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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 95 110 130
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2824 2866 2629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.97% 2.62% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.65% 5.08% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2481 2506 2104
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £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 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%

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
49991 56471 57199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.49% 51.56% 50.68%
Number of salaries quoted 42965 48407 47990
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 £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +21 2728 £55,000 +4.76% 420
London +12 1478 £62,500 +8.69% 228
South East +10 487 £50,000 +11.11% 58
City of London 0 202 £63,250 +5.41% 51
Yorkshire +36 181 £45,000 -5.26% 22
North West +21 146 £37,500 -16.66% 40
East of England +44 140 £52,500 +5.00% 26
West Yorkshire +25 140 £42,500 -15.00% 17
Leeds +31 132 £42,500 -15.00% 11
Manchester +38 120 £37,500 -21.05% 33
Surrey -4 119 £52,500 +10.52% 11
Hampshire +5 118 £45,000 +5.88% 21
Berkshire +47 116 £57,500 +15.00% 8
South West -69 100 £52,500 +5.00% 17
West Midlands -19 79 £38,000 -5.00% 15
Reading +20 65 £55,000 +20.21% 6
Hertfordshire +13 55 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Woking +34 53 £47,500 +46.15% 5
Gloucestershire -30 53 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Cambridgeshire +23 50 £47,500 -7.31% 13
Scotland -10 50 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Oxfordshire -2 49 £50,000 +11.11% 10
East Midlands +5 48 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Birmingham -28 44 £41,250 +10.00% 5
North East 0 39 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Tyne and Wear +8 34 £40,000 +6.66% 7
East Sussex +14 33 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Brighton +13 32 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Cambridge +22 31 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Nottinghamshire +13 30 £47,500 - 3

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 3051 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2957 (50.91%) Python
3 2297 (39.55%) Linux
4 2183 (37.59%) Java
5 1909 (32.87%) Git (software)
6 1802 (31.03%) JavaScript
7 1781 (30.66%) TDD
8 1604 (27.62%) DevOps
9 1484 (25.55%) Puppet
10 1483 (25.53%) BDD
11 1463 (25.19%) Amazon AWS
12 1458 (25.10%) C#
13 1267 (21.81%) Node.js
14 1218 (20.97%) .NET
15 1210 (20.83%) Ruby on Rails
16 1192 (20.52%) Opscode Chef
17 1105 (19.03%) NoSQL
18 1100 (18.94%) Jenkins
19 1096 (18.87%) HTML
20 1086 (18.70%) Scrum
21 1078 (18.56%) Perl
22 1038 (17.87%) PHP
23 1023 (17.61%) MVC
24 1008 (17.36%) Bash Shell
25 976 (16.80%) SQL Server
26 974 (16.77%) RESTful
27 964 (16.60%) CSS
28 953 (16.41%) MySQL
29 950 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
30 901 (15.51%) SQL

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
1 466 (8.02%) Apache
2 322 (5.54%) Tomcat
3 313 (5.39%) Elasticsearch
4 272 (4.68%) nginx
5 235 (4.05%) OpenStack
6 170 (2.93%) JBoss
7 134 (2.31%) IIS
8 121 (2.08%) WebSphere
9 110 (1.89%) WebLogic
10 105 (1.81%) CloudStack
11 104 (1.79%) CMS
12 99 (1.70%) Confluence
13 86 (1.48%) Apache Spark
14 81 (1.39%) Apache Solr
15 72 (1.24%) WordPress
16 53 (0.91%) Drupal
17 42 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
18 41 (0.71%) Apache Pig
19 40 (0.69%) Jetty
20 38 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 156 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 50 (0.86%) Photoshop
3 15 (0.26%) FrameMaker
4 10 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.17%) MS Office
5 8 (0.14%) Gliffy
5 8 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (0.086%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.052%) Blender
7 3 (0.052%) InDesign
8 2 (0.034%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.034%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.034%) HipChat
8 2 (0.034%) SPSS
9 1 (0.017%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.017%) GIMP
9 1 (0.017%) InVision
Business Applications
1 49 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 31 (0.53%) Shopify
3 18 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (0.15%) Magento
6 4 (0.069%) SunGard GMI
7 3 (0.052%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.017%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.017%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.017%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.017%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1463 (25.19%) Amazon AWS
2 358 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 240 (4.13%) Amazon EC2
4 225 (3.87%) SaaS
5 192 (3.31%) GitHub
6 135 (2.32%) PaaS
7 122 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
8 120 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
9 109 (1.88%) IaaS
10 106 (1.83%) Amazon S3
11 98 (1.69%) Heroku
12 80 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
13 62 (1.07%) Route 53
14 47 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 43 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
16 42 (0.72%) Office 365
16 42 (0.72%) OpenShift
17 40 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 38 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 35 (0.60%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 283 (4.87%) Firewall
2 269 (4.63%) HTTP
3 221 (3.81%) Internet
4 190 (3.27%) DNS
5 176 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 79 (1.36%) LDAP
7 77 (1.33%) VPN
8 76 (1.31%) WAN
9 75 (1.29%) LAN
10 72 (1.24%) Wireless
11 69 (1.19%) SAN
11 69 (1.19%) SSL
12 53 (0.91%) SMTP
13 50 (0.86%) Network Security
14 39 (0.67%) SSH
15 37 (0.64%) Wireless Security
16 35 (0.60%) NAS
17 32 (0.55%) Kerberos
18 30 (0.52%) SNMP
19 28 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1105 (19.03%) NoSQL
2 976 (16.80%) SQL Server
3 953 (16.41%) MySQL
4 684 (11.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 565 (9.73%) MongoDB
6 427 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
7 320 (5.51%) Big Data
8 316 (5.44%) Relational Database
9 293 (5.04%) Redis
10 196 (3.37%) Hadoop
11 148 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
12 142 (2.44%) RDBMS
13 86 (1.48%) MariaDB
14 85 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
15 58 (1.00%) Neo4j
16 57 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 54 (0.93%) Apache Hive
18 42 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 40 (0.69%) HBase
20 38 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1909 (32.87%) Git (software)
2 1100 (18.94%) Jenkins
3 592 (10.19%) Cucumber
4 544 (9.37%) Selenium
5 363 (6.25%) JIRA
6 291 (5.01%) Subversion
7 268 (4.61%) RSpec
8 234 (4.03%) TeamCity
9 216 (3.72%) Maven
10 213 (3.67%) JUnit
11 179 (3.08%) WebDriver
12 143 (2.46%) Vagrant
13 140 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 105 (1.81%) Appium
15 101 (1.74%) JMeter
16 97 (1.67%) Hudson
17 93 (1.60%) Ant
18 90 (1.55%) SoapUI
19 88 (1.52%) SpecFlow
20 82 (1.41%) Capybara
General
1 617 (10.62%) Finance
2 372 (6.40%) Games
3 289 (4.98%) Marketing
4 207 (3.56%) Retail
5 195 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 152 (2.62%) Banking
7 151 (2.60%) Advertising
8 140 (2.41%) Publishing
9 128 (2.20%) Law
10 68 (1.17%) Manufacturing
11 56 (0.96%) Electronics
12 55 (0.95%) Music Industry
13 32 (0.55%) Back Office
14 30 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 25 (0.43%) Online Betting
16 24 (0.41%) Billing
17 22 (0.38%) Legal
18 19 (0.33%) Aerospace
19 14 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
20 13 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2706 (46.59%) Developer
2 850 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 746 (12.84%) .NET Developer
4 516 (8.88%) Ruby Developer
5 459 (7.90%) Senior Developer
6 435 (7.49%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 394 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
8 380 (6.54%) Java Developer
9 281 (4.84%) Software Engineer
10 274 (4.72%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 245 (4.22%) Tester
12 240 (4.13%) AWS Engineer
13 239 (4.12%) C# Developer
14 228 (3.93%) Administrator
15 222 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
16 220 (3.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 216 (3.72%) Architect
18 207 (3.56%) Ruby Engineer
19 204 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
20 193 (3.32%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1267 (21.81%) Node.js
2 1218 (20.97%) .NET
3 1210 (20.83%) Ruby on Rails
4 1096 (18.87%) HTML
5 974 (16.77%) RESTful
6 964 (16.60%) CSS
7 854 (14.70%) AngularJS
8 832 (14.33%) ASP.NET
9 772 (13.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 726 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 690 (11.88%) Web Services
12 668 (11.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 651 (11.21%) WCF
14 571 (9.83%) .NET Framework
15 510 (8.78%) Entity Framework
16 494 (8.51%) HTML5
17 480 (8.26%) Code First Entity Framework
18 452 (7.78%) jQuery
19 428 (7.37%) REST
20 309 (5.32%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 468 (8.06%) Computer Science
2 311 (5.35%) Mobile App
3 270 (4.65%) User Experience
4 230 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
5 226 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
6 201 (3.46%) Fintech
7 115 (1.98%) Data Centre
8 98 (1.69%) Mathematics
9 89 (1.53%) Social Media
10 77 (1.33%) Visualisation
11 73 (1.26%) Algorithms
12 68 (1.17%) Public Cloud
13 66 (1.14%) BBC
14 65 (1.12%) Artificial Intelligence
15 63 (1.08%) PKI
16 54 (0.93%) Private Cloud
17 53 (0.91%) Management Information System
17 53 (0.91%) Physics
18 49 (0.84%) iPad
19 47 (0.81%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2297 (39.55%) Linux
2 671 (11.55%) Windows
3 601 (10.35%) Unix
4 331 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 289 (4.98%) CentOS
6 228 (3.93%) Ubuntu
7 201 (3.46%) Apple iOS
8 193 (3.32%) Android
9 89 (1.53%) Windows Server
10 63 (1.08%) Solaris
11 59 (1.02%) Debian
12 47 (0.81%) Mac OS X
13 42 (0.72%) FreeBSD
14 30 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 27 (0.46%) Fedora
16 26 (0.45%) CoreOS
17 23 (0.40%) VMS
18 22 (0.38%) AIX
18 22 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
19 19 (0.33%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3051 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
2 1781 (30.66%) TDD
3 1604 (27.62%) DevOps
4 1483 (25.53%) BDD
5 1086 (18.70%) Scrum
6 1023 (17.61%) MVC
7 950 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
8 800 (13.77%) Software Engineering
9 778 (13.40%) Open Source
10 749 (12.90%) Web Application Development
11 691 (11.90%) Configuration Management
12 561 (9.66%) OO
13 459 (7.90%) Web Development
14 454 (7.82%) E-Commerce
15 446 (7.68%) Test Automation
16 317 (5.46%) Kanban
17 311 (5.35%) Continuous Delivery
18 284 (4.89%) OOP
19 271 (4.67%) Mentoring
20 261 (4.49%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2957 (50.91%) Python
2 2183 (37.59%) Java
3 1802 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 1458 (25.10%) C#
5 1078 (18.56%) Perl
6 1038 (17.87%) PHP
7 1008 (17.36%) Bash Shell
8 901 (15.51%) SQL
9 653 (11.24%) C++
10 508 (8.75%) Scala
11 322 (5.54%) C
12 292 (5.03%) PowerShell
13 254 (4.37%) Go
14 226 (3.89%) Shell Script
15 144 (2.48%) Groovy
16 122 (2.10%) Clojure
17 83 (1.43%) Objective-C
18 74 (1.27%) VB.NET
19 69 (1.19%) CoffeeScript
19 69 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 680 (11.71%) Degree
2 160 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 129 (2.22%) ISTQB
4 107 (1.84%) ISEB
5 84 (1.45%) CREST Certified
6 79 (1.36%) SC Cleared
7 48 (0.83%) DV Cleared
8 42 (0.72%) CEH
9 40 (0.69%) OSCP
10 38 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
11 34 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 33 (0.57%) CCNA
13 28 (0.48%) CISSP
14 27 (0.46%) AWS Certification
14 27 (0.46%) CHECK Team Member
15 25 (0.43%) CCNP
16 22 (0.38%) PhD
17 21 (0.36%) RHCE
18 18 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
19 17 (0.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 570 (9.81%) QA
2 90 (1.55%) SDET
3 62 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 38 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.24%) SLA
6 6 (0.10%) ISO 8583
6 6 (0.10%) ISO13485
7 5 (0.086%) WCAG
8 4 (0.069%) GCP
9 3 (0.052%) JTAG
10 2 (0.034%) COBIT
10 2 (0.034%) GPG13
11 1 (0.017%) COSO
11 1 (0.017%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.017%) MISRA
11 1 (0.017%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.017%) WAI
System Software
1 616 (10.61%) Docker
2 350 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 182 (3.13%) vSphere
4 135 (2.32%) Xen
5 108 (1.86%) XenServer
6 107 (1.84%) Hyper-V
7 102 (1.76%) Active Directory
8 73 (1.26%) KVM
9 57 (0.98%) Varnish
10 49 (0.84%) NFS
11 45 (0.77%) vCloud
11 45 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
12 38 (0.65%) VirtualBox
13 36 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
14 34 (0.59%) HDFS
15 30 (0.52%) iptables
16 25 (0.43%) Snort
17 18 (0.31%) GlusterFS
18 14 (0.24%) Dovecot
19 13 (0.22%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 1484 (25.55%) Puppet
2 1192 (20.52%) Opscode Chef
3 840 (14.46%) Ansible
4 223 (3.84%) Nagios
5 193 (3.32%) Salt
6 170 (2.93%) Kubernetes
7 123 (2.12%) Cobbler
7 123 (2.12%) Terraform
8 99 (1.70%) Tivoli
9 89 (1.53%) Kibana
10 80 (1.38%) Packer
11 71 (1.22%) Mesos
12 70 (1.21%) ZABBIX
13 69 (1.19%) Graphite
14 64 (1.10%) HAProxy
15 48 (0.83%) Grafana
16 39 (0.67%) rkt
17 37 (0.64%) Capistrano
18 36 (0.62%) WSUS
19 35 (0.60%) logstash
Vendors
1 469 (8.08%) VMware
2 407 (7.01%) Red Hat
3 337 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 324 (5.58%) Oracle
5 295 (5.08%) Google
6 149 (2.57%) Cisco
7 130 (2.24%) Facebook
8 122 (2.10%) Apple
9 111 (1.91%) HP
10 107 (1.84%) Splunk
11 106 (1.83%) Atlassian
12 80 (1.38%) EnterpriseDB
13 64 (1.10%) Yahoo!
14 62 (1.07%) Rackspace
14 62 (1.07%) Sony
15 59 (1.02%) SaltStack
16 56 (0.96%) EMC
17 54 (0.93%) IBM
17 54 (0.93%) SAP
18 52 (0.90%) New Relic
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum Car, 33 Days Annual Leave, Pension,
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum Car, 33 Days Annual Leave, Pension,
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum + good bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 25 days, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 10 hours ago