Period
to 25 September 2018

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 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > North West
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 90 132
Rank change year-on-year -30 +42 +68
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 322 438 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.69% 3.35% 2.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.94% 5.92% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 249 382 251
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £68,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,522 7,402 6,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 54.51% 56.57% 54.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5,506 6,229 5,575
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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 6 months to 25 September 2018. 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
Manchester +2 271 £49,250 -1.50% 22
Cheshire -48 20 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Lancashire -9 14 £38,750 +19.23% 7
Merseyside +3 13 £56,250 +60.71% 1
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 206 (63.98%) Python
2 196 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (45.03%) Amazon AWS
4 138 (42.86%) DevOps
4 138 (42.86%) TDD
5 131 (40.68%) Linux
6 120 (37.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 117 (36.34%) Java
8 114 (35.40%) C#
9 112 (34.78%) Puppet
9 112 (34.78%) Git (software)
10 111 (34.47%) RESTful
11 108 (33.54%) BDD
12 106 (32.92%) MVC
13 104 (32.30%) .NET
14 103 (31.99%) NoSQL
15 101 (31.37%) SQL Server
16 99 (30.75%) Opscode Chef
17 95 (29.50%) Continuous Integration
18 94 (29.19%) Docker
19 88 (27.33%) ASP.NET Web API
20 87 (27.02%) Node.js
21 86 (26.71%) ASP.NET MVC
21 86 (26.71%) ASP.NET
21 86 (26.71%) Configuration Management
22 83 (25.78%) Web Application Development
23 82 (25.47%) Ansible
24 78 (24.22%) SQL Server 2016
25 76 (23.60%) Kubernetes
26 75 (23.29%) Jenkins

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 24 (7.45%) Apache
2 23 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (5.59%) nginx
4 12 (3.73%) JBoss
5 10 (3.11%) Apache Spark
6 8 (2.48%) OpenStack
7 7 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (2.17%) CloudStack
8 6 (1.86%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.24%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.24%) Confluence
9 4 (1.24%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.93%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.93%) Jetty
10 3 (0.93%) WildFly
11 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 145 (45.03%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (37.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (12.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (5.28%) GitHub
5 16 (4.97%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (4.66%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (3.73%) IBM Cloud
8 11 (3.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.62%) Office 365
9 2 (0.62%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.31%) SaaS
10 1 (0.31%) Serverless
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.90%) Firewall
1 19 (5.90%) TCP/IP
2 16 (4.97%) HTTP
3 15 (4.66%) Internet
3 15 (4.66%) VPN
4 8 (2.48%) SAN
5 7 (2.17%) SSL
6 6 (1.86%) NAS
7 4 (1.24%) DNS
8 3 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.31%) AMQP
9 1 (0.31%) LAN
9 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (31.99%) NoSQL
2 101 (31.37%) SQL Server
3 78 (24.22%) SQL Server 2016
4 46 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 41 (12.73%) MySQL
6 18 (5.59%) Big Data
7 16 (4.97%) Hadoop
8 13 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (4.04%) Redis
9 10 (3.11%) Neo4j
10 9 (2.80%) Apache Hive
11 7 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.86%) Couchbase
13 4 (1.24%) CouchDB
13 4 (1.24%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (0.93%) Riak
15 2 (0.62%) Datomic
15 2 (0.62%) HBase
Development Applications
1 112 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 75 (23.29%) Jenkins
3 44 (13.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 36 (11.18%) TeamCity
5 35 (10.87%) Vagrant
6 26 (8.07%) JIRA
7 25 (7.76%) Selenium
8 23 (7.14%) Hudson
9 19 (5.90%) Octopus Deploy
10 18 (5.59%) Subversion
11 17 (5.28%) Travis CI
12 15 (4.66%) WebDriver
13 13 (4.04%) Maven
13 13 (4.04%) SoapUI
14 11 (3.42%) Cucumber
15 8 (2.48%) JMeter
16 7 (2.17%) GitLab
17 5 (1.55%) Gradle
17 5 (1.55%) LoadRunner
17 5 (1.55%) WATIR
General
1 36 (11.18%) Games
2 28 (8.70%) Finance
3 15 (4.66%) Banking
4 13 (4.04%) Marketing
5 8 (2.48%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.48%) Law
6 6 (1.86%) Advertising
6 6 (1.86%) Back Office
7 5 (1.55%) Retail
7 5 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.24%) Electronics
8 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.93%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 151 (46.89%) Developer
2 86 (26.71%) .NET Developer
3 82 (25.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 38 (11.80%) Junior
5 34 (10.56%) Junior Developer
6 33 (10.25%) Linux Engineer
7 29 (9.01%) Java Developer
8 28 (8.70%) Graduate
8 28 (8.70%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 28 (8.70%) Graduate Developer
8 28 (8.70%) Junior .NET Developer
9 27 (8.39%) AWS DevOps
10 23 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
10 23 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 20 (6.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 20 (6.21%) Software Engineer
12 19 (5.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 16 (4.97%) Cloud Engineer
13 16 (4.97%) Senior DevOps
13 16 (4.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (34.47%) RESTful
2 104 (32.30%) .NET
3 88 (27.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 87 (27.02%) Node.js
5 86 (26.71%) ASP.NET
5 86 (26.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 65 (20.19%) WCF
7 52 (16.15%) .NET Framework
8 49 (15.22%) Entity Framework
9 47 (14.60%) HTML
10 44 (13.66%) CSS
11 43 (13.35%) AngularJS
12 38 (11.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 36 (11.18%) Web Services
14 32 (9.94%) Code First Entity Framework
15 29 (9.01%) .NET Core
16 28 (8.70%) HTML5
17 26 (8.07%) KnockoutJS
18 25 (7.76%) CSS3
18 25 (7.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.39%) Computer Science
2 23 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (6.21%) Public Cloud
4 15 (4.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (4.04%) BBC
5 13 (4.04%) Social Media
6 8 (2.48%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.48%) User Experience
7 7 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.17%) Social Network
8 5 (1.55%) Clustering
8 5 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.55%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.24%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.24%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.24%) Robotics
10 3 (0.93%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.93%) Fintech
10 3 (0.93%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.31%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 131 (40.68%) Linux
2 28 (8.70%) Unix
3 26 (8.07%) Windows
4 22 (6.83%) CentOS
5 13 (4.04%) Ubuntu
6 9 (2.80%) Android
6 9 (2.80%) Debian
7 8 (2.48%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.55%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.62%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.31%) AIX
11 1 (0.31%) Fedora
11 1 (0.31%) openSUSE
11 1 (0.31%) Solaris
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (42.86%) DevOps
2 138 (42.86%) TDD
3 108 (33.54%) BDD
4 106 (32.92%) MVC
5 95 (29.50%) Continuous Integration
6 86 (26.71%) Configuration Management
7 83 (25.78%) Web Application Development
8 68 (21.12%) Open Source
9 51 (15.84%) Scrum
10 44 (13.66%) OO
10 44 (13.66%) Software Engineering
10 44 (13.66%) Test Automation
11 34 (10.56%) Web Development
12 31 (9.63%) Kanban
13 29 (9.01%) Deployment Automation
14 28 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
14 28 (8.70%) Microservices
15 26 (8.07%) High Availability
16 24 (7.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 206 (63.98%) Python
2 117 (36.34%) Java
3 114 (35.40%) C#
4 65 (20.19%) Bash Shell
5 54 (16.77%) JavaScript
6 48 (14.91%) Go
7 44 (13.66%) Perl
8 33 (10.25%) SQL
9 27 (8.39%) PHP
10 21 (6.52%) C++
11 20 (6.21%) C
12 18 (5.59%) F#
12 18 (5.59%) Scala
13 15 (4.66%) Shell Script
14 13 (4.04%) PowerShell
15 11 (3.42%) Groovy
16 5 (1.55%) Apple Swift
16 5 (1.55%) Java 8
16 5 (1.55%) Objective-C
17 4 (1.24%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 35 (10.87%) Degree
2 17 (5.28%) AWS Certification
3 10 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.24%) RHCE
4 4 (1.24%) RHCSA
5 3 (0.93%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.31%) CISSP
6 1 (0.31%) GPEN
6 1 (0.31%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.31%) GXPN
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.31%) MCSE
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.31%) OSCP
6 1 (0.31%) RHCA
6 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.01%) QA
2 7 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.62%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (0.31%) GDPR
System Software
1 94 (29.19%) Docker
2 12 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.42%) vSphere
4 9 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.17%) Xen
5 7 (2.17%) XenServer
6 6 (1.86%) Active Directory
6 6 (1.86%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.93%) Corosync
7 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.62%) HDFS
8 2 (0.62%) Varnish
9 1 (0.31%) LXC
9 1 (0.31%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 112 (34.78%) Puppet
2 99 (30.75%) Opscode Chef
3 82 (25.47%) Ansible
4 76 (23.60%) Kubernetes
5 66 (20.50%) Terraform
6 32 (9.94%) Graphite
6 32 (9.94%) Packer
7 28 (8.70%) Nagios
8 23 (7.14%) Consul
9 20 (6.21%) Salt
10 19 (5.90%) Docker Swarm
11 18 (5.59%) Grafana
11 18 (5.59%) Kibana
12 17 (5.28%) Opsview
13 16 (4.97%) Prometheus
14 14 (4.35%) ZABBIX
15 9 (2.80%) Rancher
16 6 (1.86%) SCCM
17 5 (1.55%) HAProxy
18 4 (1.24%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 68 (21.12%) Google
2 26 (8.07%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.83%) VMware
4 20 (6.21%) Red Hat
5 15 (4.66%) Facebook
5 15 (4.66%) Oracle
6 13 (4.04%) Apple
6 13 (4.04%) Sony
6 13 (4.04%) Yahoo!
7 8 (2.48%) SaltStack
8 4 (1.24%) Blue Prism
8 4 (1.24%) New Relic
8 4 (1.24%) SAP
8 4 (1.24%) SolarWinds
9 3 (0.93%) ArcSight
9 3 (0.93%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.62%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.62%) Splunk
11 1 (0.31%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.31%) Xamarin