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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 22 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 116 153 132
Rank change year-on-year +37 -21 -54
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2,246 697 228
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.14% 2.21% 2.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 3.58% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 721 534 187
10th Percentile £46,250 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £57,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% - +4.00%
75th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £90,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% +8.70%

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 WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 42,664 19,444 5,965
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 59.66% 61.65% 64.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24,040 16,188 5,226
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £81,922 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,625
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

Ruby
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Ruby trend for jobs with a WFH option

Ruby
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Ruby.

Ruby salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Ruby
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Ruby over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Ruby salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, Ruby job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Ruby.

1 1,239 (55.16%) JavaScript
2 1,218 (54.23%) Python
3 1,170 (52.09%) Ruby on Rails
4 1,018 (45.33%) AWS
5 1,013 (45.10%) Software Engineering
6 996 (44.35%) Agile
7 913 (40.65%) React
8 775 (34.51%) Java
9 711 (31.66%) DevOps
10 703 (31.30%) PostgreSQL
11 678 (30.19%) Docker
12 658 (29.30%) Kubernetes
13 636 (28.32%) CI/CD
14 597 (26.58%) Full Stack Development
15 580 (25.82%) Node.js
16 510 (22.71%) Terraform
17 492 (21.91%) Go
18 481 (21.42%) Git (software)
19 463 (20.61%) Linux
20 438 (19.50%) Mentoring
21 426 (18.97%) Social Skills
22 423 (18.83%) Scrum
23 413 (18.39%) GitHub
24 405 (18.03%) TDD
25 381 (16.96%) Finance
26 369 (16.43%) Jenkins
27 367 (16.34%) SQL
28 347 (15.45%) CSS
29 338 (15.05%) Kafka
30 333 (14.83%) TypeScript

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 204 (9.08%) Elasticsearch
2 92 (4.10%) Cloud Foundry
3 80 (3.56%) Confluence
4 40 (1.78%) Apache
5 25 (1.11%) Drupal
6 19 (0.85%) Apache Airflow
7 17 (0.76%) nginx
7 17 (0.76%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.36%) Ethereum
9 7 (0.31%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.31%) Hyperledger
9 7 (0.31%) MetaMask
10 6 (0.27%) CMS
10 6 (0.27%) Jetty
10 6 (0.27%) WildFly
10 6 (0.27%) WordPress
11 2 (0.089%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.089%) IIS
11 2 (0.089%) SAS
11 2 (0.089%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (0.18%) SketchUp
3 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.089%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 26 (1.16%) Shopify
2 11 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
3 10 (0.45%) SAP Business One
4 7 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
4 7 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (0.31%) R3 Corda
5 4 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.18%) Summit
6 2 (0.089%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,018 (45.33%) AWS
2 413 (18.39%) GitHub
3 300 (13.36%) Azure
4 256 (11.40%) Heroku
5 226 (10.06%) GCP
6 184 (8.19%) SaaS
7 179 (7.97%) Serverless
8 171 (7.61%) Amazon S3
9 161 (7.17%) Amazon EC2
10 139 (6.19%) Amazon ECS
11 132 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
12 129 (5.74%) AWS CloudFormation
13 126 (5.61%) Amazon EKS
14 115 (5.12%) Slack
15 114 (5.08%) PaaS
16 80 (3.56%) Datadog
17 76 (3.38%) IaaS
18 67 (2.98%) Amazon SQS
19 64 (2.85%) Cloudflare
20 56 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 102 (4.54%) HTTP
2 79 (3.52%) Internet
3 59 (2.63%) DNS
4 43 (1.91%) SSL
5 31 (1.38%) Firewall
6 30 (1.34%) HTTPS
7 25 (1.11%) DKIM
7 25 (1.11%) DMARC
7 25 (1.11%) Network Security
8 21 (0.93%) DSL
9 18 (0.80%) TCP/IP
10 13 (0.58%) VoIP
11 8 (0.36%) Kerberos
11 8 (0.36%) VPN
12 7 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (0.31%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
13 6 (0.27%) PPP
14 4 (0.18%) AMQP
14 4 (0.18%) DHCP
15 3 (0.13%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 703 (31.30%) PostgreSQL
2 299 (13.31%) Redis
3 194 (8.64%) MySQL
4 133 (5.92%) Relational Database
5 115 (5.12%) NoSQL
6 102 (4.54%) Amazon RDS
7 76 (3.38%) Big Data
8 61 (2.72%) MongoDB
9 55 (2.45%) Neo4j
10 53 (2.36%) Amazon Redshift
11 37 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 37 (1.65%) SQL Server
12 33 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (1.16%) Tableau
14 21 (0.93%) Electronic Patient Records
15 15 (0.67%) Amazon Aurora
16 14 (0.62%) Looker
16 14 (0.62%) Power BI
17 13 (0.58%) Data Lake
18 12 (0.53%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 481 (21.42%) Git (software)
2 369 (16.43%) Jenkins
3 291 (12.96%) CircleCI
4 216 (9.62%) JIRA
5 203 (9.04%) RSpec
6 109 (4.85%) Spinnaker
7 108 (4.81%) Cypress.io
8 101 (4.50%) Cucumber
9 94 (4.19%) Selenium
10 88 (3.92%) webpack
11 86 (3.83%) GitLab
12 37 (1.65%) Appium
12 37 (1.65%) JMeter
13 34 (1.51%) Travis CI
14 32 (1.42%) Capybara
14 32 (1.42%) WebDriver
15 31 (1.38%) Bitbucket
16 30 (1.34%) Storybook
17 29 (1.29%) Postman
18 28 (1.25%) git-flow
General
1 426 (18.97%) Social Skills
2 381 (16.96%) Finance
3 203 (9.04%) Marketing
4 171 (7.61%) Retail
5 157 (6.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 141 (6.28%) Public Sector
7 108 (4.81%) Automotive
8 98 (4.36%) Games
9 68 (3.03%) Legal
10 65 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
11 61 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
12 56 (2.49%) Banking
13 55 (2.45%) Law
14 49 (2.18%) Publishing
15 48 (2.14%) Presentation Skills
16 43 (1.91%) Tech for Good
17 41 (1.83%) Organisational Skills
18 31 (1.38%) Telecoms
19 27 (1.20%) Aerospace
20 23 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 750 (33.39%) Software Engineer
2 600 (26.71%) Developer
3 329 (14.65%) Senior Software Engineer
4 177 (7.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 164 (7.30%) Senior Developer
6 131 (5.83%) Full Stack Developer
7 103 (4.59%) Ruby Developer
8 98 (4.36%) Ruby Engineer
9 92 (4.10%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 78 (3.47%) Senior DevOps
10 78 (3.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 74 (3.29%) Lead Software Engineer
12 58 (2.58%) Python Developer
13 56 (2.49%) Java Developer
14 54 (2.40%) Platform Engineer
15 51 (2.27%) Senior Ruby Developer
16 49 (2.18%) Cloud Engineer
17 47 (2.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 47 (2.09%) Senior Full Stack Developer
18 44 (1.96%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,170 (52.09%) Ruby on Rails
2 913 (40.65%) React
3 580 (25.82%) Node.js
4 347 (15.45%) CSS
5 338 (15.05%) Kafka
6 298 (13.27%) HTML
7 281 (12.51%) AngularJS
8 238 (10.60%) .NET
9 167 (7.44%) Vue.js
10 149 (6.63%) Sass
11 138 (6.14%) REST
12 128 (5.70%) Django
13 126 (5.61%) RESTful
14 112 (4.99%) GraphQL
15 106 (4.72%) RabbitMQ
16 91 (4.05%) JSON
16 91 (4.05%) Spring
17 77 (3.43%) Sinatra
18 75 (3.34%) .NET Core
18 75 (3.34%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 217 (9.66%) User Experience
2 208 (9.26%) Cloud Native
3 180 (8.01%) Virtual Team
4 132 (5.88%) Algorithms
5 130 (5.79%) Blog
6 109 (4.85%) Mobile App
7 93 (4.14%) Mobile Payment
8 76 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
9 73 (3.25%) Data Structures
10 62 (2.76%) Public Cloud
11 56 (2.49%) Social Media
12 52 (2.32%) Data Centre
13 46 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
14 42 (1.87%) Legacy Systems
15 31 (1.38%) NHS
16 30 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
17 29 (1.29%) Social Network
18 23 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
19 22 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
19 22 (0.98%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 463 (20.61%) Linux
2 146 (6.50%) Windows
3 118 (5.25%) Unix
4 71 (3.16%) Android
5 50 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 34 (1.51%) Ubuntu
7 26 (1.16%) Windows Server
8 15 (0.67%) Debian
9 12 (0.53%) CentOS
10 8 (0.36%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.089%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.089%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.089%) VMS
12 2 (0.089%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.045%) Fedora
13 1 (0.045%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.045%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,013 (45.10%) Software Engineering
2 996 (44.35%) Agile
3 711 (31.66%) DevOps
4 636 (28.32%) CI/CD
5 597 (26.58%) Full Stack Development
6 438 (19.50%) Mentoring
7 423 (18.83%) Scrum
8 405 (18.03%) TDD
9 325 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
10 292 (13.00%) Coaching
11 264 (11.75%) Problem-Solving
12 262 (11.67%) Infrastructure as Code
13 254 (11.31%) Test Automation
14 231 (10.28%) Continuous Delivery
15 229 (10.20%) Microservices
16 218 (9.71%) Data Science
17 188 (8.37%) E-Commerce
17 188 (8.37%) OO
18 184 (8.19%) Clean Code
19 183 (8.15%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 1,239 (55.16%) JavaScript
2 1,218 (54.23%) Python
3 775 (34.51%) Java
4 492 (21.91%) Go
5 367 (16.34%) SQL
6 333 (14.83%) TypeScript
7 240 (10.69%) Kotlin
8 237 (10.55%) C#
9 183 (8.15%) Bash
10 178 (7.93%) PHP
11 155 (6.90%) Scala
12 141 (6.28%) Elixir
13 134 (5.97%) ES6
14 80 (3.56%) Perl
15 79 (3.52%) Clojure
16 75 (3.34%) C++
17 73 (3.25%) Elm
18 68 (3.03%) PowerShell
19 66 (2.94%) C
20 49 (2.18%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 120 (5.34%) Degree
2 77 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (3.21%) SC Cleared
3 72 (3.21%) Security Cleared
4 38 (1.69%) AWS Certification
5 9 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.36%) MCSE
7 5 (0.22%) MCSA
7 5 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 4 (0.18%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.13%) RHCE
10 2 (0.089%) CFA
10 2 (0.089%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.089%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.045%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.045%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.045%) PhD
11 1 (0.045%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (7.03%) QA
2 90 (4.01%) Accessibility
3 20 (0.89%) GDPR
4 12 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.53%) NIST
5 8 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.36%) SOC 2
6 2 (0.089%) SLA
7 1 (0.045%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.045%) WCAG
System Software
1 678 (30.19%) Docker
2 9 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (0.36%) iptables
4 6 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.089%) LXC
5 2 (0.089%) NFS
6 1 (0.045%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.045%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.045%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 658 (29.30%) Kubernetes
2 510 (22.71%) Terraform
3 154 (6.86%) Ansible
4 110 (4.90%) Puppet
5 97 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
6 66 (2.94%) Prometheus
7 65 (2.89%) Grafana
8 61 (2.72%) Packer
9 37 (1.65%) Graphite
10 32 (1.42%) Kibana
11 30 (1.34%) Docker Swarm
12 23 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
13 21 (0.93%) StatsD
14 18 (0.80%) Salt
15 15 (0.67%) Argo
15 15 (0.67%) Graylog
15 15 (0.67%) Mesos
16 12 (0.53%) Consul
17 11 (0.49%) Nagios
18 8 (0.36%) MOM
Vendors
1 242 (10.77%) Google
2 56 (2.49%) Apple
3 54 (2.40%) New Relic
4 50 (2.23%) SaltStack
5 42 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
6 39 (1.74%) SAP
7 33 (1.47%) Microsoft
8 31 (1.38%) Oracle
9 29 (1.29%) PagerDuty
10 28 (1.25%) Dell
10 28 (1.25%) Spotify
11 27 (1.20%) Splunk
12 24 (1.07%) Adobe
12 24 (1.07%) IFS
13 22 (0.98%) IBM
14 21 (0.93%) Facebook
15 16 (0.71%) VMware
16 15 (0.67%) Atlassian
17 14 (0.62%) Amplitude
18 11 (0.49%) hybris