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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 42 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 23 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.67% 1.59% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.23% 3.25% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 4
Average salary £33,750 £37,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
369 246 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 58.95% 48.81% 56.06%
Number of salaries quoted 264 212 246
Average salary £32,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 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 19 September 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 20 £46,109 +22.95% 10
North Shields - 2 £27,500 -
South Shields - 2 £27,500 -
Sunderland - 2 £35,000 - 1
Gateshead - 2 £27,500 -
Ruby
North East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) Python
3 21 (51.22%) Java
4 20 (48.78%) C#
4 20 (48.78%) Linux
5 18 (43.90%) TDD
5 18 (43.90%) Scala
5 18 (43.90%) Jenkins
6 17 (41.46%) Open Source
7 16 (39.02%) HTML5
7 16 (39.02%) HTML
8 15 (36.59%) Scrum
8 15 (36.59%) JSON
8 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (34.15%) Ruby on Rails
9 14 (34.15%) Automated Testing
9 14 (34.15%) RESTful
9 14 (34.15%) CSS
10 13 (31.71%) Play Framework
10 13 (31.71%) Mentoring
11 12 (29.27%) Finance
11 12 (29.27%) Django
12 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
12 11 (26.83%) REST
13 10 (24.39%) CSS3
13 10 (24.39%) Line Management
13 10 (24.39%) Guice
13 10 (24.39%) Spring
13 10 (24.39%) Google
13 10 (24.39%) JUnit

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (9.76%) Node.js
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) MongoDB
1 9 (21.95%) NoSQL
1 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.07%) MySQL
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) Jenkins
2 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
3 10 (24.39%) JUnit
4 8 (19.51%) Subversion
5 7 (17.07%) Selenium
6 3 (7.32%) InstallShield
6 3 (7.32%) NUnit
6 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.88%) RSpec
7 2 (4.88%) JIRA
8 1 (2.44%) Hudson
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Software Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Principal Software Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Lead Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Support
6 2 (4.88%) Web Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) HTML
1 16 (39.02%) HTML5
2 15 (36.59%) JSON
3 14 (34.15%) Ruby on Rails
3 14 (34.15%) RESTful
3 14 (34.15%) CSS
4 13 (31.71%) Play Framework
5 12 (29.27%) Django
6 11 (26.83%) REST
7 10 (24.39%) CSS3
7 10 (24.39%) Spring
7 10 (24.39%) Guice
8 8 (19.51%) Ajax
9 6 (14.63%) .NET
9 6 (14.63%) OpenGL
10 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
11 4 (9.76%) XML
12 3 (7.32%) XForms
12 3 (7.32%) jQuery
13 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Open Source
2 6 (14.63%) CUDA
2 6 (14.63%) User Experience
2 6 (14.63%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Linux
2 10 (24.39%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) CentOS
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.44%) SUSE
4 1 (2.44%) Debian
4 1 (2.44%) Fedora
4 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) TDD
3 15 (36.59%) Scrum
3 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (34.15%) Automated Testing
5 13 (31.71%) Mentoring
6 10 (24.39%) Line Management
7 9 (21.95%) Web Development
7 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
8 6 (14.63%) Web Design
8 6 (14.63%) OO
8 6 (14.63%) Multithreading
8 6 (14.63%) OWASP
8 6 (14.63%) Image Processing
8 6 (14.63%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (14.63%) 3D Visualisation
9 5 (12.20%) MVC
9 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
10 4 (9.76%) Web Application Development
10 4 (9.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) Python
2 21 (51.22%) Java
3 20 (48.78%) C#
4 18 (43.90%) Scala
5 8 (19.51%) C++
6 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
7 6 (14.63%) Perl
8 5 (12.20%) PHP
9 4 (9.76%) SQL
9 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
10 3 (7.32%) VBScript
11 2 (4.88%) C
12 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
12 1 (2.44%) Jython
12 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) KVM
2 2 (4.88%) Docker
3 1 (2.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Puppet
2 6 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.76%) Nagios
4 2 (4.88%) Ganglia
4 2 (4.88%) Zenoss
4 2 (4.88%) collectd
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Google
2 3 (7.32%) VMware
2 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) JBoss
3 2 (4.88%) Sencha
4 1 (2.44%) Apple
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
HMRC
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
HMRC
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HMRC
Salary: £28,780 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HMRC
Salary: £35,232 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HMRC
Salary: £47,218 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive plus Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + incentives, pension, pmi
Posted: 20 days ago