The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 208 226 230
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 9 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.018% 0.052%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.40% 0.16% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £62,500 £36,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.23% -36.52%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +29.41%
RSpec
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
641 631 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.19% 11.48% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 570 496 520
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RSpec across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

RSpec
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RSpec across the Berkshire region.

RSpec Salary Trend in Berkshire

RSpec
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
Reading - 9 £62,500 -
Slough - 1 £62,500 -
RSpec
South East

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing RSpec 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 RSpec.

1 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 17 (94.44%) Java
2 17 (94.44%) OOP
2 17 (94.44%) Ajax
2 17 (94.44%) Git (software)
2 17 (94.44%) Cucumber
3 16 (88.89%) BDD
3 16 (88.89%) Ranorex
3 16 (88.89%) API Testing
3 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 16 (88.89%) Selenium
3 16 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (88.89%) JBehave
3 16 (88.89%) Banking
3 16 (88.89%) Retail
3 16 (88.89%) Subversion
3 16 (88.89%) Logistics
3 16 (88.89%) MS Excel
3 16 (88.89%) HP UFT
3 16 (88.89%) C#
3 16 (88.89%) Web Services
3 16 (88.89%) SQL
3 16 (88.89%) Telecoms
3 16 (88.89%) Finance
3 16 (88.89%) Games
4 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Presales
5 2 (11.11%) Web Development

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing RSpec 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 RSpec. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 16 (88.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Heroku
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SSH
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (94.44%) Cucumber
1 17 (94.44%) Git (software)
2 16 (88.89%) HP UFT
2 16 (88.89%) JBehave
2 16 (88.89%) Ranorex
2 16 (88.89%) Selenium
2 16 (88.89%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Capybara
General
1 16 (88.89%) Banking
1 16 (88.89%) Finance
1 16 (88.89%) Games
1 16 (88.89%) Retail
1 16 (88.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Automation Test Lead
1 4 (22.22%) Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Lead Test Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Performance Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Performance Specialist
1 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Senior Technical Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Technical Leader
1 4 (22.22%) Technical Manager
1 4 (22.22%) Technical Test Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Test Automation Manager
1 4 (22.22%) Test Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Test Manager
1 4 (22.22%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 17 (94.44%) Ajax
3 16 (88.89%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.56%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) React
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) OOP
2 16 (88.89%) API Testing
2 16 (88.89%) BDD
2 16 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (88.89%) Logistics
2 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Presales
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (94.44%) Java
3 16 (88.89%) C#
3 16 (88.89%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) Python