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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 314 315 306
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 17 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.89% 0.79% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 15
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1903 1764 1494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.36% 14.68% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1681 1557 1389
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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 11 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 11 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 30 (93.75%) Ruby
2 28 (87.50%) Cucumber
3 22 (68.75%) Ruby on Rails
4 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
4 18 (56.25%) Redis
5 17 (53.13%) BDD
6 16 (50.00%) MySQL
7 14 (43.75%) HTML
7 14 (43.75%) TDD
8 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
9 11 (34.38%) Scrum
10 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (31.25%) Puppet
10 10 (31.25%) MongoDB
10 10 (31.25%) Node.js
11 9 (28.13%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (28.13%) QA
11 9 (28.13%) Selenium
11 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (25.00%) CouchDB
12 8 (25.00%) Capistrano
12 8 (25.00%) HTML5
12 8 (25.00%) jQuery
12 8 (25.00%) JSON
12 8 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (25.00%) CruiseControl
12 8 (25.00%) Backbone.js
12 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (25.00%) Hudson
12 8 (25.00%) Sass

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

For the 6 months to 11 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 10 (31.25%) Node.js
2 9 (28.13%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (18.75%) nginx
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) Redis
2 16 (50.00%) MySQL
3 10 (31.25%) MongoDB
4 8 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (25.00%) CouchDB
5 7 (21.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
5 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (87.50%) Cucumber
2 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
3 9 (28.13%) Selenium
4 8 (25.00%) CruiseControl
4 8 (25.00%) Hudson
5 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
6 5 (15.63%) WATIR
7 2 (6.25%) eggPlant
8 1 (3.13%) Behat
8 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
8 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
8 1 (3.13%) PhantomJS
8 1 (3.13%) JMeter
8 1 (3.13%) JIRA
8 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
8 1 (3.13%) Sahi
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
1 7 (21.88%) Games
2 6 (18.75%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Lead Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Tester
4 4 (12.50%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) QA Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Quality Manager
6 1 (3.13%) QA Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) Ruby on Rails
2 14 (43.75%) HTML
3 8 (25.00%) JSON
3 8 (25.00%) jQuery
3 8 (25.00%) HTML5
3 8 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 8 (25.00%) Sass
4 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
4 7 (21.88%) Sinatra
4 7 (21.88%) CSS
5 6 (18.75%) Sphinx
5 6 (18.75%) Haml
5 6 (18.75%) REST
5 6 (18.75%) XML
6 2 (6.25%) Memcached
7 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.13%) Web Services
7 1 (3.13%) CSS3
7 1 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Open Source
2 6 (18.75%) Statistics
3 5 (15.63%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) BDD
2 14 (43.75%) TDD
3 11 (34.38%) Scrum
4 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (18.75%) Analytics
7 5 (15.63%) Security Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
8 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.25%) OO
9 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.25%) SOA
10 1 (3.13%) Project Management
10 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
10 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
10 1 (3.13%) Agile Project Management
10 1 (3.13%) Automation Testing
10 1 (3.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) Ruby
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) PHP
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) Golang
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) Puppet
2 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (25.00%) Capistrano
3 7 (21.88%) Ansible
4 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Google
1 6 (18.75%) Twitter
2 1 (3.13%) Green Hat
2 1 (3.13%) HP
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