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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 246 286 344
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +58
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 20 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.28% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.82% 1.93% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 11
Median salary £61,250 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
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
1098 1504 2046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.38% 14.51% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 1304 1817
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 June 2016.

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 June 2016, 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 25 (80.65%) Ruby
2 22 (70.97%) TDD
3 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (61.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 17 (54.84%) Cucumber
5 13 (41.94%) AngularJS
5 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
6 12 (38.71%) Java
6 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
7 11 (35.48%) MySQL
7 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (35.48%) REST
8 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (32.26%) HTML
9 9 (29.03%) JUnit
9 9 (29.03%) CSS
9 9 (29.03%) OO
9 9 (29.03%) Scala
9 9 (29.03%) BDD
9 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
10 8 (25.81%) Puppet
10 8 (25.81%) HTML5
10 8 (25.81%) jQuery
11 7 (22.58%) SOA
11 7 (22.58%) Selenium
11 7 (22.58%) CSS3
11 7 (22.58%) Node.js
11 7 (22.58%) DevOps
12 6 (19.35%) Microservices
12 6 (19.35%) Relational Database

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 3 (9.68%) Apache
1 3 (9.68%) nginx
2 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (19.35%) SaaS
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
3 3 (9.68%) Route 53
4 1 (3.23%) Engine Yard
4 1 (3.23%) GitHub
4 1 (3.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) MySQL
2 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
2 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.68%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Cucumber
2 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
3 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
3 9 (29.03%) JUnit
4 7 (22.58%) Selenium
5 6 (19.35%) Mockito
5 6 (19.35%) Vagrant
6 3 (9.68%) Capybara
7 2 (6.45%) Ant
7 2 (6.45%) AnthillPro
7 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (6.45%) Gradle
7 2 (6.45%) Hudson
7 2 (6.45%) Maven
7 2 (6.45%) NUnit
7 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
7 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
7 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
7 2 (6.45%) WATIR
8 1 (3.23%) Xcode
General
1 5 (16.13%) Law
2 4 (12.90%) Advertising
3 3 (9.68%) Games
3 3 (9.68%) Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) Finance
5 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Ruby Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
6 4 (12.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Ruby Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Automation Tester
7 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) MySQL Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Ruby Automation Tester
7 3 (9.68%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (9.68%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (9.68%) Technical Director
7 3 (9.68%) Tester
8 2 (6.45%) HTML Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Java Automation Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 13 (41.94%) AngularJS
3 11 (35.48%) REST
4 10 (32.26%) HTML
5 9 (29.03%) CSS
6 8 (25.81%) HTML5
6 8 (25.81%) jQuery
7 7 (22.58%) CSS3
7 7 (22.58%) Node.js
8 6 (19.35%) Java SE
9 5 (16.13%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (9.68%) Backbone.js
10 3 (9.68%) Ember.js
10 3 (9.68%) Flash
10 3 (9.68%) Spine.js
11 2 (6.45%) FFmpeg
11 2 (6.45%) React
11 2 (6.45%) Sass
11 2 (6.45%) Symfony
11 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Fintech
2 3 (9.68%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.68%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Blog
3 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) TDD
2 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (29.03%) BDD
4 9 (29.03%) OO
5 7 (22.58%) DevOps
5 7 (22.58%) SOA
6 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (19.35%) Microservices
6 6 (19.35%) UML
7 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
8 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.68%) Web Development
10 2 (6.45%) API Development
10 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (6.45%) MVC
10 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Scrum
10 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
10 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) Ruby
2 12 (38.71%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (29.03%) Scala
4 6 (19.35%) Go
4 6 (19.35%) Groovy
4 6 (19.35%) Python
5 5 (16.13%) PHP
6 4 (12.90%) C#
7 3 (9.68%) Haskell
8 2 (6.45%) Erlang
8 2 (6.45%) SQL
9 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) OCP
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Puppet
2 6 (19.35%) Ansible
3 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) T-Plan
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