The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 137 131 155
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 41 34 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.01% 1.09% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.66% 2.71% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 2
Average salary £52,500 £26,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+101.92% -28.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £38,500 £39,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1541 1254 1236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.05% 40.24% 35.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 746 1008
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby on Rails
UK

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Ruby on Rails Salary Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -8 31 £52,500 +101.92%
Edinburgh -15 9 £55,000 +91.30% 3
Dundee - 3 £42,500 -
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 75 (100.00%) Ruby
2 65 (86.67%) HTML
2 65 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 61 (81.33%) CSS
4 47 (62.67%) jQuery
5 46 (61.33%) Linux
6 35 (46.67%) Python
7 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (42.67%) Java
8 32 (42.67%) HTML5
9 31 (41.33%) SQL
10 28 (37.33%) Scrum
11 26 (34.67%) Git (software)
12 23 (30.67%) Perl
13 19 (25.33%) MongoDB
14 18 (24.00%) NoSQL
15 14 (18.67%) Web Development
15 14 (18.67%) MySQL
15 14 (18.67%) Mobile App
16 13 (17.33%) GIS
16 13 (17.33%) Django
16 13 (17.33%) REST
16 13 (17.33%) PostGIS
17 12 (16.00%) GitHub
17 12 (16.00%) Product Management
17 12 (16.00%) BDD
17 12 (16.00%) JSON
17 12 (16.00%) JIRA
17 12 (16.00%) TDD
17 12 (16.00%) Shell Script

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (4.00%) Drupal
2 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.33%) Node.js
2 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.33%) SugarCRM
2 1 (1.33%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.33%) WordPress
2 1 (1.33%) Apache
2 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.33%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Internet
2 5 (6.67%) Broadband
2 5 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) MongoDB
2 18 (24.00%) NoSQL
3 14 (18.67%) MySQL
4 10 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (6.67%) Big Data
6 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.67%) Pentaho
6 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (34.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.00%) JIRA
3 9 (12.00%) Jasmine
3 9 (12.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (10.67%) RSpec
5 2 (2.67%) Maven
6 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.33%) Selenium
6 1 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 10 (13.33%) Games
2 8 (10.67%) Marketing
3 5 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (81.33%) Developer
2 27 (36.00%) Ruby Developer
3 19 (25.33%) Software Developer
4 13 (17.33%) Senior Developer
5 12 (16.00%) Architect
6 11 (14.67%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (12.00%) Software Architect
8 8 (10.67%) Senior Software Developer
9 7 (9.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
11 2 (2.67%) Programmer
11 2 (2.67%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.67%) Web Developer
12 1 (1.33%) Front-End Developer
12 1 (1.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (86.67%) HTML
2 61 (81.33%) CSS
3 47 (62.67%) jQuery
4 32 (42.67%) HTML5
5 13 (17.33%) Django
5 13 (17.33%) REST
5 13 (17.33%) PostGIS
6 12 (16.00%) JSON
6 12 (16.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (10.67%) LESS
7 8 (10.67%) CSS3
8 7 (9.33%) Sinatra
9 4 (5.33%) Backbone.js
9 4 (5.33%) Ember.js
10 2 (2.67%) .NET
11 1 (1.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 1 (1.33%) Unity DI Container
11 1 (1.33%) Stage3D
11 1 (1.33%) MapReduce
11 1 (1.33%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Mobile App
2 13 (17.33%) GIS
3 7 (9.33%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.00%) Open Source
5 5 (6.67%) IPTV
5 5 (6.67%) Smartphone
5 5 (6.67%) Video on Demand
5 5 (6.67%) Interactive TV
6 3 (4.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (2.67%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.33%) Informatics
8 1 (1.33%) iPhone
8 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (61.33%) Linux
2 11 (14.67%) UNIX
3 6 (8.00%) AIX
3 6 (8.00%) Solaris
4 5 (6.67%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.00%) Android
6 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.33%) Scrum
3 14 (18.67%) Web Development
4 12 (16.00%) Product Management
4 12 (16.00%) BDD
4 12 (16.00%) TDD
5 10 (13.33%) Kanban
6 9 (12.00%) Software Architecture
7 7 (9.33%) Software Engineering
7 7 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.33%) MVC
8 6 (8.00%) Pair Programming
8 6 (8.00%) OO
8 6 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (2.67%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.67%) OOD
9 2 (2.67%) OOP
10 1 (1.33%) Analytics
10 1 (1.33%) User Stories
10 1 (1.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) Ruby
2 65 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 35 (46.67%) Python
4 32 (42.67%) Java
5 31 (41.33%) SQL
6 23 (30.67%) Perl
7 12 (16.00%) Shell Script
8 8 (10.67%) PHP
8 8 (10.67%) CoffeeScript
9 7 (9.33%) Scala
10 4 (5.33%) C#
11 2 (2.67%) C++
11 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.67%) ActionScript
11 2 (2.67%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (1.33%) Lua
12 1 (1.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (2.67%) JBoss
2 1 (1.33%) Jaspersoft
2 1 (1.33%) Talend
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle
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