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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
UK
Rank 90 115 146
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +31
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2566 2828 2231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.06% 2.76% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.66% 5.32% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2271 2503 1919
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,800 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
45312 53111 52988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.96% 51.86% 50.32%
Number of salaries quoted 38643 45781 45426
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 February 2017 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 2437 £52,500 - 421
London +6 1185 £60,000 +4.34% 221
South East +34 419 £47,500 -5.00% 69
North West +52 241 £42,500 -10.52% 31
Manchester +42 190 £42,500 -15.00% 23
Yorkshire +28 150 £50,000 +11.11% 32
City of London -23 138 £68,753 +19.57% 56
Hampshire +14 133 £42,500 -13.26% 24
East of England +45 123 £52,500 +10.52% 22
West Yorkshire +13 108 £50,000 +11.11% 22
West Midlands +20 105 £42,500 -10.52% 10
Leeds +32 95 £55,000 +25.00% 16
South West -9 95 £45,000 -8.16% 18
Scotland +30 82 £47,500 +18.75% 16
East Midlands +20 79 £42,500 - 7
Hertfordshire +44 72 £53,750 -17.30% 7
Edinburgh +41 66 £47,500 -5.00% 12
Berkshire -6 65 £48,750 -7.14% 4
Oxfordshire +18 61 £50,000 +5.82% 11
Kent +57 53 £55,000 +111.53% 4
Nottinghamshire +18 51 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Oxford +12 49 £47,500 +0.52% 5
Basingstoke -2 44 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Surrey +12 40 £50,000 -4.76% 11
Cambridgeshire +28 38 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Nottingham +16 38 £47,500 - 3
North East +11 38 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Gloucestershire -24 38 £46,250 -11.90% 2
Tyne and Wear +14 36 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Buckinghamshire +31 33 £50,000 +5.26% 5

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 2857 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
2 2738 (52.13%) Python
3 1963 (37.38%) Linux
4 1920 (36.56%) Java
5 1664 (31.68%) Git (software)
6 1644 (31.30%) TDD
7 1539 (29.30%) JavaScript
8 1535 (29.23%) C#
9 1496 (28.48%) DevOps
10 1341 (25.53%) BDD
11 1306 (24.87%) .NET
12 1267 (24.12%) Node.js
13 1240 (23.61%) Puppet
14 1230 (23.42%) Amazon AWS
15 1084 (20.64%) NoSQL
16 1059 (20.16%) Jenkins
17 1058 (20.14%) Opscode Chef
18 1051 (20.01%) MVC
19 1020 (19.42%) RESTful
20 1003 (19.10%) Ruby on Rails
21 994 (18.93%) SQL Server
22 945 (17.99%) Bash Shell
23 931 (17.73%) Perl
23 931 (17.73%) Scrum
24 927 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
25 905 (17.23%) ASP.NET
26 888 (16.91%) HTML
27 886 (16.87%) ASP.NET MVC
28 856 (16.30%) ASP.NET Web API
29 844 (16.07%) Web Application Development

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
1 417 (7.94%) Elasticsearch
2 343 (6.53%) Apache
3 306 (5.83%) OpenStack
4 217 (4.13%) nginx
5 200 (3.81%) Tomcat
6 143 (2.72%) JBoss
7 139 (2.65%) CloudStack
8 116 (2.21%) IIS
8 116 (2.21%) WebSphere
9 112 (2.13%) WebLogic
10 108 (2.06%) Apache Spark
11 87 (1.66%) CMS
11 87 (1.66%) Confluence
12 68 (1.29%) Apache Pig
13 54 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
14 42 (0.80%) Jetty
14 42 (0.80%) WordPress
15 35 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
15 35 (0.67%) Umbraco
16 30 (0.57%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 89 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 35 (0.67%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.17%) MS Office
4 7 (0.13%) FrameMaker
5 4 (0.076%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.076%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.076%) QuarkXPress
6 3 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.038%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.019%) Blender
8 1 (0.019%) InDesign
8 1 (0.019%) InVision
8 1 (0.019%) Maple
8 1 (0.019%) Mingle
8 1 (0.019%) Pixelapse
8 1 (0.019%) Simulink
8 1 (0.019%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 41 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.25%) Magento
3 8 (0.15%) Radian6
4 5 (0.095%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.095%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.095%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.095%) Shopify
5 4 (0.076%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.076%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.057%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.038%) CSG Singleview
7 2 (0.038%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 2 (0.038%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.038%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.019%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.019%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1230 (23.42%) Amazon AWS
2 438 (8.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 195 (3.71%) SaaS
4 160 (3.05%) GitHub
5 155 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
6 129 (2.46%) Heroku
7 126 (2.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 98 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
9 72 (1.37%) PaaS
10 63 (1.20%) IaaS
11 57 (1.09%) Amazon S3
12 55 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
13 51 (0.97%) Slack
14 49 (0.93%) Office 365
15 48 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 44 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
17 36 (0.69%) G Suite
18 27 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
18 27 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 27 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 201 (3.83%) Firewall
2 190 (3.62%) HTTP
3 173 (3.29%) Internet
4 133 (2.53%) DNS
5 122 (2.32%) TCP/IP
6 80 (1.52%) LDAP
7 59 (1.12%) Network Security
8 56 (1.07%) VPN
9 50 (0.95%) SAN
10 40 (0.76%) Kerberos
11 38 (0.72%) SSL
12 33 (0.63%) SSH
13 31 (0.59%) Wireless
14 29 (0.55%) NAS
15 28 (0.53%) SMTP
16 25 (0.48%) SNMP
17 23 (0.44%) HTTPS
18 20 (0.38%) Wireless Security
19 19 (0.36%) DHCP
20 18 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1084 (20.64%) NoSQL
2 994 (18.93%) SQL Server
3 756 (14.39%) SQL Server 2014
4 698 (13.29%) MySQL
5 531 (10.11%) MongoDB
6 320 (6.09%) PostgreSQL
7 298 (5.67%) Relational Database
8 288 (5.48%) Big Data
9 200 (3.81%) Hadoop
10 199 (3.79%) Redis
11 115 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 101 (1.92%) RDBMS
13 77 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
13 77 (1.47%) Apache Hive
14 53 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
15 49 (0.93%) HBase
16 44 (0.84%) MariaDB
17 39 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 38 (0.72%) Oracle Database
19 33 (0.63%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1664 (31.68%) Git (software)
2 1059 (20.16%) Jenkins
3 525 (10.00%) Selenium
4 482 (9.18%) Cucumber
5 324 (6.17%) JIRA
6 304 (5.79%) TeamCity
7 248 (4.72%) Subversion
8 219 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 209 (3.98%) WebDriver
10 160 (3.05%) Vagrant
11 142 (2.70%) JUnit
12 127 (2.42%) RSpec
13 118 (2.25%) JMeter
14 112 (2.13%) Maven
15 108 (2.06%) Hudson
16 104 (1.98%) Capybara
17 92 (1.75%) Appium
18 84 (1.60%) WATIR
19 83 (1.58%) SoapUI
20 74 (1.41%) git-flow
General
1 586 (11.16%) Finance
2 252 (4.80%) Games
3 222 (4.23%) Marketing
4 195 (3.71%) Banking
5 175 (3.33%) Retail
6 148 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 118 (2.25%) Advertising
8 112 (2.13%) Publishing
9 85 (1.62%) Music Industry
10 59 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 53 (1.01%) Electronics
12 51 (0.97%) Legal
13 27 (0.51%) Military
14 23 (0.44%) Financial Institution
15 22 (0.42%) Investment Banking
15 22 (0.42%) Law
16 21 (0.40%) Billing
17 18 (0.34%) Back Office
18 14 (0.27%) Aerospace
19 13 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2380 (45.32%) Developer
2 886 (16.87%) .NET Developer
2 886 (16.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 444 (8.45%) Ruby Developer
4 327 (6.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 309 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 284 (5.41%) Java Developer
7 279 (5.31%) Linux Engineer
8 257 (4.89%) Senior Developer
9 253 (4.82%) Tester
10 248 (4.72%) C# Developer
11 241 (4.59%) AWS Engineer
12 239 (4.55%) Software Developer
13 210 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
14 196 (3.73%) AWS DevOps
15 190 (3.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 189 (3.60%) Architect
17 176 (3.35%) Administrator
18 166 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 166 (3.16%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1306 (24.87%) .NET
2 1267 (24.12%) Node.js
3 1020 (19.42%) RESTful
4 1003 (19.10%) Ruby on Rails
5 905 (17.23%) ASP.NET
6 888 (16.91%) HTML
7 886 (16.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 856 (16.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 796 (15.16%) AngularJS
10 769 (14.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 725 (13.80%) CSS
12 720 (13.71%) WCF
13 599 (11.41%) .NET Framework
14 561 (10.68%) Entity Framework
15 519 (9.88%) Code First Entity Framework
16 504 (9.60%) Web Services
17 365 (6.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 319 (6.07%) HTML5
19 317 (6.04%) KnockoutJS
20 313 (5.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 365 (6.95%) Computer Science
2 248 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
3 204 (3.88%) User Experience
4 177 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 172 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
6 131 (2.49%) Fintech
7 105 (2.00%) Data Centre
8 103 (1.96%) Social Media
9 83 (1.58%) BBC
10 80 (1.52%) Algorithms
11 78 (1.49%) Social Network
12 65 (1.24%) Public Cloud
13 61 (1.16%) PKI
14 50 (0.95%) iPad
15 47 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
16 41 (0.78%) Client/Server
17 31 (0.59%) Management Information System
18 30 (0.57%) Private Cloud
19 28 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
20 26 (0.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1963 (37.38%) Linux
2 538 (10.24%) Windows
3 497 (9.46%) Unix
4 290 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 238 (4.53%) CentOS
6 189 (3.60%) Ubuntu
7 162 (3.08%) Android
8 147 (2.80%) Apple iOS
9 74 (1.41%) Windows Server
10 51 (0.97%) Debian
11 44 (0.84%) Solaris
12 35 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 34 (0.65%) Fedora
13 34 (0.65%) Mac OS X
14 26 (0.50%) Mac OS
15 25 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (0.34%) AIX
17 14 (0.27%) VMS
18 13 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
19 12 (0.23%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2857 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
2 1644 (31.30%) TDD
3 1496 (28.48%) DevOps
4 1341 (25.53%) BDD
5 1051 (20.01%) MVC
6 931 (17.73%) Scrum
7 927 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 844 (16.07%) Web Application Development
9 831 (15.82%) Software Engineering
10 715 (13.61%) Configuration Management
11 617 (11.75%) OO
12 560 (10.66%) Open Source
13 477 (9.08%) Web Development
14 409 (7.79%) E-Commerce
15 326 (6.21%) Kanban
16 314 (5.98%) SDLC
17 311 (5.92%) Continuous Delivery
