Period
to 22 November 2019

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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 153 116
Rank change year-on-year -8 -37 +61
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 173 203 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.79% 1.98% 2.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.06% 3.33% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 158 160 241
South West median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -0.94% +6.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,647 6,095 6,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.45% 59.48% 60.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4,577 5,069 5,234
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby in the South West.

Salary trend for Ruby in the South West

Ruby
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in the South West over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

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 November 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
Somerset +7 37 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Devon +20 36 £46,250 -5.13% 4
Bristol -38 36 £57,500 +4.55% 8
Gloucestershire -13 30 £43,750 -7.89% 14
Wiltshire -4 21 £40,000 -25.93% 3
Dorset +11 11 £42,500 +3.03% 6
Cornwall - 2 £42,500 -
Ruby
England

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

1 100 (57.80%) Python
1 100 (57.80%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (41.04%) Java
3 70 (40.46%) Linux
3 70 (40.46%) Software Engineering
4 66 (38.15%) Docker
5 62 (35.84%) Git (software)
6 60 (34.68%) TDD
7 57 (32.95%) DevOps
8 55 (31.79%) AWS
9 51 (29.48%) Bash Shell
9 51 (29.48%) Jenkins
10 50 (28.90%) JavaScript
11 44 (25.43%) Node.js
12 43 (24.86%) Kubernetes
12 43 (24.86%) Test Automation
13 42 (24.28%) MongoDB
14 39 (22.54%) MySQL
15 37 (21.39%) C#
16 36 (20.81%) Puppet
17 35 (20.23%) Opscode Chef
18 34 (19.65%) Configuration Management
19 33 (19.08%) SQL
19 33 (19.08%) Azure
20 32 (18.50%) Go
21 31 (17.92%) Ansible
22 29 (16.76%) Problem-Solving
23 27 (15.61%) Terraform
23 27 (15.61%) PHP
24 26 (15.03%) Cucumber

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 15 (8.67%) JBoss
2 11 (6.36%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (5.78%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.73%) IIS
4 3 (1.73%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.58%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.58%) Apache
5 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.58%) nginx
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Adobe XD
1 4 (2.31%) InVision
1 4 (2.31%) Photoshop
1 4 (2.31%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 55 (31.79%) AWS
2 33 (19.08%) Azure
3 17 (9.83%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (9.83%) Amazon S3
4 14 (8.09%) Amazon ELB
4 14 (8.09%) Amazon EMR
5 8 (4.62%) GitHub
6 7 (4.05%) GCP
6 7 (4.05%) SaaS
7 5 (2.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (2.31%) Serverless
9 3 (1.73%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.73%) IaaS
9 3 (1.73%) Slack
10 2 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.16%) prismic.io
11 1 (0.58%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.58%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.20%) DNS
2 7 (4.05%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.89%) VPN
4 4 (2.31%) VLAN
5 3 (1.73%) Firewall
6 2 (1.16%) Internet
6 2 (1.16%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.16%) Network Security
6 2 (1.16%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.16%) SSH
7 1 (0.58%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.28%) MongoDB
2 39 (22.54%) MySQL
3 23 (13.29%) NoSQL
4 17 (9.83%) Amazon RDS
4 17 (9.83%) Hadoop
5 15 (8.67%) MariaDB
5 15 (8.67%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (6.36%) Redis
7 8 (4.62%) Big Data
8 7 (4.05%) SQL Server
9 5 (2.89%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.31%) GIS
10 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.73%) Blockchain
11 3 (1.73%) Ingres
11 3 (1.73%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.73%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.58%) Apache Ignite
12 1 (0.58%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.58%) Riak
Development Applications
1 62 (35.84%) Git (software)
2 51 (29.48%) Jenkins
3 26 (15.03%) Cucumber
4 15 (8.67%) Selenium
5 14 (8.09%) Subversion
6 10 (5.78%) GitLab
7 9 (5.20%) Ant
7 9 (5.20%) Maven
7 9 (5.20%) SoapUI
8 8 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (4.62%) JMeter
8 8 (4.62%) SpecFlow
9 6 (3.47%) Vagrant
9 6 (3.47%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.89%) Jasmine
10 5 (2.89%) Protractor
10 5 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.31%) gulp
11 4 (2.31%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (2.31%) webpack
General
1 19 (10.98%) Games
2 10 (5.78%) Marketing
2 10 (5.78%) Public Sector
3 8 (4.62%) Music Industry
4 7 (4.05%) Finance
5 6 (3.47%) Electronics
5 6 (3.47%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.73%) Billing
7 2 (1.16%) Publishing
8 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (27.17%) Developer
2 46 (26.59%) Software Engineer
3 41 (23.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (12.14%) Software Developer
5 20 (11.56%) iOS Developer
6 15 (8.67%) Java Engineer
7 14 (8.09%) Ruby Engineer
7 14 (8.09%) Senior DevOps
7 14 (8.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 12 (6.94%) Java Software Engineer
9 9 (5.20%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) Android Developer
10 7 (4.05%) Applications Support
10 7 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (3.47%) Applications Developer
11 6 (3.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (3.47%) Junior
11 6 (3.47%) Mobile Developer
11 6 (3.47%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.47%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (25.43%) Node.js
2 24 (13.87%) AngularJS
3 23 (13.29%) HTML
4 20 (11.56%) Cocoa
5 19 (10.98%) React
6 18 (10.40%) JSON
6 18 (10.40%) REST
6 18 (10.40%) Spring
7 16 (9.25%) Hibernate
7 16 (9.25%) Kafka
7 16 (9.25%) RabbitMQ
8 15 (8.67%) EJB
9 14 (8.09%) ActiveMQ
9 14 (8.09%) jQuery
9 14 (8.09%) Ruby on Rails
10 11 (6.36%) Java EE
11 9 (5.20%) .NET
11 9 (5.20%) Vue.js
12 8 (4.62%) CSS
13 7 (4.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.03%) Mobile App
2 19 (10.98%) Clustering
3 17 (9.83%) Linux Command Line
4 14 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (8.09%) Replication
5 9 (5.20%) Video\Live Streaming
6 6 (3.47%) User Experience
7 5 (2.89%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.31%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.73%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (1.73%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.16%) Blog
10 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 70 (40.46%) Linux
2 25 (14.45%) Android
3 22 (12.72%) Apple iOS
4 18 (10.40%) Unix
5 16 (9.25%) Windows
6 11 (6.36%) Ubuntu
7 8 (4.62%) CentOS
7 8 (4.62%) Debian
7 8 (4.62%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.58%) Fedora
10 1 (0.58%) Solaris
10 1 (0.58%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (57.80%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (40.46%) Software Engineering
3 60 (34.68%) TDD
4 57 (32.95%) DevOps
5 43 (24.86%) Test Automation
6 34 (19.65%) Configuration Management
7 29 (16.76%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (12.72%) Decision-Making
8 22 (12.72%) Lean Software Development
8 22 (12.72%) Mobile Application Development
9 21 (12.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 21 (12.14%) MVC
10 20 (11.56%) iOS Development
10 20 (11.56%) SDLC
11 19 (10.98%) Load Balancing
12 18 (10.40%) Wireframes
13 17 (9.83%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (9.83%) Technical Architecture
14 15 (8.67%) OO
14 15 (8.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 100 (57.80%) Python
2 71 (41.04%) Java
3 51 (29.48%) Bash Shell
4 50 (28.90%) JavaScript
5 37 (21.39%) C#
6 33 (19.08%) SQL
7 32 (18.50%) Go
8 27 (15.61%) PHP
9 23 (13.29%) Apple Swift
9 23 (13.29%) Objective-C
10 18 (10.40%) C++
11 16 (9.25%) Perl
12 15 (8.67%) PowerShell
13 12 (6.94%) C
13 12 (6.94%) Elixir
14 11 (6.36%) Java 8
15 8 (4.62%) Shell Script
16 7 (4.05%) TypeScript
17 5 (2.89%) ES6
17 5 (2.89%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 19 (10.98%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.83%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.94%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.16%) ISEB
4 2 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.58%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.58%) Degree
5 1 (0.58%) MCSD
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.58%) RHCE
5 1 (0.58%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.47%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (38.15%) Docker
2 8 (4.62%) KVM
2 8 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.62%) Xen
3 7 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.89%) Btrfs
4 5 (2.89%) Ceph
4 5 (2.89%) DRBD
5 4 (2.31%) Samba
6 3 (1.73%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.73%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (1.16%) vSphere
8 1 (0.58%) LXC
Systems Management
1 43 (24.86%) Kubernetes
2 36 (20.81%) Puppet
3 35 (20.23%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (17.92%) Ansible
5 27 (15.61%) Terraform
6 17 (9.83%) Docker Swarm
6 17 (9.83%) Prometheus
7 16 (9.25%) Nagios
7 16 (9.25%) ZABBIX
8 6 (3.47%) Cloudify
9 5 (2.89%) Oracle ZFS
9 5 (2.89%) Salt
10 4 (2.31%) Graphite
11 2 (1.16%) Grafana
11 2 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (1.16%) Packer
12 1 (0.58%) Consul
12 1 (0.58%) Kibana
12 1 (0.58%) logstash
12 1 (0.58%) Opsview
Vendors
1 15 (8.67%) Oracle
2 12 (6.94%) Atlassian
3 10 (5.78%) Red Hat
3 10 (5.78%) VMware
4 6 (3.47%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 6 (3.47%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.47%) SAP
5 5 (2.89%) Google
6 4 (2.31%) Adobe
6 4 (2.31%) Apple
7 2 (1.16%) Centrify
7 2 (1.16%) HP
7 2 (1.16%) Pinterest
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco