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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 27 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 45 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.81% 1.79% 2.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.48% 3.81% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 33 8 9
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
392 236 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 59.30% 47.01% 57.08%
Number of salaries quoted 308 206 244
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +17 36 £35,232 -11.92% 8
Sunderland - 6 £35,000 - 1
Gateshead - 5 £37,500 - 1
North Shields - 2 £27,500 -
South Shields - 2 £27,500 -
Ruby
North East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 39 (70.91%) TDD
2 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (60.00%) RESTful
4 32 (58.18%) NoSQL
5 30 (54.55%) Java
6 25 (45.45%) Scrum
6 25 (45.45%) MongoDB
6 25 (45.45%) JSON
7 24 (43.64%) Scala
7 24 (43.64%) Open Source
7 24 (43.64%) Jenkins
8 21 (38.18%) Linux
9 19 (34.55%) C#
10 18 (32.73%) Python
10 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (29.09%) HTML5
11 16 (29.09%) HTML
12 15 (27.27%) Automated Testing
13 14 (25.45%) Play Framework
14 13 (23.64%) MVC
14 13 (23.64%) .NET
15 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
15 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
15 12 (21.82%) Web Application Development
15 12 (21.82%) Node.js
16 11 (20.00%) Puppet
17 10 (18.18%) Windows
17 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
17 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
17 10 (18.18%) Git (software)

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 12 (21.82%) Node.js
2 9 (16.36%) Confluence
3 2 (3.64%) JBoss
3 2 (3.64%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (58.18%) NoSQL
2 25 (45.45%) MongoDB
3 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
4 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 5 (9.09%) MySQL
6 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (43.64%) Jenkins
2 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 10 (18.18%) Selenium
3 9 (16.36%) JIRA
4 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.45%) InstallShield
4 3 (5.45%) NUnit
5 1 (1.82%) Hudson
5 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (10.91%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (63.64%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Architect
3 9 (16.36%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (16.36%) Lead Developer
3 9 (16.36%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Principal Software Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Linux Support
7 2 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.64%) Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Systems Support
7 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.82%) Automation Tester
8 1 (1.82%) Scala Developer
8 1 (1.82%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (60.00%) RESTful
2 25 (45.45%) JSON
3 16 (29.09%) HTML5
3 16 (29.09%) HTML
4 14 (25.45%) Play Framework
5 13 (23.64%) .NET
6 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
7 9 (16.36%) Spring
7 9 (16.36%) Django
7 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (12.73%) CSS
9 6 (10.91%) OpenGL
10 4 (7.27%) XML
10 4 (7.27%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (5.45%) Backbone.js
11 3 (5.45%) SproutCore
11 3 (5.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (5.45%) Ember.js
11 3 (5.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (43.64%) Open Source
2 6 (10.91%) CUDA
2 6 (10.91%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.45%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Linux
2 10 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) CentOS
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.82%) SUSE
4 1 (1.82%) Debian
4 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.82%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (70.91%) TDD
2 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (45.45%) Scrum
4 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 13 (23.64%) MVC
7 12 (21.82%) Web Application Development
8 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 10 (18.18%) Web Development
9 9 (16.36%) Kanban
9 9 (16.36%) BDD
10 6 (10.91%) 3D Visualisation
10 6 (10.91%) Image Processing
10 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
11 5 (9.09%) OO
12 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
12 3 (5.45%) OOP
13 2 (3.64%) DevOps
13 2 (3.64%) Server Monitoring
14 1 (1.82%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) Java
2 24 (43.64%) Scala
3 19 (34.55%) C#
4 18 (32.73%) Python
5 9 (16.36%) C++
6 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
7 7 (12.73%) Perl
8 6 (10.91%) PHP
9 5 (9.09%) SQL
10 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
11 3 (5.45%) VBScript
11 3 (5.45%) C
12 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.82%) Jython
12 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) KVM
3 1 (1.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Puppet
2 9 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.64%) Nagios
3 2 (3.64%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) Sencha
1 3 (5.45%) VMware
1 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.82%) Apple
Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 21 days ago