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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 112 74 71
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -3
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 5 41 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.33% 2.49% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 3.73% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5 33 36
Average salary £30,000 £41,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £37,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £55,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +7.50%
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
934 1100 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 61.29% 66.91% 64.10%
Number of salaries quoted 768 899 792
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 8 February 2016.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (58.33%) MongoDB
1 14 (58.33%) NoSQL
2 12 (50.00%) MySQL
2 12 (50.00%) Python
2 12 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 9 (37.50%) Open Source
6 8 (33.33%) Blog
6 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 8 (33.33%) Coaching
6 8 (33.33%) Algorithms
6 8 (33.33%) Perl
6 8 (33.33%) HTML
6 8 (33.33%) Java
6 8 (33.33%) CSS
6 8 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (33.33%) jQuery
7 7 (29.17%) Web Services
8 6 (25.00%) PHP
8 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (25.00%) OOP
8 6 (25.00%) OO
8 6 (25.00%) Games
8 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (25.00%) User Experience
8 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (20.83%) Windows
9 5 (20.83%) Linux

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (16.67%) Apache
1 4 (16.67%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) MongoDB
1 14 (58.33%) NoSQL
2 12 (50.00%) MySQL
2 12 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) Appium
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) JUnit
2 1 (4.17%) NUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Ranorex
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (4.17%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
1 8 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Python Software Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Ruby Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Games Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Support
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.33%) QA Automation Tester
5 2 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) CSS
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
1 8 (33.33%) jQuery
1 8 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (29.17%) Web Services
3 4 (16.67%) LAMP
3 4 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 8 (33.33%) Blog
2 6 (25.00%) User Experience
3 4 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) CentOS
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Open Source
3 8 (33.33%) Coaching
3 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (25.00%) OO
4 6 (25.00%) OOP
4 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.33%) QA Automation
7 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Python
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) Java
3 8 (33.33%) Perl
4 6 (25.00%) PHP
5 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.67%) C#
5 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.33%) C
7 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) LPIC
1 4 (16.67%) RHCE
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) iptables
1 4 (16.67%) KVM
1 4 (16.67%) Postfix
1 4 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HAProxy
1 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (16.67%) Sun