Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 480 465 622
Rank change year-on-year -15 +157 -47
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 1032 1152 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.62% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.43% 1.59% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 879 1027 742
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 72301 72633 81312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.14% 39.07% 37.98%
Number of salaries quoted 60212 62893 69795
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -25 962 £55,000 - 80
UK excluding London +78 510 £49,000 +8.89% 26
London -99 509 £62,500 - 56
South East +39 208 £47,500 - 10
North of England -23 71 £50,000 +17.65% 6
East of England +36 67 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Midlands +34 54 £35,000 -12.50% 2
South West +32 51 £55,000 +15.79% 3
West Midlands +21 50 £32,500 -18.75%
North West -27 46 £50,000 +38.89% 3
Scotland +19 44 £35,000 -17.65% 2
Yorkshire +7 22 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Wales - 15 £52,700 -
East Midlands +31 4 £55,000 - 2
North East -5 3 £48,000 +1.05% 1

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 1018 (98.64%) Ruby
2 652 (63.18%) JavaScript
3 545 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
4 484 (46.90%) HTML
5 449 (43.51%) CSS
6 331 (32.07%) TDD
7 227 (22.00%) MySQL
8 226 (21.90%) SQL
8 226 (21.90%) AngularJS
9 208 (20.16%) Web Development
10 205 (19.86%) Java
11 203 (19.67%) Git (software)
12 192 (18.60%) React
13 187 (18.12%) PHP
14 185 (17.93%) Python
15 180 (17.44%) PostgreSQL
16 178 (17.25%) Software Engineering
17 176 (17.05%) BDD
18 160 (15.50%) Scrum
19 158 (15.31%) Node.js
19 158 (15.31%) DevOps
20 153 (14.83%) User Experience
21 152 (14.73%) Amazon AWS
21 152 (14.73%) Linux
22 146 (14.15%) jQuery
23 137 (13.28%) Open Source
24 131 (12.69%) CSS3
25 129 (12.50%) HTML5
26 110 (10.66%) Django
27 109 (10.56%) NoSQL

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 40 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (3.29%) Apache
3 30 (2.91%) WordPress
4 27 (2.62%) Apache Spark
5 23 (2.23%) CMS
6 19 (1.84%) nginx
7 13 (1.26%) SharePoint
8 11 (1.07%) Ethereum
9 9 (0.87%) Drupal
10 5 (0.48%) Hyperledger
10 5 (0.48%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.39%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.39%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.19%) Confluence
12 2 (0.19%) Content Management Server
12 2 (0.19%) IIS
12 2 (0.19%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.19%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.097%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.097%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 21 (2.03%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.39%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.097%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.58%) Revive Adserver
3 3 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 152 (14.73%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (8.72%) GitHub
3 56 (5.43%) SaaS
4 53 (5.14%) Heroku
5 32 (3.10%) PaaS
6 26 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 20 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.97%) Slack
10 9 (0.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 9 (0.87%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.87%) AWS OpsWorks
11 6 (0.58%) CloudFront
11 6 (0.58%) Trello
12 4 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.39%) Route 53
12 4 (0.39%) Serverless
13 3 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.52%) Internet
2 24 (2.33%) HTTP
3 15 (1.45%) SSL
4 12 (1.16%) Skype
5 6 (0.58%) SMS
6 3 (0.29%) LDAP
6 3 (0.29%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.097%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (22.00%) MySQL
2 180 (17.44%) PostgreSQL
3 109 (10.56%) NoSQL
4 68 (6.59%) Redis
5 46 (4.46%) MongoDB
6 44 (4.26%) Blockchain
7 42 (4.07%) Big Data
8 36 (3.49%) Relational Database
9 28 (2.71%) Hadoop
10 22 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (2.03%) SQL Server
12 19 (1.84%) Geospatial Data
13 16 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
17 4 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
17 4 (0.39%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 203 (19.67%) Git (software)
2 81 (7.85%) RSpec
3 39 (3.78%) Bitbucket
4 29 (2.81%) Selenium
5 27 (2.62%) webpack
6 24 (2.33%) Jenkins
7 23 (2.23%) Sublime Text
7 23 (2.23%) TextMate
8 22 (2.13%) JIRA
9 21 (2.03%) Cucumber
10 17 (1.65%) gulp
11 15 (1.45%) Mocha
11 15 (1.45%) Subversion
12 11 (1.07%) GitLab
12 11 (1.07%) RubyGems
13 10 (0.97%) Jasmine
13 10 (0.97%) WebDriver
14 9 (0.87%) PostCSS
15 8 (0.78%) Babel
16 7 (0.68%) Hudson
General
1 99 (9.59%) Finance
2 59 (5.72%) Games
3 56 (5.43%) Marketing
4 43 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 41 (3.97%) Retail
6 35 (3.39%) Electronics
7 27 (2.62%) Banking
8 25 (2.42%) Advertising
9 21 (2.03%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 16 (1.55%) Law
12 9 (0.87%) Russian Language
13 8 (0.78%) Back Office
14 7 (0.68%) Billing
15 5 (0.48%) Publishing
16 4 (0.39%) Automotive
16 4 (0.39%) Legal
17 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
18 1 (0.097%) Local Government
18 1 (0.097%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 801 (77.62%) Developer
2 317 (30.72%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 225 (21.80%) Ruby Developer
4 200 (19.38%) Senior Developer
5 109 (10.56%) Full Stack Developer
6 103 (9.98%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 87 (8.43%) JavaScript Developer
8 83 (8.04%) Web Developer
9 72 (6.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 69 (6.69%) Software Engineer
11 58 (5.62%) Lead Developer
12 44 (4.26%) Junior
13 41 (3.97%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
14 39 (3.78%) HTML Developer
15 37 (3.59%) HTML CSS Developer
15 37 (3.59%) Junior Developer
16 36 (3.49%) Software Developer
17 34 (3.29%) Applications Developer
18 33 (3.20%) Ruby Engineer
19 31 (3.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 484 (46.90%) HTML
2 449 (43.51%) CSS
3 226 (21.90%) AngularJS
4 192 (18.60%) React
5 158 (15.31%) Node.js
6 146 (14.15%) jQuery
7 131 (12.69%) CSS3
8 129 (12.50%) HTML5
9 110 (10.66%) Django
10 99 (9.59%) .NET
10 99 (9.59%) Sass
11 81 (7.85%) RESTful
12 73 (7.07%) JSON
13 72 (6.98%) REST
14 62 (6.01%) XML
15 52 (5.04%) Web Services
16 50 (4.84%) SOAP
17 40 (3.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 38 (3.68%) Ajax
19 35 (3.39%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 153 (14.83%) User Experience
2 93 (9.01%) Fintech
3 89 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
4 85 (8.24%) Computer Science
5 66 (6.40%) Mobile App
6 38 (3.68%) Algorithms
7 23 (2.23%) Social Media
8 22 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (1.94%) Blog
9 20 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.36%) Graphic Design
10 14 (1.36%) Smartphone
11 13 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (0.97%) Bitcoin
12 10 (0.97%) iPad
13 9 (0.87%) Data Centre
13 9 (0.87%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.78%) NHS
14 8 (0.78%) PlayStation
15 7 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 152 (14.73%) Linux
2 46 (4.46%) Apple iOS
3 36 (3.49%) Android
4 15 (1.45%) Mac OS X
5 11 (1.07%) Ubuntu
6 9 (0.87%) Unix
7 5 (0.48%) Solaris
7 5 (0.48%) Windows
8 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 545 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (32.07%) TDD
3 208 (20.16%) Web Development
4 178 (17.25%) Software Engineering
5 176 (17.05%) BDD
6 160 (15.50%) Scrum
7 158 (15.31%) DevOps
8 137 (13.28%) Open Source
9 101 (9.79%) Front End Development
10 93 (9.01%) Test Automation
11 84 (8.14%) MVC
12 81 (7.85%) E-Commerce
13 78 (7.56%) Mentoring
14 76 (7.36%) Microservices
15 75 (7.27%) SDLC
16 74 (7.17%) OOP
17 71 (6.88%) OO
18 60 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
19 54 (5.23%) Coaching
19 54 (5.23%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1018 (98.64%) Ruby
2 652 (63.18%) JavaScript
3 226 (21.90%) SQL
4 205 (19.86%) Java
5 187 (18.12%) PHP
6 185 (17.93%) Python
7 81 (7.85%) Elixir
8 74 (7.17%) Go
9 49 (4.75%) Scala
10 37 (3.59%) C#
11 31 (3.00%) C
12 30 (2.91%) R
13 26 (2.52%) C++
14 24 (2.33%) Clojure
15 21 (2.03%) CoffeeScript
15 21 (2.03%) ES6
16 19 (1.84%) VB.NET
17 16 (1.55%) Apple Swift
17 16 (1.55%) Bash Shell
18 15 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (6.10%) Degree
2 36 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.55%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.097%) ISEB
5 1 (0.097%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.097%) MBA
5 1 (0.097%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.097%) PhD
5 1 (0.097%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.097%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.52%) QA
2 15 (1.45%) GCP
3 7 (0.68%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.29%) SLA
5 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (5.43%) Docker
2 5 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.29%) vSphere
4 1 (0.097%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 49 (4.75%) Ansible
2 36 (3.49%) Capistrano
3 24 (2.33%) Kubernetes
4 23 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.68%) Puppet
6 3 (0.29%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.19%) Terraform
8 1 (0.097%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (4.17%) Google
2 21 (2.03%) SAP
3 20 (1.94%) Microsoft
4 12 (1.16%) Oracle
5 10 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (0.87%) Twitter
7 6 (0.58%) Adobe
7 6 (0.58%) DoubleClick
7 6 (0.58%) Sophos
8 5 (0.48%) Capita
8 5 (0.48%) Dell
8 5 (0.48%) ServiceNow
8 5 (0.48%) VMware
9 4 (0.39%) Facebook
10 3 (0.29%) Ogone
10 3 (0.29%) PayPal
11 2 (0.19%) Openreach
11 2 (0.19%) Sun
12 1 (0.097%) HP
12 1 (0.097%) Sybase