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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 51 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 16 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.62% 1.41% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.24% 3.35% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 4
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +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 Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
221 209 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 36.23% 42.22% 30.26%
Number of salaries quoted 193 175 184
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 30 July 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Slough

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 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 24 (100.00%) Python
2 23 (95.83%) PHP
3 16 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 14 (58.33%) Perl
4 14 (58.33%) Windows
5 13 (54.17%) Linux
5 13 (54.17%) Firewall
5 13 (54.17%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (54.17%) PCI DSS
6 11 (45.83%) jQuery
6 11 (45.83%) Ajax
6 11 (45.83%) CSS
6 11 (45.83%) XML
6 11 (45.83%) HTML
6 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
7 10 (41.67%) JSON
7 10 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (41.67%) NoSQL
7 10 (41.67%) Node.js
8 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
8 9 (37.50%) DevOps
8 9 (37.50%) Java
8 9 (37.50%) SQL
9 8 (33.33%) SOAP
9 8 (33.33%) Web Services
9 8 (33.33%) Client/Server
9 8 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
9 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (33.33%) CMS
9 8 (33.33%) LAMP

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 10 (41.67%) Node.js
2 8 (33.33%) CMS
2 8 (33.33%) Drupal
2 8 (33.33%) WordPress
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) Firewall
2 10 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (20.83%) Internet
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) NoSQL
2 8 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.33%) Big Data
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) JIRA
1 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 8 (33.33%) Grunt
1 8 (33.33%) Bower
1 8 (33.33%) gulp
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
1 5 (20.83%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Developer
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Technical Security Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Security Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Incident Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Incident Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) HTML
1 11 (45.83%) CSS
1 11 (45.83%) XML
1 11 (45.83%) Ajax
1 11 (45.83%) jQuery
2 10 (41.67%) JSON
3 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 8 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (33.33%) HTML5
4 8 (33.33%) REST
4 8 (33.33%) CSS3
4 8 (33.33%) LAMP
4 8 (33.33%) SOAP
4 8 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (12.50%) .NET
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.33%) Regular Expression
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
3 5 (20.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (37.50%) DevOps
3 8 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 8 (33.33%) SIEM
3 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (20.83%) Security Architecture
5 5 (20.83%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (20.83%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) Data Security
5 5 (20.83%) Information Security
5 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (20.83%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Python
2 23 (95.83%) PHP
3 16 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 14 (58.33%) Perl
5 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
6 9 (37.50%) Java
6 9 (37.50%) SQL
7 8 (33.33%) Objective-C
7 8 (33.33%) Apple Swift
8 3 (12.50%) C#
9 2 (8.33%) XPath
10 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) CISSP
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) CISM
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) PCI DSS
2 8 (33.33%) HIPAA
3 5 (20.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) McAfee
2 5 (20.83%) LogLogic