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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 45 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 10 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.34% 1.07% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.02% 1.89% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 9
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
249 265 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 58.18% 56.62% 66.07%
Number of salaries quoted 212 241 305
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,652
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (57.69%) TDD
2 14 (53.85%) Java
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 13 (50.00%) Linux
3 13 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (46.15%) OO
4 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
5 11 (42.31%) Python
5 11 (42.31%) C#
5 11 (42.31%) BDD
6 10 (38.46%) MVC
6 10 (38.46%) RESTful
6 10 (38.46%) QA
7 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
7 9 (34.62%) TIBCO EMS
7 9 (34.62%) Degree
7 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing
7 9 (34.62%) Change Management
7 9 (34.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (34.62%) ITIL
7 9 (34.62%) EAI
7 9 (34.62%) SOA
7 9 (34.62%) SLA
7 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
7 9 (34.62%) TIBCO
7 9 (34.62%) TIBCO Hawk
7 9 (34.62%) BusinessWorks
7 9 (34.62%) DB2

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 9 (34.62%) TIBCO EMS
2 6 (23.08%) Node.js
3 4 (15.38%) nginx
Business Applications
1 9 (34.62%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (34.62%) DB2
3 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
4 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
3 6 (23.08%) Subversion
4 5 (19.23%) TeamCity
4 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
4 5 (19.23%) JIRA
4 5 (19.23%) Selenium
4 5 (19.23%) Bugzilla
4 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
4 5 (19.23%) Hudson
4 5 (19.23%) SpecFlow
5 4 (15.38%) RSpec
General
1 6 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Team Leader
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Team Leader
4 4 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Leader
4 4 (15.38%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) RESTful
2 9 (34.62%) JMS
3 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (23.08%) .NET
3 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 6 (23.08%) CSS
3 6 (23.08%) HTML
3 6 (23.08%) Ajax
3 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (23.08%) HTML5
3 6 (23.08%) WCF
4 4 (15.38%) Web Services
4 4 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (15.38%) Phusion Passenger
4 4 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (7.69%) JSON
5 2 (7.69%) CSS3
5 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
3 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) N-Tier
3 4 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (57.69%) TDD
2 12 (46.15%) OO
3 11 (42.31%) BDD
4 10 (38.46%) MVC
5 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Change Management
5 9 (34.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (34.62%) ITIL
5 9 (34.62%) EAI
5 9 (34.62%) SOA
6 6 (23.08%) Web Application Development
7 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
7 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (19.23%) Scrum
7 5 (19.23%) User Stories
7 5 (19.23%) Automation Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) Python
2 11 (42.31%) C#
3 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) QA
2 9 (34.62%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) TIBCO Hawk
2 4 (15.38%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) TIBCO
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
Liverpool
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago