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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 40 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.14% 0.78% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.62% 1.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £41,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.68% +10.41%
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
138 120 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 58.97% 46.69% 54.41%
Number of salaries quoted 69 81 110
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,729 £27,800 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 28 July 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 8 (72.73%) Java
1 8 (72.73%) JUnit
1 8 (72.73%) Cucumber
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Python
4 5 (45.45%) HTTP
4 5 (45.45%) Groovy
5 4 (36.36%) JMeter
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Selenium
5 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 4 (36.36%) nginx
5 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
6 3 (27.27%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (27.27%) Route 53
6 3 (27.27%) Big Data
6 3 (27.27%) Hudson
6 3 (27.27%) Puppet
6 3 (27.27%) CentOS
6 3 (27.27%) RightScale
6 3 (27.27%) Vagrant
6 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (27.27%) Auto-Scaling
6 3 (27.27%) Private Cloud
6 3 (27.27%) API Testing
6 3 (27.27%) JVM Tuning

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (36.36%) nginx
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 3 (27.27%) Jetty
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (27.27%) Route 53
2 3 (27.27%) SaaS
2 3 (27.27%) PaaS
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) Junos
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Big Data
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) JUnit
1 8 (72.73%) Cucumber
2 4 (36.36%) JMeter
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 3 (27.27%) Hudson
3 3 (27.27%) Maven
4 2 (18.18%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (18.18%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Servlets
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) COM
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Private Cloud
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) CentOS
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Auto-Scaling
3 3 (27.27%) API Testing
3 3 (27.27%) JVM Tuning
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Release Management
3 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Kanban
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Network Management
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) Groovy
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
1 3 (27.27%) Vagrant
2 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) RightScale
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Aruba