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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 52 42 69
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 25 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.28% 4.19% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.02% 6.65% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 14
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £74,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
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
415 481 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 54.39% 62.96% 54.51%
Number of salaries quoted 343 444 459
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 July 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Oxford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 52 (68.42%) Python
2 44 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 40 (52.63%) Linux
4 30 (39.47%) Git (software)
5 28 (36.84%) TDD
6 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (34.21%) VMware
8 24 (31.58%) Perl
9 23 (30.26%) MVC
10 21 (27.63%) C#
10 21 (27.63%) Bash Shell
11 20 (26.32%) AngularJS
11 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
12 19 (25.00%) OO
13 18 (23.68%) Ruby on Rails
13 18 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (22.37%) Android
14 17 (22.37%) jQuery
14 17 (22.37%) Cisco
14 17 (22.37%) HTML
15 16 (21.05%) CSS
15 16 (21.05%) Subversion
16 15 (19.74%) BDD
17 14 (18.42%) Windows
17 14 (18.42%) PHP
18 13 (17.11%) C++
18 13 (17.11%) Web Services
18 13 (17.11%) Internet
18 13 (17.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (14.47%) Node.js
2 1 (1.32%) Kinematics
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.89%) GitHub
3 5 (6.58%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (5.26%) Amazon S3
4 4 (5.26%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) Internet
2 8 (10.53%) OSPF
2 8 (10.53%) BGP
2 8 (10.53%) Firewall
2 8 (10.53%) IPsec
2 8 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
2 8 (10.53%) WAN
2 8 (10.53%) VPN
2 8 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (9.21%) FCoE
3 7 (9.21%) iSCSI
4 5 (6.58%) DNS
4 5 (6.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) MySQL
2 8 (10.53%) CouchDB
2 8 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 30 (39.47%) Git (software)
2 16 (21.05%) Subversion
3 11 (14.47%) gulp
4 5 (6.58%) JIRA
5 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (3.95%) Games
2 1 (1.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (48.68%) Developer
2 16 (21.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 16 (21.05%) Linux Administrator
3 15 (19.74%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (19.74%) Administrator
3 15 (19.74%) Full Stack Developer
4 11 (14.47%) Ruby Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Consultant
5 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 6 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (6.58%) .NET Software Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Linux Support
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.32%) AngularJS
2 18 (23.68%) Ruby on Rails
3 17 (22.37%) HTML
3 17 (22.37%) jQuery
4 16 (21.05%) CSS
5 13 (17.11%) Web Services
6 12 (15.79%) .NET
7 11 (14.47%) RESTful
7 11 (14.47%) Backbone.js
7 11 (14.47%) Ember.js
8 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET
9 5 (6.58%) CSS3
9 5 (6.58%) PhoneGap
9 5 (6.58%) HTML5
9 5 (6.58%) Apache Cordova
10 4 (5.26%) Padrino
10 4 (5.26%) Sinatra
10 4 (5.26%) Laravel
10 4 (5.26%) Sass
11 3 (3.95%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.89%) Algorithms
3 6 (7.89%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.89%) iPhone
4 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.32%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 40 (52.63%) Linux
2 17 (22.37%) Android
3 14 (18.42%) Windows
4 13 (17.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (14.47%) Apple iOS
6 10 (13.16%) CentOS
7 9 (11.84%) Solaris
8 8 (10.53%) Windows 7
9 6 (7.89%) Windows Phone
10 4 (5.26%) UNIX
11 1 (1.32%) Debian
11 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.84%) TDD
2 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (30.26%) MVC
4 19 (25.00%) OO
5 15 (19.74%) BDD
6 11 (14.47%) Android Development
6 11 (14.47%) iOS Development
6 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
7 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (13.16%) ITIL
7 10 (13.16%) Mobile Development
8 8 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
8 8 (10.53%) OOD
8 8 (10.53%) Unit Testing
9 7 (9.21%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (9.21%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (7.89%) DevOps
10 6 (7.89%) Image Processing
10 6 (7.89%) Open Source
11 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (68.42%) Python
2 44 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 24 (31.58%) Perl
4 21 (27.63%) C#
4 21 (27.63%) Bash Shell
5 14 (18.42%) PHP
6 13 (17.11%) C++
7 11 (14.47%) SQL
7 11 (14.47%) Objective-C
8 9 (11.84%) C
9 6 (7.89%) MATLAB
10 5 (6.58%) Java
10 5 (6.58%) Tcl
11 4 (5.26%) Korn
11 4 (5.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.32%) Gluster
3 1 (1.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (14.47%) Puppet
3 7 (9.21%) SELinux
4 1 (1.32%) Nagios
4 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.32%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 26 (34.21%) VMware
2 17 (22.37%) Cisco
3 9 (11.84%) Juniper
4 8 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.95%) HP
5 3 (3.95%) Progress
6 2 (2.63%) Google
7 1 (1.32%) Percona
7 1 (1.32%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.32%) Apple
7 1 (1.32%) Perforce
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier Ltd
Salary: Attractive + bonus, benefits
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