Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 424 348 384
Rank change year-on-year -76 +36 +55
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 113 203 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.65% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 1.54% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 107 189 188
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,650 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £61,625
England 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 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 11,539 13,176 13,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.43% 42.44% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9,887 11,429 11,450
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
England 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 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 16 December 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 16 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
Hampshire -31 61 £44,000 -16.51% 3
Thames Valley +19 33 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Oxfordshire +29 15 £50,000 -23.08% 5
East Sussex -5 12 £48,750 +14.71% 3
Buckinghamshire - 12 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +25 6 £50,000 -6.10% 2
Berkshire -19 6 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Kent +22 1 £52,500 - 3
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 South East region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 113 (100.00%) Ruby
2 68 (60.18%) JavaScript
3 65 (57.52%) HTML
4 56 (49.56%) Linux
5 55 (48.67%) RESTful
6 52 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (43.36%) Git (software)
8 47 (41.59%) CSS
9 36 (31.86%) Amazon AWS
9 36 (31.86%) Open Source
10 33 (29.20%) Java
10 33 (29.20%) Python
10 33 (29.20%) AngularJS
11 32 (28.32%) MySQL
11 32 (28.32%) Test Automation
12 30 (26.55%) jQuery
13 27 (23.89%) NoSQL
13 27 (23.89%) React
14 25 (22.12%) OO
15 24 (21.24%) SQL
15 24 (21.24%) TDD
16 23 (20.35%) MongoDB
17 22 (19.47%) MVC
17 22 (19.47%) PHP
18 21 (18.58%) C#
19 20 (17.70%) OOP
19 20 (17.70%) Django
19 20 (17.70%) Microsoft Azure
20 18 (15.93%) Kubernetes
20 18 (15.93%) Backbone.js

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 16 (14.16%) Apache
2 14 (12.39%) nginx
3 10 (8.85%) OpenStack
4 7 (6.19%) Apache Spark
5 6 (5.31%) Confluence
6 2 (1.77%) SAS
6 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.88%) GIMP
1 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 36 (31.86%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (17.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.85%) OpenShift
4 8 (7.08%) Datadog
5 6 (5.31%) GitHub
6 3 (2.65%) Heroku
6 3 (2.65%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.19%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.32%) MySQL
2 27 (23.89%) NoSQL
3 23 (20.35%) MongoDB
4 16 (14.16%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (12.39%) Redis
5 14 (12.39%) Relational Database
6 11 (9.73%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (5.31%) Big Data
7 6 (5.31%) RDBMS
7 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.54%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.88%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 49 (43.36%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.62%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.85%) Vagrant
4 6 (5.31%) JIRA
4 6 (5.31%) JUnit
4 6 (5.31%) Subversion
4 6 (5.31%) WiX
5 5 (4.42%) RSpec
6 4 (3.54%) Hudson
7 1 (0.88%) Capybara
7 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.88%) Gatling
7 1 (0.88%) JMeter
7 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.88%) NUnit
7 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.88%) The Grinder
7 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 12 (10.62%) Retail
2 8 (7.08%) Games
3 7 (6.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 82 (72.57%) Developer
2 30 (26.55%) Ruby Developer
3 29 (25.66%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 19 (16.81%) Full Stack Developer
4 19 (16.81%) Software Developer
5 18 (15.93%) Python Developer
6 13 (11.50%) Software Engineer
7 10 (8.85%) Test Engineer
8 9 (7.96%) Analyst
8 9 (7.96%) QA Analyst
8 9 (7.96%) QA Engineer
8 9 (7.96%) QA Test Analyst
8 9 (7.96%) QA Test Engineer
8 9 (7.96%) Test Analyst
8 9 (7.96%) Web Analyst
8 9 (7.96%) Web Engineer
8 9 (7.96%) Web Test Analyst
9 8 (7.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (7.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 8 (7.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (57.52%) HTML
2 55 (48.67%) RESTful
3 47 (41.59%) CSS
4 33 (29.20%) AngularJS
5 30 (26.55%) jQuery
6 27 (23.89%) React
7 20 (17.70%) Django
8 18 (15.93%) Backbone.js
9 15 (13.27%) HTML5
10 9 (7.96%) XML
11 8 (7.08%) LAMP
12 7 (6.19%) Ember.js
12 7 (6.19%) REST
12 7 (6.19%) Sass
12 7 (6.19%) Vue.js
13 6 (5.31%) Celery
13 6 (5.31%) Play Framework
13 6 (5.31%) Twisted
13 6 (5.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (5.31%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Mobile App
2 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.96%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (7.08%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (6.19%) Tandem
5 6 (5.31%) User Experience
6 5 (4.42%) NHS
7 2 (1.77%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.88%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 56 (49.56%) Linux
2 6 (5.31%) Android
2 6 (5.31%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.86%) Open Source
3 32 (28.32%) Test Automation
4 25 (22.12%) OO
5 24 (21.24%) TDD
6 22 (19.47%) MVC
7 20 (17.70%) OOP
8 16 (14.16%) BDD
9 15 (13.27%) Microservices
9 15 (13.27%) OWASP
9 15 (13.27%) Scrum
9 15 (13.27%) Software Engineering
10 13 (11.50%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (10.62%) The Twelve-Factor App
12 11 (9.73%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (9.73%) DevOps
13 10 (8.85%) Test Scripting
14 8 (7.08%) Analytical Thinking
14 8 (7.08%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 113 (100.00%) Ruby
2 68 (60.18%) JavaScript
3 33 (29.20%) Java
3 33 (29.20%) Python
4 24 (21.24%) SQL
5 22 (19.47%) PHP
6 21 (18.58%) C#
7 16 (14.16%) C++
8 8 (7.08%) Bash Shell
8 8 (7.08%) Scala
9 6 (5.31%) C
10 3 (2.65%) ES6
11 2 (1.77%) Go
11 2 (1.77%) R
12 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.88%) Perl
12 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (7.96%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.42%) PhD
3 4 (3.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) QA
System Software
1 17 (15.04%) Docker
2 9 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.08%) NFS
4 6 (5.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (15.93%) Kubernetes
2 14 (12.39%) HAProxy
3 8 (7.08%) Grafana
3 8 (7.08%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (7.08%) ZABBIX
4 6 (5.31%) Ansible
5 1 (0.88%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 10 (8.85%) VMware
2 8 (7.08%) Google
3 2 (1.77%) Cloudera
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe
4 1 (0.88%) GUPTA
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle