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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 279 315 321
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +6
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 22 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.15% 0.059%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.39% 1.05% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 7
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +2.73%
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
1587 1716 1846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.37% 14.43% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1354 1516 1689
Average salary £60,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 1 September 2015.

RSpec Salary Histogram in the City of London

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 38 (79.17%) Ruby
2 29 (60.42%) JavaScript
3 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (54.17%) Puppet
4 25 (52.08%) Ruby on Rails
4 25 (52.08%) Git (software)
5 24 (50.00%) Cucumber
6 23 (47.92%) CSS
7 22 (45.83%) HTML
8 21 (43.75%) Scrum
8 21 (43.75%) REST
9 19 (39.58%) TDD
9 19 (39.58%) MySQL
10 18 (37.50%) Sinatra
10 18 (37.50%) Java
11 16 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (31.25%) Software Engineering
13 14 (29.17%) E-Commerce
13 14 (29.17%) Kanban
13 14 (29.17%) BDD
13 14 (29.17%) AngularJS
14 13 (27.08%) Amazon EC2
14 13 (27.08%) Digital Marketing
14 13 (27.08%) Marketing
15 12 (25.00%) Maven
16 11 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (22.92%) Selenium
16 11 (22.92%) Opscode Chef
17 10 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
18 9 (18.75%) Ansible

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (16.67%) Node.js
2 5 (10.42%) Drupal
3 4 (8.33%) Jetty
3 4 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (4.17%) Lightstreamer
4 2 (4.17%) nginx
4 2 (4.17%) Confluence
4 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.17%) Apache
4 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.17%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (16.67%) SaaS
3 2 (4.17%) PaaS
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) DSL
2 2 (4.17%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (39.58%) MySQL
2 11 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (18.75%) MongoDB
4 5 (10.42%) Redis
4 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.17%) Big Data
5 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.17%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.08%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 25 (52.08%) Git (software)
2 24 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 12 (25.00%) Maven
4 11 (22.92%) Selenium
5 8 (16.67%) Jasmine
6 7 (14.58%) Gradle
6 7 (14.58%) Spock
7 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 6 (12.50%) Grunt
8 5 (10.42%) JUnit
8 5 (10.42%) WebDriver
8 5 (10.42%) Mockito
9 4 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (8.33%) Capybara
9 4 (8.33%) gulp
10 3 (6.25%) Mocha
10 3 (6.25%) Subversion
11 2 (4.17%) JIRA
11 2 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (4.17%) Hudson
General
1 13 (27.08%) Marketing
2 7 (14.58%) Finance
3 5 (10.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (72.92%) Developer
2 19 (39.58%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 14 (29.17%) Senior Developer
4 13 (27.08%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
5 9 (18.75%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (16.67%) QA Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
8 5 (10.42%) Senior QA Engineer
8 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
9 4 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
11 2 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
11 2 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
12 1 (2.08%) Technical Engineer
12 1 (2.08%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) Ruby on Rails
2 23 (47.92%) CSS
3 22 (45.83%) HTML
4 21 (43.75%) REST
5 18 (37.50%) Sinatra
6 14 (29.17%) AngularJS
7 9 (18.75%) Backbone.js
8 8 (16.67%) HTML5
9 6 (12.50%) jQuery
9 6 (12.50%) CSS3
10 5 (10.42%) React
11 4 (8.33%) JAX-RS
11 4 (8.33%) Guice
12 3 (6.25%) Web Services
13 2 (4.17%) XML
13 2 (4.17%) SOAP
13 2 (4.17%) Middleware
13 2 (4.17%) RESTful
13 2 (4.17%) Haml
13 2 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) User Experience
1 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Statistics
2 1 (2.08%) Blog
2 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.08%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (43.75%) Scrum
3 19 (39.58%) TDD
4 16 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (31.25%) Software Engineering
6 14 (29.17%) E-Commerce
6 14 (29.17%) Kanban
6 14 (29.17%) BDD
7 13 (27.08%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (18.75%) Automation Testing
10 8 (16.67%) DevOps
10 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 8 (16.67%) Microservices
11 7 (14.58%) Pair Programming
11 7 (14.58%) Regression Testing
11 7 (14.58%) MVC
11 7 (14.58%) Open Source
12 6 (12.50%) Functional Programming
12 6 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 38 (79.17%) Ruby
2 29 (60.42%) JavaScript
3 18 (37.50%) Java
4 5 (10.42%) Groovy
4 5 (10.42%) Scala
5 4 (8.33%) Clojure
6 2 (4.17%) Python
6 2 (4.17%) Perl
6 2 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) SQL
7 1 (2.08%) C#
7 1 (2.08%) Erlang
7 1 (2.08%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (2.08%) Go
7 1 (2.08%) ClojureScript
7 1 (2.08%) RubyMotion
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Docker
2 2 (4.17%) Squid
2 2 (4.17%) Varnish
2 2 (4.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 26 (54.17%) Puppet
2 11 (22.92%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (18.75%) Ansible
4 6 (12.50%) Vagrant
5 4 (8.33%) Mesos
6 2 (4.17%) Salt
6 2 (4.17%) Nagios
7 1 (2.08%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) Adobe
2 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.17%) Terracotta
2 2 (4.17%) Akamai
2 2 (4.17%) F5
2 2 (4.17%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.08%) Twitter
3 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + share options
Posted: 12 days ago