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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 116 134 163
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +29
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2727 2679 1938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.50% 2.27% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.84% 4.36% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2314 2222 1695
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 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
56306 61396 57246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.54% 52.13% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 48013 52395 49451
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.83%
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 6 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 6 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 +21 2589 £50,000 -4.76% 409
London +4 1438 £55,500 -3.47% 230
South East +36 451 £47,500 +11.76% 54
City of London +28 289 £57,500 -4.16% 61
South West +38 191 £42,500 +13.33% 33
Surrey +76 150 £55,000 +37.50% 10
Yorkshire +41 130 £47,500 +11.76% 25
East of England -16 121 £45,000 -5.26% 17
West Yorkshire +64 112 £45,000 -5.26% 21
Leeds +61 109 £45,000 -5.26% 21
Bristol +25 95 £60,000 +60.00% 9
Hampshire +14 92 £50,000 - 11
West Midlands +19 87 £42,500 +3.65% 10
Berkshire +16 75 £50,000 -9.09% 12
Scotland -22 73 £35,500 -21.11% 21
North West -56 69 £37,500 -6.25% 22
East Midlands +33 57 £43,500 +8.75% 7
Gloucestershire +19 51 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Reading +14 51 £45,000 -18.18% 8
North East +26 49 £37,500 +2.04% 9
Cambridgeshire -30 45 £45,000 - 6
Birmingham +23 40 £45,000 -7.69% 4
Manchester -25 40 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Oxfordshire -5 38 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Brighton +5 37 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Sussex -4 37 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Hertfordshire +2 36 £47,500 -20.83% 10
Glasgow -31 35 £36,750 -21.39% 6
Kent +23 34 £40,000 - 5
Tyne and Wear +19 33 £37,500 -2.59% 8

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 2881 (54.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2541 (47.71%) Python
3 2105 (39.52%) Linux
4 1983 (37.23%) Java
5 1885 (35.39%) Git (software)
6 1842 (34.59%) TDD
7 1791 (33.63%) JavaScript
8 1479 (27.77%) C#
9 1371 (25.74%) BDD
10 1278 (24.00%) HTML
11 1249 (23.45%) Node.js
12 1236 (23.21%) .NET
13 1211 (22.74%) CSS
14 1201 (22.55%) NoSQL
15 1191 (22.36%) MVC
16 1174 (22.04%) PHP
17 1171 (21.99%) Puppet
18 1170 (21.97%) DevOps
19 1126 (21.14%) MySQL
20 1106 (20.77%) Perl
21 1069 (20.07%) SQL Server
22 1049 (19.70%) Ruby on Rails
23 1021 (19.17%) SQL
24 982 (18.44%) Opscode Chef
25 890 (16.71%) ASP.NET
26 889 (16.69%) RESTful
27 851 (15.98%) Jenkins
28 844 (15.85%) Open Source
29 841 (15.79%) Scrum
30 828 (15.55%) Continuous Integration

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 1249 (23.45%) Node.js
2 510 (9.58%) Apache
3 322 (6.05%) nginx
4 288 (5.41%) Tomcat
5 251 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
6 232 (4.36%) OpenStack
7 139 (2.61%) IIS
8 131 (2.46%) CMS
9 130 (2.44%) JBoss
10 86 (1.61%) Apache Solr
11 68 (1.28%) Apache Spark
12 66 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
13 62 (1.16%) Drupal
14 49 (0.92%) WebSphere
15 48 (0.90%) Confluence
16 39 (0.73%) WordPress
17 38 (0.71%) Apache Pig
18 36 (0.68%) WebLogic
19 35 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
20 33 (0.62%) Jetty
Applications
1 66 (1.24%) MS Excel
2 36 (0.68%) Photoshop
3 15 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.17%) MS Office
5 6 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.094%) SPSS
6 5 (0.094%) CPLEX
6 5 (0.094%) Mingle
7 4 (0.075%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.038%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.019%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.019%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.019%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.019%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 27 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (0.39%) Magento
3 9 (0.17%) Sophis RISQUE
4 7 (0.13%) Cordys
5 6 (0.11%) Shopify
6 5 (0.094%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.056%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.038%) SunGard GMI
8 2 (0.038%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.019%) Tridion
9 1 (0.019%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.019%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.019%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 825 (15.49%) Amazon AWS
2 158 (2.97%) SaaS
3 128 (2.40%) GitHub
4 122 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
5 98 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 93 (1.75%) PaaS
7 77 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
8 75 (1.41%) IaaS
9 73 (1.37%) Heroku
10 52 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
11 51 (0.96%) Amazon S3
12 44 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
13 24 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 21 (0.39%) Sumo Logic
15 20 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
16 19 (0.36%) SoftLayer
16 19 (0.36%) Google Analytics
17 16 (0.30%) Route 53
18 15 (0.28%) OpenShift
19 14 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 326 (6.12%) Internet
2 215 (4.04%) DNS
3 210 (3.94%) HTTP
4 200 (3.76%) Firewall
5 181 (3.40%) TCP/IP
6 94 (1.76%) SAN
7 86 (1.61%) VPN
8 82 (1.54%) WAN
9 75 (1.41%) Network Security
10 71 (1.33%) LAN
11 70 (1.31%) BGP
12 59 (1.11%) LDAP
13 56 (1.05%) OSPF
14 47 (0.88%) VoIP
15 46 (0.86%) iSCSI
16 45 (0.84%) IPsec
16 45 (0.84%) DHCP
17 44 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
18 40 (0.75%) VLAN
18 40 (0.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1201 (22.55%) NoSQL
2 1126 (21.14%) MySQL
3 1069 (20.07%) SQL Server
4 690 (12.96%) MongoDB
5 517 (9.71%) PostgreSQL
6 425 (7.98%) Relational Database
7 309 (5.80%) Big Data
8 297 (5.58%) Redis
9 230 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 196 (3.68%) Hadoop
11 164 (3.08%) RDBMS
12 81 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 67 (1.26%) CouchDB
14 64 (1.20%) Oracle Database
15 51 (0.96%) Couchbase
16 48 (0.90%) HBase
16 48 (0.90%) Apache Hive
17 41 (0.77%) Riak
18 39 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
19 36 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1885 (35.39%) Git (software)
2 851 (15.98%) Jenkins
3 563 (10.57%) Selenium
4 523 (9.82%) Cucumber
5 437 (8.21%) Subversion
6 264 (4.96%) WebDriver
7 257 (4.83%) RSpec
8 237 (4.45%) JIRA
9 225 (4.22%) Maven
10 200 (3.76%) TeamCity
11 181 (3.40%) JUnit
12 164 (3.08%) Hudson
13 114 (2.14%) Jasmine
14 94 (1.76%) Calabash
15 93 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
16 87 (1.63%) NUnit
17 85 (1.60%) Grunt
18 80 (1.50%) JMeter
19 70 (1.31%) Appium
20 69 (1.30%) Ant
General
1 585 (10.98%) Finance
2 252 (4.73%) Marketing
3 194 (3.64%) Games
4 180 (3.38%) Retail
5 156 (2.93%) Telecoms
6 126 (2.37%) Advertising
7 99 (1.86%) Publishing
8 98 (1.84%) Banking
9 53 (1.00%) Automotive
10 40 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 39 (0.73%) Electronics
12 33 (0.62%) Law
13 31 (0.58%) Military
14 27 (0.51%) Back Office
15 19 (0.36%) Legal
16 17 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 17 (0.32%) Investment Banking
17 15 (0.28%) Online Betting
18 11 (0.21%) Multimedia
19 7 (0.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2805 (52.67%) Developer
2 726 (13.63%) .NET Developer
3 552 (10.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 443 (8.32%) Senior Developer
5 331 (6.21%) Administrator
6 320 (6.01%) Software Engineer
7 288 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 288 (5.41%) Ruby Developer
8 284 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
9 278 (5.22%) Java Developer
10 248 (4.66%) Web Developer
11 225 (4.22%) Software Developer
12 222 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
13 185 (3.47%) Analyst
14 182 (3.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 173 (3.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 157 (2.95%) Junior
17 152 (2.85%) Tester
18 150 (2.82%) Architect
19 145 (2.72%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1278 (24.00%) HTML
2 1236 (23.21%) .NET
3 1211 (22.74%) CSS
4 1049 (19.70%) Ruby on Rails
5 890 (16.71%) ASP.NET
6 889 (16.69%) RESTful
7 781 (14.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 686 (12.88%) jQuery
9 679 (12.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 665 (12.49%) WCF
11 546 (10.25%) Web Services
12 498 (9.35%) AngularJS
13 495 (9.29%) HTML5
14 421 (7.90%) .NET Framework
15 404 (7.59%) XML
16 355 (6.67%) Entity Framework
17 344 (6.46%) CSS3
18 318 (5.97%) REST
19 310 (5.82%) Backbone.js
20 285 (5.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 416 (7.81%) Computer Science
2 257 (4.83%) Mobile App
3 237 (4.45%) Enterprise Software
4 227 (4.26%) User Experience
5 173 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
6 157 (2.95%) Social Media
7 154 (2.89%) BBC
8 139 (2.61%) Data Centre
9 110 (2.07%) Mathematics
10 98 (1.84%) Algorithms
11 88 (1.65%) Visualisation
12 74 (1.39%) Replication
13 67 (1.26%) Digital Media
14 55 (1.03%) Public Cloud
15 51 (0.96%) Management Information System
16 50 (0.94%) Clustering
17 47 (0.88%) Blackberry
17 47 (0.88%) Physics
18 41 (0.77%) Private Cloud
19 39 (0.73%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2105 (39.52%) Linux
2 642 (12.05%) Windows
3 596 (11.19%) UNIX
4 385 (7.23%) Ubuntu
5 291 (5.46%) CentOS
6 276 (5.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 256 (4.81%) Android
8 254 (4.77%) Apple iOS
9 159 (2.99%) Debian
10 88 (1.65%) Mac OS X
11 62 (1.16%) Solaris
12 40 (0.75%) CoreOS
13 39 (0.73%) Fedora
14 38 (0.71%) Windows 7
15 34 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
16 31 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
17 23 (0.43%) SUSE
18 21 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
19 18 (0.34%) Windows Phone
20 15 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2881 (54.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1842 (34.59%) TDD
3 1371 (25.74%) BDD
4 1191 (22.36%) MVC
5 1170 (21.97%) DevOps
6 844 (15.85%) Open Source
7 841 (15.79%) Scrum
8 828 (15.55%) Continuous Integration
9 822 (15.43%) OO
10 713 (13.39%) Software Engineering
11 687 (12.90%) Web Application Development
12 593 (11.13%) E-Commerce
13 578 (10.85%) Configuration Management
14 406 (7.62%) Test Automation
15 335 (6.29%) Web Development
16 325 (6.10%) Continuous Delivery
17 282 (5.29%) OOP
18 255 (4.79%) Mentoring
19 208 (3.91%) Kanban
20 204 (3.83%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2541 (47.71%) Python
2 1983 (37.23%) Java
3 1791 (33.63%) JavaScript
4 1479 (27.77%) C#
5 1174 (22.04%) PHP
6 1106 (20.77%) Perl
7 1021 (19.17%) SQL
8 792 (14.87%) Bash Shell
9 559 (10.50%) C++
10 280 (5.26%) C
11 279 (5.24%) Scala
12 228 (4.28%) PowerShell
13 198 (3.72%) Shell Script
14 194 (3.64%) Groovy
15 184 (3.45%) Go
16 139 (2.61%) VB.NET
17 126 (2.37%) VB
18 103 (1.93%) Clojure
19 97 (1.82%) Objective-C
20 69 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 675 (12.67%) Degree
2 95 (1.78%) Security Cleared
3 82 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
4 78 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 67 (1.26%) ISTQB
6 64 (1.20%) ISEB
7 51 (0.96%) CCNA
8 43 (0.81%) PhD
9 38 (0.71%) DV Cleared
10 26 (0.49%) CCNP
11 20 (0.38%) AWS Certification
12 15 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 14 (0.26%) RHCE
14 12 (0.23%) LPIC
15 11 (0.21%) CCIE
16 10 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 9 (0.17%) CISSP
18 8 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
18 8 (0.15%) PMI Certification
19 7 (0.13%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 466 (8.75%) QA
2 39 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 23 (0.43%) SLA
4 20 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.26%) FISMA
6 13 (0.24%) HIPAA
7 10 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.075%) MiFID
8 4 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.075%) EMIR
9 1 (0.019%) WCAG
9 1 (0.019%) JTAG
System Software
1 315 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 218 (4.09%) Docker
3 81 (1.52%) Xen
4 80 (1.50%) Varnish
5 73 (1.37%) KVM
6 70 (1.31%) Active Directory
7 66 (1.24%) Hyper-V
8 52 (0.98%) vSphere
9 48 (0.90%) Samba
10 40 (0.75%) Postfix
11 36 (0.68%) iptables
12 35 (0.66%) VirtualBox
13 31 (0.58%) XenServer
14 27 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
15 25 (0.47%) Snort
16 24 (0.45%) NFS
17 22 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
17 22 (0.41%) HDFS
17 22 (0.41%) LXC
18 15 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1171 (21.99%) Puppet
2 982 (18.44%) Opscode Chef
3 370 (6.95%) Nagios
4 359 (6.74%) Ansible
5 199 (3.74%) Salt
6 156 (2.93%) ZABBIX
7 134 (2.52%) Vagrant
8 127 (2.38%) Graphite
9 83 (1.56%) logstash
10 55 (1.03%) Cobbler
11 43 (0.81%) Kibana
12 35 (0.66%) Capistrano
12 35 (0.66%) Cacti
13 26 (0.49%) HAProxy
14 25 (0.47%) Mesos
14 25 (0.47%) Ganglia
14 25 (0.47%) Tivoli
15 24 (0.45%) Kubernetes
15 24 (0.45%) Opsview
16 23 (0.43%) Munin
Vendors
1 411 (7.72%) VMware
2 368 (6.91%) Oracle
3 326 (6.12%) Red Hat
4 262 (4.92%) Google
5 249 (4.68%) Microsoft
6 211 (3.96%) Facebook
7 129 (2.42%) Cisco
8 125 (2.35%) Apple
9 116 (2.18%) Sony
10 113 (2.12%) Yahoo!
11 105 (1.97%) Rackspace
12 90 (1.69%) Splunk
13 62 (1.16%) New Relic
14 60 (1.13%) SaltStack
15 52 (0.98%) Zend
16 40 (0.75%) IBM
16 40 (0.75%) HP
16 40 (0.75%) Twitter
17 38 (0.71%) Citrix
18 36 (0.68%) hybris
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 51 minutes ago
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £24k - 28k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable full bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago