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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 130 180 278
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +98
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 492 337 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.28% 1.41% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.71% 2.85% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 409 311 164
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
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
10448 11843 11443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.51% 49.44% 50.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8990 10137 10018
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +85 170 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Berkshire +11 94 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Oxfordshire +32 71 £44,750 -10.50% 3
Hampshire -7 64 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Buckinghamshire +42 43 £41,250 +3.12% 2
East Sussex -19 40 £40,000 -3.03% 6
Kent +27 12 £45,000 - 4
Isle of Wight - 2 £27,500 -
West Sussex +9 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 477 (56.85%) Python
2 475 (56.62%) Agile Software Development
3 371 (44.22%) JavaScript
4 369 (43.98%) Linux
5 293 (34.92%) TDD
6 271 (32.30%) Perl
6 271 (32.30%) MVC
7 270 (32.18%) Java
8 256 (30.51%) PHP
9 254 (30.27%) HTML
10 249 (29.68%) CSS
11 236 (28.13%) Git (software)
12 215 (25.63%) jQuery
13 211 (25.15%) C#
14 194 (23.12%) Open Source
15 190 (22.65%) Software Engineering
15 190 (22.65%) SQL
15 190 (22.65%) BDD
16 188 (22.41%) MySQL
17 179 (21.33%) NoSQL
18 178 (21.22%) .NET
19 170 (20.26%) OO
20 168 (20.02%) SQL Server
21 167 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
22 166 (19.79%) Node.js
23 164 (19.55%) Windows
24 150 (17.88%) UNIX
25 149 (17.76%) ASP.NET
26 140 (16.69%) Ruby on Rails
27 131 (15.61%) Scrum

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 166 (19.79%) Node.js
2 52 (6.20%) Apache
3 31 (3.69%) Tomcat
4 29 (3.46%) IIS
5 22 (2.62%) WebLogic
6 20 (2.38%) Confluence
7 14 (1.67%) nginx
7 14 (1.67%) JBoss
8 12 (1.43%) WebSphere
9 11 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (1.19%) Apache ServiceMix
10 10 (1.19%) OpenStack
10 10 (1.19%) Apache Solr
10 10 (1.19%) CMS
11 7 (0.83%) ColdFusion
12 4 (0.48%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.36%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.36%) MediaWiki
14 2 (0.24%) Eucalyptus
14 2 (0.24%) Drupal
Applications
1 31 (3.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (0.72%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.60%) Cordys
3 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 64 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.58%) SaaS
3 25 (2.98%) GitHub
4 23 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (2.38%) Amazon S3
6 17 (2.03%) AWS OpsWorks
7 7 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.48%) PaaS
8 4 (0.48%) Heroku
8 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.36%) IaaS
10 1 (0.12%) Trello
10 1 (0.12%) Yammer
10 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.12%) Office 365
10 1 (0.12%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.96%) Internet
2 45 (5.36%) HTTP
3 42 (5.01%) TCP/IP
4 28 (3.34%) Firewall
5 26 (3.10%) Network Security
6 25 (2.98%) BGP
7 22 (2.62%) DNS
8 21 (2.50%) VPN
9 19 (2.26%) SMTP
10 16 (1.91%) SAN
11 15 (1.79%) OSPF
12 12 (1.43%) IPsec
12 12 (1.43%) VoIP
13 11 (1.31%) IPv6
14 8 (0.95%) IPv4
14 8 (0.95%) WAN
14 8 (0.95%) IMAP
15 6 (0.72%) LDAP
15 6 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (0.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (22.41%) MySQL
2 179 (21.33%) NoSQL
3 168 (20.02%) SQL Server
4 105 (12.51%) MongoDB
5 68 (8.10%) PostgreSQL
6 50 (5.96%) Big Data
6 50 (5.96%) Relational Database
7 34 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 33 (3.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 26 (3.10%) CouchDB
10 17 (2.03%) RavenDB
11 13 (1.55%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.83%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.72%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.60%) Redis
15 3 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
16 2 (0.24%) MarkLogic
16 2 (0.24%) DB2
Development Applications
1 236 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 122 (14.54%) Jenkins
3 115 (13.71%) Selenium
4 103 (12.28%) Subversion
5 60 (7.15%) JIRA
6 53 (6.32%) WebDriver
7 49 (5.84%) RSpec
7 49 (5.84%) JMeter
8 47 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 45 (5.36%) Moq
10 43 (5.13%) ReSharper
11 40 (4.77%) Cucumber
12 37 (4.41%) NUnit
13 32 (3.81%) Maven
13 32 (3.81%) Ant
14 29 (3.46%) Visual Studio
14 29 (3.46%) WATIR
15 28 (3.34%) PHPUnit
16 24 (2.86%) TeamCity
17 17 (2.03%) NCrunch
General
1 46 (5.48%) Retail
2 39 (4.65%) Finance
3 23 (2.74%) Games
4 18 (2.15%) Back Office
5 17 (2.03%) Marketing
6 15 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.60%) Publishing
7 5 (0.60%) Local Government
8 4 (0.48%) Advertising
9 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.36%) Electronics
10 2 (0.24%) French Language
10 2 (0.24%) Military
10 2 (0.24%) Banking
11 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.12%) Billing
11 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 476 (56.73%) Developer
2 111 (13.23%) Software Engineer
3 106 (12.63%) .NET Developer
4 91 (10.85%) Senior Developer
5 57 (6.79%) Administrator
5 57 (6.79%) Systems Administrator
6 55 (6.56%) Web Developer
7 53 (6.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 53 (6.32%) Linux Administrator
8 51 (6.08%) Software Developer
9 48 (5.72%) PHP Developer
10 43 (5.13%) Java Developer
10 43 (5.13%) Ruby Developer
11 40 (4.77%) Lead Developer
12 39 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 32 (3.81%) Full Stack Developer
14 31 (3.69%) Support Engineer
15 30 (3.58%) Analyst
16 25 (2.98%) Junior
16 25 (2.98%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (30.27%) HTML
2 249 (29.68%) CSS
3 215 (25.63%) jQuery
4 178 (21.22%) .NET
5 149 (17.76%) ASP.NET
6 140 (16.69%) Ruby on Rails
7 119 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 111 (13.23%) AngularJS
9 107 (12.75%) Web Services
10 99 (11.80%) WCF
11 94 (11.20%) XML
12 86 (10.25%) RESTful
13 75 (8.94%) HTML5
14 74 (8.82%) LAMP
15 73 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
16 62 (7.39%) .NET Framework
17 61 (7.27%) CSS3
18 60 (7.15%) Entity Framework
19 53 (6.32%) Backbone.js
20 44 (5.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 194 (23.12%) Open Source
2 60 (7.15%) Computer Science
3 50 (5.96%) Mobile App
4 42 (5.01%) User Experience
5 16 (1.91%) iPhone
5 16 (1.91%) Blackberry
6 15 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 15 (1.79%) Kindle
7 13 (1.55%) Algorithms
8 10 (1.19%) Social Media
9 8 (0.95%) BBC
10 7 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.60%) Replication
11 5 (0.60%) NHS
12 4 (0.48%) W3C
12 4 (0.48%) iPad
12 4 (0.48%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.36%) Wiki
13 3 (0.36%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 369 (43.98%) Linux
2 164 (19.55%) Windows
3 150 (17.88%) UNIX
4 64 (7.63%) Ubuntu
5 34 (4.05%) Debian
6 33 (3.93%) Solaris
7 32 (3.81%) Windows 7
8 31 (3.69%) Android
9 30 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (3.34%) CentOS
11 21 (2.50%) Mac OS X
12 16 (1.91%) Windows Phone
13 15 (1.79%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.36%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.36%) VMS
17 2 (0.24%) SUSE
17 2 (0.24%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (56.62%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (34.92%) TDD
3 271 (32.30%) MVC
4 190 (22.65%) Software Engineering
4 190 (22.65%) BDD
5 170 (20.26%) OO
6 167 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
7 131 (15.61%) Scrum
8 88 (10.49%) OOD
8 88 (10.49%) Web Application Development
9 86 (10.25%) DevOps
10 84 (10.01%) Test Automation
11 80 (9.54%) Web Development
12 56 (6.67%) Configuration Management
12 56 (6.67%) E-Commerce
13 55 (6.56%) Automated Testing
13 55 (6.56%) Unit Testing
14 44 (5.24%) OOP
15 43 (5.13%) Test Strategy
16 37 (4.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 477 (56.85%) Python
2 371 (44.22%) JavaScript
3 271 (32.30%) Perl
4 270 (32.18%) Java
5 256 (30.51%) PHP
6 211 (25.15%) C#
7 190 (22.65%) SQL
8 117 (13.95%) C++
9 75 (8.94%) Bash Shell
10 54 (6.44%) C
11 39 (4.65%) VB.NET
12 34 (4.05%) MATLAB
13 31 (3.69%) Groovy
14 19 (2.26%) PowerShell
14 19 (2.26%) VB
15 16 (1.91%) Scala
15 16 (1.91%) Shell Script
16 15 (1.79%) XQuery
16 15 (1.79%) XPath
17 12 (1.43%) Golang
Qualifications
1 98 (11.68%) Degree
2 16 (1.91%) Security Cleared
2 16 (1.91%) ISTQB
2 16 (1.91%) ISEB
3 15 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.72%) PhD
6 5 (0.60%) CCIE
6 5 (0.60%) CISSP
6 5 (0.60%) CISM
7 4 (0.48%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.48%) CCNA
8 3 (0.36%) CHFI
8 3 (0.36%) CNA
8 3 (0.36%) CNE
8 3 (0.36%) Novell Certification
9 2 (0.24%) CCNP
9 2 (0.24%) Linux+ Certification
10 1 (0.12%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (9.54%) QA
2 15 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 14 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.31%) HIPAA
5 6 (0.72%) SLA
6 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.24%) FISMA
System Software
1 47 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (2.74%) Xen
2 23 (2.74%) KVM
3 6 (0.72%) vSphere
3 6 (0.72%) Snort
4 4 (0.48%) XenServer
5 3 (0.36%) vCloud
5 3 (0.36%) Varnish
5 3 (0.36%) Docker
5 3 (0.36%) Samba
5 3 (0.36%) Postfix
5 3 (0.36%) iptables
6 2 (0.24%) GlusterFS
6 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.24%) Ceph
7 1 (0.12%) LXC
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 117 (13.95%) Puppet
2 84 (10.01%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (4.05%) Nagios
4 20 (2.38%) ZABBIX
5 10 (1.19%) Cacti
6 9 (1.07%) Ansible
7 7 (0.83%) Salt
7 7 (0.83%) Opsview
8 6 (0.72%) Capistrano
9 4 (0.48%) Zenoss
9 4 (0.48%) collectd
9 4 (0.48%) Graphite
10 3 (0.36%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.36%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.36%) SELinux
10 3 (0.36%) logstash
10 3 (0.36%) SCCM
10 3 (0.36%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.36%) CFEngine
10 3 (0.36%) AppManager
Vendors
1 72 (8.58%) VMware
2 64 (7.63%) Microsoft
3 55 (6.56%) Red Hat
4 41 (4.89%) Oracle
5 39 (4.65%) Zend
6 26 (3.10%) Google
7 25 (2.98%) Cisco
8 23 (2.74%) Juniper
9 17 (2.03%) RedPrairie
9 17 (2.03%) Endeca
10 11 (1.31%) Rackspace
11 10 (1.19%) Facebook
12 7 (0.83%) Yahoo!
12 7 (0.83%) Sony
12 7 (0.83%) Apple
13 6 (0.72%) SaltStack
13 6 (0.72%) PayPal
14 5 (0.60%) IBM
15 4 (0.48%) HP
15 4 (0.48%) Citrix
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £49000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30K-£75K + Outstanding Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified + Shares Option Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago