Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 67 139
Rank change year-on-year +4 +72 +46
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 356 330 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.90% 4.31% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.22% 7.19% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 326 292 132
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.48% -12.63% +18.75%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £66,250
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +10.43%

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 Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,331 4,588 3,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 59.61% 59.99% 50.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,716 4,004 3,052
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Manchester

Ruby
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Manchester

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Manchester

Ruby
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
Stockport +4 33 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Sale +11 31 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Altrincham +11 22 £42,500 +2.41% 1
Wigan +2 13 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Cheadle - 7 £37,500 -
Bolton +10 1 £75,000 +219.15%
Ruby
North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 244 (68.54%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (53.65%) TDD
3 179 (50.28%) Python
4 158 (44.38%) BDD
5 155 (43.54%) C#
6 154 (43.26%) MVC
7 145 (40.73%) JavaScript
8 139 (39.04%) RESTful
9 133 (37.36%) Amazon AWS
10 132 (37.08%) Java
11 130 (36.52%) .NET
12 127 (35.67%) Scrum
13 123 (34.55%) ASP.NET
14 122 (34.27%) ASP.NET Web API
15 120 (33.71%) ASP.NET MVC
16 117 (32.87%) SQL Server
17 108 (30.34%) Git (software)
17 108 (30.34%) Web Application Development
18 105 (29.49%) NoSQL
19 103 (28.93%) Linux
20 101 (28.37%) WCF
21 100 (28.09%) Node.js
22 99 (27.81%) Entity Framework
22 99 (27.81%) .NET Framework
23 95 (26.69%) HTML
24 91 (25.56%) CSS
25 89 (25.00%) AngularJS
26 84 (23.60%) DevOps
27 81 (22.75%) Kanban
28 79 (22.19%) Web Services

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 51 (14.33%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (7.58%) Apache
3 20 (5.62%) nginx
4 15 (4.21%) Apache Spark
5 9 (2.53%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.40%) CloudStack
6 5 (1.40%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.84%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.84%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.84%) WordPress
8 2 (0.56%) Jetty
8 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.28%) CMS
9 1 (0.28%) Confluence
9 1 (0.28%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.28%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 133 (37.36%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 11 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.40%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.56%) Heroku
9 2 (0.56%) PaaS
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.28%) GitHub
10 1 (0.28%) Loggly
10 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.28%) SaaS
10 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.28%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.11%) HTTP
2 16 (4.49%) SSL
3 10 (2.81%) Firewall
4 5 (1.40%) Broadband
4 5 (1.40%) VPN
5 2 (0.56%) Internet
5 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.28%) AMQP
6 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (32.87%) SQL Server
2 105 (29.49%) NoSQL
3 64 (17.98%) MySQL
3 64 (17.98%) SQL Server 2016
4 57 (16.01%) MongoDB
5 35 (9.83%) Big Data
5 35 (9.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 29 (8.15%) Relational Database
7 24 (6.74%) Redis
8 22 (6.18%) Hadoop
9 19 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (2.81%) RDBMS
12 9 (2.53%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.69%) Riak
14 4 (1.12%) CouchDB
14 4 (1.12%) Neo4j
14 4 (1.12%) RethinkDB
15 3 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 3 (0.84%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 108 (30.34%) Git (software)
2 69 (19.38%) TeamCity
3 50 (14.04%) Jenkins
4 38 (10.67%) Selenium
5 34 (9.55%) Cucumber
6 22 (6.18%) WebDriver
7 21 (5.90%) NUnit
8 20 (5.62%) Vagrant
9 11 (3.09%) JIRA
10 8 (2.25%) Maven
10 8 (2.25%) SoapUI
10 8 (2.25%) Xcode
11 7 (1.97%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.40%) Hudson
14 4 (1.12%) Jasmine
15 3 (0.84%) FitNesse
15 3 (0.84%) Gradle
15 3 (0.84%) Karma Test Runner
16 2 (0.56%) JMeter
General
1 39 (10.96%) Games
2 36 (10.11%) Finance
3 19 (5.34%) Music Industry
4 14 (3.93%) Advertising
5 10 (2.81%) Legal
6 9 (2.53%) Retail
7 8 (2.25%) Electronics
7 8 (2.25%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.25%) Marketing
7 8 (2.25%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.12%) Banking
9 3 (0.84%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.56%) Military
11 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 189 (53.09%) Developer
2 102 (28.65%) .NET Developer
3 61 (17.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 41 (11.52%) Junior
5 38 (10.67%) Graduate
5 38 (10.67%) Junior Developer
6 37 (10.39%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 37 (10.39%) Graduate Developer
7 36 (10.11%) Junior .NET Developer
8 32 (8.99%) Senior Developer
9 31 (8.71%) Software Engineer
10 30 (8.43%) AWS DevOps
11 28 (7.87%) AWS Engineer
11 28 (7.87%) Java Developer
11 28 (7.87%) Linux Engineer
11 28 (7.87%) Platform Engineer
12 27 (7.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 27 (7.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 26 (7.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 25 (7.02%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (39.04%) RESTful
2 130 (36.52%) .NET
3 123 (34.55%) ASP.NET
4 122 (34.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 120 (33.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 101 (28.37%) WCF
7 100 (28.09%) Node.js
8 99 (27.81%) .NET Framework
8 99 (27.81%) Entity Framework
9 95 (26.69%) HTML
10 91 (25.56%) CSS
11 89 (25.00%) AngularJS
12 79 (22.19%) Web Services
13 77 (21.63%) KnockoutJS
14 63 (17.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 63 (17.70%) Code First Entity Framework
15 58 (16.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 49 (13.76%) Spring
17 48 (13.48%) SOAP
18 45 (12.64%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 68 (19.10%) Computer Science
2 30 (8.43%) Social Network
3 21 (5.90%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (5.90%) User Experience
4 12 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.53%) PKI
6 6 (1.69%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.40%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.40%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.40%) Fintech
8 4 (1.12%) Wiki
9 3 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.84%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.84%) Social Media
10 2 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.28%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.28%) iPad
11 1 (0.28%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.28%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 103 (28.93%) Linux
2 37 (10.39%) Unix
3 10 (2.81%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.81%) CentOS
3 10 (2.81%) Windows
4 5 (1.40%) Android
4 5 (1.40%) Debian
4 5 (1.40%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.28%) Fedora
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (68.54%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (53.65%) TDD
3 158 (44.38%) BDD
4 154 (43.26%) MVC
5 127 (35.67%) Scrum
6 108 (30.34%) Web Application Development
7 84 (23.60%) DevOps
8 81 (22.75%) Kanban
9 75 (21.07%) Software Engineering
10 72 (20.22%) Web Development
11 69 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
12 68 (19.10%) OO
12 68 (19.10%) Test Automation
13 52 (14.61%) Configuration Management
14 51 (14.33%) SDLC
15 50 (14.04%) Open Source
16 37 (10.39%) Multithreading
17 36 (10.11%) Dependency Injection
18 35 (9.83%) OOP
18 35 (9.83%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 179 (50.28%) Python
2 155 (43.54%) C#
3 145 (40.73%) JavaScript
4 132 (37.08%) Java
5 64 (17.98%) PHP
6 60 (16.85%) Bash Shell
7 59 (16.57%) SQL
8 37 (10.39%) F#
9 32 (8.99%) Go
10 21 (5.90%) Scala
10 21 (5.90%) TypeScript
11 19 (5.34%) C
11 19 (5.34%) Shell Script
12 17 (4.78%) Perl
13 14 (3.93%) Groovy
14 12 (3.37%) C++
15 9 (2.53%) Apple Swift
15 9 (2.53%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.84%) Kotlin
17 2 (0.56%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 41 (11.52%) Degree
2 19 (5.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.09%) Master's Degree
3 11 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.53%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.53%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (2.25%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.84%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) CISSP
8 1 (0.28%) GPEN
8 1 (0.28%) GWAPT
8 1 (0.28%) GXPN
8 1 (0.28%) ISEB
8 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.28%) OSCP
8 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.83%) QA
2 11 (3.09%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 5 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.56%) GCP
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (13.20%) Docker
2 9 (2.53%) Hyper-V
2 9 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.40%) vSphere
3 5 (1.40%) Xen
3 5 (1.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 68 (19.10%) Puppet
2 64 (17.98%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (17.13%) Ansible
4 40 (11.24%) Kubernetes
5 37 (10.39%) Kibana
6 30 (8.43%) Terraform
7 22 (6.18%) Packer
8 19 (5.34%) Cobbler
9 16 (4.49%) Tivoli
10 15 (4.21%) Salt
11 10 (2.81%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (1.40%) Mesos
12 5 (1.40%) systemd
13 1 (0.28%) Consul
13 1 (0.28%) Grafana
13 1 (0.28%) logstash
13 1 (0.28%) Nagios
13 1 (0.28%) Prometheus
13 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (13.76%) Google
2 41 (11.52%) Oracle
3 15 (4.21%) SaltStack
4 14 (3.93%) EnterpriseDB
4 14 (3.93%) Red Hat
5 9 (2.53%) VMware
6 8 (2.25%) SAP
7 6 (1.69%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.84%) IBM
9 1 (0.28%) Demandware
9 1 (0.28%) hybris
9 1 (0.28%) New Relic
9 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.28%) Splunk
9 1 (0.28%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.28%) Twitter
9 1 (0.28%) WooCommerce
9 1 (0.28%) Zend