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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 148 102 156
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +54
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 110 168 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.49% 2.44% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.83% 3.93% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 103 128 88
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 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.88%
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
3889 4274 4706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.54% 62.13% 61.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3397 3722 4232
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -71 56 £40,750 +1.87% 16
Cheshire +15 34 £44,000 +35.38% 4
Merseyside +19 17 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Lancashire -8 1 - - 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 129 (59.45%) C#
2 118 (54.38%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (52.53%) TDD
4 101 (46.54%) Git (software)
5 98 (45.16%) .NET
6 95 (43.78%) BDD
7 93 (42.86%) MVC
8 86 (39.63%) RESTful
9 85 (39.17%) Java
10 83 (38.25%) SQL Server
11 80 (36.87%) Node.js
11 80 (36.87%) Web Application Development
12 79 (36.41%) ASP.NET
13 78 (35.94%) NoSQL
14 77 (35.48%) ASP.NET Web API
14 77 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 71 (32.72%) JavaScript
16 59 (27.19%) Internet
17 53 (24.42%) Python
18 51 (23.50%) HTML
18 51 (23.50%) OO
19 48 (22.12%) Linux
20 47 (21.66%) CSS
20 47 (21.66%) PHP
20 47 (21.66%) WCF
21 39 (17.97%) Perl
22 35 (16.13%) Ruby on Rails
23 32 (14.75%) Web Services
24 30 (13.82%) MySQL
24 30 (13.82%) Software Engineering

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 80 (36.87%) Node.js
2 17 (7.83%) Apache
3 11 (5.07%) nginx
4 6 (2.76%) IIS
4 6 (2.76%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.84%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.46%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (2.76%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.38%) Mingle
3 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (3.23%) Magento
2 4 (1.84%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.84%) SaaS
2 4 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.84%) IaaS
2 4 (1.84%) Trello
3 2 (0.92%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.46%) PaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.46%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 59 (27.19%) Internet
2 11 (5.07%) HTTP
3 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.38%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.46%) Firewall
4 1 (0.46%) SSH
4 1 (0.46%) DNS
4 1 (0.46%) SSL
4 1 (0.46%) SAN
4 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.46%) LDAP
4 1 (0.46%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (38.25%) SQL Server
2 78 (35.94%) NoSQL
3 30 (13.82%) MySQL
4 21 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (5.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (4.61%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.76%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (2.76%) MariaDB
8 6 (2.76%) Big Data
9 4 (1.84%) DB2
10 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.46%) Redis
11 1 (0.46%) Riak
Development Applications
1 101 (46.54%) Git (software)
2 24 (11.06%) Selenium
3 22 (10.14%) WebDriver
4 21 (9.68%) Jenkins
5 20 (9.22%) Cucumber
6 15 (6.91%) TeamCity
7 10 (4.61%) Subversion
8 9 (4.15%) SpecFlow
9 7 (3.23%) Hudson
9 7 (3.23%) Visual Studio
9 7 (3.23%) NUnit
10 6 (2.76%) JIRA
11 5 (2.30%) WATIR
11 5 (2.30%) Bugzilla
11 5 (2.30%) Mercurial
11 5 (2.30%) RSpec
11 5 (2.30%) Axure RP
12 4 (1.84%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.84%) MSTest
12 4 (1.84%) CruiseControl
General
1 28 (12.90%) Games
2 12 (5.53%) Retail
3 10 (4.61%) Finance
4 6 (2.76%) Back Office
5 3 (1.38%) German Language
5 3 (1.38%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.38%) Turkish Language
6 2 (0.92%) Electronics
6 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.92%) Marketing
6 2 (0.92%) Military
7 1 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 156 (71.89%) Developer
2 73 (33.64%) .NET Developer
3 22 (10.14%) Web Developer
4 15 (6.91%) Front-End Developer
5 14 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 13 (5.99%) C# Developer
6 13 (5.99%) Senior Developer
7 12 (5.53%) Automation Engineer
8 11 (5.07%) Tester
9 8 (3.69%) Software Developer
9 8 (3.69%) Automation Tester
10 7 (3.23%) Ruby Developer
10 7 (3.23%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.23%) PHP Developer
11 5 (2.30%) Analyst
11 5 (2.30%) Test Analyst
11 5 (2.30%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 5 (2.30%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (2.30%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (1.84%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (45.16%) .NET
2 86 (39.63%) RESTful
3 79 (36.41%) ASP.NET
4 77 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 77 (35.48%) ASP.NET Web API
5 51 (23.50%) HTML
6 47 (21.66%) CSS
6 47 (21.66%) WCF
7 35 (16.13%) Ruby on Rails
8 32 (14.75%) Web Services
9 17 (7.83%) HTML5
9 17 (7.83%) jQuery
9 17 (7.83%) CSS3
10 13 (5.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 12 (5.53%) LINQ
12 11 (5.07%) Ninject
13 9 (4.15%) REST
13 9 (4.15%) JSON
13 9 (4.15%) XML
13 9 (4.15%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.99%) BBC
2 11 (5.07%) Open Source
3 10 (4.61%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.61%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.15%) User Experience
4 9 (4.15%) Social Media
5 6 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.46%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.46%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.46%) Online Games
6 1 (0.46%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.46%) MHEG
6 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.46%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.46%) Clustering
6 1 (0.46%) Interactive TV
6 1 (0.46%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 48 (22.12%) Linux
2 16 (7.37%) Windows
3 9 (4.15%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.76%) Android
5 5 (2.30%) CentOS
5 5 (2.30%) UNIX
6 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.92%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.92%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.92%) Debian
8 1 (0.46%) Fedora
8 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.46%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.46%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (54.38%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (52.53%) TDD
3 95 (43.78%) BDD
4 93 (42.86%) MVC
5 80 (36.87%) Web Application Development
6 51 (23.50%) OO
7 30 (13.82%) Software Engineering
8 25 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (11.06%) E-Commerce
10 22 (10.14%) Scrum
11 17 (7.83%) DevOps
12 16 (7.37%) Automation Testing
12 16 (7.37%) OOP
13 15 (6.91%) Configuration Management
13 15 (6.91%) Automated Testing
14 14 (6.45%) Web Development
14 14 (6.45%) Change Control
15 11 (5.07%) Dependency Injection
15 11 (5.07%) Test Scripting
16 9 (4.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 129 (59.45%) C#
2 85 (39.17%) Java
3 71 (32.72%) JavaScript
4 53 (24.42%) Python
5 47 (21.66%) PHP
6 39 (17.97%) Perl
7 27 (12.44%) SQL
8 11 (5.07%) Shell Script
9 10 (4.61%) C++
10 7 (3.23%) PHP5
10 7 (3.23%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.76%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.30%) Scala
13 4 (1.84%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (1.38%) Clojure
14 3 (1.38%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.92%) C
16 1 (0.46%) SPARQL
16 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.46%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 22 (10.14%) Degree
2 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.46%) ISEB
2 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.37%) QA
2 4 (1.84%) SLA
3 2 (0.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.84%) Docker
2 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.92%) Varnish
3 2 (0.92%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.46%) Samba
4 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (8.76%) Puppet
2 15 (6.91%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.76%) CFEngine
4 5 (2.30%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.84%) TIBCO Hawk
5 4 (1.84%) Capistrano
6 3 (1.38%) Nagios
6 3 (1.38%) Ansible
7 1 (0.46%) logstash
7 1 (0.46%) Salt
7 1 (0.46%) Opsview
7 1 (0.46%) Cacti
7 1 (0.46%) YUM
Vendors
1 13 (5.99%) Google
2 11 (5.07%) Wonderware
3 9 (4.15%) Facebook
3 9 (4.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.15%) Apple
3 9 (4.15%) Sony
3 9 (4.15%) Yahoo!
4 6 (2.76%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.76%) VMware
5 4 (1.84%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.38%) Percona
7 2 (0.92%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.92%) Zend
8 1 (0.46%) RightScale
8 1 (0.46%) Splunk
8 1 (0.46%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.46%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.46%) Adobe
8 1 (0.46%) Perforce
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £56000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheadle
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago