Period
to 17 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 230 179 277
Rank change year-on-year -51 +98 -81
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 94 31 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.90% 0.79% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.03% 1.48% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 72 20 44
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,500 £31,850
25th Percentile £49,375 £31,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £43,750 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +48.57% -20.45% +22.22%
75th Percentile £74,688 £55,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £86,125 £61,375 £75,625
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +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 the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,636 2,096 5,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.16% 53.41% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3,539 1,747 4,652
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £53,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +5.00%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in the Midlands

Ruby
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ruby in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Ruby in the Midlands

Ruby
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ruby in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Ruby in the Midlands

Ruby
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
West Midlands -58 65 £65,000 +108.00% 19
East Midlands -63 29 £52,500 +10.53% 5
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 78 (82.98%) Python
2 52 (55.32%) AWS
3 51 (54.26%) Docker
4 50 (53.19%) Kubernetes
5 44 (46.81%) Terraform
6 40 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (40.43%) Azure
8 36 (38.30%) Linux
9 35 (37.23%) Java
10 34 (36.17%) DevOps
11 33 (35.11%) Puppet
11 33 (35.11%) JavaScript
12 31 (32.98%) Go
12 31 (32.98%) Opscode Chef
13 30 (31.91%) PowerShell
14 27 (28.72%) Configuration Management
15 26 (27.66%) Bash Shell
15 26 (27.66%) Infrastructure as Code
16 23 (24.47%) Social Skills
16 23 (24.47%) AWS CloudFormation
16 23 (24.47%) PHP
16 23 (24.47%) C#
17 22 (23.40%) GCP
17 22 (23.40%) Jenkins
18 20 (21.28%) GitHub
19 18 (19.15%) HTML
19 18 (19.15%) Perl
19 18 (19.15%) CSS
20 17 (18.09%) .NET
20 17 (18.09%) Ruby on Rails

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 9 (9.57%) OpenStack
2 8 (8.51%) Confluence
3 7 (7.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.19%) Apache
4 3 (3.19%) nginx
5 2 (2.13%) CMS
6 1 (1.06%) Appian
6 1 (1.06%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 52 (55.32%) AWS
2 38 (40.43%) Azure
3 23 (24.47%) AWS CloudFormation
4 22 (23.40%) GCP
5 20 (21.28%) GitHub
6 16 (17.02%) Pulumi
7 15 (15.96%) PaaS
8 12 (12.77%) SaaS
9 8 (8.51%) IaaS
10 7 (7.45%) Amazon EKS
10 7 (7.45%) AWS CodeCommit
10 7 (7.45%) AWS CodePipeline
10 7 (7.45%) Azure Pipelines
10 7 (7.45%) OpenShift
11 3 (3.19%) Slack
12 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (2.13%) Power Platform
13 1 (1.06%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) Firewall
2 8 (8.51%) HTTP
3 7 (7.45%) IPv4
3 7 (7.45%) LAN
3 7 (7.45%) WAN
4 6 (6.38%) 802.11
4 6 (6.38%) SNMP
4 6 (6.38%) VPN
5 2 (2.13%) Internet
5 2 (2.13%) SSL
6 1 (1.06%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.96%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (12.77%) MongoDB
2 12 (12.77%) MySQL
3 8 (8.51%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.19%) MS Access
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.13%) Power BI
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (23.40%) Jenkins
2 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
3 13 (13.83%) JIRA
4 12 (12.77%) GitLab
5 10 (10.64%) Vagrant
6 6 (6.38%) Burp Suite
6 6 (6.38%) Metasploit
7 5 (5.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.19%) Gatling
8 3 (3.19%) Hudson
9 2 (2.13%) Capybara
9 2 (2.13%) RSpec
9 2 (2.13%) Selenium
9 2 (2.13%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.06%) Maven
10 1 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (24.47%) Social Skills
2 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.26%) Marketing
2 4 (4.26%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Law
3 3 (3.19%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.13%) Finance
4 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.06%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (1.06%) Police
Job Titles
1 27 (28.72%) Developer
2 22 (23.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (19.15%) Platform Engineer
4 11 (11.70%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Junior
6 7 (7.45%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Architect
7 6 (6.38%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Junior DevOps
7 6 (6.38%) Junior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Penetration Tester
7 6 (6.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Tester
8 4 (4.26%) DevOps Manager
8 4 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Salesforce Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.19%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.15%) CSS
1 18 (19.15%) HTML
2 17 (18.09%) .NET
2 17 (18.09%) Ruby on Rails
3 14 (14.89%) AngularJS
3 14 (14.89%) Node.js
4 11 (11.70%) ASP.NET
5 9 (9.57%) React
6 8 (8.51%) jQuery
7 7 (7.45%) .NET Core
7 7 (7.45%) Django
7 7 (7.45%) Express
7 7 (7.45%) MEAN Stack
8 6 (6.38%) 802.1X
8 6 (6.38%) JSON
9 5 (5.32%) REST
9 5 (5.32%) RESTful
10 4 (4.26%) React Native
10 4 (4.26%) Sass
10 4 (4.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Public Cloud
2 7 (7.45%) Cyberthreat
2 7 (7.45%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.19%) SCADA
3 3 (3.19%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.13%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (2.13%) LIMS
4 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.06%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.06%) NHS
5 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.30%) Linux
2 15 (15.96%) Windows
3 11 (11.70%) Unix
4 6 (6.38%) Kali Linux
5 5 (5.32%) Android
5 5 (5.32%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.13%) CentOS
7 2 (2.13%) Debian
8 1 (1.06%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.06%) SUSE
8 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (36.17%) DevOps
3 27 (28.72%) Configuration Management
4 26 (27.66%) Infrastructure as Code
5 17 (18.09%) Microservices
6 15 (15.96%) Open Source
7 14 (14.89%) Scrum
8 11 (11.70%) MVC
8 11 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (11.70%) Test Automation
9 10 (10.64%) Waterfall
10 9 (9.57%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.51%) Full Stack Development
11 8 (8.51%) ITIL
11 8 (8.51%) Mentoring
11 8 (8.51%) Time Management
12 7 (7.45%) Coaching
12 7 (7.45%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.45%) PRINCE2
12 7 (7.45%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (82.98%) Python
2 35 (37.23%) Java
3 33 (35.11%) JavaScript
4 31 (32.98%) Go
5 30 (31.91%) PowerShell
6 26 (27.66%) Bash Shell
7 23 (24.47%) C#
7 23 (24.47%) PHP
8 18 (19.15%) Perl
9 16 (17.02%) SQL
10 13 (13.83%) VB.NET
11 11 (11.70%) C++
12 8 (8.51%) C
13 7 (7.45%) Groovy
13 7 (7.45%) VB
14 6 (6.38%) Lua
15 4 (4.26%) Scala
16 3 (3.19%) Kotlin
16 3 (3.19%) TypeScript
16 3 (3.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.32%) Degree
3 3 (3.19%) CHECK Team Member
3 3 (3.19%) CREST Certified
3 3 (3.19%) GXPN
3 3 (3.19%) OSCP
3 3 (3.19%) SANS
4 1 (1.06%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.77%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (54.26%) Docker
2 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 50 (53.19%) Kubernetes
2 44 (46.81%) Terraform
3 33 (35.11%) Puppet
4 31 (32.98%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (18.09%) Ansible
6 16 (17.02%) Salt
7 8 (8.51%) SCCM
8 7 (7.45%) Grafana
9 6 (6.38%) Nessus
9 6 (6.38%) Nmap
9 6 (6.38%) Prometheus
10 4 (4.26%) Consul
10 4 (4.26%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (4.26%) Packer
11 3 (3.19%) Nagios
12 1 (1.06%) CFEngine
12 1 (1.06%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 1 (1.06%) CSIRT
12 1 (1.06%) Graphite
12 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (8.51%) Google
1 8 (8.51%) IBM
1 8 (8.51%) Oracle
2 7 (7.45%) Alibaba
3 5 (5.32%) Splunk
4 4 (4.26%) Facebook
4 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.19%) Cisco
6 2 (2.13%) Adobe
6 2 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (1.06%) LexisNexis
7 1 (1.06%) New Relic
7 1 (1.06%) Pega
7 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.06%) TIBCO