Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 204 175 208
Rank change year-on-year -29 +33 -118
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 112 398 421
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.13% 1.72% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 3.15% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 110 381 405
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 5,771 12,650 15,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 58.35% 54.67% 56.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5,012 10,910 13,192
Median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,275 £70,000
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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +34 54 £57,500 +25.00% 11
Thames Valley -1 23 £47,500 -24.00% 14
Buckinghamshire +26 16 £57,500 -4.17% 5
East Sussex +5 15 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Surrey +31 10 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Berkshire +18 5 £60,000 +4.35% 4
West Sussex +13 5 £42,500 -19.05% 1
Kent +31 4 £52,500 -25.00%
Oxfordshire +22 2 £38,750 -40.38% 5
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 51 (45.54%) Python
2 45 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (39.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 40 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 29 (25.89%) Linux
6 27 (24.11%) Software Engineering
7 25 (22.32%) DevOps
8 22 (19.64%) Test Automation
9 19 (16.96%) Docker
9 19 (16.96%) Java
9 19 (16.96%) React
10 18 (16.07%) Azure
11 17 (15.18%) Bash Shell
12 16 (14.29%) Git (software)
12 16 (14.29%) Web Services
12 16 (14.29%) PHP
13 14 (12.50%) MySQL
13 14 (12.50%) AWS
13 14 (12.50%) Degree
13 14 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (11.61%) Relational Database
14 13 (11.61%) Computer Science
15 12 (10.71%) SQL
15 12 (10.71%) Google
15 12 (10.71%) Terraform
15 12 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (9.82%) C#
16 11 (9.82%) Configuration Management
16 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
17 10 (8.93%) E-Commerce

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 5 (4.46%) Drupal
2 3 (2.68%) ArcGIS
2 3 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.89%) Confluence
4 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.07%) Azure
2 14 (12.50%) AWS
3 8 (7.14%) GCP
4 7 (6.25%) GitHub
5 5 (4.46%) Datadog
5 5 (4.46%) Google Analytics
6 3 (2.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.68%) G Suite
6 3 (2.68%) IaaS
6 3 (2.68%) PaaS
6 3 (2.68%) Slack
7 2 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.79%) Heroku
7 2 (1.79%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.89%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.89%) Force.com
8 1 (0.89%) SaaS
8 1 (0.89%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.46%) HTTPS
3 4 (3.57%) Internet
4 2 (1.79%) IPsec
4 2 (1.79%) SNMP
5 1 (0.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.50%) MySQL
2 13 (11.61%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (5.36%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.79%) Power BI
7 2 (1.79%) QlikView
7 2 (1.79%) Redis
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.36%) RSpec
4 5 (4.46%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.46%) Selenium
5 4 (3.57%) CircleCI
5 4 (3.57%) JIRA
6 3 (2.68%) GitLab
6 3 (2.68%) JMeter
6 3 (2.68%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.68%) Metasploit
6 3 (2.68%) MSTest
6 3 (2.68%) Postman
6 3 (2.68%) Ranorex
6 3 (2.68%) Robot Framework
6 3 (2.68%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.68%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.68%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.68%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (8.04%) Retail
2 7 (6.25%) Finance
3 5 (4.46%) Games
4 2 (1.79%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.89%) Electronics
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.89%) Marketing
5 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (48.21%) Developer
2 22 (19.64%) Ruby Developer
3 14 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 13 (11.61%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 10 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.14%) Analyst
6 8 (7.14%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
7 7 (6.25%) Team Leader
8 6 (5.36%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (5.36%) LIMS Developer
9 5 (4.46%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (4.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Administrator
10 4 (3.57%) Development Manager
10 4 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (39.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 19 (16.96%) React
3 16 (14.29%) Web Services
4 9 (8.04%) HTML
4 9 (8.04%) RESTful
5 8 (7.14%) Node.js
6 6 (5.36%) .NET
7 5 (4.46%) CSS
7 5 (4.46%) LAMP
7 5 (4.46%) SOAP
8 3 (2.68%) J2EE
8 3 (2.68%) JSON
8 3 (2.68%) React Native
8 3 (2.68%) XML
9 2 (1.79%) Django
9 2 (1.79%) Flask
9 2 (1.79%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.79%) HTML5
9 2 (1.79%) Symfony
9 2 (1.79%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (6.25%) LIMS
3 7 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 5 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.68%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.68%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.89%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.89%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.89%) Photography
7 1 (0.89%) User Experience
7 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.89%) Linux
2 8 (7.14%) Windows
3 7 (6.25%) Unix
4 5 (4.46%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.79%) Android
5 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.79%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.11%) Software Engineering
3 25 (22.32%) DevOps
4 22 (19.64%) Test Automation
5 13 (11.61%) Computer Science
6 12 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (9.82%) Configuration Management
8 10 (8.93%) E-Commerce
8 10 (8.93%) Infrastructure as Code
8 10 (8.93%) Validation
8 10 (8.93%) Web Development
8 10 (8.93%) Workflow
9 9 (8.04%) Information Management
10 8 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (7.14%) Front End Development
10 8 (7.14%) Open Source
11 7 (6.25%) Biology
11 7 (6.25%) Chemistry
11 7 (6.25%) Data Validation
11 7 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 51 (45.54%) Python
2 40 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 19 (16.96%) Java
4 17 (15.18%) Bash Shell
5 16 (14.29%) PHP
6 12 (10.71%) SQL
7 11 (9.82%) C#
8 9 (8.04%) Perl
9 7 (6.25%) R
10 6 (5.36%) PowerShell
11 5 (4.46%) Go
12 4 (3.57%) C
12 4 (3.57%) C++
13 2 (1.79%) Apex Code
13 2 (1.79%) ES6
13 2 (1.79%) Lua
14 1 (0.89%) Elixir
14 1 (0.89%) Elm
14 1 (0.89%) Groovy
14 1 (0.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (12.50%) Degree
2 6 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.46%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.68%) GCFA
5 3 (2.68%) GCFE
5 3 (2.68%) GCIH
5 3 (2.68%) GIAC
5 3 (2.68%) GREM
5 3 (2.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) NIST
2 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.79%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) GDPR
3 1 (0.89%) NCSC
3 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (16.96%) Docker
2 7 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.89%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (10.71%) Terraform
3 10 (8.93%) Puppet
4 8 (7.14%) Kubernetes
5 6 (5.36%) Ansible
6 4 (3.57%) Capistrano
7 3 (2.68%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 3 (2.68%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 2 (1.79%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (10.71%) Google
2 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.14%) New Relic
4 5 (4.46%) AppDynamics
4 5 (4.46%) Dynatrace
4 5 (4.46%) Oracle
4 5 (4.46%) SolarWinds
5 4 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.57%) VMware
6 2 (1.79%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.79%) Splunk
7 1 (0.89%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.89%) Kofax
7 1 (0.89%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) SAP
7 1 (0.89%) UiPath