Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South East
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 207 177 130
Rank change year-on-year -30 -47 -42
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 125 477 744
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.12% 1.82% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.99% 3.37% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 114 460 692
Median annual salary £58,500 £54,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.34% +14.74% +5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,125 £67,500
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 6,274 14,162 17,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.39% 54.00% 57.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5,305 12,145 14,904
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £28,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 7 August 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 7 August 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
Surrey +52 36 £65,000 - 1
Hampshire +6 31 £52,500 +10.53% 11
East Sussex +1 27 £57,000 +20.00% 3
Thames Valley -1 24 £61,250 +2.08% 3
Berkshire +34 16 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Kent +48 7 £55,000 -33.33%
Oxfordshire +26 5 £46,250 -33.93% 2
Buckinghamshire +26 3 £70,000 +16.67%
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 75 (60.00%) Python
2 63 (50.40%) Java
3 54 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (39.20%) JavaScript
5 47 (37.60%) Node.js
6 41 (32.80%) React
7 38 (30.40%) Ruby on Rails
8 35 (28.00%) DevOps
9 32 (25.60%) AngularJS
10 29 (23.20%) PHP
11 25 (20.00%) XML
11 25 (20.00%) jQuery
11 25 (20.00%) Mobile Development
12 24 (19.20%) Web Development
13 23 (18.40%) AWS
14 22 (17.60%) Git (software)
15 21 (16.80%) Bash Shell
15 21 (16.80%) Apple iOS
15 21 (16.80%) Android
15 21 (16.80%) Windows
15 21 (16.80%) Linux
15 21 (16.80%) CSS
16 20 (16.00%) HTML
16 20 (16.00%) PowerShell
17 19 (15.20%) Test Automation
17 19 (15.20%) Azure
17 19 (15.20%) C#
18 18 (14.40%) Software Engineering
19 17 (13.60%) Objective-C
19 17 (13.60%) Apple Swift

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 7 (5.60%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.00%) Confluence
3 4 (3.20%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.40%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.60%) Apache
5 2 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.60%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.80%) JBoss
6 1 (0.80%) nginx
6 1 (0.80%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.40%) AWS
2 19 (15.20%) Azure
3 8 (6.40%) GitHub
4 7 (5.60%) Heroku
4 7 (5.60%) PaaS
5 6 (4.80%) GCP
6 4 (3.20%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (3.20%) IaaS
7 3 (2.40%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (2.40%) Serverless
8 2 (1.60%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (1.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.80%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.80%) AWS CodeBuild
9 1 (0.80%) AWS CodeCommit
9 1 (0.80%) AWS Step Functions
9 1 (0.80%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.80%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.80%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.00%) Firewall
1 10 (8.00%) HTTP
2 6 (4.80%) DNS
3 5 (4.00%) DHCP
4 2 (1.60%) AMQP
4 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.60%) VPN
5 1 (0.80%) ATM
5 1 (0.80%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.80%) Internet
5 1 (0.80%) LAN
5 1 (0.80%) Network Security
5 1 (0.80%) SAN
5 1 (0.80%) SSH
5 1 (0.80%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.80%) WAN
5 1 (0.80%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.80%) MySQL
3 6 (4.80%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.00%) Redis
5 4 (3.20%) Big Data
5 4 (3.20%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.60%) NuoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (17.60%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.20%) Jenkins
3 11 (8.80%) Xcode
4 9 (7.20%) Selenium
5 8 (6.40%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.80%) JIRA
7 4 (3.20%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (3.20%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.40%) GitLab
8 3 (2.40%) Maven
8 3 (2.40%) TestRail
8 3 (2.40%) WATIR
9 2 (1.60%) GoCD
9 2 (1.60%) JMeter
10 1 (0.80%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.80%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.80%) Mocha
10 1 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.80%) REST Assured
10 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (8.00%) Games
2 7 (5.60%) Finance
3 6 (4.80%) Retail
4 4 (3.20%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.40%) Local Government
6 2 (1.60%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.60%) Banking
6 2 (1.60%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.80%) Automotive
7 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (52.00%) Developer
2 24 (19.20%) Senior Developer
3 17 (13.60%) Mobile Developer
4 14 (11.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (11.20%) Software Engineer
5 13 (10.40%) Full Stack Developer
6 11 (8.80%) Senior Mobile Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Web Developer
8 8 (6.40%) Analyst
8 8 (6.40%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 8 (6.40%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Mobile Web Developer
9 6 (4.80%) Ruby Developer
9 6 (4.80%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (37.60%) Node.js
2 41 (32.80%) React
3 38 (30.40%) Ruby on Rails
4 32 (25.60%) AngularJS
5 25 (20.00%) jQuery
5 25 (20.00%) XML
6 21 (16.80%) CSS
7 20 (16.00%) HTML
8 13 (10.40%) HTML5
9 8 (6.40%) RESTful
10 7 (5.60%) .NET
10 7 (5.60%) Regular Expression
10 7 (5.60%) Sass
11 6 (4.80%) JSON
11 6 (4.80%) Sinatra
12 5 (4.00%) J2EE
12 5 (4.00%) JMS
12 5 (4.00%) Spring
13 4 (3.20%) Gherkin
13 4 (3.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.40%) User Experience
2 7 (5.60%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (4.80%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.00%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.20%) Clustering
5 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.40%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.60%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.60%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.80%) Fibre Optics
8 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.80%) Android
1 21 (16.80%) Apple iOS
1 21 (16.80%) Linux
1 21 (16.80%) Windows
2 9 (7.20%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.80%) SUSE
3 1 (0.80%) Unix
3 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.00%) DevOps
3 25 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 24 (19.20%) Web Development
5 19 (15.20%) Test Automation
6 18 (14.40%) Software Engineering
7 17 (13.60%) Android Development
7 17 (13.60%) iOS Development
8 12 (9.60%) ITIL
8 12 (9.60%) Problem Management
8 12 (9.60%) Scrum
9 11 (8.80%) Computer Science
9 11 (8.80%) TDD
10 9 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.20%) Microservices
10 9 (7.20%) OOP
10 9 (7.20%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (6.40%) Analytics
11 8 (6.40%) Project Management
12 7 (5.60%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 75 (60.00%) Python
2 63 (50.40%) Java
3 49 (39.20%) JavaScript
4 29 (23.20%) PHP
5 21 (16.80%) Bash Shell
6 20 (16.00%) PowerShell
7 19 (15.20%) C#
8 17 (13.60%) Apple Swift
8 17 (13.60%) Objective-C
9 16 (12.80%) C++
10 11 (8.80%) Perl
11 9 (7.20%) C
11 9 (7.20%) SQL
12 8 (6.40%) Scala
13 7 (5.60%) ES6
13 7 (5.60%) Go
13 7 (5.60%) Kotlin
14 5 (4.00%) Groovy
15 3 (2.40%) Clojure
15 3 (2.40%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 8 (6.40%) Degree
2 7 (5.60%) CEH
2 7 (5.60%) CISM
2 7 (5.60%) CISSP
2 7 (5.60%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.00%) ISEB
3 5 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.80%) CCDA
5 1 (0.80%) CCNA
5 1 (0.80%) CCNP
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.80%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.80%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.80%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.80%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.60%) QA
2 6 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.20%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (8.80%) Docker
2 4 (3.20%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.40%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.60%) vCloud
4 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (12.00%) Terraform
2 11 (8.80%) Kubernetes
3 7 (5.60%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.60%) QRadar
4 5 (4.00%) Ansible
5 3 (2.40%) Packer
6 2 (1.60%) Puppet
6 2 (1.60%) Salt
7 1 (0.80%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.80%) Consul
7 1 (0.80%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.80%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.80%) OpenView
7 1 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (7.20%) Xamarin
2 7 (5.60%) LogRhythm
2 7 (5.60%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.00%) Google
3 5 (4.00%) SAP
3 5 (4.00%) VMware
4 3 (2.40%) Aerohive Networks
4 3 (2.40%) Capita
4 3 (2.40%) Extreme Networks
4 3 (2.40%) Oracle
4 3 (2.40%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.60%) New Relic
5 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.80%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.80%) Cisco
6 1 (0.80%) HP
6 1 (0.80%) Juniper
6 1 (0.80%) Kofax
6 1 (0.80%) Splunk
6 1 (0.80%) UiPath