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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 126 155 150
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -5
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2699 1966 2108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.31% 1.81% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.47% 3.45% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2206 1697 1840
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60317 57068 62988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.57% 52.56% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 51146 48932 55400
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
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 £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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 +23 2538 £50,000 +5.26% 322
London +18 1595 £55,000 +4.76% 159
South East +27 359 £42,500 +13.33% 49
City of London +14 315 £55,000 +4.76% 44
East of England +54 137 £45,000 +12.50% 24
South West +74 136 £40,000 +6.66% 26
North West -18 120 £40,000 +14.28% 19
Scotland +51 110 £43,750 +16.66% 11
Yorkshire +21 92 £40,750 +12.41% 21
Cambridgeshire +32 90 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Hampshire +24 90 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Surrey -3 70 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Cambridge +18 69 £40,000 - 16
Glasgow +34 65 £45,500 +10.30% 6
Manchester -40 61 £40,000 +14.28% 12
West Yorkshire -12 56 £43,750 +2.94% 12
East Sussex -13 56 £40,000 +17.64%
Leeds -5 55 £47,500 +11.76% 10
Portsmouth +27 54 - - 4
Brighton -13 53 £40,000 +17.64%
West Midlands +29 52 £41,000 -8.88% 9
Berkshire +11 51 £55,000 +10.00% 12
East Midlands +15 44 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Bristol +25 42 £43,750 +16.66% 8
Oxfordshire +20 40 £45,000 - 8
Reading +18 36 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Hertfordshire +16 36 £60,000 +20.00% 8
Edinburgh -5 34 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Gloucestershire +19 33 £37,500 +66.66% 10
Buckinghamshire +7 32 £40,000 +26.98% 7

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2520 (48.41%) Python
2 2173 (41.74%) Java
3 2090 (40.15%) Linux
4 1984 (38.11%) JavaScript
5 1591 (30.56%) TDD
6 1500 (28.81%) HTML
7 1470 (28.24%) PHP
8 1453 (27.91%) C#
9 1381 (26.53%) Git (software)
10 1361 (26.14%) CSS
11 1286 (24.70%) Perl
12 1249 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
12 1249 (23.99%) Ruby on Rails
13 1163 (22.34%) BDD
14 1121 (21.53%) MySQL
15 1076 (20.67%) Open Source
16 1048 (20.13%) .NET
17 1018 (19.55%) MVC
18 1014 (19.48%) OO
19 992 (19.05%) SQL
20 987 (18.96%) Puppet
21 842 (16.17%) jQuery
22 824 (15.83%) DevOps
23 807 (15.50%) Node.js
24 800 (15.37%) Scrum
25 790 (15.17%) E-Commerce
26 776 (14.91%) NoSQL
27 755 (14.50%) Software Engineering
28 742 (14.25%) Opscode Chef
29 739 (14.20%) Cucumber

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 807 (15.50%) Node.js
2 638 (12.26%) Apache
3 366 (7.03%) Tomcat
4 295 (5.67%) nginx
5 221 (4.25%) IIS
6 161 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
7 144 (2.77%) CMS
8 105 (2.02%) OpenStack
9 100 (1.92%) Drupal
10 87 (1.67%) Confluence
11 85 (1.63%) WordPress
12 82 (1.58%) Apache Solr
13 75 (1.44%) WebLogic
14 50 (0.96%) WebSphere
15 38 (0.73%) Jetty
16 33 (0.63%) SharePoint
17 32 (0.61%) MS Exchange
18 30 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
19 28 (0.54%) ColdFusion
20 22 (0.42%) CloudStack
Applications
1 161 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 42 (0.81%) Photoshop
3 21 (0.40%) MS Office
4 12 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (0.23%) SPSS
5 10 (0.19%) Mingle
5 10 (0.19%) CPLEX
6 8 (0.15%) GIMP
7 6 (0.12%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.058%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.038%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 90 (1.73%) Magento
2 26 (0.50%) Google Analytics
3 20 (0.38%) Shopify
4 18 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
6 12 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
7 8 (0.15%) Optimost
8 5 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.058%) Summit
11 2 (0.038%) SiteCatalyst
11 2 (0.038%) Lawson
11 2 (0.038%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.038%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 495 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
2 209 (4.01%) SaaS
3 146 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
4 130 (2.50%) GitHub
5 108 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
6 93 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 64 (1.23%) IaaS
8 52 (1.00%) PaaS
9 47 (0.90%) Joyent
10 45 (0.86%) Amazon S3
11 39 (0.75%) Heroku
12 21 (0.40%) Rackspace Cloud
13 12 (0.23%) CloudFront
13 12 (0.23%) Google Apps
14 9 (0.17%) Office 365
15 8 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
16 7 (0.13%) Route 53
16 7 (0.13%) ElastiCache
17 6 (0.12%) Google App Engine
18 5 (0.096%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 392 (7.53%) Internet
2 278 (5.34%) TCP/IP
3 257 (4.94%) HTTP
4 180 (3.46%) DNS
5 159 (3.05%) Firewall
6 125 (2.40%) SAN
7 82 (1.58%) NAS
8 72 (1.38%) LDAP
9 70 (1.34%) SSL
10 69 (1.33%) IPv4
11 66 (1.27%) DHCP
12 53 (1.02%) SNMP
13 51 (0.98%) SSH
13 51 (0.98%) BIG-IP
14 40 (0.77%) IPv6
15 38 (0.73%) VPN
16 37 (0.71%) tcpdump
17 35 (0.67%) VLAN
18 34 (0.65%) NetScaler
18 34 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1121 (21.53%) MySQL
2 776 (14.91%) NoSQL
3 736 (14.14%) SQL Server
4 480 (9.22%) MongoDB
5 475 (9.12%) PostgreSQL
6 326 (6.26%) Redis
7 313 (6.01%) Relational Database
8 285 (5.47%) Big Data
9 225 (4.32%) Hadoop
10 202 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 185 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
12 154 (2.96%) RDBMS
13 81 (1.56%) RavenDB
14 73 (1.40%) CouchDB
15 61 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
16 48 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
17 44 (0.85%) HBase
18 43 (0.83%) DB2
19 40 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
20 37 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1381 (26.53%) Git (software)
2 739 (14.20%) Cucumber
3 557 (10.70%) Selenium
4 528 (10.14%) Jenkins
5 392 (7.53%) Subversion
6 262 (5.03%) WebDriver
7 226 (4.34%) JIRA
8 205 (3.94%) TeamCity
9 198 (3.80%) RSpec
10 189 (3.63%) Hudson
11 174 (3.34%) WATIR
12 162 (3.11%) Maven
13 155 (2.98%) NUnit
14 150 (2.88%) Jasmine
15 128 (2.46%) SpecFlow
16 117 (2.25%) Rhino Mocks
16 117 (2.25%) Visual Studio
17 101 (1.94%) ReSharper
18 100 (1.92%) JUnit
18 100 (1.92%) Calabash
General
1 589 (11.31%) Finance
2 309 (5.94%) Retail
3 247 (4.74%) Marketing
4 212 (4.07%) Games
5 196 (3.76%) Advertising
6 154 (2.96%) Banking
7 131 (2.52%) Publishing
8 129 (2.48%) Telecoms
9 68 (1.31%) Law
10 66 (1.27%) Back Office
11 52 (1.00%) Investment Banking
12 43 (0.83%) Financial Institution
13 36 (0.69%) Automotive
14 34 (0.65%) Front Office
15 27 (0.52%) Legal
16 26 (0.50%) Electronics
17 20 (0.38%) Manufacturing
17 20 (0.38%) Online Betting
18 16 (0.31%) Multimedia
19 13 (0.25%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2640 (50.71%) Developer
2 497 (9.55%) .NET Developer
3 457 (8.78%) Senior Developer
4 400 (7.68%) Administrator
5 357 (6.86%) Systems Administrator
6 327 (6.28%) Web Developer
7 302 (5.80%) Linux Administrator
8 295 (5.67%) Software Engineer
8 295 (5.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 275 (5.28%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 265 (5.09%) Software Developer
11 262 (5.03%) Ruby Developer
12 245 (4.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 236 (4.53%) Java Developer
14 214 (4.11%) Tester
15 203 (3.90%) Test Engineer
16 197 (3.78%) Analyst
17 179 (3.44%) Linux Engineer
18 152 (2.92%) PHP Developer
19 141 (2.71%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1500 (28.81%) HTML
2 1361 (26.14%) CSS
3 1249 (23.99%) Ruby on Rails
4 1048 (20.13%) .NET
5 842 (16.17%) jQuery
6 731 (14.04%) Web Services
7 700 (13.45%) ASP.NET
8 646 (12.41%) HTML5
9 616 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 591 (11.35%) RESTful
11 411 (7.89%) CSS3
12 410 (7.88%) REST
13 402 (7.72%) ASP.NET Web API
14 387 (7.43%) XML
15 340 (6.53%) AngularJS
16 321 (6.17%) WCF
17 281 (5.40%) Backbone.js
18 268 (5.15%) LAMP
19 230 (4.42%) JSON
20 214 (4.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1076 (20.67%) Open Source
2 572 (10.99%) Computer Science
3 314 (6.03%) Mobile App
4 174 (3.34%) Social Media
5 149 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 117 (2.25%) BBC
7 107 (2.06%) Clustering
8 97 (1.86%) Digital Media
9 85 (1.63%) Mathematics
10 66 (1.27%) Blog
11 53 (1.02%) Visualisation
12 52 (1.00%) Social Network
13 51 (0.98%) Statistics
14 50 (0.96%) Blackberry
15 46 (0.88%) Management Information System
16 42 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
17 39 (0.75%) iPhone
18 33 (0.63%) Online Games
18 33 (0.63%) Hedge funds
19 31 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2090 (40.15%) Linux
2 650 (12.49%) UNIX
3 638 (12.26%) Windows
4 416 (7.99%) Android
5 371 (7.13%) Apple iOS
6 340 (6.53%) Ubuntu
7 315 (6.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 279 (5.36%) CentOS
9 203 (3.90%) Debian
10 176 (3.38%) Solaris
11 82 (1.58%) Mac OS X
12 50 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
13 42 (0.81%) SUSE
13 42 (0.81%) Fedora
14 29 (0.56%) AIX
15 27 (0.52%) FreeBSD
15 27 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (0.38%) Mac OS
17 19 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
17 19 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1591 (30.56%) TDD
2 1249 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
3 1163 (22.34%) BDD
4 1018 (19.55%) MVC
5 1014 (19.48%) OO
6 824 (15.83%) DevOps
7 800 (15.37%) Scrum
8 790 (15.17%) E-Commerce
9 755 (14.50%) Software Engineering
10 710 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
11 372 (7.15%) Web Application Development
12 357 (6.86%) Web Development
13 328 (6.30%) Configuration Management
14 310 (5.95%) OOP
15 269 (5.17%) Automated Testing
16 267 (5.13%) Test Automation
17 230 (4.42%) Pair Programming
18 196 (3.76%) OOD
19 188 (3.61%) Test Scripting
19 188 (3.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2520 (48.41%) Python
2 2173 (41.74%) Java
3 1984 (38.11%) JavaScript
4 1470 (28.24%) PHP
5 1453 (27.91%) C#
6 1286 (24.70%) Perl
7 992 (19.05%) SQL
8 693 (13.31%) Bash Shell
9 563 (10.81%) C++
10 331 (6.36%) C
11 253 (4.86%) Scala
12 168 (3.23%) PowerShell
13 154 (2.96%) Groovy
14 152 (2.92%) Shell Script
15 132 (2.54%) Clojure
16 107 (2.06%) VB.NET
17 105 (2.02%) Objective-C
18 88 (1.69%) F#
19 84 (1.61%) PHP5
20 82 (1.58%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 727 (13.96%) Degree
2 87 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 52 (1.00%) CISSP
4 47 (0.90%) SC Cleared
5 44 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 35 (0.67%) ISEB
7 34 (0.65%) PhD
8 29 (0.56%) CEH
9 25 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (0.40%) RHCE
11 20 (0.38%) MCSD
11 20 (0.38%) MCTS
12 19 (0.36%) MCP
12 19 (0.36%) MCAD
13 14 (0.27%) Postgraduate
14 13 (0.25%) CCNA
15 12 (0.23%) Linux+ Certification
15 12 (0.23%) CCNP
15 12 (0.23%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 648 (12.45%) QA
2 51 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 48 (0.92%) SLA
4 17 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.29%) HIPAA
6 9 (0.17%) JTAG
6 9 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.077%) WCAG
8 3 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.038%) WAI
10 1 (0.019%) Section 508
System Software
1 245 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 144 (2.77%) KVM
3 136 (2.61%) Xen
4 96 (1.84%) Varnish
5 66 (1.27%) NFS
6 59 (1.13%) Active Directory
7 51 (0.98%) Snort
8 47 (0.90%) vSphere
9 35 (0.67%) Hyper-V
10 26 (0.50%) VMware ESX
10 26 (0.50%) XenServer
11 24 (0.46%) Docker
12 23 (0.44%) Nmap
13 17 (0.33%) Squid
13 17 (0.33%) Postfix
14 16 (0.31%) VirtualBox
15 15 (0.29%) vCloud
16 14 (0.27%) Sendmail
17 5 (0.096%) qmail
17 5 (0.096%) Samba
Systems Management
1 987 (18.96%) Puppet
2 742 (14.25%) Opscode Chef
3 336 (6.45%) Nagios
4 157 (3.02%) ZABBIX
5 118 (2.27%) Ansible
6 117 (2.25%) Salt
7 104 (2.00%) Vagrant
8 83 (1.59%) Capistrano
9 82 (1.58%) CFEngine
10 79 (1.52%) logstash
11 68 (1.31%) Cacti
12 64 (1.23%) HAProxy
13 56 (1.08%) Ganglia
14 46 (0.88%) Zenoss
15 44 (0.85%) SCOM
16 41 (0.79%) Opsview
17 33 (0.63%) collectd
18 30 (0.58%) StatsD
19 27 (0.52%) Munin
20 23 (0.44%) Nessus
Vendors
1 420 (8.07%) Red Hat
2 383 (7.36%) Microsoft
3 367 (7.05%) Oracle
4 334 (6.42%) VMware
5 269 (5.17%) Facebook
6 224 (4.30%) Google
7 188 (3.61%) JBoss
8 128 (2.46%) Apple
9 127 (2.44%) Sony
10 125 (2.40%) Rackspace
11 105 (2.02%) Yahoo!
12 102 (1.96%) Cisco
13 95 (1.82%) Zend
14 89 (1.71%) Twitter
15 82 (1.58%) Endeca
16 76 (1.46%) Citrix
17 68 (1.31%) HP
18 63 (1.21%) RedPrairie
18 63 (1.21%) Adobe
19 62 (1.19%) SaltStack
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000.00 - £90000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 to £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + 20%-25% bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday