Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 94 122
Rank change year-on-year -45 +28 +27
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 26 72 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.89% 2.65% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.78% 4.90% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21 62 15
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £68,750 £52,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,464 1,469 1,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 50.12% 54.17% 52.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,190 1,226 1,016
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Cheshire

Ruby
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Cheshire

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Cheshire

Ruby
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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
Wilmslow - 7 £42,500 -
Knutsford -10 5 £45,000 -18.18%
Chester +2 4 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Warrington -41 4 £55,000 +12.82% 1
Alderley Edge - 3 £37,500 -
Ruby
North West

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) TDD
2 18 (69.23%) C#
2 18 (69.23%) .NET
2 18 (69.23%) Git (software)
3 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
4 16 (61.54%) RESTful
5 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (57.69%) BDD
5 15 (57.69%) Node.js
5 15 (57.69%) Web Application Development
5 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (57.69%) MVC
5 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
5 15 (57.69%) SQL Server 2016
5 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 14 (53.85%) NoSQL
6 14 (53.85%) WCF
7 10 (38.46%) Java
8 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (30.77%) .NET Framework
10 7 (26.92%) DevOps
11 6 (23.08%) Code First Entity Framework
11 6 (23.08%) Python
11 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
11 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
12 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
12 5 (19.23%) Go
12 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (19.23%) JavaScript

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.85%) PaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (57.69%) SQL Server 2016
3 14 (53.85%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Git (software)
2 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
4 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
4 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
4 2 (7.69%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
4 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.85%) Gatling
5 1 (3.85%) Hudson
5 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.85%) JMeter
5 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium
5 1 (3.85%) Toad
5 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (19.23%) Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Advertising
2 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Law
3 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 15 (57.69%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Messaging Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) RESTful
3 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
3 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 15 (57.69%) Node.js
4 14 (53.85%) WCF
5 8 (30.77%) .NET Framework
6 6 (23.08%) Code First Entity Framework
6 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
7 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
8 4 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (11.54%) Middleware
10 1 (3.85%) Ajax
10 1 (3.85%) CSS
10 1 (3.85%) HTML
10 1 (3.85%) MSMQ
10 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) CentOS
2 1 (3.85%) Debian
2 1 (3.85%) Fedora
2 1 (3.85%) openSUSE
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) TDD
3 15 (57.69%) BDD
3 15 (57.69%) MVC
3 15 (57.69%) Web Application Development
4 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (26.92%) DevOps
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (15.38%) OO
7 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 4 (15.38%) Wealth Management
8 3 (11.54%) Decision-Making
9 2 (7.69%) Change Control
9 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (7.69%) IT Strategy
9 2 (7.69%) Organisational Awareness
9 2 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (7.69%) Straight-Through Processing
9 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) Python
4 5 (19.23%) Go
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) Scala
6 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) F#
6 1 (3.85%) Groovy
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.69%) Nagios
3 1 (3.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (3.85%) Consul
3 1 (3.85%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (3.85%) Kibana
3 1 (3.85%) Packer
3 1 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) Terraform
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Facebook
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.69%) Splunk
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft