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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 147 125 90
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -35
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 33 62 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.92% 1.55% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.84% 2.79% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 27 50 82
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £33,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,125 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.42% +9.66%
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
1794 2225 2496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 50.18% 55.51% 60.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1557 1902 2220
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 4 £35,000 -
Altrincham - 2 £43,500 -
Bolton +8 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Cheadle -4 1 £37,500 -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 67 (73.63%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (63.74%) C#
3 47 (51.65%) .NET
4 43 (47.25%) TDD
5 38 (41.76%) JavaScript
6 34 (37.36%) Git (software)
7 33 (36.26%) Java
8 31 (34.07%) MySQL
8 31 (34.07%) HTML
9 30 (32.97%) CSS
10 29 (31.87%) Python
11 28 (30.77%) Node.js
12 27 (29.67%) Ruby on Rails
13 25 (27.47%) Scrum
13 25 (27.47%) Linux
13 25 (27.47%) ASP.NET
14 22 (24.18%) MVC
14 22 (24.18%) Open Source
15 20 (21.98%) NoSQL
15 20 (21.98%) PHP
16 19 (20.88%) BDD
17 18 (19.78%) Software Engineering
18 17 (18.68%) SQL
19 16 (17.58%) E-Commerce
19 16 (17.58%) Retail
19 16 (17.58%) Degree
19 16 (17.58%) WCF
20 15 (16.48%) C++
20 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
20 15 (16.48%) Apache

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (30.77%) Node.js
2 15 (16.48%) Apache
3 13 (14.29%) nginx
4 4 (4.40%) Apache Pig
5 3 (3.30%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (3.30%) WordPress
5 3 (3.30%) Facebook Platform
6 2 (2.20%) SilverStripe
6 2 (2.20%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.20%) Drupal
7 1 (1.10%) Jetty
7 1 (1.10%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.30%) SaaS
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) Internet
2 4 (4.40%) Firewall
2 4 (4.40%) GSM
2 4 (4.40%) PBX
2 4 (4.40%) PSTN
3 3 (3.30%) VPN
3 3 (3.30%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (1.10%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.07%) MySQL
2 20 (21.98%) NoSQL
3 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
4 13 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.49%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.49%) Apache Hive
5 5 (5.49%) Big Data
6 4 (4.40%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.10%) Redis
8 1 (1.10%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.10%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.10%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 34 (37.36%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.79%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 7 (7.69%) Selenium
4 5 (5.49%) JIRA
4 5 (5.49%) SpecFlow
4 5 (5.49%) Robotium
4 5 (5.49%) Jasmine
4 5 (5.49%) Calabash
4 5 (5.49%) Appium
5 3 (3.30%) Subversion
6 2 (2.20%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.10%) FxCop
7 1 (1.10%) StyleCop
7 1 (1.10%) Moq
7 1 (1.10%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.10%) WiX
7 1 (1.10%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.10%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (17.58%) Retail
2 10 (10.99%) Back Office
3 3 (3.30%) Electronics
3 3 (3.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Automotive
4 1 (1.10%) Publishing
4 1 (1.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (60.44%) Developer
2 24 (26.37%) .NET Developer
3 5 (5.49%) Analyst
3 5 (5.49%) Test Analyst
3 5 (5.49%) Software Developer
3 5 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (5.49%) Lead Developer
3 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (5.49%) Software Engineer
4 4 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (4.40%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (4.40%) Lead .NET Developer
4 4 (4.40%) Applications Developer
4 4 (4.40%) Senior Developer
4 4 (4.40%) Web Developer
4 4 (4.40%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (3.30%) C++ Developer
5 3 (3.30%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (3.30%) PHP Developer
5 3 (3.30%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (51.65%) .NET
2 31 (34.07%) HTML
3 30 (32.97%) CSS
4 27 (29.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 25 (27.47%) ASP.NET
6 16 (17.58%) WCF
7 14 (15.38%) RESTful
8 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (13.19%) jQuery
9 12 (13.19%) XML
10 11 (12.09%) Web Services
11 10 (10.99%) XHTML
12 9 (9.89%) Backbone.js
12 9 (9.89%) AngularJS
12 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (7.69%) Ember.js
13 7 (7.69%) .NET Framework
14 6 (6.59%) Entity Framework
14 6 (6.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Mobile App
2 9 (9.89%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (8.79%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.40%) User Experience
5 4 (4.40%) Replication
6 3 (3.30%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.30%) Physics
7 1 (1.10%) Clustering
7 1 (1.10%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.10%) iPhone
7 1 (1.10%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.10%) iPad
7 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.47%) Linux
2 12 (13.19%) CentOS
3 11 (12.09%) Windows
4 10 (10.99%) Apple iOS
4 10 (10.99%) Android
5 5 (5.49%) Debian
5 5 (5.49%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.40%) SUSE
6 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.30%) VMS
7 3 (3.30%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.10%) UNIX
8 1 (1.10%) Fedora
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (73.63%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (47.25%) TDD
3 25 (27.47%) Scrum
4 22 (24.18%) Open Source
4 22 (24.18%) MVC
5 19 (20.88%) BDD
6 18 (19.78%) Software Engineering
7 16 (17.58%) E-Commerce
8 14 (15.38%) Unit Testing
9 13 (14.29%) OO
9 13 (14.29%) Web Application Development
10 12 (13.19%) Coaching
11 10 (10.99%) Mobile Development
11 10 (10.99%) Mentoring
12 9 (9.89%) Pair Programming
13 7 (7.69%) OOP
13 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (6.59%) Change Control
15 5 (5.49%) Automation Testing
15 5 (5.49%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 58 (63.74%) C#
2 38 (41.76%) JavaScript
3 33 (36.26%) Java
4 29 (31.87%) Python
5 20 (21.98%) PHP
6 17 (18.68%) SQL
7 15 (16.48%) C++
8 11 (12.09%) VB.NET
9 10 (10.99%) VB
10 9 (9.89%) Perl
11 8 (8.79%) Bash Shell
12 6 (6.59%) C
13 5 (5.49%) Objective-C
14 4 (4.40%) Shell Script
15 3 (3.30%) Scala
15 3 (3.30%) Lisp
15 3 (3.30%) Haskell
15 3 (3.30%) Erlang
15 3 (3.30%) OCaml
16 2 (2.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (17.58%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.10%) ISEB
2 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.40%) Kamailio
3 3 (3.30%) Xen
4 1 (1.10%) Varnish
4 1 (1.10%) KVM
4 1 (1.10%) Ceph
4 1 (1.10%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 11 (12.09%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (9.89%) Nagios
3 8 (8.79%) Puppet
4 7 (7.69%) Opsview
5 5 (5.49%) HAProxy
6 4 (4.40%) Graphite
7 1 (1.10%) cPanel
7 1 (1.10%) Ansible
7 1 (1.10%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.10%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.10%) Cacti
7 1 (1.10%) Plesk
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.49%) Red Hat
2 5 (5.49%) VMware
3 4 (4.40%) HP
3 4 (4.40%) Dell
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco
4 3 (3.30%) Zend
4 3 (3.30%) Facebook
4 3 (3.30%) Twitter
5 2 (2.20%) Wonderware
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle
6 1 (1.10%) EMC
6 1 (1.10%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.10%) Dell Compellent
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago