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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 42 57 70
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 54 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 6.90% 3.16% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.96% 5.67% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 48 21 11
Average salary £47,000 £44,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.61% -15.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,600 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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
542 423 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 69.22% 55.66% 56.15%
Number of salaries quoted 462 375 376
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 2016.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Oxford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 76 (80.85%) Python
2 57 (60.64%) JavaScript
3 43 (45.74%) Linux
3 43 (45.74%) Git (software)
4 41 (43.62%) Java
5 40 (42.55%) .NET
6 38 (40.43%) TDD
6 38 (40.43%) Subversion
7 36 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (36.17%) C++
9 31 (32.98%) Amazon AWS
10 30 (31.91%) SQL
11 29 (30.85%) NoSQL
12 28 (29.79%) Big Data
12 28 (29.79%) HTML
12 28 (29.79%) CSS
13 27 (28.72%) C#
13 27 (28.72%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (28.72%) Open Source
14 26 (27.66%) Bash Shell
15 25 (26.60%) Semantic Web
16 24 (25.53%) nginx
16 24 (25.53%) Apache
16 24 (25.53%) Puppet
17 23 (24.47%) Tomcat
17 23 (24.47%) Degree
18 21 (22.34%) HTML5
19 20 (21.28%) PHP
20 19 (20.21%) Web Services
20 19 (20.21%) RESTful

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (25.53%) Apache
1 24 (25.53%) nginx
2 23 (24.47%) Tomcat
3 18 (19.15%) Jetty
4 7 (7.45%) Drupal
5 6 (6.38%) Apache Solr
6 4 (4.26%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 31 (32.98%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.45%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (7.45%) Google App Engine
4 3 (3.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.06%) IaaS
5 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) DNS
2 2 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (30.85%) NoSQL
2 28 (29.79%) Big Data
3 17 (18.09%) MySQL
4 10 (10.64%) CouchDB
4 10 (10.64%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 43 (45.74%) Git (software)
2 38 (40.43%) Subversion
3 15 (15.96%) Maven
4 14 (14.89%) Gradle
5 6 (6.38%) Ant
6 5 (5.32%) Grunt
6 5 (5.32%) gulp
6 5 (5.32%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.19%) JIRA
7 3 (3.19%) RSpec
8 1 (1.06%) Hudson
General
1 8 (8.51%) Publishing
2 1 (1.06%) Banking
2 1 (1.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.06%) Retail
2 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (60.64%) Developer
2 18 (19.15%) Java Developer
3 17 (18.09%) Software Developer
4 16 (17.02%) Senior Developer
5 15 (15.96%) Administrator
5 15 (15.96%) Linux Administrator
6 14 (14.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 14 (14.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 14 (14.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (14.89%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (10.64%) Software Engineer
8 9 (9.57%) .NET Developer
8 9 (9.57%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 8 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (8.51%) C# Developer
9 8 (8.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (8.51%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
9 8 (8.51%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (8.51%) Ruby Developer
9 8 (8.51%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (42.55%) .NET
2 28 (29.79%) CSS
2 28 (29.79%) HTML
3 21 (22.34%) HTML5
4 19 (20.21%) AngularJS
4 19 (20.21%) RESTful
4 19 (20.21%) Web Services
5 18 (19.15%) Spring
6 14 (14.89%) Ruby on Rails
7 12 (12.77%) XML
8 11 (11.70%) ASP.NET
8 11 (11.70%) Backbone.js
8 11 (11.70%) CSS3
8 11 (11.70%) jQuery
9 10 (10.64%) Natural Language Processing
9 10 (10.64%) PhoneGap
10 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (7.45%) Django
11 6 (6.38%) Lucene
12 5 (5.32%) MathML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.60%) Semantic Web
2 10 (10.64%) Algorithms
3 9 (9.57%) Blackberry
3 9 (9.57%) iPhone
4 8 (8.51%) Mobile App
5 7 (7.45%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.32%) Physics
7 4 (4.26%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.06%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 43 (45.74%) Linux
2 14 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (13.83%) Windows
4 9 (9.57%) Android
4 9 (9.57%) CentOS
4 9 (9.57%) Windows Phone
5 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.43%) TDD
2 36 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (28.72%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (28.72%) Open Source
4 19 (20.21%) Unit Testing
5 18 (19.15%) Kanban
5 18 (19.15%) MVC
5 18 (19.15%) Scrum
6 14 (14.89%) Build Automation
6 14 (14.89%) OO
6 14 (14.89%) Software Engineering
7 11 (11.70%) DevOps
7 11 (11.70%) Front End Development
8 10 (10.64%) Analytics
8 10 (10.64%) OOD
9 9 (9.57%) BDD
10 8 (8.51%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (7.45%) API Integration
11 7 (7.45%) Data Protection
11 7 (7.45%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 76 (80.85%) Python
2 57 (60.64%) JavaScript
3 41 (43.62%) Java
4 34 (36.17%) C++
5 30 (31.91%) SQL
6 27 (28.72%) C#
7 26 (27.66%) Bash Shell
8 20 (21.28%) PHP
9 19 (20.21%) Scala
10 16 (17.02%) Perl
11 10 (10.64%) Objective-C
12 5 (5.32%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (3.19%) C
13 3 (3.19%) MATLAB
13 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
14 1 (1.06%) R
14 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (24.47%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Postfix
1 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (25.53%) Puppet
2 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.06%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) VMware
2 9 (9.57%) Google
3 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.45%) Oracle
5 6 (6.38%) Progress
6 5 (5.32%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.06%) hybris