Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 89 115
Rank change year-on-year +6 +26 -44
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 134 119 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.45% 3.11% 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.57% 5.09% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 102 110 73
Bristol median annual salary £55,000 £52,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.27% -4.09% +2.33%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £71,000 £68,750 £71,250
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 2,406 2,338 2,010
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 61.87% 61.12% 57.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,030 2,012 1,846
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Bristol

Ruby
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. 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
Avonmouth - 1 £42,500 -
Ruby
South West

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 108 (80.60%) Python
2 69 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (44.03%) Java
4 52 (38.81%) JavaScript
5 42 (31.34%) Linux
5 42 (31.34%) Git (software)
6 40 (29.85%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (25.37%) Machine Learning
8 33 (24.63%) CSS
8 33 (24.63%) HTML
9 32 (23.88%) Finance
9 32 (23.88%) Amazon AWS
10 31 (23.13%) Jenkins
10 31 (23.13%) Software Engineering
11 30 (22.39%) DevOps
12 27 (20.15%) Opscode Chef
12 27 (20.15%) TDD
13 26 (19.40%) MySQL
14 25 (18.66%) Ruby on Rails
14 25 (18.66%) Web Development
14 25 (18.66%) Puppet
14 25 (18.66%) Test Automation
15 23 (17.16%) HTML5
15 23 (17.16%) Docker
15 23 (17.16%) Pair Programming
15 23 (17.16%) SQL
16 22 (16.42%) Telecoms
17 21 (15.67%) C#
17 21 (15.67%) AngularJS
18 20 (14.93%) BDD

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 7 (5.22%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.99%) Confluence
4 3 (2.24%) IIS
4 3 (2.24%) nginx
5 2 (1.49%) Apache
5 2 (1.49%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 32 (23.88%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.96%) SaaS
3 9 (6.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 9 (6.72%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (6.72%) Amazon S3
4 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.49%) IaaS
6 2 (1.49%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) G Suite
7 1 (0.75%) GitHub
7 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.19%) Internet
2 9 (6.72%) Network Security
3 5 (3.73%) HTTP
4 3 (2.24%) Firewall
4 3 (2.24%) VPN
5 2 (1.49%) SMS
5 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.75%) DNS
6 1 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.40%) MySQL
2 15 (11.19%) Data Mining
3 11 (8.21%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.72%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (4.48%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.73%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.99%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.75%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.75%) Riak
Development Applications
1 42 (31.34%) Git (software)
2 31 (23.13%) Jenkins
3 17 (12.69%) Cucumber
4 16 (11.94%) Selenium
5 15 (11.19%) PHPUnit
6 13 (9.70%) Maven
7 11 (8.21%) SpecFlow
8 9 (6.72%) JIRA
9 8 (5.97%) Bitbucket
9 8 (5.97%) JBehave
9 8 (5.97%) WebDriver
10 7 (5.22%) Ant
10 7 (5.22%) Appium
10 7 (5.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (5.22%) Eclipse
10 7 (5.22%) TeamCity
11 6 (4.48%) GitLab
12 5 (3.73%) Buildbot
12 5 (3.73%) Chocolatey
12 5 (3.73%) Trac
General
1 32 (23.88%) Finance
2 22 (16.42%) Telecoms
3 19 (14.18%) Electronics
3 19 (14.18%) Manufacturing
3 19 (14.18%) Marketing
4 16 (11.94%) Retail
5 9 (6.72%) Banking
6 4 (2.99%) Games
7 2 (1.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 65 (48.51%) Developer
2 21 (15.67%) Web Developer
3 18 (13.43%) Software Developer
4 16 (11.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (11.94%) Lead Developer
4 16 (11.94%) Lead Software Developer
5 15 (11.19%) Backend Developer
5 15 (11.19%) Machine Learning Researcher
5 15 (11.19%) PHP Developer
6 14 (10.45%) Java Developer
6 14 (10.45%) Test Automation Engineer
6 14 (10.45%) Test Engineer
7 13 (9.70%) PHP Web Developer
7 13 (9.70%) Ruby Developer
8 10 (7.46%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (7.46%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.72%) AWS Engineer
9 9 (6.72%) Operations Engineer
10 8 (5.97%) Automation Tester
10 8 (5.97%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.63%) CSS
1 33 (24.63%) HTML
2 25 (18.66%) Ruby on Rails
3 23 (17.16%) HTML5
4 21 (15.67%) AngularJS
5 18 (13.43%) REST
5 18 (13.43%) RESTful
6 16 (11.94%) jQuery
7 15 (11.19%) Laravel
8 13 (9.70%) React
9 10 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (6.72%) Node.js
11 8 (5.97%) CSS3
11 8 (5.97%) Spring
11 8 (5.97%) Web Services
12 7 (5.22%) JMS
12 7 (5.22%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (3.73%) .NET
14 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET
14 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.43%) Computer Science
2 16 (11.94%) Algorithms
3 15 (11.19%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.22%) Fintech
4 7 (5.22%) User Experience
5 6 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.99%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.49%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.49%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (31.34%) Linux
2 18 (13.43%) Unix
3 10 (7.46%) Windows
4 6 (4.48%) Android
4 6 (4.48%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (29.85%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (25.37%) Machine Learning
4 31 (23.13%) Software Engineering
5 30 (22.39%) DevOps
6 27 (20.15%) TDD
7 25 (18.66%) Test Automation
7 25 (18.66%) Web Development
8 23 (17.16%) Pair Programming
9 20 (14.93%) BDD
10 19 (14.18%) Artificial Intelligence
10 19 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (14.18%) Data Science
10 19 (14.18%) Digital Marketing
10 19 (14.18%) Programme Management
11 18 (13.43%) Kanban
11 18 (13.43%) Open Source
12 17 (12.69%) Workflow
13 16 (11.94%) OO
13 16 (11.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (80.60%) Python
2 59 (44.03%) Java
3 52 (38.81%) JavaScript
4 23 (17.16%) SQL
5 21 (15.67%) C#
6 19 (14.18%) PHP
7 17 (12.69%) Bash Shell
7 17 (12.69%) Shell Script
8 13 (9.70%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.73%) Apple Swift
9 5 (3.73%) Java 8
9 5 (3.73%) Kotlin
9 5 (3.73%) Objective-C
9 5 (3.73%) Perl
10 4 (2.99%) Go
11 3 (2.24%) C
12 2 (1.49%) Scala
13 1 (0.75%) C++
13 1 (0.75%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (14.93%) Degree
2 15 (11.19%) Computer Science Degree
2 15 (11.19%) PhD
3 4 (2.99%) ISEB
4 3 (2.24%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.72%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) GCP
2 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 23 (17.16%) Docker
2 14 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.72%) VMware Server
4 5 (3.73%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.73%) KVM
4 5 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (20.15%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (18.66%) Puppet
3 15 (11.19%) Ansible
4 11 (8.21%) Terraform
5 6 (4.48%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.99%) Mesos
7 3 (2.24%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (14.18%) SAP
2 14 (10.45%) VMware
3 9 (6.72%) Google
4 8 (5.97%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.73%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.24%) Oracle
6 3 (2.24%) Perforce
7 2 (1.49%) New Relic
8 1 (0.75%) Apple
8 1 (0.75%) Splunk