The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 51 59 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 12 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.89% 0.76% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.48% 1.49% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 8
Average salary £35,000 £40,750 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% +30.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
345 269 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 54.33% 51.24% 53.86%
Number of salaries quoted 257 232 257
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
North East

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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 11 £41,750 +2.45% 14
North Shields - 1 £27,500 -
South Shields - 1 £27,500 -
Gateshead - 1 £27,500 -
Ruby
North East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 23 (69.70%) Python
2 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (60.61%) Linux
4 19 (57.58%) Ruby on Rails
4 19 (57.58%) Scala
4 19 (57.58%) Jenkins
5 18 (54.55%) Open Source
5 18 (54.55%) C#
5 18 (54.55%) Java
5 18 (54.55%) Finance
6 16 (48.48%) HTML
6 16 (48.48%) CSS
6 16 (48.48%) HTML5
6 16 (48.48%) REST
6 16 (48.48%) Automated Testing
7 15 (45.45%) Google
7 15 (45.45%) Django
7 15 (45.45%) Guice
7 15 (45.45%) JUnit
7 15 (45.45%) Play Framework
8 14 (42.42%) Scrum
8 14 (42.42%) JSON
8 14 (42.42%) CSS3
9 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
9 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (39.39%) HTTP
9 13 (39.39%) Configuration Management
10 12 (36.36%) Subversion
10 12 (36.36%) Spring
10 12 (36.36%) Ajax

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 2 (6.06%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
2 7 (21.21%) MySQL
3 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Jenkins
2 15 (45.45%) JUnit
3 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
4 12 (36.36%) Subversion
5 6 (18.18%) Selenium
6 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 3 (9.09%) RSpec
6 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.03%) Hudson
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Web Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Lead Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.06%) Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Support
4 2 (6.06%) Programmer
4 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) Ruby on Rails
2 16 (48.48%) HTML
2 16 (48.48%) CSS
2 16 (48.48%) HTML5
2 16 (48.48%) REST
3 15 (45.45%) Django
3 15 (45.45%) Guice
3 15 (45.45%) Play Framework
4 14 (42.42%) JSON
4 14 (42.42%) CSS3
5 12 (36.36%) Spring
5 12 (36.36%) Ajax
6 10 (30.30%) RESTful
7 5 (15.15%) OpenGL
8 3 (9.09%) SOAP
8 3 (9.09%) Web Services
8 3 (9.09%) XML
8 3 (9.09%) XForms
8 3 (9.09%) Sensu
9 2 (6.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (54.55%) Open Source
2 5 (15.15%) Visualisation
3 4 (12.12%) CUDA
4 2 (6.06%) GPGPU
5 1 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) CentOS
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.03%) SUSE
4 1 (3.03%) Debian
4 1 (3.03%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Automated Testing
3 14 (42.42%) Scrum
4 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (39.39%) Configuration Management
5 10 (30.30%) Web Development
5 10 (30.30%) TDD
6 9 (27.27%) Web Design
6 9 (27.27%) OWASP
6 9 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
8 5 (15.15%) Image Processing
8 5 (15.15%) 3D Visualisation
9 4 (12.12%) OO
10 3 (9.09%) User Stories
10 3 (9.09%) Automation Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Analytics
10 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) Python
2 19 (57.58%) Scala
3 18 (54.55%) C#
3 18 (54.55%) Java
4 6 (18.18%) C++
5 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
6 3 (9.09%) PHP
7 2 (6.06%) Perl
8 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.03%) C
8 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) KVM
3 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Puppet
2 6 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (15.15%) Nagios
4 3 (9.09%) Ganglia
4 3 (9.09%) collectd
5 2 (6.06%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Google
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) Sencha
4 1 (3.03%) Apple
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £28,000 - £35,000, DOE Per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool, Newcastle, Leeds, Warrington /...
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: £44,080 - £54,570
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago