Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > North East
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 74 52
Rank change year-on-year -17 -22 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 24 39 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.72% 2.67% 4.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.25% 5.61% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 23 42 51
North East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,250 £67,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 739 695 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 52.86% 47.60% 51.90%
Number of salaries quoted 572 627 637
North East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -20 21 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Durham +17 1 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Java
3 15 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (58.33%) DevOps
4 14 (58.33%) Python
5 13 (54.17%) Ansible
6 12 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 12 (50.00%) Puppet
6 12 (50.00%) C++
7 10 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (41.67%) BDD
8 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
8 9 (37.50%) Docker
8 9 (37.50%) Perl
8 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
8 9 (37.50%) Terraform
9 8 (33.33%) Kubernetes
9 8 (33.33%) .NET
9 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
10 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
10 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
10 7 (29.17%) Node.js
10 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (29.17%) Linux
10 7 (29.17%) C
10 7 (29.17%) TDD
11 6 (25.00%) High Availability
11 6 (25.00%) Splunk
11 6 (25.00%) New Relic

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 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 15 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (25.00%) Datadog
4 5 (20.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (4.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.17%) JUnit
5 1 (4.17%) Subversion
5 1 (4.17%) TestNG
5 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
5 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.17%) Advertising
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Internet Developer
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) Node.js
3 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (16.67%) RESTful
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (12.50%) CSS
4 3 (12.50%) WCF
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.33%) Code First Entity Framework
5 2 (8.33%) CSS3
5 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (8.33%) HTML
5 2 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (4.17%) JSF
6 1 (4.17%) LAMP
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.83%) Private Cloud
3 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
4 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Social Network
5 1 (4.17%) User Experience
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Debian
2 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) DevOps
3 10 (41.67%) BDD
4 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
6 7 (29.17%) TDD
7 6 (25.00%) High Availability
7 6 (25.00%) Open Source
7 6 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
8 5 (20.83%) Coaching
8 5 (20.83%) MVC
9 4 (16.67%) SDLC
9 4 (16.67%) Web Application Development
10 3 (12.50%) OO
10 3 (12.50%) Scrum
10 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 2 (8.33%) ITIL
11 2 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Java
2 14 (58.33%) Python
3 12 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 12 (50.00%) C++
4 9 (37.50%) Perl
5 7 (29.17%) C
5 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
6 5 (20.83%) C#
7 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (8.33%) TypeScript
9 1 (4.17%) Jython
9 1 (4.17%) PHP
9 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (4.17%) VB
9 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) Ansible
2 12 (50.00%) Puppet
3 10 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (37.50%) Terraform
5 8 (33.33%) Kubernetes
6 6 (25.00%) Nagios
6 6 (25.00%) Packer
7 1 (4.17%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (4.17%) Salt
7 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) New Relic
1 6 (25.00%) Splunk
2 4 (16.67%) Google
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.17%) Facebook
4 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.17%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.17%) RedGate
4 1 (4.17%) Twitter