Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 117 126 116
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10 -50
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 81 100 165
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.19% 2.04% 2.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.89% 3.61% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 78 94 135
10th Percentile £44,625 £40,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,938 £62,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,550 £72,500
North West median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

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 2,080 2,768 3,366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 56.32% 56.58% 54.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,840 2,247 2,790
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 12 April 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 12 April 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
Wigan - 1 £47,500 -
Ruby
North West

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 64 (79.01%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (77.78%) Python
3 51 (62.96%) DevOps
4 49 (60.49%) AWS
5 44 (54.32%) C#
6 42 (51.85%) Kubernetes
7 41 (50.62%) Software Engineering
8 39 (48.15%) Java
8 39 (48.15%) JavaScript
8 39 (48.15%) Go
9 38 (46.91%) Docker
9 38 (46.91%) Terraform
10 34 (41.98%) AWS CloudFormation
11 30 (37.04%) Azure
12 26 (32.10%) TDD
13 25 (30.86%) AngularJS
13 25 (30.86%) Vue.js
14 23 (28.40%) GCP
15 22 (27.16%) Ruby on Rails
16 21 (25.93%) C++
17 20 (24.69%) Unit Testing
18 19 (23.46%) Scala
18 19 (23.46%) OOP
18 19 (23.46%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
18 19 (23.46%) Kotlin
18 19 (23.46%) SOLID
19 18 (22.22%) Linux
20 15 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
20 15 (18.52%) E-Commerce
20 15 (18.52%) PHP

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 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.23%) Apache
2 1 (1.23%) Confluence
2 1 (1.23%) IIS
2 1 (1.23%) nginx
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Magento
1 1 (1.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 49 (60.49%) AWS
2 34 (41.98%) AWS CloudFormation
3 30 (37.04%) Azure
4 23 (28.40%) GCP
5 11 (13.58%) Pulumi
6 9 (11.11%) Amazon EKS
7 8 (9.88%) Serverless
8 5 (6.17%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (6.17%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (2.47%) Datadog
10 2 (2.47%) GitHub
10 2 (2.47%) Heroku
11 1 (1.23%) IaaS
11 1 (1.23%) SaaS
11 1 (1.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) MySQL
2 10 (12.35%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.47%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (2.47%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.47%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (2.47%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.47%) Redis
4 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.70%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.70%) Selenium
3 2 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.47%) GitLab
3 2 (2.47%) RSpec
3 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.23%) JIRA
4 1 (1.23%) minitest
4 1 (1.23%) Postman
4 1 (1.23%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.23%) Storybook
General
1 6 (7.41%) Retail
2 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.47%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Law
3 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 25 (30.86%) Developer
3 17 (20.99%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (18.52%) Ruby Developer
4 15 (18.52%) Senior Developer
5 13 (16.05%) AWS DevOps
5 13 (16.05%) Senior Software Engineer
6 12 (14.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 12 (14.81%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (14.81%) Senior Software Developer
7 10 (12.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 10 (12.35%) Senior Ruby Developer
8 9 (11.11%) Software Developer
9 7 (8.64%) Ruby Engineer
9 7 (8.64%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 7 (8.64%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
10 5 (6.17%) C# Developer
10 5 (6.17%) PHP Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Senior C# Developer
11 4 (4.94%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.86%) AngularJS
1 25 (30.86%) Vue.js
2 22 (27.16%) Ruby on Rails
3 10 (12.35%) Node.js
4 7 (8.64%) HTML
4 7 (8.64%) React
5 6 (7.41%) CSS
5 6 (7.41%) React Native
6 4 (4.94%) Angular 2
7 3 (3.70%) Ember.js
7 3 (3.70%) Redux
8 2 (2.47%) .NET
8 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.47%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (2.47%) JSON
8 2 (2.47%) Laravel
8 2 (2.47%) XML
9 1 (1.23%) Django
9 1 (1.23%) jQuery
9 1 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Enterprise Cloud
2 8 (9.88%) Algorithms
3 6 (7.41%) User Experience
4 4 (4.94%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.70%) CentOS
4 2 (2.47%) Windows
5 1 (1.23%) Android
5 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (79.01%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (62.96%) DevOps
3 41 (50.62%) Software Engineering
4 26 (32.10%) TDD
5 20 (24.69%) Unit Testing
6 19 (23.46%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 19 (23.46%) OOP
6 19 (23.46%) SOLID
7 15 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (18.52%) E-Commerce
8 14 (17.28%) Configuration Management
8 14 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (14.81%) Infrastructure as Code
10 11 (13.58%) Deployment Automation
11 8 (9.88%) Machine Learning
11 8 (9.88%) Personalization
12 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
13 5 (6.17%) B2B
13 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 63 (77.78%) Python
2 44 (54.32%) C#
3 39 (48.15%) Go
3 39 (48.15%) Java
3 39 (48.15%) JavaScript
4 21 (25.93%) C++
5 19 (23.46%) Kotlin
5 19 (23.46%) Scala
6 15 (18.52%) PHP
7 11 (13.58%) SQL
8 6 (7.41%) Bash Shell
9 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.94%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.47%) Groovy
11 2 (2.47%) VBScript
12 1 (1.23%) ES6
12 1 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) AWS Certification
2 4 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (4.94%) Degree
3 2 (2.47%) RHCE
3 2 (2.47%) RHCSA
3 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 38 (46.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 42 (51.85%) Kubernetes
2 38 (46.91%) Terraform
3 14 (17.28%) Puppet
4 12 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (12.35%) Ansible
6 5 (6.17%) Grafana
6 5 (6.17%) Prometheus
7 2 (2.47%) Consul
7 2 (2.47%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (2.47%) Graphite
7 2 (2.47%) Packer
8 1 (1.23%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) SaltStack
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle
3 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.47%) Instagram
4 2 (2.47%) New Relic
5 1 (1.23%) Google
5 1 (1.23%) HubSpot
5 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.23%) Splunk