The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 164 172 182
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 53 42 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 0.76% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.45% 1.93% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 49 40 46
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2162 2176 2906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 38.52% 39.24% 48.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1758 1942 2552
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Ruby
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Berkshire

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Ruby
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +19 38 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Slough +10 7 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Windsor -3 4 £43,750 +19.86%
Maidenhead - 3 £40,000 -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby.

1 82 (59.42%) Python
2 67 (48.55%) Linux
3 61 (44.20%) PHP
4 44 (31.88%) Perl
5 38 (27.54%) Open Source
6 36 (26.09%) Git (software)
7 33 (23.91%) SQL
8 30 (21.74%) Windows
9 29 (21.01%) Java
9 29 (21.01%) C#
9 29 (21.01%) Node.js
10 26 (18.84%) .NET
10 26 (18.84%) Bash Shell
11 25 (18.12%) Web Services
11 25 (18.12%) Internet
12 22 (15.94%) Ruby on Rails
12 22 (15.94%) QA
12 22 (15.94%) Web Application Development
13 21 (15.22%) JavaScript
14 20 (14.49%) TDD
15 19 (13.77%) Drupal
15 19 (13.77%) MVC
15 19 (13.77%) MySQL
15 19 (13.77%) Apache
16 18 (13.04%) HTML
16 18 (13.04%) UNIX
16 18 (13.04%) ASP.NET
16 18 (13.04%) CSS
16 18 (13.04%) BDD
16 18 (13.04%) NoSQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (21.01%) Node.js
2 19 (13.77%) Drupal
2 19 (13.77%) Apache
3 9 (6.52%) CMS
3 9 (6.52%) nginx
4 8 (5.80%) Eucalyptus
5 6 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.90%) WordPress
6 4 (2.90%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.90%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.45%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.45%) Plone
8 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.62%) MS Office
3 4 (2.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (6.52%) Magento
2 3 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (11.59%) SaaS
2 12 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (7.25%) PaaS
4 9 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.90%) IaaS
5 4 (2.90%) Office 365
6 2 (1.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.12%) Internet
2 17 (12.32%) Firewall
3 13 (9.42%) tcpdump
4 7 (5.07%) Network Security
5 6 (4.35%) NetScaler
6 5 (3.62%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.90%) VLAN
7 4 (2.90%) IPv4
7 4 (2.90%) IPv6
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.72%) LDAP
8 1 (0.72%) HTTP
8 1 (0.72%) DNS
8 1 (0.72%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.72%) SSH
8 1 (0.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.77%) MySQL
2 18 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 17 (12.32%) SQL Server
4 14 (10.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.90%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.90%) Redis
7 3 (2.17%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.17%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.87%) Selenium
3 14 (10.14%) Metasploit
4 11 (7.97%) WebDriver
5 10 (7.25%) Subversion
6 8 (5.80%) RSpec
7 7 (5.07%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.17%) Capybara
9 2 (1.45%) Gradle
9 2 (1.45%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.45%) Hudson
9 2 (1.45%) GNU Toolchain
10 1 (0.72%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.72%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.72%) Ant
10 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 16 (11.59%) Finance
2 10 (7.25%) Marketing
2 10 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.07%) Retail
4 4 (2.90%) Banking
5 3 (2.17%) Electronics
5 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (28.99%) Developer
2 20 (14.49%) Systems Engineer
3 18 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 14 (10.14%) Security Engineer
5 13 (9.42%) Consultant
6 11 (7.97%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) Senior Test Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) Web Developer
7 10 (7.25%) Test Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 8 (5.80%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 8 (5.80%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (5.80%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (5.07%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.35%) Administrator
11 5 (3.62%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Analyst
11 5 (3.62%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.84%) .NET
2 25 (18.12%) Web Services
3 22 (15.94%) Ruby on Rails
4 18 (13.04%) HTML
4 18 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 18 (13.04%) CSS
5 17 (12.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (12.32%) WCF
5 17 (12.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (12.32%) RESTful
6 15 (10.87%) Django
7 14 (10.14%) jQuery
7 14 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 13 (9.42%) Backbone.js
8 13 (9.42%) LAMP
9 10 (7.25%) HTML5
10 9 (6.52%) J2EE
10 9 (6.52%) XML
11 8 (5.80%) Sensu
12 7 (5.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 38 (27.54%) Open Source
2 11 (7.97%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.35%) FMCG
4 3 (2.17%) DTV
4 3 (2.17%) Social Network
5 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.45%) iDTV
5 2 (1.45%) Xbox
5 2 (1.45%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.72%) Clustering
6 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.72%) Wiki
6 1 (0.72%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 67 (48.55%) Linux
2 30 (21.74%) Windows
3 18 (13.04%) UNIX
4 15 (10.87%) CentOS
5 13 (9.42%) Ubuntu
6 11 (7.97%) Apple iOS
6 11 (7.97%) Android
7 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.62%) Debian
9 4 (2.90%) Solaris
10 2 (1.45%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.72%) AIX
11 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.94%) Web Application Development
2 20 (14.49%) TDD
3 19 (13.77%) MVC
4 18 (13.04%) BDD
5 17 (12.32%) DevOps
6 16 (11.59%) Web Development
7 13 (9.42%) Content Management
8 12 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 12 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 12 (8.70%) SIEM
9 11 (7.97%) E-Commerce
9 11 (7.97%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (6.52%) Mobile Application Development
11 9 (6.52%) Workflow
12 8 (5.80%) Software Engineering
12 8 (5.80%) Scrum
13 7 (5.07%) Product Management
14 6 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 82 (59.42%) Python
2 61 (44.20%) PHP
3 44 (31.88%) Perl
4 33 (23.91%) SQL
5 29 (21.01%) Java
5 29 (21.01%) C#
6 26 (18.84%) Bash Shell
7 21 (15.22%) JavaScript
8 17 (12.32%) PowerShell
9 15 (10.87%) VB.NET
10 14 (10.14%) VB
11 10 (7.25%) C++
12 4 (2.90%) C
13 1 (0.72%) PowerHouse
13 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.72%) C-shell
13 1 (0.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (7.97%) OSCP
1 11 (7.97%) OSCE
1 11 (7.97%) CISSP
2 10 (7.25%) CEH
3 7 (5.07%) Degree
4 5 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.62%) RHCE
4 5 (3.62%) CCNA
5 2 (1.45%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.72%) OSWP
6 1 (0.72%) ISEB
6 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.94%) QA
2 15 (10.87%) PCI DSS
2 15 (10.87%) HIPAA
System Software
1 14 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (10.14%) Nmap
2 13 (9.42%) Snort
2 13 (9.42%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.52%) vSphere
4 8 (5.80%) Varnish
5 7 (5.07%) Active Directory
6 5 (3.62%) Xen
7 1 (0.72%) KVM
7 1 (0.72%) NFS
7 1 (0.72%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 17 (12.32%) Puppet
2 16 (11.59%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (10.14%) Nessus
4 10 (7.25%) Nagios
5 8 (5.80%) Cacti
5 8 (5.80%) Ganglia
5 8 (5.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (5.80%) OpenView
6 1 (0.72%) Opsview
6 1 (0.72%) YUM
Vendors
1 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.87%) Red Hat
3 14 (10.14%) VMware
4 13 (9.42%) Sophos
4 13 (9.42%) Imperva
5 12 (8.70%) Oracle
6 10 (7.25%) Citrix
7 9 (6.52%) Demandware
8 8 (5.80%) BMC
8 8 (5.80%) Splunk
9 7 (5.07%) Cisco
10 6 (4.35%) Juniper
11 4 (2.90%) Rackspace
12 3 (2.17%) NetApp
12 3 (2.17%) Sun
12 3 (2.17%) SAP
13 2 (1.45%) Zend
13 2 (1.45%) Twitter
14 1 (0.72%) Percona
14 1 (0.72%) BEA
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