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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 112 148 142
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -6
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2794 2229 2284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.76% 2.09% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.29% 4.16% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2466 1922 1940
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +7.50%

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
52833 53570 55105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.10% 50.29% 53.41%
Number of salaries quoted 45613 46015 46335
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 8 February 2016 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 8 February 2016. 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 +38 2638 £52,500 +5.00% 432
London +32 1459 £57,500 +4.54% 225
South East +48 512 £50,000 +11.11% 72
City of London +59 242 £57,500 +5.50% 50
Yorkshire +43 154 £45,000 -5.26% 34
Hampshire +56 143 £49,000 +15.29% 18
Berkshire +51 123 £52,500 +23.52% 18
South West -17 121 £49,000 +8.88% 24
West Yorkshire +48 117 £45,000 - 27
North West +47 106 £47,500 +5.55% 22
West Midlands +18 97 £47,500 +18.75% 22
East of England -24 97 £47,500 - 17
Leeds +29 94 £45,000 -2.70% 23
Reading +44 89 £52,500 +16.66% 12
Surrey +9 88 £52,500 +5.00% 13
Manchester +51 72 £50,000 +14.28% 15
Oxfordshire +14 69 £47,250 +9.88% 8
East Midlands +7 66 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Scotland +3 66 £40,000 - 12
Oxford +23 53 £47,000 +6.81% 1
Basingstoke +52 52 £52,500 +5.00% 4
West Sussex +39 46 £40,000 - 5
Gloucestershire +22 46 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Portsmouth +35 41 £35,000 - 4
Stockport +29 40 £60,000 +67.83% 1
Hertfordshire -18 37 £65,000 +14.03% 8
Glasgow -10 36 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Birmingham +8 34 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Bristol -40 34 £57,500 +9.52% 7
Bedfordshire +25 32 £47,500 -13.63% 5

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2968 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 2882 (51.41%) Python
3 2376 (42.38%) Java
4 2180 (38.89%) Linux
5 1940 (34.61%) TDD
6 1861 (33.20%) JavaScript
7 1681 (29.99%) C#
8 1670 (29.79%) Git (software)
9 1491 (26.60%) BDD
10 1368 (24.40%) .NET
11 1305 (23.28%) Node.js
12 1264 (22.55%) DevOps
13 1164 (20.76%) NoSQL
14 1141 (20.35%) MVC
15 1119 (19.96%) PHP
15 1119 (19.96%) Puppet
16 1112 (19.84%) HTML
17 1082 (19.30%) Perl
18 1077 (19.21%) CSS
19 1067 (19.03%) Amazon AWS
20 1065 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
21 1043 (18.61%) SQL
22 1017 (18.14%) SQL Server
23 1011 (18.03%) Opscode Chef
24 994 (17.73%) MySQL
25 977 (17.43%) RESTful
26 949 (16.93%) Jenkins
27 940 (16.77%) Bash Shell
28 899 (16.04%) ASP.NET
29 854 (15.23%) Scrum

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1305 (23.28%) Node.js
2 482 (8.60%) Apache
3 320 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 256 (4.57%) Elasticsearch
5 230 (4.10%) nginx
6 223 (3.98%) JBoss
7 214 (3.82%) OpenStack
8 127 (2.27%) CMS
9 120 (2.14%) Apache Spark
10 91 (1.62%) Confluence
11 80 (1.43%) Jetty
12 79 (1.41%) IIS
13 76 (1.36%) Apache Pig
14 64 (1.14%) WebSphere
15 62 (1.11%) CloudStack
16 61 (1.09%) Apache Solr
17 58 (1.03%) WebLogic
18 57 (1.02%) GlassFish
19 43 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
20 42 (0.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 94 (1.68%) MS Excel
2 50 (0.89%) Photoshop
3 21 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (0.27%) MS Office
5 12 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.12%) HipChat
7 5 (0.089%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.089%) SPSS
8 4 (0.071%) LaTeX
9 3 (0.054%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.036%) Mingle
10 2 (0.036%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.018%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 68 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.089%) Magento
5 4 (0.071%) Toggl
6 2 (0.036%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.018%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.018%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.018%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 1 (0.018%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.018%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.018%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 1067 (19.03%) Amazon AWS
2 204 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 189 (3.37%) SaaS
4 172 (3.07%) IaaS
5 161 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
6 129 (2.30%) GitHub
7 126 (2.25%) PaaS
8 100 (1.78%) Heroku
9 87 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
