The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby 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 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 38 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 29 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.63% 0.85% 3.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.27% 1.55% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 29 3 16
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +63.63%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Ruby
North East

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

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
313 194 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 60.78% 54.80% 51.98%
Number of salaries quoted 285 173 250
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,900 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Ruby
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Ruby
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 within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Gateshead - 13 £37,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 12 £44,859 -0.31% 5
Sunderland - 4 £37,500 - 1
Ruby
North East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 63 (84.00%) TDD
2 62 (82.67%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (73.33%) RESTful
4 54 (72.00%) NoSQL
5 39 (52.00%) C#
6 32 (42.67%) Java
6 32 (42.67%) SQL Server
6 32 (42.67%) ASP.NET
6 32 (42.67%) .NET
6 32 (42.67%) Node.js
6 32 (42.67%) BDD
7 31 (41.33%) Web Application Development
7 31 (41.33%) Scrum
7 31 (41.33%) MVC
8 29 (38.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 29 (38.67%) Open Source
8 29 (38.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (38.67%) Git (software)
9 28 (37.33%) Scala
10 25 (33.33%) Jenkins
10 25 (33.33%) MongoDB
10 25 (33.33%) JSON
11 23 (30.67%) Python
11 23 (30.67%) WCF
12 21 (28.00%) Linux
13 19 (25.33%) .NET Framework
13 19 (25.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 18 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (22.67%) Automated Testing
16 15 (20.00%) HTML

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 32 (42.67%) Node.js
2 11 (14.67%) Confluence
3 1 (1.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (72.00%) NoSQL
2 32 (42.67%) SQL Server
3 25 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 11 (14.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.67%) MySQL
6 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (38.67%) Git (software)
2 25 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 12 (16.00%) Selenium
4 11 (14.67%) JIRA
5 3 (4.00%) InstallShield
5 3 (4.00%) NUnit
5 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (13.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (70.67%) Developer
2 29 (38.67%) .NET Developer
3 11 (14.67%) Software Developer
3 11 (14.67%) Architect
3 11 (14.67%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (12.00%) Lead Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Principal Software Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Tester
8 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (2.67%) QA Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.67%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.67%) QA Test Analyst
10 1 (1.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.33%) Systems Developer
10 1 (1.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (73.33%) RESTful
2 32 (42.67%) ASP.NET
2 32 (42.67%) .NET
3 29 (38.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 29 (38.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (33.33%) JSON
5 23 (30.67%) WCF
6 19 (25.33%) .NET Framework
6 19 (25.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 15 (20.00%) HTML
7 15 (20.00%) HTML5
8 14 (18.67%) Play Framework
9 13 (17.33%) Django
10 11 (14.67%) Spring
11 6 (8.00%) OpenGL
12 4 (5.33%) CSS
13 2 (2.67%) jQuery
13 2 (2.67%) Backbone.js
13 2 (2.67%) Ember.js
13 2 (2.67%) SproutCore
Miscellaneous
1 29 (38.67%) Open Source
2 6 (8.00%) Visualisation
2 6 (8.00%) CUDA
3 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.00%) Linux
2 12 (16.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (84.00%) TDD
2 62 (82.67%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (42.67%) BDD
4 31 (41.33%) Web Application Development
4 31 (41.33%) Scrum
4 31 (41.33%) MVC
5 18 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (22.67%) Automated Testing
7 14 (18.67%) Mentoring
8 11 (14.67%) Web Development
8 11 (14.67%) Kanban
9 8 (10.67%) Image Processing
10 6 (8.00%) Multithreading
10 6 (8.00%) 3D Visualisation
11 5 (6.67%) OO
12 3 (4.00%) Performance Testing
12 3 (4.00%) Unit Testing
12 3 (4.00%) Manual Testing
12 3 (4.00%) Test Automation
13 2 (2.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.00%) C#
2 32 (42.67%) Java
3 28 (37.33%) Scala
4 23 (30.67%) Python
5 8 (10.67%) C++
5 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.00%) Perl
7 5 (6.67%) PHP
7 5 (6.67%) SQL
8 3 (4.00%) VBScript
9 2 (2.67%) C
10 1 (1.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (16.00%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) Nagios
2 1 (1.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2 (2.67%) Sencha
2 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.33%) Percona
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
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