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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 67 116 126
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +10
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 119 44 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.24% 1.34% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.87% 2.39% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 90 33 19
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,405 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2026 1842 1652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 55.23% 56.24% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1369 1231 1177
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,000
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 23 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 23 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 +44 74 £45,000 +18.42% 6
Edinburgh +2 37 £45,000 +21.62% 3
Dundee +4 12 £37,500 +66.66%
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 23 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.

1 142 (64.84%) JavaScript
2 131 (59.82%) Linux
3 130 (59.36%) Python
4 112 (51.14%) HTML
4 112 (51.14%) CSS
5 98 (44.75%) Java
6 87 (39.73%) Ruby on Rails
7 69 (31.51%) jQuery
8 59 (26.94%) Git (software)
8 59 (26.94%) OO
9 58 (26.48%) PHP
10 57 (26.03%) SQL
11 56 (25.57%) HTML5
12 55 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (24.66%) Open Source
13 54 (24.66%) UNIX
14 50 (22.83%) Hibernate
15 48 (21.92%) Perl
16 45 (20.55%) C#
17 42 (19.18%) Spring
18 38 (17.35%) MVC
19 37 (16.89%) NoSQL
20 36 (16.44%) Web Development
20 36 (16.44%) PostgreSQL
20 36 (16.44%) MySQL
20 36 (16.44%) Mobile App
21 33 (15.07%) CSS3
22 32 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
23 31 (14.16%) Automated Testing
23 31 (14.16%) Software Engineering

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 31 (14.16%) Node.js
2 22 (10.05%) Drupal
3 20 (9.13%) Apache
4 14 (6.39%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.11%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.28%) SugarCRM
6 5 (2.28%) Joomla!
6 5 (2.28%) Alfresco
6 5 (2.28%) WordPress
7 4 (1.83%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.46%) Jetty
8 1 (0.46%) IIS
8 1 (0.46%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (5.94%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.65%) GIMP
3 5 (2.28%) Fireworks
4 3 (1.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.68%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (4.57%) SaaS
3 4 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.37%) GitHub
4 3 (1.37%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.91%) Route 53
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.65%) LDAP
2 6 (2.74%) Internet
3 2 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.91%) Network Security
4 1 (0.46%) Firewall
4 1 (0.46%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.89%) NoSQL
2 36 (16.44%) MySQL
2 36 (16.44%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (13.24%) Big Data
4 28 (12.79%) MongoDB
5 20 (9.13%) Relational Database
6 19 (8.68%) SQL Server
7 17 (7.76%) RDBMS
8 14 (6.39%) Oracle Database
9 12 (5.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (5.02%) Pentaho
11 8 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (2.74%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 59 (26.94%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.39%) Subversion
2 14 (6.39%) Jasmine
3 12 (5.48%) Maven
4 11 (5.02%) Cucumber
5 9 (4.11%) Selenium
5 9 (4.11%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.65%) Ant
6 8 (3.65%) RSpec
7 7 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.74%) JIRA
9 5 (2.28%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (1.83%) Bugzilla
10 4 (1.83%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (1.83%) FogBugz
11 3 (1.37%) Fiddler
12 2 (0.91%) JUnit
12 2 (0.91%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.91%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.91%) Mockito
General
1 12 (5.48%) Games
2 11 (5.02%) Marketing
3 8 (3.65%) Finance
4 4 (1.83%) Advertising
5 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 158 (72.15%) Developer
2 45 (20.55%) Ruby Developer
3 30 (13.70%) Java Developer
4 28 (12.79%) Software Engineer
5 19 (8.68%) Senior Developer
5 19 (8.68%) Software Developer
6 17 (7.76%) Programmer
7 13 (5.94%) Software Development Engineer
7 13 (5.94%) Development Engineer
8 9 (4.11%) Web Developer
9 8 (3.65%) Applications Support
9 8 (3.65%) C# Developer
9 8 (3.65%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 7 (3.20%) Senior Software Developer
11 6 (2.74%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (2.74%) .NET Developer
12 5 (2.28%) Senior Development Engineer
12 5 (2.28%) Senior Software Development Engineer
13 4 (1.83%) DevOps Engineer
13 4 (1.83%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (51.14%) HTML
1 112 (51.14%) CSS
2 87 (39.73%) Ruby on Rails
3 69 (31.51%) jQuery
4 56 (25.57%) HTML5
5 50 (22.83%) Hibernate
6 42 (19.18%) Spring
7 33 (15.07%) CSS3
8 30 (13.70%) REST
9 27 (12.33%) LESS
10 23 (10.50%) Sinatra
10 23 (10.50%) .NET
11 20 (9.13%) ASP.NET
12 18 (8.22%) Web Services
13 14 (6.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (5.94%) Sass
15 12 (5.48%) PostGIS
15 12 (5.48%) J2EE
16 11 (5.02%) XML
16 11 (5.02%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (24.66%) Open Source
2 36 (16.44%) Mobile App
3 27 (12.33%) Computer Science
4 14 (6.39%) GIS
5 13 (5.94%) Data Integration
6 9 (4.11%) Social Media
7 8 (3.65%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.65%) PKI
8 5 (2.28%) Web 2.0
8 5 (2.28%) BBC
9 4 (1.83%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.37%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (1.37%) Informatics
10 3 (1.37%) Mobile Games
10 3 (1.37%) Replication
11 2 (0.91%) Tandem
11 2 (0.91%) Social Gaming
12 1 (0.46%) iPhone
12 1 (0.46%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 131 (59.82%) Linux
2 54 (24.66%) UNIX
3 19 (8.68%) Windows
4 14 (6.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.11%) Mac OS X
6 8 (3.65%) AIX
6 8 (3.65%) Solaris
7 6 (2.74%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.37%) Android
9 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.46%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (26.94%) OO
2 55 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (17.35%) MVC
4 36 (16.44%) Web Development
5 32 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (14.16%) Automated Testing
6 31 (14.16%) Software Engineering
7 30 (13.70%) TDD
8 27 (12.33%) Scrum
8 27 (12.33%) OOP
9 18 (8.22%) BDD
10 13 (5.94%) Software Architecture
10 13 (5.94%) Business Analysis
10 13 (5.94%) Refactoring
11 8 (3.65%) Change Management
11 8 (3.65%) Document Management
11 8 (3.65%) SOA
11 8 (3.65%) Product Management
11 8 (3.65%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (3.65%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 142 (64.84%) JavaScript
2 130 (59.36%) Python
3 98 (44.75%) Java
4 58 (26.48%) PHP
5 57 (26.03%) SQL
6 48 (21.92%) Perl
7 45 (20.55%) C#
8 21 (9.59%) C++
9 16 (7.31%) CoffeeScript
10 13 (5.94%) Objective-C
11 12 (5.48%) Jython
12 11 (5.02%) Shell Script
13 10 (4.57%) PL/SQL
14 8 (3.65%) T-SQL
15 6 (2.74%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.83%) Groovy
17 3 (1.37%) Scala
17 3 (1.37%) C
18 2 (0.91%) AWK
18 2 (0.91%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (11.87%) Degree
2 14 (6.39%) Postgraduate
3 2 (0.91%) ISEB
3 2 (0.91%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.11%) SLA
2 6 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (6.85%) Puppet
2 14 (6.39%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.20%) Capistrano
4 5 (2.28%) Nagios
5 3 (1.37%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.91%) Munin
7 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.46%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (11.87%) Oracle
1 26 (11.87%) JBoss
2 13 (5.94%) Adobe
3 10 (4.57%) Red Hat
3 10 (4.57%) Facebook
4 9 (4.11%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.28%) Apple
5 5 (2.28%) Sony
5 5 (2.28%) Yahoo!
5 5 (2.28%) Google
6 4 (1.83%) Talend
6 4 (1.83%) Jaspersoft
7 3 (1.37%) Twitter
8 2 (0.91%) Greenplum
8 2 (0.91%) Sybase
9 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.46%) VMware
9 1 (0.46%) New Relic
9 1 (0.46%) SaltStack
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