The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 712 813 842
Rank change year-on-year
+101 +29
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 173 138 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.04% 0.77% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 144 122 79
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,250 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +37.50%
RSpec
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16681 17965 17688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.45% 17.59% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14707 15378 14741
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing RSpec as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in England

RSpec
Salary Trend in England

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

RSpec Salary Trend in England

RSpec
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RSpec across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

RSpec Salary Histogram in England

RSpec
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +130 142 £65,000 +8.33% 13
West Midlands +6 11 £43,250 -26.38% 1
South East -19 9 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Yorkshire +29 5 £50,000 +42.85%
North West +20 3 £45,000 +65.13% 4
South West +10 2 £45,000 +5.88% 1
RSpec
UK

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 England region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 286 (81.71%) Ruby
2 245 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (61.14%) Ruby on Rails
4 194 (55.43%) JavaScript
5 187 (53.43%) Git (software)
6 186 (53.14%) Cucumber
7 181 (51.71%) HTML
8 178 (50.86%) CSS
9 167 (47.71%) TDD
10 134 (38.29%) Linux
11 129 (36.86%) MySQL
11 129 (36.86%) Jenkins
12 126 (36.00%) BDD
13 125 (35.71%) Java
14 117 (33.43%) AngularJS
15 116 (33.14%) HTML5
16 107 (30.57%) Scrum
17 99 (28.29%) Selenium
17 99 (28.29%) Puppet
18 94 (26.86%) Python
19 92 (26.29%) PostgreSQL
19 92 (26.29%) Continuous Integration
20 88 (25.14%) Test Automation
21 87 (24.86%) jQuery
22 82 (23.43%) Amazon AWS
23 80 (22.86%) CSS3
24 72 (20.57%) DevOps
25 70 (20.00%) Degree
26 67 (19.14%) SQL
27 62 (17.71%) OO

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 40 (11.43%) nginx
2 26 (7.43%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (6.86%) GlassFish
3 24 (6.86%) JBoss
4 21 (6.00%) WildFly
5 20 (5.71%) Apache
6 8 (2.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (2.29%) Drupal
6 8 (2.29%) Lightstreamer
6 8 (2.29%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.29%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.57%) Confluence
7 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (7.71%) Photoshop
2 9 (2.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 82 (23.43%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (14.86%) GitHub
3 21 (6.00%) Heroku
4 17 (4.86%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (4.57%) Amazon S3
5 16 (4.57%) Route 53
6 13 (3.71%) SaaS
7 7 (2.00%) PaaS
8 6 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (1.14%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.57%) Internet
2 13 (3.71%) HTTP
3 8 (2.29%) VPN
4 5 (1.43%) SSH
5 3 (0.86%) Firewall
5 3 (0.86%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.86%) LDAP
6 2 (0.57%) SMTP
6 2 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (36.86%) MySQL
2 92 (26.29%) PostgreSQL
3 61 (17.43%) Redis
4 40 (11.43%) Relational Database
5 39 (11.14%) MongoDB
6 31 (8.86%) Hadoop
6 31 (8.86%) NoSQL
7 18 (5.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (2.86%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.57%) Big Data
10 5 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.86%) HBase
12 2 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 187 (53.43%) Git (software)
2 186 (53.14%) Cucumber
3 129 (36.86%) Jenkins
4 99 (28.29%) Selenium
5 44 (12.57%) WATIR
6 40 (11.43%) Hudson
7 38 (10.86%) JUnit
8 32 (9.14%) Capybara
9 30 (8.57%) JBehave
10 24 (6.86%) JIRA
11 21 (6.00%) Jasmine
11 21 (6.00%) LoadRunner
11 21 (6.00%) Vagrant
12 19 (5.43%) WebDriver
13 17 (4.86%) Subversion
14 15 (4.29%) JMeter
15 10 (2.86%) Mockito
16 9 (2.57%) HP UFT
16 9 (2.57%) Ranorex
17 8 (2.29%) Grunt
General
1 41 (11.71%) Advertising
2 36 (10.29%) Billing
3 31 (8.86%) Marketing
4 30 (8.57%) Finance
4 30 (8.57%) Games
5 29 (8.29%) Law
6 23 (6.57%) Retail
7 14 (4.00%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.86%) Banking
9 5 (1.43%) Online Betting
10 4 (1.14%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.86%) iGaming
12 1 (0.29%) Back Office
12 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 237 (67.71%) Developer
2 116 (33.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 89 (25.43%) Ruby Developer
4 84 (24.00%) Senior Developer
5 47 (13.43%) Lead Developer
6 46 (13.14%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 37 (10.57%) Senior Ruby Developer
8 36 (10.29%) Java Developer
9 21 (6.00%) QA Engineer
10 19 (5.43%) Lead Java Developer
10 19 (5.43%) QA Automation Engineer
11 16 (4.57%) Ruby Engineer
12 15 (4.29%) Java Engineer
13 13 (3.71%) JavaScript Developer
13 13 (3.71%) Senior Java Developer
14 12 (3.43%) Analyst
14 12 (3.43%) Automation Tester
14 12 (3.43%) Test Analyst
14 12 (3.43%) Tester
15 11 (3.14%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (61.14%) Ruby on Rails
2 181 (51.71%) HTML
3 178 (50.86%) CSS
4 117 (33.43%) AngularJS
5 116 (33.14%) HTML5
6 87 (24.86%) jQuery
7 80 (22.86%) CSS3
8 43 (12.29%) REST
9 41 (11.71%) Backbone.js
10 38 (10.86%) RESTEasy
11 37 (10.57%) JSON
11 37 (10.57%) RESTful
12 35 (10.00%) Web Services
13 33 (9.43%) React
14 32 (9.14%) JMS
14 32 (9.14%) Spine.js
15 31 (8.86%) Ember.js
16 27 (7.71%) Flash
16 27 (7.71%) Hibernate
16 27 (7.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.29%) User Experience
2 44 (12.57%) Computer Science
3 34 (9.71%) Mobile App
4 27 (7.71%) Artificial Intelligence
5 24 (6.86%) Mathematics
6 19 (5.43%) Smart Meter
7 8 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.00%) Fintech
9 6 (1.71%) Data Extraction
9 6 (1.71%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.43%) Online Games
11 4 (1.14%) BBC
12 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.57%) Blog
13 2 (0.57%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.57%) Life Science
13 2 (0.57%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.57%) Social Network
14 1 (0.29%) Social Media
14 1 (0.29%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 134 (38.29%) Linux
2 56 (16.00%) Unix
3 22 (6.29%) Apple iOS
4 19 (5.43%) Android
5 13 (3.71%) Windows
6 7 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (47.71%) TDD
3 126 (36.00%) BDD
4 107 (30.57%) Scrum
5 92 (26.29%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (25.14%) Test Automation
7 72 (20.57%) DevOps
8 62 (17.71%) OO
9 59 (16.86%) Kanban
9 59 (16.86%) SOA
10 48 (13.71%) Software Engineering
11 40 (11.43%) Data Modelling
12 39 (11.14%) Mentoring
12 39 (11.14%) OOP
13 38 (10.86%) Front End Development
14 31 (8.86%) Functional Testing
14 31 (8.86%) Unit Testing
15 29 (8.29%) Machine Learning
16 28 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
16 28 (8.00%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 286 (81.71%) Ruby
2 194 (55.43%) JavaScript
3 125 (35.71%) Java
4 94 (26.86%) Python
5 67 (19.14%) SQL
6 56 (16.00%) PHP
7 40 (11.43%) C++
8 23 (6.57%) Scala
9 16 (4.57%) Bash Shell
10 15 (4.29%) Go
10 15 (4.29%) Perl
11 13 (3.71%) Groovy
12 10 (2.86%) C#
13 6 (1.71%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.71%) VB
14 5 (1.43%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (0.86%) Haskell
16 2 (0.57%) Elixir
16 2 (0.57%) Erlang
17 1 (0.29%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 70 (20.00%) Degree
2 16 (4.57%) ISTQB
3 11 (3.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (2.86%) ISEB
4 10 (2.86%) OCP
4 10 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (1.71%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (13.14%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) SDET
2 2 (0.57%) WAI
System Software
1 44 (12.57%) Docker
2 8 (2.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (2.29%) Squid
2 8 (2.29%) Varnish
3 3 (0.86%) iptables
3 3 (0.86%) KVM
3 3 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.86%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.86%) Xen
4 2 (0.57%) LXC
Systems Management
1 99 (28.29%) Puppet
2 48 (13.71%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (8.00%) Ansible
4 10 (2.86%) Nagios
4 10 (2.86%) Salt
5 4 (1.14%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.86%) Mesos
7 2 (0.57%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.57%) Kibana
8 1 (0.29%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 30 (8.57%) Oracle
2 13 (3.71%) IBM
3 8 (2.29%) Adobe
3 8 (2.29%) Akamai
3 8 (2.29%) AppDynamics
3 8 (2.29%) F5
3 8 (2.29%) Fiorano
3 8 (2.29%) Rackspace
3 8 (2.29%) Red Hat
3 8 (2.29%) Terracotta
4 5 (1.43%) HP
5 4 (1.14%) Google
6 3 (0.86%) VMware
7 1 (0.29%) Facebook
7 1 (0.29%) T-Plan
7 1 (0.29%) Twitter
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Aquent
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Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Company Benefits
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Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum Negotiable depending on experience
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