The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 80 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 20 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.80% 1.48% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.40% 2.43% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 2
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -38.63%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
588 658 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.88% 61.04% 53.40%
Number of salaries quoted 531 562 369
Average salary £40,125 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.31% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
South East

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Cranbrook - 10 £40,000 - 1
Sittingbourne - 2 £47,250 -
Rochester +5 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 13 (54.17%) C#
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
1 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
1 13 (54.17%) OO
1 13 (54.17%) Apple
1 13 (54.17%) Sony
1 13 (54.17%) BBC
1 13 (54.17%) MVC
1 13 (54.17%) TDD
1 13 (54.17%) Yahoo!
1 13 (54.17%) Google
1 13 (54.17%) WCF
1 13 (54.17%) Git (software)
1 13 (54.17%) NoSQL
1 13 (54.17%) Node.js
1 13 (54.17%) Facebook
1 13 (54.17%) Web Application Development
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server 2012
1 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 13 (54.17%) RESTful
1 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET MVC
1 13 (54.17%) Social Media
1 13 (54.17%) BDD
1 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (45.83%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) Perl
3 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (37.50%) Java
4 9 (37.50%) JBoss

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 13 (54.17%) Node.js
2 9 (37.50%) Apache
3 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) LAN
2 5 (20.83%) WAN
2 5 (20.83%) DHCP
3 3 (12.50%) HTTP
3 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) VPN
4 2 (8.33%) VLAN
4 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 2 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
1 13 (54.17%) NoSQL
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (20.83%) MySQL
3 3 (12.50%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) WebLOAD
3 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
1 13 (54.17%) .NET Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Team Leader
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Manager
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
1 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
1 13 (54.17%) WCF
1 13 (54.17%) RESTful
1 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET MVC
1 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (25.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) BBC
1 13 (54.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (37.50%) Solaris
4 6 (25.00%) AIX
4 6 (25.00%) UNIX
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
5 5 (20.83%) CentOS
6 3 (12.50%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) OO
1 13 (54.17%) MVC
1 13 (54.17%) TDD
1 13 (54.17%) BDD
1 13 (54.17%) Web Application Development
2 6 (25.00%) DevOps
3 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) Perl
3 9 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) PHP
4 6 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) C
5 2 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Puppet
2 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.33%) OpenView
3 2 (8.33%) Control-M
3 2 (8.33%) Nagios
3 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Apple
1 13 (54.17%) Sony
1 13 (54.17%) Yahoo!
1 13 (54.17%) Google
1 13 (54.17%) Facebook
2 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 9 (37.50%) JBoss
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Riverbed
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) Sun
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Dell
4 2 (8.33%) Veritas
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