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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 91 105
Rank change year-on-year +3 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 72 71 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.65% 2.48% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.14% 4.74% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 66 46 50
Median salary £40,000 £46,250 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.51% +24.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1739 1497 1560
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 64.08% 52.23% 50.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1111 795 967
Median salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Ruby as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +20 51 £38,500 -4.93% 5
Glasgow -20 18 £52,500 +10.52% 4
West Lothian - 1 £26,000 -
Highlands - 1 £42,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £60,000 -
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 89 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (48.75%) Java
3 75 (46.88%) C#
4 74 (46.25%) NoSQL
5 69 (43.13%) Python
6 68 (42.50%) Web Application Development
7 66 (41.25%) .NET
8 61 (38.13%) TDD
9 56 (35.00%) RESTful
10 53 (33.13%) Node.js
11 50 (31.25%) BDD
11 50 (31.25%) Git (software)
12 49 (30.63%) SQL Server
12 49 (30.63%) MVC
13 46 (28.75%) ASP.NET
13 46 (28.75%) .NET Framework
13 46 (28.75%) WCF
13 46 (28.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 46 (28.75%) Entity Framework
13 46 (28.75%) ASP.NET Web API
13 46 (28.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 46 (28.75%) Code First Entity Framework
14 41 (25.63%) Ruby on Rails
15 40 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
16 34 (21.25%) JavaScript
17 32 (20.00%) C++
18 27 (16.88%) Linux
19 26 (16.25%) PHP
19 26 (16.25%) Enterprise Software
20 25 (15.63%) Jenkins

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 19 (11.88%) Apache
2 17 (10.63%) CMS
3 14 (8.75%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.75%) Confluence
4 6 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.88%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.63%) JBoss
6 1 (0.63%) Moodle
6 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.13%) SaaS
2 12 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.25%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.63%) GitHub
5 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.63%) IaaS
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.63%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.50%) Internet
3 2 (1.25%) HTTP
4 1 (0.63%) DNS
4 1 (0.63%) SMS
4 1 (0.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (46.25%) NoSQL
2 49 (30.63%) SQL Server
3 40 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 25 (15.63%) Relational Database
5 16 (10.00%) MySQL
6 8 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.75%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (3.13%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.13%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.88%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.25%) Big Data
11 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.63%) Flink
11 1 (0.63%) GIS
11 1 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 25 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 18 (11.25%) Maven
4 15 (9.38%) Subversion
5 12 (7.50%) JUnit
6 11 (6.88%) JMeter
7 6 (3.75%) Appium
7 6 (3.75%) Calabash
7 6 (3.75%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.75%) Gatling
7 6 (3.75%) JBehave
7 6 (3.75%) JIRA
7 6 (3.75%) SpecFlow
7 6 (3.75%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.13%) Ant
8 5 (3.13%) HttpUnit
9 3 (1.88%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.25%) Selenium
10 2 (1.25%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (11.88%) Marketing
2 13 (8.13%) Advertising
3 11 (6.88%) Banking
3 11 (6.88%) Games
3 11 (6.88%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.50%) Finance
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 105 (65.63%) Developer
2 46 (28.75%) .NET Developer
3 26 (16.25%) Senior Developer
4 22 (13.75%) Java Developer
5 20 (12.50%) Tester
6 16 (10.00%) Manual Tester
6 16 (10.00%) Security Tester
7 14 (8.75%) .NET Software Developer
7 14 (8.75%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 14 (8.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (8.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (8.75%) C# Developer
8 12 (7.50%) Python Developer
9 11 (6.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (6.88%) Senior Python Developer
9 11 (6.88%) Software Engineer
10 8 (5.00%) Ruby Developer
11 6 (3.75%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (41.25%) .NET
2 56 (35.00%) RESTful
3 53 (33.13%) Node.js
4 46 (28.75%) .NET Framework
4 46 (28.75%) ASP.NET
4 46 (28.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 46 (28.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 46 (28.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 46 (28.75%) Code First Entity Framework
4 46 (28.75%) Entity Framework
4 46 (28.75%) WCF
5 41 (25.63%) Ruby on Rails
6 20 (12.50%) Spring
7 19 (11.88%) Hibernate
8 16 (10.00%) J2EE
9 15 (9.38%) AngularJS
9 15 (9.38%) CSS
10 13 (8.13%) HTML
11 12 (7.50%) JSP
11 12 (7.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.25%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (8.75%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.75%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.38%) User Experience
4 4 (2.50%) Social Media
5 3 (1.88%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.25%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) VLE
7 1 (0.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.88%) Linux
2 24 (15.00%) Windows
3 20 (12.50%) Solaris
4 18 (11.25%) Apple iOS
5 13 (8.13%) Android
6 7 (4.38%) Unix
7 1 (0.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (42.50%) Web Application Development
3 61 (38.13%) TDD
4 50 (31.25%) BDD
5 49 (30.63%) MVC
6 20 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 17 (10.63%) iOS Development
7 17 (10.63%) Test Automation
8 16 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (10.00%) Security Testing
9 12 (7.50%) Android Development
10 11 (6.88%) Unit Testing
11 9 (5.63%) Front End Development
11 9 (5.63%) OO
11 9 (5.63%) Web Development
12 8 (5.00%) DevOps
13 7 (4.38%) Open Source
13 7 (4.38%) Scrum
14 6 (3.75%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 78 (48.75%) Java
2 75 (46.88%) C#
3 69 (43.13%) Python
4 34 (21.25%) JavaScript
5 32 (20.00%) C++
6 26 (16.25%) PHP
7 20 (12.50%) Perl
8 18 (11.25%) Bash Shell
9 16 (10.00%) C
9 16 (10.00%) VB
10 14 (8.75%) SQL
11 7 (4.38%) Scala
12 5 (3.13%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (2.50%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.63%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.63%) Clojure
14 1 (0.63%) Erlang
14 1 (0.63%) Haskell
14 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (10.00%) CREST Certified
2 13 (8.13%) Degree
3 9 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (7.50%) Puppet
2 11 (6.88%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.38%) Ansible
4 1 (0.63%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.63%) Mesos
4 1 (0.63%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.63%) yum
Vendors
1 18 (11.25%) Red Hat
2 16 (10.00%) Alterian
3 12 (7.50%) Facebook
4 6 (3.75%) Oracle
5 3 (1.88%) VMware
6 1 (0.63%) F5
6 1 (0.63%) Google
6 1 (0.63%) Perforce
6 1 (0.63%) Progress
6 1 (0.63%) Splunk
6 1 (0.63%) Zend
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dundee
Pearson Frank
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Posted: Yesterday
Dundee, Angus
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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