Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 70 48
Rank change year-on-year -2 -22 +12
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 15 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.52% 2.93% 3.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.77% 5.43% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 26
Merseyside median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £26,125
90th Percentile £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +12.50%

Ruby is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 541 700 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 54.81% 53.93% 46.65%
Number of salaries quoted 406 500 343
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,850
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £51,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +4 15 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Ruby
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 14 (93.33%) MVC
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) TDD
2 13 (86.67%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
2 13 (86.67%) Blog
2 13 (86.67%) WCF
2 13 (86.67%) Internet
2 13 (86.67%) Git (software)
2 13 (86.67%) RESTful
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (86.67%) BDD
2 13 (86.67%) NoSQL
2 13 (86.67%) Node.js
2 13 (86.67%) Digital Media
2 13 (86.67%) Web Application Development
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Sinatra
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) CSS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) NoSQL
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 13 (86.67%) .NET Developer
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 13 (86.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 13 (86.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (86.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
1 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
1 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 13 (86.67%) Node.js
1 13 (86.67%) RESTful
1 13 (86.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (6.67%) Sinatra
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Blog
1 13 (86.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) MVC
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) BDD
2 13 (86.67%) TDD
2 13 (86.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript