Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 447 535 583
Rank change year-on-year +88 +48 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 639 377 667
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.64% 0.45% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% 1.12% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 350 285 574
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £87,188 £78,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +14.00% -

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 41,182 33,519 54,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.16% 39.70% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 28,851 27,752 45,321
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,322 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.40% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 12 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Ruby on Rails in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 17 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 12 June 2021. 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 +121 600 £67,500 +8.00% 96
London +120 393 £70,000 -1.75% 59
Work from Home -8 284 £70,000 +7.69% 27
UK excluding London -12 226 £60,000 +5.26% 39
South East +34 103 £67,500 +17.39% 14
North of England -11 50 £50,000 +3.09% 6
North West -9 24 £60,000 +20.00% 4
South West -66 23 £73,000 +26.96% 9
Midlands -28 21 £42,500 -10.53% 4
Yorkshire -23 20 £37,500 -22.68% 2
Scotland -52 18 £57,500 +43.75% 2
West Midlands -19 14 £42,500 -5.56% 3
East Midlands -24 7 £70,000 +47.37% 1
North East -12 6 £50,000 +42.86%
East of England -14 6 £56,250 +2.27% 4
Northern Ireland -18 3 £72,500 +81.25%
Wales - 2 £57,750 -

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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.

1 639 (100.00%) Ruby
2 276 (43.19%) JavaScript
3 268 (41.94%) Software Engineering
4 242 (37.87%) Agile Software Development
5 220 (34.43%) AWS
6 202 (31.61%) React
7 191 (29.89%) PostgreSQL
8 184 (28.79%) DevOps
9 180 (28.17%) Docker
10 167 (26.13%) Kubernetes
11 158 (24.73%) Finance
12 127 (19.87%) Node.js
13 125 (19.56%) CSS
14 117 (18.31%) Python
15 115 (18.00%) TDD
16 102 (15.96%) Microservices
17 100 (15.65%) Git (software)
18 98 (15.34%) Terraform
19 96 (15.02%) Heroku
19 96 (15.02%) Scrum
20 94 (14.71%) TypeScript
21 91 (14.24%) AngularJS
22 90 (14.08%) SQL
23 89 (13.93%) Social Skills
24 87 (13.62%) Mentoring
25 84 (13.15%) Coaching
26 80 (12.52%) HTML
27 78 (12.21%) Vue.js
28 75 (11.74%) SaaS
29 73 (11.42%) OOP

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 31 (4.85%) Cloud Foundry
2 25 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.41%) Confluence
3 9 (1.41%) WordPress
4 8 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.47%) CMS
6 2 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.31%) Apache
6 2 (0.31%) Drupal
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (1.25%) SOLIDWORKS
2 7 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.78%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.78%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 11 (1.72%) Shopify
2 10 (1.56%) Magento
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 220 (34.43%) AWS
2 96 (15.02%) Heroku
3 75 (11.74%) SaaS
4 70 (10.95%) Azure
5 63 (9.86%) GitHub
6 57 (8.92%) Amazon S3
7 56 (8.76%) Serverless
8 54 (8.45%) Amazon EC2
9 48 (7.51%) Amazon ECS
9 48 (7.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 47 (7.36%) PaaS
11 40 (6.26%) IaaS
12 37 (5.79%) AWS Lambda
13 31 (4.85%) Amazon SQS
13 31 (4.85%) CloudFront
13 31 (4.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 23 (3.60%) GCP
15 12 (1.88%) Stripe
16 11 (1.72%) Amazon EKS
16 11 (1.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.41%) Firewall
2 8 (1.25%) IPv4
2 8 (1.25%) LAN
2 8 (1.25%) WAN
3 5 (0.78%) SMS
4 4 (0.63%) HTTP
4 4 (0.63%) Internet
5 2 (0.31%) Skype
6 1 (0.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (29.89%) PostgreSQL
2 69 (10.80%) MySQL
3 45 (7.04%) NoSQL
4 42 (6.57%) Redis
5 39 (6.10%) Relational Database
6 38 (5.95%) Amazon RDS
7 35 (5.48%) MongoDB
8 20 (3.13%) RDBMS
9 19 (2.97%) SQL Server
10 13 (2.03%) Big Data
11 5 (0.78%) Amazon Aurora
11 5 (0.78%) NewSQL
12 4 (0.63%) Power BI
12 4 (0.63%) Tableau
13 2 (0.31%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.16%) Amazon QuickSight
14 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.16%) Blockchain
14 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 100 (15.65%) Git (software)
2 66 (10.33%) RSpec
3 30 (4.69%) webpack
4 28 (4.38%) Jenkins
5 24 (3.76%) CircleCI
6 23 (3.60%) GitLab
7 16 (2.50%) Cypress.io
8 14 (2.19%) minitest
9 10 (1.56%) JIRA
10 9 (1.41%) Vagrant
11 8 (1.25%) Mocha
12 7 (1.10%) Capybara
12 7 (1.10%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.94%) Babel
13 6 (0.94%) Storybook
13 6 (0.94%) Subversion
14 4 (0.63%) Pivotal Tracker
15 3 (0.47%) JUnit
15 3 (0.47%) TeamCity
16 2 (0.31%) Selenium
General
1 158 (24.73%) Finance
2 89 (13.93%) Social Skills
3 51 (7.98%) Public Sector
4 49 (7.67%) Retail
5 48 (7.51%) Marketing
6 45 (7.04%) Legal
7 42 (6.57%) Local Government
8 31 (4.85%) Presentation Skills
9 27 (4.23%) Banking
10 21 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (2.97%) Organisational Skills
12 13 (2.03%) Games
13 7 (1.10%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.94%) Electronics
14 6 (0.94%) Telecoms
15 4 (0.63%) Billing
16 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 350 (54.77%) Developer
2 186 (29.11%) Ruby Developer
3 142 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 120 (18.78%) Senior Developer
5 103 (16.12%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 74 (11.58%) Senior Software Engineer
7 73 (11.42%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 45 (7.04%) Full Stack Developer
9 36 (5.63%) Ruby Engineer
10 31 (4.85%) Software Developer
11 30 (4.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 30 (4.69%) Lead Developer
12 25 (3.91%) Lead Software Engineer
13 19 (2.97%) Backend Developer
14 18 (2.82%) React Developer
14 18 (2.82%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
15 15 (2.35%) Web Developer
16 13 (2.03%) DevOps Engineer
17 12 (1.88%) Digital Developer
18 11 (1.72%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (31.61%) React
2 127 (19.87%) Node.js
3 125 (19.56%) CSS
4 91 (14.24%) AngularJS
5 80 (12.52%) HTML
6 78 (12.21%) Vue.js
7 46 (7.20%) .NET
8 42 (6.57%) .NET Core
9 40 (6.26%) Django
9 40 (6.26%) Redux
10 39 (6.10%) Sinatra
11 38 (5.95%) Web Services
12 36 (5.63%) Sass
13 34 (5.32%) Kafka
14 33 (5.16%) GraphQL
14 33 (5.16%) RESTful
15 32 (5.01%) Angular 2
16 29 (4.54%) jQuery
17 27 (4.23%) React Native
18 25 (3.91%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.45%) User Experience
2 49 (7.67%) Virtual Team
3 34 (5.32%) Algorithms
4 31 (4.85%) Blog
5 30 (4.69%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (2.19%) FMCG
8 12 (1.88%) Cloud Native
9 11 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (1.41%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.25%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.25%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.10%) Social Media
13 5 (0.78%) Video\Live Streaming
14 4 (0.63%) iPhone
14 4 (0.63%) NHS
15 1 (0.16%) Animation
15 1 (0.16%) Life Science
15 1 (0.16%) LIMS
15 1 (0.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (9.08%) Linux
2 31 (4.85%) Unix
3 17 (2.66%) Windows
4 16 (2.50%) Android
5 15 (2.35%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.25%) tvOS
7 1 (0.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (41.94%) Software Engineering
2 242 (37.87%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (28.79%) DevOps
4 115 (18.00%) TDD
5 102 (15.96%) Microservices
6 96 (15.02%) Scrum
7 87 (13.62%) Mentoring
8 84 (13.15%) Coaching
9 73 (11.42%) OOP
10 69 (10.80%) Open Source
10 69 (10.80%) Technology Roadmap
11 67 (10.49%) Test Automation
12 63 (9.86%) IT Strategy
13 60 (9.39%) Problem-Solving
14 59 (9.23%) Computer Science
15 57 (8.92%) OO
16 56 (8.76%) Pair Programming
17 55 (8.61%) Front End Development
18 51 (7.98%) Kanban
19 50 (7.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 639 (100.00%) Ruby
2 276 (43.19%) JavaScript
3 117 (18.31%) Python
4 94 (14.71%) TypeScript
5 90 (14.08%) SQL
6 68 (10.64%) PHP
7 63 (9.86%) ES6
8 58 (9.08%) C#
8 58 (9.08%) Java
9 46 (7.20%) Go
10 29 (4.54%) C
11 22 (3.44%) Elixir
12 20 (3.13%) Elm
13 10 (1.56%) C++
14 9 (1.41%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.41%) Perl
14 9 (1.41%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.25%) VB
15 8 (1.25%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 69 (10.80%) Degree
2 49 (7.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.16%) PhD
4 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.38%) QA
2 6 (0.94%) Accessibility
3 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.31%) SOC 2
System Software
1 180 (28.17%) Docker
2 8 (1.25%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 167 (26.13%) Kubernetes
2 98 (15.34%) Terraform
3 16 (2.50%) Ansible
4 10 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.41%) Puppet
6 8 (1.25%) Kustomize
6 8 (1.25%) Prometheus
6 8 (1.25%) SCCM
7 1 (0.16%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 1 (0.16%) Bugsnag
7 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 47 (7.36%) Google
2 21 (3.29%) SAP
3 15 (2.35%) Oracle
4 14 (2.19%) Bloomberg
4 14 (2.19%) DocuSign
4 14 (2.19%) Reuters
4 14 (2.19%) Wallstreet Suite
5 8 (1.25%) Alibaba
5 8 (1.25%) IBM
6 7 (1.10%) Adobe
6 7 (1.10%) TOWER Software
7 6 (0.94%) Instagram
7 6 (0.94%) Roku
7 6 (0.94%) Samsung
8 5 (0.78%) Optimizely
9 4 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.47%) GoCardless
10 3 (0.47%) IFS
10 3 (0.47%) Mercator
11 1 (0.16%) Rollbar