Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > North East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 48 44
Rank change year-on-year -26 -4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 35 71 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.59% 4.72% 5.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.43% 9.24% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 34 59 80
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.44%
10th Percentile £30,625 £33,700 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £51,250 £51,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 645 768 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 47.81% 51.10% 56.50%
Number of salaries quoted 586 663 779
North East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,275 £25,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -15 29 £43,750 +9.38% 2
Durham -21 6 £36,250 -3.33%
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) SQL
3 15 (42.86%) Python
4 12 (34.29%) TDD
4 12 (34.29%) BDD
4 12 (34.29%) DevOps
5 11 (31.43%) Test Strategy
5 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
5 11 (31.43%) Selenium
6 10 (28.57%) Test Management
6 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 10 (28.57%) QA
6 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 10 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 10 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 10 (28.57%) C#
7 9 (25.71%) Perl
7 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
7 9 (25.71%) Linux
7 9 (25.71%) NoSQL
8 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (22.86%) OO
8 8 (22.86%) Java
8 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
9 7 (20.00%) Web Application Development
9 7 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (20.00%) Docker

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 4 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) Confluence
2 2 (5.71%) nginx
3 1 (2.86%) Documentum
3 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.14%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.43%) Amazon S3
3 4 (11.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.86%) Datadog
4 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
1 4 (11.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) NoSQL
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (5.71%) Big Data
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.71%) Power BI
3 2 (5.71%) Spotfire
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Selenium
2 10 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 10 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
4 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (14.29%) JIRA
6 4 (11.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (11.43%) Hudson
6 4 (11.43%) JMeter
6 4 (11.43%) LoadRunner
6 4 (11.43%) Ranorex
6 4 (11.43%) Robot Framework
6 4 (11.43%) SoapUI
6 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
7 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.57%) Automotive
2 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Developer
1 8 (22.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) QA Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) QA Test Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Social Media Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (11.43%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Graduate
7 2 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) AWS Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Data Scientist
7 2 (5.71%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
1 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 7 (20.00%) RESTful
1 7 (20.00%) WCF
2 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 6 (17.14%) Node.js
3 4 (11.43%) REST
3 4 (11.43%) SOAP
3 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
4 2 (5.71%) LAMP
5 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.86%) Code First Entity Framework
5 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.86%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) BBC
1 5 (14.29%) Social Media
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Android
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) BDD
2 12 (34.29%) DevOps
2 12 (34.29%) TDD
3 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
3 11 (31.43%) Test Strategy
4 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 10 (28.57%) Test Management
4 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 10 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 8 (22.86%) OO
6 7 (20.00%) MVC
6 7 (20.00%) SDLC
6 7 (20.00%) Web Application Development
7 6 (17.14%) Project Planning
8 5 (14.29%) Multithreading
8 5 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Validation
9 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) Python
3 10 (28.57%) C#
4 9 (25.71%) Perl
5 8 (22.86%) Java
6 6 (17.14%) PHP
7 4 (11.43%) C++
8 3 (8.57%) Tcl
9 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.71%) R
10 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
10 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.86%) C
10 1 (2.86%) F#
10 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) ISEB
1 6 (17.14%) ISEB Practitioner
1 6 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 7 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (20.00%) Puppet
1 7 (20.00%) Terraform
2 5 (14.29%) Ansible
2 5 (14.29%) Packer
3 4 (11.43%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (2.86%) Kibana
4 1 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Google
2 5 (14.29%) Apple
2 5 (14.29%) Facebook
2 5 (14.29%) Sony
2 5 (14.29%) Tableau
2 5 (14.29%) Yahoo!
3 3 (8.57%) Alteryx
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Capita
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) New Relic
5 1 (2.86%) Pega
5 1 (2.86%) Splunk