The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 307 297 322
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 18 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.13% 0.069%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.95% 0.87% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 9
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £36,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+19.86% -23.15%
Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1890 1836 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.29% 15.35% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1652 1638 1437
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
RSpec
London

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 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 30 July 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 31 (93.94%) Ruby
2 29 (87.88%) Cucumber
3 24 (72.73%) Ruby on Rails
4 19 (57.58%) Git (software)
4 19 (57.58%) Redis
5 16 (48.48%) BDD
5 16 (48.48%) MySQL
6 13 (39.39%) HTML
6 13 (39.39%) TDD
7 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
8 10 (30.30%) Scrum
8 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (27.27%) JSON
9 9 (27.27%) QA
9 9 (27.27%) Selenium
9 9 (27.27%) jQuery
9 9 (27.27%) Node.js
9 9 (27.27%) Puppet
9 9 (27.27%) MongoDB
9 9 (27.27%) Sass
9 9 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (21.21%) nginx
11 7 (21.21%) CouchDB
11 7 (21.21%) Haml
11 7 (21.21%) WebDriver
11 7 (21.21%) Open Source
11 7 (21.21%) HTML5
11 7 (21.21%) Google Analytics
11 7 (21.21%) Google

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (27.27%) Node.js
1 9 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (21.21%) nginx
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) Redis
2 16 (48.48%) MySQL
3 9 (27.27%) MongoDB
4 7 (21.21%) CouchDB
4 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
4 7 (21.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (87.88%) Cucumber
2 19 (57.58%) Git (software)
3 9 (27.27%) Selenium
4 7 (21.21%) WebDriver
4 7 (21.21%) CruiseControl
4 7 (21.21%) Hudson
5 5 (15.15%) WATIR
6 2 (6.06%) eggPlant
7 1 (3.03%) JMeter
7 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.03%) Sahi
7 1 (3.03%) JIRA
7 1 (3.03%) PhantomJS
7 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
7 1 (3.03%) Behat
7 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (21.21%) Games
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
1 7 (21.21%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Ruby Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Lead Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.03%) Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.03%) Quality Manager
5 1 (3.03%) QA Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.03%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (72.73%) Ruby on Rails
2 13 (39.39%) HTML
3 9 (27.27%) JSON
3 9 (27.27%) jQuery
3 9 (27.27%) Sass
4 7 (21.21%) Haml
4 7 (21.21%) HTML5
4 7 (21.21%) XML
4 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
4 7 (21.21%) Sphinx
4 7 (21.21%) Sinatra
4 7 (21.21%) REST
4 7 (21.21%) Backbone.js
5 6 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (6.06%) Memcached
7 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Open Source
1 7 (21.21%) Statistics
2 5 (15.15%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) BDD
2 13 (39.39%) TDD
3 10 (30.30%) Scrum
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (21.21%) Analytics
6 5 (15.15%) Security Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.06%) OO
8 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.06%) SOA
9 1 (3.03%) Project Management
9 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
9 1 (3.03%) DevOps
9 1 (3.03%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (3.03%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) Ruby
2 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) PHP
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) Golang
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Puppet
2 7 (21.21%) Capistrano
2 7 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (21.21%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Google
1 7 (21.21%) Twitter
2 1 (3.03%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) Green Hat
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + share options
Posted: 41 minutes ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + generous bonus + excellent benefit
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago