Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Ruby on Rails Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 880 837 1009
Rank change year-on-year -43 +172 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 310 411 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 287 377 266
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,000 £75,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%

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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
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 on Rails Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby on Rails Developer in the UK

Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 -56 304 £55,000 - 32
London -89 171 £60,000 - 25
UK excluding London +46 135 £50,000 +17.65% 7
South East +1 49 £47,500 +11.76% 2
East of England +51 46 £50,000 -0.99% 2
North of England -11 19 £50,000 +13.64% 1
Midlands +34 12 £46,250 +19.35%
North West -25 11 £50,000 +35.14% 1
Yorkshire +23 8 £45,000 -14.29%
South West +11 7 £62,500 +101.61% 2
East Midlands +37 6 £55,000 +46.67%
West Midlands +20 6 £36,000 -10.00%
Scotland -10 2 £60,000 +50.00%

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 310 (100.00%) Ruby
1 310 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 189 (60.97%) JavaScript
3 147 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (43.55%) HTML
5 111 (35.81%) TDD
6 99 (31.94%) CSS
7 71 (22.90%) MySQL
8 63 (20.32%) BDD
8 63 (20.32%) React
9 59 (19.03%) Open Source
10 55 (17.74%) User Experience
11 52 (16.77%) PostgreSQL
12 50 (16.13%) SQL
13 47 (15.16%) jQuery
14 46 (14.84%) AngularJS
15 45 (14.52%) Git (software)
16 41 (13.23%) GitHub
17 40 (12.90%) Web Development
18 39 (12.58%) DevOps
19 37 (11.94%) Mentoring
19 37 (11.94%) Linux
20 36 (11.61%) PHP
21 35 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
22 34 (10.97%) CSS3
23 31 (10.00%) Algorithms
23 31 (10.00%) Scrum
24 30 (9.68%) Bitbucket
25 29 (9.35%) Mobile App
26 28 (9.03%) E-Commerce

Ruby on Rails 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 22 (7.10%) Apache
2 11 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.90%) nginx
4 3 (0.97%) CMS
5 2 (0.65%) IIS
5 2 (0.65%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.32%) Ethereum
Cloud Services
1 41 (13.23%) GitHub
2 35 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.52%) Heroku
4 5 (1.61%) SaaS
5 4 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.29%) PaaS
6 2 (0.65%) G Suite
6 2 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.65%) Route 53
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.87%) Skype
2 9 (2.90%) SSL
3 6 (1.94%) Internet
4 5 (1.61%) HTTP
5 3 (0.97%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (22.90%) MySQL
2 52 (16.77%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (7.74%) Big Data
4 20 (6.45%) Blockchain
4 20 (6.45%) Geospatial Data
5 18 (5.81%) Redis
6 8 (2.58%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.97%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.97%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.65%) BigQuery
8 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 30 (9.68%) Bitbucket
3 13 (4.19%) GitLab
4 12 (3.87%) RSpec
5 10 (3.23%) JIRA
6 7 (2.26%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.29%) Capybara
8 3 (0.97%) git-flow
9 2 (0.65%) Selenium
9 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.32%) RubyGems
10 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 23 (7.42%) Finance
2 11 (3.55%) Marketing
2 11 (3.55%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.90%) Electronics
3 9 (2.90%) Games
4 7 (2.26%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.94%) Retail
5 6 (1.94%) Russian Language
6 5 (1.61%) Banking
7 3 (0.97%) Advertising
8 2 (0.65%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 135 (43.55%) HTML
3 99 (31.94%) CSS
4 63 (20.32%) React
5 47 (15.16%) jQuery
6 46 (14.84%) AngularJS
7 34 (10.97%) CSS3
8 24 (7.74%) HTML5
9 22 (7.10%) SOAP
10 19 (6.13%) JSON
11 16 (5.16%) Node.js
12 15 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (4.52%) .NET
13 14 (4.52%) XML
14 13 (4.19%) RESTful
14 13 (4.19%) Web Services
15 12 (3.87%) REST
16 11 (3.55%) Ajax
17 9 (2.90%) J2EE
17 9 (2.90%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.74%) User Experience
2 31 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 29 (9.35%) Mobile App
4 22 (7.10%) Fintech
5 20 (6.45%) Blog
6 19 (6.13%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.94%) Social Media
9 4 (1.29%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.29%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.97%) NHS
11 2 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.32%) Bitcoin
12 1 (0.32%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.94%) Linux
2 9 (2.90%) Android
2 9 (2.90%) Apple iOS
2 9 (2.90%) Mac OS X
3 3 (0.97%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (35.81%) TDD
3 63 (20.32%) BDD
4 59 (19.03%) Open Source
5 40 (12.90%) Web Development
6 39 (12.58%) DevOps
7 37 (11.94%) Mentoring
8 31 (10.00%) Scrum
9 28 (9.03%) E-Commerce
10 23 (7.42%) Machine Learning
11 22 (7.10%) SDLC
12 21 (6.77%) Microservices
13 20 (6.45%) Coaching
13 20 (6.45%) Informatics
13 20 (6.45%) OO
14 18 (5.81%) Software Engineering
14 18 (5.81%) Web Application Development
15 15 (4.84%) Artificial Intelligence
15 15 (4.84%) OOP
16 14 (4.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 310 (100.00%) Ruby
2 189 (60.97%) JavaScript
3 50 (16.13%) SQL
4 36 (11.61%) PHP
5 26 (8.39%) Java
6 14 (4.52%) Elixir
7 13 (4.19%) CoffeeScript
8 10 (3.23%) Python
9 5 (1.61%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.29%) C#
11 3 (0.97%) C
11 3 (0.97%) ES6
12 1 (0.32%) Clojure
12 1 (0.32%) Erlang
12 1 (0.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (2.90%) Degree
2 3 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.32%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.29%) Ansible
2 1 (0.32%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (2.26%) SAP
2 4 (1.29%) Twitter
3 2 (0.65%) Google
4 1 (0.32%) Facebook
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft