The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 90 125
Rank change year-on-year -11 +35  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2739 3001 2721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.07% 3.05% 2.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.48% 5.77% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2407 2703 2317
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 49978 51998 56343
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.06% 52.81% 51.49%
Number of salaries quoted 41844 45052 48044
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Ruby as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in the UK

Ruby
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby.

Salary trend for Ruby in the UK

Ruby
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby 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 27 June 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 -13 2598 £55,000 - 375
London -19 1251 £60,000 - 177
South East +25 473 £46,500 -7.00% 67
North West +13 213 £42,500 +6.25% 39
Yorkshire +24 185 £55,000 +15.78% 30
City of London -28 163 £60,000 - 34
East of England -1 144 £52,500 - 16
Manchester -7 144 £48,750 +14.70% 28
Hampshire +37 129 £55,000 +37.50% 23
South West -7 115 £50,000 +2.04% 16
East Midlands +67 96 £45,000 -5.26% 11
West Yorkshire +1 96 £52,500 +16.66% 19
West Midlands +11 95 £40,000 - 11
Berkshire +13 92 £55,000 - 12
Leeds -3 83 £52,500 +10.52% 18
Scotland +3 72 £40,000 -13.51% 11
Surrey -2 67 £45,000 -14.28% 8
Bristol +4 66 £55,000 - 9
Cambridgeshire +10 65 £57,500 +21.05% 5
Cambridge +24 62 £57,500 +21.05% 5
Hertfordshire +4 62 £52,500 - 9
Oxfordshire +2 58 £47,500 -9.52% 7
South Yorkshire +29 54 £60,000 +17.07% 3
Sheffield +24 52 £60,000 +17.07% 3
Edinburgh +20 51 £38,500 -4.93% 5
Nottinghamshire +29 46 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Nottingham +26 46 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Warwickshire +28 43 £35,000 -26.31% 2
East Sussex +30 38 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Cheshire 0 38 £51,250 +28.12% 4

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 2906 (54.25%) Agile Software Development
2 2685 (50.12%) Python
3 2001 (37.35%) Java
4 1886 (35.21%) Linux
5 1799 (33.58%) TDD
6 1662 (31.02%) C#
7 1660 (30.99%) Git (software)
8 1580 (29.49%) JavaScript
9 1497 (27.94%) BDD
10 1482 (27.66%) DevOps
11 1392 (25.98%) .NET
12 1353 (25.26%) Node.js
13 1300 (24.27%) Amazon AWS
14 1187 (22.16%) MVC
15 1165 (21.75%) RESTful
16 1136 (21.21%) SQL Server
17 1134 (21.17%) Puppet
18 1124 (20.98%) NoSQL
19 1051 (19.62%) ASP.NET
20 1032 (19.26%) Jenkins
21 1003 (18.72%) Opscode Chef
22 1000 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC
23 984 (18.37%) ASP.NET Web API
24 978 (18.26%) Web Application Development
25 957 (17.86%) Ruby on Rails
26 944 (17.62%) Bash Shell
27 906 (16.91%) SQL
28 894 (16.69%) Continuous Integration
29 889 (16.60%) Perl
30 885 (16.52%) HTML

Ruby
Co-occurring 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
1 374 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
2 343 (6.40%) Apache
3 313 (5.84%) OpenStack
4 256 (4.78%) nginx
5 176 (3.29%) Tomcat
6 129 (2.41%) CloudStack
7 109 (2.03%) JBoss
8 87 (1.62%) Apache Spark
8 87 (1.62%) Confluence
9 75 (1.40%) IIS
10 66 (1.23%) CMS
11 65 (1.21%) WebLogic
12 64 (1.19%) WebSphere
13 55 (1.03%) WordPress
14 52 (0.97%) Jetty
15 45 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
16 38 (0.71%) Apache Solr
17 37 (0.69%) Drupal
18 29 (0.54%) Apache Pig
19 20 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 31 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
2 28 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 13 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.11%) Inkscape
4 6 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.093%) GIMP
6 4 (0.075%) Final Cut Pro
6 4 (0.075%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.075%) QuarkXPress
7 2 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.019%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.019%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 106 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (0.37%) Magento
3 8 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.15%) Revive Adserver
4 5 (0.093%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.056%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.056%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.019%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.019%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.019%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1300 (24.27%) Amazon AWS
2 497 (9.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 213 (3.98%) Amazon EC2
4 181 (3.38%) SaaS
5 180 (3.36%) GitHub
6 150 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 127 (2.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 95 (1.77%) Amazon S3
9 93 (1.74%) PaaS
10 77 (1.44%) IaaS
11 62 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
12 58 (1.08%) Heroku
13 44 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
14 41 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
15 38 (0.71%) AWS OpsWorks
16 30 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
16 30 (0.56%) Slack
17 28 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 26 (0.49%) G Suite
19 25 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 213 (3.98%) Internet
2 208 (3.88%) HTTP
3 188 (3.51%) Firewall
4 148 (2.76%) TCP/IP
5 138 (2.58%) DNS
6 76 (1.42%) LDAP
7 67 (1.25%) VPN
8 57 (1.06%) Network Security
9 54 (1.01%) BGP
10 51 (0.95%) SSL
11 42 (0.78%) SMTP
12 40 (0.75%) OSPF
13 39 (0.73%) SSH
14 36 (0.67%) VoIP
14 36 (0.67%) Wireshark
15 34 (0.63%) SNMP
16 32 (0.60%) Kerberos
17 31 (0.58%) tcpdump
17 31 (0.58%) VLAN
18 29 (0.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1136 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 1124 (20.98%) NoSQL
3 681 (12.71%) MySQL
4 548 (10.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 443 (8.27%) MongoDB
6 399 (7.45%) SQL Server 2016
7 355 (6.63%) PostgreSQL
8 290 (5.41%) Relational Database
9 226 (4.22%) Big Data
10 158 (2.95%) Redis
11 137 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 125 (2.33%) Hadoop
13 94 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
14 89 (1.66%) RDBMS
15 63 (1.18%) Blockchain
16 58 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
17 54 (1.01%) MariaDB
18 42 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 34 (0.63%) Apache Hive
19 34 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1660 (30.99%) Git (software)
2 1032 (19.26%) Jenkins
3 575 (10.73%) Selenium
4 522 (9.74%) Cucumber
5 345 (6.44%) TeamCity
6 279 (5.21%) WebDriver
7 268 (5.00%) JIRA
8 223 (4.16%) Subversion
9 212 (3.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 152 (2.84%) Maven
11 140 (2.61%) JUnit
11 140 (2.61%) Vagrant
12 137 (2.56%) JMeter
13 126 (2.35%) Capybara
13 126 (2.35%) RSpec
14 104 (1.94%) Appium
15 100 (1.87%) WATIR
16 94 (1.75%) Calabash
17 84 (1.57%) Hudson
18 69 (1.29%) SoapUI
General
1 604 (11.27%) Finance
2 285 (5.32%) Marketing
3 251 (4.69%) Games
4 206 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 189 (3.53%) Retail
6 164 (3.06%) Advertising
7 157 (2.93%) Banking
8 135 (2.52%) Electronics
9 120 (2.24%) Manufacturing
10 92 (1.72%) Music Industry
11 62 (1.16%) Publishing
12 60 (1.12%) Automotive
13 39 (0.73%) Aerospace
14 36 (0.67%) Legal
15 26 (0.49%) Back Office
16 24 (0.45%) Investment Banking
17 23 (0.43%) Billing
18 14 (0.26%) Spanish Language
19 13 (0.24%) Military
19 13 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2548 (47.56%) Developer
2 951 (17.75%) .NET Developer
3 862 (16.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 408 (7.62%) Ruby Developer
5 312 (5.82%) Java Developer
6 311 (5.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 270 (5.04%) Senior Developer
8 268 (5.00%) Software Developer
9 249 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
10 223 (4.16%) C# Developer
11 216 (4.03%) Junior
12 211 (3.94%) Tester
13 208 (3.88%) Software Engineer
14 199 (3.71%) AWS Engineer
15 188 (3.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 187 (3.49%) Test Engineer
17 186 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
18 179 (3.34%) Analyst
19 178 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 177 (3.30%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1392 (25.98%) .NET
2 1353 (25.26%) Node.js
3 1165 (21.75%) RESTful
4 1051 (19.62%) ASP.NET
5 1000 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 984 (18.37%) ASP.NET Web API
7 957 (17.86%) Ruby on Rails
8 885 (16.52%) HTML
9 880 (16.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 845 (15.77%) WCF
11 782 (14.60%) AngularJS
12 778 (14.52%) CSS
13 626 (11.69%) .NET Framework
14 594 (11.09%) Entity Framework
15 522 (9.74%) Code First Entity Framework
16 434 (8.10%) Web Services
17 376 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 345 (6.44%) KnockoutJS
19 311 (5.81%) HTML5
20 284 (5.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 420 (7.84%) Computer Science
2 271 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
3 264 (4.93%) Greenfield Project
4 195 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 191 (3.57%) User Experience
6 153 (2.86%) Fintech
7 141 (2.63%) Mobile App
8 122 (2.28%) Social Media
9 95 (1.77%) Algorithms
10 93 (1.74%) BBC
11 82 (1.53%) Public Cloud
12 77 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
13 68 (1.27%) Data Centre
14 55 (1.03%) Social Network
15 51 (0.95%) Private Cloud
16 43 (0.80%) Blog
17 41 (0.77%) Digital Media
18 35 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
19 34 (0.63%) Management Information System
20 32 (0.60%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1886 (35.21%) Linux
2 565 (10.55%) Windows
3 521 (9.73%) Unix
4 312 (5.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 210 (3.92%) Apple iOS
6 208 (3.88%) Android
7 193 (3.60%) CentOS
8 180 (3.36%) Ubuntu
9 94 (1.75%) Solaris
10 90 (1.68%) Debian
11 71 (1.33%) Windows Server
12 45 (0.84%) Mac OS X
13 31 (0.58%) Mac OS
14 27 (0.50%) VMS
15 25 (0.47%) AIX
16 24 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
19 16 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
20 12 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2906 (54.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1799 (33.58%) TDD
3 1497 (27.94%) BDD
4 1482 (27.66%) DevOps
5 1187 (22.16%) MVC
6 978 (18.26%) Web Application Development
7 894 (16.69%) Continuous Integration
8 885 (16.52%) Test Automation
9 790 (14.75%) Scrum
10 725 (13.53%) Software Engineering
11 660 (12.32%) OO
12 626 (11.69%) Configuration Management
13 496 (9.26%) Open Source
14 412 (7.69%) Web Development
15 356 (6.65%) E-Commerce
16 342 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
17 324 (6.05%) Kanban
18 317 (5.92%) SDLC
19 289 (5.39%) Microservices
20 270 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2685 (50.12%) Python
2 2001 (37.35%) Java
3 1662 (31.02%) C#
4 1580 (29.49%) JavaScript
5 944 (17.62%) Bash Shell
6 906 (16.91%) SQL
7 889 (16.60%) Perl
8 738 (13.78%) PHP
9 519 (9.69%) C++
10 406 (7.58%) Scala
11 366 (6.83%) Go
12 304 (5.67%) C
13 227 (4.24%) PowerShell
14 213 (3.98%) Shell Script
15 144 (2.69%) F#
16 118 (2.20%) Elixir
17 103 (1.92%) Groovy
18 83 (1.55%) CoffeeScript
19 82 (1.53%) Clojure
20 81 (1.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 546 (10.19%) Degree
2 211 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 179 (3.34%) Security Cleared
4 142 (2.65%) ISTQB
5 119 (2.22%) ISEB
6 57 (1.06%) DV Cleared
7 56 (1.05%) CISSP
8 50 (0.93%) CREST Certified
9 49 (0.91%) SC Cleared
10 39 (0.73%) AWS Certification
11 37 (0.69%) PhD
12 28 (0.52%) PMI Certification
12 28 (0.52%) PMP
13 27 (0.50%) OSCP
13 27 (0.50%) RHCE
14 25 (0.47%) CISA
14 25 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
14 25 (0.47%) RHCSA
15 23 (0.43%) CEH
16 21 (0.39%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 406 (7.58%) QA
2 47 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.39%) GCP
5 12 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 9 (0.17%) COBIT
6 9 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (0.17%) SLA
7 3 (0.056%) DICOM
7 3 (0.056%) HL7
7 3 (0.056%) MISRA
7 3 (0.056%) WCAG
8 2 (0.037%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.037%) JTAG
8 2 (0.037%) PMO
9 1 (0.019%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.019%) GPG13
9 1 (0.019%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.019%) MiFID
9 1 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 719 (13.42%) Docker
2 179 (3.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 160 (2.99%) Xen
4 144 (2.69%) vSphere
5 123 (2.30%) XenServer
6 56 (1.05%) KVM
7 53 (0.99%) NFS
8 51 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
9 38 (0.71%) Hyper-V
10 35 (0.65%) Varnish
11 34 (0.63%) iptables
12 32 (0.60%) etcd
13 31 (0.58%) Active Directory
13 31 (0.58%) flannel
14 17 (0.32%) VirtualBox
15 15 (0.28%) Snort
16 14 (0.26%) HDFS
17 12 (0.22%) vCloud
18 11 (0.21%) Ceph
18 11 (0.21%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1134 (21.17%) Puppet
2 1003 (18.72%) Opscode Chef
3 740 (13.81%) Ansible
4 287 (5.36%) Terraform
5 252 (4.70%) Kubernetes
6 191 (3.57%) Kibana
7 184 (3.43%) Nagios
8 114 (2.13%) Cobbler
9 105 (1.96%) Salt
10 98 (1.83%) Tivoli
11 82 (1.53%) ZABBIX
12 81 (1.51%) Mesos
13 74 (1.38%) Packer
14 73 (1.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 73 (1.36%) WSUS
15 71 (1.33%) HAProxy
16 69 (1.29%) logstash
17 49 (0.91%) Consul
18 48 (0.90%) Graphite
19 40 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 381 (7.11%) Red Hat
2 380 (7.09%) Google
3 324 (6.05%) Oracle
4 292 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 261 (4.87%) VMware
6 188 (3.51%) Facebook
7 117 (2.18%) Splunk
8 116 (2.17%) SAP
9 111 (2.07%) EnterpriseDB
10 105 (1.96%) Apple
11 90 (1.68%) Sony
11 90 (1.68%) Yahoo!
12 89 (1.66%) SaltStack
13 73 (1.36%) New Relic
14 68 (1.27%) HP
15 48 (0.90%) Atlassian
16 42 (0.78%) Rackspace
17 33 (0.62%) Sybase
18 28 (0.52%) Cisco
18 28 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £360 - £380 per day + Benifits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Training + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Empiric
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus (10-15%) + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Training + Qualifications + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Car
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Empiric
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus (10-15%) + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday