The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 73 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 36 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.30% 2.07% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.43% 3.98% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 19
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Ruby
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
663 778 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.45% 51.87% 53.17%
Number of salaries quoted 443 560 412
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Ruby
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby.

1 30 (50.00%) Python
2 29 (48.33%) Linux
3 25 (41.67%) Java
4 23 (38.33%) .NET
5 22 (36.67%) Web Services
5 22 (36.67%) Configuration Management
6 21 (35.00%) MySQL
6 21 (35.00%) Perl
6 21 (35.00%) Degree
7 19 (31.67%) Puppet
7 19 (31.67%) Web Application Development
7 19 (31.67%) DevOps
8 18 (30.00%) Bash Shell
8 18 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
9 17 (28.33%) RESTful
9 17 (28.33%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
11 15 (25.00%) NoSQL
11 15 (25.00%) Google
11 15 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 14 (23.33%) Ruby on Rails
12 14 (23.33%) Open Source
12 14 (23.33%) C#
12 14 (23.33%) Tomcat
13 13 (21.67%) Apache
13 13 (21.67%) SQL
13 13 (21.67%) Oracle
13 13 (21.67%) TDD

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (23.33%) Tomcat
2 13 (21.67%) Apache
3 11 (18.33%) Node.js
4 10 (16.67%) CMS
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) LAN
1 5 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.67%) Wireless
2 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) MySQL
2 18 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
4 15 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) Big Data
6 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (15.00%) JUnit
3 8 (13.33%) JMeter
3 8 (13.33%) HttpUnit
3 8 (13.33%) JIRA
4 6 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (10.00%) Bugzilla
4 6 (10.00%) FogBugz
5 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.67%) Maven
6 1 (1.67%) Ant
General
1 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
1 11 (18.33%) Banking
2 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 9 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Web Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Java Web Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Database Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Administrator
8 2 (3.33%) DBA
8 2 (3.33%) Graduate
8 2 (3.33%) Tester
8 2 (3.33%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Software Tester
9 1 (1.67%) Web Applications Developer
9 1 (1.67%) AWS Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.33%) .NET
2 22 (36.67%) Web Services
3 17 (28.33%) RESTful
4 14 (23.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (21.67%) Spring
6 10 (16.67%) J2EE
7 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (15.00%) Hibernate
7 9 (15.00%) WCF
7 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (13.33%) JPA
8 8 (13.33%) XML
8 8 (13.33%) SOAP
9 5 (8.33%) JSP
9 5 (8.33%) Servlets
10 3 (5.00%) HTML
10 3 (5.00%) CSS
11 2 (3.33%) Java EE
11 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) BBC
1 9 (15.00%) Social Media
2 7 (11.67%) Replication
3 5 (8.33%) W3C
4 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) EPoS
6 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) Linux
2 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 11 (18.33%) Android
2 11 (18.33%) Apple iOS
3 7 (11.67%) UNIX
4 5 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Configuration Management
2 19 (31.67%) Web Application Development
2 19 (31.67%) DevOps
3 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (23.33%) Open Source
5 13 (21.67%) TDD
6 11 (18.33%) Content Management
6 11 (18.33%) BDD
7 9 (15.00%) OO
7 9 (15.00%) MVC
8 8 (13.33%) Web Development
8 8 (13.33%) SDLC
9 7 (11.67%) Scrum
10 6 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Content Management
11 5 (8.33%) Test Management
11 5 (8.33%) Separation of Concerns
12 4 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.00%) Python
2 25 (41.67%) Java
3 21 (35.00%) Perl
4 18 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 14 (23.33%) C#
7 13 (21.67%) SQL
8 12 (20.00%) PHP
9 4 (6.67%) Scala
9 4 (6.67%) Korn
10 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 3 (5.00%) C++
11 2 (3.33%) C
11 2 (3.33%) Tcl
12 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (35.00%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) ISEB
2 6 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.33%) XenApp
2 5 (8.33%) XenDesktop
2 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.67%) Docker
4 1 (1.67%) Firmware
4 1 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (31.67%) Puppet
2 17 (28.33%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (15.00%) Nagios
4 8 (13.33%) Graphite
5 4 (6.67%) Munin
5 4 (6.67%) Opsview
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Google
2 13 (21.67%) Oracle
3 9 (15.00%) Apple
3 9 (15.00%) Sony
3 9 (15.00%) Yahoo!
3 9 (15.00%) Facebook
4 8 (13.33%) Alterian
4 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.00%) VMware
5 6 (10.00%) Rackspace
5 6 (10.00%) DigitalOcean
6 5 (8.33%) Citrix
7 4 (6.67%) Cisco
7 4 (6.67%) F5
8 1 (1.67%) Splunk
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