Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 202 174 142
Rank change year-on-year -28 -32 -50
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 988 2,320 3,424
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.72% 2.00% 2.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.96% 3.69% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 988 2,064 3,143
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +9.52%

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 33,336 62,788 76,398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 58.19% 54.16% 54.94%
Number of salaries quoted 28,475 52,687 64,484
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 2021. 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 -19 535 £72,500 +11.54% 141
North of England +56 212 £60,000 +20.00% 53
Yorkshire +45 123 £60,000 +9.09% 16
South East -38 111 £55,000 +4.76% 34
North West +41 80 £57,500 +15.00% 30
South West -11 52 £50,500 +12.22% 24
Midlands +52 45 £45,000 -10.00% 22
West Midlands +49 34 £50,000 -3.85% 13
East of England +56 18 £55,000 +10.00% 9
East Midlands +57 11 £45,000 - 9
North East +9 9 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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.

1 671 (67.91%) Python
2 496 (50.20%) Agile Software Development
3 475 (48.08%) DevOps
4 403 (40.79%) JavaScript
5 399 (40.38%) AWS
6 393 (39.78%) Docker
7 390 (39.47%) Java
8 339 (34.31%) Kubernetes
9 331 (33.50%) Terraform
10 303 (30.67%) Go
11 283 (28.64%) Linux
12 242 (24.49%) Azure
13 230 (23.28%) Jenkins
14 223 (22.57%) Configuration Management
15 221 (22.37%) C#
16 216 (21.86%) Puppet
17 208 (21.05%) Ruby on Rails
18 206 (20.85%) Software Engineering
18 206 (20.85%) Bash Shell
19 193 (19.53%) Ansible
20 183 (18.52%) Infrastructure as Code
21 169 (17.11%) Opscode Chef
22 168 (17.00%) TDD
23 160 (16.19%) Git (software)
24 152 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
25 148 (14.98%) SQL
26 144 (14.57%) Node.js
27 143 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
28 138 (13.97%) PostgreSQL
29 137 (13.87%) MySQL

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 43 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (2.73%) Confluence
3 19 (1.92%) Apache
4 11 (1.11%) Apache Spark
5 8 (0.81%) OpenStack
6 7 (0.71%) CMS
7 5 (0.51%) Drupal
7 5 (0.51%) nginx
8 4 (0.40%) ArcGIS
8 4 (0.40%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.30%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.30%) WordPress
10 2 (0.20%) IIS
11 1 (0.10%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.10%) JBoss
11 1 (0.10%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
1 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.10%) Sketch
2 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.10%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 19 (1.92%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (0.40%) Shopify
3 2 (0.20%) Magento
3 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 399 (40.38%) AWS
2 242 (24.49%) Azure
3 136 (13.77%) GCP
4 134 (13.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 101 (10.22%) GitHub
6 88 (8.91%) Pulumi
7 76 (7.69%) SaaS
8 56 (5.67%) Amazon EKS
9 49 (4.96%) Serverless
10 46 (4.66%) Datadog
10 46 (4.66%) PaaS
11 44 (4.45%) IaaS
12 35 (3.54%) AWS Lambda
13 31 (3.14%) Amazon S3
13 31 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
14 30 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
15 27 (2.73%) Heroku
16 26 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 22 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
18 21 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (5.67%) TCP/IP
2 48 (4.86%) DNS
3 25 (2.53%) Internet
4 18 (1.82%) Firewall
4 18 (1.82%) HTTP
5 17 (1.72%) SMTP
6 13 (1.32%) FTP
6 13 (1.32%) IMAP
7 6 (0.61%) DHCP
7 6 (0.61%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.61%) VPN
8 4 (0.40%) ICMP
9 3 (0.30%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.30%) FlexRay
9 3 (0.30%) Network Security
10 2 (0.20%) FIX Connectivity
10 2 (0.20%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.20%) Skype
10 2 (0.20%) SNMP
10 2 (0.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (13.97%) PostgreSQL
2 137 (13.87%) MySQL
3 70 (7.09%) MongoDB
4 66 (6.68%) Redis
5 54 (5.47%) SQL Server
6 46 (4.66%) NoSQL
7 44 (4.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 39 (3.95%) Cosmos DB
9 38 (3.85%) MariaDB
10 31 (3.14%) Relational Database
11 25 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
12 22 (2.23%) Big Data
13 11 (1.11%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
16 7 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 7 (0.71%) Blockchain
17 6 (0.61%) Amazon Aurora
18 5 (0.51%) BigQuery
18 5 (0.51%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 230 (23.28%) Jenkins
2 160 (16.19%) Git (software)
3 58 (5.87%) JIRA
4 57 (5.77%) Selenium
5 53 (5.36%) GitLab
6 51 (5.16%) TeamCity
7 49 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 43 (4.35%) Cucumber
9 42 (4.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 37 (3.74%) RSpec
11 34 (3.44%) Artifactory
12 33 (3.34%) Subversion
13 31 (3.14%) Sonatype Nexus
14 30 (3.04%) Bitbucket
15 29 (2.94%) Appium
16 23 (2.33%) WebDriver
17 22 (2.23%) Vagrant
18 18 (1.82%) Calabash
19 15 (1.52%) Gerrit
20 14 (1.42%) Maven
General
1 124 (12.55%) Finance
2 54 (5.47%) Public Sector
3 42 (4.25%) Marketing
4 29 (2.94%) Games
5 27 (2.73%) Retail
6 24 (2.43%) Banking
7 13 (1.32%) Advertising
8 11 (1.11%) Law
9 6 (0.61%) Front Office
10 5 (0.51%) Local Government
11 4 (0.40%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.30%) Automotive
12 3 (0.30%) Legal
12 3 (0.30%) Publishing
13 1 (0.10%) Billing
13 1 (0.10%) Czech Language
13 1 (0.10%) Electronics
13 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.10%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 339 (34.31%) Developer
2 264 (26.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 118 (11.94%) Ruby Developer
4 101 (10.22%) AWS Engineer
5 91 (9.21%) AWS DevOps
6 89 (9.01%) Software Engineer
7 84 (8.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 70 (7.09%) Full Stack Developer
9 69 (6.98%) Senior Developer
10 62 (6.28%) Azure Engineer
10 62 (6.28%) Platform Engineer
11 61 (6.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 54 (5.47%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 47 (4.76%) Software Developer
14 44 (4.45%) Senior DevOps
15 37 (3.74%) Azure DevOps
15 37 (3.74%) Linux Engineer
16 34 (3.44%) Ruby Engineer
17 33 (3.34%) Lead Developer
18 31 (3.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (21.05%) Ruby on Rails
2 144 (14.57%) Node.js
3 110 (11.13%) AngularJS
4 104 (10.53%) HTML
5 102 (10.32%) React
6 97 (9.82%) Web Services
7 96 (9.72%) CSS
8 90 (9.11%) Vue.js
9 66 (6.68%) RESTful
10 55 (5.57%) Elastic Stack
11 52 (5.26%) .NET
11 52 (5.26%) React Native
12 43 (4.35%) Kafka
13 35 (3.54%) PhoneGap
14 32 (3.24%) HTML5
15 31 (3.14%) XML
16 25 (2.53%) Apache Cordova
16 25 (2.53%) Ionic Framework
16 25 (2.53%) NativeScript
16 25 (2.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 50 (5.06%) Enterprise Cloud
2 49 (4.96%) Linux Command Line
3 46 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
4 43 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 37 (3.74%) Cloud Native
6 32 (3.24%) Public Cloud
7 31 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (2.73%) User Experience
9 22 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
10 20 (2.02%) FMCG
10 20 (2.02%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.32%) Data Centre
12 12 (1.21%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.11%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.71%) LIMS
15 6 (0.61%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
16 4 (0.40%) Blog
16 4 (0.40%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 283 (28.64%) Linux
2 81 (8.20%) CentOS
3 80 (8.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 60 (6.07%) Unix
5 57 (5.77%) Windows
6 34 (3.44%) Apple iOS
7 30 (3.04%) Android
8 22 (2.23%) Ubuntu
9 13 (1.32%) Debian
10 12 (1.21%) Windows Server
11 8 (0.81%) Fedora
12 5 (0.51%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.20%) Solaris
14 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
15 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.10%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (50.20%) Agile Software Development
2 475 (48.08%) DevOps
3 223 (22.57%) Configuration Management
4 206 (20.85%) Software Engineering
5 183 (18.52%) Infrastructure as Code
6 168 (17.00%) TDD
7 152 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 143 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
9 115 (11.64%) Test Automation
10 108 (10.93%) Scrum
11 102 (10.32%) Microservices
12 91 (9.21%) Continuous Delivery
13 86 (8.70%) Deployment Automation
14 85 (8.60%) Open Source
15 73 (7.39%) OOP
16 67 (6.78%) BDD
17 57 (5.77%) E-Commerce
18 55 (5.57%) Fintech
19 54 (5.47%) Mentoring
20 51 (5.16%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 671 (67.91%) Python
2 403 (40.79%) JavaScript
3 390 (39.47%) Java
4 303 (30.67%) Go
5 221 (22.37%) C#
6 206 (20.85%) Bash Shell
7 148 (14.98%) SQL
8 131 (13.26%) PowerShell
9 101 (10.22%) Scala
10 93 (9.41%) PHP
11 91 (9.21%) Perl
12 86 (8.70%) TypeScript
13 81 (8.20%) Kotlin
14 69 (6.98%) Shell Script
15 65 (6.58%) C++
16 64 (6.48%) Groovy
17 34 (3.44%) Clojure
18 33 (3.34%) PL/SQL
19 31 (3.14%) Apple Swift
19 31 (3.14%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 74 (7.49%) AWS Certification
2 40 (4.05%) Degree
3 38 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 34 (3.44%) SC Cleared
5 21 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (0.71%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.61%) GIAC
7 6 (0.61%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.40%) GCFA
8 4 (0.40%) GCFE
8 4 (0.40%) GCIH
8 4 (0.40%) GREM
9 3 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.20%) CEH
10 2 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.20%) CISSP
10 2 (0.20%) GPEN
10 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.20%) OSCP
10 2 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.35%) QA
2 6 (0.61%) WCAG
3 3 (0.30%) GDPR
3 3 (0.30%) ISO 26262
3 3 (0.30%) NIST
4 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.10%) NCSC
5 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 393 (39.78%) Docker
2 40 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (3.04%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.62%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.01%) RHEV
6 9 (0.91%) KVM
6 9 (0.91%) Xen
7 7 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.51%) Samba
9 4 (0.40%) Btrfs
9 4 (0.40%) Ceph
9 4 (0.40%) DRBD
9 4 (0.40%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.10%) Gluster
10 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 339 (34.31%) Kubernetes
2 331 (33.50%) Terraform
3 216 (21.86%) Puppet
4 193 (19.53%) Ansible
5 169 (17.11%) Opscode Chef
6 73 (7.39%) Prometheus
7 70 (7.09%) Grafana
8 29 (2.94%) Packer
9 27 (2.73%) Graphite
10 23 (2.33%) Consul
10 23 (2.33%) Nagios
10 23 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
11 17 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
12 8 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
13 6 (0.61%) HAProxy
14 5 (0.51%) Check_MK
15 4 (0.40%) Capistrano
15 4 (0.40%) Rancher
15 4 (0.40%) SCCM
15 4 (0.40%) systemd
Vendors
1 90 (9.11%) SaltStack
2 66 (6.68%) New Relic
3 54 (5.47%) Google
4 50 (5.06%) Oracle
4 50 (5.06%) VMware
5 49 (4.96%) Salesforce.com
6 45 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 40 (4.05%) Atlassian
8 30 (3.04%) Red Hat
9 23 (2.33%) Adobe
10 22 (2.23%) SAP
11 19 (1.92%) hybris
12 16 (1.62%) Apple
13 13 (1.32%) ServiceNow
14 11 (1.11%) Xamarin
15 6 (0.61%) Cisco
16 5 (0.51%) AppDynamics
16 5 (0.51%) Dynatrace
16 5 (0.51%) SolarWinds
16 5 (0.51%) Splunk