Period
to 25 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 177 146 90
Rank change year-on-year -31 -56 +10
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2,409 3,596 6,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.95% 2.39% 3.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.61% 4.35% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,856 2,932 5,128
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,700
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.11% -4.18%
10th Percentile £35,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 66,805 82,669 97,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.10% 54.98% 55.73%
Number of salaries quoted 55,182 68,432 81,777
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 25 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Ruby in the UK

Ruby
Top 17 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 February 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
England -32 2,245 £60,000 - 513
London -29 1,322 £67,500 +3.85% 265
UK excluding London -7 1,039 £52,500 +5.00% 287
South East +22 361 £53,500 +7.00% 68
North of England -46 249 £55,000 +10.00% 87
South West +12 153 £47,500 -5.00% 42
Yorkshire -34 118 £55,000 +10.00% 34
North West -22 116 £55,000 +10.00% 47
Scotland +39 105 £45,000 -7.22% 28
Midlands -12 79 £50,000 -4.76% 26
West Midlands +30 63 £52,500 +2.44% 18
East of England -5 57 £50,000 - 23
Northern Ireland +20 20 £40,000 -36.00% 4
East Midlands -18 16 £42,500 -22.73% 8
North East +5 15 £40,000 - 6
Wales -8 14 £52,500 +16.67% 9
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 with a requirement for Ruby.

1 1,446 (60.02%) Python
2 1,266 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1,014 (42.09%) Java
4 922 (38.27%) AWS
5 900 (37.36%) JavaScript
6 876 (36.36%) DevOps
7 754 (31.30%) Linux
8 740 (30.72%) Docker
9 630 (26.15%) Git (software)
10 607 (25.20%) C#
11 561 (23.29%) Azure
11 561 (23.29%) Kubernetes
12 549 (22.79%) TDD
13 483 (20.05%) Ansible
14 479 (19.88%) Jenkins
15 474 (19.68%) Puppet
16 471 (19.55%) Software Engineering
17 467 (19.39%) Node.js
18 461 (19.14%) Ruby on Rails
19 460 (19.10%) Test Automation
20 452 (18.76%) Bash Shell
21 434 (18.02%) Finance
22 432 (17.93%) .NET
23 386 (16.02%) Terraform
24 369 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
25 367 (15.23%) SQL
26 364 (15.11%) Microservices
27 363 (15.07%) BDD
28 358 (14.86%) Opscode Chef
29 343 (14.24%) RESTful

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 92 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
2 77 (3.20%) Apache
3 70 (2.91%) Confluence
4 68 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 53 (2.20%) Cloud Foundry
6 51 (2.12%) JBoss
7 47 (1.95%) IIS
8 42 (1.74%) CMS
9 37 (1.54%) OpenStack
10 36 (1.49%) nginx
11 23 (0.95%) Apache Spark
11 23 (0.95%) MS Exchange
12 21 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 21 (0.87%) WebSphere
13 16 (0.66%) Headless CMS
14 12 (0.50%) Apache TomEE
15 10 (0.42%) WebLogic
16 7 (0.29%) WordPress
17 6 (0.25%) GeoServer
18 5 (0.21%) Smallworld
Applications
1 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.12%) Sketch
2 3 (0.12%) Zeplin
3 2 (0.083%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.042%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 16 (0.66%) thinkFolio
2 12 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.29%) Magento
4 4 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.17%) Shopify
5 2 (0.083%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.042%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.042%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 922 (38.27%) AWS
2 561 (23.29%) Azure
3 229 (9.51%) GCP
4 202 (8.39%) SaaS
5 161 (6.68%) Serverless
6 125 (5.19%) GitHub
7 96 (3.99%) PaaS
8 90 (3.74%) IaaS
9 87 (3.61%) OpenShift
10 80 (3.32%) Heroku
11 78 (3.24%) AWS Lambda
12 74 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
13 73 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
14 71 (2.95%) AWS CloudFormation
15 57 (2.37%) Amazon S3
16 55 (2.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 42 (1.74%) Slack
18 28 (1.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 26 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 26 (1.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 138 (5.73%) DNS
2 113 (4.69%) TCP/IP
3 100 (4.15%) Firewall
4 74 (3.07%) HTTP
5 48 (1.99%) VPN
6 45 (1.87%) DHCP
7 43 (1.78%) Internet
8 22 (0.91%) SMTP
9 19 (0.79%) Software-Defined Networking
9 19 (0.79%) SSL
10 18 (0.75%) Kerberos
11 14 (0.58%) SSH
12 11 (0.46%) FTP
13 9 (0.37%) HTTPS
13 9 (0.37%) SNMP
14 8 (0.33%) SAN
15 7 (0.29%) 802.11
16 6 (0.25%) PBX
16 6 (0.25%) Skype
16 6 (0.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 250 (10.38%) NoSQL
3 228 (9.46%) MySQL
4 156 (6.48%) SQL Server 2016
5 154 (6.39%) PostgreSQL
6 124 (5.15%) MongoDB
7 90 (3.74%) Relational Database
8 77 (3.20%) Redis
9 60 (2.49%) Big Data
10 59 (2.45%) Amazon RDS
11 37 (1.54%) Hadoop
12 34 (1.41%) RDBMS
13 23 (0.95%) QlikView
14 21 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 19 (0.79%) Cosmos DB
16 18 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
17 16 (0.66%) Apache Hive
18 15 (0.62%) HBase
19 14 (0.58%) Blockchain
20 13 (0.54%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 630 (26.15%) Git (software)
2 479 (19.88%) Jenkins
3 245 (10.17%) Selenium
4 177 (7.35%) Cucumber
5 174 (7.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 135 (5.60%) JIRA
7 100 (4.15%) WebDriver
8 93 (3.86%) TeamCity
9 92 (3.82%) GitLab
10 91 (3.78%) RSpec
11 78 (3.24%) Subversion
12 73 (3.03%) Vagrant
13 72 (2.99%) JMeter
14 55 (2.28%) Maven
15 53 (2.20%) Postman
16 52 (2.16%) Bitbucket
17 49 (2.03%) CircleCI
18 46 (1.91%) Appium
19 43 (1.78%) JUnit
19 43 (1.78%) Mockito
General
1 434 (18.02%) Finance
2 104 (4.32%) Games
3 91 (3.78%) Banking
4 77 (3.20%) Retail
5 74 (3.07%) Marketing
6 47 (1.95%) Public Sector
7 41 (1.70%) Law
8 36 (1.49%) Legal
9 27 (1.12%) Billing
9 27 (1.12%) Telecoms
10 20 (0.83%) Investment Banking
11 18 (0.75%) Front Office
12 17 (0.71%) Advertising
12 17 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.71%) French Language
12 17 (0.71%) Italian Language
12 17 (0.71%) Spanish Language
13 16 (0.66%) German Language
14 13 (0.54%) Music Industry
15 9 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 840 (34.87%) Developer
2 425 (17.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 208 (8.63%) Software Engineer
4 176 (7.31%) Ruby Developer
5 164 (6.81%) .NET Developer
6 150 (6.23%) Senior Developer
7 124 (5.15%) Software Developer
8 110 (4.57%) Cloud Engineer
9 102 (4.23%) C# Developer
10 101 (4.19%) AWS Engineer
11 99 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
12 88 (3.65%) Full Stack Developer
13 83 (3.45%) Java Developer
14 77 (3.20%) Platform Engineer
15 74 (3.07%) Java Engineer
16 72 (2.99%) ASP.NET Developer
16 72 (2.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 71 (2.95%) Test Engineer
18 69 (2.86%) Java Software Engineer
18 69 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (19.39%) Node.js
2 461 (19.14%) Ruby on Rails
3 432 (17.93%) .NET
4 343 (14.24%) RESTful
5 331 (13.74%) React
6 321 (13.33%) HTML
7 297 (12.33%) CSS
8 230 (9.55%) AngularJS
9 177 (7.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 175 (7.26%) ASP.NET
11 171 (7.10%) REST
12 165 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 160 (6.64%) Web Services
14 158 (6.56%) .NET Framework
15 142 (5.89%) Spring
16 136 (5.65%) Entity Framework
17 133 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 129 (5.35%) Code First Entity Framework
18 129 (5.35%) WCF
19 108 (4.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 165 (6.85%) Public Cloud
2 116 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
3 95 (3.94%) Mobile App
4 93 (3.86%) User Experience
5 87 (3.61%) Cloud Native
6 74 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
6 74 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
7 67 (2.78%) Data Centre
8 46 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
8 46 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
9 42 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
10 32 (1.33%) Clustering
10 32 (1.33%) Fixed Income
11 31 (1.29%) Virtual Team
12 29 (1.20%) Management Information System
13 27 (1.12%) Private Cloud
14 26 (1.08%) Algorithms
14 26 (1.08%) Derivative
14 26 (1.08%) Equities
15 23 (0.95%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 754 (31.30%) Linux
2 319 (13.24%) Windows
3 139 (5.77%) Unix
4 132 (5.48%) Android
5 131 (5.44%) Apple iOS
6 93 (3.86%) CentOS
7 85 (3.53%) Mac OS X
8 67 (2.78%) Windows Server
9 62 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 40 (1.66%) Ubuntu
11 23 (0.95%) Debian
12 14 (0.58%) Kali Linux
13 11 (0.46%) VMS
13 11 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (0.42%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.21%) CoreOS
16 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,266 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
2 876 (36.36%) DevOps
3 549 (22.79%) TDD
4 471 (19.55%) Software Engineering
5 460 (19.10%) Test Automation
6 369 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
7 364 (15.11%) Microservices
8 363 (15.07%) BDD
9 340 (14.11%) Open Source
10 314 (13.03%) Scrum
11 286 (11.87%) Configuration Management
12 269 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
13 231 (9.59%) MVC
14 220 (9.13%) Fintech
15 191 (7.93%) Continuous Delivery
15 191 (7.93%) OO
16 186 (7.72%) Mentoring
17 166 (6.89%) Computer Science
18 156 (6.48%) Infrastructure as Code
19 154 (6.39%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1,446 (60.02%) Python
2 1,014 (42.09%) Java
3 900 (37.36%) JavaScript
4 607 (25.20%) C#
5 452 (18.76%) Bash Shell
6 367 (15.23%) SQL
7 336 (13.95%) Go
8 317 (13.16%) PHP
9 287 (11.91%) PowerShell
10 274 (11.37%) Perl
11 154 (6.39%) C++
12 113 (4.69%) Scala
13 102 (4.23%) TypeScript
14 88 (3.65%) Kotlin
15 87 (3.61%) Apple Swift
16 76 (3.15%) Java 8
17 75 (3.11%) Groovy
18 69 (2.86%) C
19 66 (2.74%) Shell Script
20 61 (2.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 202 (8.39%) Degree
2 117 (4.86%) Security Cleared
3 75 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 56 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 53 (2.20%) ISTQB
6 34 (1.41%) ISEB
7 22 (0.91%) OSCP
8 18 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 17 (0.71%) DV Cleared
10 16 (0.66%) CEH
11 13 (0.54%) CISSP
12 12 (0.50%) CESG Certified Professional
12 12 (0.50%) GWAPT
13 11 (0.46%) AWS Certification
14 9 (0.37%) Master's Degree
15 7 (0.29%) CCNA
15 7 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (0.29%) CREST Certified
15 7 (0.29%) PhD
16 6 (0.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (7.89%) QA
2 31 (1.29%) SLA
3 28 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.91%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.50%) GDPR
6 10 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.083%) PMO
9 1 (0.042%) JTAG
9 1 (0.042%) WCAG
System Software
1 740 (30.72%) Docker
2 69 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 47 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (0.58%) HDFS
5 14 (0.58%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 10 (0.42%) VirtualBox
6 10 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.42%) Xen
7 9 (0.37%) KVM
7 9 (0.37%) NFS
7 9 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.37%) vSphere
8 7 (0.29%) Varnish
9 5 (0.21%) GlusterFS
9 5 (0.21%) Samba
10 4 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 4 (0.17%) LXC
11 3 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 561 (23.29%) Kubernetes
2 483 (20.05%) Ansible
3 474 (19.68%) Puppet
4 386 (16.02%) Terraform
5 358 (14.86%) Opscode Chef
6 112 (4.65%) Packer
7 97 (4.03%) Nagios
8 95 (3.94%) Grafana
9 75 (3.11%) Prometheus
9 75 (3.11%) Salt
10 67 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
10 67 (2.78%) ZABBIX
11 66 (2.74%) Consul
12 65 (2.70%) Mesos
13 57 (2.37%) Graphite
14 43 (1.78%) Kibana
15 38 (1.58%) Marathon
16 22 (0.91%) Rancher
17 21 (0.87%) Istio
18 19 (0.79%) logstash
Vendors
1 187 (7.76%) Microsoft
2 179 (7.43%) Oracle
3 138 (5.73%) Google
4 81 (3.36%) VMware
5 78 (3.24%) Splunk
6 72 (2.99%) New Relic
7 71 (2.95%) Red Hat
8 47 (1.95%) Atlassian
9 38 (1.58%) IBM
10 36 (1.49%) SAP
11 34 (1.41%) Dynatrace
12 30 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
13 29 (1.20%) SaltStack
14 28 (1.16%) Adobe
15 25 (1.04%) Micro Focus
16 24 (1.00%) Apple
17 23 (0.95%) Tableau
18 22 (0.91%) WorldPay
19 21 (0.87%) PagerDuty
20 20 (0.83%) AppDynamics