Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 206 93 120
Rank change year-on-year -113 +27 +5
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 419 1,053 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.57% 3.39% 2.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.80% 5.92% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 358 935 756
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 14,962 17,792 16,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.20% 57.35% 50.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12,943 15,535 13,983
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Hampshire -75 141 £45,000 - 20
Thames Valley -90 138 £52,500 +10.53% 31
Surrey -45 77 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Berkshire -87 74 £52,500 +10.53% 15
Oxfordshire -9 44 £70,000 +40.00% 13
East Sussex -11 30 £57,500 +27.78% 4
Buckinghamshire -16 20 £40,000 -15.79% 3
West Sussex -53 17 £52,500 +10.53% 2
Kent -16 14 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Middlesex +6 2 £75,000 +15.38%
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 242 (57.76%) Python
2 241 (57.52%) Linux
3 200 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
4 162 (38.66%) Java
5 161 (38.42%) Amazon AWS
6 140 (33.41%) Git (software)
6 140 (33.41%) JavaScript
7 135 (32.22%) C#
8 127 (30.31%) Open Source
9 115 (27.45%) DevOps
10 114 (27.21%) TDD
11 112 (26.73%) Software Engineering
12 110 (26.25%) SQL
13 108 (25.78%) Ruby on Rails
14 106 (25.30%) Docker
15 104 (24.82%) Jenkins
15 104 (24.82%) RESTful
16 97 (23.15%) HTML
17 93 (22.20%) C++
18 91 (21.72%) Perl
19 89 (21.24%) MySQL
19 89 (21.24%) Ansible
20 87 (20.76%) Test Automation
21 85 (20.29%) NoSQL
22 83 (19.81%) Node.js
23 81 (19.33%) Microsoft Azure
23 81 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
24 78 (18.62%) Puppet
25 77 (18.38%) PHP
26 75 (17.90%) Kubernetes

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 42 (10.02%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (8.11%) Apache
3 28 (6.68%) nginx
4 18 (4.30%) Confluence
5 16 (3.82%) OpenStack
6 9 (2.15%) IIS
7 6 (1.43%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.95%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.95%) WordPress
9 3 (0.72%) CMS
9 3 (0.72%) SAS
9 3 (0.72%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.72%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.48%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.48%) concrete5
10 2 (0.48%) Drupal
10 2 (0.48%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.48%) Kentico
10 2 (0.48%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.24%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.24%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Magento
1 4 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 161 (38.42%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (19.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (6.44%) GitHub
4 26 (6.21%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (4.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 20 (4.77%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (4.77%) Amazon S3
5 20 (4.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (2.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 10 (2.39%) SaaS
9 9 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (2.15%) OpenShift
9 9 (2.15%) Serverless
9 9 (2.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (1.91%) Datadog
11 6 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (1.43%) Route 53
12 5 (1.19%) PaaS
13 4 (0.95%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.92%) TCP/IP
2 18 (4.30%) H.323
3 15 (3.58%) VLAN
4 13 (3.10%) Skype
5 12 (2.86%) Internet
6 10 (2.39%) HTTP
7 9 (2.15%) DNS
8 8 (1.91%) DHCP
8 8 (1.91%) Firewall
9 7 (1.67%) VPN
10 6 (1.43%) VoIP
11 5 (1.19%) iSCSI
11 5 (1.19%) Network Security
11 5 (1.19%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.95%) LAN
12 4 (0.95%) SNMP
12 4 (0.95%) WAN
13 3 (0.72%) FCoE
13 3 (0.72%) SAN
13 3 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (21.24%) MySQL
2 85 (20.29%) NoSQL
3 69 (16.47%) SQL Server
4 55 (13.13%) MongoDB
5 46 (10.98%) Redis
6 42 (10.02%) PostgreSQL
6 42 (10.02%) SQL Server 2016
7 35 (8.35%) Relational Database
8 26 (6.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 24 (5.73%) MariaDB
10 22 (5.25%) Neo4j
11 18 (4.30%) Amazon RDS
12 17 (4.06%) Couchbase
13 13 (3.10%) RDBMS
14 11 (2.63%) Big Data
15 8 (1.91%) Hadoop
16 2 (0.48%) Amazon Aurora
16 2 (0.48%) InterSystems Cache
16 2 (0.48%) MarkLogic
17 1 (0.24%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 140 (33.41%) Git (software)
2 104 (24.82%) Jenkins
3 47 (11.22%) JIRA
4 37 (8.83%) Subversion
5 32 (7.64%) Vagrant
6 30 (7.16%) Cucumber
7 29 (6.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 25 (5.97%) GitLab
9 21 (5.01%) Bitbucket
9 21 (5.01%) Selenium
10 17 (4.06%) Maven
11 15 (3.58%) TestRail
12 14 (3.34%) WATIR
13 13 (3.10%) WebDriver
14 12 (2.86%) JUnit
15 8 (1.91%) TeamCity
16 7 (1.67%) Gradle
16 7 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
16 7 (1.67%) SpecFlow
16 7 (1.67%) Toad
General
1 44 (10.50%) Marketing
2 42 (10.02%) Finance
3 24 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 22 (5.25%) Games
5 18 (4.30%) Electronics
5 18 (4.30%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.86%) Publishing
7 7 (1.67%) Banking
7 7 (1.67%) Retail
8 4 (0.95%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.24%) French Language
9 1 (0.24%) German Language
9 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 178 (42.48%) Developer
2 82 (19.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 52 (12.41%) Software Engineer
4 42 (10.02%) .NET Developer
5 34 (8.11%) Analyst
6 31 (7.40%) Ruby Developer
7 30 (7.16%) Linux Engineer
8 29 (6.92%) Administrator
9 28 (6.68%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 28 (6.68%) Senior Developer
9 28 (6.68%) Test Analyst
10 23 (5.49%) Python Developer
11 21 (5.01%) C# Developer
12 20 (4.77%) .NET Software Developer
12 20 (4.77%) Test Engineer
13 19 (4.53%) Full Stack Developer
13 19 (4.53%) Software Developer
13 19 (4.53%) Systems Engineer
14 18 (4.30%) Graduate
15 17 (4.06%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (25.78%) Ruby on Rails
2 104 (24.82%) RESTful
3 97 (23.15%) HTML
4 83 (19.81%) Node.js
5 72 (17.18%) AngularJS
6 61 (14.56%) React
7 60 (14.32%) .NET
8 56 (13.37%) CSS
9 42 (10.02%) ASP.NET
9 42 (10.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (10.02%) ASP.NET Web API
10 41 (9.79%) Django
11 39 (9.31%) WCF
12 38 (9.07%) .NET Framework
12 38 (9.07%) Entity Framework
13 35 (8.35%) jQuery
14 33 (7.88%) Vue.js
15 32 (7.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 32 (7.64%) Code First Entity Framework
16 28 (6.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.83%) User Experience
2 24 (5.73%) Replication
3 20 (4.77%) Mobile App
4 18 (4.30%) Video Conferencing
5 17 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (4.06%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.86%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.86%) Public Cloud
8 11 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (2.39%) Industry 4.0
9 10 (2.39%) Tandem
10 9 (2.15%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.67%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.19%) Life Science
13 4 (0.95%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
15 2 (0.48%) Device Driver
15 2 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
15 2 (0.48%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 241 (57.52%) Linux
2 70 (16.71%) Windows
3 39 (9.31%) Unix
4 33 (7.88%) Android
5 31 (7.40%) Apple iOS
6 25 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (5.01%) Ubuntu
8 20 (4.77%) CentOS
9 9 (2.15%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.91%) Windows Server
11 5 (1.19%) Debian
12 4 (0.95%) FreeBSD
12 4 (0.95%) Solaris
12 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.72%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (30.31%) Open Source
3 115 (27.45%) DevOps
4 114 (27.21%) TDD
5 112 (26.73%) Software Engineering
6 87 (20.76%) Test Automation
7 81 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
8 75 (17.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 72 (17.18%) BDD
10 70 (16.71%) MVC
11 69 (16.47%) OO
12 62 (14.80%) Scrum
13 60 (14.32%) Computer Science
14 54 (12.89%) OOP
15 50 (11.93%) Configuration Management
16 47 (11.22%) Web Application Development
17 41 (9.79%) Web Development
18 39 (9.31%) High Availability
19 38 (9.07%) Microservices
20 37 (8.83%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 242 (57.76%) Python
2 162 (38.66%) Java
3 140 (33.41%) JavaScript
4 135 (32.22%) C#
5 110 (26.25%) SQL
6 93 (22.20%) C++
7 91 (21.72%) Perl
8 77 (18.38%) PHP
9 71 (16.95%) Bash Shell
10 67 (15.99%) Go
11 56 (13.37%) PowerShell
12 36 (8.59%) Objective-C
13 23 (5.49%) Apple Swift
14 22 (5.25%) C
15 18 (4.30%) Kotlin
16 17 (4.06%) Scala
17 14 (3.34%) Assembly Language
18 13 (3.10%) ES6
19 11 (2.63%) Shell Script
20 10 (2.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 70 (16.71%) Degree
2 35 (8.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (7.88%) Security Cleared
4 22 (5.25%) SC Cleared
5 19 (4.53%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.15%) RHCSA
7 6 (1.43%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.43%) RHCE
8 4 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.72%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.48%) ISEB
10 2 (0.48%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.48%) PhD
11 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.31%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) GAMP
2 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 106 (25.30%) Docker
2 47 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.25%) vSphere
4 18 (4.30%) VirtualBox
5 10 (2.39%) Xen
6 9 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.91%) NFS
8 7 (1.67%) Active Directory
9 4 (0.95%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.95%) Varnish
9 4 (0.95%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.72%) Firmware
10 3 (0.72%) iptables
10 3 (0.72%) Samba
10 3 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.24%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 89 (21.24%) Ansible
2 78 (18.62%) Puppet
3 75 (17.90%) Kubernetes
4 71 (16.95%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (8.35%) Terraform
6 32 (7.64%) Salt
7 29 (6.92%) HAProxy
8 16 (3.82%) Nagios
9 15 (3.58%) Grafana
10 13 (3.10%) Docker Swarm
10 13 (3.10%) Packer
11 10 (2.39%) Graphite
11 10 (2.39%) ZABBIX
12 9 (2.15%) Consul
12 9 (2.15%) Kibana
12 9 (2.15%) Prometheus
13 4 (0.95%) Mesos
13 4 (0.95%) Rancher
13 4 (0.95%) SCCM
13 4 (0.95%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 49 (11.69%) VMware
2 44 (10.50%) Microsoft
3 43 (10.26%) Google
4 27 (6.44%) Red Hat
5 23 (5.49%) New Relic
6 22 (5.25%) Oracle
7 17 (4.06%) SAP
8 8 (1.91%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.67%) Ivanti
10 3 (0.72%) Centreon
10 3 (0.72%) Centrify
10 3 (0.72%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.72%) Peoplefluent
11 2 (0.48%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.48%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.48%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.24%) Facebook
12 1 (0.24%) Hortonworks
12 1 (0.24%) MapR
12 1 (0.24%) Rackspace