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 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)
Rank 493 421 357
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -64
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 476 622 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.57% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 1.39% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 412 538 749
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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
41311 44859 48721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.89% 40.97% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35589 37930 43357
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 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 19 December 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 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
(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 -74 446 £50,000 +11.11% 60
London +6 312 £50,000 -1.96% 44
City of London +21 72 £50,000 -0.99% 8
South East -37 49 £46,000 +8.23% 3
East of England -12 33 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Scotland +6 26 £54,000 +13.68% 3
Glasgow +21 24 £54,500 +55.71% 2
Cambridge +12 22 £41,000 +36.66% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 22 £41,000 +36.66% 1
Berkshire -10 18 £47,500 +11.76% 1
North West -19 15 £37,500 +7.14% 6
South West -21 14 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Manchester -24 13 £60,000 +60.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +9 12 £47,500 -
Surrey -11 11 £42,500 -5.55%
Warwickshire -26 11 £35,000 -22.22%
West Midlands -62 11 £35,000 -17.64% 1
East Midlands +33 7 £45,000 +52.54%
Milton Keynes +5 7 £45,000 +91.48%
Bath +10 6 £38,750 +55.00% 2
Somerset +8 6 £38,750 +55.00% 2
Mayfair - 6 £40,000 -
Farnham - 6 £42,500 -
High Wycombe +5 5 £47,500 +11.76%
Oxfordshire +1 5 £47,500 +8.57%
Poole -9 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Slough -10 5 £55,000 -21.42%
Northampton -11 5 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire -14 5 £45,000 -
Dorset -17 5 £37,500 -6.25%

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 980 (95.80%) Ruby
2 628 (61.39%) JavaScript
3 585 (57.18%) Agile Software Development
4 498 (48.68%) HTML
5 457 (44.67%) CSS
6 442 (43.21%) TDD
7 386 (37.73%) Git (software)
8 299 (29.23%) MySQL
9 275 (26.88%) jQuery
10 263 (25.71%) OO
11 253 (24.73%) HTML5
12 251 (24.54%) Linux
13 247 (24.14%) BDD
14 244 (23.85%) E-Commerce
15 234 (22.87%) Java
16 226 (22.09%) Open Source
17 223 (21.80%) MongoDB
18 212 (20.72%) Python
19 209 (20.43%) Node.js
20 202 (19.75%) PHP
21 193 (18.87%) AngularJS
22 187 (18.28%) Scrum
23 184 (17.99%) NoSQL
24 183 (17.89%) CSS3
25 176 (17.20%) User Experience
25 176 (17.20%) Redis
25 176 (17.20%) PostgreSQL
26 171 (16.72%) Software Engineering
27 164 (16.03%) Backbone.js
28 163 (15.93%) Degree

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 209 (20.43%) Node.js
2 84 (8.21%) nginx
3 77 (7.53%) Elasticsearch
4 70 (6.84%) Apache
5 66 (6.45%) WordPress
6 31 (3.03%) Apache Solr
7 17 (1.66%) CMS
8 16 (1.56%) OpenStack
9 14 (1.37%) Drupal
10 11 (1.08%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.29%) Documentum
11 3 (0.29%) IIS
11 3 (0.29%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.20%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.20%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.20%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.20%) JBoss
12 2 (0.20%) Plone
Applications
1 8 (0.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 43 (4.20%) Shopify
2 18 (1.76%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.098%) Optimost
3 1 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 81 (7.92%) GitHub
2 53 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (4.50%) SaaS
4 25 (2.44%) Heroku
4 25 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (1.76%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.59%) Force.com
8 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.20%) Trello
10 2 (0.20%) PaaS
11 1 (0.098%) Office 365
11 1 (0.098%) ElastiCache
11 1 (0.098%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.098%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.25%) Firewall
2 21 (2.05%) Internet
3 14 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (1.27%) DHCP
5 6 (0.59%) HTTP
5 6 (0.59%) Intranet
6 5 (0.49%) Wireless
7 4 (0.39%) LTE
7 4 (0.39%) 3G
8 3 (0.29%) DNS
9 2 (0.20%) 4G
10 1 (0.098%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (29.23%) MySQL
2 223 (21.80%) MongoDB
3 184 (17.99%) NoSQL
4 176 (17.20%) Redis
4 176 (17.20%) PostgreSQL
5 78 (7.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 46 (4.50%) Relational Database
7 37 (3.62%) Big Data
8 31 (3.03%) RDBMS
9 22 (2.15%) SQL Server
10 13 (1.27%) Hadoop
11 8 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.59%) CouchDB
13 5 (0.49%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.49%) Datomic
14 4 (0.39%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (0.29%) BigQuery
15 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 386 (37.73%) Git (software)
2 159 (15.54%) RSpec
3 150 (14.66%) Cucumber
4 100 (9.78%) Jenkins
5 76 (7.43%) Jasmine
6 75 (7.33%) Hudson
7 57 (5.57%) Subversion
8 49 (4.79%) CruiseControl
9 35 (3.42%) Selenium
10 30 (2.93%) Eclipse
11 25 (2.44%) Xcode
12 19 (1.86%) Mercurial
13 18 (1.76%) TeamCity
14 14 (1.37%) ReSharper
15 13 (1.27%) PhantomJS
16 12 (1.17%) Capybara
16 12 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (1.08%) WATIR
17 11 (1.08%) Maven
18 10 (0.98%) NUnit
General
1 99 (9.68%) Marketing
2 55 (5.38%) Retail
3 50 (4.89%) Finance
4 26 (2.54%) Games
5 18 (1.76%) Publishing
6 15 (1.47%) Advertising
7 14 (1.37%) Law
8 10 (0.98%) Music Industry
9 9 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.78%) Back Office
11 7 (0.68%) Automotive
12 4 (0.39%) Banking
12 4 (0.39%) Billing
12 4 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.29%) iGaming
14 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.098%) Legal
15 1 (0.098%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.098%) Electronics
15 1 (0.098%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 773 (75.56%) Developer
2 269 (26.30%) Ruby Developer
3 189 (18.48%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 123 (12.02%) Senior Developer
5 74 (7.23%) Web Developer
6 72 (7.04%) Java Developer
7 45 (4.40%) PHP Developer
7 45 (4.40%) Front-End Developer
8 41 (4.01%) Architect
9 30 (2.93%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 30 (2.93%) DevOps Engineer
10 27 (2.64%) Software Developer
11 26 (2.54%) Software Engineer
12 23 (2.25%) Lead Developer
12 23 (2.25%) Administrator
13 22 (2.15%) Systems Administrator
13 22 (2.15%) Senior Java Developer
14 20 (1.96%) Junior
15 17 (1.66%) iOS Developer
16 16 (1.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 498 (48.68%) HTML
2 457 (44.67%) CSS
3 275 (26.88%) jQuery
4 253 (24.73%) HTML5
5 193 (18.87%) AngularJS
6 183 (17.89%) CSS3
7 164 (16.03%) Backbone.js
8 141 (13.78%) REST
9 120 (11.73%) Web Services
10 107 (10.46%) Sass
11 101 (9.87%) RESTful
12 96 (9.38%) Ember.js
13 92 (8.99%) KnockoutJS
13 92 (8.99%) JSON
14 88 (8.60%) Django
15 72 (7.04%) XML
16 61 (5.96%) .NET
17 54 (5.28%) Ext JS
18 45 (4.40%) LESS
19 44 (4.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 226 (22.09%) Open Source
2 176 (17.20%) User Experience
3 155 (15.15%) Computer Science
4 71 (6.94%) Mobile App
5 26 (2.54%) Algorithms
6 24 (2.35%) iPhone
7 23 (2.25%) iPad
8 22 (2.15%) Statistics
9 21 (2.05%) Blackberry
10 18 (1.76%) Replication
10 18 (1.76%) Mathematics
10 18 (1.76%) Blog
11 16 (1.56%) Social Network
12 15 (1.47%) Streaming Video
13 14 (1.37%) Visualisation
13 14 (1.37%) Digital Media
14 10 (0.98%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.88%) Informatics
16 8 (0.78%) Social Media
17 7 (0.68%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 251 (24.54%) Linux
2 103 (10.07%) Apple iOS
3 97 (9.48%) Android
4 48 (4.69%) UNIX
5 47 (4.59%) Windows
6 33 (3.23%) Mac OS X
7 25 (2.44%) Ubuntu
8 14 (1.37%) CentOS
9 13 (1.27%) Solaris
10 12 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.78%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.39%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.29%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.29%) Fedora
15 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.098%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.098%) openSUSE
16 1 (0.098%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 585 (57.18%) Agile Software Development
2 442 (43.21%) TDD
3 263 (25.71%) OO
4 247 (24.14%) BDD
5 244 (23.85%) E-Commerce
6 187 (18.28%) Scrum
7 171 (16.72%) Software Engineering
8 157 (15.35%) MVC
9 124 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
10 116 (11.34%) DevOps
11 99 (9.68%) OOD
12 79 (7.72%) Web Development
13 69 (6.74%) Pair Programming
14 64 (6.26%) iOS Development
15 63 (6.16%) OOP
16 60 (5.87%) Business Development
17 52 (5.08%) Android Development
18 41 (4.01%) UX Design
19 40 (3.91%) Configuration Management
20 39 (3.81%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 980 (95.80%) Ruby
2 628 (61.39%) JavaScript
3 234 (22.87%) Java
4 212 (20.72%) Python
5 202 (19.75%) PHP
6 107 (10.46%) SQL
7 79 (7.72%) C#
8 57 (5.57%) Perl
8 57 (5.57%) CoffeeScript
9 55 (5.38%) C++
10 38 (3.71%) Golang
11 34 (3.32%) Objective-C
12 26 (2.54%) Scala
12 26 (2.54%) Bash Shell
13 22 (2.15%) Shell Script
14 17 (1.66%) C
15 9 (0.88%) PHP5
15 9 (0.88%) Clojure
15 9 (0.88%) RubyMotion
16 8 (0.78%) sed
Qualifications
1 163 (15.93%) Degree
2 14 (1.37%) CCNA
2 14 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.098%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.098%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.93%) QA
2 7 (0.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.098%) WAI
System Software
1 23 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (1.96%) KVM
3 9 (0.88%) XenServer
4 6 (0.59%) Docker
5 4 (0.39%) Varnish
6 3 (0.29%) Xen
7 2 (0.20%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.098%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.098%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 101 (9.87%) Puppet
2 58 (5.67%) Opscode Chef
2 58 (5.67%) Ansible
3 20 (1.96%) Capistrano
4 17 (1.66%) Salt
5 13 (1.27%) HAProxy
6 12 (1.17%) Nagios
7 3 (0.29%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.098%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.098%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.098%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.098%) Graphite
Vendors
1 41 (4.01%) Google
2 28 (2.74%) Zend
3 27 (2.64%) VMware
4 24 (2.35%) Red Hat
5 23 (2.25%) Oracle
5 23 (2.25%) Twitter
6 22 (2.15%) HP
7 21 (2.05%) Apple
7 21 (2.05%) Rackspace
8 16 (1.56%) Facebook
9 15 (1.47%) Cisco
10 14 (1.37%) Sony
11 13 (1.27%) Riverbed
12 12 (1.17%) ProCurve
13 11 (1.08%) Microsoft
14 10 (0.98%) Toshiba
15 9 (0.88%) Sybase
16 8 (0.78%) Percona
17 6 (0.59%) Perforce
18 5 (0.49%) Adobe
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + equity, + relocation
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adam Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Extensive benefits to include longer
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Complete Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum + equity, + relocation
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + Pension , Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus share options
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £52000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits Available
Posted: 4 days ago