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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 55 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 5 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.05% 3.33% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 5.90% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 8
Average salary - £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
241 356 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 50.84% 56.51% 62.10%
Number of salaries quoted 195 336 254
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
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 1 June 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 +5 5 - -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) OOP
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (25.00%) Squid
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) CentOS
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Munin
3 3 (25.00%) Zenoss
3 3 (25.00%) nginx
3 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (25.00%) SmokePing
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Samba
3 3 (25.00%) Debian
3 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (25.00%) Apache
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Nagios
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) MySQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 3 (25.00%) nginx
1 3 (25.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
1 9 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
1 9 (75.00%) CSS
1 9 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) CentOS
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) OOP
2 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Squid
1 3 (25.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Munin
1 3 (25.00%) Zenoss
1 3 (25.00%) SmokePing
1 3 (25.00%) Nagios