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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 143 76 110
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +34
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 48 118 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.19% 3.20% 1.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.12% 5.31% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27 87 67
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £32,547
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +18.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £33,100 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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 2223 2373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 56.22% 60.29% 63.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1940 1965 2173
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 £45,000 £47,500
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 1 October 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 October 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 £32,250 -
Altrincham - 4 £50,000 - 1
Stockport - 4 £26,500 - 1
Salford -13 3 £37,500 -2.59%
Oldham - 1 £45,000 -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 60 (50.42%) Java
1 60 (50.42%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (44.54%) Ruby on Rails
3 50 (42.02%) C#
4 43 (36.13%) PHP
5 39 (32.77%) JavaScript
6 37 (31.09%) OO
7 33 (27.73%) Linux
7 33 (27.73%) Software Engineering
8 32 (26.89%) CSS
9 31 (26.05%) Perl
9 31 (26.05%) .NET
9 31 (26.05%) HTML
10 30 (25.21%) TDD
11 25 (21.01%) Python
12 24 (20.17%) MVC
13 21 (17.65%) MySQL
14 20 (16.81%) Web Services
14 20 (16.81%) E-Commerce
14 20 (16.81%) Degree
15 17 (14.29%) Scrum
15 17 (14.29%) Git (software)
16 16 (13.45%) Web Development
16 16 (13.45%) Web Application Development
17 15 (12.61%) Mobile App
18 14 (11.76%) RESTful
18 14 (11.76%) Apache
19 13 (10.92%) OOP
19 13 (10.92%) SQL Server
19 13 (10.92%) SQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (11.76%) Apache
2 8 (6.72%) Node.js
3 6 (5.04%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.68%) nginx
4 2 (1.68%) Drupal
4 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.84%) CMS
5 1 (0.84%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.52%) SaaS
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.84%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) Internet
1 5 (4.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.84%) HTTP
2 1 (0.84%) Broadband
2 1 (0.84%) Firewall
2 1 (0.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.65%) MySQL
2 13 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.92%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.72%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.04%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.52%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.84%) Big Data
7 1 (0.84%) Redis
7 1 (0.84%) Riak
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 6 (5.04%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.20%) LabVIEW
4 5 (4.20%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (4.20%) WebDriver
4 5 (4.20%) Axure RP
4 5 (4.20%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.20%) eggPlant
5 4 (3.36%) Xcode
5 4 (3.36%) Subversion
6 3 (2.52%) NUnit
7 2 (1.68%) Calabash
7 2 (1.68%) Moq
7 2 (1.68%) Hudson
7 2 (1.68%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.68%) FxCop
7 2 (1.68%) StyleCop
7 2 (1.68%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.68%) Selenium
General
1 6 (5.04%) Back Office
1 6 (5.04%) Finance
2 4 (3.36%) Automotive
3 3 (2.52%) German Language
3 3 (2.52%) Italian Language
3 3 (2.52%) Turkish Language
4 2 (1.68%) Military
4 2 (1.68%) Electronics
4 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.68%) Games
5 1 (0.84%) Publishing
5 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 82 (68.91%) Developer
2 18 (15.13%) Web Developer
3 14 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 12 (10.08%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (6.72%) Software Engineer
5 8 (6.72%) C# Developer
6 7 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 7 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 7 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 7 (5.88%) Junior
6 7 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.04%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 6 (5.04%) PHP Developer
7 6 (5.04%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.20%) Development Team Leader
8 5 (4.20%) Lead Developer
8 5 (4.20%) Administrator
8 5 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.36%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (44.54%) Ruby on Rails
2 32 (26.89%) CSS
3 31 (26.05%) .NET
3 31 (26.05%) HTML
4 20 (16.81%) Web Services
5 14 (11.76%) RESTful
6 12 (10.08%) WCF
6 12 (10.08%) jQuery
7 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET
8 10 (8.40%) Ninject
8 10 (8.40%) CSS3
8 10 (8.40%) HTML5
8 10 (8.40%) LINQ
8 10 (8.40%) XHTML
9 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (5.04%) XML
10 6 (5.04%) J2EE
11 5 (4.20%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (4.20%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.61%) Mobile App
2 9 (7.56%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.72%) Open Source
4 7 (5.88%) User Experience
5 6 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.68%) BBC
8 1 (0.84%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.84%) Replication
8 1 (0.84%) W3C
8 1 (0.84%) Online Games
8 1 (0.84%) Streaming Music
8 1 (0.84%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.84%) MHEG
8 1 (0.84%) iPhone
8 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.84%) iPad
8 1 (0.84%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 33 (27.73%) Linux
2 12 (10.08%) Windows
3 11 (9.24%) Apple iOS
4 8 (6.72%) Android
5 7 (5.88%) UNIX
6 5 (4.20%) CentOS
7 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.68%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.84%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (50.42%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (31.09%) OO
3 33 (27.73%) Software Engineering
4 30 (25.21%) TDD
5 24 (20.17%) MVC
6 20 (16.81%) E-Commerce
7 17 (14.29%) Scrum
8 16 (13.45%) Web Development
8 16 (13.45%) Web Application Development
9 13 (10.92%) OOP
9 13 (10.92%) BDD
10 10 (8.40%) Change Control
10 10 (8.40%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (8.40%) Configuration Management
11 9 (7.56%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.72%) Pair Programming
13 7 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
13 7 (5.88%) DevOps
14 6 (5.04%) Communications Security
Programming Languages
1 60 (50.42%) Java
2 50 (42.02%) C#
3 43 (36.13%) PHP
4 39 (32.77%) JavaScript
5 31 (26.05%) Perl
6 25 (21.01%) Python
7 13 (10.92%) SQL
8 10 (8.40%) C++
9 8 (6.72%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.20%) PHP5
11 4 (3.36%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.52%) C
12 3 (2.52%) Scala
12 3 (2.52%) Clojure
13 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.84%) VB
14 1 (0.84%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.84%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (16.81%) Degree
2 1 (0.84%) ISEB
2 1 (0.84%) RHCE
2 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.52%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (7.56%) Puppet
2 7 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.36%) Capistrano
4 3 (2.52%) CFEngine
4 3 (2.52%) Ansible
5 2 (1.68%) logstash
5 2 (1.68%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.84%) Nagios
6 1 (0.84%) YUM
6 1 (0.84%) Salt
6 1 (0.84%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (8.40%) Wonderware
2 5 (4.20%) Google
2 5 (4.20%) VMware
2 5 (4.20%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.68%) Xamarin
3 2 (1.68%) Rackspace
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle
4 1 (0.84%) Perforce
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe
4 1 (0.84%) Zend
4 1 (0.84%) Splunk
4 1 (0.84%) SaltStack
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
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