Period
to 16 October 2019

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 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > North West
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 121 90
Rank change year-on-year -33 -31 +47
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 194 322 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.92% 2.74% 3.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.77% 5.06% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 164 237 375
North West median annual salary £54,750 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.26% - +18.75%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,000 £26,400
90th Percentile £77,350 £69,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,151 6,368 7,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 50.93% 54.11% 56.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4,081 5,349 6,065
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 16 October 2019.

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 16 October 2019. 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 -24 166 £52,500 +5.00% 37
Cheshire +25 18 £55,000 +18.21% 4
Merseyside 0 6 £72,500 +20.83% 3
Lancashire -26 4 £67,500 +68.75% 2
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, 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.

1 123 (63.40%) Python
2 104 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (50.00%) Java
4 95 (48.97%) AWS
5 76 (39.18%) JavaScript
6 72 (37.11%) DevOps
7 68 (35.05%) Ruby on Rails
8 63 (32.47%) Test Automation
8 63 (32.47%) Node.js
9 62 (31.96%) Microservices
10 54 (27.84%) AngularJS
11 51 (26.29%) Serverless
11 51 (26.29%) PHP
12 50 (25.77%) MySQL
12 50 (25.77%) Scrum
13 48 (24.74%) Docker
14 47 (24.23%) Linux
15 42 (21.65%) Git (software)
15 42 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
16 40 (20.62%) Azure
17 39 (20.10%) REST
18 38 (19.59%) TDD
19 37 (19.07%) Kubernetes
20 36 (18.56%) Software Engineering
21 35 (18.04%) PostgreSQL
22 34 (17.53%) JIRA
22 34 (17.53%) RSpec
22 34 (17.53%) BDD
22 34 (17.53%) GCP
22 34 (17.53%) Go

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 28 (14.43%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (9.79%) Confluence
3 11 (5.67%) IIS
4 5 (2.58%) nginx
5 4 (2.06%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.55%) Apache
6 3 (1.55%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.03%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.52%) CMS
8 1 (0.52%) SAS
8 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 95 (48.97%) AWS
2 51 (26.29%) Serverless
3 40 (20.62%) Azure
4 34 (17.53%) GCP
5 29 (14.95%) AWS Lambda
6 22 (11.34%) Amazon SQS
6 22 (11.34%) SaaS
7 16 (8.25%) GitHub
8 13 (6.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 9 (4.64%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (4.12%) IBM Cloud
11 7 (3.61%) Amazon S3
11 7 (3.61%) AWS CodePipeline
11 7 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (3.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (3.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (2.58%) Amazon ECS
13 5 (2.58%) Slack
13 5 (2.58%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.09%) DNS
2 5 (2.58%) DHCP
2 5 (2.58%) Skype
3 4 (2.06%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.55%) Calico
4 3 (1.55%) Firewall
4 3 (1.55%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (1.55%) VLAN
5 2 (1.03%) HTTP
5 2 (1.03%) SSL
6 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (25.77%) MySQL
2 35 (18.04%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (11.86%) Redis
4 22 (11.34%) NoSQL
5 15 (7.73%) Big Data
6 11 (5.67%) MongoDB
6 11 (5.67%) SQL Server
7 7 (3.61%) CouchDB
7 7 (3.61%) Neo4j
8 4 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.55%) Amazon QuickSight
10 2 (1.03%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.03%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.52%) GIS
11 1 (0.52%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 42 (21.65%) Git (software)
2 34 (17.53%) Jenkins
2 34 (17.53%) JIRA
2 34 (17.53%) RSpec
3 26 (13.40%) CircleCI
4 19 (9.79%) Brakeman
4 19 (9.79%) minitest
4 19 (9.79%) RuboCop
5 18 (9.28%) Selenium
6 16 (8.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (5.67%) Cucumber
7 11 (5.67%) git-flow
8 10 (5.15%) TeamCity
9 9 (4.64%) Maven
9 9 (4.64%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (4.12%) SoapUI
10 8 (4.12%) Travis CI
10 8 (4.12%) WebDriver
11 7 (3.61%) Artifactory
12 6 (3.09%) Protractor
General
1 11 (5.67%) Finance
2 7 (3.61%) Retail
3 5 (2.58%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.06%) Advertising
5 3 (1.55%) Back Office
5 3 (1.55%) Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (44.33%) Developer
2 41 (21.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (14.43%) Senior Developer
4 26 (13.40%) Java Developer
5 23 (11.86%) Ruby Developer
6 22 (11.34%) AWS Engineer
7 19 (9.79%) AWS DevOps
7 19 (9.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 19 (9.79%) Senior Java Developer
8 17 (8.76%) Linux Engineer
9 16 (8.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 16 (8.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 16 (8.25%) Senior DevOps
9 16 (8.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 14 (7.22%) PHP Developer
10 14 (7.22%) Software Engineer
11 13 (6.70%) Software Developer
12 11 (5.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 9 (4.64%) Senior PHP Developer
13 9 (4.64%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (35.05%) Ruby on Rails
2 63 (32.47%) Node.js
3 54 (27.84%) AngularJS
4 39 (20.10%) REST
5 31 (15.98%) CSS
5 31 (15.98%) HTML
6 28 (14.43%) React
7 25 (12.89%) Web Services
8 22 (11.34%) XML
9 19 (9.79%) Shoryuken
9 19 (9.79%) SOAP
9 19 (9.79%) Spring
10 18 (9.28%) Ajax
10 18 (9.28%) Spring MVC
11 17 (8.76%) JSON
11 17 (8.76%) RESTful
12 16 (8.25%) .NET
13 15 (7.73%) jQuery
14 14 (7.22%) Elastic Stack
15 13 (6.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.22%) Mobile App
2 13 (6.70%) Public Cloud
3 12 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (5.67%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (5.15%) User Experience
6 9 (4.64%) Augmented Reality
6 9 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.06%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.03%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.03%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.52%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 47 (24.23%) Linux
2 28 (14.43%) Android
3 20 (10.31%) Unix
4 16 (8.25%) Apple iOS
5 12 (6.19%) Windows
6 6 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.58%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.55%) CentOS
9 2 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.52%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (37.11%) DevOps
3 63 (32.47%) Test Automation
4 62 (31.96%) Microservices
5 50 (25.77%) Scrum
6 42 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (19.59%) TDD
8 36 (18.56%) Software Engineering
9 34 (17.53%) BDD
10 30 (15.46%) SDLC
11 28 (14.43%) Web Development
12 25 (12.89%) Computer Science
13 23 (11.86%) MVC
13 23 (11.86%) Open Source
14 22 (11.34%) OO
15 19 (9.79%) Deployment Automation
15 19 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (8.76%) Continuous Delivery
17 16 (8.25%) Mentoring
18 15 (7.73%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 123 (63.40%) Python
2 97 (50.00%) Java
3 76 (39.18%) JavaScript
4 51 (26.29%) PHP
5 34 (17.53%) Go
6 33 (17.01%) C#
7 28 (14.43%) Bash Shell
8 18 (9.28%) Perl
9 16 (8.25%) SQL
10 12 (6.19%) C++
11 10 (5.15%) Scala
11 10 (5.15%) Shell Script
11 10 (5.15%) TypeScript
12 9 (4.64%) C
12 9 (4.64%) Java 8
12 9 (4.64%) Kotlin
13 8 (4.12%) Groovy
13 8 (4.12%) PowerShell
14 6 (3.09%) VBScript
15 3 (1.55%) ES6
Qualifications
1 23 (11.86%) Degree
2 6 (3.09%) AWS Certification
3 5 (2.58%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) GPEN
6 1 (0.52%) GXPN
6 1 (0.52%) ISEB
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.52%) OSCE
6 1 (0.52%) OSCP
6 1 (0.52%) OSWP
6 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.67%) QA
2 6 (3.09%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (24.74%) Docker
2 21 (10.82%) Varnish
3 6 (3.09%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (1.55%) etcd
5 1 (0.52%) LXC
5 1 (0.52%) Squid
Systems Management
1 37 (19.07%) Kubernetes
2 28 (14.43%) Ansible
3 26 (13.40%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (10.82%) Puppet
5 20 (10.31%) Terraform
6 17 (8.76%) Kibana
6 17 (8.76%) Prometheus
7 13 (6.70%) Graphite
8 8 (4.12%) Grafana
9 6 (3.09%) Consul
10 4 (2.06%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (2.06%) logstash
11 3 (1.55%) Istio
11 3 (1.55%) Packer
12 2 (1.03%) Capistrano
12 2 (1.03%) Graylog
12 2 (1.03%) HAProxy
12 2 (1.03%) Nessus
12 2 (1.03%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (5.15%) Oracle
2 8 (4.12%) AppDynamics
2 8 (4.12%) Atlassian
2 8 (4.12%) New Relic
3 6 (3.09%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.06%) SaltStack
5 3 (1.55%) CyberArk
5 3 (1.55%) Google
5 3 (1.55%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.55%) Splunk
6 2 (1.03%) IBM
7 1 (0.52%) Apple
7 1 (0.52%) CA
7 1 (0.52%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.52%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (0.52%) Facebook
7 1 (0.52%) HP
7 1 (0.52%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.52%) VMware
7 1 (0.52%) Zend