Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 115 126
Rank change year-on-year +26 +11 +61
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 1024 981 1080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.37% 2.79% 2.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.95% 5.40% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 905 873 929
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,500 £70,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 17216 18179 21449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.65% 51.67% 50.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15006 16047 18602
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +36 354 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Thames Valley -9 321 £47,500 -9.52% 19
Berkshire +14 184 £47,500 -13.64% 11
Surrey -31 142 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Oxfordshire +4 95 £47,500 -5.00% 4
West Sussex +30 70 £47,500 +5.56% 6
East Sussex +5 70 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Kent +34 50 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 42 £47,500 - 4
M4 Corridor - 11 - -
Middlesex +15 4 £65,000 +10.64%
Sussex - 2 £42,500 -
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 573 (55.96%) Agile Software Development
2 504 (49.22%) Python
3 416 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 415 (40.53%) C#
5 410 (40.04%) TDD
6 394 (38.48%) Java
7 385 (37.60%) Git (software)
8 354 (34.57%) Linux
9 349 (34.08%) BDD
10 348 (33.98%) .NET
11 307 (29.98%) MVC
12 298 (29.10%) Node.js
13 290 (28.32%) SQL Server
14 280 (27.34%) RESTful
14 280 (27.34%) NoSQL
15 268 (26.17%) ASP.NET
16 266 (25.98%) HTML
17 261 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC
18 260 (25.39%) ASP.NET Web API
19 252 (24.61%) Web Application Development
20 235 (22.95%) Amazon AWS
21 229 (22.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 227 (22.17%) WCF
23 218 (21.29%) CSS
24 199 (19.43%) Perl
25 191 (18.65%) Ruby on Rails
26 185 (18.07%) AngularJS
27 183 (17.87%) DevOps
28 180 (17.58%) Puppet
29 175 (17.09%) Bash Shell

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 82 (8.01%) Elasticsearch
2 47 (4.59%) Apache
3 45 (4.39%) Apache Spark
4 30 (2.93%) nginx
5 23 (2.25%) Tomcat
6 22 (2.15%) OpenStack
7 19 (1.86%) Confluence
8 15 (1.46%) NServiceBus
9 10 (0.98%) CMS
9 10 (0.98%) WordPress
10 7 (0.68%) Zimbra
11 5 (0.49%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.49%) Drupal
11 5 (0.49%) Jetty
11 5 (0.49%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.29%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.20%) Content Management Server
13 2 (0.20%) JBoss
13 2 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.49%) Inkscape
3 5 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.39%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.098%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.098%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 235 (22.95%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (13.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (9.08%) SaaS
4 22 (2.15%) PaaS
5 16 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 15 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (1.46%) Amazon ELB
6 15 (1.46%) Amazon S3
6 15 (1.46%) Route 53
7 13 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (1.17%) GitHub
9 9 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.78%) Datadog
11 5 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (0.49%) Trello
12 4 (0.39%) IaaS
13 3 (0.29%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.29%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.49%) Firewall
2 41 (4.00%) VPN
3 33 (3.22%) SSL
4 32 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 31 (3.03%) WAN
6 27 (2.64%) DNS
7 25 (2.44%) HTTP
7 25 (2.44%) Network Security
8 21 (2.05%) Intrusion Detection
9 19 (1.86%) Ethernet
10 18 (1.76%) Internet
10 18 (1.76%) LAN
11 15 (1.46%) VoIP
12 14 (1.37%) IPsec
13 13 (1.27%) FTP
13 13 (1.27%) SNMP
14 12 (1.17%) tcpdump
14 12 (1.17%) Wireshark
15 11 (1.07%) SMTP
16 9 (0.88%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (28.32%) SQL Server
2 280 (27.34%) NoSQL
3 169 (16.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 148 (14.45%) MySQL
5 81 (7.91%) MongoDB
5 81 (7.91%) SQL Server 2014
6 63 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
7 42 (4.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 34 (3.32%) Relational Database
9 30 (2.93%) Hadoop
10 28 (2.73%) Redis
11 20 (1.95%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.66%) Big Data
13 13 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (1.27%) DB2
14 9 (0.88%) MariaDB
15 5 (0.49%) Text Mining
16 3 (0.29%) InfluxDB
17 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
17 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 385 (37.60%) Git (software)
2 155 (15.14%) Jenkins
3 72 (7.03%) JIRA
4 66 (6.45%) Selenium
4 66 (6.45%) Subversion
5 49 (4.79%) Cucumber
6 47 (4.59%) TeamCity
7 35 (3.42%) Maven
8 31 (3.03%) RSpec
9 28 (2.73%) WebDriver
10 25 (2.44%) gulp
11 24 (2.34%) Sublime Text
12 21 (2.05%) NUnit
13 20 (1.95%) Moq
13 20 (1.95%) TextMate
14 18 (1.76%) JUnit
15 17 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 17 (1.66%) Capybara
16 14 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
16 14 (1.37%) Toad
General
1 86 (8.40%) Finance
2 61 (5.96%) Music Industry
3 52 (5.08%) Marketing
4 50 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 35 (3.42%) Advertising
6 33 (3.22%) Games
6 33 (3.22%) Manufacturing
7 32 (3.13%) Automotive
7 32 (3.13%) Electronics
8 26 (2.54%) Retail
9 18 (1.76%) Aerospace
10 17 (1.66%) Back Office
11 15 (1.46%) Banking
12 8 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.39%) Law
13 4 (0.39%) Publishing
14 3 (0.29%) Hindi Language
14 3 (0.29%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.20%) Billing
16 1 (0.098%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 509 (49.71%) Developer
2 256 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 128 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 90 (8.79%) Ruby Developer
5 59 (5.76%) Senior Developer
6 50 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
6 50 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 49 (4.79%) Junior
8 47 (4.59%) Software Engineer
9 45 (4.39%) Analyst
10 43 (4.20%) Senior Ruby Developer
11 41 (4.00%) Architect
12 39 (3.81%) Test Engineer
13 38 (3.71%) Automation Engineer
13 38 (3.71%) QA Engineer
14 37 (3.61%) Development Manager
15 36 (3.52%) JavaScript Developer
15 36 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
16 29 (2.83%) Software Architect
17 27 (2.64%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 348 (33.98%) .NET
2 298 (29.10%) Node.js
3 280 (27.34%) RESTful
4 268 (26.17%) ASP.NET
5 266 (25.98%) HTML
6 261 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 260 (25.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 229 (22.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 227 (22.17%) WCF
10 218 (21.29%) CSS
11 191 (18.65%) Ruby on Rails
12 185 (18.07%) AngularJS
13 165 (16.11%) .NET Framework
14 154 (15.04%) Entity Framework
15 136 (13.28%) Code First Entity Framework
16 111 (10.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 106 (10.35%) KnockoutJS
18 93 (9.08%) React
19 83 (8.11%) Web Services
20 65 (6.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 80 (7.81%) Computer Science
2 53 (5.18%) User Experience
3 34 (3.32%) Social Media
4 32 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (2.44%) BBC
7 24 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (2.25%) Data Centre
9 15 (1.46%) Wiki
10 13 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
11 12 (1.17%) Algorithms
12 11 (1.07%) Blog
12 11 (1.07%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 11 (1.07%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.07%) Public Cloud
13 9 (0.88%) Smart Meter
14 7 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
15 6 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
15 6 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
16 5 (0.49%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 354 (34.57%) Linux
2 134 (13.09%) Windows
3 85 (8.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 44 (4.30%) CentOS
5 38 (3.71%) Unix
6 26 (2.54%) Android
7 22 (2.15%) Apple iOS
8 20 (1.95%) Debian
8 20 (1.95%) Windows Server
9 16 (1.56%) Solaris
9 16 (1.56%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.29%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.29%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.20%) Fedora
12 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.098%) AIX
13 1 (0.098%) HPUX
13 1 (0.098%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 573 (55.96%) Agile Software Development
2 410 (40.04%) TDD
3 349 (34.08%) BDD
4 307 (29.98%) MVC
5 252 (24.61%) Web Application Development
6 183 (17.87%) DevOps
7 139 (13.57%) Open Source
8 128 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 120 (11.72%) Software Engineering
9 120 (11.72%) Test Automation
10 113 (11.04%) Scrum
11 102 (9.96%) Web Development
12 92 (8.98%) OO
13 88 (8.59%) Kanban
14 86 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
15 84 (8.20%) High Availability
16 83 (8.11%) Configuration Management
17 77 (7.52%) Continuous Delivery
18 63 (6.15%) Mentoring
19 38 (3.71%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 504 (49.22%) Python
2 416 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 415 (40.53%) C#
4 394 (38.48%) Java
5 199 (19.43%) Perl
6 175 (17.09%) Bash Shell
7 168 (16.41%) PHP
8 163 (15.92%) SQL
9 136 (13.28%) C++
10 86 (8.40%) PowerShell
11 75 (7.32%) C
12 69 (6.74%) Go
13 42 (4.10%) F#
14 32 (3.13%) Scala
15 14 (1.37%) R
16 8 (0.78%) Embedded C++
17 7 (0.68%) Embedded C
17 7 (0.68%) Groovy
18 6 (0.59%) MATLAB
19 4 (0.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 92 (8.98%) Degree
2 35 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (3.22%) Security Cleared
4 26 (2.54%) RHCE
5 24 (2.34%) RHCSA
6 19 (1.86%) ISTQB
7 15 (1.46%) ISEB
7 15 (1.46%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (0.88%) CISSP
9 8 (0.78%) CCNA
9 8 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.78%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.78%) PMP
10 7 (0.68%) APMG
11 5 (0.49%) CEH
11 5 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.49%) OSCP
11 5 (0.49%) PhD
12 3 (0.29%) Cyber Scheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (8.79%) QA
2 11 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.59%) PMO
5 2 (0.20%) GCP
5 2 (0.20%) SLA
6 1 (0.098%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.098%) GDPR
6 1 (0.098%) IASME
System Software
1 138 (13.48%) Docker
2 55 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.27%) vSphere
4 11 (1.07%) Xen
5 10 (0.98%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.68%) vCloud
7 5 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.39%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.39%) NFS
8 4 (0.39%) Sendmail
9 3 (0.29%) KVM
10 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.098%) oVirt
11 1 (0.098%) Snort
Systems Management
1 180 (17.58%) Puppet
2 161 (15.72%) Opscode Chef
3 83 (8.11%) Ansible
4 51 (4.98%) Kibana
5 36 (3.52%) Terraform
6 35 (3.42%) Grafana
7 28 (2.73%) Kubernetes
8 25 (2.44%) Packer
9 22 (2.15%) Nagios
10 21 (2.05%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 21 (2.05%) WSUS
11 16 (1.56%) Salt
11 16 (1.56%) StatsD
12 8 (0.78%) Cobbler
12 8 (0.78%) Prometheus
13 7 (0.68%) Rancher
13 7 (0.68%) SCOM
13 7 (0.68%) ZABBIX
14 6 (0.59%) logstash
15 5 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 114 (11.13%) Microsoft
2 81 (7.91%) Red Hat
3 72 (7.03%) VMware
4 67 (6.54%) Google
5 44 (4.30%) Facebook
6 38 (3.71%) Oracle
7 32 (3.13%) SAP
8 26 (2.54%) New Relic
9 25 (2.44%) Apple
9 25 (2.44%) Sony
9 25 (2.44%) Yahoo!
10 21 (2.05%) Cisco
10 21 (2.05%) Palo Alto
11 15 (1.46%) Juniper
12 14 (1.37%) Atlassian
13 11 (1.07%) Forcepoint
14 9 (0.88%) LANDesk
15 7 (0.68%) CheckPoint
15 7 (0.68%) Sophos
16 6 (0.59%) Zend