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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 126 94 127
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +33
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 54 95 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.33% 2.51% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.39% 4.22% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 29 73 56
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £32,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £35,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
2263 2252 2365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 55.71% 59.42% 62.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1935 2009 2157
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 8 £32,250 -
Altrincham - 4 £50,000 - 1
Stockport - 4 £26,500 - 1
Salford -7 2 - - 1
Oldham - 1 £45,000 -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 64 (50.39%) Java
1 64 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (48.03%) Ruby on Rails
3 52 (40.94%) C#
4 44 (34.65%) PHP
4 44 (34.65%) JavaScript
5 39 (30.71%) OO
6 36 (28.35%) CSS
7 35 (27.56%) .NET
7 35 (27.56%) HTML
8 34 (26.77%) Linux
8 34 (26.77%) Software Engineering
9 33 (25.98%) TDD
10 32 (25.20%) Perl
11 25 (19.69%) Python
11 25 (19.69%) MVC
11 25 (19.69%) E-Commerce
12 24 (18.90%) MySQL
13 21 (16.54%) Web Services
13 21 (16.54%) Web Development
14 20 (15.75%) Degree
14 20 (15.75%) Scrum
15 18 (14.17%) Git (software)
16 16 (12.60%) SQL
17 15 (11.81%) Web Application Development
17 15 (11.81%) Mobile App
18 14 (11.02%) RESTful
18 14 (11.02%) jQuery
18 14 (11.02%) Apache
19 13 (10.24%) XHTML

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (11.02%) Apache
2 7 (5.51%) Node.js
3 6 (4.72%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.57%) Drupal
4 2 (1.57%) nginx
5 1 (0.79%) CMS
5 1 (0.79%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.36%) SaaS
3 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.79%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.94%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) Network Security
3 1 (0.79%) Broadband
3 1 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.90%) MySQL
2 13 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.24%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.51%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.72%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.36%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.79%) Redis
7 1 (0.79%) Riak
7 1 (0.79%) Big Data
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (14.17%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.09%) Cucumber
3 7 (5.51%) WebDriver
3 7 (5.51%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (5.51%) LabVIEW
3 7 (5.51%) eggPlant
4 6 (4.72%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.94%) Subversion
5 5 (3.94%) Xcode
5 5 (3.94%) Axure RP
5 5 (3.94%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.36%) NUnit
7 2 (1.57%) Selenium
7 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.57%) FxCop
7 2 (1.57%) StyleCop
7 2 (1.57%) Moq
7 2 (1.57%) Hudson
7 2 (1.57%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.57%) Calabash
General
1 6 (4.72%) Back Office
1 6 (4.72%) Finance
2 4 (3.15%) Automotive
3 3 (2.36%) German Language
3 3 (2.36%) Italian Language
3 3 (2.36%) Turkish Language
4 2 (1.57%) Games
4 2 (1.57%) Military
4 2 (1.57%) Electronics
4 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Publishing
5 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 87 (68.50%) Developer
2 17 (13.39%) Web Developer
3 14 (11.02%) Software Developer
4 13 (10.24%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (7.09%) Software Engineer
6 8 (6.30%) .NET Developer
6 8 (6.30%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.30%) Junior
6 8 (6.30%) Junior Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Team Leader
7 7 (5.51%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 6 (4.72%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (4.72%) PHP Developer
9 5 (3.94%) Junior Java Developer
9 5 (3.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.94%) Development Team Leader
9 5 (3.94%) Programmer
9 5 (3.94%) Lead Developer
9 5 (3.94%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (48.03%) Ruby on Rails
2 36 (28.35%) CSS
3 35 (27.56%) HTML
3 35 (27.56%) .NET
4 21 (16.54%) Web Services
5 14 (11.02%) jQuery
5 14 (11.02%) RESTful
6 13 (10.24%) XHTML
7 11 (8.66%) WCF
8 10 (7.87%) LINQ
8 10 (7.87%) Ninject
8 10 (7.87%) ASP.NET
9 9 (7.09%) CSS3
9 9 (7.09%) HTML5
10 8 (6.30%) J2EE
11 7 (5.51%) XML
12 6 (4.72%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (4.72%) Apache Flex
12 6 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.81%) Mobile App
2 9 (7.09%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.30%) Open Source
4 7 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.51%) User Experience
5 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.57%) BBC
7 1 (0.79%) Replication
7 1 (0.79%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.79%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.79%) Streaming Music
7 1 (0.79%) Online Games
7 1 (0.79%) iPhone
7 1 (0.79%) MHEG
7 1 (0.79%) W3C
7 1 (0.79%) Xbox
7 1 (0.79%) iPad
7 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.77%) Linux
2 12 (9.45%) Windows
2 12 (9.45%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.30%) Android
4 7 (5.51%) UNIX
5 5 (3.94%) CentOS
6 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.57%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.79%) Fedora
8 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.71%) OO
3 34 (26.77%) Software Engineering
4 33 (25.98%) TDD
5 25 (19.69%) MVC
5 25 (19.69%) E-Commerce
6 21 (16.54%) Web Development
7 20 (15.75%) Scrum
8 15 (11.81%) Web Application Development
9 13 (10.24%) OOP
10 12 (9.45%) BDD
11 10 (7.87%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (7.87%) Configuration Management
11 10 (7.87%) Change Control
12 9 (7.09%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.09%) Pair Programming
13 7 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.51%) DevOps
13 7 (5.51%) Mobile Application Development
14 6 (4.72%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (50.39%) Java
2 52 (40.94%) C#
3 44 (34.65%) JavaScript
3 44 (34.65%) PHP
4 32 (25.20%) Perl
5 25 (19.69%) Python
6 16 (12.60%) SQL
7 11 (8.66%) C++
8 8 (6.30%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.94%) Objective-C
9 5 (3.94%) PHP5
10 3 (2.36%) Clojure
10 3 (2.36%) C
10 3 (2.36%) Scala
10 3 (2.36%) VB
11 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.79%) Groovy
12 1 (0.79%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 20 (15.75%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) ISEB
2 1 (0.79%) RHCE
2 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.36%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (7.09%) Puppet
2 7 (5.51%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.15%) Capistrano
4 3 (2.36%) Ansible
4 3 (2.36%) CFEngine
5 2 (1.57%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.57%) logstash
6 1 (0.79%) Salt
6 1 (0.79%) Kibana
6 1 (0.79%) Nagios
6 1 (0.79%) YUM
Vendors
1 10 (7.87%) Wonderware
2 6 (4.72%) Google
3 5 (3.94%) VMware
3 5 (3.94%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle
4 2 (1.57%) Rackspace
4 2 (1.57%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.79%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe
5 1 (0.79%) Perforce
5 1 (0.79%) Zend
5 1 (0.79%) Splunk
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-time, Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £47000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Creative Personnel
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester, Greater Manchester (M1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £20-24k (DOE) + Benefits.
Posted: 24 days ago