Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 82 120
Rank change year-on-year -15 +38 +12
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 81 69 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.63% 2.92% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 5.13% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 74 58 21
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £49,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.27% +15.29% -6.59%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £55,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

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 1,727 1,345 1,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 56.13% 56.94% 48.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,346 1,141 1,017
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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
Warrington -13 32 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Wilmslow - 13 £42,500 -
Alderley Edge - 13 £37,500 -
Chester - 12 £50,000 -
Knutsford -31 6 - -
Sandbach - 3 £47,500 -
Ruby
North West

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 75 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (88.89%) TDD
3 71 (87.65%) C#
3 71 (87.65%) .NET
3 71 (87.65%) SQL Server
4 69 (85.19%) ASP.NET
4 69 (85.19%) MVC
4 69 (85.19%) RESTful
4 69 (85.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 69 (85.19%) Node.js
4 69 (85.19%) Web Application Development
4 69 (85.19%) ASP.NET Web API
4 69 (85.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 59 (72.84%) Git (software)
6 58 (71.60%) NoSQL
7 56 (69.14%) BDD
8 55 (67.90%) WCF
9 40 (49.38%) SQL Server 2016
10 33 (40.74%) OO
11 29 (35.80%) SQL Server 2014
12 27 (33.33%) .NET Framework
13 26 (32.10%) AngularJS
13 26 (32.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 26 (32.10%) KnockoutJS
14 25 (30.86%) Entity Framework
14 25 (30.86%) Code First Entity Framework
15 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
16 16 (19.75%) TeamCity
17 15 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (17.28%) MSMQ

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 14 (17.28%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.47%) Confluence
2 2 (2.47%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.23%) JBoss
3 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.70%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (87.65%) SQL Server
2 58 (71.60%) NoSQL
3 40 (49.38%) SQL Server 2016
4 29 (35.80%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (17.28%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.70%) Redis
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 59 (72.84%) Git (software)
2 16 (19.75%) TeamCity
3 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.47%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.47%) JIRA
4 2 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.47%) Subversion
4 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.23%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.23%) Selenium
General
1 14 (17.28%) Advertising
2 12 (14.81%) Games
3 7 (8.64%) Banking
4 6 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.41%) Law
5 5 (6.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 69 (85.19%) .NET Developer
1 69 (85.19%) Developer
2 17 (20.99%) .NET Software Developer
3 14 (17.28%) Messaging Developer
4 4 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (3.70%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (3.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (3.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (2.47%) Applications Support
6 2 (2.47%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (1.23%) Automation Tester
7 1 (1.23%) Lead Tester
7 1 (1.23%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (1.23%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (1.23%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (1.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (87.65%) .NET
2 69 (85.19%) ASP.NET
2 69 (85.19%) ASP.NET MVC
2 69 (85.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 69 (85.19%) ASP.NET Web API
2 69 (85.19%) Node.js
2 69 (85.19%) RESTful
3 55 (67.90%) WCF
4 27 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 26 (32.10%) AngularJS
5 26 (32.10%) KnockoutJS
5 26 (32.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 25 (30.86%) Code First Entity Framework
6 25 (30.86%) Entity Framework
7 14 (17.28%) MSMQ
7 14 (17.28%) RabbitMQ
7 14 (17.28%) WPF
8 3 (3.70%) Middleware
9 1 (1.23%) Ajax
9 1 (1.23%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.47%) Clustering
2 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.64%) Linux
2 5 (6.17%) Unix
3 3 (3.70%) Windows
4 2 (2.47%) AIX
5 1 (1.23%) CentOS
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (88.89%) TDD
3 69 (85.19%) MVC
3 69 (85.19%) Web Application Development
4 56 (69.14%) BDD
5 33 (40.74%) OO
6 15 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (17.28%) Dependency Injection
7 14 (17.28%) Kanban
7 14 (17.28%) Multithreading
8 8 (9.88%) DevOps
9 6 (7.41%) Risk Management
9 6 (7.41%) Wealth Management
10 5 (6.17%) ITIL
11 4 (4.94%) Scrum
12 3 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.70%) Decision-Making
12 3 (3.70%) Microservices
12 3 (3.70%) Open Source
12 3 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 71 (87.65%) C#
2 14 (17.28%) F#
3 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.58%) Java
5 8 (9.88%) Python
6 4 (4.94%) Perl
6 4 (4.94%) PHP
7 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.70%) Go
7 3 (3.70%) SQL
8 2 (2.47%) Korn
8 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Docker
2 2 (2.47%) PowerHA
3 1 (1.23%) Corosync
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (17.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 14 (17.28%) Kibana
1 14 (17.28%) WSUS
2 10 (12.35%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.41%) Puppet
4 5 (6.17%) Ansible
5 3 (3.70%) Nagios
6 2 (2.47%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.23%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.23%) Pacemaker
7 1 (1.23%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.05%) Facebook
3 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.70%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle
5 2 (2.47%) Splunk
5 2 (2.47%) Veritas
6 1 (1.23%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) IBM
6 1 (1.23%) VMware