The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 53 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 13 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.32% 1.41% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.28% 3.43% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 5
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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 Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
207 204 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 36.96% 41.13% 29.47%
Number of salaries quoted 188 162 180
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Ruby
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Slough region.

Ruby Salary Trend in Slough

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Slough region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Slough

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 17 (85.00%) Python
2 15 (75.00%) PHP
3 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 13 (65.00%) Linux
4 12 (60.00%) Perl
4 12 (60.00%) Firewall
4 12 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (60.00%) PCI DSS
5 9 (45.00%) Bash Shell
5 9 (45.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 8 (40.00%) Cyber Security
6 8 (40.00%) HIPAA
7 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
7 7 (35.00%) SIEM
8 6 (30.00%) CISSP
8 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
8 6 (30.00%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
9 5 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
9 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (25.00%) Project Management
10 4 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (20.00%) Internet
10 4 (20.00%) McAfee
10 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (20.00%) HTML

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 3 (15.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Drupal
2 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Grunt
3 1 (5.00%) Bower
3 1 (5.00%) gulp
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Security Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Security Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Incident Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Incident Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Security Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) Ajax
2 3 (15.00%) JSON
2 3 (15.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (10.00%) Regular Expression
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.00%) LAMP
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 8 (40.00%) Cyber Security
3 7 (35.00%) SIEM
3 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (30.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Information Security
6 4 (20.00%) Data Security
6 4 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 3 (15.00%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Python
2 15 (75.00%) PHP
3 12 (60.00%) Perl
4 9 (45.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.00%) Java
8 2 (10.00%) C
8 2 (10.00%) C#
8 2 (10.00%) C++
8 2 (10.00%) XPath
9 1 (5.00%) Apple Swift
9 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CISSP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CISM
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 8 (40.00%) HIPAA
3 4 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (15.00%) QA
5 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Nessus
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) McAfee
1 4 (20.00%) LogLogic
2 2 (10.00%) SaltStack