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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 65 71 84
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 47 40 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.89% 2.74% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 4.25% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 27
Average salary £41,750 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £38,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
1080 941 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.50% 64.41% 64.53%
Number of salaries quoted 875 812 953
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 23 January 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 61 (60.40%) JavaScript
2 53 (52.48%) Python
3 52 (51.49%) Ruby on Rails
4 45 (44.55%) HTML
5 42 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (36.63%) Open Source
7 35 (34.65%) CSS
8 33 (32.67%) Java
8 33 (32.67%) MySQL
9 30 (29.70%) PHP
9 30 (29.70%) NoSQL
10 27 (26.73%) Node.js
10 27 (26.73%) PostgreSQL
11 26 (25.74%) jQuery
11 26 (25.74%) SQL
11 26 (25.74%) Linux
11 26 (25.74%) MongoDB
12 25 (24.75%) User Experience
13 24 (23.76%) Perl
14 18 (17.82%) Computer Science
15 17 (16.83%) Django
16 16 (15.84%) Degree
16 16 (15.84%) Software Engineering
17 15 (14.85%) Scrum
17 15 (14.85%) Internet
17 15 (14.85%) C#
18 14 (13.86%) OO
18 14 (13.86%) Automated Testing
18 14 (13.86%) Algorithms
19 13 (12.87%) QA

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 27 (26.73%) Node.js
2 6 (5.94%) OpenStack
2 6 (5.94%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.94%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.95%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.96%) JBoss
5 2 (1.98%) Apache
6 1 (0.99%) Drupal
6 1 (0.99%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.90%) Google Cloud Platform
1 10 (9.90%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (8.91%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.94%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.85%) Internet
2 8 (7.92%) Wireless
3 3 (2.97%) HTTP
3 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.98%) DHCP
4 2 (1.98%) DNS
4 2 (1.98%) SSL
5 1 (0.99%) NFC
5 1 (0.99%) LTE
5 1 (0.99%) 3G
5 1 (0.99%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (32.67%) MySQL
2 30 (29.70%) NoSQL
3 27 (26.73%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (25.74%) MongoDB
5 8 (7.92%) SQL Server
6 7 (6.93%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.99%) Redis
8 1 (0.99%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Ant
2 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.95%) JMeter
3 4 (3.96%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.96%) Selenium
4 3 (2.97%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.98%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.98%) Hudson
5 2 (1.98%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.99%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.99%) Subversion
6 1 (0.99%) Maven
6 1 (0.99%) JIRA
6 1 (0.99%) Webistrano
6 1 (0.99%) CMake
General
1 9 (8.91%) Marketing
2 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (51.49%) Developer
2 34 (33.66%) Web Developer
3 17 (16.83%) Software Engineer
4 12 (11.88%) Test Engineer
5 11 (10.89%) Software Test Engineer
6 10 (9.90%) Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) Business Analyst
7 9 (8.91%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 9 (8.91%) Software Developer
8 8 (7.92%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 2 (1.98%) Lead Architect
11 2 (1.98%) Lead Tester
11 2 (1.98%) Automation Tester
11 2 (1.98%) Graduate
11 2 (1.98%) Lead Developer
11 2 (1.98%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (51.49%) Ruby on Rails
2 45 (44.55%) HTML
3 35 (34.65%) CSS
4 26 (25.74%) jQuery
5 17 (16.83%) Django
6 12 (11.88%) .NET
7 6 (5.94%) J2EE
8 5 (4.95%) Web Services
8 5 (4.95%) XML
9 4 (3.96%) HTML5
9 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.96%) REST
9 4 (3.96%) Struts
9 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.96%) Symfony
9 4 (3.96%) CakePHP
9 4 (3.96%) Spring
9 4 (3.96%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.97%) RESTful
10 3 (2.97%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (36.63%) Open Source
2 25 (24.75%) User Experience
3 18 (17.82%) Computer Science
4 14 (13.86%) Algorithms
5 11 (10.89%) Internet of Things
6 8 (7.92%) LIMS
7 7 (6.93%) Informatics
8 6 (5.94%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (5.94%) Client/Server
8 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
9 4 (3.96%) Blog
10 1 (0.99%) Streaming Media
10 1 (0.99%) Robotics
10 1 (0.99%) Biology
10 1 (0.99%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.74%) Linux
2 7 (6.93%) UNIX
3 5 (4.95%) Windows
4 1 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.99%) Android
4 1 (0.99%) Debian
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.99%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.84%) Software Engineering
3 15 (14.85%) Scrum
4 14 (13.86%) OO
4 14 (13.86%) Automated Testing
5 13 (12.87%) Project Management
6 12 (11.88%) Web Development
7 10 (9.90%) Product Management
7 10 (9.90%) OOD
7 10 (9.90%) MVC
8 8 (7.92%) DevOps
8 8 (7.92%) Test Scripting
9 6 (5.94%) Test Planning
9 6 (5.94%) Manual Testing
10 5 (4.95%) Information Management
10 5 (4.95%) Automation Testing
11 4 (3.96%) Software Licensing
11 4 (3.96%) OOP
11 4 (3.96%) TDD
11 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 61 (60.40%) JavaScript
2 53 (52.48%) Python
3 33 (32.67%) Java
4 30 (29.70%) PHP
5 26 (25.74%) SQL
6 24 (23.76%) Perl
7 15 (14.85%) C#
8 11 (10.89%) C
9 9 (8.91%) C++
10 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (15.84%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.98%) ISEB
4 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.87%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Varnish
2 1 (0.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (8.91%) Puppet
2 4 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.98%) Ansible
4 1 (0.99%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.99%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (9.90%) Google
2 7 (6.93%) Oracle
3 6 (5.94%) IBM
4 4 (3.96%) Zend
5 1 (0.99%) MKS
5 1 (0.99%) Perforce
5 1 (0.99%) Rackspace
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