Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > North West
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 124 141 109
Rank change year-on-year +17 -32 -4
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 101 231 370
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 2.02% 2.19% 3.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.64% 4.35% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 81 209 338
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +14.44% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,850 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £74,400 £63,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

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 2,771 5,307 6,852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.41% 50.34% 55.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,371 4,073 5,776
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Ruby as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ruby in the North West.

Salary trend for Ruby in the North West

Ruby
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ruby in the North West over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 2020. 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 +21 87 £55,000 +7.84% 15
Lancashire +61 6 £38,750 -42.59% 2
Cheshire +29 6 £53,750 -2.27%
Merseyside +5 1 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Cumbria - 1 £50,000 - 1
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 71 (70.30%) Python
2 50 (49.50%) DevOps
3 46 (45.54%) Linux
3 46 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (40.59%) Java
5 33 (32.67%) Jenkins
5 33 (32.67%) Git (software)
5 33 (32.67%) JavaScript
6 31 (30.69%) AWS
6 31 (30.69%) Go
7 29 (28.71%) SQL
8 28 (27.72%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (24.75%) Open Source
9 25 (24.75%) Docker
9 25 (24.75%) Software Engineering
10 24 (23.76%) Configuration Management
10 24 (23.76%) Kubernetes
11 23 (22.77%) High Availability
11 23 (22.77%) C#
12 22 (21.78%) Shell Script
12 22 (21.78%) TDD
13 21 (20.79%) Terraform
14 20 (19.80%) Microservices
15 19 (18.81%) Ansible
15 19 (18.81%) PHP
16 18 (17.82%) Scrum
16 18 (17.82%) NoSQL
17 17 (16.83%) Puppet
17 17 (16.83%) Bash Shell
17 17 (16.83%) Azure

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 13 (12.87%) Apache
2 8 (7.92%) nginx
3 7 (6.93%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.96%) Drupal
4 4 (3.96%) SilverStripe
4 4 (3.96%) WordPress
5 3 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.99%) Confluence
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (30.69%) AWS
2 17 (16.83%) Azure
3 12 (11.88%) GitHub
4 10 (9.90%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (4.95%) GCP
5 5 (4.95%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.99%) PaaS
6 1 (0.99%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) HTTP
1 5 (4.95%) Internet
2 3 (2.97%) SSL
3 1 (0.99%) DHCP
3 1 (0.99%) DNS
3 1 (0.99%) Skype
3 1 (0.99%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.82%) NoSQL
2 13 (12.87%) MySQL
3 8 (7.92%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (7.92%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.95%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.99%) OLAP
7 1 (0.99%) OLTP
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 33 (32.67%) Git (software)
1 33 (32.67%) Jenkins
2 16 (15.84%) GitLab
3 15 (14.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (7.92%) Selenium
5 5 (4.95%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.95%) Maven
6 4 (3.96%) JIRA
6 4 (3.96%) PHPUnit
6 4 (3.96%) SoapUI
6 4 (3.96%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.98%) Gradle
7 2 (1.98%) Hudson
7 2 (1.98%) RSpec
7 2 (1.98%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.99%) CMake
8 1 (0.99%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.99%) Mockito
8 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.99%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (14.85%) Public Sector
2 11 (10.89%) Finance
3 6 (5.94%) Games
3 6 (5.94%) Marketing
4 5 (4.95%) Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (34.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (27.72%) Developer
3 18 (17.82%) Platform Engineer
4 10 (9.90%) Azure Engineer
4 10 (9.90%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) PHP Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Ruby Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Software Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Applications Support
7 6 (5.94%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (4.95%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Open Source Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Python Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Site Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.83%) Ruby on Rails
2 16 (15.84%) HTML
3 15 (14.85%) CSS
4 14 (13.86%) .NET
5 13 (12.87%) Elastic Stack
6 12 (11.88%) AngularJS
6 12 (11.88%) Node.js
7 9 (8.91%) React
7 9 (8.91%) RESTful
7 9 (8.91%) Web Services
8 8 (7.92%) Ajax
9 7 (6.93%) CSS3
9 7 (6.93%) HTML5
9 7 (6.93%) jQuery
9 7 (6.93%) LAMP
9 7 (6.93%) LEMP Stack
10 6 (5.94%) Ember.js
10 6 (5.94%) Laravel
11 5 (4.95%) Play Framework
11 5 (4.95%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Wiki
2 5 (4.95%) Derivative
2 5 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.95%) Online Games
3 4 (3.96%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.96%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.96%) User Experience
4 1 (0.99%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (45.54%) Linux
2 16 (15.84%) CentOS
3 15 (14.85%) Unix
3 15 (14.85%) Windows
4 13 (12.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.96%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.96%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.98%) Android
7 1 (0.99%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.50%) DevOps
2 46 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (27.72%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (24.75%) Open Source
4 25 (24.75%) Software Engineering
5 24 (23.76%) Configuration Management
6 23 (22.77%) High Availability
7 22 (21.78%) TDD
8 20 (19.80%) Microservices
9 18 (17.82%) Scrum
10 17 (16.83%) E-Commerce
11 14 (13.86%) BDD
11 14 (13.86%) IT Strategy
11 14 (13.86%) Mentoring
12 12 (11.88%) Load Balancing
12 12 (11.88%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
13 11 (10.89%) Infrastructure as Code
14 10 (9.90%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (9.90%) E-Procurement
14 10 (9.90%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 71 (70.30%) Python
2 41 (40.59%) Java
3 33 (32.67%) JavaScript
4 31 (30.69%) Go
5 29 (28.71%) SQL
6 23 (22.77%) C#
7 22 (21.78%) Shell Script
8 19 (18.81%) PHP
9 17 (16.83%) Bash Shell
10 12 (11.88%) C
11 9 (8.91%) Groovy
12 7 (6.93%) C++
13 6 (5.94%) Perl
13 6 (5.94%) Scala
14 5 (4.95%) Java 8
14 5 (4.95%) VBScript
15 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
16 2 (1.98%) ES6
16 2 (1.98%) Kotlin
16 2 (1.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) AWS Certification
2 4 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (3.96%) Degree
3 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (24.75%) Docker
2 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.99%) Firmware
2 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.99%) LXC
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (23.76%) Kubernetes
2 21 (20.79%) Terraform
3 19 (18.81%) Ansible
4 17 (16.83%) Puppet
5 15 (14.85%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (14.85%) Prometheus
6 13 (12.87%) Grafana
7 12 (11.88%) Graphite
8 9 (8.91%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (3.96%) Consul
9 4 (3.96%) Packer
10 3 (2.97%) Cobbler
10 3 (2.97%) Kibana
10 3 (2.97%) Nagios
11 1 (0.99%) Graylog
11 1 (0.99%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.99%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (7.92%) Oracle
1 8 (7.92%) Red Hat
2 6 (5.94%) Google
3 5 (4.95%) EnterpriseDB
4 4 (3.96%) Zend
5 3 (2.97%) SaltStack
5 3 (2.97%) VMware
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.99%) CA
7 1 (0.99%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco
7 1 (0.99%) Citrix
7 1 (0.99%) F5
7 1 (0.99%) IBM
7 1 (0.99%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.99%) Parasoft
7 1 (0.99%) Rackspace