2008 Ranking web of the World Universities (UK List)

The Webometrics Ranking of UK universities is not only showing the electronic publication performance of universities but also an overall glimpse of their quality.
The Webometrics  list is produced by the Cybermetrics Lab. It is updated every January and July.

The January 2008 edition ranked the Top UK universities as follows:

OVERALL RANK, NAME  
27
U OF CAMBRIDGE
37 U OF OXFORD
57 UCL

60 U OF EDINBURGH
77 U OF SOUTHAMPTON
103 U OF GLASGOW
116 IMPERIAL COLLEGE
132 U OF WARWICK
144 NEWCASTLE UNI
151 U OF LEEDS
165 U OF BIRMINGHAM
174 U OF SHEFFIELD
194 U OF BRISTOL
235 U OF YORK
246 U OF NOTTINGHAM
248 LANCASTER UNI
278 DURHAM UNI
280 OPEN UNI

*Cambridge comes top in the ranking (First in the nation & 27th in the world), with Oxford second. Other Top 5 performers include UCL, Edinburgh and Southampton.