The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 90 120 137
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +17
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2938 2764 2696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.00% 2.52% 2.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.67% 4.91% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2626 2353 2206
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%

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
51794 56268 60527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.89% 51.31% 51.66%
Number of salaries quoted 44814 47940 51372
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 2798 £55,000 +10.00% 392
London +16 1597 £62,500 +8.69% 222
South East +23 518 £50,000 +5.26% 63
City of London +14 222 £60,000 +4.34% 43
Yorkshire +51 161 £46,000 -3.15% 25
West Yorkshire +34 132 £45,000 -5.26% 21
Berkshire +29 126 £55,000 +10.00% 8
East of England +25 123 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Leeds +26 121 £45,000 -5.26% 16
North West +68 119 £40,000 - 25
Surrey -5 113 £50,000 -6.97% 12
South West -48 111 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Manchester +53 96 £39,500 -1.25% 20
Hampshire -11 92 £40,000 -20.00% 16
West Midlands -6 82 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Reading +31 78 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Oxfordshire +27 76 £54,000 +13.68% 11
Scotland -8 69 £47,500 +33.80% 9
Oxford +5 46 £55,000 +15.78% 4
Cambridgeshire +8 45 £47,500 +5.55% 2
North East -13 45 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Hertfordshire +21 44 £65,000 +36.84% 3
Tyne and Wear 0 43 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Gloucestershire -18 41 £51,250 +13.88% 12
East Midlands -14 39 £46,250 +8.82% 8
Glasgow -6 34 £47,500 +32.86% 4
Birmingham -21 34 £42,500 -5.55% 4
West Sussex +28 33 £40,000 -10.61% 2
Edinburgh +1 32 £50,000 +42.85% 5
Bristol -34 31 £55,000 -12.00% 5

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Ruby.

1 3073 (51.73%) Agile Software Development
2 2967 (49.94%) Python
3 2385 (40.14%) Linux
4 2219 (37.35%) Java
5 1936 (32.59%) TDD
6 1887 (31.76%) Git (software)
7 1844 (31.04%) JavaScript
8 1572 (26.46%) DevOps
9 1513 (25.47%) BDD
10 1479 (24.89%) Puppet
11 1475 (24.83%) C#
12 1396 (23.50%) Amazon AWS
13 1292 (21.75%) Node.js
14 1276 (21.48%) .NET
15 1226 (20.64%) Ruby on Rails
16 1183 (19.91%) Opscode Chef
17 1172 (19.73%) Perl
18 1155 (19.44%) PHP
19 1133 (19.07%) HTML
20 1102 (18.55%) Jenkins
21 1078 (18.15%) Scrum
22 1050 (17.67%) MySQL
23 1042 (17.54%) MVC
24 1031 (17.35%) NoSQL
25 1028 (17.30%) CSS
26 1015 (17.08%) Bash Shell
27 1004 (16.90%) RESTful
28 966 (16.26%) SQL Server
29 956 (16.09%) SQL
30 949 (15.97%) Continuous Integration

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 445 (7.49%) Apache
2 337 (5.67%) Tomcat
3 274 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
4 263 (4.43%) OpenStack
5 244 (4.11%) nginx
6 190 (3.20%) JBoss
7 127 (2.14%) WebSphere
8 116 (1.95%) CMS
9 112 (1.89%) Apache Spark
10 109 (1.83%) CloudStack
11 106 (1.78%) WebLogic
12 99 (1.67%) Confluence
13 92 (1.55%) IIS
14 74 (1.25%) Apache Solr
15 58 (0.98%) WordPress
16 56 (0.94%) Drupal
17 49 (0.82%) Apache Pig
18 48 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
19 43 (0.72%) Umbraco
20 42 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 143 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 61 (1.03%) Photoshop
3 29 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 21 (0.35%) Gliffy
4 21 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
5 11 (0.19%) MS Office
6 9 (0.15%) FrameMaker
7 8 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.067%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.050%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.050%) Blender
9 3 (0.050%) InDesign
9 3 (0.050%) InVision
10 2 (0.034%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.034%) SPSS
11 1 (0.017%) GIMP
11 1 (0.017%) HipChat
11 1 (0.017%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 54 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 23 (0.39%) Shopify
3 20 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.29%) Magento
5 12 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.067%) SunGard GMI
7 2 (0.034%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.017%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.017%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.017%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.017%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.017%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.017%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1396 (23.50%) Amazon AWS
2 333 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 216 (3.64%) SaaS
4 204 (3.43%) Amazon EC2
5 200 (3.37%) GitHub
6 139 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
7 134 (2.26%) PaaS
8 112 (1.89%) Amazon S3
9 107 (1.80%) IaaS
10 103 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
11 97 (1.63%) Heroku
12 79 (1.33%) Route 53
13 66 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
14 49 (0.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 39 (0.66%) OpenShift
16 35 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 34 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 31 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
18 31 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 30 (0.50%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 303 (5.10%) Firewall
2 251 (4.22%) HTTP
3 224 (3.77%) Internet
4 201 (3.38%) DNS
5 179 (3.01%) TCP/IP
6 91 (1.53%) VPN
7 89 (1.50%) WAN
8 85 (1.43%) LAN
9 80 (1.35%) LDAP
10 78 (1.31%) SSL
11 75 (1.26%) SAN
12 70 (1.18%) Wireless
13 44 (0.74%) Network Security
14 43 (0.72%) SMTP
15 39 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
16 38 (0.64%) SSH
17 36 (0.61%) Wireless Security
18 35 (0.59%) Kerberos
19 34 (0.57%) VoIP
20 32 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1050 (17.67%) MySQL
2 1031 (17.35%) NoSQL
3 966 (16.26%) SQL Server
4 674 (11.34%) SQL Server 2014
5 482 (8.11%) MongoDB
6 461 (7.76%) PostgreSQL
7 324 (5.45%) Big Data
8 314 (5.29%) Relational Database
9 280 (4.71%) Redis
10 259 (4.36%) Hadoop
11 150 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 138 (2.32%) RDBMS
13 71 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
13 71 (1.20%) MariaDB
14 56 (0.94%) Neo4j
15 54 (0.91%) Apache Hive
16 49 (0.82%) Oracle Database
17 48 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 46 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
19 40 (0.67%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1887 (31.76%) Git (software)
2 1102 (18.55%) Jenkins
3 664 (11.18%) Cucumber
4 594 (10.00%) Selenium
5 325 (5.47%) JIRA
6 306 (5.15%) Subversion
7 295 (4.97%) RSpec
8 259 (4.36%) Maven
9 239 (4.02%) TeamCity
10 232 (3.91%) WebDriver
11 208 (3.50%) JUnit
12 164 (2.76%) Vagrant
13 136 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 121 (2.04%) Hudson
15 115 (1.94%) JMeter
16 100 (1.68%) WATIR
17 97 (1.63%) SpecFlow
18 95 (1.60%) Ant
19 93 (1.57%) Appium
20 81 (1.36%) Jasmine
General
1 649 (10.92%) Finance
2 387 (6.51%) Games
3 281 (4.73%) Marketing
4 239 (4.02%) Telecoms
5 189 (3.18%) Retail
6 165 (2.78%) Advertising
7 143 (2.41%) Law
8 127 (2.14%) Banking
9 124 (2.09%) Publishing
10 67 (1.13%) Manufacturing
11 62 (1.04%) Electronics
12 43 (0.72%) Music Industry
13 39 (0.66%) Billing
13 39 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 37 (0.62%) Online Betting
15 20 (0.34%) Legal
16 19 (0.32%) Back Office
17 16 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
18 14 (0.24%) Automotive
19 13 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2780 (46.79%) Developer
2 822 (13.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 744 (12.52%) .NET Developer
4 518 (8.72%) Senior Developer
5 472 (7.94%) Ruby Developer
6 415 (6.99%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 404 (6.80%) Linux Engineer
8 402 (6.77%) Java Developer
9 296 (4.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 274 (4.61%) Software Engineer
11 264 (4.44%) C# Developer
12 258 (4.34%) JavaScript Developer
13 243 (4.09%) Tester
14 231 (3.89%) AWS Engineer
15 229 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 225 (3.79%) Administrator
17 221 (3.72%) Test Engineer
18 217 (3.65%) C# .NET Developer
18 217 (3.65%) Software Developer
19 209 (3.52%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1292 (21.75%) Node.js
2 1276 (21.48%) .NET
3 1226 (20.64%) Ruby on Rails
4 1133 (19.07%) HTML
5 1028 (17.30%) CSS
6 1004 (16.90%) RESTful
7 899 (15.13%) AngularJS
8 854 (14.37%) ASP.NET
9 773 (13.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 710 (11.95%) ASP.NET Web API
11 701 (11.80%) Web Services
12 663 (11.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 640 (10.77%) WCF
14 532 (8.95%) .NET Framework
15 521 (8.77%) HTML5
16 468 (7.88%) jQuery
17 467 (7.86%) Entity Framework
18 440 (7.41%) Code First Entity Framework
19 399 (6.72%) REST
20 329 (5.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 568 (9.56%) Computer Science
2 298 (5.02%) Mobile App
3 282 (4.75%) User Experience
4 262 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 222 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
6 201 (3.38%) Fintech
7 153 (2.58%) Mathematics
8 112 (1.89%) Data Centre
9 100 (1.68%) Social Media
10 83 (1.40%) BBC
11 82 (1.38%) Visualisation
12 80 (1.35%) Digital Media
13 77 (1.30%) Public Cloud
14 69 (1.16%) Management Information System
15 60 (1.01%) Replication
16 59 (0.99%) Artificial Intelligence
16 59 (0.99%) Clustering
17 57 (0.96%) Physics
18 55 (0.93%) Algorithms
19 53 (0.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2385 (40.14%) Linux
2 695 (11.70%) Unix
3 686 (11.55%) Windows
4 365 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 305 (5.13%) CentOS
6 248 (4.17%) Ubuntu
7 208 (3.50%) Apple iOS
8 203 (3.42%) Android
9 110 (1.85%) Windows Server
10 84 (1.41%) Debian
11 74 (1.25%) Solaris
12 56 (0.94%) Mac OS X
13 36 (0.61%) FreeBSD
14 28 (0.47%) CoreOS
15 27 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
17 20 (0.34%) AIX
18 19 (0.32%) Kali Linux
19 16 (0.27%) Windows 7
20 14 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3073 (51.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1936 (32.59%) TDD
3 1572 (26.46%) DevOps
4 1513 (25.47%) BDD
5 1078 (18.15%) Scrum
6 1042 (17.54%) MVC
7 949 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
8 827 (13.92%) Open Source
9 757 (12.74%) Software Engineering
10 733 (12.34%) Web Application Development
11 655 (11.03%) Configuration Management
12 608 (10.23%) OO
13 510 (8.58%) Test Automation
14 498 (8.38%) E-Commerce
15 420 (7.07%) Web Development
16 356 (5.99%) Continuous Delivery
17 322 (5.42%) Kanban
18 285 (4.80%) OOP
19 266 (4.48%) High Availability
20 262 (4.41%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2967 (49.94%) Python
2 2219 (37.35%) Java
3 1844 (31.04%) JavaScript
4 1475 (24.83%) C#
5 1172 (19.73%) Perl
6 1155 (19.44%) PHP
7 1015 (17.08%) Bash Shell
8 956 (16.09%) SQL
9 730 (12.29%) C++
10 458 (7.71%) Scala
11 303 (5.10%) C
12 283 (4.76%) PowerShell
13 259 (4.36%) Shell Script
14 222 (3.74%) Go
15 134 (2.26%) Clojure
16 107 (1.80%) VB.NET
17 105 (1.77%) Groovy
17 105 (1.77%) R
18 79 (1.33%) Objective-C
19 78 (1.31%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 780 (13.13%) Degree
2 179 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 151 (2.54%) ISTQB
4 144 (2.42%) ISEB
5 98 (1.65%) SC Cleared
6 64 (1.08%) CREST Certified
7 55 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 46 (0.77%) DV Cleared
9 44 (0.74%) CCNP
10 37 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 35 (0.59%) CCNA
11 35 (0.59%) PhD
12 34 (0.57%) CEH
13 31 (0.52%) CISSP
14 28 (0.47%) RHCE
15 26 (0.44%) AWS Certification
16 24 (0.40%) OSCP
17 21 (0.35%) CCIP
17 21 (0.35%) SSCP
18 17 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 582 (9.80%) QA
2 84 (1.41%) SDET
3 41 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.25%) SLA
6 9 (0.15%) HL7
6 9 (0.15%) ISO 8583
7 6 (0.10%) ISO13485
8 5 (0.084%) DICOM
9 3 (0.050%) COBIT
10 2 (0.034%) COSO
11 1 (0.017%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.017%) GCP
11 1 (0.017%) JTAG
11 1 (0.017%) MiFID
11 1 (0.017%) MISRA
System Software
1 581 (9.78%) Docker
2 360 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 174 (2.93%) vSphere
4 159 (2.68%) Xen
5 107 (1.80%) XenServer
6 104 (1.75%) Active Directory
7 101 (1.70%) KVM
8 78 (1.31%) Hyper-V
9 59 (0.99%) Varnish
10 50 (0.84%) VirtualBox
11 40 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
12 39 (0.66%) NFS
13 35 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
14 31 (0.52%) HDFS
15 30 (0.50%) vCloud
16 26 (0.44%) iptables
17 22 (0.37%) Snort
18 21 (0.35%) Ceph
18 21 (0.35%) Squid
19 16 (0.27%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1479 (24.89%) Puppet
2 1183 (19.91%) Opscode Chef
3 784 (13.20%) Ansible
4 264 (4.44%) Nagios
5 238 (4.01%) Salt
6 137 (2.31%) Cobbler
7 134 (2.26%) Kubernetes
8 97 (1.63%) Tivoli
9 91 (1.53%) ZABBIX
10 85 (1.43%) Graphite
11 75 (1.26%) Kibana
12 72 (1.21%) Packer
13 66 (1.11%) Terraform
14 65 (1.09%) Grafana
15 53 (0.89%) Mesos
16 50 (0.84%) HAProxy
17 46 (0.77%) Cacti
18 40 (0.67%) logstash
19 39 (0.66%) WSUS
20 33 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 495 (8.33%) VMware
2 420 (7.07%) Red Hat
3 327 (5.50%) Microsoft
4 326 (5.49%) Oracle
5 285 (4.80%) Google
6 143 (2.41%) Cisco
7 134 (2.26%) Facebook
8 126 (2.12%) Apple
9 116 (1.95%) Splunk
10 93 (1.57%) HP
11 92 (1.55%) Atlassian
11 92 (1.55%) F5
12 89 (1.50%) Yahoo!
13 80 (1.35%) IBM
14 79 (1.33%) EnterpriseDB
14 79 (1.33%) Rackspace
15 76 (1.28%) Sony
16 70 (1.18%) SaltStack
17 65 (1.09%) SAP
18 54 (0.91%) Sitecore
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 60,000-70,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: £75000 per annum + 10% Bonus and Contributory Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Part Remote, Unlimited Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + benefits + bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hove, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Very Strong Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday