The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 194 174 225
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +51
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 46 71 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.96% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.50% 1.99% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 42 68 28
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3069 3571 3491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.00% 48.43% 47.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2571 3184 3222
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby on Rails
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 35 £35,000 - 4
Cheshire +3 10 £37,500 +7.14%
Merseyside -2 1 £27,000 -12.90%
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 112 (99.12%) Ruby
2 64 (56.64%) JavaScript
3 59 (52.21%) CSS
4 50 (44.25%) HTML
5 46 (40.71%) PHP
6 43 (38.05%) OO
7 42 (37.17%) Java
8 38 (33.63%) MVC
9 34 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (29.20%) Software Engineering
11 32 (28.32%) jQuery
12 31 (27.43%) .NET
13 28 (24.78%) TDD
13 28 (24.78%) Mobile App
14 27 (23.89%) Linux
15 26 (23.01%) Web Development
16 25 (22.12%) Perl
17 22 (19.47%) MySQL
18 19 (16.81%) C#
18 19 (16.81%) HTML5
19 18 (15.93%) Apple iOS
19 18 (15.93%) PostgreSQL
20 17 (15.04%) SQL
20 17 (15.04%) Enterprise Software
21 16 (14.16%) Git (software)
21 16 (14.16%) Web Services
21 16 (14.16%) Scrum
22 15 (13.27%) Subversion
22 15 (13.27%) Mobile Application Development
23 14 (12.39%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 14 (12.39%) Apache
2 8 (7.08%) Node.js
3 5 (4.42%) nginx
4 3 (2.65%) CMS
5 2 (1.77%) Drupal
5 2 (1.77%) SAS
5 2 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.88%) WordPress
6 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.77%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.42%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.47%) MySQL
2 18 (15.93%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.77%) HBase
4 2 (1.77%) Redis
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (14.16%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.27%) Subversion
3 8 (7.08%) Xcode
4 5 (4.42%) RSpec
4 5 (4.42%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (2.65%) Grunt
5 3 (2.65%) Ant
5 3 (2.65%) Selenium
6 1 (0.88%) JUnit
6 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.88%) NetBeans
General
1 9 (7.96%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Automotive
2 7 (6.19%) Marketing
3 2 (1.77%) Back Office
3 2 (1.77%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 95 (84.07%) Developer
2 23 (20.35%) Software Developer
3 22 (19.47%) Web Developer
4 18 (15.93%) Front-End Developer
5 15 (13.27%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 12 (10.62%) Software Engineer
7 10 (8.85%) Ruby Developer
8 8 (7.08%) iOS Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Junior Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Junior Java Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Junior
11 4 (3.54%) Programmer
11 4 (3.54%) Team Leader
11 4 (3.54%) Software Programmer
12 3 (2.65%) Development Team Leader
12 3 (2.65%) .NET Developer
12 3 (2.65%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.65%) Applications Developer
13 2 (1.77%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (52.21%) CSS
2 50 (44.25%) HTML
3 32 (28.32%) jQuery
4 31 (27.43%) .NET
5 19 (16.81%) HTML5
6 16 (14.16%) Web Services
7 13 (11.50%) XHTML
7 13 (11.50%) RESTful
8 12 (10.62%) Sass
9 11 (9.73%) CSS3
10 9 (7.96%) XML
11 8 (7.08%) Cocoa
11 8 (7.08%) JSON
11 8 (7.08%) Apache Flex
11 8 (7.08%) Cocoa Touch
11 8 (7.08%) UIKit
11 8 (7.08%) iOS SDK
12 7 (6.19%) Ajax
13 5 (4.42%) Hibernate
13 5 (4.42%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.78%) Mobile App
2 17 (15.04%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.08%) Open Source
4 5 (4.42%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.65%) Social Media
6 2 (1.77%) Tandem
6 2 (1.77%) iPhone
7 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.89%) Linux
2 18 (15.93%) Apple iOS
3 12 (10.62%) Android
4 6 (5.31%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.65%) Windows
6 2 (1.77%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (38.05%) OO
2 38 (33.63%) MVC
3 34 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (29.20%) Software Engineering
5 28 (24.78%) TDD
6 26 (23.01%) Web Development
7 16 (14.16%) Scrum
8 15 (13.27%) Mobile Application Development
9 13 (11.50%) Web Application Development
9 13 (11.50%) iOS Development
9 13 (11.50%) E-Commerce
10 11 (9.73%) Pair Programming
11 10 (8.85%) OOP
12 8 (7.08%) Automated Testing
13 5 (4.42%) Android Development
13 5 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (4.42%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (4.42%) SEO
14 4 (3.54%) Unit Testing
15 3 (2.65%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 112 (99.12%) Ruby
2 64 (56.64%) JavaScript
3 46 (40.71%) PHP
4 42 (37.17%) Java
5 25 (22.12%) Perl
6 19 (16.81%) C#
7 17 (15.04%) SQL
8 11 (9.73%) C++
9 8 (7.08%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.65%) VB
10 3 (2.65%) Python
11 2 (1.77%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.88%) Scala
12 1 (0.88%) C
12 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.62%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) OCPJP
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) Capistrano
2 5 (4.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (4.42%) Google
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.65%) Apple
2 3 (2.65%) Facebook
3 2 (1.77%) Adobe
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle
3 2 (1.77%) Zend
4 1 (0.88%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.88%) Percona
4 1 (0.88%) JBoss
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