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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 787 796 833
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +37
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 74 138 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 0.78% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 65 111 100
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -12.00%
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
16285 17706 17160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 19.11% 17.80% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14012 15163 14559
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 £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +65 58 £65,000 +23.80% 6
Yorkshire +13 6 £50,000 +42.85% 2
North West - 4 £44,000 - 3
East of England +1 3 - - 2
South East +37 2 £50,000 +5.26%
West Midlands -36 1 £42,500 -19.04%
RSpec
UK

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 201 (82.72%) Ruby
2 171 (70.37%) Ruby on Rails
3 149 (61.32%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (55.97%) JavaScript
5 118 (48.56%) HTML
6 116 (47.74%) CSS
7 114 (46.91%) Git (software)
8 112 (46.09%) Cucumber
9 88 (36.21%) Linux
10 80 (32.92%) jQuery
11 78 (32.10%) HTML5
12 77 (31.69%) TDD
13 72 (29.63%) CSS3
14 62 (25.51%) MySQL
15 60 (24.69%) BDD
16 58 (23.87%) Selenium
17 55 (22.63%) AngularJS
17 55 (22.63%) Opscode Chef
18 54 (22.22%) Jenkins
18 54 (22.22%) MongoDB
18 54 (22.22%) Redis
18 54 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
19 50 (20.58%) Continuous Integration
19 50 (20.58%) User Experience
20 46 (18.93%) nginx
20 46 (18.93%) Backbone.js
21 45 (18.52%) Scrum
22 44 (18.11%) NoSQL
22 44 (18.11%) Spine.js
23 42 (17.28%) Amazon AWS

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 46 (18.93%) nginx
2 14 (5.76%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (5.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (3.29%) OpenStack
5 6 (2.47%) Confluence
6 4 (1.65%) Apache
6 4 (1.65%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.65%) JBoss
6 4 (1.65%) WildFly
7 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (16.46%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (5.76%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.58%) SaaS
3 11 (4.53%) GitHub
4 9 (3.70%) Heroku
5 8 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.47%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.47%) Route 53
7 5 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.82%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.70%) HTTP
2 6 (2.47%) Internet
3 2 (0.82%) SMTP
3 2 (0.82%) SSH
3 2 (0.82%) SSL
3 2 (0.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (25.51%) MySQL
2 54 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 54 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 54 (22.22%) Redis
3 44 (18.11%) NoSQL
4 15 (6.17%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.82%) Big Data
7 2 (0.82%) DB2
7 2 (0.82%) QlikView
7 2 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 114 (46.91%) Git (software)
2 112 (46.09%) Cucumber
3 58 (23.87%) Selenium
4 54 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 34 (13.99%) Capybara
6 22 (9.05%) WATIR
7 19 (7.82%) Jasmine
7 19 (7.82%) JIRA
8 16 (6.58%) Hudson
8 16 (6.58%) JMeter
8 16 (6.58%) Vagrant
9 15 (6.17%) JUnit
10 13 (5.35%) LoadRunner
11 10 (4.12%) WebDriver
12 9 (3.70%) Appium
12 9 (3.70%) Mockito
13 8 (3.29%) JBehave
14 6 (2.47%) Mocha
14 6 (2.47%) PhantomJS
14 6 (2.47%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (11.52%) Marketing
2 25 (10.29%) Law
3 20 (8.23%) Games
4 17 (7.00%) Billing
5 11 (4.53%) Retail
6 7 (2.88%) Advertising
7 6 (2.47%) Finance
8 4 (1.65%) iGaming
9 3 (1.23%) Banking
9 3 (1.23%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.41%) Back Office
11 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 146 (60.08%) Developer
2 79 (32.51%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 62 (25.51%) Ruby Developer
4 42 (17.28%) Senior Developer
5 33 (13.58%) Lead Developer
6 30 (12.35%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 23 (9.47%) Technical Director
8 15 (6.17%) Automation Tester
8 15 (6.17%) Tester
9 13 (5.35%) JavaScript Developer
9 13 (5.35%) Senior Ruby Developer
10 12 (4.94%) Java Developer
11 9 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
11 9 (3.70%) Games Developer
11 9 (3.70%) QA Automation Tester
11 9 (3.70%) QA Engineer
11 9 (3.70%) QA Tester
11 9 (3.70%) Senior Games Developer
12 8 (3.29%) Developer in Test
12 8 (3.29%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (70.37%) Ruby on Rails
2 118 (48.56%) HTML
3 116 (47.74%) CSS
4 80 (32.92%) jQuery
5 78 (32.10%) HTML5
6 72 (29.63%) CSS3
7 55 (22.63%) AngularJS
8 46 (18.93%) Backbone.js
9 44 (18.11%) Spine.js
10 40 (16.46%) Flash
11 32 (13.17%) JSON
12 30 (12.35%) React
13 27 (11.11%) REST
14 22 (9.05%) Web Services
15 18 (7.41%) RESTful
15 18 (7.41%) Sinatra
16 15 (6.17%) XML
17 13 (5.35%) Node.js
17 13 (5.35%) Sass
17 13 (5.35%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 50 (20.58%) User Experience
2 40 (16.46%) Artificial Intelligence
3 33 (13.58%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.76%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.29%) Data Extraction
6 7 (2.88%) Life Science
6 7 (2.88%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.06%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.65%) Blog
8 4 (1.65%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.65%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.82%) Animation
10 2 (0.82%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.82%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.82%) Social Media
10 2 (0.82%) Social Network
11 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 88 (36.21%) Linux
2 19 (7.82%) Apple iOS
3 15 (6.17%) Windows
4 14 (5.76%) Android
5 10 (4.12%) Unix
6 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (61.32%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (31.69%) TDD
3 60 (24.69%) BDD
4 50 (20.58%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (18.52%) Scrum
6 37 (15.23%) OO
7 31 (12.76%) DevOps
8 25 (10.29%) Test Automation
9 24 (9.88%) Open Source
10 22 (9.05%) Mentoring
11 21 (8.64%) Front End Development
12 20 (8.23%) OOP
12 20 (8.23%) Software Engineering
13 19 (7.82%) QA Automation
14 17 (7.00%) Pair Programming
14 17 (7.00%) Web Development
15 16 (6.58%) Microservices
15 16 (6.58%) SOA
16 15 (6.17%) Continuous Delivery
16 15 (6.17%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 201 (82.72%) Ruby
2 136 (55.97%) JavaScript
3 39 (16.05%) Java
4 29 (11.93%) SQL
5 24 (9.88%) Python
6 15 (6.17%) Groovy
7 13 (5.35%) Go
8 9 (3.70%) PHP
9 7 (2.88%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.88%) Scala
10 6 (2.47%) Elixir
11 5 (2.06%) Perl
12 4 (1.65%) C#
13 3 (1.23%) Clojure
14 2 (0.82%) R
14 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.82%) VB
15 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (8.23%) Degree
2 9 (3.70%) ISTQB
2 9 (3.70%) OCP
2 9 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.82%) ISEB
4 2 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (15.64%) QA
2 9 (3.70%) SDET
3 1 (0.41%) WAI
System Software
1 26 (10.70%) Docker
2 7 (2.88%) LXC
Systems Management
1 55 (22.63%) Opscode Chef
2 35 (14.40%) Puppet
3 21 (8.64%) Ansible
4 8 (3.29%) Capistrano
5 7 (2.88%) CFEngine
5 7 (2.88%) Salt
6 2 (0.82%) Kibana
6 2 (0.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (6.17%) Oracle
2 11 (4.53%) Rackspace
3 2 (0.82%) HP
3 2 (0.82%) IBM
3 2 (0.82%) SAP
3 2 (0.82%) Tableau
4 1 (0.41%) New Relic
4 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.41%) TOWER Software
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