Period
to 30 May 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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 213 183 107
Rank change year-on-year -30 -76 +9
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 721 1,532 2,991
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.45% 1.87% 3.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.69% 3.51% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 570 1,399 2,815
Median annual salary £54,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% +9.52% -

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 26,812 43,664 55,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 54.00% 53.33% 56.60%
Number of salaries quoted 22,022 35,048 47,119
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £30,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -27 200 £57,500 +15.00% 32
South East -47 197 £57,000 +8.57% 13
South West +44 146 £50,000 +5.26% 7
North West -5 111 £57,500 +12.75% 23
Yorkshire +11 80 £56,500 +25.56% 3
Scotland +40 67 £40,000 -15.79% 4
Midlands +36 50 £50,000 -2.44% 6
West Midlands +53 43 £52,000 +20.93% 5
East of England -11 39 £45,000 -25.00% 4
Wales -9 13 £52,500 +29.63% 4
Northern Ireland +10 9 £40,000 -
North East -17 9 £38,750 -6.06% 6
East Midlands +32 7 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 483 (66.99%) Python
2 359 (49.79%) Agile Software Development
3 326 (45.21%) Java
3 326 (45.21%) JavaScript
4 260 (36.06%) DevOps
5 220 (30.51%) AWS
6 215 (29.82%) Linux
7 180 (24.97%) Docker
8 179 (24.83%) Ruby on Rails
9 174 (24.13%) C#
10 171 (23.72%) Node.js
11 165 (22.88%) Software Engineering
11 165 (22.88%) Azure
12 153 (21.22%) Bash Shell
13 149 (20.67%) SQL
14 148 (20.53%) React
15 144 (19.97%) Git (software)
16 140 (19.42%) Jenkins
17 139 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
18 137 (19.00%) HTML
19 135 (18.72%) .NET
20 133 (18.45%) Test Automation
21 128 (17.75%) CSS
22 122 (16.92%) AngularJS
23 117 (16.23%) TDD
24 116 (16.09%) Open Source
25 115 (15.95%) Kubernetes
26 112 (15.53%) PHP
27 110 (15.26%) Windows
28 106 (14.70%) Ansible

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 31 (4.30%) OpenStack
2 27 (3.74%) Apache
3 26 (3.61%) Confluence
4 22 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (2.91%) JBoss
6 15 (2.08%) MS Exchange
7 11 (1.53%) Apache Spark
7 11 (1.53%) IIS
8 9 (1.25%) SharePoint
9 8 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (1.11%) nginx
9 8 (1.11%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.83%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.55%) Drupal
11 4 (0.55%) SilverStripe
11 4 (0.55%) WordPress
12 3 (0.42%) SAS
13 2 (0.28%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.28%) Appian
13 2 (0.28%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Magento
2 1 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 220 (30.51%) AWS
2 165 (22.88%) Azure
3 39 (5.41%) GCP
4 36 (4.99%) Serverless
5 35 (4.85%) GitHub
6 34 (4.72%) Heroku
7 33 (4.58%) SaaS
8 24 (3.33%) OpenShift
9 21 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (2.91%) IaaS
10 20 (2.77%) AWS Lambda
11 19 (2.64%) PaaS
12 16 (2.22%) Amazon S3
13 13 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (1.39%) Amazon ECS
15 9 (1.25%) Slack
16 8 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
16 8 (1.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 8 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 6 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.88%) HTTP
2 25 (3.47%) TCP/IP
3 22 (3.05%) Firewall
4 21 (2.91%) DNS
5 20 (2.77%) Internet
6 17 (2.36%) DHCP
7 14 (1.94%) VPN
8 10 (1.39%) SSL
9 7 (0.97%) 802.11
9 7 (0.97%) SNMP
10 4 (0.55%) InfiniBand
11 3 (0.42%) SAN
11 3 (0.42%) SMTP
11 3 (0.42%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.42%) VLAN
12 2 (0.28%) AMQP
12 2 (0.28%) Network Security
12 2 (0.28%) Skype
12 2 (0.28%) tcpdump
12 2 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (10.12%) MySQL
2 68 (9.43%) MongoDB
3 57 (7.91%) NoSQL
4 55 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
5 43 (5.96%) SQL Server
6 34 (4.72%) Redis
7 31 (4.30%) Relational Database
8 18 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
9 17 (2.36%) RDBMS
10 14 (1.94%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.80%) Big Data
12 11 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 10 (1.39%) QlikView
14 8 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (1.11%) NuoDB
15 6 (0.83%) DB2
16 5 (0.69%) CouchDB
17 4 (0.55%) Geospatial Data
17 4 (0.55%) GIS
Development Applications
1 144 (19.97%) Git (software)
2 140 (19.42%) Jenkins
3 73 (10.12%) Selenium
4 68 (9.43%) Cucumber
5 52 (7.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 43 (5.96%) GitLab
7 40 (5.55%) JIRA
8 22 (3.05%) Subversion
9 20 (2.77%) Protractor
10 18 (2.50%) WebDriver
11 17 (2.36%) SoapUI
11 17 (2.36%) SpecFlow
12 16 (2.22%) JMeter
12 16 (2.22%) webpack
13 15 (2.08%) PostCSS
14 13 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (1.80%) TeamCity
14 13 (1.80%) Vagrant
15 11 (1.53%) Maven
General
1 90 (12.48%) Finance
2 28 (3.88%) Retail
3 25 (3.47%) Public Sector
4 20 (2.77%) Marketing
5 18 (2.50%) Games
6 15 (2.08%) Banking
7 12 (1.66%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.66%) Legal
8 8 (1.11%) Back Office
8 8 (1.11%) Local Government
8 8 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.69%) Billing
10 4 (0.55%) Digital Economy
10 4 (0.55%) Electronics
10 4 (0.55%) Law
10 4 (0.55%) Military
11 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.28%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 266 (36.89%) Developer
2 118 (16.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 83 (11.51%) Software Engineer
4 52 (7.21%) Senior Developer
5 44 (6.10%) Software Developer
6 42 (5.83%) Full Stack Developer
7 38 (5.27%) Ruby Developer
8 36 (4.99%) Platform Engineer
9 35 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
10 31 (4.30%) Senior Software Engineer
11 29 (4.02%) Lead Developer
11 29 (4.02%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 27 (3.74%) AWS Engineer
12 27 (3.74%) Java Developer
13 24 (3.33%) Azure Engineer
14 20 (2.77%) Applications Support
14 20 (2.77%) AWS DevOps
14 20 (2.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 20 (2.77%) Consultant
15 19 (2.64%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (24.83%) Ruby on Rails
2 171 (23.72%) Node.js
3 148 (20.53%) React
4 137 (19.00%) HTML
5 135 (18.72%) .NET
6 128 (17.75%) CSS
7 122 (16.92%) AngularJS
8 86 (11.93%) RESTful
9 76 (10.54%) Web Services
10 58 (8.04%) HTML5
11 54 (7.49%) Vue.js
12 43 (5.96%) CSS3
13 41 (5.69%) REST
14 39 (5.41%) jQuery
14 39 (5.41%) Spring
15 34 (4.72%) .NET Framework
15 34 (4.72%) React Native
16 32 (4.44%) Sass
17 26 (3.61%) JSON
18 24 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.10%) Public Cloud
2 28 (3.88%) User Experience
3 23 (3.19%) Mobile App
4 19 (2.64%) Linux Command Line
5 17 (2.36%) Cloud Native
5 17 (2.36%) Clustering
6 15 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (1.94%) Algorithms
8 13 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.39%) Derivative
11 9 (1.25%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (0.97%) Mainframe
13 7 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
13 7 (0.97%) Wiki
14 6 (0.83%) Online Games
15 5 (0.69%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 215 (29.82%) Linux
2 110 (15.26%) Windows
3 62 (8.60%) Unix
4 33 (4.58%) Android
5 26 (3.61%) Windows Server
6 24 (3.33%) CentOS
7 22 (3.05%) Apple iOS
8 20 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (2.08%) Mac OS X
9 15 (2.08%) Ubuntu
10 10 (1.39%) Debian
11 8 (1.11%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.97%) Kali Linux
13 5 (0.69%) CoreOS
13 5 (0.69%) Windows Server 2016
14 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.14%) SUSE
16 1 (0.14%) VMS
16 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (49.79%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (36.06%) DevOps
3 165 (22.88%) Software Engineering
4 139 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
5 133 (18.45%) Test Automation
6 117 (16.23%) TDD
7 116 (16.09%) Open Source
8 95 (13.18%) Scrum
9 94 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
10 81 (11.23%) BDD
11 77 (10.68%) Configuration Management
12 76 (10.54%) Microservices
13 72 (9.99%) OO
14 55 (7.63%) Web Development
15 54 (7.49%) Continuous Delivery
16 53 (7.35%) Computer Science
17 49 (6.80%) SDLC
18 48 (6.66%) MVC
19 44 (6.10%) Mentoring
20 41 (5.69%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 483 (66.99%) Python
2 326 (45.21%) Java
2 326 (45.21%) JavaScript
3 174 (24.13%) C#
4 153 (21.22%) Bash Shell
5 149 (20.67%) SQL
6 112 (15.53%) PHP
7 91 (12.62%) PowerShell
8 88 (12.21%) Go
9 54 (7.49%) C
10 53 (7.35%) Perl
11 51 (7.07%) Shell Script
12 47 (6.52%) C++
13 46 (6.38%) ES6
14 44 (6.10%) Scala
15 32 (4.44%) TypeScript
16 31 (4.30%) Objective-C
17 21 (2.91%) Java 8
18 19 (2.64%) Groovy
19 18 (2.50%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 48 (6.66%) Degree
2 41 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 36 (4.99%) ISTQB
4 26 (3.61%) ISEB
5 25 (3.47%) SC Cleared
6 17 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (1.94%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.39%) AWS Certification
8 10 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.97%) CEH
9 7 (0.97%) CISM
9 7 (0.97%) CISSP
10 5 (0.69%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (0.55%) CHECK Team Leader
11 4 (0.55%) CHECK Team Member
11 4 (0.55%) CREST Certified
11 4 (0.55%) Cyber Scheme
11 4 (0.55%) GWAPT
11 4 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.55%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.91%) QA
2 13 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (1.80%) SLA
3 12 (1.66%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) GDPR
6 1 (0.14%) PMO
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 180 (24.97%) Docker
2 17 (2.36%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.66%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.97%) KVM
5 7 (0.97%) VirtualBox
5 7 (0.97%) Xen
6 5 (0.69%) Btrfs
6 5 (0.69%) Ceph
6 5 (0.69%) DRBD
6 5 (0.69%) GlusterFS
7 4 (0.55%) GPFS
7 4 (0.55%) Lustre
7 4 (0.55%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 2 (0.28%) vCloud
8 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.28%) vSphere
9 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 115 (15.95%) Kubernetes
2 106 (14.70%) Ansible
3 105 (14.56%) Terraform
4 94 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
5 83 (11.51%) Puppet
6 28 (3.88%) Packer
7 27 (3.74%) Docker Swarm
8 19 (2.64%) Prometheus
9 18 (2.50%) Consul
10 17 (2.36%) Nagios
11 16 (2.22%) Grafana
12 14 (1.94%) Cobbler
12 14 (1.94%) Graphite
13 9 (1.25%) logstash
14 8 (1.11%) Cloudify
14 8 (1.11%) Salt
14 8 (1.11%) Tivoli
15 7 (0.97%) Nessus
15 7 (0.97%) Nmap
15 7 (0.97%) QRadar
Vendors
1 72 (9.99%) Oracle
2 54 (7.49%) Microsoft
3 34 (4.72%) VMware
4 28 (3.88%) Red Hat
5 24 (3.33%) Google
6 19 (2.64%) Atlassian
6 19 (2.64%) EnterpriseDB
7 14 (1.94%) Micro Focus
8 13 (1.80%) SAP
9 10 (1.39%) Tableau
10 9 (1.25%) IBM
11 8 (1.11%) Capita
11 8 (1.11%) Xamarin
12 7 (0.97%) CA
12 7 (0.97%) LogRhythm
12 7 (0.97%) Sage
13 6 (0.83%) CA Agile Central
13 6 (0.83%) New Relic
13 6 (0.83%) Parasoft
13 6 (0.83%) Salesforce.com