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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 149 130 108
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -22
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 94 135 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.40% 1.91% 2.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.73% 3.33% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 77 115 154
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £34,345
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
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
3445 4048 4380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.43% 57.39% 59.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2946 3478 3833
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £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 31 March 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 March 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 -43 51 £40,000 - 15
Cheshire +6 26 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Merseyside +14 12 £37,500 -18.91%
Lancashire +3 1 £35,000 -26.31%
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 126 (62.38%) C#
2 104 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (50.00%) .NET
4 87 (43.07%) TDD
4 87 (43.07%) Git (software)
5 83 (41.09%) Java
6 79 (39.11%) MVC
6 79 (39.11%) BDD
7 78 (38.61%) NoSQL
8 75 (37.13%) Node.js
9 71 (35.15%) ASP.NET
10 69 (34.16%) RESTful
10 69 (34.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 69 (34.16%) ASP.NET Web API
11 68 (33.66%) SQL Server
12 65 (32.18%) JavaScript
13 64 (31.68%) Web Application Development
14 62 (30.69%) Python
15 50 (24.75%) PHP
15 50 (24.75%) Ruby on Rails
16 46 (22.77%) Internet
17 45 (22.28%) HTML
18 42 (20.79%) CSS
19 39 (19.31%) Linux
20 37 (18.32%) WCF
21 33 (16.34%) Web Services
21 33 (16.34%) MySQL
22 32 (15.84%) SQL
22 32 (15.84%) PostgreSQL
23 31 (15.35%) C++

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (37.13%) Node.js
2 21 (10.40%) nginx
3 13 (6.44%) Apache
4 7 (3.47%) IIS
5 5 (2.48%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.49%) SAS
6 3 (1.49%) Facebook Platform
7 2 (0.99%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.49%) MS Office
1 3 (1.49%) Mingle
2 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.49%) Trello
4 2 (0.99%) SaaS
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (22.77%) Internet
2 12 (5.94%) HTTP
3 5 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.99%) VPN
4 2 (0.99%) Firewall
5 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (38.61%) NoSQL
2 68 (33.66%) SQL Server
3 33 (16.34%) MySQL
4 32 (15.84%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (6.44%) Amazon Redshift
5 13 (6.44%) Big Data
6 10 (4.95%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.97%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.97%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.49%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.50%) SQLite
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 87 (43.07%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.40%) Selenium
3 19 (9.41%) Cucumber
4 15 (7.43%) Jenkins
5 14 (6.93%) WebDriver
6 10 (4.95%) Subversion
7 9 (4.46%) TeamCity
8 8 (3.96%) SpecFlow
9 7 (3.47%) Jasmine
10 6 (2.97%) Mercurial
10 6 (2.97%) NUnit
11 5 (2.48%) Ant
11 5 (2.48%) MSTest
12 4 (1.98%) RSpec
12 4 (1.98%) Appium
12 4 (1.98%) Calabash
12 4 (1.98%) JUnit
12 4 (1.98%) WATIR
13 3 (1.49%) CruiseControl
13 3 (1.49%) JMeter
General
1 16 (7.92%) Games
2 10 (4.95%) Retail
3 8 (3.96%) Marketing
4 3 (1.49%) Back Office
4 3 (1.49%) Electronics
4 3 (1.49%) Finance
5 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 129 (63.86%) Developer
2 67 (33.17%) .NET Developer
3 15 (7.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 12 (5.94%) Architect
5 11 (5.45%) Test Engineer
6 9 (4.46%) Tester
6 9 (4.46%) Analyst
6 9 (4.46%) Test Analyst
6 9 (4.46%) Automation Tester
7 8 (3.96%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (3.96%) Web Developer
7 8 (3.96%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (3.47%) C# Developer
8 7 (3.47%) Programme Manager
8 7 (3.47%) Software Engineer
8 7 (3.47%) Senior Developer
8 7 (3.47%) Web Programme Manager
8 7 (3.47%) Web Manager
9 6 (2.97%) Linux Software Architect
9 6 (2.97%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (50.00%) .NET
2 71 (35.15%) ASP.NET
3 69 (34.16%) RESTful
3 69 (34.16%) ASP.NET MVC
3 69 (34.16%) ASP.NET Web API
4 50 (24.75%) Ruby on Rails
5 45 (22.28%) HTML
6 42 (20.79%) CSS
7 37 (18.32%) WCF
8 33 (16.34%) Web Services
9 19 (9.41%) jQuery
10 15 (7.43%) Grails
11 12 (5.94%) Kafka
12 11 (5.45%) Entity Framework
12 11 (5.45%) .NET Framework
13 10 (4.95%) REST
14 8 (3.96%) CSS3
14 8 (3.96%) HTML5
14 8 (3.96%) SOAP
15 6 (2.97%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.93%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (5.94%) BBC
3 11 (5.45%) Open Source
4 10 (4.95%) Social Media
4 10 (4.95%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.49%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.49%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.49%) Physics
6 3 (1.49%) User Experience
7 2 (0.99%) Replication
7 2 (0.99%) iPhone
8 1 (0.50%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.50%) iPad
8 1 (0.50%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.31%) Linux
2 11 (5.45%) Windows
3 9 (4.46%) CentOS
4 7 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.48%) Debian
5 5 (2.48%) Android
5 5 (2.48%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.99%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.50%) UNIX
7 1 (0.50%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (43.07%) TDD
3 79 (39.11%) MVC
3 79 (39.11%) BDD
4 64 (31.68%) Web Application Development
5 30 (14.85%) OO
6 28 (13.86%) OOP
7 22 (10.89%) Software Engineering
8 17 (8.42%) Scrum
9 16 (7.92%) E-Commerce
10 15 (7.43%) Automation Testing
11 12 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (5.94%) Kanban
11 12 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (4.95%) Test Automation
13 9 (4.46%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (4.46%) Configuration Management
13 9 (4.46%) Web Development
14 8 (3.96%) User Stories
15 7 (3.47%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 126 (62.38%) C#
2 83 (41.09%) Java
3 65 (32.18%) JavaScript
4 62 (30.69%) Python
5 50 (24.75%) PHP
6 32 (15.84%) SQL
7 31 (15.35%) C++
8 30 (14.85%) Perl
9 8 (3.96%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.47%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.97%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.97%) PHP5
12 5 (2.48%) CoffeeScript
12 5 (2.48%) Scala
13 4 (1.98%) Groovy
14 3 (1.49%) OCaml
14 3 (1.49%) Haskell
14 3 (1.49%) Erlang
14 3 (1.49%) Lisp
14 3 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (4.95%) Degree
2 7 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.99%) ISEB
4 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.46%) QA
2 7 (3.47%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.48%) Docker
2 4 (1.98%) Samba
3 3 (1.49%) Squid
4 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.99%) Varnish
5 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (8.42%) Puppet
2 12 (5.94%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.47%) Nagios
4 5 (2.48%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.49%) SmokePing
5 3 (1.49%) Munin
5 3 (1.49%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.99%) Opsview
7 1 (0.50%) Cacti
Vendors
1 14 (6.93%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.44%) Google
2 13 (6.44%) Facebook
3 10 (4.95%) Yahoo!
3 10 (4.95%) Apple
3 10 (4.95%) Sony
4 7 (3.47%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.49%) VMware
5 3 (1.49%) Wonderware
5 3 (1.49%) Twitter
5 3 (1.49%) Percona
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco
7 1 (0.50%) Zend
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