Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 76 100
Rank change year-on-year +6 +24 -16
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 29 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.99% 1.54% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.31% 3.68% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 0
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -8.70% +21.05% -26.92%

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 Watford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 546 435 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 56.35% 41.83% 46.39%
Number of salaries quoted 464 382 406
Watford median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,625 £70,000 £60,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

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

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Watford over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) Ruby on Rails
3 18 (62.07%) TDD
4 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
5 15 (51.72%) AngularJS
6 14 (48.28%) Mac OS X
7 11 (37.93%) Linux
8 10 (34.48%) Data Protection
8 10 (34.48%) Logistics
8 10 (34.48%) Ansible
9 9 (31.03%) Open Source
10 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (27.59%) Redis
11 6 (20.69%) React
11 6 (20.69%) Workflow
12 5 (17.24%) Finance
12 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (17.24%) Python
12 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
12 5 (17.24%) BDD
13 4 (13.79%) PaaS
13 4 (13.79%) Haml
13 4 (13.79%) Capistrano
13 4 (13.79%) RESTful
13 4 (13.79%) RSpec
13 4 (13.79%) Sass
13 4 (13.79%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (13.79%) Payment Gateway
13 4 (13.79%) Front End Development

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 4 (13.79%) WordPress
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) PaaS
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (6.90%) GitHub
3 2 (6.90%) IaaS
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.90%) Route 53
3 2 (6.90%) SaaS
3 2 (6.90%) Serverless
3 2 (6.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) DNS
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) ICMP
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Redis
2 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (13.79%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (6.90%) DB2
4 2 (6.90%) MySQL
4 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) RSpec
3 3 (10.34%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.90%) Selenium
4 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.45%) WATIR
5 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) French Language
3 2 (6.90%) Games
3 2 (6.90%) German Language
3 2 (6.90%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 16 (55.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) AWS Architect
6 2 (6.90%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) Ruby on Rails
2 15 (51.72%) AngularJS
3 6 (20.69%) React
4 4 (13.79%) Haml
4 4 (13.79%) RESTful
4 4 (13.79%) Sass
4 4 (13.79%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
5 2 (6.90%) Node.js
6 1 (3.45%) Catalyst
6 1 (3.45%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Mac OS X
2 11 (37.93%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) CentOS
3 2 (6.90%) DC/OS
3 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) TDD
3 10 (34.48%) Data Protection
3 10 (34.48%) Logistics
4 9 (31.03%) Open Source
5 6 (20.69%) Workflow
6 5 (17.24%) BDD
7 4 (13.79%) DevOps
7 4 (13.79%) Front End Development
7 4 (13.79%) OO
7 4 (13.79%) Pair Programming
7 4 (13.79%) SEO
8 3 (10.34%) Analytical Thinking
8 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
8 3 (10.34%) MVC
8 3 (10.34%) OOP
8 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.90%) Presales
9 2 (6.90%) Re-Platforming
9 2 (6.90%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.24%) Python
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Go
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Ansible
2 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (13.79%) Capistrano
3 4 (13.79%) Terraform
4 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
4 2 (6.90%) Marathon
4 2 (6.90%) Mesos
4 2 (6.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat