Period
to 18 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 511 454 590
Rank change year-on-year -57 +136 -40
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 928 1203 964
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% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 824 1080 840
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £29,020 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £73,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +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 70110 74466 82596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.14% 38.85% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 58031 64578 70646
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.56%
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 18 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 18 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 -41 875 £52,700 -8.35% 119
London -125 458 £60,000 -4.00% 86
UK excluding London +81 456 £47,500 +11.76% 35
South East +25 173 £46,250 +2.78% 11
Midlands +77 86 £32,500 -16.67% 5
West Midlands +55 73 £30,000 -23.08% 5
East of England +43 58 £50,000 -23.08% 2
North of England -34 51 £50,000 +28.21% 11
South West +49 45 £55,000 +100.00% 4
Scotland +5 31 £35,000 -17.65% 2
North West -32 31 £50,000 +35.14% 7
Yorkshire +8 19 £37,500 -25.00% 3
East Midlands +62 13 £50,000 +21.21%
Wales - 12 £50,000 -
North East +8 1 £25,000 -47.37% 1

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 913 (98.38%) Ruby
2 607 (65.41%) JavaScript
3 461 (49.68%) Agile Software Development
4 460 (49.57%) HTML
5 428 (46.12%) CSS
6 296 (31.90%) TDD
7 205 (22.09%) AngularJS
8 201 (21.66%) SQL
9 198 (21.34%) MySQL
10 189 (20.37%) Java
11 186 (20.04%) Web Development
12 181 (19.50%) PHP
12 181 (19.50%) Git (software)
13 165 (17.78%) Python
14 159 (17.13%) Linux
15 157 (16.92%) Scrum
16 156 (16.81%) React
17 151 (16.27%) BDD
18 144 (15.52%) jQuery
19 137 (14.76%) HTML5
19 137 (14.76%) PostgreSQL
20 134 (14.44%) DevOps
21 133 (14.33%) CSS3
22 132 (14.22%) Node.js
23 129 (13.90%) Software Engineering
24 120 (12.93%) User Experience
25 117 (12.61%) Open Source
26 112 (12.07%) Django
27 105 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
28 102 (10.99%) 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 43 (4.63%) WordPress
2 40 (4.31%) Apache
3 33 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (2.48%) nginx
5 20 (2.16%) Apache Spark
6 19 (2.05%) CMS
7 14 (1.51%) Drupal
8 7 (0.75%) 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 36 (3.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 31 (3.34%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.43%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (0.75%) Magento
2 6 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.65%) Revive Adserver
3 4 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 105 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (7.76%) GitHub
3 51 (5.50%) SaaS
4 33 (3.56%) Heroku
5 31 (3.34%) PaaS
6 23 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (2.16%) 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%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.45%) Internet
2 25 (2.69%) 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
1 198 (21.34%) MySQL
2 137 (14.76%) PostgreSQL
3 71 (7.65%) NoSQL
4 53 (5.71%) Blockchain
5 41 (4.42%) Redis
6 38 (4.09%) 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 (2.26%) 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
1 181 (19.50%) Git (software)
2 60 (6.47%) RSpec
3 34 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 32 (3.45%) Bitbucket
5 27 (2.91%) Cucumber
6 25 (2.69%) gulp
7 24 (2.59%) JIRA
7 24 (2.59%) Subversion
8 20 (2.16%) Mocha
8 20 (2.16%) Selenium
9 16 (1.72%) 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 (9.16%) Finance
2 66 (7.11%) Marketing
3 54 (5.82%) Telecoms
4 50 (5.39%) Electronics
5 45 (4.85%) Retail
6 39 (4.20%) Games
7 27 (2.91%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.62%) 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
1 748 (80.60%) Developer
2 294 (31.68%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 189 (20.37%) Ruby Developer
4 152 (16.38%) Senior Developer
5 103 (11.10%) Full Stack Developer
5 103 (11.10%) JavaScript Developer
6 89 (9.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 83 (8.94%) Web Developer
8 65 (7.00%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 60 (6.47%) Software Engineer
10 59 (6.36%) Junior
11 58 (6.25%) HTML Developer
12 55 (5.93%) HTML CSS Developer
13 51 (5.50%) Junior Developer
14 42 (4.53%) Lead Developer
15 40 (4.31%) Blockchain Developer
16 33 (3.56%) .NET Developer
17 32 (3.45%) Ruby Engineer
17 32 (3.45%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
18 31 (3.34%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (49.57%) HTML
2 428 (46.12%) CSS
3 205 (22.09%) AngularJS
4 156 (16.81%) React
5 144 (15.52%) jQuery
6 137 (14.76%) HTML5
7 133 (14.33%) CSS3
8 132 (14.22%) Node.js
9 112 (12.07%) Django
10 87 (9.38%) Sass
11 80 (8.62%) .NET
12 74 (7.97%) REST
13 72 (7.76%) RESTful
14 68 (7.33%) JSON
15 52 (5.60%) XML
16 51 (5.50%) Web Services
17 46 (4.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 43 (4.63%) SOAP
19 39 (4.20%) Ajax
20 37 (3.99%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 120 (12.93%) User Experience
2 85 (9.16%) Fintech
3 74 (7.97%) Computer Science
3 74 (7.97%) Greenfield Project
4 49 (5.28%) Mobile App
5 37 (3.99%) Algorithms
6 26 (2.80%) Social Media
7 24 (2.59%) Graphic Design
8 18 (1.94%) Blog
8 18 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (1.19%) iPad
12 7 (0.75%) PlayStation
12 7 (0.75%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.75%) Streaming Media
13 6 (0.65%) Life Science
14 5 (0.54%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.43%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 159 (17.13%) Linux
2 54 (5.82%) Apple iOS
3 49 (5.28%) Android
4 28 (3.02%) Mac OS X
5 10 (1.08%) Solaris
5 10 (1.08%) Ubuntu
5 10 (1.08%) Unix
6 9 (0.97%) Windows
7 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (49.68%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (31.90%) TDD
3 186 (20.04%) Web Development
4 157 (16.92%) Scrum
5 151 (16.27%) BDD
6 134 (14.44%) DevOps
7 129 (13.90%) Software Engineering
8 117 (12.61%) Open Source
9 102 (10.99%) Front End Development
10 85 (9.16%) MVC
11 75 (8.08%) Test Automation
12 74 (7.97%) E-Commerce
13 72 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
14 71 (7.65%) Microservices
15 69 (7.44%) Mentoring
16 67 (7.22%) OO
17 64 (6.90%) SDLC
18 52 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
19 47 (5.06%) Machine Learning
20 41 (4.42%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 913 (98.38%) Ruby
2 607 (65.41%) JavaScript
3 201 (21.66%) SQL
4 189 (20.37%) Java
5 181 (19.50%) PHP
6 165 (17.78%) Python
7 81 (8.73%) Elixir
8 64 (6.90%) Go
9 54 (5.82%) Scala
10 35 (3.77%) CoffeeScript
11 34 (3.66%) C#
12 31 (3.34%) C
13 23 (2.48%) R
13 23 (2.48%) VB.NET
14 22 (2.37%) VB
14 22 (2.37%) VB6
15 19 (2.05%) C++
16 15 (1.62%) Perl
17 12 (1.29%) Apple Swift
17 12 (1.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 64 (6.90%) Degree
2 49 (5.28%) 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%) AWS 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 45 (4.85%) Docker
2 7 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (3.56%) Capistrano
2 31 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.94%) Ansible
4 16 (1.72%) Puppet
5 10 (1.08%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.22%) Kibana
6 2 (0.22%) Salt
7 1 (0.11%) logstash
7 1 (0.11%) Mesos
7 1 (0.11%) Nagios
7 1 (0.11%) rkt
7 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (3.13%) Google
2 27 (2.91%) SAP
3 10 (1.08%) Microsoft
3 10 (1.08%) Twitter
4 9 (0.97%) Oracle
5 7 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (0.75%) VMware
6 6 (0.65%) Adobe
6 6 (0.65%) DoubleClick
6 6 (0.65%) Sophos
7 5 (0.54%) Dell
7 5 (0.54%) ServiceNow
8 4 (0.43%) Facebook
9 3 (0.32%) Zend
10 2 (0.22%) Alterian
10 2 (0.22%) New Relic
10 2 (0.22%) Plumtree
10 2 (0.22%) Splunk
10 2 (0.22%) Sun
10 2 (0.22%) Tableau