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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 51 65 57
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 4 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.02% 0.22% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 0.31% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
233 320 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 59.14% 68.82% 61.37%
Number of salaries quoted 190 300 242
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) PHP
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (37.50%) Node.js
3 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Testing
4 2 (25.00%) nginx
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) Finance

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (37.50%) Node.js
2 2 (25.00%) nginx
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) WCF
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Debian
2 1 (12.50%) CentOS
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Samba
2 1 (12.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) Munin
2 1 (12.50%) Zenoss
2 1 (12.50%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
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