The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Ruby on Rails skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
England / North West
Rank 226 184 220
Rank change year-on-year -42 +36  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 31 49 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.51% 0.87% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 2.33% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 22
Median salary £44,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,500 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

Ruby on Rails is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2671 2100 2590
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.07% 37.32% 39.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2283 1819 2194
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in the North West

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in the North West.

Salary trend for Ruby on Rails in the North West

Ruby on Rails
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in the North West over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby on Rails in the North West

Ruby on Rails
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -47 22 £44,000 -12.00% 2
Merseyside - 5 £25,000 -
Cheshire +12 4 £41,250 -21.42%
Ruby on Rails
England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 63 (100.00%) Ruby
2 43 (68.25%) Git (software)
3 23 (36.51%) RSpec
4 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (31.75%) git-flow
5 19 (30.16%) JavaScript
6 18 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (26.98%) SQL
7 17 (26.98%) Vagrant
8 16 (25.40%) Resque
8 16 (25.40%) TDD
8 16 (25.40%) Capistrano
9 15 (23.81%) Java
10 14 (22.22%) PHP
10 14 (22.22%) HTML
11 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (19.05%) CSS
13 11 (17.46%) Linux
13 11 (17.46%) JSON
14 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
14 10 (15.87%) Process Management
14 10 (15.87%) Scrum
15 9 (14.29%) iPad
16 8 (12.70%) RESTful
16 8 (12.70%) HTML5
16 8 (12.70%) Web Development
16 8 (12.70%) MySQL
17 7 (11.11%) C++
17 7 (11.11%) OOP
17 7 (11.11%) Puppet

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.17%) nginx
1 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.17%) WordPress
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) JBoss
2 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.59%) Heroku
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Broadband
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (12.70%) MySQL
3 6 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (68.25%) Git (software)
2 23 (36.51%) RSpec
3 20 (31.75%) git-flow
4 17 (26.98%) Vagrant
5 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 6 (9.52%) GitLab
7 3 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.76%) Subversion
8 2 (3.17%) Xcode
9 1 (1.59%) JUnit
9 1 (1.59%) Maven
9 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.94%) Back Office
2 4 (6.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Games
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (79.37%) Developer
2 30 (47.62%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 18 (28.57%) Ruby Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) MongoDB Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Ruby Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) iOS Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Principal Technologist
7 2 (3.17%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Technologist
8 1 (1.59%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Digital Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Junior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) Resque
2 14 (22.22%) HTML
3 12 (19.05%) CSS
4 11 (17.46%) JSON
5 8 (12.70%) HTML5
5 8 (12.70%) RESTful
6 6 (9.52%) jQuery
7 5 (7.94%) .NET
7 5 (7.94%) CSS3
7 5 (7.94%) Web Services
8 4 (6.35%) Ajax
8 4 (6.35%) Sass
9 3 (4.76%) REST
9 3 (4.76%) Symfony
10 2 (3.17%) Django
10 2 (3.17%) Guice
10 2 (3.17%) iOS SDK
10 2 (3.17%) Java EE
10 2 (3.17%) Phusion Passenger
10 2 (3.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) iPad
2 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.76%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
5 1 (1.59%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Linux
2 4 (6.35%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.40%) TDD
3 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (15.87%) Process Management
4 10 (15.87%) Scrum
4 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.70%) Web Development
6 7 (11.11%) OOP
6 7 (11.11%) User Stories
7 6 (9.52%) BDD
7 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.52%) Microservices
7 6 (9.52%) Open Source
8 5 (7.94%) B2B
8 5 (7.94%) Information Security
8 5 (7.94%) OO
8 5 (7.94%) SDLC
9 4 (6.35%) DevOps
9 4 (6.35%) MVC
10 3 (4.76%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) Ruby
2 19 (30.16%) JavaScript
3 17 (26.98%) SQL
4 15 (23.81%) Java
5 14 (22.22%) PHP
6 7 (11.11%) C++
7 5 (7.94%) C
7 5 (7.94%) C#
7 5 (7.94%) Go
7 5 (7.94%) Perl
7 5 (7.94%) Python
8 4 (6.35%) Scala
9 2 (3.17%) Clojure
9 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.17%) Smalltalk
9 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Docker
1 1 (1.59%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (25.40%) Capistrano
2 7 (11.11%) Puppet
3 5 (7.94%) Ansible
4 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (3.17%) Google
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle
1 2 (3.17%) Snowplow
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