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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 36 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -12
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 46 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.82% 1.59% 3.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.31% 2.96% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 37 10 19
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
446 338 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 56.46% 53.74% 54.72%
Number of salaries quoted 392 300 322
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £45,100 £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 19 December 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 December 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 +20 43 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Durham - 3 £38,500 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 54 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
1 54 (77.14%) TDD
2 44 (62.86%) RESTful
3 43 (61.43%) NoSQL
4 35 (50.00%) Java
5 33 (47.14%) C#
6 32 (45.71%) Scrum
7 28 (40.00%) Open Source
8 26 (37.14%) Scala
9 25 (35.71%) .NET
9 25 (35.71%) MongoDB
9 25 (35.71%) JSON
10 24 (34.29%) Jenkins
10 24 (34.29%) MVC
10 24 (34.29%) Python
11 23 (32.86%) Node.js
12 22 (31.43%) Git (software)
12 22 (31.43%) ASP.NET
12 22 (31.43%) BDD
12 22 (31.43%) Web Application Development
12 22 (31.43%) SQL Server
13 21 (30.00%) Linux
14 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (24.29%) Automated Testing
16 17 (24.29%) HTML
17 16 (22.86%) HTML5
18 14 (20.00%) Play Framework
19 13 (18.57%) WCF

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (32.86%) Node.js
2 10 (14.29%) Confluence
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) WordPress
4 1 (1.43%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (4.29%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (61.43%) NoSQL
2 25 (35.71%) MongoDB
3 22 (31.43%) SQL Server
4 11 (15.71%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.71%) MySQL
6 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (34.29%) Jenkins
2 22 (31.43%) Git (software)
3 12 (17.14%) Selenium
4 10 (14.29%) JIRA
5 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.29%) InstallShield
5 3 (4.29%) NUnit
6 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.43%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.43%) Subversion
7 1 (1.43%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.43%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (11.43%) Games
2 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (64.29%) Developer
2 19 (27.14%) .NET Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Software Developer
4 10 (14.29%) Architect
4 10 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (12.86%) Lead Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Principal Software Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Tester
9 2 (2.86%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.86%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) QA Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.86%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (2.86%) Agile Test Analyst
10 1 (1.43%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.43%) Technical Leader
10 1 (1.43%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (62.86%) RESTful
2 25 (35.71%) .NET
2 25 (35.71%) JSON
3 22 (31.43%) ASP.NET
4 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (24.29%) HTML
6 16 (22.86%) HTML5
7 14 (20.00%) Play Framework
8 13 (18.57%) WCF
9 12 (17.14%) .NET Framework
9 12 (17.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 11 (15.71%) Spring
10 11 (15.71%) Django
11 7 (10.00%) OpenGL
11 7 (10.00%) CSS
12 3 (4.29%) jQuery
12 3 (4.29%) Backbone.js
12 3 (4.29%) Ember.js
12 3 (4.29%) SproutCore
Miscellaneous
1 28 (40.00%) Open Source
2 7 (10.00%) CUDA
2 7 (10.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.29%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.29%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.00%) Linux
2 12 (17.14%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) UNIX
3 1 (1.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
1 54 (77.14%) TDD
2 32 (45.71%) Scrum
3 24 (34.29%) MVC
4 22 (31.43%) BDD
4 22 (31.43%) Web Application Development
5 18 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (24.29%) Automated Testing
7 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
8 11 (15.71%) Web Development
9 10 (14.29%) Kanban
10 9 (12.86%) Image Processing
11 7 (10.00%) 3D Visualisation
11 7 (10.00%) Multithreading
11 7 (10.00%) OO
12 4 (5.71%) OOP
13 3 (4.29%) Performance Testing
13 3 (4.29%) Unit Testing
14 2 (2.86%) Test Automation
14 2 (2.86%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.00%) Java
2 33 (47.14%) C#
3 26 (37.14%) Scala
4 24 (34.29%) Python
5 13 (18.57%) C++
6 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
7 9 (12.86%) PHP
8 7 (10.00%) Perl
9 6 (8.57%) SQL
10 3 (4.29%) VBScript
10 3 (4.29%) C
11 2 (2.86%) PHP5
12 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.43%) Clojure
12 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.43%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Xen
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) Puppet
1 11 (15.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.43%) Nagios
2 1 (1.43%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3 (4.29%) Sencha
2 1 (1.43%) Percona
2 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.43%) Apple
2 1 (1.43%) VMware
2 1 (1.43%) Google
2 1 (1.43%) Zend
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago