The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex 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 9 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 13.73% - 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.88% - 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Ruby
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

Programming Languages Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
32 38 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 62.75% 42.22% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 14
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £33,361 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £59,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Ruby
Salary Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Sussex region.

Ruby Salary Trend in Sussex

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (85.71%) ERP
2 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) WATIR
2 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
3 5 (71.43%) QA
3 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
3 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
4 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
4 4 (57.14%) Benchmarking
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Blog
4 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 4 (57.14%) Open Source
4 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
4 4 (57.14%) GitHub
4 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
5 3 (42.86%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) BDD
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (28.57%) HTML
6 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (28.57%) VB.NET

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) WATIR
1 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) NUnit
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) ReSharper
4 2 (28.57%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (28.57%) Moq
4 2 (28.57%) NCrunch
5 1 (14.29%) Hudson
5 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 1 (14.29%) Firebug
5 1 (14.29%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Quality Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) QA Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (28.57%) Dapper ORM
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) MSMQ
2 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) Spring.NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) StructureMap
2 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Blog
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (85.71%) ERP
3 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Benchmarking
4 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) BDD
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (42.86%) TDD
6 2 (28.57%) Pair Programming
6 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
6 2 (28.57%) MVC
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) OO
6 2 (28.57%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Endeca
1 2 (28.57%) RedPrairie