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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 43 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 35 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.28% 1.21% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.08% 2.46% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 25 7 5
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
433 325 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 52.93% 49.17% 54.60%
Number of salaries quoted 316 283 343
Average salary £33,500 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.94% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 34 £35,000 -6.66% 16
Durham - 1 - -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (58.33%) TDD
3 27 (56.25%) Java
4 23 (47.92%) JSON
5 22 (45.83%) RESTful
5 22 (45.83%) Scala
5 22 (45.83%) Scrum
5 22 (45.83%) Linux
5 22 (45.83%) Python
5 22 (45.83%) Jenkins
6 21 (43.75%) Open Source
7 19 (39.58%) NoSQL
8 18 (37.50%) MongoDB
8 18 (37.50%) C#
9 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (33.33%) HTML
10 16 (33.33%) HTML5
11 15 (31.25%) Automated Testing
12 14 (29.17%) Play Framework
13 12 (25.00%) Mentoring
14 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
14 11 (22.92%) Puppet
14 11 (22.92%) Spring
14 11 (22.92%) Django
14 11 (22.92%) Web Development
15 10 (20.83%) Selenium
15 10 (20.83%) CSS
15 10 (20.83%) Windows
16 9 (18.75%) C++
16 9 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (12.50%) Confluence
2 5 (10.42%) Node.js
3 3 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) nginx
4 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) HTTP
2 3 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (39.58%) NoSQL
2 18 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
4 8 (16.67%) MySQL
5 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (45.83%) Jenkins
2 10 (20.83%) Selenium
3 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 6 (12.50%) JIRA
5 5 (10.42%) JUnit
5 5 (10.42%) Subversion
6 3 (6.25%) InstallShield
6 3 (6.25%) NUnit
6 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.08%) RSpec
8 1 (2.08%) Hudson
8 1 (2.08%) PHPUnit
8 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (14.58%) Games
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) Software Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Lead Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Principal Software Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Linux Support
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Support
7 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.17%) Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Tester
8 1 (2.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (47.92%) JSON
2 22 (45.83%) RESTful
3 16 (33.33%) HTML
3 16 (33.33%) HTML5
4 14 (29.17%) Play Framework
5 11 (22.92%) Spring
5 11 (22.92%) Django
6 10 (20.83%) CSS
7 9 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (14.58%) .NET
8 7 (14.58%) REST
9 6 (12.50%) CSS3
9 6 (12.50%) OpenGL
9 6 (12.50%) XML
9 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 5 (10.42%) Guice
11 4 (8.33%) jQuery
11 4 (8.33%) Ajax
12 3 (6.25%) XForms
12 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (43.75%) Open Source
2 6 (12.50%) CUDA
2 6 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 3 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (45.83%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) CentOS
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.17%) SUSE
3 2 (4.17%) Debian
4 1 (2.08%) Fedora
4 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (58.33%) TDD
3 22 (45.83%) Scrum
4 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (31.25%) Automated Testing
6 12 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 11 (22.92%) Web Development
8 7 (14.58%) Kanban
9 6 (12.50%) 3D Visualisation
9 6 (12.50%) Multithreading
9 6 (12.50%) Image Processing
9 6 (12.50%) MVC
9 6 (12.50%) OO
10 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
10 5 (10.42%) Line Management
10 5 (10.42%) Web Application Development
11 4 (8.33%) BDD
12 3 (6.25%) OOP
12 3 (6.25%) Web Design
12 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) Java
2 22 (45.83%) Scala
2 22 (45.83%) Python
3 18 (37.50%) C#
4 9 (18.75%) C++
5 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.50%) Perl
6 6 (12.50%) PHP
7 5 (10.42%) SQL
8 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 3 (6.25%) VBScript
10 2 (4.17%) C
11 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.08%) Jython
11 1 (2.08%) PHP5
11 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) KVM
3 1 (2.08%) Xen
3 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) Puppet
2 9 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.25%) Nagios
4 2 (4.17%) Zenoss
5 1 (2.08%) Ganglia
5 1 (2.08%) collectd
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Google
2 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (4.17%) Sencha
4 2 (4.17%) JBoss
5 1 (2.08%) Apple
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000, DOE Per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
HMRC
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
HMRC
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
HMRC
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
HMRC
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
HMRC
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HMRC
Salary: £28,780 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HMRC
Salary: £35,232 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HMRC
Salary: £47,218 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago