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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 33 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 51 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.51% 1.59% 3.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.38% 2.99% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 39 9 18
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £36,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
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
448 334 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 57.14% 53.10% 56.11%
Number of salaries quoted 397 293 320
Average salary £36,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +17 47 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Durham - 4 £38,500 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 48 (72.73%) TDD
2 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (59.09%) RESTful
4 38 (57.58%) NoSQL
5 33 (50.00%) Java
6 29 (43.94%) C#
6 29 (43.94%) Scrum
7 26 (39.39%) Open Source
7 26 (39.39%) MongoDB
8 24 (36.36%) Scala
8 24 (36.36%) JSON
9 23 (34.85%) Python
9 23 (34.85%) Jenkins
10 21 (31.82%) Linux
10 21 (31.82%) .NET
11 20 (30.30%) MVC
12 19 (28.79%) Node.js
13 18 (27.27%) Web Application Development
13 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
13 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET
13 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (27.27%) Git (software)
14 17 (25.76%) BDD
15 16 (24.24%) Automated Testing
15 16 (24.24%) HTML
16 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (22.73%) HTML5
16 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (21.21%) Play Framework
18 13 (19.70%) C++

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 19 (28.79%) Node.js
2 9 (13.64%) Confluence
3 2 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) WordPress
4 1 (1.52%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (57.58%) NoSQL
2 26 (39.39%) MongoDB
3 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 10 (15.15%) Relational Database
5 6 (9.09%) MySQL
6 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (34.85%) Jenkins
2 18 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 11 (16.67%) Selenium
4 9 (13.64%) JIRA
5 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.55%) InstallShield
5 3 (4.55%) NUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Subversion
6 1 (1.52%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.52%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (10.61%) Games
2 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (63.64%) Developer
2 15 (22.73%) .NET Developer
3 12 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 9 (13.64%) Architect
4 9 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (13.64%) Lead Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Principal Software Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.03%) Linux Support
8 2 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.03%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Systems Support
8 2 (3.03%) Tester
9 1 (1.52%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (59.09%) RESTful
2 24 (36.36%) JSON
3 21 (31.82%) .NET
4 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 16 (24.24%) HTML
6 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (22.73%) HTML5
6 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (21.21%) Play Framework
8 10 (15.15%) Spring
9 9 (13.64%) .NET Framework
9 9 (13.64%) WCF
9 9 (13.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (13.64%) Django
10 7 (10.61%) OpenGL
10 7 (10.61%) CSS
11 3 (4.55%) XML
11 3 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (4.55%) jQuery
11 3 (4.55%) SproutCore
Miscellaneous
1 26 (39.39%) Open Source
2 7 (10.61%) CUDA
2 7 (10.61%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) Linux
2 11 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (4.55%) CentOS
4 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (72.73%) TDD
2 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (43.94%) Scrum
4 20 (30.30%) MVC
5 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (27.27%) Web Application Development
6 17 (25.76%) BDD
7 16 (24.24%) Automated Testing
8 11 (16.67%) Web Development
9 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
10 9 (13.64%) Kanban
11 8 (12.12%) Image Processing
12 7 (10.61%) 3D Visualisation
12 7 (10.61%) Multithreading
12 7 (10.61%) OO
13 4 (6.06%) OOP
14 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
15 2 (3.03%) Performance Testing
15 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
15 2 (3.03%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.00%) Java
2 29 (43.94%) C#
3 24 (36.36%) Scala
4 23 (34.85%) Python
5 13 (19.70%) C++
6 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
7 9 (13.64%) PHP
8 7 (10.61%) Perl
9 6 (9.09%) SQL
10 3 (4.55%) VBScript
10 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
10 3 (4.55%) C
11 2 (3.03%) PHP5
12 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.52%) Clojure
12 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.52%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.03%) KVM
3 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) Puppet
2 10 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.55%) Nagios
4 2 (3.03%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.52%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
1 3 (4.55%) VMware
1 3 (4.55%) Sencha
2 1 (1.52%) Percona
2 1 (1.52%) Google
2 1 (1.52%) Zend
2 1 (1.52%) Apple
Gateshead
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago