The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 113 191
Rank change year-on-year +19 +78  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 215 129 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.14% 2.30% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.37% 4.28% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 187 121 54
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +4.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 4005 3012 3289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.49% 53.71% 52.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3434 2601 2796
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Ruby as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in the North West

Ruby
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby in the North West.

Salary trend for Ruby in the North West

Ruby
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in the North West

Ruby
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -4 146 £48,750 +14.70% 27
Cheshire -5 38 £51,250 +28.12% 4
Merseyside +1 17 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Lancashire +9 14 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 294 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (47.72%) Python
3 203 (46.35%) C#
4 178 (40.64%) .NET
5 171 (39.04%) TDD
6 155 (35.39%) ASP.NET
7 154 (35.16%) Linux
7 154 (35.16%) MVC
8 148 (33.79%) SQL Server
9 145 (33.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 143 (32.65%) RESTful
10 143 (32.65%) ASP.NET Web API
11 142 (32.42%) Git (software)
12 138 (31.51%) Web Application Development
13 135 (30.82%) Java
14 128 (29.22%) Node.js
14 128 (29.22%) DevOps
15 127 (29.00%) BDD
16 119 (27.17%) Amazon AWS
17 112 (25.57%) JavaScript
18 110 (25.11%) Opscode Chef
19 108 (24.66%) Puppet
19 108 (24.66%) WCF
20 104 (23.74%) Scrum
21 103 (23.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 97 (22.15%) AngularJS
23 94 (21.46%) SQL Server 2014
24 93 (21.23%) NoSQL
25 91 (20.78%) Microsoft Azure
26 88 (20.09%) SQL

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 69 (15.75%) Elasticsearch
2 48 (10.96%) OpenStack
3 30 (6.85%) CloudStack
4 19 (4.34%) Apache Pig
4 19 (4.34%) Apache Spark
5 15 (3.42%) nginx
6 13 (2.97%) Apache
7 8 (1.83%) OpenEdge
8 7 (1.60%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.37%) JBoss
9 6 (1.37%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.91%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (0.91%) IIS
11 2 (0.46%) Jetty
12 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.23%) Confluence
12 1 (0.23%) Mongrel
12 1 (0.23%) Mule
12 1 (0.23%) Tornado
12 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 119 (27.17%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (20.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (5.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 17 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (3.65%) OpenShift
6 11 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.37%) Amazon Kinesis
7 6 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (1.14%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (1.14%) GitHub
9 3 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.68%) PaaS
9 3 (0.68%) Sumo Logic
10 2 (0.46%) Heroku
10 2 (0.46%) SaaS
11 1 (0.23%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.23%) IaaS
11 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.25%) HTTP
2 15 (3.42%) Internet
3 11 (2.51%) Kerberos
4 7 (1.60%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.37%) SAN
5 6 (1.37%) SSL
6 4 (0.91%) RS-232
7 3 (0.68%) DHCP
7 3 (0.68%) DNS
7 3 (0.68%) IMAP
7 3 (0.68%) SMTP
7 3 (0.68%) SS7
8 2 (0.46%) NAS
8 2 (0.46%) SSH
9 1 (0.23%) AMQP
9 1 (0.23%) LDAP
9 1 (0.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (33.79%) SQL Server
2 94 (21.46%) SQL Server 2014
3 93 (21.23%) NoSQL
4 81 (18.49%) MongoDB
5 42 (9.59%) MySQL
6 36 (8.22%) SQL Server 2016
7 33 (7.53%) Big Data
8 30 (6.85%) Relational Database
9 21 (4.79%) Hadoop
10 19 (4.34%) Apache Hive
11 17 (3.88%) RDBMS
12 12 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.37%) Redis
15 5 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
16 4 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
17 3 (0.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 3 (0.68%) CouchDB
17 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 142 (32.42%) Git (software)
2 72 (16.44%) TeamCity
3 60 (13.70%) Jenkins
4 45 (10.27%) Selenium
5 39 (8.90%) Cucumber
6 34 (7.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (3.88%) Subversion
8 15 (3.42%) JIRA
8 15 (3.42%) Vagrant
9 13 (2.97%) JMeter
9 13 (2.97%) LoadRunner
10 12 (2.74%) NUnit
11 11 (2.51%) GoCD
11 11 (2.51%) JUnit
11 11 (2.51%) RSpec
11 11 (2.51%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (2.05%) Gatling
12 9 (2.05%) git-flow
13 7 (1.60%) WebDriver
14 6 (1.37%) Maven
General
1 53 (12.10%) Games
2 27 (6.16%) Finance
3 16 (3.65%) Advertising
4 12 (2.74%) Electronics
4 12 (2.74%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.05%) Marketing
7 8 (1.83%) Military
7 8 (1.83%) Retail
8 7 (1.60%) Banking
9 6 (1.37%) Back Office
10 4 (0.91%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 231 (52.74%) Developer
2 128 (29.22%) .NET Developer
3 73 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 45 (10.27%) Junior
4 45 (10.27%) Junior Developer
5 43 (9.82%) Java Developer
6 38 (8.68%) Software Developer
7 36 (8.22%) Software Engineer
8 31 (7.08%) Graduate
8 31 (7.08%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 31 (7.08%) Graduate Developer
8 31 (7.08%) Junior .NET Developer
9 30 (6.85%) Java Software Developer
9 30 (6.85%) Platform Engineer
10 27 (6.16%) .NET Software Developer
11 26 (5.94%) Messaging Developer
12 22 (5.02%) Linux Engineer
12 22 (5.02%) Test Engineer
13 21 (4.79%) Test Automation Engineer
14 20 (4.57%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (40.64%) .NET
2 155 (35.39%) ASP.NET
3 145 (33.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 143 (32.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 143 (32.65%) RESTful
5 128 (29.22%) Node.js
6 108 (24.66%) WCF
7 103 (23.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 97 (22.15%) AngularJS
9 81 (18.49%) KnockoutJS
10 80 (18.26%) HTML
11 73 (16.67%) .NET Framework
11 73 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 72 (16.44%) Entity Framework
13 62 (14.16%) CSS
14 52 (11.87%) MSMQ
14 52 (11.87%) WPF
15 43 (9.82%) Ruby on Rails
16 42 (9.59%) Code First Entity Framework
17 41 (9.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.31%) Computer Science
2 21 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (3.20%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (2.74%) PKI
5 11 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.51%) Blog
6 10 (2.28%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.28%) User Experience
7 9 (2.05%) Clustering
7 9 (2.05%) Digital Media
7 9 (2.05%) iPad
7 9 (2.05%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.83%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.37%) Social Network
10 4 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.68%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.68%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (0.68%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.46%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 154 (35.16%) Linux
2 55 (12.56%) Unix
3 34 (7.76%) Windows
4 23 (5.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.28%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.14%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.91%) AIX
7 4 (0.91%) CentOS
7 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.68%) Android
8 3 (0.68%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.46%) Debian
9 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (39.04%) TDD
3 154 (35.16%) MVC
4 138 (31.51%) Web Application Development
5 128 (29.22%) DevOps
6 127 (29.00%) BDD
7 104 (23.74%) Scrum
8 81 (18.49%) Continuous Integration
9 76 (17.35%) OO
10 73 (16.67%) Kanban
11 65 (14.84%) Software Engineering
12 63 (14.38%) Test Automation
13 52 (11.87%) Configuration Management
13 52 (11.87%) Dependency Injection
13 52 (11.87%) Multithreading
13 52 (11.87%) SDLC
14 40 (9.13%) Web Development
15 31 (7.08%) DSDM
15 31 (7.08%) RUP
16 28 (6.39%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 209 (47.72%) Python
2 203 (46.35%) C#
3 135 (30.82%) Java
4 112 (25.57%) JavaScript
5 88 (20.09%) SQL
6 80 (18.26%) Bash Shell
7 57 (13.01%) Perl
8 52 (11.87%) F#
9 40 (9.13%) PHP
10 37 (8.45%) Shell Script
11 33 (7.53%) C
12 25 (5.71%) C++
13 17 (3.88%) Scala
14 13 (2.97%) Go
15 10 (2.28%) PowerShell
15 10 (2.28%) TypeScript
16 9 (2.05%) Clojure
17 8 (1.83%) Korn
18 5 (1.14%) Jython
18 5 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (10.50%) Degree
2 38 (8.68%) Security Cleared
3 27 (6.16%) DV Cleared
4 26 (5.94%) ISEB
4 26 (5.94%) ISTQB
5 16 (3.65%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (1.37%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.39%) QA
2 5 (1.14%) GCP
System Software
1 50 (11.42%) Docker
2 30 (6.85%) Xen
3 29 (6.62%) vSphere
3 29 (6.62%) XenServer
4 21 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (4.34%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.05%) PowerHA
7 4 (0.91%) Firmware
8 3 (0.68%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.68%) KVM
9 1 (0.23%) etcd
9 1 (0.23%) flannel
9 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.23%) zsh
Systems Management
1 110 (25.11%) Opscode Chef
2 108 (24.66%) Puppet
3 53 (12.10%) Kibana
4 47 (10.73%) Ansible
5 34 (7.76%) Terraform
6 31 (7.08%) Tivoli
7 30 (6.85%) Cobbler
8 25 (5.71%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 25 (5.71%) WSUS
9 22 (5.02%) Kubernetes
10 12 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (2.51%) Packer
12 9 (2.05%) CFEngine
13 8 (1.83%) Capistrano
14 7 (1.60%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (1.60%) Salt
15 4 (0.91%) Nagios
16 2 (0.46%) Consul
16 2 (0.46%) Graphite
17 1 (0.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 59 (13.47%) Oracle
2 58 (13.24%) Google
3 37 (8.45%) Microsoft
4 33 (7.53%) Red Hat
5 30 (6.85%) VMware
6 29 (6.62%) EnterpriseDB
7 14 (3.20%) HP
8 10 (2.28%) Facebook
9 9 (2.05%) Rackspace
9 9 (2.05%) Veritas
10 6 (1.37%) SAP
11 5 (1.14%) IBM
12 4 (0.91%) AppDynamics
12 4 (0.91%) Freescale
13 3 (0.68%) Splunk
13 3 (0.68%) Sun
13 3 (0.68%) Xamarin
14 2 (0.46%) McAfee
14 2 (0.46%) Symantec
14 2 (0.46%) Zend
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Flexible working & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £53,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: up to £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Liverpool
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago