The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 535 591 565
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -26
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 60 72 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.87% 0.91% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 54 55 81
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -12.00%
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
6875 7897 7339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 19.59% 18.09% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5914 6726 6183
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing RSpec as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

RSpec Salary Histogram in London

RSpec
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the London region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +41 18 £85,000 +61.90% 3
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 178 (87.68%) Ruby
2 162 (79.80%) Ruby on Rails
3 119 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (57.64%) JavaScript
5 102 (50.25%) CSS
6 101 (49.75%) HTML
7 90 (44.33%) Git (software)
8 81 (39.90%) Cucumber
9 79 (38.92%) jQuery
10 78 (38.42%) HTML5
11 73 (35.96%) Linux
12 72 (35.47%) CSS3
13 58 (28.57%) TDD
14 54 (26.60%) Redis
15 52 (25.62%) MySQL
16 51 (25.12%) AngularJS
16 51 (25.12%) User Experience
17 49 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
18 48 (23.65%) MongoDB
19 47 (23.15%) nginx
19 47 (23.15%) Backbone.js
20 45 (22.17%) Spine.js
21 44 (21.67%) NoSQL
22 43 (21.18%) BDD
23 41 (20.20%) PostgreSQL
24 40 (19.70%) Artificial Intelligence
24 40 (19.70%) Photoshop
24 40 (19.70%) Flash
25 35 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
26 33 (16.26%) Selenium

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 47 (23.15%) nginx
2 14 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (4.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (3.94%) OpenStack
5 6 (2.96%) Confluence
6 5 (2.46%) Apache
Applications
1 40 (19.70%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.99%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (6.40%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.88%) SaaS
3 11 (5.42%) GitHub
4 10 (4.93%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (4.43%) Heroku
6 7 (3.45%) Amazon S3
6 7 (3.45%) Route 53
7 2 (0.99%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.99%) HTTP
1 2 (0.99%) SMTP
1 2 (0.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (26.60%) Redis
2 52 (25.62%) MySQL
3 48 (23.65%) MongoDB
4 44 (21.67%) NoSQL
5 41 (20.20%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (7.88%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.43%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.49%) QlikView
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 90 (44.33%) Git (software)
2 81 (39.90%) Cucumber
3 33 (16.26%) Selenium
4 32 (15.76%) Capybara
5 30 (14.78%) Jenkins
6 16 (7.88%) JMeter
7 13 (6.40%) JIRA
7 13 (6.40%) WATIR
8 11 (5.42%) JUnit
8 11 (5.42%) LoadRunner
9 9 (4.43%) Appium
9 9 (4.43%) Mockito
9 9 (4.43%) Vagrant
10 7 (3.45%) Hudson
11 6 (2.96%) PhantomJS
12 5 (2.46%) Jasmine
12 5 (2.46%) JIRA Agile
12 5 (2.46%) SoapUI
12 5 (2.46%) TestRail
13 4 (1.97%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (13.30%) Marketing
2 23 (11.33%) Law
3 17 (8.37%) Games
4 13 (6.40%) Billing
5 8 (3.94%) Retail
6 4 (1.97%) Advertising
6 4 (1.97%) iGaming
7 3 (1.48%) Banking
7 3 (1.48%) Finance
7 3 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.48%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 119 (58.62%) Developer
2 73 (35.96%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 57 (28.08%) Ruby Developer
4 43 (21.18%) Senior Developer
5 31 (15.27%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 28 (13.79%) Lead Developer
7 23 (11.33%) Technical Director
8 13 (6.40%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (6.40%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 12 (5.91%) Automation Tester
9 12 (5.91%) Tester
10 9 (4.43%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (4.43%) Games Developer
10 9 (4.43%) QA Engineer
10 9 (4.43%) Senior Games Developer
11 8 (3.94%) QA Automation Engineer
11 8 (3.94%) QA Leader
12 7 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
12 7 (3.45%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.45%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (79.80%) Ruby on Rails
2 102 (50.25%) CSS
3 101 (49.75%) HTML
4 79 (38.92%) jQuery
5 78 (38.42%) HTML5
6 72 (35.47%) CSS3
7 51 (25.12%) AngularJS
8 47 (23.15%) Backbone.js
9 45 (22.17%) Spine.js
10 40 (19.70%) Flash
11 27 (13.30%) React
12 22 (10.84%) JSON
13 18 (8.87%) REST
13 18 (8.87%) Sinatra
14 13 (6.40%) Ember.js
14 13 (6.40%) Node.js
14 13 (6.40%) Swagger
15 12 (5.91%) RESTful
16 11 (5.42%) Redux
16 11 (5.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (25.12%) User Experience
2 40 (19.70%) Artificial Intelligence
3 31 (15.27%) Mobile App
4 13 (6.40%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.45%) Data Extraction
5 7 (3.45%) Life Science
5 7 (3.45%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.46%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.97%) Blog
8 2 (0.99%) Social Media
8 2 (0.99%) Social Network
9 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 73 (35.96%) Linux
2 18 (8.87%) Apple iOS
3 13 (6.40%) Android
4 10 (4.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (28.57%) TDD
3 43 (21.18%) BDD
4 32 (15.76%) Scrum
5 25 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (10.84%) DevOps
7 21 (10.34%) OO
8 19 (9.36%) Front End Development
9 18 (8.87%) Mentoring
10 16 (7.88%) Microservices
10 16 (7.88%) Open Source
10 16 (7.88%) QA Automation
11 15 (7.39%) Test Automation
12 13 (6.40%) iOS Development
12 13 (6.40%) Web Development
13 11 (5.42%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (5.42%) SOA
14 9 (4.43%) Android Development
14 9 (4.43%) OOP
14 9 (4.43%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 178 (87.68%) Ruby
2 117 (57.64%) JavaScript
3 20 (9.85%) Java
4 16 (7.88%) Python
5 14 (6.90%) Go
5 14 (6.90%) Groovy
5 14 (6.90%) SQL
6 9 (4.43%) PHP
7 8 (3.94%) Scala
8 6 (2.96%) Elixir
9 4 (1.97%) C#
10 3 (1.48%) Clojure
11 1 (0.49%) C
11 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (6.40%) Degree
2 9 (4.43%) OCP
2 9 (4.43%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (0.99%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.78%) QA
2 9 (4.43%) SDET
3 1 (0.49%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (8.87%) Docker
2 7 (3.45%) LXC
Systems Management
1 49 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (9.36%) Puppet
3 16 (7.88%) Ansible
4 7 (3.45%) CFEngine
4 7 (3.45%) Salt
5 2 (0.99%) Kibana
5 2 (0.99%) Nagios
6 1 (0.49%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 12 (5.91%) Rackspace
2 9 (4.43%) Oracle
3 2 (0.99%) HP
3 2 (0.99%) IBM
3 2 (0.99%) SAP
4 1 (0.49%) New Relic
4 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.49%) Tableau
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