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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 155 136 143
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 73 80 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.33% 1.51% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.66% 3.39% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 62 75 77
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
1992 2360 2429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.25% 44.55% 47.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1648 1906 2145
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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
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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 +24 39 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Wokingham - 14 £42,500 - 1
Slough -8 10 £42,500 -10.52%
Windsor -8 4 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Maidenhead +1 3 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Bracknell -18 3 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Newbury -16 2 - -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 63 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (43.88%) Python
3 53 (38.13%) JavaScript
4 51 (36.69%) HTML
5 49 (35.25%) Java
6 48 (34.53%) Linux
7 43 (30.94%) PHP
8 38 (27.34%) MVC
9 37 (26.62%) Perl
10 35 (25.18%) CSS
11 33 (23.74%) SQL
11 33 (23.74%) C#
11 33 (23.74%) Git (software)
12 32 (23.02%) Web Development
12 32 (23.02%) Windows
13 29 (20.86%) Ruby on Rails
13 29 (20.86%) NoSQL
14 28 (20.14%) TDD
14 28 (20.14%) C++
15 27 (19.42%) jQuery
15 27 (19.42%) Web Application Development
16 25 (17.99%) C
17 24 (17.27%) MySQL
17 24 (17.27%) Open Source
18 23 (16.55%) HTML5
18 23 (16.55%) Software Engineering
19 21 (15.11%) BDD
20 20 (14.39%) RESTful
20 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
20 20 (14.39%) UNIX

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 19 (13.67%) Node.js
2 10 (7.19%) Apache
3 6 (4.32%) Drupal
3 6 (4.32%) CMS
4 5 (3.60%) IIS
5 3 (2.16%) ColdFusion
5 3 (2.16%) nginx
6 2 (1.44%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.44%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.44%) WordPress
6 2 (1.44%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (1.44%) JBoss
6 2 (1.44%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.44%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.72%) Movable Type
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.44%) Network Security
2 2 (1.44%) tcpdump
2 2 (1.44%) Wireless
2 2 (1.44%) Firewall
3 1 (0.72%) HTTP
3 1 (0.72%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.86%) NoSQL
2 24 (17.27%) MySQL
3 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
4 11 (7.91%) MongoDB
5 10 (7.19%) RDBMS
5 10 (7.19%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.88%) Big Data
7 2 (1.44%) MarkLogic
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.44%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (23.74%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.95%) Selenium
3 11 (7.91%) WebDriver
4 10 (7.19%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.04%) Ant
6 6 (4.32%) Hudson
6 6 (4.32%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.60%) Maven
7 5 (3.60%) Subversion
8 4 (2.88%) JIRA
9 3 (2.16%) Capybara
9 3 (2.16%) Appium
10 2 (1.44%) Robolectric
10 2 (1.44%) Grunt
10 2 (1.44%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.44%) AnthillPro
10 2 (1.44%) Metasploit
10 2 (1.44%) JBehave
10 2 (1.44%) GNU Toolchain
10 2 (1.44%) JUnit
General
1 13 (9.35%) Telecoms
1 13 (9.35%) Finance
2 11 (7.91%) Banking
3 3 (2.16%) Advertising
3 3 (2.16%) Marketing
4 2 (1.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 67 (48.20%) Developer
2 17 (12.23%) .NET Developer
2 17 (12.23%) Technical Support Engineer
2 17 (12.23%) Technical Engineer
2 17 (12.23%) Web Developer
2 17 (12.23%) Technical Support
2 17 (12.23%) Support Engineer
3 16 (11.51%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 11 (7.91%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (5.76%) Analyst
6 7 (5.04%) Test Analyst
6 7 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (5.04%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (4.32%) Agile Test Analyst
7 6 (4.32%) Applications Developer
7 6 (4.32%) Architect
