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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 83 79 123
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +44
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 86 96 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.60% 2.61% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.25% 4.89% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 59 77 32
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,800 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
1639 1962 1676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.56% 53.33% 55.30%
Number of salaries quoted 996 1279 1095
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Edinburgh +3 37 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Glasgow -21 24 £35,500 -21.11% 4
Dundee -9 10 £38,250 +2.00% 1
West Lothian +4 8 £62,500 -
Aberdeen +14 2 £30,750 +16.03%
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 72 (51.43%) Python
2 63 (45.00%) Java
3 54 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (36.43%) Linux
5 49 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 47 (33.57%) .NET
7 39 (27.86%) TDD
7 39 (27.86%) Degree
7 39 (27.86%) Git (software)
8 38 (27.14%) C#
9 36 (25.71%) PostgreSQL
9 36 (25.71%) Open Source
10 35 (25.00%) Perl
11 34 (24.29%) DevOps
12 33 (23.57%) Puppet
12 33 (23.57%) RESTful
12 33 (23.57%) OO
13 32 (22.86%) MySQL
13 32 (22.86%) SQL Server
14 31 (22.14%) Web Application Development
15 30 (21.43%) NoSQL
15 30 (21.43%) Configuration Management
16 29 (20.71%) Web Services
17 28 (20.00%) PHP
17 28 (20.00%) MVC
17 28 (20.00%) Finance
17 28 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
18 27 (19.29%) Opscode Chef
18 27 (19.29%) Spring
19 25 (17.86%) ASP.NET

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (17.14%) Node.js
2 20 (14.29%) Apache
2 20 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 13 (9.29%) CMS
4 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.14%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.14%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Trello
4 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) LAN
1 5 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (0.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) Wireless
2 1 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.71%) PostgreSQL
2 32 (22.86%) MySQL
2 32 (22.86%) SQL Server
3 30 (21.43%) NoSQL
4 15 (10.71%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.14%) Big Data
7 3 (2.14%) Pentaho
7 3 (2.14%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.43%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.71%) Redis
9 1 (0.71%) Riak
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (27.86%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.43%) JUnit
3 15 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.71%) JMeter
4 8 (5.71%) Subversion
4 8 (5.71%) Maven
4 8 (5.71%) HttpUnit
4 8 (5.71%) JIRA
5 7 (5.00%) TestNG
5 7 (5.00%) Mockito
6 6 (4.29%) FogBugz
6 6 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (4.29%) Bugzilla
7 5 (3.57%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.57%) Gradle
8 4 (2.86%) RSpec
9 3 (2.14%) Ant
9 3 (2.14%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (1.43%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.71%) Jasmine
General
1 28 (20.00%) Finance
2 16 (11.43%) Banking
3 14 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 13 (9.29%) Marketing
5 6 (4.29%) Games
6 2 (1.43%) Publishing
6 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (57.14%) Developer
2 28 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (12.86%) .NET Developer
4 15 (10.71%) Software Developer
4 15 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 13 (9.29%) Web Developer
6 10 (7.14%) Analyst
6 10 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (5.71%) Test Analyst
7 8 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Java Web Developer
10 4 (2.86%) AWS Developer
10 4 (2.86%) Graduate
10 4 (2.86%) Junior
11 3 (2.14%) Tester
11 3 (2.14%) Test Engineer
11 3 (2.14%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (2.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (33.57%) .NET
2 33 (23.57%) RESTful
3 29 (20.71%) Web Services
4 28 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 27 (19.29%) Spring
6 25 (17.86%) ASP.NET
7 19 (13.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (13.57%) Hibernate
8 18 (12.86%) WCF
8 18 (12.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (10.00%) CSS
9 14 (10.00%) J2EE
9 14 (10.00%) HTML
10 12 (8.57%) SOAP
10 12 (8.57%) XML
10 12 (8.57%) JPA
11 8 (5.71%) .NET Framework
11 8 (5.71%) Entity Framework
12 7 (5.00%) JSP
12 7 (5.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.57%) Social Media
3 10 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.14%) BBC
4 9 (6.43%) Replication
5 6 (4.29%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.29%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.57%) W3C
6 5 (3.57%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.86%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.86%) EPoS
8 3 (2.14%) Data Integration
8 3 (2.14%) iPhone
9 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.43%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.71%) User Experience
10 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.71%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.71%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 51 (36.43%) Linux
2 16 (11.43%) Android
2 16 (11.43%) Apple iOS
3 14 (10.00%) Windows
4 9 (6.43%) UNIX
5 6 (4.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (27.86%) TDD
3 36 (25.71%) Open Source
4 34 (24.29%) DevOps
5 33 (23.57%) OO
6 31 (22.14%) Web Application Development
7 30 (21.43%) Configuration Management
8 28 (20.00%) MVC
9 25 (17.86%) BDD
10 23 (16.43%) Web Development
11 16 (11.43%) Software Engineering
11 16 (11.43%) Scrum
12 14 (10.00%) Content Management
13 13 (9.29%) Test Management
14 9 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (6.43%) Automated Testing
14 9 (6.43%) Enterprise Content Management
14 9 (6.43%) SDLC
15 8 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
15 8 (5.71%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 72 (51.43%) Python
2 63 (45.00%) Java
3 49 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 38 (27.14%) C#
5 35 (25.00%) Perl
6 28 (20.00%) PHP
7 24 (17.14%) Bash Shell
8 21 (15.00%) SQL
9 9 (6.43%) C++
10 7 (5.00%) Scala
11 6 (4.29%) Korn
12 5 (3.57%) Clojure
13 3 (2.14%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (2.14%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.14%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.14%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.43%) Tcl
14 2 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (27.86%) Degree
2 14 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.29%) ISEB
4 3 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.86%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (5.71%) Docker
2 6 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.57%) XenApp
3 5 (3.57%) XenDesktop
3 5 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.71%) Firmware
4 1 (0.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (23.57%) Puppet
2 27 (19.29%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (10.00%) Nagios
4 12 (8.57%) Graphite
5 6 (4.29%) Opsview
5 6 (4.29%) Munin
6 2 (1.43%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (12.86%) Google
2 17 (12.14%) Oracle
3 11 (7.86%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.86%) Alterian
4 10 (7.14%) Yahoo!
4 10 (7.14%) Facebook
4 10 (7.14%) Apple
4 10 (7.14%) Sony
5 8 (5.71%) SAP
5 8 (5.71%) Rackspace
5 8 (5.71%) DigitalOcean
6 6 (4.29%) F5
6 6 (4.29%) Cisco
6 6 (4.29%) VMware
7 5 (3.57%) Citrix
8 3 (2.14%) Talend
9 2 (1.43%) Splunk
10 1 (0.71%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £3000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + 33 days holiday, dental, healthcare
Posted: 25 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Dundee
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago