The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 56 74
Rank change year-on-year +8 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 15 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.77% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.15% 0.95% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 1
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -36.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,250 £72,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.66% -  

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 Watford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 291 210 277
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 53.69% 43.39% 51.68%
Number of salaries quoted 480 423 501
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £33,750 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,750 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Watford

Ruby
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 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 Watford region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
1 22 (88.00%) TDD
1 22 (88.00%) AngularJS
2 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (48.00%) RESTful
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 12 (48.00%) Mac OS X
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (48.00%) BDD
3 12 (48.00%) NoSQL
4 10 (40.00%) Entity Framework
4 10 (40.00%) Node.js
4 10 (40.00%) High Availability
4 10 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
4 10 (40.00%) Web Application Development
4 10 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 10 (40.00%) Code First Entity Framework
4 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (40.00%) C#
4 10 (40.00%) .NET
4 10 (40.00%) MVC
4 10 (40.00%) Music Industry
4 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (40.00%) Logistics
4 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (40.00%) WCF
4 10 (40.00%) Data Protection

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 2 (8.00%) Confluence
1 2 (8.00%) WordPress
2 1 (4.00%) Drupal
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) GitHub
2 2 (8.00%) IaaS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) PaaS
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) ICMP
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) NoSQL
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (12.00%) DB2
4 3 (12.00%) MySQL
5 2 (8.00%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) RSpec
2 2 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (4.00%) Ant
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 10 (40.00%) Music Industry
2 2 (8.00%) French Language
2 2 (8.00%) German Language
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (48.00%) RESTful
2 12 (48.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 10 (40.00%) .NET
3 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (40.00%) Code First Entity Framework
3 10 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 10 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
3 10 (40.00%) Node.js
3 10 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 10 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (8.00%) Haml
4 2 (8.00%) Sass
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Mac OS X
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) AIX
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) TDD
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) BDD
3 10 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 10 (40.00%) High Availability
3 10 (40.00%) Logistics
3 10 (40.00%) MVC
3 10 (40.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Build Automation
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) Open Source
5 2 (8.00%) Presales
5 2 (8.00%) SEO
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow
6 1 (4.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) VB
3 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (12.00%) Python
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Go
6 1 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.00%) Ansible
3 2 (8.00%) Capistrano
3 2 (8.00%) Terraform
4 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) hybris
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
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