Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 61 87
Rank change year-on-year -28 +26 +9
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 61 99 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.91% 4.37% 2.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.53% 6.97% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 44 48 31
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £35,225 £36,775 £32,500
90th Percentile £54,250 £55,750 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -4.49% +11.25%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,346 1,421 1,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 64.19% 62.79% 61.65%
Number of salaries quoted 964 922 678
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.28% +1.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £59,300
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Glasgow

Ruby
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Glasgow

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 49 (80.33%) Python
2 47 (77.05%) Java
3 46 (75.41%) C#
4 43 (70.49%) SQL
5 39 (63.93%) TDD
6 37 (60.66%) Test Automation
7 36 (59.02%) BDD
8 34 (55.74%) NoSQL
9 32 (52.46%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (52.46%) Finance
10 31 (50.82%) PostgreSQL
10 31 (50.82%) C++
10 31 (50.82%) OO
11 29 (47.54%) Apache Cassandra
12 28 (45.90%) Relational Database
12 28 (45.90%) Continuous Deployment
13 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (42.62%) Middleware
14 26 (42.62%) OOP
14 26 (42.62%) OOA/OOD
14 26 (42.62%) MQSeries
14 26 (42.62%) XML Schema
14 26 (42.62%) XML
14 26 (42.62%) Complex Event Processing
14 26 (42.62%) Unit Testing
14 26 (42.62%) System Testing
14 26 (42.62%) XPath
14 26 (42.62%) Refactoring
14 26 (42.62%) Domain Models
14 26 (42.62%) Virtual Team

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 26 (42.62%) MQSeries
2 5 (8.20%) Confluence
3 3 (4.92%) CloudStack
3 3 (4.92%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.28%) JBoss
4 2 (3.28%) nginx
4 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.64%) Jetty
5 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) npm
3 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.64%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (55.74%) NoSQL
2 31 (50.82%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (47.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 28 (45.90%) Relational Database
5 26 (42.62%) Bigtable
6 8 (13.11%) MySQL
7 5 (8.20%) MariaDB
7 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
8 4 (6.56%) MongoDB
8 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (4.92%) Big Data
10 2 (3.28%) Redis
11 1 (1.64%) Couchbase
11 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.48%) Cucumber
2 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.84%) JBehave
3 6 (9.84%) JIRA
3 6 (9.84%) JMeter
3 6 (9.84%) JUnit
3 6 (9.84%) SpecFlow
3 6 (9.84%) TeamCity
4 5 (8.20%) Appium
4 5 (8.20%) Calabash
4 5 (8.20%) Gatling
5 3 (4.92%) Subversion
6 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.28%) RubyMine
6 2 (3.28%) Selenium
6 2 (3.28%) webpack
7 1 (1.64%) gulp
7 1 (1.64%) Maven
General
1 32 (52.46%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) Java Engineer
2 26 (42.62%) Python Engineer
3 16 (26.23%) Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Software Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (8.20%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (6.56%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.28%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Tester
10 1 (1.64%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (42.62%) Middleware
1 26 (42.62%) XML
1 26 (42.62%) XML Schema
2 11 (18.03%) HTML
3 10 (16.39%) .NET
3 10 (16.39%) CSS
4 8 (13.11%) AngularJS
4 8 (13.11%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (11.48%) React
6 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET
6 6 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (8.20%) Django
7 5 (8.20%) jQuery
7 5 (8.20%) Laravel
7 5 (8.20%) Symfony
8 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (6.56%) Node.js
8 4 (6.56%) RESTful
8 4 (6.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (42.62%) Virtual Team
2 5 (8.20%) Fintech
3 4 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.92%) User Experience
5 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Linux
2 7 (11.48%) Unix
3 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (63.93%) TDD
2 37 (60.66%) Test Automation
3 36 (59.02%) BDD
4 32 (52.46%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (50.82%) OO
6 28 (45.90%) Continuous Deployment
7 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (42.62%) Complex Event Processing
8 26 (42.62%) Domain Models
8 26 (42.62%) OOA/OOD
8 26 (42.62%) OOP
8 26 (42.62%) Refactoring
8 26 (42.62%) System Testing
8 26 (42.62%) Unit Testing
9 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
10 9 (14.75%) MVC
10 9 (14.75%) Scrum
11 8 (13.11%) DevOps
12 7 (11.48%) Microservices
12 7 (11.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (80.33%) Python
2 47 (77.05%) Java
3 46 (75.41%) C#
4 43 (70.49%) SQL
5 31 (50.82%) C++
6 26 (42.62%) XPath
7 22 (36.07%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.20%) PHP
9 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
9 4 (6.56%) C
9 4 (6.56%) Java 8
9 4 (6.56%) Scala
10 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.28%) Clojure
11 2 (3.28%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.64%) Degree
1 1 (1.64%) ISEB
1 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) vSphere
1 3 (4.92%) Xen
1 3 (4.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Cobbler
1 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.92%) Puppet
1 3 (4.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) EnterpriseDB
3 2 (3.28%) Facebook
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.64%) Perforce
4 1 (1.64%) TIBCO