Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > London
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 86 81
Rank change year-on-year -13 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 1,932 2,514 2,534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.18% 3.59% 3.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.62% 6.44% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,568 2,120 2,305
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,525 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 34,402 39,025 37,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.66% 55.74% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28,849 32,679 32,786
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -12 344 £72,500 +11.54% 46
West London +28 64 £52,500 -16.00% 9
South London -14 24 £60,000 +4.35% 1
East London +2 13 £60,000 +20.00% 15
North London +20 5 £36,500 -14.12% 2
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1,162 (60.14%) Python
2 1,012 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 762 (39.44%) Amazon AWS
4 718 (37.16%) DevOps
5 699 (36.18%) Java
6 576 (29.81%) Linux
7 527 (27.28%) JavaScript
8 504 (26.09%) Docker
9 501 (25.93%) Git (software)
10 487 (25.21%) C#
11 479 (24.79%) TDD
12 468 (24.22%) Puppet
13 444 (22.98%) Ansible
14 434 (22.46%) Node.js
15 390 (20.19%) BDD
16 382 (19.77%) Bash Shell
17 360 (18.63%) Kubernetes
18 358 (18.53%) Finance
19 355 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
20 350 (18.12%) .NET
21 344 (17.81%) Jenkins
22 310 (16.05%) Ruby on Rails
23 294 (15.22%) Test Automation
24 288 (14.91%) Opscode Chef
25 286 (14.80%) RESTful
26 285 (14.75%) NoSQL
27 278 (14.39%) SQL Server
28 276 (14.29%) Perl
29 273 (14.13%) SQL
30 270 (13.98%) Go

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
1 169 (8.75%) Apache
2 128 (6.63%) Tomcat
3 102 (5.28%) Elasticsearch
4 71 (3.67%) nginx
5 40 (2.07%) OpenStack
6 30 (1.55%) Apache Spark
6 30 (1.55%) Confluence
7 14 (0.72%) CMS
8 11 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.47%) IIS
10 8 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.36%) WildFly
12 6 (0.31%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.31%) CloudStack
12 6 (0.31%) JBoss
13 5 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.26%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.21%) Mule
15 3 (0.16%) EPiServer
15 3 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.16%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.10%) SPSS
3 1 (0.052%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.052%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 44 (2.28%) thinkFolio
2 21 (1.09%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (0.67%) Eze OMS
4 5 (0.26%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.21%) Magento
6 3 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.10%) SunGard GMI
8 1 (0.052%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 762 (39.44%) Amazon AWS
2 355 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 158 (8.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 127 (6.57%) SaaS
5 77 (3.99%) Cloud Computing
6 60 (3.11%) AWS CloudFormation
7 54 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
8 48 (2.48%) Amazon S3
9 46 (2.38%) GitHub
10 43 (2.23%) IaaS
11 37 (1.92%) Serverless
12 35 (1.81%) G Suite
12 35 (1.81%) Office 365
12 35 (1.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 32 (1.66%) Heroku
14 31 (1.60%) OpenShift
15 28 (1.45%) PaaS
16 27 (1.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 27 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
17 16 (0.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 118 (6.11%) Firewall
2 53 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 48 (2.48%) Internet
4 32 (1.66%) DNS
5 29 (1.50%) HTTP
6 22 (1.14%) VPN
7 18 (0.93%) Network Security
8 16 (0.83%) LAN
8 16 (0.83%) WAN
9 12 (0.62%) VLAN
10 10 (0.52%) Wireless
11 9 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.31%) BIG-IP
12 6 (0.31%) SMTP
13 5 (0.26%) NAS
13 5 (0.26%) SAN
14 4 (0.21%) BGP
14 4 (0.21%) DHCP
14 4 (0.21%) Intranet
14 4 (0.21%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (14.75%) NoSQL
2 278 (14.39%) SQL Server
3 220 (11.39%) MySQL
4 219 (11.34%) SQL Server 2016
5 166 (8.59%) PostgreSQL
6 124 (6.42%) MongoDB
7 92 (4.76%) Redis
8 61 (3.16%) Relational Database
9 59 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
10 44 (2.28%) Big Data
11 37 (1.92%) Neo4j
12 32 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
12 32 (1.66%) Hadoop
13 22 (1.14%) CouchDB
14 21 (1.09%) Data Lake
15 19 (0.98%) Couchbase
16 17 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 17 (0.88%) HBase
17 14 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
18 13 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 501 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 344 (17.81%) Jenkins
3 167 (8.64%) Selenium
4 149 (7.71%) Cucumber
5 107 (5.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 94 (4.87%) Maven
7 82 (4.24%) RSpec
8 80 (4.14%) JIRA
9 74 (3.83%) WebDriver
10 69 (3.57%) Gradle
11 59 (3.05%) TeamCity
12 56 (2.90%) Appium
12 56 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
13 55 (2.85%) Ant
14 47 (2.43%) git-flow
15 38 (1.97%) SoapUI
16 36 (1.86%) WATIR
17 33 (1.71%) CircleCI
18 32 (1.66%) Subversion
18 32 (1.66%) Vagrant
General
1 358 (18.53%) Finance
2 143 (7.40%) Banking
3 137 (7.09%) Games
4 85 (4.40%) Retail
5 73 (3.78%) Financial Institution
6 68 (3.52%) Marketing
7 59 (3.05%) Front Office
8 44 (2.28%) French Language
8 44 (2.28%) German Language
8 44 (2.28%) Italian Language
8 44 (2.28%) Spanish Language
9 32 (1.66%) Law
10 31 (1.60%) Investment Banking
11 24 (1.24%) Legal
12 20 (1.04%) Advertising
13 18 (0.93%) Music Industry
13 18 (0.93%) Telecoms
14 15 (0.78%) Billing
15 10 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 730 (37.78%) Developer
2 360 (18.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 231 (11.96%) .NET Developer
4 165 (8.54%) Ruby Developer
5 159 (8.23%) C# Developer
6 152 (7.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 149 (7.71%) AWS Engineer
8 127 (6.57%) ASP.NET Developer
8 127 (6.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 125 (6.47%) Senior Developer
10 120 (6.21%) AWS DevOps
11 115 (5.95%) Cloud Engineer
12 99 (5.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 85 (4.40%) Test Engineer
14 83 (4.30%) Software Engineer
15 82 (4.24%) Senior DevOps
16 77 (3.99%) Linux Engineer
17 76 (3.93%) Junior
18 75 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 73 (3.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (22.46%) Node.js
2 350 (18.12%) .NET
3 310 (16.05%) Ruby on Rails
4 286 (14.80%) RESTful
5 231 (11.96%) ASP.NET
6 229 (11.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 228 (11.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 204 (10.56%) HTML
9 203 (10.51%) WCF
10 199 (10.30%) .NET Framework
11 194 (10.04%) Entity Framework
12 192 (9.94%) AngularJS
13 186 (9.63%) React
14 185 (9.58%) CSS
15 168 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 168 (8.70%) Code First Entity Framework
16 143 (7.40%) Web Services
17 92 (4.76%) REST
18 79 (4.09%) Elastic Stack
19 74 (3.83%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 210 (10.87%) Fintech
2 147 (7.61%) Data Centre
3 109 (5.64%) Greenfield Project
4 90 (4.66%) Mobile App
4 90 (4.66%) Public Cloud
4 90 (4.66%) User Experience
5 89 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
6 77 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
7 68 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
8 64 (3.31%) Hedge funds
9 62 (3.21%) Equities
10 61 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 57 (2.95%) Fixed Income
12 56 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
13 55 (2.85%) Derivative
14 48 (2.48%) Virtual Team
15 31 (1.60%) Video\Live Streaming
16 24 (1.24%) Management Information System
17 20 (1.04%) Social Network
18 18 (0.93%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 576 (29.81%) Linux
2 199 (10.30%) Windows
3 140 (7.25%) Unix
4 86 (4.45%) CentOS
5 81 (4.19%) Android
6 77 (3.99%) Ubuntu
7 73 (3.78%) Apple iOS
8 53 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (1.29%) Windows Server
10 21 (1.09%) Debian
11 19 (0.98%) Mac OS X
12 14 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.47%) Fedora
13 9 (0.47%) FreeBSD
13 9 (0.47%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.47%) SUSE
14 7 (0.36%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.16%) Solaris
16 2 (0.10%) DC/OS
16 2 (0.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,012 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 718 (37.16%) DevOps
3 479 (24.79%) TDD
4 390 (20.19%) BDD
5 294 (15.22%) Test Automation
6 254 (13.15%) MVC
7 249 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
8 248 (12.84%) Software Engineering
9 237 (12.27%) Open Source
10 223 (11.54%) Configuration Management
10 223 (11.54%) Web Application Development
11 222 (11.49%) Scrum
12 193 (9.99%) Computer Science
13 167 (8.64%) Microservices
14 133 (6.88%) Problem-Solving
15 115 (5.95%) Mentoring
16 106 (5.49%) SDET
17 103 (5.33%) Continuous Delivery
18 99 (5.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 95 (4.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,162 (60.14%) Python
2 699 (36.18%) Java
3 527 (27.28%) JavaScript
4 487 (25.21%) C#
5 382 (19.77%) Bash Shell
6 276 (14.29%) Perl
7 273 (14.13%) SQL
8 270 (13.98%) Go
9 227 (11.75%) PHP
10 226 (11.70%) C++
11 184 (9.52%) Scala
12 130 (6.73%) PowerShell
13 104 (5.38%) C
14 74 (3.83%) Shell Script
15 69 (3.57%) Elixir
16 57 (2.95%) Groovy
17 56 (2.90%) Korn
18 53 (2.74%) Bourne shell
19 51 (2.64%) ES6
20 49 (2.54%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 240 (12.42%) Degree
2 67 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (2.43%) Security Cleared
4 39 (2.02%) AWS Certification
5 23 (1.19%) SC Cleared
6 18 (0.93%) CISSP
7 15 (0.78%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.67%) DV Cleared
9 12 (0.62%) OSCP
10 9 (0.47%) CEH
11 8 (0.41%) ISEB
11 8 (0.41%) RHCE
11 8 (0.41%) RHCSA
12 7 (0.36%) CREST Certified
12 7 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.36%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
13 6 (0.31%) MCSE
14 5 (0.26%) Cyber Scheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (6.63%) QA
2 13 (0.67%) GDPR
3 11 (0.57%) SLA
4 4 (0.21%) HIPAA
4 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.10%) EMIR
5 2 (0.10%) FATCA
5 2 (0.10%) MiFID
5 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 504 (26.09%) Docker
2 71 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (2.64%) Hyper-V
4 33 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (1.29%) Active Directory
6 18 (0.93%) HDFS
7 10 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.41%) iptables
8 8 (0.41%) Varnish
9 6 (0.31%) Xen
10 5 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.26%) vSphere
10 5 (0.26%) XenServer
11 4 (0.21%) Firmware
11 4 (0.21%) KVM
11 4 (0.21%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.10%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.10%) etcd
12 2 (0.10%) SkyDNS
12 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 468 (24.22%) Puppet
2 444 (22.98%) Ansible
3 360 (18.63%) Kubernetes
4 288 (14.91%) Opscode Chef
5 267 (13.82%) Terraform
6 100 (5.18%) Salt
7 75 (3.88%) Packer
8 57 (2.95%) Prometheus
9 46 (2.38%) Consul
10 35 (1.81%) Icinga
11 28 (1.45%) Rancher
12 26 (1.35%) Kibana
13 23 (1.19%) Nagios
14 22 (1.14%) Grafana
14 22 (1.14%) Mesos
15 19 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
16 17 (0.88%) Graphite
17 16 (0.83%) ZABBIX
18 15 (0.78%) HAProxy
19 11 (0.57%) Marathon
Vendors
1 181 (9.37%) Google
2 116 (6.00%) Oracle
3 103 (5.33%) Red Hat
4 82 (4.24%) Microsoft
5 76 (3.93%) VMware
6 48 (2.48%) Apple
7 46 (2.38%) Bloomberg
7 46 (2.38%) Reuters
8 44 (2.28%) FXall
8 44 (2.28%) MarketAxess
8 44 (2.28%) Tradeweb
9 42 (2.17%) Eze Software Group
9 42 (2.17%) ION Trading
10 32 (1.66%) Splunk
11 24 (1.24%) Cisco
12 22 (1.14%) Atlassian
13 18 (0.93%) Facebook
14 17 (0.88%) Sony
14 17 (0.88%) Yahoo!
15 15 (0.78%) WorldPay