The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 299 305 282
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 12 8 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.077% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.83% 0.52% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 30
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
RSpec
London

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

Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1447 1549 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.91% 14.91% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1333 1320
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RSpec
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

RSpec Salary Trend in the City of London

RSpec
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RSpec across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

RSpec Salary Histogram in the City of London

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 46 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (71.74%) Ruby
3 32 (69.57%) BDD
4 31 (67.39%) JavaScript
5 28 (60.87%) TDD
6 26 (56.52%) Cucumber
7 25 (54.35%) Scrum
8 24 (52.17%) Jenkins
9 23 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 22 (47.83%) Selenium
11 21 (45.65%) SQL
11 21 (45.65%) CSS
12 18 (39.13%) QA
12 18 (39.13%) HTML
12 18 (39.13%) jQuery
13 17 (36.96%) Web Services
13 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (32.61%) Java
15 14 (30.43%) WebDriver
16 13 (28.26%) Test Automation
17 12 (26.09%) TeamCity
17 12 (26.09%) Automation Testing
18 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
18 11 (23.91%) JSON
18 11 (23.91%) JIRA
19 10 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
19 10 (21.74%) Automated Testing
19 10 (21.74%) MySQL
19 10 (21.74%) Hudson
19 10 (21.74%) Appium

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.87%) Confluence
2 3 (6.52%) Node.js
2 3 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) GitHub
2 6 (13.04%) Amazon S3
2 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) FTP
1 5 (10.87%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) DSL
3 1 (2.17%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (21.74%) MySQL
2 9 (19.57%) NoSQL
3 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.52%) Redis
5 3 (6.52%) CouchDB
5 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 26 (56.52%) Cucumber
2 24 (52.17%) Jenkins
3 22 (47.83%) Selenium
4 14 (30.43%) WebDriver
5 12 (26.09%) TeamCity
6 11 (23.91%) JIRA
6 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
7 10 (21.74%) Appium
7 10 (21.74%) Hudson
8 9 (19.57%) eggPlant
9 6 (13.04%) Gradle
9 6 (13.04%) Maven
9 6 (13.04%) JMeter
10 5 (10.87%) Ant
10 5 (10.87%) JUnit
10 5 (10.87%) Eclipse
10 5 (10.87%) Subversion
10 5 (10.87%) Mockito
10 5 (10.87%) EasyMock
10 5 (10.87%) jMock
General
1 3 (6.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (78.26%) Developer
2 19 (41.30%) Ruby Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 6 (13.04%) QA Leader
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.52%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Junior
8 1 (2.17%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 21 (45.65%) CSS
3 18 (39.13%) HTML
3 18 (39.13%) jQuery
4 17 (36.96%) Web Services
5 11 (23.91%) JSON
6 9 (19.57%) HTML5
6 9 (19.57%) Backbone.js
6 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
7 8 (17.39%) Sass
8 6 (13.04%) Ember.js
8 6 (13.04%) Sinatra
8 6 (13.04%) Django
8 6 (13.04%) FFmpeg
8 6 (13.04%) RESTful
8 6 (13.04%) Ajax
9 5 (10.87%) SOAP
9 5 (10.87%) Struts
9 5 (10.87%) XML
9 5 (10.87%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Streaming Video
1 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.87%) Hedge funds
3 3 (6.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Android
2 6 (13.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (69.57%) BDD
3 28 (60.87%) TDD
4 25 (54.35%) Scrum
5 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (28.26%) Test Automation
7 12 (26.09%) Automation Testing
8 10 (21.74%) Automated Testing
9 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
10 7 (15.22%) Kanban
11 6 (13.04%) Web Development
11 6 (13.04%) Android Development
11 6 (13.04%) iOS Development
12 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
12 5 (10.87%) OO
12 5 (10.87%) Pair Programming
13 4 (8.70%) Refactoring
14 2 (4.35%) OOP
15 1 (2.17%) Regression Testing
15 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) Ruby
2 31 (67.39%) JavaScript
3 21 (45.65%) SQL
4 15 (32.61%) Java
5 7 (15.22%) CoffeeScript
6 6 (13.04%) Python
7 3 (6.52%) C#
8 1 (2.17%) Groovy
8 1 (2.17%) Scala
8 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (39.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Capistrano
2 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (8.70%) Puppet
3 4 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) HP
1 6 (13.04%) Green Hat
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Atlassian
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