10 80 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
11 68 (1.21%) Joyent
12 66 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
13 53 (0.95%) Amazon S3
14 49 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 45 (0.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 45 (0.80%) OpenShift
16 22 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 21 (0.37%) Route 53
18 17 (0.30%) CloudFront
18 17 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 296 (5.28%) Firewall
2 223 (3.98%) Internet
3 190 (3.39%) HTTP
4 158 (2.82%) DNS
5 142 (2.53%) TCP/IP
6 76 (1.36%) VPN
7 57 (1.02%) LDAP
7 57 (1.02%) VLAN
7 57 (1.02%) WAN
8 55 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
9 54 (0.96%) LAN
9 54 (0.96%) Network Security
10 48 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 35 (0.62%) SAN
12 34 (0.61%) DHCP
13 33 (0.59%) SNMP
14 32 (0.57%) SSL
15 24 (0.43%) VoIP
16 23 (0.41%) BGP
16 23 (0.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1164 (20.76%) NoSQL
2 1017 (18.14%) SQL Server
3 994 (17.73%) MySQL
4 717 (12.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 526 (9.38%) MongoDB
6 464 (8.28%) PostgreSQL
7 409 (7.30%) Big Data
8 333 (5.94%) Hadoop
9 274 (4.89%) Redis
10 234 (4.17%) Relational Database
11 192 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 88 (1.57%) CouchDB
13 81 (1.44%) RDBMS
14 77 (1.37%) Couchbase
15 68 (1.21%) Apache Hive
16 67 (1.20%) Riak
17 50 (0.89%) HBase
18 49 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
19 44 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
19 44 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1670 (29.79%) Git (software)
2 949 (16.93%) Jenkins
3 651 (11.61%) Selenium
4 591 (10.54%) Cucumber
5 354 (6.31%) JIRA
6 312 (5.57%) Subversion
7 296 (5.28%) Maven
8 277 (4.94%) WebDriver
9 240 (4.28%) RSpec
10 205 (3.66%) TeamCity
11 192 (3.42%) Hudson
12 156 (2.78%) JUnit
13 144 (2.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 131 (2.34%) Ant
15 126 (2.25%) WATIR
16 109 (1.94%) Vagrant
17 101 (1.80%) JMeter
18 98 (1.75%) Gradle
19 79 (1.41%) Appium
20 76 (1.36%) Gerrit
General
1 763 (13.61%) Finance
2 328 (5.85%) Marketing
3 291 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 266 (4.74%) Games
5 163 (2.91%) Retail
6 161 (2.87%) Advertising
7 134 (2.39%) Banking
8 77 (1.37%) Electronics
9 76 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 73 (1.30%) Publishing
11 59 (1.05%) Law
12 47 (0.84%) Billing
13 44 (0.78%) Online Betting
14 36 (0.64%) Financial Institution
15 29 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
16 28 (0.50%) Back Office
17 18 (0.32%) Legal
18 13 (0.23%) Front Office
19 12 (0.21%) Retail Banking
20 11 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2619 (46.72%) Developer
2 805 (14.36%) .NET Developer
3 687 (12.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 412 (7.35%) Ruby Developer
5 391 (6.97%) Senior Developer
6 375 (6.69%) Java Developer
7 349 (6.23%) Linux Engineer
8 330 (5.89%) JavaScript Developer
9 325 (5.80%) C# Developer
10 310 (5.53%) Administrator
11 283 (5.05%) Software Engineer
12 265 (4.73%) Architect
13 255 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
14 254 (4.53%) C# .NET Developer
15 253 (4.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 252 (4.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
17 249 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
18 242 (4.32%) Automation Engineer
19 227 (4.05%) Analyst
20 223 (3.98%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1368 (24.40%) .NET
2 1112 (19.84%) HTML
3 1077 (19.21%) CSS
4 977 (17.43%) RESTful
5 899 (16.04%) ASP.NET
6 854 (15.23%) Ruby on Rails
7 811 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 720 (12.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 713 (12.72%) ASP.NET Web API
9 713 (12.72%) WCF
10 621 (11.08%) Web Services
11 606 (10.81%) AngularJS
12 497 (8.87%) .NET Framework
13 440 (7.85%) jQuery
14 439 (7.83%) Entity Framework
15 417 (7.44%) LAMP
16 390 (6.96%) HTML5
17 369 (6.58%) REST
18 334 (5.96%) XML
19 285 (5.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 488 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 335 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
3 292 (5.21%) User Experience
4 213 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 198 (3.53%) Mobile App
6 179 (3.19%) Fintech
7 176 (3.14%) Mathematics
8 137 (2.44%) Social Media
9 131 (2.34%) BBC
10 87 (1.55%) Digital Media
10 87 (1.55%) Physics
11 86 (1.53%) Data Centre
12 84 (1.50%) Visualisation
13 82 (1.46%) Algorithms
14 68 (1.21%) Online Games
15 65 (1.16%) Client/Server
16 62 (1.11%) Management Information System
17 59 (1.05%) Blog
18 50 (0.89%) Data Structures
19 49 (0.87%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 2180 (38.89%) Linux
2 773 (13.79%) Windows
3 577 (10.29%) Unix
4 346 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 249 (4.44%) Ubuntu
6 243 (4.33%) CentOS
7 204 (3.64%) Android
8 192 (3.42%) Apple iOS
9 124 (2.21%) Windows Server
10 118 (2.10%) Debian
11 84 (1.50%) Solaris
12 59 (1.05%) Mac OS X
13 52 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
14 44 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (0.43%) Amazon Linux
16 21 (0.37%) CoreOS
16 21 (0.37%) Windows 7
17 19 (0.34%) Windows Phone
18 18 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
19 15 (0.27%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2968 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1940 (34.61%) TDD
3 1491 (26.60%) BDD
4 1264 (22.55%) DevOps
5 1141 (20.35%) MVC
6 1065 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
7 854 (15.23%) Scrum
8 769 (13.72%) Open Source
9 757 (13.50%) Software Engineering
10 756 (13.49%) Web Application Development
11 751 (13.40%) OO
12 591 (10.54%) E-Commerce
13 572 (10.20%) Configuration Management
14 452 (8.06%) Test Automation
15 355 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
16 320 (5.71%) OOP
17 247 (4.41%) High Availability
17 247 (4.41%) Web Development
18 241 (4.30%) Automated Testing
19 233 (4.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2882 (51.41%) Python
2 2376 (42.38%) Java
3 1861 (33.20%) JavaScript
4 1681 (29.99%) C#
5 1119 (19.96%) PHP
6 1082 (19.30%) Perl
7 1043 (18.61%) SQL
8 940 (16.77%) Bash Shell
9 593 (10.58%) C++
10 342 (6.10%) Scala
11 330 (5.89%) PowerShell
12 275 (4.91%) C
13 242 (4.32%) Shell Script
14 191 (3.41%) Go
15 116 (2.07%) Groovy
16 105 (1.87%) R
17 102 (1.82%) Clojure
18 87 (1.55%) CoffeeScript
19 63 (1.12%) VB.NET
20 59 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 698 (12.45%) Degree
2 161 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 107 (1.91%) SC Cleared
4 105 (1.87%) ISEB
5 93 (1.66%) ISTQB
6 58 (1.03%) DV Cleared
6 58 (1.03%) PhD
7 53 (0.95%) AWS Certification
8 44 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
9 40 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 37 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 33 (0.59%) CISSP
12 27 (0.48%) CCNP
13 23 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (0.34%) EMC Certification
15 18 (0.32%) CCNA
16 17 (0.30%) CEH
16 17 (0.30%) GCIH
17 16 (0.29%) RHCE
17 16 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 548 (9.78%) QA
2 101 (1.80%) SDET
3 21 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.36%) SLA
5 13 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.12%) COBIT
6 7 (0.12%) COSO
7 5 (0.089%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.036%) FISMA
9 2 (0.036%) HL7
10 1 (0.018%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.018%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.018%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.018%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.018%) MISRA
10 1 (0.018%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.018%) WAI
System Software
1 377 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 331 (5.90%) Docker
3 131 (2.34%) vSphere
4 85 (1.52%) Varnish
4 85 (1.52%) Xen
5 76 (1.36%) Hyper-V
6 74 (1.32%) Active Directory
7 55 (0.98%) KVM
8 52 (0.93%) VMware ESX
9 38 (0.68%) iptables
9 38 (0.68%) XenServer
10 37 (0.66%) VirtualBox
11 35 (0.62%) HDFS
12 32 (0.57%) NFS
13 31 (0.55%) vCloud
14 29 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 26 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
16 24 (0.43%) LXC
17 22 (0.39%) Snort
18 19 (0.34%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1119 (19.96%) Puppet
2 1011 (18.03%) Opscode Chef
3 442 (7.88%) Ansible
4 214 (3.82%) Nagios
5 173 (3.09%) Salt
6 146 (2.60%) ZABBIX
7 100 (1.78%) Graphite
8 82 (1.46%) SCCM
9 65 (1.16%) Opsview
10 58 (1.03%) CFEngine
11 57 (1.02%) Mesos
12 53 (0.95%) Cacti
12 53 (0.95%) Capistrano
12 53 (0.95%) Cobbler
13 43 (0.77%) logstash
14 41 (0.73%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 41 (0.73%) WSUS
15 40 (0.71%) Tivoli
16 34 (0.61%) Grafana
16 34 (0.61%) yum
Vendors
1 503 (8.97%) VMware
2 383 (6.83%) Oracle
3 380 (6.78%) Red Hat
4 335 (5.98%) Google
5 300 (5.35%) Microsoft
6 270 (4.82%) Facebook
7 159 (2.84%) Apple
8 146 (2.60%) Yahoo!
9 128 (2.28%) Sony
10 125 (2.23%) Cisco
11 92 (1.64%) F5
12 86 (1.53%) Atlassian
13 83 (1.48%) Rackspace
14 77 (1.37%) SAP
15 64 (1.14%) EMC
16 56 (1.00%) IBM
17 55 (0.98%) Splunk
18 50 (0.89%) HP
19 49 (0.87%) Adobe
20 44 (0.78%) New Relic
South West London
Oscar
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
POPSCIENCE
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS!!
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 10 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Share scheme
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + company Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago