Period
to 17 September 2021

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 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 104 92 116
Rank change year-on-year -12 +24 -34
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 144 68 173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.69% 2.54% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.45% 4.08% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 119 50 145
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £53,750 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.63% +2.38% +5.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,050 £73,250
North West median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% +10.53%

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 2,644 1,665 3,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 49.39% 62.13% 51.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,131 1,494 2,720
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% +4.44%
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Manchester

Ruby
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ruby in Manchester.

Salary trend for Ruby in Manchester

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ruby in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

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 September 2021. 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
Salford - 5 - -
Ruby
North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, 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.

1 113 (78.47%) Python
2 111 (77.08%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (69.44%) DevOps
4 95 (65.97%) AWS
5 94 (65.28%) Kubernetes
6 91 (63.19%) Terraform
7 86 (59.72%) Go
8 79 (54.86%) Docker
9 75 (52.08%) JavaScript
10 65 (45.14%) Azure
11 62 (43.06%) Java
12 61 (42.36%) C#
13 59 (40.97%) Puppet
14 57 (39.58%) Configuration Management
15 51 (35.42%) React
15 51 (35.42%) Infrastructure as Code
16 49 (34.03%) AWS CloudFormation
16 49 (34.03%) Opscode Chef
17 46 (31.94%) Software Engineering
18 45 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
19 42 (29.17%) SaltStack
19 42 (29.17%) MySQL
20 40 (27.78%) Pulumi
21 37 (25.69%) GCP
22 35 (24.31%) Linux
22 35 (24.31%) TDD
23 34 (23.61%) OOP
24 32 (22.22%) PHP
25 31 (21.53%) C++
25 31 (21.53%) Bash Shell

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 3 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.69%) Apache
2 1 (0.69%) IIS
2 1 (0.69%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 95 (65.97%) AWS
2 65 (45.14%) Azure
3 49 (34.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 40 (27.78%) Pulumi
5 37 (25.69%) GCP
6 21 (14.58%) Amazon EKS
6 21 (14.58%) Datadog
7 19 (13.19%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 9 (6.25%) Serverless
9 7 (4.86%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (2.78%) PaaS
11 4 (2.78%) SaaS
12 3 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (2.08%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (2.08%) IaaS
12 3 (2.08%) Slack
12 3 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (29.17%) MySQL
2 28 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (15.28%) MongoDB
4 19 (13.19%) Azure SQL Database
4 19 (13.19%) MariaDB
4 19 (13.19%) Redis
5 13 (9.03%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.39%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (1.39%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 19 (13.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.17%) GitLab
4 5 (3.47%) Selenium
5 4 (2.78%) Cypress.io
6 3 (2.08%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.39%) RSpec
8 1 (0.69%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (12.50%) Social Skills
2 9 (6.25%) Public Sector
3 5 (3.47%) Finance
3 5 (3.47%) Retail
4 3 (2.08%) Legal
4 3 (2.08%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Local Government
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (45.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (23.61%) Software Engineer
3 28 (19.44%) AWS Engineer
4 26 (18.06%) AWS DevOps
4 26 (18.06%) Developer
5 24 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 23 (15.97%) Azure DevOps
6 23 (15.97%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 23 (15.97%) Azure Engineer
7 15 (10.42%) Ruby Developer
8 14 (9.72%) Platform Engineer
9 13 (9.03%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.86%) PHP Developer
10 7 (4.86%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 6 (4.17%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.17%) Senior Ruby Developer
12 5 (3.47%) Senior DevOps
12 5 (3.47%) Senior Software Engineer
13 4 (2.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 3 (2.08%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (35.42%) React
2 29 (20.14%) AngularJS
3 26 (18.06%) Ruby on Rails
4 24 (16.67%) Vue.js
5 19 (13.19%) ARM Templates
6 18 (12.50%) Node.js
7 12 (8.33%) .NET
8 11 (7.64%) Ember.js
9 5 (3.47%) React Native
10 4 (2.78%) GraphQL
10 4 (2.78%) Puppeteer
10 4 (2.78%) Redux
11 3 (2.08%) .NET Core
11 3 (2.08%) Backbone.js
11 3 (2.08%) CSS
11 3 (2.08%) Next.js
12 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET
12 2 (1.39%) Django
12 2 (1.39%) HTML
12 2 (1.39%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.58%) Enterprise Cloud
2 19 (13.19%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.47%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.08%) SCADA
6 1 (0.69%) Blog
6 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (24.31%) Linux
2 12 (8.33%) Windows
3 4 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.39%) CentOS
5 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (77.08%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (69.44%) DevOps
3 57 (39.58%) Configuration Management
4 51 (35.42%) Infrastructure as Code
5 46 (31.94%) Software Engineering
6 45 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (24.31%) TDD
8 34 (23.61%) OOP
9 27 (18.75%) Unit Testing
10 26 (18.06%) SOLID
11 25 (17.36%) Deployment Automation
12 23 (15.97%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 19 (13.19%) Analytics
13 19 (13.19%) Scrum
13 19 (13.19%) Web Application Development
14 17 (11.81%) Kanban
15 16 (11.11%) OO
16 14 (9.72%) Mentoring
16 14 (9.72%) Open Source
17 13 (9.03%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 113 (78.47%) Python
2 86 (59.72%) Go
3 75 (52.08%) JavaScript
4 62 (43.06%) Java
5 61 (42.36%) C#
6 32 (22.22%) PHP
7 31 (21.53%) Bash Shell
7 31 (21.53%) C++
8 30 (20.83%) Scala
9 29 (20.14%) SQL
10 28 (19.44%) Kotlin
10 28 (19.44%) TypeScript
11 23 (15.97%) PowerShell
12 20 (13.89%) Groovy
13 5 (3.47%) Shell Script
14 3 (2.08%) C
14 3 (2.08%) ES6
15 2 (1.39%) Apple Swift
15 2 (1.39%) Dart
15 2 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (19.44%) AWS Certification
2 10 (6.94%) SC Cleared
2 10 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.39%) RHCE
3 2 (1.39%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.94%) QA
System Software
1 79 (54.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 94 (65.28%) Kubernetes
2 91 (63.19%) Terraform
3 59 (40.97%) Puppet
4 49 (34.03%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (20.14%) Ansible
6 27 (18.75%) Grafana
6 27 (18.75%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.39%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.39%) Consul
7 2 (1.39%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (1.39%) Graphite
7 2 (1.39%) Packer
8 1 (0.69%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 42 (29.17%) SaltStack
2 19 (13.19%) New Relic
3 13 (9.03%) Oracle
4 5 (3.47%) Google
4 5 (3.47%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.78%) Splunk
6 2 (1.39%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.69%) YouTube