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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 135 150 151
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2434 2136 2228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.14% 1.95% 1.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.27% 3.65% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2112 1846 1980
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 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.88%

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
57060 58549 62659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.16% 53.49% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 48816 49999 55145
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +8 2304 £50,000 - 345
London +7 1312 £55,000 - 178
South East +72 370 £42,500 - 45
City of London +6 214 £55,000 -7.17% 36
South West -20 145 £45,000 +12.49% 26
East of England +41 125 £45,000 - 23
North West -46 110 £40,000 - 24
Yorkshire -1 107 £47,500 +39.70% 23
Hampshire +49 83 £45,000 +2.85% 12
Scotland +26 74 £40,000 - 10
Surrey +15 74 £47,500 +35.71% 10
West Yorkshire -5 69 £47,500 +39.70% 11
Berkshire +20 68 £42,500 -15.00% 9
Leeds +14 68 £47,500 +39.70% 8
Bristol -6 68 £60,000 +4.34% 13
Manchester -71 56 £40,750 +1.87% 16
North East +20 51 £37,500 -16.66% 4
East Midlands +55 49 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Tyne and Wear +21 47 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Cambridgeshire +23 46 £41,750 -7.22% 14
Hertfordshire +6 42 £65,000 +44.44% 4
Gloucestershire +16 41 £45,000 - 7
Cambridge +15 40 £39,500 -7.60% 11
Oxfordshire +31 39 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Glasgow +25 36 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Edinburgh +7 35 £37,500 -6.25% 6
West Midlands -46 35 £35,000 +3.70% 11
Cheshire +15 34 £44,000 +35.38% 4
Portsmouth +9 34 - - 1
Wales +30 31 £37,500 +8.69% 3

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 2776 (54.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2365 (46.07%) Python
3 1963 (38.24%) Java
4 1961 (38.20%) Linux
5 1810 (35.26%) JavaScript
6 1752 (34.13%) TDD
7 1682 (32.77%) Git (software)
8 1567 (30.53%) C#
9 1472 (28.68%) BDD
10 1331 (25.93%) HTML
11 1240 (24.16%) PHP
12 1175 (22.89%) MVC
13 1171 (22.81%) CSS
14 1138 (22.17%) Perl
15 1137 (22.15%) .NET
16 1109 (21.61%) MySQL
17 1072 (20.88%) NoSQL
18 1067 (20.79%) Node.js
19 1055 (20.55%) OO
20 1050 (20.46%) Puppet
21 1018 (19.83%) SQL Server
22 987 (19.23%) Ruby on Rails
23 981 (19.11%) Open Source
24 963 (18.76%) DevOps
25 917 (17.86%) SQL
26 894 (17.42%) Opscode Chef
27 867 (16.89%) Scrum
28 863 (16.81%) ASP.NET
29 850 (16.56%) RESTful
30 835 (16.27%) Continuous Integration

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1067 (20.79%) Node.js
2 545 (10.62%) Apache
3 385 (7.50%) nginx
4 329 (6.41%) Tomcat
5 223 (4.34%) IIS
6 160 (3.12%) Confluence
7 143 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
8 140 (2.73%) OpenStack
9 139 (2.71%) JBoss
10 129 (2.51%) CMS
11 113 (2.20%) WordPress
12 86 (1.68%) Apache Solr
13 62 (1.21%) WebLogic
14 59 (1.15%) Drupal
15 54 (1.05%) Jetty
16 34 (0.66%) WebSphere
17 33 (0.64%) CloudStack
18 29 (0.56%) Apache Pig
19 27 (0.53%) SAS
20 24 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 189 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 26 (0.51%) SPSS
3 21 (0.41%) MS Office
4 18 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.31%) CPLEX
6 14 (0.27%) Mingle
7 13 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.019%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.019%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 44 (0.86%) Magento
1 44 (0.86%) Shopify
2 31 (0.60%) Google Analytics
3 14 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.078%) Optimost
5 4 (0.078%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.058%) Summit
7 2 (0.039%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.019%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.019%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.019%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 457 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
2 212 (4.13%) GitHub
3 134 (2.61%) SaaS
4 119 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
5 106 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
6 91 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 72 (1.40%) IaaS
8 59 (1.15%) Amazon S3
9 54 (1.05%) PaaS
10 29 (0.56%) Heroku
10 29 (0.56%) Joyent
11 28 (0.55%) SoftLayer
12 27 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
13 13 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
14 12 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
15 11 (0.21%) Route 53
16 10 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
17 8 (0.16%) Trello
18 7 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 7 (0.14%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 365 (7.11%) Internet
2 306 (5.96%) TCP/IP
3 220 (4.29%) HTTP
4 163 (3.18%) DNS
5 147 (2.86%) Firewall
6 102 (1.99%) SAN
7 66 (1.29%) IPv4
8 59 (1.15%) DHCP
9 54 (1.05%) LDAP
9 54 (1.05%) SSL
10 53 (1.03%) VPN
11 52 (1.01%) IPv6
12 45 (0.88%) SNMP
12 45 (0.88%) Network Security
12 45 (0.88%) NAS
13 43 (0.84%) SSH
14 41 (0.80%) BIG-IP
15 33 (0.64%) iSCSI
16 32 (0.62%) WAN
17 28 (0.55%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1109 (21.61%) MySQL
2 1072 (20.88%) NoSQL
3 1018 (19.83%) SQL Server
4 613 (11.94%) MongoDB
5 458 (8.92%) PostgreSQL
6 334 (6.51%) Redis
7 321 (6.25%) Big Data
8 319 (6.21%) Relational Database
9 260 (5.07%) Hadoop
10 192 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 153 (2.98%) RDBMS
12 108 (2.10%) RavenDB
13 63 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
14 56 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
15 53 (1.03%) Data Mining
16 50 (0.97%) CouchDB
17 49 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
18 42 (0.82%) MariaDB
19 39 (0.76%) Oracle Database
20 28 (0.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1682 (32.77%) Git (software)
2 744 (14.49%) Cucumber
3 652 (12.70%) Jenkins
4 529 (10.31%) Selenium
5 377 (7.34%) TeamCity
6 357 (6.95%) JIRA
7 351 (6.84%) Subversion
8 302 (5.88%) WebDriver
9 251 (4.89%) NUnit
10 243 (4.73%) Hudson
11 238 (4.64%) WATIR
12 202 (3.94%) Rhino Mocks
13 201 (3.92%) RSpec
14 181 (3.53%) SpecFlow
15 180 (3.51%) Jasmine
16 164 (3.20%) Maven
17 149 (2.90%) Moq
18 122 (2.38%) ReSharper
19 120 (2.34%) CruiseControl
20 104 (2.03%) Calabash
General
1 543 (10.58%) Finance
2 286 (5.57%) Retail
3 264 (5.14%) Games
4 230 (4.48%) Advertising
5 226 (4.40%) Marketing
6 135 (2.63%) Publishing
7 123 (2.40%) Banking
8 104 (2.03%) Telecoms
9 98 (1.91%) Back Office
10 61 (1.19%) Law
11 30 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 28 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 27 (0.53%) Electronics
14 21 (0.41%) Front Office
15 20 (0.39%) Manufacturing
16 15 (0.29%) Automotive
17 14 (0.27%) Aerospace
18 13 (0.25%) Music Industry
19 10 (0.19%) Multimedia
19 10 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2530 (49.29%) Developer
2 643 (12.53%) .NET Developer
3 436 (8.49%) Administrator
4 378 (7.36%) Systems Administrator
5 356 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 349 (6.80%) Senior Developer
7 323 (6.29%) Linux Administrator
8 290 (5.65%) Ruby Developer
9 265 (5.16%) Web Developer
10 254 (4.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 221 (4.31%) Tester
12 218 (4.25%) Java Developer
13 217 (4.23%) Software Engineer
14 194 (3.78%) Software Developer
14 194 (3.78%) Test Engineer
15 189 (3.68%) Ruby on Rails Developer
16 163 (3.18%) PHP Developer
17 155 (3.02%) Analyst
18 148 (2.88%) Linux Engineer
19 135 (2.63%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1331 (25.93%) HTML
2 1171 (22.81%) CSS
3 1137 (22.15%) .NET
4 987 (19.23%) Ruby on Rails
5 863 (16.81%) ASP.NET
6 850 (16.56%) RESTful
7 800 (15.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 764 (14.88%) jQuery
9 654 (12.74%) Web Services
10 589 (11.47%) ASP.NET Web API
11 587 (11.44%) HTML5
12 512 (9.97%) WCF
13 439 (8.55%) AngularJS
14 367 (7.15%) REST
15 361 (7.03%) CSS3
16 324 (6.31%) XML
17 316 (6.16%) LAMP
18 310 (6.04%) .NET Framework
19 304 (5.92%) Backbone.js
20 277 (5.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 981 (19.11%) Open Source
2 462 (9.00%) Computer Science
3 340 (6.62%) User Experience
4 245 (4.77%) Mobile App
5 161 (3.14%) Social Media
6 148 (2.88%) BBC
7 130 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
8 125 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
9 120 (2.34%) Algorithms
10 104 (2.03%) Digital Media
11 95 (1.85%) Blog
12 75 (1.46%) Clustering
13 72 (1.40%) Mathematics
14 64 (1.25%) Statistics
15 56 (1.09%) Visualisation
16 51 (0.99%) Replication
17 42 (0.82%) Management Information System
18 40 (0.78%) Data Structures
19 36 (0.70%) Physics
20 35 (0.68%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1961 (38.20%) Linux
2 709 (13.81%) Windows
3 559 (10.89%) UNIX
4 335 (6.53%) Ubuntu
5 299 (5.83%) CentOS
6 285 (5.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 251 (4.89%) Apple iOS
8 250 (4.87%) Android
9 191 (3.72%) Debian
10 165 (3.21%) Solaris
11 61 (1.19%) Mac OS X
12 50 (0.97%) Fedora
13 49 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
14 36 (0.70%) SUSE
15 22 (0.43%) Windows 7
16 20 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
16 20 (0.39%) AIX
17 19 (0.37%) Windows Phone
18 15 (0.29%) Mac OS
19 14 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2776 (54.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1752 (34.13%) TDD
3 1472 (28.68%) BDD
4 1175 (22.89%) MVC
5 1055 (20.55%) OO
6 963 (18.76%) DevOps
7 867 (16.89%) Scrum
8 835 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
9 834 (16.25%) E-Commerce
10 610 (11.88%) Software Engineering
11 542 (10.56%) Web Application Development
12 395 (7.70%) Configuration Management
13 293 (5.71%) Pair Programming
14 284 (5.53%) OOP
15 279 (5.44%) Web Development
16 260 (5.07%) OOD
17 254 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
18 245 (4.77%) Automated Testing
19 242 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
20 240 (4.68%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2365 (46.07%) Python
2 1963 (38.24%) Java
3 1810 (35.26%) JavaScript
4 1567 (30.53%) C#
5 1240 (24.16%) PHP
6 1138 (22.17%) Perl
7 917 (17.86%) SQL
8 705 (13.73%) Bash Shell
9 510 (9.94%) C++
10 268 (5.22%) C
11 217 (4.23%) Scala
12 205 (3.99%) Shell Script
13 173 (3.37%) PowerShell
14 155 (3.02%) VB.NET
15 134 (2.61%) Groovy
16 120 (2.34%) Clojure
17 73 (1.42%) F#
17 73 (1.42%) Objective-C
18 71 (1.38%) Golang
19 67 (1.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 641 (12.49%) Degree
2 88 (1.71%) ISTQB
3 81 (1.58%) Security Cleared
4 75 (1.46%) ISEB
5 61 (1.19%) SC Cleared
6 58 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
7 52 (1.01%) CCNA
8 35 (0.68%) PhD
9 29 (0.56%) CISSP
10 23 (0.45%) CEH
11 22 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 21 (0.41%) AWS Certification
13 13 (0.25%) RHCSA
13 13 (0.25%) LPIC
13 13 (0.25%) Linux+ Certification
13 13 (0.25%) RHCE
14 11 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (0.19%) CCNP
16 7 (0.14%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
16 7 (0.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 545 (10.62%) QA
2 51 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 43 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (0.58%) SLA
5 8 (0.16%) JTAG
6 6 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.097%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.058%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.039%) WAI
10 2 (0.039%) HIPAA
System Software
1 311 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 172 (3.35%) KVM
3 130 (2.53%) Xen
4 98 (1.91%) Varnish
5 63 (1.23%) vSphere
6 58 (1.13%) Docker
7 55 (1.07%) Snort
8 53 (1.03%) NFS
9 49 (0.95%) Hyper-V
10 43 (0.84%) Active Directory
11 36 (0.70%) XenServer
12 31 (0.60%) LXC
13 22 (0.43%) Postfix
14 18 (0.35%) Samba
15 17 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
16 15 (0.29%) VirtualBox
17 13 (0.25%) Sendmail
18 11 (0.21%) VMware ESX
18 11 (0.21%) vCloud
19 9 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1050 (20.46%) Puppet
2 894 (17.42%) Opscode Chef
3 422 (8.22%) Nagios
4 226 (4.40%) Ansible
5 200 (3.90%) ZABBIX
6 165 (3.21%) Salt
7 140 (2.73%) Vagrant
8 93 (1.81%) Cacti
9 80 (1.56%) logstash
10 56 (1.09%) HAProxy
11 54 (1.05%) Capistrano
12 53 (1.03%) Ganglia
13 50 (0.97%) CFEngine
14 38 (0.74%) collectd
15 37 (0.72%) Zenoss
16 31 (0.60%) Opsview
17 29 (0.56%) StatsD
17 29 (0.56%) Cobbler
17 29 (0.56%) Munin
18 24 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 397 (7.73%) VMware
2 376 (7.33%) Red Hat
3 335 (6.53%) Microsoft
4 274 (5.34%) Facebook
5 236 (4.60%) Google
6 235 (4.58%) Oracle
7 160 (3.12%) Sony
8 134 (2.61%) Apple
9 114 (2.22%) Cisco
10 113 (2.20%) Yahoo!
11 103 (2.01%) Endeca
12 101 (1.97%) RedPrairie
13 91 (1.77%) Zend
14 88 (1.71%) HP
15 77 (1.50%) Rackspace
16 62 (1.21%) SaltStack
17 56 (1.09%) Twitter
18 50 (0.97%) New Relic
19 45 (0.88%) Akamai
20 43 (0.84%) Citrix
Richmond, Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £50000 per annum + great perks!
Posted: 4 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + relocation assistance (discretionary)
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + relocation assistance (discretiona
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Neg
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 7 hours ago
UK
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 10% bonus & equity
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago