Period
to 19 May 2019

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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
England > South East
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 363 398 356
Rank change year-on-year +35 -42 +63
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 151 157 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 0.51% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 1.16% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 134 143 136
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £28,625 £30,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 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 10,417 13,553 11,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.96% 44.23% 39.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8,843 11,883 10,105
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +5.26% -

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 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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
East Sussex +53 60 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Thames Valley +17 41 £60,000 +20.00%
Hampshire -15 26 £45,000 -22.41% 2
Buckinghamshire - 25 £70,000 -
West Sussex +6 22 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Berkshire +9 9 £32,500 -31.58%
Oxfordshire +15 7 £55,000 -
Surrey +8 2 £50,000 -12.28%
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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.

1 151 (100.00%) Ruby
2 74 (49.01%) JavaScript
3 64 (42.38%) HTML
4 59 (39.07%) Open Source
5 55 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (35.76%) React
7 53 (35.10%) Software Engineering
8 42 (27.81%) TDD
9 40 (26.49%) Linux
10 37 (24.50%) Git (software)
10 37 (24.50%) BDD
11 33 (21.85%) CSS
12 32 (21.19%) Web Development
13 30 (19.87%) MVC
14 29 (19.21%) Test Automation
14 29 (19.21%) RESTful
15 26 (17.22%) MySQL
16 24 (15.89%) OO
16 24 (15.89%) jQuery
16 24 (15.89%) Mentoring
17 22 (14.57%) AngularJS
17 22 (14.57%) Java
18 17 (11.26%) Python
18 17 (11.26%) Finance
19 16 (10.60%) Refactoring
19 16 (10.60%) Tandem
19 16 (10.60%) Ember.js
19 16 (10.60%) Backbone.js
20 15 (9.93%) PHP
21 14 (9.27%) Elixir

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 5 (3.31%) Apache
1 5 (3.31%) Confluence
2 4 (2.65%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (6.62%) SaaS
2 6 (3.97%) Heroku
3 4 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.65%) GitHub
3 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.66%) Force.com
4 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) HTTP
1 6 (3.97%) Skype
2 1 (0.66%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.22%) MySQL
2 12 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.64%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.31%) Redis
5 4 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.65%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.32%) Big Data
6 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.66%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 37 (24.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.64%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.31%) JIRA
3 5 (3.31%) JUnit
3 5 (3.31%) Subversion
4 1 (0.66%) Capybara
4 1 (0.66%) Gatling
4 1 (0.66%) Hudson
4 1 (0.66%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.66%) JMeter
4 1 (0.66%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.66%) NUnit
4 1 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.66%) RSpec
4 1 (0.66%) The Grinder
4 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (11.26%) Finance
2 1 (0.66%) Electronics
2 1 (0.66%) Games
2 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.66%) Marketing
2 1 (0.66%) Retail
2 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 133 (88.08%) Developer
2 94 (62.25%) Ruby Developer
3 53 (35.10%) Senior Developer
4 47 (31.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 46 (30.46%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 24 (15.89%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 17 (11.26%) Junior
8 16 (10.60%) Full Stack Developer
9 14 (9.27%) Junior Developer
9 14 (9.27%) Junior Ruby on Rails Developer
10 11 (7.28%) Software Engineer
11 9 (5.96%) Lead Developer
11 9 (5.96%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.31%) Scala Developer
13 4 (2.65%) Azure Consultant
13 4 (2.65%) Consultant
13 4 (2.65%) Java Developer
13 4 (2.65%) Java Scala Developer
13 4 (2.65%) Senior Consultant
14 2 (1.32%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (42.38%) HTML
2 54 (35.76%) React
3 33 (21.85%) CSS
4 29 (19.21%) RESTful
5 24 (15.89%) jQuery
6 22 (14.57%) AngularJS
7 16 (10.60%) Backbone.js
7 16 (10.60%) Ember.js
8 11 (7.28%) JSON
8 11 (7.28%) REST
9 5 (3.31%) Django
9 5 (3.31%) Guice
9 5 (3.31%) HTML5
9 5 (3.31%) LAMP
9 5 (3.31%) Play Framework
9 5 (3.31%) Spring
9 5 (3.31%) Spring MVC
9 5 (3.31%) SQLAlchemy
9 5 (3.31%) Twisted
9 5 (3.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.60%) Tandem
2 7 (4.64%) User Experience
3 6 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.65%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.49%) Linux
2 5 (3.31%) Ubuntu
3 4 (2.65%) Windows
4 1 (0.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.07%) Open Source
2 55 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (35.10%) Software Engineering
4 42 (27.81%) TDD
5 37 (24.50%) BDD
6 32 (21.19%) Web Development
7 30 (19.87%) MVC
8 29 (19.21%) Test Automation
9 24 (15.89%) Mentoring
9 24 (15.89%) OO
10 16 (10.60%) Refactoring
11 11 (7.28%) Scrum
12 9 (5.96%) Configuration Management
12 9 (5.96%) DevOps
13 8 (5.30%) Migration
14 7 (4.64%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (4.64%) Problem-Solving
15 6 (3.97%) Collaborative Working
15 6 (3.97%) OOP
16 5 (3.31%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 151 (100.00%) Ruby
2 74 (49.01%) JavaScript
3 22 (14.57%) Java
4 17 (11.26%) Python
5 15 (9.93%) PHP
6 14 (9.27%) Elixir
7 11 (7.28%) C#
8 9 (5.96%) C++
9 5 (3.31%) Perl
9 5 (3.31%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.31%) Scala
10 4 (2.65%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.65%) SQL
11 2 (1.32%) R
12 1 (0.66%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.66%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (2.65%) AWS Certification
1 4 (2.65%) MCSA
1 4 (2.65%) MCSE
1 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.32%) Degree
3 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.31%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.65%) Puppet
2 1 (0.66%) Ansible
2 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.66%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (3.31%) Google
2 4 (2.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.65%) Oracle
3 1 (0.66%) GUPTA
3 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.66%) SAP