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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 80 104 113
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +9
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 55 37 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.56% 1.50% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.45% 4.51% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 45 33 22
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
853 821 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 39.77% 33.37% 37.02%
Number of salaries quoted 734 676 731
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Reading

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 85 (78.70%) Python
2 66 (61.11%) PHP
3 54 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 48 (44.44%) Java
5 47 (43.52%) HTML
6 45 (41.67%) Linux
6 45 (41.67%) MVC
7 38 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (31.48%) CSS
8 34 (31.48%) Git (software)
9 33 (30.56%) AngularJS
10 32 (29.63%) TDD
11 31 (28.70%) .NET
12 30 (27.78%) MySQL
12 30 (27.78%) JSON
12 30 (27.78%) jQuery
13 29 (26.85%) Perl
14 28 (25.93%) C#
14 28 (25.93%) OOP
14 28 (25.93%) Ruby on Rails
15 26 (24.07%) SQL Server
16 25 (23.15%) SQL
16 25 (23.15%) BDD
17 24 (22.22%) NoSQL
18 23 (21.30%) ASP.NET
19 22 (20.37%) VB.NET
19 22 (20.37%) Software Engineering
19 22 (20.37%) HTML5
19 22 (20.37%) CSS3
19 22 (20.37%) ASP.NET MVC

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 16 (14.81%) WebLogic
2 16 (14.81%) WebSphere
2 16 (14.81%) JBoss
3 15 (13.89%) IIS
4 12 (11.11%) 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%) CMS
8 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.04%) SaaS
2 11 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.85%) IaaS
5 1 (0.93%) PaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) Internet
2 6 (5.56%) TCP/IP
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%) Wireless
5 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.78%) MySQL
2 26 (24.07%) SQL Server
3 24 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 15 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (12.96%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.93%) Big Data
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (31.48%) Git (software)
2 18 (16.67%) Selenium
3 16 (14.81%) JIRA
3 16 (14.81%) Ant
3 16 (14.81%) JUnit
4 4 (3.70%) Subversion
5 3 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.85%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
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 11 (10.19%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.56%) Retail
4 4 (3.70%) Finance
5 3 (2.78%) Advertising
6 2 (1.85%) Electronics
7 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (57.41%) Developer
2 20 (18.52%) Senior Developer
3 19 (17.59%) Java Developer
4 17 (15.74%) Java Software Engineer
4 17 (15.74%) Software Engineer
5 14 (12.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (12.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 12 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 10 (9.26%) Pre Sales Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) Support Engineer
10 8 (7.41%) .NET Developer
10 8 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (6.48%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (5.56%) PHP Developer
12 6 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
13 5 (4.63%) Linux Administrator
13 5 (4.63%) Technical Engineer
13 5 (4.63%) Technical Support
13 5 (4.63%) Technical Support Engineer
13 5 (4.63%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (43.52%) HTML
2 34 (31.48%) CSS
3 33 (30.56%) AngularJS
4 31 (28.70%) .NET
5 30 (27.78%) JSON
5 30 (27.78%) jQuery
6 28 (25.93%) Ruby on Rails
7 23 (21.30%) ASP.NET
8 22 (20.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (20.37%) HTML5
8 22 (20.37%) CSS3
9 18 (16.67%) REST
10 17 (15.74%) Backbone.js
10 17 (15.74%) Ember.js
11 16 (14.81%) PhoneGap
11 16 (14.81%) XML
12 14 (12.96%) .NET Framework
12 14 (12.96%) CodeIgniter
12 14 (12.96%) CakePHP
12 14 (12.96%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.19%) Digital Media
3 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.78%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) FMCG
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) EPoS
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 45 (41.67%) Linux
2 16 (14.81%) Windows
3 15 (13.89%) Mac OS X
4 10 (9.26%) UNIX
5 3 (2.78%) CentOS
5 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.85%) Debian
6 2 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.67%) MVC
2 38 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (29.63%) TDD
4 28 (25.93%) OOP
5 25 (23.15%) BDD
6 22 (20.37%) Software Engineering
7 20 (18.52%) DevOps
7 20 (18.52%) Open Source
8 18 (16.67%) Web Development
9 16 (14.81%) SOA
9 16 (14.81%) Mobile Development
10 14 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (9.26%) Identity Management
12 8 (7.41%) Web Application Development
13 6 (5.56%) Configuration Management
14 5 (4.63%) Mentoring
15 3 (2.78%) Scrum
15 3 (2.78%) Customer Engagement
15 3 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (2.78%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 85 (78.70%) Python
2 66 (61.11%) PHP
3 54 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 48 (44.44%) Java
5 29 (26.85%) Perl
6 28 (25.93%) C#
7 25 (23.15%) SQL
8 22 (20.37%) VB.NET
9 14 (12.96%) Objective-C
10 13 (12.04%) C++
11 12 (11.11%) C
11 12 (11.11%) Bash Shell
12 8 (7.41%) VB
13 6 (5.56%) PHP5
14 3 (2.78%) AWK
15 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.93%) Scala
16 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.93%) Go
Qualifications
1 15 (13.89%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.78%) Samba
3 2 (1.85%) Firmware
3 2 (1.85%) Varnish
3 2 (1.85%) KVM
3 2 (1.85%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 14 (12.96%) Puppet
2 10 (9.26%) Nagios
3 9 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.48%) Ansible
5 5 (4.63%) Cacti
6 3 (2.78%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.85%) OpenView
7 2 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.85%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.48%) VMware
3 3 (2.78%) Rackspace
3 3 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.85%) BMC
4 2 (1.85%) Splunk
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle
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