The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 62 67 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.88% 0.73% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.48% 0.95% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
Ruby
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
338 420 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 59.30% 76.36% 64.81%
Number of salaries quoted 292 323 338
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Ruby
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Suffolk region.

Ruby Salary Trend in Suffolk

Ruby
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Bury St Edmunds - 5 £30,000 -
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 8 (57.14%) PHP
2 7 (50.00%) SEO
2 7 (50.00%) Web Development
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) JSP
2 7 (50.00%) jQuery
2 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (42.86%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Puppet
4 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
4 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) AWS Certification
5 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Build Automation
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (14.29%) C
7 1 (7.14%) C#
7 1 (7.14%) ActionScript
7 1 (7.14%) MySQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DVB
1 1 (7.14%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) JSP
2 7 (50.00%) jQuery
2 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) MPEG
1 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) SEO
1 7 (50.00%) Web Development
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Build Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.14%) Signal Processing
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 8 (57.14%) PHP
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
5 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 2 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (14.29%) C
7 1 (7.14%) C#
7 1 (7.14%) ActionScript
7 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) AWS Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
1 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft