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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 187 140 119
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -21
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 66 119 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.01% 1.66% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.96% 3.05% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 46 100 106
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,125 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.42% +9.66%
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
3375 3899 4252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.76% 54.51% 58.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2864 3282 3772
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -22 33 £40,000 - 11
Merseyside +7 11 £27,500 -45.00% 5
Cheshire -20 11 £41,500 -17.00% 3
Lancashire -2 7 £42,500 +14.48%
Cumbria - 3 £35,000 - 2
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 93 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (53.57%) C#
3 72 (42.86%) TDD
4 71 (42.26%) .NET
5 66 (39.29%) JavaScript
6 63 (37.50%) Git (software)
7 57 (33.93%) Java
8 52 (30.95%) Node.js
9 50 (29.76%) HTML
9 50 (29.76%) CSS
10 49 (29.17%) Python
10 49 (29.17%) MVC
10 49 (29.17%) Ruby on Rails
11 48 (28.57%) ASP.NET
11 48 (28.57%) BDD
12 43 (25.60%) NoSQL
13 41 (24.40%) SQL Server
14 40 (23.81%) RESTful
15 39 (23.21%) Linux
15 39 (23.21%) Web Application Development
16 38 (22.62%) MySQL
17 36 (21.43%) PHP
18 35 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
18 35 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
19 30 (17.86%) Open Source
19 30 (17.86%) WCF
19 30 (17.86%) SQL
19 30 (17.86%) Scrum
20 25 (14.88%) Cucumber
21 24 (14.29%) Apache

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 52 (30.95%) Node.js
2 24 (14.29%) Apache
3 21 (12.50%) nginx
4 5 (2.98%) WordPress
5 4 (2.38%) JBoss
5 4 (2.38%) Drupal
5 4 (2.38%) Jetty
5 4 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.38%) SilverStripe
5 4 (2.38%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.38%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.79%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (1.79%) Facebook Platform
6 3 (1.79%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.60%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (1.79%) MS Office
1 3 (1.79%) Mingle
2 1 (0.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.57%) SaaS
2 6 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.38%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (1.79%) Trello
4 3 (1.79%) PaaS
4 3 (1.79%) Route 53
5 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.33%) Internet
2 8 (4.76%) Firewall
3 5 (2.98%) DNS
3 5 (2.98%) HTTP
4 4 (2.38%) GSM
4 4 (2.38%) PBX
4 4 (2.38%) PSTN
5 3 (1.79%) DHCP
5 3 (1.79%) VPN
5 3 (1.79%) Network Security
5 3 (1.79%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.60%) Junos
6 1 (0.60%) Wireless
6 1 (0.60%) OSPF
6 1 (0.60%) BGP
6 1 (0.60%) LDAP
6 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.60%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (25.60%) NoSQL
2 41 (24.40%) SQL Server
3 38 (22.62%) MySQL
4 23 (13.69%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (5.36%) Big Data
6 7 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.98%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.98%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.79%) Redis
11 2 (1.19%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.60%) SQLite
12 1 (0.60%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.60%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 63 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 25 (14.88%) Cucumber
3 17 (10.12%) Jenkins
4 15 (8.93%) Selenium
5 13 (7.74%) JUnit
6 8 (4.76%) Subversion
7 7 (4.17%) Maven
8 6 (3.57%) Calabash
8 6 (3.57%) Appium
9 5 (2.98%) SpecFlow
9 5 (2.98%) Robotium
9 5 (2.98%) Jasmine
9 5 (2.98%) JIRA
9 5 (2.98%) JMeter
10 4 (2.38%) Log4j
10 4 (2.38%) Ant
10 4 (2.38%) Selenium IDE
11 3 (1.79%) Hudson
12 2 (1.19%) Facilita Forecast
12 2 (1.19%) RSpec
General
1 16 (9.52%) Retail
2 13 (7.74%) Marketing
3 12 (7.14%) Back Office
4 4 (2.38%) Finance
5 3 (1.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Automotive
6 1 (0.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Publishing
6 1 (0.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 103 (61.31%) Developer
2 46 (27.38%) .NET Developer
3 20 (11.90%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 10 (5.95%) QA Engineer
4 10 (5.95%) Software Developer
5 9 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (4.17%) Test Engineer
7 6 (3.57%) Tester
7 6 (3.57%) Analyst
7 6 (3.57%) Test Analyst
8 5 (2.98%) Software Engineer
8 5 (2.98%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (2.98%) Applications Developer
8 5 (2.98%) Lead Developer
8 5 (2.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (2.98%) PHP Developer
8 5 (2.98%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (2.38%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (2.38%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (2.38%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (42.26%) .NET
2 50 (29.76%) CSS
2 50 (29.76%) HTML
3 49 (29.17%) Ruby on Rails
4 48 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 40 (23.81%) RESTful
6 35 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 30 (17.86%) WCF
8 21 (12.50%) jQuery
9 19 (11.31%) .NET Framework
10 18 (10.71%) Entity Framework
11 16 (9.52%) Web Services
11 16 (9.52%) XML
12 12 (7.14%) AngularJS
13 10 (5.95%) XHTML
13 10 (5.95%) HTML5
14 9 (5.36%) CSS3
14 9 (5.36%) Backbone.js
14 9 (5.36%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 14 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 13 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.55%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.17%) User Experience
5 4 (2.38%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.38%) Replication
6 3 (1.79%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.79%) Physics
7 2 (1.19%) Clustering
7 2 (1.19%) iPhone
7 2 (1.19%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.19%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.60%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.60%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 39 (23.21%) Linux
2 19 (11.31%) CentOS
3 18 (10.71%) Windows
4 13 (7.74%) Android
5 11 (6.55%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (4.76%) SUSE
7 7 (4.17%) Debian
7 7 (4.17%) Ubuntu
8 6 (3.57%) UNIX
9 5 (2.98%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.79%) VMS
11 1 (0.60%) Fedora
11 1 (0.60%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (42.86%) TDD
3 49 (29.17%) MVC
4 48 (28.57%) BDD
5 39 (23.21%) Web Application Development
6 30 (17.86%) Open Source
6 30 (17.86%) Scrum
7 21 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 20 (11.90%) OO
8 20 (11.90%) E-Commerce
9 18 (10.71%) Unit Testing
10 16 (9.52%) OOP
11 12 (7.14%) Configuration Management
11 12 (7.14%) Performance Testing
11 12 (7.14%) Coaching
12 11 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (6.55%) Kanban
13 10 (5.95%) DevOps
13 10 (5.95%) Automation Testing
13 10 (5.95%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 90 (53.57%) C#
2 66 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 57 (33.93%) Java
4 49 (29.17%) Python
5 36 (21.43%) PHP
6 30 (17.86%) SQL
7 20 (11.90%) Perl
8 16 (9.52%) C++
9 12 (7.14%) Bash Shell
10 11 (6.55%) VB.NET
11 10 (5.95%) VB
12 9 (5.36%) Shell Script
12 9 (5.36%) C
13 6 (3.57%) Groovy
14 5 (2.98%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.79%) Haskell
15 3 (1.79%) Erlang
15 3 (1.79%) Lisp
15 3 (1.79%) OCaml
15 3 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (13.10%) Degree
2 7 (4.17%) ISEB
3 6 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.60%) CCNP
4 1 (0.60%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.12%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.38%) Kamailio
3 3 (1.79%) Xen
4 2 (1.19%) KVM
4 2 (1.19%) Docker
4 2 (1.19%) Samba
4 2 (1.19%) Squid
5 1 (0.60%) Varnish
5 1 (0.60%) Ceph
5 1 (0.60%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 20 (11.90%) Puppet
2 14 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (6.55%) Nagios
4 7 (4.17%) Opsview
5 6 (3.57%) HAProxy
6 4 (2.38%) Vagrant
6 4 (2.38%) Ansible
6 4 (2.38%) Graphite
7 3 (1.79%) Zenoss
8 2 (1.19%) SmokePing
8 2 (1.19%) Munin
9 1 (0.60%) cPanel
9 1 (0.60%) Plesk
9 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.60%) Cacti
Vendors
1 16 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 5 (2.98%) VMware
3 5 (2.98%) Zend
4 4 (2.38%) HP
4 4 (2.38%) Dell
5 3 (1.79%) Cisco
5 3 (1.79%) RightScale
5 3 (1.79%) Facebook
5 3 (1.79%) Twitter
6 2 (1.19%) Wonderware
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle
7 1 (0.60%) EMC
7 1 (0.60%) Juniper
7 1 (0.60%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.60%) New Relic
7 1 (0.60%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (0.60%) Aruba
North West
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Millom, Cumbria
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich
Eligo
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bennifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich
Eligo
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Beniffits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Millom, Cumbria
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 11 days ago