Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > North East
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 37 56
Rank change year-on-year -30 +19 -4
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 61 72 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.63% 6.00% 4.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.70% 11.20% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 61 74 58
North East median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £45,000 £46,875
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%

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 911 643 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 54.26% 53.54% 54.44%
Number of salaries quoted 756 592 687
North East median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.41% -1.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 17 June 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 17 June 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 -35 49 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Durham 0 8 £37,500 +7.14%
Teesside - 1 £35,000 -
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (57.38%) TDD
3 30 (49.18%) BDD
4 28 (45.90%) Git (software)
5 27 (44.26%) .NET
5 27 (44.26%) RESTful
6 26 (42.62%) Node.js
7 25 (40.98%) MVC
8 24 (39.34%) ASP.NET
8 24 (39.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (39.34%) Web Application Development
9 23 (37.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (37.70%) NoSQL
9 23 (37.70%) SQL Server 2016
9 23 (37.70%) SQL Server
10 22 (36.07%) C#
11 21 (34.43%) OO
12 20 (32.79%) Test Automation
12 20 (32.79%) WCF
12 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 19 (31.15%) QA
14 18 (29.51%) Selenium
14 18 (29.51%) Cucumber
15 17 (27.87%) Java
16 15 (24.59%) SQL
17 14 (22.95%) Python
17 14 (22.95%) Test Management
17 14 (22.95%) Google
17 14 (22.95%) Team Foundation Server
18 13 (21.31%) Software Testing

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 (4.92%) Apache
1 3 (4.92%) CMS
1 3 (4.92%) nginx
1 3 (4.92%) WordPress
2 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.64%) Confluence
2 1 (1.64%) MTS
2 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (4.92%) Datadog
4 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.64%) Boomi
4 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.70%) NoSQL
1 23 (37.70%) SQL Server
1 23 (37.70%) SQL Server 2016
2 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.92%) MySQL
3 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.28%) Big Data
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 28 (45.90%) Git (software)
2 18 (29.51%) Cucumber
2 18 (29.51%) Selenium
3 14 (22.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.20%) WebDriver
6 4 (6.56%) JIRA
6 4 (6.56%) JMeter
6 4 (6.56%) LoadRunner
6 4 (6.56%) MSTest
6 4 (6.56%) Ranorex
6 4 (6.56%) Robot Framework
6 4 (6.56%) SoapUI
6 4 (6.56%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.92%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.28%) JUnit
8 2 (3.28%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.64%) RSpec
9 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 4 (6.56%) Advertising
1 4 (6.56%) Games
2 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Developer
2 23 (37.70%) .NET Developer
3 14 (22.95%) Analyst
3 14 (22.95%) Test Analyst
4 13 (21.31%) QA Analyst
4 13 (21.31%) QA Test Analyst
5 9 (14.75%) Social Media Developer
6 7 (11.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) PHP Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.92%) Internet Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (4.92%) QA Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Software Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Software Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (44.26%) .NET
1 27 (44.26%) RESTful
2 26 (42.62%) Node.js
3 24 (39.34%) ASP.NET
3 24 (39.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (37.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 20 (32.79%) WCF
6 7 (11.48%) .NET Framework
6 7 (11.48%) Code First Entity Framework
6 7 (11.48%) Entity Framework
7 6 (9.84%) CSS
7 6 (9.84%) HTML
8 5 (8.20%) Web Services
9 4 (6.56%) SOAP
10 3 (4.92%) .NET Core
10 3 (4.92%) CSS3
10 3 (4.92%) HTML5
10 3 (4.92%) Laravel
10 3 (4.92%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) BBC
1 9 (14.75%) Social Media
2 7 (11.48%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (11.48%) Social Network
3 3 (4.92%) NHS
3 3 (4.92%) User Experience
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.64%) Fintech
5 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Debian
2 3 (4.92%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (57.38%) TDD
3 30 (49.18%) BDD
4 25 (40.98%) MVC
5 24 (39.34%) Web Application Development
6 21 (34.43%) OO
7 20 (32.79%) Test Automation
8 14 (22.95%) Test Management
9 13 (21.31%) Software Testing
10 12 (19.67%) Test Strategy
11 11 (18.03%) Test Scripting
12 10 (16.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (16.39%) Project Planning
12 10 (16.39%) SDLC
12 10 (16.39%) Waterfall
13 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
13 8 (13.11%) DevOps
14 5 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
14 5 (8.20%) Web Development
15 4 (6.56%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.07%) C#
2 17 (27.87%) Java
3 15 (24.59%) SQL
4 14 (22.95%) Python
5 10 (16.39%) C++
5 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.48%) Perl
6 7 (11.48%) PHP
6 7 (11.48%) VB
6 7 (11.48%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.56%) C
8 3 (4.92%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.28%) Scala
10 1 (1.64%) Go
10 1 (1.64%) Java 8
10 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) ISEB
1 10 (16.39%) ISEB Practitioner
1 10 (16.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (4.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (31.15%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Puppet
2 7 (11.48%) Ansible
3 6 (9.84%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (8.20%) Kubernetes
5 4 (6.56%) Nagios
5 4 (6.56%) Packer
5 4 (6.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Google
2 9 (14.75%) Apple
2 9 (14.75%) Facebook
2 9 (14.75%) Sony
2 9 (14.75%) Yahoo!
3 4 (6.56%) Capita
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.56%) New Relic
3 4 (6.56%) Splunk
4 3 (4.92%) Cisco
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle
5 2 (3.28%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.64%) IBM
6 1 (1.64%) TIBCO