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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank - 64 58
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.55% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.80% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
315 374 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 65.22% 68.25% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 282 340 225
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Varnish
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Squid
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMTP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
1 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) RSpec
General
1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Squid
1 2 (66.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
Lancashire
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