The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 37 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 26 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.53% 0.40% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.93% 0.57% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 26 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +46.34%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Ruby
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Programming Languages Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
291 175 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 61.91% 70.28% 66.36%
Number of salaries quoted 286 144 206
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Ruby
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Ipswich region.

Ruby Salary Trend in Ipswich

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby.

1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (76.92%) C#
3 18 (69.23%) Scrum
3 18 (69.23%) SOA
4 17 (65.38%) C++
4 17 (65.38%) Games
5 16 (61.54%) Python
6 15 (57.69%) Go
7 14 (53.85%) RabbitMQ
7 14 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (34.62%) Mobile App
9 8 (30.77%) Online Games
9 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
11 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
11 5 (19.23%) QA
11 5 (19.23%) Selenium
11 5 (19.23%) Linux
11 5 (19.23%) DevOps
12 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (15.38%) Windows
12 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
12 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
12 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
12 4 (15.38%) Puppet
12 4 (15.38%) AWS Certification
12 4 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (15.38%) Build Automation

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Selenium
1 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
2 4 (15.38%) Capybara
2 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) RSpec
General
1 17 (65.38%) Games
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Software Developer
3 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Mobile App
2 8 (30.77%) Online Games
3 2 (7.69%) DTV
3 2 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) SOA
1 18 (69.23%) Scrum
2 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
4 5 (19.23%) DevOps
5 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 4 (15.38%) Build Automation
5 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) OOP
6 2 (7.69%) OO
6 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.85%) SDLC
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (76.92%) C#
3 17 (65.38%) C++
4 16 (61.54%) Python
5 15 (57.69%) Go
6 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
7 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.85%) PHP
8 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
1 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) SAP