The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 58 69
Rank change year-on-year +15 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 14 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.15% 0.89% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.07% 1.53% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 2
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -3.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 276 262 362
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 62.02% 58.35% 61.36%
Number of salaries quoted 237 217 289
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Ruby as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Lancashire

Ruby
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Lancashire

Ruby
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 12 £32,500 - 1
Blackpool +8 1 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Lancaster - 1 £28,000 -
Ruby
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 19 (100.00%) MVC
1 19 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (94.74%) WCF
2 18 (94.74%) RESTful
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET MVC
2 18 (94.74%) BDD
2 18 (94.74%) NoSQL
2 18 (94.74%) Node.js
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (94.74%) TDD
2 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
2 18 (94.74%) C#
2 18 (94.74%) Web Application Development
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET Web API
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 16 (84.21%) SQL Server 2016
3 16 (84.21%) Code First Entity Framework
3 16 (84.21%) Entity Framework
3 16 (84.21%) .NET Framework
4 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
4 14 (73.68%) AngularJS
5 13 (68.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (68.42%) Games
5 13 (68.42%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (15.79%) Facebook
6 3 (15.79%) Advertising
6 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) NoSQL
1 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (84.21%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (68.42%) Games
2 3 (15.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (94.74%) .NET Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
1 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
1 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET MVC
1 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET Web API
1 18 (94.74%) Node.js
1 18 (94.74%) RESTful
1 18 (94.74%) WCF
2 16 (84.21%) .NET Framework
2 16 (84.21%) Code First Entity Framework
2 16 (84.21%) Entity Framework
3 14 (73.68%) AngularJS
4 13 (68.42%) KnockoutJS
4 13 (68.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) MVC
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (94.74%) BDD
2 18 (94.74%) TDD
2 18 (94.74%) Web Application Development
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C#
2 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Python
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Packer
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Facebook
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago