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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 93 96 120
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +24
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 26 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.52% 1.54% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.00% 2.87% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 11
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 £39,400 £29,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
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
867 977 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 50.55% 53.59% 59.41%
Number of salaries quoted 702 758 956
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Warrington +10 11 £55,000 - 2
Knutsford -7 8 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Chester +16 5 £39,500 -1.25%
Macclesfield +1 2 £40,000 -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 44 (81.48%) .NET
1 44 (81.48%) C#
1 44 (81.48%) BDD
2 42 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 42 (77.78%) TDD
3 41 (75.93%) MVC
3 41 (75.93%) ASP.NET
4 40 (74.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (74.07%) Node.js
4 40 (74.07%) ASP.NET Web API
5 38 (70.37%) SQL Server
6 37 (68.52%) Web Application Development
6 37 (68.52%) NoSQL
6 37 (68.52%) RESTful
7 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (40.74%) Internet
9 15 (27.78%) WCF
10 12 (22.22%) Java
11 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 8 (14.81%) Marketing
12 8 (14.81%) .NET Framework
12 8 (14.81%) Entity Framework
13 7 (12.96%) Facebook
13 7 (12.96%) Social Media
13 7 (12.96%) Yahoo!
13 7 (12.96%) Google
13 7 (12.96%) BBC
13 7 (12.96%) Sony
13 7 (12.96%) Apple
13 7 (12.96%) OO

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 40 (74.07%) Node.js
2 3 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
1 2 (3.70%) Mingle
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.74%) Internet
2 6 (11.11%) HTTP
3 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 37 (68.52%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.41%) Selenium
5 3 (5.56%) Ant
5 3 (5.56%) JUnit
5 3 (5.56%) NUnit
5 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.56%) Mercurial
5 3 (5.56%) MSTest
6 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.70%) CruiseControl
6 2 (3.70%) Subversion
6 2 (3.70%) WATIR
6 2 (3.70%) JMeter
7 1 (1.85%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 8 (14.81%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (75.93%) Developer
2 39 (72.22%) .NET Developer
3 4 (7.41%) Analyst
3 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) UI Designer
5 2 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) QA Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) UX Designer
5 2 (3.70%) Designer
6 1 (1.85%) Automation Tester
6 1 (1.85%) Tester
6 1 (1.85%) QA Engineer
6 1 (1.85%) C# Developer
6 1 (1.85%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (81.48%) .NET
2 41 (75.93%) ASP.NET
3 40 (74.07%) ASP.NET MVC
3 40 (74.07%) ASP.NET Web API
4 37 (68.52%) RESTful
5 15 (27.78%) WCF
6 8 (14.81%) .NET Framework
6 8 (14.81%) Entity Framework
7 5 (9.26%) REST
7 5 (9.26%) HTML
7 5 (9.26%) SOAP
8 4 (7.41%) CSS
8 4 (7.41%) jQuery
9 3 (5.56%) Web Services
9 3 (5.56%) Reactive Extensions
9 3 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (5.56%) Gherkin
9 3 (5.56%) WPF
10 2 (3.70%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) BBC
1 7 (12.96%) Social Media
2 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.70%) User Experience
2 2 (3.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (81.48%) BDD
2 42 (77.78%) TDD
3 41 (75.93%) MVC
4 37 (68.52%) Web Application Development
5 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.96%) OO
7 6 (11.11%) Kanban
7 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.26%) Manual Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Web Development
9 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (5.56%) MVVM
9 3 (5.56%) DevOps
9 3 (5.56%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 3 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (81.48%) C#
2 12 (22.22%) Java
3 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.96%) Python
5 6 (11.11%) SQL
6 3 (5.56%) Groovy
6 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.56%) Perl
6 3 (5.56%) PHP
7 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) ISEB
1 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Puppet
2 3 (5.56%) Vagrant
2 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Apple
1 7 (12.96%) Sony
1 7 (12.96%) Yahoo!
1 7 (12.96%) Google
1 7 (12.96%) Facebook
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
Warrington, Cheshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago