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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 49 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 15 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.12% 4.01% 2.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.97% 6.98% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 10
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% +28.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
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
302 215 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 62.79% 57.49% 42.18%
Number of salaries quoted 261 194 201
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 31 March 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (85.29%) TDD
3 24 (70.59%) RESTful
3 24 (70.59%) NoSQL
4 18 (52.94%) Scrum
5 17 (50.00%) Java
5 17 (50.00%) Open Source
6 15 (44.12%) Scala
7 14 (41.18%) BDD
7 14 (41.18%) MongoDB
7 14 (41.18%) Python
8 13 (38.24%) Linux
8 13 (38.24%) JSON
8 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
9 12 (35.29%) C#
10 11 (32.35%) .NET
10 11 (32.35%) MVC
10 11 (32.35%) Web Application Development
10 11 (32.35%) Node.js
11 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
11 10 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (29.41%) Entity Framework
11 10 (29.41%) WCF
11 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
11 10 (29.41%) .NET Framework
11 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
11 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
12 8 (23.53%) Django

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (32.35%) Node.js
2 6 (17.65%) Confluence
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (70.59%) NoSQL
2 14 (41.18%) MongoDB
3 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.88%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
2 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 7 (20.59%) Selenium
4 6 (17.65%) JIRA
5 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.94%) Sahi
6 1 (2.94%) WATIR
6 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Tester
6 3 (8.82%) QA Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Principal Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (5.88%) QA Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) RESTful
2 13 (38.24%) JSON
3 11 (32.35%) .NET
4 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
4 10 (29.41%) .NET Framework
4 10 (29.41%) WCF
4 10 (29.41%) Entity Framework
4 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (23.53%) Django
6 7 (20.59%) HTML5
6 7 (20.59%) HTML
6 7 (20.59%) Play Framework
7 6 (17.65%) Spring
8 2 (5.88%) OpenGL
9 1 (2.94%) CSS
9 1 (2.94%) Web Services
9 1 (2.94%) XML
9 1 (2.94%) SproutCore
9 1 (2.94%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Open Source
2 10 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.88%) CUDA
3 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) CentOS
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (85.29%) TDD
3 18 (52.94%) Scrum
4 14 (41.18%) BDD
5 11 (32.35%) Web Application Development
5 11 (32.35%) MVC
6 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
7 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
8 6 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (17.65%) Web Development
8 6 (17.65%) Kanban
9 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 4 (11.76%) Image Processing
10 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
11 2 (5.88%) 3D Visualisation
11 2 (5.88%) DevOps
11 2 (5.88%) System Testing
11 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Java
2 15 (44.12%) Scala
3 14 (41.18%) Python
4 12 (35.29%) C#
5 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.82%) C++
7 2 (5.88%) Perl
7 2 (5.88%) PHP
7 2 (5.88%) SQL
8 1 (2.94%) C
8 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Puppet
1 7 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Nagios
2 1 (2.94%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.94%) VMware
2 1 (2.94%) Sencha
2 1 (2.94%) Percona
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) HP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Newcastle
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: £55,120
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago