The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby on Rails skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 158 112 156
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +44
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 29 63 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 1.53% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.63% 3.07% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 27 58 22
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1775 2055 1856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.21% 49.83% 48.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1491 1843 1696
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby on Rails
North West

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Ruby on Rails Salary Trend in Manchester

Ruby on Rails
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Ruby on Rails Salary Histogram in Manchester

Ruby on Rails
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +1 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Ruby on Rails
North West

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 88 (98.88%) Ruby
2 44 (49.44%) JavaScript
3 42 (47.19%) PHP
4 40 (44.94%) Java
5 38 (42.70%) CSS
6 34 (38.20%) HTML
6 34 (38.20%) OO
6 34 (38.20%) Software Engineering
7 28 (31.46%) .NET
8 26 (29.21%) Perl
8 26 (29.21%) Mobile App
9 25 (28.09%) MVC
10 24 (26.97%) Web Development
10 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (24.72%) Linux
12 20 (22.47%) TDD
13 19 (21.35%) jQuery
14 18 (20.22%) C#
14 18 (20.22%) MySQL
15 16 (17.98%) Apple iOS
16 15 (16.85%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (16.85%) Mobile Application Development
16 15 (16.85%) Web Application Development
17 14 (15.73%) SQL
17 14 (15.73%) Apache
18 13 (14.61%) E-Commerce
18 13 (14.61%) Scrum
18 13 (14.61%) Degree
18 13 (14.61%) Enterprise Software
19 12 (13.48%) Android

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 14 (15.73%) Apache
2 4 (4.49%) Node.js
3 3 (3.37%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.25%) Drupal
5 1 (1.12%) SAS
5 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.12%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.49%) HTTP
3 1 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.22%) MySQL
2 15 (16.85%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.25%) HBase
4 2 (2.25%) Redis
4 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.12%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Subversion
1 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.74%) Xcode
3 3 (3.37%) Ant
3 3 (3.37%) Selenium
3 3 (3.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (3.37%) Grunt
4 1 (1.12%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.12%) JUnit
General
1 5 (5.62%) Marketing
2 4 (4.49%) Finance
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
3 2 (2.25%) Back Office
3 2 (2.25%) Automotive
4 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (82.02%) Developer
2 21 (23.60%) Web Developer
3 17 (19.10%) Software Developer
4 12 (13.48%) Front-End Developer
4 12 (13.48%) Software Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 6 (6.74%) iOS Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Junior
7 5 (5.62%) Junior Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Junior Java Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Ruby Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Software Programmer
8 4 (4.49%) Programmer
9 3 (3.37%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.37%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.25%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.25%) Development Team Leader
10 2 (2.25%) Technical Project Leader
10 2 (2.25%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (42.70%) CSS
2 34 (38.20%) HTML
3 28 (31.46%) .NET
4 19 (21.35%) jQuery
5 12 (13.48%) XHTML
6 8 (8.99%) Web Services
7 7 (7.87%) Apache Flex
7 7 (7.87%) Sass
8 6 (6.74%) Cocoa Touch
8 6 (6.74%) UIKit
8 6 (6.74%) iOS SDK
8 6 (6.74%) RESTful
8 6 (6.74%) HTML5
8 6 (6.74%) JSON
8 6 (6.74%) XML
8 6 (6.74%) Cocoa
9 5 (5.62%) Hibernate
9 5 (5.62%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (5.62%) Spring
9 5 (5.62%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.21%) Mobile App
2 13 (14.61%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.37%) Social Media
3 3 (3.37%) Open Source
4 2 (2.25%) iPhone
5 1 (1.12%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.72%) Linux
2 16 (17.98%) Apple iOS
3 12 (13.48%) Android
4 3 (3.37%) Windows
5 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.12%) Solaris
6 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) OO
1 34 (38.20%) Software Engineering
2 25 (28.09%) MVC
3 24 (26.97%) Web Development
3 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (22.47%) TDD
5 15 (16.85%) Mobile Application Development
5 15 (16.85%) Web Application Development
6 13 (14.61%) E-Commerce
6 13 (14.61%) Scrum
7 12 (13.48%) OOP
8 11 (12.36%) iOS Development
9 9 (10.11%) Pair Programming
10 5 (5.62%) SEO
10 5 (5.62%) Android Development
11 4 (4.49%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.37%) Automated Testing
12 3 (3.37%) Web Design
12 3 (3.37%) Responsive Web Design
13 2 (2.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 88 (98.88%) Ruby
2 44 (49.44%) JavaScript
3 42 (47.19%) PHP
4 40 (44.94%) Java
5 26 (29.21%) Perl
6 18 (20.22%) C#
7 14 (15.73%) SQL
8 11 (12.36%) C++
9 6 (6.74%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.37%) VB
11 2 (2.25%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (1.12%) C
12 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) OCPJP
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 5 (5.62%) Google
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.37%) Apple
2 3 (3.37%) Facebook
3 2 (2.25%) Zend
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle
4 1 (1.12%) Adobe
4 1 (1.12%) JBoss
4 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.12%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.12%) Percona
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + & benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago