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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 61 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 8 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.28% 3.22% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.65% 6.47% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 12
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
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
219 309 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 34.93% 49.68% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 192 277 220
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 February 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Slough

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Python
3 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) HTML
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) Perl
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (33.33%) QA
3 6 (33.33%) Selenium
3 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
4 5 (27.78%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
4 5 (27.78%) jQuery
4 5 (27.78%) Web Development
4 5 (27.78%) LAMP
4 5 (27.78%) MVC
4 5 (27.78%) PHP
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 4 (22.22%) JSP
5 4 (22.22%) C#
5 4 (22.22%) XHTML
5 4 (22.22%) Sass
6 2 (11.11%) SaltStack

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
1 6 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (27.78%) jQuery
2 5 (27.78%) CSS
2 5 (27.78%) LAMP
3 4 (22.22%) Sass
3 4 (22.22%) JSP
3 4 (22.22%) XHTML
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
2 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) Web Development
3 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
3 5 (27.78%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) OOD
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) Perl
3 5 (27.78%) PHP
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) SaltStack