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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 56 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 4 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.99% 0.18% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.57% 0.28% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Average salary £45,000 £24,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -43.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
255 358 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 62.81% 65.33% 57.71%
Number of salaries quoted 228 346 356
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 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
Ipswich +6 2 £45,000 +87.50%
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £31,000 -
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Ant
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) JSP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) Tomcat

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) SSH
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) IPv4
4 1 (14.29%) IPv6
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Ant
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) Google Maps API
2 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
2 2 (28.57%) Sass
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) CGI
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) Groovy
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Google