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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 241 195 191
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -4
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 13 51 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.76% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 1.58% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 12 47 62
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
3132 3228 3497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.76% 48.19% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2686 2883 3130
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 October 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 1 October 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 -43 11 £38,750 +4.72% 4
Cheshire -18 2 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 67 (98.53%) Ruby
2 40 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (54.41%) JavaScript
4 35 (51.47%) CSS
5 28 (41.18%) PHP
5 28 (41.18%) HTML
5 28 (41.18%) OO
6 26 (38.24%) Java
7 23 (33.82%) MVC
8 22 (32.35%) Linux
9 21 (30.88%) Perl
10 20 (29.41%) Software Engineering
11 19 (27.94%) TDD
12 15 (22.06%) jQuery
12 15 (22.06%) Mobile App
13 13 (19.12%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (19.12%) Web Development
14 12 (17.65%) Apple iOS
14 12 (17.65%) .NET
15 11 (16.18%) MySQL
15 11 (16.18%) C#
15 11 (16.18%) XHTML
15 11 (16.18%) Scrum
15 11 (16.18%) Degree
16 10 (14.71%) Web Application Development
16 10 (14.71%) OOP
16 10 (14.71%) Apache
16 10 (14.71%) SQL
17 9 (13.24%) Web Services
17 9 (13.24%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (14.71%) Apache
2 3 (4.41%) nginx
3 2 (2.94%) Node.js
3 2 (2.94%) Drupal
3 2 (2.94%) CMS
4 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (16.18%) MySQL
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.76%) Subversion
3 6 (8.82%) Xcode
4 3 (4.41%) RSpec
4 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.47%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Automotive
3 6 (8.82%) Back Office
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (86.76%) Developer
2 14 (20.59%) Web Developer
3 13 (19.12%) Software Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Junior
5 7 (10.29%) Junior Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (8.82%) iOS Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Ruby Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Junior Java Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Graduate
9 3 (4.41%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.94%) Technical Project Leader
10 2 (2.94%) Project Leader
11 1 (1.47%) Project Manager
11 1 (1.47%) Programme Manager
11 1 (1.47%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (51.47%) CSS
2 28 (41.18%) HTML
3 15 (22.06%) jQuery
4 12 (17.65%) .NET
5 11 (16.18%) XHTML
6 9 (13.24%) Web Services
6 9 (13.24%) RESTful
7 7 (10.29%) XML
8 6 (8.82%) JSON
8 6 (8.82%) Cocoa Touch
8 6 (8.82%) UIKit
8 6 (8.82%) iOS SDK
8 6 (8.82%) HTML5
8 6 (8.82%) Cocoa
9 5 (7.35%) Apache Flex
10 4 (5.88%) Google Maps API
10 4 (5.88%) Spring MVC
10 4 (5.88%) Ajax
10 4 (5.88%) Spring
10 4 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Mobile App
2 9 (13.24%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.82%) Open Source
4 3 (4.41%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.94%) User Experience
6 1 (1.47%) W3C
6 1 (1.47%) iPhone
6 1 (1.47%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.35%) Linux
2 12 (17.65%) Apple iOS
3 7 (10.29%) Android
4 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.18%) OO
3 23 (33.82%) MVC
4 20 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 19 (27.94%) TDD
6 13 (19.12%) Web Development
7 11 (16.18%) Scrum
8 10 (14.71%) Web Application Development
8 10 (14.71%) OOP
9 8 (11.76%) Pair Programming
9 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 7 (10.29%) iOS Development
10 7 (10.29%) Mobile Application Development
10 7 (10.29%) Mentoring
11 6 (8.82%) Regression Testing
12 3 (4.41%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (4.41%) Automated Testing
12 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (4.41%) User Stories
13 1 (1.47%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 67 (98.53%) Ruby
2 37 (54.41%) JavaScript
3 28 (41.18%) PHP
4 26 (38.24%) Java
5 21 (30.88%) Perl
6 11 (16.18%) C#
7 10 (14.71%) SQL
8 6 (8.82%) C++
8 6 (8.82%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.47%) C
9 1 (1.47%) Python
9 1 (1.47%) VB
9 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Capistrano
2 3 (4.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (1.47%) Adobe
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle
2 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.47%) EPiServer
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Greater Manchester
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Greater Manchester
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago