Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 107 102
Rank change year-on-year +31 -5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 32 28 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.39% 1.46% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 2.74% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 42
South Wales median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £55,349 £85,000 £52,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -6.67%

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 682 1,023 1,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 50.93% 53.36% 49.87%
Number of salaries quoted 605 932 995
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,025 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,500 £55,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £38,250 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.52% +3.57% -

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +20 17 £28,750 -32.35% 2
Newport +9 12 £52,700 -34.13%
Torfaen - 2 £52,500 -
Ruby
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (68.75%) Python
3 18 (56.25%) Test Automation
4 16 (50.00%) DevOps
5 14 (43.75%) BDD
5 14 (43.75%) Java
6 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 11 (34.38%) SQL
7 11 (34.38%) CSS
7 11 (34.38%) TDD
7 11 (34.38%) Games
7 11 (34.38%) SaaS
7 11 (34.38%) PaaS
7 11 (34.38%) NoSQL
7 11 (34.38%) R
7 11 (34.38%) CSS3
7 11 (34.38%) Node.js
7 11 (34.38%) Scala
7 11 (34.38%) Hadoop
7 11 (34.38%) Ruby on Rails
7 11 (34.38%) Django
7 11 (34.38%) Go
7 11 (34.38%) Apache Spark
8 10 (31.25%) Coaching
9 8 (25.00%) Google
9 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (25.00%) RESTful
9 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering

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 11 (34.38%) Apache Spark
2 6 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) PaaS
1 11 (34.38%) SaaS
2 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) Hadoop
1 11 (34.38%) NoSQL
2 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
1 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
2 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.50%) Selenium
4 2 (6.25%) Ant
4 2 (6.25%) CruiseControl
4 2 (6.25%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) JMeter
4 2 (6.25%) Maven
5 1 (3.13%) Appium
5 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.13%) JUnit
5 1 (3.13%) NUnit
5 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.13%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (34.38%) Games
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Junior
3 6 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Graduate
3 6 (18.75%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Graduate Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Junior .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Junior Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Lead Developer
4 5 (15.63%) QA Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.50%) QA Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Software QA Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Software QA Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Tester
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) CSS
1 11 (34.38%) CSS3
1 11 (34.38%) Django
1 11 (34.38%) Node.js
1 11 (34.38%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (25.00%) RESTful
3 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
4 6 (18.75%) .NET
4 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (18.75%) Entity Framework
4 6 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (18.75%) MSMQ
4 6 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (18.75%) WCF
4 6 (18.75%) WPF
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Cloud Native
3 2 (6.25%) Fintech
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 16 (50.00%) DevOps
4 14 (43.75%) BDD
5 11 (34.38%) TDD
6 10 (31.25%) Coaching
7 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (18.75%) Kanban
8 6 (18.75%) Multithreading
8 6 (18.75%) MVC
8 6 (18.75%) Web Application Development
8 6 (18.75%) Web Development
9 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
9 5 (15.63%) Scrum
10 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
11 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) Python
2 14 (43.75%) Java
3 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 11 (34.38%) Go
4 11 (34.38%) R
4 11 (34.38%) Scala
4 11 (34.38%) SQL
5 6 (18.75%) C#
5 6 (18.75%) F#
6 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.25%) C
7 2 (6.25%) Perl
8 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) CEH
1 2 (6.25%) CREST Certified
1 2 (6.25%) OSCP
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Kibana
2 2 (6.25%) Ansible
2 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.25%) Nessus
2 2 (6.25%) Nmap
2 2 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Google
2 4 (12.50%) TOWER Software
3 2 (6.25%) Qualys
4 1 (3.13%) Perforce