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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 82 54 76
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 28 68 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.02% 3.79% 2.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.17% 6.01% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 28 60 46
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,569 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,125 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.42% +9.66%
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
884 1132 1098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.64% 63.06% 66.59%
Number of salaries quoted 776 960 1002
Average salary £43,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 35 (56.45%) MySQL
1 35 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (51.61%) HTML
3 30 (48.39%) Java
3 30 (48.39%) Degree
4 28 (45.16%) Computer Science
4 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
5 27 (43.55%) CSS
5 27 (43.55%) Python
6 26 (41.94%) Linux
6 26 (41.94%) Ruby on Rails
6 26 (41.94%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (41.94%) Open Source
7 24 (38.71%) MongoDB
8 22 (35.48%) Algorithms
8 22 (35.48%) Perl
9 21 (33.87%) NoSQL
10 19 (30.65%) jQuery
11 18 (29.03%) Mentoring
12 17 (27.42%) Coaching
12 17 (27.42%) Blog
13 16 (25.81%) C#
13 16 (25.81%) SQL
14 14 (22.58%) Windows
15 12 (19.35%) C++
15 12 (19.35%) C
16 11 (17.74%) OO
16 11 (17.74%) Relational Database
17 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
17 10 (16.13%) Scrum

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (9.68%) Apache
1 6 (9.68%) Tomcat
1 6 (9.68%) GlassFish
2 5 (8.06%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.23%) JBoss
3 2 (3.23%) Node.js
4 1 (1.61%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) SSL
2 2 (3.23%) Wireless
3 1 (1.61%) SNMP
3 1 (1.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (56.45%) MySQL
2 26 (41.94%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (38.71%) MongoDB
4 21 (33.87%) NoSQL
5 11 (17.74%) Relational Database
6 7 (11.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (8.06%) CouchDB
7 5 (8.06%) Neo4j
7 5 (8.06%) MariaDB
8 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
9 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.68%) Mockito
3 6 (9.68%) TestNG
4 5 (8.06%) Selenium
5 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.84%) JUnit
6 3 (4.84%) NUnit
7 2 (3.23%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.61%) JIRA
8 1 (1.61%) Calabash
General
1 5 (8.06%) Games
2 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Finance
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Electronics
4 2 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Publishing
5 1 (1.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 49 (79.03%) Developer
2 23 (37.10%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 13 (20.97%) Software Developer
4 11 (17.74%) Senior Developer
5 8 (12.90%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Tester
8 3 (4.84%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Technical Support Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Technical Support
9 2 (3.23%) Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (51.61%) HTML
2 27 (43.55%) CSS
3 26 (41.94%) Ruby on Rails
4 19 (30.65%) jQuery
5 6 (9.68%) HTML5
5 6 (9.68%) JSP
5 6 (9.68%) Web Services
5 6 (9.68%) .NET
5 6 (9.68%) J2EE
5 6 (9.68%) Swing
5 6 (9.68%) Spring
6 5 (8.06%) REST
6 5 (8.06%) POSIX
7 4 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (4.84%) RESTful
8 3 (4.84%) XML
8 3 (4.84%) PowerMock
8 3 (4.84%) Gherkin
8 3 (4.84%) JAX-RS
9 2 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (45.16%) Computer Science
2 22 (35.48%) Algorithms
3 17 (27.42%) Blog
4 8 (12.90%) Mathematics
4 8 (12.90%) User Experience
4 8 (12.90%) Informatics
5 7 (11.29%) Physics
6 6 (9.68%) Robotics
6 6 (9.68%) LIMS
7 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
7 5 (8.06%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (8.06%) Statistics
7 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (4.84%) Visualisation
9 2 (3.23%) Replication
9 2 (3.23%) DTV
10 1 (1.61%) NHS
10 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Linux
2 14 (22.58%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) UNIX
3 5 (8.06%) Android
4 4 (6.45%) CentOS
4 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.94%) Open Source
3 18 (29.03%) Mentoring
4 17 (27.42%) Coaching
5 11 (17.74%) OO
6 10 (16.13%) Scrum
7 8 (12.90%) OOD
7 8 (12.90%) Bioinformatics
7 8 (12.90%) SDLC
8 7 (11.29%) Test Scripting
8 7 (11.29%) Pair Programming
9 6 (9.68%) TDD
9 6 (9.68%) MVC
9 6 (9.68%) Workflow
9 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.06%) Data Analysis
10 5 (8.06%) Memory Management
10 5 (8.06%) Extreme Programming
10 5 (8.06%) Hidden Markov Model
10 5 (8.06%) Game Theory
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) Java
2 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 27 (43.55%) Python
4 22 (35.48%) Perl
5 16 (25.81%) C#
5 16 (25.81%) SQL
6 12 (19.35%) C++
6 12 (19.35%) C
7 7 (11.29%) PHP
8 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
8 6 (9.68%) Go
9 5 (8.06%) R
9 5 (8.06%) Haskell
10 3 (4.84%) Objective-C
11 2 (3.23%) XAML
11 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.61%) Erlang
12 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (48.39%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) RHCE
2 2 (3.23%) LPIC
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) Xen
1 7 (11.29%) KVM
2 5 (8.06%) Docker
2 5 (8.06%) LXC
2 5 (8.06%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.23%) Postfix
4 2 (3.23%) iptables
5 1 (1.61%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (8.06%) Mesos
2 2 (3.23%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.61%) Puppet
3 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Tableau
2 5 (8.06%) Pegasus
3 4 (6.45%) VMware
4 2 (3.23%) Google
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.61%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.61%) Riverbed
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