Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 577 492 460
Rank change year-on-year -85 -32 +88
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 667 932 1,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.56% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 1.38% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 595 843 1,100
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%

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 64,671 67,512 72,982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.66% 40.74% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 54,018 56,582 63,967
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -11 397 £62,500 +4.17% 104
South East -10 165 £50,000 +11.11% 15
North of England -16 40 £50,000 +11.11% 11
South West +1 29 £40,000 -27.27% 7
North West -18 24 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Midlands -69 15 £31,500 -16.00% 3
Yorkshire +17 14 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East of England -32 14 £41,000 -18.00% 8
West Midlands -35 11 £31,500 +5.00% 1
East Midlands -11 4 £42,250 -15.50% 2
North East -22 2 £31,000 +24.00% 3
Ruby on Rails
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 664 (99.55%) Ruby
2 410 (61.47%) JavaScript
3 298 (44.68%) HTML
4 278 (41.68%) Agile Software Development
5 266 (39.88%) CSS
6 211 (31.63%) TDD
7 186 (27.89%) Git (software)
8 174 (26.09%) React
9 164 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
9 164 (24.59%) Python
10 158 (23.69%) Linux
11 155 (23.24%) MySQL
12 130 (19.49%) Java
13 118 (17.69%) SQL
14 115 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
15 114 (17.09%) Docker
16 105 (15.74%) AngularJS
17 100 (14.99%) Node.js
18 98 (14.69%) Software Engineering
19 95 (14.24%) Redis
19 95 (14.24%) DevOps
20 94 (14.09%) RESTful
20 94 (14.09%) Continuous Integration
21 88 (13.19%) NoSQL
22 83 (12.44%) BDD
23 82 (12.29%) jQuery
24 80 (11.99%) Scrum
25 79 (11.84%) MongoDB
26 78 (11.69%) Finance
26 78 (11.69%) Fintech

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 35 (5.25%) nginx
2 29 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (4.05%) Apache
4 16 (2.40%) OpenStack
5 12 (1.80%) Ethereum
6 11 (1.65%) Hyperledger
6 11 (1.65%) WordPress
7 10 (1.50%) CMS
8 7 (1.05%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.60%) Alfresco
9 4 (0.60%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.30%) Confluence
10 2 (0.30%) Drupal
11 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (0.75%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.30%) Blender
2 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.15%) GIMP
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.15%) Ripple
2 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 164 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (11.39%) GitHub
3 54 (8.10%) Heroku
4 41 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (5.40%) SaaS
6 20 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.80%) OpenShift
8 10 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 6 (0.90%) AWS OpsWorks
9 6 (0.90%) IaaS
9 6 (0.90%) PaaS
10 5 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.75%) npm
11 4 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.60%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.60%) Datadog
11 4 (0.60%) Slack
12 3 (0.45%) Office 365
12 3 (0.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.00%) HTTP
2 7 (1.05%) AMQP
2 7 (1.05%) Skype
2 7 (1.05%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.90%) Broadband
4 5 (0.75%) SSL
5 3 (0.45%) Firewall
5 3 (0.45%) Network Security
5 3 (0.45%) SMS
6 2 (0.30%) Internet
6 2 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.15%) 3G
7 1 (0.15%) 4G
7 1 (0.15%) DHCP
7 1 (0.15%) DNS
7 1 (0.15%) LAN
7 1 (0.15%) SSH
7 1 (0.15%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.15%) VLAN
7 1 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (23.24%) MySQL
2 115 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
3 95 (14.24%) Redis
4 88 (13.19%) NoSQL
5 79 (11.84%) MongoDB
6 55 (8.25%) Blockchain
7 34 (5.10%) Relational Database
8 24 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 22 (3.30%) RDBMS
10 16 (2.40%) Big Data
11 14 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.65%) SQL Server
13 10 (1.50%) MariaDB
14 7 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
15 4 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
16 3 (0.45%) Hadoop
17 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 1 (0.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 1 (0.15%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 186 (27.89%) Git (software)
2 65 (9.75%) Jenkins
3 61 (9.15%) RSpec
4 27 (4.05%) CircleCI
5 24 (3.60%) Cucumber
6 20 (3.00%) Travis CI
7 17 (2.55%) WiX
8 15 (2.25%) Vagrant
9 14 (2.10%) Jasmine
9 14 (2.10%) webpack
10 13 (1.95%) Sublime Text
11 12 (1.80%) Selenium
12 11 (1.65%) git-flow
12 11 (1.65%) Mocha
12 11 (1.65%) PhantomJS
13 9 (1.35%) CasperJS
13 9 (1.35%) JIRA
13 9 (1.35%) TextMate
14 8 (1.20%) Protractor
14 8 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 78 (11.69%) Finance
2 37 (5.55%) Games
3 33 (4.95%) Retail
4 30 (4.50%) Law
5 26 (3.90%) Banking
6 22 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.55%) Marketing
8 10 (1.50%) Advertising
9 6 (0.90%) Electronics
9 6 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.60%) Back Office
11 3 (0.45%) Legal
12 2 (0.30%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.30%) Local Government
13 1 (0.15%) Automotive
13 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 532 (79.76%) Developer
2 195 (29.24%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 175 (26.24%) Ruby Developer
4 109 (16.34%) Senior Developer
5 101 (15.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 79 (11.84%) Software Developer
7 69 (10.34%) Senior Ruby Developer
8 48 (7.20%) Python Developer
9 39 (5.85%) JavaScript Developer
10 33 (4.95%) Blockchain Developer
11 28 (4.20%) Junior
12 27 (4.05%) Software Engineer
13 26 (3.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 26 (3.90%) Junior Developer
13 26 (3.90%) Ruby Engineer
14 22 (3.30%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
15 20 (3.00%) Lead Developer
16 16 (2.40%) Lead Software Developer
16 16 (2.40%) React Developer
17 15 (2.25%) Data Science Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (44.68%) HTML
2 266 (39.88%) CSS
3 174 (26.09%) React
4 105 (15.74%) AngularJS
5 100 (14.99%) Node.js
6 94 (14.09%) RESTful
7 82 (12.29%) jQuery
8 73 (10.94%) HTML5
9 56 (8.40%) REST
10 52 (7.80%) Sass
11 50 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
12 48 (7.20%) CSS3
13 44 (6.60%) JSON
14 43 (6.45%) Redux
15 40 (6.00%) Backbone.js
16 34 (5.10%) Django
17 32 (4.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 27 (4.05%) Memcached
18 27 (4.05%) Vue.js
19 23 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 78 (11.69%) Fintech
2 71 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 63 (9.45%) Mobile App
4 60 (9.00%) Greenfield Project
5 57 (8.55%) User Experience
6 24 (3.60%) Linux Command Line
7 21 (3.15%) Bitcoin
8 15 (2.25%) NHS
9 14 (2.10%) Online Games
10 11 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.20%) Driving Licence
13 7 (1.05%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.75%) Photography
14 5 (0.75%) Tandem
15 4 (0.60%) Data Centre
15 4 (0.60%) LIMS
15 4 (0.60%) Virtual Team
16 3 (0.45%) EPoS
17 2 (0.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 158 (23.69%) Linux
2 32 (4.80%) Apple iOS
3 31 (4.65%) Android
4 25 (3.75%) Ubuntu
5 15 (2.25%) Unix
6 10 (1.50%) Windows
7 6 (0.90%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.30%) CentOS
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (41.68%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (31.63%) TDD
3 98 (14.69%) Software Engineering
4 95 (14.24%) DevOps
5 94 (14.09%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (12.44%) BDD
7 80 (11.99%) Scrum
8 64 (9.60%) Machine Learning
8 64 (9.60%) Web Development
9 57 (8.55%) Open Source
10 55 (8.25%) OO
11 54 (8.10%) Artificial Intelligence
12 51 (7.65%) Test Automation
13 50 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
13 50 (7.50%) Microservices
14 49 (7.35%) Front End Development
15 48 (7.20%) Problem-Solving
15 48 (7.20%) Refactoring
16 44 (6.60%) OOP
17 43 (6.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 664 (99.55%) Ruby
2 410 (61.47%) JavaScript
3 164 (24.59%) Python
4 130 (19.49%) Java
5 118 (17.69%) SQL
6 72 (10.79%) Elixir
7 71 (10.64%) PHP
8 44 (6.60%) C#
9 42 (6.30%) Go
10 38 (5.70%) C++
11 31 (4.65%) C
12 28 (4.20%) ES6
13 27 (4.05%) Bash Shell
14 26 (3.90%) CoffeeScript
15 17 (2.55%) TypeScript
16 14 (2.10%) Clojure
17 11 (1.65%) ES7
17 11 (1.65%) Solidity
18 10 (1.50%) ActionScript
19 8 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 71 (10.64%) Degree
2 31 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.20%) Master's Degree
5 7 (1.05%) PhD
6 4 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.35%) QA
2 6 (0.90%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 5 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.45%) GCP
System Software
1 114 (17.09%) Docker
2 17 (2.55%) vSphere
3 11 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.60%) NFS
5 3 (0.45%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.45%) Postfix
6 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 58 (8.70%) Ansible
2 48 (7.20%) Kubernetes
3 23 (3.45%) Puppet
4 22 (3.30%) HAProxy
5 21 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.80%) Kibana
7 5 (0.75%) Grafana
7 5 (0.75%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.45%) Salt
9 2 (0.30%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.30%) logstash
10 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (2.40%) Google
2 14 (2.10%) VMware
3 8 (1.20%) SAP
4 6 (0.90%) Capita
5 3 (0.45%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.30%) Apple
6 2 (0.30%) Citrix
6 2 (0.30%) New Relic
6 2 (0.30%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe
7 1 (0.15%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco
7 1 (0.15%) Facebook
7 1 (0.15%) Progress
7 1 (0.15%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.15%) RedGate
7 1 (0.15%) Rollbar
7 1 (0.15%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.15%) Splunk