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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 547 583 486
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -97
Permanent jobs citing RSpec 86 70 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.13% 0.82% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 81 60 101
Average salary £57,500 £56,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,900 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +33.33%
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
7599 8537 6786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.05% 17.43% 15.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6410 7315 5863
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 £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 3 July 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 3 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
City of London +48 28 £62,500 +16.27% 6
RSpec
England

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 151 (90.42%) Ruby
2 122 (73.05%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (67.07%) Cucumber
4 93 (55.69%) BDD
4 93 (55.69%) Git (software)
5 90 (53.89%) TDD
5 90 (53.89%) Ruby on Rails
6 85 (50.90%) JavaScript
7 65 (38.92%) Selenium
8 61 (36.53%) Scrum
9 60 (35.93%) Puppet
10 58 (34.73%) Linux
11 46 (27.54%) CSS
12 45 (26.95%) Subversion
13 44 (26.35%) Continuous Integration
14 43 (25.75%) MongoDB
15 41 (24.55%) Java
16 40 (23.95%) QA
17 39 (23.35%) Web Services
17 39 (23.35%) Backbone.js
17 39 (23.35%) AngularJS
17 39 (23.35%) DevOps
18 37 (22.16%) HTML
19 36 (21.56%) OO
19 36 (21.56%) Redis
20 35 (20.96%) Ansible
21 33 (19.76%) E-Commerce
22 32 (19.16%) NoSQL
23 31 (18.56%) WebDriver
23 31 (18.56%) Jenkins

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 27 (16.17%) nginx
2 26 (15.57%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (6.59%) Confluence
3 11 (6.59%) Node.js
4 7 (4.19%) Drupal
5 5 (2.99%) Apache
5 5 (2.99%) CMS
6 3 (1.80%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.20%) Lightstreamer
7 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.78%) SaaS
1 13 (7.78%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (5.99%) PaaS
3 8 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.79%) IaaS
4 3 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.20%) Heroku
5 2 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.58%) Internet
2 8 (4.79%) FTP
3 3 (1.80%) AMQP
4 2 (1.20%) DSL
4 2 (1.20%) HTTP
4 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.20%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (25.75%) MongoDB
2 36 (21.56%) Redis
3 32 (19.16%) NoSQL
4 30 (17.96%) Apache Cassandra
5 22 (13.17%) MySQL
6 18 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (8.38%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.79%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.40%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.20%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.20%) Big Data
11 1 (0.60%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 112 (67.07%) Cucumber
2 93 (55.69%) Git (software)
3 65 (38.92%) Selenium
4 45 (26.95%) Subversion
5 31 (18.56%) WebDriver
5 31 (18.56%) Jenkins
6 16 (9.58%) Jasmine
6 16 (9.58%) Maven
6 16 (9.58%) Firebug
6 16 (9.58%) Fiddler
7 13 (7.78%) Spock
8 12 (7.19%) JIRA
8 12 (7.19%) Capybara
9 11 (6.59%) Gradle
9 11 (6.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (5.39%) JUnit
10 9 (5.39%) SoapUI
11 8 (4.79%) FishEye
11 8 (4.79%) Mockito
11 8 (4.79%) Ant
General
1 24 (14.37%) Finance
2 13 (7.78%) Marketing
3 7 (4.19%) Games
4 4 (2.40%) Retail
4 4 (2.40%) Online Betting
4 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.60%) Law
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 102 (61.08%) Developer
2 58 (34.73%) Ruby Developer
3 40 (23.95%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 31 (18.56%) QA Engineer
5 17 (10.18%) Senior Developer
6 15 (8.98%) Automation Engineer
7 14 (8.38%) Lead Developer
8 13 (7.78%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 9 (5.39%) QA Automation Engineer
10 8 (4.79%) Java Developer
10 8 (4.79%) Test Engineer
11 7 (4.19%) Tester
12 6 (3.59%) Test Automation Engineer
12 6 (3.59%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 5 (2.99%) Senior QA Engineer
14 4 (2.40%) Automation Tester
15 3 (1.80%) Middleware Engineer
15 3 (1.80%) AWS Developer
15 3 (1.80%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (53.89%) Ruby on Rails
2 46 (27.54%) CSS
3 39 (23.35%) Web Services
3 39 (23.35%) Backbone.js
3 39 (23.35%) AngularJS
4 37 (22.16%) HTML
5 29 (17.37%) XML
5 29 (17.37%) JSON
6 27 (16.17%) Ember.js
7 25 (14.97%) KnockoutJS
7 25 (14.97%) Gherkin
8 24 (14.37%) REST
9 19 (11.38%) jQuery
10 16 (9.58%) RESTful
11 14 (8.38%) Sinatra
12 13 (7.78%) Ajax
13 11 (6.59%) JMS
14 9 (5.39%) SOAP
15 8 (4.79%) Struts
15 8 (4.79%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.40%) User Experience
4 2 (1.20%) Online Gambling
5 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.60%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 58 (34.73%) Linux
2 11 (6.59%) UNIX
3 5 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.80%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.80%) Android
5 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.60%) Windows
6 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (73.05%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (55.69%) BDD
3 90 (53.89%) TDD
4 61 (36.53%) Scrum
5 44 (26.35%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (23.35%) DevOps
7 36 (21.56%) OO
8 33 (19.76%) E-Commerce
9 29 (17.37%) Test Automation
10 23 (13.77%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (10.18%) Pair Programming
12 16 (9.58%) OOP
12 16 (9.58%) B2C
12 16 (9.58%) Compatibility Testing
12 16 (9.58%) Software Engineering
12 16 (9.58%) Automation Testing
13 15 (8.98%) UML
14 13 (7.78%) Digital Marketing
14 13 (7.78%) Kanban
15 12 (7.19%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 151 (90.42%) Ruby
2 85 (50.90%) JavaScript
3 41 (24.55%) Java
4 29 (17.37%) SQL
5 17 (10.18%) Scala
6 6 (3.59%) Go
6 6 (3.59%) Python
6 6 (3.59%) Groovy
7 5 (2.99%) Haskell
7 5 (2.99%) Objective-C
7 5 (2.99%) Perl
7 5 (2.99%) RubyMotion
8 3 (1.80%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.60%) Clojure
9 1 (0.60%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.60%) PHP
9 1 (0.60%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 4 (2.40%) ISTQB
1 4 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (23.95%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.99%) Varnish
2 2 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.20%) Squid
3 1 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 60 (35.93%) Puppet
2 35 (20.96%) Ansible
3 19 (11.38%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.40%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.20%) Nagios
5 2 (1.20%) Capistrano
5 2 (1.20%) Salt
5 2 (1.20%) Check_MK
5 2 (1.20%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.60%) Mesos
Vendors
1 14 (8.38%) Oracle
2 10 (5.99%) Rackspace
3 9 (5.39%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.99%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.40%) IBM
6 3 (1.80%) Fiorano
7 2 (1.20%) Adobe
7 2 (1.20%) Terracotta
7 2 (1.20%) Akamai
7 2 (1.20%) F5
7 2 (1.20%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.60%) Twitter
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Options, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + share options
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Tesco
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Which?
Salary: Competitive + 28 days annual leave + up to 11% pension
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + share options
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Farringdon, London, South East, United Kingdom
Your Golf Travel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago