Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 96 78
Rank change year-on-year +41 -18 +43
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 52 33 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.93% 1.92% 3.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.22% 4.16% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 44 28 61
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £19,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £61,250 £52,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +11.76%

Ruby is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 720 793 1242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 54.46% 46.21% 56.00%
Number of salaries quoted 614 706 1132
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Kent

Ruby
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Kent

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Kent over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Kent

Ruby
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Kent region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +18 33 £42,500 - 1
West Malling - 5 £47,500 - 1
Canterbury - 2 £37,500 -
Dartford - 2 £35,000 -
Folkestone - 1 £42,500 -
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 48 (92.31%) TDD
2 42 (80.77%) WCF
2 42 (80.77%) MVC
2 42 (80.77%) C#
2 42 (80.77%) .NET
2 42 (80.77%) SQL Server
2 42 (80.77%) ASP.NET
2 42 (80.77%) RESTful
2 42 (80.77%) ASP.NET MVC
2 42 (80.77%) BDD
2 42 (80.77%) Web Application Development
2 42 (80.77%) ASP.NET Web API
3 40 (76.92%) SQL Server 2016
3 40 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 40 (76.92%) NoSQL
3 40 (76.92%) Node.js
3 40 (76.92%) Git (software)
4 32 (61.54%) KnockoutJS
4 32 (61.54%) AngularJS
4 32 (61.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 32 (61.54%) Entity Framework
4 32 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 32 (61.54%) .NET Framework
5 30 (57.69%) Music Industry
5 30 (57.69%) High Availability
5 30 (57.69%) Code First Entity Framework
6 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (13.46%) Go

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) JBoss
3 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.77%) PaaS
4 2 (3.85%) Heroku
5 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (80.77%) SQL Server
2 40 (76.92%) NoSQL
2 40 (76.92%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.77%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) Redis
4 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.92%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 40 (76.92%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
General
1 30 (57.69%) Music Industry
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Hindi Language
3 3 (5.77%) Japanese Language
4 2 (3.85%) Games
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (80.77%) .NET Developer
1 42 (80.77%) Developer
2 3 (5.77%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (5.77%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (5.77%) Consultant
2 3 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (5.77%) Ruby Engineer
2 3 (5.77%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
2 3 (5.77%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (5.77%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 2 (3.85%) Graduate
3 2 (3.85%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 2 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (3.85%) Junior
3 2 (3.85%) Junior .NET Developer
3 2 (3.85%) Junior Developer
3 2 (3.85%) Social Media Developer
3 2 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (1.92%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (80.77%) .NET
1 42 (80.77%) ASP.NET
1 42 (80.77%) ASP.NET MVC
1 42 (80.77%) ASP.NET Web API
1 42 (80.77%) RESTful
1 42 (80.77%) WCF
2 40 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 40 (76.92%) Node.js
3 32 (61.54%) .NET Framework
3 32 (61.54%) AngularJS
3 32 (61.54%) Entity Framework
3 32 (61.54%) KnockoutJS
3 32 (61.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 30 (57.69%) Code First Entity Framework
5 3 (5.77%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.85%) MSMQ
6 2 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (3.85%) Sinatra
6 2 (3.85%) Web Services
6 2 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Cloud Native
1 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (3.85%) BBC
2 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.85%) Social Media
3 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Unix
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (92.31%) TDD
2 42 (80.77%) BDD
2 42 (80.77%) MVC
2 42 (80.77%) Web Application Development
3 30 (57.69%) High Availability
4 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.62%) Kanban
8 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.69%) Open Source
9 3 (5.77%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (5.77%) DevOps
9 3 (5.77%) Extreme Programming
9 3 (5.77%) Web Development
10 2 (3.85%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (3.85%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.85%) OO
11 1 (1.92%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 42 (80.77%) C#
2 32 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.46%) Go
4 5 (9.62%) Python
5 4 (7.69%) Java
6 3 (5.77%) Clojure
7 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.85%) Elixir
7 2 (3.85%) F#
8 1 (1.92%) Perl
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.92%) R
8 1 (1.92%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Docker
1 2 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Kibana
1 2 (3.85%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
1 2 (3.85%) Terraform
2 1 (1.92%) Ansible
2 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Google
2 2 (3.85%) Apple
2 2 (3.85%) Facebook
2 2 (3.85%) Sony
2 2 (3.85%) Yahoo!
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat