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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 446 389 343
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -46
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 583 660 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.61% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 1.54% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 437 585 787
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,300 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
44720 42822 47653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.18% 39.40% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 37606 37096 41992
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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 -59 555 £47,500 - 78
London -51 339 £55,000 +4.76% 53
South East -31 83 £41,250 +3.12% 10
City of London -12 70 £55,000 - 11
East of England +37 50 £38,000 -5.00% 6
Cambridgeshire +27 44 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Cambridge +25 41 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Surrey +8 30 £28,500 -36.66%
North West -64 28 £38,750 +10.71% 6
Scotland -8 27 £48,750 +16.07% 3
Glasgow -2 25 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Hampshire +1 22 £40,000 - 3
Manchester -44 21 £40,000 +14.28% 6
South West -4 17 £40,000 +60.00% 1
West Midlands -2 16 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Basingstoke +8 15 £45,000 +119.51% 1
Yorkshire -27 15 £37,500 -16.66%
Buckinghamshire 0 12 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Dorset - 12 £40,000 - 1
Warwickshire +19 11 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire -5 11 £37,500 +15.38%
Sheffield -6 11 £37,500 +15.38%
Milton Keynes -9 11 £43,750 +12.17%
Poole - 10 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +2 9 £43,750 +24.11% 5
Cheshire -18 7 £37,500 +7.14%
Southampton - 7 £35,000 - 1
Hertfordshire 0 6 £48,000 +47.69% 2
Berkshire -15 6 £45,000 +9.09%
Birmingham +4 5 £40,000 +23.07% 2

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1234 (96.94%) Ruby
2 741 (58.21%) JavaScript
3 602 (47.29%) HTML
4 580 (45.56%) CSS
5 485 (38.10%) TDD
6 453 (35.59%) Git (software)
7 396 (31.11%) Linux
8 372 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
9 357 (28.04%) OO
10 356 (27.97%) jQuery
11 349 (27.42%) Java
12 344 (27.02%) MySQL
13 327 (25.69%) Open Source
14 289 (22.70%) HTML5
15 266 (20.90%) Python
16 258 (20.27%) PHP
16 258 (20.27%) PostgreSQL
17 254 (19.95%) BDD
18 249 (19.56%) E-Commerce
19 238 (18.70%) Software Engineering
20 215 (16.89%) CSS3
21 214 (16.81%) Degree
22 207 (16.26%) MVC
23 206 (16.18%) Computer Science
23 206 (16.18%) MongoDB
24 195 (15.32%) Scrum
25 193 (15.16%) REST
26 188 (14.77%) Node.js
26 188 (14.77%) Cucumber
27 177 (13.90%) AngularJS

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 188 (14.77%) Node.js
2 92 (7.23%) Apache
3 65 (5.11%) nginx
4 55 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
5 49 (3.85%) WordPress
6 45 (3.53%) CMS
7 36 (2.83%) IIS
8 35 (2.75%) Tomcat
9 34 (2.67%) Drupal
10 29 (2.28%) Apache Solr
11 24 (1.89%) SharePoint
12 15 (1.18%) OpenStack
13 12 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
14 11 (0.86%) ColdFusion
15 10 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
16 8 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
17 7 (0.55%) WebSphere
18 4 (0.31%) Documentum
19 3 (0.24%) TorqueBox
19 3 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.63%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.31%) MS Office
3 4 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (2.28%) Shopify
2 21 (1.65%) Google Analytics
3 18 (1.41%) Magento
4 8 (0.63%) Optimost
5 5 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.16%) SiteCatalyst
8 1 (0.079%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.079%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 76 (5.97%) GitHub
2 74 (5.81%) SaaS
3 55 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (2.59%) Heroku
6 12 (0.94%) PaaS
7 11 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.86%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.47%) CloudFront
8 6 (0.47%) Rackspace Cloud
9 5 (0.39%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (0.24%) Office 365
12 2 (0.16%) Force.com
12 2 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.01%) Internet
2 35 (2.75%) HTTP
3 12 (0.94%) Firewall
4 11 (0.86%) DNS
5 8 (0.63%) DHCP
6 6 (0.47%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.47%) 3G
6 6 (0.47%) LTE
7 5 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.24%) AMQP
8 3 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.24%) Wireless
8 3 (0.24%) LDAP
8 3 (0.24%) SMTP
8 3 (0.24%) FTP
9 2 (0.16%) IPv4
9 2 (0.16%) IPv6
9 2 (0.16%) SMPP
9 2 (0.16%) VLAN
9 2 (0.16%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (27.02%) MySQL
2 258 (20.27%) PostgreSQL
3 206 (16.18%) MongoDB
4 171 (13.43%) NoSQL
5 163 (12.80%) Redis
6 93 (7.31%) Relational Database
7 90 (7.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 82 (6.44%) SQL Server
9 48 (3.77%) Big Data
10 36 (2.83%) RDBMS
11 22 (1.73%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.10%) CouchDB
13 9 (0.71%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.47%) Pentaho
16 6 (0.47%) SQLite
17 2 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
17 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 453 (35.59%) Git (software)
2 188 (14.77%) Cucumber
3 155 (12.18%) RSpec
4 96 (7.54%) Jenkins
4 96 (7.54%) Subversion
5 67 (5.26%) Jasmine
6 64 (5.03%) Hudson
7 47 (3.69%) Selenium
8 41 (3.22%) CruiseControl
9 40 (3.14%) Eclipse
10 21 (1.65%) Visual Studio
10 21 (1.65%) PhantomJS
11 20 (1.57%) JUnit
11 20 (1.57%) Maven
12 18 (1.41%) Ant
13 14 (1.10%) Xcode
14 13 (1.02%) WATIR
15 11 (0.86%) NUnit
16 10 (0.79%) ReSharper
16 10 (0.79%) Mercurial
General
1 126 (9.90%) Marketing
2 90 (7.07%) Finance
3 77 (6.05%) Retail
4 51 (4.01%) Games
5 30 (2.36%) Publishing
6 24 (1.89%) Advertising
7 20 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.10%) Banking
9 10 (0.79%) Music Industry
10 7 (0.55%) Automotive
11 6 (0.47%) Back Office
11 6 (0.47%) Billing
12 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.24%) Electronics
12 3 (0.24%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.16%) German Language
14 1 (0.079%) Law
14 1 (0.079%) Legal
Job Titles
1 983 (77.22%) Developer
2 275 (21.60%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 239 (18.77%) Ruby Developer
4 121 (9.51%) Senior Developer
5 116 (9.11%) Web Developer
6 95 (7.46%) Software Developer
7 93 (7.31%) Java Developer
8 71 (5.58%) Architect
9 60 (4.71%) Front-End Developer
10 57 (4.48%) Software Engineer
11 42 (3.30%) Junior
12 40 (3.14%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
13 38 (2.99%) Junior Developer
14 33 (2.59%) Lead Developer
15 30 (2.36%) DevOps Engineer
15 30 (2.36%) Programmer
16 27 (2.12%) PHP Developer
17 23 (1.81%) .NET Developer
17 23 (1.81%) JavaScript Developer
18 20 (1.57%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 602 (47.29%) HTML
2 580 (45.56%) CSS
3 356 (27.97%) jQuery
4 289 (22.70%) HTML5
5 215 (16.89%) CSS3
6 193 (15.16%) REST
7 177 (13.90%) AngularJS
8 175 (13.75%) Web Services
9 141 (11.08%) Backbone.js
10 140 (11.00%) .NET
10 140 (11.00%) RESTful
11 116 (9.11%) Django
12 88 (6.91%) Sass
13 87 (6.83%) XML
14 79 (6.21%) ASP.NET
14 79 (6.21%) JSON
15 74 (5.81%) Spring
16 71 (5.58%) Ember.js
17 64 (5.03%) Ajax
18 61 (4.79%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 327 (25.69%) Open Source
2 206 (16.18%) Computer Science
3 133 (10.45%) Mobile App
4 39 (3.06%) Blog
5 30 (2.36%) Blackberry
6 23 (1.81%) Mathematics
7 21 (1.65%) iPhone
8 20 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.49%) Statistics
10 17 (1.34%) Social Network
11 16 (1.26%) iPad
12 15 (1.18%) Smartphone
13 13 (1.02%) Digital Media
14 12 (0.94%) Visualisation
15 11 (0.86%) Online Games
16 9 (0.71%) Informatics
16 9 (0.71%) Robotics
16 9 (0.71%) Biology
17 8 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 7 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 396 (31.11%) Linux
2 129 (10.13%) Android
3 119 (9.35%) Apple iOS
4 75 (5.89%) UNIX
5 61 (4.79%) Windows
6 52 (4.08%) Ubuntu
7 20 (1.57%) Solaris
8 19 (1.49%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.79%) Debian
9 10 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.47%) AIX
10 6 (0.47%) CentOS
11 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.31%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.24%) SUSE
14 2 (0.16%) Fedora
14 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.079%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (38.10%) TDD
2 372 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
3 357 (28.04%) OO
4 254 (19.95%) BDD
5 249 (19.56%) E-Commerce
6 238 (18.70%) Software Engineering
7 207 (16.26%) MVC
8 195 (15.32%) Scrum
9 124 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
10 121 (9.51%) DevOps
11 116 (9.11%) Web Development
12 99 (7.78%) OOD
13 88 (6.91%) OOP
14 71 (5.58%) Android Development
15 67 (5.26%) iOS Development
16 59 (4.63%) Business Development
17 53 (4.16%) Analytics
18 50 (3.93%) Pair Programming
19 48 (3.77%) Unit Testing
20 44 (3.46%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 1234 (96.94%) Ruby
2 741 (58.21%) JavaScript
3 349 (27.42%) Java
4 266 (20.90%) Python
5 258 (20.27%) PHP
6 175 (13.75%) SQL
7 119 (9.35%) C#
8 110 (8.64%) Perl
9 69 (5.42%) C++
10 54 (4.24%) CoffeeScript
11 40 (3.14%) Scala
12 28 (2.20%) Golang
12 28 (2.20%) Objective-C
13 25 (1.96%) RubyMotion
14 24 (1.89%) Bash Shell
15 20 (1.57%) PHP5
16 16 (1.26%) Haskell
17 14 (1.10%) C
17 14 (1.10%) Groovy
18 7 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 214 (16.81%) Degree
2 15 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.24%) CCNA
3 3 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.079%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.079%) MCITP
5 1 (0.079%) PMP
5 1 (0.079%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.59%) QA
2 7 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.10%) Varnish
3 8 (0.63%) KVM
4 6 (0.47%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.47%) Xen
5 5 (0.39%) Docker
6 3 (0.24%) XenServer
7 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 109 (8.56%) Puppet
2 97 (7.62%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (3.14%) Capistrano
4 34 (2.67%) Ansible
5 20 (1.57%) Nagios
6 12 (0.94%) Salt
7 9 (0.71%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.31%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.24%) collectd
9 3 (0.24%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.079%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.079%) logstash
10 1 (0.079%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.079%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 68 (5.34%) Google
2 48 (3.77%) Twitter
3 44 (3.46%) Rackspace
4 38 (2.99%) Oracle
5 35 (2.75%) Microsoft
6 34 (2.67%) Facebook
7 25 (1.96%) VMware
8 21 (1.65%) DevExpress
9 13 (1.02%) Zend
9 13 (1.02%) HP
10 12 (0.94%) JBoss
10 12 (0.94%) Sony
11 11 (0.86%) SAP
12 10 (0.79%) Apple
12 10 (0.79%) Toshiba
12 10 (0.79%) EPiServer
12 10 (0.79%) Sitecore
13 9 (0.71%) Demandware
14 8 (0.63%) Red Hat
14 8 (0.63%) Omniture
Stockport, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 30 minutes ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Bridge Noble
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Novation Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £3000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and PLC benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and PLC benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Life and more
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Home working / Career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: Max £35,000 + bonus, benefits & superb pension (12% non-contributory!)
Posted: 2 days ago