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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 47 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 3 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.81% 2.37% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.42% 3.63% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 4
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
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
211 331 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 56.72% 65.29% 67.35%
Number of salaries quoted 158 310 240
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 25 November 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 13 (65.00%) C#
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) TDD
2 11 (55.00%) BDD
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (45.00%) SQL
4 9 (45.00%) Python
5 8 (40.00%) OO
5 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (35.00%) WebDriver
6 7 (35.00%) QA
6 7 (35.00%) Selenium
6 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
7 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
7 6 (30.00%) Node.js
7 6 (30.00%) Web Application Development
7 6 (30.00%) WCF
7 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (30.00%) RESTful
7 6 (30.00%) Retail
7 6 (30.00%) MVC
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (30.00%) .NET
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) Linux
8 5 (25.00%) Bugzilla

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 6 (30.00%) Node.js
2 4 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (5.00%) nginx
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (35.00%) WebDriver
2 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (35.00%) Selenium
3 5 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 5 (25.00%) Bugzilla
3 5 (25.00%) Hudson
3 5 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 4 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
1 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (30.00%) WCF
1 6 (30.00%) RESTful
1 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (20.00%) JMS
3 2 (10.00%) Ajax
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) HTML5
3 2 (10.00%) CSS3
3 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) TDD
2 11 (55.00%) BDD
3 8 (40.00%) OO
4 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Web Application Development
5 6 (30.00%) MVC
6 5 (25.00%) Scrum
6 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (25.00%) User Stories
6 5 (25.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) EAI
7 4 (20.00%) SOA
7 4 (20.00%) Change Management
7 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) PHP
5 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
2 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) TIBCO