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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 82 93 71
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 13 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.14% 0.90% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 1.78% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 13
Average salary £50,000 £36,750 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.05% +41.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,350 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £31,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
520 674 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.77% 50.79% 46.64%
Number of salaries quoted 343 421 221
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Ruby on Rails Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 33 (100.00%) Ruby
2 28 (84.85%) TDD
3 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (72.73%) JavaScript
5 20 (60.61%) HTML
5 20 (60.61%) CSS
6 19 (57.58%) jQuery
7 17 (51.52%) RSpec
7 17 (51.52%) Cucumber
8 16 (48.48%) CoffeeScript
8 16 (48.48%) Jasmine
8 16 (48.48%) Scrum
9 15 (45.45%) Backbone.js
10 14 (42.42%) Ember.js
10 14 (42.42%) MySQL
11 11 (33.33%) Linux
12 10 (30.30%) Java
13 9 (27.27%) MVC
13 9 (27.27%) UNIX
13 9 (27.27%) Android
13 9 (27.27%) Semantic Web
13 9 (27.27%) Datomic
13 9 (27.27%) Functional Programming
13 9 (27.27%) User Experience
13 9 (27.27%) Clojure
14 8 (24.24%) Kanban
15 6 (18.18%) Android Development
16 5 (15.15%) Finance
16 5 (15.15%) Games
16 5 (15.15%) BDD

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) JBoss
1 1 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.03%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) MySQL
2 9 (27.27%) Datomic
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Pentaho
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) RSpec
1 17 (51.52%) Cucumber
2 16 (48.48%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
1 5 (15.15%) Games
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (51.52%) Ruby Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) HTML
1 20 (60.61%) CSS
2 19 (57.58%) jQuery
3 15 (45.45%) Backbone.js
4 14 (42.42%) Ember.js
5 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
5 4 (12.12%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (12.12%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) Spring
6 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.03%) WEBrick
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Semantic Web
1 9 (27.27%) User Experience
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Tandem
3 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) UNIX
2 9 (27.27%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) TDD
2 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (48.48%) Scrum
4 9 (27.27%) MVC
4 9 (27.27%) Functional Programming
5 8 (24.24%) Kanban
6 6 (18.18%) Android Development
7 5 (15.15%) BDD
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.12%) Pair Programming
9 1 (3.03%) OO
9 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Ruby
2 24 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 16 (48.48%) CoffeeScript
4 10 (30.30%) Java
5 9 (27.27%) Clojure
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Capistrano
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Google