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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 78 117 138
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +21
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 97 37 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.60% 1.21% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.88% 2.19% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 78 32 16
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +49.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £32,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,650 £47,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1987 1686 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.20% 55.33% 52.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1102 1116
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,150 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 August 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 29 August 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 +31 51 £45,000 - 2
Edinburgh -3 30 £40,000 - 7
Dundee +18 14 £37,500 +25.00%
Fife - 2 £40,000 - 1
Aberdeen +13 1 £26,500 -33.75%
Midlothian - 1 £31,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 130 (59.91%) JavaScript
2 128 (58.99%) Python
3 127 (58.53%) Linux
4 93 (42.86%) HTML
4 93 (42.86%) CSS
5 91 (41.94%) Java
6 78 (35.94%) Ruby on Rails
7 68 (31.34%) Git (software)
8 61 (28.11%) OO
9 59 (27.19%) jQuery
10 58 (26.73%) PHP
11 57 (26.27%) Perl
11 57 (26.27%) Open Source
12 50 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
13 49 (22.58%) C#
14 48 (22.12%) UNIX
15 47 (21.66%) SQL
16 45 (20.74%) HTML5
17 42 (19.35%) Hibernate
17 42 (19.35%) Spring
18 41 (18.89%) NoSQL
19 38 (17.51%) MVC
20 37 (17.05%) PostgreSQL
20 37 (17.05%) Software Engineering
20 37 (17.05%) Mobile App
21 33 (15.21%) Node.js
21 33 (15.21%) Web Development
22 31 (14.29%) MySQL
22 31 (14.29%) Computer Science
23 30 (13.82%) TDD

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (15.21%) Node.js
2 22 (10.14%) Drupal
3 19 (8.76%) Apache
4 14 (6.45%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.30%) SugarCRM
5 5 (2.30%) Joomla!
5 5 (2.30%) Alfresco
5 5 (2.30%) WordPress
6 4 (1.84%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.46%) Jetty
7 1 (0.46%) CMS
7 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.46%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (3.69%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.30%) Fireworks
3 4 (1.84%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.44%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (4.61%) SaaS
3 4 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.38%) GitHub
4 3 (1.38%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.92%) Route 53
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.15%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.30%) Internet
2 5 (2.30%) Firewall
3 3 (1.38%) SNMP
4 2 (0.92%) Network Security
5 1 (0.46%) CDMA
5 1 (0.46%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.89%) NoSQL
2 37 (17.05%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (14.29%) MySQL
4 26 (11.98%) SQL Server
5 24 (11.06%) Relational Database
6 22 (10.14%) MongoDB
7 19 (8.76%) RDBMS
8 18 (8.29%) Big Data
9 15 (6.91%) Oracle Database
10 12 (5.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (5.07%) Pentaho
12 9 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (3.69%) Hadoop
13 8 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 68 (31.34%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.37%) Subversion
3 14 (6.45%) Maven
4 13 (5.99%) Jenkins
5 12 (5.53%) Jasmine
6 10 (4.61%) JIRA
6 10 (4.61%) Selenium
6 10 (4.61%) Cucumber
7 9 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (3.23%) Bugzilla
8 7 (3.23%) FogBugz
9 6 (2.76%) RSpec
10 5 (2.30%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (1.84%) Fiddler
11 4 (1.84%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (1.84%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.84%) Hudson
12 2 (0.92%) Mockito
12 2 (0.92%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.92%) JUnit
General
1 10 (4.61%) Games
2 8 (3.69%) Marketing
3 7 (3.23%) Finance
4 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.46%) Advertising
5 1 (0.46%) French Language
5 1 (0.46%) German Language
5 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.46%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 139 (64.06%) Developer
2 38 (17.51%) Ruby Developer
3 32 (14.75%) Software Engineer
4 20 (9.22%) Java Developer
5 17 (7.83%) Programmer
6 16 (7.37%) Software Developer
7 15 (6.91%) Senior Developer
8 13 (5.99%) Development Engineer
8 13 (5.99%) Software Development Engineer
9 10 (4.61%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.15%) .NET Developer
11 8 (3.69%) Web Developer
11 8 (3.69%) Applications Support
11 8 (3.69%) Administrator
12 7 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
12 7 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 5 (2.30%) Release Engineer
13 5 (2.30%) Senior Development Engineer
13 5 (2.30%) Senior Software Development Engineer
13 5 (2.30%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (42.86%) HTML
1 93 (42.86%) CSS
2 78 (35.94%) Ruby on Rails
3 59 (27.19%) jQuery
4 45 (20.74%) HTML5
5 42 (19.35%) Hibernate
5 42 (19.35%) Spring
6 30 (13.82%) CSS3
7 29 (13.36%) REST
8 27 (12.44%) LESS
9 25 (11.52%) .NET
10 23 (10.60%) Sinatra
11 21 (9.68%) ASP.NET
12 15 (6.91%) Sass
13 13 (5.99%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (5.53%) AngularJS
15 11 (5.07%) RESTful
16 10 (4.61%) Web Services
17 9 (4.15%) WCF
17 9 (4.15%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 57 (26.27%) Open Source
2 37 (17.05%) Mobile App
3 31 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.99%) Data Integration
4 13 (5.99%) Social Media
5 9 (4.15%) BBC
6 6 (2.76%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.76%) GIS
7 5 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.30%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.38%) Statistics
8 3 (1.38%) Informatics
8 3 (1.38%) Mobile Games
8 3 (1.38%) Replication
9 2 (0.92%) Tandem
9 2 (0.92%) EPoS
9 2 (0.92%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.46%) Physics
10 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.46%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 127 (58.53%) Linux
2 48 (22.12%) UNIX
3 22 (10.14%) Windows
4 16 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (5.53%) Ubuntu
6 8 (3.69%) Mac OS X
7 6 (2.76%) AIX
7 6 (2.76%) Solaris
8 5 (2.30%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.84%) Android
9 4 (1.84%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (28.11%) OO
2 50 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (17.51%) MVC
4 37 (17.05%) Software Engineering
5 33 (15.21%) Web Development
6 30 (13.82%) TDD
7 27 (12.44%) Automated Testing
7 27 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (11.98%) OOP
9 21 (9.68%) BDD
10 20 (9.22%) Scrum
11 14 (6.45%) DevOps
12 13 (5.99%) Software Architecture
12 13 (5.99%) Refactoring
12 13 (5.99%) Business Analysis
13 10 (4.61%) Web Application Development
14 9 (4.15%) Change Management
15 8 (3.69%) MapReduce
16 7 (3.23%) Analytics
16 7 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 130 (59.91%) JavaScript
2 128 (58.99%) Python
3 91 (41.94%) Java
4 58 (26.73%) PHP
5 57 (26.27%) Perl
6 49 (22.58%) C#
7 47 (21.66%) SQL
8 26 (11.98%) C++
9 14 (6.45%) CoffeeScript
10 13 (5.99%) Bash Shell
10 13 (5.99%) Objective-C
11 12 (5.53%) Jython
12 11 (5.07%) Shell Script
13 8 (3.69%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.84%) C
14 4 (1.84%) Groovy
15 2 (0.92%) AWK
15 2 (0.92%) XPath
15 2 (0.92%) Lua
15 2 (0.92%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (13.36%) Degree
2 14 (6.45%) Postgraduate
3 5 (2.30%) ISEB
3 5 (2.30%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.99%) SLA
2 9 (4.15%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (10.14%) Puppet
2 19 (8.76%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.53%) Nagios
4 11 (5.07%) ZABBIX
5 6 (2.76%) Salt
6 5 (2.30%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.46%) OpenView
7 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.46%) Munin
7 1 (0.46%) SCCM
7 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (11.98%) JBoss
2 21 (9.68%) Oracle
3 14 (6.45%) Facebook
4 12 (5.53%) Red Hat
5 11 (5.07%) Microsoft
6 10 (4.61%) Apple
7 9 (4.15%) Sony
7 9 (4.15%) Yahoo!
7 9 (4.15%) Google
8 8 (3.69%) Adobe
9 7 (3.23%) New Relic
10 6 (2.76%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.84%) Twitter
11 4 (1.84%) Talend
11 4 (1.84%) Jaspersoft
12 3 (1.38%) VMware
13 2 (0.92%) Greenplum
13 2 (0.92%) Sybase
14 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (0.46%) HP
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