Period
to 29 March 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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 147 160 101
Rank change year-on-year +13 -59 +46
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 59 92 191
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.27% 1.63% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.63% 3.31% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 41 94 199
Median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £63,750 £64,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -

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 2,241 2,782 3,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.33% 49.21% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,911 2,430 3,033
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,700 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,500 £73,750 £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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -18 47 £62,500 +24.59% 1
Slough - 3 £48,500 -
Bracknell +11 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Maidenhead - 2 £46,250 -
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 35 (59.32%) Java
1 35 (59.32%) Python
2 32 (54.24%) Terraform
3 29 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (47.46%) Node.js
5 27 (45.76%) Scala
5 27 (45.76%) AWS
5 27 (45.76%) Computer Science
5 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
6 26 (44.07%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (38.98%) RESTful
8 22 (37.29%) React
8 22 (37.29%) Linux
8 22 (37.29%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (32.20%) DevOps
10 18 (30.51%) Puppet
10 18 (30.51%) Heroku
10 18 (30.51%) TDD
11 17 (28.81%) Fintech
12 16 (27.12%) Kotlin
12 16 (27.12%) Kubernetes
12 16 (27.12%) Redis
12 16 (27.12%) Bash Shell
12 16 (27.12%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (27.12%) Ansible
12 16 (27.12%) Ruby on Rails
13 15 (25.42%) Finance
13 15 (25.42%) Go
13 15 (25.42%) Microservices
13 15 (25.42%) Sidekiq

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 7 (11.86%) JBoss
1 7 (11.86%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.17%) IIS
2 6 (10.17%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.47%) Apache
3 5 (8.47%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (8.47%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.08%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 27 (45.76%) AWS
2 18 (30.51%) Heroku
3 9 (15.25%) OpenShift
4 7 (11.86%) SaaS
5 6 (10.17%) Azure
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.39%) GCP
6 2 (3.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.56%) Internet
3 7 (11.86%) DNS
3 7 (11.86%) SMTP
4 6 (10.17%) DHCP
4 6 (10.17%) SSL
5 2 (3.39%) Firewall
6 1 (1.69%) FTP
6 1 (1.69%) HTTP
6 1 (1.69%) Network Security
6 1 (1.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.29%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (27.12%) Redis
3 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.17%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.08%) MySQL
6 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.69%) Big Data
7 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.17%) CircleCI
2 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.39%) GitLab
3 2 (3.39%) JMeter
3 2 (3.39%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.39%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.69%) JIRA
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Senior Developer
3 7 (11.86%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (6.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Developer in Test
7 3 (5.08%) Ruby Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.39%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (47.46%) Node.js
2 23 (38.98%) RESTful
3 22 (37.29%) React
4 16 (27.12%) Ruby on Rails
5 15 (25.42%) Sidekiq
6 12 (20.34%) CSS
6 12 (20.34%) HTML
7 10 (16.95%) Spring
8 8 (13.56%) .NET
9 7 (11.86%) AngularJS
10 6 (10.17%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (10.17%) jQuery
10 6 (10.17%) Web Services
11 5 (8.47%) .NET Core
11 5 (8.47%) Ember.js
11 5 (8.47%) Java EE
11 5 (8.47%) JSF
11 5 (8.47%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (8.47%) React Native
12 4 (6.78%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Linux Command Line
1 8 (13.56%) Public Cloud
2 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.47%) User Experience
3 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.08%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.39%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.39%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) BBC
5 1 (1.69%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.29%) Linux
2 11 (18.64%) Windows
3 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.78%) Unix
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.39%) CentOS
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.76%) Computer Science
3 26 (44.07%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (32.20%) DevOps
5 18 (30.51%) TDD
6 17 (28.81%) Fintech
7 15 (25.42%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 15 (25.42%) Data-Driven Decision Making
7 15 (25.42%) Decision-Making
7 15 (25.42%) Microservices
8 12 (20.34%) Configuration Management
9 9 (15.25%) BDD
9 9 (15.25%) Infrastructure Automation
9 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
10 8 (13.56%) Scrum
11 7 (11.86%) High Availability
11 7 (11.86%) Open Source
11 7 (11.86%) Web Development
12 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 35 (59.32%) Java
1 35 (59.32%) Python
2 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
2 27 (45.76%) Scala
3 16 (27.12%) Bash Shell
3 16 (27.12%) Kotlin
4 15 (25.42%) Go
5 10 (16.95%) Perl
5 10 (16.95%) SQL
6 6 (10.17%) C#
7 5 (8.47%) C++
8 2 (3.39%) Elixir
8 2 (3.39%) PHP
9 1 (1.69%) Groovy
9 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
2 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
2 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.78%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (22.03%) Docker
2 6 (10.17%) NFS
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (54.24%) Terraform
2 18 (30.51%) Puppet
3 16 (27.12%) Ansible
3 16 (27.12%) Kubernetes
3 16 (27.12%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (11.86%) Salt
5 3 (5.08%) Kibana
5 3 (5.08%) logstash
6 2 (3.39%) Icinga
7 1 (1.69%) Nagios
7 1 (1.69%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Red Hat
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) Sun
4 2 (3.39%) CommVault
4 2 (3.39%) F5
5 1 (1.69%) Apple
5 1 (1.69%) Facebook
5 1 (1.69%) Google
5 1 (1.69%) New Relic
5 1 (1.69%) Sony
5 1 (1.69%) Talend
5 1 (1.69%) Yahoo!