Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 135 197
Rank change year-on-year +53 +62 -13
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 484 289 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.65% 2.35% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.55% 4.19% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 421 267 148
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £22,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £56,250 £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 7394 6903 6633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.80% 56.15% 50.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6177 5990 5702
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 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +27 340 £50,000 +30.72% 33
Cheshire +48 92 £47,500 +31.03% 6
Lancashire +21 29 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Merseyside -2 15 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 339 (70.04%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (56.82%) TDD
3 247 (51.03%) MVC
4 246 (50.83%) C#
5 240 (49.59%) .NET
6 221 (45.66%) ASP.NET Web API
7 220 (45.45%) ASP.NET
8 218 (45.04%) RESTful
9 215 (44.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 209 (43.18%) SQL Server
11 204 (42.15%) Python
12 202 (41.74%) BDD
13 201 (41.53%) Web Application Development
14 196 (40.50%) Node.js
15 187 (38.64%) Git (software)
16 181 (37.40%) JavaScript
17 179 (36.98%) NoSQL
18 165 (34.09%) AngularJS
19 163 (33.68%) WCF
20 158 (32.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 147 (30.37%) Java
22 145 (29.96%) Amazon AWS
23 135 (27.89%) KnockoutJS
24 133 (27.48%) Linux
25 126 (26.03%) Scrum
26 118 (24.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 113 (23.35%) OO
28 111 (22.93%) HTML
29 110 (22.73%) .NET Framework
30 109 (22.52%) Entity Framework

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 74 (15.29%) Elasticsearch
2 32 (6.61%) Apache
3 25 (5.17%) OpenStack
4 19 (3.93%) nginx
5 18 (3.72%) CloudStack
6 14 (2.89%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.86%) Apache Pig
8 8 (1.65%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.24%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.03%) JBoss
11 4 (0.83%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.62%) Jetty
12 3 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.41%) Confluence
13 2 (0.41%) IIS
14 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.21%) CMS
14 1 (0.21%) SAS
14 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 145 (29.96%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (5.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 21 (4.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (2.89%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (2.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 8 (1.65%) OpenShift
8 6 (1.24%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.03%) PaaS
10 2 (0.41%) GitHub
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.21%) Loggly
11 1 (0.21%) Office 365
11 1 (0.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.21%) Serverless
11 1 (0.21%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.44%) HTTP
2 25 (5.17%) Internet
3 17 (3.51%) SSL
4 7 (1.45%) Firewall
5 5 (1.03%) Broadband
5 5 (1.03%) VPN
6 4 (0.83%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.62%) AMQP
7 3 (0.62%) IMAP
7 3 (0.62%) SMTP
7 3 (0.62%) SS7
8 1 (0.21%) DHCP
8 1 (0.21%) DNS
8 1 (0.21%) NAS
8 1 (0.21%) SAN
8 1 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 179 (36.98%) NoSQL
3 101 (20.87%) SQL Server 2014
4 94 (19.42%) MongoDB
5 89 (18.39%) SQL Server 2016
6 56 (11.57%) MySQL
7 30 (6.20%) Relational Database
8 27 (5.58%) Redis
9 22 (4.55%) Big Data
10 21 (4.34%) Hadoop
11 16 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (2.69%) Apache Hive
14 10 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (2.07%) RDBMS
14 10 (2.07%) Riak
15 9 (1.86%) CouchDB
16 6 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (1.24%) Neo4j
17 5 (1.03%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 187 (38.64%) Git (software)
2 94 (19.42%) TeamCity
3 56 (11.57%) Jenkins
4 33 (6.82%) Selenium
5 32 (6.61%) Cucumber
6 22 (4.55%) NUnit
7 19 (3.93%) Vagrant
8 17 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (3.10%) JUnit
10 13 (2.69%) WebDriver
11 9 (1.86%) JIRA
12 8 (1.65%) Xcode
13 7 (1.45%) Bitbucket
13 7 (1.45%) Maven
13 7 (1.45%) SpecFlow
14 6 (1.24%) EasyMock
15 5 (1.03%) FitNesse
15 5 (1.03%) Gradle
15 5 (1.03%) Hudson
16 4 (0.83%) Jasmine
General
1 68 (14.05%) Games
2 35 (7.23%) Finance
3 19 (3.93%) Music Industry
4 14 (2.89%) Advertising
5 11 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.86%) Banking
6 9 (1.86%) Marketing
7 8 (1.65%) Electronics
7 8 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.24%) Legal
9 5 (1.03%) Retail
10 4 (0.83%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Military
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 283 (58.47%) Developer
2 186 (38.43%) .NET Developer
3 70 (14.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 38 (7.85%) Junior
5 37 (7.64%) Software Engineer
6 36 (7.44%) Junior Developer
7 34 (7.02%) Graduate
8 33 (6.82%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 33 (6.82%) Graduate Developer
9 32 (6.61%) .NET Software Developer
9 32 (6.61%) Junior .NET Developer
9 32 (6.61%) Messaging Developer
9 32 (6.61%) Platform Engineer
10 31 (6.40%) Java Developer
11 29 (5.99%) AWS Engineer
12 28 (5.79%) AWS DevOps
13 27 (5.58%) Linux Engineer
14 25 (5.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 25 (5.17%) Senior Developer
14 25 (5.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (49.59%) .NET
2 221 (45.66%) ASP.NET Web API
3 220 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 218 (45.04%) RESTful
5 215 (44.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 196 (40.50%) Node.js
7 165 (34.09%) AngularJS
8 163 (33.68%) WCF
9 158 (32.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 135 (27.89%) KnockoutJS
11 118 (24.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 111 (22.93%) HTML
13 110 (22.73%) .NET Framework
14 109 (22.52%) Entity Framework
15 97 (20.04%) CSS
16 81 (16.74%) Web Services
17 74 (15.29%) Code First Entity Framework
18 63 (13.02%) MSMQ
18 63 (13.02%) WPF
19 54 (11.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.95%) Computer Science
2 24 (4.96%) User Experience
3 18 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.51%) Social Network
5 16 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.69%) Blog
6 13 (2.69%) Digital Media
7 9 (1.86%) iPad
7 9 (1.86%) PKI
8 8 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.24%) Online Banking
9 6 (1.24%) Wiki
10 5 (1.03%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.03%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.03%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (0.83%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 133 (27.48%) Linux
2 51 (10.54%) Unix
3 18 (3.72%) Windows
4 14 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.65%) Android
7 6 (1.24%) CentOS
7 6 (1.24%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.03%) Debian
9 3 (0.62%) AIX
10 1 (0.21%) Fedora
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (70.04%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (56.82%) TDD
3 247 (51.03%) MVC
4 202 (41.74%) BDD
5 201 (41.53%) Web Application Development
6 126 (26.03%) Scrum
7 113 (23.35%) OO
8 106 (21.90%) Kanban
9 104 (21.49%) DevOps
10 92 (19.01%) Software Engineering
11 67 (13.84%) Continuous Integration
12 65 (13.43%) Multithreading
13 63 (13.02%) Dependency Injection
13 63 (13.02%) Web Development
14 59 (12.19%) Configuration Management
15 55 (11.36%) Test Automation
16 42 (8.68%) Open Source
17 40 (8.26%) SDLC
18 30 (6.20%) SOA
19 29 (5.99%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 246 (50.83%) C#
2 204 (42.15%) Python
3 181 (37.40%) JavaScript
4 147 (30.37%) Java
5 81 (16.74%) SQL
6 71 (14.67%) PHP
7 67 (13.84%) Bash Shell
8 65 (13.43%) F#
9 34 (7.02%) Shell Script
10 33 (6.82%) Scala
11 30 (6.20%) Go
12 25 (5.17%) Perl
13 22 (4.55%) C
14 21 (4.34%) TypeScript
15 16 (3.31%) C++
16 13 (2.69%) Groovy
17 12 (2.48%) Apple Swift
17 12 (2.48%) Objective-C
18 9 (1.86%) PL/SQL
19 4 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (6.82%) Degree
2 17 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.86%) DV Cleared
4 9 (1.86%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.24%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.24%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.62%) ISEB
8 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.21%) PhD
9 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.37%) QA
2 11 (2.27%) GCP
3 5 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.03%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 61 (12.60%) Docker
2 18 (3.72%) vSphere
2 18 (3.72%) Xen
2 18 (3.72%) XenServer
3 12 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.07%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.41%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.21%) KVM
Systems Management
1 108 (22.31%) Puppet
2 103 (21.28%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (13.22%) Kibana
4 63 (13.02%) Ansible
5 50 (10.33%) Kubernetes
6 31 (6.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 31 (6.40%) Terraform
6 31 (6.40%) WSUS
7 28 (5.79%) Cobbler
8 24 (4.96%) Tivoli
9 20 (4.13%) Packer
10 12 (2.48%) Docker Swarm
10 12 (2.48%) Salt
11 5 (1.03%) Mesos
11 5 (1.03%) systemd
12 3 (0.62%) CA Wily
12 3 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.62%) SCCM
13 2 (0.41%) CFEngine
14 1 (0.21%) logstash
Vendors
1 64 (13.22%) Google
2 52 (10.74%) Oracle
3 46 (9.50%) Microsoft
4 24 (4.96%) Red Hat
5 23 (4.75%) EnterpriseDB
6 18 (3.72%) SaltStack
7 16 (3.31%) VMware
8 11 (2.27%) IBM
9 8 (1.65%) SAP
10 6 (1.24%) Rackspace
11 4 (0.83%) Facebook
11 4 (0.83%) Tableau
12 3 (0.62%) AppDynamics
12 3 (0.62%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.41%) Apple
13 2 (0.41%) Sony
13 2 (0.41%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.41%) Veritas
13 2 (0.41%) Yahoo!
13 2 (0.41%) Zend