Period
to 22 April 2018

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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > England
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 92 113
Rank change year-on-year -3 +21 +30
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 5,564 5,068 5,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.35% 3.14% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.94% 5.75% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4,756 4,525 4,957
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £53,375 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.64% +1.67% +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 93,648 88,143 100,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.38% 54.63% 52.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79,158 76,029 88,004
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 April 2018.

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 April 2018. 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 -6 2,512 £65,000 +8.33% 287
North of England +9 959 £45,000 +1.69% 98
South East +5 959 £47,500 - 99
North West +5 509 £47,500 +14.46% 49
South West +78 391 £50,000 +11.11% 52
East of England +34 374 £47,500 -9.52% 35
Yorkshire +15 371 £46,250 -15.91% 42
Midlands +21 351 £45,000 +5.88% 33
East Midlands +41 226 £45,500 +1.11% 14
West Midlands -31 126 £50,000 +17.65% 19
North East -8 80 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 3,240 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
2 2,739 (49.23%) Python
3 2,140 (38.46%) TDD
4 1,987 (35.71%) C#
5 1,932 (34.72%) Java
6 1,857 (33.38%) Git (software)
7 1,814 (32.60%) JavaScript
8 1,773 (31.87%) Node.js
9 1,763 (31.69%) BDD
10 1,751 (31.47%) Linux
11 1,689 (30.36%) Amazon AWS
12 1,669 (30.00%) DevOps
13 1,612 (28.97%) .NET
14 1,506 (27.07%) RESTful
15 1,498 (26.92%) NoSQL
16 1,394 (25.05%) MVC
17 1,381 (24.82%) SQL Server
18 1,290 (23.18%) ASP.NET
19 1,270 (22.83%) Web Application Development
20 1,258 (22.61%) ASP.NET MVC
21 1,248 (22.43%) ASP.NET Web API
22 1,173 (21.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 1,164 (20.92%) Jenkins
24 1,089 (19.57%) Puppet
25 1,087 (19.54%) WCF
26 1,055 (18.96%) Continuous Integration
27 1,018 (18.30%) Ansible
28 991 (17.81%) Docker
29 969 (17.42%) Opscode Chef
30 944 (16.97%) Test Automation

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
1 367 (6.60%) Elasticsearch
2 281 (5.05%) Apache
3 164 (2.95%) nginx
4 137 (2.46%) Tomcat
5 129 (2.32%) Apache Spark
6 126 (2.26%) OpenStack
7 99 (1.78%) Confluence
8 56 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
9 54 (0.97%) IIS
10 46 (0.83%) Ethereum
11 45 (0.81%) CloudStack
12 43 (0.77%) CMS
13 40 (0.72%) WordPress
14 32 (0.58%) SharePoint
15 31 (0.56%) JBoss
16 30 (0.54%) WebLogic
17 29 (0.52%) WebSphere
18 25 (0.45%) Apache Solr
18 25 (0.45%) Jetty
19 21 (0.38%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 18 (0.32%) Photoshop
2 13 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (0.14%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.090%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.054%) InDesign
8 1 (0.018%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
2 24 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.34%) thinkFolio
4 16 (0.29%) Magento
5 12 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
6 10 (0.18%) Shopify
7 8 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 6 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.054%) SAP Hybris
11 2 (0.036%) CSG Singleview
11 2 (0.036%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.036%) PeopleSoft CRM
11 2 (0.036%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.018%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 1,689 (30.36%) Amazon AWS
2 845 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 322 (5.79%) GitHub
4 217 (3.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 214 (3.85%) SaaS
6 162 (2.91%) OpenShift
7 160 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 147 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
9 114 (2.05%) IaaS
10 98 (1.76%) PaaS
11 94 (1.69%) Amazon S3
12 79 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
13 74 (1.33%) Heroku
14 70 (1.26%) Serverless
15 59 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 50 (0.90%) Slack
17 49 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
17 49 (0.88%) Office 365
18 36 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 32 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 225 (4.04%) Firewall
2 201 (3.61%) TCP/IP
3 192 (3.45%) Internet
4 167 (3.00%) DNS
4 167 (3.00%) HTTP
5 116 (2.08%) VPN
6 63 (1.13%) SSL
7 42 (0.75%) Network Security
8 35 (0.63%) WAN
9 34 (0.61%) Broadband
10 29 (0.52%) SMTP
11 28 (0.50%) Wireless
12 25 (0.45%) SNMP
13 23 (0.41%) SMS
14 22 (0.40%) Sourcefire
15 20 (0.36%) LAN
16 19 (0.34%) Ethernet
16 19 (0.34%) SAN
17 17 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
18 15 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,498 (26.92%) NoSQL
2 1,381 (24.82%) SQL Server
3 913 (16.41%) SQL Server 2016
4 637 (11.45%) MySQL
5 464 (8.34%) MongoDB
6 423 (7.60%) PostgreSQL
7 306 (5.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 226 (4.06%) Redis
9 212 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 197 (3.54%) Big Data
11 186 (3.34%) Relational Database
12 162 (2.91%) Hadoop
13 114 (2.05%) Blockchain
14 64 (1.15%) RDBMS
15 44 (0.79%) MariaDB
16 40 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 39 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
18 37 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
19 26 (0.47%) Neo4j
20 25 (0.45%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,857 (33.38%) Git (software)
2 1,164 (20.92%) Jenkins
3 546 (9.81%) Selenium
4 521 (9.36%) Cucumber
5 316 (5.68%) JIRA
6 287 (5.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 283 (5.09%) TeamCity
8 200 (3.59%) Maven
9 195 (3.50%) WebDriver
10 171 (3.07%) Subversion
11 166 (2.98%) Sonatype Nexus
12 147 (2.64%) SoapUI
13 144 (2.59%) Vagrant
14 138 (2.48%) JMeter
15 118 (2.12%) JUnit
16 116 (2.08%) RSpec
17 96 (1.73%) Appium
18 94 (1.69%) Bitbucket
19 90 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
20 88 (1.58%) GitLab
General
1 818 (14.70%) Finance
2 310 (5.57%) Advertising
3 300 (5.39%) Retail
4 282 (5.07%) Games
5 216 (3.88%) Marketing
6 213 (3.83%) Banking
7 119 (2.14%) Telecoms
8 104 (1.87%) Music Industry
9 87 (1.56%) Legal
10 57 (1.02%) Law
11 48 (0.86%) Front Office
12 46 (0.83%) Electronics
13 42 (0.75%) Manufacturing
14 24 (0.43%) Investment Banking
15 21 (0.38%) French Language
16 19 (0.34%) German Language
16 19 (0.34%) Italian Language
17 16 (0.29%) Publishing
18 14 (0.25%) Back Office
19 12 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2,773 (49.84%) Developer
2 1,243 (22.34%) .NET Developer
3 875 (15.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 373 (6.70%) Senior Developer
5 350 (6.29%) Linux Engineer
6 343 (6.16%) Ruby Developer
7 265 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
8 262 (4.71%) Cloud Engineer
8 262 (4.71%) Software Engineer
9 261 (4.69%) Java Developer
10 256 (4.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 249 (4.48%) AWS DevOps
12 232 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 215 (3.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 210 (3.77%) Tester
15 199 (3.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 196 (3.52%) Software Developer
17 163 (2.93%) Full Stack Developer
18 150 (2.70%) C# Developer
19 149 (2.68%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,773 (31.87%) Node.js
2 1,612 (28.97%) .NET
3 1,506 (27.07%) RESTful
4 1,290 (23.18%) ASP.NET
5 1,258 (22.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1,248 (22.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1,173 (21.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1,087 (19.54%) WCF
9 901 (16.19%) AngularJS
10 839 (15.08%) Ruby on Rails
11 793 (14.25%) .NET Framework
12 772 (13.87%) HTML
13 731 (13.14%) Entity Framework
14 715 (12.85%) CSS
15 691 (12.42%) Code First Entity Framework
16 543 (9.76%) Web Services
17 414 (7.44%) React
18 405 (7.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 392 (7.05%) KnockoutJS
20 317 (5.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 399 (7.17%) Computer Science
2 368 (6.61%) Fintech
3 329 (5.91%) Greenfield Project
4 260 (4.67%) User Experience
5 238 (4.28%) Public Cloud
6 235 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
7 172 (3.09%) Mobile App
8 167 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
9 150 (2.70%) Private Cloud
10 132 (2.37%) Social Media
11 128 (2.30%) Data Centre
12 104 (1.87%) Algorithms
13 102 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
14 97 (1.74%) BBC
15 80 (1.44%) Management Information System
16 75 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
17 61 (1.10%) Social Network
18 56 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 53 (0.95%) Data Structures
20 51 (0.92%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1,751 (31.47%) Linux
2 595 (10.69%) Windows
3 446 (8.02%) Unix
4 194 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 170 (3.06%) Apple iOS
6 155 (2.79%) Android
7 128 (2.30%) CentOS
8 100 (1.80%) Ubuntu
9 80 (1.44%) Windows Server
10 55 (0.99%) Debian
11 25 (0.45%) Nucleus RTOS
12 21 (0.38%) Solaris
13 17 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 16 (0.29%) CoreOS
15 13 (0.23%) Fedora
15 13 (0.23%) Windows Phone
15 13 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (0.18%) AIX
17 9 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
17 9 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,240 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
2 2,140 (38.46%) TDD
3 1,763 (31.69%) BDD
4 1,669 (30.00%) DevOps
5 1,394 (25.05%) MVC
6 1,270 (22.83%) Web Application Development
7 1,055 (18.96%) Continuous Integration
8 944 (16.97%) Test Automation
9 737 (13.25%) Configuration Management
10 732 (13.16%) Software Engineering
11 681 (12.24%) Open Source
12 673 (12.10%) OO
13 664 (11.93%) Scrum
14 425 (7.64%) Microservices
15 409 (7.35%) Web Development
16 383 (6.88%) Kanban
17 376 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
18 375 (6.74%) Continuous Delivery
19 347 (6.24%) Mentoring
20 319 (5.73%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2,739 (49.23%) Python
2 1,987 (35.71%) C#
3 1,932 (34.72%) Java
4 1,814 (32.60%) JavaScript
5 920 (16.53%) Bash Shell
6 865 (15.55%) SQL
7 835 (15.01%) PHP
8 732 (13.16%) Perl
9 425 (7.64%) Go
10 403 (7.24%) C++
11 351 (6.31%) PowerShell
12 333 (5.98%) Scala
13 293 (5.27%) C
14 236 (4.24%) Shell Script
15 166 (2.98%) F#
16 137 (2.46%) Groovy
17 106 (1.91%) Elixir
18 98 (1.76%) VB.NET
19 97 (1.74%) VB
20 73 (1.31%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 449 (8.07%) Degree
2 167 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 154 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 91 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 66 (1.19%) CISSP
6 63 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 62 (1.11%) ISTQB
8 48 (0.86%) AWS Certification
9 47 (0.84%) ISEB
10 46 (0.83%) OSCP
11 40 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
12 39 (0.70%) DV Cleared
13 38 (0.68%) CEH
13 38 (0.68%) RHCE
14 37 (0.66%) GIAC
14 37 (0.66%) Master's Degree
15 36 (0.65%) CISA
16 31 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
17 30 (0.54%) RHCSA
18 28 (0.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 366 (6.58%) QA
2 81 (1.46%) GCP
3 69 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 29 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.27%) GDPR
6 14 (0.25%) SLA
7 12 (0.22%) GPG13
7 12 (0.22%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 10 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.072%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.072%) EMIR
9 4 (0.072%) MiFID
9 4 (0.072%) PSD2
10 3 (0.054%) DICOM
10 3 (0.054%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.054%) HL7
11 1 (0.018%) COBIT
11 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.018%) WCAG
System Software
1 991 (17.81%) Docker
2 187 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (1.55%) vSphere
4 53 (0.95%) Active Directory
5 41 (0.74%) HDFS
6 31 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
7 27 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
8 26 (0.47%) Hyper-V
9 25 (0.45%) iptables
10 24 (0.43%) KVM
11 23 (0.41%) Snort
12 22 (0.40%) Varnish
13 16 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
14 15 (0.27%) VirtualBox
14 15 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
15 13 (0.23%) LXC
15 13 (0.23%) Xen
16 12 (0.22%) NFS
17 9 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 8 (0.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1,089 (19.57%) Puppet
2 1,018 (18.30%) Ansible
3 969 (17.42%) Opscode Chef
4 563 (10.12%) Kubernetes
5 459 (8.25%) Terraform
6 210 (3.77%) Nagios
7 174 (3.13%) Kibana
8 152 (2.73%) Packer
8 152 (2.73%) Salt
9 96 (1.73%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 96 (1.73%) WSUS
10 83 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
11 77 (1.38%) ZABBIX
12 67 (1.20%) Cobbler
13 64 (1.15%) Grafana
14 58 (1.04%) HAProxy
15 50 (0.90%) Consul
16 42 (0.75%) Graphite
17 41 (0.74%) Capistrano
18 39 (0.70%) logstash
Vendors
1 451 (8.11%) Google
2 424 (7.62%) Microsoft
3 300 (5.39%) Oracle
4 272 (4.89%) VMware
5 232 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 225 (4.04%) Facebook
7 194 (3.49%) Splunk
8 112 (2.01%) WorldPay
9 109 (1.96%) Apple
10 91 (1.64%) Sony
10 91 (1.64%) Yahoo!
11 85 (1.53%) New Relic
12 76 (1.37%) SaltStack
13 74 (1.33%) Atlassian
14 70 (1.26%) AppDynamics
15 68 (1.22%) Cisco
16 61 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
17 55 (0.99%) SAP
18 47 (0.84%) Fortinet
19 46 (0.83%) Capita