The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 157 96 159
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +63
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 96 169 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.29% 2.50% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.39% 4.08% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 78 124 83
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Ruby
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4009 4141 4310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.99% 61.17% 59.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3413 3637 3836
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 22 October 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 22 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 -77 54 £40,000 +3.89% 25
Cheshire -10 22 £55,000 +62.96% 7
Merseyside +25 18 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 113 (51.83%) C#
2 100 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (44.50%) TDD
4 87 (39.91%) .NET
5 83 (38.07%) MVC
6 82 (37.61%) Git (software)
7 77 (35.32%) BDD
8 75 (34.40%) Java
8 75 (34.40%) SQL Server
9 74 (33.94%) RESTful
10 71 (32.57%) Web Application Development
11 67 (30.73%) Node.js
11 67 (30.73%) ASP.NET
12 65 (29.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 65 (29.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 64 (29.36%) NoSQL
14 62 (28.44%) JavaScript
15 52 (23.85%) Linux
16 51 (23.39%) Ruby on Rails
17 50 (22.94%) OO
18 49 (22.48%) Internet
19 48 (22.02%) Python
20 46 (21.10%) CSS
20 46 (21.10%) PHP
21 43 (19.72%) HTML
22 41 (18.81%) Perl
23 40 (18.35%) WCF
24 31 (14.22%) MySQL
25 30 (13.76%) Software Engineering
26 25 (11.47%) SQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 67 (30.73%) Node.js
2 23 (10.55%) Apache
3 12 (5.50%) OpenStack
4 7 (3.21%) nginx
5 6 (2.75%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.29%) TIBCO EMS
7 4 (1.83%) IIS
8 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.46%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.46%) Drupal
8 1 (0.46%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.75%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.46%) Mingle
2 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (2.29%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.83%) SaaS
3 4 (1.83%) IaaS
4 2 (0.92%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.92%) Route 53
4 2 (0.92%) Trello
5 1 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.46%) PaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (22.48%) Internet
2 7 (3.21%) HTTP
2 7 (3.21%) DNS
3 5 (2.29%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (1.83%) SSL
4 4 (1.83%) LDAP
4 4 (1.83%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.83%) SSH
5 3 (1.38%) tcpdump
5 3 (1.38%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.38%) SMTP
6 2 (0.92%) Firewall
7 1 (0.46%) Network Security
7 1 (0.46%) Broadband
7 1 (0.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (34.40%) SQL Server
2 64 (29.36%) NoSQL
3 31 (14.22%) MySQL
4 23 (10.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (8.72%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (5.96%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.75%) MariaDB
7 6 (2.75%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.29%) DB2
9 3 (1.38%) Big Data
9 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.46%) Redis
11 1 (0.46%) Riak
11 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 82 (37.61%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.72%) Jenkins
3 17 (7.80%) Cucumber
4 15 (6.88%) WebDriver
5 14 (6.42%) Selenium
6 12 (5.50%) TeamCity
7 9 (4.13%) Hudson
8 7 (3.21%) SpecFlow
8 7 (3.21%) Visual Studio
9 6 (2.75%) JIRA
10 5 (2.29%) Axure RP
10 5 (2.29%) NUnit
10 5 (2.29%) Subversion
10 5 (2.29%) Bugzilla
11 4 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (1.83%) Xcode
11 4 (1.83%) LabVIEW
11 4 (1.83%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.83%) RSpec
11 4 (1.83%) eggPlant
General
1 20 (9.17%) Games
2 16 (7.34%) Finance
3 9 (4.13%) Automotive
4 6 (2.75%) Retail
5 5 (2.29%) Back Office
6 3 (1.38%) Local Government
6 3 (1.38%) German Language
6 3 (1.38%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.38%) Turkish Language
7 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.92%) Electronics
7 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.92%) Military
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 153 (70.18%) Developer
2 63 (28.90%) .NET Developer
3 22 (10.09%) Web Developer
4 16 (7.34%) Software Developer
4 16 (7.34%) Front-End Developer
5 12 (5.50%) Senior Developer
6 11 (5.05%) C# Developer
7 9 (4.13%) Test Engineer
8 8 (3.67%) Software Engineer
8 8 (3.67%) Ruby Developer
9 7 (3.21%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (3.21%) Tester
10 6 (2.75%) Lead Developer
10 6 (2.75%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (2.75%) PHP Developer
11 5 (2.29%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (2.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (2.29%) Team Leader
11 5 (2.29%) Administrator
11 5 (2.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (39.91%) .NET
2 74 (33.94%) RESTful
3 67 (30.73%) ASP.NET
4 65 (29.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 65 (29.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 51 (23.39%) Ruby on Rails
6 46 (21.10%) CSS
7 43 (19.72%) HTML
8 40 (18.35%) WCF
9 25 (11.47%) Web Services
10 24 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 16 (7.34%) HTML5
11 16 (7.34%) CSS3
12 15 (6.88%) jQuery
13 11 (5.05%) LINQ
14 10 (4.59%) Ninject
15 9 (4.13%) Backbone.js
16 8 (3.67%) XHTML
16 8 (3.67%) XML
16 8 (3.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.42%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.50%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.59%) BBC
3 10 (4.59%) Open Source
4 9 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.13%) User Experience
5 8 (3.67%) Social Media
6 4 (1.83%) Clustering
6 4 (1.83%) Replication
6 4 (1.83%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.46%) iPad
7 1 (0.46%) Xbox
7 1 (0.46%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.46%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.46%) Streaming Music
7 1 (0.46%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.46%) Online Games
7 1 (0.46%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 52 (23.85%) Linux
2 15 (6.88%) Windows
3 10 (4.59%) Apple iOS
4 9 (4.13%) CentOS
4 9 (4.13%) UNIX
5 6 (2.75%) Android
6 4 (1.83%) FreeBSD
6 4 (1.83%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.92%) Debian
8 2 (0.92%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.46%) openSUSE
9 1 (0.46%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (44.50%) TDD
3 83 (38.07%) MVC
4 77 (35.32%) BDD
5 71 (32.57%) Web Application Development
6 50 (22.94%) OO
7 30 (13.76%) Software Engineering
8 24 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (9.63%) E-Commerce
10 20 (9.17%) Scrum
11 18 (8.26%) Mentoring
12 16 (7.34%) Configuration Management
13 15 (6.88%) OOP
13 15 (6.88%) Change Control
13 15 (6.88%) DevOps
14 13 (5.96%) Web Development
15 12 (5.50%) Automated Testing
16 11 (5.05%) ITIL
17 10 (4.59%) Dependency Injection
18 9 (4.13%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 113 (51.83%) C#
2 75 (34.40%) Java
3 62 (28.44%) JavaScript
4 48 (22.02%) Python
5 46 (21.10%) PHP
6 41 (18.81%) Perl
7 25 (11.47%) SQL
8 13 (5.96%) Shell Script
9 12 (5.50%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.67%) C++
11 7 (3.21%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.83%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.83%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.83%) PHP5
13 3 (1.38%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (1.38%) Clojure
13 3 (1.38%) Scala
13 3 (1.38%) C
14 1 (0.46%) Groovy
14 1 (0.46%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 23 (10.55%) Degree
2 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.46%) ISEB
2 1 (0.46%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.34%) QA
2 5 (2.29%) SLA
3 2 (0.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.29%) Varnish
1 5 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.38%) VirtualBox
2 3 (1.38%) Docker
2 3 (1.38%) Squid
3 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (10.55%) Puppet
2 20 (9.17%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.75%) CFEngine
4 5 (2.29%) Nagios
4 5 (2.29%) TIBCO Hawk
5 4 (1.83%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.83%) Capistrano
6 3 (1.38%) Ansible
6 3 (1.38%) SCOM
6 3 (1.38%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.92%) logstash
8 1 (0.46%) YUM
8 1 (0.46%) Salt
8 1 (0.46%) Kibana
8 1 (0.46%) Opsview
Vendors
1 13 (5.96%) Red Hat
2 12 (5.50%) Google
3 10 (4.59%) Wonderware
4 9 (4.13%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.67%) Apple
5 8 (3.67%) VMware
5 8 (3.67%) Sony
5 8 (3.67%) Yahoo!
5 8 (3.67%) Facebook
6 5 (2.29%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.38%) Remedy
8 2 (0.92%) Oracle
8 2 (0.92%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.92%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.92%) RightScale
8 2 (0.92%) Percona
9 1 (0.46%) Splunk
9 1 (0.46%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.46%) Zend
9 1 (0.46%) Perforce
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Alex James Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Altrincham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £263 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 13 days ago