Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South West
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 98 151
Rank change year-on-year -54 +53 -13
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 195 352 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.99% 3.26% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% 5.47% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 176 283 199
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £34,689 £35,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £59,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +12.38% -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 5,648 6,438 6,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 57.51% 59.69% 59.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4,588 5,422 5,138
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 -53 52 £52,500 -4.55% 5
Gloucestershire +1 44 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Devon +10 37 £50,000 - 2
Somerset -10 36 £42,500 -15.00%
Wiltshire +2 23 £46,000 +15.00% 1
Dorset -57 1 £52,500 +20.00% 5
Cornwall - 1 £31,500 -
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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.

1 133 (68.21%) Python
2 111 (56.92%) Linux
3 107 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (49.23%) Java
5 92 (47.18%) Test Automation
6 81 (41.54%) C#
7 77 (39.49%) Amazon AWS
8 75 (38.46%) DevOps
9 69 (35.38%) JavaScript
10 66 (33.85%) Docker
11 61 (31.28%) Git (software)
12 57 (29.23%) TDD
13 55 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
13 55 (28.21%) Bash Shell
14 51 (26.15%) Software Engineering
15 47 (24.10%) Continuous Delivery
16 46 (23.59%) Node.js
16 46 (23.59%) Selenium
16 46 (23.59%) MongoDB
17 45 (23.08%) Cucumber
17 45 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
18 44 (22.56%) SQL
19 42 (21.54%) MySQL
19 42 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
20 41 (21.03%) Security Cleared
21 39 (20.00%) Puppet
22 38 (19.49%) C++
22 38 (19.49%) Configuration Management
23 36 (18.46%) Kubernetes
24 35 (17.95%) Jenkins

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 16 (8.21%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (6.15%) JBoss
3 7 (3.59%) Apache
4 6 (3.08%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.05%) nginx
6 2 (1.03%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (4.10%) Adobe XD
1 8 (4.10%) InVision
1 8 (4.10%) Photoshop
1 8 (4.10%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 77 (39.49%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (13.85%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (13.33%) Amazon S3
5 14 (7.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
6 13 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
6 13 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (6.67%) Serverless
7 12 (6.15%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (6.15%) GitHub
8 8 (4.10%) SaaS
9 4 (2.05%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 4 (2.05%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (1.03%) DigitalOcean
11 2 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.10%) VPN
2 5 (2.56%) DNS
3 4 (2.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.54%) Network Security
5 2 (1.03%) Firewall
5 2 (1.03%) HTTP
5 2 (1.03%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.03%) IPv4
5 2 (1.03%) IPv6
5 2 (1.03%) VLAN
6 1 (0.51%) AMQP
6 1 (0.51%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.51%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (23.59%) MongoDB
2 42 (21.54%) MySQL
3 31 (15.90%) Hadoop
4 23 (11.79%) Amazon RDS
5 17 (8.72%) NoSQL
6 16 (8.21%) MariaDB
6 16 (8.21%) Relational Database
7 12 (6.15%) Neo4j
8 11 (5.64%) RDBMS
9 7 (3.59%) CouchDB
10 6 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.56%) Geospatial Data
11 5 (2.56%) GIS
11 5 (2.56%) Redis
12 4 (2.05%) Apache Accumulo
12 4 (2.05%) BigQuery
12 4 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (2.05%) SQL Server
13 3 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.54%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 61 (31.28%) Git (software)
2 46 (23.59%) Selenium
3 45 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 35 (17.95%) Jenkins
5 24 (12.31%) SpecFlow
6 21 (10.77%) JMeter
7 15 (7.69%) Subversion
8 14 (7.18%) Vagrant
9 13 (6.67%) GitLab
9 13 (6.67%) JIRA
10 12 (6.15%) LoadRunner
11 11 (5.64%) Protractor
12 10 (5.13%) Visual Studio
13 9 (4.62%) SoapUI
14 8 (4.10%) Balsamiq
14 8 (4.10%) gulp
14 8 (4.10%) Jasmine
14 8 (4.10%) Karma Test Runner
14 8 (4.10%) webpack
15 7 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (4.10%) Games
2 5 (2.56%) Banking
2 5 (2.56%) Finance
3 3 (1.54%) Electronics
3 3 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.54%) Marketing
3 3 (1.54%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.03%) Retail
5 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (18.97%) Developer
2 34 (17.44%) Software Engineer
3 33 (16.92%) Test Engineer
4 27 (13.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 24 (12.31%) Test Automation Engineer
6 16 (8.21%) Analyst
6 16 (8.21%) AWS Engineer
7 15 (7.69%) Automation Tester
7 15 (7.69%) Tester
8 13 (6.67%) Python Developer
8 13 (6.67%) Test Analyst
9 12 (6.15%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (6.15%) Senior DevOps
9 12 (6.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.62%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.10%) C# Developer
11 8 (4.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (3.59%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (23.59%) Node.js
2 34 (17.44%) HTML
3 29 (14.87%) AngularJS
4 27 (13.85%) jQuery
5 23 (11.79%) React
5 23 (11.79%) REST
6 19 (9.74%) Web Services
7 16 (8.21%) CSS
8 15 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (7.18%) Hibernate
10 13 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
10 13 (6.67%) Gherkin
10 13 (6.67%) Kafka
11 12 (6.15%) EJB
12 11 (5.64%) React Native
12 11 (5.64%) Spring
12 11 (5.64%) Vue.js
13 9 (4.62%) Java EE
14 8 (4.10%) D3.js
14 8 (4.10%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (11.28%) Linux Command Line
2 21 (10.77%) Clustering
3 13 (6.67%) Replication
4 8 (4.10%) User Experience
5 5 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.05%) Fintech
6 4 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.03%) PKI
7 2 (1.03%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.51%) BBC
8 1 (0.51%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 111 (56.92%) Linux
2 34 (17.44%) Windows
3 28 (14.36%) Unix
4 25 (12.82%) Ubuntu
5 13 (6.67%) CentOS
6 11 (5.64%) Debian
7 4 (2.05%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.51%) Android
8 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (47.18%) Test Automation
3 75 (38.46%) DevOps
4 57 (29.23%) TDD
5 51 (26.15%) Software Engineering
6 47 (24.10%) Continuous Delivery
7 45 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
8 42 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (19.49%) Configuration Management
10 32 (16.41%) Software Testing
11 29 (14.87%) Performance Tuning
12 26 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
13 23 (11.79%) OO
14 22 (11.28%) MVC
14 22 (11.28%) SDLC
14 22 (11.28%) Task Automation
15 20 (10.26%) Analytics
15 20 (10.26%) Test Strategy
16 19 (9.74%) Exploratory Testing
16 19 (9.74%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 133 (68.21%) Python
2 96 (49.23%) Java
3 81 (41.54%) C#
4 69 (35.38%) JavaScript
5 55 (28.21%) Bash Shell
6 44 (22.56%) SQL
7 38 (19.49%) C++
8 34 (17.44%) PHP
9 29 (14.87%) Go
9 29 (14.87%) Perl
10 27 (13.85%) PowerShell
11 23 (11.79%) TypeScript
12 20 (10.26%) C
13 12 (6.15%) Shell Script
14 9 (4.62%) ES6
14 9 (4.62%) Groovy
15 8 (4.10%) Java 8
16 5 (2.56%) R
17 3 (1.54%) Apple Swift
17 3 (1.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 41 (21.03%) Security Cleared
2 31 (15.90%) DV Cleared
3 27 (13.85%) ISTQB
4 26 (13.33%) ISEB
5 17 (8.72%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (3.59%) Degree
7 5 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.03%) PhD
8 2 (1.03%) RHCE
8 2 (1.03%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.23%) QA
System Software
1 66 (33.85%) Docker
2 18 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.21%) Hyper-V
4 14 (7.18%) KVM
5 11 (5.64%) Xen
6 8 (4.10%) Btrfs
6 8 (4.10%) Ceph
6 8 (4.10%) DRBD
7 3 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.54%) vSphere
8 2 (1.03%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.51%) Samba
Systems Management
1 39 (20.00%) Puppet
2 36 (18.46%) Kubernetes
3 31 (15.90%) Terraform
4 29 (14.87%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (9.23%) Nagios
6 16 (8.21%) Ansible
7 15 (7.69%) Prometheus
7 15 (7.69%) ZABBIX
8 13 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
9 12 (6.15%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (5.64%) Graphite
11 8 (4.10%) Oracle ZFS
12 4 (2.05%) Check_MK
13 2 (1.03%) Grafana
14 1 (0.51%) Cloudify
14 1 (0.51%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 19 (9.74%) VMware
2 18 (9.23%) Oracle
3 13 (6.67%) HP
4 11 (5.64%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.10%) Adobe
5 8 (4.10%) Citrix
5 8 (4.10%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 7 (3.59%) Atlassian
6 7 (3.59%) Google
6 7 (3.59%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.56%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (1.54%) SAP
9 2 (1.03%) Cisco
9 2 (1.03%) Perforce
9 2 (1.03%) Zend
10 1 (0.51%) Apple
10 1 (0.51%) Facebook
10 1 (0.51%) Sony
10 1 (0.51%) Yahoo!