Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > North East
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 48 57
Rank change year-on-year -28 +9 -12
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 51 61 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.30% 4.56% 4.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.65% 8.98% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 54 52 59
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £37,875 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £45,000 £52,500
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 767 679 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 49.64% 50.75% 56.91%
Number of salaries quoted 685 579 687
North East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,018
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.11% +2.91%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £56,000 £50,450 £52,500
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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -16 45 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Durham -13 6 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (47.06%) SQL
3 18 (35.29%) TDD
3 18 (35.29%) Selenium
3 18 (35.29%) Test Automation
3 18 (35.29%) Cucumber
3 18 (35.29%) BDD
4 17 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 17 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 17 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (33.33%) Test Management
4 17 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 17 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 17 (33.33%) QA
4 17 (33.33%) C#
4 17 (33.33%) OO
4 17 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 14 (27.45%) Web Application Development
5 14 (27.45%) Python
5 14 (27.45%) Google
5 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
5 14 (27.45%) RESTful
6 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (25.49%) Node.js
6 13 (25.49%) Social Media
6 13 (25.49%) Yahoo!
6 13 (25.49%) Project Planning
6 13 (25.49%) WCF
6 13 (25.49%) ISEB
6 13 (25.49%) Apple

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 (7.84%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.92%) Apache
2 2 (3.92%) Confluence
2 2 (3.92%) nginx
3 1 (1.96%) Documentum
3 1 (1.96%) MTS
3 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (9.80%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (7.84%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.96%) Boomi
5 1 (1.96%) Datadog
5 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.96%) IaaS
5 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Firewall
1 4 (7.84%) VPN
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Cucumber
1 18 (35.29%) Selenium
2 17 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
4 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
5 5 (9.80%) JIRA
5 5 (9.80%) WebDriver
6 4 (7.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (7.84%) Hudson
6 4 (7.84%) JMeter
6 4 (7.84%) LoadRunner
6 4 (7.84%) Ranorex
6 4 (7.84%) Robot Framework
6 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.96%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.96%) JUnit
7 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.96%) TestNG
General
1 3 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) .NET Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Analyst
2 13 (25.49%) QA Analyst
2 13 (25.49%) QA Test Analyst
2 13 (25.49%) Social Media Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Test Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Test Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (7.84%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) RESTful
2 13 (25.49%) .NET
2 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
2 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET Web API
2 13 (25.49%) Node.js
2 13 (25.49%) WCF
3 5 (9.80%) Web Services
4 4 (7.84%) REST
4 4 (7.84%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (7.84%) SOAP
5 3 (5.88%) Laravel
6 2 (3.92%) Django
6 2 (3.92%) LAMP
6 2 (3.92%) Play Framework
7 1 (1.96%) CSS
7 1 (1.96%) HTML5 Canvas
7 1 (1.96%) OpenID
7 1 (1.96%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) BBC
1 13 (25.49%) Social Media
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) BDD
2 18 (35.29%) TDD
2 18 (35.29%) Test Automation
3 17 (33.33%) OO
3 17 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 17 (33.33%) Test Management
3 17 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 17 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 17 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 14 (27.45%) Web Application Development
5 13 (25.49%) DevOps
5 13 (25.49%) MVC
5 13 (25.49%) Project Planning
6 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
7 7 (13.73%) SDLC
8 5 (9.80%) Integration Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) SQL
2 17 (33.33%) C#
3 14 (27.45%) Python
4 10 (19.61%) PHP
5 9 (17.65%) Java
6 8 (15.69%) Perl
7 4 (7.84%) C++
8 3 (5.88%) Tcl
9 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.92%) Scala
10 1 (1.96%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.96%) C
10 1 (1.96%) Go
10 1 (1.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) ISEB
1 13 (25.49%) ISEB Practitioner
1 13 (25.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) Kubernetes
2 8 (15.69%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (15.69%) Puppet
2 8 (15.69%) Terraform
3 6 (11.76%) Ansible
4 5 (9.80%) Packer
5 4 (7.84%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.96%) Nagios
6 1 (1.96%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Google
2 13 (25.49%) Apple
2 13 (25.49%) Facebook
2 13 (25.49%) Sony
2 13 (25.49%) Yahoo!
3 3 (5.88%) Alteryx
3 3 (5.88%) Tableau
4 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.96%) Capita
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.96%) New Relic
5 1 (1.96%) Pega
5 1 (1.96%) Splunk
5 1 (1.96%) TIBCO