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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / South West
Rank 129 114 130
Rank change year-on-year -15 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 105 149 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.09% 2.55% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.50% 4.61% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 98 125 110
Median salary £44,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,500 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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 3000 3232 3285
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 59.83% 55.40% 55.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2541 2760 2862
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +1 38 £43,000 -28.33% 7
Gloucestershire -27 30 £40,500 -19.00% 1
Devon -3 20 £42,500 +41.66% 4
Somerset -8 6 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Dorset +31 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Wiltshire +14 5 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 159 (81.54%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (49.23%) C#
2 96 (49.23%) Linux
2 96 (49.23%) Python
3 87 (44.62%) TDD
4 80 (41.03%) Java
4 80 (41.03%) BDD
5 78 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 74 (37.95%) JavaScript
7 66 (33.85%) MVC
8 59 (30.26%) .NET
8 59 (30.26%) NoSQL
9 55 (28.21%) Node.js
10 51 (26.15%) SQL Server
11 48 (24.62%) RESTful
12 46 (23.59%) Scrum
13 44 (22.56%) ASP.NET
13 44 (22.56%) Amazon AWS
14 43 (22.05%) DevOps
14 43 (22.05%) OO
14 43 (22.05%) Test Automation
15 42 (21.54%) ASP.NET MVC
16 41 (21.03%) Selenium
17 39 (20.00%) SQL
18 38 (19.49%) Perl
18 38 (19.49%) Security Cleared
19 37 (18.97%) WCF
19 37 (18.97%) HTML
19 37 (18.97%) Windows
19 37 (18.97%) ASP.NET Web API

Ruby
Top Related 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 17 (8.72%) JBoss
2 16 (8.21%) Apache Spark
3 11 (5.64%) Apache Pig
4 10 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (4.10%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.59%) Mule
6 7 (3.59%) Mule ESB
6 7 (3.59%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.05%) CloudStack
7 4 (2.05%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.05%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.54%) Apache
8 3 (1.54%) SAS
9 2 (1.03%) IIS
10 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (22.56%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.15%) SaaS
4 7 (3.59%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.54%) Heroku
5 3 (1.54%) IaaS
6 2 (1.03%) GitHub
6 2 (1.03%) PaaS
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.51%) G Suite
7 1 (0.51%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.51%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.51%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.10%) SSH
2 6 (3.08%) Firewall
3 5 (2.56%) Internet
4 4 (2.05%) HTTP
4 4 (2.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.54%) SMTP
6 2 (1.03%) DNS
6 2 (1.03%) FTP
6 2 (1.03%) Network Security
6 2 (1.03%) SSL
7 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.51%) IMAP
7 1 (0.51%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.51%) LAN
7 1 (0.51%) LDAP
7 1 (0.51%) MQTT
7 1 (0.51%) POP3
7 1 (0.51%) WAN
7 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (30.26%) NoSQL
2 51 (26.15%) SQL Server
3 36 (18.46%) MongoDB
4 27 (13.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 24 (12.31%) Hadoop
6 19 (9.74%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (9.23%) MySQL
8 15 (7.69%) Big Data
9 14 (7.18%) Relational Database
10 10 (5.13%) Apache Hive
10 10 (5.13%) RDBMS
10 10 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (4.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (3.08%) Apache Accumulo
13 2 (1.03%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.51%) BigQuery
14 1 (0.51%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 78 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 41 (21.03%) Selenium
3 36 (18.46%) Cucumber
4 32 (16.41%) Jenkins
5 26 (13.33%) JMeter
6 25 (12.82%) JIRA
7 18 (9.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (7.69%) WATIR
9 14 (7.18%) WebDriver
10 13 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (6.15%) LoadRunner
12 9 (4.62%) Bitbucket
13 8 (4.10%) JUnit
13 8 (4.10%) SpecFlow
14 7 (3.59%) Appium
14 7 (3.59%) Calabash
14 7 (3.59%) IntelliJ
14 7 (3.59%) Maven
14 7 (3.59%) Vagrant
14 7 (3.59%) Zephyr
General
1 24 (12.31%) Games
2 23 (11.79%) Telecoms
3 21 (10.77%) Finance
4 17 (8.72%) Manufacturing
5 16 (8.21%) Marketing
6 15 (7.69%) Electronics
7 9 (4.62%) Retail
8 3 (1.54%) Banking
9 2 (1.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 98 (50.26%) Developer
2 48 (24.62%) .NET Developer
3 22 (11.28%) Test Engineer
4 21 (10.77%) C# Developer
4 21 (10.77%) Test Automation Engineer
5 19 (9.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (9.74%) Software Engineer
