The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank - 114 134
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 0 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.48% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.96% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 6
Average salary - £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Ruby on Rails
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
769 836 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.88% 50.48% 47.11%
Number of salaries quoted 675 740 846
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Cheshire region.

Ruby on Rails Salary Trend in Cheshire

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby on Rails.

1 10 (100.00%) Ruby
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Automotive
3 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) RESTful
6 2 (20.00%) Cocoa
6 2 (20.00%) Xcode
6 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) iOS SDK
6 2 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
6 2 (20.00%) UIKit
6 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (10.00%) CSS3
7 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
7 1 (10.00%) Sass

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Xcode
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (20.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (20.00%) UIKit
3 2 (20.00%) iOS SDK
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) Cocoa
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) Sinatra
4 1 (10.00%) XHTML
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (10.00%) Sass
4 1 (10.00%) LESS
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Capistrano