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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 72 67 70
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 23 47 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.77% 2.99% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.83% 6.03% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 15
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,700 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
600 780 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.12% 49.59% 54.50%
Number of salaries quoted 411 535 357
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (56.86%) Python
2 21 (41.18%) Linux
3 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
3 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (37.25%) .NET
5 18 (35.29%) Java
5 18 (35.29%) OO
5 18 (35.29%) NoSQL
6 17 (33.33%) Web Application Development
6 17 (33.33%) DevOps
6 17 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 17 (33.33%) RESTful
7 16 (31.37%) Social Media
7 16 (31.37%) Puppet
7 16 (31.37%) Degree
7 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
7 16 (31.37%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (29.41%) C#
8 15 (29.41%) MVC
8 15 (29.41%) Git (software)
9 14 (27.45%) BDD
9 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (27.45%) Yahoo!
9 14 (27.45%) Google
9 14 (27.45%) WCF
9 14 (27.45%) TDD
9 14 (27.45%) BBC
9 14 (27.45%) Sony
9 14 (27.45%) Apple
9 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (27.45%) Node.js
2 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.84%) Apache
4 3 (5.88%) CMS
5 1 (1.96%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (1.96%) WordPress
5 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) SaaS
3 1 (1.96%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) LAN
1 2 (3.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) NoSQL
2 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.76%) MySQL
4 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.84%) JIRA
2 4 (7.84%) Bugzilla
2 4 (7.84%) FogBugz
3 3 (5.88%) HttpUnit
3 3 (5.88%) JUnit
3 3 (5.88%) JMeter
4 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.92%) Selenium
4 2 (3.92%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) .NET Developer
3 7 (13.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Test Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) AWS Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Graduate Software Tester
7 1 (1.96%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.96%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (1.96%) QA Tester
7 1 (1.96%) PHP Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Graduate
7 1 (1.96%) Tester
7 1 (1.96%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.96%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) .NET
2 17 (33.33%) RESTful
3 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (27.45%) WCF
3 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET
3 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (25.49%) Web Services
5 6 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (7.84%) J2EE
7 3 (5.88%) JPA
7 3 (5.88%) Spring
7 3 (5.88%) SOAP
7 3 (5.88%) XML
7 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.92%) CSS
8 2 (3.92%) HTML
9 1 (1.96%) Laravel
9 1 (1.96%) REST
9 1 (1.96%) LAMP
9 1 (1.96%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Social Media
2 14 (27.45%) BBC
3 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Open Source
5 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.96%) Xbox
5 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.96%) Physics
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) Windows
3 6 (11.76%) UNIX
4 4 (7.84%) Android
5 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) OO
3 17 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 17 (33.33%) DevOps
3 17 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 15 (29.41%) MVC
5 14 (27.45%) BDD
5 14 (27.45%) TDD
6 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 6 (11.76%) Test Management
7 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.88%) Automation Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Content Management
8 3 (5.88%) Content Management
8 3 (5.88%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Scrum
9 2 (3.92%) Web Development
9 2 (3.92%) System Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (56.86%) Python
2 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
3 18 (35.29%) Java
4 15 (29.41%) C#
5 11 (21.57%) Perl
6 8 (15.69%) PHP
7 5 (9.80%) SQL
8 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.96%) PHP5
11 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) ISEB
2 6 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.92%) XenApp
1 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
1 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (31.37%) Puppet
1 16 (31.37%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (21.57%) Nagios
3 9 (17.65%) Munin
3 9 (17.65%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Yahoo!
1 14 (27.45%) Google
1 14 (27.45%) Sony
1 14 (27.45%) Apple
1 14 (27.45%) Facebook
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
3 2 (3.92%) Citrix
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Alterian
3 2 (3.92%) Splunk
4 1 (1.96%) Appcelerator
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