The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 61 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.31% 0.40% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% 0.98% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 5
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Ruby on Rails
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
250 205 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 38.40% 40.92% 43.78%
Number of salaries quoted 177 181 194
Average salary £30,000 £37,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Tyne and Wear region.

Ruby on Rails Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Ruby on Rails
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 2 £32,500 -4.41%
Ruby on Rails
North East

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails.

1 19 (100.00%) Ruby
2 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (84.21%) Python
3 16 (84.21%) Scala
4 15 (78.95%) Guice
4 15 (78.95%) Open Source
4 15 (78.95%) REST
4 15 (78.95%) Google
4 15 (78.95%) Django
4 15 (78.95%) Finance
4 15 (78.95%) Jenkins
4 15 (78.95%) Play Framework
5 14 (73.68%) HTML
5 14 (73.68%) CSS
5 14 (73.68%) JSON
5 14 (73.68%) CSS3
5 14 (73.68%) HTML5
6 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (68.42%) Java
7 12 (63.16%) JUnit
7 12 (63.16%) Configuration Management
7 12 (63.16%) HTTP
7 12 (63.16%) Ajax
7 12 (63.16%) Subversion
7 12 (63.16%) Spring
7 12 (63.16%) Automated Testing
7 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
8 11 (57.89%) Linux
9 10 (52.63%) C#
9 10 (52.63%) Web Development

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
2 5 (26.32%) MySQL
3 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Jenkins
2 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
2 12 (63.16%) JUnit
2 12 (63.16%) Subversion
3 3 (15.79%) Selenium
General
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Lead Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Web Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) Django
1 15 (78.95%) Guice
1 15 (78.95%) REST
1 15 (78.95%) Play Framework
2 14 (73.68%) CSS3
2 14 (73.68%) HTML5
2 14 (73.68%) HTML
2 14 (73.68%) CSS
2 14 (73.68%) JSON
3 12 (63.16%) Spring
3 12 (63.16%) Ajax
4 10 (52.63%) RESTful
5 3 (15.79%) Sensu
5 3 (15.79%) SOAP
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
5 3 (15.79%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) XForms
6 2 (10.53%) jQuery
6 2 (10.53%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (63.16%) Configuration Management
3 12 (63.16%) Automated Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Web Development
5 9 (47.37%) Scrum
5 9 (47.37%) Web Design
5 9 (47.37%) OWASP
5 9 (47.37%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.79%) Kanban
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) Network Design
6 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.79%) Web Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (15.79%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Ruby
2 16 (84.21%) Scala
2 16 (84.21%) Python
3 13 (68.42%) Java
4 10 (52.63%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Puppet
1 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.79%) collectd
2 3 (15.79%) Nagios
2 3 (15.79%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Google
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) JBoss