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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 119 156 150
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -6
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2556 1815 2055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.38% 1.83% 1.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.65% 3.45% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2044 1588 1841
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
54951 52643 59855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.25% 52.96% 54.28%
Number of salaries quoted 46503 45622 52916
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +26 1580 £55,000 +2.80% 149
South East +41 384 £42,500 +6.25% 51
South West +72 145 £40,000 +10.34% 20
East of England +52 139 £42,500 +6.25% 35
North West -43 109 £40,250 +13.38% 17
Yorkshire -1 90 £40,000 +6.66% 13
East Midlands +16 54 £38,500 +2.66% 6
West Midlands +12 42 £41,000 +13.88% 5
North East +5 15 £32,500 -16.66% 5
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2357 (47.01%) Python
2 2027 (40.43%) Java
3 1920 (38.29%) Linux
4 1814 (36.18%) JavaScript
5 1626 (32.43%) TDD
6 1444 (28.80%) C#
7 1427 (28.46%) Git (software)
8 1361 (27.14%) HTML
9 1330 (26.53%) PHP
10 1268 (25.29%) BDD
11 1262 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
12 1231 (24.55%) CSS
13 1219 (24.31%) Perl
14 1141 (22.76%) Ruby on Rails
15 1112 (22.18%) MySQL
16 1060 (21.14%) Open Source
17 1022 (20.38%) .NET
18 1007 (20.08%) MVC
19 974 (19.43%) OO
20 970 (19.35%) Puppet
21 922 (18.39%) SQL
22 862 (17.19%) DevOps
23 836 (16.67%) Scrum
24 829 (16.53%) Node.js
25 821 (16.37%) E-Commerce
26 786 (15.68%) SQL Server
27 776 (15.48%) Cucumber
28 762 (15.20%) NoSQL
29 756 (15.08%) jQuery
30 739 (14.74%) Opscode Chef

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 829 (16.53%) Node.js
2 608 (12.13%) Apache
3 354 (7.06%) Tomcat
4 306 (6.10%) nginx
5 252 (5.03%) IIS
6 159 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
7 133 (2.65%) CMS
8 108 (2.15%) Confluence
9 98 (1.95%) OpenStack
10 90 (1.79%) Apache Solr
11 84 (1.68%) WordPress
12 74 (1.48%) Drupal
13 73 (1.46%) WebLogic
14 48 (0.96%) WebSphere
15 36 (0.72%) Jetty
15 36 (0.72%) MS Exchange
16 30 (0.60%) SharePoint
17 29 (0.58%) ColdFusion
18 25 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
19 24 (0.48%) CloudStack
Applications
1 174 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 24 (0.48%) Photoshop
3 23 (0.46%) MS Office
4 13 (0.26%) SPSS
5 12 (0.24%) Mingle
6 11 (0.22%) CPLEX
7 8 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.080%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.040%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.020%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 79 (1.58%) Magento
2 33 (0.66%) Shopify
3 25 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 19 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
5 12 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
6 8 (0.16%) Optimost
7 5 (0.100%) Summit
8 4 (0.080%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.040%) SiteCatalyst
9 2 (0.040%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.020%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.020%) Lawson
10 1 (0.020%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.020%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 461 (9.19%) Amazon AWS
2 174 (3.47%) SaaS
3 166 (3.31%) GitHub
4 112 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
5 89 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
6 79 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 60 (1.20%) IaaS
8 47 (0.94%) PaaS
9 40 (0.80%) Joyent
10 34 (0.68%) Amazon S3
10 34 (0.68%) Heroku
11 24 (0.48%) Rackspace Cloud
12 12 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
12 12 (0.24%) Google Apps
13 10 (0.20%) CloudFront
13 10 (0.20%) Office 365
14 5 (0.100%) ElastiCache
14 5 (0.100%) Basecamp
14 5 (0.100%) Google App Engine
14 5 (0.100%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 369 (7.36%) Internet
2 297 (5.92%) TCP/IP
3 260 (5.19%) HTTP
4 189 (3.77%) DNS
5 166 (3.31%) Firewall
6 112 (2.23%) SAN
7 77 (1.54%) IPv4
8 74 (1.48%) DHCP
9 70 (1.40%) SSL
10 67 (1.34%) LDAP
11 61 (1.22%) NAS
12 57 (1.14%) SNMP
13 48 (0.96%) SSH
14 47 (0.94%) VPN
14 47 (0.94%) IPv6
15 44 (0.88%) BIG-IP
16 38 (0.76%) VLAN
17 36 (0.72%) NetScaler
18 32 (0.64%) tcpdump
18 32 (0.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1112 (22.18%) MySQL
2 786 (15.68%) SQL Server
3 762 (15.20%) NoSQL
4 478 (9.53%) MongoDB
5 433 (8.64%) PostgreSQL
6 332 (6.62%) Redis
7 314 (6.26%) Relational Database
8 247 (4.93%) Big Data
9 208 (4.15%) Hadoop
10 172 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 167 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 162 (3.23%) RDBMS
13 104 (2.07%) RavenDB
14 71 (1.42%) CouchDB
15 44 (0.88%) HBase
16 43 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
17 42 (0.84%) DB2
18 37 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
18 37 (0.74%) MariaDB
19 35 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1427 (28.46%) Git (software)
2 776 (15.48%) Cucumber
3 579 (11.55%) Selenium
4 539 (10.75%) Jenkins
5 361 (7.20%) Subversion
6 330 (6.58%) WebDriver
7 278 (5.54%) JIRA
8 256 (5.11%) TeamCity
9 217 (4.33%) WATIR
10 212 (4.23%) Hudson
11 183 (3.65%) NUnit
11 183 (3.65%) RSpec
12 150 (2.99%) Jasmine
13 148 (2.95%) Rhino Mocks
14 145 (2.89%) Maven
14 145 (2.89%) SpecFlow
15 120 (2.39%) ReSharper
16 110 (2.19%) Moq
17 98 (1.95%) JUnit
18 96 (1.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 587 (11.71%) Finance
2 313 (6.24%) Retail
3 250 (4.99%) Marketing
4 213 (4.25%) Games
5 194 (3.87%) Advertising
6 151 (3.01%) Banking
7 141 (2.81%) Telecoms
8 130 (2.59%) Publishing
9 81 (1.62%) Back Office
10 67 (1.34%) Law
11 48 (0.96%) Investment Banking
12 40 (0.80%) Financial Institution
13 32 (0.64%) Automotive
14 30 (0.60%) Front Office
15 29 (0.58%) Electronics
16 21 (0.42%) Manufacturing
17 20 (0.40%) Online Betting
17 20 (0.40%) Legal
18 14 (0.28%) Multimedia
19 12 (0.24%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2467 (49.20%) Developer
2 514 (10.25%) .NET Developer
3 420 (8.38%) Administrator
4 410 (8.18%) Senior Developer
5 380 (7.58%) Systems Administrator
6 301 (6.00%) Linux Administrator
7 291 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
8 288 (5.74%) Web Developer
9 265 (5.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 247 (4.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 246 (4.91%) Software Developer
12 236 (4.71%) Tester
13 231 (4.61%) Ruby Developer
14 227 (4.53%) Software Engineer
15 216 (4.31%) Java Developer
16 199 (3.97%) Test Engineer
17 187 (3.73%) Analyst
18 163 (3.25%) Linux Engineer
19 151 (3.01%) QA Engineer
20 137 (2.73%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1361 (27.14%) HTML
2 1231 (24.55%) CSS
3 1141 (22.76%) Ruby on Rails
4 1022 (20.38%) .NET
5 756 (15.08%) jQuery
6 730 (14.56%) ASP.NET
7 689 (13.74%) Web Services
8 651 (12.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 632 (12.60%) RESTful
10 571 (11.39%) HTML5
11 432 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web API
12 367 (7.32%) XML
13 364 (7.26%) CSS3
14 363 (7.24%) REST
15 352 (7.02%) AngularJS
16 337 (6.72%) WCF
17 297 (5.92%) LAMP
18 290 (5.78%) Backbone.js
19 212 (4.23%) SOAP
20 209 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1060 (21.14%) Open Source
2 533 (10.63%) Computer Science
3 255 (5.09%) Mobile App
4 173 (3.45%) Social Media
5 129 (2.57%) BBC
6 121 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
7 110 (2.19%) Clustering
8 97 (1.93%) Digital Media
9 94 (1.87%) Blog
10 76 (1.52%) Mathematics
11 56 (1.12%) Visualisation
12 54 (1.08%) Statistics
13 41 (0.82%) Blackberry
14 37 (0.74%) Management Information System
15 36 (0.72%) Social Network
15 36 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 33 (0.66%) iPhone
17 31 (0.62%) Hedge funds
17 31 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
18 27 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1920 (38.29%) Linux
2 666 (13.28%) Windows
3 553 (11.03%) UNIX
4 378 (7.54%) Android
5 359 (7.16%) Ubuntu
6 343 (6.84%) Apple iOS
7 291 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 280 (5.58%) CentOS
9 197 (3.93%) Debian
10 166 (3.31%) Solaris
11 68 (1.36%) Mac OS X
12 52 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
13 47 (0.94%) SUSE
14 45 (0.90%) Fedora
15 27 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
16 25 (0.50%) AIX
17 23 (0.46%) FreeBSD
18 21 (0.42%) Windows 7
19 19 (0.38%) Mac OS
19 19 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1626 (32.43%) TDD
2 1268 (25.29%) BDD
3 1262 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1007 (20.08%) MVC
5 974 (19.43%) OO
6 862 (17.19%) DevOps
7 836 (16.67%) Scrum
8 821 (16.37%) E-Commerce
9 733 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
10 686 (13.68%) Software Engineering
11 388 (7.74%) Web Application Development
12 332 (6.62%) Configuration Management
13 297 (5.92%) Web Development
14 275 (5.48%) Pair Programming
15 258 (5.15%) Test Automation
16 253 (5.05%) OOP
17 241 (4.81%) Automated Testing
18 223 (4.45%) OOD
19 218 (4.35%) Test Scripting
20 206 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2357 (47.01%) Python
2 2027 (40.43%) Java
3 1814 (36.18%) JavaScript
4 1444 (28.80%) C#
5 1330 (26.53%) PHP
6 1219 (24.31%) Perl
7 922 (18.39%) SQL
8 704 (14.04%) Bash Shell
9 539 (10.75%) C++
10 324 (6.46%) C
11 238 (4.75%) Scala
12 174 (3.47%) PowerShell
13 150 (2.99%) Shell Script
13 150 (2.99%) Groovy
14 132 (2.63%) VB.NET
15 123 (2.45%) Clojure
16 92 (1.83%) F#
17 91 (1.81%) Objective-C
18 79 (1.58%) VB
19 68 (1.36%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 723 (14.42%) Degree
2 91 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 55 (1.10%) ISTQB
4 53 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 52 (1.04%) CISSP
6 45 (0.90%) ISEB
7 37 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (0.66%) PhD
9 29 (0.58%) CEH
10 25 (0.50%) CCNA
11 22 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (0.36%) RHCE
13 16 (0.32%) MCTS
13 16 (0.32%) MCSD
14 15 (0.30%) MCP
14 15 (0.30%) MCAD
15 14 (0.28%) LPIC
15 14 (0.28%) Linux+ Certification
16 12 (0.24%) CCNP
16 12 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 655 (13.06%) QA
2 53 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 36 (0.72%) SLA
4 24 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.22%) HIPAA
6 9 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.18%) JTAG
7 3 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.060%) WCAG
8 2 (0.040%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.040%) WAI
8 2 (0.040%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.020%) Section 508
System Software
1 263 (5.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 146 (2.91%) KVM
3 136 (2.71%) Xen
4 85 (1.70%) Varnish
5 63 (1.26%) NFS
6 61 (1.22%) Snort
7 51 (1.02%) vSphere
8 48 (0.96%) Active Directory
9 39 (0.78%) Hyper-V
10 31 (0.62%) XenServer
11 29 (0.58%) Docker
12 24 (0.48%) VMware ESX
13 19 (0.38%) Postfix
13 19 (0.38%) Nmap
14 16 (0.32%) Sendmail
15 13 (0.26%) VirtualBox
16 12 (0.24%) Squid
17 10 (0.20%) vCloud
18 9 (0.18%) Samba
19 7 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 970 (19.35%) Puppet
2 739 (14.74%) Opscode Chef
3 364 (7.26%) Nagios
4 153 (3.05%) ZABBIX
5 130 (2.59%) Ansible
6 119 (2.37%) Salt
7 88 (1.76%) Vagrant
8 79 (1.58%) Cacti
9 75 (1.50%) CFEngine
10 73 (1.46%) Capistrano
11 69 (1.38%) logstash
12 57 (1.14%) Ganglia
13 51 (1.02%) Zenoss
13 51 (1.02%) HAProxy
14 41 (0.82%) SCOM
15 39 (0.78%) Opsview
16 23 (0.46%) collectd
17 22 (0.44%) Munin
18 19 (0.38%) Nessus
19 18 (0.36%) StatsD
Vendors
1 413 (8.24%) Red Hat
2 385 (7.68%) Microsoft
3 350 (6.98%) VMware
4 323 (6.44%) Oracle
5 237 (4.73%) Facebook
6 217 (4.33%) Google
7 165 (3.29%) JBoss
8 135 (2.69%) Sony
9 128 (2.55%) Apple
10 108 (2.15%) Yahoo!
11 107 (2.13%) Cisco
12 99 (1.97%) Endeca
13 96 (1.91%) Rackspace
14 85 (1.70%) Zend
15 84 (1.68%) RedPrairie
16 76 (1.52%) Twitter
17 73 (1.46%) Citrix
18 68 (1.36%) HP
19 62 (1.24%) F5
20 54 (1.08%) SaltStack
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Shares + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Midlands
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £25 - £30 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 10 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits Available
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £28500 per annum - Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - flexible benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum £90k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension, Life etc
Posted: 13 hours ago