The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Salford region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 17 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 5 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 6.33% 25.37% 3.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.62% 39.53% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
52 43 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 65.82% 64.18% 47.17%
Number of salaries quoted 51 26 20
Average salary £46,500 £32,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.07% -21.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £24,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Ruby
Manchester

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Ruby
Salary Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Salford region.

Ruby Salary Trend in Salford

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Salford region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Salford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) C++
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) C
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) OOP
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Android
5 3 (33.33%) HTML5
5 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (22.22%) CSS3
6 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
6 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Streaming Media
6 2 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
6 2 (22.22%) Interactive TV
6 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) BBC

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 3 (33.33%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
1 2 (22.22%) Streaming Media
1 2 (22.22%) Interactive TV
1 2 (22.22%) BBC
2 1 (11.11%) IPTV
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) MHEG
2 1 (11.11%) New Media
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) OOP
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) C
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
7 1 (11.11%) ActionScript
7 1 (11.11%) Perl
7 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PhD
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA