Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 98 106
Rank change year-on-year +25 +8 +23
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 39 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.77% 1.32% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.11% 2.46% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 28
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.10% +30.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £59,000 £85,000 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -6.59% +21.33%

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 South Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 763 934 1,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 54.27% 53.71% 49.12%
Number of salaries quoted 668 828 964
South Wales median annual salary £38,875 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,675 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% +4.17% +2.86%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in South Wales

Ruby
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Ruby in South Wales

Ruby
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in South Wales

Ruby
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 April 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
Cardiff +21 28 £41,250 -2.94% 3
Newport +2 5 £52,700 -34.13%
Caerphilly - 3 £50,000 -
Torfaen - 2 £52,500 -
Ruby
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) Python
3 16 (41.03%) Test Automation
4 15 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (33.33%) Java
5 13 (33.33%) BDD
6 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 12 (30.77%) TDD
6 12 (30.77%) DevOps
7 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
7 11 (28.21%) Linux
8 10 (25.64%) MySQL
8 10 (25.64%) MVC
8 10 (25.64%) Cucumber
8 10 (25.64%) RESTful
8 10 (25.64%) Google
9 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
9 9 (23.08%) Games
9 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 9 (23.08%) SQL
10 8 (20.51%) CSS
10 8 (20.51%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (17.95%) Bash Shell
11 7 (17.95%) PHP
11 7 (17.95%) C#
12 6 (15.38%) C++
12 6 (15.38%) .NET
12 6 (15.38%) RDBMS
12 6 (15.38%) MSMQ

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 6 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (10.26%) Apache Spark
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 15 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.82%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (10.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (10.26%) PaaS
3 4 (10.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.64%) MySQL
3 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 6 (15.38%) RDBMS
3 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
5 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Cucumber
2 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.38%) JMeter
3 6 (15.38%) Selenium
3 6 (15.38%) TeamCity
4 5 (12.82%) SoapUI
5 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.13%) JIRA
6 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.56%) Appium
7 1 (2.56%) JUnit
7 1 (2.56%) NUnit
7 1 (2.56%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (23.08%) Games
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) .NET Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Graduate
2 6 (15.38%) Graduate .NET Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Graduate Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Junior
2 6 (15.38%) Junior .NET Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Junior Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Database Architect
3 5 (12.82%) DBA
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Database Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Senior DBA
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior SQL DBA
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Test Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) SQL DBA
3 5 (12.82%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
2 10 (25.64%) RESTful
3 8 (20.51%) CSS
3 8 (20.51%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (15.38%) .NET
4 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (15.38%) Entity Framework
4 6 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (15.38%) MSMQ
4 6 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (15.38%) WCF
4 6 (15.38%) WPF
5 5 (12.82%) HTML
5 5 (12.82%) LAMP
5 5 (12.82%) REST
5 5 (12.82%) Web Services
6 4 (10.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.26%) Cloud Native
3 4 (10.26%) Fintech
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) Test Automation
3 13 (33.33%) BDD
4 12 (30.77%) DevOps
4 12 (30.77%) TDD
5 10 (25.64%) MVC
6 6 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (15.38%) Kanban
6 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
6 6 (15.38%) SDLC
6 6 (15.38%) Web Application Development
6 6 (15.38%) Web Development
7 5 (12.82%) Agile Testing
7 5 (12.82%) API Testing
7 5 (12.82%) High Availability
8 4 (10.26%) Coaching
8 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.26%) OWASP
8 4 (10.26%) SIEM
8 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) Python
2 13 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
4 7 (17.95%) Bash Shell
4 7 (17.95%) C#
4 7 (17.95%) PHP
5 6 (15.38%) C++
5 6 (15.38%) F#
6 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
6 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
7 4 (10.26%) Go
7 4 (10.26%) R
7 4 (10.26%) Scala
8 2 (5.13%) C
8 2 (5.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) CEH
1 4 (10.26%) CREST Certified
1 4 (10.26%) OSCP
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) Data Quality
1 5 (12.82%) GDPR
2 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Kibana
2 4 (10.26%) Kubernetes
2 4 (10.26%) Nessus
2 4 (10.26%) Nmap
3 2 (5.13%) Ansible
3 2 (5.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Google
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) Teradata
3 4 (10.26%) Qualys
4 2 (5.13%) TOWER Software
5 1 (2.56%) Perforce