Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 100 76
Rank change year-on-year +44 -24 +9
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 98 50 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.36% 1.99% 2.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.36% 3.83% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 43 26 60
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +45.57% -21.00%
10th Percentile £33,800 £38,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £49,250 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year -1.50% +23.46% -14.74%

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 1,332 1,307 1,649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 59.25% 52.09% 61.30%
Number of salaries quoted 765 821 1,011
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 21 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 79 (80.61%) Python
2 72 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (51.02%) Azure
4 48 (48.98%) DevOps
5 45 (45.92%) Microsoft
5 45 (45.92%) Finance
5 45 (45.92%) JavaScript
6 39 (39.80%) Linux
7 35 (35.71%) SQL
8 31 (31.63%) .NET
8 31 (31.63%) PowerShell
9 30 (30.61%) Windows
10 29 (29.59%) Scrum
11 28 (28.57%) SDLC
12 27 (27.55%) Public Cloud
12 27 (27.55%) Apache Ivy
12 27 (27.55%) Fintech
12 27 (27.55%) Micro Focus
12 27 (27.55%) Ant
12 27 (27.55%) Visual Studio
12 27 (27.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 27 (27.55%) Release Management
13 22 (22.45%) Process Improvement
14 21 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
14 21 (21.43%) Terraform
14 21 (21.43%) Java
14 21 (21.43%) Software Engineering
14 21 (21.43%) Test Automation
14 21 (21.43%) AWS
14 21 (21.43%) Bash Shell

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 2 (2.04%) Drupal
1 2 (2.04%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 50 (51.02%) Azure
2 21 (21.43%) AWS
3 16 (16.33%) Azure Stack
3 16 (16.33%) GCP
3 16 (16.33%) IBM Cloud
4 11 (11.22%) Serverless
5 7 (7.14%) GitHub
5 7 (7.14%) SaaS
6 4 (4.08%) Trello
7 3 (3.06%) G Suite
8 2 (2.04%) npm
8 2 (2.04%) PaaS
9 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) DHCP
1 1 (1.02%) DNS
1 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.18%) MySQL
2 5 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.04%) Redis
4 1 (1.02%) Big Data
4 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (27.55%) Ant
1 27 (27.55%) Apache Ivy
1 27 (27.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 27 (27.55%) Visual Studio
2 12 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.14%) Selenium
4 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.12%) WebDriver
5 5 (5.10%) RSpec
6 3 (3.06%) Appium
6 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.06%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.06%) Subversion
7 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.04%) JMeter
7 2 (2.04%) RubyMine
8 1 (1.02%) JUnit
8 1 (1.02%) MSTest
8 1 (1.02%) NUnit
8 1 (1.02%) Protractor
General
1 45 (45.92%) Finance
2 19 (19.39%) Banking
3 16 (16.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.04%) Marketing
5 1 (1.02%) Games
5 1 (1.02%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 29 (29.59%) Cloud Engineer
2 26 (26.53%) Developer
3 21 (21.43%) Senior DevOps
4 20 (20.41%) Senior Developer
5 17 (17.35%) DevOps Developer
5 17 (17.35%) Senior Software Developer
5 17 (17.35%) Software Developer
5 17 (17.35%) Software Engineer
6 12 (12.24%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 10 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (8.16%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Cloud Specialist
9 4 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) Engineering Manager
10 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.63%) .NET
2 20 (20.41%) Ruby on Rails
3 13 (13.27%) Web Services
4 12 (12.24%) React
5 10 (10.20%) AngularJS
6 7 (7.14%) CSS
6 7 (7.14%) HTML
7 5 (5.10%) Node.js
7 5 (5.10%) RESTful
8 4 (4.08%) jQuery
8 4 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (4.08%) Vue.js
9 3 (3.06%) CSS3
9 3 (3.06%) GraphQL
9 3 (3.06%) Redux
9 3 (3.06%) Sass
9 3 (3.06%) Spring
10 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.04%) Django
10 2 (2.04%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.55%) Public Cloud
2 16 (16.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (11.22%) Cloud Native
4 5 (5.10%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.08%) User Experience
6 3 (3.06%) Blog
6 3 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (39.80%) Linux
2 30 (30.61%) Windows
3 11 (11.22%) Windows Server
4 9 (9.18%) Unix
5 6 (6.12%) CentOS
6 4 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.04%) Debian
7 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.02%) Android
8 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (48.98%) DevOps
3 29 (29.59%) Scrum
4 28 (28.57%) SDLC
5 27 (27.55%) Fintech
5 27 (27.55%) Release Management
6 22 (22.45%) Process Improvement
7 21 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 21 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 20 (20.41%) TDD
9 19 (19.39%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (16.33%) Artificial Intelligence
10 16 (16.33%) Break/Fix
10 16 (16.33%) Fraud Detection
10 16 (16.33%) Infrastructure as Code
10 16 (16.33%) Network Virtualisation
10 16 (16.33%) Programme Delivery
11 14 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 13 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (12.24%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 79 (80.61%) Python
2 45 (45.92%) JavaScript
3 35 (35.71%) SQL
4 31 (31.63%) PowerShell
5 21 (21.43%) Bash Shell
5 21 (21.43%) Java
6 16 (16.33%) Groovy
7 9 (9.18%) PHP
8 7 (7.14%) Perl
9 6 (6.12%) C#
10 3 (3.06%) C++
10 3 (3.06%) ES6
11 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.04%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.04%) VBScript
12 1 (1.02%) C
12 1 (1.02%) Go
12 1 (1.02%) R
12 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.02%) CREST Certified
1 1 (1.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.35%) QA
System Software
1 20 (20.41%) Docker
2 2 (2.04%) vCloud
2 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (21.43%) Terraform
2 6 (6.12%) Puppet
3 3 (3.06%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.04%) Ansible
4 2 (2.04%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.02%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 45 (45.92%) Microsoft
2 27 (27.55%) Micro Focus
3 16 (16.33%) Google
3 16 (16.33%) IBM
4 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.02%) Splunk
5 1 (1.02%) Xamarin