Period
to 25 June 2021

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 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 222 214 179
Rank change year-on-year -8 -35 -60
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 206 177 491
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.33% 1.25% 1.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.39% 2.23% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 141 145 415
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £38,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,000 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.04% +5.56% +13.68%
75th Percentile £100,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile " £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,305 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.51% +4.17% +14.29%

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 8,602 7,951 14,413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.55% 56.02% 54.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6,500 6,790 12,359
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £64,813 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Ruby as a proportion 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

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

Salary trend for Ruby in the South East

Ruby
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ruby in the South East over the 6 months to 25 June 2021.

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 25 June 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
Hampshire -6 61 £61,250 +6.52% 10
Thames Valley -12 51 £95,000 +49.02% 8
Surrey -10 42 £60,000 -7.69%
East Sussex -26 34 £67,500 +18.42% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 22 £100,000 +42.86% 2
Berkshire -25 22 £100,000 +60.00% 4
West Sussex - 14 £100,000 -
Oxfordshire +9 7 £57,500 +24.32% 2
Kent -33 1 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 109 (52.91%) DevOps
2 98 (47.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 98 (47.57%) Docker
3 97 (47.09%) AWS
4 95 (46.12%) Software Engineering
5 94 (45.63%) Kubernetes
6 90 (43.69%) Python
7 75 (36.41%) Linux
8 66 (32.04%) JavaScript
9 62 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
10 56 (27.18%) Jenkins
11 53 (25.73%) Azure
12 47 (22.82%) React
12 47 (22.82%) IT Strategy
13 45 (21.84%) OOP
13 45 (21.84%) Node.js
13 45 (21.84%) Degree
13 45 (21.84%) Technology Roadmap
14 44 (21.36%) Java
15 43 (20.87%) Computer Science
15 43 (20.87%) Git (software)
16 41 (19.90%) Test Automation
17 40 (19.42%) Microservices
18 39 (18.93%) Terraform
18 39 (18.93%) Infrastructure as Code
18 39 (18.93%) Puppet
19 38 (18.45%) Bash Shell
19 38 (18.45%) Continuous Delivery
19 38 (18.45%) Ansible
20 35 (16.99%) Computer Science Degree

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 20 (9.71%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (4.85%) Cloud Foundry
2 10 (4.85%) GemFire
3 6 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (2.91%) IIS
4 4 (1.94%) Confluence
4 4 (1.94%) Jupyter
4 4 (1.94%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.46%) Apache
6 2 (0.97%) Drupal
6 2 (0.97%) JBoss
7 1 (0.49%) nginx
7 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 97 (47.09%) AWS
2 53 (25.73%) Azure
3 17 (8.25%) PaaS
4 16 (7.77%) GitHub
5 10 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (4.85%) GCP
6 9 (4.37%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (3.40%) SaaS
8 6 (2.91%) IaaS
9 2 (0.97%) Datadog
9 2 (0.97%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.97%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.49%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.49%) Heroku
10 1 (0.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.34%) DNS
1 11 (5.34%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.85%) Calico
3 8 (3.88%) Network Security
4 6 (2.91%) FTP
5 5 (2.43%) Internet
6 4 (1.94%) DHCP
6 4 (1.94%) Firewall
7 3 (1.46%) HTTP
8 2 (0.97%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.97%) NAS
8 2 (0.97%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.62%) Relational Database
2 22 (10.68%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (8.74%) RDBMS
4 15 (7.28%) MySQL
4 15 (7.28%) SQL Server
5 12 (5.83%) MongoDB
6 10 (4.85%) Big Data
6 10 (4.85%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.97%) Power BI
8 2 (0.97%) QlikView
8 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 56 (27.18%) Jenkins
2 43 (20.87%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.28%) Selenium
4 13 (6.31%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.85%) Gradle
5 10 (4.85%) gulp
5 10 (4.85%) Protractor
5 10 (4.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (3.88%) Vagrant
7 7 (3.40%) GitLab
8 6 (2.91%) JIRA
9 5 (2.43%) RSpec
9 5 (2.43%) Subversion
10 4 (1.94%) JMeter
10 4 (1.94%) JUnit
10 4 (1.94%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.46%) Appium
11 3 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.46%) TestComplete
12 2 (0.97%) Robot Framework
General
1 20 (9.71%) Social Skills
2 18 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.28%) Finance
4 14 (6.80%) Retail
5 10 (4.85%) Banking
5 10 (4.85%) Law
6 8 (3.88%) Public Sector
7 5 (2.43%) Games
8 2 (0.97%) Local Government
8 2 (0.97%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.49%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 106 (51.46%) Developer
2 69 (33.50%) Ruby Developer
3 46 (22.33%) Senior Developer
4 41 (19.90%) Senior Ruby Developer
5 38 (18.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 23 (11.17%) Software Engineer
7 22 (10.68%) Full Stack Developer
8 15 (7.28%) React Developer
8 15 (7.28%) Senior Software Engineer
9 12 (5.83%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 11 (5.34%) Analyst
11 9 (4.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (4.37%) JavaScript Engineer
12 8 (3.88%) Information Analyst
12 8 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.88%) IT Analyst
12 8 (3.88%) Service Analyst
13 5 (2.43%) Lead Developer
13 5 (2.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (2.43%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (47.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 47 (22.82%) React
3 45 (21.84%) Node.js
4 26 (12.62%) AngularJS
5 19 (9.22%) CSS
6 17 (8.25%) Elastic Stack
6 17 (8.25%) Web Services
7 16 (7.77%) RabbitMQ
8 15 (7.28%) HTML
9 13 (6.31%) Spring
10 11 (5.34%) GraphQL
10 11 (5.34%) HTML5
11 10 (4.85%) J2EE
11 10 (4.85%) Kafka
11 10 (4.85%) REST
11 10 (4.85%) Spring Boot
11 10 (4.85%) Spring Integration
11 10 (4.85%) WireMock
12 8 (3.88%) Vue.js
13 6 (2.91%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.77%) Virtual Team
2 14 (6.80%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.91%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.91%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.43%) User Experience
6 4 (1.94%) Clustering
6 4 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.46%) iPad
7 3 (1.46%) LIMS
8 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.49%) Animation
9 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 75 (36.41%) Linux
2 14 (6.80%) Windows
3 11 (5.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.88%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.40%) Android
5 7 (3.40%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.43%) CentOS
7 4 (1.94%) Unix
8 2 (0.97%) Debian
8 2 (0.97%) Solaris
8 2 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (52.91%) DevOps
2 95 (46.12%) Software Engineering
3 62 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (22.82%) IT Strategy
5 45 (21.84%) OOP
5 45 (21.84%) Technology Roadmap
6 43 (20.87%) Computer Science
7 41 (19.90%) Test Automation
8 40 (19.42%) Microservices
9 39 (18.93%) Infrastructure as Code
10 38 (18.45%) Continuous Delivery
11 31 (15.05%) Open Source
12 27 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (12.62%) TDD
14 24 (11.65%) Problem-Solving
15 23 (11.17%) E-Commerce
16 21 (10.19%) API Development
16 21 (10.19%) Configuration Management
17 19 (9.22%) Artificial Intelligence
18 17 (8.25%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 90 (43.69%) Python
2 66 (32.04%) JavaScript
3 44 (21.36%) Java
4 38 (18.45%) Bash Shell
5 30 (14.56%) SQL
6 19 (9.22%) Go
7 15 (7.28%) PHP
8 14 (6.80%) C++
9 10 (4.85%) Perl
10 9 (4.37%) PowerShell
11 8 (3.88%) TypeScript
12 7 (3.40%) C#
13 6 (2.91%) C
13 6 (2.91%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.94%) ES6
15 3 (1.46%) R
15 3 (1.46%) Scala
15 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.97%) Groovy
16 2 (0.97%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 45 (21.84%) Degree
2 35 (16.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (6.31%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.34%) SC Cleared
5 10 (4.85%) OCP
5 10 (4.85%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.46%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.46%) RHCE
6 3 (1.46%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.97%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.49%) GCFA
8 1 (0.49%) GCFE
8 1 (0.49%) GCIH
8 1 (0.49%) GIAC
8 1 (0.49%) GREM
8 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.80%) SLA
2 6 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.94%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.46%) QA
5 2 (0.97%) Accessibility
System Software
1 98 (47.57%) Docker
2 12 (5.83%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (4.85%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.91%) vSphere
6 2 (0.97%) iptables
6 2 (0.97%) Postfix
6 2 (0.97%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 94 (45.63%) Kubernetes
2 39 (18.93%) Puppet
2 39 (18.93%) Terraform
3 38 (18.45%) Ansible
4 22 (10.68%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (6.31%) Grafana
6 11 (5.34%) Packer
7 10 (4.85%) Kibana
8 6 (2.91%) vCenter Server
8 6 (2.91%) vRealize
9 3 (1.46%) Consul
9 3 (1.46%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.46%) Graphite
9 3 (1.46%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.49%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.49%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 1 (0.49%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 26 (12.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.80%) Oracle
3 13 (6.31%) Google
4 10 (4.85%) PayPal
4 10 (4.85%) VMware
5 9 (4.37%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.46%) HP
6 3 (1.46%) Mercator
7 2 (0.97%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.97%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.97%) Dynatrace
7 2 (0.97%) NEC
7 2 (0.97%) NetApp
7 2 (0.97%) New Relic
7 2 (0.97%) Northgate
7 2 (0.97%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com