Period
to 20 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 20 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 39 55
Rank change year-on-year -14 +16 -25
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 24 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.80% 3.95% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.84% 6.12% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 5
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £31,150 £37,500 £27,550
90th Percentile £67,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 411 245 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 65.13% 64.47% 58.23%
Number of salaries quoted 296 194 223
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,075 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £61,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +0.42%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Northern Ireland

Ruby
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Ruby in Northern Ireland

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 20 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Northern Ireland

Ruby
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 20 June 2019. 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
County Antrim -16 22 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 23 (95.83%) Python
2 22 (91.67%) Linux
3 21 (87.50%) Java
4 19 (79.17%) DevOps
5 16 (66.67%) Go
6 14 (58.33%) C
6 14 (58.33%) C++
6 14 (58.33%) Unix
7 13 (54.17%) Perl
7 13 (54.17%) Management Information System
8 12 (50.00%) Smartphone
8 12 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (50.00%) Wireshark
8 12 (50.00%) Problem Management
8 12 (50.00%) SaaS
8 12 (50.00%) ITIL
8 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (50.00%) Internet
8 12 (50.00%) Shell Script
8 12 (50.00%) ITIL V3
8 12 (50.00%) High Availability
8 12 (50.00%) Internet of Things
8 12 (50.00%) Task Automation
9 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
11 4 (16.67%) OO
11 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (12.50%) Node.js
12 3 (12.50%) Docker

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.17%) Hyperledger
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MultiChain
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) SaaS
2 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.17%) npm
4 1 (4.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Internet
1 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Blockchain
1 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 12 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 12 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 12 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Backend Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) Node.js
2 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.33%) Laravel
2 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.17%) Code First Entity Framework
3 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.17%) RESTful
3 1 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Management Information System
2 12 (50.00%) Internet of Things
2 12 (50.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 14 (58.33%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) DevOps
2 12 (50.00%) High Availability
2 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 12 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 12 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 12 (50.00%) Task Automation
3 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) OO
6 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) Coaching
7 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (4.17%) BDD
8 1 (4.17%) Deployment Automation
8 1 (4.17%) Fintech
8 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (4.17%) Microservices
8 1 (4.17%) SDLC
8 1 (4.17%) Secure Coding
8 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) Python
2 21 (87.50%) Java
3 16 (66.67%) Go
4 14 (58.33%) C
4 14 (58.33%) C++
5 13 (54.17%) Perl
6 12 (50.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
8 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 2 (8.33%) Clojure
8 2 (8.33%) Erlang
8 2 (8.33%) PHP
9 1 (4.17%) C#
9 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 1 (4.17%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
1 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.17%) CloudForms
2 1 (4.17%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Google
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.17%) VMware