Period
to 15 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 115 104
Rank change year-on-year -36 -11 -17
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 203 308 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.02% 2.76% 2.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.42% 4.45% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 150 276 277
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +11.54% +4.00%
10th Percentile £44,750 £48,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £103,750 £94,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%

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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,943 6,923 5,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.21% 62.13% 56.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5,171 6,301 5,320
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £43,125 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £68,750 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +8.33% +4.35%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in the City of London

Ruby
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby in the City of London.

Salary trend for Ruby in the City of London

Ruby
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Ruby in the City of London

Ruby
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the City of London region over the 6 months to 15 November 2019. 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
London Bridge -10 5 £70,000 +27.27%
Ruby
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 126 (62.07%) Python
2 88 (43.35%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (36.45%) AWS
4 73 (35.96%) Java
4 73 (35.96%) Finance
5 69 (33.99%) Linux
5 69 (33.99%) DevOps
6 67 (33.00%) JavaScript
7 57 (28.08%) Docker
8 54 (26.60%) Kubernetes
9 51 (25.12%) Degree
10 49 (24.14%) C#
10 49 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
11 47 (23.15%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (22.66%) Software Engineering
13 45 (22.17%) TDD
14 44 (21.67%) Computer Science
15 43 (21.18%) BDD
16 42 (20.69%) Ansible
17 41 (20.20%) Git (software)
17 41 (20.20%) OOP
18 40 (19.70%) OO
18 40 (19.70%) Jenkins
19 39 (19.21%) Azure
20 38 (18.72%) Multithreading
20 38 (18.72%) Ruby on Rails
21 36 (17.73%) C++
22 35 (17.24%) Self-Motivation
23 33 (16.26%) Backtesting
24 31 (15.27%) Terraform

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (4.93%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (3.94%) OpenStack
3 7 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.45%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.96%) Confluence
5 5 (2.46%) JBoss
5 5 (2.46%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.97%) Apache TomEE
7 3 (1.48%) CMS
7 3 (1.48%) Drupal
7 3 (1.48%) WordPress
8 2 (0.99%) Apache
8 2 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.49%) Headless CMS
9 1 (0.49%) IIS
9 1 (0.49%) nginx
9 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 74 (36.45%) AWS
2 39 (19.21%) Azure
3 18 (8.87%) GCP
4 12 (5.91%) SaaS
5 11 (5.42%) PaaS
6 10 (4.93%) GitHub
7 9 (4.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (4.43%) Heroku
7 9 (4.43%) OpenShift
7 9 (4.43%) Serverless
8 8 (3.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (3.45%) Amazon S3
9 7 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (2.96%) IaaS
11 5 (2.46%) Amazon ECS
11 5 (2.46%) Office 365
12 4 (1.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (1.97%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.43%) Firewall
2 8 (3.94%) DNS
3 3 (1.48%) HTTP
3 3 (1.48%) SMS
4 2 (0.99%) Internet
4 2 (0.99%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.99%) SAN
4 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.34%) MySQL
2 15 (7.39%) SQL Server
3 14 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.91%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.91%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.96%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.46%) Redis
7 4 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.99%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.99%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.99%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.49%) Big Data
10 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.49%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (20.20%) Git (software)
2 40 (19.70%) Jenkins
3 26 (12.81%) Cucumber
4 21 (10.34%) Selenium
5 14 (6.90%) JIRA
6 12 (5.91%) JUnit
6 12 (5.91%) Maven
6 12 (5.91%) Mockito
6 12 (5.91%) WebDriver
7 11 (5.42%) RSpec
7 11 (5.42%) Subversion
8 8 (3.94%) CircleCI
9 7 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (3.45%) CF BOSH
9 7 (3.45%) Hudson
9 7 (3.45%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.96%) Ant
10 6 (2.96%) DbUnit
10 6 (2.96%) Gradle
11 5 (2.46%) Bitbucket
General
1 73 (35.96%) Finance
2 16 (7.88%) Retail
3 9 (4.43%) Advertising
4 7 (3.45%) Banking
5 5 (2.46%) Law
6 4 (1.97%) Billing
6 4 (1.97%) Marketing
7 3 (1.48%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.48%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.99%) Front Office
8 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.49%) Back Office
9 1 (0.49%) Games
9 1 (0.49%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 59 (29.06%) Developer
2 35 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (17.24%) Software Engineer
3 26 (12.81%) Ruby Developer
4 15 (7.39%) Cloud Engineer
5 14 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 10 (4.93%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 10 (4.93%) Senior Developer
6 10 (4.93%) Test Engineer
7 9 (4.43%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (3.94%) Azure DevOps
8 8 (3.94%) Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (3.45%) Agile Developer
9 7 (3.45%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (3.45%) Ruby Engineer
10 6 (2.96%) Core Java Developer
10 6 (2.96%) Graduate Java Developer
10 6 (2.96%) Lead DevOps
10 6 (2.96%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.72%) Ruby on Rails
2 24 (11.82%) HTML
3 23 (11.33%) CSS
4 19 (9.36%) Web Services
5 17 (8.37%) .NET
5 17 (8.37%) React
6 14 (6.90%) Node.js
7 8 (3.94%) Kafka
7 8 (3.94%) REST
7 8 (3.94%) RESTful
8 7 (3.45%) AngularJS
8 7 (3.45%) JSON
8 7 (3.45%) SOAP
9 6 (2.96%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (2.96%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (2.96%) Vue.js
10 5 (2.46%) Spring
11 4 (1.97%) GraphQL
11 4 (1.97%) jQuery
12 3 (1.48%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.24%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (7.39%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (6.40%) Mobile App
3 13 (6.40%) Public Cloud
4 7 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.96%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.96%) Cloud Native
5 6 (2.96%) User Experience
6 5 (2.46%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.46%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.48%) PKI
8 3 (1.48%) Social Media
9 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) BBC
10 1 (0.49%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 69 (33.99%) Linux
2 16 (7.88%) Windows
3 9 (4.43%) CentOS
4 8 (3.94%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.96%) Unix
6 5 (2.46%) Android
6 5 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.46%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.48%) Debian
8 3 (1.48%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.99%) Fedora
9 2 (0.99%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.49%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (43.35%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (33.99%) DevOps
3 49 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
4 47 (23.15%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (22.66%) Software Engineering
6 45 (22.17%) TDD
7 44 (21.67%) Computer Science
8 43 (21.18%) BDD
9 41 (20.20%) OOP
10 40 (19.70%) OO
11 38 (18.72%) Multithreading
12 33 (16.26%) Backtesting
13 31 (15.27%) Low Latency
14 30 (14.78%) Open Source
14 30 (14.78%) Risk Management
15 29 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
15 29 (14.29%) Proprietary Trading
15 29 (14.29%) Test Automation
15 29 (14.29%) Ultra-Low Latency
16 24 (11.82%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 126 (62.07%) Python
2 73 (35.96%) Java
3 67 (33.00%) JavaScript
4 49 (24.14%) C#
5 36 (17.73%) C++
6 28 (13.79%) Bash Shell
7 25 (12.32%) PowerShell
8 24 (11.82%) Go
9 18 (8.87%) SQL
10 13 (6.40%) Perl
11 12 (5.91%) PHP
12 9 (4.43%) Scala
13 8 (3.94%) Clojure
14 6 (2.96%) Elixir
15 5 (2.46%) Kotlin
16 4 (1.97%) Groovy
17 3 (1.48%) Java 8
17 3 (1.48%) Shell Script
17 3 (1.48%) TypeScript
18 2 (0.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 51 (25.12%) Degree
2 5 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.48%) CREST Certified
3 3 (1.48%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.48%) OSCP
3 3 (1.48%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.99%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.39%) QA
2 4 (1.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 57 (28.08%) Docker
2 7 (3.45%) vSphere
3 6 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.46%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (26.60%) Kubernetes
2 42 (20.69%) Ansible
3 31 (15.27%) Puppet
3 31 (15.27%) Terraform
4 27 (13.30%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.94%) Prometheus
6 6 (2.96%) Nagios
7 5 (2.46%) Graphite
8 4 (1.97%) Grafana
8 4 (1.97%) Packer
8 4 (1.97%) Sysdig
9 3 (1.48%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (1.48%) Rancher
9 3 (1.48%) Salt
9 3 (1.48%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.99%) Consul
10 2 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.99%) logstash
10 2 (0.99%) Mesos
10 2 (0.99%) SELinux
Vendors
1 13 (6.40%) Oracle
2 9 (4.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.45%) Google
3 7 (3.45%) VMware
4 6 (2.96%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.46%) Citrix
5 5 (2.46%) New Relic
6 4 (1.97%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.48%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.48%) CyberArk
7 3 (1.48%) IBM
7 3 (1.48%) PagerDuty
7 3 (1.48%) Perforce
7 3 (1.48%) Splunk
8 2 (0.99%) HubSpot
8 2 (0.99%) Solace
9 1 (0.49%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.49%) Facebook
9 1 (0.49%) Sony
9 1 (0.49%) Tableau