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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 96 110 104
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 36 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.47% 1.15% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.52% 3.10% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 32 25 26
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
796 840 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.56% 37.07% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 641 741 887
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 17 September 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Reading

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 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 45 (58.44%) Python
2 35 (45.45%) Linux
3 33 (42.86%) PHP
4 22 (28.57%) C#
5 21 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 21 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 20 (25.97%) HTML
6 20 (25.97%) Java
7 19 (24.68%) CSS
8 18 (23.38%) Windows
9 17 (22.08%) Telecoms
9 17 (22.08%) VMware
9 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (22.08%) Hyper-V
10 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (19.48%) Finance
12 14 (18.18%) SQL
12 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
12 14 (18.18%) SaaS
13 13 (16.88%) Perl
13 13 (16.88%) vSphere
14 12 (15.58%) .NET
14 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
14 12 (15.58%) Web Development
14 12 (15.58%) HTML5
15 11 (14.29%) Citrix
15 11 (14.29%) Banking
15 11 (14.29%) QA
15 11 (14.29%) Selenium
15 11 (14.29%) Drupal

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 11 (14.29%) Drupal
2 10 (12.99%) Node.js
3 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.49%) Apache
5 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.19%) WordPress
6 2 (2.60%) Plone
7 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.30%) Movable Type
7 1 (1.30%) nginx
7 1 (1.30%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.30%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.19%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.18%) SaaS
2 4 (5.19%) PaaS
2 4 (5.19%) Office 365
2 4 (5.19%) IaaS
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) Internet
1 7 (9.09%) NetScaler
2 4 (5.19%) Firewall
2 4 (5.19%) VLAN
2 4 (5.19%) Network Security
2 4 (5.19%) IPv4
2 4 (5.19%) IPv6
3 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.60%) Wireless
5 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 7 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.19%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.60%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.29%) Selenium
3 10 (12.99%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.19%) RSpec
5 2 (2.60%) Subversion
6 1 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.30%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (22.08%) Telecoms
2 15 (19.48%) Finance
3 11 (14.29%) Banking
4 7 (9.09%) Marketing
5 3 (3.90%) Retail
6 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.60%) Electronics
7 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Developer
2 15 (19.48%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Senior Test Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Test Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Web Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.19%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.19%) Tester
9 4 (5.19%) Penetration Tester
9 4 (5.19%) Administrator
10 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.97%) HTML
2 19 (24.68%) CSS
3 12 (15.58%) .NET
3 12 (15.58%) HTML5
4 11 (14.29%) jQuery
5 8 (10.39%) RESTful
5 8 (10.39%) Ajax
5 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET
6 7 (9.09%) LAMP
6 7 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (9.09%) WCF
6 7 (9.09%) Sass
6 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (6.49%) Django
7 5 (6.49%) XHTML
7 5 (6.49%) JSP
8 4 (5.19%) Web Services
8 4 (5.19%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Open Source
2 2 (2.60%) DTV
2 2 (2.60%) SCADA
2 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.60%) FMCG
3 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.30%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.30%) Animation
3 1 (1.30%) Video Editing
3 1 (1.30%) Social Media
3 1 (1.30%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 35 (45.45%) Linux
2 18 (23.38%) Windows
3 10 (12.99%) UNIX
4 7 (9.09%) Solaris
5 2 (2.60%) Debian
5 2 (2.60%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.60%) Android
5 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.30%) CentOS
6 1 (1.30%) OpenBSD
6 1 (1.30%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.58%) Web Development
3 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (11.69%) TDD
3 9 (11.69%) MVC
4 8 (10.39%) Web Application Development
5 7 (9.09%) BDD
5 7 (9.09%) CRM
5 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.19%) SOA
7 4 (5.19%) Migration
7 4 (5.19%) Scrum
7 4 (5.19%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (5.19%) DevOps
8 3 (3.90%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (3.90%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.90%) Data Management
8 3 (3.90%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (58.44%) Python
2 33 (42.86%) PHP
3 22 (28.57%) C#
4 21 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 21 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 20 (25.97%) Java
6 14 (18.18%) SQL
7 13 (16.88%) Perl
8 8 (10.39%) Bash Shell
9 7 (9.09%) VB
9 7 (9.09%) VB.NET
10 4 (5.19%) C
11 2 (2.60%) C++
11 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (22.08%) Hyper-V
2 13 (16.88%) vSphere
3 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.19%) Xen
5 3 (3.90%) KVM
6 1 (1.30%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Puppet
1 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.30%) Opsview
2 1 (1.30%) CFEngine
2 1 (1.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) VMware
2 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.29%) Citrix
4 7 (9.09%) Juniper
4 7 (9.09%) Cisco
5 4 (5.19%) NetApp
6 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.60%) SAP
6 2 (2.60%) Zend
7 1 (1.30%) Facebook
7 1 (1.30%) Twitter
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle
7 1 (1.30%) Adobe
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