The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 10 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 15 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 17.86% 0.66% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.86% 0.93% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
Ruby
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
58 107 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 69.05% 70.86% 58.86%
Number of salaries quoted 30 53 73
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Ruby
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Belfast region.

Ruby Salary Trend in Belfast

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby.

1 16 (84.21%) Java
1 16 (84.21%) Python
2 15 (78.95%) Rapid7
3 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (57.89%) Linux
4 11 (57.89%) Risk Management
5 9 (47.37%) XML
5 9 (47.37%) UNIX
5 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
5 9 (47.37%) User Experience
5 9 (47.37%) Analytics
5 9 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (47.37%) NoSQL
6 8 (42.11%) Scrum
6 8 (42.11%) Degree
6 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
6 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
7 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (36.84%) VMware
7 7 (36.84%) Perl
7 7 (36.84%) SQL
7 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
7 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
8 6 (31.58%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
8 6 (31.58%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (31.58%) SDLC
8 6 (31.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (31.58%) Open Source
8 6 (31.58%) MapReduce

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (15.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
2 6 (31.58%) Wireshark
3 3 (15.79%) Network Security
3 3 (15.79%) HTTPS
3 3 (15.79%) HTTP
4 1 (5.26%) SNMP
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) NoSQL
2 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
3 6 (31.58%) Big Data
3 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
3 6 (31.58%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Metasploit
1 6 (31.58%) Ant
1 6 (31.58%) Maven
1 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Mercurial
2 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.79%) Capybara
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Software Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Software Development Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Lead Software Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Development Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Development Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) XML
2 6 (31.58%) JSON
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) RESTful
3 3 (15.79%) Spring
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) User Experience
2 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
3 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
4 3 (15.79%) Public Cloud
5 1 (5.26%) Clustering
5 1 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) UNIX
3 6 (31.58%) Mac OS X
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Risk Management
3 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
3 9 (47.37%) Analytics
4 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
4 8 (42.11%) Scrum
5 6 (31.58%) Computer Security
5 6 (31.58%) OO
5 6 (31.58%) SOA
5 6 (31.58%) Open Source
5 6 (31.58%) MapReduce
5 6 (31.58%) SDLC
6 5 (26.32%) Product Management
6 5 (26.32%) TDD
7 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Validation
8 3 (15.79%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Java
1 16 (84.21%) Python
2 7 (36.84%) Perl
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (15.79%) Xen
2 3 (15.79%) VirtualBox
3 1 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Nmap
2 4 (21.05%) Puppet
3 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.26%) Nagios
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Rapid7
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
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