Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > London
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 130 98
Rank change year-on-year +3 -32 +5
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 514 1,426 2,241
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.61% 2.56% 3.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.27% 4.58% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 470 1,281 2,150
Median annual salary £74,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.85% - +4.00%
10th Percentile £52,250 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,125 £92,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 12,026 31,164 38,999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.18% 55.93% 57.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10,183 25,998 32,200
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £111,250 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +43 108 £70,000 - 49
West London +74 20 £52,500 - 29
South London +42 11 £67,500 +3.85% 1
East London +22 2 - - 4
North London +33 1 £45,000 -30.77% 2
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 355 (69.07%) Python
2 237 (46.11%) Java
3 211 (41.05%) DevOps
4 199 (38.72%) JavaScript
5 198 (38.52%) AWS
6 180 (35.02%) Docker
7 177 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
8 167 (32.49%) Terraform
9 165 (32.10%) Go
10 154 (29.96%) Linux
11 150 (29.18%) Ansible
11 150 (29.18%) Kubernetes
12 122 (23.74%) Azure
13 118 (22.96%) Jenkins
14 115 (22.37%) TDD
15 114 (22.18%) Puppet
16 103 (20.04%) Microservices
16 103 (20.04%) Ruby on Rails
17 101 (19.65%) Node.js
18 93 (18.09%) GCP
19 88 (17.12%) Finance
20 87 (16.93%) Continuous Integration
21 83 (16.15%) C#
22 82 (15.95%) Configuration Management
23 81 (15.76%) Scala
24 77 (14.98%) Git (software)
25 76 (14.79%) React
26 75 (14.59%) Bash Shell
27 73 (14.20%) Software Engineering
28 67 (13.04%) Infrastructure as Code

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 29 (5.64%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (2.72%) Apache
3 11 (2.14%) Apache Spark
3 11 (2.14%) Confluence
4 7 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (1.36%) CMS
4 7 (1.36%) nginx
5 6 (1.17%) CloudStack
5 6 (1.17%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.78%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.58%) SilverStripe
7 3 (0.58%) WordPress
8 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.19%) Sketch
2 1 (0.19%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 17 (3.31%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.39%) Shopify
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 198 (38.52%) AWS
2 122 (23.74%) Azure
3 93 (18.09%) GCP
4 46 (8.95%) GitHub
5 45 (8.75%) IaaS
5 45 (8.75%) SaaS
6 38 (7.39%) PaaS
7 27 (5.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 23 (4.47%) Serverless
9 22 (4.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 19 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
10 19 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
10 19 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
11 18 (3.50%) Heroku
12 17 (3.31%) Akamai
12 17 (3.31%) Amazon S3
13 16 (3.11%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
15 8 (1.56%) Amazon ECS
16 6 (1.17%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.20%) TCP/IP
2 34 (6.61%) DNS
3 25 (4.86%) Internet
4 22 (4.28%) Firewall
5 15 (2.92%) HTTP
6 11 (2.14%) FTP
6 11 (2.14%) SMTP
6 11 (2.14%) VPN
7 10 (1.95%) IMAP
8 8 (1.56%) Network Security
9 6 (1.17%) DHCP
10 5 (0.97%) IPv6
10 5 (0.97%) Skype
10 5 (0.97%) SNMP
11 3 (0.58%) Broadband
12 1 (0.19%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.19%) LAN
12 1 (0.19%) SSH
12 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (11.67%) MySQL
2 42 (8.17%) PostgreSQL
3 38 (7.39%) NoSQL
4 37 (7.20%) SQL Server
5 27 (5.25%) Big Data
5 27 (5.25%) MongoDB
6 23 (4.47%) Redis
7 13 (2.53%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (1.56%) Neo4j
10 6 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.78%) BigQuery
11 4 (0.78%) Blockchain
11 4 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.78%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.58%) Amazon Aurora
12 3 (0.58%) DB2
12 3 (0.58%) Looker
12 3 (0.58%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 118 (22.96%) Jenkins
2 77 (14.98%) Git (software)
3 31 (6.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 29 (5.64%) GitLab
4 29 (5.64%) RSpec
5 22 (4.28%) Cucumber
6 18 (3.50%) Selenium
7 15 (2.92%) JIRA
8 12 (2.33%) TeamCity
9 11 (2.14%) Artifactory
9 11 (2.14%) Subversion
9 11 (2.14%) Vagrant
10 10 (1.95%) Gerrit
10 10 (1.95%) Xcode
11 9 (1.75%) Appium
11 9 (1.75%) Calabash
11 9 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (1.36%) Hudson
13 6 (1.17%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.17%) CircleCI
General
1 88 (17.12%) Finance
2 29 (5.64%) Marketing
3 24 (4.67%) Law
4 18 (3.50%) Public Sector
5 16 (3.11%) Front Office
6 14 (2.72%) Retail
7 13 (2.53%) Advertising
7 13 (2.53%) Legal
8 10 (1.95%) Banking
9 9 (1.75%) Games
10 4 (0.78%) German Language
10 4 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.39%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 206 (40.08%) Developer
2 89 (17.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 66 (12.84%) Full Stack Developer
4 65 (12.65%) Ruby Developer
5 61 (11.87%) Platform Engineer
6 34 (6.61%) Software Engineer
7 30 (5.84%) AWS Engineer
8 27 (5.25%) Cloud Engineer
8 27 (5.25%) Linux Engineer
9 25 (4.86%) C# Developer
9 25 (4.86%) Ruby Engineer
9 25 (4.86%) Senior Developer
10 23 (4.47%) Architect
10 23 (4.47%) Software Developer
11 22 (4.28%) Senior DevOps
12 20 (3.89%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 19 (3.70%) AWS DevOps
13 19 (3.70%) Digital Developer
14 17 (3.31%) .NET Developer
14 17 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (20.04%) Ruby on Rails
2 101 (19.65%) Node.js
3 76 (14.79%) React
4 55 (10.70%) AngularJS
5 52 (10.12%) .NET
6 51 (9.92%) Web Services
7 48 (9.34%) CSS
7 48 (9.34%) Kafka
8 47 (9.14%) HTML
9 39 (7.59%) RESTful
10 37 (7.20%) React Native
11 32 (6.23%) Apache Cordova
11 32 (6.23%) Ionic Framework
11 32 (6.23%) NativeScript
11 32 (6.23%) PhoneGap
12 29 (5.64%) XML
13 27 (5.25%) Elastic Stack
14 26 (5.06%) .NET Core
15 20 (3.89%) Vue.js
16 19 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.75%) Greenfield Project
2 39 (7.59%) Mobile App
3 31 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (5.06%) Public Cloud
5 23 (4.47%) Cloud Native
6 18 (3.50%) FMCG
7 16 (3.11%) User Experience
8 11 (2.14%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.75%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.56%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.36%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (1.17%) iPhone
13 4 (0.78%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.58%) Blog
14 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.58%) Internet of Things
14 3 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 154 (29.96%) Linux
2 47 (9.14%) CentOS
2 47 (9.14%) Windows
3 38 (7.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (7.20%) Unix
5 24 (4.67%) Apple iOS
6 21 (4.09%) Android
7 14 (2.72%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.97%) Fedora
9 4 (0.78%) Debian
10 2 (0.39%) FreeBSD
10 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.19%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (41.05%) DevOps
2 177 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (22.37%) TDD
4 103 (20.04%) Microservices
5 87 (16.93%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (15.95%) Configuration Management
7 73 (14.20%) Software Engineering
8 67 (13.04%) Infrastructure as Code
9 65 (12.65%) Open Source
10 57 (11.09%) BDD
11 55 (10.70%) Fintech
12 54 (10.51%) Test Automation
13 46 (8.95%) Computer Science
14 45 (8.75%) Continuous Delivery
15 43 (8.37%) Scrum
16 40 (7.78%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 36 (7.00%) Pair Programming
18 34 (6.61%) OO
19 33 (6.42%) Problem-Solving
20 32 (6.23%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 355 (69.07%) Python
2 237 (46.11%) Java
3 199 (38.72%) JavaScript
4 165 (32.10%) Go
5 83 (16.15%) C#
6 81 (15.76%) Scala
7 75 (14.59%) Bash Shell
8 66 (12.84%) Perl
9 61 (11.87%) PowerShell
10 45 (8.75%) Kotlin
10 45 (8.75%) Shell Script
11 43 (8.37%) TypeScript
12 39 (7.59%) SQL
13 36 (7.00%) Elixir
14 34 (6.61%) Clojure
15 31 (6.03%) Groovy
16 22 (4.28%) PHP
17 19 (3.70%) PL/SQL
18 17 (3.31%) Apple Swift
19 16 (3.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (6.81%) Degree
2 25 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (3.89%) AWS Certification
4 12 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.17%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.39%) PhD
8 1 (0.19%) CCNP
8 1 (0.19%) CEH
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.19%) GWAPT
8 1 (0.19%) OSCP
8 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.47%) QA
2 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.19%) COBIT
3 1 (0.19%) GDPR
3 1 (0.19%) NIST
3 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 180 (35.02%) Docker
2 23 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.14%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.95%) RHEV
5 4 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.39%) LXC
7 1 (0.19%) Gluster
7 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.19%) iptables
7 1 (0.19%) Samba
7 1 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 167 (32.49%) Terraform
2 150 (29.18%) Ansible
2 150 (29.18%) Kubernetes
3 114 (22.18%) Puppet
4 62 (12.06%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (5.25%) Grafana
6 24 (4.67%) Graphite
7 23 (4.47%) Prometheus
8 21 (4.09%) Packer
9 16 (3.11%) Single Sign-On
10 14 (2.72%) Nagios
11 11 (2.14%) Docker Swarm
12 10 (1.95%) Consul
13 9 (1.75%) ZABBIX
14 6 (1.17%) Opsview
14 6 (1.17%) Salt
15 4 (0.78%) Rancher
16 2 (0.39%) Mesos
16 2 (0.39%) Rundeck
16 2 (0.39%) SELinux
Vendors
1 50 (9.73%) Google
2 38 (7.39%) Oracle
3 27 (5.25%) VMware
4 21 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (3.89%) New Relic
6 18 (3.50%) Adobe
6 18 (3.50%) hybris
6 18 (3.50%) SAP
7 11 (2.14%) Atlassian
8 10 (1.95%) Rackspace
8 10 (1.95%) ServiceNow
9 8 (1.56%) Microsoft
9 8 (1.56%) SaltStack
10 6 (1.17%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.97%) Apple
11 5 (0.97%) IBM
12 4 (0.78%) Cisco
12 4 (0.78%) Dell
12 4 (0.78%) HP
12 4 (0.78%) Supermicro