The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 92 109 145
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +36
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 91 51 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.24% 1.64% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.41% 2.82% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 69 36 9
Average salary £42,500 £26,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.46% -17.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £38,500 £33,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2064 1807 1649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.86% 57.94% 46.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1407 1056 1297
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Ruby
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +7 52 £45,000 +73.07% 3
Edinburgh -17 30 £36,895 -1.61% 5
Dundee +4 4 £42,500 +77.08% 1
East Lothian - 2 £19,500 - 1
Fife 0 1 £41,500 -
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 93 (62.42%) JavaScript
2 91 (61.07%) Python
3 84 (56.38%) HTML
4 83 (55.70%) Linux
5 79 (53.02%) CSS
6 77 (51.68%) Java
7 72 (48.32%) Ruby on Rails
8 62 (41.61%) jQuery
9 52 (34.90%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (34.23%) HTML5
11 46 (30.87%) Git (software)
12 44 (29.53%) SQL
13 38 (25.50%) Scrum
14 35 (23.49%) Perl
15 34 (22.82%) NoSQL
16 33 (22.15%) PHP
17 32 (21.48%) MongoDB
18 31 (20.81%) UNIX
19 27 (18.12%) Shell Script
19 27 (18.12%) TDD
20 26 (17.45%) OO
21 25 (16.78%) C#
21 25 (16.78%) GIS
21 25 (16.78%) PostGIS
22 24 (16.11%) MVC
23 23 (15.44%) Hibernate
23 23 (15.44%) Web Development
23 23 (15.44%) Software Engineering
23 23 (15.44%) BDD
24 22 (14.77%) Product Management

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (10.74%) Node.js
2 14 (9.40%) Drupal
3 10 (6.71%) Apache
4 9 (6.04%) WebLogic
5 6 (4.03%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.03%) WordPress
6 4 (2.68%) Alfresco
6 4 (2.68%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.68%) SugarCRM
6 4 (2.68%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.67%) Jetty
7 1 (0.67%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.67%) IIS
7 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (8.05%) Photoshop
2 8 (5.37%) GIMP
3 4 (2.68%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.72%) GitHub
2 6 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.04%) Internet
2 8 (5.37%) LDAP
3 5 (3.36%) Broadband
3 5 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (3.36%) Wireless
4 4 (2.68%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.68%) Firewall
5 1 (0.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.82%) NoSQL
2 32 (21.48%) MongoDB
3 21 (14.09%) Big Data
4 20 (13.42%) MySQL
5 13 (8.72%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (6.04%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.70%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.70%) RDBMS
8 6 (4.03%) Pentaho
8 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.68%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 46 (30.87%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.72%) JIRA
3 12 (8.05%) Jasmine
4 10 (6.71%) Cucumber
4 10 (6.71%) Ant
5 8 (5.37%) RSpec
6 7 (4.70%) Subversion
6 7 (4.70%) Maven
7 5 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.36%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.68%) Selenium
8 4 (2.68%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (2.68%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (1.34%) Gradle
10 1 (0.67%) Hudson
General
1 18 (12.08%) Games
2 12 (8.05%) Marketing
3 5 (3.36%) Advertising
3 5 (3.36%) Retail
4 4 (2.68%) Finance
5 1 (0.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 101 (67.79%) Developer
2 26 (17.45%) Ruby Developer
3 22 (14.77%) Java Developer
4 18 (12.08%) Software Developer
5 16 (10.74%) Senior Developer
6 13 (8.72%) Architect
7 12 (8.05%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (6.71%) Software Engineer
9 9 (6.04%) Software Architect
9 9 (6.04%) Web Developer
10 8 (5.37%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (4.70%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 6 (4.03%) .NET Developer
13 4 (2.68%) C# Developer
13 4 (2.68%) Linux Administrator
13 4 (2.68%) Release Engineer
13 4 (2.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 3 (2.01%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
14 3 (2.01%) Creative Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (56.38%) HTML
2 79 (53.02%) CSS
3 72 (48.32%) Ruby on Rails
4 62 (41.61%) jQuery
5 51 (34.23%) HTML5
6 25 (16.78%) PostGIS
7 23 (15.44%) Hibernate
8 22 (14.77%) JSON
9 20 (13.42%) CSS3
10 18 (12.08%) AngularJS
11 17 (11.41%) Spring
11 17 (11.41%) Django
11 17 (11.41%) .NET
12 13 (8.72%) REST
13 11 (7.38%) ASP.NET
14 10 (6.71%) Web Services
14 10 (6.71%) XML
14 10 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (6.71%) LESS
15 9 (6.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.78%) GIS
2 19 (12.75%) Open Source
3 13 (8.72%) Mobile App
3 13 (8.72%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.71%) Mathematics
5 9 (6.04%) Data Integration
5 9 (6.04%) Management Information System
6 8 (5.37%) PKI
7 6 (4.03%) Interactive TV
8 5 (3.36%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (3.36%) IPTV
8 5 (3.36%) Smartphone
8 5 (3.36%) Video on Demand
8 5 (3.36%) Social Media
9 4 (2.68%) Web 2.0
9 4 (2.68%) BBC
10 2 (1.34%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.34%) Informatics
10 2 (1.34%) Physics
10 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 83 (55.70%) Linux
2 31 (20.81%) UNIX
3 9 (6.04%) Windows
4 8 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (5.37%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.70%) Mac OS X
6 6 (4.03%) AIX
6 6 (4.03%) Solaris
7 5 (3.36%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.36%) Android
8 4 (2.68%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.90%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.50%) Scrum
3 27 (18.12%) TDD
4 26 (17.45%) OO
5 24 (16.11%) MVC
6 23 (15.44%) Web Development
6 23 (15.44%) Software Engineering
6 23 (15.44%) BDD
7 22 (14.77%) Product Management
8 19 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (12.75%) Automated Testing
9 12 (8.05%) OOP
10 10 (6.71%) Kanban
11 8 (5.37%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (5.37%) Document Management
12 7 (4.70%) Web Application Development
13 6 (4.03%) Software Architecture
13 6 (4.03%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (4.03%) Pair Programming
14 5 (3.36%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 93 (62.42%) JavaScript
2 91 (61.07%) Python
3 77 (51.68%) Java
4 44 (29.53%) SQL
5 35 (23.49%) Perl
6 33 (22.15%) PHP
7 27 (18.12%) Shell Script
8 25 (16.78%) C#
9 13 (8.72%) C++
10 10 (6.71%) PL/SQL
10 10 (6.71%) Bash Shell
11 9 (6.04%) CoffeeScript
12 7 (4.70%) ActionScript
12 7 (4.70%) Scala
12 7 (4.70%) ActionScript 3.0
13 5 (3.36%) Jython
14 3 (2.01%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.34%) VBScript
15 2 (1.34%) VB
16 1 (0.67%) AWK
Qualifications
1 17 (11.41%) Degree
2 2 (1.34%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.67%) MCTS
3 1 (0.67%) MCP
3 1 (0.67%) MCAD
3 1 (0.67%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) SLA
2 3 (2.01%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (10.07%) Puppet
1 15 (10.07%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.03%) Nagios
3 5 (3.36%) Capistrano
4 4 (2.68%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.34%) Munin
Vendors
1 13 (8.72%) Oracle
1 13 (8.72%) JBoss
2 12 (8.05%) Adobe
3 6 (4.03%) Facebook
4 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.68%) Talend
4 4 (2.68%) Jaspersoft
4 4 (2.68%) New Relic
5 3 (2.01%) Twitter
5 3 (2.01%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.34%) Apple
6 2 (1.34%) Sony
6 2 (1.34%) Yahoo!
6 2 (1.34%) Google
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Amazon
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Amazon
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £55000 - £300000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Musselburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £19000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dundee
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Twig World Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 30+ days ago