The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 43 57
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 17 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.17% 2.99% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.28% 6.70% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 2
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +56.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £25,900
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 Merseyside with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 322 209 246
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 60.07% 44.66% 48.24%
Number of salaries quoted 249 167 202
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 £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Ruby
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Merseyside

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Merseyside over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Merseyside

Ruby
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 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
Liverpool +5 17 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Ruby
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 26 (70.27%) Git (software)
2 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (59.46%) .NET
4 20 (54.05%) C#
5 19 (51.35%) MVC
5 19 (51.35%) NoSQL
6 18 (48.65%) BDD
6 18 (48.65%) RESTful
6 18 (48.65%) TDD
7 16 (43.24%) WCF
7 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
7 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
7 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (43.24%) Node.js
7 16 (43.24%) Web Application Development
7 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 15 (40.54%) SQL
9 14 (37.84%) Linux
10 12 (32.43%) Test Automation
11 11 (29.73%) SDLC
11 11 (29.73%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (27.03%) QA
13 9 (24.32%) Subversion
13 9 (24.32%) Web Services
13 9 (24.32%) Cucumber
14 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (21.62%) DevOps
14 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2014
14 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2016

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (10.81%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Sumo Logic
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) NoSQL
2 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (70.27%) Git (software)
2 9 (24.32%) Cucumber
2 9 (24.32%) Subversion
3 6 (16.22%) Selenium
4 2 (5.41%) RSpec
5 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (5.41%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
2 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) .NET Developer
3 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 12 (32.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 12 (32.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (32.43%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Graduate C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Graduate C# Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Junior .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Junior C# Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) .NET
2 18 (48.65%) RESTful
3 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
3 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET Web API
3 16 (43.24%) Node.js
3 16 (43.24%) WCF
4 11 (29.73%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (24.32%) Web Services
6 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
6 8 (21.62%) Code First Entity Framework
6 8 (21.62%) Entity Framework
7 3 (8.11%) CSS
7 3 (8.11%) HTML
7 3 (8.11%) jQuery
8 2 (5.41%) Ajax
8 2 (5.41%) HTML5
8 2 (5.41%) Phusion Passenger
8 2 (5.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Blog
1 8 (21.62%) Digital Media
2 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.51%) N-Tier
4 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
4 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
5 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Ubuntu
3 4 (10.81%) Windows
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) MVC
3 18 (48.65%) BDD
3 18 (48.65%) TDD
4 16 (43.24%) Web Application Development
5 12 (32.43%) Test Automation
6 11 (29.73%) SDLC
7 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (21.62%) DevOps
8 5 (13.51%) API Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Scrum
8 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
9 4 (10.81%) Software Deployment
10 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.11%) Scalability Testing
11 2 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (5.41%) Continuous Deployment
11 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) C#
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.11%) C++
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) Smalltalk
6 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.70%) C
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) zsh
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (10.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.81%) Splunk
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Perforce
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Posted: 5 days ago
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