Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 93 136
Rank change year-on-year -18 +43 +15
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 841 919 962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.78% 3.13% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.78% 5.81% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 746 787 863
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% -7.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £68,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%

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 17,591 15,811 19,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 58.09% 53.80% 52.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15,347 13,725 17,450
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018. 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 -31 246 £42,500 -5.56% 18
Thames Valley -43 238 £50,000 - 32
Surrey +41 179 £47,500 +5.56% 8
Berkshire -4 130 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Oxfordshire -48 68 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Kent -3 66 £42,500 -5.56% 2
West Sussex +11 60 £52,500 +5.00% 2
East Sussex -34 46 £45,000 - 10
Buckinghamshire -23 40 £47,500 - 10
Sussex - 5 £47,500 -
Middlesex +12 3 £97,500 +47.17%
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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.

1 533 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
2 380 (45.18%) Python
3 372 (44.23%) Git (software)
4 370 (44.00%) TDD
5 344 (40.90%) C#
6 325 (38.64%) BDD
7 311 (36.98%) RESTful
8 310 (36.86%) NoSQL
9 304 (36.15%) Node.js
10 297 (35.32%) MVC
11 290 (34.48%) JavaScript
12 284 (33.77%) .NET
12 284 (33.77%) SQL Server
13 266 (31.63%) ASP.NET
14 265 (31.51%) Web Application Development
14 265 (31.51%) ASP.NET MVC
14 265 (31.51%) ASP.NET Web API
15 260 (30.92%) Linux
16 252 (29.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 248 (29.49%) WCF
18 234 (27.82%) SQL Server 2016
19 225 (26.75%) Java
20 182 (21.64%) DevOps
21 177 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
22 168 (19.98%) .NET Framework
22 168 (19.98%) Entity Framework
23 167 (19.86%) AngularJS
24 160 (19.02%) Code First Entity Framework
25 153 (18.19%) Ruby on Rails
26 150 (17.84%) Windows

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 51 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
2 40 (4.76%) WordPress
3 34 (4.04%) Apache
3 34 (4.04%) nginx
4 24 (2.85%) Tomcat
5 22 (2.62%) OpenStack
6 13 (1.55%) Confluence
7 10 (1.19%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.48%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.48%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.48%) Smallworld
9 3 (0.36%) CMS
9 3 (0.36%) IIS
9 3 (0.36%) JBoss
9 3 (0.36%) lighttpd
9 3 (0.36%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.24%) Jetty
10 2 (0.24%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.24%) Zimbra
Applications
1 5 (0.59%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.12%) GIMP
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.36%) Magento
2 3 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.36%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 177 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (10.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.80%) GitHub
4 24 (2.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 23 (2.73%) AWS Lambda
5 23 (2.73%) IaaS
5 23 (2.73%) Serverless
6 19 (2.26%) SaaS
7 13 (1.55%) OpenShift
8 11 (1.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (1.31%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (0.71%) npm
12 5 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (0.59%) Heroku
13 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.48%) PaaS
13 4 (0.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.38%) Internet
2 16 (1.90%) HTTP
3 13 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.95%) AMQP
5 6 (0.71%) Firewall
5 6 (0.71%) VPN
6 5 (0.59%) DNS
7 4 (0.48%) LAN
7 4 (0.48%) SAN
7 4 (0.48%) SMS
7 4 (0.48%) VLAN
7 4 (0.48%) WAN
8 3 (0.36%) BGP
8 3 (0.36%) SSL
8 3 (0.36%) Wireless
8 3 (0.36%) Wireless Security
9 2 (0.24%) FCoE
9 2 (0.24%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.24%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.24%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (36.86%) NoSQL
2 284 (33.77%) SQL Server
3 234 (27.82%) SQL Server 2016
4 105 (12.49%) MySQL
5 79 (9.39%) MongoDB
6 54 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (4.40%) SQL Server 2014
8 34 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 32 (3.80%) Relational Database
10 24 (2.85%) RDBMS
11 22 (2.62%) Redis
12 19 (2.26%) MariaDB
13 9 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (0.59%) Big Data
14 5 (0.59%) Neo4j
15 3 (0.36%) DB2
15 3 (0.36%) GIS
15 3 (0.36%) InterSystems Cache
15 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 372 (44.23%) Git (software)
2 146 (17.36%) Jenkins
3 56 (6.66%) Selenium
4 40 (4.76%) JIRA
5 39 (4.64%) Cucumber
6 26 (3.09%) GitLab
7 24 (2.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 23 (2.73%) TeamCity
9 20 (2.38%) RSpec
10 19 (2.26%) Subversion
10 19 (2.26%) Vagrant
10 19 (2.26%) WebDriver
11 18 (2.14%) WiX
12 17 (2.02%) JMeter
13 16 (1.90%) Protractor
13 16 (1.90%) Sublime Text
14 15 (1.78%) TextMate
15 14 (1.66%) Maven
16 11 (1.31%) Gradle
16 11 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 79 (9.39%) Marketing
2 50 (5.95%) Advertising
3 49 (5.83%) Finance
4 36 (4.28%) Games
5 29 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.97%) Retail
7 22 (2.62%) Music Industry
8 5 (0.59%) Electronics
8 5 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.48%) Banking
10 2 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 530 (63.02%) Developer
2 265 (31.51%) .NET Developer
3 103 (12.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 59 (7.02%) .NET Software Developer
5 53 (6.30%) Python Developer
5 53 (6.30%) Software Developer
6 45 (5.35%) Linux Engineer
7 43 (5.11%) PHP Developer
8 42 (4.99%) Senior Developer
9 39 (4.64%) Ruby Developer
10 32 (3.80%) Administrator
11 31 (3.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 27 (3.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 26 (3.09%) Analyst
13 26 (3.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 25 (2.97%) AWS Engineer
15 24 (2.85%) Java Engineer
15 24 (2.85%) Software Engineer
15 24 (2.85%) Tester
16 23 (2.73%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 311 (36.98%) RESTful
2 304 (36.15%) Node.js
3 284 (33.77%) .NET
4 266 (31.63%) ASP.NET
5 265 (31.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 265 (31.51%) ASP.NET Web API
6 252 (29.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 248 (29.49%) WCF
8 168 (19.98%) .NET Framework
8 168 (19.98%) Entity Framework
9 167 (19.86%) AngularJS
10 160 (19.02%) Code First Entity Framework
11 153 (18.19%) Ruby on Rails
12 136 (16.17%) HTML
13 111 (13.20%) React
14 98 (11.65%) CSS
15 80 (9.51%) WPF
16 76 (9.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 62 (7.37%) KnockoutJS
18 59 (7.02%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.42%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (5.47%) Computer Science
2 46 (5.47%) User Experience
3 43 (5.11%) Public Cloud
4 30 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 23 (2.73%) Social Network
6 17 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.02%) Social Media
7 15 (1.78%) BBC
8 13 (1.55%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (0.83%) Management Information System
11 7 (0.83%) Replication
12 4 (0.48%) Fintech
12 4 (0.48%) IBM Mainframe
12 4 (0.48%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.48%) Tandem
13 3 (0.36%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 260 (30.92%) Linux
2 150 (17.84%) Windows
3 48 (5.71%) Ubuntu
4 39 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (3.21%) Windows Server
6 19 (2.26%) CentOS
7 13 (1.55%) Unix
8 12 (1.43%) Debian
9 8 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.59%) Android
10 5 (0.59%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.24%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
2 370 (44.00%) TDD
3 325 (38.64%) BDD
4 297 (35.32%) MVC
5 265 (31.51%) Web Application Development
6 182 (21.64%) DevOps
7 149 (17.72%) OO
8 121 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
9 120 (14.27%) Open Source
10 115 (13.67%) Test Automation
11 96 (11.41%) Web Development
12 80 (9.51%) Configuration Management
13 66 (7.85%) Scrum
14 64 (7.61%) Software Engineering
15 59 (7.02%) Mentoring
16 54 (6.42%) Cybersecurity
16 54 (6.42%) High Availability
17 53 (6.30%) Kanban
17 53 (6.30%) Problem-Solving
18 45 (5.35%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 380 (45.18%) Python
2 344 (40.90%) C#
3 290 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 225 (26.75%) Java
5 145 (17.24%) PHP
6 130 (15.46%) Perl
7 100 (11.89%) SQL
8 89 (10.58%) Bash Shell
9 55 (6.54%) PowerShell
10 52 (6.18%) C
11 41 (4.88%) C++
12 35 (4.16%) Go
13 25 (2.97%) F#
14 18 (2.14%) Scala
15 14 (1.66%) VB.NET
16 12 (1.43%) Clojure
16 12 (1.43%) Lisp
17 11 (1.31%) Shell Script
18 10 (1.19%) VB
19 9 (1.07%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 67 (7.97%) Degree
2 37 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.14%) RHCE
3 18 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (2.02%) DV Cleared
4 17 (2.02%) RHCSA
5 12 (1.43%) ISEB
5 12 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
7 7 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.71%) MCSA
8 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.48%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.36%) CEH
10 3 (0.36%) CISA
10 3 (0.36%) CISSP
10 3 (0.36%) OSCP
10 3 (0.36%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.36%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.99%) QA
2 3 (0.36%) GDPR
3 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 134 (15.93%) Docker
2 53 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (2.85%) vSphere
4 11 (1.31%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.83%) KVM
6 4 (0.48%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.48%) Xen
7 3 (0.36%) Postfix
8 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.24%) Samba
8 2 (0.24%) vCloud
9 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.12%) Firmware
9 1 (0.12%) oVirt
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 120 (14.27%) Ansible
1 120 (14.27%) Puppet
2 102 (12.13%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (7.61%) Kubernetes
4 29 (3.45%) Terraform
5 24 (2.85%) Kibana
6 21 (2.50%) Nagios
7 20 (2.38%) HAProxy
8 13 (1.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 13 (1.55%) WSUS
9 12 (1.43%) Packer
10 10 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
11 9 (1.07%) Salt
12 7 (0.83%) Consul
12 7 (0.83%) Rancher
13 5 (0.59%) StatsD
14 3 (0.36%) Grafana
14 3 (0.36%) ZABBIX
15 2 (0.24%) SCCM
15 2 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 82 (9.75%) Microsoft
2 57 (6.78%) VMware
3 36 (4.28%) Red Hat
4 35 (4.16%) Oracle
5 33 (3.92%) Google
6 21 (2.50%) Facebook
6 21 (2.50%) Splunk
7 15 (1.78%) Apple
7 15 (1.78%) Sony
7 15 (1.78%) Yahoo!
8 13 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.31%) New Relic
10 6 (0.71%) IBM
11 5 (0.59%) SAP
12 4 (0.48%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.48%) Ivanti
13 3 (0.36%) Cisco
13 3 (0.36%) SolarWinds
14 2 (0.24%) Adobe
14 2 (0.24%) CA