Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > London
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 80 81
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 +27
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2,472 2,528 3,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.54% 3.71% 3.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.35% 6.71% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,082 2,306 2,836
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £39,875
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 38,936 37,664 45,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.72% 55.32% 54.11%
Number of salaries quoted 32,599 32,581 39,981
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -19 428 £67,000 +3.08% 91
West London -16 57 £62,500 +8.70% 39
South London -33 41 £57,500 +43.75% 4
East London +19 29 £50,000 -31.03% 22
North London -8 2 £42,500 -27.66% 1
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 1,351 (54.65%) Python
2 1,303 (52.71%) Agile Software Development
3 967 (39.12%) Java
4 876 (35.44%) Amazon AWS
5 846 (34.22%) DevOps
6 815 (32.97%) JavaScript
7 783 (31.67%) Linux
8 711 (28.76%) TDD
9 643 (26.01%) Git (software)
10 580 (23.46%) Docker
11 575 (23.26%) C#
12 558 (22.57%) Jenkins
13 550 (22.25%) Node.js
14 538 (21.76%) Finance
15 537 (21.72%) BDD
16 528 (21.36%) Ansible
17 505 (20.43%) Puppet
18 492 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
18 492 (19.90%) Ruby on Rails
19 473 (19.13%) Bash Shell
20 457 (18.49%) .NET
21 435 (17.60%) Opscode Chef
22 425 (17.19%) NoSQL
23 396 (16.02%) Test Automation
23 396 (16.02%) SQL
24 388 (15.70%) RESTful
25 373 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
26 370 (14.97%) Perl
27 344 (13.92%) Kubernetes
28 343 (13.88%) SQL Server

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
1 174 (7.04%) Elasticsearch
2 136 (5.50%) Apache
3 90 (3.64%) Apache Spark
4 80 (3.24%) nginx
5 62 (2.51%) Tomcat
6 56 (2.27%) OpenStack
7 48 (1.94%) Cloud Foundry
8 47 (1.90%) Ethereum
9 45 (1.82%) Confluence
10 28 (1.13%) CMS
10 28 (1.13%) IIS
11 27 (1.09%) SharePoint
12 21 (0.85%) CloudStack
12 21 (0.85%) Hyperledger
13 16 (0.65%) Apache Solr
14 14 (0.57%) JBoss
15 10 (0.40%) Jetty
15 10 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
16 9 (0.36%) EPiServer
17 8 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.24%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.12%) InDesign
6 1 (0.040%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.85%) thinkFolio
3 12 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
4 11 (0.44%) Magento
5 7 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.16%) Shopify
7 3 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.081%) CSG Singleview
8 2 (0.081%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 2 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.040%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.040%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 876 (35.44%) Amazon AWS
2 373 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 207 (8.37%) GitHub
4 156 (6.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 140 (5.66%) SaaS
6 106 (4.29%) OpenShift
7 84 (3.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 78 (3.16%) IaaS
9 77 (3.11%) PaaS
10 72 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
11 66 (2.67%) Heroku
12 56 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
13 46 (1.86%) Amazon S3
14 42 (1.70%) Office 365
15 39 (1.58%) Slack
16 31 (1.25%) Serverless
17 28 (1.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 23 (0.93%) OneDrive
19 22 (0.89%) CloudBees
20 18 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 146 (5.91%) TCP/IP
2 105 (4.25%) DNS
3 102 (4.13%) Internet
4 92 (3.72%) HTTP
5 79 (3.20%) Firewall
6 52 (2.10%) VPN
7 28 (1.13%) SMTP
8 22 (0.89%) SSL
9 18 (0.73%) Sourcefire
10 16 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (0.57%) Wireless
13 13 (0.53%) Network Security
14 12 (0.49%) Ethernet
14 12 (0.49%) Skype
15 10 (0.40%) Broadband
15 10 (0.40%) VLAN
16 9 (0.36%) OSPF
17 8 (0.32%) IMAP
18 7 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 425 (17.19%) NoSQL
2 343 (13.88%) SQL Server
3 303 (12.26%) MySQL
4 248 (10.03%) PostgreSQL
5 169 (6.84%) MongoDB
6 155 (6.27%) Redis
7 129 (5.22%) SQL Server 2016
8 122 (4.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 119 (4.81%) SQL Server 2014
10 111 (4.49%) Big Data
11 100 (4.05%) Blockchain
12 99 (4.00%) Hadoop
13 94 (3.80%) Relational Database
14 28 (1.13%) RDBMS
15 22 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
15 22 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
16 21 (0.85%) MariaDB
17 19 (0.77%) InfluxDB
18 15 (0.61%) Apache Accumulo
18 15 (0.61%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 643 (26.01%) Git (software)
2 558 (22.57%) Jenkins
3 251 (10.15%) Cucumber
4 242 (9.79%) Selenium
5 154 (6.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 124 (5.02%) JIRA
7 106 (4.29%) Sonatype Nexus
8 104 (4.21%) Maven
9 96 (3.88%) Subversion
10 91 (3.68%) TeamCity
11 78 (3.16%) RSpec
12 77 (3.11%) WebDriver
13 61 (2.47%) JMeter
13 61 (2.47%) SoapUI
14 59 (2.39%) Appium
15 58 (2.35%) Gradle
16 55 (2.22%) GitLab
17 49 (1.98%) JUnit
18 47 (1.90%) Bitbucket
19 46 (1.86%) Vagrant
General
1 538 (21.76%) Finance
2 184 (7.44%) Retail
3 181 (7.32%) Banking
4 121 (4.89%) Games
5 116 (4.69%) Advertising
6 57 (2.31%) Marketing
6 57 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 50 (2.02%) Front Office
7 50 (2.02%) Legal
8 43 (1.74%) Law
9 23 (0.93%) French Language
10 21 (0.85%) German Language
10 21 (0.85%) Italian Language
11 19 (0.77%) Investment Banking
12 15 (0.61%) Publishing
13 13 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.40%) Russian Language
15 9 (0.36%) Back Office
15 9 (0.36%) Billing
16 8 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,054 (42.64%) Developer
2 410 (16.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 260 (10.52%) .NET Developer
4 220 (8.90%) Ruby Developer
5 191 (7.73%) Senior Developer
6 171 (6.92%) Cloud Engineer
7 152 (6.15%) Java Developer
8 149 (6.03%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 145 (5.87%) C# Developer
10 130 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 130 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
11 127 (5.14%) AWS Engineer
12 121 (4.89%) ASP.NET Developer
12 121 (4.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 118 (4.77%) AWS DevOps
14 115 (4.65%) Software Engineer
15 107 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 106 (4.29%) Full Stack Developer
17 105 (4.25%) Consultant
18 104 (4.21%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 550 (22.25%) Node.js
2 492 (19.90%) Ruby on Rails
3 457 (18.49%) .NET
4 388 (15.70%) RESTful
5 342 (13.83%) AngularJS
6 327 (13.23%) HTML
7 313 (12.66%) CSS
8 280 (11.33%) ASP.NET
9 268 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 266 (10.76%) React
11 253 (10.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 243 (9.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 234 (9.47%) Web Services
14 211 (8.54%) WCF
15 199 (8.05%) .NET Framework
16 173 (7.00%) Entity Framework
17 171 (6.92%) Code First Entity Framework
18 154 (6.23%) REST
19 122 (4.94%) Spring
20 100 (4.05%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 289 (11.69%) Fintech
2 202 (8.17%) Computer Science
3 192 (7.77%) Greenfield Project
4 120 (4.85%) Public Cloud
5 112 (4.53%) User Experience
6 111 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
7 98 (3.96%) Mobile App
8 85 (3.44%) Private Cloud
9 80 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
10 70 (2.83%) Data Centre
11 57 (2.31%) Social Media
12 52 (2.10%) Linux Command Line
13 43 (1.74%) Bitcoin
13 43 (1.74%) Hedge funds
14 40 (1.62%) Algorithms
14 40 (1.62%) BBC
14 40 (1.62%) Management Information System
15 35 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
16 33 (1.33%) Cloud Native
17 31 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 783 (31.67%) Linux
2 199 (8.05%) Unix
3 196 (7.93%) Windows
4 102 (4.13%) Apple iOS
5 92 (3.72%) Android
6 82 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 69 (2.79%) CentOS
8 40 (1.62%) Ubuntu
9 23 (0.93%) Nucleus RTOS
10 14 (0.57%) Fedora
11 12 (0.49%) Solaris
11 12 (0.49%) Windows Server
12 11 (0.44%) CoreOS
12 11 (0.44%) Windows Phone
13 10 (0.40%) Debian
14 7 (0.28%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.16%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.16%) SUSE
16 3 (0.12%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,303 (52.71%) Agile Software Development
2 846 (34.22%) DevOps
3 711 (28.76%) TDD
4 537 (21.72%) BDD
5 492 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
6 396 (16.02%) Test Automation
7 336 (13.59%) Software Engineering
8 322 (13.03%) MVC
9 312 (12.62%) Configuration Management
10 285 (11.53%) Open Source
11 282 (11.41%) Web Application Development
12 280 (11.33%) Scrum
13 258 (10.44%) Microservices
14 238 (9.63%) Continuous Delivery
15 203 (8.21%) E-Commerce
16 194 (7.85%) Problem-Solving
17 152 (6.15%) Mentoring
18 151 (6.11%) Machine Learning
19 144 (5.83%) OO
20 132 (5.34%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,351 (54.65%) Python
2 967 (39.12%) Java
3 815 (32.97%) JavaScript
4 575 (23.26%) C#
5 473 (19.13%) Bash Shell
6 396 (16.02%) SQL
7 370 (14.97%) Perl
8 332 (13.43%) PHP
9 301 (12.18%) Go
10 217 (8.78%) Scala
11 210 (8.50%) C++
12 166 (6.72%) PowerShell
13 123 (4.98%) C
14 100 (4.05%) Elixir
15 74 (2.99%) Shell Script
16 65 (2.63%) Groovy
17 62 (2.51%) Korn
18 61 (2.47%) Bourne shell
19 53 (2.14%) ES6
20 47 (1.90%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 230 (9.30%) Degree
2 93 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 69 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 62 (2.51%) SC Cleared
5 52 (2.10%) CISSP
6 33 (1.33%) AWS Certification
7 29 (1.17%) CISA
7 29 (1.17%) GIAC
8 25 (1.01%) CEH
8 25 (1.01%) CISM
8 25 (1.01%) OSCP
9 24 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
10 22 (0.89%) ISTQB
11 19 (0.77%) GCIH
12 17 (0.69%) DV Cleared
13 16 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 16 (0.65%) Master's Degree
14 10 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.36%) CREST Certified
16 7 (0.28%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (7.24%) QA
2 64 (2.59%) GCP
3 40 (1.62%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.53%) GDPR
6 10 (0.40%) GPG13
7 4 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.16%) EMIR
7 4 (0.16%) MiFID
7 4 (0.16%) PSD2
7 4 (0.16%) SLA
8 3 (0.12%) DICOM
8 3 (0.12%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.12%) HL7
9 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 580 (23.46%) Docker
2 47 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.50%) HDFS
4 24 (0.97%) iptables
5 19 (0.77%) Snort
6 15 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.57%) vSphere
8 13 (0.53%) VirtualBox
9 12 (0.49%) KVM
9 12 (0.49%) Varnish
10 11 (0.44%) NFS
11 9 (0.36%) Active Directory
11 9 (0.36%) Hyper-V
12 8 (0.32%) LXC
12 8 (0.32%) VMware NSX
13 7 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (0.24%) Apache Flume
15 5 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 4 (0.16%) vCloud
16 4 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 528 (21.36%) Ansible
2 505 (20.43%) Puppet
3 435 (17.60%) Opscode Chef
4 344 (13.92%) Kubernetes
5 245 (9.91%) Terraform
6 125 (5.06%) Nagios
7 99 (4.00%) Salt
8 59 (2.39%) ZABBIX
9 49 (1.98%) Packer
10 41 (1.66%) Docker Swarm
11 37 (1.50%) Grafana
11 37 (1.50%) Kibana
12 35 (1.42%) logstash
13 33 (1.33%) Icinga
14 31 (1.25%) Consul
14 31 (1.25%) HAProxy
15 27 (1.09%) Rundeck
16 23 (0.93%) Graphite
17 21 (0.85%) Suricata
18 19 (0.77%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 236 (9.55%) Google
2 170 (6.88%) Microsoft
3 125 (5.06%) Oracle
4 119 (4.81%) Red Hat
5 107 (4.33%) Splunk
6 89 (3.60%) Facebook
7 87 (3.52%) VMware
8 57 (2.31%) New Relic
9 49 (1.98%) Apple
10 44 (1.78%) WorldPay
11 43 (1.74%) Atlassian
12 37 (1.50%) Sony
12 37 (1.50%) Yahoo!
13 31 (1.25%) SaltStack
14 29 (1.17%) Cisco
15 25 (1.01%) Bloomberg
15 25 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
16 24 (0.97%) AppDynamics
17 23 (0.93%) Reuters
18 21 (0.85%) Qualys