The table below looks at the statistics for the Ruby on Rails Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 808 732 676
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 89 158 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 84 153 198
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Ruby on Rails Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Ruby on Rails Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ruby on Rails Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer within the UK.

Ruby on Rails Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Ruby on Rails Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Ruby on Rails Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -77 79 £50,000 +11.11% 5
London -15 49 £52,500 +13.51% 5
South East -2 17 £48,750 -2.50%
City of London +18 12 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Berkshire +3 10 £42,500 -29.16%
Scotland +10 9 £55,000 -
Glasgow +9 9 £55,000 -
Cambridge 0 6 £41,000 +36.66%
Cambridgeshire -6 6 £41,000 +36.66%
East of England -16 6 £41,000 +36.66%
Slough -10 5 £55,000 -21.42%
Wokingham - 5 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £47,500 -
High Wycombe - 5 £47,500 -
Yorkshire -29 3 £30,000 -
Leeds - 3 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 -
North West -10 2 £33,000 -17.50%
Surrey -13 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Manchester -18 2 £33,000 -17.50%
Leicestershire - 2 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
Leicester - 1 £55,000 -
Farnham - 1 £50,000 -
Guildford - 1 - -

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title.

1 189 (100.00%) Ruby
1 189 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 125 (66.14%) JavaScript
3 117 (61.90%) HTML
3 117 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (60.85%) CSS
5 105 (55.56%) TDD
6 78 (41.27%) MySQL
7 68 (35.98%) Scrum
8 65 (34.39%) Git (software)
9 60 (31.75%) BDD
10 57 (30.16%) MongoDB
11 56 (29.63%) E-Commerce
11 56 (29.63%) Backbone.js
12 52 (27.51%) HTML5
13 50 (26.46%) PostgreSQL
14 49 (25.93%) Hudson
15 45 (23.81%) CSS3
15 45 (23.81%) Node.js
16 43 (22.75%) Redis
17 42 (22.22%) Open Source
18 41 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
19 39 (20.63%) RESTful
20 38 (20.11%) CruiseControl
21 37 (19.58%) jQuery
21 37 (19.58%) WordPress
22 36 (19.05%) KnockoutJS
23 33 (17.46%) RSpec
23 33 (17.46%) Shopify
24 32 (16.93%) MVC

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (23.81%) Node.js
2 37 (19.58%) WordPress
3 10 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.12%) Apache
5 2 (1.06%) CMS
5 2 (1.06%) Plone
5 2 (1.06%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.53%) IIS
6 1 (0.53%) nginx
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.53%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 33 (17.46%) Shopify
2 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.70%) SaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Heroku
3 1 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) DNS
1 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (41.27%) MySQL
2 57 (30.16%) MongoDB
3 50 (26.46%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (22.75%) Redis
5 22 (11.64%) NoSQL
6 17 (8.99%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.82%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.65%) CouchDB
10 4 (2.12%) SQL Server
10 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.06%) Big Data
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 65 (34.39%) Git (software)
2 49 (25.93%) Hudson
3 38 (20.11%) CruiseControl
4 33 (17.46%) RSpec
5 21 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 14 (7.41%) Jenkins
7 9 (4.76%) RubyMine
8 7 (3.70%) Jasmine
9 6 (3.17%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.65%) Xcode
11 4 (2.12%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.12%) ReSharper
11 4 (2.12%) Moq
11 4 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.06%) Selenium
13 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.53%) Subversion
13 1 (0.53%) JUnit
13 1 (0.53%) Mockito
13 1 (0.53%) Capybara
General
1 14 (7.41%) Games
2 11 (5.82%) Finance
3 5 (2.65%) Marketing
4 4 (2.12%) Automotive
5 3 (1.59%) Back Office
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 117 (61.90%) HTML
3 115 (60.85%) CSS
4 56 (29.63%) Backbone.js
5 52 (27.51%) HTML5
6 45 (23.81%) CSS3
7 39 (20.63%) RESTful
8 37 (19.58%) jQuery
9 36 (19.05%) KnockoutJS
10 20 (10.58%) Web Services
11 19 (10.05%) AngularJS
12 15 (7.94%) Sass
12 15 (7.94%) Ember.js
13 13 (6.88%) XML
14 9 (4.76%) Haml
15 8 (4.23%) PhoneGap
15 8 (4.23%) .NET
15 8 (4.23%) Apache Cordova
16 7 (3.70%) YAML
16 7 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.22%) Open Source
2 7 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.65%) LIMS
4 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.06%) Blog
4 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.53%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.53%) User Experience
5 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.17%) Linux
2 7 (3.70%) Android
2 7 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.65%) UNIX
4 1 (0.53%) Windows
4 1 (0.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (55.56%) TDD
3 68 (35.98%) Scrum
4 60 (31.75%) BDD
5 56 (29.63%) E-Commerce
6 41 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (16.93%) MVC
8 20 (10.58%) Web Development
9 15 (7.94%) Software Engineering
10 12 (6.35%) Web Application Development
11 10 (5.29%) Market Research
12 8 (4.23%) OO
12 8 (4.23%) Pair Programming
13 7 (3.70%) B2B
13 7 (3.70%) B2C
14 6 (3.17%) OOD
14 6 (3.17%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (3.17%) Web Design
15 5 (2.65%) Integration Testing
15 5 (2.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 189 (100.00%) Ruby
2 125 (66.14%) JavaScript
3 28 (14.81%) CoffeeScript
4 25 (13.23%) SQL
5 22 (11.64%) PHP
6 20 (10.58%) Python
7 14 (7.41%) Java
8 12 (6.35%) Perl
9 8 (4.23%) RubyMotion
10 5 (2.65%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.12%) C#
12 3 (1.59%) Clojure
12 3 (1.59%) Golang
13 1 (0.53%) Scala
13 1 (0.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (2.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.12%) SLA
Systems Management
1 18 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (6.88%) Puppet
3 7 (3.70%) Capistrano
3 7 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (4.76%) Sybase
1 9 (4.76%) Twitter
2 8 (4.23%) Facebook
3 6 (3.17%) Google
3 6 (3.17%) Zend
4 5 (2.65%) Apple
5 1 (0.53%) Sony
5 1 (0.53%) Perforce
5 1 (0.53%) Nokia
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle
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