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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 59 70 75
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 15 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.16% 1.97% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 3.58% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 10
Average salary £33,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.55% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £67,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
360 503 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 51.87% 55.09% 56.73%
Number of salaries quoted 322 476 507
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 1 October 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Oxford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 40 (78.43%) Python
2 34 (66.67%) Linux
3 29 (56.86%) Perl
4 27 (52.94%) Debian
5 24 (47.06%) Apache
6 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
6 20 (39.22%) MySQL
7 18 (35.29%) QA
8 17 (33.33%) Java
9 16 (31.37%) CSS
9 16 (31.37%) HTTP
9 16 (31.37%) Citrix
9 16 (31.37%) Red Hat
9 16 (31.37%) nginx
10 15 (29.41%) Git (software)
11 14 (27.45%) Computer Science
12 13 (25.49%) jQuery
12 13 (25.49%) HTML
13 12 (23.53%) C
13 12 (23.53%) Xen
13 12 (23.53%) XenServer
13 12 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (21.57%) Ruby on Rails
14 11 (21.57%) Tomcat
14 11 (21.57%) UNIX
15 10 (19.61%) C++
15 10 (19.61%) DevOps
16 9 (17.65%) Windows
16 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (15.69%) TDD

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 24 (47.06%) Apache
2 16 (31.37%) nginx
3 11 (21.57%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.84%) Node.js
5 3 (5.88%) Drupal
6 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.92%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) GitHub
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) HTTP
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (39.22%) MySQL
2 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.92%) Big Data
3 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.73%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.92%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.92%) Selenium
3 2 (3.92%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (7.84%) Publishing
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Systems Administrator
1 27 (52.94%) Administrator
2 21 (41.18%) Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Junior
3 11 (21.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 10 (19.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 10 (19.61%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (15.69%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 8 (15.69%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (13.73%) Graduate
7 6 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Python Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Junior Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Junior Systems Administrator
9 4 (7.84%) Junior Systems Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Chief Technology Officer
9 4 (7.84%) Linux Support
9 4 (7.84%) Systems Support
10 3 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) CSS
2 13 (25.49%) jQuery
2 13 (25.49%) HTML
3 11 (21.57%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
5 6 (11.76%) HTML5
6 5 (9.80%) CSS3
7 4 (7.84%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (7.84%) NumPy
7 4 (7.84%) Dojo
7 4 (7.84%) Web Services
7 4 (7.84%) .NET
8 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
8 3 (5.88%) Pandas
8 3 (5.88%) MCollective
9 2 (3.92%) REST
9 2 (3.92%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (3.92%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (1.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.73%) Open Source
3 5 (9.80%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.84%) Statistics
5 1 (1.96%) New Media
5 1 (1.96%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (66.67%) Linux
2 27 (52.94%) Debian
3 12 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (21.57%) UNIX
5 9 (17.65%) Windows
6 7 (13.73%) Fedora
7 4 (7.84%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.88%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) DevOps
2 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.69%) TDD
4 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
5 6 (11.76%) OO
5 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.80%) Analytics
7 4 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (7.84%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (5.88%) MVC
8 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.88%) BDD
9 2 (3.92%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (3.92%) Software Deployment
9 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.92%) Kanban
9 2 (3.92%) Scrum
10 1 (1.96%) CRM
10 1 (1.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 40 (78.43%) Python
2 29 (56.86%) Perl
3 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
4 17 (33.33%) Java
5 12 (23.53%) C
6 10 (19.61%) C++
7 7 (13.73%) Shell Script
7 7 (13.73%) C#
8 6 (11.76%) PHP
9 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
9 4 (7.84%) R
9 4 (7.84%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (35.29%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Xen
1 12 (23.53%) XenServer
2 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Puppet
2 2 (3.92%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Citrix
1 16 (31.37%) Red Hat
2 7 (13.73%) VMware
3 4 (7.84%) Google
4 2 (3.92%) New Relic
4 2 (3.92%) Percona
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Flexible Hours, Private Healthcare Scheme, Opp
Posted: 6 days ago