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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 239 286 335
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +49
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 23 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.18% 1.51% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 10
Median salary £67,500 £55,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £67,750
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +15.78%
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
1057 1593 1895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.90% 15.14% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 976 1363 1653
Median salary £58,500 £60,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £77,500
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 25 (71.43%) Ruby
2 23 (65.71%) Ruby on Rails
2 23 (65.71%) TDD
2 23 (65.71%) Git (software)
3 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (48.57%) HTML
4 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
5 16 (45.71%) CSS
6 15 (42.86%) MySQL
6 15 (42.86%) jQuery
6 15 (42.86%) HTML5
6 15 (42.86%) Cucumber
6 15 (42.86%) REST
7 14 (40.00%) CSS3
7 14 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (37.14%) Scala
8 13 (37.14%) Java
8 13 (37.14%) Linux
9 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (34.29%) BDD
9 12 (34.29%) Puppet
9 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
10 11 (31.43%) DevOps
11 10 (28.57%) User Experience
11 10 (28.57%) Microservices
11 10 (28.57%) Vagrant
11 10 (28.57%) Go
11 10 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
11 10 (28.57%) Ansible

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 10 (28.57%) nginx
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (28.57%) SaaS
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon S3
3 3 (8.57%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) MySQL
2 10 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 10 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 10 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 10 (28.57%) Redis
2 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (65.71%) Git (software)
2 15 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
4 10 (28.57%) JUnit
4 10 (28.57%) Mockito
4 10 (28.57%) Vagrant
5 3 (8.57%) Selenium
6 2 (5.71%) Ant
6 2 (5.71%) AnthillPro
6 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.71%) Capybara
6 2 (5.71%) Gradle
6 2 (5.71%) Hudson
6 2 (5.71%) Maven
6 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (14.29%) Law
2 3 (8.57%) Advertising
2 3 (8.57%) Games
2 3 (8.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Ruby Developer
3 10 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 9 (25.71%) Java Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Technical Director
6 4 (11.43%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Lead Developer
7 3 (8.57%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (5.71%) HTML Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Java Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Ruby Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Python Software Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) Ruby on Rails
2 17 (48.57%) HTML
3 16 (45.71%) CSS
4 15 (42.86%) HTML5
4 15 (42.86%) jQuery
4 15 (42.86%) REST
5 14 (40.00%) CSS3
6 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 10 (28.57%) Backbone.js
6 10 (28.57%) Flash
6 10 (28.57%) Java SE
6 10 (28.57%) Node.js
6 10 (28.57%) Spine.js
7 3 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (5.71%) Ember.js
8 2 (5.71%) FFmpeg
8 2 (5.71%) React
8 2 (5.71%) Sass
8 2 (5.71%) Symfony
8 2 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Fintech
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) Blog
3 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) TDD
2 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) BDD
3 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (31.43%) DevOps
5 10 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (28.57%) Microservices
5 10 (28.57%) OO
5 10 (28.57%) SOA
6 8 (22.86%) UML
7 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
7 3 (8.57%) Web Development
8 2 (5.71%) API Development
8 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.71%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.71%) MVC
8 2 (5.71%) Programmatic Advertising
8 2 (5.71%) Scrum
8 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) Ruby
2 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
3 13 (37.14%) Java
3 13 (37.14%) Scala
4 10 (28.57%) Go
4 10 (28.57%) Groovy
5 4 (11.43%) PHP
6 3 (8.57%) Haskell
6 3 (8.57%) Python
7 2 (5.71%) C#
7 2 (5.71%) Erlang
7 2 (5.71%) SQL
8 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) OCP
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) Puppet
2 10 (28.57%) Ansible
2 10 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) T-Plan
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