Period
to 26 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 226 209 177
Rank change year-on-year -17 -32 -77
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 410 1,254 1,797
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.34% 1.62% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.30% 3.07% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 401 1,135 1,579
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 17,852 40,873 49,273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 58.24% 52.75% 54.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15,232 33,514 40,907
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in the UK excluding London

Ruby
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ruby in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Ruby in the UK excluding London

Ruby
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ruby in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Ruby in the UK excluding London

Ruby
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 26 November 2020. 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
North of England +38 170 £57,500 +15.00% 54
Yorkshire +43 86 £58,000 +16.00% 28
South East -46 81 £57,500 +9.52% 28
North West +38 77 £57,500 +9.52% 24
South West +16 57 £51,593 +14.65% 20
Midlands +86 39 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Scotland -15 32 £54,750 +9.50% 16
West Midlands +66 24 £57,500 +9.52% 12
Northern Ireland +11 15 £52,500 +23.53%
East Midlands +76 14 £47,500 +8.57% 9
East of England +67 14 £55,000 +10.00% 13
North East +12 7 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Wales +43 3 £57,500 +47.44% 1
Isle of Man -6 1 - -
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 295 (71.95%) Python
2 214 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (51.71%) DevOps
4 180 (43.90%) AWS
5 179 (43.66%) Docker
6 169 (41.22%) Terraform
7 163 (39.76%) Kubernetes
8 158 (38.54%) Java
9 151 (36.83%) Linux
10 146 (35.61%) JavaScript
11 131 (31.95%) Go
12 118 (28.78%) Software Engineering
13 115 (28.05%) Bash Shell
14 105 (25.61%) Configuration Management
15 98 (23.90%) SQL
15 98 (23.90%) Puppet
16 92 (22.44%) Azure
17 90 (21.95%) Jenkins
17 90 (21.95%) Infrastructure as Code
18 87 (21.22%) C#
19 81 (19.76%) Opscode Chef
20 79 (19.27%) Ruby on Rails
21 76 (18.54%) Ansible
22 70 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
23 68 (16.59%) Node.js
24 64 (15.61%) AWS CloudFormation
24 64 (15.61%) Problem-Solving
25 60 (14.63%) Git (software)
26 59 (14.39%) MySQL
27 57 (13.90%) PHP

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.44%) Apache
3 8 (1.95%) Confluence
4 6 (1.46%) nginx
4 6 (1.46%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.22%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.73%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.73%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.49%) Apache Pulsar
7 2 (0.49%) IIS
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.46%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 180 (43.90%) AWS
2 92 (22.44%) Azure
3 64 (15.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 43 (10.49%) GCP
5 40 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (9.02%) Amazon EKS
6 37 (9.02%) GitHub
7 24 (5.85%) Serverless
8 23 (5.61%) Datadog
9 22 (5.37%) Amazon EC2
9 22 (5.37%) AWS Lambda
9 22 (5.37%) SaaS
10 21 (5.12%) Route 53
11 18 (4.39%) Amazon S3
12 15 (3.66%) OpenShift
12 15 (3.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 14 (3.41%) AWS Fargate
14 12 (2.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 12 (2.93%) PaaS
15 10 (2.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.66%) Firewall
2 11 (2.68%) DNS
3 10 (2.44%) VPN
4 6 (1.46%) Internet
5 4 (0.98%) DHCP
5 4 (0.98%) HTTP
5 4 (0.98%) RTP
6 2 (0.49%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.49%) FlexRay
6 2 (0.49%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.49%) SSL
7 1 (0.24%) ATM
7 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (14.39%) MySQL
2 57 (13.90%) PostgreSQL
3 47 (11.46%) NoSQL
4 37 (9.02%) MongoDB
5 29 (7.07%) Redis
5 29 (7.07%) SQL Server
6 20 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
6 20 (4.88%) Cosmos DB
6 20 (4.88%) MariaDB
7 14 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.68%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (2.20%) Big Data
11 6 (1.46%) Essbase
12 5 (1.22%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.98%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.24%) GIS
15 1 (0.24%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 90 (21.95%) Jenkins
2 60 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 35 (8.54%) GitLab
4 26 (6.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 23 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (5.37%) Selenium
7 18 (4.39%) Cucumber
8 15 (3.66%) TeamCity
9 13 (3.17%) JIRA
9 13 (3.17%) Vagrant
10 12 (2.93%) RSpec
11 11 (2.68%) Maven
12 10 (2.44%) Artifactory
12 10 (2.44%) Subversion
13 9 (2.20%) Postman
13 9 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (1.71%) Gradle
15 6 (1.46%) CircleCI
15 6 (1.46%) SonarQube
15 6 (1.46%) Travis CI
General
1 41 (10.00%) Public Sector
2 22 (5.37%) Finance
3 19 (4.63%) Games
4 9 (2.20%) Retail
5 5 (1.22%) Marketing
6 4 (0.98%) Banking
7 3 (0.73%) Automotive
8 2 (0.49%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 154 (37.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 99 (24.15%) Developer
3 60 (14.63%) AWS Engineer
4 54 (13.17%) Software Engineer
5 51 (12.44%) AWS DevOps
5 51 (12.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 37 (9.02%) Ruby Developer
7 32 (7.80%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 32 (7.80%) Azure Engineer
8 31 (7.56%) Platform Engineer
9 28 (6.83%) Senior Developer
10 21 (5.12%) Senior DevOps
11 20 (4.88%) Azure DevOps
11 20 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 17 (4.15%) Architect
13 16 (3.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 14 (3.41%) Linux Engineer
14 14 (3.41%) Senior Software Engineer
15 11 (2.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 10 (2.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (19.27%) Ruby on Rails
2 68 (16.59%) Node.js
3 48 (11.71%) AngularJS
4 39 (9.51%) HTML
5 38 (9.27%) React
6 34 (8.29%) Web Services
7 33 (8.05%) Elastic Stack
7 33 (8.05%) Vue.js
8 31 (7.56%) CSS
9 21 (5.12%) .NET
10 14 (3.41%) HTML5
11 13 (3.17%) XML
12 11 (2.68%) jQuery
12 11 (2.68%) RESTful
13 10 (2.44%) CSS3
13 10 (2.44%) Redux
14 9 (2.20%) REST
15 8 (1.95%) Kafka
15 8 (1.95%) Spring
16 7 (1.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.80%) Enterprise Cloud
2 26 (6.34%) Linux Command Line
3 17 (4.15%) Public Cloud
4 12 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (2.68%) Algorithms
6 8 (1.95%) Cloud Native
6 8 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.71%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.46%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.46%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.98%) User Experience
10 3 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.49%) Clustering
11 2 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.49%) LIMS
11 2 (0.49%) Music Streaming
11 2 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 151 (36.83%) Linux
2 53 (12.93%) CentOS
2 53 (12.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (7.32%) Windows
4 17 (4.15%) Android
5 14 (3.41%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.68%) Unix
7 9 (2.20%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.71%) Mac OS X
9 6 (1.46%) CoreOS
10 5 (1.22%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.73%) Debian
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (51.71%) DevOps
3 118 (28.78%) Software Engineering
4 105 (25.61%) Configuration Management
5 90 (21.95%) Infrastructure as Code
6 70 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
7 64 (15.61%) Problem-Solving
8 48 (11.71%) TDD
9 47 (11.46%) Open Source
10 46 (11.22%) Deployment Automation
11 44 (10.73%) Test Automation
12 40 (9.76%) Microservices
13 34 (8.29%) Continuous Delivery
13 34 (8.29%) Load Balancing
14 33 (8.05%) OOP
15 31 (7.56%) High Availability
16 27 (6.59%) Migration
17 26 (6.34%) Analytics
18 24 (5.85%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
18 24 (5.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 295 (71.95%) Python
2 158 (38.54%) Java
3 146 (35.61%) JavaScript
4 131 (31.95%) Go
5 115 (28.05%) Bash Shell
6 98 (23.90%) SQL
7 87 (21.22%) C#
8 57 (13.90%) PHP
9 54 (13.17%) PowerShell
10 41 (10.00%) C++
11 33 (8.05%) TypeScript
12 30 (7.32%) Perl
13 28 (6.83%) Groovy
13 28 (6.83%) Scala
14 27 (6.59%) Kotlin
15 17 (4.15%) PL/SQL
16 12 (2.93%) Objective-C
16 12 (2.93%) Shell Script
17 11 (2.68%) C
18 7 (1.71%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 52 (12.68%) AWS Certification
2 20 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.41%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.93%) Degree
5 8 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.98%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.17%) QA
2 10 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.22%) NIST
4 4 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (0.73%) SLA
6 2 (0.49%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.24%) GDPR
7 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 179 (43.66%) Docker
2 10 (2.44%) VirtualBox
3 7 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.46%) GlusterFS
5 5 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.98%) KVM
6 4 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.98%) Xen
7 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.49%) Btrfs
7 2 (0.49%) Ceph
7 2 (0.49%) DRBD
7 2 (0.49%) Postfix
7 2 (0.49%) Samba
8 1 (0.24%) Firmware
8 1 (0.24%) LXC
8 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 169 (41.22%) Terraform
2 163 (39.76%) Kubernetes
3 98 (23.90%) Puppet
4 81 (19.76%) Opscode Chef
5 76 (18.54%) Ansible
6 47 (11.46%) Grafana
6 47 (11.46%) Prometheus
7 22 (5.37%) Graphite
8 17 (4.15%) Nagios
9 11 (2.68%) Packer
10 8 (1.95%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (1.46%) Consul
12 5 (1.22%) SCCM
13 4 (0.98%) Capistrano
13 4 (0.98%) Check_MK
14 3 (0.73%) Graylog
14 3 (0.73%) HAProxy
14 3 (0.73%) Marathon
14 3 (0.73%) Mesos
15 2 (0.49%) Rancher
Vendors
1 52 (12.68%) SaltStack
2 29 (7.07%) New Relic
3 21 (5.12%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.12%) Red Hat
4 19 (4.63%) Oracle
5 16 (3.90%) Google
6 11 (2.68%) Splunk
7 9 (2.20%) VMware
8 6 (1.46%) AppDynamics
8 6 (1.46%) Hyperion
9 4 (0.98%) Apple
9 4 (0.98%) Perforce
9 4 (0.98%) Sony
10 3 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.49%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.49%) Blue Prism
11 2 (0.49%) Kofax
11 2 (0.49%) Lets Encrypt
11 2 (0.49%) SAP
11 2 (0.49%) UiPath