Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 123 106
Rank change year-on-year +59 -17 -30
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 165 55 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.60% 1.72% 2.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.66% 3.08% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 143 55 91
Bristol median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,950 £23,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £85,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +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 2,154 1,786 2,145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 60.02% 55.71% 59.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,810 1,518 2,000
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% +5.19% +4.05%

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 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 93 (56.36%) Python
2 88 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (39.39%) C#
4 57 (34.55%) Java
5 51 (30.91%) TDD
6 47 (28.48%) BDD
7 46 (27.88%) Test Automation
8 45 (27.27%) Node.js
8 45 (27.27%) .NET
9 44 (26.67%) Degree
9 44 (26.67%) Git (software)
10 42 (25.45%) Linux
11 41 (24.85%) RESTful
12 40 (24.24%) SQL
13 39 (23.64%) OO
14 38 (23.03%) Amazon AWS
14 38 (23.03%) Cucumber
15 34 (20.61%) DevOps
16 33 (20.00%) Jenkins
16 33 (20.00%) JavaScript
16 33 (20.00%) Computer Science
16 33 (20.00%) Finance
17 32 (19.39%) Continuous Integration
18 31 (18.79%) Telecoms
19 30 (18.18%) Machine Learning
19 30 (18.18%) SpecFlow
19 30 (18.18%) NoSQL
19 30 (18.18%) Puppet
19 30 (18.18%) Mobile App
19 30 (18.18%) Opscode Chef

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 9 (5.45%) Confluence
2 6 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.82%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.21%) ThingWorx
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 38 (23.03%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.48%) PaaS
2 14 (8.48%) SaaS
3 13 (7.88%) TestFlight
4 10 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (4.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (4.85%) IaaS
6 6 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.09%) MQTT
2 9 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.85%) Firewall
3 8 (4.85%) VPN
4 7 (4.24%) DNS
5 6 (3.64%) SSL
6 5 (3.03%) Internet
7 3 (1.82%) Wireless
8 1 (0.61%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 24 (14.55%) SQL Server
3 23 (13.94%) SQL Server 2016
4 19 (11.52%) Data Mining
5 11 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 11 (6.67%) MySQL
6 10 (6.06%) Neo4j
7 5 (3.03%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.82%) Big Data
8 3 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 44 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 38 (23.03%) Cucumber
3 33 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 30 (18.18%) SpecFlow
5 26 (15.76%) Calabash
6 25 (15.15%) Appium
7 22 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (11.52%) Selenium
9 13 (7.88%) Android Studio
9 13 (7.88%) Xcode
10 12 (7.27%) JMeter
11 9 (5.45%) Gatling
11 9 (5.45%) JBehave
11 9 (5.45%) JIRA
11 9 (5.45%) JUnit
11 9 (5.45%) TeamCity
12 8 (4.85%) Jasmine
12 8 (4.85%) Protractor
12 8 (4.85%) WebDriver
13 6 (3.64%) Mercurial
General
1 33 (20.00%) Finance
2 31 (18.79%) Telecoms
3 27 (16.36%) Electronics
3 27 (16.36%) Manufacturing
3 27 (16.36%) Marketing
4 24 (14.55%) Advertising
5 6 (3.64%) Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (41.82%) Developer
2 24 (14.55%) .NET Developer
3 22 (13.33%) Automation Tester
3 22 (13.33%) Tester
4 19 (11.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (10.91%) Machine Learning Researcher
6 17 (10.30%) Linux Engineer
7 16 (9.70%) Test Leader
8 15 (9.09%) Ruby Developer
9 13 (7.88%) Web Developer
10 11 (6.67%) Site Engineer
11 9 (5.45%) Automation Engineer
11 9 (5.45%) Developer in Test
11 9 (5.45%) Senior DevOps
11 9 (5.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 9 (5.45%) Test Automation Developer
12 8 (4.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 8 (4.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 6 (3.64%) Junior
13 6 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.27%) .NET
1 45 (27.27%) Node.js
2 41 (24.85%) RESTful
3 24 (14.55%) ASP.NET
3 24 (14.55%) ASP.NET Web API
3 24 (14.55%) HTML
3 24 (14.55%) Ruby on Rails
3 24 (14.55%) WCF
4 23 (13.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (13.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 23 (13.94%) CSS
4 23 (13.94%) Web Services
5 21 (12.73%) AngularJS
6 18 (10.91%) React
7 13 (7.88%) REST
8 11 (6.67%) JSON
9 6 (3.64%) Behat
9 6 (3.64%) HTML5
10 5 (3.03%) CSS3
11 4 (2.42%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 30 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 26 (15.76%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (12.12%) User Experience
5 18 (10.91%) Algorithms
6 12 (7.27%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (6.06%) Management Information System
8 9 (5.45%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.82%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.82%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.82%) Linked Data
9 3 (1.82%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.21%) Arduino
11 1 (0.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.61%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.45%) Linux
2 14 (8.48%) Android
2 14 (8.48%) Apple iOS
3 11 (6.67%) Unix
4 5 (3.03%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (30.91%) TDD
3 47 (28.48%) BDD
4 46 (27.88%) Test Automation
5 39 (23.64%) OO
6 34 (20.61%) DevOps
7 32 (19.39%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (18.18%) Machine Learning
9 29 (17.58%) Open Source
10 28 (16.97%) Software Engineering
11 27 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (16.36%) Digital Marketing
11 27 (16.36%) Programme Management
12 26 (15.76%) Microservices
13 25 (15.15%) MVC
14 24 (14.55%) Continuous Delivery
15 23 (13.94%) Web Application Development
16 17 (10.30%) Refactoring
17 16 (9.70%) Technical Architecture
17 16 (9.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 93 (56.36%) Python
2 65 (39.39%) C#
3 57 (34.55%) Java
4 40 (24.24%) SQL
5 33 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 22 (13.33%) Shell Script
7 13 (7.88%) Bash Shell
8 8 (4.85%) Perl
9 6 (3.64%) Go
9 6 (3.64%) PHP
10 2 (1.21%) C
10 2 (1.21%) C++
10 2 (1.21%) ES6
10 2 (1.21%) Scala
11 1 (0.61%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.61%) Erlang
11 1 (0.61%) F#
11 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 44 (26.67%) Degree
2 30 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (10.91%) PhD
4 10 (6.06%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (4.85%) ISEB
5 8 (4.85%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.82%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.24%) Docker
2 3 (1.82%) LXC
Systems Management
1 30 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 30 (18.18%) Puppet
2 26 (15.76%) Ansible
3 16 (9.70%) Terraform
4 13 (7.88%) HockeyApp
5 10 (6.06%) Salt
6 1 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.61%) Packer
Vendors
1 27 (16.36%) SAP
2 23 (13.94%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.88%) Xamarin
4 10 (6.06%) Google
5 3 (1.82%) Intel
6 2 (1.21%) Nokia