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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 33 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 19 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.59% 2.19% 2.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.95% 4.35% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 18
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
191 253 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 46.14% 50.40% 60.09%
Number of salaries quoted 149 206 360
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 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
(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 +17 19 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 30 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (75.00%) TDD
1 30 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 30 (75.00%) BDD
2 27 (67.50%) Web Application Development
3 26 (65.00%) MVC
3 26 (65.00%) C#
3 26 (65.00%) .NET
3 26 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 26 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 26 (65.00%) .NET Framework
3 26 (65.00%) WCF
3 26 (65.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 26 (65.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 26 (65.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 26 (65.00%) Code First Entity Framework
3 26 (65.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (65.00%) Entity Framework
3 26 (65.00%) Node.js
3 26 (65.00%) NoSQL
3 26 (65.00%) RESTful
4 10 (25.00%) PHP
5 8 (20.00%) Java
6 7 (17.50%) JMeter
6 7 (17.50%) Python
6 7 (17.50%) Selenium
6 7 (17.50%) JIRA
6 7 (17.50%) QA
6 7 (17.50%) Automated Testing
6 7 (17.50%) WebDriver

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 26 (65.00%) Node.js
2 6 (15.00%) Apache
3 5 (12.50%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) MRTG
2 3 (7.50%) PuTTY
2 3 (7.50%) WinSCP
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) NAS
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (65.00%) NoSQL
1 26 (65.00%) SQL Server
1 26 (65.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
2 7 (17.50%) JIRA
2 7 (17.50%) JMeter
2 7 (17.50%) Selenium
2 7 (17.50%) WebDriver
3 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.00%) Gerrit
4 4 (10.00%) Mercurial
5 3 (7.50%) Ant
5 3 (7.50%) TortoiseSVN
5 3 (7.50%) WATIR
General
1 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 26 (65.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.50%) QA Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Administrator
4 6 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (12.50%) Linux Support
6 4 (10.00%) Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) IT Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) IT Support
6 4 (10.00%) QA Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) QA Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Java Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (65.00%) .NET
1 26 (65.00%) .NET Framework
1 26 (65.00%) ASP.NET
1 26 (65.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 26 (65.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 26 (65.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 26 (65.00%) Code First Entity Framework
1 26 (65.00%) Entity Framework
1 26 (65.00%) RESTful
1 26 (65.00%) WCF
2 4 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) CSS3
3 1 (2.50%) Gearman
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) HTML5
3 1 (2.50%) jQuery
3 1 (2.50%) JSON
3 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) CentOS
2 5 (12.50%) Debian
2 5 (12.50%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (75.00%) BDD
1 30 (75.00%) TDD
2 27 (67.50%) Web Application Development
3 26 (65.00%) MVC
4 7 (17.50%) Automated Testing
4 7 (17.50%) Functional Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 5 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (10.00%) API Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Defect Management
6 4 (10.00%) OWASP
6 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (10.00%) QA Automation
6 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Workflow
7 3 (7.50%) Manual Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) C#
2 10 (25.00%) PHP
3 8 (20.00%) Java
4 7 (17.50%) Python
5 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (15.00%) Perl
6 2 (5.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (12.50%) Squid
3 4 (10.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Puppet
2 5 (12.50%) Munin
2 5 (12.50%) Nagios
2 5 (12.50%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Citrix
1 6 (15.00%) VMware
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco
2 5 (12.50%) F5
2 5 (12.50%) HP
2 5 (12.50%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago