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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 35 20 24
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 5 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.81% 9.30% 3.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% 15.19% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 4
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +3.70%  
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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 145 79 72
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 52.35% 61.24% 66.06%
Number of salaries quoted 119 60 53
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
County Antrim -10 5 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
1 6 (85.71%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (85.71%) Ruby on Rails
1 6 (85.71%) Android
1 6 (85.71%) Android Development
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation

Ruby
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
1 6 (85.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Android Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Android Development
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 + Package
Posted: 6 days ago