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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 44 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 14 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.50% 1.13% 2.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.32% 2.43% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 8
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £43,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
324 206 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 57.75% 46.40% 57.17%
Number of salaries quoted 220 176 214
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 2 September 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 26 (72.22%) Python
2 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (58.33%) Java
4 19 (52.78%) C#
4 19 (52.78%) Ruby on Rails
4 19 (52.78%) Scala
4 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
5 18 (50.00%) Open Source
5 18 (50.00%) HTML5
5 18 (50.00%) HTML
5 18 (50.00%) CSS
5 18 (50.00%) Linux
5 18 (50.00%) Finance
6 16 (44.44%) Automated Testing
6 16 (44.44%) REST
6 16 (44.44%) Mentoring
7 15 (41.67%) Line Management
7 15 (41.67%) Play Framework
7 15 (41.67%) Google
7 15 (41.67%) Django
7 15 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (41.67%) Guice
7 15 (41.67%) Scrum
7 15 (41.67%) JUnit
8 14 (38.89%) JSON
8 14 (38.89%) CSS3
9 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
9 13 (36.11%) HTTP
10 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
10 12 (33.33%) Spring

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (5.56%) Apache
1 2 (5.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) HTTP
2 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) Relational Database
2 8 (22.22%) MySQL
3 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
2 15 (41.67%) JUnit
3 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
4 12 (33.33%) Subversion
5 7 (19.44%) Selenium
6 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
7 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
7 3 (8.33%) RSpec
8 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.56%) InstallShield
8 2 (5.56%) NUnit
9 1 (2.78%) Hudson
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Software Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Architect
3 3 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 3 (8.33%) Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Lead Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Web Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Principal Software Developer
4 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.56%) Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Linux Support
4 2 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Support
4 2 (5.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) Ruby on Rails
2 18 (50.00%) HTML
2 18 (50.00%) CSS
2 18 (50.00%) HTML5
3 16 (44.44%) REST
4 15 (41.67%) Play Framework
4 15 (41.67%) Django
4 15 (41.67%) Guice
5 14 (38.89%) JSON
5 14 (38.89%) CSS3
6 12 (33.33%) Spring
6 12 (33.33%) Ajax
7 10 (27.78%) RESTful
8 4 (11.11%) XML
8 4 (11.11%) OpenGL
9 3 (8.33%) XForms
9 3 (8.33%) SOAP
9 3 (8.33%) Web Services
9 3 (8.33%) .NET
9 3 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (11.11%) CUDA
2 4 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.78%) GPGPU
3 1 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) CentOS
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) SUSE
4 1 (2.78%) Debian
4 1 (2.78%) Fedora
4 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 16 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 15 (41.67%) Line Management
3 15 (41.67%) Scrum
3 15 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 11 (30.56%) TDD
6 10 (27.78%) Web Development
7 9 (25.00%) Web Design
7 9 (25.00%) OWASP
7 9 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
8 7 (19.44%) OO
9 4 (11.11%) Multithreading
9 4 (11.11%) Image Processing
9 4 (11.11%) Automation Testing
9 4 (11.11%) 3D Visualisation
10 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) Python
2 21 (58.33%) Java
3 19 (52.78%) C#
3 19 (52.78%) Scala
4 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
5 6 (16.67%) C++
6 5 (13.89%) Perl
6 5 (13.89%) PHP
7 3 (8.33%) SQL
7 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.56%) C
8 2 (5.56%) VBScript
9 1 (2.78%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Puppet
2 6 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (13.89%) Nagios
4 3 (8.33%) Ganglia
4 3 (8.33%) collectd
5 2 (5.56%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Google
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.56%) JBoss
3 2 (5.56%) Sencha
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Apple
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + incentives, pension, pmi
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago