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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 727 765 682
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -83
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 110 88 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.091% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.70% 0.57% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 92 73 167
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £31,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
15758 15474 16140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.22% 15.92% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13451 12849 14199
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +13 80 £50,000 +5.26% 17
South East -2 19 £35,250 -55.93%
East of England -2 5 £45,000 - 1
South West -19 5 £60,000 +25.00%
North West -5 1 £27,500 -21.42% 3
RSpec
UK

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 189 (85.91%) Ruby
2 187 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (65.45%) BDD
4 139 (63.18%) Cucumber
5 135 (61.36%) JavaScript
6 125 (56.82%) Ruby on Rails
7 120 (54.55%) TDD
8 114 (51.82%) Scrum
9 105 (47.73%) Git (software)
10 80 (36.36%) HTML
10 80 (36.36%) Linux
11 79 (35.91%) Continuous Integration
12 71 (32.27%) AngularJS
13 70 (31.82%) CSS
14 69 (31.36%) OO
15 68 (30.91%) Web Services
16 62 (28.18%) NoSQL
17 60 (27.27%) Backbone.js
17 60 (27.27%) SQL
18 57 (25.91%) QA
19 56 (25.45%) Redis
19 56 (25.45%) Jenkins
20 53 (24.09%) Elasticsearch
20 53 (24.09%) MongoDB
21 50 (22.73%) Ansible
22 48 (21.82%) Ember.js
22 48 (21.82%) Puppet
22 48 (21.82%) HTML5
23 47 (21.36%) DevOps
24 46 (20.91%) Java

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 53 (24.09%) Elasticsearch
2 43 (19.55%) nginx
3 12 (5.45%) Node.js
4 7 (3.18%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.91%) Confluence
5 2 (0.91%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.91%) JBoss
5 2 (0.91%) Apache
5 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.45%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.27%) Amazon S3
3 10 (4.55%) Heroku
3 10 (4.55%) GitHub
4 8 (3.64%) SaaS
5 5 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.82%) Internet
2 6 (2.73%) DSL
3 5 (2.27%) HTTP
3 5 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.27%) DNS
4 2 (0.91%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (28.18%) NoSQL
2 56 (25.45%) Redis
3 53 (24.09%) MongoDB
4 41 (18.64%) MySQL
4 41 (18.64%) PostgreSQL
5 40 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (4.09%) Big Data
6 9 (4.09%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.27%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.36%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.45%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 139 (63.18%) Cucumber
2 105 (47.73%) Git (software)
3 56 (25.45%) Jenkins
4 40 (18.18%) Selenium
5 23 (10.45%) Capybara
6 22 (10.00%) WATIR
7 19 (8.64%) WebDriver
8 18 (8.18%) TeamCity
8 18 (8.18%) Jasmine
9 17 (7.73%) Calabash
10 14 (6.36%) Hudson
10 14 (6.36%) JIRA
10 14 (6.36%) Subversion
11 11 (5.00%) Appium
12 10 (4.55%) eggPlant
13 9 (4.09%) JMeter
14 8 (3.64%) Mocha
15 7 (3.18%) Maven
15 7 (3.18%) FitNesse
15 7 (3.18%) Firebug
General
1 27 (12.27%) Finance
2 12 (5.45%) Law
3 10 (4.55%) Games
3 10 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.09%) Marketing
5 6 (2.73%) Retail
6 5 (2.27%) Online Betting
7 4 (1.82%) Music Industry
7 4 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 132 (60.00%) Developer
2 93 (42.27%) Ruby Developer
3 31 (14.09%) QA Engineer
4 21 (9.55%) Software Engineer
5 19 (8.64%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 18 (8.18%) Lead Developer
7 16 (7.27%) Analyst
8 11 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.09%) Test Analyst
9 9 (4.09%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.09%) Junior
10 7 (3.18%) Architect
11 6 (2.73%) Junior Analyst
11 6 (2.73%) QA Leader
11 6 (2.73%) QA Automation Engineer
11 6 (2.73%) Automation Engineer
12 5 (2.27%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
12 5 (2.27%) Agile Business Analyst
12 5 (2.27%) Junior Business Analyst
12 5 (2.27%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (56.82%) Ruby on Rails
2 80 (36.36%) HTML
3 71 (32.27%) AngularJS
4 70 (31.82%) CSS
5 68 (30.91%) Web Services
6 60 (27.27%) Backbone.js
7 48 (21.82%) Ember.js
7 48 (21.82%) HTML5
8 43 (19.55%) jQuery
9 41 (18.64%) KnockoutJS
10 38 (17.27%) Gherkin
10 38 (17.27%) RESTful
11 34 (15.45%) JSON
12 19 (8.64%) XML
13 18 (8.18%) Ajax
14 16 (7.27%) FFmpeg
14 16 (7.27%) Sass
15 10 (4.55%) CSS3
15 10 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.27%) Streaming Video
1 16 (7.27%) Online Gambling
1 16 (7.27%) Open Source
2 15 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.09%) Social Media
3 9 (4.09%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.18%) User Experience
5 5 (2.27%) iPad
6 4 (1.82%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.82%) Kindle
6 4 (1.82%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.82%) Blog
6 4 (1.82%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 80 (36.36%) Linux
2 29 (13.18%) UNIX
3 16 (7.27%) Android
3 16 (7.27%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.91%) CentOS
4 2 (0.91%) Windows
5 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (65.45%) BDD
3 120 (54.55%) TDD
4 114 (51.82%) Scrum
5 79 (35.91%) Continuous Integration
6 69 (31.36%) OO
7 47 (21.36%) DevOps
8 37 (16.82%) Test Automation
9 34 (15.45%) E-Commerce
10 28 (12.73%) Software Engineering
10 28 (12.73%) Kanban
11 27 (12.27%) Automated Testing
12 22 (10.00%) Pair Programming
13 20 (9.09%) Regression Testing
14 19 (8.64%) MVC
15 17 (7.73%) Automation Testing
16 16 (7.27%) Android Development
16 16 (7.27%) iOS Development
17 13 (5.91%) Continuous Improvement
17 13 (5.91%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 189 (85.91%) Ruby
2 135 (61.36%) JavaScript
3 60 (27.27%) SQL
4 46 (20.91%) Java
5 23 (10.45%) CoffeeScript
6 22 (10.00%) Python
7 21 (9.55%) C#
8 17 (7.73%) Scala
9 12 (5.45%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.18%) Groovy
10 7 (3.18%) PHP
11 6 (2.73%) C++
12 3 (1.36%) RubyMotion
13 2 (0.91%) Golang
13 2 (0.91%) Perl
14 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (0.91%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (25.91%) QA
2 4 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.73%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 50 (22.73%) Ansible
2 48 (21.82%) Puppet
3 21 (9.55%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (6.36%) Capistrano
5 7 (3.18%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (3.18%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.45%) logstash
6 1 (0.45%) Graphite
Vendors
1 17 (7.73%) Oracle
2 11 (5.00%) HP
3 7 (3.18%) Green Hat
4 6 (2.73%) Twitter
5 5 (2.27%) SAP
5 5 (2.27%) hybris
5 5 (2.27%) Google
6 4 (1.82%) Sony
6 4 (1.82%) Toshiba
7 3 (1.36%) Zend
8 2 (0.91%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.91%) Facebook
8 2 (0.91%) Perforce
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.45%) Terracotta
9 1 (0.45%) BT
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