Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 81 94
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 73 56 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.70% 2.40% 2.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.50% 4.84% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 46 38 42
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £27,850
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.51% +8.13% -

Ruby is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1622 1156 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 60.05% 49.57% 42.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1021 809 853
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +11.11% +1.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,680 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £59,550
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Edinburgh

Ruby
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Edinburgh

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 41 (56.16%) Python
2 36 (49.32%) Java
3 29 (39.73%) JavaScript
4 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (28.77%) Software Engineering
6 19 (26.03%) Ruby on Rails
6 19 (26.03%) PHP
6 19 (26.03%) Linux
7 18 (24.66%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (23.29%) Puppet
8 17 (23.29%) C#
9 16 (21.92%) HTML
9 16 (21.92%) CSS
9 16 (21.92%) Web Application Development
10 15 (20.55%) Node.js
10 15 (20.55%) Git (software)
10 15 (20.55%) Windows
10 15 (20.55%) .NET
10 15 (20.55%) TDD
11 14 (19.18%) Mentoring
12 13 (17.81%) Solaris
13 12 (16.44%) RESTful
13 12 (16.44%) AngularJS
13 12 (16.44%) Ansible
14 11 (15.07%) Bash Shell
14 11 (15.07%) NoSQL
15 10 (13.70%) MVC
15 10 (13.70%) Configuration Management
15 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
15 10 (13.70%) C++

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 8 (10.96%) Apache
2 6 (8.22%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.85%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.74%) CMS
4 2 (2.74%) JBoss
5 1 (1.37%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.48%) SaaS
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.85%) Internet
3 2 (2.74%) Firewall
3 2 (2.74%) VPN
4 1 (1.37%) SAN
4 1 (1.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) NoSQL
2 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (6.85%) MySQL
5 4 (5.48%) Big Data
6 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (20.55%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.22%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.48%) Maven
4 2 (2.74%) Ant
4 2 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.74%) HttpUnit
4 2 (2.74%) Hudson
4 2 (2.74%) JMeter
4 2 (2.74%) JUnit
4 2 (2.74%) Selenium
4 2 (2.74%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.74%) Subversion
4 2 (2.74%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.74%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (9.59%) Marketing
2 6 (8.22%) Games
3 2 (2.74%) Finance
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) Developer
2 11 (15.07%) Software Engineer
3 10 (13.70%) Senior Developer
4 9 (12.33%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Manual Tester
5 7 (9.59%) Security Tester
5 7 (9.59%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Tester
6 6 (8.22%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) UI Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Administrator
7 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.85%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Instructor
8 4 (5.48%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.03%) Ruby on Rails
2 16 (21.92%) CSS
2 16 (21.92%) HTML
3 15 (20.55%) .NET
3 15 (20.55%) Node.js
4 12 (16.44%) AngularJS
4 12 (16.44%) RESTful
5 10 (13.70%) jQuery
6 9 (12.33%) .NET Framework
6 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET
6 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (12.33%) Code First Entity Framework
6 9 (12.33%) Entity Framework
6 9 (12.33%) WCF
7 6 (8.22%) Flash
7 6 (8.22%) J2EE
7 6 (8.22%) React
8 5 (6.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Algorithms
1 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.11%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.11%) Fintech
2 3 (4.11%) User Experience
3 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Replication
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.03%) Linux
2 15 (20.55%) Windows
3 13 (17.81%) Solaris
4 6 (8.22%) Unix
5 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.74%) CentOS
6 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.37%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.77%) Software Engineering
3 16 (21.92%) Web Application Development
4 15 (20.55%) TDD
5 14 (19.18%) Mentoring
6 10 (13.70%) BDD
6 10 (13.70%) Configuration Management
6 10 (13.70%) DevOps
6 10 (13.70%) MVC
7 8 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.59%) OO
8 7 (9.59%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (9.59%) Security Testing
9 6 (8.22%) Wireframes
10 5 (6.85%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (6.85%) Open Source
11 4 (5.48%) Front End Development
11 4 (5.48%) High Availability
11 4 (5.48%) OOP
11 4 (5.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.16%) Python
2 36 (49.32%) Java
3 29 (39.73%) JavaScript
4 19 (26.03%) PHP
5 17 (23.29%) C#
6 11 (15.07%) Bash Shell
7 10 (13.70%) C++
7 10 (13.70%) Perl
8 7 (9.59%) C
8 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
8 7 (9.59%) VB
9 6 (8.22%) ActionScript
9 6 (8.22%) Objective-C
9 6 (8.22%) Scala
9 6 (8.22%) SQL
10 2 (2.74%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.37%) Clojure
11 1 (1.37%) Elixir
11 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.37%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) CREST Certified
2 3 (4.11%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.37%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.37%) PhD
4 1 (1.37%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Docker
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (24.66%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (23.29%) Puppet
3 12 (16.44%) Ansible
4 3 (4.11%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.11%) Nagios
5 2 (2.74%) Capistrano
5 2 (2.74%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (2.74%) Packer
5 2 (2.74%) Rundeck
5 2 (2.74%) Terraform
5 2 (2.74%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.11%) VMware
3 2 (2.74%) Alterian
3 2 (2.74%) F5
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle
3 2 (2.74%) Perforce
3 2 (2.74%) Progress
4 1 (1.37%) Apple
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft