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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 75 81 106
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +25
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 29 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.70% 1.35% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.17% 2.32% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 8
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £45,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
561 560 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.28% 58.15% 55.55%
Number of salaries quoted 496 498 551
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +15 17 £25,000 -37.50% 2
Tonbridge - 10 £77,500 -
Cranbrook - 2 £40,000 -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 20 (55.56%) TDD
2 16 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 16 (44.44%) Cloud Foundry
3 15 (41.67%) MVC
4 14 (38.89%) Degree
5 13 (36.11%) Java
5 13 (36.11%) DevOps
6 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 12 (33.33%) BDD
7 11 (30.56%) Web Application Development
7 11 (30.56%) RESTful
7 11 (30.56%) Python
8 10 (27.78%) C#
8 10 (27.78%) .NET
8 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
8 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
8 10 (27.78%) OpenStack
8 10 (27.78%) Node.js
8 10 (27.78%) Go
8 10 (27.78%) NoSQL
8 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 9 (25.00%) Ansible
9 9 (25.00%) PaaS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 16 (44.44%) Cloud Foundry
2 10 (27.78%) Node.js
2 10 (27.78%) OpenStack
3 7 (19.44%) Tomcat
4 5 (13.89%) CMS
4 5 (13.89%) ColdFusion
5 1 (2.78%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (25.00%) PaaS
3 7 (19.44%) SoftLayer
4 6 (16.67%) Sumo Logic
5 5 (13.89%) GitHub
6 2 (5.56%) Heroku
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Internet
2 7 (19.44%) SNMP
2 7 (19.44%) Wireless
3 6 (16.67%) SSL
3 6 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (5.56%) HTTP
5 1 (2.78%) LAN
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) NoSQL
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 7 (19.44%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.56%) JIRA
4 2 (5.56%) PEAR
4 2 (5.56%) Subversion
5 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.78%) Hudson
5 1 (2.78%) RSpec
5 1 (2.78%) Selenium
5 1 (2.78%) WATIR
General
1 5 (13.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Graduate
3 7 (19.44%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Graduate Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Internet Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Junior
3 7 (19.44%) Junior .NET Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Junior Developer
4 6 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) DevOps Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) RESTful
2 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
2 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
2 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (19.44%) HTML
4 7 (19.44%) Spring
5 6 (16.67%) Grails
6 3 (8.33%) Code First Entity Framework
6 3 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 3 (8.33%) WCF
6 3 (8.33%) Web Services
7 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (5.56%) Symfony
7 2 (5.56%) XHTML
7 2 (5.56%) Yii
8 1 (2.78%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Statistics
2 6 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 6 (16.67%) PKI
3 5 (13.89%) Blog
3 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
4 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) CentOS
2 1 (2.78%) FreeBSD
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) TDD
2 15 (41.67%) MVC
3 13 (36.11%) DevOps
4 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (33.33%) BDD
5 11 (30.56%) Web Application Development
6 10 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (25.00%) OO
7 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (19.44%) Performance Optimisation
8 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (16.67%) Analytics
9 6 (16.67%) Computer Security
9 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 6 (16.67%) Web Development
10 5 (13.89%) Pair Programming
11 2 (5.56%) Mobile Development
11 2 (5.56%) Scrum
11 2 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 13 (36.11%) Java
3 11 (30.56%) Python
4 10 (27.78%) C#
4 10 (27.78%) Go
5 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 8 (22.22%) PHP
6 5 (13.89%) CFML
6 5 (13.89%) Perl
7 3 (8.33%) SQL
8 1 (2.78%) Scala
8 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Ansible
2 8 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (22.22%) Puppet
3 7 (19.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Splunk
2 2 (5.56%) Zend
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.78%) VMware
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago