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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 284 325 312
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -13
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 22 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.37% 0.95% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 15
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +26.66%
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
1604 1899 1813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.29% 15.33% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1376 1661 1613
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 31 (70.45%) Ruby
2 27 (61.36%) JavaScript
3 26 (59.09%) CSS
3 26 (59.09%) Cucumber
4 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (54.55%) Puppet
6 22 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 22 (50.00%) Scrum
6 22 (50.00%) HTML
7 21 (47.73%) Ruby on Rails
8 20 (45.45%) REST
9 17 (38.64%) Selenium
9 17 (38.64%) Java
10 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
10 15 (34.09%) BDD
11 14 (31.82%) Sinatra
11 14 (31.82%) TDD
11 14 (31.82%) E-Commerce
12 13 (29.55%) Maven
12 13 (29.55%) Marketing
12 13 (29.55%) Digital Marketing
12 13 (29.55%) Kanban
12 13 (29.55%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (27.27%) MySQL
13 12 (27.27%) Oracle
14 10 (22.73%) QA
14 10 (22.73%) WebDriver
14 10 (22.73%) Automation Testing
14 10 (22.73%) Opscode Chef

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (13.64%) Node.js
2 5 (11.36%) Drupal
2 5 (11.36%) Confluence
3 2 (4.55%) Lightstreamer
3 2 (4.55%) nginx
3 2 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 13 (29.55%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (18.18%) SaaS
3 2 (4.55%) PaaS
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Internet
2 4 (9.09%) FTP
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) MySQL
2 7 (15.91%) MongoDB
3 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 5 (11.36%) Redis
4 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.55%) CouchDB
6 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.55%) Big Data
7 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 26 (59.09%) Cucumber
2 22 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 17 (38.64%) Selenium
4 13 (29.55%) Maven
5 10 (22.73%) WebDriver
5 10 (22.73%) Spock
6 8 (18.18%) Gradle
7 7 (15.91%) Jenkins
8 6 (13.64%) Jasmine
8 6 (13.64%) Subversion
9 5 (11.36%) JIRA
10 4 (9.09%) Ant
10 4 (9.09%) JUnit
10 4 (9.09%) FitNesse
10 4 (9.09%) jMock
10 4 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (9.09%) EasyMock
10 4 (9.09%) Mockito
10 4 (9.09%) SoapUI
10 4 (9.09%) FishEye
General
1 13 (29.55%) Marketing
2 6 (13.64%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (70.45%) Developer
2 16 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 13 (29.55%) Senior Developer
3 13 (29.55%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) QA Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) QA Automation Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Senior QA Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Ruby Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Test Automation Engineer
10 2 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
11 1 (2.27%) Technical Engineer
11 1 (2.27%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (59.09%) CSS
2 22 (50.00%) HTML
3 21 (47.73%) Ruby on Rails
4 20 (45.45%) REST
5 14 (31.82%) Sinatra
6 9 (20.45%) jQuery
7 7 (15.91%) AngularJS
8 6 (13.64%) HTML5
8 6 (13.64%) Web Services
9 5 (11.36%) XML
9 5 (11.36%) SOAP
9 5 (11.36%) JSON
10 4 (9.09%) Grails
10 4 (9.09%) Spring
10 4 (9.09%) Struts
10 4 (9.09%) XML-RPC
10 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
10 4 (9.09%) JMS
10 4 (9.09%) WSDL
10 4 (9.09%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) User Experience
1 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) UNIX
3 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (50.00%) Scrum
3 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
3 15 (34.09%) BDD
4 14 (31.82%) TDD
4 14 (31.82%) E-Commerce
5 13 (29.55%) Digital Marketing
5 13 (29.55%) Kanban
6 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (22.73%) Automation Testing
8 9 (20.45%) Automated Testing
8 9 (20.45%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (18.18%) Pair Programming
10 7 (15.91%) Regression Testing
11 6 (13.64%) DevOps
11 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
12 5 (11.36%) Open Source
13 4 (9.09%) Refactoring
14 3 (6.82%) MVC
14 3 (6.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) Ruby
2 27 (61.36%) JavaScript
3 17 (38.64%) Java
4 7 (15.91%) SQL
5 4 (9.09%) Groovy
5 4 (9.09%) Scala
6 2 (4.55%) Clojure
6 2 (4.55%) Python
6 2 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.27%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (2.27%) Go
7 1 (2.27%) RubyMotion
7 1 (2.27%) Erlang
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Squid
1 2 (4.55%) Varnish
1 2 (4.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (54.55%) Puppet
2 10 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (18.18%) Ansible
4 4 (9.09%) Vagrant
5 2 (4.55%) Nagios
5 2 (4.55%) Salt
5 2 (4.55%) Check_MK
5 2 (4.55%) Mesos
5 2 (4.55%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.27%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.55%) Terracotta
3 2 (4.55%) Akamai
3 2 (4.55%) F5
3 2 (4.55%) Adobe
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.55%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.27%) Twitter
4 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + share options
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago