The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 29 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 Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 46 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 14 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.69% 1.87% 3.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.70% 2.96% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 19
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,400 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,405 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -
Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
298 304 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 57.31% 63.20% 62.22%
Number of salaries quoted 267 282 315
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
Merseyside

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Ruby
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Liverpool

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 17 (62.96%) Java
2 17 (62.96%) Linux
3 16 (59.26%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 14 (51.85%) Python
6 13 (48.15%) TDD
6 13 (48.15%) Degree
6 13 (48.15%) Computer Science
6 13 (48.15%) QA
7 12 (44.44%) TIBCO EMS
7 12 (44.44%) ITIL
7 12 (44.44%) DB2
7 12 (44.44%) EAI
7 12 (44.44%) SOA
7 12 (44.44%) SLA
7 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
7 12 (44.44%) TIBCO
7 12 (44.44%) TIBCO Hawk
7 12 (44.44%) BusinessWorks
7 12 (44.44%) Change Management
7 12 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (44.44%) JMS
8 10 (37.04%) OO
8 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
8 10 (37.04%) Automated Testing
8 10 (37.04%) Cucumber
9 8 (29.63%) BDD
9 8 (29.63%) RESTful
9 8 (29.63%) C#

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 12 (44.44%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (18.52%) nginx
3 3 (11.11%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 12 (44.44%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (44.44%) DB2
3 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Cucumber
1 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.93%) Subversion
3 5 (18.52%) JIRA
3 5 (18.52%) Selenium
3 5 (18.52%) TeamCity
3 5 (18.52%) Hudson
3 5 (18.52%) SpecFlow
3 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
3 5 (18.52%) RSpec
3 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
3 5 (18.52%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Team Leader
2 8 (29.63%) Technical Team Leader
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Leader
3 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Ruby Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) JMS
2 8 (29.63%) RESTful
3 7 (25.93%) HTML5
3 7 (25.93%) Ajax
3 7 (25.93%) HTML
3 7 (25.93%) CSS
4 5 (18.52%) Web Services
4 5 (18.52%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (18.52%) Phusion Passenger
4 5 (18.52%) jQuery
5 3 (11.11%) WCF
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (11.11%) .NET
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (7.41%) JSON
6 2 (7.41%) CSS3
6 2 (7.41%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (48.15%) Computer Science
3 5 (18.52%) Open Source
3 5 (18.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) TDD
2 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 12 (44.44%) EAI
2 12 (44.44%) SOA
2 12 (44.44%) Change Management
2 12 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (37.04%) OO
3 10 (37.04%) Automated Testing
4 8 (29.63%) BDD
4 8 (29.63%) MVC
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (18.52%) User Stories
5 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.11%) Web Application Development
7 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 17 (62.96%) Java
3 14 (51.85%) Python
4 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
5 8 (29.63%) C#
6 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) QA
2 12 (44.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) TIBCO Hawk
2 5 (18.52%) Capistrano
2 5 (18.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) TIBCO
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
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