Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 84 89
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 94 59 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.28% 2.65% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.49% 4.09% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 67 29 38
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,850 £37,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £40,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +23.46% -12.43% +15.63%

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 1,449 1,442 1,427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 65.98% 64.84% 62.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,062 911 686
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +17.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 65 (69.15%) C#
1 65 (69.15%) TDD
2 62 (65.96%) Python
3 60 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (62.77%) BDD
5 57 (60.64%) NoSQL
6 54 (57.45%) Java
7 48 (51.06%) SQL
8 38 (40.43%) Test Automation
9 37 (39.36%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (35.11%) Git (software)
11 32 (34.04%) C++
11 32 (34.04%) OO
12 31 (32.98%) Continuous Deployment
13 30 (31.91%) Relational Database
13 30 (31.91%) .NET
14 29 (30.85%) Finance
15 28 (29.79%) System Testing
15 28 (29.79%) Apache Cassandra
16 27 (28.72%) PostgreSQL
16 27 (28.72%) OOP
17 26 (27.66%) JavaScript
17 26 (27.66%) ASP.NET
17 26 (27.66%) MVC
18 25 (26.60%) XML Schema
18 25 (26.60%) Middleware
18 25 (26.60%) XML
18 25 (26.60%) SQL Server
18 25 (26.60%) OOA/OOD
18 25 (26.60%) MQSeries

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 25 (26.60%) MQSeries
2 7 (7.45%) Confluence
3 6 (6.38%) CloudStack
3 6 (6.38%) JBoss
3 6 (6.38%) OpenStack
3 6 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.32%) Jetty
4 5 (5.32%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.26%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.06%) Apache
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.06%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) GitHub
3 2 (2.13%) npm
4 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (60.64%) NoSQL
2 30 (31.91%) Relational Database
3 28 (29.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 27 (28.72%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (26.60%) Bigtable
5 25 (26.60%) SQL Server
6 24 (25.53%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (8.51%) MongoDB
8 6 (6.38%) Hadoop
9 5 (5.32%) Big Data
9 5 (5.32%) Couchbase
9 5 (5.32%) MySQL
9 5 (5.32%) Redis
10 3 (3.19%) Riak
11 2 (2.13%) Data Lake
11 2 (2.13%) MariaDB
11 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.06%) Apache Hive
12 1 (1.06%) HBase
12 1 (1.06%) IBM BigInsights
Development Applications
1 33 (35.11%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.77%) Cucumber
3 11 (11.70%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.51%) JIRA
5 7 (7.45%) JBehave
5 7 (7.45%) JMeter
5 7 (7.45%) JUnit
5 7 (7.45%) SpecFlow
5 7 (7.45%) TeamCity
6 6 (6.38%) Appium
6 6 (6.38%) Gatling
6 6 (6.38%) Selenium
7 5 (5.32%) Calabash
7 5 (5.32%) Subversion
8 3 (3.19%) FitNesse
8 3 (3.19%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.13%) GoCD
9 2 (2.13%) Maven
9 2 (2.13%) webpack
10 1 (1.06%) gulp
General
1 29 (30.85%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Advertising
3 2 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (39.36%) Developer
2 24 (25.53%) .NET Developer
3 21 (22.34%) Java Engineer
4 20 (21.28%) Python Engineer
5 10 (10.64%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Programmer
7 5 (5.32%) Python Programmer
8 4 (4.26%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.19%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.19%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Tester
9 3 (3.19%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.13%) Analyst
10 2 (2.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.91%) .NET
2 26 (27.66%) ASP.NET
3 25 (26.60%) Middleware
3 25 (26.60%) XML
3 25 (26.60%) XML Schema
4 24 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 24 (25.53%) ASP.NET Web API
4 24 (25.53%) Node.js
4 24 (25.53%) RESTful
4 24 (25.53%) WCF
5 12 (12.77%) .NET Framework
5 12 (12.77%) Code First Entity Framework
5 12 (12.77%) Entity Framework
5 12 (12.77%) HTML
6 9 (9.57%) React
7 8 (8.51%) AngularJS
8 7 (7.45%) CSS
9 6 (6.38%) Kafka
9 6 (6.38%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.60%) Virtual Team
2 12 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.19%) User Experience
6 2 (2.13%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.13%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.13%) Fintech
7 1 (1.06%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.06%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.21%) Linux
2 11 (11.70%) Unix
3 3 (3.19%) CentOS
3 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.13%) Windows
5 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (69.15%) TDD
2 60 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (62.77%) BDD
4 38 (40.43%) Test Automation
5 37 (39.36%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (34.04%) OO
7 31 (32.98%) Continuous Deployment
8 28 (29.79%) System Testing
9 27 (28.72%) OOP
10 26 (27.66%) MVC
11 25 (26.60%) Complex Event Processing
11 25 (26.60%) Domain Models
11 25 (26.60%) OOA/OOD
11 25 (26.60%) Refactoring
11 25 (26.60%) Unit Testing
12 24 (25.53%) Web Application Development
13 19 (20.21%) Scrum
14 16 (17.02%) Software Engineering
15 15 (15.96%) DevOps
16 12 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 65 (69.15%) C#
2 62 (65.96%) Python
3 54 (57.45%) Java
4 48 (51.06%) SQL
5 32 (34.04%) C++
6 26 (27.66%) JavaScript
7 25 (26.60%) XPath
8 16 (17.02%) Bash Shell
9 6 (6.38%) Shell Script
10 5 (5.32%) Scala
11 4 (4.26%) C
11 4 (4.26%) Clojure
11 4 (4.26%) Java 8
12 2 (2.13%) ES6
12 2 (2.13%) Groovy
12 2 (2.13%) PHP
13 1 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.06%) Degree
1 1 (1.06%) ISEB
1 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) Docker
1 6 (6.38%) vSphere
1 6 (6.38%) Xen
1 6 (6.38%) XenServer
2 1 (1.06%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.06%) HDFS
2 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (12.77%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (12.77%) Puppet
2 9 (9.57%) Cobbler
3 7 (7.45%) Ansible
4 6 (6.38%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.13%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.06%) Nagios
6 1 (1.06%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) Facebook
2 10 (10.64%) Oracle
3 6 (6.38%) EnterpriseDB
4 4 (4.26%) IBM
4 4 (4.26%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.19%) Informatica
6 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.06%) HP
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.06%) Perforce
7 1 (1.06%) Tableau
7 1 (1.06%) VMware