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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 138 98 97
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -1
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 51 81 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.27% 2.20% 2.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.52% 3.57% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 48 65 81
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
2025 2272 2663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 50.56% 61.69% 62.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1824 2039 2429
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -2 4 £35,750 +5.14%
Altrincham -2 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Salford -5 1 - -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 65 (60.19%) Java
2 64 (59.26%) C#
3 57 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 45 (41.67%) Python
5 35 (32.41%) CSS
5 35 (32.41%) HTML
6 31 (28.70%) PHP
6 31 (28.70%) .NET
6 31 (28.70%) TDD
6 31 (28.70%) Ruby on Rails
7 29 (26.85%) Web Services
8 28 (25.93%) Linux
9 26 (24.07%) MySQL
10 25 (23.15%) SQL
10 25 (23.15%) Git (software)
11 24 (22.22%) Perl
12 23 (21.30%) C++
13 22 (20.37%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (19.44%) NoSQL
14 21 (19.44%) OO
15 20 (18.52%) Scrum
15 20 (18.52%) MVC
16 18 (16.67%) E-Commerce
17 17 (15.74%) Software Engineering
17 17 (15.74%) BDD
18 16 (14.81%) OOP
19 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
20 14 (12.96%) CSS3

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (12.96%) nginx
2 12 (11.11%) Node.js
3 8 (7.41%) Apache
4 3 (2.78%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.78%) SAS
5 2 (1.85%) IIS
5 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.93%) CloudStack
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.93%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (2.78%) HTTP
3 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.93%) Broadband
4 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.07%) MySQL
2 22 (20.37%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (19.44%) NoSQL
4 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
5 11 (10.19%) Amazon Redshift
6 10 (9.26%) Big Data
7 7 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.70%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.78%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.93%) Riak
12 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.93%) SQLite
12 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (23.15%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.19%) Selenium
3 9 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 5 (4.63%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.63%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.63%) Axure RP
4 5 (4.63%) Subversion
5 4 (3.70%) RSpec
5 4 (3.70%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.85%) NUnit
6 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.93%) WiX
7 1 (0.93%) Hudson
7 1 (0.93%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.93%) Moq
7 1 (0.93%) FxCop
7 1 (0.93%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.93%) WATIR
General
1 6 (5.56%) Games
1 6 (5.56%) Back Office
2 4 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (1.85%) Marketing
3 2 (1.85%) German Language
3 2 (1.85%) Italian Language
3 2 (1.85%) Turkish Language
4 1 (0.93%) Finance
Job Titles
1 66 (61.11%) Developer
2 11 (10.19%) Front-End Developer
2 11 (10.19%) Architect
2 11 (10.19%) Web Developer
2 11 (10.19%) .NET Developer
3 9 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 8 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 8 (7.41%) Tester
4 8 (7.41%) Automation Tester
4 8 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (6.48%) Web Programme Manager
5 7 (6.48%) Programme Manager
5 7 (6.48%) Web Manager
6 6 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 6 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 6 (5.56%) PHP Developer
6 6 (5.56%) Software Architect
6 6 (5.56%) Linux Software Architect
7 5 (4.63%) Ruby Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (32.41%) CSS
1 35 (32.41%) HTML
2 31 (28.70%) .NET
2 31 (28.70%) Ruby on Rails
3 29 (26.85%) Web Services
4 14 (12.96%) CSS3
4 14 (12.96%) RESTful
4 14 (12.96%) HTML5
5 13 (12.04%) jQuery
5 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET
6 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (9.26%) Grails
7 10 (9.26%) Kafka
8 6 (5.56%) XHTML
8 6 (5.56%) LINQ
8 6 (5.56%) WCF
8 6 (5.56%) Backbone.js
9 5 (4.63%) Ninject
10 4 (3.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Open Source
2 7 (6.48%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (6.48%) User Experience
3 5 (4.63%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.78%) BBC
5 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.93%) Linked Data
5 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.93%) MHEG
5 1 (0.93%) Online Games
5 1 (0.93%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.93%) W3C
5 1 (0.93%) Interactive TV
5 1 (0.93%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.93%) Linux
2 6 (5.56%) Windows
3 5 (4.63%) CentOS
4 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.78%) UNIX
5 2 (1.85%) Debian
5 2 (1.85%) Android
5 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.93%) openSUSE
6 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.70%) TDD
3 21 (19.44%) OO
4 20 (18.52%) Scrum
4 20 (18.52%) MVC
5 18 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 17 (15.74%) Software Engineering
6 17 (15.74%) BDD
7 16 (14.81%) OOP
8 11 (10.19%) Web Application Development
9 10 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (8.33%) Automation Testing
11 8 (7.41%) Configuration Management
11 8 (7.41%) User Stories
12 7 (6.48%) PRINCE2
12 7 (6.48%) Risk Management
12 7 (6.48%) Coaching
13 6 (5.56%) Change Control
14 5 (4.63%) Dependency Injection
14 5 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 65 (60.19%) Java
2 64 (59.26%) C#
3 45 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 45 (41.67%) Python
4 31 (28.70%) PHP
5 25 (23.15%) SQL
6 24 (22.22%) Perl
7 23 (21.30%) C++
8 7 (6.48%) PHP5
9 5 (4.63%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (2.78%) Scala
10 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.85%) C
11 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.85%) Clojure
12 1 (0.93%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.93%) VB
12 1 (0.93%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 11 (10.19%) Degree
2 7 (6.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.85%) Varnish
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (7.41%) Puppet
2 2 (1.85%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.85%) Ansible
3 1 (0.93%) Salt
3 1 (0.93%) Cacti
3 1 (0.93%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 5 (4.63%) Wonderware
3 4 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.70%) Google
4 3 (2.78%) Percona
4 3 (2.78%) VMware
5 2 (1.85%) Zend
6 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe
6 1 (0.93%) Perforce
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