The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 115 140
Rank change year-on-year +20 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 464 495 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.18% 2.69% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.82% 5.04% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 392 437 373
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 7967 9824 10442
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 54.60% 53.41% 48.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6946 8779 8923
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Ruby as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in the South East

Ruby
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby in the South East.

Salary trend for Ruby in the South East

Ruby
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in the South East over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in the South East

Ruby
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +49 126 £55,000 +37.50% 23
Berkshire +13 87 £55,000 - 12
Surrey +9 69 £45,000 -14.28% 10
Oxfordshire +7 60 £47,500 -9.52% 8
East Sussex +26 34 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Buckinghamshire -4 26 £50,000 -4.76% 5
West Sussex +1 25 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Kent 0 25 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Middlesex - 8 £66,250 -
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 488 (53.45%) Python
2 482 (52.79%) Agile Software Development
3 388 (42.50%) Linux
4 328 (35.93%) Java
5 315 (34.50%) C#
6 296 (32.42%) TDD
7 280 (30.67%) Git (software)
8 273 (29.90%) .NET
9 265 (29.03%) JavaScript
10 242 (26.51%) MVC
11 231 (25.30%) Perl
12 227 (24.86%) Node.js
13 226 (24.75%) SQL Server
14 217 (23.77%) BDD
15 215 (23.55%) RESTful
16 206 (22.56%) ASP.NET
17 204 (22.34%) HTML
18 202 (22.12%) AngularJS
19 194 (21.25%) ASP.NET MVC
20 193 (21.14%) DevOps
21 192 (21.03%) ASP.NET Web API
22 191 (20.92%) NoSQL
23 184 (20.15%) Web Application Development
23 184 (20.15%) MySQL
24 179 (19.61%) OO
25 178 (19.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
26 175 (19.17%) Puppet
27 168 (18.40%) Ruby on Rails
28 165 (18.07%) PHP
29 164 (17.96%) Scrum

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 75 (8.21%) Elasticsearch
2 55 (6.02%) Apache
3 43 (4.71%) nginx
4 33 (3.61%) Apache Spark
5 29 (3.18%) OpenStack
6 15 (1.64%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
8 12 (1.31%) CMS
9 11 (1.20%) Jetty
9 11 (1.20%) WordPress
10 10 (1.10%) Confluence
10 10 (1.10%) IIS
11 9 (0.99%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.77%) NServiceBus
12 7 (0.77%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.66%) Joomla!
14 5 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.55%) JBoss
14 5 (0.55%) SharePoint
14 5 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.66%) Inkscape
4 5 (0.55%) GIMP
5 4 (0.44%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.44%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 20 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.99%) Magento
3 6 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 152 (16.65%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (12.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (3.94%) SaaS
4 28 (3.07%) GitHub
5 19 (2.08%) PaaS
6 11 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.10%) Trello
8 6 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (0.66%) Heroku
9 5 (0.55%) IaaS
9 5 (0.55%) iPaaS
10 4 (0.44%) AWS OpsWorks
10 4 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.33%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.11%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.05%) DNS
1 37 (4.05%) HTTP
2 36 (3.94%) Firewall
3 28 (3.07%) TCP/IP
4 27 (2.96%) Internet
5 21 (2.30%) VPN
6 19 (2.08%) SSL
7 18 (1.97%) Wireshark
8 16 (1.75%) BGP
8 16 (1.75%) LAN
8 16 (1.75%) VoIP
8 16 (1.75%) WAN
9 10 (1.10%) tcpdump
10 9 (0.99%) Network Security
11 8 (0.88%) LDAP
11 8 (0.88%) SMTP
12 5 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (0.33%) AMQP
13 3 (0.33%) DHCP
14 2 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (24.75%) SQL Server
2 191 (20.92%) NoSQL
3 184 (20.15%) MySQL
4 121 (13.25%) MongoDB
5 95 (10.41%) SQL Server 2016
6 87 (9.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 42 (4.60%) Big Data
8 39 (4.27%) Relational Database
9 38 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
10 37 (4.05%) MariaDB
11 36 (3.94%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (1.97%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.97%) RDBMS
13 17 (1.86%) Redis
14 6 (0.66%) SQLite
14 6 (0.66%) Text Mining
15 5 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 2 (0.22%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.22%) Geospatial Data
16 2 (0.22%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 280 (30.67%) Git (software)
2 134 (14.68%) Jenkins
3 59 (6.46%) JIRA
4 57 (6.24%) Selenium
5 51 (5.59%) Subversion
6 50 (5.48%) TeamCity
7 42 (4.60%) Cucumber
8 16 (1.75%) Vagrant
8 16 (1.75%) WebDriver
9 15 (1.64%) gulp
9 15 (1.64%) Maven
10 14 (1.53%) Gradle
10 14 (1.53%) InstallShield
11 11 (1.20%) IDA Disassembler
11 11 (1.20%) OllyDbg
11 11 (1.20%) PHPUnit
11 11 (1.20%) RSpec
11 11 (1.20%) WinDbg
12 10 (1.10%) Capybara
12 10 (1.10%) Redmine
General
1 105 (11.50%) Finance
2 57 (6.24%) Marketing
3 52 (5.70%) Telecoms
4 43 (4.71%) Automotive
5 31 (3.40%) Aerospace
6 25 (2.74%) Publishing
7 21 (2.30%) Manufacturing
8 20 (2.19%) Electronics
9 19 (2.08%) Music Industry
10 15 (1.64%) Games
11 12 (1.31%) Retail
12 11 (1.20%) Advertising
13 7 (0.77%) Back Office
14 4 (0.44%) Digital Economy
14 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.44%) Legal
15 1 (0.11%) Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 444 (48.63%) Developer
2 183 (20.04%) .NET Developer
3 92 (10.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 77 (8.43%) Ruby Developer
5 53 (5.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 50 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
7 48 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 44 (4.82%) Java Developer
8 44 (4.82%) Messaging Developer
8 44 (4.82%) Software Developer
9 43 (4.71%) Analyst
10 40 (4.38%) Administrator
10 40 (4.38%) Python Developer
11 39 (4.27%) Architect
11 39 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
12 37 (4.05%) Test Engineer
13 36 (3.94%) Software Engineer
14 35 (3.83%) C# Developer
15 33 (3.61%) Systems Administrator
16 31 (3.40%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (29.90%) .NET
2 227 (24.86%) Node.js
3 215 (23.55%) RESTful
4 206 (22.56%) ASP.NET
5 204 (22.34%) HTML
6 202 (22.12%) AngularJS
7 194 (21.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 192 (21.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 178 (19.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 168 (18.40%) Ruby on Rails
11 153 (16.76%) CSS
12 138 (15.12%) WCF
13 110 (12.05%) .NET Framework
14 100 (10.95%) Entity Framework
15 91 (9.97%) Code First Entity Framework
16 83 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 77 (8.43%) KnockoutJS
18 74 (8.11%) RabbitMQ
18 74 (8.11%) Web Services
19 71 (7.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.04%) User Experience
3 35 (3.83%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.52%) Algorithms
4 23 (2.52%) Social Network
5 20 (2.19%) BBC
6 19 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (2.08%) Social Media
7 15 (1.64%) Public Cloud
8 14 (1.53%) Data Centre
9 13 (1.42%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.42%) Private Cloud
10 12 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (1.20%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 11 (1.20%) Management Information System
12 9 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (0.77%) Cyber Attack
14 7 (0.77%) Fintech
14 7 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 388 (42.50%) Linux
2 144 (15.77%) Windows
3 105 (11.50%) Unix
4 69 (7.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (4.71%) CentOS
6 42 (4.60%) Solaris
7 41 (4.49%) Ubuntu
8 19 (2.08%) Windows Server
9 18 (1.97%) Debian
10 13 (1.42%) AIX
11 12 (1.31%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.88%) Android
12 8 (0.88%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.44%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.44%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.44%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (52.79%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (32.42%) TDD
3 242 (26.51%) MVC
4 217 (23.77%) BDD
5 193 (21.14%) DevOps
6 184 (20.15%) Web Application Development
7 179 (19.61%) OO
8 164 (17.96%) Scrum
9 121 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
10 120 (13.14%) Web Development
11 106 (11.61%) Software Engineering
12 101 (11.06%) Open Source
13 99 (10.84%) Test Automation
14 82 (8.98%) Kanban
15 71 (7.78%) SDLC
16 66 (7.23%) Configuration Management
17 54 (5.91%) Multithreading
18 53 (5.81%) Continuous Delivery
18 53 (5.81%) OOP
19 48 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 488 (53.45%) Python
2 328 (35.93%) Java
3 315 (34.50%) C#
4 265 (29.03%) JavaScript
5 231 (25.30%) Perl
6 165 (18.07%) PHP
7 161 (17.63%) Bash Shell
8 153 (16.76%) C++
9 118 (12.92%) SQL
10 70 (7.67%) PowerShell
11 66 (7.23%) C
12 48 (5.26%) F#
13 30 (3.29%) Scala
14 24 (2.63%) Go
15 10 (1.10%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.77%) Embedded C
16 7 (0.77%) Embedded C++
16 7 (0.77%) Groovy
16 7 (0.77%) MATLAB
17 5 (0.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 106 (11.61%) Degree
2 31 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.96%) ISTQB
4 24 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (2.63%) ISEB
5 16 (1.75%) PhD
5 16 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.64%) APMG
6 15 (1.64%) Master's Degree
6 15 (1.64%) PMI Certification
6 15 (1.64%) PMP
7 9 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (0.77%) RHCSA
9 6 (0.66%) CCNA
9 6 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.66%) CISSP
9 6 (0.66%) RHCE
10 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.44%) MCP
12 2 (0.22%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (8.43%) QA
2 10 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.88%) SLA
4 6 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 110 (12.05%) Docker
2 48 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.31%) vSphere
5 11 (1.20%) Xen
6 10 (1.10%) NFS
7 8 (0.88%) Active Directory
8 7 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.55%) KVM
10 4 (0.44%) zsh
11 3 (0.33%) etcd
12 2 (0.22%) flannel
12 2 (0.22%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.22%) vCloud
12 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.11%) Ceph
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.11%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 175 (19.17%) Puppet
2 150 (16.43%) Opscode Chef
3 95 (10.41%) Ansible
4 55 (6.02%) Kibana
5 44 (4.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 44 (4.82%) WSUS
6 28 (3.07%) Nagios
7 21 (2.30%) Salt
8 20 (2.19%) Kubernetes
8 20 (2.19%) Terraform
9 14 (1.53%) Opsview
10 12 (1.31%) Packer
11 11 (1.20%) Capistrano
11 11 (1.20%) HAProxy
12 9 (0.99%) ZABBIX
13 8 (0.88%) Grafana
14 5 (0.55%) Galera Cluster
14 5 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (0.55%) logstash
14 5 (0.55%) StatsD
Vendors
1 94 (10.30%) Red Hat
2 77 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 67 (7.34%) VMware
4 34 (3.72%) Google
5 23 (2.52%) Apple
6 20 (2.19%) Facebook
6 20 (2.19%) SAP
7 19 (2.08%) Sony
7 19 (2.08%) Yahoo!
8 17 (1.86%) New Relic
9 16 (1.75%) SaltStack
10 14 (1.53%) Zend
11 11 (1.20%) Oracle
12 9 (0.99%) Cisco
12 9 (0.99%) HP
13 8 (0.88%) Adobe
14 6 (0.66%) CA
15 5 (0.55%) F5
15 5 (0.55%) Splunk
16 4 (0.44%) Quark
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £59000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 85,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £62000 - £67000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £84,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Training + Qualifications + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £63,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago