The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
UK
Rank 94 116 148
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +32
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2500 2667 2210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.01% 2.67% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.59% 5.11% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2193 2355 1917
Median salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44754 52155 52993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.93% 52.24% 50.49%
Number of salaries quoted 38413 44983 45468
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,086 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ruby
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby within the UK.

Ruby Salary Trend in the UK

Ruby
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 within the UK.

Ruby Salary Histogram in the UK

Ruby
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 2383 £55,000 +4.76% 372
London +10 1199 £60,000 +4.34% 183
South East +6 389 £47,500 -5.00% 56
North West +78 227 £41,500 -12.63% 43
Manchester +70 183 £42,000 -11.57% 34
City of London -10 153 £68,750 +17.02% 45
Yorkshire +13 136 £50,000 +5.26% 23
East of England +38 120 £52,500 +10.52% 23
Hampshire -5 108 £42,500 -13.26% 16
West Yorkshire +16 97 £50,000 +5.26% 17
West Midlands +14 95 £42,500 -10.52% 11
South West +7 95 £45,000 -5.26% 21
Leeds +23 88 £50,000 +11.11% 14
East Midlands +20 86 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Hertfordshire +52 77 £55,000 -15.38% 8
Berkshire 0 75 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Scotland +21 66 £47,500 +18.75% 12
Oxfordshire +5 54 £52,500 +10.52% 9
Nottinghamshire +18 51 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Surrey +12 50 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Oxford +16 48 £52,500 +10.52% 4
Edinburgh +35 45 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Basingstoke -6 43 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Kent +44 37 £55,000 +111.53% 8
Nottingham +4 37 £47,500 - 3
Buckinghamshire +34 36 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Gloucestershire -13 36 £47,500 -4.04% 9
Bristol +5 34 £47,500 -17.39% 8
Cambridgeshire +28 30 £45,000 +20.00% 9
North East +3 27 £37,281 -0.58% 5

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Ruby.

1 2870 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
2 2727 (52.18%) Python
3 1993 (38.14%) Linux
4 1906 (36.47%) Java
5 1691 (32.36%) Git (software)
6 1593 (30.48%) JavaScript
6 1593 (30.48%) TDD
7 1492 (28.55%) C#
8 1476 (28.24%) DevOps
9 1327 (25.39%) BDD
10 1281 (24.51%) Puppet
11 1255 (24.01%) .NET
12 1231 (23.56%) Node.js
13 1227 (23.48%) Amazon AWS
14 1069 (20.46%) NoSQL
14 1069 (20.46%) Opscode Chef
15 1033 (19.77%) Ruby on Rails
16 1015 (19.42%) Jenkins
17 1013 (19.38%) MVC
18 979 (18.73%) RESTful
19 964 (18.45%) Scrum
20 961 (18.39%) SQL Server
21 946 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
22 939 (17.97%) HTML
23 926 (17.72%) Bash Shell
24 924 (17.68%) Perl
25 853 (16.32%) ASP.NET
26 830 (15.88%) ASP.NET MVC
27 821 (15.71%) Ansible
28 816 (15.61%) Software Engineering

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 393 (7.52%) Elasticsearch
2 366 (7.00%) Apache
3 289 (5.53%) OpenStack
4 226 (4.32%) nginx
5 215 (4.11%) Tomcat
6 167 (3.20%) JBoss
7 133 (2.54%) CloudStack
8 132 (2.53%) IIS
9 120 (2.30%) WebSphere
10 114 (2.18%) WebLogic
11 105 (2.01%) Apache Spark
12 93 (1.78%) CMS
13 90 (1.72%) Confluence
14 68 (1.30%) Apache Pig
15 52 (1.00%) WordPress
16 48 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
17 42 (0.80%) Umbraco
18 40 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
19 39 (0.75%) Apache Solr
20 35 (0.67%) Jetty
Applications
1 105 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 47 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.19%) FrameMaker
4 5 (0.096%) MS Office
5 3 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.057%) SPSS
6 2 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.038%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.038%) CPLEX
6 2 (0.038%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.019%) Blender
7 1 (0.019%) HipChat
7 1 (0.019%) InDesign
7 1 (0.019%) InVision
7 1 (0.019%) Maple
7 1 (0.019%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.019%) Pixelapse
7 1 (0.019%) QuarkXPress
7 1 (0.019%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 47 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.27%) Magento
3 12 (0.23%) Shopify
4 11 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 8 (0.15%) Radian6
6 5 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.077%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.057%) SAP hybris
9 2 (0.038%) CSG Singleview
9 2 (0.038%) PeopleSoft CRM
9 2 (0.038%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.038%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.038%) Sentinel
10 1 (0.019%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.019%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1227 (23.48%) Amazon AWS
2 433 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 198 (3.79%) SaaS
4 170 (3.25%) GitHub
5 161 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
6 128 (2.45%) Heroku
7 115 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 97 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 68 (1.30%) PaaS
10 67 (1.28%) IaaS
11 66 (1.26%) Amazon S3
11 66 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
12 53 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 52 (1.00%) Slack
14 51 (0.98%) Office 365
15 42 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
16 33 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
17 31 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
18 29 (0.55%) G Suite
19 24 (0.46%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 221 (4.23%) Firewall
2 193 (3.69%) HTTP
3 168 (3.21%) Internet
4 143 (2.74%) DNS
5 132 (2.53%) TCP/IP
6 70 (1.34%) LDAP
7 64 (1.22%) Network Security
8 62 (1.19%) VPN
9 55 (1.05%) SAN
10 41 (0.78%) Kerberos
11 39 (0.75%) SSL
12 37 (0.71%) Wireless
13 35 (0.67%) SSH
14 31 (0.59%) NAS
15 26 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
16 25 (0.48%) SMTP
17 23 (0.44%) Wireless Security
18 22 (0.42%) HTTPS
19 21 (0.40%) Wireshark
20 20 (0.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1069 (20.46%) NoSQL
2 961 (18.39%) SQL Server
3 750 (14.35%) SQL Server 2014
4 722 (13.82%) MySQL
5 564 (10.79%) MongoDB
6 346 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
7 293 (5.61%) Relational Database
8 279 (5.34%) Big Data
9 222 (4.25%) Redis
10 202 (3.87%) Hadoop
11 127 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
12 107 (2.05%) RDBMS
13 79 (1.51%) Apache Hive
14 74 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
15 59 (1.13%) HBase
16 48 (0.92%) MariaDB
17 45 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 43 (0.82%) Neo4j
19 32 (0.61%) Oracle Database
20 24 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1691 (32.36%) Git (software)
2 1015 (19.42%) Jenkins
3 514 (9.84%) Selenium
4 509 (9.74%) Cucumber
5 352 (6.74%) JIRA
6 265 (5.07%) TeamCity
7 247 (4.73%) Subversion
8 213 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 178 (3.41%) WebDriver
10 159 (3.04%) JUnit
11 157 (3.00%) RSpec
12 140 (2.68%) Vagrant
13 113 (2.16%) Maven
14 100 (1.91%) Hudson
15 95 (1.82%) JMeter
16 93 (1.78%) Capybara
17 89 (1.70%) Appium
18 83 (1.59%) Travis CI
19 80 (1.53%) SoapUI
20 75 (1.44%) Ant
General
1 574 (10.98%) Finance
2 282 (5.40%) Games
3 250 (4.78%) Marketing
4 196 (3.75%) Banking
5 191 (3.65%) Retail
6 151 (2.89%) Telecoms
7 123 (2.35%) Publishing
8 117 (2.24%) Advertising
9 78 (1.49%) Music Industry
10 65 (1.24%) Manufacturing
11 55 (1.05%) Electronics
12 47 (0.90%) Legal
13 41 (0.78%) Law
14 26 (0.50%) Back Office
15 25 (0.48%) Billing
15 25 (0.48%) Military
16 23 (0.44%) Investment Banking
17 22 (0.42%) Financial Institution
18 12 (0.23%) Aerospace
19 8 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2380 (45.54%) Developer
2 860 (16.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 835 (15.98%) .NET Developer
4 442 (8.46%) Ruby Developer
5 334 (6.39%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 311 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
7 309 (5.91%) Software Engineer
8 297 (5.68%) Java Developer
9 279 (5.34%) Senior Developer
10 258 (4.94%) C# Developer
11 243 (4.65%) Tester
12 232 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
13 231 (4.42%) Software Developer
14 219 (4.19%) C# .NET Developer
15 207 (3.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 198 (3.79%) Architect
17 195 (3.73%) Administrator
18 192 (3.67%) AWS DevOps
19 167 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 166 (3.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1255 (24.01%) .NET
2 1231 (23.56%) Node.js
3 1033 (19.77%) Ruby on Rails
4 979 (18.73%) RESTful
5 939 (17.97%) HTML
6 853 (16.32%) ASP.NET
7 830 (15.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 796 (15.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 785 (15.02%) AngularJS
10 778 (14.89%) CSS
11 719 (13.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 677 (12.95%) WCF
13 586 (11.21%) .NET Framework
14 545 (10.43%) Entity Framework
15 512 (9.80%) Web Services
16 509 (9.74%) Code First Entity Framework
17 357 (6.83%) jQuery
18 354 (6.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 352 (6.74%) HTML5
20 304 (5.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 362 (6.93%) Computer Science
2 238 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 225 (4.31%) User Experience
4 203 (3.88%) Mobile App
5 164 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
6 133 (2.54%) Fintech
7 96 (1.84%) Social Media
8 95 (1.82%) Data Centre
9 80 (1.53%) Algorithms
10 77 (1.47%) Visualisation
11 75 (1.44%) Social Network
12 72 (1.38%) BBC
13 71 (1.36%) PKI
14 68 (1.30%) Mathematics
15 64 (1.22%) Physics
16 63 (1.21%) Public Cloud
17 61 (1.17%) Artificial Intelligence
18 43 (0.82%) iPad
19 38 (0.73%) Management Information System
20 35 (0.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1993 (38.14%) Linux
2 557 (10.66%) Windows
3 474 (9.07%) Unix
4 283 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 246 (4.71%) CentOS
6 196 (3.75%) Ubuntu
7 149 (2.85%) Android
8 137 (2.62%) Apple iOS
9 70 (1.34%) Windows Server
10 43 (0.82%) Debian
11 37 (0.71%) Fedora
12 35 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 32 (0.61%) Mac OS X
14 30 (0.57%) Solaris
15 23 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
16 20 (0.38%) VMS
17 19 (0.36%) FreeBSD
18 17 (0.33%) Mac OS
19 14 (0.27%) CoreOS
20 12 (0.23%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2870 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
2 1593 (30.48%) TDD
3 1476 (28.24%) DevOps
4 1327 (25.39%) BDD
5 1013 (19.38%) MVC
6 964 (18.45%) Scrum
7 946 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
8 816 (15.61%) Software Engineering
9 784 (15.00%) Web Application Development
10 706 (13.51%) Configuration Management
11 591 (11.31%) OO
12 573 (10.96%) Open Source
13 493 (9.43%) Web Development
14 410 (7.85%) E-Commerce
15 324 (6.20%) SDLC
16 307 (5.87%) Test Automation
17 305 (5.84%) Continuous Delivery
18 304 (5.82%) Kanban
19 288 (5.51%) Analytics
19 288 (5.51%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2727 (52.18%) Python
2 1906 (36.47%) Java
3 1593 (30.48%) JavaScript
4 1492 (28.55%) C#
5 926 (17.72%) Bash Shell
6 924 (17.68%) Perl
7 796 (15.23%) SQL
8 723 (13.83%) PHP
9 497 (9.51%) C++
10 442 (8.46%) Scala
11 336 (6.43%) C
12 301 (5.76%) Go
13 231 (4.42%) PowerShell
14 210 (4.02%) Shell Script
15 182 (3.48%) Groovy
16 111 (2.12%) Clojure
17 104 (1.99%) F#
18 64 (1.22%) Elixir
19 61 (1.17%) Korn
20 54 (1.03%) R
Qualifications
1 548 (10.49%) Degree
2 170 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 97 (1.86%) ISTQB
4 88 (1.68%) DV Cleared
5 78 (1.49%) ISEB
5 78 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 60 (1.15%) CREST Certified
7 44 (0.84%) CEH
8 41 (0.78%) OSCP
9 36 (0.69%) AWS Certification
9 36 (0.69%) CISSP
10 25 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 25 (0.48%) PhD
11 24 (0.46%) CISA
12 15 (0.29%) CHECK Team Member
13 13 (0.25%) Tigerscheme
13 13 (0.25%) VCDX
14 11 (0.21%) GIAC
15 10 (0.19%) CISM
15 10 (0.19%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 477 (9.13%) QA
2 72 (1.38%) SDET
3 25 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.29%) SLA
6 14 (0.27%) GCP
7 13 (0.25%) JTAG
8 9 (0.17%) HIPAA
8 9 (0.17%) MISRA
9 7 (0.13%) WCAG
10 6 (0.11%) GPG13
11 3 (0.057%) MiFID
12 2 (0.038%) GDPR
13 1 (0.019%) COBIT
13 1 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.019%) WAI
System Software
1 621 (11.88%) Docker
2 257 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 170 (3.25%) vSphere
4 148 (2.83%) Xen
5 118 (2.26%) Hyper-V
6 115 (2.20%) XenServer
7 82 (1.57%) Active Directory
8 47 (0.90%) Varnish
9 46 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
10 40 (0.77%) NFS
11 39 (0.75%) HDFS
11 39 (0.75%) vCloud
12 36 (0.69%) KVM
13 26 (0.50%) iptables
14 24 (0.46%) VirtualBox
15 18 (0.34%) Snort
16 17 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
17 14 (0.27%) LXC
18 12 (0.23%) Ceph
18 12 (0.23%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 1281 (24.51%) Puppet
2 1069 (20.46%) Opscode Chef
3 821 (15.71%) Ansible
4 208 (3.98%) Kubernetes
5 207 (3.96%) Nagios
6 204 (3.90%) Terraform
7 164 (3.14%) Kibana
8 111 (2.12%) Cobbler
9 99 (1.89%) Tivoli
10 94 (1.80%) Mesos
11 89 (1.70%) Salt
12 63 (1.21%) HAProxy
13 62 (1.19%) logstash
14 61 (1.17%) WSUS
15 60 (1.15%) rkt
15 60 (1.15%) ZABBIX
16 58 (1.11%) Graphite
17 53 (1.01%) Business Desktop Deployment
18 46 (0.88%) Packer
19 45 (0.86%) Rancher
Vendors
1 368 (7.04%) Oracle
2 335 (6.41%) VMware
3 331 (6.33%) Google
4 325 (6.22%) Red Hat
5 296 (5.66%) Microsoft
6 154 (2.95%) Facebook
7 144 (2.76%) Splunk
8 122 (2.33%) Apple
9 111 (2.12%) Atlassian
10 108 (2.07%) EnterpriseDB
11 86 (1.65%) Cisco
12 81 (1.55%) HP
13 77 (1.47%) New Relic
14 72 (1.38%) Sony
14 72 (1.38%) Yahoo!
15 53 (1.01%) SAP
16 43 (0.82%) Rackspace
17 41 (0.78%) Sitecore
18 36 (0.69%) SaltStack
19 33 (0.63%) Twitter
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Networkers
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Great Package
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + flexi- working,26 hols, pen
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £90k - 150k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 Per Annum + 12.5% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Equity
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Flexible environment + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000 + package
Posted: Yesterday