Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 116 137
Rank change year-on-year +27 +21 +80
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 207 182 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.16% 2.35% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.36% 5.51% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 185 151 231
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +9.52% +23.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £71,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

Ruby is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,253 3,303 4,612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.66% 42.65% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,881 2,837 4,079
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,343 £28,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Berkshire

Ruby
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Berkshire

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Berkshire

Ruby
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 72 £47,500 - 9
Ascot - 37 £47,500 - 1
Wokingham +5 34 £35,000 - 3
Maidenhead +17 22 £60,000 -
Slough +8 13 £70,000 - 3
Newbury -11 13 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Bracknell +1 2 £97,500 +50.00%
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 126 (60.87%) Git (software)
2 120 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (50.72%) C#
4 89 (43.00%) RESTful
5 87 (42.03%) TDD
6 85 (41.06%) .NET
7 84 (40.58%) BDD
7 84 (40.58%) Node.js
8 83 (40.10%) NoSQL
9 82 (39.61%) SQL Server
10 77 (37.20%) ASP.NET
10 77 (37.20%) Web Application Development
11 76 (36.71%) MVC
12 74 (35.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 74 (35.75%) WCF
12 74 (35.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 74 (35.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 66 (31.88%) Python
14 61 (29.47%) Linux
15 57 (27.54%) HTML
16 54 (26.09%) CSS
17 53 (25.60%) Jenkins
18 51 (24.64%) Java
19 44 (21.26%) OO
20 40 (19.32%) SQL Server 2016
21 39 (18.84%) DevOps
21 39 (18.84%) JavaScript
22 38 (18.36%) Business Intelligence
23 37 (17.87%) Bash Shell
24 35 (16.91%) Puppet

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (7.73%) nginx
2 13 (6.28%) Apache
3 6 (2.90%) Confluence
4 2 (0.97%) WordPress
5 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.98%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.21%) Amazon EC2
2 17 (8.21%) Amazon ELB
2 17 (8.21%) Amazon S3
2 17 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (8.21%) Route 53
3 4 (1.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.97%) PaaS
4 2 (0.97%) SaaS
5 1 (0.48%) GitHub
5 1 (0.48%) IaaS
5 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.14%) Firewall
2 14 (6.76%) SSL
3 13 (6.28%) FTP
3 13 (6.28%) SNMP
3 13 (6.28%) VPN
4 9 (4.35%) LAN
4 9 (4.35%) WAN
5 7 (3.38%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.90%) HTTP
7 2 (0.97%) DNS
7 2 (0.97%) Internet
8 1 (0.48%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (40.10%) NoSQL
2 82 (39.61%) SQL Server
3 40 (19.32%) SQL Server 2016
4 34 (16.43%) SQL Server 2014
5 20 (9.66%) MySQL
6 13 (6.28%) Amazon RDS
6 13 (6.28%) DB2
7 11 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (4.35%) MongoDB
9 8 (3.86%) Redis
10 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.48%) Big Data
11 1 (0.48%) HBase
Development Applications
1 126 (60.87%) Git (software)
2 53 (25.60%) Jenkins
3 25 (12.08%) RSpec
4 24 (11.59%) Sublime Text
4 24 (11.59%) TextMate
5 19 (9.18%) Selenium
6 16 (7.73%) Maven
7 15 (7.25%) Sonatype Nexus
7 15 (7.25%) WebDriver
8 13 (6.28%) Ant
8 13 (6.28%) Toad
9 10 (4.83%) JIRA
10 9 (4.35%) JMeter
11 8 (3.86%) TeamCity
12 7 (3.38%) Cucumber
12 7 (3.38%) WiX
13 6 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (2.90%) Subversion
13 6 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (5.31%) Marketing
2 8 (3.86%) Automotive
2 8 (3.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (1.45%) Finance
4 2 (0.97%) Back Office
4 2 (0.97%) Banking
4 2 (0.97%) Billing
4 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 138 (66.67%) Developer
2 74 (35.75%) .NET Developer
3 34 (16.43%) Social Media Developer
4 30 (14.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 30 (14.49%) Ruby Developer
5 28 (13.53%) Senior Developer
6 26 (12.56%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 13 (6.28%) Lead DevOps
7 13 (6.28%) Software Developer
8 12 (5.80%) Software Engineer
9 11 (5.31%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (4.83%) Administrator
10 10 (4.83%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.83%) Python Developer
11 8 (3.86%) Azure Administrator
11 8 (3.86%) Cloud Administrator
11 8 (3.86%) Software Tester
11 8 (3.86%) Test Automation Developer
11 8 (3.86%) Test Engineer
11 8 (3.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (43.00%) RESTful
2 85 (41.06%) .NET
3 84 (40.58%) Node.js
4 77 (37.20%) ASP.NET
5 74 (35.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 74 (35.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 74 (35.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 74 (35.75%) WCF
6 57 (27.54%) HTML
7 54 (26.09%) CSS
8 33 (15.94%) Ruby on Rails
9 18 (8.70%) .NET Framework
10 14 (6.76%) Web Services
11 13 (6.28%) LAMP
12 11 (5.31%) Code First Entity Framework
12 11 (5.31%) Entity Framework
12 11 (5.31%) WinForms
12 11 (5.31%) WPF
13 9 (4.35%) AngularJS
13 9 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.43%) BBC
1 34 (16.43%) Social Media
2 9 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.38%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.42%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.45%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.45%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.45%) User Experience
6 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.97%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.97%) Fintech
6 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.97%) NHS
7 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 61 (29.47%) Linux
2 28 (13.53%) Windows
3 21 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (8.21%) Ubuntu
5 13 (6.28%) Debian
6 8 (3.86%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.38%) Unix
8 5 (2.42%) CentOS
9 4 (1.93%) Android
9 4 (1.93%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.97%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.48%) AIX
11 1 (0.48%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.48%) HPUX
11 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (42.03%) TDD
3 84 (40.58%) BDD
4 77 (37.20%) Web Application Development
5 76 (36.71%) MVC
6 44 (21.26%) OO
7 39 (18.84%) DevOps
8 38 (18.36%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (12.08%) Test Automation
11 16 (7.73%) Software Engineering
12 15 (7.25%) Migration
13 14 (6.76%) Open Source
14 12 (5.80%) Mentoring
15 11 (5.31%) Configuration Management
15 11 (5.31%) High Availability
15 11 (5.31%) OOP
16 10 (4.83%) SDLC
17 9 (4.35%) ITIL
17 9 (4.35%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (50.72%) C#
2 66 (31.88%) Python
3 51 (24.64%) Java
4 39 (18.84%) JavaScript
5 37 (17.87%) Bash Shell
6 34 (16.43%) PHP
7 28 (13.53%) PowerShell
8 24 (11.59%) Perl
9 16 (7.73%) SQL
10 7 (3.38%) C
10 7 (3.38%) F#
11 5 (2.42%) Go
12 4 (1.93%) C++
13 3 (1.45%) Groovy
13 3 (1.45%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.45%) Scala
14 1 (0.48%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.48%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 10 (4.83%) Degree
2 8 (3.86%) MCSA
2 8 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.42%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.48%) CCNA
4 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.83%) QA
System Software
1 28 (13.53%) Docker
2 16 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.86%) vSphere
4 5 (2.42%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.42%) KVM
5 4 (1.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 35 (16.91%) Puppet
2 31 (14.98%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (13.53%) Ansible
4 8 (3.86%) ZABBIX
5 7 (3.38%) HAProxy
6 4 (1.93%) Grafana
7 3 (1.45%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.97%) Rancher
8 2 (0.97%) Terraform
9 1 (0.48%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (16.91%) Apple
2 34 (16.43%) Facebook
2 34 (16.43%) Google
2 34 (16.43%) Sony
2 34 (16.43%) Yahoo!
3 24 (11.59%) VMware
4 19 (9.18%) Oracle
5 15 (7.25%) Microsoft
6 10 (4.83%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.42%) CA
8 4 (1.93%) Splunk
9 2 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.97%) Zend
10 1 (0.48%) Adobe
10 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.48%) Cisco
10 1 (0.48%) NVIDIA
10 1 (0.48%) Perforce
10 1 (0.48%) Samsung
10 1 (0.48%) SAP