Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 96 126
Rank change year-on-year -4 +30 +23
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 5404 5971 5483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.04% 2.95% 2.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.48% 5.64% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4787 5346 4714
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,375 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +9.09%

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 98582 105880 113849
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.54% 52.33% 51.09%
Number of salaries quoted 82173 91580 96914
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -7 5128 £55,000 - 403
UK excluding London +39 2854 £45,000 -4.26% 226
London -20 2457 £62,500 +4.17% 199
South East +46 986 £47,500 -5.00% 64
North of England +29 860 £47,500 +11.76% 69
North West +25 412 £45,000 +12.50% 37
Yorkshire +52 392 £55,000 +22.22% 30
Midlands +56 328 £42,500 - 25
East of England +28 278 £52,500 - 25
South West +1 222 £47,500 -5.00% 20
West Midlands +18 181 £40,000 - 17
Scotland +37 161 £43,750 -7.89% 20
East Midlands +61 148 £42,500 -5.56% 8
North East 0 57 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Wales +11 26 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Northern Ireland -11 1 £40,000 -33.33%

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2885 (53.39%) Agile Software Development
2 2738 (50.67%) Python
3 2046 (37.86%) Java
4 1900 (35.16%) Linux
5 1783 (32.99%) TDD
6 1681 (31.11%) Git (software)
7 1646 (30.46%) C#
8 1596 (29.53%) JavaScript
9 1503 (27.81%) DevOps
10 1474 (27.28%) BDD
11 1356 (25.09%) .NET
12 1346 (24.91%) Node.js
13 1335 (24.70%) Amazon AWS
14 1177 (21.78%) MVC
15 1150 (21.28%) Puppet
16 1139 (21.08%) RESTful
17 1136 (21.02%) NoSQL
18 1132 (20.95%) SQL Server
19 1081 (20.00%) Jenkins
20 1025 (18.97%) ASP.NET
21 1008 (18.65%) Opscode Chef
22 977 (18.08%) ASP.NET MVC
23 973 (18.01%) Ruby on Rails
24 971 (17.97%) ASP.NET Web API
25 965 (17.86%) Bash Shell
26 959 (17.75%) SQL
27 957 (17.71%) Web Application Development
28 907 (16.78%) Test Automation
29 898 (16.62%) HTML
30 895 (16.56%) Continuous Integration

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
1 359 (6.64%) Elasticsearch
2 356 (6.59%) Apache
3 314 (5.81%) OpenStack
4 267 (4.94%) nginx
5 186 (3.44%) Tomcat
6 119 (2.20%) CloudStack
7 112 (2.07%) Confluence
8 99 (1.83%) Apache Spark
9 98 (1.81%) JBoss
10 87 (1.61%) IIS
11 57 (1.05%) CMS
12 56 (1.04%) Jetty
12 56 (1.04%) WordPress
13 55 (1.02%) WebLogic
14 52 (0.96%) WebSphere
15 42 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
16 40 (0.74%) Apache Solr
17 36 (0.67%) Drupal
18 20 (0.37%) Apache Pig
19 19 (0.35%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 38 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 32 (0.59%) Photoshop
3 14 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.11%) Inkscape
5 5 (0.093%) GIMP
5 5 (0.093%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.056%) Final Cut Pro
6 3 (0.056%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.056%) QuarkXPress
7 2 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.019%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.019%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 21 (0.39%) Magento
2 12 (0.22%) Revive Adserver
3 10 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.074%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.019%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.019%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1335 (24.70%) Amazon AWS
2 512 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 209 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
4 199 (3.68%) SaaS
5 194 (3.59%) GitHub
6 147 (2.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 144 (2.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 102 (1.89%) PaaS
9 101 (1.87%) Amazon S3
10 90 (1.67%) IaaS
11 63 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
12 45 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
12 45 (0.83%) Heroku
13 36 (0.67%) AWS OpsWorks
14 35 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
15 32 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 28 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
16 28 (0.52%) Slack
17 25 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 25 (0.46%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 225 (4.16%) Internet
2 221 (4.09%) HTTP
3 184 (3.40%) Firewall
4 163 (3.02%) DNS
5 155 (2.87%) TCP/IP
6 80 (1.48%) VPN
7 75 (1.39%) LDAP
8 68 (1.26%) SSL
9 64 (1.18%) BGP
10 61 (1.13%) Network Security
11 50 (0.93%) OSPF
12 49 (0.91%) SMTP
13 38 (0.70%) Wireshark
14 37 (0.68%) VLAN
14 37 (0.68%) VoIP
15 35 (0.65%) Junos
16 34 (0.63%) SNMP
16 34 (0.63%) tcpdump
17 32 (0.59%) DHCP
17 32 (0.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1136 (21.02%) NoSQL
2 1132 (20.95%) SQL Server
3 671 (12.42%) MySQL
4 483 (8.94%) SQL Server 2016
5 447 (8.27%) SQL Server 2014
6 412 (7.62%) MongoDB
7 352 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
8 292 (5.40%) Relational Database
9 207 (3.83%) Big Data
10 164 (3.03%) Redis
11 150 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
12 131 (2.42%) Hadoop
13 92 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
14 76 (1.41%) RDBMS
15 68 (1.26%) Blockchain
16 57 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
17 51 (0.94%) MariaDB
18 37 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 37 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 35 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1681 (31.11%) Git (software)
2 1081 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 577 (10.68%) Selenium
4 546 (10.10%) Cucumber
5 345 (6.38%) TeamCity
6 299 (5.53%) JIRA
7 281 (5.20%) WebDriver
8 233 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 206 (3.81%) Subversion
10 161 (2.98%) JUnit
11 158 (2.92%) Maven
12 147 (2.72%) JMeter
13 141 (2.61%) Vagrant
14 136 (2.52%) RSpec
15 127 (2.35%) Capybara
16 115 (2.13%) Appium
17 111 (2.05%) Calabash
18 108 (2.00%) WATIR
19 82 (1.52%) Bitbucket
20 77 (1.42%) SoapUI
General
1 622 (11.51%) Finance
2 316 (5.85%) Marketing
3 243 (4.50%) Games
4 242 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 180 (3.33%) Retail
6 176 (3.26%) Advertising
7 166 (3.07%) Electronics
8 148 (2.74%) Banking
9 144 (2.66%) Manufacturing
10 92 (1.70%) Music Industry
11 68 (1.26%) Automotive
12 48 (0.89%) Publishing
13 45 (0.83%) Aerospace
14 31 (0.57%) Back Office
15 28 (0.52%) Legal
16 25 (0.46%) Billing
17 23 (0.43%) Investment Banking
18 18 (0.33%) Online Betting
19 15 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
20 14 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2524 (46.71%) Developer
2 916 (16.95%) .NET Developer
3 866 (16.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 379 (7.01%) Ruby Developer
5 317 (5.87%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 303 (5.61%) Java Developer
7 275 (5.09%) Linux Engineer
8 266 (4.92%) Senior Developer
9 251 (4.64%) Software Developer
10 214 (3.96%) Tester
11 207 (3.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 204 (3.77%) C# Developer
12 204 (3.77%) Junior
13 196 (3.63%) Software Engineer
14 195 (3.61%) AWS Engineer
15 189 (3.50%) Analyst
16 185 (3.42%) Test Engineer
17 173 (3.20%) JavaScript Developer
18 172 (3.18%) AWS DevOps
19 171 (3.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1356 (25.09%) .NET
2 1346 (24.91%) Node.js
3 1139 (21.08%) RESTful
4 1025 (18.97%) ASP.NET
5 977 (18.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 973 (18.01%) Ruby on Rails
7 971 (17.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 898 (16.62%) HTML
9 865 (16.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 831 (15.38%) WCF
11 808 (14.95%) CSS
12 785 (14.53%) AngularJS
13 601 (11.12%) .NET Framework
14 577 (10.68%) Entity Framework
15 509 (9.42%) Code First Entity Framework
16 434 (8.03%) Web Services
17 369 (6.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 333 (6.16%) KnockoutJS
19 318 (5.88%) HTML5
20 299 (5.53%) React
Miscellaneous
1 429 (7.94%) Computer Science
2 259 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
3 258 (4.77%) Enterprise Software
4 207 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 199 (3.68%) User Experience
6 160 (2.96%) Fintech
7 150 (2.78%) Mobile App
8 118 (2.18%) Social Media
9 112 (2.07%) Algorithms
10 91 (1.68%) Public Cloud
11 90 (1.67%) BBC
12 79 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
13 59 (1.09%) Data Centre
14 54 (1.00%) Private Cloud
15 49 (0.91%) Blog
16 46 (0.85%) Social Network
17 45 (0.83%) Digital Media
18 43 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
19 38 (0.70%) Client/Server
19 38 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1900 (35.16%) Linux
2 578 (10.70%) Windows
3 514 (9.51%) Unix
4 324 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 221 (4.09%) CentOS
6 213 (3.94%) Apple iOS
7 208 (3.85%) Android
8 185 (3.42%) Ubuntu
9 101 (1.87%) Solaris
10 94 (1.74%) Debian
11 74 (1.37%) Windows Server
12 54 (1.00%) Mac OS X
13 28 (0.52%) Mac OS
14 26 (0.48%) VMS
15 24 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (0.41%) AIX
17 19 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
19 13 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2885 (53.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1783 (32.99%) TDD
3 1503 (27.81%) DevOps
4 1474 (27.28%) BDD
5 1177 (21.78%) MVC
6 957 (17.71%) Web Application Development
7 907 (16.78%) Test Automation
8 895 (16.56%) Continuous Integration
9 772 (14.29%) Scrum
10 705 (13.05%) Software Engineering
11 643 (11.90%) Configuration Management
12 640 (11.84%) OO
13 517 (9.57%) Open Source
14 411 (7.61%) Web Development
15 371 (6.87%) Continuous Delivery
16 346 (6.40%) E-Commerce
17 325 (6.01%) Kanban
18 318 (5.88%) SDLC
19 297 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
20 278 (5.14%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2738 (50.67%) Python
2 2046 (37.86%) Java
3 1646 (30.46%) C#
4 1596 (29.53%) JavaScript
5 965 (17.86%) Bash Shell
6 959 (17.75%) SQL
7 882 (16.32%) Perl
8 736 (13.62%) PHP
9 519 (9.60%) C++
10 397 (7.35%) Scala
11 392 (7.25%) Go
12 302 (5.59%) C
13 239 (4.42%) PowerShell
14 217 (4.02%) Shell Script
15 136 (2.52%) F#
16 121 (2.24%) Elixir
17 101 (1.87%) Groovy
18 84 (1.55%) CoffeeScript
19 79 (1.46%) Clojure
19 79 (1.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 539 (9.97%) Degree
2 223 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 178 (3.29%) Security Cleared
4 130 (2.41%) ISTQB
5 113 (2.09%) ISEB
6 57 (1.05%) SC Cleared
7 51 (0.94%) CISSP
7 51 (0.94%) DV Cleared
8 48 (0.89%) CREST Certified
9 44 (0.81%) PhD
10 34 (0.63%) AWS Certification
11 31 (0.57%) PMI Certification
11 31 (0.57%) PMP
12 26 (0.48%) OSCP
12 26 (0.48%) RHCE
13 23 (0.43%) RHCSA
14 22 (0.41%) CISA
14 22 (0.41%) Master's Degree
15 21 (0.39%) CEH
16 19 (0.35%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 431 (7.98%) QA
2 45 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 43 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (0.52%) GCP
5 12 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 9 (0.17%) COBIT
6 9 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 8 (0.15%) SLA
8 5 (0.093%) WCAG
9 3 (0.056%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.056%) DICOM
9 3 (0.056%) HL7
9 3 (0.056%) MISRA
9 3 (0.056%) PMO
10 2 (0.037%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.037%) JTAG
10 2 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.037%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.019%) GDPR
11 1 (0.019%) MISRA C
System Software
1 754 (13.95%) Docker
2 186 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 153 (2.83%) Xen
4 135 (2.50%) vSphere
5 114 (2.11%) XenServer
6 65 (1.20%) KVM
7 58 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
8 54 (1.00%) NFS
9 40 (0.74%) Hyper-V
10 38 (0.70%) Varnish
11 36 (0.67%) iptables
12 32 (0.59%) etcd
13 31 (0.57%) Active Directory
13 31 (0.57%) flannel
14 12 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 12 (0.22%) Snort
14 12 (0.22%) VirtualBox
15 11 (0.20%) Ceph
15 11 (0.20%) LXC
15 11 (0.20%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1150 (21.28%) Puppet
2 1008 (18.65%) Opscode Chef
3 759 (14.05%) Ansible
4 297 (5.50%) Terraform
5 262 (4.85%) Kubernetes
6 186 (3.44%) Kibana
7 185 (3.42%) Nagios
8 115 (2.13%) Salt
9 107 (1.98%) Cobbler
10 92 (1.70%) Tivoli
11 87 (1.61%) Packer
12 86 (1.59%) ZABBIX
13 80 (1.48%) HAProxy
14 70 (1.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 70 (1.30%) WSUS
15 66 (1.22%) logstash
16 65 (1.20%) Mesos
17 48 (0.89%) Grafana
18 43 (0.80%) Graphite
19 41 (0.76%) Consul
Vendors
1 418 (7.74%) Red Hat
2 373 (6.90%) Google
3 309 (5.72%) Microsoft
3 309 (5.72%) Oracle
4 266 (4.92%) VMware
5 189 (3.50%) Facebook
6 143 (2.65%) SAP
7 124 (2.29%) Splunk
8 106 (1.96%) SaltStack
9 102 (1.89%) EnterpriseDB
10 96 (1.78%) Apple
11 87 (1.61%) Sony
11 87 (1.61%) Yahoo!
12 77 (1.42%) New Relic
13 69 (1.28%) HP
14 63 (1.17%) Atlassian
15 50 (0.93%) Rackspace
16 37 (0.68%) Cisco
17 30 (0.56%) TIBCO
18 28 (0.52%) Zend
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Central London / West End
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