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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 29 32 74
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +42
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 50 51 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.13% 6.75% 2.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.66% 12.44% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 50 34 21
Average salary £50,000 £44,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% -15.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £29,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
429 410 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 69.76% 54.30% 70.91%
Number of salaries quoted 403 353 589
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 30 April 2016.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Oxford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 79 (73.83%) Python
2 65 (60.75%) JavaScript
3 47 (43.93%) TDD
4 46 (42.99%) C++
5 42 (39.25%) .NET
5 42 (39.25%) Linux
6 41 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (38.32%) Git (software)
7 40 (37.38%) SQL
8 36 (33.64%) Subversion
9 35 (32.71%) NoSQL
10 34 (31.78%) C#
11 33 (30.84%) HTML
11 33 (30.84%) Java
11 33 (30.84%) CSS
12 31 (28.97%) Ruby on Rails
13 26 (24.30%) Software Engineering
14 25 (23.36%) Web Services
14 25 (23.36%) MySQL
14 25 (23.36%) AngularJS
15 24 (22.43%) Amazon AWS
15 24 (22.43%) Open Source
16 23 (21.50%) MongoDB
17 21 (19.63%) Puppet
17 21 (19.63%) Apache
17 21 (19.63%) MVC
17 21 (19.63%) nginx
18 20 (18.69%) Unit Testing
18 20 (18.69%) Degree
18 20 (18.69%) Tomcat

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (19.63%) Apache
1 21 (19.63%) nginx
2 20 (18.69%) Tomcat
3 15 (14.02%) Jetty
4 7 (6.54%) Apache Solr
5 5 (4.67%) Node.js
6 3 (2.80%) Drupal
7 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 24 (22.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.74%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.93%) Heroku
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) Internet
2 5 (4.67%) DNS
3 1 (0.93%) SSH
3 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (32.71%) NoSQL
2 25 (23.36%) MySQL
3 23 (21.50%) MongoDB
4 20 (18.69%) Big Data
5 14 (13.08%) CouchDB
6 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (38.32%) Git (software)
2 36 (33.64%) Subversion
3 12 (11.21%) Maven
4 11 (10.28%) Gradle
5 10 (9.35%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.54%) Ant
7 6 (5.61%) Grunt
7 6 (5.61%) gulp
8 5 (4.67%) RSpec
9 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.93%) Hudson
9 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 2 (1.87%) Finance
2 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (67.29%) Developer
2 18 (16.82%) JavaScript Developer
3 17 (15.89%) Administrator
3 17 (15.89%) Linux Administrator
3 17 (15.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 17 (15.89%) Software Developer
3 17 (15.89%) Software Engineer
3 17 (15.89%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (14.02%) Java Developer
4 15 (14.02%) Senior Developer
5 14 (13.08%) C# Developer
6 12 (11.21%) .NET Developer
7 11 (10.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (10.28%) Ruby Developer
8 10 (9.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (9.35%) C# Software Engineer
8 10 (9.35%) Python Developer
8 10 (9.35%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 10 (9.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (9.35%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (39.25%) .NET
2 33 (30.84%) CSS
2 33 (30.84%) HTML
3 31 (28.97%) Ruby on Rails
4 25 (23.36%) AngularJS
4 25 (23.36%) Web Services
5 17 (15.89%) HTML5
6 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET
6 16 (14.95%) RESTful
7 15 (14.02%) Spring
8 13 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (11.21%) XML
10 8 (7.48%) CSS3
10 8 (7.48%) Natural Language Processing
11 7 (6.54%) jQuery
11 7 (6.54%) Lucene
12 6 (5.61%) Haml
12 6 (5.61%) MathML
12 6 (5.61%) SVG
12 6 (5.61%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.76%) Computer Science
2 16 (14.95%) Mathematics
3 14 (13.08%) Semantic Web
4 10 (9.35%) Physics
5 9 (8.41%) Algorithms
5 9 (8.41%) Blackberry
5 9 (8.41%) iPhone
5 9 (8.41%) Mobile App
6 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.87%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.93%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 42 (39.25%) Linux
2 15 (14.02%) Windows
3 14 (13.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (8.41%) Android
4 9 (8.41%) CentOS
4 9 (8.41%) Windows Phone
5 6 (5.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.93%) TDD
2 41 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (24.30%) Software Engineering
4 24 (22.43%) Open Source
5 21 (19.63%) MVC
6 20 (18.69%) Unit Testing
7 19 (17.76%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (15.89%) OOD
9 16 (14.95%) OO
10 15 (14.02%) Scrum
11 14 (13.08%) DevOps
11 14 (13.08%) High Availability
11 14 (13.08%) Kanban
12 13 (12.15%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (10.28%) Build Automation
13 11 (10.28%) Software Architecture
13 11 (10.28%) SOLID
14 10 (9.35%) BDD
15 9 (8.41%) Front End Development
15 9 (8.41%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (73.83%) Python
2 65 (60.75%) JavaScript
3 46 (42.99%) C++
4 40 (37.38%) SQL
5 34 (31.78%) C#
6 33 (30.84%) Java
7 19 (17.76%) PHP
8 18 (16.82%) Perl
9 16 (14.95%) Bash Shell
9 16 (14.95%) Scala
10 6 (5.61%) CoffeeScript
11 5 (4.67%) MATLAB
12 4 (3.74%) C
12 4 (3.74%) Objective-C
12 4 (3.74%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.80%) R
14 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (18.69%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.67%) Docker
2 5 (4.67%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 21 (19.63%) Puppet
2 6 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (15.89%) VMware
2 8 (7.48%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.74%) Progress
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.93%) Google
5 1 (0.93%) hybris
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Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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G2 Recruitment
Salary: £NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Elsevier
Salary: Attractive salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago