Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > England
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 100 93
Rank change year-on-year -51 -7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 3,170 5,104 4,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.38% 3.18% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 5.64% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,572 4,294 4,468
England median annual salary £59,625 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.57% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -

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 72,555 90,507 87,591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.38% 56.30% 55.06%
Number of salaries quoted 59,802 75,954 75,116
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.15%

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 May 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 21 May 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 -11 1,751 £65,000 - 155
South East -76 477 £52,500 +10.53% 34
North of England -61 467 £50,000 +11.11% 61
North West -54 230 £51,000 +7.37% 40
South West -51 194 £50,000 - 14
Yorkshire -61 194 £45,100 -5.05% 18
East of England -22 144 £55,000 +22.22% 19
Midlands -105 106 £51,250 +13.89% 14
West Midlands -28 70 £43,000 -14.00% 6
North East 0 45 £42,500 - 3
East Midlands -90 36 £57,500 +26.37% 8
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 1,960 (61.83%) Python
2 1,598 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
3 1,208 (38.11%) Java
4 1,183 (37.32%) Amazon AWS
5 1,156 (36.47%) DevOps
6 1,119 (35.30%) Linux
7 999 (31.51%) JavaScript
8 882 (27.82%) Docker
9 865 (27.29%) C#
10 757 (23.88%) TDD
11 749 (23.63%) Git (software)
12 733 (23.12%) Puppet
13 716 (22.59%) Microsoft Azure
14 650 (20.50%) Ansible
15 621 (19.59%) Node.js
15 621 (19.59%) Software Engineering
16 618 (19.50%) Bash Shell
17 617 (19.46%) Kubernetes
18 610 (19.24%) Test Automation
19 608 (19.18%) Ruby on Rails
20 580 (18.30%) Jenkins
21 562 (17.73%) BDD
22 494 (15.58%) Finance
23 486 (15.33%) Opscode Chef
24 478 (15.08%) Open Source
25 473 (14.92%) Terraform
26 472 (14.89%) PHP
27 469 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
28 459 (14.48%) Scrum
29 454 (14.32%) .NET

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
1 193 (6.09%) Elasticsearch
2 184 (5.80%) Apache
3 139 (4.38%) Tomcat
4 101 (3.19%) nginx
5 87 (2.74%) OpenStack
6 69 (2.18%) Confluence
7 45 (1.42%) Apache Spark
8 35 (1.10%) JBoss
9 32 (1.01%) CMS
10 28 (0.88%) IIS
11 26 (0.82%) WebLogic
12 21 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
13 16 (0.50%) CloudStack
13 16 (0.50%) Drupal
14 13 (0.41%) Joomla!
14 13 (0.41%) SAS
15 12 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (0.38%) Skype for Business
16 10 (0.32%) SharePoint
16 10 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (0.47%) Fireworks
2 13 (0.41%) Chatbot
3 9 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.25%) Adobe XD
4 8 (0.25%) InVision
4 8 (0.25%) Zeplin
5 4 (0.13%) SPSS
6 3 (0.095%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (0.063%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (0.063%) Sketch
8 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.032%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 37 (1.17%) thinkFolio
2 30 (0.95%) Summit
3 23 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
4 13 (0.41%) Eze OMS
5 6 (0.19%) Magento
6 5 (0.16%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.095%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.063%) Shopify
9 1 (0.032%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.032%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 1,183 (37.32%) Amazon AWS
2 716 (22.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 295 (9.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 176 (5.55%) SaaS
5 139 (4.38%) GitHub
6 123 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
7 112 (3.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 102 (3.22%) Amazon S3
9 92 (2.90%) Serverless
10 89 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
11 77 (2.43%) AWS Lambda
12 75 (2.37%) OpenShift
13 73 (2.30%) IaaS
14 71 (2.24%) Office 365
15 65 (2.05%) PaaS
16 61 (1.92%) G Suite
17 56 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 49 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 41 (1.29%) Heroku
20 32 (1.01%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 158 (4.98%) Firewall
2 102 (3.22%) TCP/IP
3 77 (2.43%) DNS
4 75 (2.37%) Internet
5 52 (1.64%) HTTP
6 50 (1.58%) VPN
7 35 (1.10%) VLAN
8 27 (0.85%) Skype
9 25 (0.79%) DHCP
9 25 (0.79%) VoIP
10 23 (0.73%) Network Security
11 14 (0.44%) Wireless
12 13 (0.41%) SAN
13 12 (0.38%) BIG-IP
13 12 (0.38%) H.323
13 12 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (0.35%) SMTP
15 9 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (0.28%) LAN
15 9 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 439 (13.85%) MySQL
2 407 (12.84%) NoSQL
2 407 (12.84%) SQL Server
3 243 (7.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 240 (7.57%) PostgreSQL
5 226 (7.13%) MongoDB
6 148 (4.67%) Redis
7 119 (3.75%) Relational Database
8 100 (3.15%) Neo4j
9 77 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 72 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
10 72 (2.27%) Big Data
11 68 (2.15%) Hadoop
12 52 (1.64%) RDBMS
13 47 (1.48%) CouchDB
14 31 (0.98%) MariaDB
15 30 (0.95%) Data Lake
16 22 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
17 20 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 20 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 749 (23.63%) Git (software)
2 580 (18.30%) Jenkins
3 362 (11.42%) Selenium
4 254 (8.01%) Cucumber
5 185 (5.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 183 (5.77%) JIRA
7 164 (5.17%) WebDriver
8 115 (3.63%) RSpec
9 105 (3.31%) Appium
10 102 (3.22%) GitLab
11 96 (3.03%) Maven
11 96 (3.03%) SoapUI
12 95 (3.00%) JMeter
13 83 (2.62%) WATIR
14 81 (2.56%) TeamCity
15 74 (2.33%) Vagrant
16 65 (2.05%) git-flow
17 64 (2.02%) Gradle
18 63 (1.99%) Subversion
19 61 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 494 (15.58%) Finance
2 171 (5.39%) Retail
3 168 (5.30%) Banking
4 153 (4.83%) Games
5 77 (2.43%) Marketing
6 68 (2.15%) Financial Institution
7 43 (1.36%) Front Office
8 37 (1.17%) French Language
8 37 (1.17%) German Language
8 37 (1.17%) Italian Language
8 37 (1.17%) Spanish Language
9 36 (1.14%) Law
9 36 (1.14%) Telecoms
10 30 (0.95%) Legal
11 29 (0.91%) Publishing
12 21 (0.66%) Investment Banking
13 19 (0.60%) Back Office
13 19 (0.60%) Music Industry
14 18 (0.57%) Advertising
15 17 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1,213 (38.26%) Developer
2 562 (17.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 304 (9.59%) Ruby Developer
4 255 (8.04%) .NET Developer
5 236 (7.44%) AWS Engineer
6 227 (7.16%) Cloud Engineer
7 226 (7.13%) C# Developer
8 204 (6.44%) Software Engineer
9 196 (6.18%) Senior Developer
10 166 (5.24%) AWS DevOps
11 156 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
12 151 (4.76%) Test Engineer
13 145 (4.57%) Linux Engineer
14 143 (4.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 133 (4.20%) Ruby on Rails Developer
16 128 (4.04%) ASP.NET Developer
16 128 (4.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 123 (3.88%) Java Developer
18 117 (3.69%) Junior
18 117 (3.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 621 (19.59%) Node.js
2 608 (19.18%) Ruby on Rails
3 454 (14.32%) .NET
4 424 (13.38%) HTML
5 391 (12.33%) RESTful
6 372 (11.74%) React
7 357 (11.26%) AngularJS
8 348 (10.98%) CSS
9 267 (8.42%) ASP.NET
10 255 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 253 (7.98%) ASP.NET Web API
12 219 (6.91%) .NET Framework
13 216 (6.81%) WCF
14 211 (6.66%) Web Services
15 199 (6.28%) Entity Framework
16 177 (5.58%) REST
17 176 (5.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 176 (5.55%) Code First Entity Framework
18 134 (4.23%) Vue.js
19 133 (4.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 276 (8.71%) Fintech
2 187 (5.90%) Data Centre
3 181 (5.71%) Public Cloud
4 146 (4.61%) User Experience
5 141 (4.45%) Greenfield Project
6 129 (4.07%) Mobile App
7 127 (4.01%) Enterprise Software
8 124 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
9 123 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
10 89 (2.81%) Linux Command Line
11 68 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
12 52 (1.64%) Hedge funds
13 48 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 44 (1.39%) Equities
14 44 (1.39%) Fixed Income
15 43 (1.36%) Algorithms
15 43 (1.36%) Private Cloud
16 42 (1.32%) Virtual Team
17 41 (1.29%) Derivative
18 38 (1.20%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1,119 (35.30%) Linux
2 424 (13.38%) Windows
3 222 (7.00%) Unix
4 139 (4.38%) Ubuntu
5 132 (4.16%) Android
6 119 (3.75%) CentOS
7 108 (3.41%) Apple iOS
8 92 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 69 (2.18%) Windows Server
10 42 (1.32%) Debian
11 26 (0.82%) Mac OS X
12 16 (0.50%) Mac OS
12 16 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (0.44%) Fedora
14 13 (0.41%) SUSE
15 11 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
17 9 (0.28%) FreeBSD
18 8 (0.25%) VMS
19 6 (0.19%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,598 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1,156 (36.47%) DevOps
3 757 (23.88%) TDD
4 621 (19.59%) Software Engineering
5 610 (19.24%) Test Automation
6 562 (17.73%) BDD
7 478 (15.08%) Open Source
8 469 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
9 459 (14.48%) Scrum
10 370 (11.67%) Configuration Management
11 357 (11.26%) MVC
12 313 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
13 268 (8.45%) Microservices
14 259 (8.17%) Web Application Development
15 253 (7.98%) Mentoring
16 252 (7.95%) Computer Science
17 234 (7.38%) Infrastructure as Code
18 227 (7.16%) Continuous Delivery
19 203 (6.40%) Web Development
20 198 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,960 (61.83%) Python
2 1,208 (38.11%) Java
3 999 (31.51%) JavaScript
4 865 (27.29%) C#
5 618 (19.50%) Bash Shell
6 472 (14.89%) PHP
7 446 (14.07%) Perl
8 425 (13.41%) C++
9 412 (13.00%) SQL
10 402 (12.68%) Go
11 299 (9.43%) PowerShell
12 259 (8.17%) Scala
13 189 (5.96%) C
14 127 (4.01%) Groovy
15 95 (3.00%) Shell Script
16 77 (2.43%) Objective-C
17 76 (2.40%) Apple Swift
18 73 (2.30%) ES6
19 70 (2.21%) TypeScript
20 69 (2.18%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 375 (11.83%) Degree
2 152 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 120 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 93 (2.93%) DV Cleared
5 83 (2.62%) SC Cleared
6 67 (2.11%) AWS Certification
7 58 (1.83%) ISTQB
8 51 (1.61%) ISEB
9 36 (1.14%) PhD
10 30 (0.95%) RHCE
11 29 (0.91%) RHCSA
12 28 (0.88%) CISSP
13 17 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 17 (0.54%) OSCP
14 10 (0.32%) GPEN
14 10 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (0.28%) CISM
15 9 (0.28%) CREST Certified
15 9 (0.28%) MCSE
16 8 (0.25%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (6.91%) QA
2 24 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 21 (0.66%) SLA
4 16 (0.50%) GDPR
5 6 (0.19%) HIPAA
5 6 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.032%) HL7
7 1 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 882 (27.82%) Docker
2 135 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (2.46%) Hyper-V
4 59 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
5 55 (1.74%) Active Directory
6 42 (1.32%) Xen
7 33 (1.04%) KVM
8 30 (0.95%) vSphere
9 19 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
9 19 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (0.54%) iptables
10 17 (0.54%) VirtualBox
11 16 (0.50%) Varnish
12 12 (0.38%) HDFS
13 11 (0.35%) VMware NSX
14 10 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 10 (0.32%) Ceph
14 10 (0.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 10 (0.32%) Squid
15 9 (0.28%) etcd
Systems Management
1 733 (23.12%) Puppet
2 650 (20.50%) Ansible
3 617 (19.46%) Kubernetes
4 486 (15.33%) Opscode Chef
5 473 (14.92%) Terraform
6 128 (4.04%) Packer
7 122 (3.85%) Salt
8 94 (2.97%) Nagios
9 83 (2.62%) Consul
9 83 (2.62%) Docker Swarm
10 82 (2.59%) Prometheus
11 62 (1.96%) Grafana
12 55 (1.74%) ZABBIX
13 54 (1.70%) Graphite
14 42 (1.32%) Opsview
15 40 (1.26%) Rancher
16 39 (1.23%) Kibana
17 36 (1.14%) Icinga
18 28 (0.88%) HAProxy
19 21 (0.66%) Mesos
Vendors
1 328 (10.35%) Google
2 242 (7.63%) Microsoft
3 198 (6.25%) Oracle
4 160 (5.05%) VMware
5 151 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 60 (1.89%) Apple
7 53 (1.67%) Atlassian
8 45 (1.42%) Splunk
9 44 (1.39%) New Relic
10 38 (1.20%) Cisco
11 37 (1.17%) Bloomberg
11 37 (1.17%) Eze Software Group
11 37 (1.17%) FXall
11 37 (1.17%) ION Trading
11 37 (1.17%) MarketAxess
11 37 (1.17%) Reuters
11 37 (1.17%) Tradeweb
12 34 (1.07%) WorldPay
13 31 (0.98%) Facebook
14 30 (0.95%) IBM