The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 137 152 148
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2483 1998 2144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.05% 1.80% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.89% 3.37% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2060 1736 1890
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63878 59360 67268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.65% 53.46% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 53885 50924 59394
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +17 2342 £50,000 - 297
London -12 1442 £55,000 - 174
South East +90 344 £45,000 +5.88% 47
City of London +4 298 £60,000 +9.09% 35
North West -16 156 £40,000 +14.28% 14
East of England +35 132 £40,000 - 17
Manchester -22 101 £40,000 +14.28% 6
South West +57 97 £37,500 +19.04% 21
Yorkshire +44 95 £35,000 +7.69% 17
Scotland +25 94 £42,500 +63.46% 13
Berkshire +23 85 £50,000 +28.20% 9
Hampshire +46 81 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Surrey +50 72 £50,000 -4.76% 10
Cambridgeshire +3 65 £40,000 -2.43% 12
West Yorkshire +23 64 £37,500 +15.38% 13
Leeds +22 54 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Glasgow +9 54 £45,000 +73.07% 5
Cambridge -5 53 £40,000 -4.76% 8
Oxfordshire +19 51 £50,000 -4.76% 8
East Sussex +15 48 £41,250 +37.50% 1
Brighton +14 47 £42,500 +41.66% 1
West Midlands +13 46 £41,250 -8.33% 8
Reading +11 46 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Bristol +20 37 £37,500 +12.78% 6
Gloucestershire +44 35 £35,000 - 9
Essex - 35 £27,500 - 2
Cheshire +18 30 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Edinburgh -5 30 £36,895 -1.61% 6
Warwickshire +17 28 £47,500 +18.75% 2
North Yorkshire +2 27 £35,000 -41.66% 2

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2140 (44.92%) Java
2 2095 (43.98%) Python
3 1987 (41.71%) JavaScript
4 1784 (37.45%) Linux
5 1550 (32.54%) HTML
6 1446 (30.35%) TDD
7 1406 (29.51%) C#
8 1400 (29.39%) CSS
9 1335 (28.02%) Ruby on Rails
10 1301 (27.31%) PHP
11 1137 (23.87%) Git (software)
12 1135 (23.82%) Agile Software Development
13 1109 (23.28%) Perl
14 1097 (23.03%) .NET
15 1054 (22.12%) MySQL
16 1021 (21.43%) SQL
17 930 (19.52%) MVC
18 921 (19.33%) BDD
19 909 (19.08%) Open Source
20 905 (19.00%) Puppet
21 891 (18.70%) Web Services
21 891 (18.70%) jQuery
22 869 (18.24%) OO
23 815 (17.11%) Scrum
24 773 (16.23%) Software Engineering
25 761 (15.97%) E-Commerce
26 755 (15.85%) NoSQL
27 701 (14.71%) HTML5
28 666 (13.98%) Degree
29 660 (13.85%) Opscode Chef

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 556 (11.67%) Apache
2 546 (11.46%) Node.js
3 344 (7.22%) Tomcat
4 215 (4.51%) nginx
5 161 (3.38%) CMS
6 127 (2.67%) IIS
7 102 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
8 100 (2.10%) Drupal
9 79 (1.66%) OpenStack
10 69 (1.45%) WordPress
11 66 (1.39%) Apache Solr
12 54 (1.13%) WebSphere
13 53 (1.11%) Jetty
14 41 (0.86%) WebLogic
15 37 (0.78%) SharePoint
15 37 (0.78%) Confluence
16 35 (0.73%) Adobe CQ
17 33 (0.69%) Umbraco
17 33 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
18 26 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 163 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 76 (1.60%) Photoshop
3 40 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
4 37 (0.78%) MS Office
5 9 (0.19%) Mingle
6 8 (0.17%) GIMP
7 5 (0.10%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.084%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.042%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.021%) SPSS
10 1 (0.021%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 82 (1.72%) Magento
2 19 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
3 12 (0.25%) Summit
4 10 (0.21%) Shopify
5 9 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.063%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.042%) Lawson
10 2 (0.042%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.021%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.021%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 576 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
2 199 (4.18%) SaaS
3 162 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
4 132 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 104 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
6 77 (1.62%) GitHub
7 61 (1.28%) PaaS
8 56 (1.18%) Heroku
9 50 (1.05%) IaaS
10 43 (0.90%) Amazon S3
11 34 (0.71%) Joyent
