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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 28 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.73% - 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.41% - 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £37,250 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
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
88 166 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 50.87% 66.94% 70.07%
Number of salaries quoted 66 126 205
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £23,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) COM
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) COM
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
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