Period
to 13 December 2019

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 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 138 98
Rank change year-on-year -37 -40 -2
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2,439 3,704 5,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.98% 2.50% 3.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.68% 4.55% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,990 3,074 4,746
England median annual salary £59,250 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.04% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,225 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% -

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 66,347 81,486 93,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.99% 55.05% 55.42%
Number of salaries quoted 55,249 68,201 77,792
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

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 13 December 2019.

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 December 2019. 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 -28 1,381 £65,000 - 272
South East +29 421 £52,500 +5.00% 73
North of England -57 294 £52,500 +5.00% 77
South West +2 163 £45,000 -14.29% 35
North West -30 150 £55,000 +10.00% 43
Yorkshire -43 130 £55,000 +10.00% 30
Midlands -42 81 £50,000 -4.76% 23
East of England +17 79 £50,000 +11.11% 31
West Midlands +5 58 £52,500 - 12
East Midlands -24 23 £43,750 -16.67% 11
North East +6 14 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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 1,440 (59.04%) Python
2 1,241 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
3 957 (39.24%) Java
4 918 (37.64%) AWS
5 898 (36.82%) DevOps
6 827 (33.91%) Linux
7 755 (30.96%) JavaScript
8 754 (30.91%) Docker
9 666 (27.31%) Git (software)
10 605 (24.81%) Kubernetes
11 590 (24.19%) C#
12 582 (23.86%) Puppet
13 565 (23.17%) Ansible
13 565 (23.17%) TDD
14 495 (20.30%) Azure
15 477 (19.56%) Node.js
16 473 (19.39%) Bash Shell
17 459 (18.82%) Software Engineering
18 457 (18.74%) Jenkins
19 447 (18.33%) Test Automation
20 443 (18.16%) Opscode Chef
21 434 (17.79%) Terraform
22 398 (16.32%) Ruby on Rails
23 382 (15.66%) BDD
24 377 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
25 374 (15.33%) Finance
26 370 (15.17%) .NET
27 357 (14.64%) Microservices
28 355 (14.56%) SQL Server
29 350 (14.35%) Go

