Period
to 26 October 2020

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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South East
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 209 179 180
Rank change year-on-year -30 +1 -91
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 78 441 548
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.96% 1.75% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.62% 3.26% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 80 451 512
Median annual salary £62,500 £53,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.82% +7.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% 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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,805 13,512 16,552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 59.39% 53.60% 56.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4,134 11,673 14,371
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 26 October 2020.

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 26 October 2020. 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 +48 37 £57,500 +21.05% 11
Thames Valley +11 18 £60,000 - 2
Surrey +50 16 £65,000 +10.64% 2
Berkshire +35 7 £76,000 +26.67% 2
Buckinghamshire +31 6 £70,000 +16.67%
East Sussex -4 6 £65,000 +44.44% 4
Oxfordshire +42 5 £38,750 -49.18%
Kent +43 1 £37,500 -54.55%
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 2020, 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 42 (53.85%) Python
2 38 (48.72%) JavaScript
3 28 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (34.62%) Ruby on Rails
5 25 (32.05%) Java
6 23 (29.49%) React
7 22 (28.21%) PHP
8 19 (24.36%) Node.js
9 18 (23.08%) Bash Shell
9 18 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 17 (21.79%) AngularJS
10 17 (21.79%) Docker
11 16 (20.51%) DevOps
12 14 (17.95%) XML
12 14 (17.95%) jQuery
12 14 (17.95%) Mobile Development
12 14 (17.95%) Apple iOS
12 14 (17.95%) Android
13 13 (16.67%) Web Development
14 11 (14.10%) Linux
14 11 (14.10%) HTML
14 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
14 11 (14.10%) Azure
15 10 (12.82%) Apple Swift
15 10 (12.82%) Android Development
15 10 (12.82%) iOS Development
15 10 (12.82%) MySQL
15 10 (12.82%) Objective-C
16 9 (11.54%) C++
16 9 (11.54%) AWS

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 3 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
1 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.56%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.28%) Confluence
3 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.10%) Azure
2 9 (11.54%) AWS
3 7 (8.97%) GitHub
4 6 (7.69%) GCP
5 4 (5.13%) PaaS
6 3 (3.85%) G Suite
6 3 (3.85%) IaaS
6 3 (3.85%) Slack
7 1 (1.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) AMQP
2 1 (1.28%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) MySQL
2 5 (6.41%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.56%) Big Data
3 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.56%) Redis
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.41%) Xcode
3 4 (5.13%) JIRA
3 4 (5.13%) RSpec
4 3 (3.85%) CircleCI
4 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.85%) GitLab
4 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.85%) JMeter
4 3 (3.85%) LoadRunner
4 3 (3.85%) Maven
4 3 (3.85%) MSTest
4 3 (3.85%) Postman
4 3 (3.85%) Ranorex
4 3 (3.85%) Robot Framework
4 3 (3.85%) Selenium
4 3 (3.85%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (6.41%) Games
2 2 (2.56%) Banking
2 2 (2.56%) Public Sector
2 2 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.28%) Automotive
3 1 (1.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (48.72%) Developer
2 15 (19.23%) Senior Developer
3 10 (12.82%) Mobile Developer
3 10 (12.82%) Ruby Developer
4 8 (10.26%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Development Team Leader
5 7 (8.97%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Head of Development
5 7 (8.97%) Team Leader
6 6 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Mobile Web Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Mobile Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Development Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.62%) Ruby on Rails
2 23 (29.49%) React
3 19 (24.36%) Node.js
4 17 (21.79%) AngularJS
5 14 (17.95%) jQuery
5 14 (17.95%) XML
6 11 (14.10%) HTML
7 8 (10.26%) Web Services
8 6 (7.69%) .NET
9 5 (6.41%) J2EE
9 5 (6.41%) JSON
9 5 (6.41%) SOAP
10 4 (5.13%) CSS
10 4 (5.13%) JMS
10 4 (5.13%) Spring
11 3 (3.85%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.85%) RESTful
12 2 (2.56%) Django
12 2 (2.56%) Flask
12 2 (2.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Public Cloud
2 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.56%) Online Banking
2 2 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (2.56%) User Experience
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.28%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.28%) Photography
3 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.95%) Android
1 14 (17.95%) Apple iOS
2 11 (14.10%) Linux
3 3 (3.85%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.28%) CentOS
4 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 16 (20.51%) DevOps
4 14 (17.95%) Mobile Development
5 13 (16.67%) Web Development
6 10 (12.82%) Android Development
6 10 (12.82%) iOS Development
7 6 (7.69%) Migration
7 6 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (6.41%) Scrum
8 5 (6.41%) TDD
9 4 (5.13%) Development Roadmap
9 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.13%) Front End Development
9 4 (5.13%) Machine Learning
9 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.13%) Technical Leadership
10 3 (3.85%) Coaching
10 3 (3.85%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.85%) Python
2 38 (48.72%) JavaScript
3 25 (32.05%) Java
4 22 (28.21%) PHP
5 18 (23.08%) Bash Shell
6 10 (12.82%) Apple Swift
6 10 (12.82%) Objective-C
7 9 (11.54%) C++
8 8 (10.26%) SQL
9 4 (5.13%) Go
9 4 (5.13%) Kotlin
10 3 (3.85%) Clojure
10 3 (3.85%) Groovy
11 2 (2.56%) C
11 2 (2.56%) C#
11 2 (2.56%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.28%) Elixir
12 1 (1.28%) ES6
12 1 (1.28%) Perl
12 1 (1.28%) Rust
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
1 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) PhD
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) GDPR
3 1 (1.28%) NIST
3 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (21.79%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) vCloud
2 1 (1.28%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) Terraform
2 8 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (8.97%) Kubernetes
4 6 (7.69%) Ansible
5 4 (5.13%) Capistrano
6 2 (2.56%) Puppet
7 1 (1.28%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (1.28%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (7.69%) Google
2 4 (5.13%) New Relic
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.85%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.56%) Blue Prism
4 2 (2.56%) Kofax
4 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.56%) UiPath
5 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.28%) HP
5 1 (1.28%) Splunk
5 1 (1.28%) VMware