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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 138 131 88
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -43
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 51 60 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.30% 1.46% 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.67% 2.64% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 46 36 82
Average salary £45,250 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.12% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £26,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
1907 2276 2307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 48.60% 55.28% 59.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1677 1932 2059
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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
Bury - 3 £47,500 - 2
Altrincham +5 2 £43,500 -13.00%
Stockport -1 2 £45,000 +69.81% 4
Bolton - 1 £47,500 -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 80 (75.47%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (51.89%) C#
3 49 (46.23%) .NET
4 47 (44.34%) TDD
5 43 (40.57%) Python
6 42 (39.62%) JavaScript
7 41 (38.68%) Git (software)
8 37 (34.91%) Linux
9 35 (33.02%) HTML
9 35 (33.02%) Java
9 35 (33.02%) MySQL
9 35 (33.02%) Node.js
10 34 (32.08%) CSS
11 26 (24.53%) ASP.NET
12 25 (23.58%) MVC
12 25 (23.58%) Open Source
13 24 (22.64%) Scrum
13 24 (22.64%) PHP
14 23 (21.70%) E-Commerce
14 23 (21.70%) Ruby on Rails
14 23 (21.70%) NoSQL
14 23 (21.70%) BDD
15 20 (18.87%) Puppet
16 19 (17.92%) WCF
16 19 (17.92%) Opscode Chef
17 18 (16.98%) Apache
17 18 (16.98%) SQL Server
18 17 (16.04%) Windows
18 17 (16.04%) CentOS
19 16 (15.09%) RESTful

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 35 (33.02%) Node.js
2 18 (16.98%) Apache
3 13 (12.26%) nginx
4 4 (3.77%) CMS
5 3 (2.83%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.83%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (2.83%) WordPress
6 2 (1.89%) Drupal
6 2 (1.89%) SilverStripe
6 2 (1.89%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.94%) Jetty
7 1 (0.94%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.83%) SaaS
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.89%) GitHub
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) Internet
2 4 (3.77%) Firewall
2 4 (3.77%) GSM
2 4 (3.77%) PBX
2 4 (3.77%) PSTN
3 3 (2.83%) Asterisk PBX
3 3 (2.83%) VPN
4 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (33.02%) MySQL
2 23 (21.70%) NoSQL
3 18 (16.98%) SQL Server
4 12 (11.32%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (8.49%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.72%) Redis
7 4 (3.77%) Big Data
7 4 (3.77%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.77%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.77%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.83%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.89%) SQLite
10 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.94%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.94%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (38.68%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.43%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.60%) Selenium
3 7 (6.60%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.66%) JIRA
5 5 (4.72%) Calabash
5 5 (4.72%) Appium
5 5 (4.72%) SpecFlow
5 5 (4.72%) Robotium
5 5 (4.72%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.83%) Subversion
7 2 (1.89%) NUnit
7 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.89%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.89%) FxCop
7 2 (1.89%) StyleCop
7 2 (1.89%) Moq
7 2 (1.89%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.89%) WiX
8 1 (0.94%) TestComplete
General
1 16 (15.09%) Retail
2 10 (9.43%) Back Office
3 9 (8.49%) Games
4 7 (6.60%) Finance
5 3 (2.83%) Advertising
5 3 (2.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) Automotive
6 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (53.77%) Developer
2 26 (24.53%) .NET Developer
3 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (5.66%) Software Developer
3 6 (5.66%) Architect
3 6 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (4.72%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (4.72%) Analyst
4 5 (4.72%) Test Analyst
5 4 (3.77%) Technical Architect
5 4 (3.77%) Senior Developer
5 4 (3.77%) Lead Developer
5 4 (3.77%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 4 (3.77%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (2.83%) Django Developer
6 3 (2.83%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 3 (2.83%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 3 (2.83%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (46.23%) .NET
2 35 (33.02%) HTML
3 34 (32.08%) CSS
4 26 (24.53%) ASP.NET
5 23 (21.70%) Ruby on Rails
6 19 (17.92%) WCF
7 16 (15.09%) RESTful
8 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (14.15%) XML
8 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (11.32%) Web Services
10 11 (10.38%) jQuery
11 10 (9.43%) XHTML
11 10 (9.43%) Backbone.js
11 10 (9.43%) AngularJS
12 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (8.49%) .NET Framework
13 8 (7.55%) HTML5
13 8 (7.55%) Entity Framework
13 8 (7.55%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Mobile App
1 10 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.66%) Replication
2 6 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.77%) Online Games
3 4 (3.77%) User Experience
4 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (0.94%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.94%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.94%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 37 (34.91%) Linux
2 17 (16.04%) Windows
2 17 (16.04%) CentOS
3 11 (10.38%) Ubuntu
4 9 (8.49%) Android
4 9 (8.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (8.49%) Apple iOS
5 8 (7.55%) Debian
6 4 (3.77%) Fedora
6 4 (3.77%) UNIX
6 4 (3.77%) SUSE
7 3 (2.83%) VMS
7 3 (2.83%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (75.47%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (44.34%) TDD
3 25 (23.58%) Open Source
3 25 (23.58%) MVC
4 24 (22.64%) Scrum
5 23 (21.70%) E-Commerce
5 23 (21.70%) BDD
6 15 (14.15%) Web Application Development
7 14 (13.21%) Unit Testing
8 13 (12.26%) OO
9 12 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (11.32%) Software Engineering
9 12 (11.32%) Coaching
10 11 (10.38%) DevOps
10 11 (10.38%) Configuration Management
11 10 (9.43%) Pair Programming
11 10 (9.43%) Mentoring
12 9 (8.49%) Mobile Development
13 7 (6.60%) Change Control
14 5 (4.72%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (51.89%) C#
2 43 (40.57%) Python
3 42 (39.62%) JavaScript
4 35 (33.02%) Java
5 24 (22.64%) PHP
6 15 (14.15%) SQL
7 11 (10.38%) Perl
7 11 (10.38%) C++
7 11 (10.38%) Bash Shell
8 10 (9.43%) VB
8 10 (9.43%) VB.NET
9 6 (5.66%) Objective-C
10 5 (4.72%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.72%) C
11 3 (2.83%) Scala
12 2 (1.89%) VBScript
12 2 (1.89%) Groovy
13 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.94%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.94%) ISEB
2 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.77%) Kamailio
3 3 (2.83%) Xen
4 2 (1.89%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.94%) Varnish
5 1 (0.94%) KVM
5 1 (0.94%) Ceph
5 1 (0.94%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 20 (18.87%) Puppet
2 19 (17.92%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (12.26%) Nagios
4 7 (6.60%) Opsview
5 5 (4.72%) HAProxy
5 5 (4.72%) Vagrant
6 4 (3.77%) Graphite
7 2 (1.89%) yum
7 2 (1.89%) logstash
8 1 (0.94%) Salt
8 1 (0.94%) cPanel
8 1 (0.94%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.94%) Ansible
8 1 (0.94%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.94%) Cacti
8 1 (0.94%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.94%) Plesk
Vendors
1 12 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.49%) VMware
3 8 (7.55%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.77%) HP
4 4 (3.77%) Dell
5 3 (2.83%) Wonderware
5 3 (2.83%) Zend
5 3 (2.83%) Facebook
5 3 (2.83%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.89%) Cisco
6 2 (1.89%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.89%) Splunk
7 1 (0.94%) EMC
7 1 (0.94%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle
7 1 (0.94%) New Relic
Stockport, Cheshire
Edwin Alsop Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + dependent on experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
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Resource partners Ltd
Posted: 25 days ago
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