Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 63 122
Rank change year-on-year -3 +59 -1
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 229 162 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.00% 3.46% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 5.59% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 179 135 75
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £63,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,207 2,897 2,917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 56.04% 61.80% 50.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,253 1,779 1,717
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Scotland

Ruby
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Scotland

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Scotland

Ruby
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +54 155 £50,000 +2.56% 13
Edinburgh -45 64 £48,000 +3.78% 11
Dundee +2 7 £35,000 -9.68% 1
Aberdeen - 6 £32,500 - 1
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 142 (62.01%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (57.21%) TDD
2 131 (57.21%) Python
3 111 (48.47%) NoSQL
4 108 (47.16%) C#
5 95 (41.48%) BDD
6 92 (40.17%) Java
7 85 (37.12%) Git (software)
8 84 (36.68%) MVC
9 76 (33.19%) Node.js
10 69 (30.13%) .NET
11 68 (29.69%) SQL Server
11 68 (29.69%) ASP.NET
11 68 (29.69%) JavaScript
12 67 (29.26%) Web Application Development
12 67 (29.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 67 (29.26%) RESTful
12 67 (29.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 66 (28.82%) SQL Server 2016
13 66 (28.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 66 (28.82%) WCF
14 55 (24.02%) Linux
14 55 (24.02%) Amazon AWS
15 52 (22.71%) Puppet
16 48 (20.96%) Test Automation
17 44 (19.21%) HTML
18 43 (18.78%) DevOps
19 42 (18.34%) C++
20 40 (17.47%) SQL
21 38 (16.59%) .NET Framework

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 22 (9.61%) JBoss
2 18 (7.86%) Tomcat
3 17 (7.42%) Jetty
3 17 (7.42%) WebLogic
4 16 (6.99%) MQSeries
5 7 (3.06%) Confluence
6 6 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.62%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.62%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.18%) CloudStack
8 4 (1.75%) WordPress
9 3 (1.31%) Apache
9 3 (1.31%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.31%) CMS
9 3 (1.31%) nginx
10 1 (0.44%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 55 (24.02%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.80%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (3.49%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.75%) Heroku
6 3 (1.31%) GitHub
6 3 (1.31%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.87%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.87%) SaaS
7 2 (0.87%) Serverless
8 1 (0.44%) Asana
8 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.62%) AMQP
1 6 (2.62%) Firewall
1 6 (2.62%) SSL
2 2 (0.87%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (48.47%) NoSQL
2 68 (29.69%) SQL Server
3 66 (28.82%) SQL Server 2016
4 26 (11.35%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (10.92%) Relational Database
6 22 (9.61%) MongoDB
7 21 (9.17%) Hadoop
8 20 (8.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 18 (7.86%) Couchbase
9 18 (7.86%) Redis
9 18 (7.86%) Riak
10 16 (6.99%) Bigtable
10 16 (6.99%) MySQL
11 12 (5.24%) Big Data
12 5 (2.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.87%) OpenTSDB
13 2 (0.87%) Parquet
14 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 85 (37.12%) Git (software)
2 29 (12.66%) Cucumber
3 26 (11.35%) Selenium
4 23 (10.04%) Vagrant
5 19 (8.30%) Jenkins
6 18 (7.86%) FitNesse
7 11 (4.80%) JUnit
8 10 (4.37%) JIRA
9 8 (3.49%) JMeter
9 8 (3.49%) Maven
9 8 (3.49%) TeamCity
10 7 (3.06%) JBehave
11 5 (2.18%) Subversion
12 4 (1.75%) Gatling
12 4 (1.75%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.75%) Mockito
13 3 (1.31%) Appium
13 3 (1.31%) Calabash
13 3 (1.31%) SpecFlow
13 3 (1.31%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (16.16%) Advertising
1 37 (16.16%) Finance
2 9 (3.93%) Games
3 5 (2.18%) Banking
3 5 (2.18%) Retail
4 4 (1.75%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Front Office
5 1 (0.44%) Legal
5 1 (0.44%) Marketing
5 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 130 (56.77%) Developer
2 66 (28.82%) .NET Developer
3 25 (10.92%) Software Engineer
4 22 (9.61%) Java Developer
5 20 (8.73%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (6.99%) Cloud Engineer
7 15 (6.55%) Programmer
7 15 (6.55%) Python Programmer
7 15 (6.55%) Senior Developer
7 15 (6.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 15 (6.55%) Software Developer
8 8 (3.49%) Platform Engineer
9 7 (3.06%) Python Developer
9 7 (3.06%) Web Developer
10 6 (2.62%) Junior
10 6 (2.62%) Junior Developer
10 6 (2.62%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 5 (2.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (2.18%) Java Engineer
11 5 (2.18%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (33.19%) Node.js
2 69 (30.13%) .NET
3 68 (29.69%) ASP.NET
4 67 (29.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 67 (29.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 67 (29.26%) RESTful
5 66 (28.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 66 (28.82%) WCF
6 44 (19.21%) HTML
7 38 (16.59%) .NET Framework
8 37 (16.16%) Code First Entity Framework
8 37 (16.16%) Entity Framework
9 35 (15.28%) Ruby on Rails
10 26 (11.35%) CSS
10 26 (11.35%) HTML5
11 18 (7.86%) Hibernate
11 18 (7.86%) Spring
12 16 (6.99%) Middleware
12 16 (6.99%) XML
12 16 (6.99%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.54%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (7.86%) Fintech
3 17 (7.42%) Virtual Team
4 14 (6.11%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.93%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.18%) Social Network
7 3 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.87%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.87%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.87%) User Experience
9 1 (0.44%) Blog
9 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 55 (24.02%) Linux
2 20 (8.73%) Unix
3 17 (7.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (6.11%) CentOS
4 14 (6.11%) Windows
5 8 (3.49%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.31%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.44%) Android
8 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (62.01%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (57.21%) TDD
3 95 (41.48%) BDD
4 84 (36.68%) MVC
5 67 (29.26%) Web Application Development
6 48 (20.96%) Test Automation
7 43 (18.78%) DevOps
8 34 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (14.41%) Software Engineering
10 32 (13.97%) OO
11 29 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (12.23%) Deployment Automation
12 28 (12.23%) Scrum
13 24 (10.48%) Configuration Management
14 22 (9.61%) Multithreading
14 22 (9.61%) OOP
14 22 (9.61%) System Testing
15 21 (9.17%) Mentoring
16 20 (8.73%) Continuous Deployment
17 19 (8.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 131 (57.21%) Python
2 108 (47.16%) C#
3 92 (40.17%) Java
4 68 (29.69%) JavaScript
5 42 (18.34%) C++
6 40 (17.47%) SQL
7 35 (15.28%) Bash Shell
8 16 (6.99%) XPath
9 10 (4.37%) Perl
10 8 (3.49%) PHP
11 7 (3.06%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.62%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.18%) Clojure
13 5 (2.18%) Scala
14 4 (1.75%) Elixir
15 3 (1.31%) C
15 3 (1.31%) Go
16 1 (0.44%) F#
16 1 (0.44%) Haskell
16 1 (0.44%) Lua
Qualifications
1 14 (6.11%) Degree
2 6 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.80%) QA
System Software
1 36 (15.72%) Docker
2 5 (2.18%) vSphere
2 5 (2.18%) Xen
2 5 (2.18%) XenServer
3 3 (1.31%) vCloud
4 2 (0.87%) HDFS
4 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 52 (22.71%) Puppet
2 37 (16.16%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (13.97%) Ansible
4 24 (10.48%) Cobbler
5 6 (2.62%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.18%) Packer
7 4 (1.75%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.31%) logstash
8 3 (1.31%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.87%) Kibana
9 2 (0.87%) Mesos
9 2 (0.87%) Nagios
9 2 (0.87%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.87%) Terraform
10 1 (0.44%) Cacti
10 1 (0.44%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 31 (13.54%) Facebook
2 8 (3.49%) Oracle
3 6 (2.62%) IBM
3 6 (2.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.62%) TIBCO
3 6 (2.62%) Zend
4 5 (2.18%) EnterpriseDB
4 5 (2.18%) Informatica
4 5 (2.18%) Splunk
5 4 (1.75%) Sybase
5 4 (1.75%) VMware
6 3 (1.31%) Ogone
6 3 (1.31%) PayPal
7 2 (0.87%) Google
7 2 (0.87%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.44%) F5
8 1 (0.44%) Perforce
8 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.44%) Twitter