Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South West
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 100 176
Rank change year-on-year -60 +76 -48
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 182 335 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.82% 3.27% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.08% 5.50% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 148 262 157
South West median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £68,750
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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,914 6,087 6,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.99% 59.44% 56.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4,884 5,136 5,179
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 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
Bristol -22 100 £55,000 - 21
Somerset +23 36 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Gloucestershire +1 19 £41,000 -13.68% 5
Wiltshire -30 15 £58,750 +25.00%
Devon -13 9 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Dorset -28 2 £43,750 +9.38% 4
Cornwall +10 1 £31,500 -45.22% 2
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 West region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 123 (67.58%) Python
2 89 (48.90%) Java
3 85 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (40.11%) JavaScript
5 71 (39.01%) Linux
6 70 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
7 69 (37.91%) C#
8 64 (35.16%) Git (software)
9 52 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
10 47 (25.82%) Test Automation
11 45 (24.73%) Open Source
11 45 (24.73%) Jenkins
12 41 (22.53%) Unix
13 38 (20.88%) CSS
14 37 (20.33%) Microsoft Azure
14 37 (20.33%) TDD
14 37 (20.33%) DevOps
15 36 (19.78%) REST
15 36 (19.78%) SQL
16 35 (19.23%) MySQL
16 35 (19.23%) PHP
17 33 (18.13%) HTML
18 32 (17.58%) Bash Shell
19 31 (17.03%) Selenium
19 31 (17.03%) jQuery
20 29 (15.93%) C++
20 29 (15.93%) Cucumber
20 29 (15.93%) SpecFlow
21 28 (15.38%) Laravel
21 28 (15.38%) Software Engineering

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 (3.30%) CMS
2 5 (2.75%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.75%) SAS
3 3 (1.65%) Confluence
4 2 (1.10%) nginx
5 1 (0.55%) Apache
5 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.55%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.55%) JBoss
5 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.65%) InVision
1 3 (1.65%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.10%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 70 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (20.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.69%) SaaS
4 11 (6.04%) Amazon S3
5 9 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (3.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (2.20%) PaaS
8 3 (1.65%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (1.65%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.84%) Internet
2 6 (3.30%) Network Security
3 4 (2.20%) HTTP
4 3 (1.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.10%) Firewall
5 2 (1.10%) VLAN
6 1 (0.55%) DHCP
6 1 (0.55%) DNS
6 1 (0.55%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.55%) SMS
6 1 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.23%) MySQL
2 13 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 11 (6.04%) SQL Server
4 10 (5.49%) Data Mining
5 9 (4.95%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (4.95%) Hadoop
5 9 (4.95%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (2.75%) Big Data
7 5 (2.75%) Neo4j
7 5 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.75%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.20%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.65%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.65%) Redis
10 1 (0.55%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.55%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 64 (35.16%) Git (software)
2 45 (24.73%) Jenkins
3 31 (17.03%) Selenium
4 29 (15.93%) Cucumber
4 29 (15.93%) SpecFlow
5 24 (13.19%) PHPUnit
6 12 (6.59%) GitLab
7 11 (6.04%) JIRA
7 11 (6.04%) Maven
8 10 (5.49%) SoapUI
9 9 (4.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (4.95%) WebDriver
10 8 (4.40%) JBehave
10 8 (4.40%) JMeter
10 8 (4.40%) Visual Studio
11 6 (3.30%) git-flow
11 6 (3.30%) Protractor
12 5 (2.75%) Bitbucket
12 5 (2.75%) JUnit
13 4 (2.20%) Subversion
General
1 26 (14.29%) Retail
2 22 (12.09%) Finance
3 15 (8.24%) Electronics
3 15 (8.24%) Manufacturing
3 15 (8.24%) Marketing
3 15 (8.24%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.85%) Law
5 6 (3.30%) Games
6 2 (1.10%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (42.86%) Developer
2 29 (15.93%) Backend Developer
3 28 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 22 (12.09%) Test Engineer
5 21 (11.54%) Test Automation Engineer
6 16 (8.79%) Automation Tester
6 16 (8.79%) Software Developer
6 16 (8.79%) Tester
7 14 (7.69%) Lead Developer
7 14 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
7 14 (7.69%) Web Developer
8 13 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (6.59%) Lead Software Developer
10 10 (5.49%) Machine Learning Researcher
11 9 (4.95%) .NET Developer
11 9 (4.95%) Administrator
11 9 (4.95%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (4.40%) Analyst
12 8 (4.40%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.88%) CSS
2 36 (19.78%) REST
3 33 (18.13%) HTML
4 31 (17.03%) jQuery
5 28 (15.38%) Laravel
6 27 (14.84%) .NET
7 22 (12.09%) Node.js
8 18 (9.89%) Ruby on Rails
9 17 (9.34%) AngularJS
10 15 (8.24%) HTML5
11 13 (7.14%) RESTful
12 10 (5.49%) .NET Framework
12 10 (5.49%) Web Services
13 9 (4.95%) ASP.NET
13 9 (4.95%) Spring
14 8 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (3.85%) Entity Framework
15 7 (3.85%) React
15 7 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.24%) Algorithms
2 10 (5.49%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.85%) Cybercrime
4 6 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.30%) Cyber Defence
4 6 (3.30%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.20%) Clustering
7 3 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.65%) Replication
7 3 (1.65%) User Experience
8 2 (1.10%) Fintech
8 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.10%) Xbox
9 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.55%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.55%) Industry 4.0
9 1 (0.55%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (39.01%) Linux
2 41 (22.53%) Unix
3 21 (11.54%) Windows
4 8 (4.40%) Android
4 8 (4.40%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.85%) Ubuntu
6 6 (3.30%) CentOS
7 2 (1.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 47 (25.82%) Test Automation
4 45 (24.73%) Open Source
5 37 (20.33%) DevOps
5 37 (20.33%) TDD
6 28 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 25 (13.74%) Time Management
7 25 (13.74%) Workflow
8 24 (13.19%) BDD
8 24 (13.19%) Machine Learning
8 24 (13.19%) Project Management
9 22 (12.09%) Data Science
10 21 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
11 18 (9.89%) Artificial Intelligence
11 18 (9.89%) Functional Testing
11 18 (9.89%) Non-Functional Testing
11 18 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (8.24%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (67.58%) Python
2 89 (48.90%) Java
3 73 (40.11%) JavaScript
4 69 (37.91%) C#
5 36 (19.78%) SQL
6 35 (19.23%) PHP
7 32 (17.58%) Bash Shell
8 29 (15.93%) C++
9 20 (10.99%) Perl
10 19 (10.44%) Go
10 19 (10.44%) PowerShell
11 12 (6.59%) C
11 12 (6.59%) Scala
11 12 (6.59%) TypeScript
12 11 (6.04%) Shell Script
13 6 (3.30%) Groovy
14 5 (2.75%) R
15 4 (2.20%) ES6
16 3 (1.65%) Jython
16 3 (1.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (12.09%) Degree
2 18 (9.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (9.34%) Security Cleared
4 14 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 11 (6.04%) SC Cleared
6 10 (5.49%) PhD
7 9 (4.95%) ISEB
7 9 (4.95%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.10%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.55%) CCNP
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.55%) RHCE
9 1 (0.55%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (14.29%) Docker
2 8 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.30%) VMware Server
4 3 (1.65%) HDFS
5 2 (1.10%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.10%) vSphere
6 1 (0.55%) Btrfs
6 1 (0.55%) Ceph
6 1 (0.55%) DRBD
6 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.55%) KVM
6 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (14.84%) Puppet
2 22 (12.09%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (7.69%) Ansible
4 7 (3.85%) Kubernetes
4 7 (3.85%) Terraform
5 5 (2.75%) Nagios
6 4 (2.20%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (2.20%) HP ALM
6 4 (2.20%) Salt
7 3 (1.65%) CA Service Virtualization
7 3 (1.65%) Prometheus
7 3 (1.65%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.55%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.55%) FreeIPA
8 1 (0.55%) Graphite
8 1 (0.55%) Graylog
8 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.55%) Kibana
8 1 (0.55%) linkerd
8 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 15 (8.24%) SAP
2 12 (6.59%) VMware
3 6 (3.30%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.75%) HP
4 5 (2.75%) Oracle
4 5 (2.75%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.75%) Tableau
5 4 (2.20%) Google
6 3 (1.65%) Adobe
6 3 (1.65%) CA
6 3 (1.65%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 2 (1.10%) Facebook
8 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.55%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.55%) Splunk