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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 259 267 277
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 8 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.11% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.65% 0.65% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 1
Average salary £45,000 £52,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +9.47%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.27%
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
1233 1377 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.42% 16.19% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 1155 1136
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RSpec across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

RSpec Salary Histogram in the East of England

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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 3 June 2015. 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
Hertfordshire +3 4 £50,000 -4.30% 1
Suffolk - 4 £36,250 -
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Ruby
1 14 (100.00%) Selenium
1 14 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) UML
3 10 (71.43%) TDD
3 10 (71.43%) Subversion
3 10 (71.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 4 (28.57%) QA
5 4 (28.57%) SOA
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Capybara
5 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 3 (21.43%) Games
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) CSS
7 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
7 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
8 1 (7.14%) DevOps
8 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (7.14%) Online Games
8 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.14%) HTML5

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Selenium
1 14 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (71.43%) Subversion
2 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (28.57%) Capybara
3 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (21.43%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 9 (64.29%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Online Games
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) UML
2 10 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Ruby
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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