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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / North West
Rank 80 103 172
Rank change year-on-year +23 +69  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 227 144 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.75% 2.56% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.36% 4.95% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 194 125 62
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,125 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.50% +4.72%  

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 3571 2907 3334
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.92% 51.66% 50.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3060 2475 2851
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 22 March 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 22 March 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 +14 171 £45,000 -5.26% 24
Cheshire +28 33 £46,500 +9.41% 2
Merseyside -7 19 £40,000 - 2
Lancashire -3 4 £37,500 - 4
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 288 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (51.18%) Python
3 181 (42.69%) C#
4 163 (38.44%) TDD
5 161 (37.97%) .NET
6 148 (34.91%) Java
7 140 (33.02%) Linux
8 137 (32.31%) DevOps
9 135 (31.84%) Git (software)
10 131 (30.90%) BDD
11 125 (29.48%) RESTful
12 118 (27.83%) MVC
13 117 (27.59%) SQL Server
13 117 (27.59%) ASP.NET
13 117 (27.59%) Node.js
14 113 (26.65%) ASP.NET MVC
15 112 (26.42%) ASP.NET Web API
15 112 (26.42%) Web Application Development
16 109 (25.71%) SQL Server 2014
17 106 (25.00%) Scrum
18 102 (24.06%) Puppet
19 99 (23.35%) WCF
20 95 (22.41%) Opscode Chef
21 93 (21.93%) JavaScript
22 92 (21.70%) Amazon AWS
23 88 (20.75%) Perl
24 87 (20.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 83 (19.58%) .NET Framework
25 83 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
25 83 (19.58%) AngularJS

Ruby
Top Related 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 70 (16.51%) Elasticsearch
2 53 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 34 (8.02%) Apache Spark
3 34 (8.02%) CloudStack
4 33 (7.78%) Apache Pig
5 22 (5.19%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.59%) Apache
6 11 (2.59%) IIS
7 10 (2.36%) JBoss
7 10 (2.36%) nginx
7 10 (2.36%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.65%) Confluence
8 7 (1.65%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.71%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.47%) WordPress
11 1 (0.24%) CMS
11 1 (0.24%) Jetty
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Magento
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 92 (21.70%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.07%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (2.83%) OpenShift
5 11 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.42%) Amazon Kinesis
6 6 (1.42%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (1.18%) GitHub
7 5 (1.18%) PaaS
8 4 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.94%) IaaS
8 4 (0.94%) SaaS
8 4 (0.94%) Sumo Logic
9 3 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.71%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.47%) Heroku
11 1 (0.24%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.83%) SAN
2 10 (2.36%) Firewall
2 10 (2.36%) Internet
3 9 (2.12%) Kerberos
4 8 (1.89%) HTTP
5 5 (1.18%) Broadband
6 2 (0.47%) DHCP
6 2 (0.47%) DNS
6 2 (0.47%) IMAP
6 2 (0.47%) SMTP
6 2 (0.47%) SS7
6 2 (0.47%) SSL
7 1 (0.24%) NAS
7 1 (0.24%) Skype
7 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 109 (25.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 82 (19.34%) MongoDB
4 81 (19.10%) NoSQL
5 54 (12.74%) MySQL
6 48 (11.32%) Big Data
7 39 (9.20%) Relational Database
8 34 (8.02%) Hadoop
9 33 (7.78%) Apache Hive
10 32 (7.55%) RDBMS
11 22 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.71%) Redis
13 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.24%) Neo4j
15 1 (0.24%) OrientDB
15 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 135 (31.84%) Git (software)
2 64 (15.09%) Jenkins
3 52 (12.26%) TeamCity
4 40 (9.43%) Selenium
5 35 (8.25%) Cucumber
6 23 (5.42%) RSpec
7 22 (5.19%) JIRA
8 21 (4.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (4.95%) Vagrant
9 20 (4.72%) git-flow
10 14 (3.30%) JUnit
11 13 (3.07%) GoCD
11 13 (3.07%) Subversion
12 12 (2.83%) JMeter
12 12 (2.83%) LoadRunner
13 9 (2.12%) Hudson
13 9 (2.12%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (1.42%) GitLab
15 5 (1.18%) WebDriver
16 4 (0.94%) Maven
General
1 38 (8.96%) Games
2 30 (7.08%) Finance
3 20 (4.72%) Military
4 16 (3.77%) Retail
5 13 (3.07%) Banking
6 8 (1.89%) Advertising
7 6 (1.42%) Back Office
7 6 (1.42%) Music Industry
7 6 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (1.18%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.18%) Marketing
9 4 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.47%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 225 (53.07%) Developer
2 118 (27.83%) .NET Developer
3 66 (15.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 41 (9.67%) Java Developer
4 41 (9.67%) Junior
5 39 (9.20%) Software Developer
6 38 (8.96%) Junior Developer
7 36 (8.49%) Software Engineer
8 34 (8.02%) Java Software Developer
9 32 (7.55%) Graduate
10 31 (7.31%) Graduate Developer
11 30 (7.08%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 30 (7.08%) Junior .NET Developer
11 30 (7.08%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 24 (5.66%) Platform Engineer
13 21 (4.95%) Linux Engineer
14 20 (4.72%) Ruby Developer
15 18 (4.25%) .NET Software Developer
15 18 (4.25%) Java Engineer
16 16 (3.77%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (37.97%) .NET
2 125 (29.48%) RESTful
3 117 (27.59%) ASP.NET
3 117 (27.59%) Node.js
4 113 (26.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 112 (26.42%) ASP.NET Web API
6 99 (23.35%) WCF
7 87 (20.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 83 (19.58%) .NET Framework
8 83 (19.58%) AngularJS
8 83 (19.58%) Entity Framework
9 63 (14.86%) Ruby on Rails
10 58 (13.68%) HTML
10 58 (13.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 57 (13.44%) Code First Entity Framework
11 57 (13.44%) KnockoutJS
12 51 (12.03%) CSS
13 40 (9.43%) MSMQ
13 40 (9.43%) WPF
14 38 (8.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.55%) Computer Science
2 19 (4.48%) iPad
3 18 (4.25%) PKI
3 18 (4.25%) Social Network
4 13 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.83%) Clustering
6 7 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.18%) Public Cloud
8 4 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (0.94%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.71%) User Experience
10 2 (0.47%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.24%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.24%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.24%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.24%) VLE
11 1 (0.24%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 140 (33.02%) Linux
2 53 (12.50%) Unix
3 48 (11.32%) Windows
4 24 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (3.07%) Windows Server
6 12 (2.83%) Ubuntu
7 10 (2.36%) CentOS
8 5 (1.18%) Fedora
9 4 (0.94%) HPUX
10 3 (0.71%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.71%) Solaris
10 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.47%) AIX
11 2 (0.47%) Debian
11 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (38.44%) TDD
3 137 (32.31%) DevOps
4 131 (30.90%) BDD
5 118 (27.83%) MVC
6 112 (26.42%) Web Application Development
7 106 (25.00%) Scrum
8 83 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
9 66 (15.57%) SDLC
9 66 (15.57%) Software Engineering
10 62 (14.62%) OO
11 61 (14.39%) Configuration Management
12 49 (11.56%) Kanban
13 40 (9.43%) Dependency Injection
13 40 (9.43%) Multithreading
13 40 (9.43%) Web Development
14 37 (8.73%) Information Security
15 36 (8.49%) Analytics
16 34 (8.02%) DSDM
17 31 (7.31%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 217 (51.18%) Python
2 181 (42.69%) C#
3 148 (34.91%) Java
4 93 (21.93%) JavaScript
5 88 (20.75%) Perl
6 76 (17.92%) SQL
7 73 (17.22%) Bash Shell
8 45 (10.61%) C
9 40 (9.43%) F#
10 39 (9.20%) PHP
11 38 (8.96%) Shell Script
12 29 (6.84%) C++
13 27 (6.37%) Scala
14 19 (4.48%) Clojure
15 17 (4.01%) Go
16 15 (3.54%) PowerShell
17 11 (2.59%) Korn
18 4 (0.94%) Bourne shell
19 3 (0.71%) Groovy
20 2 (0.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 57 (13.44%) Degree
2 42 (9.91%) Security Cleared
3 39 (9.20%) DV Cleared
4 21 (4.95%) ISEB
4 21 (4.95%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.42%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.47%) RHCE
7 2 (0.47%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.24%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.42%) QA
2 6 (1.42%) SDET
3 1 (0.24%) GCP
3 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (10.61%) Docker
2 38 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (8.49%) Xen
4 33 (7.78%) Hyper-V
4 33 (7.78%) vSphere
4 33 (7.78%) XenServer
5 12 (2.83%) PowerHA
6 4 (0.94%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.71%) KVM
8 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.47%) vCloud
9 1 (0.24%) Varnish
9 1 (0.24%) zsh
Systems Management
1 102 (24.06%) Puppet
2 95 (22.41%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (10.14%) Ansible
4 41 (9.67%) Kibana
5 30 (7.08%) Cobbler
5 30 (7.08%) Tivoli
6 27 (6.37%) Terraform
7 16 (3.77%) Capistrano
8 14 (3.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 14 (3.30%) WSUS
9 12 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (2.83%) Nagios
10 10 (2.36%) CFEngine
10 10 (2.36%) Packer
11 5 (1.18%) Kubernetes
12 4 (0.94%) Salt
13 2 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.47%) Graphite
13 2 (0.47%) Rundeck
14 1 (0.24%) Rancher
Vendors
1 75 (17.69%) Oracle
2 47 (11.08%) VMware
3 42 (9.91%) Google
4 37 (8.73%) Microsoft
5 33 (7.78%) EnterpriseDB
5 33 (7.78%) Red Hat
6 17 (4.01%) HP
7 12 (2.83%) Veritas
8 4 (0.94%) Splunk
9 3 (0.71%) Facebook
9 3 (0.71%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.47%) Snowplow
11 1 (0.24%) Citrix
11 1 (0.24%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.24%) Perforce
11 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.24%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.24%) Symantec
11 1 (0.24%) Zend
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Large Pension + Flexible Bonus's
Posted: Yesterday
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
Burnley, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Oldham, Lancashire
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Altrincham, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Manchester
ECOM
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Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Greater Manchester
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Salary: £0.00 - £40000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
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Oscar
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Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (20% bonus and 5% pension)
Posted: 9 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Research Councils UK
Salary: £30,000 per annum
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Greater Manchester
Morson International
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 15% annual bonus and pension
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Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
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Manchester
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