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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 97 69 119
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +50
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 73 121 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.29% 3.25% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.52% 5.86% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 58 83 33
Average salary £35,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
1616 2065 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.69% 55.54% 57.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 1408 1225
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
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 3 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 3 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
Glasgow -23 35 £36,750 -19.23% 5
Edinburgh -5 32 £36,000 -20.00% 12
West Lothian - 3 £35,000 -
Dundee -11 1 £44,000 +25.71% 2
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 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 71 (52.99%) Python
2 62 (46.27%) Java
3 61 (45.52%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (42.54%) JavaScript
5 52 (38.81%) Linux
6 48 (35.82%) TDD
7 42 (31.34%) .NET
8 38 (28.36%) Git (software)
9 36 (26.87%) Degree
10 35 (26.12%) Open Source
10 35 (26.12%) PHP
11 34 (25.37%) Puppet
11 34 (25.37%) DevOps
12 33 (24.63%) NoSQL
12 33 (24.63%) RESTful
13 32 (23.88%) Web Application Development
14 31 (23.13%) Ruby on Rails
14 31 (23.13%) C#
14 31 (23.13%) Finance
15 30 (22.39%) Configuration Management
16 29 (21.64%) MySQL
16 29 (21.64%) SQL Server
16 29 (21.64%) Web Services
17 28 (20.90%) PostgreSQL
18 27 (20.15%) OO
18 27 (20.15%) BDD
19 26 (19.40%) Node.js
19 26 (19.40%) Opscode Chef
19 26 (19.40%) MVC
20 25 (18.66%) ASP.NET

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 26 (19.40%) Node.js
2 16 (11.94%) Apache
3 14 (10.45%) Tomcat
4 10 (7.46%) CMS
5 2 (1.49%) JBoss
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.75%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.99%) SaaS
3 3 (2.24%) OpenShift
3 3 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.99%) LAN
1 4 (2.99%) WAN
2 3 (2.24%) Firewall
3 2 (1.49%) Internet
4 1 (0.75%) VPN
4 1 (0.75%) VLAN
4 1 (0.75%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.63%) NoSQL
2 29 (21.64%) MySQL
2 29 (21.64%) SQL Server
3 28 (20.90%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (12.69%) MongoDB
5 11 (8.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (5.22%) Big Data
7 6 (4.48%) Pentaho
8 5 (3.73%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.99%) Datomic
10 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (28.36%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.43%) JUnit
3 15 (11.19%) Jenkins
4 14 (10.45%) Maven
5 13 (9.70%) Gradle
6 11 (8.21%) TestNG
6 11 (8.21%) Mockito
7 10 (7.46%) Eclipse
8 7 (5.22%) JMeter
8 7 (5.22%) HttpUnit
8 7 (5.22%) RSpec
9 6 (4.48%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (4.48%) JIRA
9 6 (4.48%) Bugzilla
9 6 (4.48%) Subversion
9 6 (4.48%) FogBugz
10 5 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (3.73%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.99%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.49%) Selenium
General
1 31 (23.13%) Finance
2 18 (13.43%) Banking
3 16 (11.94%) Telecoms
4 10 (7.46%) Marketing
5 2 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.49%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (61.19%) Developer
2 21 (15.67%) .NET Developer
3 20 (14.93%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (14.18%) Java Developer
5 11 (8.21%) Software Developer
6 10 (7.46%) Web Developer
7 9 (6.72%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.48%) Test Manager
8 6 (4.48%) Open Source Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (3.73%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.73%) Analyst
9 5 (3.73%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (2.99%) Graduate
10 4 (2.99%) Java Web Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Ruby Developer
11 3 (2.24%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.24%) AWS Developer
11 3 (2.24%) Junior Developer
11 3 (2.24%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (31.34%) .NET
2 33 (24.63%) RESTful
3 31 (23.13%) Ruby on Rails
4 29 (21.64%) Web Services
5 25 (18.66%) ASP.NET
6 24 (17.91%) Spring
7 23 (17.16%) Hibernate
8 21 (15.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (15.67%) WCF
8 21 (15.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (11.19%) HTML
10 14 (10.45%) CSS
11 11 (8.21%) J2EE
12 10 (7.46%) Middleware
13 9 (6.72%) XML
13 9 (6.72%) SOAP
13 9 (6.72%) jQuery
13 9 (6.72%) JPA
14 8 (5.97%) Entity Framework
14 8 (5.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Social Media
2 13 (9.70%) BBC
3 10 (7.46%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.97%) Data Integration
5 6 (4.48%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.99%) User Experience
6 4 (2.99%) Semantic Web
6 4 (2.99%) W3C
7 3 (2.24%) EPoS
7 3 (2.24%) iPhone
8 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.49%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.75%) Xbox
9 1 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (38.81%) Linux
2 14 (10.45%) Android
3 13 (9.70%) UNIX
4 11 (8.21%) Windows
5 8 (5.97%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.99%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.24%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.24%) CentOS
7 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (45.52%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (35.82%) TDD
3 35 (26.12%) Open Source
4 34 (25.37%) DevOps
5 32 (23.88%) Web Application Development
6 30 (22.39%) Configuration Management
7 27 (20.15%) OO
7 27 (20.15%) BDD
8 26 (19.40%) MVC
9 19 (14.18%) Web Development
10 15 (11.19%) SDLC
11 13 (9.70%) Test Management
12 12 (8.96%) Scrum
13 10 (7.46%) Content Management
14 9 (6.72%) Software Engineering
15 8 (5.97%) OOP
15 8 (5.97%) Automated Testing
16 7 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
17 6 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
17 6 (4.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 71 (52.99%) Python
2 62 (46.27%) Java
3 57 (42.54%) JavaScript
4 35 (26.12%) PHP
5 31 (23.13%) C#
6 24 (17.91%) Perl
7 17 (12.69%) SQL
8 13 (9.70%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.97%) Clojure
10 6 (4.48%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (2.99%) C++
12 3 (2.24%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.24%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.24%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.24%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (26.87%) Degree
2 13 (9.70%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.97%) ISEB
4 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.70%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.99%) Docker
2 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.99%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.99%) XenApp
2 4 (2.99%) XenDesktop
3 3 (2.24%) LXC
4 1 (0.75%) Samba
4 1 (0.75%) vSphere
4 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 34 (25.37%) Puppet
2 26 (19.40%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (12.69%) Nagios
4 15 (11.19%) Munin
4 15 (11.19%) Graphite
5 7 (5.22%) Vagrant
6 5 (3.73%) Capistrano
7 3 (2.24%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (12.69%) Google
2 13 (9.70%) Facebook
2 13 (9.70%) Sony
2 13 (9.70%) Yahoo!
2 13 (9.70%) Oracle
2 13 (9.70%) Apple
3 8 (5.97%) Alterian
4 6 (4.48%) Talend
5 5 (3.73%) VMware
5 5 (3.73%) SAP
6 4 (2.99%) Citrix
7 2 (1.49%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.49%) Splunk
8 1 (0.75%) Adobe
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco
8 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
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