12 18 (0.38%) Engine Yard
13 16 (0.34%) Google Apps
14 14 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
15 10 (0.21%) CloudFront
16 9 (0.19%) Route 53
17 6 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
17 6 (0.13%) Force.com
18 5 (0.10%) Office 365
18 5 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 405 (8.50%) Internet
2 246 (5.16%) TCP/IP
3 211 (4.43%) HTTP
4 158 (3.32%) Firewall
5 157 (3.30%) SAN
6 153 (3.21%) DNS
7 116 (2.43%) NAS
8 87 (1.83%) LDAP
9 58 (1.22%) SSL
10 57 (1.20%) DHCP
11 47 (0.99%) VLAN
12 43 (0.90%) SSH
13 38 (0.80%) VPN
14 37 (0.78%) AMQP
15 36 (0.76%) iSCSI
16 34 (0.71%) tcpdump
17 32 (0.67%) Network Security
18 30 (0.63%) SNMP
18 30 (0.63%) BIG-IP
19 29 (0.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1054 (22.12%) MySQL
2 755 (15.85%) NoSQL
3 558 (11.71%) SQL Server
4 547 (11.48%) MongoDB
5 397 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 294 (6.17%) Relational Database
7 254 (5.33%) Big Data
8 251 (5.27%) Redis
9 209 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 200 (4.20%) Hadoop
11 164 (3.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 146 (3.06%) RDBMS
13 84 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
14 80 (1.68%) CouchDB
15 56 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
16 48 (1.01%) Apache Hive
17 46 (0.97%) HBase
18 36 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 32 (0.67%) MariaDB
20 31 (0.65%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1137 (23.87%) Git (software)
2 637 (13.37%) Cucumber
3 484 (10.16%) Selenium
4 415 (8.71%) Subversion
5 391 (8.21%) Jenkins
6 205 (4.30%) RSpec
7 181 (3.80%) Hudson
8 177 (3.72%) Maven
9 176 (3.69%) WebDriver
10 150 (3.15%) JIRA
11 130 (2.73%) Visual Studio
12 126 (2.64%) JUnit
13 122 (2.56%) SpecFlow
14 120 (2.52%) TeamCity
15 109 (2.29%) Jasmine
16 91 (1.91%) NUnit
17 79 (1.66%) WATIR
18 75 (1.57%) Ant
18 75 (1.57%) Calabash
19 69 (1.45%) PhantomJS
General
1 514 (10.79%) Finance
2 258 (5.42%) Games
3 240 (5.04%) Marketing
4 206 (4.32%) Retail
5 130 (2.73%) Advertising
6 107 (2.25%) Banking
7 105 (2.20%) Publishing
8 103 (2.16%) Telecoms
9 91 (1.91%) Law
10 43 (0.90%) Online Betting
11 36 (0.76%) Back Office
12 32 (0.67%) Investment Banking
13 28 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 28 (0.59%) Legal
14 27 (0.57%) Front Office
15 25 (0.52%) Automotive
16 21 (0.44%) Electronics
17 17 (0.36%) Billing
18 10 (0.21%) Music Industry
19 9 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2635 (55.31%) Developer
2 534 (11.21%) Senior Developer
3 443 (9.30%) Web Developer
4 397 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 317 (6.65%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 307 (6.44%) Software Engineer
7 294 (6.17%) Java Developer
8 283 (5.94%) Administrator
9 277 (5.81%) Software Developer
9 277 (5.81%) Systems Administrator
10 260 (5.46%) Linux Administrator
11 243 (5.10%) DevOps Engineer
12 227 (4.76%) Ruby Developer
13 226 (4.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 194 (4.07%) Tester
15 180 (3.78%) Front-End Developer
16 171 (3.59%) Linux Engineer
17 170 (3.57%) PHP Developer
18 168 (3.53%) Analyst
19 162 (3.40%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1550 (32.54%) HTML
2 1400 (29.39%) CSS
3 1335 (28.02%) Ruby on Rails
4 1097 (23.03%) .NET
5 891 (18.70%) Web Services
5 891 (18.70%) jQuery
6 701 (14.71%) HTML5
7 634 (13.31%) ASP.NET
8 499 (10.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 482 (10.12%) XML
10 472 (9.91%) CSS3
11 467 (9.80%) RESTful
12 436 (9.15%) REST
13 286 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 267 (5.60%) Spring
15 260 (5.46%) WCF
16 241 (5.06%) JSON
17 233 (4.89%) AngularJS
18 230 (4.83%) Ajax
19 229 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 909 (19.08%) Open Source
2 503 (10.56%) Computer Science
3 277 (5.81%) Mobile App
4 141 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 140 (2.94%) Social Media
6 100 (2.10%) Social Network
7 98 (2.06%) Clustering
8 84 (1.76%) Digital Media
9 83 (1.74%) BBC
10 70 (1.47%) Mathematics
11 60 (1.26%) Online Games
12 59 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
13 54 (1.13%) Blog
14 48 (1.01%) Derivative
15 44 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
16 42 (0.88%) Blackberry
17 40 (0.84%) W3C
18 37 (0.78%) iPhone
19 34 (0.71%) Management Information System
20 32 (0.67%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1784 (37.45%) Linux
2 652 (13.69%) UNIX
3 570 (11.96%) Windows
4 443 (9.30%) Android
5 413 (8.67%) Apple iOS
6 314 (6.59%) Ubuntu
7 258 (5.42%) CentOS
8 247 (5.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 171 (3.59%) Debian
10 90 (1.89%) Solaris
11 78 (1.64%) Mac OS X
12 38 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (0.57%) SUSE
14 22 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (0.44%) FreeBSD
16 19 (0.40%) AIX
17 18 (0.38%) Windows Phone
18 15 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
19 14 (0.29%) Mac OS
20 11 (0.23%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1446 (30.35%) TDD
2 1135 (23.82%) Agile Software Development
3 930 (19.52%) MVC
4 921 (19.33%) BDD
5 869 (18.24%) OO
6 815 (17.11%) Scrum
7 773 (16.23%) Software Engineering
8 761 (15.97%) E-Commerce
9 613 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
10 384 (8.06%) Web Development
11 353 (7.41%) OOP
12 270 (5.67%) Web Application Development
13 260 (5.46%) Unit Testing
14 257 (5.39%) Configuration Management
15 251 (5.27%) Kanban
16 240 (5.04%) Test Automation
17 232 (4.87%) Automated Testing
18 206 (4.32%) Pair Programming
19 185 (3.88%) SOA
20 164 (3.44%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2140 (44.92%) Java
2 2095 (43.98%) Python
3 1987 (41.71%) JavaScript
4 1406 (29.51%) C#
5 1301 (27.31%) PHP
6 1109 (23.28%) Perl
7 1021 (21.43%) SQL
8 533 (11.19%) Bash Shell
9 464 (9.74%) C++
10 378 (7.93%) Scala
11 223 (4.68%) C
12 193 (4.05%) Shell Script
13 154 (3.23%) Clojure
14 149 (3.13%) Erlang
15 144 (3.02%) F#
16 127 (2.67%) Groovy
17 121 (2.54%) PowerShell
18 118 (2.48%) Objective-C
19 97 (2.04%) VB
20 85 (1.78%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 666 (13.98%) Degree
2 70 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 41 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (0.84%) CISSP
5 38 (0.80%) ISEB
6 36 (0.76%) RHCE
7 34 (0.71%) MCP
7 34 (0.71%) MCAD
7 34 (0.71%) MCSD
7 34 (0.71%) MCTS
8 32 (0.67%) ISTQB
9 31 (0.65%) CEH
10 29 (0.61%) SC Cleared
11 24 (0.50%) OSCP
12 21 (0.44%) PhD
12 21 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (0.42%) OSCE
14 18 (0.38%) CCNA
15 16 (0.34%) DV Cleared
16 15 (0.31%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 490 (10.29%) QA
2 48 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 29 (0.61%) SLA
4 20 (0.42%) HIPAA
5 18 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.042%) WAI
7 2 (0.042%) JTAG
8 1 (0.021%) WCAG
8 1 (0.021%) COBIT
8 1 (0.021%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 163 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 90 (1.89%) Varnish
3 86 (1.81%) KVM
4 85 (1.78%) Xen
5 84 (1.76%) Active Directory
6 68 (1.43%) NFS
7 36 (0.76%) Snort
8 30 (0.63%) vSphere
9 25 (0.52%) Postfix
10 24 (0.50%) Nmap
11 21 (0.44%) Sendmail
12 20 (0.42%) VMware ESX
13 18 (0.38%) XenServer
14 15 (0.31%) vCloud
15 14 (0.29%) VirtualBox
16 13 (0.27%) Hyper-V
17 11 (0.23%) Squid
18 6 (0.13%) Docker
19 3 (0.063%) Samba
19 3 (0.063%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 905 (19.00%) Puppet
2 660 (13.85%) Opscode Chef
3 280 (5.88%) Nagios
4 97 (2.04%) Vagrant
5 92 (1.93%) ZABBIX
6 65 (1.36%) CFEngine
7 63 (1.32%) Capistrano
8 55 (1.15%) HAProxy
9 40 (0.84%) Ansible
10 38 (0.80%) Cobbler
11 35 (0.73%) Ganglia
12 34 (0.71%) SCOM
13 30 (0.63%) Cacti
14 29 (0.61%) collectd
15 28 (0.59%) Zenoss
16 25 (0.52%) Nessus
17 23 (0.48%) StatsD
18 21 (0.44%) OpenView
19 17 (0.36%) WSUS
20 15 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 398 (8.35%) Oracle
2 361 (7.58%) Microsoft
3 329 (6.91%) Red Hat
4 271 (5.69%) VMware
5 240 (5.04%) Facebook
6 176 (3.69%) JBoss
7 174 (3.65%) Google
8 146 (3.06%) Twitter
9 142 (2.98%) Rackspace
10 121 (2.54%) Zend
11 66 (1.39%) Adobe
12 64 (1.34%) Cisco
13 63 (1.32%) HP
13 63 (1.32%) Apple
14 56 (1.18%) New Relic
15 52 (1.09%) Sony
16 46 (0.97%) EMC
17 42 (0.88%) NetApp
17 42 (0.88%) Yahoo!
18 37 (0.78%) GigaSpaces
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Extensive Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus, shares & excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 20% BONUS 26 DAYS HOLIDAY!
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS 26 DAYS HOLIDAY!
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
One Connect Limited
Salary: Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £40 to £65,000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago