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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 76 80 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 25 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.85% 1.75% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.86% 3.47% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 12
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,187 £44,500
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
648 691 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.04% 50.36% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 481 470 422
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 29 January 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 38 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (53.85%) Python
3 32 (49.23%) JavaScript
4 29 (44.62%) Git (software)
5 24 (36.92%) C#
5 24 (36.92%) SQL Server
5 24 (36.92%) OO
6 21 (32.31%) MVC
7 20 (30.77%) DevOps
8 19 (29.23%) Social Media
8 19 (29.23%) Linux
8 19 (29.23%) Perl
9 18 (27.69%) Java
9 18 (27.69%) Google
10 17 (26.15%) NoSQL
10 17 (26.15%) RESTful
11 16 (24.62%) Node.js
11 16 (24.62%) Finance
11 16 (24.62%) .NET
12 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET
12 15 (23.08%) Sony
12 15 (23.08%) Apple
12 15 (23.08%) BBC
12 15 (23.08%) TDD
12 15 (23.08%) Yahoo!
12 15 (23.08%) Degree
12 15 (23.08%) WCF
12 15 (23.08%) Facebook
12 15 (23.08%) Web Application Development
12 15 (23.08%) BDD

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (24.62%) Node.js
2 9 (13.85%) WordPress
3 6 (9.23%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (3.08%) GlassFish
4 2 (3.08%) nginx
5 1 (1.54%) CMS
5 1 (1.54%) SAS
5 1 (1.54%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.08%) SaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.15%) SNMP
3 3 (4.62%) SMS
3 3 (4.62%) Firewall
4 2 (3.08%) SMTP
5 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.92%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.15%) NoSQL
3 10 (15.38%) MySQL
4 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.15%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.54%) Redis
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (44.62%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.31%) JIRA
2 8 (12.31%) Bugzilla
3 7 (10.77%) FogBugz
4 6 (9.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.62%) Selenium
6 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.62%) Fiddler
7 2 (3.08%) Hudson
8 1 (1.54%) JMeter
8 1 (1.54%) Subversion
8 1 (1.54%) JUnit
8 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) French Language
Job Titles
1 27 (41.54%) Developer
2 15 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (9.23%) Lead Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Administrator
5 5 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Lead PHP Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Software Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Tester
6 3 (4.62%) Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Data Scientist
7 2 (3.08%) Software Test Manager
8 1 (1.54%) Quality Analyst
8 1 (1.54%) Performance Test Analyst
8 1 (1.54%) Performance Tester
8 1 (1.54%) Data Analyst
8 1 (1.54%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.15%) RESTful
2 16 (24.62%) .NET
3 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 15 (23.08%) WCF
3 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (16.92%) HTML
5 9 (13.85%) CSS
6 7 (10.77%) Web Services
7 6 (9.23%) REST
7 6 (9.23%) Laravel
7 6 (9.23%) Flash
7 6 (9.23%) LAMP
8 5 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (6.15%) HTML5
10 3 (4.62%) Pandas
11 2 (3.08%) WPF
12 1 (1.54%) Django
12 1 (1.54%) Spring
12 1 (1.54%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Social Media
2 15 (23.08%) BBC
3 9 (13.85%) Mobile App
4 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
5 6 (9.23%) Digital Media
6 4 (6.15%) EPoS
6 4 (6.15%) Statistics
6 4 (6.15%) Mathematics
7 3 (4.62%) Graphic Design
8 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.54%) Physics
9 1 (1.54%) Replication
9 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.54%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Android
3 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
4 5 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.62%) UNIX
6 2 (3.08%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.92%) OO
3 21 (32.31%) MVC
4 20 (30.77%) DevOps
5 15 (23.08%) TDD
5 15 (23.08%) Web Application Development
5 15 (23.08%) BDD
6 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
7 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
8 7 (10.77%) Analytics
9 6 (9.23%) Android Development
9 6 (9.23%) iOS Development
9 6 (9.23%) Use Case
9 6 (9.23%) Software Testing
10 5 (7.69%) Workflow
10 5 (7.69%) Automated Testing
10 5 (7.69%) Web Development
10 5 (7.69%) Regression Testing
10 5 (7.69%) User Stories
11 4 (6.15%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) Python
2 32 (49.23%) JavaScript
3 24 (36.92%) C#
4 19 (29.23%) Perl
5 18 (27.69%) Java
6 12 (18.46%) PHP
7 8 (12.31%) Bash Shell
7 8 (12.31%) SQL
8 7 (10.77%) Shell Script
9 6 (9.23%) PHP5
9 6 (9.23%) C++
10 4 (6.15%) R
11 3 (4.62%) MATLAB
12 2 (3.08%) Erlang
12 2 (3.08%) Smalltalk
12 2 (3.08%) C
12 2 (3.08%) VBScript
12 2 (3.08%) Lua
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.69%) ISEB
3 4 (6.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (23.08%) Puppet
1 15 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (20.00%) Nagios
3 8 (12.31%) Munin
3 8 (12.31%) Graphite
4 5 (7.69%) ZABBIX
5 4 (6.15%) Salt
6 2 (3.08%) SCCM
6 2 (3.08%) SCOM
6 2 (3.08%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Google
2 15 (23.08%) Sony
2 15 (23.08%) Apple
2 15 (23.08%) Yahoo!
2 15 (23.08%) Facebook
3 6 (9.23%) Appcelerator
4 5 (7.69%) VMware
4 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.69%) New Relic
5 4 (6.15%) SaltStack
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle
6 3 (4.62%) HubSpot
7 2 (3.08%) HP
8 1 (1.54%) Perforce
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