The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 529 588 511
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -77
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 98 72 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.35% 0.84% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 89 63 74
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,500 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.49%
RSpec
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7272 8592 6675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.57% 17.54% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6077 7271 5733
Average salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in London

RSpec
Salary Trend in London

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

RSpec Salary Trend in London

RSpec
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RSpec across the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

RSpec Salary Histogram in London

RSpec
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
City of London +60 26 £62,500 +28.20% 3
Hounslow - 1 £75,000 -
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 165 (92.18%) Ruby
2 136 (75.98%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (66.48%) Cucumber
4 108 (60.34%) BDD
5 99 (55.31%) Git (software)
6 97 (54.19%) Ruby on Rails
7 96 (53.63%) JavaScript
8 92 (51.40%) TDD
9 65 (36.31%) Linux
9 65 (36.31%) Scrum
10 61 (34.08%) Puppet
11 59 (32.96%) Selenium
12 54 (30.17%) Web Services
13 53 (29.61%) CSS
14 51 (28.49%) QA
15 49 (27.37%) Continuous Integration
16 44 (24.58%) Subversion
16 44 (24.58%) HTML
16 44 (24.58%) Java
17 43 (24.02%) MongoDB
18 42 (23.46%) Backbone.js
18 42 (23.46%) AngularJS
19 41 (22.91%) DevOps
19 41 (22.91%) Redis
19 41 (22.91%) E-Commerce
20 39 (21.79%) NoSQL
21 38 (21.23%) Ansible
21 38 (21.23%) OO
21 38 (21.23%) JSON
22 37 (20.67%) SQL

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 31 (17.32%) nginx
1 31 (17.32%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (5.03%) Confluence
3 8 (4.47%) Node.js
4 5 (2.79%) Apache
4 5 (2.79%) Drupal
5 3 (1.68%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.12%) CMS
6 2 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.12%) Lightstreamer
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.70%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (6.15%) SaaS
3 10 (5.59%) PaaS
3 10 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.47%) IaaS
5 5 (2.79%) Heroku
6 4 (2.23%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.29%) Internet
2 8 (4.47%) FTP
3 3 (1.68%) HTTP
3 3 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.68%) DNS
3 3 (1.68%) DSL
3 3 (1.68%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (24.02%) MongoDB
2 41 (22.91%) Redis
3 39 (21.79%) NoSQL
4 33 (18.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 21 (11.73%) MySQL
6 18 (10.06%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (7.82%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.47%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.23%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.23%) Big Data
10 2 (1.12%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 119 (66.48%) Cucumber
2 99 (55.31%) Git (software)
3 59 (32.96%) Selenium
4 44 (24.58%) Subversion
5 35 (19.55%) Jenkins
6 30 (16.76%) WebDriver
7 18 (10.06%) Firebug
7 18 (10.06%) Fiddler
8 14 (7.82%) Maven
9 12 (6.70%) Capybara
10 11 (6.15%) Gradle
10 11 (6.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (5.59%) Jasmine
12 9 (5.03%) Calabash
12 9 (5.03%) JIRA
12 9 (5.03%) JUnit
13 8 (4.47%) FitNesse
13 8 (4.47%) jMock
13 8 (4.47%) Ant
13 8 (4.47%) EasyMock
General
1 29 (16.20%) Finance
2 13 (7.26%) Marketing
3 7 (3.91%) Retail
4 6 (3.35%) Online Betting
4 6 (3.35%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.35%) Games
5 5 (2.79%) Law
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 107 (59.78%) Developer
2 63 (35.20%) Ruby Developer
3 35 (19.55%) QA Engineer
4 34 (18.99%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 16 (8.94%) Lead Developer
6 14 (7.82%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.70%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 12 (6.70%) Automation Engineer
8 9 (5.03%) QA Automation Engineer
9 8 (4.47%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.47%) Analyst
10 7 (3.91%) Tester
11 6 (3.35%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.35%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 5 (2.79%) Test Engineer
13 4 (2.23%) Automation Tester
14 3 (1.68%) Middleware Engineer
14 3 (1.68%) JavaScript Developer
14 3 (1.68%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (54.19%) Ruby on Rails
2 54 (30.17%) Web Services
3 53 (29.61%) CSS
4 44 (24.58%) HTML
5 42 (23.46%) Backbone.js
5 42 (23.46%) AngularJS
6 38 (21.23%) JSON
7 36 (20.11%) Gherkin
8 34 (18.99%) XML
9 31 (17.32%) Ember.js
10 29 (16.20%) KnockoutJS
11 22 (12.29%) REST
12 20 (11.17%) jQuery
13 19 (10.61%) RESTful
14 17 (9.50%) Ajax
15 14 (7.82%) HTML5
16 13 (7.26%) Sinatra
17 11 (6.15%) JMS
18 9 (5.03%) SOAP
19 8 (4.47%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.82%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.79%) Online Gambling
4 4 (2.23%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.12%) User Experience
6 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.56%) Social Media
6 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 65 (36.31%) Linux
2 13 (7.26%) UNIX
3 7 (3.91%) Android
3 7 (3.91%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Windows
5 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.56%) Debian
5 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (75.98%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (60.34%) BDD
3 92 (51.40%) TDD
4 65 (36.31%) Scrum
5 49 (27.37%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (22.91%) E-Commerce
6 41 (22.91%) DevOps
7 38 (21.23%) OO
8 35 (19.55%) Test Automation
9 23 (12.85%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (10.06%) Compatibility Testing
10 18 (10.06%) B2C
11 15 (8.38%) Software Engineering
12 14 (7.82%) OOP
13 13 (7.26%) Pair Programming
13 13 (7.26%) Automation Testing
14 12 (6.70%) Test Strategy
14 12 (6.70%) Automated Testing
14 12 (6.70%) UML
14 12 (6.70%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 165 (92.18%) Ruby
2 96 (53.63%) JavaScript
3 44 (24.58%) Java
4 37 (20.67%) SQL
5 21 (11.73%) Scala
6 7 (3.91%) Perl
7 6 (3.35%) Python
8 5 (2.79%) Objective-C
8 5 (2.79%) Go
9 4 (2.23%) Haskell
10 3 (1.68%) Groovy
10 3 (1.68%) RubyMotion
10 3 (1.68%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.56%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.56%) Erlang
11 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (2.23%) ISTQB
1 4 (2.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (28.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.79%) Varnish
2 2 (1.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.12%) Squid
Systems Management
1 61 (34.08%) Puppet
2 38 (21.23%) Ansible
3 18 (10.06%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.23%) Capistrano
5 2 (1.12%) Nagios
5 2 (1.12%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.12%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.12%) Salt
5 2 (1.12%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 11 (6.15%) Oracle
2 9 (5.03%) Atlassian
3 8 (4.47%) Rackspace
4 5 (2.79%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.68%) Fiorano
5 3 (1.68%) IBM
6 2 (1.12%) Adobe
6 2 (1.12%) Terracotta
6 2 (1.12%) Akamai
6 2 (1.12%) F5
6 2 (1.12%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.56%) Twitter
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Stock Options + Benefits
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London
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