Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 381 371 411
Rank change year-on-year -10 +40 +31
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 165 187 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.64% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 1.55% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 150 154 200
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
England 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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 13,056 12,028 14,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.81% 41.28% 39.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11,332 10,426 13,019
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in the South East

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Ruby on Rails in the South East

Ruby on Rails
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in the South East over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby on Rails in the South East

Ruby on Rails
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Thames Valley +43 65 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Hampshire -35 57 £44,000 -16.19% 6
Oxfordshire +14 33 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Berkshire +16 26 £50,000 +5.26%
East Sussex -53 21 £35,000 -22.22%
Surrey +3 10 £50,000 +5.26% 2
West Sussex +2 7 £47,500 +26.67%
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £75,000 +76.47% 1
Kent +15 5 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Ruby on Rails
England

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 South East region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 164 (99.39%) Ruby
2 113 (68.48%) JavaScript
3 104 (63.03%) HTML
4 88 (53.33%) Git (software)
5 67 (40.61%) CSS
5 67 (40.61%) Linux
6 64 (38.79%) Python
7 63 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (33.33%) RESTful
9 49 (29.70%) Amazon AWS
9 49 (29.70%) TDD
10 48 (29.09%) React
11 44 (26.67%) AngularJS
12 43 (26.06%) MongoDB
12 43 (26.06%) NoSQL
13 41 (24.85%) Docker
14 39 (23.64%) jQuery
15 34 (20.61%) MySQL
16 33 (20.00%) BDD
17 31 (18.79%) PostgreSQL
18 30 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
19 29 (17.58%) Open Source
19 29 (17.58%) Java
19 29 (17.58%) OOP
20 28 (16.97%) SQL
20 28 (16.97%) Backbone.js
21 27 (16.36%) OO
22 26 (15.76%) PHP
22 26 (15.76%) HTML5
23 25 (15.15%) C#

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 24 (14.55%) nginx
2 12 (7.27%) OpenStack
3 7 (4.24%) Apache
3 7 (4.24%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.61%) GIMP
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (29.70%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.70%) GitHub
2 16 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.27%) OpenShift
4 5 (3.03%) Heroku
5 4 (2.42%) Datadog
6 3 (1.82%) Linode
7 1 (0.61%) Force.com
7 1 (0.61%) PaaS
7 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.24%) HTTP
2 6 (3.64%) AMQP
3 4 (2.42%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (26.06%) MongoDB
1 43 (26.06%) NoSQL
2 34 (20.61%) MySQL
3 31 (18.79%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (13.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 21 (12.73%) Redis
6 17 (10.30%) Relational Database
7 16 (9.70%) RDBMS
8 8 (4.85%) Big Data
9 7 (4.24%) SQL Server
10 6 (3.64%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 88 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 24 (14.55%) Jenkins
3 17 (10.30%) WiX
4 16 (9.70%) RSpec
5 12 (7.27%) Vagrant
6 9 (5.45%) Sublime Text
6 9 (5.45%) TextMate
7 7 (4.24%) CircleCI
7 7 (4.24%) Jasmine
7 7 (4.24%) Mocha
7 7 (4.24%) Protractor
7 7 (4.24%) Travis CI
8 3 (1.82%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.82%) Subversion
9 1 (0.61%) Xcode
General
1 24 (14.55%) Retail
2 6 (3.64%) Finance
3 4 (2.42%) Games
4 2 (1.21%) Marketing
4 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.61%) Electronics
5 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 138 (83.64%) Developer
2 45 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 40 (24.24%) Python Developer
4 38 (23.03%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 37 (22.42%) Ruby Developer
6 27 (16.36%) Full Stack Developer
7 17 (10.30%) Senior Developer
8 14 (8.48%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 12 (7.27%) SQL Developer
10 8 (4.85%) Software Engineer
11 7 (4.24%) Development Team Leader
11 7 (4.24%) Graduate
11 7 (4.24%) Junior
11 7 (4.24%) Ruby Engineer
11 7 (4.24%) Team Leader
12 6 (3.64%) Graduate Developer
12 6 (3.64%) Junior Developer
13 5 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
13 5 (3.03%) Linux Developer
14 4 (2.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (63.03%) HTML
2 67 (40.61%) CSS
3 55 (33.33%) RESTful
4 48 (29.09%) React
5 44 (26.67%) AngularJS
6 39 (23.64%) jQuery
7 28 (16.97%) Backbone.js
8 26 (15.76%) HTML5
9 23 (13.94%) Django
10 17 (10.30%) Celery
10 17 (10.30%) SQLAlchemy
10 17 (10.30%) Twisted
10 17 (10.30%) wxWidgets
11 16 (9.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (9.09%) Node.js
13 11 (6.67%) CSS3
13 11 (6.67%) Sass
14 8 (4.85%) Vue.js
14 8 (4.85%) XML
15 7 (4.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.94%) Mobile App
2 17 (10.30%) User Experience
3 16 (9.70%) Computer Science
3 16 (9.70%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.24%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (4.24%) NHS
5 5 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.03%) Tandem
6 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.61%) EPoS
6 1 (0.61%) Fintech
6 1 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 67 (40.61%) Linux
2 20 (12.12%) Ubuntu
3 8 (4.85%) Android
3 8 (4.85%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (29.70%) TDD
3 33 (20.00%) BDD
4 30 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 29 (17.58%) OOP
5 29 (17.58%) Open Source
6 27 (16.36%) OO
7 25 (15.15%) Test Automation
8 24 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (11.52%) DevOps
9 19 (11.52%) Scrum
10 17 (10.30%) Task Automation
11 16 (9.70%) Low Latency
12 15 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
12 15 (9.09%) Project Management
13 14 (8.48%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (7.88%) Innovative Thinking
14 13 (7.88%) Microservices
14 13 (7.88%) Unit Testing
15 12 (7.27%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 164 (99.39%) Ruby
2 113 (68.48%) JavaScript
3 64 (38.79%) Python
4 29 (17.58%) Java
5 28 (16.97%) SQL
6 26 (15.76%) PHP
7 25 (15.15%) C#
8 20 (12.12%) C
9 17 (10.30%) C++
10 10 (6.06%) ES6
11 7 (4.24%) Clojure
11 7 (4.24%) ES7
11 7 (4.24%) Haskell
11 7 (4.24%) Lisp
11 7 (4.24%) TypeScript
12 4 (2.42%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.61%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.61%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.24%) PhD
3 4 (2.42%) Degree
4 2 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.42%) QA
System Software
1 41 (24.85%) Docker
2 17 (10.30%) vSphere
3 11 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.42%) NFS
5 3 (1.82%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 22 (13.33%) Ansible
2 21 (12.73%) HAProxy
3 16 (9.70%) Kubernetes
4 6 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.42%) Grafana
5 4 (2.42%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.21%) Puppet
6 2 (1.21%) Salt
7 1 (0.61%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 12 (7.27%) VMware
2 3 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.61%) Adobe
3 1 (0.61%) Cisco
3 1 (0.61%) SAP