Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
South West > Bristol
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 115 121
Rank change year-on-year +43 +6 -46
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 155 78 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.13% 2.23% 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.79% 3.86% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 131 75 76
Bristol median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £27,050 £23,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £75,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%

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 2,282 2,019 2,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 60.82% 57.62% 59.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,975 1,709 2,012
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £65,000
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 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 105 (67.74%) Python
2 88 (56.77%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (40.00%) Java
4 53 (34.19%) TDD
4 53 (34.19%) Git (software)
5 48 (30.97%) JavaScript
6 47 (30.32%) BDD
7 44 (28.39%) Software Engineering
8 43 (27.74%) C#
9 42 (27.10%) Linux
10 40 (25.81%) RESTful
11 37 (23.87%) CSS
11 37 (23.87%) HTML
11 37 (23.87%) Degree
12 36 (23.23%) Finance
12 36 (23.23%) OO
12 36 (23.23%) Amazon AWS
13 35 (22.58%) .NET
14 33 (21.29%) SQL
14 33 (21.29%) Node.js
15 32 (20.65%) AngularJS
16 31 (20.00%) NoSQL
16 31 (20.00%) Machine Learning
16 31 (20.00%) Test Automation
17 30 (19.35%) Puppet
17 30 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
17 30 (19.35%) Pair Programming
18 29 (18.71%) Open Source
18 29 (18.71%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (17.42%) Computer Science

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 10 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.58%) Confluence
3 3 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.94%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.29%) ThingWorx
5 1 (0.65%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.65%) IIS
5 1 (0.65%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 36 (23.23%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.10%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (6.45%) TestFlight
4 9 (5.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (5.81%) SaaS
5 7 (4.52%) Amazon S3
5 7 (4.52%) PaaS
6 6 (3.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.94%) IaaS
9 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.65%) G Suite
9 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.39%) Internet
2 12 (7.74%) MQTT
3 8 (5.16%) Firewall
3 8 (5.16%) VPN
4 6 (3.87%) Network Security
5 5 (3.23%) DNS
6 3 (1.94%) HTTP
6 3 (1.94%) Wireless
7 2 (1.29%) SSL
7 2 (1.29%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.65%) SMS
8 1 (0.65%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 20 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 17 (10.97%) MySQL
4 16 (10.32%) Data Mining
4 16 (10.32%) SQL Server 2016
5 12 (7.74%) MongoDB
6 10 (6.45%) Neo4j
7 6 (3.87%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (3.87%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.65%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.65%) Riak
Development Applications
1 53 (34.19%) Git (software)
2 25 (16.13%) Cucumber
3 22 (14.19%) Jenkins
4 16 (10.32%) SpecFlow
5 14 (9.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (9.03%) Calabash
6 13 (8.39%) Appium
7 11 (7.10%) Selenium
8 10 (6.45%) Android Studio
8 10 (6.45%) Ant
8 10 (6.45%) Eclipse
8 10 (6.45%) Maven
8 10 (6.45%) PHPUnit
8 10 (6.45%) Xcode
9 6 (3.87%) JIRA
10 4 (2.58%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.94%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.94%) Protractor
12 2 (1.29%) Buildbot
12 2 (1.29%) Gatling
General
1 36 (23.23%) Finance
2 24 (15.48%) Telecoms
3 20 (12.90%) Electronics
3 20 (12.90%) Manufacturing
3 20 (12.90%) Marketing
4 16 (10.32%) Advertising
5 14 (9.03%) Banking
6 11 (7.10%) Retail
7 2 (1.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 75 (48.39%) Developer
2 23 (14.84%) Web Developer
3 18 (11.61%) Java Developer
4 17 (10.97%) .NET Developer
4 17 (10.97%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (10.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (10.32%) Machine Learning Researcher
6 14 (9.03%) Ruby Developer
7 13 (8.39%) Senior Developer
7 13 (8.39%) Test Leader
8 12 (7.74%) Lead Developer
8 12 (7.74%) Software Developer
9 10 (6.45%) Backend Developer
9 10 (6.45%) Lead Software Developer
9 10 (6.45%) Lead Software Engineer
9 10 (6.45%) PHP Developer
9 10 (6.45%) PHP Web Developer
9 10 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
9 10 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (6.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.81%) RESTful
2 37 (23.87%) CSS
2 37 (23.87%) HTML
3 35 (22.58%) .NET
4 33 (21.29%) Node.js
5 32 (20.65%) AngularJS
6 23 (14.84%) Web Services
7 20 (12.90%) HTML5
8 18 (11.61%) ASP.NET
8 18 (11.61%) React
9 17 (10.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (10.97%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (10.97%) WCF
10 16 (10.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 16 (10.32%) Ruby on Rails
11 13 (8.39%) REST
11 13 (8.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (7.10%) jQuery
12 11 (7.10%) Spring
13 10 (6.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.42%) Computer Science
2 25 (16.13%) Mobile App
3 21 (13.55%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (10.97%) Algorithms
5 9 (5.81%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (5.81%) User Experience
6 7 (4.52%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.87%) Fintech
7 6 (3.87%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.94%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.94%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.29%) Arduino
9 2 (1.29%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.10%) Linux
2 15 (9.68%) Unix
3 12 (7.74%) Android
3 12 (7.74%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (56.77%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (34.19%) TDD
3 47 (30.32%) BDD
4 44 (28.39%) Software Engineering
5 36 (23.23%) OO
6 31 (20.00%) Machine Learning
6 31 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 30 (19.35%) Pair Programming
8 29 (18.71%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (18.71%) Open Source
9 27 (17.42%) DevOps
10 26 (16.77%) Kanban
10 26 (16.77%) Web Development
11 23 (14.84%) Microservices
11 23 (14.84%) Mob Programming
11 23 (14.84%) Scrum-ban
12 22 (14.19%) Scrum
13 21 (13.55%) Continuous Delivery
14 20 (12.90%) Digital Marketing
14 20 (12.90%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (67.74%) Python
2 62 (40.00%) Java
3 48 (30.97%) JavaScript
4 43 (27.74%) C#
5 33 (21.29%) SQL
6 21 (13.55%) Bash Shell
7 17 (10.97%) PHP
8 16 (10.32%) Shell Script
9 9 (5.81%) Perl
10 7 (4.52%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.87%) Java 8
12 3 (1.94%) Go
12 3 (1.94%) Scala
13 1 (0.65%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.65%) C++
13 1 (0.65%) Erlang
13 1 (0.65%) F#
13 1 (0.65%) Groovy
13 1 (0.65%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (23.87%) Degree
2 25 (16.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (10.32%) PhD
4 6 (3.87%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (2.58%) ISEB
6 3 (1.94%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.94%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.68%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) GCP
2 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (7.10%) Docker
2 8 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.87%) VMware Server
4 3 (1.94%) LXC
5 2 (1.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.29%) KVM
5 2 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
1 30 (19.35%) Puppet
2 25 (16.13%) Ansible
3 19 (12.26%) Terraform
4 10 (6.45%) HockeyApp
5 6 (3.87%) Salt
6 4 (2.58%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.94%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.29%) Mesos
9 1 (0.65%) Packer
Vendors
1 20 (12.90%) SAP
2 19 (12.26%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.10%) Google
4 10 (6.45%) Xamarin
5 8 (5.16%) VMware
6 4 (2.58%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.94%) Intel
8 2 (1.29%) New Relic
8 2 (1.29%) Nokia
8 2 (1.29%) Oracle
9 1 (0.65%) Apple
9 1 (0.65%) Perforce
9 1 (0.65%) Splunk