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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 94 109 93
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 46 25 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.94% 1.13% 2.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.62% 2.70% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 43 25 43
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +39.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +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
819 925 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.59% 41.82% 44.18%
Number of salaries quoted 697 784 766
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 February 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Reading

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 56 (80.00%) Python
2 42 (60.00%) Java
3 35 (50.00%) PHP
3 35 (50.00%) Linux
4 29 (41.43%) Windows
5 28 (40.00%) HTML
6 27 (38.57%) C++
7 25 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (34.29%) C
8 24 (34.29%) JavaScript
9 22 (31.43%) Perl
10 20 (28.57%) UNIX
10 20 (28.57%) Computer Science
11 19 (27.14%) TCP/IP
12 17 (24.29%) Mac OS X
12 17 (24.29%) Degree
13 15 (21.43%) Scrum
13 15 (21.43%) CSS
13 15 (21.43%) Open Source
14 14 (20.00%) HTML5
14 14 (20.00%) Software Engineering
15 12 (17.14%) Web Development
15 12 (17.14%) Git (software)
16 11 (15.71%) jQuery
16 11 (15.71%) Ant
17 10 (14.29%) MySQL
17 10 (14.29%) XML
17 10 (14.29%) Bash Shell
17 10 (14.29%) Puppet
18 9 (12.86%) SaaS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (10.00%) Apache
2 6 (8.57%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.57%) JBoss
3 5 (7.14%) IIS
4 2 (2.86%) Drupal
4 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.86%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (2.86%) MarkLogic
3 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.71%) Ant
3 9 (12.86%) Selenium
4 8 (11.43%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.57%) JUnit
5 6 (8.57%) JIRA
6 5 (7.14%) Maven
6 5 (7.14%) Hudson
7 3 (4.29%) Subversion
8 2 (2.86%) AnthillPro
8 2 (2.86%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.86%) JBehave
9 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.43%) Calabash
9 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.14%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Developer
1 19 (27.14%) Technical Support
1 19 (27.14%) Support Engineer
1 19 (27.14%) Technical Support Engineer
1 19 (27.14%) Technical Engineer
2 9 (12.86%) Software Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Architect
5 6 (8.57%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Applications Architect
6 5 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) DevOps Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.86%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.00%) HTML
2 15 (21.43%) CSS
3 14 (20.00%) HTML5
4 11 (15.71%) jQuery
5 10 (14.29%) XML
6 8 (11.43%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (11.43%) CSS3
7 6 (8.57%) PhoneGap
7 6 (8.57%) AngularJS
7 6 (8.57%) JSON
8 5 (7.14%) JSP
8 5 (7.14%) Ajax
9 3 (4.29%) XHTML
9 3 (4.29%) J2EE
9 3 (4.29%) Web Services
9 3 (4.29%) Sass
10 2 (2.86%) JDBC
10 2 (2.86%) LAMP
10 2 (2.86%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 15 (21.43%) Open Source
3 7 (10.00%) User Experience
4 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (50.00%) Linux
2 29 (41.43%) Windows
3 20 (28.57%) UNIX
4 17 (24.29%) Mac OS X
5 5 (7.14%) Solaris
5 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.29%) VMS
7 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.86%) Debian
8 1 (1.43%) OpenBSD
8 1 (1.43%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.43%) CentOS
8 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.43%) Scrum
3 14 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (17.14%) Web Development
5 9 (12.86%) DevOps
6 7 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 7 (10.00%) OOP
7 6 (8.57%) OO
7 6 (8.57%) SOA
7 6 (8.57%) MVC
7 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.57%) User Stories
8 5 (7.14%) Coaching
8 5 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 5 (7.14%) Change Management
8 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.71%) OOD
9 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.29%) TDD
10 3 (4.29%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (80.00%) Python
2 42 (60.00%) Java
3 35 (50.00%) PHP
4 27 (38.57%) C++
5 24 (34.29%) JavaScript
5 24 (34.29%) C
6 22 (31.43%) Perl
7 10 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 9 (12.86%) PowerShell
9 6 (8.57%) SQL
10 4 (5.71%) C#
11 2 (2.86%) XQuery
11 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.86%) XPath
11 2 (2.86%) Groovy
11 2 (2.86%) VBScript
12 1 (1.43%) Scala
12 1 (1.43%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.71%) vSphere
3 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.29%) KVM
4 1 (1.43%) Ceph
4 1 (1.43%) Xen
4 1 (1.43%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) Puppet
2 7 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.57%) Nagios
3 6 (8.57%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.43%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.43%) collectd
4 1 (1.43%) Ganeti
4 1 (1.43%) Graphite
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (7.14%) VMware
3 4 (5.71%) SaltStack
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco
4 2 (2.86%) Juniper
5 1 (1.43%) Google
5 1 (1.43%) Rackspace
Reading, UK or Bristol, UK
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago