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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 76 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 27 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.00% 1.60% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.25% 3.37% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 6
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £36,895 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
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
635 712 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.04% 47.34% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 447 502 371
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 March 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 31 (56.36%) Python
2 30 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (38.18%) OO
4 21 (38.18%) DevOps
5 20 (36.36%) Linux
6 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
7 18 (32.73%) Java
7 18 (32.73%) MVC
7 18 (32.73%) Social Media
8 17 (30.91%) Puppet
8 17 (30.91%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (29.09%) Finance
9 16 (29.09%) C#
9 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
10 15 (27.27%) Configuration Management
10 15 (27.27%) NoSQL
11 14 (25.45%) RESTful
11 14 (25.45%) Google
12 13 (23.64%) TDD
12 13 (23.64%) Degree
12 13 (23.64%) Yahoo!
12 13 (23.64%) WCF
12 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (23.64%) Apple
12 13 (23.64%) BBC
12 13 (23.64%) Sony
12 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
12 13 (23.64%) .NET
12 13 (23.64%) Perl

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (23.64%) Node.js
2 6 (10.91%) WordPress
3 5 (9.09%) ExpressionEngine
4 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.64%) Apache
6 1 (1.82%) SAS
6 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.09%) AWS OpsWorks
3 2 (3.64%) SaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Heroku
4 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) SMS
1 1 (1.82%) SMTP
1 1 (1.82%) SNMP
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 15 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 8 (14.55%) MySQL
4 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.91%) Bugzilla
2 6 (10.91%) JIRA
3 5 (9.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 5 (9.09%) FogBugz
4 3 (5.45%) Selenium
4 3 (5.45%) Fiddler
4 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.82%) JUnit
5 1 (1.82%) JMeter
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) Banking
2 10 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Test Manager
4 6 (10.91%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Lead PHP Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 5 (9.09%) PHP Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.82%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (1.82%) Quality Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) Software Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Software Test Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Quality Manager
8 1 (1.82%) QA Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) RESTful
2 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET Web API
2 13 (23.64%) .NET
2 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
2 13 (23.64%) WCF
3 10 (18.18%) Web Services
4 7 (12.73%) HTML
4 7 (12.73%) CSS
5 5 (9.09%) Flash
5 5 (9.09%) LAMP
5 5 (9.09%) REST
5 5 (9.09%) Laravel
6 3 (5.45%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.82%) XML
7 1 (1.82%) WPF
7 1 (1.82%) Django
7 1 (1.82%) jQuery
7 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Social Media
2 13 (23.64%) BBC
3 5 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 5 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.45%) EPoS
5 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) Open Source
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Replication
6 1 (1.82%) Statistics
6 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.82%) Physics
6 1 (1.82%) Xbox
6 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Linux
2 6 (10.91%) Android
3 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 5 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (3.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.18%) DevOps
2 21 (38.18%) OO
3 18 (32.73%) MVC
4 15 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 13 (23.64%) BDD
5 13 (23.64%) Web Application Development
5 13 (23.64%) TDD
6 5 (9.09%) Test Management
6 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.09%) Android Development
6 5 (9.09%) iOS Development
6 5 (9.09%) Use Case
7 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.45%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Web Development
8 3 (5.45%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (5.45%) Compatibility Testing
8 3 (5.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) Python
2 30 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 18 (32.73%) Java
4 16 (29.09%) C#
5 13 (23.64%) Perl
6 10 (18.18%) PHP
7 5 (9.09%) SQL
7 5 (9.09%) PHP5
8 2 (3.64%) C++
9 1 (1.82%) C
9 1 (1.82%) VBScript
9 1 (1.82%) Erlang
9 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.82%) R
9 1 (1.82%) Smalltalk
9 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.82%) Lua
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) ISEB
2 5 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (30.91%) Puppet
1 17 (30.91%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (21.82%) Nagios
3 11 (20.00%) Munin
3 11 (20.00%) Graphite
4 1 (1.82%) OpenView
4 1 (1.82%) SCCM
4 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Google
2 13 (23.64%) Yahoo!
2 13 (23.64%) Apple
2 13 (23.64%) Sony
2 13 (23.64%) Facebook
3 5 (9.09%) Appcelerator
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.64%) VMware
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.82%) Splunk
6 1 (1.82%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) HubSpot
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