The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 42 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 17 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 4.39% 3.70% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.26% 8.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 0
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
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 Liverpool with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 234 181 202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 60.47% 44.69% 50.37%
Number of salaries quoted 174 142 168
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Ruby
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Liverpool

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Liverpool over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 22 (68.75%) Git (software)
2 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (53.13%) .NET
4 16 (50.00%) C#
5 15 (46.88%) MVC
6 14 (43.75%) TDD
6 14 (43.75%) Linux
6 14 (43.75%) SQL
6 14 (43.75%) RESTful
6 14 (43.75%) BDD
6 14 (43.75%) NoSQL
7 12 (37.50%) Node.js
7 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
7 12 (37.50%) Web Application Development
7 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
7 12 (37.50%) WCF
8 11 (34.38%) Ruby on Rails
8 11 (34.38%) SDLC
9 10 (31.25%) QA
10 9 (28.13%) Blog
10 9 (28.13%) Subversion
10 9 (28.13%) Web Services
10 9 (28.13%) Internet
10 9 (28.13%) Digital Media
10 9 (28.13%) Cucumber
10 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2016

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Sumo Logic
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) NoSQL
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (68.75%) Git (software)
2 9 (28.13%) Cucumber
2 9 (28.13%) Subversion
3 6 (18.75%) Selenium
4 2 (6.25%) RSpec
5 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 9 (28.13%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (28.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (28.13%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
5 3 (9.38%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Developer in Test
6 2 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) RESTful
3 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (37.50%) Node.js
3 12 (37.50%) WCF
4 11 (34.38%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (28.13%) Web Services
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
6 3 (9.38%) Code First Entity Framework
6 3 (9.38%) CSS
6 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
6 3 (9.38%) HTML
6 3 (9.38%) jQuery
7 2 (6.25%) Ajax
7 2 (6.25%) HTML5
7 2 (6.25%) Phusion Passenger
7 2 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Blog
1 9 (28.13%) Digital Media
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) N-Tier
3 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.25%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Ubuntu
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) MVC
3 14 (43.75%) BDD
3 14 (43.75%) TDD
4 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 12 (37.50%) Web Application Development
5 11 (34.38%) SDLC
6 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.88%) DevOps
8 5 (15.63%) API Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Scrum
8 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
9 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.38%) Scalability Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Software Deployment
10 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Open Source
10 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.38%) C++
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.38%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) Smalltalk
5 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) zsh
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
1 3 (9.38%) Splunk
2 1 (3.13%) Perforce
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