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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
North West / Merseyside
Rank 42 40 51
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 20 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.53% 4.50% 2.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.39% 8.49% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 1
Median salary £36,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.12% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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 313 259 258
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 55.20% 52.97% 52.98%
Number of salaries quoted 261 207 214
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 -1 16 £40,000 - 1
Birkenhead - 4 £30,000 - 1
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 28 (68.29%) Git (software)
2 27 (65.85%) .NET
3 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (60.98%) C#
5 24 (58.54%) TDD
5 24 (58.54%) NoSQL
6 23 (56.10%) BDD
6 23 (56.10%) RESTful
6 23 (56.10%) MVC
7 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
7 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET
7 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (51.22%) Web Application Development
7 21 (51.22%) Entity Framework
7 21 (51.22%) Node.js
7 21 (51.22%) .NET Framework
7 21 (51.22%) WCF
7 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (51.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 21 (51.22%) Code First Entity Framework
8 13 (31.71%) SQL
8 13 (31.71%) Linux
9 9 (21.95%) Windows
9 9 (21.95%) Python
9 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
10 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
10 8 (19.51%) Ubuntu
10 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
10 8 (19.51%) Java

Ruby
Top Related 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 8 (19.51%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.88%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.76%) Sumo Logic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (58.54%) NoSQL
2 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
2 21 (51.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (68.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.20%) Subversion
3 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.32%) JIRA
5 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.88%) RSpec
5 2 (4.88%) Selenium
6 1 (2.44%) GitLab
General
1 3 (7.32%) Banking
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Developer
2 21 (51.22%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Graduate C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Graduate C# Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Junior .NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Junior C# Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (65.85%) .NET
2 23 (56.10%) RESTful
3 21 (51.22%) .NET Framework
3 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET
3 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 21 (51.22%) Code First Entity Framework
3 21 (51.22%) Entity Framework
3 21 (51.22%) Node.js
3 21 (51.22%) WCF
4 7 (17.07%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (9.76%) Web Services
6 3 (7.32%) CSS
6 3 (7.32%) HTML
7 2 (4.88%) Ajax
7 2 (4.88%) jQuery
7 2 (4.88%) JSON
7 2 (4.88%) SOAP
7 2 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) N-Tier
3 3 (7.32%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
2 9 (21.95%) Windows
3 8 (19.51%) Ubuntu
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.76%) CentOS
6 3 (7.32%) Fedora
6 3 (7.32%) HPUX
6 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.32%) Unix
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (58.54%) TDD
3 23 (56.10%) BDD
3 23 (56.10%) MVC
4 21 (51.22%) Web Application Development
5 8 (19.51%) DevOps
6 7 (17.07%) SDLC
7 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.20%) Scrum
8 5 (12.20%) Software Deployment
9 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.32%) Open Source
9 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.88%) Kanban
10 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
10 2 (4.88%) Pair Programming
10 2 (4.88%) Release Management
10 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) C#
2 13 (31.71%) SQL
3 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
3 9 (21.95%) Python
4 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
4 8 (19.51%) Java
5 7 (17.07%) C++
5 7 (17.07%) Perl
6 3 (7.32%) Bourne shell
6 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.32%) Korn
7 2 (4.88%) Smalltalk
7 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) Go
8 1 (2.44%) Groovy
8 1 (2.44%) PHP
8 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
1 1 (2.44%) zsh
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Puppet
2 6 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Ansible
3 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.44%) Mesos
3 1 (2.44%) Rancher
3 1 (2.44%) rkt
3 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
2 4 (9.76%) Splunk
3 3 (7.32%) HP
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Perforce
Liverpool, Merseyside
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago