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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 48 56 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 10 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.07% 1.16% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.39% 1.85% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 1
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +87.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
228 270 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 47.20% 62.79% 63.57%
Number of salaries quoted 202 247 338
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 3 September 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 +1 10 £35,000 -22.22%
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 31 (79.49%) Java
2 26 (66.67%) C#
3 24 (61.54%) SOA
4 23 (58.97%) Scrum
5 22 (56.41%) Games
5 22 (56.41%) C++
6 21 (53.85%) Python
7 20 (51.28%) Go
8 19 (48.72%) RabbitMQ
8 19 (48.72%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (33.33%) Online Games
10 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
11 9 (23.08%) Mobile App
11 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (23.08%) HTML
11 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
12 8 (20.51%) PHP
12 8 (20.51%) CSS
13 7 (17.95%) JSP
13 7 (17.95%) SQL
13 7 (17.95%) SEO
13 7 (17.95%) jQuery
13 7 (17.95%) Web Development
14 6 (15.38%) QA
14 6 (15.38%) Selenium
14 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
15 5 (12.82%) Capybara
15 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
15 5 (12.82%) DevOps
15 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Selenium
1 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 5 (12.82%) Capybara
2 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.82%) RSpec
General
1 22 (56.41%) Games
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Electronics
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Software Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) QA Tester
5 2 (5.13%) Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) QA Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (23.08%) HTML
3 8 (20.51%) CSS
4 7 (17.95%) JSP
4 7 (17.95%) jQuery
5 1 (2.56%) HTML5
5 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Online Games
2 9 (23.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) DTV
3 2 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) SOA
2 23 (58.97%) Scrum
3 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (17.95%) Web Development
5 7 (17.95%) SEO
6 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
6 5 (12.82%) DevOps
7 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Build Automation
7 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.13%) OOP
8 2 (5.13%) OO
8 2 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.13%) Automation Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) Java
2 26 (66.67%) C#
3 22 (56.41%) C++
4 21 (53.85%) Python
5 20 (51.28%) Go
6 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 8 (20.51%) PHP
8 7 (17.95%) SQL
9 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
9 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Puppet
1 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) SAP