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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 87 83 69
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 70 79 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.45% 2.48% 3.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.59% 4.84% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 46 60 93
Median salary £47,500 £35,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.80% -21.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,405
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.68%
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
1525 1633 2032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.43% 51.26% 55.43%
Number of salaries quoted 835 1032 1377
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -2 35 £47,500 +32.86% 4
Edinburgh +2 32 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Dundee +12 3 £39,000 -1.26% 1
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 85 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (48.33%) Java
2 58 (48.33%) JavaScript
3 56 (46.67%) Python
4 49 (40.83%) TDD
5 41 (34.17%) Linux
5 41 (34.17%) C#
6 37 (30.83%) BDD
7 31 (25.83%) Finance
8 29 (24.17%) Scrum
8 29 (24.17%) SQL
8 29 (24.17%) Git (software)
9 26 (21.67%) Ruby on Rails
10 25 (20.83%) Perl
11 24 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 23 (19.17%) .NET
12 23 (19.17%) MVC
12 23 (19.17%) DevOps
13 22 (18.33%) Jenkins
13 22 (18.33%) Puppet
13 22 (18.33%) Node.js
13 22 (18.33%) Maven
13 22 (18.33%) Software Engineering
14 21 (17.50%) Unix
14 21 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
15 19 (15.83%) RESTful
15 19 (15.83%) C++
15 19 (15.83%) OO
15 19 (15.83%) VMware
15 19 (15.83%) Continuous Integration

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 6 (5.00%) MQSeries
2 3 (2.50%) Apache
2 3 (2.50%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.50%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.50%) IIS
2 3 (2.50%) SAS
2 3 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.67%) CMS
3 2 (1.67%) nginx
4 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.83%) Drupal
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.83%) Jetty
4 1 (0.83%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.50%) IaaS
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.50%) PaaS
3 2 (1.67%) SaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.83%) GitHub
4 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.83%) HTTP
2 5 (4.17%) LAN
2 5 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.17%) WAN
3 4 (3.33%) Firewall
4 3 (2.50%) FTP
4 3 (2.50%) Internet
4 3 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.50%) Network Security
4 3 (2.50%) SNMP
5 2 (1.67%) DNS
6 1 (0.83%) DHCP
6 1 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.83%) NAS
6 1 (0.83%) SAN
6 1 (0.83%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 14 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (9.17%) Big Data
5 11 (9.17%) MySQL
6 10 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (5.00%) BigTable
9 3 (2.50%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.50%) Parquet
10 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (24.17%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.33%) Jenkins
2 22 (18.33%) Maven
3 18 (15.00%) Subversion
4 11 (9.17%) JUnit
5 10 (8.33%) Ant
6 9 (7.50%) GoCD
6 9 (7.50%) Grunt
6 9 (7.50%) gulp
7 8 (6.67%) Selenium
8 6 (5.00%) Eclipse
8 6 (5.00%) JIRA
8 6 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (5.00%) TestNG
8 6 (5.00%) WebDriver
9 5 (4.17%) Bugzilla
9 5 (4.17%) FogBugz
9 5 (4.17%) JBehave
9 5 (4.17%) RSpec
10 3 (2.50%) Artifactory
General
1 31 (25.83%) Finance
2 13 (10.83%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.50%) Games
4 8 (6.67%) Retail
5 7 (5.83%) Banking
6 6 (5.00%) Back Office
6 6 (5.00%) Marketing
7 5 (4.17%) Electronics
7 5 (4.17%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.50%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.50%) Publishing
9 1 (0.83%) Automotive
9 1 (0.83%) Law
9 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 63 (52.50%) Developer
2 18 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (10.83%) Ruby Developer
4 12 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 12 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 12 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 12 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 11 (9.17%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 7 (5.83%) Test Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Security Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.17%) PHP Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 23 (19.17%) .NET
3 22 (18.33%) Node.js
4 19 (15.83%) RESTful
5 18 (15.00%) ASP.NET
6 17 (14.17%) HTML
7 16 (13.33%) XML
8 15 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 15 (12.50%) CSS
9 12 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 12 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 12 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (10.00%) Code First Entity Framework
9 12 (10.00%) Entity Framework
9 12 (10.00%) REST
9 12 (10.00%) WCF
10 8 (6.67%) HTML5
11 7 (5.83%) Middleware
12 6 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.83%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.83%) Virtual Team
6 6 (5.00%) Derivative
6 6 (5.00%) Fixed Income
6 6 (5.00%) Market Risk
7 5 (4.17%) Data Centre
8 4 (3.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 3 (2.50%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (2.50%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.50%) RIA
10 2 (1.67%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.67%) Clustering
10 2 (1.67%) FMCG
10 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 41 (34.17%) Linux
2 21 (17.50%) Unix
3 15 (12.50%) Windows
4 10 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 9 (7.50%) Android
5 9 (7.50%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.50%) AIX
6 3 (2.50%) Solaris
7 2 (1.67%) Debian
7 2 (1.67%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.83%) CentOS
8 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (40.83%) TDD
3 37 (30.83%) BDD
4 29 (24.17%) Scrum
5 23 (19.17%) DevOps
5 23 (19.17%) MVC
6 22 (18.33%) Software Engineering
7 19 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (15.83%) OO
8 16 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (12.50%) Analytics
10 13 (10.83%) Unit Testing
11 12 (10.00%) Web Application Development
12 11 (9.17%) Open Source
13 10 (8.33%) Web Development
14 9 (7.50%) Kanban
15 8 (6.67%) Configuration Management
15 8 (6.67%) Mentoring
16 6 (5.00%) Complex Event Processing
16 6 (5.00%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 58 (48.33%) Java
1 58 (48.33%) JavaScript
2 56 (46.67%) Python
3 41 (34.17%) C#
4 29 (24.17%) SQL
5 25 (20.83%) Perl
6 19 (15.83%) C++
7 17 (14.17%) Bash Shell
8 12 (10.00%) PHP
9 8 (6.67%) PowerShell
10 6 (5.00%) XPath
11 5 (4.17%) C
12 4 (3.33%) Clojure
12 4 (3.33%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.50%) Smalltalk
13 3 (2.50%) SPARQL
13 3 (2.50%) VBScript
14 2 (1.67%) Korn
14 2 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (15.00%) Degree
2 5 (4.17%) ISEB
2 5 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.83%) CCIE
3 1 (0.83%) CCNA
3 1 (0.83%) CCNP
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.83%) CISSP
3 1 (0.83%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (10.00%) Docker
2 8 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.00%) XenApp
3 6 (5.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.83%) iptables
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.83%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (18.33%) Puppet
2 21 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (10.00%) Ansible
4 10 (8.33%) Capistrano
5 9 (7.50%) Mesos
6 3 (2.50%) Fluentd
6 3 (2.50%) Nagios
6 3 (2.50%) Nessus
6 3 (2.50%) QRadar
7 1 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) Packer
7 1 (0.83%) SCCM
7 1 (0.83%) SCOM
7 1 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (15.83%) VMware
2 8 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.00%) Citrix
4 5 (4.17%) SAP
5 4 (3.33%) Cisco
5 4 (3.33%) F5
5 4 (3.33%) Zend
6 3 (2.50%) ArcSight
6 3 (2.50%) CA
6 3 (2.50%) Juniper
6 3 (2.50%) Qualys
6 3 (2.50%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.50%) Sourcefire
6 3 (2.50%) Splunk
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle
8 1 (0.83%) Adobe
8 1 (0.83%) Apple
8 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.83%) Symantec
8 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
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