The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 122 156 155
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -1
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2642 1894 2125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.35% 1.77% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.61% 3.35% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2103 1655 1918
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
57264 56537 62961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.83% 52.96% 53.60%
Number of salaries quoted 47993 48723 55236
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 September 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 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
England +32 2491 £50,000 - 295
London +30 1526 £55,000 +4.76% 159
South East +75 386 £42,500 +6.25% 39
City of London +28 273 £55,000 +4.76% 46
South West +57 145 £41,000 +9.33% 22
East of England +50 142 £40,000 - 25
Hampshire +64 115 £45,000 +38.46% 4
North West -30 97 £40,000 +6.66% 15
Scotland +39 86 £40,000 - 12
Yorkshire -15 80 £40,000 +6.66% 14
Cambridgeshire +25 72 £38,000 -10.58% 18
Portsmouth +23 71 - - 2
Surrey +28 69 £47,500 +26.66% 7
Cambridge +17 63 £37,500 -11.76% 18
East Midlands +29 57 £37,500 - 4
East Sussex -14 55 £39,000 +6.84% 3
Manchester -37 54 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Bristol +24 53 £55,000 +46.66% 11
Brighton -11 53 £39,000 +6.84% 3
Berkshire +18 52 £45,000 -11.33% 13
West Yorkshire -18 49 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Leeds -4 48 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Glasgow +10 40 £42,500 -3.95% 6
Gloucestershire +30 37 £37,500 +20.00% 5
Reading +14 36 £50,000 +17.64% 7
West Midlands -7 36 £50,000 +53.84% 7
Hertfordshire +18 34 £65,000 +100.00% 7
Wales +33 33 £37,500 - 8
Edinburgh +2 33 £40,000 - 6
Oxfordshire +6 31 £47,500 +5.55% 3

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 2810 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2533 (47.21%) Python
3 2145 (39.98%) Java
4 2113 (39.38%) Linux
5 1986 (37.02%) JavaScript
6 1723 (32.12%) TDD
7 1568 (29.23%) Git (software)
8 1557 (29.02%) C#
9 1472 (27.44%) HTML
10 1394 (25.98%) PHP
11 1390 (25.91%) BDD
12 1336 (24.90%) CSS
13 1303 (24.29%) Perl
14 1191 (22.20%) Ruby on Rails
15 1188 (22.14%) MySQL
16 1116 (20.80%) Open Source
17 1114 (20.76%) .NET
18 1105 (20.60%) MVC
19 1083 (20.19%) OO
20 1043 (19.44%) Puppet
21 992 (18.49%) SQL
22 924 (17.22%) Node.js
23 923 (17.20%) DevOps
24 903 (16.83%) SQL Server
25 899 (16.76%) Scrum
26 859 (16.01%) NoSQL
27 849 (15.82%) E-Commerce
28 848 (15.81%) jQuery
29 811 (15.12%) ASP.NET
29 811 (15.12%) Continuous Integration

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 924 (17.22%) Node.js
2 639 (11.91%) Apache
3 379 (7.06%) Tomcat
4 338 (6.30%) nginx
5 267 (4.98%) IIS
6 163 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
7 134 (2.50%) CMS
8 124 (2.31%) Confluence
9 115 (2.14%) OpenStack
10 100 (1.86%) WordPress
11 92 (1.71%) Apache Solr
12 86 (1.60%) Drupal
13 79 (1.47%) WebLogic
14 52 (0.97%) WebSphere
15 42 (0.78%) Jetty
16 38 (0.71%) MS Exchange
17 31 (0.58%) SharePoint
17 31 (0.58%) CloudStack
18 28 (0.52%) ColdFusion
19 25 (0.47%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 186 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 31 (0.58%) Photoshop
3 23 (0.43%) MS Office
4 14 (0.26%) SPSS
5 12 (0.22%) CPLEX
5 12 (0.22%) Mingle
6 10 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.093%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.037%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.019%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.019%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 71 (1.32%) Magento
2 37 (0.69%) Shopify
3 25 (0.47%) Google Analytics
4 18 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
6 10 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
7 8 (0.15%) Optimost
8 4 (0.075%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.075%) Summit
9 2 (0.037%) SiteCatalyst
10 1 (0.019%) Lawson
10 1 (0.019%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.019%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.019%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.019%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.019%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 477 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 185 (3.45%) SaaS
3 181 (3.37%) GitHub
4 139 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
5 97 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
6 93 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 65 (1.21%) IaaS
8 49 (0.91%) PaaS
9 45 (0.84%) Joyent
10 42 (0.78%) Amazon S3
11 28 (0.52%) Heroku
12 27 (0.50%) Rackspace Cloud
13 11 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
14 10 (0.19%) CloudFront
14 10 (0.19%) Google Apps
15 9 (0.17%) Office 365
16 6 (0.11%) Route 53
17 5 (0.093%) Basecamp
17 5 (0.093%) Google App Engine
17 5 (0.093%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 374 (6.97%) Internet
2 327 (6.10%) TCP/IP
3 272 (5.07%) HTTP
4 195 (3.63%) DNS
5 179 (3.34%) Firewall
6 120 (2.24%) SAN
7 81 (1.51%) SSL
7 81 (1.51%) IPv4
8 79 (1.47%) DHCP
9 77 (1.44%) LDAP
10 61 (1.14%) SNMP
10 61 (1.14%) NAS
11 57 (1.06%) SSH
12 50 (0.93%) IPv6
13 47 (0.88%) VPN
14 42 (0.78%) BIG-IP
15 36 (0.67%) VLAN
16 35 (0.65%) NetScaler
17 34 (0.63%) Network Security
18 33 (0.62%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1188 (22.14%) MySQL
2 903 (16.83%) SQL Server
3 859 (16.01%) NoSQL
4 551 (10.27%) MongoDB
5 500 (9.32%) PostgreSQL
6 360 (6.71%) Relational Database
7 342 (6.37%) Redis
8 282 (5.26%) Big Data
9 236 (4.40%) Hadoop
10 188 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
11 181 (3.37%) RDBMS
12 158 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
13 110 (2.05%) RavenDB
14 70 (1.30%) CouchDB
15 55 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
16 45 (0.84%) Oracle Database
17 43 (0.80%) HBase
17 43 (0.80%) MariaDB
18 41 (0.76%) DB2
19 36 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1568 (29.23%) Git (software)
2 805 (15.00%) Cucumber
3 597 (11.13%) Jenkins
4 589 (10.98%) Selenium
5 383 (7.14%) Subversion
6 335 (6.24%) WebDriver
7 325 (6.06%) JIRA
8 299 (5.57%) TeamCity
9 232 (4.32%) WATIR
10 223 (4.16%) Hudson
11 220 (4.10%) NUnit
12 190 (3.54%) RSpec
13 181 (3.37%) Jasmine
14 178 (3.32%) Rhino Mocks
15 168 (3.13%) SpecFlow
16 162 (3.02%) Maven
17 128 (2.39%) Moq
18 125 (2.33%) ReSharper
19 106 (1.98%) JUnit
20 105 (1.96%) CruiseControl
General
1 612 (11.41%) Finance
2 312 (5.82%) Retail
3 259 (4.83%) Marketing
4 241 (4.49%) Games
5 213 (3.97%) Advertising
6 158 (2.95%) Banking
7 140 (2.61%) Telecoms
8 137 (2.55%) Publishing
9 88 (1.64%) Back Office
10 70 (1.30%) Law
11 50 (0.93%) Investment Banking
12 42 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 30 (0.56%) Automotive
14 28 (0.52%) Front Office
15 26 (0.48%) Electronics
16 20 (0.37%) Manufacturing
17 19 (0.35%) Legal
18 18 (0.34%) Multimedia
19 17 (0.32%) Online Betting
20 14 (0.26%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2638 (49.17%) Developer
2 561 (10.46%) .NET Developer
3 467 (8.70%) Administrator
4 419 (7.81%) Senior Developer
5 416 (7.75%) Systems Administrator
6 328 (6.11%) Linux Administrator
7 311 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
8 298 (5.55%) Web Developer
9 279 (5.20%) Ruby Developer
10 266 (4.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 261 (4.86%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 248 (4.62%) Software Engineer
13 247 (4.60%) Software Developer
14 241 (4.49%) Java Developer
15 240 (4.47%) Tester
16 214 (3.99%) Test Engineer
17 183 (3.41%) Analyst
18 166 (3.09%) Linux Engineer
19 152 (2.83%) QA Engineer
20 143 (2.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1472 (27.44%) HTML
2 1336 (24.90%) CSS
3 1191 (22.20%) Ruby on Rails
4 1114 (20.76%) .NET
5 848 (15.81%) jQuery
6 811 (15.12%) ASP.NET
7 720 (13.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 705 (13.14%) RESTful
9 700 (13.05%) Web Services
10 641 (11.95%) HTML5
11 478 (8.91%) ASP.NET Web API
12 408 (7.60%) CSS3
13 392 (7.31%) AngularJS
14 381 (7.10%) REST
15 380 (7.08%) WCF
16 372 (6.93%) XML
17 324 (6.04%) LAMP
18 306 (5.70%) Backbone.js
19 237 (4.42%) .NET Framework
20 230 (4.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1116 (20.80%) Open Source
2 583 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 319 (5.95%) User Experience
4 285 (5.31%) Mobile App
5 180 (3.36%) Social Media
6 149 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 137 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
8 136 (2.53%) BBC
9 118 (2.20%) Clustering
10 102 (1.90%) Digital Media
11 96 (1.79%) Blog
12 76 (1.42%) Mathematics
13 57 (1.06%) Statistics
14 56 (1.04%) Visualisation
15 39 (0.73%) Management Information System
16 38 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 37 (0.69%) Blackberry
18 34 (0.63%) Replication
19 33 (0.62%) Hedge funds
20 31 (0.58%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2113 (39.38%) Linux
2 747 (13.92%) Windows
3 602 (11.22%) UNIX
4 407 (7.59%) Ubuntu
5 369 (6.88%) Android
6 342 (6.37%) Apple iOS
7 314 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 306 (5.70%) CentOS
9 216 (4.03%) Debian
10 185 (3.45%) Solaris
11 73 (1.36%) Mac OS X
12 55 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 53 (0.99%) SUSE
14 51 (0.95%) Fedora
15 31 (0.58%) AIX
16 27 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
17 22 (0.41%) Windows 7
18 21 (0.39%) FreeBSD
19 20 (0.37%) Windows Phone
20 19 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2810 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1723 (32.12%) TDD
3 1390 (25.91%) BDD
4 1105 (20.60%) MVC
5 1083 (20.19%) OO
6 923 (17.20%) DevOps
7 899 (16.76%) Scrum
8 849 (15.82%) E-Commerce
9 811 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
10 708 (13.20%) Software Engineering
11 429 (8.00%) Web Application Development
12 360 (6.71%) Configuration Management
13 337 (6.28%) Web Development
14 293 (5.46%) Pair Programming
15 277 (5.16%) OOP
16 275 (5.13%) Automated Testing
17 258 (4.81%) Mentoring
18 255 (4.75%) Test Automation
19 250 (4.66%) OOD
20 224 (4.18%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2533 (47.21%) Python
2 2145 (39.98%) Java
3 1986 (37.02%) JavaScript
4 1557 (29.02%) C#
5 1394 (25.98%) PHP
6 1303 (24.29%) Perl
7 992 (18.49%) SQL
8 751 (14.00%) Bash Shell
9 578 (10.77%) C++
10 326 (6.08%) C
11 252 (4.70%) Scala
12 188 (3.50%) PowerShell
13 165 (3.08%) Shell Script
14 161 (3.00%) Groovy
15 139 (2.59%) VB.NET
16 123 (2.29%) Clojure
17 98 (1.83%) Objective-C
18 90 (1.68%) F#
19 77 (1.44%) VB
20 70 (1.30%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 759 (14.15%) Degree
2 86 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 71 (1.32%) ISTQB
4 54 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 53 (0.99%) ISEB
6 49 (0.91%) CISSP
6 49 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (0.69%) CCNA
8 34 (0.63%) PhD
9 28 (0.52%) CEH
10 21 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (0.39%) RHCE
11 18 (0.34%) LPIC
11 18 (0.34%) Linux+ Certification
11 18 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 15 (0.28%) CCNP
13 14 (0.26%) Postgraduate
13 14 (0.26%) MCSD
13 14 (0.26%) MCTS
14 13 (0.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 645 (12.02%) QA
2 58 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 45 (0.84%) SLA
4 31 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.21%) HIPAA
6 10 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.17%) JTAG
8 4 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.056%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.056%) WCAG
10 2 (0.037%) WAI
10 2 (0.037%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.019%) Section 508
System Software
1 299 (5.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 169 (3.15%) KVM
3 151 (2.81%) Xen
4 78 (1.45%) Varnish
5 69 (1.29%) NFS
6 68 (1.27%) Snort
7 56 (1.04%) Active Directory
8 49 (0.91%) vSphere
9 45 (0.84%) Hyper-V
10 41 (0.76%) XenServer
11 36 (0.67%) Docker
12 23 (0.43%) Postfix
12 23 (0.43%) VMware ESX
13 20 (0.37%) Sendmail
14 18 (0.34%) Nmap
15 15 (0.28%) Samba
16 12 (0.22%) VirtualBox
17 11 (0.21%) Squid
17 11 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
18 8 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1043 (19.44%) Puppet
2 811 (15.12%) Opscode Chef
3 413 (7.70%) Nagios
4 176 (3.28%) ZABBIX
5 149 (2.78%) Ansible
6 132 (2.46%) Salt
7 95 (1.77%) Vagrant
8 84 (1.57%) Cacti
9 78 (1.45%) Capistrano
10 76 (1.42%) logstash
11 71 (1.32%) CFEngine
12 53 (0.99%) Ganglia
13 50 (0.93%) Zenoss
14 48 (0.89%) HAProxy
15 42 (0.78%) SCOM
16 41 (0.76%) Opsview
17 27 (0.50%) Munin
18 24 (0.45%) collectd
19 18 (0.34%) StatsD
19 18 (0.34%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 449 (8.37%) Red Hat
2 407 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 382 (7.12%) VMware
4 340 (6.34%) Oracle
5 255 (4.75%) Facebook
6 226 (4.21%) Google
7 189 (3.52%) JBoss
8 149 (2.78%) Sony
9 135 (2.52%) Apple
10 114 (2.12%) Cisco
10 114 (2.12%) Yahoo!
11 105 (1.96%) Endeca
12 95 (1.77%) Zend
13 94 (1.75%) Rackspace
14 92 (1.71%) RedPrairie
15 77 (1.44%) HP
16 75 (1.40%) Citrix
17 73 (1.36%) Twitter
18 62 (1.16%) F5
19 57 (1.06%) SaltStack
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £90k & Bonus, Car Allowance, Corporate Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £27000 - £38000
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West London
Which?
Salary: c£50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus + package + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum Great Benefits and Career Progressio
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum Great Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum Extensive benefit package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 26k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Bridge Noble
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Talent International
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Nakama
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday