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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 76 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 32 54 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.15% 3.01% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.22% 4.45% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 29 49 51
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 £38,100 £38,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
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
993 1214 1358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.82% 67.67% 67.06%
Number of salaries quoted 882 1077 1225
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,100
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 17 April 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 43 (53.75%) HTML
2 41 (51.25%) JavaScript
3 40 (50.00%) Python
4 36 (45.00%) Java
4 36 (45.00%) MySQL
5 33 (41.25%) Ruby on Rails
6 31 (38.75%) CSS
7 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (35.00%) Linux
8 28 (35.00%) Perl
8 28 (35.00%) Open Source
8 28 (35.00%) MongoDB
9 27 (33.75%) jQuery
9 27 (33.75%) SQL
9 27 (33.75%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (32.50%) NoSQL
11 23 (28.75%) PHP
12 21 (26.25%) Node.js
13 20 (25.00%) Degree
14 18 (22.50%) Computer Science
15 17 (21.25%) Algorithms
16 16 (20.00%) C
16 16 (20.00%) OO
17 14 (17.50%) C++
17 14 (17.50%) Automated Testing
18 13 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
19 12 (15.00%) QA
19 12 (15.00%) Google Cloud Platform
19 12 (15.00%) Relational Database
19 12 (15.00%) UNIX

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (26.25%) 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 13 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.00%) Google Cloud Platform
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 36 (45.00%) MySQL
2 28 (35.00%) MongoDB
3 27 (33.75%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (32.50%) NoSQL
5 12 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 8 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
8 5 (6.25%) Neo4j
8 5 (6.25%) MariaDB
8 5 (6.25%) CouchDB
9 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
9 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (3.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Ant
1 5 (6.25%) JMeter
2 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.50%) JIRA
3 2 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (1.25%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.25%) NUnit
4 1 (1.25%) JUnit
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 51 (63.75%) Developer
2 17 (21.25%) Web Developer
3 16 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 16 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 13 (16.25%) Software Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Senior Developer
6 9 (11.25%) Test Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 2 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
11 2 (2.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 2 (2.50%) Tester
11 2 (2.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (53.75%) HTML
2 33 (41.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 31 (38.75%) CSS
4 27 (33.75%) jQuery
5 11 (13.75%) Django
6 10 (12.50%) HTML5
7 9 (11.25%) .NET
8 7 (8.75%) REST
9 6 (7.50%) J2EE
10 5 (6.25%) Web Services
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%) RESTful
12 3 (3.75%) XML
13 2 (2.50%) JSON
13 2 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.00%) Open Source
2 18 (22.50%) Computer Science
3 17 (21.25%) Algorithms
4 11 (13.75%) User Experience
4 11 (13.75%) Management Information System
5 9 (11.25%) Blog
6 8 (10.00%) LIMS
7 6 (7.50%) Informatics
7 6 (7.50%) Mathematics
7 6 (7.50%) Physics
7 6 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (6.25%) Statistics
8 5 (6.25%) Internet of Things
8 5 (6.25%) Client/Server
8 5 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (2.50%) Replication
9 2 (2.50%) DTV
10 1 (1.25%) NHS
10 1 (1.25%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.00%) Linux
2 12 (15.00%) 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 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.00%) OO
3 14 (17.50%) Automated Testing
4 11 (13.75%) Web Development
5 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 10 (12.50%) OOD
5 10 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 9 (11.25%) Coaching
6 9 (11.25%) Test Scripting
7 8 (10.00%) MVC
7 8 (10.00%) Scrum
8 6 (7.50%) Extreme Programming
8 6 (7.50%) OOP
8 6 (7.50%) Test Planning
9 5 (6.25%) Hidden Markov Model
9 5 (6.25%) Game Theory
9 5 (6.25%) Gibbs Sampling
9 5 (6.25%) Memory Management
9 5 (6.25%) Automation Testing
9 5 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (51.25%) JavaScript
2 40 (50.00%) Python
3 36 (45.00%) Java
4 28 (35.00%) Perl
5 27 (33.75%) SQL
6 23 (28.75%) PHP
7 16 (20.00%) C
8 14 (17.50%) C++
9 11 (13.75%) C#
10 6 (7.50%) Golang
11 5 (6.25%) Bash Shell
11 5 (6.25%) R
11 5 (6.25%) Haskell
12 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.25%) XAML
13 1 (1.25%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) 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 12 (15.00%) 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 6 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.25%) Mesos
3 3 (3.75%) Puppet
4 2 (2.50%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.25%) 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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