Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 130 197
Rank change year-on-year +40 +67 -35
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 423 273 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.27% 2.30% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.78% 4.21% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 369 252 152
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £56,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 7320 6482 6791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.52% 54.67% 51.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6161 5596 5823
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,375 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +14 287 £50,000 +25.00% 19
Cheshire +33 76 £47,500 +22.58% 3
Lancashire +17 28 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Merseyside -4 25 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 276 (65.25%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (48.70%) C#
3 203 (47.99%) .NET
4 202 (47.75%) TDD
5 196 (46.34%) MVC
6 191 (45.15%) Python
7 182 (43.03%) ASP.NET
8 179 (42.32%) ASP.NET Web API
9 175 (41.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 173 (40.90%) RESTful
11 166 (39.24%) SQL Server
12 164 (38.77%) Web Application Development
13 157 (37.12%) Git (software)
14 151 (35.70%) Node.js
15 148 (34.99%) BDD
16 143 (33.81%) JavaScript
16 143 (33.81%) Linux
17 133 (31.44%) AngularJS
18 131 (30.97%) NoSQL
19 129 (30.50%) WCF
20 128 (30.26%) Amazon AWS
21 125 (29.55%) Java
22 123 (29.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 113 (26.71%) KnockoutJS
24 107 (25.30%) Puppet
25 104 (24.59%) Opscode Chef
26 98 (23.17%) HTML
27 97 (22.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 94 (22.22%) Scrum
29 92 (21.75%) DevOps

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 59 (13.95%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (8.04%) OpenStack
3 24 (5.67%) CloudStack
4 22 (5.20%) Apache
5 17 (4.02%) nginx
6 12 (2.84%) Apache Spark
7 10 (2.36%) Tomcat
8 9 (2.13%) JBoss
9 7 (1.65%) Apache Pig
10 6 (1.42%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (0.95%) OpenEdge
12 3 (0.71%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.71%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.47%) Confluence
13 2 (0.47%) IIS
13 2 (0.47%) Jetty
13 2 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.47%) Tornado
14 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.24%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 128 (30.26%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (5.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 24 (5.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (3.31%) OpenShift
6 7 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (1.18%) GitHub
8 3 (0.71%) PaaS
9 2 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.24%) Heroku
10 1 (0.24%) Office 365
10 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.09%) HTTP
2 27 (6.38%) Internet
3 15 (3.55%) SSL
4 10 (2.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.95%) AMQP
5 4 (0.95%) IMAP
5 4 (0.95%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.95%) RS-232
5 4 (0.95%) SMTP
5 4 (0.95%) SS7
6 2 (0.47%) SSH
7 1 (0.24%) DHCP
7 1 (0.24%) DNS
7 1 (0.24%) LDAP
7 1 (0.24%) NAS
7 1 (0.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (39.24%) SQL Server
2 131 (30.97%) NoSQL
3 78 (18.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 72 (17.02%) MongoDB
4 72 (17.02%) SQL Server 2016
5 38 (8.98%) MySQL
6 21 (4.96%) Relational Database
7 18 (4.26%) Redis
8 17 (4.02%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.60%) Apache Hive
9 11 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.13%) Big Data
11 7 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.65%) Riak
12 6 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.42%) CouchDB
12 6 (1.42%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.18%) QlikView
14 4 (0.95%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 157 (37.12%) Git (software)
2 82 (19.39%) TeamCity
3 54 (12.77%) Jenkins
4 33 (7.80%) Selenium
5 30 (7.09%) Cucumber
6 26 (6.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 22 (5.20%) NUnit
8 16 (3.78%) JUnit
8 16 (3.78%) Vagrant
9 12 (2.84%) JIRA
10 10 (2.36%) Gatling
11 9 (2.13%) Subversion
12 8 (1.89%) JMeter
13 7 (1.65%) Bitbucket
13 7 (1.65%) Maven
13 7 (1.65%) WebDriver
14 6 (1.42%) EasyMock
15 5 (1.18%) LoadRunner
16 4 (0.95%) FitNesse
16 4 (0.95%) JBehave
General
1 63 (14.89%) Games
2 31 (7.33%) Finance
3 18 (4.26%) Advertising
4 13 (3.07%) Electronics
4 13 (3.07%) Manufacturing
4 13 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.60%) Marketing
5 11 (2.60%) Music Industry
6 6 (1.42%) Banking
7 4 (0.95%) Legal
8 2 (0.47%) Retail
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 227 (53.66%) Developer
2 144 (34.04%) .NET Developer
3 64 (15.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 43 (10.17%) Software Engineer
5 33 (7.80%) Junior
5 33 (7.80%) Junior Developer
6 29 (6.86%) Senior Software Engineer
7 27 (6.38%) Graduate
7 27 (6.38%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 27 (6.38%) Graduate Developer
7 27 (6.38%) Junior .NET Developer
8 26 (6.15%) Java Developer
8 26 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
8 26 (6.15%) Messaging Developer
9 25 (5.91%) .NET Software Developer
9 25 (5.91%) Cloud Engineer
10 24 (5.67%) Platform Engineer
11 23 (5.44%) Software Developer
12 22 (5.20%) AWS Engineer
13 18 (4.26%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (47.99%) .NET
2 182 (43.03%) ASP.NET
3 179 (42.32%) ASP.NET Web API
4 175 (41.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 173 (40.90%) RESTful
6 151 (35.70%) Node.js
7 133 (31.44%) AngularJS
8 129 (30.50%) WCF
9 123 (29.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 113 (26.71%) KnockoutJS
11 98 (23.17%) HTML
12 97 (22.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 85 (20.09%) .NET Framework
14 84 (19.86%) Entity Framework
15 79 (18.68%) CSS
16 71 (16.78%) Web Services
17 54 (12.77%) Code First Entity Framework
18 52 (12.29%) MSMQ
18 52 (12.29%) WPF
19 40 (9.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.27%) Computer Science
2 20 (4.73%) User Experience
3 19 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (4.26%) Blog
5 16 (3.78%) Digital Media
6 11 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.13%) iPad
7 9 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.18%) Clustering
9 5 (1.18%) PKI
9 5 (1.18%) Social Network
10 4 (0.95%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.95%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.71%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.71%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.71%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.71%) Social Media
11 3 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 143 (33.81%) Linux
2 56 (13.24%) Unix
3 26 (6.15%) Windows
4 18 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.42%) AIX
6 5 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.18%) CentOS
7 4 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.71%) Android
9 2 (0.47%) Debian
9 2 (0.47%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.24%) Fedora
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (65.25%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (47.75%) TDD
3 196 (46.34%) MVC
4 164 (38.77%) Web Application Development
5 148 (34.99%) BDD
6 94 (22.22%) Scrum
7 92 (21.75%) DevOps
8 84 (19.86%) Kanban
9 80 (18.91%) OO
10 74 (17.49%) Software Engineering
11 67 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
12 54 (12.77%) Multithreading
13 52 (12.29%) Dependency Injection
14 50 (11.82%) Configuration Management
14 50 (11.82%) Test Automation
15 48 (11.35%) Web Development
16 34 (8.04%) SDLC
17 28 (6.62%) DSDM
17 28 (6.62%) RUP
18 27 (6.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 206 (48.70%) C#
2 191 (45.15%) Python
3 143 (33.81%) JavaScript
4 125 (29.55%) Java
5 85 (20.09%) SQL
6 73 (17.26%) Bash Shell
7 54 (12.77%) F#
7 54 (12.77%) PHP
8 36 (8.51%) Shell Script
9 34 (8.04%) Perl
10 23 (5.44%) Scala
11 22 (5.20%) C
12 20 (4.73%) TypeScript
13 18 (4.26%) C++
13 18 (4.26%) Go
14 8 (1.89%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.65%) R
16 6 (1.42%) Jython
17 5 (1.18%) Groovy
17 5 (1.18%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (6.38%) Degree
2 21 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.07%) ISTQB
4 12 (2.84%) ISEB
5 10 (2.36%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.47%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.24%) PhD
10 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.73%) QA
2 12 (2.84%) GCP
3 1 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.24%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 47 (11.11%) Docker
2 24 (5.67%) vSphere
2 24 (5.67%) Xen
2 24 (5.67%) XenServer
3 9 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.42%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.18%) PowerHA
6 4 (0.95%) Firmware
7 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.24%) etcd
7 1 (0.24%) flannel
7 1 (0.24%) KVM
7 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 107 (25.30%) Puppet
2 104 (24.59%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (12.53%) Kibana
4 51 (12.06%) Ansible
5 39 (9.22%) Kubernetes
6 26 (6.15%) Cobbler
7 25 (5.91%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 25 (5.91%) Tivoli
7 25 (5.91%) WSUS
8 23 (5.44%) Terraform
9 10 (2.36%) Packer
10 9 (2.13%) Salt
11 5 (1.18%) CFEngine
12 4 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.71%) CA Wily
13 3 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
14 2 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.47%) SCCM
15 1 (0.24%) logstash
15 1 (0.24%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 58 (13.71%) Google
2 43 (10.17%) Oracle
3 39 (9.22%) Microsoft
4 27 (6.38%) Red Hat
5 24 (5.67%) EnterpriseDB
6 13 (3.07%) VMware
7 11 (2.60%) IBM
7 11 (2.60%) SaltStack
8 10 (2.36%) Facebook
9 9 (2.13%) Rackspace
9 9 (2.13%) SAP
10 6 (1.42%) AppDynamics
11 5 (1.18%) Veritas
12 4 (0.95%) Freescale
12 4 (0.95%) HP
12 4 (0.95%) Tableau
13 3 (0.71%) Sun
13 3 (0.71%) Xamarin
14 2 (0.47%) Sony
14 2 (0.47%) Yahoo!