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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 53 43 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 6 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.18% 3.47% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 6.30% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 8
Average salary £26,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £29,600 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,350 £54,500 £55,000
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
249 365 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 49.02% 55.14% 64.11%
Number of salaries quoted 204 330 310
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,350
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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 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 +2 2 £47,250 -7.80% 3
Southport - 2 - - 2
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (66.67%) HTML
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 12 (66.67%) PHP
1 12 (66.67%) CSS
2 10 (55.56%) Ruby on Rails
3 9 (50.00%) OOP
4 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) Python
5 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (27.78%) Perl
7 4 (22.22%) Apache
7 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 4 (22.22%) Puppet
8 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
8 3 (16.67%) BDD
8 3 (16.67%) Kanban
8 3 (16.67%) CentOS
8 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 3 (16.67%) Munin
8 3 (16.67%) Zenoss
8 3 (16.67%) nginx
8 3 (16.67%) RESTful
8 3 (16.67%) Ajax
8 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
8 3 (16.67%) jQuery
8 3 (16.67%) Squid
8 3 (16.67%) TDD
8 3 (16.67%) Subversion
8 3 (16.67%) OO

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 4 (22.22%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) nginx
3 2 (11.11%) JBoss
4 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) Ant
2 2 (11.11%) JUnit
2 2 (11.11%) Log4j
3 1 (5.56%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) HTML
1 12 (66.67%) CSS
2 10 (55.56%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) RESTful
3 3 (16.67%) SOAP
3 3 (16.67%) Ajax
4 2 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) J2SE
4 2 (11.11%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Debian
2 3 (16.67%) CentOS
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.11%) SUSE
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) OOP
2 3 (16.67%) OO
2 3 (16.67%) Kanban
2 3 (16.67%) Web Application Development
2 3 (16.67%) MVC
2 3 (16.67%) Scrum
2 3 (16.67%) TDD
2 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 3 (16.67%) BDD
2 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 12 (66.67%) PHP
2 6 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (27.78%) Perl
4 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Samba
1 3 (16.67%) Squid
2 1 (5.56%) KVM
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) SmokePing
2 3 (16.67%) Nagios
2 3 (16.67%) Munin
2 3 (16.67%) Zenoss
3 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + negotiable + generous benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 10 days ago