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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 38 42 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 33 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.81% 3.47% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.82% 6.28% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 32 15 10
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% +28.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
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
374 239 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 65.85% 55.32% 46.74%
Number of salaries quoted 333 217 256
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £46,983
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 15 £37,500 +6.43% 4
Gateshead - 12 £37,500 - 1
Sunderland - 4 £37,500 -
Ruby
North East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 66 (91.67%) TDD
2 65 (90.28%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (84.72%) RESTful
4 59 (81.94%) NoSQL
5 47 (65.28%) Node.js
5 47 (65.28%) BDD
6 45 (62.50%) Git (software)
6 45 (62.50%) C#
7 44 (61.11%) .NET
7 44 (61.11%) MVC
7 44 (61.11%) Web Application Development
8 43 (59.72%) ASP.NET Web API
8 43 (59.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (59.72%) SQL Server
8 43 (59.72%) ASP.NET
9 40 (55.56%) WCF
10 35 (48.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 35 (48.61%) .NET Framework
11 21 (29.17%) Java
12 20 (27.78%) Scrum
12 20 (27.78%) Open Source
13 17 (23.61%) Scala
14 16 (22.22%) MongoDB
14 16 (22.22%) Linux
14 16 (22.22%) Python
15 15 (20.83%) JSON
15 15 (20.83%) Jenkins
16 13 (18.06%) Automated Testing
17 10 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
17 10 (13.89%) Opscode Chef

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 47 (65.28%) Node.js
2 7 (9.72%) Confluence
3 2 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (81.94%) NoSQL
2 43 (59.72%) SQL Server
3 16 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 7 (9.72%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.78%) MySQL
6 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 15 (20.83%) Jenkins
3 8 (11.11%) Selenium
4 7 (9.72%) JIRA
5 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.78%) Gradle
6 2 (2.78%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.78%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (2.78%) JUnit
6 2 (2.78%) Subversion
7 1 (1.39%) Sahi
7 1 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.39%) WATIR
General
1 7 (9.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (79.17%) Developer
2 43 (59.72%) .NET Developer
3 7 (9.72%) Software Developer
3 7 (9.72%) Architect
3 7 (9.72%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (6.94%) Lead Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Tester
6 3 (4.17%) QA Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Principal Software Developer
7 2 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (2.78%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (2.78%) QA Tester
7 2 (2.78%) Administrator
7 2 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.39%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (84.72%) RESTful
2 44 (61.11%) .NET
3 43 (59.72%) ASP.NET
3 43 (59.72%) ASP.NET MVC
3 43 (59.72%) ASP.NET Web API
4 40 (55.56%) WCF
5 35 (48.61%) .NET Framework
5 35 (48.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 15 (20.83%) JSON
7 9 (12.50%) Django
7 9 (12.50%) HTML5
7 9 (12.50%) HTML
7 9 (12.50%) Spring
8 8 (11.11%) Play Framework
9 3 (4.17%) Web Services
10 2 (2.78%) CSS
10 2 (2.78%) Swing
10 2 (2.78%) OpenGL
10 2 (2.78%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.78%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.78%) Open Source
2 10 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.78%) CUDA
3 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (6.94%) Windows
3 2 (2.78%) CentOS
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (91.67%) TDD
2 65 (90.28%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (65.28%) BDD
4 44 (61.11%) Web Application Development
4 44 (61.11%) MVC
5 20 (27.78%) Scrum
6 13 (18.06%) Automated Testing
7 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 7 (9.72%) Kanban
8 7 (9.72%) Web Development
9 4 (5.56%) OO
9 4 (5.56%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.56%) Image Processing
10 3 (4.17%) Performance Testing
10 3 (4.17%) Manual Testing
11 2 (2.78%) System Testing
11 2 (2.78%) Multithreading
11 2 (2.78%) OOD
11 2 (2.78%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 45 (62.50%) C#
2 21 (29.17%) Java
3 17 (23.61%) Scala
4 16 (22.22%) Python
5 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.17%) Perl
6 3 (4.17%) PHP
6 3 (4.17%) C++
7 2 (2.78%) Groovy
7 2 (2.78%) SQL
8 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) vSphere
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (11.11%) Puppet
3 2 (2.78%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.39%) Nagios
4 1 (1.39%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.39%) VMware
2 1 (1.39%) Sencha
2 1 (1.39%) Percona
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle
2 1 (1.39%) HP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, Newcastle
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: £55,120
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
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
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago