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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 85 118 106
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -12
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 71 48 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.31% 1.47% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 2.69% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 64 32 21
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,187 £42,500
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
1624 1783 1643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.80% 54.51% 53.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1119 1131 1144
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +40 38 £53,500 +56.20% 2
Edinburgh +2 30 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Dundee +7 2 £37,500 +25.00%
East Lothian - 1 £20,500 -
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 87 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (47.47%) JavaScript
3 72 (45.57%) Python
4 58 (36.71%) Linux
5 56 (35.44%) Java
6 46 (29.11%) Git (software)
7 45 (28.48%) Ruby on Rails
8 43 (27.22%) HTML
9 41 (25.95%) CSS
9 41 (25.95%) TDD
10 40 (25.32%) MVC
11 39 (24.68%) C#
12 38 (24.05%) OO
13 35 (22.15%) SQL Server
14 34 (21.52%) NoSQL
15 33 (20.89%) PHP
16 31 (19.62%) Perl
17 28 (17.72%) .NET
17 28 (17.72%) Node.js
18 27 (17.09%) SQL
18 27 (17.09%) Open Source
19 26 (16.46%) MySQL
19 26 (16.46%) Puppet
20 25 (15.82%) Scrum
20 25 (15.82%) DevOps
21 24 (15.19%) jQuery
21 24 (15.19%) BDD
22 23 (14.56%) ASP.NET
22 23 (14.56%) Finance
23 22 (13.92%) Opscode Chef

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (17.72%) Node.js
2 10 (6.33%) Apache
3 9 (5.70%) JBoss
3 9 (5.70%) WordPress
4 8 (5.06%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.80%) ExpressionEngine
6 4 (2.53%) Drupal
7 2 (1.27%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.27%) nginx
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.63%) SAS
8 1 (0.63%) CMS
8 1 (0.63%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.90%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.70%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.27%) SaaS
4 2 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.27%) Route 53
5 1 (0.63%) Heroku
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.53%) Firewall
2 4 (2.53%) SNMP
3 3 (1.90%) SMS
4 2 (1.27%) SMTP
4 2 (1.27%) Network Security
5 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.15%) SQL Server
2 34 (21.52%) NoSQL
3 26 (16.46%) MySQL
4 17 (10.76%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (8.86%) MongoDB
6 13 (8.23%) Relational Database
7 10 (6.33%) RDBMS
7 10 (6.33%) Hadoop
8 9 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (4.43%) Pentaho
10 7 (4.43%) Oracle Database
11 6 (3.80%) Big Data
12 5 (3.16%) Datomic
12 5 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (29.11%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.76%) Jasmine
3 14 (8.86%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.86%) Cucumber
4 13 (8.23%) RSpec
4 13 (8.23%) Maven
5 11 (6.96%) JIRA
5 11 (6.96%) Selenium
6 10 (6.33%) Bugzilla
7 9 (5.70%) Subversion
7 9 (5.70%) FogBugz
8 8 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (3.80%) Hudson
9 6 (3.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 5 (3.16%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (2.53%) JUnit
12 3 (1.90%) Fiddler
13 2 (1.27%) TestNG
13 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.27%) JBehave
General
1 23 (14.56%) Finance
2 11 (6.96%) Games
3 7 (4.43%) Marketing
4 6 (3.80%) Banking
5 4 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.27%) Automotive
6 2 (1.27%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.63%) French Language
7 1 (0.63%) German Language
7 1 (0.63%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.63%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 80 (50.63%) Developer
2 22 (13.92%) Ruby Developer
3 16 (10.13%) .NET Developer
4 14 (8.86%) Software Engineer
5 12 (7.59%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 9 (5.70%) Lead Developer
7 8 (5.06%) Applications Support
8 7 (4.43%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.43%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.80%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.80%) Programmer
9 6 (3.80%) Administrator
9 6 (3.80%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.80%) Tester
9 6 (3.80%) Analyst
10 5 (3.16%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.16%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.16%) PHP Developer
10 5 (3.16%) Lead PHP Developer
11 4 (2.53%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (28.48%) Ruby on Rails
2 43 (27.22%) HTML
3 41 (25.95%) CSS
4 28 (17.72%) .NET
5 24 (15.19%) jQuery
6 23 (14.56%) ASP.NET
7 18 (11.39%) RESTful
8 16 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (10.13%) WCF
8 16 (10.13%) Hibernate
8 16 (10.13%) Spring
8 16 (10.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (8.23%) HTML5
9 13 (8.23%) Backbone.js
10 12 (7.59%) REST
11 11 (6.96%) Ember.js
11 11 (6.96%) Web Services
12 10 (6.33%) CSS3
13 8 (5.06%) AngularJS
14 7 (4.43%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.09%) Open Source
2 21 (13.29%) Social Media
3 16 (10.13%) BBC
3 16 (10.13%) Mobile App
4 11 (6.96%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.43%) User Experience
7 6 (3.80%) Digital Media
7 6 (3.80%) EPoS
8 5 (3.16%) Data Integration
8 5 (3.16%) Semantic Web
8 5 (3.16%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.53%) Statistics
10 3 (1.90%) Graphic Design
11 2 (1.27%) Replication
11 2 (1.27%) Tandem
11 2 (1.27%) Social Gaming
11 2 (1.27%) SWIFT
11 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 58 (36.71%) Linux
2 16 (10.13%) UNIX
2 16 (10.13%) Windows
3 13 (8.23%) Android
4 9 (5.70%) Apple iOS
5 8 (5.06%) Ubuntu
6 6 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.90%) OS/2
8 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.95%) TDD
3 40 (25.32%) MVC
4 38 (24.05%) OO
5 25 (15.82%) Scrum
5 25 (15.82%) DevOps
6 24 (15.19%) BDD
7 17 (10.76%) Software Engineering
8 16 (10.13%) Web Application Development
9 13 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (8.23%) Configuration Management
10 11 (6.96%) OOP
10 11 (6.96%) Web Development
11 10 (6.33%) Software Testing
11 10 (6.33%) Android Development
12 9 (5.70%) Analytics
12 9 (5.70%) MapReduce
12 9 (5.70%) Automated Testing
13 8 (5.06%) User Stories
14 7 (4.43%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (47.47%) JavaScript
2 72 (45.57%) Python
3 56 (35.44%) Java
4 39 (24.68%) C#
5 33 (20.89%) PHP
6 31 (19.62%) Perl
7 27 (17.09%) SQL
8 14 (8.86%) C++
9 13 (8.23%) CoffeeScript
10 11 (6.96%) Shell Script
11 10 (6.33%) Bash Shell
12 8 (5.06%) Clojure
12 8 (5.06%) T-SQL
13 6 (3.80%) PHP5
14 5 (3.16%) C
15 4 (2.53%) R
16 3 (1.90%) VBScript
16 3 (1.90%) MATLAB
16 3 (1.90%) Jython
16 3 (1.90%) Lua
Qualifications
1 15 (9.49%) Degree
2 10 (6.33%) ISTQB
3 9 (5.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (5.06%) ISEB
5 2 (1.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.96%) QA
2 10 (6.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (16.46%) Puppet
2 22 (13.92%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (10.13%) Nagios
4 10 (6.33%) ZABBIX
5 6 (3.80%) Munin
5 6 (3.80%) Graphite
6 5 (3.16%) Salt
7 2 (1.27%) OpenView
7 2 (1.27%) Capistrano
7 2 (1.27%) SCCM
7 2 (1.27%) SCOM
8 1 (0.63%) Ansible
8 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 21 (13.29%) Google
2 17 (10.76%) Apple
3 16 (10.13%) Sony
3 16 (10.13%) Yahoo!
3 16 (10.13%) Facebook
4 11 (6.96%) Oracle
5 10 (6.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.43%) VMware
7 6 (3.80%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.80%) Appcelerator
7 6 (3.80%) New Relic
8 5 (3.16%) SaltStack
8 5 (3.16%) Talend
9 3 (1.90%) HubSpot
9 3 (1.90%) Adobe
10 2 (1.27%) HP
10 2 (1.27%) SAP
11 1 (0.63%) Perforce
11 1 (0.63%) Twitter
11 1 (0.63%) Zend
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Complete Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 22 days ago