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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 167 117 160
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +43
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 89 141 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.22% 2.10% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.22% 3.51% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 64 107 85
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £32,500 £29,850
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
4007 4022 4322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.71% 60.04% 59.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3389 3544 3861
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 £52,500 £47,500 £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 1 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 1 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
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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 -67 48 £40,000 +3.89% 12
Merseyside +24 19 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Cheshire -7 18 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Lancashire -4 1 - -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 105 (45.45%) C#
2 101 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (39.83%) TDD
4 82 (35.50%) Java
4 82 (35.50%) .NET
5 80 (34.63%) MVC
6 76 (32.90%) Git (software)
7 73 (31.60%) SQL Server
8 72 (31.17%) RESTful
9 69 (29.87%) BDD
10 68 (29.44%) Linux
11 67 (29.00%) Ruby on Rails
11 67 (29.00%) Web Application Development
12 61 (26.41%) ASP.NET
12 61 (26.41%) JavaScript
13 59 (25.54%) OO
13 59 (25.54%) Node.js
14 58 (25.11%) NoSQL
15 57 (24.68%) ASP.NET MVC
15 57 (24.68%) ASP.NET Web API
16 53 (22.94%) PHP
17 52 (22.51%) Python
18 47 (20.35%) CSS
19 45 (19.48%) Perl
20 43 (18.61%) Internet
21 42 (18.18%) HTML
22 38 (16.45%) MySQL
23 36 (15.58%) SQL
23 36 (15.58%) WCF
24 33 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 59 (25.54%) Node.js
2 29 (12.55%) Apache
3 11 (4.76%) OpenStack
4 10 (4.33%) nginx
5 9 (3.90%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.46%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.87%) Drupal
8 1 (0.43%) CMS
8 1 (0.43%) IIS
8 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.43%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (2.60%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (3.46%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (2.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.73%) SaaS
2 4 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.73%) IaaS
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.87%) Route 53
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.43%) Trello
4 1 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (18.61%) Internet
2 12 (5.19%) DNS
3 7 (3.03%) SSL
3 7 (3.03%) Kerberos
3 7 (3.03%) LDAP
3 7 (3.03%) SSH
4 6 (2.60%) Software-Defined Networking
5 5 (2.16%) SMTP
5 5 (2.16%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.16%) Wireshark
5 5 (2.16%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.87%) HTTP
6 2 (0.87%) Firewall
7 1 (0.43%) SAN
7 1 (0.43%) CTI
7 1 (0.43%) Broadband
7 1 (0.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (31.60%) SQL Server
2 58 (25.11%) NoSQL
3 38 (16.45%) MySQL
4 28 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (10.39%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (5.63%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.46%) DB2
8 6 (2.60%) MariaDB
9 4 (1.73%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.30%) Big Data
11 2 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.43%) Redis
12 1 (0.43%) Riak
12 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 76 (32.90%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.93%) Cucumber
3 13 (5.63%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.76%) Subversion
4 11 (4.76%) WebDriver
5 10 (4.33%) Hudson
6 8 (3.46%) TeamCity
6 8 (3.46%) Selenium
7 6 (2.60%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.60%) Xcode
8 5 (2.16%) LabVIEW
8 5 (2.16%) Bugzilla
8 5 (2.16%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (2.16%) JIRA
8 5 (2.16%) eggPlant
8 5 (2.16%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.16%) Axure RP
9 4 (1.73%) RSpec
10 3 (1.30%) NUnit
11 2 (0.87%) FxCop
General
1 17 (7.36%) Finance
2 13 (5.63%) Games
3 9 (3.90%) Automotive
4 6 (2.60%) Retail
4 6 (2.60%) Back Office
5 5 (2.16%) Local Government
6 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.30%) German Language
6 3 (1.30%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.30%) Turkish Language
7 2 (0.87%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Military
7 2 (0.87%) Electronics
7 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 155 (67.10%) Developer
2 57 (24.68%) .NET Developer
3 22 (9.52%) Web Developer
4 19 (8.23%) Software Developer
5 16 (6.93%) Front-End Developer
6 11 (4.76%) Team Leader
7 10 (4.33%) Software Engineer
8 9 (3.90%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 9 (3.90%) Ruby Developer
9 8 (3.46%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.03%) Junior
10 7 (3.03%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.03%) Junior Developer
11 6 (2.60%) iOS Developer
11 6 (2.60%) Linux Administrator
11 6 (2.60%) Release Engineer
11 6 (2.60%) PHP Developer
11 6 (2.60%) Test Engineer
12 5 (2.16%) Lead Developer
12 5 (2.16%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (35.50%) .NET
2 72 (31.17%) RESTful
3 67 (29.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 61 (26.41%) ASP.NET
5 57 (24.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 57 (24.68%) ASP.NET Web API
6 47 (20.35%) CSS
7 42 (18.18%) HTML
8 36 (15.58%) WCF
9 29 (12.55%) Web Services
9 29 (12.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 18 (7.79%) jQuery
11 17 (7.36%) HTML5
12 13 (5.63%) CSS3
13 11 (4.76%) XHTML
14 10 (4.33%) Ninject
14 10 (4.33%) LINQ
15 9 (3.90%) XML
15 9 (3.90%) JSON
16 8 (3.46%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.36%) Computer Science
1 17 (7.36%) Mobile App
1 17 (7.36%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (6.06%) Open Source
3 9 (3.90%) BBC
3 9 (3.90%) User Experience
4 7 (3.03%) Device Driver
4 7 (3.03%) Clustering
4 7 (3.03%) Social Media
4 7 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.60%) Replication
6 3 (1.30%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.43%) W3C
7 1 (0.43%) Online Games
7 1 (0.43%) iPhone
7 1 (0.43%) MHEG
7 1 (0.43%) Streaming Music
7 1 (0.43%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.43%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 68 (29.44%) Linux
2 15 (6.49%) Windows
3 14 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 12 (5.19%) UNIX
5 9 (3.90%) Android
5 9 (3.90%) Ubuntu
6 8 (3.46%) CentOS
7 7 (3.03%) FreeBSD
8 5 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.87%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.43%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (39.83%) TDD
3 80 (34.63%) MVC
4 69 (29.87%) BDD
5 67 (29.00%) Web Application Development
6 59 (25.54%) OO
7 33 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 24 (10.39%) Scrum
9 23 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (9.52%) E-Commerce
11 19 (8.23%) Mentoring
12 17 (7.36%) Web Development
13 16 (6.93%) Change Control
13 16 (6.93%) Configuration Management
14 14 (6.06%) ITIL
15 13 (5.63%) DevOps
15 13 (5.63%) OOP
15 13 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (5.63%) Automated Testing
16 11 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 105 (45.45%) C#
2 82 (35.50%) Java
3 61 (26.41%) JavaScript
4 53 (22.94%) PHP
5 52 (22.51%) Python
6 45 (19.48%) Perl
7 36 (15.58%) SQL
8 18 (7.79%) Shell Script
9 10 (4.33%) Bash Shell
9 10 (4.33%) C++
10 7 (3.03%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.60%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.60%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.16%) PHP5
13 3 (1.30%) C
13 3 (1.30%) Scala
13 3 (1.30%) Clojure
14 1 (0.43%) VB
14 1 (0.43%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (12.99%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) MCSE
2 1 (0.43%) ISEB
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.43%) RHCE
2 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.79%) QA
2 8 (3.46%) SLA
3 2 (0.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.16%) Squid
1 5 (2.16%) Varnish
2 3 (1.30%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.43%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.43%) Docker
3 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (10.82%) Puppet
2 21 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.46%) Capistrano
3 8 (3.46%) TIBCO Hawk
4 7 (3.03%) Nagios
5 6 (2.60%) CFEngine
6 5 (2.16%) SCOM
6 5 (2.16%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.30%) Ansible
8 2 (0.87%) logstash
8 2 (0.87%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.43%) Salt
9 1 (0.43%) Kibana
9 1 (0.43%) Opsview
9 1 (0.43%) YUM
Vendors
1 13 (5.63%) Red Hat
2 12 (5.19%) Google
3 10 (4.33%) Wonderware
4 8 (3.46%) TIBCO
5 7 (3.03%) Sony
5 7 (3.03%) VMware
5 7 (3.03%) Apple
5 7 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.03%) Yahoo!
5 7 (3.03%) Facebook
6 6 (2.60%) Remedy
7 2 (0.87%) RightScale
7 2 (0.87%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.87%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle
8 1 (0.43%) Perforce
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco
8 1 (0.43%) Zend
8 1 (0.43%) SaltStack
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