Period
to 26 April 2018

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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 523 459 571
Rank change year-on-year -64 +112 +4
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 894 1,025 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.60% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 1.49% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 752 892 884
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,575 £30,550
90th Percentile £82,375 £76,175 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 72,381 68,580 78,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.94% 40.35% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 61,054 58,679 68,044
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,400 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +4.47% +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 26 April 2018.

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 26 April 2018. 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 -78 820 £60,000 +14.29% 125
London -25 494 £65,000 +8.33% 80
UK excluding London -108 367 £50,000 +17.65% 48
South East -47 160 £50,000 +17.65% 19
North of England 0 82 £50,000 +13.64% 8
North West -18 50 £50,000 +13.64% 7
South West +7 40 £70,000 +64.71% 4
Scotland -46 40 £42,500 -5.56% 1
East of England -46 27 £57,500 +4.55% 8
Yorkshire +6 26 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Midlands -66 8 £36,500 -8.75% 6
Wales - 8 £50,000 - 2
North East - 6 £44,000 -
East Midlands -12 4 £42,250 -6.11% 3
West Midlands -47 4 £33,250 -16.88% 3
Northern Ireland +5 2 £52,500 +44.83%

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, 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.

1 892 (99.78%) Ruby
2 561 (62.75%) JavaScript
3 429 (47.99%) Agile Software Development
4 414 (46.31%) HTML
5 371 (41.50%) CSS
6 296 (33.11%) TDD
7 223 (24.94%) React
8 218 (24.38%) Git (software)
9 207 (23.15%) PostgreSQL
10 205 (22.93%) MySQL
11 195 (21.81%) SQL
12 186 (20.81%) Python
13 181 (20.25%) Java
14 174 (19.46%) Amazon AWS
14 174 (19.46%) AngularJS
15 163 (18.23%) DevOps
15 163 (18.23%) Software Engineering
16 161 (18.01%) Node.js
17 157 (17.56%) Linux
18 155 (17.34%) Web Development
19 141 (15.77%) PHP
20 130 (14.54%) Finance
21 123 (13.76%) Open Source
22 121 (13.53%) NoSQL
22 121 (13.53%) Redis
23 120 (13.42%) User Experience
24 118 (13.20%) HTML5
25 116 (12.98%) BDD
26 115 (12.86%) jQuery
27 109 (12.19%) Fintech

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 50 (5.59%) Elasticsearch
2 38 (4.25%) nginx
3 23 (2.57%) Ethereum
4 21 (2.35%) Hyperledger
5 18 (2.01%) Apache
6 13 (1.45%) CMS
7 7 (0.78%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.67%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.67%) WordPress
9 4 (0.45%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.22%) Confluence
11 2 (0.22%) Drupal
12 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.11%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.11%) MTS
Applications
1 7 (0.78%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.34%) InDesign
3 2 (0.22%) Blender
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.23%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 174 (19.46%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (10.51%) GitHub
3 70 (7.83%) Heroku
4 47 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 45 (5.03%) Cloud Computing
6 32 (3.58%) SaaS
7 19 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 15 (1.68%) Slack
9 14 (1.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 13 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (1.45%) Trello
11 12 (1.34%) AWS OpsWorks
12 9 (1.01%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.89%) PaaS
14 6 (0.67%) npm
15 5 (0.56%) CloudFront
15 5 (0.56%) OpenShift
16 4 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (0.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.47%) HTTP
2 22 (2.46%) Internet
3 17 (1.90%) SSL
4 12 (1.34%) Skype
5 8 (0.89%) SMS
6 6 (0.67%) Broadband
7 5 (0.56%) Firewall
8 4 (0.45%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.34%) AMQP
10 2 (0.22%) SSH
11 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.11%) LAN
11 1 (0.11%) VLAN
11 1 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (23.15%) PostgreSQL
2 205 (22.93%) MySQL
3 121 (13.53%) NoSQL
3 121 (13.53%) Redis
4 67 (7.49%) MongoDB
5 61 (6.82%) Blockchain
6 39 (4.36%) Relational Database
7 36 (4.03%) Big Data
8 19 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (2.13%) SQL Server
9 18 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (1.68%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.12%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.45%) RethinkDB
15 3 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.34%) MariaDB
15 3 (0.34%) Neo4j
16 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 218 (24.38%) Git (software)
2 76 (8.50%) RSpec
3 62 (6.94%) Jenkins
4 22 (2.46%) webpack
5 21 (2.35%) CircleCI
5 21 (2.35%) Sublime Text
5 21 (2.35%) TextMate
5 21 (2.35%) WiX
6 16 (1.79%) Selenium
7 15 (1.68%) JIRA
8 14 (1.57%) git-flow
9 13 (1.45%) Cucumber
10 12 (1.34%) Bitbucket
10 12 (1.34%) Jasmine
11 11 (1.23%) Mocha
12 10 (1.12%) Babel
12 10 (1.12%) Travis CI
13 9 (1.01%) GitLab
14 8 (0.89%) gulp
15 7 (0.78%) PhantomJS
General
1 130 (14.54%) Finance
2 63 (7.05%) Advertising
3 43 (4.81%) Marketing
4 38 (4.25%) Banking
5 35 (3.91%) Law
5 35 (3.91%) Telecoms
6 31 (3.47%) Games
7 28 (3.13%) Retail
8 16 (1.79%) Electronics
8 16 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.68%) Russian Language
10 12 (1.34%) Back Office
11 5 (0.56%) Billing
11 5 (0.56%) Legal
12 4 (0.45%) Automotive
13 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.34%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.22%) Local Government
14 2 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 700 (78.30%) Developer
2 253 (28.30%) Ruby Developer
3 245 (27.40%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 192 (21.48%) Senior Developer
5 123 (13.76%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 96 (10.74%) Full Stack Developer
7 53 (5.93%) Software Developer
8 52 (5.82%) Software Engineer
9 51 (5.70%) Python Developer
10 40 (4.47%) Lead Developer
11 39 (4.36%) JavaScript Developer
12 34 (3.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 34 (3.80%) Web Developer
13 32 (3.58%) React Developer
14 31 (3.47%) Blockchain Developer
14 31 (3.47%) Junior
15 30 (3.36%) Junior Developer
15 30 (3.36%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
16 24 (2.68%) Senior Software Engineer
17 23 (2.57%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 414 (46.31%) HTML
2 371 (41.50%) CSS
3 223 (24.94%) React
4 174 (19.46%) AngularJS
5 161 (18.01%) Node.js
6 118 (13.20%) HTML5
7 115 (12.86%) jQuery
8 95 (10.63%) CSS3
9 78 (8.72%) REST
10 77 (8.61%) RESTful
11 71 (7.94%) Sass
12 60 (6.71%) Django
13 57 (6.38%) .NET
14 54 (6.04%) JSON
15 41 (4.59%) SOAP
16 40 (4.47%) Web Services
17 39 (4.36%) XML
18 37 (4.14%) Ajax
19 36 (4.03%) RabbitMQ
19 36 (4.03%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 120 (13.42%) User Experience
2 109 (12.19%) Fintech
3 87 (9.73%) Computer Science
4 86 (9.62%) Greenfield Project
5 77 (8.61%) Mobile App
6 36 (4.03%) Linux Command Line
7 35 (3.91%) Bitcoin
8 23 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
9 22 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (1.79%) Social Media
12 14 (1.57%) Data Centre
12 14 (1.57%) N-Tier
13 13 (1.45%) Smartphone
14 9 (1.01%) NHS
15 6 (0.67%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.67%) Public Cloud
16 5 (0.56%) Blog
17 3 (0.34%) Online Banking
17 3 (0.34%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 157 (17.56%) Linux
2 26 (2.91%) Ubuntu
3 18 (2.01%) Apple iOS
4 16 (1.79%) Android
5 12 (1.34%) Unix
6 6 (0.67%) Windows
7 3 (0.34%) CentOS
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (47.99%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (33.11%) TDD
3 163 (18.23%) DevOps
3 163 (18.23%) Software Engineering
4 155 (17.34%) Web Development
5 123 (13.76%) Open Source
6 116 (12.98%) BDD
7 103 (11.52%) Scrum
8 93 (10.40%) OO
9 76 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
9 76 (8.50%) MVC
10 73 (8.17%) Microservices
11 72 (8.05%) Test Automation
12 69 (7.72%) Machine Learning
13 68 (7.61%) Front End Development
14 67 (7.49%) OOP
15 64 (7.16%) Artificial Intelligence
16 59 (6.60%) Mentoring
17 55 (6.15%) E-Commerce
18 47 (5.26%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 892 (99.78%) Ruby
2 561 (62.75%) JavaScript
3 195 (21.81%) SQL
4 186 (20.81%) Python
5 181 (20.25%) Java
6 141 (15.77%) PHP
7 66 (7.38%) Elixir
8 58 (6.49%) Go
9 55 (6.15%) C#
10 44 (4.92%) C
11 41 (4.59%) C++
12 33 (3.69%) ES6
13 32 (3.58%) CoffeeScript
14 29 (3.24%) Bash Shell
15 25 (2.80%) TypeScript
16 22 (2.46%) Scala
16 22 (2.46%) Solidity
17 18 (2.01%) Clojure
18 16 (1.79%) Perl
19 15 (1.68%) ES7
Qualifications
1 67 (7.49%) Degree
2 26 (2.91%) Master's Degree
3 23 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.56%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.11%) ISEB
6 1 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.24%) QA
2 15 (1.68%) GCP
3 12 (1.34%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 5 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.34%) SLA
6 1 (0.11%) GDPR
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 104 (11.63%) Docker
2 21 (2.35%) vSphere
3 5 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.22%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 102 (11.41%) Ansible
2 51 (5.70%) Kubernetes
3 27 (3.02%) Capistrano
4 24 (2.68%) HAProxy
5 23 (2.57%) Puppet
6 15 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.56%) Kibana
7 5 (0.56%) Terraform
8 4 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.22%) Salt
10 1 (0.11%) Grafana
10 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.11%) logstash
10 1 (0.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (4.70%) Google
2 23 (2.57%) Microsoft
3 17 (1.90%) SAP
4 8 (0.89%) Capita
4 8 (0.89%) Oracle
5 7 (0.78%) VMware
6 6 (0.67%) IBM
6 6 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (0.67%) Twitter
6 6 (0.67%) Zend
7 3 (0.34%) Adobe
7 3 (0.34%) New Relic
7 3 (0.34%) Ogone
7 3 (0.34%) PayPal
7 3 (0.34%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.22%) Apple
8 2 (0.22%) Facebook
8 2 (0.22%) Openreach
8 2 (0.22%) Rollbar
9 1 (0.11%) MuleSoft