The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 20 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.70% 0.81% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 1.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Ruby
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Programming Languages Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
50 76 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 67.57% 61.29% 70.68%
Number of salaries quoted 43 70 90
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Ruby
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Preston region.

Ruby Salary Trend in Preston

Ruby
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Preston 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 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Gerrit
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) API Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) QA Automation

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Preston 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Gerrit
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) API Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA