Period
to 24 January 2020

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

Ruby
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 141 73
Rank change year-on-year -29 -68 +26
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 128 245 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.46% 2.31% 4.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.76% 4.42% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 123 180 470
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,640 5,543 7,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.88% 52.31% 56.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3,754 4,653 6,002
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £61,250
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 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 24 January 2020.

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 24 January 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
Manchester -19 110 £52,500 +5.00% 32
Merseyside +14 9 £69,000 -10.97% 3
Cheshire +4 8 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Lancashire -10 1 £35,000 -39.13%
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 West region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 79 (61.72%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (57.03%) Python
3 69 (53.91%) Java
3 69 (53.91%) AWS
4 60 (46.88%) JavaScript
5 44 (34.38%) Microservices
6 40 (31.25%) DevOps
7 39 (30.47%) Git (software)
8 37 (28.91%) Test Automation
8 37 (28.91%) Node.js
9 35 (27.34%) Linux
10 34 (26.56%) Ruby on Rails
11 33 (25.78%) JIRA
12 32 (25.00%) AngularJS
13 31 (24.22%) C#
14 30 (23.44%) Docker
14 30 (23.44%) Serverless
15 29 (22.66%) Go
15 29 (22.66%) MySQL
16 28 (21.88%) PHP
16 28 (21.88%) Azure
17 25 (19.53%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (19.53%) Opscode Chef
18 24 (18.75%) Kubernetes
18 24 (18.75%) Puppet
18 24 (18.75%) .NET
18 24 (18.75%) OO
19 23 (17.97%) React
19 23 (17.97%) REST
20 22 (17.19%) 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 18 (14.06%) Confluence
2 8 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.13%) Apache
3 4 (3.13%) Apache Solr
3 4 (3.13%) IIS
3 4 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.56%) nginx
4 2 (1.56%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 69 (53.91%) AWS
2 30 (23.44%) Serverless
3 28 (21.88%) Azure
4 17 (13.28%) SaaS
5 16 (12.50%) GCP
6 12 (9.38%) Amazon SQS
6 12 (9.38%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (8.59%) Slack
8 8 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (5.47%) GitHub
10 6 (4.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (3.13%) AWS CodePipeline
11 4 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (3.13%) SonarCloud
12 2 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (1.56%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (1.56%) Amazon S3
12 2 (1.56%) CloudFront
12 2 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (1.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) Skype
2 3 (2.34%) Firewall
3 2 (1.56%) HTTP
3 2 (1.56%) Internet
3 2 (1.56%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.56%) Network Security
3 2 (1.56%) SSL
3 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.78%) DNS
4 1 (0.78%) DSL
4 1 (0.78%) VLAN
4 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.66%) MySQL
2 14 (10.94%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (10.16%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.59%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.25%) Redis
6 6 (4.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (3.13%) Big Data
8 4 (3.13%) DB2
9 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.56%) Amazon QuickSight
10 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.78%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.78%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.78%) QlikView
11 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.78%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 39 (30.47%) Git (software)
2 33 (25.78%) JIRA
3 22 (17.19%) Jenkins
4 14 (10.94%) CircleCI
4 14 (10.94%) Selenium
5 13 (10.16%) Maven
6 12 (9.38%) Cucumber
6 12 (9.38%) SoapUI
7 11 (8.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (8.59%) HP UFT
7 11 (8.59%) Protractor
7 11 (8.59%) RSpec
8 10 (7.81%) Brakeman
8 10 (7.81%) GitLab
8 10 (7.81%) minitest
8 10 (7.81%) RuboCop
9 7 (5.47%) Subversion
9 7 (5.47%) WebDriver
10 6 (4.69%) JMeter
10 6 (4.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (7.81%) Finance
2 4 (3.13%) Advertising
3 3 (2.34%) Back Office
4 2 (1.56%) Games
4 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 61 (47.66%) Developer
2 22 (17.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (13.28%) Java Developer
4 15 (11.72%) Senior Developer
5 14 (10.94%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (10.16%) Ruby Developer
7 12 (9.38%) AWS Engineer
8 10 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (7.81%) PHP Developer
9 9 (7.03%) .NET Developer
9 9 (7.03%) AWS DevOps
9 9 (7.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 8 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 8 (6.25%) Software Engineer
11 7 (5.47%) Consultant
11 7 (5.47%) Platform Engineer
11 7 (5.47%) Site Engineer
11 7 (5.47%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 6 (4.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 6 (4.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (28.91%) Node.js
2 34 (26.56%) Ruby on Rails
3 32 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 24 (18.75%) .NET
5 23 (17.97%) React
5 23 (17.97%) REST
6 15 (11.72%) RESTful
7 14 (10.94%) JSON
8 12 (9.38%) CSS
8 12 (9.38%) HTML
9 11 (8.59%) Web Services
10 10 (7.81%) Shoryuken
11 9 (7.03%) ASP.NET
11 9 (7.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (6.25%) Spring
12 8 (6.25%) Spring Boot
12 8 (6.25%) XML
13 7 (5.47%) .NET Core
14 6 (4.69%) Elastic Stack
14 6 (4.69%) Nightwatchjs
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.69%) User Experience
4 4 (3.13%) Augmented Reality
4 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.13%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.13%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.56%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 2 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.78%) BBC
6 1 (0.78%) CMDB
6 1 (0.78%) Derivative
6 1 (0.78%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (27.34%) Linux
2 14 (10.94%) Unix
3 6 (4.69%) Android
3 6 (4.69%) Windows
4 4 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.56%) CentOS
6 2 (1.56%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.78%) Debian
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (61.72%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (34.38%) Microservices
3 40 (31.25%) DevOps
4 37 (28.91%) Test Automation
5 25 (19.53%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (18.75%) OO
7 22 (17.19%) Scrum
7 22 (17.19%) SDLC
8 17 (13.28%) Open Source
8 17 (13.28%) TDD
9 16 (12.50%) BDD
9 16 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 15 (11.72%) Computer Science
10 15 (11.72%) Configuration Management
10 15 (11.72%) MVC
11 13 (10.16%) Web Development
12 12 (9.38%) OOP
13 10 (7.81%) Mentoring
14 9 (7.03%) Continuous Deployment
14 9 (7.03%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 73 (57.03%) Python
2 69 (53.91%) Java
3 60 (46.88%) JavaScript
4 31 (24.22%) C#
5 29 (22.66%) Go
6 28 (21.88%) PHP
7 16 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 14 (10.94%) Shell Script
9 13 (10.16%) Perl
9 13 (10.16%) VBScript
10 12 (9.38%) SQL
11 10 (7.81%) C++
12 8 (6.25%) Groovy
13 7 (5.47%) Scala
14 6 (4.69%) C
14 6 (4.69%) Kotlin
14 6 (4.69%) TypeScript
14 6 (4.69%) VB.NET
15 4 (3.13%) Elm
15 4 (3.13%) ES6
Qualifications
1 15 (11.72%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.56%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.56%) GCFA
3 2 (1.56%) GCFE
3 2 (1.56%) GREM
3 2 (1.56%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.56%) SANS
4 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (23.44%) Docker
2 10 (7.81%) Varnish
3 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (19.53%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (18.75%) Kubernetes
2 24 (18.75%) Puppet
3 15 (11.72%) Ansible
4 8 (6.25%) Terraform
5 7 (5.47%) Kibana
6 4 (3.13%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (3.13%) Graphite
6 4 (3.13%) Prometheus
7 3 (2.34%) Cobbler
7 3 (2.34%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.56%) Consul
8 2 (1.56%) Grafana
8 2 (1.56%) Nagios
8 2 (1.56%) Packer
8 2 (1.56%) Scalr
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.78%) Nessus
9 1 (0.78%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 14 (10.94%) Oracle
2 8 (6.25%) Google
3 7 (5.47%) IBM
3 7 (5.47%) Micro Focus
4 6 (4.69%) CA
4 6 (4.69%) CA Agile Central
4 6 (4.69%) Parasoft
5 5 (3.91%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.13%) hybris
6 4 (3.13%) VMware
7 3 (2.34%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.56%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.56%) Splunk
9 1 (0.78%) Apple
9 1 (0.78%) Citrix
9 1 (0.78%) Facebook
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.78%) Sony
9 1 (0.78%) Yahoo!