Period
to 17 February 2019

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

Ruby
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 73 103
Rank change year-on-year -24 +30 -1
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 12 35 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.82% 2.56% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 4.97% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 35
South Wales median annual salary £45,500 £41,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.98% -7.22% +23.29%
10th Percentile £26,500 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,000 £55,349 £85,000
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +23.29%

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 829 704 1,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 56.36% 51.46% 54.61%
Number of salaries quoted 692 626 934
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,375 £24,075
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +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 17 February 2019.

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 17 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
Cardiff -21 7 £45,000 +15.38% 7
Newport +1 2 £36,250 -31.21%
Torfaen +9 1 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Ruby
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 8 (66.67%) Python
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (66.67%) DevOps
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Node.js
4 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
4 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) PHP
5 4 (33.33%) SAS
5 4 (33.33%) FTP
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (33.33%) LAMP
5 4 (33.33%) Wiki
5 4 (33.33%) CentOS
5 4 (33.33%) R
5 4 (33.33%) Go
5 4 (33.33%) User Experience
5 4 (33.33%) Apache Spark
6 3 (25.00%) Kibana
6 3 (25.00%) HDFS
6 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (25.00%) Sqoop
6 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) Ethernet

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 4 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 4 (33.33%) SAS
2 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) FTP
2 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) Sqoop
4 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) Maven
4 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Graduate
3 1 (8.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Internet Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Node.js
2 4 (33.33%) LAMP
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (16.67%) Django
4 2 (16.67%) pytest
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) WPF
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Core
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (8.33%) Code First Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (8.33%) WinForms
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
1 4 (33.33%) Wiki
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) DevOps
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) MVVM
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) The Twelve-Factor App
6 1 (8.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Go
3 4 (33.33%) PHP
3 4 (33.33%) R
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Scala
6 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) Fortran
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
6 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) DO-178B
1 1 (8.33%) IEC 61508
1 1 (8.33%) IEC 62304
1 1 (8.33%) MISRA
1 1 (8.33%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Kibana
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Cloudera
3 2 (16.67%) Google
3 2 (16.67%) SAP