Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Ruby on Rails skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 486 463 613
Rank change year-on-year -23 +150 -37
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 911 992 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.60% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 1.53% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 778 883 714
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%

Ruby on Rails is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 66,282 65,010 75,434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.81% 39.45% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 56,088 56,544 65,324
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Ruby on Rails as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in England

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in England.

Salary trend for Ruby on Rails in England

Ruby on Rails
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby on Rails in England

Ruby on Rails
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the England region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -41 516 £62,500 - 116
South East -4 186 £47,500 +9.20% 16
North of England -13 74 £50,000 +17.65% 19
East of England +17 52 £50,000 -9.09% 2
South West +18 50 £65,000 +52.94% 6
North West -6 49 £50,000 +33.33% 12
West Midlands -6 30 £33,750 -15.63% 1
Midlands -6 30 £33,750 -15.63% 4
Yorkshire +20 21 £50,000 - 6
North East -15 4 £49,000 +8.89% 1
Ruby on Rails
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 901 (98.90%) Ruby
2 545 (59.82%) JavaScript
3 472 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
4 403 (44.24%) HTML
5 355 (38.97%) CSS
6 288 (31.61%) TDD
7 209 (22.94%) MySQL
8 185 (20.31%) Git (software)
8 185 (20.31%) AngularJS
9 184 (20.20%) SQL
10 183 (20.09%) Java
11 179 (19.65%) PostgreSQL
12 178 (19.54%) React
13 176 (19.32%) Web Development
14 161 (17.67%) PHP
15 159 (17.45%) Python
16 154 (16.90%) Software Engineering
17 153 (16.79%) User Experience
18 146 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
19 144 (15.81%) BDD
20 139 (15.26%) DevOps
21 137 (15.04%) Scrum
22 127 (13.94%) Open Source
23 125 (13.72%) jQuery
24 122 (13.39%) Node.js
25 121 (13.28%) Linux
26 108 (11.86%) HTML5
27 93 (10.21%) CSS3
28 92 (10.10%) Finance
29 85 (9.33%) GitHub

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 52 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (2.31%) Apache
3 20 (2.20%) nginx
4 15 (1.65%) CMS
5 13 (1.43%) WordPress
6 10 (1.10%) Ethereum
7 7 (0.77%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.55%) Hyperledger
8 5 (0.55%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.44%) ColdFusion
9 4 (0.44%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.22%) Content Management Server
10 2 (0.22%) Drupal
10 2 (0.22%) IIS
10 2 (0.22%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.22%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.11%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.11%) Confluence
11 1 (0.11%) MTS
Applications
1 16 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (1.32%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.44%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.33%) InDesign
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (0.88%) Distributed Ledger
2 6 (0.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 146 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (9.33%) GitHub
3 59 (6.48%) Heroku
4 35 (3.84%) SaaS
5 22 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 18 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (1.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 11 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (1.21%) AWS OpsWorks
9 11 (1.21%) PaaS
10 9 (0.99%) Slack
11 7 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.55%) Trello
13 4 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.44%) Serverless
14 3 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 2 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.22%) npm
15 2 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.96%) HTTP
2 24 (2.63%) Internet
3 12 (1.32%) Skype
4 8 (0.88%) SSL
5 5 (0.55%) SMS
6 3 (0.33%) Firewall
6 3 (0.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.22%) Broadband
8 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (22.94%) MySQL
2 179 (19.65%) PostgreSQL
3 79 (8.67%) NoSQL
4 78 (8.56%) Redis
5 45 (4.94%) MongoDB
6 39 (4.28%) Big Data
7 34 (3.73%) Blockchain
8 26 (2.85%) Relational Database
9 25 (2.74%) SQL Server
10 22 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (1.54%) Geospatial Data
12 12 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.88%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (0.66%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
17 4 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 185 (20.31%) Git (software)
2 73 (8.01%) RSpec
3 30 (3.29%) Jenkins
4 28 (3.07%) Bitbucket
5 26 (2.85%) Selenium
6 24 (2.63%) Sublime Text
6 24 (2.63%) TextMate
7 21 (2.31%) webpack
8 17 (1.87%) JIRA
9 13 (1.43%) Subversion
10 10 (1.10%) Cucumber
10 10 (1.10%) GitLab
10 10 (1.10%) Jasmine
11 9 (0.99%) gulp
11 9 (0.99%) Mocha
12 8 (0.88%) CircleCI
12 8 (0.88%) RubyGems
12 8 (0.88%) WebDriver
13 7 (0.77%) Babel
13 7 (0.77%) WiX
General
1 92 (10.10%) Finance
2 49 (5.38%) Advertising
3 41 (4.50%) Games
3 41 (4.50%) Marketing
4 35 (3.84%) Retail
5 24 (2.63%) Banking
6 21 (2.31%) Law
6 21 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 19 (2.09%) Electronics
8 15 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (1.43%) Russian Language
10 9 (0.99%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.88%) Back Office
12 5 (0.55%) Billing
12 5 (0.55%) Publishing
13 4 (0.44%) Automotive
13 4 (0.44%) Legal
14 3 (0.33%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 704 (77.28%) Developer
2 278 (30.52%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 238 (26.13%) Ruby Developer
4 184 (20.20%) Senior Developer
5 114 (12.51%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 83 (9.11%) Full Stack Developer
7 64 (7.03%) JavaScript Developer
8 55 (6.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 52 (5.71%) Lead Developer
10 50 (5.49%) Software Engineer
11 43 (4.72%) Web Developer
12 39 (4.28%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
13 34 (3.73%) Software Developer
14 33 (3.62%) Ruby Engineer
15 32 (3.51%) Junior
16 30 (3.29%) Applications Developer
17 29 (3.18%) Architect
17 29 (3.18%) React Developer
18 28 (3.07%) Junior Developer
19 25 (2.74%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (44.24%) HTML
2 355 (38.97%) CSS
3 185 (20.31%) AngularJS
4 178 (19.54%) React
5 125 (13.72%) jQuery
6 122 (13.39%) Node.js
7 108 (11.86%) HTML5
8 93 (10.21%) CSS3
9 80 (8.78%) .NET
9 80 (8.78%) Sass
10 76 (8.34%) JSON
11 74 (8.12%) REST
11 74 (8.12%) RESTful
12 73 (8.01%) Django
13 63 (6.92%) XML
14 49 (5.38%) SOAP
15 43 (4.72%) Web Services
16 32 (3.51%) LESS
16 32 (3.51%) Sinatra
17 31 (3.40%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 153 (16.79%) User Experience
2 83 (9.11%) Greenfield Project
3 82 (9.00%) Computer Science
3 82 (9.00%) Fintech
4 63 (6.92%) Mobile App
5 30 (3.29%) Algorithms
6 23 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (2.41%) Social Media
8 17 (1.87%) Blog
9 15 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (1.54%) Smartphone
11 12 (1.32%) Data Centre
11 12 (1.32%) N-Tier
12 11 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (1.10%) Bitcoin
13 10 (1.10%) NHS
14 9 (0.99%) Graphic Design
15 7 (0.77%) PlayStation
16 6 (0.66%) Data Structures
17 4 (0.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 121 (13.28%) Linux
2 36 (3.95%) Apple iOS
3 27 (2.96%) Android
4 10 (1.10%) Unix
5 9 (0.99%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (31.61%) TDD
3 176 (19.32%) Web Development
4 154 (16.90%) Software Engineering
5 144 (15.81%) BDD
6 139 (15.26%) DevOps
7 137 (15.04%) Scrum
8 127 (13.94%) Open Source
9 83 (9.11%) Front End Development
9 83 (9.11%) OOP
10 79 (8.67%) OO
11 76 (8.34%) E-Commerce
11 76 (8.34%) Microservices
12 71 (7.79%) Test Automation
13 65 (7.14%) MVC
14 60 (6.59%) Mentoring
15 58 (6.37%) SDLC
16 57 (6.26%) Continuous Integration
16 57 (6.26%) Machine Learning
17 43 (4.72%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 901 (98.90%) Ruby
2 545 (59.82%) JavaScript
3 184 (20.20%) SQL
4 183 (20.09%) Java
5 161 (17.67%) PHP
6 159 (17.45%) Python
7 71 (7.79%) Elixir
8 54 (5.93%) Go
9 33 (3.62%) C#
10 32 (3.51%) C
11 29 (3.18%) ES6
12 26 (2.85%) C++
13 25 (2.74%) Scala
14 19 (2.09%) CoffeeScript
15 18 (1.98%) Clojure
16 16 (1.76%) Perl
17 15 (1.65%) Apple Swift
17 15 (1.65%) VB.NET
18 14 (1.54%) TypeScript
19 12 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 64 (7.03%) Degree
2 28 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (2.41%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.11%) ISEB
4 1 (0.11%) MBA
4 1 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.11%) PhD
4 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.63%) QA
2 16 (1.76%) GCP
3 10 (1.10%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 3 (0.33%) SLA
5 2 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) GDPR
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (7.03%) Docker
2 7 (0.77%) vSphere
3 4 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 65 (7.14%) Ansible
2 33 (3.62%) Capistrano
3 27 (2.96%) Kubernetes
4 16 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.10%) Puppet
6 7 (0.77%) HAProxy
7 6 (0.66%) Terraform
8 1 (0.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (4.72%) Google
2 24 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (1.10%) Oracle
4 9 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (0.99%) SAP
4 9 (0.99%) Twitter
5 5 (0.55%) Capita
5 5 (0.55%) Dell
5 5 (0.55%) Facebook
5 5 (0.55%) Sophos
6 4 (0.44%) IBM
6 4 (0.44%) VMware
7 3 (0.33%) Adobe
8 2 (0.22%) Openreach
8 2 (0.22%) Sun
9 1 (0.11%) Apple
9 1 (0.11%) HP
9 1 (0.11%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.11%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.11%) TIBCO