Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
South West > Somerset
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 107 93
Rank change year-on-year +55 -14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 35 10 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.03% 0.76% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.80% 1.22% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 34 8 25
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,325 £36,000
90th Percentile £50,744 £52,875 £72,500
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 Somerset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 515 823 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 59.26% 62.30% 61.14%
Number of salaries quoted 429 679 712
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018. 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 0 15 £50,000 - 2
Taunton +12 11 £44,528 +20.26% 5
Bath +42 5 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Yeovil -9 3 £75,000 +25.00% 2
Ruby
South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 21 (60.00%) Python
2 17 (48.57%) PHP
2 17 (48.57%) Git (software)
3 16 (45.71%) Linux
4 15 (42.86%) Internet
4 15 (42.86%) Project Management
4 15 (42.86%) Workflow
4 15 (42.86%) MySQL
4 15 (42.86%) Unix
4 15 (42.86%) CSS
4 15 (42.86%) Time Management
4 15 (42.86%) jQuery
4 15 (42.86%) Retail
4 15 (42.86%) Open Source
4 15 (42.86%) PHPUnit
4 15 (42.86%) REST
4 15 (42.86%) Laravel
5 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (40.00%) C#
5 14 (40.00%) Java
6 11 (31.43%) Selenium
6 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
6 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
6 11 (31.43%) Cucumber
6 11 (31.43%) SoapUI
7 10 (28.57%) Hadoop
7 10 (28.57%) JMeter
8 9 (25.71%) Software Testing
8 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
8 9 (25.71%) SpecFlow

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 (8.57%) Apache Spark
1 3 (8.57%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) MySQL
2 10 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 9 (25.71%) Big Data
4 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.86%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Git (software)
2 15 (42.86%) PHPUnit
3 11 (31.43%) Cucumber
3 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
3 11 (31.43%) Selenium
3 11 (31.43%) SoapUI
4 10 (28.57%) JMeter
5 9 (25.71%) SpecFlow
5 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) Backend Developer
2 15 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 11 (31.43%) Test Engineer
4 10 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (25.71%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (8.57%) Data Scientist
7 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Junior
8 1 (2.86%) Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Architect
8 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Games Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Junior Data Scientist
8 1 (2.86%) Programme Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) CSS
1 15 (42.86%) jQuery
1 15 (42.86%) Laravel
1 15 (42.86%) REST
2 7 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (8.57%) MLlib
3 3 (8.57%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (8.57%) Pandas
3 3 (8.57%) scikit-learn
4 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (5.71%) Code First Entity Framework
4 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
4 2 (5.71%) Node.js
4 2 (5.71%) RESTful
4 2 (5.71%) WCF
5 1 (2.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Algorithms
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Linux
2 15 (42.86%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Open Source
1 15 (42.86%) Project Management
1 15 (42.86%) Time Management
1 15 (42.86%) Workflow
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
4 9 (25.71%) Data Science
4 9 (25.71%) Software Testing
5 8 (22.86%) DevOps
6 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (17.14%) BDD
7 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
7 6 (17.14%) Performance Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (8.57%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (8.57%) Deep Learning
8 3 (8.57%) Machine Learning
8 3 (8.57%) Software Delivery
8 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.57%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) Python
2 17 (48.57%) PHP
3 14 (40.00%) C#
3 14 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) SQL
5 3 (8.57%) R
5 3 (8.57%) Scala
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Tableau
2 1 (2.86%) VMware