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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 75 66 75
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 38 47 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.42% 3.23% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.65% 4.87% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 30 40 36
Average salary £38,564 £38,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.48% -4.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,900 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
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
1041 965 1103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.18% 66.28% 61.21%
Number of salaries quoted 878 845 979
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 February 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 46 (58.97%) Python
2 40 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 37 (47.44%) HTML
4 34 (43.59%) Java
5 29 (37.18%) Ruby on Rails
6 28 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (35.90%) Perl
6 28 (35.90%) MySQL
7 27 (34.62%) PHP
7 27 (34.62%) Linux
8 25 (32.05%) CSS
8 25 (32.05%) SQL
9 23 (29.49%) Open Source
10 22 (28.21%) MongoDB
10 22 (28.21%) Node.js
11 20 (25.64%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (25.64%) NoSQL
12 19 (24.36%) jQuery
13 16 (20.51%) C
13 16 (20.51%) OO
14 15 (19.23%) User Experience
15 14 (17.95%) C#
16 13 (16.67%) Internet
16 13 (16.67%) OOD
16 13 (16.67%) Automated Testing
16 13 (16.67%) Degree
17 12 (15.38%) Computer Science
17 12 (15.38%) Django
17 12 (15.38%) Software Engineering
17 12 (15.38%) Relational Database

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (28.21%) Node.js
2 11 (14.10%) OpenStack
3 6 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.13%) JBoss
4 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.10%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.97%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.67%) Internet
2 5 (6.41%) Wireless
3 3 (3.85%) HTTP
3 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.56%) DNS
4 2 (2.56%) SSL
4 2 (2.56%) DHCP
5 1 (1.28%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.90%) MySQL
2 22 (28.21%) MongoDB
3 20 (25.64%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (25.64%) NoSQL
4 12 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
6 7 (8.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (6.41%) CouchDB
7 5 (6.41%) Neo4j
7 5 (6.41%) MariaDB
8 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) JMeter
1 5 (6.41%) Ant
2 4 (5.13%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.28%) Selenium
4 1 (1.28%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (6.41%) Games
1 5 (6.41%) Marketing
2 1 (1.28%) Banking
2 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.28%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (55.13%) Developer
2 21 (26.92%) Web Developer
3 14 (17.95%) Software Engineer
3 14 (17.95%) Software Developer
4 10 (12.82%) Test Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Software Test Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 6 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Business Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Graduate
10 3 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Lead Architect
11 2 (2.56%) Principal Architect
11 2 (2.56%) Development Manager
11 2 (2.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (47.44%) HTML
2 29 (37.18%) Ruby on Rails
3 25 (32.05%) CSS
4 19 (24.36%) jQuery
5 12 (15.38%) Django
6 11 (14.10%) .NET
7 10 (12.82%) HTML5
8 9 (11.54%) REST
9 6 (7.69%) J2EE
10 5 (6.41%) Web Services
10 5 (6.41%) XML
10 5 (6.41%) POSIX
11 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
11 4 (5.13%) Struts
11 4 (5.13%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.13%) Spring
11 4 (5.13%) Symfony
11 4 (5.13%) CakePHP
11 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.49%) Open Source
2 15 (19.23%) User Experience
3 12 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 11 (14.10%) Management Information System
4 11 (14.10%) Algorithms
5 8 (10.26%) Internet of Things
5 8 (10.26%) LIMS
6 6 (7.69%) Informatics
6 6 (7.69%) Client/Server
6 6 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (6.41%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (6.41%) Statistics
7 5 (6.41%) Mathematics
7 5 (6.41%) Physics
8 1 (1.28%) Biology
8 1 (1.28%) Blog
8 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.28%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.62%) Linux
2 7 (8.97%) UNIX
2 7 (8.97%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Android
3 1 (1.28%) CentOS
3 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Tizen
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.51%) OO
3 13 (16.67%) OOD
3 13 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 12 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 11 (14.10%) MVC
6 10 (12.82%) Scrum
7 9 (11.54%) Web Development
8 7 (8.97%) Test Scripting
9 6 (7.69%) Test Planning
9 6 (7.69%) DevOps
9 6 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
9 6 (7.69%) Project Management
10 5 (6.41%) OOP
10 5 (6.41%) Data Analysis
10 5 (6.41%) Bioinformatics
10 5 (6.41%) Hidden Markov Model
10 5 (6.41%) Game Theory
10 5 (6.41%) Gibbs Sampling
10 5 (6.41%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.97%) Python
2 40 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 34 (43.59%) Java
4 28 (35.90%) Perl
5 27 (34.62%) PHP
6 25 (32.05%) SQL
7 16 (20.51%) C
8 14 (17.95%) C#
9 8 (10.26%) C++
10 6 (7.69%) Golang
11 5 (6.41%) R
11 5 (6.41%) Haskell
12 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.28%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) VCP4
3 2 (2.56%) ISEB
4 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Xen
1 5 (6.41%) KVM
1 5 (6.41%) Docker
1 5 (6.41%) LXC
2 4 (5.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Puppet
2 5 (6.41%) Mesos
3 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Google
2 7 (8.97%) Oracle
3 6 (7.69%) IBM
4 5 (6.41%) Pegasus
5 4 (5.13%) Zend
6 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.28%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.28%) Fujitsu
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