The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 108 88 81
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -7
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 2 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.68% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 2.01% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 3
Average salary £39,000 £44,750 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.84% +86.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Ruby on Rails
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
590 447 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.82% 33.74% 36.83%
Number of salaries quoted 470 298 321
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 20 (100.00%) Ruby
2 19 (95.00%) Linux
3 17 (85.00%) HTML
3 17 (85.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (85.00%) CSS
4 15 (75.00%) Python
5 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (65.00%) jQuery
7 9 (45.00%) TDD
7 9 (45.00%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (45.00%) SQL
7 9 (45.00%) MySQL
7 9 (45.00%) HTML5
8 8 (40.00%) LESS
8 8 (40.00%) Perl
8 8 (40.00%) UNIX
8 8 (40.00%) Open Source
9 7 (35.00%) Software Architecture
9 7 (35.00%) Degree
9 7 (35.00%) Java
9 7 (35.00%) Sinatra
10 6 (30.00%) OO
10 6 (30.00%) Web Development
10 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
10 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (25.00%) SaaS
11 5 (25.00%) Capistrano
11 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
11 5 (25.00%) BDD
11 5 (25.00%) RSpec

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 2 (10.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (10.00%) nginx
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) SaaS
2 3 (15.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MySQL
1 9 (45.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) RSpec
1 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) RubyMine
2 2 (10.00%) Hudson
2 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Games
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Programmer
2 5 (25.00%) Ruby Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Configuration Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) HTML
1 17 (85.00%) CSS
2 13 (65.00%) jQuery
3 9 (45.00%) HTML5
4 8 (40.00%) LESS
5 7 (35.00%) Sinatra
6 5 (25.00%) Backbone.js
6 5 (25.00%) Ember.js
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services
8 1 (5.00%) LAMP
8 1 (5.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Open Source
2 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Social Media
3 1 (5.00%) Informatics
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) UNIX
3 5 (25.00%) AIX
3 5 (25.00%) Solaris
3 5 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) Software Architecture
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (30.00%) OO
4 6 (30.00%) Web Development
5 5 (25.00%) MVC
5 5 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 5 (25.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (10.00%) DevOps
9 1 (5.00%) Analytics
9 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (5.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Ruby
2 17 (85.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (75.00%) Python
4 9 (45.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) Perl
6 7 (35.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
9 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Capistrano
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Greenplum