Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 95 119
Rank change year-on-year +18 +24 -45
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 119 52 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.89% 2.30% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.17% 3.36% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 104 40 37
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +18.42%
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,925 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,125 £51,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +25.00%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2302 1546 1873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 75.23% 68.29% 65.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1830 1328 1662
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +0.56% +9.15%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £28,820
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £43,900
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.51% +7.07%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Cambridge

Ruby
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Cambridge

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Cambridge over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 89 (74.79%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (46.22%) C#
3 52 (43.70%) Python
4 47 (39.50%) TDD
5 43 (36.13%) JavaScript
6 39 (32.77%) .NET
7 37 (31.09%) Node.js
8 35 (29.41%) Java
8 35 (29.41%) Web Development
9 34 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
10 33 (27.73%) SQL Server
10 33 (27.73%) ASP.NET
10 33 (27.73%) MVC
11 32 (26.89%) OO
11 32 (26.89%) Web Application Development
11 32 (26.89%) RESTful
11 32 (26.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (26.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 32 (26.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 28 (23.53%) Algorithms
13 25 (21.01%) Computer Science
14 24 (20.17%) Software Engineering
14 24 (20.17%) Open Source
14 24 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
14 24 (20.17%) AngularJS
15 23 (19.33%) Multithreading
15 23 (19.33%) CSS
15 23 (19.33%) HTML
15 23 (19.33%) Linux
16 22 (18.49%) MSMQ

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 22 (18.49%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.84%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (18.49%) GitHub
3 7 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.88%) Ethernet
3 6 (5.04%) Firewall
4 4 (3.36%) SNMP
4 4 (3.36%) WAN
5 1 (0.84%) DHCP
5 1 (0.84%) DNS
5 1 (0.84%) Internet
5 1 (0.84%) LDAP
5 1 (0.84%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.84%) SMS
5 1 (0.84%) VPN
5 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.73%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.49%) MongoDB
2 22 (18.49%) SQL Server 2016
3 20 (16.81%) Geospatial Data
3 20 (16.81%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 10 (8.40%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (7.56%) Big Data
7 3 (2.52%) MySQL
8 2 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.68%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 22 (18.49%) TeamCity
2 20 (16.81%) Bitbucket
3 16 (13.45%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.40%) Cucumber
4 10 (8.40%) JIRA
4 10 (8.40%) Selenium
5 7 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.36%) Maven
6 4 (3.36%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.84%) GitLab
8 1 (0.84%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.84%) JUnit
8 1 (0.84%) Mockito
General
1 4 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (2.52%) Games
3 1 (0.84%) Automotive
3 1 (0.84%) Electronics
3 1 (0.84%) Finance
3 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 80 (67.23%) Developer
2 32 (26.89%) .NET Developer
3 25 (21.01%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 22 (18.49%) Messaging Developer
5 13 (10.92%) C# Developer
6 11 (9.24%) Software Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 10 (8.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (8.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (8.40%) Software Developer
8 9 (7.56%) Graduate
9 8 (6.72%) Python Developer
10 7 (5.88%) Developer in Test
11 6 (5.04%) QA Engineer
12 5 (4.20%) Consultant
12 5 (4.20%) Junior
12 5 (4.20%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (4.20%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (4.20%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (32.77%) .NET
2 37 (31.09%) Node.js
3 34 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
4 33 (27.73%) ASP.NET
5 32 (26.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (26.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 32 (26.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 32 (26.89%) RESTful
6 24 (20.17%) AngularJS
7 23 (19.33%) CSS
7 23 (19.33%) HTML
8 22 (18.49%) KnockoutJS
8 22 (18.49%) MSMQ
8 22 (18.49%) RabbitMQ
8 22 (18.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 22 (18.49%) WPF
9 10 (8.40%) .NET Framework
9 10 (8.40%) Code First Entity Framework
9 10 (8.40%) Entity Framework
9 10 (8.40%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.53%) Algorithms
2 25 (21.01%) Computer Science
3 21 (17.65%) Mobile App
4 20 (16.81%) Blog
4 20 (16.81%) User Experience
5 10 (8.40%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (5.04%) Smart City
7 5 (4.20%) Fintech
8 4 (3.36%) Biotechnology
9 2 (1.68%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.68%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.84%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.84%) 3D Printing
10 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.84%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.33%) Linux
2 5 (4.20%) Mac OS X
2 5 (4.20%) Windows
3 4 (3.36%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (2.52%) CentOS
4 3 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.52%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.84%) Android
5 1 (0.84%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (74.79%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (39.50%) TDD
3 35 (29.41%) Web Development
4 33 (27.73%) MVC
5 32 (26.89%) OO
5 32 (26.89%) Web Application Development
6 24 (20.17%) Open Source
6 24 (20.17%) Software Engineering
7 23 (19.33%) Multithreading
8 22 (18.49%) Dependency Injection
8 22 (18.49%) Kanban
8 22 (18.49%) Mentoring
9 21 (17.65%) Scrum
10 20 (16.81%) Coaching
10 20 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (16.81%) Informatics
10 20 (16.81%) Test Automation
11 18 (15.13%) BDD
12 15 (12.61%) Mathematics
13 13 (10.92%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 55 (46.22%) C#
2 52 (43.70%) Python
3 43 (36.13%) JavaScript
4 35 (29.41%) Java
5 22 (18.49%) F#
6 17 (14.29%) C
6 17 (14.29%) SQL
7 15 (12.61%) C++
8 12 (10.08%) PHP
9 8 (6.72%) Perl
10 5 (4.20%) Scala
11 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.36%) Haskell
12 1 (0.84%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.84%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (17.65%) Degree
2 7 (5.88%) PhD
3 3 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.84%) ISEB
4 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.84%) iptables
2 1 (0.84%) KVM
2 1 (0.84%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (18.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 22 (18.49%) Kibana
1 22 (18.49%) WSUS
2 8 (6.72%) Puppet
3 6 (5.04%) Ansible
4 5 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.68%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.68%) Nagios
5 2 (1.68%) Terraform
6 1 (0.84%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.68%) AppDynamics
2 2 (1.68%) Google
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle
2 2 (1.68%) Qualys
2 2 (1.68%) Splunk
2 2 (1.68%) WorldPay
3 1 (0.84%) Huawei
3 1 (0.84%) IBM
3 1 (0.84%) Plumtree
3 1 (0.84%) Rackspace
3 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.84%) Wind River