Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > London
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 93 74
Rank change year-on-year 0 -19 +19
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2,416 2,470 3,303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.42% 3.36% 3.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.04% 6.09% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,051 2,234 3,015
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
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 39,988 40,533 45,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.65% 55.17% 54.43%
Number of salaries quoted 32,888 33,149 39,682
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -18 396 £70,000 +12.00% 97
West London -60 37 £70,000 +21.74% 44
South London -14 34 £57,500 +27.78% 4
East London -7 22 £52,500 -32.26% 22
North London +4 1 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1,364 (56.46%) Python
2 1,239 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
3 922 (38.16%) Java
4 870 (36.01%) Amazon AWS
5 846 (35.02%) DevOps
6 815 (33.73%) Linux
7 708 (29.30%) TDD
8 701 (29.01%) JavaScript
9 655 (27.11%) Docker
10 600 (24.83%) Git (software)
11 556 (23.01%) C#
12 536 (22.19%) BDD
13 535 (22.14%) Finance
14 525 (21.73%) Node.js
15 518 (21.44%) Ansible
16 498 (20.61%) Puppet
16 498 (20.61%) Bash Shell
17 488 (20.20%) Jenkins
18 458 (18.96%) Continuous Integration
19 433 (17.92%) Opscode Chef
20 417 (17.26%) Test Automation
21 414 (17.14%) .NET
22 407 (16.85%) Perl
23 403 (16.68%) Ruby on Rails
24 398 (16.47%) NoSQL
25 390 (16.14%) Kubernetes
26 387 (16.02%) Microsoft Azure
26 387 (16.02%) SQL
27 361 (14.94%) SQL Server
28 348 (14.40%) 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
1 168 (6.95%) Elasticsearch
2 138 (5.71%) Apache
3 75 (3.10%) Tomcat
4 69 (2.86%) OpenStack
5 62 (2.57%) Apache Spark
6 54 (2.24%) Ethereum
7 49 (2.03%) nginx
8 45 (1.86%) Confluence
9 40 (1.66%) CMS
10 28 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
11 21 (0.87%) IIS
12 18 (0.75%) Hyperledger
13 12 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 11 (0.46%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.46%) CloudStack
15 10 (0.41%) EPiServer
15 10 (0.41%) JBoss
15 10 (0.41%) WordPress
16 8 (0.33%) Jetty
17 6 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.083%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 38 (1.57%) thinkFolio
2 18 (0.75%) Distributed Ledger
3 11 (0.46%) Magento
4 9 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 7 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.21%) SunGard GMI
7 3 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
7 3 (0.12%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 3 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.083%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.083%) Shopify
9 1 (0.041%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 870 (36.01%) Amazon AWS
2 387 (16.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 216 (8.94%) GitHub
4 169 (7.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 119 (4.93%) SaaS
6 87 (3.60%) PaaS
7 80 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
8 79 (3.27%) IaaS
9 78 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 73 (3.02%) OpenShift
11 67 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
12 65 (2.69%) Serverless
13 59 (2.44%) Amazon S3
14 56 (2.32%) Heroku
15 38 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
16 34 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 28 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 28 (1.16%) Slack
18 21 (0.87%) Office 365
19 20 (0.83%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 112 (4.64%) TCP/IP
2 108 (4.47%) DNS
3 80 (3.31%) Internet
4 76 (3.15%) HTTP
5 62 (2.57%) Firewall
6 45 (1.86%) VPN
7 29 (1.20%) BGP
8 28 (1.16%) SSL
9 26 (1.08%) OSPF
10 23 (0.95%) SMTP
11 17 (0.70%) Sourcefire
11 17 (0.70%) Wireless
12 14 (0.58%) DHCP
13 12 (0.50%) IGMP
13 12 (0.50%) Junos
13 12 (0.50%) RIP
13 12 (0.50%) SSH
14 11 (0.46%) Multicast
15 9 (0.37%) LTE
15 9 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (16.47%) NoSQL
2 361 (14.94%) SQL Server
3 229 (9.48%) SQL Server 2016
4 224 (9.27%) MySQL
5 170 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
6 150 (6.21%) Redis
7 143 (5.92%) MongoDB
8 116 (4.80%) Blockchain
9 100 (4.14%) Relational Database
10 93 (3.85%) Big Data
11 82 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
12 72 (2.98%) Hadoop
13 35 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
14 28 (1.16%) RDBMS
15 23 (0.95%) Neo4j
15 23 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
16 20 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 19 (0.79%) Apache Accumulo
18 16 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
18 16 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 600 (24.83%) Git (software)
2 488 (20.20%) Jenkins
3 254 (10.51%) Selenium
4 249 (10.31%) Cucumber
5 161 (6.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 130 (5.38%) JIRA
7 115 (4.76%) TeamCity
8 90 (3.73%) Subversion
9 85 (3.52%) WebDriver
10 83 (3.44%) Maven
11 67 (2.77%) RSpec
12 66 (2.73%) Vagrant
13 61 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
14 59 (2.44%) Appium
14 59 (2.44%) JMeter
15 56 (2.32%) GitLab
16 55 (2.28%) SoapUI
17 54 (2.24%) Sonatype Nexus
18 53 (2.19%) JUnit
19 47 (1.95%) Hudson
General
1 535 (22.14%) Finance
2 208 (8.61%) Banking
3 132 (5.46%) Games
4 125 (5.17%) Retail
5 66 (2.73%) Front Office
6 58 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 50 (2.07%) Advertising
8 42 (1.74%) Law
8 42 (1.74%) Marketing
9 38 (1.57%) French Language
9 38 (1.57%) German Language
9 38 (1.57%) Italian Language
10 36 (1.49%) Investment Banking
11 24 (0.99%) Legal
12 16 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.58%) Music Industry
14 12 (0.50%) Electronics
14 12 (0.50%) Publishing
15 11 (0.46%) Billing
16 10 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 952 (39.40%) Developer
2 432 (17.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 266 (11.01%) .NET Developer
4 196 (8.11%) Ruby Developer
5 186 (7.70%) Senior Developer
6 168 (6.95%) C# Developer
7 157 (6.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 144 (5.96%) Linux Engineer
9 142 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 142 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 142 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
10 139 (5.75%) Software Engineer
11 118 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 110 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
13 107 (4.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 106 (4.39%) Java Developer
14 106 (4.39%) Tester
15 104 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 101 (4.18%) AWS DevOps
17 95 (3.93%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 525 (21.73%) Node.js
2 414 (17.14%) .NET
3 403 (16.68%) Ruby on Rails
4 348 (14.40%) RESTful
5 322 (13.33%) HTML
6 308 (12.75%) CSS
7 285 (11.80%) ASP.NET
8 272 (11.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 268 (11.09%) React
10 264 (10.93%) AngularJS
11 257 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
12 230 (9.52%) .NET Framework
12 230 (9.52%) WCF
13 211 (8.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 204 (8.44%) Entity Framework
15 190 (7.86%) Web Services
16 181 (7.49%) Code First Entity Framework
17 134 (5.55%) REST
18 105 (4.35%) Spring
19 95 (3.93%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 266 (11.01%) Fintech
2 196 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 155 (6.42%) Greenfield Project
4 114 (4.72%) Mobile App
5 99 (4.10%) Public Cloud
6 84 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
7 71 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
8 70 (2.90%) Data Centre
9 69 (2.86%) User Experience
10 58 (2.40%) Derivative
10 58 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 57 (2.36%) Hedge funds
12 55 (2.28%) Linux Command Line
13 54 (2.24%) Equities
14 50 (2.07%) Private Cloud
15 47 (1.95%) Bitcoin
15 47 (1.95%) Fixed Income
16 44 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
17 36 (1.49%) Social Media
18 34 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 815 (33.73%) Linux
2 217 (8.98%) Windows
3 206 (8.53%) Unix
4 89 (3.68%) Android
4 89 (3.68%) Apple iOS
5 79 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 69 (2.86%) CentOS
7 50 (2.07%) Ubuntu
8 31 (1.28%) Fedora
9 19 (0.79%) Windows Server
10 18 (0.75%) Nucleus RTOS
11 16 (0.66%) Debian
12 15 (0.62%) Solaris
12 15 (0.62%) SUSE
13 13 (0.54%) VMS
14 12 (0.50%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (0.41%) FreeNAS
17 9 (0.37%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.29%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,239 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 846 (35.02%) DevOps
3 708 (29.30%) TDD
4 536 (22.19%) BDD
5 458 (18.96%) Continuous Integration
6 417 (17.26%) Test Automation
7 337 (13.95%) Software Engineering
8 322 (13.33%) MVC
9 305 (12.62%) Configuration Management
10 295 (12.21%) Scrum
11 270 (11.18%) Web Application Development
12 266 (11.01%) Open Source
13 212 (8.77%) Microservices
14 179 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
15 168 (6.95%) Problem-Solving
16 145 (6.00%) Front End Development
17 144 (5.96%) E-Commerce
18 125 (5.17%) Deployment Automation
19 121 (5.01%) Mentoring
20 120 (4.97%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,364 (56.46%) Python
2 922 (38.16%) Java
3 701 (29.01%) JavaScript
4 556 (23.01%) C#
5 498 (20.61%) Bash Shell
6 407 (16.85%) Perl
7 387 (16.02%) SQL
8 328 (13.58%) Go
9 263 (10.89%) C++
10 215 (8.90%) Scala
11 203 (8.40%) PHP
12 173 (7.16%) PowerShell
13 122 (5.05%) C
14 116 (4.80%) Elixir
15 91 (3.77%) Korn
16 90 (3.73%) Bourne shell
17 63 (2.61%) ES6
18 58 (2.40%) Shell Script
19 56 (2.32%) Objective-C
20 47 (1.95%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 284 (11.75%) Degree
2 74 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 62 (2.57%) Security Cleared
4 34 (1.41%) AWS Certification
4 34 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
4 34 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 27 (1.12%) OSCP
6 24 (0.99%) CEH
7 22 (0.91%) DV Cleared
8 21 (0.87%) CISSP
9 18 (0.75%) RHCE
10 15 (0.62%) RHCSA
11 14 (0.58%) GCIH
12 13 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (0.50%) ISTQB
13 12 (0.50%) Master's Degree
14 11 (0.46%) CREST Certified
15 10 (0.41%) CCNP
15 10 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (0.37%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (8.90%) QA
2 74 (3.06%) GCP
3 33 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.37%) EMIR
5 9 (0.37%) MiFID
6 6 (0.25%) GDPR
7 4 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.17%) FATCA
7 4 (0.17%) PSD2
8 3 (0.12%) DICOM
8 3 (0.12%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.12%) HL7
9 1 (0.041%) FedRAMP
9 1 (0.041%) SLA
System Software
1 655 (27.11%) Docker
2 53 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
4 31 (1.28%) HDFS
5 30 (1.24%) Active Directory
6 20 (0.83%) NFS
7 17 (0.70%) Snort
7 17 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.54%) Hyper-V
8 13 (0.54%) iptables
9 10 (0.41%) Apache Flume
10 9 (0.37%) VirtualBox
11 8 (0.33%) vSphere
12 7 (0.29%) LXC
13 5 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.21%) VMware NSX
14 4 (0.17%) Varnish
14 4 (0.17%) vCloud
14 4 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 518 (21.44%) Ansible
2 498 (20.61%) Puppet
3 433 (17.92%) Opscode Chef
4 390 (16.14%) Kubernetes
5 289 (11.96%) Terraform
6 115 (4.76%) Nagios
7 114 (4.72%) Salt
8 72 (2.98%) ZABBIX
9 68 (2.81%) Docker Swarm
10 53 (2.19%) Kibana
11 52 (2.15%) Packer
12 45 (1.86%) Grafana
13 38 (1.57%) Consul
14 36 (1.49%) Prometheus
15 25 (1.03%) logstash
16 24 (0.99%) Graphite
16 24 (0.99%) Mesos
17 23 (0.95%) Capistrano
17 23 (0.95%) HAProxy
17 23 (0.95%) Icinga
Vendors
1 230 (9.52%) Google
2 152 (6.29%) Microsoft
3 138 (5.71%) Oracle
4 130 (5.38%) Red Hat
5 109 (4.51%) VMware
6 95 (3.93%) Splunk
7 74 (3.06%) New Relic
8 52 (2.15%) Facebook
9 49 (2.03%) Bloomberg
10 48 (1.99%) Apple
11 46 (1.90%) Reuters
12 38 (1.57%) FXall
12 38 (1.57%) MarketAxess
12 38 (1.57%) Tradeweb
13 31 (1.28%) Atlassian
14 29 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
14 29 (1.20%) Sony
14 29 (1.20%) Yahoo!
15 24 (0.99%) AppDynamics
16 23 (0.95%) WorldPay