Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 123 97
Rank change year-on-year +52 -26 -6
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 69 31 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.56% 1.29% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.17% 2.40% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 61 34 46
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,275 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £55,349 £85,000 £54,000
UK median annual salary £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.82% +4.76% +5.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 962 1,291 1,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 49.61% 53.55% 50.97%
Number of salaries quoted 850 1,167 1,142
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,844 £55,000 £47,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Wales

Ruby
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Wales

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Wales over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Wales

Ruby
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Wales region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
South Wales +31 32 £41,000 -3.53% 5
West Wales +26 25 £40,000 - 3
North Wales - 12 £40,000 - 3
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 61 (88.41%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (69.57%) BDD
3 45 (65.22%) NoSQL
3 45 (65.22%) TDD
3 45 (65.22%) Node.js
4 42 (60.87%) RESTful
5 40 (57.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 40 (57.97%) WCF
5 40 (57.97%) .NET Framework
5 40 (57.97%) MVC
5 40 (57.97%) C#
5 40 (57.97%) .NET
5 40 (57.97%) SQL Server
5 40 (57.97%) ASP.NET
5 40 (57.97%) Entity Framework
5 40 (57.97%) Web Application Development
5 40 (57.97%) ASP.NET Web API
6 35 (50.72%) Git (software)
7 34 (49.28%) SQL Server 2016
7 34 (49.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 34 (49.28%) Code First Entity Framework
8 25 (36.23%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (36.23%) Python
9 18 (26.09%) Test Automation
9 18 (26.09%) WPF
10 16 (23.19%) DevOps
11 14 (20.29%) SaaS
11 14 (20.29%) Java
12 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
12 12 (17.39%) Marketing

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 11 (15.94%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.90%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.29%) SaaS
2 11 (15.94%) PaaS
3 8 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.90%) DHCP
2 2 (2.90%) Firewall
2 2 (2.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (65.22%) NoSQL
2 40 (57.97%) SQL Server
3 34 (49.28%) SQL Server 2016
4 11 (15.94%) Hadoop
5 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.45%) MySQL
7 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (50.72%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.70%) Cucumber
2 6 (8.70%) TeamCity
3 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.80%) Selenium
5 2 (2.90%) Ant
5 2 (2.90%) CruiseControl
5 2 (2.90%) JIRA
5 2 (2.90%) JMeter
5 2 (2.90%) Maven
6 1 (1.45%) Appium
6 1 (1.45%) JUnit
6 1 (1.45%) NUnit
6 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.45%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (17.39%) Marketing
2 11 (15.94%) Games
3 4 (5.80%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (69.57%) Developer
2 40 (57.97%) .NET Developer
3 22 (31.88%) ASP.NET Developer
3 22 (31.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 22 (31.88%) C# .NET Developer
3 22 (31.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 22 (31.88%) C# Developer
4 12 (17.39%) .NET Software Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Junior
6 6 (8.70%) Graduate
6 6 (8.70%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Junior .NET Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Junior Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Lead Developer
7 5 (7.25%) QA Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.80%) QA Tester
8 4 (5.80%) Software Tester
8 4 (5.80%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (65.22%) Node.js
2 42 (60.87%) RESTful
3 40 (57.97%) .NET
3 40 (57.97%) .NET Framework
3 40 (57.97%) ASP.NET
3 40 (57.97%) ASP.NET MVC
3 40 (57.97%) ASP.NET Web API
3 40 (57.97%) Entity Framework
3 40 (57.97%) WCF
4 34 (49.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 34 (49.28%) Code First Entity Framework
5 18 (26.09%) WPF
6 11 (15.94%) CSS
6 11 (15.94%) CSS3
6 11 (15.94%) Django
6 11 (15.94%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (10.14%) AngularJS
8 6 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (8.70%) MSMQ
8 6 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.23%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.90%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.90%) Fintech
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) CentOS
2 3 (4.35%) Unix
3 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (88.41%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (69.57%) BDD
3 45 (65.22%) TDD
4 40 (57.97%) MVC
4 40 (57.97%) Web Application Development
5 18 (26.09%) Test Automation
6 16 (23.19%) DevOps
7 10 (14.49%) Coaching
8 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (8.70%) Kanban
9 6 (8.70%) Multithreading
9 6 (8.70%) Web Development
10 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.25%) Scrum
11 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
12 3 (4.35%) Configuration Management
12 3 (4.35%) Functional Testing
12 3 (4.35%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.97%) C#
2 25 (36.23%) Python
3 14 (20.29%) Java
4 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.94%) Go
5 11 (15.94%) R
5 11 (15.94%) Scala
5 11 (15.94%) SQL
6 6 (8.70%) F#
7 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.25%) Perl
8 3 (4.35%) C
9 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) CEH
1 2 (2.90%) CREST Certified
1 2 (2.90%) OSCP
2 1 (1.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) ISEB
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Docker
2 2 (2.90%) Snort
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Kibana
2 4 (5.80%) Terraform
3 3 (4.35%) Graylog
3 3 (4.35%) logstash
4 2 (2.90%) Ansible
4 2 (2.90%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.90%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.90%) Nagios
4 2 (2.90%) Nessus
4 2 (2.90%) Nmap
4 2 (2.90%) Puppet
4 2 (2.90%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) Google
2 4 (5.80%) TOWER Software
3 3 (4.35%) Splunk
4 2 (2.90%) Qualys
4 2 (2.90%) VMware
5 1 (1.45%) Perforce