The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 90 123 106
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -17
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 32 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.80% 0.60% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.29% 1.01% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 29 11 6
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
973 1088 1198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 54.63% 59.32% 66.63%
Number of salaries quoted 756 909 1057
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Ruby
North West

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -1 18 £55,000 +51.72% 1
Knutsford +14 3 £37,500 +44.23% 1
Chester +11 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Macclesfield - 1 £40,000 -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (52.17%) MVC
2 23 (50.00%) TDD
2 23 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 21 (45.65%) C#
3 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
4 20 (43.48%) Node.js
4 20 (43.48%) Web Application Development
5 18 (39.13%) NoSQL
5 18 (39.13%) RESTful
5 18 (39.13%) .NET
5 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET
5 18 (39.13%) Internet
5 18 (39.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (36.96%) BDD
6 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
8 14 (30.43%) HTML
8 14 (30.43%) CSS
9 13 (28.26%) Linux
10 10 (21.74%) MySQL
10 10 (21.74%) Apache
10 10 (21.74%) Python
11 9 (19.57%) SQL
12 8 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
13 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (15.22%) Multithreading
13 7 (15.22%) Scrum
14 6 (13.04%) Tomcat

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (43.48%) Node.js
2 10 (21.74%) Apache
3 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) Internet
2 5 (10.87%) SSH
2 5 (10.87%) LDAP
2 5 (10.87%) Kerberos
2 5 (10.87%) DNS
2 5 (10.87%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 18 (39.13%) NoSQL
2 18 (39.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (21.74%) MySQL
4 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) Maven
3 1 (2.17%) Hudson
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Developer
2 18 (39.13%) .NET Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Release Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Perl Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Ruby Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Software Packager
6 1 (2.17%) Release Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.17%) QA Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (39.13%) RESTful
1 18 (39.13%) .NET
1 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET
2 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET Web API
2 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (30.43%) HTML
3 14 (30.43%) CSS
4 8 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (13.04%) jQuery
6 4 (8.70%) HTML5
7 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.52%) Sass
7 3 (6.52%) LESS
7 3 (6.52%) Application Packaging
7 3 (6.52%) Software Packaging
7 3 (6.52%) CSS3
7 3 (6.52%) Backbone.js
7 3 (6.52%) Sinatra
7 3 (6.52%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Clustering
1 5 (10.87%) Device Driver
2 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.35%) GPGPU
2 2 (4.35%) CUDA
3 1 (2.17%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) FreeBSD
2 5 (10.87%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) MVC
2 23 (50.00%) TDD
3 20 (43.48%) Web Application Development
4 17 (36.96%) BDD
5 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.22%) Multithreading
5 7 (15.22%) Scrum
6 6 (13.04%) OO
7 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.52%) Web Development
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.52%) Change Control
9 2 (4.35%) Image Processing
9 2 (4.35%) Pair Programming
9 2 (4.35%) 3D Visualisation
10 1 (2.17%) Analytics
10 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.17%) Web Analytics
10 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
10 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) C#
2 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 10 (21.74%) Python
4 9 (19.57%) SQL
5 5 (10.87%) Java
5 5 (10.87%) Perl
5 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.70%) PHP
6 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.52%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) VB
8 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
1 1 (2.17%) MCSE
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
1 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Remedy
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco
3 1 (2.17%) VMware
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Posted: 27 days ago