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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 113 133 166
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +33
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2694 2556 1873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.52% 2.18% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.90% 4.13% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2276 2157 1627
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
54977 61879 57818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.46% 52.70% 53.14%
Number of salaries quoted 46773 52797 49726
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £63,125 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +26 2585 £50,000 - 376
London +22 1427 £55,000 -4.34% 209
South East +30 484 £47,500 +5.55% 58
City of London +24 272 £55,000 -10.20% 50
Surrey +82 168 £55,000 +10.00% 12
South West +18 156 £42,500 +13.33% 30
East of England +1 131 £45,000 - 20
Yorkshire +43 121 £42,500 -5.55% 14
West Yorkshire +65 102 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Leeds +64 99 £42,500 -10.52% 11
North West -42 92 £40,000 - 14
West Midlands +25 85 £40,000 - 8
Hampshire -2 82 £50,000 +5.26% 18
Berkshire -8 69 £47,500 -5.94% 8
Oxfordshire +18 67 £45,000 - 8
Bristol +11 65 £45,000 +30.43% 11
East Midlands +46 58 £43,750 +30.59% 9
Manchester -9 56 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Scotland -33 51 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Oxford +20 49 £44,500 -11.00% 3
Gloucestershire +9 49 £45,000 +40.62% 5
Cambridgeshire -16 49 £45,000 - 14
Reading -5 47 £45,000 -18.18% 8
East Sussex -9 45 £40,000 -3.03% 5
Hertfordshire +14 43 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Brighton -6 43 £40,000 -3.03% 4
Birmingham +22 41 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Buckinghamshire +27 40 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Cambridge +6 39 £45,000 - 13
Leatherhead +31 34 £55,000 -8.33% 1

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2741 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2207 (44.55%) Python
3 1954 (39.44%) Linux
4 1851 (37.36%) Java
5 1733 (34.98%) Git (software)
6 1705 (34.42%) TDD
7 1668 (33.67%) JavaScript
8 1411 (28.48%) C#
9 1304 (26.32%) BDD
10 1180 (23.82%) HTML
11 1176 (23.74%) .NET
12 1127 (22.75%) NoSQL
13 1120 (22.61%) Node.js
14 1106 (22.33%) PHP
15 1102 (22.24%) MySQL
15 1102 (22.24%) MVC
16 1095 (22.10%) CSS
17 1073 (21.66%) Puppet
18 1058 (21.36%) DevOps
19 1038 (20.95%) Perl
20 1019 (20.57%) SQL Server
21 994 (20.06%) Ruby on Rails
22 986 (19.90%) SQL
23 906 (18.29%) Opscode Chef
24 827 (16.69%) ASP.NET
24 827 (16.69%) Scrum
25 822 (16.59%) RESTful
26 819 (16.53%) OO
27 799 (16.13%) Open Source
28 759 (15.32%) Jenkins

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1120 (22.61%) Node.js
2 440 (8.88%) Apache
3 313 (6.32%) nginx
4 279 (5.63%) Tomcat
5 210 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
6 196 (3.96%) OpenStack
7 141 (2.85%) IIS
8 111 (2.24%) CMS
9 105 (2.12%) JBoss
10 77 (1.55%) Apache Solr
11 63 (1.27%) Drupal
12 56 (1.13%) Confluence
13 52 (1.05%) Apache Spark
13 52 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
14 43 (0.87%) WebSphere
15 41 (0.83%) WebLogic
16 39 (0.79%) WordPress
17 33 (0.67%) Apache Pig
18 27 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
19 26 (0.52%) GlassFish
Applications
1 73 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 26 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 18 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.18%) MS Office
5 4 (0.081%) Mingle
6 3 (0.061%) SPSS
6 3 (0.061%) CPLEX
7 2 (0.040%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.020%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.020%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.020%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.020%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.020%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.020%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.32%) Magento
3 9 (0.18%) Sophis RISQUE
4 7 (0.14%) Cordys
5 6 (0.12%) Shopify
6 2 (0.040%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.040%) SunGard GMI
6 2 (0.040%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.020%) Odoo
7 1 (0.020%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.020%) Tridion
7 1 (0.020%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 741 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (2.93%) SaaS
3 132 (2.66%) GitHub
4 117 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
5 107 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 85 (1.72%) PaaS
7 80 (1.61%) IaaS
8 69 (1.39%) Heroku
9 67 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
10 66 (1.33%) Amazon S3
11 38 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
12 37 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
13 26 (0.52%) SoftLayer
14 22 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 20 (0.40%) AWS OpsWorks
16 19 (0.38%) Google Analytics
17 16 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
18 14 (0.28%) Sumo Logic
19 13 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
20 12 (0.24%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 313 (6.32%) Internet
2 197 (3.98%) HTTP
3 176 (3.55%) Firewall
4 174 (3.51%) DNS
5 159 (3.21%) TCP/IP
6 90 (1.82%) SAN
7 81 (1.64%) VPN
8 71 (1.43%) WAN
9 68 (1.37%) Network Security
10 63 (1.27%) BGP
10 63 (1.27%) LAN
11 51 (1.03%) iSCSI
12 49 (0.99%) OSPF
13 47 (0.95%) LDAP
14 41 (0.83%) VoIP
14 41 (0.83%) IPsec
15 39 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
15 39 (0.79%) DHCP
16 36 (0.73%) VLAN
17 34 (0.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1127 (22.75%) NoSQL
2 1102 (22.24%) MySQL
3 1019 (20.57%) SQL Server
4 636 (12.84%) MongoDB
5 489 (9.87%) PostgreSQL
6 393 (7.93%) Relational Database
7 281 (5.67%) Redis
8 266 (5.37%) Big Data
9 212 (4.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 184 (3.71%) Hadoop
11 157 (3.17%) RDBMS
12 81 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
13 70 (1.41%) CouchDB
14 68 (1.37%) Oracle Database
15 45 (0.91%) Couchbase
16 40 (0.81%) Apache Hive
17 39 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
18 36 (0.73%) HBase
19 33 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
20 32 (0.65%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1733 (34.98%) Git (software)
2 759 (15.32%) Jenkins
3 539 (10.88%) Cucumber
4 527 (10.64%) Selenium
5 398 (8.03%) Subversion
6 256 (5.17%) RSpec
7 242 (4.88%) WebDriver
8 229 (4.62%) JIRA
9 211 (4.26%) TeamCity
10 201 (4.06%) Maven
11 165 (3.33%) JUnit
12 154 (3.11%) Hudson
13 119 (2.40%) Calabash
14 116 (2.34%) NUnit
15 111 (2.24%) Jasmine
16 105 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
17 88 (1.78%) SpecFlow
18 83 (1.68%) JMeter
19 73 (1.47%) Appium
20 70 (1.41%) Ant
General
1 477 (9.63%) Finance
2 211 (4.26%) Marketing
3 186 (3.75%) Games
4 160 (3.23%) Retail
5 137 (2.77%) Advertising
6 99 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 97 (1.96%) Publishing
8 79 (1.59%) Banking
9 54 (1.09%) Automotive
10 43 (0.87%) Electronics
11 32 (0.65%) Law
12 28 (0.57%) Manufacturing
13 27 (0.55%) Back Office
14 26 (0.52%) Military
15 17 (0.34%) Multimedia
16 12 (0.24%) Legal
17 11 (0.22%) Online Betting
18 10 (0.20%) Billing
19 9 (0.18%) Investment Banking
20 8 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2598 (52.44%) Developer
2 701 (14.15%) .NET Developer
3 482 (9.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 394 (7.95%) Senior Developer
5 308 (6.22%) Administrator
6 303 (6.12%) Software Engineer
7 300 (6.06%) Ruby Developer
8 281 (5.67%) Systems Administrator
9 261 (5.27%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 249 (5.03%) Java Developer
11 214 (4.32%) Web Developer
12 213 (4.30%) Linux Administrator
13 209 (4.22%) Software Developer
14 189 (3.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 152 (3.07%) Architect
16 147 (2.97%) Analyst
17 143 (2.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 143 (2.89%) Tester
18 135 (2.73%) Lead Developer
19 130 (2.62%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1180 (23.82%) HTML
2 1176 (23.74%) .NET
3 1095 (22.10%) CSS
4 994 (20.06%) Ruby on Rails
5 827 (16.69%) ASP.NET
6 822 (16.59%) RESTful
7 725 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 625 (12.62%) ASP.NET Web API
9 618 (12.47%) jQuery
10 612 (12.35%) WCF
11 532 (10.74%) Web Services
12 453 (9.14%) HTML5
13 439 (8.86%) AngularJS
14 392 (7.91%) XML
15 369 (7.45%) .NET Framework
16 322 (6.50%) Entity Framework
17 298 (6.02%) CSS3
18 271 (5.47%) REST
19 259 (5.23%) Backbone.js
20 242 (4.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 799 (16.13%) Open Source
2 397 (8.01%) Computer Science
3 242 (4.88%) User Experience
4 229 (4.62%) Mobile App
5 226 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
6 156 (3.15%) Social Media
7 152 (3.07%) BBC
8 142 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
9 87 (1.76%) Algorithms
9 87 (1.76%) Mathematics
10 81 (1.64%) Visualisation
11 78 (1.57%) Replication
12 56 (1.13%) Clustering
13 54 (1.09%) Management Information System
14 53 (1.07%) Public Cloud
15 49 (0.99%) Blackberry
16 41 (0.83%) Statistics
17 34 (0.69%) Digital Media
17 34 (0.69%) DTV
18 32 (0.65%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1954 (39.44%) Linux
2 638 (12.88%) Windows
3 587 (11.85%) UNIX
4 352 (7.11%) Ubuntu
5 277 (5.59%) CentOS
6 269 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 259 (5.23%) Android
8 241 (4.86%) Apple iOS
9 170 (3.43%) Debian
10 84 (1.70%) Mac OS X
11 62 (1.25%) Solaris
12 42 (0.85%) Windows 7
13 41 (0.83%) Fedora
14 37 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
15 35 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
16 28 (0.57%) CoreOS
16 28 (0.57%) Windows Phone
17 20 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
18 17 (0.34%) SUSE
19 12 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2741 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1705 (34.42%) TDD
3 1304 (26.32%) BDD
4 1102 (22.24%) MVC
5 1058 (21.36%) DevOps
6 827 (16.69%) Scrum
7 819 (16.53%) OO
8 750 (15.14%) Continuous Integration
9 637 (12.86%) Software Engineering
10 623 (12.58%) Web Application Development
11 597 (12.05%) E-Commerce
12 503 (10.15%) Configuration Management
13 365 (7.37%) Test Automation
14 287 (5.79%) Web Development
15 281 (5.67%) Continuous Delivery
16 253 (5.11%) OOP
17 241 (4.86%) Mentoring
18 194 (3.92%) Automated Testing
19 190 (3.84%) Kanban
20 166 (3.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2207 (44.55%) Python
2 1851 (37.36%) Java
3 1668 (33.67%) JavaScript
4 1411 (28.48%) C#
5 1106 (22.33%) PHP
6 1038 (20.95%) Perl
7 986 (19.90%) SQL
8 678 (13.69%) Bash Shell
9 474 (9.57%) C++
10 239 (4.82%) Scala
11 235 (4.74%) C
12 201 (4.06%) PowerShell
13 175 (3.53%) Shell Script
14 169 (3.41%) Groovy
15 136 (2.75%) Go
16 130 (2.62%) VB.NET
17 102 (2.06%) VB
18 89 (1.80%) Clojure
19 76 (1.53%) Objective-C
20 67 (1.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 604 (12.19%) Degree
2 89 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 71 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 68 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (1.21%) ISEB
6 59 (1.19%) ISTQB
7 42 (0.85%) CCNA
8 38 (0.77%) PhD
9 35 (0.71%) DV Cleared
10 29 (0.59%) AWS Certification
11 20 (0.40%) CCNP
12 13 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 11 (0.22%) CCIE
14 10 (0.20%) LPIC
14 10 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 9 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (0.16%) PMI Certification
17 6 (0.12%) RHCE
17 6 (0.12%) CISSP
17 6 (0.12%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 455 (9.18%) QA
2 48 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 27 (0.55%) SLA
4 24 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.44%) FISMA
6 15 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.26%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.081%) MiFID
8 4 (0.081%) EMIR
9 3 (0.061%) JTAG
10 1 (0.020%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.020%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.020%) WCAG
System Software
1 264 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 153 (3.09%) Docker
3 78 (1.57%) Xen
4 71 (1.43%) Varnish
5 69 (1.39%) Active Directory
6 61 (1.23%) KVM
7 55 (1.11%) Hyper-V
8 52 (1.05%) vSphere
9 43 (0.87%) Samba
10 38 (0.77%) Postfix
11 35 (0.71%) XenServer
12 31 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
13 27 (0.55%) iptables
14 26 (0.52%) VirtualBox
15 19 (0.38%) Firmware
15 19 (0.38%) Snort
15 19 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
16 17 (0.34%) LXC
16 17 (0.34%) VMware ESX
17 15 (0.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1073 (21.66%) Puppet
2 906 (18.29%) Opscode Chef
3 333 (6.72%) Nagios
4 299 (6.04%) Ansible
5 180 (3.63%) Salt
6 173 (3.49%) ZABBIX
7 133 (2.68%) Vagrant
8 132 (2.66%) Graphite
9 94 (1.90%) logstash
10 56 (1.13%) Cobbler
11 43 (0.87%) Kibana
12 41 (0.83%) Cacti
13 34 (0.69%) Capistrano
14 31 (0.63%) Ganglia
15 30 (0.61%) collectd
16 29 (0.59%) Munin
16 29 (0.59%) Tivoli
17 21 (0.42%) Opsview
17 21 (0.42%) HAProxy
18 20 (0.40%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 369 (7.45%) VMware
2 331 (6.68%) Oracle
3 307 (6.20%) Red Hat
4 251 (5.07%) Google
5 244 (4.93%) Microsoft
6 219 (4.42%) Facebook
7 128 (2.58%) Cisco
8 124 (2.50%) Apple
9 114 (2.30%) Sony
10 111 (2.24%) Yahoo!
11 80 (1.61%) Rackspace
12 70 (1.41%) Splunk
13 57 (1.15%) Zend
14 54 (1.09%) SaltStack
15 47 (0.95%) New Relic
16 45 (0.91%) HP
17 41 (0.83%) hybris
18 39 (0.79%) IBM
19 32 (0.65%) Twitter
20 29 (0.59%) Juniper
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Flexible working hours
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
UK
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £77,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Gold
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Explore Group
Salary: Bonus, Pension, health insurance
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Explore Group
Salary: Bonus, Pension, health insurance
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Explore Group
Salary: Equity, bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago