Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > England
6 months to
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 208 195 174
Rank change year-on-year -13 -21 -33
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 1,846 924 2,488
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.66% 1.81% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.11% 3.08% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,030 755 2,040
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £58,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +6.84% +1.74%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% -

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 59,354 29,993 67,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.51% 58.87% 53.88%
Number of salaries quoted 40,686 26,112 56,650
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £39,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +8.49% +0.95%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -30 1,079 £80,000 +6.67% 184
North of England -21 358 £60,000 +1.69% 57
Yorkshire -15 184 £60,000 - 22
South East -47 175 £57,500 -4.17% 16
North West -45 145 £60,481 +5.18% 29
Midlands -52 96 £65,000 +30.00% 33
West Midlands -41 73 £65,000 +18.18% 29
South West -50 72 £62,500 +23.76% 25
East of England -78 35 £52,500 +5.00% 17
North East +3 29 £65,000 +44.44% 6
East Midlands -53 23 £48,750 +2.63% 4
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 1,176 (63.71%) Python
2 909 (49.24%) AWS
3 867 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
4 844 (45.72%) DevOps
5 822 (44.53%) JavaScript
6 663 (35.92%) Kubernetes
7 633 (34.29%) Java
8 612 (33.15%) Go
9 604 (32.72%) Terraform
10 574 (31.09%) Docker
11 539 (29.20%) Ruby on Rails
12 530 (28.71%) Software Engineering
13 495 (26.81%) React
14 475 (25.73%) Azure
15 404 (21.89%) Node.js
16 403 (21.83%) PostgreSQL
17 395 (21.40%) C#
18 370 (20.04%) Linux
19 351 (19.01%) Mentoring
20 330 (17.88%) GCP
21 328 (17.77%) Social Skills
22 310 (16.79%) Full Stack Development
23 304 (16.47%) TDD
24 302 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
24 302 (16.36%) Puppet
25 301 (16.31%) Infrastructure as Code
26 296 (16.03%) Jenkins
27 295 (15.98%) Finance
28 290 (15.71%) Configuration Management
29 285 (15.44%) Bash Shell

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
1 140 (7.58%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (1.84%) Cloud Foundry
3 33 (1.79%) Apache
4 31 (1.68%) Confluence
5 27 (1.46%) CMS
6 19 (1.03%) GemFire
7 17 (0.92%) SharePoint
8 16 (0.87%) nginx
9 15 (0.81%) Apache Solr
10 14 (0.76%) WordPress
11 12 (0.65%) Drupal
12 11 (0.60%) OpenStack
13 10 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
14 6 (0.33%) Apache Spark
14 6 (0.33%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.27%) Hyperledger
15 5 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 4 (0.22%) IIS
16 4 (0.22%) Jupyter
17 3 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.33%) Figma
2 6 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.22%) Sketch
4 3 (0.16%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.054%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 52 (2.82%) Sentinel
2 15 (0.81%) Magento
3 14 (0.76%) Summit
4 12 (0.65%) Shopify
5 10 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.27%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 909 (49.24%) AWS
2 475 (25.73%) Azure
3 330 (17.88%) GCP
4 215 (11.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 185 (10.02%) GitHub
6 179 (9.70%) Heroku
7 175 (9.48%) Serverless
8 159 (8.61%) SaaS
9 137 (7.42%) PaaS
10 116 (6.28%) AWS Lambda
11 115 (6.23%) Pulumi
12 109 (5.90%) Amazon S3
13 91 (4.93%) Amazon EKS
14 76 (4.12%) CloudFront
15 67 (3.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 58 (3.14%) IaaS
17 55 (2.98%) Azure Sentinel
18 53 (2.87%) Amazon GuardDuty
18 53 (2.87%) AWS CloudTrail
18 53 (2.87%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.17%) HTTP
2 34 (1.84%) TCP/IP
3 27 (1.46%) Firewall
4 22 (1.19%) DNS
5 20 (1.08%) Broadband
6 19 (1.03%) Calico
6 19 (1.03%) Internet
7 10 (0.54%) DHCP
7 10 (0.54%) HTTPS
8 8 (0.43%) Network Security
8 8 (0.43%) VPN
9 7 (0.38%) FIX Connectivity
9 7 (0.38%) FTP
9 7 (0.38%) SMTP
9 7 (0.38%) SSH
9 7 (0.38%) WAN
10 5 (0.27%) LAN
10 5 (0.27%) SSL
11 4 (0.22%) IPv4
11 4 (0.22%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (21.83%) PostgreSQL
2 199 (10.78%) MySQL
3 177 (9.59%) Redis
4 116 (6.28%) MongoDB
5 65 (3.52%) NoSQL
6 64 (3.47%) Relational Database
7 45 (2.44%) SQL Server
8 35 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
9 34 (1.84%) MariaDB
10 29 (1.57%) Amazon Aurora
10 29 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 29 (1.57%) Power BI
11 25 (1.35%) Tableau
12 23 (1.25%) Blockchain
13 21 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
14 19 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
14 19 (1.03%) Big Data
15 15 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (0.65%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 296 (16.03%) Jenkins
2 249 (13.49%) Git (software)
3 110 (5.96%) RSpec
4 109 (5.90%) Selenium
5 105 (5.69%) GitLab
6 90 (4.88%) Cypress.io
7 84 (4.55%) CircleCI
8 79 (4.28%) JIRA
9 74 (4.01%) Cucumber
10 58 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 56 (3.03%) webpack
12 44 (2.38%) Capybara
12 44 (2.38%) Subversion
13 37 (2.00%) TeamCity
14 36 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
15 32 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
16 25 (1.35%) JMeter
17 24 (1.30%) Gradle
17 24 (1.30%) Postman
18 23 (1.25%) Serenity BDD
General
1 328 (17.77%) Social Skills
2 295 (15.98%) Finance
3 103 (5.58%) Marketing
4 99 (5.36%) Retail
5 96 (5.20%) Banking
6 71 (3.85%) Public Sector
7 64 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
8 49 (2.65%) Games
9 39 (2.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 36 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 33 (1.79%) Legal
12 25 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
13 22 (1.19%) Law
14 20 (1.08%) Local Government
14 20 (1.08%) Manufacturing
14 20 (1.08%) Publishing
14 20 (1.08%) Telecoms
15 17 (0.92%) Documentation Skills
16 16 (0.87%) Aerospace
17 15 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 478 (25.89%) Developer
2 348 (18.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 314 (17.01%) Software Engineer
4 131 (7.10%) AWS Engineer
5 121 (6.55%) Senior Software Engineer
6 103 (5.58%) Full Stack Developer
7 98 (5.31%) Azure Engineer
8 96 (5.20%) Ruby Developer
8 96 (5.20%) Senior Developer
9 95 (5.15%) AWS DevOps
9 95 (5.15%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 94 (5.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 94 (5.09%) Software Developer
11 90 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 89 (4.82%) Platform Engineer
13 84 (4.55%) Architect
14 79 (4.28%) Azure DevOps
15 63 (3.41%) Security Engineer
16 58 (3.14%) Senior DevOps
16 58 (3.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (29.20%) Ruby on Rails
2 495 (26.81%) React
3 404 (21.89%) Node.js
4 232 (12.57%) HTML
5 226 (12.24%) AngularJS
6 225 (12.19%) CSS
7 220 (11.92%) Vue.js
8 151 (8.18%) .NET
9 107 (5.80%) GraphQL
10 104 (5.63%) REST
11 94 (5.09%) JSON
12 87 (4.71%) Sass
13 82 (4.44%) RESTful
14 81 (4.39%) Kafka
15 79 (4.28%) React Native
16 78 (4.23%) Web Services
17 65 (3.52%) Django
18 64 (3.47%) HTML5
19 59 (3.20%) Redux
19 59 (3.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 170 (9.21%) User Experience
2 68 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
3 67 (3.63%) Enterprise Cloud
4 62 (3.36%) Virtual Team
5 61 (3.30%) Cloud Native
5 61 (3.30%) Public Cloud
6 56 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 48 (2.60%) Algorithms
8 44 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
9 36 (1.95%) Private Cloud
10 34 (1.84%) NHS
11 32 (1.73%) Data Structures
12 30 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
13 24 (1.30%) Legacy Systems
13 24 (1.30%) Renewable Energy
14 23 (1.25%) Social Media
15 19 (1.03%) Data Centre
16 14 (0.76%) Marketing Technology
17 13 (0.70%) Blog
18 12 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 370 (20.04%) Linux
2 214 (11.59%) Windows
3 106 (5.74%) Unix
4 58 (3.14%) Mac OS
5 38 (2.06%) CentOS
6 35 (1.90%) Android
7 22 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 21 (1.14%) Windows Server
9 17 (0.92%) Ubuntu
10 15 (0.81%) VMS
11 7 (0.38%) Debian
11 7 (0.38%) Solaris
12 4 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.22%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.16%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.16%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.16%) SUSE
13 3 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 867 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
2 844 (45.72%) DevOps
3 530 (28.71%) Software Engineering
4 351 (19.01%) Mentoring
5 310 (16.79%) Full Stack Development
6 304 (16.47%) TDD
7 301 (16.31%) Infrastructure as Code
8 290 (15.71%) Configuration Management
9 262 (14.19%) Problem-Solving
10 252 (13.65%) Test Automation
11 232 (12.57%) Microservices
12 212 (11.48%) Scrum
13 211 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
14 184 (9.97%) OOP
15 182 (9.86%) Open Source
16 169 (9.15%) Analytics
17 158 (8.56%) OO
18 143 (7.75%) Coaching
19 134 (7.26%) BDD
19 134 (7.26%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,176 (63.71%) Python
2 822 (44.53%) JavaScript
3 633 (34.29%) Java
4 612 (33.15%) Go
5 395 (21.40%) C#
6 285 (15.44%) Bash Shell
7 264 (14.30%) PHP
8 263 (14.25%) TypeScript
9 247 (13.38%) SQL
10 212 (11.48%) PowerShell
11 209 (11.32%) Scala
12 196 (10.62%) C++
13 182 (9.86%) Perl
14 140 (7.58%) Kotlin
15 92 (4.98%) Elixir
16 91 (4.93%) ES6
17 85 (4.60%) Groovy
18 75 (4.06%) C
19 63 (3.41%) VB
20 61 (3.30%) R
Qualifications
1 163 (8.83%) Degree
2 86 (4.66%) AWS Certification
3 69 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 59 (3.20%) Security Cleared
5 57 (3.09%) SC Cleared
6 52 (2.82%) GCFA
6 52 (2.82%) GCFE
6 52 (2.82%) GCIA
6 52 (2.82%) GCIH
6 52 (2.82%) SANS
7 19 (1.03%) OCP
7 19 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
8 12 (0.65%) RHCSA
9 11 (0.60%) RHCE
10 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.38%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.16%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.11%) CCNA
14 2 (0.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (6.88%) QA
2 48 (2.60%) SLA
3 32 (1.73%) Accessibility
4 5 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.22%) GDPR
6 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.11%) NIST
6 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.054%) COPPA
7 1 (0.054%) HIPAA
System Software
1 574 (31.09%) Docker
2 30 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.38%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.33%) ISA Server
5 6 (0.33%) LXC
6 4 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.054%) Firmware
8 1 (0.054%) NFS
8 1 (0.054%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.054%) Squid
8 1 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 663 (35.92%) Kubernetes
2 604 (32.72%) Terraform
3 302 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
3 302 (16.36%) Puppet
4 261 (14.14%) Ansible
5 107 (5.80%) Grafana
6 102 (5.53%) Prometheus
7 37 (2.00%) Cobbler
8 30 (1.63%) Kibana
9 26 (1.41%) Docker Swarm
9 26 (1.41%) Packer
9 26 (1.41%) Salt
10 25 (1.35%) Consul
11 21 (1.14%) Nagios
12 10 (0.54%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 10 (0.54%) Computer Incident Response Team
13 9 (0.49%) Graphite
13 9 (0.49%) SCCM
14 8 (0.43%) Istio
15 7 (0.38%) logstash
Vendors
1 218 (11.81%) Google
2 141 (7.64%) SaltStack
3 68 (3.68%) Oracle
4 67 (3.63%) Salesforce.com
5 64 (3.47%) New Relic
6 41 (2.22%) Splunk
7 40 (2.17%) Microsoft
8 34 (1.84%) Apple
9 33 (1.79%) Red Hat
10 29 (1.57%) Bloomberg
11 21 (1.14%) IBM
12 20 (1.08%) PayPal
13 19 (1.03%) Facebook
14 16 (0.87%) Cisco
14 16 (0.87%) Cognizant
15 15 (0.81%) Reuters
16 14 (0.76%) HubSpot
16 14 (0.76%) Snapchat
17 13 (0.70%) Mellanox
17 13 (0.70%) Solarflare