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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 43 55 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +12
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 38 23 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.16% 2.93% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.84% 5.42% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 37 23 1
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -41.66%
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
485 424 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 65.81% 53.94% 52.99%
Number of salaries quoted 425 372 317
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £46,983
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 June 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 June 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 +6 31 £37,500 +6.78% 4
Durham +3 7 £38,750 +29.16% 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 64 (92.75%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (82.61%) TDD
3 54 (78.26%) NoSQL
4 53 (76.81%) Git (software)
4 53 (76.81%) RESTful
5 51 (73.91%) SQL Server
5 51 (73.91%) Node.js
6 50 (72.46%) ASP.NET Web API
6 50 (72.46%) BDD
6 50 (72.46%) WCF
7 49 (71.01%) .NET
7 49 (71.01%) C#
7 49 (71.01%) MVC
8 48 (69.57%) ASP.NET
8 48 (69.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 48 (69.57%) Web Application Development
9 43 (62.32%) Entity Framework
9 43 (62.32%) .NET Framework
10 18 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (18.84%) Java
12 11 (15.94%) Linux
12 11 (15.94%) Python
13 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
14 9 (13.04%) HTML
14 9 (13.04%) CSS
15 8 (11.59%) Open Source
16 6 (8.70%) Scala
16 6 (8.70%) Web Development
16 6 (8.70%) PHP
16 6 (8.70%) Games

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 51 (73.91%) Node.js
2 2 (2.90%) Confluence
2 2 (2.90%) Alfresco
2 2 (2.90%) Apache
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) SAN
2 1 (1.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (78.26%) NoSQL
2 51 (73.91%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.25%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.80%) MySQL
5 3 (4.35%) Big Data
6 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.45%) DB2
7 1 (1.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 53 (76.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.25%) Selenium
3 3 (4.35%) Subversion
3 3 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.90%) Gradle
4 2 (2.90%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.90%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (2.90%) RSpec
4 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.90%) JIRA
4 2 (2.90%) JUnit
5 1 (1.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.45%) JMeter
5 1 (1.45%) WATIR
5 1 (1.45%) Sahi
General
1 6 (8.70%) Games
2 2 (2.90%) Marketing
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (84.06%) Developer
2 48 (69.57%) .NET Developer
3 4 (5.80%) Analyst
3 4 (5.80%) Test Analyst
3 4 (5.80%) Web Developer
4 3 (4.35%) Tester
4 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
5 2 (2.90%) Automation Tester
5 2 (2.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (2.90%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (2.90%) Architect
5 2 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (1.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (1.45%) Administrator
6 1 (1.45%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (1.45%) Test Engineer
6 1 (1.45%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (1.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (1.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (76.81%) RESTful
2 50 (72.46%) ASP.NET Web API
2 50 (72.46%) WCF
3 49 (71.01%) .NET
4 48 (69.57%) ASP.NET
4 48 (69.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 43 (62.32%) Entity Framework
5 43 (62.32%) .NET Framework
6 9 (13.04%) HTML
6 9 (13.04%) CSS
7 5 (7.25%) Web Services
8 4 (5.80%) HTML5
8 4 (5.80%) Spring
8 4 (5.80%) Django
9 3 (4.35%) jQuery
9 3 (4.35%) JSON
9 3 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (2.90%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.90%) REST
10 2 (2.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.45%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) CentOS
2 2 (2.90%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (92.75%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (82.61%) TDD
3 50 (72.46%) BDD
4 49 (71.01%) MVC
5 48 (69.57%) Web Application Development
6 8 (11.59%) Open Source
7 6 (8.70%) Web Development
8 5 (7.25%) Scrum
8 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.35%) OO
9 3 (4.35%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.35%) Test Automation
10 2 (2.90%) Automation Testing
10 2 (2.90%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (2.90%) DevOps
10 2 (2.90%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (2.90%) Software Testing
10 2 (2.90%) Content Management
10 2 (2.90%) Resource Management
10 2 (2.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 49 (71.01%) C#
2 13 (18.84%) Java
3 11 (15.94%) Python
4 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.70%) Scala
5 6 (8.70%) PHP
6 4 (5.80%) Clojure
6 4 (5.80%) Perl
7 3 (4.35%) SQL
7 3 (4.35%) C++
8 2 (2.90%) Groovy
8 2 (2.90%) C
9 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.45%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.90%) ISEB
2 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) vSphere
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.90%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.90%) Puppet
3 1 (1.45%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle
1 3 (4.35%) Sybase
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.45%) Apple
3 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.45%) VMware
3 1 (1.45%) Adobe
3 1 (1.45%) HP
3 1 (1.45%) Twitter
3 1 (1.45%) Sencha
Durham, County Durham
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne And Wear
Pope Marshall
Posted: 7 days ago