The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 134 127 139
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2070 2191 2184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.10% 2.26% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.16% 4.22% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1791 1873 1937
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Ruby
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
49789 51948 56753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.48% 53.57% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 43071 44137 50335
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in England

Ruby
Salary Trend in England

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

Ruby Salary Trend in England

Ruby
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in England

Ruby
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -33 1127 £55,000 - 188
South East +32 355 £44,000 -2.22% 54
South West +3 136 £45,000 +13.92% 22
East of England +27 119 £45,000 +18.42% 16
Yorkshire +26 114 £47,500 +39.70% 26
North West -22 92 £42,500 +6.25% 24
East Midlands +74 53 £40,000 - 7
West Midlands -27 47 £40,000 -5.88% 6
North East +11 29 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 2524 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1961 (43.28%) Python
3 1724 (38.05%) Java
4 1677 (37.01%) Linux
5 1577 (34.80%) TDD
6 1518 (33.50%) JavaScript
7 1508 (33.28%) Git (software)
8 1473 (32.51%) C#
9 1361 (30.04%) BDD
10 1127 (24.87%) HTML
11 1086 (23.97%) .NET
12 1053 (23.24%) MVC
13 1020 (22.51%) PHP
14 988 (21.81%) MySQL
15 980 (21.63%) NoSQL
16 979 (21.61%) CSS
17 977 (21.56%) SQL Server
18 971 (21.43%) Node.js
19 965 (21.30%) Perl
20 947 (20.90%) Puppet
21 928 (20.48%) OO
22 871 (19.22%) DevOps
23 870 (19.20%) Ruby on Rails
24 863 (19.05%) SQL
25 850 (18.76%) Open Source
26 829 (18.30%) Scrum
27 802 (17.70%) Opscode Chef
28 794 (17.52%) ASP.NET
29 789 (17.41%) RESTful
30 759 (16.75%) Continuous Integration

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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
1 971 (21.43%) Node.js
2 446 (9.84%) Apache
3 370 (8.17%) nginx
4 285 (6.29%) Tomcat
5 191 (4.22%) IIS
6 131 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
7 126 (2.78%) OpenStack
7 126 (2.78%) Confluence
8 116 (2.56%) CMS
9 97 (2.14%) WordPress
10 84 (1.85%) JBoss
11 75 (1.66%) Apache Solr
12 53 (1.17%) Drupal
13 49 (1.08%) WebLogic
14 48 (1.06%) Jetty
15 29 (0.64%) WebSphere
15 29 (0.64%) CloudStack
16 28 (0.62%) Apache Pig
17 25 (0.55%) NServiceBus
18 23 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 145 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.42%) MS Office
3 18 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 18 (0.40%) SPSS
4 15 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.29%) Mingle
6 10 (0.22%) CPLEX
7 8 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.022%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.022%) MS Project
9 1 (0.022%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 42 (0.93%) Shopify
2 26 (0.57%) Magento
3 12 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 7 (0.15%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.066%) Summit
7 2 (0.044%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.022%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.022%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 417 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
2 184 (4.06%) GitHub
3 118 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 106 (2.34%) SaaS
5 93 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
6 91 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
7 67 (1.48%) Amazon S3
8 63 (1.39%) IaaS
9 57 (1.26%) PaaS
10 45 (0.99%) Heroku
11 33 (0.73%) SoftLayer
12 21 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
13 17 (0.38%) Rackspace Cloud
14 14 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
15 13 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
16 12 (0.26%) Joyent
17 8 (0.18%) Route 53
17 8 (0.18%) Trello
18 7 (0.15%) OpenShift
19 6 (0.13%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 340 (7.50%) Internet
2 228 (5.03%) TCP/IP
3 165 (3.64%) HTTP
4 139 (3.07%) DNS
5 138 (3.05%) Firewall
6 84 (1.85%) SAN
7 60 (1.32%) VPN
8 45 (0.99%) IPv6
9 44 (0.97%) LDAP
10 42 (0.93%) DHCP
11 40 (0.88%) Network Security
12 37 (0.82%) IPsec
12 37 (0.82%) WAN
12 37 (0.82%) IPv4
13 36 (0.79%) iSCSI
14 31 (0.68%) SSL
14 31 (0.68%) LAN
15 27 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
16 26 (0.57%) NAS
17 23 (0.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 988 (21.81%) MySQL
2 980 (21.63%) NoSQL
3 977 (21.56%) SQL Server
4 569 (12.56%) MongoDB
5 417 (9.20%) PostgreSQL
6 300 (6.62%) Big Data
7 283 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 280 (6.18%) Redis
9 228 (5.03%) Hadoop
10 186 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 108 (2.38%) RDBMS
12 74 (1.63%) RavenDB
13 59 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
14 54 (1.19%) Data Mining
15 45 (0.99%) Oracle Database
16 43 (0.95%) CouchDB
17 29 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
17 29 (0.64%) MariaDB
18 27 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
18 27 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1508 (33.28%) Git (software)
2 645 (14.24%) Cucumber
3 620 (13.68%) Jenkins
4 481 (10.62%) Selenium
5 358 (7.90%) TeamCity
6 311 (6.86%) JIRA
7 302 (6.67%) Subversion
8 299 (6.60%) WebDriver
9 228 (5.03%) Hudson
9 228 (5.03%) NUnit
10 187 (4.13%) RSpec
11 181 (3.99%) WATIR
12 171 (3.77%) SpecFlow
13 165 (3.64%) Rhino Mocks
14 146 (3.22%) Maven
15 139 (3.07%) Jasmine
16 125 (2.76%) Calabash
17 122 (2.69%) Moq
18 117 (2.58%) CruiseControl
19 101 (2.23%) JUnit
General
1 448 (9.89%) Finance
2 254 (5.61%) Games
3 206 (4.55%) Retail
4 161 (3.55%) Marketing
4 161 (3.55%) Advertising
5 126 (2.78%) Publishing
6 87 (1.92%) Banking
7 83 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 73 (1.61%) Back Office
9 57 (1.26%) Law
10 26 (0.57%) Electronics
11 25 (0.55%) Automotive
12 23 (0.51%) Investment Banking
13 18 (0.40%) Manufacturing
14 14 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.31%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.24%) Front Office
16 9 (0.20%) Legal
16 9 (0.20%) Multimedia
16 9 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2276 (50.23%) Developer
2 617 (13.62%) .NET Developer
3 378 (8.34%) Administrator
4 340 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
5 333 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 302 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 300 (6.62%) Ruby Developer
8 291 (6.42%) Linux Administrator
9 240 (5.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 220 (4.86%) Web Developer
11 211 (4.66%) Software Engineer
12 190 (4.19%) Software Developer
13 182 (4.02%) Java Developer
14 181 (3.99%) Tester
15 170 (3.75%) Ruby on Rails Developer
16 149 (3.29%) Analyst
17 140 (3.09%) PHP Developer
18 137 (3.02%) Test Engineer
19 120 (2.65%) Linux Engineer
20 118 (2.60%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1127 (24.87%) HTML
2 1086 (23.97%) .NET
3 979 (21.61%) CSS
4 870 (19.20%) Ruby on Rails
5 794 (17.52%) ASP.NET
6 789 (17.41%) RESTful
7 726 (16.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 632 (13.95%) jQuery
9 609 (13.44%) Web Services
10 552 (12.18%) ASP.NET Web API
11 509 (11.23%) HTML5
12 507 (11.19%) WCF
13 421 (9.29%) AngularJS
14 325 (7.17%) XML
15 299 (6.60%) CSS3
16 288 (6.36%) REST
17 283 (6.25%) .NET Framework
18 269 (5.94%) LAMP
19 254 (5.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 241 (5.32%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 850 (18.76%) Open Source
2 375 (8.28%) Computer Science
3 298 (6.58%) User Experience
4 190 (4.19%) Mobile App
5 133 (2.94%) Social Media
6 129 (2.85%) BBC
7 125 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
8 105 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
9 91 (2.01%) Algorithms
10 66 (1.46%) Blog
11 59 (1.30%) Clustering
11 59 (1.30%) Digital Media
12 57 (1.26%) Replication
12 57 (1.26%) Mathematics
13 49 (1.08%) Visualisation
14 41 (0.90%) Data Structures
15 35 (0.77%) Management Information System
15 35 (0.77%) Blackberry
16 32 (0.71%) Client/Server
17 31 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1677 (37.01%) Linux
2 657 (14.50%) Windows
3 527 (11.63%) UNIX
4 279 (6.16%) Ubuntu
5 261 (5.76%) CentOS
6 246 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 205 (4.52%) Apple iOS
8 204 (4.50%) Android
9 170 (3.75%) Debian
10 91 (2.01%) Solaris
11 63 (1.39%) Mac OS X
12 48 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
13 37 (0.82%) Fedora
14 24 (0.53%) SUSE
14 24 (0.53%) Windows 7
15 21 (0.46%) Windows Phone
15 21 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
17 11 (0.24%) Mac OS
18 10 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2524 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1577 (34.80%) TDD
3 1361 (30.04%) BDD
4 1053 (23.24%) MVC
5 928 (20.48%) OO
6 871 (19.22%) DevOps
7 829 (18.30%) Scrum
8 759 (16.75%) Continuous Integration
9 727 (16.05%) E-Commerce
10 529 (11.68%) Software Engineering
11 516 (11.39%) Web Application Development
12 351 (7.75%) Configuration Management
13 269 (5.94%) Test Automation
14 261 (5.76%) Automated Testing
15 251 (5.54%) Pair Programming
16 233 (5.14%) OOP
17 231 (5.10%) Web Development
18 227 (5.01%) Continuous Improvement
19 216 (4.77%) OOD
20 196 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1961 (43.28%) Python
2 1724 (38.05%) Java
3 1518 (33.50%) JavaScript
4 1473 (32.51%) C#
5 1020 (22.51%) PHP
6 965 (21.30%) Perl
7 863 (19.05%) SQL
8 603 (13.31%) Bash Shell
9 406 (8.96%) C++
10 202 (4.46%) Scala
11 198 (4.37%) Shell Script
12 188 (4.15%) C
13 168 (3.71%) PowerShell
14 136 (3.00%) VB.NET
15 128 (2.82%) Groovy
16 83 (1.83%) Objective-C
17 82 (1.81%) Clojure
18 75 (1.66%) F#
19 73 (1.61%) VB
20 64 (1.41%) Golang
Qualifications
1 552 (12.18%) Degree
2 78 (1.72%) ISTQB
3 67 (1.48%) Security Cleared
4 65 (1.43%) ISEB
5 58 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (1.21%) CCNA
7 51 (1.13%) SC Cleared
8 28 (0.62%) AWS Certification
9 26 (0.57%) PhD
10 11 (0.24%) Linux+ Certification
10 11 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.20%) RHCE
12 9 (0.20%) CISSP
12 9 (0.20%) LPIC
12 9 (0.20%) RHCSA
13 8 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 8 (0.18%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 8 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 7 (0.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 467 (10.31%) QA
2 47 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 40 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.33%) SLA
5 11 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.11%) JTAG
8 3 (0.066%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.044%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.022%) WAI
System Software
1 252 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 117 (2.58%) KVM
3 93 (2.05%) Varnish
4 91 (2.01%) Xen
5 66 (1.46%) vSphere
6 60 (1.32%) Docker
7 47 (1.04%) Snort
8 44 (0.97%) Active Directory
9 39 (0.86%) Hyper-V
10 38 (0.84%) XenServer
11 27 (0.60%) NFS
12 23 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
12 23 (0.51%) Samba
12 23 (0.51%) LXC
13 22 (0.49%) Postfix
14 14 (0.31%) Firmware
15 13 (0.29%) VMware ESX
15 13 (0.29%) vCloud
16 12 (0.26%) VirtualBox
17 11 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 947 (20.90%) Puppet
2 802 (17.70%) Opscode Chef
3 376 (8.30%) Nagios
4 238 (5.25%) Ansible
5 177 (3.91%) ZABBIX
6 147 (3.24%) Vagrant
7 146 (3.22%) Salt
8 112 (2.47%) Graphite
9 83 (1.83%) logstash
10 74 (1.63%) Cacti
11 43 (0.95%) Ganglia
11 43 (0.95%) HAProxy
12 42 (0.93%) Cobbler
13 31 (0.68%) collectd
14 30 (0.66%) Capistrano
15 26 (0.57%) Tivoli
15 26 (0.57%) Opsview
16 25 (0.55%) Kibana
17 23 (0.51%) SCCM
17 23 (0.51%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 359 (7.92%) VMware
2 339 (7.48%) Red Hat
3 268 (5.91%) Microsoft
4 229 (5.05%) Oracle
5 192 (4.24%) Facebook
6 190 (4.19%) Google
7 124 (2.74%) Sony
8 108 (2.38%) Apple
9 107 (2.36%) Cisco
10 90 (1.99%) Yahoo!
11 88 (1.94%) Zend
12 78 (1.72%) HP
13 70 (1.54%) Endeca
14 65 (1.43%) RedPrairie
15 48 (1.06%) Akamai
15 48 (1.06%) Rackspace
16 47 (1.04%) Splunk
17 45 (0.99%) New Relic
18 44 (0.97%) SaltStack
19 37 (0.82%) Twitter
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TRG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £52000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bens - health, gym more
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
TRG
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits training and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago