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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 54 89 79
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -10
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 42 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.86% 1.59% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.40% 3.00% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 15
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £68,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.68% +10.41%
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
656 600 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 60.24% 53.00% 60.98%
Number of salaries quoted 595 534 548
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 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 - 21 £40,000 - 1
Sevenoaks - 7 £37,500 - 1
Dartford - 5 £45,000 - 1
Maidstone - 1 £70,000 -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 43 (78.18%) Node.js
2 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (54.55%) BDD
3 30 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 28 (50.91%) RESTful
4 28 (50.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (50.91%) .NET Framework
4 28 (50.91%) WCF
4 28 (50.91%) NoSQL
4 28 (50.91%) Entity Framework
4 28 (50.91%) Web Application Development
4 28 (50.91%) TDD
4 28 (50.91%) MVC
4 28 (50.91%) C#
4 28 (50.91%) SQL Server
4 28 (50.91%) ASP.NET
4 28 (50.91%) .NET
4 28 (50.91%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (49.09%) Python
6 19 (34.55%) Java
6 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
6 19 (34.55%) PHP
7 18 (32.73%) Marketing
8 17 (30.91%) Open Source
9 14 (25.45%) Apache Cordova
9 14 (25.45%) Backbone.js
10 13 (23.64%) MySQL
10 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
10 13 (23.64%) React
11 12 (21.82%) Enterprise Software

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 43 (78.18%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (50.91%) NoSQL
1 28 (50.91%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.64%) MySQL
3 4 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 30 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.27%) PEAR
3 2 (3.64%) Subversion
General
1 18 (32.73%) Marketing
2 5 (9.09%) Advertising
3 2 (3.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (76.36%) Developer
2 28 (50.91%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Web Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (14.55%) Administrator
4 8 (14.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (14.55%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (14.55%) Open Source Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.45%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.82%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.82%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (1.82%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.91%) RESTful
1 28 (50.91%) ASP.NET MVC
1 28 (50.91%) .NET Framework
1 28 (50.91%) WCF
1 28 (50.91%) Entity Framework
1 28 (50.91%) ASP.NET
1 28 (50.91%) .NET
1 28 (50.91%) ASP.NET Web API
2 14 (25.45%) Apache Cordova
2 14 (25.45%) Backbone.js
3 13 (23.64%) React
4 4 (7.27%) Yii
4 4 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (7.27%) jQuery
5 2 (3.64%) XHTML
5 2 (3.64%) HTML
5 2 (3.64%) Google Maps API
5 2 (3.64%) Symfony
5 2 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (12.73%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) Social Media
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (54.55%) BDD
3 28 (50.91%) Web Application Development
3 28 (50.91%) TDD
3 28 (50.91%) MVC
4 17 (30.91%) Open Source
5 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.55%) DevOps
7 2 (3.64%) OO
7 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.82%) Web Development
8 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) C#
2 27 (49.09%) Python
3 19 (34.55%) Java
3 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
3 19 (34.55%) PHP
4 2 (3.64%) PHP5
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Facebook
2 4 (7.27%) Twitter
2 4 (7.27%) Zend
3 2 (3.64%) Google
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