The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 65 65 75
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.32% 0.36% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.74% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £27,000 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.90% +12.72%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -7.22%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
282 269 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 44.55% 48.56% 49.77%
Number of salaries quoted 244 240 313
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby on Rails
North West

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
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -2 2 £27,000 -12.90%
Ruby on Rails
North West

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) nginx
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
1 5 (100.00%) RSpec
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) Capistrano
1 5 (100.00%) Phusion Passenger
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 5 (100.00%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) RSpec
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) Phusion Passenger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Capistrano
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet