The first table below looks at the demand for RSpec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 144 136 145
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 4 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.16% 0.047% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.11% 0.26% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 7
Average salary £52,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.47% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -22.27%
Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
361 379 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.56% 17.89% 18.81%
Number of salaries quoted 311 310 390
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
RSpec
East of England

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RSpec across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

RSpec
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RSpec across the Hertfordshire region.

RSpec Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

RSpec
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
Stevenage +7 4 £52,000 +9.47%
RSpec
East of England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) UML
1 9 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
1 9 (100.00%) Ajax
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) HTML5
1 9 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (88.89%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) Python
2 8 (88.89%) PHP
2 8 (88.89%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) Subversion
3 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (55.56%) CakePHP
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) Internet
7 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
1 9 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (66.67%) Subversion
2 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Web Developer
3 6 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) Senior Web Developer
3 6 (66.67%) Web Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) Senior Web Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) Ajax
1 9 (100.00%) HTML5
2 8 (88.89%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) CakePHP
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) UML
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) OO
3 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
2 8 (88.89%) Python
2 8 (88.89%) PHP
2 8 (88.89%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) C#