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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 102 121 110
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 38 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.60% 0.91% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.39% 2.58% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 34 20 18
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,250 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £45,750
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
865 815 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.41% 35.48% 50.14%
Number of salaries quoted 721 728 981
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 30 July 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Reading

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 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 55 (67.07%) Python
2 40 (48.78%) Linux
2 40 (48.78%) PHP
3 28 (34.15%) Git (software)
4 24 (29.27%) C#
5 23 (28.05%) .NET
6 20 (24.39%) Java
7 19 (23.17%) Perl
8 18 (21.95%) Drupal
8 18 (21.95%) Open Source
9 17 (20.73%) PowerShell
9 17 (20.73%) Node.js
9 17 (20.73%) Windows
10 16 (19.51%) MVC
10 16 (19.51%) Apache
10 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
10 16 (19.51%) Internet
10 16 (19.51%) QA
11 15 (18.29%) TDD
11 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET
11 15 (18.29%) Web Services
11 15 (18.29%) VB.NET
11 15 (18.29%) SQL
11 15 (18.29%) Puppet
11 15 (18.29%) Web Application Development
11 15 (18.29%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (18.29%) SaaS
11 15 (18.29%) DevOps
12 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web API

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 18 (21.95%) Drupal
2 17 (20.73%) Node.js
3 16 (19.51%) Apache
4 9 (10.98%) nginx
5 8 (9.76%) Eucalyptus
6 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.88%) WordPress
7 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.44%) Plone
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (18.29%) SaaS
2 11 (13.41%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (10.98%) PaaS
4 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.88%) Office 365
4 4 (4.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.51%) Internet
2 6 (7.32%) NetScaler
3 4 (4.88%) VLAN
3 4 (4.88%) Network Security
3 4 (4.88%) Firewall
3 4 (4.88%) IPv4
3 4 (4.88%) IPv6
4 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.22%) HTTP
5 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) SQL Server 2012
1 14 (17.07%) NoSQL
1 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.85%) MySQL
3 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (34.15%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.20%) WebDriver
2 10 (12.20%) Selenium
3 9 (10.98%) Subversion
4 4 (4.88%) RSpec
5 1 (1.22%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (13.41%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.54%) Marketing
3 7 (8.54%) Retail
4 3 (3.66%) Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Developer
2 18 (21.95%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (18.29%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.20%) Test Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) Senior Test Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Web Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.10%) Administrator
7 5 (6.10%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.10%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (4.88%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Front-End Web Developer
8 4 (4.88%) UI Developer
8 4 (4.88%) UI Programmer
8 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.05%) .NET
2 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET
2 15 (18.29%) Web Services
3 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web API
3 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (17.07%) RESTful
3 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 14 (17.07%) WCF
4 12 (14.63%) HTML
4 12 (14.63%) CSS
4 12 (14.63%) LAMP
5 8 (9.76%) HTML5
5 8 (9.76%) Sensu
5 8 (9.76%) jQuery
6 6 (7.32%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (7.32%) Django
7 5 (6.10%) CSS3
8 3 (3.66%) Ajax
8 3 (3.66%) Sass
8 3 (3.66%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) Open Source
2 6 (7.32%) FMCG
3 2 (2.44%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.44%) DTV
4 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 40 (48.78%) Linux
2 17 (20.73%) Windows
3 10 (12.20%) UNIX
4 3 (3.66%) Solaris
5 2 (2.44%) Android
5 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) MVC
2 15 (18.29%) TDD
2 15 (18.29%) Web Application Development
2 15 (18.29%) DevOps
3 14 (17.07%) BDD
4 12 (14.63%) Configuration Management
5 10 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.76%) Web Development
8 4 (4.88%) Online Marketing
8 4 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.88%) Content Management
8 4 (4.88%) Data Management
8 4 (4.88%) Migration
8 4 (4.88%) Scrum
8 4 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.88%) SOA
9 3 (3.66%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 55 (67.07%) Python
2 40 (48.78%) PHP
3 24 (29.27%) C#
4 20 (24.39%) Java
5 19 (23.17%) Perl
6 17 (20.73%) PowerShell
7 15 (18.29%) VB.NET
7 15 (18.29%) SQL
8 14 (17.07%) VB
9 12 (14.63%) JavaScript
10 5 (6.10%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) CISSP
2 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.22%) OSCP
2 1 (1.22%) OSCE
2 1 (1.22%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.51%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (15.85%) Hyper-V
2 9 (10.98%) vSphere
3 8 (9.76%) Varnish
4 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.88%) Xen
6 1 (1.22%) Nmap
6 1 (1.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (18.29%) Puppet
1 15 (18.29%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (10.98%) Nagios
3 8 (9.76%) Cacti
3 8 (9.76%) Ganglia
3 8 (9.76%) OpenView
3 8 (9.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.22%) Nessus
4 1 (1.22%) Opsview
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.85%) VMware
3 10 (12.20%) Citrix
4 8 (9.76%) Splunk
4 8 (9.76%) BMC
5 6 (7.32%) Cisco
5 6 (7.32%) Juniper
6 3 (3.66%) NetApp
6 3 (3.66%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.44%) Zend
7 2 (2.44%) Sun
7 2 (2.44%) SAP
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle
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