The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 69 68 77
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 34 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.28% 2.15% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.28% 3.85% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 6
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £30,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £44,900 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
795 675 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.43% 55.69% 48.02%
Number of salaries quoted 556 446 411
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
Scotland

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 28 July 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 52 (72.22%) Python
2 50 (69.44%) Linux
3 44 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 40 (55.56%) HTML
4 40 (55.56%) CSS
5 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (47.22%) UNIX
6 34 (47.22%) Java
7 32 (44.44%) HTML5
8 29 (40.28%) SQL
8 29 (40.28%) OO
9 28 (38.89%) Perl
10 26 (36.11%) C#
10 26 (36.11%) Automated Testing
10 26 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (29.17%) jQuery
12 20 (27.78%) Degree
12 20 (27.78%) Computer Science
12 20 (27.78%) Ruby on Rails
13 19 (26.39%) Web Development
14 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
15 16 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
15 16 (22.22%) LESS
16 15 (20.83%) CSS3
16 15 (20.83%) Big Data
16 15 (20.83%) TDD
16 15 (20.83%) MVC
17 14 (19.44%) C++
17 14 (19.44%) Node.js
18 13 (18.06%) CoffeeScript

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (19.44%) Node.js
2 8 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) GIMP
1 8 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.17%) GitHub
2 3 (4.17%) SaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) LDAP
2 3 (4.17%) Internet
3 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) Big Data
2 11 (15.28%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (15.28%) NoSQL
3 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
4 8 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 7 (9.72%) MySQL
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.11%) Ant
3 6 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.94%) Cucumber
4 5 (6.94%) RSpec
4 5 (6.94%) Jasmine
5 4 (5.56%) FogBugz
5 4 (5.56%) JIRA
5 4 (5.56%) Subversion
5 4 (5.56%) Bugzilla
6 3 (4.17%) Selenium
6 3 (4.17%) Fiddler
7 2 (2.78%) RubyMine
7 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 13 (18.06%) Development Engineer
3 13 (18.06%) Software Development Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.94%) Programmer
6 5 (6.94%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Development Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Ruby Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Software Development Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Release Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Release Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (55.56%) HTML
1 40 (55.56%) CSS
2 32 (44.44%) HTML5
3 21 (29.17%) jQuery
4 20 (27.78%) Ruby on Rails
5 16 (22.22%) LESS
6 15 (20.83%) CSS3
7 11 (15.28%) Web Services
8 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET
8 10 (13.89%) .NET
9 8 (11.11%) PostGIS
9 8 (11.11%) Sass
9 8 (11.11%) JPA
9 8 (11.11%) JSP
9 8 (11.11%) Struts
9 8 (11.11%) XML
9 8 (11.11%) J2EE
9 8 (11.11%) JMS
9 8 (11.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.11%) Open Source
2 8 (11.11%) GIS
2 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.11%) PKI
3 6 (8.33%) Social Media
3 6 (8.33%) BBC
4 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.17%) Informatics
6 2 (2.78%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.39%) Physics
7 1 (1.39%) EPoS
7 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (69.44%) Linux
2 34 (47.22%) UNIX
3 5 (6.94%) Mac OS X
3 5 (6.94%) AIX
3 5 (6.94%) Solaris
4 4 (5.56%) Windows
5 2 (2.78%) OS/2
5 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.28%) OO
3 26 (36.11%) Automated Testing
3 26 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (26.39%) Web Development
5 15 (20.83%) TDD
5 15 (20.83%) MVC
6 13 (18.06%) Software Engineering
6 13 (18.06%) Business Analysis
6 13 (18.06%) Refactoring
7 11 (15.28%) BDD
8 8 (11.11%) Product Management
8 8 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (11.11%) Scrum
8 8 (11.11%) Document Management
9 7 (9.72%) Software Architecture
10 6 (8.33%) Web Application Development
10 6 (8.33%) DevOps
11 5 (6.94%) Change Management
11 5 (6.94%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 52 (72.22%) Python
2 44 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 34 (47.22%) Java
4 29 (40.28%) SQL
5 28 (38.89%) Perl
6 26 (36.11%) C#
7 14 (19.44%) C++
8 13 (18.06%) CoffeeScript
8 13 (18.06%) Objective-C
9 10 (13.89%) Shell Script
10 8 (11.11%) PL/SQL
11 5 (6.94%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.78%) Scala
12 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.78%) C
13 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) Degree
2 13 (18.06%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.78%) ISEB
3 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
1 4 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (12.50%) Puppet
3 5 (6.94%) Capistrano
4 4 (5.56%) Nagios
5 2 (2.78%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.78%) Munin
5 2 (2.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Oracle
2 8 (11.11%) Adobe
3 6 (8.33%) Facebook
3 6 (8.33%) Apple
3 6 (8.33%) Yahoo!
3 6 (8.33%) Google
3 6 (8.33%) Sony
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.78%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.78%) New Relic
5 2 (2.78%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.39%) VMware
6 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
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