The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 263 258 253
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.014% 0.068% 0.015%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.083% 0.42% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
RSpec
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1207 1197 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.18% 16.34% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 926 927
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RSpec across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

RSpec
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RSpec across the East of England region.

RSpec Salary Trend in the East of England

RSpec
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +7 1 £40,000 -11.11%
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Capybara
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Capybara
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Calabash
3 1 (33.33%) Gatling
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP