Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 103 102
Rank change year-on-year +19 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 178 115 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.16% 2.25% 2.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.15% 4.19% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 102 79 114
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 3458 2743 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 61.30% 53.55% 50.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2237 1692 2010
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +9 76 £50,000 +17.65% 9
Edinburgh +2 72 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Dundee +3 12 £30,000 -24.05% 2
Aberdeen +6 10 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Fife - 6 - -
South Lanarkshire -9 1 £42,500 +30.77%
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 110 (61.80%) Python
2 101 (56.74%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (46.63%) Java
4 67 (37.64%) JavaScript
5 65 (36.52%) TDD
6 56 (31.46%) NoSQL
7 55 (30.90%) C#
8 50 (28.09%) HTML
8 50 (28.09%) Linux
9 48 (26.97%) Software Engineering
10 47 (26.40%) BDD
11 44 (24.72%) Opscode Chef
12 43 (24.16%) Puppet
13 42 (23.60%) Git (software)
14 41 (23.03%) Node.js
15 39 (21.91%) Ansible
15 39 (21.91%) Docker
15 39 (21.91%) Test Automation
16 37 (20.79%) Ruby on Rails
17 34 (19.10%) PHP
17 34 (19.10%) MVC
17 34 (19.10%) Web Application Development
17 34 (19.10%) DevOps
18 33 (18.54%) Vagrant
19 32 (17.98%) Mentoring
19 32 (17.98%) .NET
19 32 (17.98%) Bash Shell
19 32 (17.98%) HTML5
20 31 (17.42%) CSS
21 29 (16.29%) RESTful

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 23 (12.92%) Tomcat
2 20 (11.24%) JBoss
3 16 (8.99%) Jetty
3 16 (8.99%) WebLogic
3 16 (8.99%) WebSphere
4 12 (6.74%) Apache
5 7 (3.93%) Confluence
6 6 (3.37%) CMS
6 6 (3.37%) Drupal
6 6 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (3.37%) WordPress
7 3 (1.69%) nginx
8 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.12%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.56%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (3.37%) OpenShift
4 5 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.81%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.81%) SaaS
5 3 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.69%) iTunes
6 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.12%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.12%) GitHub
6 2 (1.12%) IaaS
6 2 (1.12%) PaaS
7 1 (0.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.55%) Firewall
2 16 (8.99%) AMQP
3 7 (3.93%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.81%) Internet
5 3 (1.69%) VPN
6 2 (1.12%) HTTP
6 2 (1.12%) SSL
7 1 (0.56%) SAN
7 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (31.46%) NoSQL
2 27 (15.17%) SQL Server
3 26 (14.61%) SQL Server 2016
4 21 (11.80%) MongoDB
5 18 (10.11%) Redis
6 16 (8.99%) Couchbase
6 16 (8.99%) Hadoop
6 16 (8.99%) Riak
7 12 (6.74%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.37%) Big Data
8 6 (3.37%) MySQL
9 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (23.60%) Git (software)
2 33 (18.54%) Vagrant
3 24 (13.48%) Cucumber
4 23 (12.92%) Jenkins
5 22 (12.36%) Selenium
6 16 (8.99%) FitNesse
7 12 (6.74%) Maven
8 10 (5.62%) JMeter
9 9 (5.06%) JIRA
9 9 (5.06%) JUnit
10 7 (3.93%) JBehave
10 7 (3.93%) TeamCity
11 6 (3.37%) Appium
11 6 (3.37%) Calabash
11 6 (3.37%) Gradle
12 5 (2.81%) Gatling
12 5 (2.81%) SpecFlow
13 4 (2.25%) WebDriver
14 3 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (1.69%) Hudson
General
1 17 (9.55%) Games
2 13 (7.30%) Advertising
3 7 (3.93%) Marketing
4 6 (3.37%) Finance
5 5 (2.81%) Banking
6 4 (2.25%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (51.69%) Developer
2 26 (14.61%) .NET Developer
3 22 (12.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (9.55%) Web Developer
5 16 (8.99%) Full Stack Developer
5 16 (8.99%) Software Engineer
6 15 (8.43%) Senior Developer
7 14 (7.87%) Senior DevOps
7 14 (7.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 13 (7.30%) Java Developer
9 11 (6.18%) Tester
10 9 (5.06%) Software Developer
10 9 (5.06%) Test Engineer
11 8 (4.49%) Administrator
11 8 (4.49%) Python Developer
12 7 (3.93%) Manual Tester
12 7 (3.93%) Security Tester
12 7 (3.93%) Systems Administrator
13 6 (3.37%) Lead Developer
13 6 (3.37%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (28.09%) HTML
2 41 (23.03%) Node.js
3 37 (20.79%) Ruby on Rails
4 32 (17.98%) .NET
4 32 (17.98%) HTML5
5 31 (17.42%) CSS
6 29 (16.29%) RESTful
7 26 (14.61%) .NET Framework
7 26 (14.61%) ASP.NET
7 26 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 26 (14.61%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (14.61%) Code First Entity Framework
7 26 (14.61%) Entity Framework
7 26 (14.61%) WCF
8 20 (11.24%) AngularJS
8 20 (11.24%) RabbitMQ
9 18 (10.11%) Hibernate
9 18 (10.11%) Spring
10 16 (8.99%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.62%) Social Network
3 9 (5.06%) Algorithms
3 9 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.93%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.81%) Xbox
7 4 (2.25%) Fintech
7 4 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.25%) PlayStation
7 4 (2.25%) User Experience
8 3 (1.69%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (1.69%) iPad
8 3 (1.69%) iPhone
9 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.56%) Replication
10 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (28.09%) Linux
2 19 (10.67%) Ubuntu
3 18 (10.11%) CentOS
3 18 (10.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (10.11%) Windows
4 13 (7.30%) Solaris
5 12 (6.74%) Unix
6 7 (3.93%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.25%) Android
8 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.12%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.56%) AIX
9 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.56%) SmartOS
9 1 (0.56%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (56.74%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (36.52%) TDD
3 48 (26.97%) Software Engineering
4 47 (26.40%) BDD
5 39 (21.91%) Test Automation
6 34 (19.10%) DevOps
6 34 (19.10%) MVC
6 34 (19.10%) Web Application Development
7 32 (17.98%) Mentoring
8 27 (15.17%) Configuration Management
8 27 (15.17%) Scrum
9 25 (14.04%) OO
9 25 (14.04%) Open Source
10 24 (13.48%) Kanban
11 23 (12.92%) Web Development
12 17 (9.55%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (9.55%) DSDM
12 17 (9.55%) SDLC
12 17 (9.55%) UML
13 16 (8.99%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 110 (61.80%) Python
2 83 (46.63%) Java
3 67 (37.64%) JavaScript
4 55 (30.90%) C#
5 34 (19.10%) PHP
6 32 (17.98%) Bash Shell
7 23 (12.92%) C++
8 20 (11.24%) SQL
9 14 (7.87%) Perl
10 9 (5.06%) ActionScript
10 9 (5.06%) C
10 9 (5.06%) Objective-C
10 9 (5.06%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.93%) VB
12 6 (3.37%) Clojure
12 6 (3.37%) Scala
13 3 (1.69%) ActionScript 3.0
14 2 (1.12%) Groovy
14 2 (1.12%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (7.30%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.93%) CREST Certified
2 7 (3.93%) Degree
3 3 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.56%) PhD
5 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.24%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (21.91%) Docker
2 6 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (24.72%) Opscode Chef
2 43 (24.16%) Puppet
3 39 (21.91%) Ansible
4 18 (10.11%) Packer
5 16 (8.99%) Cobbler
6 11 (6.18%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.69%) Capistrano
7 3 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (1.69%) Nagios
7 3 (1.69%) Terraform
8 2 (1.12%) Rundeck
8 2 (1.12%) yum
9 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (9.55%) IBM
2 16 (8.99%) TIBCO
3 11 (6.18%) Red Hat
4 10 (5.62%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.93%) Facebook
6 6 (3.37%) Google
6 6 (3.37%) VMware
7 5 (2.81%) Oracle
8 4 (2.25%) Adobe
8 4 (2.25%) Informatica
9 3 (1.69%) Perforce
10 2 (1.12%) Alterian
10 2 (1.12%) F5
10 2 (1.12%) Progress
10 2 (1.12%) Zend
11 1 (0.56%) Apple
11 1 (0.56%) EMC
11 1 (0.56%) Ogone
11 1 (0.56%) PayPal