The median annual salary for a Ruby on Rails Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
UK
Rank 704 826 808
Rank change year-on-year +122 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 161 115 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 135 108 122
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80774 98602 101550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.35% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66963 82534 82926
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Ruby on Rails Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Ruby on Rails Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails Developer in the UK

Ruby on Rails Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Ruby on Rails Developer in the UK

Ruby on Rails Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby on Rails Developer in the UK

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +157 158 £52,500 +5.00% 27
London +80 83 £55,000 - 17
South East +70 32 £57,500 +29.21% 8
Hampshire +36 18 £67,500 +92.85% 3
North West -12 16 £45,000 +15.38%
City of London +51 15 £55,000 -1.34% 9
Manchester -15 15 £45,000 +15.38%
Portsmouth - 14 £67,500 - 1
East Sussex - 9 £46,250 - 3
Yorkshire +36 8 £55,000 +37.50% 1
West Midlands +36 7 £40,000 +2.56%
Staffordshire - 7 £40,000 -
Lichfield - 7 £40,000 -
Crowborough - 6 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 6 £55,000 -
Surrey +54 5 £47,500 - 3
Stockport - 5 £44,000 -
South West +12 4 £27,500 -33.33%
East Midlands +5 4 £50,000 +66.66%
East of England +26 3 £35,000 -41.66% 1
Guildford +22 3 £55,000 - 1
Scotland +13 3 - -
Devon +2 3 £27,500 +22.22%
Basingstoke 0 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Nottinghamshire - 3 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £50,000 -
Brighton - 3 £46,250 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 - -
West Yorkshire +20 2 £21,500 -42.66% 1
Bradford +2 2 £21,500 -

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails Developer in the job title.

1 328 (100.00%) Ruby
1 328 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 195 (59.45%) JavaScript
3 147 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
4 131 (39.94%) TDD
5 124 (37.80%) HTML
6 104 (31.71%) CSS
7 81 (24.70%) Git (software)
8 74 (22.56%) BDD
9 66 (20.12%) Web Development
9 66 (20.12%) MySQL
10 64 (19.51%) jQuery
11 59 (17.99%) PostgreSQL
12 55 (16.77%) Heroku
13 51 (15.55%) Linux
14 50 (15.24%) AngularJS
15 45 (13.72%) Amazon AWS
16 41 (12.50%) Sass
17 39 (11.89%) HTML5
18 38 (11.59%) RSpec
18 38 (11.59%) Scrum
19 37 (11.28%) MongoDB
20 36 (10.98%) Elasticsearch
21 34 (10.37%) OO
21 34 (10.37%) Java
22 31 (9.45%) Degree
23 30 (9.15%) CSS3
24 29 (8.84%) E-Commerce
25 28 (8.54%) PHP
26 27 (8.23%) Node.js

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 36 (10.98%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.52%) Apache
3 4 (1.22%) WordPress
4 3 (0.91%) CMS
5 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.30%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.61%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.61%) Shopify
3 1 (0.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 55 (16.77%) Heroku
2 45 (13.72%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (4.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 14 (4.27%) Google Compute Engine
5 11 (3.35%) SaaS
6 6 (1.83%) GitHub
7 4 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.22%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.22%) Route 53
8 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.91%) Internet
2 1 (0.30%) HTTP
2 1 (0.30%) Skype
2 1 (0.30%) SSL
2 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (20.12%) MySQL
2 59 (17.99%) PostgreSQL
3 37 (11.28%) MongoDB
4 23 (7.01%) Redis
5 11 (3.35%) Big Data
6 6 (1.83%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.22%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.22%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 81 (24.70%) Git (software)
2 38 (11.59%) RSpec
3 26 (7.93%) git-flow
4 19 (5.79%) Vagrant
5 6 (1.83%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.22%) Airbrake
6 4 (1.22%) Travis CI
7 3 (0.91%) Bundler
7 3 (0.91%) RubyGems
8 2 (0.61%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.61%) Hudson
8 2 (0.61%) JIRA
8 2 (0.61%) Selenium
8 2 (0.61%) Subversion
9 1 (0.30%) Capybara
9 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (6.40%) Legal
2 16 (4.88%) Finance
3 14 (4.27%) Games
3 14 (4.27%) Publishing
4 9 (2.74%) Banking
5 6 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.22%) Retail
7 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) iGaming
8 1 (0.30%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 124 (37.80%) HTML
3 104 (31.71%) CSS
4 64 (19.51%) jQuery
5 50 (15.24%) AngularJS
6 41 (12.50%) Sass
7 39 (11.89%) HTML5
8 30 (9.15%) CSS3
9 27 (8.23%) Node.js
10 25 (7.62%) JSON
11 22 (6.71%) React
12 19 (5.79%) Resque
13 17 (5.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (4.88%) Ajax
14 16 (4.88%) Elastic Stack
15 14 (4.27%) XML
16 12 (3.66%) Haml
17 11 (3.35%) REST
18 10 (3.05%) RESTful
19 8 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.66%) Computer Science
2 10 (3.05%) User Experience
3 9 (2.74%) iPad
4 6 (1.83%) Fintech
5 5 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.22%) Social Media
7 3 (0.91%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.61%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.61%) VLE
9 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.30%) Blog
9 1 (0.30%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 51 (15.55%) Linux
2 15 (4.57%) Ubuntu
3 14 (4.27%) Windows
4 5 (1.52%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.91%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (39.94%) TDD
3 74 (22.56%) BDD
4 66 (20.12%) Web Development
5 38 (11.59%) Scrum
6 34 (10.37%) OO
7 29 (8.84%) E-Commerce
8 22 (6.71%) Analytics
9 21 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (5.79%) OOP
10 19 (5.79%) Software Engineering
11 18 (5.49%) Front End Development
11 18 (5.49%) Test Automation
12 17 (5.18%) Open Source
13 15 (4.57%) Web Design
14 14 (4.27%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (3.35%) B2B
15 11 (3.35%) Mentoring
15 11 (3.35%) MVC
16 9 (2.74%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 328 (100.00%) Ruby
2 195 (59.45%) JavaScript
3 34 (10.37%) Java
4 28 (8.54%) PHP
5 24 (7.32%) SQL
6 19 (5.79%) Python
7 17 (5.18%) CoffeeScript
8 6 (1.83%) Elixir
9 4 (1.22%) R
10 3 (0.91%) C#
10 3 (0.91%) C++
10 3 (0.91%) Go
11 2 (0.61%) Scala
12 1 (0.30%) Clojure
12 1 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (9.45%) Degree
2 4 (1.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.91%) Docker
2 2 (0.61%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (6.40%) Capistrano
2 7 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.52%) Puppet
4 4 (1.22%) Kibana
5 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (7.62%) Google
2 5 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (0.61%) New Relic
3 2 (0.61%) SAP
3 2 (0.61%) Snowplow
3 2 (0.61%) Splunk
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £400-£600 depending on experience.
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Shares
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Crowborough, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Batley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crowborough, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey, Godalming, Aldershot, Guildford ,
PS Computer Services
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago