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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 73 71 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 39 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.60% 1.64% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.92% 3.11% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 6
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
792 707 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.80% 52.84% 51.04%
Number of salaries quoted 570 453 465
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 1 October 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 60 (72.29%) Python
2 55 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (57.83%) JavaScript
4 42 (50.60%) Linux
5 40 (48.19%) Perl
6 37 (44.58%) C#
7 35 (42.17%) OO
8 34 (40.96%) HTML
9 32 (38.55%) CSS
10 29 (34.94%) Java
11 25 (30.12%) Degree
11 25 (30.12%) Computer Science
11 25 (30.12%) HTML5
12 23 (27.71%) SQL
12 23 (27.71%) UNIX
12 23 (27.71%) Git (software)
13 22 (26.51%) SQL Server
14 21 (25.30%) Web Development
15 20 (24.10%) Ruby on Rails
15 20 (24.10%) Automated Testing
15 20 (24.10%) Software Engineering
15 20 (24.10%) MVC
15 20 (24.10%) Cloud Computing
16 19 (22.89%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (22.89%) Node.js
16 19 (22.89%) TDD
16 19 (22.89%) C++
17 16 (19.28%) LESS
18 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (18.07%) BDD

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (22.89%) Node.js
2 3 (3.61%) WordPress
3 2 (2.41%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.41%) nginx
4 1 (1.20%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.10%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.02%) SaaS
3 3 (3.61%) GitHub
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.82%) Firewall
3 3 (3.61%) Internet
3 3 (3.61%) SNMP
4 2 (2.41%) SMS
5 1 (1.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.51%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.07%) NoSQL
3 10 (12.05%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (12.05%) MySQL
4 5 (6.02%) Big Data
5 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (27.71%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.84%) Bugzilla
2 9 (10.84%) JIRA
2 9 (10.84%) FogBugz
3 6 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.02%) RSpec
4 5 (6.02%) Cucumber
4 5 (6.02%) Jasmine
5 4 (4.82%) Selenium
5 4 (4.82%) Fiddler
6 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.41%) RubyMine
7 2 (2.41%) Hudson
7 2 (2.41%) Subversion
7 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 6 (7.23%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Marketing
3 1 (1.20%) French Language
3 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (39.76%) Developer
2 24 (28.92%) Software Engineer
3 13 (15.66%) Development Engineer
3 13 (15.66%) Software Development Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) .NET Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (9.64%) Administrator
7 6 (7.23%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Programmer
8 5 (6.02%) Ruby Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Senior Development Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Senior Software Development Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Tester
9 4 (4.82%) Test Manager
10 3 (3.61%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Software Manager
10 3 (3.61%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (40.96%) HTML
2 32 (38.55%) CSS
3 25 (30.12%) HTML5
4 20 (24.10%) Ruby on Rails
5 16 (19.28%) LESS
6 15 (18.07%) .NET
7 14 (16.87%) ASP.NET
7 14 (16.87%) CSS3
7 14 (16.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (15.66%) jQuery
9 12 (14.46%) RESTful
10 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (12.05%) WCF
11 8 (9.64%) Sass
12 7 (8.43%) Sinatra
13 5 (6.02%) Ember.js
13 5 (6.02%) Backbone.js
14 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 3 (3.61%) Web Services
15 3 (3.61%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.12%) Computer Science
2 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (16.87%) Algorithms
4 13 (15.66%) Data Structures
4 13 (15.66%) Social Media
5 10 (12.05%) BBC
6 9 (10.84%) Mobile App
7 8 (9.64%) Open Source
8 4 (4.82%) Mathematics
8 4 (4.82%) EPoS
9 3 (3.61%) Statistics
10 2 (2.41%) Informatics
10 2 (2.41%) Graphic Design
11 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
11 1 (1.20%) Physics
11 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (50.60%) Linux
2 23 (27.71%) UNIX
3 8 (9.64%) Windows
4 6 (7.23%) Ubuntu
5 5 (6.02%) Mac OS X
5 5 (6.02%) AIX
5 5 (6.02%) Solaris
6 3 (3.61%) OS/2
7 1 (1.20%) Android
7 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (42.17%) OO
3 21 (25.30%) Web Development
4 20 (24.10%) Automated Testing
4 20 (24.10%) Software Engineering
4 20 (24.10%) MVC
5 19 (22.89%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (22.89%) TDD
6 15 (18.07%) BDD
7 13 (15.66%) Mentoring
7 13 (15.66%) Business Analysis
7 13 (15.66%) Refactoring
8 11 (13.25%) DevOps
9 10 (12.05%) Web Application Development
10 8 (9.64%) Statistical Analysis
11 7 (8.43%) Software Testing
11 7 (8.43%) Software Architecture
11 7 (8.43%) Analytics
12 6 (7.23%) Regression Testing
12 6 (7.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 60 (72.29%) Python
2 48 (57.83%) JavaScript
3 40 (48.19%) Perl
4 37 (44.58%) C#
5 29 (34.94%) Java
6 23 (27.71%) SQL
7 19 (22.89%) C++
8 13 (15.66%) CoffeeScript
8 13 (15.66%) Objective-C
9 11 (13.25%) Bash Shell
10 7 (8.43%) Shell Script
11 4 (4.82%) PHP
12 3 (3.61%) MATLAB
12 3 (3.61%) R
13 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.41%) C
14 1 (1.20%) Smalltalk
14 1 (1.20%) VBScript
14 1 (1.20%) Lua
14 1 (1.20%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 25 (30.12%) Degree
2 13 (15.66%) Postgraduate
3 6 (7.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (7.23%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) QA
2 6 (7.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (13.25%) Puppet
3 6 (7.23%) ZABBIX
3 6 (7.23%) Nagios
4 5 (6.02%) Capistrano
4 5 (6.02%) Salt
5 1 (1.20%) OpenView
5 1 (1.20%) SCCM
5 1 (1.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Google
2 10 (12.05%) Facebook
2 10 (12.05%) Yahoo!
2 10 (12.05%) Sony
2 10 (12.05%) Apple
3 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.23%) New Relic
4 6 (7.23%) VMware
5 5 (6.02%) SaltStack
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle
7 2 (2.41%) HubSpot
7 2 (2.41%) Greenplum
8 1 (1.20%) HP
8 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.20%) Perforce
8 1 (1.20%) Appcelerator
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Salary Best on Market and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 15 days ago