Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > England
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 104 93
Rank change year-on-year -25 -11 +33
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 3,992 4,989 5,463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.60% 3.06% 3.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.66% 5.52% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3,339 4,331 4,886
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £81,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 85,597 90,392 95,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.81% 55.40% 52.89%
Number of salaries quoted 71,703 74,706 82,759
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in England

Ruby
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Ruby in England

Ruby
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in England over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in England

Ruby
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the England region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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 +5 2,225 £65,000 +4.00% 383
North of England -10 644 £50,000 +8.11% 107
South East -78 566 £50,000 +5.26% 71
North West -26 323 £47,500 - 50
Yorkshire +6 292 £50,000 +11.11% 46
South West -23 208 £50,000 -4.76% 40
Midlands -57 200 £45,000 +5.88% 42
East of England -72 141 £45,000 -10.00% 46
West Midlands -27 125 £48,750 +21.88% 24
East Midlands -59 75 £42,500 -5.56% 18
North East -12 28 £47,500 +18.75% 11
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 2,332 (58.42%) Python
2 2,194 (54.96%) Agile Software Development
3 1,510 (37.83%) Java
4 1,427 (35.75%) Linux
5 1,382 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
6 1,357 (33.99%) DevOps
7 1,259 (31.54%) TDD
8 1,183 (29.63%) Git (software)
9 1,179 (29.53%) C#
10 1,094 (27.40%) JavaScript
11 993 (24.87%) BDD
12 984 (24.65%) Docker
13 961 (24.07%) Puppet
14 873 (21.87%) Node.js
15 853 (21.37%) Jenkins
16 846 (21.19%) .NET
17 839 (21.02%) Ansible
18 820 (20.54%) Bash Shell
19 799 (20.02%) Microsoft Azure
20 783 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
21 771 (19.31%) NoSQL
22 745 (18.66%) RESTful
23 738 (18.49%) SQL Server
24 737 (18.46%) Opscode Chef
25 715 (17.91%) MVC
26 690 (17.28%) Test Automation
27 656 (16.43%) Open Source
27 656 (16.43%) Configuration Management
28 636 (15.93%) SQL
29 634 (15.88%) Finance

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 236 (5.91%) Apache
2 229 (5.74%) Elasticsearch
3 143 (3.58%) OpenStack
4 139 (3.48%) Tomcat
5 120 (3.01%) nginx
6 78 (1.95%) Confluence
7 73 (1.83%) Apache Spark
8 53 (1.33%) CMS
9 50 (1.25%) CloudStack
10 43 (1.08%) WordPress
11 33 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
11 33 (0.83%) IIS
11 33 (0.83%) JBoss
12 30 (0.75%) Ethereum
13 21 (0.53%) WebLogic
14 20 (0.50%) WebSphere
15 17 (0.43%) Apache Solr
16 16 (0.40%) EPiServer
17 12 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 12 (0.30%) Jetty
Applications
1 17 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.13%) Chatbot
3 5 (0.13%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.050%) Blender
4 2 (0.050%) Snapchat
5 1 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.025%) GIMP
5 1 (0.025%) InVision
5 1 (0.025%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.025%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 43 (1.08%) thinkFolio
2 19 (0.48%) Distributed Ledger
2 19 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (0.30%) SunGard GMI
4 9 (0.23%) Magento
4 9 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.025%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.025%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 1 (0.025%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.025%) Ripple
6 1 (0.025%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 1 (0.025%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,382 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
2 799 (20.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 276 (6.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 248 (6.21%) GitHub
5 146 (3.66%) SaaS
6 121 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
7 110 (2.76%) Amazon S3
8 108 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
9 102 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 98 (2.45%) Serverless
11 84 (2.10%) PaaS
12 77 (1.93%) OpenShift
13 75 (1.88%) IaaS
14 60 (1.50%) Heroku
15 58 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
16 53 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 45 (1.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 36 (0.90%) Slack
19 34 (0.85%) Office 365
20 31 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 160 (4.01%) Internet
2 155 (3.88%) Firewall
3 122 (3.06%) TCP/IP
4 117 (2.93%) HTTP
5 113 (2.83%) DNS
6 83 (2.08%) VPN
7 50 (1.25%) BGP
8 34 (0.85%) OSPF
9 33 (0.83%) SSL
10 27 (0.68%) DHCP
11 23 (0.58%) WAN
12 22 (0.55%) LAN
12 22 (0.55%) VLAN
13 21 (0.53%) Network Security
14 20 (0.50%) SAN
15 17 (0.43%) Multicast
16 16 (0.40%) NAS
17 15 (0.38%) Sourcefire
18 14 (0.35%) Wireless
19 13 (0.33%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 771 (19.31%) NoSQL
2 738 (18.49%) SQL Server
3 547 (13.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 443 (11.10%) MySQL
5 320 (8.02%) MongoDB
6 235 (5.89%) PostgreSQL
7 196 (4.91%) Redis
8 189 (4.73%) Relational Database
9 130 (3.26%) Big Data
10 110 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 92 (2.30%) Blockchain
12 88 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
13 74 (1.85%) Hadoop
14 64 (1.60%) Neo4j
15 38 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 38 (0.95%) RDBMS
16 36 (0.90%) MariaDB
17 26 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
18 22 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
19 21 (0.53%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,183 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 853 (21.37%) Jenkins
3 359 (8.99%) Selenium
4 329 (8.24%) Cucumber
5 276 (6.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 247 (6.19%) TeamCity
7 243 (6.09%) JIRA
8 198 (4.96%) Vagrant
9 178 (4.46%) WebDriver
10 176 (4.41%) Maven
11 163 (4.08%) Subversion
12 111 (2.78%) Hudson
13 106 (2.66%) GitLab
14 105 (2.63%) SpecFlow
15 104 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
16 88 (2.20%) JMeter
17 76 (1.90%) SoapUI
18 74 (1.85%) JUnit
19 73 (1.83%) Appium
19 73 (1.83%) Gradle
General
1 634 (15.88%) Finance
2 251 (6.29%) Games
3 247 (6.19%) Banking
4 169 (4.23%) Retail
5 142 (3.56%) Marketing
6 92 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 72 (1.80%) Investment Banking
8 69 (1.73%) Front Office
9 59 (1.48%) Law
10 52 (1.30%) Advertising
10 52 (1.30%) Electronics
11 44 (1.10%) French Language
11 44 (1.10%) German Language
12 43 (1.08%) Italian Language
13 39 (0.98%) Financial Institution
13 39 (0.98%) Manufacturing
14 36 (0.90%) Music Industry
15 29 (0.73%) Legal
16 22 (0.55%) Spanish Language
17 17 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,728 (43.29%) Developer
2 757 (18.96%) DevOps Engineer
3 594 (14.88%) .NET Developer
4 273 (6.84%) Senior Developer
5 256 (6.41%) Linux Engineer
6 227 (5.69%) Ruby Developer
7 226 (5.66%) C# Developer
8 217 (5.44%) Software Engineer
9 201 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 190 (4.76%) Test Engineer
11 188 (4.71%) Cloud Engineer
12 173 (4.33%) Software Developer
13 172 (4.31%) Ruby on Rails Developer
14 167 (4.18%) ASP.NET Developer
14 167 (4.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 163 (4.08%) AWS Engineer
16 154 (3.86%) AWS DevOps
16 154 (3.86%) Junior
17 152 (3.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 148 (3.71%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 873 (21.87%) Node.js
2 846 (21.19%) .NET
3 745 (18.66%) RESTful
4 613 (15.36%) ASP.NET
5 609 (15.26%) Ruby on Rails
6 584 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 573 (14.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 562 (14.08%) HTML
9 503 (12.60%) CSS
10 493 (12.35%) WCF
11 464 (11.62%) AngularJS
12 430 (10.77%) .NET Framework
13 404 (10.12%) Entity Framework
14 371 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 355 (8.89%) React
16 326 (8.17%) Code First Entity Framework
17 273 (6.84%) Web Services
18 227 (5.69%) REST
19 193 (4.83%) HTML5
20 164 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 308 (7.72%) Computer Science
2 271 (6.79%) Fintech
3 211 (5.29%) Greenfield Project
4 144 (3.61%) Data Centre
5 142 (3.56%) Mobile App
6 130 (3.26%) User Experience
7 119 (2.98%) Public Cloud
8 118 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
9 114 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
10 85 (2.13%) Derivative
11 80 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 77 (1.93%) Equities
13 74 (1.85%) Hedge funds
14 70 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 69 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
16 68 (1.70%) Fixed Income
16 68 (1.70%) Social Media
17 65 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
18 64 (1.60%) BBC
19 53 (1.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1,427 (35.75%) Linux
2 473 (11.85%) Windows
3 361 (9.04%) Unix
4 190 (4.76%) CentOS
5 164 (4.11%) Ubuntu
6 155 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 141 (3.53%) Android
8 134 (3.36%) Apple iOS
9 89 (2.23%) Windows Server
10 54 (1.35%) Debian
11 43 (1.08%) Fedora
12 26 (0.65%) SUSE
13 25 (0.63%) Solaris
14 23 (0.58%) Mac OS X
15 22 (0.55%) VMS
16 20 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
18 13 (0.33%) Kali Linux
19 12 (0.30%) CoreOS
20 10 (0.25%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,194 (54.96%) Agile Software Development
2 1,357 (33.99%) DevOps
3 1,259 (31.54%) TDD
4 993 (24.87%) BDD
5 783 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
6 715 (17.91%) MVC
7 690 (17.28%) Test Automation
8 656 (16.43%) Configuration Management
8 656 (16.43%) Open Source
9 589 (14.75%) Web Application Development
10 554 (13.88%) Software Engineering
11 512 (12.83%) Scrum
12 346 (8.67%) Microservices
13 305 (7.64%) Continuous Delivery
14 274 (6.86%) OO
15 256 (6.41%) Problem-Solving
16 253 (6.34%) Mentoring
17 243 (6.09%) Web Development
18 227 (5.69%) Kanban
19 221 (5.54%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2,332 (58.42%) Python
2 1,510 (37.83%) Java
3 1,179 (29.53%) C#
4 1,094 (27.40%) JavaScript
5 820 (20.54%) Bash Shell
6 636 (15.93%) SQL
7 605 (15.16%) Perl
8 510 (12.78%) Go
9 459 (11.50%) C++
10 407 (10.20%) PHP
11 311 (7.79%) Scala
12 270 (6.76%) PowerShell
13 221 (5.54%) C
14 165 (4.13%) Shell Script
15 125 (3.13%) Elixir
16 114 (2.86%) Korn
17 105 (2.63%) Bourne shell
18 89 (2.23%) ES6
19 84 (2.10%) F#
20 74 (1.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 485 (12.15%) Degree
2 148 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 112 (2.81%) Security Cleared
4 65 (1.63%) SC Cleared
5 62 (1.55%) RHCE
6 59 (1.48%) RHCSA
7 52 (1.30%) AWS Certification
8 51 (1.28%) DV Cleared
9 45 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
10 35 (0.88%) CEH
11 32 (0.80%) CISSP
12 29 (0.73%) OSCP
13 26 (0.65%) PhD
14 22 (0.55%) Master's Degree
15 20 (0.50%) SANS
16 17 (0.43%) CISA
17 16 (0.40%) ISTQB
18 15 (0.38%) RHCA
18 15 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 14 (0.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 328 (8.22%) QA
2 23 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 17 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.38%) SLA
5 13 (0.33%) GDPR
6 12 (0.30%) EMIR
6 12 (0.30%) MiFID
7 10 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
8 8 (0.20%) FATCA
8 8 (0.20%) PMO
9 2 (0.050%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.050%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 1 (0.025%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.025%) FedRAMP
10 1 (0.025%) GAMP
10 1 (0.025%) SEPA
System Software
1 984 (24.65%) Docker
2 184 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (2.30%) vSphere
4 68 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
5 64 (1.60%) Active Directory
6 51 (1.28%) Hyper-V
7 33 (0.83%) HDFS
8 30 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (0.75%) Xen
9 27 (0.68%) XenServer
10 26 (0.65%) VirtualBox
11 22 (0.55%) NFS
12 18 (0.45%) iptables
13 17 (0.43%) KVM
14 15 (0.38%) Snort
15 13 (0.33%) VMware Server
16 12 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
17 9 (0.23%) pfSense
17 9 (0.23%) VMware NSX
18 8 (0.20%) LXC
Systems Management
1 961 (24.07%) Puppet
2 839 (21.02%) Ansible
3 737 (18.46%) Opscode Chef
4 633 (15.86%) Kubernetes
5 457 (11.45%) Terraform
6 181 (4.53%) Salt
7 175 (4.38%) Nagios
8 142 (3.56%) Docker Swarm
9 131 (3.28%) ZABBIX
10 130 (3.26%) Packer
11 113 (2.83%) Kibana
12 109 (2.73%) Grafana
13 102 (2.56%) Consul
14 100 (2.51%) Graphite
15 77 (1.93%) Prometheus
16 67 (1.68%) Opsview
17 56 (1.40%) HAProxy
18 55 (1.38%) Cobbler
19 36 (0.90%) Mesos
20 34 (0.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 429 (10.75%) Google
2 279 (6.99%) VMware
3 277 (6.94%) Microsoft
4 268 (6.71%) Red Hat
5 224 (5.61%) Oracle
6 91 (2.28%) Splunk
7 87 (2.18%) Facebook
8 83 (2.08%) Apple
9 76 (1.90%) New Relic
10 64 (1.60%) Sony
10 64 (1.60%) Yahoo!
11 54 (1.35%) Bloomberg
12 53 (1.33%) Reuters
13 46 (1.15%) Atlassian
14 43 (1.08%) Cisco
14 43 (1.08%) FXall
14 43 (1.08%) MarketAxess
14 43 (1.08%) Tradeweb
15 40 (1.00%) SAP
16 33 (0.83%) Salesforce.com