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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 733 779 843
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +64
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 149 152 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.89% 0.83% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 127 129 81
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £52,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.19% +40.00%
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
16778 18340 17094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.73% 17.93% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14642 15773 14179
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 September 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 September 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 +120 128 £65,000 +18.18% 15
South East -1 9 £50,000 -9.09%
West Midlands -10 6 £42,500 -19.04%
Yorkshire +8 2 £41,250 +17.85% 1
North West -5 2 £36,250 +33.02% 3
South West - 1 £45,000 -
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UK

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 267 (81.65%) Ruby
2 222 (67.89%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (64.83%) Ruby on Rails
4 179 (54.74%) JavaScript
5 166 (50.76%) Git (software)
6 165 (50.46%) Cucumber
7 158 (48.32%) HTML
8 155 (47.40%) CSS
9 141 (43.12%) TDD
10 118 (36.09%) Linux
11 105 (32.11%) BDD
12 104 (31.80%) MySQL
13 102 (31.19%) AngularJS
14 101 (30.89%) HTML5
15 99 (30.28%) Jenkins
16 94 (28.75%) Java
17 88 (26.91%) Selenium
18 86 (26.30%) jQuery
19 81 (24.77%) CSS3
20 78 (23.85%) PostgreSQL
21 76 (23.24%) Scrum
21 76 (23.24%) Continuous Integration
22 74 (22.63%) Puppet
23 70 (21.41%) Amazon AWS
24 68 (20.80%) Python
25 62 (18.96%) Test Automation
26 60 (18.35%) OO
26 60 (18.35%) Redis
26 60 (18.35%) DevOps
27 54 (16.51%) SQL

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 (12.23%) nginx
2 27 (8.26%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (5.20%) Apache
4 12 (3.67%) GlassFish
4 12 (3.67%) JBoss
4 12 (3.67%) WildFly
5 5 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (1.53%) Drupal
5 5 (1.53%) Lightstreamer
5 5 (1.53%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.53%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.22%) Confluence
7 3 (0.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (8.56%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.83%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.67%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 70 (21.41%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (10.09%) GitHub
3 20 (6.12%) Heroku
4 17 (5.20%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (4.89%) Amazon S3
5 16 (4.89%) Route 53
6 14 (4.28%) SaaS
7 5 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.53%) PaaS
7 5 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (1.22%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.28%) Internet
2 13 (3.98%) HTTP
3 8 (2.45%) VPN
4 5 (1.53%) SSH
5 3 (0.92%) Firewall
5 3 (0.92%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.92%) LDAP
6 2 (0.61%) SMTP
6 2 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (31.80%) MySQL
2 78 (23.85%) PostgreSQL
3 60 (18.35%) Redis
4 42 (12.84%) MongoDB
5 34 (10.40%) NoSQL
6 31 (9.48%) Relational Database
7 16 (4.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (4.59%) Hadoop
9 11 (3.36%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.45%) Big Data
11 5 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.92%) HBase
13 2 (0.61%) DB2
13 2 (0.61%) QlikView
13 2 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 166 (50.76%) Git (software)
2 165 (50.46%) Cucumber
3 99 (30.28%) Jenkins
4 88 (26.91%) Selenium
5 36 (11.01%) Capybara
6 33 (10.09%) WATIR
7 28 (8.56%) JUnit
8 26 (7.95%) Hudson
9 24 (7.34%) Jasmine
9 24 (7.34%) JIRA
10 23 (7.03%) Vagrant
11 20 (6.12%) LoadRunner
12 19 (5.81%) WebDriver
13 18 (5.50%) JBehave
14 17 (5.20%) JMeter
15 13 (3.98%) Subversion
16 11 (3.36%) Mockito
17 8 (2.45%) eggPlant
17 8 (2.45%) Grunt
17 8 (2.45%) Maven
General
1 34 (10.40%) Marketing
2 32 (9.79%) Law
3 29 (8.87%) Games
4 24 (7.34%) Advertising
4 24 (7.34%) Billing
5 21 (6.42%) Finance
6 18 (5.50%) Retail
7 10 (3.06%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.14%) Banking
9 5 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.92%) iGaming
10 3 (0.92%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.92%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 218 (66.67%) Developer
2 112 (34.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 89 (27.22%) Ruby Developer
4 64 (19.57%) Senior Developer
5 42 (12.84%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 40 (12.23%) Lead Developer
7 25 (7.65%) Senior Ruby Developer
8 24 (7.34%) Java Developer
9 18 (5.50%) JavaScript Developer
10 17 (5.20%) QA Engineer
11 15 (4.59%) QA Automation Engineer
12 14 (4.28%) Ruby Engineer
13 12 (3.67%) Automation Tester
13 12 (3.67%) Lead Java Developer
13 12 (3.67%) Tester
14 11 (3.36%) Developer in Test
14 11 (3.36%) HTML Developer
14 11 (3.36%) Java Engineer
14 11 (3.36%) Technical Director
15 10 (3.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (64.83%) Ruby on Rails
2 158 (48.32%) HTML
3 155 (47.40%) CSS
4 102 (31.19%) AngularJS
5 101 (30.89%) HTML5
6 86 (26.30%) jQuery
7 81 (24.77%) CSS3
8 43 (13.15%) REST
9 42 (12.84%) Backbone.js
10 39 (11.93%) JSON
11 38 (11.62%) React
12 33 (10.09%) Spine.js
13 30 (9.17%) Web Services
14 28 (8.56%) Ember.js
14 28 (8.56%) Flash
15 27 (8.26%) RESTEasy
16 25 (7.65%) RESTful
16 25 (7.65%) XML
17 19 (5.81%) Sinatra
18 18 (5.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 53 (16.21%) User Experience
2 35 (10.70%) Mobile App
3 33 (10.09%) Computer Science
4 28 (8.56%) Artificial Intelligence
5 12 (3.67%) Mathematics
5 12 (3.67%) Smart Meter
6 8 (2.45%) Data Extraction
7 7 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.14%) Fintech
8 5 (1.53%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.22%) BBC
10 3 (0.92%) Blog
10 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.92%) Life Science
10 3 (0.92%) Online Games
10 3 (0.92%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.61%) Animation
11 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.61%) Social Network
11 2 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 118 (36.09%) Linux
2 42 (12.84%) Unix
3 22 (6.73%) Apple iOS
4 18 (5.50%) Android
5 13 (3.98%) Windows
6 5 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (67.89%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (43.12%) TDD
3 105 (32.11%) BDD
4 76 (23.24%) Continuous Integration
4 76 (23.24%) Scrum
5 62 (18.96%) Test Automation
6 60 (18.35%) DevOps
6 60 (18.35%) OO
7 38 (11.62%) Kanban
8 37 (11.31%) Front End Development
8 37 (11.31%) Software Engineering
9 36 (11.01%) OOP
9 36 (11.01%) SOA
10 35 (10.70%) Mentoring
11 29 (8.87%) Open Source
11 29 (8.87%) Web Development
12 26 (7.95%) Functional Testing
13 25 (7.65%) Continuous Delivery
14 23 (7.03%) Data Modelling
14 23 (7.03%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 267 (81.65%) Ruby
2 179 (54.74%) JavaScript
3 94 (28.75%) Java
4 68 (20.80%) Python
5 54 (16.51%) SQL
6 38 (11.62%) PHP
7 23 (7.03%) C++
8 21 (6.42%) Scala
9 17 (5.20%) Go
10 14 (4.28%) Groovy
11 13 (3.98%) Bash Shell
12 10 (3.06%) Perl
13 8 (2.45%) C#
14 5 (1.53%) Elixir
14 5 (1.53%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.53%) VB
15 3 (0.92%) Haskell
15 3 (0.92%) R
16 2 (0.61%) CoffeeScript
16 2 (0.61%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 47 (14.37%) Degree
2 15 (4.59%) ISTQB
3 11 (3.36%) OCP
3 11 (3.36%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (2.75%) ISEB
4 9 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.53%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (14.37%) QA
2 5 (1.53%) SDET
3 2 (0.61%) WAI
System Software
1 39 (11.93%) Docker
2 5 (1.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (1.53%) Squid
2 5 (1.53%) Varnish
3 3 (0.92%) iptables
3 3 (0.92%) KVM
3 3 (0.92%) LXC
3 3 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.92%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 74 (22.63%) Puppet
2 46 (14.07%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (8.26%) Ansible
4 8 (2.45%) Salt
5 7 (2.14%) Nagios
6 4 (1.22%) Capistrano
6 4 (1.22%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.92%) CFEngine
7 3 (0.92%) Mesos
8 2 (0.61%) Kibana
Vendors
1 25 (7.65%) Oracle
2 11 (3.36%) IBM
3 9 (2.75%) Rackspace
4 6 (1.83%) HP
5 5 (1.53%) Adobe
5 5 (1.53%) Akamai
5 5 (1.53%) AppDynamics
5 5 (1.53%) F5
5 5 (1.53%) Fiorano
5 5 (1.53%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.53%) Terracotta
6 4 (1.22%) Google
7 3 (0.92%) VMware
8 2 (0.61%) Tableau
9 1 (0.31%) Facebook
9 1 (0.31%) SAP
9 1 (0.31%) T-Plan
9 1 (0.31%) Twitter
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