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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 227 169 213
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +44
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 26 73 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 1.02% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% 2.14% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 24 67 34
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
3248 3407 3606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.25% 47.61% 47.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2749 3040 3281
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -48 19 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Cheshire -13 7 £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 20 August 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 86 (98.85%) Ruby
2 52 (59.77%) JavaScript
3 47 (54.02%) CSS
4 39 (44.83%) HTML
5 37 (42.53%) OO
6 32 (36.78%) PHP
7 31 (35.63%) MVC
8 30 (34.48%) Java
8 30 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 26 (29.89%) Linux
11 25 (28.74%) jQuery
12 24 (27.59%) Web Development
12 24 (27.59%) TDD
13 23 (26.44%) Perl
14 20 (22.99%) Mobile App
15 19 (21.84%) .NET
16 18 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
17 15 (17.24%) C#
17 15 (17.24%) Apple iOS
18 14 (16.09%) MySQL
18 14 (16.09%) Apache
18 14 (16.09%) Web Application Development
19 13 (14.94%) OOP
19 13 (14.94%) Web Services
19 13 (14.94%) Scrum
19 13 (14.94%) HTML5
20 12 (13.79%) RESTful
20 12 (13.79%) Degree
20 12 (13.79%) XHTML

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 14 (16.09%) Apache
2 6 (6.90%) Node.js
3 4 (4.60%) nginx
4 2 (2.30%) CMS
4 2 (2.30%) Drupal
5 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.15%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (16.09%) MySQL
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Subversion
1 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.20%) Xcode
3 4 (4.60%) RSpec
3 4 (4.60%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.45%) Grunt
4 3 (3.45%) Selenium
4 3 (3.45%) Ant
5 1 (1.15%) JUnit
5 1 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Automotive
3 6 (6.90%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (86.21%) Developer
2 18 (20.69%) Web Developer
3 17 (19.54%) Software Developer
4 14 (16.09%) Front-End Developer
5 11 (12.64%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 8 (9.20%) iOS Developer
6 8 (9.20%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Ruby Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Junior Java Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Junior
8 5 (5.75%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.45%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Programmer
10 2 (2.30%) Project Leader
10 2 (2.30%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Technical Project Leader
10 2 (2.30%) Software Programmer
10 2 (2.30%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (54.02%) CSS
2 39 (44.83%) HTML
3 25 (28.74%) jQuery
4 19 (21.84%) .NET
5 13 (14.94%) Web Services
5 13 (14.94%) HTML5
6 12 (13.79%) RESTful
6 12 (13.79%) XHTML
7 9 (10.34%) XML
8 8 (9.20%) Cocoa
8 8 (9.20%) JSON
8 8 (9.20%) iOS SDK
8 8 (9.20%) Cocoa Touch
8 8 (9.20%) UIKit
9 7 (8.05%) Apache Flex
10 6 (6.90%) Ajax
10 6 (6.90%) CSS3
10 6 (6.90%) Sass
11 5 (5.75%) Google Maps API
11 5 (5.75%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) Mobile App
2 12 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.05%) Open Source
4 4 (4.60%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.45%) Social Media
6 2 (2.30%) iPhone
7 1 (1.15%) W3C
7 1 (1.15%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.89%) Linux
2 15 (17.24%) Apple iOS
3 9 (10.34%) Android
4 4 (4.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.53%) OO
2 31 (35.63%) MVC
3 30 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 24 (27.59%) TDD
5 24 (27.59%) Web Development
6 14 (16.09%) Web Application Development
7 13 (14.94%) Scrum
7 13 (14.94%) OOP
8 12 (13.79%) E-Commerce
8 12 (13.79%) iOS Development
9 11 (12.64%) Mobile Application Development
10 9 (10.34%) Pair Programming
11 8 (9.20%) Regression Testing
12 7 (8.05%) Automated Testing
13 4 (4.60%) Android Development
13 4 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (4.60%) OOA/OOD
13 4 (4.60%) SEO
14 3 (3.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 86 (98.85%) Ruby
2 52 (59.77%) JavaScript
3 32 (36.78%) PHP
4 30 (34.48%) Java
5 23 (26.44%) Perl
6 15 (17.24%) C#
7 11 (12.64%) SQL
8 9 (10.34%) C++
9 8 (9.20%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.45%) VB
11 2 (2.30%) Python
12 1 (1.15%) C
12 1 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) OCPJP
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Capistrano
2 4 (4.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (5.75%) Google
2 3 (3.45%) Facebook
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) Apple
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle
4 1 (1.15%) Adobe
4 1 (1.15%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
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