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
1 121 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
2 87 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 80 (3.28%) Apache
4 68 (2.79%) Confluence
5 63 (2.58%) JBoss
6 57 (2.34%) nginx
7 50 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
7 50 (2.05%) OpenStack
8 49 (2.01%) IIS
9 41 (1.68%) CMS
10 24 (0.98%) WebSphere
11 21 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 21 (0.86%) Headless CMS
12 19 (0.78%) Apache Spark
13 18 (0.74%) WordPress
14 15 (0.62%) Apache TomEE
15 13 (0.53%) MS Exchange
15 13 (0.53%) WebLogic
16 7 (0.29%) CloudStack
17 6 (0.25%) GeoServer
Applications
1 4 (0.16%) Adobe XD
1 4 (0.16%) InVision
1 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
1 4 (0.16%) Zeplin
2 3 (0.12%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.082%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.082%) SPSS
4 1 (0.041%) Stata
Business Applications
1 27 (1.11%) Payment Gateway
2 21 (0.86%) thinkFolio
3 6 (0.25%) Magento
4 5 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.082%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.041%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.041%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.041%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.041%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 918 (37.64%) AWS
2 495 (20.30%) Azure
3 263 (10.78%) GCP
4 214 (8.77%) SaaS
5 146 (5.99%) Serverless
6 130 (5.33%) GitHub
7 95 (3.90%) OpenShift
7 95 (3.90%) PaaS
8 83 (3.40%) IaaS
9 82 (3.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 74 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
11 73 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
12 72 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
13 57 (2.34%) Amazon S3
14 54 (2.21%) Heroku
15 51 (2.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 47 (1.93%) Slack
17 41 (1.68%) Datadog
18 30 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 26 (1.07%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 141 (5.78%) DNS
2 127 (5.21%) Firewall
2 127 (5.21%) TCP/IP
3 62 (2.54%) HTTP
4 52 (2.13%) VPN
5 45 (1.85%) DHCP
6 40 (1.64%) Internet
7 21 (0.86%) SSL
8 18 (0.74%) Kerberos
9 16 (0.66%) SMTP
9 16 (0.66%) Software-Defined Networking
10 13 (0.53%) HTTPS
10 13 (0.53%) SAN
10 13 (0.53%) Skype
11 12 (0.49%) SSH
12 11 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (0.29%) Network Security
13 7 (0.29%) PBX
13 7 (0.29%) VLAN
14 5 (0.21%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 296 (12.14%) NoSQL
3 257 (10.54%) MySQL
4 205 (8.41%) SQL Server 2016
5 149 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
6 121 (4.96%) MongoDB
7 76 (3.12%) Relational Database
8 69 (2.83%) Big Data
9 56 (2.30%) Redis
10 54 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
11 43 (1.76%) Hadoop
12 32 (1.31%) RDBMS
13 24 (0.98%) MariaDB
14 22 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
15 20 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
16 18 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (0.66%) Cosmos DB
17 16 (0.66%) GIS
18 15 (0.62%) Apache Hive
19 14 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 666 (27.31%) Git (software)
2 457 (18.74%) Jenkins
3 255 (10.46%) Selenium
4 173 (7.09%) Cucumber
5 169 (6.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 148 (6.07%) JIRA
7 117 (4.80%) WebDriver
8 88 (3.61%) TeamCity
9 80 (3.28%) RSpec
10 79 (3.24%) GitLab
11 71 (2.91%) JMeter
11 71 (2.91%) Subversion
11 71 (2.91%) Vagrant
12 68 (2.79%) Maven
13 63 (2.58%) Postman
14 56 (2.30%) Hudson
15 54 (2.21%) Appium
16 53 (2.17%) CircleCI
17 52 (2.13%) Bitbucket
17 52 (2.13%) JUnit
General
1 374 (15.33%) Finance
2 129 (5.29%) Banking
3 113 (4.63%) Games
4 72 (2.95%) Marketing
5 70 (2.87%) Retail
6 51 (2.09%) Public Sector
7 38 (1.56%) Law
8 31 (1.27%) Investment Banking
9 28 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 27 (1.11%) Billing
10 27 (1.11%) Front Office
11 24 (0.98%) French Language
11 24 (0.98%) German Language
11 24 (0.98%) Italian Language
11 24 (0.98%) Spanish Language
12 21 (0.86%) Advertising
13 18 (0.74%) Music Industry
14 15 (0.62%) Legal
15 8 (0.33%) Electronics
15 8 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 850 (34.85%) Developer
2 457 (18.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 219 (8.98%) Software Engineer
4 216 (8.86%) .NET Developer
5 192 (7.87%) Ruby Developer
6 154 (6.31%) C# Developer
7 151 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 139 (5.70%) Cloud Engineer
9 134 (5.49%) Senior Developer
10 130 (5.33%) AWS Engineer
11 119 (4.88%) Software Developer
12 110 (4.51%) ASP.NET Developer
12 110 (4.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 102 (4.18%) Linux Engineer
14 90 (3.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
15 88 (3.61%) Platform Engineer
16 82 (3.36%) Java Developer
17 81 (3.32%) Senior DevOps
17 81 (3.32%) Test Engineer
18 76 (3.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 477 (19.56%) Node.js
2 398 (16.32%) Ruby on Rails
3 370 (15.17%) .NET
4 328 (13.45%) RESTful
5 270 (11.07%) HTML
6 247 (10.13%) React
7 234 (9.59%) CSS
8 227 (9.31%) ASP.NET
9 219 (8.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 215 (8.82%) AngularJS
11 209 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 192 (7.87%) .NET Framework
13 186 (7.63%) Entity Framework
14 180 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 180 (7.38%) WCF
15 176 (7.22%) Code First Entity Framework
16 157 (6.44%) Web Services
17 136 (5.58%) REST
18 135 (5.54%) Spring
19 119 (4.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 174 (7.13%) Public Cloud
2 165 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
3 123 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 108 (4.43%) Mobile App
5 83 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
6 75 (3.08%) Cloud Native
7 74 (3.03%) User Experience
8 68 (2.79%) Data Centre
8 68 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
9 50 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
10 38 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
10 38 (1.56%) Virtual Team
11 37 (1.52%) Fixed Income
12 36 (1.48%) Hedge funds
13 35 (1.44%) Clustering
14 34 (1.39%) Equities
14 34 (1.39%) Private Cloud
15 32 (1.31%) Derivative
16 28 (1.15%) Algorithms
17 26 (1.07%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 827 (33.91%) Linux
2 297 (12.18%) Windows
3 146 (5.99%) Android
4 142 (5.82%) Apple iOS
5 141 (5.78%) Unix
6 115 (4.72%) CentOS
7 73 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 62 (2.54%) Windows Server
9 49 (2.01%) Ubuntu
10 48 (1.97%) Mac OS X
11 25 (1.03%) Mac OS
12 17 (0.70%) Debian
13 11 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
16 6 (0.25%) Robot Operating System
17 5 (0.21%) Solaris
17 5 (0.21%) VMS
17 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
18 4 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,241 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 898 (36.82%) DevOps
3 565 (23.17%) TDD
4 459 (18.82%) Software Engineering
5 447 (18.33%) Test Automation
6 382 (15.66%) BDD
7 377 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
8 357 (14.64%) Microservices
9 335 (13.74%) Configuration Management
10 303 (12.42%) Open Source
10 303 (12.42%) Scrum
11 297 (12.18%) MVC
12 243 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
13 205 (8.41%) Web Application Development
14 200 (8.20%) Mentoring
15 196 (8.04%) Infrastructure as Code
16 190 (7.79%) Computer Science
17 185 (7.59%) Fintech
18 183 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
19 170 (6.97%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,440 (59.04%) Python
2 957 (39.24%) Java
3 755 (30.96%) JavaScript
4 590 (24.19%) C#
5 473 (19.39%) Bash Shell
6 350 (14.35%) Go
7 339 (13.90%) SQL
8 336 (13.78%) PHP
9 322 (13.20%) Perl
10 257 (10.54%) PowerShell
11 188 (7.71%) C++
12 96 (3.94%) Scala
13 84 (3.44%) C
14 81 (3.32%) Apple Swift
14 81 (3.32%) Groovy
15 79 (3.24%) Java 8
16 68 (2.79%) Objective-C
17 67 (2.75%) Kotlin
18 62 (2.54%) Shell Script
19 56 (2.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 231 (9.47%) Degree
2 110 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 72 (2.95%) SC Cleared
4 57 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 32 (1.31%) ISTQB
6 18 (0.74%) ISEB
7 15 (0.62%) AWS Certification
8 13 (0.53%) DV Cleared
9 12 (0.49%) DBS Check
10 10 (0.41%) CCNA
10 10 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (0.37%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.29%) GCFA
12 7 (0.29%) GCFE
12 7 (0.29%) GREM
12 7 (0.29%) PhD
13 6 (0.25%) CCNP
13 6 (0.25%) CREST Certified
13 6 (0.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (6.81%) QA
2 32 (1.31%) SLA
3 18 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.45%) GDPR
6 10 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.082%) PMO
10 1 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 17025
10 1 (0.041%) JTAG
10 1 (0.041%) NIST
10 1 (0.041%) WCAG
System Software
1 754 (30.91%) Docker
2 72 (2.95%) Active Directory
3 51 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (0.94%) vSphere
6 21 (0.86%) Varnish
7 18 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (0.66%) Xen
9 15 (0.62%) HDFS
9 15 (0.62%) Hyper-V
10 13 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (0.49%) KVM
12 11 (0.45%) NFS
13 8 (0.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 7 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 6 (0.25%) Ceph
16 4 (0.16%) Btrfs
16 4 (0.16%) DRBD
16 4 (0.16%) Samba
17 3 (0.12%) LXC
Systems Management
1 605 (24.81%) Kubernetes
2 582 (23.86%) Puppet
3 565 (23.17%) Ansible
4 443 (18.16%) Opscode Chef
5 434 (17.79%) Terraform
6 121 (4.96%) Nagios
7 108 (4.43%) Prometheus
8 106 (4.35%) Packer
9 105 (4.31%) Grafana
10 92 (3.77%) Docker Swarm
11 84 (3.44%) Salt
12 79 (3.24%) Graphite
12 79 (3.24%) ZABBIX
13 71 (2.91%) Consul
13 71 (2.91%) Kibana
14 44 (1.80%) Rancher
15 43 (1.76%) Mesos
16 33 (1.35%) Opsview
17 28 (1.15%) logstash
18 27 (1.11%) Istio
Vendors
1 168 (6.89%) Oracle
2 163 (6.68%) Microsoft
3 158 (6.48%) Google
4 101 (4.14%) Splunk
5 82 (3.36%) VMware
6 80 (3.28%) New Relic
7 66 (2.71%) Red Hat
8 45 (1.85%) Atlassian
9 40 (1.64%) AppDynamics
10 38 (1.56%) Dynatrace
11 37 (1.52%) IBM
11 37 (1.52%) WorldPay
12 36 (1.48%) PagerDuty
12 36 (1.48%) SAP
13 32 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
14 30 (1.23%) SaltStack
15 28 (1.15%) Adobe
15 28 (1.15%) CyberArk
16 26 (1.07%) Spotify
17 25 (1.03%) Dell