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

Ruby
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 65 57
Rank change year-on-year -11 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 5 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.72% 1.32% 2.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 2.27% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 13
Median salary £35,764 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.59% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 440 353 327
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 63.40% 58.15% 57.77%
Number of salaries quoted 352 308 296
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 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
Bath -8 1 £34,500 +6.15%
Taunton - 1 £37,028 -
Portishead - 1 £45,000 -
Ruby
South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) BDD
2 10 (62.50%) TDD
3 9 (56.25%) C#
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (50.00%) OO
4 8 (50.00%) Apple
4 8 (50.00%) .NET
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (50.00%) Sony
4 8 (50.00%) MVC
4 8 (50.00%) BBC
4 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (50.00%) RESTful
4 8 (50.00%) Yahoo!
4 8 (50.00%) Google
4 8 (50.00%) WCF
4 8 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 8 (50.00%) Node.js
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (50.00%) Social Media
4 8 (50.00%) Facebook
4 8 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 3 (18.75%) Java

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 2 (12.50%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) JBehave
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Social Media Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
1 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 8 (50.00%) Node.js
1 8 (50.00%) RESTful
1 8 (50.00%) WCF
2 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) BBC
1 8 (50.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) BDD
2 10 (62.50%) TDD
3 8 (50.00%) MVC
3 8 (50.00%) OO
3 8 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Apple
1 8 (50.00%) Facebook
1 8 (50.00%) Google
1 8 (50.00%) Sony
1 8 (50.00%) Yahoo!
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ neg + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago