Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Ruby
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 141 151
Rank change year-on-year +49 +10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 91 7 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.96% 0.31% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.73% 0.55% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 81 4 25
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £36,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.03% -19.44% -10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,425 £80,000
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 Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1589 1274 1759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 51.73% 56.25% 54.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1142 1508
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,250 £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 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Warrington +51 63 £42,500 - 2
Knutsford - 9 £47,500 - 1
Chester +1 8 £50,000 -34.21% 1
Sandbach - 7 £47,500 - 1
Ruby
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 78 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (76.92%) C#
2 70 (76.92%) .NET
2 70 (76.92%) SQL Server
3 69 (75.82%) ASP.NET
3 69 (75.82%) TDD
3 69 (75.82%) RESTful
4 68 (74.73%) MVC
4 68 (74.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 68 (74.73%) Node.js
4 68 (74.73%) Web Application Development
4 68 (74.73%) ASP.NET Web API
4 68 (74.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 61 (67.03%) SQL Server 2014
5 61 (67.03%) OO
6 45 (49.45%) NoSQL
7 43 (47.25%) Git (software)
8 41 (45.05%) Microsoft
9 39 (42.86%) BDD
10 38 (41.76%) AngularJS
10 38 (41.76%) WCF
11 37 (40.66%) KnockoutJS
11 37 (40.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 34 (37.36%) Microsoft Azure
13 31 (34.07%) Kanban
14 30 (32.97%) MongoDB
14 30 (32.97%) RabbitMQ
14 30 (32.97%) Dependency Injection
14 30 (32.97%) Elasticsearch
14 30 (32.97%) Kibana

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 30 (32.97%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.49%) Apache
2 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.40%) JBoss
4 3 (3.30%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 34 (37.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (17.58%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (5.49%) OpenShift
5 4 (4.40%) PaaS
6 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) DHCP
2 1 (1.10%) DNS
2 1 (1.10%) NAS
2 1 (1.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 61 (67.03%) SQL Server 2014
3 45 (49.45%) NoSQL
4 30 (32.97%) MongoDB
5 7 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (7.69%) Redis
5 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (47.25%) Git (software)
2 30 (32.97%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.30%) JIRA
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.10%) Gradle
4 1 (1.10%) Maven
4 1 (1.10%) Selenium
4 1 (1.10%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.10%) Xcode
General
1 7 (7.69%) Games
2 5 (5.49%) Finance
3 3 (3.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Advertising
4 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (79.12%) Developer
2 68 (74.73%) .NET Developer
3 31 (34.07%) .NET Software Developer
3 31 (34.07%) Messaging Developer
4 9 (9.89%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 7 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Middleware Engineer
8 2 (2.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.20%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (1.10%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.10%) Messaging Engineer
9 1 (1.10%) Migration Engineer
9 1 (1.10%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 1 (1.10%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.10%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (76.92%) .NET
2 69 (75.82%) ASP.NET
2 69 (75.82%) RESTful
3 68 (74.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 68 (74.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 68 (74.73%) ASP.NET Web API
3 68 (74.73%) Node.js
4 38 (41.76%) AngularJS
4 38 (41.76%) WCF
5 37 (40.66%) KnockoutJS
5 37 (40.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 30 (32.97%) MSMQ
6 30 (32.97%) RabbitMQ
6 30 (32.97%) WPF
7 9 (9.89%) JSON
8 8 (8.79%) .NET Framework
8 8 (8.79%) HTML
9 7 (7.69%) Ajax
9 7 (7.69%) jQuery
9 7 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.20%) User Experience
3 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Linux
2 11 (12.09%) Unix
3 8 (8.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (8.79%) Windows
4 3 (3.30%) AIX
5 1 (1.10%) Android
5 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.10%) CentOS
5 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (75.82%) TDD
3 68 (74.73%) MVC
3 68 (74.73%) Web Application Development
4 61 (67.03%) OO
5 39 (42.86%) BDD
6 31 (34.07%) Kanban
7 30 (32.97%) Dependency Injection
7 30 (32.97%) Multithreading
8 11 (12.09%) DevOps
9 7 (7.69%) Microservices
9 7 (7.69%) Open Source
9 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.59%) ITIL
11 4 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.30%) Asset Management
12 3 (3.30%) Risk Management
12 3 (3.30%) SOA
12 3 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (3.30%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 70 (76.92%) C#
2 30 (32.97%) F#
3 20 (21.98%) Java
3 20 (21.98%) Python
4 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.19%) SQL
6 11 (12.09%) PHP
7 9 (9.89%) Perl
8 6 (6.59%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.30%) Go
9 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.20%) C
10 2 (2.20%) C++
10 2 (2.20%) Jython
10 2 (2.20%) Korn
10 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.10%) Scala
11 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (14.29%) Docker
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) Corosync
3 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.10%) KVM
Systems Management
1 30 (32.97%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 30 (32.97%) Kibana
1 30 (32.97%) WSUS
2 14 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (13.19%) Puppet
4 9 (9.89%) Ansible
5 5 (5.49%) Kubernetes
6 3 (3.30%) CA Wily
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (3.30%) SCCM
7 1 (1.10%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.10%) Nagios
7 1 (1.10%) Pacemaker
7 1 (1.10%) Rundeck
7 1 (1.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (45.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.89%) Red Hat
3 7 (7.69%) IBM
3 7 (7.69%) SaltStack
4 3 (3.30%) AppDynamics
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle
5 2 (2.20%) HP
5 2 (2.20%) VMware
6 1 (1.10%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.10%) McAfee
6 1 (1.10%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.10%) Symantec