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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 47 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 33 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.42% 0.72% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.69% 1.40% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 32 4 12
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
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
429 285 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 57.51% 51.17% 49.86%
Number of salaries quoted 375 249 316
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +13 33 £37,500 -16.66% 7
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 73 (87.95%) TDD
2 71 (85.54%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (77.11%) RESTful
3 64 (77.11%) NoSQL
4 47 (56.63%) C#
5 43 (51.81%) BDD
6 42 (50.60%) .NET
7 40 (48.19%) MVC
7 40 (48.19%) Node.js
7 40 (48.19%) Git (software)
8 39 (46.99%) Web Application Development
8 39 (46.99%) SQL Server
8 39 (46.99%) ASP.NET
9 38 (45.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (45.78%) ASP.NET Web API
10 33 (39.76%) Scrum
11 32 (38.55%) Java
11 32 (38.55%) WCF
12 31 (37.35%) Open Source
13 27 (32.53%) Scala
13 27 (32.53%) MongoDB
13 27 (32.53%) .NET Framework
13 27 (32.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 26 (31.33%) JSON
15 25 (30.12%) Jenkins
16 23 (27.71%) Python
17 21 (25.30%) Linux
18 17 (20.48%) Automated Testing
19 16 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
20 14 (16.87%) HTML

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 40 (48.19%) Node.js
2 11 (13.25%) Confluence
3 3 (3.61%) Apache
4 1 (1.20%) WordPress
4 1 (1.20%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) HTTP
2 1 (1.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (77.11%) NoSQL
2 39 (46.99%) SQL Server
3 27 (32.53%) MongoDB
4 11 (13.25%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.82%) MySQL
6 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (48.19%) Git (software)
2 25 (30.12%) Jenkins
3 13 (15.66%) Selenium
4 11 (13.25%) JIRA
5 4 (4.82%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.20%) WATIR
6 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.20%) Sahi
6 1 (1.20%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.20%) InstallShield
6 1 (1.20%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.20%) NUnit
6 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 10 (12.05%) Games
2 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (72.29%) Developer
2 38 (45.78%) .NET Developer
3 11 (13.25%) Architect
3 11 (13.25%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (12.05%) Software Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Lead Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Principal Software Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Tester
8 3 (3.61%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (3.61%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) QA Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.41%) Administrator
9 2 (2.41%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.20%) Web Developer
10 1 (1.20%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (77.11%) RESTful
2 42 (50.60%) .NET
3 39 (46.99%) ASP.NET
4 38 (45.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (45.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 32 (38.55%) WCF
6 27 (32.53%) .NET Framework
6 27 (32.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 26 (31.33%) JSON
8 14 (16.87%) HTML
8 14 (16.87%) Play Framework
9 13 (15.66%) HTML5
9 13 (15.66%) Django
10 12 (14.46%) Spring
11 5 (6.02%) OpenGL
12 3 (3.61%) Web Services
12 3 (3.61%) CSS
13 2 (2.41%) XML
13 2 (2.41%) jQuery
14 1 (1.20%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 31 (37.35%) Open Source
2 6 (7.23%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.02%) CUDA
3 5 (6.02%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.30%) Linux
2 9 (10.84%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) CentOS
4 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (87.95%) TDD
2 71 (85.54%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (51.81%) BDD
4 40 (48.19%) MVC
5 39 (46.99%) Web Application Development
6 33 (39.76%) Scrum
7 17 (20.48%) Automated Testing
8 16 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (15.66%) Mentoring
10 12 (14.46%) Web Development
11 11 (13.25%) Kanban
12 7 (8.43%) Image Processing
13 5 (6.02%) 3D Visualisation
13 5 (6.02%) Multithreading
14 4 (4.82%) Performance Testing
14 4 (4.82%) Test Automation
15 3 (3.61%) Manual Testing
15 3 (3.61%) OO
16 2 (2.41%) OOP
16 2 (2.41%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (56.63%) C#
2 32 (38.55%) Java
3 27 (32.53%) Scala
4 23 (27.71%) Python
5 9 (10.84%) C++
6 7 (8.43%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.02%) PHP
8 4 (4.82%) SQL
8 4 (4.82%) Perl
9 2 (2.41%) PHP5
10 1 (1.20%) VBScript
10 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.20%) Clojure
10 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) VCP4
2 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) Puppet
1 12 (14.46%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.20%) Nagios
2 1 (1.20%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.20%) VMware
2 1 (1.20%) Google
2 1 (1.20%) Zend
2 1 (1.20%) Sencha
2 1 (1.20%) Percona
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle
2 1 (1.20%) HP
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Salary: £31,342 - £37,394
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 16 days ago
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Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 21 days ago