Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 171 117
Rank change year-on-year +58 -54 +10
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 303 192 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.95% 1.76% 2.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.91% 3.13% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 241 160 280
South West median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% +15.85%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,175 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,875 £83,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 6171 6125 6706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.06% 56.14% 56.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5230 5233 5788
South West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,825
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +60 175 £55,000 -4.35% 10
Gloucestershire -9 34 £46,250 +2.78% 1
Devon +17 23 £50,000 +53.85% 1
Dorset +20 22 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Wiltshire +17 22 £46,250 +15.63% 7
Somerset +1 21 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Cornwall - 1 £57,500 -
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 162 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (51.49%) Python
3 127 (41.91%) C#
4 113 (37.29%) TDD
5 98 (32.34%) BDD
6 96 (31.68%) Git (software)
7 93 (30.69%) .NET
8 92 (30.36%) Java
9 88 (29.04%) SQL
10 86 (28.38%) Linux
11 85 (28.05%) RESTful
12 84 (27.72%) Test Automation
13 80 (26.40%) JavaScript
14 79 (26.07%) NoSQL
15 76 (25.08%) Node.js
16 75 (24.75%) Jenkins
17 73 (24.09%) Finance
17 73 (24.09%) Degree
18 71 (23.43%) Telecoms
19 69 (22.77%) Business Intelligence
20 68 (22.44%) DevOps
21 67 (22.11%) SQL Server
21 67 (22.11%) Marketing
21 67 (22.11%) Cucumber
22 66 (21.78%) Digital Marketing
22 66 (21.78%) SAP
22 66 (21.78%) Electronics
22 66 (21.78%) Manufacturing
22 66 (21.78%) Programme Management
23 65 (21.45%) MVC

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 (4.95%) OpenStack
2 14 (4.62%) Apache
2 14 (4.62%) Confluence
3 12 (3.96%) IIS
4 11 (3.63%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.65%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.66%) CloudStack
7 2 (0.66%) JBoss
7 2 (0.66%) ThingWorx
7 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.33%) Drupal
8 1 (0.33%) nginx
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 52 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.28%) PaaS
3 16 (5.28%) SaaS
4 13 (4.29%) IaaS
5 7 (2.31%) GitHub
5 7 (2.31%) TestFlight
6 6 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.32%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.99%) Route 53
8 3 (0.99%) Serverless
8 3 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.61%) HTTP
2 15 (4.95%) TCP/IP
3 14 (4.62%) SSL
4 11 (3.63%) Internet
4 11 (3.63%) VPN
5 9 (2.97%) Firewall
5 9 (2.97%) MQTT
6 6 (1.98%) DNS
7 4 (1.32%) SSH
8 3 (0.99%) Wireless
9 2 (0.66%) Network Security
10 1 (0.33%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (26.07%) NoSQL
2 67 (22.11%) SQL Server
3 43 (14.19%) SQL Server 2016
4 35 (11.55%) Data Mining
5 29 (9.57%) MySQL
6 22 (7.26%) MongoDB
7 21 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (5.94%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (2.97%) MariaDB
10 7 (2.31%) Big Data
10 7 (2.31%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.31%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.65%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.99%) Apache Accumulo
14 2 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.66%) Blockchain
15 1 (0.33%) Couchbase
15 1 (0.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 96 (31.68%) Git (software)
2 75 (24.75%) Jenkins
3 67 (22.11%) Cucumber
4 50 (16.50%) Selenium
5 40 (13.20%) JIRA
6 37 (12.21%) SpecFlow
7 35 (11.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 29 (9.57%) JUnit
9 26 (8.58%) Calabash
10 25 (8.25%) Appium
11 23 (7.59%) JMeter
12 19 (6.27%) Maven
13 18 (5.94%) Visual Studio
14 17 (5.61%) WebDriver
15 15 (4.95%) JBehave
15 15 (4.95%) SoapUI
16 14 (4.62%) Ant
16 14 (4.62%) Eclipse
16 14 (4.62%) TeamCity
16 14 (4.62%) WATIR
General
1 73 (24.09%) Finance
2 71 (23.43%) Telecoms
3 67 (22.11%) Marketing
4 66 (21.78%) Electronics
4 66 (21.78%) Manufacturing
5 26 (8.58%) Advertising
6 9 (2.97%) Games
7 7 (2.31%) Music Industry
8 6 (1.98%) Retail
9 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (43.56%) Developer
2 59 (19.47%) .NET Developer
3 38 (12.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 36 (11.88%) Tester
5 32 (10.56%) Automation Tester
5 32 (10.56%) Machine Learning Researcher
6 24 (7.92%) Ruby Developer
7 23 (7.59%) Web Developer
8 17 (5.61%) Senior DevOps
8 17 (5.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 16 (5.28%) Linux Engineer
10 14 (4.62%) Ruby Engineer
10 14 (4.62%) Test Automation Engineer
10 14 (4.62%) Test Engineer
11 13 (4.29%) Developer in Test
11 13 (4.29%) Full Stack Developer
11 13 (4.29%) Test Automation Developer
11 13 (4.29%) Test Automation Manager
11 13 (4.29%) Test Manager
12 12 (3.96%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (30.69%) .NET
2 85 (28.05%) RESTful
3 76 (25.08%) Node.js
4 62 (20.46%) ASP.NET
4 62 (20.46%) ASP.NET Web API
4 62 (20.46%) WCF
5 61 (20.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 61 (20.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 53 (17.49%) HTML
7 50 (16.50%) Ruby on Rails
8 49 (16.17%) CSS
9 46 (15.18%) AngularJS
9 46 (15.18%) REST
10 43 (14.19%) .NET Framework
10 43 (14.19%) Code First Entity Framework
10 43 (14.19%) Entity Framework
11 24 (7.92%) Web Services
12 21 (6.93%) jQuery
13 20 (6.60%) React
14 19 (6.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (18.48%) Computer Science
2 42 (13.86%) Mobile App
3 34 (11.22%) Algorithms
4 25 (8.25%) User Experience
5 18 (5.94%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.97%) Public Cloud
8 8 (2.64%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.31%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (1.98%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.99%) Arduino
12 3 (0.99%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.99%) Linked Data
12 3 (0.99%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.66%) CESG
13 2 (0.66%) PKI
14 1 (0.33%) BBC
14 1 (0.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 86 (28.38%) Linux
2 38 (12.54%) Unix
3 24 (7.92%) Windows
4 13 (4.29%) Ubuntu
5 11 (3.63%) Windows Server
6 10 (3.30%) Android
6 10 (3.30%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.98%) CentOS
7 6 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.99%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.33%) Debian
9 1 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (37.29%) TDD
3 98 (32.34%) BDD
4 84 (27.72%) Test Automation
5 69 (22.77%) Business Intelligence
6 68 (22.44%) DevOps
7 66 (21.78%) Digital Marketing
7 66 (21.78%) Programme Management
8 65 (21.45%) MVC
9 62 (20.46%) Web Application Development
10 55 (18.15%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (13.86%) Machine Learning
11 42 (13.86%) Software Engineering
12 36 (11.88%) OO
13 31 (10.23%) Open Source
13 31 (10.23%) Web Development
14 30 (9.90%) Software Testing
15 28 (9.24%) Refactoring
16 27 (8.91%) Continuous Delivery
17 24 (7.92%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (51.49%) Python
2 127 (41.91%) C#
3 92 (30.36%) Java
4 88 (29.04%) SQL
5 80 (26.40%) JavaScript
6 43 (14.19%) Shell Script
7 21 (6.93%) Bash Shell
7 21 (6.93%) C++
8 19 (6.27%) Perl
9 14 (4.62%) Groovy
9 14 (4.62%) VBScript
10 13 (4.29%) Jython
11 12 (3.96%) PHP
12 8 (2.64%) Go
13 6 (1.98%) C
14 4 (1.32%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.32%) XPath
15 3 (0.99%) ES6
15 3 (0.99%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 73 (24.09%) Degree
2 42 (13.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (10.56%) PhD
4 24 (7.92%) ISTQB
5 18 (5.94%) ISEB
6 13 (4.29%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.97%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.31%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.99%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.66%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.94%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) COBIT
System Software
1 31 (10.23%) Docker
2 5 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.99%) LXC
3 3 (0.99%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.66%) GlusterFS
4 2 (0.66%) vSphere
4 2 (0.66%) Xen
4 2 (0.66%) XenServer
5 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 44 (14.52%) Puppet
2 40 (13.20%) Ansible
3 39 (12.87%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (4.62%) CA Service Virtualization
5 13 (4.29%) Capistrano
5 13 (4.29%) Terraform
6 8 (2.64%) Salt
7 7 (2.31%) HockeyApp
8 6 (1.98%) Kubernetes
9 4 (1.32%) Nagios
10 3 (0.99%) Cobbler
10 3 (0.99%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.66%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.66%) Graphite
11 2 (0.66%) OSSEC
12 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.33%) Mesos
12 1 (0.33%) Packer
12 1 (0.33%) Rancher
Vendors
1 66 (21.78%) SAP
2 22 (7.26%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.27%) HP
4 14 (4.62%) CA
5 11 (3.63%) VMware
6 10 (3.30%) Facebook
7 7 (2.31%) Oracle
7 7 (2.31%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.98%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.65%) Google
10 3 (0.99%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.99%) Intel
11 2 (0.66%) EnterpriseDB
11 2 (0.66%) New Relic
11 2 (0.66%) Nokia
12 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.33%) Zend