The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby on Rails skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 107 79 94
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 8 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.36% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.29% 0.96% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £55,000 £28,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.30% -28.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
622 417 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.22% 37.87% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 441 272 410
Average salary £38,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.23% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby on Rails
Scotland

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Ruby on Rails Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Ruby on Rails
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Ruby on Rails Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails.

1 26 (100.00%) HTML
1 26 (100.00%) Ruby
2 24 (92.31%) HTML5
3 23 (88.46%) SQL
4 22 (84.62%) Java
4 22 (84.62%) CSS
5 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
5 19 (73.08%) Python
6 18 (69.23%) Linux
6 18 (69.23%) jQuery
7 16 (61.54%) Perl
7 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (50.00%) Scrum
8 13 (50.00%) GIS
8 13 (50.00%) Shell Script
8 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 13 (50.00%) JSON
8 13 (50.00%) JIRA
8 13 (50.00%) Django
8 13 (50.00%) Product Management
8 13 (50.00%) MongoDB
8 13 (50.00%) NoSQL
8 13 (50.00%) GitHub
8 13 (50.00%) AngularJS
8 13 (50.00%) PostGIS
9 7 (26.92%) Games
9 7 (26.92%) Scala
10 4 (15.38%) Software Architecture
10 4 (15.38%) CSS3
10 4 (15.38%) Big Data

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Drupal
1 1 (3.85%) WordPress
1 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 13 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (15.38%) Big Data
3 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) JIRA
1 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) RSpec
2 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.69%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (26.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Architect
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (34.62%) Software Architect
4 8 (30.77%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) HTML
2 24 (92.31%) HTML5
3 22 (84.62%) CSS
4 18 (69.23%) jQuery
5 13 (50.00%) PostGIS
5 13 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 13 (50.00%) JSON
5 13 (50.00%) Django
6 4 (15.38%) CSS3
7 3 (11.54%) LESS
8 2 (7.69%) Ember.js
8 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
8 2 (7.69%) Sinatra
9 1 (3.85%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) GIS
2 3 (11.54%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (3.85%) Informatics
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) AIX
3 2 (7.69%) Solaris
3 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) Product Management
2 13 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (15.38%) Software Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) BDD
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Web Development
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
6 1 (3.85%) Data Management
6 1 (3.85%) Content Management
6 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Use Case
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Kanban
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Ruby
2 23 (88.46%) SQL
3 22 (84.62%) Java
4 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
4 19 (73.08%) Python
5 16 (61.54%) Perl
6 13 (50.00%) Shell Script
7 7 (26.92%) Scala
8 2 (7.69%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Capistrano
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