Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 89 98
Rank change year-on-year -49 +9 +23
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 3,442 5,513 5,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.46% 3.38% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.47% 6.07% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,831 4,739 4,488
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,690
90th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.48% -1.82% +4.76%

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 76,973 90,816 88,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.96% 55.72% 53.27%
Number of salaries quoted 64,303 76,236 76,985
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £51,892 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.78% +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -2 2,089 £65,000 - 335
North of England -45 489 £50,000 +11.11% 98
South East -113 419 £50,000 +5.26% 74
North West -64 242 £50,000 +4.17% 52
Yorkshire -16 221 £50,000 +11.11% 35
South West -74 170 £52,500 +5.00% 55
Midlands -94 135 £52,500 +23.53% 44
East of England -104 125 £46,250 -7.50% 39
West Midlands -30 76 £50,000 +33.33% 20
East Midlands -75 59 £55,000 +22.22% 24
North East -11 27 £48,750 +8.33% 11
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 2,059 (59.82%) Python
2 1,758 (51.07%) Agile Software Development
3 1,312 (38.12%) Java
4 1,229 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
5 1,213 (35.24%) Linux
6 1,196 (34.75%) DevOps
7 1,029 (29.90%) Git (software)
8 1,002 (29.11%) C#
9 982 (28.53%) JavaScript
10 887 (25.77%) TDD
11 820 (23.82%) Puppet
12 819 (23.79%) Docker
13 771 (22.40%) Jenkins
14 746 (21.67%) Ansible
15 738 (21.44%) Node.js
16 727 (21.12%) Microsoft Azure
17 714 (20.74%) Bash Shell
18 695 (20.19%) .NET
19 691 (20.08%) BDD
20 626 (18.19%) NoSQL
21 621 (18.04%) SQL
22 615 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
23 602 (17.49%) Test Automation
24 585 (17.00%) Open Source
25 565 (16.41%) Opscode Chef
26 559 (16.24%) Ruby on Rails
27 557 (16.18%) RESTful
27 557 (16.18%) Finance
27 557 (16.18%) Kubernetes
28 541 (15.72%) SQL Server

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
1 217 (6.30%) Apache
2 159 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
3 149 (4.33%) Tomcat
4 117 (3.40%) nginx
5 70 (2.03%) OpenStack
6 69 (2.00%) Confluence
7 58 (1.69%) Apache Spark
8 49 (1.42%) CMS
9 26 (0.76%) IIS
10 24 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
11 21 (0.61%) JBoss
12 17 (0.49%) WebSphere
13 14 (0.41%) Drupal
13 14 (0.41%) MS Exchange
13 14 (0.41%) WordPress
14 13 (0.38%) WildFly
15 12 (0.35%) EPiServer
15 12 (0.35%) WebLogic
16 11 (0.32%) CloudStack
17 10 (0.29%) Ethereum
Applications
1 14 (0.41%) Chatbot
2 10 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.29%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.23%) InVision
4 4 (0.12%) SPSS
5 3 (0.087%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.058%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.058%) Snapchat
7 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.029%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.029%) HipChat
7 1 (0.029%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 48 (1.39%) thinkFolio
2 18 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
3 10 (0.29%) Magento
3 10 (0.29%) SunGard GMI
4 5 (0.15%) Eze OMS
5 4 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.058%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.029%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.029%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 1 (0.029%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,229 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 727 (21.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 271 (7.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 173 (5.03%) GitHub
5 138 (4.01%) SaaS
6 135 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
7 97 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
8 90 (2.61%) Amazon S3
9 73 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 69 (2.00%) Serverless
11 59 (1.71%) OpenShift
11 59 (1.71%) PaaS
12 56 (1.63%) IaaS
13 55 (1.60%) Heroku
14 49 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
15 40 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 39 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 32 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
18 30 (0.87%) Office 365
19 29 (0.84%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 171 (4.97%) Firewall
2 127 (3.69%) Internet
3 87 (2.53%) TCP/IP
4 79 (2.30%) HTTP
5 72 (2.09%) DNS
6 55 (1.60%) VPN
7 33 (0.96%) VLAN
8 31 (0.90%) Network Security
9 28 (0.81%) LAN
9 28 (0.81%) WAN
10 27 (0.78%) BGP
11 20 (0.58%) VoIP
12 18 (0.52%) DHCP
12 18 (0.52%) H.323
13 17 (0.49%) OSPF
13 17 (0.49%) Skype
14 14 (0.41%) Asterisk PBX
14 14 (0.41%) BIG-IP
15 13 (0.38%) Wireless
16 12 (0.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 626 (18.19%) NoSQL
2 541 (15.72%) SQL Server
3 425 (12.35%) MySQL
4 388 (11.27%) SQL Server 2016
5 296 (8.60%) MongoDB
6 276 (8.02%) PostgreSQL
7 202 (5.87%) Redis
8 183 (5.32%) Relational Database
9 97 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 95 (2.76%) Big Data
11 79 (2.30%) Hadoop
12 73 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
13 71 (2.06%) Neo4j
14 49 (1.42%) Blockchain
15 45 (1.31%) MariaDB
16 43 (1.25%) Couchbase
17 31 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 31 (0.90%) HBase
18 27 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
19 25 (0.73%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,029 (29.90%) Git (software)
2 771 (22.40%) Jenkins
3 276 (8.02%) Selenium
4 242 (7.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 228 (6.62%) Cucumber
6 209 (6.07%) JIRA
7 199 (5.78%) Maven
8 159 (4.62%) TeamCity
9 157 (4.56%) Subversion
10 141 (4.10%) WebDriver
11 136 (3.95%) Vagrant
12 113 (3.28%) Gradle
13 94 (2.73%) GitLab
14 93 (2.70%) Ant
15 82 (2.38%) SpecFlow
16 81 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
17 66 (1.92%) Appium
18 63 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
19 62 (1.80%) Hudson
20 54 (1.57%) RSpec
General
1 557 (16.18%) Finance
2 225 (6.54%) Banking
3 208 (6.04%) Games
4 138 (4.01%) Marketing
5 122 (3.54%) Retail
6 89 (2.59%) Front Office
7 78 (2.27%) Investment Banking
8 72 (2.09%) Financial Institution
9 59 (1.71%) Telecoms
10 49 (1.42%) French Language
10 49 (1.42%) German Language
11 48 (1.39%) Italian Language
11 48 (1.39%) Spanish Language
12 43 (1.25%) Law
13 42 (1.22%) Electronics
14 38 (1.10%) Publishing
15 36 (1.05%) Manufacturing
16 34 (0.99%) Music Industry
17 25 (0.73%) Automotive
18 23 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1,402 (40.73%) Developer
2 620 (18.01%) DevOps Engineer
3 421 (12.23%) .NET Developer
4 266 (7.73%) Senior Developer
5 228 (6.62%) Ruby Developer
6 215 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 203 (5.90%) Software Engineer
8 197 (5.72%) Linux Engineer
9 186 (5.40%) C# .NET Developer
10 166 (4.82%) Cloud Engineer
11 165 (4.79%) AWS Engineer
12 156 (4.53%) Test Engineer
13 152 (4.42%) ASP.NET Developer
13 152 (4.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 147 (4.27%) AWS DevOps
15 134 (3.89%) Tester
16 128 (3.72%) Junior
17 127 (3.69%) Full Stack Developer
17 127 (3.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
18 124 (3.60%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 738 (21.44%) Node.js
2 695 (20.19%) .NET
3 559 (16.24%) Ruby on Rails
4 557 (16.18%) RESTful
5 472 (13.71%) HTML
6 426 (12.38%) ASP.NET
7 414 (12.03%) CSS
8 407 (11.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 404 (11.74%) ASP.NET Web API
10 371 (10.78%) AngularJS
11 333 (9.67%) WCF
12 314 (9.12%) React
13 305 (8.86%) .NET Framework
14 282 (8.19%) Entity Framework
15 268 (7.79%) Web Services
16 233 (6.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 233 (6.77%) Code First Entity Framework
17 179 (5.20%) REST
18 146 (4.24%) .NET Core
19 129 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 271 (7.87%) Fintech
2 171 (4.97%) User Experience
3 166 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
4 161 (4.68%) Data Centre
5 134 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
6 124 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
7 107 (3.11%) Mobile App
8 99 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
9 95 (2.76%) Public Cloud
10 90 (2.61%) Equities
11 87 (2.53%) Derivative
12 86 (2.50%) Fixed Income
12 86 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 85 (2.47%) Hedge funds
14 65 (1.89%) Social Media
15 62 (1.80%) BBC
16 55 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
17 41 (1.19%) Replication
18 40 (1.16%) Algorithms
18 40 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1,213 (35.24%) Linux
2 369 (10.72%) Windows
3 309 (8.98%) Unix
4 211 (6.13%) CentOS
5 196 (5.69%) Ubuntu
6 162 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 126 (3.66%) Android
8 111 (3.22%) Apple iOS
9 78 (2.27%) Windows Server
10 51 (1.48%) Debian
11 29 (0.84%) Fedora
12 23 (0.67%) SUSE
13 22 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (0.61%) Solaris
15 20 (0.58%) Mac OS X
16 18 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (0.44%) Windows 10
17 15 (0.44%) Windows 7
18 14 (0.41%) Windows 8
18 14 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,758 (51.07%) Agile Software Development
2 1,196 (34.75%) DevOps
3 887 (25.77%) TDD
4 691 (20.08%) BDD
5 615 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
6 602 (17.49%) Test Automation
7 585 (17.00%) Open Source
8 539 (15.66%) Configuration Management
9 505 (14.67%) MVC
10 500 (14.53%) Software Engineering
11 424 (12.32%) Scrum
12 423 (12.29%) Web Application Development
13 370 (10.75%) Microservices
14 326 (9.47%) Computer Science
15 259 (7.52%) Continuous Delivery
16 255 (7.41%) OO
17 236 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
18 223 (6.48%) Web Development
19 208 (6.04%) Mentoring
20 197 (5.72%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2,059 (59.82%) Python
2 1,312 (38.12%) Java
3 1,002 (29.11%) C#
4 982 (28.53%) JavaScript
5 714 (20.74%) Bash Shell
6 621 (18.04%) SQL
7 513 (14.90%) Perl
8 483 (14.03%) Go
9 443 (12.87%) C++
10 423 (12.29%) PHP
11 268 (7.79%) Scala
12 222 (6.45%) PowerShell
13 220 (6.39%) C
14 124 (3.60%) Shell Script
15 112 (3.25%) Korn
16 110 (3.20%) ES6
17 103 (2.99%) Bourne shell
17 103 (2.99%) Elixir
18 85 (2.47%) Objective-C
19 84 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 459 (13.34%) Degree
2 163 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 101 (2.93%) Security Cleared
4 78 (2.27%) AWS Certification
5 73 (2.12%) SC Cleared
6 48 (1.39%) RHCE
7 46 (1.34%) RHCSA
8 37 (1.07%) DV Cleared
9 32 (0.93%) CISSP
10 26 (0.76%) ISTQB
11 25 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
11 25 (0.73%) OSCP
12 20 (0.58%) CEH
12 20 (0.58%) Master's Degree
13 19 (0.55%) PhD
14 17 (0.49%) ISEB
15 12 (0.35%) CREST Certified
15 12 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 10 (0.29%) CISM
16 10 (0.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 274 (7.96%) QA
2 25 (0.73%) GDPR
3 21 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.49%) SLA
5 10 (0.29%) EMIR
5 10 (0.29%) MiFID
6 8 (0.23%) PMO
7 6 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.17%) FATCA
8 5 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.087%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.058%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 1 (0.029%) GAMP
11 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.029%) SEPA
System Software
1 819 (23.79%) Docker
2 180 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 50 (1.45%) Active Directory
5 42 (1.22%) vSphere
6 35 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
7 34 (0.99%) HDFS
8 24 (0.70%) VirtualBox
9 17 (0.49%) Varnish
10 16 (0.46%) iptables
11 15 (0.44%) Xen
12 14 (0.41%) pfSense
13 11 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (0.26%) VMware Server
15 8 (0.23%) NFS
15 8 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
16 7 (0.20%) VMware NSX
17 6 (0.17%) KVM
17 6 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
17 6 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 820 (23.82%) Puppet
2 746 (21.67%) Ansible
3 565 (16.41%) Opscode Chef
4 557 (16.18%) Kubernetes
5 451 (13.10%) Terraform
6 141 (4.10%) Salt
7 125 (3.63%) Packer
8 112 (3.25%) Docker Swarm
9 110 (3.20%) Graphite
9 110 (3.20%) Nagios
10 99 (2.88%) Grafana
11 95 (2.76%) ZABBIX
12 94 (2.73%) Prometheus
13 93 (2.70%) Consul
14 62 (1.80%) HAProxy
15 60 (1.74%) Kibana
16 55 (1.60%) Opsview
17 27 (0.78%) Cobbler
18 23 (0.67%) Mesos
19 21 (0.61%) Rancher
Vendors
1 352 (10.23%) Google
2 254 (7.38%) Red Hat
3 232 (6.74%) VMware
4 198 (5.75%) Oracle
5 194 (5.64%) Microsoft
6 89 (2.59%) Apple
7 78 (2.27%) Splunk
8 68 (1.98%) Facebook
9 62 (1.80%) Sony
9 62 (1.80%) Yahoo!
10 52 (1.51%) Bloomberg
10 52 (1.51%) Reuters
11 48 (1.39%) Atlassian
11 48 (1.39%) FXall
11 48 (1.39%) MarketAxess
11 48 (1.39%) New Relic
11 48 (1.39%) Tradeweb
12 39 (1.13%) Cisco
13 36 (1.05%) ION Trading
14 34 (0.99%) SAP