Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 72 126
Rank change year-on-year -11 +54 -65
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 116 162 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.17% 4.26% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.12% 6.89% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 79 148 53
Bristol median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £62,738 £70,000 £71,250
South West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 2,264 2,350 1,826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 61.81% 61.78% 56.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,863 1,985 1,651
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £62,500
South West median annual salary £44,000 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.98% +1.88% +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 83 (71.55%) Python
2 56 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (43.97%) Java
4 46 (39.66%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (37.07%) Linux
6 42 (36.21%) JavaScript
7 39 (33.62%) Amazon AWS
8 37 (31.90%) Git (software)
9 36 (31.03%) Jenkins
10 31 (26.72%) C#
11 29 (25.00%) Open Source
12 28 (24.14%) Test Automation
13 27 (23.28%) DevOps
14 26 (22.41%) Docker
14 26 (22.41%) Unix
15 24 (20.69%) MySQL
16 23 (19.83%) Ruby on Rails
17 22 (18.97%) Machine Learning
17 22 (18.97%) Opscode Chef
18 20 (17.24%) Bash Shell
18 20 (17.24%) Puppet
19 19 (16.38%) SpecFlow
19 19 (16.38%) QA
19 19 (16.38%) HTML
19 19 (16.38%) CSS
19 19 (16.38%) TDD
20 18 (15.52%) HTML5
20 18 (15.52%) SaaS
21 17 (14.66%) REST
21 17 (14.66%) PHP

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 (5.17%) CMS
2 4 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.59%) Confluence
4 2 (1.72%) IIS
4 2 (1.72%) nginx
5 1 (0.86%) Apache
5 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.86%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 39 (33.62%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (15.52%) SaaS
3 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (6.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (6.03%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (6.03%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.72%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.93%) Internet
2 7 (6.03%) Network Security
3 2 (1.72%) Firewall
3 2 (1.72%) HTTP
3 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.72%) VPN
4 1 (0.86%) DNS
4 1 (0.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.69%) MySQL
2 10 (8.62%) Data Mining
3 7 (6.03%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.72%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 37 (31.90%) Git (software)
2 36 (31.03%) Jenkins
3 19 (16.38%) SpecFlow
4 15 (12.93%) Cucumber
4 15 (12.93%) PHPUnit
4 15 (12.93%) Selenium
5 10 (8.62%) JBehave
6 9 (7.76%) Maven
6 9 (7.76%) WebDriver
7 8 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (6.90%) Bitbucket
7 8 (6.90%) GitLab
8 7 (6.03%) Appium
8 7 (6.03%) git-flow
8 7 (6.03%) JIRA
8 7 (6.03%) TeamCity
9 5 (4.31%) UI Automator
10 4 (3.45%) Buildbot
10 4 (3.45%) Calabash
10 4 (3.45%) Chocolatey
General
1 17 (14.66%) Finance
1 17 (14.66%) Telecoms
2 16 (13.79%) Retail
3 14 (12.07%) Electronics
3 14 (12.07%) Manufacturing
3 14 (12.07%) Marketing
4 4 (3.45%) Games
5 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.86%) Automotive
5 1 (0.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (42.24%) Developer
2 18 (15.52%) Lead Developer
3 17 (14.66%) Test Engineer
4 16 (13.79%) Lead Software Developer
4 16 (13.79%) PHP Developer
4 16 (13.79%) Software Developer
4 16 (13.79%) Test Automation Engineer
5 15 (12.93%) Backend Developer
6 14 (12.07%) Automation Tester
6 14 (12.07%) Tester
6 14 (12.07%) Web Developer
7 13 (11.21%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (11.21%) PHP Web Developer
8 10 (8.62%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (8.62%) Machine Learning Researcher
9 9 (7.76%) Cloud Developer
10 7 (6.03%) Applications Developer
10 7 (6.03%) AWS Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Operations Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.83%) Ruby on Rails
2 19 (16.38%) CSS
2 19 (16.38%) HTML
3 18 (15.52%) HTML5
4 17 (14.66%) REST
5 15 (12.93%) jQuery
5 15 (12.93%) Laravel
6 9 (7.76%) .NET
7 4 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.45%) Node.js
7 4 (3.45%) React
7 4 (3.45%) Spring
8 3 (2.59%) CSS3
8 3 (2.59%) RESTful
9 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.72%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.72%) JSON
9 2 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.72%) WebSockets
9 2 (1.72%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.62%) Algorithms
2 10 (8.62%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.03%) Driving Licence
3 7 (6.03%) User Experience
4 3 (2.59%) Fintech
5 2 (1.72%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.86%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (37.07%) Linux
2 26 (22.41%) Unix
3 16 (13.79%) Windows
4 12 (10.34%) Android
4 12 (10.34%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (39.66%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (25.00%) Open Source
4 28 (24.14%) Test Automation
5 27 (23.28%) DevOps
6 22 (18.97%) Machine Learning
7 19 (16.38%) TDD
8 16 (13.79%) Project Management
8 16 (13.79%) Web Development
8 16 (13.79%) Workflow
9 15 (12.93%) Task Automation
9 15 (12.93%) Time Management
10 14 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (12.07%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (12.07%) Digital Marketing
10 14 (12.07%) Programme Management
11 13 (11.21%) Software Engineering
12 12 (10.34%) Artificial Intelligence
12 12 (10.34%) BDD
12 12 (10.34%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 83 (71.55%) Python
2 51 (43.97%) Java
3 42 (36.21%) JavaScript
4 31 (26.72%) C#
5 20 (17.24%) Bash Shell
6 17 (14.66%) PHP
7 15 (12.93%) PowerShell
8 12 (10.34%) Shell Script
9 11 (9.48%) SQL
10 7 (6.03%) C++
10 7 (6.03%) Go
10 7 (6.03%) Scala
11 6 (5.17%) Perl
12 5 (4.31%) Apple Swift
12 5 (4.31%) Kotlin
12 5 (4.31%) Objective-C
13 4 (3.45%) C
14 1 (0.86%) F#
14 1 (0.86%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 14 (12.07%) Degree
2 13 (11.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (8.62%) PhD
4 3 (2.59%) ISEB
5 2 (1.72%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.38%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (22.41%) Docker
2 11 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.03%) VMware Server
4 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.45%) KVM
4 4 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (18.97%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (17.24%) Puppet
3 13 (11.21%) Ansible
4 7 (6.03%) Terraform
5 4 (3.45%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.59%) Mesos
7 2 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (1.72%) Salt
8 1 (0.86%) Kibana
8 1 (0.86%) linkerd
Vendors
1 14 (12.07%) SAP
2 11 (9.48%) VMware
3 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.03%) Google
5 2 (1.72%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.72%) Perforce
6 1 (0.86%) Apple
6 1 (0.86%) New Relic
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle
6 1 (0.86%) Sitecore