Period
to 4 April 2020

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 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 560 591 513
Rank change year-on-year +31 -78 -34
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 482 656 942
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.44% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 1.13% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 415 695 877
Median annual salary £59,250 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 45,817 58,203 72,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.30% 39.29% 40.71%
Number of salaries quoted 37,678 47,716 61,036
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

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 April 2020.

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 4 April 2020. 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 +13 433 £59,625 -0.63% 82
UK excluding London +52 235 £55,000 +10.00% 30
London -7 235 £65,000 - 52
South East +32 103 £57,500 +21.05% 9
Work from Home -31 75 £53,500 -14.40% 24
Scotland +39 40 £40,000 -30.43% 3
South West +68 36 £57,500 -25.81% 7
North of England +71 35 £46,250 -2.63% 7
North West +51 21 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Midlands +25 9 £45,000 +18.01%
East of England +11 9 £43,250 -30.80% 4
Yorkshire +32 7 £48,500 -3.00% 1
North East - 7 - - 1
East Midlands - 6 £45,000 -
West Midlands +28 3 £45,000 +18.01%
Northern Ireland - 3 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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.

1 482 (100.00%) Ruby
2 313 (64.94%) JavaScript
3 223 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
4 203 (42.12%) React
5 167 (34.65%) HTML
6 156 (32.37%) CSS
7 143 (29.67%) TDD
8 141 (29.25%) Docker
9 135 (28.01%) AWS
10 121 (25.10%) Software Engineering
11 119 (24.69%) Git (software)
12 105 (21.78%) Open Source
13 97 (20.12%) Node.js
14 95 (19.71%) Java
15 93 (19.29%) RESTful
16 91 (18.88%) Python
17 88 (18.26%) Linux
18 86 (17.84%) .NET
19 84 (17.43%) Finance
20 76 (15.77%) PostgreSQL
21 72 (14.94%) Sass
22 68 (14.11%) BDD
23 67 (13.90%) AngularJS
24 66 (13.69%) C#
25 65 (13.49%) MySQL
26 64 (13.28%) DevOps
26 64 (13.28%) Kubernetes
27 62 (12.86%) PHP
28 61 (12.66%) Scrum
29 60 (12.45%) Microservices

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 24 (4.98%) Cloud Foundry
2 20 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (1.66%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.04%) Apache
4 5 (1.04%) nginx
5 2 (0.41%) Confluence
5 2 (0.41%) IIS
6 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.21%) GeoServer
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 135 (28.01%) AWS
2 38 (7.88%) Heroku
3 37 (7.68%) GitHub
4 21 (4.36%) Azure
5 20 (4.15%) SaaS
6 19 (3.94%) GCP
7 16 (3.32%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (3.32%) OpenShift
7 16 (3.32%) Serverless
8 11 (2.28%) PaaS
9 9 (1.87%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.87%) Google Analytics
10 8 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.83%) Slack
14 3 (0.62%) Amazon ECS
14 3 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.62%) npm
15 2 (0.41%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.04%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.83%) AMQP
2 4 (0.83%) Skype
3 3 (0.62%) HTTP
3 3 (0.62%) Internet
4 2 (0.41%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (15.77%) PostgreSQL
2 65 (13.49%) MySQL
3 49 (10.17%) Redis
4 38 (7.88%) MongoDB
5 21 (4.36%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.49%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.24%) Big Data
8 3 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.62%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.62%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.41%) Amazon QuickSight
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.21%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.21%) GIS
10 1 (0.21%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 119 (24.69%) Git (software)
2 46 (9.54%) RSpec
3 26 (5.39%) Jenkins
4 22 (4.56%) PostCSS
5 13 (2.70%) CircleCI
6 9 (1.87%) JIRA
7 7 (1.45%) RuboCop
8 6 (1.24%) Cypress.io
8 6 (1.24%) webpack
9 5 (1.04%) GitLab
9 5 (1.04%) Subversion
10 4 (0.83%) Brakeman
10 4 (0.83%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.83%) minitest
11 2 (0.41%) Bundler
11 2 (0.41%) Fiddler
11 2 (0.41%) gulp
11 2 (0.41%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.41%) PhantomJS
General
1 84 (17.43%) Finance
2 29 (6.02%) Marketing
3 23 (4.77%) Retail
4 21 (4.36%) Games
5 13 (2.70%) Legal
6 9 (1.87%) Publishing
7 7 (1.45%) Billing
8 3 (0.62%) Law
8 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.41%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 312 (64.73%) Developer
2 96 (19.92%) Ruby Developer
3 82 (17.01%) Senior Developer
4 63 (13.07%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 57 (11.83%) Software Engineer
6 48 (9.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 44 (9.13%) Full Stack Developer
8 39 (8.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 37 (7.68%) Ruby Engineer
9 37 (7.68%) Software Developer
10 31 (6.43%) Backend Developer
11 22 (4.56%) Senior Software Engineer
11 22 (4.56%) UI Developer
12 19 (3.94%) Cloud Developer
13 18 (3.73%) React Developer
13 18 (3.73%) Senior Ruby Developer
14 17 (3.53%) Web Developer
15 16 (3.32%) Lead Developer
15 16 (3.32%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
16 14 (2.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (42.12%) React
2 167 (34.65%) HTML
3 156 (32.37%) CSS
4 97 (20.12%) Node.js
5 93 (19.29%) RESTful
6 86 (17.84%) .NET
7 72 (14.94%) Sass
8 67 (13.90%) AngularJS
9 51 (10.58%) Redux
9 51 (10.58%) REST
10 34 (7.05%) HTML5
11 29 (6.02%) jQuery
12 27 (5.60%) LESS
12 27 (5.60%) Semantic HTML
13 26 (5.39%) .NET Framework
14 24 (4.98%) Spring
15 23 (4.77%) CSS3
16 22 (4.56%) Django
16 22 (4.56%) Web Services
17 21 (4.36%) Sidekiq
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.83%) User Experience
2 17 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (2.07%) Public Cloud
4 9 (1.87%) Client/Server
4 9 (1.87%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.62%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.41%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.41%) Raspberry Pi
8 2 (0.41%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.21%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.21%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.21%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.21%) Life Science
9 1 (0.21%) NHS
9 1 (0.21%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 88 (18.26%) Linux
2 35 (7.26%) Mac OS X
3 18 (3.73%) Android
4 8 (1.66%) Unix
5 7 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.45%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.04%) Windows
6 5 (1.04%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.62%) CentOS
7 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (29.67%) TDD
3 121 (25.10%) Software Engineering
4 105 (21.78%) Open Source
5 68 (14.11%) BDD
6 64 (13.28%) DevOps
7 61 (12.66%) Scrum
8 60 (12.45%) Microservices
9 58 (12.03%) Fintech
10 56 (11.62%) OO
11 47 (9.75%) Test Automation
12 45 (9.34%) Front End Development
13 42 (8.71%) Problem-Solving
14 41 (8.51%) MVC
14 41 (8.51%) OOP
15 39 (8.09%) Web Development
16 36 (7.47%) People Management
17 34 (7.05%) Continuous Delivery
18 26 (5.39%) Investment Management
19 25 (5.19%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 482 (100.00%) Ruby
2 313 (64.94%) JavaScript
3 95 (19.71%) Java
4 91 (18.88%) Python
5 66 (13.69%) C#
6 62 (12.86%) PHP
7 40 (8.30%) ES6
8 32 (6.64%) Go
9 24 (4.98%) Scala
9 24 (4.98%) SQL
10 23 (4.77%) TypeScript
11 17 (3.53%) Kotlin
12 15 (3.11%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.66%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.66%) C++
14 7 (1.45%) Elixir
15 5 (1.04%) C
16 3 (0.62%) Clojure
16 3 (0.62%) Elm
16 3 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (3.73%) Degree
2 7 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.62%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.41%) CIPD
5 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.21%) PhD
5 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.45%) QA
2 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 141 (29.25%) Docker
2 4 (0.83%) vCloud
3 3 (0.62%) Varnish
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 64 (13.28%) Kubernetes
2 21 (4.36%) Mesos
3 20 (4.15%) Terraform
4 8 (1.66%) Ansible
5 2 (0.41%) Nessus
5 2 (0.41%) Nmap
5 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.21%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.21%) Consul
6 1 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.21%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (3.53%) Google
2 16 (3.32%) Red Hat
3 11 (2.28%) New Relic
4 8 (1.66%) Apple
5 7 (1.45%) Sage
6 5 (1.04%) Oracle
7 4 (0.83%) VMware
8 3 (0.62%) GoCardless
8 3 (0.62%) Rollbar
8 3 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.62%) SendGrid
9 2 (0.41%) Dell
9 2 (0.41%) Facebook
9 2 (0.41%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.41%) Zend
10 1 (0.21%) ESRI
10 1 (0.21%) HP
10 1 (0.21%) Luciad
10 1 (0.21%) Splunk
10 1 (0.21%) Yahoo!