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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 55 48 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 12 17 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.22% 3.71% 7.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.26% 6.39% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 37
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,062 £31,800 £28,780
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,700 £47,218
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
282 266 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 52.22% 58.08% 58.68%
Number of salaries quoted 230 237 323
Median salary £40,000 £34,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 6 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Gateshead -2 3 £40,000 +6.66%
Hebburn - 1 £35,000 -
Sunderland - 1 £40,000 - 1
Ruby
North East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 46 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (75.00%) NoSQL
3 38 (67.86%) TDD
4 36 (64.29%) RESTful
5 35 (62.50%) Git (software)
6 32 (57.14%) BDD
6 32 (57.14%) Web Application Development
7 31 (55.36%) JavaScript
7 31 (55.36%) SQL Server
8 30 (53.57%) Node.js
9 29 (51.79%) C#
9 29 (51.79%) .NET
10 28 (50.00%) MVC
10 28 (50.00%) ASP.NET
10 28 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (50.00%) .NET Framework
10 28 (50.00%) WCF
10 28 (50.00%) Entity Framework
10 28 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 28 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 28 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 28 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
11 27 (48.21%) Games
12 19 (33.93%) Java
13 18 (32.14%) AngularJS
14 16 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
14 16 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (26.79%) CSS
16 13 (23.21%) DevOps
16 13 (23.21%) Continuous Improvement

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.36%) Apache
2 1 (1.79%) CMS
2 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.79%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 31 (55.36%) SQL Server
3 28 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (21.43%) RDBMS
4 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 9 (16.07%) MySQL
6 8 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (14.29%) Hazelcast
7 7 (12.50%) MongoDB
8 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.79%) DataStage
9 1 (1.79%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (1.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 35 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.29%) Ant
2 8 (14.29%) Gradle
2 8 (14.29%) Maven
3 6 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 5 (8.93%) Selenium
5 4 (7.14%) Appium
5 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.57%) Subversion
7 1 (1.79%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.79%) GitLab
7 1 (1.79%) JBehave
7 1 (1.79%) JIRA
7 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.79%) Mocha
7 1 (1.79%) QADirector
7 1 (1.79%) QARun
7 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (48.21%) Games
2 8 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (82.14%) Developer
2 29 (51.79%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.07%) .NET Software Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (8.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Developer in Test
7 4 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) QA Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) QA Test Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (64.29%) RESTful
2 30 (53.57%) Node.js
3 29 (51.79%) .NET
4 28 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 28 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 28 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 28 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 28 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
4 28 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 28 (50.00%) WCF
5 18 (32.14%) AngularJS
6 16 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
6 16 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (26.79%) CSS
8 10 (17.86%) REST
9 9 (16.07%) ActiveMQ
10 8 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (14.29%) Spring
11 7 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Online Games
2 8 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.14%) Mobile Games
5 3 (5.36%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Android
2 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.14%) Unix
4 2 (3.57%) CentOS
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (67.86%) TDD
3 32 (57.14%) BDD
3 32 (57.14%) Web Application Development
4 28 (50.00%) MVC
5 13 (23.21%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (23.21%) DevOps
6 12 (21.43%) OOP
7 10 (17.86%) Microservices
7 10 (17.86%) Scrum
8 8 (14.29%) API Design
8 8 (14.29%) Front End Development
9 7 (12.50%) Web Development
10 6 (10.71%) Open Source
10 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
11 4 (7.14%) Coaching
11 4 (7.14%) Manual Testing
11 4 (7.14%) Mobile First
11 4 (7.14%) Refactoring
11 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) JavaScript
2 29 (51.79%) C#
3 19 (33.93%) Java
4 7 (12.50%) Python
4 7 (12.50%) SQL
5 5 (8.93%) PHP
6 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.36%) Groovy
6 3 (5.36%) Jython
7 2 (3.57%) Scala
7 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.79%) ES6
8 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) ISEB
1 4 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (8.93%) Puppet
2 3 (5.36%) Ansible
3 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.79%) Nagios
3 1 (1.79%) OpenNMS
3 1 (1.79%) rkt
3 1 (1.79%) Terraform
3 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.79%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Sun
2 8 (14.29%) Apigee
3 1 (1.79%) Google
3 1 (1.79%) IBM
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.79%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.79%) VMware
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