Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 66 82
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16 +7
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 34 45 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.23% 3.40% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.70% 6.29% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 34 40 35
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,375 £19,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,500 £67,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%

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 596 715 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 56.55% 54.04% 47.29%
Number of salaries quoted 517 623 783
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,600 £26,250 £23,100
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +1 15 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Malling - 6 £55,000 - 1
Dover - 5 £52,500 -
Canterbury +12 3 £35,000 -6.67%
Rochester - 2 £32,500 -
Dartford -6 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Westerham - 1 £75,000 -
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 34 (100.00%) TDD
2 33 (97.06%) MVC
3 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (85.29%) BDD
4 28 (82.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (82.35%) RESTful
4 28 (82.35%) Web Application Development
4 28 (82.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 28 (82.35%) C#
4 28 (82.35%) .NET
4 28 (82.35%) SQL Server
4 28 (82.35%) ASP.NET
4 28 (82.35%) SQL Server 2016
5 27 (79.41%) WCF
6 26 (76.47%) Entity Framework
6 26 (76.47%) .NET Framework
7 20 (58.82%) AngularJS
8 19 (55.88%) Git (software)
8 19 (55.88%) NoSQL
9 16 (47.06%) Google
10 15 (44.12%) Web Development
10 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (44.12%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (41.18%) WPF
11 14 (41.18%) Multithreading
11 14 (41.18%) Kanban
11 14 (41.18%) F#
11 14 (41.18%) TeamCity
11 14 (41.18%) MongoDB
11 14 (41.18%) Dependency Injection

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 14 (41.18%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 15 (44.12%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) GitHub
2 5 (14.71%) Heroku
3 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (82.35%) SQL Server
1 28 (82.35%) SQL Server 2016
2 19 (55.88%) NoSQL
3 14 (41.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (55.88%) Git (software)
2 14 (41.18%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (41.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 28 (82.35%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Internet Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Linux Developer
5 5 (14.71%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Social Media Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (82.35%) .NET
1 28 (82.35%) ASP.NET
1 28 (82.35%) ASP.NET MVC
1 28 (82.35%) ASP.NET Web API
1 28 (82.35%) RESTful
2 27 (79.41%) WCF
3 26 (76.47%) .NET Framework
3 26 (76.47%) Entity Framework
4 20 (58.82%) AngularJS
5 14 (41.18%) KnockoutJS
5 14 (41.18%) MSMQ
5 14 (41.18%) Node.js
5 14 (41.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 14 (41.18%) WPF
6 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 12 (35.29%) Code First Entity Framework
7 5 (14.71%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (5.88%) .NET Core
9 1 (2.94%) CSS
9 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.82%) Social Network
3 1 (2.94%) BBC
3 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) TDD
2 33 (97.06%) MVC
3 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (85.29%) BDD
4 28 (82.35%) Web Application Development
5 15 (44.12%) Web Development
6 14 (41.18%) Dependency Injection
6 14 (41.18%) Kanban
6 14 (41.18%) Multithreading
7 5 (14.71%) DevOps
7 5 (14.71%) Machine Learning
7 5 (14.71%) OOP
7 5 (14.71%) SOLID
8 4 (11.76%) OO
9 3 (8.82%) SDLC
10 1 (2.94%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) C#
2 14 (41.18%) F#
3 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.71%) SQL
5 3 (8.82%) VB
5 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) Go
6 1 (2.94%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Google
2 1 (2.94%) Apple
2 1 (2.94%) Facebook
2 1 (2.94%) Sony
2 1 (2.94%) Yahoo!