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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 249 237 174
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -63
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 11 22 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.29% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.67% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 63
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £40,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
2659 3292 3286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.66% 44.11% 47.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2294 2795 2952
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
Manchester -5 3 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Lancashire - 3 £42,500 -
Cheshire -2 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Merseyside - 2 £27,250 - 1
Cumbria - 1 - -
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 41 (100.00%) Ruby
2 29 (70.73%) HTML
2 29 (70.73%) JavaScript
2 29 (70.73%) CSS
3 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (43.90%) .NET
4 18 (43.90%) C#
5 17 (41.46%) TDD
5 17 (41.46%) Scrum
6 16 (39.02%) Git (software)
7 15 (36.59%) SQL
8 14 (34.15%) Open Source
9 13 (31.71%) MySQL
10 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
10 10 (24.39%) VB.NET
10 10 (24.39%) XHTML
10 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
10 10 (24.39%) Back Office
10 10 (24.39%) jQuery
10 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
10 10 (24.39%) Coaching
11 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
11 9 (21.95%) Pair Programming
11 9 (21.95%) Retail
11 9 (21.95%) XML
11 9 (21.95%) VB
12 8 (19.51%) Java
13 7 (17.07%) PHP
13 7 (17.07%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (7.32%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) MySQL
2 7 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.88%) Redis
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) RSpec
2 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.88%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (24.39%) Back Office
2 9 (21.95%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Marketing
4 2 (4.88%) Finance
5 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (92.68%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 10 (24.39%) .NET Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Lead Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Django Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Python/Django Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Client Services Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (2.44%) UX Designer
8 1 (2.44%) Designer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) UI Designer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) HTML
1 29 (70.73%) CSS
2 18 (43.90%) .NET
3 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
3 10 (24.39%) XHTML
3 10 (24.39%) jQuery
4 9 (21.95%) XML
4 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (7.32%) Web Services
5 3 (7.32%) Grails
5 3 (7.32%) Django
5 3 (7.32%) Backbone.js
6 2 (4.88%) RESTful
6 2 (4.88%) HTML5
6 2 (4.88%) CSS3
6 2 (4.88%) Ajax
6 2 (4.88%) SOAP
7 1 (2.44%) Apache Flex
7 1 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) TDD
2 17 (41.46%) Scrum
3 14 (34.15%) Open Source
4 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
4 10 (24.39%) Coaching
4 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
5 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
5 9 (21.95%) Pair Programming
6 7 (17.07%) MVC
7 5 (12.20%) OOP
7 5 (12.20%) Kanban
8 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.32%) OO
9 3 (7.32%) Project Management
9 3 (7.32%) Mobile Development
10 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (4.88%) Web Application Development
10 2 (4.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Ruby
2 29 (70.73%) JavaScript
3 18 (43.90%) C#
4 15 (36.59%) SQL
5 10 (24.39%) VB.NET
6 9 (21.95%) VB
7 8 (19.51%) Java
8 7 (17.07%) PHP
9 4 (9.76%) Python
10 1 (2.44%) C++
10 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
Wirral
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Edwin Alsop Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 19 days ago