Period
to 4 August 2021

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 4 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
UK > Scotland
6 months to
4 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 137 89 102
Rank change year-on-year -48 +13 -19
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 62 48 139
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 1.41% 2.17% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.72% 3.56% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 41 22 74
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £33,750 £35,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +37.50% -15.79% -5.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £50,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £57,125 £68,750
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%

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 2,281 1,349 3,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 51.91% 60.88% 57.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,573 883 2,057
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,800 £30,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,350 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 4 August 2021.

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 4 August 2021. 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
Edinburgh -33 28 £75,000 +66.67% 6
Glasgow -33 16 £57,000 +42.50% 8
Dundee -11 9 £55,000 +46.67%
Stirling - 5 £35,000 -
Scottish Borders - 2 £53,750 -
Falkirk - 1 - -
Ruby
UK

For the 6 months to 4 August 2021, 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 45 (72.58%) Python
2 43 (69.35%) AWS
3 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (58.06%) Azure
5 34 (54.84%) DevOps
6 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
7 30 (48.39%) Linux
7 30 (48.39%) Docker
8 28 (45.16%) Kubernetes
8 28 (45.16%) Terraform
9 23 (37.10%) C#
10 22 (35.48%) Software Engineering
11 21 (33.87%) Java
12 20 (32.26%) Go
13 18 (29.03%) Ruby on Rails
14 16 (25.81%) Open Source
14 16 (25.81%) Packer
15 14 (22.58%) Elasticsearch
15 14 (22.58%) Full Stack Development
15 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
16 13 (20.97%) SaaS
16 13 (20.97%) Big Data
17 12 (19.35%) Puppet
17 12 (19.35%) Ansible
18 11 (17.74%) Jenkins
18 11 (17.74%) High Availability
18 11 (17.74%) PaaS
18 11 (17.74%) SQL
18 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
19 10 (16.13%) Windows

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 14 (22.58%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.61%) StreamWeaver
2 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.61%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 43 (69.35%) AWS
2 36 (58.06%) Azure
3 13 (20.97%) SaaS
4 11 (17.74%) PaaS
5 10 (16.13%) GCP
6 9 (14.52%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (3.23%) Serverless
8 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) Firewall
1 9 (14.52%) SSL
2 1 (1.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) Big Data
2 9 (14.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (14.52%) Hadoop
3 6 (9.68%) Redis
4 4 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.23%) MySQL
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.61%) Essbase
6 1 (1.61%) Metadata
6 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.74%) Jenkins
3 9 (14.52%) Artifactory
4 2 (3.23%) Appium
4 2 (3.23%) GitLab
4 2 (3.23%) RSpec
4 2 (3.23%) Selenium
4 2 (3.23%) Subversion
4 2 (3.23%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.61%) JIRA
5 1 (1.61%) minitest
5 1 (1.61%) PVCS
5 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (12.90%) Social Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Site Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Software Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Ruby Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 2 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Developer in Test
7 2 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Ruby Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Senior Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (16.13%) React
3 9 (14.52%) Kafka
4 7 (11.29%) .NET
4 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET
5 6 (9.68%) Node.js
6 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.06%) Vue.js
7 3 (4.84%) CSS
7 3 (4.84%) HTML
7 3 (4.84%) Redux
8 2 (3.23%) CSS3
8 2 (3.23%) GraphQL
8 2 (3.23%) HTML5
8 2 (3.23%) RESTful
9 1 (1.61%) Django
9 1 (1.61%) Java EE
9 1 (1.61%) jQuery
9 1 (1.61%) REST
9 1 (1.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
1 9 (14.52%) Hybrid Cloud
1 9 (14.52%) PKI
2 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (48.39%) Linux
2 10 (16.13%) Windows
3 9 (14.52%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.45%) Unix
5 1 (1.61%) CentOS
5 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (54.84%) DevOps
3 22 (35.48%) Software Engineering
4 16 (25.81%) Open Source
5 14 (22.58%) Full Stack Development
6 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
6 11 (17.74%) High Availability
7 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (14.52%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (14.52%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 9 (14.52%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 9 (14.52%) Technical Leadership
8 9 (14.52%) Visualisation
9 7 (11.29%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
9 7 (11.29%) TDD
10 6 (9.68%) MVC
11 5 (8.06%) BDD
11 5 (8.06%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 45 (72.58%) Python
2 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 23 (37.10%) C#
4 21 (33.87%) Java
5 20 (32.26%) Go
6 11 (17.74%) SQL
7 9 (14.52%) Shell Script
8 6 (9.68%) PHP
9 4 (6.45%) Scala
10 3 (4.84%) C++
11 2 (3.23%) Elixir
11 2 (3.23%) Perl
12 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.61%) Clojure
12 1 (1.61%) Elm
12 1 (1.61%) Erlang
12 1 (1.61%) Haskell
12 1 (1.61%) Rust
12 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) AWS Certification
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
1 1 (1.61%) RHCE
1 1 (1.61%) RHCSA
1 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (48.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (45.16%) Kubernetes
1 28 (45.16%) Terraform
2 16 (25.81%) Packer
3 12 (19.35%) Ansible
3 12 (19.35%) Puppet
4 9 (14.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.61%) Consul
5 1 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.61%) Grafana
5 1 (1.61%) Graphite
5 1 (1.61%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 4 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.61%) SaltStack