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 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 57 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 6 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.20% 0.31% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.87% 0.86% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 6
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%
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 Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
209 232 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 41.63% 36.14% 49.05%
Number of salaries quoted 188 221 244
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 20 August 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Slough

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 13 (59.09%) PHP
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Python
3 10 (45.45%) Perl
3 10 (45.45%) Firewall
3 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
4 9 (40.91%) HIPAA
4 9 (40.91%) Open Source
4 9 (40.91%) PCI DSS
4 9 (40.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 9 (40.91%) SIEM
5 8 (36.36%) Backbone.js
5 8 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (36.36%) Content Management
5 8 (36.36%) Django
5 8 (36.36%) CentOS
5 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
5 8 (36.36%) Oracle
5 8 (36.36%) E-Commerce
6 7 (31.82%) Windows
6 7 (31.82%) Web Services
6 7 (31.82%) XML
6 7 (31.82%) J2EE
6 7 (31.82%) Internet
6 7 (31.82%) Sophos
6 7 (31.82%) CISSP
6 7 (31.82%) Workflow
6 7 (31.82%) CMS
6 7 (31.82%) Magento

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 7 (31.82%) CMS
1 7 (31.82%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) Drupal
2 1 (4.55%) WordPress
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Magento
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) tcpdump
2 7 (31.82%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.55%) SSH
3 1 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Metasploit
2 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) Gradle
3 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.09%) Hudson
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) Ant
4 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) Capybara
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Ivy
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Security Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Senior Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Technical Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) UI Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Django
1 8 (36.36%) Backbone.js
2 7 (31.82%) Web Services
2 7 (31.82%) XML
2 7 (31.82%) J2EE
2 7 (31.82%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) Sass
4 2 (9.09%) JSP
4 2 (9.09%) XHTML
5 1 (4.55%) CPAN
5 1 (4.55%) X-Windows
5 1 (4.55%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Open Source
2 7 (31.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) DTV
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) CentOS
3 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) Ubuntu
3 7 (31.82%) Android
3 7 (31.82%) Apple iOS
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 9 (40.91%) SIEM
2 8 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 8 (36.36%) Content Management
3 7 (31.82%) Workflow
3 7 (31.82%) Mobile Application Development
3 7 (31.82%) Product Management
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security
5 2 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
5 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Kanban
6 1 (4.55%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) PHP
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) Python
3 10 (45.45%) Perl
3 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
4 4 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) Korn
6 1 (4.55%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) CISSP
1 7 (31.82%) CEH
1 7 (31.82%) OSCP
1 7 (31.82%) OSCE
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CCNA
3 3 (13.64%) RHCE
4 1 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) PCI DSS
1 9 (40.91%) HIPAA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Snort
1 7 (31.82%) Nmap
2 1 (4.55%) Xen
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Sendmail
2 1 (4.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Nessus
2 1 (4.55%) YUM
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
1 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 7 (31.82%) Sophos
2 7 (31.82%) Imperva
2 7 (31.82%) Demandware
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Vignette
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Sun
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Dell
3 1 (4.55%) BEA
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