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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 729 800 881
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +81
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 173 142 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.14% 0.079%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.05% 0.81% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 149 136 80
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +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
16512 17491 18262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.18% 16.92% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14521 14831 15523
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +70 128 £65,000 +13.04% 12
West Midlands -8 12 £57,500 +21.05%
Yorkshire +35 10 £50,000 +42.85% 1
North West - 10 £45,000 - 1
South East +9 7 £62,500 +13.63% 1
South West +16 6 £45,000 +5.88% 1
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UK

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 276 (80.47%) Ruby
2 256 (74.64%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (62.39%) Cucumber
4 202 (58.89%) TDD
5 180 (52.48%) Java
6 175 (51.02%) JavaScript
7 167 (48.69%) Ruby on Rails
8 164 (47.81%) Git (software)
9 163 (47.52%) Jenkins
10 157 (45.77%) HTML
11 144 (41.98%) CSS
12 140 (40.82%) MySQL
13 132 (38.48%) Scrum
14 130 (37.90%) Selenium
15 127 (37.03%) Continuous Integration
16 119 (34.69%) BDD
17 110 (32.07%) Puppet
18 107 (31.20%) PostgreSQL
19 105 (30.61%) Test Automation
20 104 (30.32%) AngularJS
21 103 (30.03%) Degree
22 100 (29.15%) Python
23 97 (28.28%) Linux
24 95 (27.70%) SQL
25 92 (26.82%) SOA
26 88 (25.66%) Software Engineering
27 78 (22.74%) HTML5
28 72 (20.99%) RESTEasy
29 70 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
30 69 (20.12%) 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 58 (16.91%) GlassFish
1 58 (16.91%) JBoss
2 40 (11.66%) WildFly
3 19 (5.54%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (5.25%) Apache
5 14 (4.08%) nginx
6 9 (2.62%) Drupal
7 8 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (2.33%) Lightstreamer
7 8 (2.33%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.33%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.29%) CMS
8 1 (0.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 70 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (14.29%) GitHub
3 26 (7.58%) Heroku
4 14 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (3.79%) Amazon S3
5 13 (3.79%) Route 53
6 9 (2.62%) SaaS
7 8 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (2.04%) PaaS
9 4 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.87%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (0.29%) Engine Yard
11 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.25%) Internet
2 16 (4.66%) HTTP
3 9 (2.62%) VPN
4 6 (1.75%) SSH
5 3 (0.87%) Firewall
5 3 (0.87%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.87%) LDAP
6 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (40.82%) MySQL
2 107 (31.20%) PostgreSQL
3 37 (10.79%) Redis
4 36 (10.50%) Relational Database
5 32 (9.33%) Hadoop
6 17 (4.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (3.21%) Big Data
8 9 (2.62%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.04%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.75%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.87%) HBase
Development Applications
1 214 (62.39%) Cucumber
2 164 (47.81%) Git (software)
3 163 (47.52%) Jenkins
4 130 (37.90%) Selenium
5 69 (20.12%) Hudson
6 61 (17.78%) WATIR
7 58 (16.91%) JUnit
8 52 (15.16%) JBehave
9 30 (8.75%) Capybara
10 26 (7.58%) Jasmine
11 25 (7.29%) Subversion
11 25 (7.29%) WebDriver
12 17 (4.96%) LoadRunner
12 17 (4.96%) Vagrant
13 15 (4.37%) HP UFT
14 14 (4.08%) Grunt
15 13 (3.79%) Maven
16 12 (3.50%) JIRA
16 12 (3.50%) Ranorex
17 11 (3.21%) Ant
General
1 58 (16.91%) Billing
2 42 (12.24%) Advertising
3 37 (10.79%) Finance
4 21 (6.12%) Games
4 21 (6.12%) Marketing
5 20 (5.83%) Retail
6 18 (5.25%) Telecoms
7 16 (4.66%) Law
8 12 (3.50%) Banking
9 5 (1.46%) Online Betting
10 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 247 (72.01%) Developer
2 90 (26.24%) Senior Developer
3 88 (25.66%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 74 (21.57%) Ruby Developer
5 68 (19.83%) Java Developer
6 44 (12.83%) Lead Developer
7 36 (10.50%) Lead Java Developer
8 35 (10.20%) Agile Developer
8 35 (10.20%) Agile Java Developer
9 33 (9.62%) Senior Ruby Developer
10 29 (8.45%) Senior Java Developer
11 26 (7.58%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
11 26 (7.58%) Tester
12 24 (7.00%) Automation Tester
12 24 (7.00%) Java Engineer
13 22 (6.41%) Developer in Test
14 19 (5.54%) QA Engineer
14 19 (5.54%) Senior Java Engineer
15 18 (5.25%) Ruby Engineer
16 17 (4.96%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (48.69%) Ruby on Rails
2 157 (45.77%) HTML
3 144 (41.98%) CSS
4 104 (30.32%) AngularJS
5 78 (22.74%) HTML5
6 72 (20.99%) RESTEasy
7 66 (19.24%) JMS
8 63 (18.37%) Hibernate
8 63 (18.37%) Spring
9 62 (18.08%) RESTful
10 58 (16.91%) Java EE
10 58 (16.91%) JAX-RS
10 58 (16.91%) JPA
11 56 (16.33%) jQuery
12 46 (13.41%) CSS3
13 38 (11.08%) REST
14 37 (10.79%) Ember.js
15 33 (9.62%) React
16 31 (9.04%) JSON
17 30 (8.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 57 (16.62%) Mathematics
2 46 (13.41%) Computer Science
3 35 (10.20%) Smart Meter
4 31 (9.04%) User Experience
5 26 (7.58%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.50%) Fintech
7 9 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.33%) Internet of Things
9 6 (1.75%) Blog
10 5 (1.46%) Online Games
11 4 (1.17%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (1.17%) BBC
11 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.87%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.58%) Wiki
14 1 (0.29%) Blackberry
14 1 (0.29%) New Media
14 1 (0.29%) Social Network
14 1 (0.29%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 97 (28.28%) Linux
2 69 (20.12%) Unix
3 17 (4.96%) Android
4 14 (4.08%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.33%) Windows
6 7 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (74.64%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (58.89%) TDD
3 132 (38.48%) Scrum
4 127 (37.03%) Continuous Integration
5 119 (34.69%) BDD
6 105 (30.61%) Test Automation
7 92 (26.82%) SOA
8 88 (25.66%) Software Engineering
9 63 (18.37%) Unit Testing
10 59 (17.20%) Kanban
11 58 (16.91%) Dependency Injection
12 57 (16.62%) DevOps
12 57 (16.62%) OO
13 48 (13.99%) Mentoring
14 41 (11.95%) Data Modelling
15 39 (11.37%) OOP
16 38 (11.08%) Coaching
17 37 (10.79%) Open Source
18 36 (10.50%) Automated Testing
19 35 (10.20%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 276 (80.47%) Ruby
2 180 (52.48%) Java
3 175 (51.02%) JavaScript
4 100 (29.15%) Python
5 95 (27.70%) SQL
6 68 (19.83%) PHP
7 41 (11.95%) C++
8 23 (6.71%) C#
8 23 (6.71%) Groovy
9 19 (5.54%) Scala
10 13 (3.79%) Bash Shell
11 11 (3.21%) Go
12 10 (2.92%) CoffeeScript
12 10 (2.92%) Perl
13 8 (2.33%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.33%) VB
14 3 (0.87%) Haskell
15 2 (0.58%) Erlang
16 1 (0.29%) C
16 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 103 (30.03%) Degree
2 12 (3.50%) ISEB
3 11 (3.21%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.33%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.75%) OCP
6 6 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (12.54%) QA
2 8 (2.33%) SDET
3 1 (0.29%) WAI
System Software
1 52 (15.16%) Docker
2 8 (2.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (2.33%) Squid
2 8 (2.33%) Varnish
3 3 (0.87%) iptables
3 3 (0.87%) KVM
3 3 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.87%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.87%) Xen
Systems Management
1 110 (32.07%) Puppet
2 17 (4.96%) Ansible
2 17 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.33%) Nagios
3 8 (2.33%) Salt
4 4 (1.17%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.87%) Mesos
6 1 (0.29%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 29 (8.45%) Oracle
2 12 (3.50%) IBM
3 8 (2.33%) Adobe
3 8 (2.33%) Akamai
3 8 (2.33%) AppDynamics
3 8 (2.33%) F5
3 8 (2.33%) Fiorano
3 8 (2.33%) Red Hat
3 8 (2.33%) Terracotta
4 5 (1.46%) Rackspace
5 4 (1.17%) Google
5 4 (1.17%) HP
6 3 (0.87%) New Relic
6 3 (0.87%) VMware
7 1 (0.29%) Facebook
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.29%) T-Plan
7 1 (0.29%) Twitter
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