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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 28 66 74
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 50 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 6.63% 2.44% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.22% 3.44% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 11
Average salary £44,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £55,000 £65,000
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
409 640 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 54.24% 71.11% 57.80%
Number of salaries quoted 353 587 525
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 1 May 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Oxford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 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 54 (72.00%) Python
2 44 (58.67%) JavaScript
3 35 (46.67%) Linux
4 29 (38.67%) Perl
5 28 (37.33%) TDD
6 27 (36.00%) VMware
6 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (32.00%) Windows
7 24 (32.00%) Android
8 23 (30.67%) Git (software)
9 21 (28.00%) jQuery
9 21 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
9 21 (28.00%) AngularJS
10 20 (26.67%) Puppet
11 17 (22.67%) OO
11 17 (22.67%) Cisco
12 16 (21.33%) Web Services
12 16 (21.33%) C#
12 16 (21.33%) HTML
12 16 (21.33%) MVC
12 16 (21.33%) Subversion
12 16 (21.33%) Open Source
12 16 (21.33%) CentOS
12 16 (21.33%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (20.00%) Windows Phone
13 15 (20.00%) iPhone
13 15 (20.00%) Blackberry
13 15 (20.00%) SQL
13 15 (20.00%) CSS
14 14 (18.67%) Juniper

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 8 (10.67%) Node.js
2 1 (1.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (17.33%) GitHub
3 5 (6.67%) AWS OpsWorks
3 5 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.67%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) SAN
2 10 (13.33%) Internet
3 4 (5.33%) WAN
4 3 (4.00%) VPN
4 3 (4.00%) Firewall
4 3 (4.00%) IPsec
4 3 (4.00%) OSPF
4 3 (4.00%) BGP
4 3 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.67%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.67%) FCoE
5 2 (2.67%) DNS
6 1 (1.33%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (10.67%) CouchDB
2 8 (10.67%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.00%) MySQL
4 5 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (30.67%) Git (software)
2 16 (21.33%) Subversion
3 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (49.33%) Developer
2 21 (28.00%) Linux Administrator
2 21 (28.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 20 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (26.67%) Administrator
4 13 (17.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Software Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Ruby Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Chief Technology Officer
7 5 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Graduate
7 5 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Junior
8 3 (4.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.00%) jQuery
1 21 (28.00%) AngularJS
2 16 (21.33%) Web Services
2 16 (21.33%) HTML
3 15 (20.00%) CSS
4 14 (18.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (13.33%) .NET
6 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (12.00%) LAMP
7 8 (10.67%) RESTful
8 7 (9.33%) Backbone.js
8 7 (9.33%) Ember.js
9 5 (6.67%) Sass
9 5 (6.67%) Padrino
9 5 (6.67%) Sinatra
10 3 (4.00%) HTML5
10 3 (4.00%) PhoneGap
11 2 (2.67%) Apache Cordova
11 2 (2.67%) REST
11 2 (2.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Open Source
2 15 (20.00%) iPhone
2 15 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.00%) Algorithms
3 6 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.00%) User Experience
5 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.67%) Statistics
6 1 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (46.67%) Linux
2 24 (32.00%) Windows
2 24 (32.00%) Android
3 16 (21.33%) CentOS
4 15 (20.00%) Windows Phone
5 14 (18.67%) Solaris
6 10 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (12.00%) Apple iOS
7 9 (12.00%) Ubuntu
7 9 (12.00%) Debian
8 8 (10.67%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.33%) TDD
2 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.67%) OO
4 16 (21.33%) MVC
5 13 (17.33%) Software Engineering
6 10 (13.33%) BDD
7 8 (10.67%) OOD
7 8 (10.67%) Unit Testing
7 8 (10.67%) Strategic Planning
7 8 (10.67%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (10.67%) Android Development
7 8 (10.67%) iOS Development
8 7 (9.33%) DevOps
8 7 (9.33%) Mobile Development
8 7 (9.33%) ITIL
9 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.00%) Image Processing
9 6 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 54 (72.00%) Python
2 44 (58.67%) JavaScript
3 29 (38.67%) Perl
4 16 (21.33%) C#
5 15 (20.00%) SQL
6 11 (14.67%) Bash Shell
6 11 (14.67%) C++
7 8 (10.67%) MATLAB
8 7 (9.33%) PHP
8 7 (9.33%) Objective-C
9 5 (6.67%) Groovy
10 3 (4.00%) C
11 2 (2.67%) Java
12 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.33%) Tcl
12 1 (1.33%) Korn
12 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (26.67%) Puppet
2 16 (21.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.67%) SELinux
4 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 27 (36.00%) VMware
2 17 (22.67%) Cisco
3 14 (18.67%) Juniper
3 14 (18.67%) Red Hat
4 9 (12.00%) Google
5 4 (5.33%) HP
6 3 (4.00%) Progress
7 1 (1.33%) Perforce
7 1 (1.33%) Xamarin