Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 81 97
Rank change year-on-year +36 +16 -14
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 123 43 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.61% 2.26% 2.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.85% 3.69% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 68 29 40
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £34,775 £32,500 £29,875
90th Percentile £72,250 £70,000 £52,625
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 1,390 1,165 1,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 63.38% 61.28% 57.42%
Number of salaries quoted 928 665 871
Glasgow median annual salary £47,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,675 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,750 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 102 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (73.98%) Python
3 70 (56.91%) TDD
4 57 (46.34%) Java
5 50 (40.65%) BDD
5 50 (40.65%) NoSQL
6 49 (39.84%) Docker
7 45 (36.59%) Test Automation
8 43 (34.96%) Vagrant
9 42 (34.15%) JavaScript
10 40 (32.52%) Linux
10 40 (32.52%) Puppet
11 39 (31.71%) Opscode Chef
12 36 (29.27%) DevOps
12 36 (29.27%) C#
12 36 (29.27%) Scrum
13 35 (28.46%) Ansible
14 34 (27.64%) Amazon AWS
15 33 (26.83%) Cucumber
16 32 (26.02%) Bash Shell
16 32 (26.02%) Software Engineering
17 30 (24.39%) Selenium
17 30 (24.39%) HTML
18 29 (23.58%) Kanban
18 29 (23.58%) Git (software)
19 28 (22.76%) MVC
19 28 (22.76%) Configuration Management
20 27 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
20 27 (21.95%) Cobbler
21 26 (21.14%) Mentoring

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 (21.14%) JBoss
2 23 (18.70%) Jetty
2 23 (18.70%) Tomcat
2 23 (18.70%) WebLogic
3 20 (16.26%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.88%) Confluence
5 4 (3.25%) CloudStack
5 4 (3.25%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.81%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 34 (27.64%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.50%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (5.69%) OpenShift
5 6 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.63%) IaaS
6 2 (1.63%) PaaS
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.81%) Heroku
7 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.07%) Firewall
2 20 (16.26%) AMQP
3 2 (1.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (40.65%) NoSQL
2 25 (20.33%) MongoDB
3 24 (19.51%) SQL Server
4 23 (18.70%) Couchbase
4 23 (18.70%) Hadoop
4 23 (18.70%) Redis
4 23 (18.70%) Riak
4 23 (18.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 10 (8.13%) Big Data
6 7 (5.69%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.81%) MySQL
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (34.96%) Vagrant
2 33 (26.83%) Cucumber
3 30 (24.39%) Selenium
4 29 (23.58%) Git (software)
5 23 (18.70%) FitNesse
6 16 (13.01%) Jenkins
7 10 (8.13%) Maven
8 8 (6.50%) JIRA
8 8 (6.50%) JUnit
9 6 (4.88%) Gradle
9 6 (4.88%) JBehave
9 6 (4.88%) JMeter
10 4 (3.25%) TeamCity
10 4 (3.25%) WebDriver
11 3 (2.44%) Appium
11 3 (2.44%) Calabash
11 3 (2.44%) Gatling
11 3 (2.44%) SpecFlow
11 3 (2.44%) Subversion
12 2 (1.63%) PVCS
General
1 23 (18.70%) Advertising
2 6 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (1.63%) Finance
3 2 (1.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (56.91%) Developer
2 23 (18.70%) .NET Developer
3 22 (17.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (14.63%) Java Developer
5 16 (13.01%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (10.57%) Senior DevOps
6 13 (10.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 12 (9.76%) Software Developer
8 10 (8.13%) Senior Developer
9 8 (6.50%) Python Developer
9 8 (6.50%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) Test Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Ruby Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Software Test Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) Automation Tester
11 4 (3.25%) Development Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) Senior Ruby Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.39%) HTML
2 23 (18.70%) .NET
2 23 (18.70%) ASP.NET
2 23 (18.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 23 (18.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 23 (18.70%) ASP.NET Web API
2 23 (18.70%) Hibernate
2 23 (18.70%) HTML5
2 23 (18.70%) Node.js
2 23 (18.70%) RESTful
2 23 (18.70%) Spring
2 23 (18.70%) WCF
3 20 (16.26%) JMS
3 20 (16.26%) JPA
3 20 (16.26%) Kafka
3 20 (16.26%) RabbitMQ
3 20 (16.26%) TIBCO EMS
3 20 (16.26%) WebSphere MQ
4 17 (13.82%) .NET Framework
4 17 (13.82%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (8.94%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.69%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.88%) Fintech
5 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.81%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 40 (32.52%) Linux
2 23 (18.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (17.89%) CentOS
4 20 (16.26%) Ubuntu
5 12 (9.76%) Unix
6 3 (2.44%) Windows
7 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (56.91%) TDD
3 50 (40.65%) BDD
4 45 (36.59%) Test Automation
5 36 (29.27%) DevOps
5 36 (29.27%) Scrum
6 32 (26.02%) Software Engineering
7 29 (23.58%) Kanban
8 28 (22.76%) Configuration Management
8 28 (22.76%) MVC
9 26 (21.14%) Mentoring
10 25 (20.33%) DSDM
10 25 (20.33%) Multithreading
11 24 (19.51%) RUP
11 24 (19.51%) Web Application Development
12 22 (17.89%) Open Source
13 20 (16.26%) Concurrent Programming
13 20 (16.26%) Integration Testing
13 20 (16.26%) System Testing
13 20 (16.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 91 (73.98%) Python
2 57 (46.34%) Java
3 42 (34.15%) JavaScript
4 36 (29.27%) C#
5 32 (26.02%) Bash Shell
6 20 (16.26%) SQL
7 14 (11.38%) C++
8 8 (6.50%) PHP
9 5 (4.07%) Clojure
9 5 (4.07%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.25%) Perl
11 3 (2.44%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.63%) C
12 2 (1.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (13.82%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.13%) Degree
3 3 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (20.33%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 49 (39.84%) Docker
2 6 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.25%) vSphere
3 4 (3.25%) Xen
3 4 (3.25%) XenServer
4 1 (0.81%) vCloud
4 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (32.52%) Puppet
2 39 (31.71%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (28.46%) Ansible
4 27 (21.95%) Cobbler
5 21 (17.07%) Packer
6 8 (6.50%) Kubernetes
7 4 (3.25%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.81%) Terraform
8 1 (0.81%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (16.26%) IBM
1 20 (16.26%) TIBCO
2 17 (13.82%) Facebook
3 14 (11.38%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.50%) Informatica
4 8 (6.50%) Oracle
5 6 (4.88%) Google
6 5 (4.07%) Zend
7 4 (3.25%) EnterpriseDB
8 3 (2.44%) VMware
9 2 (1.63%) Sybase
10 1 (0.81%) Red Hat