The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 73 87
Rank change year-on-year +12 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 7 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.18% 1.85% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.61% 3.83% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 9
Median salary £40,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 268 444 462
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 45.12% 48.26% 41.89%
Number of salaries quoted 208 405 418
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Ruby as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Bedfordshire

Ruby
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Ruby in Bedfordshire

Ruby
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 4 £40,000 -
Luton -5 2 - -
Ruby
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 11 (91.67%) High Availability
2 10 (83.33%) Node.js
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) MVC
3 9 (75.00%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) Music Industry
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (75.00%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) BDD
3 9 (75.00%) NoSQL
3 9 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
3 9 (75.00%) Web Application Development
3 9 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (75.00%) WCF
3 9 (75.00%) RESTful
3 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 9 (75.00%) Code First Entity Framework
3 9 (75.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) PHP

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (75.00%) Music Industry
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
1 10 (83.33%) Node.js
2 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (75.00%) Code First Entity Framework
2 9 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 9 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (75.00%) RESTful
2 9 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 9 (75.00%) WCF
3 2 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) High Availability
2 10 (83.33%) MVC
3 9 (75.00%) BDD
3 9 (75.00%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Auto-Scaling
5 2 (16.67%) Code Coverage
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) CA
1 2 (16.67%) CA Agile Central