The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 46 44 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 11 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.82% 1.06% 3.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.98% 1.78% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 15
Average salary £47,218 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.92% +63.63%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
Ruby
Tyne and Wear

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

Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
221 169 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 56.67% 59.93% 47.29%
Number of salaries quoted 196 151 199
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Ruby
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 40 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (76.09%) TDD
3 32 (69.57%) Java
4 31 (67.39%) Scrum
5 28 (60.87%) Scala
5 28 (60.87%) Open Source
6 27 (58.70%) RESTful
7 26 (56.52%) NoSQL
8 25 (54.35%) MongoDB
8 25 (54.35%) Jenkins
8 25 (54.35%) JSON
9 22 (47.83%) Python
10 21 (45.65%) Linux
11 18 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (36.96%) Automated Testing
13 14 (30.43%) HTML
13 14 (30.43%) HTML5
13 14 (30.43%) Play Framework
13 14 (30.43%) Mentoring
14 13 (28.26%) Django
15 12 (26.09%) Selenium
15 12 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (26.09%) Puppet
15 12 (26.09%) Windows
16 11 (23.91%) C#
16 11 (23.91%) JIRA
16 11 (23.91%) Spring
16 11 (23.91%) Web Development
16 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
16 11 (23.91%) Kanban

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 11 (23.91%) Confluence
2 3 (6.52%) Node.js
3 1 (2.17%) nginx
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (56.52%) NoSQL
2 25 (54.35%) MongoDB
3 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.35%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (54.35%) Jenkins
2 12 (26.09%) Selenium
3 11 (23.91%) JIRA
4 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.52%) InstallShield
4 3 (6.52%) NUnit
5 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (13.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) Software Developer
2 11 (23.91%) Architect
2 11 (23.91%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (19.57%) Lead Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Principal Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Tester
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
9 1 (2.17%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.17%) Scala Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.17%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (58.70%) RESTful
2 25 (54.35%) JSON
3 14 (30.43%) HTML
3 14 (30.43%) HTML5
3 14 (30.43%) Play Framework
4 13 (28.26%) Django
5 11 (23.91%) Spring
6 6 (13.04%) OpenGL
7 4 (8.70%) .NET
7 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.52%) CSS
9 2 (4.35%) Ember.js
9 2 (4.35%) Backbone.js
9 2 (4.35%) SproutCore
10 1 (2.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (2.17%) Catalyst
10 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (2.17%) WCF
10 1 (2.17%) jQuery
10 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (60.87%) Open Source
2 6 (13.04%) Visualisation
2 6 (13.04%) CUDA
3 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (76.09%) TDD
3 31 (67.39%) Scrum
4 18 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (36.96%) Automated Testing
6 14 (30.43%) Mentoring
7 11 (23.91%) Web Development
7 11 (23.91%) Kanban
8 8 (17.39%) Image Processing
9 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
9 6 (13.04%) 3D Visualisation
10 4 (8.70%) OO
10 4 (8.70%) BDD
11 3 (6.52%) Web Application Development
11 3 (6.52%) Performance Testing
11 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.52%) Manual Testing
11 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
11 3 (6.52%) MVC
12 2 (4.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) Java
2 28 (60.87%) Scala
3 22 (47.83%) Python
4 11 (23.91%) C#
5 8 (17.39%) C++
6 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.87%) Perl
7 5 (10.87%) SQL
8 4 (8.70%) PHP
9 3 (6.52%) VBScript
10 2 (4.35%) C
11 1 (2.17%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (26.09%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Cacti
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Sencha
2 1 (2.17%) Percona
2 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
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