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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 46 66 60
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 13 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.64% 1.41% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.71% 2.14% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 7
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
276 421 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.98% 66.09% 62.67%
Number of salaries quoted 215 384 311
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £26,500 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
Birkenhead - 10 £35,000 -
Liverpool +9 3 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (90.91%) C#
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (84.85%) TDD
2 28 (84.85%) BDD
2 28 (84.85%) SQL Server
3 26 (78.79%) .NET
3 26 (78.79%) ASP.NET
3 26 (78.79%) MVC
3 26 (78.79%) NoSQL
3 26 (78.79%) RESTful
3 26 (78.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (78.79%) Web Application Development
3 26 (78.79%) Node.js
3 26 (78.79%) ASP.NET Web API
3 26 (78.79%) WCF
3 26 (78.79%) Git (software)
4 22 (66.67%) Games
5 20 (60.61%) Internet
6 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.18%) OO
6 6 (18.18%) Java
6 6 (18.18%) Retail
7 5 (15.15%) Python
8 4 (12.12%) SQL
8 4 (12.12%) QA
8 4 (12.12%) Selenium
8 4 (12.12%) Automation Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
8 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
9 3 (9.09%) PHP

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (78.79%) Node.js
2 2 (6.06%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (3.03%) nginx
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (84.85%) SQL Server
2 26 (78.79%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.06%) DB2
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (78.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
2 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
2 4 (12.12%) Selenium
3 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.06%) Bugzilla
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) Hudson
3 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (66.67%) Games
2 6 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) .NET Developer
1 26 (78.79%) Developer
2 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
2 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
2 2 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (3.03%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) WCF
1 26 (78.79%) RESTful
1 26 (78.79%) ASP.NET MVC
1 26 (78.79%) ASP.NET Web API
1 26 (78.79%) .NET
1 26 (78.79%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.06%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (84.85%) TDD
2 28 (84.85%) BDD
3 26 (78.79%) MVC
3 26 (78.79%) Web Application Development
4 6 (18.18%) OO
5 4 (12.12%) Automation Testing
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (6.06%) User Stories
7 2 (6.06%) Scrum
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Testing
7 2 (6.06%) EAI
7 2 (6.06%) SOA
7 2 (6.06%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) Java
3 5 (15.15%) Python
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) PHP
6 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) TIBCO
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago