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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 35 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 51 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.51% 0.88% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.24% 1.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 46 7 0
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
498 421 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 63.60% 52.82% 54.35%
Number of salaries quoted 439 354 319
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +17 35 £37,500 +2.04% 8
Durham +2 16 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 70 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (75.61%) Git (software)
3 61 (74.39%) SQL Server
4 60 (73.17%) TDD
5 59 (71.95%) NoSQL
6 56 (68.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 56 (68.29%) WCF
6 56 (68.29%) MVC
7 55 (67.07%) RESTful
8 54 (65.85%) Node.js
9 53 (64.63%) BDD
10 52 (63.41%) .NET
11 51 (62.20%) C#
11 51 (62.20%) ASP.NET
11 51 (62.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 51 (62.20%) Web Application Development
12 48 (58.54%) Entity Framework
12 48 (58.54%) .NET Framework
13 23 (28.05%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (26.83%) CSS
15 21 (25.61%) JavaScript
16 18 (21.95%) HTML
16 18 (21.95%) Java
16 18 (21.95%) Python
17 15 (18.29%) PHP
18 14 (17.07%) Linux
19 12 (14.63%) Perl
20 10 (12.20%) Sybase
20 10 (12.20%) jQuery
21 9 (10.98%) Web Development

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 54 (65.85%) Node.js
2 6 (7.32%) Apache
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (6.10%) Alfresco
3 5 (6.10%) nginx
4 2 (2.44%) CMS
5 1 (1.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) SSH
2 3 (3.66%) Internet
3 2 (2.44%) HTTP
4 1 (1.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (74.39%) SQL Server
2 59 (71.95%) NoSQL
3 9 (10.98%) MySQL
4 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.32%) Big Data
6 5 (6.10%) DB2
6 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (6.10%) RDBMS
6 5 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (6.10%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 62 (75.61%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.88%) RSpec
2 4 (4.88%) Subversion
2 4 (4.88%) Cucumber
2 4 (4.88%) Selenium
3 2 (2.44%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (2.44%) Gradle
3 2 (2.44%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.44%) JUnit
3 2 (2.44%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.22%) Sahi
4 1 (1.22%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.22%) JMeter
4 1 (1.22%) JIRA
4 1 (1.22%) WATIR
4 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (3.66%) Finance
1 3 (3.66%) Games
1 3 (3.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (85.37%) Developer
2 51 (62.20%) .NET Developer
3 10 (12.20%) Web Developer
4 5 (6.10%) Analyst
4 5 (6.10%) Test Analyst
4 5 (6.10%) Java Developer
5 3 (3.66%) Tester
5 3 (3.66%) Technical Leader
6 2 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (2.44%) Automation Tester
6 2 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (2.44%) Software Developer
6 2 (2.44%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.22%) Administrator
7 1 (1.22%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.22%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.22%) Architect
7 1 (1.22%) QA Analyst
7 1 (1.22%) Test Engineer
7 1 (1.22%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (68.29%) WCF
1 56 (68.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 55 (67.07%) RESTful
3 52 (63.41%) .NET
4 51 (62.20%) ASP.NET
4 51 (62.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 48 (58.54%) Entity Framework
5 48 (58.54%) .NET Framework
6 22 (26.83%) CSS
7 18 (21.95%) HTML
8 10 (12.20%) jQuery
9 9 (10.98%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (9.76%) Web Services
10 8 (9.76%) HTML5
11 7 (8.54%) CSS3
12 5 (6.10%) PhoneGap
12 5 (6.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (6.10%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (6.10%) Ajax
12 5 (6.10%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.05%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.07%) Linux
2 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.44%) CentOS
3 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (73.17%) TDD
3 56 (68.29%) MVC
4 53 (64.63%) BDD
5 51 (62.20%) Web Application Development
6 9 (10.98%) Web Development
7 8 (9.76%) Open Source
8 7 (8.54%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (8.54%) OO
9 5 (6.10%) Content Management
9 5 (6.10%) OOP
9 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.10%) Resource Management
9 5 (6.10%) Workflow
9 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.66%) Scrum
10 3 (3.66%) Automation Testing
10 3 (3.66%) Test Automation
10 3 (3.66%) Automated Testing
11 2 (2.44%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (62.20%) C#
2 21 (25.61%) JavaScript
3 18 (21.95%) Java
3 18 (21.95%) Python
4 15 (18.29%) PHP
5 12 (14.63%) Perl
6 7 (8.54%) Scala
6 7 (8.54%) Clojure
7 5 (6.10%) C
7 5 (6.10%) C++
8 3 (3.66%) SQL
9 2 (2.44%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (2.44%) Groovy
10 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) ISEB
2 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) vSphere
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.44%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.44%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (12.20%) Sybase
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle
3 5 (6.10%) Sencha
3 5 (6.10%) Twitter
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.10%) Adobe
3 5 (6.10%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.44%) Apple
4 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.22%) VMware
5 1 (1.22%) HP
5 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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