Period
to 15 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > North of England
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 127 171 119
Rank change year-on-year +44 -52 -44
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 204 274 508
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 2.17% 1.69% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.95% 3.35% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 207 279 456
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £45,000 £36,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £74,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 the North of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,162 8,191 10,115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 54.95% 50.38% 52.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4,569 6,800 8,508
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,964 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in the North of England

Ruby
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ruby in the North of England.

Salary trend for Ruby in the North of England

Ruby
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ruby in the North of England over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Ruby in the North of England

Ruby
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the North of England region over the 6 months to 15 January 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
Yorkshire +50 118 £60,000 +9.09% 18
North West +29 78 £57,500 +15.00% 29
North East +14 8 £48,750 +30.87% 6
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 North of England region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 176 (86.27%) Python
2 167 (81.86%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (79.90%) DevOps
4 143 (70.10%) Docker
5 142 (69.61%) Kubernetes
6 139 (68.14%) Go
7 138 (67.65%) Terraform
8 120 (58.82%) AWS
9 103 (50.49%) Java
10 101 (49.51%) C#
11 95 (46.57%) JavaScript
12 94 (46.08%) Puppet
13 92 (45.10%) Configuration Management
14 90 (44.12%) Azure
15 89 (43.63%) Opscode Chef
15 89 (43.63%) Infrastructure as Code
16 88 (43.14%) AWS CloudFormation
17 81 (39.71%) SaltStack
17 81 (39.71%) Pulumi
18 80 (39.22%) Problem-Solving
19 72 (35.29%) Linux
20 71 (34.80%) Software Engineering
21 61 (29.90%) Jenkins
22 53 (25.98%) Deployment Automation
23 52 (25.49%) AWS Certification
24 50 (24.51%) Bash Shell
25 47 (23.04%) Amazon EKS
25 47 (23.04%) Enterprise Cloud
25 47 (23.04%) SQL
25 47 (23.04%) TDD

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 (0.98%) Apache
1 2 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (0.98%) IIS
1 2 (0.98%) nginx
1 2 (0.98%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.49%) Confluence
2 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Magento
1 1 (0.49%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 120 (58.82%) AWS
2 90 (44.12%) Azure
3 88 (43.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 81 (39.71%) Pulumi
5 47 (23.04%) Amazon EKS
6 42 (20.59%) GCP
7 34 (16.67%) Datadog
8 10 (4.90%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (4.41%) GitHub
9 9 (4.41%) Serverless
10 8 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (2.45%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (2.45%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (2.45%) SaaS
12 3 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.98%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.98%) Route 53
14 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.49%) Heroku
14 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.47%) DNS
2 2 (0.98%) Firewall
2 2 (0.98%) RTP
3 1 (0.49%) DHCP
3 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (22.06%) MySQL
2 40 (19.61%) PostgreSQL
3 36 (17.65%) Redis
4 34 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 34 (16.67%) Cosmos DB
4 34 (16.67%) MariaDB
4 34 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 13 (6.37%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 61 (29.90%) Jenkins
2 34 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (9.31%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (4.90%) GitLab
6 8 (3.92%) Selenium
7 5 (2.45%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.45%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.96%) Gradle
8 4 (1.96%) Hudson
8 4 (1.96%) Maven
8 4 (1.96%) Subversion
8 4 (1.96%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.98%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.98%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.49%) JIRA
10 1 (0.49%) Postman
10 1 (0.49%) Selenium IDE
General
1 9 (4.41%) Public Sector
2 8 (3.92%) Finance
2 8 (3.92%) Games
3 4 (1.96%) Marketing
4 3 (1.47%) Law
4 3 (1.47%) Retail
5 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 112 (54.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 53 (25.98%) Software Engineer
3 52 (25.49%) AWS Engineer
4 50 (24.51%) AWS DevOps
4 50 (24.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 40 (19.61%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 40 (19.61%) Azure Engineer
6 34 (16.67%) Azure DevOps
7 23 (11.27%) Developer
8 16 (7.84%) Platform Engineer
9 11 (5.39%) Ruby Developer
10 10 (4.90%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.90%) Senior Software Engineer
11 7 (3.43%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.94%) Senior Software Developer
13 5 (2.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 5 (2.45%) Ruby Engineer
14 4 (1.96%) Build Engineer
14 4 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails Developer
14 4 (1.96%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (22.06%) AngularJS
2 42 (20.59%) Vue.js
3 20 (9.80%) Ruby on Rails
4 15 (7.35%) Node.js
5 13 (6.37%) Elastic Stack
6 11 (5.39%) HTML
7 10 (4.90%) CSS
8 8 (3.92%) React
8 8 (3.92%) Web Services
9 6 (2.94%) .NET
10 5 (2.45%) YAML
11 4 (1.96%) Angular 2
11 4 (1.96%) Redux
12 3 (1.47%) Ember.js
12 3 (1.47%) jQuery
12 3 (1.47%) React Native
13 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (0.98%) Express
13 2 (0.98%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (23.04%) Enterprise Cloud
2 34 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (2.94%) Cloud Native
4 5 (2.45%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.45%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.45%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.98%) User Experience
7 2 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 72 (35.29%) Linux
2 11 (5.39%) Windows
3 10 (4.90%) CentOS
4 9 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.96%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.47%) Unix
7 1 (0.49%) Debian
7 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (81.86%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (79.90%) DevOps
3 92 (45.10%) Configuration Management
4 89 (43.63%) Infrastructure as Code
5 80 (39.22%) Problem-Solving
6 71 (34.80%) Software Engineering
7 53 (25.98%) Deployment Automation
8 47 (23.04%) TDD
9 39 (19.12%) OOP
10 38 (18.63%) Unit Testing
11 37 (18.14%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 37 (18.14%) SOLID
12 34 (16.67%) Analytics
12 34 (16.67%) Web Application Development
13 20 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
13 20 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (8.82%) Test Automation
15 17 (8.33%) E-Commerce
16 14 (6.86%) High Availability
17 13 (6.37%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 176 (86.27%) Python
2 139 (68.14%) Go
3 103 (50.49%) Java
4 101 (49.51%) C#
5 95 (46.57%) JavaScript
6 50 (24.51%) Bash Shell
7 47 (23.04%) SQL
8 43 (21.08%) C++
9 42 (20.59%) PHP
10 41 (20.10%) PowerShell
11 40 (19.61%) TypeScript
12 39 (19.12%) Kotlin
13 38 (18.63%) Scala
14 35 (17.16%) Groovy
15 7 (3.43%) Perl
16 4 (1.96%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.96%) VBScript
17 3 (1.47%) ES6
18 2 (0.98%) Elixir
19 1 (0.49%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 52 (25.49%) AWS Certification
2 5 (2.45%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.98%) Degree
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.45%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 143 (70.10%) Docker
2 2 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 142 (69.61%) Kubernetes
2 138 (67.65%) Terraform
3 94 (46.08%) Puppet
4 89 (43.63%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (22.06%) Grafana
5 45 (22.06%) Prometheus
6 38 (18.63%) Ansible
7 8 (3.92%) Graphite
8 5 (2.45%) Consul
8 5 (2.45%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (2.45%) Packer
9 4 (1.96%) Nagios
9 4 (1.96%) SCCM
10 2 (0.98%) Graylog
10 2 (0.98%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 81 (39.71%) SaltStack
2 34 (16.67%) New Relic
3 6 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.96%) Apple
4 4 (1.96%) Perforce
4 4 (1.96%) Sony
5 3 (1.47%) Google
6 2 (0.98%) SAP
6 2 (0.98%) Splunk
7 1 (0.49%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.49%) Instagram
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle
7 1 (0.49%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.49%) VMware