Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 597 526 467
Rank change year-on-year -71 -59 +127
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 617 869 1,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.53% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 1.32% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 548 780 1,052
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,700 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.37% -8.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,225 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +17.95%

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 61,244 65,924 70,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.18% 40.34% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 51,006 54,934 61,692
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £51,200 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -25 374 £65,000 +5.69% 91
South East -15 140 £50,000 +5.26% 10
North of England +35 40 £50,000 - 12
South West -17 25 £40,000 -27.27% 8
Yorkshire +35 24 £50,000 +25.00% 7
East of England -16 18 £43,000 -14.00% 9
Midlands -40 16 £31,500 -10.00% 15
North West -3 15 £55,000 +10.00% 3
West Midlands -28 14 £31,500 +5.00% 13
East Midlands -11 2 £61,250 +16.67% 2
North East -9 1 £32,000 +28.00% 2
Ruby on Rails
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 611 (99.03%) Ruby
2 358 (58.02%) JavaScript
3 273 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
4 227 (36.79%) HTML
5 208 (33.71%) CSS
6 175 (28.36%) Git (software)
7 166 (26.90%) Linux
8 162 (26.26%) TDD
9 161 (26.09%) Python
10 144 (23.34%) Amazon AWS
11 139 (22.53%) Java
12 137 (22.20%) MySQL
13 118 (19.12%) React
14 111 (17.99%) PostgreSQL
15 103 (16.69%) SQL
15 103 (16.69%) Docker
16 95 (15.40%) RESTful
17 93 (15.07%) Redis
18 90 (14.59%) Software Engineering
19 81 (13.13%) DevOps
20 80 (12.97%) AngularJS
20 80 (12.97%) Degree
21 79 (12.80%) MongoDB
22 76 (12.32%) Scrum
23 74 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
24 70 (11.35%) NoSQL
25 69 (11.18%) Fintech
26 68 (11.02%) Computer Science
27 67 (10.86%) jQuery
28 65 (10.53%) Elixir

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 33 (5.35%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (5.02%) Apache
2 31 (5.02%) nginx
3 16 (2.59%) OpenStack
4 11 (1.78%) WordPress
5 9 (1.46%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.30%) WildFly
7 6 (0.97%) Confluence
8 5 (0.81%) CMS
9 4 (0.65%) Alfresco
9 4 (0.65%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.49%) Ethereum
11 2 (0.32%) Hyperledger
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Blender
2 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.16%) GIMP
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.16%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 144 (23.34%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (8.10%) Heroku
3 49 (7.94%) GitHub
4 28 (4.54%) SaaS
5 27 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.94%) OpenShift
7 8 (1.30%) Datadog
7 8 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (1.30%) Office 365
8 6 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.97%) AWS OpsWorks
8 6 (0.97%) PaaS
8 6 (0.97%) Slack
9 5 (0.81%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.65%) IaaS
11 3 (0.49%) Linode
12 2 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.08%) HTTP
2 11 (1.78%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.81%) Broadband
4 4 (0.65%) AMQP
4 4 (0.65%) Skype
5 3 (0.49%) Firewall
5 3 (0.49%) Network Security
6 2 (0.32%) DNS
6 2 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.32%) SNMP
6 2 (0.32%) SSL
7 1 (0.16%) 3G
7 1 (0.16%) 4G
7 1 (0.16%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.16%) DHCP
7 1 (0.16%) MQTT
7 1 (0.16%) SMS
7 1 (0.16%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (22.20%) MySQL
2 111 (17.99%) PostgreSQL
3 93 (15.07%) Redis
4 79 (12.80%) MongoDB
5 70 (11.35%) NoSQL
6 38 (6.16%) Relational Database
7 28 (4.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 28 (4.54%) Blockchain
8 25 (4.05%) Big Data
9 18 (2.92%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.94%) SQL Server
11 11 (1.78%) MariaDB
12 10 (1.62%) HBase
13 8 (1.30%) Neo4j
14 6 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
15 5 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
17 3 (0.49%) Hadoop
18 2 (0.32%) DB2
19 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 175 (28.36%) Git (software)
2 57 (9.24%) Jenkins
3 48 (7.78%) RSpec
4 29 (4.70%) Cucumber
5 17 (2.76%) CircleCI
6 15 (2.43%) Vagrant
7 13 (2.11%) JIRA
7 13 (2.11%) Selenium
8 12 (1.94%) Subversion
8 12 (1.94%) WiX
9 11 (1.78%) Jasmine
9 11 (1.78%) Travis CI
10 9 (1.46%) WebDriver
11 8 (1.30%) Hudson
11 8 (1.30%) IntelliJ
12 7 (1.13%) PhantomJS
12 7 (1.13%) Sublime Text
13 6 (0.97%) CasperJS
13 6 (0.97%) Mocha
13 6 (0.97%) webpack
General
1 45 (7.29%) Finance
2 44 (7.13%) Games
3 28 (4.54%) Retail
4 27 (4.38%) Banking
5 24 (3.89%) Law
6 10 (1.62%) Marketing
7 7 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.49%) Advertising
8 3 (0.49%) Automotive
9 2 (0.32%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.16%) Billing
10 1 (0.16%) Legal
10 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 470 (76.18%) Developer
2 167 (27.07%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 161 (26.09%) Ruby Developer
4 95 (15.40%) Full Stack Developer
5 93 (15.07%) Senior Developer
6 75 (12.16%) Software Developer
7 44 (7.13%) Senior Ruby Developer
8 39 (6.32%) Python Developer
9 31 (5.02%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
10 30 (4.86%) Ruby Engineer
11 29 (4.70%) JavaScript Developer
12 27 (4.38%) Software Engineer
13 24 (3.89%) Backend Developer
14 23 (3.73%) Lead Developer
15 21 (3.40%) Junior
16 19 (3.08%) Test Engineer
17 18 (2.92%) Junior Developer
18 17 (2.76%) DevOps Engineer
19 16 (2.59%) Blockchain Developer
19 16 (2.59%) Senior Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (36.79%) HTML
2 208 (33.71%) CSS
3 118 (19.12%) React
4 95 (15.40%) RESTful
5 80 (12.97%) AngularJS
6 67 (10.86%) jQuery
7 62 (10.05%) Node.js
8 57 (9.24%) RabbitMQ
9 53 (8.59%) HTML5
10 45 (7.29%) REST
11 37 (6.00%) JSON
11 37 (6.00%) Sass
12 36 (5.83%) Django
13 35 (5.67%) Redux
14 34 (5.51%) CSS3
15 30 (4.86%) Memcached
16 27 (4.38%) Backbone.js
16 27 (4.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 26 (4.21%) Vue.js
18 24 (3.89%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 69 (11.18%) Fintech
2 68 (11.02%) Computer Science
3 47 (7.62%) Greenfield Project
4 42 (6.81%) Mobile App
5 38 (6.16%) User Experience
6 15 (2.43%) Linux Command Line
7 13 (2.11%) NHS
8 11 (1.78%) Online Games
9 10 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.30%) Driving Licence
11 6 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (0.81%) Photography
13 4 (0.65%) LIMS
13 4 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
13 4 (0.65%) Social Network
13 4 (0.65%) Tandem
13 4 (0.65%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.49%) EPoS
14 3 (0.49%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 166 (26.90%) Linux
2 33 (5.35%) Android
3 28 (4.54%) Apple iOS
3 28 (4.54%) Ubuntu
4 25 (4.05%) Unix
5 9 (1.46%) Windows
6 6 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.16%) CentOS
8 1 (0.16%) Debian
8 1 (0.16%) Solaris
8 1 (0.16%) SUSE
8 1 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (26.26%) TDD
3 90 (14.59%) Software Engineering
4 81 (13.13%) DevOps
5 76 (12.32%) Scrum
6 74 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
7 63 (10.21%) BDD
8 62 (10.05%) Open Source
9 61 (9.89%) Microservices
10 60 (9.72%) Test Automation
11 59 (9.56%) Web Development
12 51 (8.27%) Problem-Solving
13 50 (8.10%) MVC
14 42 (6.81%) OO
15 39 (6.32%) Machine Learning
15 39 (6.32%) Refactoring
16 38 (6.16%) Continuous Delivery
16 38 (6.16%) Front End Development
17 36 (5.83%) OOP
18 34 (5.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 611 (99.03%) Ruby
2 358 (58.02%) JavaScript
3 161 (26.09%) Python
4 139 (22.53%) Java
5 103 (16.69%) SQL
6 65 (10.53%) Elixir
7 60 (9.72%) PHP
8 46 (7.46%) Go
9 39 (6.32%) C++
10 37 (6.00%) C#
11 33 (5.35%) ES6
12 32 (5.19%) C
13 29 (4.70%) Scala
14 21 (3.40%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.94%) Clojure
15 12 (1.94%) Perl
16 10 (1.62%) CoffeeScript
17 9 (1.46%) Groovy
18 8 (1.30%) TypeScript
19 6 (0.97%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 80 (12.97%) Degree
2 35 (5.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.13%) PhD
5 4 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.49%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.83%) QA
2 5 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (0.81%) SLA
3 2 (0.32%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (0.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 103 (16.69%) Docker
2 12 (1.94%) vSphere
3 11 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.30%) HDFS
4 8 (1.30%) NFS
5 3 (0.49%) Postfix
6 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 51 (8.27%) Kubernetes
2 50 (8.10%) Ansible
3 31 (5.02%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (4.86%) Puppet
5 20 (3.24%) HAProxy
6 9 (1.46%) ZABBIX
7 8 (1.30%) Grafana
8 7 (1.13%) Kibana
9 2 (0.32%) Salt
10 1 (0.16%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.16%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.16%) logstash
Vendors
1 16 (2.59%) Google
2 14 (2.27%) VMware
3 4 (0.65%) Apple
4 3 (0.49%) Splunk
5 2 (0.32%) Citrix
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle
5 2 (0.32%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe
6 1 (0.16%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco
6 1 (0.16%) F5
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.16%) Progress
6 1 (0.16%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.16%) RedGate
6 1 (0.16%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.16%) SAP
6 1 (0.16%) Sencha