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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 56 58 76
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.30% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.22% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
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
316 339 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 58.63% 71.97% 70.04%
Number of salaries quoted 261 270 345
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
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 2 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 - 6 - -
Ipswich - 1 £45,000 -
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 2 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 9 (52.94%) HTML
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) PHP
3 7 (41.18%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) jQuery
3 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
3 7 (41.18%) HTML5
4 6 (35.29%) Puppet
4 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (35.29%) DevOps
4 6 (35.29%) Web Development
4 6 (35.29%) SEO
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) JSP
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
5 5 (29.41%) Build Automation
5 5 (29.41%) AWS Certification
6 4 (23.53%) C
6 4 (23.53%) C++
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.76%) Multithreading

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DVB
1 2 (11.76%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Graduate
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) CSS
2 7 (41.18%) jQuery
2 7 (41.18%) HTML5
3 6 (35.29%) JSP
4 2 (11.76%) Flash
5 1 (5.88%) Ajax
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.88%) Java EE
5 1 (5.88%) SOAP
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) REST
5 1 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) MPEG
1 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) SEO
1 6 (35.29%) Web Development
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps
2 5 (29.41%) Build Automation
2 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.76%) Signal Processing
4 2 (11.76%) OOP
4 2 (11.76%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) PHP
3 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
6 4 (23.53%) C
6 4 (23.53%) C++
7 2 (11.76%) C#
7 2 (11.76%) ActionScript
7 2 (11.76%) Python
8 1 (5.88%) Groovy
8 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) AWS Certification
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Puppet
1 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft