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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RSpec
London / City of London
Rank 221 248 316
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +68
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 4 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.081% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.40% 1.24% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 8
Median salary £85,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%

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
988 1212 1446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 20.00% 17.58% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 906 1092 1273
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing RSpec as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

RSpec Salary Histogram in the City of London

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing RSpec 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 City of London region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 17 (80.95%) Ruby
1 17 (80.95%) Ruby on Rails
1 17 (80.95%) Git (software)
1 17 (80.95%) Redis
2 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
3 15 (71.43%) jQuery
4 14 (66.67%) nginx
4 14 (66.67%) HTML5
4 14 (66.67%) CSS3
4 14 (66.67%) Backbone.js
4 14 (66.67%) MongoDB
4 14 (66.67%) NoSQL
4 14 (66.67%) Photoshop
4 14 (66.67%) CSS
4 14 (66.67%) Linux
4 14 (66.67%) Flash
4 14 (66.67%) HTML
4 14 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 14 (66.67%) Spine.js
4 14 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (66.67%) User Experience
5 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 5 (23.81%) DevOps
7 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (14.29%) Mockito
8 3 (14.29%) Clojure
8 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (14.29%) Groovy
8 3 (14.29%) BDD

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 14 (66.67%) nginx
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.76%) CloudFront
3 1 (4.76%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) Redis
2 14 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 14 (66.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (80.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) JUnit
3 3 (14.29%) Mockito
3 3 (14.29%) Vagrant
4 1 (4.76%) Appium
4 1 (4.76%) Calabash
4 1 (4.76%) Capybara
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) WATIR
4 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.76%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Technical Director
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) Ruby on Rails
2 15 (71.43%) jQuery
3 14 (66.67%) Backbone.js
3 14 (66.67%) CSS
3 14 (66.67%) CSS3
3 14 (66.67%) Flash
3 14 (66.67%) HTML
3 14 (66.67%) HTML5
3 14 (66.67%) Spine.js
4 3 (14.29%) Java SE
4 3 (14.29%) Node.js
4 3 (14.29%) REST
4 3 (14.29%) Spring
5 2 (9.52%) React
5 2 (9.52%) Redux
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) JSON
6 1 (4.76%) RESTful
6 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) DevOps
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) BDD
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) Microservices
4 3 (14.29%) SOA
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Development
5 1 (4.76%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Ruby
2 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) Clojure
3 3 (14.29%) Go
3 3 (14.29%) Groovy
3 3 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) Elixir
5 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) OCP
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (14.29%) Ansible
2 3 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle