Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 95 99
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 +36
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 4,952 5,068 5,571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.07% 3.12% 2.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.44% 5.64% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4,159 4,500 5,055
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £33,600
90th Percentile £86,250 £77,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 91,008 89,792 99,298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.37% 55.27% 52.49%
Number of salaries quoted 76,337 76,506 86,700
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,032
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.00% +4.52%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -7 2,375 £65,000 +8.33% 298
South East -15 838 £47,500 +5.56% 72
North of England -3 818 £45,000 - 110
North West -8 410 £47,500 +11.76% 69
Yorkshire +13 349 £47,500 -13.64% 34
South West +49 325 £50,000 +11.11% 52
Midlands -10 314 £45,000 +5.88% 35
East of England -4 264 £45,000 -14.29% 31
East Midlands +10 181 £45,000 +5.88% 15
West Midlands -30 133 £45,000 +12.50% 20
North East -29 59 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 2,820 (56.95%) Agile Software Development
2 2,614 (52.79%) Python
3 1,866 (37.68%) TDD
4 1,816 (36.67%) Java
5 1,672 (33.76%) C#
6 1,623 (32.77%) Git (software)
7 1,616 (32.63%) Linux
8 1,571 (31.72%) JavaScript
9 1,541 (31.12%) Amazon AWS
10 1,534 (30.98%) DevOps
11 1,501 (30.31%) BDD
12 1,445 (29.18%) Node.js
13 1,309 (26.43%) .NET
14 1,255 (25.34%) RESTful
15 1,229 (24.82%) NoSQL
16 1,168 (23.59%) SQL Server
17 1,152 (23.26%) MVC
18 1,057 (21.34%) Jenkins
19 1,051 (21.22%) ASP.NET
20 1,020 (20.60%) Web Application Development
21 1,017 (20.54%) ASP.NET MVC
22 1,016 (20.52%) Puppet
23 1,010 (20.40%) Docker
24 1,003 (20.25%) ASP.NET Web API
25 981 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
26 935 (18.88%) Ansible
27 894 (18.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
28 888 (17.93%) WCF
29 873 (17.63%) Opscode Chef
30 861 (17.39%) Test Automation

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
1 329 (6.64%) Elasticsearch
2 246 (4.97%) Apache
3 154 (3.11%) nginx
4 130 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 117 (2.36%) OpenStack
6 106 (2.14%) Confluence
7 94 (1.90%) Apache Spark
8 61 (1.23%) WordPress
9 54 (1.09%) CloudStack
10 49 (0.99%) Ethereum
11 47 (0.95%) IIS
12 44 (0.89%) CMS
13 36 (0.73%) JBoss
14 35 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
15 30 (0.61%) WebSphere
16 24 (0.48%) WebLogic
17 23 (0.46%) Apache Solr
18 19 (0.38%) Jetty
19 17 (0.34%) Hyperledger
20 13 (0.26%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 15 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (0.30%) Photoshop
2 12 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.20%) Chatbot
4 9 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.081%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.040%) Blender
8 1 (0.020%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 37 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
2 33 (0.67%) thinkFolio
3 20 (0.40%) Magento
4 11 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 10 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
7 7 (0.14%) Shopify
8 5 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.061%) SAP Hybris
11 2 (0.040%) CSG Singleview
11 2 (0.040%) PeopleSoft CRM
11 2 (0.040%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.040%) SunGard GMI
12 1 (0.020%) NetSuite
12 1 (0.020%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 1,541 (31.12%) Amazon AWS
2 795 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 316 (6.38%) GitHub
4 211 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 172 (3.47%) SaaS
6 147 (2.97%) AWS CloudFormation
6 147 (2.97%) OpenShift
7 124 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
8 114 (2.30%) IaaS
9 96 (1.94%) PaaS
10 95 (1.92%) Serverless
11 88 (1.78%) Amazon S3
12 78 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
13 66 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
14 62 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 58 (1.17%) Heroku
16 43 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 39 (0.79%) Slack
18 33 (0.67%) Office 365
19 28 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 191 (3.86%) Internet
2 168 (3.39%) Firewall
2 168 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 161 (3.25%) DNS
4 143 (2.89%) HTTP
5 80 (1.62%) VPN
6 64 (1.29%) SSL
7 33 (0.67%) Broadband
8 27 (0.55%) Wireless
9 25 (0.50%) Network Security
10 24 (0.48%) SMTP
10 24 (0.48%) WAN
11 19 (0.38%) BGP
11 19 (0.38%) SAN
11 19 (0.38%) SMS
12 17 (0.34%) OSPF
13 16 (0.32%) SNMP
14 15 (0.30%) DHCP
14 15 (0.30%) LAN
14 15 (0.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,229 (24.82%) NoSQL
2 1,168 (23.59%) SQL Server
3 833 (16.82%) SQL Server 2016
4 533 (10.76%) MySQL
5 378 (7.63%) MongoDB
6 324 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
7 207 (4.18%) Redis
8 188 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 174 (3.51%) Relational Database
10 156 (3.15%) SQL Server 2014
11 144 (2.91%) Big Data
12 118 (2.38%) Hadoop
13 114 (2.30%) Blockchain
14 60 (1.21%) RDBMS
15 53 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
16 34 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
16 34 (0.69%) Neo4j
17 33 (0.67%) MariaDB
18 26 (0.53%) Apache Accumulo
19 25 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1,623 (32.77%) Git (software)
2 1,057 (21.34%) Jenkins
3 489 (9.87%) Selenium
4 464 (9.37%) Cucumber
5 296 (5.98%) JIRA
6 286 (5.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 257 (5.19%) TeamCity
8 197 (3.98%) Maven
9 184 (3.72%) WebDriver
10 180 (3.63%) Vagrant
11 170 (3.43%) Subversion
12 139 (2.81%) JMeter
13 136 (2.75%) SoapUI
14 125 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
15 117 (2.36%) GitLab
16 113 (2.28%) JUnit
17 95 (1.92%) RSpec
18 89 (1.80%) Bitbucket
19 84 (1.70%) Hudson
20 83 (1.68%) Appium
General
1 788 (15.91%) Finance
2 268 (5.41%) Games
3 252 (5.09%) Retail
4 234 (4.73%) Advertising
5 222 (4.48%) Banking
6 209 (4.22%) Marketing
7 110 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 72 (1.45%) Music Industry
9 60 (1.21%) Front Office
10 59 (1.19%) Legal
11 55 (1.11%) Law
12 41 (0.83%) Electronics
13 38 (0.77%) Manufacturing
14 36 (0.73%) Investment Banking
15 33 (0.67%) French Language
15 33 (0.67%) German Language
15 33 (0.67%) Italian Language
16 17 (0.34%) Back Office
16 17 (0.34%) Financial Institution
16 17 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,415 (48.77%) Developer
2 998 (20.15%) .NET Developer
3 817 (16.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 305 (6.16%) Linux Engineer
5 298 (6.02%) Ruby Developer
6 293 (5.92%) Senior Developer
7 266 (5.37%) Software Engineer
8 238 (4.81%) AWS Engineer
9 229 (4.62%) Java Developer
10 227 (4.58%) Cloud Engineer
11 226 (4.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 210 (4.24%) AWS DevOps
13 194 (3.92%) Software Developer
14 192 (3.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 186 (3.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
16 176 (3.55%) C# Developer
17 175 (3.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 175 (3.53%) Tester
18 174 (3.51%) Test Engineer
19 156 (3.15%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,445 (29.18%) Node.js
2 1,309 (26.43%) .NET
3 1,255 (25.34%) RESTful
4 1,051 (21.22%) ASP.NET
5 1,017 (20.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1,003 (20.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 894 (18.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 888 (17.93%) WCF
9 755 (15.25%) AngularJS
10 705 (14.24%) Ruby on Rails
11 696 (14.05%) HTML
12 694 (14.01%) .NET Framework
13 653 (13.19%) CSS
14 633 (12.78%) Entity Framework
15 576 (11.63%) Code First Entity Framework
16 435 (8.78%) React
17 420 (8.48%) Web Services
18 319 (6.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 292 (5.90%) KnockoutJS
20 269 (5.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 350 (7.07%) Computer Science
2 344 (6.95%) Fintech
3 298 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
4 221 (4.46%) Public Cloud
5 202 (4.08%) User Experience
6 181 (3.66%) Mobile App
7 180 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
8 146 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
9 125 (2.52%) Private Cloud
10 111 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
11 110 (2.22%) Data Centre
12 83 (1.68%) Algorithms
13 81 (1.64%) Social Media
14 69 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
15 67 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 66 (1.33%) Management Information System
17 63 (1.27%) BBC
18 61 (1.23%) Hedge funds
19 54 (1.09%) Online Games
20 49 (0.99%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1,616 (32.63%) Linux
2 627 (12.66%) Windows
3 407 (8.22%) Unix
4 157 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 152 (3.07%) Android
6 149 (3.01%) Apple iOS
7 122 (2.46%) CentOS
8 114 (2.30%) Ubuntu
9 79 (1.60%) Windows Server
10 64 (1.29%) Debian
11 26 (0.53%) Fedora
12 22 (0.44%) Mac OS X
12 22 (0.44%) Nucleus RTOS
13 21 (0.42%) Solaris
14 16 (0.32%) Mac OS
15 14 (0.28%) SUSE
15 14 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (0.24%) VMS
16 12 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (0.22%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,820 (56.95%) Agile Software Development
2 1,866 (37.68%) TDD
3 1,534 (30.98%) DevOps
4 1,501 (30.31%) BDD
5 1,152 (23.26%) MVC
6 1,020 (20.60%) Web Application Development
7 981 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
8 861 (17.39%) Test Automation
9 689 (13.91%) Software Engineering
10 688 (13.89%) Configuration Management
11 604 (12.20%) Open Source
12 589 (11.89%) Scrum
13 553 (11.17%) OO
14 372 (7.51%) Microservices
15 338 (6.83%) Web Development
16 337 (6.81%) Continuous Delivery
17 330 (6.66%) Kanban
18 318 (6.42%) Mentoring
19 307 (6.20%) Problem-Solving
20 262 (5.29%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 2,614 (52.79%) Python
2 1,816 (36.67%) Java
3 1,672 (33.76%) C#
4 1,571 (31.72%) JavaScript
5 857 (17.31%) Bash Shell
6 776 (15.67%) SQL
7 740 (14.94%) Perl
8 676 (13.65%) PHP
9 472 (9.53%) Go
10 427 (8.62%) C++
11 368 (7.43%) PowerShell
12 337 (6.81%) Scala
13 275 (5.55%) C
14 203 (4.10%) Shell Script
15 135 (2.73%) F#
16 119 (2.40%) Elixir
17 114 (2.30%) Groovy
18 87 (1.76%) Korn
19 86 (1.74%) VB.NET
20 84 (1.70%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 432 (8.72%) Degree
2 146 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 139 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 65 (1.31%) SC Cleared
5 60 (1.21%) AWS Certification
6 52 (1.05%) DV Cleared
7 51 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 45 (0.91%) ISTQB
9 39 (0.79%) RHCE
10 38 (0.77%) CISSP
11 37 (0.75%) RHCSA
12 36 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
13 33 (0.67%) ISEB
14 30 (0.61%) Master's Degree
15 28 (0.57%) OSCP
16 25 (0.50%) CEH
17 24 (0.48%) CISA
18 21 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
19 20 (0.40%) PhD
20 17 (0.34%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 335 (6.76%) QA
2 77 (1.55%) GCP
3 64 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.34%) GDPR
6 16 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (0.14%) EMIR
7 7 (0.14%) MiFID
7 7 (0.14%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 4 (0.081%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.081%) PSD2
8 4 (0.081%) SLA
9 3 (0.061%) DICOM
9 3 (0.061%) FATCA
9 3 (0.061%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.061%) HL7
10 1 (0.020%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.020%) FedRAMP
10 1 (0.020%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.020%) WCAG
System Software
1 1,010 (20.40%) Docker
2 178 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (2.26%) vSphere
4 72 (1.45%) Active Directory
5 37 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 34 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
7 31 (0.63%) HDFS
8 30 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
9 28 (0.57%) Xen
10 27 (0.55%) Hyper-V
11 26 (0.53%) KVM
12 22 (0.44%) VirtualBox
13 21 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
14 19 (0.38%) XenServer
15 16 (0.32%) NFS
16 15 (0.30%) iptables
17 13 (0.26%) Snort
17 13 (0.26%) Varnish
18 11 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 11 (0.22%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1,016 (20.52%) Puppet
2 935 (18.88%) Ansible
3 873 (17.63%) Opscode Chef
4 576 (11.63%) Kubernetes
5 474 (9.57%) Terraform
6 203 (4.10%) Nagios
7 153 (3.09%) Kibana
8 147 (2.97%) Salt
9 139 (2.81%) Packer
10 95 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
11 92 (1.86%) ZABBIX
12 70 (1.41%) Consul
13 65 (1.31%) Grafana
14 63 (1.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 63 (1.27%) WSUS
15 62 (1.25%) Cobbler
16 55 (1.11%) HAProxy
17 49 (0.99%) Graphite
18 41 (0.83%) Prometheus
19 36 (0.73%) vRealize
Vendors
1 411 (8.30%) Google
2 384 (7.75%) Microsoft
3 285 (5.76%) Oracle
4 249 (5.03%) VMware
5 221 (4.46%) Red Hat
6 176 (3.55%) Splunk
7 139 (2.81%) Facebook
8 103 (2.08%) WorldPay
9 94 (1.90%) New Relic
10 84 (1.70%) Apple
11 73 (1.47%) Atlassian
12 70 (1.41%) AppDynamics
13 65 (1.31%) Cisco
14 62 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
14 62 (1.25%) Sony
14 62 (1.25%) Yahoo!
15 57 (1.15%) SaltStack
16 49 (0.99%) SAP
17 45 (0.91%) F5
18 41 (0.83%) Bloomberg