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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 98 146 128
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -18
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 149 104 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.63% 1.60% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.09% 3.06% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 131 86 132
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
2928 3403 3981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.59% 52.21% 56.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2498 2880 3411
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +52 113 £42,500 +13.33% 22
Cheshire +22 20 £42,500 - 4
Merseyside +16 19 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Lancashire +3 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 164 (65.60%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (44.40%) .NET
3 105 (42.00%) Python
4 100 (40.00%) TDD
5 92 (36.80%) Linux
6 89 (35.60%) C#
7 88 (35.20%) BDD
8 82 (32.80%) Git (software)
8 82 (32.80%) Scrum
9 76 (30.40%) MVC
9 76 (30.40%) Node.js
10 74 (29.60%) PHP
11 72 (28.80%) Java
11 72 (28.80%) Web Application Development
11 72 (28.80%) RESTful
12 70 (28.00%) NoSQL
13 68 (27.20%) Ruby on Rails
14 67 (26.80%) WCF
14 67 (26.80%) SQL Server
15 66 (26.40%) ASP.NET
16 65 (26.00%) Puppet
17 63 (25.20%) ASP.NET MVC
17 63 (25.20%) ASP.NET Web API
17 63 (25.20%) SQL Server 2014
18 59 (23.60%) DevOps
18 59 (23.60%) JavaScript
19 56 (22.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 54 (21.60%) Entity Framework
20 54 (21.60%) .NET Framework
21 49 (19.60%) Configuration Management

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 76 (30.40%) Node.js
2 31 (12.40%) OpenStack
3 20 (8.00%) Apache
4 19 (7.60%) nginx
5 18 (7.20%) JBoss
6 17 (6.80%) WebLogic
6 17 (6.80%) WebSphere
7 15 (6.00%) CloudStack
8 7 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.00%) Confluence
9 5 (2.00%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.60%) Skype for Business
11 3 (1.20%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.20%) CMS
11 3 (1.20%) ColdFusion
11 3 (1.20%) Drupal
11 3 (1.20%) Joomla!
11 3 (1.20%) WordPress
12 2 (0.80%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (2.40%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.40%) GitHub
2 16 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.80%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (2.00%) PaaS
6 4 (1.60%) Heroku
6 4 (1.60%) SaaS
7 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.80%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.80%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.40%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.40%) Firewall
2 11 (4.40%) HTTP
3 8 (3.20%) SSL
4 7 (2.80%) Internet
5 6 (2.40%) DNS
6 5 (2.00%) MRTG
7 4 (1.60%) LDAP
7 4 (1.60%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.20%) Intranet
8 3 (1.20%) PuTTY
8 3 (1.20%) SAN
8 3 (1.20%) WinSCP
9 2 (0.80%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (0.80%) BGP
9 2 (0.80%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.80%) OSPF
9 2 (0.80%) VoIP
9 2 (0.80%) VPN
9 2 (0.80%) VXLAN
10 1 (0.40%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (28.00%) NoSQL
2 67 (26.80%) SQL Server
3 63 (25.20%) SQL Server 2014
4 36 (14.40%) MySQL
5 11 (4.40%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.40%) Redis
6 10 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.80%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.00%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.60%) SQLite
11 3 (1.20%) Big Data
12 1 (0.40%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 82 (32.80%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.60%) Jenkins
3 15 (6.00%) Selenium
4 14 (5.60%) JIRA
5 13 (5.20%) Cucumber
6 11 (4.40%) WebDriver
7 8 (3.20%) Gerrit
8 7 (2.80%) JMeter
8 7 (2.80%) Maven
8 7 (2.80%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.80%) Vagrant
9 6 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.60%) Appium
10 4 (1.60%) FxCop
10 4 (1.60%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.60%) Moq
10 4 (1.60%) NUnit
10 4 (1.60%) StyleCop
10 4 (1.60%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.60%) WiX
General
1 21 (8.40%) Games
2 10 (4.00%) Advertising
3 8 (3.20%) Marketing
4 6 (2.40%) Music Industry
5 5 (2.00%) Finance
5 5 (2.00%) Publishing
6 4 (1.60%) Retail
7 3 (1.20%) iGaming
7 3 (1.20%) Law
8 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 154 (61.60%) Developer
2 74 (29.60%) .NET Developer
3 42 (16.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 30 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 26 (10.40%) Software Developer
6 23 (9.20%) Senior Developer
7 17 (6.80%) PHP Developer
8 16 (6.40%) Senior Java Developer
9 14 (5.60%) Junior
10 12 (4.80%) Lead Developer
10 12 (4.80%) Team Leader
11 11 (4.40%) .NET Software Developer
12 10 (4.00%) Software Manager
12 10 (4.00%) Web Developer
13 9 (3.60%) Administrator
13 9 (3.60%) Analyst
13 9 (3.60%) Consultant
13 9 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
13 9 (3.60%) Ruby on Rails Developer
14 8 (3.20%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (44.40%) .NET
2 72 (28.80%) RESTful
3 68 (27.20%) Ruby on Rails
4 67 (26.80%) WCF
5 66 (26.40%) ASP.NET
6 63 (25.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 63 (25.20%) ASP.NET Web API
7 56 (22.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 54 (21.60%) .NET Framework
8 54 (21.60%) Entity Framework
9 47 (18.80%) Code First Entity Framework
10 30 (12.00%) AngularJS
10 30 (12.00%) HTML
11 27 (10.80%) CSS
12 24 (9.60%) HTML5
12 24 (9.60%) jQuery
12 24 (9.60%) Web Services
13 20 (8.00%) REST
14 16 (6.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (6.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 47 (18.80%) Enterprise Software
2 46 (18.40%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.80%) User Experience
4 6 (2.40%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.00%) Physics
6 4 (1.60%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.60%) PMI
7 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.80%) Clustering
8 2 (0.80%) Economics
8 2 (0.80%) Fintech
8 2 (0.80%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.80%) Statistics
8 2 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.80%) Wiki
9 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.40%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 92 (36.80%) Linux
2 35 (14.00%) Unix
3 30 (12.00%) Windows
4 11 (4.40%) CentOS
4 11 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.60%) CoreOS
6 8 (3.20%) Ubuntu
7 6 (2.40%) Android
7 6 (2.40%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.40%) Debian
7 6 (2.40%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.40%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.40%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (65.60%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (40.00%) TDD
3 88 (35.20%) BDD
4 82 (32.80%) Scrum
5 76 (30.40%) MVC
6 72 (28.80%) Web Application Development
7 59 (23.60%) DevOps
8 49 (19.60%) Configuration Management
9 38 (15.20%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (10.80%) Web Development
11 25 (10.00%) Open Source
12 24 (9.60%) Software Engineering
13 20 (8.00%) DSDM
13 20 (8.00%) ITIL
13 20 (8.00%) OWASP
13 20 (8.00%) RUP
14 18 (7.20%) OOP
15 16 (6.40%) OOD
16 14 (5.60%) Responsive Web Design
17 13 (5.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 105 (42.00%) Python
2 89 (35.60%) C#
3 74 (29.60%) PHP
4 72 (28.80%) Java
5 59 (23.60%) JavaScript
6 42 (16.80%) Bash Shell
7 40 (16.00%) Shell Script
8 39 (15.60%) C
9 37 (14.80%) Perl
10 27 (10.80%) C++
11 24 (9.60%) SQL
12 12 (4.80%) Go
13 7 (2.80%) CoffeeScript
13 7 (2.80%) ES6
13 7 (2.80%) F#
14 5 (2.00%) PowerShell
14 5 (2.00%) Scala
15 4 (1.60%) Clojure
15 4 (1.60%) Groovy
16 3 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (15.20%) Degree
2 6 (2.40%) ISEB
3 5 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.60%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.60%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) PhD
5 1 (0.40%) RHCE
5 1 (0.40%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.80%) QA
2 4 (1.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (7.60%) vSphere
1 19 (7.60%) XenServer
2 17 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.80%) Xen
3 16 (6.40%) Docker
4 6 (2.40%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.40%) Ceph
4 6 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.00%) Squid
6 4 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.60%) Varnish
6 4 (1.60%) XenApp
6 4 (1.60%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.80%) KVM
7 2 (0.80%) oVirt
7 2 (0.80%) Postfix
7 2 (0.80%) vCloud
7 2 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 65 (26.00%) Puppet
2 46 (18.40%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (11.60%) Cobbler
4 16 (6.40%) Tivoli
5 7 (2.80%) Kibana
6 6 (2.40%) Kubernetes
6 6 (2.40%) Nagios
7 5 (2.00%) Munin
7 5 (2.00%) Zenoss
8 4 (1.60%) Ansible
8 4 (1.60%) Grafana
8 4 (1.60%) Graphite
8 4 (1.60%) Packer
8 4 (1.60%) SCCM
8 4 (1.60%) Terraform
8 4 (1.60%) Uchiwa
8 4 (1.60%) Wonderware InTouch
9 3 (1.20%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.40%) Mesos
Vendors
1 24 (9.60%) VMware
2 21 (8.40%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.80%) Oracle
4 15 (6.00%) EnterpriseDB
5 13 (5.20%) Facebook
5 13 (5.20%) Google
6 10 (4.00%) Citrix
6 10 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.60%) Cisco
7 9 (3.60%) HP
8 6 (2.40%) Adobe
8 6 (2.40%) MuleSoft
8 6 (2.40%) SaltStack
8 6 (2.40%) Snowplow
8 6 (2.40%) WSO2
9 5 (2.00%) Atlassian
9 5 (2.00%) F5
10 4 (1.60%) EMC
10 4 (1.60%) NetApp
10 4 (1.60%) Wonderware
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £42,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Great Office
Posted: 13 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
KDR
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CIC Preston
Salary: From £25,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: £25k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2m Employment Solutions
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago