Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 146 114 110
Rank change year-on-year -32 -4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 162 277 307
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.87% 2.68% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.37% 4.32% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 165 232 299
Median annual salary £67,500 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £35,000 £46,375 £47,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.45% +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 4,806 6,410 6,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 55.56% 62.01% 59.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4,264 5,751 5,688
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 £40,250 £39,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 5 April 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 5 April 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 -10 1 £110,000 +175.00%
Ruby
Central London

For the 6 months to 5 April 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.

1 102 (62.96%) Python
2 83 (51.23%) AWS
3 64 (39.51%) DevOps
4 61 (37.65%) Java
5 60 (37.04%) Docker
6 57 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (33.33%) Kubernetes
8 50 (30.86%) JavaScript
9 41 (25.31%) Linux
10 38 (23.46%) RSpec
11 33 (20.37%) Azure
11 33 (20.37%) Jenkins
11 33 (20.37%) Ruby on Rails
12 31 (19.14%) TDD
12 31 (19.14%) Ansible
13 30 (18.52%) Degree
13 30 (18.52%) C#
13 30 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
13 30 (18.52%) Git (software)
14 29 (17.90%) Finance
15 28 (17.28%) Test Automation
15 28 (17.28%) Puppet
16 25 (15.43%) Software Engineering
17 24 (14.81%) PowerShell
17 24 (14.81%) Microservices
17 24 (14.81%) React
17 24 (14.81%) Infrastructure Automation
18 23 (14.20%) Bash Shell
18 23 (14.20%) C++
19 22 (13.58%) 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 21 (12.96%) Apache
2 19 (11.73%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.09%) CMS
4 4 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.23%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.62%) Confluence
6 1 (0.62%) Drupal
6 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Sketch
1 4 (2.47%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 83 (51.23%) AWS
2 33 (20.37%) Azure
3 17 (10.49%) GCP
4 12 (7.41%) Heroku
5 10 (6.17%) Serverless
6 8 (4.94%) SaaS
7 6 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (3.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (3.09%) GitHub
9 4 (2.47%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (2.47%) iTunes
10 3 (1.85%) BlazeMeter
10 3 (1.85%) Firebase
10 3 (1.85%) PaaS
11 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.23%) Datadog
11 2 (1.23%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.62%) AWS Fargate
12 1 (0.62%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.64%) DNS
2 13 (8.02%) HTTP
2 13 (8.02%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.47%) Firewall
4 2 (1.23%) DHCP
4 2 (1.23%) Internet
4 2 (1.23%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.62%) AMQP
5 1 (0.62%) IPv6
5 1 (0.62%) Network Security
5 1 (0.62%) SAN
5 1 (0.62%) SNMP
5 1 (0.62%) SSH
5 1 (0.62%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (4.94%) MongoDB
2 8 (4.94%) MySQL
2 8 (4.94%) NoSQL
2 8 (4.94%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (3.09%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.47%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.85%) BigQuery
8 2 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.23%) Power BI
8 2 (1.23%) QlikView
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.62%) Big Data
9 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (23.46%) RSpec
2 33 (20.37%) Jenkins
3 30 (18.52%) Git (software)
4 18 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 18 (11.11%) git-flow
5 13 (8.02%) Selenium
6 10 (6.17%) Appium
7 9 (5.56%) JIRA
7 9 (5.56%) TeamCity
8 6 (3.70%) Calabash
9 5 (3.09%) Postman
10 4 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.47%) Bitbucket
10 4 (2.47%) JUnit
10 4 (2.47%) Mockito
10 4 (2.47%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.85%) JMeter
11 3 (1.85%) Maven
11 3 (1.85%) NeoLoad
11 3 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 29 (17.90%) Finance
2 7 (4.32%) Banking
3 5 (3.09%) Law
3 5 (3.09%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.47%) Retail
5 3 (1.85%) Games
6 2 (1.23%) Advertising
7 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (25.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 39 (24.07%) Developer
3 21 (12.96%) Ruby Developer
4 16 (9.88%) Ruby Engineer
5 15 (9.26%) Software Engineer
5 15 (9.26%) Tester
6 12 (7.41%) Penetration Tester
7 7 (4.32%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (4.32%) Security Engineer
7 7 (4.32%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.70%) Backend Developer
8 6 (3.70%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.09%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.09%) QA Engineer
9 5 (3.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 5 (3.09%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (3.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (2.47%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 4 (2.47%) iOS Developer
10 4 (2.47%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.37%) Ruby on Rails
2 24 (14.81%) React
3 18 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
3 18 (11.11%) REST
4 15 (9.26%) SOAP
5 13 (8.02%) .NET
6 12 (7.41%) CSS
6 12 (7.41%) HTML
6 12 (7.41%) Node.js
6 12 (7.41%) XML
7 10 (6.17%) Web Services
8 8 (4.94%) AngularJS
9 7 (4.32%) .NET Core
9 7 (4.32%) RESTful
9 7 (4.32%) Spring
10 6 (3.70%) WebdriverIO
11 5 (3.09%) Hibernate
11 5 (3.09%) Kafka
12 4 (2.47%) Java EE
12 4 (2.47%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.96%) Public Cloud
2 19 (11.73%) Data Centre
3 15 (9.26%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (4.32%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.32%) User Experience
6 5 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.85%) Cyberattack
7 3 (1.85%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.23%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.62%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 41 (25.31%) Linux
2 10 (6.17%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.70%) Android
3 6 (3.70%) CentOS
4 4 (2.47%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.47%) Unix
5 3 (1.85%) Windows
6 2 (1.23%) Debian
6 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (39.51%) DevOps
2 57 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (19.14%) TDD
4 28 (17.28%) Test Automation
5 25 (15.43%) Software Engineering
6 24 (14.81%) Infrastructure Automation
6 24 (14.81%) Microservices
7 21 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (12.35%) BDD
9 19 (11.73%) Open Source
9 19 (11.73%) Scrum
10 18 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 18 (11.11%) Insurtech
10 18 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (11.11%) Release Management
11 17 (10.49%) OOP
12 16 (9.88%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (9.88%) Fintech
12 16 (9.88%) Infrastructure as Code
13 15 (9.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (62.96%) Python
2 61 (37.65%) Java
3 50 (30.86%) JavaScript
4 30 (18.52%) C#
5 24 (14.81%) PowerShell
6 23 (14.20%) Bash Shell
6 23 (14.20%) C++
7 19 (11.73%) Perl
8 15 (9.26%) Go
9 13 (8.02%) Scala
10 11 (6.79%) SQL
11 7 (4.32%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.09%) PHP
13 4 (2.47%) Apple Swift
13 4 (2.47%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.85%) Groovy
14 3 (1.85%) Kotlin
14 3 (1.85%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.23%) Clojure
15 2 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (18.52%) Degree
2 15 (9.26%) OSCP
3 12 (7.41%) CEH
3 12 (7.41%) GWAPT
4 5 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.85%) CREST Certified
5 3 (1.85%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.23%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.62%) PhD
7 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.02%) QA
System Software
1 60 (37.04%) Docker
2 16 (9.88%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.62%) NFS
4 1 (0.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 54 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 31 (19.14%) Ansible
3 30 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (17.28%) Puppet
5 22 (13.58%) Terraform
6 19 (11.73%) Prometheus
7 17 (10.49%) Consul
7 17 (10.49%) Icinga
7 17 (10.49%) Packer
8 16 (9.88%) Salt
9 2 (1.23%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.23%) Rancher
9 2 (1.23%) SELinux
10 1 (0.62%) Grafana
10 1 (0.62%) Kibana
10 1 (0.62%) Matomo
Vendors
1 10 (6.17%) Google
2 4 (2.47%) Apple
3 2 (1.23%) AppDynamics
3 2 (1.23%) CyberArk
3 2 (1.23%) IBM
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle
3 2 (1.23%) PagerDuty
3 2 (1.23%) Samsung
3 2 (1.23%) Solace
3 2 (1.23%) Splunk
3 2 (1.23%) Sybase
3 2 (1.23%) Tableau
4 1 (0.62%) Facebook
4 1 (0.62%) HubSpot