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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 74 43 76
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +33
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 28 74 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.32% 5.57% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.20% 8.62% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 21 59 19
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
666 858 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 55.18% 64.56% 68.06%
Number of salaries quoted 392 561 466
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 27 May 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (60.00%) Java
3 36 (55.38%) TDD
4 34 (52.31%) JavaScript
4 34 (52.31%) Python
5 33 (50.77%) Linux
6 23 (35.38%) Open Source
7 21 (32.31%) Git (software)
8 19 (29.23%) PHP
9 18 (27.69%) MySQL
9 18 (27.69%) Finance
9 18 (27.69%) Ruby on Rails
10 17 (26.15%) Puppet
10 17 (26.15%) DevOps
11 16 (24.62%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (23.08%) Spring
13 14 (21.54%) Degree
13 14 (21.54%) Hibernate
14 13 (20.00%) Configuration Management
14 13 (20.00%) Maven
14 13 (20.00%) BDD
14 13 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
15 12 (18.46%) Gradle
15 12 (18.46%) NoSQL
15 12 (18.46%) CSS
15 12 (18.46%) HTML
16 11 (16.92%) Clojure
16 11 (16.92%) Node.js
16 11 (16.92%) Opscode Chef

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (16.92%) Node.js
2 4 (6.15%) Apache
3 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.62%) JBoss
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) OpenShift
2 3 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) Skype
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) MySQL
2 16 (24.62%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (18.46%) NoSQL
4 10 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 10 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (13.85%) Datomic
6 7 (10.77%) Big Data
6 7 (10.77%) Pentaho
6 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
7 5 (7.69%) Hadoop
8 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (32.31%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.00%) Maven
2 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (18.46%) Gradle
4 10 (15.38%) Mockito
4 10 (15.38%) JUnit
4 10 (15.38%) TestNG
5 9 (13.85%) Eclipse
6 7 (10.77%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (10.77%) RSpec
7 6 (9.23%) Cucumber
7 6 (9.23%) Jasmine
8 3 (4.62%) Subversion
9 1 (1.54%) Selenium
9 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Banking
3 7 (10.77%) Marketing
4 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.54%) Publishing
6 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (73.85%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.77%) .NET Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Open Source Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Graduate Software Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Junior
9 2 (3.08%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) Ruby on Rails
2 15 (23.08%) Spring
3 14 (21.54%) Hibernate
4 12 (18.46%) HTML
4 12 (18.46%) CSS
5 10 (15.38%) .NET
5 10 (15.38%) Web Services
5 10 (15.38%) jQuery
6 9 (13.85%) RESTful
6 9 (13.85%) Middleware
7 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
7 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (10.77%) .NET Framework
7 7 (10.77%) WCF
7 7 (10.77%) Entity Framework
7 7 (10.77%) AngularJS
7 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (7.69%) PostGIS
8 5 (7.69%) Backbone.js
9 4 (6.15%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Data Integration
1 9 (13.85%) Semantic Web
1 9 (13.85%) User Experience
2 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (50.77%) Linux
2 10 (15.38%) UNIX
3 9 (13.85%) Android
4 3 (4.62%) CentOS
4 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (55.38%) TDD
3 23 (35.38%) Open Source
4 17 (26.15%) DevOps
5 13 (20.00%) BDD
5 13 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 10 (15.38%) MVC
6 10 (15.38%) Scrum
7 9 (13.85%) Functional Programming
8 8 (12.31%) OO
8 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.77%) Web Development
9 7 (10.77%) Web Application Development
10 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.23%) Android Development
11 5 (7.69%) MapReduce
12 4 (6.15%) Kanban
13 3 (4.62%) SDLC
13 3 (4.62%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (4.62%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.00%) Java
2 34 (52.31%) JavaScript
2 34 (52.31%) Python
3 19 (29.23%) PHP
4 11 (16.92%) Clojure
5 9 (13.85%) C#
6 6 (9.23%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (4.62%) SQL
8 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Docker
2 3 (4.62%) LXC
Systems Management
1 17 (26.15%) Puppet
2 11 (16.92%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (10.77%) Graphite
3 7 (10.77%) Vagrant
3 7 (10.77%) Nagios
3 7 (10.77%) Munin
4 6 (9.23%) Capistrano
5 4 (6.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Talend
2 5 (7.69%) Google
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) SAP
4 1 (1.54%) Adobe
4 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
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