The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 North East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 55 60 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 21 8 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.88% 1.08% 3.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.32% 2.17% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 18
Average salary £35,232 £27,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.11% -18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,636 £17,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,983 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
395 369 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 54.26% 49.80% 45.93%
Number of salaries quoted 345 331 306
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Ruby
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +14 21 £35,232 +28.11% 2
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (72.41%) Python
3 20 (68.97%) C#
4 18 (62.07%) Finance
4 18 (62.07%) Java
4 18 (62.07%) Ruby on Rails
4 18 (62.07%) Scala
4 18 (62.07%) Open Source
4 18 (62.07%) REST
4 18 (62.07%) Jenkins
5 17 (58.62%) Linux
6 15 (51.72%) HTML
6 15 (51.72%) JUnit
6 15 (51.72%) CSS
6 15 (51.72%) Google
6 15 (51.72%) Ajax
6 15 (51.72%) Automated Testing
6 15 (51.72%) Scrum
6 15 (51.72%) Guice
6 15 (51.72%) Django
6 15 (51.72%) Play Framework
7 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
7 12 (41.38%) CSS3
7 12 (41.38%) HTML5
7 12 (41.38%) Subversion
7 12 (41.38%) Spring
7 12 (41.38%) JSON
7 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (41.38%) HTTP
7 12 (41.38%) Configuration Management

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.69%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Jenkins
2 15 (51.72%) JUnit
3 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
3 12 (41.38%) Subversion
4 6 (20.69%) Selenium
5 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.34%) RSpec
5 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
3 4 (13.79%) C++ Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Programmer
4 3 (10.34%) Lead Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) PHP Developer
4 3 (10.34%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Programmer
4 3 (10.34%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) Ruby on Rails
1 18 (62.07%) REST
2 15 (51.72%) HTML
2 15 (51.72%) CSS
2 15 (51.72%) Ajax
2 15 (51.72%) Guice
2 15 (51.72%) Django
2 15 (51.72%) Play Framework
3 12 (41.38%) CSS3
3 12 (41.38%) HTML5
3 12 (41.38%) Spring
3 12 (41.38%) JSON
4 9 (31.03%) RESTful
5 8 (27.59%) OpenGL
6 6 (20.69%) SOAP
7 3 (10.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Open Source
2 8 (27.59%) Visualisation
3 7 (24.14%) CUDA
3 7 (24.14%) GPGPU
4 3 (10.34%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (10.34%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Automated Testing
2 15 (51.72%) Scrum
3 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (41.38%) Configuration Management
4 9 (31.03%) Web Development
4 9 (31.03%) Web Design
4 9 (31.03%) TDD
4 9 (31.03%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (31.03%) OWASP
5 8 (27.59%) Image Processing
5 8 (27.59%) 3D Visualisation
5 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
6 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
6 6 (20.69%) OO
7 4 (13.79%) Pair Programming
7 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.34%) OOD
8 3 (10.34%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) Python
2 20 (68.97%) C#
3 18 (62.07%) Java
3 18 (62.07%) Scala
4 11 (37.93%) C++
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) Perl
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
5 3 (10.34%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (20.69%) Puppet
2 3 (10.34%) Nagios
2 3 (10.34%) Ganglia
2 3 (10.34%) collectd
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Google
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
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