The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby 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 over the 3 months to 23 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 Programming Languages category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 129 131 174
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +43
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 121 129 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.72% 1.76% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.15% 3.00% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 102 104 72
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,405 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3846 4297 4522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.61% 58.73% 60.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3229 3823 4115
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Ruby
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the North West region.

Ruby Salary Trend in the North West

Ruby
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in the North West

Ruby
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 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 -34 61 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Cheshire +18 34 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Merseyside +10 20 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Lancashire +7 4 £37,123 +23.74% 2
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Ruby 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.

1 116 (41.73%) Java
2 110 (39.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 96 (34.53%) C#
4 89 (32.01%) JavaScript
5 86 (30.94%) PHP
6 85 (30.58%) .NET
7 84 (30.22%) TDD
8 82 (29.50%) Linux
9 76 (27.34%) MVC
10 75 (26.98%) OO
11 74 (26.62%) CSS
12 66 (23.74%) HTML
12 66 (23.74%) Git (software)
13 62 (22.30%) Python
14 61 (21.94%) Perl
14 61 (21.94%) SQL Server
15 57 (20.50%) RESTful
16 55 (19.78%) Web Application Development
17 54 (19.42%) SQL
18 52 (18.71%) Software Engineering
19 51 (18.35%) MySQL
20 47 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
20 47 (16.91%) BDD
20 47 (16.91%) Node.js
21 45 (16.19%) Degree
22 42 (15.11%) ASP.NET
23 40 (14.39%) NoSQL
24 39 (14.03%) ASP.NET MVC
24 39 (14.03%) ASP.NET Web API
25 36 (12.95%) SQL Server 2012

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Ruby 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 47 (16.91%) Node.js
2 36 (12.95%) Apache
3 15 (5.40%) Tomcat
4 14 (5.04%) OpenStack
5 12 (4.32%) TIBCO EMS
6 10 (3.60%) nginx
7 4 (1.44%) CMS
8 3 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.72%) Drupal
10 1 (0.36%) WordPress
10 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.36%) IIS
10 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.36%) SAS
10 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (1.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (4.32%) BusinessWorks
1 12 (4.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.88%) SaaS
2 4 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.08%) IaaS
4 2 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.72%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.72%) Route 53
5 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.95%) Internet
2 14 (5.04%) DNS
3 9 (3.24%) SSL
3 9 (3.24%) LDAP
3 9 (3.24%) Kerberos
3 9 (3.24%) SSH
4 6 (2.16%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.80%) SMTP
5 5 (1.80%) Wireshark
5 5 (1.80%) tcpdump
6 4 (1.44%) HTTP
7 1 (0.36%) CTI
7 1 (0.36%) Intranet
7 1 (0.36%) Network Security
7 1 (0.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (21.94%) SQL Server
2 51 (18.35%) MySQL
3 40 (14.39%) NoSQL
4 36 (12.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (10.79%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (4.32%) DB2
7 11 (3.96%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.80%) MariaDB
9 4 (1.44%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.44%) Big Data
10 3 (1.08%) Redis
10 3 (1.08%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.72%) HBase
12 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 66 (23.74%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.55%) Cucumber
3 18 (6.47%) Subversion
4 14 (5.04%) WebDriver
5 12 (4.32%) Jenkins
6 10 (3.60%) Selenium
7 9 (3.24%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (3.24%) LabVIEW
7 9 (3.24%) eggPlant
7 9 (3.24%) Hudson
8 8 (2.88%) Xcode
9 7 (2.52%) Visual Studio
9 7 (2.52%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.16%) RSpec
11 5 (1.80%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.80%) JIRA
11 5 (1.80%) Bugzilla
12 3 (1.08%) Ant
12 3 (1.08%) NUnit
12 3 (1.08%) Grunt
General
1 24 (8.63%) Finance
2 9 (3.24%) Automotive
3 7 (2.52%) Marketing
4 5 (1.80%) Local Government
5 4 (1.44%) Retail
5 4 (1.44%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.08%) Electronics
6 3 (1.08%) Games
6 3 (1.08%) Military
7 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.72%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 172 (61.87%) Developer
2 42 (15.11%) .NET Developer
3 31 (11.15%) Web Developer
4 28 (10.07%) Software Developer
5 23 (8.27%) Software Engineer
5 23 (8.27%) Team Leader
6 21 (7.55%) Front-End Developer
7 14 (5.04%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 14 (5.04%) Development Team Leader
8 13 (4.68%) Ruby Developer
9 11 (3.96%) PHP Developer
9 11 (3.96%) Linux Administrator
9 11 (3.96%) Administrator
9 11 (3.96%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (3.60%) Applications Developer
10 10 (3.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 9 (3.24%) Technical Team Leader
12 8 (2.88%) iOS Developer
13 7 (2.52%) Programmer
14 6 (2.16%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (39.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 85 (30.58%) .NET
3 74 (26.62%) CSS
4 66 (23.74%) HTML
5 57 (20.50%) RESTful
6 42 (15.11%) ASP.NET
7 39 (14.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (14.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 36 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 32 (11.51%) jQuery
10 29 (10.43%) HTML5
10 29 (10.43%) Web Services
11 21 (7.55%) CSS3
12 20 (7.19%) WCF
13 14 (5.04%) XHTML
14 12 (4.32%) JMS
15 11 (3.96%) J2EE
16 10 (3.60%) JSON
16 10 (3.60%) Sass
17 9 (3.24%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.59%) Computer Science
2 33 (11.87%) Mobile App
3 29 (10.43%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (5.76%) Open Source
5 12 (4.32%) Social Media
6 10 (3.60%) Replication
7 9 (3.24%) Clustering
7 9 (3.24%) BBC
7 9 (3.24%) Device Driver
8 8 (2.88%) Streaming Media
9 5 (1.80%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.44%) New Media
11 2 (0.72%) Xbox
11 2 (0.72%) iPhone
11 2 (0.72%) Tandem
12 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.36%) Streaming Music
12 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.36%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 82 (29.50%) Linux
2 29 (10.43%) Apple iOS
3 25 (8.99%) Windows
4 23 (8.27%) Android
5 17 (6.12%) UNIX
6 12 (4.32%) Ubuntu
6 12 (4.32%) CentOS
7 9 (3.24%) FreeBSD
8 5 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.36%) Debian
11 1 (0.36%) Fedora
11 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (30.22%) TDD
2 76 (27.34%) MVC
3 75 (26.98%) OO
4 55 (19.78%) Web Application Development
5 52 (18.71%) Software Engineering
6 47 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (16.91%) BDD
7 33 (11.87%) Web Development
7 33 (11.87%) E-Commerce
8 30 (10.79%) Scrum
9 23 (8.27%) OOP
10 21 (7.55%) Pair Programming
11 20 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (6.47%) Automated Testing
13 17 (6.12%) ITIL
13 17 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (5.76%) SOA
15 15 (5.40%) Mobile Application Development
16 14 (5.04%) Configuration Management
17 13 (4.68%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 116 (41.73%) Java
2 96 (34.53%) C#
3 89 (32.01%) JavaScript
4 86 (30.94%) PHP
5 62 (22.30%) Python
6 61 (21.94%) Perl
7 54 (19.42%) SQL
8 24 (8.63%) Shell Script
9 22 (7.91%) C++
10 17 (6.12%) Objective-C
11 11 (3.96%) PHP5
11 11 (3.96%) Bash Shell
12 10 (3.60%) C
13 7 (2.52%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.16%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.08%) VB
16 2 (0.72%) CoffeeScript
17 1 (0.36%) Groovy
17 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (16.19%) Degree
2 5 (1.80%) RHCE
3 1 (0.36%) OCPJP
3 1 (0.36%) MCSE
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.99%) QA
2 12 (4.32%) SLA
3 3 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.80%) Squid
1 5 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.80%) Varnish
2 4 (1.44%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.36%) Docker
3 1 (0.36%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 27 (9.71%) Puppet
2 16 (5.76%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.32%) TIBCO Hawk
4 11 (3.96%) Nagios
5 9 (3.24%) Capistrano
6 6 (2.16%) CFEngine
6 6 (2.16%) logstash
7 5 (1.80%) Kibana
7 5 (1.80%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.80%) SCOM
8 2 (0.72%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.36%) YUM
Vendors
1 14 (5.04%) Google
2 13 (4.68%) Red Hat
3 12 (4.32%) Apple
3 12 (4.32%) TIBCO
3 12 (4.32%) Facebook
4 11 (3.96%) VMware
5 10 (3.60%) Sony
6 9 (3.24%) Yahoo!
7 7 (2.52%) Wonderware
8 6 (2.16%) Remedy
8 6 (2.16%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.08%) Oracle
9 3 (1.08%) Zend
10 2 (0.72%) RightScale
10 2 (0.72%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.36%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.36%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.36%) Splunk
11 1 (0.36%) Percona
11 1 (0.36%) SolarWinds
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + package
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