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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 230 251 244
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 24 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.17% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.97% 0.42% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 24
Median salary £37,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.30% +3.12%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
2466 2602 3257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.45% 39.50% 44.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2138 2225 2760
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +16 23 £37,000 +5.71% 5
Cheshire +28 1 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 59 (100.00%) Ruby
2 34 (57.63%) MySQL
3 29 (49.15%) PHP
4 25 (42.37%) TDD
5 24 (40.68%) Scrum
6 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
7 21 (35.59%) BDD
8 19 (32.20%) Java
9 18 (30.51%) .NET
9 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (28.81%) CSS
10 17 (28.81%) Git (software)
11 16 (27.12%) HTML
12 15 (25.42%) Open Source
13 14 (23.73%) Web Development
14 13 (22.03%) Linux
15 12 (20.34%) Front End Development
16 11 (18.64%) jQuery
17 10 (16.95%) DevOps
17 10 (16.95%) User Experience
17 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
17 10 (16.95%) ELK Stack
17 10 (16.95%) Snowplow
18 9 (15.25%) GitHub
18 9 (15.25%) Sass
19 8 (13.56%) Ubuntu
19 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
19 8 (13.56%) Puppet
19 8 (13.56%) Haml
19 8 (13.56%) CoffeeScript

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.08%) CMS
2 3 (5.08%) ColdFusion
2 3 (5.08%) Drupal
2 3 (5.08%) Joomla!
2 3 (5.08%) WordPress
3 2 (3.39%) Apache
3 2 (3.39%) nginx
4 1 (1.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) GitHub
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.39%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) LDAP
2 3 (5.08%) Internet
2 3 (5.08%) Intranet
3 2 (3.39%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (3.39%) BGP
3 2 (3.39%) DNS
3 2 (3.39%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.39%) HTTP
3 2 (3.39%) OSPF
3 2 (3.39%) SAN
3 2 (3.39%) VoIP
3 2 (3.39%) VPN
4 1 (1.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (57.63%) MySQL
2 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.39%) Redis
6 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.47%) JIRA
2 5 (8.47%) Maven
2 5 (8.47%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.69%) JUnit
3 1 (1.69%) RSpec
3 1 (1.69%) Selenium
General
1 6 (10.17%) Marketing
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (91.53%) Developer
2 22 (37.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 15 (25.42%) Software Developer
4 10 (16.95%) MySQL Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Angular Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (15.25%) PHP Developer
6 8 (13.56%) Senior Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Java Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Junior
8 5 (8.47%) Junior Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Web Developer
9 4 (6.78%) .NET Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Junior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Lead Developer
10 3 (5.08%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Ruby Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) .NET
2 17 (28.81%) CSS
3 16 (27.12%) HTML
4 11 (18.64%) jQuery
5 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
5 10 (16.95%) ELK Stack
6 9 (15.25%) Sass
7 8 (13.56%) Ember.js
7 8 (13.56%) Haml
7 8 (13.56%) OOCSS
7 8 (13.56%) React
8 7 (11.86%) Node.js
9 6 (10.17%) JRuby
10 5 (8.47%) HTML5
10 5 (8.47%) SAML
10 5 (8.47%) Sinatra
10 5 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
11 4 (6.78%) REST
12 3 (5.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) User Experience
2 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) BBC
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Linux
2 8 (13.56%) CoreOS
2 8 (13.56%) Ubuntu
3 4 (6.78%) Unix
4 2 (3.39%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.39%) Windows
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) TDD
2 24 (40.68%) Scrum
3 21 (35.59%) BDD
4 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (25.42%) Open Source
6 14 (23.73%) Web Development
7 12 (20.34%) Front End Development
8 10 (16.95%) DevOps
9 8 (13.56%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
10 7 (11.86%) OOP
11 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
12 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
12 3 (5.08%) MVC
12 3 (5.08%) OOD
12 3 (5.08%) SEO
12 3 (5.08%) SOA
13 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (3.39%) Mobile Device Management
13 2 (3.39%) Project Management
13 2 (3.39%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) Ruby
2 29 (49.15%) PHP
3 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
4 19 (32.20%) Java
5 8 (13.56%) CoffeeScript
5 8 (13.56%) ES6
6 4 (6.78%) Python
6 4 (6.78%) SQL
7 3 (5.08%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.69%) C
8 1 (1.69%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) Go
8 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Docker
2 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) KVM
2 2 (3.39%) oVirt
2 2 (3.39%) Postfix
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (3.39%) Xen
3 1 (1.69%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.69%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Snowplow
2 3 (5.08%) Facebook
2 3 (5.08%) Google
2 3 (5.08%) Twitter
3 2 (3.39%) Apple
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.39%) VMware
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