Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 85 119
Rank change year-on-year -69 +34 +21
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 616 987 997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.09% 3.39% 2.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.68% 6.13% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 537 865 884
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,850 £71,250 £70,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 16,759 16,093 18,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.99% 55.27% 52.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14,534 13,980 16,773
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,150
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -43 215 £42,500 -15.00% 14
Thames Valley -76 169 £52,500 +10.53% 25
Surrey -6 123 £47,500 +5.56% 13
Oxfordshire -30 72 £55,000 +15.79% 15
Berkshire -84 71 £50,000 +5.26% 5
East Sussex -53 37 £47,500 +5.56% 2
West Sussex -25 36 £52,500 +10.53% 5
Kent +4 34 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 26 £48,750 -4.41% 5
Middlesex +5 3 £97,500 +50.00%
Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 347 (56.33%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (53.25%) Python
3 264 (42.86%) Linux
4 240 (38.96%) Git (software)
5 222 (36.04%) TDD
6 203 (32.95%) JavaScript
7 190 (30.84%) Java
8 189 (30.68%) RESTful
9 187 (30.36%) C#
10 181 (29.38%) BDD
11 180 (29.22%) Amazon AWS
12 177 (28.73%) NoSQL
13 159 (25.81%) Ruby on Rails
14 158 (25.65%) MVC
15 156 (25.32%) DevOps
16 149 (24.19%) Node.js
17 148 (24.03%) SQL Server
18 135 (21.92%) .NET
19 134 (21.75%) Docker
20 129 (20.94%) Windows
21 125 (20.29%) Web Application Development
21 125 (20.29%) Open Source
22 124 (20.13%) ASP.NET MVC
22 124 (20.13%) AngularJS
22 124 (20.13%) ASP.NET
22 124 (20.13%) ASP.NET Web API
23 123 (19.97%) SQL Server 2016
24 119 (19.32%) HTML
25 118 (19.16%) WCF
26 117 (18.99%) Jenkins

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 49 (7.95%) Elasticsearch
2 36 (5.84%) nginx
3 34 (5.52%) Apache
4 29 (4.71%) WordPress
5 23 (3.73%) OpenStack
6 12 (1.95%) Apache Spark
6 12 (1.95%) Confluence
7 10 (1.62%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.97%) JBoss
9 4 (0.65%) IIS
9 4 (0.65%) Jupyter
10 3 (0.49%) lighttpd
10 3 (0.49%) Smallworld
11 2 (0.32%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.32%) CMS
11 2 (0.32%) Drupal
11 2 (0.32%) Jetty
11 2 (0.32%) Kentico
11 2 (0.32%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (0.81%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.16%) GIMP
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.49%) Magento
3 2 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 180 (29.22%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (15.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (6.01%) GitHub
4 24 (3.90%) OpenShift
5 20 (3.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 18 (2.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (2.76%) Amazon S3
8 16 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (2.60%) SaaS
9 15 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
10 10 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (1.62%) IaaS
10 10 (1.62%) Serverless
11 9 (1.46%) Amazon Glacier
11 9 (1.46%) Datadog
11 9 (1.46%) PaaS
11 9 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (1.14%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.52%) TCP/IP
2 27 (4.38%) Internet
3 17 (2.76%) HTTP
4 15 (2.44%) DNS
5 12 (1.95%) DHCP
5 12 (1.95%) VLAN
6 11 (1.79%) iSCSI
7 10 (1.62%) LAN
7 10 (1.62%) SAN
7 10 (1.62%) WAN
8 9 (1.46%) FCoE
8 9 (1.46%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (1.46%) NAS
9 5 (0.81%) Network Security
10 4 (0.65%) AMQP
10 4 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.49%) IPv6
12 2 (0.32%) BGP
12 2 (0.32%) SMS
13 1 (0.16%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (28.73%) NoSQL
2 148 (24.03%) SQL Server
3 123 (19.97%) SQL Server 2016
4 95 (15.42%) MySQL
5 81 (13.15%) MongoDB
6 49 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (6.01%) Redis
8 35 (5.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 35 (5.68%) Relational Database
9 24 (3.90%) RDBMS
10 20 (3.25%) Neo4j
11 19 (3.08%) MariaDB
12 17 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
13 14 (2.27%) Big Data
14 6 (0.97%) Couchbase
14 6 (0.97%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
16 4 (0.65%) DB2
17 2 (0.32%) GIS
17 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 240 (38.96%) Git (software)
2 117 (18.99%) Jenkins
3 36 (5.84%) Selenium
4 35 (5.68%) Vagrant
5 32 (5.19%) JIRA
6 28 (4.55%) GitLab
7 27 (4.38%) Subversion
8 24 (3.90%) Cucumber
9 19 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (2.76%) Maven
11 16 (2.60%) RSpec
11 16 (2.60%) TeamCity
12 14 (2.27%) WiX
13 13 (2.11%) WebDriver
14 11 (1.79%) Hudson
15 9 (1.46%) Bitbucket
15 9 (1.46%) Gradle
16 8 (1.30%) CircleCI
16 8 (1.30%) Protractor
17 7 (1.14%) JUnit
General
1 75 (12.18%) Marketing
2 58 (9.42%) Finance
3 40 (6.49%) Games
4 28 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.57%) Advertising
6 21 (3.41%) Retail
7 13 (2.11%) Electronics
8 12 (1.95%) Banking
8 12 (1.95%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.16%) Automotive
9 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.16%) French Language
9 1 (0.16%) German Language
9 1 (0.16%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 348 (56.49%) Developer
2 124 (20.13%) .NET Developer
3 104 (16.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 51 (8.28%) Software Developer
5 48 (7.79%) .NET Software Developer
6 40 (6.49%) Python Developer
7 38 (6.17%) Linux Engineer
7 38 (6.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 33 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
8 33 (5.36%) Ruby Developer
9 31 (5.03%) PHP Developer
9 31 (5.03%) Test Engineer
10 30 (4.87%) Analyst
11 26 (4.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 26 (4.22%) Software Engineer
12 25 (4.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 24 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 23 (3.73%) QA Engineer
15 22 (3.57%) Test Analyst
16 20 (3.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (30.68%) RESTful
2 159 (25.81%) Ruby on Rails
3 149 (24.19%) Node.js
4 135 (21.92%) .NET
5 124 (20.13%) AngularJS
5 124 (20.13%) ASP.NET
5 124 (20.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 124 (20.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 119 (19.32%) HTML
7 118 (19.16%) WCF
8 102 (16.56%) React
9 101 (16.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 98 (15.91%) .NET Framework
10 98 (15.91%) Entity Framework
11 82 (13.31%) Code First Entity Framework
12 76 (12.34%) CSS
13 65 (10.55%) WPF
14 49 (7.95%) WinForms
15 43 (6.98%) jQuery
16 36 (5.84%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.95%) Computer Science
2 42 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (4.87%) Public Cloud
4 26 (4.22%) Mobile App
5 21 (3.41%) Replication
6 20 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (3.08%) User Experience
8 13 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.62%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.14%) NHS
12 6 (0.97%) Social Network
13 5 (0.81%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.81%) Tandem
14 4 (0.65%) Device Driver
14 4 (0.65%) Industry 4.0
14 4 (0.65%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.49%) Clustering
15 3 (0.49%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 264 (42.86%) Linux
2 129 (20.94%) Windows
3 35 (5.68%) Ubuntu
3 35 (5.68%) Unix
4 29 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (3.08%) Android
6 15 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.44%) Windows Server
7 13 (2.11%) CentOS
8 7 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.97%) Debian
9 6 (0.97%) FreeBSD
10 4 (0.65%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.32%) Solaris
12 1 (0.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (56.33%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (36.04%) TDD
3 181 (29.38%) BDD
4 158 (25.65%) MVC
5 156 (25.32%) DevOps
6 125 (20.29%) Open Source
6 125 (20.29%) Web Application Development
7 101 (16.40%) Test Automation
8 87 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
9 80 (12.99%) OO
10 72 (11.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 71 (11.53%) Configuration Management
12 69 (11.20%) Web Development
13 61 (9.90%) Scrum
14 59 (9.58%) Mentoring
15 58 (9.42%) Software Engineering
16 48 (7.79%) Cybersecurity
17 46 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
18 42 (6.82%) OOP
19 41 (6.66%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 328 (53.25%) Python
2 203 (32.95%) JavaScript
3 190 (30.84%) Java
4 187 (30.36%) C#
5 116 (18.83%) Bash Shell
6 112 (18.18%) PHP
7 103 (16.72%) Perl
8 93 (15.10%) SQL
9 66 (10.71%) C++
10 55 (8.93%) PowerShell
11 52 (8.44%) Go
12 48 (7.79%) C
13 24 (3.90%) Shell Script
14 17 (2.76%) Scala
15 16 (2.60%) F#
16 11 (1.79%) ES6
17 8 (1.30%) VB.NET
18 7 (1.14%) Rust
19 6 (0.97%) TypeScript
20 5 (0.81%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 73 (11.85%) Degree
2 47 (7.63%) Security Cleared
3 27 (4.38%) DV Cleared
4 18 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (2.60%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.79%) RHCSA
7 10 (1.62%) RHCE
7 10 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (1.30%) PhD
9 7 (1.14%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.49%) ISEB
11 3 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.49%) VCP6
12 2 (0.32%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.32%) MCSA
12 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.47%) QA
2 5 (0.81%) SLA
3 3 (0.49%) GDPR
4 1 (0.16%) GAMP
System Software
1 134 (21.75%) Docker
2 49 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.71%) vSphere
4 12 (1.95%) VirtualBox
5 9 (1.46%) Samba
6 8 (1.30%) KVM
6 8 (1.30%) NFS
7 7 (1.14%) Active Directory
8 5 (0.81%) oVirt
9 4 (0.65%) Firmware
10 3 (0.49%) Postfix
10 3 (0.49%) Xen
11 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.16%) RHEV
11 1 (0.16%) vCloud
11 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.16%) zsh
Systems Management
1 109 (17.69%) Ansible
2 105 (17.05%) Puppet
3 101 (16.40%) Opscode Chef
4 91 (14.77%) Kubernetes
5 29 (4.71%) HAProxy
6 27 (4.38%) Terraform
7 21 (3.41%) Nagios
8 19 (3.08%) Kibana
9 16 (2.60%) Salt
10 11 (1.79%) ZABBIX
11 10 (1.62%) Grafana
11 10 (1.62%) Packer
12 9 (1.46%) Docker Swarm
12 9 (1.46%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 8 (1.30%) Consul
14 5 (0.81%) rkt
15 4 (0.65%) Nessus
16 3 (0.49%) Prometheus
16 3 (0.49%) SCCM
16 3 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (8.44%) VMware
2 47 (7.63%) Microsoft
3 40 (6.49%) Red Hat
4 38 (6.17%) Google
5 22 (3.57%) Oracle
6 12 (1.95%) SAP
7 11 (1.79%) New Relic
8 9 (1.46%) Centrify
8 9 (1.46%) Splunk
9 8 (1.30%) Facebook
10 5 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.81%) SaltStack
11 4 (0.65%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.49%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.49%) CommVault
12 3 (0.49%) Freshdesk
12 3 (0.49%) IBM
12 3 (0.49%) Ivanti
12 3 (0.49%) PagerDuty
13 2 (0.32%) AppDynamics