The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 6 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 14 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 20.29% 1.33% 5.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 1.75% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Ruby
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dundee region.

Programming Languages Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 57 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 81.16% 76.00% 74.29%
Number of salaries quoted 44 40 19
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,995
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Ruby
Salary Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Dundee region.

Ruby Salary Trend in Dundee

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby.

1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) Python
3 11 (55.00%) Linux
4 10 (50.00%) .NET
5 9 (45.00%) Games
5 9 (45.00%) NoSQL
6 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (40.00%) SQL
7 7 (35.00%) Node.js
7 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (30.00%) Perl
9 5 (25.00%) C#
9 5 (25.00%) C++
9 5 (25.00%) UNIX
9 5 (25.00%) Scrum
9 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
10 4 (20.00%) Puppet
10 4 (20.00%) Hudson
10 4 (20.00%) Open Source
10 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 4 (20.00%) ZABBIX
10 4 (20.00%) DevOps
10 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (20.00%) Maven
10 4 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (35.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (10.00%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (20.00%) MySQL
3 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (20.00%) Maven
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Hudson
3 3 (15.00%) JIRA
3 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 9 (45.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Build Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Release Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 4 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) LESS
4 3 (15.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
4 3 (15.00%) Sinatra
5 2 (10.00%) Flash
6 1 (5.00%) JMS
6 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.00%) Spring
6 1 (5.00%) JSP
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
6 1 (5.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) Stage3D
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.00%) Mobile Games
2 3 (15.00%) Replication
3 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.00%) Social Gaming
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) UNIX
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.00%) Android
6 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) User Stories
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Software Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Game Development
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) Python
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) Perl
5 5 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (25.00%) C++
6 4 (20.00%) PHP
7 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (10.00%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (10.00%) ActionScript
9 1 (5.00%) GLSL
9 1 (5.00%) HLSL
9 1 (5.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Nagios
1 4 (20.00%) ZABBIX
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.00%) Facebook
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Apple