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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 108 81 107
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +26
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 15 40 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.85% 2.35% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.62% 4.54% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 32 15
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
924 882 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 52.50% 51.73% 54.27%
Number of salaries quoted 754 715 846
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +3.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Chester +5 7 £41,500 +3.75% 1
Knutsford -4 4 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Warrington -14 4 £38,750 -29.54% 3
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 28 (68.29%) C#
2 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
3 24 (58.54%) BDD
4 22 (53.66%) MVC
4 22 (53.66%) ASP.NET
4 22 (53.66%) .NET
5 21 (51.22%) TDD
5 21 (51.22%) NoSQL
5 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (51.22%) Node.js
5 21 (51.22%) Web Application Development
5 21 (51.22%) Git (software)
5 21 (51.22%) RESTful
5 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (34.15%) Java
8 11 (26.83%) Internet
8 11 (26.83%) Cucumber
9 10 (24.39%) Marketing
9 10 (24.39%) .NET Framework
9 10 (24.39%) WCF
9 10 (24.39%) Entity Framework
10 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (21.95%) Python
11 8 (19.51%) JUnit
12 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
12 7 (17.07%) SQL
12 7 (17.07%) Performance Testing
13 6 (14.63%) QA
13 6 (14.63%) Amazon EC2

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 21 (51.22%) Node.js
2 4 (9.76%) nginx
2 4 (9.76%) Apache
2 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.32%) Jetty
4 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Mingle
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (14.63%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon S3
3 3 (7.32%) SaaS
3 3 (7.32%) PaaS
3 3 (7.32%) Route 53
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (7.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) Internet
2 5 (12.20%) HTTP
3 4 (9.76%) DNS
3 4 (9.76%) Firewall
4 3 (7.32%) Network Security
4 3 (7.32%) DHCP
4 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.44%) LDAP
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) OSPF
5 1 (2.44%) BGP
5 1 (2.44%) Junos
5 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
2 21 (51.22%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.32%) Big Data
3 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (51.22%) Git (software)
2 11 (26.83%) Cucumber
3 8 (19.51%) JUnit
4 4 (9.76%) JMeter
4 4 (9.76%) Selenium
4 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.32%) Hudson
5 3 (7.32%) Maven
6 2 (4.88%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (24.39%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Developer
2 21 (51.22%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Test Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Tester
4 4 (9.76%) QA Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) QA Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Automated Tester
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) UI/UX Designer
6 2 (4.88%) UI Designer
6 2 (4.88%) UX Designer
6 2 (4.88%) Designer
7 1 (2.44%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.44%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (2.44%) C Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (2.44%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) .NET
1 22 (53.66%) ASP.NET
2 21 (51.22%) RESTful
2 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (24.39%) Entity Framework
3 10 (24.39%) .NET Framework
3 10 (24.39%) WCF
4 3 (7.32%) Servlets
4 3 (7.32%) Web Services
5 2 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (4.88%) Grails
6 1 (2.44%) jQuery
6 1 (2.44%) COM
6 1 (2.44%) CSS
6 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.32%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.88%) Taxonomies
2 2 (4.88%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) CentOS
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) BDD
2 22 (53.66%) MVC
3 21 (51.22%) TDD
3 21 (51.22%) Web Application Development
4 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.07%) Performance Testing
6 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.76%) Automation Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.32%) Open Source
8 3 (7.32%) JVM Tuning
8 3 (7.32%) DevOps
8 3 (7.32%) Auto-Scaling
8 3 (7.32%) API Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.32%) Release Management
8 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
9 2 (4.88%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (4.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) C#
2 14 (34.15%) Java
3 9 (21.95%) Python
4 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.07%) SQL
5 5 (12.20%) Groovy
6 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.32%) Perl
6 3 (7.32%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) C
7 1 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) ISEB
2 5 (12.20%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) Vagrant
2 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
1 3 (7.32%) RightScale
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Juniper
3 1 (2.44%) Aruba
Chester, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago