Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South East
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 262 212 185
Rank change year-on-year -50 -27 -24
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 195 73 450
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.11% 0.92% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 1.58% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 103 66 407
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,875 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £48,750 £41,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% +15.79%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £69,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% 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 9,482 4,608 13,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.85% 58.20% 53.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6,923 4,017 11,810
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,875 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -80 65 £42,500 -22.73% 5
Thames Valley -69 53 £57,500 -8.00% 15
Surrey -61 34 £63,000 -3.08% 2
East Sussex -11 30 £65,000 - 3
Berkshire -57 25 £50,000 -23.08% 4
Buckinghamshire -43 16 £57,500 -17.86% 10
Oxfordshire -27 12 £57,500 +35.29% 1
West Sussex - 6 £100,000 - 1
Kent -38 2 £70,000 +86.67%
Sussex - 1 - -
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 115 (58.97%) Python
2 107 (54.87%) JavaScript
3 98 (50.26%) AWS
4 79 (40.51%) DevOps
5 73 (37.44%) Linux
6 71 (36.41%) Java
6 71 (36.41%) Jenkins
7 69 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (33.85%) Kubernetes
9 61 (31.28%) Degree
10 60 (30.77%) Azure
10 60 (30.77%) Node.js
11 54 (27.69%) React
12 53 (27.18%) Docker
13 52 (26.67%) Ansible
13 52 (26.67%) Microservices
14 50 (25.64%) Ruby on Rails
15 49 (25.13%) Terraform
16 44 (22.56%) Bash Shell
17 41 (21.03%) Git (software)
18 40 (20.51%) TDD
18 40 (20.51%) Go
19 39 (20.00%) Computer Science
20 38 (19.49%) AngularJS
20 38 (19.49%) Elastic Stack
21 37 (18.97%) Opscode Chef
21 37 (18.97%) PostgreSQL
21 37 (18.97%) Perl
22 36 (18.46%) GitHub
22 36 (18.46%) Full Stack Development

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 35 (17.95%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (11.79%) Cloud Foundry
2 23 (11.79%) GemFire
3 12 (6.15%) Confluence
4 10 (5.13%) Apache
5 8 (4.10%) nginx
5 8 (4.10%) OpenStack
6 7 (3.59%) Jupyter
7 6 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.56%) IIS
9 2 (1.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (7.69%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 98 (50.26%) AWS
2 60 (30.77%) Azure
3 36 (18.46%) GitHub
4 30 (15.38%) PaaS
5 16 (8.21%) AWS Lambda
5 16 (8.21%) Serverless
6 15 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 15 (7.69%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 15 (7.69%) Amazon S3
6 15 (7.69%) AWS CloudTrail
6 15 (7.69%) Azure Logic Apps
6 15 (7.69%) Azure Sentinel
6 15 (7.69%) CloudFront
7 12 (6.15%) SaaS
8 8 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (3.08%) GCP
10 5 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (2.56%) Heroku
10 5 (2.56%) IaaS
11 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.79%) Calico
2 10 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.62%) FTP
4 7 (3.59%) HTTP
4 7 (3.59%) Internet
4 7 (3.59%) Network Security
5 6 (3.08%) DNS
6 4 (2.05%) HTTPS
6 4 (2.05%) POP3
6 4 (2.05%) SMTP
7 3 (1.54%) Firewall
8 2 (1.03%) NAS
8 2 (1.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.97%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (10.77%) MySQL
3 15 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 14 (7.18%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.62%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.10%) Big Data
6 8 (4.10%) Redis
7 5 (2.56%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.51%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.51%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 71 (36.41%) Jenkins
2 41 (21.03%) Git (software)
3 31 (15.90%) Cucumber
4 30 (15.38%) Selenium
5 23 (11.79%) Gradle
5 23 (11.79%) gulp
5 23 (11.79%) Protractor
5 23 (11.79%) Sonatype Nexus
6 17 (8.72%) JIRA
7 11 (5.64%) GitLab
8 8 (4.10%) JMeter
9 7 (3.59%) TeamCity
10 6 (3.08%) Postman
10 6 (3.08%) RSpec
11 5 (2.56%) Appium
11 5 (2.56%) Cypress.io
11 5 (2.56%) Serenity BDD
11 5 (2.56%) TestComplete
12 4 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (2.05%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (14.36%) Finance
2 23 (11.79%) Banking
2 23 (11.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 23 (11.79%) Law
3 22 (11.28%) Social Skills
4 12 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.13%) Public Sector
6 8 (4.10%) Retail
7 4 (2.05%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.03%) Local Government
9 1 (0.51%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.51%) German Language
9 1 (0.51%) Indonesian Language
9 1 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (29.23%) Developer
2 42 (21.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (11.28%) Ruby Developer
4 19 (9.74%) Full Stack Developer
5 17 (8.72%) Software Engineer
6 15 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 15 (7.69%) Security Engineer
7 14 (7.18%) Analyst
8 12 (6.15%) React Developer
9 11 (5.64%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (5.64%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (4.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (4.10%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 7 (3.59%) Architect
12 7 (3.59%) Information Analyst
12 7 (3.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.59%) JavaScript Engineer
12 7 (3.59%) PHP Developer
12 7 (3.59%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (30.77%) Node.js
2 54 (27.69%) React
3 50 (25.64%) Ruby on Rails
4 38 (19.49%) AngularJS
4 38 (19.49%) Elastic Stack
5 35 (17.95%) HTML
5 35 (17.95%) RabbitMQ
6 30 (15.38%) CSS
7 27 (13.85%) Kafka
8 26 (13.33%) Spring
9 25 (12.82%) HTML5
10 23 (11.79%) J2EE
10 23 (11.79%) Spring Boot
10 23 (11.79%) Spring Integration
10 23 (11.79%) WireMock
11 18 (9.23%) JSON
12 17 (8.72%) XML
13 16 (8.21%) Sass
13 16 (8.21%) Sinatra
14 12 (6.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.85%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (2.56%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (2.56%) User Experience
3 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (1.03%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.03%) iPad
3 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.03%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 73 (37.44%) Linux
2 30 (15.38%) Windows
3 15 (7.69%) Mac OS
4 12 (6.15%) Windows Server
5 11 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.08%) CentOS
7 4 (2.05%) Android
7 4 (2.05%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.05%) Unix
8 2 (1.03%) Debian
8 2 (1.03%) Solaris
8 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (40.51%) DevOps
2 69 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (26.67%) Microservices
4 40 (20.51%) TDD
5 39 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 36 (18.46%) Full Stack Development
7 34 (17.44%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (16.41%) Mentoring
8 32 (16.41%) Software Engineering
9 26 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 26 (13.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 25 (12.82%) User Stories
11 24 (12.31%) Infrastructure as Code
12 23 (11.79%) Dashboard Development
12 23 (11.79%) Digital Banking
12 23 (11.79%) Problem Management
12 23 (11.79%) Process Improvement
12 23 (11.79%) Servant Leadership
12 23 (11.79%) Service-Level Objective
12 23 (11.79%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 115 (58.97%) Python
2 107 (54.87%) JavaScript
3 71 (36.41%) Java
4 44 (22.56%) Bash Shell
5 40 (20.51%) Go
6 37 (18.97%) Perl
7 28 (14.36%) PHP
8 27 (13.85%) SQL
9 25 (12.82%) C#
10 20 (10.26%) PowerShell
11 19 (9.74%) VB
12 16 (8.21%) ES6
13 13 (6.67%) C
13 13 (6.67%) C++
14 12 (6.15%) TypeScript
15 4 (2.05%) Objective-C
15 4 (2.05%) VBScript
16 3 (1.54%) Groovy
16 3 (1.54%) Scala
16 3 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 61 (31.28%) Degree
2 34 (17.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (11.79%) OCP
3 23 (11.79%) Oracle Certification
4 15 (7.69%) GCFA
4 15 (7.69%) GCFE
4 15 (7.69%) GCIA
4 15 (7.69%) GCIH
4 15 (7.69%) SANS
5 12 (6.15%) Security Cleared
6 10 (5.13%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.08%) AWS Certification
8 4 (2.05%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.54%) RHCE
9 3 (1.54%) RHCSA
10 2 (1.03%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.51%) ISEB
11 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (15.38%) SLA
2 6 (3.08%) QA
3 3 (1.54%) Accessibility
4 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 53 (27.18%) Docker
2 26 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.56%) vSphere
5 2 (1.03%) iptables
5 2 (1.03%) Postfix
5 2 (1.03%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 66 (33.85%) Kubernetes
2 52 (26.67%) Ansible
3 49 (25.13%) Terraform
4 37 (18.97%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (15.38%) Puppet
6 28 (14.36%) Grafana
7 27 (13.85%) Kibana
8 7 (3.59%) Packer
9 5 (2.56%) Prometheus
9 5 (2.56%) vCenter Server
9 5 (2.56%) vRealize
10 4 (2.05%) Consul
10 4 (2.05%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (2.05%) Graphite
10 4 (2.05%) logstash
11 2 (1.03%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 2 (1.03%) Computer Incident Response Team
11 2 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.51%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (13.85%) Oracle
2 23 (11.79%) PayPal
3 17 (8.72%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.10%) Google
4 8 (4.10%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.59%) VMware
6 4 (2.05%) Automation Anywhere
6 4 (2.05%) Blue Prism
6 4 (2.05%) Citrix
6 4 (2.05%) UiPath
7 3 (1.54%) HP
7 3 (1.54%) Mercator
7 3 (1.54%) Orchard
8 2 (1.03%) NEC
8 2 (1.03%) NetApp
8 2 (1.03%) Northgate
9 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.51%) New Relic
9 1 (0.51%) Splunk