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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 451 383 334
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -49
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 564 675 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.62% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 1.57% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 436 595 805
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45345 42986 48272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.79% 39.54% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 38527 37281 42694
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 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -95 520 £47,500 - 85
London -94 306 £55,000 +4.76% 47
South East -32 69 £40,000 -5.88% 15
City of London -33 63 £56,500 +2.72% 10
East of England +24 47 £38,000 -5.00% 8
Scotland +12 41 £50,000 +27.38% 2
North West -32 39 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Cambridgeshire +24 37 £38,000 -5.00% 8
Glasgow +15 34 £50,000 +31.57% 2
Cambridge +13 30 £37,750 -5.62% 8
Manchester -24 29 £40,000 +14.28% 3
South West +9 22 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Hampshire +5 19 £40,000 - 3
Surrey -28 17 £28,500 -36.66% 4
West Midlands +11 15 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 14 £42,500 +11.11% 2
Dorset - 14 £40,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 14 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire -36 13 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Milton Keynes +4 12 £42,500 +11.11% 2
Warwickshire +20 11 £35,000 -17.64%
South Yorkshire - 11 £37,500 -
Sheffield - 11 £37,500 -
Cheshire -4 10 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Hertfordshire -5 10 £48,000 +37.14% 1
Oxfordshire -13 9 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Edinburgh -11 8 £45,000 +10.42%
Poole - 8 £40,000 - 1
Oxford +4 6 £27,500 -38.88%
Berkshire -7 6 £50,000 -6.97% 1

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1249 (97.12%) Ruby
2 745 (57.93%) JavaScript
3 612 (47.59%) HTML
4 593 (46.11%) CSS
5 475 (36.94%) TDD
6 424 (32.97%) Git (software)
7 409 (31.80%) Linux
8 391 (30.40%) jQuery
9 359 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
10 355 (27.60%) Java
11 328 (25.51%) OO
12 316 (24.57%) Open Source
13 314 (24.42%) MySQL
14 290 (22.55%) HTML5
15 284 (22.08%) PHP
16 270 (21.00%) Python
17 254 (19.75%) PostgreSQL
18 234 (18.20%) Software Engineering
19 213 (16.56%) BDD
20 210 (16.33%) CSS3
21 208 (16.17%) E-Commerce
22 207 (16.10%) MVC
23 198 (15.40%) Degree
24 196 (15.24%) Computer Science
25 184 (14.31%) SQL
25 184 (14.31%) REST
26 183 (14.23%) Scrum
27 180 (14.00%) .NET
27 180 (14.00%) Cucumber
28 178 (13.84%) Web Services

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 158 (12.29%) Node.js
2 102 (7.93%) Apache
3 68 (5.29%) nginx
4 52 (4.04%) CMS
5 40 (3.11%) WordPress
6 39 (3.03%) Drupal
6 39 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
7 36 (2.80%) IIS
8 35 (2.72%) Tomcat
9 32 (2.49%) SharePoint
10 19 (1.48%) Apache Solr
11 14 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
11 14 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
11 14 (1.09%) WebSphere
12 12 (0.93%) OpenStack
13 11 (0.86%) ColdFusion
14 8 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
15 5 (0.39%) Umbraco
16 3 (0.23%) Documentum
16 3 (0.23%) CloudStack
Applications
1 16 (1.24%) Photoshop
2 13 (1.01%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.31%) MS Office
5 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.078%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 22 (1.71%) Google Analytics
2 19 (1.48%) Magento
3 12 (0.93%) Shopify
4 8 (0.62%) Optimost
5 7 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
6 4 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.16%) Lawson
8 2 (0.16%) SiteCatalyst
9 1 (0.078%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 85 (6.61%) SaaS
2 67 (5.21%) GitHub
3 60 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
5 35 (2.72%) Heroku
6 17 (1.32%) PaaS
7 11 (0.86%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (0.54%) IaaS
10 6 (0.47%) CloudFront
10 6 (0.47%) Rackspace Cloud
11 5 (0.39%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.23%) Force.com
13 2 (0.16%) Office 365
14 1 (0.078%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 58 (4.51%) Internet
2 35 (2.72%) HTTP
3 11 (0.86%) DNS
4 9 (0.70%) Firewall
5 6 (0.47%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.39%) DHCP
6 5 (0.39%) 3G
6 5 (0.39%) LTE
7 4 (0.31%) SMTP
8 3 (0.23%) AMQP
8 3 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.23%) FTP
8 3 (0.23%) LDAP
9 2 (0.16%) SMPP
9 2 (0.16%) IPv4
9 2 (0.16%) IPv6
9 2 (0.16%) Wireless
9 2 (0.16%) VLAN
9 2 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.078%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (24.42%) MySQL
2 254 (19.75%) PostgreSQL
3 162 (12.60%) MongoDB
4 154 (11.98%) NoSQL
5 124 (9.64%) Redis
6 96 (7.47%) Relational Database
7 92 (7.15%) SQL Server
8 85 (6.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 52 (4.04%) Big Data
10 37 (2.88%) RDBMS
11 26 (2.02%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.09%) CouchDB
13 10 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (0.70%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.47%) Pentaho
16 5 (0.39%) SQLite
16 5 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
17 4 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
18 3 (0.23%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 424 (32.97%) Git (software)
2 180 (14.00%) Cucumber
3 156 (12.13%) RSpec
4 101 (7.85%) Subversion
5 94 (7.31%) Jenkins
6 58 (4.51%) Jasmine
7 47 (3.65%) Hudson
8 45 (3.50%) Selenium
9 36 (2.80%) Eclipse
10 32 (2.49%) PhoneGap
11 23 (1.79%) Visual Studio
12 22 (1.71%) CruiseControl
13 21 (1.63%) Maven
14 20 (1.56%) JUnit
15 18 (1.40%) PhantomJS
16 16 (1.24%) Ant
17 13 (1.01%) JIRA
17 13 (1.01%) Xcode
18 11 (0.86%) RubyGems
19 10 (0.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 119 (9.25%) Marketing
2 95 (7.39%) Finance
3 71 (5.52%) Retail
4 51 (3.97%) Games
5 32 (2.49%) Advertising
6 23 (1.79%) Publishing
7 21 (1.63%) Banking
8 17 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.54%) Automotive
9 7 (0.54%) Billing
9 7 (0.54%) Music Industry
10 5 (0.39%) Back Office
11 3 (0.23%) Electronics
11 3 (0.23%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.16%) German Language
13 1 (0.078%) Law
13 1 (0.078%) Legal
Job Titles
1 999 (77.68%) Developer
2 277 (21.54%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 226 (17.57%) Ruby Developer
4 126 (9.80%) Web Developer
4 126 (9.80%) Senior Developer
5 99 (7.70%) Software Developer
6 83 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 72 (5.60%) Front-End Developer
8 70 (5.44%) Architect
9 60 (4.67%) Software Engineer
10 42 (3.27%) Junior
10 42 (3.27%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
11 38 (2.95%) Junior Developer
12 32 (2.49%) Programmer
13 30 (2.33%) .NET Developer
13 30 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
14 29 (2.26%) Lead Developer
15 28 (2.18%) DevOps Engineer
16 23 (1.79%) Senior Software Engineer
17 22 (1.71%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 612 (47.59%) HTML
2 593 (46.11%) CSS
3 391 (30.40%) jQuery
4 290 (22.55%) HTML5
5 210 (16.33%) CSS3
6 184 (14.31%) REST
7 180 (14.00%) .NET
8 178 (13.84%) Web Services
9 159 (12.36%) AngularJS
10 127 (9.88%) RESTful
11 121 (9.41%) Backbone.js
12 109 (8.48%) Django
13 99 (7.70%) Sass
14 90 (7.00%) JSON
15 89 (6.92%) ASP.NET
16 86 (6.69%) XML
17 83 (6.45%) Ajax
18 78 (6.07%) Spring
18 78 (6.07%) Ember.js
19 65 (5.05%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 316 (24.57%) Open Source
2 196 (15.24%) Computer Science
3 145 (11.28%) Mobile App
4 34 (2.64%) Blog
5 28 (2.18%) Blackberry
6 25 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (1.87%) iPhone
8 21 (1.63%) iPad
9 20 (1.56%) Social Network
10 18 (1.40%) Statistics
10 18 (1.40%) Mathematics
11 15 (1.17%) Smartphone
12 11 (0.86%) Online Games
13 10 (0.78%) Digital Media
13 10 (0.78%) Visualisation
14 9 (0.70%) Social Media
14 9 (0.70%) Biology
14 9 (0.70%) Robotics
15 8 (0.62%) Client/Server
16 7 (0.54%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 409 (31.80%) Linux
2 139 (10.81%) Android
3 126 (9.80%) Apple iOS
4 79 (6.14%) UNIX
5 65 (5.05%) Windows
6 52 (4.04%) Ubuntu
7 22 (1.71%) Solaris
8 20 (1.56%) Mac OS X
9 11 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.70%) Debian
10 9 (0.70%) CentOS
11 7 (0.54%) AIX
12 5 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.31%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.31%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.31%) SUSE
14 3 (0.23%) Gentoo
15 2 (0.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (36.94%) TDD
2 359 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
3 328 (25.51%) OO
4 234 (18.20%) Software Engineering
5 213 (16.56%) BDD
6 208 (16.17%) E-Commerce
7 207 (16.10%) MVC
8 183 (14.23%) Scrum
9 119 (9.25%) Web Development
10 111 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
11 106 (8.24%) DevOps
12 85 (6.61%) OOD
13 84 (6.53%) OOP
14 70 (5.44%) iOS Development
15 68 (5.29%) Android Development
16 54 (4.20%) Unit Testing
17 51 (3.97%) Analytics
18 47 (3.65%) Business Development
19 43 (3.34%) SOA
20 42 (3.27%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 1249 (97.12%) Ruby
2 745 (57.93%) JavaScript
3 355 (27.60%) Java
4 284 (22.08%) PHP
5 270 (21.00%) Python
6 184 (14.31%) SQL
7 131 (10.19%) C#
8 122 (9.49%) Perl
9 66 (5.13%) C++
10 58 (4.51%) CoffeeScript
11 38 (2.95%) Scala
12 30 (2.33%) RubyMotion
13 29 (2.26%) Objective-C
14 25 (1.94%) Bash Shell
15 24 (1.87%) Golang
16 22 (1.71%) PHP5
17 21 (1.63%) C
18 14 (1.09%) Haskell
18 14 (1.09%) Groovy
19 9 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 198 (15.40%) Degree
2 22 (1.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.078%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.078%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.078%) MCITP
4 1 (0.078%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.078%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.078%) ISEB
4 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.27%) QA
2 8 (0.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.078%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (1.32%) Varnish
2 15 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.62%) KVM
4 7 (0.54%) Xen
5 5 (0.39%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.23%) Docker
6 3 (0.23%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 112 (8.71%) Puppet
2 99 (7.70%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (3.81%) Capistrano
4 25 (1.94%) Ansible
5 21 (1.63%) Nagios
6 14 (1.09%) Vagrant
7 9 (0.70%) Salt
8 4 (0.31%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.31%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.23%) Ganglia
9 3 (0.23%) collectd
10 1 (0.078%) logstash
Vendors
1 60 (4.67%) Google
2 49 (3.81%) Twitter
3 42 (3.27%) Rackspace
3 42 (3.27%) Facebook
4 39 (3.03%) Oracle
5 35 (2.72%) Microsoft
6 21 (1.63%) VMware
6 21 (1.63%) DevExpress
7 17 (1.32%) JBoss
8 16 (1.24%) Zend
9 14 (1.09%) Sitecore
10 13 (1.01%) SAP
11 12 (0.93%) EPiServer
12 9 (0.70%) JD Edwards
12 9 (0.70%) Demandware
13 8 (0.62%) New Relic
13 8 (0.62%) Adobe
13 8 (0.62%) Omniture
13 8 (0.62%) Sony
14 7 (0.54%) Perforce
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £62,000 per annum pension life assurance gym membershi
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: Max £35,000 + bonus, benefits & superb pension (12% non-contributory!)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday