The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 40 65 66
Rank change year-on-year +25 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.70% 1.02% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 1.71% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Median salary £47,000 £55,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.54% +83.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 149 350 335
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 51.92% 59.22% 59.71%
Number of salaries quoted 141 318 290
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Ruby
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Suffolk

Ruby
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 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
Ipswich +28 1 £49,000 -10.90%
Lowestoft - 1 £45,000 -
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Python
1 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) Node.js
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) Java EE
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (37.50%) Big Data
3 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
3 3 (37.50%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (25.00%) Disruptive Innovation

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 2 (25.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) Presto
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Software Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Data Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (37.50%) Java EE
1 3 (37.50%) Node.js
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
1 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Data Privacy
3 2 (25.00%) Disruptive Innovation
3 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Python
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Clojure
3 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (25.00%) R
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Google