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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 52 70 92
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +22
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 67 42 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.77% 2.73% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.11% 4.03% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 53 40 30
Average salary £38,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.87% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
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
1097 1042 1413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 61.80% 67.62% 70.83%
Number of salaries quoted 899 936 1281
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 16 September 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 90 (68.70%) Python
2 71 (54.20%) Java
3 66 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (48.09%) JavaScript
5 56 (42.75%) Ruby on Rails
6 52 (39.69%) Linux
7 49 (37.40%) Open Source
8 46 (35.11%) C#
9 45 (34.35%) HTML
10 42 (32.06%) Perl
11 40 (30.53%) CSS
12 38 (29.01%) PHP
13 34 (25.95%) MySQL
14 32 (24.43%) Computer Science
15 28 (21.37%) PostgreSQL
15 28 (21.37%) OO
16 27 (20.61%) NoSQL
17 26 (19.85%) Degree
18 25 (19.08%) QA
18 25 (19.08%) MongoDB
19 24 (18.32%) jQuery
20 23 (17.56%) User Experience
20 23 (17.56%) Software Engineering
21 22 (16.79%) SQL
22 20 (15.27%) Django
23 18 (13.74%) Test Scripting
24 16 (12.21%) Node.js
24 16 (12.21%) Jenkins
24 16 (12.21%) Windows
24 16 (12.21%) Scrum

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 16 (12.21%) Node.js
2 7 (5.34%) Apache
3 2 (1.53%) IIS
3 2 (1.53%) CMS
4 1 (0.76%) SAS
4 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.76%) Drupal
4 1 (0.76%) nginx
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.63%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.16%) Internet
1 12 (9.16%) Wireless
2 6 (4.58%) LTE
2 6 (4.58%) 3G
3 2 (1.53%) 4G
4 1 (0.76%) STUN
4 1 (0.76%) X.509
4 1 (0.76%) HTTP
4 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.95%) MySQL
2 28 (21.37%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (20.61%) NoSQL
4 25 (19.08%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.29%) SQLite
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.53%) Redis
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.76%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (12.21%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.45%) Selenium
3 9 (6.87%) Subversion
4 8 (6.11%) Hudson
4 8 (6.11%) WebDriver
5 7 (5.34%) Maven
5 7 (5.34%) Ant
5 7 (5.34%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.34%) Cucumber
5 7 (5.34%) CMake
6 6 (4.58%) Bugzilla
7 4 (3.05%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.05%) CruiseControl
8 3 (2.29%) Xcode
8 3 (2.29%) FitNesse
8 3 (2.29%) Redmine
9 2 (1.53%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (1.53%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.53%) Sahi
9 2 (1.53%) WATIR
General
1 10 (7.63%) Telecoms
1 10 (7.63%) Marketing
2 7 (5.34%) Automotive
3 1 (0.76%) Games
3 1 (0.76%) Legal
3 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (44.27%) Developer
2 43 (32.82%) Web Developer
3 23 (17.56%) Test Engineer
4 22 (16.79%) Software Engineer
5 16 (12.21%) Analyst
6 15 (11.45%) Software Test Engineer
7 10 (7.63%) Business Analyst
8 9 (6.87%) Tester
9 7 (5.34%) Release Engineer
9 7 (5.34%) Web Engineer
9 7 (5.34%) Build and Release Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) Automation Tester
10 6 (4.58%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.82%) Web Test Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) Web Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (3.05%) Lead Tester
12 4 (3.05%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (42.75%) Ruby on Rails
2 45 (34.35%) HTML
3 40 (30.53%) CSS
4 24 (18.32%) jQuery
5 20 (15.27%) Django
6 15 (11.45%) Web Services
7 8 (6.11%) .NET
8 6 (4.58%) RESTful
8 6 (4.58%) JSON
9 5 (3.82%) Spring
9 5 (3.82%) J2EE
10 4 (3.05%) JAX-RS
10 4 (3.05%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.05%) LAMP
11 3 (2.29%) Cocoa
11 3 (2.29%) Ajax
11 3 (2.29%) J2ME
11 3 (2.29%) iOS SDK
11 3 (2.29%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 49 (37.40%) Open Source
2 32 (24.43%) Computer Science
3 23 (17.56%) User Experience
4 13 (9.92%) Blog
5 11 (8.40%) Mobile App
6 9 (6.87%) Internet of Things
7 8 (6.11%) Informatics
8 4 (3.05%) Robotics
8 4 (3.05%) Biology
9 2 (1.53%) Social Media
9 2 (1.53%) iPhone
10 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.76%) Statistics
10 1 (0.76%) Economics
10 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.76%) GIS
10 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 52 (39.69%) Linux
2 16 (12.21%) Windows
3 12 (9.16%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.82%) Debian
4 5 (3.82%) Ubuntu
4 5 (3.82%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.05%) UNIX
6 3 (2.29%) Android
7 2 (1.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.37%) OO
3 23 (17.56%) Software Engineering
4 18 (13.74%) Test Scripting
5 16 (12.21%) Scrum
6 14 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (10.69%) Project Management
7 13 (9.92%) OOD
7 13 (9.92%) Test Automation
8 12 (9.16%) MVC
9 11 (8.40%) Product Management
9 11 (8.40%) Manual Testing
10 10 (7.63%) BDD
10 10 (7.63%) Web Development
11 8 (6.11%) TDD
12 7 (5.34%) DevOps
13 6 (4.58%) Automated Testing
14 5 (3.82%) OOP
14 5 (3.82%) Web Application Development
15 4 (3.05%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 90 (68.70%) Python
2 71 (54.20%) Java
3 63 (48.09%) JavaScript
4 46 (35.11%) C#
5 42 (32.06%) Perl
6 38 (29.01%) PHP
7 22 (16.79%) SQL
8 12 (9.16%) C++
9 11 (8.40%) C
10 4 (3.05%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.05%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.53%) F#
12 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.76%) Scala
12 1 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (19.85%) Degree
2 4 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.53%) Varnish
3 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) Puppet
2 4 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.76%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (5.34%) Perforce
1 7 (5.34%) MKS
2 4 (3.05%) VMware
3 3 (2.29%) Zend
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle
4 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.76%) Tableau
5 1 (0.76%) Talend
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