6 18 (9.23%) Ruby Developer
7 17 (8.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 17 (8.72%) Senior Developer
7 17 (8.72%) Software Developer
8 15 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (7.69%) Tester
9 14 (7.18%) Analyst
10 13 (6.67%) Java Developer
11 12 (6.15%) Test Analyst
12 10 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 10 (5.13%) Senior Software Developer
12 10 (5.13%) Social Media Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (30.26%) .NET
2 55 (28.21%) Node.js
3 48 (24.62%) RESTful
4 44 (22.56%) ASP.NET
5 42 (21.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (18.97%) AngularJS
6 37 (18.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 37 (18.97%) ASP.NET Web API
6 37 (18.97%) HTML
6 37 (18.97%) WCF
7 36 (18.46%) .NET Framework
7 36 (18.46%) CSS
8 32 (16.41%) Ruby on Rails
9 31 (15.90%) Hibernate
9 31 (15.90%) Web Services
10 27 (13.85%) Code First Entity Framework
10 27 (13.85%) Entity Framework
11 25 (12.82%) Spring
12 24 (12.31%) jQuery
13 23 (11.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (5.64%) PKI
2 11 (5.64%) Streaming Video
3 10 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.13%) BBC
3 10 (5.13%) Social Media
3 10 (5.13%) Video on Demand
4 8 (4.10%) User Experience
5 6 (3.08%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.54%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.51%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 96 (49.23%) Linux
2 37 (18.97%) Windows
3 28 (14.36%) Unix
4 7 (3.59%) CentOS
4 7 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.05%) Android
6 3 (1.54%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.51%) Debian
7 1 (0.51%) Fedora
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (81.54%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (44.62%) TDD
3 80 (41.03%) BDD
4 66 (33.85%) MVC
5 46 (23.59%) Scrum
6 43 (22.05%) DevOps
6 43 (22.05%) OO
6 43 (22.05%) Test Automation
7 37 (18.97%) Web Application Development
8 34 (17.44%) Software Engineering
9 29 (14.87%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (13.33%) Test Strategy
11 25 (12.82%) Configuration Management
11 25 (12.82%) Non-Functional Testing
12 21 (10.77%) SDLC
13 20 (10.26%) Test Scripting
14 19 (9.74%) Cybersecurity
15 18 (9.23%) Programme Management
16 16 (8.21%) Mentoring
17 15 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 96 (49.23%) C#
1 96 (49.23%) Python
2 80 (41.03%) Java
3 74 (37.95%) JavaScript
4 39 (20.00%) SQL
5 38 (19.49%) Perl
6 36 (18.46%) C++
7 19 (9.74%) Bash Shell
7 19 (9.74%) C
8 7 (3.59%) PHP
8 7 (3.59%) XPath
9 5 (2.56%) Scala
9 5 (2.56%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.05%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.05%) R
11 3 (1.54%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.54%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.54%) VB
11 3 (1.54%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.51%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 38 (19.49%) Security Cleared
2 35 (17.95%) ISTQB
3 33 (16.92%) Degree
4 29 (14.87%) ISEB
5 18 (9.23%) DV Cleared
6 8 (4.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (4.10%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.28%) QA
System Software
1 15 (7.69%) Docker
2 11 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.56%) vSphere
4 5 (2.56%) Xen
5 4 (2.05%) XenServer
6 2 (1.03%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.51%) iptables
7 1 (0.51%) KVM
7 1 (0.51%) Squid
7 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (12.82%) Puppet
2 24 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (7.18%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (5.13%) Ansible
5 6 (3.08%) Cobbler
5 6 (3.08%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.56%) Salt
7 4 (2.05%) Terraform
8 2 (1.03%) Nagios
8 2 (1.03%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.51%) Graphite
9 1 (0.51%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 24 (12.31%) Oracle
2 19 (9.74%) HP
3 18 (9.23%) Apple
4 15 (7.69%) SAP
5 13 (6.67%) VMware
6 12 (6.15%) Microsoft
7 11 (5.64%) Google
7 11 (5.64%) Red Hat
8 10 (5.13%) Facebook
8 10 (5.13%) Sony
8 10 (5.13%) Yahoo!
9 6 (3.08%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (2.05%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.51%) Intel
11 1 (0.51%) Talend
11 1 (0.51%) Xamarin
Somerset
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + On application
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 8 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ neg + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 5% Pension, Bonus, Life & Health
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Experience Dependent
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
itecopeople
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
247 Jobline
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
itecopeople
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago