Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 117 148
Rank change year-on-year +34 +31 +4
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 160 104 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.63% 2.32% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.96% 4.86% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 136 104 117
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +21.05% -26.92%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%

Ruby is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2298 2138 2509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 52.18% 47.78% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1996 1850 2201
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +2.41%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Hertfordshire

Ruby
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Hertfordshire

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Hertfordshire

Ruby
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +34 39 £52,500 +7.69% 5
St Albans -4 36 £65,000 - 1
Watford +11 29 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Waltham Cross - 24 £35,000 - 1
Hertford - 8 £47,500 -
Welwyn Garden City -5 6 - -
Hatfield 0 4 £66,250 +15.22% 1
Stevenage - 2 - -
Hitchin - 2 £35,000 - 1
Letchworth - 2 £31,250 -
Ruby
East of England

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

1 149 (93.13%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (78.13%) TDD
3 112 (70.00%) Git (software)
4 110 (68.75%) NoSQL
5 108 (67.50%) Node.js
5 108 (67.50%) BDD
6 107 (66.88%) MVC
7 106 (66.25%) C#
7 106 (66.25%) .NET
7 106 (66.25%) RESTful
8 105 (65.63%) ASP.NET
9 104 (65.00%) SQL Server
9 104 (65.00%) Web Application Development
10 103 (64.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 102 (63.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 102 (63.75%) WCF
11 102 (63.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 89 (55.63%) OO
13 72 (45.00%) SQL Server 2016
14 33 (20.63%) JavaScript
14 33 (20.63%) .NET Framework
14 33 (20.63%) Entity Framework
14 33 (20.63%) Code First Entity Framework
15 31 (19.38%) Google
16 30 (18.75%) Yahoo!
16 30 (18.75%) BBC
16 30 (18.75%) Sony
16 30 (18.75%) Apple
16 30 (18.75%) Facebook
16 30 (18.75%) Social Media

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (4.38%) OpenStack
2 6 (3.75%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (2.50%) Apache
3 4 (2.50%) WordPress
4 2 (1.25%) Confluence
4 2 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.25%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) nginx
5 1 (0.63%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.13%) PaaS
3 4 (2.50%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (2.50%) Route 53
4 3 (1.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.88%) GitHub
4 3 (1.88%) SaaS
4 3 (1.88%) Serverless
5 2 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.25%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.25%) IaaS
5 2 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.63%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.75%) Broadband
1 6 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.88%) DNS
2 3 (1.88%) Firewall
3 2 (1.25%) ICMP
3 2 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.25%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.63%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (68.75%) NoSQL
2 104 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 72 (45.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 30 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (5.63%) Redis
7 6 (3.75%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (3.13%) MySQL
9 2 (1.25%) DB2
9 2 (1.25%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.63%) Big Data
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 112 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.50%) RSpec
4 3 (1.88%) JIRA
4 3 (1.88%) Selenium
5 2 (1.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.25%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.63%) JBehave
6 1 (0.63%) JUnit
6 1 (0.63%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.63%) Mocha
6 1 (0.63%) Subversion
6 1 (0.63%) WATIR
6 1 (0.63%) webpack
General
1 12 (7.50%) Games
2 5 (3.13%) Finance
2 5 (3.13%) Retail
3 2 (1.25%) French Language
3 2 (1.25%) German Language
3 2 (1.25%) Swedish Language
4 1 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 133 (83.13%) Developer
2 102 (63.75%) .NET Developer
3 32 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 30 (18.75%) Social Media Developer
5 21 (13.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 11 (6.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Ruby Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 5 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (3.13%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (3.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (2.50%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (2.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 4 (2.50%) AWS Engineer
11 3 (1.88%) DevOps Architect
11 3 (1.88%) Head of Development
11 3 (1.88%) Head of Software Development
11 3 (1.88%) Software Development Manager
11 3 (1.88%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (67.50%) Node.js
2 106 (66.25%) .NET
2 106 (66.25%) RESTful
3 105 (65.63%) ASP.NET
4 103 (64.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 102 (63.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 102 (63.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 102 (63.75%) WCF
6 33 (20.63%) .NET Framework
6 33 (20.63%) Code First Entity Framework
6 33 (20.63%) Entity Framework
7 29 (18.13%) Ruby on Rails
8 27 (16.88%) AngularJS
9 9 (5.63%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (4.38%) React
11 6 (3.75%) Memcached
12 5 (3.13%) Web Services
13 4 (2.50%) Haml
13 4 (2.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.75%) BBC
1 30 (18.75%) Social Media
2 24 (15.00%) Social Network
3 9 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.75%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.75%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.88%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.88%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.63%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.75%) Linux
2 13 (8.13%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.88%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.25%) CentOS
4 2 (1.25%) DC/OS
4 2 (1.25%) Unix
4 2 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (93.13%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (78.13%) TDD
3 108 (67.50%) BDD
4 107 (66.88%) MVC
5 104 (65.00%) Web Application Development
6 89 (55.63%) OO
7 26 (16.25%) SDLC
8 18 (11.25%) DevOps
9 16 (10.00%) Open Source
10 12 (7.50%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (5.63%) Data Protection
11 9 (5.63%) IT Strategy
11 9 (5.63%) Logistics
11 9 (5.63%) Software Engineering
11 9 (5.63%) Test Automation
12 7 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.38%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (3.75%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 106 (66.25%) C#
2 33 (20.63%) JavaScript
3 21 (13.13%) Python
4 17 (10.63%) Java
5 11 (6.88%) SQL
6 7 (4.38%) C++
7 5 (3.13%) Perl
7 5 (3.13%) PHP
8 4 (2.50%) Go
9 2 (1.25%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.25%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.63%) ES6
10 1 (0.63%) GraphQL
10 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.63%) Rust
10 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (1.25%) HND
2 2 (1.25%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.63%) CEH
3 1 (0.63%) CISM
3 1 (0.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 13 (8.13%) Docker
2 7 (4.38%) vSphere
3 6 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 19 (11.88%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (9.38%) Ansible
3 9 (5.63%) Kubernetes
4 7 (4.38%) Puppet
5 6 (3.75%) Terraform
6 4 (2.50%) Capistrano
7 2 (1.25%) Marathon
7 2 (1.25%) Mesos
8 1 (0.63%) Cacti
8 1 (0.63%) Consul
8 1 (0.63%) Nagios
8 1 (0.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (19.38%) Google
2 30 (18.75%) Apple
2 30 (18.75%) Facebook
2 30 (18.75%) Sony
2 30 (18.75%) Yahoo!
3 7 (4.38%) VMware
4 5 (3.13%) Oracle
5 3 (1.88%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.63%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.63%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.63%) Splunk