The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
South West / Bristol
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 83 51
Rank change year-on-year +11 -32  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 67 33 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.61% 2.09% 4.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.70% 3.70% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 62 32 81
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £67,500 £75,000
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 Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1176 891 1245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 63.40% 56.43% 64.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1006 822 1111
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Ruby
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Bristol

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Bristol over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 65 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (45.19%) Python
3 46 (44.23%) Test Automation
4 44 (42.31%) C#
5 35 (33.65%) TDD
5 35 (33.65%) Selenium
6 34 (32.69%) DevOps
7 33 (31.73%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (30.77%) WebDriver
8 32 (30.77%) Cucumber
9 29 (27.88%) JavaScript
9 29 (27.88%) SQL
9 29 (27.88%) Linux
10 26 (25.00%) Java
10 26 (25.00%) BDD
11 25 (24.04%) QA
12 24 (23.08%) Finance
13 23 (22.12%) Telecoms
13 23 (22.12%) .NET
13 23 (22.12%) Unix
13 23 (22.12%) RESTful
13 23 (22.12%) Amazon AWS
14 22 (21.15%) Git (software)
14 22 (21.15%) Continuous Delivery
14 22 (21.15%) OO
14 22 (21.15%) Ruby on Rails
15 21 (20.19%) Marketing
15 21 (20.19%) Digital Marketing
15 21 (20.19%) REST
16 20 (19.23%) Degree

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 6 (5.77%) JBoss
1 6 (5.77%) OpenStack
1 6 (5.77%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.81%) CloudStack
2 5 (4.81%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.96%) Confluence
5 1 (0.96%) Jetty
5 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 20 (19.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.12%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (8.65%) SaaS
4 8 (7.69%) IaaS
4 8 (7.69%) PaaS
5 2 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.96%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.69%) SSL
2 5 (4.81%) Firewall
3 1 (0.96%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 12 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.81%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.96%) Big Data
6 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.96%) MySQL
6 1 (0.96%) Redis
6 1 (0.96%) Riak
Development Applications
1 35 (33.65%) Selenium
2 32 (30.77%) Cucumber
2 32 (30.77%) WebDriver
3 22 (21.15%) Git (software)
4 19 (18.27%) Jenkins
5 18 (17.31%) SpecFlow
6 17 (16.35%) WATIR
7 15 (14.42%) Calabash
8 14 (13.46%) Appium
8 14 (13.46%) JMeter
9 11 (10.58%) Capybara
9 11 (10.58%) Jasmine
9 11 (10.58%) Protractor
10 9 (8.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (6.73%) Mercurial
12 6 (5.77%) JIRA
12 6 (5.77%) TeamCity
13 5 (4.81%) Subversion
14 4 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (1.92%) JBehave
General
1 24 (23.08%) Finance
2 23 (22.12%) Telecoms
3 21 (20.19%) Marketing
4 20 (19.23%) Electronics
4 20 (19.23%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.77%) Games
6 4 (3.85%) Retail
7 2 (1.92%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 35 (33.65%) Developer
2 24 (23.08%) Tester
3 21 (20.19%) Ruby Developer
4 15 (14.42%) Automation Tester
4 15 (14.42%) C# Developer
5 13 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (12.50%) Technical Tester
6 12 (11.54%) Machine Learning Researcher
6 12 (11.54%) QA Tester
7 11 (10.58%) .NET Developer
7 11 (10.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (9.62%) Test Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 9 (8.65%) Software Developer
9 9 (8.65%) Web Developer
10 8 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
11 7 (6.73%) Analyst
11 7 (6.73%) Senior Developer
11 7 (6.73%) Senior Ruby Developer
11 7 (6.73%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.12%) .NET
1 23 (22.12%) RESTful
2 22 (21.15%) Ruby on Rails
3 21 (20.19%) REST
4 16 (15.38%) Web Services
5 14 (13.46%) CSS
5 14 (13.46%) HTML
6 12 (11.54%) AngularJS
6 12 (11.54%) Behat
7 11 (10.58%) .NET Framework
8 10 (9.62%) React
9 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET
10 8 (7.69%) JSON
11 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (5.77%) Node.js
13 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (4.81%) Code First Entity Framework
13 5 (4.81%) Entity Framework
13 5 (4.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) Mobile App
2 13 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 13 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 12 (11.54%) Client/Server
4 9 (8.65%) Streaming Video
5 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.85%) Video on Demand
7 3 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.92%) User Experience
9 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.96%) Fintech
9 1 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.88%) Linux
2 23 (22.12%) Unix
3 17 (16.35%) Windows
4 5 (4.81%) Android
4 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (44.23%) Test Automation
3 35 (33.65%) TDD
4 34 (32.69%) DevOps
5 33 (31.73%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (25.00%) BDD
7 22 (21.15%) Continuous Delivery
7 22 (21.15%) OO
8 21 (20.19%) Digital Marketing
9 20 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (19.23%) Programme Management
10 18 (17.31%) Software Engineering
11 16 (15.38%) Machine Learning
11 16 (15.38%) Open Source
12 15 (14.42%) Refactoring
13 14 (13.46%) MVC
14 13 (12.50%) Web Development
15 11 (10.58%) Software Testing
16 10 (9.62%) Test Strategy
17 9 (8.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 47 (45.19%) Python
2 44 (42.31%) C#
3 29 (27.88%) JavaScript
3 29 (27.88%) SQL
4 26 (25.00%) Java
5 18 (17.31%) Shell Script
6 8 (7.69%) Scala
7 5 (4.81%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.92%) C
8 2 (1.92%) Go
8 2 (1.92%) Perl
9 1 (0.96%) PHP
9 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.96%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (19.23%) Degree
2 14 (13.46%) ISTQB
3 12 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (11.54%) PhD
4 11 (10.58%) ISEB
5 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (24.04%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.69%) Docker
2 5 (4.81%) vSphere
2 5 (4.81%) Xen
2 5 (4.81%) XenServer
3 1 (0.96%) etcd
3 1 (0.96%) flannel
3 1 (0.96%) LXC
Systems Management
1 14 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (11.54%) Puppet
3 11 (10.58%) Ansible
4 6 (5.77%) Cobbler
4 6 (5.77%) Terraform
4 6 (5.77%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.85%) Salt
6 2 (1.92%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.96%) Consul
7 1 (0.96%) HockeyApp
7 1 (0.96%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 20 (19.23%) SAP
2 6 (5.77%) Oracle
3 5 (4.81%) EnterpriseDB
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.96%) Xamarin
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