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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 8 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 8.89% 4.55% 9.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.05% 5.36% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £36,250 £28,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.19% -28.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £23,300 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £33,700 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
21 56 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 46.67% 84.85% 67.74%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 14
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 30 October 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 14 (82.35%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) NoSQL
3 9 (52.94%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) Python
3 9 (52.94%) Games
4 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
4 8 (47.06%) Linux
4 8 (47.06%) Node.js
5 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
7 5 (29.41%) PHP
7 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (29.41%) Open Source
8 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
8 4 (23.53%) ZABBIX
8 4 (23.53%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (23.53%) Scrum
8 4 (23.53%) Maven
8 4 (23.53%) Perl
8 4 (23.53%) Web Services
8 4 (23.53%) MySQL
8 4 (23.53%) Nagios
8 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
8 4 (23.53%) Puppet
8 4 (23.53%) Hudson

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 8 (47.06%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (17.65%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (17.65%) Route 53
3 3 (17.65%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) NoSQL
2 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
3 4 (23.53%) MySQL
4 2 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) Maven
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Hudson
3 3 (17.65%) JIRA
3 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
4 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 9 (52.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Server Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Build Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Build Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Release Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) Flash
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) Sinatra
5 1 (5.88%) LESS
5 1 (5.88%) Stage3D
5 1 (5.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Open Source
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile Games
2 3 (17.65%) Replication
2 3 (17.65%) Social Gaming
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.88%) Social Media
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) User Stories
3 3 (17.65%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
4 2 (11.76%) Release Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Game Development
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) PHP
5 4 (23.53%) Perl
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) C++
6 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
7 2 (11.76%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (11.76%) ActionScript
8 1 (5.88%) GLSL
8 1 (5.88%) HLSL
8 1 (5.88%) Lua
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Nagios
1 4 (23.53%) ZABBIX
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Facebook
4 1 (5.88%) Apple