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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 71 74
Rank change year-on-year +20 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 51 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.10% 2.09% 1.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.55% 4.90% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 46 18 23
Median salary £38,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.93% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,700 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 779 510 630
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 62.62% 42.71% 45.29%
Number of salaries quoted 482 308 414
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Ruby as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 56 (46.67%) Web Application Development
2 55 (45.83%) Java
3 53 (44.17%) .NET
3 53 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (41.67%) NoSQL
5 45 (37.50%) TDD
6 44 (36.67%) Python
7 43 (35.83%) RESTful
8 42 (35.00%) C#
9 39 (32.50%) Node.js
10 38 (31.67%) Git (software)
10 38 (31.67%) Ruby on Rails
11 37 (30.83%) BDD
12 35 (29.17%) SQL Server
13 34 (28.33%) ASP.NET
13 34 (28.33%) MVC
13 34 (28.33%) .NET Framework
13 34 (28.33%) WCF
13 34 (28.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 34 (28.33%) Entity Framework
13 34 (28.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 34 (28.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 34 (28.33%) Code First Entity Framework
14 30 (25.00%) JavaScript
15 28 (23.33%) SQL Server 2016
16 25 (20.83%) PHP
17 21 (17.50%) Linux
18 20 (16.67%) Windows
18 20 (16.67%) Solaris
18 20 (16.67%) 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 18 (15.00%) Apache
2 17 (14.17%) CMS
3 13 (10.83%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.67%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.83%) JBoss
6 1 (0.83%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.83%) SaaS
2 7 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (41.67%) NoSQL
2 35 (29.17%) SQL Server
3 28 (23.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 15 (12.50%) MySQL
5 13 (10.83%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (4.17%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.17%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.83%) Big Data
10 1 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (31.67%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.17%) Jenkins
2 17 (14.17%) Maven
3 15 (12.50%) Subversion
4 6 (5.00%) JUnit
5 5 (4.17%) Ant
5 5 (4.17%) HttpUnit
5 5 (4.17%) JMeter
6 3 (2.50%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.83%) Selenium
7 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (15.83%) Marketing
2 10 (8.33%) Games
3 2 (1.67%) Finance
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (60.00%) Developer
2 34 (28.33%) .NET Developer
3 20 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 16 (13.33%) Manual Tester
4 16 (13.33%) Security Tester
4 16 (13.33%) Tester
5 15 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 14 (11.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 14 (11.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 14 (11.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (11.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (11.67%) C# Developer
7 11 (9.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) Instructor
12 4 (3.33%) Administrator
12 4 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (44.17%) .NET
2 43 (35.83%) RESTful
3 39 (32.50%) Node.js
4 38 (31.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 34 (28.33%) .NET Framework
5 34 (28.33%) ASP.NET
5 34 (28.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 34 (28.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 34 (28.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 34 (28.33%) Code First Entity Framework
5 34 (28.33%) Entity Framework
5 34 (28.33%) WCF
6 19 (15.83%) Hibernate
6 19 (15.83%) Spring
7 16 (13.33%) J2EE
8 14 (11.67%) CSS
9 13 (10.83%) AngularJS
10 12 (10.00%) HTML
10 12 (10.00%) JSP
10 12 (10.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) Enterprise Software
1 14 (11.67%) Mobile App
2 13 (10.83%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.83%) User Experience
4 4 (3.33%) Social Media
5 3 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.67%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.83%) VLE
7 1 (0.83%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.50%) Linux
2 20 (16.67%) Solaris
2 20 (16.67%) Windows
3 18 (15.00%) Apple iOS
4 13 (10.83%) Android
5 4 (3.33%) Unix
6 1 (0.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (46.67%) Web Application Development
2 53 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (37.50%) TDD
4 37 (30.83%) BDD
5 34 (28.33%) MVC
6 18 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 17 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (14.17%) iOS Development
8 16 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (13.33%) Security Testing
9 12 (10.00%) Android Development
10 9 (7.50%) Front End Development
11 8 (6.67%) OO
11 8 (6.67%) Web Development
12 6 (5.00%) Mentoring
12 6 (5.00%) Open Source
13 5 (4.17%) DevOps
13 5 (4.17%) OOP
13 5 (4.17%) Separation of Concerns
13 5 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 55 (45.83%) Java
2 44 (36.67%) Python
3 42 (35.00%) C#
4 30 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 25 (20.83%) PHP
6 20 (16.67%) C++
7 19 (15.83%) Perl
8 17 (14.17%) Bash Shell
9 16 (13.33%) C
9 16 (13.33%) VB
10 7 (5.83%) Scala
11 6 (5.00%) SQL
12 4 (3.33%) CoffeeScript
12 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.83%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.83%) Clojure
13 1 (0.83%) Haskell
13 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (13.33%) CREST Certified
2 11 (9.17%) Degree
3 9 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (9.17%) Puppet
2 10 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.83%) Ansible
4 1 (0.83%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.83%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.83%) yum
Vendors
1 18 (15.00%) Red Hat
2 16 (13.33%) Alterian
3 6 (5.00%) Oracle
4 3 (2.50%) VMware
5 1 (0.83%) F5
5 1 (0.83%) Google
5 1 (0.83%) Perforce
5 1 (0.83%) Progress
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