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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 67 69 77
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 41 58 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.86% 3.15% 2.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 4.73% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 41 52 51
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,569 £40,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
939 1227 1257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.57% 66.58% 70.38%
Number of salaries quoted 835 1054 1156
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £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 3 June 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (55.26%) MySQL
2 41 (53.95%) HTML
3 38 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (48.68%) Java
5 34 (44.74%) Ruby on Rails
6 31 (40.79%) CSS
7 30 (39.47%) Python
7 30 (39.47%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (38.16%) MongoDB
9 28 (36.84%) NoSQL
9 28 (36.84%) Open Source
9 28 (36.84%) Degree
10 27 (35.53%) SQL
11 26 (34.21%) Computer Science
12 25 (32.89%) jQuery
12 25 (32.89%) Linux
13 23 (30.26%) Algorithms
14 22 (28.95%) Perl
15 17 (22.37%) Mentoring
16 16 (21.05%) Coaching
16 16 (21.05%) Relational Database
16 16 (21.05%) Blog
16 16 (21.05%) PHP
16 16 (21.05%) C#
17 14 (18.42%) C++
17 14 (18.42%) OO
18 13 (17.11%) User Experience
19 12 (15.79%) Scrum
20 11 (14.47%) MVC

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 11 (14.47%) Node.js
2 10 (13.16%) OpenStack
3 9 (11.84%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.89%) GlassFish
5 5 (6.58%) JBoss
5 5 (6.58%) WebLogic
5 5 (6.58%) WebSphere
6 4 (5.26%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.16%) Google Cloud Platform
1 10 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.58%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.58%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Internet
2 3 (3.95%) Wireless
3 2 (2.63%) SSL
4 1 (1.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (55.26%) MySQL
2 30 (39.47%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (38.16%) MongoDB
4 28 (36.84%) NoSQL
5 16 (21.05%) Relational Database
6 8 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
7 5 (6.58%) MariaDB
7 5 (6.58%) Neo4j
7 5 (6.58%) CouchDB
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.89%) Mockito
3 6 (7.89%) TestNG
4 4 (5.26%) JMeter
4 4 (5.26%) Ant
5 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.63%) Selenium
6 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.32%) JUnit
7 1 (1.32%) NUnit
7 1 (1.32%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 5 (6.58%) Games
2 4 (5.26%) Marketing
3 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.95%) Finance
4 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.63%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Publishing
5 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (73.68%) Developer
2 24 (31.58%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 13 (17.11%) Software Developer
4 11 (14.47%) Web Developer
5 10 (13.16%) Senior Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Test Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Principal Architect
11 2 (2.63%) Lead Architect
11 2 (2.63%) Technical Engineer
11 2 (2.63%) Web Applications Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Web Development Manager
11 2 (2.63%) Web Manager
11 2 (2.63%) Web Architect
11 2 (2.63%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (53.95%) HTML
2 34 (44.74%) Ruby on Rails
3 31 (40.79%) CSS
4 25 (32.89%) jQuery
5 11 (14.47%) J2EE
6 9 (11.84%) Spring
6 9 (11.84%) .NET
6 9 (11.84%) HTML5
7 6 (7.89%) JSP
7 6 (7.89%) Swing
8 5 (6.58%) POSIX
8 5 (6.58%) REST
9 4 (5.26%) Django
9 4 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (5.26%) Web Services
10 3 (3.95%) Struts
10 3 (3.95%) Hibernate
10 3 (3.95%) PowerMock
10 3 (3.95%) JAX-RS
10 3 (3.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.21%) Computer Science
2 23 (30.26%) Algorithms
3 16 (21.05%) Blog
4 13 (17.11%) User Experience
5 10 (13.16%) Management Information System
6 8 (10.53%) Informatics
6 8 (10.53%) LIMS
7 7 (9.21%) Mathematics
7 7 (9.21%) Physics
8 6 (7.89%) Robotics
9 5 (6.58%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (6.58%) Statistics
9 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (3.95%) Client/Server
10 3 (3.95%) Internet of Things
10 3 (3.95%) Visualisation
11 2 (2.63%) Replication
11 2 (2.63%) DTV
12 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.89%) Linux
2 11 (14.47%) Windows
3 10 (13.16%) UNIX
4 4 (5.26%) CentOS
4 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (36.84%) Open Source
3 17 (22.37%) Mentoring
4 16 (21.05%) Coaching
5 14 (18.42%) OO
6 12 (15.79%) Scrum
7 11 (14.47%) MVC
8 10 (13.16%) SDLC
8 10 (13.16%) Web Development
9 9 (11.84%) Automated Testing
9 9 (11.84%) OOD
10 8 (10.53%) Bioinformatics
11 7 (9.21%) TDD
11 7 (9.21%) Pair Programming
11 7 (9.21%) Software Engineering
12 6 (7.89%) Test Scripting
12 6 (7.89%) Workflow
12 6 (7.89%) Extreme Programming
13 5 (6.58%) OOP
13 5 (6.58%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 37 (48.68%) Java
3 30 (39.47%) Python
4 27 (35.53%) SQL
5 22 (28.95%) Perl
6 16 (21.05%) PHP
6 16 (21.05%) C#
7 14 (18.42%) C++
8 11 (14.47%) C
9 6 (7.89%) Go
10 5 (6.58%) R
10 5 (6.58%) Haskell
11 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.63%) XAML
12 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.32%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 28 (36.84%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) LPIC
2 2 (2.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Xen
1 7 (9.21%) KVM
2 5 (6.58%) Docker
2 5 (6.58%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 5 (6.58%) LXC
3 3 (3.95%) Varnish
3 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.63%) Postfix
4 2 (2.63%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Mesos
2 4 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.63%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Google
2 6 (7.89%) Tableau
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle
3 5 (6.58%) Pegasus
3 5 (6.58%) IBM
4 3 (3.95%) VMware
4 3 (3.95%) Zend
5 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.63%) SAP
6 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.32%) Fujitsu
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