8 5 (3.60%) QA Engineer
8 5 (3.60%) Applications Architect
8 5 (3.60%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.60%) DevOps Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (36.69%) HTML
2 35 (25.18%) CSS
3 29 (20.86%) Ruby on Rails
4 27 (19.42%) jQuery
5 23 (16.55%) HTML5
6 20 (14.39%) RESTful
7 19 (13.67%) .NET
8 18 (12.95%) ASP.NET
8 18 (12.95%) JSP
9 17 (12.23%) WCF
9 17 (12.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (12.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (9.35%) Web Services
11 12 (8.63%) XHTML
11 12 (8.63%) Sass
12 10 (7.19%) JSON
13 9 (6.47%) XML
13 9 (6.47%) LAMP
13 9 (6.47%) Ajax
14 8 (5.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.27%) Open Source
2 18 (12.95%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.47%) User Experience
4 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.16%) W3C
6 2 (1.44%) SCADA
6 2 (1.44%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.44%) iPad
6 2 (1.44%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
7 1 (0.72%) Social Media
7 1 (0.72%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.72%) Blog
7 1 (0.72%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.72%) Animation
7 1 (0.72%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (34.53%) Linux
2 32 (23.02%) Windows
3 20 (14.39%) UNIX
4 15 (10.79%) Mac OS X
5 8 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.60%) Solaris
6 5 (3.60%) CentOS
7 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.88%) Debian
8 2 (1.44%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.44%) VMS
8 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.72%) OpenBSD
9 1 (0.72%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (27.34%) MVC
3 32 (23.02%) Web Development
4 28 (20.14%) TDD
5 27 (19.42%) Web Application Development
6 23 (16.55%) Software Engineering
7 21 (15.11%) BDD
8 20 (14.39%) Scrum
9 19 (13.67%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (8.63%) E-Commerce
11 10 (7.19%) Integration Testing
11 10 (7.19%) DevOps
12 9 (6.47%) Automated Testing
13 7 (5.04%) Test Automation
13 7 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.04%) User Stories
14 6 (4.32%) Line Management
14 6 (4.32%) Mentoring
14 6 (4.32%) OO
15 5 (3.60%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (43.88%) Python
2 53 (38.13%) JavaScript
3 49 (35.25%) Java
4 43 (30.94%) PHP
5 37 (26.62%) Perl
6 33 (23.74%) SQL
6 33 (23.74%) C#
7 28 (20.14%) C++
8 25 (17.99%) C
9 16 (11.51%) Bash Shell
10 10 (7.19%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.88%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.44%) Groovy
12 2 (1.44%) XPath
12 2 (1.44%) VBScript
12 2 (1.44%) XQuery
12 2 (1.44%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.72%) Clojure
13 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (11.51%) Degree
2 2 (1.44%) CHFI
2 2 (1.44%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.44%) ISEB
2 2 (1.44%) CCIE
2 2 (1.44%) CISSP
2 2 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.44%) CISM
3 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.23%) QA
2 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.44%) HIPAA
System Software
1 5 (3.60%) vSphere
1 5 (3.60%) Hyper-V
1 5 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.16%) KVM
3 2 (1.44%) Snort
3 2 (1.44%) Nmap
4 1 (0.72%) QEMU
4 1 (0.72%) Xen
4 1 (0.72%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 10 (7.19%) Puppet
2 6 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.60%) Nagios
3 5 (3.60%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.44%) Nessus
5 1 (0.72%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.72%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 10 (7.19%) Red Hat
2 9 (6.47%) Sybase
3 6 (4.32%) VMware
4 4 (2.88%) SaltStack
5 3 (2.16%) Juniper
5 3 (2.16%) Cisco
5 3 (2.16%) Percona
5 3 (2.16%) Google
6 2 (1.44%) Imperva
6 2 (1.44%) Splunk
6 2 (1.44%) Tableau
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle
6 2 (1.44%) Cognos
6 2 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.44%) Sophos
7 1 (0.72%) NetApp
7 1 (0.72%) Citrix
7 1 (0.72%) Adobe
7 1 (0.72%) Facebook
7 1 (0.72%) Twitter
Windsor, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 12.5% bonus, 25 days holiday, Pens
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Stock Options
Posted: 7 days ago