Period
to 1 August 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Ruby Developer was £100,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Ruby Developer
UK
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 893 779 1039
Rank change year-on-year -114 +260 +78
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Ruby Developer 107 23 76
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.034% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.036% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 86 18 69
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £100,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +60.00% -3.85% -3.70%
UK excluding London median annual salary £100,000 £51,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year +93.24% -10.00% +15.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 103,011 64,577 137,347
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.17% 94.98% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 73,176 52,663 111,007
10th Percentile £31,875 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Senior Ruby Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Ruby Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Ruby Developer in the UK

Senior Ruby Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Ruby Developer.

Salary trend for Senior Ruby Developer in the UK

Senior Ruby Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Ruby Developer over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Senior Ruby Developer in the UK

Senior Ruby Developer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Ruby Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 1 August 2021. 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 -97 101 £100,000 +81.82% 18
Work from Home -183 74 £100,000 +48.15% 2
UK excluding London -79 60 £100,000 +93.24% 5
London -102 43 £72,500 +16.00% 13
South East -47 37 £100,000 +90.48% 1
North of England -57 11 £70,000 +37.25% 2
South West - 9 £70,000 -
North West -33 8 £70,000 +27.27%
North East - 3 £62,500 -
Scotland - 3 £70,000 -

Senior Ruby Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, Senior Ruby Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Ruby Developer in the job title.

1 107 (100.00%) Ruby
2 93 (86.92%) Ruby on Rails
3 70 (65.42%) AWS
4 52 (48.60%) Software Engineering
5 49 (45.79%) Kubernetes
6 47 (43.93%) Docker
7 46 (42.99%) DevOps
7 46 (42.99%) IT Strategy
7 46 (42.99%) Technology Roadmap
7 46 (42.99%) OOP
8 22 (20.56%) SQL
8 22 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (18.69%) Full Stack Development
10 17 (15.89%) JavaScript
11 14 (13.08%) TDD
12 13 (12.15%) CSS
12 13 (12.15%) HTML
13 11 (10.28%) Degree
13 11 (10.28%) Git (software)
13 11 (10.28%) Mentoring
13 11 (10.28%) User Experience
14 10 (9.35%) Sidekiq
14 10 (9.35%) CircleCI
14 10 (9.35%) Self-Motivation
14 10 (9.35%) RESTful
14 10 (9.35%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (9.35%) Amazon S3
15 9 (8.41%) REST
15 9 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (7.48%) Web Development

Senior Ruby Developer Skill Set
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 2 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 70 (65.42%) AWS
2 10 (9.35%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (9.35%) Amazon S3
3 8 (7.48%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.67%) Azure
4 5 (4.67%) SaaS
5 4 (3.74%) Serverless
6 3 (2.80%) Heroku
6 3 (2.80%) Trello
7 2 (1.87%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (1.87%) AWS Fargate
7 2 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.87%) GitHub
8 1 (0.93%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.93%) MySQL
2 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (10.28%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.35%) CircleCI
3 8 (7.48%) RSpec
4 4 (3.74%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.74%) minitest
5 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.87%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (6.54%) Social Skills
2 2 (1.87%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (86.92%) Ruby on Rails
2 13 (12.15%) CSS
2 13 (12.15%) HTML
3 10 (9.35%) RESTful
3 10 (9.35%) Sidekiq
4 9 (8.41%) REST
5 5 (4.67%) Node.js
5 5 (4.67%) Web Services
6 2 (1.87%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.87%) React
7 1 (0.93%) GraphQL
7 1 (0.93%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) User Experience
2 10 (9.35%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (7.48%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.87%) NHS
5 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (48.60%) Software Engineering
2 46 (42.99%) DevOps
2 46 (42.99%) IT Strategy
2 46 (42.99%) OOP
2 46 (42.99%) Technology Roadmap
3 22 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (18.69%) Full Stack Development
5 14 (13.08%) TDD
6 11 (10.28%) Mentoring
7 8 (7.48%) OO
7 8 (7.48%) Refactoring
7 8 (7.48%) Web Development
8 6 (5.61%) Fintech
8 6 (5.61%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (4.67%) Clean Code
9 5 (4.67%) Microservices
9 5 (4.67%) Practice Management
10 4 (3.74%) B2B
10 4 (3.74%) Scrum
10 4 (3.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 107 (100.00%) Ruby
2 22 (20.56%) SQL
3 17 (15.89%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.54%) Python
5 3 (2.80%) Go
6 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.87%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.93%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (10.28%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 47 (43.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 49 (45.79%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.87%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (2.80%) IFS
2 2 (1.87%) YouTube