The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 73 103 92
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -11
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 1578 1244 1469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.41% 2.78% 2.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.44% 5.09% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1294 1088 1306
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Ruby
England

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

Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
24504 24433 28245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.89% 54.54% 55.12%
Number of salaries quoted 21101 20844 24912
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in London

Ruby
Salary Trend in London

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

Ruby Salary Trend in London

Ruby
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in London

Ruby
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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
City of London +24 290 £55,000 +4.76% 45
Hammersmith - 7 £80,000 - 2
Canary Wharf +10 3 £65,000 -7.14%
Westminster - 3 - -
Hornchurch - 3 £30,000 - 1
Isleworth - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £37,500 - 1
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
Southwark - 1 £47,500 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 1492 (48.73%) Python
2 1343 (43.86%) Java
3 1153 (37.66%) Linux
4 1104 (36.05%) JavaScript
5 971 (31.71%) TDD
6 822 (26.85%) HTML
7 806 (26.32%) PHP
8 788 (25.73%) Git (software)
9 784 (25.60%) BDD
10 772 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
11 740 (24.17%) CSS
12 738 (24.10%) Perl
13 722 (23.58%) Puppet
14 718 (23.45%) MySQL
15 716 (23.38%) C#
16 674 (22.01%) DevOps
17 666 (21.75%) Ruby on Rails
18 659 (21.52%) Open Source
19 638 (20.84%) SQL
20 588 (19.20%) Opscode Chef
21 571 (18.65%) E-Commerce
22 544 (17.77%) Scrum
23 534 (17.44%) Cucumber
24 525 (17.15%) OO
25 492 (16.07%) .NET
26 454 (14.83%) Finance
27 449 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
28 442 (14.44%) Web Services
29 437 (14.27%) MVC
30 432 (14.11%) Windows

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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
1 395 (12.90%) Node.js
2 375 (12.25%) Apache
3 231 (7.54%) nginx
4 223 (7.28%) Tomcat
5 155 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
6 114 (3.72%) IIS
7 103 (3.36%) CMS
8 82 (2.68%) Apache Solr
9 69 (2.25%) OpenStack
10 66 (2.16%) WordPress
11 50 (1.63%) WebLogic
12 43 (1.40%) Drupal
13 25 (0.82%) WebSphere
14 24 (0.78%) MS Exchange
14 24 (0.78%) CloudStack
15 21 (0.69%) Mule
16 20 (0.65%) Apache Pig
17 17 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
17 17 (0.56%) Confluence
17 17 (0.56%) Jetty
Applications
1 87 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.39%) MS Office
2 12 (0.39%) SPSS
3 11 (0.36%) CPLEX
4 10 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.23%) Mingle
6 3 (0.098%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.065%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.033%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 51 (1.67%) Magento
2 31 (1.01%) Shopify
3 19 (0.62%) Google Analytics
4 11 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
5 6 (0.20%) Optimost
6 5 (0.16%) Summit
7 4 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.033%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.033%) Lawson
10 1 (0.033%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 362 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (3.69%) GitHub
3 88 (2.87%) SaaS
4 63 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
5 62 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 54 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
7 40 (1.31%) Joyent
8 37 (1.21%) IaaS
9 28 (0.91%) Heroku
10 19 (0.62%) Amazon S3
10 19 (0.62%) Rackspace Cloud
11 13 (0.42%) PaaS
12 10 (0.33%) CloudFront
13 8 (0.26%) Google Apps
14 5 (0.16%) Basecamp
15 3 (0.098%) Force.com
15 3 (0.098%) Jelastic
16 2 (0.065%) Amazon ELB
16 2 (0.065%) Route 53
17 1 (0.033%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 214 (6.99%) TCP/IP
2 163 (5.32%) HTTP
3 153 (5.00%) Internet
4 139 (4.54%) DNS
5 113 (3.69%) Firewall
6 88 (2.87%) SAN
7 55 (1.80%) DHCP
8 52 (1.70%) SSL
9 47 (1.53%) NAS
10 43 (1.40%) BIG-IP
11 42 (1.37%) LDAP
12 37 (1.21%) IPv4
12 37 (1.21%) SNMP
13 32 (1.05%) SSH
14 29 (0.95%) NetScaler
15 28 (0.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 25 (0.82%) iSCSI
17 24 (0.78%) VPN
18 18 (0.59%) VLAN
19 15 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 718 (23.45%) MySQL
2 376 (12.28%) MongoDB
3 375 (12.25%) NoSQL
4 323 (10.55%) SQL Server
5 313 (10.22%) Redis
6 277 (9.05%) PostgreSQL
7 211 (6.89%) Big Data
8 186 (6.07%) Hadoop
9 169 (5.52%) Relational Database
10 153 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 70 (2.29%) RDBMS
12 67 (2.19%) CouchDB
13 37 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
14 35 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
15 32 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
16 31 (1.01%) MariaDB
17 29 (0.95%) DB2
18 27 (0.88%) Apache Hive
19 25 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
20 22 (0.72%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 788 (25.73%) Git (software)
2 534 (17.44%) Cucumber
3 410 (13.39%) Jenkins
4 359 (11.72%) Selenium
5 231 (7.54%) Subversion
6 190 (6.21%) WebDriver
7 172 (5.62%) Hudson
8 141 (4.60%) RSpec
9 138 (4.51%) TeamCity
10 136 (4.44%) JIRA
11 116 (3.79%) SpecFlow
12 114 (3.72%) Jasmine
13 103 (3.36%) Maven
14 86 (2.81%) Calabash
15 79 (2.58%) WATIR
16 77 (2.51%) NUnit
17 68 (2.22%) Visual Studio
18 67 (2.19%) CruiseControl
18 67 (2.19%) Capybara
19 63 (2.06%) JUnit
General
1 454 (14.83%) Finance
2 178 (5.81%) Retail
3 173 (5.65%) Games
4 155 (5.06%) Advertising
4 155 (5.06%) Marketing
5 119 (3.89%) Publishing
5 119 (3.89%) Banking
6 68 (2.22%) Law
7 62 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 46 (1.50%) Investment Banking
9 36 (1.18%) Financial Institution
10 30 (0.98%) Front Office
11 20 (0.65%) Online Betting
12 19 (0.62%) Legal
13 12 (0.39%) Automotive
13 12 (0.39%) Music Industry
14 10 (0.33%) Multimedia
15 9 (0.29%) Back Office
16 8 (0.26%) Electronics
17 5 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1426 (46.57%) Developer
2 326 (10.65%) Senior Developer
3 287 (9.37%) Administrator
4 247 (8.07%) Systems Administrator
5 221 (7.22%) DevOps Engineer
6 208 (6.79%) Linux Administrator
7 199 (6.50%) .NET Developer
8 171 (5.58%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 165 (5.39%) Ruby Developer
10 156 (5.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 149 (4.87%) Java Developer
11 149 (4.87%) Tester
12 128 (4.18%) Analyst
13 118 (3.85%) Test Engineer
14 106 (3.46%) Web Developer
15 101 (3.30%) Linux Engineer
16 100 (3.27%) Software Developer
17 98 (3.20%) Software Engineer
18 97 (3.17%) Automation Engineer
19 93 (3.04%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 822 (26.85%) HTML
2 740 (24.17%) CSS
3 666 (21.75%) Ruby on Rails
4 492 (16.07%) .NET
5 442 (14.44%) Web Services
6 400 (13.06%) jQuery
7 376 (12.28%) HTML5
8 315 (10.29%) ASP.NET
9 297 (9.70%) REST
10 279 (9.11%) RESTful
11 278 (9.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 269 (8.79%) CSS3
13 266 (8.69%) AngularJS
14 238 (7.77%) XML
15 226 (7.38%) Backbone.js
16 195 (6.37%) LAMP
17 155 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web API
18 144 (4.70%) KnockoutJS
19 143 (4.67%) JSON
20 141 (4.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 659 (21.52%) Open Source
2 304 (9.93%) Computer Science
3 166 (5.42%) Mobile App
4 74 (2.42%) Clustering
5 65 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
5 65 (2.12%) Digital Media
6 54 (1.76%) Social Media
7 52 (1.70%) Visualisation
8 44 (1.44%) Statistics
9 42 (1.37%) Blog
10 38 (1.24%) Mathematics
11 36 (1.18%) BBC
11 36 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 33 (1.08%) Blackberry
13 31 (1.01%) Management Information System
13 31 (1.01%) Hedge funds
14 30 (0.98%) Social Network
15 26 (0.85%) Online Games
16 25 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
17 23 (0.75%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1153 (37.66%) Linux
2 432 (14.11%) Windows
3 343 (11.20%) UNIX
4 285 (9.31%) Android
5 279 (9.11%) Apple iOS
6 244 (7.97%) Ubuntu
7 225 (7.35%) CentOS
8 198 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 121 (3.95%) Solaris
10 112 (3.66%) Debian
11 41 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (1.14%) SUSE
13 29 (0.95%) Fedora
14 22 (0.72%) Mac OS X
15 14 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (0.39%) FreeBSD
18 10 (0.33%) AIX
18 10 (0.33%) Windows Phone
19 7 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 971 (31.71%) TDD
2 784 (25.60%) BDD
3 772 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
4 674 (22.01%) DevOps
5 571 (18.65%) E-Commerce
6 544 (17.77%) Scrum
7 525 (17.15%) OO
8 449 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
9 437 (14.27%) MVC
10 406 (13.26%) Software Engineering
11 197 (6.43%) Test Automation
12 191 (6.24%) Configuration Management
13 167 (5.45%) Web Development
14 156 (5.09%) OOP
15 144 (4.70%) Pair Programming
16 136 (4.44%) Automated Testing
17 119 (3.89%) Load Balancing
18 116 (3.79%) Automation Testing
18 116 (3.79%) Continuous Improvement
19 115 (3.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1492 (48.73%) Python
2 1343 (43.86%) Java
3 1104 (36.05%) JavaScript
4 806 (26.32%) PHP
5 738 (24.10%) Perl
6 716 (23.38%) C#
7 638 (20.84%) SQL
8 412 (13.46%) Bash Shell
9 333 (10.88%) C++
10 190 (6.21%) C
11 183 (5.98%) Scala
12 127 (4.15%) PowerShell
13 118 (3.85%) Groovy
14 117 (3.82%) Clojure
15 86 (2.81%) Shell Script
16 79 (2.58%) F#
17 58 (1.89%) Erlang
18 49 (1.60%) Objective-C
19 46 (1.50%) CoffeeScript
20 38 (1.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 409 (13.36%) Degree
2 33 (1.08%) ISTQB
2 33 (1.08%) PhD
2 33 (1.08%) CISSP
3 30 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (0.75%) ISEB
4 23 (0.75%) CEH
5 22 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (0.59%) CCNA
7 17 (0.56%) MCSD
7 17 (0.56%) MCTS
8 16 (0.52%) MCP
8 16 (0.52%) MCAD
9 15 (0.49%) RHCE
9 15 (0.49%) Security Cleared
10 14 (0.46%) LPIC
10 14 (0.46%) Linux+ Certification
11 12 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.39%) CCNP
12 10 (0.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 380 (12.41%) QA
2 22 (0.72%) SLA
3 21 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.098%) WCAG
6 3 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.065%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.065%) WAI
7 2 (0.065%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.033%) Section 508
System Software
1 196 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 122 (3.98%) KVM
3 101 (3.30%) Xen
4 66 (2.16%) Varnish
5 50 (1.63%) NFS
6 36 (1.18%) Snort
7 33 (1.08%) vSphere
8 30 (0.98%) Active Directory
9 22 (0.72%) Docker
10 21 (0.69%) Hyper-V
11 18 (0.59%) Postfix
12 15 (0.49%) VMware ESX
13 14 (0.46%) Sendmail
14 11 (0.36%) XenServer
15 10 (0.33%) Nmap
16 8 (0.26%) Samba
16 8 (0.26%) vCloud
17 7 (0.23%) VirtualBox
17 7 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
18 3 (0.098%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 722 (23.58%) Puppet
2 588 (19.20%) Opscode Chef
3 302 (9.86%) Nagios
4 141 (4.60%) ZABBIX
5 112 (3.66%) Ansible
6 106 (3.46%) Salt
7 68 (2.22%) Cacti
8 61 (1.99%) Vagrant
8 61 (1.99%) CFEngine
9 56 (1.83%) logstash
10 48 (1.57%) HAProxy
11 42 (1.37%) Capistrano
12 37 (1.21%) Ganglia
12 37 (1.21%) Zenoss
13 36 (1.18%) SCOM
14 29 (0.95%) Opsview
15 18 (0.59%) WSUS
16 17 (0.56%) Munin
17 14 (0.46%) collectd
18 13 (0.42%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 289 (9.44%) Red Hat
2 263 (8.59%) VMware
3 234 (7.64%) Oracle
4 209 (6.83%) Microsoft
5 125 (4.08%) JBoss
6 102 (3.33%) Facebook
7 86 (2.81%) Rackspace
8 81 (2.65%) Google
9 65 (2.12%) Cisco
10 56 (1.83%) HP
11 55 (1.80%) Twitter
12 48 (1.57%) SaltStack
13 45 (1.47%) Zend
14 43 (1.40%) Sony
14 43 (1.40%) F5
15 40 (1.31%) Adobe
16 33 (1.08%) Citrix
16 33 (1.08%) Apple
17 29 (0.95%) Juniper
17 29 (0.95%) Sybase
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £69000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £35-40,000 + £10k Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS 26 DAYS HOLIDAY!
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fraser Munro IT Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday