The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 70 89 60
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -29
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 29 21 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.42% 1.51% 3.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.52% 2.40% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 58
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
823 874 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 68.70% 62.97% 62.60%
Number of salaries quoted 709 772 941
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 37 (80.43%) Python
2 21 (45.65%) Linux
3 20 (43.48%) Java
4 18 (39.13%) Open Source
5 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (34.78%) PHP
5 16 (34.78%) Web Services
6 15 (32.61%) Degree
7 14 (30.43%) XML
7 14 (30.43%) C++
7 14 (30.43%) Jenkins
8 13 (28.26%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (28.26%) C#
8 13 (28.26%) Test Automation
9 12 (26.09%) Web Development
10 11 (23.91%) Scrum
10 11 (23.91%) Perl
10 11 (23.91%) Selenium
10 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (23.91%) Cucumber
10 11 (23.91%) Puppet
11 10 (21.74%) Gherkin
11 10 (21.74%) API Testing
11 10 (21.74%) BDD
11 10 (21.74%) RESTful
11 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
11 10 (21.74%) Test Scripting
11 10 (21.74%) NUnit
11 10 (21.74%) MySQL
11 10 (21.74%) JUnit

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.70%) Apache
1 4 (8.70%) WordPress
2 3 (6.52%) nginx
3 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.22%) GitHub
3 6 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Wireless
2 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) LDAP
2 2 (4.35%) SAN
2 2 (4.35%) SSL
2 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.35%) WPA
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.17%) VLAN
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) MySQL
2 9 (19.57%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (10.87%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 11 (23.91%) Cucumber
2 11 (23.91%) Selenium
3 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 10 (21.74%) JUnit
3 10 (21.74%) NUnit
4 3 (6.52%) Subversion
5 2 (4.35%) JIRA
5 2 (4.35%) Maven
6 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.17%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.35%) Law
1 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Automotive
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Test Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Test Automation Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Angular Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Cloud Developer
5 6 (13.04%) HTML CSS Developer
5 6 (13.04%) HTML Developer
5 6 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Node.js Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Tester
7 4 (8.70%) Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) QA Tester
7 4 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) Web Services
2 14 (30.43%) XML
3 10 (21.74%) Gherkin
3 10 (21.74%) RESTful
4 9 (19.57%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (17.39%) HTML
6 6 (13.04%) AngularJS
6 6 (13.04%) CSS
6 6 (13.04%) jQuery
6 6 (13.04%) Node.js
7 5 (10.87%) Django
8 4 (8.70%) JSON
8 4 (8.70%) LAMP
9 3 (6.52%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (4.35%) .NET
10 2 (4.35%) HTML5
10 2 (4.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.87%) Visualisation
3 4 (8.70%) Raspberry Pi
3 4 (8.70%) User Experience
3 4 (8.70%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Ubuntu
3 5 (10.87%) CentOS
3 5 (10.87%) Windows
4 3 (6.52%) Debian
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Open Source
2 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.26%) Test Automation
4 12 (26.09%) Web Development
5 11 (23.91%) Scrum
6 10 (21.74%) API Testing
6 10 (21.74%) BDD
6 10 (21.74%) Test Scripting
7 9 (19.57%) DevOps
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (10.87%) Dashboard Development
8 5 (10.87%) Software Architecture
9 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.70%) Virtual Team Management
10 3 (6.52%) Automation Testing
10 3 (6.52%) OO
10 3 (6.52%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (80.43%) Python
2 20 (43.48%) Java
3 16 (34.78%) PHP
4 14 (30.43%) C++
5 13 (28.26%) C#
6 11 (23.91%) Perl
7 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
7 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
7 7 (15.22%) SQL
8 6 (13.04%) C
9 5 (10.87%) Erlang
9 5 (10.87%) Scala
10 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
1 2 (4.35%) NFS
1 2 (4.35%) Samba
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.17%) iptables
2 1 (2.17%) Postfix
2 1 (2.17%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (23.91%) Puppet
3 6 (13.04%) Nagios
4 5 (10.87%) Ansible
4 5 (10.87%) Grafana
4 5 (10.87%) Graphite
4 5 (10.87%) Kibana
4 5 (10.87%) logstash
5 2 (4.35%) CFEngine
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Google
2 5 (10.87%) Splunk
2 5 (10.87%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) Rackspace
3 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) New Relic
4 2 (4.35%) Zend
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