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

Ruby
UK
3 months to
27 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 93 124
Rank change year-on-year -4 +31  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2684 2967 2698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.11% 2.97% 2.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.55% 5.68% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2392 2660 2283
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 48379 52214 54994
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.12% 52.32% 51.45%
Number of salaries quoted 40925 45201 46785
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 £68,750 £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 27 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 27 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 -7 2528 £55,000 - 382
London -12 1234 £60,000 - 177
South East +41 436 £45,000 -10.00% 66
North West +12 216 £42,500 +6.25% 33
Yorkshire +43 188 £55,000 +22.22% 34
City of London -30 161 £60,000 - 42
Manchester -2 150 £45,000 +5.88% 22
East of England +12 143 £52,500 - 29
Hampshire +38 118 £50,000 +25.00% 14
South West -25 107 £45,000 -10.00% 23
West Yorkshire -2 89 £55,000 +22.22% 22
East Midlands +62 85 £45,000 - 7
Scotland +41 82 £45,000 -5.26% 16
West Midlands +6 82 £40,000 - 5
Surrey +19 79 £45,000 -14.28% 10
Leeds +4 73 £55,000 +15.78% 18
Cambridgeshire +41 71 £57,500 +21.05% 13
South Yorkshire +31 71 £60,000 +20.00% 7
Cambridge +35 68 £57,500 +21.05% 11
Sheffield +28 66 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Berkshire +6 58 £50,000 -13.04% 13
Oxfordshire -10 57 £48,750 -7.14% 12
Bristol +5 55 £50,000 -9.09% 14
Edinburgh +37 54 £38,500 -14.44% 11
Hertfordshire -5 47 £52,500 - 10
Warwickshire +33 40 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Nottinghamshire +29 39 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Nottingham +23 39 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Oxford -8 39 £47,500 -13.63% 10
North East +20 38 £37,500 -6.25% 8

For the 6 months to 27 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 2925 (55.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2645 (49.81%) Python
3 1946 (36.65%) Java
4 1882 (35.44%) Linux
5 1824 (34.35%) TDD
6 1675 (31.54%) C#
7 1666 (31.37%) Git (software)
8 1540 (29.00%) JavaScript
9 1493 (28.12%) BDD
10 1464 (27.57%) DevOps
11 1415 (26.65%) .NET
12 1371 (25.82%) Node.js
13 1253 (23.60%) Amazon AWS
14 1185 (22.32%) RESTful
15 1178 (22.18%) MVC
16 1135 (21.37%) SQL Server
17 1133 (21.34%) Puppet
18 1124 (21.17%) NoSQL
19 1067 (20.09%) ASP.NET
20 1021 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
21 1014 (19.10%) Opscode Chef
22 1005 (18.93%) Jenkins
23 1000 (18.83%) ASP.NET Web API
24 993 (18.70%) Web Application Development
25 992 (18.68%) Ruby on Rails
26 912 (17.18%) Perl
27 905 (17.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
28 897 (16.89%) Continuous Integration
29 893 (16.82%) Bash Shell
30 879 (16.55%) 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
1 384 (7.23%) Elasticsearch
2 322 (6.06%) Apache
3 315 (5.93%) OpenStack
4 236 (4.44%) nginx
5 173 (3.26%) Tomcat
6 120 (2.26%) CloudStack
7 114 (2.15%) JBoss
8 86 (1.62%) Apache Spark
9 78 (1.47%) Confluence
10 74 (1.39%) IIS
11 71 (1.34%) WebSphere
12 69 (1.30%) WebLogic
13 68 (1.28%) CMS
14 53 (1.00%) Jetty
14 53 (1.00%) WordPress
15 42 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
16 38 (0.72%) Apache Pig
17 33 (0.62%) Drupal
18 32 (0.60%) Apache Solr
19 20 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 26 (0.49%) Photoshop
2 19 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.094%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.075%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.075%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.075%) QuarkXPress
6 3 (0.056%) 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 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.30%) Magento
3 9 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.094%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.056%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.056%) 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 1253 (23.60%) Amazon AWS
2 494 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 205 (3.86%) Amazon EC2
4 167 (3.15%) SaaS
5 159 (2.99%) GitHub
6 136 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 110 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
8 86 (1.62%) PaaS
9 84 (1.58%) Heroku
10 82 (1.54%) Amazon S3
11 72 (1.36%) IaaS
12 48 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
13 45 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
14 38 (0.72%) AWS OpsWorks
15 37 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
16 34 (0.64%) Slack
17 32 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 31 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
19 26 (0.49%) G Suite
19 26 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 196 (3.69%) Internet
2 189 (3.56%) HTTP
3 149 (2.81%) Firewall
4 128 (2.41%) TCP/IP
5 107 (2.02%) DNS
6 68 (1.28%) LDAP
7 48 (0.90%) Network Security
8 47 (0.89%) SSL
8 47 (0.89%) VPN
9 42 (0.79%) SSH
10 37 (0.70%) SMTP
11 36 (0.68%) BGP
12 35 (0.66%) SAN
13 31 (0.58%) Kerberos
13 31 (0.58%) VoIP
14 30 (0.56%) SNMP
15 28 (0.53%) Wireshark
16 22 (0.41%) OSPF
16 22 (0.41%) tcpdump
17 20 (0.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1135 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 1124 (21.17%) NoSQL
3 685 (12.90%) MySQL
4 649 (12.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 455 (8.57%) MongoDB
6 340 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
7 317 (5.97%) SQL Server 2016
8 312 (5.88%) Relational Database
9 241 (4.54%) Big Data
10 151 (2.84%) Redis
11 137 (2.58%) Hadoop
12 106 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
13 96 (1.81%) RDBMS
14 93 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
15 57 (1.07%) Blockchain
16 54 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
17 46 (0.87%) Apache Hive
18 44 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 44 (0.83%) MariaDB
19 30 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1666 (31.37%) Git (software)
2 1005 (18.93%) Jenkins
3 581 (10.94%) Selenium
4 509 (9.59%) Cucumber
5 337 (6.35%) TeamCity
6 273 (5.14%) WebDriver
7 254 (4.78%) JIRA
8 227 (4.27%) Subversion
9 205 (3.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 161 (3.03%) Vagrant
11 144 (2.71%) Maven
12 136 (2.56%) JMeter
13 135 (2.54%) JUnit
14 130 (2.45%) RSpec
15 121 (2.28%) Capybara
16 103 (1.94%) Hudson
17 92 (1.73%) Appium
18 90 (1.69%) WATIR
19 77 (1.45%) Calabash
20 72 (1.36%) Ant
General
1 554 (10.43%) Finance
2 249 (4.69%) Games
3 241 (4.54%) Marketing
4 182 (3.43%) Retail
5 166 (3.13%) Banking
6 152 (2.86%) Advertising
7 146 (2.75%) Telecoms
8 94 (1.77%) Music Industry
9 89 (1.68%) Electronics
10 83 (1.56%) Publishing
11 76 (1.43%) Manufacturing
12 46 (0.87%) Automotive
13 43 (0.81%) Legal
14 30 (0.56%) Aerospace
15 26 (0.49%) Investment Banking
16 25 (0.47%) Billing
17 18 (0.34%) Military
18 14 (0.26%) Back Office
19 12 (0.23%) Spanish Language
20 11 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2574 (48.47%) Developer
2 990 (18.64%) .NET Developer
3 862 (16.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 435 (8.19%) Ruby Developer
5 320 (6.03%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 304 (5.73%) Java Developer
7 282 (5.31%) Software Developer
8 267 (5.03%) Senior Developer
9 254 (4.78%) C# Developer
10 230 (4.33%) Linux Engineer
11 224 (4.22%) Software Engineer
12 223 (4.20%) Tester
13 213 (4.01%) Junior
14 210 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
15 197 (3.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 197 (3.71%) AWS Engineer
16 195 (3.67%) Test Engineer
17 192 (3.62%) ASP.NET Developer
18 181 (3.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 176 (3.31%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1415 (26.65%) .NET
2 1371 (25.82%) Node.js
3 1185 (22.32%) RESTful
4 1067 (20.09%) ASP.NET
5 1021 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1000 (18.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 992 (18.68%) Ruby on Rails
8 905 (17.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 861 (16.21%) WCF
10 853 (16.06%) HTML
11 788 (14.84%) AngularJS
12 741 (13.95%) CSS
13 654 (12.32%) .NET Framework
14 619 (11.66%) Entity Framework
15 559 (10.53%) Code First Entity Framework
16 447 (8.42%) Web Services
17 384 (7.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 354 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
19 299 (5.63%) HTML5
20 253 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 396 (7.46%) Computer Science
2 292 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
3 264 (4.97%) Greenfield Project
4 189 (3.56%) User Experience
5 173 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
6 140 (2.64%) Fintech
7 131 (2.47%) Social Media
8 123 (2.32%) Mobile App
9 99 (1.86%) BBC
10 75 (1.41%) Data Centre
11 69 (1.30%) Social Network
12 68 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
13 67 (1.26%) Algorithms
13 67 (1.26%) Public Cloud
14 45 (0.85%) Private Cloud
15 35 (0.66%) iPad
16 34 (0.64%) Blog
16 34 (0.64%) Digital Media
17 31 (0.58%) Management Information System
18 30 (0.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1882 (35.44%) Linux
2 523 (9.85%) Unix
3 517 (9.74%) Windows
4 284 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 189 (3.56%) Ubuntu
6 178 (3.35%) CentOS
7 176 (3.31%) Android
8 168 (3.16%) Apple iOS
9 85 (1.60%) Solaris
10 74 (1.39%) Debian
11 73 (1.37%) Windows Server
12 36 (0.68%) Mac OS X
13 30 (0.56%) Mac OS
14 26 (0.49%) AIX
15 24 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (0.38%) VMS
17 20 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (0.21%) Fedora
19 8 (0.15%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2925 (55.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1824 (34.35%) TDD
3 1493 (28.12%) BDD
4 1464 (27.57%) DevOps
5 1178 (22.18%) MVC
6 993 (18.70%) Web Application Development
7 897 (16.89%) Continuous Integration
8 879 (16.55%) Test Automation
9 832 (15.67%) Scrum
10 734 (13.82%) Software Engineering
11 676 (12.73%) OO
12 616 (11.60%) Configuration Management
13 489 (9.21%) Open Source
14 411 (7.74%) Web Development
15 386 (7.27%) E-Commerce
16 357 (6.72%) Continuous Delivery
17 326 (6.14%) SDLC
18 313 (5.89%) Kanban
19 290 (5.46%) Microservices
20 251 (4.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2645 (49.81%) Python
2 1946 (36.65%) Java
3 1675 (31.54%) C#
4 1540 (29.00%) JavaScript
5 912 (17.18%) Perl
6 893 (16.82%) Bash Shell
7 838 (15.78%) SQL
8 702 (13.22%) PHP
9 493 (9.28%) C++
10 421 (7.93%) Scala
11 335 (6.31%) Go
12 292 (5.50%) C
13 222 (4.18%) PowerShell
14 209 (3.94%) Shell Script
15 140 (2.64%) F#
16 115 (2.17%) Groovy
17 103 (1.94%) Elixir
18 83 (1.56%) Clojure
19 81 (1.53%) CoffeeScript
20 76 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 530 (9.98%) Degree
2 190 (3.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 179 (3.37%) Security Cleared
4 147 (2.77%) ISTQB
5 120 (2.26%) ISEB
6 75 (1.41%) DV Cleared
7 55 (1.04%) CISSP
8 44 (0.83%) AWS Certification
8 44 (0.83%) CREST Certified
9 42 (0.79%) SC Cleared
10 36 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
11 32 (0.60%) CISA
12 30 (0.56%) OSCP
13 25 (0.47%) PhD
14 24 (0.45%) CISM
14 24 (0.45%) PMI Certification
14 24 (0.45%) PMP
15 22 (0.41%) CEH
16 19 (0.36%) Master's Degree
17 18 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 391 (7.36%) QA
2 38 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 37 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.24%) 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 (0.075%) JTAG
8 4 (0.075%) MISRA
9 3 (0.056%) DICOM
9 3 (0.056%) GPG13
9 3 (0.056%) 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
1 703 (13.24%) Docker
2 183 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 154 (2.90%) Xen
4 148 (2.79%) vSphere
5 120 (2.26%) XenServer
6 49 (0.92%) KVM
7 45 (0.85%) Hyper-V
8 43 (0.81%) NFS
9 42 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
10 32 (0.60%) Active Directory
10 32 (0.60%) etcd
11 30 (0.56%) flannel
12 28 (0.53%) iptables
13 24 (0.45%) VirtualBox
14 21 (0.40%) Varnish
14 21 (0.40%) vCloud
15 20 (0.38%) Snort
16 17 (0.32%) HDFS
17 14 (0.26%) PowerHA
18 11 (0.21%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 1133 (21.34%) Puppet
2 1014 (19.10%) Opscode Chef
3 741 (13.95%) Ansible
4 259 (4.88%) Terraform
5 241 (4.54%) Kubernetes
6 202 (3.80%) Nagios
7 196 (3.69%) Kibana
8 111 (2.09%) Cobbler
9 97 (1.83%) Salt
9 97 (1.83%) Tivoli
10 85 (1.60%) Mesos
11 78 (1.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 78 (1.47%) WSUS
12 74 (1.39%) ZABBIX
13 70 (1.32%) logstash
14 67 (1.26%) Packer
15 56 (1.05%) HAProxy
16 48 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
17 44 (0.83%) Graphite
18 41 (0.77%) Consul
Vendors
1 384 (7.23%) Google
2 338 (6.37%) Red Hat
3 337 (6.35%) Oracle
4 264 (4.97%) Microsoft
5 250 (4.71%) VMware
6 191 (3.60%) Facebook
7 137 (2.58%) Splunk
8 115 (2.17%) Apple
9 112 (2.11%) EnterpriseDB
10 96 (1.81%) Sony
10 96 (1.81%) Yahoo!
11 89 (1.68%) New Relic
12 75 (1.41%) SaltStack
13 73 (1.37%) HP
14 70 (1.32%) SAP
15 57 (1.07%) Atlassian
16 36 (0.68%) Rackspace
16 36 (0.68%) Sybase
17 28 (0.53%) Alterian
17 28 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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: 19 hours ago
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: 19 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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: Yesterday
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: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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: Yesterday
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: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 54,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 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