The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby 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 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 40 42 70
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +28
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 17 23 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.74% 3.83% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.91% 7.03% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 2
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Ruby
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
215 327 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 47.25% 54.41% 58.69%
Number of salaries quoted 166 284 333
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Ruby
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Merseyside

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Ruby
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 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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 +4 9 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Southport - 5 - -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 11 (50.00%) MVC
1 11 (50.00%) TDD
1 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (50.00%) RESTful
1 11 (50.00%) BDD
1 11 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) CSS
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 7 (31.82%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 7 (31.82%) .NET
3 7 (31.82%) Python
3 7 (31.82%) WCF
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
3 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
3 7 (31.82%) Entity Framework
3 7 (31.82%) Node.js
3 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 6 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (27.27%) Linux
4 6 (27.27%) Perl
5 5 (22.73%) PHP
5 5 (22.73%) J2EE
5 5 (22.73%) Java
5 5 (22.73%) Ant

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (31.82%) Node.js
2 5 (22.73%) JBoss
3 2 (9.09%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) nginx
4 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
1 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
2 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 5 (22.73%) Selenium IDE
3 5 (22.73%) Maven
3 5 (22.73%) Selenium
3 5 (22.73%) Ant
3 5 (22.73%) JUnit
3 5 (22.73%) Log4j
4 4 (18.18%) Subversion
4 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 2 (9.09%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) QA Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) RESTful
2 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) CSS
3 7 (31.82%) .NET
3 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (31.82%) Entity Framework
3 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
3 7 (31.82%) WCF
3 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (22.73%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) J2SE
5 5 (22.73%) J2EE
6 4 (18.18%) SOAP
6 4 (18.18%) Ajax
6 4 (18.18%) jQuery
7 2 (9.09%) Web Services
8 1 (4.55%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) SUSE
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Debian
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) MVC
1 11 (50.00%) TDD
1 11 (50.00%) BDD
1 11 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
3 5 (22.73%) Open Source
3 5 (22.73%) Software Architecture
3 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Analytics
3 5 (22.73%) Black-Box Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Test Planning
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) OOP
4 4 (18.18%) OO
4 4 (18.18%) Kanban
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 7 (31.82%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) Python
3 6 (27.27%) Perl
4 5 (22.73%) PHP
4 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
4 5 (22.73%) Java
5 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Samba
1 1 (4.55%) Squid
1 1 (4.55%) KVM
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) SmokePing
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) Munin
2 1 (4.55%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago