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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 149 107 129
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +22
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 92 159 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.51% 2.35% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.85% 4.19% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 77 137 114
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
3225 3791 4353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.93% 56.12% 60.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2698 3225 3827
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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 -9 56 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Cheshire -19 23 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Merseyside -4 6 - -
Lancashire -22 2 - -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 106 (64.63%) C#
2 93 (56.71%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (50.61%) .NET
4 71 (43.29%) Java
5 67 (40.85%) TDD
6 63 (38.41%) Git (software)
7 58 (35.37%) Ruby on Rails
8 55 (33.54%) ASP.NET
9 54 (32.93%) NoSQL
10 51 (31.10%) JavaScript
11 50 (30.49%) BDD
11 50 (30.49%) Node.js
12 48 (29.27%) Python
12 48 (29.27%) MVC
13 46 (28.05%) SQL Server
14 43 (26.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 43 (26.22%) RESTful
14 43 (26.22%) ASP.NET Web API
15 42 (25.61%) Web Application Development
16 39 (23.78%) SQL
17 38 (23.17%) CSS
18 37 (22.56%) HTML
19 36 (21.95%) PHP
20 34 (20.73%) MySQL
21 30 (18.29%) C++
21 30 (18.29%) Scrum
22 29 (17.68%) PostgreSQL
22 29 (17.68%) Web Services
22 29 (17.68%) WCF
23 28 (17.07%) Linux

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 50 (30.49%) Node.js
2 16 (9.76%) nginx
3 12 (7.32%) Apache
4 7 (4.27%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.83%) Facebook Platform
5 3 (1.83%) SAS
6 2 (1.22%) SilverStripe
6 2 (1.22%) WordPress
6 2 (1.22%) Drupal
6 2 (1.22%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.61%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.83%) MS Office
2 2 (1.22%) Mingle
3 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.22%) SaaS
3 2 (1.22%) Trello
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.63%) Internet
2 3 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.22%) Firewall
3 2 (1.22%) VPN
3 2 (1.22%) HTTP
4 1 (0.61%) LDAP
4 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (32.93%) NoSQL
2 46 (28.05%) SQL Server
3 34 (20.73%) MySQL
4 29 (17.68%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (6.10%) Big Data
6 9 (5.49%) Amazon Redshift
7 8 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (4.88%) Apache Hive
7 8 (4.88%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.44%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.83%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.61%) SQLite
10 1 (0.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 63 (38.41%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.54%) Cucumber
3 10 (6.10%) Selenium
4 8 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.66%) JUnit
5 6 (3.66%) SpecFlow
5 6 (3.66%) Calabash
5 6 (3.66%) Appium
6 5 (3.05%) Robotium
6 5 (3.05%) Jasmine
6 5 (3.05%) JMeter
7 2 (1.22%) Subversion
7 2 (1.22%) NUnit
7 2 (1.22%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.22%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (0.61%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.61%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.61%) WiX
8 1 (0.61%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.61%) Moq
General
1 16 (9.76%) Retail
2 13 (7.93%) Back Office
2 13 (7.93%) Marketing
3 3 (1.83%) Electronics
4 1 (0.61%) Games
4 1 (0.61%) Finance
4 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (64.63%) Developer
2 53 (32.32%) .NET Developer
3 17 (10.37%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 10 (6.10%) Architect
5 8 (4.88%) Lead Developer
6 7 (4.27%) Web Manager
6 7 (4.27%) Web Programme Manager
6 7 (4.27%) Programme Manager
6 7 (4.27%) Test Engineer
6 7 (4.27%) Software Developer
7 6 (3.66%) Analyst
7 6 (3.66%) Test Analyst
7 6 (3.66%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.05%) Software Engineer
9 4 (2.44%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (2.44%) C++ Developer
9 4 (2.44%) QA Engineer
9 4 (2.44%) Software Architect
9 4 (2.44%) Administrator
9 4 (2.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (50.61%) .NET
2 58 (35.37%) Ruby on Rails
3 55 (33.54%) ASP.NET
4 43 (26.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 43 (26.22%) RESTful
4 43 (26.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 38 (23.17%) CSS
6 37 (22.56%) HTML
7 29 (17.68%) Web Services
7 29 (17.68%) WCF
8 15 (9.15%) Grails
8 15 (9.15%) .NET Framework
8 15 (9.15%) Entity Framework
9 14 (8.54%) jQuery
10 11 (6.71%) XML
10 11 (6.71%) XHTML
11 9 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (5.49%) Kafka
12 5 (3.05%) CSS3
12 5 (3.05%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.02%) Open Source
2 16 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.49%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.27%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.05%) User Experience
6 4 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.83%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.83%) Physics
7 3 (1.83%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.22%) Replication
8 2 (1.22%) BBC
8 2 (1.22%) Social Media
8 2 (1.22%) iPhone
9 1 (0.61%) iPad
9 1 (0.61%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.07%) Linux
2 9 (5.49%) CentOS
2 9 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (5.49%) Windows
3 8 (4.88%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.88%) Android
4 3 (1.83%) Debian
5 2 (1.22%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.22%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.61%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (56.71%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (40.85%) TDD
3 50 (30.49%) BDD
4 48 (29.27%) MVC
5 42 (25.61%) Web Application Development
6 30 (18.29%) Scrum
7 24 (14.63%) OOP
8 23 (14.02%) Software Engineering
9 15 (9.15%) E-Commerce
10 14 (8.54%) Unit Testing
10 14 (8.54%) OO
11 11 (6.71%) Coaching
12 10 (6.10%) Configuration Management
12 10 (6.10%) Pair Programming
12 10 (6.10%) Mentoring
12 10 (6.10%) User Stories
13 9 (5.49%) Automation Testing
14 8 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (4.88%) Kanban
15 7 (4.27%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 106 (64.63%) C#
2 71 (43.29%) Java
3 51 (31.10%) JavaScript
4 48 (29.27%) Python
5 39 (23.78%) SQL
6 36 (21.95%) PHP
7 30 (18.29%) C++
8 23 (14.02%) Perl
9 12 (7.32%) VB.NET
10 10 (6.10%) VB
11 7 (4.27%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.66%) C
12 6 (3.66%) Groovy
13 4 (2.44%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.83%) PHP5
14 3 (1.83%) OCaml
14 3 (1.83%) Haskell
14 3 (1.83%) Erlang
14 3 (1.83%) Scala
14 3 (1.83%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 15 (9.15%) Degree
2 7 (4.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (3.66%) ISEB
4 4 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.27%) QA
1 7 (4.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.83%) Squid
1 3 (1.83%) Samba
2 1 (0.61%) Docker
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (7.93%) Puppet
2 12 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.66%) Nagios
4 3 (1.83%) SmokePing
4 3 (1.83%) Ansible
4 3 (1.83%) Munin
4 3 (1.83%) Zenoss
5 2 (1.22%) Opsview
6 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.61%) Cacti
Vendors
1 14 (8.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.05%) Facebook
3 4 (2.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.44%) Wonderware
4 3 (1.83%) Zend
4 3 (1.83%) Twitter
4 3 (1.83%) Cisco
5 2 (1.22%) Yahoo!
5 2 (1.22%) Google
5 2 (1.22%) Sony
5 2 (1.22%) Apple
6 1 (0.61%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.61%) VMware
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