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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 93 102 95
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 50 39 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.06% 1.67% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.96% 4.07% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 48 39 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 £42,500 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
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
839 958 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.48% 40.92% 42.16%
Number of salaries quoted 730 824 746
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 £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 March 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Reading

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 70 (88.61%) Python
2 47 (59.49%) Java
3 44 (55.70%) PHP
4 38 (48.10%) Linux
5 35 (44.30%) HTML
6 30 (37.97%) Windows
7 29 (36.71%) Perl
8 28 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (34.18%) JavaScript
10 24 (30.38%) C++
11 23 (29.11%) Open Source
12 22 (27.85%) UNIX
13 21 (26.58%) C
13 21 (26.58%) TCP/IP
13 21 (26.58%) Computer Science
14 19 (24.05%) Mac OS X
15 18 (22.78%) Degree
16 17 (21.52%) HTML5
17 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
17 16 (20.25%) Software Engineering
18 15 (18.99%) Scrum
18 15 (18.99%) MySQL
18 15 (18.99%) Ant
18 15 (18.99%) CSS
19 14 (17.72%) Puppet
19 14 (17.72%) DevOps
20 13 (16.46%) XML
20 13 (16.46%) jQuery
21 12 (15.19%) Selenium
21 12 (15.19%) CSS3

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (12.66%) JBoss
1 10 (12.66%) WebSphere
1 10 (12.66%) WebLogic
2 9 (11.39%) Apache
3 5 (6.33%) IIS
4 2 (2.53%) Eucalyptus
4 2 (2.53%) Node.js
4 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.53%) CMS
4 2 (2.53%) Drupal
4 2 (2.53%) nginx
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) SaaS
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.27%) PaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.58%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.53%) Firewall
3 1 (1.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) MySQL
2 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.53%) MarkLogic
3 1 (1.27%) Big Data
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
2 15 (18.99%) Ant
3 12 (15.19%) Selenium
4 11 (13.92%) Jenkins
5 10 (12.66%) JUnit
5 10 (12.66%) JIRA
6 6 (7.59%) Hudson
7 5 (6.33%) Maven
8 4 (5.06%) Subversion
9 2 (2.53%) AnthillPro
9 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.53%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.53%) JBehave
10 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.27%) Calabash
10 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (2.53%) Advertising
2 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.27%) Marketing
2 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) Support Engineer
2 22 (27.85%) Developer
3 21 (26.58%) Technical Support
3 21 (26.58%) Technical Support Engineer
3 21 (26.58%) Technical Engineer
4 12 (15.19%) Java Developer
4 12 (15.19%) Software Engineer
5 11 (13.92%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 10 (12.66%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Architect
8 5 (6.33%) DevOps Manager
8 5 (6.33%) Applications Architect
9 4 (5.06%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Front-End Web Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Administrator
10 3 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.80%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (3.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (44.30%) HTML
2 17 (21.52%) HTML5
3 15 (18.99%) CSS
4 13 (16.46%) XML
4 13 (16.46%) jQuery
5 12 (15.19%) CSS3
6 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
6 11 (13.92%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (12.66%) JSON
7 10 (12.66%) PhoneGap
8 5 (6.33%) Web Services
8 5 (6.33%) .NET
9 3 (3.80%) J2EE
9 3 (3.80%) RESTful
9 3 (3.80%) Ajax
9 3 (3.80%) Sensu
10 2 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.53%) FreeMarker
10 2 (2.53%) Taglibs
10 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.11%) Open Source
2 21 (26.58%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.86%) User Experience
4 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) Replication
5 1 (1.27%) Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (48.10%) Linux
2 30 (37.97%) Windows
3 22 (27.85%) UNIX
4 19 (24.05%) Mac OS X
5 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.80%) VMS
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.25%) Software Engineering
3 15 (18.99%) Scrum
4 14 (17.72%) DevOps
5 11 (13.92%) Web Development
5 11 (13.92%) Identity Management
5 11 (13.92%) OOP
6 10 (12.66%) SOA
6 10 (12.66%) MVC
7 9 (11.39%) Mentoring
8 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.59%) User Stories
9 6 (7.59%) OO
10 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.33%) Change Management
10 5 (6.33%) Integration Testing
10 5 (6.33%) Coaching
11 4 (5.06%) OOD
12 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
12 3 (3.80%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 70 (88.61%) Python
2 47 (59.49%) Java
3 44 (55.70%) PHP
4 29 (36.71%) Perl
5 27 (34.18%) JavaScript
6 24 (30.38%) C++
7 21 (26.58%) C
8 10 (12.66%) Bash Shell
9 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.33%) SQL
10 2 (2.53%) VBScript
10 2 (2.53%) Scala
10 2 (2.53%) XQuery
10 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.53%) XPath
10 2 (2.53%) Groovy
11 1 (1.27%) Clojure
11 1 (1.27%) Golang
11 1 (1.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.53%) Varnish
1 2 (2.53%) GlusterFS
2 1 (1.27%) KVM
2 1 (1.27%) Xen
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (17.72%) Puppet
2 11 (13.92%) Nagios
2 11 (13.92%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (10.13%) ZABBIX
4 5 (6.33%) Cacti
5 2 (2.53%) Ganglia
5 2 (2.53%) OpenView
5 2 (2.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.53%) Graphite
5 2 (2.53%) collectd
5 2 (2.53%) Ansible
6 1 (1.27%) logstash
6 1 (1.27%) Rsyslog
6 1 (1.27%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.06%) SaltStack
3 3 (3.80%) Rackspace
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.53%) Juniper
4 2 (2.53%) BMC
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco
4 2 (2.53%) Splunk
5 1 (1.27%) Symantec
5 1 (1.27%) VMware
5 1 (1.27%) Google
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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