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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 155 136 167
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +31
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 101 109 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.37% 1.59% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.52% 2.68% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 71 87 79
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
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
4006 4066 4411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.51% 59.25% 59.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3347 3617 3972
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -46 56 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Merseyside +24 21 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Cheshire -7 20 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Lancashire 0 1 - -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 117 (45.17%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (42.08%) C#
3 106 (40.93%) TDD
4 99 (38.22%) Java
5 87 (33.59%) .NET
6 85 (32.82%) MVC
7 80 (30.89%) Ruby on Rails
8 79 (30.50%) JavaScript
8 79 (30.50%) Git (software)
9 76 (29.34%) Linux
10 75 (28.96%) SQL Server
11 73 (28.19%) RESTful
12 68 (26.25%) BDD
13 67 (25.87%) Web Application Development
14 65 (25.10%) OO
15 64 (24.71%) CSS
16 60 (23.17%) ASP.NET
17 59 (22.78%) Node.js
18 58 (22.39%) HTML
19 57 (22.01%) PHP
19 57 (22.01%) NoSQL
20 56 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
20 56 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web API
20 56 (21.62%) Python
21 49 (18.92%) Internet
22 48 (18.53%) Perl
23 45 (17.37%) Software Engineering
24 42 (16.22%) MySQL
24 42 (16.22%) SQL
25 39 (15.06%) Degree

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 59 (22.78%) Node.js
2 33 (12.74%) Apache
3 11 (4.25%) Tomcat
3 11 (4.25%) OpenStack
3 11 (4.25%) nginx
4 10 (3.86%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (0.77%) Drupal
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.39%) IIS
6 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.39%) CMS
6 1 (0.39%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (2.32%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (3.86%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (2.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.54%) SaaS
2 4 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.54%) IaaS
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.77%) Route 53
4 1 (0.39%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.39%) Trello
4 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (18.92%) Internet
2 14 (5.41%) DNS
3 9 (3.47%) SSH
3 9 (3.47%) SSL
3 9 (3.47%) Kerberos
3 9 (3.47%) LDAP
4 6 (2.32%) Software-Defined Networking
4 6 (2.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.93%) Wireshark
5 5 (1.93%) SMTP
5 5 (1.93%) tcpdump
6 3 (1.16%) HTTP
7 2 (0.77%) Firewall
8 1 (0.39%) Network Security
8 1 (0.39%) Broadband
8 1 (0.39%) SAN
8 1 (0.39%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (28.96%) SQL Server
2 57 (22.01%) NoSQL
3 42 (16.22%) MySQL
4 32 (12.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (10.04%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (5.02%) MongoDB
7 10 (3.86%) DB2
8 6 (2.32%) MariaDB
9 4 (1.54%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.16%) Big Data
11 2 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.39%) Redis
12 1 (0.39%) Riak
12 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 79 (30.50%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.34%) Cucumber
3 14 (5.41%) Subversion
4 13 (5.02%) WebDriver
4 13 (5.02%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.86%) Hudson
6 9 (3.47%) Selenium
7 8 (3.09%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (2.70%) Xcode
8 7 (2.70%) LabVIEW
8 7 (2.70%) eggPlant
9 6 (2.32%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.93%) JIRA
10 5 (1.93%) Bugzilla
10 5 (1.93%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.93%) RSpec
10 5 (1.93%) Axure RP
11 3 (1.16%) NUnit
12 2 (0.77%) Gerrit
General
1 18 (6.95%) Finance
2 11 (4.25%) Games
3 9 (3.47%) Automotive
4 6 (2.32%) Back Office
4 6 (2.32%) Retail
5 5 (1.93%) Local Government
6 4 (1.54%) Marketing
7 3 (1.16%) German Language
7 3 (1.16%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.16%) Turkish Language
7 3 (1.16%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.77%) Electronics
8 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.77%) Military
9 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.39%) Publishing
9 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 170 (65.64%) Developer
2 58 (22.39%) .NET Developer
3 23 (8.88%) Web Developer
4 20 (7.72%) Software Developer
5 18 (6.95%) Front-End Developer
6 16 (6.18%) Software Engineer
7 14 (5.41%) Team Leader
8 12 (4.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 10 (3.86%) Applications Developer
9 10 (3.86%) Ruby Developer
10 8 (3.09%) Junior
10 8 (3.09%) C# Developer
10 8 (3.09%) Junior Developer
11 7 (2.70%) Technical Team Leader
11 7 (2.70%) PHP Developer
11 7 (2.70%) Senior Developer
11 7 (2.70%) iOS Developer
12 6 (2.32%) Platform Engineer
12 6 (2.32%) Test Engineer
12 6 (2.32%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (33.59%) .NET
2 80 (30.89%) Ruby on Rails
3 73 (28.19%) RESTful
4 64 (24.71%) CSS
5 60 (23.17%) ASP.NET
6 58 (22.39%) HTML
7 56 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 56 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web API
8 35 (13.51%) WCF
9 33 (12.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 31 (11.97%) Web Services
11 27 (10.42%) HTML5
12 23 (8.88%) jQuery
13 21 (8.11%) CSS3
14 15 (5.79%) XHTML
15 10 (3.86%) Ninject
15 10 (3.86%) JMS
15 10 (3.86%) XML
15 10 (3.86%) LINQ
15 10 (3.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.65%) Computer Science
2 22 (8.49%) Mobile App
3 21 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (6.56%) User Experience
5 15 (5.79%) Open Source
6 11 (4.25%) BBC
7 10 (3.86%) Social Media
8 9 (3.47%) Clustering
8 9 (3.47%) Device Driver
9 8 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (3.09%) Streaming Media
10 6 (2.32%) Replication
11 4 (1.54%) New Media
11 4 (1.54%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.39%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.39%) Interactive TV
12 1 (0.39%) iPhone
12 1 (0.39%) Online Games
12 1 (0.39%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 76 (29.34%) Linux
2 25 (9.65%) Apple iOS
3 19 (7.34%) Android
4 16 (6.18%) Windows
5 13 (5.02%) UNIX
6 10 (3.86%) Ubuntu
7 9 (3.47%) FreeBSD
8 8 (3.09%) CentOS
9 5 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.77%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.39%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (45.17%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (40.93%) TDD
3 85 (32.82%) MVC
4 68 (26.25%) BDD
5 67 (25.87%) Web Application Development
6 65 (25.10%) OO
7 45 (17.37%) Software Engineering
8 36 (13.90%) Scrum
9 28 (10.81%) E-Commerce
10 24 (9.27%) Web Development
11 23 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (8.88%) OOP
12 21 (8.11%) Pair Programming
13 19 (7.34%) Mentoring
14 16 (6.18%) Change Control
14 16 (6.18%) Configuration Management
14 16 (6.18%) ITIL
15 15 (5.79%) Automated Testing
15 15 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
16 13 (5.02%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 109 (42.08%) C#
2 99 (38.22%) Java
3 79 (30.50%) JavaScript
4 57 (22.01%) PHP
5 56 (21.62%) Python
6 48 (18.53%) Perl
7 42 (16.22%) SQL
8 22 (8.49%) Shell Script
9 20 (7.72%) C++
10 16 (6.18%) Objective-C
11 12 (4.63%) C
12 10 (3.86%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.70%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.32%) T-SQL
14 6 (2.32%) PHP5
15 3 (1.16%) VB
15 3 (1.16%) Scala
15 3 (1.16%) Clojure
16 1 (0.39%) Groovy
16 1 (0.39%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 39 (15.06%) Degree
2 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.39%) MCSE
2 1 (0.39%) ISEB
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.49%) QA
2 10 (3.86%) SLA
3 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.93%) Squid
1 5 (1.93%) Varnish
2 3 (1.16%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.39%) Docker
3 1 (0.39%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (10.04%) Puppet
2 21 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.86%) TIBCO Hawk
4 9 (3.47%) Capistrano
5 7 (2.70%) Nagios
6 6 (2.32%) CFEngine
7 5 (1.93%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.93%) SCOM
8 3 (1.16%) Ansible
9 2 (0.77%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.77%) logstash
10 1 (0.39%) Salt
10 1 (0.39%) Kibana
10 1 (0.39%) Opsview
10 1 (0.39%) YUM
Vendors
1 15 (5.79%) Google
2 13 (5.02%) Red Hat
3 10 (3.86%) Facebook
3 10 (3.86%) Apple
3 10 (3.86%) TIBCO
3 10 (3.86%) Wonderware
4 9 (3.47%) Yahoo!
4 9 (3.47%) Sony
5 8 (3.09%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.70%) VMware
7 6 (2.32%) Remedy
8 2 (0.77%) RightScale
8 2 (0.77%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.77%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle
9 1 (0.39%) Zend
9 1 (0.39%) Cisco
9 1 (0.39%) Adobe
9 1 (0.39%) Perforce
9 1 (0.39%) SaltStack
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