The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 15 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 12 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 7.89% 2.91% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.37% 4.68% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 0
Average salary £38,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
97 171 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 63.82% 62.18% 52.80%
Number of salaries quoted 69 105 59
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Ruby
County Antrim

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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Belfast

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) PHP
3 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (44.00%) CSS
4 10 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (36.00%) HTML5
5 9 (36.00%) Python
6 7 (28.00%) Perl
7 5 (20.00%) Java
8 4 (16.00%) C++
8 4 (16.00%) OO
8 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (16.00%) Web Development
8 4 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (12.00%) JSON
9 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (12.00%) Linux
9 3 (12.00%) C#
9 3 (12.00%) SQL
9 3 (12.00%) UNIX
10 2 (8.00%) OOD
10 2 (8.00%) ISEB
10 2 (8.00%) WinRunner
10 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
10 2 (8.00%) Perforce
10 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (8.00%) Retail
10 2 (8.00%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (8.00%) Degree
10 2 (8.00%) E-Learning

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SSH
1 1 (4.00%) SNMP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Ruby Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C++ Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (8.00%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) C++ Applications Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Applications Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Verification Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 11 (44.00%) CSS
3 10 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 9 (36.00%) HTML5
5 3 (12.00%) JSON
6 2 (8.00%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (8.00%) jQuery
6 2 (8.00%) CSS3
7 1 (4.00%) Web Services
7 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
1 3 (12.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) OpenVMS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) OO
1 4 (16.00%) Web Development
1 4 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.00%) OOD
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Release Management
3 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.00%) System Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Web Design
4 1 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) PHP
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) Python
4 7 (28.00%) Perl
5 5 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (16.00%) C++
7 3 (12.00%) C#
7 3 (12.00%) SQL
8 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Perforce
1 2 (8.00%) Segue
2 1 (4.00%) VMware