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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 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 160 195 194
Rank change year-on-year +35 -1 -29
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 4,467 1,865 1,447
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.53% 1.78% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.71% 3.25% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,089 1,190 1,118
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.83% -4.00% +6.84%
75th Percentile £88,750 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% +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 with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 94,911 57,456 44,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.83% 54.97% 55.50%
Number of salaries quoted 44,143 41,140 36,945
10th Percentile £36,875 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in the UK

Ruby
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ruby.

Salary trend for Ruby in the UK

Ruby
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ruby over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Ruby in the UK

Ruby
Top 18 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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England +15 3,363 £74,000 +22.71% 221
Work from Home +51 2,660 £75,000 +11.11% 134
London +13 2,228 £85,000 +13.33% 126
UK excluding London +2 1,245 £65,000 +8.33% 113
North of England -40 338 £60,000 - 42
South East -14 298 £65,000 - 16
South West +65 232 £67,350 +22.45% 10
North West -25 174 £67,350 +17.13% 22
Yorkshire -72 141 £60,000 - 15
East of England +21 132 £40,000 -27.27% 9
Scotland +2 115 £72,500 +31.82% 13
Midlands -82 102 £66,000 +32.00% 16
East Midlands -19 59 £80,000 +60.00% 5
West Midlands -76 43 £62,500 +25.00% 11
Northern Ireland +10 40 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Wales -12 25 £55,000 +15.79% 3
North East -12 23 £50,250 -1.95% 5
Channel Islands - 2 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 with a requirement for Ruby.

1 2,375 (53.17%) Python
2 2,307 (51.65%) JavaScript
3 2,186 (48.94%) Ruby on Rails
4 2,099 (46.99%) Software Engineering
5 2,009 (44.97%) Agile
6 2,004 (44.86%) AWS
7 1,817 (40.68%) Java
8 1,728 (38.68%) Docker
9 1,427 (31.95%) CI/CD
10 1,393 (31.18%) React
11 1,342 (30.04%) Kubernetes
12 1,298 (29.06%) DevOps
13 1,281 (28.68%) Git (software)
14 1,279 (28.63%) Node.js
15 1,227 (27.47%) PostgreSQL
16 1,170 (26.19%) SQL
17 1,088 (24.36%) Social Skills
18 1,087 (24.33%) Go
19 1,085 (24.29%) Full Stack Development
20 1,080 (24.18%) Azure
21 1,058 (23.68%) CSS
22 990 (22.16%) HTML
23 954 (21.36%) Terraform
24 942 (21.09%) TDD
25 931 (20.84%) Mentoring
26 842 (18.85%) .NET
27 828 (18.54%) Finance
28 799 (17.89%) Linux
29 795 (17.80%) Test Automation
30 788 (17.64%) NoSQL

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
1 255 (5.71%) Apache Spark
2 241 (5.40%) Elasticsearch
3 126 (2.82%) Confluence
4 122 (2.73%) CMS
5 106 (2.37%) Cloud Foundry
6 95 (2.13%) Apache
7 81 (1.81%) Headless CMS
8 37 (0.83%) nginx
9 23 (0.51%) Drupal
10 21 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
11 19 (0.43%) OpenStack
12 14 (0.31%) Tomcat
12 14 (0.31%) WordPress
13 10 (0.22%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.16%) Ethereum
14 7 (0.16%) Hyperledger
14 7 (0.16%) JBoss
14 7 (0.16%) MetaMask
15 6 (0.13%) Jupyter
15 6 (0.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 26 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
2 9 (0.20%) Chatbot
3 6 (0.13%) SketchUp
4 3 (0.067%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.022%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (0.63%) Shopify
2 10 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
3 9 (0.20%) SAP Business One
4 7 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
4 7 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (0.16%) R3 Corda
5 5 (0.11%) Summit
6 4 (0.090%) Fidessa
7 3 (0.067%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.045%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.045%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2,004 (44.86%) AWS
2 1,080 (24.18%) Azure
3 697 (15.60%) Serverless
4 616 (13.79%) GCP
5 588 (13.16%) GitHub
6 448 (10.03%) AWS Lambda
7 399 (8.93%) Heroku
8 367 (8.22%) SaaS
9 267 (5.98%) Amazon S3
10 238 (5.33%) AWS CloudFormation
11 233 (5.22%) Amazon EC2
12 232 (5.19%) OpenShift
13 226 (5.06%) Amazon ECS
14 201 (4.50%) Slack
15 199 (4.45%) Cloud Functions
16 173 (3.87%) Amazon EKS
17 154 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 145 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
19 144 (3.22%) PaaS
20 130 (2.91%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 420 (9.40%) HTTP
2 333 (7.45%) Internet
3 326 (7.30%) SSL
4 74 (1.66%) DNS
5 57 (1.28%) Firewall
6 45 (1.01%) Wireshark
7 29 (0.65%) HTTPS
8 26 (0.58%) Network Security
9 25 (0.56%) TCP/IP
10 23 (0.51%) DSL
11 20 (0.45%) DKIM
11 20 (0.45%) DMARC
12 18 (0.40%) VoIP
12 18 (0.40%) VPN
13 15 (0.34%) Broadband
14 14 (0.31%) DHCP
15 9 (0.20%) tcpdump
16 8 (0.18%) SSH
17 7 (0.16%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
17 7 (0.16%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,227 (27.47%) PostgreSQL
2 788 (17.64%) NoSQL
3 580 (12.98%) MySQL
4 520 (11.64%) Redis
5 331 (7.41%) MongoDB
6 273 (6.11%) SQL Server
7 263 (5.89%) Relational Database
8 219 (4.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 201 (4.50%) Flink
10 150 (3.36%) Amazon RDS
11 101 (2.26%) Big Data
12 95 (2.13%) BigQuery
13 64 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
14 62 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 58 (1.30%) Tableau
16 55 (1.23%) Neo4j
17 45 (1.01%) Power BI
18 40 (0.90%) Amazon Athena
18 40 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
19 32 (0.72%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 1,281 (28.68%) Git (software)
2 553 (12.38%) Jenkins
3 537 (12.02%) JIRA
4 352 (7.88%) CircleCI
5 254 (5.69%) RSpec
6 224 (5.01%) Subversion
7 210 (4.70%) Maven
8 207 (4.63%) GitLab
9 206 (4.61%) Gradle
10 205 (4.59%) Cucumber
11 195 (4.37%) Ant
12 166 (3.72%) webpack
13 156 (3.49%) Cypress.io
14 151 (3.38%) Selenium
15 116 (2.60%) Spinnaker
16 103 (2.31%) Storybook
17 62 (1.39%) Postman
18 53 (1.19%) TeamCity
19 51 (1.14%) Appium
20 48 (1.07%) Capybara
General
1 1,088 (24.36%) Social Skills
2 828 (18.54%) Finance
3 598 (13.39%) Marketing
4 312 (6.98%) Retail
5 235 (5.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 231 (5.17%) Manufacturing
7 222 (4.97%) Games
8 220 (4.93%) Public Sector
9 179 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
10 131 (2.93%) Automotive
11 103 (2.31%) Legal
12 100 (2.24%) Banking
13 89 (1.99%) Telecoms
14 80 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
15 72 (1.61%) Presentation Skills
16 63 (1.41%) Organisational Skills
17 60 (1.34%) Law
18 53 (1.19%) Publishing
19 46 (1.03%) Music Industry
20 42 (0.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,560 (34.92%) Software Engineer
2 994 (22.25%) Developer
3 500 (11.19%) Senior Software Engineer
4 443 (9.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 260 (5.82%) Senior Developer
6 245 (5.48%) Full Stack Developer
7 201 (4.50%) Java Engineer
8 198 (4.43%) Senior Java Engineer
9 158 (3.54%) Ruby Developer
10 143 (3.20%) Ruby Engineer
11 141 (3.16%) Software Developer
12 137 (3.07%) Senior DevOps
12 137 (3.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 120 (2.69%) Lead Software Engineer
14 118 (2.64%) Architect
15 97 (2.17%) Platform Engineer
16 95 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
17 90 (2.01%) Cloud Engineer
18 82 (1.84%) Senior Ruby Developer
19 70 (1.57%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,186 (48.94%) Ruby on Rails
2 1,393 (31.18%) React
3 1,279 (28.63%) Node.js
4 1,058 (23.68%) CSS
5 990 (22.16%) HTML
6 842 (18.85%) .NET
7 765 (17.13%) AngularJS
8 521 (11.66%) ASP.NET
9 447 (10.01%) RESTful
10 431 (9.65%) Kafka
11 407 (9.11%) Vue.js
12 349 (7.81%) Angular 2
13 283 (6.34%) Sass
14 256 (5.73%) REST
15 225 (5.04%) Django
16 205 (4.59%) GraphQL
17 195 (4.37%) JDBC
18 188 (4.21%) Redux
19 159 (3.56%) React Native
20 157 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 446 (9.98%) User Experience
2 400 (8.95%) Algorithms
3 294 (6.58%) Linux Command Line
4 293 (6.56%) Cloud Native
5 291 (6.51%) Data Structures
5 291 (6.51%) Virtual Team
6 195 (4.37%) Life Science
7 181 (4.05%) Mobile App
8 175 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
9 169 (3.78%) Blog
10 93 (2.08%) Mobile Payment
11 84 (1.88%) Public Cloud
12 68 (1.52%) NHS
13 60 (1.34%) Data Centre
13 60 (1.34%) Social Media
14 47 (1.05%) Legacy Systems
15 43 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
16 40 (0.90%) Management Information System
17 38 (0.85%) Digital Media
18 36 (0.81%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 799 (17.89%) Linux
2 372 (8.33%) Unix
3 249 (5.57%) Windows
4 186 (4.16%) Android
5 153 (3.43%) Apple iOS
6 44 (0.99%) Ubuntu
7 31 (0.69%) CentOS
8 29 (0.65%) Windows Server
9 22 (0.49%) tvOS
10 15 (0.34%) Debian
11 13 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.18%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.18%) Windows Phone
13 7 (0.16%) Alpine Linux
14 5 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
14 5 (0.11%) VMS
15 4 (0.090%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.090%) Solaris
16 3 (0.067%) Kali Linux
16 3 (0.067%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,099 (46.99%) Software Engineering
2 2,009 (44.97%) Agile
3 1,427 (31.95%) CI/CD
4 1,298 (29.06%) DevOps
5 1,085 (24.29%) Full Stack Development
6 942 (21.09%) TDD
7 931 (20.84%) Mentoring
8 795 (17.80%) Test Automation
9 715 (16.01%) Microservices
10 654 (14.64%) Coaching
11 599 (13.41%) Scrum
12 565 (12.65%) Web Development
13 547 (12.25%) MVC
14 528 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
14 528 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
15 508 (11.37%) Infrastructure as Code
16 439 (9.83%) Continuous Delivery
17 436 (9.76%) Computer Science
18 425 (9.51%) Pair Programming
19 422 (9.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2,375 (53.17%) Python
2 2,307 (51.65%) JavaScript
3 1,817 (40.68%) Java
4 1,170 (26.19%) SQL
5 1,087 (24.33%) Go
6 615 (13.77%) TypeScript
7 518 (11.60%) PHP
8 449 (10.05%) Bash
9 399 (8.93%) C#
10 384 (8.60%) PowerShell
11 371 (8.31%) Perl
12 329 (7.37%) Kotlin
13 288 (6.45%) Shell Script
14 279 (6.25%) Scala
15 223 (4.99%) ES6
16 221 (4.95%) C++
17 186 (4.16%) Elixir
18 148 (3.31%) C
19 97 (2.17%) Elm
20 86 (1.93%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 360 (8.06%) Degree
2 252 (5.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 183 (4.10%) Security Cleared
4 131 (2.93%) SC Cleared
5 57 (1.28%) AWS Certification
6 55 (1.23%) Master's Degree
7 37 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 36 (0.81%) DV Cleared
9 20 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
10 10 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.20%) MCSE
11 9 (0.20%) PhD
12 4 (0.090%) MCSA
12 4 (0.090%) RHCE
12 4 (0.090%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 3 (0.067%) CCNA
13 3 (0.067%) CEH
13 3 (0.067%) CISSP
13 3 (0.067%) GWAPT
13 3 (0.067%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (6.18%) QA
2 119 (2.66%) Accessibility
3 25 (0.56%) GDPR
4 13 (0.29%) NIST
5 12 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.22%) SOC 2
7 9 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.090%) SLA
9 3 (0.067%) WCAG
10 2 (0.045%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.022%) AUTOSAR
11 1 (0.022%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.022%) NCSC
11 1 (0.022%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1,728 (38.68%) Docker
2 54 (1.21%) ISA Server
3 27 (0.60%) LXC
4 17 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (0.36%) zsh
6 10 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (0.18%) iptables
8 7 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.13%) NFS
10 2 (0.045%) Active Directory
10 2 (0.045%) Ceph
10 2 (0.045%) Squid
10 2 (0.045%) vSphere
11 1 (0.022%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.022%) Postfix
11 1 (0.022%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1,342 (30.04%) Kubernetes
2 954 (21.36%) Terraform
3 352 (7.88%) Ansible
4 305 (6.83%) Puppet
5 253 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
6 135 (3.02%) Prometheus
7 92 (2.06%) Grafana
8 79 (1.77%) Packer
9 47 (1.05%) Graphite
10 44 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
11 39 (0.87%) Kibana
12 33 (0.74%) Argo
13 26 (0.58%) Consul
14 25 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
14 25 (0.56%) Mesos
15 23 (0.51%) Graylog
15 23 (0.51%) StatsD
16 22 (0.49%) Salt
17 16 (0.36%) Cobbler
17 16 (0.36%) Nagios
Vendors
1 637 (14.26%) Google
2 262 (5.87%) Microsoft
3 101 (2.26%) SaltStack
4 99 (2.22%) Splunk
5 94 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
6 89 (1.99%) New Relic
7 80 (1.79%) Apple
7 80 (1.79%) Spotify
8 71 (1.59%) Funding Circle
9 58 (1.30%) Oracle
10 48 (1.07%) BT
11 45 (1.01%) SAP
12 43 (0.96%) AppDynamics
13 40 (0.90%) PagerDuty
14 39 (0.87%) Facebook
15 37 (0.83%) VMware
16 35 (0.78%) Red Hat
17 32 (0.72%) Dell
17 32 (0.72%) IBM
18 27 (0.60%) Adobe