Period
to 14 November 2018

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 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South East
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 90 115
Rank change year-on-year -94 +25 +14
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 512 1,028 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.77% 3.36% 2.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.14% 5.97% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 447 914 879
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £70,500 £70,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 16,291 17,213 18,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.33% 56.29% 51.61%
Number of salaries quoted 14,145 15,015 16,031
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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 6 months to 14 November 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
Thames Valley -68 171 £55,000 +15.79% 32
Hampshire -79 158 £42,500 -15.00% 19
Surrey +2 101 £47,500 -5.00% 14
Berkshire -88 74 £50,083 +5.44% 14
Oxfordshire -10 71 £55,000 +15.79% 16
West Sussex -43 29 £52,500 +10.53% 3
East Sussex -44 29 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 26 £48,750 +2.63% 2
Kent -11 23 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Middlesex +4 1 - -
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 281 (54.88%) Python
2 274 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
3 270 (52.73%) Linux
4 195 (38.09%) Amazon AWS
5 194 (37.89%) Git (software)
6 176 (34.38%) Java
7 173 (33.79%) TDD
8 159 (31.05%) C#
9 153 (29.88%) JavaScript
10 151 (29.49%) RESTful
11 144 (28.13%) DevOps
12 140 (27.34%) NoSQL
13 130 (25.39%) Docker
14 128 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
15 121 (23.63%) BDD
16 119 (23.24%) Jenkins
17 117 (22.85%) Open Source
18 116 (22.66%) SQL
19 113 (22.07%) SQL Server
19 113 (22.07%) Node.js
20 111 (21.68%) MVC
21 108 (21.09%) Ansible
22 107 (20.90%) Puppet
23 106 (20.70%) Microsoft Azure
23 106 (20.70%) Windows
24 105 (20.51%) Bash Shell
25 102 (19.92%) .NET
26 99 (19.34%) HTML
26 99 (19.34%) AngularJS
27 97 (18.95%) Perl

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 49 (9.57%) Elasticsearch
2 41 (8.01%) Apache
3 39 (7.62%) nginx
4 24 (4.69%) OpenStack
5 14 (2.73%) Confluence
6 13 (2.54%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.34%) Apache Spark
7 12 (2.34%) WordPress
8 9 (1.76%) IIS
9 6 (1.17%) JBoss
10 4 (0.78%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.78%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.59%) lighttpd
11 3 (0.59%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.39%) CMS
12 2 (0.39%) concrete5
12 2 (0.39%) Drupal
12 2 (0.39%) Jetty
12 2 (0.39%) Kentico
12 2 (0.39%) Smallworld
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.20%) GIMP
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.78%) Magento
3 2 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 195 (38.09%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (20.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (8.98%) GitHub
4 23 (4.49%) Amazon S3
5 22 (4.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 21 (4.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (4.10%) OpenShift
7 20 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (2.73%) SaaS
10 13 (2.54%) Amazon ELB
11 12 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (2.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 11 (2.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (1.95%) PaaS
14 8 (1.56%) Datadog
15 7 (1.37%) Amazon Glacier
16 4 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 4 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (0.78%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 19 (3.71%) Internet
3 16 (3.13%) VLAN
4 15 (2.93%) DNS
5 13 (2.54%) DHCP
6 11 (2.15%) HTTP
7 9 (1.76%) iSCSI
8 8 (1.56%) LAN
8 8 (1.56%) WAN
9 7 (1.37%) FCoE
9 7 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (1.37%) Firewall
9 7 (1.37%) H.323
9 7 (1.37%) NAS
9 7 (1.37%) SAN
9 7 (1.37%) VPN
10 6 (1.17%) Skype
11 5 (0.98%) Network Security
11 5 (0.98%) SNMP
12 4 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (27.34%) NoSQL
2 113 (22.07%) SQL Server
3 87 (16.99%) MySQL
4 83 (16.21%) SQL Server 2016
5 77 (15.04%) MongoDB
6 40 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
6 40 (7.81%) Redis
7 33 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 32 (6.25%) Relational Database
9 24 (4.69%) Neo4j
10 22 (4.30%) MariaDB
11 21 (4.10%) Amazon RDS
12 18 (3.52%) Big Data
13 17 (3.32%) RDBMS
14 12 (2.34%) Couchbase
15 6 (1.17%) Hadoop
16 2 (0.39%) InterSystems Cache
16 2 (0.39%) MarkLogic
16 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
17 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 194 (37.89%) Git (software)
2 119 (23.24%) Jenkins
3 42 (8.20%) Vagrant
4 41 (8.01%) JIRA
5 37 (7.23%) Subversion
6 30 (5.86%) GitLab
7 28 (5.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 28 (5.47%) Selenium
8 25 (4.88%) Cucumber
9 21 (4.10%) Maven
10 18 (3.52%) Bitbucket
11 16 (3.13%) TeamCity
12 15 (2.93%) WebDriver
13 9 (1.76%) RSpec
13 9 (1.76%) TestRail
13 9 (1.76%) WiX
14 8 (1.56%) Hudson
14 8 (1.56%) Toad
15 7 (1.37%) JUnit
15 7 (1.37%) WATIR
General
1 68 (13.28%) Marketing
2 53 (10.35%) Finance
3 39 (7.62%) Games
4 26 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 21 (4.10%) Electronics
6 20 (3.91%) Manufacturing
7 17 (3.32%) Retail
8 10 (1.95%) Banking
9 9 (1.76%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) French Language
10 1 (0.20%) German Language
10 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 252 (49.22%) Developer
2 109 (21.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 85 (16.60%) .NET Developer
4 37 (7.23%) .NET Software Developer
4 37 (7.23%) Software Developer
4 37 (7.23%) Software Engineer
5 36 (7.03%) Linux Engineer
6 33 (6.45%) Analyst
7 30 (5.86%) Python Developer
7 30 (5.86%) Ruby Developer
7 30 (5.86%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 29 (5.66%) Full Stack Developer
9 27 (5.27%) Administrator
9 27 (5.27%) Test Engineer
10 25 (4.88%) Test Analyst
11 24 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 24 (4.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 24 (4.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 21 (4.10%) AWS Engineer
13 19 (3.71%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (29.49%) RESTful
2 128 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 113 (22.07%) Node.js
4 102 (19.92%) .NET
5 99 (19.34%) AngularJS
5 99 (19.34%) HTML
6 85 (16.60%) ASP.NET
6 85 (16.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 85 (16.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 80 (15.63%) WCF
8 72 (14.06%) .NET Framework
8 72 (14.06%) Entity Framework
9 66 (12.89%) React
10 65 (12.70%) CSS
11 63 (12.30%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 56 (10.94%) Code First Entity Framework
13 55 (10.74%) WPF
14 40 (7.81%) Django
14 40 (7.81%) Web Services
15 39 (7.62%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.33%) Computer Science
2 29 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 25 (4.88%) Replication
5 19 (3.71%) Public Cloud
5 19 (3.71%) User Experience
6 18 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (1.76%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.56%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.56%) Industry 4.0
11 7 (1.37%) NHS
11 7 (1.37%) Tandem
11 7 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.98%) Life Science
13 4 (0.78%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.78%) Device Driver
13 4 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 270 (52.73%) Linux
2 106 (20.70%) Windows
3 47 (9.18%) Unix
4 38 (7.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (6.64%) Ubuntu
6 32 (6.25%) Android
7 30 (5.86%) Apple iOS
8 27 (5.27%) CentOS
9 15 (2.93%) Windows Server
10 8 (1.56%) Debian
10 8 (1.56%) FreeBSD
11 6 (1.17%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.78%) Solaris
12 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.59%) VMS
14 1 (0.20%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (33.79%) TDD
3 144 (28.13%) DevOps
4 121 (23.63%) BDD
5 117 (22.85%) Open Source
6 111 (21.68%) MVC
7 91 (17.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 90 (17.58%) Test Automation
9 86 (16.80%) Web Application Development
10 82 (16.02%) Continuous Integration
10 82 (16.02%) Software Engineering
11 74 (14.45%) Configuration Management
12 65 (12.70%) Scrum
13 58 (11.33%) OO
14 53 (10.35%) Web Development
15 51 (9.96%) OOP
16 42 (8.20%) Mentoring
17 38 (7.42%) Kanban
18 37 (7.23%) Microservices
19 34 (6.64%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 281 (54.88%) Python
2 176 (34.38%) Java
3 159 (31.05%) C#
4 153 (29.88%) JavaScript
5 116 (22.66%) SQL
6 105 (20.51%) Bash Shell
7 97 (18.95%) Perl
8 93 (18.16%) PHP
9 85 (16.60%) C++
10 67 (13.09%) Go
11 59 (11.52%) PowerShell
12 27 (5.27%) C
13 25 (4.88%) Shell Script
14 16 (3.13%) F#
14 16 (3.13%) Objective-C
15 13 (2.54%) Apple Swift
16 11 (2.15%) Scala
17 8 (1.56%) Kotlin
17 8 (1.56%) PL/SQL
18 7 (1.37%) ES6
Qualifications
1 73 (14.26%) Degree
2 38 (7.42%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (3.91%) SC Cleared
5 19 (3.71%) DV Cleared
6 14 (2.73%) RHCSA
7 12 (2.34%) RHCE
8 8 (1.56%) PhD
9 7 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.17%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.78%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.59%) VCP6
13 2 (0.39%) ISEB
13 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.20%) CEH
14 1 (0.20%) CISA
14 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.42%) QA
2 5 (0.98%) SLA
3 3 (0.59%) GDPR
4 1 (0.20%) GAMP
System Software
1 130 (25.39%) Docker
2 52 (10.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.27%) vSphere
4 19 (3.71%) VirtualBox
5 10 (1.95%) Active Directory
6 8 (1.56%) KVM
6 8 (1.56%) NFS
7 7 (1.37%) Samba
8 5 (0.98%) oVirt
8 5 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.78%) Firmware
9 4 (0.78%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.78%) Varnish
9 4 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.78%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.78%) Xen
10 3 (0.59%) iptables
11 2 (0.39%) Postfix
12 1 (0.20%) RHEV
12 1 (0.20%) zsh
Systems Management
1 108 (21.09%) Ansible
2 107 (20.90%) Puppet
3 94 (18.36%) Kubernetes
3 94 (18.36%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (6.45%) Terraform
5 30 (5.86%) HAProxy
6 29 (5.66%) Salt
7 22 (4.30%) Kibana
8 20 (3.91%) Nagios
9 17 (3.32%) Docker Swarm
10 16 (3.13%) Grafana
11 15 (2.93%) Packer
12 12 (2.34%) Consul
12 12 (2.34%) ZABBIX
13 10 (1.95%) Graphite
14 9 (1.76%) Prometheus
15 8 (1.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
16 6 (1.17%) rkt
17 5 (0.98%) Mesos
17 5 (0.98%) Nessus
Vendors
1 55 (10.74%) VMware
2 50 (9.77%) Microsoft
3 47 (9.18%) Red Hat
4 46 (8.98%) Google
5 21 (4.10%) Oracle
6 20 (3.91%) SAP
7 19 (3.71%) New Relic
8 7 (1.37%) Centrify
9 5 (0.98%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.78%) Facebook
10 4 (0.78%) SolarWinds
11 3 (0.59%) Centreon
11 3 (0.59%) CommVault
11 3 (0.59%) Freshdesk
11 3 (0.59%) PagerDuty
11 3 (0.59%) Peoplefluent
12 2 (0.39%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.39%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.39%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.39%) Sitecore