Period
to 25 September 2017

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 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 499 467 568
Rank change year-on-year -32 +101 -54
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 961 1204 1000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.63% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.36% 1.62% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 866 1098 877
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 70902 74422 83561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.25% 38.88% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 58652 64577 71593
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 25 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby on Rails in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 15 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 25 September 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 -30 906 £52,500 -8.70% 35
UK excluding London +86 480 £45,000 +5.88% 15
London -122 467 £60,000 -4.00% 21
South East +30 174 £45,000 - 4
Midlands +102 95 £32,500 -23.53% 1
West Midlands +54 78 £30,000 -26.38%
East of England +23 66 £50,000 -23.08% 3
North of England -37 62 £50,000 +17.65% 5
South West +46 38 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Scotland +14 36 £36,250 -9.38% 1
North West -33 34 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Yorkshire +22 27 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Midlands +54 17 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Wales +21 9 £36,375 +45.50%
North East +4 1 £25,000 -44.44%

For the 6 months to 25 September 2017, IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 951 (98.96%) Ruby
2 638 (66.39%) JavaScript
3 480 (49.95%) HTML
4 456 (47.45%) Agile Software Development
5 444 (46.20%) CSS
6 316 (32.88%) TDD
7 220 (22.89%) AngularJS
8 206 (21.44%) PHP
9 201 (20.92%) Java
10 200 (20.81%) MySQL
10 200 (20.81%) Web Development
11 199 (20.71%) SQL
12 188 (19.56%) Git (software)
13 177 (18.42%) Linux
13 177 (18.42%) Python
14 166 (17.27%) BDD
15 153 (15.92%) Scrum
15 153 (15.92%) HTML5
16 150 (15.61%) React
17 147 (15.30%) jQuery
17 147 (15.30%) PostgreSQL
18 139 (14.46%) Node.js
18 139 (14.46%) CSS3
19 137 (14.26%) DevOps
20 124 (12.90%) Open Source
21 122 (12.70%) Software Engineering
22 116 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
23 114 (11.86%) Django
24 112 (11.65%) User Experience
25 104 (10.82%) Front End Development

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 49 (5.10%) Elasticsearch
2 44 (4.58%) WordPress
3 41 (4.27%) Apache
4 33 (3.43%) nginx
5 19 (1.98%) CMS
5 19 (1.98%) Drupal
6 14 (1.46%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.94%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.73%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.62%) Confluence
10 5 (0.52%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.31%) Ethereum
11 3 (0.31%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.31%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.21%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.21%) Content Management Server
12 2 (0.21%) IIS
12 2 (0.21%) Mule
12 2 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 39 (4.06%) Adobe Illustrator
2 34 (3.54%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.21%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (0.73%) Magento
2 6 (0.62%) Revive Adserver
3 5 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.21%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 116 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (6.66%) GitHub
3 47 (4.89%) SaaS
4 30 (3.12%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (3.02%) Heroku
6 24 (2.50%) PaaS
7 22 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 17 (1.77%) AWS OpsWorks
9 14 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (0.94%) Loggly
12 5 (0.52%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.31%) G Suite
13 3 (0.31%) Slack
14 2 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.21%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.21%) Route 53
15 1 (0.10%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.54%) Internet
2 23 (2.39%) HTTP
3 12 (1.25%) SSL
4 9 (0.94%) Skype
5 4 (0.42%) LDAP
6 2 (0.21%) SMS
7 1 (0.10%) Network Security
7 1 (0.10%) VoIP
7 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (20.81%) MySQL
2 147 (15.30%) PostgreSQL
3 61 (6.35%) NoSQL
4 57 (5.93%) Blockchain
5 48 (4.99%) Redis
6 45 (4.68%) MongoDB
6 45 (4.68%) Relational Database
7 27 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (2.71%) Big Data
9 24 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
11 15 (1.56%) Geospatial Data
11 15 (1.56%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.04%) SQL Server
13 9 (0.94%) InfluxDB
14 4 (0.42%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.42%) Riak
15 3 (0.31%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 188 (19.56%) Git (software)
2 71 (7.39%) RSpec
3 45 (4.68%) Jenkins
4 31 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 29 (3.02%) Selenium
6 28 (2.91%) Subversion
7 27 (2.81%) Bitbucket
7 27 (2.81%) gulp
8 23 (2.39%) JIRA
9 21 (2.19%) Mocha
10 16 (1.66%) webpack
11 13 (1.35%) Grunt
11 13 (1.35%) RubyGems
11 13 (1.35%) Vagrant
12 12 (1.25%) CircleCI
12 12 (1.25%) GitLab
12 12 (1.25%) PostCSS
13 11 (1.14%) JUnit
13 11 (1.14%) WebDriver
14 10 (1.04%) JMeter
General
1 82 (8.53%) Finance
2 64 (6.66%) Marketing
3 54 (5.62%) Telecoms
4 49 (5.10%) Electronics
5 46 (4.79%) Retail
6 35 (3.64%) Games
7 26 (2.71%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.04%) Advertising
10 9 (0.94%) Billing
11 6 (0.62%) Automotive
11 6 (0.62%) Banking
11 6 (0.62%) Legal
11 6 (0.62%) Publishing
12 5 (0.52%) Avionics
12 5 (0.52%) Military
13 4 (0.42%) Back Office
14 2 (0.21%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 778 (80.96%) Developer
2 299 (31.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 210 (21.85%) Ruby Developer
4 161 (16.75%) Senior Developer
5 109 (11.34%) JavaScript Developer
6 104 (10.82%) Full Stack Developer
7 93 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 81 (8.43%) Web Developer
9 71 (7.39%) Senior Ruby Developer
10 66 (6.87%) Junior
11 63 (6.56%) HTML Developer
12 60 (6.24%) HTML CSS Developer
12 60 (6.24%) Software Engineer
13 58 (6.04%) Junior Developer
14 46 (4.79%) Software Developer
15 43 (4.47%) Blockchain Developer
16 38 (3.95%) Lead Developer
17 34 (3.54%) .NET Developer
17 34 (3.54%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 34 (3.54%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (49.95%) HTML
2 444 (46.20%) CSS
3 220 (22.89%) AngularJS
4 153 (15.92%) HTML5
5 150 (15.61%) React
6 147 (15.30%) jQuery
7 139 (14.46%) CSS3
7 139 (14.46%) Node.js
8 114 (11.86%) Django
9 90 (9.37%) Sass
10 89 (9.26%) .NET
11 77 (8.01%) REST
12 68 (7.08%) RESTful
13 61 (6.35%) Web Services
14 56 (5.83%) JSON
15 46 (4.79%) Backbone.js
15 46 (4.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 46 (4.79%) XML
16 45 (4.68%) Symfony
17 42 (4.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 112 (11.65%) User Experience
2 81 (8.43%) Fintech
2 81 (8.43%) Greenfield Project
3 68 (7.08%) Computer Science
4 41 (4.27%) Mobile App
5 33 (3.43%) Algorithms
6 29 (3.02%) Graphic Design
7 27 (2.81%) Social Media
8 22 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
11 16 (1.66%) Life Science
12 14 (1.46%) Blog
13 12 (1.25%) iPad
14 7 (0.73%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.73%) Streaming Media
15 6 (0.62%) PlayStation
16 5 (0.52%) Client/Server
17 4 (0.42%) Mobile Payment
18 3 (0.31%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 177 (18.42%) Linux
2 52 (5.41%) Apple iOS
3 50 (5.20%) Android
4 30 (3.12%) Mac OS X
5 14 (1.46%) Windows
6 11 (1.14%) Solaris
7 10 (1.04%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.94%) Unix
9 3 (0.31%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (47.45%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (32.88%) TDD
3 200 (20.81%) Web Development
4 166 (17.27%) BDD
5 153 (15.92%) Scrum
6 137 (14.26%) DevOps
7 124 (12.90%) Open Source
8 122 (12.70%) Software Engineering
9 104 (10.82%) Front End Development
10 94 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
11 90 (9.37%) MVC
12 80 (8.32%) Test Automation
13 77 (8.01%) E-Commerce
14 71 (7.39%) Mentoring
15 69 (7.18%) OO
16 68 (7.08%) Microservices
17 64 (6.66%) SDLC
18 58 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
19 37 (3.85%) Machine Learning
20 36 (3.75%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 951 (98.96%) Ruby
2 638 (66.39%) JavaScript
3 206 (21.44%) PHP
4 201 (20.92%) Java
5 199 (20.71%) SQL
6 177 (18.42%) Python
7 82 (8.53%) Elixir
8 59 (6.14%) Go
9 53 (5.52%) CoffeeScript
10 52 (5.41%) Scala
11 39 (4.06%) C#
12 37 (3.85%) C
13 28 (2.91%) C++
14 25 (2.60%) VB.NET
15 24 (2.50%) VB
15 24 (2.50%) VB6
16 18 (1.87%) Perl
16 18 (1.87%) R
17 15 (1.56%) Clojure
18 11 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 58 (6.04%) Degree
2 47 (4.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.42%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.21%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.10%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.10%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.10%) ISEB
5 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.10%) MBA
5 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.87%) QA
2 3 (0.31%) GCP
3 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.21%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (5.62%) Docker
2 8 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (3.02%) Capistrano
1 29 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (1.77%) Puppet
3 15 (1.56%) Ansible
4 9 (0.94%) Grafana
5 8 (0.83%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.31%) Kibana
7 2 (0.21%) logstash
7 2 (0.21%) Salt
8 1 (0.10%) Marathon
8 1 (0.10%) Mesos
8 1 (0.10%) Nagios
8 1 (0.10%) rkt
8 1 (0.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (2.81%) Google
1 27 (2.81%) SAP
2 12 (1.25%) Oracle
3 10 (1.04%) Twitter
4 9 (0.94%) New Relic
4 9 (0.94%) SaltStack
5 8 (0.83%) VMware
6 7 (0.73%) Microsoft
6 7 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (0.62%) Adobe
7 6 (0.62%) DoubleClick
7 6 (0.62%) Sophos
8 5 (0.52%) Alterian
8 5 (0.52%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.31%) Dell
9 3 (0.31%) Splunk
9 3 (0.31%) Tableau
9 3 (0.31%) Zend
10 2 (0.21%) Facebook
10 2 (0.21%) Plumtree