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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 179 143 116
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -27
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 73 106 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.05% 1.63% 2.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 2.79% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 62 88 139
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £33,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
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
3510 3799 4497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.46% 58.28% 60.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3068 3297 3945
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -48 40 £43,750 +9.37% 11
Cheshire +4 23 £55,000 - 5
Merseyside +19 8 £36,250 +39.42% 1
Lancashire -1 1 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 121 (66.85%) C#
2 95 (52.49%) .NET
3 88 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (45.86%) TDD
4 83 (45.86%) Git (software)
5 77 (42.54%) BDD
6 76 (41.99%) MVC
6 76 (41.99%) Java
7 75 (41.44%) NoSQL
8 71 (39.23%) Node.js
9 69 (38.12%) ASP.NET
10 68 (37.57%) RESTful
11 67 (37.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 67 (37.02%) SQL Server
11 67 (37.02%) ASP.NET Web API
12 62 (34.25%) Web Application Development
13 58 (32.04%) Python
14 57 (31.49%) JavaScript
15 51 (28.18%) Internet
16 43 (23.76%) PHP
17 42 (23.20%) HTML
18 39 (21.55%) CSS
19 36 (19.89%) Linux
19 36 (19.89%) Ruby on Rails
20 30 (16.57%) WCF
20 30 (16.57%) Web Services
20 30 (16.57%) Perl
20 30 (16.57%) MySQL
21 29 (16.02%) SQL
22 28 (15.47%) C++

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 71 (39.23%) Node.js
2 17 (9.39%) nginx
3 9 (4.97%) Apache
4 7 (3.87%) IIS
5 4 (2.21%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.66%) SAS
6 3 (1.66%) Facebook Platform
7 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.55%) CloudStack
Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Photoshop
1 3 (1.66%) Mingle
2 2 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.36%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.66%) Trello
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.55%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (28.18%) Internet
2 11 (6.08%) HTTP
3 5 (2.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.55%) SAN
4 1 (0.55%) Firewall
4 1 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (41.44%) NoSQL
2 67 (37.02%) SQL Server
3 30 (16.57%) MySQL
4 26 (14.36%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (6.63%) Amazon Redshift
6 11 (6.08%) Big Data
7 9 (4.97%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.76%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.21%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.55%) Riak
12 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.55%) SQLite
12 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 83 (45.86%) Git (software)
2 17 (9.39%) Selenium
3 14 (7.73%) WebDriver
3 14 (7.73%) Cucumber
4 13 (7.18%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.97%) TeamCity
6 8 (4.42%) Subversion
7 6 (3.31%) NUnit
7 6 (3.31%) Mercurial
8 5 (2.76%) Ant
8 5 (2.76%) MSTest
8 5 (2.76%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.21%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.21%) RSpec
9 4 (2.21%) WATIR
10 3 (1.66%) CruiseControl
10 3 (1.66%) Axure RP
11 2 (1.10%) JUnit
11 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.10%) JMeter
General
1 22 (12.15%) Games
2 6 (3.31%) Retail
3 3 (1.66%) Marketing
3 3 (1.66%) Electronics
3 3 (1.66%) Finance
4 2 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 120 (66.30%) Developer
2 65 (35.91%) .NET Developer
3 11 (6.08%) Architect
4 10 (5.52%) Web Developer
4 10 (5.52%) Test Engineer
5 8 (4.42%) Tester
5 8 (4.42%) Senior Developer
5 8 (4.42%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (4.42%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (4.42%) Automation Tester
5 8 (4.42%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (3.87%) Web Programme Manager
6 7 (3.87%) Web Manager
6 7 (3.87%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 7 (3.87%) Programme Manager
6 7 (3.87%) Software Engineer
6 7 (3.87%) C# Developer
6 7 (3.87%) PHP Developer
7 6 (3.31%) Analyst
7 6 (3.31%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (52.49%) .NET
2 69 (38.12%) ASP.NET
3 68 (37.57%) RESTful
4 67 (37.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 67 (37.02%) ASP.NET Web API
5 42 (23.20%) HTML
6 39 (21.55%) CSS
7 36 (19.89%) Ruby on Rails
8 30 (16.57%) WCF
8 30 (16.57%) Web Services
9 17 (9.39%) jQuery
10 11 (6.08%) Grails
10 11 (6.08%) HTML5
10 11 (6.08%) CSS3
10 11 (6.08%) Kafka
11 10 (5.52%) REST
12 8 (4.42%) SOAP
13 5 (2.76%) XML
13 5 (2.76%) WPF
13 5 (2.76%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.63%) BBC
2 10 (5.52%) Open Source
2 10 (5.52%) Social Media
3 8 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.31%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.21%) User Experience
7 3 (1.66%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.66%) Physics
8 2 (1.10%) iPhone
9 1 (0.55%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.55%) Online Games
9 1 (0.55%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.55%) iPad
9 1 (0.55%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.89%) Linux
2 10 (5.52%) Windows
3 8 (4.42%) CentOS
4 6 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.21%) Debian
6 2 (1.10%) Android
6 2 (1.10%) UNIX
6 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.55%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (45.86%) TDD
3 77 (42.54%) BDD
4 76 (41.99%) MVC
5 62 (34.25%) Web Application Development
6 27 (14.92%) OO
7 23 (12.71%) OOP
8 21 (11.60%) Software Engineering
9 16 (8.84%) Scrum
9 16 (8.84%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (6.08%) Automation Testing
11 11 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (4.97%) Configuration Management
12 9 (4.97%) Kanban
12 9 (4.97%) Test Automation
13 8 (4.42%) DevOps
13 8 (4.42%) Web Development
14 7 (3.87%) Risk Management
14 7 (3.87%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 121 (66.85%) C#
2 76 (41.99%) Java
3 58 (32.04%) Python
4 57 (31.49%) JavaScript
5 43 (23.76%) PHP
6 30 (16.57%) Perl
7 29 (16.02%) SQL
8 28 (15.47%) C++
9 9 (4.97%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.87%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.87%) PHP5
11 5 (2.76%) CoffeeScript
11 5 (2.76%) Scala
12 4 (2.21%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.66%) OCaml
13 3 (1.66%) Haskell
13 3 (1.66%) Erlang
13 3 (1.66%) Lisp
13 3 (1.66%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (6.08%) Degree
2 7 (3.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.10%) VCP4
4 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.42%) QA
2 7 (3.87%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.76%) Docker
2 3 (1.66%) Samba
3 2 (1.10%) Squid
3 2 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.10%) Varnish
4 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (8.84%) Puppet
2 12 (6.63%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.76%) Nagios
3 5 (2.76%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.10%) Munin
4 2 (1.10%) Zenoss
4 2 (1.10%) SmokePing
5 1 (0.55%) Ansible
5 1 (0.55%) Salt
5 1 (0.55%) Opsview
5 1 (0.55%) Cacti
Vendors
1 14 (7.73%) Google
2 13 (7.18%) Facebook
3 10 (5.52%) Yahoo!
3 10 (5.52%) Apple
3 10 (5.52%) Sony
4 7 (3.87%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.31%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.21%) VMware
7 3 (1.66%) Wonderware
7 3 (1.66%) Percona
7 3 (1.66%) Twitter
8 2 (1.10%) Zend
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco
9 1 (0.55%) Perforce
9 1 (0.55%) Rackspace
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Highly Competitive + Benefits
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Salary: £60K + Bonus, Corporate Benefits, 6% Pension
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits package
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
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