The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 151 185 180
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -5
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 69 52 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 0.87% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.38% 2.01% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 64 49 46
Average salary £39,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £33,700 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Ruby
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2040 2589 2537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 34.51% 43.32% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1605 2190 2208
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -6 30 £39,000 -8.23%
Wokingham - 17 £35,000 - 1
Slough +4 12 £50,750 -17.14% 3
Maidenhead - 2 £38,750 - 1
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 58 (48.33%) Python
2 56 (46.67%) Linux
3 41 (34.17%) PHP
4 40 (33.33%) SQL
5 37 (30.83%) JavaScript
5 37 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (29.17%) HTML
7 33 (27.50%) C#
8 32 (26.67%) Java
8 32 (26.67%) Web Development
9 31 (25.83%) CSS
10 30 (25.00%) Perl
11 29 (24.17%) Windows
12 28 (23.33%) MVC
13 23 (19.17%) jQuery
14 22 (18.33%) Ruby on Rails
15 20 (16.67%) NoSQL
16 19 (15.83%) Web Application Development
16 19 (15.83%) PowerShell
16 19 (15.83%) Telecoms
17 18 (15.00%) Git (software)
18 17 (14.17%) Open Source
18 17 (14.17%) Finance
19 16 (13.33%) Software Engineering
19 16 (13.33%) MySQL
20 15 (12.50%) JSP
20 15 (12.50%) .NET
20 15 (12.50%) TDD
20 15 (12.50%) Banking
20 15 (12.50%) VMware

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 14 (11.67%) Node.js
2 9 (7.50%) Drupal
3 8 (6.67%) Apache
4 6 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.33%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.67%) CMS
6 2 (1.67%) Plone
6 2 (1.67%) WordPress
6 2 (1.67%) nginx
6 2 (1.67%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (1.67%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.83%) IIS
7 1 (0.83%) Movable Type
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.83%) SaaS
2 4 (3.33%) PaaS
2 4 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.83%) NetScaler
3 5 (4.17%) Firewall
4 4 (3.33%) Network Security
4 4 (3.33%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.67%) Wireless
6 1 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 16 (13.33%) MySQL
3 14 (11.67%) SQL Server
4 13 (10.83%) MongoDB
5 9 (7.50%) RDBMS
5 9 (7.50%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.50%) Big Data
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.83%) Redis
8 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.83%) Selenium
3 10 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 5 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.17%) RSpec
5 4 (3.33%) Metasploit
5 4 (3.33%) Capybara
5 4 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.50%) Hudson
7 2 (1.67%) Subversion
7 2 (1.67%) JIRA
8 1 (0.83%) Gradle
8 1 (0.83%) Maven
8 1 (0.83%) Ant
8 1 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.83%) Firebug
8 1 (0.83%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.83%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (15.83%) Telecoms
2 17 (14.17%) Finance
3 15 (12.50%) Banking
4 3 (2.50%) Marketing
5 2 (1.67%) Retail
5 2 (1.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 48 (40.00%) Developer
2 16 (13.33%) Web Developer
2 16 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
2 16 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 13 (10.83%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (9.17%) .NET Developer
5 10 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 7 (5.83%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.83%) Technical Support Engineer
6 7 (5.83%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (5.83%) Technical Support
7 6 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
7 6 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Security Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Tester
8 5 (4.17%) Web Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (29.17%) HTML
2 31 (25.83%) CSS
3 23 (19.17%) jQuery
4 22 (18.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 15 (12.50%) JSP
5 15 (12.50%) .NET
6 14 (11.67%) Sass
7 13 (10.83%) Web Services
7 13 (10.83%) XHTML
8 12 (10.00%) LAMP
8 12 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 12 (10.00%) RESTful
8 12 (10.00%) HTML5
9 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (9.17%) WCF
10 9 (7.50%) Ajax
11 6 (5.00%) JSON
12 5 (4.17%) XML
13 4 (3.33%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) Open Source
2 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.67%) SCADA
4 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.83%) Social Media
4 1 (0.83%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (0.83%) Blog
4 1 (0.83%) Social Network
4 1 (0.83%) FMCG
4 1 (0.83%) W3C
4 1 (0.83%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.83%) Animation
4 1 (0.83%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 56 (46.67%) Linux
2 29 (24.17%) Windows
3 13 (10.83%) UNIX
4 9 (7.50%) CentOS
5 8 (6.67%) Solaris
6 7 (5.83%) Mac OS X
7 6 (5.00%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.67%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.67%) Android
9 2 (1.67%) Debian
10 1 (0.83%) OpenBSD
10 1 (0.83%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.67%) Web Development
3 28 (23.33%) MVC
4 19 (15.83%) Web Application Development
5 16 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 15 (12.50%) TDD
7 13 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (10.83%) BDD
8 7 (5.83%) CRM
8 7 (5.83%) Scrum
8 7 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.00%) DevOps
10 5 (4.17%) SIEM
10 5 (4.17%) Test Automation
10 5 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (4.17%) Integration Testing
10 5 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (48.33%) Python
2 41 (34.17%) PHP
3 40 (33.33%) SQL
4 37 (30.83%) JavaScript
5 33 (27.50%) C#
6 32 (26.67%) Java
7 30 (25.00%) Perl
8 19 (15.83%) PowerShell
9 13 (10.83%) C
10 12 (10.00%) C++
10 12 (10.00%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (9.17%) Degree
2 4 (3.33%) OSCP
2 4 (3.33%) OSCE
2 4 (3.33%) CCNA
2 4 (3.33%) CISSP
2 4 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.33%) CEH
3 2 (1.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.67%) QA
2 5 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.17%) HIPAA
System Software
1 14 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (11.67%) Hyper-V
1 14 (11.67%) vSphere
2 4 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.33%) Snort
2 4 (3.33%) Nmap
2 4 (3.33%) KVM
3 1 (0.83%) Ceph
3 1 (0.83%) Xen
3 1 (0.83%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) Puppet
2 6 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.33%) Nessus
4 2 (1.67%) Nagios
5 1 (0.83%) Opsview
5 1 (0.83%) Ganeti
5 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.83%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 15 (12.50%) VMware
2 10 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (5.83%) Citrix
3 7 (5.83%) Juniper
3 7 (5.83%) Sybase
3 7 (5.83%) Cisco
3 7 (5.83%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.33%) NetApp
4 4 (3.33%) Imperva
4 4 (3.33%) Sophos
5 3 (2.50%) Percona
6 2 (1.67%) Tableau
6 2 (1.67%) Zend
6 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.67%) Cognos
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe
7 1 (0.83%) Facebook
7 1 (0.83%) Twitter
7 1 (0.83%) Rackspace
Slough, Berkshire
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Unite Human Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40-45,000 + Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago