Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 68 95
Rank change year-on-year +16 +27 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 48 46 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.28% 3.74% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.69% 6.01% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 42 34 17
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +9.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £33,400
90th Percentile £80,625 £63,750 £58,250
South West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -8.16%

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 718 765 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 64.05% 62.25% 66.48%
Number of salaries quoted 535 661 721
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.51% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,050 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +5.16%

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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
Bath +20 24 £45,000 -21.74% 9
Taunton -1 7 £37,738 -5.66% 1
Bridgwater -9 6 £50,000 -
Street - 4 £80,000 -
Yeovil - 2 £75,000 -
Ruby
South West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 30 (62.50%) Python
2 23 (47.92%) Java
3 18 (37.50%) PHP
4 17 (35.42%) Selenium
4 17 (35.42%) Git (software)
4 17 (35.42%) Test Automation
5 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (29.17%) Linux
6 14 (29.17%) Jenkins
7 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (22.92%) C#
8 11 (22.92%) BDD
8 11 (22.92%) Laravel
9 10 (20.83%) SpecFlow
9 10 (20.83%) Cucumber
9 10 (20.83%) SoapUI
9 10 (20.83%) Hadoop
9 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
9 10 (20.83%) JMeter
9 10 (20.83%) Scrum
9 10 (20.83%) DevOps
10 9 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (18.75%) TDD
10 9 (18.75%) Software Testing
10 9 (18.75%) SQL
11 8 (16.67%) Bash Shell
11 8 (16.67%) QA
11 8 (16.67%) Ubuntu
11 8 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
11 8 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing

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 5 (10.42%) Apache Spark
1 5 (10.42%) SAS
2 3 (6.25%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.42%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.33%) PaaS
4 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) DHCP
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Hadoop
2 7 (14.58%) MySQL
3 5 (10.42%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (10.42%) GIS
4 4 (8.33%) CouchDB
5 3 (6.25%) Big Data
6 2 (4.17%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Git (software)
1 17 (35.42%) Selenium
2 14 (29.17%) Jenkins
3 10 (20.83%) Cucumber
3 10 (20.83%) JMeter
3 10 (20.83%) SoapUI
3 10 (20.83%) SpecFlow
3 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
4 7 (14.58%) PHPUnit
5 4 (8.33%) Bitbucket
5 4 (8.33%) CircleCI
5 4 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (10.42%) Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Automation Tester
2 9 (18.75%) Backend Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Tester
3 8 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) PHP Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Automation Test Expert
6 5 (10.42%) Data Scientist
7 4 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Automation Test Lead
9 2 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) IT Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) PHP Zend Developer
9 2 (4.17%) React Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) Laravel
2 7 (14.58%) jQuery
2 7 (14.58%) REST
3 5 (10.42%) CSS
3 5 (10.42%) MLlib
3 5 (10.42%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (10.42%) Node.js
3 5 (10.42%) Pandas
3 5 (10.42%) RESTful
3 5 (10.42%) scikit-learn
4 4 (8.33%) .NET
4 4 (8.33%) Doctrine
4 4 (8.33%) Express
4 4 (8.33%) OAuth
5 3 (6.25%) React
5 3 (6.25%) React Native
5 3 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (4.17%) RequireJS
6 2 (4.17%) SOAP
6 2 (4.17%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (12.50%) Clustering
2 5 (10.42%) Algorithms
2 5 (10.42%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (6.25%) Fintech
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Linux
2 8 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 7 (14.58%) CentOS
3 7 (14.58%) Debian
4 6 (12.50%) Windows
5 5 (10.42%) Unix
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Test Automation
2 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.92%) BDD
4 10 (20.83%) DevOps
4 10 (20.83%) Scrum
5 9 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 9 (18.75%) TDD
6 8 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
6 8 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Data Science
7 7 (14.58%) Software Delivery
8 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.50%) Workflow
9 5 (10.42%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (10.42%) Data Protection
9 5 (10.42%) Open Source
9 5 (10.42%) Project Management
9 5 (10.42%) Time Management
9 5 (10.42%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) Python
2 23 (47.92%) Java
3 18 (37.50%) PHP
4 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (22.92%) C#
6 9 (18.75%) SQL
7 8 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 7 (14.58%) Perl
8 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
8 7 (14.58%) Shell Script
9 5 (10.42%) R
9 5 (10.42%) Scala
10 4 (8.33%) Go
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Docker
2 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
2 7 (14.58%) KVM
2 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.58%) Xen
3 6 (12.50%) Btrfs
3 6 (12.50%) Ceph
3 6 (12.50%) DRBD
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
2 4 (8.33%) Ansible
2 4 (8.33%) Check_MK
2 4 (8.33%) Nagios
3 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.17%) Puppet
4 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
1 7 (14.58%) VMware
2 5 (10.42%) Tableau
3 2 (4.17%) Zend
4 1 (2.08%) Google
4 1 (2.08%) Rackspace