The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 62 55 67
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 20 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.64% 2.49% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.50% 4.44% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 17
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,200 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Ruby
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
444 405 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 58.65% 56.09% 55.06%
Number of salaries quoted 354 365 470
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Ruby
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Oxford region.

Ruby Salary Trend in Oxford

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Oxford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 53 (75.71%) Python
2 40 (57.14%) Linux
3 35 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 27 (38.57%) Git (software)
5 24 (34.29%) VMware
6 23 (32.86%) TDD
6 23 (32.86%) Bash Shell
7 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (31.43%) MVC
7 22 (31.43%) Perl
8 21 (30.00%) C#
8 21 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (27.14%) OO
10 18 (25.71%) Cisco
11 17 (24.29%) AngularJS
12 16 (22.86%) PHP
13 15 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (20.00%) HTML
14 14 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (18.57%) Data Centre
15 13 (18.57%) Backbone.js
15 13 (18.57%) BDD
15 13 (18.57%) CSS
15 13 (18.57%) Internet
15 13 (18.57%) Objective-C
15 13 (18.57%) Ruby on Rails
16 12 (17.14%) Degree
16 12 (17.14%) jQuery
16 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (17.14%) .NET

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 12 (17.14%) Node.js
2 1 (1.43%) Kinematics
2 1 (1.43%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.71%) Google App Engine
2 4 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.43%) GitHub
4 1 (1.43%) IaaS
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.43%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.57%) Internet
2 9 (12.86%) OSPF
2 9 (12.86%) BGP
2 9 (12.86%) Firewall
2 9 (12.86%) IPsec
2 9 (12.86%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (12.86%) Cisco PIX
2 9 (12.86%) WAN
2 9 (12.86%) VPN
2 9 (12.86%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (12.86%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (11.43%) FCoE
3 8 (11.43%) iSCSI
4 6 (8.57%) DNS
4 6 (8.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) CouchDB
1 7 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.14%) MySQL
3 4 (5.71%) Big Data
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (38.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.71%) Subversion
3 8 (11.43%) gulp
4 6 (8.57%) JIRA
5 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (5.71%) Publishing
2 3 (4.29%) Games
3 1 (1.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Developer
2 14 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 13 (18.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 13 (18.57%) Administrator
4 12 (17.14%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Ruby Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Consultant
6 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 7 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (5.71%) Software Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) C# Software Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) .NET Software Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.29%) AngularJS
2 14 (20.00%) HTML
3 13 (18.57%) CSS
3 13 (18.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 13 (18.57%) Backbone.js
4 12 (17.14%) jQuery
4 12 (17.14%) .NET
4 12 (17.14%) Ember.js
5 9 (12.86%) Web Services
6 8 (11.43%) RESTful
7 7 (10.00%) HTML5
7 7 (10.00%) CSS3
7 7 (10.00%) PhoneGap
7 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (8.57%) Apache Cordova
9 3 (4.29%) LAMP
9 3 (4.29%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (4.29%) Laravel
10 1 (1.43%) Sass
10 1 (1.43%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.86%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.71%) Semantic Web
5 3 (4.29%) iPhone
5 3 (4.29%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.43%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 40 (57.14%) Linux
2 11 (15.71%) Android
3 10 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (14.29%) Windows
4 9 (12.86%) Solaris
5 8 (11.43%) Apple iOS
6 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.00%) CentOS
7 4 (5.71%) UNIX
8 3 (4.29%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.43%) Debian
9 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) TDD
2 22 (31.43%) MVC
2 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.14%) OO
4 13 (18.57%) BDD
5 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (15.71%) Mobile Development
7 10 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 10 (14.29%) ITIL
8 9 (12.86%) Mobile Application Development
9 8 (11.43%) Android Development
9 8 (11.43%) iOS Development
9 8 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (11.43%) Performance Analysis
9 8 (11.43%) DevOps
10 7 (10.00%) OOD
10 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
12 5 (7.14%) Image Processing
12 5 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 53 (75.71%) Python
2 35 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 23 (32.86%) Bash Shell
4 22 (31.43%) Perl
5 21 (30.00%) C#
6 16 (22.86%) PHP
7 13 (18.57%) Objective-C
8 12 (17.14%) C++
9 10 (14.29%) Java
9 10 (14.29%) C
10 8 (11.43%) SQL
11 6 (8.57%) Tcl
12 5 (7.14%) MATLAB
13 4 (5.71%) Korn
14 1 (1.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 21 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.43%) Gluster
3 1 (1.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (14.29%) Puppet
3 8 (11.43%) SELinux
4 1 (1.43%) Nagios
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.43%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) VMware
2 18 (25.71%) Cisco
3 9 (12.86%) Juniper
4 8 (11.43%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.71%) Oracle
5 4 (5.71%) Google
6 3 (4.29%) HP
7 2 (2.86%) Progress
8 1 (1.43%) Percona
8 1 (1.43%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.43%) Apple