Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 57 43
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14 -19
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 12 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.88% 2.80% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.14% 4.29% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 4
Northern Ireland median annual salary £62,500 - £50,000
10th Percentile £54,750 - £32,200
90th Percentile £70,000 - £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 290 303 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 69.71% 65.16% 48.15%
Number of salaries quoted 229 179 127
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -7.89%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +5 12 £62,500 - 6
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 10 (83.33%) Python
1 10 (83.33%) DevOps
2 9 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) Java
4 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (58.33%) Ansible
4 7 (58.33%) Deployment Automation
5 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (50.00%) Puppet
5 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 6 (50.00%) JIRA
5 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (50.00%) HTML
5 6 (50.00%) Perl
5 6 (50.00%) CSS
6 5 (41.67%) CISSP
6 5 (41.67%) SAML
6 5 (41.67%) Subversion
6 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Confluence
6 5 (41.67%) JSON
6 5 (41.67%) OSCP
6 5 (41.67%) Open Source

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 (41.67%) Confluence
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) nginx
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
4 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) FlexRay
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Blockchain
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (41.67%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) CA Release Automation
4 1 (8.33%) gulp
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (8.33%) Automotive
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Law
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Security Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Security Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Blockchain Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) JSON
2 5 (41.67%) REST
2 5 (41.67%) SAML
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) boto
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) LAMP
3 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (8.33%) Memcached
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) Qt
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Cloud
2 5 (41.67%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (8.33%) iPhone
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) CoreOS
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) DevOps
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 5 (41.67%) Open Source
5 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (8.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Python
2 9 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (58.33%) Java
5 6 (50.00%) Perl
6 2 (16.67%) C
6 2 (16.67%) C++
7 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
7 1 (8.33%) Go
7 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (8.33%) PHP
7 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (8.33%) R
7 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CISSP
1 5 (41.67%) OSCP
1 5 (41.67%) SANS
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) etcd
2 1 (8.33%) vCloud
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Ansible
2 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (8.33%) CloudForms
4 1 (8.33%) Grafana
4 1 (8.33%) logstash
4 1 (8.33%) Mesos
4 1 (8.33%) Prometheus
4 1 (8.33%) Rundeck
4 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat