The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 28 22
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 0 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast - 0.76% 12.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.85% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 120 54 81
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 79.47% 40.91% 60.45%
Number of salaries quoted 88 49 41
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £50,000 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Ruby as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Belfast

Ruby
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby in Belfast.

Salary trend for Ruby in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (80.00%) Android
1 4 (80.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Android Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Python