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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 77 59 73
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 31 68 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.18% 3.89% 2.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.39% 5.90% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 31 62 48
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,569 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
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
914 1153 1142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 64.41% 65.96% 69.34%
Number of salaries quoted 810 984 1064
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £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 6 July 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 36 (53.73%) MySQL
2 34 (50.75%) HTML
2 34 (50.75%) Java
2 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (47.76%) JavaScript
4 30 (44.78%) Degree
5 29 (43.28%) Python
6 28 (41.79%) CSS
6 28 (41.79%) Computer Science
7 27 (40.30%) Ruby on Rails
8 25 (37.31%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (37.31%) Linux
8 25 (37.31%) Perl
9 24 (35.82%) Open Source
10 23 (34.33%) MongoDB
11 21 (31.34%) Algorithms
11 21 (31.34%) SQL
12 20 (29.85%) NoSQL
13 19 (28.36%) jQuery
13 19 (28.36%) C#
14 17 (25.37%) Mentoring
15 16 (23.88%) Coaching
15 16 (23.88%) Blog
16 15 (22.39%) OO
17 14 (20.90%) Windows
17 14 (20.90%) Relational Database
18 12 (17.91%) C++
19 11 (16.42%) PHP
19 11 (16.42%) MVC
20 10 (14.93%) Scrum

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 7 (10.45%) Tomcat
1 7 (10.45%) OpenStack
2 6 (8.96%) GlassFish
3 5 (7.46%) Apache
4 3 (4.48%) Node.js
4 3 (4.48%) JBoss
5 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.49%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.97%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) SSL
2 2 (2.99%) Wireless
3 1 (1.49%) SNMP
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (53.73%) MySQL
2 25 (37.31%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (34.33%) MongoDB
4 20 (29.85%) NoSQL
5 14 (20.90%) Relational Database
6 7 (10.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (7.46%) CouchDB
7 5 (7.46%) Neo4j
7 5 (7.46%) MariaDB
8 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
9 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
1 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.96%) Mockito
2 6 (8.96%) TestNG
3 5 (7.46%) Selenium
4 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.99%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.99%) JUnit
5 2 (2.99%) NUnit
6 1 (1.49%) JIRA
6 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.49%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.49%) Calabash
General
1 5 (7.46%) Games
2 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Finance
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.99%) Electronics
4 2 (2.99%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Publishing
5 1 (1.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 53 (79.10%) Developer
2 24 (35.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 14 (20.90%) Software Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Senior Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Web Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Tester
8 3 (4.48%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Technical Support Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.99%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Administrator
9 2 (2.99%) Technical Support
9 2 (2.99%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (50.75%) HTML
2 28 (41.79%) CSS
3 27 (40.30%) Ruby on Rails
4 19 (28.36%) jQuery
5 8 (11.94%) .NET
5 8 (11.94%) J2EE
6 7 (10.45%) HTML5
6 7 (10.45%) Spring
7 6 (8.96%) JSP
7 6 (8.96%) Swing
8 5 (7.46%) POSIX
8 5 (7.46%) Web Services
8 5 (7.46%) REST
9 4 (5.97%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (5.97%) RESTful
10 3 (4.48%) PowerMock
10 3 (4.48%) JAX-RS
11 2 (2.99%) Gherkin
11 2 (2.99%) XML
11 2 (2.99%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (41.79%) Computer Science
2 21 (31.34%) Algorithms
3 16 (23.88%) Blog
4 9 (13.43%) User Experience
5 8 (11.94%) Mathematics
5 8 (11.94%) LIMS
5 8 (11.94%) Informatics
6 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
6 7 (10.45%) Physics
7 6 (8.96%) Robotics
8 5 (7.46%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (7.46%) Statistics
8 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (4.48%) Visualisation
10 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (2.99%) Replication
10 2 (2.99%) DTV
11 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
11 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
11 1 (1.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.31%) Linux
2 14 (20.90%) Windows
3 6 (8.96%) UNIX
4 4 (5.97%) CentOS
4 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.48%) Android
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.82%) Open Source
3 17 (25.37%) Mentoring
4 16 (23.88%) Coaching
5 15 (22.39%) OO
6 11 (16.42%) MVC
7 10 (14.93%) Scrum
7 10 (14.93%) OOD
8 8 (11.94%) Bioinformatics
9 7 (10.45%) Test Scripting
9 7 (10.45%) TDD
9 7 (10.45%) Pair Programming
9 7 (10.45%) SDLC
10 6 (8.96%) Extreme Programming
10 6 (8.96%) Workflow
10 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.96%) Web Development
11 5 (7.46%) Automated Testing
11 5 (7.46%) Data Analysis
11 5 (7.46%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) Java
2 32 (47.76%) JavaScript
3 29 (43.28%) Python
4 25 (37.31%) Perl
5 21 (31.34%) SQL
6 19 (28.36%) C#
7 12 (17.91%) C++
8 11 (16.42%) PHP
9 10 (14.93%) C
10 6 (8.96%) Go
10 6 (8.96%) Bash Shell
11 5 (7.46%) R
11 5 (7.46%) Haskell
12 2 (2.99%) XAML
12 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.49%) Erlang
13 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (44.78%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) RHCE
2 2 (2.99%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Xen
1 7 (10.45%) KVM
2 5 (7.46%) Docker
2 5 (7.46%) LXC
2 5 (7.46%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.99%) Postfix
4 2 (2.99%) iptables
5 1 (1.49%) Varnish
5 1 (1.49%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (7.46%) Mesos
2 2 (2.99%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.49%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Tableau
2 5 (7.46%) Pegasus
3 4 (5.97%) VMware
3 4 (5.97%) Google
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) SAP
4 2 (2.99%) IBM
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco
5 1 (1.49%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.49%) Zend
5 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.49%) Riverbed
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