Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 155 107 96
Rank change year-on-year -48 -11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 873 1,748 2,340
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.25% 2.98% 3.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.95% 5.27% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 721 1,563 2,087
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £40,500 £35,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +14.29% -

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 22,081 33,186 38,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 57.02% 56.52% 56.02%
Number of salaries quoted 18,278 27,848 32,053
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 2020. 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 -23 173 £72,500 +3.57% 25
South London +32 40 £65,000 -3.70% 1
West London +7 25 £65,000 +23.81% 6
East London +18 13 £53,750 -32.81% 7
North London -7 2 £55,000 +50.68%
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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.

1 535 (61.28%) Python
2 422 (48.34%) Agile Software Development
3 412 (47.19%) AWS
4 402 (46.05%) Java
5 367 (42.04%) DevOps
6 355 (40.66%) JavaScript
7 339 (38.83%) Docker
8 279 (31.96%) Kubernetes
9 270 (30.93%) Linux
10 229 (26.23%) Git (software)
11 226 (25.89%) Azure
12 210 (24.05%) Ansible
13 203 (23.25%) Jenkins
14 188 (21.53%) TDD
15 187 (21.42%) Terraform
16 186 (21.31%) Ruby on Rails
17 178 (20.39%) Test Automation
17 178 (20.39%) C#
18 174 (19.93%) Go
19 173 (19.82%) Finance
20 158 (18.10%) Microservices
21 155 (17.75%) Puppet
22 151 (17.30%) Software Engineering
23 149 (17.07%) GCP
24 136 (15.58%) Open Source
25 130 (14.89%) Fintech
26 121 (13.86%) Node.js
27 116 (13.29%) RESTful
27 116 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
28 114 (13.06%) HTML

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 30 (3.44%) Tomcat
2 29 (3.32%) Apache
2 29 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
4 17 (1.95%) CMS
5 14 (1.60%) OpenStack
6 9 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (0.92%) nginx
8 7 (0.80%) CloudStack
9 6 (0.69%) IIS
10 5 (0.57%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.34%) Confluence
11 3 (0.34%) JBoss
12 2 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.23%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.23%) Apache TomEE
12 2 (0.23%) WordPress
13 1 (0.11%) Drupal
13 1 (0.11%) Ethereum
13 1 (0.11%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.46%) Sketch
1 4 (0.46%) Zeplin
2 3 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) Magento
2 3 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.34%) Shopify
3 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 412 (47.19%) AWS
2 226 (25.89%) Azure
3 149 (17.07%) GCP
4 73 (8.36%) SaaS
5 61 (6.99%) Serverless
6 60 (6.87%) GitHub
7 35 (4.01%) AWS Lambda
7 35 (4.01%) Heroku
7 35 (4.01%) PaaS
8 34 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
8 34 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
9 30 (3.44%) Amazon S3
10 24 (2.75%) IaaS
11 22 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
12 21 (2.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 17 (1.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 16 (1.83%) Amazon ECS
15 11 (1.26%) Amazon ELB
15 11 (1.26%) Amazon Glacier
15 11 (1.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.15%) DNS
2 33 (3.78%) Firewall
2 33 (3.78%) HTTP
3 30 (3.44%) Internet
4 28 (3.21%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.37%) FTP
5 12 (1.37%) SMTP
5 12 (1.37%) SSH
5 12 (1.37%) VPN
6 8 (0.92%) Software-Defined Networking
7 7 (0.80%) Network Security
8 5 (0.57%) DHCP
9 4 (0.46%) IPv6
9 4 (0.46%) SNMP
10 3 (0.34%) PBX
11 2 (0.23%) AMQP
11 2 (0.23%) Broadband
11 2 (0.23%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.11%) IMAP
12 1 (0.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 62 (7.10%) MySQL
3 61 (6.99%) NoSQL
4 47 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (4.70%) MongoDB
6 34 (3.89%) Relational Database
7 32 (3.67%) Redis
8 31 (3.55%) SQL Server 2016
9 17 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
10 13 (1.49%) Big Data
10 13 (1.49%) QlikView
11 11 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.15%) SQL Server 2019
13 8 (0.92%) Cosmos DB
13 8 (0.92%) CouchDB
13 8 (0.92%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.69%) Neo4j
14 6 (0.69%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 229 (26.23%) Git (software)
2 203 (23.25%) Jenkins
3 68 (7.79%) RSpec
4 61 (6.99%) Selenium
5 52 (5.96%) TeamCity
6 50 (5.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 41 (4.70%) Cucumber
8 37 (4.24%) WebDriver
9 33 (3.78%) GitLab
10 29 (3.32%) Vagrant
11 28 (3.21%) Calabash
12 27 (3.09%) Subversion
13 24 (2.75%) JIRA
14 17 (1.95%) Appium
14 17 (1.95%) Charles Proxy
15 16 (1.83%) CircleCI
15 16 (1.83%) git-flow
15 16 (1.83%) Xcode
16 15 (1.72%) Maven
17 13 (1.49%) Cypress.io
General
1 173 (19.82%) Finance
2 44 (5.04%) Marketing
3 42 (4.81%) Games
4 28 (3.21%) Law
5 27 (3.09%) Retail
6 25 (2.86%) Legal
7 23 (2.63%) Banking
8 10 (1.15%) Publishing
9 8 (0.92%) Billing
9 8 (0.92%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.80%) Public Sector
11 5 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.46%) Advertising
13 3 (0.34%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.23%) French Language
14 2 (0.23%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.11%) Back Office
15 1 (0.11%) Front Office
15 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 265 (30.36%) Developer
2 182 (20.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 86 (9.85%) Ruby Developer
4 78 (8.93%) Software Engineer
5 68 (7.79%) Senior Developer
6 48 (5.50%) Cloud Engineer
7 43 (4.93%) Ruby Engineer
8 38 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 38 (4.35%) Software Developer
9 34 (3.89%) QA Engineer
10 33 (3.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 31 (3.55%) .NET Developer
11 31 (3.55%) Test Engineer
12 29 (3.32%) Administrator
12 29 (3.32%) Java Engineer
12 29 (3.32%) Java Software Engineer
12 29 (3.32%) Junior
13 28 (3.21%) Technical Leader
14 27 (3.09%) Senior Software Engineer
15 26 (2.98%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (21.31%) Ruby on Rails
2 121 (13.86%) Node.js
3 116 (13.29%) RESTful
4 114 (13.06%) CSS
4 114 (13.06%) HTML
5 102 (11.68%) React
6 101 (11.57%) REST
7 98 (11.23%) .NET
8 61 (6.99%) Kafka
9 51 (5.84%) AngularJS
10 42 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web API
11 41 (4.70%) Redux
12 40 (4.58%) Elastic Stack
13 38 (4.35%) Web Services
14 37 (4.24%) Spring
15 35 (4.01%) JSON
16 32 (3.67%) .NET Core
17 31 (3.55%) .NET Framework
17 31 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
17 31 (3.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 61 (6.99%) Public Cloud
2 44 (5.04%) User Experience
3 42 (4.81%) Data Centre
3 42 (4.81%) Mobile App
4 33 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
5 29 (3.32%) Cloud Native
6 27 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (1.83%) Blog
8 15 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (1.15%) Marketing Technology
10 10 (1.15%) Private Cloud
11 9 (1.03%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (0.69%) NHS
14 5 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.57%) Fixed Income
