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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 38 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 31 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.33% 2.66% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.23% 4.57% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 31 14 5
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
303 372 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 61.84% 58.31% 49.11%
Number of salaries quoted 278 260 214
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -15.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £41,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 0 15 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Gateshead +4 13 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Sunderland - 3 £47,500 -
Ruby
North East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 58 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (87.10%) NoSQL
3 53 (85.48%) Node.js
4 52 (83.87%) WCF
4 52 (83.87%) ASP.NET Web API
4 52 (83.87%) SQL Server
4 52 (83.87%) TDD
5 51 (82.26%) RESTful
6 49 (79.03%) Git (software)
6 49 (79.03%) BDD
7 47 (75.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (75.81%) Entity Framework
7 47 (75.81%) Web Application Development
7 47 (75.81%) MVC
7 47 (75.81%) .NET Framework
7 47 (75.81%) .NET
7 47 (75.81%) ASP.NET
7 47 (75.81%) C#
8 21 (33.87%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
10 11 (17.74%) Java
11 10 (16.13%) PHP
11 10 (16.13%) CSS
12 9 (14.52%) Web Services
12 9 (14.52%) Python
13 7 (11.29%) Perl
13 7 (11.29%) Scala
14 6 (9.68%) Big Data
15 5 (8.06%) Resource Management
15 5 (8.06%) TIBCO EMS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 53 (85.48%) Node.js
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (8.06%) Alfresco
3 2 (3.23%) CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (87.10%) NoSQL
2 52 (83.87%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.68%) Big Data
4 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.23%) MySQL
6 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 49 (79.03%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) Selenium
2 3 (4.84%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.23%) Gradle
3 2 (3.23%) Artifactory
3 2 (3.23%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (3.23%) Subversion
3 2 (3.23%) JUnit
4 1 (1.61%) JMeter
4 1 (1.61%) RSpec
General
1 2 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (90.32%) Developer
2 47 (75.81%) .NET Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
4 3 (4.84%) Tester
4 3 (4.84%) Technical Leader
4 3 (4.84%) Automation Tester
5 2 (3.23%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (3.23%) Python Developer
5 2 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
5 2 (3.23%) Analyst
5 2 (3.23%) Test Analyst
5 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
5 2 (3.23%) PHP Developer
5 2 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (1.61%) Test Engineer
6 1 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (1.61%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (1.61%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (83.87%) WCF
1 52 (83.87%) ASP.NET Web API
2 51 (82.26%) RESTful
3 47 (75.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 47 (75.81%) .NET Framework
3 47 (75.81%) .NET
3 47 (75.81%) ASP.NET
3 47 (75.81%) Entity Framework
4 10 (16.13%) CSS
5 9 (14.52%) Web Services
6 5 (8.06%) HTML
6 5 (8.06%) TIBCO EMS
6 5 (8.06%) Ajax
6 5 (8.06%) jBPM
6 5 (8.06%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (6.45%) REST
7 4 (6.45%) Spring
8 3 (4.84%) HTML5
8 3 (4.84%) CSS3
8 3 (4.84%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.87%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (83.87%) TDD
3 49 (79.03%) BDD
4 47 (75.81%) Web Application Development
4 47 (75.81%) MVC
5 5 (8.06%) Workflow
5 5 (8.06%) Content Management
5 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.06%) Resource Management
5 5 (8.06%) Open Source
6 4 (6.45%) Web Development
7 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.84%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.23%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.23%) Pair Programming
8 2 (3.23%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (3.23%) OO
8 2 (3.23%) OOD
8 2 (3.23%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (75.81%) C#
2 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 11 (17.74%) Java
4 10 (16.13%) PHP
5 9 (14.52%) Python
6 7 (11.29%) Scala
6 7 (11.29%) Perl
7 5 (8.06%) C
7 5 (8.06%) C++
8 3 (4.84%) SQL
9 2 (3.23%) Groovy
10 1 (1.61%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) ISEB
1 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Vagrant
1 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle
1 5 (8.06%) Sybase
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
1 5 (8.06%) TIBCO
2 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago