Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 51 27
Rank change year-on-year +14 -24 +10
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 20 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.95% 1.48% 7.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.55% 2.63% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 18
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,200 £30,500
90th Percentile £58,875 £45,000 £66,875
UK median annual salary £52,500 £53,375 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.64% +1.67% +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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 265 266 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 65.59% 56.12% 60.91%
Number of salaries quoted 216 212 116
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 20 £42,500 +30.77% 6
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 16 (80.00%) Python
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) Java
5 8 (40.00%) CSS
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) MySQL
6 7 (35.00%) Degree
7 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (30.00%) Linux
7 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (30.00%) DevOps
8 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
8 5 (25.00%) SOLID
8 5 (25.00%) OWASP
8 5 (25.00%) BDD
8 5 (25.00%) .NET
8 5 (25.00%) Perl
8 5 (25.00%) PHP
8 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (20.00%) Time Management
9 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 4 (20.00%) Puppet
9 4 (20.00%) CoreOS
9 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery

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 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) nginx
1 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) Blockchain
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQLite
4 1 (5.00%) HSQLDB
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Blockchain Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
5 2 (10.00%) Angular 2
5 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (10.00%) LAMP
5 2 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (10.00%) Spring
5 2 (10.00%) Spring MVC
5 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (5.00%) J2EE
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) JSF
6 1 (5.00%) JSP
6 1 (5.00%) JSTL
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (5.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) iPhone
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) CoreOS
3 2 (10.00%) CentOS
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) DevOps
3 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (25.00%) BDD
4 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 5 (25.00%) OWASP
4 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) SOLID
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) Open Source
5 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) Time Management
6 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Coaching
6 2 (10.00%) Due Diligence
6 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Python
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (25.00%) Perl
6 5 (25.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) Apple Swift
7 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) etcd
2 2 (10.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) KVM
2 2 (10.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) VMware