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

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 727 798 855
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +57
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 166 143 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.14% 0.098%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.99% 0.80% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 141 132 80
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +10.00%
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 17782 17864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.27% 17.25% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14756 15064 15149
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 £33,375 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £69,500
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +96 127 £62,500 +8.69% 26
West Midlands +5 11 £44,000 -32.30% 2
Yorkshire +27 10 £50,000 +42.85% 1
North West +27 7 £45,000 +65.13% 3
South East -17 6 £50,000 -9.09% 2
South West +19 4 £45,000 +5.88%
RSpec
UK

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 291 (80.61%) Ruby
2 264 (73.13%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (56.23%) Cucumber
4 199 (55.12%) JavaScript
5 196 (54.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 195 (54.02%) TDD
7 185 (51.25%) Git (software)
8 180 (49.86%) HTML
9 167 (46.26%) CSS
10 161 (44.60%) Java
11 153 (42.38%) Jenkins
12 138 (38.23%) MySQL
13 129 (35.73%) BDD
14 123 (34.07%) Scrum
15 122 (33.80%) Selenium
16 117 (32.41%) Continuous Integration
17 113 (31.30%) Linux
18 110 (30.47%) AngularJS
19 108 (29.92%) Test Automation
20 107 (29.64%) Puppet
21 99 (27.42%) Python
22 98 (27.15%) PostgreSQL
22 98 (27.15%) HTML5
23 90 (24.93%) Degree
24 82 (22.71%) SQL
25 78 (21.61%) SOA
26 77 (21.33%) jQuery
27 76 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
28 75 (20.78%) Software Engineering
29 70 (19.39%) Unix

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 42 (11.63%) GlassFish
1 42 (11.63%) JBoss
2 33 (9.14%) WildFly
3 26 (7.20%) nginx
4 22 (6.09%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (5.26%) Apache
6 9 (2.49%) Drupal
7 8 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (2.22%) Lightstreamer
7 8 (2.22%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.22%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.55%) Confluence
9 1 (0.28%) CMS
9 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (4.16%) Photoshop
2 12 (3.32%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 76 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (13.57%) GitHub
3 25 (6.93%) Heroku
4 16 (4.43%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (4.16%) Amazon S3
5 15 (4.16%) Route 53
6 13 (3.60%) SaaS
7 9 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.94%) PaaS
9 4 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.11%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.26%) Internet
2 16 (4.43%) HTTP
3 9 (2.49%) VPN
4 6 (1.66%) SSH
5 3 (0.83%) Firewall
5 3 (0.83%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.83%) LDAP
6 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (38.23%) MySQL
2 98 (27.15%) PostgreSQL
3 51 (14.13%) Redis
4 39 (10.80%) Relational Database
5 32 (8.86%) Hadoop
6 21 (5.82%) MongoDB
7 18 (4.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (4.99%) NoSQL
8 12 (3.32%) Big Data
9 9 (2.49%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.83%) HBase
Development Applications
1 203 (56.23%) Cucumber
2 185 (51.25%) Git (software)
3 153 (42.38%) Jenkins
4 122 (33.80%) Selenium
5 55 (15.24%) Hudson
6 53 (14.68%) WATIR
7 51 (14.13%) JUnit
8 45 (12.47%) JBehave
9 35 (9.70%) Capybara
10 27 (7.48%) Jasmine
11 25 (6.93%) Subversion
12 21 (5.82%) LoadRunner
12 21 (5.82%) WebDriver
13 20 (5.54%) Vagrant
14 16 (4.43%) JIRA
15 14 (3.88%) Grunt
16 12 (3.32%) HP UFT
16 12 (3.32%) JMeter
16 12 (3.32%) Maven
16 12 (3.32%) Ranorex
General
1 47 (13.02%) Billing
2 42 (11.63%) Advertising
3 35 (9.70%) Finance
4 29 (8.03%) Marketing
5 26 (7.20%) Games
6 23 (6.37%) Law
7 22 (6.09%) Retail
8 17 (4.71%) Telecoms
9 12 (3.32%) Banking
10 5 (1.39%) Online Betting
11 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.28%) Back Office
12 1 (0.28%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 253 (70.08%) Developer
2 108 (29.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 91 (25.21%) Senior Developer
4 81 (22.44%) Ruby Developer
5 53 (14.68%) Java Developer
6 44 (12.19%) Lead Developer
7 36 (9.97%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 36 (9.97%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 28 (7.76%) Lead Java Developer
9 25 (6.93%) Tester
10 23 (6.37%) Automation Tester
11 21 (5.82%) Developer in Test
11 21 (5.82%) Java Engineer
11 21 (5.82%) QA Engineer
11 21 (5.82%) Senior Java Developer
12 19 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
13 18 (4.99%) Agile Developer
13 18 (4.99%) Agile Java Developer
13 18 (4.99%) Ruby Engineer
14 16 (4.43%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (54.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 180 (49.86%) HTML
3 167 (46.26%) CSS
4 110 (30.47%) AngularJS
5 98 (27.15%) HTML5
6 77 (21.33%) jQuery
7 66 (18.28%) CSS3
8 56 (15.51%) RESTEasy
9 50 (13.85%) JMS
10 49 (13.57%) RESTful
11 48 (13.30%) Hibernate
11 48 (13.30%) Spring
12 44 (12.19%) REST
13 42 (11.63%) Java EE
13 42 (11.63%) JAX-RS
13 42 (11.63%) JPA
14 38 (10.53%) Ember.js
15 35 (9.70%) React
16 34 (9.42%) JSON
17 32 (8.86%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.30%) Computer Science
2 42 (11.63%) Mathematics
2 42 (11.63%) User Experience
3 33 (9.14%) Mobile App
4 28 (7.76%) Smart Meter
5 15 (4.16%) Artificial Intelligence
6 9 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.49%) Fintech
6 9 (2.49%) Internet of Things
7 5 (1.39%) Blog
7 5 (1.39%) Online Games
8 4 (1.11%) BBC
8 4 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.83%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.55%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.55%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.55%) Social Network
10 2 (0.55%) Wiki
11 1 (0.28%) Life Science
11 1 (0.28%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 113 (31.30%) Linux
2 70 (19.39%) Unix
3 21 (5.82%) Android
3 21 (5.82%) Apple iOS
4 12 (3.32%) Windows
5 7 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (73.13%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (54.02%) TDD
3 129 (35.73%) BDD
4 123 (34.07%) Scrum
5 117 (32.41%) Continuous Integration
6 108 (29.92%) Test Automation
7 78 (21.61%) SOA
8 75 (20.78%) Software Engineering
9 63 (17.45%) OO
10 62 (17.17%) DevOps
11 60 (16.62%) Kanban
12 49 (13.57%) Unit Testing
13 48 (13.30%) Mentoring
14 42 (11.63%) Dependency Injection
15 41 (11.36%) Data Modelling
16 40 (11.08%) OOP
17 36 (9.97%) Functional Testing
18 35 (9.70%) Automated Testing
18 35 (9.70%) Front End Development
19 34 (9.42%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 291 (80.61%) Ruby
2 199 (55.12%) JavaScript
3 161 (44.60%) Java
4 99 (27.42%) Python
5 82 (22.71%) SQL
6 62 (17.17%) PHP
7 41 (11.36%) C++
8 22 (6.09%) Scala
9 18 (4.99%) Groovy
10 17 (4.71%) C#
11 15 (4.16%) Bash Shell
12 14 (3.88%) Go
13 11 (3.05%) Perl
14 9 (2.49%) CoffeeScript
14 9 (2.49%) Shell Script
14 9 (2.49%) VB
15 3 (0.83%) Haskell
16 2 (0.55%) Erlang
17 1 (0.28%) C
17 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 90 (24.93%) Degree
2 13 (3.60%) ISEB
3 12 (3.32%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.49%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.49%) OCP
4 9 (2.49%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (2.49%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (11.63%) QA
2 4 (1.11%) SDET
3 2 (0.55%) WAI
System Software
1 48 (13.30%) Docker
2 8 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (2.22%) Squid
2 8 (2.22%) Varnish
3 3 (0.83%) iptables
3 3 (0.83%) KVM
3 3 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.83%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.83%) Xen
4 1 (0.28%) LXC
Systems Management
1 107 (29.64%) Puppet
2 29 (8.03%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (5.82%) Ansible
4 9 (2.49%) Salt
5 8 (2.22%) Nagios
6 4 (1.11%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.83%) Mesos
8 1 (0.28%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.28%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 33 (9.14%) Oracle
2 12 (3.32%) IBM
3 8 (2.22%) Adobe
3 8 (2.22%) Akamai
3 8 (2.22%) AppDynamics
3 8 (2.22%) F5
3 8 (2.22%) Fiorano
3 8 (2.22%) Red Hat
3 8 (2.22%) Terracotta
4 7 (1.94%) Rackspace
5 4 (1.11%) Google
5 4 (1.11%) HP
6 3 (0.83%) VMware
7 2 (0.55%) New Relic
8 1 (0.28%) Facebook
8 1 (0.28%) T-Plan
8 1 (0.28%) Twitter
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Burns Sheehan
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Westbourne Partners
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