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

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 595 500 467
Rank change year-on-year -95 -33 +161
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 597 939 1,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.56% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 1.40% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 534 814 989
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,375 £33,950
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +15.79%

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 58,561 67,278 68,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.56% 40.30% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 48,449 56,501 59,408
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 December 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 December 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 -32 383 £65,000 +4.00% 73
South East -44 114 £47,500 - 21
North of England -3 35 £50,000 - 17
Yorkshire +43 26 £50,000 +5.26% 6
East of England -16 24 £50,000 - 7
South West -13 18 £53,750 -2.27% 6
Midlands -6 15 £38,132 +8.95% 8
West Midlands +10 13 £38,132 +17.33% 2
North West -16 8 £63,750 +27.50% 9
East Midlands +21 2 £61,250 +11.36% 6
North East +4 1 £32,000 -33.33% 2
Ruby on Rails
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 592 (99.16%) Ruby
2 344 (57.62%) JavaScript
3 276 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
4 187 (31.32%) HTML
5 177 (29.65%) CSS
6 153 (25.63%) Git (software)
7 151 (25.29%) Python
8 150 (25.13%) TDD
9 138 (23.12%) MySQL
10 134 (22.45%) Linux
11 123 (20.60%) Amazon AWS
12 122 (20.44%) Java
13 115 (19.26%) PostgreSQL
14 104 (17.42%) React
15 103 (17.25%) Redis
16 101 (16.92%) RESTful
16 101 (16.92%) SQL
17 99 (16.58%) Docker
18 95 (15.91%) Open Source
19 94 (15.75%) Software Engineering
20 86 (14.41%) DevOps
20 86 (14.41%) Microservices
21 84 (14.07%) AngularJS
22 80 (13.40%) Web Development
23 76 (12.73%) Test Automation
23 76 (12.73%) Fintech
24 74 (12.40%) MongoDB
24 74 (12.40%) Node.js
25 71 (11.89%) Degree
26 67 (11.22%) PHP

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 29 (4.86%) Apache
2 21 (3.52%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (2.85%) nginx
4 14 (2.35%) OpenStack
5 13 (2.18%) Apache Spark
6 11 (1.84%) WildFly
7 8 (1.34%) Confluence
8 6 (1.01%) CMS
9 5 (0.84%) Joomla!
10 4 (0.67%) WordPress
11 3 (0.50%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.34%) Drupal
12 2 (0.34%) SAS
13 1 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
13 1 (0.17%) Ethereum
Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.17%) GIMP
1 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 123 (20.60%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (8.88%) Heroku
3 39 (6.53%) GitHub
4 28 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (3.18%) SaaS
6 14 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (2.35%) Slack
7 11 (1.84%) OpenShift
8 8 (1.34%) Datadog
9 7 (1.17%) Office 365
10 6 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.84%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.50%) AWS OpsWorks
13 3 (0.50%) Linode
13 3 (0.50%) PaaS
14 2 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.34%) Route 53
14 2 (0.34%) Serverless
15 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.35%) HTTP
2 9 (1.51%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.67%) Internet
4 3 (0.50%) Skype
5 2 (0.34%) SNMP
6 1 (0.17%) AMQP
6 1 (0.17%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.17%) DNS
6 1 (0.17%) Firewall
6 1 (0.17%) MQTT
6 1 (0.17%) SSL
6 1 (0.17%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (23.12%) MySQL
2 115 (19.26%) PostgreSQL
3 103 (17.25%) Redis
4 74 (12.40%) MongoDB
5 62 (10.39%) NoSQL
6 38 (6.37%) Relational Database
7 33 (5.53%) Big Data
8 24 (4.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 24 (4.02%) Blockchain
9 15 (2.51%) HBase
10 14 (2.35%) Neo4j
11 10 (1.68%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.68%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.17%) SQL Server
13 6 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (0.84%) MariaDB
15 4 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
16 2 (0.34%) DB2
17 1 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 1 (0.17%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 153 (25.63%) Git (software)
2 50 (8.38%) Jenkins
3 39 (6.53%) RSpec
4 20 (3.35%) Cucumber
5 16 (2.68%) JIRA
6 15 (2.51%) Vagrant
7 11 (1.84%) IntelliJ
7 11 (1.84%) Subversion
8 10 (1.68%) Selenium
9 9 (1.51%) CircleCI
10 8 (1.34%) Hudson
10 8 (1.34%) JUnit
11 6 (1.01%) Mocha
11 6 (1.01%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.01%) WiX
12 5 (0.84%) CasperJS
12 5 (0.84%) PhantomJS
13 4 (0.67%) git-flow
14 3 (0.50%) Jasmine
14 3 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (7.04%) Finance
2 38 (6.37%) Games
3 28 (4.69%) Banking
4 19 (3.18%) Law
5 18 (3.02%) Retail
6 11 (1.84%) Marketing
7 8 (1.34%) Automotive
8 6 (1.01%) Back Office
9 5 (0.84%) Publishing
10 4 (0.67%) Advertising
11 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.34%) Legal
13 1 (0.17%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 450 (75.38%) Developer
2 169 (28.31%) Ruby Developer
3 152 (25.46%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 105 (17.59%) Senior Developer
5 80 (13.40%) Full Stack Developer
6 48 (8.04%) Software Developer
7 45 (7.54%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 44 (7.37%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 36 (6.03%) Software Engineer
10 34 (5.70%) Python Developer
10 34 (5.70%) Ruby Engineer
11 31 (5.19%) Backend Developer
11 31 (5.19%) Lead Developer
12 26 (4.36%) JavaScript Developer
13 22 (3.69%) Senior Backend Developer
14 20 (3.35%) Test Engineer
15 17 (2.85%) Java Developer
16 16 (2.68%) Junior
17 15 (2.51%) Games Developer
17 15 (2.51%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (31.32%) HTML
2 177 (29.65%) CSS
3 104 (17.42%) React
4 101 (16.92%) RESTful
5 84 (14.07%) AngularJS
6 74 (12.40%) Node.js
7 67 (11.22%) RabbitMQ
8 64 (10.72%) jQuery
9 48 (8.04%) REST
10 44 (7.37%) Vue.js
11 37 (6.20%) HTML5
12 36 (6.03%) Django
13 28 (4.69%) Kafka
14 26 (4.36%) JSON
15 25 (4.19%) CSS3
15 25 (4.19%) Ember.js
16 24 (4.02%) Memcached
16 24 (4.02%) Spring
17 23 (3.85%) Sass
18 18 (3.02%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 76 (12.73%) Fintech
2 46 (7.71%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (6.37%) Mobile App
4 35 (5.86%) User Experience
5 19 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.35%) NHS
7 13 (2.18%) Social Network
8 10 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.17%) Tandem
10 6 (1.01%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (0.84%) Photography
12 4 (0.67%) LIMS
12 4 (0.67%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.67%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.50%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.50%) Online Games
14 2 (0.34%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.34%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 134 (22.45%) Linux
2 38 (6.37%) Android
3 28 (4.69%) Unix
4 25 (4.19%) Apple iOS
5 19 (3.18%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.01%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.67%) Windows
8 3 (0.50%) SmartOS
9 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.17%) CentOS
10 1 (0.17%) Debian
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) SUSE
10 1 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (25.13%) TDD
3 95 (15.91%) Open Source
4 94 (15.75%) Software Engineering
5 86 (14.41%) DevOps
5 86 (14.41%) Microservices
6 80 (13.40%) Web Development
7 76 (12.73%) Test Automation
8 60 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (9.88%) Computer Science
9 59 (9.88%) MVC
10 55 (9.21%) BDD
10 55 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
10 55 (9.21%) Scrum
11 51 (8.54%) Front End Development
12 45 (7.54%) OO
13 40 (6.70%) Refactoring
14 35 (5.86%) OOP
14 35 (5.86%) Unit Testing
15 33 (5.53%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 592 (99.16%) Ruby
2 344 (57.62%) JavaScript
3 151 (25.29%) Python
4 122 (20.44%) Java
5 101 (16.92%) SQL
6 67 (11.22%) PHP
7 60 (10.05%) Elixir
8 53 (8.88%) Go
9 45 (7.54%) ES6
9 45 (7.54%) Scala
10 37 (6.20%) C++
11 30 (5.03%) C#
12 29 (4.86%) C
13 15 (2.51%) Bash Shell
14 14 (2.35%) Groovy
15 9 (1.51%) Perl
16 8 (1.34%) CoffeeScript
17 7 (1.17%) Erlang
18 4 (0.67%) Apple Swift
18 4 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 71 (11.89%) Degree
2 37 (6.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.01%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.84%) PhD
5 4 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.50%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.53%) QA
2 7 (1.17%) SLA
3 2 (0.34%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (0.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 99 (16.58%) Docker
2 11 (1.84%) HDFS
3 9 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.34%) NFS
5 6 (1.01%) vSphere
6 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 63 (10.55%) Kubernetes
2 40 (6.70%) Ansible
3 32 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (5.19%) Puppet
5 15 (2.51%) HAProxy
6 9 (1.51%) ZABBIX
7 8 (1.34%) Grafana
8 3 (0.50%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.50%) Graphite
9 2 (0.34%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.34%) cPanel
9 2 (0.34%) Kibana
9 2 (0.34%) Salt
9 2 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (3.18%) Google
2 10 (1.68%) VMware
3 4 (0.67%) Apple
4 3 (0.50%) Splunk
5 2 (0.34%) Cloudera
5 2 (0.34%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle
5 2 (0.34%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe
6 1 (0.17%) F5
6 1 (0.17%) GUPTA
6 1 (0.17%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.17%) RedGate
6 1 (0.17%) Sencha