The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 128 165 202
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +37
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 470 364 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.27% 1.61% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 3.29% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 372 280 252
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,125 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.42% +9.66%
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10019 11057 10817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.31% 48.82% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 8610 9504 9481
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Ruby
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Ruby Salary Trend in the South East

Ruby
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in the South East

Ruby
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Surrey +76 157 £52,500 +35.48% 11
Hampshire +18 106 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Berkshire +33 83 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Kent +31 41 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East Sussex +2 31 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Oxfordshire 0 30 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Buckinghamshire -9 18 £47,500 +18.75% 1
West Sussex +8 4 £44,750 -5.78% 1
Middlesex +6 1 £105,000 +180.00%
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 529 (55.22%) Python
2 483 (50.42%) Agile Software Development
3 416 (43.42%) Linux
4 413 (43.11%) JavaScript
5 355 (37.06%) TDD
6 309 (32.25%) CSS
7 302 (31.52%) PHP
8 301 (31.42%) Perl
9 300 (31.32%) HTML
10 294 (30.69%) Git (software)
11 291 (30.38%) MVC
12 285 (29.75%) Java
13 249 (25.99%) Node.js
14 244 (25.47%) C#
15 240 (25.05%) NoSQL
16 237 (24.74%) jQuery
17 232 (24.22%) MySQL
18 210 (21.92%) Ruby on Rails
19 207 (21.61%) BDD
20 198 (20.67%) .NET
21 193 (20.15%) SQL
22 185 (19.31%) AngularJS
23 182 (19.00%) UNIX
24 181 (18.89%) SQL Server
25 169 (17.64%) Selenium
26 165 (17.22%) Open Source
27 162 (16.91%) ASP.NET
28 161 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
29 153 (15.97%) OO
30 143 (14.93%) Scrum

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 249 (25.99%) Node.js
2 76 (7.93%) Apache
3 51 (5.32%) Tomcat
4 26 (2.71%) nginx
5 24 (2.51%) WebLogic
6 22 (2.30%) CMS
6 22 (2.30%) JBoss
7 19 (1.98%) WebSphere
7 19 (1.98%) IIS
8 17 (1.77%) Drupal
9 16 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (1.25%) Jetty
11 11 (1.15%) WordPress
12 10 (1.04%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.94%) SharePoint
14 7 (0.73%) Apache ServiceMix
15 4 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
15 4 (0.42%) Kinematics
15 4 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
16 3 (0.31%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 24 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.10%) MS Office
4 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (0.63%) Magento
2 5 (0.52%) Cordys
3 4 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.10%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 65 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (4.80%) SaaS
3 22 (2.30%) GitHub
4 13 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.73%) PaaS
6 7 (0.73%) Heroku
6 7 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.63%) IaaS
7 6 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (0.52%) AWS OpsWorks
8 5 (0.52%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.42%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.42%) Basecamp
9 4 (0.42%) Trello
10 3 (0.31%) Google Compute Engine
10 3 (0.31%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.31%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 75 (7.83%) Internet
2 44 (4.59%) HTTP
3 38 (3.97%) Firewall
4 31 (3.24%) DNS
5 30 (3.13%) BGP
6 29 (3.03%) VPN
7 27 (2.82%) TCP/IP
8 23 (2.40%) SMTP
9 22 (2.30%) OSPF
10 15 (1.57%) IMAP
10 15 (1.57%) SAN
11 14 (1.46%) VoIP
12 13 (1.36%) Network Security
12 13 (1.36%) iSCSI
13 12 (1.25%) IPsec
13 12 (1.25%) WAN
14 11 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
15 10 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (25.05%) NoSQL
2 232 (24.22%) MySQL
3 181 (18.89%) SQL Server
4 140 (14.61%) MongoDB
5 106 (11.06%) PostgreSQL
6 67 (6.99%) Relational Database
7 65 (6.78%) Big Data
8 34 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 34 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (2.51%) CouchDB
10 12 (1.25%) Riak
11 11 (1.15%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.84%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.73%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.52%) Redis
15 5 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
16 2 (0.21%) Apache Accumulo
17 1 (0.10%) Apache Cassandra
17 1 (0.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 294 (30.69%) Git (software)
2 169 (17.64%) Selenium
3 142 (14.82%) Jenkins
4 103 (10.75%) Subversion
5 87 (9.08%) RSpec
6 54 (5.64%) JIRA
7 45 (4.70%) WebDriver
8 39 (4.07%) WATIR
9 36 (3.76%) RubyGems
10 35 (3.65%) Maven
11 34 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 34 (3.55%) gulp
12 31 (3.24%) Ant
13 30 (3.13%) Cucumber
14 29 (3.03%) PHPUnit
14 29 (3.03%) Grunt
15 28 (2.92%) Visual Studio
16 26 (2.71%) JMeter
17 24 (2.51%) JUnit
17 24 (2.51%) Moq
General
1 57 (5.95%) Finance
2 42 (4.38%) Retail
3 34 (3.55%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.71%) Marketing
5 22 (2.30%) Games
6 17 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.25%) Legal
8 7 (0.73%) Banking
8 7 (0.73%) Advertising
9 5 (0.52%) Electronics
10 4 (0.42%) Publishing
10 4 (0.42%) Billing
11 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.21%) Local Government
12 2 (0.21%) Military
12 2 (0.21%) French Language
13 1 (0.10%) Automotive
13 1 (0.10%) Law
13 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 562 (58.66%) Developer
2 114 (11.90%) .NET Developer
3 96 (10.02%) Web Developer
4 92 (9.60%) Senior Developer
5 82 (8.56%) Systems Administrator
6 78 (8.14%) Software Engineer
7 77 (8.04%) Administrator
8 64 (6.68%) Linux Administrator
9 63 (6.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 53 (5.53%) Lead Developer
11 50 (5.22%) JavaScript Developer
12 47 (4.91%) Java Developer
13 46 (4.80%) Automation Engineer
14 45 (4.70%) Ruby Developer
15 44 (4.59%) Ruby on Rails Developer
16 42 (4.38%) Software Developer
17 36 (3.76%) PHP Developer
18 35 (3.65%) Analyst
19 34 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
20 32 (3.34%) Lead Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (32.25%) CSS
2 300 (31.32%) HTML
3 237 (24.74%) jQuery
4 210 (21.92%) Ruby on Rails
5 198 (20.67%) .NET
6 185 (19.31%) AngularJS
7 162 (16.91%) ASP.NET
8 140 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 121 (12.63%) WCF
10 119 (12.42%) RESTful
11 107 (11.17%) Backbone.js
12 103 (10.75%) XML
13 99 (10.33%) Web Services
13 99 (10.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 81 (8.46%) HTML5
15 80 (8.35%) REST
16 76 (7.93%) .NET Framework
17 71 (7.41%) CSS3
18 69 (7.20%) JSON
19 58 (6.05%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.16%) Mobile App
2 51 (5.32%) Computer Science
3 44 (4.59%) Data Centre
4 27 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (2.30%) Social Media
7 21 (2.19%) BBC
8 20 (2.09%) User Experience
9 10 (1.04%) Algorithms
10 9 (0.94%) Client/Server
10 9 (0.94%) Management Information System
11 8 (0.84%) Kindle
11 8 (0.84%) Digital Media
12 7 (0.73%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.63%) iPhone
13 6 (0.63%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.63%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.52%) Replication
14 5 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 4 (0.42%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 416 (43.42%) Linux
2 182 (19.00%) UNIX
3 122 (12.73%) Windows
4 92 (9.60%) Ubuntu
5 32 (3.34%) Android
5 32 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (2.92%) Windows 7
7 26 (2.71%) Apple iOS
8 25 (2.61%) Mac OS X
8 25 (2.61%) CentOS
9 24 (2.51%) Debian
10 23 (2.40%) Solaris
11 6 (0.63%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.63%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.42%) SUSE
13 3 (0.31%) OpenBSD
13 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.10%) VMS
14 1 (0.10%) AIX
14 1 (0.10%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (50.42%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (37.06%) TDD
3 291 (30.38%) MVC
4 207 (21.61%) BDD
5 165 (17.22%) Open Source
6 161 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
7 153 (15.97%) OO
8 143 (14.93%) Scrum
9 142 (14.82%) Software Engineering
10 123 (12.84%) Web Development
11 114 (11.90%) Test Automation
12 107 (11.17%) Web Application Development
13 105 (10.96%) DevOps
14 86 (8.98%) Configuration Management
15 60 (6.26%) OOP
16 51 (5.32%) OOD
16 51 (5.32%) Automation Testing
17 49 (5.11%) Mobile Application Development
18 43 (4.49%) Unit Testing
19 36 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 529 (55.22%) Python
2 413 (43.11%) JavaScript
3 302 (31.52%) PHP
4 301 (31.42%) Perl
5 285 (29.75%) Java
6 244 (25.47%) C#
7 193 (20.15%) SQL
8 111 (11.59%) Bash Shell
9 108 (11.27%) C++
10 56 (5.85%) C
11 47 (4.91%) VB.NET
12 40 (4.18%) Objective-C
13 30 (3.13%) VB
14 19 (1.98%) VBScript
14 19 (1.98%) MATLAB
15 18 (1.88%) Shell Script
16 16 (1.67%) Groovy
17 14 (1.46%) PowerShell
17 14 (1.46%) Scala
18 11 (1.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 90 (9.39%) Degree
2 23 (2.40%) ISTQB
3 20 (2.09%) ISEB
4 13 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.84%) CISSP
7 5 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.42%) EMC Certification
9 3 (0.31%) CISM
9 3 (0.31%) CNA
9 3 (0.31%) CNE
9 3 (0.31%) Novell Certification
9 3 (0.31%) PhD
9 3 (0.31%) CCIE
10 2 (0.21%) CCNP
11 1 (0.10%) CCNA
11 1 (0.10%) GCFA
11 1 (0.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.10%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.37%) QA
2 17 (1.77%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.25%) ISO 9001
4 11 (1.15%) HIPAA
5 9 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.63%) SLA
7 5 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (2.51%) KVM
3 22 (2.30%) Xen
4 18 (1.88%) Varnish
5 7 (0.73%) vSphere
5 7 (0.73%) Samba
6 6 (0.63%) vCloud
7 5 (0.52%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.42%) XenServer
8 4 (0.42%) Ceph
9 3 (0.31%) iptables
9 3 (0.31%) Postfix
9 3 (0.31%) Snort
10 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.21%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.21%) Docker
11 1 (0.10%) LXC
11 1 (0.10%) NFS
11 1 (0.10%) Firmware
11 1 (0.10%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 135 (14.09%) Puppet
2 107 (11.17%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (4.59%) Nagios
4 22 (2.30%) ZABBIX
5 20 (2.09%) Ansible
6 11 (1.15%) Cacti
7 10 (1.04%) Zenoss
8 8 (0.84%) SELinux
8 8 (0.84%) Opsview
9 7 (0.73%) Vagrant
10 5 (0.52%) Nessus
10 5 (0.52%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.52%) Salt
11 4 (0.42%) Icinga
11 4 (0.42%) Graphite
11 4 (0.42%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.31%) CFEngine
12 3 (0.31%) Munin
12 3 (0.31%) logstash
13 2 (0.21%) collectd
Vendors
1 80 (8.35%) VMware
2 71 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 51 (5.32%) Red Hat
4 39 (4.07%) Google
5 31 (3.24%) Facebook
6 30 (3.13%) Zend
7 24 (2.51%) Oracle
8 22 (2.30%) Cisco
8 22 (2.30%) Apple
9 20 (2.09%) Yahoo!
9 20 (2.09%) Sony
10 19 (1.98%) Juniper
11 9 (0.94%) Rackspace
12 7 (0.73%) Twitter
13 6 (0.63%) Demandware
13 6 (0.63%) HP
13 6 (0.63%) PayPal
14 5 (0.52%) IBM
14 5 (0.52%) EMC
14 5 (0.52%) McAfee
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, 25 days holiday, Life and
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ascot, Berkshire
SC Recruitment
Salary: Fully negotiable + Benefits + Extensive training investment
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
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Oxfordshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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