The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 96 82 97
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 6 32 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.50% 2.29% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 4.75% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 5
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
461 674 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.38% 48.28% 43.25%
Number of salaries quoted 269 421 352
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Ruby on Rails Salary Trend in Glasgow

Ruby on Rails
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) Haml
2 5 (83.33%) Sass
3 4 (66.67%) RSpec
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) OOP
4 3 (50.00%) OO
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (33.33%) Digital Media
5 2 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
5 2 (33.33%) Publishing
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
6 1 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (16.67%) MVC
6 1 (16.67%) Ember.js
6 1 (16.67%) Clojure
6 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (16.67%) Scala
6 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
6 1 (16.67%) Jasmine

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) RSpec
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Junior
3 2 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Haml
1 5 (83.33%) Sass
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Ember.js
4 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) Clojure