Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 95 120
Rank change year-on-year +5 +25 +28
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 5,496 5,082 5,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.37% 3.04% 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.06% 5.70% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4,727 4,512 4,670
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.82% +4.76% +5.00%

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 90,689 89,144 102,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.68% 53.26% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 76,070 77,170 88,607
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -12 2,443 £65,000 +4.00% 377
South East +30 1,044 £47,500 - 119
North of England +15 891 £45,000 +8.43% 132
North West +24 518 £48,500 +21.25% 77
East of England +57 379 £50,000 -4.76% 53
South West +78 374 £50,000 +8.11% 55
Midlands +33 357 £42,500 - 44
Yorkshire +21 321 £45,000 -5.26% 52
East Midlands +46 195 £45,000 - 26
West Midlands +5 163 £37,500 -9.09% 18
North East -18 53 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 3,247 (59.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2,579 (46.93%) Python
3 2,101 (38.23%) TDD
4 1,962 (35.70%) C#
5 1,914 (34.83%) Java
6 1,845 (33.57%) Git (software)
7 1,796 (32.68%) BDD
8 1,780 (32.39%) JavaScript
9 1,686 (30.68%) Node.js
10 1,640 (29.84%) Linux
11 1,610 (29.29%) .NET
12 1,490 (27.11%) DevOps
13 1,481 (26.95%) Amazon AWS
14 1,457 (26.51%) RESTful
15 1,438 (26.16%) NoSQL
16 1,390 (25.29%) MVC
17 1,378 (25.07%) SQL Server
18 1,281 (23.31%) ASP.NET
19 1,262 (22.96%) Web Application Development
20 1,246 (22.67%) ASP.NET MVC
21 1,245 (22.65%) ASP.NET Web API
22 1,156 (21.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 1,099 (20.00%) Jenkins
24 1,065 (19.38%) Puppet
25 1,064 (19.36%) WCF
26 972 (17.69%) Opscode Chef
27 937 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
28 923 (16.79%) Ansible
29 922 (16.78%) Test Automation
30 900 (16.38%) Ruby on Rails

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
1 341 (6.20%) Elasticsearch
2 273 (4.97%) Apache
3 174 (3.17%) nginx
4 167 (3.04%) OpenStack
5 150 (2.73%) Apache Spark
6 132 (2.40%) Confluence
7 121 (2.20%) Tomcat
8 79 (1.44%) IIS
9 63 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
10 49 (0.89%) CloudStack
11 45 (0.82%) CMS
11 45 (0.82%) SharePoint
12 41 (0.75%) WordPress
13 33 (0.60%) JBoss
14 32 (0.58%) Jetty
14 32 (0.58%) WebLogic
15 28 (0.51%) Apache Solr
15 28 (0.51%) WebSphere
16 19 (0.35%) Drupal
17 16 (0.29%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 22 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
2 21 (0.38%) Photoshop
3 18 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.073%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.055%) InDesign
5 3 (0.055%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.036%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.018%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.018%) Avid Media Composer
7 1 (0.018%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
3 8 (0.15%) Magento
4 7 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 7 (0.13%) Shopify
5 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.036%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.036%) Summit
8 1 (0.018%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 1,481 (26.95%) Amazon AWS
2 712 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 228 (4.15%) GitHub
4 207 (3.77%) SaaS
5 165 (3.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 161 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
7 128 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 93 (1.69%) Amazon S3
9 89 (1.62%) PaaS
10 85 (1.55%) IaaS
11 75 (1.36%) OpenShift
12 73 (1.33%) Heroku
13 55 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
14 46 (0.84%) Office 365
15 44 (0.80%) Serverless
16 37 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 37 (0.67%) Slack
17 33 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 32 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 32 (0.58%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 202 (3.68%) Firewall
2 184 (3.35%) TCP/IP
3 183 (3.33%) Internet
4 179 (3.26%) HTTP
5 146 (2.66%) VPN
6 141 (2.57%) DNS
7 65 (1.18%) SSL
8 45 (0.82%) Network Security
9 42 (0.76%) WAN
10 41 (0.75%) Ethernet
11 38 (0.69%) LDAP
12 36 (0.66%) Broadband
12 36 (0.66%) SNMP
13 30 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
14 24 (0.44%) BGP
14 24 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (0.44%) SAN
14 24 (0.44%) SMTP
15 23 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
16 22 (0.40%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,438 (26.16%) NoSQL
2 1,378 (25.07%) SQL Server
3 752 (13.68%) SQL Server 2016
4 688 (12.52%) MySQL
5 467 (8.50%) MongoDB
6 461 (8.39%) PostgreSQL
7 455 (8.28%) SQL Server 2014
8 198 (3.60%) Redis
9 197 (3.58%) Big Data
10 188 (3.42%) Relational Database
11 174 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
12 142 (2.58%) Hadoop
13 60 (1.09%) Blockchain
14 54 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
15 51 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 48 (0.87%) RDBMS
17 39 (0.71%) MariaDB
18 35 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
19 30 (0.55%) Riak
20 27 (0.49%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,845 (33.57%) Git (software)
2 1,099 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 553 (10.06%) Cucumber
4 543 (9.88%) Selenium
5 351 (6.39%) TeamCity
6 334 (6.08%) JIRA
7 263 (4.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 233 (4.24%) WebDriver
9 181 (3.29%) Maven
10 134 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
11 132 (2.40%) JMeter
12 130 (2.37%) RSpec
13 128 (2.33%) Subversion
14 124 (2.26%) Appium
14 124 (2.26%) JUnit
15 123 (2.24%) Vagrant
16 104 (1.89%) Calabash
17 102 (1.86%) SpecFlow
18 97 (1.76%) SoapUI
19 79 (1.44%) Bitbucket
General
1 674 (12.26%) Finance
2 268 (4.88%) Advertising
3 255 (4.64%) Games
4 206 (3.75%) Retail
5 204 (3.71%) Marketing
6 154 (2.80%) Banking
7 150 (2.73%) Music Industry
8 122 (2.22%) Telecoms
9 85 (1.55%) Legal
10 69 (1.26%) Electronics
11 58 (1.06%) Manufacturing
12 26 (0.47%) Law
12 26 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 22 (0.40%) Automotive
13 22 (0.40%) Back Office
14 15 (0.27%) Publishing
15 14 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.22%) Investment Banking
16 12 (0.22%) Russian Language
17 9 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,690 (48.94%) Developer
2 1,241 (22.58%) .NET Developer
3 863 (15.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 344 (6.26%) Ruby Developer
5 326 (5.93%) Senior Developer
6 319 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
7 278 (5.06%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 261 (4.75%) AWS Engineer
9 260 (4.73%) Software Engineer
10 252 (4.59%) Tester
11 238 (4.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 232 (4.22%) Java Developer
13 229 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
14 204 (3.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 203 (3.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 186 (3.38%) Cloud Engineer
17 167 (3.04%) Automation Tester
18 164 (2.98%) Full Stack Developer
19 154 (2.80%) Software Developer
20 145 (2.64%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,686 (30.68%) Node.js
2 1,610 (29.29%) .NET
3 1,457 (26.51%) RESTful
4 1,281 (23.31%) ASP.NET
5 1,246 (22.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1,245 (22.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1,156 (21.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1,064 (19.36%) WCF
9 900 (16.38%) Ruby on Rails
10 899 (16.36%) AngularJS
11 862 (15.68%) HTML
12 752 (13.68%) CSS
13 735 (13.37%) .NET Framework
14 697 (12.68%) Entity Framework
15 652 (11.86%) Code First Entity Framework
16 498 (9.06%) Web Services
17 454 (8.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 432 (7.86%) KnockoutJS
19 347 (6.31%) React
20 334 (6.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 420 (7.64%) Computer Science
2 292 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
3 285 (5.19%) User Experience
4 254 (4.62%) Fintech
5 231 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
6 178 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
7 164 (2.98%) Mobile App
8 162 (2.95%) Social Media
9 153 (2.78%) Public Cloud
10 141 (2.57%) Data Centre
11 120 (2.18%) BBC
12 115 (2.09%) Algorithms
13 101 (1.84%) Private Cloud
14 68 (1.24%) Social Network
15 66 (1.20%) Management Information System
16 59 (1.07%) Cyberthreat
17 55 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
18 41 (0.75%) Data Structures
19 33 (0.60%) Blog
19 33 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,640 (29.84%) Linux
2 432 (7.86%) Windows
3 366 (6.66%) Unix
4 212 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 187 (3.40%) Apple iOS
6 175 (3.18%) CentOS
7 170 (3.09%) Android
8 103 (1.87%) Ubuntu
9 85 (1.55%) Windows Server
10 55 (1.00%) Debian
11 31 (0.56%) CoreOS
12 27 (0.49%) Solaris
13 21 (0.38%) Fedora
14 20 (0.36%) Mac OS X
15 15 (0.27%) Nucleus RTOS
16 14 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (0.20%) AIX
17 11 (0.20%) Windows Phone
18 10 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
19 7 (0.13%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,247 (59.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2,101 (38.23%) TDD
3 1,796 (32.68%) BDD
4 1,490 (27.11%) DevOps
5 1,390 (25.29%) MVC
6 1,262 (22.96%) Web Application Development
7 937 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
8 922 (16.78%) Test Automation
9 697 (12.68%) Configuration Management
10 695 (12.65%) Software Engineering
11 690 (12.55%) Scrum
12 636 (11.57%) OO
12 636 (11.57%) Open Source
13 418 (7.61%) Continuous Delivery
14 416 (7.57%) Web Development
15 412 (7.50%) Kanban
16 364 (6.62%) Mentoring
16 364 (6.62%) Microservices
17 300 (5.46%) E-Commerce
18 281 (5.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2,579 (46.93%) Python
2 1,962 (35.70%) C#
3 1,914 (34.83%) Java
4 1,780 (32.39%) JavaScript
5 858 (15.61%) SQL
6 832 (15.14%) Bash Shell
7 826 (15.03%) PHP
8 696 (12.66%) Perl
9 402 (7.31%) Go
10 317 (5.77%) C++
11 297 (5.40%) Scala
12 270 (4.91%) PowerShell
13 248 (4.51%) C
14 236 (4.29%) Shell Script
15 176 (3.20%) F#
16 137 (2.49%) Groovy
17 109 (1.98%) Elixir
18 78 (1.42%) VB
19 70 (1.27%) VB.NET
20 69 (1.26%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 464 (8.44%) Degree
2 174 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 126 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 72 (1.31%) SC Cleared
5 70 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 59 (1.07%) CISSP
7 55 (1.00%) ISEB
8 45 (0.82%) GIAC
9 40 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 38 (0.69%) OSCP
11 37 (0.67%) CISA
12 36 (0.66%) CISM
13 35 (0.64%) Master's Degree
13 35 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
14 34 (0.62%) RHCE
15 32 (0.58%) PhD
16 25 (0.45%) CEH
16 25 (0.45%) RHCSA
17 24 (0.44%) DV Cleared
17 24 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 392 (7.13%) QA
2 54 (0.98%) GCP
3 34 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 30 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.44%) GDPR
6 14 (0.25%) SLA
7 12 (0.22%) GPG13
8 10 (0.18%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 7 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.055%) COBIT
10 3 (0.055%) PMO
11 2 (0.036%) DICOM
11 2 (0.036%) HL7
12 1 (0.018%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.018%) IASME
12 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.018%) WCAG
System Software
1 878 (15.98%) Docker
2 187 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (1.53%) vSphere
4 53 (0.96%) Xen
5 48 (0.87%) iptables
6 37 (0.67%) Hyper-V
7 36 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
8 32 (0.58%) Varnish
9 30 (0.55%) XenServer
10 26 (0.47%) HDFS
11 24 (0.44%) KVM
12 20 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
13 18 (0.33%) Active Directory
14 17 (0.31%) NFS
15 16 (0.29%) Snort
16 15 (0.27%) VirtualBox
17 13 (0.24%) LXC
18 8 (0.15%) vCloud
19 5 (0.091%) GlusterFS
19 5 (0.091%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1,065 (19.38%) Puppet
2 972 (17.69%) Opscode Chef
3 923 (16.79%) Ansible
4 470 (8.55%) Kubernetes
5 353 (6.42%) Terraform
6 212 (3.86%) Kibana
7 180 (3.28%) Nagios
8 148 (2.69%) Salt
9 141 (2.57%) Packer
10 108 (1.97%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 108 (1.97%) WSUS
11 79 (1.44%) Cobbler
12 70 (1.27%) ZABBIX
13 58 (1.06%) Grafana
14 57 (1.04%) HAProxy
15 54 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
16 50 (0.91%) Tivoli
17 44 (0.80%) logstash
18 39 (0.71%) Icinga
19 35 (0.64%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 432 (7.86%) Google
2 431 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 278 (5.06%) VMware
4 269 (4.89%) Oracle
5 259 (4.71%) Facebook
6 239 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 131 (2.38%) Apple
8 118 (2.15%) Splunk
9 113 (2.06%) Sony
9 113 (2.06%) Yahoo!
10 101 (1.84%) SaltStack
11 86 (1.56%) Atlassian
12 70 (1.27%) Cisco
13 63 (1.15%) New Relic
14 62 (1.13%) SAP
15 50 (0.91%) EnterpriseDB
16 46 (0.84%) HP
17 43 (0.78%) WorldPay
18 42 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
19 36 (0.66%) AppDynamics