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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 49 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 30 12 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.20% 1.58% 3.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.87% 2.73% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 32
Average salary £44,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £45,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £64,550 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +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
381 439 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 53.36% 57.84% 53.78%
Number of salaries quoted 333 379 459
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 5 March 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Oxford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 40 (74.07%) Python
2 34 (62.96%) JavaScript
3 30 (55.56%) Perl
4 23 (42.59%) HTML
4 23 (42.59%) CSS
4 23 (42.59%) Linux
5 18 (33.33%) Windows
5 18 (33.33%) Open Source
6 17 (31.48%) Android
6 17 (31.48%) VMware
7 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (27.78%) AngularJS
8 14 (25.93%) Puppet
8 14 (25.93%) jQuery
8 14 (25.93%) TDD
9 13 (24.07%) Debian
9 13 (24.07%) Blackberry
9 13 (24.07%) iPhone
9 13 (24.07%) CentOS
9 13 (24.07%) Windows Phone
10 12 (22.22%) GitHub
10 12 (22.22%) SQL
11 11 (20.37%) Web Services
11 11 (20.37%) SAN
11 11 (20.37%) Ubuntu
12 10 (18.52%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (18.52%) Cisco
12 10 (18.52%) Red Hat
12 10 (18.52%) Juniper

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 3 (5.56%) Apache
1 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.85%) WordPress
2 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (22.22%) GitHub
3 4 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (7.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) SAN
2 1 (1.85%) WAN
2 1 (1.85%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) NoSQL
2 5 (9.26%) MySQL
3 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.85%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.81%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (1.85%) Selenium
3 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (12.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (31.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 17 (31.48%) Linux Administrator
3 16 (29.63%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (29.63%) Administrator
4 9 (16.67%) Graduate
5 8 (14.81%) Software Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Chief Technology Officer
7 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Python Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Junior
9 2 (3.70%) Python/Django Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Junior Test Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Development Manager
10 1 (1.85%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (42.59%) HTML
1 23 (42.59%) CSS
2 15 (27.78%) AngularJS
3 14 (25.93%) jQuery
4 11 (20.37%) Web Services
5 10 (18.52%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (18.52%) LAMP
6 8 (14.81%) HTML5
6 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
6 8 (14.81%) .NET
7 4 (7.41%) REST
7 4 (7.41%) Padrino
7 4 (7.41%) Sass
7 4 (7.41%) Sinatra
7 4 (7.41%) NumPy
7 4 (7.41%) Pandas
8 3 (5.56%) RESTful
9 2 (3.70%) CSS3
9 2 (3.70%) Django
10 1 (1.85%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Open Source
2 13 (24.07%) Blackberry
2 13 (24.07%) iPhone
3 7 (12.96%) User Experience
4 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.41%) Statistics
5 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (42.59%) Linux
2 18 (33.33%) Windows
3 17 (31.48%) Android
4 13 (24.07%) Debian
4 13 (24.07%) CentOS
4 13 (24.07%) Windows Phone
5 11 (20.37%) Ubuntu
6 10 (18.52%) Solaris
7 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.56%) Fedora
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.85%) UNIX
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.93%) TDD
3 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
4 8 (14.81%) Strategic Planning
4 8 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (12.96%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (9.26%) DevOps
6 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.26%) OO
7 4 (7.41%) Analytics
7 4 (7.41%) BDD
8 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.56%) Android Development
8 3 (5.56%) iOS Development
9 2 (3.70%) MVC
10 1 (1.85%) Probability Theory
10 1 (1.85%) Web Development
10 1 (1.85%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.85%) Image Processing
10 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 40 (74.07%) Python
2 34 (62.96%) JavaScript
3 30 (55.56%) Perl
4 12 (22.22%) SQL
5 10 (18.52%) Java
6 9 (16.67%) PHP
7 5 (9.26%) MATLAB
7 5 (9.26%) C++
8 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
8 4 (7.41%) Groovy
8 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.56%) C
10 2 (3.70%) C#
10 2 (3.70%) R
11 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) VCP4
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) Puppet
2 7 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) VMware
2 10 (18.52%) Cisco
2 10 (18.52%) Red Hat
2 10 (18.52%) Juniper
3 9 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (1.85%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.85%) Perforce
4 1 (1.85%) Progress
4 1 (1.85%) HP
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