Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 62 74
Rank change year-on-year -48 +12 +77
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 205 368 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.02% 4.92% 4.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.42% 8.33% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 152 332 284
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% -15.79%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -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 3,781 4,416 4,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 55.77% 59.04% 59.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3,230 3,734 3,891
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 -15 4 £48,750 -2.50%
Cheadle +2 1 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Salford - 1 £50,000 - 1
Ruby
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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.

1 127 (61.95%) Python
2 119 (58.05%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (44.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 91 (44.39%) C#
5 89 (43.41%) Git (software)
6 86 (41.95%) TDD
6 86 (41.95%) DevOps
7 85 (41.46%) NoSQL
8 83 (40.49%) BDD
9 81 (39.51%) Amazon AWS
10 80 (39.02%) Linux
11 78 (38.05%) Node.js
12 74 (36.10%) RESTful
12 74 (36.10%) Java
13 71 (34.63%) Puppet
14 70 (34.15%) .NET
14 70 (34.15%) MVC
15 69 (33.66%) SQL Server
16 67 (32.68%) Docker
17 65 (31.71%) Web Application Development
18 62 (30.24%) ASP.NET Web API
18 62 (30.24%) Configuration Management
19 61 (29.76%) Continuous Integration
20 60 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
20 60 (29.27%) ASP.NET
20 60 (29.27%) SQL Server 2016
21 59 (28.78%) Kubernetes
22 58 (28.29%) Opscode Chef
23 51 (24.88%) .NET Core
24 49 (23.90%) Jenkins

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 10 (4.88%) Apache
2 7 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (2.44%) WildFly
4 4 (1.95%) Confluence
4 4 (1.95%) JBoss
4 4 (1.95%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.46%) CloudStack
5 3 (1.46%) nginx
5 3 (1.46%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.98%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.98%) Jetty
6 2 (0.98%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Magento
1 1 (0.49%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 92 (44.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (39.51%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (21.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 28 (13.66%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (7.80%) IBM Cloud
6 8 (3.90%) GitHub
7 5 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (2.44%) Serverless
8 3 (1.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.98%) Amazon Alexa
9 2 (0.98%) Dialogflow
9 2 (0.98%) Wit.ai
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.17%) Internet
2 11 (5.37%) Firewall
3 10 (4.88%) VPN
4 5 (2.44%) HTTP
5 3 (1.46%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.49%) LAN
6 1 (0.49%) SAN
6 1 (0.49%) SSL
6 1 (0.49%) VLAN
6 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (41.46%) NoSQL
2 69 (33.66%) SQL Server
3 60 (29.27%) SQL Server 2016
4 22 (10.73%) MongoDB
5 19 (9.27%) MySQL
6 14 (6.83%) Big Data
7 12 (5.85%) Neo4j
8 11 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (4.39%) Redis
10 8 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (3.90%) Hadoop
10 8 (3.90%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.44%) Apache Hive
11 5 (2.44%) HBase
12 3 (1.46%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.49%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 89 (43.41%) Git (software)
2 49 (23.90%) Jenkins
3 35 (17.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 18 (8.78%) JIRA
5 17 (8.29%) Selenium
5 17 (8.29%) Travis CI
6 12 (5.85%) TeamCity
7 11 (5.37%) Vagrant
7 11 (5.37%) WebDriver
8 10 (4.88%) Hudson
8 10 (4.88%) Maven
8 10 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (4.88%) SoapUI
8 10 (4.88%) Subversion
9 8 (3.90%) GitLab
10 7 (3.41%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.44%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.95%) JMeter
13 2 (0.98%) JUnit
13 2 (0.98%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (4.88%) Finance
1 10 (4.88%) Publishing
2 8 (3.90%) Games
3 4 (1.95%) Marketing
4 3 (1.46%) Retail
5 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 104 (50.73%) Developer
2 62 (30.24%) .NET Developer
3 45 (21.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (13.17%) Internet Developer
5 24 (11.71%) Social Media Developer
6 22 (10.73%) AWS DevOps
7 20 (9.76%) Linux Engineer
8 19 (9.27%) Senior DevOps
8 19 (9.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 18 (8.78%) Java Developer
10 16 (7.80%) AWS Engineer
11 15 (7.32%) Trainer
12 14 (6.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 14 (6.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 14 (6.83%) Software Engineer
13 13 (6.34%) Junior
13 13 (6.34%) Junior Developer
13 13 (6.34%) Test Engineer
14 12 (5.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 12 (5.85%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (38.05%) Node.js
2 74 (36.10%) RESTful
3 70 (34.15%) .NET
4 62 (30.24%) ASP.NET Web API
5 60 (29.27%) ASP.NET
5 60 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 51 (24.88%) .NET Core
7 33 (16.10%) WCF
8 21 (10.24%) Spring
9 20 (9.76%) Elastic Stack
10 19 (9.27%) CSS
10 19 (9.27%) HTML
11 17 (8.29%) Sensu
12 13 (6.34%) .NET Framework
12 13 (6.34%) CSS3
12 13 (6.34%) HTML5
13 12 (5.85%) AngularJS
13 12 (5.85%) Web Services
14 9 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 9 (4.39%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.49%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (11.71%) BBC
2 24 (11.71%) Social Media
3 17 (8.29%) Public Cloud
4 10 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.95%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.98%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (0.98%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.49%) Fintech
8 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 80 (39.02%) Linux
2 23 (11.22%) Ubuntu
3 20 (9.76%) CentOS
4 17 (8.29%) Unix
5 6 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.95%) Windows
7 3 (1.46%) Amazon Linux
7 3 (1.46%) Debian
8 2 (0.98%) Android
8 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (58.05%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (41.95%) DevOps
2 86 (41.95%) TDD
3 83 (40.49%) BDD
4 70 (34.15%) MVC
5 65 (31.71%) Web Application Development
6 62 (30.24%) Configuration Management
7 61 (29.76%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (20.00%) OO
9 38 (18.54%) Open Source
10 30 (14.63%) Microservices
11 29 (14.15%) Scrum
12 26 (12.68%) Test Automation
13 24 (11.71%) Software Engineering
14 17 (8.29%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (8.29%) Test Scripting
15 16 (7.80%) Continuous Deployment
15 16 (7.80%) High Availability
16 15 (7.32%) IT Strategy
16 15 (7.32%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (61.95%) Python
2 91 (44.39%) C#
3 74 (36.10%) Java
4 49 (23.90%) Bash Shell
5 35 (17.07%) JavaScript
6 20 (9.76%) Perl
7 18 (8.78%) Go
7 18 (8.78%) SQL
8 16 (7.80%) PHP
9 15 (7.32%) C++
10 12 (5.85%) Apple Swift
10 12 (5.85%) Groovy
10 12 (5.85%) Scala
11 11 (5.37%) C
12 10 (4.88%) ES6
12 10 (4.88%) Kotlin
12 10 (4.88%) Objective-C
12 10 (4.88%) TypeScript
13 6 (2.93%) Java 8
14 4 (1.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (14.15%) Degree
2 16 (7.80%) AWS Certification
3 4 (1.95%) RHCE
3 4 (1.95%) RHCSA
4 3 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.98%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.49%) CISSP
6 1 (0.49%) GPEN
6 1 (0.49%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.49%) GXPN
6 1 (0.49%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (18.54%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (32.68%) Docker
2 6 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.44%) HDFS
4 4 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.46%) vSphere
6 2 (0.98%) Xen
6 2 (0.98%) XenServer
7 1 (0.49%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 71 (34.63%) Puppet
2 59 (28.78%) Kubernetes
3 58 (28.29%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (22.44%) Ansible
5 40 (19.51%) Terraform
6 31 (15.12%) Graphite
7 20 (9.76%) Prometheus
8 15 (7.32%) Consul
8 15 (7.32%) Grafana
8 15 (7.32%) Packer
9 14 (6.83%) Docker Swarm
10 11 (5.37%) Salt
10 11 (5.37%) ZABBIX
11 10 (4.88%) Nagios
11 10 (4.88%) Opsview
12 3 (1.46%) Cobbler
12 3 (1.46%) Rancher
13 2 (0.98%) Tivoli
14 1 (0.49%) Graylog
14 1 (0.49%) Nessus
Vendors
1 36 (17.56%) Google
2 26 (12.68%) Apple
2 26 (12.68%) Facebook
3 24 (11.71%) Sony
3 24 (11.71%) Yahoo!
4 11 (5.37%) Oracle
5 9 (4.39%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.39%) VMware
6 7 (3.41%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.95%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.98%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.98%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (0.98%) IBM
9 1 (0.49%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.49%) Zend