Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South West
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 208 145 164
Rank change year-on-year -63 +19 -16
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 71 52 173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.96% 1.59% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% 2.65% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 43 47 156
10th Percentile £29,000 £42,000 £33,250
25th Percentile £33,750 £42,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £51,593 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +25.99% +14.65% -10.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £66,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% 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 4,015 1,960 5,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 54.04% 59.90% 57.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,657 1,637 4,549
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,161
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +1.12%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +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 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 2021. 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
Bristol -70 33 £54,500 -5.22% 15
Somerset -10 14 £80,000 +60.00% 5
Gloucestershire - 12 £36,000 - 3
Wiltshire -26 9 £80,000 +55.06%
Dorset -29 2 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Devon -6 1 - - 3
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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 45 (63.38%) Python
2 37 (52.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 30 (42.25%) Docker
3 30 (42.25%) Kubernetes
4 29 (40.85%) DevOps
5 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (39.44%) Java
6 24 (33.80%) JavaScript
6 24 (33.80%) AWS
7 23 (32.39%) C#
7 23 (32.39%) Terraform
8 21 (29.58%) Software Engineering
9 20 (28.17%) Azure
10 18 (25.35%) Scrum
10 18 (25.35%) Linux
11 17 (23.94%) OO
11 17 (23.94%) Elasticsearch
12 16 (22.54%) Social Skills
12 16 (22.54%) Full Stack Development
13 15 (21.13%) SOA
13 15 (21.13%) CSS
13 15 (21.13%) MVC
14 14 (19.72%) Open Source
14 14 (19.72%) AngularJS
15 13 (18.31%) Git (software)
15 13 (18.31%) TDD
16 12 (16.90%) Microservices
16 12 (16.90%) React
17 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure as Code
17 11 (15.49%) SQL

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 17 (23.94%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (9.86%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.82%) Apache
3 2 (2.82%) Confluence
3 2 (2.82%) Drupal
3 2 (2.82%) IIS
3 2 (2.82%) WordPress
4 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.80%) AWS
2 20 (28.17%) Azure
3 11 (15.49%) PaaS
4 10 (14.08%) GitHub
5 9 (12.68%) Heroku
6 8 (11.27%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (11.27%) Amazon ECS
6 8 (11.27%) Amazon SQS
6 8 (11.27%) IaaS
6 8 (11.27%) Serverless
7 7 (9.86%) Amazon S3
7 7 (9.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (9.86%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (9.86%) CloudFront
7 7 (9.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (5.63%) GCP
9 3 (4.23%) SaaS
10 2 (2.82%) OpenShift
11 1 (1.41%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (1.41%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) Network Security
2 1 (1.41%) VoIP
2 1 (1.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (11.27%) MongoDB
3 7 (9.86%) Redis
4 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.82%) MySQL
6 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.41%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.27%) Bitbucket
2 8 (11.27%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.63%) JIRA
3 4 (5.63%) Selenium
4 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.82%) GitLab
4 2 (2.82%) PhpStorm
4 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.41%) Appium
5 1 (1.41%) Cypress.io
5 1 (1.41%) Protractor
5 1 (1.41%) RSpec
5 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (22.54%) Social Skills
2 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Public Sector
3 9 (12.68%) Local Government
4 8 (11.27%) Billing
5 7 (9.86%) Legal
5 7 (9.86%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.41%) Automotive
6 1 (1.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (29.58%) Developer
2 14 (19.72%) Senior Developer
3 13 (18.31%) Software Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) Ruby Developer
5 9 (12.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 8 (11.27%) Senior Web Developer
6 8 (11.27%) Web Developer
7 7 (9.86%) Junior
7 7 (9.86%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 7 (9.86%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) C# Developer
8 6 (8.45%) Junior C# Developer
8 6 (8.45%) Junior Developer
8 6 (8.45%) Junior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 6 (8.45%) Python Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (8.45%) Senior DevOps
8 6 (8.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (52.11%) Ruby on Rails
2 15 (21.13%) CSS
3 14 (19.72%) AngularJS
4 12 (16.90%) React
5 11 (15.49%) .NET
6 10 (14.08%) Node.js
7 9 (12.68%) .NET Core
7 9 (12.68%) Angular 2
7 9 (12.68%) REST
7 9 (12.68%) RESTful
7 9 (12.68%) Sinatra
8 8 (11.27%) gRPC
8 8 (11.27%) HTML
8 8 (11.27%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (8.45%) FastAPI
10 4 (5.63%) JSON
11 3 (4.23%) Vue.js
12 2 (2.82%) Lambda Expressions
12 2 (2.82%) LAMP
12 2 (2.82%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) User Experience
2 8 (11.27%) Virtual Team
3 7 (9.86%) Blog
3 7 (9.86%) Legacy Systems
4 6 (8.45%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.23%) Cloud Native
5 3 (4.23%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.82%) NHS
6 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.41%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Linux
2 6 (8.45%) Windows
3 5 (7.04%) Unix
4 2 (2.82%) Android
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) DevOps
2 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (29.58%) Software Engineering
4 18 (25.35%) Scrum
5 17 (23.94%) OO
6 16 (22.54%) Full Stack Development
7 15 (21.13%) MVC
7 15 (21.13%) SOA
8 14 (19.72%) Open Source
9 13 (18.31%) TDD
10 12 (16.90%) Microservices
11 11 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure as Code
12 10 (14.08%) Kanban
12 10 (14.08%) Mentoring
13 9 (12.68%) Pair Programming
14 8 (11.27%) Coaching
14 8 (11.27%) Machine Learning
14 8 (11.27%) Refactoring
14 8 (11.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (63.38%) Python
2 28 (39.44%) Java
3 24 (33.80%) JavaScript
4 23 (32.39%) C#
5 11 (15.49%) SQL
6 10 (14.08%) Bash Shell
7 9 (12.68%) ES6
7 9 (12.68%) Go
7 9 (12.68%) PHP
8 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.23%) C
9 3 (4.23%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.82%) C++
10 2 (2.82%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.41%) Perl
11 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (42.25%) Docker
2 3 (4.23%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 30 (42.25%) Kubernetes
2 23 (32.39%) Terraform
3 9 (12.68%) Ansible
4 7 (9.86%) Puppet
5 6 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.82%) Grafana
6 2 (2.82%) Prometheus
6 2 (2.82%) Rancher
Vendors
1 3 (4.23%) Google
2 2 (2.82%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.41%) Sun