The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 28 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.39% 0.78% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.90% 1.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Ruby
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
87 164 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 49.15% 63.81% 61.32%
Number of salaries quoted 66 132 127
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Ruby
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Chester

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 6 (85.71%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JUnit
2 5 (71.43%) Groovy
2 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) JMeter
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Release Management
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) Back Office
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) Kanban
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (14.29%) Line Management
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JUnit
1 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) JMeter
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) COM
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Groovy
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft