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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 74 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 27 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.01% 1.67% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 3.57% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 6
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,268 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,956 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +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
621 672 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.24% 46.63% 50.44%
Number of salaries quoted 450 469 403
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,994 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £48,187
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 4 March 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 35 (56.45%) JavaScript
2 34 (54.84%) Python
3 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (38.71%) OO
5 22 (35.48%) Git (software)
6 20 (32.26%) DevOps
6 20 (32.26%) C#
6 20 (32.26%) MVC
7 19 (30.65%) SQL Server
7 19 (30.65%) Java
7 19 (30.65%) Social Media
8 18 (29.03%) Linux
9 17 (27.42%) Finance
9 17 (27.42%) Google
10 16 (25.81%) Perl
10 16 (25.81%) NoSQL
11 15 (24.19%) Puppet
11 15 (24.19%) Node.js
11 15 (24.19%) RESTful
11 15 (24.19%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (22.58%) Facebook
12 14 (22.58%) Web Application Development
12 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (22.58%) BDD
12 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET
12 14 (22.58%) .NET
12 14 (22.58%) Sony
12 14 (22.58%) Apple
12 14 (22.58%) Yahoo!

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 15 (24.19%) Node.js
2 9 (14.52%) WordPress
3 6 (9.68%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (3.23%) nginx
4 2 (3.23%) GlassFish
4 2 (3.23%) Apache
4 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.61%) SAS
5 1 (1.61%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) SaaS
3 1 (1.61%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) SMS
2 1 (1.61%) SMTP
2 1 (1.61%) SNMP
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.65%) SQL Server
2 16 (25.81%) NoSQL
3 11 (17.74%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.61%) Redis
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (35.48%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.29%) Bugzilla
2 7 (11.29%) JIRA
3 6 (9.68%) FogBugz
3 6 (9.68%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.84%) Selenium
5 3 (4.84%) Fiddler
6 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.23%) Hudson
7 1 (1.61%) JUnit
7 1 (1.61%) JMeter
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Telecoms
2 9 (14.52%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Developer
2 14 (22.58%) .NET Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Software Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Test Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Lead Developer
5 5 (8.06%) PHP Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Lead PHP Developer
6 4 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Software Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Tester
8 2 (3.23%) Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) Administrator
9 1 (1.61%) Quality Manager
9 1 (1.61%) QA Manager
9 1 (1.61%) Quality Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.61%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.61%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) RESTful
2 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
2 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET
2 14 (22.58%) .NET
2 14 (22.58%) WCF
3 11 (17.74%) HTML
4 9 (14.52%) CSS
4 9 (14.52%) Web Services
5 6 (9.68%) REST
5 6 (9.68%) Laravel
5 6 (9.68%) Flash
5 6 (9.68%) LAMP
6 5 (8.06%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (6.45%) HTML5
8 2 (3.23%) WPF
9 1 (1.61%) J2EE
9 1 (1.61%) SOAP
9 1 (1.61%) XML
9 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Social Media
2 14 (22.58%) BBC
3 7 (11.29%) Mobile App
4 6 (9.68%) Digital Media
5 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.45%) EPoS
6 3 (4.84%) Graphic Design
7 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.23%) Statistics
8 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.61%) Replication
8 1 (1.61%) Physics
8 1 (1.61%) Open Source
8 1 (1.61%) Xbox
8 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Android
3 6 (9.68%) Apple iOS
3 6 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) OO
3 20 (32.26%) DevOps
3 20 (32.26%) MVC
4 14 (22.58%) Web Application Development
4 14 (22.58%) BDD
4 14 (22.58%) TDD
5 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
6 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.68%) Android Development
7 6 (9.68%) iOS Development
7 6 (9.68%) Use Case
8 5 (8.06%) Web Development
8 5 (8.06%) Test Management
8 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.45%) Analytics
9 4 (6.45%) User Stories
9 4 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (6.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (56.45%) JavaScript
2 34 (54.84%) Python
3 20 (32.26%) C#
4 19 (30.65%) Java
5 16 (25.81%) Perl
6 13 (20.97%) PHP
7 7 (11.29%) SQL
8 6 (9.68%) PHP5
9 4 (6.45%) C++
10 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.23%) R
12 1 (1.61%) C
12 1 (1.61%) VBScript
12 1 (1.61%) Smalltalk
12 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.61%) Lua
12 1 (1.61%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Degree
2 7 (11.29%) ISTQB
2 7 (11.29%) ISEB
3 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) Puppet
1 15 (24.19%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (16.13%) Nagios
2 10 (16.13%) Munin
2 10 (16.13%) Graphite
3 1 (1.61%) OpenView
3 1 (1.61%) SCCM
3 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Google
2 14 (22.58%) Facebook
2 14 (22.58%) Sony
2 14 (22.58%) Apple
2 14 (22.58%) Yahoo!
3 6 (9.68%) Appcelerator
4 4 (6.45%) VMware
4 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.84%) HubSpot
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (1.61%) HP
Edinburgh & Lothians
ECM Selection
Salary: £40k to £exceptional DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Career Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 14 days ago