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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 207 197 151
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -46
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 35 54 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.76% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 1.58% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 26 45 113
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,300 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
2689 3408 3683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.73% 47.66% 49.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2291 2944 3291
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 1 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 1 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 -25 21 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Merseyside +19 9 - -
Cheshire 0 2 £40,000 +40.35%
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 50 (98.04%) Ruby
2 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (49.02%) Java
4 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
5 22 (43.14%) C#
6 21 (41.18%) HTML
6 21 (41.18%) PHP
6 21 (41.18%) CSS
7 19 (37.25%) OOP
8 16 (31.37%) .NET
9 15 (29.41%) Grails
10 14 (27.45%) Web Services
10 14 (27.45%) Scrum
11 13 (25.49%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (23.53%) SQL
12 12 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (21.57%) Perl
14 10 (19.61%) MVC
14 10 (19.61%) TDD
15 9 (17.65%) Python
15 9 (17.65%) jQuery
15 9 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (15.69%) C++
17 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
17 7 (13.73%) SLA
17 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 7 (13.73%) Risk Management
17 7 (13.73%) User Stories
18 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
19 5 (9.80%) CoffeeScript

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (5.88%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.84%) RSpec
1 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
1 4 (7.84%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.96%) Xcode
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) WATIR
2 1 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 2 (3.92%) Back Office
2 1 (1.96%) Publishing
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (70.59%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Web Manager
3 7 (13.73%) Web Programme Manager
3 7 (13.73%) Programme Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Software Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) UX Designer
6 3 (5.88%) Designer
6 3 (5.88%) UI Designer
7 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.92%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Client Services Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) CSS
1 21 (41.18%) HTML
2 16 (31.37%) .NET
3 15 (29.41%) Grails
4 14 (27.45%) Web Services
5 9 (17.65%) jQuery
6 5 (9.80%) Backbone.js
7 4 (7.84%) Ember.js
8 2 (3.92%) XML
8 2 (3.92%) XHTML
9 1 (1.96%) JSON
9 1 (1.96%) Symfony
9 1 (1.96%) Django
9 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.96%) RESTful
9 1 (1.96%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.88%) User Experience
3 3 (5.88%) Taxonomies
3 3 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
1 1 (1.96%) Android
1 1 (1.96%) CentOS
1 1 (1.96%) openSUSE
1 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) OOP
3 14 (27.45%) Scrum
4 10 (19.61%) MVC
4 10 (19.61%) TDD
5 7 (13.73%) Risk Management
5 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
5 7 (13.73%) User Stories
6 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Use Case
7 3 (5.88%) Information Architecture
7 3 (5.88%) Change Control
7 3 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (5.88%) Web Design
8 2 (3.92%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.92%) Pair Programming
8 2 (3.92%) ITIL
8 2 (3.92%) OO
8 2 (3.92%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 50 (98.04%) Ruby
2 25 (49.02%) Java
3 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
4 22 (43.14%) C#
5 21 (41.18%) PHP
6 12 (23.53%) SQL
7 11 (21.57%) Perl
8 9 (17.65%) Python
9 8 (15.69%) C++
10 5 (9.80%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (1.96%) PHP5
11 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.96%) VB
11 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
Greater Manchester
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, pension, healthcare, life i
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
On the Beach
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + 26 days + pension + staff discounts
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
On the Beach
Salary: Competitive salary, 25 days’ holiday, Discounted Holidays, Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago