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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 52 92 76
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -16
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 38 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.70% 0.87% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.85% 1.30% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35 2 6
Average salary £53,500 £34,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.20% +8.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,650 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £34,850 £35,000
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
650 768 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 63.29% 66.84% 60.69%
Number of salaries quoted 441 446 394
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £62,500
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 24 December 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (53.25%) JavaScript
1 41 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (51.95%) Ruby on Rails
3 33 (42.86%) Linux
4 32 (41.56%) HTML
4 32 (41.56%) CSS
5 31 (40.26%) Java
6 29 (37.66%) Python
7 25 (32.47%) TDD
8 23 (29.87%) jQuery
9 20 (25.97%) Open Source
10 19 (24.68%) Scrum
11 18 (23.38%) PHP
12 17 (22.08%) MVC
12 17 (22.08%) Jasmine
13 15 (19.48%) SQL
13 15 (19.48%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (19.48%) Hibernate
13 15 (19.48%) Spring
14 14 (18.18%) MySQL
14 14 (18.18%) Cucumber
15 13 (16.88%) C#
15 13 (16.88%) OO
15 13 (16.88%) Git (software)
15 13 (16.88%) RSpec
15 13 (16.88%) CoffeeScript
16 12 (15.58%) Backbone.js
17 11 (14.29%) Ember.js
18 10 (12.99%) UNIX
18 10 (12.99%) OOP

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (11.69%) JBoss
2 8 (10.39%) Apache
3 7 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.49%) Node.js
5 4 (5.19%) Drupal
6 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.30%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
1 1 (1.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (18.18%) MySQL
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.39%) Relational Database
4 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 7 (9.09%) Pentaho
4 7 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 7 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.79%) Big Data
5 6 (7.79%) Hadoop
6 5 (6.49%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.49%) Datomic
7 3 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (22.08%) Jasmine
2 14 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 13 (16.88%) RSpec
3 13 (16.88%) Git (software)
4 9 (11.69%) Maven
5 8 (10.39%) Selenium
6 6 (7.79%) Subversion
6 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
7 5 (6.49%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (3.90%) JUnit
9 2 (2.60%) TestNG
9 2 (2.60%) JBehave
9 2 (2.60%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.30%) PHPUnit
10 1 (1.30%) Behat
10 1 (1.30%) QUnit
10 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Games
3 3 (3.90%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Automotive
5 1 (1.30%) German Language
5 1 (1.30%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.30%) Turkish Language
5 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 51 (66.23%) Developer
2 21 (27.27%) Ruby Developer
3 12 (15.58%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Applications Support
5 6 (7.79%) Software Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Programmer
6 3 (3.90%) Analyst
6 3 (3.90%) Java Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Lead Developer
7 2 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (2.60%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (2.60%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (2.60%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.60%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (2.60%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (2.60%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (51.95%) Ruby on Rails
2 32 (41.56%) HTML
2 32 (41.56%) CSS
3 23 (29.87%) jQuery
4 15 (19.48%) Hibernate
4 15 (19.48%) Spring
5 12 (15.58%) Backbone.js
6 11 (14.29%) Ember.js
7 9 (11.69%) CSS3
7 9 (11.69%) HTML5
8 8 (10.39%) AngularJS
9 6 (7.79%) REST
10 5 (6.49%) PostGIS
11 4 (5.19%) Sinatra
11 4 (5.19%) .NET
12 3 (3.90%) Web Services
13 2 (2.60%) JMS
13 2 (2.60%) FIX Protocol
13 2 (2.60%) FIXML
13 2 (2.60%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.97%) Open Source
2 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.09%) User Experience
3 7 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.49%) Data Integration
4 5 (6.49%) Semantic Web
5 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.60%) Tandem
6 2 (2.60%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (42.86%) Linux
2 10 (12.99%) UNIX
3 7 (9.09%) Android
4 5 (6.49%) Windows
5 2 (2.60%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.47%) TDD
3 19 (24.68%) Scrum
4 17 (22.08%) MVC
5 13 (16.88%) OO
6 10 (12.99%) OOP
7 8 (10.39%) BDD
8 6 (7.79%) MapReduce
8 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.79%) Functional Programming
9 5 (6.49%) Web Development
9 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.49%) Kanban
10 4 (5.19%) Test Scripting
10 4 (5.19%) Android Development
11 3 (3.90%) DevOps
11 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.90%) Coaching
12 2 (2.60%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (53.25%) JavaScript
2 31 (40.26%) Java
3 29 (37.66%) Python
4 18 (23.38%) PHP
5 15 (19.48%) SQL
6 13 (16.88%) C#
6 13 (16.88%) CoffeeScript
7 8 (10.39%) Clojure
7 8 (10.39%) T-SQL
8 7 (9.09%) C++
9 5 (6.49%) Perl
10 3 (3.90%) C
10 3 (3.90%) Jython
11 1 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) Puppet
1 9 (11.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.60%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.30%) Nagios
3 1 (1.30%) Munin
3 1 (1.30%) Ansible
3 1 (1.30%) Graphite
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle
2 5 (6.49%) Talend
3 3 (3.90%) Adobe
4 2 (2.60%) SAP
4 2 (2.60%) Google
5 1 (1.30%) Zend
5 1 (1.30%) Twitter
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
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