Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 87 143
Rank change year-on-year -44 +56 +14
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 27 88 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.04% 2.90% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% 5.64% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 22 78 3
Cheshire median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +35.71% -22.22%
10th Percentile £42,275 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,750 £38,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -11.11%

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 1,267 1,559 1,278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 48.96% 51.44% 56.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,048 1,293 1,149
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £23,950
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -40 9 £46,528 +16.32% 1
Knutsford +18 7 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Chester +4 4 £48,750 -2.50% 3
Ruby
North West

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 19 (70.37%) Python
2 14 (51.85%) Linux
3 12 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (40.74%) Docker
4 11 (40.74%) DevOps
5 10 (37.04%) Go
5 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (37.04%) Java
6 9 (33.33%) Ansible
6 9 (33.33%) Kubernetes
7 8 (29.63%) Banking
7 8 (29.63%) C#
7 8 (29.63%) .NET
8 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
8 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
8 7 (25.93%) Cryptography
8 7 (25.93%) Investment Banking
8 7 (25.93%) Wealth Management
8 7 (25.93%) TDD
8 7 (25.93%) Secure Coding
9 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 6 (22.22%) Nagios
9 6 (22.22%) C++
10 5 (18.52%) Perl
10 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
10 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
10 5 (18.52%) Finance
10 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell

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 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.70%) nginx
1 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) GIS
3 3 (11.11%) MySQL
4 2 (7.41%) Big Data
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.70%) Gatling
3 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.70%) Hudson
3 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) JMeter
3 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.70%) Toad
3 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (29.63%) Banking
2 7 (25.93%) Investment Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Finance
4 3 (11.11%) Law
5 2 (7.41%) Games
6 1 (3.70%) Marketing
6 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
1 10 (37.04%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Security Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Applications Developer
5 5 (18.52%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Python Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Ruby Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Applications Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Performance Tester
9 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) RESTful
3 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) WCF
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) DWR
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) MSMQ
4 1 (3.70%) Struts
4 1 (3.70%) Velocity
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) WPF
4 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) CentOS
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (7.41%) Unix
5 1 (3.70%) AIX
5 1 (3.70%) Debian
5 1 (3.70%) Fedora
5 1 (3.70%) openSUSE
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) DevOps
2 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
2 7 (25.93%) Cryptography
2 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
2 7 (25.93%) Secure Coding
2 7 (25.93%) TDD
2 7 (25.93%) Wealth Management
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (18.52%) SDLC
5 4 (14.81%) Information Security
5 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.41%) MVC
6 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Python
2 10 (37.04%) Go
2 10 (37.04%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) C#
4 6 (22.22%) C++
5 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
5 5 (18.52%) Perl
6 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.41%) Scala
7 2 (7.41%) SQL
8 1 (3.70%) C
8 1 (3.70%) F#
8 1 (3.70%) Groovy
8 1 (3.70%) PHP
8 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Docker
2 3 (11.11%) Corosync
2 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) PowerHA
3 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (33.33%) Ansible
2 9 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 6 (22.22%) Nagios
4 3 (11.11%) HAProxy
4 3 (11.11%) Icinga
4 3 (11.11%) Opsview
4 3 (11.11%) Pacemaker
4 3 (11.11%) Puppet
5 1 (3.70%) CFEngine
5 1 (3.70%) Consul
5 1 (3.70%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (3.70%) Kibana
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.70%) Packer
5 1 (3.70%) SCCM
5 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
2 3 (11.11%) ArcSight
2 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Veritas