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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 96 96 120
Rank change year-on-year
0 +24
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 60 79 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.93% 2.14% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.59% 4.07% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 51 62 28
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +63.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
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
1673 1942 1684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.83% 52.51% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 1311 1006
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +5 30 £48,000 +12.94% 5
Edinburgh +10 27 £47,500 +18.75% 12
Dundee +3 2 £37,500 +16.27%
Fife +2 1 £40,499 -2.41%
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 75 (58.59%) JavaScript
2 70 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (52.34%) Python
4 60 (46.88%) Java
5 56 (43.75%) Linux
6 48 (37.50%) TDD
7 36 (28.13%) DevOps
8 35 (27.34%) Puppet
9 34 (26.56%) Ruby on Rails
10 33 (25.78%) PHP
11 31 (24.22%) Finance
12 29 (22.66%) MVC
12 29 (22.66%) MySQL
12 29 (22.66%) Git (software)
13 28 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
14 27 (21.09%) Open Source
14 27 (21.09%) Configuration Management
15 26 (20.31%) HTML
15 26 (20.31%) OO
16 25 (19.53%) CSS
17 24 (18.75%) C#
17 24 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
18 23 (17.97%) NoSQL
18 23 (17.97%) Degree
18 23 (17.97%) Web Services
18 23 (17.97%) Scrum
19 22 (17.19%) jQuery
20 20 (15.63%) Google
21 19 (14.84%) .NET
21 19 (14.84%) Nagios

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (14.84%) Node.js
2 13 (10.16%) Apache
3 9 (7.03%) Tomcat
4 8 (6.25%) JBoss
5 6 (4.69%) WordPress
6 5 (3.91%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (1.56%) Drupal
8 1 (0.78%) nginx
8 1 (0.78%) SAS
8 1 (0.78%) CMS
8 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.91%) AWS OpsWorks
3 4 (3.13%) SaaS
4 3 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.34%) OpenShift
4 3 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.56%) Route 53
6 1 (0.78%) Heroku
6 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.34%) Firewall
2 1 (0.78%) VLAN
2 1 (0.78%) Network Security
2 1 (0.78%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.78%) SMS
2 1 (0.78%) SMTP
2 1 (0.78%) SNMP
2 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.78%) VPN
2 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.66%) MySQL
2 23 (17.97%) NoSQL
3 18 (14.06%) SQL Server
4 16 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (10.16%) MongoDB
6 9 (7.03%) Pentaho
6 9 (7.03%) Big Data
6 9 (7.03%) Datomic
7 8 (6.25%) Hadoop
7 8 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.13%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.13%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (22.66%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.72%) Jasmine
2 15 (11.72%) Jenkins
3 14 (10.94%) RSpec
3 14 (10.94%) Cucumber
3 14 (10.94%) Maven
4 10 (7.81%) Gradle
5 9 (7.03%) JUnit
6 8 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (5.47%) TestNG
7 7 (5.47%) Mockito
7 7 (5.47%) Eclipse
7 7 (5.47%) Selenium
8 6 (4.69%) JIRA
8 6 (4.69%) Bugzilla
9 5 (3.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 5 (3.91%) FogBugz
10 4 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.34%) Subversion
11 3 (2.34%) Fiddler
General
1 31 (24.22%) Finance
2 16 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 16 (12.50%) Banking
3 6 (4.69%) Marketing
4 5 (3.91%) Games
5 2 (1.56%) Automotive
5 2 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (53.13%) Developer
2 15 (11.72%) Ruby Developer
3 14 (10.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (10.16%) Java Developer
4 13 (10.16%) .NET Developer
5 9 (7.03%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 8 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 7 (5.47%) Test Manager
8 6 (4.69%) PHP Developer
8 6 (4.69%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Lead PHP Developer
10 4 (3.13%) Analyst
11 3 (2.34%) Senior Java Developer
12 2 (1.56%) Software Manager
12 2 (1.56%) Software Developer
12 2 (1.56%) Test Analyst
12 2 (1.56%) Applications Support
12 2 (1.56%) Delivery Manager
12 2 (1.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.56%) Ruby on Rails
2 26 (20.31%) HTML
3 25 (19.53%) CSS
4 23 (17.97%) Web Services
5 22 (17.19%) jQuery
6 19 (14.84%) .NET
7 18 (14.06%) Hibernate
7 18 (14.06%) Spring
8 15 (11.72%) ASP.NET
9 14 (10.94%) RESTful
10 13 (10.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (10.16%) Backbone.js
10 13 (10.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (10.16%) WCF
11 11 (8.59%) Ember.js
12 10 (7.81%) AngularJS
13 8 (6.25%) Middleware
14 6 (4.69%) PostGIS
15 5 (3.91%) Laravel
15 5 (3.91%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.09%) Open Source
2 18 (14.06%) Social Media
3 13 (10.16%) BBC
4 10 (7.81%) Data Integration
5 9 (7.03%) Semantic Web
5 9 (7.03%) User Experience
6 5 (3.91%) Digital Media
6 5 (3.91%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.34%) EPoS
8 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.56%) Social Gaming
9 1 (0.78%) Xbox
9 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.78%) Replication
9 1 (0.78%) Tandem
9 1 (0.78%) Statistics
9 1 (0.78%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 56 (43.75%) Linux
2 16 (12.50%) Android
3 15 (11.72%) UNIX
4 6 (4.69%) Windows
5 5 (3.91%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.13%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (37.50%) TDD
3 36 (28.13%) DevOps
4 29 (22.66%) MVC
5 27 (21.09%) Configuration Management
6 26 (20.31%) OO
7 23 (17.97%) Scrum
8 18 (14.06%) BDD
9 13 (10.16%) Software Engineering
9 13 (10.16%) Web Application Development
10 11 (8.59%) Android Development
11 9 (7.03%) Functional Programming
12 8 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (6.25%) Kanban
13 7 (5.47%) MapReduce
13 7 (5.47%) Test Management
14 6 (4.69%) Mentoring
15 5 (3.91%) iOS Development
15 5 (3.91%) Automated Testing
15 5 (3.91%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (58.59%) JavaScript
2 67 (52.34%) Python
3 60 (46.88%) Java
4 33 (25.78%) PHP
5 24 (18.75%) C#
6 16 (12.50%) Perl
7 13 (10.16%) CoffeeScript
8 11 (8.59%) Clojure
9 10 (7.81%) SQL
10 9 (7.03%) C++
11 5 (3.91%) PHP5
12 3 (2.34%) C
13 2 (1.56%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.56%) Jython
14 1 (0.78%) Lua
14 1 (0.78%) R
14 1 (0.78%) VBScript
14 1 (0.78%) Erlang
14 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (17.97%) Degree
2 7 (5.47%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.91%) ISEB
4 2 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.81%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) Docker
2 3 (2.34%) LXC
3 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.78%) vSphere
4 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.78%) NFS
4 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.78%) Samba
Systems Management
1 35 (27.34%) Puppet
2 28 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (14.84%) Nagios
4 18 (14.06%) Munin
4 18 (14.06%) Graphite
5 7 (5.47%) Capistrano
6 6 (4.69%) Vagrant
7 4 (3.13%) Ansible
8 1 (0.78%) SCCM
8 1 (0.78%) SCOM
8 1 (0.78%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (15.63%) Google
2 13 (10.16%) Sony
2 13 (10.16%) Yahoo!
2 13 (10.16%) Facebook
2 13 (10.16%) Apple
3 8 (6.25%) Talend
4 6 (4.69%) Oracle
5 5 (3.91%) Appcelerator
6 4 (3.13%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.34%) VMware
8 2 (1.56%) SAP
9 1 (0.78%) Cisco
9 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.78%) Adobe
9 1 (0.78%) HP
9 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.78%) Splunk
9 1 (0.78%) HubSpot
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