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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 115 166 210
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +44
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 509 379 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.44% 1.70% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.01% 3.57% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 414 256 217
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,700 £60,000 £56,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
10156 10615 10375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.74% 47.68% 48.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8771 8980 9109
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +72 163 £50,000 +25.00% 14
Hampshire +3 108 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Berkshire +54 95 £50,000 - 8
Kent +35 48 £40,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +6 37 £47,500 -2.56% 9
East Sussex -9 31 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire -17 23 £37,500 -6.25% 1
West Sussex -4 5 £47,000 -14.54%
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 525 (52.87%) Python
2 498 (50.15%) Agile Software Development
3 429 (43.20%) Linux
4 415 (41.79%) JavaScript
5 392 (39.48%) TDD
6 326 (32.83%) CSS
7 324 (32.63%) Git (software)
8 320 (32.23%) HTML
9 300 (30.21%) PHP
10 297 (29.91%) Node.js
11 295 (29.71%) Perl
12 286 (28.80%) MVC
13 275 (27.69%) Java
14 273 (27.49%) NoSQL
15 257 (25.88%) C#
16 246 (24.77%) MySQL
17 232 (23.36%) BDD
18 230 (23.16%) jQuery
19 216 (21.75%) Ruby on Rails
20 211 (21.25%) .NET
21 200 (20.14%) SQL Server
22 198 (19.94%) AngularJS
23 191 (19.23%) SQL
24 186 (18.73%) UNIX
25 179 (18.03%) Selenium
26 176 (17.72%) ASP.NET
27 162 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
28 155 (15.61%) ASP.NET MVC
29 153 (15.41%) OO
30 149 (15.01%) Scrum

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 297 (29.91%) Node.js
2 84 (8.46%) Apache
3 47 (4.73%) Tomcat
4 35 (3.52%) nginx
5 24 (2.42%) CMS
6 22 (2.22%) WebLogic
6 22 (2.22%) Drupal
7 20 (2.01%) JBoss
8 17 (1.71%) IIS
8 17 (1.71%) WebSphere
9 15 (1.51%) Jetty
9 15 (1.51%) WordPress
10 14 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.81%) SharePoint
12 7 (0.70%) Apache ServiceMix
12 7 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.50%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.50%) SAS
14 4 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.40%) Kinematics
Applications
1 22 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.11%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.30%) SPSS
5 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) Magento
2 5 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.50%) Cordys
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 83 (8.36%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (4.73%) SaaS
3 27 (2.72%) GitHub
4 20 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (1.21%) Heroku
7 11 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.11%) IaaS
7 11 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (1.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 10 (1.01%) PaaS
9 7 (0.70%) Google App Engine
10 5 (0.50%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.30%) Basecamp
12 3 (0.30%) Trello
12 3 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
12 3 (0.30%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 76 (7.65%) Internet
2 36 (3.63%) Firewall
3 32 (3.22%) HTTP
4 27 (2.72%) VPN
5 26 (2.62%) DNS
6 22 (2.22%) BGP
7 18 (1.81%) OSPF
8 17 (1.71%) TCP/IP
8 17 (1.71%) SMTP
9 16 (1.61%) SAN
10 14 (1.41%) iSCSI
11 13 (1.31%) IMAP
12 12 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (1.21%) VoIP
13 11 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (1.01%) Cisco PIX
14 10 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (1.01%) IPsec
14 10 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (27.49%) NoSQL
2 246 (24.77%) MySQL
3 200 (20.14%) SQL Server
4 147 (14.80%) MongoDB
5 107 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
6 68 (6.85%) Big Data
7 62 (6.24%) Relational Database
8 23 (2.32%) Riak
8 23 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (2.11%) CouchDB
10 14 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
11 13 (1.31%) Redis
11 13 (1.31%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.01%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.91%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.30%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.30%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.30%) IBM BigInsights
Development Applications
1 324 (32.63%) Git (software)
2 179 (18.03%) Selenium
3 143 (14.40%) Jenkins
4 104 (10.47%) RSpec
5 84 (8.46%) Subversion
6 50 (5.04%) JIRA
7 49 (4.93%) gulp
8 45 (4.53%) WATIR
9 42 (4.23%) Grunt
10 38 (3.83%) WebDriver
11 36 (3.63%) Cucumber
12 32 (3.22%) RubyGems
13 30 (3.02%) Maven
14 27 (2.72%) Ant
14 27 (2.72%) PHPUnit
15 24 (2.42%) JUnit
16 21 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
17 20 (2.01%) Visual Studio
18 17 (1.71%) ReSharper
19 16 (1.61%) Bower
General
1 59 (5.94%) Finance
2 47 (4.73%) Retail
3 42 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 36 (3.63%) Marketing
5 32 (3.22%) Games
6 18 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.41%) Advertising
8 12 (1.21%) Legal
9 8 (0.81%) Billing
9 8 (0.81%) Electronics
10 7 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.70%) Banking
11 6 (0.60%) Publishing
12 3 (0.30%) Automotive
13 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.20%) Military
14 1 (0.10%) Law
14 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 579 (58.31%) Developer
2 132 (13.29%) .NET Developer
3 94 (9.47%) Senior Developer
4 93 (9.37%) Web Developer
5 80 (8.06%) Software Engineer
6 77 (7.75%) Systems Administrator
7 73 (7.35%) Administrator
8 59 (5.94%) Linux Administrator
9 57 (5.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 54 (5.44%) Automation Engineer
11 51 (5.14%) Ruby Developer
12 50 (5.04%) Lead Developer
13 48 (4.83%) JavaScript Developer
14 45 (4.53%) Java Developer
15 43 (4.33%) Analyst
16 41 (4.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
17 40 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
18 39 (3.93%) Software Developer
19 38 (3.83%) Test Engineer
20 34 (3.42%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (32.83%) CSS
2 320 (32.23%) HTML
3 230 (23.16%) jQuery
4 216 (21.75%) Ruby on Rails
5 211 (21.25%) .NET
6 198 (19.94%) AngularJS
7 176 (17.72%) ASP.NET
8 155 (15.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 144 (14.50%) RESTful
10 136 (13.70%) WCF
11 123 (12.39%) ASP.NET Web API
12 119 (11.98%) Backbone.js
13 96 (9.67%) HTML5
14 94 (9.47%) Web Services
15 93 (9.37%) XML
16 87 (8.76%) REST
17 83 (8.36%) .NET Framework
18 79 (7.96%) CSS3
19 73 (7.35%) JSON
20 66 (6.65%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 61 (6.14%) Computer Science
2 59 (5.94%) Mobile App
3 43 (4.33%) Data Centre
4 37 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (2.62%) BBC
7 25 (2.52%) Social Media
8 19 (1.91%) User Experience
9 13 (1.31%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.21%) Digital Media
10 12 (1.21%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.01%) Visualisation
12 9 (0.91%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.81%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.81%) Data Conversion
14 5 (0.50%) DTV
14 5 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 4 (0.40%) Augmented Reality
15 4 (0.40%) Kindle
15 4 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 429 (43.20%) Linux
2 186 (18.73%) UNIX
3 103 (10.37%) Windows
4 93 (9.37%) Ubuntu
5 34 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (2.52%) Android
7 24 (2.42%) Windows 7
8 22 (2.22%) Apple iOS
8 22 (2.22%) CentOS
9 21 (2.11%) Solaris
10 20 (2.01%) Debian
11 19 (1.91%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.60%) SUSE
12 6 (0.60%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.30%) OpenBSD
13 3 (0.30%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.10%) AIX
14 1 (0.10%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (50.15%) Agile Software Development
2 392 (39.48%) TDD
3 286 (28.80%) MVC
4 232 (23.36%) BDD
5 162 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
6 153 (15.41%) OO
7 149 (15.01%) Scrum
8 142 (14.30%) Software Engineering
9 140 (14.10%) Open Source
10 131 (13.19%) Web Development
11 130 (13.09%) Web Application Development
12 116 (11.68%) Test Automation
12 116 (11.68%) DevOps
13 92 (9.26%) Configuration Management
14 64 (6.45%) Automation Testing
15 60 (6.04%) OOP
16 51 (5.14%) Mobile Application Development
17 37 (3.73%) User Acceptance Testing
18 34 (3.42%) OOD
19 33 (3.32%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 525 (52.87%) Python
2 415 (41.79%) JavaScript
3 300 (30.21%) PHP
4 295 (29.71%) Perl
5 275 (27.69%) Java
6 257 (25.88%) C#
7 191 (19.23%) SQL
8 132 (13.29%) Bash Shell
9 100 (10.07%) C++
10 50 (5.04%) C
11 46 (4.63%) VB.NET
12 44 (4.43%) Objective-C
13 34 (3.42%) Shell Script
14 32 (3.22%) VB
15 17 (1.71%) VBScript
15 17 (1.71%) MATLAB
16 15 (1.51%) Korn
16 15 (1.51%) PowerShell
17 13 (1.31%) Scala
17 13 (1.31%) Go
Qualifications
1 101 (10.17%) Degree
2 25 (2.52%) ISTQB
3 22 (2.22%) ISEB
4 16 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.31%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.81%) CISSP
7 7 (0.70%) EMC Certification
8 5 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.30%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.30%) CCIE
10 3 (0.30%) CISM
11 2 (0.20%) CCNP
11 2 (0.20%) PhD
12 1 (0.10%) HND
12 1 (0.10%) CCNA
12 1 (0.10%) CNA
12 1 (0.10%) CNE
12 1 (0.10%) Novell Certification
12 1 (0.10%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.74%) QA
2 15 (1.51%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.11%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.91%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (2.92%) Varnish
3 19 (1.91%) KVM
4 16 (1.61%) Xen
5 9 (0.91%) vSphere
6 8 (0.81%) vCloud
7 6 (0.60%) Active Directory
8 5 (0.50%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.40%) Snort
9 4 (0.40%) Samba
9 4 (0.40%) Docker
9 4 (0.40%) Ceph
10 3 (0.30%) XenServer
11 2 (0.20%) Firmware
11 2 (0.20%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.10%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.10%) NFS
12 1 (0.10%) LXC
12 1 (0.10%) Gluster
12 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 136 (13.70%) Puppet
2 112 (11.28%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (4.13%) Nagios
4 22 (2.22%) Ansible
5 20 (2.01%) ZABBIX
6 13 (1.31%) Zenoss
7 11 (1.11%) Cacti
8 9 (0.91%) SELinux
9 8 (0.81%) Opsview
10 7 (0.70%) Vagrant
11 5 (0.50%) Nessus
12 4 (0.40%) Munin
12 4 (0.40%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.40%) Icinga
13 3 (0.30%) Graphite
13 3 (0.30%) Capistrano
13 3 (0.30%) logstash
13 3 (0.30%) Salt
13 3 (0.30%) CFEngine
13 3 (0.30%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 76 (7.65%) Microsoft
2 75 (7.55%) VMware
3 52 (5.24%) Red Hat
4 41 (4.13%) Google
5 40 (4.03%) Facebook
6 32 (3.22%) Oracle
7 27 (2.72%) Apple
8 26 (2.62%) Zend
9 25 (2.52%) Yahoo!
9 25 (2.52%) Sony
10 23 (2.32%) Cisco
11 17 (1.71%) Juniper
12 8 (0.81%) EMC
12 8 (0.81%) Rackspace
13 7 (0.70%) HP
14 6 (0.60%) Demandware
14 6 (0.60%) Hortonworks
15 5 (0.50%) LogLogic
15 5 (0.50%) Twitter
15 5 (0.50%) McAfee
Camberley, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Healthcare, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 35,000 - 65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, private medical, 20-25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + training and development
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Riot Games EU
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Riot Games EU
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £70,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago