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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 40 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 10 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.85% 1.23% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.95% 2.16% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 1
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +87.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
168 139 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 47.86% 57.20% 67.35%
Number of salaries quoted 157 129 190
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 3 September 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 31 (96.88%) Java
2 26 (81.25%) C#
3 24 (75.00%) SOA
4 23 (71.88%) Scrum
5 22 (68.75%) Games
5 22 (68.75%) C++
6 21 (65.63%) Python
7 20 (62.50%) Go
8 19 (59.38%) RabbitMQ
8 19 (59.38%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (40.63%) Online Games
10 12 (37.50%) Mentoring
11 9 (28.13%) Mobile App
11 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (18.75%) QA
12 6 (18.75%) Selenium
12 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
13 5 (15.63%) RSpec
13 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
13 5 (15.63%) Capybara
13 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
13 5 (15.63%) DevOps
13 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (15.63%) Linux
13 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
14 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
14 4 (12.50%) Windows
14 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
14 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
14 4 (12.50%) AWS Certification

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Selenium
1 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
2 5 (15.63%) Capybara
2 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.63%) RSpec
General
1 22 (68.75%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) QA Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) QA Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Online Games
2 9 (28.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) DTV
3 2 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) SOA
2 23 (71.88%) Scrum
3 12 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) DevOps
6 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.50%) Build Automation
6 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) OOP
7 2 (6.25%) OO
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.13%) SDLC
8 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) Java
2 26 (81.25%) C#
3 22 (68.75%) C++
4 21 (65.63%) Python
5 20 (62.50%) Go
6 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.13%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
1 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) SAP