The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 124 80 141
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +61
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 60 113 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.50% 2.79% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 4.59% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 45 88 33
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £48,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2220 2463 2376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 55.35% 60.74% 62.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1894 2191 2166
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
North West

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 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 1 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 - 6 - - 1
Bolton -8 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 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 84 (54.55%) Ruby on Rails
2 81 (52.60%) Java
3 65 (42.21%) PHP
4 55 (35.71%) C#
5 52 (33.77%) JavaScript
5 52 (33.77%) OO
6 48 (31.17%) Software Engineering
7 45 (29.22%) Perl
8 43 (27.92%) .NET
9 42 (27.27%) CSS
10 40 (25.97%) Linux
11 39 (25.32%) HTML
12 34 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (20.13%) MySQL
14 29 (18.83%) Python
15 28 (18.18%) Web Development
15 28 (18.18%) Degree
15 28 (18.18%) Mobile App
16 25 (16.23%) E-Commerce
16 25 (16.23%) TDD
17 24 (15.58%) MVC
17 24 (15.58%) SQL
18 22 (14.29%) Web Services
18 22 (14.29%) Windows
19 21 (13.64%) Apple iOS
20 20 (12.99%) jQuery
21 19 (12.34%) Apache
22 18 (11.69%) PostgreSQL
23 17 (11.04%) OOP
23 17 (11.04%) Android

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 19 (12.34%) Apache
2 7 (4.55%) OpenStack
3 6 (3.90%) Node.js
4 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.95%) CMS
4 3 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.30%) Drupal
6 1 (0.65%) SAS
6 1 (0.65%) WordPress
6 1 (0.65%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (1.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.60%) SaaS
2 3 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.90%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.60%) HTTP
3 2 (1.30%) Internet
4 1 (0.65%) Intranet
4 1 (0.65%) Firewall
4 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.13%) MySQL
2 18 (11.69%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.84%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.25%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.95%) Redis
5 3 (1.95%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.30%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.30%) HBase
6 2 (1.30%) Big Data
6 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 9 (5.84%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (5.84%) LabVIEW
3 9 (5.84%) WebDriver
3 9 (5.84%) eggPlant
4 8 (5.19%) Subversion
5 7 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.90%) Xcode
7 5 (3.25%) Selenium
7 5 (3.25%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.95%) Ant
8 3 (1.95%) NUnit
8 3 (1.95%) Gerrit
8 3 (1.95%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (1.95%) FxCop
8 3 (1.95%) StyleCop
8 3 (1.95%) Moq
8 3 (1.95%) Grunt
9 2 (1.30%) Calabash
General
1 13 (8.44%) Finance
2 5 (3.25%) Marketing
3 4 (2.60%) Automotive
4 3 (1.95%) Military
4 3 (1.95%) Electronics
5 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.30%) Back Office
5 2 (1.30%) Games
5 2 (1.30%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.65%) Publishing
6 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.65%) German Language
6 1 (0.65%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.65%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 98 (63.64%) Developer
2 24 (15.58%) Web Developer
3 22 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 18 (11.69%) Software Engineer
5 13 (8.44%) Front-End Developer
6 12 (7.79%) Team Leader
7 11 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
7 11 (7.14%) PHP Developer
8 9 (5.84%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 8 (5.19%) Administrator
9 8 (5.19%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.55%) Programmer
11 6 (3.90%) iOS Developer
11 6 (3.90%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.90%) C# Developer
12 5 (3.25%) Junior
12 5 (3.25%) Junior Developer
12 5 (3.25%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (54.55%) Ruby on Rails
2 43 (27.92%) .NET
3 42 (27.27%) CSS
4 39 (25.32%) HTML
5 22 (14.29%) Web Services
6 20 (12.99%) jQuery
7 11 (7.14%) XHTML
8 10 (6.49%) HTML5
8 10 (6.49%) RESTful
8 10 (6.49%) WCF
8 10 (6.49%) J2EE
9 9 (5.84%) LINQ
9 9 (5.84%) Ninject
9 9 (5.84%) CSS3
10 7 (4.55%) Apache Flex
10 7 (4.55%) Sass
11 6 (3.90%) Cocoa Touch
11 6 (3.90%) UIKit
11 6 (3.90%) iOS SDK
11 6 (3.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 17 (11.04%) Computer Science
3 13 (8.44%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.19%) Open Source
5 3 (1.95%) Social Media
6 2 (1.30%) Xbox
6 2 (1.30%) iPhone
6 2 (1.30%) Streaming Media
6 2 (1.30%) Replication
7 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.65%) Streaming Music
7 1 (0.65%) New Media
7 1 (0.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 40 (25.97%) Linux
2 22 (14.29%) Windows
3 21 (13.64%) Apple iOS
4 17 (11.04%) Android
5 12 (7.79%) UNIX
6 7 (4.55%) CentOS
7 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.30%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.30%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.30%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.65%) Solaris
10 1 (0.65%) Fedora
10 1 (0.65%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.77%) OO
2 48 (31.17%) Software Engineering
3 34 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (18.18%) Web Development
5 25 (16.23%) E-Commerce
5 25 (16.23%) TDD
6 24 (15.58%) MVC
7 17 (11.04%) OOP
8 16 (10.39%) Scrum
8 16 (10.39%) Web Application Development
9 15 (9.74%) Mobile Application Development
10 13 (8.44%) Pair Programming
11 11 (7.14%) iOS Development
12 10 (6.49%) Configuration Management
13 9 (5.84%) Dependency Injection
13 9 (5.84%) Change Control
14 8 (5.19%) Automated Testing
15 7 (4.55%) Communications Security
16 6 (3.90%) DevOps
16 6 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 81 (52.60%) Java
2 65 (42.21%) PHP
3 55 (35.71%) C#
4 52 (33.77%) JavaScript
5 45 (29.22%) Perl
6 29 (18.83%) Python
7 24 (15.58%) SQL
8 15 (9.74%) C++
9 11 (7.14%) PHP5
10 9 (5.84%) Objective-C
10 9 (5.84%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.60%) C
12 3 (1.95%) VB
12 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.30%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.65%) Groovy
14 1 (0.65%) Clojure
14 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (1.30%) RHCE
3 1 (0.65%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (1.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.60%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (5.84%) Puppet
2 6 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.60%) CFEngine
4 3 (1.95%) Nagios
4 3 (1.95%) logstash
5 2 (1.30%) Kibana
5 2 (1.30%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.30%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.65%) YUM
6 1 (0.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (5.84%) Wonderware
2 7 (4.55%) VMware
3 6 (3.90%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.25%) Google
5 3 (1.95%) Oracle
5 3 (1.95%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.95%) Apple
5 3 (1.95%) Zend
5 3 (1.95%) Facebook
6 2 (1.30%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.65%) JBoss
7 1 (0.65%) BMC
7 1 (0.65%) Adobe
7 1 (0.65%) Sony
7 1 (0.65%) Percona
7 1 (0.65%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.65%) Splunk
7 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.65%) SaltStack
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Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
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Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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ThoughtWorks
Posted: 5 days ago
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Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago