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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 219 271 307
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +36
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 29 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.54% 1.32% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 17
Median salary £75,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £41,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £64,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £52,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.19% +40.00%
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
1140 1440 1552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 19.03% 16.70% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1068 1234 1374
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing RSpec as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

RSpec Salary Histogram in the City of London

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing RSpec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 38 (77.55%) Ruby
2 37 (75.51%) Ruby on Rails
2 37 (75.51%) Git (software)
3 32 (65.31%) JavaScript
4 29 (59.18%) HTML
4 29 (59.18%) jQuery
5 28 (57.14%) CSS
6 27 (55.10%) Linux
6 27 (55.10%) HTML5
7 26 (53.06%) CSS3
8 24 (48.98%) Redis
8 24 (48.98%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (48.98%) nginx
9 23 (46.94%) User Experience
9 23 (46.94%) TDD
10 22 (44.90%) Artificial Intelligence
10 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (44.90%) Flash
10 22 (44.90%) Photoshop
10 22 (44.90%) Backbone.js
10 22 (44.90%) Spine.js
10 22 (44.90%) MongoDB
10 22 (44.90%) NoSQL
11 19 (38.78%) Cucumber
12 17 (34.69%) REST
13 16 (32.65%) MySQL
14 15 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (30.61%) DevOps
15 14 (28.57%) Jenkins
16 13 (26.53%) Scala

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (48.98%) nginx
2 5 (10.20%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (6.12%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (44.90%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (22.45%) SaaS
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.12%) Route 53
4 2 (4.08%) GitHub
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) SMTP
2 2 (4.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) Redis
2 22 (44.90%) MongoDB
2 22 (44.90%) NoSQL
3 16 (32.65%) MySQL
4 11 (22.45%) RDBMS
4 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (75.51%) Git (software)
2 19 (38.78%) Cucumber
3 14 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 11 (22.45%) JUnit
4 11 (22.45%) Mockito
4 11 (22.45%) Vagrant
5 4 (8.16%) Selenium
6 3 (6.12%) Capybara
7 2 (4.08%) Bower
7 2 (4.08%) Bundler
8 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.04%) JIRA
8 1 (2.04%) Mocha
8 1 (2.04%) PhantomJS
General
1 5 (10.20%) Law
2 3 (6.12%) Advertising
2 3 (6.12%) Games
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) Ruby Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Technical Director
4 9 (18.37%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Lead Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Team Leader
6 5 (10.20%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.12%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (4.08%) HTML Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Ruby Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Java Team Leader
9 1 (2.04%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (75.51%) Ruby on Rails
2 29 (59.18%) HTML
2 29 (59.18%) jQuery
3 28 (57.14%) CSS
4 27 (55.10%) HTML5
5 26 (53.06%) CSS3
6 22 (44.90%) Backbone.js
6 22 (44.90%) Flash
6 22 (44.90%) Spine.js
7 17 (34.69%) REST
8 11 (22.45%) Java SE
8 11 (22.45%) Node.js
9 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.12%) JSON
10 3 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (4.08%) FFmpeg
11 2 (4.08%) Memcached
11 2 (4.08%) React
11 2 (4.08%) Web Services
11 2 (4.08%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (46.94%) User Experience
2 22 (44.90%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) Fintech
4 2 (4.08%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.04%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (55.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) TDD
2 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.61%) DevOps
4 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (24.49%) BDD
6 11 (22.45%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (22.45%) Microservices
6 11 (22.45%) SOA
7 8 (16.33%) OO
7 8 (16.33%) UML
8 5 (10.20%) Data Protection
9 4 (8.16%) Web Development
10 2 (4.08%) Active Record
10 2 (4.08%) API Development
10 2 (4.08%) Business Continuity
10 2 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (4.08%) Pair Programming
10 2 (4.08%) Scrum
10 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (77.55%) Ruby
2 32 (65.31%) JavaScript
3 13 (26.53%) Scala
4 12 (24.49%) Java
5 11 (22.45%) Go
5 11 (22.45%) Groovy
6 3 (6.12%) Haskell
6 3 (6.12%) SQL
7 2 (4.08%) Elixir
7 2 (4.08%) Erlang
7 2 (4.08%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) C
8 1 (2.04%) Clojure
8 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) OCP
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (48.98%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (26.53%) Puppet
3 11 (22.45%) Ansible
4 2 (4.08%) Kibana
4 2 (4.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle
2 1 (2.04%) T-Plan
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