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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 126 95 70
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -25
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 59 100 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.59% 2.48% 3.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 4.36% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 53 77 121
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,200 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
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
1972 2291 2540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 53.25% 56.92% 60.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1723 1999 2267
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Cheadle +13 7 £37,500 +31.57% 1
Sale - 6 £37,500 - 1
Stockport - 6 £35,750 - 2
Bolton - 2 £47,500 -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 73 (62.93%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (61.21%) C#
2 71 (61.21%) Java
3 50 (43.10%) Python
4 47 (40.52%) .NET
5 40 (34.48%) JavaScript
6 39 (33.62%) Ruby on Rails
7 34 (29.31%) MySQL
7 34 (29.31%) Git (software)
8 33 (28.45%) C++
8 33 (28.45%) Linux
8 33 (28.45%) TDD
9 32 (27.59%) Web Services
9 32 (27.59%) SQL
10 31 (26.72%) NoSQL
11 28 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
11 28 (24.14%) PHP
11 28 (24.14%) HTML
11 28 (24.14%) CSS
12 27 (23.28%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (19.83%) Software Engineering
14 22 (18.97%) Scrum
14 22 (18.97%) MVC
15 21 (18.10%) Perl
15 21 (18.10%) BDD
16 20 (17.24%) Node.js
16 20 (17.24%) OO
17 19 (16.38%) ASP.NET
17 19 (16.38%) nginx
18 18 (15.52%) RESTful

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (17.24%) Node.js
2 19 (16.38%) nginx
3 9 (7.76%) Apache
4 7 (6.03%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.59%) Facebook Platform
5 3 (2.59%) SAS
6 2 (1.72%) IIS
6 2 (1.72%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.72%) SaaS
2 2 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.48%) Internet
2 3 (2.59%) HTTP
3 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.72%) VPN
3 2 (1.72%) Firewall
4 1 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.31%) MySQL
2 31 (26.72%) NoSQL
3 27 (23.28%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (15.52%) SQL Server
5 15 (12.93%) Big Data
5 15 (12.93%) Amazon Redshift
6 11 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (6.90%) Hadoop
7 8 (6.90%) Apache Hive
8 6 (5.17%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.59%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.86%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 34 (29.31%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.21%) Selenium
3 9 (7.76%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.90%) Cucumber
5 7 (6.03%) Jasmine
5 7 (6.03%) WebDriver
6 6 (5.17%) Subversion
7 5 (4.31%) Calabash
7 5 (4.31%) Appium
7 5 (4.31%) SpecFlow
7 5 (4.31%) Robotium
8 2 (1.72%) RSpec
8 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.86%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.86%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.86%) Xcode
9 1 (0.86%) NUnit
General
1 12 (10.34%) Retail
2 5 (4.31%) Back Office
3 4 (3.45%) Marketing
4 3 (2.59%) Games
4 3 (2.59%) Electronics
5 1 (0.86%) Finance
5 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (54.31%) Developer
2 18 (15.52%) .NET Developer
3 12 (10.34%) Architect
4 9 (7.76%) Web Developer
5 7 (6.03%) Programme Manager
5 7 (6.03%) Software Engineer
5 7 (6.03%) Web Manager
5 7 (6.03%) Web Programme Manager
6 6 (5.17%) Linux Software Architect
6 6 (5.17%) Automation Tester
6 6 (5.17%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (5.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 6 (5.17%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.17%) Tester
6 6 (5.17%) Software Architect
6 6 (5.17%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.31%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) Lead Developer
7 5 (4.31%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (40.52%) .NET
2 39 (33.62%) Ruby on Rails
3 32 (27.59%) Web Services
4 28 (24.14%) HTML
4 28 (24.14%) CSS
5 19 (16.38%) ASP.NET
6 18 (15.52%) RESTful
7 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (12.93%) WCF
8 14 (12.07%) Kafka
9 13 (11.21%) jQuery
9 13 (11.21%) Grails
10 6 (5.17%) .NET Framework
10 6 (5.17%) Entity Framework
11 5 (4.31%) HTML5
11 5 (4.31%) CSS3
11 5 (4.31%) XHTML
12 4 (3.45%) XML
12 4 (3.45%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.66%) Open Source
2 16 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.03%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.59%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.59%) Physics
7 2 (1.72%) Replication
8 1 (0.86%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.86%) iPhone
8 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.86%) iPad
8 1 (0.86%) BBC
8 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.45%) Linux
2 8 (6.90%) Windows
3 7 (6.03%) Android
3 7 (6.03%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.31%) CentOS
5 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.72%) Debian
7 1 (0.86%) UNIX
7 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (62.93%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (28.45%) TDD
3 23 (19.83%) Software Engineering
4 22 (18.97%) MVC
4 22 (18.97%) Scrum
5 21 (18.10%) BDD
6 20 (17.24%) OO
7 16 (13.79%) E-Commerce
7 16 (13.79%) OOP
8 15 (12.93%) Web Application Development
9 13 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (10.34%) Automation Testing
11 8 (6.90%) User Stories
12 7 (6.03%) Configuration Management
12 7 (6.03%) PRINCE2
12 7 (6.03%) Risk Management
12 7 (6.03%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.17%) Coaching
13 6 (5.17%) Mobile Development
14 5 (4.31%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 71 (61.21%) C#
1 71 (61.21%) Java
2 50 (43.10%) Python
3 40 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 33 (28.45%) C++
5 32 (27.59%) SQL
6 28 (24.14%) PHP
7 21 (18.10%) Perl
8 6 (5.17%) PHP5
9 5 (4.31%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.45%) Scala
11 3 (2.59%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (2.59%) VB
11 3 (2.59%) Lisp
11 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.59%) Haskell
11 3 (2.59%) Erlang
11 3 (2.59%) OCaml
12 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) Degree
2 7 (6.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) SLA
2 3 (2.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.72%) Varnish
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.62%) Puppet
1 10 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.45%) Nagios
3 2 (1.72%) Cacti
3 2 (1.72%) Opsview
4 1 (0.86%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.03%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.59%) VMware
3 3 (2.59%) Percona
3 3 (2.59%) Facebook
3 3 (2.59%) Twitter
3 3 (2.59%) Wonderware
4 2 (1.72%) Zend
4 2 (1.72%) Cisco
4 2 (1.72%) Google
5 1 (0.86%) Rackspace
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent bonus package, share optio
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, pension, healthcare, life i
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sale
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £25,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
On the Beach
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
On the Beach
Salary: Competitive salary, 25 days’ holiday, Discounted Holidays, Pension
Posted: 26 days ago