The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 63 39 53
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.39% 3.07% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 5.46% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 7
Average salary - £37,123 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.22%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Ruby
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
315 238 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 61.40% 56.26% 64.11%
Number of salaries quoted 247 206 292
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,961 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Ruby
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Lancashire

Ruby
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley +1 2 - -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Appium
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Calabash
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Appium
2 1 (33.33%) Calabash
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef