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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 66 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.20% 0.35% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.53% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
325 374 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 66.60% 65.73% 53.35%
Number of salaries quoted 276 342 245
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £41,750 £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
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 17 September 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
Burnley - 1 - -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) PHP
2 7 (58.33%) MySQL
2 7 (58.33%) Apache
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (50.00%) Puppet
3 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (41.67%) Perl
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) SMTP
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (41.67%) Nagios
4 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (41.67%) Replication
4 5 (41.67%) NetBackup
4 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Local Government
4 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
4 5 (41.67%) Squid
4 5 (41.67%) Wireshark
4 5 (41.67%) SCOM
4 5 (41.67%) nginx

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (58.33%) Apache
2 5 (41.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SMTP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) Wireshark
1 5 (41.67%) tcpdump
2 4 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
2 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) RSpec
General
1 5 (41.67%) Local Government
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Applications Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (16.67%) Ajax
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (16.67%) Django
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) MooTools
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Replication
2 4 (33.33%) Streaming Media
2 4 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) New Media
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
3 4 (33.33%) Android
3 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 4 (33.33%) OOP
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Content Management
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PHP
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) C
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Objective-C
5 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Squid
1 5 (41.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
1 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (41.67%) Nagios
2 5 (41.67%) NetBackup
2 5 (41.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat