Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 102 77
Rank change year-on-year +8 -25 +17
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2,246 2,351 2,999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.30% 3.17% 3.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.76% 5.75% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,922 2,049 2,713
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 39,023 40,880 41,546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 57.35% 55.09% 54.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32,285 32,260 36,558
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in London

Ruby
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby in London.

Salary trend for Ruby in London

Ruby
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in London over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in London

Ruby
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the London region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Central London -14 377 £70,000 +16.67% 123
West London -26 64 £65,000 +8.33% 52
South London +2 27 £57,500 -15.44% 6
East London +2 20 £65,000 -11.86% 22
North London +7 3 £45,000 -14.29% 5
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 London region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 1,263 (56.23%) Python
2 1,151 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
3 829 (36.91%) Java
4 773 (34.42%) Amazon AWS
5 770 (34.28%) DevOps
6 701 (31.21%) Linux
7 651 (28.98%) TDD
8 622 (27.69%) JavaScript
9 585 (26.05%) Git (software)
10 570 (25.38%) C#
11 561 (24.98%) Docker
12 528 (23.51%) BDD
13 489 (21.77%) Puppet
14 479 (21.33%) Node.js
15 478 (21.28%) Ansible
16 472 (21.02%) Finance
17 465 (20.70%) Bash Shell
18 439 (19.55%) .NET
19 412 (18.34%) Jenkins
20 390 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
21 389 (17.32%) Test Automation
22 386 (17.19%) NoSQL
23 385 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
24 376 (16.74%) Ruby on Rails
25 370 (16.47%) SQL Server
26 368 (16.38%) Opscode Chef
27 356 (15.85%) MVC
28 354 (15.76%) SQL
28 354 (15.76%) Kubernetes
29 335 (14.92%) RESTful

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 143 (6.37%) Apache
2 114 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
3 87 (3.87%) Tomcat
4 62 (2.76%) OpenStack
5 45 (2.00%) Apache Spark
6 42 (1.87%) nginx
7 33 (1.47%) CMS
8 29 (1.29%) Confluence
9 28 (1.25%) Ethereum
10 22 (0.98%) IIS
11 21 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
12 13 (0.58%) WordPress
13 12 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 12 (0.53%) EPiServer
14 10 (0.45%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.22%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.22%) WebLogic
16 4 (0.18%) Alfresco
16 4 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
16 4 (0.18%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 9 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.089%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.089%) Snapchat
4 1 (0.045%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.045%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 42 (1.87%) thinkFolio
2 19 (0.85%) Distributed Ledger
3 12 (0.53%) SunGard GMI
4 7 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.045%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.045%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.045%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.045%) Ripple
5 1 (0.045%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 773 (34.42%) Amazon AWS
2 385 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 176 (7.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 161 (7.17%) GitHub
5 101 (4.50%) SaaS
6 93 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
7 88 (3.92%) Serverless
8 79 (3.52%) Amazon S3
9 72 (3.21%) PaaS
10 61 (2.72%) IaaS
11 57 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
12 54 (2.40%) Heroku
13 51 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
14 48 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
15 39 (1.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 37 (1.65%) OpenShift
17 18 (0.80%) CloudFront
17 18 (0.80%) Slack
18 17 (0.76%) Route 53
19 16 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 100 (4.45%) Firewall
2 74 (3.29%) DNS
3 67 (2.98%) HTTP
4 63 (2.80%) Internet
5 48 (2.14%) BGP
6 47 (2.09%) TCP/IP
7 38 (1.69%) VPN
8 34 (1.51%) OSPF
9 18 (0.80%) DHCP
10 17 (0.76%) Multicast
11 14 (0.62%) Sourcefire
11 14 (0.62%) Wireless
12 13 (0.58%) EIGRP
13 12 (0.53%) SSL
14 10 (0.45%) IGMP
14 10 (0.45%) Junos
14 10 (0.45%) RIP
14 10 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (0.40%) LTE
15 9 (0.40%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (17.19%) NoSQL
2 370 (16.47%) SQL Server
3 268 (11.93%) SQL Server 2016
4 220 (9.80%) MySQL
5 156 (6.95%) PostgreSQL
6 140 (6.23%) MongoDB
7 129 (5.74%) Redis
8 123 (5.48%) Relational Database
9 82 (3.65%) Blockchain
10 76 (3.38%) Big Data
11 58 (2.58%) Amazon RDS
12 44 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
13 42 (1.87%) Hadoop
14 37 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 22 (0.98%) Neo4j
16 18 (0.80%) Oracle Database
17 16 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 15 (0.67%) MariaDB
19 14 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
20 13 (0.58%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 585 (26.05%) Git (software)
2 412 (18.34%) Jenkins
3 190 (8.46%) Cucumber
4 181 (8.06%) Selenium
5 132 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 124 (5.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 112 (4.99%) JIRA
8 109 (4.85%) Maven
9 97 (4.32%) WebDriver
10 76 (3.38%) Vagrant
11 73 (3.25%) Subversion
12 67 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
13 57 (2.54%) Gradle
14 53 (2.36%) Ant
15 52 (2.32%) Hudson
16 45 (2.00%) RSpec
17 44 (1.96%) SpecFlow
18 43 (1.91%) Appium
19 40 (1.78%) JUnit
20 38 (1.69%) GitLab
General
1 472 (21.02%) Finance
2 218 (9.71%) Banking
3 157 (6.99%) Games
4 68 (3.03%) Front Office
5 64 (2.85%) Investment Banking
6 55 (2.45%) Retail
7 45 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 42 (1.87%) French Language
8 42 (1.87%) German Language
8 42 (1.87%) Italian Language
9 39 (1.74%) Financial Institution
10 35 (1.56%) Law
11 32 (1.42%) Marketing
12 26 (1.16%) Music Industry
13 23 (1.02%) Spanish Language
14 19 (0.85%) Legal
15 14 (0.62%) Advertising
16 11 (0.49%) Multimedia
17 10 (0.45%) Billing
17 10 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 895 (39.85%) Developer
2 404 (17.99%) DevOps Engineer
3 300 (13.36%) .NET Developer
4 204 (9.08%) Senior Developer
5 184 (8.19%) C# Developer
6 183 (8.15%) Ruby Developer
7 175 (7.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 145 (6.46%) ASP.NET Developer
8 145 (6.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 125 (5.57%) Linux Engineer
10 122 (5.43%) Software Engineer
11 119 (5.30%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 111 (4.94%) Cloud Engineer
13 105 (4.67%) Test Engineer
14 97 (4.32%) Full Stack Developer
15 94 (4.19%) Tester
16 93 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 83 (3.70%) Junior
18 81 (3.61%) Ruby Engineer
19 77 (3.43%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 479 (21.33%) Node.js
2 439 (19.55%) .NET
3 376 (16.74%) Ruby on Rails
4 335 (14.92%) RESTful
5 312 (13.89%) ASP.NET
6 293 (13.05%) HTML
7 289 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 278 (12.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 273 (12.15%) CSS
10 249 (11.09%) WCF
11 246 (10.95%) .NET Framework
12 230 (10.24%) Entity Framework
13 226 (10.06%) AngularJS
14 213 (9.48%) React
15 190 (8.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 190 (8.46%) Code First Entity Framework
16 164 (7.30%) Web Services
17 110 (4.90%) REST
18 88 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
19 82 (3.65%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 232 (10.33%) Fintech
2 191 (8.50%) Computer Science
3 113 (5.03%) Data Centre
4 104 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
5 88 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 85 (3.78%) Derivative
7 81 (3.61%) Mobile App
8 80 (3.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 77 (3.43%) Equities
10 74 (3.29%) Hedge funds
11 71 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
12 70 (3.12%) User Experience
13 67 (2.98%) Fixed Income
14 52 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
15 49 (2.18%) Public Cloud
16 48 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
17 30 (1.34%) Blog
17 30 (1.34%) Social Media
18 27 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 26 (1.16%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 701 (31.21%) Linux
2 222 (9.88%) Windows
3 166 (7.39%) Unix
4 107 (4.76%) CentOS
5 88 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 88 (3.92%) Ubuntu
6 80 (3.56%) Android
7 78 (3.47%) Apple iOS
8 40 (1.78%) Fedora
9 36 (1.60%) Windows Server
10 26 (1.16%) Debian
10 26 (1.16%) SUSE
11 19 (0.85%) VMS
12 18 (0.80%) Solaris
13 13 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (0.49%) CoreOS
15 10 (0.45%) FreeNAS
15 10 (0.45%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.36%) Nucleus RTOS
17 4 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,151 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
2 770 (34.28%) DevOps
3 651 (28.98%) TDD
4 528 (23.51%) BDD
5 390 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
6 389 (17.32%) Test Automation
7 356 (15.85%) MVC
8 331 (14.74%) Configuration Management
9 293 (13.05%) Open Source
10 289 (12.87%) Web Application Development
11 274 (12.20%) Software Engineering
12 254 (11.31%) Scrum
13 210 (9.35%) Microservices
14 149 (6.63%) Problem-Solving
15 145 (6.46%) Continuous Delivery
16 128 (5.70%) Front End Development
17 120 (5.34%) High Availability
18 115 (5.12%) Kanban
19 113 (5.03%) Web Development
20 105 (4.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,263 (56.23%) Python
2 829 (36.91%) Java
3 622 (27.69%) JavaScript
4 570 (25.38%) C#
5 465 (20.70%) Bash Shell
6 354 (15.76%) SQL
7 323 (14.38%) Go
7 323 (14.38%) Perl
8 257 (11.44%) C++
9 214 (9.53%) Scala
10 139 (6.19%) PHP
11 112 (4.99%) Korn
12 111 (4.94%) Elixir
13 109 (4.85%) PowerShell
14 107 (4.76%) C
15 105 (4.67%) Bourne shell
16 77 (3.43%) ES6
17 54 (2.40%) Shell Script
18 53 (2.36%) Objective-C
19 48 (2.14%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 317 (14.11%) Degree
2 85 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 34 (1.51%) Numerate Degree
5 30 (1.34%) RHCE
5 30 (1.34%) SC Cleared
6 27 (1.20%) OSCP
7 25 (1.11%) RHCSA
8 22 (0.98%) CEH
9 18 (0.80%) AWS Certification
10 17 (0.76%) CISSP
11 15 (0.67%) Master's Degree
12 14 (0.62%) CREST Certified
13 13 (0.58%) RHCA
14 12 (0.53%) GCIH
15 10 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (0.45%) DV Cleared
16 9 (0.40%) PhD
17 8 (0.36%) CCNP
17 8 (0.36%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (8.95%) QA
2 17 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.53%) EMIR
3 12 (0.53%) MiFID
4 10 (0.45%) SLA
5 9 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.36%) FATCA
7 7 (0.31%) GDPR
8 4 (0.18%) PMO
9 1 (0.045%) FedRAMP
9 1 (0.045%) SEPA
System Software
1 561 (24.98%) Docker
2 89 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (2.49%) Virtual Machines
4 42 (1.87%) Hyper-V
5 37 (1.65%) Active Directory
6 26 (1.16%) HDFS
7 18 (0.80%) iptables
8 15 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (0.62%) Snort
10 13 (0.58%) NFS
11 7 (0.31%) vSphere
12 6 (0.27%) Varnish
12 6 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (0.27%) VMware NSX
12 6 (0.27%) XenApp
12 6 (0.27%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.22%) Apache Flume
14 4 (0.18%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.13%) KVM
15 3 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 489 (21.77%) Puppet
2 478 (21.28%) Ansible
3 368 (16.38%) Opscode Chef
4 354 (15.76%) Kubernetes
5 271 (12.07%) Terraform
6 103 (4.59%) Salt
7 83 (3.70%) Nagios
8 77 (3.43%) Docker Swarm
9 70 (3.12%) ZABBIX
10 57 (2.54%) Kibana
11 54 (2.40%) Packer
12 49 (2.18%) Grafana
13 41 (1.83%) Consul
13 41 (1.83%) Prometheus
14 38 (1.69%) Graphite
15 29 (1.29%) Mesos
16 22 (0.98%) Opsview
17 17 (0.76%) HAProxy
18 15 (0.67%) logstash
19 12 (0.53%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 230 (10.24%) Google
2 166 (7.39%) Red Hat
3 143 (6.37%) VMware
4 126 (5.61%) Oracle
5 122 (5.43%) Microsoft
6 54 (2.40%) Splunk
7 51 (2.27%) Bloomberg
8 50 (2.23%) Reuters
9 49 (2.18%) Apple
10 42 (1.87%) FXall
10 42 (1.87%) MarketAxess
10 42 (1.87%) Tradeweb
11 39 (1.74%) New Relic
12 35 (1.56%) Cisco
13 34 (1.51%) Facebook
14 26 (1.16%) Sony
14 26 (1.16%) Yahoo!
15 25 (1.11%) Rackspace
16 20 (0.89%) AppDynamics
16 20 (0.89%) Fidessa