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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 276 448 517
Rank change year-on-year +172 +69 +83
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 2,544 695 356
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.40% 0.64% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.44% 1.58% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 297 353 280
10th Percentile £38,000 £39,000 £41,250
25th Percentile £49,700 £53,750 £46,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,500 £62,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year -4.80% +16.28% +7.50%

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 73,940 43,862 31,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.69% 40.69% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 30,488 30,153 25,926
10th Percentile £37,885 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ruby on Rails.

Salary trend for Ruby on Rails in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ruby on Rails over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Ruby on Rails in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 18 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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Work from Home +96 1,805 £75,000 +7.14% 47
England +87 1,659 £66,750 -1.11% 69
London +8 1,047 £85,000 +21.43% 44
UK excluding London +178 791 £59,500 -4.80% 32
South East -15 173 £65,000 -27.78% 6
North of England -6 136 £41,749 -24.09% 13
Scotland +52 135 £72,500 +31.82% 5
East of England +21 122 £75,000 +30.43% 1
South West +41 96 £53,112 -27.24% 2
North West -20 84 £41,749 -27.39% 9
Northern Ireland +34 66 - -
Midlands -18 62 £41,250 -2.94% 3
East Midlands -5 42 - - 1
North East +12 32 £50,250 -16.25%
Yorkshire -56 21 £47,500 +22.58% 4
West Midlands -39 20 £41,250 -2.94% 2
Wales -23 13 £72,500 +25.54% 2
Channel Islands - 2 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 2,534 (99.61%) Ruby
2 1,612 (63.36%) Software Engineering
3 1,527 (60.02%) JavaScript
4 1,106 (43.47%) Node.js
4 1,106 (43.47%) Docker
5 1,033 (40.61%) Git (software)
6 904 (35.53%) React
7 898 (35.30%) CSS
8 896 (35.22%) SQL
9 878 (34.51%) Java
10 861 (33.84%) Social Skills
11 854 (33.57%) Full Stack Development
12 833 (32.74%) HTML
13 787 (30.94%) PostgreSQL
14 773 (30.39%) AWS
15 769 (30.23%) AngularJS
16 754 (29.64%) Web Development
17 753 (29.60%) Agile
18 715 (28.11%) Marketing
19 706 (27.75%) .NET
20 692 (27.20%) Go
21 679 (26.69%) Azure
22 641 (25.20%) NoSQL
23 597 (23.47%) Angular 2
24 593 (23.31%) MVC
25 574 (22.56%) HTTP
26 567 (22.29%) ASP.NET
27 564 (22.17%) SSL
28 511 (20.09%) Python
29 484 (19.03%) Redis

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 54 (2.12%) Cloud Foundry
2 33 (1.30%) CMS
3 23 (0.90%) Drupal
3 23 (0.90%) nginx
4 13 (0.51%) Confluence
5 11 (0.43%) Apache
6 10 (0.39%) WordPress
7 9 (0.35%) Headless CMS
8 2 (0.079%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.079%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.039%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.039%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.039%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (0.59%) Shopify
2 3 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.12%) Summit
3 2 (0.079%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 773 (30.39%) AWS
2 679 (26.69%) Azure
3 415 (16.31%) Heroku
4 383 (15.06%) GitHub
5 299 (11.75%) Serverless
6 270 (10.61%) SaaS
7 191 (7.51%) Slack
8 166 (6.53%) Amazon S3
9 163 (6.41%) AWS Lambda
10 153 (6.01%) GCP
11 142 (5.58%) Amazon ECS
12 125 (4.91%) Amazon EC2
13 91 (3.58%) Cloudflare
14 81 (3.18%) Amazon SQS
15 79 (3.11%) PaaS
16 74 (2.91%) AWS CloudFormation
17 65 (2.56%) Amazon EKS
18 56 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
19 54 (2.12%) IaaS
20 52 (2.04%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 574 (22.56%) HTTP
2 564 (22.17%) SSL
3 87 (3.42%) Internet
4 25 (0.98%) Firewall
5 15 (0.59%) DKIM
5 15 (0.59%) DMARC
5 15 (0.59%) DNS
6 7 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.16%) AMQP
8 2 (0.079%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 787 (30.94%) PostgreSQL
2 641 (25.20%) NoSQL
3 484 (19.03%) Redis
4 232 (9.12%) MySQL
5 194 (7.63%) Relational Database
6 171 (6.72%) Elasticsearch
7 123 (4.83%) Amazon RDS
8 71 (2.79%) MongoDB
9 61 (2.40%) BigQuery
10 54 (2.12%) Big Data
10 54 (2.12%) Neo4j
11 38 (1.49%) DynamoDB
12 35 (1.38%) Amazon Redshift
13 28 (1.10%) Amazon Aurora
14 22 (0.86%) Metadata
15 15 (0.59%) MariaDB
16 13 (0.51%) SQL Server
17 6 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
17 6 (0.24%) InfluxDB
18 4 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1,033 (40.61%) Git (software)
2 240 (9.43%) RSpec
3 219 (8.61%) CircleCI
4 169 (6.64%) JIRA
5 118 (4.64%) webpack
6 116 (4.56%) Cypress.io
7 108 (4.25%) Storybook
8 82 (3.22%) Jenkins
9 75 (2.95%) Cucumber
10 73 (2.87%) GitLab
11 42 (1.65%) Capybara
12 36 (1.42%) git-flow
13 22 (0.86%) Lerna
14 21 (0.83%) Selenium
15 14 (0.55%) Pivotal Tracker
16 12 (0.47%) Travis CI
17 11 (0.43%) Xcode
18 10 (0.39%) Codeship
19 9 (0.35%) Android Studio
20 8 (0.31%) Vagrant
General
1 861 (33.84%) Social Skills
2 715 (28.11%) Marketing
3 323 (12.70%) Finance
4 142 (5.58%) Retail
5 106 (4.17%) Public Sector
6 96 (3.77%) Automotive
7 75 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
8 70 (2.75%) Games
8 70 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 65 (2.56%) Organisational Skills
10 61 (2.40%) Legal
11 58 (2.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 53 (2.08%) Law
13 49 (1.93%) Music Industry
14 48 (1.89%) Presentation Skills
15 46 (1.81%) Telecoms
16 41 (1.61%) Local Government
17 28 (1.10%) Publishing
18 27 (1.06%) French Language
18 27 (1.06%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 1,324 (52.04%) Software Engineer
2 587 (23.07%) Developer
3 304 (11.95%) Senior Software Engineer
4 212 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 174 (6.84%) Full Stack Developer
6 152 (5.97%) Ruby Engineer
7 134 (5.27%) Ruby Developer
8 96 (3.77%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 82 (3.22%) Senior Ruby Developer
10 76 (2.99%) Software Developer
11 63 (2.48%) Lead Software Engineer
12 54 (2.12%) DevOps Engineer
13 50 (1.97%) Product Engineer
14 43 (1.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 39 (1.53%) Senior Full Stack Developer
16 29 (1.14%) Backend Developer
16 29 (1.14%) Platform Engineer
17 28 (1.10%) Senior Front-End Developer
18 25 (0.98%) Technical Leader
19 22 (0.86%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,106 (43.47%) Node.js
2 904 (35.53%) React
3 898 (35.30%) CSS
4 833 (32.74%) HTML
5 769 (30.23%) AngularJS
6 706 (27.75%) .NET
7 597 (23.47%) Angular 2
8 567 (22.29%) ASP.NET
9 325 (12.78%) Vue.js
10 257 (10.10%) Sass
11 226 (8.88%) Kafka
12 199 (7.82%) Django
13 187 (7.35%) REST
14 185 (7.27%) Redux
15 166 (6.53%) Sinatra
16 165 (6.49%) RESTful
17 157 (6.17%) GraphQL
18 146 (5.74%) Next.js
19 141 (5.54%) RabbitMQ
20 130 (5.11%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 278 (10.93%) User Experience
1 278 (10.93%) Virtual Team
2 144 (5.66%) Mobile App
3 141 (5.54%) Self-Motivation
4 137 (5.39%) Algorithms
5 124 (4.87%) Blog
6 43 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 42 (1.65%) Social Media
8 41 (1.61%) NHS
9 32 (1.26%) Legacy Systems
10 31 (1.22%) Cloud Native
