Period
to 21 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 178 144 93
Rank change year-on-year -34 -51 +5
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2,255 3,406 5,626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.97% 2.42% 3.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.65% 4.41% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,780 2,790 4,872
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £83,725
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,700
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.11% -4.18%

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 61,864 77,187 92,227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.12% 54.94% 55.88%
Number of salaries quoted 51,519 64,436 78,104
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +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 21 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 -27 1,329 £66,000 +1.54% 291
South East +25 359 £55,000 +10.00% 72
North of England -42 251 £55,000 +10.00% 82
South West +22 157 £47,500 -5.00% 42
North West -19 118 £55,000 +10.00% 44
Yorkshire -22 118 £55,000 +10.00% 33
Midlands -14 78 £52,000 -0.95% 26
West Midlands +29 61 £52,500 +2.44% 20
East of England -5 58 £50,000 - 23
East Midlands -13 17 £42,500 -22.73% 6
North East -3 15 £40,000 - 5
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 1,343 (59.56%) Python
2 1,177 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
3 968 (42.93%) Java
4 882 (39.11%) AWS
5 835 (37.03%) DevOps
6 831 (36.85%) JavaScript
7 717 (31.80%) Docker
8 702 (31.13%) Linux
9 596 (26.43%) Git (software)
10 565 (25.06%) C#
11 549 (24.35%) Kubernetes
12 513 (22.75%) Azure
13 506 (22.44%) TDD
14 478 (21.20%) Ansible
15 463 (20.53%) Puppet
16 460 (20.40%) Jenkins
17 439 (19.47%) Node.js
18 434 (19.25%) Software Engineering
19 432 (19.16%) Bash Shell
20 429 (19.02%) Test Automation
21 420 (18.63%) Ruby on Rails
22 407 (18.05%) Finance
23 385 (17.07%) .NET
24 374 (16.59%) Terraform
25 349 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
26 347 (15.39%) Microservices
27 343 (15.21%) Continuous Integration
28 335 (14.86%) Open Source
29 329 (14.59%) BDD
30 324 (14.37%) RESTful

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 91 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
2 75 (3.33%) Apache
3 68 (3.02%) Confluence
4 67 (2.97%) Tomcat
5 52 (2.31%) JBoss
6 47 (2.08%) IIS
7 46 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
8 40 (1.77%) CMS
9 36 (1.60%) nginx
9 36 (1.60%) OpenStack
10 22 (0.98%) WebSphere
11 21 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 21 (0.93%) MS Exchange
12 19 (0.84%) Apache Spark
13 16 (0.71%) Headless CMS
14 12 (0.53%) Apache TomEE
15 10 (0.44%) WebLogic
16 7 (0.31%) WordPress
17 6 (0.27%) GeoServer
18 5 (0.22%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (0.13%) Sketch
1 3 (0.13%) Zeplin
2 1 (0.044%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.044%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (0.71%) thinkFolio
2 14 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.31%) Magento
4 4 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.13%) Shopify
6 2 (0.089%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.044%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 882 (39.11%) AWS
2 513 (22.75%) Azure
3 222 (9.84%) GCP
4 191 (8.47%) SaaS
5 150 (6.65%) Serverless
6 125 (5.54%) GitHub
7 88 (3.90%) PaaS
8 85 (3.77%) IaaS
8 85 (3.77%) OpenShift
9 78 (3.46%) AWS Lambda
10 71 (3.15%) Heroku
11 69 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
11 69 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
12 68 (3.02%) AWS CloudFormation
13 57 (2.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 55 (2.44%) Amazon S3
15 40 (1.77%) Slack
16 28 (1.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 26 (1.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 24 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 136 (6.03%) DNS
2 110 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 97 (4.30%) Firewall
4 69 (3.06%) HTTP
5 46 (2.04%) VPN
6 42 (1.86%) DHCP
6 42 (1.86%) Internet
7 21 (0.93%) SMTP
8 19 (0.84%) Software-Defined Networking
9 17 (0.75%) SSL
10 14 (0.62%) Kerberos
11 13 (0.58%) SSH
12 10 (0.44%) FTP
13 8 (0.35%) SNMP
14 7 (0.31%) 802.11
14 7 (0.31%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.31%) SAN
15 6 (0.27%) PBX
15 6 (0.27%) Skype
15 6 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 233 (10.33%) NoSQL
3 215 (9.53%) MySQL
4 151 (6.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 143 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
6 121 (5.37%) MongoDB
7 86 (3.81%) Relational Database
8 68 (3.02%) Redis
9 58 (2.57%) Amazon RDS
10 48 (2.13%) Big Data
11 33 (1.46%) Hadoop
11 33 (1.46%) RDBMS
12 22 (0.98%) QlikView
13 20 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 19 (0.84%) Cosmos DB
15 17 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (0.62%) Apache Hive
16 14 (0.62%) Blockchain
17 13 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (0.58%) HBase
Development Applications
1 596 (26.43%) Git (software)
2 460 (20.40%) Jenkins
3 237 (10.51%) Selenium
4 172 (7.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 168 (7.45%) Cucumber
6 130 (5.76%) JIRA
7 98 (4.35%) WebDriver
8 93 (4.12%) TeamCity
9 88 (3.90%) RSpec
10 87 (3.86%) GitLab
11 72 (3.19%) Vagrant
12 70 (3.10%) JMeter
13 66 (2.93%) Subversion
14 55 (2.44%) Maven
15 52 (2.31%) Bitbucket
15 52 (2.31%) Postman
16 49 (2.17%) CircleCI
17 44 (1.95%) Appium
18 43 (1.91%) JUnit
18 43 (1.91%) Mockito
General
1 407 (18.05%) Finance
2 94 (4.17%) Games
3 90 (3.99%) Banking
4 72 (3.19%) Marketing
5 68 (3.02%) Retail
6 42 (1.86%) Public Sector
7 39 (1.73%) Law
8 34 (1.51%) Legal
9 27 (1.20%) Telecoms
10 26 (1.15%) Billing
11 21 (0.93%) Investment Banking
12 18 (0.80%) Front Office
13 17 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.71%) Advertising
14 16 (0.71%) French Language
14 16 (0.71%) German Language
14 16 (0.71%) Italian Language
14 16 (0.71%) Spanish Language
15 13 (0.58%) Music Industry
16 9 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 765 (33.92%) Developer
2 399 (17.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 192 (8.51%) Software Engineer
4 177 (7.85%) Ruby Developer
5 158 (7.01%) .NET Developer
6 135 (5.99%) Senior Developer
7 109 (4.83%) Software Developer
8 103 (4.57%) Cloud Engineer
9 101 (4.48%) AWS Engineer
10 99 (4.39%) C# Developer
11 96 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
12 78 (3.46%) Java Developer
13 75 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
14 74 (3.28%) Java Engineer
15 70 (3.10%) ASP.NET Developer
15 70 (3.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 70 (3.10%) Java Software Engineer
15 70 (3.10%) Platform Engineer
16 69 (3.06%) Linux Engineer
17 68 (3.02%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 439 (19.47%) Node.js
2 420 (18.63%) Ruby on Rails
3 385 (17.07%) .NET
4 324 (14.37%) RESTful
5 308 (13.66%) React
6 280 (12.42%) HTML
7 257 (11.40%) CSS
8 212 (9.40%) AngularJS
9 172 (7.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 168 (7.45%) ASP.NET
11 163 (7.23%) REST
12 160 (7.10%) ASP.NET MVC
13 154 (6.83%) .NET Framework
14 144 (6.39%) Web Services
15 136 (6.03%) Spring
16 133 (5.90%) Entity Framework
17 130 (5.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 126 (5.59%) Code First Entity Framework
18 126 (5.59%) WCF
19 107 (4.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 143 (6.34%) Public Cloud
2 115 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
3 88 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 76 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
5 74 (3.28%) Cloud Native
6 67 (2.97%) User Experience
7 62 (2.75%) Data Centre
8 44 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
9 42 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
10 36 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
11 32 (1.42%) Fixed Income
11 32 (1.42%) Virtual Team
12 31 (1.37%) Clustering
13 29 (1.29%) Management Information System
14 26 (1.15%) Derivative
14 26 (1.15%) Equities
14 26 (1.15%) Private Cloud
15 25 (1.11%) Algorithms
16 23 (1.02%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 702 (31.13%) Linux
2 297 (13.17%) Windows
3 125 (5.54%) Android
4 124 (5.50%) Apple iOS
5 123 (5.45%) Unix
6 87 (3.86%) Mac OS X
7 82 (3.64%) CentOS
8 59 (2.62%) Windows Server
9 56 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 36 (1.60%) Ubuntu
11 21 (0.93%) Debian
12 14 (0.62%) Kali Linux
13 11 (0.49%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.44%) VMS
15 9 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (0.22%) CoreOS
17 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
18 4 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
18 4 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,177 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
2 835 (37.03%) DevOps
3 506 (22.44%) TDD
4 434 (19.25%) Software Engineering
5 429 (19.02%) Test Automation
6 347 (15.39%) Microservices
7 343 (15.21%) Continuous Integration
8 335 (14.86%) Open Source
9 329 (14.59%) BDD
10 296 (13.13%) Scrum
11 285 (12.64%) Configuration Management
12 263 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
13 219 (9.71%) MVC
14 206 (9.14%) Fintech
15 186 (8.25%) OO
16 184 (8.16%) Mentoring
17 174 (7.72%) Continuous Delivery
18 162 (7.18%) Computer Science
19 160 (7.10%) Infrastructure as Code
20 149 (6.61%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1,343 (59.56%) Python
2 968 (42.93%) Java
3 831 (36.85%) JavaScript
4 565 (25.06%) C#
5 432 (19.16%) Bash Shell
6 324 (14.37%) SQL
7 319 (14.15%) Go
8 294 (13.04%) PHP
9 263 (11.66%) PowerShell
10 258 (11.44%) Perl
11 151 (6.70%) C++
12 109 (4.83%) Scala
13 95 (4.21%) TypeScript
14 86 (3.81%) Apple Swift
14 86 (3.81%) Kotlin
15 77 (3.41%) Java 8
16 72 (3.19%) Groovy
17 67 (2.97%) C
18 63 (2.79%) Shell Script
19 59 (2.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 200 (8.87%) Degree
2 113 (5.01%) Security Cleared
3 71 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 53 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 48 (2.13%) ISTQB
6 32 (1.42%) ISEB
7 21 (0.93%) OSCP
8 17 (0.75%) DV Cleared
9 15 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 14 (0.62%) CEH
11 12 (0.53%) CESG Certified Professional
11 12 (0.53%) CISSP
12 11 (0.49%) AWS Certification
12 11 (0.49%) GWAPT
13 9 (0.40%) Master's Degree
14 7 (0.31%) CCNA
14 7 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.31%) CREST Certified
14 7 (0.31%) PhD
15 6 (0.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (7.54%) QA
2 31 (1.37%) SLA
3 25 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.93%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.49%) GDPR
6 9 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.27%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.089%) PMO
9 1 (0.044%) JTAG
9 1 (0.044%) WCAG
System Software
1 717 (31.80%) Docker
2 68 (3.02%) Active Directory
3 43 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (0.53%) HDFS
7 11 (0.49%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 10 (0.44%) vSphere
8 10 (0.44%) Xen
9 9 (0.40%) NFS
9 9 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.40%) VirtualBox
10 8 (0.35%) KVM
11 7 (0.31%) Varnish
12 5 (0.22%) GlusterFS
13 4 (0.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 3 (0.13%) Ceph
14 3 (0.13%) Samba
15 2 (0.089%) LXC
Systems Management
1 549 (24.35%) Kubernetes
2 478 (21.20%) Ansible
3 463 (20.53%) Puppet
4 374 (16.59%) Terraform
5 349 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
6 108 (4.79%) Packer
7 96 (4.26%) Nagios
8 94 (4.17%) Grafana
9 74 (3.28%) Salt
10 73 (3.24%) Prometheus
11 68 (3.02%) Docker Swarm
12 67 (2.97%) ZABBIX
13 66 (2.93%) Mesos
14 64 (2.84%) Consul
15 56 (2.48%) Graphite
16 42 (1.86%) Kibana
17 39 (1.73%) Marathon
18 24 (1.06%) Rancher
19 21 (0.93%) Istio
20 19 (0.84%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 174 (7.72%) Oracle
2 159 (7.05%) Microsoft
3 131 (5.81%) Google
4 79 (3.50%) Splunk
5 73 (3.24%) New Relic
6 72 (3.19%) VMware
7 64 (2.84%) Red Hat
8 48 (2.13%) Atlassian
9 37 (1.64%) IBM
10 36 (1.60%) SAP
11 34 (1.51%) Dynatrace
12 30 (1.33%) SaltStack
13 28 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
14 27 (1.20%) Adobe
15 25 (1.11%) WorldPay
16 22 (0.98%) Apple
16 22 (0.98%) PagerDuty
16 22 (0.98%) Tableau
17 19 (0.84%) AppDynamics
17 19 (0.84%) Dell