Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 86 105
Rank change year-on-year +3 +19 +2
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 177 178 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.29% 3.14% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.77% 5.13% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 115 102 79
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.25% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £34,100 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 3,068 3,467 2,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 56.98% 61.12% 53.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,013 2,242 1,704
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,039 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +6 87 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Edinburgh -3 68 £57,500 +43.75% 14
Dundee +2 5 £37,500 +25.00%
Perth and Kinross - 3 £47,500 - 1
Aberdeen -6 2 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Stirling - 2 £49,500 -
West Lothian - 2 £21,000 -
Falkirk - 1 £65,000 -
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 122 (68.93%) Python
2 98 (55.37%) Java
3 85 (48.02%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (40.11%) C#
5 68 (38.42%) TDD
6 62 (35.03%) SQL
7 57 (32.20%) JavaScript
8 52 (29.38%) Test Automation
8 52 (29.38%) BDD
9 51 (28.81%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (28.25%) Linux
10 50 (28.25%) OO
10 50 (28.25%) Software Engineering
10 50 (28.25%) Finance
11 49 (27.68%) Amazon AWS
12 47 (26.55%) NoSQL
13 37 (20.90%) Puppet
13 37 (20.90%) Git (software)
13 37 (20.90%) Continuous Deployment
14 36 (20.34%) OOP
15 35 (19.77%) C++
15 35 (19.77%) PostgreSQL
16 34 (19.21%) Ruby on Rails
16 34 (19.21%) Relational Database
17 32 (18.08%) Opscode Chef
17 32 (18.08%) DevOps
18 30 (16.95%) Apache Cassandra
19 29 (16.38%) Node.js
19 29 (16.38%) Scrum
20 28 (15.82%) System Testing

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 25 (14.12%) MQSeries
2 10 (5.65%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.08%) Apache Spark
4 8 (4.52%) Confluence
4 8 (4.52%) JBoss
5 7 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (3.39%) Apache Pig
6 6 (3.39%) CloudStack
6 6 (3.39%) OpenStack
6 6 (3.39%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.82%) Apache
7 5 (2.82%) Jetty
7 5 (2.82%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.69%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.13%) nginx
10 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 49 (27.68%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (10.17%) SaaS
3 12 (6.78%) Serverless
4 9 (5.08%) Amazon S3
4 9 (5.08%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (4.52%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (4.52%) Amazon EMR
5 8 (4.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.82%) GitHub
6 5 (2.82%) npm
7 4 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.69%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (1.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.13%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (1.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (1.13%) Datadog
9 2 (1.13%) Sumo Logic
9 2 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) AMQP
1 3 (1.69%) DNS
2 2 (1.13%) HTTP
2 2 (1.13%) Internet
2 2 (1.13%) SMTP
2 2 (1.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (26.55%) NoSQL
2 35 (19.77%) PostgreSQL
3 34 (19.21%) Relational Database
4 30 (16.95%) Apache Cassandra
5 25 (14.12%) Bigtable
6 17 (9.60%) SQL Server
7 16 (9.04%) MySQL
8 14 (7.91%) SQL Server 2016
9 13 (7.34%) Big Data
10 10 (5.65%) Hadoop
11 8 (4.52%) MongoDB
12 7 (3.95%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (3.95%) Apache Hive
13 6 (3.39%) Redis
14 5 (2.82%) Couchbase
14 5 (2.82%) MariaDB
15 4 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
16 3 (1.69%) Riak
17 2 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 2 (1.13%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 37 (20.90%) Git (software)
2 27 (15.25%) Jenkins
3 15 (8.47%) Cucumber
4 13 (7.34%) JIRA
5 11 (6.21%) TeamCity
6 10 (5.65%) JUnit
7 8 (4.52%) JBehave
7 8 (4.52%) JMeter
7 8 (4.52%) Selenium
7 8 (4.52%) SpecFlow
8 7 (3.95%) Appium
8 7 (3.95%) Gatling
8 7 (3.95%) Subversion
9 6 (3.39%) Calabash
9 6 (3.39%) Maven
10 5 (2.82%) RSpec
10 5 (2.82%) webpack
11 3 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.69%) FitNesse
11 3 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 50 (28.25%) Finance
2 7 (3.95%) Banking
3 6 (3.39%) Advertising
4 4 (2.26%) Games
5 3 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (27.68%) Developer
2 27 (15.25%) Java Engineer
3 25 (14.12%) Python Engineer
3 25 (14.12%) Software Engineer
4 19 (10.73%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (8.47%) Ruby Developer
6 14 (7.91%) .NET Developer
7 12 (6.78%) AWS Engineer
8 10 (5.65%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (5.65%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 10 (5.65%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (4.52%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (3.39%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.82%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (2.82%) AWS DevOps
11 5 (2.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.82%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (2.82%) Java Developer
12 4 (2.26%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.21%) Ruby on Rails
2 29 (16.38%) Node.js
3 26 (14.69%) .NET
3 26 (14.69%) Middleware
3 26 (14.69%) XML
4 25 (14.12%) HTML
4 25 (14.12%) XML Schema
5 20 (11.30%) CSS
6 19 (10.73%) AngularJS
6 19 (10.73%) ASP.NET
7 18 (10.17%) React
7 18 (10.17%) RESTful
8 15 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (7.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (7.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 14 (7.91%) WCF
10 13 (7.34%) Web Services
11 12 (6.78%) Kafka
12 10 (5.65%) jQuery
12 10 (5.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.12%) Virtual Team
2 16 (9.04%) Fintech
3 11 (6.21%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.21%) Public Cloud
4 9 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.52%) User Experience
6 6 (3.39%) Cloud Native
6 6 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.82%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.26%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.26%) Verilog
9 3 (1.69%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.69%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.13%) Blog
10 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (1.13%) Graphic Design
10 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (28.25%) Linux
2 20 (11.30%) Unix
3 12 (6.78%) Windows
4 8 (4.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.39%) CentOS
5 6 (3.39%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.69%) SmartOS
7 2 (1.13%) Debian
7 2 (1.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.56%) Android
8 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (48.02%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (38.42%) TDD
3 52 (29.38%) BDD
3 52 (29.38%) Test Automation
4 51 (28.81%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (28.25%) OO
5 50 (28.25%) Software Engineering
6 37 (20.90%) Continuous Deployment
7 36 (20.34%) OOP
8 32 (18.08%) DevOps
9 29 (16.38%) Scrum
10 28 (15.82%) System Testing
11 25 (14.12%) Complex Event Processing
11 25 (14.12%) Domain Models
11 25 (14.12%) OOA/OOD
11 25 (14.12%) Refactoring
11 25 (14.12%) Unit Testing
12 22 (12.43%) MVC
13 20 (11.30%) Configuration Management
14 17 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 122 (68.93%) Python
2 98 (55.37%) Java
3 71 (40.11%) C#
4 62 (35.03%) SQL
5 57 (32.20%) JavaScript
6 35 (19.77%) C++
7 27 (15.25%) Bash Shell
8 25 (14.12%) XPath
9 10 (5.65%) Scala
10 8 (4.52%) Perl
10 8 (4.52%) PHP
11 6 (3.39%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.39%) R
11 6 (3.39%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.82%) ES6
13 4 (2.26%) C
13 4 (2.26%) Clojure
13 4 (2.26%) Go
13 4 (2.26%) Java 8
14 2 (1.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (4.52%) Degree
2 4 (2.26%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.13%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.56%) ISEB
4 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.26%) QA
2 2 (1.13%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (10.17%) Docker
2 6 (3.39%) vSphere
2 6 (3.39%) Xen
2 6 (3.39%) XenServer
3 5 (2.82%) HDFS
4 2 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (20.90%) Puppet
2 32 (18.08%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (13.56%) Ansible
4 13 (7.34%) Terraform
5 11 (6.21%) Kubernetes
6 9 (5.08%) Cobbler
7 7 (3.95%) Salt
8 6 (3.39%) Oozie
8 6 (3.39%) Tivoli
9 5 (2.82%) Mesos
10 3 (1.69%) Cacti
10 3 (1.69%) Capistrano
10 3 (1.69%) Grafana
10 3 (1.69%) Kibana
11 2 (1.13%) BladeLogic
11 2 (1.13%) logstash
11 2 (1.13%) Nagios
11 2 (1.13%) Packer
11 2 (1.13%) Prometheus
11 2 (1.13%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 11 (6.21%) Oracle
2 6 (3.39%) EnterpriseDB
2 6 (3.39%) Facebook
3 5 (2.82%) Splunk
4 4 (2.26%) Cadence
4 4 (2.26%) IBM
4 4 (2.26%) Perforce
4 4 (2.26%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.26%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.69%) Informatica
5 3 (1.69%) SaltStack
5 3 (1.69%) VMware
6 2 (1.13%) Adobe
6 2 (1.13%) F5
6 2 (1.13%) Google
6 2 (1.13%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.13%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.56%) Apple
7 1 (0.56%) HP
7 1 (0.56%) Remedy