Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > London
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 129 97 93
Rank change year-on-year -32 -4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 1,337 2,094 2,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.60% 3.34% 3.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.61% 5.84% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,050 1,751 2,080
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 29,028 35,862 38,374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.48% 57.19% 55.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24,181 30,019 31,478
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -37 219 £65,000 -7.14% 101
South London +34 53 £65,000 +8.33% 5
East London +13 20 £67,500 +12.50% 21
West London -46 15 £55,000 +4.76% 47
North London -8 3 £55,000 +50.68% 2
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 792 (59.24%) Python
2 720 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 595 (44.50%) Java
4 546 (40.84%) AWS
5 533 (39.87%) DevOps
6 464 (34.70%) Docker
7 427 (31.94%) JavaScript
8 422 (31.56%) Linux
9 400 (29.92%) Git (software)
10 379 (28.35%) C#
11 377 (28.20%) Kubernetes
12 337 (25.21%) TDD
13 330 (24.68%) Finance
14 326 (24.38%) Ansible
15 308 (23.04%) Azure
16 298 (22.29%) Puppet
17 272 (20.34%) Jenkins
18 251 (18.77%) Node.js
19 248 (18.55%) Software Engineering
20 243 (18.18%) Terraform
21 239 (17.88%) Bash Shell
22 237 (17.73%) Microservices
23 229 (17.13%) RESTful
24 226 (16.90%) Test Automation
24 226 (16.90%) .NET
25 225 (16.83%) BDD
26 221 (16.53%) Opscode Chef
27 217 (16.23%) Go
27 217 (16.23%) SQL Server
28 208 (15.56%) Ruby on Rails

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 65 (4.86%) Elasticsearch
2 50 (3.74%) Apache
3 49 (3.66%) Tomcat
4 42 (3.14%) CMS
5 34 (2.54%) Cloud Foundry
6 30 (2.24%) IIS
7 22 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 22 (1.65%) JBoss
7 22 (1.65%) nginx
7 22 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 20 (1.50%) Headless CMS
9 16 (1.20%) Apache TomEE
9 16 (1.20%) Confluence
10 13 (0.97%) Apache Spark
10 13 (0.97%) OpenStack
11 11 (0.82%) WordPress
12 5 (0.37%) Drupal
13 4 (0.30%) Jupyter
14 3 (0.22%) CloudStack
14 3 (0.22%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.075%) Sketch
1 1 (0.075%) SPSS
1 1 (0.075%) Stata
1 1 (0.075%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 21 (1.57%) thinkFolio
2 20 (1.50%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.30%) Magento
4 1 (0.075%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.075%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.075%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.075%) Relativity
4 1 (0.075%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 546 (40.84%) AWS
2 308 (23.04%) Azure
3 137 (10.25%) GCP
4 128 (9.57%) SaaS
5 103 (7.70%) Serverless
6 79 (5.91%) PaaS
7 76 (5.68%) GitHub
8 66 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
9 65 (4.86%) IaaS
10 57 (4.26%) AWS Lambda
11 53 (3.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 50 (3.74%) OpenShift
13 44 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
14 40 (2.99%) Amazon S3
15 32 (2.39%) AWS CloudFormation
16 27 (2.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 27 (2.02%) Datadog
17 26 (1.94%) Heroku
18 20 (1.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 19 (1.42%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 86 (6.43%) DNS
2 66 (4.94%) Firewall
3 47 (3.52%) HTTP
4 44 (3.29%) TCP/IP
5 22 (1.65%) VPN
6 20 (1.50%) DHCP
7 18 (1.35%) Software-Defined Networking
8 17 (1.27%) Internet
9 14 (1.05%) Kerberos
10 12 (0.90%) SMTP
10 12 (0.90%) SSH
11 10 (0.75%) FTP
12 7 (0.52%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.45%) PBX
14 5 (0.37%) SSL
15 4 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (0.30%) Skype
16 2 (0.15%) SMS
17 1 (0.075%) SAN
17 1 (0.075%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (16.23%) SQL Server
2 166 (12.42%) NoSQL
3 132 (9.87%) SQL Server 2016
4 89 (6.66%) MySQL
5 55 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
6 43 (3.22%) Relational Database
7 34 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
8 32 (2.39%) Big Data
9 30 (2.24%) MongoDB
10 23 (1.72%) Redis
11 19 (1.42%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.35%) Cosmos DB
13 12 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (0.82%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.75%) Apache Hive
15 10 (0.75%) Blockchain
15 10 (0.75%) HBase
15 10 (0.75%) Sqoop
16 8 (0.60%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 400 (29.92%) Git (software)
2 272 (20.34%) Jenkins
3 114 (8.53%) Selenium
4 95 (7.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 76 (5.68%) Cucumber
5 76 (5.68%) TeamCity
6 70 (5.24%) WebDriver
7 62 (4.64%) Vagrant
8 57 (4.26%) Subversion
9 54 (4.04%) RSpec
10 52 (3.89%) JUnit
11 47 (3.52%) JIRA
12 46 (3.44%) Mockito
13 45 (3.37%) Hudson
14 43 (3.22%) Maven
15 42 (3.14%) GitLab
16 38 (2.84%) Gradle
17 31 (2.32%) CircleCI
18 29 (2.17%) Calabash
19 28 (2.09%) Appium
General
1 330 (24.68%) Finance
2 102 (7.63%) Banking
3 69 (5.16%) Games
4 45 (3.37%) Marketing
5 39 (2.92%) Law
6 30 (2.24%) Investment Banking
7 25 (1.87%) Front Office
8 24 (1.80%) French Language
8 24 (1.80%) German Language
8 24 (1.80%) Italian Language
8 24 (1.80%) Spanish Language
9 23 (1.72%) Billing
10 20 (1.50%) Retail
11 16 (1.20%) Advertising
12 14 (1.05%) Legal
12 14 (1.05%) Public Sector
13 9 (0.67%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.52%) Telecoms
15 5 (0.37%) Publishing
16 3 (0.22%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 448 (33.51%) Developer
2 263 (19.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 136 (10.17%) .NET Developer
4 120 (8.98%) Software Engineer
5 109 (8.15%) Ruby Developer
6 105 (7.85%) C# Developer
7 101 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 79 (5.91%) ASP.NET Developer
8 79 (5.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 76 (5.68%) Senior Developer
10 74 (5.53%) Cloud Engineer
11 63 (4.71%) Java Engineer
11 63 (4.71%) Java Software Engineer
12 59 (4.41%) AWS Engineer
13 56 (4.19%) Software Developer
14 55 (4.11%) Senior DevOps
15 50 (3.74%) Support Engineer
16 49 (3.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 49 (3.66%) Test Engineer
17 47 (3.52%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (18.77%) Node.js
2 229 (17.13%) RESTful
3 226 (16.90%) .NET
4 208 (15.56%) Ruby on Rails
5 145 (10.85%) React
6 138 (10.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 134 (10.02%) ASP.NET
8 130 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 129 (9.65%) Entity Framework
10 128 (9.57%) .NET Framework
10 128 (9.57%) WCF
11 126 (9.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 126 (9.42%) Code First Entity Framework
12 112 (8.38%) HTML
13 106 (7.93%) CSS
14 99 (7.40%) AngularJS
15 98 (7.33%) REST
16 89 (6.66%) Spring
17 81 (6.06%) Kafka
18 61 (4.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 94 (7.03%) Public Cloud
2 93 (6.96%) Greenfield Project
3 70 (5.24%) Cloud Native
4 63 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
5 57 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (3.44%) Mobile App
7 45 (3.37%) Data Centre
8 39 (2.92%) Fixed Income
9 36 (2.69%) User Experience
10 34 (2.54%) Equities
10 34 (2.54%) Hedge funds
11 32 (2.39%) Derivative
11 32 (2.39%) Virtual Team
12 30 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
13 25 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 19 (1.42%) iPad
15 18 (1.35%) Private Cloud
16 16 (1.20%) Blog
17 15 (1.12%) Algorithms
17 15 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 422 (31.56%) Linux
2 179 (13.39%) Windows
3 96 (7.18%) Apple iOS
4 91 (6.81%) Android
5 68 (5.09%) Mac OS X
6 64 (4.79%) Unix
7 55 (4.11%) CentOS
8 37 (2.77%) Windows Server
9 23 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (1.72%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.75%) VMS
11 8 (0.60%) Kali Linux
11 8 (0.60%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.52%) Debian
12 7 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
13 6 (0.45%) Robot Operating System
14 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.22%) Solaris
16 2 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 720 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 533 (39.87%) DevOps
3 337 (25.21%) TDD
4 248 (18.55%) Software Engineering
5 237 (17.73%) Microservices
6 226 (16.90%) Test Automation
7 225 (16.83%) BDD
8 200 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
9 198 (14.81%) Open Source
10 179 (13.39%) Configuration Management
11 169 (12.64%) Scrum
12 162 (12.12%) MVC
13 161 (12.04%) Fintech
14 159 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
15 138 (10.32%) Infrastructure as Code
16 129 (9.65%) Web Application Development
17 120 (8.98%) Continuous Delivery
18 114 (8.53%) Mentoring
19 107 (8.00%) Computer Science
20 100 (7.48%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 792 (59.24%) Python
2 595 (44.50%) Java
3 427 (31.94%) JavaScript
4 379 (28.35%) C#
5 239 (17.88%) Bash Shell
6 217 (16.23%) Go
7 183 (13.69%) Perl
8 163 (12.19%) SQL
9 151 (11.29%) PowerShell
10 115 (8.60%) PHP
11 106 (7.93%) C++
12 66 (4.94%) Groovy
13 64 (4.79%) Java 8
13 64 (4.79%) Kotlin
14 55 (4.11%) Apple Swift
15 49 (3.66%) TypeScript
16 44 (3.29%) Scala
17 36 (2.69%) Korn
18 28 (2.09%) Bourne shell
19 27 (2.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 160 (11.97%) Degree
2 45 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 42 (3.14%) SC Cleared
4 34 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (1.05%) OSCP
6 12 (0.90%) ISTQB
7 11 (0.82%) CEH
7 11 (0.82%) CISSP
8 8 (0.60%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.52%) CESG Certified Professional
9 7 (0.52%) PhD
10 6 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.30%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.30%) GWAPT
11 4 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.22%) CREST Certified
12 3 (0.22%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.15%) MCSA
13 2 (0.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (6.73%) QA
2 8 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.52%) GDPR
4 4 (0.30%) SLA
5 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.15%) PMO
6 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 17025
6 1 (0.075%) JTAG
6 1 (0.075%) NIST
6 1 (0.075%) WCAG
System Software
1 464 (34.70%) Docker
2 42 (3.14%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (0.75%) HDFS
7 6 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.45%) Xen
8 5 (0.37%) Varnish
9 3 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (0.22%) NFS
9 3 (0.22%) vSphere
10 2 (0.15%) KVM
10 2 (0.15%) LXC
11 1 (0.075%) Ceph
11 1 (0.075%) Lustre
11 1 (0.075%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 377 (28.20%) Kubernetes
2 326 (24.38%) Ansible
3 298 (22.29%) Puppet
4 243 (18.18%) Terraform
5 221 (16.53%) Opscode Chef
6 64 (4.79%) Grafana
7 62 (4.64%) Mesos
8 61 (4.56%) Salt
9 60 (4.49%) Prometheus
10 57 (4.26%) Packer
11 47 (3.52%) Docker Swarm
12 45 (3.37%) Consul
13 44 (3.29%) Graphite
14 43 (3.22%) Nagios
15 39 (2.92%) ZABBIX
16 37 (2.77%) Marathon
17 29 (2.17%) Kibana
18 28 (2.09%) Rancher
19 25 (1.87%) Istio
20 19 (1.42%) Knative
Vendors
1 97 (7.26%) Oracle
2 85 (6.36%) Microsoft
3 65 (4.86%) Splunk
4 63 (4.71%) Google
5 53 (3.96%) New Relic
6 36 (2.69%) Dynatrace
7 34 (2.54%) IBM
8 29 (2.17%) Red Hat
9 27 (2.02%) VMware
10 26 (1.94%) AppDynamics
11 24 (1.80%) Adobe
12 22 (1.65%) Bloomberg
12 22 (1.65%) ION Trading
12 22 (1.65%) PagerDuty
12 22 (1.65%) Reuters
12 22 (1.65%) WorldPay
13 21 (1.57%) Eze Software Group
13 21 (1.57%) FXall
13 21 (1.57%) MarketAxess
13 21 (1.57%) Tradeweb