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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 103 109 103
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 36 24 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.44% 1.05% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.28% 2.87% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 23
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £69,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
841 836 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.65% 36.70% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 692 741 910
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 1 September 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Reading

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 47 (59.49%) Python
2 38 (48.10%) PHP
3 36 (45.57%) Linux
4 24 (30.38%) C#
5 20 (25.32%) HTML
5 20 (25.32%) Java
5 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
5 20 (25.32%) Git (software)
6 19 (24.05%) CSS
7 18 (22.78%) Perl
7 18 (22.78%) PowerShell
8 17 (21.52%) Drupal
8 17 (21.52%) Windows
9 15 (18.99%) SQL
9 15 (18.99%) Telecoms
9 15 (18.99%) QA
9 15 (18.99%) Open Source
9 15 (18.99%) SaaS
10 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (17.72%) Hyper-V
10 14 (17.72%) VMware
10 14 (17.72%) .NET
11 13 (16.46%) Finance
11 13 (16.46%) HTML5
12 12 (15.19%) Node.js
12 12 (15.19%) LAMP
12 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
13 11 (13.92%) Citrix
13 11 (13.92%) Apache
13 11 (13.92%) MVC

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 17 (21.52%) Drupal
2 12 (15.19%) Node.js
3 11 (13.92%) Apache
4 6 (7.59%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.59%) nginx
5 5 (6.33%) WordPress
5 5 (6.33%) Eucalyptus
6 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.53%) Plone
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.27%) CMS
8 1 (1.27%) Movable Type
8 1 (1.27%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.33%) Photoshop
3 4 (5.06%) MS Office
4 1 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.99%) SaaS
2 10 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.59%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (7.59%) PaaS
4 4 (5.06%) Office 365
4 4 (5.06%) IaaS
4 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) Internet
2 7 (8.86%) NetScaler
3 4 (5.06%) Firewall
3 4 (5.06%) VLAN
3 4 (5.06%) Network Security
3 4 (5.06%) IPv4
3 4 (5.06%) IPv6
4 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.53%) Wireless
6 1 (1.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
1 9 (11.39%) NoSQL
1 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (10.13%) MySQL
3 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (25.32%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.92%) WebDriver
2 11 (13.92%) Selenium
3 6 (7.59%) Subversion
4 4 (5.06%) RSpec
5 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.27%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.27%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (18.99%) Telecoms
2 13 (16.46%) Finance
3 9 (11.39%) Banking
4 8 (10.13%) Marketing
5 3 (3.80%) Retail
6 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.53%) Electronics
7 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (30.38%) Developer
2 16 (20.25%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (13.92%) Web Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Test Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Senior Test Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Consultant
6 6 (7.59%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 4 (5.06%) UI Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Web Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Front-End Web Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Tester
8 4 (5.06%) Penetration Tester
8 4 (5.06%) UI Programmer
9 3 (3.80%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.32%) HTML
2 19 (24.05%) CSS
3 14 (17.72%) .NET
4 13 (16.46%) HTML5
5 12 (15.19%) LAMP
6 11 (13.92%) jQuery
7 10 (12.66%) RESTful
7 10 (12.66%) Web Services
7 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET
8 9 (11.39%) WCF
8 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (8.86%) Ajax
9 7 (8.86%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (7.59%) Django
10 6 (7.59%) Sass
11 5 (6.33%) CSS3
11 5 (6.33%) Sensu
12 4 (5.06%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Open Source
2 2 (2.53%) DTV
2 2 (2.53%) SCADA
2 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.53%) FMCG
3 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.27%) Animation
3 1 (1.27%) Video Editing
3 1 (1.27%) Social Media
3 1 (1.27%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 36 (45.57%) Linux
2 17 (21.52%) Windows
3 10 (12.66%) UNIX
4 3 (3.80%) Solaris
5 2 (2.53%) Android
5 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.92%) MVC
1 11 (13.92%) TDD
2 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.66%) Web Development
2 10 (12.66%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (12.66%) Web Application Development
2 10 (12.66%) DevOps
3 9 (11.39%) BDD
3 9 (11.39%) Configuration Management
4 6 (7.59%) CRM
4 6 (7.59%) Software Engineering
5 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.33%) Scrum
6 4 (5.06%) Data Management
6 4 (5.06%) Content Management
6 4 (5.06%) SOA
6 4 (5.06%) Migration
6 4 (5.06%) Online Marketing
6 4 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.06%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (59.49%) Python
2 38 (48.10%) PHP
3 24 (30.38%) C#
4 20 (25.32%) Java
4 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
5 18 (22.78%) Perl
5 18 (22.78%) PowerShell
6 15 (18.99%) SQL
7 9 (11.39%) VB
7 9 (11.39%) VB.NET
8 6 (7.59%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.80%) C
10 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.99%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (17.72%) Hyper-V
2 10 (12.66%) vSphere
3 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.33%) Varnish
5 4 (5.06%) Xen
6 1 (1.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) Puppet
1 10 (12.66%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.59%) Nagios
3 5 (6.33%) Cacti
3 5 (6.33%) Ganglia
3 5 (6.33%) OpenView
3 5 (6.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.27%) Opsview
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) VMware
2 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.92%) Citrix
4 7 (8.86%) Juniper
4 7 (8.86%) Cisco
5 5 (6.33%) Splunk
5 5 (6.33%) BMC
6 4 (5.06%) NetApp
7 2 (2.53%) SAP
7 2 (2.53%) Zend
8 1 (1.27%) Facebook
8 1 (1.27%) Twitter
8 1 (1.27%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle
8 1 (1.27%) Adobe
8 1 (1.27%) Sun
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