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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 55 80 88
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 21 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.86% 1.11% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.37% 1.71% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 6
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,450 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
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
391 642 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 53.20% 64.72% 60.11%
Number of salaries quoted 359 580 631
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 24 November 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Oxford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 33 (84.62%) Python
2 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
3 22 (56.41%) Perl
4 21 (53.85%) CSS
5 20 (51.28%) HTML
6 16 (41.03%) Java
6 16 (41.03%) Linux
7 12 (30.77%) HTML5
8 11 (28.21%) Debian
9 10 (25.64%) Open Source
10 9 (23.08%) Ubuntu
10 9 (23.08%) jQuery
10 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
10 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 9 (23.08%) Windows
10 9 (23.08%) C++
11 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
11 8 (20.51%) .NET
11 8 (20.51%) PHP
11 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (20.51%) VMware
12 7 (17.95%) TDD
12 7 (17.95%) C
12 7 (17.95%) Apache
12 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
12 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
12 7 (17.95%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (15.38%) Mathematics
13 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
13 6 (15.38%) CSS3

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 7 (17.95%) Apache
2 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.26%) Node.js
3 3 (7.69%) nginx
4 1 (2.56%) Drupal
4 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) SAN
2 3 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
2 5 (12.82%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) Big Data
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) Subversion
3 2 (5.13%) Selenium
3 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.13%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (5.13%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (12.82%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Administrator
2 11 (28.21%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (23.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 9 (23.08%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (20.51%) Graduate
5 6 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Python Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Junior
7 4 (10.26%) Chief Technology Officer
8 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Junior Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 2 (5.13%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) CSS
2 20 (51.28%) HTML
3 12 (30.77%) HTML5
4 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
4 9 (23.08%) jQuery
5 8 (20.51%) .NET
5 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
6 7 (17.95%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (15.38%) CSS3
8 5 (12.82%) NumPy
9 4 (10.26%) Pandas
9 4 (10.26%) Web Services
9 4 (10.26%) LAMP
10 3 (7.69%) Dojo
10 3 (7.69%) REST
10 3 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (2.56%) Twisted
11 1 (2.56%) PhoneGap
11 1 (2.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Open Source
2 6 (15.38%) Mathematics
3 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.82%) Statistics
3 5 (12.82%) User Experience
4 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.26%) Blackberry
4 4 (10.26%) iPhone
5 1 (2.56%) Social Media
5 1 (2.56%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Linux
2 11 (28.21%) Debian
3 9 (23.08%) Windows
3 9 (23.08%) Ubuntu
4 6 (15.38%) UNIX
5 5 (12.82%) Android
6 4 (10.26%) CentOS
6 4 (10.26%) Solaris
6 4 (10.26%) Windows Phone
6 4 (10.26%) Fedora
7 3 (7.69%) Mac OS X
7 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.95%) TDD
4 6 (15.38%) OO
4 6 (15.38%) Analytics
5 5 (12.82%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (10.26%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.13%) Kanban
8 2 (5.13%) Web Development
8 2 (5.13%) Scrum
8 2 (5.13%) DevOps
9 1 (2.56%) Probability Theory
9 1 (2.56%) Web Analytics
9 1 (2.56%) MVC
9 1 (2.56%) BDD
9 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.56%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) Python
2 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
3 22 (56.41%) Perl
4 16 (41.03%) Java
5 9 (23.08%) C++
6 8 (20.51%) PHP
7 7 (17.95%) C
8 6 (15.38%) C#
9 5 (12.82%) SQL
9 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
9 5 (12.82%) MATLAB
9 5 (12.82%) R
10 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) XenServer
2 3 (7.69%) Xen
3 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) VMware
2 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
3 5 (12.82%) Google
4 4 (10.26%) Juniper
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco
5 3 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) Xamarin
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago