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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 80 70 124
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +54
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 86 118 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.74% 3.17% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.36% 5.76% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 66 88 32
Average salary £35,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,150 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
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
1605 2048 1842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 51.07% 55.07% 56.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1018 1369 1224
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Edinburgh +5 36 £35,000 -17.64% 12
Glasgow -18 34 £35,500 -21.11% 4
Dundee -10 7 £36,500 -2.66%
West Lothian +1 6 £35,000 -
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 81 (59.56%) Python
2 62 (45.59%) Java
3 57 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 46 (33.82%) Linux
6 44 (32.35%) TDD
7 43 (31.62%) .NET
8 38 (27.94%) C#
9 37 (27.21%) Degree
10 35 (25.74%) Git (software)
11 34 (25.00%) OO
12 33 (24.26%) PostgreSQL
12 33 (24.26%) Open Source
13 32 (23.53%) RESTful
13 32 (23.53%) DevOps
13 32 (23.53%) PHP
14 31 (22.79%) Puppet
14 31 (22.79%) Web Application Development
15 30 (22.06%) SQL Server
15 30 (22.06%) Finance
16 29 (21.32%) MVC
16 29 (21.32%) NoSQL
17 28 (20.59%) Perl
17 28 (20.59%) Configuration Management
18 27 (19.85%) MySQL
18 27 (19.85%) Web Services
19 26 (19.12%) BDD
20 25 (18.38%) Opscode Chef
20 25 (18.38%) Web Development
21 24 (17.65%) Node.js

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 24 (17.65%) Node.js
2 14 (10.29%) Apache
3 13 (9.56%) Tomcat
4 11 (8.09%) CMS
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (3.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.68%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.47%) SaaS
3 2 (1.47%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.68%) LAN
1 5 (3.68%) WAN
2 2 (1.47%) Firewall
3 1 (0.74%) Wireless
3 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.26%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (22.06%) SQL Server
3 29 (21.32%) NoSQL
4 27 (19.85%) MySQL
5 18 (13.24%) MongoDB
6 11 (8.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.41%) Pentaho
8 5 (3.68%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.68%) Big Data
8 5 (3.68%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.21%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (25.74%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.71%) JUnit
3 14 (10.29%) Jenkins
4 13 (9.56%) Maven
5 11 (8.09%) TestNG
5 11 (8.09%) Gradle
5 11 (8.09%) Mockito
6 9 (6.62%) Eclipse
6 9 (6.62%) JIRA
7 8 (5.88%) JMeter
7 8 (5.88%) HttpUnit
8 7 (5.15%) Bugzilla
8 7 (5.15%) FogBugz
9 6 (4.41%) Subversion
9 6 (4.41%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.94%) RSpec
11 2 (1.47%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.47%) Ant
12 1 (0.74%) Mercurial
General
1 30 (22.06%) Finance
2 16 (11.76%) Banking
3 14 (10.29%) Telecoms
4 11 (8.09%) Marketing
5 6 (4.41%) Games
6 2 (1.47%) Publishing
6 2 (1.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (57.35%) Developer
2 23 (16.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (13.97%) .NET Developer
4 17 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 14 (10.29%) Software Developer
6 12 (8.82%) Web Developer
7 9 (6.62%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.88%) Analyst
9 7 (5.15%) Software Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) Test Analyst
9 7 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.15%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (4.41%) Java Web Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Test Manager
12 4 (2.94%) Graduate
13 3 (2.21%) Junior
13 3 (2.21%) Junior Developer
13 3 (2.21%) Test Engineer
13 3 (2.21%) AWS Developer
13 3 (2.21%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.62%) .NET
2 32 (23.53%) RESTful
3 27 (19.85%) Web Services
4 24 (17.65%) Spring
4 24 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 23 (16.91%) Ruby on Rails
6 22 (16.18%) Hibernate
7 19 (13.97%) WCF
7 19 (13.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (13.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (8.82%) J2EE
9 11 (8.09%) HTML
10 10 (7.35%) XML
10 10 (7.35%) SOAP
10 10 (7.35%) CSS
10 10 (7.35%) JPA
11 9 (6.62%) Middleware
12 8 (5.88%) .NET Framework
12 8 (5.88%) Entity Framework
13 6 (4.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.56%) Computer Science
1 13 (9.56%) Social Media
2 11 (8.09%) BBC
3 9 (6.62%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.41%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.41%) Data Integration
5 5 (3.68%) W3C
5 5 (3.68%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.68%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.94%) EPoS
6 4 (2.94%) Replication
7 3 (2.21%) iPhone
8 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.47%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.74%) Xbox
9 1 (0.74%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 46 (33.82%) Linux
2 17 (12.50%) Android
3 16 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 13 (9.56%) Windows
5 9 (6.62%) UNIX
6 5 (3.68%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.47%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.47%) CentOS
7 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (32.35%) TDD
3 34 (25.00%) OO
4 33 (24.26%) Open Source
5 32 (23.53%) DevOps
6 31 (22.79%) Web Application Development
7 29 (21.32%) MVC
8 28 (20.59%) Configuration Management
9 26 (19.12%) BDD
10 25 (18.38%) Web Development
11 16 (11.76%) Test Management
12 13 (9.56%) Software Engineering
13 12 (8.82%) Scrum
13 12 (8.82%) Content Management
13 12 (8.82%) SDLC
14 9 (6.62%) Automated Testing
14 9 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (5.88%) OOP
16 7 (5.15%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 81 (59.56%) Python
2 62 (45.59%) Java
3 56 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 38 (27.94%) C#
5 32 (23.53%) PHP
6 28 (20.59%) Perl
7 19 (13.97%) SQL
8 13 (9.56%) Bash Shell
9 11 (8.09%) C++
10 4 (2.94%) Clojure
11 3 (2.21%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.21%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.21%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.47%) Tcl
12 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.47%) C
13 1 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (27.21%) Degree
2 17 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 10 (7.35%) ISEB
4 3 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.03%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.68%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.68%) XenApp
2 5 (3.68%) XenDesktop
2 5 (3.68%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.94%) Docker
4 2 (1.47%) LXC
5 1 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (22.79%) Puppet
2 25 (18.38%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (8.82%) Nagios
4 10 (7.35%) Munin
4 10 (7.35%) Graphite
5 6 (4.41%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.47%) Capistrano
6 2 (1.47%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (11.76%) Google
2 15 (11.03%) Oracle
3 11 (8.09%) Apple
3 11 (8.09%) Sony
3 11 (8.09%) Yahoo!
3 11 (8.09%) Facebook
4 9 (6.62%) Alterian
5 7 (5.15%) SAP
6 6 (4.41%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.41%) VMware
6 6 (4.41%) Talend
7 5 (3.68%) Citrix
8 3 (2.21%) DigitalOcean
8 3 (2.21%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.47%) Splunk
10 1 (0.74%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
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