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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 103 117 108
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 37 22 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.50% 0.94% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.38% 2.60% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 19
Average salary £55,000 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.53% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £35,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
844 847 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.28% 36.32% 50.21%
Number of salaries quoted 703 748 954
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 £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 20 August 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Reading

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 51 (62.96%) Python
2 40 (49.38%) PHP
3 39 (48.15%) Linux
4 24 (29.63%) C#
4 24 (29.63%) Git (software)
5 20 (24.69%) Perl
6 19 (23.46%) Java
6 19 (23.46%) Drupal
7 18 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 17 (20.99%) QA
8 17 (20.99%) Open Source
8 17 (20.99%) JavaScript
8 17 (20.99%) HTML
8 17 (20.99%) .NET
8 17 (20.99%) CSS
8 17 (20.99%) Windows
9 15 (18.52%) SaaS
10 14 (17.28%) Node.js
10 14 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (17.28%) Hyper-V
10 14 (17.28%) VMware
10 14 (17.28%) Apache
10 14 (17.28%) SQL
11 13 (16.05%) Web Services
11 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
11 13 (16.05%) TDD
11 13 (16.05%) MVC
11 13 (16.05%) Telecoms
11 13 (16.05%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (16.05%) Puppet

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 19 (23.46%) Drupal
2 14 (17.28%) Apache
2 14 (17.28%) Node.js
3 8 (9.88%) nginx
4 7 (8.64%) Eucalyptus
5 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 5 (6.17%) WordPress
7 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.47%) Plone
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.23%) CMS
9 1 (1.23%) Movable Type
9 1 (1.23%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) Photoshop
3 4 (4.94%) MS Office
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.52%) SaaS
2 13 (16.05%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (8.64%) PaaS
5 4 (4.94%) Office 365
5 4 (4.94%) IaaS
5 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) Internet
2 7 (8.64%) NetScaler
3 4 (4.94%) Firewall
3 4 (4.94%) VLAN
3 4 (4.94%) Network Security
3 4 (4.94%) IPv4
3 4 (4.94%) IPv6
4 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.23%) HTTP
5 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) MySQL
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
1 11 (13.58%) NoSQL
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (4.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.58%) WebDriver
2 11 (13.58%) Selenium
3 8 (9.88%) Subversion
4 4 (4.94%) RSpec
5 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.23%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.23%) TestComplete
General
1 13 (16.05%) Telecoms
2 12 (14.81%) Finance
3 8 (9.88%) Marketing
4 7 (8.64%) Banking
5 4 (4.94%) Retail
6 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.47%) Electronics
7 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Developer
2 17 (20.99%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (13.58%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Test Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) Web Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Senior Test Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Consultant
6 5 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Front-End Web Developer
7 4 (4.94%) UI Developer
7 4 (4.94%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.99%) HTML
1 17 (20.99%) .NET
1 17 (20.99%) CSS
2 13 (16.05%) Web Services
3 12 (14.81%) LAMP
3 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET
3 12 (14.81%) RESTful
4 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (13.58%) HTML5
4 11 (13.58%) WCF
4 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (12.35%) jQuery
6 7 (8.64%) Sensu
7 6 (7.41%) Django
7 6 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (6.17%) Ajax
8 5 (6.17%) CSS3
8 5 (6.17%) Sass
9 3 (3.70%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Open Source
2 3 (3.70%) FMCG
3 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.47%) DTV
4 1 (1.23%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.23%) Animation
4 1 (1.23%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.23%) SCADA
4 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.23%) Social Media
4 1 (1.23%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 39 (48.15%) Linux
2 17 (20.99%) Windows
3 10 (12.35%) UNIX
4 3 (3.70%) Solaris
5 2 (2.47%) Android
5 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) MVC
1 13 (16.05%) TDD
1 13 (16.05%) DevOps
2 12 (14.81%) Web Application Development
3 11 (13.58%) BDD
3 11 (13.58%) Configuration Management
4 10 (12.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (11.11%) Web Development
5 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.17%) Scrum
6 5 (6.17%) CRM
6 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.94%) Online Marketing
7 4 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.94%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (4.94%) SOA
7 4 (4.94%) Migration
7 4 (4.94%) Data Management
7 4 (4.94%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (62.96%) Python
2 40 (49.38%) PHP
3 24 (29.63%) C#
4 20 (24.69%) Perl
5 19 (23.46%) Java
6 18 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 17 (20.99%) JavaScript
8 14 (17.28%) SQL
9 11 (13.58%) VB
9 11 (13.58%) VB.NET
10 6 (7.41%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.47%) C
12 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.23%) C++
12 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.99%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (17.28%) Hyper-V
2 10 (12.35%) vSphere
3 7 (8.64%) Varnish
3 7 (8.64%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.94%) Xen
5 1 (1.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) Puppet
1 13 (16.05%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (9.88%) Nagios
3 7 (8.64%) Cacti
3 7 (8.64%) Ganglia
3 7 (8.64%) OpenView
3 7 (8.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.23%) Opsview
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) VMware
2 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.58%) Citrix
4 7 (8.64%) Juniper
4 7 (8.64%) BMC
4 7 (8.64%) Splunk
4 7 (8.64%) Cisco
5 4 (4.94%) NetApp
6 2 (2.47%) SAP
6 2 (2.47%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.47%) Zend
7 1 (1.23%) Facebook
7 1 (1.23%) Twitter
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle
7 1 (1.23%) Adobe
7 1 (1.23%) Sun
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