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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 15 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.17% - 2.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.13% - 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
32 103 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 69.57% 72.03% 65.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 78
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,550 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 15 (88.24%) Java
1 15 (88.24%) Rapid7
2 14 (82.35%) Python
3 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (64.71%) Risk Management
5 9 (52.94%) Linux
5 9 (52.94%) XML
5 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
5 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (52.94%) NoSQL
5 9 (52.94%) Analytics
5 9 (52.94%) User Experience
6 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
6 8 (47.06%) Degree
6 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
6 8 (47.06%) UNIX
6 8 (47.06%) Scrum
7 6 (35.29%) VMware
7 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
7 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (35.29%) Nmap
7 6 (35.29%) Maven
7 6 (35.29%) Web Services
7 6 (35.29%) SQL
7 6 (35.29%) Ant
7 6 (35.29%) OO
7 6 (35.29%) SOA
7 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
7 6 (35.29%) SLA
7 6 (35.29%) Mac OS X

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (35.29%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (35.29%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (17.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
1 6 (35.29%) Wireshark
2 3 (17.65%) Network Security
2 3 (17.65%) HTTPS
2 3 (17.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) NoSQL
2 6 (35.29%) Big Data
2 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
2 6 (35.29%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Metasploit
1 6 (35.29%) Ant
1 6 (35.29%) Maven
1 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Mercurial
2 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
2 3 (17.65%) Capybara
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Software Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Software Development Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Lead Software Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Development Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Development Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) XML
2 6 (35.29%) JSON
2 6 (35.29%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) RESTful
3 3 (17.65%) Spring
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) User Experience
2 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
3 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (17.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) UNIX
3 6 (35.29%) Mac OS X
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Risk Management
3 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
3 9 (52.94%) Analytics
4 8 (47.06%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
5 6 (35.29%) Computer Security
5 6 (35.29%) OO
5 6 (35.29%) SOA
5 6 (35.29%) MapReduce
5 6 (35.29%) Open Source
5 6 (35.29%) SDLC
6 5 (29.41%) TDD
6 5 (29.41%) Product Management
7 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
7 3 (17.65%) Validation
7 3 (17.65%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 14 (82.35%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) VirtualBox
2 3 (17.65%) VMware ESX
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (17.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Nmap
2 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Rapid7
2 6 (35.29%) VMware