Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 80 127
Rank change year-on-year +3 +47 -9
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 193 165 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.52% 3.10% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.23% 4.89% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 143 128 77
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £63,750 £56,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 3,097 3,374 2,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 56.45% 63.42% 51.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,109 2,048 1,686
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £30,250 £28,500 £27,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +41 122 £49,000 +2.08% 5
Edinburgh -35 53 £52,500 +36.36% 10
Aberdeen - 6 £36,250 - 1
Dundee +5 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Perth and Kinross +4 3 £47,500 -20.83%
West Lothian -6 2 £21,000 -19.23%
Stirling - 1 £65,000 -
Falkirk - 1 £65,000 - 1
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 14 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 120 (62.18%) Python
2 115 (59.59%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (54.40%) TDD
4 103 (53.37%) C#
5 89 (46.11%) Java
6 86 (44.56%) NoSQL
7 85 (44.04%) BDD
8 74 (38.34%) Git (software)
9 63 (32.64%) Node.js
10 58 (30.05%) .NET
11 55 (28.50%) MVC
12 53 (27.46%) JavaScript
12 53 (27.46%) ASP.NET
13 52 (26.94%) Puppet
13 52 (26.94%) RESTful
14 51 (26.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 51 (26.42%) SQL
14 51 (26.42%) ASP.NET Web API
15 50 (25.91%) Web Application Development
15 50 (25.91%) SQL Server 2016
15 50 (25.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 50 (25.91%) SQL Server
15 50 (25.91%) WCF
16 48 (24.87%) Continuous Integration
16 48 (24.87%) Linux
17 47 (24.35%) OO
18 46 (23.83%) Test Automation
19 43 (22.28%) C++
20 42 (21.76%) Finance
21 39 (20.21%) Software Engineering

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 24 (12.44%) MQSeries
2 12 (6.22%) JBoss
3 11 (5.70%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.18%) Confluence
5 8 (4.15%) Apache Spark
5 8 (4.15%) Jetty
5 8 (4.15%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.11%) Apache Pig
6 6 (3.11%) CloudStack
6 6 (3.11%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.55%) Apache
7 3 (1.55%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.04%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 37 (19.17%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.11%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (2.59%) GitHub
4 5 (2.59%) SaaS
5 4 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.07%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (2.07%) Serverless
6 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.55%) npm
6 3 (1.55%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (1.04%) Datadog
7 2 (1.04%) Sumo Logic
7 2 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.55%) AMQP
2 1 (0.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (44.56%) NoSQL
2 50 (25.91%) SQL Server
2 50 (25.91%) SQL Server 2016
3 31 (16.06%) Relational Database
4 29 (15.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 24 (12.44%) Bigtable
5 24 (12.44%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (6.74%) Big Data
7 12 (6.22%) Hadoop
8 11 (5.70%) MongoDB
8 11 (5.70%) MySQL
9 8 (4.15%) Couchbase
9 8 (4.15%) Redis
10 7 (3.63%) Apache Hive
10 7 (3.63%) Riak
11 4 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.04%) Data Lake
12 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.04%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 74 (38.34%) Git (software)
2 31 (16.06%) Jenkins
3 17 (8.81%) Cucumber
4 15 (7.77%) JIRA
5 14 (7.25%) TeamCity
6 11 (5.70%) Selenium
7 10 (5.18%) JUnit
8 9 (4.66%) JBehave
8 9 (4.66%) JMeter
9 8 (4.15%) Maven
9 8 (4.15%) SpecFlow
10 7 (3.63%) Appium
10 7 (3.63%) FitNesse
10 7 (3.63%) Gatling
10 7 (3.63%) Vagrant
11 6 (3.11%) Calabash
11 6 (3.11%) Subversion
12 3 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.55%) Codeship
12 3 (1.55%) GoCD
General
1 42 (21.76%) Finance
2 20 (10.36%) Advertising
3 6 (3.11%) Banking
4 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.55%) Games
5 1 (0.52%) Front Office
5 1 (0.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Publishing
5 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (38.86%) Developer
2 50 (25.91%) .NET Developer
3 25 (12.95%) Software Engineer
4 21 (10.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (7.77%) Senior Software Engineer
6 13 (6.74%) Programmer
6 13 (6.74%) Python Programmer
7 12 (6.22%) Java Engineer
7 12 (6.22%) Python Engineer
8 10 (5.18%) AWS Engineer
8 10 (5.18%) Java Developer
9 7 (3.63%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (3.63%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (3.63%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.11%) Platform Engineer
10 6 (3.11%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 4 (2.07%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.07%) Technical Leader
12 3 (1.55%) Administrator
12 3 (1.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (32.64%) Node.js
2 58 (30.05%) .NET
3 53 (27.46%) ASP.NET
4 52 (26.94%) RESTful
5 51 (26.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 51 (26.42%) ASP.NET Web API
6 50 (25.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 50 (25.91%) WCF
7 27 (13.99%) .NET Framework
8 26 (13.47%) Code First Entity Framework
8 26 (13.47%) Entity Framework
9 25 (12.95%) Middleware
10 24 (12.44%) XML
10 24 (12.44%) XML Schema
11 18 (9.33%) HTML
11 18 (9.33%) React
12 16 (8.29%) Ruby on Rails
13 15 (7.77%) AngularJS
14 10 (5.18%) Kafka
14 10 (5.18%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.44%) Virtual Team
2 20 (10.36%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.66%) Public Cloud
4 7 (3.63%) Fintech
5 5 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.07%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.07%) User Experience
7 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.55%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.55%) Social Network
8 2 (1.04%) Blog
8 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.52%) Replication
9 1 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 48 (24.87%) Linux
2 20 (10.36%) Unix
3 14 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (5.70%) CentOS
4 11 (5.70%) Windows
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.04%) Android
6 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.04%) Debian
6 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.04%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (59.59%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (54.40%) TDD
3 85 (44.04%) BDD
4 55 (28.50%) MVC
5 50 (25.91%) Web Application Development
6 48 (24.87%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (24.35%) OO
8 46 (23.83%) Test Automation
9 39 (20.21%) Software Engineering
10 34 (17.62%) DevOps
11 32 (16.58%) Continuous Deployment
11 32 (16.58%) OOP
12 30 (15.54%) Scrum
13 27 (13.99%) System Testing
14 26 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (12.44%) Complex Event Processing
15 24 (12.44%) Domain Models
15 24 (12.44%) OOA/OOD
15 24 (12.44%) Refactoring
15 24 (12.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 120 (62.18%) Python
2 103 (53.37%) C#
3 89 (46.11%) Java
4 53 (27.46%) JavaScript
5 51 (26.42%) SQL
6 43 (22.28%) C++
7 35 (18.13%) Bash Shell
8 24 (12.44%) XPath
9 11 (5.70%) PowerShell
10 9 (4.66%) Scala
11 8 (4.15%) Perl
12 6 (3.11%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.59%) Clojure
13 5 (2.59%) Go
14 3 (1.55%) ES6
15 2 (1.04%) Elixir
15 2 (1.04%) Groovy
15 2 (1.04%) Java 8
15 2 (1.04%) Lua
15 2 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (1.04%) AWS Certification
1 2 (1.04%) Degree
2 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.52%) ISEB
2 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.59%) QA
2 3 (1.55%) GCP
3 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (11.92%) Docker
2 6 (3.11%) vSphere
2 6 (3.11%) Xen
2 6 (3.11%) XenServer
3 3 (1.55%) HDFS
4 2 (1.04%) vCloud
4 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 52 (26.94%) Puppet
2 36 (18.65%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (15.03%) Ansible
4 13 (6.74%) Cobbler
5 12 (6.22%) Terraform
6 9 (4.66%) Kubernetes
7 6 (3.11%) Oozie
7 6 (3.11%) Tivoli
8 5 (2.59%) Salt
9 3 (1.55%) Cacti
9 3 (1.55%) Capistrano
9 3 (1.55%) Grafana
9 3 (1.55%) Mesos
10 2 (1.04%) Nagios
10 2 (1.04%) Packer
10 2 (1.04%) Prometheus
10 2 (1.04%) Sysdig
10 2 (1.04%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.52%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 20 (10.36%) Facebook
2 9 (4.66%) Oracle
3 6 (3.11%) EnterpriseDB
3 6 (3.11%) Splunk
4 5 (2.59%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.59%) VMware
5 4 (2.07%) IBM
5 4 (2.07%) Perforce
6 3 (1.55%) Informatica
6 3 (1.55%) SaltStack
6 3 (1.55%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.04%) F5
7 2 (1.04%) Google
7 2 (1.04%) Twitter
7 2 (1.04%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.52%) Apple
8 1 (0.52%) HP
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.52%) Remedy
8 1 (0.52%) Tableau