Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 479 475 622
Rank change year-on-year -4 +147 -40
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 997 1,039 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.59% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 1.50% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 835 918 735
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +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 70,959 69,222 79,283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.65% 39.36% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 59,575 59,830 68,028
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby on Rails in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 14 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 23 January 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 -37 917 £57,500 +4.55% 168
London -46 520 £62,500 - 116
UK excluding London +18 458 £50,000 +17.65% 64
South East -2 186 £47,500 +9.20% 18
North of England -12 75 £50,000 +17.65% 22
Scotland -11 54 £32,500 -27.78% 5
East of England +19 52 £50,000 -9.09% 3
South West +26 51 £65,000 +52.94% 5
North West -11 49 £50,000 +33.33% 15
Midlands +3 30 £33,750 -15.63% 4
West Midlands -19 30 £33,750 -15.63% 1
Yorkshire +4 22 £50,000 - 6
Wales - 10 £52,700 - 7
North East -20 4 £49,000 +8.89% 1

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 987 (99.00%) Ruby
2 608 (60.98%) JavaScript
3 522 (52.36%) Agile Software Development
4 454 (45.54%) HTML
5 413 (41.42%) CSS
6 301 (30.19%) TDD
7 229 (22.97%) MySQL
8 210 (21.06%) Java
9 209 (20.96%) SQL
10 204 (20.46%) Web Development
11 203 (20.36%) AngularJS
12 199 (19.96%) Git (software)
13 197 (19.76%) React
14 195 (19.56%) PostgreSQL
15 192 (19.26%) Python
16 180 (18.05%) PHP
17 177 (17.75%) Software Engineering
18 163 (16.35%) Amazon AWS
19 162 (16.25%) DevOps
20 157 (15.75%) User Experience
21 149 (14.94%) Node.js
22 147 (14.74%) BDD
23 141 (14.14%) Open Source
23 141 (14.14%) Scrum
24 138 (13.84%) Linux
25 135 (13.54%) jQuery
26 126 (12.64%) HTML5
27 118 (11.84%) CSS3
28 106 (10.63%) NoSQL
29 101 (10.13%) Django

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 55 (5.52%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (2.71%) Apache
3 24 (2.41%) nginx
4 23 (2.31%) WordPress
5 21 (2.11%) CMS
6 18 (1.81%) Apache Spark
7 11 (1.10%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.00%) Ethereum
9 8 (0.80%) Drupal
10 6 (0.60%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.50%) Hyperledger
12 4 (0.40%) ColdFusion
12 4 (0.40%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.20%) Content Management Server
13 2 (0.20%) IIS
13 2 (0.20%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.20%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.10%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.10%) Confluence
14 1 (0.10%) MTS
Applications
1 16 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
1 16 (1.60%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.40%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.30%) InDesign
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (0.80%) Distributed Ledger
2 6 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 163 (16.35%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (8.83%) GitHub
3 63 (6.32%) Heroku
4 46 (4.61%) SaaS
5 25 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 22 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 22 (2.21%) PaaS
8 17 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (1.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 12 (1.20%) AWS OpsWorks
10 10 (1.00%) Slack
11 8 (0.80%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.60%) Trello
14 4 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.40%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.40%) Serverless
15 3 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.71%) HTTP
2 25 (2.51%) Internet
3 14 (1.40%) SSL
4 12 (1.20%) Skype
5 5 (0.50%) SMS
6 3 (0.30%) Firewall
6 3 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.20%) Broadband
8 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (22.97%) MySQL
2 195 (19.56%) PostgreSQL
3 106 (10.63%) NoSQL
4 81 (8.12%) Redis
5 51 (5.12%) MongoDB
6 46 (4.61%) Big Data
7 36 (3.61%) Relational Database
8 34 (3.41%) Blockchain
9 26 (2.61%) SQL Server
10 22 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (1.91%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.40%) Geospatial Data
13 12 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 6 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
16 6 (0.60%) RDBMS
17 5 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 199 (19.96%) Git (software)
2 75 (7.52%) RSpec
3 32 (3.21%) Jenkins
4 30 (3.01%) Bitbucket
5 26 (2.61%) Selenium
6 24 (2.41%) Sublime Text
6 24 (2.41%) TextMate
7 21 (2.11%) webpack
8 18 (1.81%) JIRA
9 16 (1.60%) Subversion
10 11 (1.10%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.00%) GitLab
11 10 (1.00%) Jasmine
11 10 (1.00%) Mocha
12 9 (0.90%) gulp
12 9 (0.90%) WiX
13 8 (0.80%) CircleCI
13 8 (0.80%) RubyGems
13 8 (0.80%) WebDriver
14 7 (0.70%) Babel
General
1 97 (9.73%) Finance
2 57 (5.72%) Advertising
3 52 (5.22%) Games
4 44 (4.41%) Marketing
5 35 (3.51%) Retail
6 28 (2.81%) Banking
7 22 (2.21%) Law
8 21 (2.11%) Telecoms
9 19 (1.91%) Electronics
10 15 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (1.30%) Russian Language
12 9 (0.90%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.80%) Back Office
14 5 (0.50%) Billing
14 5 (0.50%) Publishing
15 4 (0.40%) Automotive
15 4 (0.40%) Legal
16 3 (0.30%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.10%) Dutch Language
17 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 767 (76.93%) Developer
2 294 (29.49%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 245 (24.57%) Ruby Developer
4 207 (20.76%) Senior Developer
5 118 (11.84%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 86 (8.63%) Full Stack Developer
7 66 (6.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 64 (6.42%) Software Engineer
9 63 (6.32%) Web Developer
10 60 (6.02%) Lead Developer
11 55 (5.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 44 (4.41%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
13 39 (3.91%) Junior
13 39 (3.91%) Software Developer
14 34 (3.41%) Junior Developer
15 33 (3.31%) Ruby Engineer
16 32 (3.21%) Applications Developer
17 31 (3.11%) Architect
18 29 (2.91%) Python Developer
18 29 (2.91%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 454 (45.54%) HTML
2 413 (41.42%) CSS
3 203 (20.36%) AngularJS
4 197 (19.76%) React
5 149 (14.94%) Node.js
6 135 (13.54%) jQuery
7 126 (12.64%) HTML5
8 118 (11.84%) CSS3
9 101 (10.13%) Django
10 85 (8.53%) .NET
10 85 (8.53%) Sass
11 80 (8.02%) REST
12 79 (7.92%) JSON
13 74 (7.42%) RESTful
14 64 (6.42%) XML
15 50 (5.02%) SOAP
16 43 (4.31%) Web Services
17 37 (3.71%) Symfony
18 36 (3.61%) Ajax
19 33 (3.31%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 157 (15.75%) User Experience
2 93 (9.33%) Fintech
3 92 (9.23%) Computer Science
4 89 (8.93%) Greenfield Project
5 65 (6.52%) Mobile App
6 34 (3.41%) Algorithms
7 23 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (2.21%) Social Media
9 19 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (1.81%) Blog
11 14 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
11 14 (1.40%) Smartphone
12 13 (1.30%) Data Centre
12 13 (1.30%) N-Tier
13 10 (1.00%) Bitcoin
13 10 (1.00%) NHS
14 9 (0.90%) Graphic Design
15 8 (0.80%) Data Structures
16 7 (0.70%) PlayStation
16 7 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 138 (13.84%) Linux
2 36 (3.61%) Apple iOS
3 27 (2.71%) Android
4 17 (1.71%) Ubuntu
5 10 (1.00%) Unix
6 5 (0.50%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.40%) Solaris
7 4 (0.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 522 (52.36%) Agile Software Development
2 301 (30.19%) TDD
3 204 (20.46%) Web Development
4 177 (17.75%) Software Engineering
5 162 (16.25%) DevOps
6 147 (14.74%) BDD
7 141 (14.14%) Open Source
7 141 (14.14%) Scrum
8 88 (8.83%) OO
9 86 (8.63%) OOP
10 85 (8.53%) Test Automation
11 83 (8.32%) Front End Development
12 82 (8.22%) MVC
13 80 (8.02%) E-Commerce
14 77 (7.72%) Microservices
15 76 (7.62%) Mentoring
16 61 (6.12%) SDLC
17 60 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
18 59 (5.92%) Machine Learning
19 50 (5.02%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 987 (99.00%) Ruby
2 608 (60.98%) JavaScript
3 210 (21.06%) Java
4 209 (20.96%) SQL
5 192 (19.26%) Python
6 180 (18.05%) PHP
7 73 (7.32%) Elixir
8 66 (6.62%) Go
9 43 (4.31%) C#
10 39 (3.91%) Scala
11 36 (3.61%) C
12 30 (3.01%) ES6
13 29 (2.91%) C++
14 23 (2.31%) R
15 20 (2.01%) Perl
16 19 (1.91%) CoffeeScript
17 18 (1.81%) Clojure
18 15 (1.50%) Apple Swift
18 15 (1.50%) Bash Shell
18 15 (1.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (7.32%) Degree
2 33 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (2.31%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.30%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.20%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.10%) ISEB
6 1 (0.10%) MBA
6 1 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.10%) PhD
6 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.91%) QA
2 16 (1.60%) GCP
3 10 (1.00%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 3 (0.30%) SLA
5 2 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.10%) GDPR
6 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (6.92%) Docker
2 9 (0.90%) vSphere
3 4 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 67 (6.72%) Ansible
2 33 (3.31%) Capistrano
3 27 (2.71%) Kubernetes
4 17 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.00%) Puppet
6 9 (0.90%) HAProxy
7 6 (0.60%) Terraform
8 1 (0.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (4.51%) Google
2 25 (2.51%) Microsoft
3 11 (1.10%) Oracle
4 9 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (0.90%) SAP
4 9 (0.90%) Twitter
5 7 (0.70%) Adobe
5 7 (0.70%) Zend
6 5 (0.50%) Capita
6 5 (0.50%) Dell
6 5 (0.50%) Facebook
6 5 (0.50%) Sophos
7 4 (0.40%) IBM
7 4 (0.40%) VMware
8 3 (0.30%) Ogone
8 3 (0.30%) PayPal
9 2 (0.20%) Openreach
9 2 (0.20%) Sun
10 1 (0.10%) Apple
10 1 (0.10%) HP