Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 78 106
Rank change year-on-year +15 +28 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 233 131 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.15% 2.84% 2.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.20% 4.97% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 154 89 97
Scotland median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £76,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +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 3,236 2,634 3,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 57.62% 57.01% 49.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,232 1,650 1,941
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,750 £58,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +39 134 £50,000 +17.65% 13
Edinburgh -30 71 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Dundee -1 12 £32,500 -17.72% 2
Aberdeen 0 11 £32,500 -7.14%
Fife - 5 - -
South Lanarkshire -5 1 £42,500 +30.77%
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 142 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (58.37%) Python
3 108 (46.35%) TDD
4 93 (39.91%) Java
5 84 (36.05%) JavaScript
5 84 (36.05%) NoSQL
6 74 (31.76%) C#
7 70 (30.04%) Linux
8 69 (29.61%) BDD
9 67 (28.76%) MVC
9 67 (28.76%) Git (software)
9 67 (28.76%) Amazon AWS
10 63 (27.04%) HTML
11 62 (26.61%) Node.js
12 55 (23.61%) DevOps
13 54 (23.18%) Docker
14 53 (22.75%) Puppet
14 53 (22.75%) .NET
15 49 (21.03%) SQL Server
15 49 (21.03%) Opscode Chef
16 48 (20.60%) Web Application Development
16 48 (20.60%) ASP.NET
17 47 (20.17%) RESTful
17 47 (20.17%) ASP.NET MVC
17 47 (20.17%) Ruby on Rails
17 47 (20.17%) WCF
17 47 (20.17%) ASP.NET Web API
17 47 (20.17%) SQL Server 2016
17 47 (20.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 46 (19.74%) Software Engineering

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 27 (11.59%) Tomcat
2 26 (11.16%) JBoss
3 21 (9.01%) Jetty
3 21 (9.01%) WebLogic
4 13 (5.58%) WebSphere
5 9 (3.86%) WordPress
6 8 (3.43%) Apache
6 8 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.58%) CMS
8 5 (2.15%) Drupal
8 5 (2.15%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.72%) CloudStack
9 4 (1.72%) Confluence
10 3 (1.29%) nginx
11 2 (0.86%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.86%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.43%) SAS
12 1 (0.43%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (0.86%) EngageOne
1 2 (0.86%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.43%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 67 (28.76%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (12.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.15%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (4.72%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (4.72%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.58%) OpenShift
6 5 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.29%) Heroku
8 2 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.86%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.86%) GitHub
8 2 (0.86%) iTunes
8 2 (0.86%) SaaS
8 2 (0.86%) Serverless
9 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.01%) Firewall
2 13 (5.58%) AMQP
3 6 (2.58%) SSL
4 3 (1.29%) VPN
5 2 (0.86%) DNS
5 2 (0.86%) HTTP
5 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (36.05%) NoSQL
2 49 (21.03%) SQL Server
3 47 (20.17%) SQL Server 2016
4 27 (11.59%) MongoDB
5 24 (10.30%) Hadoop
6 22 (9.44%) Couchbase
6 22 (9.44%) Redis
6 22 (9.44%) Riak
7 14 (6.01%) Big Data
7 14 (6.01%) Relational Database
8 13 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (4.29%) MySQL
10 6 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.86%) Bigtable
12 2 (0.86%) OpenTSDB
12 2 (0.86%) Parquet
13 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 67 (28.76%) Git (software)
2 41 (17.60%) Vagrant
3 31 (13.30%) Cucumber
4 29 (12.45%) Selenium
5 22 (9.44%) FitNesse
6 19 (8.15%) Jenkins
7 11 (4.72%) Maven
8 8 (3.43%) JUnit
9 6 (2.58%) JIRA
10 5 (2.15%) JMeter
10 5 (2.15%) Subversion
11 4 (1.72%) Gradle
11 4 (1.72%) JBehave
11 4 (1.72%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.72%) Mockito
11 4 (1.72%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.29%) Hudson
12 3 (1.29%) PHPUnit
12 3 (1.29%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (13.73%) Advertising
2 21 (9.01%) Finance
3 12 (5.15%) Games
4 6 (2.58%) Banking
5 5 (2.15%) Retail
6 4 (1.72%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 130 (55.79%) Developer
2 47 (20.17%) .NET Developer
3 32 (13.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (11.16%) Software Engineer
5 23 (9.87%) Java Developer
6 19 (8.15%) Senior Developer
7 18 (7.73%) Software Developer
8 16 (6.87%) Cloud Engineer
9 15 (6.44%) Web Developer
10 14 (6.01%) Senior DevOps
10 14 (6.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 12 (5.15%) Senior Software Engineer
12 8 (3.43%) Full Stack Developer
12 8 (3.43%) Python Developer
12 8 (3.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 6 (2.58%) Junior
13 6 (2.58%) Junior Developer
13 6 (2.58%) Ruby Developer
13 6 (2.58%) Tester
14 5 (2.15%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (27.04%) HTML
2 62 (26.61%) Node.js
3 53 (22.75%) .NET
4 48 (20.60%) ASP.NET
5 47 (20.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 47 (20.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 47 (20.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 47 (20.17%) RESTful
5 47 (20.17%) Ruby on Rails
5 47 (20.17%) WCF
6 40 (17.17%) CSS
7 37 (15.88%) HTML5
8 36 (15.45%) .NET Framework
8 36 (15.45%) Code First Entity Framework
8 36 (15.45%) Entity Framework
9 22 (9.44%) Hibernate
9 22 (9.44%) Spring
10 21 (9.01%) AngularJS
11 18 (7.73%) RabbitMQ
12 17 (7.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.73%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (7.73%) Fintech
3 13 (5.58%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (5.15%) Public Cloud
5 11 (4.72%) Social Network
6 4 (1.72%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.72%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.72%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.86%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.86%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.86%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.86%) iPad
8 2 (0.86%) iPhone
8 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.86%) PlayStation
8 2 (0.86%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 70 (30.04%) Linux
2 24 (10.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (9.87%) CentOS
4 22 (9.44%) Ubuntu
5 20 (8.58%) Unix
6 18 (7.73%) Windows
7 6 (2.58%) Solaris
8 4 (1.72%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.29%) Android
9 3 (1.29%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.86%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (46.35%) TDD
3 69 (29.61%) BDD
4 67 (28.76%) MVC
5 55 (23.61%) DevOps
6 48 (20.60%) Web Application Development
7 46 (19.74%) Software Engineering
8 43 (18.45%) Test Automation
9 40 (17.17%) Configuration Management
10 38 (16.31%) Mentoring
11 36 (15.45%) Scrum
12 35 (15.02%) Open Source
13 26 (11.16%) Multithreading
13 26 (11.16%) Web Development
14 25 (10.73%) OO
15 24 (10.30%) Kanban
16 23 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (9.87%) SDLC
17 18 (7.73%) DSDM
17 18 (7.73%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 136 (58.37%) Python
2 93 (39.91%) Java
3 84 (36.05%) JavaScript
4 74 (31.76%) C#
5 42 (18.03%) Bash Shell
6 29 (12.45%) C++
7 27 (11.59%) SQL
8 23 (9.87%) PHP
9 16 (6.87%) Perl
10 9 (3.86%) Clojure
11 7 (3.00%) C
12 6 (2.58%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.58%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.15%) Scala
14 4 (1.72%) ActionScript
14 4 (1.72%) Elixir
14 4 (1.72%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.86%) Go
15 2 (0.86%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (7.30%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.87%) Degree
3 5 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.29%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.86%) CREST Certified
5 2 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.73%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 54 (23.18%) Docker
2 5 (2.15%) vSphere
3 4 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.72%) Xen
3 4 (1.72%) XenServer
4 2 (0.86%) HDFS
4 2 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.43%) vCloud
5 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 53 (22.75%) Puppet
2 49 (21.03%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (18.03%) Ansible
4 27 (11.59%) Cobbler
5 21 (9.01%) Packer
6 12 (5.15%) Kubernetes
7 5 (2.15%) Nagios
7 5 (2.15%) Terraform
7 5 (2.15%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.29%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.29%) logstash
8 3 (1.29%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.86%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.86%) Kibana
9 2 (0.86%) Mesos
10 1 (0.43%) Cacti
10 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.43%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.43%) yum
Vendors
1 24 (10.30%) Facebook
2 14 (6.01%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.58%) IBM
3 13 (5.58%) TIBCO
4 9 (3.86%) Oracle
5 8 (3.43%) Informatica
6 6 (2.58%) Google
6 6 (2.58%) Zend
7 4 (1.72%) EnterpriseDB
7 4 (1.72%) Splunk
7 4 (1.72%) Sybase
7 4 (1.72%) VMware
8 3 (1.29%) Ogone
8 3 (1.29%) PayPal
8 3 (1.29%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.86%) Adobe
9 2 (0.86%) F5
9 2 (0.86%) Perforce
10 1 (0.43%) Xamarin