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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 89 56 71
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +15
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 17 72 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.23% 3.96% 2.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.93% 6.34% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 17 60 45
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
879 1135 1071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.42% 62.47% 67.57%
Number of salaries quoted 789 937 965
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 3 September 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 34 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (56.90%) MySQL
3 30 (51.72%) JavaScript
3 30 (51.72%) Ruby on Rails
4 29 (50.00%) HTML
4 29 (50.00%) CSS
5 25 (43.10%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (43.10%) Open Source
6 24 (41.38%) NoSQL
6 24 (41.38%) Degree
7 22 (37.93%) Computer Science
7 22 (37.93%) jQuery
7 22 (37.93%) MongoDB
7 22 (37.93%) Java
7 22 (37.93%) Python
8 21 (36.21%) Blog
8 21 (36.21%) Mentoring
8 21 (36.21%) Coaching
8 21 (36.21%) Algorithms
9 18 (31.03%) Linux
10 17 (29.31%) C#
11 15 (25.86%) Perl
12 14 (24.14%) SQL
13 12 (20.69%) C++
14 11 (18.97%) Scrum
14 11 (18.97%) Windows
14 11 (18.97%) Jenkins
15 8 (13.79%) C
15 8 (13.79%) SDLC
15 8 (13.79%) User Experience

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (10.34%) Apache
1 6 (10.34%) Tomcat
1 6 (10.34%) GlassFish
2 2 (3.45%) JBoss
3 1 (1.72%) Node.js
3 1 (1.72%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) SSL
3 1 (1.72%) SNMP
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (56.90%) MySQL
2 25 (43.10%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (41.38%) NoSQL
4 22 (37.93%) MongoDB
5 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.34%) Mockito
3 6 (10.34%) Selenium
3 6 (10.34%) TestNG
4 5 (8.62%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.90%) JUnit
5 4 (6.90%) NUnit
6 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.72%) Calabash
General
1 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
2 2 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 45 (77.59%) Developer
2 27 (46.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Software Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Test Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Tester
6 4 (6.90%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Web Applications Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Administrator
9 1 (1.72%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Ruby Developer
9 1 (1.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Linux Support Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (51.72%) Ruby on Rails
2 29 (50.00%) HTML
2 29 (50.00%) CSS
3 22 (37.93%) jQuery
4 7 (12.07%) Web Services
5 6 (10.34%) Swing
5 6 (10.34%) Spring
5 6 (10.34%) JSP
5 6 (10.34%) .NET
5 6 (10.34%) J2EE
6 4 (6.90%) XML
6 4 (6.90%) RESTful
6 4 (6.90%) Gherkin
7 3 (5.17%) JAX-RS
7 3 (5.17%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (5.17%) PowerMock
8 2 (3.45%) WPF
9 1 (1.72%) Django
9 1 (1.72%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 22 (37.93%) Computer Science
2 21 (36.21%) Blog
2 21 (36.21%) Algorithms
3 8 (13.79%) User Experience
4 6 (10.34%) Robotics
4 6 (10.34%) LIMS
5 3 (5.17%) Informatics
5 3 (5.17%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.45%) Physics
6 2 (3.45%) DTV
6 2 (3.45%) Replication
7 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Linux
2 11 (18.97%) Windows
3 5 (8.62%) Android
4 4 (6.90%) UNIX
4 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.45%) CentOS
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.10%) Open Source
3 21 (36.21%) Mentoring
3 21 (36.21%) Coaching
4 11 (18.97%) Scrum
5 8 (13.79%) SDLC
6 7 (12.07%) Pair Programming
7 6 (10.34%) TDD
7 6 (10.34%) MVC
7 6 (10.34%) Workflow
7 6 (10.34%) Test Scripting
8 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.62%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.62%) OO
9 4 (6.90%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.90%) API Testing
9 4 (6.90%) BDD
10 3 (5.17%) Mobile Development
10 3 (5.17%) Web Development
10 3 (5.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 30 (51.72%) JavaScript
2 22 (37.93%) Java
2 22 (37.93%) Python
3 17 (29.31%) C#
4 15 (25.86%) Perl
5 14 (24.14%) SQL
6 12 (20.69%) C++
7 8 (13.79%) C
8 5 (8.62%) PHP
9 4 (6.90%) Bash Shell
10 3 (5.17%) Objective-C
11 2 (3.45%) XAML
11 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (41.38%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) RHCE
2 2 (3.45%) LPIC
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) Postfix
2 2 (3.45%) KVM
2 2 (3.45%) iptables
2 2 (3.45%) Xen
3 1 (1.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.45%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.72%) Puppet
3 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Tableau
2 4 (6.90%) VMware
3 2 (3.45%) SAP
3 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) Google
4 1 (1.72%) Riverbed
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