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

Ruby
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 88 120
Rank change year-on-year -5 +32 +107
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 412 446 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.33% 3.46% 2.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.76% 5.89% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 364 387 260
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +4.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £65,125
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +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 7,151 7,570 5,924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.72% 58.71% 52.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6,005 6,493 5,080
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 22 June 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 June 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 0 281 £50,000 +11.11% 56
Cheshire -22 62 £42,500 -10.99% 3
Merseyside +7 33 £47,500 +35.71% 6
Lancashire +5 29 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 261 (63.35%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (53.40%) TDD
3 202 (49.03%) C#
4 187 (45.39%) Python
5 183 (44.42%) RESTful
6 181 (43.93%) BDD
7 180 (43.69%) MVC
8 166 (40.29%) .NET
9 158 (38.35%) Git (software)
10 157 (38.11%) SQL Server
11 153 (37.14%) ASP.NET Web API
12 152 (36.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 152 (36.89%) ASP.NET
13 149 (36.17%) Web Application Development
14 144 (34.95%) Node.js
15 142 (34.47%) Amazon AWS
16 137 (33.25%) Java
17 131 (31.80%) NoSQL
18 128 (31.07%) WCF
19 117 (28.40%) Linux
20 111 (26.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 110 (26.70%) JavaScript
22 105 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
22 105 (25.49%) SQL Server 2016
23 104 (25.24%) DevOps
24 102 (24.76%) .NET Framework
25 99 (24.03%) Entity Framework
26 85 (20.63%) AngularJS
27 83 (20.15%) Microsoft Azure
28 76 (18.45%) PHP

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 45 (10.92%) Elasticsearch
2 32 (7.77%) nginx
3 26 (6.31%) Apache
4 16 (3.88%) Apache Spark
5 9 (2.18%) JBoss
6 8 (1.94%) Apache Pig
7 7 (1.70%) OpenEdge
8 6 (1.46%) CloudStack
8 6 (1.46%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.97%) Confluence
10 3 (0.73%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.73%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.49%) Jetty
11 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.49%) WordPress
12 1 (0.24%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Magento
1 2 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 142 (34.47%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (20.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 19 (4.61%) GitHub
3 19 (4.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (3.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.73%) Heroku
6 3 (0.73%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.73%) Serverless
7 2 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.49%) AWS OpsWorks
7 2 (0.49%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.49%) Office 365
7 2 (0.49%) PaaS
7 2 (0.49%) Route 53
7 2 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.85%) HTTP
2 15 (3.64%) SSL
3 14 (3.40%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.43%) Firewall
5 7 (1.70%) NAS
5 7 (1.70%) SAN
6 6 (1.46%) VPN
7 2 (0.49%) DNS
8 1 (0.24%) AMQP
8 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (38.11%) SQL Server
2 131 (31.80%) NoSQL
3 105 (25.49%) SQL Server 2016
4 56 (13.59%) MongoDB
5 50 (12.14%) MySQL
6 35 (8.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 22 (5.34%) Redis
8 21 (5.10%) Big Data
9 19 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (4.37%) Hadoop
11 14 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.94%) Apache Hive
13 7 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (1.46%) Couchbase
15 5 (1.21%) Datomic
16 4 (0.97%) Relational Database
17 3 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 2 (0.49%) Neo4j
18 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
18 2 (0.49%) Riak
Development Applications
1 158 (38.35%) Git (software)
2 68 (16.50%) Jenkins
3 64 (15.53%) TeamCity
4 36 (8.74%) Vagrant
5 33 (8.01%) Selenium
6 28 (6.80%) JIRA
7 26 (6.31%) WebDriver
8 21 (5.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (5.10%) SoapUI
9 20 (4.85%) Subversion
10 19 (4.61%) Cucumber
11 18 (4.37%) Maven
12 15 (3.64%) Hudson
13 12 (2.91%) NUnit
14 9 (2.18%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (1.94%) Travis CI
16 7 (1.70%) JMeter
17 6 (1.46%) Gradle
18 5 (1.21%) LoadRunner
19 4 (0.97%) Xcode
General
1 45 (10.92%) Finance
2 44 (10.68%) Games
3 22 (5.34%) Advertising
4 16 (3.88%) Banking
5 14 (3.40%) Marketing
6 12 (2.91%) Music Industry
7 9 (2.18%) Electronics
7 9 (2.18%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.18%) Retail
7 9 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.94%) Back Office
8 8 (1.94%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.94%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 226 (54.85%) Developer
2 141 (34.22%) .NET Developer
3 80 (19.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 38 (9.22%) Linux Engineer
5 35 (8.50%) AWS Engineer
6 33 (8.01%) Junior
7 32 (7.77%) AWS DevOps
7 32 (7.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 32 (7.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 31 (7.52%) Graduate
8 31 (7.52%) Graduate Developer
9 30 (7.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 30 (7.28%) Software Engineer
10 29 (7.04%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 29 (7.04%) Junior .NET Developer
10 29 (7.04%) Junior Developer
11 22 (5.34%) Java Developer
12 21 (5.10%) Cloud Engineer
13 20 (4.85%) Analyst
14 17 (4.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (44.42%) RESTful
2 166 (40.29%) .NET
3 153 (37.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 152 (36.89%) ASP.NET
4 152 (36.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 144 (34.95%) Node.js
6 128 (31.07%) WCF
7 111 (26.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 102 (24.76%) .NET Framework
9 99 (24.03%) Entity Framework
10 85 (20.63%) AngularJS
11 75 (18.20%) KnockoutJS
12 71 (17.23%) HTML
13 70 (16.99%) Code First Entity Framework
14 68 (16.50%) CSS
15 66 (16.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 64 (15.53%) Web Services
17 45 (10.92%) HTML5
18 43 (10.44%) CSS3
19 41 (9.95%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.86%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.07%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (4.85%) User Experience
4 16 (3.88%) Social Network
5 15 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.70%) Fintech
7 7 (1.70%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.70%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (0.97%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.73%) Clustering
10 3 (0.73%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.49%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.49%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.49%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.49%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 117 (28.40%) Linux
2 42 (10.19%) Unix
3 30 (7.28%) Windows
4 12 (2.91%) CentOS
5 9 (2.18%) Debian
6 8 (1.94%) Android
7 6 (1.46%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.97%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (63.35%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (53.40%) TDD
3 181 (43.93%) BDD
4 180 (43.69%) MVC
5 149 (36.17%) Web Application Development
6 105 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
7 104 (25.24%) DevOps
8 76 (18.45%) Configuration Management
9 72 (17.48%) Scrum
10 71 (17.23%) OO
11 70 (16.99%) Kanban
12 68 (16.50%) Software Engineering
13 65 (15.78%) Open Source
13 65 (15.78%) Web Development
14 62 (15.05%) Test Automation
15 47 (11.41%) Multithreading
16 41 (9.95%) Dependency Injection
17 39 (9.47%) Mentoring
18 34 (8.25%) SOA
19 32 (7.77%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 202 (49.03%) C#
2 187 (45.39%) Python
3 137 (33.25%) Java
4 110 (26.70%) JavaScript
5 76 (18.45%) PHP
6 74 (17.96%) Bash Shell
7 61 (14.81%) SQL
8 48 (11.65%) Go
9 41 (9.95%) F#
10 35 (8.50%) Perl
11 30 (7.28%) C++
12 16 (3.88%) Groovy
12 16 (3.88%) Shell Script
13 15 (3.64%) C
14 14 (3.40%) Scala
15 13 (3.16%) TypeScript
16 11 (2.67%) VB
16 11 (2.67%) VB.NET
17 9 (2.18%) PowerShell
18 6 (1.46%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 22 (5.34%) Degree
2 19 (4.61%) AWS Certification
3 16 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.94%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.97%) RHCE
5 4 (0.97%) RHCSA
6 3 (0.73%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) CISSP
7 1 (0.24%) GPEN
7 1 (0.24%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.24%) GXPN
7 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.24%) MCSE
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.24%) OSCP
7 1 (0.24%) RHCA
7 1 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.77%) QA
2 9 (2.18%) GCP
3 8 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.70%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) GDPR
System Software
1 64 (15.53%) Docker
2 9 (2.18%) Varnish
3 8 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.46%) vSphere
4 6 (1.46%) Xen
4 6 (1.46%) XenServer
5 5 (1.21%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.97%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.73%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.24%) LXC
Systems Management
1 73 (17.72%) Opscode Chef
2 67 (16.26%) Puppet
3 62 (15.05%) Ansible
4 58 (14.08%) Kubernetes
5 47 (11.41%) Terraform
6 41 (9.95%) Kibana
7 33 (8.01%) Packer
8 24 (5.83%) Nagios
9 19 (4.61%) Graphite
10 17 (4.13%) Salt
11 16 (3.88%) Consul
12 15 (3.64%) Grafana
13 13 (3.16%) Docker Swarm
14 12 (2.91%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 12 (2.91%) WSUS
15 9 (2.18%) HAProxy
16 7 (1.70%) Rancher
17 6 (1.46%) Opsview
17 6 (1.46%) ZABBIX
18 5 (1.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (14.32%) Google
2 34 (8.25%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.40%) SaltStack
4 13 (3.16%) Red Hat
5 12 (2.91%) Capita
6 10 (2.43%) Oracle
6 10 (2.43%) VMware
7 9 (2.18%) Facebook
7 9 (2.18%) SAP
8 4 (0.97%) New Relic
8 4 (0.97%) SolarWinds
9 3 (0.73%) Cisco
9 3 (0.73%) Citrix
9 3 (0.73%) F5
10 2 (0.49%) Blue Prism
10 2 (0.49%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.49%) IBM
10 2 (0.49%) Splunk
10 2 (0.49%) Twitter
11 1 (0.24%) WooCommerce