The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 250 198 188
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -10
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 13 44 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.65% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 1.30% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 43 65
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £51,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Ruby on Rails
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3087 3385 3501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.02% 49.87% 49.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2639 3013 3132
Average salary £37,608 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the North West region.

Ruby on Rails Salary Trend in the North West

Ruby on Rails
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Ruby on Rails Salary Histogram in the North West

Ruby on Rails
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Manchester -28 12 £38,750 +4.72% 3
Ruby on Rails
England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails.

1 51 (100.00%) Ruby
2 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (58.82%) CSS
4 29 (56.86%) JavaScript
5 24 (47.06%) HTML
6 20 (39.22%) PHP
7 19 (37.25%) Perl
7 19 (37.25%) OO
8 17 (33.33%) MVC
9 16 (31.37%) TDD
9 16 (31.37%) Software Engineering
9 16 (31.37%) Java
10 13 (25.49%) Linux
11 10 (19.61%) Degree
11 10 (19.61%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (19.61%) jQuery
11 10 (19.61%) Mobile App
12 9 (17.65%) Web Application Development
12 9 (17.65%) OOP
12 9 (17.65%) Apache
13 8 (15.69%) XHTML
13 8 (15.69%) Apple iOS
14 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
14 7 (13.73%) C#
14 7 (13.73%) Scrum
14 7 (13.73%) Finance
14 7 (13.73%) Automotive
15 6 (11.76%) .NET
15 6 (11.76%) MySQL
15 6 (11.76%) Backbone.js

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (17.65%) Apache
2 2 (3.92%) Node.js
3 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.96%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (11.76%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Xcode
1 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.84%) RSpec
1 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
1 4 (7.84%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) WATIR
2 1 (1.96%) Selenium
2 1 (1.96%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
1 7 (13.73%) Automotive
2 5 (9.80%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (90.20%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) Web Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Software Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Ruby Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (7.84%) iOS Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Graduate
6 3 (5.88%) Junior
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Junior Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Perl Developer
7 1 (1.96%) PHP Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Senior Perl Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Technical Project Leader
7 1 (1.96%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Project Leader
7 1 (1.96%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (58.82%) CSS
2 24 (47.06%) HTML
3 10 (19.61%) jQuery
4 8 (15.69%) XHTML
5 6 (11.76%) .NET
5 6 (11.76%) Backbone.js
6 5 (9.80%) XML
7 4 (7.84%) iOS SDK
7 4 (7.84%) RESTful
7 4 (7.84%) Web Services
7 4 (7.84%) Cocoa
7 4 (7.84%) JSON
7 4 (7.84%) Cocoa Touch
7 4 (7.84%) UIKit
7 4 (7.84%) Ember.js
8 3 (5.88%) Apache Flex
9 2 (3.92%) HTML5
9 2 (3.92%) CSS3
9 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.92%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.92%) Open Source
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) W3C
4 1 (1.96%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.84%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) CentOS
4 1 (1.96%) openSUSE
4 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) OO
3 17 (33.33%) MVC
4 16 (31.37%) Software Engineering
4 16 (31.37%) TDD
5 9 (17.65%) OOP
5 9 (17.65%) Web Application Development
6 7 (13.73%) Scrum
6 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.80%) Web Development
7 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.80%) Pair Programming
8 4 (7.84%) Regression Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (7.84%) iOS Development
9 2 (3.92%) Change Control
9 2 (3.92%) User Stories
10 1 (1.96%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (1.96%) SEO
10 1 (1.96%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Ruby
2 29 (56.86%) JavaScript
3 20 (39.22%) PHP
4 19 (37.25%) Perl
5 16 (31.37%) Java
6 7 (13.73%) C#
7 5 (9.80%) SQL
8 4 (7.84%) C++
8 4 (7.84%) Objective-C
8 4 (7.84%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.96%) C
9 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle
1 1 (1.96%) Adobe
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