Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 76 118
Rank change year-on-year -57 +42 -3
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 51 146 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.48% 3.85% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.68% 6.25% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 46 121 74
Bristol median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +12.82% -11.36%
10th Percentile £38,125 £37,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £68,750
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%

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 1,901 2,335 2,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 55.10% 61.63% 58.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,551 2,006 1,763
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 35 (68.63%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (64.71%) Python
3 28 (54.90%) DevOps
4 27 (52.94%) Linux
5 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (43.14%) Java
7 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
7 21 (41.18%) Test Automation
8 20 (39.22%) C#
9 19 (37.25%) Cucumber
9 19 (37.25%) Docker
10 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 17 (33.33%) Selenium
12 16 (31.37%) ISTQB
12 16 (31.37%) SQL
12 16 (31.37%) ISEB
12 16 (31.37%) SpecFlow
12 16 (31.37%) Non-Functional Testing
12 16 (31.37%) Kubernetes
13 15 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (29.41%) Terraform
13 15 (29.41%) Functional Testing
13 15 (29.41%) Unit Testing
13 15 (29.41%) Bash Shell
14 14 (27.45%) Amazon EC2
14 14 (27.45%) Amazon S3
14 14 (27.45%) OO
14 14 (27.45%) TypeScript

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 11 (21.57%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 35 (68.63%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (27.45%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (27.45%) Amazon S3
4 11 (21.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (21.57%) AWS Lambda
4 11 (21.57%) GitHub
4 11 (21.57%) Serverless
5 4 (7.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (3.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (3.92%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (1.96%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.96%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) DNS
1 3 (5.88%) Network Security
2 2 (3.92%) HTTP
2 2 (3.92%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.92%) IPv4
2 2 (3.92%) IPv6
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.96%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Cucumber
2 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 17 (33.33%) Selenium
3 16 (31.37%) SpecFlow
4 14 (27.45%) Vagrant
5 11 (21.57%) Protractor
6 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
7 6 (11.76%) Bugzilla
7 6 (11.76%) JIRA
8 5 (9.80%) TeamCity
9 3 (5.88%) Buildbot
9 3 (5.88%) Chocolatey
9 3 (5.88%) Subversion
9 3 (5.88%) Trac
9 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
10 2 (3.92%) GitLab
10 2 (3.92%) JMeter
10 2 (3.92%) LoadRunner
10 2 (3.92%) Maven
10 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.80%) Games
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Electronics
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.88%) Marketing
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) AWS Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Test Automation Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Test Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Windows DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.92%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (3.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) REST
1 12 (23.53%) Web Services
2 3 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (3.92%) .NET
3 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.92%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.92%) Node.js
3 2 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.96%) CSS
4 1 (1.96%) HTML
4 1 (1.96%) Kafka
4 1 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
1 1 (1.96%) Clustering
1 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (1.96%) Fintech
1 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) Linux
2 11 (21.57%) Ubuntu
3 7 (13.73%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) DevOps
2 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 16 (31.37%) Non-Functional Testing
5 15 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (29.41%) Functional Testing
5 15 (29.41%) Unit Testing
6 14 (27.45%) Infrastructure as Code
6 14 (27.45%) OO
7 12 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 12 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (21.57%) Exploratory Testing
8 11 (21.57%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 11 (21.57%) Kanban
8 11 (21.57%) Software Testing
9 10 (19.61%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (19.61%) Release Automation
9 10 (19.61%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 33 (64.71%) Python
2 22 (43.14%) Java
3 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 20 (39.22%) C#
5 16 (31.37%) SQL
6 15 (29.41%) Bash Shell
7 14 (27.45%) TypeScript
8 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.88%) C++
9 3 (5.88%) Perl
9 3 (5.88%) PHP
10 2 (3.92%) Go
11 1 (1.96%) Groovy
11 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) ISEB
1 16 (31.37%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 19 (37.25%) Docker
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.88%) KVM
3 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.88%) vSphere
4 2 (3.92%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (31.37%) Kubernetes
2 15 (29.41%) Terraform
3 11 (21.57%) Graphite
4 9 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (17.65%) Puppet
5 5 (9.80%) Ansible
6 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (3.92%) Nagios
7 1 (1.96%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.96%) HP ALM
7 1 (1.96%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 6 (11.76%) VMware
2 3 (5.88%) HP
2 3 (5.88%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) Google
3 2 (3.92%) Perforce