Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > London
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 153 127 97
Rank change year-on-year -26 -30 -2
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 523 1,340 2,101
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.21% 2.61% 3.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.63% 4.63% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 502 1,193 1,952
Median annual salary £72,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.77% - -
10th Percentile £52,500 £36,350 £35,000
90th Percentile £94,000 £96,250 £95,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 14,424 28,969 35,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 60.84% 56.52% 57.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12,380 24,321 30,401
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +33 95 £70,000 +7.69% 57
South London +14 27 £75,000 +15.38% 1
West London +73 10 £60,000 +14.29% 19
North London +27 1 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 333 (63.67%) Python
2 220 (42.07%) JavaScript
3 215 (41.11%) DevOps
4 212 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
5 209 (39.96%) Java
6 204 (39.01%) AWS
7 183 (34.99%) Docker
8 144 (27.53%) Kubernetes
9 134 (25.62%) Jenkins
10 125 (23.90%) Go
11 123 (23.52%) Terraform
12 117 (22.37%) Ansible
13 115 (21.99%) Linux
14 110 (21.03%) Ruby on Rails
15 108 (20.65%) Git (software)
16 107 (20.46%) TDD
17 106 (20.27%) Finance
18 105 (20.08%) Azure
18 105 (20.08%) Node.js
19 102 (19.50%) Continuous Integration
20 96 (18.36%) Configuration Management
21 93 (17.78%) Puppet
22 89 (17.02%) Bash Shell
23 86 (16.44%) C#
24 85 (16.25%) Scrum
25 80 (15.30%) Microservices
26 79 (15.11%) Software Engineering
27 71 (13.58%) GitHub
28 69 (13.19%) PostgreSQL
29 68 (13.00%) GCP

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 35 (6.69%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (4.59%) Confluence
3 12 (2.29%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.91%) Apache
5 7 (1.34%) CMS
6 3 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.38%) nginx
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.19%) Apache TomEE
8 1 (0.19%) JBoss
8 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Sketch
1 1 (0.19%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 19 (3.63%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.57%) Shopify
3 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 204 (39.01%) AWS
2 105 (20.08%) Azure
3 71 (13.58%) GitHub
4 68 (13.00%) GCP
5 61 (11.66%) SaaS
6 42 (8.03%) IaaS
7 38 (7.27%) PaaS
8 33 (6.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 30 (5.74%) Serverless
10 25 (4.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 24 (4.59%) Amazon S3
12 22 (4.21%) Amazon EC2
12 22 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
13 21 (4.02%) AWS Lambda
14 20 (3.82%) Akamai
15 19 (3.63%) Heroku
16 17 (3.25%) Amazon SQS
17 13 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
18 11 (2.10%) iTunes
19 9 (1.72%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.80%) TCP/IP
2 36 (6.88%) DNS
3 14 (2.68%) HTTP
4 13 (2.49%) FTP
4 13 (2.49%) IMAP
4 13 (2.49%) SMTP
5 10 (1.91%) Internet
6 7 (1.34%) Firewall
7 4 (0.76%) ICMP
8 3 (0.57%) Network Security
9 2 (0.38%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.38%) Skype
9 2 (0.38%) VPN
9 2 (0.38%) Wireless
10 1 (0.19%) FIX Connectivity
10 1 (0.19%) Intranet
10 1 (0.19%) LAN
10 1 (0.19%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (0.19%) VLAN
10 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (13.19%) PostgreSQL
2 58 (11.09%) MySQL
3 29 (5.54%) MongoDB
4 24 (4.59%) Redis
5 23 (4.40%) Big Data
5 23 (4.40%) SQL Server
6 22 (4.21%) NoSQL
7 18 (3.44%) Amazon RDS
8 16 (3.06%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (1.34%) Blockchain
11 6 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.96%) Amazon Aurora
12 5 (0.96%) BigQuery
12 5 (0.96%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.57%) Cosmos DB
13 3 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.57%) Looker
13 3 (0.57%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 134 (25.62%) Jenkins
2 108 (20.65%) Git (software)
3 49 (9.37%) JIRA
4 38 (7.27%) Selenium
5 36 (6.88%) TeamCity
6 34 (6.50%) Artifactory
7 30 (5.74%) RSpec
8 29 (5.54%) Bitbucket
8 29 (5.54%) Sonatype Nexus
8 29 (5.54%) Subversion
9 28 (5.35%) Cucumber
10 25 (4.78%) GitLab
11 23 (4.40%) Appium
12 17 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 17 (3.25%) Calabash
12 17 (3.25%) WebDriver
13 13 (2.49%) Gerrit
14 10 (1.91%) Xcode
15 9 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (1.72%) Vagrant
General
1 106 (20.27%) Finance
2 31 (5.93%) Marketing
3 22 (4.21%) Banking
4 17 (3.25%) Public Sector
5 13 (2.49%) Advertising
5 13 (2.49%) Retail
6 8 (1.53%) Front Office
6 8 (1.53%) Games
6 8 (1.53%) Law
7 5 (0.96%) Local Government
8 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 224 (42.83%) Developer
2 91 (17.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 69 (13.19%) Ruby Developer
4 54 (10.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 45 (8.60%) Senior Developer
6 38 (7.27%) Platform Engineer
7 36 (6.88%) Software Developer
8 32 (6.12%) AWS Engineer
9 27 (5.16%) Ruby Engineer
9 27 (5.16%) Senior DevOps
10 26 (4.97%) Architect
10 26 (4.97%) Lead DevOps
11 25 (4.78%) Linux Engineer
11 25 (4.78%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 24 (4.59%) AWS DevOps
12 24 (4.59%) C# Developer
12 24 (4.59%) Lead Developer
13 21 (4.02%) iOS Developer
14 20 (3.82%) Software Engineer
15 19 (3.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (21.03%) Ruby on Rails
2 105 (20.08%) Node.js
3 66 (12.62%) React
4 64 (12.24%) HTML
5 63 (12.05%) Web Services
6 61 (11.66%) CSS
7 54 (10.33%) AngularJS
8 53 (10.13%) RESTful
9 43 (8.22%) Kafka
10 42 (8.03%) React Native
11 37 (7.07%) Vue.js
12 34 (6.50%) PhoneGap
13 33 (6.31%) .NET
14 28 (5.35%) Elastic Stack
15 25 (4.78%) Apache Cordova
15 25 (4.78%) HTML5
15 25 (4.78%) Ionic Framework
15 25 (4.78%) NativeScript
15 25 (4.78%) XML
16 21 (4.02%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (5.93%) Mobile App
3 30 (5.74%) Cloud Native
4 20 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.82%) FMCG
4 20 (3.82%) User Experience
5 19 (3.63%) Public Cloud
6 11 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.91%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.76%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.57%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.57%) Blog
11 3 (0.57%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.38%) Derivative
12 2 (0.38%) Robotics
13 1 (0.19%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 115 (21.99%) Linux
2 45 (8.60%) Unix
3 34 (6.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (5.74%) Apple iOS
5 29 (5.54%) CentOS
6 24 (4.59%) Android
7 22 (4.21%) Windows
8 7 (1.34%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.15%) Fedora
10 2 (0.38%) Debian
10 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Solaris
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (41.11%) DevOps
2 212 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (20.46%) TDD
4 102 (19.50%) Continuous Integration
5 96 (18.36%) Configuration Management
6 85 (16.25%) Scrum
7 80 (15.30%) Microservices
8 79 (15.11%) Software Engineering
9 67 (12.81%) Infrastructure as Code
10 64 (12.24%) Test Automation
11 59 (11.28%) BDD
12 56 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
13 45 (8.60%) Fintech
13 45 (8.60%) Open Source
14 44 (8.41%) Kanban
15 43 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
16 36 (6.88%) Mentoring
17 31 (5.93%) OO
18 29 (5.54%) Pair Programming
19 27 (5.16%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 333 (63.67%) Python
2 220 (42.07%) JavaScript
3 209 (39.96%) Java
4 125 (23.90%) Go
5 89 (17.02%) Bash Shell
6 86 (16.44%) C#
7 62 (11.85%) PowerShell
8 55 (10.52%) Shell Script
8 55 (10.52%) SQL
9 52 (9.94%) Scala
10 51 (9.75%) Perl
11 42 (8.03%) TypeScript
12 39 (7.46%) Kotlin
13 33 (6.31%) Clojure
14 29 (5.54%) Apple Swift
15 27 (5.16%) Elixir
16 25 (4.78%) Objective-C
17 23 (4.40%) Groovy
18 21 (4.02%) PL/SQL
19 20 (3.82%) Rust
Qualifications
1 18 (3.44%) Degree
2 16 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.49%) AWS Certification
5 10 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.34%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.38%) CEH
7 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.38%) CISSP
7 2 (0.38%) GIAC
7 2 (0.38%) GPEN
7 2 (0.38%) OSCP
8 1 (0.19%) CCNP
8 1 (0.19%) CCSP
8 1 (0.19%) CISA
8 1 (0.19%) CISM
8 1 (0.19%) CRISC
8 1 (0.19%) PhD
8 1 (0.19%) RHCA
8 1 (0.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.12%) QA
2 6 (1.15%) WCAG
3 2 (0.38%) GDPR
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 183 (34.99%) Docker
2 31 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.16%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.91%) RHEV
5 6 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.19%) Gluster
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 144 (27.53%) Kubernetes
2 123 (23.52%) Terraform
3 117 (22.37%) Ansible
4 93 (17.78%) Puppet
5 56 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (4.40%) Single Sign-On
7 16 (3.06%) Packer
7 16 (3.06%) Prometheus
8 14 (2.68%) Grafana
9 11 (2.10%) Consul
9 11 (2.10%) Graphite
10 10 (1.91%) Nagios
11 8 (1.53%) Failover Clustering
12 7 (1.34%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.76%) Rancher
13 4 (0.76%) systemd
14 3 (0.57%) HAProxy
14 3 (0.57%) Mesos
14 3 (0.57%) ZABBIX
15 2 (0.38%) SELinux
Vendors
1 43 (8.22%) Salesforce.com
2 36 (6.88%) Google
3 35 (6.69%) Atlassian
3 35 (6.69%) VMware
4 33 (6.31%) Oracle
5 23 (4.40%) Adobe
6 22 (4.21%) New Relic
7 19 (3.63%) hybris
7 19 (3.63%) SAP
8 17 (3.25%) Microsoft
9 13 (2.49%) ServiceNow
10 11 (2.10%) Apple
11 10 (1.91%) Xamarin
12 6 (1.15%) Cisco
12 6 (1.15%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.96%) SaltStack
14 4 (0.76%) Fortinet
14 4 (0.76%) Juniper
14 4 (0.76%) Palo Alto
15 3 (0.57%) Progress