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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 38 46 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.61% 0.33% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.82% 0.50% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
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 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
142 199 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 57.26% 65.68% 62.98%
Number of salaries quoted 123 191 241
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 18 September 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) 802.11
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) IPv4
2 1 (25.00%) IPv6
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) 802.11
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Java Technical Architect
1 1 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) OpenWrt
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
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