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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 79 104 83
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -21
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 13 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.35% 0.65% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.32% 1.17% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 9
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
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
560 686 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 58.15% 55.73% 43.57%
Number of salaries quoted 498 551 469
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 April 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 - 3 £40,000 - 1
Maidstone - 1 £40,000 - 2
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 33 (89.19%) Node.js
2 21 (56.76%) Java
2 21 (56.76%) PHP
2 21 (56.76%) Python
3 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
3 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (48.65%) BDD
4 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
5 17 (45.95%) Open Source
6 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (43.24%) RESTful
6 16 (43.24%) NoSQL
6 16 (43.24%) Backbone.js
6 16 (43.24%) Web Application Development
6 16 (43.24%) Apache Cordova
6 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (43.24%) TDD
6 16 (43.24%) MVC
6 16 (43.24%) WCF
6 16 (43.24%) C#
6 16 (43.24%) .NET
6 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
6 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
7 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
7 15 (40.54%) User Experience
7 15 (40.54%) React
8 12 (32.43%) Internet
8 12 (32.43%) Games
9 10 (27.03%) VB
9 10 (27.03%) VB.NET

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 33 (89.19%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
1 16 (43.24%) NoSQL
2 5 (13.51%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) PEAR
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
General
1 12 (32.43%) Games
2 5 (13.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) .NET Developer
3 13 (35.14%) Software Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.11%) PHP Developer
5 3 (8.11%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) .NET
1 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
1 16 (43.24%) WCF
1 16 (43.24%) RESTful
1 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC
1 16 (43.24%) Backbone.js
1 16 (43.24%) Apache Cordova
1 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET Web API
2 15 (40.54%) React
3 6 (16.22%) Entity Framework
3 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
4 4 (10.81%) Yii
5 2 (5.41%) HTML
5 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.41%) Symfony
5 2 (5.41%) jQuery
5 2 (5.41%) Google Maps API
5 2 (5.41%) XHTML
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) Open Source
2 15 (40.54%) User Experience
3 2 (5.41%) Social Media
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (48.65%) BDD
3 16 (43.24%) Web Application Development
3 16 (43.24%) MVC
3 16 (43.24%) TDD
4 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.41%) OO
5 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.70%) Web Development
6 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) Java
1 21 (56.76%) PHP
1 21 (56.76%) Python
2 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
3 16 (43.24%) C#
4 10 (27.03%) VB
4 10 (27.03%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Zend
2 2 (5.41%) Facebook
2 2 (5.41%) Twitter
2 2 (5.41%) Google
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