Period
to 26 September 2021

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 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 185 92 80
Rank change year-on-year -93 -12 -21
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 463 159 289
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.78% 2.92% 3.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.08% 4.55% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 290 138 264
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £43,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £63,750
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.88% +10.87%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £85,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +13.04% +4.55%

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 15,014 3,497 4,574
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 57.62% 64.29% 57.90%
Number of salaries quoted 12,018 3,178 4,127
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £76,250 £71,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 26 September 2021.

Ruby salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, Ruby job roles required the following IT 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.

1 244 (52.70%) Ruby on Rails
2 209 (45.14%) Python
3 198 (42.76%) JavaScript
4 163 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
5 157 (33.91%) AWS
6 156 (33.69%) Docker
7 146 (31.53%) PostgreSQL
8 133 (28.73%) React
9 129 (27.86%) Terraform
9 129 (27.86%) DevOps
10 127 (27.43%) Kubernetes
11 123 (26.57%) Go
12 122 (26.35%) Software Engineering
13 113 (24.41%) Node.js
14 106 (22.89%) Java
15 105 (22.68%) Full Stack Development
16 104 (22.46%) Finance
17 95 (20.52%) Git (software)
17 95 (20.52%) Azure
18 92 (19.87%) Social Skills
19 85 (18.36%) CSS
20 83 (17.93%) Mentoring
21 75 (16.20%) Linux
22 73 (15.77%) Test Automation
22 73 (15.77%) HTML
23 69 (14.90%) Microservices
24 62 (13.39%) SQL
25 60 (12.96%) GCP
25 60 (12.96%) Jenkins
26 57 (12.31%) Scrum

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 50 (10.80%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (3.46%) Confluence
3 5 (1.08%) OpenStack
3 5 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (0.86%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (0.86%) Ethereum
4 4 (0.86%) Hyperledger
5 3 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (0.65%) WordPress
6 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.43%) Drupal
7 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (2.16%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.43%) Figma
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.43%) Magento
2 2 (0.43%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 157 (33.91%) AWS
2 95 (20.52%) Azure
3 60 (12.96%) GCP
4 49 (10.58%) Heroku
5 41 (8.86%) SaaS
6 39 (8.42%) GitHub
7 27 (5.83%) Serverless
8 22 (4.75%) AWS CloudFormation
9 21 (4.54%) AWS Lambda
9 21 (4.54%) PaaS
10 17 (3.67%) IaaS
11 12 (2.59%) OpenShift
12 10 (2.16%) Amazon EKS
13 9 (1.94%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (1.94%) Route 53
14 8 (1.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (1.73%) AWS CodeCommit
14 8 (1.73%) AWS CodePipeline
15 7 (1.51%) Amazon ECS
15 7 (1.51%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.81%) Firewall
2 10 (2.16%) HTTP
3 6 (1.30%) SMS
3 6 (1.30%) tcpdump
4 5 (1.08%) Internet
4 5 (1.08%) IPv4
4 5 (1.08%) LAN
4 5 (1.08%) WAN
5 4 (0.86%) SSL
6 3 (0.65%) DNS
6 3 (0.65%) SNMP
6 3 (0.65%) SSH
6 3 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.43%) 802.11
7 2 (0.43%) VPN
8 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.22%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (31.53%) PostgreSQL
2 46 (9.94%) Redis
3 42 (9.07%) MySQL
4 35 (7.56%) NoSQL
5 26 (5.62%) MongoDB
6 19 (4.10%) Big Data
7 18 (3.89%) Relational Database
8 15 (3.24%) SQL Server
9 13 (2.81%) Amazon Redshift
10 12 (2.59%) Blockchain
11 9 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (1.94%) Redshift Spectrum
12 8 (1.73%) Looker
13 6 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (1.08%) Power BI
15 4 (0.86%) CouchDB
15 4 (0.86%) Tableau
16 3 (0.65%) BigQuery
17 2 (0.43%) Apache Hive
17 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 95 (20.52%) Git (software)
2 60 (12.96%) Jenkins
3 39 (8.42%) RSpec
4 37 (7.99%) GitLab
5 31 (6.70%) CircleCI
6 28 (6.05%) webpack
7 20 (4.32%) JIRA
8 14 (3.02%) Cypress.io
8 14 (3.02%) Selenium
9 11 (2.38%) Bitbucket
10 8 (1.73%) Subversion
11 6 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.08%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.86%) JUnit
13 4 (0.86%) Maven
14 3 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (0.65%) Travis CI
15 2 (0.43%) Burp Suite
15 2 (0.43%) Mocha
15 2 (0.43%) SonarQube
General
1 104 (22.46%) Finance
2 92 (19.87%) Social Skills
3 54 (11.66%) Retail
4 38 (8.21%) Marketing
5 15 (3.24%) Public Sector
6 12 (2.59%) Local Government
7 11 (2.38%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.94%) Automotive
8 9 (1.94%) Legal
8 9 (1.94%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.73%) Billing
10 7 (1.51%) Banking
11 6 (1.30%) Electronics
12 4 (0.86%) Games
13 3 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (0.65%) Publishing
14 2 (0.43%) Organisational Skills
15 1 (0.22%) German Language
15 1 (0.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 1 (0.22%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 218 (47.08%) Developer
2 74 (15.98%) Ruby Developer
3 68 (14.69%) Senior Developer
4 57 (12.31%) DevOps Engineer
5 56 (12.10%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 46 (9.94%) Full Stack Developer
7 25 (5.40%) Senior Ruby Developer
8 23 (4.97%) Software Engineer
9 22 (4.75%) Python Developer
9 22 (4.75%) Software Developer
10 21 (4.54%) Senior DevOps
10 21 (4.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 18 (3.89%) Backend Developer
11 18 (3.89%) Technical Leader
11 18 (3.89%) Web Developer
12 17 (3.67%) Ruby Engineer
13 16 (3.46%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
14 15 (3.24%) React Developer
15 14 (3.02%) Senior Python Developer
16 13 (2.81%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (52.70%) Ruby on Rails
2 133 (28.73%) React
3 113 (24.41%) Node.js
4 85 (18.36%) CSS
5 73 (15.77%) HTML
6 52 (11.23%) GraphQL
7 50 (10.80%) Sass
8 38 (8.21%) React Native
9 36 (7.78%) AngularJS
10 35 (7.56%) Kafka
11 32 (6.91%) Django
12 28 (6.05%) HTML5
13 25 (5.40%) Web Services
14 24 (5.18%) Redux
15 22 (4.75%) .NET
16 21 (4.54%) RESTful
17 20 (4.32%) jQuery
18 19 (4.10%) Vue.js
19 18 (3.89%) Elastic Stack
20 17 (3.67%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.72%) User Experience
2 24 (5.18%) Virtual Team
3 21 (4.54%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.89%) Cloud Native
5 16 (3.46%) FMCG
5 16 (3.46%) Public Cloud
6 14 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (2.38%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.30%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.30%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.30%) NHS
10 5 (1.08%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.08%) iPhone
11 3 (0.65%) iPad
11 3 (0.65%) Legacy Code
11 3 (0.65%) TMS320
12 2 (0.43%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (0.43%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 75 (16.20%) Linux
2 41 (8.86%) Windows
3 38 (8.21%) Unix
4 11 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.94%) Android
6 6 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.86%) CentOS
7 4 (0.86%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.65%) CoreOS
8 3 (0.65%) Debian
8 3 (0.65%) SUSE
8 3 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.65%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.65%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.43%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (27.86%) DevOps
3 122 (26.35%) Software Engineering
4 105 (22.68%) Full Stack Development
5 83 (17.93%) Mentoring
6 73 (15.77%) Test Automation
7 69 (14.90%) Microservices
8 57 (12.31%) Scrum
9 56 (12.10%) TDD
10 54 (11.66%) Business Intelligence
11 49 (10.58%) Coaching
12 48 (10.37%) Clean Code
13 45 (9.72%) User Research
14 42 (9.07%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (8.64%) Pair Programming
16 38 (8.21%) Infrastructure as Code
16 38 (8.21%) OO
17 35 (7.56%) Web Development
18 34 (7.34%) OOP
19 33 (7.13%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 209 (45.14%) Python
2 198 (42.76%) JavaScript
3 123 (26.57%) Go
4 106 (22.89%) Java
5 62 (13.39%) SQL
6 55 (11.88%) PHP
7 52 (11.23%) Bash Shell
7 52 (11.23%) TypeScript
8 45 (9.72%) C#
9 35 (7.56%) Elm
10 32 (6.91%) PowerShell
11 27 (5.83%) C
12 26 (5.62%) ES6
13 19 (4.10%) C++
13 19 (4.10%) Perl
14 18 (3.89%) Clojure
15 16 (3.46%) Elixir
16 6 (1.30%) Rust
17 5 (1.08%) VB
17 5 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (4.75%) Degree
2 15 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.94%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.30%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.02%) QA
2 13 (2.81%) Accessibility
3 7 (1.51%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 156 (33.69%) Docker
2 8 (1.73%) vSphere
3 3 (0.65%) Gluster
4 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 129 (27.86%) Terraform
2 127 (27.43%) Kubernetes
3 42 (9.07%) Puppet
4 39 (8.42%) Ansible
5 34 (7.34%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (5.18%) Prometheus
7 13 (2.81%) Grafana
8 10 (2.16%) Kustomize
9 5 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (1.08%) Nagios
9 5 (1.08%) SCCM
10 4 (0.86%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.86%) Kibana
10 4 (0.86%) Packer
11 3 (0.65%) Consul
11 3 (0.65%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 2 (0.43%) Nessus
12 2 (0.43%) Nmap
12 2 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (6.70%) Google
2 24 (5.18%) SAP
3 11 (2.38%) IBM
3 11 (2.38%) VMware
4 9 (1.94%) Oracle
5 8 (1.73%) Microsoft
6 6 (1.30%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.30%) Splunk
7 5 (1.08%) Alibaba
8 4 (0.86%) Orchard
8 4 (0.86%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.65%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.65%) Dell
9 3 (0.65%) Dynatrace
9 3 (0.65%) Mercator
9 3 (0.65%) PagerDuty
9 3 (0.65%) Sun
10 2 (0.43%) Facebook
10 2 (0.43%) Sony
10 2 (0.43%) Twitter