Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 253 225 192
Rank change year-on-year -28 -33 +13
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 192 111 389
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.07% 1.11% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 1.89% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 117 91 337
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £44,063 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 9,278 5,873 12,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 51.81% 58.51% 54.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6,624 5,121 10,934
10th Percentile £34,647 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £49,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +6.06% +4.21%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £71,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire -90 48 £43,750 -27.08% 6
Thames Valley -62 44 £57,500 +24.32% 4
East Sussex -7 35 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Surrey -48 28 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Berkshire -19 20 £48,750 - 1
Kent -35 16 £70,000 +41.77%
Buckinghamshire -49 15 £57,500 - 2
Oxfordshire -20 9 £57,500 +48.39% 1
West Sussex +9 5 £60,000 +41.18% 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 103 (53.65%) JavaScript
2 100 (52.08%) Python
3 82 (42.71%) AWS
4 77 (40.10%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (33.33%) Java
6 63 (32.81%) Ruby on Rails
7 52 (27.08%) Degree
7 52 (27.08%) Linux
7 52 (27.08%) React
8 51 (26.56%) DevOps
9 49 (25.52%) Perl
10 48 (25.00%) Node.js
10 48 (25.00%) Full Stack Development
11 44 (22.92%) Analytics
12 43 (22.40%) Azure
12 43 (22.40%) HTML
13 39 (20.31%) Windows
13 39 (20.31%) Jenkins
14 38 (19.79%) TDD
15 36 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
15 36 (18.75%) C#
15 36 (18.75%) CSS
15 36 (18.75%) Go
16 34 (17.71%) AngularJS
17 33 (17.19%) SQL
17 33 (17.19%) SIEM
18 32 (16.67%) PowerShell
18 32 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
18 32 (16.67%) Kubernetes
19 31 (16.15%) PHP

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 18 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (7.81%) Cloud Foundry
2 15 (7.81%) GemFire
3 13 (6.77%) Confluence
4 12 (6.25%) Apache
5 10 (5.21%) nginx
6 8 (4.17%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.04%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.04%) Drupal
8 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.52%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 21 (10.94%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 82 (42.71%) AWS
2 43 (22.40%) Azure
3 29 (15.10%) GitHub
4 25 (13.02%) Amazon S3
4 25 (13.02%) AWS Lambda
4 25 (13.02%) Serverless
5 22 (11.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 22 (11.46%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 22 (11.46%) AWS CloudTrail
5 22 (11.46%) Azure Logic Apps
5 22 (11.46%) Azure Monitor
5 22 (11.46%) Azure Sentinel
5 22 (11.46%) CloudFront
6 19 (9.90%) SaaS
7 16 (8.33%) PaaS
8 11 (5.73%) Heroku
9 3 (1.56%) GCP
9 3 (1.56%) Google Analytics
10 2 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.04%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.81%) Calico
2 13 (6.77%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.65%) HTTP
4 4 (2.08%) FTP
4 4 (2.08%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.08%) Internet
4 4 (2.08%) POP3
4 4 (2.08%) SMTP
5 2 (1.04%) 3GPP
5 2 (1.04%) 5G
5 2 (1.04%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.04%) VPN
5 2 (1.04%) Wireless
6 1 (0.52%) Firewall
6 1 (0.52%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (9.38%) MySQL
3 12 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 12 (6.25%) Redis
4 6 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.08%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.04%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.04%) Power BI
6 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.52%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.52%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 39 (20.31%) Jenkins
2 30 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 26 (13.54%) Cucumber
4 25 (13.02%) JIRA
4 25 (13.02%) Selenium
5 15 (7.81%) Gradle
5 15 (7.81%) gulp
5 15 (7.81%) JMeter
5 15 (7.81%) Postman
5 15 (7.81%) Protractor
5 15 (7.81%) Sonatype Nexus
6 14 (7.29%) Cypress.io
7 10 (5.21%) RSpec
7 10 (5.21%) SpecFlow
8 9 (4.69%) Serenity BDD
8 9 (4.69%) TeamCity
9 7 (3.65%) WebDriver
10 6 (3.13%) LoadRunner
10 6 (3.13%) TestComplete
10 6 (3.13%) Tricentis qTest
General
1 21 (10.94%) Finance
2 16 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 16 (8.33%) Law
3 15 (7.81%) Banking
4 11 (5.73%) Social Skills
5 7 (3.65%) Retail
6 4 (2.08%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.04%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Billing
8 1 (0.52%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.52%) German Language
8 1 (0.52%) Indonesian Language
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.52%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (39.58%) Developer
2 26 (13.54%) Full Stack Developer
3 21 (10.94%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 21 (10.94%) Security Engineer
4 20 (10.42%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 18 (9.38%) Analyst
5 18 (9.38%) React Developer
6 17 (8.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 15 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (7.29%) Test Engineer
9 12 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (5.73%) Ruby Developer
10 11 (5.73%) Test Automation Engineer
11 10 (5.21%) Lead Cloud Engineer
11 10 (5.21%) PHP Developer
11 10 (5.21%) Software Engineer
12 9 (4.69%) Backend Developer
12 9 (4.69%) Site Engineer
13 8 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 8 (4.17%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (32.81%) Ruby on Rails
2 52 (27.08%) React
3 48 (25.00%) Node.js
4 43 (22.40%) HTML
5 36 (18.75%) CSS
6 34 (17.71%) AngularJS
7 25 (13.02%) HTML5
7 25 (13.02%) JSON
7 25 (13.02%) RabbitMQ
8 23 (11.98%) XML
9 22 (11.46%) Sass
10 21 (10.94%) Elastic Stack
11 20 (10.42%) Sinatra
12 18 (9.38%) Kafka
13 16 (8.33%) Spring
14 15 (7.81%) J2EE
14 15 (7.81%) REST
14 15 (7.81%) Spring Integration
14 15 (7.81%) Vue.js
14 15 (7.81%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.42%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.60%) Cloud Native
4 5 (2.60%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.56%) User Experience
6 2 (1.04%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.04%) NHS
6 2 (1.04%) SIMD
7 1 (0.52%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.52%) MPEG
7 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 52 (27.08%) Linux
2 39 (20.31%) Windows
3 22 (11.46%) Mac OS
4 10 (5.21%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.60%) Unix
6 4 (2.08%) CentOS
7 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.52%) Android
8 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (40.10%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (26.56%) DevOps
3 48 (25.00%) Full Stack Development
4 44 (22.92%) Analytics
5 38 (19.79%) TDD
6 33 (17.19%) SIEM
7 32 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
8 30 (15.63%) Information Security
9 29 (15.10%) CI/CD
9 29 (15.10%) Mentoring
9 29 (15.10%) Microservices
9 29 (15.10%) Software Engineering
10 28 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (13.54%) BDD
11 26 (13.54%) Computer Science
11 26 (13.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (12.50%) Test Automation
13 22 (11.46%) API Integration
13 22 (11.46%) Identity Management
13 22 (11.46%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 103 (53.65%) JavaScript
2 100 (52.08%) Python
3 64 (33.33%) Java
4 49 (25.52%) Perl
5 36 (18.75%) C#
5 36 (18.75%) Go
6 33 (17.19%) SQL
7 32 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 31 (16.15%) PHP
9 26 (13.54%) VB
10 22 (11.46%) Bash
11 20 (10.42%) ES6
12 16 (8.33%) C
13 7 (3.65%) C++
14 6 (3.13%) TypeScript
15 4 (2.08%) VBScript
16 3 (1.56%) Scala
17 2 (1.04%) Assembly Language
17 2 (1.04%) Tcl
18 1 (0.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 52 (27.08%) Degree
2 26 (13.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (10.94%) GCFA
3 21 (10.94%) GCFE
3 21 (10.94%) GCIA
3 21 (10.94%) GCIH
3 21 (10.94%) SANS
4 15 (7.81%) OCP
4 15 (7.81%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (4.69%) Master's Degree
6 8 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.56%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.04%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.52%) ISEB
9 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.02%) SLA
2 12 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (10.42%) Docker
2 16 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 30 (15.63%) Ansible
3 27 (14.06%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (12.50%) Terraform
5 18 (9.38%) Grafana
5 18 (9.38%) Kibana
6 8 (4.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 8 (4.17%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 4 (2.08%) Puppet
8 3 (1.56%) logstash
8 3 (1.56%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.04%) Consul
9 2 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.04%) Graphite
9 2 (1.04%) Packer
10 1 (0.52%) Salt
10 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (9.90%) Oracle
2 15 (7.81%) PayPal
3 6 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.13%) Orchard
4 5 (2.60%) Google
5 4 (2.08%) Automation Anywhere
5 4 (2.08%) Blue Prism
5 4 (2.08%) Citrix
5 4 (2.08%) UiPath
6 2 (1.04%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.04%) Intel
6 2 (1.04%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.52%) IFS
7 1 (0.52%) Mercator
7 1 (0.52%) New Relic
7 1 (0.52%) SAP
7 1 (0.52%) Splunk
7 1 (0.52%) VMware