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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 31 51 76
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +25
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 49 36 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 6.65% 4.01% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.78% 5.60% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 33 36 7
Average salary £44,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,700 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
416 643 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 56.45% 71.68% 56.01%
Number of salaries quoted 357 599 509
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Oxford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 52 (67.53%) Python
2 47 (61.04%) JavaScript
3 36 (46.75%) Linux
4 30 (38.96%) TDD
5 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (33.77%) Perl
6 26 (33.77%) VMware
7 25 (32.47%) Git (software)
8 23 (29.87%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (28.57%) jQuery
9 22 (28.57%) Android
9 22 (28.57%) AngularJS
10 20 (25.97%) Windows
11 18 (23.38%) MVC
11 18 (23.38%) Web Services
11 18 (23.38%) Ruby on Rails
11 18 (23.38%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (22.08%) Puppet
12 17 (22.08%) C#
12 17 (22.08%) OO
13 16 (20.78%) Cisco
13 16 (20.78%) HTML
13 16 (20.78%) Subversion
14 15 (19.48%) CSS
15 14 (18.18%) SQL
15 14 (18.18%) Software Engineering
15 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (16.88%) Bash Shell
16 13 (16.88%) CentOS
16 13 (16.88%) Juniper

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (1.30%) Kinematics
Cloud Services
1 23 (29.87%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (16.88%) GitHub
3 5 (6.49%) AWS OpsWorks
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) Internet
2 8 (10.39%) SAN
3 4 (5.19%) WAN
4 3 (3.90%) OSPF
4 3 (3.90%) BGP
4 3 (3.90%) Firewall
4 3 (3.90%) IPsec
4 3 (3.90%) VPN
4 3 (3.90%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.90%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (3.90%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.60%) FCoE
5 2 (2.60%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.60%) DNS
6 1 (1.30%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) MySQL
1 8 (10.39%) CouchDB
1 8 (10.39%) MongoDB
1 8 (10.39%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (32.47%) Git (software)
2 16 (20.78%) Subversion
3 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.60%) JIRA
General
1 2 (2.60%) Marketing
1 2 (2.60%) Games
2 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 40 (51.95%) Developer
2 20 (25.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 20 (25.97%) Linux Administrator
3 19 (24.68%) Administrator
3 19 (24.68%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (19.48%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (12.99%) Ruby Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Chief Technology Officer
6 7 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (6.49%) .NET Software Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Graduate
8 4 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Junior
9 3 (3.90%) Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Lead Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.57%) jQuery
1 22 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 18 (23.38%) Web Services
2 18 (23.38%) Ruby on Rails
3 16 (20.78%) HTML
4 15 (19.48%) CSS
5 10 (12.99%) RESTful
6 9 (11.69%) .NET
7 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET
7 8 (10.39%) LAMP
8 7 (9.09%) Backbone.js
8 7 (9.09%) Ember.js
9 5 (6.49%) Padrino
9 5 (6.49%) Sass
9 5 (6.49%) Sinatra
10 3 (3.90%) Laravel
11 2 (2.60%) Apache Cordova
11 2 (2.60%) REST
11 2 (2.60%) CSS3
11 2 (2.60%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Open Source
1 12 (15.58%) Blackberry
1 12 (15.58%) iPhone
2 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.79%) Algorithms
2 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.60%) User Experience
3 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.60%) Statistics
4 1 (1.30%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (46.75%) Linux
2 22 (28.57%) Android
3 20 (25.97%) Windows
4 13 (16.88%) CentOS
4 13 (16.88%) Solaris
5 12 (15.58%) Windows Phone
6 10 (12.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (12.99%) Apple iOS
7 8 (10.39%) Windows 7
8 6 (7.79%) Debian
8 6 (7.79%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) TDD
2 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.38%) MVC
4 17 (22.08%) OO
5 14 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 12 (15.58%) BDD
7 10 (12.99%) Android Development
7 10 (12.99%) iOS Development
8 9 (11.69%) ITIL
9 8 (10.39%) OOD
9 8 (10.39%) Unit Testing
9 8 (10.39%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (10.39%) Strategic Planning
10 7 (9.09%) DevOps
11 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.79%) Image Processing
11 6 (7.79%) Mobile Development
11 6 (7.79%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (6.49%) UML
Programming Languages
1 52 (67.53%) Python
2 47 (61.04%) JavaScript
3 26 (33.77%) Perl
4 17 (22.08%) C#
5 14 (18.18%) SQL
6 13 (16.88%) Bash Shell
7 12 (15.58%) C++
8 8 (10.39%) PHP
8 8 (10.39%) MATLAB
9 7 (9.09%) Objective-C
10 5 (6.49%) Groovy
11 4 (5.19%) C
12 2 (2.60%) Java
13 1 (1.30%) Tcl
13 1 (1.30%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (23.38%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (22.08%) Puppet
3 2 (2.60%) SELinux
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) VMware
2 16 (20.78%) Cisco
3 13 (16.88%) Juniper
4 11 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 8 (10.39%) Google
6 4 (5.19%) HP
7 3 (3.90%) Progress
8 1 (1.30%) Perforce
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