Period
to 18 October 2021

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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 480 508 656
Rank change year-on-year +28 +148 -37
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 752 190 496
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.40% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.49% 0.90% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 275 172 410
10th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,125 £49,688 £41,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £56,500
Median % change year-on-year - +15.04% +2.73%
75th Percentile £77,500 £83,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

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 50,626 21,045 51,443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.41% 43.92% 37.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32,406 18,044 42,608
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £54,903
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.73% +8.72%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Ruby on Rails in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 17 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 18 October 2021. 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 +38 662 £65,000 - 100
London +28 493 £70,000 -6.67% 55
Work from Home -121 247 £65,000 - 31
UK excluding London -127 190 £57,500 +9.52% 53
South East -126 53 £65,000 +13.04% 18
North of England -101 48 £45,000 - 8
South West -67 37 £42,500 -15.00% 13
North West -80 26 £45,000 - 5
Yorkshire -92 19 £37,500 -14.29% 1
Scotland -73 18 £45,000 -35.71% 3
Midlands -105 17 £60,000 +26.32% 2
Wales - 12 £47,700 - 5
East Midlands -75 10 £61,250 +28.95% 1
West Midlands -110 7 £60,000 +41.18% 1
East of England -101 5 £66,250 +1.92% 4
North East -36 3 £60,000 +71.43% 2
Northern Ireland -41 1 £67,500 -25.00%

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, 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.

1 749 (99.60%) Ruby
2 356 (47.34%) JavaScript
3 340 (45.21%) React
4 276 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
5 257 (34.18%) PostgreSQL
6 246 (32.71%) Software Engineering
7 236 (31.38%) Finance
8 228 (30.32%) Node.js
9 227 (30.19%) Full Stack Development
10 201 (26.73%) AWS
11 180 (23.94%) Heroku
12 175 (23.27%) Python
13 172 (22.87%) Docker
14 171 (22.74%) TypeScript
15 156 (20.74%) CSS
16 145 (19.28%) DevOps
17 141 (18.75%) TDD
18 137 (18.22%) Vue.js
18 137 (18.22%) Social Skills
19 133 (17.69%) Microservices
19 133 (17.69%) Git (software)
20 132 (17.55%) Kubernetes
21 131 (17.42%) HTML
22 130 (17.29%) Mentoring
23 126 (16.76%) Terraform
23 126 (16.76%) RSpec
24 119 (15.82%) GitHub
25 115 (15.29%) AngularJS
26 114 (15.16%) Redis
27 109 (14.49%) User Experience

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 75 (9.97%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (3.06%) Cloud Foundry
3 13 (1.73%) WordPress
4 12 (1.60%) Confluence
5 11 (1.46%) CMS
5 11 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (1.33%) Apache
7 5 (0.66%) Hyperledger
8 4 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.27%) Drupal
10 1 (0.13%) Jetty
10 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (1.33%) SOLIDWORKS
2 7 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.80%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.80%) Sketch
4 4 (0.53%) Figma
Business Applications
1 14 (1.86%) Shopify
2 10 (1.33%) Magento
3 9 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.66%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 201 (26.73%) AWS
2 180 (23.94%) Heroku
3 119 (15.82%) GitHub
4 105 (13.96%) SaaS
5 86 (11.44%) Azure
6 70 (9.31%) Amazon S3
7 64 (8.51%) Serverless
8 50 (6.65%) PaaS
9 48 (6.38%) GCP
10 38 (5.05%) Amazon ECS
10 38 (5.05%) AWS CloudFormation
11 37 (4.92%) AWS Lambda
12 35 (4.65%) IaaS
13 34 (4.52%) Amazon EC2
14 28 (3.72%) CloudFront
15 26 (3.46%) Amazon SQS
16 25 (3.32%) Stripe
17 24 (3.19%) Basecamp
18 23 (3.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 20 (2.66%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.86%) Firewall
2 11 (1.46%) IPv4
2 11 (1.46%) LAN
2 11 (1.46%) WAN
3 8 (1.06%) Internet
4 6 (0.80%) SMS
5 3 (0.40%) SSH
6 2 (0.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (34.18%) PostgreSQL
2 114 (15.16%) Redis
3 78 (10.37%) MySQL
4 49 (6.52%) MongoDB
5 43 (5.72%) NoSQL
6 34 (4.52%) Relational Database
7 25 (3.32%) SQL Server
8 23 (3.06%) Amazon RDS
9 22 (2.93%) Amazon Aurora
10 13 (1.73%) Big Data
11 11 (1.46%) Metadata
12 9 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.20%) Blockchain
13 7 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.66%) CouchDB
15 4 (0.53%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.53%) NewSQL
15 4 (0.53%) Power BI
15 4 (0.53%) Tableau
16 3 (0.40%) Presto
Development Applications
1 133 (17.69%) Git (software)
2 126 (16.76%) RSpec
3 72 (9.57%) webpack
4 56 (7.45%) CircleCI
5 44 (5.85%) Capybara
6 37 (4.92%) Cypress.io
7 35 (4.65%) GitLab
8 33 (4.39%) JIRA
9 25 (3.32%) Jenkins
10 22 (2.93%) Pivotal Tracker
11 20 (2.66%) minitest
12 13 (1.73%) Mocha
12 13 (1.73%) Storybook
13 11 (1.46%) Vagrant
14 6 (0.80%) Bitbucket
15 5 (0.66%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.66%) Jasmine
15 5 (0.66%) Travis CI
16 4 (0.53%) Subversion
17 3 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 236 (31.38%) Finance
2 137 (18.22%) Social Skills
3 95 (12.63%) Marketing
4 63 (8.38%) Banking
5 53 (7.05%) Public Sector
6 51 (6.78%) Retail
7 49 (6.52%) Legal
8 38 (5.05%) Local Government
9 25 (3.32%) Games
9 25 (3.32%) Presentation Skills
10 17 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 16 (2.13%) Organisational Skills
12 14 (1.86%) Manufacturing
13 13 (1.73%) Publishing
13 13 (1.73%) Telecoms
14 9 (1.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 8 (1.06%) Billing
15 8 (1.06%) Electronics
16 4 (0.53%) Law
17 3 (0.40%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 323 (42.95%) Developer
2 184 (24.47%) Software Engineer
3 107 (14.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 98 (13.03%) Ruby Developer
5 93 (12.37%) Senior Software Engineer
6 85 (11.30%) Senior Developer
7 75 (9.97%) Full Stack Developer
8 40 (5.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 38 (5.05%) Ruby Engineer
10 37 (4.92%) Web Developer
11 36 (4.79%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
12 26 (3.46%) Backend Developer
13 25 (3.32%) Senior Ruby Developer
14 24 (3.19%) React Developer
15 21 (2.79%) Software Developer
16 17 (2.26%) Lead Software Engineer
16 17 (2.26%) Technical Leader
17 16 (2.13%) Senior Full Stack Developer
18 10 (1.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
18 10 (1.33%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (45.21%) React
2 228 (30.32%) Node.js
3 156 (20.74%) CSS
4 137 (18.22%) Vue.js
5 131 (17.42%) HTML
6 115 (15.29%) AngularJS
7 89 (11.84%) Django
8 87 (11.57%) Sass
9 67 (8.91%) REST
10 63 (8.38%) Redux
11 57 (7.58%) RESTful
12 56 (7.45%) .NET
13 54 (7.18%) GraphQL
13 54 (7.18%) Sinatra
14 52 (6.91%) Kafka
15 49 (6.52%) .NET Core
15 49 (6.52%) HTML5
16 48 (6.38%) Sidekiq
17 45 (5.98%) Jest
18 44 (5.85%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 109 (14.49%) User Experience
2 76 (10.11%) Virtual Team
3 45 (5.98%) Mobile App
4 35 (4.65%) Legacy Systems
5 32 (4.26%) Cloud Native
6 25 (3.32%) Blog
7 24 (3.19%) Algorithms
8 14 (1.86%) FMCG
9 13 (1.73%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.46%) Data Centre
10 11 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (1.33%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.06%) NHS
12 8 (1.06%) Social Media
13 7 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (0.93%) Legacy Code
14 6 (0.80%) Video\Live Streaming
15 5 (0.66%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.66%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (6.52%) Unix
2 41 (5.45%) Linux
3 20 (2.66%) Windows
4 15 (1.99%) Android
5 12 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.53%) Debian
6 4 (0.53%) tvOS
6 4 (0.53%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.40%) CentOS
7 3 (0.40%) CoreOS
7 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.40%) SUSE
7 3 (0.40%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (0.40%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (0.40%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (32.71%) Software Engineering
3 227 (30.19%) Full Stack Development
4 145 (19.28%) DevOps
5 141 (18.75%) TDD
6 133 (17.69%) Microservices
7 130 (17.29%) Mentoring
8 107 (14.23%) Scrum
9 98 (13.03%) Coaching
10 90 (11.97%) Test Automation
11 88 (11.70%) Front End Development
12 87 (11.57%) Fintech
13 83 (11.04%) Clean Code
14 82 (10.90%) Pair Programming
15 80 (10.64%) Web Development
16 77 (10.24%) E-Commerce
17 68 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
18 63 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
19 62 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
20 60 (7.98%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 749 (99.60%) Ruby
2 356 (47.34%) JavaScript
3 175 (23.27%) Python
4 171 (22.74%) TypeScript
5 106 (14.10%) ES6
6 88 (11.70%) PHP
7 87 (11.57%) SQL
8 74 (9.84%) C#
9 71 (9.44%) Go
10 70 (9.31%) Java
11 39 (5.19%) Elm
12 38 (5.05%) Elixir
13 30 (3.99%) C
14 19 (2.53%) Clojure
15 15 (1.99%) PowerShell
16 12 (1.60%) C++
16 12 (1.60%) Perl
17 11 (1.46%) Bash Shell
17 11 (1.46%) VB
17 11 (1.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (6.65%) Degree
2 33 (4.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.79%) QA
2 30 (3.99%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.13%) SOC 2
System Software
1 172 (22.87%) Docker
2 13 (1.73%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 132 (17.55%) Kubernetes
2 126 (16.76%) Terraform
3 21 (2.79%) Ansible
4 17 (2.26%) Puppet
5 13 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.46%) Prometheus
6 11 (1.46%) SCCM
7 10 (1.33%) Kustomize
8 4 (0.53%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.13%) Grafana
9 1 (0.13%) Packer
Vendors
1 84 (11.17%) Google
2 25 (3.32%) Oracle
3 23 (3.06%) Bloomberg
3 23 (3.06%) SAP
4 19 (2.53%) New Relic
5 18 (2.39%) DocuSign
5 18 (2.39%) Reuters
5 18 (2.39%) Wallstreet Suite
6 16 (2.13%) IBM
7 14 (1.86%) Adobe
8 11 (1.46%) Alibaba
8 11 (1.46%) GoCardless
8 11 (1.46%) Instagram
9 9 (1.20%) TOWER Software
10 7 (0.93%) Orchard
11 6 (0.80%) Optimizely
12 5 (0.66%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.66%) HubSpot
13 4 (0.53%) Roku
13 4 (0.53%) Samsung