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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 109 130 160
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +30
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2770 2707 1946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.53% 2.31% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.93% 4.49% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2354 2218 1681
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 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,125 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.42% +9.66%

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
56197 60288 57126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.32% 51.53% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 47850 51125 49034
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 31 July 2015 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 31 July 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
England +20 2615 £51,500 +3.00% 391
London 0 1438 £57,500 +4.54% 219
South East +37 470 £47,500 +11.76% 45
City of London +23 292 £57,500 +4.54% 55
South West +21 190 £45,000 +12.50% 28
Surrey +76 157 £52,500 +35.48% 13
Yorkshire +40 140 £47,500 +16.56% 34
East of England -11 113 £45,000 - 10
West Yorkshire +55 112 £47,500 +5.55% 27
Leeds +63 109 £47,500 - 24
Hampshire +18 106 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Bristol +22 90 £65,000 +52.94% 8
West Midlands +24 89 £42,500 +4.93% 8
Scotland -12 86 £35,750 -15.88% 17
Berkshire +33 83 £50,000 -9.09% 8
North West -47 66 £40,000 - 24
Gloucestershire +14 62 £45,000 +20.00% 8
East Midlands +18 59 £42,500 +6.25% 15
North East +32 58 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Reading +25 56 £45,000 -18.18% 7
Birmingham +17 43 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Cambridgeshire -21 43 £45,000 - 4
Kent +31 41 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Hertfordshire -8 41 £47,500 -20.83% 6
Edinburgh +6 37 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Tyne and Wear +19 34 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Glasgow -19 34 £35,750 -20.55% 3
Manchester -22 33 £40,000 - 12
Guildford +30 31 £45,000 +16.12% 3
East Sussex +2 31 £45,000 +12.50% 2

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2920 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 2660 (48.54%) Python
3 2162 (39.45%) Linux
4 2037 (37.17%) Java
5 1937 (35.35%) Git (software)
6 1889 (34.47%) TDD
7 1795 (32.76%) JavaScript
8 1519 (27.72%) C#
9 1424 (25.99%) BDD
10 1312 (23.94%) Node.js
11 1303 (23.78%) HTML
12 1250 (22.81%) CSS
13 1244 (22.70%) .NET
14 1226 (22.37%) NoSQL
15 1216 (22.19%) DevOps
16 1209 (22.06%) MVC
17 1200 (21.90%) Puppet
18 1158 (21.13%) PHP
19 1112 (20.29%) MySQL
20 1092 (19.93%) Perl
21 1067 (19.47%) SQL Server
22 1046 (19.09%) Opscode Chef
23 1040 (18.98%) Ruby on Rails
24 1009 (18.41%) SQL
25 918 (16.75%) RESTful
26 902 (16.46%) ASP.NET
27 874 (15.95%) Jenkins
28 870 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
29 859 (15.68%) Amazon AWS
30 851 (15.53%) Bash Shell

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1312 (23.94%) Node.js
2 537 (9.80%) Apache
3 336 (6.13%) nginx
4 279 (5.09%) Tomcat
5 264 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
6 226 (4.12%) OpenStack
7 136 (2.48%) CMS
8 135 (2.46%) JBoss
9 129 (2.35%) IIS
10 88 (1.61%) Apache Solr
11 78 (1.42%) Apache Spark
12 69 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
13 66 (1.20%) Drupal
14 51 (0.93%) WebSphere
15 49 (0.89%) Confluence
16 44 (0.80%) Jetty
16 44 (0.80%) WordPress
17 40 (0.73%) Apache Pig
18 37 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
19 33 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 70 (1.28%) MS Excel
2 39 (0.71%) Photoshop
3 15 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (0.20%) MS Office
5 6 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.091%) Mathematica
7 4 (0.073%) CPLEX
7 4 (0.073%) Mingle
7 4 (0.073%) SPSS
8 2 (0.036%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.036%) PrintSoft PReS
8 2 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.018%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.018%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 33 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 22 (0.40%) Magento
3 9 (0.16%) Sophis RISQUE
4 7 (0.13%) Cordys
5 5 (0.091%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.091%) Shopify
6 3 (0.055%) CSG Singleview
7 2 (0.036%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.036%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.036%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.036%) SunGard GMI
8 1 (0.018%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 859 (15.68%) Amazon AWS
2 161 (2.94%) SaaS
3 125 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
4 122 (2.23%) GitHub
5 102 (1.86%) PaaS
6 95 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 90 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
8 84 (1.53%) IaaS
9 74 (1.35%) Heroku
10 69 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 51 (0.93%) Amazon S3
12 49 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
13 26 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
14 25 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 24 (0.44%) Sumo Logic
16 18 (0.33%) Route 53
17 17 (0.31%) Google Analytics
18 16 (0.29%) OpenShift
18 16 (0.29%) SoftLayer
19 15 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 318 (5.80%) Internet
2 225 (4.11%) DNS
3 219 (4.00%) HTTP
4 201 (3.67%) Firewall
5 178 (3.25%) TCP/IP
6 105 (1.92%) SAN
7 98 (1.79%) VPN
8 87 (1.59%) WAN
9 80 (1.46%) BGP
10 74 (1.35%) Network Security
10 74 (1.35%) LAN
11 71 (1.30%) LDAP
12 66 (1.20%) OSPF
13 54 (0.99%) IPsec
14 48 (0.88%) SMTP
15 46 (0.84%) DHCP
15 46 (0.84%) VoIP
16 44 (0.80%) VLAN
17 43 (0.78%) iSCSI
18 41 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1226 (22.37%) NoSQL
2 1112 (20.29%) MySQL
3 1067 (19.47%) SQL Server
4 703 (12.83%) MongoDB
5 538 (9.82%) PostgreSQL
6 429 (7.83%) Relational Database
7 325 (5.93%) Big Data
8 295 (5.38%) Redis
9 230 (4.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 213 (3.89%) Hadoop
11 165 (3.01%) RDBMS
12 78 (1.42%) CouchDB
13 73 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 62 (1.13%) Oracle Database
15 57 (1.04%) HBase
16 56 (1.02%) Apache Hive
17 49 (0.89%) Riak
17 49 (0.89%) Couchbase
18 40 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
19 39 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1937 (35.35%) Git (software)
2 874 (15.95%) Jenkins
3 609 (11.11%) Selenium
4 544 (9.93%) Cucumber
5 435 (7.94%) Subversion
6 287 (5.24%) WebDriver
7 265 (4.84%) RSpec
8 247 (4.51%) Maven
9 240 (4.38%) JIRA
10 188 (3.43%) TeamCity
11 184 (3.36%) JUnit
12 170 (3.10%) Hudson
13 116 (2.12%) Jasmine
14 109 (1.99%) Grunt
15 83 (1.51%) JMeter
16 82 (1.50%) WATIR
17 81 (1.48%) Calabash
18 80 (1.46%) Ant
19 78 (1.42%) NUnit
20 76 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 624 (11.39%) Finance
2 270 (4.93%) Marketing
3 213 (3.89%) Games
4 187 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 182 (3.32%) Retail
6 120 (2.19%) Advertising
7 111 (2.03%) Banking
8 98 (1.79%) Publishing
9 51 (0.93%) Automotive
10 48 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 44 (0.80%) Electronics
12 35 (0.64%) Law
13 34 (0.62%) Military
14 27 (0.49%) Back Office
15 23 (0.42%) Investment Banking
16 19 (0.35%) Legal
17 16 (0.29%) Financial Institution
17 16 (0.29%) Online Betting
18 13 (0.24%) Billing
19 12 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2848 (51.97%) Developer
2 730 (13.32%) .NET Developer
3 594 (10.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 468 (8.54%) Senior Developer
5 334 (6.09%) Administrator
6 324 (5.91%) Software Engineer
7 288 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 287 (5.24%) Ruby Developer
9 282 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
10 266 (4.85%) Java Developer
11 241 (4.40%) Web Developer
12 228 (4.16%) Software Developer
13 227 (4.14%) Linux Administrator
14 202 (3.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 191 (3.49%) Analyst
16 174 (3.18%) Tester
17 171 (3.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 165 (3.01%) Architect
19 162 (2.96%) Junior
20 152 (2.77%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1303 (23.78%) HTML
2 1250 (22.81%) CSS
3 1244 (22.70%) .NET
4 1040 (18.98%) Ruby on Rails
5 918 (16.75%) RESTful
6 902 (16.46%) ASP.NET
7 799 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 697 (12.72%) ASP.NET Web API
9 673 (12.28%) jQuery
10 672 (12.26%) WCF
11 529 (9.65%) Web Services
12 516 (9.42%) AngularJS
13 510 (9.31%) HTML5
14 437 (7.97%) .NET Framework
15 409 (7.46%) XML
16 363 (6.62%) Entity Framework
17 351 (6.41%) CSS3
18 344 (6.28%) REST
19 313 (5.71%) Backbone.js
20 295 (5.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 404 (7.37%) Computer Science
2 262 (4.78%) Mobile App
3 233 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
4 211 (3.85%) User Experience
5 185 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
6 157 (2.86%) BBC
7 153 (2.79%) Social Media
8 148 (2.70%) Data Centre
9 120 (2.19%) Mathematics
10 104 (1.90%) Algorithms
11 88 (1.61%) Visualisation
12 83 (1.51%) Replication
12 83 (1.51%) Digital Media
13 56 (1.02%) Physics
14 53 (0.97%) Management Information System
15 51 (0.93%) Public Cloud
16 47 (0.86%) Private Cloud
17 45 (0.82%) Blackberry
18 42 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 41 (0.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2162 (39.45%) Linux
2 622 (11.35%) Windows
3 586 (10.69%) UNIX
4 392 (7.15%) Ubuntu
5 306 (5.58%) CentOS
6 282 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 255 (4.65%) Android
8 253 (4.62%) Apple iOS
9 158 (2.88%) Debian
10 80 (1.46%) Mac OS X
11 60 (1.09%) Solaris
12 44 (0.80%) CoreOS
13 37 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
14 36 (0.66%) Fedora
14 36 (0.66%) Windows 7
15 28 (0.51%) SUSE
16 25 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
17 20 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (0.29%) Scientific Linux
19 15 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2920 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1889 (34.47%) TDD
3 1424 (25.99%) BDD
4 1216 (22.19%) DevOps
5 1209 (22.06%) MVC
6 870 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
7 843 (15.38%) Scrum
8 838 (15.29%) Open Source
9 826 (15.07%) OO
10 756 (13.80%) Software Engineering
11 716 (13.07%) Web Application Development
12 596 (10.88%) E-Commerce
13 590 (10.77%) Configuration Management
14 428 (7.81%) Test Automation
15 341 (6.22%) Web Development
16 323 (5.89%) Continuous Delivery
17 292 (5.33%) OOP
18 256 (4.67%) Mentoring
19 224 (4.09%) Kanban
20 205 (3.74%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2660 (48.54%) Python
2 2037 (37.17%) Java
3 1795 (32.76%) JavaScript
4 1519 (27.72%) C#
5 1158 (21.13%) PHP
6 1092 (19.93%) Perl
7 1009 (18.41%) SQL
8 851 (15.53%) Bash Shell
9 582 (10.62%) C++
10 297 (5.42%) C
11 293 (5.35%) Scala
12 249 (4.54%) PowerShell
13 209 (3.81%) Go
14 202 (3.69%) Shell Script
15 188 (3.43%) Groovy
16 129 (2.35%) VB.NET
17 125 (2.28%) VB
18 114 (2.08%) Objective-C
19 108 (1.97%) Clojure
20 71 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 680 (12.41%) Degree
2 108 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 84 (1.53%) SC Cleared
4 78 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
5 75 (1.37%) ISEB
6 74 (1.35%) ISTQB
7 46 (0.84%) CCNA
8 43 (0.78%) DV Cleared
9 41 (0.75%) PhD
10 30 (0.55%) CCNP
11 17 (0.31%) AWS Certification
12 16 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 14 (0.26%) RHCE
14 13 (0.24%) LPIC
15 11 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.16%) CCIE
16 9 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 8 (0.15%) CISSP
18 7 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 7 (0.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 473 (8.63%) QA
2 36 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 24 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.31%) SLA
5 14 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.20%) HIPAA
7 10 (0.18%) FISMA
8 5 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.073%) EMIR
9 4 (0.073%) MiFID
10 1 (0.018%) WCAG
System Software
1 348 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 249 (4.54%) Docker
3 94 (1.72%) Varnish
4 88 (1.61%) Xen
5 74 (1.35%) KVM
6 72 (1.31%) Active Directory
7 69 (1.26%) Hyper-V
8 51 (0.93%) VirtualBox
9 50 (0.91%) vSphere
9 50 (0.91%) Samba
10 46 (0.84%) iptables
11 42 (0.77%) Postfix
12 31 (0.57%) NFS
13 30 (0.55%) XenServer
14 28 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
15 27 (0.49%) HDFS
16 22 (0.40%) Snort
16 22 (0.40%) LXC
17 20 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
18 19 (0.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1200 (21.90%) Puppet
2 1046 (19.09%) Opscode Chef
3 407 (7.43%) Ansible
4 370 (6.75%) Nagios
5 210 (3.83%) Salt
6 168 (3.07%) ZABBIX
7 141 (2.57%) Vagrant
8 118 (2.15%) Graphite
9 67 (1.22%) logstash
10 47 (0.86%) Cobbler
11 38 (0.69%) Kibana
12 36 (0.66%) Cacti
13 34 (0.62%) HAProxy
14 31 (0.57%) Mesos
15 30 (0.55%) Opsview
15 30 (0.55%) Capistrano
16 29 (0.53%) Kubernetes
17 24 (0.44%) SELinux
17 24 (0.44%) Tivoli
18 23 (0.42%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 444 (8.10%) VMware
2 388 (7.08%) Oracle
3 359 (6.55%) Red Hat
4 285 (5.20%) Google
5 246 (4.49%) Microsoft
6 208 (3.80%) Facebook
7 134 (2.45%) Cisco
8 128 (2.34%) Apple
9 119 (2.17%) Sony
10 116 (2.12%) Yahoo!
11 115 (2.10%) Rackspace
12 94 (1.72%) Splunk
13 66 (1.20%) New Relic
14 62 (1.13%) SaltStack
15 51 (0.93%) HP
16 44 (0.80%) Twitter
17 43 (0.78%) Citrix
17 43 (0.78%) Zend
18 42 (0.77%) SAP
19 38 (0.69%) IBM
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + car, stock options and bonuses
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £90000. per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75200 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent salary, 20% bonus, full be
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£30k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago