Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 99 89
Rank change year-on-year +51 -10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 149 36 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.08% 1.80% 2.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.20% 2.71% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 120 33 35
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £58,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +11.80%

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 1,619 1,326 1,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 66.05% 66.47% 57.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,191 784 788
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.80% -5.29%
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £64,050
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%

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 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 109 (73.15%) TDD
2 106 (71.14%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (63.76%) NoSQL
4 88 (59.06%) Python
5 85 (57.05%) BDD
6 83 (55.70%) C#
7 68 (45.64%) Java
7 68 (45.64%) Git (software)
8 64 (42.95%) MVC
9 60 (40.27%) SQL Server
10 59 (39.60%) Node.js
11 58 (38.93%) Web Application Development
11 58 (38.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 58 (38.93%) RESTful
11 58 (38.93%) ASP.NET Web API
11 58 (38.93%) SQL Server 2016
11 58 (38.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 58 (38.93%) .NET
11 58 (38.93%) ASP.NET
11 58 (38.93%) WCF
12 39 (26.17%) Test Automation
13 35 (23.49%) Advertising
14 34 (22.82%) C++
15 31 (20.81%) SQL
15 31 (20.81%) Linux
15 31 (20.81%) Puppet
16 29 (19.46%) Bash Shell
16 29 (19.46%) Enterprise Software
16 29 (19.46%) Entity Framework
16 29 (19.46%) Facebook

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 19 (12.75%) JBoss
2 16 (10.74%) MQSeries
3 15 (10.07%) Jetty
3 15 (10.07%) Tomcat
3 15 (10.07%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.70%) Confluence
5 6 (4.03%) OpenStack
6 5 (3.36%) CloudStack
7 4 (2.68%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.67%) nginx
9 1 (0.67%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.11%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.04%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.01%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.67%) Heroku
5 1 (0.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.36%) Firewall
2 4 (2.68%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (63.76%) NoSQL
2 60 (40.27%) SQL Server
3 58 (38.93%) SQL Server 2016
4 20 (13.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 20 (13.42%) MongoDB
4 20 (13.42%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (12.08%) Relational Database
6 17 (11.41%) Hadoop
7 16 (10.74%) Bigtable
7 16 (10.74%) Couchbase
7 16 (10.74%) Redis
7 16 (10.74%) Riak
8 7 (4.70%) Big Data
9 2 (1.34%) MySQL
10 1 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.67%) OpenTSDB
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.67%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 68 (45.64%) Git (software)
2 26 (17.45%) Cucumber
3 23 (15.44%) Selenium
4 20 (13.42%) Vagrant
5 16 (10.74%) FitNesse
6 13 (8.72%) Jenkins
7 11 (7.38%) JUnit
8 10 (6.71%) JIRA
9 8 (5.37%) JMeter
10 7 (4.70%) JBehave
10 7 (4.70%) Maven
11 5 (3.36%) Subversion
11 5 (3.36%) TeamCity
12 4 (2.68%) Gatling
12 4 (2.68%) Mockito
13 3 (2.01%) Appium
13 3 (2.01%) Calabash
13 3 (2.01%) PHPUnit
13 3 (2.01%) SpecFlow
13 3 (2.01%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (23.49%) Advertising
2 18 (12.08%) Finance
3 3 (2.01%) Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Front Office
4 1 (0.67%) Games
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 100 (67.11%) Developer
2 58 (38.93%) .NET Developer
3 19 (12.75%) Java Developer
4 15 (10.07%) Programmer
4 15 (10.07%) Python Programmer
4 15 (10.07%) Software Developer
5 12 (8.05%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (6.04%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.37%) Platform Engineer
8 7 (4.70%) Python Developer
9 5 (3.36%) Java Engineer
9 5 (3.36%) Python Engineer
9 5 (3.36%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.68%) Backend Developer
10 4 (2.68%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (2.68%) Python Software Engineer
11 3 (2.01%) Deployment Engineer
11 3 (2.01%) Junior Developer
11 3 (2.01%) Junior Software Developer
11 3 (2.01%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (39.60%) Node.js
2 58 (38.93%) .NET
2 58 (38.93%) ASP.NET
2 58 (38.93%) ASP.NET MVC
2 58 (38.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 58 (38.93%) ASP.NET Web API
2 58 (38.93%) RESTful
2 58 (38.93%) WCF
3 29 (19.46%) .NET Framework
3 29 (19.46%) Code First Entity Framework
3 29 (19.46%) Entity Framework
4 19 (12.75%) HTML
5 16 (10.74%) Hibernate
5 16 (10.74%) HTML5
5 16 (10.74%) Middleware
5 16 (10.74%) Spring
5 16 (10.74%) XML
5 16 (10.74%) XML Schema
6 11 (7.38%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (4.03%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.46%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (10.74%) Virtual Team
3 9 (6.04%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (5.37%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.68%) Fintech
5 4 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.67%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.81%) Linux
2 18 (12.08%) Unix
3 12 (8.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.04%) CentOS
5 6 (4.03%) Windows
6 4 (2.68%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (73.15%) TDD
2 106 (71.14%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (57.05%) BDD
4 64 (42.95%) MVC
5 58 (38.93%) Web Application Development
6 39 (26.17%) Test Automation
7 29 (19.46%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (18.79%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (16.78%) Deployment Automation
10 22 (14.77%) Scrum
11 21 (14.09%) DevOps
11 21 (14.09%) OO
11 21 (14.09%) OOP
12 20 (13.42%) Multithreading
12 20 (13.42%) System Testing
13 19 (12.75%) Continuous Deployment
13 19 (12.75%) Unit Testing
14 16 (10.74%) Domain Models
14 16 (10.74%) OOA/OOD
14 16 (10.74%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 88 (59.06%) Python
2 83 (55.70%) C#
3 68 (45.64%) Java
4 34 (22.82%) C++
5 31 (20.81%) SQL
6 29 (19.46%) Bash Shell
7 28 (18.79%) JavaScript
8 16 (10.74%) XPath
9 7 (4.70%) Perl
9 7 (4.70%) PHP
10 6 (4.03%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.03%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.34%) C
11 2 (1.34%) Clojure
12 1 (0.67%) Erlang
12 1 (0.67%) F#
12 1 (0.67%) Haskell
12 1 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (6.71%) Degree
2 5 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.37%) QA
System Software
1 26 (17.45%) Docker
2 5 (3.36%) vSphere
2 5 (3.36%) Xen
2 5 (3.36%) XenServer
3 3 (2.01%) vCloud
4 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.67%) HDFS
5 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (20.81%) Puppet
2 28 (18.79%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (16.11%) Ansible
4 22 (14.77%) Cobbler
5 6 (4.03%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.68%) Packer
7 3 (2.01%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.34%) logstash
9 1 (0.67%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.67%) Kibana
9 1 (0.67%) Mesos
Vendors
1 29 (19.46%) Facebook
2 9 (6.04%) Oracle
3 6 (4.03%) Zend
4 5 (3.36%) EnterpriseDB
5 4 (2.68%) IBM
5 4 (2.68%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.68%) Sybase
5 4 (2.68%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.68%) VMware
6 3 (2.01%) Informatica
7 1 (0.67%) Google
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.67%) Splunk