Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > South West
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 168 148
Rank change year-on-year +87 -20 -13
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 391 187 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.84% 1.79% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.52% 3.12% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 302 169 226
South West median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,650 £23,750
90th Percentile £71,125 £65,000 £70,000
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 5,997 5,985 6,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.92% 57.43% 56.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5,062 5,042 5,706
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +62 164 £57,500 +15.00% 26
Dorset +24 57 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Somerset +34 46 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Gloucestershire +14 43 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Devon +27 38 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Wiltshire +21 35 £47,500 -13.64% 5
Cornwall - 1 £57,500 - 2
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 239 (61.13%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (48.59%) C#
3 189 (48.34%) TDD
4 182 (46.55%) Python
5 169 (43.22%) .NET
6 166 (42.46%) BDD
7 163 (41.69%) Git (software)
8 142 (36.32%) Node.js
9 137 (35.04%) RESTful
10 133 (34.02%) NoSQL
11 126 (32.23%) Java
12 125 (31.97%) SQL Server
13 121 (30.95%) MVC
14 119 (30.43%) Web Application Development
15 117 (29.92%) ASP.NET Web API
15 117 (29.92%) ASP.NET
16 116 (29.67%) JavaScript
16 116 (29.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 116 (29.67%) ASP.NET MVC
17 107 (27.37%) WCF
18 102 (26.09%) Linux
19 99 (25.32%) AngularJS
20 91 (23.27%) Test Automation
21 85 (21.74%) SQL
22 84 (21.48%) Jenkins
22 84 (21.48%) SQL Server 2016
23 81 (20.72%) .NET Framework
24 80 (20.46%) Entity Framework
24 80 (20.46%) Code First Entity Framework
25 78 (19.95%) CSS

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 17 (4.35%) Apache
1 17 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (4.09%) Confluence
2 16 (4.09%) IIS
2 16 (4.09%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.81%) Apache Spark
3 11 (2.81%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.28%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.77%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.51%) Drupal
6 2 (0.51%) ThingWorx
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.26%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 68 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.58%) PaaS
3 14 (3.58%) SaaS
4 13 (3.32%) TestFlight
5 10 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (2.05%) IaaS
7 7 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.28%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (1.28%) GitHub
8 5 (1.28%) OpenShift
8 5 (1.28%) Serverless
9 4 (1.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (1.02%) Route 53
9 4 (1.02%) Slack
9 4 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.46%) Internet
2 25 (6.39%) HTTP
3 15 (3.84%) MQTT
4 12 (3.07%) VPN
5 11 (2.81%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.56%) SSL
7 8 (2.05%) Firewall
8 7 (1.79%) DNS
9 4 (1.02%) Wireless
10 2 (0.51%) Network Security
11 1 (0.26%) LAN
11 1 (0.26%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.26%) WAN
11 1 (0.26%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (34.02%) NoSQL
2 125 (31.97%) SQL Server
3 84 (21.48%) SQL Server 2016
4 45 (11.51%) MySQL
5 40 (10.23%) MongoDB
5 40 (10.23%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (8.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 16 (4.09%) Big Data
8 15 (3.84%) Hadoop
9 12 (3.07%) Data Mining
10 11 (2.81%) Neo4j
11 9 (2.30%) Apache Accumulo
12 8 (2.05%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.79%) Blockchain
13 7 (1.79%) MariaDB
14 6 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 4 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
17 2 (0.51%) Apache Hive
17 2 (0.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 163 (41.69%) Git (software)
2 84 (21.48%) Jenkins
3 72 (18.41%) Cucumber
4 59 (15.09%) Selenium
5 53 (13.55%) JIRA
6 39 (9.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 32 (8.18%) Maven
8 29 (7.42%) JUnit
8 29 (7.42%) SoapUI
8 29 (7.42%) SpecFlow
9 27 (6.91%) Ant
9 27 (6.91%) Eclipse
10 26 (6.65%) HP UFT
11 24 (6.14%) JMeter
11 24 (6.14%) Visual Studio
12 23 (5.88%) Calabash
13 22 (5.63%) Appium
14 20 (5.12%) PHPUnit
15 17 (4.35%) TeamCity
16 13 (3.32%) WATIR
General
1 41 (10.49%) Advertising
1 41 (10.49%) Finance
2 24 (6.14%) Retail
3 23 (5.88%) Marketing
3 23 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 20 (5.12%) Electronics
4 20 (5.12%) Manufacturing
4 20 (5.12%) Music Industry
5 10 (2.56%) Banking
6 4 (1.02%) Games
6 4 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 223 (57.03%) Developer
2 117 (29.92%) .NET Developer
3 36 (9.21%) DevOps Engineer
4 32 (8.18%) Tester
5 29 (7.42%) Full Stack Developer
6 27 (6.91%) Ruby Developer
7 24 (6.14%) Automation Tester
8 21 (5.37%) Web Developer
9 20 (5.12%) PHP Developer
9 20 (5.12%) Test Leader
10 18 (4.60%) Linux Engineer
10 18 (4.60%) Software Engineer
10 18 (4.60%) Test Manager
11 17 (4.35%) Test Automation Manager
12 14 (3.58%) Java Developer
13 12 (3.07%) Machine Learning Researcher
13 12 (3.07%) Senior DevOps
13 12 (3.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 12 (3.07%) Site Engineer
14 11 (2.81%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (43.22%) .NET
2 142 (36.32%) Node.js
3 137 (35.04%) RESTful
4 117 (29.92%) ASP.NET
4 117 (29.92%) ASP.NET Web API
5 116 (29.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 116 (29.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 107 (27.37%) WCF
7 99 (25.32%) AngularJS
8 81 (20.72%) .NET Framework
9 80 (20.46%) Code First Entity Framework
9 80 (20.46%) Entity Framework
10 78 (19.95%) CSS
11 69 (17.65%) HTML
12 57 (14.58%) REST
13 54 (13.81%) Ruby on Rails
14 47 (12.02%) jQuery
15 40 (10.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 34 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
17 30 (7.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.23%) Computer Science
2 38 (9.72%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (7.16%) Mobile App
4 27 (6.91%) User Experience
5 25 (6.39%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (3.84%) Public Cloud
7 13 (3.32%) Algorithms
8 12 (3.07%) Embedded Systems
9 11 (2.81%) Management Information System
10 9 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (2.30%) Fintech
11 4 (1.02%) CESG
11 4 (1.02%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.77%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.77%) Linked Data
12 3 (0.77%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.51%) Arduino
13 2 (0.51%) BBC
13 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.51%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 102 (26.09%) Linux
2 55 (14.07%) Unix
3 33 (8.44%) Windows
4 15 (3.84%) Android
4 15 (3.84%) Apple iOS
4 15 (3.84%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.30%) CentOS
6 7 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.53%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.28%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.26%) Debian
9 1 (0.26%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.26%) SUSE
9 1 (0.26%) VMS
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (61.13%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (48.34%) TDD
3 166 (42.46%) BDD
4 121 (30.95%) MVC
5 119 (30.43%) Web Application Development
6 91 (23.27%) Test Automation
7 67 (17.14%) OO
8 65 (16.62%) DevOps
9 60 (15.35%) Open Source
10 55 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (12.53%) Software Engineering
12 38 (9.72%) Microservices
13 33 (8.44%) Scrum
13 33 (8.44%) Web Development
14 32 (8.18%) Project Management
14 32 (8.18%) Software Testing
15 31 (7.93%) Waterfall
16 28 (7.16%) Kanban
17 26 (6.65%) Machine Learning
18 24 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 190 (48.59%) C#
2 182 (46.55%) Python
3 126 (32.23%) Java
4 116 (29.67%) JavaScript
5 85 (21.74%) SQL
6 32 (8.18%) Bash Shell
7 31 (7.93%) C++
8 29 (7.42%) PHP
9 27 (6.91%) Groovy
10 25 (6.39%) Perl
11 22 (5.63%) VBScript
12 21 (5.37%) Jython
13 12 (3.07%) Shell Script
14 11 (2.81%) C
14 11 (2.81%) F#
15 5 (1.28%) Go
15 5 (1.28%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.02%) Pascal
16 4 (1.02%) Scala
16 4 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (14.83%) Degree
2 27 (6.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (5.37%) ISTQB
4 17 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 13 (3.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (3.07%) PhD
7 11 (2.81%) Numerate Degree
8 10 (2.56%) DV Cleared
9 8 (2.05%) ISEB
10 6 (1.53%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.02%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (0.77%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.26%) CEH
13 1 (0.26%) CHECK Team Leader
13 1 (0.26%) CHECK Team Member
13 1 (0.26%) CISA
13 1 (0.26%) CISSP
13 1 (0.26%) OSCP
13 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 54 (13.81%) Docker
2 8 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.28%) GlusterFS
4 4 (1.02%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.77%) LXC
6 2 (0.51%) HDFS
6 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 63 (16.11%) Ansible
2 53 (13.55%) Puppet
3 38 (9.72%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (7.16%) Capistrano
5 22 (5.63%) CA Service Virtualization
5 22 (5.63%) HP ALM
5 22 (5.63%) Terraform
6 19 (4.86%) Kubernetes
7 13 (3.32%) HockeyApp
8 10 (2.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 10 (2.56%) Kibana
8 10 (2.56%) Salt
8 10 (2.56%) WSUS
9 7 (1.79%) Nagios
10 4 (1.02%) OSSEC
11 2 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.51%) Graphite
11 2 (0.51%) Packer
12 1 (0.26%) Rancher
12 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 37 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.65%) CA
3 24 (6.14%) SAP
4 22 (5.63%) HP
5 15 (3.84%) Google
6 13 (3.32%) Facebook
6 13 (3.32%) Xamarin
7 12 (3.07%) CA Agile Central
7 12 (3.07%) Oracle
8 10 (2.56%) VMware
9 9 (2.30%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.28%) New Relic
10 5 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.02%) IBM
11 4 (1.02%) Micro Focus
12 3 (0.77%) Intel
13 2 (0.51%) Apple
13 2 (0.51%) Nokia
13 2 (0.51%) Zend
14 1 (0.26%) Capita