Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 44 50
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 31 62 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.30% 5.39% 5.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.89% 10.05% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 30 50 52
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +6.44%
10th Percentile £36,125 £33,750 £30,025
90th Percentile £65,163 £52,000 £49,250
North East median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +6.44%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 450 617 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 47.92% 53.65% 59.26%
Number of salaries quoted 411 522 530
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% +11.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,725
90th Percentile £56,250 £51,475 £51,375
North East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Tyne and Wear

Ruby
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for Ruby in Tyne and Wear

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Tyne and Wear

Ruby
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Gateshead +1 16 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 15 £47,000 -1.05% 2
Ruby
North East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 13 (41.94%) Python
4 12 (38.71%) DevOps
5 11 (35.48%) Configuration Management
6 10 (32.26%) C#
6 10 (32.26%) TDD
6 10 (32.26%) QA
6 10 (32.26%) BDD
6 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
7 9 (29.03%) Selenium
7 9 (29.03%) Perl
7 9 (29.03%) Linux
8 8 (25.81%) OO
8 8 (25.81%) Java
8 8 (25.81%) Software Testing
8 8 (25.81%) Test Management
8 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
8 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
8 8 (25.81%) Waterfall
8 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
8 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
8 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
9 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (22.58%) Web Application Development
9 7 (22.58%) Docker
9 7 (22.58%) Kubernetes

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (6.45%) Apache
1 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.45%) Confluence
1 2 (6.45%) nginx
2 1 (3.23%) Documentum
2 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (19.35%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.90%) Amazon S3
3 4 (12.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.23%) Datadog
4 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
1 4 (12.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.45%) MySQL
5 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Selenium
2 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
2 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
2 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
4 5 (16.13%) JIRA
5 4 (12.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (12.90%) Hudson
6 2 (6.45%) JMeter
6 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
6 2 (6.45%) Ranorex
6 2 (6.45%) Robot Framework
6 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
6 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (9.68%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Developer
1 8 (25.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) QA Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) QA Test Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Social Media Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) AWS Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
1 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
1 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
1 7 (22.58%) RESTful
1 7 (22.58%) WCF
2 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 6 (19.35%) Node.js
3 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.45%) Django
3 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
3 2 (6.45%) LAMP
3 2 (6.45%) Play Framework
3 2 (6.45%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (6.45%) SOAP
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) BBC
1 5 (16.13%) Social Media
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) DevOps
3 11 (35.48%) Configuration Management
4 10 (32.26%) BDD
4 10 (32.26%) TDD
5 8 (25.81%) OO
5 8 (25.81%) Software Testing
5 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
5 8 (25.81%) Test Management
5 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
5 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
5 8 (25.81%) Waterfall
6 7 (22.58%) MVC
6 7 (22.58%) Web Application Development
7 6 (19.35%) Project Planning
8 5 (16.13%) SDLC
9 3 (9.68%) Coaching
9 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
9 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) Python
3 10 (32.26%) C#
4 9 (29.03%) Perl
5 8 (25.81%) Java
6 6 (19.35%) PHP
7 4 (12.90%) C++
8 3 (9.68%) Tcl
9 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
9 2 (6.45%) Scala
10 1 (3.23%) Apple Swift
10 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
10 1 (3.23%) C
10 1 (3.23%) F#
10 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ISEB
1 6 (19.35%) ISEB Practitioner
1 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Kubernetes
1 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (22.58%) Puppet
1 7 (22.58%) Terraform
2 5 (16.13%) Ansible
2 5 (16.13%) Packer
3 4 (12.90%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (3.23%) Kibana
4 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Google
2 5 (16.13%) Apple
2 5 (16.13%) Facebook
2 5 (16.13%) Sony
2 5 (16.13%) Yahoo!
3 3 (9.68%) Alteryx
3 3 (9.68%) Tableau
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Capita
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) New Relic
5 1 (3.23%) Pega
5 1 (3.23%) Splunk