Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
England > South East
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 398 375 410
Rank change year-on-year -23 +35 +23
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 141 171 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.59% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 1.42% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 135 156 194
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,700 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.37% -8.35% +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 12,534 12,031 13,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.06% 41.86% 39.08%
Number of salaries quoted 10,860 10,411 12,214
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,250 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £63,750
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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -48 64 £44,000 -16.19% 3
Thames Valley +41 45 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Oxfordshire +21 23 £50,000 +25.00% 1
East Sussex -28 17 £40,000 -11.11%
Berkshire -1 16 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Surrey +16 7 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £75,000 - 2
Kent +15 4 £52,500 -
West Sussex -7 4 £47,500 -
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 140 (99.29%) Ruby
2 90 (63.83%) JavaScript
3 80 (56.74%) HTML
4 70 (49.65%) Git (software)
5 69 (48.94%) Linux
6 58 (41.13%) RESTful
7 54 (38.30%) CSS
8 52 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (34.75%) Python
10 46 (32.62%) Amazon AWS
11 39 (27.66%) AngularJS
12 38 (26.95%) NoSQL
13 35 (24.82%) MongoDB
14 34 (24.11%) React
15 32 (22.70%) jQuery
15 32 (22.70%) Docker
16 31 (21.99%) TDD
16 31 (21.99%) SQL
16 31 (21.99%) MySQL
17 30 (21.28%) Java
18 29 (20.57%) Test Automation
19 27 (19.15%) PostgreSQL
20 26 (18.44%) Cybersecurity
21 25 (17.73%) OOP
21 25 (17.73%) HTML5
22 23 (16.31%) nginx
22 23 (16.31%) Django
22 23 (16.31%) PHP
22 23 (16.31%) Backbone.js
23 22 (15.60%) OO

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 23 (16.31%) nginx
2 12 (8.51%) OpenStack
3 11 (7.80%) Apache
4 7 (4.96%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.84%) Confluence
6 1 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.71%) GIMP
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 46 (32.62%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (14.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (9.22%) GitHub
4 12 (8.51%) OpenShift
5 8 (5.67%) Datadog
6 4 (2.84%) Heroku
7 3 (2.13%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.67%) HTTP
1 8 (5.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.13%) AMQP
3 1 (0.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.95%) NoSQL
2 35 (24.82%) MongoDB
3 31 (21.99%) MySQL
4 27 (19.15%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (14.18%) Redis
6 19 (13.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (12.06%) Relational Database
8 12 (8.51%) RDBMS
9 9 (6.38%) Big Data
10 8 (5.67%) SQL Server
11 6 (4.26%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.71%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 70 (49.65%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.18%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.51%) RSpec
3 12 (8.51%) Vagrant
3 12 (8.51%) WiX
4 7 (4.96%) Subversion
5 4 (2.84%) CircleCI
5 4 (2.84%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.84%) Hudson
5 4 (2.84%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.84%) JIRA
5 4 (2.84%) JUnit
5 4 (2.84%) Mocha
5 4 (2.84%) Protractor
5 4 (2.84%) Sublime Text
5 4 (2.84%) TextMate
5 4 (2.84%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.71%) Capybara
6 1 (0.71%) Xcode
General
1 20 (14.18%) Retail
2 8 (5.67%) Games
3 4 (2.84%) Finance
4 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 113 (80.14%) Developer
2 37 (26.24%) Software Developer
3 33 (23.40%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 31 (21.99%) Python Developer
5 30 (21.28%) Ruby Developer
6 26 (18.44%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (7.80%) SQL Developer
8 9 (6.38%) Analyst
8 9 (6.38%) QA Analyst
8 9 (6.38%) QA Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) QA Test Analyst
8 9 (6.38%) QA Test Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.38%) Test Analyst
8 9 (6.38%) Test Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) Web Analyst
8 9 (6.38%) Web Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) Web Test Analyst
9 8 (5.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (56.74%) HTML
2 58 (41.13%) RESTful
3 54 (38.30%) CSS
4 39 (27.66%) AngularJS
5 34 (24.11%) React
6 32 (22.70%) jQuery
7 25 (17.73%) HTML5
8 23 (16.31%) Backbone.js
8 23 (16.31%) Django
9 13 (9.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (8.51%) Celery
10 12 (8.51%) SQLAlchemy
10 12 (8.51%) Twisted
10 12 (8.51%) wxWidgets
11 9 (6.38%) Node.js
11 9 (6.38%) Vue.js
12 8 (5.67%) JSON
12 8 (5.67%) REST
13 7 (4.96%) CSS3
13 7 (4.96%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.48%) Mobile App
2 16 (11.35%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.96%) NHS
5 6 (4.26%) User Experience
6 4 (2.84%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.84%) Tandem
7 2 (1.42%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.71%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.71%) EPoS
8 1 (0.71%) Fintech
8 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 69 (48.94%) Linux
2 15 (10.64%) Ubuntu
3 8 (5.67%) Android
3 8 (5.67%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.99%) TDD
3 29 (20.57%) Test Automation
4 26 (18.44%) Cybersecurity
5 25 (17.73%) OOP
6 22 (15.60%) OO
7 21 (14.89%) Open Source
8 20 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (14.18%) Scrum
9 17 (12.06%) Microservices
10 16 (11.35%) BDD
10 16 (11.35%) DevOps
11 15 (10.64%) OWASP
12 14 (9.93%) Innovative Thinking
12 14 (9.93%) MVC
12 14 (9.93%) Unit Testing
13 13 (9.22%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (9.22%) Low Latency
14 12 (8.51%) Agile Project Management
14 12 (8.51%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (99.29%) Ruby
2 90 (63.83%) JavaScript
3 49 (34.75%) Python
4 31 (21.99%) SQL
5 30 (21.28%) Java
6 23 (16.31%) PHP
7 20 (14.18%) C#
8 17 (12.06%) C++
9 15 (10.64%) C
10 8 (5.67%) Bash Shell
11 7 (4.96%) ES6
12 4 (2.84%) Clojure
12 4 (2.84%) ES7
12 4 (2.84%) Haskell
12 4 (2.84%) Lisp
12 4 (2.84%) Scala
12 4 (2.84%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.71%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (7.80%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.96%) PhD
3 4 (2.84%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 32 (22.70%) Docker
2 12 (8.51%) vSphere
3 11 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.67%) NFS
5 3 (2.13%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 20 (14.18%) HAProxy
1 20 (14.18%) Kubernetes
2 15 (10.64%) Ansible
3 8 (5.67%) Grafana
3 8 (5.67%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.67%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.71%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 12 (8.51%) VMware
2 4 (2.84%) Google
3 1 (0.71%) Adobe
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle