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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 155 136 145
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 87 108 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.28% 1.63% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 2.70% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 82 91 108
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £40,450
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
3431 3993 4880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.43% 60.32% 61.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3043 3478 4346
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,824
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -31 52 £41,500 -7.77% 16
Cheshire +11 25 £55,000 +69.23% 4
Merseyside +19 8 £35,000 - 3
Lancashire -15 1 - - 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 131 (68.59%) C#
2 106 (55.50%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (51.83%) TDD
4 97 (50.79%) .NET
5 91 (47.64%) Git (software)
6 86 (45.03%) BDD
7 84 (43.98%) MVC
8 81 (42.41%) Java
9 78 (40.84%) NoSQL
10 75 (39.27%) Node.js
10 75 (39.27%) ASP.NET
11 73 (38.22%) SQL Server
11 73 (38.22%) RESTful
11 73 (38.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 73 (38.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 68 (35.60%) Web Application Development
13 60 (31.41%) JavaScript
14 56 (29.32%) Internet
15 55 (28.80%) Python
16 45 (23.56%) HTML
17 41 (21.47%) CSS
18 40 (20.94%) PHP
19 39 (20.42%) WCF
20 36 (18.85%) Linux
20 36 (18.85%) OO
21 33 (17.28%) Web Services
21 33 (17.28%) Ruby on Rails
22 32 (16.75%) Perl
23 31 (16.23%) MySQL
24 30 (15.71%) SQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 75 (39.27%) Node.js
2 16 (8.38%) nginx
3 10 (5.24%) Apache
4 7 (3.66%) IIS
5 3 (1.57%) SAS
5 3 (1.57%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.57%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.52%) CloudStack
Applications
1 6 (3.14%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.57%) Mingle
3 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (3.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.09%) Trello
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (29.32%) Internet
2 12 (6.28%) HTTP
3 4 (2.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.52%) SAN
4 1 (0.52%) Broadband
4 1 (0.52%) Firewall
4 1 (0.52%) Wireless
4 1 (0.52%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (40.84%) NoSQL
2 73 (38.22%) SQL Server
3 31 (16.23%) MySQL
4 25 (13.09%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (5.76%) Amazon Redshift
6 10 (5.24%) Relational Database
6 10 (5.24%) Big Data
7 7 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.09%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.57%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.57%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.52%) Riak
11 1 (0.52%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.52%) SQLite
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 91 (47.64%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.42%) Selenium
3 15 (7.85%) WebDriver
4 14 (7.33%) Jenkins
5 12 (6.28%) Cucumber
6 10 (5.24%) TeamCity
7 8 (4.19%) Subversion
8 7 (3.66%) NUnit
9 6 (3.14%) Mercurial
10 5 (2.62%) WATIR
10 5 (2.62%) MSTest
10 5 (2.62%) Ant
10 5 (2.62%) Axure RP
10 5 (2.62%) SpecFlow
11 4 (2.09%) Jasmine
11 4 (2.09%) CruiseControl
11 4 (2.09%) RSpec
12 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 26 (13.61%) Games
2 9 (4.71%) Retail
3 6 (3.14%) Back Office
4 4 (2.09%) Finance
5 3 (1.57%) German Language
5 3 (1.57%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.57%) Turkish Language
6 2 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 134 (70.16%) Developer
2 70 (36.65%) .NET Developer
3 12 (6.28%) Web Developer
4 11 (5.76%) Senior Developer
4 11 (5.76%) Architect
4 11 (5.76%) C# Developer
4 11 (5.76%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (5.24%) Test Engineer
6 8 (4.19%) Tester
6 8 (4.19%) Automation Tester
6 8 (4.19%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (3.66%) Web Programme Manager
7 7 (3.66%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (3.66%) Web Manager
7 7 (3.66%) Programme Manager
7 7 (3.66%) Lead Developer
7 7 (3.66%) PHP Developer
8 6 (3.14%) Software Architect
8 6 (3.14%) Software Developer
8 6 (3.14%) Linux Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (50.79%) .NET
2 75 (39.27%) ASP.NET
3 73 (38.22%) RESTful
3 73 (38.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 73 (38.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 45 (23.56%) HTML
5 41 (21.47%) CSS
6 39 (20.42%) WCF
7 33 (17.28%) Ruby on Rails
7 33 (17.28%) Web Services
8 18 (9.42%) jQuery
9 15 (7.85%) HTML5
9 15 (7.85%) CSS3
10 10 (5.24%) Grails
10 10 (5.24%) REST
10 10 (5.24%) Kafka
11 8 (4.19%) LINQ
11 8 (4.19%) SOAP
12 7 (3.66%) XML
12 7 (3.66%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.33%) BBC
2 10 (5.24%) Social Media
3 9 (4.71%) Open Source
4 7 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.66%) User Experience
5 5 (2.62%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.52%) Online Games
7 1 (0.52%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.52%) MHEG
7 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.52%) W3C
7 1 (0.52%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.52%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.52%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.85%) Linux
2 8 (4.19%) Windows
3 7 (3.66%) CentOS
4 5 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.57%) Debian
5 3 (1.57%) UNIX
6 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.05%) Android
6 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.52%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (55.50%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (51.83%) TDD
3 86 (45.03%) BDD
4 84 (43.98%) MVC
5 68 (35.60%) Web Application Development
6 36 (18.85%) OO
7 24 (12.57%) Scrum
8 20 (10.47%) Software Engineering
9 18 (9.42%) E-Commerce
10 17 (8.90%) OOP
10 17 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (6.28%) Configuration Management
12 11 (5.76%) Automation Testing
13 10 (5.24%) DevOps
13 10 (5.24%) Change Control
13 10 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (4.71%) Web Development
14 9 (4.71%) Kanban
14 9 (4.71%) Coaching
15 8 (4.19%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 131 (68.59%) C#
2 81 (42.41%) Java
3 60 (31.41%) JavaScript
4 55 (28.80%) Python
5 40 (20.94%) PHP
6 32 (16.75%) Perl
7 30 (15.71%) SQL
8 23 (12.04%) C++
9 8 (4.19%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.66%) PHP5
10 7 (3.66%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.62%) Scala
11 5 (2.62%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.62%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (1.57%) Clojure
13 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.05%) C
14 1 (0.52%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.52%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (7.33%) Degree
2 7 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.52%) ISEB
3 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.19%) QA
2 7 (3.66%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.62%) Docker
2 2 (1.05%) Samba
2 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.05%) Varnish
3 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.52%) Squid
3 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (8.90%) Puppet
2 13 (6.81%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.62%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.09%) Nagios
5 2 (1.05%) Capistrano
5 2 (1.05%) Ansible
6 1 (0.52%) Salt
6 1 (0.52%) Opsview
6 1 (0.52%) SmokePing
6 1 (0.52%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.52%) Cacti
6 1 (0.52%) Munin
6 1 (0.52%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 14 (7.33%) Google
2 10 (5.24%) Apple
2 10 (5.24%) Sony
2 10 (5.24%) Yahoo!
2 10 (5.24%) Facebook
3 7 (3.66%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.66%) Wonderware
3 7 (3.66%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.09%) VMware
5 3 (1.57%) Percona
6 2 (1.05%) Zend
7 1 (0.52%) Adobe
7 1 (0.52%) Perforce
7 1 (0.52%) Rackspace
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum Strong Modern Benefit Support
Posted: 11 hours ago
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X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + company benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £37,000 to £46,000 per annum Strong package for the right individ
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow
Noir Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent bonus package, share optio
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + car + bens + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum
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