Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > London
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 148 161 125
Rank change year-on-year +13 -36 -28
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 1,090 643 1,562
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.43% 2.19% 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.95% 3.77% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 486 517 1,241
10th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £92,500
England median annual salary £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +4.17% +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 27,608 17,070 32,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.56% 58.11% 56.05%
Number of salaries quoted 17,556 14,221 27,574
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £97,500
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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -72 71 £78,750 +5.00% 67
West London -20 32 £60,000 -9.43% 12
South London -4 15 £75,000 +15.38% 1
East London +9 11 £75,000 +15.38% 16
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 535 (49.08%) Python
2 493 (45.23%) Ruby on Rails
3 456 (41.83%) AWS
4 449 (41.19%) JavaScript
5 427 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
6 397 (36.42%) Software Engineering
7 370 (33.94%) DevOps
8 335 (30.73%) Kubernetes
8 335 (30.73%) Terraform
9 317 (29.08%) Docker
10 316 (28.99%) React
11 314 (28.81%) PostgreSQL
12 296 (27.16%) Finance
13 285 (26.15%) Node.js
14 262 (24.04%) Go
15 256 (23.49%) Java
16 207 (18.99%) Microservices
17 205 (18.81%) Social Skills
18 201 (18.44%) TypeScript
19 193 (17.71%) Git (software)
20 186 (17.06%) Azure
21 181 (16.61%) Mentoring
22 177 (16.24%) TDD
23 175 (16.06%) Test Automation
24 162 (14.86%) User Experience
25 158 (14.50%) CSS
26 155 (14.22%) SQL
27 150 (13.76%) Linux
28 147 (13.49%) Jenkins
29 144 (13.21%) 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 89 (8.17%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (2.57%) Cloud Foundry
3 20 (1.83%) Confluence
4 15 (1.38%) Apache
5 14 (1.28%) Apache Solr
6 11 (1.01%) CMS
7 10 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (0.64%) WordPress
9 6 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (0.46%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.37%) Drupal
11 4 (0.37%) IIS
12 3 (0.28%) Ethereum
12 3 (0.28%) Hyperledger
12 3 (0.28%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.18%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.18%) JBoss
13 2 (0.18%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.18%) nginx
13 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (1.10%) SOLIDWORKS
2 10 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.55%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.55%) Sketch
4 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.18%) Figma
6 1 (0.092%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (0.92%) Primavera
1 10 (0.92%) Shopify
2 8 (0.73%) Magento
3 7 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.092%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 456 (41.83%) AWS
2 186 (17.06%) Azure
3 144 (13.21%) GCP
4 138 (12.66%) Heroku
5 120 (11.01%) SaaS
6 109 (10.00%) GitHub
7 108 (9.91%) Serverless
8 88 (8.07%) AWS CloudFormation
9 72 (6.61%) Amazon S3
10 65 (5.96%) AWS Lambda
11 62 (5.69%) Amazon ECS
11 62 (5.69%) PaaS
12 51 (4.68%) Amazon EC2
13 48 (4.40%) IaaS
14 44 (4.04%) CloudFront
15 39 (3.58%) Amazon SQS
15 39 (3.58%) Cloud Computing
16 31 (2.84%) Slack
17 29 (2.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 18 (1.65%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.56%) Firewall
2 15 (1.38%) Internet
3 12 (1.10%) Broadband
4 11 (1.01%) FIX Connectivity
4 11 (1.01%) HTTP
5 9 (0.83%) IPv4
5 9 (0.83%) LAN
5 9 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.83%) WAN
6 7 (0.64%) SMS
7 3 (0.28%) Network Security
8 2 (0.18%) DNS
8 2 (0.18%) Skype
9 1 (0.092%) IMAP
9 1 (0.092%) Multicast
9 1 (0.092%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.092%) SMTP
9 1 (0.092%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.092%) Unicast
9 1 (0.092%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (28.81%) PostgreSQL
2 107 (9.82%) Redis
3 76 (6.97%) MySQL
4 67 (6.15%) MongoDB
4 67 (6.15%) NoSQL
5 55 (5.05%) Relational Database
6 43 (3.94%) SQL Server
7 40 (3.67%) Big Data
8 34 (3.12%) Amazon RDS
9 24 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 17 (1.56%) Amazon Aurora
11 16 (1.47%) Power BI
12 15 (1.38%) Blockchain
12 15 (1.38%) Tableau
13 12 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
13 12 (1.10%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (0.92%) BigQuery
15 9 (0.83%) Metadata
15 9 (0.83%) Redshift Spectrum
Development Applications
1 193 (17.71%) Git (software)
2 147 (13.49%) Jenkins
3 93 (8.53%) RSpec
4 72 (6.61%) CircleCI
5 58 (5.32%) GitLab
6 55 (5.05%) Selenium
7 52 (4.77%) webpack
8 48 (4.40%) Cypress.io
9 39 (3.58%) JIRA
10 35 (3.21%) TeamCity
11 34 (3.12%) Cucumber
12 29 (2.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 27 (2.48%) Capybara
14 24 (2.20%) Spinnaker
15 21 (1.93%) Travis CI
16 17 (1.56%) Hudson
16 17 (1.56%) Vagrant
17 16 (1.47%) Pivotal Tracker
17 16 (1.47%) Subversion
18 15 (1.38%) Mocha
General
1 296 (27.16%) Finance
2 205 (18.81%) Social Skills
3 113 (10.37%) Marketing
4 99 (9.08%) Banking
5 77 (7.06%) Retail
6 68 (6.24%) Public Sector
7 46 (4.22%) Legal
8 40 (3.67%) Local Government
9 35 (3.21%) Presentation Skills
10 27 (2.48%) Organisational Skills
11 23 (2.11%) Advertising
12 21 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (1.83%) Games
13 20 (1.83%) Manufacturing
14 15 (1.38%) Telecoms
15 10 (0.92%) Electronics
16 9 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.73%) Retail Banking
18 5 (0.46%) Documentation Skills
19 4 (0.37%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 318 (29.17%) Developer
2 255 (23.39%) Software Engineer
3 128 (11.74%) Senior Software Engineer
4 113 (10.37%) DevOps Engineer
5 100 (9.17%) Ruby Developer
6 94 (8.62%) Senior Developer
7 63 (5.78%) Full Stack Developer
8 47 (4.31%) Architect
8 47 (4.31%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 44 (4.04%) Senior Ruby Developer
10 38 (3.49%) Backend Developer
10 38 (3.49%) Senior DevOps
11 34 (3.12%) Platform Engineer
11 34 (3.12%) Ruby Engineer
12 33 (3.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 31 (2.84%) Lead Software Engineer
13 31 (2.84%) Software Developer
14 29 (2.66%) Senior Full Stack Developer
15 28 (2.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 27 (2.48%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (45.23%) Ruby on Rails
2 316 (28.99%) React
3 285 (26.15%) Node.js
4 158 (14.50%) CSS
5 111 (10.18%) HTML
6 106 (9.72%) GraphQL
7 104 (9.54%) AngularJS
8 99 (9.08%) Vue.js
9 94 (8.62%) RESTful
10 87 (7.98%) Web Services
11 68 (6.24%) Sass
12 66 (6.06%) REST
13 64 (5.87%) Redux
14 59 (5.41%) Kafka
15 58 (5.32%) Django
16 56 (5.14%) .NET
16 56 (5.14%) React Native
17 38 (3.49%) .NET Core
17 38 (3.49%) Sidekiq
18 33 (3.03%) Phoenix Framework
Miscellaneous
1 162 (14.86%) User Experience
2 62 (5.69%) Virtual Team
3 54 (4.95%) Mobile App
4 43 (3.94%) Cloud Native
5 38 (3.49%) Algorithms
6 33 (3.03%) Blog
7 32 (2.94%) Legacy Systems
8 29 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
9 27 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
10 22 (2.02%) Marketing Technology
11 20 (1.83%) Public Cloud
12 18 (1.65%) Data Centre
13 16 (1.47%) FMCG
14 15 (1.38%) Social Media
15 13 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (1.19%) Private Cloud
16 12 (1.10%) iPhone
17 11 (1.01%) Eurex
17 11 (1.01%) NHS
18 10 (0.92%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 150 (13.76%) Linux
2 72 (6.61%) Windows
3 71 (6.51%) Unix
4 47 (4.31%) Android
5 30 (2.75%) CentOS
6 28 (2.57%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.28%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.19%) Windows Server
9 12 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.01%) Solaris
11 8 (0.73%) tvOS
12 5 (0.46%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.092%) Alpine Linux
14 1 (0.092%) Debian
14 1 (0.092%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.092%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (36.42%) Software Engineering
3 370 (33.94%) DevOps
4 207 (18.99%) Microservices
5 181 (16.61%) Mentoring
6 177 (16.24%) TDD
7 175 (16.06%) Test Automation
8 132 (12.11%) Open Source
9 131 (12.02%) Infrastructure as Code
10 116 (10.64%) Pair Programming
11 115 (10.55%) Scrum
12 113 (10.37%) Problem-Solving
13 100 (9.17%) Coaching
14 96 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
14 96 (8.81%) Fintech
15 89 (8.17%) OO
16 85 (7.80%) Clean Code
17 79 (7.25%) BDD
18 78 (7.16%) Machine Learning
18 78 (7.16%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 535 (49.08%) Python
2 449 (41.19%) JavaScript
3 262 (24.04%) Go
4 256 (23.49%) Java
5 201 (18.44%) TypeScript
6 155 (14.22%) SQL
7 125 (11.47%) Elixir
8 116 (10.64%) Bash Shell
9 87 (7.98%) C#
10 84 (7.71%) ES6
11 82 (7.52%) PHP
12 73 (6.70%) Elm
13 65 (5.96%) C++
13 65 (5.96%) PowerShell
14 59 (5.41%) Scala
15 52 (4.77%) C
16 51 (4.68%) Perl
17 31 (2.84%) Clojure
18 27 (2.48%) Haskell
18 27 (2.48%) Rust
Qualifications
1 78 (7.16%) Degree
2 45 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 24 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.83%) AWS Certification
5 9 (0.83%) RHCE
5 9 (0.83%) RHCSA
6 6 (0.55%) PhD
7 4 (0.37%) MBA
7 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.28%) CCNA
8 3 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.28%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.092%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.092%) EnCE
9 1 (0.092%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.78%) QA
2 21 (1.93%) Accessibility
3 11 (1.01%) SLA
4 5 (0.46%) GDPR
5 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.28%) NIST
6 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.18%) SOC 2
7 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 317 (29.08%) Docker
2 18 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.10%) ISA Server
4 10 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.55%) LXC
6 2 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
6 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.092%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.092%) Firmware
7 1 (0.092%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.092%) Xen
Systems Management
1 335 (30.73%) Kubernetes
1 335 (30.73%) Terraform
2 112 (10.28%) Ansible
3 87 (7.98%) Opscode Chef
4 76 (6.97%) Puppet
5 38 (3.49%) Prometheus
6 31 (2.84%) Consul
7 22 (2.02%) Docker Swarm
7 22 (2.02%) Grafana
7 22 (2.02%) Nagios
8 16 (1.47%) Packer
9 15 (1.38%) Sysdig
10 12 (1.10%) Kustomize
10 12 (1.10%) SCCM
11 9 (0.83%) Graphite
12 6 (0.55%) Kibana
13 5 (0.46%) Istio
14 4 (0.37%) QRadar
14 4 (0.37%) Rundeck
15 3 (0.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 123 (11.28%) Google
2 32 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 29 (2.66%) Bloomberg
3 29 (2.66%) Reuters
4 27 (2.48%) Oracle
4 27 (2.48%) SAP
5 26 (2.39%) Red Hat
6 24 (2.20%) Facebook
6 24 (2.20%) Snapchat
7 20 (1.83%) Apple
8 18 (1.65%) DocuSign
8 18 (1.65%) IBM
8 18 (1.65%) Wallstreet Suite
9 17 (1.56%) Splunk
10 15 (1.38%) Adobe
11 14 (1.28%) New Relic
12 11 (1.01%) Fidessa
12 11 (1.01%) ION Trading
12 11 (1.01%) Patsystems
12 11 (1.01%) Trayport