Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 597 488 478
Rank change year-on-year -109 -10 +154
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 645 1,027 1,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.57% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 1.43% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 573 876 1,028
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £84,950 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +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 62,954 71,903 72,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.47% 40.08% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 51,718 59,880 63,175
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 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 -90 594 £57,500 +4.55% 114
London -27 380 £65,000 +4.00% 63
UK excluding London -115 244 £50,000 +2.04% 58
South East -62 116 £47,500 - 15
Scotland -3 37 £53,750 +53.57% 7
North of England -8 36 £50,000 - 15
Yorkshire +43 26 £50,000 +5.26% 4
East of England -8 23 £50,000 - 6
South West -3 19 £53,750 -2.27% 7
Midlands -7 12 £40,566 +15.90% 8
West Midlands -15 10 £38,132 +17.33% 3
North West -10 9 £62,500 +25.00% 9
East Midlands +17 2 £61,250 +11.36% 5
North East -5 1 £32,000 -33.33% 2
Wales -11 1 £24,000 -54.46%

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 640 (99.22%) Ruby
2 370 (57.36%) JavaScript
3 296 (45.89%) Agile Software Development
4 201 (31.16%) HTML
5 193 (29.92%) CSS
6 158 (24.50%) TDD
6 158 (24.50%) Python
7 154 (23.88%) Git (software)
8 148 (22.95%) MySQL
9 147 (22.79%) Linux
10 139 (21.55%) Java
11 135 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
12 120 (18.60%) Software Engineering
13 116 (17.98%) PostgreSQL
14 115 (17.83%) SQL
14 115 (17.83%) React
15 104 (16.12%) RESTful
16 103 (15.97%) Docker
17 101 (15.66%) Redis
18 95 (14.73%) Open Source
19 94 (14.57%) AngularJS
20 89 (13.80%) Microservices
21 88 (13.64%) DevOps
21 88 (13.64%) Web Development
22 86 (13.33%) Fintech
23 79 (12.25%) Test Automation
23 79 (12.25%) MongoDB
24 78 (12.09%) Node.js
25 74 (11.47%) RabbitMQ
25 74 (11.47%) Degree

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 30 (4.65%) Apache
2 27 (4.19%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (2.95%) nginx
4 16 (2.48%) OpenStack
5 14 (2.17%) Apache Spark
6 11 (1.71%) WildFly
7 7 (1.09%) Confluence
8 5 (0.78%) CMS
8 5 (0.78%) WordPress
9 4 (0.62%) Joomla!
9 4 (0.62%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.47%) SAS
11 2 (0.31%) Drupal
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.16%) Ethereum
Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.16%) GIMP
1 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 135 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (8.06%) Heroku
3 42 (6.51%) GitHub
4 35 (5.43%) SaaS
5 32 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (2.02%) OpenShift
7 13 (2.02%) Slack
8 8 (1.24%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.24%) Datadog
9 7 (1.09%) Office 365
10 6 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.78%) Serverless
12 3 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.47%) AWS OpsWorks
12 3 (0.47%) Linode
12 3 (0.47%) PaaS
13 2 (0.31%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.79%) HTTP
2 9 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.93%) Internet
4 3 (0.47%) Skype
5 2 (0.31%) AMQP
5 2 (0.31%) SNMP
5 2 (0.31%) VoIP
6 1 (0.16%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.16%) DNS
6 1 (0.16%) Firewall
6 1 (0.16%) MQTT
6 1 (0.16%) SSL
6 1 (0.16%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (22.95%) MySQL
2 116 (17.98%) PostgreSQL
3 101 (15.66%) Redis
4 79 (12.25%) MongoDB
5 68 (10.54%) NoSQL
6 37 (5.74%) Relational Database
7 33 (5.12%) Big Data
8 24 (3.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 24 (3.72%) Blockchain
9 15 (2.33%) HBase
10 14 (2.17%) Neo4j
11 11 (1.71%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.55%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.40%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (1.40%) SQL Server
14 8 (1.24%) MariaDB
15 4 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
16 2 (0.31%) DB2
17 1 (0.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 1 (0.16%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 154 (23.88%) Git (software)
2 50 (7.75%) Jenkins
3 41 (6.36%) RSpec
4 22 (3.41%) Cucumber
5 17 (2.64%) Vagrant
6 16 (2.48%) JIRA
7 12 (1.86%) Subversion
8 11 (1.71%) IntelliJ
9 10 (1.55%) Selenium
10 9 (1.40%) CircleCI
11 8 (1.24%) Hudson
12 7 (1.09%) JUnit
13 6 (0.93%) Mocha
13 6 (0.93%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.93%) WiX
14 5 (0.78%) CasperJS
14 5 (0.78%) PhantomJS
15 4 (0.62%) git-flow
16 3 (0.47%) TeamCity
16 3 (0.47%) Travis CI
General
1 46 (7.13%) Finance
2 40 (6.20%) Games
3 29 (4.50%) Banking
4 20 (3.10%) Law
5 19 (2.95%) Retail
6 14 (2.17%) Marketing
7 8 (1.24%) Automotive
8 5 (0.78%) Back Office
8 5 (0.78%) Publishing
9 4 (0.62%) Advertising
10 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.31%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 480 (74.42%) Developer
2 183 (28.37%) Ruby Developer
3 155 (24.03%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 107 (16.59%) Senior Developer
5 83 (12.87%) Full Stack Developer
6 51 (7.91%) Software Developer
7 45 (6.98%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 44 (6.82%) Software Engineer
9 43 (6.67%) Senior Ruby Developer
10 37 (5.74%) Ruby Engineer
11 34 (5.27%) Python Developer
12 31 (4.81%) Backend Developer
12 31 (4.81%) Lead Developer
13 29 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
14 22 (3.41%) Senior Backend Developer
15 20 (3.10%) Test Engineer
16 19 (2.95%) Java Developer
17 18 (2.79%) Junior
18 17 (2.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 15 (2.33%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (31.16%) HTML
2 193 (29.92%) CSS
3 115 (17.83%) React
4 104 (16.12%) RESTful
5 94 (14.57%) AngularJS
6 78 (12.09%) Node.js
7 74 (11.47%) jQuery
7 74 (11.47%) RabbitMQ
8 51 (7.91%) REST
9 43 (6.67%) Vue.js
10 38 (5.89%) Django
10 38 (5.89%) HTML5
11 29 (4.50%) Kafka
12 26 (4.03%) Ember.js
13 25 (3.88%) JSON
13 25 (3.88%) Memcached
13 25 (3.88%) Sass
14 24 (3.72%) CSS3
14 24 (3.72%) Spring
15 21 (3.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.33%) Fintech
2 46 (7.13%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (5.89%) User Experience
4 37 (5.74%) Mobile App
5 19 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.02%) NHS
7 13 (2.02%) Social Network
8 11 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (1.24%) Tandem
10 7 (1.09%) Driving Licence
11 6 (0.93%) Photography
12 5 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
12 5 (0.78%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.62%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.62%) LIMS
13 4 (0.62%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.62%) Online Games
14 3 (0.47%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 147 (22.79%) Linux
2 38 (5.89%) Android
3 33 (5.12%) Unix
4 25 (3.88%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.95%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.24%) Mac OS
7 6 (0.93%) SmartOS
8 5 (0.78%) Windows
9 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) Debian
10 1 (0.16%) Solaris
10 1 (0.16%) SUSE
10 1 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (45.89%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (24.50%) TDD
3 120 (18.60%) Software Engineering
4 95 (14.73%) Open Source
5 89 (13.80%) Microservices
6 88 (13.64%) DevOps
6 88 (13.64%) Web Development
7 79 (12.25%) Test Automation
8 71 (11.01%) Computer Science
9 65 (10.08%) MVC
10 63 (9.77%) Scrum
11 60 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
12 57 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
13 55 (8.53%) BDD
13 55 (8.53%) Front End Development
14 47 (7.29%) OO
15 42 (6.51%) Refactoring
16 35 (5.43%) OOP
16 35 (5.43%) Pair Programming
16 35 (5.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 640 (99.22%) Ruby
2 370 (57.36%) JavaScript
3 158 (24.50%) Python
4 139 (21.55%) Java
5 115 (17.83%) SQL
6 69 (10.70%) PHP
7 61 (9.46%) Elixir
8 55 (8.53%) Go
9 46 (7.13%) Scala
10 44 (6.82%) ES6
11 40 (6.20%) C#
11 40 (6.20%) C++
12 30 (4.65%) C
13 15 (2.33%) Bash Shell
14 14 (2.17%) Groovy
15 8 (1.24%) CoffeeScript
16 7 (1.09%) Erlang
16 7 (1.09%) Perl
17 4 (0.62%) Apple Swift
17 4 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 74 (11.47%) Degree
2 39 (6.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.78%) PhD
5 4 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.47%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.12%) QA
2 7 (1.09%) SLA
3 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.31%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (0.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 103 (15.97%) Docker
2 11 (1.71%) HDFS
2 11 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.24%) NFS
4 6 (0.93%) vSphere
5 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 64 (9.92%) Kubernetes
2 40 (6.20%) Ansible
3 34 (5.27%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (5.27%) Puppet
4 15 (2.33%) HAProxy
5 9 (1.40%) ZABBIX
6 8 (1.24%) Grafana
7 3 (0.47%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.47%) Graphite
8 2 (0.31%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.31%) Kibana
8 2 (0.31%) Salt
8 2 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.16%) cPanel
Vendors
1 19 (2.95%) Google
2 12 (1.86%) VMware
3 4 (0.62%) Apple
3 4 (0.62%) Microsoft
3 4 (0.62%) Oracle
4 3 (0.47%) Adobe
4 3 (0.47%) Cloudera
4 3 (0.47%) Splunk
5 2 (0.31%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.31%) Twitter
6 1 (0.16%) F5
6 1 (0.16%) GUPTA
6 1 (0.16%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.16%) RedGate
6 1 (0.16%) Sencha