Period
to 22 November 2019

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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 92 98
Rank change year-on-year -33 +6 -21
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 1,388 2,306 2,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.57% 3.43% 3.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.56% 6.00% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,121 1,973 2,169
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 30,418 38,444 41,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.30% 57.21% 54.97%
Number of salaries quoted 25,359 32,103 32,909
London median annual salary £65,000 £63,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.36% +5.83% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 22 November 2019.

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 22 November 2019. 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 -35 261 £70,000 - 110
South London +8 34 £65,000 +8.33% 9
West London -40 17 £52,500 -19.23% 39
East London +13 14 £70,750 +17.92% 18
North London -7 1 £65,000 +78.08% 6
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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.

1 813 (58.57%) Python
2 745 (53.67%) Agile Software Development
3 549 (39.55%) DevOps
4 547 (39.41%) Java
5 526 (37.90%) AWS
6 466 (33.57%) Docker
7 428 (30.84%) Linux
8 386 (27.81%) JavaScript
8 386 (27.81%) Git (software)
9 383 (27.59%) Kubernetes
10 372 (26.80%) C#
11 368 (26.51%) Ansible
12 365 (26.30%) TDD
13 338 (24.35%) Puppet
14 308 (22.19%) Azure
15 303 (21.83%) Finance
16 292 (21.04%) BDD
17 288 (20.75%) Opscode Chef
18 272 (19.60%) Terraform
19 267 (19.24%) Jenkins
19 267 (19.24%) Node.js
20 255 (18.37%) SQL Server
21 251 (18.08%) Bash Shell
22 244 (17.58%) .NET
22 244 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
23 235 (16.93%) Go
24 232 (16.71%) Software Engineering
25 225 (16.21%) RESTful
26 214 (15.42%) Test Automation
26 214 (15.42%) Microservices

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 59 (4.25%) Elasticsearch
2 52 (3.75%) Tomcat
3 48 (3.46%) Apache
4 38 (2.74%) Cloud Foundry
5 35 (2.52%) CMS
6 31 (2.23%) IIS
7 30 (2.16%) OpenStack
8 28 (2.02%) Confluence
9 26 (1.87%) JBoss
10 22 (1.59%) nginx
11 21 (1.51%) WebSphere
12 20 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 20 (1.44%) Headless CMS
13 15 (1.08%) Apache TomEE
14 14 (1.01%) WordPress
15 13 (0.94%) Apache Spark
16 6 (0.43%) CloudStack
17 4 (0.29%) ColdFusion
17 4 (0.29%) Drupal
17 4 (0.29%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (0.072%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.072%) SPSS
1 1 (0.072%) Stata
Business Applications
1 32 (2.31%) Payment Gateway
2 21 (1.51%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.29%) Magento
4 2 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.072%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.072%) Relativity
5 1 (0.072%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 526 (37.90%) AWS
2 308 (22.19%) Azure
3 150 (10.81%) GCP
4 128 (9.22%) SaaS
5 86 (6.20%) Serverless
6 78 (5.62%) PaaS
7 76 (5.48%) GitHub
8 73 (5.26%) OpenShift
9 63 (4.54%) IaaS
10 52 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
11 50 (3.60%) AWS Lambda
12 46 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 42 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 41 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
15 38 (2.74%) Amazon S3
16 37 (2.67%) Datadog
17 23 (1.66%) Heroku
18 22 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 19 (1.37%) Boomi
19 19 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 86 (6.20%) Firewall
2 66 (4.76%) DNS
3 43 (3.10%) TCP/IP
4 32 (2.31%) VPN
5 28 (2.02%) HTTP
6 24 (1.73%) DHCP
7 17 (1.22%) Internet
8 14 (1.01%) Kerberos
9 11 (0.79%) Software-Defined Networking
10 7 (0.50%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.50%) SMS
11 6 (0.43%) Network Security
12 5 (0.36%) PBX
12 5 (0.36%) Skype
12 5 (0.36%) SSL
13 4 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (0.22%) SMTP
15 2 (0.14%) FIX Connectivity
15 2 (0.14%) LAN
15 2 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 207 (14.91%) NoSQL
3 169 (12.18%) SQL Server 2016
4 112 (8.07%) MySQL
5 60 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
6 45 (3.24%) Relational Database
7 35 (2.52%) MongoDB
8 31 (2.23%) Big Data
9 25 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
10 23 (1.66%) Redis
11 18 (1.30%) Hadoop
12 13 (0.94%) RDBMS
13 12 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (0.79%) Cosmos DB
15 10 (0.72%) Apache Hive
15 10 (0.72%) Blockchain
15 10 (0.72%) HBase
15 10 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (0.72%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 386 (27.81%) Git (software)
2 267 (19.24%) Jenkins
3 139 (10.01%) Selenium
4 101 (7.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 99 (7.13%) Cucumber
6 86 (6.20%) WebDriver
7 77 (5.55%) TeamCity
8 61 (4.39%) JIRA
9 54 (3.89%) Vagrant
10 50 (3.60%) Hudson
10 50 (3.60%) JUnit
11 46 (3.31%) GitLab
11 46 (3.31%) RSpec
12 45 (3.24%) Maven
13 44 (3.17%) Mockito
14 42 (3.03%) Subversion
15 40 (2.88%) JMeter
16 38 (2.74%) Appium
17 36 (2.59%) Gradle
18 29 (2.09%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 303 (21.83%) Finance
2 137 (9.87%) Banking
3 78 (5.62%) Games
4 38 (2.74%) Retail
5 34 (2.45%) Marketing
6 33 (2.38%) Law
6 33 (2.38%) Public Sector
7 32 (2.31%) Investment Banking
8 27 (1.95%) Front Office
9 25 (1.80%) German Language
10 24 (1.73%) French Language
10 24 (1.73%) Italian Language
10 24 (1.73%) Spanish Language
11 22 (1.59%) Billing
12 14 (1.01%) Advertising
13 10 (0.72%) Legal
14 8 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.50%) Digital Economy
16 5 (0.36%) Publishing
16 5 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 481 (34.65%) Developer
2 279 (20.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 173 (12.46%) .NET Developer
4 136 (9.80%) C# Developer
5 134 (9.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 113 (8.14%) Ruby Developer
6 113 (8.14%) Software Engineer
7 104 (7.49%) ASP.NET Developer
7 104 (7.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 93 (6.70%) Cloud Engineer
9 68 (4.90%) AWS Engineer
10 66 (4.76%) Test Engineer
11 60 (4.32%) Senior Developer
12 54 (3.89%) Games Developer
12 54 (3.89%) Senior DevOps
12 54 (3.89%) Test Automation Engineer
13 53 (3.82%) Software Developer
14 52 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 52 (3.75%) Platform Engineer
15 50 (3.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (19.24%) Node.js
2 244 (17.58%) .NET
3 225 (16.21%) RESTful
4 213 (15.35%) Ruby on Rails
5 171 (12.32%) ASP.NET
6 167 (12.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 167 (12.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 163 (11.74%) .NET Framework
7 163 (11.74%) Entity Framework
7 163 (11.74%) WCF
8 156 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 156 (11.24%) Code First Entity Framework
9 111 (8.00%) React
10 104 (7.49%) HTML
11 95 (6.84%) AngularJS
11 95 (6.84%) CSS
12 78 (5.62%) Spring
13 72 (5.19%) Web Services
14 58 (4.18%) REST
15 51 (3.67%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 128 (9.22%) Greenfield Project
2 115 (8.29%) Public Cloud
3 63 (4.54%) Cloud Native
4 59 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
5 49 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
6 44 (3.17%) Data Centre
7 43 (3.10%) Mobile App
8 38 (2.74%) User Experience
9 37 (2.67%) Fixed Income
10 36 (2.59%) Hedge funds
11 34 (2.45%) Equities
12 32 (2.31%) Derivative
12 32 (2.31%) Virtual Team
13 24 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 21 (1.51%) Private Cloud
15 20 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
15 20 (1.44%) Mobile Banking
16 19 (1.37%) iPad
17 18 (1.30%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 428 (30.84%) Linux
2 167 (12.03%) Windows
3 77 (5.55%) Apple iOS
4 72 (5.19%) Android
5 68 (4.90%) Unix
6 66 (4.76%) CentOS
7 43 (3.10%) Windows Server
8 28 (2.02%) Mac OS X
8 28 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (1.66%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.50%) Debian
10 7 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (0.43%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.43%) Robot Operating System
12 4 (0.29%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.14%) AIX
13 2 (0.14%) Fedora
13 2 (0.14%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 745 (53.67%) Agile Software Development
2 549 (39.55%) DevOps
3 365 (26.30%) TDD
4 292 (21.04%) BDD
5 244 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
6 232 (16.71%) Software Engineering
7 214 (15.42%) Microservices
7 214 (15.42%) Test Automation
8 205 (14.77%) MVC
9 190 (13.69%) Configuration Management
10 184 (13.26%) Scrum
11 173 (12.46%) Infrastructure as Code
12 167 (12.03%) Web Application Development
13 161 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
14 160 (11.53%) Open Source
15 145 (10.45%) Continuous Delivery
16 136 (9.80%) Fintech
17 120 (8.65%) Mentoring
18 115 (8.29%) Computer Science
19 108 (7.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 813 (58.57%) Python
2 547 (39.41%) Java
3 386 (27.81%) JavaScript
4 372 (26.80%) C#
5 251 (18.08%) Bash Shell
6 235 (16.93%) Go
7 170 (12.25%) Perl
8 165 (11.89%) SQL
9 150 (10.81%) PowerShell
10 116 (8.36%) PHP
11 114 (8.21%) C++
12 63 (4.54%) Groovy
12 63 (4.54%) Scala
13 56 (4.03%) Java 8
14 34 (2.45%) Apple Swift
14 34 (2.45%) Korn
14 34 (2.45%) Kotlin
15 30 (2.16%) Objective-C
16 29 (2.09%) C
17 28 (2.02%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 160 (11.53%) Degree
2 49 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 37 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 29 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.22%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.58%) PhD
7 7 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (0.50%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.43%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.22%) CREST Certified
11 3 (0.22%) OSCP
12 2 (0.14%) CIPD
12 2 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.14%) ISEB
13 1 (0.072%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.072%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (5.84%) QA
2 8 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.50%) GDPR
4 5 (0.36%) SLA
5 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 17025
6 1 (0.072%) JTAG
6 1 (0.072%) NIST
6 1 (0.072%) PMO
6 1 (0.072%) WCAG
System Software
1 466 (33.57%) Docker
2 42 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (0.94%) vSphere
5 11 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.72%) HDFS
6 10 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.65%) Xen
8 8 (0.58%) Varnish
9 6 (0.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 5 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.14%) KVM
11 2 (0.14%) LXC
11 2 (0.14%) NFS
12 1 (0.072%) Ceph
12 1 (0.072%) Lustre
12 1 (0.072%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 383 (27.59%) Kubernetes
2 368 (26.51%) Ansible
3 338 (24.35%) Puppet
4 288 (20.75%) Opscode Chef
5 272 (19.60%) Terraform
6 70 (5.04%) Salt
7 68 (4.90%) Grafana
8 67 (4.83%) Prometheus
9 61 (4.39%) Packer
10 56 (4.03%) Docker Swarm
11 55 (3.96%) Graphite
12 50 (3.60%) Nagios
12 50 (3.60%) ZABBIX
13 46 (3.31%) Rancher
14 45 (3.24%) Consul
15 34 (2.45%) Kibana
16 28 (2.02%) Mesos
17 26 (1.87%) Istio
18 24 (1.73%) Opsview
19 19 (1.37%) Knative
Vendors
1 98 (7.06%) Microsoft
2 97 (6.99%) Oracle
3 82 (5.91%) Google
4 69 (4.97%) Splunk
5 53 (3.82%) New Relic
6 38 (2.74%) AppDynamics
7 37 (2.67%) IBM
7 37 (2.67%) Red Hat
8 33 (2.38%) WorldPay
9 32 (2.31%) PagerDuty
10 31 (2.23%) Dynatrace
10 31 (2.23%) Spotify
11 29 (2.09%) CyberArk
11 29 (2.09%) VMware
12 23 (1.66%) Bloomberg
12 23 (1.66%) ION Trading
12 23 (1.66%) Reuters
12 23 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
13 22 (1.59%) Adobe
14 21 (1.51%) Tradeweb