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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 208 176 211
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +35
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 39 70 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.97% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 2.03% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 37 65 33
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3135 3453 3523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.94% 47.64% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2646 3076 3247
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,500
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
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 29 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 29 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 29 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Cheshire -4 10 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 106 (99.07%) Ruby
2 60 (56.07%) JavaScript
3 54 (50.47%) CSS
4 45 (42.06%) PHP
4 45 (42.06%) HTML
5 43 (40.19%) OO
6 40 (37.38%) Java
7 35 (32.71%) MVC
8 34 (31.78%) Software Engineering
9 33 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (28.04%) Linux
11 29 (27.10%) jQuery
12 28 (26.17%) TDD
12 28 (26.17%) .NET
12 28 (26.17%) Mobile App
13 27 (25.23%) Perl
14 25 (23.36%) Web Development
15 21 (19.63%) MySQL
16 20 (18.69%) PostgreSQL
17 19 (17.76%) Apple iOS
18 18 (16.82%) C#
19 17 (15.89%) Enterprise Software
20 16 (14.95%) SQL
20 16 (14.95%) Apache
20 16 (14.95%) Git (software)
21 15 (14.02%) Subversion
21 15 (14.02%) Web Services
21 15 (14.02%) Mobile Application Development
21 15 (14.02%) Web Application Development
21 15 (14.02%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 16 (14.95%) Apache
2 6 (5.61%) Node.js
3 5 (4.67%) nginx
4 3 (2.80%) CMS
5 2 (1.87%) Drupal
5 2 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.87%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.74%) HTTP
3 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.63%) MySQL
2 20 (18.69%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.87%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.87%) HBase
4 2 (1.87%) Redis
5 1 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (14.95%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.02%) Subversion
3 8 (7.48%) Xcode
4 5 (4.67%) RSpec
4 5 (4.67%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (2.80%) Grunt
5 3 (2.80%) Ant
5 3 (2.80%) Selenium
6 1 (0.93%) JUnit
6 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.93%) NetBeans
General
1 9 (8.41%) Finance
2 7 (6.54%) Automotive
2 7 (6.54%) Marketing
3 2 (1.87%) Back Office
3 2 (1.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (85.05%) Developer
2 23 (21.50%) Web Developer
2 23 (21.50%) Software Developer
3 15 (14.02%) Front-End Developer
4 14 (13.08%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 12 (11.21%) Software Engineer
6 9 (8.41%) Ruby Developer
7 8 (7.48%) iOS Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Junior Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Junior Java Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Junior
10 4 (3.74%) Programmer
10 4 (3.74%) Software Programmer
11 3 (2.80%) Applications Developer
11 3 (2.80%) Team Leader
11 3 (2.80%) .NET Developer
12 2 (1.87%) Senior Software Engineer
12 2 (1.87%) Development Team Leader
12 2 (1.87%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (50.47%) CSS
2 45 (42.06%) HTML
3 29 (27.10%) jQuery
4 28 (26.17%) .NET
5 15 (14.02%) Web Services
5 15 (14.02%) HTML5
6 13 (12.15%) RESTful
6 13 (12.15%) XHTML
7 9 (8.41%) Sass
8 8 (7.48%) Cocoa Touch
8 8 (7.48%) UIKit
8 8 (7.48%) iOS SDK
8 8 (7.48%) Cocoa
8 8 (7.48%) XML
8 8 (7.48%) JSON
9 7 (6.54%) Ajax
9 7 (6.54%) Apache Flex
9 7 (6.54%) CSS3
10 5 (4.67%) Phusion Passenger
10 5 (4.67%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.17%) Mobile App
2 17 (15.89%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.48%) Open Source
4 5 (4.67%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.80%) Social Media
6 2 (1.87%) iPhone
7 1 (0.93%) Tandem
7 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.04%) Linux
2 19 (17.76%) Apple iOS
3 13 (12.15%) Android
4 6 (5.61%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.80%) Windows
6 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.19%) OO
2 35 (32.71%) MVC
3 34 (31.78%) Software Engineering
4 33 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (26.17%) TDD
6 25 (23.36%) Web Development
7 15 (14.02%) Web Application Development
7 15 (14.02%) Mobile Application Development
8 14 (13.08%) Scrum
9 13 (12.15%) E-Commerce
9 13 (12.15%) iOS Development
10 12 (11.21%) OOP
11 10 (9.35%) Pair Programming
12 8 (7.48%) Automated Testing
13 5 (4.67%) Android Development
13 5 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (4.67%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (4.67%) SEO
14 4 (3.74%) Unit Testing
15 3 (2.80%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 106 (99.07%) Ruby
2 60 (56.07%) JavaScript
3 45 (42.06%) PHP
4 40 (37.38%) Java
5 27 (25.23%) Perl
6 18 (16.82%) C#
7 16 (14.95%) SQL
8 11 (10.28%) C++
9 8 (7.48%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.80%) VB
11 2 (1.87%) Python
11 2 (1.87%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.93%) Scala
12 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (13.08%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) OCPJP
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) Capistrano
2 5 (4.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (4.67%) Google
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.80%) Apple
2 3 (2.80%) Facebook
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle
3 2 (1.87%) Zend
4 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.93%) Percona
4 1 (0.93%) JBoss
4 1 (0.93%) Adobe
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