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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 281 318 325
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +7
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 34 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.27% 0.80% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 28 14 13
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £26,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
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
1496 1757 1572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.47% 14.68% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 1588 1464
Average salary £55,000 £52,900 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% +5.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 42 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (80.77%) Ruby
2 36 (69.23%) Ruby on Rails
3 32 (61.54%) Cucumber
4 28 (53.85%) TDD
5 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 25 (48.08%) BDD
7 24 (46.15%) Git (software)
8 22 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (40.38%) MySQL
10 20 (38.46%) HTML
10 20 (38.46%) Jenkins
11 19 (36.54%) jQuery
11 19 (36.54%) Scrum
12 17 (32.69%) Redis
13 16 (30.77%) QA
14 15 (28.85%) Selenium
15 14 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (26.92%) Web Services
15 14 (26.92%) TeamCity
15 14 (26.92%) Sass
16 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
16 13 (25.00%) GitHub
16 13 (25.00%) HTML5
16 13 (25.00%) Backbone.js
16 13 (25.00%) Hudson
16 13 (25.00%) Capistrano
16 13 (25.00%) NoSQL
16 13 (25.00%) CSS
16 13 (25.00%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 8 (15.38%) Node.js
1 8 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (13.46%) nginx
Business Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.00%) GitHub
2 6 (11.54%) Amazon S3
2 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (40.38%) MySQL
2 17 (32.69%) Redis
3 14 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 8 (15.38%) MongoDB
6 7 (13.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (13.46%) CouchDB
6 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (61.54%) Cucumber
2 24 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 20 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 15 (28.85%) Selenium
5 14 (26.92%) TeamCity
6 13 (25.00%) Hudson
7 8 (15.38%) JMeter
7 8 (15.38%) JIRA
8 7 (13.46%) CruiseControl
9 6 (11.54%) eggPlant
9 6 (11.54%) Appium
9 6 (11.54%) WebDriver
10 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
11 2 (3.85%) Behat
12 1 (1.92%) PhantomJS
12 1 (1.92%) Sahi
General
1 8 (15.38%) Games
2 7 (13.46%) Advertising
3 3 (5.77%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (67.31%) Developer
2 19 (36.54%) Ruby Developer
3 13 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Architect
5 7 (13.46%) Senior Developer
5 7 (13.46%) QA Leader
6 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Quality Manager
7 1 (1.92%) QA Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Software Tester
7 1 (1.92%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.92%) QA Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Tester
7 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (69.23%) Ruby on Rails
2 20 (38.46%) HTML
3 19 (36.54%) jQuery
4 14 (26.92%) Web Services
4 14 (26.92%) Sass
5 13 (25.00%) Backbone.js
5 13 (25.00%) HTML5
5 13 (25.00%) CSS
5 13 (25.00%) JSON
5 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 10 (19.23%) Sinatra
7 8 (15.38%) XML
8 7 (13.46%) REST
8 7 (13.46%) Haml
8 7 (13.46%) Sphinx
9 6 (11.54%) FFmpeg
9 6 (11.54%) Ember.js
9 6 (11.54%) Ajax
9 6 (11.54%) Django
9 6 (11.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Statistics
1 7 (13.46%) Open Source
2 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.54%) Streaming Video
3 2 (3.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Solaris
1 7 (13.46%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) Android
2 6 (11.54%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (53.85%) TDD
3 25 (48.08%) BDD
4 22 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (36.54%) Scrum
6 11 (21.15%) Automation Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
8 7 (13.46%) Analytics
9 6 (11.54%) Android Development
9 6 (11.54%) iOS Development
9 6 (11.54%) Web Development
9 6 (11.54%) Kanban
10 5 (9.62%) OO
11 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
12 2 (3.85%) DevOps
13 1 (1.92%) Digital Marketing
13 1 (1.92%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (80.77%) Ruby
2 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.08%) SQL
4 6 (11.54%) Python
4 6 (11.54%) Java
4 6 (11.54%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (25.00%) Capistrano
2 8 (15.38%) Puppet
2 8 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (13.46%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) HP
1 8 (15.38%) Green Hat
2 7 (13.46%) Google
2 7 (13.46%) Twitter
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