Period
to 27 September 2020

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 27 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > England
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 185 177 131
Rank change year-on-year -8 -46 -24
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 812 2,643 4,077
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.85% 2.04% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.14% 3.81% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 757 2,380 3,769
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +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 25,894 69,325 86,584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 59.11% 53.47% 55.87%
Number of salaries quoted 21,972 57,130 72,479
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in England

Ruby
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ruby in England.

Salary trend for Ruby in England

Ruby
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ruby in England over the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

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 27 September 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 +4 512 £75,000 +15.38% 145
North of England +23 120 £50,000 - 49
North West +25 73 £50,000 -8.26% 22
South East -35 73 £62,500 +16.82% 19
South West +23 52 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Yorkshire +50 43 £49,750 +1.53% 23
Midlands +113 35 £47,500 -9.52% 18
West Midlands +83 21 £42,500 -15.00% 12
East Midlands +95 13 £47,500 -20.83% 6
East of England +45 7 £45,000 -18.18% 10
North East +4 4 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 England region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 548 (67.49%) Python
2 342 (42.12%) Java
3 333 (41.01%) DevOps
4 310 (38.18%) JavaScript
5 308 (37.93%) AWS
6 298 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
7 275 (33.87%) Linux
8 267 (32.88%) Docker
9 259 (31.90%) Terraform
10 243 (29.93%) Go
11 223 (27.46%) Kubernetes
12 198 (24.38%) Ansible
13 186 (22.91%) Jenkins
14 172 (21.18%) Ruby on Rails
15 167 (20.57%) Puppet
16 162 (19.95%) Node.js
17 161 (19.83%) Azure
18 157 (19.33%) Git (software)
19 150 (18.47%) Bash Shell
20 143 (17.61%) Software Engineering
21 142 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
22 140 (17.24%) Microservices
23 137 (16.87%) TDD
24 130 (16.01%) Configuration Management
25 120 (14.78%) Open Source
25 120 (14.78%) React
26 115 (14.16%) GCP
27 113 (13.92%) C#
28 110 (13.55%) MySQL
29 105 (12.93%) Infrastructure as Code

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 41 (5.05%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (3.20%) Apache
3 18 (2.22%) Confluence
4 16 (1.97%) OpenStack
5 14 (1.72%) nginx
6 11 (1.35%) Apache Spark
7 10 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (0.74%) CloudStack
9 6 (0.74%) CMS
10 5 (0.62%) WordPress
11 4 (0.49%) SilverStripe
12 3 (0.37%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.25%) IIS
13 2 (0.25%) JBoss
13 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.12%) Drupal
14 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 17 (2.09%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.25%) Shopify
4 1 (0.12%) Magento
4 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 308 (37.93%) AWS
2 161 (19.83%) Azure
3 115 (14.16%) GCP
4 81 (9.98%) GitHub
5 59 (7.27%) SaaS
6 56 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
7 49 (6.03%) IaaS
8 45 (5.54%) Serverless
9 44 (5.42%) PaaS
10 36 (4.43%) AWS Lambda
11 35 (4.31%) Amazon EC2
12 33 (4.06%) AWS CloudFormation
13 31 (3.82%) Amazon S3
14 28 (3.45%) Heroku
15 27 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 23 (2.83%) Amazon SQS
17 19 (2.34%) Route 53
18 17 (2.09%) Akamai
19 16 (1.97%) OpenShift
19 16 (1.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.30%) DNS
2 36 (4.43%) TCP/IP
3 31 (3.82%) Firewall
4 27 (3.33%) Internet
5 21 (2.59%) VPN
6 20 (2.46%) HTTP
7 10 (1.23%) FTP
7 10 (1.23%) SMTP
8 9 (1.11%) IMAP
9 8 (0.99%) DHCP
9 8 (0.99%) Network Security
10 6 (0.74%) Skype
11 5 (0.62%) IPv6
11 5 (0.62%) RTP
11 5 (0.62%) SNMP
12 4 (0.49%) SSL
13 3 (0.37%) Broadband
14 2 (0.25%) Unified Communications
15 1 (0.12%) AMQP
15 1 (0.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (13.55%) MySQL
2 84 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 73 (8.99%) PostgreSQL
4 51 (6.28%) SQL Server
5 47 (5.79%) MongoDB
6 36 (4.43%) Redis
7 32 (3.94%) Big Data
8 22 (2.71%) Relational Database
9 21 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.11%) Neo4j
13 8 (0.99%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.86%) MariaDB
15 5 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (0.62%) Cosmos DB
16 4 (0.49%) BigQuery
16 4 (0.49%) CouchDB
16 4 (0.49%) Looker
Development Applications
1 186 (22.91%) Jenkins
2 157 (19.33%) Git (software)
3 64 (7.88%) GitLab
4 58 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 41 (5.05%) Cucumber
5 41 (5.05%) RSpec
6 37 (4.56%) Selenium
7 25 (3.08%) JIRA
8 22 (2.71%) TeamCity
9 21 (2.59%) Vagrant
10 20 (2.46%) Sonatype Nexus
11 17 (2.09%) Xcode
12 16 (1.97%) Artifactory
13 14 (1.72%) Subversion
14 12 (1.48%) Appium
14 12 (1.48%) GoCD
15 11 (1.35%) Gerrit
16 10 (1.23%) Hudson
16 10 (1.23%) Maven
17 9 (1.11%) Capybara
General
1 100 (12.32%) Finance
2 47 (5.79%) Public Sector
3 33 (4.06%) Marketing
4 25 (3.08%) Law
5 23 (2.83%) Games
6 19 (2.34%) Retail
7 14 (1.72%) Front Office
8 13 (1.60%) Advertising
8 13 (1.60%) Banking
8 13 (1.60%) Legal
9 5 (0.62%) German Language
9 5 (0.62%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.25%) Publishing
12 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 306 (37.68%) Developer
2 186 (22.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 103 (12.68%) Ruby Developer
4 87 (10.71%) Platform Engineer
5 65 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 56 (6.90%) AWS Engineer
7 55 (6.77%) Senior Developer
7 55 (6.77%) Software Engineer
8 43 (5.30%) Linux Engineer
9 39 (4.80%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 37 (4.56%) Architect
10 37 (4.56%) AWS DevOps
10 37 (4.56%) Cloud Engineer
11 33 (4.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 33 (4.06%) Senior DevOps
12 29 (3.57%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 29 (3.57%) Software Developer
13 25 (3.08%) Ruby Engineer
14 24 (2.96%) C# Developer
14 24 (2.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (21.18%) Ruby on Rails
2 162 (19.95%) Node.js
3 120 (14.78%) React
4 98 (12.07%) AngularJS
5 91 (11.21%) HTML
6 86 (10.59%) CSS
6 86 (10.59%) Web Services
7 75 (9.24%) .NET
8 59 (7.27%) Elastic Stack
9 50 (6.16%) Kafka
10 49 (6.03%) RESTful
11 47 (5.79%) XML
12 38 (4.68%) React Native
13 36 (4.43%) jQuery
14 33 (4.06%) Vue.js
15 31 (3.82%) Apache Cordova
16 30 (3.69%) Ionic Framework
16 30 (3.69%) NativeScript
16 30 (3.69%) PhoneGap
17 28 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (5.54%) Mobile App
3 42 (5.17%) Public Cloud
4 32 (3.94%) Cloud Native
5 31 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (2.71%) User Experience
7 18 (2.22%) FMCG
8 14 (1.72%) Data Centre
8 14 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (1.35%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.23%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.86%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
13 6 (0.74%) Derivative
13 6 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 6 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.74%) iPhone
13 6 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.49%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 275 (33.87%) Linux
2 88 (10.84%) CentOS
3 76 (9.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 70 (8.62%) Windows
5 47 (5.79%) Apple iOS
6 46 (5.67%) Android
6 46 (5.67%) Unix
7 19 (2.34%) Ubuntu
8 9 (1.11%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.86%) CoreOS
9 7 (0.86%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.62%) Debian
10 5 (0.62%) Fedora
11 2 (0.25%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (41.01%) DevOps
2 298 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (17.61%) Software Engineering
4 142 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
5 140 (17.24%) Microservices
6 137 (16.87%) TDD
7 130 (16.01%) Configuration Management
8 120 (14.78%) Open Source
9 105 (12.93%) Infrastructure as Code
10 93 (11.45%) Test Automation
11 78 (9.61%) Continuous Delivery
12 65 (8.00%) Fintech
12 65 (8.00%) Scrum
13 63 (7.76%) BDD
14 62 (7.64%) High Availability
15 60 (7.39%) Load Balancing
16 56 (6.90%) Infrastructure Automation
17 53 (6.53%) IT Strategy
17 53 (6.53%) Problem-Solving
17 53 (6.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 548 (67.49%) Python
2 342 (42.12%) Java
3 310 (38.18%) JavaScript
4 243 (29.93%) Go
5 150 (18.47%) Bash Shell
6 113 (13.92%) C#
7 103 (12.68%) SQL
8 90 (11.08%) Scala
9 89 (10.96%) PowerShell
10 81 (9.98%) Perl
11 71 (8.74%) PHP
12 56 (6.90%) TypeScript
13 55 (6.77%) Shell Script
14 48 (5.91%) Kotlin
15 43 (5.30%) Groovy
16 40 (4.93%) Elixir
17 37 (4.56%) C++
18 35 (4.31%) Clojure
19 31 (3.82%) Objective-C
20 29 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (5.54%) AWS Certification
2 42 (5.17%) Degree
3 29 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (3.08%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.74%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.62%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.37%) PhD
9 2 (0.25%) ISEB
9 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.12%) CCNP
10 1 (0.12%) CEH
10 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) GWAPT
10 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.12%) OSCP
10 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.19%) QA
2 11 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.25%) GDPR
4 2 (0.25%) NIST
4 2 (0.25%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 267 (32.88%) Docker
2 29 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.48%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.23%) RHEV
5 8 (0.99%) VirtualBox
6 6 (0.74%) GlusterFS
6 6 (0.74%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.49%) Btrfs
8 4 (0.49%) Ceph
8 4 (0.49%) DRBD
8 4 (0.49%) KVM
8 4 (0.49%) Xen
9 3 (0.37%) LXC
10 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.12%) Firmware
11 1 (0.12%) Gluster
11 1 (0.12%) iptables
11 1 (0.12%) Varnish
11 1 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 259 (31.90%) Terraform
2 223 (27.46%) Kubernetes
3 198 (24.38%) Ansible
4 167 (20.57%) Puppet
5 103 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
6 61 (7.51%) Grafana
7 59 (7.27%) Prometheus
8 49 (6.03%) Graphite
9 34 (4.19%) Packer
10 27 (3.33%) Nagios
11 21 (2.59%) Docker Swarm
12 16 (1.97%) Consul
12 16 (1.97%) Single Sign-On
13 10 (1.23%) ZABBIX
14 8 (0.99%) Salt
15 7 (0.86%) Rancher
16 6 (0.74%) Opsview
17 5 (0.62%) Mesos
17 5 (0.62%) SCCM
18 4 (0.49%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 67 (8.25%) Google
2 49 (6.03%) Oracle
3 33 (4.06%) New Relic
4 32 (3.94%) VMware
5 24 (2.96%) Red Hat
6 22 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (2.71%) SAP
7 19 (2.34%) Microsoft
7 19 (2.34%) SaltStack
8 18 (2.22%) hybris
9 17 (2.09%) Adobe
10 11 (1.35%) Atlassian
10 11 (1.35%) Rackspace
10 11 (1.35%) Splunk
11 9 (1.11%) ServiceNow
12 8 (0.99%) Apple
13 7 (0.86%) Xamarin
14 6 (0.74%) AppDynamics
15 5 (0.62%) Cisco
15 5 (0.62%) HP