Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
South West > Bristol
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 71 133
Rank change year-on-year -21 +62 -41
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 99 166 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.74% 4.40% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.62% 7.28% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 75 145 52
Bristol median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £62,643 £69,500 £71,250
South West median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -2.50%

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 2,143 2,280 1,845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 59.35% 60.49% 56.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,764 1,924 1,599
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £68,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

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 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 63 (63.64%) Python
2 54 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (50.51%) Java
4 44 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
5 38 (38.38%) C#
6 37 (37.37%) JavaScript
6 37 (37.37%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (32.32%) Linux
8 31 (31.31%) Test Automation
9 25 (25.25%) Git (software)
10 24 (24.24%) Open Source
10 24 (24.24%) Jenkins
10 24 (24.24%) Unix
11 23 (23.23%) SpecFlow
12 21 (21.21%) DevOps
13 20 (20.20%) REST
13 20 (20.20%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (19.19%) Selenium
15 18 (18.18%) TDD
15 18 (18.18%) Machine Learning
16 17 (17.17%) Functional Testing
16 17 (17.17%) Non-Functional Testing
16 17 (17.17%) Bash Shell
16 17 (17.17%) Cucumber
16 17 (17.17%) Continuous Delivery
16 17 (17.17%) QA
17 16 (16.16%) CSS
17 16 (16.16%) HTML
17 16 (16.16%) Finance
18 15 (15.15%) SQL

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 6 (6.06%) CMS
2 1 (1.01%) Confluence
2 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.01%) EPiServer
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 44 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (20.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (14.14%) SaaS
4 6 (6.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (6.06%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.01%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.12%) Internet
2 6 (6.06%) Network Security
3 1 (1.01%) Firewall
3 1 (1.01%) HTTP
3 1 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.01%) SMS
3 1 (1.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.13%) MySQL
2 10 (10.10%) Data Mining
3 6 (6.06%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (25.25%) Git (software)
2 24 (24.24%) Jenkins
3 23 (23.23%) SpecFlow
4 19 (19.19%) Selenium
5 17 (17.17%) Cucumber
6 12 (12.12%) PHPUnit
7 8 (8.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (8.08%) WebDriver
8 7 (7.07%) JBehave
9 6 (6.06%) git-flow
9 6 (6.06%) GitLab
9 6 (6.06%) Maven
9 6 (6.06%) Protractor
10 3 (3.03%) Calabash
10 3 (3.03%) TeamCity
11 2 (2.02%) JUnit
12 1 (1.01%) JIRA
12 1 (1.01%) JMeter
12 1 (1.01%) NUnit
12 1 (1.01%) TestNG
General
1 16 (16.16%) Finance
2 14 (14.14%) Electronics
2 14 (14.14%) Manufacturing
2 14 (14.14%) Marketing
2 14 (14.14%) Retail
2 14 (14.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.01%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (38.38%) Developer
2 15 (15.15%) Automation Tester
2 15 (15.15%) Tester
3 14 (14.14%) Lead Developer
3 14 (14.14%) Test Engineer
4 13 (13.13%) PHP Developer
4 13 (13.13%) Test Automation Engineer
5 12 (12.12%) Backend Developer
5 12 (12.12%) Lead Software Developer
5 12 (12.12%) PHP Web Developer
5 12 (12.12%) Software Developer
5 12 (12.12%) Web Developer
6 10 (10.10%) Machine Learning Researcher
7 8 (8.08%) Cloud Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Senior Automation Tester
7 8 (8.08%) Senior Tester
8 7 (7.07%) Applications Developer
8 7 (7.07%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.20%) REST
2 16 (16.16%) CSS
2 16 (16.16%) HTML
3 15 (15.15%) Ruby on Rails
4 13 (13.13%) .NET
4 13 (13.13%) HTML5
5 12 (12.12%) jQuery
5 12 (12.12%) Laravel
6 8 (8.08%) Web Services
7 4 (4.04%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.04%) Spring
8 3 (3.03%) Node.js
9 2 (2.02%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.02%) JSON
9 2 (2.02%) SOAP
9 2 (2.02%) WebdriverIO
10 1 (1.01%) MSMQ
10 1 (1.01%) WCF
10 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Algorithms
1 10 (10.10%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.06%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.01%) Fintech
3 1 (1.01%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.32%) Linux
2 24 (24.24%) Unix
3 10 (10.10%) Windows
4 6 (6.06%) Android
4 6 (6.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (37.37%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (31.31%) Test Automation
4 24 (24.24%) Open Source
5 21 (21.21%) DevOps
6 18 (18.18%) Machine Learning
6 18 (18.18%) TDD
7 17 (17.17%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (17.17%) Functional Testing
7 17 (17.17%) Non-Functional Testing
8 14 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (14.14%) Digital Marketing
8 14 (14.14%) Programme Management
9 12 (12.12%) BDD
9 12 (12.12%) OO
9 12 (12.12%) Project Management
9 12 (12.12%) Task Automation
9 12 (12.12%) Time Management
9 12 (12.12%) Web Development
9 12 (12.12%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 63 (63.64%) Python
2 50 (50.51%) Java
3 38 (38.38%) C#
4 37 (37.37%) JavaScript
5 17 (17.17%) Bash Shell
6 15 (15.15%) SQL
7 14 (14.14%) PowerShell
8 13 (13.13%) PHP
9 10 (10.10%) Shell Script
10 8 (8.08%) TypeScript
11 7 (7.07%) C++
11 7 (7.07%) Go
11 7 (7.07%) Scala
12 3 (3.03%) C
12 3 (3.03%) Perl
13 1 (1.01%) Erlang
13 1 (1.01%) F#
13 1 (1.01%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 14 (14.14%) Degree
2 10 (10.10%) PhD
3 8 (8.08%) ISEB
3 8 (8.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.02%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.17%) QA
System Software
1 15 (15.15%) Docker
2 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.06%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (14.14%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (14.14%) Puppet
2 9 (9.09%) Ansible
3 2 (2.02%) Salt
3 2 (2.02%) Terraform
4 1 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.01%) Graphite
4 1 (1.01%) Kibana
4 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.01%) linkerd
Vendors
1 14 (14.14%) SAP
2 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.06%) VMware
3 2 (2.02%) Google
4 1 (1.01%) Sitecore