The first table below looks at the demand for Merb skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Merb over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Merb
Rank - - 893
Permanent jobs citing Merb 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England - - 0.003%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £63,000
UK excluding London average salary - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45722 42095 49664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.46% 40.45% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 38732 37035 44493
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Merb
UK

Merb
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Merb across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Merb Jobs Demand Trend in England

Merb
Salary Trend in England

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

Merb Salary Trend in England

Merb
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Merb 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 Merb.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) OOP
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) Apache
2 8 (88.89%) Flash
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) Perl
2 8 (88.89%) PHP
2 8 (88.89%) ActionScript
2 8 (88.89%) MySQL
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) LAMP
2 8 (88.89%) NetBeans
2 8 (88.89%) Ruby
2 8 (88.89%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (88.89%) JSON
2 8 (88.89%) Zend
2 8 (88.89%) CakePHP
2 8 (88.89%) Django
2 8 (88.89%) jQuery
2 8 (88.89%) Multithreading
2 8 (88.89%) Groovy
2 8 (88.89%) Qcodo
2 8 (88.89%) Zoop
2 8 (88.89%) Smarty
2 8 (88.89%) PRADO
2 8 (88.89%) CouchDB
2 8 (88.89%) PEAR
2 8 (88.89%) MongoDB

Merb
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Merb 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 Merb. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (88.89%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) Node.js
3 1 (11.11%) nginx
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) MySQL
1 8 (88.89%) CouchDB
1 8 (88.89%) MongoDB
1 8 (88.89%) NoSQL
2 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
2 7 (77.78%) MariaDB
2 7 (77.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) Riak
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) NetBeans
1 8 (88.89%) PEAR
1 8 (88.89%) PhpStorm
2 7 (77.78%) Bitbucket
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Grunt
5 1 (11.11%) PHPUnit
5 1 (11.11%) JBehave
5 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (11.11%) Gradle
5 1 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
1 8 (88.89%) Flash
1 8 (88.89%) LAMP
1 8 (88.89%) Ruby on Rails
1 8 (88.89%) JSON
1 8 (88.89%) CakePHP
1 8 (88.89%) Django
1 8 (88.89%) jQuery
1 8 (88.89%) Qcodo
1 8 (88.89%) Zoop
1 8 (88.89%) Smarty
1 8 (88.89%) PRADO
1 8 (88.89%) REST
1 8 (88.89%) Laravel
1 8 (88.89%) Backbone.js
2 7 (77.78%) Symfony
2 7 (77.78%) J2ME
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Social Media
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Android
3 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) OOP
1 8 (88.89%) OO
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
1 8 (88.89%) Multithreading
1 8 (88.89%) OO PHP
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Online Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
5 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) Perl
1 8 (88.89%) PHP
1 8 (88.89%) ActionScript
1 8 (88.89%) Ruby
1 8 (88.89%) Groovy
2 7 (77.78%) Clojure
2 7 (77.78%) Scala
2 7 (77.78%) F#
2 7 (77.78%) OCaml
2 7 (77.78%) Haskell
2 7 (77.78%) Erlang
2 7 (77.78%) Objective-C
2 7 (77.78%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) Delphi
2 7 (77.78%) Lisp
2 7 (77.78%) Pascal
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) PHP5
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) Capistrano
2 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Zend
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Facebook
4 1 (11.11%) Polycom
4 1 (11.11%) Brocade
4 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) Intel
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) Hitachi