Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 80 102
Rank change year-on-year -15 +22 +80
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 236 332 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.25% 4.17% 3.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.71% 7.19% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 170 290 219
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +28.21% -16.13%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -11.11%

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 4,130 4,616 4,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 56.89% 58.04% 57.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3,492 3,938 3,814
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,400 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -2 5 £50,000 -
Altrincham -23 3 £55,000 +29.41%
Sale -11 2 £42,500 -
Salford - 1 £62,500 - 2
Bury - 1 £45,000 -
Ruby
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 155 (65.68%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (65.25%) Python
3 111 (47.03%) Amazon AWS
3 111 (47.03%) DevOps
4 106 (44.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 104 (44.07%) TDD
6 96 (40.68%) Linux
6 96 (40.68%) Puppet
7 92 (38.98%) NoSQL
8 91 (38.56%) Git (software)
9 89 (37.71%) C#
10 88 (37.29%) BDD
11 85 (36.02%) Java
12 82 (34.75%) RESTful
13 80 (33.90%) .NET
13 80 (33.90%) MVC
14 79 (33.47%) Opscode Chef
15 75 (31.78%) Configuration Management
16 74 (31.36%) Continuous Integration
16 74 (31.36%) Docker
16 74 (31.36%) Node.js
17 69 (29.24%) SQL Server
18 68 (28.81%) ASP.NET Web API
18 68 (28.81%) Ansible
19 67 (28.39%) Jenkins
20 64 (27.12%) ASP.NET MVC
20 64 (27.12%) ASP.NET
21 63 (26.69%) Web Application Development
22 61 (25.85%) SQL Server 2016
23 56 (23.73%) 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 18 (7.63%) Apache
2 12 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (3.39%) CloudStack
3 8 (3.39%) OpenStack
4 7 (2.97%) Apache Spark
4 7 (2.97%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (2.97%) JBoss
4 7 (2.97%) nginx
5 6 (2.54%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.12%) Confluence
7 4 (1.69%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.69%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.69%) WildFly
8 3 (1.27%) Jetty
9 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 111 (47.03%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (44.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (15.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 24 (10.17%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (6.78%) IBM Cloud
6 12 (5.08%) GitHub
7 6 (2.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.42%) SaaS
9 1 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.32%) Internet
2 16 (6.78%) Firewall
3 15 (6.36%) VPN
4 12 (5.08%) HTTP
5 7 (2.97%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.69%) DNS
6 4 (1.69%) SSL
7 2 (0.85%) SAN
8 1 (0.42%) AMQP
8 1 (0.42%) LAN
8 1 (0.42%) NAS
8 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (38.98%) NoSQL
2 69 (29.24%) SQL Server
3 61 (25.85%) SQL Server 2016
4 28 (11.86%) MongoDB
5 19 (8.05%) MySQL
6 13 (5.51%) Big Data
7 12 (5.08%) Hadoop
8 11 (4.66%) Neo4j
9 8 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (2.97%) Apache Hive
10 7 (2.97%) Redis
11 6 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (2.54%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.27%) HBase
13 2 (0.85%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.85%) Riak
13 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
14 1 (0.42%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 91 (38.56%) Git (software)
2 67 (28.39%) Jenkins
3 46 (19.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 23 (9.75%) JIRA
4 23 (9.75%) Selenium
4 23 (9.75%) TeamCity
5 20 (8.47%) Hudson
6 19 (8.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 19 (8.05%) Travis CI
7 17 (7.20%) Vagrant
8 12 (5.08%) Cucumber
8 12 (5.08%) Subversion
8 12 (5.08%) WebDriver
9 11 (4.66%) GitLab
9 11 (4.66%) SoapUI
10 10 (4.24%) Maven
11 8 (3.39%) JMeter
12 4 (1.69%) LoadRunner
12 4 (1.69%) MSBuild
12 4 (1.69%) WATIR
General
1 19 (8.05%) Games
2 12 (5.08%) Finance
3 6 (2.54%) Marketing
4 5 (2.12%) Back Office
5 4 (1.69%) Banking
5 4 (1.69%) Retail
6 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Automotive
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 113 (47.88%) Developer
2 68 (28.81%) .NET Developer
3 57 (24.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (11.02%) Junior
4 26 (11.02%) Junior Developer
5 25 (10.59%) AWS DevOps
5 25 (10.59%) Java Developer
6 23 (9.75%) Linux Engineer
7 22 (9.32%) Internet Developer
8 20 (8.47%) Social Media Developer
9 19 (8.05%) AWS Engineer
9 19 (8.05%) Graduate
9 19 (8.05%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 19 (8.05%) Graduate Developer
9 19 (8.05%) Junior .NET Developer
9 19 (8.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 18 (7.63%) Senior DevOps
10 18 (7.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 15 (6.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 15 (6.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (34.75%) RESTful
2 80 (33.90%) .NET
3 74 (31.36%) Node.js
4 68 (28.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 64 (27.12%) ASP.NET
5 64 (27.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 43 (18.22%) .NET Core
7 41 (17.37%) WCF
8 30 (12.71%) HTML
9 28 (11.86%) CSS
10 26 (11.02%) .NET Framework
11 23 (9.75%) Elastic Stack
12 22 (9.32%) Entity Framework
12 22 (9.32%) Spring
13 21 (8.90%) AngularJS
14 19 (8.05%) HTML5
14 19 (8.05%) Sensu
15 17 (7.20%) CSS3
15 17 (7.20%) Web Services
16 16 (6.78%) React
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.56%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (8.90%) Public Cloud
3 20 (8.47%) BBC
3 20 (8.47%) Social Media
4 15 (6.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 14 (5.93%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.12%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.69%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.69%) Robotics
7 4 (1.69%) User Experience
8 3 (1.27%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.85%) Social Network
10 1 (0.42%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 96 (40.68%) Linux
2 18 (7.63%) CentOS
2 18 (7.63%) Ubuntu
2 18 (7.63%) Unix
3 12 (5.08%) Windows
4 7 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.54%) Android
5 6 (2.54%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.27%) Debian
8 2 (0.85%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (65.68%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (47.03%) DevOps
3 104 (44.07%) TDD
4 88 (37.29%) BDD
5 80 (33.90%) MVC
6 75 (31.78%) Configuration Management
7 74 (31.36%) Continuous Integration
8 63 (26.69%) Web Application Development
9 45 (19.07%) Open Source
10 42 (17.80%) Scrum
11 38 (16.10%) OO
12 33 (13.98%) Microservices
12 33 (13.98%) Test Automation
13 26 (11.02%) Continuous Deployment
14 23 (9.75%) High Availability
14 23 (9.75%) Load Balancing
15 22 (9.32%) Deployment Automation
16 21 (8.90%) Software Engineering
17 17 (7.20%) IT Strategy
17 17 (7.20%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 154 (65.25%) Python
2 89 (37.71%) C#
3 85 (36.02%) Java
4 51 (21.61%) Bash Shell
5 35 (14.83%) JavaScript
6 29 (12.29%) SQL
7 28 (11.86%) Go
8 22 (9.32%) Perl
9 13 (5.51%) C
10 12 (5.08%) PowerShell
10 12 (5.08%) Scala
11 11 (4.66%) PHP
12 9 (3.81%) C++
12 9 (3.81%) Groovy
13 6 (2.54%) F#
13 6 (2.54%) Java 8
13 6 (2.54%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.69%) Bourne shell
14 4 (1.69%) Korn
15 3 (1.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 38 (16.10%) Degree
2 16 (6.78%) AWS Certification
3 7 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.12%) RHCE
4 5 (2.12%) RHCSA
5 2 (0.85%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.42%) CISSP
6 1 (0.42%) GPEN
6 1 (0.42%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.42%) GXPN
6 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.42%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.71%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (31.36%) Docker
2 9 (3.81%) vSphere
3 8 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (3.39%) Xen
3 8 (3.39%) XenServer
4 7 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.69%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 96 (40.68%) Puppet
2 79 (33.47%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (28.81%) Ansible
4 56 (23.73%) Kubernetes
5 50 (21.19%) Terraform
6 37 (15.68%) Graphite
7 23 (9.75%) Prometheus
8 20 (8.47%) Grafana
9 19 (8.05%) Consul
9 19 (8.05%) Packer
10 18 (7.63%) Docker Swarm
11 17 (7.20%) Salt
12 14 (5.93%) Nagios
12 14 (5.93%) Opsview
12 14 (5.93%) ZABBIX
13 6 (2.54%) Kibana
14 5 (2.12%) Cobbler
14 5 (2.12%) SCCM
15 3 (1.27%) Tivoli
16 2 (0.85%) Rancher
Vendors
1 48 (20.34%) Google
2 20 (8.47%) Apple
2 20 (8.47%) Facebook
2 20 (8.47%) Sony
2 20 (8.47%) Yahoo!
3 17 (7.20%) Oracle
4 15 (6.36%) Microsoft
5 14 (5.93%) VMware
6 10 (4.24%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.69%) Blue Prism
8 3 (1.27%) EnterpriseDB
8 3 (1.27%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.85%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.42%) IBM
10 1 (0.42%) Progress
10 1 (0.42%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.42%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.42%) Zend