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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 446 375 336
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -39
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 570 669 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.61% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.27% 1.55% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 442 593 777
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44926 43169 48566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.01% 39.68% 41.08%
Number of salaries quoted 38208 37489 43042
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 £28,000
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 22 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 22 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 -85 520 £47,500 - 86
London -92 314 £55,000 +4.76% 52
City of London -31 66 £60,000 +9.09% 12
South East -31 65 £40,000 -5.88% 12
East of England +10 46 £44,000 +10.00% 11
Scotland +7 46 £50,000 +27.38% 2
North West -26 38 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Glasgow +18 37 £50,000 +31.57% 2
Cambridgeshire +22 32 £38,000 -5.00% 11
Manchester -23 28 £35,500 +1.42% 2
Cambridge +5 23 £38,000 -5.00% 11
South West +1 22 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Hampshire -11 15 £40,000 - 4
Surrey -12 15 £28,500 -36.66% 1
West Midlands +19 14 £32,500 -35.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 14 £42,500 +18.88%
Dorset - 14 £40,000 - 1
Milton Keynes +4 12 £40,000 +6.66%
Edinburgh -11 12 £45,000 +10.42%
Hertfordshire -11 12 £52,000 +48.57% 1
Yorkshire -38 12 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Warwickshire +24 11 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Cheshire +9 10 £37,500 +7.14% 1
South Yorkshire - 10 £37,500 -
Basingstoke - 10 £45,000 - 2
Sheffield - 10 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire -3 9 £30,000 -20.00% 5
Berkshire +3 8 £50,000 -6.97% 1
Stevenage +3 7 £52,000 +9.47%
Poole - 7 £40,000 - 1

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 1260 (97.07%) Ruby
2 749 (57.70%) JavaScript
3 622 (47.92%) HTML
4 604 (46.53%) CSS
5 475 (36.59%) TDD
6 422 (32.51%) Git (software)
7 410 (31.59%) Linux
8 400 (30.82%) jQuery
9 370 (28.51%) Java
10 368 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
11 326 (25.12%) OO
12 324 (24.96%) MySQL
13 315 (24.27%) Open Source
14 297 (22.88%) HTML5
15 292 (22.50%) PHP
16 281 (21.65%) Python
17 254 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
18 235 (18.10%) Software Engineering
19 218 (16.80%) CSS3
20 211 (16.26%) MVC
21 210 (16.18%) BDD
22 208 (16.02%) E-Commerce
23 196 (15.10%) Computer Science
24 195 (15.02%) Degree
25 194 (14.95%) .NET
26 190 (14.64%) SQL
27 189 (14.56%) REST
28 188 (14.48%) Web Services
29 185 (14.25%) Scrum
30 176 (13.56%) Cucumber

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (12.17%) Node.js
2 103 (7.94%) Apache
3 67 (5.16%) nginx
4 52 (4.01%) CMS
5 42 (3.24%) Drupal
6 40 (3.08%) WordPress
7 38 (2.93%) IIS
8 36 (2.77%) Tomcat
9 34 (2.62%) SharePoint
9 34 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (1.31%) Apache Solr
11 16 (1.23%) WebSphere
12 15 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
13 14 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
14 12 (0.92%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.85%) ColdFusion
16 8 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
17 5 (0.39%) Umbraco
18 4 (0.31%) CloudStack
19 3 (0.23%) Documentum
Applications
1 16 (1.23%) Photoshop
2 14 (1.08%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.31%) MS Office
5 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.077%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 21 (1.62%) Google Analytics
2 20 (1.54%) Magento
3 10 (0.77%) Shopify
4 8 (0.62%) Optimost
4 8 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.15%) SiteCatalyst
7 2 (0.15%) Lawson
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.077%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 88 (6.78%) SaaS
2 66 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (5.01%) GitHub
4 36 (2.77%) Heroku
4 36 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (1.46%) PaaS
6 10 (0.77%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.62%) IaaS
9 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (0.46%) CloudFront
10 6 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
11 5 (0.39%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.23%) Force.com
13 2 (0.15%) Office 365
14 1 (0.077%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.78%) Internet
2 35 (2.70%) HTTP
3 11 (0.85%) DNS
4 9 (0.69%) Firewall
5 6 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.39%) LTE
6 5 (0.39%) DHCP
6 5 (0.39%) 3G
7 4 (0.31%) SMTP
8 3 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.23%) AMQP
8 3 (0.23%) FTP
8 3 (0.23%) LDAP
8 3 (0.23%) Intranet
9 2 (0.15%) SMPP
9 2 (0.15%) Wireless
9 2 (0.15%) IPv4
9 2 (0.15%) IPv6
9 2 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.15%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 324 (24.96%) MySQL
2 254 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
3 160 (12.33%) MongoDB
4 154 (11.86%) NoSQL
5 119 (9.17%) Redis
6 96 (7.40%) Relational Database
7 95 (7.32%) SQL Server
8 87 (6.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 49 (3.78%) Big Data
10 36 (2.77%) RDBMS
11 24 (1.85%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.08%) CouchDB
13 10 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (0.69%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.46%) Pentaho
16 5 (0.39%) SQLite
16 5 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
17 4 (0.31%) Hazelcast
17 4 (0.31%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 422 (32.51%) Git (software)
2 176 (13.56%) Cucumber
3 157 (12.10%) RSpec
4 102 (7.86%) Subversion
5 97 (7.47%) Jenkins
6 57 (4.39%) Jasmine
7 46 (3.54%) Selenium
7 46 (3.54%) Hudson
8 34 (2.62%) Eclipse
9 32 (2.47%) PhoneGap
10 23 (1.77%) Visual Studio
11 21 (1.62%) JUnit
11 21 (1.62%) Maven
12 20 (1.54%) CruiseControl
13 19 (1.46%) PhantomJS
14 15 (1.16%) Ant
15 13 (1.00%) JIRA
15 13 (1.00%) Xcode
16 12 (0.92%) RubyGems
17 10 (0.77%) Capybara
General
1 122 (9.40%) Marketing
2 95 (7.32%) Finance
3 69 (5.32%) Retail
4 54 (4.16%) Games
5 32 (2.47%) Advertising
6 24 (1.85%) Banking
7 22 (1.69%) Publishing
8 17 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.69%) Billing
10 7 (0.54%) Music Industry
10 7 (0.54%) Automotive
11 6 (0.46%) Back Office
12 3 (0.23%) Electronics
12 3 (0.23%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.15%) German Language
14 1 (0.077%) Law
14 1 (0.077%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1015 (78.20%) Developer
2 277 (21.34%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 226 (17.41%) Ruby Developer
4 133 (10.25%) Web Developer
5 129 (9.94%) Senior Developer
6 101 (7.78%) Software Developer
7 82 (6.32%) Java Developer
8 76 (5.86%) Front-End Developer
9 67 (5.16%) Architect
10 64 (4.93%) Software Engineer
11 43 (3.31%) Junior
12 42 (3.24%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
13 39 (3.00%) Junior Developer
14 34 (2.62%) .NET Developer
15 33 (2.54%) JavaScript Developer
16 32 (2.47%) Programmer
17 31 (2.39%) DevOps Engineer
17 31 (2.39%) Lead Developer
18 25 (1.93%) Senior Software Engineer
19 23 (1.77%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 622 (47.92%) HTML
2 604 (46.53%) CSS
3 400 (30.82%) jQuery
4 297 (22.88%) HTML5
5 218 (16.80%) CSS3
6 194 (14.95%) .NET
7 189 (14.56%) REST
8 188 (14.48%) Web Services
9 151 (11.63%) AngularJS
10 129 (9.94%) RESTful
11 116 (8.94%) Backbone.js
12 107 (8.24%) Django
13 97 (7.47%) Sass
14 96 (7.40%) JSON
15 92 (7.09%) ASP.NET
16 88 (6.78%) XML
16 88 (6.78%) Ajax
17 87 (6.70%) Spring
18 79 (6.09%) Ember.js
19 65 (5.01%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 315 (24.27%) Open Source
2 196 (15.10%) Computer Science
3 145 (11.17%) Mobile App
4 36 (2.77%) Blog
5 28 (2.16%) Blackberry
6 25 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (1.85%) iPhone
8 22 (1.69%) Social Network
9 21 (1.62%) iPad
10 18 (1.39%) Mathematics
11 17 (1.31%) Statistics
12 15 (1.16%) Smartphone
13 13 (1.00%) Social Media
14 11 (0.85%) Online Games
15 10 (0.77%) Digital Media
15 10 (0.77%) Robotics
16 9 (0.69%) Web 2.0
16 9 (0.69%) Biology
16 9 (0.69%) Visualisation
17 8 (0.62%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 410 (31.59%) Linux
2 139 (10.71%) Android
3 128 (9.86%) Apple iOS
4 85 (6.55%) UNIX
5 70 (5.39%) Windows
6 56 (4.31%) Ubuntu
7 23 (1.77%) Mac OS X
8 22 (1.69%) Solaris
9 11 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.69%) CentOS
10 9 (0.69%) Debian
11 8 (0.62%) AIX
12 5 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.39%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.31%) SUSE
13 4 (0.31%) Gentoo
13 4 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (36.59%) TDD
2 368 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
3 326 (25.12%) OO
4 235 (18.10%) Software Engineering
5 211 (16.26%) MVC
6 210 (16.18%) BDD
7 208 (16.02%) E-Commerce
8 185 (14.25%) Scrum
9 123 (9.48%) Web Development
10 114 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
11 107 (8.24%) DevOps
12 87 (6.70%) OOD
13 84 (6.47%) OOP
14 72 (5.55%) iOS Development
15 68 (5.24%) Android Development
16 57 (4.39%) Unit Testing
17 49 (3.78%) Analytics
18 48 (3.70%) Business Development
19 44 (3.39%) Kanban
19 44 (3.39%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1260 (97.07%) Ruby
2 749 (57.70%) JavaScript
3 370 (28.51%) Java
4 292 (22.50%) PHP
5 281 (21.65%) Python
6 190 (14.64%) SQL
7 142 (10.94%) C#
8 124 (9.55%) Perl
9 68 (5.24%) C++
10 59 (4.55%) CoffeeScript
11 37 (2.85%) Scala
12 31 (2.39%) Objective-C
13 30 (2.31%) RubyMotion
14 24 (1.85%) Golang
15 23 (1.77%) C
15 23 (1.77%) PHP5
16 22 (1.69%) Bash Shell
17 16 (1.23%) Groovy
18 13 (1.00%) Haskell
19 10 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 195 (15.02%) Degree
2 25 (1.93%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.15%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.077%) MCITP
4 1 (0.077%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.077%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.077%) ISEB
4 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.077%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.31%) QA
2 8 (0.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.077%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (1.23%) Varnish
1 16 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.62%) KVM
3 7 (0.54%) Xen
4 5 (0.39%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.31%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.23%) Docker
7 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 113 (8.71%) Puppet
2 98 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (3.93%) Capistrano
4 25 (1.93%) Ansible
5 24 (1.85%) Nagios
6 16 (1.23%) Vagrant
7 9 (0.69%) Salt
8 7 (0.54%) ZABBIX
8 7 (0.54%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.23%) Ganglia
10 3 (0.23%) logstash
10 3 (0.23%) collectd
11 2 (0.15%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 59 (4.55%) Google
2 50 (3.85%) Twitter
3 45 (3.47%) Facebook
4 42 (3.24%) Oracle
5 41 (3.16%) Rackspace
6 37 (2.85%) Microsoft
7 23 (1.77%) VMware
8 21 (1.62%) Zend
8 21 (1.62%) DevExpress
9 17 (1.31%) JBoss
10 14 (1.08%) Sitecore
11 13 (1.00%) SAP
12 12 (0.92%) EPiServer
13 9 (0.69%) Adobe
13 9 (0.69%) JD Edwards
13 9 (0.69%) Demandware
13 9 (0.69%) New Relic
14 8 (0.62%) Sony
14 8 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.62%) Red Hat
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent bens
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
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
UK
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Salary: From £44,080 to £55,120 per annum With excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Talent International
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: Max £35,000 + bonus, benefits & superb pension (12% non-contributory!)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £20-£30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cotterell-gifford
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Harnham
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Work
Posted: 3 days ago