The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 80 100 95
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 1582 1270 1413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.31% 2.87% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.19% 5.34% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1299 1097 1232
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25556 23781 28049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.43% 53.72% 54.72%
Number of salaries quoted 22083 20197 24818
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
England

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 1 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 1 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 +16 311 £55,000 +4.76% 45
Hammersmith - 8 £80,000 -
Westminster - 5 £60,000 -
Isleworth - 5 £65,250 - 2
Hackney - 4 £47,500 - 1
Surbiton - 3 £40,000 -
Hornchurch - 3 £30,000 - 1
Canary Wharf 0 2 £60,000 -17.24%
Southwark - 1 £47,500 -
Croydon - 1 £37,500 - 4
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 1452 (47.98%) Python
2 1339 (44.25%) Java
3 1135 (37.51%) JavaScript
4 1116 (36.88%) Linux
5 973 (32.15%) TDD
6 837 (27.66%) HTML
7 814 (26.90%) PHP
8 760 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
9 752 (24.85%) CSS
10 743 (24.55%) Git (software)
11 741 (24.49%) BDD
12 736 (24.32%) C#
13 698 (23.07%) Perl
14 686 (22.67%) Puppet
15 666 (22.01%) Ruby on Rails
16 662 (21.88%) MySQL
17 650 (21.48%) Open Source
18 626 (20.69%) SQL
19 615 (20.32%) DevOps
20 585 (19.33%) E-Commerce
21 551 (18.21%) Opscode Chef
22 540 (17.85%) Cucumber
23 528 (17.45%) .NET
24 516 (17.05%) Scrum
25 511 (16.89%) OO
26 452 (14.94%) MVC
27 448 (14.81%) Web Services
28 437 (14.44%) jQuery
29 434 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
30 431 (14.24%) Finance

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 368 (12.16%) Node.js
2 362 (11.96%) Apache
3 218 (7.20%) nginx
4 205 (6.77%) Tomcat
5 153 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
6 111 (3.67%) IIS
7 107 (3.54%) CMS
8 73 (2.41%) Apache Solr
9 65 (2.15%) OpenStack
10 50 (1.65%) WordPress
11 42 (1.39%) WebLogic
11 42 (1.39%) Drupal
12 26 (0.86%) WebSphere
13 23 (0.76%) CloudStack
14 21 (0.69%) Confluence
14 21 (0.69%) Adobe CQ
15 20 (0.66%) MS Exchange
15 20 (0.66%) Mule
16 19 (0.63%) Umbraco
16 19 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 88 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.53%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.36%) SPSS
4 10 (0.33%) MS Office
4 10 (0.33%) CPLEX
5 5 (0.17%) Mingle
6 4 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.099%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.066%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.033%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 53 (1.75%) Magento
2 20 (0.66%) Google Analytics
3 14 (0.46%) Shopify
4 13 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
5 6 (0.20%) Optimost
6 4 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.099%) Summit
8 2 (0.066%) Lawson
8 2 (0.066%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 384 (12.69%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (3.24%) GitHub
3 92 (3.04%) SaaS
4 73 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 58 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
6 56 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
7 42 (1.39%) Joyent
8 38 (1.26%) IaaS
9 28 (0.93%) Heroku
10 24 (0.79%) Amazon S3
11 15 (0.50%) Rackspace Cloud
12 13 (0.43%) PaaS
13 12 (0.40%) CloudFront
14 8 (0.26%) Google Apps
15 5 (0.17%) Basecamp
16 4 (0.13%) Force.com
17 3 (0.099%) Route 53
17 3 (0.099%) OpenShift
17 3 (0.099%) Jelastic
18 2 (0.066%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 175 (5.78%) TCP/IP
2 162 (5.35%) Internet
3 150 (4.96%) HTTP
4 132 (4.36%) DNS
5 110 (3.64%) Firewall
6 93 (3.07%) SAN
7 54 (1.78%) NAS
8 51 (1.69%) DHCP
9 47 (1.55%) SSL
10 41 (1.35%) BIG-IP
11 38 (1.26%) LDAP
12 36 (1.19%) IPv4
13 35 (1.16%) SNMP
14 29 (0.96%) SSH
14 29 (0.96%) iSCSI
15 27 (0.89%) NetScaler
16 26 (0.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 24 (0.79%) VPN
18 20 (0.66%) VLAN
19 16 (0.53%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 662 (21.88%) MySQL
2 374 (12.36%) NoSQL
3 337 (11.14%) MongoDB
4 296 (9.78%) SQL Server
4 296 (9.78%) Redis
5 266 (8.79%) PostgreSQL
6 210 (6.94%) Big Data
7 185 (6.11%) Hadoop
8 165 (5.45%) Relational Database
9 155 (5.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 73 (2.41%) RDBMS
11 66 (2.18%) CouchDB
12 42 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 41 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
14 40 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
15 30 (0.99%) MariaDB
16 29 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
17 28 (0.93%) Apache Hive
17 28 (0.93%) DB2
18 23 (0.76%) HBase
Development Applications
1 743 (24.55%) Git (software)
2 540 (17.85%) Cucumber
3 390 (12.89%) Jenkins
4 360 (11.90%) Selenium
5 223 (7.37%) Subversion
6 167 (5.52%) WebDriver
7 147 (4.86%) Hudson
8 144 (4.76%) RSpec
9 125 (4.13%) JIRA
10 123 (4.06%) TeamCity
11 112 (3.70%) SpecFlow
12 109 (3.60%) Jasmine
13 108 (3.57%) Maven
14 89 (2.94%) Calabash
15 84 (2.78%) Visual Studio
16 81 (2.68%) NUnit
17 80 (2.64%) WATIR
18 64 (2.12%) JUnit
19 61 (2.02%) Capybara
19 61 (2.02%) PhantomJS
General
1 431 (14.24%) Finance
2 184 (6.08%) Retail
3 161 (5.32%) Games
4 158 (5.22%) Marketing
5 148 (4.89%) Advertising
6 126 (4.16%) Banking
7 113 (3.73%) Publishing
8 69 (2.28%) Law
9 60 (1.98%) Telecoms
10 51 (1.69%) Investment Banking
11 38 (1.26%) Financial Institution
12 34 (1.12%) Front Office
13 25 (0.83%) Legal
14 20 (0.66%) Online Betting
15 13 (0.43%) Music Industry
16 12 (0.40%) Automotive
16 12 (0.40%) Back Office
17 10 (0.33%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.17%) French Language
18 5 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1440 (47.59%) Developer
2 344 (11.37%) Senior Developer
3 263 (8.69%) Administrator
4 224 (7.40%) DevOps Engineer
5 223 (7.37%) Systems Administrator
6 202 (6.68%) Linux Administrator
7 201 (6.64%) .NET Developer
8 169 (5.58%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 149 (4.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 144 (4.76%) Ruby Developer
11 138 (4.56%) Tester
12 137 (4.53%) Java Developer
13 134 (4.43%) Analyst
14 120 (3.97%) Web Developer
15 114 (3.77%) Software Engineer
16 112 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
17 106 (3.50%) Test Engineer
18 104 (3.44%) Software Developer
19 97 (3.21%) C# Developer
20 95 (3.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 837 (27.66%) HTML
2 752 (24.85%) CSS
3 666 (22.01%) Ruby on Rails
4 528 (17.45%) .NET
5 448 (14.81%) Web Services
6 437 (14.44%) jQuery
7 376 (12.43%) HTML5
8 318 (10.51%) ASP.NET
9 311 (10.28%) REST
10 283 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 266 (8.79%) CSS3
12 258 (8.53%) RESTful
13 254 (8.39%) AngularJS
14 244 (8.06%) XML
15 213 (7.04%) Backbone.js
16 163 (5.39%) LAMP
17 154 (5.09%) JSON
18 150 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web API
19 136 (4.49%) SOAP
20 123 (4.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 650 (21.48%) Open Source
2 305 (10.08%) Computer Science
3 177 (5.85%) Mobile App
4 75 (2.48%) Clustering
5 69 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
6 57 (1.88%) Digital Media
7 55 (1.82%) Social Media
8 47 (1.55%) Visualisation
9 45 (1.49%) Mathematics
10 42 (1.39%) Blog
10 42 (1.39%) Statistics
11 37 (1.22%) Blackberry
11 37 (1.22%) Social Network
12 33 (1.09%) Hedge funds
13 32 (1.06%) Online Games
14 30 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
14 30 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 28 (0.93%) Management Information System
16 26 (0.86%) iPad
17 25 (0.83%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1116 (36.88%) Linux
2 382 (12.62%) Windows
3 367 (12.13%) UNIX
4 306 (10.11%) Android
5 294 (9.72%) Apple iOS
6 210 (6.94%) CentOS
7 203 (6.71%) Ubuntu
8 198 (6.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 120 (3.97%) Solaris
10 103 (3.40%) Debian
11 37 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (1.06%) SUSE
13 29 (0.96%) Mac OS X
14 26 (0.86%) Fedora
15 14 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (0.40%) FreeBSD
17 10 (0.33%) Windows Phone
18 9 (0.30%) AIX
19 6 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 973 (32.15%) TDD
2 760 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
3 741 (24.49%) BDD
4 615 (20.32%) DevOps
5 585 (19.33%) E-Commerce
6 516 (17.05%) Scrum
7 511 (16.89%) OO
8 452 (14.94%) MVC
9 434 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
10 424 (14.01%) Software Engineering
11 190 (6.28%) Test Automation
12 181 (5.98%) Web Development
13 175 (5.78%) Configuration Management
14 169 (5.58%) OOP
15 136 (4.49%) Automated Testing
16 129 (4.26%) Pair Programming
17 126 (4.16%) Kanban
18 125 (4.13%) Load Balancing
19 122 (4.03%) SOA
20 121 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1452 (47.98%) Python
2 1339 (44.25%) Java
3 1135 (37.51%) JavaScript
4 814 (26.90%) PHP
5 736 (24.32%) C#
6 698 (23.07%) Perl
7 626 (20.69%) SQL
8 382 (12.62%) Bash Shell
9 340 (11.24%) C++
10 197 (6.51%) C
11 196 (6.48%) Scala
12 126 (4.16%) Clojure
13 124 (4.10%) PowerShell
14 116 (3.83%) Groovy
15 85 (2.81%) Shell Script
16 76 (2.51%) F#
17 75 (2.48%) Erlang
18 48 (1.59%) CoffeeScript
19 44 (1.45%) Objective-C
20 31 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 398 (13.15%) Degree
2 33 (1.09%) PhD
3 29 (0.96%) CISSP
4 23 (0.76%) ISTQB
4 23 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (0.66%) MCSD
5 20 (0.66%) MCTS
6 19 (0.63%) CEH
6 19 (0.63%) MCP
6 19 (0.63%) MCAD
6 19 (0.63%) ISEB
7 14 (0.46%) RHCE
8 12 (0.40%) Linux+ Certification
8 12 (0.40%) CCNP
8 12 (0.40%) LPIC
9 10 (0.33%) CCSE
9 10 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.26%) CCNA
11 6 (0.20%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 390 (12.89%) QA
2 23 (0.76%) SLA
3 18 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.13%) WCAG
7 3 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.066%) WAI
9 1 (0.033%) Section 508
System Software
1 166 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 109 (3.60%) KVM
3 87 (2.88%) Xen
4 67 (2.21%) Varnish
5 50 (1.65%) NFS
6 33 (1.09%) vSphere
7 31 (1.02%) Active Directory
8 25 (0.83%) Snort
9 18 (0.59%) Docker
9 18 (0.59%) VMware ESX
10 17 (0.56%) Hyper-V
11 16 (0.53%) Postfix
12 12 (0.40%) VirtualBox
12 12 (0.40%) Sendmail
13 10 (0.33%) Nmap
14 9 (0.30%) vCloud
15 5 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
16 4 (0.13%) Samba
16 4 (0.13%) XenServer
17 3 (0.099%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 686 (22.67%) Puppet
2 551 (18.21%) Opscode Chef
3 260 (8.59%) Nagios
4 133 (4.40%) ZABBIX
5 102 (3.37%) Ansible
6 89 (2.94%) Salt
7 67 (2.21%) Vagrant
8 62 (2.05%) CFEngine
9 60 (1.98%) logstash
10 54 (1.78%) Cacti
11 53 (1.75%) HAProxy
12 48 (1.59%) Capistrano
13 39 (1.29%) Ganglia
14 38 (1.26%) SCOM
15 33 (1.09%) Zenoss
16 31 (1.02%) Opsview
17 19 (0.63%) WSUS
18 17 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
19 16 (0.53%) collectd
19 16 (0.53%) Munin
Vendors
1 280 (9.25%) Red Hat
2 242 (8.00%) Oracle
3 232 (7.67%) VMware
4 220 (7.27%) Microsoft
5 119 (3.93%) JBoss
6 113 (3.73%) Facebook
7 96 (3.17%) Rackspace
8 85 (2.81%) Google
9 63 (2.08%) Cisco
10 59 (1.95%) Twitter
11 56 (1.85%) HP
12 49 (1.62%) Zend
13 45 (1.49%) Adobe
14 43 (1.42%) SaltStack
15 39 (1.29%) F5
16 34 (1.12%) Citrix
17 32 (1.06%) Sybase
17 32 (1.06%) Apple
17 32 (1.06%) New Relic
18 30 (0.99%) Sony
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000.00 - £90000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 to £75000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + 20%-25% bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Engage PSG
Posted: Yesterday