Period
to 20 July 2017

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 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 96 130
Rank change year-on-year -4 +34 +18
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 5400 5978 5417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.05% 2.95% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.50% 5.63% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4782 5344 4654
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +8.68%

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 98241 106270 113140
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.48% 52.36% 51.06%
Number of salaries quoted 82116 91868 96303
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in the UK

Ruby
Top 16 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 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -10 5104 £55,000 - 414
UK excluding London +38 2829 £45,000 -3.23% 246
London -18 2458 £62,500 +4.17% 197
South East +43 973 £47,500 -5.00% 66
North of England +32 856 £47,500 +11.76% 74
North West +29 416 £45,000 +12.50% 36
Yorkshire +50 382 £55,000 +22.22% 36
Midlands +49 326 £42,500 - 24
East of England +32 278 £52,500 - 31
South West -9 216 £47,500 -5.00% 20
West Midlands +7 179 £40,000 - 16
Scotland +36 162 £45,000 -5.26% 25
East Midlands +72 148 £42,500 -5.56% 8
North East +6 59 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Wales +7 24 £42,000 -1.18% 5
Northern Ireland -13 2 £40,000 -33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 2887 (53.46%) Agile Software Development
2 2735 (50.65%) Python
3 2052 (38.00%) Java
4 1896 (35.11%) Linux
5 1790 (33.15%) TDD
6 1674 (31.00%) Git (software)
7 1637 (30.31%) C#
8 1592 (29.48%) JavaScript
9 1507 (27.91%) DevOps
10 1476 (27.33%) BDD
11 1361 (25.20%) .NET
12 1341 (24.83%) Node.js
13 1336 (24.74%) Amazon AWS
14 1172 (21.70%) MVC
15 1148 (21.26%) Puppet
16 1135 (21.02%) NoSQL
17 1133 (20.98%) RESTful
18 1122 (20.78%) SQL Server
19 1083 (20.06%) Jenkins
20 1021 (18.91%) ASP.NET
21 1007 (18.65%) Opscode Chef
22 979 (18.13%) Ruby on Rails
23 973 (18.02%) ASP.NET MVC
24 967 (17.91%) ASP.NET Web API
25 965 (17.87%) Bash Shell
26 956 (17.70%) Web Application Development
27 953 (17.65%) SQL
28 902 (16.70%) Test Automation
29 899 (16.65%) HTML
30 897 (16.61%) Continuous Integration

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
1 368 (6.81%) Elasticsearch
2 358 (6.63%) Apache
3 315 (5.83%) OpenStack
4 268 (4.96%) nginx
5 186 (3.44%) Tomcat
6 120 (2.22%) CloudStack
7 108 (2.00%) Confluence
8 99 (1.83%) JBoss
9 96 (1.78%) Apache Spark
10 84 (1.56%) IIS
11 60 (1.11%) CMS
12 58 (1.07%) WordPress
13 56 (1.04%) Jetty
13 56 (1.04%) WebLogic
14 54 (1.00%) WebSphere
15 44 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
16 40 (0.74%) Apache Solr
17 37 (0.69%) Drupal
18 20 (0.37%) Apache Pig
19 19 (0.35%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 36 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 31 (0.57%) Photoshop
3 15 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.11%) Inkscape
5 5 (0.093%) GIMP
5 5 (0.093%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.056%) Final Cut Pro
6 3 (0.056%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.056%) QuarkXPress
7 2 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.019%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.019%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 21 (0.39%) Magento
2 12 (0.22%) Revive Adserver
3 10 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.074%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.019%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.019%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.019%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.019%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1336 (24.74%) Amazon AWS
2 512 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 212 (3.93%) Amazon EC2
4 200 (3.70%) SaaS
5 193 (3.57%) GitHub
6 149 (2.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 146 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 103 (1.91%) PaaS
9 102 (1.89%) Amazon S3
10 88 (1.63%) IaaS
11 64 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
12 47 (0.87%) Heroku
13 45 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
14 37 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
15 36 (0.67%) AWS OpsWorks
16 33 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 30 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
18 28 (0.52%) Slack
19 26 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 25 (0.46%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 223 (4.13%) Internet
2 222 (4.11%) HTTP
3 186 (3.44%) Firewall
4 163 (3.02%) DNS
5 154 (2.85%) TCP/IP
6 79 (1.46%) VPN
7 78 (1.44%) LDAP
8 67 (1.24%) SSL
9 63 (1.17%) BGP
10 60 (1.11%) Network Security
11 50 (0.93%) SMTP
12 49 (0.91%) OSPF
13 38 (0.70%) Wireshark
14 37 (0.69%) VoIP
15 36 (0.67%) VLAN
16 34 (0.63%) Junos
16 34 (0.63%) SNMP
16 34 (0.63%) tcpdump
17 32 (0.59%) SSH
18 31 (0.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1135 (21.02%) NoSQL
2 1122 (20.78%) SQL Server
3 671 (12.43%) MySQL
4 464 (8.59%) SQL Server 2016
5 461 (8.54%) SQL Server 2014
6 420 (7.78%) MongoDB
7 352 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
8 291 (5.39%) Relational Database
9 216 (4.00%) Big Data
10 168 (3.11%) Redis
11 151 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
12 133 (2.46%) Hadoop
13 94 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
14 76 (1.41%) RDBMS
15 69 (1.28%) Blockchain
16 58 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
17 52 (0.96%) MariaDB
18 39 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 36 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 36 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1674 (31.00%) Git (software)
2 1083 (20.06%) Jenkins
3 575 (10.65%) Selenium
4 537 (9.94%) Cucumber
5 347 (6.43%) TeamCity
6 295 (5.46%) JIRA
7 281 (5.20%) WebDriver
8 227 (4.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 211 (3.91%) Subversion
10 163 (3.02%) Maven
11 159 (2.94%) JUnit
12 146 (2.70%) JMeter
12 146 (2.70%) Vagrant
13 136 (2.52%) RSpec
14 129 (2.39%) Capybara
15 114 (2.11%) Appium
16 111 (2.06%) Calabash
17 107 (1.98%) WATIR
18 80 (1.48%) Bitbucket
19 76 (1.41%) SoapUI
General
1 614 (11.37%) Finance
2 308 (5.70%) Marketing
3 243 (4.50%) Games
4 236 (4.37%) Telecoms
5 182 (3.37%) Retail
6 176 (3.26%) Advertising
7 160 (2.96%) Electronics
8 145 (2.69%) Banking
9 138 (2.56%) Manufacturing
10 91 (1.69%) Music Industry
11 66 (1.22%) Automotive
12 49 (0.91%) Publishing
13 43 (0.80%) Aerospace
14 31 (0.57%) Back Office
15 28 (0.52%) Legal
16 25 (0.46%) Billing
17 23 (0.43%) Investment Banking
18 18 (0.33%) Online Betting
19 15 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
20 14 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2525 (46.76%) Developer
2 913 (16.91%) .NET Developer
3 860 (15.93%) DevOps Engineer
4 389 (7.20%) Ruby Developer
5 318 (5.89%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 305 (5.65%) Java Developer
7 269 (4.98%) Senior Developer
8 268 (4.96%) Linux Engineer
9 253 (4.69%) Software Developer
10 210 (3.89%) Tester
11 207 (3.83%) Junior
12 205 (3.80%) C# Developer
13 198 (3.67%) AWS Engineer
13 198 (3.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 196 (3.63%) Software Engineer
15 186 (3.44%) Test Engineer
16 185 (3.43%) Analyst
17 173 (3.20%) AWS DevOps
18 171 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
18 171 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1361 (25.20%) .NET
2 1341 (24.83%) Node.js
3 1133 (20.98%) RESTful
4 1021 (18.91%) ASP.NET
5 979 (18.13%) Ruby on Rails
6 973 (18.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 967 (17.91%) ASP.NET Web API
8 899 (16.65%) HTML
9 859 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 825 (15.28%) WCF
11 806 (14.93%) CSS
12 785 (14.54%) AngularJS
13 598 (11.07%) .NET Framework
14 575 (10.65%) Entity Framework
15 506 (9.37%) Code First Entity Framework
16 441 (8.17%) Web Services
17 368 (6.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 332 (6.15%) KnockoutJS
19 320 (5.93%) HTML5
20 296 (5.48%) React
Miscellaneous
1 429 (7.94%) Computer Science
2 265 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
3 264 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
4 205 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 200 (3.70%) User Experience
6 163 (3.02%) Fintech
7 150 (2.78%) Mobile App
8 118 (2.19%) Social Media
9 107 (1.98%) Algorithms
10 91 (1.69%) Public Cloud
11 89 (1.65%) BBC
12 78 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
13 60 (1.11%) Data Centre
14 53 (0.98%) Private Cloud
15 50 (0.93%) Blog
16 47 (0.87%) Social Network
17 44 (0.81%) Digital Media
18 43 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
19 37 (0.69%) Client/Server
19 37 (0.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1896 (35.11%) Linux
2 574 (10.63%) Windows
3 514 (9.52%) Unix
4 318 (5.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 220 (4.07%) CentOS
6 217 (4.02%) Apple iOS
7 214 (3.96%) Android
8 183 (3.39%) Ubuntu
9 100 (1.85%) Solaris
10 92 (1.70%) Debian
11 72 (1.33%) Windows Server
12 54 (1.00%) Mac OS X
13 29 (0.54%) Mac OS
14 26 (0.48%) VMS
15 25 (0.46%) AIX
16 24 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
18 19 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
19 16 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
20 13 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2887 (53.46%) Agile Software Development
2 1790 (33.15%) TDD
3 1507 (27.91%) DevOps
4 1476 (27.33%) BDD
5 1172 (21.70%) MVC
6 956 (17.70%) Web Application Development
7 902 (16.70%) Test Automation
8 897 (16.61%) Continuous Integration
9 770 (14.26%) Scrum
10 706 (13.07%) Software Engineering
11 643 (11.91%) Configuration Management
11 643 (11.91%) OO
12 519 (9.61%) Open Source
13 413 (7.65%) Web Development
14 368 (6.81%) Continuous Delivery
15 351 (6.50%) E-Commerce
16 325 (6.02%) Kanban
17 314 (5.81%) SDLC
18 291 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
19 281 (5.20%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2735 (50.65%) Python
2 2052 (38.00%) Java
3 1637 (30.31%) C#
4 1592 (29.48%) JavaScript
5 965 (17.87%) Bash Shell
6 953 (17.65%) SQL
7 876 (16.22%) Perl
8 741 (13.72%) PHP
9 519 (9.61%) C++
10 405 (7.50%) Scala
11 394 (7.30%) Go
12 302 (5.59%) C
13 238 (4.41%) PowerShell
14 211 (3.91%) Shell Script
15 138 (2.56%) F#
16 124 (2.30%) Elixir
17 99 (1.83%) Groovy
18 83 (1.54%) Clojure
18 83 (1.54%) CoffeeScript
19 79 (1.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 538 (9.96%) Degree
2 221 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 177 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 130 (2.41%) ISTQB
5 111 (2.06%) ISEB
6 56 (1.04%) SC Cleared
7 52 (0.96%) CISSP
8 50 (0.93%) DV Cleared
9 48 (0.89%) CREST Certified
10 40 (0.74%) PhD
11 37 (0.69%) AWS Certification
12 30 (0.56%) PMI Certification
12 30 (0.56%) PMP
13 26 (0.48%) OSCP
13 26 (0.48%) RHCE
14 23 (0.43%) CISA
14 23 (0.43%) RHCSA
15 22 (0.41%) Master's Degree
16 21 (0.39%) CEH
17 19 (0.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 423 (7.83%) QA
2 46 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 44 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (0.50%) 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
7 8 (0.15%) SLA
8 5 (0.093%) WCAG
9 3 (0.056%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.056%) DICOM
9 3 (0.056%) HL7
9 3 (0.056%) MISRA
9 3 (0.056%) PMO
10 2 (0.037%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.037%) JTAG
10 2 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.037%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.019%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.019%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 757 (14.02%) Docker
2 185 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 154 (2.85%) Xen
4 136 (2.52%) vSphere
5 115 (2.13%) XenServer
6 62 (1.15%) KVM
7 58 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
8 57 (1.06%) NFS
9 39 (0.72%) Varnish
10 38 (0.70%) Hyper-V
11 36 (0.67%) iptables
12 32 (0.59%) Active Directory
12 32 (0.59%) etcd
13 31 (0.57%) flannel
14 13 (0.24%) VirtualBox
15 12 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 12 (0.22%) Snort
16 11 (0.20%) Ceph
16 11 (0.20%) PowerHA
16 11 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1148 (21.26%) Puppet
2 1007 (18.65%) Opscode Chef
3 759 (14.06%) Ansible
4 299 (5.54%) Terraform
5 265 (4.91%) Kubernetes
6 189 (3.50%) Kibana
7 187 (3.46%) Nagios
8 114 (2.11%) Salt
9 108 (2.00%) Cobbler
10 93 (1.72%) Tivoli
11 88 (1.63%) ZABBIX
12 87 (1.61%) Packer
13 78 (1.44%) HAProxy
14 71 (1.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 71 (1.31%) WSUS
15 69 (1.28%) Mesos
16 67 (1.24%) logstash
17 48 (0.89%) Grafana
18 44 (0.81%) Graphite
19 43 (0.80%) Consul
Vendors
1 404 (7.48%) Red Hat
2 377 (6.98%) Google
3 311 (5.76%) Microsoft
4 309 (5.72%) Oracle
5 264 (4.89%) VMware
6 188 (3.48%) Facebook
7 138 (2.56%) SAP
8 123 (2.28%) Splunk
9 105 (1.94%) SaltStack
10 103 (1.91%) EnterpriseDB
11 97 (1.80%) Apple
12 86 (1.59%) Sony
12 86 (1.59%) Yahoo!
13 79 (1.46%) New Relic
14 66 (1.22%) HP
15 60 (1.11%) Atlassian
16 50 (0.93%) Rackspace
17 34 (0.63%) Cisco
18 30 (0.56%) TIBCO
19 28 (0.52%) Zend
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Up to £50K + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Innodigital
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Attractive + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Empiric
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
North London
Source Coders
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Attractive + benefits + potential equity!
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
Source Coders
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum Equity + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Worcestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Attractive + benefits + equity
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Empiric
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago