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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 95 84 76
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 12 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.81% 1.09% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% 2.73% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 5
Average salary £45,000 £40,750 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.42% -1.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £30,650 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,800 £43,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
577 477 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.15% 39.98% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 401 322 301
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 22 July 2014.

Ruby on Rails Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 21 (100.00%) Ruby
2 20 (95.24%) HTML
2 20 (95.24%) CSS
3 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
3 17 (80.95%) Linux
4 13 (61.90%) Python
4 13 (61.90%) jQuery
5 12 (57.14%) HTML5
5 12 (57.14%) SQL
6 10 (47.62%) Java
7 9 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (42.86%) TDD
8 8 (38.10%) Perl
8 8 (38.10%) UNIX
8 8 (38.10%) Open Source
8 8 (38.10%) LESS
9 7 (33.33%) Software Architecture
9 7 (33.33%) Sinatra
9 7 (33.33%) Degree
9 7 (33.33%) MySQL
10 6 (28.57%) OO
10 6 (28.57%) Web Development
10 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
11 5 (23.81%) CoffeeScript
11 5 (23.81%) Capistrano
11 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
11 5 (23.81%) BDD
11 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (23.81%) RSpec

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
1 3 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
1 5 (23.81%) RSpec
1 5 (23.81%) Jasmine
2 2 (9.52%) RubyMine
2 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (19.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Ruby Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Software Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Programmer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) UI Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) HTML
1 20 (95.24%) CSS
2 13 (61.90%) jQuery
3 12 (57.14%) HTML5
4 8 (38.10%) LESS
5 7 (33.33%) Sinatra
6 5 (23.81%) Ember.js
6 5 (23.81%) Backbone.js
7 3 (14.29%) CSS3
8 2 (9.52%) Web Services
9 1 (4.76%) Java EE
9 1 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Open Source
2 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Informatics
4 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.76%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) UNIX
3 5 (23.81%) AIX
3 5 (23.81%) Solaris
3 5 (23.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (42.86%) TDD
2 7 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 6 (28.57%) OO
3 6 (28.57%) Web Development
4 5 (23.81%) BDD
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (23.81%) Pair Programming
4 5 (23.81%) MVC
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Ruby
2 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
3 13 (61.90%) Python
4 12 (57.14%) SQL
5 10 (47.62%) Java
6 8 (38.10%) Perl
7 5 (23.81%) CoffeeScript
8 3 (14.29%) Scala
9 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Greenplum