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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 298 319 332
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +13
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 22 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.059% 0.040%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.36% 0.39% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 5
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
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
1618 1781 1634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.05% 15.06% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1615 1525
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 19 September 2014.

RSpec Salary Histogram in the City of London

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 29 (82.86%) Ruby
2 28 (80.00%) Cucumber
3 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (65.71%) Ruby on Rails
5 20 (57.14%) Git (software)
6 18 (51.43%) Redis
7 17 (48.57%) BDD
7 17 (48.57%) MySQL
8 16 (45.71%) TDD
9 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
10 14 (40.00%) HTML
10 14 (40.00%) Scrum
10 14 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (34.29%) QA
12 11 (31.43%) Selenium
13 10 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (28.57%) Hudson
13 10 (28.57%) Sass
14 9 (25.71%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (25.71%) AngularJS
14 9 (25.71%) Node.js
14 9 (25.71%) Puppet
14 9 (25.71%) MongoDB
14 9 (25.71%) NoSQL
14 9 (25.71%) Backbone.js
14 9 (25.71%) Capistrano
14 9 (25.71%) HTML5
14 9 (25.71%) jQuery
14 9 (25.71%) Games
15 8 (22.86%) XML

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (25.71%) Node.js
1 9 (25.71%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (20.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) GitHub
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) Redis
2 17 (48.57%) MySQL
3 10 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (25.71%) MongoDB
4 9 (25.71%) NoSQL
5 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
5 8 (22.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (22.86%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 28 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 20 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 11 (31.43%) Selenium
4 10 (28.57%) Hudson
5 8 (22.86%) CruiseControl
6 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (17.14%) WebDriver
8 5 (14.29%) TeamCity
9 4 (11.43%) JIRA
9 4 (11.43%) JMeter
9 4 (11.43%) eggPlant
10 2 (5.71%) Behat
10 2 (5.71%) WATIR
11 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
11 1 (2.86%) Sahi
11 1 (2.86%) PhantomJS
General
1 9 (25.71%) Games
2 7 (20.00%) Advertising
3 5 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Lead Developer
5 3 (8.57%) QA Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Quality Manager
7 1 (2.86%) QA Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) Ruby on Rails
2 14 (40.00%) HTML
3 10 (28.57%) Sass
4 9 (25.71%) AngularJS
4 9 (25.71%) jQuery
4 9 (25.71%) HTML5
4 9 (25.71%) Backbone.js
5 8 (22.86%) JSON
5 8 (22.86%) XML
6 7 (20.00%) REST
6 7 (20.00%) Haml
6 7 (20.00%) Sphinx
7 6 (17.14%) CSS
8 5 (14.29%) Web Services
8 5 (14.29%) Sinatra
9 1 (2.86%) FFmpeg
9 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
9 1 (2.86%) Ajax
9 1 (2.86%) Django
9 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Open Source
2 7 (20.00%) Statistics
3 2 (5.71%) BBC
4 1 (2.86%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Solaris
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) BDD
3 16 (45.71%) TDD
4 14 (40.00%) Scrum
4 14 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (20.00%) Analytics
6 5 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.57%) OO
8 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.71%) Security Testing
9 2 (5.71%) DevOps
10 1 (2.86%) Android Development
10 1 (2.86%) iOS Development
10 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.86%) Kanban
10 1 (2.86%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) Ruby
2 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Capistrano
1 9 (25.71%) Puppet
2 8 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (22.86%) Ansible
3 4 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Google
1 7 (20.00%) Twitter
2 4 (11.43%) Green Hat
2 4 (11.43%) HP
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