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

Ruby
England > South West
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 143 144
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1 -34
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 249 238 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.38% 2.29% 2.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.93% 3.75% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 193 216 221
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 6,333 6,353 6,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.57% 61.12% 55.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,339 5,415 5,249
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 14 August 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 August 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 +4 120 £52,500 -4.55% 20
Somerset +50 35 £50,000 +35.03% 3
Gloucestershire +5 35 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Dorset -2 33 £48,750 +21.88% 3
Wiltshire +3 15 £40,000 - 4
Devon +12 11 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 169 (67.87%) Python
2 137 (55.02%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (42.57%) Java
4 91 (36.55%) Git (software)
5 86 (34.54%) JavaScript
6 85 (34.14%) Linux
7 84 (33.73%) C#
8 80 (32.13%) Jenkins
9 66 (26.51%) TDD
10 65 (26.10%) DevOps
11 62 (24.90%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (23.29%) BDD
13 54 (21.69%) Puppet
14 53 (21.29%) Node.js
15 52 (20.88%) CSS
16 49 (19.68%) Amazon AWS
16 49 (19.68%) Docker
17 48 (19.28%) Test Automation
17 48 (19.28%) MySQL
18 47 (18.88%) RESTful
19 46 (18.47%) .NET
20 45 (18.07%) Software Engineering
20 45 (18.07%) AngularJS
20 45 (18.07%) Open Source
21 42 (16.87%) jQuery
21 42 (16.87%) HTML
22 41 (16.47%) PHP
23 40 (16.06%) SQL Server
23 40 (16.06%) Internet
23 40 (16.06%) Bash Shell

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 9 (3.61%) Confluence
2 8 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.41%) Apache
4 5 (2.01%) IIS
4 5 (2.01%) nginx
4 5 (2.01%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.20%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.80%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.80%) JBoss
6 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 49 (19.68%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (6.83%) SaaS
4 13 (5.22%) Amazon S3
5 11 (4.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 11 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.80%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) G Suite
8 1 (0.40%) GitHub
8 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (16.06%) Internet
2 11 (4.42%) Network Security
3 8 (3.21%) HTTP
4 6 (2.41%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.20%) Firewall
5 3 (1.20%) VLAN
5 3 (1.20%) VPN
6 2 (0.80%) DNS
6 2 (0.80%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (19.28%) MySQL
2 40 (16.06%) SQL Server
3 38 (15.26%) NoSQL
4 29 (11.65%) SQL Server 2016
5 22 (8.84%) Big Data
6 15 (6.02%) MongoDB
7 14 (5.62%) Hadoop
8 13 (5.22%) Blockchain
9 12 (4.82%) Data Mining
9 12 (4.82%) Neo4j
10 11 (4.42%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.81%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (2.01%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.61%) OrientDB
14 2 (0.80%) Redis
15 1 (0.40%) Apache Accumulo
15 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 91 (36.55%) Git (software)
2 80 (32.13%) Jenkins
3 35 (14.06%) Cucumber
3 35 (14.06%) JIRA
4 33 (13.25%) Selenium
5 30 (12.05%) PHPUnit
6 18 (7.23%) Maven
6 18 (7.23%) SpecFlow
7 16 (6.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (6.43%) JMeter
7 16 (6.43%) SoapUI
8 13 (5.22%) Visual Studio
9 12 (4.82%) Bitbucket
10 11 (4.42%) JUnit
10 11 (4.42%) TeamCity
11 10 (4.02%) Ant
11 10 (4.02%) Eclipse
11 10 (4.02%) Vagrant
12 9 (3.61%) GitLab
13 8 (3.21%) JBehave
General
1 31 (12.45%) Retail
2 30 (12.05%) Finance
3 20 (8.03%) Telecoms
4 19 (7.63%) Marketing
5 17 (6.83%) Electronics
5 17 (6.83%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.81%) Advertising
6 7 (2.81%) Banking
6 7 (2.81%) Games
6 7 (2.81%) Music Industry
7 5 (2.01%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 123 (49.40%) Developer
2 36 (14.46%) .NET Developer
3 32 (12.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (12.85%) PHP Developer
4 31 (12.45%) Backend Developer
4 31 (12.45%) Test Engineer
5 29 (11.65%) Test Automation Engineer
6 25 (10.04%) Software Developer
7 20 (8.03%) Web Developer
8 19 (7.63%) Lead Developer
8 19 (7.63%) Lead Software Developer
9 18 (7.23%) Software Engineer
10 17 (6.83%) Linux Engineer
11 16 (6.43%) PHP Web Developer
12 15 (6.02%) Java Developer
13 12 (4.82%) AWS Engineer
13 12 (4.82%) Machine Learning Researcher
13 12 (4.82%) Operations Engineer
14 10 (4.02%) Automation Test Lead
15 9 (3.61%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (21.29%) Node.js
2 52 (20.88%) CSS
3 47 (18.88%) RESTful
4 46 (18.47%) .NET
5 45 (18.07%) AngularJS
6 42 (16.87%) HTML
6 42 (16.87%) jQuery
7 37 (14.86%) ASP.NET
7 37 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (14.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 36 (14.46%) REST
9 35 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 31 (12.45%) .NET Framework
10 31 (12.45%) Code First Entity Framework
10 31 (12.45%) Entity Framework
10 31 (12.45%) Laravel
10 31 (12.45%) WCF
11 28 (11.24%) Ruby on Rails
12 25 (10.04%) HTML5
13 19 (7.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.23%) Enterprise Software
1 18 (7.23%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (6.43%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.82%) Algorithms
3 12 (4.82%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.21%) User Experience
5 7 (2.81%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.01%) Cyber Defence
6 5 (2.01%) Cybercrime
6 5 (2.01%) Fintech
6 5 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.61%) Wiki
8 3 (1.20%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.80%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.80%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.80%) Xbox
10 1 (0.40%) Industry 4.0
10 1 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 85 (34.14%) Linux
2 35 (14.06%) Unix
3 24 (9.64%) Windows
4 8 (3.21%) Android
4 8 (3.21%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.41%) CentOS
6 5 (2.01%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.20%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.80%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (55.02%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (26.51%) TDD
3 65 (26.10%) DevOps
4 62 (24.90%) Continuous Integration
5 58 (23.29%) BDD
6 48 (19.28%) Test Automation
7 45 (18.07%) Open Source
7 45 (18.07%) Software Engineering
8 37 (14.86%) MVC
9 36 (14.46%) Artificial Intelligence
9 36 (14.46%) Web Application Development
10 32 (12.85%) Workflow
11 31 (12.45%) Machine Learning
11 31 (12.45%) Project Management
12 30 (12.05%) Time Management
13 25 (10.04%) Web Development
14 20 (8.03%) OO
15 19 (7.63%) Data Science
15 19 (7.63%) Mentoring
15 19 (7.63%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 169 (67.87%) Python
2 106 (42.57%) Java
3 86 (34.54%) JavaScript
4 84 (33.73%) C#
5 41 (16.47%) PHP
6 40 (16.06%) Bash Shell
7 31 (12.45%) SQL
8 28 (11.24%) Perl
9 27 (10.84%) C++
10 21 (8.43%) PowerShell
11 14 (5.62%) Shell Script
12 13 (5.22%) C
13 7 (2.81%) Go
14 5 (2.01%) Apple Swift
14 5 (2.01%) Groovy
14 5 (2.01%) Jython
14 5 (2.01%) Kotlin
14 5 (2.01%) Objective-C
14 5 (2.01%) Scala
14 5 (2.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (8.03%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.63%) Degree
3 15 (6.02%) DV Cleared
4 13 (5.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (4.82%) PhD
6 11 (4.42%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.21%) ISTQB
8 6 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.61%) ISEB
10 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.40%) RHCE
10 1 (0.40%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.82%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) GCP
2 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 49 (19.68%) Docker
2 17 (6.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.42%) VMware Server
4 8 (3.21%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.21%) vSphere
5 5 (2.01%) KVM
5 5 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.20%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.20%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.40%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 54 (21.69%) Puppet
2 38 (15.26%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (8.84%) Ansible
3 22 (8.84%) Kubernetes
4 12 (4.82%) Terraform
5 6 (2.41%) HP ALM
6 5 (2.01%) CA Service Virtualization
6 5 (2.01%) Salt
7 4 (1.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 4 (1.61%) Kibana
7 4 (1.61%) Mesos
7 4 (1.61%) WSUS
8 3 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (1.20%) SCCM
8 3 (1.20%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.80%) Nagios
10 1 (0.40%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (9.64%) VMware
2 17 (6.83%) SAP
3 11 (4.42%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.02%) Google
4 10 (4.02%) Oracle
5 7 (2.81%) Facebook
5 7 (2.81%) HP
6 5 (2.01%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.01%) CA
6 5 (2.01%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.20%) Perforce
8 2 (0.80%) New Relic
9 1 (0.40%) Apple
9 1 (0.40%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.40%) Splunk