The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 127 90
Rank change year-on-year -7 -37  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 115 114 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.16% 2.18% 3.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.46% 3.82% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 105 106 170
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +15.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3321 2983 3381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 62.46% 56.96% 56.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2827 2566 2911
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Ruby as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in the South West

Ruby
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Ruby in the South West

Ruby
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in the South West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in the South West

Ruby
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +4 66 £55,000 - 9
Gloucestershire -18 31 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Wiltshire +1 6 £40,000 - 2
Dorset - 3 £40,000 - 1
Devon -6 2 £51,250 +60.15%
Somerset -14 2 £34,514 -13.71% 1
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 140 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (50.68%) C#
3 98 (44.75%) Python
4 92 (42.01%) TDD
5 89 (40.64%) Linux
6 86 (39.27%) Test Automation
7 80 (36.53%) Java
8 79 (36.07%) BDD
9 66 (30.14%) Git (software)
10 64 (29.22%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (27.85%) Cucumber
12 60 (27.40%) NoSQL
13 59 (26.94%) Selenium
14 57 (26.03%) .NET
15 56 (25.57%) JavaScript
15 56 (25.57%) DevOps
16 54 (24.66%) RESTful
17 51 (23.29%) MVC
18 50 (22.83%) Finance
18 50 (22.83%) SQL
19 47 (21.46%) Telecoms
20 45 (20.55%) Business Intelligence
21 44 (20.09%) Jenkins
22 43 (19.63%) SQL Server
22 43 (19.63%) Manufacturing
22 43 (19.63%) Amazon AWS
22 43 (19.63%) Marketing
23 42 (19.18%) Digital Marketing
23 42 (19.18%) Windows
24 41 (18.72%) SAP

