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

Ruby
UK > England
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 104 92
Rank change year-on-year -11 -12 +30
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 4,421 5,113 5,665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.80% 3.09% 3.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.99% 5.55% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3,690 4,499 5,086
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £80,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 88,512 92,044 97,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.09% 55.57% 52.67%
Number of salaries quoted 73,981 76,722 85,537
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 August 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 August 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 +5 2,335 £65,000 +4.00% 313
South East -52 701 £47,500 - 76
North of England -15 678 £47,500 - 91
North West -11 350 £47,500 +5.56% 44
Yorkshire -9 283 £50,000 -4.76% 38
Midlands -32 251 £45,000 +5.88% 32
South West +10 246 £50,000 - 43
East of England -32 198 £45,000 -14.29% 51
West Midlands -10 148 £50,000 +25.00% 17
East Midlands -31 103 £42,500 - 15
North East -17 45 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2,541 (57.48%) Python
2 2,473 (55.94%) Agile Software Development
3 1,627 (36.80%) Java
4 1,579 (35.72%) Linux
5 1,494 (33.79%) Amazon AWS
6 1,481 (33.50%) DevOps
7 1,459 (33.00%) TDD
8 1,338 (30.26%) Git (software)
9 1,324 (29.95%) C#
10 1,295 (29.29%) JavaScript
11 1,175 (26.58%) BDD
12 1,102 (24.93%) Node.js
13 1,062 (24.02%) Docker
14 986 (22.30%) Puppet
15 955 (21.60%) .NET
16 952 (21.53%) NoSQL
17 949 (21.47%) RESTful
18 945 (21.38%) Jenkins
19 907 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
20 887 (20.06%) Bash Shell
21 883 (19.97%) SQL Server
22 878 (19.86%) Ansible
23 858 (19.41%) MVC
24 825 (18.66%) Opscode Chef
25 803 (18.16%) Microsoft Azure
26 775 (17.53%) Test Automation
27 755 (17.08%) ASP.NET
28 723 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC
29 720 (16.29%) Web Application Development
30 715 (16.17%) Finance

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
1 277 (6.27%) Elasticsearch
2 261 (5.90%) Apache
3 145 (3.28%) OpenStack
4 137 (3.10%) nginx
5 134 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 94 (2.13%) Confluence
7 90 (2.04%) Apache Spark
8 56 (1.27%) WordPress
9 55 (1.24%) CloudStack
10 47 (1.06%) CMS
11 46 (1.04%) Ethereum
12 38 (0.86%) JBoss
13 33 (0.75%) IIS
14 27 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
15 25 (0.57%) WebSphere
16 20 (0.45%) WebLogic
17 17 (0.38%) Apache Solr
18 14 (0.32%) Jetty
19 13 (0.29%) Apache Pig
20 12 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 13 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.23%) Chatbot
3 7 (0.16%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.045%) Blender
5 2 (0.045%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.023%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 41 (0.93%) thinkFolio
2 30 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
3 21 (0.48%) Distributed Ledger
4 17 (0.38%) Magento
5 11 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 10 (0.23%) SunGard GMI
7 5 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.045%) Shopify
9 1 (0.023%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.023%) PeopleSoft CRM
9 1 (0.023%) Ripple
9 1 (0.023%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1,494 (33.79%) Amazon AWS
2 803 (18.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 316 (7.15%) GitHub
4 277 (6.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 145 (3.28%) SaaS
6 144 (3.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 124 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
8 106 (2.40%) Serverless
9 102 (2.31%) Amazon S3
10 101 (2.28%) IaaS
11 99 (2.24%) OpenShift
12 94 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
13 85 (1.92%) PaaS
14 72 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
15 63 (1.43%) Heroku
16 58 (1.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 52 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 37 (0.84%) Slack
19 34 (0.77%) Office 365
20 29 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 188 (4.25%) Internet
2 167 (3.78%) DNS
3 161 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 134 (3.03%) Firewall
5 133 (3.01%) HTTP
6 68 (1.54%) VPN
7 60 (1.36%) SSL
8 40 (0.90%) BGP
9 30 (0.68%) DHCP
9 30 (0.68%) OSPF
10 28 (0.63%) Network Security
11 26 (0.59%) WAN
12 23 (0.52%) SAN
13 22 (0.50%) LAN
14 20 (0.45%) NAS
14 20 (0.45%) Sourcefire
15 17 (0.38%) Wireless
16 15 (0.34%) Broadband
16 15 (0.34%) Multicast
17 14 (0.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 952 (21.53%) NoSQL
2 883 (19.97%) SQL Server
3 679 (15.36%) SQL Server 2016
4 505 (11.42%) MySQL
5 337 (7.62%) MongoDB
6 272 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
7 212 (4.80%) Redis
8 192 (4.34%) Relational Database
9 156 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 140 (3.17%) Big Data
11 133 (3.01%) Blockchain
12 110 (2.49%) Hadoop
13 75 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
14 58 (1.31%) Neo4j
15 54 (1.22%) RDBMS
16 36 (0.81%) MariaDB
17 35 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
18 32 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 28 (0.63%) Apache Hive
20 27 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1,338 (30.26%) Git (software)
2 945 (21.38%) Jenkins
3 416 (9.41%) Selenium
4 388 (8.78%) Cucumber
5 275 (6.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 274 (6.20%) JIRA
7 248 (5.61%) TeamCity
8 191 (4.32%) Vagrant
9 170 (3.85%) WebDriver
10 166 (3.75%) Subversion
11 152 (3.44%) Maven
12 121 (2.74%) JMeter
13 116 (2.62%) GitLab
14 112 (2.53%) JUnit
14 112 (2.53%) SoapUI
15 94 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
16 89 (2.01%) Hudson
17 86 (1.95%) Sonatype Nexus
18 84 (1.90%) SpecFlow
19 83 (1.88%) RSpec
General
1 715 (16.17%) Finance
2 254 (5.75%) Games
3 240 (5.43%) Banking
4 213 (4.82%) Retail
5 172 (3.89%) Marketing
6 120 (2.71%) Advertising
7 117 (2.65%) Telecoms
8 66 (1.49%) Front Office
9 61 (1.38%) Law
10 52 (1.18%) Investment Banking
11 46 (1.04%) Electronics
12 42 (0.95%) French Language
12 42 (0.95%) German Language
13 41 (0.93%) Italian Language
14 40 (0.90%) Music Industry
15 37 (0.84%) Manufacturing
16 34 (0.77%) Legal
17 22 (0.50%) Financial Institution
18 19 (0.43%) Back Office
19 10 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,992 (45.06%) Developer
2 800 (18.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 718 (16.24%) .NET Developer
4 285 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
5 281 (6.36%) Senior Developer
6 252 (5.70%) Software Engineer
7 248 (5.61%) Ruby Developer
8 217 (4.91%) C# Developer
9 208 (4.70%) Software Developer
10 194 (4.39%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 192 (4.34%) AWS Engineer
11 192 (4.34%) Java Developer
12 189 (4.28%) C# .NET Developer
13 188 (4.25%) Cloud Engineer
14 177 (4.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 175 (3.96%) Test Engineer
16 166 (3.75%) ASP.NET Developer
16 166 (3.75%) AWS DevOps
16 166 (3.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 163 (3.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,102 (24.93%) Node.js
2 955 (21.60%) .NET
3 949 (21.47%) RESTful
4 755 (17.08%) ASP.NET
5 723 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 715 (16.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 653 (14.77%) Ruby on Rails
8 644 (14.57%) HTML
9 623 (14.09%) WCF
10 587 (13.28%) CSS
11 578 (13.07%) AngularJS
12 549 (12.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 530 (11.99%) .NET Framework
14 487 (11.02%) Entity Framework
15 424 (9.59%) React
16 418 (9.45%) Code First Entity Framework
17 347 (7.85%) Web Services
18 257 (5.81%) REST
19 220 (4.98%) HTML5
20 210 (4.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 343 (7.76%) Computer Science
2 312 (7.06%) Fintech
3 266 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
4 195 (4.41%) Public Cloud
5 160 (3.62%) Mobile App
6 145 (3.28%) User Experience
7 132 (2.99%) Data Centre
8 123 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
9 122 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
10 105 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
11 77 (1.74%) Private Cloud
12 73 (1.65%) Social Media
13 69 (1.56%) Derivative
14 68 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 67 (1.52%) Algorithms
16 66 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
17 65 (1.47%) Equities
18 64 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 64 (1.45%) Hedge funds
19 62 (1.40%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1,579 (35.72%) Linux
2 546 (12.35%) Windows
3 379 (8.57%) Unix
4 145 (3.28%) CentOS
5 138 (3.12%) Android
5 138 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 132 (2.99%) Apple iOS
7 122 (2.76%) Ubuntu
8 80 (1.81%) Windows Server
9 54 (1.22%) Debian
10 42 (0.95%) Fedora
11 23 (0.52%) Mac OS X
12 21 (0.48%) Solaris
12 21 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (0.43%) VMS
14 18 (0.41%) SUSE
15 16 (0.36%) Nucleus RTOS
16 14 (0.32%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.23%) CoreOS
17 10 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,473 (55.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1,481 (33.50%) DevOps
3 1,459 (33.00%) TDD
4 1,175 (26.58%) BDD
5 907 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
6 858 (19.41%) MVC
7 775 (17.53%) Test Automation
8 720 (16.29%) Web Application Development
9 672 (15.20%) Configuration Management
10 622 (14.07%) Software Engineering
11 618 (13.98%) Open Source
12 587 (13.28%) Scrum
13 373 (8.44%) OO
14 348 (7.87%) Microservices
15 303 (6.85%) Continuous Delivery
16 295 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
17 291 (6.58%) Mentoring
18 290 (6.56%) Web Development
19 268 (6.06%) Kanban
20 231 (5.23%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 2,541 (57.48%) Python
2 1,627 (36.80%) Java
3 1,324 (29.95%) C#
4 1,295 (29.29%) JavaScript
5 887 (20.06%) Bash Shell
6 707 (15.99%) SQL
7 689 (15.58%) Perl
8 500 (11.31%) Go
9 494 (11.17%) PHP
10 438 (9.91%) C++
11 354 (8.01%) PowerShell
12 314 (7.10%) Scala
13 258 (5.84%) C
14 192 (4.34%) Shell Script
15 140 (3.17%) Elixir
16 103 (2.33%) Korn
17 100 (2.26%) Bourne shell
18 93 (2.10%) F#
19 85 (1.92%) ES6
20 84 (1.90%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 485 (10.97%) Degree
2 154 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 123 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 60 (1.36%) DV Cleared
5 57 (1.29%) AWS Certification
6 54 (1.22%) SC Cleared
7 51 (1.15%) RHCE
8 48 (1.09%) RHCSA
9 44 (1.00%) Numerate Degree
10 40 (0.90%) CEH
11 36 (0.81%) OSCP
12 33 (0.75%) CISSP
13 31 (0.70%) ISTQB
14 26 (0.59%) PhD
15 24 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 21 (0.48%) Master's Degree
17 17 (0.38%) GCIH
18 16 (0.36%) CISA
18 16 (0.36%) SANS
19 15 (0.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 335 (7.58%) QA
2 106 (2.40%) GCP
3 46 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 23 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.27%) EMIR
5 12 (0.27%) MiFID
6 10 (0.23%) GDPR
6 10 (0.23%) SLA
7 8 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (0.18%) FATCA
8 6 (0.14%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 3 (0.068%) DICOM
9 3 (0.068%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.068%) HL7
10 2 (0.045%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.023%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.023%) FedRAMP
11 1 (0.023%) GAMP
11 1 (0.023%) PMO
11 1 (0.023%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,062 (24.02%) Docker
2 195 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (2.47%) vSphere
4 79 (1.79%) Active Directory
5 63 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
6 34 (0.77%) HDFS
7 33 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
8 31 (0.70%) Xen
9 28 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
10 26 (0.59%) VirtualBox
11 25 (0.57%) XenServer
12 24 (0.54%) Hyper-V
13 23 (0.52%) KVM
14 20 (0.45%) Snort
15 18 (0.41%) NFS
16 14 (0.32%) iptables
17 13 (0.29%) VMware Server
18 12 (0.27%) LXC
19 10 (0.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 986 (22.30%) Puppet
2 878 (19.86%) Ansible
3 825 (18.66%) Opscode Chef
4 662 (14.97%) Kubernetes
5 486 (10.99%) Terraform
6 202 (4.57%) Nagios
7 171 (3.87%) Salt
8 125 (2.83%) Kibana
9 121 (2.74%) Docker Swarm
10 118 (2.67%) Packer
11 113 (2.56%) ZABBIX
12 93 (2.10%) Grafana
13 77 (1.74%) Consul
14 65 (1.47%) Prometheus
15 62 (1.40%) Graphite
16 61 (1.38%) Cobbler
17 55 (1.24%) HAProxy
18 40 (0.90%) Opsview
19 39 (0.88%) Mesos
20 34 (0.77%) logstash
Vendors
1 433 (9.79%) Google
2 307 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 296 (6.70%) VMware
4 258 (5.84%) Oracle
5 229 (5.18%) Red Hat
6 158 (3.57%) Splunk
7 104 (2.35%) Facebook
7 104 (2.35%) New Relic
8 77 (1.74%) Apple
9 70 (1.58%) WorldPay
10 67 (1.52%) Cisco
11 63 (1.43%) Atlassian
12 61 (1.38%) Sony
12 61 (1.38%) Yahoo!
13 60 (1.36%) AppDynamics
14 52 (1.18%) Bloomberg
15 49 (1.11%) Reuters
15 49 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
16 45 (1.02%) SaltStack
17 41 (0.93%) FXall