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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 53 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 24 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.95% 1.22% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.36% 2.48% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 4
Average salary £33,750 £37,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
448 322 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 55.04% 49.09% 54.53%
Number of salaries quoted 323 282 354
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 £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 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 19 September 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 23 £33,750 -10.00% 11
Durham - 1 - -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) Python
3 22 (51.16%) Java
4 21 (48.84%) C#
4 21 (48.84%) Linux
5 19 (44.19%) TDD
6 18 (41.86%) Scala
6 18 (41.86%) Jenkins
7 17 (39.53%) Open Source
7 17 (39.53%) JSON
8 16 (37.21%) HTML
8 16 (37.21%) Scrum
8 16 (37.21%) HTML5
9 15 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (32.56%) RESTful
10 14 (32.56%) Ruby on Rails
10 14 (32.56%) Automated Testing
10 14 (32.56%) CSS
11 13 (30.23%) Play Framework
11 13 (30.23%) Mentoring
12 12 (27.91%) REST
12 12 (27.91%) Finance
12 12 (27.91%) Django
12 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
13 11 (25.58%) Spring
13 11 (25.58%) HTTP
14 10 (23.26%) Windows
14 10 (23.26%) JUnit
14 10 (23.26%) Web Development
14 10 (23.26%) Google

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (9.30%) Node.js
2 3 (6.98%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) Confluence
4 1 (2.33%) nginx
4 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) HTTP
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) Relational Database
2 9 (20.93%) NoSQL
2 9 (20.93%) MySQL
2 9 (20.93%) MongoDB
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Jenkins
2 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
3 10 (23.26%) JUnit
4 9 (20.93%) Subversion
5 8 (18.60%) Selenium
6 3 (6.98%) InstallShield
6 3 (6.98%) NUnit
6 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.98%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.65%) RSpec
7 2 (4.65%) JIRA
7 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.33%) Hudson
8 1 (2.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Software Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Principal Software Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Support
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Support
6 2 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) JSON
2 16 (37.21%) HTML
2 16 (37.21%) HTML5
3 14 (32.56%) RESTful
3 14 (32.56%) CSS
3 14 (32.56%) Ruby on Rails
4 13 (30.23%) Play Framework
5 12 (27.91%) REST
5 12 (27.91%) Django
6 11 (25.58%) Spring
7 10 (23.26%) CSS3
7 10 (23.26%) Guice
8 8 (18.60%) Ajax
9 6 (13.95%) .NET
9 6 (13.95%) XML
9 6 (13.95%) OpenGL
10 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
11 4 (9.30%) jQuery
12 3 (6.98%) SOAP
12 3 (6.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Open Source
2 6 (13.95%) CUDA
2 6 (13.95%) User Experience
2 6 (13.95%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.65%) CentOS
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.65%) SUSE
3 2 (4.65%) Debian
4 1 (2.33%) Fedora
4 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) TDD
3 16 (37.21%) Scrum
4 15 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (32.56%) Automated Testing
6 13 (30.23%) Mentoring
7 10 (23.26%) Line Management
7 10 (23.26%) Web Development
8 9 (20.93%) Configuration Management
9 7 (16.28%) OO
10 6 (13.95%) Web Design
10 6 (13.95%) Multithreading
10 6 (13.95%) OWASP
10 6 (13.95%) Image Processing
10 6 (13.95%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (13.95%) 3D Visualisation
11 5 (11.63%) MVC
11 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
12 4 (9.30%) Web Application Development
12 4 (9.30%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) Python
2 22 (51.16%) Java
3 21 (48.84%) C#
4 18 (41.86%) Scala
5 9 (20.93%) C++
6 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.95%) Perl
7 6 (13.95%) PHP
8 5 (11.63%) SQL
9 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
10 3 (6.98%) VBScript
11 2 (4.65%) C
12 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
12 1 (2.33%) Jython
12 1 (2.33%) PHP5
12 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) KVM
2 2 (4.65%) Docker
3 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Puppet
2 7 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.30%) Nagios
4 2 (4.65%) Ganglia
4 2 (4.65%) Zenoss
4 2 (4.65%) collectd
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Google
2 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.98%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) Sencha
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) JBoss
5 1 (2.33%) Apple
5 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
HMRC
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
HMRC
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HMRC
Salary: £28,780 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HMRC
Salary: £35,232 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HMRC
Salary: £47,218 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive plus Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + incentives, pension, pmi
Posted: 19 days ago