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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 89 118 142
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +24
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2971 2754 2692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.05% 2.49% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.76% 4.83% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2665 2345 2257
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%

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
51581 57002 62710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.87% 51.44% 52.13%
Number of salaries quoted 44689 48587 53551
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,346 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.36% -

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 1 July 2016 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 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +28 2816 £55,000 +10.00% 379
London +19 1661 £60,000 +9.09% 200
South East +28 487 £50,000 +5.26% 66
City of London +31 276 £60,000 +4.34% 42
Yorkshire +26 145 £45,000 -5.26% 23
North West +66 127 £40,000 +1.26% 30
East of England +29 115 £55,000 +22.22% 15
South West -42 112 £47,500 +11.76% 15
Berkshire +45 110 £55,000 +10.00% 9
West Yorkshire +20 110 £45,000 - 18
Surrey -7 103 £50,000 -9.09% 19
Manchester +61 99 £42,500 +13.33% 23
Leeds +10 98 £46,000 +2.22% 18
Hampshire -2 87 £40,000 -20.00% 15
West Midlands -8 87 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Scotland +4 74 £47,500 +32.86% 11
Oxfordshire +7 71 £54,000 +13.68% 12
Reading +22 67 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Oxford +2 44 £55,000 +15.78% 7
North East +1 44 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Gloucestershire -13 43 £51,250 +13.88% 8
Tyne and Wear +5 42 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Glasgow +4 42 £47,500 +22.58% 4
Hertfordshire +26 37 £65,000 +36.84% 5
Kent +20 36 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands -13 36 £47,500 +8.57% 7
Basingstoke +20 35 £35,000 -15.15% 3
Cambridgeshire -13 35 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Birmingham -16 35 £42,500 -5.55% 4
West Sussex +35 32 £40,000 -5.88% 3

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 3047 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
2 2960 (50.08%) Python
3 2381 (40.28%) Linux
4 2239 (37.88%) Java
5 1971 (33.34%) TDD
6 1822 (30.82%) Git (software)
7 1772 (29.98%) JavaScript
8 1549 (26.21%) DevOps
9 1517 (25.66%) BDD
10 1509 (25.53%) C#
11 1428 (24.16%) Puppet
12 1323 (22.38%) Amazon AWS
13 1284 (21.72%) .NET
14 1271 (21.50%) Node.js
15 1214 (20.54%) PHP
16 1200 (20.30%) Perl
17 1159 (19.61%) Ruby on Rails
18 1157 (19.57%) Opscode Chef
19 1135 (19.20%) Jenkins
20 1067 (18.05%) MySQL
21 1062 (17.97%) HTML
22 1052 (17.80%) Scrum
23 1035 (17.51%) Bash Shell
24 1034 (17.49%) MVC
25 1014 (17.15%) NoSQL
26 1004 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
27 989 (16.73%) RESTful
28 987 (16.70%) SQL
29 973 (16.46%) CSS
30 955 (16.16%) SQL Server

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
1 457 (7.73%) Apache
2 358 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 278 (4.70%) Elasticsearch
4 273 (4.62%) OpenStack
5 238 (4.03%) nginx
6 202 (3.42%) JBoss
7 137 (2.32%) Apache Spark
8 123 (2.08%) WebSphere
9 112 (1.89%) CMS
10 111 (1.88%) Confluence
11 107 (1.81%) CloudStack
12 105 (1.78%) WebLogic
13 97 (1.64%) IIS
14 74 (1.25%) Apache Solr
15 52 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
15 52 (0.88%) Jetty
16 51 (0.86%) Drupal
17 47 (0.80%) Apache Pig
17 47 (0.80%) GlassFish
18 44 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 134 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 56 (0.95%) Photoshop
3 30 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 21 (0.36%) Gliffy
4 21 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
5 10 (0.17%) MS Office
6 8 (0.14%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.085%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.068%) SPSS
9 3 (0.051%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.051%) InDesign
9 3 (0.051%) InVision
10 2 (0.034%) Blender
11 1 (0.017%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.017%) GIMP
11 1 (0.017%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.017%) HipChat
11 1 (0.017%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 56 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.29%) Magento
4 16 (0.27%) Shopify
5 6 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.068%) SunGard GMI
7 2 (0.034%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.017%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.017%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.017%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.017%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.017%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.017%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1323 (22.38%) Amazon AWS
2 301 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 219 (3.70%) SaaS
4 202 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
5 180 (3.05%) GitHub
6 140 (2.37%) PaaS
7 134 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
8 106 (1.79%) IaaS
9 105 (1.78%) Amazon S3
10 103 (1.74%) Heroku
11 89 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
12 76 (1.29%) Route 53
13 57 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
14 49 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 43 (0.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 42 (0.71%) OpenShift
17 33 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 30 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 30 (0.51%) CloudFront
19 26 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 333 (5.63%) Firewall
2 266 (4.50%) HTTP
3 223 (3.77%) DNS
4 208 (3.52%) Internet
5 184 (3.11%) TCP/IP
6 94 (1.59%) WAN
7 93 (1.57%) VPN
8 87 (1.47%) LAN
9 78 (1.32%) SSL
10 76 (1.29%) LDAP
11 71 (1.20%) SAN
11 71 (1.20%) Wireless
12 54 (0.91%) Network Security
13 44 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
14 40 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
14 40 (0.68%) SMTP
14 40 (0.68%) Wireless Security
15 38 (0.64%) SSH
16 37 (0.63%) SNMP
17 36 (0.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1067 (18.05%) MySQL
2 1014 (17.15%) NoSQL
3 955 (16.16%) SQL Server
4 670 (11.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 493 (8.34%) PostgreSQL
6 466 (7.88%) MongoDB
7 350 (5.92%) Big Data
8 304 (5.14%) Hadoop
9 298 (5.04%) Relational Database
10 256 (4.33%) Redis
11 151 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
12 122 (2.06%) RDBMS
13 70 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
14 57 (0.96%) Neo4j
14 57 (0.96%) Oracle Database
15 53 (0.90%) MariaDB
16 50 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 50 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
17 48 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
18 47 (0.80%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1822 (30.82%) Git (software)
2 1135 (19.20%) Jenkins
3 669 (11.32%) Cucumber
4 612 (10.35%) Selenium
5 343 (5.80%) JIRA
6 319 (5.40%) Subversion
7 294 (4.97%) RSpec
8 274 (4.64%) Maven
9 260 (4.40%) WebDriver
10 257 (4.35%) TeamCity
11 205 (3.47%) JUnit
12 157 (2.66%) Vagrant
13 145 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 135 (2.28%) Hudson
15 120 (2.03%) WATIR
16 111 (1.88%) JMeter
17 102 (1.73%) SpecFlow
18 96 (1.62%) Ant
19 94 (1.59%) Appium
20 85 (1.44%) SoapUI
General
1 683 (11.55%) Finance
2 343 (5.80%) Games
3 290 (4.91%) Marketing
4 257 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 199 (3.37%) Retail
6 163 (2.76%) Advertising
7 139 (2.35%) Law
8 131 (2.22%) Banking
9 113 (1.91%) Publishing
10 68 (1.15%) Manufacturing
11 63 (1.07%) Electronics
12 43 (0.73%) Billing
13 42 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 40 (0.68%) Online Betting
15 35 (0.59%) Music Industry
16 19 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
17 16 (0.27%) Back Office
18 14 (0.24%) Retail Banking
19 13 (0.22%) Aerospace
19 13 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2738 (46.32%) Developer
2 806 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 752 (12.72%) .NET Developer
4 506 (8.56%) Senior Developer
5 422 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
6 396 (6.70%) Java Developer
7 394 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
8 357 (6.04%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 285 (4.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 270 (4.57%) C# Developer
11 261 (4.42%) Software Engineer
12 258 (4.36%) JavaScript Developer
13 248 (4.20%) Tester
14 237 (4.01%) Administrator
15 224 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
16 222 (3.76%) Test Engineer
17 220 (3.72%) Software Developer
18 219 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
19 218 (3.69%) Analyst
20 215 (3.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1284 (21.72%) .NET
2 1271 (21.50%) Node.js
3 1159 (19.61%) Ruby on Rails
4 1062 (17.97%) HTML
5 989 (16.73%) RESTful
6 973 (16.46%) CSS
7 852 (14.41%) ASP.NET
8 839 (14.19%) AngularJS
9 767 (12.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 700 (11.84%) ASP.NET Web API
11 696 (11.77%) Web Services
12 662 (11.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 644 (10.89%) WCF
14 508 (8.59%) .NET Framework
15 460 (7.78%) HTML5
16 446 (7.55%) Entity Framework
17 438 (7.41%) jQuery
18 425 (7.19%) Code First Entity Framework
19 391 (6.61%) REST
20 346 (5.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 563 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 276 (4.67%) Mobile App
3 274 (4.64%) User Experience
4 269 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 259 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
6 214 (3.62%) Fintech
7 172 (2.91%) Mathematics
8 101 (1.71%) Social Media
9 98 (1.66%) Data Centre
10 89 (1.51%) BBC
11 87 (1.47%) Digital Media
11 87 (1.47%) Visualisation
12 69 (1.17%) Management Information System
12 69 (1.17%) Public Cloud
13 65 (1.10%) Physics
14 59 (1.00%) Replication
15 57 (0.96%) Clustering
16 52 (0.88%) Algorithms
16 52 (0.88%) Artificial Intelligence
17 51 (0.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2381 (40.28%) Linux
2 722 (12.21%) Windows
3 714 (12.08%) Unix
4 382 (6.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 302 (5.11%) CentOS
6 255 (4.31%) Ubuntu
7 214 (3.62%) Apple iOS
8 203 (3.43%) Android
9 129 (2.18%) Windows Server
10 102 (1.73%) Debian
11 86 (1.45%) Solaris
12 66 (1.12%) Mac OS X
13 36 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 32 (0.54%) FreeBSD
15 29 (0.49%) CoreOS
16 24 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
17 22 (0.37%) Amazon Linux
18 20 (0.34%) Kali Linux
18 20 (0.34%) Windows 7
19 18 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3047 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1971 (33.34%) TDD
3 1549 (26.21%) DevOps
4 1517 (25.66%) BDD
5 1052 (17.80%) Scrum
6 1034 (17.49%) MVC
7 1004 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
8 828 (14.01%) Open Source
9 735 (12.43%) Software Engineering
10 728 (12.32%) Web Application Development
11 659 (11.15%) Configuration Management
12 639 (10.81%) OO
13 540 (9.14%) E-Commerce
14 510 (8.63%) Test Automation
15 419 (7.09%) Web Development
16 365 (6.17%) Continuous Delivery
17 332 (5.62%) Kanban
18 281 (4.75%) OOP
19 262 (4.43%) High Availability
20 250 (4.23%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2960 (50.08%) Python
2 2239 (37.88%) Java
3 1772 (29.98%) JavaScript
4 1509 (25.53%) C#
5 1214 (20.54%) PHP
6 1200 (20.30%) Perl
7 1035 (17.51%) Bash Shell
8 987 (16.70%) SQL
9 735 (12.43%) C++
10 425 (7.19%) Scala
11 312 (5.28%) C
12 298 (5.04%) PowerShell
13 279 (4.72%) Shell Script
14 220 (3.72%) Go
15 123 (2.08%) Clojure
16 122 (2.06%) R
17 103 (1.74%) VB.NET
18 92 (1.56%) Groovy
19 78 (1.32%) CoffeeScript
20 70 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 792 (13.40%) Degree
2 196 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 144 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 141 (2.39%) ISEB
5 122 (2.06%) SC Cleared
6 64 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 59 (1.00%) CREST Certified
8 55 (0.93%) DV Cleared
9 51 (0.86%) CCNP
10 41 (0.69%) PhD
11 39 (0.66%) CCNA
12 35 (0.59%) CISSP
12 35 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 33 (0.56%) AWS Certification
14 30 (0.51%) CEH
14 30 (0.51%) RHCE
15 23 (0.39%) CCIP
15 23 (0.39%) SSCP
16 20 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
17 17 (0.29%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 562 (9.51%) QA
2 80 (1.35%) SDET
3 35 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.34%) SLA
6 10 (0.17%) HL7
7 9 (0.15%) ISO 8583
8 5 (0.085%) DICOM
8 5 (0.085%) ISO13485
9 2 (0.034%) COBIT
9 2 (0.034%) COSO
9 2 (0.034%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.017%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.017%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.017%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.017%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.017%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.017%) MiFID
10 1 (0.017%) MISRA
10 1 (0.017%) MISRA C
System Software
1 540 (9.14%) Docker
2 350 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 168 (2.84%) vSphere
4 162 (2.74%) Xen
5 103 (1.74%) KVM
5 103 (1.74%) XenServer
6 102 (1.73%) Active Directory
7 71 (1.20%) Hyper-V
8 54 (0.91%) Varnish
9 49 (0.83%) VirtualBox
10 46 (0.78%) NFS
11 44 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
12 33 (0.56%) HDFS
13 32 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
14 29 (0.49%) iptables
15 26 (0.44%) Snort
16 24 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 23 (0.39%) Squid
18 21 (0.36%) Ceph
19 20 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1428 (24.16%) Puppet
2 1157 (19.57%) Opscode Chef
3 731 (12.37%) Ansible
4 288 (4.87%) Nagios
5 236 (3.99%) Salt
6 137 (2.32%) Cobbler
7 121 (2.05%) Kubernetes
8 98 (1.66%) ZABBIX
9 95 (1.61%) Tivoli
10 84 (1.42%) Graphite
11 63 (1.07%) Kibana
12 61 (1.03%) Grafana
13 58 (0.98%) Terraform
14 57 (0.96%) Mesos
15 55 (0.93%) Cacti
15 55 (0.93%) Packer
16 50 (0.85%) HAProxy
17 40 (0.68%) SCCM
18 38 (0.64%) WSUS
19 37 (0.63%) logstash
Vendors
1 490 (8.29%) VMware
2 433 (7.33%) Red Hat
3 351 (5.94%) Oracle
4 339 (5.74%) Microsoft
5 268 (4.53%) Google
6 151 (2.55%) Facebook
7 147 (2.49%) Cisco
8 133 (2.25%) Apple
9 109 (1.84%) Splunk
10 106 (1.79%) F5
11 102 (1.73%) Atlassian
12 98 (1.66%) Yahoo!
13 90 (1.52%) IBM
14 85 (1.44%) HP
15 82 (1.39%) Sony
16 78 (1.32%) EnterpriseDB
17 77 (1.30%) Rackspace
18 72 (1.22%) SaltStack
19 66 (1.12%) SAP
20 60 (1.02%) Juniper
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Full Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum +Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and excellent benefits!
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus+benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum Great benefits!
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Extensive
Posted: 2 days ago