The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank - 66 75
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.30% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.67% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Ruby on Rails
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
262 298 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 43.52% 45.36% 52.88%
Number of salaries quoted 226 270 324
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Merseyside region.

Ruby on Rails Salary Trend in Merseyside

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) nginx
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) RSpec
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) Capistrano
1 4 (100.00%) Phusion Passenger
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) RSpec
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) Phusion Passenger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Capistrano
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet