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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 148 116 107
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -9
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 101 153 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.54% 2.14% 2.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 3.78% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83 127 153
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
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
3436 4050 4379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.24% 56.58% 59.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2916 3474 3819
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 20 April 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 20 April 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 58 £37,500 -6.25% 17
Cheshire +2 26 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Merseyside +11 11 £37,500 -6.25%
Lancashire -3 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 123 (62.44%) C#
2 107 (54.31%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (49.24%) .NET
4 86 (43.65%) Java
5 82 (41.62%) Git (software)
6 81 (41.12%) TDD
7 74 (37.56%) NoSQL
8 72 (36.55%) BDD
9 69 (35.03%) MVC
10 67 (34.01%) Node.js
11 66 (33.50%) ASP.NET
12 63 (31.98%) Python
13 62 (31.47%) SQL Server
13 62 (31.47%) RESTful
14 61 (30.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 61 (30.96%) JavaScript
14 61 (30.96%) ASP.NET Web API
15 58 (29.44%) Web Application Development
16 54 (27.41%) Ruby on Rails
17 48 (24.37%) PHP
18 43 (21.83%) HTML
19 42 (21.32%) CSS
19 42 (21.32%) Linux
20 39 (19.80%) SQL
20 39 (19.80%) MySQL
20 39 (19.80%) Internet
21 36 (18.27%) Web Services
21 36 (18.27%) WCF
22 33 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
22 33 (16.75%) C++

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 67 (34.01%) Node.js
2 23 (11.68%) nginx
3 13 (6.60%) Apache
4 7 (3.55%) Apache Pig
5 5 (2.54%) IIS
6 3 (1.52%) SAS
6 3 (1.52%) Facebook Platform
7 2 (1.02%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (1.52%) MS Office
2 2 (1.02%) Mingle
3 1 (0.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.02%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.02%) SaaS
3 2 (1.02%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 39 (19.80%) Internet
2 9 (4.57%) HTTP
3 5 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.02%) VPN
4 2 (1.02%) Firewall
5 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (37.56%) NoSQL
2 62 (31.47%) SQL Server
3 39 (19.80%) MySQL
4 33 (16.75%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (7.61%) Amazon Redshift
5 15 (7.61%) Big Data
6 11 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (4.06%) Hadoop
7 8 (4.06%) Apache Hive
7 8 (4.06%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.52%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.51%) SQLite
9 1 (0.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 82 (41.62%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.15%) Selenium
3 17 (8.63%) Cucumber
4 14 (7.11%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.58%) WebDriver
6 8 (4.06%) SpecFlow
6 8 (4.06%) Subversion
7 6 (3.05%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.05%) Calabash
7 6 (3.05%) Jasmine
7 6 (3.05%) Appium
8 5 (2.54%) Robotium
9 4 (2.03%) NUnit
9 4 (2.03%) JUnit
10 3 (1.52%) JMeter
10 3 (1.52%) Ant
10 3 (1.52%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.52%) MSTest
11 2 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.02%) CruiseControl
General
1 14 (7.11%) Retail
2 12 (6.09%) Marketing
3 11 (5.58%) Games
4 6 (3.05%) Back Office
5 4 (2.03%) Finance
6 3 (1.52%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 123 (62.44%) Developer
2 63 (31.98%) .NET Developer
3 18 (9.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 12 (6.09%) Architect
5 10 (5.08%) Analyst
5 10 (5.08%) Test Analyst
5 10 (5.08%) Test Engineer
6 9 (4.57%) Web Developer
7 8 (4.06%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (3.55%) Web Manager
8 7 (3.55%) Automation Tester
8 7 (3.55%) Web Programme Manager
8 7 (3.55%) Tester
8 7 (3.55%) Programme Manager
8 7 (3.55%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.05%) Software Architect
9 6 (3.05%) Administrator
9 6 (3.05%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.05%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (3.05%) Linux Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (49.24%) .NET
2 66 (33.50%) ASP.NET
3 62 (31.47%) RESTful
4 61 (30.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 61 (30.96%) ASP.NET Web API
5 54 (27.41%) Ruby on Rails
6 43 (21.83%) HTML
7 42 (21.32%) CSS
8 36 (18.27%) Web Services
8 36 (18.27%) WCF
9 17 (8.63%) jQuery
10 15 (7.61%) Grails
11 14 (7.11%) Entity Framework
11 14 (7.11%) .NET Framework
11 14 (7.11%) Kafka
12 7 (3.55%) HTML5
12 7 (3.55%) REST
12 7 (3.55%) CSS3
13 6 (3.05%) XML
14 5 (2.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.63%) Open Source
2 16 (8.12%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.57%) BBC
5 7 (3.55%) Social Media
6 6 (3.05%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.52%) User Experience
8 3 (1.52%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.52%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.52%) Physics
9 2 (1.02%) Replication
9 2 (1.02%) iPhone
10 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.51%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.32%) Linux
2 10 (5.08%) Windows
3 8 (4.06%) Android
3 8 (4.06%) CentOS
3 8 (4.06%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.54%) Debian
6 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (54.31%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (41.12%) TDD
3 72 (36.55%) BDD
4 69 (35.03%) MVC
5 58 (29.44%) Web Application Development
6 28 (14.21%) OO
7 26 (13.20%) OOP
8 24 (12.18%) Software Engineering
9 23 (11.68%) Scrum
10 17 (8.63%) E-Commerce
11 15 (7.61%) Automation Testing
12 13 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (5.58%) Kanban
14 10 (5.08%) Configuration Management
15 9 (4.57%) Test Automation
15 9 (4.57%) User Stories
16 8 (4.06%) Continuous Integration
17 7 (3.55%) Unit Testing
17 7 (3.55%) Coaching
17 7 (3.55%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 123 (62.44%) C#
2 86 (43.65%) Java
3 63 (31.98%) Python
4 61 (30.96%) JavaScript
5 48 (24.37%) PHP
6 39 (19.80%) SQL
7 33 (16.75%) C++
8 28 (14.21%) Perl
9 7 (3.55%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.05%) PHP5
11 5 (2.54%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.54%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.54%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.54%) Scala
12 4 (2.03%) Groovy
13 3 (1.52%) OCaml
13 3 (1.52%) Haskell
13 3 (1.52%) Erlang
13 3 (1.52%) Lisp
13 3 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (6.60%) Degree
2 7 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.02%) ISEB
4 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.06%) QA
2 7 (3.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.03%) Samba
2 3 (1.52%) Squid
2 3 (1.52%) Docker
3 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.02%) Varnish
4 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (8.12%) Puppet
2 13 (6.60%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.06%) Nagios
4 3 (1.52%) Munin
4 3 (1.52%) Zenoss
4 3 (1.52%) SmokePing
4 3 (1.52%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.02%) Cacti
5 2 (1.02%) Opsview
6 1 (0.51%) Ansible
6 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (7.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.08%) Facebook
3 9 (4.57%) Google
4 7 (3.55%) Yahoo!
4 7 (3.55%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.55%) Apple
4 7 (3.55%) Sony
5 3 (1.52%) VMware
5 3 (1.52%) Wonderware
5 3 (1.52%) Twitter
5 3 (1.52%) Percona
6 2 (1.02%) Zend
6 2 (1.02%) Cisco
7 1 (0.51%) Rackspace
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: 40,000 to 60,000
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