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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 297 325 289
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -36
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 29 11 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.092% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.92% 0.62% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 31
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -5.55%
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
1513 1765 1576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.76% 14.80% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1344 1563 1433
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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 £40,000 £40,000

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

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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 17 December 2014.

RSpec Salary Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 43 (86.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (78.00%) Ruby
3 32 (64.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 29 (58.00%) Cucumber
5 28 (56.00%) TDD
6 26 (52.00%) JavaScript
6 26 (52.00%) BDD
7 22 (44.00%) Jenkins
8 20 (40.00%) Scrum
8 20 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (38.00%) HTML
9 19 (38.00%) jQuery
9 19 (38.00%) Git (software)
10 18 (36.00%) MySQL
11 17 (34.00%) QA
11 17 (34.00%) Selenium
12 15 (30.00%) CSS
12 15 (30.00%) Web Services
13 14 (28.00%) SQL
13 14 (28.00%) TeamCity
13 14 (28.00%) Sass
14 13 (26.00%) JSON
14 13 (26.00%) Automation Testing
15 12 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (24.00%) Hudson
15 12 (24.00%) Redis
15 12 (24.00%) GitHub
16 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
16 11 (22.00%) HTML5
16 11 (22.00%) Capistrano

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 6 (12.00%) nginx
1 6 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (12.00%) Node.js
2 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.00%) GitHub
2 6 (12.00%) Amazon S3
2 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) FTP
1 1 (2.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) MySQL
2 12 (24.00%) Redis
2 12 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (22.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (12.00%) MongoDB
5 5 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (10.00%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (58.00%) Cucumber
2 22 (44.00%) Jenkins
3 19 (38.00%) Git (software)
4 17 (34.00%) Selenium
5 14 (28.00%) TeamCity
6 12 (24.00%) Hudson
7 9 (18.00%) JIRA
8 8 (16.00%) JMeter
9 7 (14.00%) eggPlant
9 7 (14.00%) WebDriver
9 7 (14.00%) Appium
10 5 (10.00%) CruiseControl
10 5 (10.00%) Eclipse
11 2 (4.00%) Behat
12 1 (2.00%) FishEye
12 1 (2.00%) Spock
12 1 (2.00%) Gradle
12 1 (2.00%) PhantomJS
12 1 (2.00%) Mockito
12 1 (2.00%) Sahi
General
1 6 (12.00%) Advertising
1 6 (12.00%) Games
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Developer
2 20 (40.00%) Ruby Developer
3 12 (24.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Architect
5 7 (14.00%) QA Leader
5 7 (14.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Quality Manager
7 1 (2.00%) QA Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (64.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 19 (38.00%) HTML
2 19 (38.00%) jQuery
3 15 (30.00%) CSS
3 15 (30.00%) Web Services
4 14 (28.00%) Sass
5 13 (26.00%) JSON
6 11 (22.00%) Backbone.js
6 11 (22.00%) AngularJS
6 11 (22.00%) HTML5
7 8 (16.00%) XML
7 8 (16.00%) Sinatra
8 7 (14.00%) REST
9 6 (12.00%) Ajax
9 6 (12.00%) Django
9 6 (12.00%) Haml
9 6 (12.00%) RESTful
9 6 (12.00%) Ember.js
9 6 (12.00%) FFmpeg
9 6 (12.00%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Statistics
1 6 (12.00%) Streaming Video
1 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) Open Source
3 4 (8.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Solaris
2 6 (12.00%) Android
2 6 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (86.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (56.00%) TDD
3 26 (52.00%) BDD
4 20 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (40.00%) Scrum
5 13 (26.00%) Automation Testing
6 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
8 8 (16.00%) Automated Testing
9 6 (12.00%) Web Development
9 6 (12.00%) Kanban
9 6 (12.00%) Analytics
9 6 (12.00%) Android Development
9 6 (12.00%) iOS Development
10 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 5 (10.00%) OO
11 2 (4.00%) DevOps
12 1 (2.00%) Agile Project Management
12 1 (2.00%) SOA
12 1 (2.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (78.00%) Ruby
2 26 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.00%) SQL
4 8 (16.00%) Java
5 7 (14.00%) CoffeeScript
6 6 (12.00%) Python
7 3 (6.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (34.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) Capistrano
2 8 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (12.00%) Puppet
4 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) HP
1 8 (16.00%) Green Hat
2 6 (12.00%) Google
2 6 (12.00%) Twitter
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Atlassian