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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 43 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.86% 0.34% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 0.51% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 7
Average salary £45,000 £24,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -43.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
132 198 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 56.65% 68.04% 62.53%
Number of salaries quoted 122 191 237
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
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 22 August 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) OpenWrt
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) VPN

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) IPv4
2 1 (25.00%) IPv6
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) CGI
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) OpenWrt
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft