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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 113 128 165
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +37
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2827 2721 1918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.56% 2.34% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 4.60% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2454 2177 1673
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
56594 59188 56799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.17% 50.98% 52.72%
Number of salaries quoted 48428 49637 48856
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +18 2685 £52,500 +5.00% 392
London -3 1458 £57,500 +4.54% 196
South East +44 513 £45,000 +5.88% 52
City of London +22 296 £60,000 +9.09% 43
South West +23 195 £50,000 +21.95% 32
Surrey +72 166 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Yorkshire +53 154 £47,500 +18.75% 26
West Yorkshire +71 123 £50,000 +20.48% 21
Leeds +56 114 £50,000 +17.64% 19
Hampshire +11 107 £42,500 -5.55% 12
East of England -32 101 £47,500 +18.75% 20
Berkshire +50 96 £50,000 - 8
North West -17 90 £43,500 +8.75% 32
Bristol +26 88 £66,250 +20.45% 7
Scotland -6 85 £36,000 -10.00% 7
Gloucestershire +12 81 £45,000 +20.00% 11
West Midlands +28 76 £40,000 -1.23% 16
Reading +25 58 £45,000 -10.00% 5
East Midlands -5 57 £42,500 +10.38% 10
North East +34 55 £37,500 +15.38% 10
Hertfordshire +10 52 £47,500 -26.92% 13
Manchester -4 51 £45,250 +13.12% 15
Kent +31 48 £40,000 - 5
Birmingham +22 41 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Oxfordshire +7 36 £47,500 -5.00% 14
Edinburgh +4 36 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Cheltenham +11 34 £45,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire -24 34 £52,500 +38.15% 6
Brighton -5 33 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Sussex -14 33 £45,000 +12.50% 2

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2888 (52.28%) Agile Software Development
2 2724 (49.31%) Python
3 2162 (39.14%) Linux
4 2040 (36.93%) Java
5 1922 (34.79%) TDD
6 1899 (34.38%) Git (software)
7 1775 (32.13%) JavaScript
8 1568 (28.39%) C#
9 1445 (26.16%) BDD
10 1388 (25.13%) Node.js
11 1310 (23.71%) HTML
12 1273 (23.04%) .NET
13 1257 (22.76%) CSS
14 1251 (22.65%) NoSQL
15 1229 (22.25%) DevOps
16 1221 (22.10%) MVC
17 1187 (21.49%) Puppet
18 1150 (20.82%) PHP
19 1114 (20.17%) MySQL
20 1094 (19.80%) Perl
21 1073 (19.42%) Opscode Chef
22 1064 (19.26%) SQL Server
23 1025 (18.56%) Ruby on Rails
24 960 (17.38%) SQL
25 924 (16.73%) RESTful
26 919 (16.64%) ASP.NET
27 909 (16.46%) Jenkins
28 893 (16.17%) Amazon AWS
29 884 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
30 875 (15.84%) Bash Shell

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1388 (25.13%) Node.js
2 567 (10.26%) Apache
3 335 (6.06%) nginx
4 264 (4.78%) Tomcat
5 258 (4.67%) Elasticsearch
6 201 (3.64%) OpenStack
7 147 (2.66%) JBoss
8 143 (2.59%) CMS
9 114 (2.06%) IIS
10 84 (1.52%) Apache Spark
11 83 (1.50%) Apache Solr
12 66 (1.19%) Drupal
13 65 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
14 53 (0.96%) Apache Pig
15 50 (0.91%) Jetty
15 50 (0.91%) Confluence
16 49 (0.89%) WebSphere
17 45 (0.81%) WordPress
18 38 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
19 33 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 74 (1.34%) MS Excel
2 47 (0.85%) Photoshop
3 20 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.14%) MS Office
5 7 (0.13%) SPSS
6 6 (0.11%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.072%) CPLEX
8 4 (0.072%) Mathematica
9 3 (0.054%) Mingle
10 2 (0.036%) HipChat
10 2 (0.036%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.036%) PrintSoft PReS
11 1 (0.018%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.018%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 43 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (0.38%) Magento
3 7 (0.13%) Cordys
4 6 (0.11%) Sophis RISQUE
5 5 (0.091%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.072%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.054%) CSG Singleview
7 3 (0.054%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.036%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.018%) Tridion
9 1 (0.018%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 893 (16.17%) Amazon AWS
2 153 (2.77%) SaaS
3 137 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
4 125 (2.26%) GitHub
5 113 (2.05%) PaaS
6 98 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 96 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
8 89 (1.61%) IaaS
9 84 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
10 74 (1.34%) Heroku
11 65 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 42 (0.76%) Amazon S3
13 35 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 32 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
15 24 (0.43%) Sumo Logic
16 21 (0.38%) Route 53
17 20 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 15 (0.27%) Google Analytics
19 14 (0.25%) OpenShift
20 13 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 318 (5.76%) Internet
2 208 (3.77%) DNS
3 200 (3.62%) HTTP
4 183 (3.31%) Firewall
5 154 (2.79%) TCP/IP
6 97 (1.76%) VPN
6 97 (1.76%) SAN
7 78 (1.41%) WAN
8 76 (1.38%) LDAP
9 71 (1.29%) BGP
10 67 (1.21%) LAN
11 63 (1.14%) OSPF
11 63 (1.14%) Network Security
12 56 (1.01%) IPsec
13 49 (0.89%) DHCP
14 47 (0.85%) SNMP
15 45 (0.81%) SMTP
16 41 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
17 40 (0.72%) VoIP
18 39 (0.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1251 (22.65%) NoSQL
2 1114 (20.17%) MySQL
3 1064 (19.26%) SQL Server
4 690 (12.49%) MongoDB
5 531 (9.61%) PostgreSQL
6 381 (6.90%) Relational Database
7 354 (6.41%) Big Data
8 290 (5.25%) Redis
9 231 (4.18%) Hadoop
10 205 (3.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 134 (2.43%) RDBMS
12 74 (1.34%) CouchDB
13 72 (1.30%) Riak
14 69 (1.25%) Apache Hive
15 61 (1.10%) HBase
16 58 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
17 53 (0.96%) Oracle Database
18 49 (0.89%) Couchbase
19 46 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
20 39 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1899 (34.38%) Git (software)
2 909 (16.46%) Jenkins
3 628 (11.37%) Selenium
4 529 (9.58%) Cucumber
5 404 (7.31%) Subversion
6 284 (5.14%) WebDriver
7 280 (5.07%) RSpec
8 267 (4.83%) Maven
9 246 (4.45%) JIRA
10 193 (3.49%) TeamCity
11 168 (3.04%) JUnit
12 165 (2.99%) Hudson
13 132 (2.39%) Grunt
14 115 (2.08%) Jasmine
15 99 (1.79%) Ant
16 92 (1.67%) WATIR
17 76 (1.38%) JMeter
18 70 (1.27%) NUnit
18 70 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 70 (1.27%) gulp
General
1 643 (11.64%) Finance
2 303 (5.49%) Marketing
3 237 (4.29%) Games
4 231 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 188 (3.40%) Retail
6 119 (2.15%) Banking
6 119 (2.15%) Advertising
7 95 (1.72%) Publishing
8 60 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 52 (0.94%) Electronics
10 49 (0.89%) Automotive
11 34 (0.62%) Law
12 30 (0.54%) Military
13 25 (0.45%) Back Office
14 23 (0.42%) Billing
15 22 (0.40%) Investment Banking
15 22 (0.40%) Legal
16 20 (0.36%) Financial Institution
17 19 (0.34%) Online Betting
18 10 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2861 (51.79%) Developer
2 737 (13.34%) .NET Developer
3 626 (11.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 461 (8.35%) Senior Developer
5 317 (5.74%) Software Engineer
6 316 (5.72%) Administrator
7 290 (5.25%) Ruby Developer
8 288 (5.21%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 256 (4.63%) Java Developer
10 254 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
11 238 (4.31%) Software Developer
12 232 (4.20%) Web Developer
13 213 (3.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 211 (3.82%) Linux Administrator
15 193 (3.49%) Architect
16 189 (3.42%) Analyst
17 186 (3.37%) Tester
18 168 (3.04%) Junior
19 156 (2.82%) Test Engineer
19 156 (2.82%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1310 (23.71%) HTML
2 1273 (23.04%) .NET
3 1257 (22.76%) CSS
4 1025 (18.56%) Ruby on Rails
5 924 (16.73%) RESTful
6 919 (16.64%) ASP.NET
7 808 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 712 (12.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 686 (12.42%) WCF
10 654 (11.84%) jQuery
11 541 (9.79%) AngularJS
12 508 (9.20%) HTML5
13 507 (9.18%) Web Services
14 454 (8.22%) .NET Framework
15 399 (7.22%) XML
16 378 (6.84%) REST
17 377 (6.82%) Entity Framework
18 345 (6.25%) CSS3
19 314 (5.68%) Backbone.js
20 298 (5.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 408 (7.39%) Computer Science
2 253 (4.58%) Mobile App
3 236 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
4 208 (3.77%) User Experience
5 181 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 160 (2.90%) BBC
7 146 (2.64%) Data Centre
8 142 (2.57%) Social Media
9 123 (2.23%) Mathematics
10 100 (1.81%) Digital Media
11 99 (1.79%) Algorithms
12 90 (1.63%) Visualisation
13 80 (1.45%) Replication
14 60 (1.09%) Physics
15 52 (0.94%) Online Games
16 51 (0.92%) Private Cloud
17 50 (0.91%) Management Information System
18 49 (0.89%) Data Structures
19 47 (0.85%) DTV
20 44 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2162 (39.14%) Linux
2 595 (10.77%) UNIX
3 564 (10.21%) Windows
4 370 (6.70%) Ubuntu
5 287 (5.20%) CentOS
6 282 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 218 (3.95%) Android
7 218 (3.95%) Apple iOS
8 139 (2.52%) Debian
9 64 (1.16%) Mac OS X
10 57 (1.03%) Solaris
11 49 (0.89%) CoreOS
12 30 (0.54%) Windows 7
12 30 (0.54%) Fedora
12 30 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 29 (0.52%) SUSE
14 21 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (0.34%) Scientific Linux
16 16 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
17 15 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2888 (52.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1922 (34.79%) TDD
3 1445 (26.16%) BDD
4 1229 (22.25%) DevOps
5 1221 (22.10%) MVC
6 884 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
7 837 (15.15%) Scrum
8 823 (14.90%) Open Source
9 793 (14.36%) OO
10 778 (14.08%) Software Engineering
11 730 (13.22%) Web Application Development
12 594 (10.75%) Configuration Management
13 553 (10.01%) E-Commerce
14 434 (7.86%) Test Automation
15 345 (6.25%) Web Development
16 315 (5.70%) Continuous Delivery
17 286 (5.18%) OOP
18 235 (4.25%) Mentoring
19 223 (4.04%) Kanban
20 204 (3.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2724 (49.31%) Python
2 2040 (36.93%) Java
3 1775 (32.13%) JavaScript
4 1568 (28.39%) C#
5 1150 (20.82%) PHP
6 1094 (19.80%) Perl
7 960 (17.38%) SQL
8 875 (15.84%) Bash Shell
9 595 (10.77%) C++
10 301 (5.45%) C
11 295 (5.34%) Scala
12 244 (4.42%) PowerShell
13 223 (4.04%) Go
14 222 (4.02%) Shell Script
15 171 (3.10%) Groovy
16 117 (2.12%) Objective-C
17 115 (2.08%) VB.NET
18 114 (2.06%) VB
19 109 (1.97%) Clojure
20 68 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 673 (12.18%) Degree
2 111 (2.01%) Security Cleared
3 84 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 81 (1.47%) ISEB
5 76 (1.38%) ISTQB
6 71 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (0.78%) DV Cleared
8 42 (0.76%) PhD
9 40 (0.72%) CCNA
10 30 (0.54%) CCNP
11 19 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 15 (0.27%) AWS Certification
12 15 (0.27%) RHCE
13 13 (0.24%) EMC Certification
13 13 (0.24%) LPIC
14 11 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 9 (0.16%) CISSP
16 8 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (0.14%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 435 (7.87%) QA
2 30 (0.54%) PCI DSS
3 28 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 17 (0.31%) SLA
5 10 (0.18%) HIPAA
6 7 (0.13%) FISMA
7 5 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.036%) EMIR
8 2 (0.036%) MiFID
9 1 (0.018%) WCAG
System Software
1 356 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 259 (4.69%) Docker
3 107 (1.94%) Varnish
4 80 (1.45%) Xen
5 65 (1.18%) Hyper-V
6 64 (1.16%) KVM
7 60 (1.09%) VirtualBox
8 56 (1.01%) Active Directory
9 51 (0.92%) iptables
10 46 (0.83%) vSphere
11 39 (0.71%) Samba
12 37 (0.67%) NFS
13 36 (0.65%) Postfix
14 27 (0.49%) XenServer
14 27 (0.49%) HDFS
15 24 (0.43%) vCloud
16 22 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
17 18 (0.33%) LXC
18 16 (0.29%) Snort
19 13 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1187 (21.49%) Puppet
2 1073 (19.42%) Opscode Chef
3 440 (7.97%) Ansible
4 358 (6.48%) Nagios
5 208 (3.77%) Salt
6 175 (3.17%) ZABBIX
7 147 (2.66%) Vagrant
8 112 (2.03%) Graphite
9 59 (1.07%) logstash
10 37 (0.67%) Opsview
11 36 (0.65%) Cobbler
11 36 (0.65%) Cacti
12 34 (0.62%) Capistrano
12 34 (0.62%) Kibana
13 32 (0.58%) Kubernetes
14 31 (0.56%) Mesos
14 31 (0.56%) HAProxy
15 30 (0.54%) Rundeck
16 25 (0.45%) Zenoss
17 20 (0.36%) yum
Vendors
1 448 (8.11%) VMware
2 377 (6.82%) Oracle
3 371 (6.72%) Red Hat
4 313 (5.67%) Google
5 254 (4.60%) Microsoft
6 206 (3.73%) Facebook
7 131 (2.37%) Cisco
8 130 (2.35%) Apple
9 122 (2.21%) Rackspace
10 121 (2.19%) Yahoo!
11 120 (2.17%) Sony
12 90 (1.63%) Splunk
13 71 (1.29%) SaltStack
14 65 (1.18%) New Relic
15 54 (0.98%) SAP
16 47 (0.85%) HP
17 45 (0.81%) Citrix
17 45 (0.81%) Zend
18 42 (0.76%) Twitter
19 39 (0.71%) Alterian
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 10%-15% Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
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City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £24k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum
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Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
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Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
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