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

Ruby
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 94 122
Rank change year-on-year -2 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2659 2967 2737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.13% 2.98% 2.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.57% 5.69% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2372 2663 2313
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 £75,000 £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 47768 52141 55579
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.20% 52.30% 51.42%
Number of salaries quoted 40427 45144 47274
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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 May 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 May 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 -6 2504 £55,000 - 379
London -12 1224 £60,000 - 176
South East +36 434 £45,000 -10.00% 65
North West +10 212 £42,000 +5.00% 33
Yorkshire +47 185 £55,000 +22.22% 34
City of London -28 159 £60,000 - 41
Manchester -5 146 £45,000 +5.88% 22
East of England +13 140 £52,500 - 29
Hampshire +36 118 £50,000 +25.00% 14
South West -25 107 £45,000 -10.00% 22
West Yorkshire 0 86 £55,000 +22.22% 22
East Midlands +65 83 £43,750 -2.77% 7
Scotland +36 82 £45,000 -5.26% 16
West Midlands +11 82 £40,000 - 5
Surrey +26 78 £45,000 -14.28% 10
South Yorkshire +28 71 £60,000 +20.00% 7
Leeds +9 71 £55,000 +15.78% 18
Cambridgeshire +37 68 £57,500 +21.05% 13
Sheffield +29 66 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Cambridge +30 65 £57,500 +21.05% 11
Berkshire +5 58 £50,000 -13.04% 13
Oxfordshire -3 57 £48,750 -7.14% 11
Bristol +7 55 £50,000 -9.09% 14
Edinburgh +35 54 £38,500 -14.44% 11
Hertfordshire -7 47 £52,500 - 10
Warwickshire +38 40 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Oxford -4 39 £47,500 -13.63% 9
Nottingham +27 38 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Nottinghamshire +26 38 £45,000 -5.26% 2
North East +19 38 £37,500 -6.25% 8

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2880 (54.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2621 (49.92%) Python
3 1934 (36.84%) Java
4 1860 (35.43%) Linux
5 1792 (34.13%) TDD
6 1645 (31.33%) C#
7 1636 (31.16%) Git (software)
8 1524 (29.03%) JavaScript
9 1468 (27.96%) BDD
10 1447 (27.56%) DevOps
11 1387 (26.42%) .NET
12 1343 (25.58%) Node.js
13 1240 (23.62%) Amazon AWS
14 1158 (22.06%) RESTful
15 1152 (21.94%) MVC
16 1118 (21.30%) Puppet
17 1109 (21.12%) SQL Server
18 1103 (21.01%) NoSQL
19 1041 (19.83%) ASP.NET
20 999 (19.03%) Opscode Chef
21 996 (18.97%) Jenkins
22 995 (18.95%) ASP.NET MVC
23 985 (18.76%) Ruby on Rails
24 974 (18.55%) ASP.NET Web API
25 967 (18.42%) Web Application Development
26 904 (17.22%) Perl
27 886 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
28 881 (16.78%) Bash Shell
29 880 (16.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
30 871 (16.59%) Test Automation

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
1 377 (7.18%) Elasticsearch
2 318 (6.06%) Apache
3 309 (5.89%) OpenStack
4 233 (4.44%) nginx
5 169 (3.22%) Tomcat
6 118 (2.25%) CloudStack
7 111 (2.11%) JBoss
8 85 (1.62%) Apache Spark
9 73 (1.39%) Confluence
10 72 (1.37%) IIS
11 70 (1.33%) WebSphere
12 68 (1.30%) WebLogic
13 67 (1.28%) CMS
14 53 (1.01%) Jetty
14 53 (1.01%) WordPress
15 41 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
16 37 (0.70%) Apache Pig
17 33 (0.63%) Drupal
18 32 (0.61%) Apache Solr
19 20 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 26 (0.50%) Photoshop
2 19 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.095%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.076%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.076%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.076%) QuarkXPress
6 3 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.038%) GIMP
7 2 (0.038%) Inkscape
8 1 (0.019%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.019%) Avid Media Composer
8 1 (0.019%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 61 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.30%) Magento
3 9 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.095%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.057%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.057%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.019%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.019%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.019%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 1 (0.019%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.019%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1240 (23.62%) Amazon AWS
2 484 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 203 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
4 167 (3.18%) SaaS
5 159 (3.03%) GitHub
6 134 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 108 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 85 (1.62%) PaaS
9 81 (1.54%) Heroku
10 80 (1.52%) Amazon S3
11 72 (1.37%) IaaS
12 48 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
13 45 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
14 38 (0.72%) AWS OpsWorks
15 37 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
16 34 (0.65%) Slack
17 32 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 29 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
19 26 (0.50%) G Suite
19 26 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 194 (3.70%) Internet
2 186 (3.54%) HTTP
3 147 (2.80%) Firewall
4 127 (2.42%) TCP/IP
5 107 (2.04%) DNS
6 66 (1.26%) LDAP
7 48 (0.91%) Network Security
8 46 (0.88%) SSL
8 46 (0.88%) VPN
9 42 (0.80%) SSH
10 37 (0.70%) SMTP
11 36 (0.69%) BGP
12 33 (0.63%) SAN
13 31 (0.59%) VoIP
14 30 (0.57%) SNMP
15 29 (0.55%) Kerberos
16 28 (0.53%) Wireshark
17 22 (0.42%) OSPF
17 22 (0.42%) tcpdump
18 20 (0.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1109 (21.12%) SQL Server
2 1103 (21.01%) NoSQL
3 681 (12.97%) MySQL
4 623 (11.87%) SQL Server 2014
5 446 (8.50%) MongoDB
6 339 (6.46%) PostgreSQL
7 317 (6.04%) SQL Server 2016
8 310 (5.90%) Relational Database
9 240 (4.57%) Big Data
10 149 (2.84%) Redis
11 135 (2.57%) Hadoop
12 104 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
13 95 (1.81%) RDBMS
14 91 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
15 57 (1.09%) Blockchain
16 54 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
17 45 (0.86%) Apache Hive
18 44 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 44 (0.84%) MariaDB
19 30 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1636 (31.16%) Git (software)
2 996 (18.97%) Jenkins
3 576 (10.97%) Selenium
4 505 (9.62%) Cucumber
5 328 (6.25%) TeamCity
6 271 (5.16%) WebDriver
7 246 (4.69%) JIRA
8 224 (4.27%) Subversion
9 201 (3.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 160 (3.05%) Vagrant
11 142 (2.70%) Maven
12 136 (2.59%) JMeter
13 132 (2.51%) JUnit
14 130 (2.48%) RSpec
15 121 (2.30%) Capybara
16 101 (1.92%) Hudson
17 92 (1.75%) Appium
18 90 (1.71%) WATIR
19 77 (1.47%) Calabash
20 71 (1.35%) Ant
General
1 546 (10.40%) Finance
2 244 (4.65%) Games
3 239 (4.55%) Marketing
4 180 (3.43%) Retail
5 161 (3.07%) Banking
6 149 (2.84%) Advertising
7 145 (2.76%) Telecoms
8 91 (1.73%) Music Industry
9 88 (1.68%) Electronics
10 83 (1.58%) Publishing
11 76 (1.45%) Manufacturing
12 46 (0.88%) Automotive
13 43 (0.82%) Legal
14 30 (0.57%) Aerospace
15 26 (0.50%) Investment Banking
16 24 (0.46%) Billing
17 18 (0.34%) Military
18 14 (0.27%) Back Office
19 12 (0.23%) Spanish Language
20 10 (0.19%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2537 (48.32%) Developer
2 965 (18.38%) .NET Developer
3 850 (16.19%) DevOps Engineer
4 433 (8.25%) Ruby Developer
5 317 (6.04%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 302 (5.75%) Java Developer
7 280 (5.33%) Software Developer
8 266 (5.07%) Senior Developer
9 251 (4.78%) C# Developer
10 227 (4.32%) Linux Engineer
11 222 (4.23%) Software Engineer
12 221 (4.21%) Tester
13 211 (4.02%) Junior
14 208 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
15 195 (3.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 194 (3.70%) Test Engineer
17 193 (3.68%) AWS Engineer
18 190 (3.62%) ASP.NET Developer
19 179 (3.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 173 (3.30%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1387 (26.42%) .NET
2 1343 (25.58%) Node.js
3 1158 (22.06%) RESTful
4 1041 (19.83%) ASP.NET
5 995 (18.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 985 (18.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 974 (18.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 880 (16.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 846 (16.11%) HTML
10 839 (15.98%) WCF
11 773 (14.72%) AngularJS
12 735 (14.00%) CSS
13 635 (12.10%) .NET Framework
14 600 (11.43%) Entity Framework
15 541 (10.30%) Code First Entity Framework
16 442 (8.42%) Web Services
17 371 (7.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 341 (6.50%) KnockoutJS
19 298 (5.68%) HTML5
20 251 (4.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 393 (7.49%) Computer Science
2 288 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
3 264 (5.03%) Greenfield Project
4 188 (3.58%) User Experience
5 172 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 140 (2.67%) Fintech
7 128 (2.44%) Social Media
8 121 (2.30%) Mobile App
9 96 (1.83%) BBC
10 75 (1.43%) Data Centre
11 68 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
12 67 (1.28%) Public Cloud
13 66 (1.26%) Algorithms
14 65 (1.24%) Social Network
15 45 (0.86%) Private Cloud
16 34 (0.65%) Blog
16 34 (0.65%) Digital Media
16 34 (0.65%) iPad
17 31 (0.59%) Management Information System
18 29 (0.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1860 (35.43%) Linux
2 516 (9.83%) Unix
3 514 (9.79%) Windows
4 278 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 188 (3.58%) Ubuntu
6 175 (3.33%) CentOS
7 174 (3.31%) Android
8 166 (3.16%) Apple iOS
9 83 (1.58%) Solaris
10 73 (1.39%) Debian
10 73 (1.39%) Windows Server
11 36 (0.69%) Mac OS X
12 30 (0.57%) Mac OS
13 24 (0.46%) AIX
13 24 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (0.38%) VMS
15 20 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (0.21%) Fedora
17 8 (0.15%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2880 (54.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1792 (34.13%) TDD
3 1468 (27.96%) BDD
4 1447 (27.56%) DevOps
5 1152 (21.94%) MVC
6 967 (18.42%) Web Application Development
7 886 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
8 871 (16.59%) Test Automation
9 820 (15.62%) Scrum
10 729 (13.89%) Software Engineering
11 662 (12.61%) OO
12 606 (11.54%) Configuration Management
13 484 (9.22%) Open Source
14 405 (7.71%) Web Development
15 384 (7.31%) E-Commerce
16 351 (6.69%) Continuous Delivery
17 320 (6.10%) SDLC
18 307 (5.85%) Kanban
19 287 (5.47%) Microservices
20 248 (4.72%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2621 (49.92%) Python
2 1934 (36.84%) Java
3 1645 (31.33%) C#
4 1524 (29.03%) JavaScript
5 904 (17.22%) Perl
6 881 (16.78%) Bash Shell
7 830 (15.81%) SQL
8 696 (13.26%) PHP
9 490 (9.33%) C++
10 419 (7.98%) Scala
11 332 (6.32%) Go
12 289 (5.50%) C
13 220 (4.19%) PowerShell
14 207 (3.94%) Shell Script
15 135 (2.57%) F#
16 114 (2.17%) Groovy
17 103 (1.96%) Elixir
18 83 (1.58%) Clojure
19 81 (1.54%) CoffeeScript
20 75 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 525 (10.00%) Degree
2 189 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 177 (3.37%) Security Cleared
4 146 (2.78%) ISTQB
5 119 (2.27%) ISEB
6 73 (1.39%) DV Cleared
7 55 (1.05%) CISSP
8 44 (0.84%) CREST Certified
9 42 (0.80%) SC Cleared
10 41 (0.78%) AWS Certification
11 34 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
12 32 (0.61%) CISA
13 30 (0.57%) OSCP
14 25 (0.48%) PhD
15 24 (0.46%) CISM
15 24 (0.46%) PMI Certification
15 24 (0.46%) PMP
16 22 (0.42%) CEH
17 19 (0.36%) Master's Degree
18 18 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 386 (7.35%) QA
2 38 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 37 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.25%) SLA
5 11 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002
6 10 (0.19%) GCP
7 9 (0.17%) COBIT
7 9 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.076%) JTAG
8 4 (0.076%) MISRA
9 3 (0.057%) DICOM
9 3 (0.057%) GPG13
9 3 (0.057%) HL7
10 2 (0.038%) MiFID
10 2 (0.038%) WCAG
11 1 (0.019%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.019%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.019%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.019%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.019%) MISRA C
System Software
1 696 (13.26%) Docker
2 179 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 152 (2.90%) Xen
4 145 (2.76%) vSphere
5 118 (2.25%) XenServer
6 49 (0.93%) KVM
7 44 (0.84%) Hyper-V
8 43 (0.82%) NFS
9 42 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
10 32 (0.61%) etcd
11 30 (0.57%) Active Directory
11 30 (0.57%) flannel
12 28 (0.53%) iptables
13 24 (0.46%) VirtualBox
14 21 (0.40%) Varnish
14 21 (0.40%) vCloud
15 20 (0.38%) Snort
16 17 (0.32%) HDFS
17 12 (0.23%) PowerHA
18 11 (0.21%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 1118 (21.30%) Puppet
2 999 (19.03%) Opscode Chef
3 731 (13.92%) Ansible
4 259 (4.93%) Terraform
5 239 (4.55%) Kubernetes
6 198 (3.77%) Nagios
7 191 (3.64%) Kibana
8 110 (2.10%) Cobbler
9 96 (1.83%) Salt
9 96 (1.83%) Tivoli
10 85 (1.62%) Mesos
11 74 (1.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 74 (1.41%) WSUS
11 74 (1.41%) ZABBIX
12 70 (1.33%) logstash
13 67 (1.28%) Packer
14 55 (1.05%) HAProxy
15 48 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
16 44 (0.84%) Graphite
17 41 (0.78%) Consul
Vendors
1 376 (7.16%) Google
2 333 (6.34%) Oracle
3 331 (6.30%) Red Hat
4 259 (4.93%) Microsoft
5 246 (4.69%) VMware
6 186 (3.54%) Facebook
7 137 (2.61%) Splunk
8 112 (2.13%) Apple
9 110 (2.10%) EnterpriseDB
10 93 (1.77%) Sony
10 93 (1.77%) Yahoo!
11 87 (1.66%) New Relic
12 74 (1.41%) SaltStack
13 73 (1.39%) HP
14 70 (1.33%) SAP
15 53 (1.01%) Atlassian
16 36 (0.69%) Rackspace
16 36 (0.69%) Sybase
17 28 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
18 27 (0.51%) Alterian
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 - 75,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: ££competitive
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 54,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits packag
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefit Package
Posted: Yesterday