Period
to 23 October 2019

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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 176 169 89
Rank change year-on-year -7 -80 +28
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 438 555 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.73% 1.91% 3.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.23% 3.36% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 403 488 873
South East median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.36% - -

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 13,562 16,515 16,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.52% 56.72% 55.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11,704 14,333 14,100
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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
Thames Valley +25 165 £60,000 +9.59% 28
Hampshire -53 99 £47,500 +11.76% 17
Berkshire +40 85 £60,000 +19.61% 12
Surrey +4 75 £58,750 +23.68% 14
East Sussex +42 60 £45,000 -14.29% 6
Buckinghamshire +33 50 £60,000 +17.07% 8
Oxfordshire -16 30 £80,000 +45.45% 8
West Sussex -8 25 £51,250 -2.38% 3
Kent -22 11 £82,500 +106.25% 5
Middlesex -7 2 £43,000 -
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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.

1 259 (59.13%) Python
2 180 (41.10%) Linux
3 146 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 144 (32.88%) Java
5 141 (32.19%) JavaScript
6 132 (30.14%) AWS
7 121 (27.63%) DevOps
8 119 (27.17%) Ruby on Rails
9 102 (23.29%) PHP
10 92 (21.00%) Software Engineering
11 91 (20.78%) Bash Shell
12 86 (19.63%) Docker
13 85 (19.41%) Git (software)
14 84 (19.18%) Puppet
15 83 (18.95%) HTML
16 79 (18.04%) Windows
17 76 (17.35%) MySQL
18 74 (16.89%) Kubernetes
19 73 (16.67%) Ansible
20 72 (16.44%) SQL
21 71 (16.21%) Opscode Chef
22 70 (15.98%) Perl
23 67 (15.30%) CSS
24 59 (13.47%) TDD
24 59 (13.47%) jQuery
25 58 (13.24%) Web Development
26 57 (13.01%) PowerShell
27 53 (12.10%) Test Automation
28 51 (11.64%) React
29 49 (11.19%) Azure

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 28 (6.39%) Tomcat
2 24 (5.48%) Apache
3 23 (5.25%) JBoss
4 20 (4.57%) WebLogic
5 17 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (3.65%) nginx
7 10 (2.28%) Confluence
8 7 (1.60%) IIS
9 5 (1.14%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.14%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.68%) WildFly
11 3 (0.68%) WordPress
12 2 (0.46%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.46%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 132 (30.14%) AWS
2 49 (11.19%) Azure
3 45 (10.27%) SaaS
4 26 (5.94%) GCP
5 17 (3.88%) OpenShift
6 14 (3.20%) GitHub
7 8 (1.83%) DigitalOcean
7 8 (1.83%) Heroku
8 7 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.68%) CloudBees
9 3 (0.68%) Datadog
9 3 (0.68%) Linode
9 3 (0.68%) Power Platform
10 2 (0.46%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.23%) PaaS
11 1 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.22%) TCP/IP
2 27 (6.16%) DNS
2 27 (6.16%) Firewall
3 18 (4.11%) VPN
4 17 (3.88%) HTTP
5 16 (3.65%) DHCP
6 8 (1.83%) Internet
6 8 (1.83%) Skype
6 8 (1.83%) SMTP
6 8 (1.83%) SSL
7 6 (1.37%) VLAN
8 5 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.68%) SSH
9 3 (0.68%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.46%) AMQP
11 1 (0.23%) BGP
11 1 (0.23%) Intranet
11 1 (0.23%) Network Security
11 1 (0.23%) Radio Access Network
11 1 (0.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (17.35%) MySQL
2 43 (9.82%) SQL Server
3 37 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (6.85%) Relational Database
5 25 (5.71%) NoSQL
6 19 (4.34%) MongoDB
7 18 (4.11%) RDBMS
8 15 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (3.20%) Big Data
10 12 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.37%) MariaDB
12 5 (1.14%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.91%) Neo4j
13 4 (0.91%) Redis
14 3 (0.68%) Power BI
15 2 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (0.46%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 85 (19.41%) Git (software)
2 33 (7.53%) Jenkins
3 31 (7.08%) JIRA
4 20 (4.57%) Selenium
5 13 (2.97%) Cucumber
6 12 (2.74%) RSpec
7 11 (2.51%) Subversion
7 11 (2.51%) TestRail
8 10 (2.28%) WATIR
9 9 (2.05%) SoapUI
10 8 (1.83%) GitLab
10 8 (1.83%) Xcode
11 6 (1.37%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.14%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.14%) HP UFT
12 5 (1.14%) Robot Framework
12 5 (1.14%) Travis CI
12 5 (1.14%) webpack
13 4 (0.91%) JMeter
General
1 26 (5.94%) Retail
2 17 (3.88%) Games
3 14 (3.20%) Marketing
4 11 (2.51%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.28%) Finance
6 7 (1.60%) Public Sector
7 4 (0.91%) Automotive
8 3 (0.68%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.68%) Electronics
8 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.46%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Greek Language
10 1 (0.23%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 185 (42.24%) Developer
2 82 (18.72%) Ruby Developer
3 64 (14.61%) Senior Developer
4 49 (11.19%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 47 (10.73%) DevOps Engineer
6 36 (8.22%) Cloud Engineer
7 28 (6.39%) Full Stack Developer
8 27 (6.16%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 25 (5.71%) Software Engineer
10 24 (5.48%) Analyst
10 24 (5.48%) Software Developer
11 23 (5.25%) Linux Engineer
12 22 (5.02%) Java Developer
13 19 (4.34%) Senior Java Developer
13 19 (4.34%) Systems Engineer
14 18 (4.11%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
15 17 (3.88%) Architect
15 17 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
16 16 (3.65%) Junior
16 16 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (27.17%) Ruby on Rails
2 83 (18.95%) HTML
3 67 (15.30%) CSS
4 59 (13.47%) jQuery
5 51 (11.64%) React
6 47 (10.73%) Node.js
7 46 (10.50%) XML
8 43 (9.82%) AngularJS
9 30 (6.85%) .NET
10 25 (5.71%) RESTful
11 22 (5.02%) JSON
11 22 (5.02%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (3.42%) ActiveMQ
12 15 (3.42%) Vue.js
12 15 (3.42%) Web Services
13 11 (2.51%) CSS3
13 11 (2.51%) HTML5
14 10 (2.28%) Elastic Stack
14 10 (2.28%) React Native
14 10 (2.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (4.11%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.42%) Private Cloud
5 14 (3.20%) User Experience
6 13 (2.97%) Linux Command Line
7 11 (2.51%) Public Cloud
8 10 (2.28%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.83%) Clustering
10 6 (1.37%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.37%) PlayStation
11 5 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (0.91%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.68%) Device Driver
13 3 (0.68%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.68%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.68%) MPEG
13 3 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 180 (41.10%) Linux
2 79 (18.04%) Windows
3 24 (5.48%) Unix
4 23 (5.25%) Android
5 22 (5.02%) Apple iOS
6 18 (4.11%) Windows Server
7 16 (3.65%) Ubuntu
8 11 (2.51%) Mac OS
9 10 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.83%) CentOS
11 7 (1.60%) Debian
11 7 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.91%) Solaris
14 3 (0.68%) VMS
15 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.23%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (27.63%) DevOps
3 92 (21.00%) Software Engineering
4 59 (13.47%) TDD
5 58 (13.24%) Web Development
6 53 (12.10%) Test Automation
7 42 (9.59%) Open Source
8 35 (7.99%) Scrum
9 34 (7.76%) Mentoring
10 31 (7.08%) Mobile Development
11 30 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (6.62%) BDD
13 27 (6.16%) Configuration Management
14 24 (5.48%) Infrastructure as Code
15 22 (5.02%) Computer Science
16 21 (4.79%) Manual Testing
16 21 (4.79%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 20 (4.57%) Infrastructure Automation
18 19 (4.34%) Collaborative Working
18 19 (4.34%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 259 (59.13%) Python
2 144 (32.88%) Java
3 141 (32.19%) JavaScript
4 102 (23.29%) PHP
5 91 (20.78%) Bash Shell
6 72 (16.44%) SQL
7 70 (15.98%) Perl
8 57 (13.01%) PowerShell
9 38 (8.68%) C#
10 35 (7.99%) Go
11 30 (6.85%) C++
12 20 (4.57%) C
13 12 (2.74%) Elixir
14 11 (2.51%) Apple Swift
14 11 (2.51%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.14%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.91%) Clojure
16 4 (0.91%) Groovy
16 4 (0.91%) VBScript
17 3 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (6.39%) Degree
2 16 (3.65%) DBS Check
3 15 (3.42%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (2.51%) ISEB
5 6 (1.37%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.14%) CCNA
6 5 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.14%) GCFA
6 5 (1.14%) GCFE
6 5 (1.14%) GCIA
6 5 (1.14%) GCIH
6 5 (1.14%) GREM
7 4 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.68%) CCNP
8 3 (0.68%) JNCIA
8 3 (0.68%) RHCE
8 3 (0.68%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.46%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.23%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.68%) QA
2 18 (4.11%) SLA
3 7 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 86 (19.63%) Docker
2 32 (7.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (2.28%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.28%) Xen
5 9 (2.05%) Active Directory
5 9 (2.05%) NFS
6 8 (1.83%) vSphere
7 6 (1.37%) iptables
7 6 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.14%) KVM
9 2 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.46%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.46%) Firmware
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.23%) etcd
10 1 (0.23%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.23%) vCloud
10 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 84 (19.18%) Puppet
2 74 (16.89%) Kubernetes
3 73 (16.67%) Ansible
4 71 (16.21%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (10.50%) Terraform
6 28 (6.39%) Nagios
7 10 (2.28%) Grafana
8 7 (1.60%) ZABBIX
9 6 (1.37%) HAProxy
9 6 (1.37%) Salt
10 5 (1.14%) Kibana
10 5 (1.14%) Perfmon
11 4 (0.91%) Consul
11 4 (0.91%) logstash
11 4 (0.91%) Packer
11 4 (0.91%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.46%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.46%) Opsview
13 2 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (7.76%) Oracle
2 32 (7.31%) VMware
3 30 (6.85%) Microsoft
4 17 (3.88%) Google
5 14 (3.20%) Red Hat
5 14 (3.20%) Splunk
6 12 (2.74%) Sun
7 8 (1.83%) Xamarin
8 7 (1.60%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.60%) Cisco
8 7 (1.60%) New Relic
8 7 (1.60%) SolarWinds
9 6 (1.37%) SAP
10 5 (1.14%) ArcSight
10 5 (1.14%) Dell
10 5 (1.14%) Dynatrace
10 5 (1.14%) Juniper
10 5 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.14%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.91%) Ivanti