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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 48 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 15 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.30% 1.00% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.93% 2.05% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 8
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +24.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
382 244 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 58.68% 48.70% 54.92%
Number of salaries quoted 266 211 253
Average salary £31,000 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.06% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 August 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 August 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 +4 14 £45,000 +15.38% 4
North Shields - 2 £27,500 -
South Shields - 2 £27,500 -
Gateshead - 2 £27,500 -
Ruby
North East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (70.27%) Python
2 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (56.76%) Java
4 19 (51.35%) C#
4 19 (51.35%) Linux
4 19 (51.35%) Ruby on Rails
4 19 (51.35%) Scala
4 19 (51.35%) Jenkins
5 18 (48.65%) Open Source
5 18 (48.65%) HTML5
5 18 (48.65%) HTML
5 18 (48.65%) CSS
5 18 (48.65%) Finance
6 16 (43.24%) Automated Testing
6 16 (43.24%) REST
7 15 (40.54%) Play Framework
7 15 (40.54%) Google
7 15 (40.54%) Django
7 15 (40.54%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (40.54%) Guice
7 15 (40.54%) Scrum
7 15 (40.54%) JUnit
8 14 (37.84%) HTTP
8 14 (37.84%) JSON
8 14 (37.84%) CSS3
9 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
9 13 (35.14%) Configuration Management
10 12 (32.43%) Spring
10 12 (32.43%) Ajax
10 12 (32.43%) Subversion

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.41%) Apache
1 2 (5.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) HTTP
2 3 (8.11%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
2 8 (21.62%) MySQL
3 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (51.35%) Jenkins
2 15 (40.54%) JUnit
3 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
4 12 (32.43%) Subversion
5 7 (18.92%) Selenium
6 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
7 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
7 3 (8.11%) RSpec
8 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.41%) InstallShield
8 2 (5.41%) NUnit
9 1 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Software Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Lead Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Web Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Principal Software Developer
4 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.41%) Administrator
4 2 (5.41%) Linux Support
4 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (5.41%) Systems Support
4 2 (5.41%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) Ruby on Rails
2 18 (48.65%) HTML
2 18 (48.65%) CSS
2 18 (48.65%) HTML5
3 16 (43.24%) REST
4 15 (40.54%) Play Framework
4 15 (40.54%) Django
4 15 (40.54%) Guice
5 14 (37.84%) JSON
5 14 (37.84%) CSS3
6 12 (32.43%) Spring
6 12 (32.43%) Ajax
7 10 (27.03%) RESTful
8 4 (10.81%) XML
8 4 (10.81%) OpenGL
9 3 (8.11%) XForms
9 3 (8.11%) SOAP
9 3 (8.11%) Web Services
9 3 (8.11%) .NET
9 3 (8.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Open Source
2 4 (10.81%) CUDA
2 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.70%) GPGPU
3 1 (2.70%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) CentOS
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) SUSE
4 1 (2.70%) Debian
4 1 (2.70%) Fedora
4 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Automated Testing
3 15 (40.54%) Scrum
3 15 (40.54%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (35.14%) Configuration Management
5 11 (29.73%) TDD
6 10 (27.03%) Web Development
7 9 (24.32%) Web Design
7 9 (24.32%) OWASP
7 9 (24.32%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
8 7 (18.92%) OO
9 4 (10.81%) Multithreading
9 4 (10.81%) Image Processing
9 4 (10.81%) Automation Testing
9 4 (10.81%) 3D Visualisation
10 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (8.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) Python
2 21 (56.76%) Java
3 19 (51.35%) C#
3 19 (51.35%) Scala
4 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 6 (16.22%) C++
6 5 (13.51%) Perl
6 5 (13.51%) PHP
7 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
8 3 (8.11%) SQL
9 2 (5.41%) VBScript
9 2 (5.41%) C
10 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.70%) Jython
10 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.11%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) KVM
3 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Puppet
2 6 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (13.51%) Nagios
4 3 (8.11%) Ganglia
4 3 (8.11%) collectd
5 2 (5.41%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Google
2 3 (8.11%) VMware
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.41%) JBoss
3 2 (5.41%) Sencha
4 1 (2.70%) Apple
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
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago