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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 29 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +5
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 58 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.38% 1.33% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.61% 2.57% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 50 10 4
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,125 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.42% +9.66%
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
460 428 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 58.52% 51.88% 52.97%
Number of salaries quoted 404 325 315
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -15.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £23,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +19 34 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Durham - 24 £41,250 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (82.95%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 65 (73.86%) SQL Server
4 63 (71.59%) TDD
5 60 (68.18%) MVC
6 59 (67.05%) NoSQL
7 57 (64.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 57 (64.77%) WCF
8 55 (62.50%) RESTful
8 55 (62.50%) Node.js
9 54 (61.36%) .NET
10 53 (60.23%) C#
10 53 (60.23%) BDD
11 52 (59.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 52 (59.09%) ASP.NET
11 52 (59.09%) Web Application Development
12 51 (57.95%) Entity Framework
12 51 (57.95%) .NET Framework
13 29 (32.95%) CSS
14 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
15 25 (28.41%) Enterprise Software
16 24 (27.27%) HTML
17 19 (21.59%) Python
18 18 (20.45%) PHP
19 17 (19.32%) Java
20 16 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
21 15 (17.05%) Perl
21 15 (17.05%) Linux
22 14 (15.91%) HTML5
22 14 (15.91%) CSS3

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 55 (62.50%) Node.js
2 9 (10.23%) Apache
3 8 (9.09%) nginx
4 5 (5.68%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (5.68%) Alfresco
5 2 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) SSH
2 2 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (1.14%) SAN
3 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (73.86%) SQL Server
2 59 (67.05%) NoSQL
3 12 (13.64%) MySQL
4 8 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (9.09%) DB2
5 7 (7.95%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.82%) Big Data
7 5 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.68%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 66 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.09%) RSpec
3 4 (4.55%) Subversion
4 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.41%) Selenium
5 2 (2.27%) Gradle
5 2 (2.27%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.27%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (2.27%) JUnit
5 2 (2.27%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.14%) Sahi
6 1 (1.14%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.14%) JMeter
6 1 (1.14%) WATIR
General
1 7 (7.95%) Marketing
2 4 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (88.64%) Developer
2 52 (59.09%) .NET Developer
3 13 (14.77%) Web Developer
4 6 (6.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 5 (5.68%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.41%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.27%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.27%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.27%) Tester
8 2 (2.27%) Automation Tester
9 1 (1.14%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (1.14%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.14%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.14%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (1.14%) Junior
9 1 (1.14%) Administrator
9 1 (1.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (64.77%) WCF
1 57 (64.77%) ASP.NET Web API
2 55 (62.50%) RESTful
3 54 (61.36%) .NET
4 52 (59.09%) ASP.NET
4 52 (59.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 51 (57.95%) .NET Framework
5 51 (57.95%) Entity Framework
6 29 (32.95%) CSS
7 24 (27.27%) HTML
8 16 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
9 14 (15.91%) HTML5
9 14 (15.91%) CSS3
10 13 (14.77%) jQuery
11 8 (9.09%) PhoneGap
11 8 (9.09%) WAMP
11 8 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (9.09%) XHTML
11 8 (9.09%) Web Services
12 6 (6.82%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.41%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.05%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.27%) CentOS
3 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (82.95%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (71.59%) TDD
3 60 (68.18%) MVC
4 53 (60.23%) BDD
5 52 (59.09%) Web Application Development
6 10 (11.36%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (11.36%) OO
7 8 (9.09%) Web Development
7 8 (9.09%) OOP
8 7 (7.95%) Open Source
9 5 (5.68%) Resource Management
9 5 (5.68%) Content Management
9 5 (5.68%) Workflow
9 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.55%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.41%) Automation Testing
12 2 (2.27%) Software Testing
12 2 (2.27%) Test Automation
12 2 (2.27%) B2B
12 2 (2.27%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (60.23%) C#
2 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
3 19 (21.59%) Python
4 18 (20.45%) PHP
5 17 (19.32%) Java
6 15 (17.05%) Perl
7 7 (7.95%) Clojure
8 6 (6.82%) CoffeeScript
8 6 (6.82%) C++
9 5 (5.68%) C
9 5 (5.68%) Scala
10 3 (3.41%) SQL
11 2 (2.27%) Groovy
12 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) ISEB
2 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) vSphere
2 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Capistrano
1 2 (2.27%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Sybase
2 8 (9.09%) Adobe
2 8 (9.09%) Sencha
2 8 (9.09%) Twitter
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle
3 6 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.68%) TIBCO
4 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.27%) Apple
6 1 (1.14%) VMware
6 1 (1.14%) HP
6 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £325 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Accenture
Posted: 5 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago