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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 55 87 71
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -16
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 40 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.68% 1.27% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.97% 1.88% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 35 7 9
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £31,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £47,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
670 798 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 61.58% 67.51% 62.74%
Number of salaries quoted 457 477 357
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,975 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 23 January 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 41 (61.19%) JavaScript
2 38 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (52.24%) Ruby on Rails
3 35 (52.24%) Java
4 33 (49.25%) TDD
5 28 (41.79%) jQuery
5 28 (41.79%) Linux
5 28 (41.79%) Python
6 25 (37.31%) CSS
6 25 (37.31%) HTML
7 23 (34.33%) Scrum
8 20 (29.85%) Jasmine
9 19 (28.36%) Open Source
10 17 (25.37%) Cucumber
11 16 (23.88%) RSpec
11 16 (23.88%) PHP
11 16 (23.88%) MySQL
11 16 (23.88%) CoffeeScript
12 14 (20.90%) Backbone.js
12 14 (20.90%) UNIX
13 13 (19.40%) MVC
13 13 (19.40%) Ember.js
13 13 (19.40%) AngularJS
14 12 (17.91%) Hibernate
14 12 (17.91%) Clojure
14 12 (17.91%) Spring
15 11 (16.42%) Android
15 11 (16.42%) Finance
15 11 (16.42%) Puppet
15 11 (16.42%) User Experience

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 10 (14.93%) JBoss
2 9 (13.43%) Apache
3 8 (11.94%) Tomcat
4 7 (10.45%) Node.js
5 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.99%) Drupal
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) SaaS
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.49%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.88%) MySQL
2 9 (13.43%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (13.43%) Datomic
3 8 (11.94%) Big Data
3 8 (11.94%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.96%) Pentaho
4 6 (8.96%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (29.85%) Jasmine
2 17 (25.37%) Cucumber
3 16 (23.88%) RSpec
4 10 (14.93%) Maven
5 8 (11.94%) Jenkins
5 8 (11.94%) Selenium
6 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
7 5 (7.46%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (7.46%) Subversion
8 4 (5.97%) JUnit
9 3 (4.48%) TestNG
10 2 (2.99%) Gradle
10 2 (2.99%) JBehave
10 2 (2.99%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.49%) PHPUnit
11 1 (1.49%) Mockito
11 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.49%) Behat
11 1 (1.49%) QUnit
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Games
3 4 (5.97%) Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Marketing
5 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.99%) Automotive
5 2 (2.99%) Retail
6 1 (1.49%) German Language
6 1 (1.49%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.49%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (67.16%) Developer
2 16 (23.88%) Ruby Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.99%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.99%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (52.24%) Ruby on Rails
2 28 (41.79%) jQuery
3 25 (37.31%) CSS
3 25 (37.31%) HTML
4 14 (20.90%) Backbone.js
5 13 (19.40%) Ember.js
5 13 (19.40%) AngularJS
6 12 (17.91%) Hibernate
6 12 (17.91%) Spring
7 7 (10.45%) Web Services
8 5 (7.46%) HTML5
8 5 (7.46%) CSS3
8 5 (7.46%) PostGIS
9 4 (5.97%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (5.97%) .NET
10 2 (2.99%) Sass
10 2 (2.99%) Middleware
10 2 (2.99%) FIXML
10 2 (2.99%) JMS
10 2 (2.99%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Open Source
2 11 (16.42%) User Experience
3 9 (13.43%) Semantic Web
4 7 (10.45%) Data Integration
5 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.99%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.49%) Tandem
7 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.79%) Linux
2 14 (20.90%) UNIX
3 11 (16.42%) Android
4 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (49.25%) TDD
3 23 (34.33%) Scrum
4 13 (19.40%) MVC
5 10 (14.93%) Functional Programming
6 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (13.43%) BDD
6 9 (13.43%) OO
7 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.45%) Kanban
8 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.96%) MapReduce
9 6 (8.96%) Android Development
9 6 (8.96%) DevOps
10 5 (7.46%) OOP
11 4 (5.97%) Pair Programming
11 4 (5.97%) Test Scripting
12 3 (4.48%) Coaching
13 2 (2.99%) Non-Functional Testing
13 2 (2.99%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 41 (61.19%) JavaScript
2 35 (52.24%) Java
3 28 (41.79%) Python
4 16 (23.88%) PHP
4 16 (23.88%) CoffeeScript
5 12 (17.91%) Clojure
6 9 (13.43%) SQL
7 7 (10.45%) C#
8 6 (8.96%) C++
9 4 (5.97%) Perl
10 2 (2.99%) Jython
10 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.99%) C
11 1 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Docker
1 1 (1.49%) LXC
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) Puppet
2 10 (14.93%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.46%) Capistrano
4 3 (4.48%) Munin
4 3 (4.48%) Nagios
4 3 (4.48%) Graphite
5 2 (2.99%) Ansible
6 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) Talend
2 4 (5.97%) Adobe
2 4 (5.97%) Google
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Zend
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) Twitter
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