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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 697 811 764
Rank change year-on-year
+114 -47
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 163 97 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.088% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.97% 0.54% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 150 84 83
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.49%
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
16768 18080 15026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.65% 16.37% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14144 15299 12969
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +59 98 £60,000 +9.09% 12
South East +60 49 £65,000 +13.04% 2
East of England +15 9 £50,000 -4.30% 1
North East -5 1 £30,000 +4.76% 2
West Midlands -8 1 £47,500 -5.00%
South West - 1 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
RSpec
UK

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 252 (92.31%) Ruby
2 196 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (58.97%) Cucumber
4 143 (52.38%) TDD
5 134 (49.08%) JavaScript
6 127 (46.52%) BDD
7 126 (46.15%) Selenium
8 119 (43.59%) Git (software)
9 118 (43.22%) Scrum
10 117 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
11 99 (36.26%) Linux
12 96 (35.16%) Continuous Integration
13 78 (28.57%) Jenkins
14 67 (24.54%) Java
15 66 (24.18%) UNIX
15 66 (24.18%) Puppet
15 66 (24.18%) Backbone.js
16 65 (23.81%) Test Automation
16 65 (23.81%) CSS
17 60 (21.98%) Web Services
17 60 (21.98%) QA
18 57 (20.88%) HTML
18 57 (20.88%) Subversion
19 56 (20.51%) SQL
20 52 (19.05%) MongoDB
21 50 (18.32%) OO
22 45 (16.48%) E-Commerce
23 44 (16.12%) NoSQL
23 44 (16.12%) Redis
23 44 (16.12%) AngularJS

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 35 (12.82%) Node.js
2 33 (12.09%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (12.09%) nginx
3 10 (3.66%) Confluence
4 5 (1.83%) Drupal
4 5 (1.83%) Apache
5 3 (1.10%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.73%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.73%) CMS
6 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.73%) IIS
6 2 (0.73%) JBoss
6 2 (0.73%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.73%) Lightstreamer
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (4.40%) SaaS
1 12 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (3.66%) PaaS
3 8 (2.93%) Heroku
3 8 (2.93%) IaaS
4 4 (1.47%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.42%) Internet
2 9 (3.30%) FTP
3 3 (1.10%) HTTP
3 3 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.10%) DNS
3 3 (1.10%) DSL
3 3 (1.10%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (19.05%) MongoDB
2 44 (16.12%) NoSQL
2 44 (16.12%) Redis
3 35 (12.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 28 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (9.89%) MySQL
6 15 (5.49%) Relational Database
7 11 (4.03%) SQL Server
8 6 (2.20%) Big Data
9 5 (1.83%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.83%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.37%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.37%) HBase
Development Applications
1 161 (58.97%) Cucumber
2 126 (46.15%) Selenium
3 119 (43.59%) Git (software)
4 78 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 57 (20.88%) Subversion
6 33 (12.09%) WebDriver
7 26 (9.52%) WATIR
8 23 (8.42%) RubyGems
9 18 (6.59%) Firebug
9 18 (6.59%) Fiddler
9 18 (6.59%) Capybara
10 15 (5.49%) Maven
11 13 (4.76%) Jasmine
12 12 (4.40%) JIRA
12 12 (4.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (4.40%) Gradle
13 11 (4.03%) FitNesse
14 10 (3.66%) JUnit
14 10 (3.66%) Calabash
15 9 (3.30%) Spock
General
1 30 (10.99%) Finance
2 14 (5.13%) Marketing
3 9 (3.30%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.30%) Games
4 7 (2.56%) Retail
5 6 (2.20%) Online Betting
6 5 (1.83%) Law
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 154 (56.41%) Developer
2 74 (27.11%) Ruby Developer
3 47 (17.22%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 40 (14.65%) QA Engineer
5 34 (12.45%) Automation Engineer
6 22 (8.06%) Lead Developer
7 16 (5.86%) Senior Developer
7 16 (5.86%) Test Engineer
8 14 (5.13%) Software Engineer
9 12 (4.40%) AWS Developer
9 12 (4.40%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 12 (4.40%) QA Automation Engineer
10 11 (4.03%) Analyst
10 11 (4.03%) Java Developer
11 10 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (3.30%) Tester
13 7 (2.56%) Lead Designer
13 7 (2.56%) Designer
14 6 (2.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 6 (2.20%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
2 66 (24.18%) Backbone.js
3 65 (23.81%) CSS
4 60 (21.98%) Web Services
5 57 (20.88%) HTML
6 44 (16.12%) AngularJS
7 39 (14.29%) JSON
8 36 (13.19%) Gherkin
9 35 (12.82%) XML
10 33 (12.09%) Ember.js
11 29 (10.62%) KnockoutJS
12 27 (9.89%) React
13 25 (9.16%) Underscore.js
14 23 (8.42%) REST
15 22 (8.06%) jQuery
16 21 (7.69%) RESTful
16 21 (7.69%) Ajax
17 20 (7.33%) HTML5
18 14 (5.13%) JMS
19 13 (4.76%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (1.83%) Online Gambling
4 4 (1.47%) Streaming Video
4 4 (1.47%) Social Media
4 4 (1.47%) Kindle
5 3 (1.10%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.73%) iPad
6 2 (0.73%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.73%) User Experience
7 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.37%) DTV
7 1 (0.37%) Online Games
7 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 99 (36.26%) Linux
2 66 (24.18%) UNIX
3 7 (2.56%) Android
3 7 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.47%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.10%) Windows
7 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (52.38%) TDD
3 127 (46.52%) BDD
4 118 (43.22%) Scrum
5 96 (35.16%) Continuous Integration
6 65 (23.81%) Test Automation
7 50 (18.32%) OO
8 45 (16.48%) E-Commerce
9 42 (15.38%) DevOps
10 38 (13.92%) Automation Testing
11 30 (10.99%) Software Engineering
12 24 (8.79%) Automated Testing
13 23 (8.42%) Continuous Delivery
14 22 (8.06%) Pair Programming
14 22 (8.06%) UML
15 18 (6.59%) OOP
15 18 (6.59%) B2C
15 18 (6.59%) Compatibility Testing
16 13 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
16 13 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 252 (92.31%) Ruby
2 134 (49.08%) JavaScript
3 67 (24.54%) Java
4 56 (20.51%) SQL
5 22 (8.06%) C#
6 21 (7.69%) Scala
7 19 (6.96%) Python
8 12 (4.40%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.56%) Objective-C
9 7 (2.56%) Perl
10 6 (2.20%) PHP
11 5 (1.83%) Go
11 5 (1.83%) RubyMotion
11 5 (1.83%) Groovy
12 4 (1.47%) Haskell
13 3 (1.10%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.73%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.37%) CoffeeScript
15 1 (0.37%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 4 (1.47%) ISTQB
1 4 (1.47%) Degree
1 4 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (21.98%) QA
2 4 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.83%) Varnish
2 2 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.73%) Squid
Systems Management
1 66 (24.18%) Puppet
2 38 (13.92%) Ansible
3 21 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.56%) Capistrano
5 5 (1.83%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.73%) Nagios
6 2 (0.73%) logstash
6 2 (0.73%) Salt
6 2 (0.73%) Check_MK
6 2 (0.73%) Graphite
6 2 (0.73%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 24 (8.79%) Oracle
2 10 (3.66%) Atlassian
3 8 (2.93%) Rackspace
4 5 (1.83%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.47%) Zend
5 4 (1.47%) Terracotta
6 3 (1.10%) Fiorano
6 3 (1.10%) SAP
6 3 (1.10%) IBM
7 2 (0.73%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.73%) Adobe
7 2 (0.73%) Google
7 2 (0.73%) hybris
7 2 (0.73%) Akamai
7 2 (0.73%) F5
7 2 (0.73%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.37%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.37%) Twitter
8 1 (0.37%) Apple
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