Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > Scotland
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 133 74
Rank change year-on-year +37 -59 -1
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 66 98 226
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 2.28% 1.86% 3.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.83% 3.20% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 29 66 210
Median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £53,400 £68,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% +9.52% -

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 1,722 3,066 3,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 59.50% 58.07% 56.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,106 2,087 2,256
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £68,375
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Scotland

Ruby
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ruby in Scotland.

Salary trend for Ruby in Scotland

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ruby in Scotland over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 +48 37 £35,000 -22.22%
Edinburgh +15 24 £45,000 -11.33% 4
Dundee - 3 £37,500 -
Fife +17 1 £45,000 -
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (59.09%) Python
3 32 (48.48%) Ruby on Rails
4 29 (43.94%) Linux
5 27 (40.91%) TDD
6 26 (39.39%) JavaScript
7 23 (34.85%) HTML
7 23 (34.85%) .NET
7 23 (34.85%) CSS
8 21 (31.82%) C#
8 21 (31.82%) AWS
9 20 (30.30%) Azure
9 20 (30.30%) SQL
10 17 (25.76%) Git (software)
10 17 (25.76%) BDD
10 17 (25.76%) Docker
11 16 (24.24%) DevOps
12 15 (22.73%) Java
13 14 (21.21%) Public Cloud
14 13 (19.70%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (19.70%) Mobile First
14 13 (19.70%) ES6
14 13 (19.70%) User Experience
14 13 (19.70%) Sass
14 13 (19.70%) PostCSS
14 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
14 13 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (18.18%) Unix
15 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
15 12 (18.18%) PHP

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 1 (1.52%) Apache
1 1 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (31.82%) AWS
2 20 (30.30%) Azure
3 5 (7.58%) PaaS
3 5 (7.58%) SaaS
3 5 (7.58%) Serverless
4 4 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (6.06%) GitHub
5 3 (4.55%) GCP
6 1 (1.52%) IaaS
6 1 (1.52%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) DMZ
1 1 (1.52%) Firewall
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
1 1 (1.52%) Network Security
1 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.52%) tcpdump
1 1 (1.52%) VPN
1 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) MySQL
2 8 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.06%) Big Data
4 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (25.76%) Git (software)
2 13 (19.70%) PostCSS
3 10 (15.15%) Subversion
4 9 (13.64%) Jenkins
5 7 (10.61%) Ant
5 7 (10.61%) Apache Ivy
5 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
6 6 (9.09%) GitLab
7 5 (7.58%) JIRA
8 4 (6.06%) Eclipse
8 4 (6.06%) RubyMine
9 3 (4.55%) Cucumber
9 3 (4.55%) PHPUnit
10 2 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (3.03%) Grunt
10 2 (3.03%) gulp
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Law
3 1 (1.52%) Games
3 1 (1.52%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 44 (66.67%) Developer
2 13 (19.70%) UI Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Software Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Software Developer
5 6 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) DevOps Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (7.58%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Backend Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Junior
8 3 (4.55%) Python Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (48.48%) Ruby on Rails
2 23 (34.85%) .NET
2 23 (34.85%) CSS
2 23 (34.85%) HTML
3 13 (19.70%) Sass
4 10 (15.15%) Node.js
5 9 (13.64%) AngularJS
5 9 (13.64%) RESTful
6 6 (9.09%) Laravel
6 6 (9.09%) REST
6 6 (9.09%) Symfony
6 6 (9.09%) Web Services
7 4 (6.06%) CSS3
7 4 (6.06%) React
8 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (4.55%) MEAN Stack
8 3 (4.55%) SOAP
8 3 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (4.55%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Public Cloud
2 13 (19.70%) User Experience
3 8 (12.12%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.03%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) iPhone
5 1 (1.52%) Life Science
5 1 (1.52%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.52%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.94%) Linux
2 12 (18.18%) Unix
3 9 (13.64%) Windows
4 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.58%) CentOS
6 3 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.52%) Android
8 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.91%) TDD
3 17 (25.76%) BDD
4 16 (24.24%) DevOps
5 13 (19.70%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (19.70%) Mobile First
5 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
6 12 (18.18%) SDLC
7 10 (15.15%) Scrum
7 10 (15.15%) Test Automation
8 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
9 7 (10.61%) Release Management
10 6 (9.09%) MVC
10 6 (9.09%) OO
11 5 (7.58%) Acceptance Criteria
11 5 (7.58%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (7.58%) Data Protection
11 5 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (7.58%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 39 (59.09%) Python
2 26 (39.39%) JavaScript
3 21 (31.82%) C#
4 20 (30.30%) SQL
5 15 (22.73%) Java
6 13 (19.70%) ES6
7 12 (18.18%) PHP
8 8 (12.12%) PowerShell
9 6 (9.09%) Go
10 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.03%) C++
10 2 (3.03%) Perl
11 1 (1.52%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.52%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (1.52%) Clojure
11 1 (1.52%) Elixir
11 1 (1.52%) Groovy
11 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 17 (25.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 6 (9.09%) Puppet
2 5 (7.58%) Ansible
3 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.55%) Terraform
4 2 (3.03%) Consul
4 2 (3.03%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (3.03%) Grafana
4 2 (3.03%) Graphite
4 2 (3.03%) Packer
4 2 (3.03%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.52%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.52%) Kibana
5 1 (1.52%) logstash
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) Micro Focus
3 3 (4.55%) VMware
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (1.52%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.52%) Splunk