The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
North West / Merseyside
Rank 48 44 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 23 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.80% 3.78% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.28% 7.75% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 9
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £36,250 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
366 258 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 60.40% 48.77% 55.90%
Number of salaries quoted 304 198 207
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Ruby
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -2 21 £40,000 - 2
Birkenhead - 1 £30,000 - 1
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 30 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 29 (69.05%) BDD
2 29 (69.05%) NoSQL
2 29 (69.05%) C#
2 29 (69.05%) .NET
2 29 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (66.67%) TDD
4 27 (64.29%) MVC
4 27 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 27 (64.29%) Entity Framework
4 27 (64.29%) Node.js
4 27 (64.29%) Web Application Development
4 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 27 (64.29%) RESTful
4 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (64.29%) .NET Framework
4 27 (64.29%) WCF
4 27 (64.29%) Code First Entity Framework
4 27 (64.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 10 (23.81%) Python
6 9 (21.43%) Perl
7 8 (19.05%) Windows
7 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
8 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 7 (16.67%) Linux
8 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 7 (16.67%) Java
8 7 (16.67%) IIS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.67%) IIS
2 4 (9.52%) Apache
2 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) PuTTY
1 2 (4.76%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (69.05%) NoSQL
2 27 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 27 (64.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.29%) JIRA
3 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.76%) Ant
4 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.76%) JMeter
4 2 (4.76%) RubyMine
4 2 (4.76%) Selenium
4 2 (4.76%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (4.76%) WATIR
5 1 (2.38%) GitLab
General
1 4 (9.52%) Banking
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Games
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (69.05%) Developer
2 27 (64.29%) .NET Developer
3 4 (9.52%) HPUX Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (69.05%) .NET
2 27 (64.29%) .NET Framework
2 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 27 (64.29%) Code First Entity Framework
2 27 (64.29%) Entity Framework
2 27 (64.29%) Node.js
2 27 (64.29%) RESTful
2 27 (64.29%) WCF
3 2 (4.76%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.76%) JSON
3 2 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) CSS
4 1 (2.38%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) OpenVZ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Linux
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.90%) CentOS
5 4 (9.52%) Fedora
5 4 (9.52%) HPUX
5 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.52%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.76%) Unix
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (69.05%) BDD
2 28 (66.67%) TDD
3 27 (64.29%) MVC
3 27 (64.29%) Web Application Development
4 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.14%) DevOps
5 3 (7.14%) Scrum
5 3 (7.14%) Software Deployment
6 2 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (4.76%) Validation
7 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.38%) Content Management
7 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.38%) Open Source
7 1 (2.38%) SDLC
7 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.38%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) C#
2 10 (23.81%) Python
3 9 (21.43%) Perl
4 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
5 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 7 (16.67%) Java
6 6 (14.29%) C++
7 5 (11.90%) SQL
8 4 (9.52%) Bourne shell
8 4 (9.52%) Korn
9 2 (4.76%) PHP
10 1 (2.38%) C
10 1 (2.38%) Go
10 1 (2.38%) Groovy
10 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (11.90%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) Ansible
2 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.38%) Mesos
2 1 (2.38%) Rancher
2 1 (2.38%) rkt
2 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) Splunk
5 1 (2.38%) Perforce
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: life assurance, bonus scheme, pension
Posted: 9 days ago