The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 90 114 121
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +7
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 33 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.74% 0.59% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% 0.96% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33 10 14
Average salary £45,500 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.51% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £53,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Ruby
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
891 1045 1430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 46.99% 61.83% 64.74%
Number of salaries quoted 779 855 1254
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Ruby
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Cheshire region.

Ruby Salary Trend in Cheshire

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Ruby
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +30 23 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Wilmslow - 10 £30,000 - 2
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 47 (92.16%) TDD
1 47 (92.16%) BDD
2 46 (90.20%) Git (software)
3 45 (88.24%) .NET
4 42 (82.35%) MVC
5 41 (80.39%) C#
5 41 (80.39%) ASP.NET
5 41 (80.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 41 (80.39%) Node.js
5 41 (80.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 37 (72.55%) SQL Server
6 37 (72.55%) RESTful
7 36 (70.59%) NoSQL
7 36 (70.59%) Web Application Development
8 26 (50.98%) Internet
9 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
11 11 (21.57%) Java
11 11 (21.57%) OO
12 10 (19.61%) HTML
12 10 (19.61%) Apple
12 10 (19.61%) Sony
12 10 (19.61%) BBC
12 10 (19.61%) Yahoo!
12 10 (19.61%) Google
12 10 (19.61%) WCF
12 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (19.61%) Social Media
12 10 (19.61%) Facebook
13 9 (17.65%) HTTP

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 41 (80.39%) Node.js
2 5 (9.80%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.98%) Internet
2 9 (17.65%) HTTP
3 1 (1.96%) SAN
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (72.55%) SQL Server
2 36 (70.59%) NoSQL
3 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (90.20%) Git (software)
2 9 (17.65%) TeamCity
2 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.80%) SpecFlow
3 5 (9.80%) MSTest
3 5 (9.80%) Mercurial
3 5 (9.80%) Ant
3 5 (9.80%) NUnit
4 4 (7.84%) CruiseControl
4 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
4 4 (7.84%) WATIR
4 4 (7.84%) Selenium
4 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.88%) Subversion
6 1 (1.96%) Xcode
General
1 2 (3.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (84.31%) Developer
2 38 (74.51%) .NET Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Test Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 3 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) QA Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (1.96%) QA Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Test Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (1.96%) iOS Developer
6 1 (1.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (88.24%) .NET
2 41 (80.39%) ASP.NET
2 41 (80.39%) ASP.NET MVC
2 41 (80.39%) ASP.NET Web API
3 37 (72.55%) RESTful
4 10 (19.61%) HTML
4 10 (19.61%) WCF
5 8 (15.69%) SOAP
5 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (15.69%) REST
6 6 (11.76%) CSS
7 5 (9.80%) XML
7 5 (9.80%) WPF
7 5 (9.80%) jQuery
7 5 (9.80%) JSON
7 5 (9.80%) Reactive Extensions
7 5 (9.80%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (9.80%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (9.80%) Gherkin
8 4 (7.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) BBC
1 10 (19.61%) Social Media
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) CentOS
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (92.16%) TDD
1 47 (92.16%) BDD
2 42 (82.35%) MVC
3 36 (70.59%) Web Application Development
4 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (21.57%) OO
6 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (17.65%) Kanban
8 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 6 (11.76%) Automated Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
8 6 (11.76%) DevOps
9 5 (9.80%) Web Development
9 5 (9.80%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (9.80%) MVVM
9 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Scrum
10 2 (3.92%) Pair Programming
11 1 (1.96%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 41 (80.39%) C#
2 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.57%) Java
4 6 (11.76%) SQL
5 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.92%) Python
7 2 (3.92%) Perl
7 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.96%) PHP
8 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
1 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) Puppet
2 5 (9.80%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.96%) Opsview
4 1 (1.96%) Nagios
4 1 (1.96%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Apple
1 10 (19.61%) Sony
1 10 (19.61%) Yahoo!
1 10 (19.61%) Google
1 10 (19.61%) Facebook
2 1 (1.96%) VMware
2 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c55-65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow
Noir Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago