The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 93 104 115
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 46 35 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.84% 1.64% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.71% 4.16% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 45 31 24
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
976 842 1190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 39.10% 39.44% 50.19%
Number of salaries quoted 849 721 1072
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Ruby
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Reading

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 39 (66.10%) Python
2 37 (62.71%) PHP
3 35 (59.32%) Git (software)
4 28 (47.46%) Linux
5 23 (38.98%) Internet
5 23 (38.98%) Open Source
6 22 (37.29%) Drupal
6 22 (37.29%) Perl
7 21 (35.59%) .NET
7 21 (35.59%) Puppet
8 20 (33.90%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (33.90%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (32.20%) MySQL
9 19 (32.20%) C#
9 19 (32.20%) Apache
10 18 (30.51%) Web Services
11 17 (28.81%) Node.js
12 16 (27.12%) Ganglia
12 16 (27.12%) Java
12 16 (27.12%) LAMP
12 16 (27.12%) TDD
13 15 (25.42%) Subversion
13 15 (25.42%) MVC
13 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
13 15 (25.42%) VB.NET
13 15 (25.42%) ASP.NET
13 15 (25.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 15 (25.42%) BMC
13 15 (25.42%) Nagios
13 15 (25.42%) Configuration Management

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (37.29%) Drupal
2 19 (32.20%) Apache
3 17 (28.81%) Node.js
4 15 (25.42%) Eucalyptus
4 15 (25.42%) nginx
5 4 (6.78%) WordPress
6 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
2 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (33.90%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (25.42%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (25.42%) SaaS
3 12 (20.34%) PaaS
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.39%) Office 365
5 1 (1.69%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.98%) Internet
2 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) VLAN
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
3 2 (3.39%) DNS
3 2 (3.39%) IPv4
3 2 (3.39%) IPv6
4 1 (1.69%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.69%) LDAP
4 1 (1.69%) DHCP
4 1 (1.69%) HTTP
4 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) MySQL
2 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
3 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (23.73%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.08%) Big Data
5 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.39%) Redis
6 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.69%) DB2
6 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (59.32%) Git (software)
2 15 (25.42%) Subversion
3 3 (5.08%) Selenium
3 3 (5.08%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.69%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Marketing
3 5 (8.47%) Retail
4 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.39%) Electronics
5 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.69%) Games
6 1 (1.69%) Billing
6 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) .NET Developer
3 13 (22.03%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (20.34%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.47%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Front-End Web Developer
7 4 (6.78%) UI Developer
7 4 (6.78%) UI Programmer
8 3 (5.08%) Principal Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Principal Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.59%) .NET
2 18 (30.51%) Web Services
3 16 (27.12%) LAMP
4 15 (25.42%) ASP.NET
5 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (23.73%) RESTful
5 14 (23.73%) WCF
6 6 (10.17%) HTML
7 5 (8.47%) HTML5
7 5 (8.47%) CSS
8 4 (6.78%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (6.78%) CSS3
8 4 (6.78%) jQuery
8 4 (6.78%) Django
9 1 (1.69%) Sass
9 1 (1.69%) Resque
9 1 (1.69%) PostGIS
9 1 (1.69%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.98%) Open Source
2 6 (10.17%) Digital Media
3 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.47%) FMCG
4 2 (3.39%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (47.46%) Linux
2 6 (10.17%) UNIX
3 4 (6.78%) Windows
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) TDD
2 15 (25.42%) MVC
2 15 (25.42%) Configuration Management
2 15 (25.42%) Web Application Development
3 14 (23.73%) BDD
4 9 (15.25%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.17%) Project Management
7 5 (8.47%) Web Development
7 5 (8.47%) Content Management
8 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.78%) Data Management
8 4 (6.78%) Scrum
8 4 (6.78%) Online Marketing
8 4 (6.78%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.78%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.39%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (66.10%) Python
2 37 (62.71%) PHP
3 22 (37.29%) Perl
4 19 (32.20%) C#
5 16 (27.12%) Java
6 15 (25.42%) VB.NET
7 14 (23.73%) VB
8 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
9 6 (10.17%) SQL
10 3 (5.08%) Scala
10 3 (5.08%) C++
11 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) OSCP
2 1 (1.69%) OSCE
2 1 (1.69%) OSWP
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) MCSE
2 1 (1.69%) MCSA
2 1 (1.69%) CISSP
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) QA
System Software
1 15 (25.42%) Varnish
2 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.39%) Xen
4 1 (1.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.69%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 21 (35.59%) Puppet
2 20 (33.90%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (27.12%) Ganglia
4 15 (25.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 15 (25.42%) Nagios
4 15 (25.42%) OpenView
4 15 (25.42%) Cacti
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.69%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.69%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) BMC
1 15 (25.42%) Splunk
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.17%) Sun
4 4 (6.78%) Rackspace
5 3 (5.08%) SAP
6 2 (3.39%) VMware
6 2 (3.39%) Citrix
6 2 (3.39%) JBoss
7 1 (1.69%) Sybase
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle
7 1 (1.69%) IBM
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Kainos
Posted: 9 days ago