The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby 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 over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 119 103 96
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 55 84 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.71% 2.20% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.14% 3.91% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 51 72 87
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,550 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Ruby
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1750 2150 2560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 54.30% 56.22% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1510 1835 2290
Average salary £40,000 £36,495 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.60% +4.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Ruby
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Manchester

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Manchester

Ruby
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 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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
Stockport - 12 £35,000 -
Cheadle +3 7 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Sale - 5 £37,500 - 1
Bolton +7 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Heywood - 1 £26,500 -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Ruby 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.

1 71 (75.53%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (72.34%) C#
3 52 (55.32%) Java
4 50 (53.19%) .NET
5 42 (44.68%) Ruby on Rails
6 38 (40.43%) TDD
7 32 (34.04%) Git (software)
8 31 (32.98%) JavaScript
8 31 (32.98%) SQL
9 30 (31.91%) Python
9 30 (31.91%) Scrum
10 29 (30.85%) MySQL
11 27 (28.72%) C++
12 25 (26.60%) HTML
12 25 (26.60%) ASP.NET
12 25 (26.60%) CSS
12 25 (26.60%) Web Services
13 24 (25.53%) NoSQL
14 23 (24.47%) PostgreSQL
15 22 (23.40%) Software Engineering
15 22 (23.40%) Open Source
16 20 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
16 20 (21.28%) Linux
17 19 (20.21%) Node.js
18 18 (19.15%) BDD
18 18 (19.15%) MVC
19 17 (18.09%) PHP
20 16 (17.02%) Retail
20 16 (17.02%) WCF
21 14 (14.89%) Unit Testing

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Ruby 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (20.21%) Node.js
2 12 (12.77%) nginx
3 8 (8.51%) Apache
4 7 (7.45%) Apache Pig
5 3 (3.19%) SAS
5 3 (3.19%) Facebook Platform
6 2 (2.13%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (2.13%) WordPress
6 2 (2.13%) SilverStripe
6 2 (2.13%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.13%) SaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) Internet
2 2 (2.13%) VPN
2 2 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (30.85%) MySQL
2 24 (25.53%) NoSQL
3 23 (24.47%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
5 9 (9.57%) Big Data
6 8 (8.51%) Amazon Redshift
6 8 (8.51%) Hadoop
6 8 (8.51%) Apache Hive
6 8 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.19%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.06%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (34.04%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.51%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.38%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.32%) Selenium
4 5 (5.32%) SpecFlow
4 5 (5.32%) Robotium
4 5 (5.32%) Jasmine
4 5 (5.32%) Appium
4 5 (5.32%) Calabash
5 2 (2.13%) Subversion
6 1 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.06%) Xcode
6 1 (1.06%) NUnit
6 1 (1.06%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.06%) Moq
6 1 (1.06%) WiX
6 1 (1.06%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (1.06%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.06%) FxCop
General
1 16 (17.02%) Retail
2 11 (11.70%) Back Office
3 3 (3.19%) Marketing
3 3 (3.19%) Electronics
4 1 (1.06%) Games
4 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (60.64%) Developer
2 24 (25.53%) .NET Developer
3 9 (9.57%) Architect
4 8 (8.51%) Lead Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Programme Manager
5 7 (7.45%) Web Manager
5 7 (7.45%) Web Programme Manager
6 5 (5.32%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Big Data Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Lead .NET Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Data Architect
8 3 (3.19%) Software Architect
8 3 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.19%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.19%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (53.19%) .NET
2 42 (44.68%) Ruby on Rails
3 25 (26.60%) HTML
3 25 (26.60%) ASP.NET
3 25 (26.60%) CSS
3 25 (26.60%) Web Services
4 16 (17.02%) WCF
5 14 (14.89%) RESTful
6 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (13.83%) Grails
7 11 (11.70%) XML
7 11 (11.70%) XHTML
8 9 (9.57%) jQuery
8 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (8.51%) Kafka
10 6 (6.38%) Entity Framework
10 6 (6.38%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.19%) Symfony
11 3 (3.19%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.45%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.45%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.19%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.19%) Physics
3 3 (3.19%) User Experience
3 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.13%) Replication
5 1 (1.06%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.06%) iPad
5 1 (1.06%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.28%) Linux
2 8 (8.51%) Windows
3 7 (7.45%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.45%) Android
4 6 (6.38%) CentOS
5 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (75.53%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.43%) TDD
3 30 (31.91%) Scrum
4 22 (23.40%) Software Engineering
4 22 (23.40%) Open Source
5 18 (19.15%) BDD
5 18 (19.15%) MVC
6 14 (14.89%) Unit Testing
6 14 (14.89%) OOP
7 13 (13.83%) Web Application Development
7 13 (13.83%) E-Commerce
8 12 (12.77%) Coaching
9 11 (11.70%) Mentoring
10 10 (10.64%) Pair Programming
11 9 (9.57%) OO
12 8 (8.51%) User Stories
13 7 (7.45%) PRINCE2
13 7 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (7.45%) Risk Management
13 7 (7.45%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (72.34%) C#
2 52 (55.32%) Java
3 31 (32.98%) JavaScript
3 31 (32.98%) SQL
4 30 (31.91%) Python
5 27 (28.72%) C++
6 17 (18.09%) PHP
7 13 (13.83%) VB.NET
7 13 (13.83%) Perl
8 10 (10.64%) VB
9 5 (5.32%) C
10 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.19%) Lisp
10 3 (3.19%) Haskell
10 3 (3.19%) Erlang
10 3 (3.19%) PHP5
10 3 (3.19%) OCaml
10 3 (3.19%) Scala
11 1 (1.06%) VBScript
11 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) Degree
2 7 (7.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) SLA
2 4 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) Puppet
1 7 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.19%) Nagios
3 2 (2.13%) Opsview
4 1 (1.06%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.06%) Cacti
4 1 (1.06%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.19%) Cisco
3 3 (3.19%) Wonderware
3 3 (3.19%) Zend
3 3 (3.19%) Facebook
3 3 (3.19%) Twitter
4 1 (1.06%) VMware
4 1 (1.06%) Rackspace
Manchester, Lancashire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sale
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheadle
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago