Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 82 135
Rank change year-on-year -48 +53 +59
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 292 486 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.48% 3.65% 2.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.70% 6.55% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 209 424 273
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £68,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 6,219 7,421 7,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.91% 55.78% 56.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5,207 6,192 6,089
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 22 November 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 22 November 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 -22 235 £50,000 - 30
Cheshire -39 27 £48,750 +2.63% 5
Lancashire -2 16 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Merseyside +12 12 £57,500 +64.29% 6
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2018, 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.

1 188 (64.38%) Python
2 170 (58.22%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (46.58%) DevOps
4 132 (45.21%) Amazon AWS
5 128 (43.84%) Linux
6 124 (42.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 116 (39.73%) TDD
8 111 (38.01%) Puppet
9 106 (36.30%) C#
10 104 (35.62%) Docker
11 103 (35.27%) NoSQL
12 102 (34.93%) Git (software)
12 102 (34.93%) Java
13 98 (33.56%) Opscode Chef
14 97 (33.22%) .NET
15 96 (32.88%) BDD
16 94 (32.19%) RESTful
17 90 (30.82%) MVC
18 89 (30.48%) Configuration Management
19 86 (29.45%) SQL Server
20 85 (29.11%) Node.js
21 83 (28.42%) Ansible
21 83 (28.42%) Kubernetes
21 83 (28.42%) Continuous Integration
22 79 (27.05%) Jenkins
23 78 (26.71%) ASP.NET Web API
24 75 (25.68%) ASP.NET
24 75 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC
25 73 (25.00%) Web Application Development
26 69 (23.63%) SQL Server 2016

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 24 (8.22%) Apache
2 13 (4.45%) nginx
3 12 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (4.11%) JBoss
4 8 (2.74%) OpenStack
5 7 (2.40%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.40%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (2.40%) CloudStack
6 6 (2.05%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.71%) Confluence
8 4 (1.37%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.37%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.37%) WildFly
9 3 (1.03%) Jetty
10 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 132 (45.21%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (42.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (13.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 30 (10.27%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (5.48%) IBM Cloud
6 13 (4.45%) GitHub
7 6 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.68%) Office 365
9 2 (0.68%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.34%) SaaS
10 1 (0.34%) Serverless
10 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.22%) Firewall
2 23 (7.88%) Internet
3 20 (6.85%) VPN
4 11 (3.77%) HTTP
5 9 (3.08%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.37%) DNS
7 3 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.03%) SAN
7 3 (1.03%) SSL
8 1 (0.34%) AMQP
8 1 (0.34%) LAN
8 1 (0.34%) NAS
8 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (35.27%) NoSQL
2 86 (29.45%) SQL Server
3 69 (23.63%) SQL Server 2016
4 34 (11.64%) MongoDB
5 29 (9.93%) MySQL
6 14 (4.79%) Big Data
7 12 (4.11%) Hadoop
8 11 (3.77%) Neo4j
9 9 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (2.40%) Apache Hive
12 6 (2.05%) Redis
13 5 (1.71%) Couchbase
13 5 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.71%) Relational Database
14 4 (1.37%) GIS
14 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
15 3 (1.03%) CouchDB
15 3 (1.03%) HBase
16 2 (0.68%) Riak
Development Applications
1 102 (34.93%) Git (software)
2 79 (27.05%) Jenkins
3 54 (18.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 26 (8.90%) Hudson
5 23 (7.88%) JIRA
5 23 (7.88%) Selenium
5 23 (7.88%) TeamCity
5 23 (7.88%) Vagrant
6 19 (6.51%) Travis CI
7 18 (6.16%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (4.11%) Cucumber
8 12 (4.11%) GitLab
8 12 (4.11%) Subversion
8 12 (4.11%) WebDriver
9 11 (3.77%) SoapUI
10 10 (3.42%) Maven
11 9 (3.08%) JMeter
12 5 (1.71%) LoadRunner
13 4 (1.37%) IntelliJ
13 4 (1.37%) WATIR
General
1 23 (7.88%) Games
2 18 (6.16%) Finance
3 11 (3.77%) Banking
4 8 (2.74%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.40%) Marketing
6 4 (1.37%) Back Office
6 4 (1.37%) Law
7 3 (1.03%) Music Industry
7 3 (1.03%) Retail
8 1 (0.34%) Legal
8 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 131 (44.86%) Developer
2 78 (26.71%) .NET Developer
3 72 (24.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 33 (11.30%) Linux Engineer
5 27 (9.25%) AWS DevOps
6 25 (8.56%) AWS Engineer
6 25 (8.56%) Junior
6 25 (8.56%) Junior Developer
7 24 (8.22%) Java Developer
8 23 (7.88%) Internet Developer
9 21 (7.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 21 (7.19%) Social Media Developer
10 18 (6.16%) Graduate
10 18 (6.16%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 18 (6.16%) Graduate Developer
10 18 (6.16%) Junior .NET Developer
10 18 (6.16%) Platform Engineer
10 18 (6.16%) Senior DevOps
10 18 (6.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 17 (5.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (33.22%) .NET
2 94 (32.19%) RESTful
3 85 (29.11%) Node.js
4 78 (26.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 75 (25.68%) ASP.NET
5 75 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 50 (17.12%) WCF
7 45 (15.41%) .NET Core
8 33 (11.30%) .NET Framework
8 33 (11.30%) HTML
9 30 (10.27%) CSS
10 29 (9.93%) Elastic Stack
11 28 (9.59%) Entity Framework
12 26 (8.90%) AngularJS
13 23 (7.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 22 (7.53%) Spring
15 21 (7.19%) Code First Entity Framework
16 19 (6.51%) Sensu
16 19 (6.51%) Web Services
17 18 (6.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.64%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (7.19%) BBC
2 21 (7.19%) Public Cloud
2 21 (7.19%) Social Media
3 20 (6.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 13 (4.45%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.05%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.71%) Clustering
6 5 (1.71%) NHS
7 4 (1.37%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.37%) Robotics
8 3 (1.03%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.03%) User Experience
9 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.68%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.68%) Social Network
10 1 (0.34%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.34%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 128 (43.84%) Linux
2 31 (10.62%) CentOS
3 22 (7.53%) Ubuntu
4 21 (7.19%) Unix
5 19 (6.51%) Windows
6 13 (4.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.71%) Android
7 5 (1.71%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.71%) Debian
7 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.03%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.34%) AIX
9 1 (0.34%) Fedora
9 1 (0.34%) openSUSE
9 1 (0.34%) Solaris
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (58.22%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (46.58%) DevOps
3 116 (39.73%) TDD
4 96 (32.88%) BDD
5 90 (30.82%) MVC
6 89 (30.48%) Configuration Management
7 83 (28.42%) Continuous Integration
8 73 (25.00%) Web Application Development
9 56 (19.18%) Open Source
10 41 (14.04%) Scrum
11 39 (13.36%) Microservices
12 37 (12.67%) OO
13 35 (11.99%) Test Automation
14 34 (11.64%) Software Engineering
15 33 (11.30%) High Availability
16 29 (9.93%) Continuous Deployment
16 29 (9.93%) Load Balancing
17 27 (9.25%) Deployment Automation
18 22 (7.53%) IT Strategy
18 22 (7.53%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 188 (64.38%) Python
2 106 (36.30%) C#
3 102 (34.93%) Java
4 60 (20.55%) Bash Shell
5 46 (15.75%) Go
6 40 (13.70%) JavaScript
7 37 (12.67%) SQL
8 32 (10.96%) Perl
9 16 (5.48%) C++
10 15 (5.14%) Scala
11 13 (4.45%) Shell Script
12 12 (4.11%) C
12 12 (4.11%) PowerShell
13 11 (3.77%) PHP
14 10 (3.42%) Groovy
15 6 (2.05%) F#
15 6 (2.05%) Java 8
16 4 (1.37%) Bourne shell
16 4 (1.37%) Korn
17 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 39 (13.36%) Degree
2 18 (6.16%) AWS Certification
3 10 (3.42%) RHCE
3 10 (3.42%) RHCSA
4 7 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.03%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.34%) CISSP
6 1 (0.34%) GPEN
6 1 (0.34%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.34%) GXPN
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.34%) MCSE
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.34%) OSCP
6 1 (0.34%) RHCA
6 1 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.30%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.68%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 1 (0.34%) GDPR
System Software
1 104 (35.62%) Docker
2 12 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.77%) vSphere
4 9 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.40%) Xen
5 7 (2.40%) XenServer
6 6 (2.05%) Active Directory
6 6 (2.05%) VirtualBox
7 3 (1.03%) Corosync
7 3 (1.03%) HDFS
7 3 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.34%) LXC
8 1 (0.34%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.34%) Varnish
8 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 111 (38.01%) Puppet
2 98 (33.56%) Opscode Chef
3 83 (28.42%) Ansible
3 83 (28.42%) Kubernetes
4 62 (21.23%) Terraform
5 44 (15.07%) Graphite
6 30 (10.27%) Nagios
7 27 (9.25%) Consul
7 27 (9.25%) Docker Swarm
7 27 (9.25%) Grafana
7 27 (9.25%) Packer
8 24 (8.22%) Prometheus
9 22 (7.53%) Opsview
9 22 (7.53%) Salt
10 19 (6.51%) ZABBIX
11 8 (2.74%) Rancher
12 6 (2.05%) Kibana
13 5 (1.71%) Cobbler
13 5 (1.71%) SCCM
14 4 (1.37%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 50 (17.12%) Google
2 23 (7.88%) Red Hat
2 23 (7.88%) VMware
3 21 (7.19%) Apple
3 21 (7.19%) Facebook
3 21 (7.19%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.19%) Sony
3 21 (7.19%) Yahoo!
4 17 (5.82%) Oracle
5 4 (1.37%) Blue Prism
5 4 (1.37%) New Relic
5 4 (1.37%) SaltStack
5 4 (1.37%) SolarWinds
6 3 (1.03%) ArcSight
6 3 (1.03%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.03%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (0.68%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.34%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.34%) Veritas
8 1 (0.34%) Xamarin