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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 128 85 145
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +60
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 60 103 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.46% 2.67% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.64% 4.46% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 36 82 39
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
2269 2307 2352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 55.11% 59.80% 62.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1925 2059 2140
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Cheadle - 9 £32,250 -
Stockport - 4 £26,500 - 1
Salford -8 2 - - 1
Altrincham - 2 £50,000 - 1
Oldham - 1 £45,000 - 1
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 77 (52.74%) Java
2 70 (47.95%) Ruby on Rails
3 57 (39.04%) C#
4 52 (35.62%) JavaScript
5 49 (33.56%) PHP
6 44 (30.14%) CSS
7 43 (29.45%) OO
8 42 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (28.08%) HTML
9 41 (28.08%) Software Engineering
10 39 (26.71%) .NET
11 36 (24.66%) Perl
12 35 (23.97%) Linux
13 34 (23.29%) TDD
14 28 (19.18%) MVC
15 27 (18.49%) E-Commerce
15 27 (18.49%) Web Development
16 26 (17.81%) Degree
16 26 (17.81%) Python
17 25 (17.12%) MySQL
18 23 (15.75%) SQL
18 23 (15.75%) Scrum
19 22 (15.07%) Web Services
20 19 (13.01%) Mobile App
21 18 (12.33%) Apple iOS
21 18 (12.33%) jQuery
21 18 (12.33%) OOP
21 18 (12.33%) Windows
22 16 (10.96%) Apache
22 16 (10.96%) PostgreSQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 16 (10.96%) Apache
2 8 (5.48%) Node.js
3 5 (3.42%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.37%) Drupal
4 2 (1.37%) nginx
5 1 (0.68%) CMS
5 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (4.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.05%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.11%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.42%) Internet
3 4 (2.74%) HTTP
4 1 (0.68%) Broadband
4 1 (0.68%) Firewall
4 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.12%) MySQL
2 16 (10.96%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (7.53%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.42%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.74%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.05%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.68%) Redis
8 1 (0.68%) Big Data
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (10.27%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.53%) Cucumber
3 9 (6.16%) eggPlant
3 9 (6.16%) WebDriver
3 9 (6.16%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (6.16%) LabVIEW
4 6 (4.11%) Xcode
4 6 (4.11%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.42%) Subversion
5 5 (3.42%) Selenium
6 4 (2.74%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.05%) Grunt
7 3 (2.05%) NUnit
7 3 (2.05%) Ant
7 3 (2.05%) Axure RP
8 2 (1.37%) FxCop
8 2 (1.37%) StyleCop
8 2 (1.37%) Moq
8 2 (1.37%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.37%) Gerrit
General
1 12 (8.22%) Finance
2 6 (4.11%) Back Office
3 4 (2.74%) Automotive
3 4 (2.74%) Marketing
4 3 (2.05%) German Language
4 3 (2.05%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.05%) Turkish Language
5 2 (1.37%) Military
5 2 (1.37%) Electronics
5 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
6 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 95 (65.07%) Developer
2 18 (12.33%) Web Developer
3 17 (11.64%) Software Developer
4 16 (10.96%) Front-End Developer
5 14 (9.59%) Team Leader
6 12 (8.22%) Development Team Leader
7 11 (7.53%) Software Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.48%) Junior
8 8 (5.48%) Junior Developer
8 8 (5.48%) PHP Developer
8 8 (5.48%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (4.11%) iOS Developer
9 6 (4.11%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.42%) Programmer
10 5 (3.42%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.42%) Administrator
10 5 (3.42%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (47.95%) Ruby on Rails
2 44 (30.14%) CSS
3 41 (28.08%) HTML
4 39 (26.71%) .NET
5 22 (15.07%) Web Services
6 18 (12.33%) jQuery
7 14 (9.59%) XHTML
8 12 (8.22%) RESTful
8 12 (8.22%) HTML5
8 12 (8.22%) CSS3
9 11 (7.53%) WCF
10 10 (6.85%) LINQ
10 10 (6.85%) Ninject
10 10 (6.85%) J2EE
11 8 (5.48%) ASP.NET
11 8 (5.48%) XML
12 7 (4.79%) Apache Flex
13 6 (4.11%) iOS SDK
13 6 (4.11%) JSON
13 6 (4.11%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.01%) Mobile App
2 13 (8.90%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.79%) Open Source
4 3 (2.05%) Social Media
5 2 (1.37%) BBC
5 2 (1.37%) Streaming Media
6 1 (0.68%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.68%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.68%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) Interactive TV
6 1 (0.68%) iPad
6 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.68%) New Media
6 1 (0.68%) Xbox
6 1 (0.68%) iPhone
6 1 (0.68%) MHEG
6 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 35 (23.97%) Linux
2 18 (12.33%) Windows
2 18 (12.33%) Apple iOS
3 13 (8.90%) UNIX
3 13 (8.90%) Android
4 5 (3.42%) CentOS
5 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.37%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.68%) Fedora
7 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.45%) OO
2 42 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (28.08%) Software Engineering
4 34 (23.29%) TDD
5 28 (19.18%) MVC
6 27 (18.49%) E-Commerce
6 27 (18.49%) Web Development
7 23 (15.75%) Scrum
8 18 (12.33%) OOP
9 16 (10.96%) Web Application Development
10 13 (8.90%) Pair Programming
11 10 (6.85%) Configuration Management
11 10 (6.85%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (6.85%) Change Control
12 9 (6.16%) Mobile Application Development
12 9 (6.16%) iOS Development
13 8 (5.48%) BDD
14 7 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (4.79%) Automated Testing
14 7 (4.79%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 77 (52.74%) Java
2 57 (39.04%) C#
3 52 (35.62%) JavaScript
4 49 (33.56%) PHP
5 36 (24.66%) Perl
6 26 (17.81%) Python
7 23 (15.75%) SQL
8 13 (8.90%) C++
9 9 (6.16%) Objective-C
10 8 (5.48%) Bash Shell
11 7 (4.79%) PHP5
12 5 (3.42%) C
13 3 (2.05%) Scala
13 3 (2.05%) Clojure
13 3 (2.05%) VB
14 2 (1.37%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.68%) Groovy
15 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 26 (17.81%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) ISEB
2 1 (0.68%) RHCE
2 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.53%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.05%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.48%) Puppet
2 6 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.74%) Capistrano
4 3 (2.05%) CFEngine
5 2 (1.37%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.37%) Ansible
5 2 (1.37%) logstash
6 1 (0.68%) Kibana
6 1 (0.68%) Nagios
6 1 (0.68%) YUM
Vendors
1 10 (6.85%) Wonderware
2 5 (3.42%) VMware
2 5 (3.42%) Google
2 5 (3.42%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.05%) Apple
3 3 (2.05%) Oracle
3 3 (2.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.05%) Facebook
4 2 (1.37%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.68%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.68%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe
5 1 (0.68%) Splunk
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Creative Personnel
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Greater Manchester (M1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £20-24k (DOE) + Benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Success Digital
Posted: 18 days ago
Oldham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Training Allowance
Posted: 22 days ago
Salford, Manchester, North West
BBC
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 23 days ago