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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 171 159 217
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +58
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 73 93 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.04% 1.28% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 2.58% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 60 93 23
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3303 3608 3513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 46.88% 49.58% 49.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2815 3218 3161
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 64 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Merseyside - 5 £27,000 -
Cheshire +8 2 £28,500 -23.48%
Lancashire 0 2 £28,000 -13.84%
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 97 (98.98%) Ruby
2 54 (55.10%) JavaScript
3 48 (48.98%) CSS
4 46 (46.94%) PHP
5 43 (43.88%) HTML
6 41 (41.84%) Java
7 34 (34.69%) MVC
8 32 (32.65%) OO
9 30 (30.61%) jQuery
10 28 (28.57%) .NET
10 28 (28.57%) Software Engineering
11 27 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (27.55%) TDD
12 26 (26.53%) MySQL
12 26 (26.53%) Linux
13 22 (22.45%) Perl
13 22 (22.45%) Web Development
14 21 (21.43%) SQL
15 20 (20.41%) Mobile App
16 19 (19.39%) Git (software)
16 19 (19.39%) PostgreSQL
17 18 (18.37%) Scrum
17 18 (18.37%) HTML5
18 16 (16.33%) Subversion
19 14 (14.29%) Apache
20 13 (13.27%) C#
20 13 (13.27%) Degree
20 13 (13.27%) Apple iOS
20 13 (13.27%) Web Application Development
20 13 (13.27%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (14.29%) Apache
2 6 (6.12%) nginx
2 6 (6.12%) Node.js
3 4 (4.08%) SAS
4 2 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.02%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.02%) WordPress
5 1 (1.02%) Drupal
5 1 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.08%) HTTP
3 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.02%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.53%) MySQL
2 19 (19.39%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (8.16%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.04%) HBase
4 2 (2.04%) Redis
4 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.02%) Big Data
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (19.39%) Git (software)
2 16 (16.33%) Subversion
3 6 (6.12%) RSpec
4 5 (5.10%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.08%) Xcode
6 3 (3.06%) Ant
6 3 (3.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (3.06%) Selenium
6 3 (3.06%) Grunt
7 2 (2.04%) JUnit
8 1 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.02%) Maven
8 1 (1.02%) NetBeans
General
1 7 (7.14%) Marketing
2 4 (4.08%) Retail
3 2 (2.04%) Finance
3 2 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (82.65%) Developer
2 22 (22.45%) Software Developer
3 20 (20.41%) Web Developer
4 18 (18.37%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 13 (13.27%) Ruby Developer
5 13 (13.27%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (9.18%) Software Engineer
6 9 (9.18%) Programmer
7 7 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Software Programmer
9 5 (5.10%) Junior
9 5 (5.10%) Junior Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Junior Java Developer
10 4 (4.08%) iOS Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.08%) Architect
11 3 (3.06%) Applications Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (48.98%) CSS
2 43 (43.88%) HTML
3 30 (30.61%) jQuery
4 28 (28.57%) .NET
5 18 (18.37%) HTML5
6 12 (12.24%) Web Services
7 11 (11.22%) Sass
8 10 (10.20%) RESTful
8 10 (10.20%) XHTML
9 9 (9.18%) CSS3
10 7 (7.14%) Ajax
10 7 (7.14%) LAMP
11 6 (6.12%) Apache Flex
11 6 (6.12%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (6.12%) Spring
11 6 (6.12%) XML
12 5 (5.10%) Spring MVC
12 5 (5.10%) Hibernate
12 5 (5.10%) Phusion Passenger
12 5 (5.10%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.41%) Mobile App
2 13 (13.27%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (7.14%) Open Source
4 5 (5.10%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.06%) Social Media
6 2 (2.04%) iPhone
6 2 (2.04%) Tandem
7 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.53%) Linux
2 13 (13.27%) Apple iOS
3 11 (11.22%) Android
4 6 (6.12%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.08%) Windows
6 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.02%) Solaris
7 1 (1.02%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.69%) MVC
2 32 (32.65%) OO
3 28 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 27 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (27.55%) TDD
5 22 (22.45%) Web Development
6 18 (18.37%) Scrum
7 13 (13.27%) Web Application Development
8 11 (11.22%) Mobile Application Development
9 10 (10.20%) E-Commerce
10 9 (9.18%) iOS Development
11 8 (8.16%) Automated Testing
11 8 (8.16%) Pair Programming
12 5 (5.10%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (5.10%) Android Development
13 4 (4.08%) Unit Testing
13 4 (4.08%) SEO
13 4 (4.08%) OOP
14 3 (3.06%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 97 (98.98%) Ruby
2 54 (55.10%) JavaScript
3 46 (46.94%) PHP
4 41 (41.84%) Java
5 22 (22.45%) Perl
6 21 (21.43%) SQL
7 13 (13.27%) C#
8 8 (8.16%) C++
9 5 (5.10%) Python
10 4 (4.08%) Objective-C
11 3 (3.06%) VB
12 2 (2.04%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) OCPJP
2 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) Capistrano
2 5 (5.10%) Puppet
3 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (5.10%) Google
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.08%) Apple
3 3 (3.06%) Facebook
4 2 (2.04%) Zend
4 2 (2.04%) Adobe
5 1 (1.02%) JBoss
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle
5 1 (1.02%) Percona
5 1 (1.02%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.02%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.02%) Sitecore
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago