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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 101 114 111
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 37 22 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.57% 0.97% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.21% 2.73% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 20
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
879 805 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 37.29% 35.54% 50.88%
Number of salaries quoted 734 716 1006
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 25 July 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Reading

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 56 (67.47%) Python
2 42 (50.60%) PHP
3 41 (49.40%) Linux
4 30 (36.14%) Git (software)
5 24 (28.92%) C#
6 23 (27.71%) .NET
7 21 (25.30%) Perl
8 20 (24.10%) Java
8 20 (24.10%) Drupal
8 20 (24.10%) Open Source
9 18 (21.69%) Apache
9 18 (21.69%) Internet
10 17 (20.48%) Windows
10 17 (20.48%) Web Services
10 17 (20.48%) SaaS
10 17 (20.48%) Puppet
10 17 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (20.48%) Node.js
10 17 (20.48%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (20.48%) DevOps
11 16 (19.28%) MVC
11 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
11 16 (19.28%) PowerShell
11 16 (19.28%) QA
12 15 (18.07%) TDD
12 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET
12 15 (18.07%) SQL
12 15 (18.07%) VB.NET
12 15 (18.07%) MySQL
12 15 (18.07%) Web Application Development

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 20 (24.10%) Drupal
2 18 (21.69%) Apache
3 17 (20.48%) Node.js
4 11 (13.25%) nginx
5 10 (12.05%) Eucalyptus
6 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
7 4 (4.82%) WordPress
8 2 (2.41%) Plone
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (20.48%) SaaS
2 13 (15.66%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (13.25%) PaaS
4 4 (4.82%) Office 365
4 4 (4.82%) IaaS
4 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.69%) Internet
2 6 (7.23%) NetScaler
3 4 (4.82%) Network Security
3 4 (4.82%) Firewall
3 4 (4.82%) VLAN
3 4 (4.82%) IPv4
3 4 (4.82%) IPv6
4 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.20%) HTTP
5 1 (1.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) MySQL
2 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.87%) NoSQL
2 14 (16.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (36.14%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.25%) Subversion
3 10 (12.05%) Selenium
3 10 (12.05%) WebDriver
4 4 (4.82%) RSpec
5 1 (1.20%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.43%) Retail
3 7 (8.43%) Marketing
4 3 (3.61%) Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Electronics
5 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (30.12%) Developer
2 17 (20.48%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (18.07%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.05%) Test Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Senior Test Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Web Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.23%) Administrator
7 6 (7.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.23%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (6.02%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (4.82%) UI Developer
9 4 (4.82%) UI Programmer
9 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Front-End Web Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.71%) .NET
2 17 (20.48%) Web Services
3 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET
4 14 (16.87%) LAMP
4 14 (16.87%) WCF
4 14 (16.87%) RESTful
4 14 (16.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (16.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 14 (16.87%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (14.46%) HTML
5 12 (14.46%) CSS
6 10 (12.05%) Sensu
7 8 (9.64%) jQuery
7 8 (9.64%) HTML5
8 6 (7.23%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (7.23%) Django
9 5 (6.02%) CSS3
10 3 (3.61%) Backbone.js
10 3 (3.61%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (3.61%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.10%) Open Source
2 6 (7.23%) FMCG
3 4 (4.82%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) DTV
5 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 41 (49.40%) Linux
2 17 (20.48%) Windows
3 10 (12.05%) UNIX
4 2 (2.41%) Solaris
4 2 (2.41%) Android
4 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.48%) DevOps
2 16 (19.28%) MVC
3 15 (18.07%) TDD
3 15 (18.07%) Web Application Development
4 14 (16.87%) BDD
4 14 (16.87%) Configuration Management
5 10 (12.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.64%) Web Development
8 4 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.82%) Online Marketing
8 4 (4.82%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.82%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (4.82%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (4.82%) Project Management
8 4 (4.82%) Data Management
8 4 (4.82%) Content Management
8 4 (4.82%) Migration
8 4 (4.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 56 (67.47%) Python
2 42 (50.60%) PHP
3 24 (28.92%) C#
4 21 (25.30%) Perl
5 20 (24.10%) Java
6 16 (19.28%) PowerShell
7 15 (18.07%) VB.NET
7 15 (18.07%) SQL
8 14 (16.87%) VB
9 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
10 5 (6.02%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) OSCP
2 1 (1.20%) OSCE
2 1 (1.20%) OSWP
2 1 (1.20%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.28%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (14.46%) Hyper-V
2 10 (12.05%) Varnish
3 8 (9.64%) vSphere
4 7 (8.43%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.82%) Xen
6 1 (1.20%) KVM
6 1 (1.20%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 17 (20.48%) Puppet
1 17 (20.48%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (13.25%) Nagios
3 10 (12.05%) OpenView
3 10 (12.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (12.05%) Cacti
3 10 (12.05%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.20%) Opsview
4 1 (1.20%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.46%) VMware
3 10 (12.05%) Splunk
3 10 (12.05%) Citrix
3 10 (12.05%) BMC
4 6 (7.23%) Juniper
4 6 (7.23%) Cisco
5 4 (4.82%) Sun
6 3 (3.61%) NetApp
6 3 (3.61%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.41%) Zend
7 2 (2.41%) SAP
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle
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