Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 93 122
Rank change year-on-year -8 +29 +21
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 5370 5439 5262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.17% 3.03% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.73% 5.71% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4652 4831 4647
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 93732 95205 105715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.39% 53.04% 52.09%
Number of salaries quoted 77783 82863 91247
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -20 2494 £62,500 - 230
South East +22 1040 £47,500 -5.00% 50
North of England +23 856 £47,500 +11.76% 74
North West +51 486 £50,000 +25.00% 36
Midlands +71 341 £40,000 -5.88% 17
Yorkshire +15 335 £45,000 -5.26% 34
East of England +36 329 £50,000 -4.76% 36
South West +56 304 £53,000 +6.00% 31
West Midlands +28 177 £37,500 -6.25% 3
East Midlands +74 164 £42,500 -10.53% 14
North East -27 35 £43,750 +9.38% 4
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 3062 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
2 2662 (49.57%) Python
3 1936 (36.05%) Java
4 1867 (34.77%) TDD
5 1735 (32.31%) C#
6 1731 (32.23%) Git (software)
7 1729 (32.20%) Linux
8 1706 (31.77%) JavaScript
9 1598 (29.76%) BDD
10 1482 (27.60%) DevOps
11 1454 (27.08%) Node.js
12 1433 (26.69%) .NET
13 1404 (26.15%) Amazon AWS
14 1230 (22.91%) MVC
14 1230 (22.91%) NoSQL
15 1226 (22.83%) RESTful
16 1216 (22.64%) SQL Server
17 1102 (20.52%) Jenkins
18 1092 (20.34%) ASP.NET
19 1071 (19.94%) Puppet
20 1058 (19.70%) ASP.NET Web API
21 1052 (19.59%) Web Application Development
21 1052 (19.59%) ASP.NET MVC
22 996 (18.55%) Opscode Chef
23 949 (17.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 917 (17.08%) Ruby on Rails
25 916 (17.06%) HTML
26 914 (17.02%) Bash Shell
27 888 (16.54%) SQL
27 888 (16.54%) Docker

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
1 323 (6.01%) Elasticsearch
2 295 (5.49%) Apache
3 210 (3.91%) OpenStack
4 189 (3.52%) nginx
5 162 (3.02%) Apache Spark
6 152 (2.83%) Confluence
7 137 (2.55%) Tomcat
8 90 (1.68%) IIS
9 77 (1.43%) CloudStack
10 61 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
11 49 (0.91%) WordPress
12 45 (0.84%) CMS
12 45 (0.84%) JBoss
13 42 (0.78%) Jetty
14 37 (0.69%) WebLogic
15 35 (0.65%) Apache Solr
16 33 (0.61%) SharePoint
17 29 (0.54%) WebSphere
18 22 (0.41%) Drupal
19 15 (0.28%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 32 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 26 (0.48%) Photoshop
3 21 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.074%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.074%) Inkscape
5 3 (0.056%) GIMP
5 3 (0.056%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.037%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.019%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.019%) Avid Media Composer
7 1 (0.019%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.22%) Magento
2 12 (0.22%) Revive Adserver
3 6 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.074%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.037%) Summit
6 1 (0.019%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.019%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1404 (26.15%) Amazon AWS
2 653 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 230 (4.28%) SaaS
4 196 (3.65%) GitHub
5 175 (3.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 158 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
7 148 (2.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 108 (2.01%) PaaS
9 103 (1.92%) IaaS
10 95 (1.77%) Amazon S3
11 54 (1.01%) Heroku
12 50 (0.93%) Serverless
13 49 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
14 38 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
15 32 (0.60%) Office 365
15 32 (0.60%) Route 53
16 31 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 31 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
17 29 (0.54%) Datadog
17 29 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 214 (3.99%) Firewall
2 192 (3.58%) HTTP
3 190 (3.54%) DNS
4 187 (3.48%) Internet
5 184 (3.43%) TCP/IP
6 154 (2.87%) VPN
7 78 (1.45%) SSL
8 59 (1.10%) LDAP
8 59 (1.10%) Network Security
9 52 (0.97%) BGP
10 49 (0.91%) OSPF
11 44 (0.82%) Ethernet
11 44 (0.82%) WAN
12 39 (0.73%) SMTP
13 38 (0.71%) SNMP
14 36 (0.67%) Junos
15 29 (0.54%) Wireshark
16 28 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
16 28 (0.52%) IGMP
16 28 (0.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1230 (22.91%) NoSQL
2 1216 (22.64%) SQL Server
3 644 (11.99%) MySQL
4 576 (10.73%) SQL Server 2016
5 433 (8.06%) SQL Server 2014
6 431 (8.03%) MongoDB
7 425 (7.91%) PostgreSQL
8 195 (3.63%) Relational Database
9 194 (3.61%) Big Data
10 193 (3.59%) Redis
11 175 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
12 154 (2.87%) Hadoop
13 60 (1.12%) Blockchain
14 54 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
15 52 (0.97%) RDBMS
16 42 (0.78%) Data Mining
17 41 (0.76%) Riak
18 40 (0.74%) MariaDB
19 36 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 36 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1731 (32.23%) Git (software)
2 1102 (20.52%) Jenkins
3 555 (10.34%) Cucumber
4 516 (9.61%) Selenium
5 361 (6.72%) TeamCity
6 338 (6.29%) JIRA
7 279 (5.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 243 (4.53%) WebDriver
9 166 (3.09%) Maven
10 149 (2.77%) JUnit
10 149 (2.77%) Subversion
11 127 (2.36%) Appium
11 127 (2.36%) RSpec
12 120 (2.23%) JMeter
13 116 (2.16%) Vagrant
14 115 (2.14%) Calabash
15 108 (2.01%) SpecFlow
16 92 (1.71%) Bitbucket
17 85 (1.58%) Capybara
18 83 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 707 (13.17%) Finance
2 255 (4.75%) Marketing
3 246 (4.58%) Games
4 226 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 197 (3.67%) Advertising
6 182 (3.39%) Retail
7 155 (2.89%) Electronics
8 153 (2.85%) Banking
9 138 (2.57%) Manufacturing
10 134 (2.50%) Music Industry
11 61 (1.14%) Legal
12 37 (0.69%) Automotive
13 36 (0.67%) Back Office
14 28 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 22 (0.41%) Law
16 20 (0.37%) Aerospace
17 18 (0.34%) Financial Institution
18 15 (0.28%) Investment Banking
19 12 (0.22%) Billing
19 12 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2464 (45.88%) Developer
2 1026 (19.11%) .NET Developer
3 879 (16.37%) DevOps Engineer
4 313 (5.83%) Ruby Developer
5 311 (5.79%) Linux Engineer
6 306 (5.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 259 (4.82%) Senior Developer
8 252 (4.69%) Software Engineer
9 248 (4.62%) AWS Engineer
10 240 (4.47%) Tester
11 227 (4.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 219 (4.08%) Java Developer
13 205 (3.82%) AWS DevOps
14 198 (3.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 181 (3.37%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 175 (3.26%) Cloud Engineer
17 172 (3.20%) Junior
18 170 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
19 169 (3.15%) Automation Tester
20 156 (2.91%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1454 (27.08%) Node.js
2 1433 (26.69%) .NET
3 1226 (22.83%) RESTful
4 1092 (20.34%) ASP.NET
5 1058 (19.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1052 (19.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 949 (17.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 917 (17.08%) Ruby on Rails
9 916 (17.06%) HTML
10 887 (16.52%) WCF
11 845 (15.74%) AngularJS
12 804 (14.97%) CSS
13 600 (11.17%) .NET Framework
14 583 (10.86%) Entity Framework
15 525 (9.78%) Code First Entity Framework
16 452 (8.42%) Web Services
17 421 (7.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 396 (7.37%) KnockoutJS
19 356 (6.63%) React
20 350 (6.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 438 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 270 (5.03%) Greenfield Project
3 240 (4.47%) User Experience
4 203 (3.78%) Fintech
5 198 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
6 189 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
7 178 (3.31%) Mobile App
8 139 (2.59%) Social Media
9 136 (2.53%) Algorithms
10 129 (2.40%) Public Cloud
11 122 (2.27%) Data Centre
12 108 (2.01%) BBC
13 66 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
14 61 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
15 58 (1.08%) Social Network
16 56 (1.04%) Private Cloud
17 54 (1.01%) Management Information System
18 52 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
19 49 (0.91%) Blog
20 34 (0.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1729 (32.20%) Linux
2 441 (8.21%) Windows
3 397 (7.39%) Unix
4 268 (4.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 228 (4.25%) CentOS
6 206 (3.84%) Apple iOS
7 195 (3.63%) Android
8 123 (2.29%) Ubuntu
9 79 (1.47%) Windows Server
10 65 (1.21%) Debian
11 46 (0.86%) Solaris
12 42 (0.78%) Mac OS X
13 26 (0.48%) CoreOS
14 22 (0.41%) Fedora
15 17 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
17 11 (0.20%) Kali Linux
17 11 (0.20%) Windows 7
18 10 (0.19%) VMS
19 9 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3062 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1867 (34.77%) TDD
3 1598 (29.76%) BDD
4 1482 (27.60%) DevOps
5 1230 (22.91%) MVC
6 1052 (19.59%) Web Application Development
7 887 (16.52%) Test Automation
8 877 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
9 711 (13.24%) Configuration Management
10 700 (13.04%) Scrum
11 695 (12.94%) Software Engineering
12 602 (11.21%) Open Source
13 557 (10.37%) OO
14 417 (7.77%) Continuous Delivery
15 397 (7.39%) Web Development
16 376 (7.00%) Kanban
17 320 (5.96%) Microservices
18 318 (5.92%) Mentoring
19 300 (5.59%) E-Commerce
20 288 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2662 (49.57%) Python
2 1936 (36.05%) Java
3 1735 (32.31%) C#
4 1706 (31.77%) JavaScript
5 914 (17.02%) Bash Shell
6 888 (16.54%) SQL
7 749 (13.95%) Perl
8 720 (13.41%) PHP
9 427 (7.95%) Go
10 392 (7.30%) C++
11 301 (5.61%) Scala
12 259 (4.82%) PowerShell
13 258 (4.80%) C
14 243 (4.53%) Shell Script
15 164 (3.05%) F#
16 118 (2.20%) Elixir
17 114 (2.12%) Groovy
18 67 (1.25%) Apple Swift
19 64 (1.19%) Clojure
20 57 (1.06%) Korn
Qualifications
1 502 (9.35%) Degree
2 203 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 139 (2.59%) Security Cleared
4 87 (1.62%) ISTQB
5 65 (1.21%) ISEB
6 62 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 55 (1.02%) CISSP
8 53 (0.99%) PhD
9 39 (0.73%) RHCE
10 36 (0.67%) GIAC
11 33 (0.61%) OSCP
12 30 (0.56%) RHCSA
13 27 (0.50%) CEH
14 26 (0.48%) Master's Degree
15 25 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 24 (0.45%) CREST Certified
16 24 (0.45%) DV Cleared
17 23 (0.43%) CISM
17 23 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
18 22 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 395 (7.36%) QA
2 61 (1.14%) GCP
3 38 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.32%) GDPR
6 9 (0.17%) SLA
7 8 (0.15%) GPG13
8 6 (0.11%) PMO
9 5 (0.093%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.093%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 4 (0.074%) WCAG
11 3 (0.056%) COBIT
11 3 (0.056%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.037%) DICOM
12 2 (0.037%) HL7
12 2 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.037%) SSAE 16
13 1 (0.019%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.019%) IASME
13 1 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 888 (16.54%) Docker
2 183 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (1.94%) vSphere
4 93 (1.73%) Xen
5 64 (1.19%) XenServer
6 56 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
7 52 (0.97%) iptables
8 43 (0.80%) Varnish
9 40 (0.74%) Hyper-V
9 40 (0.74%) NFS
10 36 (0.67%) KVM
11 26 (0.48%) Active Directory
12 19 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
13 16 (0.30%) HDFS
14 14 (0.26%) LXC
15 11 (0.20%) Snort
16 10 (0.19%) VirtualBox
17 9 (0.17%) vCloud
18 8 (0.15%) Sendmail
19 7 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1071 (19.94%) Puppet
2 996 (18.55%) Opscode Chef
3 862 (16.05%) Ansible
4 444 (8.27%) Kubernetes
5 377 (7.02%) Terraform
6 211 (3.93%) Kibana
7 180 (3.35%) Nagios
8 141 (2.63%) Packer
8 141 (2.63%) Salt
9 96 (1.79%) Cobbler
10 90 (1.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 90 (1.68%) WSUS
11 82 (1.53%) ZABBIX
12 66 (1.23%) Tivoli
13 65 (1.21%) HAProxy
14 63 (1.17%) Grafana
15 56 (1.04%) logstash
16 45 (0.84%) Docker Swarm
17 39 (0.73%) Consul
18 37 (0.69%) Icinga
Vendors
1 425 (7.91%) Google
2 415 (7.73%) Microsoft
3 324 (6.03%) Red Hat
4 280 (5.21%) VMware
5 256 (4.77%) Oracle
6 225 (4.19%) Facebook
7 137 (2.55%) SAP
8 124 (2.31%) Splunk
9 117 (2.18%) Apple
10 112 (2.09%) SaltStack
11 102 (1.90%) Sony
11 102 (1.90%) Yahoo!
12 88 (1.64%) Atlassian
13 80 (1.49%) New Relic
14 69 (1.28%) Cisco
15 66 (1.23%) EnterpriseDB
16 52 (0.97%) HP
17 43 (0.80%) Rackspace
18 36 (0.67%) Palo Alto
19 33 (0.61%) Juniper