Period
to 5 December 2021

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 5 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > London
6 months to
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 174 144 131
Rank change year-on-year -30 -13 -36
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 1,079 536 1,391
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.12% 2.43% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 3.97% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 456 417 1,121
10th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £49,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -
75th Percentile £96,375 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £106,250 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +6.84% +1.74%

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 30,212 13,493 30,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 59.40% 61.16% 56.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19,486 11,756 25,766
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £38,964
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £107,500 £101,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +8.49% +0.95%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in London

Ruby
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Ruby in London

Ruby
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ruby in London over the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

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 5 December 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
Central London -55 101 £82,500 +22.22% 58
West London -41 47 £62,500 +4.17% 23
South London -36 11 £80,000 +6.67% 1
East London - 11 £66,250 - 15
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 London region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 602 (55.79%) Python
2 457 (42.35%) AWS
3 448 (41.52%) JavaScript
4 433 (40.13%) DevOps
5 415 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 385 (35.68%) Ruby on Rails
7 358 (33.18%) Software Engineering
8 344 (31.88%) Kubernetes
9 330 (30.58%) Java
10 312 (28.92%) Terraform
11 311 (28.82%) Docker
12 301 (27.90%) React
13 300 (27.80%) Go
14 282 (26.14%) Node.js
15 276 (25.58%) PostgreSQL
16 248 (22.98%) Mentoring
17 244 (22.61%) Finance
18 233 (21.59%) Social Skills
19 210 (19.46%) Full Stack Development
20 205 (19.00%) GCP
21 200 (18.54%) TypeScript
21 200 (18.54%) Test Automation
22 194 (17.98%) Azure
23 191 (17.70%) Jenkins
24 184 (17.05%) Git (software)
25 167 (15.48%) Linux
26 166 (15.38%) Microservices
27 164 (15.20%) TDD
28 161 (14.92%) Heroku
29 155 (14.37%) C#

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
1 102 (9.45%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (1.58%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.48%) CMS
4 15 (1.39%) Apache
5 14 (1.30%) WordPress
6 11 (1.02%) Apache Solr
6 11 (1.02%) Confluence
7 10 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
8 8 (0.74%) Drupal
9 6 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.46%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.37%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.37%) IIS
11 4 (0.37%) nginx
12 3 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.28%) Ethereum
12 3 (0.28%) Hyperledger
12 3 (0.28%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.56%) Figma
2 6 (0.56%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.37%) Sketch
4 3 (0.28%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (1.30%) Summit
2 11 (1.02%) Sentinel
2 11 (1.02%) Shopify
3 10 (0.93%) Magento
4 9 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 457 (42.35%) AWS
2 205 (19.00%) GCP
3 194 (17.98%) Azure
4 161 (14.92%) Heroku
5 126 (11.68%) GitHub
6 116 (10.75%) SaaS
7 115 (10.66%) Serverless
8 79 (7.32%) PaaS
9 62 (5.75%) AWS Lambda
10 61 (5.65%) Amazon S3
11 48 (4.45%) IaaS
12 45 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
13 29 (2.69%) CloudFront
14 27 (2.50%) Amazon ECS
15 26 (2.41%) Power Platform
15 26 (2.41%) Slack
16 24 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 24 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
17 23 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
18 22 (2.04%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.32%) HTTP
2 22 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 20 (1.85%) Broadband
4 19 (1.76%) DNS
5 16 (1.48%) Firewall
6 9 (0.83%) DHCP
7 8 (0.74%) Internet
7 8 (0.74%) Network Security
8 7 (0.65%) FIX Connectivity
9 5 (0.46%) LAN
9 5 (0.46%) WAN
10 4 (0.37%) BIG-IP
10 4 (0.37%) IPv4
10 4 (0.37%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.28%) FTP
11 3 (0.28%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.28%) SMTP
11 3 (0.28%) SSH
12 2 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.19%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (25.58%) PostgreSQL
2 134 (12.42%) Redis
3 70 (6.49%) MySQL
4 53 (4.91%) MongoDB
5 52 (4.82%) Relational Database
6 46 (4.26%) NoSQL
7 29 (2.69%) SQL Server
8 28 (2.59%) Amazon Aurora
9 26 (2.41%) Power BI
10 25 (2.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 24 (2.22%) Tableau
12 19 (1.76%) Amazon Redshift
13 18 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
14 17 (1.58%) Blockchain
15 14 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (1.20%) Big Data
17 11 (1.02%) BigQuery
17 11 (1.02%) Looker
18 10 (0.93%) Metadata
19 8 (0.74%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 191 (17.70%) Jenkins
2 184 (17.05%) Git (software)
3 99 (9.18%) RSpec
4 80 (7.41%) CircleCI
5 78 (7.23%) Cypress.io
6 77 (7.14%) GitLab
7 75 (6.95%) Selenium
8 55 (5.10%) webpack
9 43 (3.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 42 (3.89%) Capybara
11 41 (3.80%) Cucumber
11 41 (3.80%) Subversion
12 37 (3.43%) JIRA
13 27 (2.50%) TeamCity
14 22 (2.04%) Pivotal Tracker
15 17 (1.58%) Serenity BDD
16 15 (1.39%) Vagrant
17 14 (1.30%) Gatling
18 13 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
18 13 (1.20%) Postman
General
1 244 (22.61%) Finance
2 233 (21.59%) Social Skills
3 88 (8.16%) Marketing
4 77 (7.14%) Banking
5 75 (6.95%) Retail
6 47 (4.36%) Games
7 35 (3.24%) Pharmaceutical
8 33 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (3.06%) Public Sector
9 27 (2.50%) Legal
10 18 (1.67%) Publishing
11 17 (1.58%) Manufacturing
12 16 (1.48%) Aerospace
12 16 (1.48%) Telecoms
13 15 (1.39%) Presentation Skills
14 14 (1.30%) Advertising
15 13 (1.20%) Documentation Skills
16 12 (1.11%) Local Government
17 10 (0.93%) Organisational Skills
18 8 (0.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 274 (25.39%) Developer
2 192 (17.79%) Software Engineer
3 145 (13.44%) DevOps Engineer
4 103 (9.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 59 (5.47%) Architect
6 58 (5.38%) Senior Developer
7 57 (5.28%) Full Stack Developer
7 57 (5.28%) Ruby Developer
8 51 (4.73%) Software Developer
9 50 (4.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 46 (4.26%) Platform Engineer
11 45 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
11 45 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 39 (3.61%) AWS Engineer
13 34 (3.15%) Backend Developer
14 30 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 28 (2.59%) Senior Full Stack Developer
16 27 (2.50%) Principal Engineer
17 26 (2.41%) Ruby Engineer
18 25 (2.32%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 385 (35.68%) Ruby on Rails
2 301 (27.90%) React
3 282 (26.14%) Node.js
4 128 (11.86%) CSS
5 127 (11.77%) HTML
6 124 (11.49%) Vue.js
7 106 (9.82%) GraphQL
8 85 (7.88%) .NET
9 78 (7.23%) AngularJS
10 74 (6.86%) REST
11 64 (5.93%) React Native
12 59 (5.47%) Django
13 56 (5.19%) Kafka
14 55 (5.10%) Sass
15 53 (4.91%) RESTful
15 53 (4.91%) Web Services
16 47 (4.36%) Redux
17 39 (3.61%) Jest
17 39 (3.61%) Sidekiq
18 38 (3.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 149 (13.81%) User Experience
2 55 (5.10%) Virtual Team
3 54 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 48 (4.45%) Mobile App
5 43 (3.99%) Cloud Native
6 38 (3.52%) Public Cloud
7 37 (3.43%) Algorithms
8 28 (2.59%) Data Structures
9 27 (2.50%) NHS
10 26 (2.41%) Private Cloud
11 24 (2.22%) Renewable Energy
12 21 (1.95%) Legacy Systems
13 20 (1.85%) Social Media
14 15 (1.39%) Data Centre
15 14 (1.30%) Marketing Technology
16 12 (1.11%) Smartphone
17 11 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
18 10 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
19 8 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 8 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 167 (15.48%) Linux
2 90 (8.34%) Unix
3 86 (7.97%) Windows
4 30 (2.78%) CentOS
5 25 (2.32%) Android
6 15 (1.39%) VMS
7 14 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.30%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.20%) Mac OS
9 10 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.65%) Solaris
10 7 (0.65%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.28%) Debian
11 3 (0.28%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.093%) Alpine Linux
13 1 (0.093%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.093%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (40.13%) DevOps
2 415 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 358 (33.18%) Software Engineering
4 248 (22.98%) Mentoring
5 210 (19.46%) Full Stack Development
6 200 (18.54%) Test Automation
7 166 (15.38%) Microservices
8 164 (15.20%) TDD
9 145 (13.44%) Infrastructure as Code
10 130 (12.05%) Open Source
11 116 (10.75%) Scrum
12 111 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
13 101 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
13 101 (9.36%) Fintech
14 95 (8.80%) OO
15 94 (8.71%) Coaching
16 93 (8.62%) BDD
17 90 (8.34%) Pair Programming
18 87 (8.06%) Configuration Management
19 80 (7.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 602 (55.79%) Python
2 448 (41.52%) JavaScript
3 330 (30.58%) Java
4 300 (27.80%) Go
5 200 (18.54%) TypeScript
6 155 (14.37%) C#
7 139 (12.88%) Bash Shell
8 124 (11.49%) SQL
9 113 (10.47%) PHP
10 98 (9.08%) Scala
11 86 (7.97%) Elixir
12 83 (7.69%) C++
12 83 (7.69%) Perl
13 81 (7.51%) PowerShell
14 57 (5.28%) ES6
15 51 (4.73%) Elm
16 50 (4.63%) Clojure
16 50 (4.63%) Kotlin
17 43 (3.99%) R
18 42 (3.89%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 75 (6.95%) Degree
2 34 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.76%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.58%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.11%) RHCSA
6 11 (1.02%) GCFA
6 11 (1.02%) GCFE
6 11 (1.02%) GCIA
6 11 (1.02%) GCIH
6 11 (1.02%) RHCE
6 11 (1.02%) SANS
7 8 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.65%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.19%) CCNA
9 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.19%) MBA
10 1 (0.093%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.093%) ISEB
10 1 (0.093%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.093%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (7.78%) QA
2 27 (2.50%) Accessibility
3 10 (0.93%) SLA
4 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.28%) GDPR
5 1 (0.093%) COPPA
5 1 (0.093%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.093%) NIST
5 1 (0.093%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 311 (28.82%) Docker
2 12 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.65%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.56%) ISA Server
6 5 (0.46%) LXC
7 4 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.093%) Firmware
9 1 (0.093%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 344 (31.88%) Kubernetes
2 312 (28.92%) Terraform
3 129 (11.96%) Ansible
4 110 (10.19%) Puppet
5 99 (9.18%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (3.89%) Prometheus
7 27 (2.50%) Grafana
8 16 (1.48%) Docker Swarm
9 15 (1.39%) Consul
9 15 (1.39%) Nagios
10 14 (1.30%) Packer
11 11 (1.02%) Salt
12 8 (0.74%) Istio
12 8 (0.74%) SCCM
13 6 (0.56%) Kibana
13 6 (0.56%) Kustomize
14 4 (0.37%) Capistrano
14 4 (0.37%) Graphite
14 4 (0.37%) Mesos
15 3 (0.28%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 148 (13.72%) Google
2 35 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
3 30 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 29 (2.69%) Bloomberg
5 28 (2.59%) Apple
6 27 (2.50%) New Relic
7 26 (2.41%) Splunk
8 24 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 20 (1.85%) Oracle
10 16 (1.48%) Cognizant
10 16 (1.48%) IBM
11 15 (1.39%) Reuters
12 14 (1.30%) Cisco
12 14 (1.30%) HubSpot
12 14 (1.30%) Snapchat
13 13 (1.20%) Dell
13 13 (1.20%) Mellanox
13 13 (1.20%) Solarflare
13 13 (1.20%) VMware
14 12 (1.11%) Facebook