18 306 (5.83%) Microservices
19 299 (5.69%) Test Automation
20 283 (5.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2738 (52.13%) Python
2 1920 (36.56%) Java
3 1539 (29.30%) JavaScript
4 1535 (29.23%) C#
5 945 (17.99%) Bash Shell
6 931 (17.73%) Perl
7 764 (14.55%) SQL
8 728 (13.86%) PHP
9 488 (9.29%) C++
10 438 (8.34%) Scala
11 324 (6.17%) C
12 312 (5.94%) Go
13 219 (4.17%) PowerShell
14 215 (4.09%) Shell Script
15 185 (3.52%) Groovy
16 116 (2.21%) F#
17 104 (1.98%) Clojure
18 83 (1.58%) Elixir
19 71 (1.35%) Korn
20 56 (1.07%) VB
Qualifications
1 543 (10.34%) Degree
2 171 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 96 (1.83%) ISTQB
4 93 (1.77%) DV Cleared
5 78 (1.49%) ISEB
6 68 (1.29%) SC Cleared
7 49 (0.93%) CREST Certified
8 47 (0.89%) AWS Certification
9 39 (0.74%) CISSP
10 38 (0.72%) CEH
11 31 (0.59%) OSCP
12 28 (0.53%) CISA
13 26 (0.50%) PhD
14 21 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 18 (0.34%) CISM
16 13 (0.25%) GSEC
17 12 (0.23%) GIAC
17 12 (0.23%) GISF
18 11 (0.21%) VCDX
19 10 (0.19%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 458 (8.72%) QA
2 72 (1.37%) SDET
3 35 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 33 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.34%) SLA
6 14 (0.27%) GCP
7 11 (0.21%) JTAG
8 9 (0.17%) HIPAA
9 8 (0.15%) MISRA
9 8 (0.15%) WCAG
10 7 (0.13%) GPG13
11 4 (0.076%) COBIT
11 4 (0.076%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 3 (0.057%) MiFID
13 1 (0.019%) DICOM
13 1 (0.019%) GDPR
13 1 (0.019%) HL7
13 1 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 647 (12.32%) Docker
2 242 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 166 (3.16%) vSphere
4 157 (2.99%) Xen
5 122 (2.32%) XenServer
6 98 (1.87%) Hyper-V
7 72 (1.37%) Active Directory
8 45 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
9 43 (0.82%) KVM
10 41 (0.78%) NFS
11 37 (0.70%) Varnish
12 34 (0.65%) HDFS
13 29 (0.55%) vCloud
14 28 (0.53%) VirtualBox
15 21 (0.40%) iptables
15 21 (0.40%) Snort
16 14 (0.27%) LXC
17 11 (0.21%) Ceph
17 11 (0.21%) etcd
18 10 (0.19%) flannel
Systems Management
1 1240 (23.61%) Puppet
2 1058 (20.14%) Opscode Chef
3 819 (15.59%) Ansible
4 230 (4.38%) Terraform
5 215 (4.09%) Kubernetes
6 212 (4.04%) Nagios
7 189 (3.60%) Kibana
8 110 (2.09%) Cobbler
9 101 (1.92%) Mesos
9 101 (1.92%) Tivoli
10 90 (1.71%) Salt
11 74 (1.41%) logstash
12 69 (1.31%) WSUS
13 67 (1.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 62 (1.18%) ZABBIX
15 57 (1.09%) Graphite
16 55 (1.05%) rkt
17 48 (0.91%) Packer
18 47 (0.89%) HAProxy
19 45 (0.86%) Rancher
Vendors
1 360 (6.85%) Google
2 354 (6.74%) Oracle
3 321 (6.11%) Red Hat
4 316 (6.02%) VMware
5 286 (5.45%) Microsoft
6 165 (3.14%) Facebook
7 156 (2.97%) Splunk
8 119 (2.27%) Apple
9 114 (2.17%) Atlassian
9 114 (2.17%) EnterpriseDB
10 85 (1.62%) New Relic
11 82 (1.56%) Sony
11 82 (1.56%) Yahoo!
12 75 (1.43%) HP
13 59 (1.12%) Cisco
14 49 (0.93%) SAP
15 43 (0.82%) SaltStack
16 41 (0.78%) Rackspace
17 35 (0.67%) Alterian
17 35 (0.67%) Sitecore
London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000 + Extensive benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000 + Extensive benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000 + Extensive benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000 + Extensive benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000 + Extensive benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Shares+ Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Bonus, 16% Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Great Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + flexi- working,26 hols, pen
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Movement8
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago