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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 72 60 67
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 29 52 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.32% 3.61% 2.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.02% 5.67% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 40 26
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +73.07%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
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
722 917 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 57.81% 63.72% 69.19%
Number of salaries quoted 449 584 389
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 17 April 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 42 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (59.70%) JavaScript
3 39 (58.21%) Java
4 37 (55.22%) Python
5 34 (50.75%) Linux
5 34 (50.75%) TDD
6 25 (37.31%) Ruby on Rails
7 24 (35.82%) Open Source
8 20 (29.85%) PHP
8 20 (29.85%) Scrum
9 18 (26.87%) MySQL
9 18 (26.87%) Puppet
10 17 (25.37%) Spring
11 16 (23.88%) Hibernate
11 16 (23.88%) jQuery
11 16 (23.88%) DevOps
12 15 (22.39%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (20.90%) Maven
13 14 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (20.90%) HTML
13 14 (20.90%) CSS
13 14 (20.90%) Jenkins
14 13 (19.40%) Finance
14 13 (19.40%) Configuration Management
15 12 (17.91%) Git (software)
15 12 (17.91%) Opscode Chef
16 11 (16.42%) Clojure
16 11 (16.42%) Jasmine
16 11 (16.42%) MongoDB
16 11 (16.42%) Degree

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (11.94%) Node.js
2 7 (10.45%) JBoss
2 7 (10.45%) Apache
3 6 (8.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.49%) Drupal
4 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) OpenShift
2 3 (4.48%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) Skype
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) MySQL
2 15 (22.39%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (16.42%) MongoDB
4 9 (13.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (13.43%) NoSQL
4 9 (13.43%) Big Data
4 9 (13.43%) Pentaho
4 9 (13.43%) Datomic
5 7 (10.45%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Maven
1 14 (20.90%) Jenkins
2 12 (17.91%) Git (software)
3 11 (16.42%) Jasmine
4 10 (14.93%) Gradle
4 10 (14.93%) RSpec
4 10 (14.93%) Cucumber
5 9 (13.43%) JUnit
6 8 (11.94%) Talend Open Studio
6 8 (11.94%) TestNG
6 8 (11.94%) Mockito
7 7 (10.45%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.97%) Selenium
9 2 (2.99%) Subversion
10 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.49%) QUnit
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Banking
2 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.46%) Marketing
4 2 (2.99%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (62.69%) Developer
2 13 (19.40%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.93%) Ruby Developer
4 9 (13.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.99%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (2.99%) Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.99%) Delivery Manager
10 1 (1.49%) Java Programmer
10 1 (1.49%) Configuration Manager
10 1 (1.49%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.31%) Ruby on Rails
2 17 (25.37%) Spring
3 16 (23.88%) jQuery
3 16 (23.88%) Hibernate
4 14 (20.90%) HTML
4 14 (20.90%) CSS
5 11 (16.42%) Web Services
6 10 (14.93%) AngularJS
7 8 (11.94%) Backbone.js
7 8 (11.94%) Middleware
8 7 (10.45%) .NET
8 7 (10.45%) Ember.js
9 6 (8.96%) PostGIS
10 4 (5.97%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (4.48%) RESTful
12 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.99%) WCF
12 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
12 2 (2.99%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Open Source
2 10 (14.93%) Data Integration
3 9 (13.43%) Semantic Web
3 9 (13.43%) User Experience
4 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.75%) Linux
2 11 (16.42%) UNIX
3 9 (13.43%) Android
4 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.48%) CentOS
5 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (50.75%) TDD
3 20 (29.85%) Scrum
4 16 (23.88%) DevOps
5 13 (19.40%) Configuration Management
6 9 (13.43%) Functional Programming
7 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (11.94%) Kanban
7 8 (11.94%) BDD
7 8 (11.94%) MVC
7 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.45%) MapReduce
9 6 (8.96%) Android Development
10 5 (7.46%) OO
11 4 (5.97%) Pair Programming
12 3 (4.48%) Continuous Delivery
13 2 (2.99%) Coaching
13 2 (2.99%) Web Application Development
13 2 (2.99%) Non-Functional Testing
13 2 (2.99%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (59.70%) JavaScript
2 39 (58.21%) Java
3 37 (55.22%) Python
4 20 (29.85%) PHP
5 11 (16.42%) Clojure
6 9 (13.43%) CoffeeScript
7 8 (11.94%) C#
8 5 (7.46%) C++
8 5 (7.46%) SQL
9 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.99%) Perl
9 2 (2.99%) C
10 1 (1.49%) Jython
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Docker
2 3 (4.48%) LXC
Systems Management
1 18 (26.87%) Puppet
2 12 (17.91%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (10.45%) Graphite
3 7 (10.45%) Nagios
3 7 (10.45%) Munin
3 7 (10.45%) Capistrano
4 6 (8.96%) Vagrant
5 4 (5.97%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Talend
2 6 (8.96%) Google
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Adobe
5 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago