Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > England
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 126 106
Rank change year-on-year -43 -20 -15
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2,711 4,182 5,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.08% 2.68% 3.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.88% 4.79% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,200 3,488 4,481
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

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 69,938 87,287 92,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.57% 55.88% 55.38%
Number of salaries quoted 57,612 73,028 76,388
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,475 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 19 September 2019.

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 19 September 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 -31 1,448 £65,000 - 235
South East -17 456 £55,000 +15.79% 70
North of England -60 406 £50,000 - 93
North West -27 211 £53,911 +13.50% 46
South West -17 187 £47,500 -5.00% 35
Yorkshire -71 163 £49,500 -1.00% 42
East of England +44 127 £55,000 +22.22% 23
Midlands -83 71 £52,500 +14.13% 22
West Midlands -54 51 £50,000 -4.76% 17
North East +21 32 £42,500 -5.56% 5
East Midlands -48 20 £60,000 +37.14% 5
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 England region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 1,734 (63.96%) Python
2 1,364 (50.31%) Agile Software Development
3 1,048 (38.66%) AWS
4 1,034 (38.14%) DevOps
5 1,008 (37.18%) Linux
6 1,006 (37.11%) Java
7 835 (30.80%) Docker
8 791 (29.18%) JavaScript
9 674 (24.86%) Puppet
10 641 (23.64%) Kubernetes
11 627 (23.13%) Ansible
12 623 (22.98%) TDD
13 614 (22.65%) Git (software)
14 595 (21.95%) C#
15 582 (21.47%) Azure
16 560 (20.66%) Opscode Chef
17 530 (19.55%) Test Automation
18 528 (19.48%) Software Engineering
19 522 (19.25%) Bash Shell
20 497 (18.33%) Terraform
21 473 (17.45%) Ruby on Rails
22 471 (17.37%) Node.js
23 468 (17.26%) Jenkins
24 427 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
25 426 (15.71%) BDD
26 402 (14.83%) PHP
27 394 (14.53%) Scrum
28 383 (14.13%) MySQL
29 382 (14.09%) Go
30 381 (14.05%) Windows

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
1 171 (6.31%) Elasticsearch
2 118 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 110 (4.06%) Apache
4 91 (3.36%) OpenStack
5 88 (3.25%) nginx
6 73 (2.69%) Confluence
7 62 (2.29%) JBoss
8 54 (1.99%) IIS
9 36 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
10 33 (1.22%) WebLogic
11 27 (1.00%) Apache Spark
12 25 (0.92%) CloudStack
13 23 (0.85%) CMS
14 19 (0.70%) WordPress
15 18 (0.66%) WebSphere
16 13 (0.48%) Drupal
17 12 (0.44%) SharePoint
18 10 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 9 (0.33%) Apache TomEE
19 9 (0.33%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 8 (0.30%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.26%) Chatbot
3 6 (0.22%) Adobe XD
3 6 (0.22%) InVision
3 6 (0.22%) Zeplin
4 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.11%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.074%) Sketch
6 2 (0.074%) SPSS
7 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.037%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.037%) Stata
Business Applications
1 50 (1.84%) Payment Gateway
2 15 (0.55%) thinkFolio
3 12 (0.44%) Summit
4 8 (0.30%) Magento
5 2 (0.074%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.074%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.037%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.037%) Eze OMS
6 1 (0.037%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.037%) Relativity
6 1 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.037%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,048 (38.66%) AWS
2 582 (21.47%) Azure
3 327 (12.06%) GCP
4 205 (7.56%) SaaS
5 128 (4.72%) OpenShift
5 128 (4.72%) Serverless
6 118 (4.35%) GitHub
7 110 (4.06%) AWS CloudFormation
8 88 (3.25%) Amazon S3
9 85 (3.14%) AWS Lambda
10 84 (3.10%) PaaS
11 83 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
12 82 (3.02%) Amazon EC2
13 78 (2.88%) IaaS
14 61 (2.25%) Office 365
15 46 (1.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 44 (1.62%) Heroku
17 42 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 40 (1.48%) IBM Cloud
19 38 (1.40%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 163 (6.01%) Firewall
2 134 (4.94%) TCP/IP
3 115 (4.24%) DNS
4 67 (2.47%) VPN
5 46 (1.70%) HTTP
6 41 (1.51%) DHCP
7 35 (1.29%) Internet
8 25 (0.92%) VLAN
9 24 (0.89%) Skype
10 23 (0.85%) Network Security
11 22 (0.81%) SAN
12 16 (0.59%) SSL
13 14 (0.52%) SMTP
14 13 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
15 12 (0.44%) VoIP
16 11 (0.41%) BIG-IP
16 11 (0.41%) FabricPath
16 11 (0.41%) SMS
17 9 (0.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (14.13%) MySQL
2 345 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 311 (11.47%) NoSQL
4 182 (6.71%) PostgreSQL
5 168 (6.20%) SQL Server 2016
6 162 (5.98%) MongoDB
7 97 (3.58%) Relational Database
8 81 (2.99%) Big Data
9 79 (2.91%) Redis
10 57 (2.10%) Neo4j
11 52 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
12 47 (1.73%) RDBMS
13 46 (1.70%) Hadoop
14 42 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
15 40 (1.48%) CouchDB
16 35 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
16 35 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
17 31 (1.14%) MariaDB
18 30 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
19 25 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 614 (22.65%) Git (software)
2 468 (17.26%) Jenkins
3 302 (11.14%) Selenium
4 204 (7.52%) Cucumber
5 161 (5.94%) JIRA
6 160 (5.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 144 (5.31%) WebDriver
8 118 (4.35%) RSpec
9 98 (3.61%) JMeter
10 90 (3.32%) TeamCity
11 80 (2.95%) GitLab
12 77 (2.84%) Appium
13 71 (2.62%) SoapUI
14 69 (2.55%) Sonatype Nexus
15 64 (2.36%) Vagrant
16 61 (2.25%) Maven
17 59 (2.18%) Subversion
18 52 (1.92%) WATIR
19 48 (1.77%) Calabash
20 44 (1.62%) Hudson
General
1 363 (13.39%) Finance
2 164 (6.05%) Banking
3 135 (4.98%) Retail
4 112 (4.13%) Games
5 94 (3.47%) Public Sector
6 81 (2.99%) Marketing
7 44 (1.62%) Law
8 27 (1.00%) Telecoms
9 24 (0.89%) Investment Banking
10 22 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 21 (0.77%) Front Office
12 19 (0.70%) German Language
13 18 (0.66%) Advertising
13 18 (0.66%) French Language
13 18 (0.66%) Italian Language
13 18 (0.66%) Legal
13 18 (0.66%) Spanish Language
14 11 (0.41%) Billing
14 11 (0.41%) Electronics
14 11 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 926 (34.16%) Developer
2 545 (20.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 233 (8.59%) Cloud Engineer
4 229 (8.45%) Ruby Developer
5 200 (7.38%) Software Engineer
6 180 (6.64%) AWS Engineer
7 177 (6.53%) .NET Developer
8 175 (6.46%) C# Developer
9 156 (5.75%) Senior Developer
10 140 (5.16%) C# .NET Developer
10 140 (5.16%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 136 (5.02%) Test Engineer
12 130 (4.80%) Linux Engineer
13 121 (4.46%) Software Developer
14 114 (4.21%) Java Developer
15 108 (3.98%) AWS DevOps
16 106 (3.91%) ASP.NET Developer
16 106 (3.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 102 (3.76%) Senior DevOps
18 100 (3.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 473 (17.45%) Ruby on Rails
2 471 (17.37%) Node.js
3 326 (12.03%) HTML
4 304 (11.21%) .NET
5 273 (10.07%) CSS
6 259 (9.55%) AngularJS
6 259 (9.55%) RESTful
7 226 (8.34%) React
8 187 (6.90%) ASP.NET
9 175 (6.46%) Web Services
10 174 (6.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 170 (6.27%) .NET Framework
12 169 (6.23%) ASP.NET Web API
13 165 (6.09%) Entity Framework
13 165 (6.09%) WCF
14 159 (5.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 158 (5.83%) Code First Entity Framework
16 142 (5.24%) jQuery
17 139 (5.13%) REST
18 135 (4.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 215 (7.93%) Public Cloud
2 158 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
3 128 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
4 113 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
5 108 (3.98%) Data Centre
6 103 (3.80%) Mobile App
7 98 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
8 94 (3.47%) User Experience
9 73 (2.69%) Hybrid Cloud
10 66 (2.43%) Linux Command Line
11 46 (1.70%) Cloud Native
12 45 (1.66%) Private Cloud
13 39 (1.44%) Clustering
14 34 (1.25%) Virtual Team
15 31 (1.14%) Hedge funds
16 30 (1.11%) Algorithms
16 30 (1.11%) Replication
17 29 (1.07%) Management Information System
18 28 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
19 25 (0.92%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1,008 (37.18%) Linux
2 381 (14.05%) Windows
3 175 (6.46%) Unix
4 130 (4.80%) Android
5 129 (4.76%) CentOS
6 122 (4.50%) Apple iOS
7 91 (3.36%) Ubuntu
8 86 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 83 (3.06%) Windows Server
10 27 (1.00%) Mac OS
11 24 (0.89%) Debian
12 19 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (0.52%) Mac OS X
14 13 (0.48%) SUSE
15 8 (0.30%) Fedora
15 8 (0.30%) VMS
16 7 (0.26%) Solaris
16 7 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
17 5 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
17 5 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,364 (50.31%) Agile Software Development
2 1,034 (38.14%) DevOps
3 623 (22.98%) TDD
4 530 (19.55%) Test Automation
5 528 (19.48%) Software Engineering
6 427 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
7 426 (15.71%) BDD
8 394 (14.53%) Scrum
9 327 (12.06%) Configuration Management
10 309 (11.40%) Problem-Solving
11 294 (10.84%) Open Source
12 288 (10.62%) Microservices
13 283 (10.44%) Infrastructure as Code
14 273 (10.07%) MVC
15 258 (9.52%) Mentoring
16 250 (9.22%) Continuous Delivery
17 211 (7.78%) Fintech
18 185 (6.82%) Computer Science
19 174 (6.42%) Web Application Development
20 166 (6.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,734 (63.96%) Python
2 1,006 (37.11%) Java
3 791 (29.18%) JavaScript
4 595 (21.95%) C#
5 522 (19.25%) Bash Shell
6 402 (14.83%) PHP
7 382 (14.09%) Go
8 360 (13.28%) Perl
9 314 (11.58%) SQL
10 312 (11.51%) PowerShell
11 259 (9.55%) C++
12 151 (5.57%) Scala
13 117 (4.32%) C
13 117 (4.32%) Groovy
14 69 (2.55%) Java 8
15 59 (2.18%) Elixir
16 58 (2.14%) Apple Swift
17 57 (2.10%) Shell Script
18 56 (2.07%) Objective-C
19 44 (1.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 266 (9.81%) Degree
2 128 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 65 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 58 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 52 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 47 (1.73%) ISTQB
7 35 (1.29%) ISEB
8 27 (1.00%) AWS Certification
9 19 (0.70%) RHCE
10 18 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 17 (0.63%) RHCSA
12 16 (0.59%) DBS Check
12 16 (0.59%) PhD
13 15 (0.55%) Network+ Certification
14 12 (0.44%) CISSP
15 7 (0.26%) CCNA
15 7 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (0.26%) OSCP
16 6 (0.22%) CREST Certified
17 5 (0.18%) GCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (5.79%) QA
2 31 (1.14%) SLA
3 11 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.22%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.18%) GDPR
8 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.074%) NIST
9 2 (0.074%) PMO
10 1 (0.037%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 17025
10 1 (0.037%) WCAG
System Software
1 835 (30.80%) Docker
2 79 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (2.66%) Active Directory
4 39 (1.44%) vSphere
5 37 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
5 37 (1.36%) Xen
6 36 (1.33%) Hyper-V
7 33 (1.22%) KVM
8 30 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
9 27 (1.00%) Varnish
10 20 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (0.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 13 (0.48%) iptables
12 12 (0.44%) VMware NSX
13 11 (0.41%) NFS
14 9 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 9 (0.33%) Ceph
14 9 (0.33%) etcd
14 9 (0.33%) VirtualBox
15 8 (0.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 674 (24.86%) Puppet
2 641 (23.64%) Kubernetes
3 627 (23.13%) Ansible
4 560 (20.66%) Opscode Chef
5 497 (18.33%) Terraform
6 127 (4.68%) Nagios
7 123 (4.54%) Packer
8 121 (4.46%) Prometheus
9 107 (3.95%) Docker Swarm
10 89 (3.28%) Grafana
10 89 (3.28%) ZABBIX
11 86 (3.17%) Salt
12 78 (2.88%) Graphite
13 76 (2.80%) Consul
14 71 (2.62%) Kibana
15 55 (2.03%) Rancher
16 44 (1.62%) Opsview
17 31 (1.14%) HAProxy
18 27 (1.00%) logstash
19 25 (0.92%) Icinga
Vendors
1 248 (9.15%) Google
2 219 (8.08%) Microsoft
3 173 (6.38%) Oracle
4 106 (3.91%) VMware
5 95 (3.50%) Red Hat
6 83 (3.06%) Splunk
7 69 (2.55%) New Relic
8 58 (2.14%) WorldPay
9 51 (1.88%) AppDynamics
10 48 (1.77%) IBM
11 45 (1.66%) Spotify
12 42 (1.55%) Atlassian
13 36 (1.33%) Cisco
14 35 (1.29%) CyberArk
15 34 (1.25%) Sun
16 32 (1.18%) SaltStack
17 31 (1.14%) Apple
18 26 (0.96%) HP
18 26 (0.96%) PagerDuty
19 25 (0.92%) Perforce