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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 746 774 700
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -74
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 113 86 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.087% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.70% 0.54% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 88 65 137
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £64,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
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
16062 16040 15278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.20% 16.16% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13638 13199 13235
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 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
London +43 80 £50,000 +2.04% 15
South East - 20 £36,500 - 4
East of England - 6 £50,000 -
South West -20 5 £60,000 +20.00%
Yorkshire -11 1 - -
West Midlands -40 1 £60,000 +41.17%
RSpec
UK

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 198 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 198 (85.71%) Ruby
2 148 (64.07%) Cucumber
3 140 (60.61%) BDD
4 133 (57.58%) JavaScript
5 118 (51.08%) TDD
6 116 (50.22%) Ruby on Rails
7 109 (47.19%) Scrum
8 104 (45.02%) Git (software)
9 88 (38.10%) Linux
10 85 (36.80%) Continuous Integration
11 77 (33.33%) Web Services
11 77 (33.33%) HTML
12 71 (30.74%) CSS
13 67 (29.00%) AngularJS
13 67 (29.00%) Jenkins
14 63 (27.27%) SQL
14 63 (27.27%) QA
15 60 (25.97%) OO
16 56 (24.24%) MongoDB
16 56 (24.24%) NoSQL
17 55 (23.81%) Backbone.js
18 53 (22.94%) Java
18 53 (22.94%) Selenium
19 50 (21.65%) Elasticsearch
19 50 (21.65%) Redis
20 49 (21.21%) Puppet
21 48 (20.78%) Ansible
22 47 (20.35%) DevOps
23 45 (19.48%) Ember.js

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 50 (21.65%) Elasticsearch
2 42 (18.18%) nginx
3 12 (5.19%) Node.js
4 5 (2.16%) Confluence
5 3 (1.30%) GlassFish
5 3 (1.30%) JBoss
5 3 (1.30%) Apache
6 2 (0.87%) IIS
6 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.93%) Amazon S3
3 13 (5.63%) SaaS
4 9 (3.90%) Heroku
5 8 (3.46%) GitHub
6 6 (2.60%) PaaS
6 6 (2.60%) IaaS
7 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.79%) Internet
2 5 (2.16%) FTP
2 5 (2.16%) DSL
3 4 (1.73%) DNS
3 4 (1.73%) HTTP
3 4 (1.73%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.43%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (24.24%) MongoDB
1 56 (24.24%) NoSQL
2 50 (21.65%) Redis
3 40 (17.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 36 (15.58%) MySQL
5 35 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.46%) Big Data
8 7 (3.03%) SQL Server
9 5 (2.16%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.30%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.43%) HBase
11 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 148 (64.07%) Cucumber
2 104 (45.02%) Git (software)
3 67 (29.00%) Jenkins
4 53 (22.94%) Selenium
5 28 (12.12%) WebDriver
6 26 (11.26%) Subversion
7 20 (8.66%) Capybara
8 17 (7.36%) WATIR
8 17 (7.36%) Jasmine
9 16 (6.93%) JIRA
10 15 (6.49%) Hudson
10 15 (6.49%) Calabash
11 14 (6.06%) Appium
11 14 (6.06%) TeamCity
12 12 (5.19%) Firebug
12 12 (5.19%) Fiddler
13 10 (4.33%) eggPlant
14 9 (3.90%) Gradle
14 9 (3.90%) FitNesse
14 9 (3.90%) Maven
General
1 29 (12.55%) Finance
2 12 (5.19%) Law
3 11 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.90%) Games
5 7 (3.03%) Retail
6 6 (2.60%) Marketing
6 6 (2.60%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 135 (58.44%) Developer
2 99 (42.86%) Ruby Developer
3 37 (16.02%) QA Engineer
4 21 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 20 (8.66%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 19 (8.23%) Lead Developer
7 15 (6.49%) Analyst
8 8 (3.46%) Test Analyst
8 8 (3.46%) Junior
8 8 (3.46%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.03%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (3.03%) Java Developer
10 6 (2.60%) Architect
10 6 (2.60%) Junior Analyst
10 6 (2.60%) QA Leader
10 6 (2.60%) QA Automation Engineer
11 5 (2.16%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.16%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
11 5 (2.16%) Agile Business Analyst
11 5 (2.16%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (50.22%) Ruby on Rails
2 77 (33.33%) Web Services
2 77 (33.33%) HTML
3 71 (30.74%) CSS
4 67 (29.00%) AngularJS
5 55 (23.81%) Backbone.js
6 45 (19.48%) Ember.js
7 44 (19.05%) HTML5
8 42 (18.18%) JSON
9 41 (17.75%) RESTful
9 41 (17.75%) jQuery
9 41 (17.75%) KnockoutJS
10 39 (16.88%) Gherkin
11 26 (11.26%) XML
12 22 (9.52%) Ajax
13 16 (6.93%) FFmpeg
14 15 (6.49%) Sass
15 9 (3.90%) CSS3
15 9 (3.90%) JMS
16 8 (3.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.93%) Enterprise Software
1 16 (6.93%) Streaming Video
2 13 (5.63%) Online Gambling
3 9 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.03%) Open Source
4 7 (3.03%) Social Media
4 7 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.60%) User Experience
6 5 (2.16%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.16%) iPad
7 4 (1.73%) Kindle
8 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 88 (38.10%) Linux
2 27 (11.69%) UNIX
3 19 (8.23%) Apple iOS
3 19 (8.23%) Android
4 2 (0.87%) Windows
4 2 (0.87%) CentOS
5 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (60.61%) BDD
3 118 (51.08%) TDD
4 109 (47.19%) Scrum
5 85 (36.80%) Continuous Integration
6 60 (25.97%) OO
7 47 (20.35%) DevOps
8 44 (19.05%) Test Automation
9 40 (17.32%) E-Commerce
10 26 (11.26%) Automated Testing
10 26 (11.26%) Software Engineering
11 22 (9.52%) Kanban
12 20 (8.66%) Pair Programming
13 17 (7.36%) Regression Testing
13 17 (7.36%) Automation Testing
14 16 (6.93%) Android Development
14 16 (6.93%) iOS Development
15 14 (6.06%) Unit Testing
15 14 (6.06%) MVC
16 12 (5.19%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 198 (85.71%) Ruby
2 133 (57.58%) JavaScript
3 63 (27.27%) SQL
4 53 (22.94%) Java
5 19 (8.23%) Python
6 18 (7.79%) C#
7 17 (7.36%) Scala
7 17 (7.36%) CoffeeScript
8 12 (5.19%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.46%) PHP
10 7 (3.03%) Groovy
11 6 (2.60%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.30%) Perl
13 2 (0.87%) C++
13 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.43%) RubyMotion
14 1 (0.43%) Golang
Qualifications
1 17 (7.36%) Degree
2 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
2 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (27.27%) QA
2 4 (1.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (3.03%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 49 (21.21%) Puppet
2 48 (20.78%) Ansible
3 19 (8.23%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (5.63%) Capistrano
5 6 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (2.60%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.87%) logstash
6 2 (0.87%) Graphite
Vendors
1 20 (8.66%) Oracle
2 6 (2.60%) Green Hat
2 6 (2.60%) HP
3 5 (2.16%) Atlassian
3 5 (2.16%) hybris
3 5 (2.16%) SAP
4 4 (1.73%) Zend
5 2 (0.87%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.87%) Perforce
5 2 (0.87%) Google
5 2 (0.87%) Terracotta
6 1 (0.43%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.43%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.43%) BT
6 1 (0.43%) Fiorano
6 1 (0.43%) IBM
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
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