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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
South West / Bristol
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 92 77
Rank change year-on-year -4 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 39 44 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.11% 2.33% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 4.03% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 37 41 52
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.25% +4.44%  

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 1092 1093 1053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 59.03% 57.86% 54.90%
Number of salaries quoted 935 1004 941
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 60 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (50.72%) C#
3 29 (42.03%) Linux
4 28 (40.58%) Git (software)
5 27 (39.13%) JavaScript
5 27 (39.13%) .NET
5 27 (39.13%) TDD
6 26 (37.68%) Python
6 26 (37.68%) MVC
6 26 (37.68%) BDD
7 24 (34.78%) Java
8 23 (33.33%) OO
9 21 (30.43%) Unix
9 21 (30.43%) DevOps
10 20 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (27.54%) Selenium
11 19 (27.54%) RESTful
11 19 (27.54%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (26.09%) Test Automation
12 18 (26.09%) QA
12 18 (26.09%) SQL
13 17 (24.64%) Ruby on Rails
13 17 (24.64%) Cucumber
14 16 (23.19%) WebDriver
14 16 (23.19%) .NET Framework
14 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
15 15 (21.74%) Node.js
16 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
17 12 (17.39%) Streaming Video
17 12 (17.39%) Windows

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 4 (5.80%) CloudStack
1 4 (5.80%) JBoss
1 4 (5.80%) OpenStack
1 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
1 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
1 4 (5.80%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (4.35%) Apache Pig
2 3 (4.35%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.54%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.80%) SaaS
4 3 (4.35%) IaaS
4 3 (4.35%) PaaS
5 1 (1.45%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) Firewall
2 3 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (1.45%) HTTP
3 1 (1.45%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.39%) NoSQL
3 9 (13.04%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (4.35%) Apache Hive
5 3 (4.35%) Big Data
5 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.90%) MySQL
6 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 28 (40.58%) Git (software)
2 19 (27.54%) Selenium
3 17 (24.64%) Cucumber
4 16 (23.19%) WebDriver
5 10 (14.49%) Jenkins
5 10 (14.49%) WATIR
6 9 (13.04%) JMeter
6 9 (13.04%) SpecFlow
7 8 (11.59%) Calabash
8 7 (10.14%) Appium
9 5 (7.25%) Capybara
9 5 (7.25%) Jasmine
9 5 (7.25%) JIRA
9 5 (7.25%) Protractor
10 4 (5.80%) Subversion
10 4 (5.80%) TeamCity
11 3 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.90%) Mercurial
13 1 (1.45%) WatiN
General
1 9 (13.04%) Games
2 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Advertising
3 1 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) C# Developer
3 16 (23.19%) .NET Developer
3 16 (23.19%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (21.74%) Ruby Developer
5 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 13 (18.84%) Tester
7 12 (17.39%) Software Developer
8 10 (14.49%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (14.49%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (14.49%) Senior Developer
9 9 (13.04%) .NET Software Developer
9 9 (13.04%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (13.04%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 9 (13.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 9 (13.04%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (13.04%) Senior C# Software Developer
9 9 (13.04%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 9 (13.04%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (39.13%) .NET
2 19 (27.54%) RESTful
3 17 (24.64%) Ruby on Rails
4 16 (23.19%) .NET Framework
5 15 (21.74%) Node.js
6 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
7 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (15.94%) Web Services
9 10 (14.49%) REST
10 8 (11.59%) AngularJS
10 8 (11.59%) CSS
10 8 (11.59%) HTML
11 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (10.14%) Entity Framework
11 7 (10.14%) Hibernate
11 7 (10.14%) Java EE
11 7 (10.14%) Sass
11 7 (10.14%) Spring
11 7 (10.14%) Spring MVC
11 7 (10.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Streaming Video
2 9 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (10.14%) Client/Server
3 7 (10.14%) Video on Demand
4 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.03%) Linux
2 21 (30.43%) Unix
3 12 (17.39%) Windows
4 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.35%) Android
6 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.13%) TDD
3 26 (37.68%) BDD
3 26 (37.68%) MVC
4 23 (33.33%) OO
5 21 (30.43%) DevOps
6 20 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (26.09%) Test Automation
8 11 (15.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (13.04%) DRM
9 9 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 9 (13.04%) Open Source
10 7 (10.14%) SDLC
10 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.14%) Test Strategy
10 7 (10.14%) Web Application Development
11 6 (8.70%) Automated Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
11 6 (8.70%) Scrum
11 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.72%) C#
2 27 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 26 (37.68%) Python
4 24 (34.78%) Java
5 18 (26.09%) SQL
6 8 (11.59%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.25%) Scala
8 4 (5.80%) Perl
8 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.35%) PHP
10 1 (1.45%) C
10 1 (1.45%) C++
10 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.45%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) ISEB
2 5 (7.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Docker
2 4 (5.80%) vSphere
2 4 (5.80%) Xen
2 4 (5.80%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (14.49%) Puppet
2 8 (11.59%) Ansible
3 5 (7.25%) Cobbler
3 5 (7.25%) Tivoli
4 4 (5.80%) Salt
4 4 (5.80%) Terraform
5 1 (1.45%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle
2 4 (5.80%) EnterpriseDB
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.45%) Xamarin
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 6 days ago