Period
to 19 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 580 492 479
Rank change year-on-year -88 -13 +122
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 634 975 1,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.55% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 1.36% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 548 805 867
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +9.38%
10th Percentile £35,677 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -

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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 58,653 71,613 68,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.51% 40.73% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 48,150 60,629 58,801
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +4.94%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Ruby on Rails as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Ruby on Rails in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Ruby on Rails in the UK

Ruby on Rails
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 19 March 2019. 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 -71 583 £60,000 - 128
London -68 340 £65,000 - 73
UK excluding London -35 264 £50,000 - 62
South East +14 123 £47,500 -5.00% 14
East of England +60 42 £60,000 +9.09% 12
North of England -5 35 £50,000 - 16
Scotland +4 34 £57,500 +38.55% 3
Midlands +51 23 £38,132 +5.92% 8
West Midlands +31 23 £38,132 +5.92% 8
Yorkshire +20 23 £50,000 - 4
North West +15 12 £48,750 -2.50% 12
South West -31 6 £77,500 +14.81% 5
Wales +1 1 £24,000 -54.46% 1

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 628 (99.05%) Ruby
2 366 (57.73%) JavaScript
3 251 (39.59%) Agile Software Development
4 177 (27.92%) HTML
5 164 (25.87%) CSS
6 156 (24.61%) React
7 155 (24.45%) TDD
8 148 (23.34%) Software Engineering
9 146 (23.03%) MySQL
10 143 (22.56%) Python
11 135 (21.29%) Git (software)
12 127 (20.03%) PostgreSQL
13 124 (19.56%) Open Source
14 116 (18.30%) Linux
15 114 (17.98%) Java
16 109 (17.19%) AngularJS
17 103 (16.25%) PHP
17 103 (16.25%) Web Development
18 102 (16.09%) SQL
19 100 (15.77%) Fintech
20 99 (15.62%) Docker
21 84 (13.25%) Redis
22 82 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
22 82 (12.93%) Finance
23 77 (12.15%) Microservices
24 76 (11.99%) DevOps
25 75 (11.83%) RESTful
26 72 (11.36%) Node.js
27 68 (10.73%) Degree
28 67 (10.57%) Kubernetes

Ruby on Rails
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 32 (5.05%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (2.37%) Apache
3 14 (2.21%) CMS
4 13 (2.05%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.74%) Joomla!
6 8 (1.26%) nginx
6 8 (1.26%) WildFly
7 6 (0.95%) Confluence
8 4 (0.63%) Drupal
8 4 (0.63%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.47%) SAS
10 2 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.32%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.16%) Ethereum
11 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 18 (2.84%) Summit
2 6 (0.95%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 82 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (6.47%) GitHub
3 32 (5.05%) Heroku
4 31 (4.89%) SaaS
5 22 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (2.52%) Slack
7 13 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.10%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (0.95%) Serverless
10 4 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.63%) Office 365
11 3 (0.47%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.32%) Loggly
12 2 (0.32%) Route 53
12 2 (0.32%) Yarn
13 1 (0.16%) Datadog
13 1 (0.16%) Dialogflow
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.84%) HTTP
2 9 (1.42%) Internet
3 3 (0.47%) SSH
4 2 (0.32%) Skype
4 2 (0.32%) VoIP
5 1 (0.16%) SNMP
5 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (23.03%) MySQL
2 127 (20.03%) PostgreSQL
3 84 (13.25%) Redis
4 38 (5.99%) MongoDB
5 34 (5.36%) Relational Database
6 25 (3.94%) Big Data
6 25 (3.94%) NoSQL
7 14 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (1.89%) Neo4j
9 10 (1.58%) Hadoop
9 10 (1.58%) HBase
10 9 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (0.79%) Blockchain
11 5 (0.79%) SQL Server
12 4 (0.63%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.47%) BigQuery
14 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.16%) Apache Hive
15 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 135 (21.29%) Git (software)
2 32 (5.05%) RSpec
3 27 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.58%) JIRA
5 9 (1.42%) Cucumber
6 8 (1.26%) IntelliJ
6 8 (1.26%) Selenium
6 8 (1.26%) Subversion
7 7 (1.10%) Mocha
8 6 (0.95%) Bundler
8 6 (0.95%) git-flow
8 6 (0.95%) RubyGems
9 5 (0.79%) CircleCI
9 5 (0.79%) JUnit
10 4 (0.63%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.47%) Capybara
11 3 (0.47%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.32%) Burp Suite
12 2 (0.32%) Travis CI
12 2 (0.32%) webpack
General
1 82 (12.93%) Finance
2 26 (4.10%) Games
3 20 (3.15%) Marketing
4 16 (2.52%) Back Office
4 16 (2.52%) Banking
5 13 (2.05%) Retail
6 10 (1.58%) Publishing
7 8 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.10%) Automotive
8 7 (1.10%) Law
9 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.32%) Advertising
10 2 (0.32%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.32%) Electronics
10 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.32%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.16%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 466 (73.50%) Developer
2 237 (37.38%) Ruby Developer
3 121 (19.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 105 (16.56%) Senior Developer
5 63 (9.94%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 59 (9.31%) Software Engineer
7 55 (8.68%) Full Stack Developer
8 44 (6.94%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 43 (6.78%) Ruby Engineer
10 31 (4.89%) Web Developer
11 30 (4.73%) Backend Developer
12 26 (4.10%) Junior
13 24 (3.79%) Lead Developer
14 23 (3.63%) JavaScript Developer
15 21 (3.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 20 (3.15%) Junior Developer
17 19 (3.00%) Senior Software Engineer
18 18 (2.84%) Software Developer
19 16 (2.52%) Python Developer
20 15 (2.37%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (27.92%) HTML
2 164 (25.87%) CSS
3 156 (24.61%) React
4 109 (17.19%) AngularJS
5 75 (11.83%) RESTful
6 72 (11.36%) Node.js
7 66 (10.41%) jQuery
8 64 (10.09%) RabbitMQ
9 49 (7.73%) REST
10 48 (7.57%) Vue.js
11 31 (4.89%) Django
11 31 (4.89%) Ember.js
12 27 (4.26%) Kafka
13 24 (3.79%) .NET
13 24 (3.79%) HTML5
13 24 (3.79%) Laravel
14 21 (3.31%) J2EE
14 21 (3.31%) Spring
15 20 (3.15%) Web Services
16 18 (2.84%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 100 (15.77%) Fintech
2 38 (5.99%) Mobile App
3 35 (5.52%) User Experience
4 34 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (3.00%) Algorithms
7 17 (2.68%) Social Network
7 17 (2.68%) Tandem
8 15 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (2.37%) NHS
9 10 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (1.58%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.10%) Blog
10 7 (1.10%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.95%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.79%) e-Learning
12 5 (0.79%) FMCG
12 5 (0.79%) Life Science
12 5 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (0.47%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 116 (18.30%) Linux
2 33 (5.21%) Unix
3 28 (4.42%) Android
4 13 (2.05%) Mac OS
4 13 (2.05%) Ubuntu
5 10 (1.58%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.42%) SmartOS
7 8 (1.26%) Mac OS X
8 7 (1.10%) Windows
9 1 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (39.59%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (24.45%) TDD
3 148 (23.34%) Software Engineering
4 124 (19.56%) Open Source
5 103 (16.25%) Web Development
6 77 (12.15%) Microservices
7 76 (11.99%) DevOps
8 65 (10.25%) Test Automation
9 60 (9.46%) Computer Science
10 57 (8.99%) BDD
10 57 (8.99%) MVC
11 54 (8.52%) Front End Development
12 51 (8.04%) OO
13 47 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
14 42 (6.62%) Mentoring
15 39 (6.15%) Collaborative Working
15 39 (6.15%) Refactoring
16 37 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (5.21%) OOP
18 29 (4.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 628 (99.05%) Ruby
2 366 (57.73%) JavaScript
3 143 (22.56%) Python
4 114 (17.98%) Java
5 103 (16.25%) PHP
6 102 (16.09%) SQL
7 51 (8.04%) C#
8 50 (7.89%) Elixir
9 45 (7.10%) C++
10 43 (6.78%) ES6
10 43 (6.78%) Scala
11 42 (6.62%) Go
12 27 (4.26%) Bash Shell
13 23 (3.63%) R
14 18 (2.84%) Bourne shell
14 18 (2.84%) Korn
14 18 (2.84%) MATLAB
15 16 (2.52%) C
16 14 (2.21%) Groovy
16 14 (2.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 68 (10.73%) Degree
2 28 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (2.84%) PhD
4 2 (0.32%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.32%) CIPD
4 2 (0.32%) MCSA
4 2 (0.32%) MCSE
4 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.32%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.21%) QA
2 4 (0.63%) SLA
3 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 99 (15.62%) Docker
2 8 (1.26%) HDFS
3 4 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.16%) NFS
5 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 67 (10.57%) Kubernetes
2 37 (5.84%) Puppet
3 33 (5.21%) Ansible
4 29 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.58%) Terraform
6 6 (0.95%) Graphite
7 5 (0.79%) cPanel
8 2 (0.32%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.32%) Grafana
8 2 (0.32%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.16%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.16%) Rancher
9 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (2.05%) Google
2 6 (0.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle
4 3 (0.47%) Apple
4 3 (0.47%) Cloudera
5 2 (0.32%) New Relic
5 2 (0.32%) SaltStack
5 2 (0.32%) SAP
5 2 (0.32%) VMware
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe
6 1 (0.16%) Facebook
6 1 (0.16%) GUPTA
6 1 (0.16%) HP
6 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.16%) Twitter