Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > London
6 months to
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 178 138 103
Rank change year-on-year -40 -35 -16
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 609 1,088 1,918
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.95% 2.43% 3.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.28% 4.30% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 457 822 1,559
10th Percentile £48,750 £40,500 £35,600
25th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 18,548 25,322 34,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 59.54% 56.52% 56.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14,993 21,192 29,092
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £38,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £48,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £96,250
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -36 68 £67,000 -7.59% 80
South London +12 38 £75,000 +15.38% 4
West London +37 4 £50,000 -24.53% 25
East London +5 2 £48,750 -9.30% 12
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 339 (55.67%) Python
2 265 (43.51%) AWS
3 260 (42.69%) Agile Software Development
4 256 (42.04%) JavaScript
5 252 (41.38%) DevOps
6 203 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 199 (32.68%) Kubernetes
8 182 (29.89%) Docker
9 163 (26.77%) Java
10 149 (24.47%) Software Engineering
11 138 (22.66%) Jenkins
12 136 (22.33%) Git (software)
13 130 (21.35%) Finance
14 126 (20.69%) Azure
14 126 (20.69%) Terraform
15 124 (20.36%) Go
16 113 (18.56%) Linux
17 111 (18.23%) Continuous Integration
18 106 (17.41%) Node.js
19 105 (17.24%) TDD
20 103 (16.91%) PostgreSQL
21 99 (16.26%) Scrum
22 90 (14.78%) React
23 89 (14.61%) SQL
24 88 (14.45%) CSS
24 88 (14.45%) Continuous Delivery
25 86 (14.12%) GitHub
26 85 (13.96%) Mentoring
27 83 (13.63%) C#
28 80 (13.14%) Bash Shell

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 28 (4.60%) Confluence
1 28 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (1.97%) Cloud Foundry
3 10 (1.64%) Apache
4 6 (0.99%) WordPress
5 5 (0.82%) CMS
6 4 (0.66%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.49%) IIS
8 2 (0.33%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.33%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.33%) Drupal
9 1 (0.16%) Apache TomEE
9 1 (0.16%) JBoss
9 1 (0.16%) nginx
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.31%) Magento
1 8 (1.31%) Shopify
2 4 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.16%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 265 (43.51%) AWS
2 126 (20.69%) Azure
3 86 (14.12%) GitHub
4 71 (11.66%) GCP
5 58 (9.52%) Serverless
6 53 (8.70%) SaaS
7 51 (8.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 40 (6.57%) AWS Lambda
9 39 (6.40%) Amazon EC2
10 35 (5.75%) Amazon S3
11 33 (5.42%) Heroku
12 29 (4.76%) IaaS
13 27 (4.43%) PaaS
14 25 (4.11%) Amazon ECS
15 23 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
16 22 (3.61%) Slack
17 18 (2.96%) Amazon SQS
17 18 (2.96%) CloudFront
18 17 (2.79%) Azure Active Directory
19 14 (2.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.12%) Internet
2 16 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.46%) DNS
3 15 (2.46%) HTTP
4 9 (1.48%) FIX Connectivity
5 8 (1.31%) FTP
5 8 (1.31%) IMAP
5 8 (1.31%) SMTP
6 5 (0.82%) Firewall
6 5 (0.82%) Network Security
7 3 (0.49%) ICMP
8 2 (0.33%) Broadband
8 2 (0.33%) Skype
8 2 (0.33%) Wireless
9 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.16%) Multicast
9 1 (0.16%) SMS
9 1 (0.16%) Unicast
9 1 (0.16%) VPN
9 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (16.91%) PostgreSQL
2 58 (9.52%) MySQL
3 30 (4.93%) Redis
4 26 (4.27%) Amazon RDS
4 26 (4.27%) MongoDB
5 25 (4.11%) SQL Server
6 19 (3.12%) NoSQL
7 16 (2.63%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.97%) Big Data
9 11 (1.81%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (1.15%) Presto
12 6 (0.99%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.66%) Looker
15 3 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 3 (0.49%) Tableau
16 2 (0.33%) Amazon Aurora
17 1 (0.16%) Blockchain
17 1 (0.16%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 138 (22.66%) Jenkins
2 136 (22.33%) Git (software)
3 55 (9.03%) JIRA
4 44 (7.22%) Selenium
4 44 (7.22%) TeamCity
5 35 (5.75%) GitLab
5 35 (5.75%) RSpec
6 33 (5.42%) Bitbucket
7 31 (5.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 29 (4.76%) Artifactory
8 29 (4.76%) Cucumber
9 27 (4.43%) WebDriver
10 26 (4.27%) Subversion
11 24 (3.94%) Appium
12 23 (3.78%) CircleCI
13 22 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
14 16 (2.63%) JMeter
15 15 (2.46%) webpack
16 13 (2.13%) IntelliJ
16 13 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 130 (21.35%) Finance
2 39 (6.40%) Banking
3 31 (5.09%) Public Sector
4 27 (4.43%) Marketing
5 24 (3.94%) Retail
6 18 (2.96%) Local Government
7 13 (2.13%) Legal
8 8 (1.31%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.99%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.82%) Law
11 4 (0.66%) Games
12 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Czech Language
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.16%) Front Office
13 1 (0.16%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 249 (40.89%) Developer
2 112 (18.39%) Ruby Developer
3 87 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 60 (9.85%) Senior Developer
5 53 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 42 (6.90%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 42 (6.90%) Software Developer
7 30 (4.93%) Full Stack Developer
8 29 (4.76%) Lead Developer
8 29 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 25 (4.11%) Platform Engineer
10 22 (3.61%) Lead DevOps
11 21 (3.45%) Architect
11 21 (3.45%) Consultant
11 21 (3.45%) Senior DevOps
12 18 (2.96%) AWS Engineer
12 18 (2.96%) Senior Software Engineer
13 17 (2.79%) AWS DevOps
13 17 (2.79%) Python Developer
13 17 (2.79%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 106 (17.41%) Node.js
3 90 (14.78%) React
4 88 (14.45%) CSS
5 75 (12.32%) HTML
6 60 (9.85%) RESTful
7 58 (9.52%) Web Services
8 44 (7.22%) AngularJS
9 36 (5.91%) Vue.js
10 30 (4.93%) Elastic Stack
11 27 (4.43%) .NET
12 26 (4.27%) Sass
13 22 (3.61%) Redux
14 21 (3.45%) REST
15 20 (3.28%) .NET Core
15 20 (3.28%) JSON
15 20 (3.28%) React Native
16 19 (3.12%) Gherkin
17 18 (2.96%) HTML5
17 18 (2.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.58%) User Experience
2 31 (5.09%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (3.78%) Mobile App
4 20 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (2.96%) Cloud Native
6 15 (2.46%) Blog
7 14 (2.30%) Organisational Skills
8 13 (2.13%) Algorithms
9 11 (1.81%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.64%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.64%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.48%) Eurex
12 8 (1.31%) Online Banking
13 7 (1.15%) e-Learning
14 6 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (0.99%) iPhone
15 5 (0.82%) FMCG
15 5 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
15 5 (0.82%) Social Media
16 3 (0.49%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 113 (18.56%) Linux
2 39 (6.40%) Unix
2 39 (6.40%) Windows
3 32 (5.25%) CentOS
4 26 (4.27%) Android
5 25 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (3.45%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.64%) Ubuntu
8 9 (1.48%) Solaris
8 9 (1.48%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.82%) tvOS
10 2 (0.33%) Debian
11 1 (0.16%) Fedora
11 1 (0.16%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.16%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (42.69%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (41.38%) DevOps
3 149 (24.47%) Software Engineering
4 111 (18.23%) Continuous Integration
5 105 (17.24%) TDD
6 99 (16.26%) Scrum
7 88 (14.45%) Continuous Delivery
8 85 (13.96%) Mentoring
9 77 (12.64%) Test Automation
10 76 (12.48%) Configuration Management
11 68 (11.17%) Open Source
12 67 (11.00%) Microservices
13 60 (9.85%) BDD
14 55 (9.03%) Infrastructure as Code
15 53 (8.70%) SDLC
16 48 (7.88%) Fintech
17 47 (7.72%) OOP
18 45 (7.39%) OO
19 42 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
20 39 (6.40%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 339 (55.67%) Python
2 256 (42.04%) JavaScript
3 163 (26.77%) Java
4 124 (20.36%) Go
5 89 (14.61%) SQL
6 83 (13.63%) C#
7 80 (13.14%) Bash Shell
8 56 (9.20%) PowerShell
9 54 (8.87%) TypeScript
10 46 (7.55%) PHP
11 44 (7.22%) Scala
12 32 (5.25%) Groovy
13 28 (4.60%) Shell Script
14 25 (4.11%) ES6
15 23 (3.78%) Perl
16 15 (2.46%) Apple Swift
17 13 (2.13%) Kotlin
18 12 (1.97%) C
18 12 (1.97%) C++
18 12 (1.97%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (4.76%) Degree
2 26 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.99%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.66%) RHCE
6 4 (0.66%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.33%) CEH
7 2 (0.33%) CISSP
7 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.33%) GIAC
7 2 (0.33%) GPEN
7 2 (0.33%) MBA
7 2 (0.33%) OSCP
8 1 (0.16%) EnCE
8 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.16%) PhD
8 1 (0.16%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.73%) QA
2 2 (0.33%) GDPR
2 2 (0.33%) NIST
2 2 (0.33%) WCAG
3 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17025
3 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.16%) SOC 2
System Software
1 182 (29.89%) Docker
2 30 (4.93%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.33%) Platform Symphony
4 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.16%) LXC
5 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 199 (32.68%) Kubernetes
2 126 (20.69%) Terraform
3 75 (12.32%) Ansible
4 55 (9.03%) Puppet
5 42 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (4.11%) Prometheus
7 23 (3.78%) Consul
7 23 (3.78%) Packer
8 18 (2.96%) Grafana
9 15 (2.46%) Graphite
10 12 (1.97%) Nagios
11 11 (1.81%) Docker Swarm
12 8 (1.31%) Failover Clustering
13 7 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
14 5 (0.82%) Sysdig
15 4 (0.66%) Istio
15 4 (0.66%) Salt
16 3 (0.49%) systemd
17 2 (0.33%) Kibana
17 2 (0.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 47 (7.72%) Google
2 31 (5.09%) Microsoft
3 30 (4.93%) Atlassian
3 30 (4.93%) Salesforce.com
4 23 (3.78%) Oracle
5 18 (2.96%) Red Hat
6 16 (2.63%) Apple
6 16 (2.63%) VMware
7 11 (1.81%) Xamarin
8 9 (1.48%) Adobe
8 9 (1.48%) Bloomberg
8 9 (1.48%) CQG
8 9 (1.48%) Fidessa
8 9 (1.48%) ION Trading
8 9 (1.48%) Patsystems
8 9 (1.48%) Reuters
8 9 (1.48%) Trayport
9 8 (1.31%) SAP
9 8 (1.31%) ServiceNow
10 7 (1.15%) New Relic