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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 80 105 118
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +13
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 56 38 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.53% 1.60% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.32% 4.40% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 20
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,125 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.42% +9.66%
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
886 864 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 39.98% 36.41% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 722 719 726
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Reading

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 92 (85.19%) Python
2 68 (62.96%) PHP
3 50 (46.30%) Java
4 49 (45.37%) JavaScript
4 49 (45.37%) HTML
5 43 (39.81%) Linux
5 43 (39.81%) MVC
6 37 (34.26%) AngularJS
7 34 (31.48%) jQuery
8 33 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (30.56%) JSON
9 32 (29.63%) Git (software)
10 31 (28.70%) CSS
11 30 (27.78%) Perl
11 30 (27.78%) .NET
12 28 (25.93%) C#
13 27 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
14 26 (24.07%) MySQL
15 25 (23.15%) SQL Server
15 25 (23.15%) OOP
16 24 (22.22%) TDD
16 24 (22.22%) Software Engineering
17 23 (21.30%) ASP.NET
17 23 (21.30%) Open Source
17 23 (21.30%) NoSQL
18 22 (20.37%) BDD
18 22 (20.37%) ASP.NET MVC
18 22 (20.37%) VB.NET
19 21 (19.44%) Windows
19 21 (19.44%) Apache

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (19.44%) Apache
2 19 (17.59%) WebLogic
2 19 (17.59%) WebSphere
2 19 (17.59%) JBoss
3 15 (13.89%) IIS
4 10 (9.26%) Node.js
5 5 (4.63%) Drupal
6 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.85%) nginx
7 2 (1.85%) Eucalyptus
8 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.67%) SaaS
2 11 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.93%) PaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.19%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.48%) Internet
3 3 (2.78%) SAN
4 2 (1.85%) DNS
5 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.93%) SSL
5 1 (0.93%) HTTP
5 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.07%) MySQL
2 25 (23.15%) SQL Server
3 23 (21.30%) NoSQL
4 15 (13.89%) MongoDB
4 15 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 21 (19.44%) Selenium
3 19 (17.59%) JIRA
3 19 (17.59%) Ant
3 19 (17.59%) JUnit
4 4 (3.70%) Subversion
4 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.78%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.85%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.93%) Hudson
7 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.93%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.93%) NetBeans
General
1 12 (11.11%) Legal
1 12 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.48%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.70%) Retail
4 3 (2.78%) Finance
5 2 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (50.93%) Developer
2 21 (19.44%) Java Developer
3 20 (18.52%) Software Engineer
3 20 (18.52%) Java Software Engineer
4 15 (13.89%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 14 (12.96%) Senior Developer
5 14 (12.96%) Support Engineer
6 12 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 11 (10.19%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (9.26%) Technical Support
8 10 (9.26%) Technical Support Engineer
8 10 (9.26%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 8 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
10 8 (7.41%) .NET Developer
10 8 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (5.56%) Administrator
11 6 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
12 5 (4.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 5 (4.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (45.37%) HTML
2 37 (34.26%) AngularJS
3 34 (31.48%) jQuery
4 33 (30.56%) JSON
5 31 (28.70%) CSS
6 30 (27.78%) .NET
7 27 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 23 (21.30%) ASP.NET
9 22 (20.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (18.52%) HTML5
10 20 (18.52%) CSS3
11 19 (17.59%) PhoneGap
11 19 (17.59%) XML
12 17 (15.74%) Backbone.js
12 17 (15.74%) REST
12 17 (15.74%) Ember.js
13 14 (12.96%) Express
13 14 (12.96%) CodeIgniter
13 14 (12.96%) CakePHP
13 14 (12.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.48%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) EPoS
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Replication
5 1 (0.93%) Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 43 (39.81%) Linux
2 21 (19.44%) Windows
3 20 (18.52%) Mac OS X
4 16 (14.81%) UNIX
5 3 (2.78%) CentOS
5 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.85%) Debian
6 2 (1.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.93%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.81%) MVC
2 33 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (23.15%) OOP
4 24 (22.22%) TDD
4 24 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 23 (21.30%) Open Source
6 22 (20.37%) BDD
7 20 (18.52%) Web Development
8 19 (17.59%) SOA
8 19 (17.59%) Mobile Development
9 18 (16.67%) DevOps
10 15 (13.89%) Identity Management
11 9 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (7.41%) Web Application Development
13 7 (6.48%) Configuration Management
14 5 (4.63%) Mentoring
15 4 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
16 3 (2.78%) Customer Engagement
17 2 (1.85%) Test Automation
17 2 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (85.19%) Python
2 68 (62.96%) PHP
3 50 (46.30%) Java
4 49 (45.37%) JavaScript
5 30 (27.78%) Perl
6 28 (25.93%) C#
7 22 (20.37%) VB.NET
8 19 (17.59%) SQL
9 17 (15.74%) C++
10 16 (14.81%) C
11 14 (12.96%) Objective-C
12 8 (7.41%) VB
13 7 (6.48%) Bash Shell
14 3 (2.78%) AWK
15 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.93%) Go
16 1 (0.93%) PHP5
16 1 (0.93%) Scala
16 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.96%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.78%) Samba
3 2 (1.85%) Varnish
3 2 (1.85%) KVM
3 2 (1.85%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 16 (14.81%) Puppet
2 12 (11.11%) Nagios
3 11 (10.19%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.48%) Ansible
5 6 (5.56%) Cacti
6 4 (3.70%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.85%) OpenView
7 2 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.85%) Ganglia
7 2 (1.85%) collectd
7 2 (1.85%) Graphite
8 1 (0.93%) logstash
8 1 (0.93%) Rsyslog
8 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
1 8 (7.41%) VMware
2 4 (3.70%) Rackspace
3 3 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.85%) BMC
4 2 (1.85%) Splunk
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle
5 1 (0.93%) Symantec
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