The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 66 79 105
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +26
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 45 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.60% 2.10% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.99% 3.28% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 41 26 17
Average salary £41,000 £36,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.56% -13.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Ruby
Cambridgeshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1129 945 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.30% 64.07% 69.17%
Number of salaries quoted 897 798 1113
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 64 (59.81%) JavaScript
2 61 (57.01%) Ruby on Rails
3 56 (52.34%) Python
4 48 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (42.06%) HTML
5 45 (42.06%) Open Source
6 36 (33.64%) CSS
7 34 (31.78%) MySQL
8 33 (30.84%) Java
8 33 (30.84%) NoSQL
9 32 (29.91%) Linux
9 32 (29.91%) PostgreSQL
10 30 (28.04%) MongoDB
11 28 (26.17%) Perl
12 27 (25.23%) PHP
12 27 (25.23%) jQuery
13 26 (24.30%) Node.js
13 26 (24.30%) User Experience
14 23 (21.50%) Computer Science
15 21 (19.63%) SQL
16 20 (18.69%) Degree
17 19 (17.76%) Algorithms
18 18 (16.82%) Software Engineering
18 18 (16.82%) Django
19 17 (15.89%) Internet
20 16 (14.95%) C#
20 16 (14.95%) Project Management
21 15 (14.02%) QA
22 13 (12.15%) C
22 13 (12.15%) Scrum

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 26 (24.30%) Node.js
2 4 (3.74%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.80%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.80%) JBoss
3 3 (2.80%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.87%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) SAS
5 1 (0.93%) Drupal
5 1 (0.93%) nginx
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.41%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.89%) Internet
2 10 (9.35%) Wireless
3 4 (3.74%) 3G
3 4 (3.74%) LTE
4 3 (2.80%) HTTP
4 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.87%) DNS
5 2 (1.87%) SSL
5 2 (1.87%) 4G
5 2 (1.87%) DHCP
6 1 (0.93%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (31.78%) MySQL
2 33 (30.84%) NoSQL
3 32 (29.91%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (28.04%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.74%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.93%) Redis
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Ant
2 5 (4.67%) Hudson
2 5 (4.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.74%) CMake
3 4 (3.74%) JMeter
3 4 (3.74%) Subversion
3 4 (3.74%) Maven
4 3 (2.80%) Selenium
4 3 (2.80%) Bugzilla
4 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.87%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.93%) Webistrano
6 1 (0.93%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.93%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 8 (7.48%) Marketing
2 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Legal
3 1 (0.93%) Advertising
3 1 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (45.79%) Developer
2 35 (32.71%) Web Developer
3 19 (17.76%) Software Engineer
4 15 (14.02%) Analyst
5 14 (13.08%) Test Engineer
6 13 (12.15%) Software Test Engineer
6 13 (12.15%) Business Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 8 (7.48%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.61%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.61%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Release Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Build and Release Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Senior Software Test Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Senior Test Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.80%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (57.01%) Ruby on Rails
2 45 (42.06%) HTML
3 36 (33.64%) CSS
4 27 (25.23%) jQuery
5 18 (16.82%) Django
6 8 (7.48%) .NET
7 6 (5.61%) Web Services
8 5 (4.67%) XML
9 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.74%) REST
10 3 (2.80%) HTML5
10 3 (2.80%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.80%) Symfony
10 3 (2.80%) CakePHP
10 3 (2.80%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.80%) Spring
10 3 (2.80%) J2EE
10 3 (2.80%) Struts
11 2 (1.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 45 (42.06%) Open Source
2 26 (24.30%) User Experience
3 23 (21.50%) Computer Science
4 19 (17.76%) Algorithms
5 10 (9.35%) Internet of Things
6 9 (8.41%) Informatics
7 6 (5.61%) LIMS
7 6 (5.61%) Blog
8 5 (4.67%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.87%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.93%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.93%) Economics
11 1 (0.93%) Streaming Media
11 1 (0.93%) Statistics
11 1 (0.93%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.91%) Linux
2 8 (7.48%) Windows
3 5 (4.67%) UNIX
4 1 (0.93%) Debian
4 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) Tizen
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.82%) Software Engineering
3 16 (14.95%) Project Management
4 13 (12.15%) Scrum
4 13 (12.15%) Product Management
5 11 (10.28%) Automated Testing
6 10 (9.35%) OO
6 10 (9.35%) Web Development
7 8 (7.48%) Test Scripting
7 8 (7.48%) DevOps
7 8 (7.48%) OOD
8 6 (5.61%) MVC
8 6 (5.61%) Manual Testing
9 5 (4.67%) Information Management
10 4 (3.74%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.74%) Automation Testing
11 3 (2.80%) TDD
11 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (2.80%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (2.80%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 64 (59.81%) JavaScript
2 56 (52.34%) Python
3 33 (30.84%) Java
4 28 (26.17%) Perl
5 27 (25.23%) PHP
6 21 (19.63%) SQL
7 16 (14.95%) C#
8 13 (12.15%) C
9 9 (8.41%) C++
10 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.93%) R
11 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (18.69%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.87%) ISEB
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.02%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) Varnish
2 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) Puppet
2 4 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.87%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.93%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (5.61%) Google
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle
2 4 (3.74%) MKS
2 4 (3.74%) Perforce
3 3 (2.80%) IBM
3 3 (2.80%) Zend
4 1 (0.93%) Tableau
4 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.93%) Talend
4 1 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
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