Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 487 462 624
Rank change year-on-year -25 +162 -48
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 1015 1137 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.62% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 1.58% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 862 1013 751
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -
10th Percentile £32,625 £33,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -

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 71920 71951 81434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.14% 39.13% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 59972 62310 69882
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,875 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -26 942 £55,000 - 105
London -82 503 £62,500 - 71
UK excluding London +65 499 £50,000 +11.11% 37
South East +35 204 £47,500 +5.56% 13
East of England +22 67 £50,000 -9.09% 1
North of England -22 67 £50,000 +17.65% 13
South West +49 50 £55,000 +15.79% 5
Midlands +33 50 £35,000 -12.50% 2
West Midlands +22 47 £32,500 -18.75%
Scotland +9 46 £35,000 -17.65% 3
North West -25 42 £50,000 +38.89% 9
Yorkshire +3 22 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Wales - 15 £52,700 -
East Midlands +12 3 £55,000 - 2
North East -12 3 £48,000 +1.05% 2

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1003 (98.82%) Ruby
2 640 (63.05%) JavaScript
3 538 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
4 471 (46.40%) HTML
5 438 (43.15%) CSS
6 326 (32.12%) TDD
7 225 (22.17%) MySQL
8 221 (21.77%) AngularJS
8 221 (21.77%) SQL
9 206 (20.30%) Web Development
10 201 (19.80%) Git (software)
11 200 (19.70%) Java
12 191 (18.82%) React
13 184 (18.13%) Python
14 179 (17.64%) PostgreSQL
15 177 (17.44%) Software Engineering
16 175 (17.24%) PHP
17 171 (16.85%) BDD
18 159 (15.67%) DevOps
19 158 (15.57%) Node.js
20 157 (15.47%) Scrum
21 154 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
22 152 (14.98%) User Experience
23 149 (14.68%) Linux
24 140 (13.79%) Open Source
24 140 (13.79%) jQuery
25 128 (12.61%) CSS3
26 126 (12.41%) HTML5
27 112 (11.03%) NoSQL
28 111 (10.94%) Django

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 41 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
2 32 (3.15%) Apache
3 28 (2.76%) WordPress
4 27 (2.66%) Apache Spark
5 24 (2.36%) CMS
6 17 (1.67%) nginx
7 12 (1.18%) SharePoint
8 11 (1.08%) Ethereum
9 8 (0.79%) Drupal
10 5 (0.49%) Hyperledger
10 5 (0.49%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.39%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.39%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.20%) Confluence
12 2 (0.20%) Content Management Server
12 2 (0.20%) IIS
12 2 (0.20%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.20%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.099%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.099%) Mule
Applications
1 22 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 18 (1.77%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.39%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.099%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.39%) Revive Adserver
4 2 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 154 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (8.87%) GitHub
3 57 (5.62%) SaaS
4 55 (5.42%) Heroku
5 31 (3.05%) PaaS
6 24 (2.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (1.08%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.99%) Slack
12 9 (0.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 9 (0.89%) AWS OpsWorks
13 6 (0.59%) CloudFront
13 6 (0.59%) Trello
14 4 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.39%) Route 53
14 4 (0.39%) Serverless
15 3 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.56%) Internet
2 25 (2.46%) HTTP
3 16 (1.58%) SSL
4 12 (1.18%) Skype
5 6 (0.59%) SMS
6 3 (0.30%) LDAP
6 3 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.099%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (22.17%) MySQL
2 179 (17.64%) PostgreSQL
3 112 (11.03%) NoSQL
4 69 (6.80%) Redis
5 47 (4.63%) MongoDB
6 43 (4.24%) Blockchain
7 42 (4.14%) Big Data
8 36 (3.55%) Relational Database
9 28 (2.76%) Hadoop
10 21 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (1.97%) SQL Server
12 19 (1.87%) Geospatial Data
13 15 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
17 4 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
17 4 (0.39%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 201 (19.80%) Git (software)
2 80 (7.88%) RSpec
3 39 (3.84%) Bitbucket
4 29 (2.86%) Selenium
5 26 (2.56%) webpack
6 24 (2.36%) Jenkins
7 22 (2.17%) Sublime Text
7 22 (2.17%) TextMate
8 21 (2.07%) JIRA
9 20 (1.97%) Cucumber
10 15 (1.48%) gulp
11 14 (1.38%) Mocha
11 14 (1.38%) Subversion
12 11 (1.08%) RubyGems
13 10 (0.99%) GitLab
13 10 (0.99%) Jasmine
14 9 (0.89%) WebDriver
15 8 (0.79%) Babel
15 8 (0.79%) PostCSS
16 7 (0.69%) CircleCI
General
1 95 (9.36%) Finance
2 59 (5.81%) Games
3 52 (5.12%) Marketing
4 39 (3.84%) Retail
5 38 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.96%) Electronics
7 28 (2.76%) Banking
8 25 (2.46%) Advertising
9 17 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 16 (1.58%) Law
11 10 (0.99%) Russian Language
12 7 (0.69%) Back Office
12 7 (0.69%) Billing
13 5 (0.49%) Publishing
14 4 (0.39%) Automotive
14 4 (0.39%) Legal
15 3 (0.30%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.099%) Local Government
16 1 (0.099%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 786 (77.44%) Developer
2 312 (30.74%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 222 (21.87%) Ruby Developer
4 198 (19.51%) Senior Developer
5 106 (10.44%) Full Stack Developer
6 102 (10.05%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 84 (8.28%) Web Developer
8 83 (8.18%) JavaScript Developer
9 68 (6.70%) Software Engineer
10 67 (6.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 60 (5.91%) Lead Developer
12 44 (4.33%) Junior
13 41 (4.04%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
14 37 (3.65%) Junior Developer
15 34 (3.35%) Applications Developer
15 34 (3.35%) Software Developer
16 33 (3.25%) HTML Developer
16 33 (3.25%) Ruby Engineer
17 32 (3.15%) HTML CSS Developer
18 31 (3.05%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 471 (46.40%) HTML
2 438 (43.15%) CSS
3 221 (21.77%) AngularJS
4 191 (18.82%) React
5 158 (15.57%) Node.js
6 140 (13.79%) jQuery
7 128 (12.61%) CSS3
8 126 (12.41%) HTML5
9 111 (10.94%) Django
10 96 (9.46%) Sass
11 95 (9.36%) .NET
12 79 (7.78%) RESTful
13 74 (7.29%) JSON
14 72 (7.09%) REST
15 63 (6.21%) XML
16 51 (5.02%) Web Services
17 50 (4.93%) SOAP
18 37 (3.65%) Ajax
18 37 (3.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 35 (3.45%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 152 (14.98%) User Experience
2 91 (8.97%) Fintech
3 89 (8.77%) Greenfield Project
4 86 (8.47%) Computer Science
5 66 (6.50%) Mobile App
6 38 (3.74%) Algorithms
7 23 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (2.27%) Social Media
8 20 (1.97%) Blog
9 19 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
10 14 (1.38%) Smartphone
11 13 (1.28%) Graphic Design
12 10 (0.99%) Bitcoin
12 10 (0.99%) Data Centre
12 10 (0.99%) iPad
12 10 (0.99%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.79%) NHS
13 8 (0.79%) PlayStation
14 7 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 149 (14.68%) Linux
2 43 (4.24%) Apple iOS
3 33 (3.25%) Android
4 14 (1.38%) Mac OS X
5 13 (1.28%) Ubuntu
6 9 (0.89%) Unix
7 5 (0.49%) Solaris
7 5 (0.49%) Windows
8 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
2 326 (32.12%) TDD
3 206 (20.30%) Web Development
4 177 (17.44%) Software Engineering
5 171 (16.85%) BDD
6 159 (15.67%) DevOps
7 157 (15.47%) Scrum
8 140 (13.79%) Open Source
9 96 (9.46%) Front End Development
10 89 (8.77%) Test Automation
11 82 (8.08%) MVC
12 80 (7.88%) E-Commerce
13 78 (7.68%) Mentoring
14 75 (7.39%) OOP
15 74 (7.29%) Microservices
16 73 (7.19%) SDLC
17 71 (7.00%) OO
18 60 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
19 55 (5.42%) Coaching
20 51 (5.02%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1003 (98.82%) Ruby
2 640 (63.05%) JavaScript
3 221 (21.77%) SQL
4 200 (19.70%) Java
5 184 (18.13%) Python
6 175 (17.24%) PHP
7 80 (7.88%) Elixir
8 74 (7.29%) Go
9 49 (4.83%) Scala
10 36 (3.55%) C#
11 30 (2.96%) C
11 30 (2.96%) R
12 26 (2.56%) C++
13 23 (2.27%) Clojure
14 21 (2.07%) CoffeeScript
14 21 (2.07%) ES6
15 18 (1.77%) VB.NET
16 16 (1.58%) Apple Swift
16 16 (1.58%) Bash Shell
17 15 (1.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 64 (6.31%) Degree
2 36 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.67%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.30%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.099%) ISEB
5 1 (0.099%) MBA
5 1 (0.099%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.099%) PhD
5 1 (0.099%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.099%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.56%) QA
2 15 (1.48%) GCP
3 7 (0.69%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.30%) SLA
5 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (5.62%) Docker
2 5 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.30%) vSphere
4 1 (0.099%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 50 (4.93%) Ansible
2 36 (3.55%) Capistrano
3 25 (2.46%) Kubernetes
4 23 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.69%) Puppet
6 3 (0.30%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.20%) Terraform
8 1 (0.099%) Nagios
Vendors
1 41 (4.04%) Google
2 21 (2.07%) Microsoft
3 17 (1.67%) SAP
4 11 (1.08%) Oracle
5 10 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (0.69%) Twitter
7 6 (0.59%) Adobe
7 6 (0.59%) Sophos
8 5 (0.49%) Capita
8 5 (0.49%) Dell
8 5 (0.49%) ServiceNow
8 5 (0.49%) VMware
9 4 (0.39%) DoubleClick
9 4 (0.39%) Facebook
9 4 (0.39%) Ogone
9 4 (0.39%) PayPal
10 2 (0.20%) Openreach
10 2 (0.20%) Sun
11 1 (0.099%) IBM
11 1 (0.099%) Progress