The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank - 30 -
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 2.48% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
Ruby
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
124 102 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 70.06% 63.35% 36.33%
Number of salaries quoted 48 76 50
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £54,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Ruby
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Northern Ireland region.

Ruby Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) JSTL
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 2 (66.67%) Struts2
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) HSQLDB
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) OOD

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (66.67%) nginx
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) HSQLDB
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Mockito
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) JSTL
2 2 (66.67%) Struts2
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (66.67%) Struts
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) JPA
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Wicket
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase