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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 52 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 11 2 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.89% 0.54% 5.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.05% 0.92% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 15
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
361 218 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 61.92% 59.24% 61.26%
Number of salaries quoted 335 196 260
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 17 April 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (56.25%) Java
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) Degree
4 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (50.00%) jQuery
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (50.00%) HTML
4 8 (50.00%) CSS
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
5 7 (43.75%) DB2
5 7 (43.75%) Python
5 7 (43.75%) EAI
5 7 (43.75%) SOA
5 7 (43.75%) SLA
5 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
5 7 (43.75%) TIBCO
5 7 (43.75%) TIBCO Hawk
5 7 (43.75%) BusinessWorks
5 7 (43.75%) QA
5 7 (43.75%) TIBCO EMS
5 7 (43.75%) JMS
5 7 (43.75%) Change Management
5 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (43.75%) HTML5
6 6 (37.50%) TDD
7 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) Subversion
7 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (43.75%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (25.00%) nginx
3 3 (18.75%) CMS
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) DB2
3 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Subversion
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) RSpec
2 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Team Leader
2 7 (43.75%) Technical Team Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) jQuery
2 7 (43.75%) HTML5
2 7 (43.75%) JMS
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (25.00%) Phusion Passenger
4 4 (25.00%) RESTful
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 4 (25.00%) Ajax
5 3 (18.75%) CSS3
5 3 (18.75%) Flash
6 2 (12.50%) J2EE
7 1 (6.25%) J2ME
7 1 (6.25%) JDBC
7 1 (6.25%) Servlets
7 1 (6.25%) Struts
7 1 (6.25%) iOS SDK
7 1 (6.25%) Java EE
7 1 (6.25%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (31.25%) Open Source
4 4 (25.00%) N-Tier
5 3 (18.75%) Social Media
6 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
1 7 (43.75%) Change Management
1 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (43.75%) EAI
1 7 (43.75%) SOA
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (25.00%) MVC
4 4 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (18.75%) Content Management
5 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (18.75%) Web Design
6 2 (12.50%) Kanban
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Android Development
7 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) SLA
1 7 (43.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) TIBCO Hawk
2 4 (25.00%) Capistrano
2 4 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) TIBCO
2 3 (18.75%) Facebook
2 3 (18.75%) Adobe
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Salary: 26,000 - 28,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £47,000 per annum
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
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