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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 91 81
Rank change year-on-year +26 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 57 20 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.19% 1.69% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.52% 2.38% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 43 16 34
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £36,250 £34,569
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1032 839 918
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 75.83% 70.86% 64.42%
Number of salaries quoted 829 756 814
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Ruby as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 57 (50.89%) Java
1 57 (50.89%) Python
2 52 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (44.64%) C#
4 48 (42.86%) TDD
4 48 (42.86%) BDD
5 38 (33.93%) Software Engineering
5 38 (33.93%) .NET
6 36 (32.14%) Perl
6 36 (32.14%) Test Automation
7 35 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (30.36%) Node.js
9 31 (27.68%) Open Source
9 31 (27.68%) Degree
9 31 (27.68%) Jenkins
10 30 (26.79%) NoSQL
11 29 (25.89%) Git (software)
12 28 (25.00%) Computer Science
12 28 (25.00%) MVC
12 28 (25.00%) DevOps
13 27 (24.11%) ASP.NET Web API
13 27 (24.11%) Web Application Development
13 27 (24.11%) Enterprise Software
13 27 (24.11%) SQL Server 2014
13 27 (24.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 27 (24.11%) Code First Entity Framework
13 27 (24.11%) JavaScript
13 27 (24.11%) SQL Server
13 27 (24.11%) ASP.NET
13 27 (24.11%) .NET Framework

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 24 (21.43%) nginx
2 18 (16.07%) IIS
3 12 (10.71%) Apache
3 12 (10.71%) ColdFusion
3 12 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (10.71%) OpenStack
4 8 (7.14%) Drupal
5 1 (0.89%) DNN
Cloud Services
1 26 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (10.71%) Loggly
3 11 (9.82%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (9.82%) AWS Lambda
3 11 (9.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (0.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (26.79%) NoSQL
2 27 (24.11%) SQL Server
2 27 (24.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 16 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (10.71%) InfluxDB
4 12 (10.71%) Redis
5 11 (9.82%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (5.36%) MySQL
7 2 (1.79%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (27.68%) Jenkins
2 29 (25.89%) Git (software)
3 24 (21.43%) Selenium
4 23 (20.54%) Vagrant
5 20 (17.86%) TeamCity
6 12 (10.71%) Cucumber
6 12 (10.71%) JIRA
6 12 (10.71%) PHPUnit
7 9 (8.04%) NCrunch
7 9 (8.04%) ReSharper
7 9 (8.04%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.57%) CircleCI
8 4 (3.57%) RSpec
9 2 (1.79%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.79%) Maven
10 1 (0.89%) HP UFT
General
1 6 (5.36%) Finance
2 1 (0.89%) Automotive
2 1 (0.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (53.57%) Developer
2 27 (24.11%) .NET Developer
2 27 (24.11%) ASP.NET Developer
2 27 (24.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 27 (24.11%) C# .NET Developer
2 27 (24.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 27 (24.11%) C# Developer
3 20 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (16.07%) Graduate
5 16 (14.29%) Consultant
5 16 (14.29%) Graduate Consultant
5 16 (14.29%) Graduate Technical Consultant
5 16 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
6 14 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 13 (11.61%) AWS DevOps
8 12 (10.71%) Developer in Test
9 10 (8.93%) Senior Developer
9 10 (8.93%) Software Engineer
10 9 (8.04%) Python Developer
11 8 (7.14%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (33.93%) .NET
2 34 (30.36%) Node.js
3 27 (24.11%) .NET Framework
3 27 (24.11%) ASP.NET
3 27 (24.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 27 (24.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 27 (24.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 27 (24.11%) Code First Entity Framework
3 27 (24.11%) Entity Framework
3 27 (24.11%) RESTful
3 27 (24.11%) WCF
4 25 (22.32%) Ruby on Rails
5 12 (10.71%) Behat
5 12 (10.71%) Django
5 12 (10.71%) Lucene
5 12 (10.71%) pytest
6 8 (7.14%) Symfony
7 7 (6.25%) Web Services
8 5 (4.46%) HTML
9 4 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 27 (24.11%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (15.18%) Life Science
4 16 (14.29%) Algorithms
5 13 (11.61%) User Experience
6 12 (10.71%) Smart City
7 11 (9.82%) Private Cloud
8 4 (3.57%) Blog
9 3 (2.68%) Internet of Things
9 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.54%) Linux
2 20 (17.86%) Windows
3 12 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 12 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.79%) CentOS
4 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.79%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.79%) Unix
5 1 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (42.86%) BDD
2 48 (42.86%) TDD
3 38 (33.93%) Software Engineering
4 36 (32.14%) Test Automation
5 35 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (27.68%) Open Source
7 28 (25.00%) DevOps
7 28 (25.00%) MVC
8 27 (24.11%) Web Application Development
9 21 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (15.18%) Mathematics
11 16 (14.29%) Physics
11 16 (14.29%) Presales
12 13 (11.61%) Configuration Management
12 13 (11.61%) Machine Learning
13 12 (10.71%) Artificial Intelligence
13 12 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (10.71%) Exploratory Testing
13 12 (10.71%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 57 (50.89%) Java
1 57 (50.89%) Python
2 50 (44.64%) C#
3 36 (32.14%) Perl
4 27 (24.11%) JavaScript
5 20 (17.86%) Bash Shell
6 18 (16.07%) PowerShell
7 15 (13.39%) PHP
8 13 (11.61%) C++
9 2 (1.79%) C
10 1 (0.89%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (27.68%) Degree
2 11 (9.82%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 12 (10.71%) Docker
1 12 (10.71%) KVM
1 12 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (17.86%) Puppet
2 12 (10.71%) Grafana
3 11 (9.82%) Packer
4 2 (1.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (10.71%) SaltStack
1 12 (10.71%) VMware
2 9 (8.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.04%) RedGate
3 8 (7.14%) New Relic
4 1 (0.89%) Lattice Semiconductor
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