The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby 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 over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 90 117 137
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +20
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 85 39 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.35% 1.28% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.40% 2.36% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 68 32 13
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,700 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
Ruby
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1930 1651 1682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.31% 54.34% 52.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1083 1123
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Ruby
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Scotland

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

Ruby Salary Histogram in Scotland

Ruby
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow +11 40 £42,500 -3.95% 2
Edinburgh 0 34 £40,000 - 7
Dundee +17 9 £36,250 +11.53%
Fife - 2 £40,000 - 1
Midlothian - 1 £31,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 127 (59.35%) Python
2 126 (58.88%) JavaScript
2 126 (58.88%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (57.48%) Linux
4 90 (42.06%) HTML
4 90 (42.06%) Java
5 89 (41.59%) CSS
6 74 (34.58%) Ruby on Rails
7 65 (30.37%) Git (software)
8 60 (28.04%) OO
9 57 (26.64%) Perl
9 57 (26.64%) jQuery
10 55 (25.70%) PHP
10 55 (25.70%) Open Source
11 52 (24.30%) SQL
12 51 (23.83%) C#
13 46 (21.50%) UNIX
14 45 (21.03%) HTML5
15 41 (19.16%) NoSQL
16 40 (18.69%) Hibernate
16 40 (18.69%) Spring
17 38 (17.76%) Software Engineering
17 38 (17.76%) MVC
18 37 (17.29%) PostgreSQL
19 34 (15.89%) Node.js
19 34 (15.89%) Mobile App
20 33 (15.42%) Web Development
21 32 (14.95%) TDD
22 31 (14.49%) Computer Science
23 30 (14.02%) Continuous Integration

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 34 (15.89%) Node.js
2 19 (8.88%) Drupal
3 18 (8.41%) Apache
4 15 (7.01%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.80%) WordPress
6 5 (2.34%) Joomla!
7 3 (1.40%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.40%) Alfresco
7 3 (1.40%) SugarCRM
8 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.93%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.93%) nginx
9 1 (0.47%) IIS
9 1 (0.47%) CMS
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.47%) Jetty
9 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (3.74%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.34%) Fireworks
3 4 (1.87%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.15%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (5.14%) SaaS
3 4 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.40%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.40%) GitHub
5 2 (0.93%) Route 53
5 2 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.74%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.34%) Internet
3 4 (1.87%) Firewall
4 3 (1.40%) SNMP
5 2 (0.93%) Network Security
6 1 (0.47%) CDMA
6 1 (0.47%) SMS
6 1 (0.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.16%) NoSQL
2 37 (17.29%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (13.55%) MySQL
4 28 (13.08%) SQL Server
5 23 (10.75%) Relational Database
6 20 (9.35%) MongoDB
7 17 (7.94%) RDBMS
7 17 (7.94%) Big Data
8 13 (6.07%) Oracle Database
9 12 (5.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (5.14%) Pentaho
11 9 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (3.74%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 65 (30.37%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.94%) Subversion
3 16 (7.48%) Maven
4 15 (7.01%) Jenkins
5 13 (6.07%) Jasmine
6 12 (5.61%) Selenium
7 10 (4.67%) Cucumber
7 10 (4.67%) JIRA
8 7 (3.27%) Bugzilla
8 7 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (3.27%) RSpec
8 7 (3.27%) FogBugz
9 6 (2.80%) Hudson
10 5 (2.34%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (1.87%) Fiddler
11 4 (1.87%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (1.87%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.87%) JUnit
12 2 (0.93%) JBehave
12 2 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (5.14%) Finance
2 10 (4.67%) Games
3 8 (3.74%) Marketing
4 2 (0.93%) Banking
4 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.47%) French Language
5 1 (0.47%) German Language
5 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.47%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 132 (61.68%) Developer
2 34 (15.89%) Ruby Developer
3 33 (15.42%) Software Engineer
4 17 (7.94%) Software Developer
4 17 (7.94%) Programmer
5 16 (7.48%) Java Developer
6 14 (6.54%) Senior Developer
7 13 (6.07%) Software Development Engineer
7 13 (6.07%) Development Engineer
8 10 (4.67%) .NET Developer
8 10 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.21%) Administrator
9 9 (4.21%) Web Developer
10 8 (3.74%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 8 (3.74%) Applications Support
11 7 (3.27%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (2.34%) Tester
12 5 (2.34%) Test Engineer
12 5 (2.34%) Senior Software Development Engineer
12 5 (2.34%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (42.06%) HTML
2 89 (41.59%) CSS
3 74 (34.58%) Ruby on Rails
4 57 (26.64%) jQuery
5 45 (21.03%) HTML5
6 40 (18.69%) Hibernate
6 40 (18.69%) Spring
7 29 (13.55%) CSS3
8 27 (12.62%) LESS
9 25 (11.68%) .NET
9 25 (11.68%) REST
10 23 (10.75%) Sinatra
11 22 (10.28%) ASP.NET
12 15 (7.01%) Sass
13 14 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (6.07%) AngularJS
15 12 (5.61%) RESTful
16 10 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (4.67%) WCF
16 10 (4.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (25.70%) Open Source
2 34 (15.89%) Mobile App
3 31 (14.49%) Computer Science
4 21 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (7.01%) Social Media
6 12 (5.61%) Data Integration
7 10 (4.67%) BBC
8 7 (3.27%) User Experience
9 6 (2.80%) Mathematics
10 5 (2.34%) Web 2.0
10 5 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.87%) GIS
12 3 (1.40%) Replication
12 3 (1.40%) Mobile Games
12 3 (1.40%) Statistics
13 2 (0.93%) Social Gaming
13 2 (0.93%) SWIFT
13 2 (0.93%) Informatics
13 2 (0.93%) Tandem
13 2 (0.93%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 123 (57.48%) Linux
2 46 (21.50%) UNIX
3 23 (10.75%) Windows
4 13 (6.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (5.14%) Ubuntu
6 8 (3.74%) Mac OS X
7 6 (2.80%) AIX
7 6 (2.80%) Solaris
8 5 (2.34%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.87%) Android
10 3 (1.40%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (58.88%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (28.04%) OO
3 38 (17.76%) Software Engineering
3 38 (17.76%) MVC
4 33 (15.42%) Web Development
5 32 (14.95%) TDD
6 30 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (11.21%) OOP
7 24 (11.21%) Automated Testing
8 23 (10.75%) BDD
9 21 (9.81%) Scrum
10 16 (7.48%) DevOps
11 14 (6.54%) Mentoring
12 13 (6.07%) Business Analysis
12 13 (6.07%) Refactoring
12 13 (6.07%) Software Architecture
13 11 (5.14%) Web Application Development
14 8 (3.74%) MapReduce
15 7 (3.27%) Change Management
15 7 (3.27%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 127 (59.35%) Python
2 126 (58.88%) JavaScript
3 90 (42.06%) Java
4 57 (26.64%) Perl
5 55 (25.70%) PHP
6 52 (24.30%) SQL
7 51 (23.83%) C#
8 26 (12.15%) C++
9 15 (7.01%) CoffeeScript
9 15 (7.01%) Bash Shell
10 13 (6.07%) Objective-C
11 11 (5.14%) Jython
12 10 (4.67%) Shell Script
13 8 (3.74%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.87%) Groovy
14 4 (1.87%) C
15 2 (0.93%) ActionScript 3.0
15 2 (0.93%) R
15 2 (0.93%) Lua
15 2 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (13.55%) Degree
2 14 (6.54%) Postgraduate
3 6 (2.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (2.80%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.80%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.61%) SLA
2 9 (4.21%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (10.75%) Puppet
2 20 (9.35%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.67%) ZABBIX
3 10 (4.67%) Nagios
4 5 (2.34%) Capistrano
4 5 (2.34%) Salt
5 1 (0.47%) OpenView
5 1 (0.47%) SCCM
5 1 (0.47%) SCOM
5 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 24 (11.21%) JBoss
2 19 (8.88%) Oracle
3 15 (7.01%) Facebook
4 11 (5.14%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.14%) Red Hat
4 11 (5.14%) Apple
4 11 (5.14%) Google
5 10 (4.67%) Yahoo!
5 10 (4.67%) Sony
6 8 (3.74%) Adobe
7 6 (2.80%) New Relic
8 5 (2.34%) SaltStack
9 4 (1.87%) Talend
9 4 (1.87%) Twitter
9 4 (1.87%) VMware
10 2 (0.93%) Jaspersoft
10 2 (0.93%) Greenplum
10 2 (0.93%) Sybase
11 1 (0.47%) HP
11 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary Best on Market plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive salary based on skills
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Env
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 24 days ago