The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 59 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 15 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.78% 0.76% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.28% 1.55% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 8
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +24.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Ruby
England

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

Programming Languages Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
458 323 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 54.46% 49.31% 54.53%
Number of salaries quoted 324 283 367
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Ruby
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Ruby Salary Trend in the North East

Ruby
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in the North East

Ruby
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +9 15 £32,500 -16.66% 4
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 27 (71.05%) Python
2 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (55.26%) Java
4 20 (52.63%) Linux
5 19 (50.00%) C#
5 19 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 19 (50.00%) Scala
5 19 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 18 (47.37%) HTML5
6 18 (47.37%) Open Source
6 18 (47.37%) HTML
6 18 (47.37%) CSS
6 18 (47.37%) Finance
7 16 (42.11%) Automated Testing
7 16 (42.11%) REST
8 15 (39.47%) Play Framework
8 15 (39.47%) Google
8 15 (39.47%) JSON
8 15 (39.47%) Django
8 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (39.47%) Guice
8 15 (39.47%) Scrum
8 15 (39.47%) JUnit
9 14 (36.84%) HTTP
9 14 (36.84%) CSS3
10 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
10 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
11 12 (31.58%) Ajax
11 12 (31.58%) Spring
11 12 (31.58%) Subversion

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 3 (7.89%) Apache
2 2 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) HTTP
2 3 (7.89%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
2 9 (23.68%) MySQL
3 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (39.47%) JUnit
3 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
4 12 (31.58%) Subversion
5 7 (18.42%) Selenium
6 4 (10.53%) WebDriver
7 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
7 3 (7.89%) RSpec
8 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.26%) InstallShield
8 2 (5.26%) NUnit
9 1 (2.63%) Hudson
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Software Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Web Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Principal Software Developer
4 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.26%) Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Linux Support
4 2 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Systems Support
4 2 (5.26%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 18 (47.37%) HTML
2 18 (47.37%) CSS
2 18 (47.37%) HTML5
3 16 (42.11%) REST
4 15 (39.47%) Play Framework
4 15 (39.47%) JSON
4 15 (39.47%) Django
4 15 (39.47%) Guice
5 14 (36.84%) CSS3
6 12 (31.58%) Spring
6 12 (31.58%) Ajax
7 10 (26.32%) RESTful
8 5 (13.16%) XML
9 4 (10.53%) OpenGL
10 3 (7.89%) XForms
10 3 (7.89%) SOAP
10 3 (7.89%) Web Services
10 3 (7.89%) .NET
10 3 (7.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) Open Source
2 4 (10.53%) CUDA
2 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.63%) GPGPU
3 1 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.26%) CentOS
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.26%) SUSE
3 2 (5.26%) Debian
4 1 (2.63%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Automated Testing
3 15 (39.47%) Scrum
3 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
5 11 (28.95%) TDD
5 11 (28.95%) Web Development
6 9 (23.68%) Web Design
6 9 (23.68%) OWASP
6 9 (23.68%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
7 7 (18.42%) OO
8 4 (10.53%) Multithreading
8 4 (10.53%) Image Processing
8 4 (10.53%) Automation Testing
8 4 (10.53%) 3D Visualisation
9 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.89%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) Python
2 21 (55.26%) Java
3 19 (50.00%) C#
3 19 (50.00%) Scala
4 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.79%) C++
6 5 (13.16%) Perl
6 5 (13.16%) PHP
7 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
8 3 (7.89%) SQL
9 2 (5.26%) VBScript
9 2 (5.26%) C
10 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.63%) Jython
10 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.89%) Docker
2 2 (5.26%) KVM
3 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Puppet
2 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (13.16%) Nagios
4 3 (7.89%) Ganglia
4 3 (7.89%) collectd
5 2 (5.26%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Google
2 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) Sencha
4 2 (5.26%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) Apple
5 1 (2.63%) Rackspace
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