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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 122 158 158
Rank change year-on-year
+36 0
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2706 1909 2109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.34% 1.78% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.59% 3.37% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2163 1666 1889
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
58976 56587 62824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.02% 52.70% 53.66%
Number of salaries quoted 49429 48738 55092
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.79%
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 £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 2 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 2 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 +35 2549 £50,000 - 319
London +27 1566 £55,000 - 169
South East +46 386 £42,500 +6.25% 53
City of London +31 287 £55,000 +4.76% 45
South West +73 149 £40,000 +14.28% 19
East of England +42 147 £40,000 - 39
Hampshire +46 115 £45,000 +28.57% 11
North West -29 106 £42,500 +20.56% 17
Scotland +42 95 £40,000 - 12
Yorkshire -17 88 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Cambridgeshire +25 86 £38,000 -5.00% 20
Cambridge +11 74 £38,000 -5.00% 20
Portsmouth +28 70 - - 3
Surrey +16 68 £40,000 - 5
East Sussex -15 58 £40,000 +9.58% 4
Manchester -42 57 £40,000 +12.67% 12
Brighton -14 55 £40,000 +9.58% 4
East Midlands +29 54 £38,500 +2.66% 6
Berkshire 0 52 £47,500 -5.00% 17
West Yorkshire -8 52 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Leeds -6 51 £42,500 - 7
Glasgow +28 48 £45,000 - 2
Bristol +30 47 £55,000 +46.66% 10
West Midlands +11 41 £41,000 +19.70% 5
Gloucestershire +29 40 £37,500 +66.66% 4
Reading +8 37 £50,000 +20.48% 8
Hertfordshire +16 35 £65,000 +100.00% 13
Oxfordshire +16 35 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Edinburgh +1 31 £40,000 - 7
Buckinghamshire +7 29 £40,000 +2.56% 2

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 2531 (47.30%) Python
2 2150 (40.18%) Java
3 2101 (39.26%) Linux
4 1984 (37.08%) JavaScript
5 1705 (31.86%) TDD
6 1542 (28.82%) Git (software)
7 1530 (28.59%) C#
8 1492 (27.88%) HTML
9 1408 (26.31%) PHP
10 1360 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
11 1352 (25.27%) CSS
12 1340 (25.04%) BDD
13 1301 (24.31%) Perl
14 1226 (22.91%) Ruby on Rails
15 1184 (22.13%) MySQL
16 1127 (21.06%) Open Source
17 1089 (20.35%) MVC
18 1088 (20.33%) .NET
19 1071 (20.01%) OO
20 1018 (19.02%) Puppet
21 987 (18.45%) SQL
22 905 (16.91%) Node.js
23 898 (16.78%) DevOps
24 885 (16.54%) Scrum
25 856 (16.00%) SQL Server
26 841 (15.72%) E-Commerce
27 837 (15.64%) NoSQL
28 835 (15.60%) jQuery
29 803 (15.01%) Cucumber
30 785 (14.67%) Opscode Chef

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 905 (16.91%) Node.js
2 645 (12.05%) Apache
3 369 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 323 (6.04%) nginx
5 258 (4.82%) IIS
6 162 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
7 132 (2.47%) CMS
8 115 (2.15%) Confluence
9 112 (2.09%) OpenStack
10 100 (1.87%) Drupal
11 93 (1.74%) Apache Solr
12 91 (1.70%) WordPress
13 75 (1.40%) WebLogic
14 49 (0.92%) WebSphere
15 37 (0.69%) Jetty
16 36 (0.67%) MS Exchange
17 30 (0.56%) SharePoint
18 29 (0.54%) ColdFusion
19 26 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
20 25 (0.47%) CloudStack
Applications
1 180 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 31 (0.58%) Photoshop
3 23 (0.43%) MS Office
4 13 (0.24%) SPSS
5 12 (0.22%) Mingle
6 11 (0.21%) CPLEX
7 10 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.11%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.093%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.037%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.019%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 77 (1.44%) Magento
2 33 (0.62%) Shopify
3 24 (0.45%) Google Analytics
4 19 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
5 12 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
6 8 (0.15%) Optimost
7 4 (0.075%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.075%) Summit
8 2 (0.037%) SiteCatalyst
9 1 (0.019%) Lawson
9 1 (0.019%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.019%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.019%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.019%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 478 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
2 194 (3.63%) SaaS
3 176 (3.29%) GitHub
4 141 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
5 100 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
6 88 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 63 (1.18%) IaaS
8 53 (0.99%) PaaS
9 45 (0.84%) Joyent
10 36 (0.67%) Amazon S3
11 35 (0.65%) Heroku
12 25 (0.47%) Rackspace Cloud
13 11 (0.21%) Google Apps
13 11 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
14 10 (0.19%) CloudFront
15 9 (0.17%) Office 365
16 5 (0.093%) Route 53
16 5 (0.093%) Google App Engine
16 5 (0.093%) Basecamp
16 5 (0.093%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 374 (6.99%) Internet
2 319 (5.96%) TCP/IP
3 271 (5.06%) HTTP
4 193 (3.61%) DNS
5 170 (3.18%) Firewall
6 111 (2.07%) SAN
7 79 (1.48%) SSL
7 79 (1.48%) IPv4
8 77 (1.44%) DHCP
9 71 (1.33%) LDAP
10 63 (1.18%) NAS
11 62 (1.16%) SNMP
12 56 (1.05%) SSH
13 48 (0.90%) IPv6
14 47 (0.88%) VPN
15 46 (0.86%) BIG-IP
16 37 (0.69%) VLAN
17 36 (0.67%) NetScaler
18 35 (0.65%) Network Security
19 32 (0.60%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1184 (22.13%) MySQL
2 856 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 837 (15.64%) NoSQL
4 528 (9.87%) MongoDB
5 495 (9.25%) PostgreSQL
6 347 (6.48%) Relational Database
7 338 (6.32%) Redis
8 274 (5.12%) Big Data
9 229 (4.28%) Hadoop
10 182 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
10 182 (3.40%) RDBMS
11 174 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 105 (1.96%) RavenDB
13 71 (1.33%) CouchDB
14 54 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
15 45 (0.84%) HBase
16 44 (0.82%) Oracle Database
16 44 (0.82%) DB2
17 40 (0.75%) MariaDB
18 37 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1542 (28.82%) Git (software)
2 803 (15.01%) Cucumber
3 595 (11.12%) Selenium
4 570 (10.65%) Jenkins
5 382 (7.14%) Subversion
6 332 (6.20%) WebDriver
7 303 (5.66%) JIRA
8 273 (5.10%) TeamCity
9 225 (4.20%) WATIR
10 222 (4.15%) Hudson
11 195 (3.64%) NUnit
12 193 (3.61%) RSpec
13 171 (3.20%) Jasmine
14 160 (2.99%) Maven
15 158 (2.95%) Rhino Mocks
16 153 (2.86%) SpecFlow
17 121 (2.26%) ReSharper
18 116 (2.17%) Moq
19 100 (1.87%) JUnit
20 94 (1.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 600 (11.21%) Finance
2 315 (5.89%) Retail
3 266 (4.97%) Marketing
4 227 (4.24%) Games
5 208 (3.89%) Advertising
6 151 (2.82%) Banking
7 141 (2.64%) Telecoms
8 132 (2.47%) Publishing
9 84 (1.57%) Back Office
10 71 (1.33%) Law
11 47 (0.88%) Investment Banking
12 42 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 32 (0.60%) Automotive
14 30 (0.56%) Front Office
15 29 (0.54%) Electronics
16 21 (0.39%) Legal
16 21 (0.39%) Manufacturing
17 20 (0.37%) Online Betting
18 17 (0.32%) Multimedia
19 13 (0.24%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2660 (49.71%) Developer
2 548 (10.24%) .NET Developer
3 439 (8.20%) Administrator
4 428 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 401 (7.49%) Systems Administrator
6 313 (5.85%) Linux Administrator
7 304 (5.68%) Web Developer
7 304 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
8 276 (5.16%) Ruby Developer
9 273 (5.10%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 266 (4.97%) Software Engineer
11 261 (4.88%) Software Developer
12 260 (4.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 241 (4.50%) Tester
13 241 (4.50%) Java Developer
14 212 (3.96%) Test Engineer
15 194 (3.63%) Analyst
16 163 (3.05%) Linux Engineer
17 153 (2.86%) QA Engineer
18 140 (2.62%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1492 (27.88%) HTML
2 1352 (25.27%) CSS
3 1226 (22.91%) Ruby on Rails
4 1088 (20.33%) .NET
5 835 (15.60%) jQuery
6 785 (14.67%) ASP.NET
7 705 (13.18%) Web Services
8 698 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 671 (12.54%) RESTful
10 640 (11.96%) HTML5
11 463 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web API
12 410 (7.66%) CSS3
13 395 (7.38%) REST
14 374 (6.99%) XML
15 372 (6.95%) WCF
15 372 (6.95%) AngularJS
16 304 (5.68%) LAMP
17 299 (5.59%) Backbone.js
18 223 (4.17%) Spring
19 220 (4.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1127 (21.06%) Open Source
2 581 (10.86%) Computer Science
3 290 (5.42%) Mobile App
4 187 (3.49%) Social Media
5 141 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
6 138 (2.58%) BBC
7 110 (2.06%) Clustering
8 98 (1.83%) Digital Media
9 96 (1.79%) Blog
10 83 (1.55%) Mathematics
11 56 (1.05%) Statistics
12 55 (1.03%) Visualisation
13 42 (0.78%) Blackberry
14 38 (0.71%) Management Information System
15 36 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 36 (0.67%) Social Network
16 32 (0.60%) iPhone
17 31 (0.58%) Hedge funds
17 31 (0.58%) Client/Server
18 30 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2101 (39.26%) Linux
2 719 (13.44%) Windows
3 615 (11.49%) UNIX
4 387 (7.23%) Ubuntu
5 379 (7.08%) Android
6 346 (6.47%) Apple iOS
7 318 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 295 (5.51%) CentOS
9 207 (3.87%) Debian
10 180 (3.36%) Solaris
11 76 (1.42%) Mac OS X
12 52 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 47 (0.88%) SUSE
14 45 (0.84%) Fedora
15 32 (0.60%) AIX
16 27 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
17 24 (0.45%) FreeBSD
18 22 (0.41%) Windows 7
19 19 (0.36%) Mac OS
19 19 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1705 (31.86%) TDD
2 1360 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 1340 (25.04%) BDD
4 1089 (20.35%) MVC
5 1071 (20.01%) OO
6 898 (16.78%) DevOps
7 885 (16.54%) Scrum
8 841 (15.72%) E-Commerce
9 784 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
10 742 (13.87%) Software Engineering
11 417 (7.79%) Web Application Development
12 352 (6.58%) Configuration Management
13 334 (6.24%) Web Development
14 287 (5.36%) OOP
14 287 (5.36%) Pair Programming
15 275 (5.14%) Automated Testing
16 263 (4.91%) Test Automation
17 255 (4.77%) Mentoring
18 239 (4.47%) OOD
19 221 (4.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2531 (47.30%) Python
2 2150 (40.18%) Java
3 1984 (37.08%) JavaScript
4 1530 (28.59%) C#
5 1408 (26.31%) PHP
6 1301 (24.31%) Perl
7 987 (18.45%) SQL
8 746 (13.94%) Bash Shell
9 583 (10.90%) C++
10 336 (6.28%) C
11 247 (4.62%) Scala
12 182 (3.40%) PowerShell
13 162 (3.03%) Shell Script
14 158 (2.95%) Groovy
15 133 (2.49%) VB.NET
16 124 (2.32%) Clojure
17 104 (1.94%) Objective-C
18 94 (1.76%) F#
19 77 (1.44%) VB
20 76 (1.42%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 764 (14.28%) Degree
2 93 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 62 (1.16%) ISTQB
4 55 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 52 (0.97%) CISSP
6 51 (0.95%) ISEB
7 39 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (0.62%) PhD
9 29 (0.54%) CEH
10 27 (0.50%) CCNA
11 22 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (0.36%) RHCE
13 16 (0.30%) MCSD
13 16 (0.30%) MCTS
13 16 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 15 (0.28%) LPIC
14 15 (0.28%) Linux+ Certification
14 15 (0.28%) MCP
14 15 (0.28%) MCAD
15 14 (0.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 668 (12.48%) QA
2 54 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 48 (0.90%) SLA
4 25 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.21%) HIPAA
6 9 (0.17%) JTAG
6 9 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.056%) WCAG
7 3 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.037%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.037%) WAI
8 2 (0.037%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.019%) Section 508
System Software
1 273 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 160 (2.99%) KVM
3 148 (2.77%) Xen
4 89 (1.66%) Varnish
5 69 (1.29%) NFS
6 63 (1.18%) Snort
7 51 (0.95%) Active Directory
8 50 (0.93%) vSphere
9 39 (0.73%) Hyper-V
10 38 (0.71%) XenServer
11 31 (0.58%) Docker
12 24 (0.45%) VMware ESX
13 20 (0.37%) Postfix
14 19 (0.36%) Nmap
15 17 (0.32%) Sendmail
16 15 (0.28%) VirtualBox
17 13 (0.24%) Squid
18 10 (0.19%) Samba
19 9 (0.17%) vCloud
20 8 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1018 (19.02%) Puppet
2 785 (14.67%) Opscode Chef
3 389 (7.27%) Nagios
4 176 (3.29%) ZABBIX
5 133 (2.49%) Ansible
6 129 (2.41%) Salt
7 90 (1.68%) Vagrant
8 82 (1.53%) Cacti
9 80 (1.50%) Capistrano
10 75 (1.40%) logstash
11 74 (1.38%) CFEngine
12 56 (1.05%) Ganglia
13 52 (0.97%) HAProxy
14 51 (0.95%) Zenoss
15 42 (0.78%) SCOM
16 41 (0.77%) Opsview
17 28 (0.52%) Munin
18 26 (0.49%) collectd
19 22 (0.41%) StatsD
20 19 (0.36%) Nessus
Vendors
1 439 (8.20%) Red Hat
2 402 (7.51%) Microsoft
3 359 (6.71%) VMware
4 349 (6.52%) Oracle
5 263 (4.91%) Facebook
6 228 (4.26%) Google
7 191 (3.57%) JBoss
8 146 (2.73%) Sony
9 139 (2.60%) Apple
10 117 (2.19%) Yahoo!
11 106 (1.98%) Cisco
12 101 (1.89%) Endeca
13 100 (1.87%) Rackspace
14 87 (1.63%) Zend
15 86 (1.61%) RedPrairie
16 80 (1.50%) Twitter
17 75 (1.40%) Citrix
18 71 (1.33%) HP
19 64 (1.20%) SaltStack
20 62 (1.16%) F5
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Zebra People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + incentives, pension, pmi
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18k-25k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £27000 - £38000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £6500 - £75000 per annum + Market Rates Apply
Posted: 18 hours ago