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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 145 103 77
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -26
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 39 85 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.00% 2.24% 3.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.95% 3.74% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 35 69 104
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
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
1995 2275 2471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 51.13% 59.82% 60.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1787 2013 2227
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +5 4 £37,000 +8.82%
Sale - 1 £37,500 - 1
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 60 (62.50%) C#
1 60 (62.50%) Java
2 48 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (47.92%) Python
4 36 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 34 (35.42%) .NET
6 29 (30.21%) Web Services
6 29 (30.21%) Ruby on Rails
7 28 (29.17%) C++
8 27 (28.13%) HTML
8 27 (28.13%) PHP
8 27 (28.13%) CSS
9 26 (27.08%) Linux
10 25 (26.04%) SQL
10 25 (26.04%) MySQL
11 23 (23.96%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (23.96%) Amazon AWS
12 22 (22.92%) Git (software)
12 22 (22.92%) NoSQL
13 21 (21.88%) Perl
14 20 (20.83%) TDD
14 20 (20.83%) Software Engineering
15 17 (17.71%) OOP
16 16 (16.67%) OO
16 16 (16.67%) MVC
17 15 (15.63%) Scrum
18 14 (14.58%) E-Commerce
18 14 (14.58%) nginx
18 14 (14.58%) RESTful
19 13 (13.54%) SQL Server

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 14 (14.58%) nginx
2 12 (12.50%) Node.js
3 6 (6.25%) Apache
4 4 (4.17%) Apache Pig
5 3 (3.13%) Facebook Platform
5 3 (3.13%) SAS
6 2 (2.08%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.08%) IIS
7 1 (1.04%) CloudStack
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (23.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.04%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) Internet
2 3 (3.13%) HTTP
3 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.04%) MySQL
2 23 (23.96%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (22.92%) NoSQL
4 13 (13.54%) SQL Server
5 12 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
6 11 (11.46%) Big Data
7 8 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
9 5 (5.21%) Hadoop
10 4 (4.17%) Apache Hive
11 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
11 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (1.04%) SQLite
12 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (1.04%) Riak
Development Applications
1 22 (22.92%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.46%) Selenium
3 9 (9.38%) WebDriver
4 5 (5.21%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.21%) Subversion
4 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.17%) Jasmine
5 4 (4.17%) RSpec
6 2 (2.08%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.04%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.04%) Xcode
7 1 (1.04%) NUnit
7 1 (1.04%) JIRA
7 1 (1.04%) WATIR
7 1 (1.04%) Hudson
7 1 (1.04%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.04%) WiX
General
1 6 (6.25%) Games
2 4 (4.17%) Retail
3 3 (3.13%) Electronics
4 2 (2.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) Finance
5 1 (1.04%) Publishing
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (56.25%) Developer
2 11 (11.46%) Architect
3 10 (10.42%) Web Developer
3 10 (10.42%) .NET Developer
4 8 (8.33%) Tester
4 8 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 8 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Web Programme Manager
5 7 (7.29%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (7.29%) Programme Manager
5 7 (7.29%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Web Manager
6 6 (6.25%) PHP Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Software Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Linux Software Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Ruby Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (35.42%) .NET
2 29 (30.21%) Web Services
2 29 (30.21%) Ruby on Rails
3 27 (28.13%) CSS
3 27 (28.13%) HTML
4 14 (14.58%) RESTful
5 12 (12.50%) jQuery
6 11 (11.46%) Kafka
6 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
6 11 (11.46%) Grails
7 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (9.38%) HTML5
7 9 (9.38%) CSS3
7 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (5.21%) Backbone.js
8 5 (5.21%) WCF
9 4 (4.17%) LINQ
9 4 (4.17%) Ajax
9 4 (4.17%) Ember.js
10 3 (3.13%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Open Source
2 9 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.21%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.13%) User Experience
6 3 (3.13%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.13%) Physics
7 1 (1.04%) BBC
7 1 (1.04%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.04%) Online Games
7 1 (1.04%) iPhone
7 1 (1.04%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.04%) iPad
7 1 (1.04%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.08%) Linux
2 7 (7.29%) Windows
3 5 (5.21%) CentOS
4 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.08%) UNIX
5 2 (2.08%) Debian
6 1 (1.04%) Android
6 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.04%) openSUSE
6 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.83%) TDD
2 20 (20.83%) Software Engineering
3 17 (17.71%) OOP
4 16 (16.67%) OO
4 16 (16.67%) MVC
5 15 (15.63%) Scrum
6 14 (14.58%) E-Commerce
7 12 (12.50%) BDD
8 11 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (9.38%) Web Application Development
9 9 (9.38%) Automation Testing
10 7 (7.29%) User Stories
10 7 (7.29%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.29%) Risk Management
11 6 (6.25%) Configuration Management
12 5 (5.21%) Business Analysis
12 5 (5.21%) Coaching
13 4 (4.17%) Change Control
13 4 (4.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (62.50%) C#
1 60 (62.50%) Java
2 46 (47.92%) Python
3 36 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 28 (29.17%) C++
5 27 (28.13%) PHP
6 25 (26.04%) SQL
7 21 (21.88%) Perl
8 7 (7.29%) PHP5
9 5 (5.21%) CoffeeScript
10 4 (4.17%) Scala
11 3 (3.13%) Haskell
11 3 (3.13%) Erlang
11 3 (3.13%) OCaml
11 3 (3.13%) Lisp
11 3 (3.13%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.08%) C
12 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.04%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.42%) Degree
2 7 (7.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.04%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.08%) Varnish
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) Puppet
1 7 (7.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.04%) Ansible
2 1 (1.04%) Salt
2 1 (1.04%) Nagios
2 1 (1.04%) Cacti
Vendors
1 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.17%) Google
3 3 (3.13%) Wonderware
3 3 (3.13%) VMware
3 3 (3.13%) Percona
3 3 (3.13%) Facebook
3 3 (3.13%) Twitter
4 2 (2.08%) Zend
5 1 (1.04%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco
5 1 (1.04%) Perforce
Cheadle, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent bonus package, share optio
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reading Room Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Highly Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60K + Bonus, Corporate Benefits, 6% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 19 days ago