Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South East
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 188 205 186
Rank change year-on-year +17 -19 -81
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 187 295 463
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.50% 1.43% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.67% 2.56% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 144 238 385
10th Percentile £41,625 £35,875 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £40,313 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £100,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile " £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 7,007 11,526 14,744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.29% 56.00% 55.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5,870 9,899 12,830
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £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 11 April 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 11 April 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 +41 55 £60,000 +30.43% 7
Thames Valley +10 41 £100,000 +53.85% 17
East Sussex +3 35 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Surrey +21 34 £60,000 +14.29%
Buckinghamshire +38 25 £100,000 +42.86% 3
West Sussex +32 17 £100,000 +90.48%
Berkshire +10 13 £100,000 +60.00% 6
Oxfordshire +14 3 £47,500 -26.92% 8
Kent +6 3 £52,500 -4.55%
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 102 (54.55%) Ruby on Rails
2 90 (48.13%) Software Engineering
3 88 (47.06%) DevOps
4 78 (41.71%) Docker
5 74 (39.57%) AWS
6 72 (38.50%) Kubernetes
7 69 (36.90%) Python
8 61 (32.62%) Linux
9 57 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (25.13%) IT Strategy
11 44 (23.53%) Technology Roadmap
11 44 (23.53%) OOP
12 43 (22.99%) JavaScript
13 37 (19.79%) Git (software)
14 36 (19.25%) Test Automation
15 35 (18.72%) Azure
15 35 (18.72%) Degree
16 34 (18.18%) Computer Science
17 30 (16.04%) Relational Database
18 29 (15.51%) Java
19 27 (14.44%) Open Source
19 27 (14.44%) Jenkins
19 27 (14.44%) React
20 26 (13.90%) SQL
21 25 (13.37%) Node.js
21 25 (13.37%) Computer Science Degree
22 24 (12.83%) Problem-Solving
22 24 (12.83%) Puppet
23 23 (12.30%) Infrastructure as Code
24 22 (11.76%) Terraform

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 9 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.67%) Drupal
3 4 (2.14%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.60%) GemFire
5 2 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.07%) Confluence
5 2 (1.07%) IIS
5 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.53%) Apache
6 1 (0.53%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.53%) nginx
6 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 74 (39.57%) AWS
2 35 (18.72%) Azure
3 10 (5.35%) GCP
3 10 (5.35%) GitHub
4 7 (3.74%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.67%) Datadog
6 5 (2.67%) Google Analytics
6 5 (2.67%) PaaS
7 4 (2.14%) SaaS
8 3 (1.60%) Heroku
9 2 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.07%) IaaS
9 2 (1.07%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.53%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.53%) Force.com
10 1 (0.53%) Google Workspace
10 1 (0.53%) Serverless
10 1 (0.53%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.35%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.74%) DNS
3 5 (2.67%) HTTPS
3 5 (2.67%) Internet
4 4 (2.14%) DHCP
5 3 (1.60%) Calico
6 2 (1.07%) FTP
6 2 (1.07%) IPsec
6 2 (1.07%) Network Security
6 2 (1.07%) SNMP
7 1 (0.53%) Firewall
7 1 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.04%) Relational Database
2 18 (9.63%) RDBMS
3 17 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 16 (8.56%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (5.88%) MySQL
6 9 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.67%) Big Data
7 5 (2.67%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.07%) Power BI
9 2 (1.07%) QlikView
9 2 (1.07%) Redis
9 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (19.79%) Git (software)
2 27 (14.44%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.21%) RSpec
4 5 (2.67%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.67%) Selenium
4 5 (2.67%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.60%) GitLab
5 3 (1.60%) Gradle
5 3 (1.60%) gulp
5 3 (1.60%) JIRA
5 3 (1.60%) Metasploit
5 3 (1.60%) Protractor
5 3 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.07%) CircleCI
6 2 (1.07%) NUnit
6 2 (1.07%) Subversion
6 2 (1.07%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.07%) webpack
7 1 (0.53%) Android Studio
General
1 14 (7.49%) Retail
2 10 (5.35%) Finance
3 6 (3.21%) Games
4 5 (2.67%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.60%) Banking
5 3 (1.60%) Law
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Marketing
6 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 117 (62.57%) Developer
2 77 (41.18%) Ruby Developer
3 51 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 47 (25.13%) Senior Ruby Developer
5 22 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 21 (11.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (8.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 14 (7.49%) Software Engineer
9 10 (5.35%) React Developer
9 10 (5.35%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (4.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (4.28%) Administrator
11 8 (4.28%) Analyst
11 8 (4.28%) LIMS Developer
12 6 (3.21%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.21%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
12 6 (3.21%) Systems Administrator
13 5 (2.67%) DevOps Administrator
14 4 (2.14%) JavaScript Engineer
14 4 (2.14%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (54.55%) Ruby on Rails
2 27 (14.44%) React
3 25 (13.37%) Node.js
4 17 (9.09%) Web Services
5 9 (4.81%) RESTful
6 8 (4.28%) CSS
7 7 (3.74%) AngularJS
8 6 (3.21%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (3.21%) LAMP
9 5 (2.67%) HTML
9 5 (2.67%) J2EE
9 5 (2.67%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (2.14%) .NET
10 4 (2.14%) GraphQL
10 4 (2.14%) Spring
11 3 (1.60%) React Native
11 3 (1.60%) REST
11 3 (1.60%) Spring Boot
11 3 (1.60%) Spring Integration
11 3 (1.60%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.63%) Virtual Team
3 14 (7.49%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (4.81%) LIMS
6 8 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.14%) Clustering
8 3 (1.60%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.60%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) Animation
10 1 (0.53%) iPad
10 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (32.62%) Linux
2 15 (8.02%) Windows
3 7 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (3.74%) Unix
3 7 (3.74%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.21%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.67%) Android
6 4 (2.14%) CentOS
7 2 (1.07%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (48.13%) Software Engineering
2 88 (47.06%) DevOps
3 57 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (25.13%) IT Strategy
5 44 (23.53%) OOP
5 44 (23.53%) Technology Roadmap
6 36 (19.25%) Test Automation
7 34 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 27 (14.44%) Open Source
9 24 (12.83%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (12.30%) Infrastructure as Code
11 22 (11.76%) Configuration Management
11 22 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (9.63%) Analytical Thinking
12 18 (9.63%) Artificial Intelligence
12 18 (9.63%) Creative Thinking
12 18 (9.63%) Data Privacy
12 18 (9.63%) Microservices
13 17 (9.09%) Web Development
14 16 (8.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 69 (36.90%) Python
2 43 (22.99%) JavaScript
3 29 (15.51%) Java
4 26 (13.90%) SQL
5 19 (10.16%) Bash Shell
6 11 (5.88%) Go
6 11 (5.88%) Perl
6 11 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 10 (5.35%) C#
8 9 (4.81%) R
9 8 (4.28%) C++
10 7 (3.74%) PHP
11 4 (2.14%) C
12 2 (1.07%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.07%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.07%) ES6
12 2 (1.07%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.07%) Lua
12 2 (1.07%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.53%) Elm
Qualifications
1 35 (18.72%) Degree
2 25 (13.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (5.35%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.60%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.60%) GCFA
4 3 (1.60%) GCFE
4 3 (1.60%) GCIH
4 3 (1.60%) GIAC
4 3 (1.60%) GREM
4 3 (1.60%) OCP
4 3 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.60%) RHCE
4 3 (1.60%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.07%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) SLA
2 4 (2.14%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.07%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.07%) NIST
4 1 (0.53%) NCSC
4 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 78 (41.71%) Docker
2 7 (3.74%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.21%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.07%) vSphere
6 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 72 (38.50%) Kubernetes
2 24 (12.83%) Puppet
3 22 (11.76%) Terraform
4 18 (9.63%) Ansible
5 13 (6.95%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (4.28%) Packer
7 6 (3.21%) Grafana
8 3 (1.60%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 3 (1.60%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 3 (1.60%) Consul
8 3 (1.60%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.60%) Graphite
8 3 (1.60%) Kibana
8 3 (1.60%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.07%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.07%) vRealize
10 1 (0.53%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 20 (10.70%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.95%) Google
3 7 (3.74%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.21%) New Relic
4 6 (3.21%) VMware
5 5 (2.67%) AppDynamics
5 5 (2.67%) Dynatrace
5 5 (2.67%) Oracle
5 5 (2.67%) SolarWinds
6 3 (1.60%) PayPal
6 3 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.07%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.07%) Splunk
8 1 (0.53%) Mercator
8 1 (0.53%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.53%) SAP