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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 111 136
Rank change year-on-year +24 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2659 2899 2412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.12% 2.79% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.71% 5.41% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2350 2571 2035
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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 46571 53598 54648
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.65% 51.55% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39619 46209 46462
Median salary £47,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.29% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +20 2524 £52,500 - 387
London +2 1227 £60,000 +4.34% 203
South East +37 462 £45,000 -10.00% 58
North West +24 223 £42,500 - 31
Yorkshire +54 190 £55,000 +22.22% 31
Manchester +14 165 £44,000 -7.36% 23
Hampshire +30 142 £45,000 - 16
City of London -25 135 £65,000 +18.18% 48
East of England +43 128 £45,000 -5.26% 25
West Yorkshire +31 119 £51,250 +13.88% 20
South West -8 106 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Leeds +39 95 £55,000 +22.22% 18
Scotland +51 88 £45,000 -6.25% 18
West Midlands +18 82 £42,500 - 11
Edinburgh +52 69 £47,500 -2.56% 14
East Midlands +22 66 £42,500 - 9
Oxfordshire +2 64 £50,000 - 10
Surrey +16 60 £50,000 -4.76% 13
Cambridgeshire +55 59 £52,500 +16.66% 10
Cambridge +51 55 £55,000 +22.22% 8
South Yorkshire +33 52 £57,500 +21.05% 6
Kent +51 51 £46,250 +77.88% 1
Berkshire -13 51 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Hertfordshire +14 49 £52,500 +5.00% 7
Oxford +1 47 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Sheffield +29 43 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Bristol +3 39 £43,000 -28.33% 3
Farnborough +26 38 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Buckinghamshire +21 38 £47,500 - 6
North East +17 38 £38,750 - 5

Ruby
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 2832 (53.90%) Agile Software Development
2 2669 (50.80%) Python
3 1952 (37.15%) Linux
4 1883 (35.84%) Java
5 1700 (32.36%) TDD
6 1624 (30.91%) Git (software)
7 1590 (30.26%) C#
8 1551 (29.52%) JavaScript
9 1482 (28.21%) DevOps
10 1393 (26.51%) BDD
11 1354 (25.77%) .NET
12 1299 (24.72%) Node.js
13 1223 (23.28%) Amazon AWS
14 1213 (23.09%) Puppet
15 1110 (21.13%) MVC
16 1077 (20.50%) RESTful
17 1059 (20.16%) NoSQL
18 1055 (20.08%) Opscode Chef
19 1042 (19.83%) SQL Server
20 1030 (19.60%) Ruby on Rails
21 1024 (19.49%) Jenkins
22 964 (18.35%) ASP.NET
23 944 (17.97%) Perl
24 941 (17.91%) ASP.NET MVC
25 918 (17.47%) Bash Shell
26 909 (17.30%) ASP.NET Web API
27 899 (17.11%) Web Application Development
28 894 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
29 871 (16.58%) HTML
30 861 (16.39%) Scrum

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
1 422 (8.03%) Elasticsearch
2 323 (6.15%) OpenStack
3 322 (6.13%) Apache
4 208 (3.96%) nginx
5 173 (3.29%) Tomcat
6 130 (2.47%) CloudStack
7 121 (2.30%) JBoss
8 112 (2.13%) Apache Spark
9 101 (1.92%) WebSphere
10 98 (1.87%) WebLogic
11 95 (1.81%) IIS
12 84 (1.60%) CMS
13 80 (1.52%) Confluence
14 65 (1.24%) Apache Pig
15 56 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
16 45 (0.86%) WordPress
17 42 (0.80%) Jetty
18 32 (0.61%) Umbraco
19 31 (0.59%) Drupal
20 30 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 87 (1.66%) MS Excel
2 34 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.17%) MS Office
4 6 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.076%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.076%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.076%) QuarkXPress
5 4 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.038%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.038%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.019%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.019%) Blender
8 1 (0.019%) InDesign
8 1 (0.019%) InVision
8 1 (0.019%) Maple
8 1 (0.019%) Mingle
8 1 (0.019%) Pixelapse
8 1 (0.019%) Simulink
8 1 (0.019%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (0.36%) Magento
3 9 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.15%) Radian6
5 5 (0.095%) SAP Business One
6 4 (0.076%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.076%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.076%) SAP Hybris
7 3 (0.057%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.038%) CSG Singleview
8 2 (0.038%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 2 (0.038%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.019%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.019%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.019%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.019%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1223 (23.28%) Amazon AWS
2 447 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 182 (3.46%) SaaS
4 170 (3.24%) Amazon EC2
5 166 (3.16%) GitHub
6 132 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 120 (2.28%) Heroku
8 97 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
9 73 (1.39%) PaaS
10 67 (1.28%) Amazon S3
11 56 (1.07%) IaaS
12 45 (0.86%) Slack
13 43 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
13 43 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
14 38 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
15 35 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 33 (0.63%) Sumo Logic
17 32 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
17 32 (0.61%) Office 365
18 31 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 179 (3.41%) HTTP
2 171 (3.25%) Firewall
3 160 (3.05%) Internet
4 120 (2.28%) DNS
5 112 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 73 (1.39%) LDAP
7 54 (1.03%) Network Security
8 53 (1.01%) VPN
9 45 (0.86%) SAN
10 38 (0.72%) Kerberos
10 38 (0.72%) SSL
11 35 (0.67%) SSH
12 29 (0.55%) SMTP
13 26 (0.49%) NAS
13 26 (0.49%) SNMP
14 24 (0.46%) HTTPS
14 24 (0.46%) Wireless
15 22 (0.42%) BGP
16 17 (0.32%) Wireless Security
17 16 (0.30%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1059 (20.16%) NoSQL
2 1042 (19.83%) SQL Server
3 728 (13.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 678 (12.90%) MySQL
5 493 (9.38%) MongoDB
6 322 (6.13%) PostgreSQL
7 304 (5.79%) Relational Database
8 264 (5.02%) Big Data
9 190 (3.62%) Hadoop
10 181 (3.44%) Redis
11 146 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
12 106 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
13 104 (1.98%) RDBMS
14 85 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
15 71 (1.35%) Apache Hive
16 43 (0.82%) HBase
17 40 (0.76%) MariaDB
18 39 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 39 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
19 30 (0.57%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1624 (30.91%) Git (software)
2 1024 (19.49%) Jenkins
3 536 (10.20%) Selenium
4 465 (8.85%) Cucumber
5 329 (6.26%) TeamCity
6 273 (5.20%) JIRA
7 236 (4.49%) WebDriver
8 229 (4.36%) Subversion
9 212 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 178 (3.39%) Vagrant
11 131 (2.49%) JMeter
12 127 (2.42%) Maven
13 126 (2.40%) JUnit
14 124 (2.36%) RSpec
15 109 (2.07%) Hudson
16 106 (2.02%) Capybara
17 96 (1.83%) WATIR
18 90 (1.71%) Appium
19 73 (1.39%) git-flow
20 72 (1.37%) SoapUI
General
1 577 (10.98%) Finance
2 245 (4.66%) Games
3 205 (3.90%) Marketing
4 185 (3.52%) Banking
5 160 (3.05%) Retail
6 138 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 118 (2.25%) Advertising
8 98 (1.87%) Publishing
9 91 (1.73%) Music Industry
10 55 (1.05%) Legal
11 53 (1.01%) Electronics
12 49 (0.93%) Manufacturing
13 26 (0.49%) Automotive
13 26 (0.49%) Billing
13 26 (0.49%) Military
14 22 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 21 (0.40%) Aerospace
16 19 (0.36%) Investment Banking
17 12 (0.23%) Back Office
18 7 (0.13%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2459 (46.80%) Developer
2 938 (17.85%) .NET Developer
3 881 (16.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 461 (8.77%) Ruby Developer
5 327 (6.22%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 289 (5.50%) Java Developer
7 278 (5.29%) Software Engineer
8 274 (5.22%) Software Developer
9 257 (4.89%) C# Developer
10 255 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
11 250 (4.76%) Senior Developer
12 242 (4.61%) Tester
13 227 (4.32%) AWS Engineer
14 211 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
15 191 (3.64%) AWS DevOps
15 191 (3.64%) Junior
16 188 (3.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 173 (3.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 172 (3.27%) Python Developer
19 165 (3.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1354 (25.77%) .NET
2 1299 (24.72%) Node.js
3 1077 (20.50%) RESTful
4 1030 (19.60%) Ruby on Rails
5 964 (18.35%) ASP.NET
6 941 (17.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 909 (17.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 871 (16.58%) HTML
9 823 (15.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 808 (15.38%) AngularJS
11 771 (14.67%) WCF
12 748 (14.24%) CSS
13 618 (11.76%) .NET Framework
14 582 (11.08%) Entity Framework
15 535 (10.18%) Code First Entity Framework
16 470 (8.95%) Web Services
17 377 (7.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 337 (6.41%) KnockoutJS
19 320 (6.09%) HTML5
20 295 (5.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 398 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 253 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
3 197 (3.75%) User Experience
4 184 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
5 146 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 122 (2.32%) Fintech
7 116 (2.21%) Social Media
8 95 (1.81%) BBC
8 95 (1.81%) Data Centre
9 79 (1.50%) Social Network
10 66 (1.26%) Public Cloud
11 63 (1.20%) Algorithms
12 56 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
13 50 (0.95%) PKI
14 49 (0.93%) iPad
15 41 (0.78%) Client/Server
16 33 (0.63%) Management Information System
17 31 (0.59%) Private Cloud
18 28 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
19 27 (0.51%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1952 (37.15%) Linux
2 515 (9.80%) Windows
3 497 (9.46%) Unix
4 279 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 200 (3.81%) CentOS
6 195 (3.71%) Ubuntu
7 157 (2.99%) Android
8 134 (2.55%) Apple iOS
9 72 (1.37%) Windows Server
10 57 (1.08%) Debian
11 53 (1.01%) Solaris
12 36 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 35 (0.67%) Mac OS X
14 32 (0.61%) Mac OS
15 23 (0.44%) Fedora
15 23 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
16 19 (0.36%) AIX
16 19 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (0.29%) VMS
18 12 (0.23%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2832 (53.90%) Agile Software Development
2 1700 (32.36%) TDD
3 1482 (28.21%) DevOps
4 1393 (26.51%) BDD
5 1110 (21.13%) MVC
6 899 (17.11%) Web Application Development
7 894 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
8 861 (16.39%) Scrum
9 786 (14.96%) Software Engineering
10 676 (12.87%) Configuration Management
11 637 (12.12%) OO
12 500 (9.52%) Open Source
13 453 (8.62%) Web Development
14 389 (7.40%) E-Commerce
15 350 (6.66%) Continuous Delivery
16 321 (6.11%) SDLC
17 315 (6.00%) Test Automation
18 302 (5.75%) Kanban
19 278 (5.29%) Microservices
20 270 (5.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2669 (50.80%) Python
2 1883 (35.84%) Java
3 1590 (30.26%) C#
4 1551 (29.52%) JavaScript
5 944 (17.97%) Perl
6 918 (17.47%) Bash Shell
7 773 (14.71%) SQL
8 688 (13.09%) PHP
9 483 (9.19%) C++
10 409 (7.78%) Scala
11 322 (6.13%) C
12 310 (5.90%) Go
13 212 (4.04%) Shell Script
14 199 (3.79%) PowerShell
15 150 (2.85%) Groovy
16 132 (2.51%) F#
17 88 (1.67%) Clojure
18 80 (1.52%) Elixir
19 68 (1.29%) Korn
20 64 (1.22%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 558 (10.62%) Degree
2 179 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 115 (2.19%) ISTQB
4 94 (1.79%) ISEB
5 89 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 63 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 49 (0.93%) AWS Certification
8 44 (0.84%) CISSP
9 39 (0.74%) CREST Certified
10 30 (0.57%) CEH
11 29 (0.55%) CISA
12 27 (0.51%) PhD
13 26 (0.49%) OSCP
14 21 (0.40%) CISM
14 21 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 15 (0.29%) GIAC
16 14 (0.27%) GSEC
16 14 (0.27%) RHCE
17 13 (0.25%) GISF
17 13 (0.25%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 428 (8.15%) QA
2 80 (1.52%) SDET
3 42 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 39 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.30%) SLA
6 14 (0.27%) GCP
7 12 (0.23%) JTAG
8 11 (0.21%) MISRA
9 9 (0.17%) HIPAA
10 7 (0.13%) COBIT
10 7 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.095%) GPG13
12 4 (0.076%) WCAG
13 3 (0.057%) DICOM
13 3 (0.057%) HL7
13 3 (0.057%) MiFID
14 1 (0.019%) DO-178B
14 1 (0.019%) GDPR
14 1 (0.019%) IEC 61508
14 1 (0.019%) MISRA C
System Software
1 668 (12.71%) Docker
2 220 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 161 (3.06%) Xen
4 160 (3.05%) vSphere
5 124 (2.36%) XenServer
6 77 (1.47%) Hyper-V
7 56 (1.07%) Active Directory
8 54 (1.03%) KVM
9 37 (0.70%) NFS
10 32 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
11 30 (0.57%) VirtualBox
12 29 (0.55%) HDFS
13 25 (0.48%) Varnish
13 25 (0.48%) vCloud
14 18 (0.34%) iptables
15 17 (0.32%) etcd
15 17 (0.32%) Snort
16 16 (0.30%) flannel
17 14 (0.27%) LXC
17 14 (0.27%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1213 (23.09%) Puppet
2 1055 (20.08%) Opscode Chef
3 777 (14.79%) Ansible
4 226 (4.30%) Terraform
5 222 (4.23%) Kubernetes
6 219 (4.17%) Nagios
7 204 (3.88%) Kibana
8 107 (2.04%) Cobbler
9 98 (1.87%) Mesos
10 94 (1.79%) Tivoli
11 93 (1.77%) Salt
12 77 (1.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 77 (1.47%) logstash
12 77 (1.47%) WSUS
13 73 (1.39%) ZABBIX
14 60 (1.14%) Packer
15 54 (1.03%) Graphite
16 53 (1.01%) HAProxy
17 45 (0.86%) Grafana
18 42 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 365 (6.95%) Google
2 348 (6.62%) Oracle
3 325 (6.19%) Red Hat
4 288 (5.48%) VMware
5 261 (4.97%) Microsoft
6 180 (3.43%) Facebook
7 168 (3.20%) Splunk
8 118 (2.25%) Apple
9 116 (2.21%) EnterpriseDB
10 93 (1.77%) Atlassian
10 93 (1.77%) Sony
10 93 (1.77%) Yahoo!
11 91 (1.73%) New Relic
12 73 (1.39%) HP
13 58 (1.10%) SaltStack
14 50 (0.95%) SAP
15 40 (0.76%) Rackspace
16 37 (0.70%) Cisco
17 34 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
18 32 (0.61%) Sitecore
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Venturi
Salary: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Great Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Great Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
RBW Consulting
Posted: 1 hour ago
North London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago