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

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 491 464 542
Rank change year-on-year -27 +78 -43
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 986 1243 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.63% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 1.63% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 883 1125 901
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Ruby on Rails is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 71603 76463 82280
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.47% 38.77% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 59634 66386 70152
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
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 19 August 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 August 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 -26 936 £52,500 -4.55% 83
UK excluding London +100 498 £45,000 +5.88% 37
London -102 474 £60,000 - 49
South East +42 190 £45,000 - 11
Midlands +77 100 £37,500 -5.06%
North of England -33 79 £45,000 +5.88% 14
West Midlands +53 78 £30,000 -23.08%
East of England +27 60 £50,000 -23.08% 4
North West -46 41 £45,000 +15.38% 5
Yorkshire +36 37 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Scotland +21 32 £37,500 -18.92% 3
South West +18 29 £55,000 +10.00% 5
East Midlands +33 22 £50,000 +17.65%
Wales +26 8 £36,375 +45.50%
North East +6 1 £25,000 -40.48% 2

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 977 (99.09%) Ruby
2 632 (64.10%) JavaScript
3 478 (48.48%) HTML
4 445 (45.13%) CSS
5 437 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
6 317 (32.15%) TDD
7 225 (22.82%) AngularJS
8 217 (22.01%) Java
9 215 (21.81%) PHP
10 212 (21.50%) MySQL
11 210 (21.30%) Git (software)
12 208 (21.10%) Web Development
12 208 (21.10%) Linux
13 203 (20.59%) SQL
14 200 (20.28%) Python
15 170 (17.24%) BDD
16 166 (16.84%) PostgreSQL
17 164 (16.63%) HTML5
18 157 (15.92%) Scrum
19 156 (15.82%) jQuery
20 152 (15.42%) DevOps
21 146 (14.81%) Node.js
22 138 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
23 135 (13.69%) CSS3
23 135 (13.69%) React
24 122 (12.37%) Open Source
25 115 (11.66%) Django
26 113 (11.46%) Software Engineering
27 109 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
28 99 (10.04%) Sass

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 60 (6.09%) Elasticsearch
2 50 (5.07%) WordPress
3 41 (4.16%) Apache
3 41 (4.16%) nginx
4 25 (2.54%) CMS
5 24 (2.43%) Drupal
6 12 (1.22%) Apache Spark
7 11 (1.12%) Joomla!
7 11 (1.12%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.81%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.61%) Confluence
10 5 (0.51%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.41%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.30%) Ethereum
13 2 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.20%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.20%) IIS
13 2 (0.20%) Mule
13 2 (0.20%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 38 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 33 (3.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.42%) Magento
2 10 (1.01%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.61%) Revive Adserver
4 4 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.41%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 138 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (6.69%) GitHub
3 45 (4.56%) SaaS
4 44 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
5 33 (3.35%) Heroku
6 29 (2.94%) AWS OpsWorks
7 23 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (2.33%) PaaS
8 12 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (1.22%) Loggly
9 10 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.61%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.51%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.51%) Route 53
12 3 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.20%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.20%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.25%) Internet
2 21 (2.13%) HTTP
3 10 (1.01%) SSL
4 6 (0.61%) Skype
5 4 (0.41%) LDAP
6 2 (0.20%) SMS
6 2 (0.20%) Wireless
7 1 (0.10%) Network Security
7 1 (0.10%) SNMP
7 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.10%) VoIP
7 1 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (21.50%) MySQL
2 166 (16.84%) PostgreSQL
3 62 (6.29%) MongoDB
4 59 (5.98%) Blockchain
5 58 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 52 (5.27%) NoSQL
7 46 (4.67%) Redis
8 26 (2.64%) Amazon RDS
8 26 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (2.54%) Big Data
9 25 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 25 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (1.62%) SQL Server
11 12 (1.22%) Hadoop
11 12 (1.22%) InfluxDB
12 10 (1.01%) Geospatial Data
13 6 (0.61%) SQLite
14 4 (0.41%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.41%) Riak
Development Applications
1 210 (21.30%) Git (software)
2 77 (7.81%) RSpec
3 52 (5.27%) Jenkins
4 40 (4.06%) Subversion
5 38 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 36 (3.65%) Selenium
7 25 (2.54%) gulp
8 23 (2.33%) JIRA
9 22 (2.23%) Mocha
9 22 (2.23%) Vagrant
10 21 (2.13%) Bitbucket
11 13 (1.32%) Grunt
11 13 (1.32%) RubyGems
11 13 (1.32%) webpack
12 12 (1.22%) PHPUnit
13 11 (1.12%) PostCSS
14 10 (1.01%) CircleCI
14 10 (1.01%) GitLab
14 10 (1.01%) Hudson
14 10 (1.01%) WebDriver
General
1 74 (7.51%) Finance
2 62 (6.29%) Marketing
3 56 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 49 (4.97%) Electronics
5 46 (4.67%) Retail
6 28 (2.84%) Games
7 26 (2.64%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.42%) Publishing
9 13 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (1.12%) Legal
11 9 (0.91%) Billing
12 7 (0.71%) Advertising
13 6 (0.61%) Automotive
13 6 (0.61%) Banking
14 5 (0.51%) Avionics
14 5 (0.51%) Military
15 4 (0.41%) Back Office
16 2 (0.20%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 811 (82.25%) Developer
2 313 (31.74%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 231 (23.43%) Ruby Developer
4 163 (16.53%) Senior Developer
5 112 (11.36%) JavaScript Developer
6 99 (10.04%) Full Stack Developer
7 83 (8.42%) Web Developer
8 81 (8.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 75 (7.61%) Software Developer
10 64 (6.49%) Junior
11 63 (6.39%) HTML Developer
12 62 (6.29%) Senior Ruby Developer
13 59 (5.98%) HTML CSS Developer
14 58 (5.88%) Software Engineer
15 56 (5.68%) Junior Developer
16 43 (4.36%) Blockchain Developer
16 43 (4.36%) PHP Developer
17 42 (4.26%) Lead Developer
18 39 (3.96%) Java Developer
19 35 (3.55%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 478 (48.48%) HTML
2 445 (45.13%) CSS
3 225 (22.82%) AngularJS
4 164 (16.63%) HTML5
5 156 (15.82%) jQuery
6 146 (14.81%) Node.js
7 135 (13.69%) CSS3
7 135 (13.69%) React
8 115 (11.66%) Django
9 99 (10.04%) Sass
10 97 (9.84%) .NET
11 74 (7.51%) REST
12 65 (6.59%) Web Services
13 64 (6.49%) Backbone.js
14 63 (6.39%) RESTful
15 56 (5.68%) XML
16 52 (5.27%) JSON
17 46 (4.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 45 (4.56%) Ajax
19 44 (4.46%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 82 (8.32%) Greenfield Project
1 82 (8.32%) User Experience
2 76 (7.71%) Computer Science
3 70 (7.10%) Fintech
4 36 (3.65%) Mobile App
5 32 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (2.74%) Graphic Design
7 25 (2.54%) Social Media
8 21 (2.13%) Algorithms
9 20 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
10 19 (1.93%) Life Science
11 18 (1.83%) iPad
12 11 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.91%) Blog
14 7 (0.71%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.71%) Streaming Media
15 6 (0.61%) Digital Media
15 6 (0.61%) Public Cloud
16 5 (0.51%) N-Tier
17 4 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 208 (21.10%) Linux
2 50 (5.07%) Android
3 48 (4.87%) Apple iOS
4 32 (3.25%) Mac OS X
5 15 (1.52%) Ubuntu
6 14 (1.42%) Windows
7 8 (0.81%) Solaris
8 7 (0.71%) Unix
9 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.10%) Debian
11 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (32.15%) TDD
3 208 (21.10%) Web Development
4 170 (17.24%) BDD
5 157 (15.92%) Scrum
6 152 (15.42%) DevOps
7 122 (12.37%) Open Source
8 113 (11.46%) Software Engineering
9 109 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
10 99 (10.04%) MVC
11 98 (9.94%) Front End Development
12 85 (8.62%) OO
13 80 (8.11%) Test Automation
14 76 (7.71%) Mentoring
15 73 (7.40%) E-Commerce
16 64 (6.49%) SDLC
17 63 (6.39%) Business Intelligence
18 55 (5.58%) Microservices
19 44 (4.46%) B2B
19 44 (4.46%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 977 (99.09%) Ruby
2 632 (64.10%) JavaScript
3 217 (22.01%) Java
4 215 (21.81%) PHP
5 203 (20.59%) SQL
6 200 (20.28%) Python
7 71 (7.20%) CoffeeScript
8 64 (6.49%) Elixir
9 59 (5.98%) Go
10 49 (4.97%) Scala
11 47 (4.77%) C#
12 40 (4.06%) C
13 38 (3.85%) C++
14 28 (2.84%) VB.NET
15 25 (2.54%) VB
15 25 (2.54%) VB6
16 24 (2.43%) Perl
17 20 (2.03%) R
18 14 (1.42%) Clojure
19 13 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 72 (7.30%) Degree
2 50 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.30%) ISEB
4 3 (0.30%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.10%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.10%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.72%) QA
2 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.10%) GCP
3 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (5.38%) Docker
2 7 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 35 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (2.94%) Puppet
3 28 (2.84%) Capistrano
4 17 (1.72%) Ansible
5 13 (1.32%) Grafana
6 9 (0.91%) Kibana
7 8 (0.81%) logstash
8 5 (0.51%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.30%) Nagios
10 2 (0.20%) Consul
10 2 (0.20%) Salt
11 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.10%) Marathon
11 1 (0.10%) Mesos
11 1 (0.10%) Packer
11 1 (0.10%) rkt
Vendors
1 29 (2.94%) SAP
2 21 (2.13%) Google
3 15 (1.52%) New Relic
3 15 (1.52%) Oracle
4 12 (1.22%) SaltStack
5 8 (0.81%) Alterian
5 8 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (0.71%) Twitter
6 7 (0.71%) VMware
7 6 (0.61%) DoubleClick
7 6 (0.61%) Splunk
8 5 (0.51%) Microsoft
9 4 (0.41%) Adobe
9 4 (0.41%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.41%) Sophos
10 3 (0.30%) Tableau
10 3 (0.30%) Zend
11 2 (0.20%) Plumtree
12 1 (0.10%) Progress
12 1 (0.10%) Sybase