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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 75 73 78
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 31 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.06% 1.70% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.91% 3.21% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 4
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
793 655 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.59% 52.91% 49.71%
Number of salaries quoted 568 418 437
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 12 September 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 57 (71.25%) Python
2 52 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (58.75%) Linux
4 42 (52.50%) JavaScript
5 36 (45.00%) Perl
6 35 (43.75%) C#
7 34 (42.50%) OO
8 31 (38.75%) HTML
8 31 (38.75%) CSS
9 29 (36.25%) Java
10 27 (33.75%) UNIX
10 27 (33.75%) Git (software)
11 24 (30.00%) Degree
11 24 (30.00%) Computer Science
12 23 (28.75%) HTML5
13 22 (27.50%) SQL
14 20 (25.00%) Automated Testing
14 20 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
14 20 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
15 19 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (23.75%) Node.js
15 19 (23.75%) Web Development
15 19 (23.75%) TDD
15 19 (23.75%) MVC
15 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
16 18 (22.50%) C++
16 18 (22.50%) Software Engineering
17 16 (20.00%) LESS
18 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (18.75%) BDD

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 19 (23.75%) Node.js
2 2 (2.50%) GlassFish
2 2 (2.50%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.25%) SaaS
3 3 (3.75%) GitHub
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.00%) Firewall
3 3 (3.75%) Internet
3 3 (3.75%) SNMP
4 1 (1.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 11 (13.75%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (11.25%) MySQL
5 5 (6.25%) Big Data
6 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (33.75%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.50%) FogBugz
3 6 (7.50%) Bugzilla
3 6 (7.50%) JIRA
4 5 (6.25%) Subversion
4 5 (6.25%) Jasmine
4 5 (6.25%) RSpec
4 5 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.00%) Selenium
5 4 (5.00%) Fiddler
6 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.50%) RubyMine
7 2 (2.50%) Hudson
7 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Games
2 1 (1.25%) Marketing
2 1 (1.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 30 (37.50%) Developer
2 22 (27.50%) Software Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) Software Development Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) Development Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (11.25%) Administrator
6 6 (7.50%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Programmer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Development Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Software Development Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Ruby Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Test Manager
8 4 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Release Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Tester
9 3 (3.75%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (38.75%) HTML
1 31 (38.75%) CSS
2 23 (28.75%) HTML5
3 20 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 16 (20.00%) LESS
5 15 (18.75%) .NET
6 14 (17.50%) ASP.NET
6 14 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (17.50%) CSS3
7 13 (16.25%) jQuery
8 12 (15.00%) RESTful
9 10 (12.50%) WCF
9 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (10.00%) Sass
11 7 (8.75%) Sinatra
12 5 (6.25%) Backbone.js
12 5 (6.25%) Ember.js
13 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 3 (3.75%) Web Services
15 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (13.75%) Social Media
4 10 (12.50%) BBC
5 8 (10.00%) Open Source
5 8 (10.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.75%) Informatics
6 3 (3.75%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.50%) Statistics
8 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.25%) EPoS
8 1 (1.25%) Physics
8 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 47 (58.75%) Linux
2 27 (33.75%) UNIX
3 6 (7.50%) Windows
3 6 (7.50%) Ubuntu
4 5 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 5 (6.25%) AIX
4 5 (6.25%) Solaris
5 3 (3.75%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (42.50%) OO
3 20 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 19 (23.75%) Web Development
4 19 (23.75%) TDD
4 19 (23.75%) MVC
4 19 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (22.50%) Software Engineering
6 15 (18.75%) BDD
7 13 (16.25%) Mentoring
7 13 (16.25%) Business Analysis
7 13 (16.25%) Refactoring
8 11 (13.75%) DevOps
9 10 (12.50%) Web Application Development
10 7 (8.75%) Software Architecture
10 7 (8.75%) Statistical Analysis
11 6 (7.50%) Workflow
12 5 (6.25%) Pair Programming
12 5 (6.25%) ITIL
12 5 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 57 (71.25%) Python
2 42 (52.50%) JavaScript
3 36 (45.00%) Perl
4 35 (43.75%) C#
5 29 (36.25%) Java
6 22 (27.50%) SQL
7 18 (22.50%) C++
8 13 (16.25%) Objective-C
8 13 (16.25%) CoffeeScript
9 12 (15.00%) Bash Shell
10 7 (8.75%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.75%) C
12 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.50%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.50%) R
13 1 (1.25%) Lua
13 1 (1.25%) Erlang
13 1 (1.25%) Smalltalk
13 1 (1.25%) VBScript
13 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (30.00%) Degree
2 13 (16.25%) Postgraduate
3 5 (6.25%) ISEB
3 5 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) SLA
1 6 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (16.25%) Puppet
3 6 (7.50%) Nagios
3 6 (7.50%) ZABBIX
4 5 (6.25%) Capistrano
4 5 (6.25%) Salt
5 1 (1.25%) OpenView
5 1 (1.25%) SCCM
5 1 (1.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Apple
1 10 (12.50%) Sony
1 10 (12.50%) Yahoo!
1 10 (12.50%) Google
1 10 (12.50%) Facebook
2 6 (7.50%) New Relic
3 5 (6.25%) SaltStack
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle
5 3 (3.75%) VMware
6 2 (2.50%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.25%) Perforce
7 1 (1.25%) HP
7 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
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