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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 21 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.78% 9.20% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 12.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 0
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +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
48 120 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 66.67% 73.62% 53.15%
Number of salaries quoted 29 85 43
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 13 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Active Record
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Active Record
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python