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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / North East
Rank 34 50 50
Rank change year-on-year +16 0  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 39 28 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.10% 4.33% 4.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.68% 7.71% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 39 24 31
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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 the North East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 334 363 430
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 52.27% 56.11% 60.31%
Number of salaries quoted 305 316 377
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.10% -2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 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
Tyne and Wear +18 35 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Durham +3 4 £38,000 +4.10%
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 46 (77.97%) C#
1 46 (77.97%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (72.88%) TDD
3 42 (71.19%) .NET
4 33 (55.93%) .NET Framework
4 33 (55.93%) SQL Server
4 33 (55.93%) MVC
4 33 (55.93%) ASP.NET
4 33 (55.93%) WCF
4 33 (55.93%) RESTful
4 33 (55.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (55.93%) BDD
4 33 (55.93%) Entity Framework
4 33 (55.93%) Web Application Development
4 33 (55.93%) ASP.NET Web API
4 33 (55.93%) SQL Server 2014
5 27 (45.76%) Git (software)
6 21 (35.59%) Node.js
6 21 (35.59%) NoSQL
7 20 (33.90%) Java
7 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 20 (33.90%) Code First Entity Framework
8 19 (32.20%) Web Development
9 18 (30.51%) Games
10 16 (27.12%) AngularJS
10 16 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (25.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (25.42%) KnockoutJS
11 15 (25.42%) MongoDB
11 15 (25.42%) Python

Ruby
Top Related 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 14 (23.73%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.69%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (55.93%) SQL Server
1 33 (55.93%) SQL Server 2014
2 21 (35.59%) NoSQL
3 15 (25.42%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (45.76%) Git (software)
2 13 (22.03%) TeamCity
3 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
3 7 (11.86%) Selenium
4 6 (10.17%) Cucumber
5 5 (8.47%) Subversion
5 5 (8.47%) WebDriver
6 4 (6.78%) RSpec
7 2 (3.39%) JUnit
7 2 (3.39%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.69%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.69%) JBehave
8 1 (1.69%) JIRA
8 1 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.69%) Mocha
8 1 (1.69%) QADirector
8 1 (1.69%) QARun
8 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (30.51%) Games
2 4 (6.78%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (76.27%) Developer
2 34 (57.63%) .NET Developer
3 15 (25.42%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (25.42%) C# Developer
3 15 (25.42%) Junior
4 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 14 (23.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (22.03%) Graduate
5 13 (22.03%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 13 (22.03%) Graduate Developer
5 13 (22.03%) Junior .NET Developer
5 13 (22.03%) Junior Developer
6 8 (13.56%) Software Developer
7 6 (10.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Automation Tester
9 4 (6.78%) Tester
10 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (71.19%) .NET
2 33 (55.93%) .NET Framework
2 33 (55.93%) ASP.NET
2 33 (55.93%) ASP.NET MVC
2 33 (55.93%) ASP.NET Web API
2 33 (55.93%) Entity Framework
2 33 (55.93%) RESTful
2 33 (55.93%) WCF
3 21 (35.59%) Node.js
4 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 20 (33.90%) Code First Entity Framework
5 16 (27.12%) AngularJS
6 15 (25.42%) KnockoutJS
6 15 (25.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (22.03%) MSMQ
7 13 (22.03%) WPF
8 6 (10.17%) CSS
8 6 (10.17%) HTML
9 2 (3.39%) REST
9 2 (3.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (22.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) CentOS
3 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (77.97%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (72.88%) TDD
3 33 (55.93%) BDD
3 33 (55.93%) MVC
3 33 (55.93%) Web Application Development
4 19 (32.20%) Web Development
5 13 (22.03%) Dependency Injection
5 13 (22.03%) Kanban
5 13 (22.03%) Multithreading
6 7 (11.86%) DevOps
7 6 (10.17%) SDLC
8 4 (6.78%) Automation Testing
8 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.78%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.08%) User Stories
10 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.39%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (77.97%) C#
2 20 (33.90%) Java
3 15 (25.42%) Python
4 13 (22.03%) F#
5 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
6 8 (13.56%) Scala
7 6 (10.17%) C++
7 6 (10.17%) PHP
8 5 (8.47%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.08%) Clojure
9 3 (5.08%) Groovy
10 1 (1.69%) ES6
10 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) WCAG
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) etcd
2 1 (1.69%) flannel
Systems Management
1 13 (22.03%) Kibana
2 7 (11.86%) Puppet
3 4 (6.78%) Ansible
3 4 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.39%) rkt
4 2 (3.39%) Terraform
5 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Google
2 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
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