The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 96 101 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -34
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 59 55 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.08% 1.81% 3.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.08% 3.52% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 38 47 79
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Ruby
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1445 1561 2039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.83% 51.40% 51.98%
Number of salaries quoted 784 985 1391
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Ruby
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Scotland region.

Ruby Salary Trend in Scotland

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Scotland

Ruby
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 39 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Edinburgh -9 17 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Dundee - 3 £39,000 -
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 96 (80.67%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (54.62%) Python
3 60 (50.42%) Java
4 58 (48.74%) C#
4 58 (48.74%) TDD
5 44 (36.97%) JavaScript
5 44 (36.97%) BDD
6 42 (35.29%) Perl
7 34 (28.57%) Scrum
8 33 (27.73%) SQL
9 32 (26.89%) XML
9 32 (26.89%) OO
10 28 (23.53%) Degree
11 27 (22.69%) .NET
11 27 (22.69%) NoSQL
12 25 (21.01%) Git (software)
12 25 (21.01%) C++
12 25 (21.01%) Linux
12 25 (21.01%) Ruby on Rails
13 24 (20.17%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (20.17%) Unit Testing
13 24 (20.17%) MVC
13 24 (20.17%) Node.js
13 24 (20.17%) Analytics
14 23 (19.33%) Finance
15 21 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
16 20 (16.81%) Windows
16 20 (16.81%) Software Engineering
16 20 (16.81%) RESTful
17 19 (15.97%) ASP.NET

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (20.17%) Node.js
2 12 (10.08%) MQSeries
3 10 (8.40%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.88%) IIS
4 7 (5.88%) Jetty
4 7 (5.88%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.52%) Apache
5 3 (2.52%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.52%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.52%) SAS
6 1 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.84%) CMS
6 1 (0.84%) Drupal
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.84%) nginx
6 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.84%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.36%) IaaS
2 4 (3.36%) PaaS
2 4 (3.36%) SaaS
3 3 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.52%) Heroku
4 2 (1.68%) GitHub
5 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) Firewall
1 8 (6.72%) HTTP
2 7 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (5.88%) Network Security
3 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.52%) FTP
4 3 (2.52%) SNMP
5 2 (1.68%) DNS
5 2 (1.68%) LAN
5 2 (1.68%) WAN
6 1 (0.84%) DHCP
6 1 (0.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.84%) Internet
6 1 (0.84%) NAS
6 1 (0.84%) SAN
6 1 (0.84%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.69%) NoSQL
2 21 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (15.13%) SQL Server
4 16 (13.45%) Relational Database
5 13 (10.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (10.08%) BigTable
7 11 (9.24%) MySQL
8 10 (8.40%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (4.20%) Big Data
10 4 (3.36%) Hadoop
11 3 (2.52%) Parquet
12 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (21.01%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.61%) Jenkins
3 14 (11.76%) Maven
4 13 (10.92%) Subversion
5 12 (10.08%) Selenium
6 10 (8.40%) JUnit
6 10 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (7.56%) JIRA
8 8 (6.72%) Visual Studio
9 7 (5.88%) Cucumber
10 6 (5.04%) TestNG
11 5 (4.20%) JBehave
11 5 (4.20%) RSpec
11 5 (4.20%) WebDriver
12 4 (3.36%) Eclipse
13 3 (2.52%) Artifactory
13 3 (2.52%) Eclipse RCP
13 3 (2.52%) TeamCity
14 2 (1.68%) Bugzilla
14 2 (1.68%) FogBugz
General
1 23 (19.33%) Finance
2 12 (10.08%) Back Office
3 9 (7.56%) Banking
4 6 (5.04%) Marketing
5 4 (3.36%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.52%) Electronics
6 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.52%) Publishing
7 2 (1.68%) Games
8 1 (0.84%) Automotive
8 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (60.50%) Developer
2 13 (10.92%) .NET Developer
2 13 (10.92%) Java Developer
2 13 (10.92%) Software Engineer
3 12 (10.08%) Ruby Developer
3 12 (10.08%) Test Engineer
4 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (9.24%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.40%) Security Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) Python Developer
7 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (6.72%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (6.72%) C# Developer
7 8 (6.72%) Tester
7 8 (6.72%) Web Developer
8 7 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Network Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Software Testing Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.89%) XML
2 27 (22.69%) .NET
3 25 (21.01%) Ruby on Rails
4 20 (16.81%) RESTful
5 19 (15.97%) ASP.NET
6 17 (14.29%) HTML
7 15 (12.61%) CSS
7 15 (12.61%) REST
8 14 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
9 13 (10.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (10.92%) Middleware
10 12 (10.08%) AngularJS
10 12 (10.08%) XML Schema
11 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (8.40%) SOAP
11 10 (8.40%) WCF
12 9 (7.56%) Web Services
13 8 (6.72%) .NET Framework
13 8 (6.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (11.76%) Derivative
2 14 (11.76%) Fixed Income
3 12 (10.08%) Market Risk
4 11 (9.24%) Data Centre
4 11 (9.24%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (9.24%) Management Information System
5 10 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (6.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 7 (5.88%) Computer Science
7 7 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (2.52%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.52%) RIA
9 2 (1.68%) BBC
9 2 (1.68%) Clustering
9 2 (1.68%) FMCG
9 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.68%) Physics
9 2 (1.68%) Social Media
10 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.01%) Linux
2 20 (16.81%) Windows
3 18 (15.13%) Unix
4 12 (10.08%) Android
5 11 (9.24%) Apple iOS
6 7 (5.88%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.52%) AIX
7 3 (2.52%) Solaris
8 2 (1.68%) Debian
8 2 (1.68%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.84%) VMS
9 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (80.67%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (48.74%) TDD
3 44 (36.97%) BDD
4 34 (28.57%) Scrum
5 32 (26.89%) OO
6 24 (20.17%) Analytics
6 24 (20.17%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (20.17%) MVC
6 24 (20.17%) Unit Testing
7 20 (16.81%) Software Engineering
8 15 (12.61%) High Availability
9 14 (11.76%) Electronic Trading
9 14 (11.76%) Open Source
9 14 (11.76%) Refactoring
9 14 (11.76%) Risk Analytics
9 14 (11.76%) System Testing
9 14 (11.76%) Web Development
10 13 (10.92%) DevOps
11 12 (10.08%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (10.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (54.62%) Python
2 60 (50.42%) Java
3 58 (48.74%) C#
4 44 (36.97%) JavaScript
5 42 (35.29%) Perl
6 33 (27.73%) SQL
7 25 (21.01%) C++
8 12 (10.08%) XPath
9 11 (9.24%) Bash Shell
10 10 (8.40%) PHP
11 8 (6.72%) Smalltalk
12 6 (5.04%) PowerShell
13 5 (4.20%) C
13 5 (4.20%) CoffeeScript
14 4 (3.36%) Scala
14 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
14 4 (3.36%) SPARQL
15 3 (2.52%) Clojure
15 3 (2.52%) VBScript
16 2 (1.68%) Korn
Qualifications
1 28 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) CCIE
2 2 (1.68%) CCNA
2 2 (1.68%) CCNP
2 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.68%) CISSP
2 2 (1.68%) ISEB
2 2 (1.68%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.68%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.88%) Docker
2 5 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.52%) XenApp
3 3 (2.52%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.84%) iptables
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (8.40%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (8.40%) Puppet
2 9 (7.56%) Ansible
3 5 (4.20%) Nagios
4 3 (2.52%) Fluentd
4 3 (2.52%) Nessus
4 3 (2.52%) QRadar
5 2 (1.68%) Graphite
5 2 (1.68%) Opsview
6 1 (0.84%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.84%) Mesos
6 1 (0.84%) Packer
6 1 (0.84%) SCCM
6 1 (0.84%) SCOM
6 1 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (10.08%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.40%) Cisco
2 10 (8.40%) F5
3 7 (5.88%) Cegedim Rx
3 7 (5.88%) Juniper
3 7 (5.88%) Sourcefire
4 6 (5.04%) VMware
5 3 (2.52%) Apple
5 3 (2.52%) ArcSight
5 3 (2.52%) Citrix
5 3 (2.52%) Google
5 3 (2.52%) Qualys
5 3 (2.52%) SAP
5 3 (2.52%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.52%) Splunk
5 3 (2.52%) Zend
6 2 (1.68%) Facebook
6 2 (1.68%) Sony
6 2 (1.68%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.84%) TIBCO
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