Period
to 18 January 2020

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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 155 121 105
Rank change year-on-year -34 -16 -11
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 163 262 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.79% 2.55% 2.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.10% 4.06% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 127 216 270
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £43,400 £50,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £106,250 £92,625
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +2.77%

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 5,259 6,458 6,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.65% 62.88% 57.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4,600 5,876 5,446
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +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 18 January 2020.

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 18 January 2020. 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 -11 1 - -
Ruby
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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.

1 110 (67.48%) Python
2 76 (46.63%) Java
3 72 (44.17%) AWS
4 66 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (35.58%) DevOps
6 55 (33.74%) Finance
7 50 (30.67%) JavaScript
7 50 (30.67%) Linux
7 50 (30.67%) Docker
8 47 (28.83%) C#
8 47 (28.83%) Degree
9 43 (26.38%) Kubernetes
10 41 (25.15%) Software Engineering
11 39 (23.93%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (21.47%) Computer Science
13 33 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (19.02%) Git (software)
15 30 (18.40%) Ansible
15 30 (18.40%) C++
15 30 (18.40%) OOP
16 29 (17.79%) Self-Motivation
17 28 (17.18%) Jenkins
17 28 (17.18%) TDD
18 27 (16.56%) OO
18 27 (16.56%) Puppet
19 26 (15.95%) Azure
19 26 (15.95%) Opscode Chef
20 25 (15.34%) Open Source
21 24 (14.72%) Test Automation
21 24 (14.72%) Configuration Management

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 (6.13%) Elasticsearch
1 10 (6.13%) Tomcat
2 8 (4.91%) CMS
3 7 (4.29%) Apache
3 7 (4.29%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.07%) JBoss
5 4 (2.45%) Apache TomEE
6 3 (1.84%) Drupal
6 3 (1.84%) WordPress
7 2 (1.23%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.61%) Confluence
8 1 (0.61%) Headless CMS
8 1 (0.61%) IIS
8 1 (0.61%) nginx
8 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 72 (44.17%) AWS
2 26 (15.95%) Azure
3 13 (7.98%) GCP
4 10 (6.13%) Serverless
5 9 (5.52%) Heroku
5 9 (5.52%) SaaS
6 7 (4.29%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (3.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (3.68%) GitHub
8 5 (3.07%) Office 365
8 5 (3.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (2.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (2.45%) IaaS
9 4 (2.45%) PaaS
10 3 (1.84%) BlazeMeter
10 3 (1.84%) Datadog
11 2 (1.23%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (1.23%) Amazon EKS
12 1 (0.61%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.91%) DNS
2 6 (3.68%) HTTP
3 5 (3.07%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.45%) Firewall
5 2 (1.23%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.61%) Internet
6 1 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.75%) MySQL
3 10 (6.13%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (6.13%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.91%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.68%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.45%) Redis
7 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.61%) Big Data
8 1 (0.61%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.61%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.61%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.61%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (19.02%) Git (software)
2 28 (17.18%) Jenkins
3 21 (12.88%) Cucumber
4 19 (11.66%) Selenium
5 17 (10.43%) RSpec
6 12 (7.36%) Subversion
7 11 (6.75%) JIRA
7 11 (6.75%) JUnit
7 11 (6.75%) Mockito
8 10 (6.13%) WebDriver
9 8 (4.91%) git-flow
9 8 (4.91%) Maven
10 7 (4.29%) CircleCI
11 6 (3.68%) Ant
11 6 (3.68%) Appium
11 6 (3.68%) DbUnit
11 6 (3.68%) Gradle
11 6 (3.68%) Hudson
12 4 (2.45%) JBehave
12 4 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 55 (33.74%) Finance
2 11 (6.75%) Advertising
3 9 (5.52%) Retail
4 4 (2.45%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.84%) Law
6 2 (1.23%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Billing
7 1 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 46 (28.22%) Developer
2 31 (19.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (16.56%) Software Engineer
4 19 (11.66%) Ruby Developer
5 12 (7.36%) Java Developer
6 11 (6.75%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.13%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (4.29%) Backend Developer
9 6 (3.68%) QA Engineer
9 6 (3.68%) Ruby Engineer
9 6 (3.68%) Security Engineer
9 6 (3.68%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (3.68%) Tester
10 5 (3.07%) Agile Java Developer
10 5 (3.07%) Graduate
10 5 (3.07%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (3.07%) Graduate Java Developer
10 5 (3.07%) Lead DevOps
10 5 (3.07%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.07%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 21 (12.88%) React
3 19 (11.66%) Web Services
4 15 (9.20%) .NET
5 14 (8.59%) CSS
5 14 (8.59%) HTML
6 13 (7.98%) Node.js
7 12 (7.36%) Elastic Stack
8 9 (5.52%) AngularJS
8 9 (5.52%) RESTful
9 7 (4.29%) Kafka
9 7 (4.29%) REST
9 7 (4.29%) Spring
10 6 (3.68%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (3.68%) WebdriverIO
11 5 (3.07%) Hibernate
11 5 (3.07%) SOAP
12 4 (2.45%) JSP
12 4 (2.45%) Servlets
12 4 (2.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.79%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (9.20%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (7.36%) Public Cloud
4 9 (5.52%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.91%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.07%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.07%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.84%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.84%) Social Media
8 2 (1.23%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.61%) BBC
9 1 (0.61%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.61%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 50 (30.67%) Linux
2 8 (4.91%) CentOS
2 8 (4.91%) Windows
3 6 (3.68%) Android
3 6 (3.68%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.68%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.07%) Ubuntu
4 5 (3.07%) Unix
5 3 (1.84%) Debian
6 2 (1.23%) Fedora
6 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (35.58%) DevOps
3 41 (25.15%) Software Engineering
4 39 (23.93%) Problem-Solving
5 35 (21.47%) Computer Science
6 33 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (18.40%) OOP
8 28 (17.18%) TDD
9 27 (16.56%) OO
10 25 (15.34%) Open Source
11 24 (14.72%) Configuration Management
11 24 (14.72%) Scrum
11 24 (14.72%) Test Automation
12 23 (14.11%) BDD
12 23 (14.11%) Multithreading
13 22 (13.50%) Infrastructure as Code
14 21 (12.88%) Fintech
15 19 (11.66%) Risk Management
16 18 (11.04%) Backtesting
16 18 (11.04%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 110 (67.48%) Python
2 76 (46.63%) Java
3 50 (30.67%) JavaScript
4 47 (28.83%) C#
5 30 (18.40%) C++
6 19 (11.66%) Bash Shell
7 18 (11.04%) PowerShell
8 15 (9.20%) Go
9 14 (8.59%) Perl
9 14 (8.59%) SQL
10 13 (7.98%) Scala
11 7 (4.29%) Clojure
12 6 (3.68%) PHP
13 5 (3.07%) Groovy
13 5 (3.07%) Kotlin
14 3 (1.84%) Elixir
14 3 (1.84%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.23%) Apple Swift
15 2 (1.23%) Korn
15 2 (1.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 47 (28.83%) Degree
2 9 (5.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.68%) OSCP
4 4 (2.45%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.84%) CEH
5 3 (1.84%) CREST Certified
5 3 (1.84%) GWAPT
5 3 (1.84%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.36%) QA
2 4 (2.45%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (30.67%) Docker
2 8 (4.91%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.07%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.61%) NFS
6 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.61%) vSphere
6 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (26.38%) Kubernetes
2 30 (18.40%) Ansible
3 27 (16.56%) Puppet
4 26 (15.95%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (12.27%) Terraform
6 14 (8.59%) Prometheus
7 9 (5.52%) Salt
8 8 (4.91%) Consul
9 7 (4.29%) Icinga
9 7 (4.29%) Packer
10 5 (3.07%) Grafana
10 5 (3.07%) Graphite
11 3 (1.84%) Nagios
11 3 (1.84%) Rancher
12 2 (1.23%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (1.23%) Kibana
12 2 (1.23%) logstash
12 2 (1.23%) Mesos
12 2 (1.23%) SELinux
13 1 (0.61%) Matomo
Vendors
1 10 (6.13%) Google
2 9 (5.52%) Oracle
3 5 (3.07%) Citrix
3 5 (3.07%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.45%) New Relic
5 3 (1.84%) AppDynamics
5 3 (1.84%) CyberArk
5 3 (1.84%) IBM
5 3 (1.84%) PagerDuty
5 3 (1.84%) Splunk
6 2 (1.23%) HubSpot
6 2 (1.23%) Solace
6 2 (1.23%) VMware
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.61%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.61%) Sybase