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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 282 324 309
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -15
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 22 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.59% 0.74% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 22
Average salary £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £45,000 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
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
1388 2036 1623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.29% 16.14% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1206 1771 1410
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 5 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 5 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 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 26 (78.79%) Ruby
3 25 (75.76%) CSS
4 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (57.58%) HTML
5 19 (57.58%) Cucumber
5 19 (57.58%) BDD
6 18 (54.55%) Scrum
7 17 (51.52%) Puppet
7 17 (51.52%) Selenium
8 16 (48.48%) REST
8 16 (48.48%) Java
9 15 (45.45%) Git (software)
10 14 (42.42%) Ruby on Rails
11 13 (39.39%) SQL
11 13 (39.39%) WebDriver
12 11 (33.33%) QA
12 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
12 11 (33.33%) TDD
13 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
13 10 (30.30%) Sinatra
14 9 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (27.27%) Marketing
14 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
15 8 (24.24%) Maven
15 8 (24.24%) Appium
16 7 (21.21%) Gradle
16 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
16 7 (21.21%) Opscode Chef

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 (15.15%) Confluence
2 3 (9.09%) Node.js
2 3 (9.09%) Drupal
3 2 (6.06%) Lightstreamer
3 2 (6.06%) nginx
3 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) PaaS
3 1 (3.03%) GitHub
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Internet
2 5 (15.15%) FTP
3 2 (6.06%) HTTP
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
1 5 (15.15%) Redis
1 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.06%) CouchDB
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Cucumber
2 17 (51.52%) Selenium
3 15 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 13 (39.39%) WebDriver
5 8 (24.24%) Maven
5 8 (24.24%) Appium
6 7 (21.21%) eggPlant
6 7 (21.21%) Gradle
6 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
6 7 (21.21%) Subversion
7 5 (15.15%) Geb
7 5 (15.15%) Spock
7 5 (15.15%) JIRA
7 5 (15.15%) Ant
7 5 (15.15%) JUnit
7 5 (15.15%) jMock
7 5 (15.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (15.15%) EasyMock
7 5 (15.15%) Mockito
7 5 (15.15%) FishEye
General
1 9 (27.27%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.12%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Junior
7 1 (3.03%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) CSS
2 19 (57.58%) HTML
3 16 (48.48%) REST
4 14 (42.42%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (30.30%) Sinatra
6 7 (21.21%) jQuery
7 6 (18.18%) SOAP
7 6 (18.18%) Web Services
8 5 (15.15%) XML
8 5 (15.15%) JMS
8 5 (15.15%) WSDL
8 5 (15.15%) Struts
8 5 (15.15%) XML-RPC
8 5 (15.15%) Hibernate
8 5 (15.15%) JSON
8 5 (15.15%) Grails
8 5 (15.15%) Spring
8 5 (15.15%) Apache Camel
9 4 (12.12%) Backbone.js
10 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Hedge funds
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) UNIX
2 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.03%) Debian
3 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) BDD
3 18 (54.55%) Scrum
4 11 (33.33%) TDD
4 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
6 9 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
7 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
8 6 (18.18%) Kanban
8 6 (18.18%) Automation Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Pair Programming
9 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (12.12%) Refactoring
10 4 (12.12%) OO
11 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
11 3 (9.09%) MVC
11 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
12 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 26 (78.79%) Ruby
3 16 (48.48%) Java
4 13 (39.39%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) Scala
6 2 (6.06%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) Groovy
6 2 (6.06%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) C#
7 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.03%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (3.03%) Go
7 1 (3.03%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Squid
1 2 (6.06%) Varnish
1 2 (6.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 17 (51.52%) Puppet
2 7 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (15.15%) Ansible
4 2 (6.06%) Salt
4 2 (6.06%) Check_MK
4 2 (6.06%) HAProxy
4 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
4 2 (6.06%) Nagios
5 1 (3.03%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.06%) Terracotta
3 2 (6.06%) Akamai
3 2 (6.06%) F5
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.06%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.03%) Twitter
4 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, pension, cycle to work, gym/e
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago