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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 51 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 13 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.33% 1.82% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 3.72% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 20
Median salary £40,000 £27,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.78% -45.50%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,405
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.68%
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
277 242 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 49.55% 48.89% 55.47%
Number of salaries quoted 216 195 314
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 13 £40,000 - 2
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (85.29%) TDD
1 29 (85.29%) Git (software)
1 29 (85.29%) BDD
2 26 (76.47%) NoSQL
2 26 (76.47%) Entity Framework
2 26 (76.47%) Node.js
2 26 (76.47%) Web Application Development
2 26 (76.47%) ASP.NET Web API
2 26 (76.47%) SQL Server 2014
2 26 (76.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 26 (76.47%) Code First Entity Framework
2 26 (76.47%) RESTful
2 26 (76.47%) ASP.NET MVC
2 26 (76.47%) .NET Framework
2 26 (76.47%) WCF
2 26 (76.47%) MVC
2 26 (76.47%) C#
2 26 (76.47%) .NET
2 26 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 26 (76.47%) ASP.NET
3 5 (14.71%) Perl
3 5 (14.71%) PHP
3 5 (14.71%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Python
3 5 (14.71%) Citrix
3 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
3 5 (14.71%) VMware
3 5 (14.71%) Puppet

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 4 (11.76%) Apache
1 4 (11.76%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) MRTG
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) NAS
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (76.47%) NoSQL
1 26 (76.47%) SQL Server
1 26 (76.47%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (85.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.82%) Gerrit
3 3 (8.82%) JIRA
3 3 (8.82%) JMeter
3 3 (8.82%) Mercurial
3 3 (8.82%) Selenium
3 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) .NET Developer
1 26 (76.47%) Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Administrator
2 5 (14.71%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Linux Support
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) IT Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) IT Support
4 3 (8.82%) QA Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) QA Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) QA Test Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) QA Tester
4 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Java Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (76.47%) .NET
1 26 (76.47%) .NET Framework
1 26 (76.47%) ASP.NET
1 26 (76.47%) ASP.NET MVC
1 26 (76.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 26 (76.47%) ASP.NET Web API
1 26 (76.47%) Code First Entity Framework
1 26 (76.47%) Entity Framework
1 26 (76.47%) Node.js
1 26 (76.47%) RESTful
1 26 (76.47%) WCF
2 3 (8.82%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.94%) Gearman
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) CentOS
2 4 (11.76%) Debian
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (85.29%) BDD
1 29 (85.29%) TDD
2 26 (76.47%) MVC
2 26 (76.47%) Web Application Development
3 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
4 3 (8.82%) API Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Defect Management
4 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
4 3 (8.82%) OWASP
4 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.82%) QA Automation
4 3 (8.82%) Regression Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
4 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Workflow
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) C#
2 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
2 5 (14.71%) Perl
2 5 (14.71%) PHP
2 5 (14.71%) Python
3 4 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.76%) Squid
3 3 (8.82%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Puppet
2 4 (11.76%) Munin
2 4 (11.76%) Nagios
2 4 (11.76%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Citrix
1 5 (14.71%) VMware
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco
2 4 (11.76%) F5
2 4 (11.76%) HP
2 4 (11.76%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
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