Period
to 15 July 2020

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 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > North of England
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 151 162 97
Rank change year-on-year +11 -65 -9
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 189 456 770
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.84% 2.34% 3.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.37% 4.61% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 166 398 726
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

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 5,609 9,883 13,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 54.67% 50.71% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4,811 7,665 11,259
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,000 £64,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 July 2020.

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 July 2020. 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
North West +25 106 £55,000 +6.80% 17
Yorkshire +25 78 £55,000 +22.22% 5
North East -4 5 £36,250 -19.44% 3
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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.

1 142 (75.13%) Python
2 102 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (48.15%) DevOps
4 82 (43.39%) Java
5 73 (38.62%) Linux
6 69 (36.51%) AWS
7 67 (35.45%) Continuous Integration
8 61 (32.28%) Bash Shell
9 60 (31.75%) JavaScript
10 54 (28.57%) Configuration Management
11 53 (28.04%) Software Engineering
12 51 (26.98%) SQL
13 49 (25.93%) Docker
14 46 (24.34%) Jenkins
14 46 (24.34%) Puppet
15 44 (23.28%) Opscode Chef
15 44 (23.28%) Open Source
15 44 (23.28%) Git (software)
16 42 (22.22%) Terraform
17 41 (21.69%) Kubernetes
18 40 (21.16%) Azure
19 37 (19.58%) Scrum
19 37 (19.58%) Ansible
20 36 (19.05%) Shell Script
21 34 (17.99%) Go
21 34 (17.99%) Test Automation
22 33 (17.46%) C#
23 32 (16.93%) PHP
23 32 (16.93%) TDD
24 29 (15.34%) Ruby on Rails

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 15 (7.94%) Apache
2 8 (4.23%) nginx
2 8 (4.23%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.12%) Drupal
4 4 (2.12%) SilverStripe
4 4 (2.12%) WordPress
5 3 (1.59%) SAS
6 2 (1.06%) Confluence
6 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 69 (36.51%) AWS
2 40 (21.16%) Azure
3 12 (6.35%) AWS Lambda
3 12 (6.35%) Serverless
4 11 (5.82%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (5.82%) GitHub
4 11 (5.82%) SaaS
5 10 (5.29%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (4.76%) Amazon S3
7 8 (4.23%) Amazon ECS
8 6 (3.17%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (3.17%) AWS Fargate
8 6 (3.17%) OpenShift
9 4 (2.12%) GCP
9 4 (2.12%) Route 53
10 3 (1.59%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (1.59%) AWS CodePipeline
10 3 (1.59%) AWS Step Functions
11 2 (1.06%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.70%) HTTP
1 7 (3.70%) Internet
2 6 (3.17%) DNS
3 5 (2.65%) Firewall
4 3 (1.59%) SSL
4 3 (1.59%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.06%) RTP
5 2 (1.06%) Skype
6 1 (0.53%) DHCP
6 1 (0.53%) SMTP
6 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.53%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.05%) NoSQL
2 18 (9.52%) MySQL
3 13 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (3.17%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.12%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.06%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.53%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.53%) DB2
10 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.53%) OLAP
10 1 (0.53%) OLTP
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.53%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.53%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 46 (24.34%) Jenkins
2 44 (23.28%) Git (software)
3 25 (13.23%) Selenium
4 17 (8.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (8.99%) GitLab
5 12 (6.35%) Cucumber
6 9 (4.76%) SoapUI
7 8 (4.23%) WebDriver
8 6 (3.17%) JIRA
8 6 (3.17%) Maven
9 5 (2.65%) Gatling
9 5 (2.65%) JMeter
9 5 (2.65%) Mocha
10 4 (2.12%) Appium
10 4 (2.12%) Buildbot
10 4 (2.12%) GoCD
10 4 (2.12%) NeoLoad
10 4 (2.12%) PHPUnit
10 4 (2.12%) Ranorex
10 4 (2.12%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (14.29%) Finance
2 15 (7.94%) Public Sector
3 10 (5.29%) Banking
3 10 (5.29%) Marketing
4 7 (3.70%) Games
5 5 (2.65%) Retail
6 4 (2.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 57 (30.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 56 (29.63%) Developer
3 35 (18.52%) Platform Engineer
4 21 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 18 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 17 (8.99%) Azure Engineer
7 14 (7.41%) Ruby Developer
8 13 (6.88%) AWS Engineer
9 12 (6.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 12 (6.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 11 (5.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 11 (5.82%) Software Developer
11 9 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
11 9 (4.76%) Java Developer
11 9 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (4.76%) PHP Developer
11 9 (4.76%) Senior Developer
12 8 (4.23%) Lead Developer
13 7 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.34%) CSS
1 29 (15.34%) Ruby on Rails
2 27 (14.29%) Node.js
3 26 (13.76%) HTML
4 25 (13.23%) .NET
5 22 (11.64%) Web Services
6 18 (9.52%) AngularJS
7 15 (7.94%) React
8 14 (7.41%) RESTful
9 13 (6.88%) JSON
10 11 (5.82%) CSS3
10 11 (5.82%) Elastic Stack
10 11 (5.82%) HTML5
11 10 (5.29%) jQuery
12 9 (4.76%) Ajax
13 8 (4.23%) LAMP
13 8 (4.23%) REST
14 7 (3.70%) LEMP Stack
15 6 (3.17%) Play Framework
15 6 (3.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.70%) Public Cloud
2 7 (3.70%) Wiki
3 6 (3.17%) Derivative
3 6 (3.17%) Online Games
4 5 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.12%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.12%) User Experience
5 4 (2.12%) Video on Demand
5 4 (2.12%) Video\Live Streaming
5 4 (2.12%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.59%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.53%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.53%) CMDB
7 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 73 (38.62%) Linux
2 27 (14.29%) Unix
3 25 (13.23%) Windows
4 15 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (7.41%) CentOS
6 5 (2.65%) Android
7 4 (2.12%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.12%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.59%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (48.15%) DevOps
3 67 (35.45%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 53 (28.04%) Software Engineering
6 44 (23.28%) Open Source
7 37 (19.58%) Scrum
8 34 (17.99%) Test Automation
9 32 (16.93%) TDD
10 27 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
11 23 (12.17%) Deployment Automation
11 23 (12.17%) High Availability
12 22 (11.64%) Microservices
13 21 (11.11%) BDD
14 19 (10.05%) E-Commerce
14 19 (10.05%) Mentoring
15 16 (8.47%) DSDM
15 16 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
16 14 (7.41%) Migration
17 13 (6.88%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 142 (75.13%) Python
2 82 (43.39%) Java
3 61 (32.28%) Bash Shell
4 60 (31.75%) JavaScript
5 51 (26.98%) SQL
6 36 (19.05%) Shell Script
7 34 (17.99%) Go
8 33 (17.46%) C#
9 32 (16.93%) PHP
10 20 (10.58%) C
10 20 (10.58%) Perl
11 13 (6.88%) Scala
12 11 (5.82%) C++
13 10 (5.29%) Groovy
13 10 (5.29%) PowerShell
14 6 (3.17%) Java 8
15 4 (2.12%) Apple Swift
15 4 (2.12%) Objective-C
15 4 (2.12%) PL/SQL
15 4 (2.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.94%) AWS Certification
2 4 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (2.12%) Degree
3 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.53%) MCP
3 1 (0.53%) MCSE
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.35%) QA
2 3 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.53%) GDPR
4 1 (0.53%) PMO
System Software
1 49 (25.93%) Docker
2 3 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.53%) Firmware
4 1 (0.53%) LXC
Systems Management
1 46 (24.34%) Puppet
2 44 (23.28%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (22.22%) Terraform
4 41 (21.69%) Kubernetes
5 37 (19.58%) Ansible
6 15 (7.94%) Prometheus
7 12 (6.35%) Cobbler
8 11 (5.82%) Grafana
9 10 (5.29%) Docker Swarm
9 10 (5.29%) Graphite
10 8 (4.23%) Packer
10 8 (4.23%) Tivoli
11 4 (2.12%) Consul
12 3 (1.59%) Kibana
12 3 (1.59%) Nagios
13 2 (1.06%) Marathon
13 2 (1.06%) Mesos
13 2 (1.06%) Rancher
14 1 (0.53%) Graylog
14 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 23 (12.17%) Oracle
2 19 (10.05%) EnterpriseDB
3 13 (6.88%) VMware
4 9 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.70%) Google
6 4 (2.12%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.12%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.12%) SaltStack
6 4 (2.12%) Zend
7 2 (1.06%) IBM
7 2 (1.06%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.53%) CA
8 1 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco
8 1 (0.53%) Citrix
8 1 (0.53%) CloudEndure
8 1 (0.53%) F5
8 1 (0.53%) hybris
8 1 (0.53%) Parasoft
8 1 (0.53%) Sage