The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby on Rails skills 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 over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 406 360 356
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -4
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 722 746 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.67% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.48% 1.67% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 564 654 790
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48694 44602 52105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.22% 40.11% 41.45%
Number of salaries quoted 40968 38825 46487
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend

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

Ruby on Rails Salary Trend in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 within the UK.

Ruby on Rails Salary Histogram in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 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 within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -45 670 £47,500 - 87
London -82 382 £50,000 -4.76% 48
South East +46 105 £47,500 - 18
City of London -61 76 £52,500 -4.54% 8
North West -32 70 £33,500 +3.07% 3
Manchester -20 62 £35,000 +7.69% 2
East of England -1 40 £38,250 -15.00% 7
Scotland -16 37 £52,500 +101.92% 2
Hampshire +5 32 £47,500 +26.66% 7
Glasgow -11 29 £48,750 +87.50%
Surrey +19 26 £50,000 -6.97% 5
Yorkshire - 25 £41,582 - 4
West Yorkshire - 22 £43,164 - 2
Berkshire +17 21 £57,500 +4.54% 2
West Midlands 0 19 £43,750 -7.89% 2
Essex - 19 £21,500 - 1
South West +10 16 £40,000 +39.13% 6
Oxfordshire +5 16 £36,250 -9.37% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +15 15 £35,232 -41.28%
Tyne and Wear +10 15 £35,232 -41.28%
Cambridgeshire +8 15 £38,500 -14.44% 5
North East +7 15 £35,232 -41.28%
Basingstoke - 15 £47,500 - 2
Billericay - 15 - -
Leeds - 14 £35,000 -
Warwickshire +12 12 £47,500 +35.71%
Cambridge +1 10 £38,250 -15.00% 2
Farnborough -6 10 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Henley-on-Thames - 10 £42,500 -
Guildford +5 8 £52,500 -2.32% 1

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Ruby on Rails also 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 that cited Ruby on Rails.

1 1328 (97.22%) Ruby
2 867 (63.47%) JavaScript
3 741 (54.25%) HTML
4 727 (53.22%) CSS
5 488 (35.72%) TDD
6 476 (34.85%) jQuery
7 406 (29.72%) MySQL
8 402 (29.43%) Git (software)
9 399 (29.21%) Java
10 386 (28.26%) Linux
11 374 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
12 356 (26.06%) HTML5
13 354 (25.92%) PHP
14 312 (22.84%) Open Source
15 298 (21.82%) Python
16 281 (20.57%) OO
16 281 (20.57%) Software Engineering
17 260 (19.03%) CSS3
18 252 (18.45%) .NET
19 240 (17.57%) Web Services
20 239 (17.50%) PostgreSQL
21 225 (16.47%) MVC
22 223 (16.33%) Scrum
23 211 (15.45%) SQL
24 199 (14.57%) NoSQL
25 195 (14.28%) MongoDB
26 180 (13.18%) C#
27 179 (13.10%) Degree
28 175 (12.81%) E-Commerce
29 173 (12.66%) Computer Science

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Ruby on Rails also 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 that cited Ruby on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 164 (12.01%) Node.js
2 123 (9.00%) Apache
3 60 (4.39%) nginx
4 51 (3.73%) SharePoint
5 48 (3.51%) WordPress
6 47 (3.44%) Tomcat
7 46 (3.37%) CMS
8 44 (3.22%) Drupal
9 30 (2.20%) IIS
10 28 (2.05%) WebSphere
11 20 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
12 19 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
13 16 (1.17%) Umbraco
14 11 (0.81%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
15 8 (0.59%) OpenStack
16 7 (0.51%) Adobe CQ
17 5 (0.37%) ColdFusion
18 4 (0.29%) MS Exchange
18 4 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 50 (3.66%) Photoshop
2 34 (2.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (1.61%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.15%) MS Office
4 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.073%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 26 (1.90%) Magento
2 14 (1.02%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.22%) Shopify
5 2 (0.15%) Lawson
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.073%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 100 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (5.05%) SaaS
3 43 (3.15%) GitHub
4 32 (2.34%) Heroku
5 29 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (1.17%) PaaS
7 8 (0.59%) IaaS
8 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.22%) Force.com
10 3 (0.22%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.073%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.54%) Internet
2 34 (2.49%) HTTP
3 13 (0.95%) DNS
3 13 (0.95%) BIG-IP
4 11 (0.81%) Firewall
5 10 (0.73%) Intranet
6 8 (0.59%) DHCP
6 8 (0.59%) Broadband
7 7 (0.51%) LDAP
8 6 (0.44%) FTP
8 6 (0.44%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.37%) Wireless
10 4 (0.29%) SMTP
10 4 (0.29%) MRTG
11 3 (0.22%) AMQP
12 2 (0.15%) SMPP
12 2 (0.15%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 406 (29.72%) MySQL
2 239 (17.50%) PostgreSQL
3 199 (14.57%) NoSQL
4 195 (14.28%) MongoDB
5 92 (6.73%) SQL Server
6 85 (6.22%) Relational Database
7 75 (5.49%) Redis
8 57 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 42 (3.07%) RDBMS
9 42 (3.07%) Big Data
10 35 (2.56%) Hadoop
11 22 (1.61%) CouchDB
12 11 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.51%) MariaDB
14 7 (0.51%) Oracle Database
15 5 (0.37%) Hazelcast
16 4 (0.29%) OrientDB
16 4 (0.29%) Couchbase
16 4 (0.29%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 402 (29.43%) Git (software)
2 155 (11.35%) Cucumber
3 144 (10.54%) RSpec
4 111 (8.13%) Subversion
5 77 (5.64%) Jenkins
6 44 (3.22%) PhoneGap
7 36 (2.64%) Jasmine
8 35 (2.56%) Selenium
9 30 (2.20%) JUnit
10 29 (2.12%) Eclipse
11 26 (1.90%) JIRA
12 24 (1.76%) Hudson
13 23 (1.68%) Visual Studio
14 22 (1.61%) PhantomJS
15 19 (1.39%) Capybara
16 14 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (0.81%) RubyGems
18 10 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 10 (0.73%) Grunt
19 9 (0.66%) Xcode
General
1 141 (10.32%) Finance
2 114 (8.35%) Marketing
3 71 (5.20%) Games
4 30 (2.20%) Retail
5 26 (1.90%) Banking
6 18 (1.32%) Advertising
7 16 (1.17%) Back Office
8 12 (0.88%) Publishing
9 11 (0.81%) Billing
10 10 (0.73%) Law
11 6 (0.44%) Legal
12 4 (0.29%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.15%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.073%) Automotive
14 1 (0.073%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.073%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1121 (82.06%) Developer
2 314 (22.99%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 198 (14.49%) Ruby Developer
4 195 (14.28%) Web Developer
5 167 (12.23%) Senior Developer
6 130 (9.52%) Software Developer
7 116 (8.49%) Front-End Developer
8 73 (5.34%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 72 (5.27%) Java Developer
10 59 (4.32%) Software Engineer
11 58 (4.25%) JavaScript Developer
12 55 (4.03%) PHP Developer
13 54 (3.95%) Lead Developer
14 53 (3.88%) Architect
15 42 (3.07%) Junior
16 40 (2.93%) Junior Developer
17 37 (2.71%) .NET Developer
18 30 (2.20%) Applications Developer
19 28 (2.05%) HTML Developer
19 28 (2.05%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 741 (54.25%) HTML
2 727 (53.22%) CSS
3 476 (34.85%) jQuery
4 356 (26.06%) HTML5
5 260 (19.03%) CSS3
6 252 (18.45%) .NET
7 240 (17.57%) Web Services
8 154 (11.27%) REST
9 140 (10.25%) Ajax
10 131 (9.59%) ASP.NET
11 130 (9.52%) JSON
12 124 (9.08%) RESTful
13 121 (8.86%) Backbone.js
14 115 (8.42%) AngularJS
15 108 (7.91%) Django
16 107 (7.83%) Sass
17 96 (7.03%) Ember.js
18 95 (6.95%) XML
19 89 (6.52%) SOAP
20 81 (5.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 312 (22.84%) Open Source
2 173 (12.66%) Computer Science
3 88 (6.44%) Mobile App
4 35 (2.56%) Social Network
5 30 (2.20%) Blog
6 24 (1.76%) Social Media
7 23 (1.68%) iPhone
8 14 (1.02%) GIS
8 14 (1.02%) Web 2.0
9 13 (0.95%) Smartphone
9 13 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (0.88%) iPad
10 12 (0.88%) Robotics
11 11 (0.81%) W3C
11 11 (0.81%) Blackberry
11 11 (0.81%) LIMS
12 9 (0.66%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.59%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.59%) Biology
14 7 (0.51%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 386 (28.26%) Linux
2 145 (10.61%) Android
3 130 (9.52%) Apple iOS
4 100 (7.32%) UNIX
5 73 (5.34%) Windows
6 43 (3.15%) Ubuntu
7 19 (1.39%) Mac OS X
8 14 (1.02%) Windows Phone
9 12 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.59%) CentOS
12 7 (0.51%) Solaris
13 6 (0.44%) AIX
13 6 (0.44%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.29%) Gentoo
14 4 (0.29%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.22%) Debian
16 2 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (35.72%) TDD
2 374 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
3 281 (20.57%) Software Engineering
3 281 (20.57%) OO
4 225 (16.47%) MVC
5 223 (16.33%) Scrum
6 175 (12.81%) E-Commerce
7 160 (11.71%) BDD
8 137 (10.03%) Web Development
9 123 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
10 106 (7.76%) OOP
11 74 (5.42%) OOD
12 73 (5.34%) Unit Testing
13 69 (5.05%) User Experience Design
14 60 (4.39%) iOS Development
15 53 (3.88%) Web Application Development
16 51 (3.73%) Android Development
16 51 (3.73%) Kanban
17 48 (3.51%) Project Management
18 43 (3.15%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1328 (97.22%) Ruby
2 867 (63.47%) JavaScript
3 399 (29.21%) Java
4 354 (25.92%) PHP
5 298 (21.82%) Python
6 211 (15.45%) SQL
7 180 (13.18%) C#
8 125 (9.15%) Perl
9 67 (4.90%) C++
9 67 (4.90%) CoffeeScript
10 56 (4.10%) Objective-C
11 47 (3.44%) Scala
12 29 (2.12%) Erlang
13 28 (2.05%) C
13 28 (2.05%) PHP5
14 24 (1.76%) Shell Script
15 21 (1.54%) Bash Shell
16 20 (1.46%) Groovy
17 18 (1.32%) VB
18 16 (1.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 179 (13.10%) Degree
2 28 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.22%) PhD
3 3 (0.22%) ISEB
4 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.15%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.073%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.073%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.073%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.073%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.12%) QA
2 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.15%) SLA
4 1 (0.073%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (1.17%) Varnish
2 14 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.51%) KVM
3 7 (0.51%) Xen
4 4 (0.29%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.29%) NFS
5 3 (0.22%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.22%) Postfix
5 3 (0.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 118 (8.64%) Puppet
2 102 (7.47%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (3.44%) Capistrano
4 26 (1.90%) Nagios
5 20 (1.46%) Vagrant
6 12 (0.88%) ZABBIX
7 9 (0.66%) HAProxy
8 5 (0.37%) Ansible
9 4 (0.29%) SmokePing
9 4 (0.29%) Zenoss
10 3 (0.22%) Ganglia
10 3 (0.22%) collectd
11 1 (0.073%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 92 (6.73%) Facebook
2 72 (5.27%) Oracle
3 68 (4.98%) Twitter
4 56 (4.10%) Microsoft
5 40 (2.93%) Zend
6 38 (2.78%) Adobe
7 35 (2.56%) Google
8 25 (1.83%) New Relic
9 23 (1.68%) Rackspace
9 23 (1.68%) VMware
10 20 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
10 20 (1.46%) Sitecore
11 19 (1.39%) DevExpress
12 18 (1.32%) EPiServer
13 15 (1.10%) Red Hat
14 10 (0.73%) Siebel
15 8 (0.59%) Cisco
15 8 (0.59%) SAP
15 8 (0.59%) JBoss
15 8 (0.59%) JD Edwards
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: £50,000 per annum negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Rockfield
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Grey Bridge
Salary: Shares
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Grey Bridge
Posted: 23 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus; pension; negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus = Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 26,000 - 28,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago