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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 749 819 828
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +9
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 160 110 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.11% 0.091%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.93% 0.68% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 119 94 74
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
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
17132 16199 15820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.14% 16.32% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14881 13841 13068
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,952 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(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 +6 75 £52,500 +5.00% 9
West Midlands +39 54 £52,500 -12.50% 4
South East +15 19 £46,000 +29.57%
Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 -
North West +29 3 £52,500 +90.90%
South West -15 2 £45,000 -21.73% 1
East of England -5 1 £40,000 -20.00%
RSpec
UK

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 234 (78.52%) Ruby
2 202 (67.79%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (65.77%) TDD
4 189 (63.42%) Cucumber
5 137 (45.97%) Continuous Integration
6 135 (45.30%) Java
7 128 (42.95%) MySQL
8 125 (41.95%) Jenkins
9 123 (41.28%) Selenium
10 121 (40.60%) PostgreSQL
11 116 (38.93%) Ruby on Rails
12 112 (37.58%) JavaScript
13 111 (37.25%) Scrum
14 98 (32.89%) Git (software)
15 92 (30.87%) Hudson
16 88 (29.53%) BDD
16 88 (29.53%) HTML
17 84 (28.19%) SQL
18 82 (27.52%) CSS
19 80 (26.85%) Software Engineering
20 77 (25.84%) Degree
21 71 (23.83%) Test Automation
22 68 (22.82%) QA
23 66 (22.15%) JAX-RS
24 65 (21.81%) RESTful
25 64 (21.48%) SOA
26 63 (21.14%) WATIR
26 63 (21.14%) AngularJS
27 60 (20.13%) JPA
27 60 (20.13%) GlassFish

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 60 (20.13%) GlassFish
1 60 (20.13%) JBoss
2 26 (8.72%) WildFly
3 9 (3.02%) Node.js
4 6 (2.01%) Jetty
5 2 (0.67%) CMS
5 2 (0.67%) Drupal
6 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (2.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (7.05%) Heroku
3 14 (4.70%) GitHub
4 5 (1.68%) SaaS
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.01%) AWS OpsWorks
6 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.34%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.68%) Internet
2 3 (1.01%) DNS
2 3 (1.01%) HTTP
3 2 (0.67%) DHCP
3 2 (0.67%) SSH
3 2 (0.67%) VPN
4 1 (0.34%) DSL
4 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (42.95%) MySQL
2 121 (40.60%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (5.03%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.35%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.34%) Big Data
5 4 (1.34%) CouchDB
5 4 (1.34%) Redis
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 189 (63.42%) Cucumber
2 125 (41.95%) Jenkins
3 123 (41.28%) Selenium
4 98 (32.89%) Git (software)
5 92 (30.87%) Hudson
6 63 (21.14%) WATIR
7 43 (14.43%) JUnit
8 34 (11.41%) JBehave
9 27 (9.06%) Ant
10 25 (8.39%) Capybara
11 19 (6.38%) HP UFT
12 17 (5.70%) Gradle
12 17 (5.70%) JIRA
12 17 (5.70%) Maven
12 17 (5.70%) SoapUI
12 17 (5.70%) WebDriver
13 16 (5.37%) AnthillPro
13 16 (5.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 16 (5.37%) TeamCity
14 15 (5.03%) Jasmine
General
1 59 (19.80%) Billing
2 35 (11.74%) Retail
3 33 (11.07%) Finance
4 26 (8.72%) Marketing
5 13 (4.36%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.36%) Banking
6 10 (3.36%) Games
7 2 (0.67%) Advertising
7 2 (0.67%) Publishing
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 193 (64.77%) Developer
2 72 (24.16%) Senior Developer
3 63 (21.14%) Java Developer
4 62 (20.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 61 (20.47%) Ruby Developer
6 56 (18.79%) Agile Developer
7 51 (17.11%) Agile Java Developer
8 36 (12.08%) QA Engineer
9 28 (9.40%) Analyst
9 28 (9.40%) Senior Java Developer
10 27 (9.06%) Lead Developer
10 27 (9.06%) Test Analyst
11 26 (8.72%) Lead Java Developer
11 26 (8.72%) Test Engineer
12 25 (8.39%) Senior Agile Developer
12 25 (8.39%) Senior Agile Java Developer
13 24 (8.05%) Java Engineer
14 23 (7.72%) Senior Java Engineer
15 22 (7.38%) Tester
16 21 (7.05%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (38.93%) Ruby on Rails
2 88 (29.53%) HTML
3 82 (27.52%) CSS
4 66 (22.15%) JAX-RS
5 65 (21.81%) RESTful
6 63 (21.14%) AngularJS
7 60 (20.13%) Hibernate
7 60 (20.13%) Java EE
7 60 (20.13%) JMS
7 60 (20.13%) JPA
7 60 (20.13%) RESTEasy
7 60 (20.13%) Spring
8 56 (18.79%) Sass
9 41 (13.76%) REST
10 35 (11.74%) jQuery
11 32 (10.74%) React
12 29 (9.73%) HTML5
13 24 (8.05%) Grails
14 22 (7.38%) Web Services
15 20 (6.71%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 59 (19.80%) Mathematics
2 25 (8.39%) Smart Meter
3 23 (7.72%) Computer Science
4 19 (6.38%) Mobile App
5 15 (5.03%) Fintech
6 12 (4.03%) Blog
7 9 (3.02%) iPhone
7 9 (3.02%) User Experience
8 6 (2.01%) Social Network
9 4 (1.34%) iDTV
9 4 (1.34%) Statistics
10 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.67%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (0.67%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.67%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.67%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.67%) New Media
11 2 (0.67%) Wiki
12 1 (0.34%) BBC
12 1 (0.34%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.71%) Linux
2 18 (6.04%) Unix
3 14 (4.70%) Android
4 3 (1.01%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (67.79%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (65.77%) TDD
3 137 (45.97%) Continuous Integration
4 111 (37.25%) Scrum
5 88 (29.53%) BDD
6 80 (26.85%) Software Engineering
7 71 (23.83%) Test Automation
8 64 (21.48%) SOA
9 60 (20.13%) Dependency Injection
10 59 (19.80%) Unit Testing
11 35 (11.74%) DSDM
11 35 (11.74%) Workflow
12 34 (11.41%) Software Delivery
13 31 (10.40%) OO
14 27 (9.06%) E-Commerce
14 27 (9.06%) Mentoring
14 27 (9.06%) MVC
15 25 (8.39%) Coaching
16 23 (7.72%) OOP
16 23 (7.72%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 234 (78.52%) Ruby
2 135 (45.30%) Java
3 112 (37.58%) JavaScript
4 84 (28.19%) SQL
5 57 (19.13%) PHP
6 37 (12.42%) C#
7 35 (11.74%) Python
8 25 (8.39%) Groovy
9 18 (6.04%) CoffeeScript
10 11 (3.69%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.02%) Perl
12 4 (1.34%) RubyMotion
13 3 (1.01%) Clojure
13 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.01%) VB
14 2 (0.67%) C
15 1 (0.34%) C++
15 1 (0.34%) ClojureScript
15 1 (0.34%) Go
15 1 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 77 (25.84%) Degree
2 14 (4.70%) ISTQB
2 14 (4.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (2.68%) ISEB
4 3 (1.01%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (22.82%) QA
2 20 (6.71%) SDET
System Software
1 30 (10.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (11.07%) Puppet
2 4 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.34%) Ansible
3 1 (0.34%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (1.34%) New Relic
2 4 (1.34%) Oracle
3 3 (1.01%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.67%) Rackspace
4 2 (0.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (0.67%) Splunk
5 1 (0.34%) HP
5 1 (0.34%) SAP
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
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Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
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Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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