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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 87 96 69
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -27
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 23 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.99% 0.58% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.53% 1.04% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23 1 11
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
652 675 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 56.50% 56.11% 50.07%
Number of salaries quoted 585 612 335
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram 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 24 December 2014. 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
Whitstable - 8 £40,000 - 1
Sittingbourne - 5 £45,000 -
Maidstone - 2 £24,000 -
Folkestone -9 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 25 (75.76%) Node.js
2 19 (57.58%) C#
2 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 18 (54.55%) TDD
3 18 (54.55%) Git (software)
3 18 (54.55%) BDD
4 17 (51.52%) .NET
4 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
4 17 (51.52%) MVC
4 17 (51.52%) WCF
4 17 (51.52%) RESTful
4 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (51.52%) NoSQL
4 17 (51.52%) Web Application Development
4 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (48.48%) Java
6 15 (45.45%) PHP
7 14 (42.42%) Python
8 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
8 8 (24.24%) VB
8 8 (24.24%) VB.NET
8 8 (24.24%) Internet
8 8 (24.24%) Games
8 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
8 8 (24.24%) Open Source
8 8 (24.24%) Backbone.js
9 7 (21.21%) Apache Cordova
9 7 (21.21%) User Experience
10 5 (15.15%) Perl

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 25 (75.76%) Node.js
2 4 (12.12%) JBoss
2 4 (12.12%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) VLAN
2 3 (9.09%) LDAP
2 3 (9.09%) VPN
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 17 (51.52%) NoSQL
3 5 (15.15%) MySQL
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.06%) Selenium
3 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.03%) Hudson
4 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.03%) Firebug
4 1 (3.03%) Fiddler
4 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (24.24%) Games
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 17 (51.52%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) UNIX Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Tester
5 1 (3.03%) Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Senior UNIX Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) .NET
1 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
1 17 (51.52%) WCF
1 17 (51.52%) RESTful
1 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET MVC
1 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (24.24%) Backbone.js
3 7 (21.21%) Apache Cordova
4 5 (15.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
5 4 (12.12%) YAML
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (6.06%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Open Source
2 7 (21.21%) User Experience
3 4 (12.12%) BBC
3 4 (12.12%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) UNIX
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
1 4 (12.12%) AIX
1 4 (12.12%) Solaris
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
1 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) TDD
2 18 (54.55%) BDD
3 17 (51.52%) MVC
3 17 (51.52%) Web Application Development
4 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.12%) OO
5 4 (12.12%) DevOps
6 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.06%) Line Management
7 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Web Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.03%) Scrum
8 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) C#
2 16 (48.48%) Java
3 15 (45.45%) PHP
4 14 (42.42%) Python
5 8 (24.24%) VB
5 8 (24.24%) VB.NET
5 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
6 5 (15.15%) Perl
7 3 (9.09%) C++
7 3 (9.09%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) NFS
2 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Puppet
1 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.09%) OpenView
2 3 (9.09%) Control-M
2 3 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
1 4 (12.12%) Apple
1 4 (12.12%) Sony
1 4 (12.12%) Yahoo!
1 4 (12.12%) Google
1 4 (12.12%) Facebook
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) IBM
2 3 (9.09%) Sun
2 3 (9.09%) HP
2 3 (9.09%) Dell
2 3 (9.09%) Veritas
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Zend
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