Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
South East > Kent
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 55 91
Rank change year-on-year -14 +36 -13
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 25 52 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.54% 3.92% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 7.19% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 25 44 28
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -15.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £51,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

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 572 723 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 58.13% 54.48% 45.23%
Number of salaries quoted 501 619 685
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 2018. 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 0 15 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Malling +2 4 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Dover - 3 £52,500 -
Canterbury +5 1 £40,000 +6.67%
Tonbridge - 1 £95,000 -
Westerham - 1 £75,000 - 2
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 25 (100.00%) TDD
2 23 (92.00%) MVC
3 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (84.00%) BDD
4 20 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (80.00%) WCF
4 20 (80.00%) RESTful
4 20 (80.00%) Web Application Development
4 20 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 20 (80.00%) C#
4 20 (80.00%) .NET
4 20 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 20 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 20 (80.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 19 (76.00%) Entity Framework
5 19 (76.00%) .NET Framework
6 18 (72.00%) AngularJS
7 17 (68.00%) Google
8 16 (64.00%) Web Development
8 16 (64.00%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (60.00%) MongoDB
9 15 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
9 15 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (60.00%) WPF
9 15 (60.00%) Multithreading
9 15 (60.00%) Kanban
9 15 (60.00%) F#
9 15 (60.00%) TeamCity
9 15 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (60.00%) KnockoutJS

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 15 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 16 (64.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.00%) GitHub
3 3 (12.00%) Heroku
4 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 20 (80.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 15 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (32.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (60.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 20 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Internet Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Developer
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) CloudOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Social Media Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (80.00%) .NET
1 20 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 20 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 20 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 20 (80.00%) RESTful
1 20 (80.00%) WCF
2 19 (76.00%) .NET Framework
2 19 (76.00%) Entity Framework
3 18 (72.00%) AngularJS
4 15 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
4 15 (60.00%) MSMQ
4 15 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 15 (60.00%) WPF
5 5 (20.00%) Node.js
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 4 (16.00%) Code First Entity Framework
7 3 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (4.00%) CSS
8 1 (4.00%) HTML
8 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) BBC
2 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) TDD
2 23 (92.00%) MVC
3 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (84.00%) BDD
4 20 (80.00%) Web Application Development
5 16 (64.00%) Web Development
6 15 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
6 15 (60.00%) Kanban
6 15 (60.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (12.00%) DevOps
7 3 (12.00%) Machine Learning
7 3 (12.00%) OOP
7 3 (12.00%) SOLID
8 1 (4.00%) Cloud Operations
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) Microservices
8 1 (4.00%) OO
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) C#
2 15 (60.00%) F#
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Go
6 1 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) VB
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (60.00%) Kibana
2 1 (4.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Apple
2 1 (4.00%) Facebook
2 1 (4.00%) Sony
2 1 (4.00%) Yahoo!