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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 57 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 16 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.77% 1.40% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.57% 2.39% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 0
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +7.50%
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
350 293 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 60.66% 58.48% 67.85%
Number of salaries quoted 313 242 241
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Ruby Salary Histogram 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 5 February 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
Ipswich 0 16 £55,000 +22.22%
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (65.22%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (65.22%) Bash Shell
3 15 (65.22%) High Availability
3 15 (65.22%) Puppet
3 15 (65.22%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (65.22%) DevOps
3 15 (65.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 15 (65.22%) Linux
3 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 15 (65.22%) Configuration Management
4 12 (52.17%) AWS Certification
4 12 (52.17%) Build Automation
5 8 (34.78%) QA
5 8 (34.78%) Selenium
5 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
5 8 (34.78%) Functional Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Android
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Phone
6 7 (30.43%) Apple iOS
6 7 (30.43%) Project Planning
6 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Python
7 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
7 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.35%) RSpec
8 1 (4.35%) Cucumber

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (65.22%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (65.22%) AWS CloudFormation
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
1 8 (34.78%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Capybara
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) Gatling
2 1 (4.35%) RSpec
General
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) AWS Developer
2 11 (47.83%) AWS Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Automation Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Automation Test Lead
3 7 (30.43%) Project Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Project Leader
3 7 (30.43%) QA Automation Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) QA Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) QA Leader
3 7 (30.43%) QA Test Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Test Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Test Project Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Android
3 7 (30.43%) Apple iOS
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (65.22%) Configuration Management
2 15 (65.22%) DevOps
2 15 (65.22%) High Availability
3 12 (52.17%) Build Automation
4 8 (34.78%) Functional Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) Bash Shell
3 7 (30.43%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (65.22%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (65.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) SAP