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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RSpec
UK / England
Rank 762 762 817
Rank change year-on-year
0 +55
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 64 143 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 0.88% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 57 103 91
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £42,800 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £59,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%

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
15209 16278 15865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 19.29% 17.73% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13081 14073 13507
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 £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +43 38 £67,500 +22.72% 3
North West +1 11 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Yorkshire +22 8 £50,000 +42.85%
East of England +23 5 £52,500 -6.66%
RSpec
UK

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 159 (85.48%) Ruby
2 134 (72.04%) Ruby on Rails
3 107 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (47.85%) JavaScript
4 89 (47.85%) Git (software)
5 88 (47.31%) Cucumber
6 77 (41.40%) HTML
6 77 (41.40%) CSS
7 67 (36.02%) Linux
8 63 (33.87%) TDD
9 49 (26.34%) PostgreSQL
10 45 (24.19%) Selenium
11 44 (23.66%) jQuery
11 44 (23.66%) Opscode Chef
12 43 (23.12%) HTML5
13 41 (22.04%) BDD
13 41 (22.04%) MySQL
14 40 (21.51%) AngularJS
15 38 (20.43%) MongoDB
15 38 (20.43%) CSS3
16 37 (19.89%) Jenkins
16 37 (19.89%) Redis
17 36 (19.35%) User Experience
18 35 (18.82%) Scrum
19 32 (17.20%) NoSQL
19 32 (17.20%) Continuous Integration
20 31 (16.67%) QA
20 31 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
21 29 (15.59%) nginx
21 29 (15.59%) Backbone.js

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 29 (15.59%) nginx
2 12 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (6.45%) OpenStack
3 7 (3.76%) Confluence
4 4 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.08%) Apache
6 1 (0.54%) CMS
6 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (15.05%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (5.91%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.08%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.45%) SaaS
3 8 (4.30%) GitHub
4 5 (2.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.61%) Heroku
6 2 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.08%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.08%) Route 53
7 1 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.30%) HTTP
2 2 (1.08%) Internet
2 2 (1.08%) SMTP
2 2 (1.08%) SSH
2 2 (1.08%) SSL
2 2 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (26.34%) PostgreSQL
2 41 (22.04%) MySQL
3 38 (20.43%) MongoDB
4 37 (19.89%) Redis
5 32 (17.20%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.84%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (2.15%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.08%) DB2
9 2 (1.08%) QlikView
9 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 89 (47.85%) Git (software)
2 88 (47.31%) Cucumber
3 45 (24.19%) Selenium
4 37 (19.89%) Jenkins
5 28 (15.05%) Capybara
6 18 (9.68%) Vagrant
7 17 (9.14%) JIRA
8 15 (8.06%) JMeter
9 14 (7.53%) WATIR
10 13 (6.99%) git-flow
11 12 (6.45%) Jasmine
11 12 (6.45%) WebDriver
12 10 (5.38%) Hudson
12 10 (5.38%) LoadRunner
13 6 (3.23%) Appium
13 6 (3.23%) Mocha
13 6 (3.23%) SoapUI
14 5 (2.69%) JIRA Agile
14 5 (2.69%) Subversion
14 5 (2.69%) TestRail
General
1 18 (9.68%) Games
2 16 (8.60%) Marketing
3 14 (7.53%) Law
4 11 (5.91%) Retail
5 10 (5.38%) Billing
6 8 (4.30%) Advertising
7 5 (2.69%) Finance
8 4 (2.15%) Banking
8 4 (2.15%) iGaming
8 4 (2.15%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.54%) Electronics
10 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.54%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 107 (57.53%) Developer
2 63 (33.87%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 46 (24.73%) Ruby Developer
4 25 (13.44%) Senior Developer
5 20 (10.75%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 18 (9.68%) Lead Developer
6 18 (9.68%) Technical Director
7 13 (6.99%) Tester
8 12 (6.45%) Automation Tester
9 9 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (4.84%) QA Tester
10 8 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (4.30%) QA Automation Tester
10 8 (4.30%) QA Leader
11 7 (3.76%) Angular Developer
11 7 (3.76%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (3.76%) Senior Ruby Developer
12 6 (3.23%) Agile Developer
12 6 (3.23%) Games Developer
12 6 (3.23%) Senior Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (72.04%) Ruby on Rails
2 77 (41.40%) CSS
2 77 (41.40%) HTML
3 44 (23.66%) jQuery
4 43 (23.12%) HTML5
5 40 (21.51%) AngularJS
6 38 (20.43%) CSS3
7 29 (15.59%) Backbone.js
8 28 (15.05%) JSON
9 27 (14.52%) Flash
9 27 (14.52%) Spine.js
10 21 (11.29%) React
10 21 (11.29%) Web Services
11 15 (8.06%) REST
12 13 (6.99%) Sinatra
12 13 (6.99%) XML
13 10 (5.38%) Resque
13 10 (5.38%) RESTful
13 10 (5.38%) Sass
13 10 (5.38%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.35%) User Experience
2 27 (14.52%) Artificial Intelligence
3 21 (11.29%) Mobile App
4 10 (5.38%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.76%) Life Science
5 7 (3.76%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.23%) Data Extraction
7 5 (2.69%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.61%) Blog
8 3 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.61%) iPad
9 2 (1.08%) Animation
9 2 (1.08%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.08%) Social Media
10 1 (0.54%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.54%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 67 (36.02%) Linux
2 14 (7.53%) Windows
3 10 (5.38%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.76%) Android
5 6 (3.23%) Unix
6 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (33.87%) TDD
3 41 (22.04%) BDD
4 35 (18.82%) Scrum
5 32 (17.20%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (15.05%) OO
7 23 (12.37%) DevOps
8 20 (10.75%) OOP
8 20 (10.75%) Test Automation
9 17 (9.14%) Front End Development
10 15 (8.06%) Open Source
10 15 (8.06%) QA Automation
11 13 (6.99%) Web Development
12 12 (6.45%) Software Engineering
13 11 (5.91%) Functional Testing
14 10 (5.38%) API Testing
14 10 (5.38%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (5.38%) Mentoring
14 10 (5.38%) Pair Programming
15 9 (4.84%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 159 (85.48%) Ruby
2 89 (47.85%) JavaScript
3 24 (12.90%) Java
4 20 (10.75%) SQL
5 19 (10.22%) Python
6 10 (5.38%) Groovy
7 9 (4.84%) PHP
8 6 (3.23%) Elixir
8 6 (3.23%) Go
9 5 (2.69%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.15%) Perl
11 3 (1.61%) C#
11 3 (1.61%) Clojure
11 3 (1.61%) Scala
12 2 (1.08%) R
13 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (6.45%) Degree
2 8 (4.30%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.15%) OCP
3 4 (2.15%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) ISEB
4 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.67%) QA
2 7 (3.76%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (8.60%) Docker
2 7 (3.76%) LXC
3 1 (0.54%) KVM
3 1 (0.54%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (23.66%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (13.44%) Puppet
3 16 (8.60%) Ansible
4 13 (6.99%) Capistrano
5 7 (3.76%) CFEngine
5 7 (3.76%) Salt
6 2 (1.08%) Kibana
6 2 (1.08%) Nagios
7 1 (0.54%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.54%) Graphite
7 1 (0.54%) StatsD
Vendors
1 7 (3.76%) Rackspace
2 6 (3.23%) Oracle
3 3 (1.61%) SAP
4 2 (1.08%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.08%) HP
4 2 (1.08%) IBM
4 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.08%) Tableau
5 1 (0.54%) New Relic
5 1 (0.54%) TOWER Software
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago