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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
UK / Scotland
Rank 65 96 94
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -2
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 68 62 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.01% 2.10% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.11% 4.12% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 48 49 61
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
1330 1504 1598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 58.93% 50.85% 52.97%
Number of salaries quoted 821 967 1103
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +38 46 £47,500 -5.00% 11
Glasgow +10 17 £55,000 +37.50%
Dundee +6 3 £41,500 +27.69% 2
Aberdeen - 1 £35,000 -
Angus - 1 - -
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 76 (67.26%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (59.29%) Java
3 58 (51.33%) JavaScript
4 54 (47.79%) Python
5 36 (31.86%) TDD
6 31 (27.43%) C#
6 31 (27.43%) Git (software)
7 30 (26.55%) HTML
7 30 (26.55%) CSS
8 28 (24.78%) Software Engineering
9 27 (23.89%) Finance
10 26 (23.01%) Linux
11 25 (22.12%) NoSQL
12 24 (21.24%) Docker
13 23 (20.35%) C++
14 22 (19.47%) Ruby on Rails
15 21 (18.58%) Web Development
15 21 (18.58%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (18.58%) Puppet
15 21 (18.58%) AngularJS
16 20 (17.70%) Jenkins
16 20 (17.70%) .NET
17 19 (16.81%) Windows
17 19 (16.81%) Opscode Chef
18 18 (15.93%) DevOps
18 18 (15.93%) SQL Server
18 18 (15.93%) BDD
18 18 (15.93%) Node.js
19 17 (15.04%) Web Application Development
19 17 (15.04%) Amazon AWS

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 7 (6.19%) Apache
1 7 (6.19%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.31%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.54%) Apache Pig
3 4 (3.54%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.65%) CMS
5 2 (1.77%) JBoss
5 2 (1.77%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.88%) Confluence
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.04%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.73%) IaaS
3 10 (8.85%) SaaS
4 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (7.96%) PaaS
5 6 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (5.31%) Amazon S3
5 6 (5.31%) Google Analytics
6 5 (4.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (4.42%) GitHub
6 5 (4.42%) Slack
7 3 (2.65%) DigitalOcean
7 3 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.77%) G Suite
9 1 (0.88%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.19%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.77%) NAS
2 2 (1.77%) SAN
3 1 (0.88%) Broadband
3 1 (0.88%) DNS
3 1 (0.88%) DVB
3 1 (0.88%) Firewall
3 1 (0.88%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) LAN
3 1 (0.88%) VPN
3 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.12%) NoSQL
2 18 (15.93%) SQL Server
3 14 (12.39%) Relational Database
4 13 (11.50%) MySQL
5 11 (9.73%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (5.31%) Big Data
6 6 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.54%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.54%) Flink
7 4 (3.54%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (27.43%) Git (software)
2 20 (17.70%) Jenkins
3 11 (9.73%) Maven
3 11 (9.73%) Subversion
4 5 (4.42%) Ant
4 5 (4.42%) Grunt
4 5 (4.42%) gulp
4 5 (4.42%) Travis CI
5 4 (3.54%) GoCD
6 3 (2.65%) JIRA
6 3 (2.65%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.77%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.77%) GCC
7 2 (1.77%) JUnit
8 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.88%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.88%) Gradle
8 1 (0.88%) NuGet
8 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (23.89%) Finance
2 16 (14.16%) Banking
3 15 (13.27%) Games
4 9 (7.96%) Investment Banking
5 8 (7.08%) Telecoms
6 6 (5.31%) Retail
7 5 (4.42%) Marketing
8 2 (1.77%) Electronics
8 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.77%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (53.98%) Developer
2 18 (15.93%) Software Engineer
3 13 (11.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (11.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 12 (10.62%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.73%) .NET Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Python Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Senior Python Developer
7 8 (7.08%) Ruby Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Digital Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Tester
10 3 (2.65%) Java Engineer
10 3 (2.65%) Manual Tester
10 3 (2.65%) Security Tester
10 3 (2.65%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.65%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.55%) CSS
1 30 (26.55%) HTML
2 22 (19.47%) Ruby on Rails
3 21 (18.58%) AngularJS
4 20 (17.70%) .NET
5 18 (15.93%) Node.js
6 15 (13.27%) RESTful
7 12 (10.62%) ASP.NET
8 11 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 11 (9.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (9.73%) React
8 11 (9.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (9.73%) WCF
9 10 (8.85%) .NET Framework
9 10 (8.85%) Code First Entity Framework
9 10 (8.85%) Entity Framework
9 10 (8.85%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (7.08%) REST
11 5 (4.42%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.42%) Algorithms
2 5 (4.42%) Blog
2 5 (4.42%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (4.42%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.42%) User Experience
3 4 (3.54%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.54%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.65%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.65%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.65%) Replication
5 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.77%) Fintech
5 2 (1.77%) Social Media
6 1 (0.88%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (0.88%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Physics
6 1 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.01%) Linux
2 19 (16.81%) Windows
3 7 (6.19%) Android
3 7 (6.19%) Unix
4 6 (5.31%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.54%) CentOS
5 4 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.54%) Solaris
6 3 (2.65%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.77%) VMS
7 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) SUSE
8 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (67.26%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.86%) TDD
3 28 (24.78%) Software Engineering
4 21 (18.58%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (18.58%) Web Development
5 18 (15.93%) BDD
5 18 (15.93%) DevOps
6 17 (15.04%) Web Application Development
7 15 (13.27%) Analytics
7 15 (13.27%) Configuration Management
8 14 (12.39%) MVC
9 11 (9.73%) Open Source
10 10 (8.85%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (8.85%) OO
10 10 (8.85%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.96%) Microservices
12 8 (7.08%) Mentoring
13 7 (6.19%) High Availability
13 7 (6.19%) Scrum
14 6 (5.31%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 67 (59.29%) Java
2 58 (51.33%) JavaScript
3 54 (47.79%) Python
4 31 (27.43%) C#
5 23 (20.35%) C++
6 17 (15.04%) Perl
7 16 (14.16%) Bash Shell
8 13 (11.50%) PHP
9 9 (7.96%) Clojure
10 5 (4.42%) C
11 4 (3.54%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (3.54%) Erlang
11 4 (3.54%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.54%) VB
12 2 (1.77%) Elixir
12 2 (1.77%) Lua
12 2 (1.77%) Smalltalk
13 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.88%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 17 (15.04%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) CREST Certified
3 2 (1.77%) NCDA
3 2 (1.77%) NCIE
3 2 (1.77%) VCAP
3 2 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
1 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (21.24%) Docker
2 7 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.42%) vSphere
4 4 (3.54%) Apache Flume
4 4 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.77%) vCloud
5 2 (1.77%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.88%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.88%) Xen
6 1 (0.88%) XenApp
6 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (18.58%) Puppet
2 19 (16.81%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.96%) Ansible
3 9 (7.96%) Mesos
4 6 (5.31%) Capistrano
5 5 (4.42%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.77%) Terraform
6 2 (1.77%) vRealize
6 2 (1.77%) yum
7 1 (0.88%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (10.62%) VMware
2 11 (9.73%) Google
3 4 (3.54%) Oracle
3 4 (3.54%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.54%) Splunk
4 3 (2.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.65%) Perforce
4 3 (2.65%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.77%) Alterian
5 2 (1.77%) NetApp
5 2 (1.77%) SAP
6 1 (0.88%) Citrix
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