The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby 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 over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 72 62 94
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +32
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 36 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.64% 3.22% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.86% 5.35% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 8
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £30,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +7.50%
Ruby
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
741 654 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 54.29% 60.22% 68.09%
Number of salaries quoted 431 435 489
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Ruby
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Glasgow

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Ruby 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.

1 49 (74.24%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (63.64%) Python
3 41 (62.12%) TDD
4 36 (54.55%) OO
5 34 (51.52%) C#
5 34 (51.52%) NoSQL
6 30 (45.45%) BDD
6 30 (45.45%) Java
7 25 (37.88%) Git (software)
8 23 (34.85%) Google
9 20 (30.30%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (28.79%) MVC
11 18 (27.27%) Unit Testing
11 18 (27.27%) Open Source
12 17 (25.76%) RESTful
12 17 (25.76%) Node.js
12 17 (25.76%) Analytics
12 17 (25.76%) .NET
13 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET
13 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
13 16 (24.24%) Sony
13 16 (24.24%) Apple
13 16 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (24.24%) Yahoo!
13 16 (24.24%) BBC
13 16 (24.24%) Web Application Development
13 16 (24.24%) Facebook
13 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (24.24%) WCF
13 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Ruby 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (25.76%) Node.js
2 11 (16.67%) MQSeries
3 5 (7.58%) Apache
4 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (6.06%) DigitalOcean
4 4 (6.06%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.52%) Engine Yard
5 1 (1.52%) IaaS
5 1 (1.52%) PaaS
5 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) Firewall
2 4 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (6.06%) Network Security
3 3 (4.55%) HTTP
4 1 (1.52%) Internet
4 1 (1.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (51.52%) NoSQL
2 20 (30.30%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 16 (24.24%) SQL Server 2014
4 15 (22.73%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 11 (16.67%) BigTable
7 6 (9.09%) MySQL
8 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.52%) Big Data
9 1 (1.52%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 25 (37.88%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.15%) Maven
3 9 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 7 (10.61%) Gradle
5 5 (7.58%) Vagrant
6 4 (6.06%) Subversion
7 3 (4.55%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.55%) JUnit
7 3 (4.55%) Mockito
7 3 (4.55%) TestNG
8 1 (1.52%) RSpec
8 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Back Office
2 11 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 47 (71.21%) Developer
2 16 (24.24%) .NET Developer
2 16 (24.24%) Social Media Developer
3 9 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Python Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Software Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.58%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Network Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.55%) C++ Applications Developer
8 3 (4.55%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) .NET
1 17 (25.76%) RESTful
2 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET
2 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
2 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET Web API
2 16 (24.24%) WCF
3 15 (22.73%) XML
4 13 (19.70%) FIX Protocol
5 12 (18.18%) Middleware
6 11 (16.67%) XML Schema
7 8 (12.12%) REST
7 8 (12.12%) Spring
8 5 (7.58%) Hibernate
8 5 (7.58%) JSON
9 4 (6.06%) CSS
9 4 (6.06%) HTML
9 4 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (6.06%) SOAP
9 4 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) BBC
1 16 (24.24%) Social Media
2 13 (19.70%) Derivative
2 13 (19.70%) Fixed Income
3 11 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (16.67%) Market Risk
4 7 (10.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
5 4 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (6.06%) Replication
6 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.03%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Linux
2 5 (7.58%) Unix
3 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.55%) CentOS
4 3 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.52%) AIX
5 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.52%) Solaris
5 1 (1.52%) Windows
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (74.24%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (62.12%) TDD
3 36 (54.55%) OO
4 30 (45.45%) BDD
5 19 (28.79%) MVC
6 18 (27.27%) Open Source
6 18 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 17 (25.76%) Analytics
8 16 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (24.24%) Web Application Development
9 15 (22.73%) DevOps
10 13 (19.70%) Electronic Trading
10 13 (19.70%) Refactoring
10 13 (19.70%) Risk Analytics
10 13 (19.70%) System Testing
11 11 (16.67%) Complex Event Processing
11 11 (16.67%) Configuration Management
11 11 (16.67%) Risk Management
12 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
13 7 (10.61%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 42 (63.64%) Python
2 34 (51.52%) C#
3 30 (45.45%) Java
4 15 (22.73%) C++
5 13 (19.70%) Perl
6 12 (18.18%) SQL
7 11 (16.67%) XPath
8 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
9 8 (12.12%) Smalltalk
10 6 (9.09%) PHP
11 4 (6.06%) Shell Script
12 3 (4.55%) SPARQL
13 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.52%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) CCIE
2 1 (1.52%) CCNA
2 1 (1.52%) CCNP
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.52%) CISSP
2 1 (1.52%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) LXC
2 2 (3.03%) Docker
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) Puppet
2 8 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.58%) Ansible
3 5 (7.58%) Capistrano
4 4 (6.06%) Packer
5 2 (3.03%) Graphite
5 2 (3.03%) Munin
5 2 (3.03%) Nagios
6 1 (1.52%) Icinga
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Google
2 16 (24.24%) Apple
2 16 (24.24%) Facebook
2 16 (24.24%) Sony
2 16 (24.24%) Yahoo!
3 4 (6.06%) Cisco
3 4 (6.06%) F5
3 4 (6.06%) Juniper
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.06%) Rackspace
3 4 (6.06%) Sourcefire
4 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.52%) Dell
5 1 (1.52%) EMC
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle
5 1 (1.52%) Talend
5 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.52%) VMware
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Be-IT Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago