Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 401 382 412
Rank change year-on-year -19 +30 +56
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 154 172 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.59% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 1.46% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 140 124 194
South East median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,500 £29,700 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,625 £73,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 13,331 11,790 14,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.42% 40.30% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11,746 10,185 13,100
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +25 67 £50,000 +17.65% 8
Hampshire -44 41 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Berkshire +28 33 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Oxfordshire -8 32 £51,250 +28.13% 6
East Sussex -31 22 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Surrey -2 11 £55,000 +22.22% 1
West Sussex +2 9 £47,500 +26.67%
Kent +11 4 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £42,500 - 1
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 153 (99.35%) Ruby
2 101 (65.58%) JavaScript
3 94 (61.04%) HTML
4 84 (54.55%) Git (software)
5 69 (44.81%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (38.96%) Python
7 59 (38.31%) CSS
8 57 (37.01%) Linux
9 54 (35.06%) TDD
10 43 (27.92%) React
11 40 (25.97%) BDD
12 35 (22.73%) RESTful
12 35 (22.73%) AngularJS
12 35 (22.73%) Docker
13 33 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
13 33 (21.43%) Open Source
14 32 (20.78%) PostgreSQL
14 32 (20.78%) MongoDB
15 31 (20.13%) jQuery
16 29 (18.83%) NoSQL
17 27 (17.53%) MySQL
18 26 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
19 25 (16.23%) Jenkins
20 24 (15.58%) Ansible
21 23 (14.94%) Cybersecurity
22 22 (14.29%) Backbone.js
22 22 (14.29%) Java
22 22 (14.29%) PHP
23 21 (13.64%) Retail
23 21 (13.64%) Ubuntu

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 21 (13.64%) nginx
2 6 (3.90%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.95%) Apache
5 2 (1.30%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.44%) GitHub
3 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.90%) OpenShift
4 4 (2.60%) Heroku
5 3 (1.95%) SaaS
6 2 (1.30%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.65%) Force.com
7 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.55%) HTTP
2 5 (3.25%) AMQP
3 3 (1.95%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.78%) MongoDB
1 32 (20.78%) PostgreSQL
2 29 (18.83%) NoSQL
3 27 (17.53%) MySQL
4 19 (12.34%) Relational Database
5 18 (11.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (11.69%) Redis
6 16 (10.39%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.25%) MariaDB
8 4 (2.60%) Big Data
9 2 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 84 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 25 (16.23%) Jenkins
3 20 (12.99%) RSpec
4 18 (11.69%) WiX
5 15 (9.74%) Sublime Text
5 15 (9.74%) TextMate
6 7 (4.55%) CircleCI
6 7 (4.55%) Jasmine
6 7 (4.55%) Mocha
6 7 (4.55%) Protractor
6 7 (4.55%) Travis CI
7 6 (3.90%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.95%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.95%) Subversion
General
1 21 (13.64%) Retail
2 5 (3.25%) Finance
3 2 (1.30%) Marketing
3 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.65%) Electronics
4 1 (0.65%) Games
4 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 130 (84.42%) Developer
2 41 (26.62%) Ruby Developer
3 38 (24.68%) Software Developer
4 35 (22.73%) Python Developer
5 31 (20.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 29 (18.83%) Senior Developer
7 26 (16.88%) Senior Ruby Developer
8 15 (9.74%) Full Stack Developer
9 10 (6.49%) Graduate
9 10 (6.49%) Junior
9 10 (6.49%) Junior Developer
10 9 (5.84%) Graduate Developer
10 9 (5.84%) Software Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) Development Team Leader
11 7 (4.55%) Team Leader
12 6 (3.90%) SQL Developer
13 5 (3.25%) Ruby Engineer
14 4 (2.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 4 (2.60%) Linux Developer
15 3 (1.95%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (61.04%) HTML
2 59 (38.31%) CSS
3 43 (27.92%) React
4 35 (22.73%) AngularJS
4 35 (22.73%) RESTful
5 31 (20.13%) jQuery
6 22 (14.29%) Backbone.js
7 20 (12.99%) HTML5
8 18 (11.69%) Celery
8 18 (11.69%) Django
8 18 (11.69%) SQLAlchemy
8 18 (11.69%) Twisted
9 17 (11.04%) wxWidgets
10 15 (9.74%) Node.js
11 13 (8.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (5.19%) CSS3
13 7 (4.55%) Enzyme
13 7 (4.55%) Jest
13 7 (4.55%) Nightwatchjs
13 7 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.99%) User Experience
2 18 (11.69%) Mobile App
3 17 (11.04%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (3.25%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.60%) Tandem
7 3 (1.95%) Fintech
8 2 (1.30%) NHS
9 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.65%) EPoS
9 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (37.01%) Linux
2 21 (13.64%) Ubuntu
3 3 (1.95%) Unix
4 2 (1.30%) Android
4 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (44.81%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (35.06%) TDD
3 40 (25.97%) BDD
4 33 (21.43%) Open Source
5 26 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (14.94%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (12.99%) Test Automation
8 19 (12.34%) OO
9 18 (11.69%) OOP
10 17 (11.04%) DevOps
11 16 (10.39%) Low Latency
11 16 (10.39%) Task Automation
11 16 (10.39%) Web Development
12 15 (9.74%) Agile Project Management
12 15 (9.74%) Project Management
12 15 (9.74%) Scrum
12 15 (9.74%) Software Engineering
13 9 (5.84%) MVC
13 9 (5.84%) SDLC
13 9 (5.84%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 153 (99.35%) Ruby
2 101 (65.58%) JavaScript
3 60 (38.96%) Python
4 22 (14.29%) Java
4 22 (14.29%) PHP
5 20 (12.99%) C#
6 19 (12.34%) C
7 17 (11.04%) SQL
8 10 (6.49%) C++
9 7 (4.55%) Clojure
9 7 (4.55%) ES6
9 7 (4.55%) ES7
9 7 (4.55%) Haskell
9 7 (4.55%) Lisp
9 7 (4.55%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (3.90%) Degree
1 6 (3.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.30%) PhD
System Software
1 35 (22.73%) Docker
2 18 (11.69%) vSphere
3 6 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.95%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 24 (15.58%) Ansible
2 18 (11.69%) HAProxy
3 6 (3.90%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.95%) Capistrano
4 3 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.30%) Puppet
5 2 (1.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (3.90%) VMware
2 3 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco
3 1 (0.65%) SAP