The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 82 74 74
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 29 25 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.99% 2.31% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.04% 4.26% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 1
Average salary £48,750 £26,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -21.21%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
717 587 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.28% 54.20% 45.35%
Number of salaries quoted 467 302 326
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £50,000
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 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 16 April 2014.

Ruby on Rails Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 38 (100.00%) Ruby
2 37 (97.37%) JavaScript
3 36 (94.74%) HTML
3 36 (94.74%) CSS
4 22 (57.89%) jQuery
5 21 (55.26%) Linux
6 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (34.21%) MySQL
7 13 (34.21%) Python
7 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
8 12 (31.58%) REST
8 12 (31.58%) Mobile App
9 11 (28.95%) BDD
9 11 (28.95%) Java
10 10 (26.32%) Web Development
11 9 (23.68%) TDD
11 9 (23.68%) Scrum
11 9 (23.68%) Cucumber
11 9 (23.68%) Jasmine
12 8 (21.05%) CoffeeScript
12 8 (21.05%) Marketing
12 8 (21.05%) RSpec
13 7 (18.42%) Kanban
13 7 (18.42%) PHP
14 6 (15.79%) AIX
14 6 (15.79%) Solaris
14 6 (15.79%) Open Source
14 6 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
15 5 (13.16%) MVC
15 5 (13.16%) SQL

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (5.26%) Drupal
2 1 (2.63%) SugarCRM
2 1 (2.63%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) Node.js
2 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.26%) Pentaho
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.68%) Cucumber
2 9 (23.68%) Jasmine
3 8 (21.05%) RSpec
4 2 (5.26%) Maven
5 1 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (2.63%) Selenium
5 1 (2.63%) Subversion
5 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (21.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Developer
2 26 (68.42%) Ruby Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Programmer
7 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (94.74%) HTML
1 36 (94.74%) CSS
2 22 (57.89%) jQuery
3 12 (31.58%) REST
4 4 (10.53%) HTML5
4 4 (10.53%) Backbone.js
4 4 (10.53%) Ember.js
5 3 (7.89%) CSS3
6 1 (2.63%) Grails
6 1 (2.63%) Django
6 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.63%) Spring
6 1 (2.63%) .NET
6 1 (2.63%) Middleware
6 1 (2.63%) LESS
6 1 (2.63%) PostGIS
6 1 (2.63%) Haml
6 1 (2.63%) Sinatra
6 1 (2.63%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.79%) Open Source
3 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.63%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) AIX
2 6 (15.79%) Solaris
3 5 (13.16%) Mac OS X
4 3 (7.89%) UNIX
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) BDD
3 10 (26.32%) Web Development
4 9 (23.68%) TDD
4 9 (23.68%) Scrum
5 7 (18.42%) Kanban
6 6 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (13.16%) MVC
8 4 (10.53%) OO
8 4 (10.53%) Pair Programming
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.26%) OOP
10 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
10 1 (2.63%) Software Architecture
10 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
10 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Ruby
2 37 (97.37%) JavaScript
3 13 (34.21%) Python
4 11 (28.95%) Java
5 8 (21.05%) CoffeeScript
6 7 (18.42%) PHP
7 5 (13.16%) SQL
8 4 (10.53%) Perl
9 2 (5.26%) C#
9 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.63%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Capistrano
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Jaspersoft
2 1 (2.63%) Talend