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 13 (5.94%) OpenStack
2 12 (5.48%) JBoss
3 6 (2.74%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.74%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.28%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.28%) CloudStack
4 5 (2.28%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.83%) Mule
5 4 (1.83%) Mule ESB
6 3 (1.37%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.37%) SAS
6 3 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.46%) Apache
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.46%) Confluence
8 1 (0.46%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 41 (18.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (19.63%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (6.39%) SaaS
4 9 (4.11%) IaaS
5 8 (3.65%) PaaS
6 7 (3.20%) GitHub
7 4 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.91%) TestFlight
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.46%) G Suite
9 1 (0.46%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.46%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.46%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.65%) SSL
2 7 (3.20%) Firewall
3 5 (2.28%) Internet
3 5 (2.28%) SSH
4 3 (1.37%) HTTP
4 3 (1.37%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.91%) MQTT
6 1 (0.46%) FTP
6 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.46%) IMAP
6 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.46%) LAN
6 1 (0.46%) LDAP
6 1 (0.46%) Network Security
6 1 (0.46%) POP3
6 1 (0.46%) SMTP
6 1 (0.46%) VPN
6 1 (0.46%) WAN
6 1 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (27.40%) NoSQL
2 43 (19.63%) SQL Server
3 21 (9.59%) SQL Server 2016
4 19 (8.68%) MongoDB
5 15 (6.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (5.94%) Data Mining
6 13 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (5.02%) Hadoop
7 11 (5.02%) MySQL
8 7 (3.20%) MariaDB
9 6 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (2.28%) Apache Accumulo
11 2 (0.91%) Big Data
12 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.46%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.46%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.46%) Redis
12 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.46%) Riak
Development Applications
1 66 (30.14%) Git (software)
2 61 (27.85%) Cucumber
3 59 (26.94%) Selenium
4 44 (20.09%) Jenkins
5 36 (16.44%) WebDriver
6 31 (14.16%) JMeter
7 26 (11.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 24 (10.96%) SpecFlow
9 22 (10.05%) WATIR
10 21 (9.59%) JIRA
11 16 (7.31%) Calabash
11 16 (7.31%) JUnit
12 14 (6.39%) Appium
13 12 (5.48%) LoadRunner
14 11 (5.02%) Bitbucket
14 11 (5.02%) Capybara
14 11 (5.02%) Jasmine
14 11 (5.02%) Protractor
14 11 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (3.65%) JBehave
General
1 50 (22.83%) Finance
2 47 (21.46%) Telecoms
3 43 (19.63%) Manufacturing
3 43 (19.63%) Marketing
4 41 (18.72%) Electronics
5 14 (6.39%) Games
6 8 (3.65%) Retail
7 5 (2.28%) Advertising
8 3 (1.37%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.91%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (39.73%) Developer
2 37 (16.89%) .NET Developer
3 31 (14.16%) Tester
4 26 (11.87%) Test Engineer
5 23 (10.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 23 (10.50%) Test Automation Engineer
6 22 (10.05%) Automation Tester
6 22 (10.05%) Ruby Developer
7 16 (7.31%) Analyst
7 16 (7.31%) C# Developer
7 16 (7.31%) Software Developer
7 16 (7.31%) Test Analyst
8 13 (5.94%) Technical Tester
9 12 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (5.48%) Machine Learning Researcher
9 12 (5.48%) QA Tester
10 10 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 10 (4.57%) Senior Developer
11 9 (4.11%) Administrator
11 9 (4.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (26.03%) .NET
2 54 (24.66%) RESTful
3 40 (18.26%) ASP.NET
4 38 (17.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (17.35%) Node.js
5 36 (16.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 36 (16.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 36 (16.44%) WCF
6 34 (15.53%) REST
7 33 (15.07%) .NET Framework
8 28 (12.79%) AngularJS
8 28 (12.79%) Web Services
9 27 (12.33%) Code First Entity Framework
9 27 (12.33%) Entity Framework
9 27 (12.33%) Ruby on Rails
10 25 (11.42%) HTML
11 24 (10.96%) CSS
12 12 (5.48%) JSON
12 12 (5.48%) SOAP
12 12 (5.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.76%) Mobile App
2 13 (5.94%) Algorithms
2 13 (5.94%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.48%) Client/Server
4 11 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.02%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.11%) Streaming Video
6 5 (2.28%) BBC
6 5 (2.28%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.28%) Social Media
6 5 (2.28%) User Experience
6 5 (2.28%) Video on Demand
7 3 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.91%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.46%) Fintech
9 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 89 (40.64%) Linux
2 42 (19.18%) Windows
3 36 (16.44%) Unix
4 8 (3.65%) Android
4 8 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.20%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.83%) CentOS
7 1 (0.46%) Debian
7 1 (0.46%) Fedora
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (42.01%) TDD
3 86 (39.27%) Test Automation
4 79 (36.07%) BDD
5 64 (29.22%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (25.57%) DevOps
7 51 (23.29%) MVC
8 45 (20.55%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (19.18%) Digital Marketing
10 41 (18.72%) Programme Management
11 38 (17.35%) Software Engineering
12 37 (16.89%) Web Application Development
13 34 (15.53%) OO
14 26 (11.87%) Test Strategy
15 25 (11.42%) Scrum
16 22 (10.05%) Continuous Delivery
17 21 (9.59%) Non-Functional Testing
17 21 (9.59%) Test Scripting
18 20 (9.13%) Cybersecurity
19 18 (8.22%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 111 (50.68%) C#
2 98 (44.75%) Python
3 80 (36.53%) Java
4 56 (25.57%) JavaScript
5 50 (22.83%) SQL
6 30 (13.70%) C++
7 23 (10.50%) Perl
8 18 (8.22%) Shell Script
9 16 (7.31%) Bash Shell
10 12 (5.48%) C
11 10 (4.57%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.65%) Scala
13 4 (1.83%) R
13 4 (1.83%) XPath
14 3 (1.37%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.37%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.37%) PHP
14 3 (1.37%) VB
14 3 (1.37%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.91%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 37 (16.89%) ISTQB
2 34 (15.53%) Security Cleared
3 31 (14.16%) Degree
4 29 (13.24%) ISEB
5 16 (7.31%) DV Cleared
6 12 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (5.48%) PhD
7 6 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (2.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (15.07%) QA
System Software
1 14 (6.39%) Docker
2 6 (2.74%) vSphere
2 6 (2.74%) Xen
3 5 (2.28%) XenServer
4 1 (0.46%) etcd
4 1 (0.46%) flannel
4 1 (0.46%) iptables
4 1 (0.46%) KVM
4 1 (0.46%) LXC
4 1 (0.46%) Squid
4 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (12.79%) Puppet
2 22 (10.05%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (5.94%) Ansible
4 12 (5.48%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (2.74%) Cobbler
5 6 (2.74%) Terraform
5 6 (2.74%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.28%) Salt
7 2 (0.91%) HockeyApp
7 2 (0.91%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.91%) Nagios
8 1 (0.46%) Consul
8 1 (0.46%) Graphite
8 1 (0.46%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 41 (18.72%) SAP
2 16 (7.31%) HP
3 10 (4.57%) Apple
3 10 (4.57%) Oracle
4 9 (4.11%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.11%) VMware
5 8 (3.65%) BT
5 8 (3.65%) Facebook
5 8 (3.65%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.74%) Google
7 5 (2.28%) CA Agile Central
7 5 (2.28%) EnterpriseDB
7 5 (2.28%) Sony
7 5 (2.28%) Yahoo!
8 2 (0.91%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.46%) Talend
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 85,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bristol DT
Salary: £40000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago