The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 135 132 142
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2235 2274 2245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.11% 2.22% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.19% 4.15% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1936 1930 1974
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,900 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
53381 54777 60119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.41% 53.39% 54.95%
Number of salaries quoted 45852 46039 52799
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 30 January 2015 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 30 January 2015. 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 -8 2103 £50,000 - 367
London -33 1135 £55,000 - 214
South East +36 365 £45,000 -2.70% 49
City of London -44 190 £55,000 - 60
South West +6 142 £45,000 +13.92% 23
East of England +32 124 £48,750 +28.28% 19
Yorkshire +22 113 £47,500 +39.70% 24
Surrey +14 91 £50,000 +25.00% 12
North West -23 88 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Hampshire +32 81 £42,500 +6.25% 12
West Yorkshire +16 77 £47,500 +39.70% 17
Bristol +30 76 £55,000 +39.24% 9
Berkshire -19 73 £42,500 -10.52% 7
Leeds +21 70 £47,500 +46.15% 16
Scotland +16 65 £40,000 - 13
East Midlands +72 58 £40,000 - 5
Cambridgeshire +8 54 £42,500 +11.84% 10
West Midlands -8 51 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Manchester -40 51 £42,000 -6.66% 12
Hertfordshire +36 50 £60,000 +26.31% 5
Oxfordshire +15 45 £43,000 -14.00% 7
Cambridge -1 43 £41,750 +9.86% 8
Reading +24 39 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Glasgow +34 37 £50,000 +36.05% 7
Leatherhead +30 32 £55,000 +10.00% 4
North East +15 31 £37,500 - 7
Tyne and Wear +11 29 £37,500 -16.66% 7
Somerset +21 27 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Wales +6 27 £37,500 - 3
Edinburgh +10 26 £40,000 -5.88% 5

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2679 (56.12%) Agile Software Development
2 2058 (43.11%) Python
3 1816 (38.04%) Java
4 1772 (37.12%) Linux
5 1671 (35.00%) TDD
6 1621 (33.95%) JavaScript
7 1589 (33.28%) Git (software)
8 1550 (32.47%) C#
9 1428 (29.91%) BDD
10 1178 (24.68%) HTML
11 1166 (24.42%) .NET
12 1125 (23.57%) MVC
13 1074 (22.50%) PHP
14 1073 (22.48%) NoSQL
15 1048 (21.95%) SQL Server
16 1041 (21.81%) Node.js
17 1035 (21.68%) MySQL
18 1024 (21.45%) CSS
19 1014 (21.24%) Perl
20 997 (20.88%) Puppet
21 973 (20.38%) OO
22 917 (19.21%) Ruby on Rails
23 913 (19.12%) DevOps
24 899 (18.83%) SQL
25 874 (18.31%) Scrum
26 872 (18.27%) Open Source
27 854 (17.89%) ASP.NET
28 842 (17.64%) RESTful
28 842 (17.64%) Opscode Chef
29 800 (16.76%) Continuous Integration

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1041 (21.81%) Node.js
2 450 (9.43%) Apache
3 365 (7.65%) nginx
4 291 (6.10%) Tomcat
5 190 (3.98%) IIS
6 142 (2.97%) OpenStack
7 135 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
8 130 (2.72%) Confluence
9 119 (2.49%) CMS
10 105 (2.20%) WordPress
11 92 (1.93%) JBoss
12 75 (1.57%) Apache Solr
13 56 (1.17%) Drupal
14 48 (1.01%) WebLogic
15 44 (0.92%) Jetty
16 34 (0.71%) Apache Pig
17 28 (0.59%) WebSphere
18 27 (0.57%) CloudStack
19 26 (0.54%) NServiceBus
19 26 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 147 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.44%) SPSS
3 20 (0.42%) MS Office
3 20 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 18 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.29%) Mingle
6 13 (0.27%) CPLEX
7 11 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.13%) HipChat
9 2 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.021%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.021%) MS Project
10 1 (0.021%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 40 (0.84%) Shopify
2 25 (0.52%) Magento
3 12 (0.25%) Google Analytics
3 12 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.063%) Summit
6 2 (0.042%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.021%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.021%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.021%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 432 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
2 181 (3.79%) GitHub
3 128 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 127 (2.66%) SaaS
5 101 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
6 94 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
7 73 (1.53%) IaaS
8 69 (1.45%) Amazon S3
9 65 (1.36%) PaaS
10 50 (1.05%) Heroku
11 32 (0.67%) SoftLayer
12 21 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
13 16 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
14 15 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
14 15 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
15 12 (0.25%) Joyent
16 10 (0.21%) Route 53
17 8 (0.17%) Trello
17 8 (0.17%) OpenShift
18 7 (0.15%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 338 (7.08%) Internet
2 229 (4.80%) TCP/IP
3 172 (3.60%) HTTP
4 147 (3.08%) Firewall
5 146 (3.06%) DNS
6 82 (1.72%) SAN
7 62 (1.30%) VPN
8 56 (1.17%) Network Security
9 46 (0.96%) LDAP
10 44 (0.92%) IPv6
11 43 (0.90%) DHCP
12 39 (0.82%) iSCSI
12 39 (0.82%) IPsec
13 37 (0.78%) WAN
14 35 (0.73%) IPv4
15 32 (0.67%) SSL
16 31 (0.65%) LAN
17 28 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
18 23 (0.48%) Wireshark
18 23 (0.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1073 (22.48%) NoSQL
2 1048 (21.95%) SQL Server
3 1035 (21.68%) MySQL
4 604 (12.65%) MongoDB
5 441 (9.24%) PostgreSQL
6 313 (6.56%) Big Data
7 295 (6.18%) Redis
8 294 (6.16%) Relational Database
9 233 (4.88%) Hadoop
10 193 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
11 111 (2.33%) RDBMS
12 72 (1.51%) RavenDB
13 61 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
14 57 (1.19%) Data Mining
15 47 (0.98%) Oracle Database
16 43 (0.90%) CouchDB
17 29 (0.61%) MariaDB
18 27 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
18 27 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
18 27 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1589 (33.28%) Git (software)
2 661 (13.85%) Jenkins
3 651 (13.64%) Cucumber
4 494 (10.35%) Selenium
5 358 (7.50%) TeamCity
6 330 (6.91%) JIRA
7 310 (6.49%) Subversion
8 304 (6.37%) WebDriver
9 236 (4.94%) Hudson
10 224 (4.69%) NUnit
11 216 (4.52%) RSpec
12 178 (3.73%) WATIR
13 168 (3.52%) SpecFlow
14 162 (3.39%) Rhino Mocks
15 157 (3.29%) Jasmine
15 157 (3.29%) Maven
16 121 (2.53%) Calabash
17 118 (2.47%) Moq
18 114 (2.39%) CruiseControl
19 108 (2.26%) JUnit
General
1 471 (9.87%) Finance
2 255 (5.34%) Games
3 204 (4.27%) Retail
4 181 (3.79%) Advertising
5 170 (3.56%) Marketing
6 123 (2.58%) Publishing
7 93 (1.95%) Banking
8 88 (1.84%) Telecoms
9 70 (1.47%) Back Office
10 56 (1.17%) Law
11 31 (0.65%) Electronics
12 28 (0.59%) Automotive
13 21 (0.44%) Investment Banking
14 18 (0.38%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.29%) Aerospace
15 14 (0.29%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.21%) Front Office
17 9 (0.19%) Legal
17 9 (0.19%) Multimedia
17 9 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2414 (50.57%) Developer
2 673 (14.10%) .NET Developer
3 371 (7.77%) Administrator
4 364 (7.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 336 (7.04%) Systems Administrator
6 320 (6.70%) Ruby Developer
7 313 (6.56%) Senior Developer
8 284 (5.95%) Linux Administrator
9 244 (5.11%) Software Engineer
10 235 (4.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 227 (4.75%) Web Developer
12 204 (4.27%) Software Developer
13 199 (4.17%) Java Developer
14 180 (3.77%) Ruby on Rails Developer
15 179 (3.75%) Tester
16 157 (3.29%) Analyst
17 147 (3.08%) PHP Developer
18 145 (3.04%) Test Engineer
19 129 (2.70%) Architect
20 128 (2.68%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1178 (24.68%) HTML
2 1166 (24.42%) .NET
3 1024 (21.45%) CSS
4 917 (19.21%) Ruby on Rails
5 854 (17.89%) ASP.NET
6 842 (17.64%) RESTful
7 779 (16.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 674 (14.12%) jQuery
9 630 (13.20%) Web Services
10 608 (12.74%) ASP.NET Web API
11 566 (11.86%) WCF
12 530 (11.10%) HTML5
13 431 (9.03%) AngularJS
14 335 (7.02%) XML
15 316 (6.62%) CSS3
16 312 (6.54%) .NET Framework
17 293 (6.14%) REST
18 285 (5.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 271 (5.68%) LAMP
20 258 (5.40%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 872 (18.27%) Open Source
2 404 (8.46%) Computer Science
3 313 (6.56%) User Experience
4 198 (4.15%) Mobile App
5 158 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
6 155 (3.25%) Social Media
7 144 (3.02%) BBC
8 110 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
9 94 (1.97%) Algorithms
10 68 (1.42%) Mathematics
11 66 (1.38%) Blog
12 65 (1.36%) Digital Media
13 60 (1.26%) Clustering
14 59 (1.24%) Replication
15 50 (1.05%) Visualisation
16 39 (0.82%) Data Structures
16 39 (0.82%) Statistics
17 36 (0.75%) Client/Server
18 35 (0.73%) Blackberry
18 35 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1772 (37.12%) Linux
2 684 (14.33%) Windows
3 552 (11.56%) UNIX
4 281 (5.89%) Ubuntu
5 270 (5.66%) CentOS
6 244 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 224 (4.69%) Android
8 218 (4.57%) Apple iOS
9 168 (3.52%) Debian
10 90 (1.89%) Solaris
11 68 (1.42%) Mac OS X
12 44 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (0.67%) Fedora
14 23 (0.48%) Windows 7
15 22 (0.46%) Windows Phone
16 21 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (0.42%) SUSE
18 15 (0.31%) Mac OS
19 11 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
20 10 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2679 (56.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1671 (35.00%) TDD
3 1428 (29.91%) BDD
4 1125 (23.57%) MVC
5 973 (20.38%) OO
6 913 (19.12%) DevOps
7 874 (18.31%) Scrum
8 800 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
9 745 (15.61%) E-Commerce
10 570 (11.94%) Web Application Development
11 558 (11.69%) Software Engineering
12 392 (8.21%) Configuration Management
13 279 (5.84%) Test Automation
14 266 (5.57%) Automated Testing
15 256 (5.36%) OOP
16 253 (5.30%) Pair Programming
17 239 (5.01%) Web Development
18 224 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
19 211 (4.42%) OOD
20 197 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2058 (43.11%) Python
2 1816 (38.04%) Java
3 1621 (33.95%) JavaScript
4 1550 (32.47%) C#
5 1074 (22.50%) PHP
6 1014 (21.24%) Perl
7 899 (18.83%) SQL
8 600 (12.57%) Bash Shell
9 442 (9.26%) C++
10 207 (4.34%) Shell Script
11 202 (4.23%) Scala
12 199 (4.17%) C
13 169 (3.54%) PowerShell
14 138 (2.89%) VB.NET
15 127 (2.66%) Groovy
16 96 (2.01%) Clojure
17 84 (1.76%) Objective-C
18 75 (1.57%) F#
19 72 (1.51%) VB
20 67 (1.40%) Golang
Qualifications
1 590 (12.36%) Degree
2 89 (1.86%) ISTQB
3 73 (1.53%) ISEB
4 63 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 57 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (1.13%) CCNA
7 49 (1.03%) SC Cleared
8 29 (0.61%) AWS Certification
8 29 (0.61%) PhD
9 18 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (0.21%) Linux+ Certification
11 9 (0.19%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 9 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 9 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 8 (0.17%) RHCSA
12 8 (0.17%) CISSP
12 8 (0.17%) RHCE
12 8 (0.17%) LPIC
13 7 (0.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 487 (10.20%) QA
2 48 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 41 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.38%) SLA
5 11 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.084%) JTAG
8 3 (0.063%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.063%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.021%) WAI
9 1 (0.021%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 257 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 113 (2.37%) KVM
3 91 (1.91%) Varnish
4 87 (1.82%) Xen
5 64 (1.34%) Docker
6 58 (1.21%) vSphere
7 48 (1.01%) Active Directory
8 45 (0.94%) Snort
9 43 (0.90%) XenServer
10 37 (0.78%) Hyper-V
11 28 (0.59%) NFS
12 25 (0.52%) Samba
13 24 (0.50%) Postfix
14 23 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
15 22 (0.46%) LXC
16 19 (0.40%) Firmware
17 14 (0.29%) VirtualBox
18 13 (0.27%) VMware ESX
19 11 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 11 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 997 (20.88%) Puppet
2 842 (17.64%) Opscode Chef
3 385 (8.06%) Nagios
4 239 (5.01%) Ansible
5 181 (3.79%) ZABBIX
6 166 (3.48%) Vagrant
7 157 (3.29%) Salt
8 138 (2.89%) Graphite
9 102 (2.14%) logstash
10 69 (1.45%) Cacti
11 47 (0.98%) Cobbler
12 44 (0.92%) collectd
13 40 (0.84%) Ganglia
13 40 (0.84%) HAProxy
14 33 (0.69%) Capistrano
15 30 (0.63%) Munin
15 30 (0.63%) StatsD
16 27 (0.57%) Tivoli
17 26 (0.54%) Kibana
17 26 (0.54%) Opsview
Vendors
1 362 (7.58%) VMware
2 337 (7.06%) Red Hat
3 281 (5.89%) Microsoft
4 241 (5.05%) Oracle
5 231 (4.84%) Facebook
6 222 (4.65%) Google
7 138 (2.89%) Sony
8 123 (2.58%) Apple
9 106 (2.22%) Yahoo!
10 104 (2.18%) Cisco
11 89 (1.86%) Zend
12 76 (1.59%) HP
13 69 (1.45%) Endeca
14 63 (1.32%) RedPrairie
15 60 (1.26%) Rackspace
16 58 (1.21%) SaltStack
17 50 (1.05%) New Relic
18 49 (1.03%) Splunk
19 47 (0.98%) Akamai
20 38 (0.80%) Twitter
City, London
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Medical, Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-45k
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago