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

Ruby
England > South East
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 213 173 107
Rank change year-on-year -40 -66 -5
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 192 491 890
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.21% 1.89% 2.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.16% 3.45% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 153 472 868
Median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +14.29% -

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 8,906 14,234 17,805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.20% 54.67% 58.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7,532 12,088 15,507
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £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 2 June 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 2 June 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
East Sussex +9 56 £57,000 +20.00%
Thames Valley -28 51 £63,750 +15.91% 7
Hampshire -35 41 £57,500 +27.78% 5
Surrey +40 37 £65,000 -
Berkshire -7 35 £62,500 +19.05%
Buckinghamshire +16 12 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Kent +38 7 £55,000 +37.50%
Oxfordshire -10 4 £55,000 -15.38% 6
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 89 (46.35%) Python
1 89 (46.35%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (45.31%) JavaScript
3 83 (43.23%) Java
4 79 (41.15%) React
5 71 (36.98%) Ruby on Rails
6 65 (33.85%) Node.js
7 60 (31.25%) DevOps
8 50 (26.04%) HTML
9 46 (23.96%) CSS
10 42 (21.88%) TDD
11 41 (21.35%) AngularJS
12 36 (18.75%) Windows
13 35 (18.23%) AWS
14 33 (17.19%) PowerShell
15 32 (16.67%) Web Development
16 31 (16.15%) Test Automation
16 31 (16.15%) BDD
17 29 (15.10%) C#
17 29 (15.10%) PHP
18 27 (14.06%) Linux
18 27 (14.06%) Git (software)
18 27 (14.06%) Computer Science
19 26 (13.54%) RESTful
19 26 (13.54%) .NET
19 26 (13.54%) HTML5
20 25 (13.02%) Terraform
21 24 (12.50%) Azure
21 24 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
22 23 (11.98%) Finance

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 15 (7.81%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.21%) Confluence
3 7 (3.65%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (2.08%) JBoss
5 2 (1.04%) Apache
5 2 (1.04%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.04%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.52%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.52%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) nginx
6 1 (0.52%) Smallworld
6 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.52%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (18.23%) AWS
2 24 (12.50%) Azure
3 20 (10.42%) Heroku
4 12 (6.25%) PaaS
5 9 (4.69%) IaaS
6 8 (4.17%) GitHub
7 6 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (3.13%) GCP
8 5 (2.60%) OpenShift
9 4 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (2.08%) SaaS
10 3 (1.56%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.56%) Serverless
10 3 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.04%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (1.04%) Amazon Glacier
11 2 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.52%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.33%) DNS
2 14 (7.29%) DHCP
3 13 (6.77%) Firewall
4 7 (3.65%) HTTP
5 3 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.04%) AMQP
6 2 (1.04%) Internet
6 2 (1.04%) SMTP
6 2 (1.04%) SSH
6 2 (1.04%) VPN
7 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.52%) FTP
7 1 (0.52%) GPON
7 1 (0.52%) LAN
7 1 (0.52%) Network Security
7 1 (0.52%) SAN
7 1 (0.52%) SSL
7 1 (0.52%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.52%) WAN
7 1 (0.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (6.77%) MongoDB
4 12 (6.25%) MySQL
4 12 (6.25%) Redis
5 8 (4.17%) NuoDB
6 5 (2.60%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.56%) Big Data
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.52%) GIS
8 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.52%) QGIS
8 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (14.06%) Git (software)
2 23 (11.98%) Jenkins
3 17 (8.85%) Cucumber
3 17 (8.85%) Selenium
4 11 (5.73%) JIRA
5 8 (4.17%) GitLab
5 8 (4.17%) Xcode
6 6 (3.13%) TestRail
6 6 (3.13%) WATIR
7 5 (2.60%) RSpec
8 4 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.56%) Subversion
10 2 (1.04%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.04%) GoCD
10 2 (1.04%) JMeter
11 1 (0.52%) Brakeman
11 1 (0.52%) PostCSS
11 1 (0.52%) REST Assured
11 1 (0.52%) RuboCop
General
1 23 (11.98%) Finance
2 10 (5.21%) Games
2 10 (5.21%) Retail
3 8 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 7 (3.65%) Public Sector
5 6 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.08%) Digital Economy
7 3 (1.56%) Local Government
8 2 (1.04%) Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.52%) Electronics
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Marketing
9 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 97 (50.52%) Developer
2 31 (16.15%) Full Stack Developer
3 25 (13.02%) Senior Developer
4 19 (9.90%) Software Engineer
5 18 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (8.33%) Analyst
6 16 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 14 (7.29%) Lead Developer
8 13 (6.77%) Administrator
8 13 (6.77%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (6.25%) Backend Developer
9 12 (6.25%) DevOps Administrator
10 11 (5.73%) Java Developer
10 11 (5.73%) Mobile Developer
10 11 (5.73%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (5.73%) Software Developer
11 9 (4.69%) Ruby Developer
11 9 (4.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 9 (4.69%) Web Developer
12 8 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (41.15%) React
2 71 (36.98%) Ruby on Rails
3 65 (33.85%) Node.js
4 50 (26.04%) HTML
5 46 (23.96%) CSS
6 41 (21.35%) AngularJS
7 26 (13.54%) .NET
7 26 (13.54%) HTML5
7 26 (13.54%) RESTful
8 22 (11.46%) jQuery
9 19 (9.90%) XML
10 14 (7.29%) Sass
10 14 (7.29%) Sinatra
11 12 (6.25%) Web Services
12 11 (5.73%) CSS3
12 11 (5.73%) Sidekiq
12 11 (5.73%) Spring
13 9 (4.69%) .NET Framework
14 7 (3.65%) Gherkin
14 7 (3.65%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.25%) Clustering
2 8 (4.17%) User Experience
3 7 (3.65%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (2.60%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.60%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.60%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.04%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.04%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.04%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.52%) Fibre Optics
7 1 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.75%) Windows
2 27 (14.06%) Linux
3 12 (6.25%) Android
3 12 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.17%) Mac OS
5 4 (2.08%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.04%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.52%) CentOS
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.52%) SUSE
7 1 (0.52%) Unix
7 1 (0.52%) VMS
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (46.35%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (31.25%) DevOps
3 42 (21.88%) TDD
4 32 (16.67%) Web Development
5 31 (16.15%) BDD
5 31 (16.15%) Test Automation
6 27 (14.06%) Computer Science
7 24 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (10.94%) Software Engineering
9 20 (10.42%) ITIL
9 20 (10.42%) Problem Management
10 18 (9.38%) Microservices
10 18 (9.38%) OOP
11 17 (8.85%) Scrum
12 16 (8.33%) Mobile Development
12 16 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
12 16 (8.33%) Project Management
13 14 (7.29%) Mentoring
13 14 (7.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 89 (46.35%) Python
2 87 (45.31%) JavaScript
3 83 (43.23%) Java
4 33 (17.19%) PowerShell
5 29 (15.10%) C#
5 29 (15.10%) PHP
6 21 (10.94%) Bash Shell
7 19 (9.90%) Scala
8 18 (9.38%) Perl
9 13 (6.77%) ES6
9 13 (6.77%) Go
10 12 (6.25%) C++
11 11 (5.73%) Apple Swift
11 11 (5.73%) Kotlin
11 11 (5.73%) Objective-C
12 9 (4.69%) C
13 8 (4.17%) Java 8
13 8 (4.17%) SQL
14 3 (1.56%) Groovy
15 2 (1.04%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 16 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.29%) Degree
3 13 (6.77%) ISEB
3 13 (6.77%) ISTQB
3 13 (6.77%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.65%) CEH
4 7 (3.65%) CISM
4 7 (3.65%) CISSP
5 3 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.52%) CCDA
6 1 (0.52%) CCNA
6 1 (0.52%) CCNP
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.52%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.52%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.52%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 12 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (6.25%) QA
1 12 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (7.29%) Docker
2 13 (6.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.04%) vCloud
4 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.52%) NFS
5 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (13.02%) Terraform
2 12 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (5.21%) Kubernetes
4 9 (4.69%) Ansible
5 7 (3.65%) QRadar
6 6 (3.13%) Puppet
7 4 (2.08%) Salt
8 3 (1.56%) Packer
9 1 (0.52%) Consul
9 1 (0.52%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.52%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.52%) Icinga
9 1 (0.52%) Nagios
9 1 (0.52%) OpenView
9 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (7.81%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.29%) Oracle
3 11 (5.73%) SAP
4 9 (4.69%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.17%) Xamarin
6 7 (3.65%) LogRhythm
7 5 (2.60%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.60%) VMware
8 4 (2.08%) Google
9 3 (1.56%) Aerohive Networks
9 3 (1.56%) Capita
9 3 (1.56%) Extreme Networks
9 3 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco
10 1 (0.52%) CommVault
10 1 (0.52%) F5
10 1 (0.52%) HP
10 1 (0.52%) Juniper
10 1 (0.52%) New Relic
10 1 (0.52%) Splunk