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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 45 26 44
Rank change year-on-year -19 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 5 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.23% 6.40% 4.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.11% 13.10% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 15
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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 161 252 220
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 71.88% 48.84% 56.41%
Number of salaries quoted 125 190 184
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +29.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Cheltenham

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (70.00%) JIRA
3 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (70.00%) SaaS
3 7 (70.00%) REST
3 7 (70.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (70.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (60.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (60.00%) Spring Integration
4 6 (60.00%) Apache Camel
4 6 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (60.00%) BDD
4 6 (60.00%) JPA
4 6 (60.00%) Kanban
4 6 (60.00%) Mule
4 6 (60.00%) Mule ESB
4 6 (60.00%) Spring MVC
4 6 (60.00%) JSON
4 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (60.00%) Retail
4 6 (60.00%) Spring

Ruby
Top Related 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 6 (60.00%) JBoss
1 6 (60.00%) Mule
1 6 (60.00%) Mule ESB
1 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (70.00%) SaaS
2 6 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (10.00%) GitHub
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (70.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (60.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) MariaDB
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (70.00%) JIRA
2 6 (60.00%) IntelliJ
2 6 (60.00%) JUnit
3 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
6 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (10.00%) Gatling
6 1 (10.00%) JMeter
6 1 (10.00%) WATIR
General
1 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) Electronics
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Senior Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) REST
2 6 (60.00%) Apache Camel
2 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (60.00%) JPA
2 6 (60.00%) JSON
2 6 (60.00%) SOAP
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) Spring Integration
2 6 (60.00%) Spring MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) BDD
3 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Kanban
3 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 6 (60.00%) OO
3 6 (60.00%) OOP
4 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Apple
2 5 (50.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (10.00%) VMware