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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 166 153 124
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -29
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 90 108 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.32% 1.45% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.60% 2.66% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 73 79 100
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
3468 4061 4017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.74% 54.58% 58.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2973 3381 3585
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -7 51 £45,250 +13.12% 15
Merseyside 0 17 £40,000 - 3
Cheshire -8 10 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Lancashire +10 6 £42,500 - 2
Cumbria - 5 £35,000 - 2
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 110 (62.15%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (49.15%) C#
3 77 (43.50%) TDD
4 74 (41.81%) .NET
5 71 (40.11%) Git (software)
6 62 (35.03%) JavaScript
7 60 (33.90%) Python
7 60 (33.90%) Node.js
8 56 (31.64%) Java
9 53 (29.94%) MVC
9 53 (29.94%) BDD
10 50 (28.25%) ASP.NET
11 49 (27.68%) CSS
11 49 (27.68%) Linux
11 49 (27.68%) HTML
12 47 (26.55%) NoSQL
13 45 (25.42%) SQL Server
14 43 (24.29%) RESTful
15 42 (23.73%) MySQL
15 42 (23.73%) Web Application Development
16 40 (22.60%) Ruby on Rails
17 39 (22.03%) WCF
18 38 (21.47%) ASP.NET MVC
18 38 (21.47%) ASP.NET Web API
19 34 (19.21%) Open Source
19 34 (19.21%) PHP
20 33 (18.64%) Puppet
21 29 (16.38%) Scrum
22 27 (15.25%) SQL
23 26 (14.69%) Apache

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 60 (33.90%) Node.js
2 26 (14.69%) Apache
3 20 (11.30%) nginx
4 5 (2.82%) JBoss
4 5 (2.82%) WordPress
5 4 (2.26%) Drupal
5 4 (2.26%) Jetty
5 4 (2.26%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.26%) CMS
5 4 (2.26%) SilverStripe
5 4 (2.26%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.69%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (1.69%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (3.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.39%) SaaS
2 6 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.82%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.26%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (1.69%) Trello
5 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.69%) PaaS
5 3 (1.69%) Route 53
5 3 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.65%) Internet
2 9 (5.08%) Firewall
3 6 (3.39%) DNS
4 4 (2.26%) PBX
4 4 (2.26%) PSTN
4 4 (2.26%) DHCP
4 4 (2.26%) HTTP
4 4 (2.26%) GSM
5 3 (1.69%) VPN
5 3 (1.69%) Network Security
5 3 (1.69%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (1.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.56%) LDAP
7 1 (0.56%) LAN
7 1 (0.56%) Junos
7 1 (0.56%) Wireless
7 1 (0.56%) OSPF
7 1 (0.56%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (26.55%) NoSQL
2 45 (25.42%) SQL Server
3 42 (23.73%) MySQL
4 21 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (7.91%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.52%) Big Data
7 7 (3.95%) Redis
8 6 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.82%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.26%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.26%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.13%) SQLite
13 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.56%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 71 (40.11%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.86%) Cucumber
2 21 (11.86%) Jenkins
3 15 (8.47%) Selenium
4 11 (6.21%) JUnit
5 9 (5.08%) Maven
6 8 (4.52%) Subversion
7 6 (3.39%) JIRA
8 5 (2.82%) Log4j
8 5 (2.82%) Ant
8 5 (2.82%) Selenium IDE
8 5 (2.82%) Appium
8 5 (2.82%) Calabash
8 5 (2.82%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.82%) Robotium
8 5 (2.82%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.26%) Hudson
10 2 (1.13%) Gerrit
10 2 (1.13%) WiX
10 2 (1.13%) JMeter
General
1 16 (9.04%) Retail
2 13 (7.34%) Finance
3 12 (6.78%) Marketing
4 11 (6.21%) Back Office
5 9 (5.08%) Games
6 3 (1.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.56%) Automotive
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 102 (57.63%) Developer
2 49 (27.68%) .NET Developer
3 16 (9.04%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 14 (7.91%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (6.21%) QA Engineer
5 11 (6.21%) Software Developer
6 6 (3.39%) Architect
6 6 (3.39%) Tester
6 6 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (3.39%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (2.82%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (2.82%) Test Engineer
7 5 (2.82%) PHP Developer
7 5 (2.82%) Analyst
7 5 (2.82%) Test Analyst
7 5 (2.82%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (2.26%) Applications Developer
8 4 (2.26%) Senior Developer
8 4 (2.26%) Lead Developer
8 4 (2.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (41.81%) .NET
2 50 (28.25%) ASP.NET
3 49 (27.68%) CSS
3 49 (27.68%) HTML
4 43 (24.29%) RESTful
5 40 (22.60%) Ruby on Rails
6 39 (22.03%) WCF
7 38 (21.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (21.47%) ASP.NET Web API
8 25 (14.12%) .NET Framework
9 24 (13.56%) Entity Framework
10 20 (11.30%) jQuery
10 20 (11.30%) XML
11 16 (9.04%) Web Services
12 13 (7.34%) AngularJS
13 12 (6.78%) HTML5
14 11 (6.21%) CSS3
15 10 (5.65%) Backbone.js
15 10 (5.65%) Ember.js
15 10 (5.65%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.34%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (6.21%) Mobile App
4 10 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.39%) User Experience
5 6 (3.39%) Replication
6 4 (2.26%) Online Games
6 4 (2.26%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.69%) Clustering
8 2 (1.13%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.13%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.56%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 49 (27.68%) Linux
2 24 (13.56%) Windows
2 24 (13.56%) CentOS
3 13 (7.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (7.34%) Ubuntu
4 12 (6.78%) UNIX
5 11 (6.21%) Android
6 9 (5.08%) Apple iOS
6 9 (5.08%) SUSE
6 9 (5.08%) Debian
7 5 (2.82%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.26%) Fedora
9 3 (1.69%) VMS
10 2 (1.13%) AIX
10 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.56%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (62.15%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (43.50%) TDD
3 53 (29.94%) MVC
3 53 (29.94%) BDD
4 42 (23.73%) Web Application Development
5 34 (19.21%) Open Source
6 29 (16.38%) Scrum
7 26 (14.69%) E-Commerce
8 20 (11.30%) OO
8 20 (11.30%) DevOps
9 19 (10.73%) Unit Testing
10 18 (10.17%) Configuration Management
11 16 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (8.47%) Software Engineering
13 12 (6.78%) Coaching
14 10 (5.65%) Automation Testing
14 10 (5.65%) Pair Programming
14 10 (5.65%) Performance Testing
14 10 (5.65%) Mentoring
15 9 (5.08%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (49.15%) C#
2 62 (35.03%) JavaScript
3 60 (33.90%) Python
4 56 (31.64%) Java
5 34 (19.21%) PHP
6 27 (15.25%) SQL
7 23 (12.99%) Perl
8 15 (8.47%) Bash Shell
9 12 (6.78%) C++
9 12 (6.78%) Shell Script
10 10 (5.65%) VB
10 10 (5.65%) VB.NET
11 8 (4.52%) C
12 6 (3.39%) Objective-C
13 5 (2.82%) Groovy
14 3 (1.69%) Scala
15 2 (1.13%) VBScript
16 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 20 (11.30%) Degree
2 6 (3.39%) ISEB
3 5 (2.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.56%) CCNP
4 1 (0.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.17%) QA
2 2 (1.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.26%) Kamailio
3 3 (1.69%) Xen
4 2 (1.13%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.13%) KVM
4 2 (1.13%) Docker
5 1 (0.56%) Ceph
5 1 (0.56%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.56%) Varnish
5 1 (0.56%) Samba
5 1 (0.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 33 (18.64%) Puppet
2 22 (12.43%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (7.91%) Nagios
4 9 (5.08%) Vagrant
5 7 (3.95%) Opsview
6 6 (3.39%) HAProxy
7 4 (2.26%) Ansible
7 4 (2.26%) Graphite
8 3 (1.69%) Zenoss
9 2 (1.13%) logstash
9 2 (1.13%) yum
10 1 (0.56%) Salt
10 1 (0.56%) SmokePing
10 1 (0.56%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.56%) cPanel
10 1 (0.56%) Plesk
10 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.56%) Cacti
10 1 (0.56%) Munin
Vendors
1 19 (10.73%) Red Hat
2 15 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.65%) VMware
4 5 (2.82%) Zend
5 4 (2.26%) RightScale
5 4 (2.26%) HP
5 4 (2.26%) Dell
6 3 (1.69%) Wonderware
6 3 (1.69%) Facebook
6 3 (1.69%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.13%) New Relic
7 2 (1.13%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.13%) Splunk
7 2 (1.13%) Cisco
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle
8 1 (0.56%) EMC
8 1 (0.56%) Juniper
8 1 (0.56%) Aruba
8 1 (0.56%) Dell Compellent
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + dependent on experience
Posted: 1 hour ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Millom, Cumbria
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Millom, Cumbria
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stream Recruitment
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Betting Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 18 days ago