The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 475 385 332
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -53
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 457 668 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.64% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.18% 1.56% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 402 559 792
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38639 42772 46360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.10% 41.02% 41.98%
Number of salaries quoted 33316 35742 41238
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 29 January 2015 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 29 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -70 431 £50,000 +11.11% 91
London -37 298 £52,500 +5.00% 67
City of London -34 51 £50,000 -4.76% 13
South East -63 46 £46,250 -4.14% 7
East of England -12 37 £40,000 +5.26% 3
Cambridgeshire -7 24 £38,500 +1.31%
Scotland -3 23 £50,000 +11.11% 4
North West -10 21 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Buckinghamshire +20 20 £42,500 +80.85% 1
Cambridge -3 20 £39,750 +4.60%
Manchester -6 20 £45,000 - 5
Glasgow +20 19 £50,000 +53.84% 4
South West -38 14 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire -23 12 £47,500 +18.75% 1
High Wycombe - 12 £50,000 -
Somerset +18 8 £38,750 - 1
Milton Keynes +3 8 £40,000 +70.21%
Surrey -27 8 £52,500 -12.50%
Reading - 8 £46,250 -
Bath - 8 £38,750 - 1
Hertfordshire -12 7 £52,500 +16.66% 3
East Midlands +15 6 £45,000 +29.49%
Leeds +7 6 £30,750 -2.38% 3
Northampton -1 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Northamptonshire -4 6 £45,000 +12.50%
West Yorkshire -11 6 £30,750 -2.38% 3
Yorkshire -17 6 £30,750 +2.50% 4
Mayfair - 6 £40,000 -
Farnham - 5 £50,000 -
Dorset -33 4 £37,500 -6.25%

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 913 (94.91%) Ruby
2 564 (58.63%) JavaScript
3 535 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
4 467 (48.54%) HTML
5 428 (44.49%) CSS
6 403 (41.89%) TDD
7 340 (35.34%) Git (software)
8 291 (30.25%) MySQL
9 258 (26.82%) jQuery
10 236 (24.53%) HTML5
11 231 (24.01%) Linux
12 222 (23.08%) OO
13 220 (22.87%) Java
13 220 (22.87%) BDD
14 216 (22.45%) E-Commerce
15 214 (22.25%) MongoDB
16 209 (21.73%) Scrum
17 198 (20.58%) PHP
18 192 (19.96%) Node.js
19 191 (19.85%) Python
20 185 (19.23%) Open Source
21 169 (17.57%) AngularJS
22 166 (17.26%) NoSQL
23 165 (17.15%) CSS3
23 165 (17.15%) Redis
24 153 (15.90%) PostgreSQL
25 152 (15.80%) Backbone.js
26 144 (14.97%) Degree
26 144 (14.97%) User Experience
27 143 (14.86%) Software Engineering

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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
1 192 (19.96%) Node.js
2 76 (7.90%) nginx
3 70 (7.28%) Elasticsearch
4 64 (6.65%) WordPress
5 63 (6.55%) Apache
6 20 (2.08%) Apache Solr
7 13 (1.35%) CMS
8 12 (1.25%) Drupal
8 12 (1.25%) OpenStack
9 11 (1.14%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.52%) Apache ServiceMix
10 5 (0.52%) IIS
11 4 (0.42%) Mule
11 4 (0.42%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.42%) SAS
11 4 (0.42%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.21%) Jetty
12 2 (0.21%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.10%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.10%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (0.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 41 (4.26%) Shopify
2 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 60 (6.24%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (5.82%) GitHub
3 47 (4.89%) SaaS
4 30 (3.12%) Heroku
5 21 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (1.98%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (0.62%) Force.com
9 5 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.21%) PaaS
10 2 (0.21%) Trello
10 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.10%) Office 365
11 1 (0.10%) IaaS
11 1 (0.10%) ElastiCache
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.10%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.39%) Firewall
2 15 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (1.35%) DHCP
4 11 (1.14%) HTTP
5 8 (0.83%) Internet
6 6 (0.62%) Intranet
7 4 (0.42%) Wireless
8 2 (0.21%) VoIP
8 2 (0.21%) VPN
8 2 (0.21%) DNS
9 1 (0.10%) 3G
9 1 (0.10%) LDAP
9 1 (0.10%) 4G
9 1 (0.10%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.10%) LTE
9 1 (0.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (30.25%) MySQL
2 214 (22.25%) MongoDB
3 166 (17.26%) NoSQL
4 165 (17.15%) Redis
5 153 (15.90%) PostgreSQL
6 69 (7.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 51 (5.30%) Relational Database
8 36 (3.74%) SQL Server
8 36 (3.74%) Big Data
9 32 (3.33%) RDBMS
10 16 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (1.25%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (0.94%) Datomic
14 8 (0.83%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 5 (0.52%) CouchDB
16 5 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 4 (0.42%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 340 (35.34%) Git (software)
2 142 (14.76%) RSpec
3 112 (11.64%) Cucumber
4 89 (9.25%) Jenkins
5 71 (7.38%) Hudson
6 63 (6.55%) Jasmine
7 48 (4.99%) Subversion
8 46 (4.78%) CruiseControl
9 35 (3.64%) Selenium
10 28 (2.91%) Xcode
11 22 (2.29%) Eclipse
12 19 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (1.56%) ReSharper
13 15 (1.56%) Mercurial
14 12 (1.25%) TeamCity
14 12 (1.25%) Visual Studio
14 12 (1.25%) RubyMine
14 12 (1.25%) Appium
14 12 (1.25%) Capybara
15 11 (1.14%) Grunt
General
1 70 (7.28%) Marketing
2 40 (4.16%) Finance
3 27 (2.81%) Retail
4 24 (2.49%) Games
5 18 (1.87%) Law
6 10 (1.04%) Publishing
7 8 (0.83%) Advertising
7 8 (0.83%) Back Office
7 8 (0.83%) Billing
8 7 (0.73%) Automotive
9 4 (0.42%) Music Industry
9 4 (0.42%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.31%) iGaming
11 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.21%) Banking
11 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 726 (75.47%) Developer
2 274 (28.48%) Ruby Developer
3 180 (18.71%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 132 (13.72%) Senior Developer
5 62 (6.44%) Web Developer
6 57 (5.93%) Java Developer
7 45 (4.68%) Front-End Developer
8 40 (4.16%) PHP Developer
9 36 (3.74%) Lead Developer
10 33 (3.43%) Software Developer
11 32 (3.33%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
12 31 (3.22%) Architect
13 29 (3.01%) DevOps Engineer
14 25 (2.60%) Junior
15 24 (2.49%) Software Engineer
16 23 (2.39%) Administrator
17 22 (2.29%) Systems Administrator
18 20 (2.08%) Senior Java Developer
19 19 (1.98%) .NET Developer
20 17 (1.77%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (48.54%) HTML
2 428 (44.49%) CSS
3 258 (26.82%) jQuery
4 236 (24.53%) HTML5
5 169 (17.57%) AngularJS
6 165 (17.15%) CSS3
7 152 (15.80%) Backbone.js
8 124 (12.89%) Web Services
9 97 (10.08%) Ember.js
10 96 (9.98%) Sass
10 96 (9.98%) RESTful
11 92 (9.56%) REST
12 91 (9.46%) KnockoutJS
13 84 (8.73%) .NET
14 77 (8.00%) Django
15 71 (7.38%) JSON
16 68 (7.07%) XML
17 58 (6.03%) ASP.NET
18 47 (4.89%) Ajax
19 42 (4.37%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 185 (19.23%) Open Source
2 144 (14.97%) User Experience
3 126 (13.10%) Computer Science
4 54 (5.61%) Mobile App
5 21 (2.18%) iPhone
6 20 (2.08%) iPad
6 20 (2.08%) Replication
7 19 (1.98%) Algorithms
8 17 (1.77%) Visualisation
8 17 (1.77%) Social Media
9 16 (1.66%) Mathematics
9 16 (1.66%) Streaming Video
10 13 (1.35%) Blog
11 12 (1.25%) LIMS
11 12 (1.25%) Data Structures
12 9 (0.94%) Social Network
12 9 (0.94%) Semantic Web
13 8 (0.83%) Statistics
13 8 (0.83%) Blackberry
14 7 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 231 (24.01%) Linux
2 89 (9.25%) Apple iOS
3 84 (8.73%) Android
4 51 (5.30%) UNIX
5 50 (5.20%) Windows
6 49 (5.09%) Mac OS X
7 30 (3.12%) Ubuntu
8 14 (1.46%) CentOS
9 12 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.42%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.42%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.42%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.31%) Fedora
14 1 (0.10%) Solaris
14 1 (0.10%) Debian
14 1 (0.10%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 403 (41.89%) TDD
3 222 (23.08%) OO
4 220 (22.87%) BDD
5 216 (22.45%) E-Commerce
6 209 (21.73%) Scrum
7 143 (14.86%) Software Engineering
8 141 (14.66%) MVC
9 123 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
10 103 (10.71%) DevOps
11 74 (7.69%) Web Development
11 74 (7.69%) OOD
12 59 (6.13%) Pair Programming
13 58 (6.03%) iOS Development
14 55 (5.72%) Android Development
15 49 (5.09%) OOP
16 40 (4.16%) Responsive Web Design
17 39 (4.05%) Kanban
18 38 (3.95%) Business Development
19 37 (3.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 913 (94.91%) Ruby
2 564 (58.63%) JavaScript
3 220 (22.87%) Java
4 198 (20.58%) PHP
5 191 (19.85%) Python
6 114 (11.85%) SQL
7 87 (9.04%) C#
8 59 (6.13%) Perl
9 54 (5.61%) C++
10 48 (4.99%) CoffeeScript
11 39 (4.05%) Objective-C
12 30 (3.12%) Shell Script
12 30 (3.12%) Golang
13 26 (2.70%) Bash Shell
14 23 (2.39%) Scala
15 22 (2.29%) C
16 13 (1.35%) Clojure
17 12 (1.25%) Groovy
18 8 (0.83%) AWK
18 8 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 144 (14.97%) Degree
2 14 (1.46%) CCNA
2 14 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.21%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.10%) PMP
5 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.22%) QA
2 7 (0.73%) SLA
3 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 25 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (1.98%) KVM
3 10 (1.04%) Docker
4 9 (0.94%) XenServer
5 4 (0.42%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.42%) Varnish
6 2 (0.21%) Xen
6 2 (0.21%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.10%) HDFS
7 1 (0.10%) NFS
7 1 (0.10%) Samba
7 1 (0.10%) vSphere
7 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 98 (10.19%) Puppet
2 61 (6.34%) Ansible
3 48 (4.99%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (2.08%) Capistrano
5 16 (1.66%) Salt
6 13 (1.35%) HAProxy
7 11 (1.14%) Nagios
8 5 (0.52%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.10%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 34 (3.53%) VMware
2 29 (3.01%) Google
2 29 (3.01%) Zend
3 24 (2.49%) Red Hat
4 23 (2.39%) Oracle
5 18 (1.87%) Apple
6 16 (1.66%) HP
6 16 (1.66%) Microsoft
7 15 (1.56%) Cisco
8 14 (1.46%) Rackspace
9 13 (1.35%) Riverbed
10 12 (1.25%) ProCurve
10 12 (1.25%) Facebook
11 11 (1.14%) Twitter
12 9 (0.94%) Sybase
13 8 (0.83%) Percona
14 7 (0.73%) Sony
15 6 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
16 4 (0.42%) SEEBURGER
16 4 (0.42%) Toshiba
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + Pension , Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus, bens
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Intelletect
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Extensive benefits to include longer
Posted: 3 days ago