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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 31 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +6
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 57 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.44% 1.81% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.35% 3.34% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 50 12 5
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
427 449 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 55.74% 54.03% 49.46%
Number of salaries quoted 377 316 283
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 August 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 28 August 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 34 £37,500 +15.38% 11
Durham - 23 £40,000 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 75 (82.42%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (71.43%) TDD
3 60 (65.93%) Git (software)
4 59 (64.84%) SQL Server
5 54 (59.34%) MVC
6 53 (58.24%) NoSQL
7 52 (57.14%) Node.js
8 51 (56.04%) WCF
8 51 (56.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 50 (54.95%) RESTful
10 48 (52.75%) BDD
11 47 (51.65%) .NET
11 47 (51.65%) C#
12 46 (50.55%) ASP.NET
12 46 (50.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 46 (50.55%) Entity Framework
12 46 (50.55%) .NET Framework
12 46 (50.55%) Web Application Development
13 39 (42.86%) CSS
14 38 (41.76%) JavaScript
15 34 (37.36%) HTML
16 23 (25.27%) Ruby on Rails
16 23 (25.27%) CSS3
16 23 (25.27%) HTML5
17 20 (21.98%) PHP
17 20 (21.98%) Python
17 20 (21.98%) Enterprise Software
18 19 (20.88%) Java
19 15 (16.48%) Perl
19 15 (16.48%) Linux

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 52 (57.14%) Node.js
2 8 (8.79%) nginx
2 8 (8.79%) Apache
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (5.49%) Alfresco
4 2 (2.20%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) SSH
2 2 (2.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (64.84%) SQL Server
2 53 (58.24%) NoSQL
3 12 (13.19%) MySQL
4 8 (8.79%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (8.79%) DB2
5 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.59%) Big Data
7 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.49%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.10%) Redis
Development Applications
1 60 (65.93%) Git (software)
2 15 (16.48%) RSpec
3 4 (4.40%) Subversion
4 3 (3.30%) Selenium
4 3 (3.30%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.20%) Gradle
5 2 (2.20%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.20%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (2.20%) JUnit
6 1 (1.10%) JMeter
General
1 14 (15.38%) Marketing
2 4 (4.40%) Finance
Job Titles
1 82 (90.11%) Developer
2 46 (50.55%) .NET Developer
3 13 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 13 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 8 (8.79%) Java Developer
5 5 (5.49%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.40%) Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Tester
7 3 (3.30%) Junior
7 3 (3.30%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Automation Tester
7 3 (3.30%) Junior Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.20%) Python Developer
8 2 (2.20%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (2.20%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.20%) PHP Developer
8 2 (2.20%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (2.20%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (56.04%) WCF
1 51 (56.04%) ASP.NET Web API
2 50 (54.95%) RESTful
3 47 (51.65%) .NET
4 46 (50.55%) ASP.NET
4 46 (50.55%) .NET Framework
4 46 (50.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 46 (50.55%) Entity Framework
5 39 (42.86%) CSS
6 34 (37.36%) HTML
7 23 (25.27%) Ruby on Rails
7 23 (25.27%) CSS3
7 23 (25.27%) HTML5
8 13 (14.29%) Haml
8 13 (14.29%) Sass
8 13 (14.29%) jQuery
9 9 (9.89%) Web Services
10 8 (8.79%) XHTML
10 8 (8.79%) WAMP
10 8 (8.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.98%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.48%) Linux
2 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (82.42%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (71.43%) TDD
3 54 (59.34%) MVC
4 48 (52.75%) BDD
5 46 (50.55%) Web Application Development
6 11 (12.09%) Web Development
7 10 (10.99%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (10.99%) OO
8 9 (9.89%) Open Source
9 8 (8.79%) OOP
10 5 (5.49%) Content Management
10 5 (5.49%) Workflow
10 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.49%) Resource Management
11 4 (4.40%) Automation Testing
11 4 (4.40%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.30%) Software Testing
13 2 (2.20%) Automated Testing
13 2 (2.20%) OOD
13 2 (2.20%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 47 (51.65%) C#
2 38 (41.76%) JavaScript
3 20 (21.98%) PHP
3 20 (21.98%) Python
4 19 (20.88%) Java
5 15 (16.48%) Perl
6 13 (14.29%) CoffeeScript
7 7 (7.69%) Scala
7 7 (7.69%) Clojure
8 6 (6.59%) C++
9 5 (5.49%) C
10 3 (3.30%) SQL
11 2 (2.20%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (3.30%) ISEB
1 3 (3.30%) ISTQB
1 3 (3.30%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Capistrano
1 2 (2.20%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (14.29%) Sybase
1 13 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (8.79%) Sencha
2 8 (8.79%) Twitter
2 8 (8.79%) Adobe
3 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.49%) TIBCO
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle
4 2 (2.20%) Apple
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