Period
to 7 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 6 months to 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 132 144 148
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 29 102 121
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.01% 1.74% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 3.45% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 24 110 127
Median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £46,975 £36,925 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £67,500 £67,000
South East median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.64% +15.79% +5.56%

Ruby is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,421 2,956 3,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.55% 50.35% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,220 2,571 3,089
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £74,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Berkshire

Ruby
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Berkshire

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ruby in Berkshire over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Berkshire

Ruby
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 7 July 2020. 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
Job
Vacancies
Reading +15 24 £62,500 +16.28%
Newbury - 3 £62,500 -
Slough +23 1 £48,500 -37.42%
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 23 (79.31%) JavaScript
2 18 (62.07%) Node.js
3 17 (58.62%) React
3 17 (58.62%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (55.17%) AWS
4 16 (55.17%) Java
4 16 (55.17%) Python
4 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (51.72%) Scala
6 13 (44.83%) RESTful
6 13 (44.83%) Terraform
7 12 (41.38%) Microservices
8 11 (37.93%) HTML
8 11 (37.93%) CSS
9 10 (34.48%) Heroku
10 9 (31.03%) DevOps
10 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
10 9 (31.03%) Go
10 9 (31.03%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
11 8 (27.59%) TDD
11 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (27.59%) Scrum
11 8 (27.59%) Redis
11 8 (27.59%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 8 (27.59%) Data-Driven Decision Making
11 8 (27.59%) Sidekiq
11 8 (27.59%) Kotlin
11 8 (27.59%) Decision-Making
12 7 (24.14%) Linux

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (17.24%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 16 (55.17%) AWS
2 10 (34.48%) Heroku
3 5 (17.24%) OpenShift
4 4 (13.79%) GCP
5 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (6.90%) Azure
5 2 (6.90%) Serverless
6 1 (3.45%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (3.45%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
6 1 (3.45%) AWS CodeCommit
6 1 (3.45%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.45%) IaaS
6 1 (3.45%) PaaS
6 1 (3.45%) SaaS
6 1 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (27.59%) Redis
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) GoCD
2 2 (6.90%) JMeter
2 2 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.45%) CircleCI
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Angular Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Developer in Test
4 2 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (6.90%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (6.90%) HTML Developer
4 2 (6.90%) React Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Django Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) Node.js
2 17 (58.62%) React
3 13 (44.83%) RESTful
4 11 (37.93%) CSS
4 11 (37.93%) HTML
5 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
5 9 (31.03%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (27.59%) Sidekiq
7 5 (17.24%) Ember.js
7 5 (17.24%) Java EE
7 5 (17.24%) jQuery
7 5 (17.24%) JSF
7 5 (17.24%) Spring
7 5 (17.24%) Web Services
8 4 (13.79%) React Native
9 2 (6.90%) HTML5
9 2 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (6.90%) Samza
9 2 (6.90%) Vue.js
9 2 (6.90%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Public Cloud
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) Cloud Native
3 2 (6.90%) Graphic Design
3 2 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.90%) Online Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) Microservices
4 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
4 9 (31.03%) DevOps
5 8 (27.59%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 8 (27.59%) Data-Driven Decision Making
5 8 (27.59%) Decision-Making
5 8 (27.59%) Scrum
5 8 (27.59%) TDD
6 6 (20.69%) BDD
6 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.69%) Web Development
7 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
7 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Fintech
8 4 (13.79%) Machine Learning
8 4 (13.79%) Market Research
9 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (10.34%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) JavaScript
2 16 (55.17%) Java
2 16 (55.17%) Python
3 15 (51.72%) Scala
4 9 (31.03%) Go
5 8 (27.59%) Kotlin
6 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
7 3 (10.34%) C++
7 3 (10.34%) Perl
7 3 (10.34%) SQL
8 2 (6.90%) Elixir
8 2 (6.90%) Groovy
8 2 (6.90%) TypeScript
9 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) Terraform
2 6 (20.69%) Kubernetes
3 3 (10.34%) Ansible
3 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.34%) Puppet
3 3 (10.34%) Salt
4 2 (6.90%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.34%) Google