The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 44 52 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 11 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.97% 0.90% 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.74% 1.79% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 8
Average salary £41,750 £40,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.45% +16.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £35,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £37,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
294 223 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 52.69% 50.11% 58.28%
Number of salaries quoted 214 189 222
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
Tyne and Wear

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 1 August 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 23 (71.88%) Python
2 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (59.38%) Linux
3 19 (59.38%) Ruby on Rails
3 19 (59.38%) Scala
3 19 (59.38%) Jenkins
4 18 (56.25%) Open Source
4 18 (56.25%) C#
4 18 (56.25%) Java
4 18 (56.25%) Finance
5 16 (50.00%) HTML
5 16 (50.00%) CSS
5 16 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 16 (50.00%) HTML5
5 16 (50.00%) REST
6 15 (46.88%) Play Framework
6 15 (46.88%) Guice
6 15 (46.88%) Google
6 15 (46.88%) Django
6 15 (46.88%) JUnit
7 14 (43.75%) Scrum
7 14 (43.75%) JSON
7 14 (43.75%) CSS3
8 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (40.63%) Git (software)
9 12 (37.50%) Ajax
9 12 (37.50%) Spring
9 12 (37.50%) Subversion
9 12 (37.50%) Configuration Management
9 12 (37.50%) HTTP

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 7 (21.88%) MySQL
3 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Jenkins
2 15 (46.88%) JUnit
3 13 (40.63%) Git (software)
4 12 (37.50%) Subversion
5 6 (18.75%) Selenium
6 3 (9.38%) RSpec
6 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
6 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.13%) Hudson
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Web Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Support
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Support
4 2 (6.25%) Programmer
4 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) Ruby on Rails
2 16 (50.00%) HTML
2 16 (50.00%) CSS
2 16 (50.00%) HTML5
2 16 (50.00%) REST
3 15 (46.88%) Play Framework
3 15 (46.88%) Guice
3 15 (46.88%) Django
4 14 (43.75%) JSON
4 14 (43.75%) CSS3
5 12 (37.50%) Ajax
5 12 (37.50%) Spring
6 10 (31.25%) RESTful
7 5 (15.63%) OpenGL
8 3 (9.38%) SOAP
8 3 (9.38%) Web Services
8 3 (9.38%) XML
8 3 (9.38%) XForms
8 3 (9.38%) Sensu
9 2 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) Open Source
2 5 (15.63%) Visualisation
3 4 (12.50%) CUDA
4 2 (6.25%) GPGPU
5 1 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) CentOS
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.13%) Fedora
4 1 (3.13%) SUSE
4 1 (3.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 14 (43.75%) Scrum
4 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (37.50%) Configuration Management
6 10 (31.25%) TDD
6 10 (31.25%) Web Development
7 9 (28.13%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (28.13%) OWASP
7 9 (28.13%) Web Design
8 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
9 5 (15.63%) 3D Visualisation
9 5 (15.63%) Multithreading
9 5 (15.63%) Image Processing
10 4 (12.50%) OO
11 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (9.38%) User Stories
11 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Python
2 19 (59.38%) Scala
3 18 (56.25%) C#
3 18 (56.25%) Java
4 6 (18.75%) C++
5 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
6 3 (9.38%) PHP
7 2 (6.25%) Perl
8 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) KVM
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Puppet
2 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (15.63%) Nagios
4 3 (9.38%) Ganglia
4 3 (9.38%) collectd
5 2 (6.25%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Google
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) Sencha
4 1 (3.13%) Apple
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Catalyst
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: £44,080 - £54,570
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 21 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago