Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > London
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 96 99
Rank change year-on-year -33 +3 -25
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 1,458 2,340 2,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.60% 3.39% 3.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.63% 5.96% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,145 2,002 2,164
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 31,484 39,254 40,648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.15% 56.80% 55.19%
Number of salaries quoted 26,470 32,279 32,694
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019. 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 -13 300 £70,000 - 93
West London +1 26 £52,500 -25.00% 32
South London -7 18 £65,000 +13.04% 12
East London +20 10 £80,000 +60.00% 20
North London +6 3 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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.

1 914 (62.69%) Python
2 821 (56.31%) Agile Software Development
3 619 (42.46%) Amazon AWS
4 579 (39.71%) DevOps
5 522 (35.80%) Java
6 494 (33.88%) Linux
7 489 (33.54%) Docker
8 394 (27.02%) JavaScript
9 386 (26.47%) Ansible
10 385 (26.41%) Puppet
11 380 (26.06%) Kubernetes
12 377 (25.86%) TDD
13 352 (24.14%) C#
14 340 (23.32%) Git (software)
15 339 (23.25%) Microsoft Azure
16 323 (22.15%) BDD
16 323 (22.15%) Opscode Chef
17 263 (18.04%) Terraform
18 260 (17.83%) Node.js
19 257 (17.63%) Finance
20 241 (16.53%) Jenkins
20 241 (16.53%) Bash Shell
20 241 (16.53%) Test Automation
21 238 (16.32%) Software Engineering
21 238 (16.32%) Continuous Integration
22 235 (16.12%) SQL Server
23 224 (15.36%) NoSQL
24 218 (14.95%) Scrum
25 212 (14.54%) RESTful
26 211 (14.47%) .NET

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 93 (6.38%) Apache
2 82 (5.62%) Tomcat
3 65 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
4 60 (4.12%) OpenStack
5 34 (2.33%) nginx
6 33 (2.26%) Confluence
7 23 (1.58%) Apache Spark
8 22 (1.51%) JBoss
9 19 (1.30%) IIS
10 17 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
11 13 (0.89%) CMS
11 13 (0.89%) WebSphere
12 12 (0.82%) CloudStack
13 10 (0.69%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.48%) WordPress
15 6 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 6 (0.41%) Apache TomEE
15 6 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.34%) ColdFusion
16 5 (0.34%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.069%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.069%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.069%) SPSS
1 1 (0.069%) Stata
Business Applications
1 39 (2.67%) Payment Gateway
2 14 (0.96%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.27%) Eze OMS
3 4 (0.27%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.14%) Magento
5 1 (0.069%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.069%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.069%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 619 (42.46%) Amazon AWS
2 339 (23.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 182 (12.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 118 (8.09%) SaaS
5 74 (5.08%) OpenShift
6 65 (4.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 56 (3.84%) IaaS
8 55 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
9 54 (3.70%) PaaS
10 52 (3.57%) Serverless
11 44 (3.02%) Amazon EC2
11 44 (3.02%) Amazon S3
11 44 (3.02%) GitHub
12 36 (2.47%) Amazon ECS
13 35 (2.40%) AWS Lambda
14 31 (2.13%) Office 365
15 28 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 27 (1.85%) G Suite
17 26 (1.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 22 (1.51%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 100 (6.86%) Firewall
2 44 (3.02%) TCP/IP
3 32 (2.19%) DNS
4 27 (1.85%) VPN
5 21 (1.44%) Internet
6 17 (1.17%) DHCP
7 15 (1.03%) HTTP
8 14 (0.96%) Network Security
9 11 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (0.69%) SMS
11 6 (0.41%) SMTP
12 5 (0.34%) LAN
12 5 (0.34%) VoIP
12 5 (0.34%) WAN
13 4 (0.27%) Asterisk PBX
13 4 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.27%) Kerberos
14 3 (0.21%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.21%) Skype
14 3 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (16.12%) SQL Server
2 224 (15.36%) NoSQL
3 167 (11.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 155 (10.63%) MySQL
5 62 (4.25%) PostgreSQL
6 57 (3.91%) MongoDB
7 36 (2.47%) Relational Database
8 34 (2.33%) Neo4j
9 32 (2.19%) Big Data
10 28 (1.92%) CouchDB
10 28 (1.92%) Redis
11 21 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
11 21 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (1.17%) RDBMS
13 16 (1.10%) Data Lake
14 15 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 15 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
14 15 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (0.89%) Hadoop
15 13 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 340 (23.32%) Git (software)
2 241 (16.53%) Jenkins
3 171 (11.73%) Selenium
4 122 (8.37%) Cucumber
5 89 (6.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 88 (6.04%) WebDriver
7 77 (5.28%) JIRA
8 67 (4.60%) TeamCity
9 59 (4.05%) Appium
10 57 (3.91%) RSpec
11 55 (3.77%) JMeter
12 36 (2.47%) Calabash
13 35 (2.40%) SoapUI
14 34 (2.33%) WATIR
15 32 (2.19%) GitLab
16 31 (2.13%) git-flow
17 29 (1.99%) Maven
18 28 (1.92%) Hudson
19 26 (1.78%) JUnit
19 26 (1.78%) Ranorex
General
1 257 (17.63%) Finance
2 122 (8.37%) Banking
3 93 (6.38%) Retail
4 83 (5.69%) Games
5 65 (4.46%) Public Sector
6 38 (2.61%) Marketing
7 34 (2.33%) Law
8 26 (1.78%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.30%) Front Office
10 18 (1.23%) German Language
11 17 (1.17%) French Language
11 17 (1.17%) Italian Language
11 17 (1.17%) Spanish Language
12 16 (1.10%) Legal
13 13 (0.89%) Telecoms
14 11 (0.75%) Advertising
14 11 (0.75%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.62%) Billing
15 9 (0.62%) Digital Economy
16 4 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 469 (32.17%) Developer
2 298 (20.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 167 (11.45%) .NET Developer
4 143 (9.81%) Cloud Engineer
5 139 (9.53%) C# Developer
6 131 (8.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 107 (7.34%) AWS Engineer
8 105 (7.20%) Software Engineer
9 103 (7.06%) ASP.NET Developer
9 103 (7.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 86 (5.90%) Ruby Developer
11 83 (5.69%) Test Engineer
12 75 (5.14%) Junior
13 71 (4.87%) AWS DevOps
14 63 (4.32%) Ruby on Rails Developer
14 63 (4.32%) Test Automation Engineer
15 60 (4.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 59 (4.05%) Architect
17 54 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
18 53 (3.64%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (17.83%) Node.js
2 212 (14.54%) RESTful
3 211 (14.47%) .NET
4 205 (14.06%) Ruby on Rails
5 169 (11.59%) ASP.NET
6 167 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 167 (11.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 163 (11.18%) WCF
8 162 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 162 (11.11%) Entity Framework
9 154 (10.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 154 (10.56%) Code First Entity Framework
10 134 (9.19%) HTML
11 120 (8.23%) CSS
12 97 (6.65%) Web Services
13 96 (6.58%) AngularJS
14 88 (6.04%) React
15 70 (4.80%) REST
16 68 (4.66%) Spring
17 64 (4.39%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 149 (10.22%) Public Cloud
2 117 (8.02%) Greenfield Project
3 84 (5.76%) Data Centre
4 66 (4.53%) Mobile App
5 61 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
6 59 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
7 53 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
8 48 (3.29%) User Experience
9 36 (2.47%) Cloud Native
9 36 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
10 28 (1.92%) Hedge funds
11 26 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
12 22 (1.51%) Virtual Team
13 19 (1.30%) Derivative
13 19 (1.30%) Fixed Income
13 19 (1.30%) Private Cloud
14 18 (1.23%) Equities
14 18 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 17 (1.17%) PKI
16 14 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 494 (33.88%) Linux
2 179 (12.28%) Windows
3 99 (6.79%) Unix
4 62 (4.25%) Apple iOS
5 59 (4.05%) CentOS
6 43 (2.95%) Android
7 35 (2.40%) Ubuntu
8 23 (1.58%) Windows Server
9 21 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (1.17%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.82%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.34%) Debian
13 3 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.21%) Robot Operating System
13 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.14%) FreeNAS
14 2 (0.14%) Solaris
15 1 (0.069%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 821 (56.31%) Agile Software Development
2 579 (39.71%) DevOps
3 377 (25.86%) TDD
4 323 (22.15%) BDD
5 241 (16.53%) Test Automation
6 238 (16.32%) Continuous Integration
6 238 (16.32%) Software Engineering
7 218 (14.95%) Scrum
8 199 (13.65%) MVC
9 180 (12.35%) Configuration Management
10 170 (11.66%) Web Application Development
11 169 (11.59%) Open Source
12 162 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
13 160 (10.97%) Infrastructure as Code
14 147 (10.08%) Fintech
15 138 (9.47%) Continuous Delivery
16 133 (9.12%) Microservices
17 131 (8.98%) Mentoring
18 118 (8.09%) Computer Science
19 100 (6.86%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 914 (62.69%) Python
2 522 (35.80%) Java
3 394 (27.02%) JavaScript
4 352 (24.14%) C#
5 241 (16.53%) Bash Shell
6 203 (13.92%) Go
7 169 (11.59%) Perl
8 157 (10.77%) PHP
9 155 (10.63%) PowerShell
10 143 (9.81%) C++
11 123 (8.44%) SQL
12 122 (8.37%) Scala
13 77 (5.28%) Groovy
14 53 (3.64%) C
15 50 (3.43%) Java 8
16 33 (2.26%) Shell Script
17 32 (2.19%) Apple Swift
18 29 (1.99%) Elixir
19 24 (1.65%) Objective-C
20 22 (1.51%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 175 (12.00%) Degree
2 66 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 38 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 33 (2.26%) SC Cleared
5 24 (1.65%) ISTQB
6 18 (1.23%) DV Cleared
7 15 (1.03%) AWS Certification
8 11 (0.75%) CISSP
9 10 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
10 9 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.48%) ISEB
12 6 (0.41%) GIAC
13 5 (0.34%) CIPD
13 5 (0.34%) CISA
13 5 (0.34%) CISM
13 5 (0.34%) GISF
13 5 (0.34%) GSEC
14 3 (0.21%) PhD
14 3 (0.21%) RHCE
14 3 (0.21%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (5.42%) QA
2 6 (0.41%) HIPAA
2 6 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (0.41%) SLA
3 5 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.14%) GDPR
5 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 17025
5 1 (0.069%) NIST
5 1 (0.069%) PMO
System Software
1 489 (33.54%) Docker
2 26 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
3 25 (1.71%) Active Directory
4 21 (1.44%) vSphere
5 16 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (0.89%) Xen
7 12 (0.82%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 10 (0.69%) Varnish
9 8 (0.55%) HDFS
10 3 (0.21%) KVM
11 2 (0.14%) iptables
11 2 (0.14%) pfSense
11 2 (0.14%) vCloud
11 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.069%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.069%) Ceph
12 1 (0.069%) NFS
12 1 (0.069%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.069%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 386 (26.47%) Ansible
2 385 (26.41%) Puppet
3 380 (26.06%) Kubernetes
4 323 (22.15%) Opscode Chef
5 263 (18.04%) Terraform
6 92 (6.31%) Salt
7 78 (5.35%) Packer
8 70 (4.80%) Prometheus
9 48 (3.29%) Rancher
10 45 (3.09%) Consul
10 45 (3.09%) Nagios
11 43 (2.95%) Grafana
12 42 (2.88%) Docker Swarm
13 41 (2.81%) ZABBIX
14 31 (2.13%) Graphite
15 26 (1.78%) Kibana
16 21 (1.44%) Icinga
17 18 (1.23%) Opsview
18 17 (1.17%) HP SiteScope
19 15 (1.03%) Mesos
Vendors
1 152 (10.43%) Google
2 117 (8.02%) Microsoft
3 91 (6.24%) Oracle
4 46 (3.16%) Splunk
5 40 (2.74%) Red Hat
6 36 (2.47%) New Relic
7 35 (2.40%) Spotify
8 34 (2.33%) WorldPay
9 33 (2.26%) Apple
10 29 (1.99%) AppDynamics
11 25 (1.71%) IBM
12 23 (1.58%) CyberArk
13 19 (1.30%) PagerDuty
13 19 (1.30%) VMware
14 18 (1.23%) Perforce
14 18 (1.23%) SaltStack
15 17 (1.17%) Sun
16 15 (1.03%) Bloomberg
16 15 (1.03%) ION Trading
16 15 (1.03%) Reuters