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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 44 58 35
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 21 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.85% 1.28% 4.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.98% 2.67% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 9
Average salary £35,232 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.11% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,636 £17,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,983 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
301 300 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 55.13% 48.15% 49.62%
Number of salaries quoted 279 274 221
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,983 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 21 £35,232 +28.11% 1
Ruby
North East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (76.92%) C#
3 18 (69.23%) Python
3 18 (69.23%) Finance
3 18 (69.23%) Scala
3 18 (69.23%) Open Source
3 18 (69.23%) Jenkins
4 17 (65.38%) Linux
5 15 (57.69%) Scrum
5 15 (57.69%) Java
5 15 (57.69%) JUnit
5 15 (57.69%) Automated Testing
5 15 (57.69%) Google
5 15 (57.69%) Ruby on Rails
5 15 (57.69%) Guice
5 15 (57.69%) Django
5 15 (57.69%) Play Framework
5 15 (57.69%) REST
6 12 (46.15%) CSS3
6 12 (46.15%) HTML5
6 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
6 12 (46.15%) JSON
6 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (46.15%) Ajax
6 12 (46.15%) Spring
6 12 (46.15%) Subversion
6 12 (46.15%) CSS
6 12 (46.15%) HTML
6 12 (46.15%) HTTP
6 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) HTTP
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.54%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Jenkins
2 15 (57.69%) JUnit
3 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 12 (46.15%) Subversion
4 6 (23.08%) Selenium
5 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
5 3 (11.54%) RSpec
5 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 4 (15.38%) C++ Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Lead Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Web Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) Ruby on Rails
1 15 (57.69%) Guice
1 15 (57.69%) Django
1 15 (57.69%) Play Framework
1 15 (57.69%) REST
2 12 (46.15%) CSS3
2 12 (46.15%) HTML5
2 12 (46.15%) JSON
2 12 (46.15%) Ajax
2 12 (46.15%) Spring
2 12 (46.15%) CSS
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
3 9 (34.62%) RESTful
4 8 (30.77%) OpenGL
5 3 (11.54%) SOAP
5 3 (11.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) Open Source
2 8 (30.77%) Visualisation
3 7 (26.92%) CUDA
3 7 (26.92%) GPGPU
4 3 (11.54%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Scrum
2 15 (57.69%) Automated Testing
3 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management
4 9 (34.62%) Web Design
4 9 (34.62%) TDD
4 9 (34.62%) Web Development
4 9 (34.62%) OWASP
4 9 (34.62%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (30.77%) 3D Visualisation
5 8 (30.77%) Image Processing
5 8 (30.77%) Multithreading
6 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 4 (15.38%) Pair Programming
7 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.54%) OO
8 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Web Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) C#
2 18 (69.23%) Python
2 18 (69.23%) Scala
3 15 (57.69%) Java
4 8 (30.77%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Puppet
1 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.54%) Nagios
2 3 (11.54%) Ganglia
2 3 (11.54%) collectd
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Google
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago