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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 45 74 76
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +2
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 24 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.67% 0.52% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.65% 0.67% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
425 448 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 64.98% 78.18% 60.55%
Number of salaries quoted 406 337 395
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
Ipswich +5 19 £35,000 +16.66%
Bury St Edmunds - 5 £30,000 -
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (64.52%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) C#
3 12 (38.71%) CSS
3 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 12 (38.71%) HTML
3 12 (38.71%) SOA
3 12 (38.71%) Scrum
4 11 (35.48%) Games
4 11 (35.48%) SEO
4 11 (35.48%) PHP
4 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 11 (35.48%) JSP
4 11 (35.48%) Web Development
4 11 (35.48%) jQuery
5 10 (32.26%) Python
5 10 (32.26%) C++
6 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (29.03%) Mobile App
6 9 (29.03%) Go
7 8 (25.81%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (22.58%) HTML5
9 6 (19.35%) DevOps
9 6 (19.35%) Linux
10 5 (16.13%) Windows
10 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
10 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (16.13%) Cucumber
10 5 (16.13%) Puppet

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (16.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Cucumber
1 5 (16.13%) Selenium
2 4 (12.90%) RSpec
2 4 (12.90%) Capybara
2 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (35.48%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Web Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Software Developer
4 5 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) CSS
1 12 (38.71%) HTML
2 11 (35.48%) JSP
2 11 (35.48%) jQuery
3 8 (25.81%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (22.58%) HTML5
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) DTV
2 2 (6.45%) Online Games
2 2 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) SOA
1 12 (38.71%) Scrum
2 11 (35.48%) SEO
2 11 (35.48%) Web Development
3 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (19.35%) DevOps
5 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
5 5 (16.13%) Build Automation
6 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.45%) Automation Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (3.23%) Manual Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) C#
3 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (35.48%) PHP
4 11 (35.48%) SQL
5 10 (32.26%) Python
5 10 (32.26%) C++
6 9 (29.03%) Go
7 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
7 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (16.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) SAP