The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 94 96 121
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +25
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 67 68 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.26% 2.19% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.60% 4.21% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 46 59 42
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £53,600 £48,187
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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
1455 1615 1839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.06% 51.98% 55.01%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1087 1212
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 2016.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Scotland

Ruby
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -20 37 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Edinburgh -6 20 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Dundee -7 10 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 99 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (48.25%) Java
3 68 (47.55%) C#
3 68 (47.55%) Python
4 61 (42.66%) TDD
5 54 (37.76%) Linux
6 51 (35.66%) Perl
7 48 (33.57%) Git (software)
8 45 (31.47%) Open Source
9 43 (30.07%) DevOps
10 42 (29.37%) OO
11 40 (27.97%) BDD
12 39 (27.27%) NoSQL
13 38 (26.57%) .NET
14 37 (25.87%) JavaScript
14 37 (25.87%) Degree
14 37 (25.87%) Puppet
15 36 (25.17%) Configuration Management
15 36 (25.17%) PostgreSQL
16 35 (24.48%) High Availability
17 33 (23.08%) Bash Shell
18 30 (20.98%) Scrum
18 30 (20.98%) MVC
18 30 (20.98%) SQL Server
18 30 (20.98%) Google
19 29 (20.28%) Spring
19 29 (20.28%) ASP.NET
19 29 (20.28%) Jenkins
20 28 (19.58%) Node.js
20 28 (19.58%) SQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 28 (19.58%) Node.js
2 27 (18.88%) Tomcat
3 25 (17.48%) Apache
4 11 (7.69%) MQSeries
5 7 (4.90%) IIS
5 7 (4.90%) Jetty
5 7 (4.90%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.80%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.40%) CMS
7 2 (1.40%) JBoss
7 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.70%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (16.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (9.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (6.99%) DigitalOcean
4 9 (6.29%) SaaS
5 6 (4.20%) Heroku
6 5 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.80%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.40%) GitHub
9 1 (0.70%) Engine Yard
9 1 (0.70%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.70%) IaaS
9 1 (0.70%) Office 365
9 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.59%) Firewall
2 4 (2.80%) HTTP
2 4 (2.80%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (2.80%) Network Security
3 2 (1.40%) SAN
3 2 (1.40%) Wireless
4 1 (0.70%) DHCP
4 1 (0.70%) DNS
4 1 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.70%) Internet
4 1 (0.70%) NAS
4 1 (0.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 36 (25.17%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (20.98%) SQL Server
4 25 (17.48%) MySQL
5 16 (11.19%) SQL Server 2014
6 15 (10.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (8.39%) Relational Database
8 11 (7.69%) BigTable
9 6 (4.20%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.80%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.70%) Big Data
11 1 (0.70%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 48 (33.57%) Git (software)
2 29 (20.28%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.39%) Maven
4 11 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (6.99%) JIRA
6 7 (4.90%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.90%) Gradle
6 7 (4.90%) Selenium
6 7 (4.90%) Visual Studio
7 6 (4.20%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.50%) Subversion
8 5 (3.50%) Vagrant
9 4 (2.80%) MSBuild
9 4 (2.80%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (2.10%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.10%) JUnit
10 3 (2.10%) Mockito
10 3 (2.10%) RSpec
10 3 (2.10%) TestNG
11 1 (0.70%) Ant
General
1 25 (17.48%) Finance
2 16 (11.19%) Banking
3 11 (7.69%) Back Office
4 9 (6.29%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.20%) Marketing
6 4 (2.80%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.70%) Games
8 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 85 (59.44%) Developer
2 36 (25.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (13.99%) .NET Developer
4 16 (11.19%) Social Media Developer
5 13 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
5 13 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 11 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 10 (6.99%) Analyst
7 10 (6.99%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (6.99%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.99%) Python Developer
7 10 (6.99%) Ruby Developer
7 10 (6.99%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.29%) Administrator
8 9 (6.29%) Software Test Engineer
8 9 (6.29%) Test Engineer
8 9 (6.29%) Tester
9 7 (4.90%) Software Tester
9 7 (4.90%) Software Testing Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.57%) .NET
2 29 (20.28%) ASP.NET
2 29 (20.28%) Spring
3 24 (16.78%) XML
4 22 (15.38%) RESTful
5 19 (13.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (11.89%) Web Services
7 16 (11.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 16 (11.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (11.19%) ELK Stack
7 16 (11.19%) Ruby on Rails
7 16 (11.19%) WCF
8 14 (9.79%) Middleware
9 13 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (8.39%) CSS
11 11 (7.69%) XML Schema
12 10 (6.99%) HTML
12 10 (6.99%) REST
13 9 (6.29%) AngularJS
13 9 (6.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.69%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.19%) BBC
2 16 (11.19%) Social Media
3 13 (9.09%) Derivative
3 13 (9.09%) Fixed Income
4 11 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (7.69%) Market Risk
5 10 (6.99%) Replication
6 7 (4.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 7 (4.90%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.20%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.20%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (2.10%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.10%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.40%) Clustering
10 2 (1.40%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.40%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 54 (37.76%) Linux
2 20 (13.99%) Windows
3 10 (6.99%) Unix
4 8 (5.59%) Android
5 7 (4.90%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.80%) VMS
7 3 (2.10%) CentOS
7 3 (2.10%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.40%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.40%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.40%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.70%) AIX
9 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (42.66%) TDD
3 45 (31.47%) Open Source
4 43 (30.07%) DevOps
5 42 (29.37%) OO
6 40 (27.97%) BDD
7 36 (25.17%) Configuration Management
8 35 (24.48%) High Availability
9 30 (20.98%) MVC
9 30 (20.98%) Scrum
10 23 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (13.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (13.29%) Software Engineering
11 19 (13.29%) Unit Testing
12 18 (12.59%) Analytics
12 18 (12.59%) Web Application Development
13 14 (9.79%) System Testing
14 13 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
14 13 (9.09%) Refactoring
14 13 (9.09%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 69 (48.25%) Java
2 68 (47.55%) C#
2 68 (47.55%) Python
3 51 (35.66%) Perl
4 37 (25.87%) JavaScript
5 33 (23.08%) Bash Shell
6 28 (19.58%) SQL
7 20 (13.99%) C++
8 17 (11.89%) Korn
9 16 (11.19%) Scala
10 14 (9.79%) PHP
11 11 (7.69%) XPath
12 8 (5.59%) Smalltalk
13 7 (4.90%) CoffeeScript
14 6 (4.20%) PowerShell
15 5 (3.50%) Shell Script
16 4 (2.80%) SPARQL
17 3 (2.10%) C
18 1 (0.70%) Tcl
18 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (25.87%) Degree
2 1 (0.70%) CCIE
2 1 (0.70%) CCNA
2 1 (0.70%) CCNP
2 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.70%) CISSP
2 1 (0.70%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) QA
System Software
1 18 (12.59%) Docker
2 3 (2.10%) LXC
3 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.70%) Firmware
4 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.70%) vSphere
4 1 (0.70%) XenApp
4 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (25.87%) Puppet
2 20 (13.99%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (11.89%) Graphite
3 17 (11.89%) Nagios
4 16 (11.19%) Opsview
5 8 (5.59%) Ansible
6 6 (4.20%) Capistrano
7 4 (2.80%) Packer
8 1 (0.70%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.70%) Icinga
8 1 (0.70%) Munin
8 1 (0.70%) SCCM
8 1 (0.70%) SCOM
8 1 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 30 (20.98%) Google
2 22 (15.38%) Cisco
3 21 (14.69%) F5
4 20 (13.99%) Microsoft
5 17 (11.89%) Apple
6 16 (11.19%) Facebook
6 16 (11.19%) Sony
6 16 (11.19%) Yahoo!
7 10 (6.99%) Oracle
7 10 (6.99%) Rackspace
8 7 (4.90%) Cegedim Rx
9 4 (2.80%) Juniper
9 4 (2.80%) Sourcefire
10 2 (1.40%) Alterian
10 2 (1.40%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.40%) VMware
11 1 (0.70%) CA
11 1 (0.70%) Perforce
11 1 (0.70%) Symantec
11 1 (0.70%) TIBCO
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