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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 86 84
Rank change year-on-year +52 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 51 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.38% 1.85% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.21% 3.60% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 48 17 14
Median salary £46,250 £26,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +77.88% -42.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 455 583 556
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 56.95% 51.37% 58.04%
Number of salaries quoted 371 505 491
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Ruby as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +27 21 £45,000 +76.47% 1
West Malling - 9 £55,000 -
Maidstone -2 7 £57,500 -
Dartford - 5 £35,000 -
Tonbridge -2 3 £58,750 -24.19%
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 63 (82.89%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (80.26%) TDD
3 58 (76.32%) C#
4 57 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 57 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 57 (75.00%) .NET
4 57 (75.00%) MVC
4 57 (75.00%) RESTful
4 57 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 57 (75.00%) Node.js
4 57 (75.00%) Web Application Development
4 57 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 57 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 52 (68.42%) SQL Server 2014
6 50 (65.79%) OO
7 49 (64.47%) Git (software)
8 41 (53.95%) NoSQL
9 40 (52.63%) BDD
9 40 (52.63%) WCF
10 22 (28.95%) RabbitMQ
10 22 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (25.00%) Entity Framework
11 19 (25.00%) .NET Framework
11 19 (25.00%) Social Network
11 19 (25.00%) Code First Entity Framework
11 19 (25.00%) SDLC
12 18 (23.68%) MongoDB
13 17 (22.37%) Dependency Injection
13 17 (22.37%) WPF
13 17 (22.37%) Multithreading

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 17 (22.37%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (17.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 10 (13.16%) OpenStack
4 8 (10.53%) Apache
5 7 (9.21%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.58%) Heroku
3 5 (6.58%) PaaS
4 1 (1.32%) Firebase
4 1 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) SoftLayer
4 1 (1.32%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) LDAP
2 1 (1.32%) SNMP
2 1 (1.32%) SSL
2 1 (1.32%) VPN
2 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (68.42%) SQL Server 2014
3 41 (53.95%) NoSQL
4 18 (23.68%) MongoDB
5 9 (11.84%) MariaDB
6 5 (6.58%) Redis
6 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.32%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 49 (64.47%) Git (software)
2 17 (22.37%) TeamCity
3 13 (17.11%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.53%) Vagrant
5 7 (9.21%) JMeter
General
1 4 (5.26%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (77.63%) Developer
2 57 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 17 (22.37%) Messaging Developer
4 14 (18.42%) .NET Software Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (2.63%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (2.63%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Junior
8 2 (2.63%) Junior Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Junior Java Developer
9 1 (1.32%) Graduate
9 1 (1.32%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (1.32%) Graduate Java Developer
9 1 (1.32%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (1.32%) Senior Unix Engineer
9 1 (1.32%) Unix Engineer
9 1 (1.32%) Unix Scripting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (75.00%) .NET
1 57 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 57 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 57 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 57 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 57 (75.00%) Node.js
1 57 (75.00%) RESTful
2 40 (52.63%) WCF
3 22 (28.95%) RabbitMQ
4 19 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 19 (25.00%) Code First Entity Framework
4 19 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 17 (22.37%) AngularJS
5 17 (22.37%) KnockoutJS
5 17 (22.37%) MSMQ
5 17 (22.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 17 (22.37%) WPF
6 8 (10.53%) LAMP
7 3 (3.95%) Web Services
7 3 (3.95%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Social Network
2 3 (3.95%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Linux
2 9 (11.84%) Ubuntu
3 8 (10.53%) CentOS
3 8 (10.53%) Mac OS
3 8 (10.53%) Windows
4 3 (3.95%) AIX
4 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.95%) Solaris
4 3 (3.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (82.89%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (80.26%) TDD
3 57 (75.00%) MVC
3 57 (75.00%) Web Application Development
4 50 (65.79%) OO
5 40 (52.63%) BDD
6 19 (25.00%) SDLC
7 17 (22.37%) Dependency Injection
7 17 (22.37%) Kanban
7 17 (22.37%) Multithreading
8 15 (19.74%) DevOps
9 9 (11.84%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (9.21%) OOP
11 3 (3.95%) Contingency Planning
11 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.95%) Line Management
11 3 (3.95%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 58 (76.32%) C#
2 17 (22.37%) F#
3 14 (18.42%) Java
4 13 (17.11%) Bash Shell
5 12 (15.79%) Python
6 10 (13.16%) PHP
7 5 (6.58%) Go
8 4 (5.26%) Perl
9 1 (1.32%) C
9 1 (1.32%) C++
9 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Xen
2 5 (6.58%) vSphere
3 3 (3.95%) NFS
4 1 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (22.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 17 (22.37%) Kibana
1 17 (22.37%) WSUS
2 10 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (9.21%) Terraform
4 4 (5.26%) Ansible
4 4 (5.26%) Packer
4 4 (5.26%) Puppet
5 1 (1.32%) Galera Cluster
5 1 (1.32%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) New Relic
3 1 (1.32%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.32%) Splunk
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago