The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 43 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 12 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.82% 0.72% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.41% 1.10% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
Ruby
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
222 364 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 52.11% 65.70% 60.10%
Number of salaries quoted 181 332 212
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (60.00%) CSS
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) OOP
2 9 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) Nagios
4 4 (26.67%) Apache
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 4 (26.67%) MySQL
4 4 (26.67%) Samba
4 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (26.67%) nginx
5 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (20.00%) SmokePing
5 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (20.00%) CentOS
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Munin
5 3 (20.00%) Zenoss
5 3 (20.00%) Debian
5 3 (20.00%) Squid
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) QA
6 2 (13.33%) Selenium
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) Games

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (26.67%) Apache
1 4 (26.67%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
1 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
1 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
1 9 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
1 9 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Debian
2 3 (20.00%) CentOS
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) OOP
2 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Samba
2 3 (20.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Nagios
2 3 (20.00%) Munin
2 3 (20.00%) Zenoss
2 3 (20.00%) SmokePing