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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 67 118 133
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +15
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 110 43 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.02% 1.33% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.49% 2.40% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85 32 18
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2002 1791 1597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 54.98% 55.57% 51.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1325 1175 1129
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,040 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +34 65 £45,500 +10.30% 7
Edinburgh -5 34 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Dundee +3 12 £38,750 +47.61% 2
Aberdeen +9 1 £26,500 -29.33%
Midlothian - 1 £31,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 141 (63.51%) JavaScript
2 133 (59.91%) Linux
3 131 (59.01%) Python
4 108 (48.65%) HTML
4 108 (48.65%) CSS
5 98 (44.14%) Java
6 84 (37.84%) Ruby on Rails
7 68 (30.63%) jQuery
8 64 (28.83%) Git (software)
9 63 (28.38%) OO
10 58 (26.13%) PHP
10 58 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (24.77%) Open Source
12 54 (24.32%) SQL
12 54 (24.32%) UNIX
12 54 (24.32%) HTML5
13 51 (22.97%) Hibernate
14 49 (22.07%) Perl
15 47 (21.17%) C#
16 43 (19.37%) Spring
17 39 (17.57%) MVC
17 39 (17.57%) NoSQL
18 37 (16.67%) Mobile App
18 37 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
19 36 (16.22%) Web Development
20 33 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
20 33 (14.86%) MySQL
20 33 (14.86%) Node.js
21 32 (14.41%) Software Engineering
21 32 (14.41%) TDD

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (14.86%) Node.js
2 22 (9.91%) Drupal
3 19 (8.56%) Apache
4 14 (6.31%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.05%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.25%) Joomla!
6 5 (2.25%) SugarCRM
6 5 (2.25%) WordPress
6 5 (2.25%) Alfresco
7 4 (1.80%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.45%) CMS
8 1 (0.45%) IIS
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.45%) Jetty
Applications
1 13 (5.86%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.60%) GIMP
3 5 (2.25%) Fireworks
4 4 (1.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.91%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (4.50%) SaaS
3 4 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.35%) GitHub
4 3 (1.35%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.90%) Route 53
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.60%) LDAP
2 5 (2.25%) Internet
3 4 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.90%) Network Security
4 2 (0.90%) Firewall
5 1 (0.45%) CDMA
5 1 (0.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.57%) NoSQL
2 37 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (14.86%) MySQL
4 28 (12.61%) MongoDB
4 28 (12.61%) Big Data
5 22 (9.91%) SQL Server
6 21 (9.46%) Relational Database
7 18 (8.11%) RDBMS
8 15 (6.76%) Oracle Database
9 12 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (4.95%) Pentaho
11 9 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (2.70%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 64 (28.83%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.21%) Subversion
3 13 (5.86%) Maven
3 13 (5.86%) Jasmine
4 11 (4.95%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.50%) Jenkins
6 9 (4.05%) Selenium
7 8 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.60%) Ant
8 7 (3.15%) JIRA
8 7 (3.15%) RSpec
9 5 (2.25%) FogBugz
9 5 (2.25%) Bugzilla
9 5 (2.25%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (1.80%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (1.35%) Hudson
11 3 (1.35%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.35%) Fiddler
12 2 (0.90%) JUnit
12 2 (0.90%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (4.95%) Games
2 10 (4.50%) Marketing
3 9 (4.05%) Finance
4 4 (1.80%) Advertising
5 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.45%) French Language
6 1 (0.45%) German Language
6 1 (0.45%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.45%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 157 (70.72%) Developer
2 43 (19.37%) Ruby Developer
3 30 (13.51%) Java Developer
4 29 (13.06%) Software Engineer
5 19 (8.56%) Software Developer
6 17 (7.66%) Senior Developer
6 17 (7.66%) Programmer
7 13 (5.86%) Development Engineer
7 13 (5.86%) Software Development Engineer
8 9 (4.05%) Web Developer
9 8 (3.60%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 8 (3.60%) Applications Support
10 7 (3.15%) .NET Developer
10 7 (3.15%) C# Developer
11 6 (2.70%) Senior Software Developer
11 6 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (2.25%) Senior Software Development Engineer
12 5 (2.25%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (2.25%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (48.65%) HTML
1 108 (48.65%) CSS
2 84 (37.84%) Ruby on Rails
3 68 (30.63%) jQuery
4 54 (24.32%) HTML5
5 51 (22.97%) Hibernate
6 43 (19.37%) Spring
7 31 (13.96%) REST
7 31 (13.96%) CSS3
8 27 (12.16%) LESS
9 25 (11.26%) .NET
10 23 (10.36%) Sinatra
11 21 (9.46%) ASP.NET
12 18 (8.11%) Web Services
13 14 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (5.86%) Sass
15 12 (5.41%) PostGIS
15 12 (5.41%) J2EE
16 11 (4.95%) XML
16 11 (4.95%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (24.77%) Open Source
2 37 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 28 (12.61%) Computer Science
4 14 (6.31%) GIS
5 13 (5.86%) Data Integration
6 11 (4.95%) Social Media
7 8 (3.60%) PKI
7 8 (3.60%) Management Information System
8 7 (3.15%) BBC
9 5 (2.25%) Web 2.0
10 4 (1.80%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.35%) Mobile Games
11 3 (1.35%) Replication
11 3 (1.35%) Informatics
12 2 (0.90%) Tandem
12 2 (0.90%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.90%) EPoS
12 2 (0.90%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 133 (59.91%) Linux
2 54 (24.32%) UNIX
3 20 (9.01%) Windows
4 15 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.60%) Ubuntu
5 8 (3.60%) Mac OS X
6 7 (3.15%) AIX
6 7 (3.15%) Solaris
7 3 (1.35%) Android
8 2 (0.90%) OS/2
8 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (28.38%) OO
2 58 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (17.57%) MVC
4 36 (16.22%) Web Development
5 33 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (14.41%) Software Engineering
6 32 (14.41%) TDD
7 31 (13.96%) Automated Testing
8 29 (13.06%) Scrum
9 28 (12.61%) OOP
10 19 (8.56%) BDD
11 13 (5.86%) Business Analysis
11 13 (5.86%) Refactoring
11 13 (5.86%) Software Architecture
12 11 (4.95%) DevOps
13 8 (3.60%) Product Management
13 8 (3.60%) Document Management
13 8 (3.60%) Change Management
13 8 (3.60%) SOA
13 8 (3.60%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 141 (63.51%) JavaScript
2 131 (59.01%) Python
3 98 (44.14%) Java
4 58 (26.13%) PHP
5 54 (24.32%) SQL
6 49 (22.07%) Perl
7 47 (21.17%) C#
8 21 (9.46%) C++
9 14 (6.31%) CoffeeScript
10 13 (5.86%) Shell Script
10 13 (5.86%) Objective-C
11 12 (5.41%) Jython
12 9 (4.05%) PL/SQL
13 8 (3.60%) Bash Shell
13 8 (3.60%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.80%) Groovy
15 3 (1.35%) C
15 3 (1.35%) Scala
16 2 (0.90%) XPath
16 2 (0.90%) AWK
Qualifications
1 27 (12.16%) Degree
2 14 (6.31%) Postgraduate
3 3 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.35%) ISEB
3 3 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.50%) SLA
2 7 (3.15%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (8.56%) Puppet
2 17 (7.66%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.60%) Nagios
4 6 (2.70%) ZABBIX
4 6 (2.70%) Capistrano
5 3 (1.35%) Salt
6 2 (0.90%) Munin
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 28 (12.61%) Oracle
2 26 (11.71%) JBoss
3 13 (5.86%) Adobe
4 12 (5.41%) Facebook
5 11 (4.95%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.50%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.15%) Apple
7 7 (3.15%) Sony
7 7 (3.15%) Yahoo!
7 7 (3.15%) Google
8 4 (1.80%) Jaspersoft
8 4 (1.80%) Talend
9 3 (1.35%) Twitter
9 3 (1.35%) New Relic
9 3 (1.35%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.90%) Greenplum
10 2 (0.90%) Sybase
10 2 (0.90%) VMware
11 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.45%) Perforce
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