The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 44 34
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 15 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 6.41% 4.76% 5.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.14% 7.66% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 24
Median salary £21,000 £51,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -59.02% +70.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £46,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £62,500 £48,375
UK excluding London median salary £45,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.66% -  

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 148 248 194
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 63.25% 62.16% 55.11%
Number of salaries quoted 313 590 487
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £30,475 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £53,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Cheltenham

Ruby
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Cheltenham

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (65.00%) Java
4 12 (60.00%) Python
4 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 12 (60.00%) Manufacturing
5 11 (55.00%) Finance
5 11 (55.00%) Electronics
5 11 (55.00%) Programme Management
5 11 (55.00%) TDD
5 11 (55.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (55.00%) Marketing
5 11 (55.00%) Digital Marketing
5 11 (55.00%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (55.00%) SAP
6 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
6 10 (50.00%) NoSQL
7 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
7 9 (45.00%) Windows
8 8 (40.00%) Change Management
8 8 (40.00%) BT
8 8 (40.00%) Perl
8 8 (40.00%) C++
8 8 (40.00%) DevOps
8 8 (40.00%) High Availability
8 8 (40.00%) Puppet
8 8 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (40.00%) SDLC

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 7 (35.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (15.00%) JBoss
2 3 (15.00%) Mule
2 3 (15.00%) Mule ESB
2 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 11 (55.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (35.00%) GitHub
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (20.00%) SaaS
4 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 10 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (35.00%) MariaDB
2 7 (35.00%) MySQL
3 3 (15.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (35.00%) Bitbucket
4 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (15.00%) IntelliJ
4 3 (15.00%) JIRA
4 3 (15.00%) JUnit
5 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.00%) Gatling
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 12 (60.00%) Manufacturing
1 12 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (55.00%) Electronics
2 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 8 (40.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 8 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
1 8 (40.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 7 (35.00%) Administrator
2 7 (35.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 7 (35.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (35.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 7 (35.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 7 (35.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (15.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (15.00%) JPA
2 3 (15.00%) JSON
2 3 (15.00%) SOAP
2 3 (15.00%) Spring
2 3 (15.00%) Spring Integration
2 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (55.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (55.00%) Digital Marketing
3 11 (55.00%) Programme Management
3 11 (55.00%) TDD
4 8 (40.00%) Change Management
4 8 (40.00%) DevOps
4 8 (40.00%) High Availability
4 8 (40.00%) SDLC
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) BDD
6 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Kanban
6 3 (15.00%) MVC
6 3 (15.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) OOP
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Python
3 8 (40.00%) C++
3 8 (40.00%) Perl
4 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) SAP
2 8 (40.00%) BT
3 7 (35.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Apple