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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 53 64 87
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +23
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 71 45 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.88% 2.86% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.19% 4.21% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 60 43 38
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1147 1070 1375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.61% 67.94% 71.06%
Number of salaries quoted 948 963 1238
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 91 (70.00%) Python
2 71 (54.62%) Java
3 62 (47.69%) JavaScript
4 55 (42.31%) Linux
5 53 (40.77%) Ruby on Rails
6 48 (36.92%) C#
7 46 (35.38%) Perl
7 46 (35.38%) Open Source
8 45 (34.62%) HTML
9 43 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (30.77%) CSS
11 36 (27.69%) PHP
12 32 (24.62%) MySQL
13 28 (21.54%) Computer Science
13 28 (21.54%) QA
14 26 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
14 26 (20.00%) OO
15 25 (19.23%) NoSQL
16 24 (18.46%) jQuery
16 24 (18.46%) Degree
17 23 (17.69%) SQL
17 23 (17.69%) MongoDB
18 21 (16.15%) Software Engineering
19 19 (14.62%) Django
19 19 (14.62%) Test Scripting
20 17 (13.08%) Test Automation
20 17 (13.08%) Jenkins
20 17 (13.08%) Windows
21 16 (12.31%) Web Services
21 16 (12.31%) Selenium

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (11.54%) Node.js
2 7 (5.38%) Apache
3 2 (1.54%) CMS
3 2 (1.54%) IIS
4 1 (0.77%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.77%) Drupal
4 1 (0.77%) nginx
4 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.77%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.46%) Wireless
2 9 (6.92%) Internet
3 6 (4.62%) 3G
3 6 (4.62%) LTE
4 2 (1.54%) 4G
4 2 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.54%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.77%) HTTP
5 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.77%) SSL
5 1 (0.77%) X.509
5 1 (0.77%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.62%) MySQL
2 26 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (19.23%) NoSQL
4 23 (17.69%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.31%) SQLite
7 2 (1.54%) Redis
7 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.77%) Big Data
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.77%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.77%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.77%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 17 (13.08%) Jenkins
2 16 (12.31%) Selenium
3 10 (7.69%) Subversion
4 9 (6.92%) Hudson
5 8 (6.15%) CMake
5 8 (6.15%) WebDriver
5 8 (6.15%) Maven
5 8 (6.15%) Ant
6 7 (5.38%) Bugzilla
6 7 (5.38%) Cucumber
6 7 (5.38%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.85%) CruiseControl
8 4 (3.08%) Redmine
8 4 (3.08%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.08%) FitNesse
9 3 (2.31%) Xcode
10 2 (1.54%) WATIR
10 2 (1.54%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.54%) Sahi
10 2 (1.54%) Selenium IDE
General
1 10 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.92%) Automotive
3 7 (5.38%) Marketing
4 2 (1.54%) Electronics
5 1 (0.77%) Legal
5 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.77%) Advertising
5 1 (0.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (43.08%) Developer
2 41 (31.54%) Web Developer
3 27 (20.77%) Test Engineer
4 25 (19.23%) Software Engineer
5 17 (13.08%) Software Test Engineer
6 15 (11.54%) Analyst
7 9 (6.92%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.92%) Tester
8 8 (6.15%) Release Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) Build and Release Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Web Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Automation Tester
11 5 (3.85%) Web Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) Web Test Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) Senior Test Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.85%) Lead Developer
12 4 (3.08%) Applications Developer
12 4 (3.08%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (40.77%) Ruby on Rails
2 45 (34.62%) HTML
3 40 (30.77%) CSS
4 24 (18.46%) jQuery
5 19 (14.62%) Django
6 16 (12.31%) Web Services
7 8 (6.15%) .NET
8 6 (4.62%) JSON
8 6 (4.62%) RESTful
9 5 (3.85%) J2EE
9 5 (3.85%) Spring
10 4 (3.08%) LAMP
10 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (3.08%) JAX-RS
11 3 (2.31%) iOS SDK
11 3 (2.31%) Cocoa Touch
11 3 (2.31%) UIKit
11 3 (2.31%) Android SDK
11 3 (2.31%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 46 (35.38%) Open Source
2 28 (21.54%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.23%) Blog
4 11 (8.46%) Mobile App
5 8 (6.15%) Informatics
6 6 (4.62%) Internet of Things
7 4 (3.08%) Biology
7 4 (3.08%) Robotics
8 3 (2.31%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.54%) Social Media
9 2 (1.54%) iPhone
9 2 (1.54%) Firmware
10 1 (0.77%) GIS
10 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.77%) Economics
10 1 (0.77%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.77%) Statistics
10 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 55 (42.31%) Linux
2 17 (13.08%) Windows
3 14 (10.77%) Mac OS X
4 6 (4.62%) Debian
4 6 (4.62%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.85%) UNIX
5 5 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.31%) Android
7 2 (1.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.00%) OO
3 21 (16.15%) Software Engineering
4 19 (14.62%) Test Scripting
5 17 (13.08%) Test Automation
6 15 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 13 (10.00%) Project Management
7 13 (10.00%) MVC
7 13 (10.00%) Scrum
8 11 (8.46%) OOD
9 10 (7.69%) Web Development
9 10 (7.69%) Product Management
9 10 (7.69%) BDD
10 8 (6.15%) TDD
11 7 (5.38%) Automated Testing
12 6 (4.62%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (4.62%) Regression Testing
12 6 (4.62%) Web Application Development
13 5 (3.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 91 (70.00%) Python
2 71 (54.62%) Java
3 62 (47.69%) JavaScript
4 48 (36.92%) C#
5 46 (35.38%) Perl
6 36 (27.69%) PHP
7 23 (17.69%) SQL
8 12 (9.23%) C++
8 12 (9.23%) C
9 4 (3.08%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.08%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.54%) F#
12 1 (0.77%) Scala
12 1 (0.77%) R
12 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (18.46%) Degree
2 3 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.31%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (21.54%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.54%) Varnish
3 1 (0.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.85%) Puppet
2 4 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.77%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.77%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (6.15%) MKS
1 8 (6.15%) Perforce
2 4 (3.08%) VMware
3 3 (2.31%) Zend
4 2 (1.54%) Oracle
4 2 (1.54%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.77%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.77%) Tableau
5 1 (0.77%) Talend
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