Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 97 173
Rank change year-on-year +24 +76 +39
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 518 387 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.07% 3.14% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.18% 5.44% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 459 343 171
North West median annual salary £48,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,650 £22,800 £35,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 7,217 7,119 6,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.71% 57.71% 50.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5,961 6,179 5,229
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £55,550
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +8 360 £50,000 +25.00% 54
Cheshire +45 113 £47,500 - 10
Lancashire +26 26 £35,000 -3.45% 5
Merseyside -2 13 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 364 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (59.27%) TDD
3 268 (51.74%) C#
4 266 (51.35%) MVC
5 248 (47.88%) .NET
6 247 (47.68%) RESTful
7 233 (44.98%) BDD
7 233 (44.98%) ASP.NET Web API
8 232 (44.79%) ASP.NET
9 228 (44.02%) SQL Server
9 228 (44.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 221 (42.66%) Node.js
11 217 (41.89%) Web Application Development
11 217 (41.89%) Python
12 198 (38.22%) NoSQL
13 197 (38.03%) Git (software)
14 186 (35.91%) JavaScript
15 179 (34.56%) WCF
16 173 (33.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 164 (31.66%) Java
18 153 (29.54%) AngularJS
19 147 (28.38%) Amazon AWS
20 142 (27.41%) Linux
21 134 (25.87%) KnockoutJS
22 131 (25.29%) OO
22 131 (25.29%) Scrum
23 128 (24.71%) .NET Framework
23 128 (24.71%) Entity Framework
24 118 (22.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 112 (21.62%) Kanban

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 83 (16.02%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (6.76%) Apache
3 23 (4.44%) nginx
4 17 (3.28%) Apache Spark
5 14 (2.70%) OpenStack
6 11 (2.12%) CloudStack
7 10 (1.93%) Apache Pig
8 6 (1.16%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.16%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.97%) OpenEdge
10 3 (0.58%) JBoss
10 3 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.58%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.39%) Confluence
11 2 (0.39%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.39%) IIS
11 2 (0.39%) Jetty
11 2 (0.39%) WordPress
12 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.19%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 147 (28.38%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (16.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 16 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.16%) OpenShift
9 5 (0.97%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.97%) PaaS
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.19%) Heroku
10 1 (0.19%) Loggly
10 1 (0.19%) SaaS
10 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.19%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.53%) HTTP
2 17 (3.28%) SSL
3 11 (2.12%) Internet
4 9 (1.74%) Firewall
5 5 (0.97%) Broadband
5 5 (0.97%) VPN
6 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.39%) AMQP
7 2 (0.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (44.02%) SQL Server
2 198 (38.22%) NoSQL
3 109 (21.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 99 (19.11%) SQL Server 2016
5 95 (18.34%) MongoDB
6 70 (13.51%) MySQL
7 35 (6.76%) Redis
8 33 (6.37%) Big Data
9 32 (6.18%) Relational Database
10 29 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
11 25 (4.83%) Hadoop
12 19 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (2.70%) Apache Hive
14 13 (2.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 11 (2.12%) RDBMS
16 9 (1.74%) Riak
17 6 (1.16%) CouchDB
17 6 (1.16%) Neo4j
18 5 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
19 4 (0.77%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 197 (38.03%) Git (software)
2 100 (19.31%) TeamCity
3 57 (11.00%) Jenkins
4 39 (7.53%) Selenium
5 37 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 22 (4.25%) Vagrant
7 20 (3.86%) NUnit
7 20 (3.86%) WebDriver
8 11 (2.12%) JIRA
9 10 (1.93%) Xcode
10 8 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (1.54%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.97%) Hudson
11 5 (0.97%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.77%) FitNesse
12 4 (0.77%) Gradle
12 4 (0.77%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.77%) Maven
12 4 (0.77%) Subversion
13 3 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
General
1 61 (11.78%) Games
2 37 (7.14%) Finance
3 23 (4.44%) Advertising
3 23 (4.44%) Music Industry
4 10 (1.93%) Legal
5 8 (1.54%) Retail
6 7 (1.35%) Banking
7 6 (1.16%) Electronics
7 6 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.16%) Marketing
7 6 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.97%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.39%) Law
9 2 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 309 (59.65%) Developer
2 210 (40.54%) .NET Developer
3 74 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 40 (7.72%) Graduate
4 40 (7.72%) Junior
5 39 (7.53%) Graduate Developer
6 38 (7.34%) Linux Engineer
7 37 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
7 37 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
7 37 (7.14%) Junior Developer
8 36 (6.95%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 35 (6.76%) .NET Software Developer
9 35 (6.76%) Junior .NET Developer
10 34 (6.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 33 (6.37%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 33 (6.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 33 (6.37%) Software Engineer
12 32 (6.18%) Messaging Developer
12 32 (6.18%) Platform Engineer
12 32 (6.18%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (47.88%) .NET
2 247 (47.68%) RESTful
3 233 (44.98%) ASP.NET Web API
4 232 (44.79%) ASP.NET
5 228 (44.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 221 (42.66%) Node.js
7 179 (34.56%) WCF
8 173 (33.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 153 (29.54%) AngularJS
10 134 (25.87%) KnockoutJS
11 128 (24.71%) .NET Framework
11 128 (24.71%) Entity Framework
12 118 (22.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 108 (20.85%) HTML
14 97 (18.73%) CSS
15 93 (17.95%) Code First Entity Framework
16 86 (16.60%) Web Services
17 67 (12.93%) MSMQ
17 67 (12.93%) WPF
18 53 (10.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 69 (13.32%) Computer Science
2 31 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (4.83%) Social Network
4 20 (3.86%) User Experience
5 13 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.51%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.93%) PKI
7 7 (1.35%) iPad
8 6 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.16%) Wiki
9 5 (0.97%) Cloud Native
9 5 (0.97%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.97%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.77%) Blog
10 4 (0.77%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.77%) Fintech
10 4 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (0.77%) Social Media
11 3 (0.58%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 142 (27.41%) Linux
2 56 (10.81%) Unix
3 27 (5.21%) Windows
4 13 (2.51%) CentOS
5 12 (2.32%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.54%) Debian
8 6 (1.16%) Android
9 5 (0.97%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.77%) AIX
11 1 (0.19%) Fedora
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (59.27%) TDD
3 266 (51.35%) MVC
4 233 (44.98%) BDD
5 217 (41.89%) Web Application Development
6 131 (25.29%) OO
6 131 (25.29%) Scrum
7 112 (21.62%) Kanban
8 100 (19.31%) DevOps
9 93 (17.95%) Software Engineering
10 77 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
11 72 (13.90%) Web Development
12 69 (13.32%) Multithreading
13 67 (12.93%) Dependency Injection
14 65 (12.55%) Test Automation
15 60 (11.58%) Configuration Management
16 58 (11.20%) Open Source
17 49 (9.46%) SDLC
18 35 (6.76%) SOA
19 33 (6.37%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 268 (51.74%) C#
2 217 (41.89%) Python
3 186 (35.91%) JavaScript
4 164 (31.66%) Java
5 93 (17.95%) SQL
6 86 (16.60%) PHP
7 80 (15.44%) Bash Shell
8 69 (13.32%) F#
9 38 (7.34%) Go
10 32 (6.18%) Scala
11 31 (5.98%) Shell Script
12 29 (5.60%) Perl
13 22 (4.25%) Groovy
14 21 (4.05%) C
15 20 (3.86%) C++
15 20 (3.86%) TypeScript
16 11 (2.12%) Apple Swift
16 11 (2.12%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.77%) Kotlin
18 3 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (7.92%) Degree
2 19 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.32%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.93%) DV Cleared
4 10 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (1.93%) Master's Degree
4 10 (1.93%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.77%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.77%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) ISEB
7 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.79%) QA
2 10 (1.93%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 6 (1.16%) GCP
4 5 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 66 (12.74%) Docker
2 19 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.12%) vSphere
4 11 (2.12%) Xen
4 11 (2.12%) XenServer
5 2 (0.39%) Corosync
5 2 (0.39%) LXC
5 2 (0.39%) PowerHA
5 2 (0.39%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 100 (19.31%) Puppet
2 98 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
3 76 (14.67%) Ansible
4 68 (13.13%) Kibana
5 47 (9.07%) Kubernetes
6 32 (6.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 32 (6.18%) Terraform
6 32 (6.18%) WSUS
7 26 (5.02%) Cobbler
8 23 (4.44%) Packer
9 22 (4.25%) Tivoli
10 16 (3.09%) Salt
11 10 (1.93%) Docker Swarm
12 8 (1.54%) Nagios
13 5 (0.97%) Mesos
13 5 (0.97%) systemd
14 4 (0.77%) HAProxy
15 3 (0.58%) Grafana
15 3 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
15 3 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (10.62%) Google
2 53 (10.23%) Oracle
3 51 (9.85%) Microsoft
4 26 (5.02%) SaltStack
5 24 (4.63%) Red Hat
6 20 (3.86%) EnterpriseDB
6 20 (3.86%) VMware
7 12 (2.32%) Facebook
8 9 (1.74%) IBM
9 6 (1.16%) SAP
10 5 (0.97%) Capita
10 5 (0.97%) Cisco
10 5 (0.97%) Citrix
10 5 (0.97%) F5
11 3 (0.58%) Tableau
11 3 (0.58%) Twitter
12 2 (0.39%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.39%) ArcSight
12 2 (0.39%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.39%) TIBCO