15 4 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 4 (0.46%) mHealth
Operating Systems
1 270 (30.93%) Linux
2 95 (10.88%) Windows
3 69 (7.90%) Apple iOS
4 61 (6.99%) Android
5 56 (6.41%) Mac OS X
6 40 (4.58%) Unix
7 36 (4.12%) CentOS
8 17 (1.95%) Ubuntu
9 16 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.15%) VMS
11 7 (0.80%) Kali Linux
12 5 (0.57%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.23%) Debian
13 2 (0.23%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.23%) Solaris
13 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
14 1 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.11%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (48.34%) Agile Software Development
2 367 (42.04%) DevOps
3 188 (21.53%) TDD
4 178 (20.39%) Test Automation
5 158 (18.10%) Microservices
6 151 (17.30%) Software Engineering
7 136 (15.58%) Open Source
8 130 (14.89%) Fintech
9 116 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
10 107 (12.26%) BDD
11 100 (11.45%) Scrum
12 94 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
13 92 (10.54%) Continuous Delivery
14 88 (10.08%) Configuration Management
15 73 (8.36%) Mentoring
16 72 (8.25%) Infrastructure as Code
17 62 (7.10%) Coaching
18 57 (6.53%) OOP
19 56 (6.41%) Migration
20 55 (6.30%) OO
Programming Languages
1 535 (61.28%) Python
2 402 (46.05%) Java
3 355 (40.66%) JavaScript
4 178 (20.39%) C#
5 174 (19.93%) Go
6 112 (12.83%) Bash Shell
7 94 (10.77%) PHP
8 93 (10.65%) Perl
9 90 (10.31%) PowerShell
10 71 (8.13%) Scala
11 64 (7.33%) SQL
12 53 (6.07%) TypeScript
13 52 (5.96%) Apple Swift
13 52 (5.96%) Groovy
13 52 (5.96%) Kotlin
14 38 (4.35%) C++
15 29 (3.32%) Java 8
16 21 (2.41%) Objective-C
17 20 (2.29%) Elixir
18 15 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (7.90%) Degree
2 32 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.32%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (2.18%) CEH
5 19 (2.18%) OSCP
6 12 (1.37%) CISSP
6 12 (1.37%) GWAPT
7 7 (0.80%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (0.69%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.23%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.23%) CCIE
10 2 (0.23%) CCNA
10 2 (0.23%) CCNP
10 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.23%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.23%) PhD
10 2 (0.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (8.82%) QA
2 6 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.23%) PMO
4 1 (0.11%) NIST
System Software
1 339 (38.83%) Docker
2 23 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.69%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.23%) NFS
5 2 (0.23%) vCloud
6 1 (0.11%) iptables
6 1 (0.11%) KVM
6 1 (0.11%) LXC
6 1 (0.11%) Varnish
6 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 279 (31.96%) Kubernetes
2 210 (24.05%) Ansible
3 187 (21.42%) Terraform
4 155 (17.75%) Puppet
5 102 (11.68%) Opscode Chef
6 60 (6.87%) Packer
7 45 (5.15%) Mesos
8 34 (3.89%) Prometheus
9 33 (3.78%) Consul
9 33 (3.78%) Salt
10 30 (3.44%) Grafana
11 29 (3.32%) Marathon
12 22 (2.52%) Nagios
13 19 (2.18%) ZABBIX
14 16 (1.83%) Docker Swarm
14 16 (1.83%) Graphite
14 16 (1.83%) Icinga
15 13 (1.49%) Kibana
16 9 (1.03%) Nessus
16 9 (1.03%) Nmap
Vendors
1 62 (7.10%) Google
2 39 (4.47%) Oracle
3 28 (3.21%) Microsoft
4 20 (2.29%) New Relic
5 19 (2.18%) Splunk
6 15 (1.72%) Red Hat
6 15 (1.72%) VMware
7 14 (1.60%) Tableau
8 12 (1.37%) Adobe
8 12 (1.37%) Apple
9 11 (1.26%) hybris
10 9 (1.03%) SaltStack
11 8 (0.92%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.80%) Dynatrace
12 7 (0.80%) IBM
12 7 (0.80%) Netsparker
12 7 (0.80%) Qualys
12 7 (0.80%) Rackspace
13 6 (0.69%) AppDynamics
14 5 (0.57%) Carbon Black