Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 88 97
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 +71
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 270 290 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.70% 3.61% 3.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.31% 6.16% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 209 253 200
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.21% -8.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £56,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +18.75% -5.88%

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 4,278 4,710 4,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 58.69% 58.55% 56.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,654 4,039 3,598
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +8 9 £50,000 - 1
Sale 0 7 £42,500 - 1
Salford - 6 £46,250 - 1
Altrincham -24 3 £55,000 +29.41%
Wigan - 2 £40,000 -
Bury - 1 £45,000 -
Ruby
North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 181 (67.04%) Python
2 172 (63.70%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (48.89%) Amazon AWS
4 121 (44.81%) DevOps
5 119 (44.07%) TDD
6 111 (41.11%) Linux
7 109 (40.37%) Microsoft Azure
8 104 (38.52%) Java
9 103 (38.15%) Puppet
10 93 (34.44%) C#
11 90 (33.33%) BDD
12 89 (32.96%) RESTful
12 89 (32.96%) Opscode Chef
13 88 (32.59%) Git (software)
13 88 (32.59%) Continuous Integration
14 85 (31.48%) MVC
15 83 (30.74%) NoSQL
16 82 (30.37%) .NET
17 80 (29.63%) Configuration Management
18 78 (28.89%) Ansible
19 77 (28.52%) Docker
20 73 (27.04%) SQL Server
21 68 (25.19%) ASP.NET Web API
22 67 (24.81%) Jenkins
23 66 (24.44%) Node.js
24 65 (24.07%) ASP.NET
24 65 (24.07%) ASP.NET MVC
25 64 (23.70%) Web Application Development
26 63 (23.33%) Google
27 61 (22.59%) Kubernetes

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 22 (8.15%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (6.67%) Apache
3 11 (4.07%) Apache Spark
3 11 (4.07%) nginx
4 7 (2.59%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (2.59%) CloudStack
4 7 (2.59%) JBoss
4 7 (2.59%) OpenStack
5 6 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.48%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.48%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.48%) Confluence
6 4 (1.48%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.11%) Jetty
7 3 (1.11%) WildFly
8 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 132 (48.89%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (40.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (14.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (6.30%) GitHub
5 15 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (4.07%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 11 (4.07%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.37%) SaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.30%) TCP/IP
2 16 (5.93%) Firewall
2 16 (5.93%) HTTP
3 15 (5.56%) VPN
4 14 (5.19%) Internet
5 8 (2.96%) SSL
6 7 (2.59%) SAN
7 6 (2.22%) NAS
8 4 (1.48%) DNS
9 1 (0.37%) AMQP
9 1 (0.37%) LAN
9 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (30.74%) NoSQL
2 73 (27.04%) SQL Server
3 60 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
4 38 (14.07%) MongoDB
5 29 (10.74%) MySQL
6 17 (6.30%) Big Data
6 17 (6.30%) Hadoop
7 13 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (4.81%) Redis
8 10 (3.70%) Apache Hive
8 10 (3.70%) Neo4j
9 7 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.48%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.11%) Riak
13 2 (0.74%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.74%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.74%) Datomic
13 2 (0.74%) HBase
13 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 88 (32.59%) Git (software)
2 67 (24.81%) Jenkins
3 38 (14.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 33 (12.22%) TeamCity
5 31 (11.48%) Vagrant
6 26 (9.63%) JIRA
6 26 (9.63%) Selenium
7 20 (7.41%) Hudson
8 17 (6.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 16 (5.93%) Travis CI
9 16 (5.93%) WebDriver
10 14 (5.19%) SoapUI
10 14 (5.19%) Subversion
11 13 (4.81%) Maven
12 12 (4.44%) Cucumber
13 8 (2.96%) JMeter
14 7 (2.59%) GitLab
15 5 (1.85%) Gradle
15 5 (1.85%) LoadRunner
15 5 (1.85%) WATIR
General
1 27 (10.00%) Games
2 22 (8.15%) Finance
3 10 (3.70%) Banking
3 10 (3.70%) Marketing
4 6 (2.22%) Back Office
5 5 (1.85%) Retail
6 4 (1.48%) Advertising
6 4 (1.48%) Electronics
6 4 (1.48%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.48%) Law
6 4 (1.48%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 127 (47.04%) Developer
2 72 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 66 (24.44%) .NET Developer
4 37 (13.70%) Junior
5 33 (12.22%) Junior Developer
6 30 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 27 (10.00%) Graduate
7 27 (10.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 27 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
7 27 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
8 26 (9.63%) Linux Engineer
9 25 (9.26%) AWS DevOps
10 21 (7.78%) AWS Engineer
10 21 (7.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 18 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 17 (6.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 17 (6.30%) Software Engineer
13 15 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
14 14 (5.19%) Developer in Test
14 14 (5.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (32.96%) RESTful
2 82 (30.37%) .NET
3 68 (25.19%) ASP.NET Web API
4 66 (24.44%) Node.js
5 65 (24.07%) ASP.NET
5 65 (24.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 46 (17.04%) WCF
7 45 (16.67%) HTML
8 42 (15.56%) CSS
9 38 (14.07%) .NET Framework
10 37 (13.70%) Web Services
11 36 (13.33%) AngularJS
12 35 (12.96%) Entity Framework
13 30 (11.11%) HTML5
14 27 (10.00%) .NET Core
14 27 (10.00%) CSS3
15 25 (9.26%) Spring
16 22 (8.15%) KnockoutJS
17 21 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 19 (7.04%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.63%) Computer Science
2 22 (8.15%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 15 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 12 (4.44%) BBC
5 12 (4.44%) Social Media
6 9 (3.33%) User Experience
7 8 (2.96%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.59%) Social Network
9 5 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.85%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.48%) Cloud Native
10 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.48%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (1.48%) Robotics
11 2 (0.74%) Fintech
12 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.37%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.37%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 111 (41.11%) Linux
2 23 (8.52%) Unix
3 17 (6.30%) Windows
4 13 (4.81%) CentOS
5 11 (4.07%) Ubuntu
6 9 (3.33%) Android
7 8 (2.96%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.96%) Debian
8 5 (1.85%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.74%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (63.70%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (44.81%) DevOps
3 119 (44.07%) TDD
4 90 (33.33%) BDD
5 88 (32.59%) Continuous Integration
6 85 (31.48%) MVC
7 80 (29.63%) Configuration Management
8 64 (23.70%) Web Application Development
9 60 (22.22%) Open Source
10 48 (17.78%) Scrum
11 43 (15.93%) OO
11 43 (15.93%) Test Automation
12 37 (13.70%) Software Engineering
13 33 (12.22%) Web Development
14 30 (11.11%) Kanban
15 28 (10.37%) Microservices
16 27 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
16 27 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
17 26 (9.63%) Mentoring
18 21 (7.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 181 (67.04%) Python
2 104 (38.52%) Java
3 93 (34.44%) C#
4 58 (21.48%) Bash Shell
5 49 (18.15%) JavaScript
6 38 (14.07%) Go
7 36 (13.33%) Perl
8 26 (9.63%) PHP
8 26 (9.63%) SQL
9 19 (7.04%) C
10 17 (6.30%) C++
10 17 (6.30%) F#
11 14 (5.19%) Scala
12 13 (4.81%) PowerShell
13 9 (3.33%) Shell Script
14 8 (2.96%) Groovy
15 5 (1.85%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.85%) Java 8
15 5 (1.85%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.48%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 33 (12.22%) Degree
2 16 (5.93%) AWS Certification
3 9 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.48%) RHCE
4 4 (1.48%) RHCSA
5 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.74%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) CISSP
6 1 (0.37%) GPEN
6 1 (0.37%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.37%) GXPN
6 1 (0.37%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.63%) QA
2 6 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.74%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 77 (28.52%) Docker
2 8 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (2.96%) vSphere
3 7 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.59%) Xen
3 7 (2.59%) XenServer
4 4 (1.48%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.74%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 103 (38.15%) Puppet
2 89 (32.96%) Opscode Chef
3 78 (28.89%) Ansible
4 61 (22.59%) Kubernetes
5 60 (22.22%) Terraform
6 29 (10.74%) Graphite
7 28 (10.37%) Packer
8 20 (7.41%) Consul
8 20 (7.41%) Salt
9 17 (6.30%) Kibana
10 16 (5.93%) Grafana
11 15 (5.56%) Prometheus
12 14 (5.19%) Docker Swarm
12 14 (5.19%) Nagios
12 14 (5.19%) Opsview
12 14 (5.19%) ZABBIX
13 6 (2.22%) SCCM
14 4 (1.48%) Cobbler
15 2 (0.74%) Rancher
15 2 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (23.33%) Google
2 26 (9.63%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.56%) Oracle
4 14 (5.19%) Red Hat
4 14 (5.19%) VMware
5 12 (4.44%) Apple
5 12 (4.44%) Facebook
5 12 (4.44%) Sony
5 12 (4.44%) Yahoo!
6 8 (2.96%) SaltStack
7 4 (1.48%) Blue Prism
7 4 (1.48%) SAP
8 2 (0.74%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.37%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.37%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.37%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.37%) IBM
9 1 (0.37%) Progress
9 1 (0.37%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.37%) Xamarin