Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 520 462 592
Rank change year-on-year -58 +130 -37
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 927 1204 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.63% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% 1.62% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 822 1081 843
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £28,840 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £74,750
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 70137 74406 83227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.17% 38.89% 37.94%
Number of salaries quoted 58034 64517 71205
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -66 874 £52,700 -8.35% 67
UK excluding London +84 458 £45,000 +5.88% 15
London -125 455 £60,000 -4.00% 52
South East +16 174 £45,000 - 6
Midlands +88 86 £33,750 -13.46% 1
West Midlands +49 74 £30,000 -23.08% 1
East of England +32 59 £50,000 -23.08% 1
North of England -48 51 £50,000 +28.21% 7
South West +58 45 £55,000 +100.00%
Scotland +5 31 £35,000 -17.65%
North West -37 31 £50,000 +35.14% 3
Yorkshire +19 19 £37,500 -25.00% 3
East Midlands +48 12 £52,500 +40.00%
Wales - 12 £50,000 -
North East +4 1 £25,000 -47.37% 1

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 912 (98.38%) Ruby
2 603 (65.05%) JavaScript
3 461 (49.73%) Agile Software Development
4 456 (49.19%) HTML
5 424 (45.74%) CSS
6 296 (31.93%) TDD
7 202 (21.79%) AngularJS
8 200 (21.57%) SQL
8 200 (21.57%) MySQL
9 188 (20.28%) Java
10 185 (19.96%) Web Development
11 181 (19.53%) PHP
12 179 (19.31%) Git (software)
13 165 (17.80%) Python
14 156 (16.83%) Linux
14 156 (16.83%) Scrum
14 156 (16.83%) React
15 150 (16.18%) BDD
16 142 (15.32%) jQuery
17 136 (14.67%) PostgreSQL
18 135 (14.56%) HTML5
19 132 (14.24%) Node.js
19 132 (14.24%) CSS3
19 132 (14.24%) DevOps
20 131 (14.13%) Software Engineering
21 120 (12.94%) User Experience
22 117 (12.62%) Open Source
23 112 (12.08%) Django
24 103 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
25 100 (10.79%) 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 42 (4.53%) WordPress
2 40 (4.31%) Apache
3 32 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (2.27%) nginx
5 20 (2.16%) Apache Spark
6 19 (2.05%) CMS
7 14 (1.51%) Drupal
8 7 (0.76%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.65%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.65%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.54%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.54%) Confluence
11 4 (0.43%) Ethereum
12 2 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.22%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.22%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.22%) Content Management Server
12 2 (0.22%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.22%) Mule
12 2 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 35 (3.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 30 (3.24%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.43%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (0.76%) Magento
2 6 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.65%) Revive Adserver
3 4 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 103 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (7.55%) GitHub
3 51 (5.50%) SaaS
4 32 (3.45%) Heroku
5 31 (3.34%) PaaS
6 23 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.97%) AWS OpsWorks
10 5 (0.54%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.54%) Slack
11 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.32%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.32%) G Suite
13 2 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.22%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.22%) Route 53
13 2 (0.22%) Serverless
14 1 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.34%) Internet
2 25 (2.70%) HTTP
3 12 (1.29%) SSL
4 11 (1.19%) Skype
5 4 (0.43%) LDAP
6 3 (0.32%) SMS
7 1 (0.11%) Network Security
7 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.11%) VoIP
7 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (21.57%) MySQL
2 136 (14.67%) PostgreSQL
3 71 (7.66%) NoSQL
4 53 (5.72%) Blockchain
5 41 (4.42%) Redis
6 38 (4.10%) Relational Database
7 36 (3.88%) MongoDB
8 29 (3.13%) Big Data
9 26 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (2.27%) Hadoop
12 19 (2.05%) Geospatial Data
13 11 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (1.19%) SQL Server
14 4 (0.43%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.43%) Riak
15 3 (0.32%) CouchDB
15 3 (0.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 179 (19.31%) Git (software)
2 60 (6.47%) RSpec
3 33 (3.56%) Jenkins
4 32 (3.45%) Bitbucket
5 27 (2.91%) Cucumber
6 25 (2.70%) gulp
7 24 (2.59%) JIRA
7 24 (2.59%) Subversion
8 20 (2.16%) Mocha
8 20 (2.16%) Selenium
9 16 (1.73%) webpack
10 13 (1.40%) GitLab
10 13 (1.40%) RubyGems
11 12 (1.29%) PostCSS
11 12 (1.29%) Sublime Text
11 12 (1.29%) TextMate
12 11 (1.19%) Grunt
12 11 (1.19%) WebDriver
13 9 (0.97%) Jasmine
13 9 (0.97%) JUnit
General
1 85 (9.17%) Finance
2 65 (7.01%) Marketing
3 54 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 50 (5.39%) Electronics
5 45 (4.85%) Retail
6 41 (4.42%) Games
7 27 (2.91%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (0.97%) Billing
10 8 (0.86%) Advertising
10 8 (0.86%) Banking
11 4 (0.43%) Back Office
11 4 (0.43%) Publishing
12 3 (0.32%) Automotive
12 3 (0.32%) Avionics
12 3 (0.32%) Military
13 2 (0.22%) Law
13 2 (0.22%) Legal
13 2 (0.22%) Russian Language
14 1 (0.11%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 747 (80.58%) Developer
2 294 (31.72%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 188 (20.28%) Ruby Developer
4 153 (16.50%) Senior Developer
5 102 (11.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 102 (11.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 88 (9.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 83 (8.95%) Web Developer
8 65 (7.01%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 61 (6.58%) Software Engineer
10 58 (6.26%) HTML Developer
10 58 (6.26%) Junior
11 55 (5.93%) HTML CSS Developer
12 50 (5.39%) Junior Developer
13 42 (4.53%) Lead Developer
14 40 (4.31%) Blockchain Developer
15 33 (3.56%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
16 32 (3.45%) .NET Developer
16 32 (3.45%) PHP Developer
16 32 (3.45%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (49.19%) HTML
2 424 (45.74%) CSS
3 202 (21.79%) AngularJS
4 156 (16.83%) React
5 142 (15.32%) jQuery
6 135 (14.56%) HTML5
7 132 (14.24%) CSS3
7 132 (14.24%) Node.js
8 112 (12.08%) Django
9 86 (9.28%) Sass
10 82 (8.85%) .NET
11 72 (7.77%) REST
11 72 (7.77%) RESTful
12 69 (7.44%) JSON
13 53 (5.72%) XML
14 51 (5.50%) Web Services
15 46 (4.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 43 (4.64%) SOAP
17 39 (4.21%) Ajax
18 36 (3.88%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 120 (12.94%) User Experience
2 85 (9.17%) Fintech
3 74 (7.98%) Greenfield Project
4 73 (7.87%) Computer Science
5 49 (5.29%) Mobile App
6 37 (3.99%) Algorithms
7 25 (2.70%) Social Media
8 23 (2.48%) Graphic Design
9 18 (1.94%) Blog
9 18 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (1.08%) iPad
13 7 (0.76%) PlayStation
13 7 (0.76%) Public Cloud
13 7 (0.76%) Streaming Media
14 6 (0.65%) Life Science
15 5 (0.54%) Data Structures
16 4 (0.43%) Client/Server
16 4 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 156 (16.83%) Linux
2 54 (5.83%) Apple iOS
3 49 (5.29%) Android
4 27 (2.91%) Mac OS X
5 10 (1.08%) Solaris
5 10 (1.08%) Unix
6 9 (0.97%) Ubuntu
6 9 (0.97%) Windows
7 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (49.73%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (31.93%) TDD
3 185 (19.96%) Web Development
4 156 (16.83%) Scrum
5 150 (16.18%) BDD
6 132 (14.24%) DevOps
7 131 (14.13%) Software Engineering
8 117 (12.62%) Open Source
9 100 (10.79%) Front End Development
10 85 (9.17%) MVC
11 75 (8.09%) Test Automation
12 74 (7.98%) E-Commerce
13 72 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
14 71 (7.66%) Microservices
15 69 (7.44%) Mentoring
16 68 (7.34%) OO
17 64 (6.90%) SDLC
18 53 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
19 47 (5.07%) Machine Learning
20 42 (4.53%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 912 (98.38%) Ruby
2 603 (65.05%) JavaScript
3 200 (21.57%) SQL
4 188 (20.28%) Java
5 181 (19.53%) PHP
6 165 (17.80%) Python
7 82 (8.85%) Elixir
8 65 (7.01%) Go
9 54 (5.83%) Scala
10 34 (3.67%) CoffeeScript
11 33 (3.56%) C#
12 31 (3.34%) C
13 24 (2.59%) VB.NET
14 22 (2.37%) R
15 21 (2.27%) VB
15 21 (2.27%) VB6
16 19 (2.05%) C++
17 15 (1.62%) Perl
18 12 (1.29%) Apple Swift
18 12 (1.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 63 (6.80%) Degree
2 49 (5.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.65%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.43%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.11%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.11%) ISEB
5 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.11%) MBA
5 1 (0.11%) PhD
5 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.94%) QA
2 4 (0.43%) GCP
3 3 (0.32%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (4.75%) Docker
2 7 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (3.56%) Capistrano
2 30 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.94%) Ansible
4 15 (1.62%) Puppet
5 9 (0.97%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.22%) Salt
7 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (3.24%) Google
2 27 (2.91%) SAP
3 11 (1.19%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.08%) Twitter
5 9 (0.97%) Oracle
6 7 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (0.76%) VMware
7 6 (0.65%) Adobe
7 6 (0.65%) DoubleClick
7 6 (0.65%) Sophos
8 5 (0.54%) Dell
8 5 (0.54%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.43%) Facebook
10 3 (0.32%) Zend
11 2 (0.22%) Alterian
11 2 (0.22%) New Relic
11 2 (0.22%) Plumtree
11 2 (0.22%) Splunk
11 2 (0.22%) Sun
11 2 (0.22%) Tableau