Period
to 22 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 77 95
Rank change year-on-year -16 +18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2,446 2,591 2,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.50% 3.71% 3.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.33% 6.80% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,094 2,305 2,532
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 38,627 38,108 45,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.27% 54.59% 53.79%
Number of salaries quoted 31,723 33,373 39,703
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +1.85%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 -11 448 £65,000 +4.00% 86
West London +68 122 £65,000 +8.33% 32
South London -10 32 £57,500 +43.75% 4
East London +17 28 £62,500 -13.79% 14
North London -5 3 £42,500 -26.09% 3
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 1,352 (55.27%) Agile Software Development
2 1,259 (51.47%) Python
3 940 (38.43%) Java
4 802 (32.79%) DevOps
5 783 (32.01%) JavaScript
6 757 (30.95%) Amazon AWS
7 743 (30.38%) Linux
8 696 (28.45%) TDD
9 632 (25.84%) Git (software)
10 611 (24.98%) BDD
11 563 (23.02%) Jenkins
12 527 (21.55%) C#
13 509 (20.81%) Ruby on Rails
13 509 (20.81%) Ansible
14 501 (20.48%) Docker
15 499 (20.40%) Puppet
16 497 (20.32%) Node.js
17 473 (19.34%) Continuous Integration
18 465 (19.01%) Finance
19 446 (18.23%) Opscode Chef
20 419 (17.13%) Test Automation
21 414 (16.93%) Bash Shell
22 398 (16.27%) .NET
23 383 (15.66%) NoSQL
24 380 (15.54%) RESTful
25 359 (14.68%) Perl
26 339 (13.86%) PHP
27 336 (13.74%) HTML
28 334 (13.65%) MySQL
28 334 (13.65%) Configuration Management

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
1 131 (5.36%) Apache
2 128 (5.23%) Elasticsearch
3 105 (4.29%) nginx
4 101 (4.13%) Apache Spark
5 70 (2.86%) Confluence
6 68 (2.78%) OpenStack
7 52 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
8 49 (2.00%) Tomcat
9 47 (1.92%) IIS
10 40 (1.64%) SharePoint
11 21 (0.86%) Apache Solr
12 20 (0.82%) CMS
13 19 (0.78%) CloudStack
14 15 (0.61%) Ethereum
15 12 (0.49%) Jetty
16 11 (0.45%) Drupal
16 11 (0.45%) JBoss
16 11 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
16 11 (0.45%) WordPress
17 10 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.16%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.12%) InDesign
5 2 (0.082%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.041%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.041%) Avid Media Composer
6 1 (0.041%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.041%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.082%) Magento
6 2 (0.082%) Shopify
7 1 (0.041%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.041%) Summit
7 1 (0.041%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 757 (30.95%) Amazon AWS
2 285 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 139 (5.68%) GitHub
4 116 (4.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 107 (4.37%) SaaS
6 72 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
7 68 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
8 66 (2.70%) Heroku
9 58 (2.37%) IaaS
10 55 (2.25%) PaaS
11 46 (1.88%) OpenShift
12 42 (1.72%) Amazon S3
13 37 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
13 37 (1.51%) Office 365
14 32 (1.31%) OneDrive
15 31 (1.27%) Serverless
16 29 (1.19%) Slack
17 17 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 16 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
18 16 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 107 (4.37%) DNS
1 107 (4.37%) TCP/IP
2 99 (4.05%) Internet
3 91 (3.72%) HTTP
4 89 (3.64%) Firewall
5 53 (2.17%) VPN
6 28 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (0.78%) Broadband
8 19 (0.78%) SMTP
9 18 (0.74%) Ethernet
10 17 (0.70%) BGP
10 17 (0.70%) Network Security
11 16 (0.65%) VLAN
12 15 (0.61%) Junos
12 15 (0.61%) OSPF
13 13 (0.53%) IGMP
13 13 (0.53%) IMAP
13 13 (0.53%) RIP
13 13 (0.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (15.66%) NoSQL
2 334 (13.65%) MySQL
3 313 (12.80%) SQL Server
4 271 (11.08%) PostgreSQL
5 190 (7.77%) SQL Server 2014
6 154 (6.30%) MongoDB
7 118 (4.82%) Redis
8 115 (4.70%) Big Data
9 106 (4.33%) Relational Database
10 88 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 72 (2.94%) Hadoop
12 53 (2.17%) Blockchain
13 38 (1.55%) SQL Server 2016
14 30 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
15 25 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
16 20 (0.82%) InfluxDB
17 19 (0.78%) RDBMS
18 17 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 15 (0.61%) MariaDB
20 13 (0.53%) Riak
Development Applications
1 632 (25.84%) Git (software)
2 563 (23.02%) Jenkins
3 260 (10.63%) Cucumber
4 250 (10.22%) Selenium
5 146 (5.97%) JIRA
6 142 (5.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 129 (5.27%) WebDriver
8 111 (4.54%) TeamCity
9 97 (3.97%) Sonatype Nexus
10 96 (3.92%) Maven
11 83 (3.39%) RSpec
12 56 (2.29%) Subversion
13 49 (2.00%) JUnit
14 47 (1.92%) Appium
14 47 (1.92%) JMeter
15 46 (1.88%) Vagrant
16 43 (1.76%) Hudson
16 43 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
17 42 (1.72%) Calabash
18 41 (1.68%) WATIR
General
1 465 (19.01%) Finance
2 128 (5.23%) Retail
3 123 (5.03%) Banking
4 113 (4.62%) Games
5 103 (4.21%) Advertising
6 74 (3.03%) Marketing
7 70 (2.86%) Legal
8 55 (2.25%) Telecoms
9 21 (0.86%) Back Office
10 17 (0.70%) Law
11 14 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.57%) Publishing
12 13 (0.53%) Russian Language
13 11 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.29%) Billing
14 7 (0.29%) Digital Economy
14 7 (0.29%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.25%) Electronics
16 4 (0.16%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,028 (42.03%) Developer
2 422 (17.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 245 (10.02%) .NET Developer
4 213 (8.71%) Ruby Developer
5 175 (7.15%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 163 (6.66%) Java Developer
7 158 (6.46%) Senior Developer
8 141 (5.76%) AWS Engineer
9 128 (5.23%) Software Engineer
10 122 (4.99%) Linux Engineer
11 121 (4.95%) Cloud Engineer
12 116 (4.74%) AWS DevOps
13 115 (4.70%) C# Developer
14 108 (4.42%) Tester
15 105 (4.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 100 (4.09%) C# .NET Developer
17 98 (4.01%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 91 (3.72%) Full Stack Developer
19 90 (3.68%) ASP.NET Developer
19 90 (3.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 509 (20.81%) Ruby on Rails
2 497 (20.32%) Node.js
3 398 (16.27%) .NET
4 380 (15.54%) RESTful
5 336 (13.74%) HTML
6 315 (12.88%) AngularJS
7 293 (11.98%) CSS
8 261 (10.67%) ASP.NET
9 243 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 233 (9.53%) ASP.NET Web API
11 228 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 212 (8.67%) React
13 205 (8.38%) Web Services
14 183 (7.48%) WCF
15 177 (7.24%) REST
16 156 (6.38%) .NET Framework
17 142 (5.81%) Code First Entity Framework
17 142 (5.81%) Entity Framework
18 98 (4.01%) HTML5
19 97 (3.97%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 218 (8.91%) Fintech
2 197 (8.05%) Computer Science
3 191 (7.81%) Greenfield Project
4 137 (5.60%) User Experience
5 108 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
5 108 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
6 89 (3.64%) Public Cloud
7 86 (3.52%) Data Centre
8 77 (3.15%) Mobile App
9 59 (2.41%) Private Cloud
10 57 (2.33%) Social Media
11 48 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
12 47 (1.92%) Algorithms
13 45 (1.84%) BBC
14 41 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
15 29 (1.19%) Management Information System
16 25 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
17 21 (0.86%) Hedge funds
18 19 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 18 (0.74%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 743 (30.38%) Linux
2 168 (6.87%) Windows
3 148 (6.05%) Unix
4 119 (4.87%) Apple iOS
5 111 (4.54%) CentOS
6 102 (4.17%) Android
7 88 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 50 (2.04%) Ubuntu
9 33 (1.35%) Windows Server
10 22 (0.90%) CoreOS
11 17 (0.70%) Fedora
12 16 (0.65%) Solaris
13 15 (0.61%) Nucleus RTOS
14 12 (0.49%) Debian
15 10 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.41%) Windows Phone
16 8 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
17 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.12%) VMS
17 3 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,352 (55.27%) Agile Software Development
2 802 (32.79%) DevOps
3 696 (28.45%) TDD
4 611 (24.98%) BDD
5 473 (19.34%) Continuous Integration
6 419 (17.13%) Test Automation
7 334 (13.65%) Configuration Management
8 331 (13.53%) Software Engineering
9 306 (12.51%) Scrum
10 302 (12.35%) MVC
11 294 (12.02%) Continuous Delivery
12 283 (11.57%) Open Source
13 268 (10.96%) Web Application Development
14 256 (10.47%) Microservices
15 221 (9.04%) E-Commerce
16 178 (7.28%) Mentoring
17 154 (6.30%) Machine Learning
18 129 (5.27%) Kanban
19 128 (5.23%) OO
20 127 (5.19%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,259 (51.47%) Python
2 940 (38.43%) Java
3 783 (32.01%) JavaScript
4 527 (21.55%) C#
5 414 (16.93%) Bash Shell
6 359 (14.68%) Perl
7 339 (13.86%) PHP
8 322 (13.16%) SQL
9 264 (10.79%) Go
10 190 (7.77%) Scala
11 138 (5.64%) C++
12 119 (4.87%) PowerShell
13 95 (3.88%) Elixir
14 93 (3.80%) C
15 92 (3.76%) Shell Script
16 72 (2.94%) Groovy
17 56 (2.29%) Apple Swift
18 53 (2.17%) Korn
19 51 (2.09%) Bourne shell
20 43 (1.76%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 236 (9.65%) Degree
2 86 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 73 (2.98%) Security Cleared
4 55 (2.25%) CISSP
5 53 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 39 (1.59%) GIAC
7 36 (1.47%) CISA
7 36 (1.47%) CISM
8 25 (1.02%) ISTQB
9 21 (0.86%) Master's Degree
9 21 (0.86%) OSCP
10 17 (0.70%) CEH
11 15 (0.61%) GCIH
12 14 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
13 13 (0.53%) CREST Certified
14 9 (0.37%) GPEN
14 9 (0.37%) ISEB
14 9 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (0.33%) AWS Certification
16 7 (0.29%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (7.48%) QA
2 46 (1.88%) GCP
3 29 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.90%) GDPR
6 12 (0.49%) GPG13
7 6 (0.25%) SLA
8 2 (0.082%) DICOM
8 2 (0.082%) HL7
9 1 (0.041%) COBIT
9 1 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.041%) WCAG
System Software
1 501 (20.48%) Docker
2 55 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (1.92%) iptables
4 29 (1.19%) Varnish
5 24 (0.98%) HDFS
6 21 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (0.82%) vSphere
8 17 (0.70%) Xen
9 15 (0.61%) NFS
10 13 (0.53%) Snort
11 11 (0.45%) KVM
11 11 (0.45%) VirtualBox
11 11 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.33%) LXC
13 5 (0.20%) Active Directory
13 5 (0.20%) VMware NSX
13 5 (0.20%) XenServer
14 4 (0.16%) Hyper-V
15 2 (0.082%) Corosync
16 1 (0.041%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 509 (20.81%) Ansible
2 499 (20.40%) Puppet
3 446 (18.23%) Opscode Chef
4 311 (12.71%) Kubernetes
5 199 (8.14%) Terraform
6 122 (4.99%) Nagios
7 80 (3.27%) Salt
8 55 (2.25%) ZABBIX
9 53 (2.17%) Kibana
10 50 (2.04%) Packer
11 40 (1.64%) HAProxy
12 38 (1.55%) Icinga
12 38 (1.55%) logstash
13 29 (1.19%) Grafana
14 25 (1.02%) Rundeck
15 24 (0.98%) SELinux
16 22 (0.90%) Cacti
16 22 (0.90%) Consul
16 22 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
17 21 (0.86%) Graphite
Vendors
1 210 (8.59%) Google
2 157 (6.42%) Microsoft
3 116 (4.74%) Red Hat
4 102 (4.17%) VMware
5 98 (4.01%) Facebook
6 91 (3.72%) Splunk
7 76 (3.11%) Oracle
8 58 (2.37%) Atlassian
9 56 (2.29%) Apple
10 50 (2.04%) SaltStack
11 45 (1.84%) Cisco
12 40 (1.64%) Sony
12 40 (1.64%) Yahoo!
13 30 (1.23%) New Relic
14 26 (1.06%) WorldPay
15 22 (0.90%) Capita
16 21 (0.86%) Symantec
17 20 (0.82%) AppDynamics
18 19 (0.78%) Varonis
19 18 (0.74%) Qualys