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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 237 212 188
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -24
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 15 27 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.40% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.80% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 67
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
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
3047 3383 4188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.68% 50.44% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2670 3010 3794
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
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 December 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 December 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 -24 13 £60,000 +45.45% 3
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (100.00%) Ruby
2 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
4 16 (53.33%) Perl
4 16 (53.33%) PHP
4 16 (53.33%) CSS
5 15 (50.00%) HTML
6 14 (46.67%) MVC
6 14 (46.67%) TDD
7 13 (43.33%) Java
8 11 (36.67%) Scrum
9 10 (33.33%) Linux
10 9 (30.00%) XHTML
10 9 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (26.67%) SQL
11 8 (26.67%) OOP
11 8 (26.67%) Degree
12 6 (20.00%) C#
12 6 (20.00%) MySQL
12 6 (20.00%) OO
12 6 (20.00%) Apache
12 6 (20.00%) Back Office
12 6 (20.00%) Pair Programming
12 6 (20.00%) jQuery
13 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
13 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
13 5 (16.67%) CoffeeScript
13 5 (16.67%) Web Application Development
13 5 (16.67%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) RSpec
2 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (13.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.33%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (3.33%) Xcode
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) WATIR
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 6 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Web Programme Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Graduate
4 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Junior
4 3 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Web Manager
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Perl Developer
5 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Perl Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) CSS
2 15 (50.00%) HTML
3 9 (30.00%) XHTML
4 6 (20.00%) jQuery
5 4 (13.33%) Backbone.js
5 4 (13.33%) Ember.js
5 4 (13.33%) .NET
5 4 (13.33%) Web Services
6 3 (10.00%) Grails
7 2 (6.67%) XML
8 1 (3.33%) Flash
8 1 (3.33%) Cocoa
8 1 (3.33%) JSON
8 1 (3.33%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (3.33%) UIKit
8 1 (3.33%) RESTful
8 1 (3.33%) Haml
8 1 (3.33%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
1 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) W3C
2 1 (3.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (13.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) CentOS
4 1 (3.33%) openSUSE
4 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) TDD
2 14 (46.67%) MVC
3 11 (36.67%) Scrum
4 8 (26.67%) OOP
5 6 (20.00%) OO
5 6 (20.00%) Pair Programming
6 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.67%) Web Application Development
6 5 (16.67%) User Stories
7 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.00%) Change Control
8 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.67%) Web Development
9 1 (3.33%) iOS Development
9 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.33%) ERP
9 1 (3.33%) Change Management
9 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Ruby
2 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
3 16 (53.33%) Perl
3 16 (53.33%) PHP
4 13 (43.33%) Java
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) C#
7 5 (16.67%) CoffeeScript
8 3 (10.00%) C++
8 3 (10.00%) Python
9 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Adobe
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c55-65,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago