The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails (RoR)
Rank 95 88 105
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 19 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.16% 1.55% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.85% 3.74% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 9
Average salary £41,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £38,000 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Ruby on Rails
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
667 588 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.87% 41.44% 44.07%
Number of salaries quoted 551 517 682
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Ruby on Rails Salary Trend in Cambridge

Ruby on Rails
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Ruby on Rails Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails.

1 45 (100.00%) Ruby
2 30 (66.67%) Open Source
3 28 (62.22%) JavaScript
4 27 (60.00%) MySQL
5 26 (57.78%) NoSQL
6 24 (53.33%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (53.33%) MongoDB
7 23 (51.11%) HTML
8 20 (44.44%) Python
8 20 (44.44%) Node.js
9 19 (42.22%) CSS
10 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (37.78%) Django
11 17 (37.78%) jQuery
12 14 (31.11%) User Experience
13 13 (28.89%) Algorithms
14 12 (26.67%) Software Engineering
14 12 (26.67%) Project Management
15 10 (22.22%) C
16 9 (20.00%) Perl
16 9 (20.00%) Product Management
17 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
17 8 (17.78%) LIMS
18 6 (13.33%) PHP
18 6 (13.33%) Degree
19 5 (11.11%) Informatics
20 4 (8.89%) Blog
21 3 (6.67%) RESTful
21 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
21 3 (6.67%) SQL

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (44.44%) Node.js
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) LTE
1 1 (2.22%) 4G
1 1 (2.22%) 3G
1 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (60.00%) MySQL
2 26 (57.78%) NoSQL
3 24 (53.33%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (53.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) CMake
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) Hudson
2 1 (2.22%) Ant
2 1 (2.22%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 2 (4.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) Web Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Principal Software Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Release Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) HTML
2 19 (42.22%) CSS
3 17 (37.78%) Django
3 17 (37.78%) jQuery
4 3 (6.67%) RESTful
5 2 (4.44%) CSS3
6 1 (2.22%) JSON
6 1 (2.22%) Sass
6 1 (2.22%) LESS
6 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (66.67%) Open Source
2 14 (31.11%) User Experience
3 13 (28.89%) Algorithms
4 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
4 8 (17.78%) LIMS
5 5 (11.11%) Informatics
6 4 (8.89%) Blog
7 1 (2.22%) Robotics
7 1 (2.22%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 12 (26.67%) Project Management
3 9 (20.00%) Product Management
4 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.44%) MVC
5 2 (4.44%) Web Development
6 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.22%) Time Management
6 1 (2.22%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (2.22%) OO
6 1 (2.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Ruby
2 28 (62.22%) JavaScript
3 20 (44.44%) Python
4 10 (22.22%) C
5 9 (20.00%) Perl
6 6 (13.33%) PHP
7 3 (6.67%) SQL
8 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Google
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) MKS
2 1 (2.22%) Perforce