Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 128 88
Rank change year-on-year -47 -40 +45
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 479 768 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.80% 2.51% 3.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.32% 4.36% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 412 676 859
South East median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,275 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 14,434 17,616 16,314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.27% 57.67% 54.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12,319 15,285 14,220
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,827 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 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
Thames Valley +2 167 £60,000 +20.00% 27
Hampshire -61 129 £47,500 +11.76% 17
Berkshire +11 98 £55,000 +10.00% 12
East Sussex +43 74 £47,500 +5.56% 8
Surrey -50 68 £65,000 +36.84% 14
Buckinghamshire +21 36 £60,000 +26.32% 6
Oxfordshire +5 33 £70,000 +27.27% 9
West Sussex -21 33 £45,000 -14.29% 8
Kent -28 5 £82,500 +94.12% 5
Middlesex +5 2 £43,000 -55.90%
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 280 (58.46%) Python
2 216 (45.09%) Linux
3 184 (38.41%) Java
4 183 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
5 178 (37.16%) JavaScript
6 159 (33.19%) Ruby on Rails
7 155 (32.36%) DevOps
8 140 (29.23%) Software Engineering
9 137 (28.60%) Amazon AWS
10 135 (28.18%) Docker
11 118 (24.63%) Open Source
12 107 (22.34%) TDD
12 107 (22.34%) React
13 101 (21.09%) Kubernetes
14 96 (20.04%) Puppet
15 95 (19.83%) Go
16 92 (19.21%) Ansible
17 87 (18.16%) HTML
18 85 (17.75%) Windows
19 84 (17.54%) C#
19 84 (17.54%) C++
19 84 (17.54%) Git (software)
20 83 (17.33%) SQL
21 80 (16.70%) Bash Shell
21 80 (16.70%) Node.js
22 79 (16.49%) MySQL
23 68 (14.20%) AngularJS
24 66 (13.78%) Web Development
25 61 (12.73%) Perl
25 61 (12.73%) Test Automation

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 26 (5.43%) Tomcat
2 24 (5.01%) JBoss
3 19 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (3.97%) WebLogic
4 18 (3.76%) Apache
5 16 (3.34%) nginx
6 15 (3.13%) IIS
7 14 (2.92%) Confluence
8 9 (1.88%) Skype for Business
9 7 (1.46%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.84%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.42%) WildFly
12 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.21%) SAS
12 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (2.71%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 137 (28.60%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (11.06%) SaaS
3 49 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (8.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 24 (5.01%) GitHub
6 23 (4.80%) OpenShift
7 14 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.67%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.04%) Heroku
10 4 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.84%) PaaS
11 3 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.63%) Datadog
12 2 (0.42%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.42%) Serverless
13 1 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.21%) Force.com
13 1 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.14%) TCP/IP
2 34 (7.10%) Firewall
3 26 (5.43%) DNS
4 17 (3.55%) DHCP
4 17 (3.55%) HTTP
5 16 (3.34%) Skype
5 16 (3.34%) VPN
6 14 (2.92%) VoIP
7 9 (1.88%) VLAN
8 7 (1.46%) Internet
9 5 (1.04%) SMTP
9 5 (1.04%) SSL
10 3 (0.63%) H.323
10 3 (0.63%) Network Security
10 3 (0.63%) SSH
11 2 (0.42%) BGP
11 2 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.42%) SAN
11 2 (0.42%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (16.49%) MySQL
2 46 (9.60%) SQL Server
3 39 (8.14%) Relational Database
4 32 (6.68%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (5.85%) Neo4j
6 27 (5.64%) NoSQL
6 27 (5.64%) RDBMS
7 20 (4.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (4.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (3.76%) MongoDB
9 17 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (3.13%) Big Data
11 6 (1.25%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.04%) MariaDB
12 5 (1.04%) Redis
13 4 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
15 1 (0.21%) Amazon Redshift
15 1 (0.21%) Apache Hive
15 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 84 (17.54%) Git (software)
2 57 (11.90%) Jenkins
3 37 (7.72%) JIRA
4 31 (6.47%) GitLab
5 20 (4.18%) Selenium
6 17 (3.55%) Vagrant
7 16 (3.34%) Cucumber
8 14 (2.92%) Subversion
9 12 (2.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (2.51%) Bitbucket
9 12 (2.51%) SoapUI
10 11 (2.30%) TestRail
11 10 (2.09%) WATIR
12 8 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (1.25%) Sourcetree
13 6 (1.25%) WebDriver
14 5 (1.04%) Protractor
15 4 (0.84%) git-flow
15 4 (0.84%) Robot Framework
15 4 (0.84%) SonarQube
General
1 20 (4.18%) Finance
1 20 (4.18%) Games
2 11 (2.30%) Marketing
3 8 (1.67%) Retail
4 7 (1.46%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.25%) Electronics
5 6 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.42%) Automotive
6 2 (0.42%) Banking
6 2 (0.42%) Publishing
7 1 (0.21%) Greek Language
7 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 232 (48.43%) Developer
2 111 (23.17%) Ruby Developer
3 81 (16.91%) Senior Developer
4 58 (12.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 55 (11.48%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 51 (10.65%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 39 (8.14%) Java Developer
8 31 (6.47%) Software Developer
9 29 (6.05%) Junior
10 27 (5.64%) Linux Engineer
11 26 (5.43%) Cloud Engineer
12 25 (5.22%) Graduate
13 24 (5.01%) JavaScript Developer
13 24 (5.01%) Python Developer
14 23 (4.80%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
15 22 (4.59%) C# Developer
15 22 (4.59%) Full Stack Developer
16 21 (4.38%) Junior Developer
17 20 (4.18%) Software Engineer
18 19 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (33.19%) Ruby on Rails
2 107 (22.34%) React
3 87 (18.16%) HTML
4 80 (16.70%) Node.js
5 68 (14.20%) AngularJS
6 44 (9.19%) CSS
6 44 (9.19%) jQuery
7 40 (8.35%) RESTful
8 38 (7.93%) Vue.js
9 30 (6.26%) JSON
10 27 (5.64%) XML
11 23 (4.80%) Spring
12 20 (4.18%) Django
13 18 (3.76%) REST
14 17 (3.55%) Elastic Stack
15 16 (3.34%) .NET
15 16 (3.34%) RabbitMQ
15 16 (3.34%) React Native
16 14 (2.92%) Flask
16 14 (2.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.05%) Self-Motivation
2 24 (5.01%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (4.80%) Data Centre
4 20 (4.18%) Private Cloud
5 19 (3.97%) Public Cloud
6 17 (3.55%) Mobile App
7 15 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
7 15 (3.13%) User Experience
8 13 (2.71%) Robotics
9 12 (2.51%) Tandem
10 5 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.04%) PlayStation
11 4 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.84%) Replication
12 3 (0.63%) Renewable Energy
12 3 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.42%) Cyberattack
13 2 (0.42%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 216 (45.09%) Linux
2 85 (17.75%) Windows
3 35 (7.31%) Android
4 32 (6.68%) Unix
5 27 (5.64%) Windows Server
6 21 (4.38%) Apple iOS
7 18 (3.76%) CentOS
7 18 (3.76%) Ubuntu
8 15 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (2.09%) VMS
10 8 (1.67%) Debian
11 5 (1.04%) Solaris
11 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.84%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (32.36%) DevOps
3 140 (29.23%) Software Engineering
4 118 (24.63%) Open Source
5 107 (22.34%) TDD
6 66 (13.78%) Web Development
7 61 (12.73%) Test Automation
8 57 (11.90%) BDD
8 57 (11.90%) Mentoring
9 48 (10.02%) Analytics
10 43 (8.98%) Data Analytics
11 36 (7.52%) Continuous Delivery
12 32 (6.68%) Scrum
13 30 (6.26%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (5.85%) Artificial Intelligence
15 27 (5.64%) OO
16 25 (5.22%) Business Development
16 25 (5.22%) Computer Science
16 25 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 22 (4.59%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 280 (58.46%) Python
2 184 (38.41%) Java
3 178 (37.16%) JavaScript
4 95 (19.83%) Go
5 84 (17.54%) C#
5 84 (17.54%) C++
6 83 (17.33%) SQL
7 80 (16.70%) Bash Shell
8 61 (12.73%) Perl
9 54 (11.27%) PowerShell
10 48 (10.02%) PHP
11 23 (4.80%) C
12 20 (4.18%) Elixir
13 18 (3.76%) Scala
14 16 (3.34%) Clojure
15 6 (1.25%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.04%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.84%) Lua
17 4 (0.84%) VBScript
18 3 (0.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 47 (9.81%) Security Cleared
2 41 (8.56%) Degree
3 36 (7.52%) SC Cleared
4 35 (7.31%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (2.09%) DBS Check
6 10 (2.09%) ISEB
7 5 (1.04%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.04%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.04%) RHCE
8 4 (0.84%) MCSA
8 4 (0.84%) MCSE
8 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.63%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.42%) CCNA
10 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.21%) GCIA
11 1 (0.21%) PhD
11 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.89%) QA
2 5 (1.04%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 135 (28.18%) Docker
2 35 (7.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.18%) Xen
4 17 (3.55%) Oracle RAC
5 13 (2.71%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.71%) iptables
5 13 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (2.30%) VirtualBox
8 10 (2.09%) Active Directory
9 5 (1.04%) KVM
9 5 (1.04%) NFS
9 5 (1.04%) vSphere
10 4 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.84%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 4 (0.84%) etcd
11 2 (0.42%) Firmware
12 1 (0.21%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 101 (21.09%) Kubernetes
2 96 (20.04%) Puppet
3 92 (19.21%) Ansible
4 60 (12.53%) Opscode Chef
5 55 (11.48%) Terraform
6 28 (5.85%) Nagios
7 13 (2.71%) ZABBIX
8 11 (2.30%) Graphite
9 10 (2.09%) Docker Swarm
9 10 (2.09%) Packer
10 9 (1.88%) Consul
10 9 (1.88%) Grafana
10 9 (1.88%) HAProxy
10 9 (1.88%) Kibana
11 8 (1.67%) Salt
12 7 (1.46%) Prometheus
13 5 (1.04%) Capistrano
13 5 (1.04%) vCenter Server
14 4 (0.84%) Icinga
15 3 (0.63%) Opsview
Vendors
1 39 (8.14%) Oracle
2 38 (7.93%) Microsoft
3 35 (7.31%) VMware
4 21 (4.38%) Google
5 17 (3.55%) Sun
6 14 (2.92%) Atlassian
6 14 (2.92%) Red Hat
7 11 (2.30%) Cisco
8 8 (1.67%) Centreon
8 8 (1.67%) SolarWinds
9 7 (1.46%) Ivanti
10 5 (1.04%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.04%) Juniper
10 5 (1.04%) New Relic
10 5 (1.04%) SAP
10 5 (1.04%) Splunk
10 5 (1.04%) Supermicro
11 4 (0.84%) Coverity
11 4 (0.84%) Fortinet
12 3 (0.63%) F5