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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 126 152 161
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +9
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2447 1907 1966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.29% 1.89% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.54% 3.51% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2029 1663 1774
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
53908 54266 58817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.45% 53.71% 54.13%
Number of salaries quoted 45827 47195 51832
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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 +25 1448 £52,500 -4.54% 190
South East +97 398 £42,250 +5.62% 55
South West +25 150 £45,000 +12.50% 23
East of England +52 136 £42,500 -5.55% 27
North West -64 95 £40,000 +3.89% 33
Yorkshire -17 86 £40,000 +8.10% 24
East Midlands +32 55 £38,500 +2.66% 6
North East +19 47 £35,000 -12.50% 12
West Midlands -50 31 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 2610 (52.36%) Agile Software Development
2 2329 (46.72%) Python
3 1955 (39.22%) Java
4 1905 (38.21%) Linux
5 1794 (35.99%) JavaScript
6 1671 (33.52%) TDD
7 1532 (30.73%) Git (software)
8 1464 (29.37%) C#
9 1388 (27.84%) BDD
10 1311 (26.30%) HTML
11 1263 (25.34%) PHP
12 1185 (23.77%) Perl
13 1181 (23.69%) CSS
14 1090 (21.87%) MySQL
15 1060 (21.26%) .NET
16 1047 (21.00%) MVC
17 1022 (20.50%) OO
18 1014 (20.34%) Puppet
19 1001 (20.08%) Open Source
20 995 (19.96%) Ruby on Rails
21 920 (18.46%) Node.js
22 909 (18.23%) DevOps
23 889 (17.83%) SQL Server
24 876 (17.57%) SQL
25 870 (17.45%) NoSQL
26 850 (17.05%) Scrum
27 841 (16.87%) E-Commerce
28 826 (16.57%) Opscode Chef
29 780 (15.65%) ASP.NET
30 779 (15.63%) Continuous Integration

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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
1 920 (18.46%) Node.js
2 571 (11.45%) Apache
3 357 (7.16%) Tomcat
4 354 (7.10%) nginx
5 254 (5.10%) IIS
6 160 (3.21%) JBoss
7 158 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
8 145 (2.91%) Confluence
9 133 (2.67%) CMS
10 129 (2.59%) OpenStack
11 98 (1.97%) WordPress
12 91 (1.83%) Apache Solr
13 74 (1.48%) WebLogic
14 52 (1.04%) Drupal
15 49 (0.98%) Jetty
16 44 (0.88%) WebSphere
17 34 (0.68%) MS Exchange
18 33 (0.66%) CloudStack
19 27 (0.54%) NServiceBus
20 26 (0.52%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 193 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.42%) MS Office
3 17 (0.34%) SPSS
3 17 (0.34%) Mingle
4 15 (0.30%) CPLEX
5 14 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.020%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.020%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.020%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.020%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 53 (1.06%) Magento
2 40 (0.80%) Shopify
3 26 (0.52%) Google Analytics
4 15 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.16%) Optimost
6 6 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.080%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.060%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.060%) Summit
10 2 (0.040%) SiteCatalyst
11 1 (0.020%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.020%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 471 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
2 201 (4.03%) GitHub
3 141 (2.83%) SaaS
4 117 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
5 88 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
6 78 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 63 (1.26%) IaaS
8 50 (1.00%) Amazon S3
9 44 (0.88%) PaaS
10 37 (0.74%) Joyent
11 26 (0.52%) Heroku
12 22 (0.44%) Rackspace Cloud
13 10 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (0.16%) CloudFront
15 7 (0.14%) Route 53
16 6 (0.12%) Office 365
16 6 (0.12%) ElastiCache
16 6 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 5 (0.10%) Trello
17 5 (0.10%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 367 (7.36%) Internet
2 315 (6.32%) TCP/IP
3 247 (4.95%) HTTP
4 186 (3.73%) DNS
5 161 (3.23%) Firewall
6 116 (2.33%) SAN
7 82 (1.64%) IPv4
8 70 (1.40%) DHCP
9 69 (1.38%) SSL
10 63 (1.26%) LDAP
11 59 (1.18%) SNMP
12 57 (1.14%) NAS
13 52 (1.04%) VPN
13 52 (1.04%) IPv6
14 46 (0.92%) BIG-IP
15 44 (0.88%) SSH
16 35 (0.70%) iSCSI
16 35 (0.70%) NetScaler
17 34 (0.68%) Network Security
18 32 (0.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1090 (21.87%) MySQL
2 889 (17.83%) SQL Server
3 870 (17.45%) NoSQL
4 532 (10.67%) MongoDB
5 418 (8.39%) PostgreSQL
6 337 (6.76%) Redis
7 311 (6.24%) Relational Database
8 280 (5.62%) Big Data
9 228 (4.57%) Hadoop
10 183 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
11 151 (3.03%) RDBMS
12 117 (2.35%) RavenDB
13 108 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
14 58 (1.16%) CouchDB
15 54 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
16 45 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
17 44 (0.88%) MariaDB
18 39 (0.78%) Data Mining
19 35 (0.70%) DB2
20 29 (0.58%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1532 (30.73%) Git (software)
2 779 (15.63%) Cucumber
3 603 (12.10%) Jenkins
4 543 (10.89%) Selenium
5 352 (7.06%) Subversion
6 342 (6.86%) JIRA
7 341 (6.84%) TeamCity
8 309 (6.20%) WebDriver
9 255 (5.12%) NUnit
10 243 (4.87%) WATIR
11 214 (4.29%) Hudson
12 209 (4.19%) Rhino Mocks
13 182 (3.65%) RSpec
14 179 (3.59%) Jasmine
15 175 (3.51%) SpecFlow
16 152 (3.05%) Moq
17 143 (2.87%) Maven
18 135 (2.71%) ReSharper
19 114 (2.29%) CruiseControl
20 106 (2.13%) NCrunch
General
1 590 (11.84%) Finance
2 299 (6.00%) Retail
3 235 (4.71%) Games
4 223 (4.47%) Marketing
5 202 (4.05%) Advertising
6 148 (2.97%) Banking
7 143 (2.87%) Publishing
8 125 (2.51%) Telecoms
9 102 (2.05%) Back Office
10 57 (1.14%) Law
11 43 (0.86%) Investment Banking
12 37 (0.74%) Financial Institution
13 26 (0.52%) Electronics
13 26 (0.52%) Automotive
14 24 (0.48%) Front Office
15 21 (0.42%) Manufacturing
16 14 (0.28%) Legal
16 14 (0.28%) Music Industry
17 10 (0.20%) Aerospace
18 9 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2417 (48.49%) Developer
2 558 (11.19%) .NET Developer
3 442 (8.87%) Administrator
4 396 (7.94%) Senior Developer
5 377 (7.56%) Systems Administrator
6 317 (6.36%) Linux Administrator
7 316 (6.34%) DevOps Engineer
8 273 (5.48%) Ruby Developer
9 272 (5.46%) Web Developer
10 244 (4.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 211 (4.23%) Java Developer
12 206 (4.13%) Tester
13 198 (3.97%) Test Engineer
14 197 (3.95%) Ruby on Rails Developer
15 190 (3.81%) Software Developer
16 186 (3.73%) Software Engineer
17 162 (3.25%) Linux Engineer
18 161 (3.23%) PHP Developer
19 159 (3.19%) Analyst
20 151 (3.03%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1311 (26.30%) HTML
2 1181 (23.69%) CSS
3 1060 (21.26%) .NET
4 995 (19.96%) Ruby on Rails
5 780 (15.65%) ASP.NET
6 768 (15.41%) jQuery
7 727 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 712 (14.28%) RESTful
9 648 (13.00%) Web Services
10 570 (11.43%) HTML5
11 486 (9.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 416 (8.35%) AngularJS
13 386 (7.74%) WCF
14 345 (6.92%) CSS3
15 344 (6.90%) REST
16 341 (6.84%) LAMP
17 330 (6.62%) XML
18 305 (6.12%) Backbone.js
19 268 (5.38%) .NET Framework
20 238 (4.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1001 (20.08%) Open Source
2 482 (9.67%) Computer Science
3 310 (6.22%) User Experience
4 227 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 144 (2.89%) Social Media
6 121 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
7 119 (2.39%) BBC
8 114 (2.29%) Algorithms
9 109 (2.19%) Clustering
10 106 (2.13%) Digital Media
11 99 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
12 92 (1.85%) Blog
13 67 (1.34%) Mathematics
14 57 (1.14%) Visualisation
15 55 (1.10%) Statistics
16 44 (0.88%) Data Structures
17 36 (0.72%) Management Information System
18 33 (0.66%) Replication
18 33 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 33 (0.66%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1905 (38.21%) Linux
2 703 (14.10%) Windows
3 545 (10.93%) UNIX
4 367 (7.36%) Ubuntu
5 298 (5.98%) CentOS
6 296 (5.94%) Android
7 282 (5.66%) Apple iOS
8 276 (5.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 206 (4.13%) Debian
10 175 (3.51%) Solaris
11 59 (1.18%) Mac OS X
12 55 (1.10%) Fedora
13 52 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
14 48 (0.96%) SUSE
15 25 (0.50%) Windows 7
16 24 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
17 23 (0.46%) AIX
18 18 (0.36%) Mac OS
19 17 (0.34%) Windows Phone
20 16 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2610 (52.36%) Agile Software Development
2 1671 (33.52%) TDD
3 1388 (27.84%) BDD
4 1047 (21.00%) MVC
5 1022 (20.50%) OO
6 909 (18.23%) DevOps
7 850 (17.05%) Scrum
8 841 (16.87%) E-Commerce
9 779 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
10 606 (12.16%) Software Engineering
11 431 (8.65%) Web Application Development
12 348 (6.98%) Configuration Management
13 297 (5.96%) Pair Programming
14 280 (5.62%) Web Development
15 262 (5.26%) OOD
16 251 (5.04%) Automated Testing
17 246 (4.93%) OOP
18 242 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
19 236 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
20 233 (4.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2329 (46.72%) Python
2 1955 (39.22%) Java
3 1794 (35.99%) JavaScript
4 1464 (29.37%) C#
5 1263 (25.34%) PHP
6 1185 (23.77%) Perl
7 876 (17.57%) SQL
8 715 (14.34%) Bash Shell
9 511 (10.25%) C++
10 299 (6.00%) C
11 229 (4.59%) Scala
12 178 (3.57%) PowerShell
13 177 (3.55%) Shell Script
14 154 (3.09%) VB.NET
15 151 (3.03%) Groovy
16 113 (2.27%) Clojure
17 91 (1.83%) F#
18 76 (1.52%) Objective-C
19 68 (1.36%) VB
20 62 (1.24%) Golang
Qualifications
1 662 (13.28%) Degree
2 83 (1.66%) Security Cleared
3 77 (1.54%) ISTQB
4 58 (1.16%) ISEB
4 58 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 54 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (0.88%) CCNA
7 40 (0.80%) CISSP
8 35 (0.70%) PhD
9 27 (0.54%) CEH
10 18 (0.36%) RHCE
11 16 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (0.32%) LPIC
11 16 (0.32%) Linux+ Certification
12 14 (0.28%) CCNP
12 14 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (0.18%) MCSD
13 9 (0.18%) MCTS
14 8 (0.16%) CCSE
14 8 (0.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 574 (11.51%) QA
2 53 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 37 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (0.58%) SLA
5 10 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.18%) JTAG
7 8 (0.16%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.080%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.060%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.060%) WCAG
10 2 (0.040%) WAI
11 1 (0.020%) Section 508
System Software
1 305 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 175 (3.51%) KVM
3 141 (2.83%) Xen
4 86 (1.73%) Varnish
5 70 (1.40%) Snort
6 59 (1.18%) NFS
7 51 (1.02%) Hyper-V
8 50 (1.00%) vSphere
9 48 (0.96%) Docker
10 44 (0.88%) Active Directory
11 36 (0.72%) LXC
12 32 (0.64%) XenServer
13 23 (0.46%) Postfix
14 17 (0.34%) VMware ESX
15 16 (0.32%) Samba
15 16 (0.32%) Sendmail
16 14 (0.28%) Nmap
17 12 (0.24%) Ceph
17 12 (0.24%) VirtualBox
18 11 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1014 (20.34%) Puppet
2 826 (16.57%) Opscode Chef
3 397 (7.96%) Nagios
4 185 (3.71%) Ansible
5 157 (3.15%) ZABBIX
6 140 (2.81%) Salt
7 107 (2.15%) Vagrant
8 94 (1.89%) Cacti
9 69 (1.38%) logstash
10 65 (1.30%) CFEngine
11 61 (1.22%) Capistrano
12 52 (1.04%) Ganglia
13 51 (1.02%) HAProxy
14 44 (0.88%) Zenoss
15 39 (0.78%) SCOM
16 36 (0.72%) Opsview
17 25 (0.50%) collectd
18 21 (0.42%) StatsD
18 21 (0.42%) Cobbler
18 21 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 397 (7.96%) Red Hat
2 381 (7.64%) VMware
3 367 (7.36%) Microsoft
4 274 (5.50%) Oracle
5 212 (4.25%) Facebook
6 176 (3.53%) Google
7 138 (2.77%) Sony
8 118 (2.37%) Endeca
9 113 (2.27%) Apple
10 107 (2.15%) Cisco
11 106 (2.13%) RedPrairie
12 98 (1.97%) Zend
13 94 (1.89%) Yahoo!
14 77 (1.54%) Rackspace
15 74 (1.48%) HP
16 61 (1.22%) Citrix
17 56 (1.12%) F5
18 50 (1.00%) SaltStack
19 49 (0.98%) Twitter
20 42 (0.84%) Adobe
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