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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 94 139
Rank change year-on-year +13 +45  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 63 52 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.03% 2.27% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.95% 5.40% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 47 52 53
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £36,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1058 963 1298
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 50.89% 42.13% 45.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2122 1890 2759
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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
Watford +8 15 £50,000 +5.26% 1
St Albans -3 13 £65,000 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 13 £52,500 - 2
Welwyn Garden City +3 10 - -
Hertford - 4 £47,500 - 1
Letchworth - 3 £25,000 - 1
Waltham Cross - 2 £35,000 - 1
Ruby
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 92 (82.14%) TDD
2 83 (74.11%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (72.32%) C#
3 81 (72.32%) .NET
3 81 (72.32%) ASP.NET
4 78 (69.64%) MVC
4 78 (69.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 76 (67.86%) RESTful
5 76 (67.86%) SQL Server
5 76 (67.86%) BDD
6 75 (66.96%) Node.js
7 74 (66.07%) Web Application Development
7 74 (66.07%) ASP.NET Web API
7 74 (66.07%) Git (software)
7 74 (66.07%) WCF
8 72 (64.29%) NoSQL
9 70 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 56 (50.00%) OO
11 41 (36.61%) JavaScript
11 41 (36.61%) SQL Server 2014
12 34 (30.36%) AngularJS
13 33 (29.46%) SQL Server 2016
14 31 (27.68%) Google
15 27 (24.11%) Yahoo!
15 27 (24.11%) BBC
15 27 (24.11%) Apple
15 27 (24.11%) Sony
15 27 (24.11%) Facebook
15 27 (24.11%) Social Media
16 24 (21.43%) Entity Framework

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 4 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.68%) SugarCRM
2 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.79%) Apache
3 2 (1.79%) Confluence
3 2 (1.79%) WordPress
4 1 (0.89%) Drupal
4 1 (0.89%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.68%) IaaS
4 2 (1.79%) GitHub
4 2 (1.79%) PaaS
4 2 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) Firewall
2 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.79%) DNS
3 2 (1.79%) ICMP
3 2 (1.79%) VPN
4 1 (0.89%) SSL
4 1 (0.89%) Wireless
4 1 (0.89%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (67.86%) SQL Server
2 72 (64.29%) NoSQL
3 41 (36.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 33 (29.46%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (8.04%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.46%) MySQL
7 3 (2.68%) DB2
7 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.79%) Redis
9 1 (0.89%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 74 (66.07%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.57%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.68%) RSpec
4 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.79%) JIRA
4 2 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.89%) Ant
5 1 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 12 (10.71%) Games
2 10 (8.93%) Music Industry
3 5 (4.46%) Retail
4 4 (3.57%) Finance
5 2 (1.79%) French Language
5 2 (1.79%) German Language
5 2 (1.79%) Swedish Language
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (82.14%) Developer
2 73 (65.18%) .NET Developer
3 27 (24.11%) Social Media Developer
4 23 (20.54%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (8.04%) Development Manager
6 8 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Junior
7 7 (6.25%) Junior Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Ruby Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Head of Development
8 5 (4.46%) Head of Software Development
8 5 (4.46%) Software Development Manager
8 5 (4.46%) Software Manager
9 4 (3.57%) .NET Development Manager
9 4 (3.57%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Graduate
9 4 (3.57%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Junior .NET Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (72.32%) .NET
1 81 (72.32%) ASP.NET
2 78 (69.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 76 (67.86%) RESTful
4 75 (66.96%) Node.js
5 74 (66.07%) ASP.NET Web API
5 74 (66.07%) WCF
6 70 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 34 (30.36%) AngularJS
8 24 (21.43%) .NET Framework
8 24 (21.43%) Entity Framework
9 22 (19.64%) KnockoutJS
9 22 (19.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 20 (17.86%) Code First Entity Framework
11 15 (13.39%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (8.04%) CSS
13 5 (4.46%) HTML
14 4 (3.57%) jQuery
14 4 (3.57%) MSMQ
14 4 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.11%) BBC
1 27 (24.11%) Social Media
2 14 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.46%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.79%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.79%) Social Network
6 1 (0.89%) Clustering
6 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.61%) Mac OS X
2 8 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.79%) Unix
4 1 (0.89%) AIX
4 1 (0.89%) CentOS
4 1 (0.89%) Debian
4 1 (0.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (82.14%) TDD
2 83 (74.11%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (69.64%) MVC
4 76 (67.86%) BDD
5 74 (66.07%) Web Application Development
6 56 (50.00%) OO
7 12 (10.71%) SDLC
8 11 (9.82%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (8.93%) Data Protection
9 10 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (8.93%) High Availability
9 10 (8.93%) IT Strategy
9 10 (8.93%) Logistics
9 10 (8.93%) Matrix Organization
9 10 (8.93%) Secure Coding
9 10 (8.93%) SOA
10 5 (4.46%) DevOps
10 5 (4.46%) Performance Improvement
10 5 (4.46%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (72.32%) C#
2 41 (36.61%) JavaScript
3 16 (14.29%) Java
4 14 (12.50%) C++
5 11 (9.82%) SQL
6 9 (8.04%) Python
6 9 (8.04%) VB.NET
7 6 (5.36%) Perl
7 6 (5.36%) PHP
7 6 (5.36%) VB
8 4 (3.57%) F#
9 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.79%) Go
10 1 (0.89%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.89%) CEH
3 1 (0.89%) CPTE
3 1 (0.89%) CREST Certified
3 1 (0.89%) OSCP
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Varnish
1 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.57%) Ansible
2 4 (3.57%) Kibana
3 2 (1.79%) Capistrano
3 2 (1.79%) Puppet
3 2 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (27.68%) Google
2 27 (24.11%) Apple
2 27 (24.11%) Facebook
2 27 (24.11%) Sony
2 27 (24.11%) Yahoo!
3 6 (5.36%) Oracle
4 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.79%) VMware
5 1 (0.89%) hybris
5 1 (0.89%) IBM
Watford, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits+Car
Posted: 5 days ago