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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 32 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 38 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.48% 1.64% 4.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.76% 2.98% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 32 7 18
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
353 235 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 60.24% 54.91% 57.32%
Number of salaries quoted 312 208 254
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 29 December 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 29 December 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
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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 -3 20 £38,866 -13.63% 1
Gateshead - 13 £37,500 - 1
Sunderland - 4 £35,000 - 1
Ruby
North East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 54 (80.60%) TDD
2 52 (77.61%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (67.16%) RESTful
4 44 (65.67%) NoSQL
5 32 (47.76%) Java
6 31 (46.27%) C#
7 29 (43.28%) Scrum
8 27 (40.30%) Open Source
9 26 (38.81%) Scala
10 24 (35.82%) JSON
10 24 (35.82%) MongoDB
10 24 (35.82%) Node.js
10 24 (35.82%) Jenkins
10 24 (35.82%) MVC
10 24 (35.82%) .NET
11 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
11 23 (34.33%) ASP.NET
11 23 (34.33%) Web Application Development
12 22 (32.84%) BDD
13 21 (31.34%) Git (software)
13 21 (31.34%) Linux
13 21 (31.34%) Python
14 20 (29.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (29.85%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (25.37%) Automated Testing
17 16 (23.88%) HTML
17 16 (23.88%) HTML5
18 14 (20.90%) Play Framework
18 14 (20.90%) WCF

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 24 (35.82%) Node.js
2 10 (14.93%) Confluence
3 1 (1.49%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) HTTP
3 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.49%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (65.67%) NoSQL
2 24 (35.82%) MongoDB
3 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
4 11 (16.42%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.99%) MySQL
6 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (35.82%) Jenkins
2 21 (31.34%) Git (software)
3 11 (16.42%) Selenium
4 10 (14.93%) JIRA
5 3 (4.48%) InstallShield
5 3 (4.48%) NUnit
5 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (11.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (67.16%) Developer
2 20 (29.85%) .NET Developer
3 12 (17.91%) Software Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Architect
4 10 (14.93%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (13.43%) Lead Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Principal Software Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Tester
9 2 (2.99%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.99%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) QA Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Agile Test Analyst
10 1 (1.49%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.49%) ScrumMaster
10 1 (1.49%) Technical Leader
10 1 (1.49%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (67.16%) RESTful
2 24 (35.82%) JSON
2 24 (35.82%) .NET
3 23 (34.33%) ASP.NET
4 20 (29.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (29.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (23.88%) HTML5
5 16 (23.88%) HTML
6 14 (20.90%) WCF
6 14 (20.90%) Play Framework
7 13 (19.40%) .NET Framework
7 13 (19.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 11 (16.42%) Django
9 10 (14.93%) Spring
10 7 (10.45%) OpenGL
11 6 (8.96%) CSS
12 3 (4.48%) SproutCore
12 3 (4.48%) Backbone.js
12 3 (4.48%) Ember.js
13 2 (2.99%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.30%) Open Source
2 7 (10.45%) CUDA
2 7 (10.45%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.48%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.48%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.34%) Linux
2 12 (17.91%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (80.60%) TDD
2 52 (77.61%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (43.28%) Scrum
4 24 (35.82%) MVC
5 23 (34.33%) Web Application Development
6 22 (32.84%) BDD
7 18 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (25.37%) Automated Testing
9 12 (17.91%) Mentoring
10 10 (14.93%) Kanban
10 10 (14.93%) Web Development
11 9 (13.43%) Image Processing
12 7 (10.45%) 3D Visualisation
12 7 (10.45%) Multithreading
13 6 (8.96%) OO
14 3 (4.48%) OOP
14 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
15 2 (2.99%) Test Automation
15 2 (2.99%) Performance Testing
15 2 (2.99%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) Java
2 31 (46.27%) C#
3 26 (38.81%) Scala
4 21 (31.34%) Python
5 10 (14.93%) C++
6 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.45%) Perl
7 7 (10.45%) PHP
8 5 (7.46%) SQL
9 3 (4.48%) VBScript
9 3 (4.48%) C
10 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.49%) Jython
10 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Xen
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) Puppet
1 11 (16.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.49%) Nagios
2 1 (1.49%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3 (4.48%) Sencha
2 1 (1.49%) Percona
2 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.49%) Apple
2 1 (1.49%) VMware
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago