The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 93 103 113
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 28 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.57% 0.85% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.54% 1.85% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 3
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £40,000 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
791 757 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.46% 45.82% 53.17%
Number of salaries quoted 668 718 843
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby on Rails
Cambridgeshire

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 25 July 2014.

Ruby on Rails Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) Ruby
2 25 (69.44%) Open Source
3 23 (63.89%) HTML
4 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
5 21 (58.33%) CSS
6 19 (52.78%) MySQL
6 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (50.00%) Python
8 17 (47.22%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (44.44%) Django
9 16 (44.44%) MongoDB
9 16 (44.44%) NoSQL
10 13 (36.11%) jQuery
11 12 (33.33%) Linux
12 11 (30.56%) Perl
12 11 (30.56%) Blog
12 11 (30.56%) Node.js
13 9 (25.00%) Java
13 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
14 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
14 8 (22.22%) PHP
15 7 (19.44%) Degree
16 6 (16.67%) MKS
16 6 (16.67%) Perforce
16 6 (16.67%) Subversion
16 6 (16.67%) C++
17 5 (13.89%) C
17 5 (13.89%) Ant
17 5 (13.89%) Web Services
17 5 (13.89%) Windows

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 11 (30.56%) Node.js
2 5 (13.89%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) 3G
1 5 (13.89%) LTE
2 2 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (2.78%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) MySQL
2 17 (47.22%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (44.44%) MongoDB
3 16 (44.44%) NoSQL
4 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Subversion
2 5 (13.89%) Maven
2 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) Hudson
2 5 (13.89%) Ant
2 5 (13.89%) Bugzilla
2 5 (13.89%) CMake
2 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.56%) CruiseControl
3 2 (5.56%) Redmine
General
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) Web Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Release Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Build and Release Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Python Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Python Web Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Django Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Python/Django Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Junior
8 1 (2.78%) Graduate
8 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (63.89%) HTML
2 21 (58.33%) CSS
3 16 (44.44%) Django
4 13 (36.11%) jQuery
5 5 (13.89%) RESTful
5 5 (13.89%) Web Services
6 4 (11.11%) Spring
6 4 (11.11%) JSON
6 4 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (11.11%) JAX-RS
7 2 (5.56%) Symfony
8 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (69.44%) Open Source
2 11 (30.56%) Blog
3 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (11.11%) Robotics
4 4 (11.11%) Biology
5 3 (8.33%) Informatics
6 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) Debian
3 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 5 (13.89%) Product Management
3 5 (13.89%) Project Management
3 5 (13.89%) MVC
4 4 (11.11%) OO
4 4 (11.11%) Web Development
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.56%) Bug Management
6 2 (5.56%) Test Management
7 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.78%) User Stories
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.78%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Ruby
2 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 18 (50.00%) Python
4 11 (30.56%) Perl
5 9 (25.00%) Java
6 8 (22.22%) PHP
7 6 (16.67%) C++
8 5 (13.89%) C
9 4 (11.11%) SQL
10 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Varnish
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) MKS
1 6 (16.67%) Perforce
2 4 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
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