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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 23 18 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 1 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 1.54% 3.57% 33.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.50% 6.25% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
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
40 48 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 61.54% 57.14% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32 42 9
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £21,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 29 January 2015, 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%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) BBC
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Flash
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
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%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Windows

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) 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%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
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%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Flash
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) BBC
2 1 (25.00%) MHEG
2 1 (25.00%) Interactive TV
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB