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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 26 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.91% 0.38% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.69% 0.57% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
91 175 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 50.84% 67.05% 62.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71 142 151
Average salary £39,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Chester region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Chester

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 6 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 6 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%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
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%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Groovy
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) C#
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