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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 59 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 18 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.47% 1.87% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.20% 3.40% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 9
Average salary £55,000 £46,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% +53.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
429 530 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 58.85% 54.98% 55.93%
Number of salaries quoted 386 489 411
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 August 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Oxford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (77.78%) Python
2 39 (72.22%) Linux
3 31 (57.41%) Perl
3 31 (57.41%) Debian
4 28 (51.85%) Apache
5 26 (48.15%) MySQL
6 22 (40.74%) Red Hat
6 22 (40.74%) QA
6 22 (40.74%) nginx
7 21 (38.89%) HTTP
7 21 (38.89%) Citrix
8 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 16 (29.63%) Computer Science
10 15 (27.78%) Xen
10 15 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (27.78%) XenServer
11 14 (25.93%) Git (software)
11 14 (25.93%) CSS
12 13 (24.07%) UNIX
12 13 (24.07%) Java
12 13 (24.07%) jQuery
12 13 (24.07%) DevOps
13 12 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
14 11 (20.37%) HTML
15 10 (18.52%) C++
15 10 (18.52%) C
15 10 (18.52%) Tomcat
16 8 (14.81%) Degree
16 8 (14.81%) TDD
17 7 (12.96%) Windows

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (51.85%) Apache
2 22 (40.74%) nginx
3 10 (18.52%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.41%) Drupal
4 4 (7.41%) Node.js
5 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.70%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.41%) GitHub
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.89%) HTTP
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (48.15%) MySQL
2 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Subversion
3 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.70%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.85%) Selenium
4 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.85%) Selenium IDE
General
1 4 (7.41%) Publishing
2 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (57.41%) Systems Administrator
1 31 (57.41%) Administrator
2 21 (38.89%) Developer
3 13 (24.07%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 11 (20.37%) Junior
5 10 (18.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 10 (18.52%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 10 (18.52%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 10 (18.52%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Junior Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Graduate
7 5 (9.26%) Python Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Junior Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.41%) Ruby Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Junior Systems Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Linux Support
8 4 (7.41%) Chief Technology Officer
8 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) CSS
2 13 (24.07%) jQuery
3 12 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 11 (20.37%) HTML
5 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
6 5 (9.26%) Web Services
6 5 (9.26%) HTML5
6 5 (9.26%) CSS3
7 4 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (7.41%) MCollective
7 4 (7.41%) NumPy
7 4 (7.41%) Dojo
8 3 (5.56%) Pandas
9 2 (3.70%) REST
9 2 (3.70%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (3.70%) .NET
10 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.85%) LAMP
10 1 (1.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.11%) Open Source
3 5 (9.26%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.41%) Statistics
5 1 (1.85%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.85%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (72.22%) Linux
2 31 (57.41%) Debian
3 15 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (24.07%) UNIX
5 7 (12.96%) Windows
6 5 (9.26%) Fedora
7 4 (7.41%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.56%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.85%) CentOS
10 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) DevOps
2 8 (14.81%) TDD
3 6 (11.11%) OO
4 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
4 5 (9.26%) Analytics
5 4 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (7.41%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (5.56%) MVC
6 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.56%) BDD
7 2 (3.70%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.70%) Software Deployment
7 2 (3.70%) Kanban
7 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.85%) OOP
8 1 (1.85%) CRM
8 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 42 (77.78%) Python
2 31 (57.41%) Perl
3 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (24.07%) Java
5 10 (18.52%) C++
5 10 (18.52%) C
6 6 (11.11%) C#
7 5 (9.26%) PHP
7 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
7 5 (9.26%) Bash Shell
8 4 (7.41%) R
8 4 (7.41%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (40.74%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) Xen
1 15 (27.78%) XenServer
2 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Puppet
2 2 (3.70%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.85%) Nagios
3 1 (1.85%) Cacti
3 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Red Hat
2 21 (38.89%) Citrix
3 5 (9.26%) VMware
4 4 (7.41%) Google
5 3 (5.56%) Percona
6 2 (3.70%) New Relic
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.85%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle
7 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
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