Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 107 118
Rank change year-on-year +35 +11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 35 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.45% 0.95% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.58% 1.88% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 23
South Wales median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £54,494 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +13.33%

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 765 797 1,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 53.65% 50.38% 49.27%
Number of salaries quoted 662 722 1,034
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,888 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,908 £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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +27 31 £50,000 +53.85%
Caerphilly - 3 £50,000 -
Newport +9 2 £58,000 +38.84%
Ruby
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) Java
2 16 (45.71%) Python
3 12 (34.29%) SQL
4 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
4 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 9 (25.71%) BDD
6 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
6 9 (25.71%) MySQL
6 9 (25.71%) DevOps
7 8 (22.86%) Oracle
7 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
7 8 (22.86%) JSON
8 7 (20.00%) Selenium
8 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (20.00%) PHP
8 7 (20.00%) C++
8 7 (20.00%) Linux
9 6 (17.14%) TDD
9 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
10 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
10 5 (14.29%) SDLC
10 5 (14.29%) GDPR
10 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 5 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (14.29%) Scrum
10 5 (14.29%) Teradata
10 5 (14.29%) C#

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 (5.71%) Apache Spark
1 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (5.71%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.29%) PaaS
3 4 (11.43%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (11.43%) IaaS
4 2 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) MySQL
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.71%) Big Data
5 2 (5.71%) Sqoop
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
3 7 (20.00%) Selenium
4 4 (11.43%) JMeter
4 4 (11.43%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.43%) Aerospace
1 4 (11.43%) Games
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Technical Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Database Architect
3 5 (14.29%) DBA
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Database Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Senior DBA
3 5 (14.29%) Senior SQL DBA
3 5 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 5 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Tester
4 4 (11.43%) AWS Architect
4 4 (11.43%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (11.43%) Azure DevOps
4 4 (11.43%) PHP Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) JSON
2 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 4 (11.43%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) Ajax
3 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.43%) CakePHP
3 4 (11.43%) CSS
3 4 (11.43%) HTML
3 4 (11.43%) jQuery
3 4 (11.43%) LAMP
3 4 (11.43%) REST
3 4 (11.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (11.43%) Web Services
3 4 (11.43%) XML
3 4 (11.43%) YAML
4 3 (8.57%) Node.js
5 2 (5.71%) RESTful
6 1 (2.86%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.86%) Django
6 1 (2.86%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
1 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (11.43%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.71%) Cloud Native
2 2 (5.71%) Fintech
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
3 9 (25.71%) BDD
3 9 (25.71%) DevOps
4 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
4 6 (17.14%) TDD
5 5 (14.29%) High Availability
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
5 5 (14.29%) SDLC
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Testing
6 4 (11.43%) API Testing
6 4 (11.43%) B2B
6 4 (11.43%) MVC
6 4 (11.43%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.71%) OWASP
8 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Java
1 16 (45.71%) Python
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
4 7 (20.00%) C++
4 7 (20.00%) PHP
5 5 (14.29%) C#
5 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.57%) Scala
8 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.71%) Go
8 2 (5.71%) Perl
8 2 (5.71%) R
9 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) PhD
2 2 (5.71%) CEH
2 2 (5.71%) CREST Certified
2 2 (5.71%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 5 (14.29%) GDPR
2 4 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Docker
2 2 (5.71%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCVMM
2 2 (5.71%) Kibana
2 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.71%) Nessus
2 2 (5.71%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Teradata
3 2 (5.71%) Google
3 2 (5.71%) Qualys
3 2 (5.71%) TOWER Software
4 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.86%) Cloudera