The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 54 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 7 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.41% 0.61% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.35% 2.03% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 6
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £43,800 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Programming Languages Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
209 197 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 42.22% 30.26% 44.78%
Number of salaries quoted 175 184 214
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
Berkshire

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 28 July 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Slough

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (65.22%) PHP
2 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) Python
3 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 13 (56.52%) Perl
3 13 (56.52%) Firewall
3 13 (56.52%) Bash Shell
4 12 (52.17%) HIPAA
4 12 (52.17%) PCI DSS
4 12 (52.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 12 (52.17%) SIEM
5 11 (47.83%) CentOS
5 11 (47.83%) Red Hat
6 10 (43.48%) CISSP
6 10 (43.48%) Sophos
6 10 (43.48%) Imperva
6 10 (43.48%) tcpdump
6 10 (43.48%) Metasploit
6 10 (43.48%) Nmap
6 10 (43.48%) Ubuntu
6 10 (43.48%) Nessus
6 10 (43.48%) CEH
6 10 (43.48%) Snort
6 10 (43.48%) OSCP
6 10 (43.48%) OSCE
7 9 (39.13%) Open Source
8 8 (34.78%) Content Management
8 8 (34.78%) Django
8 8 (34.78%) Oracle
8 8 (34.78%) Windows

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (30.43%) Node.js
1 7 (30.43%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
2 1 (4.35%) Drupal
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Magento
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Firewall
2 10 (43.48%) tcpdump
3 7 (30.43%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.35%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (4.35%) SSH
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Metasploit
2 2 (8.70%) Hudson
2 2 (8.70%) Gradle
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Security Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Security Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) UI Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Django
1 8 (34.78%) Backbone.js
2 7 (30.43%) Web Services
2 7 (30.43%) XML
2 7 (30.43%) J2EE
2 7 (30.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) CSS3
4 1 (4.35%) Sass
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) CPAN
4 1 (4.35%) X-Windows
4 1 (4.35%) JSP
4 1 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Open Source
2 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Wiki
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) CentOS
3 10 (43.48%) Ubuntu
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
5 7 (30.43%) Apple iOS
5 7 (30.43%) Android
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.35%) UNIX
7 1 (4.35%) AIX
7 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 12 (52.17%) SIEM
2 8 (34.78%) Content Management
2 8 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (30.43%) Product Management
3 7 (30.43%) Mobile Application Development
3 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
3 7 (30.43%) Workflow
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security
4 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.35%) Online Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Kanban
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) PHP
2 14 (60.87%) Python
3 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 13 (56.52%) Perl
3 13 (56.52%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.04%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) C-shell
5 1 (4.35%) Korn
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) CISSP
1 10 (43.48%) CEH
1 10 (43.48%) OSCP
1 10 (43.48%) OSCE
2 5 (21.74%) CCNA
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) RHCE
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) HIPAA
1 12 (52.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Nmap
1 10 (43.48%) Snort
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Sendmail
2 1 (4.35%) Xen
2 1 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Nessus
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) YUM
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Red Hat
2 10 (43.48%) Sophos
2 10 (43.48%) Imperva
3 8 (34.78%) Oracle
4 7 (30.43%) Demandware
5 1 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) BEA
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) Vignette
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Sun
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