Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > North East
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 61 44
Rank change year-on-year -26 -17 +3
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 37 39 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.48% 3.44% 5.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.50% 6.85% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 38 40 70
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,250 £70,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

Ruby is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 822 569 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 55.02% 50.18% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 665 513 705
North East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in the North East

Ruby
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Ruby in the North East

Ruby
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in the North East over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in the North East

Ruby
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the North East region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -34 32 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Durham +9 2 £38,750 +55.00% 1
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) Java
3 19 (51.35%) Python
4 18 (48.65%) C++
4 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (48.65%) BDD
4 18 (48.65%) DevOps
5 17 (45.95%) Ansible
5 17 (45.95%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (45.95%) TDD
6 16 (43.24%) .NET
6 16 (43.24%) Puppet
6 16 (43.24%) Node.js
7 14 (37.84%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (35.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (35.14%) Bash Shell
8 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
8 13 (35.14%) Perl
8 13 (35.14%) Configuration Management
9 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
9 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
9 12 (32.43%) Docker
9 12 (32.43%) Terraform
10 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2016
10 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (29.73%) Kubernetes
10 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
10 11 (29.73%) Linux
10 11 (29.73%) MVC
10 11 (29.73%) RESTful

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) CMS
2 2 (5.41%) nginx
2 2 (5.41%) WordPress
3 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (45.95%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (21.62%) Datadog
4 5 (13.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (29.73%) NoSQL
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
4 6 (16.22%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (8.11%) MySQL
6 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
2 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
3 9 (24.32%) TeamCity
4 3 (8.11%) Bitbucket
4 3 (8.11%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.70%) JMeter
5 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.70%) MSTest
5 1 (2.70%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.70%) Robot Framework
5 1 (2.70%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (10.81%) Games
2 3 (8.11%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Internet Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (5.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (5.41%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (2.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.70%) CMS Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (2.70%) HTML Developer
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) QA Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Software Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) .NET
1 16 (43.24%) Node.js
2 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
2 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (29.73%) RESTful
3 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 8 (21.62%) WCF
4 7 (18.92%) CSS
5 6 (16.22%) HTML
6 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
6 4 (10.81%) Code First Entity Framework
6 4 (10.81%) CSS3
6 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
6 4 (10.81%) HTML5
7 3 (8.11%) .NET Core
8 2 (5.41%) React
9 1 (2.70%) Apache Wicket
9 1 (2.70%) GWT
9 1 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
1 6 (16.22%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (13.51%) Private Cloud
3 4 (10.81%) User Experience
4 3 (8.11%) NHS
4 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
4 3 (8.11%) Social Network
5 1 (2.70%) BBC
5 1 (2.70%) Social Media
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Debian
2 4 (10.81%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.41%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (48.65%) BDD
2 18 (48.65%) DevOps
3 17 (45.95%) TDD
4 13 (35.14%) Configuration Management
4 13 (35.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (29.73%) MVC
5 11 (29.73%) Web Application Development
6 8 (21.62%) SDLC
7 7 (18.92%) OO
7 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
8 6 (16.22%) High Availability
8 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
8 6 (16.22%) Open Source
9 5 (13.51%) Coaching
9 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
10 4 (10.81%) Web Development
11 3 (8.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 3 (8.11%) UX Design
12 2 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) Java
2 19 (51.35%) Python
3 18 (48.65%) C++
4 13 (35.14%) Bash Shell
4 13 (35.14%) Perl
5 9 (24.32%) C
6 8 (21.62%) C#
7 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
8 5 (13.51%) SQL
9 4 (10.81%) TypeScript
10 3 (8.11%) PHP
10 3 (8.11%) VB
10 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.70%) Jython
11 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (45.95%) Ansible
2 16 (43.24%) Puppet
3 14 (37.84%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (32.43%) Terraform
5 11 (29.73%) Kubernetes
6 9 (24.32%) Nagios
6 9 (24.32%) Packer
7 1 (2.70%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (2.70%) Salt
7 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) New Relic
1 9 (24.32%) Splunk
2 6 (16.22%) Google
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) Capita
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
6 2 (5.41%) Facebook
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) Apple
7 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.70%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.70%) RedGate
7 1 (2.70%) Sony
7 1 (2.70%) Twitter
7 1 (2.70%) Yahoo!