The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 19 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 12 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 6.42% 2.78% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.62% 4.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 0
Average salary £37,500 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
113 179 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 60.43% 62.15% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 82 111 70
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Ruby
UK

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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Ruby
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +15 10 £34,000 +36.00%
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (57.14%) HTML
2 14 (50.00%) CSS
2 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (42.86%) PHP
3 12 (42.86%) Python
3 12 (42.86%) HTML5
4 10 (35.71%) Perl
4 10 (35.71%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (28.57%) Java
6 7 (25.00%) OO
6 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (21.43%) Linux
7 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 6 (21.43%) C++
7 6 (21.43%) SQL
8 5 (17.86%) OOD
8 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (17.86%) Degree
8 5 (17.86%) CSS3
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.86%) System Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
9 4 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (14.29%) Web Development
10 3 (10.71%) MVC
10 3 (10.71%) Apache
10 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
10 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
10 3 (10.71%) J2EE

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (10.71%) Apache
1 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
1 3 (10.71%) nginx
1 3 (10.71%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SNMP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.71%) HSQLDB
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.14%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Web Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Java Web Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.14%) QA Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C++ Applications Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Applications Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) HTML
2 14 (50.00%) CSS
3 12 (42.86%) HTML5
4 10 (35.71%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (17.86%) CSS3
6 3 (10.71%) J2EE
6 3 (10.71%) JSP
6 3 (10.71%) Servlets
6 3 (10.71%) Struts
6 3 (10.71%) JSON
6 3 (10.71%) JSTL
6 3 (10.71%) Spring
6 3 (10.71%) JSF
6 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
6 3 (10.71%) Struts2
7 2 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (7.14%) jQuery
8 1 (3.57%) Web Services
8 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.57%) OpenVMS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) OO
2 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 5 (17.86%) OOD
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (17.86%) System Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (14.29%) Web Development
5 3 (10.71%) MVC
6 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.14%) Release Management
7 1 (3.57%) SOA
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (42.86%) PHP
2 12 (42.86%) Python
3 10 (35.71%) Perl
4 8 (28.57%) Java
5 6 (21.43%) C++
5 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (10.71%) C#
7 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Perforce
1 2 (7.14%) Segue
2 1 (3.57%) VMware