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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 93 105 104
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 47 53 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.17% 2.06% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.40% 5.25% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 44 45 57
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1067 1010 1163
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 49.19% 39.27% 49.70%
Number of salaries quoted 930 824 942
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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 26 March 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 26 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
St Albans -17 13 £65,000 - 3
Hemel Hempstead - 13 £52,500 - 2
Watford +7 10 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Waltham Cross - 4 £70,000 -
Stevenage - 2 £43,750 -
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 - -
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 81 (66.39%) TDD
2 79 (64.75%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (64.75%) Git (software)
3 73 (59.84%) C#
4 72 (59.02%) MVC
4 72 (59.02%) RESTful
5 71 (58.20%) .NET
5 71 (58.20%) ASP.NET
5 71 (58.20%) BDD
6 70 (57.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 68 (55.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 67 (54.92%) Web Application Development
8 67 (54.92%) Node.js
8 67 (54.92%) SQL Server
8 67 (54.92%) WCF
9 62 (50.82%) NoSQL
9 62 (50.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 54 (44.26%) SQL Server 2014
11 40 (32.79%) OO
12 38 (31.15%) JavaScript
13 36 (29.51%) AngularJS
14 33 (27.05%) Google
15 32 (26.23%) .NET Framework
15 32 (26.23%) Linux
15 32 (26.23%) Entity Framework
16 29 (23.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 27 (22.13%) KnockoutJS
17 27 (22.13%) Code First Entity Framework
18 26 (21.31%) Facebook
18 26 (21.31%) Social Media

Ruby
Top Related 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 9 (7.38%) Apache
2 5 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.28%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.64%) WordPress
5 1 (0.82%) nginx
5 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.46%) SaaS
4 2 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) DNS
1 4 (3.28%) Firewall
1 4 (3.28%) HTTP
1 4 (3.28%) SSL
1 4 (3.28%) Wireless
2 1 (0.82%) DHCP
2 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.82%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (54.92%) SQL Server
2 62 (50.82%) NoSQL
3 54 (44.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 13 (10.66%) MongoDB
4 13 (10.66%) SQL Server 2016
5 12 (9.84%) MySQL
5 12 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (8.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 79 (64.75%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.38%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.56%) Cucumber
3 8 (6.56%) Selenium
3 8 (6.56%) WebDriver
4 7 (5.74%) GitLab
5 5 (4.10%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.28%) RSpec
6 4 (3.28%) Subversion
7 3 (2.46%) GoCD
7 3 (2.46%) JIRA
8 2 (1.64%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.64%) gulp
9 1 (0.82%) Mercurial
General
1 15 (12.30%) Music Industry
2 11 (9.02%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Games
3 3 (2.46%) Electronics
4 1 (0.82%) Marketing
4 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (72.13%) Developer
2 66 (54.10%) .NET Developer
3 26 (21.31%) Social Media Developer
4 12 (9.84%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (8.20%) Graduate
5 10 (8.20%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 10 (8.20%) Graduate Developer
5 10 (8.20%) Junior
5 10 (8.20%) Junior .NET Developer
5 10 (8.20%) Junior Developer
6 9 (7.38%) .NET Software Developer
6 9 (7.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 8 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.56%) C# Developer
7 8 (6.56%) Ruby Developer
8 7 (5.74%) DevOps Manager
8 7 (5.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 6 (4.92%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Tester
10 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (59.02%) RESTful
2 71 (58.20%) .NET
2 71 (58.20%) ASP.NET
3 70 (57.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 68 (55.74%) ASP.NET Web API
5 67 (54.92%) Node.js
5 67 (54.92%) WCF
6 62 (50.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 36 (29.51%) AngularJS
8 32 (26.23%) .NET Framework
8 32 (26.23%) Entity Framework
9 29 (23.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 27 (22.13%) Code First Entity Framework
10 27 (22.13%) KnockoutJS
11 26 (21.31%) Ruby on Rails
12 14 (11.48%) Web Services
13 10 (8.20%) CSS
14 9 (7.38%) HTML
15 7 (5.74%) Memcached
16 5 (4.10%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.31%) BBC
1 26 (21.31%) Social Media
2 9 (7.38%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.46%) Smart Home
5 1 (0.82%) Clustering
5 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.23%) Linux
2 5 (4.10%) Mac OS X
2 5 (4.10%) Windows
3 4 (3.28%) Unix
4 2 (1.64%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.82%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (66.39%) TDD
2 79 (64.75%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (59.02%) MVC
4 71 (58.20%) BDD
5 67 (54.92%) Web Application Development
6 40 (32.79%) OO
7 22 (18.03%) DevOps
8 21 (17.21%) Scrum
9 15 (12.30%) High Availability
10 13 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (9.84%) Open Source
12 11 (9.02%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (6.56%) Configuration Management
13 8 (6.56%) Manual Testing
13 8 (6.56%) Test Scripting
14 7 (5.74%) Web Development
14 7 (5.74%) Website Architecture
15 6 (4.92%) Front End Development
15 6 (4.92%) Software Engineering
16 5 (4.10%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 73 (59.84%) C#
2 38 (31.15%) JavaScript
3 17 (13.93%) Python
4 14 (11.48%) Java
5 11 (9.02%) VB
5 11 (9.02%) VB.NET
6 10 (8.20%) Perl
7 6 (4.92%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.10%) F#
8 5 (4.10%) PHP
9 4 (3.28%) SQL
10 3 (2.46%) C++
10 3 (2.46%) Go
10 3 (2.46%) Rust
11 2 (1.64%) ES6
11 2 (1.64%) Scala
12 1 (0.82%) C
12 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (9.02%) Degree
2 1 (0.82%) CEH
2 1 (0.82%) CPTE
2 1 (0.82%) CREST Certified
2 1 (0.82%) HND
2 1 (0.82%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.02%) Docker
2 7 (5.74%) Dovecot
3 1 (0.82%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (15.57%) Puppet
2 11 (9.02%) Ansible
3 10 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (5.74%) HAProxy
5 5 (4.10%) Kibana
6 3 (2.46%) Grafana
6 3 (2.46%) Terraform
7 2 (1.64%) Capistrano
7 2 (1.64%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (27.05%) Google
2 26 (21.31%) Apple
2 26 (21.31%) Facebook
2 26 (21.31%) Sony
2 26 (21.31%) Yahoo!
3 1 (0.82%) Cisco
3 1 (0.82%) VMware
Watford, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield
Ocado Technology
Salary: competitive salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago