Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 518 634 616
Rank change year-on-year +116 -18 -85
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 194 493 666
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.36% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 0.96% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 232 499 692
Median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 21,597 51,142 65,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.81% 37.61% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18,425 42,068 54,442
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 26 October 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 26 October 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 +158 176 £65,000 +18.18% 90
London +167 103 £75,000 +7.14% 63
UK excluding London +104 76 £52,500 +5.00% 30
Work from Home -17 59 £65,000 +8.33% 27
South East +123 27 £60,000 +14.29% 10
North of England +116 22 £45,000 -2.17% 8
Midlands +135 10 £47,500 +6.74% 5
North West +66 10 £45,000 -5.26% 2
East Midlands +95 8 £47,500 +8.57% 1
South West +121 7 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire +115 7 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Scotland +65 7 £70,000 +21.74% 3
North East +28 5 £40,000 -25.93% 4
East of England +134 2 £65,000 +44.44% 2
West Midlands +102 2 £60,000 +34.83% 4
Northern Ireland +17 1 £90,000 +28.57%

For the 6 months to 26 October 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.

1 191 (98.45%) Ruby
2 107 (55.15%) JavaScript
3 79 (40.72%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (30.93%) Java
5 58 (29.90%) Software Engineering
6 53 (27.32%) Node.js
7 50 (25.77%) TDD
8 49 (25.26%) Python
8 49 (25.26%) HTML
8 49 (25.26%) MySQL
9 48 (24.74%) CSS
10 45 (23.20%) React
11 43 (22.16%) Docker
12 38 (19.59%) AWS
13 36 (18.56%) PostgreSQL
14 33 (17.01%) DevOps
15 30 (15.46%) Scala
15 30 (15.46%) Microservices
16 29 (14.95%) Terraform
17 28 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (13.92%) Go
18 27 (13.92%) AngularJS
19 26 (13.40%) Test Automation
19 26 (13.40%) PHP
20 25 (12.89%) RSpec
21 24 (12.37%) Relational Database
21 24 (12.37%) .NET
21 24 (12.37%) Pair Programming
21 24 (12.37%) Kotlin
22 23 (11.86%) Mobile App

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 15 (7.73%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.61%) Apache
3 6 (3.09%) nginx
4 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.55%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.55%) WordPress
5 2 (1.03%) CMS
5 2 (1.03%) SilverStripe
6 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.52%) Confluence
6 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (19.59%) AWS
2 22 (11.34%) Azure
3 17 (8.76%) Heroku
4 14 (7.22%) GCP
5 11 (5.67%) SaaS
6 6 (3.09%) GitHub
6 6 (3.09%) Serverless
7 5 (2.58%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.55%) G Suite
8 3 (1.55%) Slack
9 2 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.03%) Fastly
9 2 (1.03%) PaaS
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.55%) Skype
2 2 (1.03%) SSL
3 1 (0.52%) AMQP
3 1 (0.52%) ATM
3 1 (0.52%) Firewall
3 1 (0.52%) HTTP
3 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (25.26%) MySQL
2 36 (18.56%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (12.37%) Relational Database
4 22 (11.34%) MongoDB
5 15 (7.73%) Redis
6 14 (7.22%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.55%) Blockchain
9 2 (1.03%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (1.03%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (1.03%) DB2
9 2 (1.03%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.52%) Big Data
10 1 (0.52%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 25 (12.89%) RSpec
2 12 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.19%) Selenium
3 11 (5.67%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.15%) Capybara
4 10 (5.15%) minitest
5 6 (3.09%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.09%) JIRA
6 5 (2.58%) CircleCI
7 4 (2.06%) GitLab
8 3 (1.55%) fastlane
8 3 (1.55%) Maven
8 3 (1.55%) Xcode
9 2 (1.03%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.03%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.03%) CocoaPods
9 2 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.03%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.03%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.03%) webpack
General
1 19 (9.79%) Finance
2 15 (7.73%) Retail
3 10 (5.15%) Legal
3 10 (5.15%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.06%) Games
4 4 (2.06%) German Language
5 3 (1.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.52%) Automotive
6 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
6 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (76.29%) Developer
2 65 (33.51%) Ruby Developer
3 43 (22.16%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 32 (16.49%) Full Stack Developer
5 31 (15.98%) Senior Developer
6 22 (11.34%) Software Engineer
7 16 (8.25%) Clojure Developer
7 16 (8.25%) Digital Developer
8 15 (7.73%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 13 (6.70%) Lead Developer
10 10 (5.15%) Senior Ruby Developer
11 6 (3.09%) iOS Developer
11 6 (3.09%) Junior
11 6 (3.09%) Ruby Engineer
12 5 (2.58%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (2.58%) React Developer
12 5 (2.58%) Senior Software Engineer
13 4 (2.06%) Android Developer
13 4 (2.06%) AWS Developer
13 4 (2.06%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (27.32%) Node.js
2 49 (25.26%) HTML
3 48 (24.74%) CSS
4 45 (23.20%) React
5 27 (13.92%) AngularJS
6 24 (12.37%) .NET
7 23 (11.86%) HTML5
8 21 (10.82%) CSS3
9 20 (10.31%) React Native
10 16 (8.25%) Apache Cordova
10 16 (8.25%) Ionic Framework
10 16 (8.25%) Kafka
10 16 (8.25%) NativeScript
10 16 (8.25%) PhoneGap
11 14 (7.22%) RESTful
12 10 (5.15%) REST
13 9 (4.64%) J2EE
14 8 (4.12%) Redux
15 7 (3.61%) jQuery
15 7 (3.61%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.86%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (3.09%) User Experience
3 5 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.55%) iPad
5 3 (1.55%) iPhone
6 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.03%) FMCG
6 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.28%) Linux
2 16 (8.25%) Apple iOS
3 15 (7.73%) Android
4 3 (1.55%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.55%) Windows
5 2 (1.03%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.03%) Unix
6 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (40.72%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (29.90%) Software Engineering
3 50 (25.77%) TDD
4 33 (17.01%) DevOps
5 30 (15.46%) Microservices
6 28 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (13.40%) Test Automation
8 24 (12.37%) Pair Programming
9 19 (9.79%) OOP
10 18 (9.28%) Infrastructure as Code
11 17 (8.76%) OO
12 16 (8.25%) E-Commerce
12 16 (8.25%) Mobile Application Development
12 16 (8.25%) Software Architecture
13 13 (6.70%) Mentoring
13 13 (6.70%) Unit Testing
14 12 (6.19%) Computer Science
14 12 (6.19%) iOS Development
14 12 (6.19%) Refactoring
14 12 (6.19%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 191 (98.45%) Ruby
2 107 (55.15%) JavaScript
3 60 (30.93%) Java
4 49 (25.26%) Python
5 30 (15.46%) Scala
6 27 (13.92%) Go
7 26 (13.40%) PHP
8 24 (12.37%) Kotlin
9 21 (10.82%) Clojure
10 18 (9.28%) Elixir
11 13 (6.70%) SQL
12 12 (6.19%) Objective-C
13 11 (5.67%) Apple Swift
13 11 (5.67%) TypeScript
14 5 (2.58%) Bash Shell
15 4 (2.06%) ES6
16 3 (1.55%) C#
16 3 (1.55%) Groovy
16 3 (1.55%) Shell Script
17 2 (1.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (4.64%) Degree
1 9 (4.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (0.52%) CCSP
3 1 (0.52%) CISA
3 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.52%) CISM
3 1 (0.52%) CRISC
3 1 (0.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.61%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) GDPR
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (22.16%) Docker
2 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (14.95%) Terraform
2 17 (8.76%) Kubernetes
3 12 (6.19%) Ansible
4 9 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.06%) Capistrano
5 4 (2.06%) Puppet
6 1 (0.52%) CASB
6 1 (0.52%) Consul
6 1 (0.52%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.52%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.52%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (4.12%) Oracle
2 6 (3.09%) Apple
2 6 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (2.58%) Google
4 4 (2.06%) New Relic
5 3 (1.55%) Blue Prism
5 3 (1.55%) Kofax
5 3 (1.55%) Progress
5 3 (1.55%) UiPath
6 2 (1.03%) VMware
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco
7 1 (0.52%) Facebook
7 1 (0.52%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.52%) HP
7 1 (0.52%) Instagram
7 1 (0.52%) Sencha
7 1 (0.52%) Splunk
7 1 (0.52%) Zoho