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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 62 64 71
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 14 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.97% 1.96% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.62% 3.61% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 11
Average salary £33,500 £45,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.37% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
387 498 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 54.35% 54.25% 56.14%
Number of salaries quoted 343 470 459
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,050
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Oxford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 43 (78.18%) Python
2 39 (70.91%) Linux
3 32 (58.18%) Perl
3 32 (58.18%) Debian
4 28 (50.91%) Apache
5 24 (43.64%) MySQL
6 22 (40.00%) QA
7 20 (36.36%) Citrix
7 20 (36.36%) Red Hat
7 20 (36.36%) HTTP
7 20 (36.36%) nginx
8 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
9 16 (29.09%) Java
9 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
9 16 (29.09%) Computer Science
10 15 (27.27%) CSS
11 14 (25.45%) jQuery
11 14 (25.45%) Xen
11 14 (25.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (25.45%) XenServer
12 12 (21.82%) C
12 12 (21.82%) HTML
12 12 (21.82%) Tomcat
12 12 (21.82%) UNIX
12 12 (21.82%) Ruby on Rails
12 12 (21.82%) DevOps
13 10 (18.18%) C++
14 9 (16.36%) Windows
14 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (16.36%) Degree

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (50.91%) Apache
2 20 (36.36%) nginx
3 12 (21.82%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.27%) Drupal
4 4 (7.27%) Node.js
5 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (36.36%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) MySQL
2 4 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.64%) Big Data
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.73%) Subversion
3 2 (3.64%) Selenium
3 2 (3.64%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (3.64%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.64%) Selenium IDE
General
1 4 (7.27%) Publishing
2 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (58.18%) Systems Administrator
1 32 (58.18%) Administrator
2 21 (38.18%) Developer
3 13 (23.64%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 12 (21.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 12 (21.82%) Linux Administrator
4 12 (21.82%) Junior
5 10 (18.18%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 10 (18.18%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.91%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Graduate
6 6 (10.91%) Junior Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Python Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Linux Support
8 4 (7.27%) Junior Systems Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Ruby Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Junior Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.27%) Chief Technology Officer
8 4 (7.27%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) CSS
2 14 (25.45%) jQuery
3 12 (21.82%) Ruby on Rails
3 12 (21.82%) HTML
4 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
5 5 (9.09%) HTML5
5 5 (9.09%) CSS3
6 4 (7.27%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (7.27%) NumPy
6 4 (7.27%) MCollective
6 4 (7.27%) Web Services
6 4 (7.27%) Dojo
7 3 (5.45%) .NET
7 3 (5.45%) Pandas
8 2 (3.64%) REST
8 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.64%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (3.64%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (1.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.73%) Open Source
3 5 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.27%) Statistics
4 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.82%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (70.91%) Linux
2 32 (58.18%) Debian
3 14 (25.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (21.82%) UNIX
5 9 (16.36%) Windows
6 7 (12.73%) Fedora
7 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.45%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) DevOps
2 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.55%) TDD
4 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
5 6 (10.91%) OO
6 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.09%) Analytics
7 4 (7.27%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.45%) BDD
8 3 (5.45%) MVC
9 2 (3.64%) Scrum
9 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.64%) Kanban
9 2 (3.64%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (3.64%) Software Deployment
10 1 (1.82%) OOP
10 1 (1.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (78.18%) Python
2 32 (58.18%) Perl
3 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
4 16 (29.09%) Java
5 12 (21.82%) C
6 10 (18.18%) C++
7 7 (12.73%) C#
7 7 (12.73%) Shell Script
8 5 (9.09%) PHP
8 5 (9.09%) Bash Shell
9 4 (7.27%) R
9 4 (7.27%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (25.45%) Xen
1 14 (25.45%) XenServer
2 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Puppet
2 2 (3.64%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Citrix
1 20 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 7 (12.73%) VMware
3 4 (7.27%) Google
4 2 (3.64%) Percona
4 2 (3.64%) New Relic
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle
5 1 (1.82%) SAP
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago