The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 18 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 3 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 4.23% 17.95% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.00% 31.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Ruby
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Programming Languages Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
50 44 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 70.42% 56.41% 74.19%
Number of salaries quoted 41 25 43
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) BBC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Flash

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Broadband
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) Flash
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) BBC
2 1 (25.00%) Interactive TV
2 1 (25.00%) MHEG
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB