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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 91 127 135
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 73 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.15% 1.04% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.06% 1.86% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 55 28 8
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £32,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £48,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1800 1772 1623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.08% 55.92% 50.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 1140 1093
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Edinburgh +12 41 £39,500 -1.25% 4
Glasgow +11 25 £53,250 +27.54% 4
Dundee +15 5 £40,000 +23.07%
Fife - 2 £40,000 - 1
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 114 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 110 (55.56%) Python
3 109 (55.05%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (47.47%) Linux
5 81 (40.91%) Java
6 76 (38.38%) HTML
7 73 (36.87%) CSS
8 63 (31.82%) Ruby on Rails
9 56 (28.28%) OO
10 53 (26.77%) Git (software)
11 52 (26.26%) Perl
12 51 (25.76%) C#
13 48 (24.24%) PHP
14 46 (23.23%) Open Source
15 45 (22.73%) SQL
16 44 (22.22%) MVC
17 41 (20.71%) jQuery
18 38 (19.19%) NoSQL
19 36 (18.18%) TDD
19 36 (18.18%) Software Engineering
20 33 (16.67%) SQL Server
20 33 (16.67%) HTML5
21 32 (16.16%) UNIX
21 32 (16.16%) Hibernate
21 32 (16.16%) Spring
21 32 (16.16%) Web Development
22 31 (15.66%) Node.js
23 30 (15.15%) Mobile App
23 30 (15.15%) MySQL
24 28 (14.14%) Computer Science

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (15.66%) Node.js
2 16 (8.08%) JBoss
3 14 (7.07%) Apache
4 11 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 10 (5.05%) Drupal
6 6 (3.03%) WordPress
7 2 (1.01%) nginx
7 2 (1.01%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (1.01%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.01%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.01%) CMS
8 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.51%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.51%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.51%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 7 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.02%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.51%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.12%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (4.04%) SaaS
3 6 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.52%) Route 53
5 3 (1.52%) GitHub
5 3 (1.52%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.02%) SNMP
2 4 (2.02%) Internet
2 4 (2.02%) Firewall
3 3 (1.52%) SMS
3 3 (1.52%) Network Security
4 2 (1.01%) SMTP
5 1 (0.51%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.19%) NoSQL
2 33 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 30 (15.15%) MySQL
4 27 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (10.10%) Relational Database
6 18 (9.09%) MongoDB
7 15 (7.58%) RDBMS
8 12 (6.06%) Oracle Database
9 11 (5.56%) Big Data
10 10 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (5.05%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (4.04%) Hadoop
13 7 (3.54%) Pentaho
14 1 (0.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 53 (26.77%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.08%) Jasmine
3 14 (7.07%) JIRA
3 14 (7.07%) Cucumber
4 13 (6.57%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.57%) Maven
5 12 (6.06%) Subversion
5 12 (6.06%) RSpec
6 11 (5.56%) FogBugz
6 11 (5.56%) Bugzilla
6 11 (5.56%) Selenium
7 7 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.03%) Hudson
9 5 (2.53%) JUnit
9 5 (2.53%) Fiddler
10 4 (2.02%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (1.01%) TestNG
11 2 (1.01%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.01%) RubyMine
General
1 19 (9.60%) Finance
2 15 (7.58%) Games
3 5 (2.53%) Marketing
4 2 (1.01%) Banking
4 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.51%) Automotive
5 1 (0.51%) French Language
5 1 (0.51%) German Language
5 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.51%) Turkish Language
5 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 113 (57.07%) Developer
2 34 (17.17%) Software Engineer
3 31 (15.66%) Ruby Developer
4 15 (7.58%) Programmer
5 12 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 12 (6.06%) Development Engineer
6 11 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 11 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 11 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
6 11 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 10 (5.05%) .NET Developer
8 9 (4.55%) Applications Support
9 8 (4.04%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.54%) Administrator
11 6 (3.03%) Tester
11 6 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (2.53%) Test Manager
12 5 (2.53%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (38.38%) HTML
2 73 (36.87%) CSS
3 63 (31.82%) Ruby on Rails
4 41 (20.71%) jQuery
5 33 (16.67%) HTML5
6 32 (16.16%) Hibernate
6 32 (16.16%) Spring
7 24 (12.12%) .NET
8 23 (11.62%) CSS3
9 22 (11.11%) ASP.NET
10 19 (9.60%) REST
11 16 (8.08%) Sinatra
12 14 (7.07%) LESS
12 14 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (6.57%) RESTful
14 12 (6.06%) Ember.js
14 12 (6.06%) Backbone.js
15 11 (5.56%) Web Services
16 10 (5.05%) WCF
16 10 (5.05%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (23.23%) Open Source
2 30 (15.15%) Mobile App
3 28 (14.14%) Computer Science
4 20 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (7.07%) Algorithms
5 14 (7.07%) Social Media
6 12 (6.06%) Data Structures
7 10 (5.05%) BBC
8 7 (3.54%) Mathematics
9 6 (3.03%) Data Integration
10 5 (2.53%) EPoS
11 4 (2.02%) Statistics
11 4 (2.02%) Replication
11 4 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.52%) Social Gaming
12 3 (1.52%) User Experience
12 3 (1.52%) Mobile Games
12 3 (1.52%) Graphic Design
13 2 (1.01%) Tandem
13 2 (1.01%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 94 (47.47%) Linux
2 32 (16.16%) UNIX
3 25 (12.63%) Windows
4 10 (5.05%) Ubuntu
5 9 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.03%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.53%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.53%) Android
8 3 (1.52%) OS/2
8 3 (1.52%) AIX
8 3 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (55.05%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (28.28%) OO
3 44 (22.22%) MVC
4 36 (18.18%) TDD
4 36 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 32 (16.16%) Web Development
6 27 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (11.11%) OOP
8 21 (10.61%) Automated Testing
8 21 (10.61%) BDD
9 20 (10.10%) Scrum
10 16 (8.08%) DevOps
11 12 (6.06%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.56%) Refactoring
12 11 (5.56%) Business Analysis
13 10 (5.05%) Web Application Development
14 9 (4.55%) Analytics
14 9 (4.55%) User Stories
14 9 (4.55%) Software Testing
15 7 (3.54%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 114 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 110 (55.56%) Python
3 81 (40.91%) Java
4 52 (26.26%) Perl
5 51 (25.76%) C#
6 48 (24.24%) PHP
7 45 (22.73%) SQL
8 25 (12.63%) C++
9 19 (9.60%) CoffeeScript
10 13 (6.57%) Bash Shell
11 11 (5.56%) Shell Script
11 11 (5.56%) Objective-C
12 9 (4.55%) T-SQL
13 8 (4.04%) Jython
14 4 (2.02%) C
15 3 (1.52%) R
15 3 (1.52%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.52%) VBScript
15 3 (1.52%) Groovy
15 3 (1.52%) Lua
Qualifications
1 26 (13.13%) Degree
2 12 (6.06%) Postgraduate
3 7 (3.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (3.54%) ISEB
3 7 (3.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.06%) QA
1 12 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (9.60%) Puppet
2 16 (8.08%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (5.56%) Nagios
4 10 (5.05%) ZABBIX
5 5 (2.53%) Salt
6 4 (2.02%) Capistrano
7 2 (1.01%) SCCM
7 2 (1.01%) SCOM
7 2 (1.01%) OpenView
8 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.51%) Munin
Vendors
1 19 (9.60%) Oracle
2 14 (7.07%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.57%) Google
4 12 (6.06%) Facebook
5 11 (5.56%) Apple
6 10 (5.05%) Yahoo!
6 10 (5.05%) Sony
7 9 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.54%) VMware
9 6 (3.03%) New Relic
10 5 (2.53%) SaltStack
11 4 (2.02%) Adobe
12 3 (1.52%) HubSpot
13 2 (1.01%) Greenplum
13 2 (1.01%) Sybase
13 2 (1.01%) HP
13 2 (1.01%) Appcelerator
13 2 (1.01%) Talend
14 1 (0.51%) Twitter
14 1 (0.51%) Perforce
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aridhia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Creative Personnel
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
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