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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 150 113 158
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +45
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 109 144 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.49% 2.15% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 3.49% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 103 109 85
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
3757 4121 4896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.39% 61.44% 61.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3307 3588 4393
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £24,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -60 60 £40,000 - 14
Cheshire +24 33 £45,500 +25.51% 3
Merseyside +13 13 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Lancashire -14 1 - -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 131 (64.53%) C#
2 117 (57.64%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (54.19%) TDD
4 97 (47.78%) .NET
5 96 (47.29%) Git (software)
6 93 (45.81%) MVC
6 93 (45.81%) BDD
7 84 (41.38%) Java
7 84 (41.38%) RESTful
8 81 (39.90%) NoSQL
9 80 (39.41%) ASP.NET
9 80 (39.41%) Node.js
10 79 (38.92%) SQL Server
11 78 (38.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 78 (38.42%) ASP.NET Web API
12 77 (37.93%) Web Application Development
13 67 (33.00%) JavaScript
14 58 (28.57%) Internet
15 54 (26.60%) Python
16 47 (23.15%) HTML
16 47 (23.15%) WCF
17 46 (22.66%) OO
18 43 (21.18%) CSS
18 43 (21.18%) Linux
19 42 (20.69%) PHP
20 36 (17.73%) Perl
21 35 (17.24%) Web Services
22 33 (16.26%) MySQL
23 30 (14.78%) Ruby on Rails
24 28 (13.79%) Games

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 80 (39.41%) Node.js
2 14 (6.90%) nginx
3 13 (6.40%) Apache
4 7 (3.45%) IIS
5 5 (2.46%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.99%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.49%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.48%) Mingle
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (3.45%) Magento
2 2 (0.99%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.97%) IaaS
2 4 (1.97%) Trello
3 3 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.48%) SaaS
4 1 (0.49%) PaaS
4 1 (0.49%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 58 (28.57%) Internet
2 12 (5.91%) HTTP
3 3 (1.48%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.49%) SAN
5 1 (0.49%) Firewall
5 1 (0.49%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (39.90%) NoSQL
2 79 (38.92%) SQL Server
3 33 (16.26%) MySQL
4 25 (12.32%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (4.43%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.43%) Amazon Redshift
6 8 (3.94%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.94%) Big Data
6 8 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.96%) MariaDB
8 5 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.99%) DB2
9 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.49%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.49%) Riak
Development Applications
1 96 (47.29%) Git (software)
2 20 (9.85%) Selenium
3 17 (8.37%) WebDriver
4 15 (7.39%) Jenkins
5 14 (6.90%) Cucumber
6 12 (5.91%) TeamCity
7 8 (3.94%) Subversion
8 7 (3.45%) SpecFlow
9 6 (2.96%) NUnit
9 6 (2.96%) Mercurial
10 5 (2.46%) RSpec
10 5 (2.46%) MSTest
10 5 (2.46%) Axure RP
10 5 (2.46%) WATIR
10 5 (2.46%) Ant
10 5 (2.46%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.97%) CruiseControl
11 4 (1.97%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.48%) Hudson
12 3 (1.48%) JIRA
General
1 28 (13.79%) Games
2 12 (5.91%) Retail
3 9 (4.43%) Finance
4 6 (2.96%) Back Office
5 3 (1.48%) German Language
5 3 (1.48%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.48%) Turkish Language
6 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 148 (72.91%) Developer
2 74 (36.45%) .NET Developer
3 19 (9.36%) Web Developer
4 14 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 13 (6.40%) Senior Developer
6 12 (5.91%) Test Engineer
7 11 (5.42%) Front-End Developer
8 10 (4.93%) Automation Engineer
8 10 (4.93%) Tester
9 8 (3.94%) Software Developer
9 8 (3.94%) Automation Tester
10 7 (3.45%) PHP Developer
11 6 (2.96%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 5 (2.46%) Ruby Developer
12 5 (2.46%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (2.46%) Senior C# Developer
12 5 (2.46%) Architect
12 5 (2.46%) Analyst
12 5 (2.46%) Test Analyst
12 5 (2.46%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (47.78%) .NET
2 84 (41.38%) RESTful
3 80 (39.41%) ASP.NET
4 78 (38.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 78 (38.42%) ASP.NET Web API
5 47 (23.15%) WCF
5 47 (23.15%) HTML
6 43 (21.18%) CSS
7 35 (17.24%) Web Services
8 30 (14.78%) Ruby on Rails
9 17 (8.37%) jQuery
10 15 (7.39%) CSS3
10 15 (7.39%) HTML5
11 11 (5.42%) LINQ
12 10 (4.93%) Ninject
12 10 (4.93%) REST
13 9 (4.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 9 (4.43%) XHTML
14 8 (3.94%) SOAP
14 8 (3.94%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.90%) BBC
2 10 (4.93%) Open Source
2 10 (4.93%) Social Media
3 8 (3.94%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.45%) User Experience
5 6 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.49%) Interactive TV
6 1 (0.49%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.49%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.49%) W3C
6 1 (0.49%) Online Games
6 1 (0.49%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.49%) MHEG
6 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.49%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.18%) Linux
2 13 (6.40%) Windows
3 7 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.96%) Android
5 4 (1.97%) CentOS
5 4 (1.97%) UNIX
5 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.99%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.99%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.99%) Debian
6 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.49%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (57.64%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (54.19%) TDD
3 93 (45.81%) MVC
3 93 (45.81%) BDD
4 77 (37.93%) Web Application Development
5 46 (22.66%) OO
6 23 (11.33%) Scrum
6 23 (11.33%) Software Engineering
7 20 (9.85%) E-Commerce
8 19 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (7.88%) DevOps
9 16 (7.88%) OOP
10 14 (6.90%) Configuration Management
11 13 (6.40%) Automation Testing
11 13 (6.40%) Change Control
12 11 (5.42%) Web Development
13 10 (4.93%) Dependency Injection
14 9 (4.43%) Automated Testing
14 9 (4.43%) Kanban
15 8 (3.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 131 (64.53%) C#
2 84 (41.38%) Java
3 67 (33.00%) JavaScript
4 54 (26.60%) Python
5 42 (20.69%) PHP
6 36 (17.73%) Perl
7 27 (13.30%) SQL
8 15 (7.39%) C++
9 7 (3.45%) PHP5
9 7 (3.45%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.96%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.96%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.46%) Scala
11 5 (2.46%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (1.48%) Clojure
13 2 (0.99%) C
14 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.49%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.49%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 19 (9.36%) Degree
2 3 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.49%) ISEB
3 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.93%) QA
2 5 (2.46%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.46%) Docker
2 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.99%) Varnish
3 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.49%) Samba
3 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (9.85%) Puppet
2 16 (7.88%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.96%) CFEngine
4 5 (2.46%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.97%) Capistrano
6 3 (1.48%) Nagios
6 3 (1.48%) Ansible
7 2 (0.99%) TIBCO Hawk
8 1 (0.49%) Cacti
8 1 (0.49%) Salt
8 1 (0.49%) Opsview
Vendors
1 14 (6.90%) Google
2 10 (4.93%) Wonderware
2 10 (4.93%) Yahoo!
2 10 (4.93%) Facebook
2 10 (4.93%) Apple
2 10 (4.93%) Sony
3 9 (4.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.46%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.48%) VMware
5 3 (1.48%) Percona
6 2 (0.99%) Zend
6 2 (0.99%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe
7 1 (0.49%) Perforce
7 1 (0.49%) Rackspace
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + flexible working hours
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Noir Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
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