The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 776 694 774
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +80
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 112 159 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 1.04% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 78 142 86
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -18.88%
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
17652 15243 16328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.24% 15.31% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14711 13079 14217
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RSpec across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

RSpec Salary Histogram in England

RSpec
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
London -48 88 £52,500 +5.00% 7
Yorkshire - 10 £37,500 -
South East -15 9 £36,000 -17.71%
West Midlands -12 2 £52,500 +5.00%
North West -27 1 - -
South West - 1 £45,000 -
East of England - 1 £52,000 - 2
RSpec
UK

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 184 (88.46%) Ruby
2 171 (82.21%) Cucumber
3 145 (69.71%) Ruby on Rails
4 137 (65.87%) Git (software)
5 131 (62.98%) TDD
6 117 (56.25%) JavaScript
7 97 (46.63%) HTML
8 91 (43.75%) BDD
9 88 (42.31%) CSS
10 81 (38.94%) PostgreSQL
11 78 (37.50%) MySQL
12 76 (36.54%) Web Services
13 68 (32.69%) Scrum
14 60 (28.85%) Puppet
15 59 (28.37%) Redis
15 59 (28.37%) Selenium
15 59 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
16 57 (27.40%) Open Source
17 53 (25.48%) Linux
18 49 (23.56%) OO
18 49 (23.56%) HTML5
18 49 (23.56%) Backbone.js
19 46 (22.12%) AngularJS
19 46 (22.12%) Opscode Chef
20 44 (21.15%) QA
21 38 (18.27%) Continuous Integration
21 38 (18.27%) MongoDB
21 38 (18.27%) SQL
22 36 (17.31%) Ember.js
22 36 (17.31%) DevOps

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 33 (15.87%) nginx
2 28 (13.46%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (7.21%) Node.js
4 13 (6.25%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.44%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.48%) IIS
6 1 (0.48%) SAS
6 1 (0.48%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.48%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (6.73%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (12.50%) GitHub
3 20 (9.62%) SaaS
4 11 (5.29%) Heroku
5 6 (2.88%) PaaS
6 5 (2.40%) IaaS
7 3 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.88%) Internet
2 3 (1.44%) DNS
3 2 (0.96%) AMQP
3 2 (0.96%) DSL
3 2 (0.96%) HTTP
3 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.48%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (38.94%) PostgreSQL
2 78 (37.50%) MySQL
3 59 (28.37%) Redis
4 38 (18.27%) MongoDB
5 30 (14.42%) NoSQL
6 26 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (7.69%) Relational Database
8 9 (4.33%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.96%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.96%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.96%) Big Data
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 171 (82.21%) Cucumber
2 137 (65.87%) Git (software)
3 59 (28.37%) Selenium
4 29 (13.94%) Jenkins
5 26 (12.50%) Subversion
6 24 (11.54%) WATIR
7 14 (6.73%) NUnit
7 14 (6.73%) Hudson
7 14 (6.73%) TeamCity
7 14 (6.73%) Capybara
8 13 (6.25%) WebDriver
9 10 (4.81%) NDepend
9 10 (4.81%) Rhino Mocks
9 10 (4.81%) ReSharper
10 8 (3.85%) CruiseControl
10 8 (3.85%) JMeter
10 8 (3.85%) Behat
11 7 (3.37%) Calabash
12 6 (2.88%) PhantomJS
12 6 (2.88%) Sahi
General
1 23 (11.06%) Finance
2 19 (9.13%) Publishing
2 19 (9.13%) Marketing
3 13 (6.25%) Games
4 10 (4.81%) Advertising
4 10 (4.81%) Music Industry
5 2 (0.96%) French Language
5 2 (0.96%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 139 (66.83%) Developer
2 58 (27.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 44 (21.15%) Ruby Developer
4 20 (9.62%) Senior Developer
5 19 (9.13%) QA Engineer
6 13 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 13 (6.25%) Analyst
7 12 (5.77%) Software Engineer
8 11 (5.29%) Lead Developer
9 10 (4.81%) Web Developer
9 10 (4.81%) Test Engineer
10 8 (3.85%) Software Developer
10 8 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
11 7 (3.37%) Automation Test Analyst
11 7 (3.37%) Automation Analyst
11 7 (3.37%) Tester
11 7 (3.37%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (2.88%) Senior Web Developer
12 6 (2.88%) Team Leader
12 6 (2.88%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (69.71%) Ruby on Rails
2 97 (46.63%) HTML
3 88 (42.31%) CSS
4 76 (36.54%) Web Services
5 49 (23.56%) HTML5
5 49 (23.56%) Backbone.js
6 46 (22.12%) AngularJS
7 36 (17.31%) Ember.js
8 32 (15.38%) RESTful
8 32 (15.38%) jQuery
9 26 (12.50%) REST
10 25 (12.02%) Sass
11 23 (11.06%) CSS3
12 21 (10.10%) PhoneGap
12 21 (10.10%) Apache Cordova
13 20 (9.62%) XML
14 19 (9.13%) JSON
14 19 (9.13%) Gherkin
15 18 (8.65%) .NET
15 18 (8.65%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 57 (27.40%) Open Source
2 14 (6.73%) Statistics
3 10 (4.81%) Blackberry
3 10 (4.81%) Digital Media
4 9 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.37%) Online Gambling
7 5 (2.40%) BBC
8 4 (1.92%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.92%) Blog
9 2 (0.96%) Kindle
9 2 (0.96%) Social Media
10 1 (0.48%) iPad
10 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.48%) iPhone
10 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 53 (25.48%) Linux
2 16 (7.69%) UNIX
3 14 (6.73%) Solaris
4 4 (1.92%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.48%) Windows
6 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (62.98%) TDD
2 91 (43.75%) BDD
3 68 (32.69%) Scrum
4 59 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (23.56%) OO
6 38 (18.27%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (17.31%) DevOps
8 24 (11.54%) MVC
9 22 (10.58%) E-Commerce
9 22 (10.58%) Software Engineering
9 22 (10.58%) Analytics
10 20 (9.62%) Automated Testing
10 20 (9.62%) SOA
11 19 (9.13%) Test Scripting
12 16 (7.69%) User Stories
13 15 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (7.21%) Test Automation
14 12 (5.77%) Refactoring
15 11 (5.29%) Web Development
15 11 (5.29%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 184 (88.46%) Ruby
2 117 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 38 (18.27%) SQL
4 35 (16.83%) Java
5 32 (15.38%) CoffeeScript
6 25 (12.02%) Python
7 21 (10.10%) C#
7 21 (10.10%) RubyMotion
8 20 (9.62%) C++
8 20 (9.62%) PHP
9 10 (4.81%) Groovy
9 10 (4.81%) Scala
10 3 (1.44%) Erlang
10 3 (1.44%) C
11 2 (0.96%) Fortran
11 2 (0.96%) Clojure
11 2 (0.96%) Golang
12 1 (0.48%) F#
12 1 (0.48%) Haskell
12 1 (0.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (5.77%) Degree
2 4 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (21.15%) QA
2 3 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (4.33%) Varnish
2 3 (1.44%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 60 (28.85%) Puppet
2 46 (22.12%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (11.54%) Ansible
4 15 (7.21%) Capistrano
5 4 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.44%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 32 (15.38%) Twitter
2 21 (10.10%) Facebook
3 18 (8.65%) Google
4 14 (6.73%) HP
5 10 (4.81%) Sony
5 10 (4.81%) Toshiba
6 4 (1.92%) Green Hat
7 3 (1.44%) JBoss
8 2 (0.96%) Zend
9 1 (0.48%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle
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