Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 357 398 431
Rank change year-on-year +41 +33 +92
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 198 207 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.65% 0.59% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% 1.54% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 184 184 191
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.53% +11.18% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +21.05% -

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 12777 13419 16408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.13% 38.36% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11104 11803 14210
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,728
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.91% +9.32%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +27 107 £52,700 +36.00% 1
Thames Valley +7 32 £47,500 -5.00% 5
East Sussex +27 29 £45,000 -
Berkshire +58 25 £47,500 +11.76% 3
West Sussex - 19 £47,500 - 1
Surrey -15 9 £54,000 +13.68%
Oxfordshire -27 7 £30,000 -42.86% 1
Kent +16 2 - -
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 192 (96.97%) Ruby
2 149 (75.25%) JavaScript
3 147 (74.24%) HTML
4 122 (61.62%) CSS
5 115 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (37.88%) TDD
7 61 (30.81%) BDD
8 57 (28.79%) Linux
9 55 (27.78%) React
10 53 (26.77%) Git (software)
11 44 (22.22%) Web Development
12 41 (20.71%) Open Source
12 41 (20.71%) User Experience
13 37 (18.69%) MySQL
14 34 (17.17%) Node.js
15 33 (16.67%) Python
16 32 (16.16%) Java
16 32 (16.16%) PHP
16 32 (16.16%) AngularJS
17 28 (14.14%) SQL
17 28 (14.14%) PostgreSQL
18 24 (12.12%) Front End Development
19 23 (11.62%) Django
20 22 (11.11%) RSpec
21 21 (10.61%) jQuery
22 20 (10.10%) Software Engineering
22 20 (10.10%) TextMate
22 20 (10.10%) Sublime Text
23 19 (9.60%) MVC
24 18 (9.09%) Scrum

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 11 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.02%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.52%) CMS
4 3 (1.52%) Confluence
4 3 (1.52%) nginx
5 2 (1.01%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.51%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (6.06%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.59%) SaaS
2 11 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.56%) PaaS
3 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) GitHub
4 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.69%) MySQL
2 28 (14.14%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (8.08%) NoSQL
4 11 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 9 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.55%) Redis
6 6 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.02%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.51%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 53 (26.77%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.11%) RSpec
3 20 (10.10%) Sublime Text
3 20 (10.10%) TextMate
4 13 (6.57%) Subversion
5 12 (6.06%) gulp
5 12 (6.06%) PostCSS
5 12 (6.06%) webpack
6 7 (3.54%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.54%) RubyGems
7 5 (2.53%) JIRA
8 4 (2.02%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.52%) JUnit
10 2 (1.01%) Selenium
10 2 (1.01%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.01%) WiX
General
1 7 (3.54%) Games
2 2 (1.01%) Finance
2 2 (1.01%) Marketing
3 1 (0.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 174 (87.88%) Developer
2 76 (38.38%) Ruby Developer
3 57 (28.79%) Senior Developer
4 50 (25.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 41 (20.71%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 17 (8.59%) JavaScript Developer
7 16 (8.08%) Full Stack Developer
8 15 (7.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 13 (6.57%) PHP Developer
10 11 (5.56%) Lead Developer
11 10 (5.05%) Software Engineer
11 10 (5.05%) Web Developer
12 8 (4.04%) Junior
12 8 (4.04%) Junior Developer
13 6 (3.03%) Java Engineer
13 6 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
14 5 (2.53%) Java Developer
14 5 (2.53%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 5 (2.53%) Python Developer
15 4 (2.02%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (74.24%) HTML
2 122 (61.62%) CSS
3 55 (27.78%) React
4 34 (17.17%) Node.js
5 32 (16.16%) AngularJS
6 23 (11.62%) Django
7 21 (10.61%) jQuery
8 18 (9.09%) CSS3
9 17 (8.59%) Sinatra
10 14 (7.07%) .NET
10 14 (7.07%) Sass
11 13 (6.57%) Laravel
12 12 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (6.06%) JSON
13 11 (5.56%) ASP.NET
13 11 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (5.56%) HTML5
14 10 (5.05%) XML
15 7 (3.54%) Ajax
15 7 (3.54%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.71%) User Experience
2 16 (8.08%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.52%) iPad
6 2 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.51%) Fintech
7 1 (0.51%) iPhone
7 1 (0.51%) Media Streaming
7 1 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (28.79%) Linux
2 7 (3.54%) Android
3 6 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.02%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (37.88%) TDD
3 61 (30.81%) BDD
4 44 (22.22%) Web Development
5 41 (20.71%) Open Source
6 24 (12.12%) Front End Development
7 20 (10.10%) Software Engineering
8 19 (9.60%) MVC
9 18 (9.09%) DevOps
9 18 (9.09%) Scrum
10 16 (8.08%) Test Automation
11 12 (6.06%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
12 11 (5.56%) Coaching
13 8 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (3.54%) Active Record
14 7 (3.54%) OWASP
15 6 (3.03%) API Integration
15 6 (3.03%) Integration Testing
15 6 (3.03%) Scenario Testing
15 6 (3.03%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 192 (96.97%) Ruby
2 149 (75.25%) JavaScript
3 33 (16.67%) Python
4 32 (16.16%) Java
4 32 (16.16%) PHP
5 28 (14.14%) SQL
6 16 (8.08%) Scala
7 14 (7.07%) C#
8 13 (6.57%) Go
9 12 (6.06%) R
10 5 (2.53%) C
11 3 (1.52%) Elixir
12 2 (1.01%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 12 (6.06%) Degree
2 11 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.03%) Docker
2 4 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.02%) Capistrano
2 3 (1.52%) Ansible
3 2 (1.01%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.01%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.51%) Puppet
4 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (3.03%) Sophos
2 4 (2.02%) Google
2 4 (2.02%) VMware
3 2 (1.01%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle
4 1 (0.51%) Sybase