Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South West
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 147 165 153
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12 -27
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 52 167 208
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.55% 1.73% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.57% 2.99% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 49 160 198
Median annual salary £51,593 £45,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.77% -12.86% -0.47%
10th Percentile £42,000 £33,650 £35,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,025 5,589 6,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.38% 57.90% 60.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,699 4,512 5,231
Median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,529
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +1.06% +8.61%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,161 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in the South West

Ruby
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ruby in the South West.

Salary trend for Ruby in the South West

Ruby
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ruby in the South West over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Ruby in the South West

Ruby
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Wiltshire +65 34 £51,593 +28.98% 2
Somerset +2 11 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Dorset +46 3 £45,000 -40.00% 1
Bristol +41 2 £65,000 +13.04% 2
Devon -11 1 - - 3
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 West region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 44 (84.62%) Python
2 36 (69.23%) Bash Shell
3 30 (57.69%) AWS
4 23 (44.23%) Linux
5 21 (40.38%) Java
5 21 (40.38%) DevOps
6 18 (34.62%) Node.js
6 18 (34.62%) PowerShell
6 18 (34.62%) Terraform
7 16 (30.77%) CentOS
7 16 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (30.77%) Ansible
7 16 (30.77%) Docker
7 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (28.85%) MySQL
8 15 (28.85%) Kubernetes
9 14 (26.92%) Web Services
9 14 (26.92%) Open Source
10 13 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (23.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
13 10 (19.23%) PL/SQL
13 10 (19.23%) SQL
13 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
13 10 (19.23%) Nagios
13 10 (19.23%) VPN
13 10 (19.23%) Migration
13 10 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
13 10 (19.23%) Infrastructure as Code

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (11.54%) Confluence
2 4 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (57.69%) AWS
2 13 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (23.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 9 (17.31%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (17.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 9 (17.31%) Amazon S3
4 9 (17.31%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (17.31%) Route 53
4 9 (17.31%) Serverless
4 9 (17.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (15.38%) AWS Fargate
5 8 (15.38%) OpenShift
6 4 (7.69%) GCP
7 3 (5.77%) Datadog
7 3 (5.77%) GitHub
8 2 (3.85%) Heroku
9 1 (1.92%) Azure
9 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) VPN
2 2 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) MySQL
2 10 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 9 (17.31%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (15.38%) MongoDB
5 7 (13.46%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (13.46%) NoSQL
6 6 (11.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (7.69%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.92%) GIS
8 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Vagrant
2 6 (11.54%) Artifactory
2 6 (11.54%) Bitbucket Server
2 6 (11.54%) JIRA
2 6 (11.54%) SonarQube
2 6 (11.54%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.92%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.92%) Hudson
5 1 (1.92%) webpack
General
1 4 (7.69%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) Architect
3 10 (19.23%) Cloud Architect
3 10 (19.23%) Developer
4 7 (13.46%) AWS Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Ruby Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (11.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (5.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Junior
8 2 (3.85%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) Node.js
2 14 (26.92%) Web Services
3 8 (15.38%) React
4 7 (13.46%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
5 5 (9.62%) Vue.js
6 4 (7.69%) .NET
6 4 (7.69%) React Native
7 3 (5.77%) CSS
7 3 (5.77%) HTML
8 2 (3.85%) RESTful
9 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.92%) CSS3
9 1 (1.92%) Express
9 1 (1.92%) GraphQL
9 1 (1.92%) HTML5
9 1 (1.92%) Jest
9 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Clustering
2 3 (5.77%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 23 (44.23%) Linux
2 16 (30.77%) CentOS
2 16 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (11.54%) CoreOS
4 5 (9.62%) Android
5 4 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 4 (7.69%) Windows
6 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) DevOps
2 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.92%) Open Source
4 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
4 10 (19.23%) Infrastructure as Code
4 10 (19.23%) Migration
5 9 (17.31%) Auto-Scaling
5 9 (17.31%) Load Balancing
6 8 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (11.54%) Presales
8 5 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (9.62%) Scrum
9 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.69%) Microservices
9 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.77%) Coaching
10 3 (5.77%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (5.77%) Data-Driven Decision Making
10 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.77%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 44 (84.62%) Python
2 36 (69.23%) Bash Shell
3 21 (40.38%) Java
4 18 (34.62%) PowerShell
5 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
6 10 (19.23%) PL/SQL
6 10 (19.23%) SQL
7 7 (13.46%) Shell Script
8 5 (9.62%) Go
8 5 (9.62%) PHP
9 4 (7.69%) Objective-C
9 4 (7.69%) Perl
10 3 (5.77%) C
11 2 (3.85%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.92%) C#
12 1 (1.92%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 16 (30.77%) Docker
2 8 (15.38%) VirtualBox
3 6 (11.54%) GlusterFS
4 4 (7.69%) Btrfs
4 4 (7.69%) Ceph
4 4 (7.69%) DRBD
4 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.69%) KVM
4 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (34.62%) Terraform
2 16 (30.77%) Ansible
3 15 (28.85%) Kubernetes
4 10 (19.23%) Nagios
5 4 (7.69%) Check_MK
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.92%) Grafana
6 1 (1.92%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.92%) Rancher
6 1 (1.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle
1 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 6 (11.54%) AppDynamics
2 6 (11.54%) New Relic
2 6 (11.54%) Splunk
3 4 (7.69%) Google
3 4 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (1.92%) CA
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft