Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
England > London
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 471 451 335
Rank change year-on-year -20 -116 +121
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 385 464 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.62% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.35% 1.58% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 359 424 724
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,250 £83,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +15.00%

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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 28,427 29,423 31,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.26% 39.35% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 23,234 23,803 28,191
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £94,100 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in London

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Ruby on Rails in London

Ruby on Rails
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in London over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby on Rails in London

Ruby on Rails
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Central London -95 73 £65,000 +8.33% 21
East London -4 6 £67,500 +28.57% 8
West London +20 4 £44,580 +4.89% 17
South London +3 3 £60,000 +50.00%
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 London region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 384 (99.74%) Ruby
2 227 (58.96%) JavaScript
3 182 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (35.06%) CSS
5 128 (33.25%) HTML
6 113 (29.35%) TDD
7 103 (26.75%) React
8 88 (22.86%) Git (software)
9 85 (22.08%) MySQL
10 78 (20.26%) Amazon AWS
11 76 (19.74%) PostgreSQL
12 68 (17.66%) Fintech
13 65 (16.88%) Linux
14 64 (16.62%) Software Engineering
15 62 (16.10%) Python
15 62 (16.10%) Redis
15 62 (16.10%) DevOps
16 60 (15.58%) Elixir
17 55 (14.29%) Java
17 55 (14.29%) Degree
18 54 (14.03%) SQL
19 53 (13.77%) Node.js
20 49 (12.73%) Finance
21 48 (12.47%) Docker
22 45 (11.69%) BDD
23 44 (11.43%) Heroku
23 44 (11.43%) GitHub
24 42 (10.91%) Computer Science
24 42 (10.91%) Scrum
25 41 (10.65%) RabbitMQ

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 25 (6.49%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (3.38%) Apache
3 10 (2.60%) WordPress
4 9 (2.34%) CMS
5 7 (1.82%) Ethereum
6 6 (1.56%) Hyperledger
7 4 (1.04%) Alfresco
7 4 (1.04%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.04%) nginx
8 3 (0.78%) WildFly
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.26%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 78 (20.26%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (11.43%) GitHub
2 44 (11.43%) Heroku
3 18 (4.68%) SaaS
4 10 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.56%) AWS OpsWorks
7 6 (1.56%) PaaS
8 5 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.30%) IaaS
8 5 (1.30%) npm
8 5 (1.30%) Office 365
9 4 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.78%) Slack
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.26%) Serverless
11 1 (0.26%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.82%) HTTP
2 6 (1.56%) Skype
3 3 (0.78%) Firewall
3 3 (0.78%) Network Security
4 2 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.26%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.26%) Broadband
5 1 (0.26%) DNS
5 1 (0.26%) SSL
5 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.26%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (22.08%) MySQL
2 76 (19.74%) PostgreSQL
3 62 (16.10%) Redis
4 41 (10.65%) Blockchain
5 34 (8.83%) MongoDB
6 28 (7.27%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.60%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.82%) Big Data
9 6 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (1.56%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.30%) HBase
10 5 (1.30%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.78%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.26%) DB2
14 1 (0.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 88 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 34 (8.83%) RSpec
3 24 (6.23%) Cucumber
4 21 (5.45%) Jenkins
5 14 (3.64%) CircleCI
6 12 (3.12%) webpack
7 11 (2.86%) Selenium
8 9 (2.34%) Travis CI
8 9 (2.34%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.08%) JIRA
10 7 (1.82%) CasperJS
10 7 (1.82%) git-flow
10 7 (1.82%) PhantomJS
11 6 (1.56%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.30%) gulp
13 4 (1.04%) Codeship
13 4 (1.04%) Sublime Text
13 4 (1.04%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.04%) Visual Studio Code
14 3 (0.78%) IntelliJ
General
1 49 (12.73%) Finance
2 31 (8.05%) Games
3 26 (6.75%) Banking
4 20 (5.19%) Law
5 9 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.08%) Marketing
7 7 (1.82%) Retail
8 3 (0.78%) Advertising
9 2 (0.52%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.52%) Legal
9 2 (0.52%) Local Government
10 1 (0.26%) Automotive
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 284 (73.77%) Developer
2 125 (32.47%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 108 (28.05%) Ruby Developer
4 75 (19.48%) Senior Developer
5 66 (17.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 40 (10.39%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 25 (6.49%) Blockchain Developer
7 25 (6.49%) Ruby Engineer
8 24 (6.23%) JavaScript Developer
9 23 (5.97%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
10 17 (4.42%) Backend Developer
10 17 (4.42%) Junior
11 15 (3.90%) Junior Developer
12 14 (3.64%) Senior Backend Developer
12 14 (3.64%) Software Engineer
13 13 (3.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 12 (3.12%) Senior Full Stack Developer
15 11 (2.86%) Data Science Developer
15 11 (2.86%) HTML CSS Developer
15 11 (2.86%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (35.06%) CSS
2 128 (33.25%) HTML
3 103 (26.75%) React
4 53 (13.77%) Node.js
5 41 (10.65%) RabbitMQ
6 35 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 31 (8.05%) REST
7 31 (8.05%) Sass
8 28 (7.27%) jQuery
9 27 (7.01%) JSON
10 26 (6.75%) RESTful
11 25 (6.49%) Memcached
11 25 (6.49%) Redux
12 21 (5.45%) CSS3
13 18 (4.68%) Kafka
14 14 (3.64%) HTML5
15 13 (3.38%) .NET
15 13 (3.38%) Ember.js
15 13 (3.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (3.12%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 68 (17.66%) Fintech
2 42 (10.91%) Computer Science
3 33 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (6.49%) User Experience
5 23 (5.97%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.64%) Online Games
7 11 (2.86%) Bitcoin
7 11 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (2.08%) NHS
10 5 (1.30%) Photography
11 3 (0.78%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.52%) EPoS
12 2 (0.52%) iPad
12 2 (0.52%) iPhone
12 2 (0.52%) Minimum Viable Product
12 2 (0.52%) Replication
12 2 (0.52%) Social Media
13 1 (0.26%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.26%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 65 (16.88%) Linux
2 14 (3.64%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.60%) Android
4 9 (2.34%) Unix
5 6 (1.56%) Windows
6 5 (1.30%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.78%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.52%) CentOS
8 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.26%) Solaris
9 1 (0.26%) SUSE
9 1 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (29.35%) TDD
3 64 (16.62%) Software Engineering
4 62 (16.10%) DevOps
5 45 (11.69%) BDD
6 42 (10.91%) Scrum
7 41 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
8 39 (10.13%) Machine Learning
9 33 (8.57%) Front End Development
10 32 (8.31%) Refactoring
11 31 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (7.79%) Web Development
13 29 (7.53%) Microservices
14 28 (7.27%) Artificial Intelligence
14 28 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
15 24 (6.23%) Kanban
16 21 (5.45%) Data Science
17 19 (4.94%) MVC
18 18 (4.68%) Open Source
18 18 (4.68%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 384 (99.74%) Ruby
2 227 (58.96%) JavaScript
3 62 (16.10%) Python
4 60 (15.58%) Elixir
5 55 (14.29%) Java
6 54 (14.03%) SQL
7 30 (7.79%) Go
8 19 (4.94%) CoffeeScript
9 18 (4.68%) PHP
10 17 (4.42%) Bash Shell
11 16 (4.16%) ES6
12 13 (3.38%) Scala
13 12 (3.12%) C++
14 8 (2.08%) ActionScript
14 8 (2.08%) Clojure
15 7 (1.82%) C#
16 6 (1.56%) Solidity
17 5 (1.30%) Perl
18 4 (1.04%) Groovy
18 4 (1.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 55 (14.29%) Degree
2 19 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.71%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) SLA
3 2 (0.52%) GCP
System Software
1 48 (12.47%) Docker
2 3 (0.78%) HDFS
3 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) Varnish
4 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (7.79%) Kubernetes
2 19 (4.94%) Ansible
3 17 (4.42%) Puppet
4 13 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.34%) Kibana
6 2 (0.52%) Salt
7 1 (0.26%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.26%) logstash
7 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (2.60%) Google
2 5 (1.30%) Capita
3 3 (0.78%) Red Hat
3 3 (0.78%) Splunk
4 2 (0.52%) Apple
4 2 (0.52%) Citrix
4 2 (0.52%) SAP
4 2 (0.52%) VMware
5 1 (0.26%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.26%) F5
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.26%) New Relic
5 1 (0.26%) SaltStack