The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails (RoR)
Rank 145 118 138
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +20
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 10 53 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 1.38% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 3.58% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 37 20
Average salary £31,750 £55,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.27% +83.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £57,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +22.22%
Ruby on Rails
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1096 1480 1282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.95% 38.51% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 683 1044 784
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,100 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Ruby on Rails Salary Trend in Scotland

Ruby on Rails
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 6 £29,000 -35.55% 5
Glasgow -29 2 £32,500 -43.47%
West Lothian - 2 £35,000 -
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails.

1 28 (100.00%) Ruby
2 20 (71.43%) MySQL
3 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (53.57%) Java
4 15 (53.57%) Linux
5 14 (50.00%) TDD
6 12 (42.86%) UNIX
7 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 10 (35.71%) Android
8 9 (32.14%) Semantic Web
8 9 (32.14%) Clojure
8 9 (32.14%) Datomic
8 9 (32.14%) Functional Programming
8 9 (32.14%) User Experience
9 8 (28.57%) Scrum
9 8 (28.57%) PHP
9 8 (28.57%) .NET
9 8 (28.57%) Web Services
10 7 (25.00%) CSS
10 7 (25.00%) HTML
10 7 (25.00%) RSpec
10 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
10 7 (25.00%) jQuery
11 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
11 6 (21.43%) CoffeeScript
11 6 (21.43%) Android Development
11 6 (21.43%) Perl
12 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (17.86%) CMS
12 5 (17.86%) Content Management

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) Apache
1 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
1 5 (17.86%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) VLAN
1 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (71.43%) MySQL
2 9 (32.14%) Datomic
3 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
3 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) RSpec
2 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 5 (17.86%) Jasmine
4 3 (10.71%) JUnit
4 3 (10.71%) JMeter
4 3 (10.71%) HttpUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.57%) Publishing
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Lead Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.57%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) .NET
1 8 (28.57%) Web Services
2 7 (25.00%) CSS
2 7 (25.00%) jQuery
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (17.86%) Backbone.js
3 5 (17.86%) J2EE
4 4 (14.29%) Ember.js
5 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (10.71%) JPA
5 3 (10.71%) RESTful
5 3 (10.71%) SOAP
5 3 (10.71%) XML
5 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
5 3 (10.71%) Spring
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.14%) Haml
6 2 (7.14%) Sass
7 1 (3.57%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Semantic Web
1 9 (32.14%) User Experience
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) iPhone
3 2 (7.14%) EPoS
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) UNIX
3 10 (35.71%) Android
4 5 (17.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) TDD
3 9 (32.14%) Functional Programming
4 8 (28.57%) Scrum
5 6 (21.43%) Android Development
6 5 (17.86%) OO
6 5 (17.86%) Content Management
6 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Content Management
6 5 (17.86%) Web Application Development
7 4 (14.29%) BDD
7 4 (14.29%) Kanban
7 4 (14.29%) OOP
8 3 (10.71%) Pair Programming
8 3 (10.71%) Web Development
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.71%) Open Source
9 1 (3.57%) Cash Management
9 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Ruby
2 15 (53.57%) Java
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (32.14%) Clojure
5 8 (28.57%) PHP
6 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (21.43%) CoffeeScript
7 6 (21.43%) Perl
8 2 (7.14%) C#
8 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
8 2 (7.14%) SQL
8 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) NFS
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Samba
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
1 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Capistrano
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Alterian
3 2 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
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