The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 128 139 99
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -40
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 28 15 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% 0.58% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.76% 1.45% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 35
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £36,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £74,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Ruby
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
745 1038 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.38% 40.44% 44.64%
Number of salaries quoted 585 842 827
Average salary £45,000 £40,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.42% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Ruby
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Reading region.

Ruby Salary Trend in Reading

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Reading region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Reading

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 37 (57.81%) Python
2 34 (53.13%) Linux
3 31 (48.44%) PHP
4 29 (45.31%) Java
5 25 (39.06%) JavaScript
6 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (34.38%) HTML
8 18 (28.13%) Windows
9 16 (25.00%) Perl
9 16 (25.00%) CSS
9 16 (25.00%) Telecoms
10 15 (23.44%) C
11 14 (21.88%) C++
11 14 (21.88%) Scrum
12 13 (20.31%) HTML5
13 12 (18.75%) Finance
13 12 (18.75%) Banking
13 12 (18.75%) Web Development
13 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
13 12 (18.75%) Open Source
14 11 (17.19%) UNIX
14 11 (17.19%) Ajax
14 11 (17.19%) Degree
14 11 (17.19%) SaaS
14 11 (17.19%) Puppet
14 11 (17.19%) DevOps
15 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
15 10 (15.63%) Computer Science
15 10 (15.63%) Bash Shell
16 9 (14.06%) C#

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 9 (14.06%) Apache
2 8 (12.50%) Drupal
3 4 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (3.13%) Node.js
4 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.13%) Plone
5 1 (1.56%) CMS
5 1 (1.56%) WordPress
5 1 (1.56%) Movable Type
5 1 (1.56%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) SaaS
2 4 (6.25%) IaaS
2 4 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.13%) Wireless
3 1 (1.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) MySQL
2 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.13%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.56%) Big Data
4 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.81%) Selenium
4 4 (6.25%) Hudson
4 4 (6.25%) RSpec
4 4 (6.25%) Ant
4 4 (6.25%) Maven
4 4 (6.25%) Subversion
5 2 (3.13%) JBehave
5 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.13%) AnthillPro
5 2 (3.13%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.56%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.56%) Calabash
6 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.56%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 12 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Advertising
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Developer
2 10 (15.63%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Web Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Applications Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Web Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) DevOps Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Tester
7 4 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Junior
8 3 (4.69%) Development Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Security Tester
9 2 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.38%) HTML
2 16 (25.00%) CSS
3 13 (20.31%) HTML5
4 11 (17.19%) Ajax
5 8 (12.50%) JSP
6 7 (10.94%) LAMP
6 7 (10.94%) Web Services
6 7 (10.94%) jQuery
6 7 (10.94%) Sass
7 6 (9.38%) XML
7 6 (9.38%) XHTML
7 6 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (4.69%) .NET
8 3 (4.69%) J2EE
8 3 (4.69%) RESTful
9 2 (3.13%) Yii
9 2 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (3.13%) Taglibs
9 2 (3.13%) Symfony
9 2 (3.13%) FreeMarker
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Open Source
2 10 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.38%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) SCADA
5 1 (1.56%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.56%) Animation
5 1 (1.56%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.56%) W3C
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.56%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (53.13%) Linux
2 18 (28.13%) Windows
3 11 (17.19%) UNIX
4 8 (12.50%) Solaris
4 8 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.69%) Android
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Phone
7 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.13%) VMS
7 2 (3.13%) Debian
7 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.56%) OpenBSD
8 1 (1.56%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.88%) Scrum
3 12 (18.75%) Web Development
4 11 (17.19%) DevOps
5 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
6 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.94%) CRM
8 7 (10.94%) User Stories
9 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.81%) Integration Testing
9 5 (7.81%) Coaching
10 4 (6.25%) SOA
10 4 (6.25%) OOP
10 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
10 4 (6.25%) Change Management
10 4 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (6.25%) TDD
11 3 (4.69%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 37 (57.81%) Python
2 31 (48.44%) PHP
3 29 (45.31%) Java
4 25 (39.06%) JavaScript
5 16 (25.00%) Perl
6 15 (23.44%) C
7 14 (21.88%) C++
8 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
9 10 (15.63%) Bash Shell
10 9 (14.06%) C#
10 9 (14.06%) SQL
11 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
12 2 (3.13%) Groovy
12 2 (3.13%) XQuery
12 2 (3.13%) VBScript
12 2 (3.13%) XPath
13 1 (1.56%) Scala
13 1 (1.56%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 8 (12.50%) vSphere
2 4 (6.25%) KVM
3 1 (1.56%) Xen
3 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) Ceph
3 1 (1.56%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) Puppet
2 9 (14.06%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.81%) Nagios
4 4 (6.25%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.56%) Opsview
5 1 (1.56%) Ganeti
5 1 (1.56%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) VMware
2 6 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.13%) Zend
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) Google
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe
4 1 (1.56%) Citrix
4 1 (1.56%) Juniper
4 1 (1.56%) NetApp
4 1 (1.56%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.56%) Facebook
4 1 (1.56%) Twitter
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