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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 224 170 210
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +40
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 25 69 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 1.00% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 2.09% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 64 40
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
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
3279 3308 3505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.11% 47.76% 47.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2776 2970 3180
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -56 21 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Cheshire -16 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 87 (98.86%) Ruby
2 53 (60.23%) JavaScript
3 50 (56.82%) CSS
4 41 (46.59%) HTML
5 34 (38.64%) OO
6 33 (37.50%) PHP
6 33 (37.50%) MVC
7 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (32.95%) Java
9 27 (30.68%) Linux
10 26 (29.55%) TDD
10 26 (29.55%) Software Engineering
11 25 (28.41%) jQuery
12 24 (27.27%) Web Development
12 24 (27.27%) Perl
13 19 (21.59%) Mobile App
14 18 (20.45%) .NET
15 17 (19.32%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (18.18%) MySQL
16 16 (18.18%) Apple iOS
17 15 (17.05%) XHTML
17 15 (17.05%) Scrum
18 14 (15.91%) C#
19 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
19 13 (14.77%) Degree
19 13 (14.77%) SQL
19 13 (14.77%) Apache
19 13 (14.77%) OOP
19 13 (14.77%) Web Application Development
20 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 13 (14.77%) Apache
2 6 (6.82%) Node.js
3 4 (4.55%) nginx
4 2 (2.27%) CMS
4 2 (2.27%) Drupal
5 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.14%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.32%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (18.18%) MySQL
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.50%) Subversion
3 8 (9.09%) Xcode
4 4 (4.55%) RSpec
4 4 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.41%) Grunt
5 3 (3.41%) Selenium
5 3 (3.41%) Ant
6 1 (1.14%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (9.09%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Automotive
3 6 (6.82%) Back Office
3 6 (6.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (88.64%) Developer
2 17 (19.32%) Web Developer
3 16 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 14 (15.91%) Front-End Developer
5 12 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 8 (9.09%) iOS Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Junior
6 8 (9.09%) Junior Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Ruby Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Junior Java Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.41%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.41%) Graduate
9 3 (3.41%) Graduate Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Software Programmer
10 2 (2.27%) Web Applications Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Technical Project Leader
10 2 (2.27%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (56.82%) CSS
2 41 (46.59%) HTML
3 25 (28.41%) jQuery
4 18 (20.45%) .NET
5 15 (17.05%) XHTML
6 12 (13.64%) Web Services
6 12 (13.64%) RESTful
6 12 (13.64%) HTML5
7 9 (10.23%) XML
8 8 (9.09%) Cocoa
8 8 (9.09%) JSON
8 8 (9.09%) iOS SDK
8 8 (9.09%) Cocoa Touch
8 8 (9.09%) UIKit
9 7 (7.95%) Apache Flex
10 6 (6.82%) Ajax
10 6 (6.82%) CSS3
10 6 (6.82%) Sass
11 5 (5.68%) Google Maps API
11 5 (5.68%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.59%) Mobile App
2 11 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (7.95%) Open Source
4 4 (4.55%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.41%) Social Media
6 1 (1.14%) W3C
6 1 (1.14%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.68%) Linux
2 16 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 9 (10.23%) Android
4 4 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.64%) OO
2 33 (37.50%) MVC
3 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (29.55%) TDD
4 26 (29.55%) Software Engineering
5 24 (27.27%) Web Development
6 15 (17.05%) Scrum
7 13 (14.77%) OOP
7 13 (14.77%) Web Application Development
8 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
9 11 (12.50%) iOS Development
10 10 (11.36%) Pair Programming
11 9 (10.23%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (9.09%) Regression Testing
13 7 (7.95%) Automated Testing
14 4 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
14 4 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
14 4 (4.55%) SEO
15 3 (3.41%) Web Design
15 3 (3.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (98.86%) Ruby
2 53 (60.23%) JavaScript
3 33 (37.50%) PHP
4 29 (32.95%) Java
5 24 (27.27%) Perl
6 14 (15.91%) C#
7 13 (14.77%) SQL
8 8 (9.09%) Objective-C
9 7 (7.95%) C++
10 3 (3.41%) VB
11 2 (2.27%) Python
12 1 (1.14%) C
12 1 (1.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Degree
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) Capistrano
2 4 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (5.68%) Google
2 3 (3.41%) Facebook
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.41%) Apple
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (1.14%) Adobe
4 1 (1.14%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
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