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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 247 307 317
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +10
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 14 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.11% 0.039%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.21% 0.76% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 3
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
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
1153 1439 1527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.23% 14.11% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1052 1280 1336
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (96.55%) Ruby
2 20 (68.97%) TDD
3 18 (62.07%) Cucumber
4 17 (58.62%) AngularJS
5 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
6 14 (48.28%) Ruby on Rails
7 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (44.83%) Java
8 11 (37.93%) Data Protection
9 10 (34.48%) BDD
10 9 (31.03%) MySQL
10 9 (31.03%) JUnit
11 8 (27.59%) Backbone.js
12 7 (24.14%) Microservices
12 7 (24.14%) OO
12 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (20.69%) Jetty
13 6 (20.69%) QA
13 6 (20.69%) Guice
13 6 (20.69%) MVC
13 6 (20.69%) Concurrent Programming
13 6 (20.69%) Fintech
13 6 (20.69%) JAX-RS
13 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
13 6 (20.69%) Sinatra
13 6 (20.69%) REST
13 6 (20.69%) Mockito
14 5 (17.24%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (17.24%) PHP

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (20.69%) Jetty
2 2 (6.90%) Node.js
3 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) GitHub
1 2 (6.90%) Heroku
2 1 (3.45%) Engine Yard
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) DSL
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) MySQL
2 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Cucumber
2 9 (31.03%) JUnit
3 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
3 6 (20.69%) Mockito
4 5 (17.24%) Selenium
5 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
5 4 (13.79%) Gradle
5 4 (13.79%) Maven
6 3 (10.34%) Ant
6 3 (10.34%) AnthillPro
6 3 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (10.34%) Hudson
6 3 (10.34%) Jasmine
6 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
6 3 (10.34%) TeamCity
7 2 (6.90%) Capybara
7 2 (6.90%) NUnit
7 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
7 2 (6.90%) WATIR
7 2 (6.90%) Xcode
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Ruby Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Full Stack Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Automation Tester
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Ruby Automation Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Ruby Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Tester
6 2 (6.90%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.45%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) AngularJS
2 14 (48.28%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (27.59%) Backbone.js
4 6 (20.69%) Guice
4 6 (20.69%) JAX-RS
4 6 (20.69%) REST
4 6 (20.69%) Sinatra
5 5 (17.24%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (10.34%) Ember.js
7 2 (6.90%) Haml
7 2 (6.90%) Sass
8 1 (3.45%) CSS
8 1 (3.45%) CSS3
8 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
8 1 (3.45%) HTML
8 1 (3.45%) HTML5
8 1 (3.45%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Fintech
2 3 (10.34%) Blog
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) TDD
2 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) Data Protection
4 10 (34.48%) BDD
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (24.14%) Microservices
5 7 (24.14%) OO
6 6 (20.69%) Concurrent Programming
6 6 (20.69%) MVC
7 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.34%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Functional Programming
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
8 2 (6.90%) User Stories
9 1 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (3.45%) DevOps
9 1 (3.45%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) Ruby
2 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
3 13 (44.83%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) C#
4 5 (17.24%) PHP
5 4 (13.79%) Python
6 2 (6.90%) C
6 2 (6.90%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (3.45%) Clojure
7 1 (3.45%) ClojureScript
7 1 (3.45%) Groovy
7 1 (3.45%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) Ansible
3 1 (3.45%) Mesos
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Equity, up to 30 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago