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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 208 175 161
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -14
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 36 73 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 1.04% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.36% 2.22% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 27 60 93
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
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
2641 3287 3608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.72% 46.77% 49.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2234 2803 3218
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -36 21 £36,500 +4.28% 4
Merseyside +15 9 - - 1
Cheshire +4 2 £40,000 +40.35% 1
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 55 (98.21%) Ruby
2 31 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (51.79%) C#
4 28 (50.00%) Java
5 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
6 26 (46.43%) CSS
6 26 (46.43%) HTML
7 23 (41.07%) .NET
8 21 (37.50%) Scrum
9 20 (35.71%) PHP
10 19 (33.93%) OOP
11 18 (32.14%) SQL
12 15 (26.79%) Grails
13 14 (25.00%) Web Services
14 13 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (21.43%) TDD
16 11 (19.64%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
17 10 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
18 9 (16.07%) Open Source
18 9 (16.07%) Perl
18 9 (16.07%) Python
19 8 (14.29%) C++
19 8 (14.29%) MySQL
19 8 (14.29%) User Stories
20 7 (12.50%) jQuery
20 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
20 7 (12.50%) XHTML
20 7 (12.50%) SLA
20 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (5.36%) SAS
2 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Xcode
General
1 7 (12.50%) Back Office
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (73.21%) Developer
2 18 (32.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Web Manager
3 7 (12.50%) Web Programme Manager
3 7 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Lead Developer
5 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (5.36%) UI Designer
7 3 (5.36%) UX Designer
7 3 (5.36%) Designer
8 2 (3.57%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Client Services Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) HTML
1 26 (46.43%) CSS
2 23 (41.07%) .NET
3 15 (26.79%) Grails
4 14 (25.00%) Web Services
5 7 (12.50%) XHTML
5 7 (12.50%) jQuery
6 6 (10.71%) XML
7 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.79%) RESTful
8 1 (1.79%) HTML5
8 1 (1.79%) CSS3
8 1 (1.79%) Laravel
8 1 (1.79%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.79%) JSON
8 1 (1.79%) Symfony
8 1 (1.79%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (16.07%) Open Source
3 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.36%) User Experience
4 3 (5.36%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.79%) iPhone
5 1 (1.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Android
1 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) Scrum
3 19 (33.93%) OOP
4 12 (21.43%) TDD
5 8 (14.29%) User Stories
6 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 7 (12.50%) MVC
6 7 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 6 (10.71%) Pair Programming
8 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.93%) Coaching
9 4 (7.14%) Mobile Development
9 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Kanban
9 4 (7.14%) ERP
10 3 (5.36%) Project Management
10 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.36%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 55 (98.21%) Ruby
2 29 (51.79%) C#
3 28 (50.00%) Java
4 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
5 20 (35.71%) PHP
6 18 (32.14%) SQL
7 9 (16.07%) Perl
7 9 (16.07%) Python
8 8 (14.29%) C++
9 5 (8.93%) VB
9 5 (8.93%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.79%) PHP5
10 1 (1.79%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (8.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
Liverpool
IBS Consulting
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, pension, healthcare, life i
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
On the Beach
Salary: Competitive salary, 25 days’ holiday, Discounted Holidays, Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £25,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago