Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 494 499 607
Rank change year-on-year +5 +108 -7
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 998 990 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.57% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 1.43% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 826 869 776
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £30,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,750 £73,125
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 72,076 69,006 80,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.78% 39.49% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 60,739 59,463 69,315
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,500 £76,250 £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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -16 918 £60,000 +14.29% 152
London -6 535 £65,000 +8.33% 103
UK excluding London -13 436 £50,000 +17.65% 54
South East -18 174 £50,000 +16.28% 18
North of England -16 82 £50,000 +17.65% 18
South West +32 56 £65,000 +52.94% 5
North West -27 51 £50,000 +33.33% 9
Scotland -23 47 £32,500 -35.00% 3
East of England +4 45 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Yorkshire +12 25 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Midlands -7 22 £35,500 -11.25% 2
West Midlands -12 22 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Wales - 10 £52,700 - 2
North East -14 6 £44,000 -2.22%

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 989 (99.10%) Ruby
2 593 (59.42%) JavaScript
3 516 (51.70%) Agile Software Development
4 437 (43.79%) HTML
5 404 (40.48%) CSS
6 294 (29.46%) TDD
7 216 (21.64%) MySQL
8 211 (21.14%) PostgreSQL
9 210 (21.04%) Java
10 209 (20.94%) React
11 208 (20.84%) SQL
12 201 (20.14%) Python
13 196 (19.64%) Git (software)
14 193 (19.34%) AngularJS
15 181 (18.14%) Software Engineering
15 181 (18.14%) Web Development
16 173 (17.33%) PHP
17 165 (16.53%) Amazon AWS
18 163 (16.33%) DevOps
19 160 (16.03%) Node.js
20 148 (14.83%) User Experience
21 142 (14.23%) Linux
21 142 (14.23%) Scrum
22 138 (13.83%) Open Source
23 133 (13.33%) BDD
24 125 (12.53%) jQuery
25 120 (12.02%) HTML5
26 115 (11.52%) CSS3
27 111 (11.12%) NoSQL
27 111 (11.12%) Finance

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 54 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (3.01%) nginx
3 27 (2.71%) Apache
4 19 (1.90%) WordPress
5 17 (1.70%) CMS
6 16 (1.60%) Ethereum
7 15 (1.50%) Apache Spark
8 11 (1.10%) Hyperledger
9 10 (1.00%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.70%) Drupal
11 6 (0.60%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.40%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.20%) Confluence
13 2 (0.20%) Joomla!
14 1 (0.10%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.10%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.10%) Content Management Server
14 1 (0.10%) MTS
14 1 (0.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (1.00%) Photoshop
2 9 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.40%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.30%) InDesign
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (1.10%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 165 (16.53%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (9.12%) GitHub
3 69 (6.91%) Heroku
4 40 (4.01%) SaaS
5 32 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 19 (1.90%) PaaS
9 16 (1.60%) Slack
10 15 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (1.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 12 (1.20%) AWS OpsWorks
13 11 (1.10%) Trello
14 9 (0.90%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
16 5 (0.50%) CloudFront
17 4 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
17 4 (0.40%) Serverless
18 3 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.81%) HTTP
2 24 (2.40%) Internet
3 16 (1.60%) SSL
4 13 (1.30%) Skype
5 6 (0.60%) SMS
6 5 (0.50%) Broadband
6 5 (0.50%) Firewall
7 4 (0.40%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (21.64%) MySQL
2 211 (21.14%) PostgreSQL
3 111 (11.12%) NoSQL
4 97 (9.72%) Redis
5 51 (5.11%) MongoDB
6 49 (4.91%) Big Data
7 37 (3.71%) Blockchain
8 32 (3.21%) Relational Database
9 23 (2.30%) SQL Server
10 22 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (1.80%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.10%) Geospatial Data
13 11 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
15 7 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (0.70%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 196 (19.64%) Git (software)
2 71 (7.11%) RSpec
3 45 (4.51%) Jenkins
4 26 (2.61%) Bitbucket
5 23 (2.30%) Selenium
5 23 (2.30%) Sublime Text
5 23 (2.30%) TextMate
6 18 (1.80%) webpack
7 17 (1.70%) JIRA
8 14 (1.40%) CircleCI
8 14 (1.40%) WiX
9 13 (1.30%) Subversion
10 12 (1.20%) GitLab
11 10 (1.00%) Mocha
12 9 (0.90%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.80%) Babel
13 8 (0.80%) Jasmine
14 7 (0.70%) Xcode
15 6 (0.60%) PhantomJS
15 6 (0.60%) RubyGems
General
1 111 (11.12%) Finance
2 61 (6.11%) Advertising
3 48 (4.81%) Marketing
4 47 (4.71%) Games
5 39 (3.91%) Retail
6 31 (3.11%) Banking
7 28 (2.81%) Law
8 24 (2.40%) Telecoms
9 21 (2.10%) Electronics
10 15 (1.50%) Russian Language
11 13 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (1.20%) Manufacturing
13 11 (1.10%) Back Office
14 6 (0.60%) Legal
15 5 (0.50%) Publishing
16 4 (0.40%) Automotive
16 4 (0.40%) Billing
17 3 (0.30%) Retail Banking
18 1 (0.10%) Dutch Language
18 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 765 (76.65%) Developer
2 281 (28.16%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 261 (26.15%) Ruby Developer
4 204 (20.44%) Senior Developer
5 122 (12.22%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 90 (9.02%) Full Stack Developer
7 62 (6.21%) Software Engineer
8 55 (5.51%) Lead Developer
9 51 (5.11%) JavaScript Developer
10 48 (4.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 47 (4.71%) Web Developer
12 46 (4.61%) Software Developer
13 42 (4.21%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
14 34 (3.41%) Python Developer
14 34 (3.41%) Ruby Engineer
15 33 (3.31%) Junior
16 32 (3.21%) Applications Developer
17 31 (3.11%) Architect
17 31 (3.11%) React Developer
18 30 (3.01%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 437 (43.79%) HTML
2 404 (40.48%) CSS
3 209 (20.94%) React
4 193 (19.34%) AngularJS
5 160 (16.03%) Node.js
6 125 (12.53%) jQuery
7 120 (12.02%) HTML5
8 115 (11.52%) CSS3
9 87 (8.72%) Django
10 83 (8.32%) .NET
11 81 (8.12%) REST
11 81 (8.12%) Sass
12 76 (7.62%) RESTful
13 74 (7.41%) JSON
14 58 (5.81%) XML
15 48 (4.81%) SOAP
16 47 (4.71%) Web Services
17 39 (3.91%) LESS
18 37 (3.71%) Sinatra
18 37 (3.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 148 (14.83%) User Experience
2 102 (10.22%) Fintech
3 94 (9.42%) Computer Science
4 89 (8.92%) Greenfield Project
5 75 (7.52%) Mobile App
6 24 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (2.30%) Algorithms
8 21 (2.10%) Social Media
9 20 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
10 18 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (1.80%) Bitcoin
11 17 (1.70%) Data Centre
11 17 (1.70%) N-Tier
12 15 (1.50%) Blog
13 14 (1.40%) Smartphone
14 10 (1.00%) NHS
15 7 (0.70%) PlayStation
15 7 (0.70%) Virtual Team
16 6 (0.60%) Data Structures
17 5 (0.50%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 142 (14.23%) Linux
2 38 (3.81%) Apple iOS
3 30 (3.01%) Android
4 22 (2.20%) Ubuntu
5 11 (1.10%) Unix
6 6 (0.60%) Windows
7 4 (0.40%) Solaris
8 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 516 (51.70%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (29.46%) TDD
3 181 (18.14%) Software Engineering
3 181 (18.14%) Web Development
4 163 (16.33%) DevOps
5 142 (14.23%) Scrum
6 138 (13.83%) Open Source
7 133 (13.33%) BDD
8 93 (9.32%) OO
9 89 (8.92%) OOP
9 89 (8.92%) Test Automation
10 86 (8.62%) Microservices
11 82 (8.22%) MVC
12 79 (7.92%) Front End Development
13 78 (7.82%) E-Commerce
14 73 (7.31%) Mentoring
15 67 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
16 65 (6.51%) Machine Learning
17 50 (5.01%) SDLC
18 48 (4.81%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 989 (99.10%) Ruby
2 593 (59.42%) JavaScript
3 210 (21.04%) Java
4 208 (20.84%) SQL
5 201 (20.14%) Python
6 173 (17.33%) PHP
7 72 (7.21%) Elixir
8 71 (7.11%) Go
9 45 (4.51%) C#
10 44 (4.41%) C
11 33 (3.31%) Scala
12 32 (3.21%) C++
13 28 (2.81%) ES6
14 23 (2.30%) R
15 22 (2.20%) Perl
16 21 (2.10%) CoffeeScript
17 19 (1.90%) Bash Shell
18 16 (1.60%) Clojure
19 15 (1.50%) Apple Swift
19 15 (1.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 79 (7.92%) Degree
2 29 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (2.81%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.20%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.20%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.10%) ISEB
5 1 (0.10%) MBA
5 1 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.21%) QA
2 17 (1.70%) GCP
3 11 (1.10%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 5 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.30%) SLA
6 1 (0.10%) GDPR
6 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 85 (8.52%) Docker
2 14 (1.40%) vSphere
3 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.20%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 88 (8.82%) Ansible
2 38 (3.81%) Capistrano
3 36 (3.61%) Kubernetes
4 19 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (1.60%) HAProxy
6 14 (1.40%) Puppet
7 6 (0.60%) Terraform
8 4 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (5.21%) Google
2 28 (2.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (1.20%) SAP
4 8 (0.80%) Oracle
4 8 (0.80%) Twitter
5 7 (0.70%) IBM
6 6 (0.60%) Capita
6 6 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (0.60%) Zend
7 5 (0.50%) Adobe
7 5 (0.50%) Dell
7 5 (0.50%) Facebook
8 3 (0.30%) Ogone
8 3 (0.30%) PayPal
8 3 (0.30%) VMware
9 2 (0.20%) Apple
9 2 (0.20%) HP
9 2 (0.20%) Openreach
9 2 (0.20%) Sophos
9 2 (0.20%) Sun