The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 79 88 72
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 15 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.50% 1.27% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.53% 2.34% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 16
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Ruby
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
594 640 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 59.34% 54.10% 47.67%
Number of salaries quoted 531 552 497
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,650 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Ruby
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Kent region.

Ruby Salary Trend in Kent

Ruby
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 9 £40,000 - 2
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 28 (87.50%) Node.js
2 19 (59.38%) Python
3 17 (53.13%) Java
3 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 17 (53.13%) PHP
4 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
5 15 (46.88%) Open Source
5 15 (46.88%) BDD
6 14 (43.75%) Backbone.js
6 14 (43.75%) Apache Cordova
7 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (40.63%) Web Application Development
7 13 (40.63%) NoSQL
7 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (40.63%) RESTful
7 13 (40.63%) WCF
7 13 (40.63%) TDD
7 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
7 13 (40.63%) MVC
7 13 (40.63%) C#
7 13 (40.63%) .NET
7 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
7 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
7 13 (40.63%) React
8 12 (37.50%) User Experience
9 9 (28.13%) Marketing
10 8 (25.00%) Games
10 8 (25.00%) Internet
11 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 28 (87.50%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) NoSQL
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) PEAR
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 9 (28.13%) Marketing
2 8 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) .NET Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.38%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) PHP Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Open Source Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) Backbone.js
1 14 (43.75%) Apache Cordova
2 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET Web API
2 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (40.63%) RESTful
2 13 (40.63%) WCF
2 13 (40.63%) .NET
2 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
2 13 (40.63%) React
3 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
3 7 (21.88%) Entity Framework
4 2 (6.25%) Symfony
4 2 (6.25%) jQuery
4 2 (6.25%) Google Maps API
4 2 (6.25%) Yii
4 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (6.25%) XHTML
4 2 (6.25%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Social Media
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Open Source
2 15 (46.88%) BDD
3 13 (40.63%) Web Application Development
3 13 (40.63%) TDD
3 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
3 13 (40.63%) MVC
4 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Python
2 17 (53.13%) Java
2 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
2 17 (53.13%) PHP
3 13 (40.63%) C#
4 6 (18.75%) VB
4 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Zend
1 2 (6.25%) Facebook
1 2 (6.25%) Twitter
1 2 (6.25%) Google
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