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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 100 71 83
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +12
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 2 39 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.17% 2.93% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 5.94% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 33 15
Average salary £32,500 £57,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.47% +74.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £40,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £59,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +22.22%
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
480 657 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.77% 49.44% 51.67%
Number of salaries quoted 291 438 352
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 18 (100.00%) Ruby
2 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (77.78%) TDD
3 14 (77.78%) MySQL
4 10 (55.56%) Linux
5 9 (50.00%) UNIX
5 9 (50.00%) Java
5 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (50.00%) Android
5 9 (50.00%) Semantic Web
5 9 (50.00%) Clojure
5 9 (50.00%) Datomic
5 9 (50.00%) Functional Programming
5 9 (50.00%) User Experience
6 8 (44.44%) Scrum
7 7 (38.89%) CSS
7 7 (38.89%) HTML
7 7 (38.89%) jQuery
7 7 (38.89%) RSpec
8 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
8 6 (33.33%) CoffeeScript
8 6 (33.33%) Android Development
9 5 (27.78%) Jasmine
9 5 (27.78%) Backbone.js
10 4 (22.22%) BDD
10 4 (22.22%) Ember.js
10 4 (22.22%) Kanban
11 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
11 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) MySQL
2 9 (50.00%) Datomic
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) RSpec
2 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (27.78%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Ruby Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) CSS
1 7 (38.89%) jQuery
2 5 (27.78%) Backbone.js
3 4 (22.22%) Ember.js
4 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) Haml
5 2 (11.11%) Sass
6 1 (5.56%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Semantic Web
1 9 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Android
2 9 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) TDD
3 9 (50.00%) Functional Programming
4 8 (44.44%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) Android Development
6 4 (22.22%) Kanban
6 4 (22.22%) BDD
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming
8 2 (11.11%) OO
9 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 1 (5.56%) OOP
9 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Ruby
2 9 (50.00%) Clojure
2 9 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Capistrano
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Google