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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 49 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.66% - 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% - 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
211 169 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 69.64% 62.83% 71.88%
Number of salaries quoted 172 154 215
Average salary £37,500 £42,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.24% +12.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 4 (44.44%) C
4 4 (44.44%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Puppet
4 4 (44.44%) Build Automation
4 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (44.44%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) AWS Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) DVB
6 2 (22.22%) Firmware
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) OOP
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) Flash
6 2 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) PHP
6 2 (22.22%) ActionScript

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DVB
1 2 (22.22%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) Flash
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (11.11%) Java EE
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
1 2 (22.22%) MPEG
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Build Automation
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) Signal Processing
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) ActionScript
5 1 (11.11%) Groovy
5 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) AWS Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Puppet
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft