Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 188 136 110
Rank change year-on-year -52 -26 +12
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 47 162 287
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.96% 1.97% 2.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.55% 3.52% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 40 145 233
10th Percentile £42,500 £44,250 £46,250
25th Percentile £58,438 £55,250 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £73,750 £70,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.36% -6.67% +11.11%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £93,250 £103,000
Central London median annual salary £67,000 £72,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year -7.59% - +11.54%

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 3,039 4,603 6,322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 62.00% 55.83% 61.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,800 4,114 5,721
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £40,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,575 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +8.33%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Ruby as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ruby in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 2021. 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 +14 3 £45,000 -59.09%
Ruby
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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 30 (63.83%) AWS
2 25 (53.19%) Python
3 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
3 23 (48.94%) DevOps
4 20 (42.55%) Configuration Management
5 19 (40.43%) Azure
6 17 (36.17%) Java
7 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
8 15 (31.91%) Ruby on Rails
8 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (29.79%) Docker
10 13 (27.66%) Puppet
10 13 (27.66%) Infrastructure as Code
10 13 (27.66%) SQL
10 13 (27.66%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
11 12 (25.53%) Kubernetes
12 11 (23.40%) React
12 11 (23.40%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (23.40%) Node.js
12 11 (23.40%) SaaS
12 11 (23.40%) Finance
12 11 (23.40%) C#
12 11 (23.40%) Web Services
13 10 (21.28%) HTML
13 10 (21.28%) CSS
13 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
14 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
14 9 (19.15%) Active Directory

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 5 (10.64%) CMS
2 3 (6.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.13%) Apache TomEE
4 1 (2.13%) JBoss
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 30 (63.83%) AWS
2 19 (40.43%) Azure
3 11 (23.40%) SaaS
4 8 (17.02%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (17.02%) Serverless
5 7 (14.89%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (14.89%) Amazon S3
5 7 (14.89%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (12.77%) AWS KMS
6 6 (12.77%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (12.77%) Azure Data Factory
6 6 (12.77%) Azure Functions
6 6 (12.77%) Azure Key Vault
6 6 (12.77%) Azure Storage
7 4 (8.51%) GCP
7 4 (8.51%) GitHub
7 4 (8.51%) Heroku
7 4 (8.51%) PaaS
8 3 (6.38%) OpenShift
9 2 (4.26%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Intranet
2 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (12.77%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (12.77%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (12.77%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (12.77%) MySQL
3 4 (8.51%) Redis
4 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
2 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.77%) TeamCity
4 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.51%) GitLab
5 4 (8.51%) RSpec
5 4 (8.51%) Selenium
6 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.26%) Robot Framework
7 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.13%) Capybara
8 1 (2.13%) FishEye
8 1 (2.13%) Flyway
8 1 (2.13%) git-flow
8 1 (2.13%) Gradle
8 1 (2.13%) gulp
8 1 (2.13%) Hudson
8 1 (2.13%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Law
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (8.51%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (8.51%) Engineering Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) DevOps Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Graduate
6 2 (4.26%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Graduate Web Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) Ruby on Rails
2 11 (23.40%) Node.js
2 11 (23.40%) React
2 11 (23.40%) Web Services
3 10 (21.28%) CSS
3 10 (21.28%) HTML
4 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
5 4 (8.51%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (8.51%) Spring
6 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.38%) Java EE
6 3 (6.38%) JSP
6 3 (6.38%) JSTL
6 3 (6.38%) Servlets
7 2 (4.26%) JSON
7 2 (4.26%) LAMP
7 2 (4.26%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (4.26%) Redux
7 2 (4.26%) SOAP
8 1 (2.13%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Organisational Skills
1 5 (10.64%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.38%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Derivative
4 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) CentOS
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) DevOps
2 20 (42.55%) Configuration Management
3 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (27.66%) Infrastructure as Code
6 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
7 9 (19.15%) Microservices
8 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
8 8 (17.02%) TDD
9 7 (14.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (14.89%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (14.89%) High Availability
10 5 (10.64%) API Development
10 5 (10.64%) BDD
10 5 (10.64%) Content Management
10 5 (10.64%) Information Security
10 5 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (8.51%) Line Management
11 4 (8.51%) Scrum
11 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) Python
2 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.17%) Java
4 13 (27.66%) SQL
5 11 (23.40%) C#
6 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
7 8 (17.02%) PHP
8 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
8 6 (12.77%) Go
9 5 (10.64%) Scala
10 4 (8.51%) C
11 3 (6.38%) C++
11 3 (6.38%) Clojure
12 2 (4.26%) TypeScript
13 1 (2.13%) ES6
13 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
1 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.13%) PhD
2 1 (2.13%) RHCE
2 1 (2.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) Docker
2 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) Puppet
2 12 (25.53%) Kubernetes
3 11 (23.40%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (14.89%) Ansible
5 6 (12.77%) Failover Clustering
5 6 (12.77%) Terraform
6 3 (6.38%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (4.26%) Grafana
7 2 (4.26%) Graphite
7 2 (4.26%) HAProxy
7 2 (4.26%) Packer
7 2 (4.26%) Prometheus
8 1 (2.13%) Consul
8 1 (2.13%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Adobe
3 3 (6.38%) Fortinet
3 3 (6.38%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Aruba
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) Facebook
4 1 (2.13%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) New Relic
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.13%) Sybase