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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 79 98
Rank change year-on-year +22 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 35 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.25% 1.53% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.43% 3.08% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 24
Median salary £46,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% -19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.25% +4.44%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 644 649 856
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 59.85% 49.73% 49.14%
Number of salaries quoted 555 558 690
Median salary £40,000 £38,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.57% -4.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
Warrington +36 26 £51,250 - 2
Knutsford -2 4 £48,000 +20.00% 1
Macclesfield - 1 £45,000 -
Ruby
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (66.67%) TDD
2 32 (66.67%) RESTful
2 32 (66.67%) .NET
2 32 (66.67%) OO
3 30 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 30 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 30 (62.50%) C#
3 30 (62.50%) MVC
3 30 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 30 (62.50%) Node.js
3 30 (62.50%) Web Application Development
3 30 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 30 (62.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 30 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 18 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 16 (33.33%) Kanban
5 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 15 (31.25%) MSMQ
6 15 (31.25%) Dependency Injection
6 15 (31.25%) F#
6 15 (31.25%) Multithreading
6 15 (31.25%) TeamCity
6 15 (31.25%) BDD
6 15 (31.25%) MongoDB
6 15 (31.25%) NoSQL
6 15 (31.25%) RabbitMQ
6 15 (31.25%) WSUS
6 15 (31.25%) Business Desktop Deployment

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 15 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (14.58%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.17%) Apache
3 2 (4.17%) Confluence
3 2 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (4.17%) JBoss
3 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (20.83%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 30 (62.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 15 (31.25%) MongoDB
2 15 (31.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 15 (31.25%) TeamCity
3 3 (6.25%) JIRA
4 2 (4.17%) Xcode
5 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.08%) Maven
5 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Corporate Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.17%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (72.92%) Developer
2 30 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 15 (31.25%) .NET Software Developer
3 15 (31.25%) Messaging Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) iOS Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.08%) Junior Tester
7 1 (2.08%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (66.67%) .NET
1 32 (66.67%) RESTful
2 30 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 30 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 30 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 30 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 30 (62.50%) Node.js
3 15 (31.25%) AngularJS
3 15 (31.25%) KnockoutJS
3 15 (31.25%) MSMQ
3 15 (31.25%) RabbitMQ
3 15 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 15 (31.25%) WCF
3 15 (31.25%) WPF
4 5 (10.42%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (8.33%) HTML
6 3 (6.25%) HTML5
6 3 (6.25%) JSON
6 3 (6.25%) Middleware
6 3 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Clustering
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Unix
2 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.33%) AIX
4 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (2.08%) Windows
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (66.67%) OO
2 32 (66.67%) TDD
3 30 (62.50%) MVC
3 30 (62.50%) Web Application Development
4 16 (33.33%) Kanban
5 15 (31.25%) BDD
5 15 (31.25%) Dependency Injection
5 15 (31.25%) Multithreading
6 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
6 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.33%) Web Development
8 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.25%) Migration
8 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.25%) Scrum
8 3 (6.25%) Validation
9 2 (4.17%) OOP
9 2 (4.17%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) C#
2 15 (31.25%) F#
3 10 (20.83%) Perl
4 8 (16.67%) Python
5 7 (14.58%) Java
6 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.17%) Jython
7 2 (4.17%) Korn
7 2 (4.17%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.17%) PHP
7 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.17%) SQL
8 1 (2.08%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) RHCE
1 2 (4.17%) RHCSA
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Docker
2 7 (14.58%) PowerHA
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) KVM
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (31.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 15 (31.25%) Kibana
1 15 (31.25%) WSUS
2 11 (22.92%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (18.75%) Puppet
4 7 (14.58%) Ansible
4 7 (14.58%) CFEngine
4 7 (14.58%) Nagios
5 3 (6.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.83%) Red Hat
3 7 (14.58%) Veritas
4 2 (4.17%) AppDynamics
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
4 2 (4.17%) Sun
5 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.08%) VMware
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: Yesterday