Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Ruby on Rails skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 197 220
Rank change year-on-year +10 +23 -21
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 38 19 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.67% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 0.96% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 23
Scotland median annual salary £33,750 £41,250 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +21.32% -32.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £35,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £56,500 £55,000 £47,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -

Ruby on Rails is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2170 1969 2289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.45% 37.96% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1397 1247 1442
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,750 £57,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Ruby on Rails as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in Scotland

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in Scotland.

Salary trend for Ruby on Rails in Scotland

Ruby on Rails
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby on Rails in Scotland

Ruby on Rails
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -10 19 £50,000 +11.11%
Dundee - 12 £30,000 - 2
Glasgow -18 3 £30,750 -23.13% 2
Fife - 3 - -
Ruby on Rails
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 38 (100.00%) Ruby
2 26 (68.42%) HTML
2 26 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 23 (60.53%) CSS
4 20 (52.63%) PHP
5 18 (47.37%) Web Development
6 15 (39.47%) HTML5
7 14 (36.84%) AngularJS
8 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (31.58%) Java
10 11 (28.95%) Mentoring
11 10 (26.32%) NoSQL
11 10 (26.32%) CSS3
11 10 (26.32%) Linux
11 10 (26.32%) Python
11 10 (26.32%) Games
11 10 (26.32%) React
12 9 (23.68%) Node.js
12 9 (23.68%) Django
13 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
13 8 (21.05%) Apache
14 7 (18.42%) MVC
14 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
14 7 (18.42%) Open Source
14 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
15 6 (15.79%) Drupal
15 6 (15.79%) WordPress
15 6 (15.79%) CMS
15 6 (15.79%) Windows
15 6 (15.79%) Solaris

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (21.05%) Apache
2 6 (15.79%) CMS
2 6 (15.79%) Drupal
2 6 (15.79%) WordPress
3 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.26%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.26%) CloudFront
2 2 (5.26%) GitHub
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
1 2 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (2.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) NoSQL
2 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.53%) MySQL
4 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (5.26%) Big Data
6 1 (2.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Ant
2 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.26%) HttpUnit
2 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) JMeter
2 2 (5.26%) JUnit
2 2 (5.26%) Maven
2 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 10 (26.32%) Games
2 4 (10.53%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) Web Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Senior Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.63%) HTML Developer
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) HTML
2 23 (60.53%) CSS
3 15 (39.47%) HTML5
4 14 (36.84%) AngularJS
5 10 (26.32%) CSS3
5 10 (26.32%) React
6 9 (23.68%) Django
6 9 (23.68%) Node.js
7 6 (15.79%) .NET
7 6 (15.79%) J2EE
8 3 (7.89%) jQuery
8 3 (7.89%) LAMP
9 2 (5.26%) Ajax
9 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
9 2 (5.26%) RESTful
9 2 (5.26%) SOAP
9 2 (5.26%) Spring
9 2 (5.26%) Symfony
9 2 (5.26%) Web Services
9 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.26%) Xbox
4 1 (2.63%) Fintech
4 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) PlayStation
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Solaris
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
3 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Web Development
2 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) Mentoring
4 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 7 (18.42%) MVC
5 7 (18.42%) Open Source
6 5 (13.16%) OO
7 3 (7.89%) Analytics
7 3 (7.89%) DevOps
7 3 (7.89%) Project Management
7 3 (7.89%) SDLC
7 3 (7.89%) Web Application Development
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.26%) Game Development
8 2 (5.26%) Separation of Concerns
8 2 (5.26%) TDD
8 2 (5.26%) Time Management
9 1 (2.63%) Kanban
9 1 (2.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Ruby
2 26 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 20 (52.63%) PHP
4 12 (31.58%) Java
5 10 (26.32%) Python
6 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.53%) Perl
7 3 (7.89%) SQL
8 2 (5.26%) C#
8 2 (5.26%) Scala
9 1 (2.63%) C++
9 1 (2.63%) ES6
9 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Adobe
2 2 (5.26%) Alterian
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Zend
3 1 (2.63%) Ogone
3 1 (2.63%) PayPal
3 1 (2.63%) Progress