Period
to 14 December 2018

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

Ruby
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 49 44
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 15 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.51% 4.21% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.15% 6.19% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 1
Northern Ireland median annual salary £62,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £51,750 £33,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £43,750 £37,000
UK 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 476 323 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 79.60% 68.00% 52.44%
Number of salaries quoted 291 206 128
Northern Ireland median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £51,312 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.62% +5.26% +5.56%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 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
County Antrim -21 10 £62,500 +56.25% 3
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 14 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 13 (86.67%) Python
2 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Perl
3 11 (73.33%) HTML
3 11 (73.33%) Java
3 11 (73.33%) CSS
4 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 9 (60.00%) DevOps
6 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
7 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
8 6 (40.00%) Degree
8 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (40.00%) Unix
8 6 (40.00%) Ansible
8 6 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 5 (33.33%) SANS
9 5 (33.33%) Component Testing
9 5 (33.33%) Java 8
9 5 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (33.33%) Spring Boot
9 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 5 (33.33%) Angular 2
9 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef

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 5 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.67%) FlexRay
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
1 5 (33.33%) Neo4j
1 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (33.33%) JIRA
2 5 (33.33%) JUnit
2 5 (33.33%) Mockito
2 5 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Applications Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Java Applications Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Java Web Applications Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Java Web Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Web Applications Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) CSS
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) Angular 2
2 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 5 (33.33%) Java EE
2 5 (33.33%) JPA
2 5 (33.33%) JSON
2 5 (33.33%) Node.js
2 5 (33.33%) REST
2 5 (33.33%) RESTful
2 5 (33.33%) SAML
2 5 (33.33%) Spring
2 5 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) Qt
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Cloud
1 5 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 9 (60.00%) DevOps
4 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (33.33%) Component Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 5 (33.33%) Functional Programming
6 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Microservices
6 5 (33.33%) OO
6 5 (33.33%) OOP
6 5 (33.33%) Open Source
6 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Project Planning
6 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Python
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (73.33%) Java
3 11 (73.33%) Perl
4 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
5 5 (33.33%) Java 8
6 2 (13.33%) C
6 2 (13.33%) C++
7 1 (6.67%) C#
7 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
7 1 (6.67%) Go
7 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) CISSP
2 5 (33.33%) OSCP
2 5 (33.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Ansible
2 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) CloudForms
3 1 (6.67%) Grafana
3 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.67%) Mesos
3 1 (6.67%) Prometheus
3 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.67%) VMware