Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 81 95
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14 +17
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 60 106 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.77% 3.89% 2.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.05% 5.05% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 44 90 40
Cambridge median annual salary £44,400 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.20% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £37,500 £26,925
90th Percentile £52,500 £72,500 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 1,481 2,101 1,581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 68.31% 77.02% 69.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,210 1,700 1,371
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.51%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%

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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 38 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (60.00%) Python
3 29 (48.33%) TDD
4 28 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 27 (45.00%) C#
6 26 (43.33%) Java
7 25 (41.67%) AngularJS
8 23 (38.33%) .NET
8 23 (38.33%) Software Engineering
9 21 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (31.67%) PHP
11 17 (28.33%) OO
11 17 (28.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (26.67%) TeamCity
13 15 (25.00%) RESTful
13 15 (25.00%) Test Automation
13 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 14 (23.33%) SQL
14 14 (23.33%) Degree
14 14 (23.33%) RabbitMQ
14 14 (23.33%) Node.js
15 13 (21.67%) GitHub
15 13 (21.67%) Ansible
15 13 (21.67%) User Experience
15 13 (21.67%) HTML
15 13 (21.67%) MVC
16 12 (20.00%) CSS
16 12 (20.00%) Linux
16 12 (20.00%) WorldPay
16 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 9 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (8.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.67%) GitHub
2 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (11.67%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) DNS
1 3 (5.00%) Firewall
1 3 (5.00%) SNMP
2 2 (3.33%) BGP
2 2 (3.33%) OSPF
2 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) MongoDB
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 6 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.67%) MySQL
5 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (26.67%) TeamCity
2 11 (18.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.00%) NCrunch
4 6 (10.00%) ReSharper
4 6 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.67%) Maven
6 3 (5.00%) Hudson
7 2 (3.33%) Selenium
7 2 (3.33%) Subversion
8 1 (1.67%) Ant
8 1 (1.67%) Gradle
8 1 (1.67%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.67%) JIRA
8 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.67%) TestNG
8 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
1 4 (6.67%) Games
1 4 (6.67%) Law
2 2 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (55.00%) Developer
2 11 (18.33%) Software Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Messaging Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Graduate
4 8 (13.33%) Graduate Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Junior
4 8 (13.33%) Junior Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
6 6 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Java Scala Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Scala Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Java Scala Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Scala Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (41.67%) AngularJS
2 23 (38.33%) .NET
3 17 (28.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 15 (25.00%) RESTful
5 14 (23.33%) Node.js
5 14 (23.33%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (21.67%) HTML
7 12 (20.00%) CSS
8 10 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
9 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET
9 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (15.00%) MSMQ
9 9 (15.00%) Web Services
9 9 (15.00%) WPF
10 8 (13.33%) jQuery
11 7 (11.67%) Spring
12 6 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) User Experience
2 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 6 (10.00%) Public Cloud
4 4 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (6.67%) Fintech
4 4 (6.67%) LIMS
4 4 (6.67%) Online Games
5 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (3.33%) Smart Home
7 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.67%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Linux
2 8 (13.33%) Windows
3 6 (10.00%) Unix
4 4 (6.67%) Android
4 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.67%) CentOS
6 1 (1.67%) Debian
6 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (48.33%) TDD
3 23 (38.33%) Software Engineering
4 21 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (28.33%) OO
6 15 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 13 (21.67%) MVC
8 11 (18.33%) DevOps
8 11 (18.33%) Software Architecture
8 11 (18.33%) Web Application Development
9 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 9 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
10 9 (15.00%) Front End Development
10 9 (15.00%) Kanban
10 9 (15.00%) Multithreading
10 9 (15.00%) Open Source
11 7 (11.67%) Coaching
11 7 (11.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
12 6 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (60.00%) Python
2 28 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 27 (45.00%) C#
4 26 (43.33%) Java
5 19 (31.67%) PHP
6 14 (23.33%) SQL
7 9 (15.00%) F#
8 8 (13.33%) C++
9 6 (10.00%) Scala
10 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
10 3 (5.00%) C
10 3 (5.00%) Perl
10 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.33%) R
11 2 (3.33%) VBScript
12 1 (1.67%) AWK
12 1 (1.67%) Go
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Degree
2 9 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) Docker
2 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (1.67%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 13 (21.67%) Ansible
2 10 (16.67%) Puppet
3 9 (15.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 9 (15.00%) Kibana
3 9 (15.00%) WSUS
4 6 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.00%) vCenter Server
5 3 (5.00%) vRealize
6 2 (3.33%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.33%) Nagios
6 2 (3.33%) Terraform
7 1 (1.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) WorldPay
3 5 (8.33%) AppDynamics
3 5 (8.33%) Splunk
4 4 (6.67%) VMware
5 3 (5.00%) BMC
5 3 (5.00%) Cisco
5 3 (5.00%) Citrix
5 3 (5.00%) F5
5 3 (5.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle
6 2 (3.33%) Qualys
6 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat