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

Ruby
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 109 135
Rank change year-on-year +21 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2672 2920 2432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.13% 2.79% 2.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.71% 5.42% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2364 2587 2055
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 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.25% +4.44%  

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 46799 53896 54523
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.74% 51.54% 50.65%
Number of salaries quoted 39820 46470 46385
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 £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 30 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 30 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 2534 £52,500 - 386
London -1 1244 £60,000 +4.34% 198
South East +35 458 £45,000 -10.00% 56
North West +26 220 £42,500 - 33
Yorkshire +59 193 £55,000 +22.22% 31
Manchester +9 161 £44,000 -7.36% 25
Hampshire +36 141 £45,000 - 17
City of London -25 140 £65,000 +15.04% 47
East of England +52 128 £45,000 -5.26% 26
West Yorkshire +25 119 £52,500 +16.66% 20
South West -4 105 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Leeds +40 95 £55,000 +22.22% 16
Scotland +43 89 £46,250 -3.14% 18
West Midlands +4 82 £42,500 - 12
Edinburgh +51 69 £47,500 -2.56% 13
East Midlands +22 64 £41,000 -3.52% 8
Surrey +10 61 £48,750 -7.14% 12
Oxfordshire -3 61 £50,000 - 8
Cambridgeshire +55 59 £52,500 +16.66% 9
Cambridge +51 55 £55,000 +22.22% 7
South Yorkshire +37 53 £57,500 +21.05% 6
Kent +48 51 £46,250 +77.88% 3
Berkshire -12 50 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Hertfordshire +11 49 £52,500 +10.52% 9
Oxford -4 44 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Sheffield +27 43 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Buckinghamshire +27 39 £47,500 - 5
Bristol -4 39 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Farnborough +26 38 £40,000 -13.51% 5
North East +16 38 £38,750 -3.12% 9

For the 6 months to 30 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 2835 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
2 2662 (50.66%) Python
3 1958 (37.26%) Linux
4 1886 (35.89%) Java
5 1703 (32.41%) TDD
6 1619 (30.81%) Git (software)
7 1584 (30.14%) C#
8 1552 (29.53%) JavaScript
9 1486 (28.28%) DevOps
10 1392 (26.49%) BDD
11 1348 (25.65%) .NET
12 1295 (24.64%) Node.js
13 1223 (23.27%) Amazon AWS
14 1211 (23.04%) Puppet
15 1104 (21.01%) MVC
16 1069 (20.34%) RESTful
17 1063 (20.23%) Opscode Chef
18 1057 (20.11%) NoSQL
19 1037 (19.73%) SQL Server
20 1034 (19.68%) Ruby on Rails
21 1025 (19.51%) Jenkins
22 960 (18.27%) ASP.NET
23 944 (17.96%) Perl
24 937 (17.83%) ASP.NET MVC
25 913 (17.37%) Bash Shell
26 907 (17.26%) ASP.NET Web API
27 899 (17.11%) Web Application Development
28 892 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
29 871 (16.57%) HTML
30 864 (16.44%) 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
1 419 (7.97%) Elasticsearch
2 326 (6.20%) Apache
3 325 (6.18%) OpenStack
4 209 (3.98%) nginx
5 174 (3.31%) Tomcat
6 130 (2.47%) CloudStack
7 119 (2.26%) JBoss
8 112 (2.13%) Apache Spark
9 101 (1.92%) WebSphere
10 97 (1.85%) WebLogic
11 95 (1.81%) IIS
12 83 (1.58%) CMS
13 82 (1.56%) Confluence
14 64 (1.22%) Apache Pig
15 57 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
16 45 (0.86%) WordPress
17 42 (0.80%) Jetty
18 31 (0.59%) Umbraco
19 30 (0.57%) Drupal
20 29 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 86 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 32 (0.61%) 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%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.019%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.019%) Blender
8 1 (0.019%) FrameMaker
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%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.019%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1223 (23.27%) Amazon AWS
2 447 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 181 (3.44%) SaaS
4 173 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
5 164 (3.12%) GitHub
6 130 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 119 (2.26%) Heroku
8 96 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 74 (1.41%) PaaS
10 70 (1.33%) Amazon S3
11 57 (1.08%) IaaS
12 45 (0.86%) Slack
13 43 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
13 43 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
14 37 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
15 35 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 34 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
17 32 (0.61%) Sumo Logic
18 31 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 31 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 179 (3.41%) HTTP
2 172 (3.27%) Firewall
3 157 (2.99%) Internet
4 120 (2.28%) DNS
5 116 (2.21%) TCP/IP
6 72 (1.37%) LDAP
7 55 (1.05%) VPN
8 54 (1.03%) Network Security
9 44 (0.84%) SAN
10 39 (0.74%) Kerberos
10 39 (0.74%) SSL
11 36 (0.69%) SSH
12 30 (0.57%) SMTP
13 26 (0.49%) SNMP
14 25 (0.48%) NAS
15 24 (0.46%) HTTPS
15 24 (0.46%) Wireless
16 21 (0.40%) BGP
17 17 (0.32%) Wireless Security
18 16 (0.30%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1057 (20.11%) NoSQL
2 1037 (19.73%) SQL Server
3 726 (13.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 683 (13.00%) MySQL
5 490 (9.32%) MongoDB
6 325 (6.18%) PostgreSQL
7 307 (5.84%) Relational Database
8 264 (5.02%) Big Data
9 187 (3.56%) Hadoop
10 182 (3.46%) Redis
11 146 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
12 107 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
13 106 (2.02%) RDBMS
14 86 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
15 71 (1.35%) Apache Hive
16 42 (0.80%) HBase
17 41 (0.78%) MariaDB
18 39 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
19 38 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 30 (0.57%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1619 (30.81%) Git (software)
2 1025 (19.51%) Jenkins
3 537 (10.22%) Selenium
4 461 (8.77%) Cucumber
5 329 (6.26%) TeamCity
6 277 (5.27%) JIRA
7 236 (4.49%) WebDriver
8 226 (4.30%) Subversion
9 215 (4.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 177 (3.37%) Vagrant
11 129 (2.45%) JMeter
12 127 (2.42%) Maven
13 125 (2.38%) JUnit
14 124 (2.36%) RSpec
15 111 (2.11%) Hudson
16 107 (2.04%) Capybara
17 96 (1.83%) WATIR
18 89 (1.69%) Appium
19 73 (1.39%) git-flow
20 69 (1.31%) SoapUI
General
1 581 (11.06%) Finance
2 245 (4.66%) Games
3 206 (3.92%) Marketing
4 187 (3.56%) Banking
5 158 (3.01%) Retail
6 139 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 118 (2.25%) Advertising
8 99 (1.88%) Publishing
9 91 (1.73%) Music Industry
10 58 (1.10%) Legal
11 53 (1.01%) Electronics
12 50 (0.95%) Manufacturing
13 28 (0.53%) Automotive
14 27 (0.51%) Military
15 26 (0.49%) Billing
16 22 (0.42%) Aerospace
16 22 (0.42%) Financial Institution
17 21 (0.40%) Investment Banking
18 12 (0.23%) Back Office
19 7 (0.13%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2460 (46.81%) Developer
2 933 (17.75%) .NET Developer
3 881 (16.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 468 (8.91%) Ruby Developer
5 330 (6.28%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 291 (5.54%) Java Developer
7 276 (5.25%) Software Developer
7 276 (5.25%) Software Engineer
8 255 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
8 255 (4.85%) Senior Developer
9 254 (4.83%) C# Developer
10 241 (4.59%) Tester
11 225 (4.28%) AWS Engineer
12 207 (3.94%) C# .NET Developer
13 191 (3.63%) Junior
14 189 (3.60%) AWS DevOps
14 189 (3.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 174 (3.31%) Python Developer
16 169 (3.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 164 (3.12%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1348 (25.65%) .NET
2 1295 (24.64%) Node.js
3 1069 (20.34%) RESTful
4 1034 (19.68%) Ruby on Rails
5 960 (18.27%) ASP.NET
6 937 (17.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 907 (17.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 871 (16.57%) HTML
9 820 (15.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 810 (15.41%) AngularJS
11 769 (14.63%) WCF
12 746 (14.20%) CSS
13 616 (11.72%) .NET Framework
14 580 (11.04%) Entity Framework
15 533 (10.14%) Code First Entity Framework
16 468 (8.91%) Web Services
17 372 (7.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 337 (6.41%) KnockoutJS
19 321 (6.11%) HTML5
20 291 (5.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 398 (7.57%) Computer Science
2 251 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
3 198 (3.77%) User Experience
4 183 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 145 (2.76%) Mobile App
6 119 (2.26%) Fintech
7 116 (2.21%) Social Media
8 96 (1.83%) BBC
8 96 (1.83%) Data Centre
9 79 (1.50%) Social Network
10 67 (1.27%) Public Cloud
11 64 (1.22%) Algorithms
12 58 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
13 50 (0.95%) PKI
14 48 (0.91%) iPad
15 40 (0.76%) Client/Server
16 33 (0.63%) Management Information System
17 32 (0.61%) Private Cloud
18 28 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
19 27 (0.51%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1958 (37.26%) Linux
2 521 (9.91%) Windows
3 497 (9.46%) Unix
4 281 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 201 (3.82%) CentOS
6 197 (3.75%) Ubuntu
7 158 (3.01%) Android
8 135 (2.57%) Apple iOS
9 73 (1.39%) Windows Server
10 58 (1.10%) Debian
11 55 (1.05%) Solaris
12 36 (0.69%) Mac OS X
13 35 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 32 (0.61%) Mac OS
15 23 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (0.42%) Fedora
17 20 (0.38%) AIX
18 19 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
19 16 (0.30%) VMS
20 12 (0.23%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2835 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
2 1703 (32.41%) TDD
3 1486 (28.28%) DevOps
4 1392 (26.49%) BDD
5 1104 (21.01%) MVC
6 899 (17.11%) Web Application Development
7 892 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
8 864 (16.44%) Scrum
9 780 (14.84%) Software Engineering
10 672 (12.79%) Configuration Management
11 640 (12.18%) OO
12 499 (9.50%) Open Source
13 455 (8.66%) Web Development
14 389 (7.40%) E-Commerce
15 348 (6.62%) Continuous Delivery
16 321 (6.11%) SDLC
17 317 (6.03%) Test Automation
18 303 (5.77%) Kanban
19 274 (5.21%) Microservices
20 271 (5.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2662 (50.66%) Python
2 1886 (35.89%) Java
3 1584 (30.14%) C#
4 1552 (29.53%) JavaScript
5 944 (17.96%) Perl
6 913 (17.37%) Bash Shell
7 772 (14.69%) SQL
8 685 (13.04%) PHP
9 489 (9.31%) C++
10 410 (7.80%) Scala
11 328 (6.24%) C
12 309 (5.88%) Go
13 213 (4.05%) Shell Script
14 199 (3.79%) PowerShell
15 145 (2.76%) Groovy
16 132 (2.51%) F#
17 89 (1.69%) Clojure
18 82 (1.56%) Elixir
19 70 (1.33%) Korn
20 65 (1.24%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 559 (10.64%) Degree
2 180 (3.43%) Security Cleared
3 119 (2.26%) ISTQB
4 98 (1.86%) ISEB
5 90 (1.71%) DV Cleared
6 63 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 49 (0.93%) AWS Certification
8 44 (0.84%) CISSP
9 40 (0.76%) CREST Certified
10 30 (0.57%) CEH
11 29 (0.55%) CISA
12 27 (0.51%) PhD
13 26 (0.49%) OSCP
14 23 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 21 (0.40%) CISM
16 15 (0.29%) GIAC
17 14 (0.27%) GSEC
17 14 (0.27%) RHCE
18 13 (0.25%) GISF
18 13 (0.25%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 421 (8.01%) QA
2 79 (1.50%) 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
1 672 (12.79%) Docker
2 221 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 160 (3.04%) vSphere
3 160 (3.04%) Xen
4 124 (2.36%) XenServer
5 76 (1.45%) Hyper-V
6 55 (1.05%) Active Directory
7 53 (1.01%) KVM
8 37 (0.70%) NFS
9 32 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
10 30 (0.57%) VirtualBox
11 29 (0.55%) HDFS
12 25 (0.48%) Varnish
12 25 (0.48%) vCloud
13 17 (0.32%) etcd
13 17 (0.32%) iptables
13 17 (0.32%) Snort
14 16 (0.30%) flannel
15 14 (0.27%) LXC
15 14 (0.27%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1211 (23.04%) Puppet
2 1063 (20.23%) Opscode Chef
3 772 (14.69%) Ansible
4 226 (4.30%) Terraform
5 222 (4.22%) Kubernetes
6 220 (4.19%) Nagios
7 205 (3.90%) Kibana
8 104 (1.98%) Cobbler
9 97 (1.85%) Mesos
10 94 (1.79%) Salt
11 91 (1.73%) Tivoli
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 55 (1.05%) Graphite
16 54 (1.03%) HAProxy
17 45 (0.86%) Grafana
18 42 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 363 (6.91%) Google
2 343 (6.53%) Oracle
3 328 (6.24%) Red Hat
4 288 (5.48%) VMware
5 259 (4.93%) Microsoft
6 179 (3.41%) Facebook
7 165 (3.14%) 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 74 (1.41%) HP
13 58 (1.10%) SaltStack
14 50 (0.95%) SAP
15 40 (0.76%) Rackspace
16 36 (0.69%) Cisco
17 34 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
18 31 (0.59%) Alterian
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Digital Gurus
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 40 minutes ago
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus+HC+Pension+More
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Mindera
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Quarterly Pay Review - Bonus (every
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 60,000 - 100,000 neg + 25,000-30,000 OTE
Posted: 1 hour ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + flexi- working,26 hols, pen
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
onezeero.
Salary: £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago