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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 277 330 306
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -24
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 25 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.095% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.89% 0.57% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 22
Average salary £62,500 £48,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
1326 2091 1651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.21% 16.55% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1159 1820 1414
Average salary £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 27 (75.00%) Ruby
1 27 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 25 (69.44%) CSS
3 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (58.33%) Puppet
5 19 (52.78%) Cucumber
5 19 (52.78%) HTML
6 18 (50.00%) Scrum
6 18 (50.00%) REST
6 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 17 (47.22%) Selenium
7 17 (47.22%) Ruby on Rails
7 17 (47.22%) BDD
8 16 (44.44%) Java
9 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
10 12 (33.33%) WebDriver
10 12 (33.33%) Sinatra
10 12 (33.33%) TDD
11 11 (30.56%) Marketing
11 11 (30.56%) SQL
11 11 (30.56%) E-Commerce
11 11 (30.56%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (30.56%) QA
11 11 (30.56%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (27.78%) Maven
12 10 (27.78%) Automated Testing
13 9 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (22.22%) Oracle
14 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (22.22%) Kanban

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (13.89%) Confluence
2 3 (8.33%) Drupal
2 3 (8.33%) Node.js
3 2 (5.56%) nginx
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Lightstreamer
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (8.33%) SaaS
3 2 (5.56%) PaaS
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Internet
2 5 (13.89%) FTP
3 2 (5.56%) DSL
3 2 (5.56%) HTTP
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
1 5 (13.89%) Redis
1 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.11%) MySQL
3 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.56%) Big Data
4 2 (5.56%) CouchDB
4 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Cucumber
2 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 17 (47.22%) Selenium
4 12 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 10 (27.78%) Maven
6 7 (19.44%) Subversion
6 7 (19.44%) Gradle
6 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
7 6 (16.67%) Appium
8 5 (13.89%) Ant
8 5 (13.89%) JUnit
8 5 (13.89%) JIRA
8 5 (13.89%) FitNesse
8 5 (13.89%) jMock
8 5 (13.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (13.89%) EasyMock
8 5 (13.89%) Mockito
8 5 (13.89%) SoapUI
8 5 (13.89%) FishEye
8 5 (13.89%) eggPlant
General
1 11 (30.56%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Senior Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
4 6 (16.67%) QA Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior QA Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Junior
8 1 (2.78%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) CSS
2 19 (52.78%) HTML
3 18 (50.00%) REST
4 17 (47.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 12 (33.33%) Sinatra
6 7 (19.44%) jQuery
7 6 (16.67%) SOAP
7 6 (16.67%) Web Services
8 5 (13.89%) XML
8 5 (13.89%) Struts
8 5 (13.89%) JMS
8 5 (13.89%) WSDL
8 5 (13.89%) Spring
8 5 (13.89%) JSON
8 5 (13.89%) XML-RPC
8 5 (13.89%) Hibernate
8 5 (13.89%) Grails
8 5 (13.89%) Apache Camel
9 4 (11.11%) Backbone.js
10 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.78%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.78%) Debian
3 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Scrum
3 17 (47.22%) BDD
4 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
5 12 (33.33%) TDD
6 11 (30.56%) E-Commerce
6 11 (30.56%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (27.78%) Automated Testing
8 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (22.22%) Kanban
9 7 (19.44%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (16.67%) Automation Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Pair Programming
11 5 (13.89%) Refactoring
11 5 (13.89%) Regression Testing
11 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
12 3 (8.33%) MVC
12 3 (8.33%) DevOps
13 2 (5.56%) Analytics
13 2 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) Ruby
1 27 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (44.44%) Java
3 11 (30.56%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) Scala
5 2 (5.56%) Groovy
5 2 (5.56%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.78%) Erlang
6 1 (2.78%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (2.78%) RubyMotion
6 1 (2.78%) Go
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Varnish
1 2 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (5.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 21 (58.33%) Puppet
2 9 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (19.44%) Ansible
4 2 (5.56%) HAProxy
4 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.56%) Salt
4 2 (5.56%) Check_MK
4 2 (5.56%) Nagios
5 1 (2.78%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.56%) AppDynamics
3 2 (5.56%) Akamai
3 2 (5.56%) F5
3 2 (5.56%) Terracotta
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) Twitter
4 1 (2.78%) Rackspace
City, London
Explore Group
Salary: Bonus, Pension, health insurance
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum plus exceptional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago