The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 22 14
Rank change year-on-year -14 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 4 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 1.69% 6.78% 5.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 11.76% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 3
Median salary £40,000 £36,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +20.83%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.25% +4.44%  

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 County Antrim with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
County Antrim
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 138 68 39
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 58.23% 57.63% 54.93%
Number of salaries quoted 110 51 31
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,300 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim 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 County Antrim

Ruby
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Salary trend for Ruby in County Antrim

Ruby
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -9 4 £40,000 +10.34%
Ruby
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
1 6 (85.71%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (85.71%) Ruby on Rails
1 6 (85.71%) Android
1 6 (85.71%) Android Development
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 6 (85.71%) MySQL
1 6 (85.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Android Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Android Development
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Python