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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 96 109 114
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 64 61 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.07% 1.76% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.91% 3.23% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 56 52 25
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,600 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,187 £38,800
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +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
1635 1890 1583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.83% 54.45% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 1259 1004
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 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +28 34 £48,750 +21.87% 7
Edinburgh +10 27 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Dundee +3 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Fife +3 1 £40,499 -2.41%
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 83 (58.87%) JavaScript
2 77 (54.61%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (51.06%) Python
4 63 (44.68%) Java
5 58 (41.13%) Linux
6 53 (37.59%) TDD
7 39 (27.66%) Ruby on Rails
8 37 (26.24%) PHP
9 35 (24.82%) Finance
10 34 (24.11%) HTML
10 34 (24.11%) Git (software)
10 34 (24.11%) Puppet
10 34 (24.11%) DevOps
11 33 (23.40%) MVC
12 31 (21.99%) MySQL
12 31 (21.99%) CSS
13 29 (20.57%) OO
14 28 (19.86%) C#
14 28 (19.86%) Open Source
15 27 (19.15%) jQuery
15 27 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
16 26 (18.44%) NoSQL
17 23 (16.31%) Node.js
17 23 (16.31%) Degree
17 23 (16.31%) Google
17 23 (16.31%) Scrum
18 22 (15.60%) Configuration Management
18 22 (15.60%) Amazon AWS
19 21 (14.89%) BDD
19 21 (14.89%) Perl

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 23 (16.31%) Node.js
2 15 (10.64%) Apache
3 10 (7.09%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.09%) JBoss
4 9 (6.38%) WordPress
5 6 (4.26%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (2.13%) nginx
7 2 (1.42%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.42%) Drupal
7 2 (1.42%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.71%) SAS
8 1 (0.71%) CMS
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.60%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.55%) SaaS
3 3 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.13%) OpenShift
3 3 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.42%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.42%) Route 53
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.71%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) SMS
1 3 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (0.71%) VLAN
2 1 (0.71%) Network Security
2 1 (0.71%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.71%) SMTP
2 1 (0.71%) SNMP
2 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.71%) VPN
2 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.99%) MySQL
2 26 (18.44%) NoSQL
3 21 (14.89%) SQL Server
4 17 (12.06%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (9.93%) MongoDB
6 11 (7.80%) Hadoop
6 11 (7.80%) Big Data
7 10 (7.09%) Pentaho
8 9 (6.38%) Datomic
9 8 (5.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
11 3 (2.13%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (24.11%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.18%) Jasmine
3 19 (13.48%) Jenkins
4 18 (12.77%) Maven
5 17 (12.06%) RSpec
5 17 (12.06%) Cucumber
6 11 (7.80%) Selenium
6 11 (7.80%) JUnit
7 10 (7.09%) Gradle
8 9 (6.38%) Talend Open Studio
8 9 (6.38%) TestNG
9 7 (4.96%) Eclipse
9 7 (4.96%) Bugzilla
9 7 (4.96%) JIRA
9 7 (4.96%) Mockito
10 6 (4.26%) FogBugz
10 6 (4.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 5 (3.55%) Subversion
11 5 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (2.13%) Fiddler
General
1 35 (24.82%) Finance
2 16 (11.35%) Banking
3 14 (9.93%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.67%) Games
5 7 (4.96%) Marketing
6 2 (1.42%) Retail
6 2 (1.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 74 (52.48%) Developer
2 18 (12.77%) Ruby Developer
3 14 (9.93%) .NET Developer
4 12 (8.51%) Java Developer
5 11 (7.80%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (7.80%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 9 (6.38%) Software Engineer
6 9 (6.38%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.38%) Lead Developer
7 7 (4.96%) Test Manager
8 6 (4.26%) PHP Developer
9 5 (3.55%) Lead PHP Developer
10 4 (2.84%) Analyst
11 3 (2.13%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.13%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.13%) Software Manager
11 3 (2.13%) Senior Java Developer
12 2 (1.42%) Automation Engineer
12 2 (1.42%) Test Automation Engineer
12 2 (1.42%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.66%) Ruby on Rails
2 34 (24.11%) HTML
3 31 (21.99%) CSS
4 27 (19.15%) jQuery
5 21 (14.89%) Web Services
6 20 (14.18%) .NET
7 19 (13.48%) Hibernate
7 19 (13.48%) Spring
8 16 (11.35%) ASP.NET
8 16 (11.35%) Backbone.js
9 15 (10.64%) RESTful
10 14 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (9.93%) WCF
10 14 (9.93%) Ember.js
10 14 (9.93%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (8.51%) AngularJS
12 8 (5.67%) Middleware
12 8 (5.67%) PostGIS
13 6 (4.26%) LAMP
13 6 (4.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.86%) Open Source
2 19 (13.48%) Social Media
3 14 (9.93%) BBC
4 11 (7.80%) Data Integration
5 9 (6.38%) Semantic Web
5 9 (6.38%) User Experience
6 7 (4.96%) Mobile App
6 7 (4.96%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.26%) Digital Media
8 4 (2.84%) EPoS
9 3 (2.13%) Graphic Design
10 2 (1.42%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.42%) Statistics
10 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.42%) Social Gaming
10 2 (1.42%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.71%) Xbox
11 1 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 58 (41.13%) Linux
2 17 (12.06%) UNIX
2 17 (12.06%) Android
3 7 (4.96%) Windows
4 6 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.84%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (54.61%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (37.59%) TDD
3 34 (24.11%) DevOps
4 33 (23.40%) MVC
5 29 (20.57%) OO
6 23 (16.31%) Scrum
7 22 (15.60%) Configuration Management
8 21 (14.89%) BDD
9 15 (10.64%) Software Engineering
10 14 (9.93%) Web Application Development
11 12 (8.51%) Android Development
12 11 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (7.09%) MapReduce
14 9 (6.38%) Functional Programming
15 8 (5.67%) Kanban
16 7 (4.96%) Test Management
16 7 (4.96%) Web Development
17 6 (4.26%) Use Case
17 6 (4.26%) Mentoring
17 6 (4.26%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 83 (58.87%) JavaScript
2 72 (51.06%) Python
3 63 (44.68%) Java
4 37 (26.24%) PHP
5 28 (19.86%) C#
6 21 (14.89%) Perl
7 16 (11.35%) SQL
7 16 (11.35%) CoffeeScript
8 11 (7.80%) Clojure
8 11 (7.80%) C++
9 6 (4.26%) PHP5
10 4 (2.84%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.13%) C
12 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.42%) Jython
12 2 (1.42%) R
13 1 (0.71%) Erlang
13 1 (0.71%) Lua
13 1 (0.71%) Smalltalk
13 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (16.31%) Degree
2 9 (6.38%) ISTQB
3 7 (4.96%) ISEB
4 4 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.42%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.26%) Docker
2 4 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.13%) LXC
4 1 (0.71%) vSphere
4 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.71%) NFS
4 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.71%) Samba
Systems Management
1 34 (24.11%) Puppet
2 27 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (11.35%) Nagios
3 16 (11.35%) Munin
3 16 (11.35%) Graphite
4 7 (4.96%) Capistrano
5 6 (4.26%) Vagrant
6 4 (2.84%) Ansible
7 1 (0.71%) SCCM
7 1 (0.71%) SCOM
7 1 (0.71%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (16.31%) Google
2 14 (9.93%) Sony
2 14 (9.93%) Facebook
2 14 (9.93%) Yahoo!
2 14 (9.93%) Apple
3 9 (6.38%) Talend
4 6 (4.26%) Appcelerator
5 5 (3.55%) VMware
5 5 (3.55%) Oracle
6 4 (2.84%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.13%) HubSpot
8 2 (1.42%) SAP
9 1 (0.71%) Cisco
9 1 (0.71%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.71%) Adobe
9 1 (0.71%) HP
9 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
Edinburgh & Lothians
ECM Selection
Salary: £40k to £exceptional DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Career Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Damia Group.
Salary: From £26,000 to £40,000 per annum plus pension, profit plan, share sch
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago