Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 485 462 543
Rank change year-on-year -23 +81 -34
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 973 1243 1062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.63% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.36% 1.63% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 872 1125 910
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Ruby on Rails is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 71321 76425 82669
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.52% 38.78% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 59279 66362 70509
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -31 925 £52,500 -4.55% 84
UK excluding London +103 494 £45,000 +5.88% 38
London -97 465 £60,000 - 51
South East +44 187 £45,000 - 11
Midlands +76 101 £38,750 -1.90%
West Midlands +43 79 £30,000 -23.08%
North of England -41 78 £45,000 +5.88% 13
East of England +34 60 £50,000 -23.08% 4
North West -45 42 £45,000 +15.38% 5
Yorkshire +25 35 £45,000 -10.00% 6
South West +27 30 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Scotland +14 30 £37,500 -18.92% 5
East Midlands +46 22 £50,000 +17.65%
Wales +24 8 £36,375 +45.50%
North East +6 1 £25,000 -40.48% 2

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 964 (99.08%) Ruby
2 622 (63.93%) JavaScript
3 474 (48.72%) HTML
4 443 (45.53%) CSS
5 431 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
6 314 (32.27%) TDD
7 221 (22.71%) AngularJS
8 216 (22.20%) Java
9 213 (21.89%) PHP
10 207 (21.27%) MySQL
11 206 (21.17%) Git (software)
11 206 (21.17%) Web Development
12 203 (20.86%) SQL
12 203 (20.86%) Linux
13 199 (20.45%) Python
14 171 (17.57%) BDD
15 164 (16.86%) HTML5
16 160 (16.44%) PostgreSQL
17 154 (15.83%) Scrum
18 153 (15.72%) jQuery
19 149 (15.31%) DevOps
20 144 (14.80%) Node.js
21 136 (13.98%) CSS3
21 136 (13.98%) React
22 132 (13.57%) Amazon AWS
23 120 (12.33%) Open Source
24 115 (11.82%) Django
25 113 (11.61%) Software Engineering
26 107 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
27 98 (10.07%) MVC

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 60 (6.17%) Elasticsearch
2 50 (5.14%) WordPress
3 41 (4.21%) nginx
4 39 (4.01%) Apache
5 24 (2.47%) Drupal
6 23 (2.36%) CMS
7 12 (1.23%) Apache Spark
8 11 (1.13%) Joomla!
8 11 (1.13%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.62%) Confluence
9 6 (0.62%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.51%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.41%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.31%) Ethereum
13 2 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.21%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.21%) IIS
13 2 (0.21%) Mule
13 2 (0.21%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 38 (3.91%) Adobe Illustrator
2 33 (3.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.44%) Magento
2 10 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.62%) Revive Adserver
4 4 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.41%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 132 (13.57%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (6.58%) GitHub
3 45 (4.62%) SaaS
4 43 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
5 32 (3.29%) Heroku
6 27 (2.77%) AWS OpsWorks
7 23 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (2.36%) PaaS
8 12 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (1.23%) Loggly
9 10 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.62%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.51%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.51%) Route 53
12 3 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.21%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.21%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.29%) Internet
2 21 (2.16%) HTTP
3 10 (1.03%) SSL
4 7 (0.72%) Skype
5 4 (0.41%) LDAP
6 2 (0.21%) SMS
6 2 (0.21%) Wireless
7 1 (0.10%) Network Security
7 1 (0.10%) SNMP
7 1 (0.10%) VoIP
7 1 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (21.27%) MySQL
2 160 (16.44%) PostgreSQL
3 61 (6.27%) MongoDB
4 58 (5.96%) Blockchain
5 57 (5.86%) Relational Database
6 51 (5.24%) NoSQL
7 46 (4.73%) Redis
8 27 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 26 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 25 (2.57%) Amazon RDS
11 23 (2.36%) Big Data
12 15 (1.54%) SQL Server
13 12 (1.23%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.23%) InfluxDB
14 10 (1.03%) Geospatial Data
15 6 (0.62%) SQLite
16 4 (0.41%) MariaDB
16 4 (0.41%) Riak
Development Applications
1 206 (21.17%) Git (software)
2 75 (7.71%) RSpec
3 50 (5.14%) Jenkins
4 38 (3.91%) Subversion
5 37 (3.80%) Cucumber
6 36 (3.70%) Selenium
7 26 (2.67%) gulp
8 23 (2.36%) JIRA
9 22 (2.26%) Mocha
9 22 (2.26%) Vagrant
10 21 (2.16%) Bitbucket
11 14 (1.44%) webpack
12 13 (1.34%) Grunt
13 12 (1.23%) PHPUnit
13 12 (1.23%) RubyGems
14 11 (1.13%) PostCSS
15 10 (1.03%) CircleCI
15 10 (1.03%) GitLab
15 10 (1.03%) Hudson
15 10 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 74 (7.61%) Finance
2 62 (6.37%) Marketing
3 56 (5.76%) Telecoms
4 50 (5.14%) Electronics
5 47 (4.83%) Retail
6 27 (2.77%) Games
7 26 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (1.34%) Publishing
9 11 (1.13%) Legal
10 9 (0.92%) Billing
11 8 (0.82%) Advertising
12 6 (0.62%) Automotive
12 6 (0.62%) Banking
13 5 (0.51%) Avionics
13 5 (0.51%) Military
14 4 (0.41%) Back Office
15 2 (0.21%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 800 (82.22%) Developer
2 306 (31.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 228 (23.43%) Ruby Developer
4 158 (16.24%) Senior Developer
5 110 (11.31%) JavaScript Developer
6 99 (10.17%) Full Stack Developer
7 82 (8.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 81 (8.32%) Web Developer
9 72 (7.40%) Software Developer
10 64 (6.58%) Junior
11 63 (6.47%) HTML Developer
12 62 (6.37%) Senior Ruby Developer
13 59 (6.06%) HTML CSS Developer
14 58 (5.96%) Software Engineer
15 56 (5.76%) Junior Developer
16 43 (4.42%) Blockchain Developer
16 43 (4.42%) PHP Developer
17 42 (4.32%) Lead Developer
18 37 (3.80%) Java Developer
19 35 (3.60%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 474 (48.72%) HTML
2 443 (45.53%) CSS
3 221 (22.71%) AngularJS
4 164 (16.86%) HTML5
5 153 (15.72%) jQuery
6 144 (14.80%) Node.js
7 136 (13.98%) CSS3
7 136 (13.98%) React
8 115 (11.82%) Django
9 97 (9.97%) .NET
9 97 (9.97%) Sass
10 74 (7.61%) REST
11 64 (6.58%) Web Services
12 63 (6.47%) Backbone.js
12 63 (6.47%) RESTful
13 54 (5.55%) XML
14 51 (5.24%) JSON
15 46 (4.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 45 (4.62%) Ajax
17 44 (4.52%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 83 (8.53%) User Experience
2 81 (8.32%) Greenfield Project
3 75 (7.71%) Computer Science
4 69 (7.09%) Fintech
5 36 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 32 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (2.77%) Graphic Design
8 25 (2.57%) Social Media
9 21 (2.16%) Algorithms
10 20 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
11 19 (1.95%) Life Science
12 18 (1.85%) iPad
13 11 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.92%) Blog
15 7 (0.72%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.72%) Streaming Media
16 6 (0.62%) Digital Media
16 6 (0.62%) Public Cloud
17 5 (0.51%) N-Tier
18 4 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 203 (20.86%) Linux
2 49 (5.04%) Android
3 48 (4.93%) Apple iOS
4 32 (3.29%) Mac OS X
5 14 (1.44%) Ubuntu
5 14 (1.44%) Windows
6 8 (0.82%) Solaris
7 7 (0.72%) Unix
8 3 (0.31%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.10%) Debian
10 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (32.27%) TDD
3 206 (21.17%) Web Development
4 171 (17.57%) BDD
5 154 (15.83%) Scrum
6 149 (15.31%) DevOps
7 120 (12.33%) Open Source
8 113 (11.61%) Software Engineering
9 107 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
10 98 (10.07%) MVC
11 96 (9.87%) Front End Development
12 84 (8.63%) OO
13 80 (8.22%) Test Automation
14 76 (7.81%) Mentoring
15 74 (7.61%) E-Commerce
16 64 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
16 64 (6.58%) SDLC
17 53 (5.45%) Microservices
18 43 (4.42%) B2B
18 43 (4.42%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 964 (99.08%) Ruby
2 622 (63.93%) JavaScript
3 216 (22.20%) Java
4 213 (21.89%) PHP
5 203 (20.86%) SQL
6 199 (20.45%) Python
7 70 (7.19%) CoffeeScript
8 64 (6.58%) Elixir
9 55 (5.65%) Go
10 48 (4.93%) C#
10 48 (4.93%) Scala
11 41 (4.21%) C
12 38 (3.91%) C++
13 29 (2.98%) VB.NET
14 26 (2.67%) VB
14 26 (2.67%) VB6
15 22 (2.26%) Perl
16 19 (1.95%) R
17 14 (1.44%) Clojure
18 11 (1.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 69 (7.09%) Degree
2 49 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.31%) ISEB
4 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.10%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.10%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.75%) QA
2 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.10%) GCP
3 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (5.24%) Docker
2 7 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (2.98%) Puppet
3 28 (2.88%) Capistrano
4 16 (1.64%) Ansible
5 13 (1.34%) Grafana
6 9 (0.92%) Kibana
7 8 (0.82%) logstash
8 4 (0.41%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.31%) Nagios
10 2 (0.21%) Salt
11 1 (0.10%) Consul
11 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.10%) Marathon
11 1 (0.10%) Mesos
11 1 (0.10%) Packer
11 1 (0.10%) rkt
Vendors
1 29 (2.98%) SAP
2 21 (2.16%) Google
3 14 (1.44%) New Relic
3 14 (1.44%) Oracle
4 12 (1.23%) SaltStack
5 8 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (0.72%) Twitter
6 7 (0.72%) VMware
7 6 (0.62%) Alterian
7 6 (0.62%) DoubleClick
7 6 (0.62%) Splunk
8 5 (0.51%) Microsoft
9 4 (0.41%) Adobe
9 4 (0.41%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.41%) Sophos
10 3 (0.31%) Tableau
10 3 (0.31%) Zend
11 2 (0.21%) Plumtree
12 1 (0.10%) Progress
12 1 (0.10%) Sybase