Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 87 95
Rank change year-on-year +25 +8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 116 57 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.03% 2.50% 2.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.58% 3.71% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 91 34 40
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +30.14%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £38,375
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +18.75%

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 1,531 1,535 1,504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 66.45% 67.30% 61.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,134 898 719
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £32,288 £30,750 £28,450
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 83 (71.55%) TDD
2 81 (69.83%) C#
3 79 (68.10%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (65.52%) NoSQL
5 74 (63.79%) BDD
6 68 (58.62%) Python
7 55 (47.41%) Java
8 51 (43.97%) Git (software)
9 46 (39.66%) SQL
10 45 (38.79%) .NET
11 43 (37.07%) SQL Server
12 42 (36.21%) ASP.NET
12 42 (36.21%) MVC
12 42 (36.21%) WCF
12 42 (36.21%) RESTful
12 42 (36.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 42 (36.21%) Node.js
12 42 (36.21%) Web Application Development
12 42 (36.21%) ASP.NET Web API
12 42 (36.21%) SQL Server 2016
12 42 (36.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 37 (31.90%) Test Automation
14 36 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (28.45%) C++
16 30 (25.86%) OO
16 30 (25.86%) Relational Database
16 30 (25.86%) Continuous Deployment
17 27 (23.28%) OOP
17 27 (23.28%) Finance
17 27 (23.28%) System Testing

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 24 (20.69%) MQSeries
2 9 (7.76%) Confluence
3 8 (6.90%) JBoss
3 8 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.03%) Jetty
4 7 (6.03%) WebLogic
5 6 (5.17%) CloudStack
5 6 (5.17%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.86%) Apache
7 1 (0.86%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.86%) GitHub
3 1 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.86%) Heroku
3 1 (0.86%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (65.52%) NoSQL
2 43 (37.07%) SQL Server
3 42 (36.21%) SQL Server 2016
4 30 (25.86%) Relational Database
5 26 (22.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 24 (20.69%) Bigtable
6 24 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (7.76%) MongoDB
8 8 (6.90%) Hadoop
9 7 (6.03%) Couchbase
9 7 (6.03%) Redis
10 6 (5.17%) Riak
11 4 (3.45%) Big Data
12 2 (1.72%) Data Lake
12 2 (1.72%) MySQL
12 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.86%) HBase
13 1 (0.86%) IBM BigInsights
Development Applications
1 51 (43.97%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.93%) Cucumber
2 15 (12.93%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.62%) JIRA
3 10 (8.62%) TeamCity
4 8 (6.90%) JBehave
4 8 (6.90%) JMeter
4 8 (6.90%) JUnit
4 8 (6.90%) Selenium
4 8 (6.90%) SpecFlow
5 7 (6.03%) Appium
5 7 (6.03%) Gatling
6 6 (5.17%) Calabash
6 6 (5.17%) FitNesse
6 6 (5.17%) Vagrant
7 5 (4.31%) Subversion
8 3 (2.59%) GoCD
9 2 (1.72%) Codeship
9 2 (1.72%) Maven
10 1 (0.86%) webpack
General
1 27 (23.28%) Finance
2 19 (16.38%) Advertising
3 2 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Front Office
4 1 (0.86%) Games
4 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (50.00%) Developer
2 42 (36.21%) .NET Developer
3 12 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (10.34%) Java Engineer
3 12 (10.34%) Programmer
3 12 (10.34%) Python Engineer
3 12 (10.34%) Python Programmer
4 9 (7.76%) Java Developer
5 6 (5.17%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (4.31%) Software Developer
7 4 (3.45%) Technical Leader
8 3 (2.59%) Analyst
8 3 (2.59%) Automation Tester
8 3 (2.59%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (2.59%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.59%) Software Engineer
8 3 (2.59%) Test Analyst
8 3 (2.59%) Tester
9 2 (1.72%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (1.72%) Senior Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (38.79%) .NET
2 42 (36.21%) ASP.NET
2 42 (36.21%) ASP.NET MVC
2 42 (36.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 42 (36.21%) ASP.NET Web API
2 42 (36.21%) Node.js
2 42 (36.21%) RESTful
2 42 (36.21%) WCF
3 24 (20.69%) Middleware
3 24 (20.69%) XML
3 24 (20.69%) XML Schema
4 19 (16.38%) .NET Framework
4 19 (16.38%) Code First Entity Framework
4 19 (16.38%) Entity Framework
5 10 (8.62%) HTML
6 7 (6.03%) Hibernate
6 7 (6.03%) Spring
7 6 (5.17%) HTML5
7 6 (5.17%) Kafka
7 6 (5.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.69%) Virtual Team
2 19 (16.38%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.72%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.72%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.69%) Linux
2 13 (11.21%) Unix
3 7 (6.03%) CentOS
3 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.31%) Windows
5 2 (1.72%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (71.55%) TDD
2 79 (68.10%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (63.79%) BDD
4 42 (36.21%) MVC
4 42 (36.21%) Web Application Development
5 37 (31.90%) Test Automation
6 36 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (25.86%) Continuous Deployment
7 30 (25.86%) OO
8 27 (23.28%) OOP
8 27 (23.28%) System Testing
9 24 (20.69%) Complex Event Processing
9 24 (20.69%) Domain Models
9 24 (20.69%) OOA/OOD
9 24 (20.69%) Refactoring
9 24 (20.69%) Unit Testing
10 23 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (17.24%) Scrum
12 15 (12.93%) DevOps
13 14 (12.07%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 81 (69.83%) C#
2 68 (58.62%) Python
3 55 (47.41%) Java
4 46 (39.66%) SQL
5 33 (28.45%) C++
6 24 (20.69%) XPath
7 23 (19.83%) Bash Shell
8 21 (18.10%) JavaScript
9 6 (5.17%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.45%) Clojure
10 4 (3.45%) Perl
10 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.45%) Scala
11 3 (2.59%) C
12 2 (1.72%) Groovy
12 2 (1.72%) Java 8
13 1 (0.86%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (0.86%) Degree
1 1 (0.86%) ISEB
1 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) GCP
System Software
1 9 (7.76%) Docker
2 6 (5.17%) vSphere
2 6 (5.17%) Xen
2 6 (5.17%) XenServer
3 2 (1.72%) vCloud
4 1 (0.86%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.86%) HDFS
4 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (17.24%) Puppet
2 18 (15.52%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (11.21%) Ansible
4 12 (10.34%) Cobbler
5 6 (5.17%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.72%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.72%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.86%) Nagios
7 1 (0.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (16.38%) Facebook
2 10 (8.62%) Oracle
3 6 (5.17%) EnterpriseDB
4 4 (3.45%) IBM
5 3 (2.59%) Informatica
5 3 (2.59%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.59%) VMware
6 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.86%) HP
7 1 (0.86%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.86%) Perforce
7 1 (0.86%) Tableau