The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 56 65 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 4 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.88% 1.03% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% 1.67% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Median salary £37,500 £38,750 £37,123
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.38%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
265 360 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 58.11% 61.64% 58.07%
Number of salaries quoted 220 287 215
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lytham St Annes - 3 £37,500 -
Blackpool - 1 £47,500 -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
4 4 (50.00%) API Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (50.00%) QA Automation
4 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (50.00%) JMeter
4 4 (50.00%) Workflow
4 4 (50.00%) OWASP
4 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (50.00%) QA
4 4 (50.00%) Gerrit
4 4 (50.00%) Mercurial
4 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (37.50%) RESTful
5 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
5 3 (37.50%) Node.js
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (37.50%) Social Network
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (50.00%) Gerrit
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) JMeter
3 4 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (37.50%) Code First Entity Framework
1 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
1 3 (37.50%) Node.js
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
1 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) Play Framework
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Social Network
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
4 4 (50.00%) API Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (50.00%) OWASP
4 4 (50.00%) QA Automation
4 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Workflow
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) OO
5 3 (37.50%) SDLC
5 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Open Source
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google