Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 500 466 619
Rank change year-on-year -34 +153 -33
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 984 1153 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.62% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.36% 1.58% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 854 1028 765
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +21.05% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% -

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 72189 72861 83089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.16% 38.95% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 60006 63236 71019
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -35 925 £55,000 -4.35% 76
UK excluding London +87 494 £47,500 +6.74% 26
London -111 481 £62,500 - 51
South East +24 198 £47,500 +0.53% 9
North of England -15 69 £50,000 +30.72% 10
Midlands +38 63 £35,000 -6.67%
East of England +30 63 £50,000 -23.08% 2
West Midlands +29 57 £30,000 -20.00%
South West +51 49 £55,000 +15.79% 4
North West -17 43 £50,000 +38.89% 8
Scotland +1 37 £33,750 -18.18% 1
Yorkshire -1 24 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Wales - 15 £52,700 -
East Midlands +31 6 £55,000 +46.67%
North East -9 2 £49,000 +3.16% 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 969 (98.48%) Ruby
2 622 (63.21%) JavaScript
3 520 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
4 468 (47.56%) HTML
5 436 (44.31%) CSS
6 322 (32.72%) TDD
7 215 (21.85%) SQL
8 205 (20.83%) Java
9 204 (20.73%) MySQL
9 204 (20.73%) AngularJS
10 194 (19.72%) PHP
10 194 (19.72%) Web Development
11 189 (19.21%) Git (software)
12 178 (18.09%) BDD
13 175 (17.78%) React
14 173 (17.58%) Python
15 164 (16.67%) Scrum
16 162 (16.46%) Software Engineering
17 152 (15.45%) PostgreSQL
17 152 (15.45%) Linux
18 148 (15.04%) Node.js
19 143 (14.53%) DevOps
20 140 (14.23%) User Experience
21 139 (14.13%) jQuery
22 128 (13.01%) Open Source
23 124 (12.60%) CSS3
24 120 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
25 118 (11.99%) HTML5
26 109 (11.08%) Django
27 99 (10.06%) 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 36 (3.66%) Apache
2 34 (3.46%) WordPress
3 31 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (2.74%) Apache Spark
5 22 (2.24%) CMS
6 19 (1.93%) nginx
7 13 (1.32%) Drupal
7 13 (1.32%) SharePoint
8 9 (0.91%) Ethereum
9 4 (0.41%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.41%) ColdFusion
9 4 (0.41%) Hyperledger
9 4 (0.41%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.41%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.30%) Confluence
11 2 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.20%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.20%) Content Management Server
11 2 (0.20%) Mule
11 2 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (2.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 22 (2.24%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.41%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (0.61%) Magento
1 6 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
1 6 (0.61%) Revive Adserver
2 4 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 120 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (7.52%) GitHub
3 60 (6.10%) SaaS
4 42 (4.27%) Heroku
5 35 (3.56%) PaaS
6 25 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.91%) Slack
11 5 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 5 (0.51%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.51%) Trello
12 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.20%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.20%) G Suite
13 2 (0.20%) Route 53
14 1 (0.10%) Basecamp
14 1 (0.10%) Engine Yard
14 1 (0.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.74%) Internet
2 24 (2.44%) HTTP
3 12 (1.22%) Skype
4 11 (1.12%) SSL
5 4 (0.41%) SMS
6 3 (0.30%) LDAP
7 1 (0.10%) Network Security
7 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (20.73%) MySQL
2 152 (15.45%) PostgreSQL
3 97 (9.86%) NoSQL
4 55 (5.59%) Redis
5 45 (4.57%) Blockchain
6 43 (4.37%) Big Data
7 41 (4.17%) MongoDB
8 29 (2.95%) Relational Database
9 28 (2.85%) Hadoop
10 23 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (2.03%) Geospatial Data
12 18 (1.83%) SQL Server
13 17 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.41%) BigQuery
14 4 (0.41%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.41%) Riak
15 3 (0.30%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 189 (19.21%) Git (software)
2 66 (6.71%) RSpec
3 37 (3.76%) Bitbucket
4 29 (2.95%) Jenkins
5 27 (2.74%) webpack
6 24 (2.44%) gulp
6 24 (2.44%) Selenium
7 23 (2.34%) Cucumber
7 23 (2.34%) JIRA
8 20 (2.03%) Sublime Text
8 20 (2.03%) TextMate
9 19 (1.93%) Subversion
10 14 (1.42%) Mocha
11 13 (1.32%) GitLab
12 12 (1.22%) PostCSS
12 12 (1.22%) RubyGems
13 10 (1.02%) Grunt
13 10 (1.02%) Jasmine
13 10 (1.02%) WebDriver
14 8 (0.81%) JMeter
General
1 96 (9.76%) Finance
2 60 (6.10%) Marketing
3 49 (4.98%) Telecoms
4 47 (4.78%) Games
5 43 (4.37%) Retail
6 41 (4.17%) Electronics
7 25 (2.54%) Manufacturing
8 21 (2.13%) Banking
9 20 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
10 18 (1.83%) Advertising
11 11 (1.12%) Law
12 9 (0.91%) Billing
13 6 (0.61%) Russian Language
14 5 (0.51%) Back Office
14 5 (0.51%) Publishing
15 4 (0.41%) Legal
16 3 (0.30%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.10%) Local Government
17 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
17 1 (0.10%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 776 (78.86%) Developer
2 309 (31.40%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 212 (21.54%) Ruby Developer
4 180 (18.29%) Senior Developer
5 98 (9.96%) Full Stack Developer
6 97 (9.86%) JavaScript Developer
7 90 (9.15%) Senior Ruby Developer
8 81 (8.23%) Web Developer
9 77 (7.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 69 (7.01%) Software Engineer
11 54 (5.49%) Lead Developer
12 47 (4.78%) HTML Developer
13 46 (4.67%) Junior
14 43 (4.37%) HTML CSS Developer
15 41 (4.17%) Software Developer
16 40 (4.07%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
17 38 (3.86%) Junior Developer
18 35 (3.56%) Ruby Engineer
19 33 (3.35%) PHP Developer
20 29 (2.95%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (47.56%) HTML
2 436 (44.31%) CSS
3 204 (20.73%) AngularJS
4 175 (17.78%) React
5 148 (15.04%) Node.js
6 139 (14.13%) jQuery
7 124 (12.60%) CSS3
8 118 (11.99%) HTML5
9 109 (11.08%) Django
10 86 (8.74%) .NET
10 86 (8.74%) Sass
11 79 (8.03%) RESTful
12 73 (7.42%) JSON
13 70 (7.11%) REST
14 59 (6.00%) XML
15 48 (4.88%) SOAP
15 48 (4.88%) Web Services
16 42 (4.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 40 (4.07%) Ajax
18 31 (3.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 140 (14.23%) User Experience
2 88 (8.94%) Fintech
3 86 (8.74%) Greenfield Project
4 78 (7.93%) Computer Science
5 65 (6.61%) Mobile App
6 39 (3.96%) Algorithms
7 22 (2.24%) Social Media
8 20 (2.03%) Blog
9 18 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (1.63%) Graphic Design
11 11 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (1.02%) iPad
13 8 (0.81%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.81%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.71%) Bitcoin
14 7 (0.71%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.71%) NHS
14 7 (0.71%) PlayStation
14 7 (0.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 152 (15.45%) Linux
2 51 (5.18%) Apple iOS
3 43 (4.37%) Android
4 18 (1.83%) Mac OS X
5 9 (0.91%) Ubuntu
5 9 (0.91%) Unix
6 7 (0.71%) Windows
7 6 (0.61%) Solaris
8 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (32.72%) TDD
3 194 (19.72%) Web Development
4 178 (18.09%) BDD
5 164 (16.67%) Scrum
6 162 (16.46%) Software Engineering
7 143 (14.53%) DevOps
8 128 (13.01%) Open Source
9 99 (10.06%) Front End Development
10 84 (8.54%) MVC
10 84 (8.54%) Test Automation
11 77 (7.83%) Microservices
12 76 (7.72%) SDLC
13 74 (7.52%) Mentoring
14 69 (7.01%) E-Commerce
14 69 (7.01%) OO
15 63 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
15 63 (6.40%) OOP
16 52 (5.28%) Coaching
16 52 (5.28%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 969 (98.48%) Ruby
2 622 (63.21%) JavaScript
3 215 (21.85%) SQL
4 205 (20.83%) Java
5 194 (19.72%) PHP
6 173 (17.58%) Python
7 76 (7.72%) Elixir
8 73 (7.42%) Go
9 53 (5.39%) Scala
10 30 (3.05%) C#
10 30 (3.05%) R
11 29 (2.95%) C
12 22 (2.24%) CoffeeScript
13 21 (2.13%) C++
14 20 (2.03%) VB.NET
15 17 (1.73%) ES6
16 16 (1.63%) Perl
17 15 (1.52%) Apple Swift
18 14 (1.42%) VB
18 14 (1.42%) VB6
Qualifications
1 63 (6.40%) Degree
2 38 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.32%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.10%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.10%) MBA
5 1 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.10%) PhD
5 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.13%) QA
2 13 (1.32%) GCP
3 5 (0.51%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.30%) SLA
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (4.57%) Docker
2 5 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (3.25%) Ansible
2 30 (3.05%) Capistrano
3 23 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (2.03%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.61%) Puppet
6 2 (0.20%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (4.47%) Google
2 25 (2.54%) SAP
3 19 (1.93%) Microsoft
4 9 (0.91%) Oracle
4 9 (0.91%) Twitter
5 7 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (0.61%) Adobe
6 6 (0.61%) DoubleClick
6 6 (0.61%) Sophos
7 5 (0.51%) Dell
7 5 (0.51%) ServiceNow
7 5 (0.51%) VMware
8 4 (0.41%) Facebook
9 2 (0.20%) Alterian
9 2 (0.20%) Capita
9 2 (0.20%) Sun
9 2 (0.20%) Zend
10 1 (0.10%) IBM
10 1 (0.10%) Plumtree
10 1 (0.10%) Progress