Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > England
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 187 181 149
Rank change year-on-year -6 -32 -52
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 1,326 2,020 3,326
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.79% 1.92% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.23% 3.53% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,081 1,560 2,706
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
75th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £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 41,086 57,163 75,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.56% 54.44% 54.63%
Number of salaries quoted 33,736 48,072 63,097
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 13 April 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 13 April 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 -36 613 £72,500 +3.57% 202
North of England +43 279 £60,000 +9.09% 64
South East +9 190 £60,000 +9.09% 33
Yorkshire +40 171 £60,000 +9.09% 27
Midlands +64 101 £50,000 - 30
North West +14 99 £57,500 +2.22% 30
South West -37 90 £52,000 +4.00% 10
West Midlands +30 62 £50,000 -3.85% 21
East Midlands +42 39 £50,000 +17.65% 9
East of England +32 24 £55,000 +22.22% 10
North East +11 9 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 846 (63.80%) Python
2 668 (50.38%) DevOps
3 665 (50.15%) Agile Software Development
4 588 (44.34%) AWS
5 565 (42.61%) Kubernetes
6 557 (42.01%) Docker
7 551 (41.55%) JavaScript
8 476 (35.90%) Java
9 432 (32.58%) Terraform
10 415 (31.30%) Software Engineering
11 389 (29.34%) Go
12 382 (28.81%) Ruby on Rails
13 359 (27.07%) Azure
14 346 (26.09%) Linux
15 291 (21.95%) C#
16 282 (21.27%) Jenkins
17 263 (19.83%) Configuration Management
18 243 (18.33%) SQL
19 241 (18.17%) Puppet
20 229 (17.27%) Bash Shell
20 229 (17.27%) Infrastructure as Code
21 223 (16.82%) Ansible
22 219 (16.52%) Opscode Chef
23 210 (15.84%) AWS CloudFormation
24 206 (15.54%) TDD
25 200 (15.08%) PostgreSQL
26 199 (15.01%) Git (software)
27 198 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
28 189 (14.25%) Node.js
29 183 (13.80%) GCP

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 46 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (2.34%) Confluence
3 21 (1.58%) Apache
4 19 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
4 19 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (0.83%) WordPress
6 8 (0.60%) Drupal
6 8 (0.60%) OpenStack
7 7 (0.53%) CMS
8 6 (0.45%) IIS
9 5 (0.38%) GemFire
9 5 (0.38%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.38%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.30%) nginx
10 4 (0.30%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.23%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.15%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.15%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (0.30%) AutoCAD
2 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.075%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.68%) Magento
1 9 (0.68%) Shopify
2 4 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.075%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 588 (44.34%) AWS
2 359 (27.07%) Azure
3 210 (15.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 183 (13.80%) GCP
5 120 (9.05%) GitHub
6 118 (8.90%) Pulumi
7 81 (6.11%) SaaS
8 78 (5.88%) Serverless
9 73 (5.51%) PaaS
10 69 (5.20%) Amazon EKS
11 67 (5.05%) Datadog
12 62 (4.68%) IaaS
13 50 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
14 48 (3.62%) Amazon EC2
15 46 (3.47%) Heroku
16 43 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
17 38 (2.87%) Amazon S3
18 37 (2.79%) Amazon ECS
19 27 (2.04%) Slack
20 21 (1.58%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.92%) Internet
2 41 (3.09%) DNS
3 30 (2.26%) TCP/IP
4 27 (2.04%) HTTP
5 25 (1.89%) Firewall
6 17 (1.28%) SMTP
7 13 (0.98%) FTP
8 10 (0.75%) DHCP
9 9 (0.68%) HTTPS
9 9 (0.68%) IMAP
10 8 (0.60%) FIX Connectivity
11 7 (0.53%) SSL
12 6 (0.45%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.45%) FlexRay
12 6 (0.45%) Network Security
13 5 (0.38%) Calico
14 4 (0.30%) VPN
15 3 (0.23%) ICMP
15 3 (0.23%) SNMP
15 3 (0.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (15.08%) PostgreSQL
2 160 (12.07%) MySQL
3 95 (7.16%) MongoDB
4 88 (6.64%) Redis
5 70 (5.28%) SQL Server
6 60 (4.52%) Azure SQL Database
7 54 (4.07%) Relational Database
8 53 (4.00%) Cosmos DB
8 53 (4.00%) MariaDB
9 44 (3.32%) NoSQL
10 34 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
11 24 (1.81%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.28%) Big Data
13 14 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
15 7 (0.53%) Presto
16 6 (0.45%) CouchDB
17 5 (0.38%) GIS
18 4 (0.30%) Looker
18 4 (0.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 282 (21.27%) Jenkins
2 199 (15.01%) Git (software)
3 69 (5.20%) Selenium
4 67 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 64 (4.83%) JIRA
6 62 (4.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 59 (4.45%) GitLab
8 58 (4.37%) TeamCity
9 50 (3.77%) RSpec
10 45 (3.39%) Cucumber
11 33 (2.49%) Bitbucket
11 33 (2.49%) WebDriver
12 30 (2.26%) Artifactory
12 30 (2.26%) Sonatype Nexus
13 29 (2.19%) Vagrant
14 28 (2.11%) CircleCI
15 27 (2.04%) Subversion
16 25 (1.89%) Appium
17 22 (1.66%) Hudson
18 18 (1.36%) webpack
General
1 173 (13.05%) Finance
2 69 (5.20%) Public Sector
3 55 (4.15%) Marketing
4 46 (3.47%) Retail
5 44 (3.32%) Banking
6 26 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.81%) Games
8 20 (1.51%) Local Government
9 16 (1.21%) Legal
10 14 (1.06%) Law
11 12 (0.90%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.45%) Automotive
12 6 (0.45%) Electronics
13 4 (0.30%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.15%) Czech Language
14 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.15%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.15%) Publishing
15 1 (0.075%) Front Office
15 1 (0.075%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 467 (35.22%) Developer
2 311 (23.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 217 (16.37%) Ruby Developer
4 188 (14.18%) Software Engineer
5 131 (9.88%) Senior Developer
6 105 (7.92%) AWS Engineer
7 100 (7.54%) Senior Ruby Developer
8 98 (7.39%) AWS DevOps
9 90 (6.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 79 (5.96%) Azure Engineer
11 77 (5.81%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 68 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 64 (4.83%) Full Stack Developer
14 58 (4.37%) Software Developer
15 52 (3.92%) Azure DevOps
16 50 (3.77%) Senior Software Engineer
17 48 (3.62%) Platform Engineer
18 44 (3.32%) Lead Developer
19 42 (3.17%) Senior DevOps
20 37 (2.79%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 382 (28.81%) Ruby on Rails
2 189 (14.25%) Node.js
3 165 (12.44%) CSS
4 153 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 152 (11.46%) React
6 149 (11.24%) HTML
7 120 (9.05%) Vue.js
8 116 (8.75%) Web Services
9 75 (5.66%) .NET
10 74 (5.58%) Elastic Stack
11 70 (5.28%) RESTful
12 36 (2.71%) jQuery
12 36 (2.71%) React Native
13 33 (2.49%) Sass
14 29 (2.19%) ASP.NET
14 29 (2.19%) HTML5
14 29 (2.19%) REST
15 26 (1.96%) XML
16 25 (1.89%) JSON
16 25 (1.89%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 69 (5.20%) Linux Command Line
2 61 (4.60%) Enterprise Cloud
3 49 (3.70%) User Experience
4 38 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
5 35 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
7 31 (2.34%) Mobile App
7 31 (2.34%) Virtual Team
8 28 (2.11%) Algorithms
9 24 (1.81%) Public Cloud
10 22 (1.66%) Blog
10 22 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.58%) Cloud Native
12 17 (1.28%) Management Information System
13 13 (0.98%) Data Centre
14 11 (0.83%) e-Learning
15 10 (0.75%) Clustering
16 9 (0.68%) Data Structures
16 9 (0.68%) LIMS
17 8 (0.60%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 346 (26.09%) Linux
2 74 (5.58%) CentOS
2 74 (5.58%) Windows
3 62 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 51 (3.85%) Unix
5 33 (2.49%) Android
6 28 (2.11%) Apple iOS
7 24 (1.81%) Ubuntu
8 19 (1.43%) Windows Server
9 14 (1.06%) Debian
10 8 (0.60%) Solaris
11 5 (0.38%) tvOS
12 4 (0.30%) Fedora
13 2 (0.15%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
14 1 (0.075%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.075%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.075%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 668 (50.38%) DevOps
2 665 (50.15%) Agile Software Development
3 415 (31.30%) Software Engineering
4 263 (19.83%) Configuration Management
5 229 (17.27%) Infrastructure as Code
6 206 (15.54%) TDD
7 198 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
8 178 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
9 167 (12.59%) OOP
10 145 (10.94%) Open Source
11 143 (10.78%) Test Automation
12 137 (10.33%) Scrum
13 134 (10.11%) Microservices
14 129 (9.73%) Mentoring
15 128 (9.65%) Continuous Delivery
16 101 (7.62%) Analytics
17 94 (7.09%) Deployment Automation
18 93 (7.01%) E-Commerce
19 88 (6.64%) Computer Science
20 87 (6.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 846 (63.80%) Python
2 551 (41.55%) JavaScript
3 476 (35.90%) Java
4 389 (29.34%) Go
5 291 (21.95%) C#
6 243 (18.33%) SQL
7 229 (17.27%) Bash Shell
8 171 (12.90%) PHP
9 154 (11.61%) PowerShell
10 119 (8.97%) Scala
11 117 (8.82%) TypeScript
12 109 (8.22%) C++
13 96 (7.24%) Groovy
14 90 (6.79%) Perl
15 83 (6.26%) Kotlin
16 68 (5.13%) Shell Script
17 35 (2.64%) ES6
18 33 (2.49%) C
19 17 (1.28%) Apple Swift
19 17 (1.28%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 92 (6.94%) Degree
2 82 (6.18%) Security Cleared
3 80 (6.03%) SC Cleared
4 78 (5.88%) AWS Certification
5 54 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (1.06%) RHCE
6 14 (1.06%) RHCSA
7 7 (0.53%) GIAC
8 5 (0.38%) OCP
8 5 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.30%) GCFA
9 4 (0.30%) GCFE
9 4 (0.30%) GCIH
9 4 (0.30%) GREM
10 3 (0.23%) CISSP
10 3 (0.23%) OSCP
11 2 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.15%) MBA
11 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.30%) QA
2 9 (0.68%) SLA
3 7 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.45%) ISO 26262
5 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.23%) GDPR
6 3 (0.23%) NIST
7 2 (0.15%) WCAG
8 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 17025
8 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.075%) NCSC
8 1 (0.075%) SOC 2
System Software
1 557 (42.01%) Docker
2 39 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 32 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (2.26%) KVM
5 19 (1.43%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.90%) Xen
7 7 (0.53%) Samba
7 7 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.38%) Btrfs
8 5 (0.38%) Ceph
8 5 (0.38%) DRBD
9 2 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
9 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.15%) vSphere
10 1 (0.075%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.075%) LXC
10 1 (0.075%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 565 (42.61%) Kubernetes
2 432 (32.58%) Terraform
3 241 (18.17%) Puppet
4 223 (16.82%) Ansible
5 219 (16.52%) Opscode Chef
6 94 (7.09%) Prometheus
7 92 (6.94%) Grafana
8 54 (4.07%) Packer
9 51 (3.85%) Consul
10 37 (2.79%) Docker Swarm
11 34 (2.56%) Nagios
12 26 (1.96%) Graphite
13 19 (1.43%) CFEngine
13 19 (1.43%) Demisto
14 8 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
14 8 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
15 7 (0.53%) Kibana
15 7 (0.53%) Salt
16 6 (0.45%) Check_MK
16 6 (0.45%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 118 (8.90%) SaltStack
2 82 (6.18%) Microsoft
3 76 (5.73%) Google
4 67 (5.05%) Oracle
5 65 (4.90%) New Relic
6 60 (4.52%) Red Hat
7 38 (2.87%) VMware
8 37 (2.79%) Atlassian
9 35 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
10 28 (2.11%) ServiceNow
10 28 (2.11%) Splunk
11 19 (1.43%) ArcSight
12 15 (1.13%) Apple
13 13 (0.98%) SAP
13 13 (0.98%) Xamarin
14 11 (0.83%) Dynatrace
15 9 (0.68%) Adobe
15 9 (0.68%) Cisco
16 8 (0.60%) Fidessa
16 8 (0.60%) Reuters