The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 37 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.03% 3.78% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.69% 5.71% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 2
Median salary £49,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.90% +22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
118 280 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 60.82% 66.19% 68.00%
Number of salaries quoted 93 254 147
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) Big Data
3 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (55.56%) Java EE
4 4 (44.44%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (22.22%) Cloudera
6 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (22.22%) Clojure
6 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
6 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
6 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
6 2 (22.22%) R
6 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
6 2 (22.22%) Google
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
6 2 (22.22%) Disruptive Innovation
6 2 (22.22%) Analytics

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Pig
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
1 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Big Data
2 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
3 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 2 (22.22%) Presto
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Data Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Data Scientist
3 2 (22.22%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Java EE
2 2 (22.22%) MLlib
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 2 (22.22%) Internet of Things
2 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Data Privacy
4 2 (22.22%) Disruptive Innovation
4 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
4 2 (22.22%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Clojure
3 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
3 2 (22.22%) R
3 2 (22.22%) Scala
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cloudera
1 2 (22.22%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle