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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
South East / Kent
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 49 76
Rank change year-on-year -1 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 26 36 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.87% 3.80% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 7.48% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 20
Median salary £37,500 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -37.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £64,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 364 481 666
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 54.25% 50.74% 61.61%
Number of salaries quoted 322 429 592
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -8 9 £42,500 +70.00% 2
Canterbury - 5 £37,500 -
Dartford - 5 £35,000 -
Folkestone - 2 £42,500 - 2
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 59 (77.63%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (73.68%) TDD
3 53 (69.74%) C#
3 53 (69.74%) Git (software)
4 52 (68.42%) RESTful
4 52 (68.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 52 (68.42%) .NET
4 52 (68.42%) SQL Server
4 52 (68.42%) ASP.NET
4 52 (68.42%) MVC
4 52 (68.42%) Web Application Development
4 52 (68.42%) ASP.NET Web API
5 50 (65.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 50 (65.79%) Node.js
6 48 (63.16%) NoSQL
7 46 (60.53%) BDD
7 46 (60.53%) WCF
8 36 (47.37%) OO
9 33 (43.42%) SQL Server 2014
10 22 (28.95%) DevOps
10 22 (28.95%) .NET Framework
10 22 (28.95%) Entity Framework
11 20 (26.32%) Code First Entity Framework
12 19 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
13 16 (21.05%) SDLC
13 16 (21.05%) Social Network
13 16 (21.05%) Java
14 15 (19.74%) Linux
14 15 (19.74%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (18.42%) Python

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 13 (17.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 10 (13.16%) Apache
3 8 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (10.53%) OpenStack
4 7 (9.21%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.63%) JBoss
6 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.58%) PaaS
4 3 (3.95%) Heroku
5 1 (1.32%) Firebase
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) SoftLayer
5 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 52 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 48 (63.16%) NoSQL
3 33 (43.42%) SQL Server 2014
4 19 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 12 (15.79%) MariaDB
5 12 (15.79%) MongoDB
6 6 (7.89%) MySQL
7 5 (6.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (3.95%) Redis
9 1 (1.32%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 53 (69.74%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.11%) Jenkins
3 10 (13.16%) TeamCity
4 8 (10.53%) Vagrant
5 7 (9.21%) JMeter
6 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (6.58%) Games
2 4 (5.26%) Music Industry
3 2 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (73.68%) Developer
2 52 (68.42%) .NET Developer
3 9 (11.84%) .NET Software Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Messaging Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Social Media Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Graduate
7 3 (3.95%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Junior
7 3 (3.95%) Junior Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (3.95%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (2.63%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (2.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Database Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Junior .NET Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (68.42%) .NET
1 52 (68.42%) ASP.NET
1 52 (68.42%) ASP.NET MVC
1 52 (68.42%) ASP.NET Web API
1 52 (68.42%) RESTful
2 50 (65.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 50 (65.79%) Node.js
3 46 (60.53%) WCF
4 22 (28.95%) .NET Framework
4 22 (28.95%) Entity Framework
5 20 (26.32%) Code First Entity Framework
6 12 (15.79%) AngularJS
6 12 (15.79%) KnockoutJS
6 12 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (13.16%) LAMP
8 9 (11.84%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (10.53%) MSMQ
9 8 (10.53%) WPF
10 3 (3.95%) JSON
10 3 (3.95%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Social Network
2 5 (6.58%) BBC
2 5 (6.58%) Social Media
3 4 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Linux
2 10 (13.16%) Windows
3 9 (11.84%) Ubuntu
4 8 (10.53%) CentOS
4 8 (10.53%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.95%) AIX
5 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.95%) Solaris
5 3 (3.95%) Unix
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (77.63%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (73.68%) TDD
3 52 (68.42%) MVC
3 52 (68.42%) Web Application Development
4 46 (60.53%) BDD
5 36 (47.37%) OO
6 22 (28.95%) DevOps
7 16 (21.05%) SDLC
8 11 (14.47%) Kanban
9 10 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (11.84%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (10.53%) Multithreading
12 7 (9.21%) OOP
13 5 (6.58%) High Availability
14 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
14 3 (3.95%) Line Management
14 3 (3.95%) Scrum
14 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (69.74%) C#
2 16 (21.05%) Java
3 14 (18.42%) Bash Shell
3 14 (18.42%) Python
4 12 (15.79%) PHP
5 8 (10.53%) F#
6 6 (7.89%) Perl
7 5 (6.58%) Go
7 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.95%) SQL
9 1 (1.32%) C
9 1 (1.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Xen
2 3 (3.95%) NFS
2 3 (3.95%) vSphere
3 1 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (19.74%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (10.53%) Kibana
3 7 (9.21%) Terraform
4 6 (7.89%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 6 (7.89%) Puppet
4 6 (7.89%) WSUS
5 4 (5.26%) Ansible
5 4 (5.26%) Galera Cluster
5 4 (5.26%) Packer
6 1 (1.32%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) Google
1 7 (9.21%) New Relic
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.58%) Apple
3 5 (6.58%) Facebook
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle
3 5 (6.58%) Sony
3 5 (6.58%) Yahoo!
4 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.32%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.32%) Splunk
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago