The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 42 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -9
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 32 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.19% 1.57% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.67% 2.88% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 32 14 10
Average salary £55,000 £56,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +87.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £67,500 £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
480 520 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 62.83% 54.51% 52.50%
Number of salaries quoted 444 459 341
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
Oxfordshire

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 28 July 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Oxford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 42 (79.25%) Python
2 37 (69.81%) Linux
3 31 (58.49%) Perl
3 31 (58.49%) Debian
4 28 (52.83%) Apache
5 25 (47.17%) MySQL
6 22 (41.51%) Red Hat
6 22 (41.51%) nginx
7 21 (39.62%) QA
7 21 (39.62%) HTTP
7 21 (39.62%) Citrix
8 18 (33.96%) Computer Science
9 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
10 15 (28.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (28.30%) XenServer
10 15 (28.30%) Xen
11 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
12 13 (24.53%) DevOps
13 12 (22.64%) Java
13 12 (22.64%) UNIX
14 11 (20.75%) CSS
14 11 (20.75%) jQuery
15 10 (18.87%) Ruby on Rails
15 10 (18.87%) TDD
15 10 (18.87%) C
15 10 (18.87%) Tomcat
16 9 (16.98%) HTML
17 8 (15.09%) Windows
18 7 (13.21%) C++
18 7 (13.21%) Degree

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 28 (52.83%) Apache
2 22 (41.51%) nginx
3 10 (18.87%) Tomcat
4 7 (13.21%) Node.js
5 3 (5.66%) Drupal
6 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.77%) IIS
7 1 (1.89%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Magento
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.55%) GitHub
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (39.62%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (47.17%) MySQL
2 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.66%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.32%) Subversion
3 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.77%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.89%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (7.55%) Publishing
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
2 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) Systems Administrator
1 31 (58.49%) Administrator
2 21 (39.62%) Developer
3 13 (24.53%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 10 (18.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 10 (18.87%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (18.87%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 10 (18.87%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (15.09%) Junior
6 5 (9.43%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Junior Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.55%) Junior Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Systems Support
7 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Graduate
7 4 (7.55%) Linux Support
7 4 (7.55%) Chief Technology Officer
7 4 (7.55%) Junior Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) CSS
1 11 (20.75%) jQuery
2 10 (18.87%) Ruby on Rails
3 9 (16.98%) HTML
4 5 (9.43%) Web Services
4 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.55%) MCollective
5 4 (7.55%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (7.55%) CSS3
5 4 (7.55%) HTML5
5 4 (7.55%) Dojo
6 2 (3.77%) .NET
6 2 (3.77%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (3.77%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.89%) Symfony
7 1 (1.89%) Ajax
7 1 (1.89%) REST
7 1 (1.89%) NumPy
7 1 (1.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.32%) Open Source
3 2 (3.77%) Statistics
3 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.89%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (69.81%) Linux
2 31 (58.49%) Debian
3 15 (28.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (22.64%) UNIX
5 8 (15.09%) Windows
6 5 (9.43%) Fedora
7 4 (7.55%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) DevOps
2 10 (18.87%) TDD
3 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.55%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (5.66%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (5.66%) Pair Programming
6 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.66%) OO
6 3 (5.66%) MVC
7 2 (3.77%) Software Deployment
7 2 (3.77%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (3.77%) Analytics
7 2 (3.77%) CRM
7 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.77%) OOP
7 2 (3.77%) BDD
7 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.89%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 42 (79.25%) Python
2 31 (58.49%) Perl
3 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
4 12 (22.64%) Java
5 10 (18.87%) C
6 7 (13.21%) C++
7 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
7 5 (9.43%) C#
7 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
8 4 (7.55%) PHP
9 2 (3.77%) SQL
10 1 (1.89%) R
10 1 (1.89%) VB
10 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (39.62%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) XenServer
1 15 (28.30%) Xen
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Puppet
2 2 (3.77%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.89%) Cacti
3 1 (1.89%) Nagios
3 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Red Hat
2 21 (39.62%) Citrix
3 5 (9.43%) VMware
4 4 (7.55%) Google
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.66%) Percona
6 2 (3.77%) New Relic
7 1 (1.89%) SAP
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle
7 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.89%) Perforce
7 1 (1.89%) Tableau
7 1 (1.89%) Facebook