Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 123 169
Rank change year-on-year -29 +46 -67
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 208 266 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.02% 2.64% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 4.40% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 161 217 163
South West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £29,800
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £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 6,237 6,052 6,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.58% 60.11% 55.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,231 5,143 5,171
South West median annual salary £44,529 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.61% +2.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -18 115 £55,000 - 23
Somerset +54 35 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Gloucestershire -12 24 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Wiltshire -12 15 £47,000 +17.50% 2
Dorset -32 13 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Devon 0 6 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 144 (69.23%) Python
2 98 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (42.79%) Java
4 82 (39.42%) Linux
5 75 (36.06%) JavaScript
6 73 (35.10%) C#
6 73 (35.10%) Git (software)
7 61 (29.33%) Jenkins
8 58 (27.88%) Amazon AWS
9 55 (26.44%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (25.48%) Open Source
11 50 (24.04%) DevOps
12 47 (22.60%) TDD
13 45 (21.63%) Unix
14 43 (20.67%) MySQL
15 42 (20.19%) Test Automation
16 41 (19.71%) CSS
16 41 (19.71%) Docker
17 38 (18.27%) Puppet
18 37 (17.79%) REST
18 37 (17.79%) PHP
19 36 (17.31%) Internet
19 36 (17.31%) jQuery
19 36 (17.31%) Bash Shell
20 35 (16.83%) .NET
21 33 (15.87%) HTML
22 32 (15.38%) Workflow
23 31 (14.90%) Time Management
23 31 (14.90%) BDD
24 30 (14.42%) PHPUnit

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 7 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.88%) CMS
3 4 (1.92%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.92%) Confluence
3 4 (1.92%) nginx
3 4 (1.92%) SAS
4 3 (1.44%) IIS
5 2 (0.96%) Apache
5 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.48%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.48%) InVision
1 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 58 (27.88%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (8.65%) SaaS
4 9 (4.33%) Amazon S3
5 7 (3.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.48%) GitHub
9 1 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.31%) Internet
2 7 (3.37%) Network Security
3 6 (2.88%) HTTP
3 6 (2.88%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.44%) VLAN
5 2 (0.96%) Firewall
5 2 (0.96%) VPN
6 1 (0.48%) DNS
6 1 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.48%) SMS
6 1 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (20.67%) MySQL
2 21 (10.10%) SQL Server
3 17 (8.17%) SQL Server 2016
4 16 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 14 (6.73%) Big Data
6 11 (5.29%) MongoDB
7 10 (4.81%) Data Mining
8 9 (4.33%) Hadoop
9 8 (3.85%) Neo4j
10 7 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (2.88%) Blockchain
12 5 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.96%) Redis
14 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.48%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.48%) Geospatial Data
14 1 (0.48%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 73 (35.10%) Git (software)
2 61 (29.33%) Jenkins
3 30 (14.42%) PHPUnit
4 29 (13.94%) Selenium
5 28 (13.46%) Cucumber
6 26 (12.50%) SpecFlow
7 18 (8.65%) JIRA
8 14 (6.73%) Maven
9 13 (6.25%) SoapUI
10 12 (5.77%) GitLab
10 12 (5.77%) JMeter
11 11 (5.29%) Visual Studio
12 10 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (4.81%) TeamCity
13 9 (4.33%) Bitbucket
13 9 (4.33%) JBehave
13 9 (4.33%) Vagrant
13 9 (4.33%) WebDriver
14 7 (3.37%) git-flow
15 5 (2.40%) Appium
General
1 30 (14.42%) Retail
2 19 (9.13%) Finance
3 16 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 14 (6.73%) Electronics
4 14 (6.73%) Manufacturing
4 14 (6.73%) Marketing
5 7 (3.37%) Games
5 7 (3.37%) Law
6 5 (2.40%) Advertising
7 3 (1.44%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 96 (46.15%) Developer
2 33 (15.87%) PHP Developer
3 30 (14.42%) Backend Developer
4 26 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 25 (12.02%) DevOps Engineer
5 25 (12.02%) Test Automation Engineer
6 20 (9.62%) Software Developer
7 19 (9.13%) .NET Developer
8 18 (8.65%) Lead Developer
9 16 (7.69%) Lead Software Developer
9 16 (7.69%) Web Developer
10 15 (7.21%) PHP Web Developer
11 14 (6.73%) Automation Tester
11 14 (6.73%) Tester
12 12 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
13 10 (4.81%) Machine Learning Researcher
14 9 (4.33%) AWS Engineer
14 9 (4.33%) Cloud Developer
15 8 (3.85%) Administrator
15 8 (3.85%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (19.71%) CSS
2 37 (17.79%) REST
3 36 (17.31%) jQuery
4 35 (16.83%) .NET
5 33 (15.87%) HTML
6 30 (14.42%) Laravel
6 30 (14.42%) Node.js
7 26 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 25 (12.02%) Ruby on Rails
9 20 (9.62%) HTML5
9 20 (9.62%) RESTful
10 19 (9.13%) ASP.NET
11 18 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 14 (6.73%) .NET Framework
13 14 (6.73%) Entity Framework
13 14 (6.73%) WCF
14 13 (6.25%) Code First Entity Framework
15 10 (4.81%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.73%) Algorithms
1 14 (6.73%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.81%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.85%) User Experience
5 7 (3.37%) Cybercrime
5 7 (3.37%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.88%) Cyber Defence
7 4 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.44%) Fintech
8 3 (1.44%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.96%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.96%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.96%) Xbox
10 1 (0.48%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.48%) Industry 4.0
10 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.48%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 82 (39.42%) Linux
2 45 (21.63%) Unix
3 27 (12.98%) Windows
4 13 (6.25%) Android
4 13 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.37%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.88%) CentOS
6 6 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.96%) Debian
8 1 (0.48%) VMS
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (26.44%) Continuous Integration
3 53 (25.48%) Open Source
4 50 (24.04%) DevOps
5 47 (22.60%) TDD
6 42 (20.19%) Test Automation
7 32 (15.38%) Workflow
8 31 (14.90%) BDD
8 31 (14.90%) Time Management
9 30 (14.42%) Project Management
9 30 (14.42%) Software Engineering
10 27 (12.98%) Artificial Intelligence
10 27 (12.98%) Machine Learning
11 22 (10.58%) Data Science
12 19 (9.13%) Continuous Delivery
12 19 (9.13%) MVC
12 19 (9.13%) Web Development
13 18 (8.65%) Web Application Development
14 15 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (7.21%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 144 (69.23%) Python
2 89 (42.79%) Java
3 75 (36.06%) JavaScript
4 73 (35.10%) C#
5 37 (17.79%) PHP
6 36 (17.31%) Bash Shell
7 30 (14.42%) C++
8 23 (11.06%) Perl
8 23 (11.06%) SQL
9 22 (10.58%) PowerShell
10 13 (6.25%) Go
11 12 (5.77%) Shell Script
12 11 (5.29%) C
12 11 (5.29%) Scala
13 4 (1.92%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.92%) F#
13 4 (1.92%) Groovy
13 4 (1.92%) Kotlin
13 4 (1.92%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (9.13%) Degree
1 19 (9.13%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.21%) Computer Science Degree
2 15 (7.21%) DV Cleared
3 11 (5.29%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.81%) PhD
5 3 (1.44%) ISEB
5 3 (1.44%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.96%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.48%) CCNP
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.48%) RHCE
7 1 (0.48%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.10%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (19.71%) Docker
2 12 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.37%) VMware Server
3 7 (3.37%) vSphere
4 6 (2.88%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.92%) KVM
5 4 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.44%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.48%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 38 (18.27%) Puppet
2 30 (14.42%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (10.10%) Ansible
4 14 (6.73%) Kubernetes
5 9 (4.33%) Terraform
6 5 (2.40%) Salt
7 4 (1.92%) HP ALM
7 4 (1.92%) Kibana
8 3 (1.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 3 (1.44%) CA Service Virtualization
8 3 (1.44%) Mesos
8 3 (1.44%) WSUS
9 2 (0.96%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.96%) Nagios
10 1 (0.48%) FreeIPA
10 1 (0.48%) Graylog
10 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.48%) linkerd
10 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 17 (8.17%) VMware
2 14 (6.73%) SAP
3 12 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.85%) Google
5 5 (2.40%) Facebook
5 5 (2.40%) HP
5 5 (2.40%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.92%) Tableau
7 3 (1.44%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.44%) CA
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle
8 2 (0.96%) Perforce
9 1 (0.48%) Adobe
9 1 (0.48%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 1 (0.48%) New Relic
9 1 (0.48%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.48%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.48%) Splunk