Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Ruby Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby Developer
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 868 758 831
Rank change year-on-year -110 +73 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 320 490 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 284 470 441
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.00% -4.31%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,125 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Ruby Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Ruby Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby Developer in the UK

Ruby Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby Developer.

Salary trend for Ruby Developer in the UK

Ruby Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby Developer over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby Developer in the UK

Ruby Developer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
England -124 313 £57,500 - 48
London -145 179 £62,500 -3.85% 38
UK excluding London +30 139 £50,000 +5.26% 10
South East +40 91 £47,500 +5.56% 4
South West +29 25 £55,000 +15.79% 1
North of England -34 8 £28,000 -44.00% 4
East of England +19 7 £57,500 +4.55% 1
Yorkshire +1 6 £28,000 -46.67% 3
Scotland -14 4 £55,000 +37.50%
Midlands +28 2 £36,000 +30.91%
West Midlands +5 2 £36,000 -4.00%
North West -23 2 £41,250 +10.00% 1
Wales - 2 - -

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Ruby Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Ruby Developer in the job title.

1 320 (100.00%) Ruby
2 211 (65.94%) Ruby on Rails
3 205 (64.06%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (58.75%) JavaScript
5 126 (39.38%) HTML
6 110 (34.38%) TDD
7 107 (33.44%) CSS
8 80 (25.00%) Java
9 78 (24.38%) BDD
10 72 (22.50%) Git (software)
11 70 (21.88%) MySQL
12 66 (20.63%) Software Engineering
13 60 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
14 55 (17.19%) SQL
15 51 (15.94%) AngularJS
16 49 (15.31%) RSpec
17 48 (15.00%) Scrum
18 46 (14.38%) Linux
18 46 (14.38%) Greenfield Project
19 43 (13.44%) RESTful
19 43 (13.44%) React
20 40 (12.50%) Web Development
21 39 (12.19%) Python
22 36 (11.25%) OOP
22 36 (11.25%) User Experience
23 34 (10.63%) PostgreSQL
23 34 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
24 33 (10.31%) PHP
25 30 (9.38%) Big Data
26 29 (9.06%) Microservices

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (5.00%) Confluence
2 13 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.88%) OpenStack
3 6 (1.88%) WordPress
4 5 (1.56%) Apache
5 4 (1.25%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.94%) CMS
7 2 (0.63%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.31%) Drupal
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.88%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 60 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.25%) GitHub
3 16 (5.00%) Heroku
4 8 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (2.19%) SaaS
6 6 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.56%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.94%) BrowserStack
8 3 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.94%) Slack
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.31%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.31%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.31%) Force.com
9 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.31%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.88%) SMS
2 5 (1.56%) SMPP
3 4 (1.25%) HTTP
4 1 (0.31%) AMQP
4 1 (0.31%) Broadband
4 1 (0.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (21.88%) MySQL
2 34 (10.63%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (9.38%) Big Data
4 18 (5.63%) Redis
5 16 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 13 (4.06%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.81%) SQL Server
8 7 (2.19%) MariaDB
9 6 (1.88%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.25%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.94%) Blockchain
12 3 (0.94%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.94%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.94%) OpenTSDB
12 3 (0.94%) Parquet
13 2 (0.63%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 72 (22.50%) Git (software)
2 49 (15.31%) RSpec
3 27 (8.44%) Cucumber
4 23 (7.19%) WebDriver
5 21 (6.56%) Selenium
6 20 (6.25%) Sublime Text
6 20 (6.25%) TextMate
7 18 (5.63%) JIRA
8 16 (5.00%) Capybara
9 11 (3.44%) RubyGems
10 8 (2.50%) Subversion
11 7 (2.19%) CircleCI
12 5 (1.56%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.56%) WATIR
13 4 (1.25%) Bundler
13 4 (1.25%) gulp
13 4 (1.25%) Maven
14 3 (0.94%) Appium
14 3 (0.94%) GitLab
14 3 (0.94%) GoCD
General
1 28 (8.75%) Marketing
2 26 (8.13%) Finance
3 14 (4.38%) Electronics
3 14 (4.38%) Retail
4 13 (4.06%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.75%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.13%) Games
7 2 (0.63%) Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (65.94%) Ruby on Rails
2 126 (39.38%) HTML
3 107 (33.44%) CSS
4 51 (15.94%) AngularJS
5 43 (13.44%) React
5 43 (13.44%) RESTful
6 28 (8.75%) Node.js
7 21 (6.56%) HTML5
8 18 (5.63%) jQuery
9 17 (5.31%) Web Services
10 15 (4.69%) JSON
11 14 (4.38%) Sass
11 14 (4.38%) XML
12 11 (3.44%) .NET
12 11 (3.44%) CSS3
13 10 (3.13%) REST
13 10 (3.13%) Sinatra
14 8 (2.50%) ASP.NET
14 8 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.38%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (11.25%) User Experience
3 23 (7.19%) Fintech
4 14 (4.38%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.19%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.88%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.88%) PlayStation
7 3 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.94%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.31%) Bitcoin
9 1 (0.31%) Blog
9 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.31%) Digital Currency
9 1 (0.31%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.31%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.38%) Linux
2 7 (2.19%) Android
3 6 (1.88%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.88%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.25%) Unix
5 3 (0.94%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (64.06%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (34.38%) TDD
3 78 (24.38%) BDD
4 66 (20.63%) Software Engineering
5 48 (15.00%) Scrum
6 40 (12.50%) Web Development
7 36 (11.25%) OOP
8 34 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (9.06%) Microservices
10 27 (8.44%) Refactoring
11 24 (7.50%) E-Commerce
11 24 (7.50%) Machine Learning
11 24 (7.50%) SDLC
12 22 (6.88%) Test Automation
13 20 (6.25%) Software Architecture
14 17 (5.31%) Artificial Intelligence
14 17 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (5.31%) Open Source
15 16 (5.00%) Kanban
16 15 (4.69%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 320 (100.00%) Ruby
2 188 (58.75%) JavaScript
3 80 (25.00%) Java
4 55 (17.19%) SQL
5 39 (12.19%) Python
6 33 (10.31%) PHP
7 26 (8.13%) Elixir
8 22 (6.88%) Go
9 18 (5.63%) C#
10 12 (3.75%) Scala
11 6 (1.88%) CoffeeScript
12 5 (1.56%) Clojure
13 4 (1.25%) C
13 4 (1.25%) C++
13 4 (1.25%) ES6
14 3 (0.94%) F#
14 3 (0.94%) R
15 2 (0.63%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.63%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (5.31%) Degree
2 5 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 13 (4.06%) Docker
2 6 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.94%) HDFS
4 2 (0.63%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 12 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (3.44%) Capistrano
3 6 (1.88%) Ansible
4 5 (1.56%) Mesos
4 5 (1.56%) Terraform
5 3 (0.94%) Graphite
5 3 (0.94%) Kibana
5 3 (0.94%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.94%) logstash
6 1 (0.31%) Consul
6 1 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.31%) linkerd
6 1 (0.31%) Puppet
6 1 (0.31%) Rancher
Vendors
1 12 (3.75%) SAP
2 6 (1.88%) Google
2 6 (1.88%) VMware
3 3 (0.94%) Twitter
4 2 (0.63%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.31%) Apiary
5 1 (0.31%) Capita
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle
5 1 (0.31%) Progress