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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 91 107 104
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 65 52 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.10% 1.60% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.02% 2.87% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 58 39 24
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £48,187 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
1616 1812 1558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.31% 55.82% 53.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1179 1054
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
(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 +34 37 £50,000 +36.05% 7
Edinburgh +10 26 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Dundee +6 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 77 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (53.57%) JavaScript
3 65 (46.43%) Python
4 57 (40.71%) Java
5 50 (35.71%) Linux
6 48 (34.29%) TDD
7 42 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 37 (26.43%) HTML
9 36 (25.71%) Git (software)
10 35 (25.00%) CSS
11 34 (24.29%) MVC
12 32 (22.86%) OO
12 32 (22.86%) C#
13 31 (22.14%) PHP
14 30 (21.43%) jQuery
15 29 (20.71%) NoSQL
16 28 (20.00%) MySQL
16 28 (20.00%) Finance
17 27 (19.29%) SQL Server
17 27 (19.29%) Puppet
17 27 (19.29%) DevOps
18 26 (18.57%) Node.js
18 26 (18.57%) Perl
19 25 (17.86%) Scrum
20 24 (17.14%) .NET
20 24 (17.14%) BDD
21 23 (16.43%) Open Source
21 23 (16.43%) Google
21 23 (16.43%) Opscode Chef
22 22 (15.71%) Degree

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 26 (18.57%) Node.js
2 12 (8.57%) Apache
3 10 (7.14%) JBoss
4 9 (6.43%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.43%) WordPress
5 6 (4.29%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (2.14%) nginx
7 2 (1.43%) Drupal
7 2 (1.43%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.43%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.71%) CMS
8 1 (0.71%) SAS
8 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.14%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.14%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.86%) SaaS
4 3 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.43%) Route 53
5 2 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.71%) Heroku
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.86%) Firewall
3 3 (2.14%) SMS
3 3 (2.14%) SNMP
4 2 (1.43%) SMTP
5 1 (0.71%) VPN
5 1 (0.71%) Internet
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.71%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.71%) Network Security
5 1 (0.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.71%) NoSQL
2 28 (20.00%) MySQL
3 27 (19.29%) SQL Server
4 11 (7.86%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (7.86%) MongoDB
4 11 (7.86%) Hadoop
5 9 (6.43%) Big Data
5 9 (6.43%) Datomic
6 7 (5.00%) Pentaho
6 7 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.86%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (25.71%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.29%) Jasmine
3 17 (12.14%) RSpec
3 17 (12.14%) Cucumber
4 15 (10.71%) Jenkins
5 12 (8.57%) Maven
6 11 (7.86%) Selenium
7 9 (6.43%) JIRA
8 8 (5.71%) Bugzilla
9 7 (5.00%) FogBugz
10 6 (4.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 6 (4.29%) Subversion
10 6 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (4.29%) Talend Open Studio
10 6 (4.29%) JUnit
11 4 (2.86%) TestNG
12 3 (2.14%) Hudson
12 3 (2.14%) Fiddler
12 3 (2.14%) Gradle
13 2 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (7.86%) Banking
3 9 (6.43%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.71%) Games
5 7 (5.00%) Marketing
6 2 (1.43%) Retail
6 2 (1.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.71%) French Language
Job Titles
1 72 (51.43%) Developer
2 18 (12.86%) Ruby Developer
3 16 (11.43%) .NET Developer
4 14 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 11 (7.86%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 9 (6.43%) Lead Developer
6 9 (6.43%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.29%) Administrator
7 6 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (4.29%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.57%) Analyst
8 5 (3.57%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.57%) PHP Developer
8 5 (3.57%) Lead PHP Developer
8 5 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.86%) Test Engineer
9 4 (2.86%) Tester
10 3 (2.14%) Test Manager
10 3 (2.14%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 37 (26.43%) HTML
3 35 (25.00%) CSS
4 30 (21.43%) jQuery
5 24 (17.14%) .NET
6 19 (13.57%) ASP.NET
7 18 (12.86%) RESTful
8 16 (11.43%) Web Services
8 16 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (11.43%) WCF
8 16 (11.43%) Backbone.js
8 16 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (10.00%) Ember.js
10 13 (9.29%) Hibernate
10 13 (9.29%) Spring
10 13 (9.29%) AngularJS
11 9 (6.43%) HTML5
12 7 (5.00%) Flash
13 6 (4.29%) Laravel
13 6 (4.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.43%) Open Source
2 20 (14.29%) Social Media
3 16 (11.43%) BBC
4 11 (7.86%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.86%) User Experience
5 9 (6.43%) Semantic Web
5 9 (6.43%) Mobile App
6 8 (5.71%) Data Integration
7 6 (4.29%) Digital Media
8 5 (3.57%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.86%) Statistics
9 4 (2.86%) EPoS
10 3 (2.14%) Graphic Design
11 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.43%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.43%) Social Gaming
11 2 (1.43%) SWIFT
11 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.71%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 50 (35.71%) Linux
2 19 (13.57%) UNIX
3 18 (12.86%) Android
4 10 (7.14%) Windows
5 9 (6.43%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.29%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.43%) OS/2
9 1 (0.71%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (34.29%) TDD
3 34 (24.29%) MVC
4 32 (22.86%) OO
5 27 (19.29%) DevOps
6 25 (17.86%) Scrum
7 24 (17.14%) BDD
8 20 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 16 (11.43%) Configuration Management
9 16 (11.43%) Web Application Development
10 12 (8.57%) Android Development
11 11 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (7.14%) MapReduce
13 9 (6.43%) Kanban
13 9 (6.43%) Functional Programming
14 8 (5.71%) Automated Testing
15 7 (5.00%) Software Testing
15 7 (5.00%) Analytics
16 6 (4.29%) iOS Development
16 6 (4.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (53.57%) JavaScript
2 65 (46.43%) Python
3 57 (40.71%) Java
4 32 (22.86%) C#
5 31 (22.14%) PHP
6 26 (18.57%) Perl
7 18 (12.86%) SQL
8 16 (11.43%) CoffeeScript
9 13 (9.29%) C++
10 11 (7.86%) Clojure
11 9 (6.43%) Bash Shell
12 8 (5.71%) Shell Script
13 6 (4.29%) PHP5
14 4 (2.86%) R
14 4 (2.86%) C
15 3 (2.14%) MATLAB
15 3 (2.14%) VBScript
15 3 (2.14%) Lua
16 2 (1.43%) Erlang
16 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (15.71%) Degree
2 7 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.57%) ISEB
5 2 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) QA
2 3 (2.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.86%) Docker
3 1 (0.71%) Samba
3 1 (0.71%) NFS
3 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) vSphere
3 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.71%) LXC
Systems Management
1 27 (19.29%) Puppet
2 23 (16.43%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (11.43%) Nagios
4 11 (7.86%) Munin
4 11 (7.86%) Graphite
5 5 (3.57%) Capistrano
5 5 (3.57%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.14%) Salt
7 2 (1.43%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.43%) Ansible
7 2 (1.43%) SCCM
7 2 (1.43%) SCOM
7 2 (1.43%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (16.43%) Google
2 17 (12.14%) Apple
3 16 (11.43%) Sony
3 16 (11.43%) Yahoo!
3 16 (11.43%) Facebook
4 7 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.29%) Talend
5 6 (4.29%) Appcelerator
5 6 (4.29%) Oracle
5 6 (4.29%) VMware
6 4 (2.86%) New Relic
6 4 (2.86%) Adobe
7 3 (2.14%) SaltStack
7 3 (2.14%) HubSpot
8 2 (1.43%) SAP
8 2 (1.43%) HP
8 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.71%) Perforce
9 1 (0.71%) Cisco
9 1 (0.71%) Twitter
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £38000 per annum
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The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + superb benefits
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus Standard Company Benefits
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