Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 74 99
Rank change year-on-year -68 +25 +71
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 242 518 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.31% 4.09% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.41% 7.21% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 177 459 342
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,650 £25,575
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
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 5,492 7,180 7,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.45% 56.76% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4,607 5,929 6,168
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,700 £61,250 £60,000
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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -46 203 £50,000 - 34
Cheshire -42 24 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Lancashire -9 9 £57,500 +64.29% 4
Merseyside 0 5 £77,500 +121.43% 7
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 152 (62.81%) Python
2 131 (54.13%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (44.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 106 (43.80%) DevOps
4 106 (43.80%) Linux
5 101 (41.74%) C#
5 101 (41.74%) Amazon AWS
6 95 (39.26%) Git (software)
7 94 (38.84%) TDD
8 89 (36.78%) NoSQL
9 88 (36.36%) Docker
10 86 (35.54%) BDD
10 86 (35.54%) Java
11 84 (34.71%) Puppet
12 82 (33.88%) Node.js
13 81 (33.47%) .NET
14 79 (32.64%) RESTful
15 78 (32.23%) Configuration Management
16 76 (31.40%) SQL Server
16 76 (31.40%) Kubernetes
17 75 (30.99%) Opscode Chef
17 75 (30.99%) MVC
18 69 (28.51%) Web Application Development
19 67 (27.69%) Continuous Integration
20 66 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
21 65 (26.86%) ASP.NET MVC
21 65 (26.86%) ASP.NET
22 64 (26.45%) SQL Server 2016
23 60 (24.79%) Ansible
23 60 (24.79%) Jenkins

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 11 (4.55%) Apache
2 8 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.07%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.07%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (2.07%) nginx
3 5 (2.07%) WildFly
4 4 (1.65%) Confluence
4 4 (1.65%) JBoss
4 4 (1.65%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.65%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.24%) CloudStack
6 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.83%) Jetty
6 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.41%) IIS
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 108 (44.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (41.74%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (17.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 33 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (6.61%) IBM Cloud
6 10 (4.13%) GitHub
7 5 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (2.07%) Serverless
8 4 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.83%) Amazon Alexa
10 2 (0.83%) Dialogflow
10 2 (0.83%) Wit.ai
11 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.41%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.74%) Internet
2 19 (7.85%) Firewall
3 15 (6.20%) VPN
4 5 (2.07%) HTTP
5 3 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (1.24%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.83%) SAN
7 1 (0.41%) LAN
7 1 (0.41%) SSL
7 1 (0.41%) VLAN
7 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (36.78%) NoSQL
2 76 (31.40%) SQL Server
3 64 (26.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 24 (9.92%) MySQL
5 23 (9.50%) MongoDB
6 16 (6.61%) Big Data
7 13 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (4.96%) Neo4j
9 9 (3.72%) Redis
10 8 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (3.31%) Hadoop
10 8 (3.31%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.07%) Apache Hive
11 5 (2.07%) HBase
12 4 (1.65%) GIS
13 3 (1.24%) CouchDB
13 3 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.41%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.41%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 95 (39.26%) Git (software)
2 60 (24.79%) Jenkins
3 43 (17.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 19 (7.85%) JIRA
5 17 (7.02%) Selenium
6 16 (6.61%) Travis CI
6 16 (6.61%) Vagrant
7 15 (6.20%) Hudson
8 13 (5.37%) TeamCity
9 11 (4.55%) WebDriver
10 10 (4.13%) GitLab
10 10 (4.13%) Maven
10 10 (4.13%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (4.13%) SoapUI
10 10 (4.13%) Subversion
11 6 (2.48%) Cucumber
12 5 (2.07%) IntelliJ
13 4 (1.65%) JMeter
14 2 (0.83%) JUnit
14 2 (0.83%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (6.20%) Finance
2 12 (4.96%) Games
3 10 (4.13%) Publishing
4 8 (3.31%) Banking
5 7 (2.89%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.65%) Marketing
7 3 (1.24%) Law
7 3 (1.24%) Retail
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 114 (47.11%) Developer
2 66 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 58 (23.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 29 (11.98%) Linux Engineer
5 26 (10.74%) Internet Developer
6 24 (9.92%) AWS DevOps
6 24 (9.92%) Social Media Developer
7 22 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
8 19 (7.85%) Senior DevOps
8 19 (7.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 18 (7.44%) Java Developer
10 15 (6.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 15 (6.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 15 (6.20%) Software Engineer
10 15 (6.20%) Trainer
11 14 (5.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 14 (5.79%) Junior
11 14 (5.79%) Junior Developer
12 13 (5.37%) Test Engineer
13 12 (4.96%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (33.88%) Node.js
2 81 (33.47%) .NET
3 79 (32.64%) RESTful
4 66 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 65 (26.86%) ASP.NET
5 65 (26.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 50 (20.66%) .NET Core
7 38 (15.70%) WCF
8 26 (10.74%) Elastic Stack
9 21 (8.68%) HTML
9 21 (8.68%) Spring
10 20 (8.26%) CSS
11 19 (7.85%) .NET Framework
12 17 (7.02%) Sensu
13 15 (6.20%) Web Services
14 14 (5.79%) AngularJS
14 14 (5.79%) Entity Framework
15 13 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 13 (5.37%) Code First Entity Framework
16 12 (4.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.94%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (9.92%) BBC
2 24 (9.92%) Social Media
3 17 (7.02%) Public Cloud
4 15 (6.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.07%) NHS
7 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.65%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.83%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.83%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.83%) Clustering
8 2 (0.83%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.41%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.41%) Fintech
9 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 106 (43.80%) Linux
2 28 (11.57%) CentOS
3 25 (10.33%) Ubuntu
4 20 (8.26%) Unix
5 12 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.31%) Windows
7 4 (1.65%) Debian
8 3 (1.24%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.83%) Android
9 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.41%) AIX
10 1 (0.41%) Fedora
10 1 (0.41%) openSUSE
10 1 (0.41%) Solaris
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (54.13%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (43.80%) DevOps
3 94 (38.84%) TDD
4 86 (35.54%) BDD
5 78 (32.23%) Configuration Management
6 75 (30.99%) MVC
7 69 (28.51%) Web Application Development
8 67 (27.69%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (18.60%) Open Source
10 41 (16.94%) OO
11 35 (14.46%) Microservices
12 34 (14.05%) Software Engineering
13 30 (12.40%) Scrum
14 27 (11.16%) Test Automation
15 22 (9.09%) High Availability
16 21 (8.68%) Continuous Deployment
17 20 (8.26%) IT Strategy
17 20 (8.26%) Load Balancing
18 19 (7.85%) Deployment Automation
18 19 (7.85%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 152 (62.81%) Python
2 101 (41.74%) C#
3 86 (35.54%) Java
4 55 (22.73%) Bash Shell
5 37 (15.29%) JavaScript
6 31 (12.81%) Go
7 26 (10.74%) Perl
8 21 (8.68%) SQL
9 20 (8.26%) C++
10 18 (7.44%) PHP
11 12 (4.96%) Apple Swift
11 12 (4.96%) Scala
12 11 (4.55%) C
12 11 (4.55%) Groovy
13 10 (4.13%) ES6
13 10 (4.13%) Kotlin
13 10 (4.13%) Objective-C
13 10 (4.13%) TypeScript
14 7 (2.89%) Shell Script
15 6 (2.48%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 30 (12.40%) Degree
2 18 (7.44%) AWS Certification
3 9 (3.72%) RHCE
3 9 (3.72%) RHCSA
4 3 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.83%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.41%) CISSP
6 1 (0.41%) GPEN
6 1 (0.41%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.41%) GXPN
6 1 (0.41%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (15.70%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 88 (36.36%) Docker
2 6 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.48%) vSphere
3 5 (2.07%) HDFS
3 5 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.24%) Corosync
4 3 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.83%) Varnish
5 2 (0.83%) Xen
5 2 (0.83%) XenServer
6 1 (0.41%) LXC
6 1 (0.41%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 84 (34.71%) Puppet
2 76 (31.40%) Kubernetes
3 75 (30.99%) Opscode Chef
4 60 (24.79%) Ansible
5 48 (19.83%) Terraform
6 38 (15.70%) Graphite
7 23 (9.50%) Consul
7 23 (9.50%) Packer
8 22 (9.09%) Docker Swarm
8 22 (9.09%) Grafana
9 21 (8.68%) Nagios
9 21 (8.68%) Prometheus
10 18 (7.44%) Opsview
11 16 (6.61%) Salt
11 16 (6.61%) ZABBIX
12 5 (2.07%) HAProxy
13 3 (1.24%) Cobbler
13 3 (1.24%) Icinga
13 3 (1.24%) Pacemaker
14 2 (0.83%) Rancher
Vendors
1 37 (15.29%) Google
2 26 (10.74%) Apple
2 26 (10.74%) Facebook
3 24 (9.92%) Sony
3 24 (9.92%) Yahoo!
4 21 (8.68%) Red Hat
5 14 (5.79%) Microsoft
6 13 (5.37%) VMware
7 12 (4.96%) Oracle
8 4 (1.65%) SaltStack
9 3 (1.24%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.24%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.83%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.83%) EnterpriseDB
10 2 (0.83%) IBM
11 1 (0.41%) Dynatrace
11 1 (0.41%) Veritas
11 1 (0.41%) Zend