Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > England
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 186 190 167
Rank change year-on-year +4 -23 -49
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 1,898 1,156 2,924
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.90% 1.82% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.42% 3.23% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,103 950 2,350
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £86,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%

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 55,577 35,767 71,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.61% 56.31% 53.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38,489 30,084 59,800
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in England

Ruby
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ruby in England.

Salary trend for Ruby in England

Ruby
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ruby in England over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 1,086 £75,000 +2.74% 187
North of England +13 322 £60,000 +9.09% 71
South East -37 200 £65,000 +8.33% 29
Yorkshire +18 185 £60,000 +9.09% 24
North West -32 130 £60,000 +9.09% 40
Midlands -12 120 £55,000 +15.79% 41
South West -109 95 £56,000 +10.24% 20
West Midlands -26 72 £60,000 +26.32% 32
East Midlands -12 48 £50,000 +5.26% 8
East of England -25 30 £50,000 +11.11% 17
North East -18 7 £60,000 +71.43% 7
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 1,103 (58.11%) Python
2 846 (44.57%) AWS
3 837 (44.10%) Agile Software Development
4 821 (43.26%) JavaScript
5 805 (42.41%) DevOps
6 770 (40.57%) Kubernetes
7 742 (39.09%) Docker
8 695 (36.62%) Terraform
9 692 (36.46%) Ruby on Rails
10 669 (35.25%) Software Engineering
11 588 (30.98%) Java
12 572 (30.14%) Go
13 516 (27.19%) React
14 461 (24.29%) Azure
15 439 (23.13%) PostgreSQL
16 410 (21.60%) Node.js
17 395 (20.81%) Linux
18 359 (18.91%) Finance
19 356 (18.76%) Infrastructure as Code
20 351 (18.49%) Full Stack Development
21 326 (17.18%) Jenkins
22 320 (16.86%) SQL
23 312 (16.44%) Microservices
23 312 (16.44%) Social Skills
24 309 (16.28%) TDD
25 306 (16.12%) Puppet
26 305 (16.07%) TypeScript
27 301 (15.86%) Bash Shell
28 296 (15.60%) Opscode Chef
29 294 (15.49%) C#

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
1 142 (7.48%) Elasticsearch
2 55 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
3 34 (1.79%) Confluence
4 28 (1.48%) Apache
5 26 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 18 (0.95%) GemFire
7 15 (0.79%) CMS
8 14 (0.74%) Apache Solr
8 14 (0.74%) IIS
8 14 (0.74%) WordPress
9 8 (0.42%) Drupal
9 8 (0.42%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.37%) nginx
11 6 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.32%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.26%) Hyperledger
12 5 (0.26%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.21%) JBoss
13 4 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (0.63%) SOLIDWORKS
2 10 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.32%) Sketch
4 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.11%) Figma
6 1 (0.053%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.053%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.053%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.58%) Magento
1 11 (0.58%) Shopify
2 10 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.53%) Primavera
3 3 (0.16%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.053%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 846 (44.57%) AWS
2 461 (24.29%) Azure
3 262 (13.80%) AWS CloudFormation
4 261 (13.75%) GCP
5 156 (8.22%) SaaS
6 155 (8.17%) Heroku
7 149 (7.85%) GitHub
8 141 (7.43%) Pulumi
9 134 (7.06%) Serverless
10 130 (6.85%) PaaS
11 94 (4.95%) IaaS
12 84 (4.43%) Amazon EKS
13 82 (4.32%) Amazon S3
14 81 (4.27%) Datadog
15 79 (4.16%) AWS Lambda
16 78 (4.11%) Amazon ECS
17 74 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
18 68 (3.58%) Amazon EC2
19 65 (3.42%) Azure Cosmos DB
20 53 (2.79%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.90%) Internet
2 34 (1.79%) HTTP
3 29 (1.53%) Firewall
4 21 (1.11%) DNS
5 18 (0.95%) Calico
5 18 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.68%) Broadband
6 13 (0.68%) Network Security
7 11 (0.58%) FIX Connectivity
8 10 (0.53%) IPv4
8 10 (0.53%) LAN
8 10 (0.53%) WAN
9 9 (0.47%) FTP
9 9 (0.47%) SNMP
9 9 (0.47%) SSL
9 9 (0.47%) VPN
10 8 (0.42%) 802.11
11 7 (0.37%) SMS
12 6 (0.32%) DHCP
12 6 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 439 (23.13%) PostgreSQL
2 193 (10.17%) MySQL
3 177 (9.33%) Redis
4 168 (8.85%) MongoDB
5 95 (5.01%) NoSQL
6 89 (4.69%) Relational Database
7 77 (4.06%) SQL Server
8 64 (3.37%) Azure SQL Database
9 63 (3.32%) MariaDB
10 50 (2.63%) Big Data
11 49 (2.58%) Amazon RDS
12 29 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 27 (1.42%) RDBMS
14 21 (1.11%) Amazon Aurora
15 20 (1.05%) Power BI
16 19 (1.00%) Blockchain
17 16 (0.84%) Tableau
18 13 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
19 10 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
19 10 (0.53%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 326 (17.18%) Jenkins
2 268 (14.12%) Git (software)
3 112 (5.90%) RSpec
4 101 (5.32%) Selenium
5 96 (5.06%) GitLab
6 73 (3.85%) CircleCI
7 68 (3.58%) JIRA
7 68 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 67 (3.53%) Cucumber
9 56 (2.95%) Cypress.io
10 54 (2.85%) webpack
11 52 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 42 (2.21%) TeamCity
13 32 (1.69%) Vagrant
14 30 (1.58%) Capybara
15 27 (1.42%) Hudson
16 24 (1.26%) Spinnaker
17 23 (1.21%) Mocha
18 22 (1.16%) Travis CI
19 21 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 359 (18.91%) Finance
2 312 (16.44%) Social Skills
3 138 (7.27%) Marketing
4 120 (6.32%) Banking
5 114 (6.01%) Public Sector
6 102 (5.37%) Retail
7 56 (2.95%) Legal
8 51 (2.69%) Local Government
9 46 (2.42%) Manufacturing
10 44 (2.32%) Presentation Skills
11 39 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (1.53%) Law
13 28 (1.48%) Games
13 28 (1.48%) Organisational Skills
14 23 (1.21%) Advertising
14 23 (1.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 22 (1.16%) Telecoms
16 15 (0.79%) Electronics
17 9 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 529 (27.87%) Developer
2 407 (21.44%) Software Engineer
3 361 (19.02%) DevOps Engineer
4 195 (10.27%) Ruby Developer
5 174 (9.17%) Senior Developer
6 165 (8.69%) Senior Software Engineer
7 121 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
8 107 (5.64%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 95 (5.01%) AWS DevOps
9 95 (5.01%) Azure Engineer
9 95 (5.01%) Full Stack Developer
10 93 (4.90%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 90 (4.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 81 (4.27%) Platform Engineer
13 76 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
14 72 (3.79%) Azure DevOps
15 57 (3.00%) Senior DevOps
16 55 (2.90%) Architect
17 51 (2.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 50 (2.63%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 692 (36.46%) Ruby on Rails
2 516 (27.19%) React
3 410 (21.60%) Node.js
4 260 (13.70%) AngularJS
5 254 (13.38%) CSS
6 200 (10.54%) HTML
7 199 (10.48%) Vue.js
8 141 (7.43%) Web Services
9 124 (6.53%) GraphQL
10 121 (6.38%) RESTful
11 116 (6.11%) .NET
12 95 (5.01%) REST
13 86 (4.53%) Elastic Stack
14 82 (4.32%) Kafka
15 79 (4.16%) Sass
16 70 (3.69%) Redux
17 68 (3.58%) React Native
18 66 (3.48%) Django
19 48 (2.53%) .NET Core
20 46 (2.42%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 192 (10.12%) User Experience
2 82 (4.32%) Virtual Team
3 75 (3.95%) Linux Command Line
4 62 (3.27%) Enterprise Cloud
4 62 (3.27%) Mobile App
5 55 (2.90%) Algorithms
6 47 (2.48%) Blog
6 47 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
7 44 (2.32%) Cloud Native
8 41 (2.16%) Legacy Systems
9 37 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
9 37 (1.95%) Public Cloud
10 28 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (1.37%) Data Centre
12 23 (1.21%) Private Cloud
13 22 (1.16%) Marketing Technology
13 22 (1.16%) NHS
14 19 (1.00%) Social Media
15 16 (0.84%) FMCG
16 15 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 395 (20.81%) Linux
2 118 (6.22%) Windows
3 90 (4.74%) Unix
4 63 (3.32%) Android
5 52 (2.74%) CentOS
6 45 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (2.16%) Apple iOS
8 22 (1.16%) Windows Server
9 18 (0.95%) Ubuntu
10 13 (0.68%) Solaris
11 8 (0.42%) Kali Linux
11 8 (0.42%) tvOS
12 5 (0.26%) Debian
12 5 (0.26%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.16%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.11%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.11%) SUSE
14 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 837 (44.10%) Agile Software Development
2 805 (42.41%) DevOps
3 669 (35.25%) Software Engineering
4 356 (18.76%) Infrastructure as Code
5 351 (18.49%) Full Stack Development
6 312 (16.44%) Microservices
7 309 (16.28%) TDD
8 293 (15.44%) Problem-Solving
9 260 (13.70%) Configuration Management
10 243 (12.80%) Test Automation
11 242 (12.75%) Mentoring
12 229 (12.07%) Open Source
13 195 (10.27%) OOP
14 185 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
15 166 (8.75%) Scrum
16 142 (7.48%) Analytics
16 142 (7.48%) Computer Science
17 133 (7.01%) Pair Programming
18 130 (6.85%) E-Commerce
19 125 (6.59%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1,103 (58.11%) Python
2 821 (43.26%) JavaScript
3 588 (30.98%) Java
4 572 (30.14%) Go
5 320 (16.86%) SQL
6 305 (16.07%) TypeScript
7 301 (15.86%) Bash Shell
8 294 (15.49%) C#
9 246 (12.96%) PHP
10 184 (9.69%) PowerShell
11 171 (9.01%) C++
12 136 (7.17%) Scala
13 130 (6.85%) Elixir
14 104 (5.48%) ES6
15 100 (5.27%) Perl
16 99 (5.22%) Kotlin
17 96 (5.06%) Groovy
18 86 (4.53%) C
19 73 (3.85%) Elm
20 43 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 160 (8.43%) Degree
2 92 (4.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 90 (4.74%) AWS Certification
4 84 (4.43%) Security Cleared
5 79 (4.16%) SC Cleared
6 20 (1.05%) RHCE
6 20 (1.05%) RHCSA
7 18 (0.95%) OCP
7 18 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.32%) CREST Certified
9 5 (0.26%) CHECK Team Member
9 5 (0.26%) GXPN
9 5 (0.26%) OSCP
9 5 (0.26%) PhD
9 5 (0.26%) SANS
10 4 (0.21%) MBA
10 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.16%) CCNA
11 3 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (5.37%) QA
2 34 (1.79%) SLA
3 27 (1.42%) Accessibility
4 9 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.26%) GDPR
6 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.16%) ISO 26262
8 2 (0.11%) NIST
8 2 (0.11%) SOC 2
System Software
1 742 (39.09%) Docker
2 33 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 23 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (0.79%) KVM
6 12 (0.63%) ISA Server
7 6 (0.32%) LXC
7 6 (0.32%) vSphere
8 3 (0.16%) Gluster
9 2 (0.11%) iptables
9 2 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
9 2 (0.11%) Postfix
9 2 (0.11%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.053%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.053%) Firmware
10 1 (0.053%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.053%) Xen
Systems Management
1 770 (40.57%) Kubernetes
2 695 (36.62%) Terraform
3 306 (16.12%) Puppet
4 296 (15.60%) Opscode Chef
5 279 (14.70%) Ansible
6 122 (6.43%) Grafana
7 120 (6.32%) Prometheus
8 53 (2.79%) Consul
9 45 (2.37%) Docker Swarm
10 44 (2.32%) Packer
11 34 (1.79%) Nagios
12 26 (1.37%) Kibana
13 21 (1.11%) Graphite
14 17 (0.90%) Salt
15 15 (0.79%) CFEngine
15 15 (0.79%) Demisto
15 15 (0.79%) Sysdig
16 13 (0.68%) SCCM
17 12 (0.63%) Kustomize
18 8 (0.42%) Nmap
Vendors
1 160 (8.43%) Google
2 128 (6.74%) SaltStack
3 95 (5.01%) Oracle
4 78 (4.11%) Microsoft
5 77 (4.06%) New Relic
6 55 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 41 (2.16%) Splunk
8 36 (1.90%) SAP
9 29 (1.53%) Bloomberg
9 29 (1.53%) Reuters
10 26 (1.37%) Facebook
10 26 (1.37%) IBM
11 24 (1.26%) Snapchat
12 20 (1.05%) VMware
13 19 (1.00%) Apple
13 19 (1.00%) DocuSign
14 18 (0.95%) PayPal
14 18 (0.95%) Wallstreet Suite
15 16 (0.84%) Adobe
15 16 (0.84%) ServiceNow