Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 126 80
Rank change year-on-year +65 -46 +10
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 174 55 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.54% 1.73% 3.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.41% 3.08% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 157 55 120
Bristol median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,850 £23,750
90th Percentile £69,250 £71,250 £85,000
South West median annual salary £52,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.50% +5.26% +14.94%

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 Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2348 1788 2299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 61.29% 56.33% 60.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1981 1569 2086
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,750 £67,500
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +4.05%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Bristol

Ruby
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby in Bristol.

Salary trend for Ruby in Bristol

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 across the Bristol region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 104 (59.77%) Python
2 74 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 56 (32.18%) Finance
4 56 (32.18%) C#
5 55 (31.61%) SQL
5 55 (31.61%) SAP
5 55 (31.61%) Business Intelligence
5 55 (31.61%) Electronics
5 55 (31.61%) Manufacturing
5 55 (31.61%) Programme Management
5 55 (31.61%) Marketing
5 55 (31.61%) Digital Marketing
6 54 (31.03%) Degree
7 53 (30.46%) Test Automation
8 47 (27.01%) Java
9 45 (25.86%) DevOps
10 44 (25.29%) Computer Science
11 43 (24.71%) Shell Script
12 42 (24.14%) Linux
12 42 (24.14%) Cucumber
12 42 (24.14%) Machine Learning
13 41 (23.56%) Mobile App
14 40 (22.99%) JavaScript
15 39 (22.41%) Computer Science Degree
16 37 (21.26%) Ruby on Rails
16 37 (21.26%) Jenkins
17 36 (20.69%) TDD
18 35 (20.11%) Data Mining
18 35 (20.11%) RESTful

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 13 (7.47%) Confluence
2 9 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.72%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.15%) CloudStack
4 2 (1.15%) JBoss
4 2 (1.15%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.15%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.57%) Apache
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.57%) nginx
5 1 (0.57%) ThingWorx
5 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.20%) PaaS
2 16 (9.20%) SaaS
3 14 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (7.47%) IaaS
5 6 (3.45%) TestFlight
6 5 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.32%) SSL
3 8 (4.60%) Firewall
4 7 (4.02%) MQTT
5 6 (3.45%) VPN
6 5 (2.87%) DNS
7 2 (1.15%) Internet
8 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.11%) Data Mining
2 12 (6.90%) NoSQL
2 12 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.32%) SQL Server 2016
4 10 (5.75%) MySQL
5 8 (4.60%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.45%) Neo4j
7 3 (1.72%) Big Data
7 3 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.72%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (24.14%) Cucumber
2 37 (21.26%) Jenkins
3 34 (19.54%) SpecFlow
4 32 (18.39%) Selenium
5 31 (17.82%) Git (software)
6 26 (14.94%) Calabash
7 25 (14.37%) Appium
8 20 (11.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (10.92%) JMeter
10 18 (10.34%) WebDriver
11 15 (8.62%) TeamCity
12 14 (8.05%) JIRA
13 13 (7.47%) Gatling
13 13 (7.47%) Jasmine
13 13 (7.47%) JBehave
13 13 (7.47%) JUnit
13 13 (7.47%) Protractor
14 11 (6.32%) Mercurial
14 11 (6.32%) WATIR
15 10 (5.75%) Capybara
General
1 58 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 56 (32.18%) Finance
3 55 (31.61%) Electronics
3 55 (31.61%) Manufacturing
3 55 (31.61%) Marketing
4 12 (6.90%) Advertising
5 2 (1.15%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.57%) Games
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
6 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (35.63%) Developer
2 33 (18.97%) Tester
3 32 (18.39%) Machine Learning Researcher
4 31 (17.82%) Automation Tester
5 24 (13.79%) Ruby Developer
6 22 (12.64%) Web Developer
7 21 (12.07%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (7.47%) Developer in Test
8 13 (7.47%) Test Automation Developer
9 12 (6.90%) .NET Developer
9 12 (6.90%) Senior DevOps
9 12 (6.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 11 (6.32%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (5.17%) Test Automation Engineer
11 9 (5.17%) Test Engineer
12 8 (4.60%) Agile Tester
12 8 (4.60%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 8 (4.60%) Selenium Tester
12 8 (4.60%) Site Engineer
13 7 (4.02%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (21.26%) Ruby on Rails
2 35 (20.11%) RESTful
3 31 (17.82%) HTML
4 30 (17.24%) CSS
5 24 (13.79%) .NET
6 23 (13.22%) REST
7 22 (12.64%) Node.js
8 20 (11.49%) React
9 17 (9.77%) AngularJS
10 16 (9.20%) JSON
10 16 (9.20%) Web Services
11 13 (7.47%) Behat
12 12 (6.90%) ASP.NET
12 12 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (6.90%) WCF
13 11 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 4 (2.30%) Lucene
15 3 (1.72%) CSS3
15 3 (1.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 44 (25.29%) Computer Science
2 41 (23.56%) Mobile App
3 34 (19.54%) Algorithms
4 18 (10.34%) User Experience
5 12 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (4.02%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.45%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (2.30%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.72%) Linked Data
10 2 (1.15%) Arduino
11 1 (0.57%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (24.14%) Linux
2 15 (8.62%) Unix
3 9 (5.17%) Ubuntu
3 9 (5.17%) Windows
4 8 (4.60%) Android
4 8 (4.60%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (31.61%) Business Intelligence
2 55 (31.61%) Digital Marketing
2 55 (31.61%) Programme Management
3 53 (30.46%) Test Automation
4 45 (25.86%) DevOps
5 42 (24.14%) Machine Learning
6 36 (20.69%) TDD
7 34 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (16.09%) Software Engineering
9 27 (15.52%) OO
9 27 (15.52%) Refactoring
10 26 (14.94%) Continuous Delivery
11 25 (14.37%) Web Development
12 21 (12.07%) BDD
13 18 (10.34%) Configuration Management
13 18 (10.34%) Open Source
14 14 (8.05%) MVC
15 13 (7.47%) Software Testing
16 12 (6.90%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 104 (59.77%) Python
2 56 (32.18%) C#
3 55 (31.61%) SQL
4 47 (27.01%) Java
5 43 (24.71%) Shell Script
6 40 (22.99%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.75%) Bash Shell
8 8 (4.60%) Go
9 4 (2.30%) Perl
9 4 (2.30%) PHP
10 3 (1.72%) C
10 3 (1.72%) ES6
10 3 (1.72%) Scala
11 2 (1.15%) C++
12 1 (0.57%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 54 (31.03%) Degree
2 39 (22.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (18.39%) PhD
4 16 (9.20%) ISTQB
5 13 (7.47%) ISEB
6 7 (4.02%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.62%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.87%) Docker
2 2 (1.15%) vSphere
2 2 (1.15%) Xen
2 2 (1.15%) XenServer
3 1 (0.57%) LXC
Systems Management
1 31 (17.82%) Opscode Chef
1 31 (17.82%) Puppet
2 22 (12.64%) Ansible
3 10 (5.75%) Terraform
4 8 (4.60%) Salt
5 6 (3.45%) HockeyApp
6 3 (1.72%) Cobbler
6 3 (1.72%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.57%) Packer
Vendors
1 55 (31.61%) SAP
2 13 (7.47%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.45%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.87%) Google
5 2 (1.15%) EnterpriseDB
5 2 (1.15%) Oracle
5 2 (1.15%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.57%) Intel
6 1 (0.57%) Nokia