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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 75 70 73
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 32 50 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.20% 2.98% 2.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.31% 4.51% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 28 45 41
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £38,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £44,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
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
967 1109 1240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.41% 66.13% 64.12%
Number of salaries quoted 841 988 1112
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 March 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 42 (52.50%) HTML
1 42 (52.50%) JavaScript
2 41 (51.25%) Python
3 34 (42.50%) Java
3 34 (42.50%) MySQL
4 31 (38.75%) Ruby on Rails
5 30 (37.50%) CSS
6 29 (36.25%) Linux
6 29 (36.25%) Perl
7 28 (35.00%) SQL
8 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (32.50%) MongoDB
9 25 (31.25%) Open Source
9 25 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (31.25%) PHP
10 24 (30.00%) jQuery
10 24 (30.00%) NoSQL
11 22 (27.50%) Node.js
12 17 (21.25%) C
13 16 (20.00%) Degree
14 15 (18.75%) OO
15 14 (17.50%) Computer Science
15 14 (17.50%) Algorithms
16 13 (16.25%) C#
16 13 (16.25%) Automated Testing
17 12 (15.00%) Google
17 12 (15.00%) C++
17 12 (15.00%) Google Cloud Platform
17 12 (15.00%) User Experience
17 12 (15.00%) Relational Database

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (27.50%) Node.js
2 11 (13.75%) OpenStack
3 6 (7.50%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.50%) JBoss
3 6 (7.50%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.75%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 11 (13.75%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (3.75%) Wireless
2 3 (3.75%) SSL
3 2 (2.50%) HTTP
3 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.25%) DNS
4 1 (1.25%) SNMP
4 1 (1.25%) DHCP
4 1 (1.25%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (42.50%) MySQL
2 26 (32.50%) MongoDB
3 25 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (30.00%) NoSQL
5 12 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
7 8 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (6.25%) CouchDB
8 5 (6.25%) Neo4j
8 5 (6.25%) MariaDB
9 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
10 3 (3.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) JMeter
1 5 (6.25%) Ant
2 4 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (1.25%) Selenium
4 1 (1.25%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (6.25%) Games
2 4 (5.00%) Marketing
3 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.75%) Finance
4 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (61.25%) Developer
2 20 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 16 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 12 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 11 (13.75%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.00%) Test Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Support Engineer
11 2 (2.50%) Technical Support
11 2 (2.50%) Tester
11 2 (2.50%) Architect
11 2 (2.50%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (52.50%) HTML
2 31 (38.75%) Ruby on Rails
3 30 (37.50%) CSS
4 24 (30.00%) jQuery
5 12 (15.00%) Django
6 11 (13.75%) .NET
7 10 (12.50%) HTML5
8 7 (8.75%) REST
9 6 (7.50%) J2EE
10 5 (6.25%) POSIX
11 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.00%) Spring
11 4 (5.00%) Symfony
11 4 (5.00%) CakePHP
11 4 (5.00%) Struts
11 4 (5.00%) Web Services
11 4 (5.00%) XML
12 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
12 3 (3.75%) RESTful
12 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.25%) Open Source
2 14 (17.50%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.50%) Algorithms
3 12 (15.00%) User Experience
4 11 (13.75%) Management Information System
5 8 (10.00%) LIMS
6 6 (7.50%) Informatics
6 6 (7.50%) Mathematics
6 6 (7.50%) Physics
6 6 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (6.25%) Blog
7 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (6.25%) Statistics
7 5 (6.25%) Internet of Things
7 5 (6.25%) Client/Server
7 5 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (2.50%) Replication
8 2 (2.50%) DTV
9 1 (1.25%) NHS
9 1 (1.25%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.25%) Linux
2 11 (13.75%) UNIX
3 8 (10.00%) Windows
4 4 (5.00%) CentOS
4 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.25%) Tizen
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.75%) OO
3 13 (16.25%) Automated Testing
4 11 (13.75%) Software Engineering
4 11 (13.75%) Web Development
5 10 (12.50%) OOD
5 10 (12.50%) MVC
6 7 (8.75%) Scrum
6 7 (8.75%) Test Scripting
7 6 (7.50%) Extreme Programming
7 6 (7.50%) OOP
7 6 (7.50%) Project Management
7 6 (7.50%) Test Planning
7 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.25%) Coaching
8 5 (6.25%) Hidden Markov Model
8 5 (6.25%) Game Theory
8 5 (6.25%) Gibbs Sampling
8 5 (6.25%) Memory Management
8 5 (6.25%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (52.50%) JavaScript
2 41 (51.25%) Python
3 34 (42.50%) Java
4 29 (36.25%) Perl
5 28 (35.00%) SQL
6 25 (31.25%) PHP
7 17 (21.25%) C
8 13 (16.25%) C#
9 12 (15.00%) C++
10 6 (7.50%) Golang
11 5 (6.25%) Haskell
11 5 (6.25%) Bash Shell
11 5 (6.25%) R
12 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.25%) XAML
13 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.25%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 16 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) RHCE
2 2 (2.50%) LPIC
3 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) KVM
1 7 (8.75%) Xen
2 5 (6.25%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 5 (6.25%) Docker
2 5 (6.25%) LXC
3 4 (5.00%) Varnish
4 2 (2.50%) Postfix
4 2 (2.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.25%) Puppet
2 5 (6.25%) Mesos
3 2 (2.50%) HAProxy
3 2 (2.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) Google
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle
3 6 (7.50%) IBM
4 5 (6.25%) Pegasus
5 4 (5.00%) Zend
6 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.50%) SAP
7 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.25%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.25%) Fujitsu
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