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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 50 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 33 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.43% 2.38% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.16% 4.39% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 32 15 10
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% +28.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
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
461 342 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 61.88% 54.29% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 405 296 304
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +5 33 £37,500 +6.43% 5
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 65 (89.04%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (87.67%) TDD
3 59 (80.82%) RESTful
4 57 (78.08%) NoSQL
5 47 (64.38%) C#
5 47 (64.38%) Node.js
5 47 (64.38%) BDD
6 46 (63.01%) Git (software)
6 46 (63.01%) .NET
7 45 (61.64%) MVC
8 44 (60.27%) Web Application Development
9 43 (58.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 43 (58.90%) SQL Server
9 43 (58.90%) ASP.NET
9 43 (58.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 40 (54.79%) WCF
11 35 (47.95%) .NET Framework
11 35 (47.95%) Entity Framework
12 21 (28.77%) Java
13 20 (27.40%) Scrum
14 19 (26.03%) Open Source
15 17 (23.29%) Python
16 15 (20.55%) Linux
16 15 (20.55%) MongoDB
16 15 (20.55%) Scala
17 13 (17.81%) JSON
17 13 (17.81%) Jenkins
18 12 (16.44%) Automated Testing
19 10 (13.70%) Enterprise Software
20 9 (12.33%) Opscode Chef

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 47 (64.38%) Node.js
2 6 (8.22%) Confluence
3 3 (4.11%) Apache
4 1 (1.37%) WordPress
4 1 (1.37%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (78.08%) NoSQL
2 43 (58.90%) SQL Server
3 15 (20.55%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.11%) MySQL
6 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (63.01%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.81%) Jenkins
3 7 (9.59%) Selenium
4 6 (8.22%) JIRA
5 4 (5.48%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.74%) Gradle
6 2 (2.74%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.74%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (2.74%) Subversion
6 2 (2.74%) JUnit
7 1 (1.37%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.37%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.37%) WATIR
7 1 (1.37%) Sahi
General
1 7 (9.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (78.08%) Developer
2 43 (58.90%) .NET Developer
3 7 (9.59%) Software Developer
4 6 (8.22%) Architect
4 6 (8.22%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.48%) Lead Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Tester
6 3 (4.11%) QA Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (4.11%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Principal Software Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.74%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (2.74%) QA Tester
7 2 (2.74%) Administrator
8 1 (1.37%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.37%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (80.82%) RESTful
2 46 (63.01%) .NET
3 43 (58.90%) ASP.NET
3 43 (58.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 43 (58.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 40 (54.79%) WCF
5 35 (47.95%) .NET Framework
5 35 (47.95%) Entity Framework
6 13 (17.81%) JSON
7 9 (12.33%) HTML
8 8 (10.96%) Django
8 8 (10.96%) Spring
8 8 (10.96%) HTML5
9 7 (9.59%) Play Framework
10 4 (5.48%) Web Services
11 3 (4.11%) CSS
12 2 (2.74%) Swing
12 2 (2.74%) OpenGL
12 2 (2.74%) Hibernate
12 2 (2.74%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) Open Source
2 10 (13.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.74%) CUDA
3 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.74%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Linux
2 5 (6.85%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) CentOS
4 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (89.04%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (87.67%) TDD
3 47 (64.38%) BDD
4 45 (61.64%) MVC
5 44 (60.27%) Web Application Development
6 20 (27.40%) Scrum
7 12 (16.44%) Automated Testing
8 8 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (9.59%) Web Development
10 6 (8.22%) Kanban
11 4 (5.48%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.48%) Image Processing
11 4 (5.48%) OO
12 3 (4.11%) Manual Testing
12 3 (4.11%) Performance Testing
13 2 (2.74%) 3D Visualisation
13 2 (2.74%) DevOps
13 2 (2.74%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (64.38%) C#
2 21 (28.77%) Java
3 17 (23.29%) Python
4 15 (20.55%) Scala
5 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.85%) C++
7 4 (5.48%) PHP
8 3 (4.11%) Perl
9 2 (2.74%) SQL
9 2 (2.74%) Groovy
10 1 (1.37%) C
10 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.37%) Clojure
10 1 (1.37%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) vSphere
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (9.59%) Puppet
3 2 (2.74%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.37%) Nagios
4 1 (1.37%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.37%) VMware
2 1 (1.37%) Google
2 1 (1.37%) Zend
2 1 (1.37%) Sencha
2 1 (1.37%) Percona
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle
2 1 (1.37%) HP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 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
Leeds, Newcastle
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: £55,120
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago