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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 124 157 168
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +11
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2589 1952 2027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.30% 1.82% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 3.43% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2096 1693 1830
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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
56963 56968 62310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.61% 53.06% 53.53%
Number of salaries quoted 47778 49109 54496
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +30 2448 £50,000 - 329
London +28 1486 £55,000 - 189
South East +86 378 £42,500 +6.25% 40
City of London +33 276 £53,500 -2.72% 63
South West +51 150 £41,000 +9.33% 18
East of England +62 140 £40,000 -5.88% 24
Hampshire +59 105 £45,000 +45.63% 4
North West -50 89 £40,000 +3.89% 18
Scotland +36 82 £40,000 - 10
Yorkshire -27 80 £40,000 +6.66% 23
Cambridgeshire +25 69 £38,000 -15.55% 19
Surrey +22 66 £47,500 +35.71% 7
Portsmouth +21 63 - - 2
East Midlands +28 58 £37,500 - 3
Cambridge +11 58 £37,500 -16.66% 16
Bristol +19 57 £60,000 +50.00% 5
Berkshire +13 55 £40,000 -27.27% 13
Brighton -4 53 £39,000 -2.50% 2
East Sussex -13 53 £39,000 -2.50% 2
West Yorkshire -17 48 £42,500 +13.33% 15
Manchester -67 48 £40,000 +3.89% 12
Leeds 0 47 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Gloucestershire +26 40 £41,650 +33.28% 8
Edinburgh -2 39 £40,000 - 7
Wales +35 36 £37,500 +8.69% 3
North East +16 35 £35,000 -6.66% 16
Reading +15 35 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Tyne and Wear +17 34 £35,000 -6.66% 16
Glasgow +11 34 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Hertfordshire +6 33 £65,000 +100.00% 8

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2791 (52.71%) Agile Software Development
2 2489 (47.01%) Python
3 2083 (39.34%) Java
4 2073 (39.15%) Linux
5 1956 (36.94%) JavaScript
6 1730 (32.67%) TDD
7 1575 (29.75%) Git (software)
8 1537 (29.03%) C#
9 1438 (27.16%) HTML
10 1418 (26.78%) BDD
11 1353 (25.55%) PHP
12 1302 (24.59%) CSS
13 1282 (24.21%) Perl
14 1158 (21.87%) MySQL
15 1137 (21.47%) Ruby on Rails
16 1114 (21.04%) MVC
17 1108 (20.93%) .NET
18 1090 (20.59%) OO
19 1073 (20.26%) Open Source
20 1042 (19.68%) Puppet
21 958 (18.09%) SQL
22 943 (17.81%) Node.js
22 943 (17.81%) DevOps
23 929 (17.54%) SQL Server
24 889 (16.79%) Scrum
25 888 (16.77%) NoSQL
26 859 (16.22%) E-Commerce
27 840 (15.86%) jQuery
28 830 (15.68%) Opscode Chef
29 816 (15.41%) Continuous Integration

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 943 (17.81%) Node.js
2 614 (11.60%) Apache
3 368 (6.95%) Tomcat
4 343 (6.48%) nginx
5 263 (4.97%) IIS
6 165 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
7 139 (2.63%) CMS
8 136 (2.57%) Confluence
9 120 (2.27%) OpenStack
10 100 (1.89%) WordPress
11 92 (1.74%) Apache Solr
12 78 (1.47%) WebLogic
13 77 (1.45%) Drupal
14 50 (0.94%) WebSphere
15 44 (0.83%) Jetty
16 38 (0.72%) MS Exchange
17 32 (0.60%) CloudStack
18 28 (0.53%) NServiceBus
19 26 (0.49%) Apache Pig
20 24 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 193 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 26 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 23 (0.43%) MS Office
4 16 (0.30%) SPSS
5 14 (0.26%) CPLEX
6 12 (0.23%) Mingle
7 10 (0.19%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.076%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.038%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.019%) MS Project
12 1 (0.019%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 62 (1.17%) Magento
2 40 (0.76%) Shopify
3 26 (0.49%) Google Analytics
4 17 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.15%) Optimost
5 8 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
5 8 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.076%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.057%) Summit
8 2 (0.038%) SiteCatalyst
8 2 (0.038%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.019%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.019%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 483 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
2 190 (3.59%) GitHub
3 173 (3.27%) SaaS
4 139 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
5 96 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
6 85 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
7 63 (1.19%) IaaS
8 48 (0.91%) PaaS
8 48 (0.91%) Amazon S3
9 42 (0.79%) Joyent
10 30 (0.57%) Heroku
11 27 (0.51%) Rackspace Cloud
12 11 (0.21%) CloudFront
13 10 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
14 9 (0.17%) Office 365
15 6 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.11%) Route 53
15 6 (0.11%) Google Apps
16 5 (0.094%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 5 (0.094%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 376 (7.10%) Internet
2 324 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 257 (4.85%) HTTP
4 188 (3.55%) DNS
5 170 (3.21%) Firewall
6 119 (2.25%) SAN
7 82 (1.55%) IPv4
8 75 (1.42%) SSL
9 74 (1.40%) LDAP
10 70 (1.32%) DHCP
11 60 (1.13%) NAS
12 59 (1.11%) SNMP
13 54 (1.02%) SSH
14 52 (0.98%) IPv6
15 47 (0.89%) VPN
16 45 (0.85%) BIG-IP
17 38 (0.72%) Network Security
18 37 (0.70%) VLAN
19 35 (0.66%) NetScaler
20 33 (0.62%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1158 (21.87%) MySQL
2 929 (17.54%) SQL Server
3 888 (16.77%) NoSQL
4 547 (10.33%) MongoDB
5 485 (9.16%) PostgreSQL
6 348 (6.57%) Relational Database
7 345 (6.52%) Redis
8 294 (5.55%) Big Data
9 244 (4.61%) Hadoop
10 192 (3.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 172 (3.25%) RDBMS
12 139 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
13 114 (2.15%) RavenDB
14 65 (1.23%) CouchDB
15 59 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 43 (0.81%) MariaDB
17 41 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
18 40 (0.76%) DB2
19 39 (0.74%) HBase
19 39 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1575 (29.75%) Git (software)
2 791 (14.94%) Cucumber
3 601 (11.35%) Jenkins
4 566 (10.69%) Selenium
5 370 (6.99%) Subversion
6 339 (6.40%) JIRA
7 325 (6.14%) WebDriver
8 319 (6.02%) TeamCity
9 241 (4.55%) WATIR
10 239 (4.51%) NUnit
11 224 (4.23%) Hudson
12 197 (3.72%) Rhino Mocks
13 188 (3.55%) Jasmine
13 188 (3.55%) RSpec
14 175 (3.31%) SpecFlow
15 159 (3.00%) Maven
16 143 (2.70%) Moq
17 131 (2.47%) ReSharper
18 109 (2.06%) CruiseControl
19 100 (1.89%) NCrunch
General
1 614 (11.60%) Finance
2 305 (5.76%) Retail
3 249 (4.70%) Games
4 242 (4.57%) Marketing
5 214 (4.04%) Advertising
6 160 (3.02%) Banking
7 142 (2.68%) Publishing
8 129 (2.44%) Telecoms
9 97 (1.83%) Back Office
10 61 (1.15%) Law
11 49 (0.93%) Investment Banking
12 40 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 27 (0.51%) Automotive
14 26 (0.49%) Electronics
14 26 (0.49%) Front Office
15 20 (0.38%) Manufacturing
16 16 (0.30%) Legal
17 15 (0.28%) Multimedia
18 14 (0.26%) Music Industry
19 13 (0.25%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2603 (49.16%) Developer
2 577 (10.90%) .NET Developer
3 460 (8.69%) Administrator
4 417 (7.88%) Senior Developer
5 402 (7.59%) Systems Administrator
6 323 (6.10%) Linux Administrator
6 323 (6.10%) DevOps Engineer
7 289 (5.46%) Web Developer
8 287 (5.42%) Ruby Developer
9 256 (4.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 239 (4.51%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 232 (4.38%) Software Engineer
12 231 (4.36%) Software Developer
13 229 (4.32%) Java Developer
14 226 (4.27%) Tester
15 212 (4.00%) Test Engineer
16 170 (3.21%) Analyst
17 159 (3.00%) Linux Engineer
18 154 (2.91%) PHP Developer
19 151 (2.85%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1438 (27.16%) HTML
2 1302 (24.59%) CSS
3 1137 (21.47%) Ruby on Rails
4 1108 (20.93%) .NET
5 840 (15.86%) jQuery
6 816 (15.41%) ASP.NET
7 743 (14.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 728 (13.75%) RESTful
9 681 (12.86%) Web Services
10 636 (12.01%) HTML5
11 494 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 409 (7.72%) AngularJS
13 398 (7.52%) CSS3
14 393 (7.42%) WCF
15 369 (6.97%) REST
16 356 (6.72%) XML
17 333 (6.29%) LAMP
18 314 (5.93%) Backbone.js
19 257 (4.85%) .NET Framework
20 235 (4.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1073 (20.26%) Open Source
2 562 (10.61%) Computer Science
3 308 (5.82%) User Experience
4 270 (5.10%) Mobile App
5 168 (3.17%) Social Media
6 146 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
7 133 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
8 131 (2.47%) BBC
9 129 (2.44%) Algorithms
10 114 (2.15%) Clustering
11 105 (1.98%) Digital Media
12 94 (1.78%) Blog
13 77 (1.45%) Mathematics
14 67 (1.27%) Data Structures
15 59 (1.11%) Statistics
15 59 (1.11%) Visualisation
16 39 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 37 (0.70%) Management Information System
18 36 (0.68%) Blackberry
19 34 (0.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2073 (39.15%) Linux
2 747 (14.11%) Windows
3 593 (11.20%) UNIX
4 404 (7.63%) Ubuntu
5 333 (6.29%) Android
6 314 (5.93%) Apple iOS
7 308 (5.82%) CentOS
8 301 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 210 (3.97%) Debian
10 187 (3.53%) Solaris
11 67 (1.27%) Mac OS X
12 55 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
13 52 (0.98%) Fedora
14 51 (0.96%) SUSE
15 30 (0.57%) AIX
16 27 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
17 24 (0.45%) Windows 7
18 19 (0.36%) Mac OS
19 18 (0.34%) Windows Phone
19 18 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2791 (52.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1730 (32.67%) TDD
3 1418 (26.78%) BDD
4 1114 (21.04%) MVC
5 1090 (20.59%) OO
6 943 (17.81%) DevOps
7 889 (16.79%) Scrum
8 859 (16.22%) E-Commerce
9 816 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
10 672 (12.69%) Software Engineering
11 438 (8.27%) Web Application Development
12 353 (6.67%) Configuration Management
13 321 (6.06%) Web Development
14 296 (5.59%) Pair Programming
15 277 (5.23%) OOP
16 274 (5.17%) Automated Testing
17 260 (4.91%) OOD
18 251 (4.74%) Mentoring
19 249 (4.70%) Test Automation
20 237 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2489 (47.01%) Python
2 2083 (39.34%) Java
3 1956 (36.94%) JavaScript
4 1537 (29.03%) C#
5 1353 (25.55%) PHP
6 1282 (24.21%) Perl
7 958 (18.09%) SQL
8 737 (13.92%) Bash Shell
9 564 (10.65%) C++
10 311 (5.87%) C
11 241 (4.55%) Scala
12 184 (3.47%) PowerShell
13 171 (3.23%) Shell Script
14 160 (3.02%) Groovy
15 147 (2.78%) VB.NET
16 120 (2.27%) Clojure
17 91 (1.72%) Objective-C
18 89 (1.68%) F#
19 73 (1.38%) VB
20 72 (1.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 733 (13.84%) Degree
2 79 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 75 (1.42%) ISTQB
4 58 (1.10%) ISEB
5 55 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 51 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
7 46 (0.87%) CISSP
8 39 (0.74%) CCNA
9 33 (0.62%) PhD
10 27 (0.51%) CEH
11 20 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 19 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (0.36%) RHCE
13 17 (0.32%) LPIC
13 17 (0.32%) Linux+ Certification
14 16 (0.30%) CCNP
15 14 (0.26%) Postgraduate
16 12 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.23%) MCSD
16 12 (0.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 625 (11.80%) QA
2 56 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 43 (0.81%) SLA
4 33 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.19%) HIPAA
6 9 (0.17%) JTAG
7 4 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.057%) WCAG
8 3 (0.057%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.038%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.038%) WAI
10 1 (0.019%) Section 508
System Software
1 299 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 176 (3.32%) KVM
3 150 (2.83%) Xen
4 84 (1.59%) Varnish
5 70 (1.32%) Snort
6 67 (1.27%) NFS
7 53 (1.00%) Active Directory
8 47 (0.89%) vSphere
9 45 (0.85%) Hyper-V
10 40 (0.76%) Docker
11 39 (0.74%) XenServer
12 23 (0.43%) Postfix
13 20 (0.38%) VMware ESX
14 18 (0.34%) Sendmail
15 17 (0.32%) Nmap
16 16 (0.30%) Samba
17 14 (0.26%) VirtualBox
18 13 (0.25%) Ceph
19 11 (0.21%) Squid
19 11 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1042 (19.68%) Puppet
2 830 (15.68%) Opscode Chef
3 416 (7.86%) Nagios
4 175 (3.31%) ZABBIX
5 162 (3.06%) Ansible
6 138 (2.61%) Salt
7 105 (1.98%) Vagrant
8 89 (1.68%) Cacti
9 77 (1.45%) logstash
10 74 (1.40%) Capistrano
11 68 (1.28%) CFEngine
12 51 (0.96%) Ganglia
13 50 (0.94%) HAProxy
14 48 (0.91%) Zenoss
15 41 (0.77%) SCOM
16 38 (0.72%) Opsview
17 28 (0.53%) collectd
18 25 (0.47%) Munin
19 22 (0.42%) StatsD
20 19 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 433 (8.18%) Red Hat
2 397 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 380 (7.18%) VMware
4 313 (5.91%) Oracle
5 246 (4.65%) Facebook
6 198 (3.74%) Google
7 176 (3.32%) JBoss
8 147 (2.78%) Sony
9 128 (2.42%) Apple
10 113 (2.13%) Endeca
11 110 (2.08%) Cisco
12 107 (2.02%) Yahoo!
13 100 (1.89%) RedPrairie
14 95 (1.79%) Rackspace
14 95 (1.79%) Zend
15 73 (1.38%) HP
16 71 (1.34%) Citrix
17 62 (1.17%) Twitter
18 60 (1.13%) SaltStack
19 59 (1.11%) F5
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 to £85000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Cloudreach
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ShareForce Staffing Solutions Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum £45k to £65k + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago