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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 92 120 126
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +6
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 76 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.28% 1.25% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.28% 2.24% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 62 31 10
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £50,250
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
1777 1783 1620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.27% 55.82% 51.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1148 1148 1117
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 31 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 31 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 +7 38 £38,250 -4.37% 8
Glasgow +23 31 £55,000 +37.50% 6
Dundee +14 4 £36,250 +27.19%
Fife - 2 £40,000 -
East Lothian - 1 £20,500 -
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 100 (53.76%) JavaScript
2 99 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (52.15%) Python
4 79 (42.47%) Linux
5 73 (39.25%) Java
6 62 (33.33%) HTML
7 59 (31.72%) CSS
8 56 (30.11%) Ruby on Rails
9 51 (27.42%) Git (software)
10 47 (25.27%) OO
11 45 (24.19%) C#
11 45 (24.19%) PHP
12 43 (23.12%) MVC
12 43 (23.12%) Open Source
13 42 (22.58%) Perl
14 37 (19.89%) SQL
15 36 (19.35%) NoSQL
16 34 (18.28%) TDD
17 32 (17.20%) jQuery
17 32 (17.20%) SQL Server
18 31 (16.67%) Hibernate
18 31 (16.67%) Spring
19 30 (16.13%) Software Engineering
20 29 (15.59%) MySQL
21 28 (15.05%) Mobile App
22 27 (14.52%) Node.js
23 25 (13.44%) Windows
24 24 (12.90%) .NET
24 24 (12.90%) Scrum
24 24 (12.90%) Web Development

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 27 (14.52%) Node.js
2 15 (8.06%) JBoss
3 13 (6.99%) Apache
4 10 (5.38%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.30%) Drupal
6 6 (3.23%) WordPress
7 3 (1.61%) ExpressionEngine
8 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.08%) nginx
8 2 (1.08%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.54%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.54%) CMS
9 1 (0.54%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.61%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.22%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.76%) SaaS
3 5 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.61%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.61%) Route 53
4 3 (1.61%) GitHub
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.84%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.15%) Firewall
2 4 (2.15%) SNMP
3 3 (1.61%) SMS
3 3 (1.61%) Network Security
3 3 (1.61%) Internet
4 2 (1.08%) SMTP
5 1 (0.54%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.35%) NoSQL
2 32 (17.20%) SQL Server
3 29 (15.59%) MySQL
4 20 (10.75%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (10.22%) MongoDB
5 19 (10.22%) Relational Database
6 15 (8.06%) RDBMS
7 12 (6.45%) Oracle Database
8 11 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (5.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (4.84%) Big Data
10 9 (4.84%) Hadoop
11 7 (3.76%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 51 (27.42%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.06%) Jasmine
2 15 (8.06%) JIRA
3 14 (7.53%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.99%) Cucumber
4 13 (6.99%) Maven
5 12 (6.45%) Bugzilla
5 12 (6.45%) Subversion
5 12 (6.45%) Selenium
6 11 (5.91%) RSpec
6 11 (5.91%) FogBugz
7 8 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.23%) Hudson
8 6 (3.23%) JUnit
9 5 (2.69%) Fiddler
10 4 (2.15%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (1.08%) Mockito
12 2 (1.08%) JBehave
12 2 (1.08%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (11.29%) Finance
2 14 (7.53%) Games
3 7 (3.76%) Marketing
4 3 (1.61%) Banking
5 2 (1.08%) Automotive
5 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.54%) French Language
6 1 (0.54%) German Language
6 1 (0.54%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.54%) Turkish Language
6 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 102 (54.84%) Developer
2 29 (15.59%) Ruby Developer
3 28 (15.05%) Software Engineer
4 13 (6.99%) Programmer
5 11 (5.91%) Software Developer
6 10 (5.38%) Applications Support
6 10 (5.38%) .NET Developer
6 10 (5.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 9 (4.84%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.30%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.76%) Administrator
9 7 (3.76%) Development Engineer
10 6 (3.23%) Software Development Engineer
10 6 (3.23%) Tester
10 6 (3.23%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.69%) Test Engineer
11 5 (2.69%) Test Manager
12 4 (2.15%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (33.33%) HTML
2 59 (31.72%) CSS
3 56 (30.11%) Ruby on Rails
4 32 (17.20%) jQuery
5 31 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 31 (16.67%) Spring
6 24 (12.90%) .NET
7 22 (11.83%) HTML5
8 21 (11.29%) ASP.NET
9 17 (9.14%) REST
9 17 (9.14%) CSS3
10 13 (6.99%) RESTful
10 13 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (5.91%) Sinatra
11 11 (5.91%) Web Services
11 11 (5.91%) Backbone.js
11 11 (5.91%) Ember.js
12 10 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (5.38%) WCF
13 9 (4.84%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (23.12%) Open Source
2 28 (15.05%) Mobile App
3 20 (10.75%) Computer Science
4 16 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (8.06%) Social Media
6 10 (5.38%) BBC
7 9 (4.84%) Algorithms
8 7 (3.76%) Data Structures
9 6 (3.23%) Mathematics
9 6 (3.23%) EPoS
10 5 (2.69%) Data Integration
10 5 (2.69%) Statistics
11 4 (2.15%) Replication
12 3 (1.61%) Mobile Games
12 3 (1.61%) Graphic Design
12 3 (1.61%) Social Gaming
12 3 (1.61%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (1.08%) User Experience
13 2 (1.08%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 79 (42.47%) Linux
2 25 (13.44%) Windows
3 22 (11.83%) UNIX
4 10 (5.38%) Ubuntu
5 8 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.76%) Apple iOS
7 6 (3.23%) Android
8 3 (1.61%) OS/2
8 3 (1.61%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.54%) AIX
9 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (25.27%) OO
3 43 (23.12%) MVC
4 34 (18.28%) TDD
5 30 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 24 (12.90%) Web Development
6 24 (12.90%) Scrum
7 21 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (10.75%) OOP
9 19 (10.22%) BDD
9 19 (10.22%) DevOps
10 15 (8.06%) Automated Testing
11 10 (5.38%) Web Application Development
11 10 (5.38%) User Stories
11 10 (5.38%) Software Testing
12 9 (4.84%) Analytics
13 8 (4.30%) MapReduce
13 8 (4.30%) Configuration Management
14 7 (3.76%) Regression Testing
14 7 (3.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 100 (53.76%) JavaScript
2 97 (52.15%) Python
3 73 (39.25%) Java
4 45 (24.19%) C#
4 45 (24.19%) PHP
5 42 (22.58%) Perl
6 37 (19.89%) SQL
7 22 (11.83%) C++
8 15 (8.06%) CoffeeScript
9 13 (6.99%) Bash Shell
10 11 (5.91%) Shell Script
11 10 (5.38%) T-SQL
12 7 (3.76%) Jython
13 6 (3.23%) Objective-C
14 4 (2.15%) C
15 3 (1.61%) VBScript
15 3 (1.61%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.61%) Lua
15 3 (1.61%) PHP5
15 3 (1.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (10.22%) Degree
2 8 (4.30%) ISEB
2 8 (4.30%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (3.76%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.99%) QA
2 12 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (11.29%) Puppet
2 17 (9.14%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (6.45%) Nagios
4 10 (5.38%) ZABBIX
5 5 (2.69%) Salt
6 2 (1.08%) Munin
6 2 (1.08%) Capistrano
6 2 (1.08%) SCCM
6 2 (1.08%) SCOM
6 2 (1.08%) OpenView
7 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 19 (10.22%) Oracle
2 13 (6.99%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.99%) Google
3 12 (6.45%) Facebook
4 11 (5.91%) Apple
5 10 (5.38%) Sony
5 10 (5.38%) Yahoo!
6 8 (4.30%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.76%) VMware
8 6 (3.23%) New Relic
9 5 (2.69%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.61%) HubSpot
10 3 (1.61%) Appcelerator
10 3 (1.61%) Adobe
11 2 (1.08%) HP
11 2 (1.08%) Sybase
11 2 (1.08%) Talend
12 1 (0.54%) Perforce
12 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.54%) Twitter
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