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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 36 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 31 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.02% 2.16% 4.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.54% 4.07% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 15
Average salary £35,232 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.70% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £37,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
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
294 221 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 57.09% 53.00% 56.85%
Number of salaries quoted 260 192 203
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £46,000 £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 26 November 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 35 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (71.11%) TDD
3 30 (66.67%) Java
4 26 (57.78%) Scrum
5 25 (55.56%) MongoDB
6 24 (53.33%) RESTful
6 24 (53.33%) Scala
6 24 (53.33%) Open Source
7 23 (51.11%) NoSQL
7 23 (51.11%) Jenkins
7 23 (51.11%) JSON
8 20 (44.44%) Linux
9 19 (42.22%) Python
10 18 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (35.56%) Automated Testing
12 14 (31.11%) HTML
12 14 (31.11%) HTML5
12 14 (31.11%) Play Framework
13 12 (26.67%) Puppet
14 11 (24.44%) Windows
14 11 (24.44%) C#
15 10 (22.22%) C++
15 10 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
15 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
15 10 (22.22%) Mentoring
15 10 (22.22%) Web Development
15 10 (22.22%) Selenium
16 9 (20.00%) Django
16 9 (20.00%) Spring
16 9 (20.00%) Kanban

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 9 (20.00%) Confluence
2 3 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (55.56%) MongoDB
2 23 (51.11%) NoSQL
3 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.89%) MySQL
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (51.11%) Jenkins
2 10 (22.22%) Selenium
3 9 (20.00%) JIRA
4 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.67%) InstallShield
4 3 (6.67%) NUnit
5 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (15.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Software Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Architect
3 9 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Principal Software Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Support
7 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Tester
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.44%) Linux Support
8 1 (2.22%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) RESTful
2 23 (51.11%) JSON
3 14 (31.11%) HTML5
3 14 (31.11%) HTML
3 14 (31.11%) Play Framework
4 9 (20.00%) Spring
4 9 (20.00%) Django
5 7 (15.56%) OpenGL
6 5 (11.11%) CSS
7 4 (8.89%) .NET
8 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.67%) Backbone.js
8 3 (6.67%) Ember.js
8 3 (6.67%) SproutCore
9 2 (4.44%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (4.44%) XML
10 1 (2.22%) XSLT
10 1 (2.22%) XForms
10 1 (2.22%) REST
10 1 (2.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (53.33%) Open Source
2 7 (15.56%) CUDA
2 7 (15.56%) Visualisation
3 3 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Linux
2 11 (24.44%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) CentOS
4 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (71.11%) TDD
3 26 (57.78%) Scrum
4 18 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (35.56%) Automated Testing
6 10 (22.22%) Web Development
6 10 (22.22%) Mentoring
7 9 (20.00%) Kanban
8 8 (17.78%) Image Processing
9 7 (15.56%) 3D Visualisation
9 7 (15.56%) Multithreading
10 5 (11.11%) OO
11 4 (8.89%) MVC
12 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
12 3 (6.67%) OOP
12 3 (6.67%) Web Application Development
13 2 (4.44%) Server Monitoring
14 1 (2.22%) Automation Testing
14 1 (2.22%) BDD
14 1 (2.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) Java
2 24 (53.33%) Scala
3 19 (42.22%) Python
4 11 (24.44%) C#
5 10 (22.22%) C++
6 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.33%) Perl
7 6 (13.33%) PHP
8 5 (11.11%) SQL
9 3 (6.67%) VBScript
9 3 (6.67%) C
10 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.22%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) Puppet
2 10 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.67%) Nagios
4 2 (4.44%) Zenoss
5 1 (2.22%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
1 3 (6.67%) Sencha
2 2 (4.44%) VMware
3 1 (2.22%) Percona
3 1 (2.22%) Apple
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Sage UK Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago