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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 96 120 145
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +25
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2653 2769 2424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.96% 2.61% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.52% 4.98% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2315 2423 2110
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
48068 55558 56926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.62% 52.32% 50.18%
Number of salaries quoted 41260 47685 48741
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +19 2539 £55,000 +4.76% 418
London +18 1372 £62,500 +8.69% 207
South East +5 438 £47,500 -5.00% 62
City of London +5 187 £65,000 +8.33% 44
North West +39 176 £40,000 -11.11% 54
Yorkshire +30 163 £45,000 -5.26% 21
Manchester +62 143 £40,000 -15.78% 45
Hampshire -7 134 £42,500 -15.00% 16
East of England +46 128 £51,250 +2.50% 15
West Yorkshire +25 114 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Leeds +24 107 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Berkshire -1 91 £61,250 +11.36% 12
South West -14 84 £50,000 +5.26% 24
Surrey -5 76 £50,000 -4.76% 5
West Midlands -31 69 £40,000 -1.84% 18
Hertfordshire +35 67 £55,000 -15.38% 7
East Midlands +8 64 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Scotland +10 54 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Basingstoke -1 44 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Oxfordshire -10 43 £50,000 +5.82% 14
Buckinghamshire +28 39 £43,750 +9.37% 6
Cambridgeshire +20 36 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Reading -20 36 £37,500 -28.57% 6
Nottinghamshire +9 34 £47,500 - 3
Oxford +4 34 £52,500 +10.81% 9
Woking +27 30 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Bristol +2 30 £53,750 -2.27% 8
Portsmouth -6 29 £38,750 +10.71% 4
Gloucestershire -36 29 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Nottingham +5 26 £47,500 - 3

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 2947 (53.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2901 (52.31%) Python
3 2172 (39.16%) Linux
4 2031 (36.62%) Java
5 1781 (32.11%) Git (software)
6 1756 (31.66%) JavaScript
7 1607 (28.98%) TDD
8 1563 (28.18%) DevOps
9 1437 (25.91%) C#
10 1418 (25.57%) Puppet
11 1374 (24.77%) Amazon AWS
12 1341 (24.18%) BDD
13 1228 (22.14%) Node.js
14 1216 (21.93%) .NET
15 1169 (21.08%) Opscode Chef
16 1152 (20.77%) Ruby on Rails
17 1101 (19.85%) NoSQL
18 1058 (19.08%) HTML
19 1048 (18.90%) Jenkins
20 1003 (18.09%) MVC
21 998 (17.99%) Bash Shell
22 990 (17.85%) Perl
23 989 (17.83%) Continuous Integration
24 988 (17.81%) Scrum
25 939 (16.93%) RESTful
26 923 (16.64%) SQL Server
27 903 (16.28%) CSS
28 863 (15.56%) SQL
29 855 (15.42%) Ansible
30 824 (14.86%) MySQL

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
1 439 (7.92%) Apache
2 353 (6.36%) Elasticsearch
3 290 (5.23%) nginx
4 284 (5.12%) OpenStack
5 265 (4.78%) Tomcat
6 174 (3.14%) JBoss
7 140 (2.52%) IIS
8 135 (2.43%) WebSphere
9 125 (2.25%) CloudStack
10 118 (2.13%) WebLogic
11 108 (1.95%) CMS
12 95 (1.71%) Apache Spark
13 91 (1.64%) Confluence
14 63 (1.14%) WordPress
15 59 (1.06%) Apache Pig
16 54 (0.97%) Apache Solr
17 46 (0.83%) Umbraco
18 45 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
19 42 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
20 39 (0.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 126 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 62 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 17 (0.31%) FrameMaker
4 6 (0.11%) MS Office
5 5 (0.090%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.072%) InDesign
7 3 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.054%) Blender
7 3 (0.054%) SPSS
8 2 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.036%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.036%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.036%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.018%) HipChat
9 1 (0.018%) InVision
9 1 (0.018%) Maple
9 1 (0.018%) Mingle
9 1 (0.018%) Pixelapse
9 1 (0.018%) Simulink
9 1 (0.018%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (0.45%) Shopify
3 18 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
4 13 (0.23%) Magento
5 8 (0.14%) Radian6
6 7 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.090%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.054%) SAP hybris
9 1 (0.018%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.018%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.018%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.018%) PeopleSoft CRM
9 1 (0.018%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.018%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.018%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1374 (24.77%) Amazon AWS
2 417 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 205 (3.70%) SaaS
4 188 (3.39%) GitHub
5 183 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
6 127 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 117 (2.11%) Heroku
8 96 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
9 91 (1.64%) Amazon S3
10 87 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
11 85 (1.53%) PaaS
12 84 (1.51%) IaaS
13 60 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 51 (0.92%) Slack
15 47 (0.85%) Office 365
16 45 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
17 38 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
18 34 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
18 34 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 30 (0.54%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 256 (4.62%) Firewall
2 215 (3.88%) HTTP
3 199 (3.59%) Internet
4 171 (3.08%) DNS
5 152 (2.74%) TCP/IP
6 81 (1.46%) LDAP
7 69 (1.24%) VPN
8 67 (1.21%) Network Security
9 63 (1.14%) SAN
10 50 (0.90%) Wireless
11 44 (0.79%) SSL
12 39 (0.70%) Kerberos
12 39 (0.70%) LAN
12 39 (0.70%) NAS
12 39 (0.70%) SMTP
13 38 (0.69%) WAN
14 33 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
15 29 (0.52%) SSH
16 27 (0.49%) VLAN
16 27 (0.49%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1101 (19.85%) NoSQL
2 923 (16.64%) SQL Server
3 824 (14.86%) MySQL
4 688 (12.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 596 (10.75%) MongoDB
6 355 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
7 313 (5.64%) Relational Database
8 288 (5.19%) Big Data
9 272 (4.90%) Redis
10 199 (3.59%) Hadoop
11 133 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
12 118 (2.13%) RDBMS
13 79 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
14 72 (1.30%) Apache Hive
15 64 (1.15%) MariaDB
16 59 (1.06%) HBase
17 47 (0.85%) Neo4j
18 39 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 31 (0.56%) Oracle Database
20 29 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1781 (32.11%) Git (software)
2 1048 (18.90%) Jenkins
3 551 (9.94%) Cucumber
4 522 (9.41%) Selenium
5 381 (6.87%) JIRA
6 260 (4.69%) Subversion
7 242 (4.36%) TeamCity
8 201 (3.62%) RSpec
9 183 (3.30%) JUnit
10 182 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 175 (3.16%) WebDriver
12 150 (2.70%) Maven
13 137 (2.47%) Vagrant
14 98 (1.77%) Hudson
15 94 (1.69%) SoapUI
16 93 (1.68%) Ant
16 93 (1.68%) Travis CI
17 92 (1.66%) Appium
18 91 (1.64%) Capybara
18 91 (1.64%) JMeter
General
1 596 (10.75%) Finance
2 316 (5.70%) Games
3 268 (4.83%) Marketing
4 179 (3.23%) Banking
5 177 (3.19%) Retail
6 165 (2.98%) Telecoms
7 132 (2.38%) Publishing
8 130 (2.34%) Advertising
9 74 (1.33%) Law
10 65 (1.17%) Music Industry
11 58 (1.05%) Manufacturing
12 50 (0.90%) Electronics
13 38 (0.69%) Legal
14 34 (0.61%) Back Office
15 30 (0.54%) Billing
16 23 (0.41%) Financial Institution
17 20 (0.36%) Military
18 18 (0.32%) Investment Banking
19 16 (0.29%) Aerospace
20 11 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2492 (44.93%) Developer
2 870 (15.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 769 (13.87%) .NET Developer
4 476 (8.58%) Ruby Developer
5 401 (7.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 376 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
7 343 (6.18%) Senior Developer
8 337 (6.08%) Java Developer
9 330 (5.95%) Software Engineer
10 253 (4.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 249 (4.49%) C# Developer
12 246 (4.44%) Tester
13 244 (4.40%) AWS Engineer
14 232 (4.18%) Architect
15 223 (4.02%) Administrator
16 219 (3.95%) Software Developer
17 215 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
18 202 (3.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 200 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
20 198 (3.57%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1228 (22.14%) Node.js
2 1216 (21.93%) .NET
3 1152 (20.77%) Ruby on Rails
4 1058 (19.08%) HTML
5 939 (16.93%) RESTful
6 903 (16.28%) CSS
7 813 (14.66%) ASP.NET
8 804 (14.50%) AngularJS
9 781 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 735 (13.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 669 (12.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 638 (11.50%) WCF
13 588 (10.60%) Web Services
14 574 (10.35%) .NET Framework
15 525 (9.47%) Entity Framework
16 495 (8.93%) Code First Entity Framework
17 443 (7.99%) HTML5
18 419 (7.55%) jQuery
19 366 (6.60%) REST
20 338 (6.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 419 (7.55%) Computer Science
2 268 (4.83%) User Experience
3 267 (4.81%) Mobile App
4 243 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
5 199 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
6 147 (2.65%) Fintech
7 110 (1.98%) Data Centre
8 90 (1.62%) Algorithms
9 82 (1.48%) Social Media
10 81 (1.46%) Mathematics
10 81 (1.46%) PKI
10 81 (1.46%) Visualisation
11 75 (1.35%) Artificial Intelligence
12 73 (1.32%) Public Cloud
13 61 (1.10%) BBC
13 61 (1.10%) Social Network
14 58 (1.05%) Physics
15 52 (0.94%) iPad
16 51 (0.92%) Management Information System
17 43 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2172 (39.16%) Linux
2 628 (11.32%) Windows
3 512 (9.23%) Unix
4 312 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 296 (5.34%) CentOS
6 197 (3.55%) Ubuntu
7 181 (3.26%) Android
8 169 (3.05%) Apple iOS
9 68 (1.23%) Windows Server
10 51 (0.92%) Debian
11 38 (0.69%) Mac OS X
12 37 (0.67%) Fedora
12 37 (0.67%) Solaris
13 36 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 27 (0.49%) FreeBSD
15 22 (0.40%) VMS
15 22 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
16 20 (0.36%) Kali Linux
17 16 (0.29%) AIX
18 14 (0.25%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2947 (53.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1607 (28.98%) TDD
3 1563 (28.18%) DevOps
4 1341 (24.18%) BDD
5 1003 (18.09%) MVC
6 989 (17.83%) Continuous Integration
7 988 (17.81%) Scrum
8 823 (14.84%) Software Engineering
9 733 (13.22%) Web Application Development
10 728 (13.13%) Configuration Management
11 654 (11.79%) Open Source
12 575 (10.37%) OO
13 507 (9.14%) Web Development
14 400 (7.21%) E-Commerce
15 340 (6.13%) Test Automation
16 316 (5.70%) Continuous Delivery
17 310 (5.59%) Mentoring
17 310 (5.59%) SDLC
18 271 (4.89%) Kanban
19 270 (4.87%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2901 (52.31%) Python
2 2031 (36.62%) Java
3 1756 (31.66%) JavaScript
4 1437 (25.91%) C#
5 998 (17.99%) Bash Shell
6 990 (17.85%) Perl
7 863 (15.56%) SQL
8 794 (14.32%) PHP
9 533 (9.61%) C++
10 451 (8.13%) Scala
11 353 (6.36%) C
12 296 (5.34%) Go
13 252 (4.54%) PowerShell
14 216 (3.89%) Shell Script
15 180 (3.25%) Groovy
16 114 (2.06%) Clojure
17 82 (1.48%) F#
18 62 (1.12%) Elixir
19 58 (1.05%) VB
20 56 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 620 (11.18%) Degree
2 161 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 90 (1.62%) ISTQB
4 81 (1.46%) ISEB
5 78 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 75 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 73 (1.32%) CREST Certified
8 57 (1.03%) CEH
9 52 (0.94%) OSCP
10 37 (0.67%) AWS Certification
10 37 (0.67%) CISSP
11 26 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 23 (0.41%) CHECK Team Member
13 22 (0.40%) VCDX
14 21 (0.38%) PhD
15 20 (0.36%) CISA
16 19 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
17 16 (0.29%) CCNA
18 15 (0.27%) Tigerscheme
19 13 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 572 (10.31%) QA
2 89 (1.60%) SDET
3 42 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 33 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.27%) SLA
6 13 (0.23%) GCP
7 11 (0.20%) JTAG
8 9 (0.16%) HIPAA
9 8 (0.14%) MISRA
10 7 (0.13%) WCAG
11 6 (0.11%) GPG13
12 4 (0.072%) ISO13485
13 1 (0.018%) COBIT
13 1 (0.018%) MiFID
13 1 (0.018%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.018%) WAI
System Software
1 630 (11.36%) Docker
2 314 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 185 (3.34%) vSphere
4 150 (2.70%) Xen
5 134 (2.42%) Hyper-V
6 105 (1.89%) XenServer
7 101 (1.82%) Active Directory
8 64 (1.15%) Varnish
9 61 (1.10%) KVM
10 54 (0.97%) vCloud
11 48 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
12 37 (0.67%) HDFS
12 37 (0.67%) NFS
13 26 (0.47%) iptables
14 25 (0.45%) VirtualBox
15 22 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
16 18 (0.32%) GlusterFS
17 17 (0.31%) LXC
18 16 (0.29%) Dovecot
18 16 (0.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1418 (25.57%) Puppet
2 1169 (21.08%) Opscode Chef
3 855 (15.42%) Ansible
4 203 (3.66%) Nagios
5 181 (3.26%) Kubernetes
6 158 (2.85%) Terraform
7 129 (2.33%) Kibana
8 125 (2.25%) Salt
9 109 (1.97%) Cobbler
10 99 (1.79%) Tivoli
11 71 (1.28%) Mesos
12 69 (1.24%) HAProxy
13 67 (1.21%) Graphite
14 60 (1.08%) ZABBIX
15 57 (1.03%) Packer
16 56 (1.01%) rkt
17 53 (0.96%) logstash
18 47 (0.85%) Grafana
18 47 (0.85%) WSUS
19 42 (0.76%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 409 (7.37%) VMware
2 364 (6.56%) Red Hat
3 352 (6.35%) Oracle
4 310 (5.59%) Microsoft
5 301 (5.43%) Google
6 142 (2.56%) Facebook
7 134 (2.42%) Splunk
8 124 (2.24%) Atlassian
9 121 (2.18%) Cisco
10 110 (1.98%) Apple
11 98 (1.77%) EnterpriseDB
12 86 (1.55%) HP
13 62 (1.12%) Rackspace
14 61 (1.10%) Sony
15 60 (1.08%) Yahoo!
16 58 (1.05%) New Relic
17 45 (0.81%) SAP
17 45 (0.81%) Sitecore
18 41 (0.74%) SaltStack
19 37 (0.67%) Adobe
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hessle, North Humberside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: 50'000
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Depending on Experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 Per Annum + 12.5% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 10 hours ago
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Talent Cluster
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 32k per year + Bonus, healthcare, pension, gym membership
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 3 hours ago