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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 54 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 30 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.85% 2.96% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.99% 5.38% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 6
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% +38.16%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
501 409 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 64.23% 54.97% 51.47%
Number of salaries quoted 434 359 326
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,002 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 +4 30 £37,500 +6.43% 6
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 56 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (93.10%) TDD
3 49 (84.48%) RESTful
4 48 (82.76%) BDD
5 47 (81.03%) NoSQL
6 46 (79.31%) Node.js
6 46 (79.31%) Git (software)
6 46 (79.31%) C#
7 45 (77.59%) .NET
8 44 (75.86%) SQL Server
8 44 (75.86%) ASP.NET
8 44 (75.86%) MVC
8 44 (75.86%) WCF
8 44 (75.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (75.86%) Web Application Development
8 44 (75.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 39 (67.24%) Entity Framework
9 39 (67.24%) .NET Framework
10 14 (24.14%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (18.97%) Linux
12 9 (15.52%) Python
13 7 (12.07%) Java
13 7 (12.07%) Games
13 7 (12.07%) Scrum
14 5 (8.62%) Automated Testing
14 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
14 5 (8.62%) Internet
14 5 (8.62%) Windows
14 5 (8.62%) Open Source
14 5 (8.62%) Opscode Chef

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 46 (79.31%) Node.js
2 2 (3.45%) Confluence
2 2 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (81.03%) NoSQL
2 44 (75.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (79.31%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.17%) Selenium
4 2 (3.45%) Gradle
4 2 (3.45%) Artifactory
4 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.45%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (3.45%) JUnit
4 2 (3.45%) Subversion
4 2 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) WATIR
5 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.72%) Sahi
General
1 7 (12.07%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (82.76%) Developer
2 44 (75.86%) .NET Developer
3 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
3 4 (6.90%) Analyst
3 4 (6.90%) Test Analyst
4 3 (5.17%) Tester
4 3 (5.17%) QA Analyst
4 3 (5.17%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (5.17%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (3.45%) Principal Software Developer
5 2 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.45%) Administrator
5 2 (3.45%) Architect
5 2 (3.45%) QA Tester
5 2 (3.45%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (1.72%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (1.72%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (1.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (84.48%) RESTful
2 45 (77.59%) .NET
3 44 (75.86%) ASP.NET
3 44 (75.86%) WCF
3 44 (75.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 44 (75.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 39 (67.24%) Entity Framework
4 39 (67.24%) .NET Framework
5 4 (6.90%) Spring
5 4 (6.90%) Django
6 3 (5.17%) Web Services
7 2 (3.45%) HTML5
7 2 (3.45%) REST
7 2 (3.45%) Swing
7 2 (3.45%) HTML
7 2 (3.45%) OpenGL
7 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.45%) JSON
7 2 (3.45%) JPA
8 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.62%) Open Source
3 2 (3.45%) CUDA
3 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (93.10%) TDD
3 48 (82.76%) BDD
4 44 (75.86%) MVC
4 44 (75.86%) Web Application Development
5 7 (12.07%) Scrum
6 5 (8.62%) Automated Testing
7 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
7 4 (6.90%) Image Processing
8 3 (5.17%) Performance Testing
8 3 (5.17%) Manual Testing
9 2 (3.45%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (3.45%) DevOps
9 2 (3.45%) 3D Visualisation
9 2 (3.45%) OO
9 2 (3.45%) OOD
9 2 (3.45%) Web Development
9 2 (3.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (79.31%) C#
2 9 (15.52%) Python
3 7 (12.07%) Java
4 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.90%) Scala
6 2 (3.45%) C++
6 2 (3.45%) Groovy
7 1 (1.72%) Perl
7 1 (1.72%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) SQL
7 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) vSphere
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.17%) Puppet
3 2 (3.45%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.72%) Nagios
4 1 (1.72%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.72%) VMware
2 1 (1.72%) HP
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle
2 1 (1.72%) Percona
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Posted: 16 days ago