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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
UK / Scotland
Rank 63 98 104
Rank change year-on-year +35 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 85 56 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.74% 1.93% 1.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.16% 3.95% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 64 33 50
Median salary £46,250 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.64% +1.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,600 £69,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,125 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.50% +4.72%  

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 1380 1418 1619
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 60.66% 48.86% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 799 908 1044
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +1.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 22 March 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 22 March 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 +48 67 £47,500 -2.56% 13
Glasgow +6 15 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Dundee +8 3 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 85 (60.28%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (52.48%) Java
3 53 (37.59%) Python
4 52 (36.88%) TDD
4 52 (36.88%) NoSQL
5 51 (36.17%) JavaScript
6 50 (35.46%) C#
7 49 (34.75%) .NET
8 46 (32.62%) Web Application Development
9 41 (29.08%) Git (software)
10 39 (27.66%) Node.js
10 39 (27.66%) Ruby on Rails
11 36 (25.53%) RESTful
12 35 (24.82%) SQL Server
13 34 (24.11%) MVC
13 34 (24.11%) BDD
14 32 (22.70%) Software Engineering
15 31 (21.99%) WCF
15 31 (21.99%) ASP.NET
15 31 (21.99%) ASP.NET MVC
15 31 (21.99%) ASP.NET Web API
15 31 (21.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 30 (21.28%) Code First Entity Framework
16 30 (21.28%) Entity Framework
16 30 (21.28%) .NET Framework
17 27 (19.15%) C++
17 27 (19.15%) PHP
18 26 (18.44%) Perl
19 24 (17.02%) CSS
19 24 (17.02%) AngularJS

Ruby
Top Related 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 14 (9.93%) Apache
2 13 (9.22%) Tomcat
3 12 (8.51%) CMS
4 10 (7.09%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (4.96%) Apache Spark
6 5 (3.55%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.42%) Confluence
7 2 (1.42%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.71%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.35%) SaaS
2 13 (9.22%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.96%) IaaS
4 6 (4.26%) Google Analytics
5 5 (3.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.55%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.55%) GitHub
5 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.55%) PaaS
5 5 (3.55%) Slack
6 2 (1.42%) G Suite
7 1 (0.71%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.80%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.42%) NAS
2 2 (1.42%) SAN
3 1 (0.71%) LAN
3 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (36.88%) NoSQL
2 35 (24.82%) SQL Server
3 24 (17.02%) Relational Database
4 18 (12.77%) SQL Server 2016
5 16 (11.35%) MySQL
6 13 (9.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (4.96%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.26%) RDBMS
9 5 (3.55%) Apache Hive
9 5 (3.55%) Big Data
9 5 (3.55%) Flink
10 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.71%) GIS
12 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 41 (29.08%) Git (software)
2 21 (14.89%) Jenkins
3 13 (9.22%) Maven
4 12 (8.51%) Subversion
5 5 (3.55%) Travis CI
6 4 (2.84%) JIRA
6 4 (2.84%) JUnit
7 3 (2.13%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.13%) JMeter
7 3 (2.13%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.42%) Ant
8 2 (1.42%) Appium
8 2 (1.42%) Calabash
8 2 (1.42%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.42%) Gatling
8 2 (1.42%) JBehave
8 2 (1.42%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.42%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.71%) GoCD
9 1 (0.71%) gulp
General
1 14 (9.93%) Games
2 13 (9.22%) Banking
3 10 (7.09%) Finance
4 9 (6.38%) Investment Banking
4 9 (6.38%) Marketing
5 7 (4.96%) Advertising
6 3 (2.13%) Retail
7 2 (1.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (62.41%) Developer
2 31 (21.99%) .NET Developer
3 18 (12.77%) Software Engineer
4 17 (12.06%) Senior Developer
5 16 (11.35%) Java Developer
6 14 (9.93%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (7.09%) Ruby Developer
7 10 (7.09%) Tester
8 9 (6.38%) Manual Tester
8 9 (6.38%) Python Developer
8 9 (6.38%) Security Tester
8 9 (6.38%) Senior Python Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (4.26%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.26%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Digital Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (34.75%) .NET
2 39 (27.66%) Node.js
2 39 (27.66%) Ruby on Rails
3 36 (25.53%) RESTful
4 31 (21.99%) ASP.NET
4 31 (21.99%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (21.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 31 (21.99%) ASP.NET Web API
4 31 (21.99%) WCF
5 30 (21.28%) .NET Framework
5 30 (21.28%) Code First Entity Framework
5 30 (21.28%) Entity Framework
6 24 (17.02%) AngularJS
6 24 (17.02%) CSS
7 22 (15.60%) HTML
8 15 (10.64%) React
8 15 (10.64%) Spring
9 14 (9.93%) Hibernate
10 13 (9.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (8.51%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.22%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (3.55%) Social Media
3 5 (3.55%) User Experience
4 4 (2.84%) Blog
4 4 (2.84%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.42%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.42%) Fintech
6 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.71%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.71%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.31%) Linux
2 21 (14.89%) Windows
3 15 (10.64%) Android
4 14 (9.93%) Apple iOS
5 10 (7.09%) Solaris
6 7 (4.96%) Unix
7 3 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.42%) CentOS
8 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.71%) SUSE
9 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.71%) VMS
9 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (60.28%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (36.88%) TDD
3 46 (32.62%) Web Application Development
4 34 (24.11%) BDD
4 34 (24.11%) MVC
5 32 (22.70%) Software Engineering
6 21 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (11.35%) Web Development
8 14 (9.93%) Mentoring
9 13 (9.22%) Android Development
10 11 (7.80%) Analytics
10 11 (7.80%) iOS Development
11 10 (7.09%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (7.09%) Security Testing
12 9 (6.38%) Unit Testing
13 8 (5.67%) Configuration Management
13 8 (5.67%) OO
14 7 (4.96%) Open Source
15 6 (4.26%) Microservices
15 6 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 74 (52.48%) Java
2 53 (37.59%) Python
3 51 (36.17%) JavaScript
4 50 (35.46%) C#
5 27 (19.15%) C++
5 27 (19.15%) PHP
6 26 (18.44%) Perl
7 15 (10.64%) Bash Shell
8 11 (7.80%) C
9 10 (7.09%) VB
10 7 (4.96%) CoffeeScript
11 5 (3.55%) SQL
12 4 (2.84%) Clojure
13 2 (1.42%) Elixir
13 2 (1.42%) Erlang
13 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.71%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.71%) Haskell
14 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (14.18%) Degree
2 10 (7.09%) CREST Certified
3 2 (1.42%) NCDA
3 2 (1.42%) NCIE
3 2 (1.42%) VCAP
3 2 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.71%) ISEB
4 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) QA
1 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (10.64%) Docker
2 5 (3.55%) Apache Flume
3 3 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.13%) vSphere
4 2 (1.42%) vCloud
4 2 (1.42%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.71%) XenApp
5 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (9.22%) Puppet
2 7 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.26%) Mesos
4 5 (3.55%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (3.55%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.84%) Ansible
6 2 (1.42%) Capistrano
6 2 (1.42%) vRealize
7 1 (0.71%) Terraform
7 1 (0.71%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (7.80%) Alterian
2 10 (7.09%) Red Hat
3 8 (5.67%) Google
4 6 (4.26%) Facebook
5 5 (3.55%) Splunk
6 4 (2.84%) VMware
7 2 (1.42%) NetApp
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle
7 2 (1.42%) Perforce
8 1 (0.71%) Citrix
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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