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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 91 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 67 83 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.41% 2.54% 2.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.58% 5.11% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 46 56 79
Median salary £47,500 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.94% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
1464 1624 2003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.61% 49.63% 53.53%
Number of salaries quoted 885 988 1313
Median salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 August 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 26 August 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
Edinburgh +7 35 £50,000 +35.13% 3
Glasgow +17 30 £42,500 +19.71% 2
Dundee +7 2 £38,250 -4.37% 1
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 79 (64.23%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (49.59%) JavaScript
3 60 (48.78%) Java
3 60 (48.78%) Python
4 50 (40.65%) Linux
5 38 (30.89%) Finance
6 37 (30.08%) TDD
7 34 (27.64%) DevOps
8 33 (26.83%) BDD
9 32 (26.02%) C#
10 31 (25.20%) Git (software)
11 30 (24.39%) Puppet
11 30 (24.39%) Opscode Chef
12 28 (22.76%) Jenkins
13 27 (21.95%) Bash Shell
14 26 (21.14%) Perl
14 26 (21.14%) VMware
15 25 (20.33%) Scrum
15 25 (20.33%) SQL Server
16 24 (19.51%) Maven
16 24 (19.51%) Ruby on Rails
17 22 (17.89%) .NET
17 22 (17.89%) Node.js
18 21 (17.07%) SQL
18 21 (17.07%) HTML
18 21 (17.07%) MVC
18 21 (17.07%) Software Engineering
19 20 (16.26%) Subversion
19 20 (16.26%) Telecoms
19 20 (16.26%) Docker

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 5 (4.07%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.25%) Apache
3 3 (2.44%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.44%) SAS
4 2 (1.63%) CMS
4 2 (1.63%) IIS
4 2 (1.63%) nginx
5 1 (0.81%) Confluence
5 1 (0.81%) Drupal
5 1 (0.81%) JBoss
5 1 (0.81%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.69%) IaaS
2 7 (5.69%) PaaS
3 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.25%) SaaS
5 3 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.63%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.07%) Firewall
2 5 (4.07%) HTTP
2 5 (4.07%) LAN
2 5 (4.07%) WAN
3 3 (2.44%) FTP
3 3 (2.44%) Internet
3 3 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.44%) Network Security
3 3 (2.44%) SNMP
4 2 (1.63%) DNS
5 1 (0.81%) Broadband
5 1 (0.81%) DVB
5 1 (0.81%) SMTP
5 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.38%) NoSQL
3 13 (10.57%) Big Data
3 13 (10.57%) MySQL
4 12 (9.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.44%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.44%) Parquet
6 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (25.20%) Git (software)
2 28 (22.76%) Jenkins
3 24 (19.51%) Maven
4 20 (16.26%) Subversion
5 13 (10.57%) Ant
5 13 (10.57%) Grunt
5 13 (10.57%) gulp
6 12 (9.76%) GoCD
7 11 (8.94%) JUnit
8 7 (5.69%) Selenium
9 6 (4.88%) Bugzilla
9 6 (4.88%) JIRA
9 6 (4.88%) WebDriver
10 5 (4.07%) Eclipse
10 5 (4.07%) FogBugz
10 5 (4.07%) JBehave
10 5 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (4.07%) TestNG
11 4 (3.25%) RSpec
12 3 (2.44%) Artifactory
General
1 38 (30.89%) Finance
2 20 (16.26%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.94%) Games
3 11 (8.94%) Retail
4 8 (6.50%) Marketing
5 7 (5.69%) Electronics
5 7 (5.69%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.88%) Banking
7 3 (2.44%) Publishing
8 1 (0.81%) Automotive
8 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Law
8 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 58 (47.15%) Developer
2 28 (22.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (9.76%) .NET Developer
3 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 12 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
3 12 (9.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (9.76%) C# Developer
3 12 (9.76%) Ruby Developer
3 12 (9.76%) Senior Developer
3 12 (9.76%) Software Engineer
4 10 (8.13%) Java Developer
5 7 (5.69%) Java Engineer
5 7 (5.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (5.69%) Software Developer
6 6 (4.88%) Security Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.07%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 5 (4.07%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.51%) Ruby on Rails
2 22 (17.89%) .NET
2 22 (17.89%) Node.js
3 21 (17.07%) HTML
4 19 (15.45%) CSS
4 19 (15.45%) RESTful
5 17 (13.82%) ASP.NET
6 15 (12.20%) AngularJS
7 12 (9.76%) .NET Framework
7 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (9.76%) Code First Entity Framework
7 12 (9.76%) Entity Framework
7 12 (9.76%) WCF
8 11 (8.94%) REST
9 9 (7.32%) XML
10 7 (5.69%) HTML5
11 6 (4.88%) SOAP
11 6 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.25%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.25%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.44%) RIA
6 2 (1.63%) FMCG
6 2 (1.63%) Replication
7 1 (0.81%) Blog
7 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) Physics
7 1 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 50 (40.65%) Linux
2 18 (14.63%) Unix
2 18 (14.63%) Windows
3 10 (8.13%) Mac OS X
4 7 (5.69%) Android
4 7 (5.69%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.44%) AIX
5 3 (2.44%) CentOS
5 3 (2.44%) Solaris
6 2 (1.63%) Debian
6 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.81%) VMS
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (64.23%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.08%) TDD
3 34 (27.64%) DevOps
4 33 (26.83%) BDD
5 25 (20.33%) Scrum
6 21 (17.07%) MVC
6 21 (17.07%) Software Engineering
7 19 (15.45%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (11.38%) Configuration Management
10 12 (9.76%) Web Application Development
11 10 (8.13%) Analytics
11 10 (8.13%) Open Source
11 10 (8.13%) Web Development
12 9 (7.32%) Workflow
13 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (6.50%) OO
14 7 (5.69%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (5.69%) Integration Testing
14 7 (5.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (49.59%) JavaScript
2 60 (48.78%) Java
2 60 (48.78%) Python
3 32 (26.02%) C#
4 27 (21.95%) Bash Shell
5 26 (21.14%) Perl
6 21 (17.07%) SQL
7 16 (13.01%) C++
8 10 (8.13%) PHP
9 8 (6.50%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.07%) C
10 5 (4.07%) Clojure
11 4 (3.25%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (2.44%) VBScript
13 2 (1.63%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.63%) Erlang
13 2 (1.63%) Korn
13 2 (1.63%) Lua
13 2 (1.63%) Scala
13 2 (1.63%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 13 (10.57%) Degree
2 5 (4.07%) ISEB
2 5 (4.07%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.81%) CCIE
3 1 (0.81%) CCNA
3 1 (0.81%) CCNP
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.81%) CISSP
3 1 (0.81%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.81%) SDET
System Software
1 20 (16.26%) Docker
2 11 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.07%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.07%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.07%) XenApp
4 5 (4.07%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.44%) vSphere
6 1 (0.81%) iptables
6 1 (0.81%) OpenSSH
6 1 (0.81%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (24.39%) Opscode Chef
1 30 (24.39%) Puppet
2 14 (11.38%) Ansible
2 14 (11.38%) Capistrano
3 13 (10.57%) Mesos
4 3 (2.44%) Fluentd
4 3 (2.44%) Nagios
4 3 (2.44%) Nessus
4 3 (2.44%) QRadar
5 2 (1.63%) Packer
6 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.81%) Terraform
6 1 (0.81%) yum
Vendors
1 26 (21.14%) VMware
2 7 (5.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.69%) SAP
3 5 (4.07%) Citrix
4 4 (3.25%) Oracle
4 4 (3.25%) Zend
5 3 (2.44%) ArcSight
5 3 (2.44%) Cisco
5 3 (2.44%) F5
5 3 (2.44%) Google
5 3 (2.44%) Juniper
5 3 (2.44%) Qualys
5 3 (2.44%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.44%) Sourcefire
5 3 (2.44%) Splunk
6 2 (1.63%) CA
6 2 (1.63%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe
7 1 (0.81%) Perforce
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
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