The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 76 74
Rank change year-on-year +20 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 17 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.72% 1.48% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.07% 2.44% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 12
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £21,100 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £44,900 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.25% +4.44%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 418 491 481
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 66.88% 60.69% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 393 476 418
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Ruby
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Southampton

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Southampton over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 26 (70.27%) Python
2 20 (54.05%) Java
3 18 (48.65%) Linux
4 16 (43.24%) AngularJS
5 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
5 15 (40.54%) HTML
6 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (32.43%) TDD
7 12 (32.43%) MVC
7 12 (32.43%) Web Development
7 12 (32.43%) C#
8 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
8 11 (29.73%) PHP
8 11 (29.73%) CSS
8 11 (29.73%) Windows
8 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (27.03%) MongoDB
9 10 (27.03%) OO
9 10 (27.03%) Web Services
9 10 (27.03%) C++
10 9 (24.32%) Node.js
10 9 (24.32%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (24.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (24.32%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (24.32%) Open Source
11 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (21.62%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (21.62%) RESTful
11 8 (21.62%) Multithreading

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 9 (24.32%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) MongoDB
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (16.22%) Hadoop
3 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
4 5 (13.51%) Big Data
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.70%) HBase
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
5 1 (2.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) TeamCity
2 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.41%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) .NET Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Messaging Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Ruby Developer
3 7 (18.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Python Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Perl Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Django Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Developer
6 3 (8.11%) PHP Developer
6 3 (8.11%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Python Web Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Python/Django Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) AngularJS
2 15 (40.54%) HTML
3 11 (29.73%) CSS
4 10 (27.03%) Web Services
5 9 (24.32%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (24.32%) Node.js
5 9 (24.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (21.62%) .NET
6 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
6 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (21.62%) MSMQ
6 8 (21.62%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (21.62%) RESTful
6 8 (21.62%) WPF
7 7 (18.92%) REST
7 7 (18.92%) XML
8 5 (13.51%) JSON
8 5 (13.51%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Smart Energy
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Linux
2 11 (29.73%) Windows
3 7 (18.92%) CentOS
3 7 (18.92%) Fedora
3 7 (18.92%) FreeBSD
3 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) MVC
2 12 (32.43%) TDD
2 12 (32.43%) Web Development
3 10 (27.03%) OO
4 9 (24.32%) Open Source
5 8 (21.62%) Dependency Injection
5 8 (21.62%) Kanban
5 8 (21.62%) Multithreading
5 8 (21.62%) Web Application Development
6 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
6 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (18.92%) DevOps
7 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.81%) Analytics
9 4 (10.81%) Functional Testing
9 4 (10.81%) OOP
9 4 (10.81%) SOA
9 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) Python
2 20 (54.05%) Java
3 12 (32.43%) C#
4 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
4 11 (29.73%) PHP
5 10 (27.03%) C++
6 8 (21.62%) F#
6 8 (21.62%) Perl
7 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
8 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
8 4 (10.81%) SQL
9 2 (5.41%) C
9 2 (5.41%) Scala
10 1 (2.70%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 8 (21.62%) Kibana
1 8 (21.62%) WSUS
2 7 (18.92%) Ansible
2 7 (18.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.70%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.70%) Hortonworks
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