The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 170 195 230
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +35
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 363 292 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.60% 1.32% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.27% 2.68% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 284 257 227
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
11106 10914 11669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.91% 49.28% 50.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9579 9562 10435
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
Hampshire +31 86 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Surrey -5 67 £37,500 -11.76% 8
East Sussex -12 57 £40,000 +14.28%
Berkshire +16 55 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Oxfordshire +21 45 £45,000 +9.09% 7
Buckinghamshire +11 31 £40,000 +28.00% 7
Kent -9 18 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Middlesex -12 3 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £47,500 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 383 (53.49%) Python
2 350 (48.88%) Linux
3 282 (39.39%) JavaScript
4 239 (33.38%) PHP
5 238 (33.24%) Git (software)
6 219 (30.59%) HTML
7 216 (30.17%) CSS
8 215 (30.03%) MVC
9 212 (29.61%) Perl
10 209 (29.19%) TDD
11 198 (27.65%) C#
12 189 (26.40%) Java
12 189 (26.40%) Node.js
13 188 (26.26%) jQuery
14 179 (25.00%) Open Source
14 179 (25.00%) MySQL
15 178 (24.86%) .NET
16 162 (22.63%) OO
17 161 (22.49%) Ruby on Rails
18 157 (21.93%) SQL Server
19 156 (21.79%) BDD
20 154 (21.51%) Bash Shell
21 152 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
22 147 (20.53%) ASP.NET
23 143 (19.97%) ASP.NET MVC
24 131 (18.30%) Puppet
25 124 (17.32%) Continuous Integration
26 123 (17.18%) Apache
27 119 (16.62%) Windows
28 105 (14.66%) SQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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
1 189 (26.40%) Node.js
2 123 (17.18%) Apache
3 76 (10.61%) IIS
4 59 (8.24%) Confluence
5 48 (6.70%) nginx
6 31 (4.33%) Drupal
7 26 (3.63%) Tomcat
8 18 (2.51%) CMS
9 13 (1.82%) ColdFusion
10 11 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
10 11 (1.54%) OpenStack
11 10 (1.40%) Eucalyptus
12 9 (1.26%) WordPress
13 6 (0.84%) SharePoint
13 6 (0.84%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.28%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.28%) Plone
14 2 (0.28%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.14%) SugarCRM
15 1 (0.14%) Flash Media Server
Applications
1 58 (8.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.84%) MS Office
3 5 (0.70%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.70%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.40%) Magento
2 6 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.56%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (8.80%) SaaS
2 51 (7.12%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (5.17%) PaaS
4 26 (3.63%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (3.35%) GitHub
6 21 (2.93%) IaaS
7 20 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (0.84%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.70%) Heroku
10 5 (0.70%) Rackspace Cloud
11 4 (0.56%) Office 365
11 4 (0.56%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 78 (10.89%) Internet
2 40 (5.59%) HTTP
3 30 (4.19%) Firewall
4 27 (3.77%) TCP/IP
5 16 (2.23%) DNS
5 16 (2.23%) IPv4
5 16 (2.23%) IPv6
6 13 (1.82%) tcpdump
7 12 (1.68%) Ethernet
7 12 (1.68%) InfiniBand
8 10 (1.40%) Network Security
8 10 (1.40%) SMTP
9 9 (1.26%) SNMP
9 9 (1.26%) VoIP
10 8 (1.12%) LDAP
10 8 (1.12%) VLAN
11 6 (0.84%) NetScaler
11 6 (0.84%) DHCP
11 6 (0.84%) VPN
12 5 (0.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (25.00%) MySQL
2 157 (21.93%) SQL Server
3 103 (14.39%) NoSQL
4 84 (11.73%) Relational Database
5 67 (9.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 59 (8.24%) RDBMS
7 58 (8.10%) RavenDB
8 47 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
9 42 (5.87%) MongoDB
10 19 (2.65%) HBase
11 17 (2.37%) Big Data
12 10 (1.40%) Redis
12 10 (1.40%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (1.26%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
16 3 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 238 (33.24%) Git (software)
2 72 (10.06%) Cucumber
3 68 (9.50%) JIRA
4 62 (8.66%) TeamCity
5 60 (8.38%) Moq
5 60 (8.38%) ReSharper
6 59 (8.24%) WATIR
7 58 (8.10%) NUnit
7 58 (8.10%) Rhino Mocks
7 58 (8.10%) NCrunch
8 57 (7.96%) Selenium
9 51 (7.12%) Subversion
10 44 (6.15%) Jenkins
11 39 (5.45%) WebDriver
12 14 (1.96%) Metasploit
12 14 (1.96%) Jasmine
12 14 (1.96%) PhantomJS
13 12 (1.68%) GCC
13 12 (1.68%) GDB
14 11 (1.54%) PHPUnit
General
1 102 (14.25%) Retail
2 58 (8.10%) Finance
3 54 (7.54%) Marketing
4 45 (6.28%) Back Office
5 29 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 24 (3.35%) Banking
7 11 (1.54%) Publishing
8 10 (1.40%) Billing
9 8 (1.12%) Advertising
10 6 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.84%) Electronics
11 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.42%) Games
12 2 (0.28%) French Language
12 2 (0.28%) German Language
12 2 (0.28%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.28%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 346 (48.32%) Developer
2 111 (15.50%) .NET Developer
3 100 (13.97%) Systems Administrator
4 99 (13.83%) Administrator
5 73 (10.20%) Web Developer
5 73 (10.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 73 (10.20%) Linux Administrator
6 43 (6.01%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 41 (5.73%) Junior
8 38 (5.31%) Linux Engineer
9 37 (5.17%) Senior Developer
10 36 (5.03%) Systems Engineer
11 35 (4.89%) Ruby Developer
12 33 (4.61%) Software Developer
13 29 (4.05%) Junior Developer
13 29 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
14 26 (3.63%) PHP Developer
14 26 (3.63%) Applications Developer
15 24 (3.35%) QA Engineer
16 23 (3.21%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (30.59%) HTML
2 216 (30.17%) CSS
3 188 (26.26%) jQuery
4 178 (24.86%) .NET
5 161 (22.49%) Ruby on Rails
6 147 (20.53%) ASP.NET
7 143 (19.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 85 (11.87%) RESTful
9 77 (10.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 72 (10.06%) Web Services
11 66 (9.22%) HTML5
11 66 (9.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 64 (8.94%) .NET Framework
13 62 (8.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 61 (8.52%) NHibernate
15 59 (8.24%) WCF
15 59 (8.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 58 (8.10%) Dapper ORM
16 58 (8.10%) Spring.NET
16 58 (8.10%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 179 (25.00%) Open Source
2 81 (11.31%) Computer Science
3 38 (5.31%) Social Media
4 29 (4.05%) Mobile App
5 24 (3.35%) BBC
6 14 (1.96%) Blog
6 14 (1.96%) Mathematics
7 13 (1.82%) Digital Media
8 12 (1.68%) iPhone
9 10 (1.40%) Web 2.0
10 9 (1.26%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.12%) Blackberry
12 6 (0.84%) DTV
12 6 (0.84%) Social Network
12 6 (0.84%) FMCG
13 5 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.42%) SCADA
15 2 (0.28%) Thin Client
15 2 (0.28%) Statistics
15 2 (0.28%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 350 (48.88%) Linux
2 119 (16.62%) Windows
3 97 (13.55%) UNIX
4 67 (9.36%) Debian
5 64 (8.94%) Ubuntu
6 56 (7.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (5.03%) Android
8 30 (4.19%) Apple iOS
9 25 (3.49%) CentOS
10 21 (2.93%) Mac OS X
11 17 (2.37%) Solaris
12 16 (2.23%) OpenBSD
13 12 (1.68%) AIX
14 10 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (1.40%) Windows 7
14 10 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.98%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.98%) FreeBSD
16 6 (0.84%) SUSE
16 6 (0.84%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (30.03%) MVC
2 209 (29.19%) TDD
3 162 (22.63%) OO
4 156 (21.79%) BDD
5 152 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
6 124 (17.32%) Continuous Integration
7 98 (13.69%) DevOps
8 97 (13.55%) E-Commerce
9 87 (12.15%) Web Application Development
10 76 (10.61%) Software Engineering
11 73 (10.20%) Configuration Management
12 72 (10.06%) Business Intelligence
13 64 (8.94%) Scrum
14 62 (8.66%) Pair Programming
15 60 (8.38%) ERP
16 58 (8.10%) Refactoring
17 54 (7.54%) OOD
18 53 (7.40%) Web Development
19 47 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
20 45 (6.28%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 383 (53.49%) Python
2 282 (39.39%) JavaScript
3 239 (33.38%) PHP
4 212 (29.61%) Perl
5 198 (27.65%) C#
6 189 (26.40%) Java
7 154 (21.51%) Bash Shell
8 105 (14.66%) SQL
9 85 (11.87%) VB.NET
10 52 (7.26%) C++
11 48 (6.70%) C
12 32 (4.47%) VB
13 29 (4.05%) PowerShell
14 18 (2.51%) Objective-C
15 14 (1.96%) PHP5
16 11 (1.54%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.12%) VBScript
18 7 (0.98%) Groovy
19 6 (0.84%) Haskell
20 4 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 95 (13.27%) Degree
2 52 (7.26%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.35%) CISSP
4 22 (3.07%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.54%) OSCP
5 11 (1.54%) OSCE
6 10 (1.40%) CEH
7 5 (0.70%) CCNA
7 5 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.70%) RHCE
8 3 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.42%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.28%) ISEB
9 2 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.14%) MBCS
10 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.14%) OCPJWCD
10 1 (0.14%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.14%) CITP
10 1 (0.14%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (13.27%) QA
2 33 (4.61%) PCI DSS
3 15 (2.09%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.28%) SLA
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (3.77%) Xen
3 26 (3.63%) Snort
4 17 (2.37%) XenServer
4 17 (2.37%) KVM
5 14 (1.96%) vSphere
5 14 (1.96%) Nmap
6 12 (1.68%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.68%) Varnish
7 11 (1.54%) Active Directory
8 8 (1.12%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.98%) Squid
10 6 (0.84%) NFS
10 6 (0.84%) vCloud
11 2 (0.28%) Docker
12 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 131 (18.30%) Puppet
2 87 (12.15%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (6.01%) Nagios
4 23 (3.21%) Vagrant
5 15 (2.09%) Cacti
6 14 (1.96%) Ganglia
6 14 (1.96%) Nessus
6 14 (1.96%) OpenView
7 13 (1.82%) Ansible
7 13 (1.82%) Salt
8 11 (1.54%) Capistrano
9 10 (1.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 9 (1.26%) ZABBIX
10 9 (1.26%) Zenoss
11 6 (0.84%) logstash
11 6 (0.84%) collectd
11 6 (0.84%) StatsD
12 4 (0.56%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.56%) Graylog2
12 4 (0.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 84 (11.73%) Red Hat
2 81 (11.31%) Microsoft
3 58 (8.10%) Endeca
3 58 (8.10%) RedPrairie
4 55 (7.68%) VMware
5 41 (5.73%) Oracle
6 36 (5.03%) Citrix
7 35 (4.89%) Google
8 28 (3.91%) Facebook
9 24 (3.35%) Yahoo!
9 24 (3.35%) Sony
9 24 (3.35%) Apple
10 19 (2.65%) JBoss
11 17 (2.37%) Zend
12 13 (1.82%) Imperva
12 13 (1.82%) Sophos
12 13 (1.82%) Rackspace
13 12 (1.68%) Cisco
14 10 (1.40%) Sun
14 10 (1.40%) BMC
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 Days Holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 22 hours ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Not On The High Street Enterprises Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Not On The High Street Enterprises Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £20-£30k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Holiday, Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 15 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 22 days ago