Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South West
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 151 141
Rank change year-on-year +52 -10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 352 206 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.31% 2.03% 2.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.54% 3.41% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 283 195 239
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £35,000 £26,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +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 6,353 6,038 6,315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 59.75% 59.44% 56.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5,353 5,110 5,422
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 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +42 146 £55,000 +12.82% 22
Dorset +8 65 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Somerset +54 47 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Gloucestershire 0 41 £47,500 +15.85% 5
Devon +13 25 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Wiltshire +5 23 £40,000 -8.57% 2
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 210 (59.66%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (53.13%) Python
3 152 (43.18%) C#
3 152 (43.18%) TDD
4 149 (42.33%) Git (software)
5 131 (37.22%) BDD
6 128 (36.36%) .NET
7 124 (35.23%) RESTful
8 122 (34.66%) Java
9 120 (34.09%) Node.js
10 114 (32.39%) JavaScript
11 108 (30.68%) NoSQL
12 105 (29.83%) SQL Server
13 103 (29.26%) MVC
14 102 (28.98%) Web Application Development
15 100 (28.41%) ASP.NET MVC
15 100 (28.41%) ASP.NET
16 99 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
16 99 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 93 (26.42%) AngularJS
18 87 (24.72%) WCF
19 83 (23.58%) Linux
20 75 (21.31%) Jenkins
20 75 (21.31%) SQL Server 2016
21 74 (21.02%) CSS
21 74 (21.02%) .NET Framework
22 73 (20.74%) Entity Framework
22 73 (20.74%) Code First Entity Framework
23 68 (19.32%) DevOps
24 65 (18.47%) Test Automation

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 18 (5.11%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (4.26%) Confluence
3 12 (3.41%) Apache
4 10 (2.84%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.27%) IIS
6 7 (1.99%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.70%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.85%) nginx
8 3 (0.85%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.57%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.57%) JBoss
10 1 (0.28%) Drupal
10 1 (0.28%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 45 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.69%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.27%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (1.70%) SaaS
6 6 (1.70%) TestFlight
7 4 (1.14%) PaaS
7 4 (1.14%) Slack
7 4 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.85%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.85%) Serverless
9 2 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.57%) GitHub
9 2 (0.57%) Route 53
9 2 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (11.08%) Internet
2 13 (3.69%) HTTP
3 6 (1.70%) MQTT
3 6 (1.70%) Network Security
4 5 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.42%) VPN
5 3 (0.85%) Firewall
5 3 (0.85%) SSL
6 2 (0.57%) DNS
7 1 (0.28%) LAN
7 1 (0.28%) SMS
7 1 (0.28%) WAN
7 1 (0.28%) Wireless
7 1 (0.28%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (30.68%) NoSQL
2 105 (29.83%) SQL Server
3 75 (21.31%) SQL Server 2016
4 51 (14.49%) MySQL
5 32 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 27 (7.67%) Big Data
7 25 (7.10%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (6.82%) SQL Server 2014
9 18 (5.11%) Hadoop
10 17 (4.83%) Blockchain
11 14 (3.98%) Data Mining
12 10 (2.84%) Neo4j
13 9 (2.56%) Relational Database
14 8 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
15 6 (1.70%) Apache Accumulo
16 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database
16 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (1.14%) OrientDB
17 3 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 3 (0.85%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 149 (42.33%) Git (software)
2 75 (21.31%) Jenkins
3 52 (14.77%) JIRA
4 47 (13.35%) Cucumber
5 40 (11.36%) Selenium
6 28 (7.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 25 (7.10%) PHPUnit
8 24 (6.82%) Maven
9 20 (5.68%) JMeter
9 20 (5.68%) SoapUI
10 19 (5.40%) Ant
10 19 (5.40%) Eclipse
10 19 (5.40%) TeamCity
11 16 (4.55%) SpecFlow
12 15 (4.26%) JUnit
13 13 (3.69%) HP UFT
13 13 (3.69%) Visual Studio
14 12 (3.41%) Appium
15 11 (3.13%) Calabash
16 10 (2.84%) Bitbucket
General
1 47 (13.35%) Finance
2 30 (8.52%) Retail
3 25 (7.10%) Advertising
4 22 (6.25%) Marketing
5 21 (5.97%) Music Industry
6 19 (5.40%) Telecoms
7 18 (5.11%) Electronics
7 18 (5.11%) Manufacturing
8 14 (3.98%) Banking
9 4 (1.14%) Games
9 4 (1.14%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 200 (56.82%) Developer
2 99 (28.13%) .NET Developer
3 35 (9.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (7.67%) Backend Developer
5 26 (7.39%) Ruby Developer
5 26 (7.39%) Test Engineer
6 25 (7.10%) PHP Developer
7 24 (6.82%) Software Engineer
8 23 (6.53%) Test Automation Engineer
8 23 (6.53%) Web Developer
9 20 (5.68%) Java Developer
10 17 (4.83%) Full Stack Developer
10 17 (4.83%) Linux Engineer
11 14 (3.98%) Machine Learning Researcher
11 14 (3.98%) Senior Developer
11 14 (3.98%) Software Developer
12 13 (3.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 13 (3.69%) Internet Developer
13 12 (3.41%) Lead Developer
13 12 (3.41%) Messaging Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (36.36%) .NET
2 124 (35.23%) RESTful
3 120 (34.09%) Node.js
4 100 (28.41%) ASP.NET
4 100 (28.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 99 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 99 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 93 (26.42%) AngularJS
7 87 (24.72%) WCF
8 74 (21.02%) .NET Framework
8 74 (21.02%) CSS
9 73 (20.74%) Code First Entity Framework
9 73 (20.74%) Entity Framework
10 58 (16.48%) HTML
11 47 (13.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 41 (11.65%) jQuery
13 39 (11.08%) REST
14 35 (9.94%) Ruby on Rails
15 33 (9.38%) KnockoutJS
16 27 (7.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.80%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 24 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.26%) Algorithms
5 14 (3.98%) User Experience
6 13 (3.69%) Fintech
7 10 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.99%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.42%) Wiki
10 4 (1.14%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.14%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.57%) CESG
11 2 (0.57%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.28%) Cyber Defence
12 1 (0.28%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.28%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 83 (23.58%) Linux
2 41 (11.65%) Unix
3 31 (8.81%) Windows
4 13 (3.69%) Android
4 13 (3.69%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.13%) CentOS
6 9 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.70%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.42%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.14%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.85%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.28%) Debian
11 1 (0.28%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (59.66%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (43.18%) TDD
3 131 (37.22%) BDD
4 103 (29.26%) MVC
5 102 (28.98%) Web Application Development
6 68 (19.32%) DevOps
7 65 (18.47%) Test Automation
8 56 (15.91%) OO
9 55 (15.63%) Software Engineering
10 54 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
11 50 (14.20%) Open Source
12 38 (10.80%) Kanban
13 37 (10.51%) Microservices
14 34 (9.66%) Pair Programming
15 33 (9.38%) Artificial Intelligence
15 33 (9.38%) Scrum
16 32 (9.09%) Web Development
17 31 (8.81%) Machine Learning
17 31 (8.81%) Project Management
18 27 (7.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 187 (53.13%) Python
2 152 (43.18%) C#
3 122 (34.66%) Java
4 114 (32.39%) JavaScript
5 57 (16.19%) SQL
6 35 (9.94%) Bash Shell
6 35 (9.94%) PHP
7 31 (8.81%) Perl
8 23 (6.53%) C++
9 15 (4.26%) Shell Script
10 14 (3.98%) Groovy
11 13 (3.69%) F#
12 10 (2.84%) C
13 9 (2.56%) Jython
13 9 (2.56%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.56%) VBScript
14 8 (2.27%) Scala
15 7 (1.99%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.70%) Go
16 6 (1.70%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 32 (9.09%) Degree
2 19 (5.40%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (4.55%) ISTQB
5 14 (3.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (3.98%) PhD
6 11 (3.13%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.99%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.14%) ISEB
8 4 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.57%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.28%) CEH
10 1 (0.28%) CHECK Team Leader
10 1 (0.28%) CHECK Team Member
10 1 (0.28%) CISA
10 1 (0.28%) CISSP
10 1 (0.28%) OSCP
10 1 (0.28%) RHCE
10 1 (0.28%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.69%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) GCP
2 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 54 (15.34%) Docker
2 15 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.70%) VMware Server
5 5 (1.42%) KVM
5 5 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.42%) vSphere
6 4 (1.14%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.85%) GlusterFS
8 2 (0.57%) HDFS
8 2 (0.57%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.28%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 63 (17.90%) Puppet
2 41 (11.65%) Ansible
3 38 (10.80%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (8.24%) Kubernetes
5 18 (5.11%) Terraform
6 16 (4.55%) Capistrano
7 12 (3.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 12 (3.41%) Kibana
7 12 (3.41%) WSUS
8 9 (2.56%) CA Service Virtualization
8 9 (2.56%) HP ALM
9 6 (1.70%) HockeyApp
10 5 (1.42%) Nagios
11 4 (1.14%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (1.14%) SCCM
11 4 (1.14%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.85%) Salt
13 2 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.57%) Mesos
13 2 (0.57%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 32 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.25%) SAP
2 22 (6.25%) VMware
3 19 (5.40%) Oracle
4 16 (4.55%) Google
5 13 (3.69%) CA
6 10 (2.84%) Facebook
6 10 (2.84%) HP
6 10 (2.84%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.56%) CA Agile Central
8 6 (1.70%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.42%) New Relic
10 4 (1.14%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.14%) IBM
10 4 (1.14%) Micro Focus
10 4 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.85%) Apple
11 3 (0.85%) Perforce
12 1 (0.28%) Splunk
12 1 (0.28%) Zend