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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 88 114 111
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 74 43 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.30% 1.31% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.26% 2.39% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 62 28 18
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £31,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £48,187 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.88%
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
1736 1796 1687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 54.01% 54.71% 53.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1159 1162 1185
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +25 36 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Edinburgh +7 35 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Dundee +6 2 £37,500 +25.00%
East Lothian - 1 £20,500 -
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 89 (52.35%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (48.24%) JavaScript
3 81 (47.65%) Python
4 64 (37.65%) Java
4 64 (37.65%) Linux
5 50 (29.41%) Git (software)
6 48 (28.24%) Ruby on Rails
6 48 (28.24%) HTML
7 46 (27.06%) CSS
8 43 (25.29%) PHP
9 42 (24.71%) MVC
10 40 (23.53%) C#
10 40 (23.53%) OO
11 38 (22.35%) NoSQL
12 36 (21.18%) Open Source
13 35 (20.59%) TDD
13 35 (20.59%) SQL Server
14 33 (19.41%) SQL
15 32 (18.82%) Perl
16 30 (17.65%) MySQL
17 27 (15.88%) .NET
17 27 (15.88%) Node.js
18 26 (15.29%) jQuery
19 25 (14.71%) Spring
19 25 (14.71%) Hibernate
20 24 (14.12%) Scrum
21 22 (12.94%) ASP.NET
21 22 (12.94%) Software Engineering
21 22 (12.94%) Puppet
21 22 (12.94%) Mobile App

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 27 (15.88%) Node.js
2 13 (7.65%) JBoss
2 13 (7.65%) Apache
3 9 (5.29%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.71%) WordPress
5 6 (3.53%) Drupal
6 5 (2.94%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.18%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.18%) nginx
8 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.59%) SAS
8 1 (0.59%) CMS
8 1 (0.59%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.76%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.65%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.35%) SaaS
4 4 (2.35%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (2.35%) Route 53
5 3 (1.76%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.59%) Heroku
6 1 (0.59%) GitHub
6 1 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.35%) Firewall
2 4 (2.35%) SNMP
3 3 (1.76%) SMS
4 2 (1.18%) SMTP
4 2 (1.18%) Network Security
5 1 (0.59%) Internet
5 1 (0.59%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.35%) NoSQL
2 35 (20.59%) SQL Server
3 30 (17.65%) MySQL
4 20 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (10.59%) MongoDB
5 18 (10.59%) Relational Database
6 15 (8.82%) RDBMS
7 12 (7.06%) Oracle Database
8 11 (6.47%) Hadoop
8 11 (6.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (4.71%) Big Data
11 7 (4.12%) Pentaho
12 6 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (1.18%) Datomic
14 1 (0.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.82%) Jasmine
2 15 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 13 (7.65%) Maven
3 13 (7.65%) JIRA
4 12 (7.06%) Cucumber
5 11 (6.47%) Selenium
5 11 (6.47%) RSpec
6 10 (5.88%) Bugzilla
6 10 (5.88%) Subversion
7 9 (5.29%) FogBugz
8 8 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (3.53%) Hudson
10 5 (2.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 5 (2.94%) JUnit
11 4 (2.35%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (2.35%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.76%) Fiddler
13 2 (1.18%) TestNG
13 2 (1.18%) JBehave
General
1 21 (12.35%) Finance
2 14 (8.24%) Games
3 7 (4.12%) Marketing
4 3 (1.76%) Banking
5 2 (1.18%) Automotive
6 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.59%) French Language
6 1 (0.59%) German Language
6 1 (0.59%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.59%) Turkish Language
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 90 (52.94%) Developer
2 25 (14.71%) Ruby Developer
3 19 (11.18%) Software Engineer
4 13 (7.65%) .NET Developer
5 10 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 10 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 10 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 9 (5.29%) Programmer
7 8 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.12%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.12%) Lead Developer
8 7 (4.12%) Administrator
8 7 (4.12%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.53%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.53%) Tester
10 5 (2.94%) Analyst
10 5 (2.94%) Web Developer
10 5 (2.94%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.35%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (2.35%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (28.24%) HTML
1 48 (28.24%) Ruby on Rails
2 46 (27.06%) CSS
3 27 (15.88%) .NET
4 26 (15.29%) jQuery
5 25 (14.71%) Hibernate
5 25 (14.71%) Spring
6 22 (12.94%) ASP.NET
7 16 (9.41%) RESTful
8 15 (8.82%) REST
9 14 (8.24%) HTML5
10 13 (7.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (7.65%) WCF
10 13 (7.65%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (6.47%) CSS3
11 11 (6.47%) Backbone.js
12 10 (5.88%) Ember.js
12 10 (5.88%) Web Services
13 8 (4.71%) AngularJS
14 7 (4.12%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.18%) Open Source
2 22 (12.94%) Mobile App
3 18 (10.59%) Social Media
4 13 (7.65%) BBC
5 12 (7.06%) Computer Science
6 10 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.53%) EPoS
7 6 (3.53%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.94%) Statistics
8 5 (2.94%) Digital Media
8 5 (2.94%) Data Integration
9 4 (2.35%) User Experience
9 4 (2.35%) Social Gaming
9 4 (2.35%) Replication
10 3 (1.76%) Mobile Games
10 3 (1.76%) Graphic Design
11 2 (1.18%) SWIFT
11 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.18%) Tandem
11 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 64 (37.65%) Linux
2 21 (12.35%) Windows
3 16 (9.41%) UNIX
4 9 (5.29%) Ubuntu
4 9 (5.29%) Android
5 8 (4.71%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.76%) OS/2
8 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (52.35%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (24.71%) MVC
3 40 (23.53%) OO
4 35 (20.59%) TDD
5 24 (14.12%) Scrum
6 22 (12.94%) Software Engineering
6 22 (12.94%) DevOps
7 20 (11.76%) BDD
8 16 (9.41%) OOP
9 14 (8.24%) Web Development
9 14 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (7.65%) Web Application Development
11 10 (5.88%) User Stories
11 10 (5.88%) MapReduce
11 10 (5.88%) Software Testing
12 9 (5.29%) Analytics
13 8 (4.71%) Configuration Management
14 7 (4.12%) Regression Testing
14 7 (4.12%) Automated Testing
14 7 (4.12%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (48.24%) JavaScript
2 81 (47.65%) Python
3 64 (37.65%) Java
4 43 (25.29%) PHP
5 40 (23.53%) C#
6 33 (19.41%) SQL
7 32 (18.82%) Perl
8 17 (10.00%) C++
9 13 (7.65%) Bash Shell
10 11 (6.47%) CoffeeScript
10 11 (6.47%) Shell Script
11 10 (5.88%) T-SQL
12 6 (3.53%) C
13 5 (2.94%) Jython
13 5 (2.94%) Clojure
13 5 (2.94%) PHP5
14 4 (2.35%) R
15 3 (1.76%) Lua
15 3 (1.76%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (6.47%) Degree
2 9 (5.29%) ISTQB
3 8 (4.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (4.71%) ISEB
4 1 (0.59%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.06%) SLA
2 11 (6.47%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (12.94%) Puppet
2 18 (10.59%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (7.06%) Nagios
4 10 (5.88%) ZABBIX
5 5 (2.94%) Salt
6 2 (1.18%) Munin
6 2 (1.18%) SCCM
6 2 (1.18%) SCOM
6 2 (1.18%) OpenView
7 1 (0.59%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 18 (10.59%) Oracle
2 17 (10.00%) Google
3 15 (8.82%) Facebook
4 14 (8.24%) Apple
5 13 (7.65%) Sony
5 13 (7.65%) Yahoo!
6 12 (7.06%) Microsoft
7 7 (4.12%) Red Hat
7 7 (4.12%) VMware
8 6 (3.53%) New Relic
9 5 (2.94%) SaltStack
9 5 (2.94%) Appcelerator
10 4 (2.35%) Talend
11 3 (1.76%) HubSpot
11 3 (1.76%) Adobe
12 2 (1.18%) HP
13 1 (0.59%) Sybase
13 1 (0.59%) SAP
13 1 (0.59%) Perforce
13 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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