Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 335 308 336
Rank change year-on-year -27 +28 +4
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 43 51 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.41% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 0.98% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 43 44 15
North West median annual salary £50,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,750 £27,500 £26,950
90th Percentile £63,750 £46,250 £54,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +21.05% -

Ruby on Rails is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5907 5222 5066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.43% 41.73% 39.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4914 4550 4360
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,225
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Ruby on Rails as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -23 40 £50,000 +38.89% 5
Merseyside +16 1 £32,500 - 2
Cheshire -29 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 42 (97.67%) Ruby
2 33 (76.74%) TDD
2 33 (76.74%) JavaScript
3 31 (72.09%) HTML
3 31 (72.09%) CSS
4 26 (60.47%) Scrum
5 24 (55.81%) PHP
6 21 (48.84%) AngularJS
7 20 (46.51%) Web Development
8 19 (44.19%) Web Services
8 19 (44.19%) RESTful
9 18 (41.86%) CSS3
9 18 (41.86%) HTML5
9 18 (41.86%) Java
10 17 (39.53%) MySQL
10 17 (39.53%) Linux
10 17 (39.53%) BDD
10 17 (39.53%) jQuery
11 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (34.88%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (34.88%) SOA
12 15 (34.88%) User Experience
13 14 (32.56%) Mentoring
13 14 (32.56%) SOAP
13 14 (32.56%) Ajax
13 14 (32.56%) MVC
13 14 (32.56%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (30.23%) OO
14 13 (30.23%) Python
14 13 (30.23%) SDLC

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 10 (23.26%) nginx
2 9 (20.93%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (11.63%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) SSL
2 5 (11.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) MySQL
2 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.63%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.63%) Redis
4 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.33%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.63%) Xcode
3 3 (6.98%) Jasmine
3 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.98%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (4.65%) Selenium
4 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.33%) RSpec
General
1 8 (18.60%) Advertising
2 2 (4.65%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (13.95%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Web Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Architect
5 5 (11.63%) iOS Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Java Architect
5 5 (11.63%) PHP Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Applications Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Java Applications Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Lead Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) PHP Technical Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Scrum Master
7 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (72.09%) CSS
1 31 (72.09%) HTML
2 21 (48.84%) AngularJS
3 19 (44.19%) RESTful
3 19 (44.19%) Web Services
4 18 (41.86%) CSS3
4 18 (41.86%) HTML5
5 17 (39.53%) jQuery
6 14 (32.56%) Ajax
6 14 (32.56%) SOAP
7 10 (23.26%) React
7 10 (23.26%) YUI
8 9 (20.93%) J2EE
8 9 (20.93%) LAMP
8 9 (20.93%) LEMP Stack
9 7 (16.28%) .NET
9 7 (16.28%) REST
10 6 (13.95%) Django
10 6 (13.95%) Flask
10 6 (13.95%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) User Experience
2 14 (32.56%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (16.28%) Mobile App
4 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
5 4 (9.30%) iPad
6 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) TDD
2 26 (60.47%) Scrum
3 20 (46.51%) Web Development
4 17 (39.53%) BDD
5 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (34.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 15 (34.88%) SOA
7 14 (32.56%) Mentoring
7 14 (32.56%) MVC
8 13 (30.23%) OO
8 13 (30.23%) SDLC
9 11 (25.58%) Web Application Development
10 10 (23.26%) Microservices
10 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
11 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
11 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
12 8 (18.60%) Front End Development
13 7 (16.28%) Coaching
13 7 (16.28%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 42 (97.67%) Ruby
2 33 (76.74%) JavaScript
3 24 (55.81%) PHP
4 18 (41.86%) Java
5 13 (30.23%) Python
6 11 (25.58%) SQL
7 5 (11.63%) Apple Swift
7 5 (11.63%) Go
7 5 (11.63%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.65%) C#
9 1 (2.33%) C
9 1 (2.33%) C++
9 1 (2.33%) Elixir
9 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
1 5 (11.63%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) QA
2 5 (11.63%) Web Application Security Consortium
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft