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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 726 795 713
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -82
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 141 93 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.084% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.81% 0.52% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 133 79 120
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +33.33%
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
17304 17839 15135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.98% 16.20% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14686 15170 13104
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +29 83 £57,500 +4.54% 15
South East +40 38 £55,000 -4.34% 5
East of England +5 5 £37,500 -27.88% 1
Yorkshire +8 4 £37,500 - 2
North East - 4 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands -5 2 £56,250 +7.14%
South West - 2 £42,500 -
North West -5 1 £27,000 - 2
RSpec
UK

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 250 (91.58%) Ruby
2 180 (65.93%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (58.24%) TDD
4 150 (54.95%) Cucumber
5 148 (54.21%) Selenium
6 136 (49.82%) JavaScript
7 120 (43.96%) Git (software)
8 119 (43.59%) Ruby on Rails
9 117 (42.86%) Scrum
10 106 (38.83%) BDD
11 100 (36.63%) Linux
12 92 (33.70%) Continuous Integration
13 77 (28.21%) Jenkins
14 72 (26.37%) UNIX
15 69 (25.27%) Test Automation
16 68 (24.91%) Backbone.js
16 68 (24.91%) CSS
17 66 (24.18%) Puppet
18 62 (22.71%) Subversion
19 59 (21.61%) HTML
20 55 (20.15%) Java
21 52 (19.05%) MongoDB
21 52 (19.05%) Automation Testing
22 48 (17.58%) QA
23 47 (17.22%) Web Services
23 47 (17.22%) AngularJS
24 42 (15.38%) Node.js
25 41 (15.02%) SQL
26 40 (14.65%) Redis
26 40 (14.65%) DevOps

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 42 (15.38%) Node.js
2 29 (10.62%) nginx
3 28 (10.26%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (4.76%) Confluence
5 7 (2.56%) Drupal
6 5 (1.83%) CMS
6 5 (1.83%) Apache
7 3 (1.10%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.10%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.10%) JBoss
8 2 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.73%) Lightstreamer
8 2 (0.73%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.73%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.13%) SaaS
2 13 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.66%) PaaS
5 8 (2.93%) IaaS
6 6 (2.20%) Heroku
7 3 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.73%) GitHub
9 1 (0.37%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.59%) Internet
2 10 (3.66%) FTP
3 3 (1.10%) AMQP
4 2 (0.73%) DSL
4 2 (0.73%) HTTP
4 2 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.73%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (19.05%) MongoDB
2 40 (14.65%) Redis
3 38 (13.92%) NoSQL
4 33 (12.09%) MySQL
5 32 (11.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 30 (10.99%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (5.86%) Relational Database
8 14 (5.13%) SQL Server
9 6 (2.20%) CouchDB
10 5 (1.83%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.47%) Big Data
12 1 (0.37%) HBase
12 1 (0.37%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 150 (54.95%) Cucumber
2 148 (54.21%) Selenium
3 120 (43.96%) Git (software)
4 77 (28.21%) Jenkins
5 62 (22.71%) Subversion
6 34 (12.45%) WATIR
6 34 (12.45%) WebDriver
7 30 (10.99%) RubyGems
8 20 (7.33%) Jasmine
9 18 (6.59%) Maven
10 17 (6.23%) Capybara
11 16 (5.86%) Firebug
11 16 (5.86%) Fiddler
12 15 (5.49%) Spock
13 14 (5.13%) JIRA
14 13 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 13 (4.76%) Gradle
15 11 (4.03%) SoapUI
15 11 (4.03%) JUnit
16 10 (3.66%) Ant
General
1 27 (9.89%) Finance
2 16 (5.86%) Marketing
3 10 (3.66%) Games
4 6 (2.20%) Retail
5 5 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.47%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
7 1 (0.37%) Law
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 164 (60.07%) Developer
2 74 (27.11%) Ruby Developer
3 58 (21.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 46 (16.85%) Automation Engineer
5 35 (12.82%) QA Engineer
6 28 (10.26%) Test Engineer
7 26 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
8 23 (8.42%) Lead Developer
9 20 (7.33%) Senior Developer
10 14 (5.13%) AWS Developer
11 13 (4.76%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
12 12 (4.40%) Java Developer
12 12 (4.40%) QA Automation Engineer
13 10 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
14 9 (3.30%) Tester
15 7 (2.56%) Lead Designer
15 7 (2.56%) Designer
16 6 (2.20%) DevOps Engineer
16 6 (2.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 5 (1.83%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (43.59%) Ruby on Rails
2 68 (24.91%) CSS
2 68 (24.91%) Backbone.js
3 59 (21.61%) HTML
4 47 (17.22%) Web Services
4 47 (17.22%) AngularJS
5 31 (11.36%) React
5 31 (11.36%) XML
5 31 (11.36%) JSON
6 29 (10.62%) Ember.js
7 28 (10.26%) REST
7 28 (10.26%) jQuery
8 25 (9.16%) KnockoutJS
8 25 (9.16%) Gherkin
8 25 (9.16%) Underscore.js
9 20 (7.33%) RESTful
10 18 (6.59%) HTML5
10 18 (6.59%) Ajax
11 17 (6.23%) Sinatra
12 16 (5.86%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.47%) User Experience
4 3 (1.10%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.73%) Social Media
5 2 (0.73%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.73%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.37%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.37%) Online Games
6 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.37%) DTV
6 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 100 (36.63%) Linux
2 72 (26.37%) UNIX
3 6 (2.20%) Ubuntu
4 5 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.10%) Android
5 3 (1.10%) Windows
6 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (65.93%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (58.24%) TDD
3 117 (42.86%) Scrum
4 106 (38.83%) BDD
5 92 (33.70%) Continuous Integration
6 69 (25.27%) Test Automation
7 52 (19.05%) Automation Testing
8 40 (14.65%) DevOps
9 38 (13.92%) OO
10 35 (12.82%) E-Commerce
11 25 (9.16%) UML
12 24 (8.79%) Continuous Delivery
13 21 (7.69%) Pair Programming
13 21 (7.69%) Software Engineering
14 18 (6.59%) OOP
14 18 (6.59%) MVC
15 16 (5.86%) B2C
15 16 (5.86%) Compatibility Testing
15 16 (5.86%) Kanban
16 14 (5.13%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 250 (91.58%) Ruby
2 136 (49.82%) JavaScript
3 55 (20.15%) Java
4 41 (15.02%) SQL
5 17 (6.23%) Scala
6 11 (4.03%) C#
7 10 (3.66%) Python
8 9 (3.30%) Groovy
9 8 (2.93%) PHP
10 7 (2.56%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.56%) Go
10 7 (2.56%) RubyMotion
11 5 (1.83%) Haskell
11 5 (1.83%) Perl
11 5 (1.83%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (1.10%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.73%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.37%) Erlang
14 1 (0.37%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5 (1.83%) Degree
2 4 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (1.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (17.58%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.20%) Varnish
2 2 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.73%) Squid
3 1 (0.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 66 (24.18%) Puppet
2 35 (12.82%) Ansible
3 22 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.56%) Vagrant
5 6 (2.20%) Capistrano
6 3 (1.10%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.73%) Graphite
7 2 (0.73%) Nagios
7 2 (0.73%) logstash
7 2 (0.73%) Salt
7 2 (0.73%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.37%) Mesos
Vendors
1 17 (6.23%) Oracle
2 11 (4.03%) Atlassian
3 10 (3.66%) Rackspace
4 5 (1.83%) Zend
4 5 (1.83%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.47%) IBM
5 4 (1.47%) Terracotta
6 3 (1.10%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.10%) Fiorano
6 3 (1.10%) Google
7 2 (0.73%) Apple
7 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.73%) Adobe
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%) SAP
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, 25 days holiday, Life and
Posted: Yesterday
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First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Options, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Simplified Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Linux Recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + share options
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £20,000 - £40,000 per year
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Bridge Noble
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
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Tesco
Salary: Competitive
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