The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Programming Languages category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 54 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.30% 0.20% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.14% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £37,123 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
280 293 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 60.61% 58.84% 64.71%
Number of salaries quoted 232 270 293
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £38,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
North West

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 11 July 2014. 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
Preston - 5 £37,123 -
Burnley - 1 - - 3
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) HTML5
3 7 (46.67%) Apache
3 7 (46.67%) PHP
3 7 (46.67%) MySQL
3 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) Pair Programming
4 6 (40.00%) Streaming Media
4 6 (40.00%) Android
4 6 (40.00%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) C
4 6 (40.00%) C++
4 6 (40.00%) OOP
4 6 (40.00%) Internet
4 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (40.00%) Objective-C
4 6 (40.00%) Puppet
4 6 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (40.00%) CSS3
4 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) Varnish

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 7 (46.67%) Apache
2 5 (33.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Internet
2 5 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 5 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 5 (33.33%) SMTP
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) MySQL
2 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) RSpec
General
1 5 (33.33%) Local Government
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) HTML5
3 6 (40.00%) CSS3
4 3 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (13.33%) Django
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) MooTools
5 2 (13.33%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Streaming Media
2 5 (33.33%) Replication
3 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (20.00%) New Media
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Android
2 6 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) TDD
2 6 (40.00%) Pair Programming
2 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (40.00%) OOP
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Content Management
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) PHP
3 6 (40.00%) Objective-C
3 6 (40.00%) C
3 6 (40.00%) C++
3 6 (40.00%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Squid
1 5 (33.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Puppet
1 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (33.33%) Nagios
2 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 5 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
Burnley, Lancashire
Arrows Group
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago