Period
to 21 May 2018

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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 560 471 529
Rank change year-on-year -89 +58 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 809 1,002 1,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.59% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 1.46% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 686 876 949
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £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 70,086 68,488 77,830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.81% 40.57% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 58,660 58,229 67,109
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby on Rails in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 16 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 21 May 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
England -86 739 £57,500 +15.00% 127
London -45 434 £65,000 +8.33% 86
UK excluding London -110 338 £50,000 +17.65% 49
South East -33 157 £50,000 +17.65% 11
North of England -14 70 £50,000 +13.64% 12
North West -16 40 £50,000 +17.65% 10
South West -12 36 £73,750 +73.53% 6
Scotland -40 36 £42,500 -5.56% 7
Yorkshire +19 26 £50,000 -9.09% 2
East of England -43 20 £57,500 +9.52% 6
Midlands -58 13 £31,500 -21.25% 5
West Midlands -51 9 £31,500 -21.25% 2
Wales +19 4 £45,000 -10.00% 2
East Midlands -9 4 £42,250 -6.11% 3
North East -10 4 £36,250 +45.00%
Northern Ireland +4 2 £52,500 +44.83%

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 807 (99.75%) Ruby
2 513 (63.41%) JavaScript
3 387 (47.84%) HTML
4 360 (44.50%) Agile Software Development
5 340 (42.03%) CSS
6 268 (33.13%) TDD
7 219 (27.07%) React
8 211 (26.08%) Git (software)
9 195 (24.10%) MySQL
10 186 (22.99%) PostgreSQL
11 180 (22.25%) Python
12 172 (21.26%) SQL
13 165 (20.40%) Linux
14 161 (19.90%) Java
15 157 (19.41%) Amazon AWS
16 150 (18.54%) AngularJS
17 140 (17.31%) DevOps
18 137 (16.93%) Node.js
19 135 (16.69%) Software Engineering
20 132 (16.32%) Web Development
21 127 (15.70%) PHP
22 116 (14.34%) Finance
23 115 (14.22%) HTML5
24 107 (13.23%) jQuery
25 106 (13.10%) Docker
25 106 (13.10%) Redis
26 105 (12.98%) Open Source
27 103 (12.73%) User Experience
28 99 (12.24%) BDD
28 99 (12.24%) NoSQL

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 52 (6.43%) Elasticsearch
2 43 (5.32%) nginx
3 23 (2.84%) Apache
4 19 (2.35%) Ethereum
5 18 (2.22%) Hyperledger
6 11 (1.36%) CMS
7 7 (0.87%) WordPress
8 4 (0.49%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.37%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.37%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.25%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.25%) Confluence
10 2 (0.25%) Drupal
11 1 (0.12%) MTS
Applications
1 7 (0.87%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.37%) InDesign
3 2 (0.25%) Blender
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.74%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 157 (19.41%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (10.75%) GitHub
3 62 (7.66%) Heroku
4 43 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 39 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (3.21%) SaaS
7 14 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (1.61%) AWS OpsWorks
9 12 (1.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 11 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (1.36%) Slack
11 9 (1.11%) Amazon S3
11 9 (1.11%) Trello
12 8 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.74%) npm
14 5 (0.62%) CloudFront
14 5 (0.62%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.49%) IaaS
15 4 (0.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.58%) HTTP
2 19 (2.35%) Internet
3 18 (2.22%) SSL
4 12 (1.48%) Skype
5 9 (1.11%) Broadband
6 7 (0.87%) SMS
7 6 (0.74%) Firewall
8 5 (0.62%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.37%) AMQP
10 2 (0.25%) SSH
11 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.12%) LAN
11 1 (0.12%) Network Security
11 1 (0.12%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.12%) VLAN
11 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (24.10%) MySQL
2 186 (22.99%) PostgreSQL
3 106 (13.10%) Redis
4 99 (12.24%) NoSQL
5 59 (7.29%) MongoDB
6 54 (6.67%) Blockchain
7 37 (4.57%) Relational Database
8 21 (2.60%) Big Data
9 18 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (1.98%) SQL Server
12 15 (1.85%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
14 7 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.62%) MariaDB
16 4 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
17 3 (0.37%) Hadoop
17 3 (0.37%) Neo4j
17 3 (0.37%) RethinkDB
17 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 211 (26.08%) Git (software)
2 75 (9.27%) RSpec
3 63 (7.79%) Jenkins
4 25 (3.09%) CircleCI
5 22 (2.72%) WiX
6 19 (2.35%) Cucumber
6 19 (2.35%) Sublime Text
7 18 (2.22%) TextMate
8 15 (1.85%) git-flow
8 15 (1.85%) Mocha
9 14 (1.73%) Travis CI
9 14 (1.73%) webpack
10 13 (1.61%) Jasmine
11 12 (1.48%) Selenium
12 10 (1.24%) GitLab
12 10 (1.24%) Subversion
13 9 (1.11%) PhantomJS
14 8 (0.99%) JIRA
14 8 (0.99%) Protractor
15 7 (0.87%) Bitbucket
General
1 116 (14.34%) Finance
2 53 (6.55%) Advertising
3 38 (4.70%) Marketing
4 33 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 30 (3.71%) Law
6 29 (3.58%) Games
7 26 (3.21%) Banking
8 25 (3.09%) Retail
9 14 (1.73%) Electronics
9 14 (1.73%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.48%) Russian Language
11 10 (1.24%) Back Office
12 4 (0.49%) Automotive
12 4 (0.49%) Legal
13 2 (0.25%) Billing
13 2 (0.25%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.25%) Local Government
14 1 (0.12%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 638 (78.86%) Developer
2 233 (28.80%) Ruby Developer
3 213 (26.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 161 (19.90%) Senior Developer
5 107 (13.23%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 96 (11.87%) Full Stack Developer
7 52 (6.43%) Software Developer
8 51 (6.30%) Python Developer
9 48 (5.93%) Software Engineer
10 32 (3.96%) React Developer
11 30 (3.71%) JavaScript Developer
11 30 (3.71%) Junior
12 29 (3.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 29 (3.58%) Junior Developer
13 28 (3.46%) Web Developer
14 24 (2.97%) Blockchain Developer
14 24 (2.97%) Lead Developer
15 21 (2.60%) Ruby Engineer
15 21 (2.60%) Senior Software Engineer
16 19 (2.35%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (47.84%) HTML
2 340 (42.03%) CSS
3 219 (27.07%) React
4 150 (18.54%) AngularJS
5 137 (16.93%) Node.js
6 115 (14.22%) HTML5
7 107 (13.23%) jQuery
8 85 (10.51%) CSS3
9 78 (9.64%) REST
10 75 (9.27%) RESTful
11 64 (7.91%) Sass
12 51 (6.30%) Django
13 50 (6.18%) JSON
14 45 (5.56%) .NET
15 38 (4.70%) Web Services
16 36 (4.45%) SOAP
17 35 (4.33%) Ajax
17 35 (4.33%) XML
18 34 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
19 33 (4.08%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 103 (12.73%) User Experience
2 97 (11.99%) Fintech
3 75 (9.27%) Computer Science
4 73 (9.02%) Greenfield Project
5 69 (8.53%) Mobile App
6 36 (4.45%) Linux Command Line
7 31 (3.83%) Bitcoin
8 21 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (1.61%) Social Media
11 10 (1.24%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.24%) N-Tier
12 9 (1.11%) Smartphone
13 8 (0.99%) NHS
14 7 (0.87%) Online Games
15 6 (0.74%) Public Cloud
16 5 (0.62%) Virtual Team
17 4 (0.49%) Algorithms
17 4 (0.49%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 165 (20.40%) Linux
2 31 (3.83%) Ubuntu
3 17 (2.10%) Android
4 16 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.61%) Unix
6 8 (0.99%) Windows
7 3 (0.37%) CentOS
8 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.25%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (44.50%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (33.13%) TDD
3 140 (17.31%) DevOps
4 135 (16.69%) Software Engineering
5 132 (16.32%) Web Development
6 105 (12.98%) Open Source
7 99 (12.24%) BDD
8 83 (10.26%) OO
9 80 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
9 80 (9.89%) Scrum
10 72 (8.90%) Machine Learning
11 71 (8.78%) MVC
12 68 (8.41%) Artificial Intelligence
13 67 (8.28%) Microservices
14 61 (7.54%) Test Automation
15 56 (6.92%) Front End Development
16 52 (6.43%) Mentoring
16 52 (6.43%) OOP
17 47 (5.81%) E-Commerce
17 47 (5.81%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 807 (99.75%) Ruby
2 513 (63.41%) JavaScript
3 180 (22.25%) Python
4 172 (21.26%) SQL
5 161 (19.90%) Java
6 127 (15.70%) PHP
7 73 (9.02%) Elixir
8 55 (6.80%) C#
9 48 (5.93%) C
10 47 (5.81%) Go
11 46 (5.69%) C++
12 33 (4.08%) ES6
13 31 (3.83%) CoffeeScript
14 28 (3.46%) Bash Shell
15 25 (3.09%) TypeScript
16 18 (2.22%) Clojure
16 18 (2.22%) Perl
16 18 (2.22%) Solidity
17 14 (1.73%) ES7
17 14 (1.73%) Scala
Qualifications
1 58 (7.17%) Degree
2 21 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (2.47%) Master's Degree
4 5 (0.62%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.58%) QA
2 10 (1.24%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 8 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.99%) GCP
4 1 (0.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 106 (13.10%) Docker
2 22 (2.72%) vSphere
3 5 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.37%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.37%) Postfix
5 2 (0.25%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 97 (11.99%) Ansible
2 42 (5.19%) Kubernetes
3 28 (3.46%) Puppet
4 25 (3.09%) HAProxy
5 24 (2.97%) Capistrano
6 18 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.74%) Kibana
8 5 (0.62%) Terraform
9 4 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.25%) Salt
11 1 (0.12%) Grafana
11 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.12%) logstash
11 1 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (3.71%) Google
2 16 (1.98%) SAP
3 15 (1.85%) Microsoft
4 8 (0.99%) Oracle
4 8 (0.99%) VMware
5 6 (0.74%) Capita
5 6 (0.74%) IBM
5 6 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (0.74%) Twitter
5 6 (0.74%) Zend
6 3 (0.37%) Adobe
6 3 (0.37%) Apple
6 3 (0.37%) New Relic
6 3 (0.37%) Ogone
6 3 (0.37%) PayPal
6 3 (0.37%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.25%) Facebook
7 2 (0.25%) Openreach
7 2 (0.25%) Rollbar
8 1 (0.12%) Atlassian