The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 / Gloucestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 41 59
Rank change year-on-year -32 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 30 67 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.59% 6.29% 3.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.17% 11.43% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 30 46 29
Median salary £40,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £45,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 580 586 609
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 69.46% 55.02% 59.36%
Number of salaries quoted 468 406 495
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +16.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Ruby
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Gloucestershire

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Gloucestershire

Ruby
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Gloucester -8 13 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Cheltenham -9 5 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Cirencester - 2 £35,000 -
Ruby
South West

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 58 (95.08%) Linux
2 54 (88.52%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (85.25%) Python
4 49 (80.33%) Java
5 36 (59.02%) Security Cleared
6 34 (55.74%) Scrum
7 30 (49.18%) C++
8 29 (47.54%) ISTQB
9 28 (45.90%) C#
10 27 (44.26%) Perl
11 26 (42.62%) Software Engineering
12 25 (40.98%) Test Automation
13 24 (39.34%) MongoDB
13 24 (39.34%) Selenium
14 23 (37.70%) Hibernate
14 23 (37.70%) Windows
14 23 (37.70%) ISEB
15 22 (36.07%) TDD
15 22 (36.07%) Non-Functional Testing
15 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
16 20 (32.79%) Cucumber
16 20 (32.79%) Jenkins
16 20 (32.79%) JIRA
16 20 (32.79%) Web Services
16 20 (32.79%) XML
17 19 (31.15%) HP
17 19 (31.15%) Cybersecurity
17 19 (31.15%) Test Strategy
17 19 (31.15%) Hadoop
18 18 (29.51%) DV Cleared

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 13 (21.31%) Apache Spark
1 13 (21.31%) JBoss
2 9 (14.75%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (11.48%) Mule
3 7 (11.48%) Mule ESB
3 7 (11.48%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.84%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 14 (22.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.23%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.75%) SaaS
3 7 (11.48%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.64%) GitHub
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) SSH
2 2 (3.28%) FTP
2 2 (3.28%) HTTP
2 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.64%) IMAP
3 1 (1.64%) LAN
3 1 (1.64%) Network Security
3 1 (1.64%) POP3
3 1 (1.64%) SMTP
3 1 (1.64%) WAN
3 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (39.34%) MongoDB
2 19 (31.15%) Hadoop
3 18 (29.51%) NoSQL
4 12 (19.67%) MySQL
5 10 (16.39%) Big Data
6 9 (14.75%) RDBMS
6 9 (14.75%) Relational Database
7 7 (11.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (11.48%) Apache Hive
8 6 (9.84%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
10 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (1.64%) CouchDB
11 1 (1.64%) MariaDB
11 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (39.34%) Selenium
2 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
3 20 (32.79%) Cucumber
3 20 (32.79%) Jenkins
3 20 (32.79%) JIRA
4 18 (29.51%) JMeter
5 15 (24.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (19.67%) LoadRunner
7 8 (13.11%) Bitbucket
8 7 (11.48%) IntelliJ
8 7 (11.48%) JUnit
8 7 (11.48%) Maven
8 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (11.48%) Vagrant
8 7 (11.48%) Zephyr
9 6 (9.84%) WATIR
10 1 (1.64%) Appium
10 1 (1.64%) Gatling
General
1 17 (27.87%) Telecoms
2 16 (26.23%) Manufacturing
3 14 (22.95%) Electronics
3 14 (22.95%) Finance
3 14 (22.95%) Marketing
4 7 (11.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Software Engineer
2 16 (26.23%) Test Engineer
3 15 (24.59%) Test Automation Engineer
4 13 (21.31%) Developer
5 9 (14.75%) Analyst
5 9 (14.75%) Test Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Java Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Lead Software Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.84%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Automation Test Lead
9 3 (4.92%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.92%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Security Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Tester
10 2 (3.28%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.70%) Hibernate
2 20 (32.79%) Web Services
2 20 (32.79%) XML
3 17 (27.87%) Apache Camel
3 17 (27.87%) HTML
3 17 (27.87%) Spring
4 16 (26.23%) CSS
5 15 (24.59%) jQuery
5 15 (24.59%) REST
6 14 (22.95%) SOAP
7 11 (18.03%) Node.js
8 10 (16.39%) Java EE
8 10 (16.39%) LAMP
9 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
9 9 (14.75%) CSS3
9 9 (14.75%) HTML5
9 9 (14.75%) Middleware
10 7 (11.48%) Gherkin
10 7 (11.48%) JPA
10 7 (11.48%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) PKI
2 6 (9.84%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) BBC
4 2 (3.28%) Social Media
5 1 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 58 (95.08%) Linux
2 23 (37.70%) Windows
3 8 (13.11%) Unix
4 4 (6.56%) CentOS
5 1 (1.64%) Android
5 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.64%) Debian
5 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (88.52%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (55.74%) Scrum
3 26 (42.62%) Software Engineering
4 25 (40.98%) Test Automation
5 22 (36.07%) Non-Functional Testing
5 22 (36.07%) TDD
6 19 (31.15%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (31.15%) Test Strategy
7 18 (29.51%) DevOps
8 17 (27.87%) Programme Management
9 16 (26.23%) BDD
9 16 (26.23%) Test Scripting
10 14 (22.95%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (22.95%) Digital Marketing
10 14 (22.95%) Kanban
11 12 (19.67%) Configuration Management
11 12 (19.67%) Integration Testing
12 11 (18.03%) SDLC
13 10 (16.39%) Data Analytics
13 10 (16.39%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (85.25%) Python
2 49 (80.33%) Java
3 30 (49.18%) C++
4 28 (45.90%) C#
5 27 (44.26%) Perl
6 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
7 15 (24.59%) C
8 13 (21.31%) SQL
9 7 (11.48%) Bash Shell
9 7 (11.48%) XPath
10 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.64%) Fortran
11 1 (1.64%) Pascal
11 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (59.02%) Security Cleared
2 29 (47.54%) ISTQB
3 23 (37.70%) ISEB
4 18 (29.51%) DV Cleared
5 16 (26.23%) Degree
6 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
7 6 (9.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Hyper-V
1 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (14.75%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (14.75%) Puppet
3 1 (1.64%) Graphite
3 1 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) HP
2 16 (26.23%) Oracle
3 14 (22.95%) SAP
4 10 (16.39%) VMware
5 9 (14.75%) Apple
6 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
7 6 (9.84%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.28%) Facebook
9 2 (3.28%) Google
9 2 (3.28%) Sony
9 2 (3.28%) Yahoo!
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