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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RSpec
UK / England
Rank 778 765 816
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +51
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 54 163 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.94% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 47 119 91
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%

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
15015 17433 16300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 19.24% 18.17% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 12839 15085 13891
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +26 24 £60,000 +17.07% 4
North West +5 13 £44,000 -16.19% 1
East of England +33 4 £52,500 +31.25%
South East +52 3 £47,500 -1.04% 1
Yorkshire +31 3 £50,000 +17.64% 1
West Midlands -18 3 - - 1
North East - 2 £40,000 - 2
RSpec
UK

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 118 (88.72%) Ruby
2 90 (67.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 77 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (53.38%) Git (software)
5 65 (48.87%) Cucumber
6 60 (45.11%) TDD
7 57 (42.86%) JavaScript
8 44 (33.08%) HTML
9 43 (32.33%) Selenium
10 42 (31.58%) Linux
11 41 (30.83%) CSS
12 38 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
13 36 (27.07%) Scrum
14 30 (22.56%) MySQL
15 27 (20.30%) Redis
16 26 (19.55%) BDD
17 23 (17.29%) MongoDB
17 23 (17.29%) Capybara
18 22 (16.54%) Opscode Chef
18 22 (16.54%) HTML5
19 21 (15.79%) Jenkins
19 21 (15.79%) CSS3
19 21 (15.79%) Java
19 21 (15.79%) QA
20 20 (15.04%) Vagrant
20 20 (15.04%) User Experience
20 20 (15.04%) jQuery
21 19 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
21 19 (14.29%) NoSQL
21 19 (14.29%) AngularJS

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 14 (10.53%) nginx
2 11 (8.27%) Confluence
2 11 (8.27%) OpenStack
3 9 (6.77%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (4.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.26%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.26%) JBoss
5 3 (2.26%) WildFly
6 2 (1.50%) Apache
7 1 (0.75%) CMS
7 1 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (11.28%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.50%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.77%) SaaS
3 4 (3.01%) GitHub
4 3 (2.26%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.26%) Heroku
4 3 (2.26%) Route 53
5 2 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.75%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.51%) HTTP
2 2 (1.50%) SSH
2 2 (1.50%) VPN
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (22.56%) MySQL
3 27 (20.30%) Redis
4 23 (17.29%) MongoDB
5 19 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 8 (6.02%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.26%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.50%) QlikView
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 71 (53.38%) Git (software)
2 65 (48.87%) Cucumber
3 43 (32.33%) Selenium
4 23 (17.29%) Capybara
5 21 (15.79%) Jenkins
6 20 (15.04%) Vagrant
7 18 (13.53%) WebDriver
8 17 (12.78%) git-flow
9 13 (9.77%) JIRA
10 10 (7.52%) JMeter
10 10 (7.52%) WATIR
11 9 (6.77%) JUnit
12 6 (4.51%) Appium
12 6 (4.51%) Jasmine
12 6 (4.51%) JBehave
12 6 (4.51%) RubyGems
12 6 (4.51%) SoapUI
12 6 (4.51%) TeamCity
13 5 (3.76%) JIRA Agile
13 5 (3.76%) TestRail
General
1 11 (8.27%) Games
2 8 (6.02%) Advertising
3 7 (5.26%) Retail
4 5 (3.76%) Law
4 5 (3.76%) Marketing
5 4 (3.01%) Billing
6 3 (2.26%) Banking
6 3 (2.26%) Finance
6 3 (2.26%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.75%) Electronics
7 1 (0.75%) iGaming
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 72 (54.14%) Developer
2 42 (31.58%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 31 (23.31%) Ruby Developer
4 15 (11.28%) Senior Developer
5 14 (10.53%) Technical Director
6 13 (9.77%) Tester
7 12 (9.02%) Automation Tester
8 9 (6.77%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (6.77%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 8 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (6.02%) QA Leader
10 7 (5.26%) QA Tester
11 6 (4.51%) Agile Developer
11 6 (4.51%) Java Engineer
11 6 (4.51%) QA Automation Tester
12 5 (3.76%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (3.76%) Developer in Test
12 5 (3.76%) Senior Ruby Developer
12 5 (3.76%) Test Leader
12 5 (3.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (67.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 44 (33.08%) HTML
3 41 (30.83%) CSS
4 22 (16.54%) HTML5
5 21 (15.79%) CSS3
6 20 (15.04%) jQuery
7 19 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 15 (11.28%) Backbone.js
8 15 (11.28%) JSON
9 14 (10.53%) Flash
9 14 (10.53%) Spine.js
10 13 (9.77%) Resque
11 12 (9.02%) React
12 10 (7.52%) XML
13 9 (6.77%) Node.js
13 9 (6.77%) Redux
13 9 (6.77%) REST
13 9 (6.77%) Web Services
14 7 (5.26%) RESTEasy
15 6 (4.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.04%) User Experience
2 9 (6.77%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.76%) Life Science
4 5 (3.76%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.76%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.01%) iPad
6 3 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.50%) Animation
7 2 (1.50%) Blog
7 2 (1.50%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.75%) Social Media
8 1 (0.75%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 42 (31.58%) Linux
2 8 (6.02%) Windows
3 5 (3.76%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.76%) Unix
4 2 (1.50%) Android
4 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (45.11%) TDD
3 36 (27.07%) Scrum
4 26 (19.55%) BDD
5 18 (13.53%) OO
6 17 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (12.03%) Test Automation
8 15 (11.28%) Open Source
9 14 (10.53%) Artificial Intelligence
10 13 (9.77%) Front End Development
11 12 (9.02%) DevOps
12 11 (8.27%) Microservices
12 11 (8.27%) OOP
12 11 (8.27%) Software Engineering
12 11 (8.27%) Web Development
13 10 (7.52%) Functional Testing
13 10 (7.52%) Pair Programming
14 9 (6.77%) API Testing
14 9 (6.77%) Continuous Delivery
15 8 (6.02%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (88.72%) Ruby
2 57 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 21 (15.79%) Java
4 13 (9.77%) SQL
5 11 (8.27%) Python
6 9 (6.77%) Groovy
7 6 (4.51%) Elixir
8 5 (3.76%) Go
8 5 (3.76%) PHP
9 4 (3.01%) C#
9 4 (3.01%) Scala
10 3 (2.26%) Clojure
11 2 (1.50%) R
12 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.26%) Degree
2 3 (2.26%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.26%) OCP
2 3 (2.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.79%) QA
2 7 (5.26%) SDET
3 2 (1.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (6.02%) Docker
2 5 (3.76%) LXC
3 1 (0.75%) KVM
3 1 (0.75%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (16.54%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (13.53%) Puppet
3 16 (12.03%) Capistrano
4 8 (6.02%) Ansible
5 5 (3.76%) CFEngine
5 5 (3.76%) Salt
6 1 (0.75%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.75%) Graphite
6 1 (0.75%) StatsD
Vendors
1 6 (4.51%) Atlassian
1 6 (4.51%) Oracle
2 5 (3.76%) Rackspace
3 4 (3.01%) SAP
4 3 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.50%) Tableau
6 1 (0.75%) HP
6 1 (0.75%) IBM
6 1 (0.75%) New Relic
6 1 (0.75%) TOWER Software
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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