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

Ruby
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 90 124
Rank change year-on-year +2 +34 -14
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 22 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.44% 1.37% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.59% 3.00% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 15
South Wales median annual salary £51,250 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £29,650 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £54,550 £46,250
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%

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 849 634 1,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 55.67% 45.68% 50.05%
Number of salaries quoted 732 584 995
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,825 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £53,981 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 25 September 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 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
Cardiff -5 20 £52,500 +28.05%
Newport +4 2 £58,000 +59.45%
Caerphilly - 1 £50,000 -
Ruby
Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) Python
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (31.82%) DevOps
6 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 6 (27.27%) BDD
6 6 (27.27%) C#
7 5 (22.73%) .NET
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
7 5 (22.73%) TDD
7 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
7 5 (22.73%) JSON
7 5 (22.73%) PaaS
7 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
8 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
8 4 (18.18%) Node.js
8 4 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (18.18%) YAML
8 4 (18.18%) SCVMM
8 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
8 4 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (18.18%) IaaS
8 4 (18.18%) Ajax

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 2 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (22.73%) PaaS
4 4 (18.18%) IaaS
5 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.64%) MySQL
4 2 (9.09%) Big Data
4 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.09%) Sqoop
5 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
2 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) JMeter
3 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (18.18%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Technical Architect
3 4 (18.18%) AWS Architect
3 4 (18.18%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (18.18%) Azure Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (18.18%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (18.18%) DevOps Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Database Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum Master
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Database Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Senior DBA
5 2 (9.09%) Senior SQL DBA
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
1 5 (22.73%) JSON
2 4 (18.18%) Ajax
2 4 (18.18%) Node.js
2 4 (18.18%) XML
2 4 (18.18%) YAML
3 2 (9.09%) REST
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.55%) CakePHP
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) Django
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) LAMP
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 4 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) DevOps
3 6 (27.27%) BDD
3 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.64%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) SDLC
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Analytics
7 2 (9.09%) API Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
7 2 (9.09%) High Availability
7 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 2 (9.09%) MVC
8 1 (4.55%) B2B
8 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) Python
4 6 (27.27%) C#
4 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 4 (18.18%) C++
5 4 (18.18%) PHP
6 3 (13.64%) Scala
7 2 (9.09%) Go
7 2 (9.09%) Perl
7 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 2 (9.09%) R
8 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 2 (9.09%) GDPR
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) HDFS
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCVMM
2 2 (9.09%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Teradata
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.55%) Cloudera