Ruby
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Ruby skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Ruby over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 538 275 162
Rank change year-on-year -263 -113 +40
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 406 1,207 4,428
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 1.31% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 3.10% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 317 622 1,093
10th Percentile £42,500 £48,750 £41,775
25th Percentile £51,250 £57,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% +20.83%
75th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
90th Percentile £113,750 £103,625 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £61,040
% change year-on-year -11.11% +10.58% +6.16%

All Programming Languages
UK

Ruby falls under the Programming Languages category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 34,656 38,951 93,173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 31.54% 42.12% 53.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25,663 26,205 43,405
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £98,474 £107,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -0.91% +4.76% +5.00%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in the UK

Ruby
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ruby.

Salary trend for Ruby in the UK

Ruby
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ruby over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Ruby in the UK

Ruby
Top 17 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 12 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England -276 301 £75,000 - 112
UK excluding London -269 208 £60,000 -11.11% 55
London -107 157 £85,000 +6.25% 71
Work from Home -233 147 £65,000 -11.86% 97
South West -82 47 £70,000 -1.06% 8
North of England -136 47 £55,000 -21.43% 11
Scotland -89 46 £52,500 -12.50% 9
North West -95 32 £65,000 +4.00% 6
South East -79 27 £55,000 -15.38% 13
Northern Ireland +6 17 £55,000 -24.14% 1
Midlands -91 12 £55,500 -19.27% 7
Yorkshire -17 11 £45,000 -35.71% 4
East of England -15 10 £85,000 +53.85% 3
West Midlands -34 6 £58,750 -16.07% 4
East Midlands -59 6 £55,500 -11.20% 3
North East -24 4 £42,750 -47.38% 1
Wales -16 3 £48,500 +19.01% 4

Ruby
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (4.43%) Microsoft Exchange
2 13 (3.20%) Apache
3 12 (2.96%) Apache Airflow
3 12 (2.96%) Camunda
4 10 (2.46%) Confluence
5 6 (1.48%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.25%) IIS
7 1 (0.25%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.25%) nginx
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (4.43%) Fidessa
2 6 (1.48%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 171 (42.12%) AWS
2 102 (25.12%) Azure
3 49 (12.07%) SaaS
4 44 (10.84%) GCP
5 37 (9.11%) GitHub
6 32 (7.88%) Azure DevOps
7 31 (7.64%) Serverless
8 17 (4.19%) GitHub Actions
9 14 (3.45%) IaaS
10 13 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (2.96%) dbt
12 10 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (2.46%) PaaS
12 10 (2.46%) Power Platform
12 10 (2.46%) Pulumi
13 9 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (2.22%) Azure Monitor
13 9 (2.22%) Datadog
14 8 (1.97%) AWS Lambda
15 7 (1.72%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.16%) DNS
2 23 (5.67%) TCP/IP
3 22 (5.42%) Firewall
4 18 (4.43%) DHCP
4 18 (4.43%) FIX Connectivity
5 8 (1.97%) Internet
5 8 (1.97%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (1.72%) HTTP
7 3 (0.74%) MQTT
7 3 (0.74%) SSL
7 3 (0.74%) VPN
8 1 (0.25%) 5G
8 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.82%) PostgreSQL
2 41 (10.10%) MySQL
3 40 (9.85%) SQL Server
4 26 (6.40%) NoSQL
5 22 (5.42%) MongoDB
6 14 (3.45%) Redis
7 13 (3.20%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.96%) Amazon Athena
8 12 (2.96%) Apache Arrow
8 12 (2.96%) Apache Ignite
8 12 (2.96%) Dremio
9 9 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (2.22%) Power BI
10 8 (1.97%) Big Data
10 8 (1.97%) MariaDB
11 7 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (1.48%) Qlik Sense
12 6 (1.48%) Tableau
13 5 (1.23%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 56 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 45 (11.08%) Git
3 27 (6.65%) GitLab
3 27 (6.65%) JIRA
4 14 (3.45%) Gradle
4 14 (3.45%) Maven
5 13 (3.20%) CircleCI
5 13 (3.20%) Travis CI
6 7 (1.72%) Cucumber
6 7 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.48%) Appium
7 6 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (1.48%) RSpec
8 5 (1.23%) JUnit
8 5 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (1.23%) Subversion
9 4 (0.99%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.99%) JBehave
9 4 (0.99%) JMeter
9 4 (0.99%) TeamCity
General
1 71 (17.49%) Finance
2 61 (15.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 57 (14.04%) Social Skills
4 41 (10.10%) Banking
5 40 (9.85%) Legal
6 33 (8.13%) Tech for Good
7 24 (5.91%) Retail
8 23 (5.67%) Investment Banking
9 17 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (4.19%) Public Sector
10 14 (3.45%) Health Technology
11 12 (2.96%) Front Office
11 12 (2.96%) Law
12 7 (1.72%) Local Government
13 5 (1.23%) Aerospace
13 5 (1.23%) Marketing
14 2 (0.49%) Billing
15 1 (0.25%) Automotive
15 1 (0.25%) Electronics
15 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 167 (41.13%) Developer
2 136 (33.50%) Senior
3 79 (19.46%) Senior Developer
4 65 (16.01%) Software Engineer
5 57 (14.04%) Ruby Developer
6 49 (12.07%) Software Developer
7 40 (9.85%) DevOps Engineer
8 34 (8.37%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 32 (7.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 30 (7.39%) Lead
11 27 (6.65%) Full Stack Developer
11 27 (6.65%) Senior Ruby Developer
12 26 (6.40%) Senior Software Developer
13 24 (5.91%) Platform Engineer
14 22 (5.42%) React Developer
15 21 (5.17%) Senior Software Engineer
16 19 (4.68%) Senior React Developer
17 18 (4.43%) Applications Support
17 18 (4.43%) Lead Developer
17 18 (4.43%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (31.03%) Ruby on Rails
2 53 (13.05%) Node.js
3 52 (12.81%) React
4 43 (10.59%) HTML
5 40 (9.85%) CSS
6 25 (6.16%) Spring
7 23 (5.67%) Spring Boot
8 21 (5.17%) .NET
8 21 (5.17%) RESTful
8 21 (5.17%) Vue
9 18 (4.43%) FIX Protocol
10 16 (3.94%) Laravel
11 15 (3.69%) AngularJS
12 13 (3.20%) JSON
13 12 (2.96%) gRPC
13 12 (2.96%) jQuery
13 12 (2.96%) NumPy
13 12 (2.96%) Pandas
13 12 (2.96%) Protocol Buffers
13 12 (2.96%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.39%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (4.43%) Cloud Native
2 18 (4.43%) Eurex
3 17 (4.19%) Algorithms
4 14 (3.45%) Cyberattack
4 14 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 14 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (3.20%) Hedge funds
6 12 (2.96%) Derivative
6 12 (2.96%) Equities
6 12 (2.96%) Fixed Income
6 12 (2.96%) Product Ownership
7 10 (2.46%) Educational Technology
7 10 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.97%) Life Science
10 6 (1.48%) Distributed Systems
10 6 (1.48%) IoT
10 6 (1.48%) SWIFT Messaging Network
11 5 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 95 (23.40%) Linux
2 55 (13.55%) Windows
3 42 (10.34%) Unix
4 18 (4.43%) CentOS
5 14 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 13 (3.20%) Solaris
7 12 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (2.71%) Windows Server
9 8 (1.97%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.72%) Android
11 6 (1.48%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.99%) VMS
13 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (31.53%) Agile
2 118 (29.06%) Software Engineering
3 114 (28.08%) DevOps
4 99 (24.38%) CI/CD
5 80 (19.70%) Full Stack Development
6 76 (18.72%) Problem-Solving
7 58 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 56 (13.79%) Infrastructure as Code
9 42 (10.34%) Containerisation
10 35 (8.62%) Front End Development
11 34 (8.37%) Computer Science
11 34 (8.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 34 (8.37%) TDD
12 33 (8.13%) Artificial Intelligence
13 32 (7.88%) Configuration Management
14 31 (7.64%) Test Automation
15 29 (7.14%) Coaching
16 27 (6.65%) Analytics
17 26 (6.40%) SDLC
18 25 (6.16%) Platform Engineering
Programming Languages
1 221 (54.43%) Python
2 155 (38.18%) JavaScript
3 107 (26.35%) Java
4 95 (23.40%) PowerShell
5 76 (18.72%) Bash
6 67 (16.50%) SQL
7 65 (16.01%) Go
8 60 (14.78%) Perl
9 46 (11.33%) C#
10 30 (7.39%) PHP
11 28 (6.90%) TypeScript
12 23 (5.67%) C++
13 20 (4.93%) Scala
14 14 (3.45%) C
15 11 (2.71%) Groovy
15 11 (2.71%) Korn
16 9 (2.22%) Rust
17 5 (1.23%) Lua
17 5 (1.23%) Tcl
18 4 (0.99%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 38 (9.36%) Degree
2 23 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.97%) AWS Certification
6 7 (1.72%) Azure Certification
7 5 (1.23%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.74%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.71%) GDPR
2 8 (1.97%) QA
3 5 (1.23%) SLA
4 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 78 (19.21%) Docker
2 10 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.97%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.97%) XenApp
3 8 (1.97%) XenDesktop
4 6 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.25%) Firmware
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 94 (23.15%) Kubernetes
2 59 (14.53%) Terraform
3 47 (11.58%) Ansible
4 35 (8.62%) Puppet
5 24 (5.91%) Progress Chef
6 13 (3.20%) Grafana
6 13 (3.20%) Prometheus
7 11 (2.71%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (1.48%) SCCM
9 5 (1.23%) Packer
10 4 (0.99%) vRealize
11 3 (0.74%) Consul
12 2 (0.49%) Podman
12 2 (0.49%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.25%) CFEngine
13 1 (0.25%) HP Fortify
13 1 (0.25%) Jamf Pro
13 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
13 1 (0.25%) Nagios
13 1 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 35 (8.62%) Red Hat
2 26 (6.40%) Oracle
3 25 (6.16%) Microsoft
4 18 (4.43%) Bloomberg
4 18 (4.43%) CQG
4 18 (4.43%) ION Trading
4 18 (4.43%) Patsystems
4 18 (4.43%) Reuters
4 18 (4.43%) Trayport
5 14 (3.45%) VMware
6 12 (2.96%) Pega
7 11 (2.71%) SaltStack
7 11 (2.71%) TOWER Software
8 9 (2.22%) Facebook
9 8 (1.97%) Citrix
9 8 (1.97%) Google
9 8 (1.97%) New Relic
10 6 (1.48%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (0.99%) Cisco
11 4 (0.99%) ServiceNow