Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 84 74
Rank change year-on-year -25 -10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 7 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.52% 2.14% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.82% 3.53% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 27
Somerset median annual salary £34,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.75% +14.29% -22.22%
10th Percentile £31,000 £33,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £44,717 £66,875 £51,500
South West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +20.00%

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 Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 851 794 664
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 63.37% 60.61% 57.34%
Number of salaries quoted 696 715 609
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £48,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Somerset

Ruby
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Somerset

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Somerset over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Somerset

Ruby
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Bridgwater +2 1 - - 1
Bath -12 1 £34,500 +2.22% 1
Taunton - 1 £37,028 -
Portishead - 1 £45,000 - 1
Ruby
South West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Pig
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Sony
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) BBC
5 1 (14.29%) JBehave
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) PHPUnit
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) Social Media
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) Node.js
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) Laravel

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 3 (42.86%) Apache Pig
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) Couchbase
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) JBehave
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) PHPUnit
3 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Developer
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Social Media Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) Laravel
1 1 (14.29%) Lucene
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) BBC
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Code Optimisation
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Apple
1 1 (14.29%) Facebook
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) Sony
1 1 (14.29%) Yahoo!
Bath, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portishead
Noir Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago