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

Ruby
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 191 152 104
Rank change year-on-year -39 -48 -10
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 1,519 3,159 5,038
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.81% 2.37% 3.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.30% 4.36% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,254 2,881 4,641
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £58,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.76% +10.48% -

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 46,047 72,432 90,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.97% 54.35% 56.26%
Number of salaries quoted 38,275 59,674 75,966
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +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 May 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 May 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 -51 850 £70,000 +7.69% 75
South East -40 208 £57,000 +8.57% 15
North of England -36 201 £57,500 +15.00% 31
South West +45 147 £50,000 - 12
North West +2 112 £57,500 +12.75% 25
Yorkshire -1 80 £56,500 +25.56% 3
Midlands +32 54 £50,000 -2.44% 8
West Midlands +43 45 £52,000 +20.93% 7
East of England -3 39 £45,000 -25.00% 6
East Midlands +28 9 £46,250 -19.57% 1
North East -20 9 £38,750 -3.13% 3
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 977 (64.32%) Python
2 724 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
3 697 (45.89%) Java
4 666 (43.84%) JavaScript
5 618 (40.68%) AWS
6 614 (40.42%) DevOps
7 509 (33.51%) Docker
8 450 (29.62%) Linux
9 390 (25.67%) Kubernetes
10 377 (24.82%) Azure
11 347 (22.84%) Git (software)
12 340 (22.38%) Ruby on Rails
13 336 (22.12%) Jenkins
14 317 (20.87%) C#
15 316 (20.80%) Ansible
16 303 (19.95%) Terraform
17 297 (19.55%) Test Automation
18 288 (18.96%) Software Engineering
19 279 (18.37%) Node.js
20 270 (17.77%) TDD
21 267 (17.58%) Bash Shell
22 254 (16.72%) React
23 250 (16.46%) Go
23 250 (16.46%) Finance
24 243 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
25 242 (15.93%) Open Source
25 242 (15.93%) Puppet
26 235 (15.47%) HTML
27 225 (14.81%) CSS
28 223 (14.68%) Microservices

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 54 (3.55%) Apache
2 47 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
3 45 (2.96%) OpenStack
4 36 (2.37%) Confluence
4 36 (2.37%) Tomcat
5 25 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
6 24 (1.58%) JBoss
7 17 (1.12%) CMS
7 17 (1.12%) IIS
7 17 (1.12%) nginx
8 16 (1.05%) MS Exchange
9 11 (0.72%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (0.46%) CloudStack
12 6 (0.39%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.39%) WordPress
13 5 (0.33%) Drupal
13 5 (0.33%) SilverStripe
14 3 (0.20%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.26%) Sketch
2 4 (0.26%) Zeplin
3 2 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 8 (0.53%) Magento
2 4 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.26%) Shopify
3 1 (0.066%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.066%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.066%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 618 (40.68%) AWS
2 377 (24.82%) Azure
3 182 (11.98%) GCP
4 102 (6.71%) SaaS
5 95 (6.25%) GitHub
6 90 (5.92%) Serverless
7 71 (4.67%) Heroku
8 54 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
9 53 (3.49%) AWS Lambda
10 47 (3.09%) PaaS
11 45 (2.96%) Amazon S3
12 41 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
12 41 (2.70%) IaaS
12 41 (2.70%) OpenShift
13 33 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
14 27 (1.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 26 (1.71%) Amazon ECS
16 20 (1.32%) Slack
17 17 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
17 17 (1.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.21%) DNS
2 59 (3.88%) HTTP
3 57 (3.75%) Firewall
4 51 (3.36%) Internet
4 51 (3.36%) TCP/IP
5 27 (1.78%) VPN
6 23 (1.51%) DHCP
7 14 (0.92%) SMTP
8 13 (0.86%) SSH
9 12 (0.79%) FTP
10 11 (0.72%) SNMP
11 10 (0.66%) SSL
12 9 (0.59%) Network Security
13 7 (0.46%) 802.11
13 7 (0.46%) Software-Defined Networking
14 4 (0.26%) AMQP
14 4 (0.26%) InfiniBand
14 4 (0.26%) IPv6
14 4 (0.26%) SAN
15 3 (0.20%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (8.43%) MySQL
2 109 (7.18%) SQL Server
3 107 (7.04%) MongoDB
4 102 (6.71%) NoSQL
5 97 (6.39%) PostgreSQL
6 70 (4.61%) Redis
7 59 (3.88%) Relational Database
8 33 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
9 28 (1.84%) SQL Server 2016
10 23 (1.51%) QlikView
11 22 (1.45%) RDBMS
12 21 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 21 (1.38%) Big Data
13 19 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (0.92%) Hadoop
16 12 (0.79%) CouchDB
17 10 (0.66%) SQL Server 2019
18 9 (0.59%) Neo4j
19 8 (0.53%) NuoDB
Development Applications
1 347 (22.84%) Git (software)
2 336 (22.12%) Jenkins
3 137 (9.02%) Selenium
4 111 (7.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 103 (6.78%) Cucumber
6 72 (4.74%) RSpec
7 70 (4.61%) GitLab
8 67 (4.41%) JIRA
9 64 (4.21%) TeamCity
10 52 (3.42%) WebDriver
11 43 (2.83%) Vagrant
12 39 (2.57%) Subversion
13 30 (1.97%) JMeter
14 27 (1.78%) webpack
15 26 (1.71%) Calabash
15 26 (1.71%) Maven
16 25 (1.65%) Xcode
17 24 (1.58%) CircleCI
18 23 (1.51%) WATIR
19 21 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 250 (16.46%) Finance
2 66 (4.34%) Marketing
3 56 (3.69%) Games
3 56 (3.69%) Retail
4 39 (2.57%) Legal
5 36 (2.37%) Banking
6 35 (2.30%) Public Sector
7 27 (1.78%) Law
8 17 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.05%) Telecoms
10 12 (0.79%) Billing
11 11 (0.72%) Publishing
12 9 (0.59%) Back Office
13 8 (0.53%) Local Government
14 4 (0.26%) Advertising
14 4 (0.26%) Digital Economy
14 4 (0.26%) Military
15 3 (0.20%) Electronics
15 3 (0.20%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 484 (31.86%) Developer
2 295 (19.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 143 (9.41%) Software Engineer
4 120 (7.90%) Ruby Developer
5 110 (7.24%) Senior Developer
6 71 (4.67%) Software Developer
7 67 (4.41%) Cloud Engineer
8 63 (4.15%) Platform Engineer
9 61 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
10 59 (3.88%) AWS Engineer
11 56 (3.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 53 (3.49%) Senior Software Engineer
13 50 (3.29%) Lead Developer
14 48 (3.16%) Azure Engineer
15 47 (3.09%) Ruby Engineer
15 47 (3.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
15 47 (3.09%) Test Engineer
16 46 (3.03%) Administrator
17 44 (2.90%) Linux Engineer
18 42 (2.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (22.38%) Ruby on Rails
2 279 (18.37%) Node.js
3 254 (16.72%) React
4 235 (15.47%) HTML
5 225 (14.81%) CSS
6 208 (13.69%) .NET
7 187 (12.31%) RESTful
8 162 (10.66%) AngularJS
9 135 (8.89%) REST
10 111 (7.31%) Web Services
11 78 (5.13%) Vue.js
12 70 (4.61%) jQuery
12 70 (4.61%) Spring
13 69 (4.54%) HTML5
13 69 (4.54%) JSON
14 63 (4.15%) .NET Framework
14 63 (4.15%) Kafka
15 58 (3.82%) Elastic Stack
16 56 (3.69%) CSS3
17 53 (3.49%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 92 (6.06%) Public Cloud
2 63 (4.15%) Mobile App
3 56 (3.69%) User Experience
4 49 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 43 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
6 37 (2.44%) Cloud Native
7 36 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
8 35 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (1.91%) Management Information System
10 26 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
11 19 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
12 18 (1.18%) Blog
12 18 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (1.12%) Clustering
14 15 (0.99%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.79%) Client/Server
16 10 (0.66%) Derivative
16 10 (0.66%) Marketing Technology
16 10 (0.66%) Private Cloud
17 9 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 450 (29.62%) Linux
2 191 (12.57%) Windows
3 89 (5.86%) Unix
4 88 (5.79%) Android
5 83 (5.46%) Apple iOS
6 69 (4.54%) Mac OS X
7 53 (3.49%) CentOS
8 35 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (1.78%) Ubuntu
10 20 (1.32%) Windows Server
11 14 (0.92%) Kali Linux
12 13 (0.86%) Debian
12 13 (0.86%) Mac OS
13 10 (0.66%) VMS
14 6 (0.39%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.13%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.13%) Solaris
15 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
16 1 (0.066%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 724 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
2 614 (40.42%) DevOps
3 297 (19.55%) Test Automation
4 288 (18.96%) Software Engineering
5 270 (17.77%) TDD
6 243 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
7 242 (15.93%) Open Source
8 223 (14.68%) Microservices
9 182 (11.98%) Problem-Solving
10 180 (11.85%) Scrum
11 165 (10.86%) BDD
12 163 (10.73%) Configuration Management
12 163 (10.73%) Fintech
13 132 (8.69%) Continuous Delivery
14 122 (8.03%) OO
15 119 (7.83%) Mentoring
16 113 (7.44%) Infrastructure as Code
17 92 (6.06%) Web Development
18 90 (5.92%) Computer Science
19 89 (5.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 977 (64.32%) Python
2 697 (45.89%) Java
3 666 (43.84%) JavaScript
4 317 (20.87%) C#
5 267 (17.58%) Bash Shell
6 250 (16.46%) Go
7 199 (13.10%) PHP
8 184 (12.11%) SQL
9 181 (11.92%) PowerShell
10 141 (9.28%) Perl
11 121 (7.97%) Scala
12 85 (5.60%) TypeScript
13 81 (5.33%) C++
14 69 (4.54%) Groovy
15 66 (4.34%) Apple Swift
15 66 (4.34%) Kotlin
16 64 (4.21%) C
17 63 (4.15%) Shell Script
18 50 (3.29%) Objective-C
19 47 (3.09%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 105 (6.91%) Degree
2 82 (5.40%) Security Cleared
3 56 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 40 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 34 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (1.71%) CEH
6 26 (1.71%) ISEB
7 23 (1.51%) OSCP
8 19 (1.25%) CISSP
9 16 (1.05%) DV Cleared
9 16 (1.05%) GWAPT
10 12 (0.79%) AWS Certification
10 12 (0.79%) CESG Certified Professional
10 12 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.46%) CISM
12 5 (0.33%) SANS
13 4 (0.26%) CHECK Team Leader
13 4 (0.26%) CHECK Team Member
13 4 (0.26%) CREST Certified
13 4 (0.26%) Cyber Scheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (8.10%) QA
2 20 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (0.92%) SLA
4 13 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.20%) PMO
7 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.066%) GDPR
8 1 (0.066%) NIST
8 1 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 509 (33.51%) Docker
2 30 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.51%) Active Directory
4 22 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.46%) KVM
6 7 (0.46%) VirtualBox
7 6 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.39%) Xen
8 5 (0.33%) GlusterFS
9 4 (0.26%) Btrfs
9 4 (0.26%) Ceph
9 4 (0.26%) DRBD
9 4 (0.26%) GPFS
9 4 (0.26%) Lustre
9 4 (0.26%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 4 (0.26%) vCloud
10 3 (0.20%) NFS
10 3 (0.20%) vSphere
11 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 390 (25.67%) Kubernetes
2 316 (20.80%) Ansible
3 303 (19.95%) Terraform
4 242 (15.93%) Puppet
5 195 (12.84%) Opscode Chef
6 95 (6.25%) Packer
7 50 (3.29%) Consul
7 50 (3.29%) Prometheus
8 47 (3.09%) Grafana
9 46 (3.03%) Nagios
10 44 (2.90%) Salt
11 43 (2.83%) Docker Swarm
12 42 (2.76%) Mesos
13 32 (2.11%) ZABBIX
14 31 (2.04%) Graphite
15 27 (1.78%) Marathon
16 16 (1.05%) Icinga
16 16 (1.05%) Kibana
16 16 (1.05%) Nessus
16 16 (1.05%) Nmap
Vendors
1 109 (7.18%) Oracle
2 84 (5.53%) Google
3 80 (5.27%) Microsoft
4 45 (2.96%) Red Hat
5 44 (2.90%) VMware
6 28 (1.84%) Atlassian
7 27 (1.78%) New Relic
8 24 (1.58%) Tableau
9 22 (1.45%) Splunk
10 20 (1.32%) SaltStack
11 19 (1.25%) EnterpriseDB
12 16 (1.05%) IBM
13 15 (0.99%) hybris
13 15 (0.99%) SAP
14 12 (0.79%) Adobe
14 12 (0.79%) Apple
15 11 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (0.53%) Capita
16 8 (0.53%) Xamarin
17 7 (0.46%) Rackspace