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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 53 72 80
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 25 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.30% 1.14% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.77% 1.80% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 17
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
433 611 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 57.12% 63.12% 60.36%
Number of salaries quoted 392 534 637
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 19 December 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Oxford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 35 (89.74%) Python
2 25 (64.10%) Perl
3 19 (48.72%) Linux
3 19 (48.72%) CSS
4 18 (46.15%) HTML
4 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 14 (35.90%) Open Source
6 13 (33.33%) Windows
6 13 (33.33%) Debian
6 13 (33.33%) Java
6 13 (33.33%) VMware
7 11 (28.21%) Ubuntu
8 10 (25.64%) HTML5
9 9 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
9 9 (23.08%) Puppet
9 9 (23.08%) Android
9 9 (23.08%) SAN
9 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
9 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 8 (20.51%) Juniper
10 8 (20.51%) Cisco
10 8 (20.51%) OO
10 8 (20.51%) C++
10 8 (20.51%) PHP
10 8 (20.51%) CentOS
10 8 (20.51%) Windows Phone
10 8 (20.51%) Solaris
10 8 (20.51%) Analytics
10 8 (20.51%) LAMP
10 8 (20.51%) .NET

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (12.82%) Apache
2 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) Drupal
3 1 (2.56%) WordPress
3 1 (2.56%) nginx
3 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.69%) 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 2 (5.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 13 (33.33%) Administrator
2 13 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 13 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (20.51%) Graduate
4 7 (17.95%) Python Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Junior
7 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Chief Technology Officer
8 2 (5.13%) Junior Test Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Python/Django Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) CSS
2 18 (46.15%) HTML
3 10 (25.64%) HTML5
4 9 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (20.51%) .NET
5 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
5 8 (20.51%) LAMP
6 7 (17.95%) NumPy
6 7 (17.95%) jQuery
7 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 6 (15.38%) Pandas
8 5 (12.82%) REST
9 4 (10.26%) CSS3
10 2 (5.13%) Django
10 2 (5.13%) Web Services
11 1 (2.56%) RESTful
11 1 (2.56%) PhoneGap
11 1 (2.56%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Open Source
2 8 (20.51%) Blackberry
2 8 (20.51%) Mathematics
2 8 (20.51%) iPhone
3 7 (17.95%) Statistics
4 5 (12.82%) User Experience
5 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.56%) Social Media
7 1 (2.56%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Linux
2 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Debian
3 11 (28.21%) Ubuntu
4 9 (23.08%) Android
5 8 (20.51%) CentOS
5 8 (20.51%) Solaris
5 8 (20.51%) Windows Phone
6 4 (10.26%) UNIX
6 4 (10.26%) Fedora
7 3 (7.69%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 8 (20.51%) OO
2 8 (20.51%) Analytics
3 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.82%) TDD
4 5 (12.82%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.13%) DevOps
7 2 (5.13%) Kanban
7 2 (5.13%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.13%) Web Development
7 2 (5.13%) Scrum
8 1 (2.56%) ITIL
8 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.56%) MVC
8 1 (2.56%) Web Analytics
8 1 (2.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) Python
2 25 (64.10%) Perl
3 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 13 (33.33%) Java
5 8 (20.51%) C++
5 8 (20.51%) PHP
6 7 (17.95%) MATLAB
7 5 (12.82%) R
7 5 (12.82%) SQL
7 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
8 4 (10.26%) C
9 3 (7.69%) C#
10 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) XenServer
2 1 (2.56%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) VMware
2 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 8 (20.51%) Juniper
3 8 (20.51%) Cisco
4 3 (7.69%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
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