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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 47 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.06% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.74% 0.74% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
172 136 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 60.99% 50.75% 50.20%
Number of salaries quoted 104 88 105
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 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 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) JUnit
1 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) nginx
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) HTTP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (33.33%) Route 53
4 3 (33.33%) Big Data
4 3 (33.33%) Vagrant
4 3 (33.33%) RightScale
4 3 (33.33%) Puppet
4 3 (33.33%) Hudson
4 3 (33.33%) JVM Tuning
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
4 3 (33.33%) Private Cloud
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) nginx
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) Jetty
3 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) SaaS
2 3 (33.33%) PaaS
2 3 (33.33%) Route 53
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) Junos
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JUnit
1 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) Hudson
3 3 (33.33%) Maven
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) JMeter
5 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
5 1 (11.11%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) JVM Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) Groovy
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
1 3 (33.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 3 (33.33%) RightScale
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) Aruba