Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 97 122
Rank change year-on-year +2 +25 +25
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 5852 5501 5595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.26% 2.98% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.90% 5.61% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5004 4852 4939
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%

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 with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 99175 98033 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.20% 53.03% 51.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81921 84416 96012
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in the UK

Ruby
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby.

Salary trend for Ruby in the UK

Ruby
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in the UK

Ruby
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the UK over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. 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
England -1 5457 £55,000 - 370
UK excluding London +49 3228 £47,500 - 212
London -16 2498 £65,000 +4.00% 181
South East +26 1056 £47,500 -4.04% 57
North of England +23 860 £47,500 +11.76% 65
North West +52 500 £50,000 +25.00% 34
East of England +31 361 £50,000 -4.76% 28
Midlands +56 347 £40,000 -5.88% 20
South West +78 330 £52,500 +10.53% 19
Yorkshire +10 320 £45,000 -5.26% 24
Scotland +29 195 £41,250 -2.94% 20
West Midlands +32 175 £37,500 -6.25% 8
East Midlands +64 173 £42,500 -5.56% 12
Wales +49 65 £40,000 -5.88% 3
North East -21 41 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Northern Ireland -10 20 £40,000 +17.65%

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Ruby.

1 3446 (58.89%) Agile Software Development
2 2832 (48.39%) Python
3 2133 (36.45%) TDD
4 2076 (35.48%) Java
5 1991 (34.02%) C#
6 1919 (32.79%) Git (software)
7 1886 (32.23%) JavaScript
8 1848 (31.58%) BDD
9 1777 (30.37%) Linux
10 1703 (29.10%) Node.js
11 1676 (28.64%) .NET
12 1566 (26.76%) DevOps
13 1518 (25.94%) Amazon AWS
14 1469 (25.10%) NoSQL
15 1430 (24.44%) MVC
16 1415 (24.18%) RESTful
17 1401 (23.94%) SQL Server
18 1276 (21.80%) ASP.NET
19 1249 (21.34%) Web Application Development
20 1245 (21.27%) ASP.NET Web API
21 1241 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
22 1160 (19.82%) Puppet
23 1147 (19.60%) Jenkins
24 1128 (19.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 1063 (18.16%) WCF
26 1060 (18.11%) Opscode Chef
27 1010 (17.26%) HTML
28 1009 (17.24%) Test Automation
29 996 (17.02%) Ruby on Rails
30 959 (16.39%) SQL

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 352 (6.02%) Elasticsearch
2 305 (5.21%) Apache
3 217 (3.71%) OpenStack
4 183 (3.13%) nginx
5 182 (3.11%) Apache Spark
6 167 (2.85%) Confluence
7 163 (2.79%) Tomcat
8 84 (1.44%) IIS
9 67 (1.14%) JBoss
10 66 (1.13%) CloudStack
11 62 (1.06%) Jetty
12 59 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
13 56 (0.96%) WebLogic
14 55 (0.94%) SharePoint
15 54 (0.92%) CMS
16 53 (0.91%) WordPress
17 46 (0.79%) WebSphere
18 30 (0.51%) Apache Solr
19 26 (0.44%) Drupal
20 17 (0.29%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 27 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
1 27 (0.46%) Photoshop
2 20 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.068%) Adobe Premiere
3 4 (0.068%) Avid Media Composer
3 4 (0.068%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.051%) Inkscape
4 3 (0.051%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.051%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.034%) EngageOne
5 2 (0.034%) GIMP
6 1 (0.017%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.017%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 34 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.36%) Magento
3 12 (0.21%) Revive Adserver
4 8 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.068%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.034%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.034%) Shopify
7 2 (0.034%) Summit
8 1 (0.017%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.017%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 1518 (25.94%) Amazon AWS
2 737 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 252 (4.31%) SaaS
4 216 (3.69%) GitHub
5 183 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 161 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
7 142 (2.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 125 (2.14%) PaaS
9 100 (1.71%) Amazon S3
10 98 (1.67%) IaaS
11 69 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
12 67 (1.14%) Heroku
13 51 (0.87%) Serverless
14 42 (0.72%) OpenShift
15 38 (0.65%) Office 365
16 37 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
17 36 (0.62%) Route 53
17 36 (0.62%) Slack
18 31 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
18 31 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 220 (3.76%) Firewall
2 209 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 199 (3.40%) HTTP
4 189 (3.23%) Internet
5 183 (3.13%) DNS
6 156 (2.67%) VPN
7 81 (1.38%) SSL
8 52 (0.89%) LDAP
8 52 (0.89%) Network Security
9 47 (0.80%) Ethernet
10 43 (0.73%) WAN
11 41 (0.70%) BGP
12 38 (0.65%) OSPF
13 37 (0.63%) SNMP
14 35 (0.60%) SMTP
15 33 (0.56%) AMQP
16 30 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
16 30 (0.51%) Junos
17 29 (0.50%) Broadband
18 28 (0.48%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1469 (25.10%) NoSQL
2 1401 (23.94%) SQL Server
3 736 (12.58%) SQL Server 2016
4 700 (11.96%) MySQL
5 478 (8.17%) MongoDB
6 467 (7.98%) PostgreSQL
7 460 (7.86%) SQL Server 2014
8 237 (4.05%) Relational Database
9 232 (3.96%) Redis
10 216 (3.69%) Big Data
11 199 (3.40%) Hadoop
12 177 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
13 63 (1.08%) Blockchain
14 61 (1.04%) Riak
15 53 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
16 51 (0.87%) RDBMS
17 49 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 42 (0.72%) Couchbase
19 41 (0.70%) Data Mining
20 40 (0.68%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1919 (32.79%) Git (software)
2 1147 (19.60%) Jenkins
3 607 (10.37%) Cucumber
4 572 (9.77%) Selenium
5 388 (6.63%) TeamCity
6 383 (6.54%) JIRA
7 284 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 246 (4.20%) WebDriver
9 182 (3.11%) Maven
10 177 (3.02%) JUnit
11 167 (2.85%) Vagrant
12 142 (2.43%) RSpec
13 140 (2.39%) JMeter
14 138 (2.36%) Subversion
15 134 (2.29%) Appium
16 126 (2.15%) Calabash
17 115 (1.97%) SpecFlow
18 113 (1.93%) Bitbucket
19 103 (1.76%) Sonatype Nexus
20 95 (1.62%) JBehave
General
1 720 (12.30%) Finance
2 294 (5.02%) Games
3 271 (4.63%) Marketing
4 238 (4.07%) Advertising
5 201 (3.43%) Telecoms
6 194 (3.32%) Retail
7 160 (2.73%) Banking
8 142 (2.43%) Music Industry
9 131 (2.24%) Electronics
10 115 (1.97%) Manufacturing
11 83 (1.42%) Legal
12 40 (0.68%) Back Office
13 37 (0.63%) Automotive
14 31 (0.53%) Law
15 28 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
16 16 (0.27%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.27%) Investment Banking
17 14 (0.24%) Aerospace
18 13 (0.22%) Publishing
19 12 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2778 (47.47%) Developer
2 1227 (20.97%) .NET Developer
3 900 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 320 (5.47%) Ruby Developer
5 314 (5.37%) Linux Engineer
5 314 (5.37%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 309 (5.28%) Senior Developer
7 284 (4.85%) Software Engineer
8 270 (4.61%) Tester
9 248 (4.24%) AWS Engineer
10 237 (4.05%) Java Developer
11 229 (3.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 210 (3.59%) AWS DevOps
13 204 (3.49%) Full Stack Developer
14 197 (3.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 187 (3.20%) Automation Tester
16 186 (3.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 180 (3.08%) Cloud Engineer
18 169 (2.89%) Junior
19 164 (2.80%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1703 (29.10%) Node.js
2 1676 (28.64%) .NET
3 1415 (24.18%) RESTful
4 1276 (21.80%) ASP.NET
5 1245 (21.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1241 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1128 (19.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1063 (18.16%) WCF
9 1010 (17.26%) HTML
10 996 (17.02%) Ruby on Rails
11 937 (16.01%) AngularJS
12 878 (15.00%) CSS
13 744 (12.71%) .NET Framework
14 723 (12.35%) Entity Framework
15 660 (11.28%) Code First Entity Framework
16 492 (8.41%) Web Services
17 458 (7.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 430 (7.35%) KnockoutJS
19 384 (6.56%) React
20 343 (5.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 460 (7.86%) Computer Science
2 297 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
3 270 (4.61%) User Experience
4 256 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
5 229 (3.91%) Fintech
6 202 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
7 177 (3.02%) Mobile App
8 160 (2.73%) Social Media
9 137 (2.34%) Public Cloud
10 134 (2.29%) Algorithms
11 129 (2.20%) Data Centre
12 118 (2.02%) BBC
13 77 (1.32%) Social Network
14 76 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
15 66 (1.13%) Private Cloud
16 62 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
17 56 (0.96%) Management Information System
18 47 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
19 45 (0.77%) Blog
20 38 (0.65%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1777 (30.37%) Linux
2 462 (7.89%) Windows
3 422 (7.21%) Unix
4 264 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 244 (4.17%) CentOS
6 208 (3.55%) Apple iOS
7 194 (3.32%) Android
8 142 (2.43%) Ubuntu
9 83 (1.42%) Windows Server
10 56 (0.96%) Debian
11 50 (0.85%) Solaris
12 38 (0.65%) Mac OS X
13 30 (0.51%) CoreOS
14 23 (0.39%) Fedora
15 18 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (0.19%) Windows 7
18 10 (0.17%) AIX
18 10 (0.17%) Mac OS
18 10 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3446 (58.89%) Agile Software Development
2 2133 (36.45%) TDD
3 1848 (31.58%) BDD
4 1566 (26.76%) DevOps
5 1430 (24.44%) MVC
6 1249 (21.34%) Web Application Development
7 1009 (17.24%) Test Automation
8 940 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
9 785 (13.41%) Software Engineering
10 779 (13.31%) Scrum
11 759 (12.97%) Configuration Management
12 692 (11.83%) Open Source
13 621 (10.61%) OO
14 446 (7.62%) Web Development
15 442 (7.55%) Kanban
16 418 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
17 403 (6.89%) Mentoring
18 359 (6.13%) Microservices
19 326 (5.57%) E-Commerce
19 326 (5.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2832 (48.39%) Python
2 2076 (35.48%) Java
3 1991 (34.02%) C#
4 1886 (32.23%) JavaScript
5 959 (16.39%) SQL
6 921 (15.74%) Bash Shell
7 817 (13.96%) PHP
8 771 (13.17%) Perl
9 442 (7.55%) Go
10 396 (6.77%) C++
11 309 (5.28%) Scala
12 274 (4.68%) C
13 268 (4.58%) PowerShell
14 241 (4.12%) Shell Script
15 180 (3.08%) F#
16 125 (2.14%) Groovy
17 123 (2.10%) Elixir
18 76 (1.30%) VB
19 70 (1.20%) Clojure
20 65 (1.11%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 508 (8.68%) Degree
2 197 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 156 (2.67%) Security Cleared
4 85 (1.45%) ISTQB
5 70 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 67 (1.14%) ISEB
7 53 (0.91%) CISSP
8 52 (0.89%) PhD
9 39 (0.67%) OSCP
10 38 (0.65%) GIAC
11 36 (0.62%) RHCE
12 33 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 33 (0.56%) Master's Degree
13 31 (0.53%) DV Cleared
14 29 (0.50%) CEH
14 29 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
15 27 (0.46%) CREST Certified
16 26 (0.44%) CISA
16 26 (0.44%) CISM
17 25 (0.43%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 466 (7.96%) QA
2 62 (1.06%) GCP
3 34 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.31%) GDPR
6 11 (0.19%) GPG13
6 11 (0.19%) SLA
7 7 (0.12%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 5 (0.085%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.085%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.068%) Actionable Recommendations
9 4 (0.068%) PMO
9 4 (0.068%) WCAG
10 3 (0.051%) COBIT
11 2 (0.034%) DICOM
11 2 (0.034%) HL7
11 2 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.034%) SSAE 16
12 1 (0.017%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.017%) IASME
System Software
1 956 (16.34%) Docker
2 199 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (1.67%) vSphere
4 79 (1.35%) Xen
5 52 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
6 51 (0.87%) iptables
6 51 (0.87%) XenServer
7 48 (0.82%) KVM
8 38 (0.65%) Hyper-V
9 37 (0.63%) Varnish
10 32 (0.55%) NFS
11 24 (0.41%) Active Directory
12 21 (0.36%) HDFS
13 20 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
14 18 (0.31%) LXC
15 16 (0.27%) Snort
16 12 (0.21%) VirtualBox
17 9 (0.15%) oVirt
17 9 (0.15%) vCloud
18 8 (0.14%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1160 (19.82%) Puppet
2 1060 (18.11%) Opscode Chef
3 946 (16.17%) Ansible
4 492 (8.41%) Kubernetes
5 372 (6.36%) Terraform
6 230 (3.93%) Kibana
7 191 (3.26%) Nagios
8 156 (2.67%) Packer
9 147 (2.51%) Salt
10 112 (1.91%) Cobbler
11 99 (1.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 99 (1.69%) WSUS
12 82 (1.40%) ZABBIX
13 67 (1.14%) Grafana
14 63 (1.08%) HAProxy
15 61 (1.04%) Tivoli
16 58 (0.99%) logstash
17 47 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
18 42 (0.72%) Icinga
19 38 (0.65%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 466 (7.96%) Microsoft
2 456 (7.79%) Google
3 309 (5.28%) Red Hat
4 301 (5.14%) VMware
5 277 (4.73%) Oracle
6 264 (4.51%) Facebook
7 132 (2.26%) Apple
8 129 (2.20%) Splunk
9 120 (2.05%) SAP
10 112 (1.91%) Sony
10 112 (1.91%) Yahoo!
11 110 (1.88%) SaltStack
12 98 (1.67%) Atlassian
13 77 (1.32%) New Relic
14 68 (1.16%) Cisco
15 62 (1.06%) EnterpriseDB
16 57 (0.97%) HP
17 44 (0.75%) IBM
18 38 (0.65%) Zend
19 37 (0.63%) Rackspace