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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 77 71 84
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 20 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.57% 2.09% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.84% 4.39% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 22
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £27,089
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £48,187
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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
521 661 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.89% 47.73% 48.55%
Number of salaries quoted 372 481 477
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 2016.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 33 (64.71%) Linux
2 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (50.98%) Java
4 25 (49.02%) Configuration Management
5 23 (45.10%) Perl
5 23 (45.10%) DevOps
6 22 (43.14%) Bash Shell
7 21 (41.18%) Puppet
8 19 (37.25%) High Availability
9 18 (35.29%) Python
9 18 (35.29%) Git (software)
10 17 (33.33%) Scrum
10 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 17 (33.33%) MySQL
10 17 (33.33%) Open Source
11 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
12 15 (29.41%) C#
12 15 (29.41%) Degree
13 14 (27.45%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (27.45%) Spring
13 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
14 13 (25.49%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (25.49%) F5
14 13 (25.49%) Korn
14 13 (25.49%) Tomcat
14 13 (25.49%) Cisco
15 12 (23.53%) Nagios
15 12 (23.53%) Apache

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 13 (25.49%) Tomcat
2 12 (23.53%) Apache
3 4 (7.84%) Node.js
3 4 (7.84%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.96%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (15.69%) SaaS
4 7 (13.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (11.76%) DigitalOcean
5 6 (11.76%) Heroku
6 4 (7.84%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.96%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Wireless
2 1 (1.96%) DHCP
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) NAS
2 1 (1.96%) SAN
2 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) MySQL
2 14 (27.45%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.84%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.76%) TeamCity
4 4 (7.84%) MSBuild
4 4 (7.84%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.88%) JIRA
6 2 (3.92%) RSpec
7 1 (1.96%) WinDbg
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Banking
2 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.84%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Developer
2 22 (43.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (23.53%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Ruby Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Database Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) DBA
5 5 (9.80%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.88%) .NET Team Leader
7 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Lead .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) Spring
2 12 (23.53%) ELK Stack
3 11 (21.57%) Web Services
4 9 (17.65%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (15.69%) .NET
6 7 (13.73%) CSS
7 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
7 5 (9.80%) HTML
8 4 (7.84%) SVG
9 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.88%) React
9 3 (5.88%) RESTful
10 2 (3.92%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.92%) J2EE
10 2 (3.92%) jQuery
10 2 (3.92%) Sass
11 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.96%) Ember.js
11 1 (1.96%) Middleware
11 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.76%) Replication
3 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.92%) Clustering
6 2 (3.92%) Physics
7 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.96%) PKI
7 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (64.71%) Linux
2 11 (21.57%) Windows
3 4 (7.84%) Unix
3 4 (7.84%) VMS
4 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (49.02%) Configuration Management
3 23 (45.10%) DevOps
4 19 (37.25%) High Availability
5 17 (33.33%) Open Source
5 17 (33.33%) Scrum
6 12 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (15.69%) Web Development
8 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
9 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.80%) API Development
10 5 (9.80%) API Integration
10 5 (9.80%) OO
11 4 (7.84%) Project Management
11 4 (7.84%) Software Testing
11 4 (7.84%) TDD
12 3 (5.88%) BDD
12 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) Java
2 23 (45.10%) Perl
3 22 (43.14%) Bash Shell
4 18 (35.29%) Python
5 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 15 (29.41%) C#
7 13 (25.49%) Korn
8 12 (23.53%) Scala
9 9 (17.65%) SQL
10 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
11 5 (9.80%) PHP
12 4 (7.84%) C++
13 3 (5.88%) C
14 1 (1.96%) Tcl
14 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Firmware
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) XenApp
2 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (41.18%) Puppet
2 13 (25.49%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (23.53%) Graphite
3 12 (23.53%) Nagios
3 12 (23.53%) Opsview
4 3 (5.88%) Ansible
5 1 (1.96%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.96%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.96%) SCCM
5 1 (1.96%) SCOM
5 1 (1.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Cisco
1 13 (25.49%) F5
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.73%) Google
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle
4 6 (11.76%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.96%) Apple
5 1 (1.96%) CA
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix
5 1 (1.96%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) Perforce
5 1 (1.96%) Symantec
5 1 (1.96%) Varonis
5 1 (1.96%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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CodeClan
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + Plus Pension
Posted: 16 days ago