The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby 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 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 Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 56 70 84
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +14
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 66 47 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.71% 2.85% 2.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 4.29% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 58 46 32
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1123 1096 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.13% 66.34% 73.44%
Number of salaries quoted 955 997 1150
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
Cambridgeshire

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Ruby
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Cambridge

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 92 (79.31%) Python
2 73 (62.93%) Java
3 63 (54.31%) Linux
4 57 (49.14%) Perl
5 54 (46.55%) C#
6 52 (44.83%) JavaScript
7 40 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (31.03%) Ruby on Rails
9 33 (28.45%) HTML
9 33 (28.45%) QA
10 31 (26.72%) PHP
11 30 (25.86%) CSS
11 30 (25.86%) Open Source
12 25 (21.55%) SQL
13 24 (20.69%) MySQL
14 22 (18.97%) OO
14 22 (18.97%) Test Automation
15 21 (18.10%) NoSQL
16 19 (16.38%) Mac OS X
16 19 (16.38%) Windows
17 18 (15.52%) Software Engineering
17 18 (15.52%) jQuery
17 18 (15.52%) Test Scripting
18 17 (14.66%) Manual Testing
18 17 (14.66%) Computer Science
18 17 (14.66%) PostgreSQL
19 16 (13.79%) Degree
19 16 (13.79%) Web Services
19 16 (13.79%) Django
19 16 (13.79%) MongoDB

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 11 (9.48%) Node.js
2 6 (5.17%) Apache
3 2 (1.72%) IIS
3 2 (1.72%) CMS
4 1 (0.86%) SAS
4 1 (0.86%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) Wireless
2 6 (5.17%) Internet
3 5 (4.31%) 3G
3 5 (4.31%) X.509
3 5 (4.31%) STUN
3 5 (4.31%) LTE
3 5 (4.31%) HTTP
3 5 (4.31%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.31%) SSL
4 3 (2.59%) Bluetooth
4 3 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.86%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.69%) MySQL
2 21 (18.10%) NoSQL
3 17 (14.66%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (13.79%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.59%) SQLite
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.86%) Redis
8 1 (0.86%) Big Data
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 14 (12.07%) Selenium
3 11 (9.48%) Subversion
4 8 (6.90%) Maven
4 8 (6.90%) Ant
4 8 (6.90%) Bugzilla
4 8 (6.90%) Hudson
4 8 (6.90%) CMake
5 6 (5.17%) WebDriver
5 6 (5.17%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.31%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.31%) Redmine
6 5 (4.31%) CruiseControl
7 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.45%) FitNesse
8 3 (2.59%) Xcode
9 2 (1.72%) WATIR
9 2 (1.72%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.72%) Sahi
9 2 (1.72%) Selenium IDE
General
1 14 (12.07%) Automotive
2 9 (7.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.59%) Electronics
3 3 (2.59%) Marketing
4 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.86%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (36.21%) Developer
2 37 (31.90%) Test Engineer
3 35 (30.17%) Software Engineer
4 29 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 26 (22.41%) Software Test Engineer
6 11 (9.48%) Analyst
7 9 (7.76%) Release Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) Tester
8 8 (6.90%) Build and Release Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Web Engineer
10 6 (5.17%) Senior Test Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) Web Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) Web Test Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) Business Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) Automation Tester
12 4 (3.45%) Applications Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Lead Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.03%) Ruby on Rails
2 33 (28.45%) HTML
3 30 (25.86%) CSS
4 18 (15.52%) jQuery
5 16 (13.79%) Django
5 16 (13.79%) Web Services
6 10 (8.62%) RESTful
7 7 (6.03%) .NET
8 6 (5.17%) JSON
9 5 (4.31%) Spring
9 5 (4.31%) J2SE
9 5 (4.31%) J2EE
10 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (3.45%) JAX-RS
11 3 (2.59%) Cocoa Touch
11 3 (2.59%) UIKit
11 3 (2.59%) J2ME
11 3 (2.59%) Android SDK
11 3 (2.59%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.86%) Open Source
2 17 (14.66%) Computer Science
3 11 (9.48%) Blog
3 11 (9.48%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.45%) Robotics
4 4 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.45%) Biology
5 3 (2.59%) Internet of Things
5 3 (2.59%) Informatics
5 3 (2.59%) Firmware
6 2 (1.72%) iPhone
6 2 (1.72%) Social Media
7 1 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.86%) GIS
7 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.86%) Economics
7 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 63 (54.31%) Linux
2 19 (16.38%) Mac OS X
2 19 (16.38%) Windows
3 7 (6.03%) UNIX
4 6 (5.17%) Debian
4 6 (5.17%) Ubuntu
5 5 (4.31%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.59%) Android
7 2 (1.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.97%) OO
2 22 (18.97%) Test Automation
3 18 (15.52%) Software Engineering
3 18 (15.52%) Test Scripting
4 17 (14.66%) Manual Testing
5 15 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (11.21%) MVC
7 12 (10.34%) Automated Testing
8 11 (9.48%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (9.48%) Regression Testing
9 10 (8.62%) BDD
10 8 (6.90%) OOD
10 8 (6.90%) Scrum
11 7 (6.03%) Web Development
11 7 (6.03%) Project Management
11 7 (6.03%) TDD
11 7 (6.03%) Product Management
12 6 (5.17%) Web Application Development
12 6 (5.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 92 (79.31%) Python
2 73 (62.93%) Java
3 57 (49.14%) Perl
4 54 (46.55%) C#
5 52 (44.83%) JavaScript
6 31 (26.72%) PHP
7 25 (21.55%) SQL
8 12 (10.34%) C++
8 12 (10.34%) C
9 5 (4.31%) Scala
9 5 (4.31%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.45%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.59%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.72%) F#
13 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (13.79%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.86%) ISEB
3 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (28.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) Puppet
1 3 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (7.76%) MKS
1 9 (7.76%) Perforce
2 4 (3.45%) VMware
3 3 (2.59%) Zend
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle
4 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.86%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.86%) Tableau
5 1 (0.86%) Talend
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