Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 90 81
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9 +94
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 282 289 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.85% 3.52% 3.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.37% 5.86% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 238 247 204
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £59,625
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,426 4,931 3,856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 60.43% 60.12% 54.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3,770 4,272 3,346
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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +5 17 £55,000 +25.00% 4
Sale - 13 £42,500 - 1
Wigan - 9 £35,000 - 1
Salford +7 7 £46,250 -
Altrincham -1 3 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Bury -4 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Ruby
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 182 (64.54%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (61.35%) Python
3 140 (49.65%) Amazon AWS
4 133 (47.16%) TDD
5 113 (40.07%) Java
6 110 (39.01%) C#
7 100 (35.46%) RESTful
8 98 (34.75%) BDD
8 98 (34.75%) DevOps
9 96 (34.04%) MVC
10 95 (33.69%) Linux
11 91 (32.27%) Continuous Integration
12 86 (30.50%) .NET
13 84 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
14 79 (28.01%) Git (software)
14 79 (28.01%) JavaScript
15 73 (25.89%) ASP.NET Web API
16 72 (25.53%) Puppet
16 72 (25.53%) NoSQL
17 71 (25.18%) ASP.NET MVC
17 71 (25.18%) ASP.NET
18 70 (24.82%) SQL Server
19 69 (24.47%) HTML
20 66 (23.40%) Opscode Chef
20 66 (23.40%) CSS
20 66 (23.40%) Configuration Management
21 65 (23.05%) Scrum
21 65 (23.05%) Web Application Development
22 63 (22.34%) Google
23 62 (21.99%) Ansible

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 30 (10.64%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (5.32%) Apache
2 15 (5.32%) Apache Spark
2 15 (5.32%) nginx
3 8 (2.84%) Apache Pig
4 7 (2.48%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (2.48%) CloudStack
4 7 (2.48%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.42%) JBoss
6 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.06%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.71%) Confluence
7 2 (0.71%) Jetty
7 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.35%) WildFly
8 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 140 (49.65%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (8.51%) GitHub
4 21 (7.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (6.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 15 (5.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.06%) Serverless
9 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.71%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.71%) AWS OpsWorks
9 2 (0.71%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.71%) Heroku
9 2 (0.71%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.71%) Route 53
10 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.45%) HTTP
2 16 (5.67%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.61%) SSL
4 11 (3.90%) Firewall
5 8 (2.84%) VPN
6 7 (2.48%) NAS
6 7 (2.48%) SAN
7 4 (1.42%) DNS
7 4 (1.42%) Internet
8 1 (0.35%) AMQP
8 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (25.53%) NoSQL
2 70 (24.82%) SQL Server
3 52 (18.44%) SQL Server 2016
4 42 (14.89%) MongoDB
5 36 (12.77%) MySQL
6 19 (6.74%) Big Data
6 19 (6.74%) Hadoop
6 19 (6.74%) Redis
7 18 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.55%) Apache Hive
9 8 (2.84%) Neo4j
10 7 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (1.77%) Datomic
12 4 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.42%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.06%) Riak
14 2 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.71%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.71%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 79 (28.01%) Git (software)
2 59 (20.92%) Jenkins
3 47 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 31 (10.99%) Selenium
5 29 (10.28%) Vagrant
6 27 (9.57%) JIRA
7 23 (8.16%) WebDriver
8 20 (7.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 20 (7.09%) SoapUI
9 17 (6.03%) Maven
10 16 (5.67%) Cucumber
11 15 (5.32%) Hudson
12 11 (3.90%) NUnit
13 10 (3.55%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (3.19%) Travis CI
15 8 (2.84%) JMeter
15 8 (2.84%) Subversion
16 7 (2.48%) GitLab
17 6 (2.13%) Gradle
17 6 (2.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 34 (12.06%) Finance
2 29 (10.28%) Games
3 12 (4.26%) Banking
4 9 (3.19%) Advertising
4 9 (3.19%) Marketing
5 8 (2.84%) Back Office
6 7 (2.48%) Electronics
6 7 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.48%) Retail
6 7 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.42%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.42%) Law
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 135 (47.87%) Developer
2 69 (24.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 62 (21.99%) .NET Developer
4 35 (12.41%) Junior
5 31 (10.99%) Junior Developer
6 29 (10.28%) Graduate
6 29 (10.28%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 29 (10.28%) Graduate Developer
6 29 (10.28%) Junior .NET Developer
7 28 (9.93%) Java Developer
7 28 (9.93%) Software Engineer
8 27 (9.57%) AWS Engineer
8 27 (9.57%) Linux Engineer
9 26 (9.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 25 (8.87%) AWS DevOps
10 25 (8.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 22 (7.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 19 (6.74%) Cloud Engineer
13 16 (5.67%) Developer in Test
14 15 (5.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (35.46%) RESTful
2 86 (30.50%) .NET
3 73 (25.89%) ASP.NET Web API
4 71 (25.18%) ASP.NET
4 71 (25.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 69 (24.47%) HTML
6 66 (23.40%) CSS
7 59 (20.92%) Web Services
8 58 (20.57%) Node.js
9 53 (18.79%) WCF
10 52 (18.44%) .NET Framework
11 50 (17.73%) AngularJS
11 50 (17.73%) Entity Framework
12 45 (15.96%) HTML5
13 42 (14.89%) CSS3
14 40 (14.18%) KnockoutJS
15 32 (11.35%) SOAP
16 31 (10.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 27 (9.57%) MSMQ
17 27 (9.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.25%) Computer Science
2 16 (5.67%) User Experience
3 13 (4.61%) Social Network
4 11 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (2.84%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.48%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.13%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.77%) Fintech
8 5 (1.77%) Online Banking
8 5 (1.77%) Social Media
9 4 (1.42%) BBC
9 4 (1.42%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.42%) Robotics
10 2 (0.71%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.71%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 95 (33.69%) Linux
2 27 (9.57%) Unix
3 17 (6.03%) Windows
4 9 (3.19%) Android
4 9 (3.19%) CentOS
5 8 (2.84%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.48%) Debian
7 4 (1.42%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (64.54%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (47.16%) TDD
3 98 (34.75%) BDD
3 98 (34.75%) DevOps
4 96 (34.04%) MVC
5 91 (32.27%) Continuous Integration
6 66 (23.40%) Configuration Management
7 65 (23.05%) Scrum
7 65 (23.05%) Web Application Development
8 57 (20.21%) Open Source
9 56 (19.86%) Software Engineering
9 56 (19.86%) Web Development
10 55 (19.50%) Test Automation
11 52 (18.44%) Kanban
12 50 (17.73%) OO
13 36 (12.77%) Mentoring
14 33 (11.70%) Multithreading
14 33 (11.70%) SOA
15 32 (11.35%) OOP
16 29 (10.28%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 173 (61.35%) Python
2 113 (40.07%) Java
3 110 (39.01%) C#
4 79 (28.01%) JavaScript
5 56 (19.86%) Bash Shell
6 45 (15.96%) PHP
7 39 (13.83%) Go
8 35 (12.41%) Perl
9 31 (10.99%) SQL
10 27 (9.57%) F#
11 18 (6.38%) C++
12 17 (6.03%) C
13 14 (4.96%) Scala
14 13 (4.61%) Shell Script
15 12 (4.26%) TypeScript
16 11 (3.90%) PowerShell
17 6 (2.13%) Groovy
18 5 (1.77%) Apple Swift
18 5 (1.77%) Clojure
18 5 (1.77%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (8.51%) Degree
2 17 (6.03%) AWS Certification
3 15 (5.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.77%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.42%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.42%) RHCE
5 4 (1.42%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.06%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) CISSP
7 1 (0.35%) GPEN
7 1 (0.35%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.35%) GXPN
7 1 (0.35%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.57%) QA
2 8 (2.84%) GCP
3 7 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.77%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (18.79%) Docker
2 8 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (2.48%) vSphere
3 7 (2.48%) Xen
3 7 (2.48%) XenServer
4 4 (1.42%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 72 (25.53%) Puppet
2 66 (23.40%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (21.99%) Ansible
4 43 (15.25%) Terraform
5 42 (14.89%) Kubernetes
6 27 (9.57%) Kibana
7 26 (9.22%) Packer
8 17 (6.03%) Salt
9 13 (4.61%) Consul
10 12 (4.26%) Graphite
11 8 (2.84%) Grafana
12 7 (2.48%) Docker Swarm
12 7 (2.48%) Nagios
12 7 (2.48%) Opsview
12 7 (2.48%) ZABBIX
13 6 (2.13%) SCCM
14 5 (1.77%) Prometheus
15 3 (1.06%) Cobbler
16 2 (0.71%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 2 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (22.34%) Google
2 26 (9.22%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.61%) Red Hat
4 11 (3.90%) Oracle
4 11 (3.90%) SaltStack
5 7 (2.48%) SAP
6 5 (1.77%) VMware
7 4 (1.42%) Apple
7 4 (1.42%) Blue Prism
7 4 (1.42%) Facebook
7 4 (1.42%) Sony
7 4 (1.42%) Yahoo!
8 2 (0.71%) Capita
8 2 (0.71%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.35%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.35%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.35%) IBM
9 1 (0.35%) Progress
9 1 (0.35%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.35%) Xamarin