Period
to 15 July 2020

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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 491 565 593
Rank change year-on-year +74 +28 -92
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 342 659 755
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.45% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 1.19% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 331 685 780
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +12.94%

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 30,108 55,242 70,938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.21% 37.85% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24,880 45,521 59,097
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ruby on Rails.

Salary trend for Ruby on Rails in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ruby on Rails over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Ruby on Rails in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 16 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 15 July 2020. 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 +72 307 £62,500 +4.17% 48
London +103 164 £75,000 +15.38% 20
UK excluding London +75 159 £52,500 +5.00% 29
Work from Home -24 61 £65,000 - 13
South East +51 51 £57,250 +14.50% 9
South West +135 36 £57,500 -30.30% 7
North of England +93 29 £47,500 +15.15% 10
Scotland +76 26 £40,000 -33.33% 1
North West +73 17 £48,750 +30.00% 5
Midlands +102 8 £47,500 +24.57% 1
Yorkshire +90 8 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East of England +41 8 £45,000 -30.77% 1
East Midlands +81 7 £47,500 +5.56%
North East +28 4 £35,000 -35.19% 3
West Midlands +76 1 £45,000 +18.01% 1
Northern Ireland +21 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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.

1 342 (100.00%) Ruby
2 224 (65.50%) JavaScript
3 130 (38.01%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (32.16%) React
5 107 (31.29%) HTML
6 106 (30.99%) CSS
7 100 (29.24%) Docker
8 95 (27.78%) TDD
9 92 (26.90%) Python
10 84 (24.56%) Software Engineering
11 83 (24.27%) Java
12 80 (23.39%) Node.js
13 72 (21.05%) AWS
14 65 (19.01%) Git (software)
15 63 (18.42%) Open Source
16 62 (18.13%) PostgreSQL
17 61 (17.84%) PHP
18 59 (17.25%) RESTful
19 54 (15.79%) MySQL
20 53 (15.50%) .NET
21 51 (14.91%) AngularJS
22 48 (14.04%) Finance
23 46 (13.45%) Linux
24 44 (12.87%) MongoDB
25 43 (12.57%) RSpec
25 43 (12.57%) C#
26 42 (12.28%) Go
27 41 (11.99%) DevOps
28 40 (11.70%) Microservices
29 39 (11.40%) Sass

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 26 (7.60%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.34%) OpenStack
3 7 (2.05%) Apache
3 7 (2.05%) nginx
4 4 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (0.88%) CMS
5 3 (0.88%) SilverStripe
5 3 (0.88%) WordPress
6 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.29%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 72 (21.05%) AWS
2 27 (7.89%) Azure
3 24 (7.02%) Heroku
4 22 (6.43%) GitHub
5 17 (4.97%) GCP
6 15 (4.39%) SaaS
7 11 (3.22%) Serverless
8 9 (2.63%) PaaS
9 8 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (2.05%) Amazon S3
11 5 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.46%) Google Analytics
12 4 (1.17%) Slack
13 2 (0.58%) Amazon ECS
13 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.29%) G Suite
14 1 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.17%) AMQP
2 3 (0.88%) Skype
2 3 (0.88%) SSL
3 2 (0.58%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.29%) ATM
4 1 (0.29%) HTTP
4 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (18.13%) PostgreSQL
2 54 (15.79%) MySQL
3 44 (12.87%) MongoDB
4 36 (10.53%) Redis
5 23 (6.73%) Relational Database
6 18 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.17%) Big Data
7 4 (1.17%) SQL Server
8 3 (0.88%) DB2
9 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.29%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.29%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 65 (19.01%) Git (software)
2 43 (12.57%) RSpec
3 18 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.63%) PostCSS
5 8 (2.34%) Capybara
5 8 (2.34%) GitLab
5 8 (2.34%) minitest
5 8 (2.34%) Selenium
6 7 (2.05%) CircleCI
7 5 (1.46%) Cypress.io
7 5 (1.46%) Subversion
8 4 (1.17%) webpack
9 3 (0.88%) JIRA
9 3 (0.88%) RuboCop
10 2 (0.58%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.58%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.58%) Maven
10 2 (0.58%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.58%) PhantomJS
11 1 (0.29%) Grunt
General
1 48 (14.04%) Finance
2 18 (5.26%) Legal
3 15 (4.39%) Retail
4 14 (4.09%) Games
5 13 (3.80%) Marketing
6 7 (2.05%) Public Sector
6 7 (2.05%) Publishing
7 5 (1.46%) Billing
8 4 (1.17%) German Language
9 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Law
9 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 224 (65.50%) Developer
2 79 (23.10%) Ruby Developer
3 58 (16.96%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 57 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 50 (14.62%) Full Stack Developer
6 39 (11.40%) Software Engineer
7 26 (7.60%) Ruby Engineer
8 22 (6.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 19 (5.56%) Senior Ruby Developer
10 18 (5.26%) Backend Developer
10 18 (5.26%) React Developer
11 17 (4.97%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 14 (4.09%) Digital Developer
12 14 (4.09%) Software Developer
13 13 (3.80%) Junior
14 12 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
15 11 (3.22%) JavaScript Developer
15 11 (3.22%) Junior Developer
16 10 (2.92%) Clojure Developer
16 10 (2.92%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (32.16%) React
2 107 (31.29%) HTML
3 106 (30.99%) CSS
4 80 (23.39%) Node.js
5 59 (17.25%) RESTful
6 53 (15.50%) .NET
7 51 (14.91%) AngularJS
8 39 (11.40%) Sass
9 38 (11.11%) HTML5
10 30 (8.77%) Redux
11 28 (8.19%) CSS3
11 28 (8.19%) REST
12 27 (7.89%) jQuery
13 26 (7.60%) React Native
14 23 (6.73%) Kafka
15 22 (6.43%) .NET Framework
15 22 (6.43%) Vue.js
16 15 (4.39%) Apache Cordova
16 15 (4.39%) PhoneGap
17 14 (4.09%) NativeScript
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.31%) User Experience
2 22 (6.43%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (1.46%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.17%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.58%) Smart Energy
7 1 (0.29%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.29%) NHS
7 1 (0.29%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.29%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.29%) Social Media
7 1 (0.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.45%) Linux
2 16 (4.68%) Android
3 13 (3.80%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.17%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.17%) Unix
5 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.88%) CentOS
5 3 (0.88%) Windows
5 3 (0.88%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (38.01%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (27.78%) TDD
3 84 (24.56%) Software Engineering
4 63 (18.42%) Open Source
5 41 (11.99%) DevOps
6 40 (11.70%) Microservices
7 35 (10.23%) OO
8 32 (9.36%) MVC
9 31 (9.06%) Scrum
10 29 (8.48%) BDD
10 29 (8.48%) Test Automation
11 28 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (7.89%) Fintech
12 27 (7.89%) Pair Programming
13 26 (7.60%) OOP
14 23 (6.73%) Front End Development
14 23 (6.73%) Problem-Solving
15 20 (5.85%) Web Development
16 19 (5.56%) Mentoring
17 16 (4.68%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 342 (100.00%) Ruby
2 224 (65.50%) JavaScript
3 92 (26.90%) Python
4 83 (24.27%) Java
5 61 (17.84%) PHP
6 43 (12.57%) C#
7 42 (12.28%) Go
8 37 (10.82%) Scala
9 19 (5.56%) ES6
9 19 (5.56%) Kotlin
10 18 (5.26%) SQL
11 16 (4.68%) Clojure
11 16 (4.68%) Elixir
12 14 (4.09%) Objective-C
13 11 (3.22%) TypeScript
14 7 (2.05%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.88%) R
16 2 (0.58%) Elm
16 2 (0.58%) Groovy
16 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (3.51%) Degree
2 9 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.58%) PhD
5 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.22%) QA
2 5 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 100 (29.24%) Docker
2 4 (1.17%) vCloud
3 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (11.40%) Kubernetes
2 29 (8.48%) Terraform
3 14 (4.09%) Ansible
4 4 (1.17%) Mesos
5 2 (0.58%) Consul
5 2 (0.58%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (0.58%) Nessus
5 2 (0.58%) Nmap
5 2 (0.58%) OpenView
5 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.29%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (2.63%) New Relic
2 8 (2.34%) Oracle
3 6 (1.75%) Apple
3 6 (1.75%) Google
4 5 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.46%) VMware
5 3 (0.88%) GoCardless
5 3 (0.88%) Rollbar
5 3 (0.88%) SendGrid
6 2 (0.58%) Blue Prism
6 2 (0.58%) Facebook
6 2 (0.58%) HP
6 2 (0.58%) Kofax
6 2 (0.58%) Splunk
6 2 (0.58%) UiPath
6 2 (0.58%) Zend
7 1 (0.29%) InterSystems
7 1 (0.29%) Mapbox
7 1 (0.29%) Sage
7 1 (0.29%) Sencha