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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 227 207 178
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -29
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 20 29 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.44% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 0.89% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 88
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,950 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
2850 3260 4168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.44% 49.34% 52.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2528 2916 3758
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 January 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 January 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 -9 19 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 32 (100.00%) Ruby
2 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (59.38%) Java
4 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 14 (43.75%) C#
5 13 (40.63%) Perl
5 13 (40.63%) PHP
5 13 (40.63%) CSS
5 13 (40.63%) Scrum
6 12 (37.50%) HTML
7 11 (34.38%) SQL
7 11 (34.38%) .NET
8 10 (31.25%) Web Services
8 10 (31.25%) MVC
8 10 (31.25%) TDD
8 10 (31.25%) Grails
8 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (28.13%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (25.00%) User Stories
11 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (21.88%) Risk Management
11 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
11 7 (21.88%) OOP
11 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (21.88%) SLA
12 6 (18.75%) Python
12 6 (18.75%) XHTML
12 6 (18.75%) C++
12 6 (18.75%) Back Office
12 6 (18.75%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (9.38%) SAS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.50%) RSpec
1 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 4 (12.50%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) WATIR
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 6 (18.75%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Programme Manager
2 7 (21.88%) Web Manager
2 7 (21.88%) Web Programme Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Ruby Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Junior
4 3 (9.38%) Graduate
4 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Perl Developer
6 1 (3.13%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) CSS
2 12 (37.50%) HTML
3 11 (34.38%) .NET
4 10 (31.25%) Grails
4 10 (31.25%) Web Services
5 6 (18.75%) jQuery
5 6 (18.75%) XHTML
6 4 (12.50%) Backbone.js
6 4 (12.50%) Ember.js
7 2 (6.25%) XML
8 1 (3.13%) Flash
8 1 (3.13%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) W3C
3 1 (3.13%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) CentOS
3 1 (3.13%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Scrum
3 10 (31.25%) TDD
3 10 (31.25%) MVC
4 8 (25.00%) User Stories
5 7 (21.88%) Risk Management
5 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
5 7 (21.88%) OOP
6 4 (12.50%) Pair Programming
6 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Change Control
8 1 (3.13%) Web Application Development
8 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.13%) Coaching
8 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.13%) OO
8 1 (3.13%) ERP
8 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Ruby
2 19 (59.38%) Java
3 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 14 (43.75%) C#
4 13 (40.63%) Perl
4 13 (40.63%) PHP
5 11 (34.38%) SQL
6 6 (18.75%) C++
6 6 (18.75%) Python
7 5 (15.63%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.13%) VB
8 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe
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