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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 262 209 224
Rank change year-on-year -53 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 16 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.52% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 1.30% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 21
Median salary £38,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.28% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 3008 2232 2608
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.02% 39.67% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2534 1923 2204
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -35 9 £47,500 +21.79% 5
Merseyside - 6 £34,250 - 1
Cheshire -26 1 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 46 (97.87%) Ruby
2 28 (59.57%) Git (software)
3 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (42.55%) SQL
5 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
6 13 (27.66%) RSpec
6 13 (27.66%) Linux
7 12 (25.53%) TDD
7 12 (25.53%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (25.53%) SDLC
8 11 (23.40%) git-flow
8 11 (23.40%) HTML
8 11 (23.40%) CSS
9 10 (21.28%) Web Services
10 9 (19.15%) PHP
10 9 (19.15%) Scrum
10 9 (19.15%) Capistrano
10 9 (19.15%) Resque
10 9 (19.15%) Vagrant
10 9 (19.15%) HTML5
11 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (17.02%) QA
11 8 (17.02%) Subversion
11 8 (17.02%) Java
12 7 (14.89%) jQuery
12 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
12 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
12 7 (14.89%) CSS3
13 6 (12.77%) BDD
13 6 (12.77%) AngularJS

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring 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 4 (8.51%) nginx
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) Heroku
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) SSL
2 1 (2.13%) LDAP
2 1 (2.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.38%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (59.57%) Git (software)
2 13 (27.66%) RSpec
3 11 (23.40%) git-flow
4 9 (19.15%) Vagrant
5 8 (17.02%) Subversion
6 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
7 5 (10.64%) Selenium
8 2 (4.26%) Xcode
9 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 5 (10.64%) Back Office
2 4 (8.51%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Music Industry
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (72.34%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 14 (29.79%) Ruby Developer
4 5 (10.64%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (10.64%) MongoDB Developer
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.38%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Developer in Test
6 2 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.26%) iOS Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Principal Technologist
7 1 (2.13%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) CSS
1 11 (23.40%) HTML
2 10 (21.28%) Web Services
3 9 (19.15%) HTML5
3 9 (19.15%) Resque
4 7 (14.89%) CSS3
4 7 (14.89%) jQuery
5 6 (12.77%) Ajax
5 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
5 6 (12.77%) RESTful
6 5 (10.64%) JSON
7 4 (8.51%) .NET
7 4 (8.51%) SOAP
8 3 (6.38%) J2EE
8 3 (6.38%) Sass
8 3 (6.38%) YUI
9 2 (4.26%) Backbone.js
9 2 (4.26%) iOS SDK
9 2 (4.26%) Phusion Passenger
9 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.64%) iPad
1 5 (10.64%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.51%) User Experience
3 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) SDLC
2 12 (25.53%) TDD
3 9 (19.15%) Scrum
4 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
6 6 (12.77%) BDD
6 6 (12.77%) Web Development
7 5 (10.64%) API Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.64%) Process Management
7 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.51%) B2B
8 4 (8.51%) OO
8 4 (8.51%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (8.51%) User Stories
9 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.38%) Kanban
9 3 (6.38%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) Ruby
2 20 (42.55%) SQL
3 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.15%) PHP
5 8 (17.02%) Java
6 4 (8.51%) C#
7 3 (6.38%) C++
8 2 (4.26%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.26%) Smalltalk
8 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.13%) C
9 1 (2.13%) Clojure
9 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.13%) Python
9 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) Capistrano
2 2 (4.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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