11 30 (1.18%) IoT
12 28 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
13 23 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
14 22 (0.86%) Over-the-Top Content
14 22 (0.86%) PlayStation
15 21 (0.83%) Low-Code
16 20 (0.79%) Public Cloud
17 19 (0.75%) EMV
17 19 (0.75%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 250 (9.83%) Linux
2 95 (3.73%) Android
3 78 (3.07%) Apple iOS
4 68 (2.67%) Windows
5 53 (2.08%) Unix
6 36 (1.42%) Ubuntu
7 22 (0.86%) tvOS
8 9 (0.35%) Alpine Linux
9 6 (0.24%) CentOS
10 4 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.079%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.039%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,612 (63.36%) Software Engineering
2 854 (33.57%) Full Stack Development
3 754 (29.64%) Web Development
4 753 (29.60%) Agile
5 593 (23.31%) MVC
6 449 (17.65%) CI/CD
7 444 (17.45%) TDD
8 434 (17.06%) Mentoring
9 415 (16.31%) DevOps
10 357 (14.03%) Microservices
11 312 (12.26%) Coaching
12 300 (11.79%) Fintech
13 262 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
14 260 (10.22%) Clean Code
15 243 (9.55%) Pair Programming
16 241 (9.47%) Test Automation
17 212 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
18 189 (7.43%) Computer Science
19 175 (6.88%) Scrum
20 173 (6.80%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2,534 (99.61%) Ruby
2 1,527 (60.02%) JavaScript
3 896 (35.22%) SQL
4 878 (34.51%) Java
5 692 (27.20%) Go
6 511 (20.09%) Python
7 358 (14.07%) TypeScript
8 215 (8.45%) ES6
9 133 (5.23%) Elixir
10 130 (5.11%) C#
11 89 (3.50%) PHP
12 82 (3.22%) Elm
13 79 (3.11%) Scala
14 77 (3.03%) C
15 51 (2.00%) Clojure
16 49 (1.93%) Kotlin
17 46 (1.81%) Bash
18 23 (0.90%) C++
19 19 (0.75%) Dart
19 19 (0.75%) Lua
Qualifications
1 153 (6.01%) Degree
2 134 (5.27%) Security Cleared
3 98 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 36 (1.42%) Master's Degree
5 20 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.39%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.12%) MCSA
7 3 (0.12%) MCSE
7 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.079%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.039%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.039%) PhD
9 1 (0.039%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (4.09%) QA
2 58 (2.28%) Accessibility
3 20 (0.79%) GDPR
4 7 (0.28%) NIST
4 7 (0.28%) SOC 2
5 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.039%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.039%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.039%) WCAG
System Software
1 1,106 (43.47%) Docker
2 57 (2.24%) ISA Server
3 7 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (0.24%) LXC
5 3 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.039%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 437 (17.18%) Kubernetes
2 425 (16.71%) Terraform
3 29 (1.14%) Puppet
4 24 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (0.86%) Ansible
6 15 (0.59%) Grafana
6 15 (0.59%) Kibana
7 11 (0.43%) Packer
8 8 (0.31%) MOM
8 8 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.24%) Fluentd
9 6 (0.24%) Graylog
9 6 (0.24%) LiteSpeed
9 6 (0.24%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.039%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 237 (9.32%) Google
2 81 (3.18%) New Relic
3 76 (2.99%) Spotify
4 65 (2.56%) Apple
5 31 (1.22%) Dell
5 31 (1.22%) IFS
6 28 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (0.94%) IBM
8 22 (0.86%) Adobe
8 22 (0.86%) Funding Circle
8 22 (0.86%) Roku
8 22 (0.86%) Samsung
9 21 (0.83%) GoCardless
10 19 (0.75%) Cisco
10 19 (0.75%) Facebook
10 19 (0.75%) Meraki
11 12 (0.47%) Microsoft
12 11 (0.43%) Netlify
12 11 (0.43%) VMware
13 10 (0.39%) Cadence