Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 188 205 92
Rank change year-on-year +17 -113 +30
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 392 421 1,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.69% 1.58% 3.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.09% 2.82% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 340 359 927
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 12,699 14,921 17,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.69% 56.14% 57.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10,883 12,911 15,351
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £70,000 £65,000
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 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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Thames Valley +37 145 £61,250 +16.67% 24
Hampshire -16 109 £45,000 - 26
Berkshire +28 64 £57,500 +14.62% 11
Surrey +16 58 £55,000 +10.00% 8
East Sussex +22 53 £45,000 -21.74% 5
Buckinghamshire +46 51 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Oxfordshire +12 30 £65,000 -7.14% 8
West Sussex +16 17 £52,500 - 1
Kent -11 8 £82,500 +106.25% 4
Home Counties - 1 - -
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 209 (53.32%) Python
2 159 (40.56%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 124 (31.63%) Java
5 117 (29.85%) Linux
6 104 (26.53%) Ruby on Rails
7 96 (24.49%) AWS
8 94 (23.98%) DevOps
9 90 (22.96%) PHP
10 85 (21.68%) Git (software)
11 80 (20.41%) HTML
12 77 (19.64%) TDD
13 75 (19.13%) CSS
13 75 (19.13%) Bash Shell
14 71 (18.11%) Software Engineering
15 68 (17.35%) Docker
16 66 (16.84%) React
16 66 (16.84%) Windows
17 65 (16.58%) Node.js
18 64 (16.33%) .NET
19 60 (15.31%) C#
19 60 (15.31%) Puppet
20 58 (14.80%) Perl
21 57 (14.54%) Opscode Chef
22 56 (14.29%) Kubernetes
23 55 (14.03%) Ansible
24 54 (13.78%) SQL Server
25 52 (13.27%) Azure
25 52 (13.27%) Test Automation
25 52 (13.27%) PowerShell

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 19 (4.85%) Apache
2 17 (4.34%) MS Exchange
3 16 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 14 (3.57%) Confluence
5 13 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (2.81%) WebLogic
7 10 (2.55%) JBoss
8 9 (2.30%) nginx
9 8 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (1.79%) IIS
11 6 (1.53%) OpenStack
12 5 (1.28%) GeoServer
12 5 (1.28%) Smallworld
13 3 (0.77%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.77%) WordPress
14 2 (0.51%) ColdFusion
14 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.51%) WildFly
15 1 (0.26%) CMS
15 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 96 (24.49%) AWS
2 52 (13.27%) Azure
3 28 (7.14%) SaaS
4 23 (5.87%) GCP
5 21 (5.36%) Heroku
6 15 (3.83%) DigitalOcean
7 12 (3.06%) GitHub
8 8 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.28%) CloudBees
9 5 (1.28%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.77%) Linode
10 3 (0.77%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.51%) PaaS
12 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.26%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.67%) DNS
2 25 (6.38%) DHCP
3 22 (5.61%) TCP/IP
4 18 (4.59%) Firewall
5 10 (2.55%) VPN
6 9 (2.30%) Internet
7 8 (2.04%) SMTP
8 7 (1.79%) HTTP
8 7 (1.79%) SSL
9 5 (1.28%) GPON
9 5 (1.28%) Skype
10 4 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.02%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.51%) AMQP
12 1 (0.26%) FTP
12 1 (0.26%) Intranet
12 1 (0.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (13.78%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.97%) MySQL
2 43 (10.97%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (6.38%) NoSQL
4 20 (5.10%) MongoDB
5 16 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 14 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.81%) Redis
8 8 (2.04%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.28%) GIS
9 5 (1.28%) QGIS
10 4 (1.02%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.77%) Power BI
11 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.51%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 85 (21.68%) Git (software)
2 36 (9.18%) Selenium
3 30 (7.65%) JIRA
4 25 (6.38%) Cucumber
5 20 (5.10%) Jenkins
6 16 (4.08%) RSpec
7 12 (3.06%) WATIR
8 8 (2.04%) Capybara
8 8 (2.04%) Subversion
8 8 (2.04%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.79%) Robot Framework
9 7 (1.79%) TestRail
9 7 (1.79%) Xcode
10 6 (1.53%) CircleCI
11 5 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.28%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.28%) Postman
11 5 (1.28%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.02%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.02%) Travis CI
General
1 38 (9.69%) Retail
2 25 (6.38%) Finance
3 16 (4.08%) Games
4 14 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.55%) Marketing
6 7 (1.79%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.02%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.02%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.51%) Advertising
8 2 (0.51%) Automotive
8 2 (0.51%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 160 (40.82%) Developer
2 46 (11.73%) Ruby Developer
3 31 (7.91%) Analyst
4 30 (7.65%) Full Stack Developer
4 30 (7.65%) Software Engineer
5 29 (7.40%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 29 (7.40%) Senior Developer
6 28 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 22 (5.61%) Backend Developer
8 21 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
9 20 (5.10%) .NET Developer
10 19 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
10 19 (4.85%) Software Developer
10 19 (4.85%) Test Analyst
11 18 (4.59%) Administrator
11 18 (4.59%) Cloud Engineer
11 18 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
12 13 (3.32%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
13 12 (3.06%) DevOps Administrator
13 12 (3.06%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (26.53%) Ruby on Rails
2 80 (20.41%) HTML
3 75 (19.13%) CSS
4 66 (16.84%) React
5 65 (16.58%) Node.js
6 64 (16.33%) .NET
7 41 (10.46%) jQuery
8 38 (9.69%) AngularJS
8 38 (9.69%) RESTful
9 31 (7.91%) XML
10 27 (6.89%) ASP.NET
10 27 (6.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (6.63%) Web Services
12 22 (5.61%) RabbitMQ
13 20 (5.10%) .NET Framework
14 19 (4.85%) JSON
15 17 (4.34%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (3.83%) Sensu
17 14 (3.57%) Sidekiq
18 13 (3.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.87%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (5.10%) Clustering
3 13 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.32%) User Experience
4 11 (2.81%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.55%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.53%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.28%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.28%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.02%) BBC
9 4 (1.02%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.02%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.02%) Social Media
10 3 (0.77%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.51%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 117 (29.85%) Linux
2 66 (16.84%) Windows
3 12 (3.06%) Android
4 11 (2.81%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.81%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.55%) Unix
6 7 (1.79%) Mac OS
6 7 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.02%) CentOS
8 4 (1.02%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.26%) openSUSE
10 1 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (40.56%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (23.98%) DevOps
3 77 (19.64%) TDD
4 71 (18.11%) Software Engineering
5 52 (13.27%) Test Automation
6 45 (11.48%) Computer Science
7 43 (10.97%) BDD
8 41 (10.46%) Configuration Management
8 41 (10.46%) Open Source
9 38 (9.69%) Mentoring
10 35 (8.93%) MVC
11 32 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (8.16%) Web Development
12 29 (7.40%) Scrum
13 22 (5.61%) Information Security
13 22 (5.61%) Problem-Solving
14 21 (5.36%) OOP
15 20 (5.10%) OO
16 19 (4.85%) Fintech
17 18 (4.59%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 209 (53.32%) Python
2 147 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 124 (31.63%) Java
4 90 (22.96%) PHP
5 75 (19.13%) Bash Shell
6 60 (15.31%) C#
7 58 (14.80%) Perl
8 52 (13.27%) PowerShell
9 49 (12.50%) SQL
10 29 (7.40%) Go
11 19 (4.85%) C++
11 19 (4.85%) Scala
12 15 (3.83%) C
13 11 (2.81%) Kotlin
14 9 (2.30%) Apple Swift
14 9 (2.30%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.28%) ES6
16 4 (1.02%) Ada
16 4 (1.02%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.02%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (8.67%) Degree
2 18 (4.59%) ISEB
3 17 (4.34%) ISTQB
4 13 (3.32%) Security Cleared
5 12 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.53%) DBS Check
7 5 (1.28%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.02%) CCNA
8 4 (1.02%) CCNP
8 4 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.02%) GCFA
8 4 (1.02%) GCFE
8 4 (1.02%) GCIA
8 4 (1.02%) GCIH
8 4 (1.02%) GREM
8 4 (1.02%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.67%) QA
2 25 (6.38%) SLA
3 18 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (4.34%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.53%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 68 (17.35%) Docker
2 23 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.61%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.04%) NFS
4 8 (2.04%) vSphere
5 4 (1.02%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 4 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.02%) Xen
6 3 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.51%) vCloud
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.26%) Ceph
8 1 (0.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 60 (15.31%) Puppet
2 57 (14.54%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (14.29%) Kubernetes
4 55 (14.03%) Ansible
5 49 (12.50%) Terraform
6 25 (6.38%) Nagios
7 16 (4.08%) Grafana
8 11 (2.81%) Salt
9 5 (1.28%) Perfmon
10 4 (1.02%) Kibana
10 4 (1.02%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.77%) logstash
12 2 (0.51%) Consul
12 2 (0.51%) Icinga
13 1 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
13 1 (0.26%) Graphite
13 1 (0.26%) Oozie
13 1 (0.26%) Opsview
13 1 (0.26%) Packer
13 1 (0.26%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 33 (8.42%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.89%) Google
2 27 (6.89%) Oracle
3 23 (5.87%) VMware
4 21 (5.36%) Splunk
5 16 (4.08%) New Relic
6 13 (3.32%) Atlassian
7 12 (3.06%) SAP
8 11 (2.81%) Red Hat
9 9 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (2.04%) Cisco
10 8 (2.04%) Juniper
11 7 (1.79%) Xamarin
12 5 (1.28%) Dynatrace
12 5 (1.28%) Facebook
12 5 (1.28%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.28%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.02%) Aerohive Networks
13 4 (1.02%) ArcSight
13 4 (1.02%) Extreme Networks